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Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 107,662
Posted By todd83-900t
Sorry for the confusion but the threads of the...

Sorry for the confusion but the threads of the fasteners are free of corrosion. It's the smooth part of the bolt's that are rusting. For example, the body of the swing arm bolt or the dog bone...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 107,662
Posted By todd83-900t
Marine anti-seize or grease?

Dirty,

What do you put on your suspension linkage bolts and main swing arm bolt to prevent corrosion. I've tried BelRay water proof grease, grease mixed with molypaste and bacon grease. Over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By todd83-900t
Tour of Idaho T1 route still open?

Greetings,

With the following road closures due to fires:
- Magruder Rd.
- Highway 12, between Lolo and Lolo pass.

Is there a way to get from Salmon -> Elk City/Lowell that does not involve...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,869
Posted By todd83-900t
More details please.

More details on your T1 ride pretty please. Were there any sections that were exceptionally difficult? What sections would you considered "Must See" Were the waypoints in the right places? Any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,114,843
Posted By todd83-900t
Is 13 T counter sprocket hard on drive train?

I just switched the gearing on my '05 450 EXC from 14:50 -> 13:50 and love how it behaves in those snotty little single track situations.

Question: Is running a 13 tooth counter sprocket hard...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,570
Posted By todd83-900t
Great question! For me I'll be looking...

Great question!

For me I'll be looking really hard at the 450X as my next dual sport bike. I own a 05 450 EXC and at 220 hrs 5,500 miles I've replaced: the water pump seals twice, cam shaft,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 48,661
Posted By todd83-900t
Hey Ned, I wondering if KTM has addressed...

Hey Ned,

I wondering if KTM has addressed some of the obvious deficiencies that plagued the RFS bikes. For example, unsealed Molex electrical connectors, butter soft wheel spacers, frequent...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By todd83-900t
I asked this same question on KTMTalk a while...

I asked this same question on KTMTalk a while back. The majority of the replies thought is was the accountants revenge.

"I'm on my second KTM ('95 LC4 & '05 EXC) and on both bikes I'm surprised...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 107,662
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 107,662
Posted By todd83-900t
Oh Mighty Stinky, I'm looking for some magic...

Oh Mighty Stinky,

I'm looking for some magic Loctite potion that will be applied externally and seep into the gasket between the two engine cases and seal up an oil leak that is dribbling from...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By todd83-900t
5 cautionary votes in favor of gambling and 0...

5 cautionary votes in favor of gambling and 0 votes opposed....hhhmmm.

JB Weld Experts:

The patch would cover a region where the two engine cases meet, behind the oil filters. There won't be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By todd83-900t
GO or NOGO: 450EXC + JBWeld + TAT??

I'm two weeks away from leaving on my TAT (CO->OR) trip and my 450EXC motor is leaking oil between the oil filters at the case gasket. How I landed in this bucket of crap is a separate story...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 32,615
Posted By todd83-900t
+3

+3
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 32,615
Posted By todd83-900t
Chippity chop chop chop on this RR, please.

Chippity chop chop chop on this RR, please.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By todd83-900t
Granite Gear dog packs

For day trips I use the medium size doggie packs by granite gear:

/http://www.sierratradingpost.com/granite-gear-ruff-rider-dog-pack-large~p~3647u/...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 32,615
Posted By todd83-900t
Please continue!!!!

Please continue!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By todd83-900t
The tall Enduro Engineering seat barely fits an...

The tall Enduro Engineering seat barely fits an '05 450 exc with a safari 15 L tank. The threaded hole is roughly 10mm off of where it should be. When the seat is bolted down it's loosely attached at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,085
Posted By todd83-900t
You already know this but I think a cooling...

You already know this but I think a cooling system pressurization test and oil analysis are in order.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 71,961
Posted By todd83-900t
Why I love GP RR's

GP, you should write a book. Neither Edward Abby or Neil Peart could come up with these:

"Cyphering with the 276C, I plot a path around people."

"The pressure drop was in effect. If you look...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,872
Posted By todd83-900t
I purchased the Hornet for an upcoming ALCAN...

