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Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By mototroy
Dan950ser, Did you gain rear wheel travel...

Dan950ser,

Did you gain rear wheel travel with the new rear setup?

Thanks/Troy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 36,937
Posted By mototroy
It's my home away from home

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx143/troybartle/DSCN0654_zps237765c3.jpg

Can you guess which bike is mine? :lol3

Fast dirt forets roads to and from this place makes for a great stress...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By mototroy
Thumb UPDATE:Blew my SE's shock reservoir completely OFF

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx143/troybartle/ShockReswelded_zps027bbc68.jpg
Thought I'd close this one out for anyone interested.

Now with reservoir welded to the head, I will not have...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By mototroy
"That's a very difficult weld to pull off... ...

"That's a very difficult weld to pull off...

DRJoe made a pretty good suggestion. Or you can find an SE shock fairly cheap in the coming weeks as we are getting ready to release our Öhlins 277...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By mototroy
Thumb SE Shock Reservoir Fix I hope

Spenc, I talked to Joel :earand got some good insight and probably my next suspension tuner for my EXC.

But thanks to all for your help. I was able to run with the input from you guys and develop...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By mototroy
Blew my SE's shock reservoir completely OFF

Here's one for you all:becca!! I had riden about 5 miles around the neiborhood when !BLAM!! :eek1 the rear shock reservoir/recovery can blew off. White smoke billowing up and oil everywhere on me and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
UPDATE and FIXED: Hard starting Super or Super hard to start

After all the time spent inside the carbs and valves, and etc, I hate to admit it, but I now am convinced the problem the entire time was the battery. I don't want to down play this, I was stupid for...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Hey Glenn, Sorry I'm so slow to respond but work...

Hey Glenn, Sorry I'm so slow to respond but work has been tough with much out of town. I did try the fuel tap trick but it made no difference. My bike kind-of acts more like it is not getting the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Starting

Thanks Reno,
At this point, I'm leaning toward something simple. Just got to stumple over it!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Valves are about mid spec. It was either mid or...

Valves are about mid spec. It was either mid or out on the loose side.

I checked coils and they show good. Haven't viewed the actual spark. I've felt if the coils show spec resistance, there're...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Javier your back! I did look at them under light...

Javier your back! I did look at them under light and magnified, they look good and not hard.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Bluhduh Hard starting Super or Super hard to start: Update

Sorry for the delayed update but work sometimes pulls me away from my beloved garage for too long.

Well....yesterday I finished the valve adjustment to bring them into spec. I am very...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
FYI. Since I replaced the fuel pump and I'm...

FYI. Since I replaced the fuel pump and I'm waiting for valve shims, I got curious as to the condition of the pump contacts. They be looking pretty bad. That's just over 14K miles. Good thing I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
All smog/emiss removed on day one back in '07...

All smog/emiss removed on day one back in '07 when rolled out of showroom.

8% is on edge of green meaning good....I hope.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Veryified choke in working order 3 times. ...

Veryified choke in working order 3 times.

cable routing, cable ends in grooves, cable junction (1 into 2), free play, lubed -- all good.

Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
I run a new Shorai 18 amp hour and know about...

I run a new Shorai 18 amp hour and know about letting it warm a bit before attempting much cranking. I basically do just as you describe. It cranks good and long once the battery is warmed up. But I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Bluhduh Still Hard starting Super :UPDATE

Sorry for the slow return with info. Kid's, holidays, Inlaws, you know the drill.

Update:

Fuel pump replaced with new one.

Tried three cold morning starts will no real change. Still have...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Nomad: A leakdown test was suggested by shop as...

Nomad: A leakdown test was suggested by shop as well. I'm at 14k miles and that does not seem like a lot a of miles for carbon build up but at this point I'm open to anything.

Today I checked...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Wow, this is good stuff. Thanks all. ...

Wow, this is good stuff. Thanks all.

TcRulz, I will look at manifold leaks again. FYI, battery is new Shorai and she cranks great.

