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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
Guess I'm just lucky with Pirelli lol..... I'm...

Guess I'm just lucky with Pirelli lol..... I'm sure others have had better luck or experiences than me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
Installed new TKC 80 on the front tire and it's a...

Installed new TKC 80 on the front tire and it's a miracle no more wobble......... Pirelli Scorpion is junky ass tire I had one on my KTM 640 adventure and it was junk too.

Mystery solved don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
Nope no Karoo 3 I have original stock tires that...

Nope no Karoo 3 I have original stock tires that were on the Bike scorpions
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
I have read every thread possible on this and...

I have read every thread possible on this and utilized every search engine out there. just was wanting to see who currently is dealing with this issue also or I was the lucky customer.

as far as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
I forgot to add that head bearings checked also

I forgot to add that head bearings checked also
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By b737jets
2014 F800GS Wobble Issue

Well I bought a 2014 F8GS and and all was good at about 300 mi I notice a feeling around 45 mph on the road it felt like I had a front tire going flat anyways basically the tire was fine and it seems...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By b737jets
That hub has a failure or the bearing is failing...

That hub has a failure or the bearing is failing plain and simple. Mechanic for 20+ years
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By b737jets
Rear Shock Question 2014 F800GS

I could get a really good deal on a brand new ELKA shock but according to the application chart they have sez 2008-2012 but there chart seems to only go to 2012 on all there shock models. Does any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
That's a cool idea on that plate with storage up...

That's a cool idea on that plate with storage up front I like it....
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
Yeap i agree with rounded edges but I'm not a...

Yeap i agree with rounded edges but I'm not a sheet metal guru maybe down the road.. But honestly I think even if you rounded the edges it won't make a difference it still gonna smash the hell out of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
Well all is that is left to weld it and make a...

Well all is that is left to weld it and make a few minor adjustments and radius a few corners after I weld it I will file the top of the boxes level and and install the dzus fasteners

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
No problem big daddy... I should have mine...

No problem big daddy... I should have mine finished and done in a couple of weeks I will post the final product pics and fitment and create a vendor post for the skid plates with all the details and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
Skid plate update.... It's been a while but...

Skid plate update.... It's been a while but basically it's ready for welding and and final mock up

http://b737jets.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto/i-9zdMvCB/0/X2/image-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
Wow.... I guess I missed some action on this...

Wow.... I guess I missed some action on this thread lol.... Well here is the update made first aluminum prototype from just .030 aluminum and verified correct radius and mounting hole locations and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,564
Views: 1,618,421
Posted By b737jets
Noah this is possibly the best ride report I have...

Noah this is possibly the best ride report I have ever read !!!! Keep up the great work enjoy the ride those last set of pics were great felt like I was almost there...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 55,276
Posted By b737jets
My 500exc is 2012 with 156 hrs and has 5210 miles...

My 500exc is 2012 with 156 hrs and has 5210 miles uses zero oil and leak down is 5% and checked at every 30hrs with valve check and valves are good no adjustment required yet since new. I use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
I'm sure that it won't be that much lol that's...

I'm sure that it won't be that much lol that's why I decided to press on and design my own skid plate and fabricate it. That price of 650 bucks + the shipping from Down Under aint cheap lol... I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,954
Posted By b737jets
KTM 640 Adventure Rally Type Skid Plate

Hello 640 owners

Well since I cant buy one I guess I gotta make one. So with that being said, I have completed my mock up and will make the prototype within the next few weeks, it will be made of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,564
Views: 1,618,421
Posted By b737jets
great RR !!!

great RR !!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By b737jets
Yeap Luke that's what im doing too... Wossner and...

Yeap Luke that's what im doing too... Wossner and Recoating the cylinder
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By b737jets
Wow that's crazy almost the same thing except no...

