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Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By wvrocks
Great info! Thanks everyone. The seals are...

Great info! Thanks everyone. The seals are probably fine, there isn't any evidence of wet oil inside the clutch housing. I'll check tonight for a lip on the plates and if not, I'll just clean them...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By wvrocks
R90/6 Clutch parts, Replace?

This all started out as a quick clean up of the throwout bearing. Then decided to do a spline lube and replace the driveshaft boot. Now we are on to the clutch. This is my first clutch job so I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,589
Posted By wvrocks
Dr. Holmes, I just met your dad at a gas station...

Dr. Holmes, I just met your dad at a gas station in Elkins. Saw 2 KTMs on a trailer and had to stop and chat. Nice guy!


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Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By wvrocks
Thanks, Thats pretty much what I was thinking. ...

Thanks, Thats pretty much what I was thinking. No idea what the previous owner did to it. He did have the circlip around that shaft though for some unknown reason. No pin or circlip on the release...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By wvrocks
76 R90/6 Throwout Bearing

I was checking my R90/6 Throwout tonight and found damage on the piston. Does this need replaced or can I file it smooth and move on. Bearing looks great otherwise.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
Did you use a new o-ring when you changed the...

Did you use a new o-ring when you changed the oil? Maybe its nicked. It was difficult to get the o-ring seated properly on my 2000. It always seemed to want to pop out and was easy to pinch. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,589
Posted By wvrocks
I haven't been across it this year but its mostly...

I haven't been across it this year but its mostly easy gravel with some broken pavement here and there. Decent pavement on both ends. Plenty of potholes in the middle and maybe a little mud if its...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 94,244
Posted By wvrocks
It may work but I think part of the point of the...

It may work but I think part of the point of the homemade puller was to avoid pushing against the crank itself to remove the bearing. The homemade version pushes on the engine case around the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,922
Posted By wvrocks
Cool, Thanks for the photo. I'm getting ready to...

Cool, Thanks for the photo. I'm getting ready to swap my HID's out for VisionX LED's as well. I didn't know they made that euro cover until I read your thread. Going to pick one up for my low...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,922
Posted By wvrocks
On your lights. I have HID bulbs powered through...

On your lights. I have HID bulbs powered through relays. I switched the trigger for the low beam to the wire powering the factory parking bulb. It's always on so now the low stays on with the high. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,922
Posted By wvrocks
There's a switch under the clutch lever on my...

There's a switch under the clutch lever on my 2000. I just cut the end off when the switch died and soldered the wires together. Starts in any gear now.


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Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,559
Posted By wvrocks
There's a guy in my town that has at least 4...

There's a guy in my town that has at least 4 BMW's, a sidecar and a couple other old cars outside all the time with no covers. Kills me every time I drive by there. I need to stop by and introduce...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
The factory ones from KTM are pretty cheap. The...

The factory ones from KTM are pretty cheap. The steel ones last longer too if you don't mind the little bit of extra weight.

PN 58210051042 is the stock size 42T steel sprocket
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 123,422
Posted By wvrocks
Ha! Let me know if you find any dirt. All I see...

Ha! Let me know if you find any dirt. All I see out there is mud, snow and rivers.

The 640 is getting some love too. New chain and sprockets. It's ready to go.


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Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 123,422
Posted By wvrocks
Thanks. Email sent. Sent from my...

Thanks. Email sent.



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Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 123,422
Posted By wvrocks
ADVmonster LED Headlight!

Has anyone tried either version of the H4 in a 70's model BMW headlight bucket. My 76 R90/6 has the wiring in the bucket and I was wondering if there was enough clearance around the heatsink. Also...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
Yeah. Forgot that key piece of info. [emoji3] ...

Yeah. Forgot that key piece of info. [emoji3]


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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
Yes. But remember that it will now start in any...

Yes. But remember that it will now start in any gear.


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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
KTM LC4 (640) Thread Index

It goes on the inboard side of the clutch lever perch. If you already put the rubber boot over the clutch and decomp cable it might be hard to see. The pin should make contact with the clutch lever...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,828
Views: 420,568
Posted By wvrocks
I like the extra set of pegs so your passenger...