I purchased the Hornet for an upcoming ALCAN highway ride on a DL 650. In the past I've used my dirt bike helmet and goggles on shorter highway trips and found it too noisy and painful in the rain. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,872
Posted By todd83-900t
I should have purchased a street helmet

Here's another data point on the uselessness of the peak. I rode into the sun yesterday evening and no matter how I tilted my neck I couldn't get relief from the sun. I primarily ride dirt bikes so...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,801
Posted By todd83-900t
From my KTMTalk post in 2005 On my 1995...

From my KTMTalk post in 2005

On my 1995 LC4-400 RXC, here are the resistance measurements on a cold engine from the SEM K11 stator

Red-Green 1.715 K Ohms
Red-Black 1.683 K Ohms
Green-Black...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 768
Posted By todd83-900t
DRZ400S: manual petcock + layover = flooded

I recently installed a larger safari tank on my green DRZ400S with a manual petcock and when the bike is layed on it's side it floods and is really snotty to start. If I lay my friends stock blue...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
Posted By todd83-900t
I love mine!!! 22K miles.

I love mine!!!

22K miles.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,813
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks! That little kibble of information is...

Thanks!

That little kibble of information is not in the engine manual!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,813
Posted By todd83-900t
What's the proper technique for measuring the...

What's the proper technique for measuring the axial play in the rocker arms? When I insert a feeler gauge between the thrust shim and the rocker arm the main shaft moves slightly, screwing up my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 67,925
Posted By todd83-900t
The seal popped when I gently turned the engine...

The seal popped when I gently turned the engine over. Thanks for the tip!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 67,925
Posted By todd83-900t
Cam cover won't come off.

I used Honda HT on the cam cover 10ish K miles ago and now it's time to replace the intake/exhaust following bearings & water pump seal. I've tried tap, tap, TAP, WACK around the cover with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,573
Posted By todd83-900t
Thanks for the update and putting together the...

Thanks for the update and putting together the website! This ride is high on my list.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 64,907
Posted By todd83-900t
I'll still claim that you can increase the...

I'll still claim that you can increase the surface area between the antifreeze and heat exchanger by 1.5 you won't see an increase in the heat rejected at low speeds. The amount of heat rejected is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 64,907
Posted By todd83-900t
fan

The temperature light on my '95 RXC 400 came on several times last year so I added a fan kit for an RFS. I had to put a different electrical connector so it would connect to the wiring harness. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By todd83-900t
Oil Analysis

I'd highly recommend that before you start tearing into your motor you send an oil sample to blackstone Labs. They can tell you if the motor is eating bearings. I can also send you my reports to...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,466
Posted By todd83-900t
Available space?

How much will one hold, 5L, 10L or X?

Is it water proof?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By todd83-900t
I don't know what the lash is for the '96. If...

I don't know what the lash is for the '96. If you pull your gas tank there should be a sticker on the backbone that shows the specs. You can also look on the last page of the the Engine Parts...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By todd83-900t
The valve lash for that motor is 0.1mm for both...

The valve lash for that motor is 0.1mm for both the intake and exhaust. The lash for later model LC4s is much bigger.

My rocker arms have some lateral play in them.

How many miles are on this?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By todd83-900t
Route recommendations : Peach Springs -> Mesquite offroad??

Greetings,

I'm looking for an offroad route that will take me from Peach Springs AZ to Mesquite NV. I'd like to minimize the time on the pavement. If one existed I'd like to take a ferry across...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By todd83-900t
JD jetting

I highly recommend using a kit from JD jetting. I've installed them on 3 dirt bikes (FCR and 2 Mikuni) and been pleased. James will answer your questions. I usually set my bikes up to run at the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By todd83-900t
RXC: WP 4054 fork parts?

Greetings,

I have a small amount of oil weeping down each leg of my WP 4054 forks and I suspect that it's time for seals and bushings. KTM is no longer supporting these forks so finding parts is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By todd83-900t
Take a peak at: ...

Take a peak at:


http://ktmtalk.com/index.php?showtopic=184652&hl=dellorto


There's a table that might help.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,100
Posted By todd83-900t
What about a DRZ?

<Potentially stupid question>

Do the elders recommend drilling the slide on a smaller BST 36? If so should the hole diameter be 3mm or something smaller?

Patient:
2003 DRZ400S
JD Jetting kit...
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