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Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,924
Posted By WestCoaster
Great RR!

subscribed and enjoying every photo!
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 651,949
Posted By WestCoaster
Love a good adventure...!

:lurk

(Subscribed and bought my ticket for the show...)
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
In my case, the tank-to-tank cross vent had been...

In my case, the tank-to-tank cross vent had been pinched during a dealer service.

If I opened both gas caps, wandered off and came back, the fuel levels had equalized.

If the levels haven't...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By WestCoaster
not 139 either...

I've got an '04 set of bags w/even number as well, so I'm no help in confirming the 139, but (having gone thru this with helmet locks)...

If you have one key left and you can't find a blank (or...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,357
Posted By WestCoaster
Pissed Maybe it's a Southern Cal dealer issue?

Boy, I sure can second that - I've had lots of blank looks from local dealers and had to bring in details that I've found here.

But, having said that, I see that we're from the same stomping...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,856
Posted By WestCoaster
Thumb Great idea... reminds me of the tool case on the...

Great idea... reminds me of the tool case on the 640 AdvR (only bigger).

Now to figure out a nice spot to attach one on the inside of the hard luggage bars.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
I've read up on the flapendectomy, but since I...

I've read up on the flapendectomy, but since I haven't had any problems since the original pinched vent, I never bothered. Perhaps there were some manufacturing tolerances and mine are on the "good"...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
2-0 against (plus 2 pro vent fix)

Ok, so that's another vote against letting the dealer put the cross-vent in.

And I hadn't really thought about the joy of pulling the tanks and having another hose to spill from... that's a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
No problem... yeah, this place is really great...

No problem... yeah, this place is really great that way!:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
Question Tank vent tube addition

Well, as luck would have it, the dealer didn't have time to get that modification done before I picked up the bike. So I was going to drop it off again a couple days later.

But I was heading out...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 55,235
Posted By WestCoaster
Thumb Passed the hot weather test

Carried the 24 with me the last 3 weeks traveling thru AZ and down into Mexico and back... 100, 105, 112... starting off in the morning with bottles of frozen water, cold water, cold snacks. Strapped...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 435,593
Posted By WestCoaster
Eh? Check that your brush guards are level...!

This last long weekend, I noticed that my right brush guard was lower than the left one. (With the levers looking the same height, the lower line/seem on the left guard was level with the clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,516
Posted By WestCoaster
Thumb Great writeup Youngblood!

I read thru Youngblood's write up over on KTM950.info in the HOW, and got hooked... very cool.

Ordered everything as suggested, installed easy (a little different locations on the 2004) and it...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 104,709
Posted By WestCoaster
Thumb Autocom ear-canel-headphone cable

Great thread... (still trying to get my head around the KY and mimikaki :huh )



I've been trying to put together a Autocom system on a couple of bikes and you've pretty much convinced me that...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 55,235
Posted By WestCoaster
Arrived right on time - they look great! ...

Arrived right on time - they look great!

Amusing side note. The instructions say that they've been squashed to make shipping easy, and that you should fill with hot water to allow the bag to...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,183
Posted By WestCoaster
Laugh Got 'um!

Got 'um yesterday! That green "ride the world" looks great!

(PM me when you get some Asylem and/or ladies back in stock and I'll order some more!)
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 810,695
Posted By WestCoaster
Arrived!

Cool! Arrived in the mail yesterday... They look great!

(Ordered Thursday evening, email that they were shipped on Friday, arrived on Monday... wonderful turnaround! )

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 55,235
Posted By WestCoaster
Got 2 on order

Traded email with Stonewall last Friday and then put in the order. Got the email with the tracking number Monday morning... UPS says I'll have them on Friday.

Looking forward to using them! :clap
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,183
Posted By WestCoaster
Placed an order...

OK, so it looks like there were two ways to order:

1) off the main page, choose Adventure Rider Shirts

and / or

2) off the main page, choose Misc Shirts, then choose Adventure RIder...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
Meanwhile, much later

Well, as a follow up to a follow up,

It turns out that the bike is in the shop this week (Mission Motorsports this time - last visit to 3 Brothers caused a new set of problems, but that's a...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,183
Posted By WestCoaster
Cry Problems with the web site?

