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Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,178,969
Posted By sfevildick
Ron Hoogmoed (KTM's suspension guy) and I had...

Ron Hoogmoed (KTM's suspension guy) and I had crap bivouac coffee at 2AM with Casteu when he just rolled in from yet ANOTHER Sherco transmission failure. He had his face in his hands and was in a...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,178,969
Posted By sfevildick
I'd trade motors for one solid gold coissant and...

I'd trade motors for one solid gold coissant and the keys to his Andorrian home.
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,178,969
Posted By sfevildick
I'd love to know where Cyril's new motor is...

I'd love to know where Cyril's new motor is coming from, ASO helicopter? I'd also love to know how many engines with the same motor numbers they have. On the flip side, it is pretty exciting that...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,178,969
Posted By sfevildick
I've seen more current racing information in the...

I've seen more current racing information in the last 2 1/2 hours sporadically poking around on ADV than the last 6 years combined of being at the rally as a mechanic. You all have more information...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 183,220
Posted By sfevildick
Helder's got this one!

Helder's got this one!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,349
Posted By sfevildick
The stock shock is fair, in my opinion, just...

The stock shock is fair, in my opinion, just fair, about a 7. The forks are the real issue, they dive like nothing I've ever ridden, to the point where at night, on the front brakes at all, and you...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By sfevildick
I agree, I'm a KTM Orange Level certified...

I agree, I'm a KTM Orange Level certified mechanic for a living and if a shop is charging you $800 for a rebuild on an LC8, I'd rethink that option. Seeing as the gasket set alone is almost $300,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,349
Posted By sfevildick
Eric is a riding buddy and friend of mine and...

Eric is a riding buddy and friend of mine and James is a good friend as well so I may be a bit bias but there is not a lot of guys that can take the voodoo out of suspension and replace it with...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
Did I miss any marathon drama? My sources tell me...

Did I miss any marathon drama? My sources tell me KTM crews were servicing their bikes on the side of the road after yesterday's special. They were changing oil and fixing a few small things. I guess...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
On the Dakar.com site yesterday, there was a...

On the Dakar.com site yesterday, there was a whole exposé about the doctor who rides in eitienne Lavigne's helicopter and how he was helping dig top riders out of the mud. Outside help, I think that...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
Robbie told me the mirrors and the grill are...

Robbie told me the mirrors and the grill are stock.
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
I always side with the motorcycle, but I'm sure...

I always side with the motorcycle, but I'm sure he was looking out the drivers side window trying to keep it up on the ridge there. I'm bummed for the bike but don't think it was intentional, just a...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
I'm sure I'd doesn't hurt that Cyril's manager,...

I'm sure I'd doesn't hurt that Cyril's manager, Chris Evans, is so deep rooted into the ASO that he has been giving the English translation of the briefing in the bivouac for years, it's like...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,264,136
Posted By sfevildick
Look at Cyril's line up to the mud, off the road,...

Look at Cyril's line up to the mud, off the road, looks to me he was in the know and had to make a decision to cross into it. Kind of looks clued in to the mud trap if you ask me. Bit him in the...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 716,845
Posted By sfevildick
Yo, screw Ned! He gets to ride motorcycles all...

Yo, screw Ned! He gets to ride motorcycles all day and get loveingly pampered by the Rally Pan Am guys! My hat is off to Ned for sure but lets give it up to Tim Morton from Baja Bound, Robb and Ted...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 716,845
Posted By sfevildick
I will delete this soon, but I would be very...

I will delete this soon, but I would be very careful in regards to what you post on a public forum. Have some descretion for Ned's sake.
Tires must be FIM approved and street use so I'm sure Ned is...
Forum: Racing 12-26-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,921
Posted By sfevildick
I will tell youl, without a doubt, advrider is...

I will tell youl, without a doubt, advrider is the most current Dakar coverage in the world. I have been 200 yards from the finish of the special on quite a few occasions and you all know what...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 141,976
Posted By sfevildick
That tool bag is two sided with a big center...

That tool bag is two sided with a big center pocket. It weighs 42 lbs full. The bag is all common hand tools I use, and some less common I guess. I also bring a box that has some of the less used...
Forum: Racing 12-23-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 141,976
Posted By sfevildick
Tools all organized and ready for the ride in the...

