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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By DesignerRider
Ridings in Cochella valley

Just moved out here (indio) and trying to find guys to go riding with. I've been riding by myself but should probably be riding with at least one person. Lots of fun desert to explore out there. :D...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,401
Posted By DesignerRider
Yeah, I've logged thousands of miles since then...

Yeah, I've logged thousands of miles since then without knowing that key was loose. I might just keep riding and try not to worry about it. I'll probably try to call the shop to see if they remember...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,401
Posted By DesignerRider
Thanks for the reply. It has roughly 25k on the...

Thanks for the reply. It has roughly 25k on the engine, but what I do know is that about two years ago the engine was torn down to replace a main bearing that was going bad. Sort of a fluke failure,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,401
Posted By DesignerRider
Eek Why did a woodruff key come out with my oil??!!

Yes, sorry to change the subject, but just wondering what to do now. I drained the oil from my 620 lc4 and a woodruff key came out on the magnetic drain plug.

From my michofiche I saw three keys...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By DesignerRider
Brrrr. Yeah... I'm convincing myself if I have a...

Brrrr. Yeah... I'm convincing myself if I have a heated garage to tinker around I will survive the winters. That's how I trick myself into optimism:D!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 94,988
Posted By DesignerRider
Thanks, that'd be great. It's not Neptune...

Thanks, that'd be great. It's not Neptune Aviation is it? I found that on google maps and looks like a place I'd love to work. Any connection would be greatly appreciated!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By DesignerRider
It will be up there soon!:D Let's ride!

It will be up there soon!:D Let's ride!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 94,988
Posted By DesignerRider
Thanks for the help! Let me know what you find.

Thanks for the help! Let me know what you find.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 94,988
Posted By DesignerRider
I've been looking into Stevensville. I'll have to...

I've been looking into Stevensville. I'll have to check it out. I'm visiting the Great Falls area in a week I'll have to take a trip over there. I'll look into Corvalis too. Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By DesignerRider
Yeah, I've spent all day drooling over photos of...

Yeah, I've spent all day drooling over photos of Montana. And there appears to be a great plethora of riding. UT and CO look epic though. Depends where I can find a job!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 94,988
Posted By DesignerRider
Hey all, I'm looking into moving to...

Hey all,

I'm looking into moving to Missoula. I was thrilled to find that the dual-sport scene is alive and well - I can't live without it! I obviously need a job (to maintain the KTMs:D)! I'm an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By DesignerRider
Montana Riding??

Hello all. I'm very close to packing up my life in California and heading elsewhere... so far my top choices are Southern Utah, Northern Arizona, or Montana (Great Falls, Missoula, or Kalispell)....
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,666
Posted By DesignerRider
Thumb Perfect! Thanks to the both of you.

Perfect! Thanks to the both of you.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,666
Posted By DesignerRider
Anybody know where to buy parts in the US for...

Anybody know where to buy parts in the US for this PHM40SD? Need all new gaskets, o-rings, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Question freewheel hub?

So anybody got any tricks for putting the freewheel hub onto the back of the flywheel? It was a beast to get off with all that green loctite. And now pressing it on, all while keeping those bolt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By DesignerRider
Question through the Big Maria Mountains to Vidal?

Hey, I was just wondering if there was a trail through the Big Maria Mountains, and then I cam across this thread:evil. Did you go that route on your ride (assuming you are back from the ride)? I am...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 36,663
Posted By DesignerRider
Grease Type?

Just cleaned out my linkage and now wondering what to pack it with. I have a red mystery grease in the gun right now. Or should I buy something specific? Maybe just anything waterproof. What are you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,483
Posted By DesignerRider
The shock is, indeed, a little wet at the bottom....

The shock is, indeed, a little wet at the bottom. The clunking noise is very audible and obvious at the end of the rebound. I'll have to inspect it a little more, but it definitely seems to need some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,483
Posted By DesignerRider
Wow! Incredible right-up on this. I am indeed...

Wow! Incredible right-up on this. I am indeed feeling inspired to attempt this myself. I'm definitely a fan of saving money and learning too!

I have a question to throw out there regarding my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Got it! Fire and hammers are always the solution!...

Got it! Fire and hammers are always the solution! :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Removing Freewheel Hub?!?

Yes, Kokusan 4k-3 and SEM models where torqued to 60 Nm (versus 150 Nm on Kokusan 4k-2).


