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Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By mrmoto
These have ALL come up when I was a tech at a...

These have ALL come up when I was a tech at a blue and orange dealership and some in my personal experiences...

Front wheel needs to be trued.
Front spokes are not tightened correctly
Front...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By mrmoto
Well... I'm not really expecting a conversation...

Well... I'm not really expecting a conversation here. That's why I put a link in. I posted here because I'd like to get the opined gospel truth from the thumper crowd.

The mutually exclusive thing...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,833
Posted By mrmoto
What are you less than thrilled about?

What are you less than thrilled about?
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By mrmoto
The Ultimate ADV bike

I'm shamelessly recruiting you to take a look at a posting I make in another thread...

80MPH cruising, single-track killing, 6 speed, 800cc twin, off-road, high performance KTM800 Adv concept bike...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,833
Posted By mrmoto
The Ultimate ADV bike

I'm shamelessly recruiting you to take a look at a posting I make in another thread...

80MPH cruising, single-track killing, 6 speed, 800cc twin, off-road, high performance KTM800 Adv concept bike...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By mrmoto
The Ultimate ADV bike

I'm shamelessly recruiting you to take a look at a posting I make in another thread...

80MPH cruising, single-track killing, 6 speed, 800cc twin, off-road, high performance KTM800 Adv concept bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By mrmoto
The Ultimate ADV bike

I'm shamelessly recruiting you to take a look at a posting I make in another thread...

80MPH cruising, single-track killing, 6 speed, 800cc twin, off-road, high performance KTM800 Adv concept bike...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,833
Posted By mrmoto
KTM 800 ADV: Who wants one??

twin cylinder
6 speed
offroad aventure platform
80MPH cruise speed
single track ridability
home serviceable
less than 380lbs with all the fixins
modular, customizable
affordable (well, sort...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By mrmoto
As for your questions about tightness of the...

As for your questions about tightness of the feeler....


Get a feeler LONG enough to fit in both rocker gaps at the same time. (Both intakes and both exhausts). This eliminates the possibility of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By mrmoto
Sounds like incorrect timing prior to adjustment....

Sounds like incorrect timing prior to adjustment. First step Bike must be STONE COLD. if you take out the spark plugs and put the bike in 6th gear, it's easy to slowly rotate the engine while...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By mrmoto
There is a computer known as the "ZFE" which is...

There is a computer known as the "ZFE" which is some german anacronym for chassis electrical system. Every single light bulb (headlight, parking light, tail light, turn signals, etc.) is powered...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By mrmoto
Stolen 950 super enduro

2007

Akro's

KTM oranage sprocket

White cycra handgaurds

Yellow case NOT INSTALLED WHEN STOLEN
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By mrmoto
Stolen 950 super enduro

2007

Akro's

KTM oranage sprocket

White cycra handgaurds

Yellow case NOT INSTALLED WHEN STOLEN
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,793
Posted By mrmoto
Mine went about 7,000 miles (11,000km). Replaced...

Mine went about 7,000 miles (11,000km). Replaced friction plates with new OEM parts. A closer inspection revealed lack of oil was most likely the cause. I checked the oil jet to find it was plugged....
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By mrmoto
I use a Rhino stand. It's adjustable, so can also...

I use a Rhino stand. It's adjustable, so can also be used for "regular" or "mear mortal" bikes

<A HREF="www.rhinostand.com"><img...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By mrmoto
NO. But you SHOULD, regardless of ANY bike you...

NO.
But you SHOULD, regardless of ANY bike you buy.



No.
That word id entirely too subjective. If "significant" means springs and valving, I would recommend it... But that's not siginificant...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By mrmoto
OK, You like decisiveness, so I'm going to...

OK, You like decisiveness, so I'm going to "confident" and "decisive. (pronounced air-oh-gent when used at the same time) :D

As an owner of an R1150GS adventure, AND a KTM 950 Super Enduro, AND a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By mrmoto
Red: point for KTM products listed Blue: point...

Red: point for KTM products listed
Blue: point for BMW products listed
Your height & weight means 950S/990S or 1200 ADV
I'm ruling out the F800 unless you've got a hard-on for it

See which of...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrmoto
Thanks for the suggestions. I have edited my...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have edited my first post according to what I can currently offer.
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrmoto
Your dealer's position is understandable....

Your dealer's position is understandable. Manufacturers are only required to sell parts for vehicles 10 years old and newer. They simply might not have access to parts for 1982, especially if your...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,420
Posted By mrmoto
I have to admit, your avatar, pegs into holes,...

