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Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Front wheel is more of a challenge. From 91-99...

Front wheel is more of a challenge. From 91-99 (00 lc4's) ktm used a 17mm axle. Sx models didn't have a Speedo drive but that only means you need the factory sx spacers for the wheels to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Just my 2 cents but if you are running 2 sets of...

Just my 2 cents but if you are running 2 sets of wheels save some money and run the dirt tires in the non cush drive hub and run the street slicks on the cush drive. If you end up running the knobs...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
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99 605 atk dual sport ca registered in california city, ca. New regulator (suspected bad) new fork...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
Call lee at atk. He's a good dude and knows the...

Call lee at atk. He's a good dude and knows the bike/motor inside and out. I talked to him for thirty minutes the other morning and I'd never talked to him before. Good bike people are just like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
I got my regulator in last week from Dan at...

I got my regulator in last week from Dan at motoexotica and installed it today. It doesn't appear to be working. I get ac voltage out of all 3 phases of the generator. I should have looked closer at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
I was tinkering with the 605 atk today, getting...

I was tinkering with the 605 atk today, getting the carb float set right. I finally got it where I thought it needed to be and went b to make sure it wasn't going to starve. Everything was good when...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
I think the consensus is pretty much 17/ 42 for...

I think the consensus is pretty much 17/ 42 for the street and if you cut the chain right you can go to a 16 t front for more dirt and off-road stuff. I run a 16/39 for the street and open desert, it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Parts are probably about half that cost or more...

Parts are probably about half that cost or more based off msrp that the ktm shop will probably charge. If you order online from powersportswarehouse.com or munnracing.com it will be less. The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Start with a new plug it has deposits from crap...

Start with a new plug it has deposits from crap gas over the last 5k miles(all gas is crap now days). Otherwise looks ok. Not black like it's rich, not white like it's lean. You should be in a safe...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Front axle size is different. Ktm makes adapters...

Front axle size is different. Ktm makes adapters to put older 20mm wheel in 26mm axle clamps. You could update your forks with a set off a 2003 or newer full size ktm and triple clamps, get some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Dewalt 18v impact driver has worked for me on...

Dewalt 18v impact driver has worked for me on pretty much everything and you don't have to worry about f'ing up your crank. The connection rod pin is pressed in and the web halfs are not clocked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
Have you tried a different idle jet. You can...

Have you tried a different idle jet. You can check the plug color to see what direction to go. It should be clean and tan and checked after the bike is at operating temperature for the most accurate...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 111,470
Posted By beek-02
I had an it175 once that the stator came lose and...

I had an it175 once that the stator came lose and actually wore through some of the windings. It would still run but like crap and wouldn't idle. I think you could be onto something. There are a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
I am the guy you contacted off craigslist. If you...

I am the guy you contacted off craigslist. If you have to have a 127 mm I could pull one off my 640 and send it to you. Send it back once the one you ordered shows up. Just pay shipping. Or drive up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Bill is correct to an extent. This really depends...

Bill is correct to an extent. This really depends on the carb you have. If you are still running a stock bst 40 he is absolutely correct. In my experience if you open up the airbox to much you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
If you can't get it out another way, I would...

If you can't get it out another way, I would suggest leaving the head bolted to the cylinder and replacing the base gasket instead of the head gasket. It will save you about $50. It will take more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,674
Posted By beek-02
Co2 becomes liquid under certain pressure, think...

Co2 becomes liquid under certain pressure, think it's around 700 psi. Not sure if shock head pressure could hit that during use but if it did I would think it could make some weird things happen.
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Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,133
Views: 1,100,752
Posted By beek-02
Hi Bill, I've worked on quite a few bikes ,...

Hi Bill,

I've worked on quite a few bikes , cars, etc. Have a pretty fair working knowledge of how motors work but cannot figure out how bad valve guides/seals could continue to a bubbling...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,238
Posted By beek-02
Dollars to donuts it has a bad crank/connecting...

Dollars to donuts it has a bad crank/connecting rod. I bought an lc4 a bit back with a bad crank and although I did get it to fire/run, it barely ran, and not for long. I ended up buying a pro x con...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,238
Posted By beek-02
I thought I saw it had been checked multiple...

