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Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7,858
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Posted By nzcvlh
G2

I had the G2 on my last bike and it worked great for low speed technical tight stuff. Also remember if you have the ECU loaded with the EU ignition MAPs you can accomplish the same thing using the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Doubletake Ams

I sandblasted the doubletake ball and inside of RAM arm. The system now stays put without cranking the crap out off it.
Dave
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Clutch Rubber Dampers

KTM manual says replace clutch rubber dampers at 30 hrs. I this something everyone is doing? Is it really necessary? I'm at 70 hrs, and they still seem plenty compliant. Any thoughts/feedback...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
X-trig shock pre-load adjuster

There are 2 part numbers shown for KTM for the X-trig preload adjuster. Can anyone confirm if it is the p/n ending 101 or 201 for the 2013 KTM 500 XCW/EXC. I'm getting conflicting info.
Thanks Dave
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Battery Tender Compatibility

I have a Deltran Battery Tender that I move from bike to bike weekly. When I hook it up to the KTM 500, I hear relays clicking under the seat, what sounds like the fuel pump cycle and FI light...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Tire Width choice for Moab

Going to Moab for the 1st time and need some new tires. I selected the IRC TR8 Rally as my 1st choice as I will be riding a mixture of road, gravel, sand, slickrock, etc... It comes in a 4.00 and a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
KTM Factory Lowering Kit

I noticed KTM-Parts now has a factory lowering kit that includes springs, bushings and shortened side stand. I could not find the part number of the shorter stand. Only the entire kit number. Has...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,390
Posted By nzcvlh
Pittsburgh Blue Loop

Hello,
I'm looking for a GPS track for the "Blue Loop" around Pittsburgh. Can anyone suggest a source?

Thanks
Dave
Ann Arbor MI
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
No I don't race or really beat on it. I just...

No I don't race or really beat on it. I just thought I would be better at the top end of the spec since I hear they get tighter as they wear, and loose is therefore better. But I do not care for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
At 36 hrs or 1000 miles, re-shimmed valves since...

At 36 hrs or 1000 miles, re-shimmed valves since they all were just at the tight end of the spec (still in-just on the edge). Now I have "ticking". They are all now at the loose end of the spec. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Safari 4 Gallon Tank

Has anyone tried installing the Safari 4 gallon tank yet? I just got mine and either they sent me a tank from another model or there are significant fitment issues.

The thickness of the flange...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11,396
Views: 2,159,450
Posted By nzcvlh
too much blue smoke on that start up. doesn't...

too much blue smoke on that start up. doesn't appear they totally fixed the oil consumption problem.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,341
Posted By nzcvlh
I selected the XC-W. It was much easier for me...

I selected the XC-W. It was much easier for me to make the XC-W street legal than to deal with de-smog and EFI tuning and ECU mapping issues of the EXC. The XC-W allows the ability to use 3...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Anyone have any knowledge of the Aqualine fuel...

Anyone have any knowledge of the Aqualine fuel tank? Site still does not indicate anything and emails I have sent inquiring about status have not been returned.

Will probably go with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By nzcvlh
sure, I'll take a pic and post today.

sure, I'll take a pic and post today.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By nzcvlh
I cut the stop off of the lever and brazed on a...

I cut the stop off of the lever and brazed on a coupling nut about 1 inch long and then added a threaded stainless steel bolt and jam nut. Now I have complete adjustability. Works and looks great, ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 192,761
Posted By nzcvlh
Battery function in XC-W

update.........switched to a different tender and problem went away. Switched back and problem returned. Must be that the one tender is triggering an ignition cycle with the ECU. Weirdest darn...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 192,761
Posted By nzcvlh
Battery Charger

Looking for some insight on battery tender interactions with XCW. I hooked up a tender directly to the battery and the "FI" light and associated relays cycle on and off every 10 secs or so. When...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Gear ratios EXC vs. XCW

I know the sprocket ratios are different between a EXC and a XCW, but are the gear ratios the same?
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 192,761
Posted By nzcvlh
Battery function in XC-W

does the electrical architecture of the KTM allow the bike to start (kick) with a dead, shorted, or missing battery. Thought the folks working on the electrical loading damands might have an idea. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,421
Posted By nzcvlh
Standard EXC vs Six Days Edition ??

