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Forum: Vendors 12-08-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 601,510
Posted By animeniac
Just pre-ordered the commute suit, now please...

Just pre-ordered the commute suit, now please don't make me wait too long! :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By animeniac
I agree completely- which is why all the stickers...

I agree completely- which is why all the stickers have been removed and I now claim to own a Genuine Scooters "B125" :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By animeniac
my new scoots

Through no fault of my own, I went shopping for a new scooter and wound up with two! :lol3

The first is a "modern" scoot, the Buddy 125:

http://vitaminC.smugmug.com/photos/93766396-M.jpg

And...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By animeniac
I've got the large givi-like box from JC Whitney....

I've got the large givi-like box from JC Whitney. It mounted up very easily to the rack and holds quite a bit of stuff, yet is still narrower than the bars.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By animeniac
640 Adventure :evil Yes.

640 Adventure :evil



Yes.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,598
Posted By animeniac
Helimot sells some "lifted" mens boots, but in...

Helimot sells some "lifted" mens boots, but in very limited sizes: M-Star GTX (http://www.helimot.com/catalog/boots/boots_mstar_data.shtml)
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,598
Posted By animeniac
What about getting boots with a thicker sole? ...

What about getting boots with a thicker sole?

When I get on the bike, I just sit on it "forcefully," which compresses the suspension enough such that I can get the tips of my toes down on either...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,893
Posted By animeniac
The pilot fuel jet can be accessed without...

The pilot fuel jet can be accessed without removing the carb or anything other than the bottom part of the carb (held on with two allan head screws). Once that is off and the carb is rotated so you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2006, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By animeniac
You can get the KTM "racing side cover" for about...

You can get the KTM "racing side cover" for about $30, while replacing the snorkel after it's been hacked off will run considerably more... When I bought my 640a it had neither snorkel nor side cover...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By animeniac
Lots of good stuff here...

Lots of good stuff here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79898).

Also, there's a rumor that checking the index thread can be helpful... :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By animeniac
It seems like the question really isn't about the...

It seems like the question really isn't about the DRZ's dirt prowess, but rather how it will do on the road. Since you're in/near SF, why don't you contact these guys (http://www.rentasportbike.com/)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
You are correct! I did this today already and the...

You are correct! I did this today already and the bike was exactly the same as before. I plan getting a hole saw tomorrow. I will send you a PM, too...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Yes I have. With the cap off the carb, one can...

Yes I have. With the cap off the carb, one can see the choke piston in action. I can see that it takes a bit of movement with the lever before the piston moves, so I am pretty confident that that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Sorry, yes I meant 47.5! I will pick up some...

Sorry, yes I meant 47.5!

I will pick up some disks ASAP. Having learned my lesson, perhaps I will just try adding the disks before I get out the drill and core the exhaust :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Okay, here is the latest. I checked the pilot...

Okay, here is the latest. I checked the pilot fuel jet today, and it has already been changed to a 147.5! And the spark plug was very black. So, clearly the problem is that the bike is running too...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
It looks okay, but I should probably give it a...

It looks okay, but I should probably give it a good cleaning just in case...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Thanks for your input!! As mentioned above, I...

Thanks for your input!! As mentioned above, I think I will try and track down a new slide. And since I really have no idea if the pilot air/fuel jets have been changed, perhaps I should get the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Eh, well, I have four KTM dealers within 40 miles...

Eh, well, I have four KTM dealers within 40 miles of me, so I should be able to find one somewhere :wink:


And just to clarify, the bike now has the stock exhaust mounted, with AFAIK all disks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
I wish I could! But, the airbox was not chopped...

I wish I could! But, the airbox was not chopped by me and therefore I don't have the original bits, and the slide has been drilled, so unless I get a new one that's not possible to change, either....
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Eureka!! (maybe) I can't really put it all...

Eureka!! (maybe)

I can't really put it all back even if I wanted to, however, when I changed the needle jet circlip back to the middle position, it seemed to run much better! I can now rev the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Yes, once past the "death zone" it revs quite...

Yes, once past the "death zone" it revs quite willingly as expected. There is no popping on decel.

On my rather short initial ride, it felt much smoother. At least until it got warm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Not long, maybe 10 days. Only okay. I think...

