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Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
Thumb Good to know. I did ride about 5 or so miles with...

Good to know. I did ride about 5 or so miles with the front tire at a 20+ degree angle to the right compounded by the handlebars also being twisted. Not to mention a bunch of angry drivers behind me...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
Well i tell ya, i have crashed plenty before and...

Well i tell ya, i have crashed plenty before and none of this has happened. This time i got caught in a washout so i suppose it pretty much just grabbed the front wheel and jacked everything up. What...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
ok, we are making progress.

the the loosten and bounce method worked but my handlebars are a bit off.

I have aftermarket wrenthal bars. These are normally resistant to bending correct? My bars arent straight and i want to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
I cant quite find the "lover" triple clamp. Was...

I cant quite find the "lover" triple clamp. Was this a special feature on the "sexdays" edition? :lol3

So... I always follow torquing to the T. I just dont understand how that axle could be at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
I will give it a shot this week some time and let...

I will give it a shot this week some time and let you know. Since i didnt really smash head on into anything i hope i didnt bend a fork. I simply got caught in a washout and through me over the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Kaineb
Over the handlebars... now what?

Just did a heck of a roll over the handlbars and the front end is now all out of whack (freaking washouts). Not sure what to do.

The front wheel is bent to the right when riding. Looking at the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Well that was an expensive "oops". Oh well, i...

Well that was an expensive "oops". Oh well, i tried. I figure any more pep you can muster out of a 400 is better than nothing. Good to know though!
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Yep, cored, and i went so far as to replace the...

Yep, cored, and i went so far as to replace the pre-muffler (s bend tube) with a straight through pipe too with oem part.

We are getting there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Hey Meat, I had read the thread pretty...

Hey Meat,

I had read the thread pretty extensively but the one thing that didnt really apply is the following.

"Reinstall the discs... the bike probably comes with 10 to 12 discs stock... you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Wow that is kind of against what everyone is...

Wow that is kind of against what everyone is saying though. Did you see any difference in power? And was it low end, high end or all over?

also did you core out the pipe as advised int he setup...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
I actually meant removing all the disks and that...

I actually meant removing all the disks and that inside cap and leaving the outer cap that directs the exhaust down on. So basically wide open.

I am curious if anyone has a starting point for the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Why would pep boys have them? I thought this was...

Why would pep boys have them? I thought this was specific to this muffler or series. What would i ask for if when i go there? I didnt even know they carried motorcycle parts...

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Ah ha!

Man, is there much you dont know about these bikes? Thanks for the tip. I always wondered.

I only have 6 and i thought you could get some more performance out of it if i fiddled around with it. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By Kaineb
Changing disks in muffler

Can anyone tell me what besides tuning for sound, adding or subtrcting disks does? Does adding more increase or decrease power at all?

I have one of those LC4's with the big supertrapp stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kaineb
Gas Mileage

Well i only have the 400 model of the LC4 but im around 50 -55 on the road. Going to the fcr-39 very soo so it should be interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kaineb
Ok well that helps a bit, thank you. I know there...

Ok well that helps a bit, thank you. I know there is so much info and everyone you talk to says to do something different. So i will try the basic setup and attempt to get it dialed in correctly. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kaineb
Huh...

Well that just adds to the mix then! :) 37, 39 - MX. Non-Mx. I want more low end response then anything else so... I did call sudco and they have the 39 kit for the 400 but each person i have spoke...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kaineb
Need FCR model opinion, MX or non.

I am looking at a fcr-39 for my KTM dual sport, 400cc. Issue is that i have read 3000 articles and cant figure out which one is right.

Issues:

1 : MX is bigger and will either fit an older...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Kaineb
Updated with model info...

Updated with model info...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Kaineb
Back pressure vs. performance question.

There is allot of discussion around about a bike being a big air pump. On cv systems, the airbox and other mods greatly affect performance as i understand. 2000 KTM LC4E, 400.

So... i basically...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Kaineb
Thanks Zerodog. That is what race-tech suggested...

