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Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 156,498
Posted By guysalami
3 of my valves were slightly out of spec on the...

3 of my valves were slightly out of spec on the tight side at the 1 hour check, 1 exhaust was bang on. I wished I had checked them new to see if they had changed over the first hour or came tight....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,475
Posted By guysalami
Great write up! much appreciated.

Great write up! much appreciated.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,475
Posted By guysalami
I've been riding with a moose short windscreen as...

I've been riding with a moose short windscreen as I couldn't resolve the buffeting with the stock or touring windscreen.

Do you have buffeting issues with the stock screen?

and has the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7,316
Views: 1,452,538
Posted By guysalami
1. 15 hours for oil, 30 hours for valves, and I...

1. 15 hours for oil, 30 hours for valves, and I think according to manual 135 hours for a new piston, rings, all engine bearings and complete top end. I don't think anyone follows that schedule but...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 373,945
Posted By guysalami
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=mis...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=mission+creep
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,316
Views: 1,452,538
Posted By guysalami
Heard lots of good reports of valves staying...

Heard lots of good reports of valves staying still. I just got the first hour on my 2014 500 and did the 1 hour valve check. Both intakes and 1 exhaust were too tight. Shimmed to spec, hopefully they...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,090
Posted By guysalami
Red Deer, AB checking in! ...

Red Deer, AB checking in!

http://i.imgur.com/dyKFwvw.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,991
Posted By guysalami
It seems silly to say that the headshake is fine...

It seems silly to say that the headshake is fine as the bike is meant to be off-road because as I see it there are good tire combo's that are fantastic off-road and still have great on-road manners...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By guysalami
I ran D908's front and back on my 2012 990R and...

I ran D908's front and back on my 2012 990R and they were majorly unsettled at 70mph+. I was surprised to see KTM using this combo on the 2013 Baja. Not to mention that the rear 140 is IMO just too...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,261
Posted By guysalami
Pirelli Scorpion Rally, not quite as good on road...

Pirelli Scorpion Rally, not quite as good on road as the TKC80 but close enough for me. Recently switched to this tire from the TKC80 front and I think this will be my next front as well.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,323
Posted By guysalami
Broke the tip off my subframe recently (2012...

Broke the tip off my subframe recently (2012 Adventure R) running a Trax top box with very little load (10-12 lbs max including box). I've been running it that way for some time, broke around...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By guysalami
I would start with fuel delivery. Have you been...

I would start with fuel delivery. Have you been filling with low quality fuel recently? How many miles on the fuel filter?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By guysalami
I taped a magnet to mine and that has been...

I taped a magnet to mine and that has been working for me. Not sure but I think the direction of the magnet is important so try it both ways.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By guysalami
No side racks mounted when I broke mine. I had...

No side racks mounted when I broke mine. I had them welded up and added some fish plates for bracing and broke it again with the side racks mounted but a top box with a full load. I don't think the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By guysalami
Just heard back from KTM, they are going to...

Just heard back from KTM, they are going to warranty the subframe. Now to decide if it's worth while to reinforce the new one. I think the tubing is cast so not sure if I'll do more harm than good in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By guysalami
I broke the subframe with about 12 lbs on a 2012...

I broke the subframe with about 12 lbs on a 2012 Adventure 990R 2 weeks ago. Clean snap right where the lower support tubing stops towards the tail. I have had the tail loaded with much more than...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,771
Posted By guysalami
The E-09 knobs look very short in pictures which...

The E-09 knobs look very short in pictures which kept me away. Do you know how long they are fresh and what sort of life are you seeing out of the front?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,771
Posted By guysalami
Been running one on the rear for the last 3000km,...

Been running one on the rear for the last 3000km, I like it. Good off road grip and much better than I expected on pavement. At the current wear rate I expect that I might get about 4500km out of it....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,325
Posted By guysalami
2012 990 R here, average 38mpg (US Gallon).

2012 990 R here, average 38mpg (US Gallon).
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By guysalami
I had an engine stalling issue that had turned...

I had an engine stalling issue that had turned out to be my big feet slightly pressing on the side stand and engaging the side stand safety switch. Probably not your issue but who knows, it had...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By guysalami
:rofl Thanks Meat!

:rofl

Thanks Meat!
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By guysalami
Eh? Ran it unplugged to compare against stock form....

Ran it unplugged to compare against stock form. Couldn't notice any difference in power in various gears at any range. I guess I'm just not a sensitive guy. :huh

Still haven't located any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By guysalami
640 Adventure TPS muckin around

Couldn't find any definitive threads regarding the TPS on the BST40 (2003+ 640 Adventure). Wondering if anyone knows if the TPS is only being used to restrict the engine for emissions or even noise....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
At a max of 72mph I might starting thinking there...

At a max of 72mph I might starting thinking there were some issues. Is there any chance your ignition advance circuit is disconnected (brown wire under the seat on the right hand side of bike).
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
I have scoured the forums gleaning as much...

I have scoured the forums gleaning as much information as possible from everywhere and done a few modifications.

- Drilled the slide holes out to 0.125"
- Changed main jet to 162.5 (wanted to go...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By guysalami
Thanks guys, those links are awesome. Good tip on...

Thanks guys, those links are awesome. Good tip on the needle, never would have thought it would wear so quickly.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By guysalami
Used 640A, carb and electrical connector questions

Bought a second hand 2007 KTM 640 Adventure and setting up to do the standard mods (airbox, cored muff and carb).

Noticed that under the seat there are 3 electrical connectors that are not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
Thanks guys, exactly what I was looking for....

Thanks guys, exactly what I was looking for. Previous to this had a yz450f which had throttle on demand in any range. I don't expect the KTM to perform like that machine but at least half as good was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
Thanks again meat. I have been scouring these...

Thanks again meat. I have been scouring these forums for almost a week now and have learned a ton about this bike.

The power wheelie issue isnt so much a concern that the bike isnt powerful...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
Thanks for the threads meat, still a bit unsure...

Thanks for the threads meat, still a bit unsure of where my power should be at with the a BST40 and completely stock machine. Have some jets and other bits coming so I can open her up a bit and will...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,076
Posted By guysalami
Thanks for the invite GP!

Thanks for the invite GP!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By guysalami
KTM 640 Adventure Power (timing advance problem?)

Hi all,

Recently joined the ranks of advrider.com with a 2007 KTM 640 Adventure. The bike is nearly 100% stock as far as I know and was wondering if someone could indulge me with some information...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,076
Posted By guysalami
640A in Red Deer. Just recently took up adventure...

640A in Red Deer. Just recently took up adventure riding, bought an 08 KLR which ended up going out the door for a KTM 640A.

Love this forum!
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