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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Yes, AmericanBeta.com has the manuals. Chapter...

Yes, AmericanBeta.com has the manuals. Chapter 11 of the 2009 RS manual has the schematic. You should be able to find the connector on that schematic and see what it is for.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By TNkayaker
+1 on this. What are you waiting for? That Beta...

+1 on this. What are you waiting for? That Beta is a great buy. I have a 2010 400RR and it has been a fantastic bike. I use it just the way you are describing. Snap it up and get out and enjoy...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
I have had a 2010 400RR for a few years, I use it...

I have had a 2010 400RR for a few years, I use it for dual sport. I have done a couple of things to the bike, but I don't know of anything that HAS to be done. I did the Beta cam chain tensioner...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Nice ride Northy! Looks like my 2010 400. I...

Nice ride Northy! Looks like my 2010 400. I still like the plastics and graphics on the 2010 models best myself. But all Betas look good to me! Welcome to the ADV asylum :norton

Mark
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By TNkayaker
A horse of a different color to...

A horse of a different color to consider.............

My 2010 Beta 400RR is very smooth. I had a WR250R before the Beta, and minimal vibes was big on my list in looking for a more performance...
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,622
Posted By TNkayaker
incoming paypal for one of the blue ones! ...

incoming paypal for one of the blue ones!

Mark
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 244,657
Posted By TNkayaker
Saw Doug yesterday on I-75 north of chattanooga,...

Saw Doug yesterday on I-75 north of chattanooga, TN. I was on my way home from work. Cool hack and have a great trip!
Forum: Racing 08-06-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By TNkayaker
I'm going. I went last year and had a great...

I'm going. I went last year and had a great time. maybe it will be a bit cooler this year, as this summer has generally been a bit milder than last. Even so, got to meet some pro riders, talk to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 41,325
Views: 7,709,763
Posted By TNkayaker
You shouldn't need a new basket. Metal and fiber...

You shouldn't need a new basket. Metal and fiber plates plus springs if they got too hot.
Basket should be fine unless it got notched or horribly overheated.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By TNkayaker
Try AmericanBeta.com Look under RR/RS...

Try AmericanBeta.com

Look under RR/RS accessories. They have them for the 45mm zokes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,079
Posted By TNkayaker
I had just purchased my Beta and my WR250R wasn't...

I had just purchased my Beta and my WR250R wasn't getting ridden anymore. I was reading through the WR250R mega thread and saw an inmate about an hour away looking to buy one. I PM'd him with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Yes, that is correct. headlight is AC. You can...

Yes, that is correct. headlight is AC. You can buy stator/rectifier kits to change it to all DC.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
I understand that. I've got a 400RR that I made...

I understand that. I've got a 400RR that I made street legal, but here in TN it's easy to do. I know CA can be near impossible. You should give the 498/520 a chance if you can find one. The power...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Hey Slowpoke a 2013 49RR just showed up for...

Hey Slowpoke

a 2013 49RR just showed up for sale in the Flea Market. It's in CA and legal to be plated too. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=885955
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 1,384,600
Posted By TNkayaker
Okay, I check in on this thread from time to...

Okay, I check in on this thread from time to time, but have not read the whole thing. What does the LRP stand for?
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By TNkayaker
[QUOTE=espi;20166352]Still using carbs, no FI....

[QUOTE=espi;20166352]Still using carbs, no FI. heavy maintanance...:deal


I love the carb on my Beta. Great stock jetting, and gravity won't ever fail me and leave me starving for fuel. You...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,873
Posted By TNkayaker
Your pavement-to-trail ratio is very close to...

Your pavement-to-trail ratio is very close to mine. I ride pavement anywhere from 20 minutes to 50 minutes to get to the dirt. I ride a Beta 400RR converted to dual sport use. i always have to...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,392
Posted By TNkayaker
Dirt helmet with goggles. Light sensitive lens,...

Dirt helmet with goggles. Light sensitive lens, and I put in earplugs when I am on the slab. In cold weather I often cover the helmet's vents with gaffers tape. If I get heated up on the trail, I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
I ride a 2010 400RR that has been converted for...

I ride a 2010 400RR that has been converted for dual sport use. I have not ridden a 450, but did test ride a 520RS. The only thing that steered me away from the 520 was the vibration at the bars. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,137
Posted By TNkayaker
excellent

Thanks for the ride report, and it sounds like you had fun and learned a few things along the way. Welcome to the addictive world of two wheelers! :ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,181
Posted By TNkayaker
Kind of reviving an old post here, but thought I...

Kind of reviving an old post here, but thought I would share my experience in TN.

