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Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,122
Posted By borborygmus
it's not a matter of bottoming but rather hard...

it's not a matter of bottoming but rather hard braking. The forks will flex backwards more than you think. If your weight is getting up there then some suspension work with MUCH stiffer springs will...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,465
Posted By borborygmus
Fix it and ride it till the wheels fall off. The...

Fix it and ride it till the wheels fall off. The scrapes and bruises add character and is always good for a story.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By borborygmus
Take your bike out in the drive way and push it...

Take your bike out in the drive way and push it over! first on the right then on the left. Just get it over with. Because if you are really going to enjoy your bike it is going to happen or you can...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By borborygmus
is it the front cylinder?( it is nearest the...

is it the front cylinder?( it is nearest the intake snorkel) You can pure some isopropanol into the intake track and see if it leaks down into the cylinder. I had same problem with 950 with only...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,383
Posted By borborygmus
RE: double take mirror, I wrap mine with 1 layer...

RE: double take mirror, I wrap mine with 1 layer of electrical tape.(the "ball" ) Key is ONE layer. Does not last forever but works well and is cheap and easy to redo when needed.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By borborygmus
screw that klim stuff. it pigeon holes you like...

screw that klim stuff. it pigeon holes you like leather chaps an a Harley. Hate to see adv riding getting snobby!
Go guido all the way, say no $1400.00 jackets.

How ya doing Rich?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By borborygmus
try going to Grainger and buying a rubber blanket...

try going to Grainger and buying a rubber blanket that journeymen line men use to "rubber up" a switching cabinet. better yet ask a pole climber for some free stuff. comes in black or orange. real...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By borborygmus
damn, who pissed in your breakfast?

damn, who pissed in your breakfast?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By borborygmus
try Slavens racing on you tube

try Slavens racing on you tube
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By borborygmus
go to cyclebrakes.com I have had great luck...

go to cyclebrakes.com I have had great luck with their custom lines.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By borborygmus
"illegal" single track. we need a way to make it...

"illegal" single track. we need a way to make it medically necessary.
Unless they; Rambo rangers are willing to mark every trail intersection then they have nothing! tell em to foff! and hope they...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,593
Posted By borborygmus
why would you even start a thread like this? what...

why would you even start a thread like this? what are you smoking? took lots of physics in college, not a physicist but I remember some thing called "refractive index" n=c over v to the power of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,456
Posted By borborygmus
if ya all would stay on the same page and be...

if ya all would stay on the same page and be realistic then maybe Honda would listen. All they here is blah, blah.....
They are not gonna make a 2 stroke carbureted 6 speed 450x with 2 sets of...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By borborygmus
try totalcraigsearch.com, it will pull up the...

try totalcraigsearch.com, it will pull up the nearest 15 cities. Of course only after visiting the flea market thread here first!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By borborygmus
I usually see my 950 on a dirt road, sometimes on...

I usually see my 950 on a dirt road, sometimes on its side. BTW, what is a firth bike? Also, I do like me a xs650 in the morning with some tittie sprinkles.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
thanks ogre1 - just figured it out myself. I feel...

thanks ogre1 - just figured it out myself. I feel like ass-wipe but those instructions fail to tell you to cross the wires, although when you think about it, it only makes sense.
A little support...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
Actually the grips went on with no drama at all....

Actually the grips went on with no drama at all. Glue was used and they went on easily.
Hot Grips ! only use Hot Grips, they stand behind their product.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
hey andrejs2112, gonna go to radio shack and get...

hey andrejs2112, gonna go to radio shack and get a hi-med-low switch , I'll let ya know how it works.
word of caution: ktm hard parts people not to helpful at all so buy with caution.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,116,846
Posted By borborygmus
installed ktm-parts heated grips that don't work!...

installed ktm-parts heated grips that don't work! I will boink the first mother of a guy that can tell me how to trouble shoot these pos's
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
nah, hold for 3 sec and it goes off, hold for...

nah, hold for 3 sec and it goes off, hold for three more and it comes on flashing all the lights at once. Do this over and over till you sit in the corner and roll your shit into balls.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
both grips ohm out the same so I think the...

