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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,117
Posted By bmwktmbill
+2. Look elsewhere. bill

+2.
Look elsewhere.

bill
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 83,740
Posted By bmwktmbill
Syn, We are suggesting that you buy a cheap...

Syn,
We are suggesting that you buy a cheap L-shaped allen wrench and shorten the wrench end so you can reach in easily. Setting the valves can be stressful too and a small screwdriver, a headlamp...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
If I took my forks apart and the 'Teflon' or...

If I took my forks apart and the 'Teflon' or whatever the shit is was still on the bushings I'd bury my stiction worries and think about something else.
Like how much air to run in the front tire or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 83,740
Posted By bmwktmbill
Aren't they Allen heads? Just grind the...

Aren't they Allen heads?

Just grind the wrench shorter, did you remove the fan, etc.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By bmwktmbill
I always stuck the engine piece in place stuck...

I always stuck the engine piece in place stuck the carb into it and then fought the boot into place without hose clamps.

I put the clamps on last and that's not easy either.

The big one takes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Mister Meat,. The Labman is playing with our...

Mister Meat,.

The Labman is playing with our minds, mad scientist or....
A labman.

Don't feed it.
Don't fight.
Don't bite.

Peace old Adventure rider.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hey Meat, thanks for the reprint, thought maybe I...

Hey Meat, thanks for the reprint, thought maybe I was gaga.

Player Queen:
Both here and hence pursue me lasting strife,
If once I be a widow, ever I be a wife!

Player King:
'Tis deeply...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By bmwktmbill
I'd get it going or at least turning over with...

I'd get it going or at least turning over with the oil in it to force the coolant out, A couple of the engine rebuilders can offer better advice than I can. Running it for a minute(s) with oil and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
The KTM owners manual gives precise and standard...

The KTM owners manual gives precise and standard instructions for installing the front wheel. We could argue with the engineers but I think we will loose.

b
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 86,203
Posted By bmwktmbill
Yep, grab a fine wire wheel for one side and a...

Yep, grab a fine wire wheel for one side and a fine stone for the other.

Now you can grind and clean parts.



Be happy.

b
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By bmwktmbill
any fool can make one

Any fool.

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l146/bmwstbill/ktm%20headwork/KTMheadinthetub003.jpg (http://s95.photobucket.com/user/bmwstbill/media/ktm%20headwork/KTMheadinthetub003.jpg.html)

I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By bmwktmbill
Pinch the contact points on all your fuses. I...

Pinch the contact points on all your fuses.
I have had a loose fuse cause your symptoms,especially a loose main fuse.
I don't have a Kawi so this may not apply to you.

I have done the ride you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 86,203
Posted By bmwktmbill
When the puller got to me back in the day it was...

When the puller got to me back in the day it was pretty darn shot and I made new parts for it.
the instructions are in this thread.

It's not complicated and it's a hit or miss on the arms so you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By bmwktmbill
I see what Gunner's thinking...maybe you have a...

I see what Gunner's thinking...maybe you have a cracked head. I made up one of his head off testing kits, it was easy enough. His suggestion for testing the system without taking the head off is just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By bmwktmbill
I blew two head gaskets about 20K miles apart...

I blew two head gaskets about 20K miles apart before I found the broken ring and the partial seizure. The machine ran great in between and perfect right up until the total failure. The piston top did...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Yes you are correct. He would need to set up...

Yes you are correct.

He would need to set up his valving and springs and for off road with tanks open and then close them for the street. That set-up would involve setting the sag, getting the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By bmwktmbill
This is correct thinking, it happened to me when...

This is correct thinking, it happened to me when I blew a head gasket because top ring was broken.

When you had the cylinder head off did you drop the piston to BDC to examine the wall in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Subtanks would solve your street ride stiffness. ...

Subtanks would solve your street ride stiffness.

b
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,267
Views: 2,045,363
Posted By bmwktmbill
Loop, I ran a lot of motorcycles on the ice, the...

Loop, I ran a lot of motorcycles on the ice, the KTM will do fine.

You will need studs of some kind, we made our own using sheet 1/4" metal screws run into the knobs of cheap knobbies. On the big...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Loop, PM sent. bill

Loop, PM sent.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Gunner, thanks for the pictures, this is a...

