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Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,388
Posted By JRod152
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By JRod152
Get in touch w/ Craig @ CJDesigns. He has...

Get in touch w/ Craig @ CJDesigns.

He has a CNC'd retrofit water pump w/ a double seal & a weep hole, as it should have been originally designed. It's machined out of billet and is a great...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 1,712,214
Posted By JRod152
Great pics! Thanks for sharing. FWIW, I...

Great pics! Thanks for sharing.

FWIW, I would gladly swallow ALL of those sidestand issues & other problems to have the experience & adventure that you took in on that trip. I'm jealous! :D It...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By JRod152
Wont lace up... Jap. pattern, AFAIK.

Wont lace up... Jap. pattern, AFAIK.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By JRod152
Where to buy?

Anyone have a source for these Euro spec'd SE Dirt Star front rims that are not $320?! :eek1

Jap. patterns for $120 to $180ish will not lace up.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 1,712,214
Posted By JRod152
:rofl That looks like a fun surprise to come...

:rofl That looks like a fun surprise to come back to after a lunch break off the bike! Did that happen while dismounting or while unattended?

Well, maybe it'll be a work in progress, eh?! :D
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 1,712,214
Posted By JRod152
:D Silly... you are never done! HERE...

:D Silly... you are never done!

HERE (http://www.ktm950.info/how/Farkels/super%20enduro/sidestand/maxvert_mod/frame_mounted_promoto.html) is maxvert's version

I've always felt the real danger...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 1,712,214
Posted By JRod152
New sidestand!

...nothing that hasn't been done before...

I had a relocation bracket for a while for the oem sidestand, but it still made me nervous.
...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 153,581
Posted By JRod152
Stands received! Thanks for the great customer...

Stands received! Thanks for the great customer service & quick shipping.

Cheers!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,641
Posted By JRod152
Hmmm... as with most things, I started out with...

Hmmm... as with most things, I started out with good intentions of that, but only have 2 "during" pics...
...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,366
Posted By JRod152
Long travel shock?

Alex-

Any update on the long travel shock option for the mighty SE?

:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,887
Posted By JRod152
fde?!

fde?!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,641
Posted By JRod152
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2305...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23051729&postcount=124

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23052445&postcount=127

Just fininshed a 2 into 2 shorty mod for my SE after...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,297
Views: 1,256,000
Posted By JRod152
Great info, DRTBYK... & pleasant surprise too! ...

Great info, DRTBYK... & pleasant surprise too!

I'll try the overlay feature. That sounds handy.

Cheers! :clap
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 153,581
Posted By JRod152
Order placed

Just placed an order for 2 stands... one for my 950SE & one for a buddy's DR650.

Let me know that you received pmt. Looking forward having them but not having to "use" them! :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,297
Views: 1,256,000
Posted By JRod152
2 questions

Hello all-

I've been a Montana user for the past 3ish years, happily. It's been a great unit. I've been using Basecamp extensively for route & track building and have enjoyed the learning...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By JRod152
Good read!

Thanks for the detailed post & pics. Let us know the improvement you see.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,242
Posted By JRod152
Mine...

...of course, not as light as Ken's. :) It's sweet lighting w/ great wind protection. Living in KS sucks... 300-700 miles to the good stuff in AR or CO, so the break from the wind is nice.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By JRod152
My linkies were just examples. There are lots of...

My linkies were just examples. There are lots of others on Amazon for maybe just a few dollars more w/ immediate shipping and your pick of CS & rear sprocket sizes.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By JRod152
JT's offering is hard to beat, IMO... 525...

JT's offering is hard to beat, IMO...

525 Z1R 120 link gold X-ring chain: $86 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00I1BTC8G/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER)

Countershaft...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 159,224
Posted By JRod152
Correct, especially if you have a filter with...

Correct, especially if you have a filter with adhesive holding several pieces together. I should have clarified that. It does evaporate quickly, but might as well make it a non-issue.

