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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
May I ask where you get that foam, please?

May I ask where you get that foam, please?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks so much

For the help and info to make it a great trip.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Bumpaman
Elwood Pass conditions

Just wondering if any inmates out there can give a recent update on Elwood pass and water crossing conditions. 5 of us would like to use this route through Summitville and down to Pagosa Springs on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Just thought I would throw this back out here as...

Just thought I would throw this back out here as it has been a few days and no responses. My friend loves his bike and this is driving him nuts. The dealer can't seem to diagnose the problem and just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Need help with a 2010 690 R Please

A friend of mine has a 2010 690R with 24,000 miles set up with an Akro exhaust and a UNI air filter with snorkel. A few months ago the engine would die when it returned to idle and when the bike didi...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Broke mine the same way. I decided that I didn't...

Broke mine the same way. I decided that I didn't need the disconnect in there so I just replaced the line between the reg. and the throttle body with a length of 5/16" fuel injection hose. No...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks for the help

Thanks for the help
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bumpaman
Klim

++1 for Klim Traverse.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Bumpaman
950 gearing question

Just wondering if anyone can tell me how links my chain needs to be to accommodate 16/47 gearing. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks PG. Anybody else?

Thanks PG. Anybody else?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Just wondering why

There is a quick disconnect in the fuel lines of these 690's? I accidentally broke the quick disconnect on my 2010 and just replaced it with a single length of 5/16 fuel injection hose from tank to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Bumpaman
Have you checked your rear shock? I acquired a...

Have you checked your rear shock? I acquired a used 2010 GSA last year and rode it several hundred miles home on pavement and it wasn't until I got on the gravel road outside my home that I heard and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Valve train is easy. I have a 2010 with 6000...

Valve train is easy. I have a 2010 with 6000 miles that I had to replace the ex. Rocker and after having several bucket and shim bikes, I find this one being one of the easier ones. I bought a Hot...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,033
Posted By Bumpaman
Motul 7100 10w-60. Good stuff. Ester based....

Motul 7100 10w-60. Good stuff. Ester based. $50/gal from Motorcycle Superstore. Works great. Smooth shifts and clutch. Red, just like lifeblood should be.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bumpaman
950 update

Hello all,
I just wanted to close out this thread with an update on my 950 that had a real hard time revving up past 4k rpm. Just finished a trip on the Heart of the west and being that most of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Bumpaman
If your oil pressure switch comes unhooked the...

If your oil pressure switch comes unhooked the light will stay on. I'm just sayin'. i live by the KISS principle!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bumpaman
I will search it out. Thanks

I will search it out. Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bumpaman
Do you have more info on this? This is the first...

Do you have more info on this? This is the first time I have heard of this. The electrics seem to work fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bumpaman
Floats checked. 3.5mm. Idle mixture screws at...

Floats checked. 3.5mm. Idle mixture screws at 1.75 turns. Replaced the vacuum hoses and they are secure. Carbs tight to manifold. Tank tap flows like a river.?????????????????????????/
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bumpaman
Help with a 950 please

I have put this out before, but my problem still exists and I cannot seem to solve it. I have a 2005 950 A S model with 30K miles that really has been a trouble free machine. During the winter I did...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks so much mbrick for the offer of your old...

Thanks so much mbrick for the offer of your old exhaust rocker. How many miles are on it? It is very tempting to take you up on it and put it in the little Katoom and take a chance that it will hold...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
There seems to be a worldwide shortage of these...

There seems to be a worldwide shortage of these exhaust rockers. I have called KTM dealers and parts houses nationwide and all say the intake rockers are available and the exhaust rockers are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks DJ for your response. We're your rollers...

Thanks DJ for your response. We're your rollers sloppy. My valve clearances were s far out that I was amazed the bike ran well. Did you get the rollers through your dealer or elsewhere? Should my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Has anyone ever had this happen???

A few days ago I posted a thread about a ticking noise in my 2010 with 7500 miles. Well, I decided to check the valve clearance and I believe I have found the noise. My exhaust vale clearances were...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
the annoying tick tick tick

Have a 2010 with about 7500 miles that just started an annoying ticking sound when the engine is running. The sound is very similiar to a sound a loose valve lifter would make, although I know this...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Bumpaman
Many thanks

To all who replied. This forum is very helpful in plotting a course of action. If anyone else has info, please feel free to share. It benefits us all. Cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Bumpaman
I have thought maybe fuel pump as well. I...

I have thought maybe fuel pump as well. I installed a facet about 10k miles ago and it has worked flawlessly. May the fuel filter is more of an issue, however, the bike doesn't feel as though it is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks guys for your replies. The carb boots are...

Thanks guys for your replies. The carb boots are well seated and the bike runs fabulous under 4500rpm. The bike was stored with non ethanol premium. I am trying the seafoam now to see if that helps....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Bumpaman
Need the wisdom of the forum

I have a 2005 950 ADv S that has 29,000 miles. Unfortunately, it does not get ridden enough anymore. Before storing it last winter it was running fabulous. I filled the tanks with non-ethnanol...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,228
Posted By Bumpaman
Just wondering

If anyone out there is running Mitas or Heidenau tires on their 690 and if so how they hold up? Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By Bumpaman
OK. I did some reading on the Boosterplug website...

OK. I did some reading on the Boosterplug website and it sounds great. Just curious if the plug works like advertised from those of you running it? Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By Bumpaman
Booster Plug

I have a new to me 2010 1200 GSA and was reading about the booster plug in this forum. I am not clear on what it does exactly and if other camhead owners feel that it is necessary? Thanks for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Bumpaman
Heidenau K76

Anyone running the Heidenau K76 on a 1200 GSA? Just curious how you like them. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 57,079
Posted By Bumpaman
Rode that section last summer and a buddy crashed...

Rode that section last summer and a buddy crashed hard at the same spot. Gnarly rock ledge that you can't avoid when you transition from one canyon to another after Black Dragon Wash in Ut. Be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,075
Posted By Bumpaman
Thanks everyone. Suspicions confirmed. Ride safe

Thanks everyone. Suspicions confirmed. Ride safe
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,075
Posted By Bumpaman
Anakee 3's

Anybody out there running the new Michelin Anakee 3 tires. Time for a tire change on my 2010 GSA and was wondering about these new kids on the block. Any good on gravel and forest roads? I am just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Bumpaman
Any need to unhook the hoses from the tank just...

Any need to unhook the hoses from the tank just to slide it back Jim. The bike is liable to be sitting a couple of weeks before the new shocks go in. Should I bolt the tank back into position while...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Bumpaman
Advice please

Need some guidance from the experienced out there. I very recently acquired a 2010 GSA and have found it has a blown rear shock and am going to go with aftermarket shocks. Removing the back shock is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Bumpaman
Suspension upgrades

Hi all. I have a 2010 GSA with leaky shocks at 10k miles and want upgrade to Wilbers WESA. Is there a preferred vendor for this upgrade? Just curious and need some info that will send me in the right...
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