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Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By dezracer
Can a stator impact hp output?

So I put a radiator fan on my 2011 KTM XC-F 350. Trial tech told me I would need to up grade to a 70 watt stator so I purchased one from them and bolted it in. Now my bike is down on power. At first...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,033
Posted By dezracer
So do you guys put a master link in when you...

So do you guys put a master link in when you replace the chain?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By dezracer
Lol. Good stuff. Suspension has been serviced...

Lol. Good stuff. Suspension has been serviced several times. Forgot to mention that. Thanks got the other recommendations. Good stuff.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By dezracer
Any thought or suggestions mates.? Thanks

Any thought or suggestions mates.? Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By dezracer
18k major maintenance. Your advice is appreciated.

My 07 is going in to shop. I have had zero issues other than a fuel pump failure at 2500. I have done regular oil changes and valve checks, new spark plugs, brake pads ,etc. I ride mostly dirt but...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By dezracer
I have Shorai and it has been flawless. I tried a...

I have Shorai and it has been flawless. I tried a Braille regular battery and it died in 9 months. Go figure....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,352
Posted By dezracer
No on the crash bars for reasons already stated....

No on the crash bars for reasons already stated. You guys crash too much.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,686
Posted By dezracer
Ive used the coffe bladder. Put in my large back...

Ive used the coffe bladder. Put in my large back pack then put in tank ASAP. Worked great.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,588
Posted By dezracer
I got to the part where you said you do 75% two...

I got to the part where you said you do 75% two up. I say the GS. For your wife's sake. Plus you ride slab.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,642
Posted By dezracer
I like the MEFO Exporer on rear and TKC 80 on...

I like the MEFO Exporer on rear and TKC 80 on front. I ride 70% dirt.

PS. I want Quin Codys bike with any tire:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,812
Posted By dezracer
Same here. Big ass bar tank guards are not worth...

Same here. Big ass bar tank guards are not worth the cost, the weight or the service hassle. JMO.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,713
Posted By dezracer
That's what I used when I installed my Rekluse....

That's what I used when I installed my Rekluse. Got it at cycle gear for like $20 bucksnor something. Worked great.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By dezracer
At least they have linkage :lol3

At least they have linkage :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,011
Posted By dezracer
The Rekluse works very well on these bikes.They...

The Rekluse works very well on these bikes.They are coming out with a new one for the 990that is supposed to fricken awesome. The only down side to the current Z start pro is it makes the lever feel...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 46,033
Posted By dezracer
Well said. And take the same advise when deciding...

Well said. And take the same advise when deciding between a KTM and a Triumph. If your a dirt junkie the KTM has to your choice.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By dezracer
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 51,745
Posted By dezracer
(QUOTE) But, after the test ride, I felt it was...

(QUOTE) But, after the test ride, I felt it was too big. Some of the cross country touring I had in mind included some rutted out four-wheel-drive tracks, which, when I took the 990 on, only...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By dezracer
Hmmm. Interesting that no one has picked the 350...

Hmmm. Interesting that no one has picked the 350 stroker. Which was my first pic for light weight and 4 stroke power? I've " heard " it rips? If I stay with a 3 honey it will be my 4th one. :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
No. I'm going to do same things you did I guess ....

No. I'm going to do same things you did I guess . What happens if you push the pistons out of the pots completely ? Seems you would be able to clean them out better. Can't you just put them back in?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
I wish the post had not come in at all. I did not...

I wish the post had not come in at all. I did not go and check mine until I saw it. You cant tell from pushing the bike around or when its under power. Now Im paranoid because I have same issue....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
Was hoping that 100 or so guys went out and spun...

Was hoping that 100 or so guys went out and spun their font wheels to come back and report :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
Yep. Did that. Twice.

