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Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
I'm hoping that my warranty dealer replaced parts...

I'm hoping that my warranty dealer replaced parts of numbers they got from my Vin lookup. I bet the dealer I had service my bike ( a dealer I chose to go to because of good reviews from other people)...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 06:36 AM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
The plugs at LKAR9bi9 not 8bi9. I think they wool...

The plugs at LKAR9bi9 not 8bi9. I think they wool still fit but might not be as hot.

Edit: so after some digging around on google and using KTM's listed part number for my year on their spare...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
So i got the bike back today and it runs great....

So i got the bike back today and it runs great. No more surging. Of course I had to call them. Thanks for reminding me Lou. I was able to get it before the shop closed. They stayed open for me since...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
My led lights arrived today. Just wished my bike...

My led lights arrived today. Just wished my bike would be back from the shop.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 10:58 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
No, I paid $140 for ktms filter kit which is the...

No, I paid $140 for ktms filter kit which is the two filters and a bunch of o-rings which aren't really necessary. The only one you might need is the one between the unit and the tank which was torn...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Great stuff! I was just reading over on the...

Great stuff! I was just reading over on the ktmsmt forum about the cheap airbox mod. Wishing I had more money.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 02:48 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Will do, also for anyone interested I just found...

Will do, also for anyone interested I just found on eBay a fuel filter set for $45. Doesn't come with all the little rings from the KTM kit but does come with one o-ring that happened to be one that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 01:14 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Just ordered tail lights from superbright LEDs...

Just ordered tail lights from superbright LEDs (thanks Lou) and the parking lamb bulb in LED (it burnt out) and also going to try the cyclops led h4 headlight. Also looking at smaller led turn...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 10:04 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
yes running an aftermarket map and I spoke with...

yes running an aftermarket map and I spoke with Kev about the altitude issue. the o2 sensors only function at low rpms, the MAP sensor will adjust for altitude. I have had no problems going over the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:26 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Heard from my dealer about the bike. They said my...

Heard from my dealer about the bike. They said my spark plugs look like crap. Says they look sooty or oily like there is carbon built up. I wish I could have seen them but they put them back in until...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,673
Posted By Smithers167
If everyone went strictly off power to weigh...

If everyone went strictly off power to weigh ratios and numbers thrown on paper we would all have the same bike, then upgrade to the next bike that beats it. But which one of you guys bought your...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
Voltages look good. Even starter is getting 12v...

Voltages look good. Even starter is getting 12v when I hit the switch. But it isn't making any noise. Hopefully I'll get a friend to come help pull start it. It is a beast to push start.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
I was checking around the battery. Didn't see...

I was checking around the battery. Didn't see anything obvious. I'll check again this morning to see if it just needs to be dried out. I'll check voltages. Otherwise i will have to push start it to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Made it back home today. About 4300 miles...

Made it back home today. About 4300 miles covered. Gave it a bath and now it won't start. Just get a click from the solenoid.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It is currently kinda loose just because I've put...

It is currently kinda loose just because I've put on 4k miles in two weeks. I've tightened it once but the dealer said my chain has more wear in some spots so it depends on where it is at when you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it...

It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it would put that much pressure unless it was so low it the rim would hit ground or rock. When I'm ofroading in my jeep the tie pressure are really low and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
Gotta have photos too ...

Gotta have photos too

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/Alaska%20adventure/IMG_20140823_132843229.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
In running Tourance next Tues on my speaks trip....

In running Tourance next Tues on my speaks trip. Might get 4k or of them but we are running 75 on chip seal roads loaded down with gear. I have done about 500 miles of gravel roads and they are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
My filters ...

My filters
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/KTM%20SMT/IMG_20140819_111214095.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 08:41 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Cool thanks. I did adjust the throttle cables a...

Cool thanks. I did adjust the throttle cables a little because there was a lot of play before but I didn't tighten so much that it was pulling on the throttle at all. I'll adjust it back AMD see if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 01:41 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
We'll it is not the fuel filters. Maybe tps?

