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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,706
Posted By Krabill
Ah, gotcha. I read it wrong. No worries, it's a...

Ah, gotcha. I read it wrong. No worries, it's a KTM. They all do that :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 207,091
Posted By Krabill
Sorry to miss ya'll, but I've been busy . . . ...

Sorry to miss ya'll, but I've been busy . . .

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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, I don't blame him for that. I've really...

Yeah, I don't blame him for that. I've really only got one friend that I would unconditionally let ride any of my bikes. I don't loan them out easy, so I get why someone else would feel the same...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-22-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,706
Posted By Krabill
That doesn't look like a 690 to me :huh

That doesn't look like a 690 to me :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
No, because they aren't kool-aid drinking trolls....

No, because they aren't kool-aid drinking trolls. They're actual riders out there getting dirty who understand that the bike you're sitting on doesn't come with riding ability. You have to get out...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
But the KTM faithful won't ever believe you. I...

But the KTM faithful won't ever believe you. I even posted race results a long time ago. In one race on my WRR I finished 2nd, and in the other race, I finished 3rd. In the race where I finished...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
I had to wear the waverunner owner's lifejacket...

I had to wear the waverunner owner's lifejacket because it had the teather attached to it. The machine won't run without the teather attached and I wasn't going to take it off of his jacket and put...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
I don't like them either. Been a skier my whole...

I don't like them either. Been a skier my whole life and have always complained about pwc's. Even called the boat police on a couple doing donuts around my dive buoy one time. Our neighbor up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Spending the week up in Northern Michigan. I...

Spending the week up in Northern Michigan.

I got to take a different kind of Yamaha for a ride yesterday. I would have tested his KTM jet ski, but it was in the garage waiting on parts :deal
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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 207,091
Posted By Krabill
Sitting on the lake in Northern Michigan is going...

Sitting on the lake in Northern Michigan is going well. Sucks to be elsewhere :deal
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Did you keep reading? Turns out his plug was...

Did you keep reading? Turns out his plug was fouled. WRR up and running again.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
I like to change the plugs in most of my bikes...

I like to change the plugs in most of my bikes about every 10k. I did mine the first time at 10k, and now I'm up over 21k . . . I missed my 20k mark because, well, it just keeps running, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
KTM 2 strokes = good, clean, fun KTM 4...

KTM 2 strokes = good, clean, fun

KTM 4 strokes = ugh :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Awesome. Seeing the pic of yours all...

Awesome.

Seeing the pic of yours all corroded reminds me that it's probably time to swap mine out, too.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Good luck. A note on buying plugs . . . My...

Good luck.

A note on buying plugs . . . My local Yamaha shop wanted $20+ for a plug, but were out of stock. Good thing. The Pep Boys store across the street had the exact same plug for $2.85.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
The fuel pump motor rarely goes bad. There is an...

The fuel pump motor rarely goes bad. There is an impeller inside the pump which does the actual pumping. That is what goes bad. Since most seam to be related to heat, my assumption is that the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Yes, and avc is wrong. The fuel pump can still...

Yes, and avc is wrong. The fuel pump can still make noise, even if it is bad.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Those KTM nuts have to replace entire engines...

Those KTM nuts have to replace entire engines with the same regularity that we have to replace fuel pumps. They don't scare me :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
The fuel pump will indeed make noise even if it...

The fuel pump will indeed make noise even if it is bad. The bike will not turn over at all if the kill switch is bad.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Welcome to the broken fuel pump club. ...

Welcome to the broken fuel pump club.

Service Honda has about the best price on them.

No need to go chasing down other "issues" you think might be causing it. Replace the fuel pump and it'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,057
Posted By Krabill
60:1 in my 300, and everyone around here runs...

60:1 in my 300, and everyone around here runs 80:1 in their trials bikes, so that's what my GasGas gets.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,706
Posted By Krabill
Nice! I took video of Stillwater on Sunday. ...

Nice!

I took video of Stillwater on Sunday. I did the entire red trail. Took me 3 1/2 hours to do one loop :lol3

I'll see if I can find the time to edit out the good parts and get something...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,057
Posted By Krabill
I agree with most of it, but if I didn't have my...

I agree with most of it, but if I didn't have my gps on the handlebars, I'd get lost in the parking lot :lol3

Ok, that's not true . . . I hardly ever look at it, but I always have it with me as a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Yes, you can make a KLX faster than a WRR, but...

Yes, you can make a KLX faster than a WRR, but there are already a whole bunch of bikes that are faster than a WRR. No matter what you do to the engine/suspension, it still won't have the electrical...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
I have ridden and have ridden with people on all...

I have ridden and have ridden with people on all of the bikes you mention. None of them come as close to the WRR as you think they do.

None of them can cruise at 75 mph. None of them can run...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, pads will soak up oil which makes it...

Yeah, pads will soak up oil which makes it difficult to get out.

The brake cleaner trick works to some degree, and I've had success with it in certain cases, but new pads are the sure-fire way to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
On my little 3 1/2 hour non-stop single track run...

On my little 3 1/2 hour non-stop single track run this past weekend on the 300, my shoulders certainly got a workout. At one point in particular, I came around a corner to see a nice straight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Then you've got some kind of oil/grease on the...

Then you've got some kind of oil/grease on the pads.

Getting oil out of pads isn't easy. Most people will just replace them at this point since they have a tendency to soak up oil, however, if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Now I'm disappointed . . . after searching...

Now I'm disappointed . . . after searching through the whole list of available smilies, how can ADV not have a "sitting around the campfire" smilie? :cry
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,057
Posted By Krabill
An update on my poor running 300 . . . since the...

An update on my poor running 300 . . . since the weather has gotten hotter and I've been riding more slow, tight single-track, I've noticed it was getting gummed up pretty quick and didn't want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
:deal

:deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 17,281
Posted By Krabill
Lunch at Cancun's - 11:30

Lunch at Cancun's - 11:30
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-07-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 385,665
Posted By Krabill
I rode to work today. Does that count for...

I rode to work today. Does that count for anything? :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
I run 16/16 in the 300 in rocks. It isn't as...

I run 16/16 in the 300 in rocks. It isn't as heavy as the WRR, so there is less chance of a pinch flat simply because there isn't as much mass behind it when you slam into a rock.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
Everything in Oklahoma and Arkansas is rocks....

Everything in Oklahoma and Arkansas is rocks. Lots and lots of rocks.

I run 18/18 to avoid pinch flats and haven't had one yet.

Some of my friends insist on running less because they swear the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43,631
Views: 8,297,954
Posted By Krabill
If you can't find a used one for less than...

If you can't find a used one for less than retail, simply go buy a new one. Problem solved :deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-02-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Krabill
Update . . . I had to call down there today for...

Update . . . I had to call down there today for another matter, so I brought up your little conundrum. He said no problem, he'd get you fixed right up.

Go to Alexander's Machine at 3700 N...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, but 3k miles or not, it's still an '08,...

Yeah, but 3k miles or not, it's still an '08, right? That means it's 6 years old. :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 349,593
Posted By Krabill
Just an update on my front brake . . . I followed...

Just an update on my front brake . . . I followed the advice here for a quick fix. I pulled the caliper off, pumped the lever until the pads were touching, pressed them back all the way apart to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,057
Posted By Krabill
I didn't touch the needle when I made the jetting...

I didn't touch the needle when I made the jetting changes. We spend most of our time right at, or just off, idle in a section. You don't use much throttle at all if you're doing it right. That...
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