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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
There is actually a lot of slack in the stock...

There is actually a lot of slack in the stock harness towards the back of the bike. All bunched up between the stock airbox and battery. If you cut all the zip-ties and release the harness from the...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 91,574
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 :rofl Looks like me when my wife says I...

+1 :rofl

Looks like me when my wife says I can't go to the in-laws with my T-shirt and jeans and makes me go shopping with her and try out some new cloths...

what's wrong with t-shirts and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Anyone take a look at their header? In general we...

Anyone take a look at their header? In general we never look at it because it ain't sexy and it's hidden behind all the plastic. I had the bike running and was looking for leaks in general and it was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the...

Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the thickness of the 2 bosses under the seat and gave them a coat of epoxy to reseal them. The seat pan is composite and looks like there is a mix of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
How hot is hot?

Anyone ever looked at their header in the dark? This is a new exhaust, meaning it has not been "ceramic coated" with the mud that gets baked on from normal riding... yet. So I don't know if you can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Oh yeah, They are closed on Mondays but...

Oh yeah,

They are closed on Mondays but open on Saturday until noon.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Voilà info(at)ktmbasel.ch But...

Voilà

info(at)ktmbasel.ch

But calling is often easier, they are a very small team and when you are fixing and building selling bikes it's hard to answer a gazillion emails. I can relate...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 1,211,509
Posted By sidewayz_control
Where is this? C'est où ça? Ivan

Where is this? C'est où ça?

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
It is too short with the harness in it's stock...

It is too short with the harness in it's stock location along the frame. Nowwhat didn't lengthen his harness, I haven't lengthened it yet. There is a lot of slack at the back where the battery is so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Nice truck! Wish we had those here in North...

Nice truck! Wish we had those here in North America. All we have are the big ass wannabe city trucks, all show, no go.

Oh yeah! that's a Quest kit... Congrats! :D:clap

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
That's a beautiful looking bike Cyborg! Here...

That's a beautiful looking bike Cyborg!

Here is mine! Almost completed, I have maybe another hour or two of work and it's ready. :)
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 1,599,453
Posted By sidewayz_control
Start from the beginning and read only the posts...

Start from the beginning and read only the posts from Noah and skip the chitchat. If there really is anything important, Noah will in general, quote and respond. Or like he said go to his blog.
...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By sidewayz_control
If you just want something that moves just...

If you just want something that moves just because you need to have a car but you don't like cars get a Corolla. It's one of the most utterly boring cars money can buy. And my own experience tells me...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yes I have it! but still in the boxes for a few...

Yes I have it! but still in the boxes for a few more days... :shog

Weather has been so :topes here this spring, the season started late. So catching up on all the outdoor spring chores that we...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
It all depends how you set-up the bike. If you...

It all depends how you set-up the bike. If you keep the stock airbox snorkel and dB killer in the Leo Vince an you're not looking for all out performance you don't have to re-map. Although I would...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 Oh oui! Le Fin Gourmet! Try the...

+1

Oh oui! Le Fin Gourmet!

Try the lobster club sandwich! :deal :nod

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 125,938
Posted By sidewayz_control
:clap:clap Ivan

:clap:clap

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 125,938
Posted By sidewayz_control
Not super familiar with Tune ECU. I'm guessing...

Not super familiar with Tune ECU. I'm guessing the screen shot is with engine off only ignition on. I took the same screen shot of mine a while back and to compare I don't have the same voltage...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 184,942
Posted By sidewayz_control
Try WD-40 (no joke) usually works very well, it's...

Try WD-40 (no joke) usually works very well, it's cheap and doesn't stink like hell. Or you can try lighter fluid.

Ivan
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 91,574
Posted By sidewayz_control
C'étais sous ton nez depuis longtemps. :evil ...

C'étais sous ton nez depuis longtemps. :evil
Va voir sur Ridaventure dans la section equipement et accessoires

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
I'm no expert but those are maps for the 650cc...

I'm no expert but those are maps for the 650cc motor up to 2011 model range.

