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Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 78,639
Views: 8,616,380
Posted By redass
Gold Valves

I used Gold Valves on my XR 600 and really like them, a very worth while investment of time and money. I used their recommended stack as a starting point and adjusted from there. It took me 4 or 5...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By redass
Had the same problem on my 06. I tried everything...

Had the same problem on my 06. I tried everything no luck. Finally I plugged the oil jet. Problem completely solved. I think too much oil stays in the clutch and the viscus drag is what causes the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-22-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,115
Posted By redass
I have a hubba and a hubba hubba. The main...

I have a hubba and a hubba hubba.

The main reason I chose them is that if you use the footprint you can set the tent up or take it down inside the rain fly if it is raining. With any luck the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By redass
My machine shop is in Highland and live near the...

My machine shop is in Highland and live near the college. It really is a great place to ride from.

Have you experienced any negative effects from the thermal coating? Do you think it would remain...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By redass
I thought that someone else might be interested...

I thought that someone else might be interested and hoped that someone else would have some experience.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,061
Posted By redass
Try Chapparal in San Bernardino, I saw one on the...

Try Chapparal in San Bernardino, I saw one on the floor last night.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By redass
Thermal coating engine parts? Building 650L engine

I am building a 650L engine to be used for adventure touring. I am not looking for more power, just better driveability, economy and reliability.

Some of the things that I plan to include are:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By redass
cush hub

Has anyone tried a Rad mfg cush hub on a XR600 or XR650L ?

My brother had an old XL600 with a stock cushioned hub and it seemed to have a lot better traction in snow than my old XR500.

Just...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,913,920
Posted By redass
There will be a empty hole in all of our lives,...

There will be a empty hole in all of our lives, not having your report to read every day. You have accomplished something that will forever set you apart.
God Bless you Margus & Kariina in what...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,271
Posted By redass
Good Luck! It sounds like you have done some...

Good Luck! It sounds like you have done some homework and it should be a great trip. I am very jealous!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By redass
Those look similar to how mine looked. I thought...

Those look similar to how mine looked. I thought that I had a big problem until I lapped them on 600 grit wet or dry sand paper with some solvent. It turned out that that what I was seeing was some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By redass
I have a nitrogen bottle, regulator and a fitting...

I have a nitrogen bottle, regulator and a fitting designed to charge hydraulic accumulators through a Schrader valve. This setup works well on my Hondas, but, the KTM has some other type of fitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By redass
Charging the Shock

If I have the setup to recharge a shock with a Schrader valve, what else do I need to charge the 950 shock?
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By redass
When mine did that it was the footpeg. It was...

When mine did that it was the footpeg. It was bent back just enough to jam the kick start lever.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By redass
What camera are you using and you said something...

What camera are you using and you said something about the camera got broken again, what broke? I like the camera angle you used but have to agree with the previous reply about the length unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By redass
How many miles does a LC4 last?

I am thinking about a 640A and a lot of them seem to have around 20,000 miles on them. Is this a lot or not too bad? What kind of problems should I expect from the LC4 engine?

Thanks,
Wally
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,224
Posted By redass
My 06' 950 was terrible and the jet was clean. I...

My 06' 950 was terrible and the jet was clean. I made it a little bigger and it got worse. I soldered it shut and it works great. I have checked everything for wear and oil starvation several times...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By redass
950 help

PM sent
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By redass
Air filter

Air filter
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,960
Posted By redass
I have had the same problem, clutch drag at a...

I have had the same problem, clutch drag at a light and can't get neutral.

I found that if I rev the engine fairly hard in neutral it would get a lot better because the centrifugal force slings...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By redass
I put a 650L carb on mine and it works really...

I put a 650L carb on mine and it works really well. No stick at all. I have about 5000 miles on it covering all types of terrain including the Rubicon trail and over 11,500 ft. I don't think the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By redass
Holy Cow! I did it on my XR600 with 2 weeks worth...

Holy Cow! I did it on my XR600 with 2 weeks worth of camping gear last fall and that was more than enough for me! The whole way it never even entered my mind to do it on my 950. You are the man!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By redass
I tried a lot of things and it turned out I had...

I tried a lot of things and it turned out I had too much oil going to the clutch. I plugged the jet and the clutch works perfectly. I ordered a new jet and it looks like it has a smaller hole than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By redass
Not all mineral oil is good for the clutch. I...

Not all mineral oil is good for the clutch. I used some that I got for my mag inspection machine and everytime the outside temp got below freezing my clutch line would freeze. I did not figure it out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By redass
Is it possible that you did not get the jet tight...

Is it possible that you did not get the jet tight or cross threaded and oil is leaking around the threads? You may want to take the clutch cover off and watch the pressure plate move when you pull...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By redass
I have had the clutch drag problem from the...

I have had the clutch drag problem from the beginning I have tried everything. Yeterday I tried drilling the jet to .020" and it was twice as bad so I soldered the jet shut. So far it seems like too...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-05-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By redass
Thanks Tim2007, It works, yippie.

Thanks Tim2007,
It works, yippie.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-04-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By redass
Please help zumo 550 track log

Does anyone know how to down load archived track logs?

Do they even exist?

I just did a 2 week 2000 mile offroad trip and can only get the last 2 days from the active track log.

If...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,202
Posted By redass
The outer clutch basket has a gear on it that...

The outer clutch basket has a gear on it that must match up with the one on the crank. I have never compared the ones on a XR but, they are supposed to be different (the 650 having a taller ratio...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,202
Posted By redass
XRider, The primary gear ratio is different...

XRider,
The primary gear ratio is different between the 600 and 650 so you will need to use the clutch that goes with the crank. The starter drive or kick starter may also be an issut depending on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,202
Posted By redass
Hey XRider, I already did the slot in the cable...

Hey XRider,
I already did the slot in the cable wheel (great minds think alike), it helped a lot but not enough. I own a machine shop and like to try things that have potential for making a big...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,202
Posted By redass
Hey XRider, I am doing the opposite swap right...

Hey XRider,
I am doing the opposite swap right now. I am putting the CV carb on a 600. The xr600 carb tends to stick a little at idle making it hard to open the throttle smoothly especially when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By redass
I would love to have a much wider front for the...

I would love to have a much wider front for the dirt! Not the street.

More cross section with less air pressure = less ground pressure = better floatation in sand, (this bike needs a lot of help...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By redass
Boy, that was fast. Thank you very much!

Boy, that was fast. Thank you very much!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By redass
KTM dealers gps download?

Is there a KTM and BMW dealer list that I can down load to my Zumo?

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,865
Posted By redass
Mine puked in Death Valley 2 weeks ago. 06'...

Mine puked in Death Valley 2 weeks ago. 06' w/9000mi. We camped near telescope peak, got a little snow and it was below freezing.

Everything was fine when I shut it off and in the morning the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 35,803
Posted By redass
What about when you park on a hill? I have also...

What about when you park on a hill? I have also needed to kill the engine and leave the trans in gear to use the clutch for a back brake to back down a hill because the front wheel has no traction.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,141
Posted By redass
Dvd?

Will there be a DVD available and if so where and when?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,991
Posted By redass
San Bernardino area

I am leaving from Idyllwild just east of you mid day Thrusday and will pass right through San Berdo!!..



Can you give me a call.
909-884-7393
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,991
Posted By redass
San Bernardino area

Is anyone leaving Thursday from the San Bernardino area looking for someone to ride with?
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