Hmmm. Just tried to order, but the got redirects and errors once I had items in my basket and tried to complete the order.

(Maybe it just went to sleep before I did...)
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 810,695
Posted By WestCoaster
Decal Order in...!

I'm overdue to get all those cases properly marked! :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,599
Posted By WestCoaster
Cyborg's Double Windscreen

[turns off the darn 'hybrid' display mode to find the missing 400 posts - D'oh!]

Cyborg - yes! I remember reading this over at:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,599
Posted By WestCoaster
Wicked ... ear plugs

Meant to mention... for trying out earplugs I found the Aerostich sample packs to be a decent starting point. I don't remember which ones l liked best, but I ordered both the disposable and reusable,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,599
Posted By WestCoaster
Eh? 'upgraded' to the KTM Touring screen

The local dealer had a parts sale going on, so I bought some new farkles - including the KTM Touring Screen.

Mixed feelings, but it kind of got better AND worse. I think the overall wind and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,491
Posted By WestCoaster
Long term follow up (must have been pinched)

Just a follow up as to what I resolved...

Got busy and ended up dropping the bike off at the dealer (same one that had done the 600m service right before the problem showed up).

Explained...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2005, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By WestCoaster
Give that another year or so and that's going to...

Give that another year or so and that's going to be a pretty cool solution to merge all the audio together...

Wonder how they merge and prioritize all the data streams...? (thinking of the...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2005, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By WestCoaster
Grab the soldering iron...

I'd have to agree with you - there have to be better earphone/custom-earplug options out there that are an improvement over the stock chatterbox solution.

I've been looking around and looked into...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By WestCoaster
Pics are good...

CountPacMan - thanks for heads up on the 'evil bolts'... suspect that may just be what was bothering me.

Photos would be great!
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2005, 02:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By WestCoaster
Good assumptions (this time!) all that was clear...

Good assumptions (this time!) all that was clear of the tank (hey, I had even read your nakid radiator post!) ... so I guess it's just an issue of me finding the right wiggle (and "verbal...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2005, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By WestCoaster
Good... it looks like I was moving in the right...

Good... it looks like I was moving in the right direction! (Now where did I put that BFH...:nod )
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By WestCoaster
Question Tank Removal (2000 KTM 640 AdvR)

Ok, this should be an easy one...

It's time to change my plug and check my valves. (Ok, it may be beyond that time, but after a few years of storage and what with New Years resolutions and all,...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2004, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By WestCoaster
blue book value

Kelly Blue Book (for Southern Cal area) quotes:
Trade-in: $3685 / Retail: $5345

Thats w/10K miles, so it might be worth a little more. (But then if it's never had it's 5K maintenance, that'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By WestCoaster
Missing glue / hardware

Opps. My bad. Decided to make that run to the hardware store and when I double checked, it turns out that the sidecases actually have the screws already in them.:thumb

Picked up some good...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2004, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By WestCoaster
Thanks, looks great! Yup. And...

Thanks, looks great!


Yup.

And the mounting screws for petcock valves (2 not-included screws each that attach the valves that I ordered to the 'free' sidecases so you can use them to hold...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By WestCoaster
Instructions? No Stinkin' Instructions!

Instructions?!? You got instructions! :D

3/4 of the Hard Parts stuff I've gotten from KTM hasn't had any instructions... makes the touratech stuff (with German instructions) look good.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2004, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,399
Posted By WestCoaster
Looks interesting... still seems to have an issue...

Looks interesting... still seems to have an issue of connecting both radar & GPS or Phone (something about spliter cables)... but I like that it mutes music if other input comes in.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2004, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,399
Posted By WestCoaster
Have you tried the Audio Boss or are you using...

Have you tried the Audio Boss or are you using the MotoComm?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2004, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By WestCoaster
Not bad... web site doesn't sell them (b/c of...

Not bad... web site doesn't sell them (b/c of Scott 'merger')... any idea of price?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2004, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By WestCoaster
Yeah, what's up with that? They were there in...

Yeah, what's up with that? They were there in 2001, but about the time I really wanted to check out the 950 they were long gone. (On the other hand, the booth dude didn't seem to have a clue about...
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