I have to admit, your avatar, pegs into holes, it's all a little distracting.

But seriously, I'm not talking about weight, but the rotax is taller and wider. With the cam drive system the 991...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,230
Posted By mrmoto
It is lengthy, but as you said, much as already...

It is lengthy, but as you said, much as already been stated. I read this entire thread, and there are still bits of data that are missing: Mostly hub geometry. I doubt that's the culprit, but worth...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrmoto
Thanks for your reply! Hard working dog, ...

Thanks for your reply!

Hard working dog,

thanks for your reply!

To be honest (and have a little sarcastic fun) I thought it would be a little inappropriate to say "I want you to pay me to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 195,604
Posted By mrmoto
Nice thread hijack. Too bad this isn't in Jo...

Nice thread hijack. Too bad this isn't in Jo mama... It would be fun to continue with you. Sorry u found it condescending. Is what u just contributed any more useful than what I did to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,230
Posted By mrmoto
I posted this in another thread... Here's...

I posted this in another thread...

Here's how I would investigate:

DATA: Measured & Nominal (measurements +-0.001mm, reference geometry +-.01mm) from failed units
1) What size/clearance...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 195,604
Posted By mrmoto
I perceive some hostile sarcasm in your post. You...

I perceive some hostile sarcasm in your post. You seem to infer that that question has been asked in the link you mentioned, otherwise my question would not be altered after reading. I appreciate...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrmoto
Admittedly, wasn't expecting much response from...

Admittedly, wasn't expecting much response from this... but none?? Wow. I just read a PM about another horrible dealer experience from one of the FEW respected dealers around here.

I'm attempting...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,420
Posted By mrmoto
I have seen a 991 and an LC8 engine on a bench at...

I have seen a 991 and an LC8 engine on a bench at the same time. If you think for a second that the amound of work it would take to get that 991 square peg into the LC8 hole is worth it for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 195,604
Posted By mrmoto
Disclaimer: I have not read the previous 80...

Disclaimer: I have not read the previous 80 pages.

Intent: To confirm / rule out the possibility of hub machining defect.

Background: Master BMW tech, Aprilia, moto-guzzi, Kawasaki & other...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 1,728,725
Posted By mrmoto
Thanks for the recap... Sorry for not reading...

Thanks for the recap... Sorry for not reading earlier posts... You know, from the last 500 pages.

I would forget about a Ktm shock on the back, and go right for the ohlins. I know it's been done,...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 1,728,725
Posted By mrmoto
Pretty SE! Nice fab work on all the bits. I'm...

Pretty SE! Nice fab work on all the bits. I'm interested in your request for more rear travel... The ol' cliche "it's quality, not quantity" comes to mind. Why do you want MORE travel? Have you tried...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By mrmoto
An off topic point: "Orange Crush" is meant...

An off topic point:

"Orange Crush" is meant for KTM's with two cylinders (950's & 990's) which is why u probably hve had no response. NExt time, I would recommend that you post in the "LC4"...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,677
Posted By mrmoto
diagram is not adequately detailed... assuming...

diagram is not adequately detailed... assuming "fork" stays the same, previous calculations were already correct.

But...

trig is not the relevant subject, calculus is... here's why...

there...
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrmoto
Future Moto-shop ??

Hello all...

I'm making efforts to open my own shop. Due to the conflict of interest this MAY cause, I can't talk too much about me. I have years of experience, and multiple manufacturer...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By mrmoto
So snarley, IGNORING your past asking what the...

So snarley, IGNORING your past asking what the vacuum bleeder and/or what's it's for (that post alone voids any chance of value feedback on the level you think you're contributing), I interpreted...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By mrmoto
choke cable splitter??? need better photo

choke cable splitter??? need better photo
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By mrmoto
There are different fastener standards in the...

There are different fastener standards in the "metric" world... Japan uses one separate from Europe. Japan will spec 10mm hex head for 6mm thread, Europe will be 8mm, etc etc. Sometimes depending on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By mrmoto
about $80.00 I recall... that was a wholesale to...

about $80.00 I recall... that was a wholesale to wholesale transaction tho. Retail might be higher
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,715
Posted By mrmoto
thanks H2W... too lazy to do the homework...

thanks H2W... too lazy to do the homework tonight. damn bicycle kicked my ass today.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,111
Posted By mrmoto
motorcycle chains ARE NOT AT ALL intended to...

motorcycle chains ARE NOT AT ALL intended to deflect like a bicycle chain. I figured out the tension value of my chain in 1st gear on my super enduro to be about 6,600 lbs. If you deflected the chain...
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