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Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It is currently kinda loose just because I've put...

It is currently kinda loose just because I've put on 4k miles in two weeks. I've tightened it once but the dealer said my chain has more wear in some spots so it depends on where it is at when you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it...

It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it would put that much pressure unless it was so low it the rim would hit ground or rock. When I'm ofroading in my jeep the tie pressure are really low and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
Gotta have photos too ...

Gotta have photos too

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/Alaska%20adventure/IMG_20140823_132843229.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
In running Tourance next Tues on my speaks trip....

In running Tourance next Tues on my speaks trip. Might get 4k or of them but we are running 75 on chip seal roads loaded down with gear. I have done about 500 miles of gravel roads and they are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
My filters ...

My filters
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/KTM%20SMT/IMG_20140819_111214095.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 08:41 PM
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Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Cool thanks. I did adjust the throttle cables a...

Cool thanks. I did adjust the throttle cables a little because there was a lot of play before but I didn't tighten so much that it was pulling on the throttle at all. I'll adjust it back AMD see if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 01:41 PM
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Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
We'll it is not the fuel filters. Maybe tps?

We'll it is not the fuel filters. Maybe tps?
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:06 PM
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Views: 1,272
Posted By Smithers167
Day 3 Houston to Dease Lake on the cassier...

Day 3 Houston to Dease Lake on the cassier highway About 420 miles

We got up early and were in Smothers BC at around 8 am. I stopped and posed at the sign....
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
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Views: 1,272
Posted By Smithers167
Day 2 Mclease lake to Houston B.C. Just over 300...

Day 2 Mclease lake to Houston B.C. Just over 300 miles

Today was a hot boring day. We all got tired quickly and had a farely late start. Along the way we did see a large forest fire....
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
In the manual it just says check fuel pressure....

In the manual it just says check fuel pressure. I'm guessing it was fine and just went over the edge. However when he was going through the check list I don't remember him saying anything about the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
It is still tucked away pretty inaccessible...

It is still tucked away pretty inaccessible without pulling everything off so I don't see that being the issue
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Well since I'm not going to the arctic ocean with...

Well since I'm not going to the arctic ocean with my buddies I have the rest of the trip to do what I want and see what I want. So it's not all bad I just have to fix my bike and I'll be doing in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
While I was there I also tightened the champs...

While I was there I also tightened the champs holding the throttle bodies on the intake. I ones around and didn't see anything out of the ordinary. I figure it would be good to do a 15 min reset in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
It started before doing any long dusty roads. And...

It started before doing any long dusty roads. And the air filter was brand new when I started the trip. Haven't touched idle adjustment.

Had a chance in Fairbanks today to take the tank off. One...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
KTM smt surging issue:...

KTM smt surging issue: http://youtu.be/rn6jM4Xb4S8

Here is a video I just posted on YouTube.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:48 AM
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Views: 17,870
Posted By Smithers167
That little tan truck you saw is camping next to...

That little tan truck you saw is camping next to me on the salcha river right on the alcan.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Doesn't feel mechanical. Feels like a the air...

Doesn't feel mechanical. Feels like a the air ratio is off. Thinking throttle bodies or possible the intake trumpet came loose after servicein.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Guys I need your help!!! My bike started...

Guys I need your help!!!

My bike started surging at constant throttle. I thought maybe bad gas but ran it dry and added my spare fuel from home. Still does it. A few places have not had supreme...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Day 1 Bellingham to Mclease lake Sea to sky...

Day 1 Bellingham to Mclease lake

Sea to sky highway was absolutely amazing. Fun twisty roads just don't get stuck behind a travel trailer with brakes on fire navigating the steep grades and tight...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Day .5 Whistler B.C. Stopped for lunch and...

Day .5 Whistler B.C.

Stopped for lunch and to post a couple pictures before we head north on the sea to sky.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Got the bike loaded and ready to take off in the...

Got the bike loaded and ready to take off in the morning.

