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Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 1,219,430
Posted By todd83-900t
I have several sets of All-Balls wheel spacers on...

I have several sets of All-Balls wheel spacers on my work bench and that's where they'll stay. The surface that the seal lips ride on has been coated with something and it's NOT finely polished. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks Crew. Yes, we will respect the storm...

Thanks Crew.

Yes, we will respect the storm clouds, FLASH-BOOM is not my idea of fun. I'll cut out the Horse Creek idea and dial it back a couple of clicks since this route is designed to be fun...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By todd83-900t
Wanted: Advise from San Juan, Rico, Single Track Crew

I'm looking for a sanity check on the following route from the San Juan Single Track Crew:

Chapter 1: Highway 145 -> East Fork -> Bolam pass
Chapter 2: Bolam Pass -> to Hermosa Park -> Hermosa...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 1,219,430
Posted By todd83-900t
I've tried the 7602 and Uptite racing vent...

I've tried the 7602 and Uptite racing vent filters and was not impressed. The 7602 filter media is too small, hard to change (with my old eyes) and there are too many lines. The Uptite unit allows...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Message received: You're creating a Loctite...

Message received: You're creating a Loctite "diode" whenever you use a retaining compound or 660. Proceed with caution.

Thanks for all the lesson.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Dr. Loctite, Can you recommend a product to...

Dr. Loctite,

Can you recommend a product to help mimimize movement between the countershaft sprocket and the shaft spines on say a 450? I've been using 290 and I'm considering 680. These shafts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By todd83-900t
Open the carburetor bowl drain *after* the bike...

Open the carburetor bowl drain *after* the bike dies. If there's no fuel you've found the culprit. It could be the gas cap, not allowing air in.
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Sorry for the confusion but the threads of the...

Sorry for the confusion but the threads of the fasteners are free of corrosion. It's the smooth part of the bolt's that are rusting. For example, the body of the swing arm bolt or the dog bone...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Marine anti-seize or grease?

Dirty,

What do you put on your suspension linkage bolts and main swing arm bolt to prevent corrosion. I've tried BelRay water proof grease, grease mixed with molypaste and bacon grease. Over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By todd83-900t
Tour of Idaho T1 route still open?

Greetings,

With the following road closures due to fires:
- Magruder Rd.
- Highway 12, between Lolo and Lolo pass.

Is there a way to get from Salmon -> Elk City/Lowell that does not involve...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,100
Posted By todd83-900t
More details please.

More details on your T1 ride pretty please. Were there any sections that were exceptionally difficult? What sections would you considered "Must See" Were the waypoints in the right places? Any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 1,219,430
Posted By todd83-900t
Is 13 T counter sprocket hard on drive train?

I just switched the gearing on my '05 450 EXC from 14:50 -> 13:50 and love how it behaves in those snotty little single track situations.

Question: Is running a 13 tooth counter sprocket hard...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,769
Posted By todd83-900t
Great question! For me I'll be looking...

Great question!

For me I'll be looking really hard at the 450X as my next dual sport bike. I own a 05 450 EXC and at 220 hrs 5,500 miles I've replaced: the water pump seals twice, cam shaft,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 59,391
Posted By todd83-900t
Hey Ned, I wondering if KTM has addressed...

Hey Ned,

I wondering if KTM has addressed some of the obvious deficiencies that plagued the RFS bikes. For example, unsealed Molex electrical connectors, butter soft wheel spacers, frequent...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By todd83-900t
I asked this same question on KTMTalk a while...

I asked this same question on KTMTalk a while back. The majority of the replies thought is was the accountants revenge.

"I'm on my second KTM ('95 LC4 & '05 EXC) and on both bikes I'm surprised...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 121,123
Posted By todd83-900t
Oh Mighty Stinky, I'm looking for some magic...

Oh Mighty Stinky,

I'm looking for some magic Loctite potion that will be applied externally and seep into the gasket between the two engine cases and seal up an oil leak that is dribbling from...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By todd83-900t
5 cautionary votes in favor of gambling and 0...

5 cautionary votes in favor of gambling and 0 votes opposed....hhhmmm.

