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Forum: Vendors 06-28-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,223
Posted By Rocamojo
I'll vote for laramie LC4

I'll vote for laramie LC4
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Rocamojo
Zen Moto. Right next door in Mesa. Just picked up...

Zen Moto. Right next door in Mesa. Just picked up a First Gear Rush Mesh from them. They have to order but the price was nice.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,961
Views: 1,077,043
Posted By Rocamojo
I believe the 2000 and earlier 640 Adventure used...

I believe the 2000 and earlier 640 Adventure used these forks with an electric speedo pickup. It used a spacer from the factory. That spacer should work perfectly to replace your speedo drive...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rocamojo
You used to be able to get 5 N/mm and above from...

You used to be able to get 5 N/mm and above from Eibach. A friend got one set through Factory Connection and one set through Precision Concepts. Both purchases were a few years ago, so I have no idea...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rocamojo
If you want to hold the bike up farther in the...

If you want to hold the bike up farther in the travel (springs are basically used to hold the bike up) and as a side effect (affect?) lessen bottoming you will want to increase spring rate. I checked...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rocamojo
By size do you mean spring length, coil diameter,...

By size do you mean spring length, coil diameter, wire diameter, or spring rate?

I believe the 4.4 N/mm rate was stock in the US in 2000. I can dig out the manual and make sure if spring rate was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 199,717
Posted By Rocamojo
A LOT of great photos of 640 Adventures...sweet! ...

A LOT of great photos of 640 Adventures...sweet!

Some of these photos remind me of a pic I had as a desktop background before my laptop crashed and lost everything. I had a photo of PG Lundmark...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Rocamojo
Bar end weights made a huge difference on mine. I...

Bar end weights made a huge difference on mine. I also added a KTM comfort seat, before Renazco started making seats (or before I heard of them). Correct jetting made a noticeable difference as well....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Rocamojo
If it checks out in good condition, I would pay...

If it checks out in good condition, I would pay that for it. I bought my 2000 Adv with 3500 demo miles on it (and those can be hard miles...) 9 years ago and its been mechanically solid.

My measly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Rocamojo
Pretty darn good actually. The only issue is just...

Pretty darn good actually. The only issue is just the weight. Makes looking ahead a bit more important as you can't change directions quite as quickly as a lighter bike. In hindsight I wish I would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Rocamojo
I went through the same process with my 640...

I went through the same process with my 640 Adventure only I use it as a pure dirt bike, dual sported on the rare occasion only. The difference in weight with it stripped down to LC4-E configuration...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By Rocamojo
Good catch dwayne. That is why Scheider also...

Good catch dwayne. That is why Scheider also offers this caliper mount:
Schneider (http://www.ktmax.de/show_product.php?products_id=242)

Best to call Dietmar to guarantee an exact fit.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By Rocamojo
A 320mm front brake isn't big enough? Or is the...

A 320mm front brake isn't big enough? Or is the issue a non-compatible caliper?

For 320mm with the stock caliper on a WP50 Scheider has: http://www.ktmax.de/show_product.php?products_id=244
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 39,967
Posted By Rocamojo
maurizio, Any idea what your 690 weighed...

maurizio,

Any idea what your 690 weighed before and after this project?

Nicely done by the way.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By Rocamojo
1983 KTM 504 MXC...

1983 KTM 504 MXC (http://motorbikearchives.com/Bike-Tests/Motocross/KTM-504-MXC-1983.html)
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Rocamojo
I put a Works Performance shock on my 84 XT600...

I put a Works Performance shock on my 84 XT600 back in the 80s. Pricey but the difference was worth every penny off road.

If you are just going to use it as a commuter or light pavement tourer,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Rocamojo
Check out the KTM LC4 Thread Index at the top of...

Check out the KTM LC4 Thread Index at the top of this forum.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By Rocamojo
I had one of those dual-sported in the 80s. Made...

I had one of those dual-sported in the 80s. Made a heck of a lot better DS than a real dirt bike. Tractor motor.

Check for frame cracking if its been ridden off-road a lot. If its been well...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By Rocamojo
Nico said I appreciate the respect! You...

Nico said


I appreciate the respect! You may very well be correct as I am recalling this from memory and it could have been a 96 perhaps (sure thought it was a 97 though). It definitely was an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By Rocamojo
FWIW, I believe the old 97 or so RXCs had oil in...

FWIW, I believe the old 97 or so RXCs had oil in the downtube and a spin on filter but the manual procedure did not include bleeding the system. I mention this as a buddy of mine had an RXC and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,048
Posted By Rocamojo
I am hoping to take my LC4 down to the Beemer...

