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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8,724
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,197,574
Posted By goatherder
2001 KTM 640 Enduro for sale

Yep, the recession has me by the ass so the toys gotta go. 2001 640 Enduro with about 4500 miles. I caught the speedo cable on some brush and broke it at 3xxx miles, and never replaced it because...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,121
Views: 1,098,969
Posted By goatherder
NO MORE CLUTCH SQUAWK !!! (woo hoo)

Maybe I'm the last guy to figure this out..but anyway -

I finally got rid of the squawking, grabby clutch on my LC4e. Basically I pulled the clutch cover and removed the pressure plate, then...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By goatherder
For Sale 2001 KTM 640 Enduro - 4000 miles

Heres the link to the link. Goddamn I hate to have to sell this thing.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13445694#post13445694
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
Yup - uncorked it

I seem to do this with just about everything. Drilled out the muffler, perforated the airbox side cover, jetted up the carb. Runs pretty good now.

FYI - Harley specifys H-D brand oil for their...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-26-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By goatherder
Railmakers NW in Everett

They build handrails, towers, etc out of marine grade stainless for boats. They are in Everett somewhere by Hewit and I-5.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
Oooooo...she's pretty sexy!

Is she your sister? Can I buy her?
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
OK, dammit. You might be right...I'll pull the...

OK, dammit. You might be right...I'll pull the clutch apart and inspect the plates.



The Motorex was thin and runny and darkened but not black and nasty (like my sister). And I don't bet...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
Yadda Yadda Yadda

Of course somebody always has to beat the drum.

Yes, I've read all the "don't use car oil in the bike" stuff thats been all over the web since bikers learned to type. I'm very familiar with all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
Not trying to start yet another oil thread...

Just relaying my experiences. I'm thinking the Mobil1 is doing alot more lubricating than that motorex crap. And it's 65% cheaper. And that appeals to me since I'm a cheap bastard.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,077
Posted By goatherder
LC4 Clutch Function Greatly Improved w/Mobil1 15W-50 vs Motorex

I dumped the Motorex oil out of my bike last night and replaced it with 15W50 Mobil1. I got it at Wallmart - $22 for 5qts.

My bike now will idle in gear for the first time...ever. Before I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,485
Posted By goatherder
Ha!

Iv'e been riding since I's 8. Thats, um...32 years. My daughters started riding when they were 7 & 9. Then I got me some step sons...and they started riding when they were 10 and 11. The wife took...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,629
Posted By goatherder
Of course it does - I just expressed mine. ...

Of course it does - I just expressed mine.

:huh

Nope - I'm a limp-wristed boot licking pacivist. I'd just tell you to piss off.



I agree - you go to any event organized by Harley...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,629
Posted By goatherder
Alright - enough of the "I hate Harleys"...

Alright - enough of the "I hate Harleys" bullshit. Get over it people. Yes, there are alot of dipshits that ride them...but there are alot of dipshits just about everywhere anymore.

My 02 Road...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By goatherder
LC4 Clutch Making Yarping Noises (and Grabbing!) on Takeoff

It's fine when idling in neutral, and after takeoff... but then shifting is notchy and sometimes it will pop out of 2nd after the 1-2 shift. Which is bloody annoying. I have to shift into neutral...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By goatherder
Well Phuck Me...That link was for LC8's

Not for LC4s

I think I'm talking to myself again.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By goatherder
Ok, I found this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487304&highlight=grabbing+clutch
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By goatherder
Grabby LC4 clutch - will a different oil help?

Using Motorex synthetic now, and the damn clutch barely disengages. I think I have it properly adjusted and the clutch cable is brand spankin new.

I might switch to 15-50 Mobil 1 and see what...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,129
Posted By goatherder
New reply to an old thread

+1 on the 15-50 Mobil 1. $22 for a 5 quart jug at W-w-wALMART. You can even donate to Jerrys Kids on the way in the door.

I haven't put in in my LC4 yet...but I poured a whole jug into my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By goatherder
LC4e stator test ?

