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Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By zimi
Hi guys and girls, I have until tomorrow night to...

Hi guys and girls, I have until tomorrow night to get a least 5 more vote for my video, to be second in the contest, please help me!!!!

THANKS!!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By zimi
Thanks to those who supported me. I have 119...

Thanks to those who supported me. I have 119 votes now, still need some to beat the 224 from the first guy!

Please help me!
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By zimi
My video: From Switzerland to Mongolia and back

Dear Adventures!! I don't know where to put this on the forum so I chose to put it in this section.

I made a video from my trip to Mongolia from 2011 for a contest from Rev'it.

The contest is...
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 145,067
Posted By zimi
GezwindeSpoed...

GezwindeSpoed (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=116609), about the Fuel boiling, did you mount some heat protection under the tank?

Something like this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
dear all, wanted to close this subject, I...

dear all, wanted to close this subject, I recently found out what the problem was....

The starter gear, (the one just after the starter) had 2 teeth brocken. One of them, finished in the pick up,...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 145,067
Posted By zimi
Hi GezwindeSpoed, I just bought a 2010 FE 450,...

Hi GezwindeSpoed,
I just bought a 2010 FE 450, and what to make a light rally bike with it.

Did you fil yours with the 70 degree tank + the 10L back tank? I think these 70 degree tanks are not...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By zimi
Hi, ok that's good news! Maybe I am a little...

Hi,
ok that's good news! Maybe I am a little bit overprecautious sometimes, but as I don't have much time, I prefered to ask already in advance so that I can anticipate if I need to do something....
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By zimi
nobody?:cry:cry

nobody?:cry:cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By zimi
help: installing a fuel pump on a ktm 450 exc

Hello everyone. I am actively working on preparing a 2006 KTM exc 450 for the Tuareg Rally in Tunisia, in early March 2014.

I bought a méca système rally kit, dismounted. It has 4 tanks, fairing,...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,088
Posted By zimi
I recently bought a Nagivator as well, it was a...

I recently bought a Nagivator as well, it was a real bargain, 1200$ with 45'000km, in very good condition. I only could rod it a few hundreds kilomters, because it's already winter in Switzerland,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By zimi
KTM 690 Quest kit from Switzerland

Hi, I thought that might interest some of you. A KTM supplier in Switzerland made this kit, and after extensive testing, is now producing a small serie. It seems a very interesting option for those...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
bmwktmbill, no absolutely no oil in the airbox! ...

bmwktmbill, no absolutely no oil in the airbox!

still didn't have time to check all the other points. will keep updated
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Thanks for your all your advices gunnerblock. I...

Thanks for your all your advices gunnerblock. I will check metodicaly every step one after another.

for my memory I think i measured something like 72 psi. But anyway, will try again to look at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Hi Gunnerblock, my engine has only 25'000km. I...

Hi Gunnerblock, my engine has only 25'000km. I tried to test to compressing with a mechanic friend, but we were reading quite low values, and he thought it's because when you run the started you have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
So this evening I removed the fairing and tank,...

So this evening I removed the fairing and tank, put a fuel tube directly on the carburator and supplied fuel with a fuel.

1) I could see that the fuel pumo works, because it skirted the rest of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Hi there, so I am back from china and just had a...

Hi there, so I am back from china and just had a little time to do the following things. Try to start it with the kick starter... Didn't succeed. Then I took the pictures of these wires under the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Hi guys, thank you very much for your answers....

Hi guys, thank you very much for your answers. These 3 points are new to me. I have been focussing so much on my carb, dismounting 3 times and cleaning everything before ending by buyin a second hand...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Hi everyone, still haven't solved my problem....

Hi everyone, still haven't solved my problem. Most of the time the bike don't start at all.
I bought a second had carb, cdi, coil and rectifier and replaced the items one by one, no differences...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,714
Posted By zimi
you find everything on ebay, no problems!

you find everything on ebay, no problems!
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-21-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By zimi
Hi Tiggly, I have to change my plans. I will...

Hi Tiggly,
I have to change my plans. I will only be able to start beginning of August in UB. But still think that I will meet you. What route will you take from Magadan, old summer road, Yatusk,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,182
Posted By zimi
Interesting post, I had a very similar experience...

Interesting post, I had a very similar experience wit a 2004 adv 640. Last day of Tuareg Rally the bike had more and more problems to start. On the last day,didn't start at all.

