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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By KTMax m AL
No stickers

Sorry Ron I was not able to find any stickers for ya.

:(:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Hells Canyon Sicker??

Ron

I'll check at Bree & TJ's Place in Halfway tomorrow they are bike nuts and may have a Hells Canyon sticker of some kind. Let ya know late Wed.:deal

Al
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,759
Posted By KTMax m AL
Bluhduh 39 Road repairs.

The FS is predicting having the 39 road repairs done sometime in November.:dunno

UN-Officially the 39 road is sonetimes closed and - Officially no maintenance is done (example - snow/debris...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,759
Posted By KTMax m AL
Pissed Eastern Oregon 39 road washed out.

For all you noobs planning on riding through Eastern Oregon!

Over 2000 feet of the 39 road between Halfway and Joseph have been washed out on the Halfway side.

Good luck
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 52,134
Posted By KTMax m AL
Thumbs down 39 road between Halfway and Joseph washed out.

I have not been following this thread but a warning to any that maybe planning on riding the 39 Mountain road between Halfway and Joseph had better plan another route.

Heavy rains the last 2 days...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Dash chirring/buzzing sounds?

I had a dash buzz on my 06, at highway speeds, and found that it was the speedo/brake cable vibrating in the upper plastic cable guide on the fork tubes. A bit of black silicone at that, location...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,953
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh Yup a +1 on the Mobil1 for me too. Used it on my...

Yup a +1 on the Mobil1 for me too. Used it on my fist oil change on my 06 640 and never looked back.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By KTMax m AL
Thumb On or Off?????

It's hard to say if its on or off from the pic.

Try turning it - clockwise=off - counter clockwise=on.

If vacuum fuel pump is bad or the vacuum hose is loose or holed it will not feed the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By KTMax m AL
Sweet - keep up the good work.

Sweet - keep up the good work.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,488
Posted By KTMax m AL
Trail Tech HIDs

Here is a pair of Trail Tech SCMR16s that I’ve had on my 640 for the last 3 years. I would hate to be with out them but I am not as enamored with them as I once was. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By KTMax m AL
Good guys ride

Byron ” Trail Czar”- KTM 950, Kurt KTM 950, John KTM 950. Thad BMW 1200 GS.

It was good to run into you guys at the motel and it sounds like you all made it home OK.

Maybe get to ride with ya...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By KTMax m AL
That's to bad - you guys just missed the movie...

That's to bad - you guys just missed the movie site - it's located about 3 miles up East Eagle Creek which is just past the second bridge on your way up Main Eagle Creek.

Not too much of the site...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 26,540
Posted By KTMax m AL
Bluhduh I'm out

Sorry - I cannot make it this year. :cry

I hope that you all have a great ride and stay safe.

Looking to next year.:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 26,540
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh Old list?

It has been a while sense I've checked out this Hells Canyon trip and apparently the old list for ins was not converted over or I misssed it.

Update on the snow over the 39 road summit stands at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Valves adjusted????? Carb dirty??

How many miles on her??

Have the valves been adjusted? Properly???????

The valves tighten up as they wear and if getting too tight they let the compression leak off making her harder to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,945
Posted By KTMax m AL
Nice mods

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Nice job on your 640 I really like the front fender mod I may have to do that to my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By KTMax m AL
640 throttle lock

Here's one I made up for my 640 a while back. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=350079

It only cost me about $3.00 and a few hours time.:deal

If you like to fiddy with stuff...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 72,090
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 How about

Golden-Rogue Bistro

Golden for Gold Coast
Rogue for the Rogue River
Bistro for your special place

Good Luck
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh That is way cool

Hey Mike thanks for the heads up that's going to be fun for us norwesters.:deal

I was registered for the one they had in Elko a couple of years ago but
I had to cancel when the West Nile bug...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-07-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,360
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh Nice trail

Six fiddy X
When did you ride that trail ?? that looks like it could be most interesting when that boulder patch is wet with maybe some snow on it in a few of the shaddy places.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,360
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Lets ride

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Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,221
Posted By KTMax m AL
You have it almost figured out - it's running...

