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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By rz35027
If it's been plated before then you're good to go...

If it's been plated before then you're good to go until you get inspected... then you're hooped.

You can't newly insure a bike unless it comes from the factory with compliance, it is stated on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By rz35027
I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm...

I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm brake rotor would be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By rz35027
Great stuff Gunner. Your build threads are...

Great stuff Gunner.
Your build threads are super valuable to folks that don't have the mechanical skills you do...
A picture speaks a thousand words. (saves typing:)) And, you have some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Hey, I've done the same thing with the ADVmonster...

Hey, I've done the same thing with the ADVmonster LED... works well, although I don't ride much at night.

And I too won't ride this thing offroad around here without the skidplate... it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Glueing on yoga mat worked for me... It's still...

Glueing on yoga mat worked for me... It's still way quieter without a skidplate.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By rz35027
... I was thinking less than 3 grand, and a load...

... I was thinking less than 3 grand, and a load on the motor ( I clutch it)...

I've had rocks in the skid plate making some bad noises in the past... (?)
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By rz35027
Put heavier springs on it, change the carbeurator...

Put heavier springs on it, change the carbeurator to an FCR and ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By rz35027
Could it be just lash in the drivetrain at low...

Could it be just lash in the drivetrain at low rpm and trailing throttle?

Mine sounds like a bucket of bolts at less than 3 thousand rpm and lashes around quite a bit at low, on/off throttle... ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By rz35027
What kind of rpm is the motor turning when it's...

What kind of rpm is the motor turning when it's making all this noise?
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
The accelerator pump (probably) is squirting too...

The accelerator pump (probably) is squirting too much fuel causing the bog...
An accelerator pump diaphram from a CRF Honda has a longer stop on the diaphram and will clean up the bog. Easily done,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
I used a tester somewhat like this: ...

I used a tester somewhat like this:
http://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrical-Electrical-Tools-Accessories-Electrical-Test-Meters/Voltage-Tester/N-5yc1vZboffZ1z1180x

Edit: the link is too general......
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
At one point I lost spark (95 620RXC), thinking...

At one point I lost spark (95 620RXC), thinking it was the stator (SEM, known for failures) I installed a known good stator... still no joy.

After much searching I found a broken wire, inside the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By rz35027
300mm rotor ? I think it was used 98 - 01 (?) and...

300mm rotor ? I think it was used 98 - 01 (?) and still is on the Dakar bikes... It's the caliper mounting boss on the fork leg that makes it possible, using the same caliper etc.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,885
Posted By rz35027
Heh heh... it does seem over the top viewed from...

Heh heh... it does seem over the top viewed from LMD...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,567
Posted By rz35027
Mediocrity...:D

Mediocrity...:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By rz35027
Ebay is your friend... Frame, suspension,...

Ebay is your friend...

Frame, suspension, electrics are common between many of the lc4, your motor will vary only in the piston, cylinder and crank...

Basically you have a 400cc top end on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Yikes... I'm on rear caliper two, now with some...

Yikes... I'm on rear caliper two, now with some hope for the original caliper...

Is there any reason why I/we couldn't epoxy the fixed pad to the fingers of the caliper? It might become...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Nice... a couple of great tricks there! My old...

Nice... a couple of great tricks there! My old caliper is salvagable!
I'm thinking a high temp silicone is required?
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,163
Posted By rz35027
Death defying... Don't the waves come up with a...

Death defying... Don't the waves come up with a storm (somewhere)?
A surf board would make a really big sail!
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,507
Posted By rz35027
Tseta had a great thread on rebuilding the shock...

Tseta had a great thread on rebuilding the shock on these bikes, once the shock is apart the first time (the tough part) it's a reasonably simple process. It's the same idea as adding spacers into...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 52,350
Posted By rz35027
I've had good luck cutting 6-8mm off the seal...

I've had good luck cutting 6-8mm off the seal springs also, it's easy to do. The dust scrapers get the same treatment...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By rz35027
I'm not sure it actually slices the seals......

I'm not sure it actually slices the seals... unless it has dirt in it(?)... it's more the frozen water droplets get rammed through the seal repeatedly, lose a little oil each time... lose the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By rz35027
The seals don't like the lumps of frozen water on...

The seals don't like the lumps of frozen water on the shaft being rammed through them.... it used to kill Ohlins real quick.

Do the snowmobile shocks have an ice scraper built in?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
5060 will have a 17mm axle. The Adventure model...

5060 will have a 17mm axle. The Adventure model forks will have brake caliper lugs for a 300mm brake disc, an SC or other model will have caliper lugs for a 260mm disc...

You will need triple...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By rz35027
Check the flea market... there is an RXC being...

Check the flea market... there is an RXC being parted out, rebuilt shock for cheap... it's the same shock, damping and length might be a little different but it's going to be less expensive than...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
There used to be a kit including fork boots,...

There used to be a kit including fork boots, cable guides and fork seals for 50mm Marrzochi forks from KTM. Model year 97

The seals won't fit, but everything else does. I have no idea if it's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By rz35027
Put an FCR carb on it, and work over the...

Put an FCR carb on it, and work over the suspension...

The carb wakes up the motor in a good way, and suspension can't be too good.

It'll never be a MX bike, and finding a back tire that will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 749,325
Posted By rz35027
Dr650 vs KTM

DR650 v KTM - THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE WINNER (http://youtu.be/VJMYMC4jxKM)
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Same situation here... clutch is noisy and...

Same situation here... clutch is noisy and skidplate amplifies it all...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,368
Posted By rz35027
Are these Dakar bikes using a 300 or 320mm dia....

Are these Dakar bikes using a 300 or 320mm dia. front brake rotor?
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,412
Posted By rz35027
So think of a modern 500 2 st: - brakes -...

So think of a modern 500 2 st:

- brakes
- great suspensions
- long powerband
- lot's of torque everywhere in the rpm range
- quiet
- wide ratio transmission
- better gas mileage
- easily...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,412
Posted By rz35027
I think the 500cc 2 strokes were just not needed...

I think the 500cc 2 strokes were just not needed anymore once the 250's started making 40 -45 hp...

The average human can't hang onto more than 50 hp on an MX track.

The power delivery on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By rz35027
I used a RR from a 520 EXC(?)... 2 yrs later,...

I used a RR from a 520 EXC(?)... 2 yrs later, it's still working fine. That's a while ago and I can't remember exactly if it wired directly in, it's mounted in the same location with a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By rz35027
Where are the parts from the water pump? You...

Where are the parts from the water pump? You don't want to leave them in the coolant tract....
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
A kick stand is good... a kick starter is...

A kick stand is good... a kick starter is nessecary, imagine trying to bump start a 690 at the bottom of a gully...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,050,920
Posted By rz35027
Who do you go to in BC Gunnerbuck?

Who do you go to in BC Gunnerbuck?
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By rz35027
Nope, 92(?) and up...

Nope, 92(?) and up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By rz35027
Bluhduh Try to match all the larger bits to the broken...

Try to match all the larger bits to the broken impeller to make sure you get it all...

I had an overheating problem when I first got my bike, after having to tear the engine down I found bits of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By rz35027
KYB Twin chamber fork springs are a very close...

KYB Twin chamber fork springs are a very close fit, you may have to cut the black plastic spacer to the appropriate length, or use ABS pipe...

05-07 450 Yamaha
06-07 KXF 450

The 450's have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By rz35027
The biggest difference between your LC4 E and ...

The biggest difference between your LC4 E and the 640 adventure is the gas tank/fairing setup. You've already got most of a 640 Adventure...

You should be able to take it almost anywhere...
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