I thought I saw it had been checked multiple times. Plus I assumed all the valve train was correct because you were getting approx. 160psi on the compression tester. But now that you mention timing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,238
Posted By beek-02
compression+fuel+fire=running It sounds...

compression+fuel+fire=running

It sounds like you have a real mystery. I have had a few of these and starting can be a bear if you haven't found the right technique. It is rather hard to find the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By beek-02
finally got some time to tinker

I made it out to the garage today to find out, well I had to assume, exactly what Luke had said. My question was mostly if it is a pmg then why does it require a battery or cap to run? My assumption...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By beek-02
still confused

The ktm ignition system uses a permanent magnet generator not an exciter generator. I would not think it would require a capacitor or battery to run.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By beek-02
trivia question ktm lc4

I've owned a few of these now. I've had a 95 Rxc non e-start, 97 rxc e-start, and 00 lc4. The dilema I've ran both the 95 and 00 without a battery no problem. The 97 will not run without the battery...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By beek-02
150,000 acres of Johnson Valley ohv area being threatened

I'm not sure if youtube links are allowed but regardless this one is for a good cause. The marine base at 29 palms is threatening to take the ohv area over. Those that are not familiar with this area...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By beek-02
My backyard.

Very good post, I've been getting the itch to do more riding and this is making it more irresistable. I like your idea of riding through Jawbone to Isabella then back down "the dragon's tail," not to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 35,964
Posted By beek-02
swingarm bearing trick.

Note; the swing arm seals, and retainer ring need to be removed before trying to press out the bearings. The washer/retainer between the seals and the bearings will not allow you to press the...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By beek-02
to the ozarks throught the blue mountains.

My most recent trip started in Wi, bought the bike there intentionally so i could ride it back to Ca. My main destination was the ozarks in Missouri and Arkansas :evil. I only got to spend 2 days...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By beek-02
we'll see... :evil On a more serious note...

we'll see... :evil

On a more serious note we Californian's don't have to get the out of state registration, sorry bro not sure about you. I would think that the licsence plate would cover you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By beek-02
couple links

hey guys found some more info to share:evil
looks like there's a lot of possibilities right around the moab area. found this list of favorite places to ride on thumpertalk
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By beek-02
Thanks TNC, I was kind of wondering about the...

Thanks TNC, I was kind of wondering about the weather conditions in the rockies. I know mammoth sometimes skis until July. :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By beek-02
planning a trip/ favorite places to ride

I'm in need of some advice.

My brother (lives in WI) and I (live in CA) are planning about a week long ride somewhere in the middle. We both have 640 lc4s (plated) and he has a 250exc (plated)...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 55,467
Posted By beek-02
mx scissor lift

i worked in the back of a ktm shop for a while they had a hf lift, stand it worked well, and one of these awesome scissor lifts for dirt bikes! :evil ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 83,301
Posted By beek-02
I currently own one of these in yellow. road it...

I currently own one of these in yellow. road it from WI through the ozarks to tx back to the ozarks for a 3 day weekend then to California 6k miles in about 10 days of riding. suprisingly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By beek-02
I actually did a buy and ride from WI on my Guzzi...

I actually did a buy and ride from WI on my Guzzi this fall. It was quite the headache since the registration wasn't current. California won't register a bike from out of state until they do the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By beek-02
I was actually thinking South Dakota. I used to...

I was actually thinking South Dakota. I used to live there and still have some friends there. Sign a piece of paper saying that you have a brake light horn etc. :roflFunny the only stipulation there...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By beek-02
that's kind of what i thought. i don't know if...

that's kind of what i thought. i don't know if it's worth all the hassle anymore. i'd be better off to sell my bike and buy a new one i think. i'm just a bit afraid of trying to sell my bike in this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By beek-02
anybody know what it takes to get a plate on an 02 ktm exc

I'm looking to dualsport my dirtbike any info would be greatly appreciated. i've lived in california for a few years now but still don't know how it works here :rofl riding is exceptional though:clap
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By beek-02
Things are looking up

As promised, (to myself) i tore into the valves and adjusted the tps. the exhaust valves where a little loose which i found kind of odd, but better than being too tight i guess. The tps was about...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By beek-02
moto guzzi 97 1100i sport (FI failing)

wasn't sure the best place to put this.

My first guzzi i picked it up on 21 aug from WI and road it to tx. It road great all the way down to ar, then it started to get really hot, ambient in the...
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