Fixed.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,616
Posted By JRod152
For clarification... Pre-filtering: Use...

For clarification...

Pre-filtering:

Use Slipstream (not uni) tank cap filters for a first line of defense. Then...

Better: use new KTM design that is bigger & washable
Best: use your...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 159,224
Posted By JRod152
Sticky oil or engine oil on the valve cover? It...

Sticky oil or engine oil on the valve cover? It could supposedly be the spark plug tube seals, but doubt it.

I remember... 3 or 4 years back when I first got my bike, I was getting it sorted for...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
That's the plan. If it's damaged & leaks, I'll...

That's the plan. If it's damaged & leaks, I'll just grab a new one.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By JRod152
Listen to this guy!

Listen to this guy!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
So here is something interested... ...

So here is something interested...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-hLRXYsx3Aik/U8RtaO4f7wI/AAAAAAAAEIY/VrAWbMps0uU/w435-h580-no/2014-07-14+16.04.47.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Drilled & tapped today. :clap ...

Drilled & tapped today. :clap

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5bz3t-2OkMU/U8Rt27tGqHI/AAAAAAAAEKA/BY3HmLcHnAI/w435-h580-no/2014-07-14+17.51.29.jpg

The weld surface & surrounding area needed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Progress towards "shorty's" today... ...

Progress towards "shorty's" today...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-IHNAzHbkXV8/U8RtNIl11oI/AAAAAAAAEHo/Iy2_TGnyaxU/w435-h580-no/2014-07-14+10.01.11.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
I should clarify... I want one that DOES NOT...

I should clarify...
I want one that DOES NOT use the center bottom motor mount & oil tank mounts.

PC & Tim Robel are the only ones I know of that have utilized the front lower motor brackets as...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Lost most of the day helping a newb ADVRider w/...

Lost most of the day helping a newb ADVRider w/ his scoot.

Did get a few things done...
-greased & adjusted steering head bearings
-replaced crappy BRP weak upper triple bolts, thanks to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
that'll work if I can't find both locally. ...

that'll work if I can't find both locally. Thanks.




That's the plan.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Great thoughts! I was wondering about a...

Great thoughts!

I was wondering about a bottoming tap, especially with a shallow hole. I was not sure if a tapered tap would thread sufficiently at the bottom of the hole.

I'll double check...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Hmmm... hit me up if you come across the builder....

Hmmm... hit me up if you come across the builder. The only "properly" mounted ones I've seen (off the oil tank, bottom of motor, etc.) have been one-off.

I'll see what a search brings up. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
More progress...

Well, things are looking up.

I used a local welder & rolled up to his place this morning. When I showed up, I was concerned that he was a bit of a hack. After talking with him a while, he had a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Thought about that, but... -the existing...

Thought about that, but...

-the existing threads are damaged & I dont trust them

-I don't know if he could get a good weld by just bridging that area.

I'll ask him about that in the AM. I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
Progress...

Well, I dug a little deeper today. After calling quite a few places to find a good hot rod shop, performance radiator shop, etc., I landed with a guy who is a TIG talent & has expressed confidence...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By JRod152
KTM 950SE engine case damage!

Well, here's a new one for me...

I went on a fun dual sport ride with some fellas the other day, exploring some back roads & minimum maintenance roads. We also did some riding at an ORV park that...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,388
Posted By JRod152
This is true w/ no soft luggage usage or luggage...

This is true w/ no soft luggage usage or luggage used w/ racks.

However, if you use a Giant Loop or similar "rackless" luggage system, you'll want shielding, even for where just the heat shield...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,388
Posted By JRod152
I had the same dilemma when I ordered new...

I had the same dilemma when I ordered new plastics. I bought the heat shields,but wish I didn't.

Just use some reflectix...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,570
Posted By JRod152
No, from a practical standpoint. But since it's...

No, from a practical standpoint. But since it's one of the worlds most limited yet desirable resources, it will bring a premium, likely.

For the grin factor... priceless! What I'd actually...
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