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Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Zerodog, At least it was a dry heat :lol3 !...

Zerodog,

At least it was a dry heat :lol3 ! I've been there too, in about the same weather. I was out riding my adventure on the west side of the Great Salt Lake, thought I had enough fuel to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,005
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Hello Meat, Boy, I am with ya on the sight...

Hello Meat,

Boy, I am with ya on the sight glass thing. It really is quite an art to get a good reading out of the sight glass. First off, you really have to be on a level surface. Secondly,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By Scoot Jockey
My airbox had the same issue a while back, yet it...

My airbox had the same issue a while back, yet it did so without the use of loctite! It was the bottom rear corner bolt that seized up so that I could not remove the cover at all. I ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Scoot Jockey
African rider, I am close to your weight...

African rider,

I am close to your weight class (250 lbs), and found that on my 2003 Adventure, the stock springs really didn't have enough adjustment in them to work for me, especially when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,589
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Man, that looks good! How much higher is it than...

Man, that looks good! How much higher is it than the original? That would be nice to have just to stop the wind from blasting you at high speeds.
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,750
Posted By Scoot Jockey
That hits very close to home. My condolences to...

That hits very close to home. My condolences to his family...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Scoot Jockey
The factory used Loctite 648 retaining compound,...

The factory used Loctite 648 retaining compound, a green liquid. I went through that same problem on my 2003 the first year I had it. I installed the new seal and glass with the loctite, only to have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,932
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Best Creeper bike version thusfar! Well thought...

Best Creeper bike version thusfar! Well thought out, and professional looking job. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Yeah, that chart in the Sommer catalog is pretty...

Yeah, that chart in the Sommer catalog is pretty helpful. They say that the snorkel could go either left in or removed, with the same main jet. A few years back they used to require removing the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Hey there, The current Sommer catalog says...

Hey there,

The current Sommer catalog says that with a DAM slip on you could be running a 170 main, have you tried that yet? I don't know how that would work with the drilled slide. I still have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I think the Rema Tip-Top brand is by far the...

I think the Rema Tip-Top brand is by far the best. They are made in Germany, and available from Touratech.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,705
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Wow, now that's a blast from the past! The...

Wow, now that's a blast from the past!

The crashbars....well they didn't pan out so well. They look like they should do the trick, but they have a hard time holding up against the vibrations of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I am running a set of T63's on my 640 right now....

I am running a set of T63's on my 640 right now. I picked up the set for 80$ on ebay. They are very similar to the Dakars, but with a more streetable compound and front tire tread. They do work very...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,578
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Copper Country ATV in Silver City, NM Gave me an...

Copper Country ATV in Silver City, NM Gave me an excellent deal on my 640 a few years ago. Ask for Dave, the owner. I don't know if he has one sitting there now, but he usually does. Great people to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I have been using the Marc Parnes balancer for...

I have been using the Marc Parnes balancer for about two years now. It very simple, and works great. You just need a set of axle stands to use it. Basically the heavy side of the wheel and rim...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,162
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I think practice, experience, and quick reflexes...

I think practice, experience, and quick reflexes are essential in gusty situations. I had a very close call with a guard rail in a windy canyon. I was riding from Capitol Reef NP to I 70 though quite...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,456
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Huh, that should be pretty neat. I'll bet there...

Huh, that should be pretty neat. I'll bet there are plenty of old mining relics, and fast desert riding around there :evil . I have only driven through Elko a couple of times, but strangely enough, I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Alrighty then, Here is a photo of the area...

Alrighty then,

Here is a photo of the area in question:

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b131/scootjockey/newwheel.jpg

If you look closely you can see a small bead of red grease where the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Oh man, don't make me break out the digi cam....

Oh man, don't make me break out the digi cam. That new fangled stuff gives me a headache. The diagram that Mr. Popsicle has so kindly posted is indeed a drawing of the old 2003 front wheel setup....
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I just got my new rim this Saturday, and was...

I just got my new rim this Saturday, and was wondering, for those of you who already have yours too, should these new rims be mounted directly on the axle shaft without the spacer bushing from the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I have indeed heard of several failures, such as...

I have indeed heard of several failures, such as cracked rims, and broken spokes; I definitely wouldn't call those sucesses! This has been happening to riders here on this forum, and on this forum...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
My dealer has been a bit slow in finding out any...

