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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By mikecarpenter
Yes on 13 having threaded connection to carb. ...

Yes on 13 having threaded connection to carb. Not sure when they started. No on it being for sure positive you won't have a WOT issue!

Regarding other posts, do you still run knobbies when...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
I don't think it was a slack issue, I did adjust...

I don't think it was a slack issue, I did adjust it but very little. After the second hang, I took the throttle tube apart and all looked right. Took the slide out and washed with gas just in case...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
throttle cable

Nope, my 13 is threaded connection at the carb. Not sure the year started doing this. Not foolproof. I had mine hang wide open 2 times on the last ride. That shit aint cool!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 03:14 PM
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Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
protection, not that kind!

Mine also has the TM Designs skidder. The way my linkage guard is beat up, I think it would be wise to invest in one depending on the terrain you ride. I've got one from Slavens, the ones from...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
Yep, just bought the newer ones so I can keep one...

Yep, just bought the newer ones so I can keep one ready to go. Thinking harder about it, that was probably a waste of 20 bux since they just slip in and out and can't get lost cause they're always...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
Wheel spacers

You can get the spacers for your 2011 rear wheel from Slavens Racing for less than 20 bucks.
http://slavensracing.com/shop/wheel-spacers-for-ktm-husaberg-by-ee/
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
Mostly functional bling! Some of it just looks...

Mostly functional bling! Some of it just looks purty. And like any 300, it's for sure "all go!"
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:52 AM
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Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
another pic

2013 250xc with 300 kit. All the bling!

http://donutz.smugmug.com/KTM300XC/i-vTCdCV5/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
Almost?

http://donutz.smugmug.com/KTM300XC/i-2HHXSPD/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By mikecarpenter
Cool!

Nice thinking outside the box
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
Scott, Probably won't find a lot of help...

Scott,

Probably won't find a lot of help with your search in this thread. The 70 degree Husabergs started in the 2009 model year.

Good luck with the quest!
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
Are you sure the seals need to be replaced? ...

Are you sure the seals need to be replaced? KTM's WP forks have very good factory seals that often can be cleaned to remove a piece of grit or sand that's causing the leak. A 35mm film negative...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
^^^ Pm replied to. In case anyone is in...

^^^

Pm replied to. In case anyone is in need, Cyclebuy is showing to have the ca cycle works in stock. http://www.cyclebuy.com/shopping/ca_cycleworks/index.htm
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
I hope I don't regret this! I have a new...

I hope I don't regret this! I have a new CACycleworks that I took to Baja as a spare. So far with about 3500 miles, mine has never shown any sign of failure and I've had it hot on single track...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
looks like a really good idea for more adventure...

looks like a really good idea for more adventure type rides, not so much the singletrack around home. I read it was easy to remove for trail duty. With options being so limited for me, something to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 02:03 PM
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Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
Look at post 747. or a teaser pic:...

Look at post 747.

or a teaser pic: http://s1148.photobucket.com/user/brian011952/media/tank2R_zps0b367fa5.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 08:45 PM
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Posted By mikecarpenter
Great job! To heck with the pics, sell me a set...

Great job! To heck with the pics, sell me a set of working plans.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2013, 04:38 PM
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Posted By mikecarpenter
Amps mount durability

I went down hard in a Baja sand wash week before last. Hard enough to bend my Husaberg bars and end up with a 3rd degree shoulder separation.

There sat my Montana cuddled up in the Amps mount all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
BPD guards

Another "definite yes" for BPD guards. Just rode Baja with Nate and Bud, couldn't find a better bunch to spend your money with.

As far as the fender rubbing, just shim the rear of the fender...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
+1 on the CycleBuy inventory and fast, fast...

+1 on the CycleBuy inventory and fast, fast shipping (same day most instances). Have not been offered any discount from list price there, don't know about any available. If you are a member of ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
Very tempting offer Lost, I do like me some...

Very tempting offer Lost, I do like me some stickies! Think I'll see if I get any better offers first. :D

mikec
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
Safari fuel tanks

I just scored some new Safari tanks. Bought 3 and only need one. See ad in FM parts.

Mods, if this is considered cross post, my apologies. Please delete.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
Start with the easy things. Take the seat off...

Start with the easy things. Take the seat off and unplug the brake/tail light connector. See if anything changes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
Balls?

I think we have the same number, mine are just much much smaller!
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,060
Posted By mikecarpenter
Straying a little bit. I bought in to the...

Straying a little bit. I bought in to the introductory special on the Bilt explorer last November. Absolute worst fitting helmet ever for me. I'm certainly not a gear snob by any means. I've got 4...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 420,999
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'm in with a group of 2 or 3 coming down early...

I'm in with a group of 2 or 3 coming down early Saturday morning (prob arrive at the state park by 8:30 am). Right now we're planning to do about 150 mile dual sport ride. Everything is subject to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By mikecarpenter
Value

I missed one last march that looked like a real bargain. He sold it the morning I was ready to commit. Less than 500 miles was asking $5750. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 420,999
Posted By mikecarpenter
How was the ride over there? Your photo...

How was the ride over there?

Your photo looks like it was taken less than 10 miles from my sisters place below the pumpback.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 420,999
Posted By mikecarpenter
KTM dealer in Tulsa

KTM has some strange dealer rules concerning street bikes. If you want the 990, you have to offer some other models as well. They have a different designation for full line dealers. Don't think...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
Safari rear tank

I'm looking at options for increasing fuel capacity on my FE570. Safari rear tank is now $480 on eBay. That, coupled with the delays and capacity of the 70degree subframe tank, makes me want to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 306,487
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'm sure he is referring to the common power...

I'm sure he is referring to the common power valve pin failure. Just need to tack weld it and you're good to go.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By mikecarpenter
Found one for a 300exc....

Found one for a 300exc. http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2160690150093498191tfFdxM
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By mikecarpenter
Might try http://www.ktmtalk.com/. Lot of two...

Might try http://www.ktmtalk.com/. Lot of two stroke discussion.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
Pipe guard

Try here
http://www.flatlandracing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=FR&Category_Code=Husaberg+Pipe+Guards
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 202,237
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'll weigh in on the HDB mirrors. At 5'10", they...

I'll weigh in on the HDB mirrors. At 5'10", they are great for me. Way better than the stock units.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
My 570 came with one (2011 FE570). I know a lot...

My 570 came with one (2011 FE570). I know a lot of KTM riders remove the guards. I did on my 300 xcw. Don't know why, just did.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
McLeod, Checked the continuity and turns...

McLeod,

Checked the continuity and turns out high beam side is no bueno. The outer housing twists oround the inner if that makes sense. I've never seen a bulb made this way. Anywho, my local...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
2011 FE570 headlight

I've got a problem with my high beams. Thought bulb was bad but sure looks like the fillament is in tact. Low beam and 5 watt running light are fine, when I switch to high beam, the big bulb goes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,382
Views: 954,364
Posted By mikecarpenter
That one is sitting in my garage. Picked it up...

That one is sitting in my garage. Picked it up last Saturday.
mikec
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By mikecarpenter
A harder turn may lead to a very expensive...

A harder turn may lead to a very expensive repair. Remove the shock. Turn upside down and you'll see a small rubber plug inside the lower mounting clevis. Take the plug out and start applying...
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