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Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
Going on 100,000km with a thumper & spreading the...

Going on 100,000km with a thumper & spreading the eventual rebuild cost leads us to believe that you're early to bed & early to rise as you appear to be happy, healthy ...& certainly WISE!

This,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
I was just informed that they have received 2...

I was just informed that they have received 2 other pumps adressed to me.
I'm guessing they're the proper ones but don't know if these are old leftovers out of Austria or new ''corrected...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Looks like he'll also be ''Bivouacking'' on the...

Looks like he'll also be ''Bivouacking'' on the front porch.
...Who says money can't buy happiness?
:lol3

Enough with the small talk:
''Test run'' time & full report on your object of my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Maybe one of the multiple stickers on this 525...

Maybe one of the multiple stickers on this 525 can help as a clue to the maker of the tank:
http://k2ride.smugmug.com/photos/1037496866_aFfau-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Took 4 long years but our family finally quit the...

Took 4 long years but our family finally quit the rear tireaholics anonymous support group as soon as I got rid of the 950 ...to the demise of my number one customer status at the local moto tire...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,072
Posted By K2ride
http://k2ride.smugmug.com/photos/1022903011_i76tK-...

http://k2ride.smugmug.com/photos/1022903011_i76tK-O.jpg
http://k2ride.smugmug.com/photos/1022909200_Qz8tc-O.jpg
10 to 1 he does, ...now! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Speaking on behalf of all expeditive inquiring...

Speaking on behalf of all expeditive inquiring minds,

It be great if you posted a list of all the parts needed over what you got from Dirttricks to complete the conversion as time is money & money...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Now, ...mostly! Excellent choice of...

Now, ...mostly!


Excellent choice of words! :thumb

525s, 450s & 530s are scarce in my neck of the woods;
I'll be starting from scratch by going this way & this thread is shedding precious...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
Vapor-lock & possibly some melting if the tank is...

Vapor-lock & possibly some melting if the tank is made out of the usual PE plastic; could make for a ''real hot'' desert race. :lol3

The combination is enough to justify the $$$ for a Rally bike...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,554
Posted By K2ride
FCR adpapters: ...

FCR adpapters:
http://www.nossmachine.com/fcr_adapters.htm

Been waiting for a thread on this Dirtricks conversion ever since I heard they were working on it; looks like the the best of both...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
Problem is that the rotor assemblies (inner &...

Problem is that the rotor assemblies (inner & outter contact surface) & the housings need to be replaced; one of the bases is a little scored but should be OK.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
Thing is that the new ''unfit'' pumps are thicker...

Thing is that the new ''unfit'' pumps are thicker by at least 10%; this translate in more oil displacement per RPM & the allowable engine dept spacing will accomodate them ...these new pumps stand no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
I'd take you up on the offer ...if I had an...

I'd take you up on the offer ...if I had an interesting way of getting to NB, that is. :lol3


Yep!
Crank bearing went south after the Paris/Dacre & metal shavings done the pumps in as well as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
Yes ...just got a reply today from the online...

Yes ...just got a reply today from the online parts store.

Problem is at KTM in Austria; none of these new pumps will fit their specified applications & they're progressing to have the proper ones...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
Took quite a bit of poking on Cycle Hutt but...

Took quite a bit of poking on Cycle Hutt but finally managed to get this info:

Oil pump Mikuni G73 (not G73-10)
58038007100
for
-350 E-XC & SUPER COMP WP DIV
-400 EXC & DUKE
-620 DUKE, SX WP...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
My engine case (oil pumps side) is marked: 584...

My engine case (oil pumps side) is marked:
584 300 03 200
KTM
AQVS


The only other oil pump model I've found for the LC4 is one of the 2 on the 660 engines.
That be:
SKU 58538007000 G185...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By K2ride
03 KTM 640 adv oil pumps?

I'm almost at the end of a major 03 640adv engine rebuild after one of the crank bearings went south & the new oil pumps won`t fit the engine as they're different in bolt pattern & thickness; ...even...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By K2ride
03 KTM 640 adv oil pumps?

I'm almost at the end of a major 03 640adv engine rebuild after one of the crank bearings went south & the new oil pumps won`t fit the engine as they're different in bolt pattern & thickness; ...even...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-12-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,048
Posted By K2ride
You're talking hardcore enduro on cariboo paths...

You're talking hardcore enduro on cariboo paths no more than 30 km north of Schefferville; how to cross all the water bodies from there in summer is the million dollar question to go any further...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By K2ride
:thumb Great! ...This last nails it!