Thanks Zerodog. That is what race-tech suggested but do not carry. I got you pm about being able to get them so when i am ready.... The rear i will still have to send out. I dont have the tools. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Kaineb
No good

I actually just called them and they do carry the valving but do not carry the springs for this. I am a little too big i suppose. Have to loose a few lbs. Luckily Sommer KTM recommended springs and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Kaineb
Spring rate assistance?

99' WP 5060 Extreme 50 mm forks

Allot of people saying these are a simple rebuild/upgrade. I am giving it a shot myself to save $$$.

I have heard that it is only a spring change and NO valve...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By Kaineb
I got it...

What a stupid !@#$ design that is for a bolt to seat into. I wound up drilling out the head of the bolt and out she flew. It was mildly rusted and could see that there was a locking compound on it so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By Kaineb
The bolt is still tight enough that you need a...

The bolt is still tight enough that you need a ratchet to turn it. If you just turn the bolt the d-rod turns with it. If you stop the rod from spinning by holding it the bolt still turns but doesnt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By Kaineb
Help getting a bolt out?

Got my front fork apart just doing some exploring with the service manual in hand to learn. Followed the directions to this point. 2000 WP Extreme front fork. Right side up kind.

There is a single...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By Kaineb
Fork Seals, K&S ok brand?

Just wondering is K&S fork seals were as good as original or ok as a replacement?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kaineb
Did some reading up on this cylinder as i have a...

Did some reading up on this cylinder as i have a 400 as well. Apparently there is no larger or big bore kits. Because of that special coating i think you may have to get a new cylinder as the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
Great, as soon as i get them back i will start...

Great, as soon as i get them back i will start shipping them out. Should be a week or so.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
Excellent, at least we know what i have now. I am...

Excellent, at least we know what i have now. I am sure someone makes parts for the 50's.

(Zerodog), are you able to work on these forks? What about the correct setup for my weight?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
New Info

A little search revealed that up to 1999 certain KTM's were using WP Extreme 50 mm standard forks. Since my bike is a 400 model, there is obviously a possibility that this could have been fitted with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
Specs

Ok so here we go...


Measured the inside of the triple clamps with a micrometer and it is 50mm. They are standard (NON USD) forks with the chrome part going into the triple clamp. The outer...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
I think i just may get them back and do what i...

I think i just may get them back and do what i should have in the first place. Send them to Zerodog if he is still working on these.

The shipping is a killer and thought i could save by taking...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,195
Posted By Kaineb
My 2 cents

I bought a brand newish 03' in 2006 from a trusted source. Had 35 miles on it and was obviously pristine. I can say that it was so incredibly hard to start from day one and took forever. The bike was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
Very cool, Thanks for all the replies. So...

Very cool, Thanks for all the replies.

So ... My forks are the right side up ones. Chrome part in the triple clamp, dust cover faces up at you on the forks. Hope this helps. I am confused though...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
I do know that the bike is stock. So he probably...

I do know that the bike is stock. So he probably meant they were the 43mm ones. Looking at other KTM's in his shop they do look slightly smaller so that would make sense.

I see pivotworks makes a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
Well the shop is saying that there are 2...

Well the shop is saying that there are 2 different models 43 and 50 mm. He said i have 50's and were only made for 2 years and are rare. Cant get parts.

So my intentions were for a rebuild and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Kaineb
KTM WP Rare Shocks? No Parts?

Dropped my suspension off at local rebuilder for an upgrade / rebuild. 2000 Lc4E W/ stock WP shocks.

Apparently the rebuilder says that these are very rare odd sized (50 mm) front forks and that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Kaineb
Thank for the help guys. I just have to narrow...

Thank for the help guys. I just have to narrow down an oil change interval. I am in the US so i would think every 1200 miles would be a pain to change the oil. But if that is what is required then i...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Kaineb
Both the larger and smaller oil bolts have...

Both the larger and smaller oil bolts have magnets and both had some on each. Enough to cover the magnet itself from the top view. But i can say when i wiped the smaller magnet clean on a paper towel...
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