Gunner, thanks for the pictures, this is a learning experience for me. On my '02 the ring breakage manifested as a groove on the exhaust side but the seizure took place on the intake side about half...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Gunner, Derek, Can you tell which piston I...

Gunner, Derek,
Can you tell which piston I broke and seized by the pictures?

The valve pockets are different.

I broke this one:

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l146/bmwstbill/IMG_3624.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By bmwktmbill
Why don't you suspect the ignition switch has...

Why don't you suspect the ignition switch has failed, or alternatively a side stand switch?
if you have one. Is the kill switch in the run position?

I'd truck it to La Paz if you can't get it and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
'02 640 Low flow Adventure ...

'02 640 Low flow Adventure

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l146/bmwstbill/IMG_3624.jpg (http://s95.photobucket.com/user/bmwstbill/media/IMG_3624.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Alik, Thanks. That would be great. Having...

Alik,
Thanks. That would be great.
Having read the above articles and slept on them I am beginning to separate horsepower from detonation and see them as separate problems.

I realized that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hi Alik, The problem with the work that...

Hi Alik,

The problem with the work that Sommer did in my recollection is that it was all done on the the High flow head models, none of the work was done on the Low Flow engine which is the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Derek, In this life there are two kinds of...

Derek,
In this life there are two kinds of people.

One kind occasionally says, "Sorry, I made a mistake, I really don't know, I fucked up, I'm just guessing."

The other group dances...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Derek, So to be accurate you do not know the...

Derek,
So to be accurate you do not know the ignition curve for either the 2d or the 3d ignition.

If you don't have specific data I would guess, yes guess, that the difference between the two...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hi Derek, What is "too much"? Do you have an...

Hi Derek,
What is "too much"?
Do you have an ignition advance curve for the 2d ignition so we can see what too much means.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By bmwktmbill
Read the article, see the video. Motocross...

Read the article, see the video.

Motocross is for pussies.

Steering stabilizers.


http://dirtbikemagazine.com/industry-news/inside-the-hare-and-hound-factory-bikes
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Thanks 2 SPOT, now I remember it, a couple of...

Thanks 2 SPOT, now I remember it, a couple of dyno runs on 640's.

Zed for a baseline with OEM hi flow or low flow 640 engines.

No information on how to safely modify a 640 engine that I could...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 1,200,964
Posted By bmwktmbill
Derek, Do you have any practical advice like,...

Derek,
Do you have any practical advice like, 'I took a '02 low flow engine with a BST 40 and added an SXC exhaust, jetted 2 sizes richer and running at 4K rpm it doesn't detonate now.
Here is the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 550,260
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hey Paul, Happy New Year brother!!! ...

Hey Paul,

Happy New Year brother!!!

I'll be down and around northern Florida all winter just in case you and Jenn want to come down and kayak with the manatees. I'll have the Blue beast and a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,267
Views: 2,045,363
Posted By bmwktmbill
Loop, you need a puller? Test the battery...

Loop, you need a puller?

Test the battery voltage 6 hours after the Tender, should be 12.3V or better.

b
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By bmwktmbill
AMEN BROTHERS. b

AMEN BROTHERS.
b
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By bmwktmbill
I've got one on my KTM 640 adv that I lowered and...

I've got one on my KTM 640 adv that I lowered and really basically screwed up the suspension. Even so the machine still handled very well even fully loaded with 7.5 gallons of gas but I had to mind...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9,267
Views: 2,045,363
Posted By bmwktmbill
Workshop manuals. ...

Workshop manuals.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=905652

Original links from an '02 Adventure.
1/2 of new price plus $5 for shipping.
PM me if you want the links.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By bmwktmbill
There are many threads on HID bulb conversions...

There are many threads on HID bulb conversions using the same capsules or LED auxiliary lights. Both seem to work out well depending on what you want.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 215,876
Posted By bmwktmbill
Looks like some studded tires. b

Looks like some studded tires.

b
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,118
Posted By bmwktmbill
Mea culpa. I'm gone. b

Mea culpa.

I'm gone.

b
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