KM756EU08...

you should be looking for something with:

KM756EU12...

When you downloaded the original maps back...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,281
Posted By sidewayz_control
Bingo! most people think Loctite automatically go...

Bingo! most people think Loctite automatically go to the red. That's often a big mistake. Purple or maybe blue is often enough to prevent loosening and keeping that ability to disassemble (because...
Forum: Canada 05-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By sidewayz_control
Oh yeah and if you are there on the weekend of...

Oh yeah and if you are there on the weekend of June 28th 29th. It's Rally Baie des Challeurs in New Richmond. 2nd event of the Canadian and North American Rally Championship.

...
Forum: Canada 05-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By sidewayz_control
Go around the peninsular counterclockwise. That...

Go around the peninsular counterclockwise. That way you are always on the side of the water and also arriving in Gaspé you get there via la "côte surprise" the surprise hill. You know you are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
With a resistor or you can upload the equivalent...

With a resistor or you can upload the equivalent European maps to the ECU and then you don't need to use the resistor since the euro bikes didn't have the cannister.

That's what I did to mine,...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 91,574
Posted By sidewayz_control
Just got a reply back from Pete. They are at...

Just got a reply back from Pete. They are at Overland Expo right now and will be sending out the official pre-order and deposit form next week.

Ivan
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 91,574
Posted By sidewayz_control
Use Kinek.com I have my stuf dellivered...

Use Kinek.com

I have my stuf dellivered to Messena NY on the other side of Cornwall.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,062
Posted By sidewayz_control
Like these? ...

Like these?

http://www.ktmtwins.com/goodridge-ktm-1-4-in-line-fuel-quick-disconnect-coupling

Like the OEM plastic ones but metal. Google them, they are available from lots of places on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 1,211,509
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yeah, off course... Bikes that have done the...

Yeah, off course... Bikes that have done the Dakar are street queens. I guess that's why they use them in the Dakar. :lol3 :D

Yes that's Lyndon's bike.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,281
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yes but mostly no. It shouldn't break, the...

Yes but mostly no.

It shouldn't break, the biggest mistake that most manufacturers do is bending sheet metal with a radius much too small (most often no radius). Bending parallel or perpendicular...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
Check if your wheel diameter parameter is ok in...

Check if your wheel diameter parameter is ok in the odometer, maybe it screwed up somehow. When you power on, the ODO does it's flashy cycle thing and you should see for 1 second a 4 digit number...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 I would never use WD40 to lubricate a...

+1

I would never use WD40 to lubricate a chain. I do however use it to clean a chain, works great to remove the sticky grime build-up from normal chain lubricants. WD40 is great to clean and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
Stop by your local machine shop and ask for them....

Stop by your local machine shop and ask for them. They probably throw out dozens of them every week.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By sidewayz_control
Interesting, no bleeders... But have you...

Interesting, no bleeders...

But have you thought about reading the owners manual first? Maybe there's no reason to have bleeders. When I got my 2012 I was surprised that I had to bleed my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
Most of the Mitas tires are for tubeless use. Can...

Most of the Mitas tires are for tubeless use. Can you still use them with a tube? The Mitas in standard sizes for the 690 are all tubeless.

Ivan
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By sidewayz_control
Put your name on the waiting list. There are...

Put your name on the waiting list. There are always cancellations.

Ivan
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By sidewayz_control
Once again, nice video. Awesome adventure!...

Once again, nice video. Awesome adventure! :clap:freaky

Ivan
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 1,599,453
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 :D Ivan

+1 :D

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17,529
Views: 1,841,347
Posted By sidewayz_control
OSCO or Scottoiler for off-road?

Looking into one of these gadgets, how good or bad are chain oilers for an off-road bike, mud, sand, dust etc...? Will the chain become a total mess? Is it any worse than oiling a chain the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 32,525
Posted By sidewayz_control
:thumb Awsome! mine should be next :D ...

:thumb

Awsome! mine should be next :D

Ivan
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