I am currently attempting to remove the freewheel hub off the back of the flywheel. I removed the six...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Yeah, it's almost TOO cheap! Makes me suspicious....

Yeah, it's almost TOO cheap! Makes me suspicious. Oh well, I'll find out.

And as far as magnetic debris entering further into the engine, it all seemed very localized. All the gears were covered...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Yeah, I bought the Motion Pro 33x1.5 puller and...

Yeah, I bought the Motion Pro 33x1.5 puller and it worked like a champ. I did read about NOT using the crack locking bolt hence the need for the homemade holder (a big hose clamp, some rubber from...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
I found my answer regarding the Electrosport...

I found my answer regarding the Electrosport stator not very favorable. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=359283

I think I'll stick OEM.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Upgraded Stator?

Well, finally got my flywheel off today. The third homemade flywheel holder did the trick. Now I just need to get all those magnetic filings out!:eek1

Does anybody know about this supposedly...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,401
Posted By DesignerRider
flywheel puller

Anybody around Orange Country or San Diego have a flywheel puller I can utilize? I have an exploded flywheel to tackle.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By DesignerRider
Hey, thanks for the offer. I'll see if I can find...

Hey, thanks for the offer. I'll see if I can find a local and maybe get back to you. Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By DesignerRider
Wink LC4 Flywheel Puller to Borrow/Rent

I'm not sure if there is a designated "tool borrowing" area, so correct me if this is out of place. I need to replace the flywheel of my 1997 KTM RXC. Anybody in SoCal (anywhere from Orange County to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,251
Posted By DesignerRider
Self-Destructed Magnets!

Wow, just bought a '97 KTM LC4 RXC and had no idea about all this magnet-falling-apart hoopla that is, until I removed the cover. "Whoa, not good!" was my reaction.

I'm now looking for a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,401
Posted By DesignerRider
I think that manual is a work of someone's...

I think that manual is a work of someone's Photoshop trickery. I found a maintenance manual online awhile back. It is WAY too big to upload, but the file name is "400-660 LC4 ENGINE SERVICE '98-'03...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,973
Posted By DesignerRider
Yeah, I start up school again on the 24th, so I...

Yeah, I start up school again on the 24th, so I plan on the weekend before. However, I might let the weather make the final call. Hopefully we got most of the rain out of the way!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,973
Posted By DesignerRider
For sure!:ricky I was just thinking about...

For sure!:ricky

I was just thinking about that today. Maybe I'll be on time this year! We usually go around the last week of January, but I have school starting up, so it might be a little...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By DesignerRider
Here are photos of both plugs. The photo doesn't...

Here are photos of both plugs. The photo doesn't show it real well, but the right plug is much more blue colored. The left side has turned more yellowish/warmer colored. Both plugs were bought new a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By DesignerRider
R100 GS leans to the right at IDLE??

The left cylinder of our GS runs really rough at low RPM, especially at idle almost like it's about to die. I have been trying to track down the problem for a while.

Here are the clues:

1....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,811
Posted By DesignerRider
This bill represents just another bit of freedom...

This bill represents just another bit of freedom that our bloated bureaucracy will take away. Taking away riding land, kids can't ride motorcycles, etc :puke1. Who can we call to stop this?
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 134,004
Posted By DesignerRider
This one? I didn't see any details regarding...

This one?

I didn't see any details regarding the construction of such a tool. I guess I'd be more apt to do this procedure if I knew I had a worthy tool. Thanks.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 134,004
Posted By DesignerRider
Anybody in the SoCal (inland empire) area have a...

Anybody in the SoCal (inland empire) area have a main bearing puller for rent/loan. My 1997 LC4 is giving me signs of a failing bearing. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 80,735
Posted By DesignerRider
Anyone in the SoCal area have a bearing puller or...

Anyone in the SoCal area have a bearing puller or homemade one I can use/borrow? I have recently heard more noise coming from the clutch area and now fear that the bearing is dying. And of course I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 120,057
Posted By DesignerRider
Welcome to the 620 party. I think this thread has...

Welcome to the 620 party. I think this thread has died down quite a bit, but the LC4 index (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86958) is always invaluable. Looks like you got an early...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,662,555
Posted By DesignerRider
I'm running the same as you. Main 130, Pilot...

I'm running the same as you. Main 130, Pilot 42.5. I recently switched to the 42.5 with great results. There is still hesitation when I give it throttle though. How many screws out is your pilot...
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