Aside from graphics and frame/wheel colors... are there really any functional or content differences on the 6-days. Considering ordering a 2013 and website doesn't indicate any real differences. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,838
Posted By nzcvlh
I just added an 18" rear wheel to in addition to...

I just added an 18" rear wheel to in addition to keeping my stock 17" rear for street use. So now I am interested in the stand options as well. One concern with the sidekicker. Please comment.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,018
Posted By nzcvlh
Anyone konw where to get Moto Overland rack in...

Anyone konw where to get Moto Overland rack in the USA?: No dealers are located on Website.
Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,708
Posted By nzcvlh
I did the 18 conversion. two things to...

I did the 18 conversion. two things to consider. You need a 45 rear sprocket to get the equivalent of the stock 42 because of the increased rolling radius. If you are switching between a 16/42...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,864
Posted By nzcvlh
This bike is an economic stimulus package.

This bike is an economic stimulus package.
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 558,245
Posted By nzcvlh
Hi Woody. Lets just talk when you get free from...

Hi Woody. Lets just talk when you get free from the Holiday activities. Call or PM me when you get a chance. I've searched threads and frankly most are about impact to ABS function and gear...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 558,245
Posted By nzcvlh
BMW F800GS Rear Wheel Width Options - 18 inch

Posted by nzcvlh
Hi Woody,

I purchased a set of wheels from you last year for a set of street tires and they have worked out great. I would now like take the original rear and convert it from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By nzcvlh
Are you sure You don't have the plug wires...

Are you sure You don't have the plug wires swapped. Sounds like timing and would get worse with rpm as it advances and the increases the error
Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 278,285
Posted By nzcvlh
Does any one have any knowlegde regarding the...

Does any one have any knowlegde regarding the purpose of the rubber bushing that goes around the shock bolt and steel bushing between the shock and right side frame support. Other than providing a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By nzcvlh
I cut off the part of the stop that contacts the...

I cut off the part of the stop that contacts the brake switch and brazed on a 1 inch coupling nut in its place. then added a stainless threaded bolt with a lock nut. Now I can adjust up or down w/o...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,864
Posted By nzcvlh
The change in tire could also impact the...

The change in tire could also impact the effective gear ratio. The dynamic rolling radius or revs/mile actual vary by more then most realize when comparing tire brands and types of the same size. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 22,632
Posted By nzcvlh
I could never get this set-up to my liking. The...

I could never get this set-up to my liking. The AKs limit the fork travel and did not have enough compression resistence to prevent bottoming during off road use. I even added the preload adjusters...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,169
Posted By nzcvlh
[ QUOTE=replicant;16181969]Speaking of new...

[ QUOTE=replicant;16181969]Speaking of new Galfer pads, can anyone tell me if this looks normal? These are the green front pads.

Mine stared out smooth and eneded up looking the same only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By nzcvlh
I've created at waiver that basically says, if...

I've created at waiver that basically says, if you damage, you agree to buy at asking price. I've never had to "execute" it, but I have had folks decline the ride when presented with it. If...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,608
Posted By nzcvlh
whatever method you choose, do it on a hot engine...

whatever method you choose, do it on a hot engine or use a heat gun locally if running the engine is not possible at this point. Temperature is your friend in this case.
Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By nzcvlh
as a side note the GSA Adventure cases can be...

as a side note the GSA Adventure cases can be used on F800 GS with racks from BMW or Holan FYI. In case you where trying to find a share between bike option
Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By nzcvlh
thanks for all the input/suggestions. I'll do a...

thanks for all the input/suggestions. I'll do a bit of diagnostics by tie wrapping rotors, side and center stand and temp chain adjustments and determine if it is one of the potential areas as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By nzcvlh
Kickstand & Centerstand Bouncing Fix ?

Either my Centerstand or Kickstand is bouncing off of the stop during off-road excursions. Does anyone have any creative solutions to either? Would be interested in any ideas. Going to fabricate...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,693
Posted By nzcvlh
KTM 530 EXC vs. 530 XC-W Six Days ???

I'm new to the KTM line. I have a WR250 for tight woods and BMW F800GS for 50/50 Dualsport type riding. The KTM 530 seems like a good in the middle ride for the times I don't require luggage and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,480
Posted By nzcvlh
I went to the local hardware and bought a...

I went to the local hardware and bought a threaded turn buckle. With the left hand thread at one end the the right at the other, the OAL it gets longer or shorter depending which way you turn. ...
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