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Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,522
Posted By Johnrunner89
Thanks! Looks like I'll hold off on ordering one...

Thanks! Looks like I'll hold off on ordering one until I hear of a way to get the bulb installed.
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,522
Posted By Johnrunner89
If anyone has put one in a 14' KTM 500 or 350...

If anyone has put one in a 14' KTM 500 or 350 EXC, please share your experiences with fitment and installation. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,522
Posted By Johnrunner89
Thanks! Do you have the overall length of the...

Thanks! Do you have the overall length of the unit with that long metal piece in the rear included? Or is that included in the measurement given? And would I need a rectifier?
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,522
Posted By Johnrunner89
Anyone have the dimensions of the new shorter H4...

Anyone have the dimensions of the new shorter H4 bulb? I want to try one for my 14' Ktm 500 EXC want to make sure it will install before I purchase one.
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Johnrunner89
Website looks good and prices seem good too!

Website looks good and prices seem good too!
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 1,364,033
Posted By Johnrunner89
The stock maxxis tires grip well off road but...

The stock maxxis tires grip well off road but melt like butter. Got 400 miles out rear on the 350exc and 500 miles out of rear on my 500 exc. going to put on a pirelli mt43 this week on the rear and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 1,364,033
Posted By Johnrunner89
I went with the all carbon cover. I like it but...

I went with the all carbon cover. I like it but would enjoy the extra grip at times. My 500 exc pulls (actually feels likes it pushes rather) harder than my 350 exc so sticking to the seat gets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 1,364,033
Posted By Johnrunner89
I too go with the Seat Concepts seat. WAY BETTER...

I too go with the Seat Concepts seat. WAY BETTER than stock. Only regret is not getting the gripper top.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 1,364,033
Posted By Johnrunner89
new motor? still uses the same engine as the 2012...

new motor? still uses the same engine as the 2012 models just a couple small different parts swapped for more reliability.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Johnrunner89
I used to have a 2009 CRF230L and when I went to...

I used to have a 2009 CRF230L and when I went to clean the carb I too discovered it had a different carb than the crf230f. It has a CV carb rather than a PV style carb like the "f" model and most...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,281
Posted By Johnrunner89
The ecu has to be remapped by a dealer. there are...

The ecu has to be remapped by a dealer. there are FI tuners they sell but it cost alot more than a remap and requires adding more equipment to the bike. There are several dealers that will remap the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,281
Posted By Johnrunner89
XCW and EXC are very comparable and the XCF is...

XCW and EXC are very comparable and the XCF is more of a race oriented version.

If you could plate the XCW in your state with out a problem and don't mind adding all of the street legal...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 1,364,033
Posted By Johnrunner89
Anyone running passenger pegs on their bikes? If...

Anyone running passenger pegs on their bikes? If so can you say what one you have, I've been looking online but am not finding much.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
I too hear the same slapping noise when I lug...

I too hear the same slapping noise when I lug mine. Pretty normal i think. Some street bikes do the same thing. But if any of you find a simple solution to fix the noise, please share! Preferably...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
Last couple times I went riding at Hungry Valley...

Last couple times I went riding at Hungry Valley SVRA, my buddy who rides a KTM 200exc switched bikes with me for an hour or so each time since he wants to purchase a new dual sport. He fell in love...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
Acerbis sells the entire plastic kit in white for...

Acerbis sells the entire plastic kit in white for the bikes too for a good price. Most major online places carry the kits or you might be able to order it of their website direct. Much cheaper than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
Take your wheel with the tire on to your local...

Take your wheel with the tire on to your local cycle shop. Having them professionally balanced is super cheap and makes a big difference on the road. My 350exc felt "bouncy" at highway speeds and now...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
Post a pic up of your rig JMbueller!

Post a pic up of your rig JMbueller!
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
It's a 2013 KTM 350 EXC, but I've had it for a...

It's a 2013 KTM 350 EXC, but I've had it for a year now, as I got it in July of last year when they came out. I'm running 14/52 gearing and have topped out my bike multiple times at El Mirage dry...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
I heard the berg 570s had faulty FI systems but...

I heard the berg 570s had faulty FI systems but glad to hear yours ran good. My buddy rode my 350 and he is. 6'5" 300lbs and couldn't believe how quick it was still. However it does like to be in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
I heard about the old Berg FI issues and feel bad...

I heard about the old Berg FI issues and feel bad for those riders that were used a beta boys. Don't let it turn you away for good though from KTM's new FI bikes. They have seem to done it right...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
It seems like so many people are scared of FI lol...

It seems like so many people are scared of FI lol You will find 1000:1 threads issues on carbs then on FI's. Sure thats mainly because carbs are in way larger numbers, but how often do you see...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By Johnrunner89
Although I can't say I've done any multi trips on...

Although I can't say I've done any multi trips on my 13' 350exc I have put well over 1k miles on it since I've had it. As car as carrying gear on the rear, shouldn't be an issue just get a rack or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By Johnrunner89
The d606 is a good choice for both street and off...

The d606 is a good choice for both street and off road as you know, but if you want something more street friendly perhaps try a trials type tire like the pirelli mt43. I just switched to it so I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
I added at Shorai Lithium battery to my bike now...

I added at Shorai Lithium battery to my bike now it starts first crank most times. The batteries cost a fair amount but they are half the weight (and saving weight up top on the bike helps greatly),...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,831
Posted By Johnrunner89
Tell the guys you know with FI that need...

Tell the guys you know with FI that need injectors and filters maintained weekly to keep them "working" that need to contact the manufactures since they probably got bad batches or that they are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,831
Posted By Johnrunner89
The bikes look nice. And I too hear that the...

The bikes look nice. And I too hear that the owners were happy with their old school carbs as the bikes run great with them but I've so heard and read other accounts on how the drastic elevation...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Johnrunner89
Why not just order them online? For the price...

Why not just order them online? For the price they cost, most online retailers offer free shipping anyway and iirc, online sometimes don't charge tax too.
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,855
Posted By Johnrunner89
Thanks for the feedback Stuj, do you find that...

Thanks for the feedback Stuj, do you find that they slide around as your riding or when you walk with them? And do you wear them over or under the pants (if so with a leg sock)?
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,582
Posted By Johnrunner89
I took a dip in a creek once (unintended fall of...

I took a dip in a creek once (unintended fall of course) and submerged my Scala G9 unit pretty deep. Held up great, so I could attest to their waterproofing. But as far as the rest of my...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,855
Posted By Johnrunner89
Hey Shin, any update reviews on the X-strong knee...

Hey Shin, any update reviews on the X-strong knee guards? Comfort during riding etc? I need to buy new knee guards soon as my Thor Force guards wore out and been thinking about give those a try.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 299,342
Posted By Johnrunner89
Hey guys, new to the forum (long time reader...

Hey guys, new to the forum (long time reader though and finally caved in after a couple buddies told me to join) and kind of new to riding (only been riding a couple years). I too ride a KTM 350exc...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 71,533
Posted By Johnrunner89
Recently got my first pair of sidi crossfires...

Recently got my first pair of sidi crossfires srs. Got em for a deal at $420 on sale at a local store. Two rides in them so far and really like them. Although they feel heavier then my previous pair,...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By Johnrunner89
My brother, myself and a friend have been running...

My brother, myself and a friend have been running the scala g9 for a year now. Worth every penny. Prior to those we ran the scala g4s for a year or so. Those too are awesome just more finicky than...
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