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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By F1paul
I know this is an old post but it's eerie how...

I know this is an old post but it's eerie how similar my problems are.
I also changed my Sprague and right after had problems starting the bike with the e start...motor binding at compression...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Checked valves last spring and were in spec... ...

Checked valves last spring and were in spec...
sorry not quite sure what the control jet is ... *or pickup port...Do you mean at the end of the enrichener cable where it goes into the carb...and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
I will check the enrichener tonight...I think I...

I will check the enrichener tonight...I think I am getting to the point of living with it as is rather than keep racking my brain..
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
I like the way you think gunnerbuck....I have...

I like the way you think gunnerbuck....I have done precisely as you suggested last year...it actually all started with the Sprague clutch...bike sometimes would freewheel when trying to start...so I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
A bit mysterious to me also bill.. And the bike...

A bit mysterious to me also bill..
And the bike even spins fine when I'm not using the choke/fuel circuit...it's only when I need to start it cold and need to use the choke.
the few shops/dealers...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Thanks all for the replies.... so..it's not the...

Thanks all for the replies....
so..it's not the ground.. ran another ground wire in addition to the original and same problem...
and yes I have tried decompress while starting with choke..as soon...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Yes agreed...I kick it in the morning...more...

Yes agreed...I kick it in the morning...more reliable...part of the joy of riding such a fun bike....thing is...I was gonna sell it and want all these gremlins sorted before I put the ad up...don't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Question lc4 problem

Hey all...Been battling some issues since last summer with my '03 Lc4 supermoto.
started with funny noises starting..then just free wheeling...so replaced Sprague clutch and then another problem...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7,144
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Posted By F1paul
so...does anyone see an issue with running...

so...does anyone see an issue with running without it...would the 79t gear move around too much is only issue I see

edit** just saw warewolf reply....k....just want it mobile till next week...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
not sure if at all reusable...quite the mess

not sure if at all reusable...quite the mess
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
So finally had the time to pull my flywheel off...

So finally had the time to pull my flywheel off to inspect sprag clutch and it is definitely my problem... The spring is visibly stretched
I was wondering tho if it would be OK to run the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 80,157
Posted By F1paul
So finally had the time to pull my flywheel off...

So finally had the time to pull my flywheel off to inspect sprag clutch and it is definitely my problem... The spring is visibly stretched looks worse than loisus...
I was wondering tho if it would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 80,157
Posted By F1paul
I believe somewhere above was said the four M6...

I believe somewhere above was said the four M6 (8mm) should be torqued to 8nm
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7,144
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Posted By F1paul
hey man....thanks for all your help all signs...

hey man....thanks for all your help
all signs are pointing to that sprag clutch it seems..makes sense what you said that when im kicking im turning everything right back to and including the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Is that puller gonna be a KTM item or are they...

Is that puller gonna be a KTM item or are they fairly generic... I did see the pic of it in loisus thread.
Great post on the starter...I'm now armed how to check on the starter and electric front......
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
OK thanks clintnz So basically have to take it...

OK thanks clintnz
So basically have to take it to a mechanic as I don't have a flywheel puller or experience in that.
I at first when it was freewheeling and claack claacking when starting and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
Thanks for the reply...... Yes..I had read...

Thanks for the reply......
Yes..I had read loisus starter clutch fix...reason why thought this was not my problem cause when I decompress and try to start it turns the motor without weird noise or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
i have a 03 640 supermoto that wont start with...

i have a 03 640 supermoto that wont start with the e-start.
I can kick start and runs perfectly
I cant figure out why it wont start tho....I thought the battery was going cause when I try to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
I haven't moved any controls or anything...I did...

I haven't moved any controls or anything...I did however put a new brake light microswitch on not too long ago....Ill keep looking for a chafed wire or something.
I also noticed when I try to start...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,980
Posted By F1paul
keep blowing fuse #4

On my lc4 supermoto I keep blowing the fuse responsible for flashers..brake..horn and also my dash goes black.
At the same time my battery(I think) is buggered.
When i hit the estart it cranks but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 31,088
Posted By F1paul
Thanks ...found it ...sounds like him and bmwbill...