KTM950SE, I will look even closer at diaphrams but they...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Hard Starting Super

Thanks Reno, I really appreciate the feedback.

I have had EVERYTHING apart twice, cleaning all passes and jets, valves, seats (was careful with rubber tipped needle valves) with carb cleaner and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,844
Posted By mototroy
Hard starting Super or Super hard to start

Hey guys, I'm looking for some suggestions on where to look next. But before I start my story, and just so you all know, I have searched here and read many threads on this subject.

Ok, my 07...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,635,477
Posted By mototroy
What a day

What a day
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,635,477
Posted By mototroy
Having some real fun

Having some real fun
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By mototroy
Radiator cap. Replace (, or examine for crude and...

Radiator cap. Replace (, or examine for crude and clean if possible). A faulty cap can lead to odd cooling system issues. Just a thought.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By mototroy
My SE did this about a month ago. I had been out...

My SE did this about a month ago. I had been out all day riding mostly off road and on my return home on hwy I came to a light. Right when I came to a crawl, it started running rough, on one...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,749,962
Posted By mototroy
A few pics from a great ride back in March. Days...

A few pics from a great ride back in March. Days of high speed two track with lots of extreme elevation changes and fun technical sections to keep you on your toes.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By mototroy
My 950SE did the exact same thing except with one...

My 950SE did the exact same thing except with one more symptom. It would ocassionally let some coolant back into the reservoir. I could sometimes hear it, sometimes not, hear the bubbling. Anyway, it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,697
Posted By mototroy
Backcountry of N. Nevada. ...

Backcountry of N. Nevada.

http://mototroy.smugmug.com/photos/639984067_6JBZc-M.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,627
Posted By mototroy
The first 8 galloner I received had some issues: ...

The first 8 galloner I received had some issues:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=486879

With the first returned a replacement soon arrived. It didn't have the leak issue as the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By mototroy
It's in the good book

Directions to calibration the speedo/computer for front wheel size are located in the owners manual. It's easy. :1drink
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By mototroy
Question It Leaks!! D'oh!!

I finally received my new black big tank for my SE after a long wait. While cleaning it out with some gas, I found it had a bad leak. The leak is at the front top mounting hole area. Might be that it...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,225
Posted By mototroy
It doesn't matter

I have a mere 2000 miles on my '07 SE (papered as an '08??? on DMV) and I am convinced, it doesn't matter the price, you need one of these. Once not long ago, it was written by an ADVR inmate (I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,572
Posted By mototroy
It depends

It depends where you ride. I ride an '04 525. My nephew an '09 450. That 450 rips. But it does not like the tight twisty steep trails that my 525 glides through. It's hard work for the 450 at slower...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,219
Posted By mototroy
Thumb Ba-Zillion miles

I rode (still ride) my '95 620 EXC Super Comp for 10 years. Raced it for 5, dual sported it for the next 5. It has a Ba-Zillion miles. Still strong, does not use oil, but it does need a rebuild....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By mototroy
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By mototroy
CJ has designed and machined these. Web page says...

CJ has designed and machined these. Web page says he currently out, but new batch should be coming.
http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/Forklightmounts.html
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 40,929
Posted By mototroy
Great report! I'm planning a TAT for next summer...

Great report! I'm planning a TAT for next summer so I'm taking notes. Except the ink is smearing from all my drooling over your ride. My dad and I shared many adventures many years back. He had to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By mototroy
Great info guys, THANKS!! I'm looking into...

Great info guys, THANKS!!

I'm looking into the options.

Funny thing...that Sticker City place is just down the road. Wouldn't ya know it.

:thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By mototroy
Okay. Just wanted to hear it from someone else...

Okay. Just wanted to hear it from someone else who had done it.

Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By mototroy
Headlight Guard for 950 SE?

A few weekends back GumbyDave posted a ride we took up in the Big Bear area. From that ride I learn to look out when Dave is leading. He likes to grab a handfull once in awhile. If your not ready you...
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