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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
wow that's pretty nice that it comes with a...

wow that's pretty nice that it comes with a larger jet and needle. I wonder how installing those two pieces would effect the throttle response?

speaking of throttle response; how is it ?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
hmmm .. no, i didn't do that . is the bleeder...

hmmm .. no, i didn't do that .
is the bleeder vent a bolt ?


thanks for the heads-up eaglescan
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,724
Posted By swamp
this is pretty cool. I've attempted (and failed)...

this is pretty cool. I've attempted (and failed) to do a franken bike before.
your skills seem far beyond my own. I wish I was blessed with welding and machining talent .. and electrical talent....
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
coolant service

just replaced my coolant.
not sure if I followed the correct procedure or not but it was relatively easy.

removed the radiator cap.
removed drain bolt on motor.
squeezed the hoses and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
Hi Barstow, From reading your posts you seem...

Hi Barstow,
From reading your posts you seem to know probably more than any of us about these bikes. Not sure where you are at (im guessing Nevada from your viva lost wages line). I've ridden...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
Xt

FYI . e-mail to / from Beta:


Hi Tim,
I just read on ADVrider.com that there was a recall on the XTrainer shock.
http://advrider.com/forums/<WBR>showthread.php?t=1023549&page=<WBR>6...
Forum: Trials 04-07-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By swamp
Question I checked the grounding points. it looks like...

I checked the grounding points. it looks like they are all connected to the frame with one of the bolts that holds the coil to the frame. they appear to be good to go.

I inspected the connections...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
remove the seat, remove the oil filler cap. start...

remove the seat, remove the oil filler cap. start bike. what the bike doesn't want will be pooed out. install filler cap. wipe bike off with rag. burn rag while clapping hands.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
Thumb wow. that's the first time ive heard of Cyclops...

wow. that's the first time ive heard of Cyclops adventure sports. looks like they have some good stuff. did you see that giant light-bar that goes across the top of the handle bars :lol3

their...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
yes I did cut the rubber boot. I made a vertical...

yes I did cut the rubber boot. I made a vertical slit in the boot. north of the hole and south of the hole. I removed the boot, installed the light then slid the boot on over the light. make sure the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
[QUOTE=ktmmitch;26506850]13/51 which is their...

[QUOTE=ktmmitch;26506850]13/51 which is their competition set up, as stock..QUOTE]

that sounds perfect for where I ride.

have your ridden quickly over any rocky terrain yet ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
sweat pants ? what the hell? I thought only my...

sweat pants ? what the hell? I thought only my wife wore those.

KTMmitch: what are the sprocket sizes front and rear?
Forum: Trials 04-03-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By swamp
nice thanks :thumb ...

nice thanks :thumb

http://www.jackscycles.com
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
just finished messing around with my bike. I...

just finished messing around with my bike.

I installed this LED conversion thing:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976505

Huge improvement over the stock light. brighter and more...
Forum: Trials 04-03-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By swamp
Thanks for the great pointers. Wow 4 grounding...

Thanks for the great pointers. Wow 4 grounding points
I'll start looking it over next week.

1fxs- im guessing you meant stator? if it turns out that it is the stator where in the crap do I...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By swamp
sit down with a joint of bluesativa and just...

sit down with a joint of bluesativa and just admire the bike for about an hour.. the answer will come to you in a vision. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
what the hell? we need a special tool to remove...

what the hell? we need a special tool to remove the spark plug caps?
will a set of pliers not grab those bitches ? :lol3 ... if not, where do I buy that tool ?
Forum: Trials 03-30-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By swamp
Question gas gas txt pro ... no spark ?

the other day i wanted to take the gas gas out for a spin and it refused to start. it was running fine a week ago, now it has no spark.

i changed the plug and made sure that the plug cap was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 61,838
Posted By swamp
great route you are doing. i've been reading...

great route you are doing.
i've been reading your report on wordpress. less clutter.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
... well, shit. it appears as though I've spent...

... well, shit. it appears as though I've spent $80 too much. :hmmmmm
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,729
Posted By swamp
:lol3 did the same thing. this is such a...

:lol3 did the same thing.

this is such a great route. I would like to do it again at some point.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
my xchallenge nearly stranded me yesterday......

my xchallenge nearly stranded me yesterday... nearly. it died just outside of my workshop.

electrical problem.

one of the wires in the ignition switch had come apart/ un-soldered....
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,729
Posted By swamp
Ha! I remember that muddy ass new mexico road...

Ha! I remember that muddy ass new mexico road too. that shit went on and on forever. busted my ass on it a number of times. it was like riding on top of a massive chocolate cake.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
you would have to be David fuckn' Copperfield to...

you would have to be David fuckn' Copperfield to tune a kwak into a beta ...:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,212,988
Posted By swamp
I have the xmoto seat on my bike. its probably...

I have the xmoto seat on my bike. its probably all that you will need to do. I'm 5'9 and the seat height is now sufficient in all conditions. also, if you put your balls closer to the handle bars...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
has anyone in here ever sent their forks off to...

has anyone in here ever sent their forks off to House of Horsepower ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
Thumb .. I agree. . who's in charge around here anyways...

.. I agree. . who's in charge around here anyways ? :huh

also, seeing that picture of the inside of the instrument cluster reminded me of something. There are a few parts on these bikes that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
Thumb two stroke, lightweight, short wheelbase,...

two stroke, lightweight, short wheelbase, electronic oil injection, electric start, sweet ass torque curve, low center of gravity, 43mm fork, dedicated shock, plenty of ground clearance, not a ktm.....
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
you could just remove all the stock plastic and...

you could just remove all the stock plastic and screw the tag into whats left. I've done my bike that way and it looks like it was meant to be that way. I bent a crease in the upper portion of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,843
Posted By swamp
This ride is on my to do list (its been on that...

This ride is on my to do list (its been on that list for a few years now..)
The BRT looks like a very fun route to me. I've done the CDR but something tells me that the BRT is probably a better,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
i need to check and possibly adjust the valves...

i need to check and possibly adjust the valves sometime soon .
what special tools will be needed?
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,914
Posted By swamp
... body bag, personal floatation device, giant...

... body bag, personal floatation device, giant gas can, keg cooler. the possibilities are endless. good one guys.

oh, and why in the hell does that BMW have a KTM sticker on it ?
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,734
Posted By swamp
Thumb really enjoyed the ride report. great writing and...

really enjoyed the ride report. great writing and good photo choices.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 194,717
Posted By swamp
Question i just checked the first page again. distribution...

i just checked the first page again. distribution is still on hold.
has anyone ridden the trail from south to north ? who? how long does it take? are 200 mile days possible on most sections (if...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 53,446
Posted By swamp
i think he forgot again :lol3

i think he forgot again :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
i think the 2 spark is there for cleaner burn. ...

i think the 2 spark is there for cleaner burn.

how would getting the plug wires mixed up damage the engine ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,953
Posted By swamp
.. ya, i read the same in one of those magazines.

.. ya, i read the same in one of those magazines.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,196
Posted By swamp
Thumb sweet bike

sweet bike
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
Question did you replace the shift shaft as well ? or...

did you replace the shift shaft as well ?
or did you just swap all the stock parts over into the new cover ?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,265,417
Posted By swamp
Question Gas cap ?

Who was the guy that was in the process of making a replacement gas cap ?

are they ready yet ? :ear
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