You have it almost figured out - it's running lean if worse when cold.:deal

Try taking off with the choke lever pulled back when first started and see if it stalls. If that helps it's way too...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By KTMax m AL
Talking Remove and replace the main fuel valve

Not tank bars but another maybe better solution.

When I got my 640 it was in the crate and after assembly and looking at the fuel valve exposed like it was I figured it was not an if but a when...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Stitch it up.

Go to a craft/sewing shop and get some nylon thread clost to the seat color and a curved upholstery needle and stitch it back togeather. you don't even need to take the seat off to do it.

:ricky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Oregon side dirt

Hess road to the snake - Starts at the summit of the 39 road to Joseph from Highway 86.
FS 66 road to twin lakes and fish lake to Halfway off of the 39 road.
FS 3990 road to Halfway or fish lake...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By KTMax m AL
Eek Public meetings ???? what a crock

I noticed that one of the Committe Activites listed was to hold public meetings throughoput the state.

Well looking at the meetings scheduled all were on the west side with Bend listed as the...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Aluminum rack loaded and ready to go

Loaded and ready to go.

Total cost for the complete system was about $350.00. $130.00 for each side case and about $60.00 for flat bar stock + nuts, bolts and stuff.

Rack removes as a one...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By KTMax m AL
aluminum rack

Pic of the rt side.

Rack comes off as a 1 piece unit except for the front angled pieces which I leave on the bike all the time.:evil
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By KTMax m AL
Forget the steel tubing use aluminum

Hey guys here is a pic of the rack I made for my 640 out of Aluminum flat bar stock a lot lighter than steel and easier to work with like I did it.

Bar stock is 6061 aluminum that is 1 by ¼ thick...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,308
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh A darn good ride

Had a good time, meet a bunch of new folks, enjoyed seeing old friends, saw a bunch of new country so all in all a good ride. :deal

Not too many problems there was a flat tire and a pluged carb...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,308
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh Umitilla Maps

If you need Umitilla maps I can get them at the Pine Ranger station here in Halfway and you can get them from me when we meet at Tollgate.

They have a bunch of them and they are $9 each.

If...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,308
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Lets all hope for a slight breeze when on the...

Lets all hope for a slight breeze when on the dirt to keep the road clear it sure makes the ride a lot nicer.:1drink

And like Dave states.



I was guilty of not doing this once and the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,308
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Getting close

For me the major concern will be food not gas as the 640 carries enough gas for any of the legs.:evil I carry a siphon hose if need be.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By KTMax m AL
Wicked Check your oil level

Sometimes when they flood gas will run in and down and starts to dilute the oil out. If your oil level has gone up it would be prudent to do an oil change as gas is not a very good lubricant.:deal
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Get some good gear

If you get some decent gear there is no need for heated grips and vests.

I have insulated Gore-Tex gloves, jackets, bibs, balaclava and ski goggles for my MX helmet or if really cold I use a full...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By KTMax m AL
Laugh Gortex all the way Baby

If ya want to stay totally dry.:D

For the absolute best rain gear you need to go with some Hi-End snowmobile gear made with Gore-Tex.

I use jacket, bibs, boots and gloves from KLIM...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By KTMax m AL
Cool2 Nada

Only on the older 640's pre 05 - I think.

Just for referance the 06 640 uses a large counter shaft nut and a large toothed flat washer that you fold over on to a flat on the counter shaft nut to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By KTMax m AL
Skins are for sandy conditions

Skins work good if riding in very sandy conditions like on the sand dunes.

The ones I have used are a very fine mesh that keeps the sand from entering the foam filter pores. They are not oiled...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By KTMax m AL
Thumbs down Scary propery taxes too

Got a friend the retired to the west Donnelly area years ago and now the Tamarack ski area has caused all of that area to be taxed to death. He figures he may not be able to stay there much longer...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,308
Posted By KTMax m AL
Ummm Yummy!!!!!

Sounds like a fun ride Dave never been into any of that area. :cromag

Ya got room for this this old sog to tag along and I'll try not to run you off of the trail. :deal

:ricky :ricky
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