Hi - does anybody know what the resistance reading for the stator should be? Mine tested as having almost no resistance between the three terminals on the plug. Could this be correct?

FYI a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By goatherder
Where is the fusebox on my LC4E?

I realize this is a stupid n00b question. I realize that it's within about 4 feet of the carburator. I've tried to search the LC4 index and came up blank.

It's 230 in the morning and I'm about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,413
Posted By goatherder
No...but if you act NOW you get:

a 10% off Walmart coupon,
three rubber monkeys and a revolutionary new food/trash processor that slices, dices, thrashes and grinds anything you can throw in it.

BTW...Yes I agree - speed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By goatherder
Thanks

Yeah, thats what I thought. Mine reads 3128 ohms so I guess its shot.

Yes, a manual would be good. Where is a good place to get it? (other than the dealer) Is it available in book form and not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By goatherder
Aaargh! LC4 ignition problems.

Yeah, well...I thought I was being clever by fixing the starter clutch with the spring band from an oil seal. Then yesterday I'm riding the thing and it springs an oil leak....oh fuck it. I'm not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
Where can I find one of these?

Never mind. Found it.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By goatherder
Luggage rack/cases on LC4E

Shoulda put the bike type in the title on this post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=253464

Color me stupid.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
Yep...all wet

I haul my wife around all the time...she's 130lbs. She sits on the seat...which is on the subframe. Even though the rack/bags are further aft than her weight would be...theres no way I'll pile enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,413
Posted By goatherder
Speeding Ticket Defense - Read This

This is going to sound like a commercial but it's not - I'm just a satisfied customer. Here is Washington the Traffic Nazis are very overzealous...and they seem to be writing tickets for just about...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
No Shit? A ticket for a sideways license plate?

What will the bastards think of next. Anything to get revenue I guess.

I've got Prepaid Legal. $16/mo and they seem to get all my tickets dismissed. At least they have so far...but all I've got...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
Metal? I used Elmer's glue and sticks of wood!

No, it's 16ga 0.750 mild steel square tubing.

I might run a tube around the rear behind the license plate...or maybe run braces up to the subframe underneath. I dunno yet. I just bolted the bags...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
And the last one

WTF? why can't I upload more than one at a time? Oh well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
more

Number Three:
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
again

Another
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,056
Posted By goatherder
Homemade Luggage Rack w/ Hard Bags

I couldn't see spending hundreds of dollars for a luggage rack and to mount some boxes on the side of my bike. So I fired up the welder and made my own. It's a bit Barney Rubble and it's still in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By goatherder
Thanks again for all the help

Today I got ambitious and decided to address this starter problem. Found a shop about 40min away with a flywheel puller, so I removed the flywheel cover and the nut off the flywheel and locked the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 68,872
Posted By goatherder
Just fixed mine and heres the repair part#

SKF Seal # 19993. Cost me $8 and the spring fit perfect. Starter works like new now. Drove the bike to European Motorsports in Spanaway and gave them $10 to remove the flywheel for me. Nice guys at...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By goatherder
Master Baiter?

Shit...I haven't heard that one in a while. Yeah, I guess if the shoe fits...

Actually, we bait our hooks with a machine, and set gear at about 7-8kts. It works pretty slick and allows boat to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By goatherder
Route/ideas Needed Thru Southern Wa.

I am looking for routing ideas that would take me from Olympia into the cascades and out to the SE. Maybe down into Oregon. Off road as much as possible. (If I wanted to ride on asphalt I'd just ride...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By goatherder
Cool - thanks for the info on the jet

I found a parts guy at this dealer that actually knows something...so I'll get with him tomorrow and figure it all out.

THis site is awesome. There is a site called DieselStop.com that's all...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By goatherder
Hell no.

Been a trawler and longliner. Never been a crabber and never will be either. I know too many and don't think much of 'em.

And no I don't watch that TV show.

If I can find a seal that has a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By goatherder
Thanks man

I don't know why I didn't find this. I did do a search...maybe I just wasn't diligent enough.

Looks like just what I need.

Thanks again.
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