At home,...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,691
Posted By zimi
I did the Tuareg Rally this year with a 640...

I did the Tuareg Rally this year with a 640 Adventure. The bike was good, but much to heavy for the dunes for me. Maybe for an advanced rider it's ok this weight, but I was beginner in the sand, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,611
Posted By zimi
problem solved! The put by mistake a spare O-Rign...

problem solved! The put by mistake a spare O-Rign in the kit!:D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,611
Posted By zimi
I just ordered one complet kit, and i have a...

I just ordered one complet kit, and i have a question. The original magura was mounted with a paper seal.

The Sigutech came with a paper seal + an O-Ring. The flange is approx 4mm longer on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
The Tuareg Rally is over, the bike survived the 7...

The Tuareg Rally is over, the bike survived the 7 days. Just minor problems. I realized that it was too heavy for this kind of rally. When you drop it and have to pick it up 10-20 times a day in sand...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By zimi
Mongolia to Magadan july-august 2013

Hi guys,

I am planning a 4 weeks trip from Ulan Bator to Magadan starting mid July 2013. Is anyone in the same area at the same time?

My plan is to ride the old summer road (rob) and maybe part...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5,673
Views: 784,216
Posted By zimi
Hi Lukas M, I saw your bike at the rally!! ...

Hi Lukas M, I saw your bike at the rally!!

thanks for the advice!

see you next year maybe
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5,673
Views: 784,216
Posted By zimi
Hi guys, just finished the Tuareg Rally with my...

Hi guys, just finished the Tuareg Rally with my 640 Adventure. Most other riders have much lighter bikes, ktm 450, 530, suzuki dr z 400, Husqvarna and I saw quite a lot of Husaberg 70°.

Now I am...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,240
Posted By zimi
Thanks Meatpopsicle, no I didn't checked the...

Thanks Meatpopsicle,

no I didn't checked the Husaberg one...

But yesterday I finally found to time and the ...courage to dismount again and reopen my fork, and I found out what was the problem....
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,240
Posted By zimi
Hi aussie Steve, sorry but I couldn't find it....

Hi aussie Steve,
sorry but I couldn't find it. I found all the posts about oh to service the fork but not something explaining what to do in my case.

I checked this one:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,240
Posted By zimi
Hi guys me again... still doing some works...

Hi guys me again...

still doing some works on my bike. After the changing of oil and rebound needle, I wanted to put again the factory setting on the fork. I realized that I can turn endlessly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
Sorry I think it's a spelling mistake, I wanted...

Sorry I think it's a spelling mistake, I wanted to say the green led on the dashboard.

The kickstandswitch is disconnected.

Bmwktmbill, I tried to disconnect the green cable coming on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
to bmwktmbill, I think I was under 1400 rpm. Now...

to bmwktmbill, I think I was under 1400 rpm. Now I understand that maybe the auto decompression will activate if the rpm of the engine is too low. My main jet needle is in 3rd groove from the top....
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
Hi guys, I remounted the carburator after...

Hi guys, I remounted the carburator after cleaning and changing some seals + 152.5 main jet and 47.5 idle jet.

When I start the bike with the choke, it runs fine, but If I close the choke before...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 291,425
Posted By zimi
yes I have the washer. no problem on this side,...

yes I have the washer. no problem on this side, thanks!
I couldn't get the O-ring yet, everthing is closed for the christmas holidays..
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 291,425
Posted By zimi
Thanks Derek for your very fast answer!!! No...

Thanks Derek for your very fast answer!!!

No the O-ring is not in the carb anymore
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 291,425
Posted By zimi
Hi there, this thread was very interesting...

Hi there,

this thread was very interesting for me to dismount a clean my carb.
But I lost on O-Ring and another one need to be change. My KTM garage told me they can't order me these. can anybody...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
no I don't, but I will probably not need it, I am...

no I don't, but I will probably not need it, I am not a rally pilot, just an amateur
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,761
Posted By zimi
Hi bmwktmbill, thanks for the advices, so fare i...

Hi bmwktmbill, thanks for the advices, so fare i did:

change the bearings and seals of both wheels
change oil of the fork and change one needle
change the sproket seal
grease the head bearings...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 102,550
Posted By zimi
Hi, anybody has a Qd exhaust ? It's from italy. I...

Hi, anybody has a Qd exhaust ? It's from italy. I got mine with the bike. Wanted to have some information avec the settings of the carb for this one.
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