Wow that's crazy almost the same thing except no blown head gasket as far as I know. the guy I bought the bike from went to Chile, Peru, Argentina. When i got the bike I cleaned the carb cause bike...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By b737jets
LC4 Piston Issue

I just purchased a 2002 Adventure which had a few engine issues from the previous owner mostly clutch and bearing stuff as far as I was told. anyways after getting it rideable again and I started to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By b737jets
KTM LC4 Clutch Tool easy and cheap

Not sure if this is the right place for this but if you keep you old steels from your clutch and a piece of stock or old drum bung wrench and a few screws this is what you can make
...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By b737jets
Looks good I like... So the rally stuff is just...

Looks good I like... So the rally stuff is just for the 70 degree motor ??
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,235
Posted By b737jets
not sure of your head size but a 9/16 socket over...

not sure of your head size but a 9/16 socket over the out side hammer on and whamo hook your ratchet and extension and take it out it works :) i do it all the time at work on allen heads that are...
Forum: Racing 03-13-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,221
Posted By b737jets
Ok Here the scoop You can expect 65 miles...

Ok Here the scoop

You can expect 65 miles max from a aftermarket ims 3.7 gal tank under race conditions. I ran 250 course with my 09 300xcw after matomi bike was on vapors barley made it to pit ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 171,507
Posted By b737jets
2011 Bmw Gsa

My Buddy showed my some pic from the BMW GLG20 website which show that the engine will have a double overhead cam for lack of a better term. It also look looks like it's going on a diet again and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,950
Posted By b737jets
I'll take one !!!!

I'll take one !!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 22,182
Posted By b737jets
Hi Sorry to use you all as a term... I was...

Hi

Sorry to use you all as a term... I was just trying to pass along some info...

JFC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 22,182
Posted By b737jets
Howdy KM Guy's He just to pass along my...

Howdy KM Guy's

He just to pass along my buddy is a Ranger up at KM and said you all were riding through camp like it was a hare scramble great job guys.....
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,451
Posted By b737jets
I have ran the AC10 on My 525 and XR650R. The...

I have ran the AC10 on My 525 and XR650R. The tire hold up well IMO I got about 1000 out of both of them 90 dirt 10 pavement. Tire works well in the sand and rocks most of my riding is in Baja and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,496
Posted By b737jets
Okay...my 525 is a fine machine..... The...

Okay...my 525 is a fine machine.....

The engine has never been opened up.... just valve adjustments

I have put on 2000 miles in 11 days San Felipe to Cabo and Back...The most miles I have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By b737jets
BMW G650X Running Enduro Cross Lap?

I had to look twice:eek1 this last weekend and the Enduro Cross in Vegas.....
Someone had their G650X out there on the enduro cross track running or should I say trying to make it around. Well I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,462
Posted By b737jets
Well I have a 01 BRP and 07 525exc, I belive that...

Well I have a 01 BRP and 07 525exc, I belive that they both have similar qualities..... However If I hit a rock with the 525 I know it and then the 525 will let me know and I wonder if I knocked out...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 663,642
Posted By b737jets
Well it not really an ADV conversion but has all...

Well it not really an ADV conversion but has all the nessesary mods.... I plan on riding it from the Canadian to Mexican border late spring 09...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,856
Posted By b737jets
ooops sorry should have read the whole thread...

ooops sorry should have read the whole thread before I replied............
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,856
Posted By b737jets
Hi I had the same issue with my 640A which I...

Hi I had the same issue with my 640A which I bought in Iowa.

Had bike insp by DMV guy said without emmisions sticker I to have bike ck'd
by CHP

Go to the CHP and get the bike inspected and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,198
Posted By b737jets
2083 Miles San Felipe to Cabo back to San Felipe....

2083 Miles San Felipe to Cabo back to San Felipe. Trip was 90 % offroad 2006 KTM525exc

Great Ride!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By b737jets
Great I didn't know they were going to show it in...

Great I didn't know they were going to show it in Temecula I belive I can make it.....
Forum: Americas 07-11-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By b737jets
Mex to Can or Can to Mex

Hi

I have been working on a trip from Mex to Can via all dirt for a Ca Green Stickered 06 KTM 525 bike with a support truck I have a route all the way to the Boise area but I'm having...
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