both grips ohm out the same so I think the controller is the problem. Just want to know what other people have done with this same problem. And has anybody else had a problem with ktm not standing...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By borborygmus
ktm hard parts heated grips

just ordered from ktm and they just flash. Checked connections twice and cycled thru the switch and ignition switch many times with no luck.
There was a thread on here about just this problem but I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By borborygmus
yes, it won't if done properly and no. It only...

yes, it won't if done properly and no. It only locks up with the exhaust cam in, just came from the garage with this info.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By borborygmus
after cylinder head install engine won't turn over

Had to put new intake valves on front cylinder and after putting head back on and setting cams the engine will not turn over. It locks up! If I turn the engine over clock wise then no problem,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By borborygmus
baha seat

I lived in jawga for 4 years. He is correct with his spelling.
And yes it should fit as I have been told. Order it from KTMhardparts.com and save some monay.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
one cylinder at TDC at a time. add psi to leak...

one cylinder at TDC at a time. add psi to leak down tester, calibrate to zero then connect to hose/fitting that is in cylinder. Read the gauge showing % of loss, do not focus on the psi number. There...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
actually I bought the bike used and put in the...

actually I bought the bike used and put in the truck, brought it home and immediately tore it down for a valve adjust. BTW you don't need to turn the motor over for a leak down test, so it is safe to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,441
Posted By borborygmus
had the same problem on the bikes first valve...

had the same problem on the bikes first valve adj.(950 adv) I think Hans at the ktm factory can't hear the little click the torque wrench makes! I won't even tell you what I had to do to remove it!
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24,014
Views: 4,354,031
Posted By borborygmus
Good to know, gotta give Yamaha credit for...

Good to know, gotta give Yamaha credit for jumping in when the other japanese keep doing same old same old. I hope Yamaha stays in. It takes a while to get that gs customer. They have been known for...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24,014
Views: 4,354,031
Posted By borborygmus
super tens in the future?

Read a rumor that the s10 may not be in dealers the next year or so. My question is; does any body know what the sales figures are in the US?
Does Yamaha see this as a viable market and do they see...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
Took head to cycle machine shop(very reputable)...

Took head to cycle machine shop(very reputable) and the intake valves are wore out. 21,000 miles and the valves are so far into the seats there is not a lot of sealing surface left. Anybody from...
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,947
Posted By borborygmus
I see it your way now! You are completely right....

I see it your way now! You are completely right. My bad.
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,947
Posted By borborygmus
Watch the video again. He is using a fair amount...

Watch the video again. He is using a fair amount of lean on some easy 30 40 degree curves, that means speed. I am very thankful he was not hurt, sounds like a nice guy. Could of been me a few years...
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,947
Posted By borborygmus
yeah, playing moto-gp on a public road is gonna...

yeah, playing moto-gp on a public road is gonna get ya. Gotta find a new way to smile. May I suggest knobbies and dirt?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
never mind, you feed the cam chain of towards the...

never mind, you feed the cam chain of towards the center of the engine. And the gear comes strait up! ef me with a shoe
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
does anybody know the trick to remove the cam...

does anybody know the trick to remove the cam chain from the top cam gear so that the head can be removed. Does not seem to b e enough room between the gear and the side of the casting on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
I do not think it was flooded enough to fill the...

I do not think it was flooded enough to fill the cylinder. I appreciate Zuber's enthusiasm for the burnt valve theory. Good to know it is that hard to skip a tooth on the cam chain. FYI the 950 has...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
I did not think a need to, after the leak down...

I did not think a need to, after the leak down test was positive. I also poured alchohol into the intake ports then compressed air into the cylinder=lots of bubbling, lots of air comming from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
Is it possible to skip the chain on the cam gears...

Is it possible to skip the chain on the cam gears if you start the engine with the throttle open(flooded) and the hydraulic tensioner does not have a stiffie yet? I know the "what" now just trying...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,752
Posted By borborygmus
just did a leak down test and the front cylinder...

just did a leak down test and the front cylinder will not hold any psi. I even loosened the cam towers in case the valves got tight on me and the cam was pushing down on the buckets w/out lobe...
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