I like the extra set of pegs so your passenger can stand behind you.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By wvrocks
My 2000 Adventure R has a 17mm front axle so...

My 2000 Adventure R has a 17mm front axle so watch out for that. Those used the WP 5060 forks.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,828
Views: 420,568
Posted By wvrocks
Seems like that rear wheel may be a touch wide...

Seems like that rear wheel may be a touch wide for that particular tire. Do you have to carry the scissor jack around to rest the sidestand on?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 133,046
Posted By wvrocks
http://www.kosonorthamerica.com/koso/shop/speedome...

http://www.kosonorthamerica.com/koso/shop/speedometer-motorcycle_gauges/xr-sr-multi-functions/
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By wvrocks
The rubber block that organizes the cables mid...

The rubber block that organizes the cables mid frame on my /6 broke and was spread out too far. It caused the tank to be difficult to mount. A couple of zipties tightened it up and the tank goes on...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,266
Posted By wvrocks
PM drhach here. Reproductions that look very...

PM drhach here. Reproductions that look very similar to that can be had for $20 if he still has some.
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By wvrocks
Has anyone tried one of these on an Airhead? I...

Has anyone tried one of these on an Airhead? I was thinking about it but was concerned about the clearances in the headlight bucket and possible heat issues with the cooling fins on the light.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By wvrocks
I took out the headlight last night to...

I took out the headlight last night to investigate the extra switch mounted on my headlight bucket. Its not connected so I pulled it out and will get a plug to fill the hole. Someone also added to...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By wvrocks
If you see this in the Flea Market it will...

If you see this in the Flea Market it will probably indicate my passing! :D
Although I hope my daughter would hold on to it for sentimental reasons
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By wvrocks
Thanks Bill! The brake pedal is still pretty...

Thanks Bill!

The brake pedal is still pretty sharp.

I've flipped that extra switch in about every possible combination with the other switches and nothing apparent happens. Guess I'll open...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By wvrocks
Its possible it rolled over but I doubt it by the...

Its possible it rolled over but I doubt it by the overall condition. The last inspection sticker it had was in 1984 so it was only on the road for about 8 years. Its missing some pieces, the...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By wvrocks
R90/6, My first Airhead!

I picked up this 1976 R90/6 today! My first airhead! I've been looking for one from my birth year for quite a while. Its got 24578 miles, and everything works. Started right up from cold this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By wvrocks
No problem! wrk2surf mentioned something...

No problem! wrk2surf mentioned something important too. Some models have an o-ring that goes on before all the plates. The plate closest to it has a slightly larger inner diameter. If you used an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By wvrocks
This isn't super clear but here's what the manual...

This isn't super clear but here's what the manual says. Essentially you use the adjustment on the end of the pushrod where it makes contact with the clutch housing to align the slot in top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7,144
Views: 1,300,449
Posted By wvrocks
There's a trick on here somewhere that helps to...

There's a trick on here somewhere that helps to reduce wear at the lever end. Basically you take a small piece of tubing, maybe an 1" long and run a zip tie through it and around the handlebars then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By wvrocks
I'll check the manual in the morning and get you...

I'll check the manual in the morning and get you an answer. Basically just involves turning the adjustment out and setting the release arm but I can't remember the exact parameters at the moment....
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By wvrocks
Did you properly adjust the release rod end for...

Did you properly adjust the release rod end for the new plates? The end of the release rod screws in and out and is secured with a cotter pin.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,589
Posted By wvrocks
Nice, are you riding this weekend? I might be...

Nice, are you riding this weekend? I might be around for a change.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,589
Posted By wvrocks
Did you get a new seat? Looks like Seat Concepts.

Did you get a new seat? Looks like Seat Concepts.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,974
Posted By wvrocks
Someone had a set of Synergy seals listed here in...

Someone had a set of Synergy seals listed here in the Flea Market a few weeks ago for the 50mm WP Extremes.

Found the link! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005120
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By wvrocks
I'm almost positive that part is the seal. If...

I'm almost positive that part is the seal. If you search for the dimension listed on the parts fiche you get this: ...
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