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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Chuckracer
Yeah. People have been saying that about new...

Yeah. People have been saying that about new bikes since...there were new bikes. "It just cannot possibly get any better than this right here - no way, no how!" :huh
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By Chuckracer
Eff that. Find a dealer with a new bike and no...

Eff that. Find a dealer with a new bike and no stories, no warranty games. Jesus dealers suck ass.
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Chuckracer
You plannin on dyin young? :confused

You plannin on dyin young? :confused
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Chuckracer
I never knew there were rules.

I never knew there were rules.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Chuckracer
Possibly. It could also be not enough weight on...

Possibly. It could also be not enough weight on the front end. You can test the differences just playing with preload. 5mm is nothing. I've never felt any difference on these bikes. On an R6 or...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Chuckracer
Interesting...I've never seen that.

Interesting...I've never seen that.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Chuckracer
My old 950 had 19/17 wheels on it which I thought...

My old 950 had 19/17 wheels on it which I thought were cool at the time, but now I know they neutered the bike off road. I've also ridden both bikes to Deals Gap and for as hard as I was willing to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Chuckracer
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 382,021
Posted By Chuckracer
In the last couple of races, Rossi has proven he...

In the last couple of races, Rossi has proven he can go to the front no matter where he's gridded. I think he's mentally tougher than Lorenzo and can beat him.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By Chuckracer
I'm ok with sand in wide open spaces where you...

I'm ok with sand in wide open spaces where you can do all those things, but what about sandy trails through the woods? Where I live that's about all you encounter. You can't keep your speed up and...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chuckracer
Seems like I read that if you're out past two...

Seems like I read that if you're out past two turns or some-such, you're past the range of adjustment and need to look elsewhere to straighten things out.

May I suggest pulling the carbs and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 143,445
Posted By Chuckracer
Wait till you have to adjust the valves in that...

Wait till you have to adjust the valves in that cup... :huh

Happy Birthday Tom!! :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Chuckracer
These bikes will drive you batshit crazy if you...

These bikes will drive you batshit crazy if you allow them to. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Chuckracer
:freaky So have I, mate!

:freaky So have I, mate!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Chuckracer
There is a certain amount of trust involved when...

There is a certain amount of trust involved when doing this. I would contact his bank and pay the loan balance to them directly, they will send him the lien release...but that still could mean he...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Chuckracer
Wow! I've heard of that happening.

Wow! I've heard of that happening.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Chuckracer
After you get the threads started in the lower...

After you get the threads started in the lower tube, with the fork collapsed pull the damper rod all the way up and apply a side pressure. This will keep the tube from turning.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Chuckracer
Yer funny. You "love" your 950, but you want a...

Yer funny. You "love" your 950, but you want a new bike and want to justify the 6000 cash outlay.

If you want a new bike, go get a new bike. I have no doubt the 1190 is a better streetbike in...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By Chuckracer
Have you bled the clutch yet?

Have you bled the clutch yet?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Chuckracer
No, that's not your imagination. If you overfill,...

No, that's not your imagination. If you overfill, it will blow the excess out the breather onto your paper air filter and down the throat of the front carb, causing it's own sub-set of problems.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chuckracer
This is where the SW7 Air Filter kit makes life...

This is where the SW7 Air Filter kit makes life so much easier.

Otherwise, if the bike wasn't doing this before and now it is...you've done something wrong. Retrace your steps.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,913
Posted By Chuckracer
I dis-agree with this statement and use my own...

I dis-agree with this statement and use my own experience as an example. "Formal Training" can never make the promise of "safer riding". That's an assumption.

"Rider Training" can take on many...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Chuckracer
Yes...stop being anal about exactly where the oil...

Yes...stop being anal about exactly where the oil is on the dipstick. It will vary depending on whether the engine is hot and you just shut it off or stone cold. I think the owners manual details the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,913
Posted By Chuckracer
Oh, you're right - 100%. In my racing days, both...

Oh, you're right - 100%. In my racing days, both mx and road, I was lucky to have riders much better than I watching, befriending, offering advice, training with on mountain bikes or whatever, always...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,776
Posted By Chuckracer
Naw, I'm pretty happy with the front end. Your...

Naw, I'm pretty happy with the front end. Your mid-valve stack works like a boss! You mentioned it possibly being harsh - it's not harsh at all.

There are compression and rebound improvements to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By Chuckracer
Woo Hoo!! Gettin after it!!! Have fun! :D

Woo Hoo!! Gettin after it!!!

Have fun! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Chuckracer
OK, sorry, wrong diaphragm. It's early. :D ...

OK, sorry, wrong diaphragm. It's early. :D

That cut off valve is there to allow some bleed through the carbs when the throttle is closed precisely to stop the popping. If yours was pinched it's no...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Chuckracer
The diaphragm isn't available separately from the...

The diaphragm isn't available separately from the slide. I had a cracked one on my '04 and replaced them both. Throttle response was much improved.

The popping could still be jetting. Raise the...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,198
Posted By Chuckracer
No, Stoner did very well on "A" Duc. Not "The"...

No, Stoner did very well on "A" Duc. Not "The" Duc and certainly not "This" Duc or on "These" tires.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chuckracer
Did you have to quote the whole post? Couldn't...

Did you have to quote the whole post? Couldn't you have just clicked on "Reply" instead? Just makes for a lot of unnecessary scrolling.

I know...I'm a complete tool for speaking up and saying...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chuckracer
I'm sorry Frog, I really don't mean to be a dick,...

I'm sorry Frog, I really don't mean to be a dick, but did you have to quote that?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,377
Posted By Chuckracer
Welcome the the jetting matrix. I would suggest...

Welcome the the jetting matrix. I would suggest starting with float heights and going forth from there.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Chuckracer
Either bike will suit just fine. It's not about...

Either bike will suit just fine. It's not about the bike. The KTM will be just as stuck in that swamp.

The KTM is more fun though!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,913
Posted By Chuckracer
I was hesitant to post this because the OP is a...

I was hesitant to post this because the OP is a friend of mine.

My Father was my first riding instructor back in the late seventies. 5 years of motocross racing as a kid taught me the basics of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 399,481
Posted By Chuckracer
Not that I'm aware of, but feel free to contact...

Not that I'm aware of, but feel free to contact me here or Chuckracer AT gmail DOT com and I can either answer your questions, or bs my way through, whichever it takes. Should you find yourself in...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chuckracer
Very Cool! Yeah, a good idea to do it while you...

Very Cool! Yeah, a good idea to do it while you can still get new bodywork, etc from KTM.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By Chuckracer
Did you bleed the clutch master?

Did you bleed the clutch master?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By Chuckracer
LOL! "Everyone needs a Log!" :lol3

LOL! "Everyone needs a Log!" :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By Chuckracer
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101532...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1015328&highlight=Bars

Same bars I have on mine...great bars. Taller, less sweep...like! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,391
Posted By Chuckracer
Yes, geometry will definitely be an issue. Bike...

Yes, geometry will definitely be an issue. Bike no turn, plus wheel into radiator. You will need the SMC triples as well or your gonna have shit-loads of trail. Even then the geometry may be an...
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