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Forum: Road warriors Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By fast4d
ktm only do recalls if they screwed up the...

ktm only do recalls if they screwed up the emissions decals.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 360,597
Posted By fast4d
the smr AND even the adv cans should fit, no? ...

the smr AND even the adv cans should fit, no?

the stock cans weight 20lbs, seems like more but I threw them on a scale.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By fast4d
V2 is one of the best handling bikes Ive owned. ...

V2 is one of the best handling bikes Ive owned. yeah the engine is down on power. even 600cc will give you a run in a drag race.


For as the v4. what are your opinions on how tall first gear is?
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By fast4d
I've been using WD40 and rags to clean for a long...

I've been using WD40 and rags to clean for a long time. I use chain wax to lube.

I've changed at least 6 to 8 chains. most 525 lasted me about 20-25k miles. 530 chains will last me 35k miles.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By fast4d
now, for an informal survey of sorts. I need to...

now, for an informal survey of sorts. I need to know...


what engine number are you on?

both mine and a friend's 2012 are on the second one.

mine lost a rod (or rod bolt failure) at 8k...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 81,363
Posted By fast4d
from the article...abs mandatory on all motos:clap

from the article...abs mandatory on all motos:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,303
Posted By fast4d
my guess: loud pass and blinding lights. ...

my guess: loud pass and blinding lights.





:deal
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By fast4d
my KTM has white LEDs as OEM. I purchase a...

my KTM has white LEDs as OEM.

I purchase a modulator for LEDs. it is from the UK but I think twisted throttle carries it.

results:

http://youtu.be/RawJIVGfZgs?list=UU0tpAqGjCz1E8el7rftjbbQ
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By fast4d
I've seen hyperlites on a BMW. at least they look...

I've seen hyperlites on a BMW. at least they look like hyperlites....

he mounted them on this passenger footpeg brackets. they certainly got my attention. I would get them if I didn't have 2 LED...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,503
Posted By fast4d
yes but can you find 'pure' gasoline other than...

yes but can you find 'pure' gasoline other than from a can?:D
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,303
Posted By fast4d
13 -13.5 perfectly fine for N/A but beware...

13 -13.5 perfectly fine for N/A

but beware if you use a tail pipe probe it wil rich .5 richer.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By fast4d
best inline 4 sportbike ever. others are...

best inline 4 sportbike ever. others are catching up though.

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/wn7gr2apf1mqts1/AACJTUwkzGw7cU2NPIuwByyYa
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,503
Posted By fast4d
OP said he is using 'pure' gas FI and metal...

OP said he is using 'pure' gas

FI and metal tank helps.

you need nothing.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By fast4d
which sensor are they using now a days? I...

which sensor are they using now a days?

I remember buying a wideband that was used by a honda special edition high MPG motor.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 81,363
Posted By fast4d
hydro clutches - they tend to fail with a little...

hydro clutches - they tend to fail with a little warning. I've had many bikes with them.

brembo ones on aprilias were ok. needs bleeding every couple months. replaced slave seal once. the...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,261
Posted By fast4d
WTF is an armored hoodie?

WTF is an armored hoodie?
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By fast4d
michelin PR2 tires they resist squaring off...

michelin PR2 tires

they resist squaring off the longest.


when they do handling is the least affected


long lasting too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By fast4d
sena had their new helmet mount camera there. ...

sena had their new helmet mount camera there. also had prototype BT comms with built in camera.

french air vest company was there. cant remember the name.
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,568
Posted By fast4d
I am curious. who has gone 120k plus on a...

I am curious. who has gone 120k plus on a cvttrans?
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,633
Posted By fast4d
are you suppose to use spin cycle? I wash my...

are you suppose to use spin cycle?

I wash my goretex stuff in cold water, in hand wash setting. after using the soak cycle. very light agitation and no spin.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,666
Posted By fast4d
saw it at the IMS today. they said it is a...

saw it at the IMS today. they said it is a cartridge fork. they had a cup bike with most of the upgrades.

