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Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 34,918
Posted By v303x
Learned the hard way on that one. I was building...

Learned the hard way on that one. I was building a test board with some 3.3V logic and used acid core on a pinch. The board ended in the trash, the cross talk and leakage to ground was un-fixable.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By v303x
Pilot jet. You can try to clean it with a...

Pilot jet.

You can try to clean it with a thin strand of wire and carb cleaner. I recommend you get a new one.

Cheers,

David
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 147,801
Posted By v303x
Dunno :dunno....I've had my HF (bought at the El...

Dunno :dunno....I've had my HF (bought at the El Cajon store while on travel paid with per diem cash) for over 20 years. Still works like a champ.

I got the safety wire from McMaster Carr about...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,767
Posted By v303x
In my opinion, today's chains and sprockets are...

In my opinion, today's chains and sprockets are pretty much low maintenance. Plus how else are you going to get 13" plus of travel while transferring power in such a simple arrangement?

Not sexy...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By v303x
:lol3 Edit: I had an '85 CR500

:lol3

Edit: I had an '85 CR500
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By v303x
Try: http://www.mikescyclektm.com/ in Baton...

Try:

http://www.mikescyclektm.com/ in Baton Rouge.

I've ordered gobs of parts from them by mail and they've always provided great help.

I don't know if they work on big KTMs but I'd give...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By v303x
Clogged pilot jet? Take the pilots off and use a...

Clogged pilot jet? Take the pilots off and use a strand of copper from a piece of cable to clean it. Spray them with carb cleaner and blow them dry with compressed air.

Better yet get new...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By v303x
Any left?

Boatman,

PM and email sent.

Thanks,

David
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By v303x
Spray paint (your choice of color) and then...

Spray paint (your choice of color) and then safety wire. Stays strong and easy to come off and you can re-use the grips.:thumb

Cheers,

David
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By v303x
Whoa!! That's expensive

There's an '08 530 for sale $5000 in the Flea Market

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=592973

Cheers,

David
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By v303x
Hello Chris, Your thread will get moved to...

Hello Chris,

Your thread will get moved to Thumpers soon. But I will chime in:

The 400/450/520/525/530 RFS motors are almost bullet proof. I have a '05 525 exc that is the best dirt bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By v303x
I had a similar problem with my '06 950S. Those...

I had a similar problem with my '06 950S. Those two pipes/tubes on the left side are the oil lines from the engine to the oil tank (and back). Both tubes will go from the engine, into hoses and then...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By v303x
if can't spring the $$'s for a new Renazco seat,...

if can't spring the $$'s for a new Renazco seat, James can hook you up with some of his leftover seat covers.

I got two orange ones delivered. I just had to contribute some cash to advrider.com!...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By v303x
Oil pressure sensor weeping to the right side?

Oil pressure sensor weeping to the right side?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,951
Posted By v303x
Cut it, I took about 4 inches (100mm) off the...

Cut it, I took about 4 inches (100mm) off the top.

Then I used some protective stripping use for auto doors to keep dings to a minimun where the cut was.

Not perfect, but better than the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By v303x
....and make sure you add the Scotts SS filter to...

....and make sure you add the Scotts SS filter to your shopping cart. One of the best US$80.00 I've spent.

Cheers,

David
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By v303x
This like complaining that the sheets are soiled...

This like complaining that the sheets are soiled after a night of wild sex.

No worries. Something you get use to. Saddle soap will help but nothing like riding them until loose.

Nice boots,...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,933
Posted By v303x
Info please - Dakar big Trucks tire changing system

Greetings,

Anybody have any information of what system the Dakar trucks (especifically GINAF) use to change tires? In stage 4 TV feed here in the US, one of the DINAF trucks got a flat and the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By v303x
We have a winner! I have a 950s and 525EXC....

We have a winner!

I have a 950s and 525EXC. I love them both for their intended purpose. The 525 is the best dirt bike I've ever owned and here in Florida the only hard terrain we have is wet...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By v303x
Mushy brake fix

I do this with my EXC's front brake and my 950 rear brake.

Using your beefiest undamaged knee, push the caliper inward until the piston is retracted. Then pump the brakes until it firms up...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By v303x
CP, Sorry for the late response. The dealer...