Not long, maybe 10 days.

Only okay. I think it was running way too lean with the full pipes, due to massive amount of popping on decel. Also, it was very sensitive to small throttle changes at...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
After adjusting the valves and swapping the...

After adjusting the valves and swapping the exhaust, but before doing anything else, it seemed to run okay, though I didn't run it too long, so I'm not really sure.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
I didn't touch any of these things, and it was...

I didn't touch any of these things, and it was running okay before, so I don't think it's those.

The diaphragm looks okay and the cap is secure.
The enrichener piston/cable seem to be working...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
Drilled the slide. Changed the main jet from 150...

Drilled the slide. Changed the main jet from 150 to 155 (since changed back, with no change). Added the side cover to the airbox, as there was none previously. Replaced the idle mix scew with the one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,148
Posted By animeniac
KTM dies when warm...

After changing out my exhaust system and making a few other changes, I have a very unhappy bike. It starts fine with no choke, and idles nicely where it's supposed to. While still cold it can be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,521
Posted By animeniac
Excellent comparison! Thanks for posting that up....

Excellent comparison! Thanks for posting that up. Makes me want to get both bags so that I can have a little more versatility depending on the type of riding I plan to do on a given trip.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,393
Posted By animeniac
I also spoke with him a while back before I...

I also spoke with him a while back before I picked up my current ride. Seems like a very nice guy. And, he's lowered the price $800 over the last couple months...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,599
Posted By animeniac
That's sort of contradictory, isn't it? ...

That's sort of contradictory, isn't it?

Seems like new 640 ADV's aren't really that much of a bargain- probably the most expensive by far of the ones you've listed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,848
Posted By animeniac
Do a search at KTM cycle hutt and you can get the...

Do a search at KTM cycle hutt and you can get the identical '02 tank decal for $80

Item #: 58207198100
DECAL SET ORANGE/SILVER ADV 02
Quanity On Diagram: 1
Cost Each: $79.89
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By animeniac
And lastly, not only was the airbox de-snorkeled,...

And lastly, not only was the airbox de-snorkeled, but it also running without the side cover! I am guessing that this is a bit too extreme. Is it worth the trouble and expense of replacing the entire...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By animeniac
Sure is dirty down there! Time to spend some...

Sure is dirty down there! Time to spend some time cleaning up. Guess this is a good time to check the valves and do some other jobs, too...

http://www.stanford.edu/%7Erife/misc/ktm_nkd5.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By animeniac
In case you're still curious, here are the...

In case you're still curious, here are the weights (according to my bathroom scale):

Stock: 16.6 lbs
Remus: 12.4 lbs

I would have expected a bigger difference, but I suppose replacing a single...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By animeniac
Guess my skills just are that bad :cry ...

Guess my skills just are that bad :cry

Turns out the bottom of the adjusting rod was just covered in a bit too much grime, so I didn't notice the hashes put there to facilitate turning it....
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By animeniac
This evening I tried adjusting my brake pedal so...

This evening I tried adjusting my brake pedal so that I don't have to take my foot off the peg to hit the brake, but now I feel that I don't have enough free play left in the pedal. Forgive my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By animeniac
Not without comparing them side by side- any...

Not without comparing them side by side- any volunteers?

It's a full race system for a LC4 supermoto, so I expect there is little provision for noise reduction. To my ear, it is much louder (with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By animeniac
swapping exhausts

Well, if you're not tired of hearing about my exhause just yet, here are a couple more questions.

I want to swap the stock setup back on, because the current one is just too noisy for me, plus it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,393
Posted By animeniac
Oh, and here's one more from the back... ...

Oh, and here's one more from the back...

http://www.stanford.edu/%7Erife/vehicles/200601_ktm/images/DSC_1463.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,393
Posted By animeniac
No idea! The PO told me that they were custom...

No idea! The PO told me that they were custom built for the original owner. Due to the lack of cross-bracing across the back, I don't think they would be of any use for hard cases. However, due to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,393
Posted By animeniac
I've already posted some pics in other threads,...

I've already posted some pics in other threads, but here are a few showing the most obvious mods to the bike: the exhaust and the racks.

Remus Twin Titanium full exhaust:
...
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