I am puzzled by the front tire/wheel size. 110/70 tire. friend said he saw you tube...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 81,363
Posted By fast4d
sat in it today. seat not as tall as my ktm smt...

sat in it today. seat not as tall as my ktm smt but it is wide. I am partial to slim waisted twins but this is a nice ride.

I see manual adjustments on the forks and no cruise control. probably...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,552
Posted By fast4d
I live in CA and bought my KTM in the st. louis...

I live in CA and bought my KTM in the st. louis area. had it shipped to my door for about $600.

my advice to you is to find a AAA office that can do the inspection and paper work. I spent 3 hours...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By fast4d
I don't like the distortion of pin lock in the...

I don't like the distortion of pin lock in the dark.

any one try fogtech wipes? I've heard good things 2nd hand.

http://www.amazon.com/Fogtech-Anti-Fog-Wipes-individual-wipes/dp/B006SHOY10

I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,666
Posted By fast4d
I have a spare set of RC8 forks. definitely...

I have a spare set of RC8 forks.

definitely a spring change but valving MIGHT work or need some work. so a few hundred $ vs ? for new fork internals?

really depends on what KTM hardparts or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,666
Posted By fast4d
5500 I might be getting a track toy then! ...

5500

I might be getting a track toy then! maybe I should wait for some kid to crash one then pick up for a song and not pay tax.

sell the body work for race body. forks from my Rc8r will...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 81,363
Posted By fast4d
hopefully it will come with a shorter first gear

hopefully it will come with a shorter first gear
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,818
Posted By fast4d
http://newsmotorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://newsmotorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/smtperspleftfront.jpg
close the fucking thread!

1. I don't think you'll find another bike that fits better.

2. mine weights 470lb with aux...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,363
Posted By fast4d
I havent skied in 15 years. I think I will leave...

I havent skied in 15 years. I think I will leave the hip pads in:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 360,597
Posted By fast4d
the KTM is lighter than the bmw by about 50lbs. ...

the KTM is lighter than the bmw by about 50lbs.

I have also had bad luck with s1000 based engines.

that and a 5k lower price tag even things up:deal

WP also nailed it spot on with a...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,363
Posted By fast4d
anyone use their goretex moto gear to ski?

might going skiing if there's enough snow at christmas.

thinking of using my HELD goretex 3/4 jacket and pants that zip together.

will this work or will I be miserable up there on the slopes?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,251
Posted By fast4d
combination of brake light on, one way street of...

combination of brake light on, one way street of a left hand drive roadway caught the rider off guard for sure.

when all else fails speed delta is the only thing to lessen the pain. luckily he...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 360,597
Posted By fast4d
hook and loop aka velcro:evil

hook and loop aka velcro:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 360,597
Posted By fast4d
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5u32ho37sb9bf7d/2014-11-...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5u32ho37sb9bf7d/2014-11-06%2020.55.42.jpg?dl=0

got the idea from smt forum. acerbis 1.6 gal aux tank. can be removed in a minute.

I get about 210 miles before fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 360,597
Posted By fast4d
I weighted my SMT today. add crash bar,...

I weighted my SMT today.

add crash bar, steering damper, 47L top box, aux 1.6g gas tank, wings muffler' tools, 12v compressor and tire repair kit

w/ 6.6 gal of fuel


476
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 81,363
Posted By fast4d
almost sorry I bought my SMT but it cost...

almost sorry I bought my SMT

but it cost $12000 plus tax and dmv before mods
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,660
Posted By fast4d
I use k&n oil filters if it calls for a screw on...

I use k&n oil filters if it calls for a screw on external can.

always hand tightened, seal ring and thread grease with motor oil. never had one seize. most times I can remove by hand if it's not...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,568
Posted By fast4d
honda fit for sure. this little car has the space...

honda fit for sure. this little car has the space of a big car and it actually has good driving dynamics.

the only down side is mpg isnt as high as some of the bigger cars
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By fast4d
there is an SMR in the sale forum for < 10k....

there is an SMR in the sale forum for < 10k. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,473
Posted By fast4d
what is the tax rate in the county where you...

what is the tax rate in the county where you reside?

they should be charging you that rate.

dealers will let it slip if they can pocket the $
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