We'll it is not the fuel filters. Maybe tps?
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:06 PM
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Views: 1,392
Posted By Smithers167
Day 3 Houston to Dease Lake on the cassier...

Day 3 Houston to Dease Lake on the cassier highway About 420 miles

We got up early and were in Smothers BC at around 8 am. I stopped and posed at the sign....
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
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Views: 1,392
Posted By Smithers167
Day 2 Mclease lake to Houston B.C. Just over 300...

Day 2 Mclease lake to Houston B.C. Just over 300 miles

Today was a hot boring day. We all got tired quickly and had a farely late start. Along the way we did see a large forest fire....
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
In the manual it just says check fuel pressure....

In the manual it just says check fuel pressure. I'm guessing it was fine and just went over the edge. However when he was going through the check list I don't remember him saying anything about the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
It is still tucked away pretty inaccessible...

It is still tucked away pretty inaccessible without pulling everything off so I don't see that being the issue
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Well since I'm not going to the arctic ocean with...

Well since I'm not going to the arctic ocean with my buddies I have the rest of the trip to do what I want and see what I want. So it's not all bad I just have to fix my bike and I'll be doing in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
While I was there I also tightened the champs...

While I was there I also tightened the champs holding the throttle bodies on the intake. I ones around and didn't see anything out of the ordinary. I figure it would be good to do a 15 min reset in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It started before doing any long dusty roads. And...

It started before doing any long dusty roads. And the air filter was brand new when I started the trip. Haven't touched idle adjustment.

Had a chance in Fairbanks today to take the tank off. One...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
KTM smt surging issue:...

KTM smt surging issue: http://youtu.be/rn6jM4Xb4S8

Here is a video I just posted on YouTube.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,981
Posted By Smithers167
That little tan truck you saw is camping next to...

That little tan truck you saw is camping next to me on the salcha river right on the alcan.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Doesn't feel mechanical. Feels like a the air...

Doesn't feel mechanical. Feels like a the air ratio is off. Thinking throttle bodies or possible the intake trumpet came loose after servicein.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:34 PM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Guys I need your help!!! My bike started...

Guys I need your help!!!

My bike started surging at constant throttle. I thought maybe bad gas but ran it dry and added my spare fuel from home. Still does it. A few places have not had supreme...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By Smithers167
Day 1 Bellingham to Mclease lake Sea to sky...

Day 1 Bellingham to Mclease lake

Sea to sky highway was absolutely amazing. Fun twisty roads just don't get stuck behind a travel trailer with brakes on fire navigating the steep grades and tight...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By Smithers167
Day .5 Whistler B.C. Stopped for lunch and...

Day .5 Whistler B.C.

Stopped for lunch and to post a couple pictures before we head north on the sea to sky.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By Smithers167
Got the bike loaded and ready to take off in the...

Got the bike loaded and ready to take off in the morning.

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/KTM%20SMT/IMG_20140810_155316191_HDR.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,903
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Posted By Smithers167
Modified my highway peg idea to where it uses the...

Modified my highway peg idea to where it uses the small supporting bar and doesn't stick out as much as the last version.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
That is a concern of mine. I just didn't address...

That is a concern of mine. I just didn't address it soon enough. I was thinking about the cabelas ammo box that is plastic and water resistant with a latch closure. But it isn't deep enough without...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 09:28 AM
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Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Using stock side bags. In one is my camp stove, ...

Using stock side bags. In one is my camp stove, spare fuel canister, water shoes, tool bag( left it out from under the seat for easy access); in the other is chain lube, bug spray, octane boost,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Ya I think with the preloads they just figured...

Ya I think with the preloads they just figured its sporty if its low. I set the preloads first. Forks are 5 turns and rear is two turns preloaded. Where I think they wanted 5 turns on the rear...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 327,238
Posted By Smithers167
Thanks, I just weighed my gear, almost 60 lbs...

Thanks, I just weighed my gear, almost 60 lbs worth including tank bag.
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