CP,

Sorry for the late response. The dealer had never seen it, just one of those things. The bike had only 1600 miles when it happenned. He did send all the parts back to KTMNA. It was like...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,243
Posted By v303x
Hmm! I think you are pretzeling yourself on this...

Hmm! I think you are pretzeling yourself on this one. The 0.7VDC drop is the base to emmitter diode junction voltage. All you are trying to do is have enough base current that the NPN is in...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,243
Posted By v303x
Actually the current is...

Actually the current is (12v-0.7v)/200.0=11.3v/200 ohms . The 0.7v is base to emitter drop. The idea is to drive the BJT into saturation so acts like a switch just like the nFET is doing.

I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,243
Posted By v303x
Bipolar Junction Transistor NPN

I would have used a npn power BJT instead of an nFET. Even with a compensating diode, there are potential large voltages that could/can cause electrostatic discharge damage to the transistor (nFET)...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By v303x
Familiar story.....

I had the same symptons, I threw a timing chain in front cylinder. Fixed under warranty and now it runs like a champ.

I went through the same debugging process: Fuel, spark, intake leak, carb,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,214
Posted By v303x
Are you still wound up about the Israel thread?...

Are you still wound up about the Israel thread? Just kidding....I have been following the thread and you are the only one making sense.

What PowerCell is saying is coming from being an...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,025
Posted By v303x
24 euros! That's about $150 US now! ...

24 euros! That's about $150 US now!

Cheers,

David
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By v303x
I'd start with stiffer fork springs and new...

I'd start with stiffer fork springs and new mud/sand tires. I live in a hot, humid sandbox. My 950s is a handful especially with the Scorps and the front is woefully undersprung. I want to do more...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By v303x
It's time to call Chip! They have everything in...

It's time to call Chip! They have everything in stock. I have even sent my dealer parts I got from munn in a week. Those parts were back ordered for months.

munnracing.com

I lost my...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18,703
Views: 7,470,737
Posted By v303x
Just finished high fender upgrade

I did the 'pick your own parts' high fender kit. I used a SE fender. Great bang for the buck farkle. Now I need some SM wheels.

http://nonoven.smugmug.com/photos/225297248-M.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By v303x
Thumb SW-Motech + Stock KTM '07 Guards

I got the SW-Motech guards and then added the KTM '07 guards. For less than $200 US, my tanks are very well protected.

Cheers,

David
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By v303x
If in Florida, then it's Mike's Cycle Center

When my '06 S blew up, I took it to Mike's. They gave me 5 star treatment...and I didn't even buy the bike from them!:evil

Can't say enough about these folks.

Cheers,

David
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,968
Posted By v303x
Sorry to hear about the bike! Your best bet...

Sorry to hear about the bike!

Your best bet to get parts is:

munnracing.com

However, they do not ship overseas. But you can order and ship to someone you know in the US and then ship to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,200
Posted By v303x
munnracing.com Chip's the man! ...

munnracing.com

Chip's the man!

Cheers,

David
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By v303x
Home Depot or scrap heap

Some 3/8" stainless tubing, squeeze the ends on vice, drill holes, paint and attach with correct hardware. Voila!

Cheers,

David
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-24-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10,459
Views: 809,837
Posted By v303x
Gents, I am out this weekend. My sis is...

Gents,

I am out this weekend. My sis is having a birthday. And Labor day is usually reserved for nautical (:freaky ) activities.

BTW, again I had a great time on last Sunday.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By v303x
I have had luck with tekbolt.com . You can get...

I have had luck with tekbolt.com . You can get their euro bolt kit and add other hardware as needed.

Also you can get the KTM bolt kit p/n 00029099000 (javascript:showPart3('1427'))

1+ on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By v303x
....or you really hate the propective passenger. ...

....or you really hate the propective passenger. Riding an EXC on the seat is like riding on 4x4 (100mm by 100mm for the metric folks) piece of lumber. Even on the slab it is close to torture. I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-19-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10,459
Views: 809,837
Posted By v303x
Many thanks Gents for a great day. Only damage...

Many thanks Gents for a great day. Only damage was a leaking front tube. I was able to make it back to the diner, no problem. When we got back, Scribe realized he locked his keys in the truck! :eek1....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-16-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,459
Views: 809,837
Posted By v303x
Thanks PK! I am in. Cheers, David

Thanks PK! I am in.

Cheers,

David
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