I bought a used 2010 Beta 400RR. This is the dirt only model. It says nothing on the title about "off road only"...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
They Beta RR/RS bikes previous to 2010 used the...

They Beta RR/RS bikes previous to 2010 used the KTM RFS engines, which are excellent and have tons of support available out there.

The chassis receives no real complaints as far as I know. Maybe...
Forum: Regional forums 09-18-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By TNkayaker
try steelcreekcabins.com Located in Ponca,...

try steelcreekcabins.com

Located in Ponca, AR at the headwaters of the buffalo river. I used to live near there, and spent many, many weekends in the area exploring, swimming, canoeing, caving,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,923
Posted By TNkayaker
Does your bike still have the stock headlight...

Does your bike still have the stock headlight bulb? If so, remove the bulb and replace the fuse. if it doesn't blow, get a new headlight, and not another stock one. These bulbs are a gremlin on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,923
Posted By TNkayaker
for the valve adjustment, go look at...

for the valve adjustment, go look at Husaberg.org. Someone there has taken the time to explain it clearly and provide photos. It's very easy to do, once you remove a few things to gain access.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,923
Posted By TNkayaker
Here's my second guess...... have you desmogged? ...

Here's my second guess...... have you desmogged? It might be the wires that used to go to the solenoid on the vapor canister that was mounted to the left side of the subframe.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,923
Posted By TNkayaker
Rear brake light switch maybe? I just remember a...

Rear brake light switch maybe? I just remember a wire in this area on my buddies 2011 570S. It got caught up and cut and the brake light wouldn't work.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By TNkayaker
You do not need the common wire from the panel to...

You do not need the common wire from the panel to run up to the light. As an example, lets say you were wiring that fixture for 240v with a piece of 12-2 with ground romex. At the panel, the...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By TNkayaker
Your 240v circuit requires 3 wires. One will be...

Your 240v circuit requires 3 wires. One will be ground, and the other two will attach to the two poles of a double pole breaker. At the light fixture, attach ground to ground, Common to one leg of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41,325
Views: 7,709,763
Posted By TNkayaker
No longer a card carrying member

Recently sold my WRR when I moved on to this:

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx260/tnkayaker/rt2.jpg


2010 Beta 400 RR (I converted it and tagged it)

I think I have found my "crack...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,185
Posted By TNkayaker
Mine posed to have its picture taken in the back...

Mine posed to have its picture taken in the back yard.

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx260/tnkayaker/rt.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By TNkayaker
I can help on a couple of things. For the seat, I...

I can help on a couple of things. For the seat, I recommend checking into Spencer seat mods. Google search him out. He does great work. Much, much cheaper than other seats, and the seat on my WR250R...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
I stand fairly rebuked! Sorry for any offense to...

I stand fairly rebuked! Sorry for any offense to 570 berg owners. That is the hazard of not finishing a post. Notice the dangling letter "I" at the end of my original post. Got distracted and sent it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Picked up my "new to me" 2011 400 RR yesterday...

Picked up my "new to me" 2011 400 RR yesterday :clap

I need to do a bit of work to get it street titled, so riding it right now is limited to my yard and street out in front of the house. What a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By TNkayaker
Thanks for the ideas. I had never heard of the...

Thanks for the ideas. I had never heard of the Bar Snake, but a little google fu fixed that. Also, when filling the bars with BB's or lead shot, do you fill it totally up?

Getting some good ideas...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By TNkayaker
Reducing vibration through the bars?

I currently ride a WR250R as a dual sport, and have really got this bike dialed for me, I love it. BUT, I have been bitten by the "monster torque bug" and am now looking to get a 2011 Beta 520RS. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41,325
Views: 7,709,763
Posted By TNkayaker
Hey GSBS, Have fun on your trip. I may see...

Hey GSBS,

Have fun on your trip. I may see you out in the forest this weekend. I live nearby and much of my riding is in that area, and around the Ocoee and Hiwassee rivers in TN. I'll be out...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 102,680
Posted By TNkayaker
Been studying up on these bikes lately. I have a...

Been studying up on these bikes lately. I have a local dealer about 20 minutes from me. I wish there was some more interest in these beautiful bikes, but either way the 520RS will be my next new...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41,325
Views: 7,709,763
Posted By TNkayaker
I don't doubt that he had stator problems, just...

I don't doubt that he had stator problems, just not sure what the cause is. There is nothing I can see that is unique about the WR250R that would not work with the Shorai battery. They are used in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 41,325
Views: 7,709,763
Posted By TNkayaker
Where is this info coming from? I asked shorai...

Where is this info coming from? I asked shorai about it, and received an e-mail saying this is not true. If it is true, I would like to pull the shorai out of my bike. If not, let's stick to the...
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