Yep. Did that. Twice.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By dezracer
Help me decide. I can't sleep.

it's new bike time:clap. Problem is I'm on my 3rd 300 2 smoke. My current bike is a 2007 MXC.Loved everyone of them. I'm now 53 and thinking about going 4 stoke. Choices are 350 XCF or 450 XCF or...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
Thanks for the video. I'm thinking that's normal...

Thanks for the video. I'm thinking that's normal with two rotors and four new pads rubbing them. Can anyone confirm ?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By dezracer
Funny this comes up. I just put new pads in...

Funny this comes up. I just put new pads in yesterday. I went out and lifted the front and gave her a spin. Sure enough she only went 1/4 to 1/2 and stopped. I thought about the fluid level too so...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,057
Posted By dezracer
Since the clutch is disingaged when your at low...

Since the clutch is disingaged when your at low RPMs and completely off the throttle and the way the Rekluse engages maybe that makes it less snatchy. I'm not saying it totally eliminates but to me...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,552
Posted By dezracer
14 gallons. :eek1. I did Not know it was that...

14 gallons. :eek1. I did Not know it was that much but it supports my point. Adrenaline, not being in the flow yet, and full tanks is why many crashes happen at the beginning of a ride. It pays to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,446
Posted By dezracer
We are all lucky fuckers that KTM built and still...

We are all lucky fuckers that KTM built and still build a 990 Adventure bike. An amazing motorcycle as we all know. But I will take one of them thar 600-800 cc twins in full rally trim. Like only KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,552
Posted By dezracer
Notice that many of these high speed crashes...

Notice that many of these high speed crashes happen minutes into a stage. When the gas tanks are full. I think those factory bikes could carry 7-8 gallons. Jus sayin. That's a lot of weight going 90...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,074
Posted By dezracer
I have the PA biker and very happy. Pro:it's very...

I have the PA biker and very happy. Pro:it's very strong. Con: it sticks out to far when folded up. Getting the sbframe bolt back in is a bitch. Be careful not to strip the threads.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,741
Posted By dezracer
Soon you will see people listing the "15 minute...

Soon you will see people listing the "15 minute idle trick" in their mod sigs......:D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By dezracer
Triumphs and BSAs were famous for leaving teeth...

Triumphs and BSAs were famous for leaving teeth in the bottom of case.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,741
Posted By dezracer
I thinks it's funny all you guys are sitting...

I thinks it's funny all you guys are sitting around watching your bikes idle for 15 minutes with a stop watch. The biggest internet farce to hit orange crush yet. Certified ktm mechanics have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,683
Posted By dezracer
+ 1. Mud packs up the stock screen to quick and...

+ 1. Mud packs up the stock screen to quick and negates any improvement in airflow. Stay with stock and save your money.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By dezracer
Just llean the bike on its left side before...

Just llean the bike on its left side before removing the cover. I use a strong step stool, bike lift or something similar to rest the left handlebar\hand guard on . That way you you dont have to lay...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,567
Posted By dezracer
OMG!!! Scared me for a minute too. The 800 sounds...

OMG!!! Scared me for a minute too. The 800 sounds good tho. Dakar race style for us dirt junkies would be good with me. I would pony up some cash for the right bike. Wishful thinking Im sure.:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,315
Posted By dezracer
Nice. After 13,000 miles I am on rear tire # 12...

Nice. After 13,000 miles I am on rear tire # 12 (or something like that). I would say 30% street the rest single and 2 track desert. If you ride a lot of dirt and you twist the throttle rear tires...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By dezracer
Ttt

Ttt
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By dezracer
Yea , thought about that but then thought about...

Yea , thought about that but then thought about all the people that showed up for the KTM Adventure Ride in Moab this year from all over the country and decided to post on the well traveled Orange...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By dezracer
Anyone aroud NV. interested in a 3 day custom adventure ride Oct 7,8, and 9th?

First off it aint cheap at $2,100 but includes lodging, meals, fuel , chase truck with spare parts, tools , tubes, medical support, etc. This is an invitation only ride but 2 of the 8 confirmed have...
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