JB Weld Experts:

The patch would cover a region where the two engine cases meet, behind the oil filters. There won't be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By todd83-900t
GO or NOGO: 450EXC + JBWeld + TAT??

I'm two weeks away from leaving on my TAT (CO->OR) trip and my 450EXC motor is leaking oil between the oil filters at the case gasket. How I landed in this bucket of crap is a separate story...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,474
Posted By todd83-900t
+3

+3
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,474
Posted By todd83-900t
Chippity chop chop chop on this RR, please.

Chippity chop chop chop on this RR, please.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By todd83-900t
Granite Gear dog packs

For day trips I use the medium size doggie packs by granite gear:

/http://www.sierratradingpost.com/granite-gear-ruff-rider-dog-pack-large~p~3647u/...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,474
Posted By todd83-900t
Please continue!!!!

Please continue!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By todd83-900t
The tall Enduro Engineering seat barely fits an...

The tall Enduro Engineering seat barely fits an '05 450 exc with a safari 15 L tank. The threaded hole is roughly 10mm off of where it should be. When the seat is bolted down it's loosely attached at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,348
Posted By todd83-900t
You already know this but I think a cooling...

You already know this but I think a cooling system pressurization test and oil analysis are in order.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 72,946
Posted By todd83-900t
Why I love GP RR's

GP, you should write a book. Neither Edward Abby or Neil Peart could come up with these:

"Cyphering with the 276C, I plot a path around people."

"The pressure drop was in effect. If you look...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,018
Posted By todd83-900t
I purchased the Hornet for an upcoming ALCAN...

I purchased the Hornet for an upcoming ALCAN highway ride on a DL 650. In the past I've used my dirt bike helmet and goggles on shorter highway trips and found it too noisy and painful in the rain. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,018
Posted By todd83-900t
I should have purchased a street helmet

Here's another data point on the uselessness of the peak. I rode into the sun yesterday evening and no matter how I tilted my neck I couldn't get relief from the sun. I primarily ride dirt bikes so...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,533
Posted By todd83-900t
From my KTMTalk post in 2005 On my 1995...

From my KTMTalk post in 2005

On my 1995 LC4-400 RXC, here are the resistance measurements on a cold engine from the SEM K11 stator

Red-Green 1.715 K Ohms
Red-Black 1.683 K Ohms
Green-Black...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 804
Posted By todd83-900t
DRZ400S: manual petcock + layover = flooded

I recently installed a larger safari tank on my green DRZ400S with a manual petcock and when the bike is layed on it's side it floods and is really snotty to start. If I lay my friends stock blue...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By todd83-900t
I love mine!!! 22K miles.

I love mine!!!

22K miles.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,058
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks! That little kibble of information is...

Thanks!

That little kibble of information is not in the engine manual!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,058
Posted By todd83-900t
What's the proper technique for measuring the...

What's the proper technique for measuring the axial play in the rocker arms? When I insert a feeler gauge between the thrust shim and the rocker arm the main shaft moves slightly, screwing up my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 72,731
Posted By todd83-900t
The seal popped when I gently turned the engine...

The seal popped when I gently turned the engine over. Thanks for the tip!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 72,731
Posted By todd83-900t
Cam cover won't come off.

I used Honda HT on the cam cover 10ish K miles ago and now it's time to replace the intake/exhaust following bearings & water pump seal. I've tried tap, tap, TAP, WACK around the cover with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,699
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks for the update and putting together the...

Thanks for the update and putting together the website! This ride is high on my list.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 70,537
Posted By todd83-900t
I'll still claim that you can increase the...

I'll still claim that you can increase the surface area between the antifreeze and heat exchanger by 1.5 you won't see an increase in the heat rejected at low speeds. The amount of heat rejected is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 70,537
Posted By todd83-900t
fan

The temperature light on my '95 RXC 400 came on several times last year so I added a fan kit for an RFS. I had to put a different electrical connector so it would connect to the wiring harness. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By todd83-900t
Oil Analysis

I'd highly recommend that before you start tearing into your motor you send an oil sample to blackstone Labs. They can tell you if the motor is eating bearings. I can also send you my reports to...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 25,205
Posted By todd83-900t
Available space?

How much will one hold, 5L, 10L or X?

Is it water proof?
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