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/KTM%20SMT/IMG_20140810_155316191_HDR.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Modified my highway peg idea to where it uses the...

Modified my highway peg idea to where it uses the small supporting bar and doesn't stick out as much as the last version.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
That is a concern of mine. I just didn't address...

That is a concern of mine. I just didn't address it soon enough. I was thinking about the cabelas ammo box that is plastic and water resistant with a latch closure. But it isn't deep enough without...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
Using stock side bags. In one is my camp stove, ...

Using stock side bags. In one is my camp stove, spare fuel canister, water shoes, tool bag( left it out from under the seat for easy access); in the other is chain lube, bug spray, octane boost,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Ya I think with the preloads they just figured...

Ya I think with the preloads they just figured its sporty if its low. I set the preloads first. Forks are 5 turns and rear is two turns preloaded. Where I think they wanted 5 turns on the rear...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Smithers167
Thanks, I just weighed my gear, almost 60 lbs...

Thanks, I just weighed my gear, almost 60 lbs worth including tank bag.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,861
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Posted By Smithers167
Hey guys, I started my Alaska ride report over in...

Hey guys, I started my Alaska ride report over in the ride report section. It is called by land and sea.. An Alaskan adventure. Today I'll be packing the bike up and I'll snap a couple photos. I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Smithers167
By Land and Sea....an Alaskan adventure

Hello fellow adventurers. My name is Chris and I'll be your host. A year ago my fellow coworkers/ riding buddies came to me with an plan to go to Alaska. Begging for leave the 4 of us were able to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
There is a program called tuneecu that is free to...

There is a program called tuneecu that is free to download. A fella over on the ktm smt forum spent much dinero and a ton of his own time working out bugs and creating maps for the bike. He has a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,861
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Posted By Smithers167
A page back I posted about putting in a liter of...

A page back I posted about putting in a liter of oil in after a 400 mile trip and a track day but somewhere between then an the last oil change it used some and from what I have gathered is that it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Oh ya and was anyone on here traveling up I5...

Oh ya and was anyone on here traveling up I5 through Bellingham 2 up yesterday? Briefly spotted a white SMT
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Smithers167
No Harleys, only other bike I rode for a...

No Harleys, only other bike I rode for a continual time was a nighthawk. Actually after my 10hr ride AMD 7 hr ride a couple days later I noticed my knees starting to ache and ended up resting and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Tried my hand at engineering today. I made...

Tried my hand at engineering today. I made highway pegs for $6. You might ask....well Chris how did you do something like that for so cheap.

Well.......
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Love the wings exhaust with the orange wing....

Love the wings exhaust with the orange wing. Would love to have the frame powder coated orange on my white one. A guy over on the ktmsmt forum has some decals made that I would like to have put on my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Well after some reading this morning I can put my...

Well after some reading this morning I can put my mind at ease a little. I guess I was unaware of the oil consumption of this engine. Lots of people reporting normal use. I'll have the dealer check...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
I don't know. I didn't read much past oil on the...

I don't know. I didn't read much past oil on the ground when he came out to look at it. They should be able to tell if it is burning oil when they remove the plugs right? Probably look like a 2...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
I looked for that thread. Couldn't find it. The...

I looked for that thread. Couldn't find it. The only thing I saw was where oil leaked onto the ground. I have no oil leaking from the engine.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
Well it took a whole liter, and I got scolded...

Well it took a whole liter, and I got scolded for not checking after my track day or before my trip. I'll monitor it on the way back to see about a leak but exhaust looks fine. A little black...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
But where will it leak to? There is no residue on...

But where will it leak to? There is no residue on my skid plate.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 316,096
Posted By Smithers167
400 miles over 10 hrs today. Got to my dad's...

400 miles over 10 hrs today. Got to my dad's house and just happened to look at the engine and noticed the steel braided oil line was a light color of brown and dusty. Upon closer inspection I...
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