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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By bmwktmbill
I blew a couple of head gaskets and all the...

I blew a couple of head gaskets and all the coolant immediately exited the engine via the exhaust.
It's a pretty cool experience and very dramatic.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Opps again, I did a shit load of drugs back in...

Opps again, I did a shit load of drugs back in the day, quit, became a Registered nurse and started giving them. Been stone cold sober and straight for 25 years and still don't watch TV.
Now my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By bmwktmbill
If the head gasket is blown, why? Better...

If the head gasket is blown, why?

Better check the piston/rings if it is especially if the piston top shows signs of detonation, rings could be cracked. Drop the piston from TDC and examine the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Oops, when I was a kid there was no TV. Now and...

Oops, when I was a kid there was no TV. Now and then someone held the plug wire on the Briggs while the other kid pulled. Then we smoked all the cigs out of the ashtray in a 53 Plymouth and watched...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,278
Posted By bmwktmbill
Looks good. Labor of love. b

Looks good.

Labor of love.

b
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
TDC is acheived on the power and exhaust strokes....

TDC is acheived on the power and exhaust strokes. Four strokes, intake, compression , power and exhaust.

For the piston movement
Intake down, intake valve open, Compression up, both valves...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By bmwktmbill
What model? b

What model?
b
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,278
Posted By bmwktmbill
If the seal leaks a little no need to lube the...

If the seal leaks a little no need to lube the chain.

Wooden handled wire brushes have oak handles so when they wear out the get cut up for seals or....
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By bmwktmbill
58011081100 ...

58011081100

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254789

http://www.speedsupplies.com/parts/ktm-58011081100.htm


b
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,238
Posted By bmwktmbill
Perfect. It's gotta touch. bill

Perfect.
It's gotta touch.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,238
Posted By bmwktmbill
The KTM chain is not adjusted like a sport bike...

The KTM chain is not adjusted like a sport bike chain.

Check your owner's manual for proper technique.

Lifting the chain with your hand it should easily lay along the bottom of the swing arm.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By bmwktmbill
As has been said so many times, check the...

As has been said so many times, check the grounds.

b
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 51,650
Posted By bmwktmbill
Nice pipes. b

Nice pipes.

b
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,603
Posted By bmwktmbill
Here's the KTM North America contact telephone...

Here's the KTM North America contact telephone number.
I'd give them a call and do some asking.

http://www.ktm.com/us/contact.html

bill
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,832
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hi Thomas, Hope you found the lip seal in the...

Hi Thomas,
Hope you found the lip seal in the clutch case. Back in the day there wer some unexplained big end seizures when clutch work, etc. had been done so I always suspeted the reason was the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,832
Posted By bmwktmbill
Did you disassemble the oil pressure relief valve...

Did you disassemble the oil pressure relief valve and find the lip seal in the clutch case?

Out of curiosity I'd like to see what the top of the piston looks like?

Do you know the carb jetting?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,832
Posted By bmwktmbill
Thomas, That's impressive, must say you...

Thomas,

That's impressive, must say you don't mess around.

Lots of screwing.
Oops, unscrewing....

Nice job.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 94,020
Posted By bmwktmbill
Jeez guys, I always used my finger to apply a...

Jeez guys,
I always used my finger to apply a heavy smear to the entire sealing surface. Is a finger acceptable?

Probably being me I did both sides.

Leaking hasn't been a problem.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By bmwktmbill
I've had mine apart several times. Cleaned the...

I've had mine apart several times. Cleaned the bore with a Scotch brite pad.

For a new one you might try Sudco, they deal in Mikuni parts.

http://www.sudco.com/

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,472
Posted By bmwktmbill
FWIW Attach a piece of old fuel line to the...

FWIW

Attach a piece of old fuel line to the fuel inlet pipe.

Blow on the fuel line and raise the float.

When your breath will not pass, that is the float level.

Takes about one minute to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By bmwktmbill
Petcock is an incorrect term for the needle and...

Petcock is an incorrect term for the needle and seat in the carb. There is an O-ring above the brass seat sealing it to the carb body, if it leaks fuel will run out the overflow even if the needle...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By bmwktmbill
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1015514

Good luck,

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 94,020
Posted By bmwktmbill
Horse None of this makes any sense. b

Horse
None of this makes any sense.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 77,075
Posted By bmwktmbill
I know a guy that changes oil every 5000 km and...

I know a guy that changes oil every 5000 km and the filters every 10,000 km.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,940
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hey kaptin, cool and good luck this weekend. I'll...

Hey kaptin, cool and good luck this weekend. I'll try tightening, loosening and a big hammer on the Enduro. The Scott's stabilizer on my Adventure saved my life in Mongolia when I screwed up big time...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Not continuity, voltage. b

Not continuity, voltage.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,139
Posted By bmwktmbill
FWIW I copied out of the Yahoo briefcase directly...

FWIW I copied out of the Yahoo briefcase directly to my Chromebook.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Loop, Do you have power at the main fuse, test...

Loop,
Do you have power at the main fuse, test for power there.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,940
Posted By bmwktmbill
Kaptin, You are so right, I forgot the KTM...

Kaptin,
You are so right, I forgot the KTM system for setting slack in the bearings is so unusual(to me). We have a '98 640 enduro that also refuses to settle in on pavement(around 45=50 mph), it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,940
Posted By bmwktmbill
OK kaptin, KTM doesn't use a lock nut system,...

OK kaptin,
KTM doesn't use a lock nut system, so reset the torque 10 lbs lower.

If the bearings are too tight the fork will not track correctly IMHO.

You could also try increasing the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,139
Posted By bmwktmbill
Hazza, Did you contact Hijinks and get a...

Hazza,
Did you contact Hijinks and get a reply?

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By bmwktmbill
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=905652

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B87joC5TGMP6djJjSTl2b0NOamM&usp=sharing

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Spades, Like Moto says squeeze them. Do...

Spades,
Like Moto says squeeze them.

Do the main fuse back by the battery too.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By bmwktmbill
bump

bump
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,940
Posted By bmwktmbill
Try putting some slack in the steering head...

Try putting some slack in the steering head bearings as a cure for twitchyness.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By bmwktmbill
So when you open the new drain screw does fuel...

So when you open the new drain screw does fuel drain out?

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,730
Posted By bmwktmbill
Some guys like me put them on(reuse old bolts)...

Some guys like me put them on(reuse old bolts) with red Loctite so you might need a little heat first to break the bolt.

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,313
Posted By bmwktmbill
Brilliant job gents!!!! bill

Brilliant job gents!!!!

bill
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By bmwktmbill
Check the oil pumps, replace the seal on the end...

Check the oil pumps, replace the seal on the end of the crank.

b
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,145
Posted By bmwktmbill
Ya, I've seen the bars of death several times,...

Ya, I've seen the bars of death several times, you could stick a therometer in the radiator coolant to see what temp you are actually running.

Mine would get hot in the woods if I let the revs...
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