:thumb
Great!
...This last nails it!
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By K2ride
Meat, You have successfuly lowered my worry DBA...

Meat,
You have successfuly lowered my worry DBA level ...You, the Man!
I'll repack the thing just in case; it should of been done quite a while back, anyway.

Wrk2surf,
Good point but there's a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By K2ride
Thanks! ...Looks & sounds 94 decibels good to me!...

Thanks! ...Looks & sounds 94 decibels good to me! :thumb

Chances are that Rally Connex folks apply the same procedure to get an official Db reading. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By K2ride
Repacking the can is to be but I don't fancy the...

Repacking the can is to be but I don't fancy the idea of hauling the bike over 500 miles to find out if it's sufficient; the costs in precious riding time, $$$, preps & letting the team down is just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By K2ride
DB level of SXC KTM Competition can on a 640?

I need to know what's the sound level of a 640 sporting a SXC KTM Competition can (Hockey stick); thing is I'm to replace a recently injured friend that asked me to take his place in his "Paris...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,477
Posted By K2ride
Be careful removing the lower cap (lower clips);...

Be careful removing the lower cap (lower clips); had to break off one of its retaining clip openings to remove mine the first time.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,477
Posted By K2ride
Pull the ignition switch from the bike & have a...

Pull the ignition switch from the bike & have a look under its cover; good chance you'll find the problem.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By K2ride
Yep! LC4 cylinders are nickasil coated &...

Yep!

LC4 cylinders are nickasil coated & must be replaced by expensive new or refurbished/reacoated units if damaged in any way.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By K2ride
I initially thought "excessive fuel" when first...

I initially thought "excessive fuel" when first seeing the smoke's color but then the engine started to require a wee bit oil after intense rides which had never been the case before.

Avoiding a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By K2ride
Question 03 640 ring & piston choices?

Might need rings & a piston, ...& hopefully not a cylinder for an 03 640adv.

I see a little black smoke here & now, & want to catch it before it grows any worse; better chances to not having to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By K2ride
Worth giving it another try though the problem is...

Worth giving it another try though the problem is now mostly at idle.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By K2ride
Sorry for the late response; just went through a...

Sorry for the late response; just went through a hectic period of time since my last post.

Now ...back on the ball:

That's one of first thing I checked & no problem there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By K2ride
Looks good but I believe you'll now wind up too...

Looks good but I believe you'll now wind up too rich.

May be wrong but from the thickness of this filter & the available height under the seat, there'll be too little air allowed to reach the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By K2ride
It worked fine last fall & started to act up this...

It worked fine last fall & started to act up this season, ...& the float needle is what came with the carb (preowned fleabay buy) but this may be what caused the overflowing when first installed last...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By K2ride
Had a chat with the local KTM wrench & he thinks...

Had a chat with the local KTM wrench & he thinks it's probably too lean.

I'm a bit sceptic as the engine didn't show any signs of overheating but I'll open the idle screw a tad & up the jet...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By K2ride
Question 03 640adv running irregularly up to 4,500rpm?

03 640adv sporting a Honda's Keihin FCR41mm MX carb with TPS, Hot start, Choke & JD jetting (as JD's spot on specs), 660 rally cam, side+top airbox opened up & SX exhaust
(... Yes, Honda FCRs MX...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,582
Posted By K2ride
Found these guys recentlty: ...

Found these guys recentlty:
http://www.batterystuff.com/batterySearch.php?theType=Motorcycle&theMake=KTM&theModel=625cc+SMC%2C+SXC&theYear=2003&m=1#result
The Motocross YTZ10S 12v battery is a KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,281
Posted By K2ride
Life teaches that you can't have it all; thus the...

Life teaches that you can't have it all; thus the missing barber, here:
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/drfakoo/IMG_2466.jpg Way, Way, Way close! ...but no cookies! :lol3

Legend
Way#1:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,533
Posted By K2ride
The new affordable VRR solved the battery...

The new affordable VRR solved the battery charging deficiency. ...Thanks, Lorretto!


A few things to keep in mind with charging system problems:

-A 12V battery will most probably show voltage...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,533
Posted By K2ride
:deal :freaky It's the intermediate...

:deal :freaky

It's the intermediate starter gear that lost a tooth & it's nowhere to be found but it would explain the metal flakes found on the oil drain plug though it wasn't much.

Brought...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,533
Posted By K2ride
I'll have a flywheel puller tonight to...

I'll have a flywheel puller tonight to investigate deeper but have yet to find an object that would be responsable for this & neither stator or flywheel shows any play.
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