Thanks ...found it ...sounds like him and bmwbill do it the same way....will fine tune once i find an rpm app that actually works....or one of these gauges hooked up to spark plug wire
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
Well...good to know....was only gonna open the...

Well...good to know....was only gonna open the side cover not the snorkel....maybe still will...see how it feels...when I get a chance .

I may just be messing with a good thing...the bike runs...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
That's the one

That's the one
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
I believe just a slip on...from KTM..original...

I believe just a slip on...from KTM..original owner said was three available when he bought the bike new...he bought the middle one
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
Hmmn...welltoo late for ddrilling the slide ...

Hmmn...welltoo late for ddrilling the slide

It's an '03 with the KTM aftermarket exhaust
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 31,088
Posted By F1paul
Hey thanks for the advice....my fuel screw was...

Hey thanks for the advice....my fuel screw was touch more than 2 out......so I would screw in till RPMs got to their fastest then use the idle screw to bring RPM back to regular range?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
Well to be honest I haven't put the larger 47.5...

Well to be honest I haven't put the larger 47.5 idle jet in yet but is on order...I read that if the slide is drilled along with airbox and exhaust mods it is needed but yes it does runngreat right...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 31,088
Posted By F1paul
Question ya I did loosen the lowers...oh well...back...

ya I did loosen the lowers...oh well...back together now....was just shitting my pants thinking of doing it all over again if carb wasn't set right.....WHICH... after going for a ride tonioght it is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 380,249
Posted By F1paul
Question so....just finished putting carb back together...

so....just finished putting carb back together after disassembling for a clean...slide drill and larger idle jet...never been into a carb before and all went well...bike running crisp with less...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 31,088
Posted By F1paul
Ok......thanks...i think it went together well...

Ok......thanks...i think it went together well then...the tab looked pretty neutral when i was holding the carb and seam parallel to each ither
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 31,088
Posted By F1paul
Question OK..so i just put the carb back in the bike but...

OK..so i just put the carb back in the bike but didn't have time to fuel it and run it to see that its running fine......so I don't know if I have a problem and should have asked this before...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By F1paul
Actually there is oil in the airbox I'm...

Actually there is oil in the airbox I'm noticing.....what would that mean
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By F1paul
Nope..rotor not hitting anything...I'm thinking...

Nope..rotor not hitting anything...I'm thinking noise must be from pads hitting the holes on the rotor as they go past.only thing i can think of....
and bearing seems fine now that I torqued...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By F1paul
I will do fresh oil change next week when back...

I will do fresh oil change next week when back from vacation...

And....dint mean to argue but my manual says.....
" If the engine is cold the oil level should be visible at the lower edge of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By F1paul
Okay...loosened collar nut and two left clamp...

Okay...loosened collar nut and two left clamp screws....noise gone ....yay
I can torque clamp screws to 7ft/lb but when I torque collar nut to 30ft/lb noise ...and drag..comes back....wtf...bad...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By F1paul
Okay..thanks for the replies. Seems I may...

Okay..thanks for the replies.

Seems I may have two minor problems...the sound I hear when rolling it out of the garage is still there when the caliper is off....wheel bearing?
Sounds like maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By F1paul
Thanks for the replies... clintnz..you mean the...

Thanks for the replies...
clintnz..you mean the reverse of what you said I think...cold..bottom mark...warm..top mark..right?.

And as per K's I pit roughly 500-750 in 10 days as I commute with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By F1paul
Question ktm lc4 burning oil ?

What is normal oil usage for the lc4 engine..bought it in march with 13000k's...first two months oil level stayed same....now it seems I am putting about 100ml or soI every 10 days to keep it up to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By F1paul
Question '03 ktm supermoto..front wheel drag?

Quick question ...maybe something common on these....
Been noticing (hearing)a little drag on the front wheel when rolling my bike out of the garage..nothing severe but when I put it on the jack I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By F1paul
thats it eh? seems kinda permanent

thats it eh? seems kinda permanent
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