My dealer has been a bit slow in finding out any info on this for me, so this morning I put in call to the head of customer relations at KTMNA. I only got his voice mail, so I left him a message and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2005, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,613
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Man, nothing cheeses me more than substandard...

Man, nothing cheeses me more than substandard work from people who call themselves "Professionals". I hope your insurance company steps up and lets Scuderia West fix it properly, but chances are they...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,897
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I rode down to the dealer in my area to give him...

I rode down to the dealer in my area to give him my name, VIN, and a copy of the recall notice so that they could get the ball rolling on the replacement rim. They said they would check it out, but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I just installed one last week, and adjusted the...

I just installed one last week, and adjusted the valves along with it. The previous plug had developed a bit of brown fuzz from running too rich above 13,000 FT at the KTM Colorado rally. The new...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,343
Posted By Scoot Jockey
My 2003 Adventure does the same thing if I let it...

My 2003 Adventure does the same thing if I let it sit for more than two or three weeks. As far as a permanent fix, I haven't found one. Air must be creeping into the caliper somehow. Two tricks that...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,899
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Sweet Lamb! My brother used to have a series III...

Sweet Lamb! My brother used to have a series III TV 175. I have two old Vespas:

1963 GL150
1952 Allstate handlebar

The Allstate isn't much to look at right now, but I'll have to get some picks...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,540
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Duc, According to the latest from Sommer KTM...

Duc,

According to the latest from Sommer KTM (2005 Catalog) If you are running the air filter screen, and a DAM exhaust you should be running a 170 main jet, and a 1.1 pilot air jet. That is, of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,030
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Well if you're having a spark plug thread, I...

Well if you're having a spark plug thread, I guess I should throw this in:

http://www.briskplugs.com/products.aspx

http://www.monomaniacs.nl/mm/ttt/brisk/index.htm

The supermoto/duke...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,451
Posted By Scoot Jockey
:thumb I'm also interested, and think that the...

:thumb I'm also interested, and think that the improvements already mentioned here are the way to go. I feel that those japanese originals need to have a hole saw taken to them so that you can still...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By Scoot Jockey
I weigh about 250lbs and switched last fall from...

I weigh about 250lbs and switched last fall from the stock 4.4 WP springs to the 4.8 springs. I was a bit nervous in making this decision, in thinking that this spring rate may be too stiff, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,320
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Mr. Popsicle, Don't quote me on this, but I...

Mr. Popsicle,

Don't quote me on this, but I remember reading on the German forum that our tanks are made of a P6 composite. I would bet that traditional auto body fillers(bondo,glazing compound)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Check out this website for some good tips on...

Check out this website for some good tips on winter riding

preparations.http://ibsberlin.bei.t-online.de/zweirad/index_en.html

These guys are way beyond worring about getting caught in a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2004, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,094
Posted By Scoot Jockey
FMF Pipe

As far as USFS spark aproved silencers go, there really aren't a whole lot of options for the LC4. You could get a US spec SXC pipe from KTM, but I have heard that it isn't the longest lasting pipe...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Scoot Jockey
After some calculations, the basic engine guard...

After some calculations, the basic engine guard would only be $644 USD since we don't have to pay MwSt(tax), but I'll bet shipping would be about $40 dollars more. Nice, but I do like the looks of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2004, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Scoot Jockey
When I e-mailed the organizers a month ago, they...

When I e-mailed the organizers a month ago, they said it was already booked up, so I guess not. It's a shame, since the ride isn't to far from where I live. :dunno
Forum: Racing 09-05-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Good luck out there fellas! Privateers such as...

Good luck out there fellas! Privateers such as Andy Caldecott form Australlia, made the Dakar worth watching last year! You guys have it twice as hard since you don't have massive funding, and a...
Forum: Racing 09-01-2004, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Has anyone heard what bikes they will be riding...

Has anyone heard what bikes they will be riding this year? What bikes did they have them test out on in the Nevada desert? I know the LC8 is out, but that is not a big change since there were only a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,120
Posted By Scoot Jockey
Man, what a gut wrenching tale! I'm glad it all...

Man, what a gut wrenching tale! I'm glad it all worked out for the best though. Doc and Eskimo, I think that many of the rest of us in that situation would have gone postal!:shoot KTM North America...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2004, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,241
Posted By Scoot Jockey
If you posted this same question on the German...

If you posted this same question on the German KTM Adventure forum, you would get responses from several guys who have done long RTW trips on the 640 Adventure. Many of them do trips to the Sahara,...
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