Tools all organized and ready for the ride in the belly of a jet.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,733
Posted By sfevildick
25k was on the safe for me, I know a guy that...

25k was on the safe for me, I know a guy that finally blew a seal at 74,000 miles but had no issued before that.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,146
Posted By sfevildick
Well the problem with big brakes are Ron's foot...

Well the problem with big brakes are Ron's foot is so smashed up, he can only pick up regular sized rotors but if I have enough coffee in me, I'll give him a hand. See you there, and email...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,146
Posted By sfevildick
Ron and Katie from Ktmtwins.com are riding up...

Ron and Katie from Ktmtwins.com are riding up with me in my 2003 ford f-250 adventure. Well be in the hotel parking lot with tools a tire machine and a few spates, come by and say hi! Ron is too hurt...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By sfevildick
I promise, it's a 15 minute reset, and it's only...

I promise, it's a 15 minute reset, and it's only properly preformed after you reset all learned values of air temp, aitbox temp, o2 reading, map sensors ect. This can be done through the KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By sfevildick
Normal normal. It's the hydrolic cam chain...

Normal normal. It's the hydrolic cam chain tensioners building up pressure. Not an issue unless you're the jerk who starts his bike cold and revs the piss out of her before the oil has a chance to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By sfevildick
Nope, hasen't changed and the relays are behind...

Nope, hasen't changed and the relays are behind the fairing, got a pic??
Forum: Racing 03-23-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,171
Posted By sfevildick
Most often, one power is pulled to a fuse box,...

Most often, one power is pulled to a fuse box, then out to the nav gear. If I'm not mistaken, this is all in your JVO full kit.

Mike Kay is almost right on target about scrutineering, the only...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 22,640
Posted By sfevildick
New tattoo...

New tattoo...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By sfevildick
Take it off, mark a dot with a paint pen where...

Take it off, mark a dot with a paint pen where your most normal use is, my marks on all 3 of my scotts are closest to me while on the bike, and adjust to the terrain from there.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,203
Posted By sfevildick
Let me guess, you adjusted your chain and then...

Let me guess, you adjusted your chain and then this started happening. Sounds like your chain is too tight seeing as your buddy, who's less of a man than you, has no issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By sfevildick
All KTM dealers are dirt dealers. Last I heared,...

All KTM dealers are dirt dealers. Last I heared, to become a street dealer, it took a promise of a certain amount of street bikes ordered. If your dealer doesn't think he can sell that many bikes...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,526
Posted By sfevildick
Does not go in the round hole. Might be a dumb...

Does not go in the round hole. Might be a dumb question, but you aren't using the orange key to ride around with are you??
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,314
Posted By sfevildick
I have a low gel KTM hardparts seat and a stock...

I have a low gel KTM hardparts seat and a stock 990R seat and am in SF, you are more than welcome to try both. The low gel has a bunch of miles on it so it's well broken in and is about as cushy as...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By sfevildick
Agree, agree, normal with any of them with a bit...

Agree, agree, normal with any of them with a bit of miles on them. just ride it.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By sfevildick
What the heck is going on!!! Someone is...

What the heck is going on!!! Someone is targeting SE's in Nor-cal!! Sorry to hear about your bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,880
Posted By sfevildick
Anyone seen all the chatter about the class...

Anyone seen all the chatter about the class action lawsuit on Ducati with their deformed plastic gas tanks in the US?? Very interesting stuff. :hmmmmm
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By sfevildick
Never installed a tuneboy, but the ECU itself is...

Never installed a tuneboy, but the ECU itself is just below the headlight. If you look through the metal screen below your main HL, you'll see it. It bolts on from the bottom up and is plugged in to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By sfevildick
OOh, seen this a few times!! There's a shop here...

OOh, seen this a few times!! There's a shop here in San Francisco called rite way electrics that can wind that back up for you. Bummer.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,183
Posted By sfevildick
Well Geek, what did you do??

Well Geek, what did you do??
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,770
Posted By sfevildick
try www.mcmastercarr.com

try www.mcmastercarr.com
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,027
Posted By sfevildick
Tell us a little about what happened before it...

Tell us a little about what happened before it ran poorly. Did the bike sit around for any length of time without being ridden.. If so, you may have a clogged pilot jet. 450exc with a clogged pilot...
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