I am hoping to take my LC4 down to the Beemer shop and talk the dealer into going on a real off-road test where I can compare both bikes side-by-side. Unfortunately, I am waiting on parts from KTM.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,048
Posted By Rocamojo
I don't have a vested interest in an X challenge...

I don't have a vested interest in an X challenge but I have test ridden one.



I guess I don't understand the 525/XChallenge comparison question. I would think you would be comparing an X...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,530
Posted By Rocamojo
After riding the X Challenge and owning an LC4...

After riding the X Challenge and owning an LC4 for many years...yep I'd definitely go for the X if I was currently in the market for a new bike of this class.

The Beemer is smoother, just as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,391
Posted By Rocamojo
Dirt Rider magazine reported the 2005 TE510 as...

Dirt Rider magazine reported the 2005 TE510 as weighing 264lbs with NO fuel. I find it hard to believe that the addition of street legal equipment in 2006 has resulted in a weight reduction of 24lbs!
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 29,232
Posted By Rocamojo
??? Husky lists the TE610 as 308 lbs DRY. It...

??? Husky lists the TE610 as 308 lbs DRY. It seems unlikely to me that 3 gals of fuel weighs 2lbs.

As for the 450, Dirt Rider reported the weight as 264 lbs ready to ride NO fuel.

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,519
Posted By Rocamojo
1) Less vibration - it killed my tach and it...

1) Less vibration - it killed my tach and it wasn't cheap to replace!
2) FCR carb or EFI
3) lighter, less restrictive muffler
4) less weight - like 50 lbs less
5) stiffer springs stock
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,308
Posted By Rocamojo
Wow! Talk about clueless! The TMR and TM are not...

Wow! Talk about clueless! The TMR and TM are not even the same style carb. We are talking TM40 carb here not TM33, 24,32,34,36 etc although all are slide carbs! And the FCR isn't a slide carb???
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,308
Posted By Rocamojo
FWIW, I had the same blubbering/cutout issues on...

FWIW, I had the same blubbering/cutout issues on my 00 Adventure. So I replaced it with a TM40 punper. Now it has sharper low RPM throttle response, a heavier throttle pull, even with the slide...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Rocamojo
I've had great results getting springs for my...

I've had great results getting springs for my Adventure from both:

Precision Concepts (http://www.precisionconceptsracing.com/)

and

Factory Connection...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Rocamojo
Ok here's what I found: SPD...

Ok here's what I found:

SPD (http://www.spdexhaust.com/)

Headers by Ed (http://www.headersbyed.com/)

Something they have should work.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Rocamojo
Found it. Thanks guys!

Found it. Thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Rocamojo
Exhaust bends and cones?

A buddy of mine is restoring an old ATK. The pipe has pretty much fallen apart and he has had no luck finding a replacement. He's a pretty good welder and wants to fab the parts he needs. However, he...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Rocamojo
Excellent definition!

Excellent definition!
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By Rocamojo
I've got a 00 too. Love it!

I've got a 00 too. Love it!
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Rocamojo
John, FWIW. I believe I noticed an...

John,

FWIW. I believe I noticed an aluminum subframe on the 03-04 625 SXCs. If I'm not mistaken about that, they might be worth investigating.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rocamojo
Well then the IRC VE33 will give you the best...

Well then the IRC VE33 will give you the best value for your money. Long knobs, decent all-around traction, tough carcass, good wear rate (loses the knob edge quickly but then lasts well as the knobs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2005, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rocamojo
IRC VE33...

IRC VE33 (http://www.rockymountainatv.com/Product_Show.atv?cat=TIRE&type=MC&name=IRC+VE33) the OEM tire - currently out of stock

Michelin Desert...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By Rocamojo
Yea I did that once with mine. Wasn't worth it to...

Yea I did that once with mine. Wasn't worth it to me. The difference in weight perception was minimal. I got practically the same feel by just not filling the tank up all the way.

However, if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,012
Posted By Rocamojo
If you don't mind and its not any inconvenience,...

If you don't mind and its not any inconvenience, I'd appreciate it as I'm starting to lean towards using them for my revalve.

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,012
Posted By Rocamojo
Raydawg, I'm curious as to what issues you...

Raydawg,

I'm curious as to what issues you had with your bike. Too soft overall, excessive bottoming, harshness...what? What spring rates did PC install? I'm considering them for my revalve and...
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