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Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 09:10 AM
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Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
Scott, Probably won't find a lot of help...

Scott,

Probably won't find a lot of help with your search in this thread. The 70 degree Husabergs started in the 2009 model year.

Good luck with the quest!
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Are you sure the seals need to be replaced? ...

Are you sure the seals need to be replaced? KTM's WP forks have very good factory seals that often can be cleaned to remove a piece of grit or sand that's causing the leak. A 35mm film negative...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
^^^ Pm replied to. In case anyone is in...

^^^

Pm replied to. In case anyone is in need, Cyclebuy is showing to have the ca cycle works in stock. http://www.cyclebuy.com/shopping/ca_cycleworks/index.htm
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
I hope I don't regret this! I have a new...

I hope I don't regret this! I have a new CACycleworks that I took to Baja as a spare. So far with about 3500 miles, mine has never shown any sign of failure and I've had it hot on single track...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
looks like a really good idea for more adventure...

looks like a really good idea for more adventure type rides, not so much the singletrack around home. I read it was easy to remove for trail duty. With options being so limited for me, something to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Look at post 747. or a teaser pic:...

Look at post 747.

or a teaser pic: http://s1148.photobucket.com/user/brian011952/media/tank2R_zps0b367fa5.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Great job! To heck with the pics, sell me a set...

Great job! To heck with the pics, sell me a set of working plans.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2013, 03:38 PM
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Views: 1,181,448
Posted By mikecarpenter
Amps mount durability

I went down hard in a Baja sand wash week before last. Hard enough to bend my Husaberg bars and end up with a 3rd degree shoulder separation.

There sat my Montana cuddled up in the Amps mount all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
BPD guards

Another "definite yes" for BPD guards. Just rode Baja with Nate and Bud, couldn't find a better bunch to spend your money with.

As far as the fender rubbing, just shim the rear of the fender...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
+1 on the CycleBuy inventory and fast, fast...

+1 on the CycleBuy inventory and fast, fast shipping (same day most instances). Have not been offered any discount from list price there, don't know about any available. If you are a member of ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Very tempting offer Lost, I do like me some...

Very tempting offer Lost, I do like me some stickies! Think I'll see if I get any better offers first. :D

mikec
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Safari fuel tanks

I just scored some new Safari tanks. Bought 3 and only need one. See ad in FM parts.

Mods, if this is considered cross post, my apologies. Please delete.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
Start with the easy things. Take the seat off...

Start with the easy things. Take the seat off and unplug the brake/tail light connector. See if anything changes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
Balls?

I think we have the same number, mine are just much much smaller!
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,499
Posted By mikecarpenter
Straying a little bit. I bought in to the...

Straying a little bit. I bought in to the introductory special on the Bilt explorer last November. Absolute worst fitting helmet ever for me. I'm certainly not a gear snob by any means. I've got 4...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 385,673
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'm in with a group of 2 or 3 coming down early...

I'm in with a group of 2 or 3 coming down early Saturday morning (prob arrive at the state park by 8:30 am). Right now we're planning to do about 150 mile dual sport ride. Everything is subject to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By mikecarpenter
Value

I missed one last march that looked like a real bargain. He sold it the morning I was ready to commit. Less than 500 miles was asking $5750. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 385,673
Posted By mikecarpenter
How was the ride over there? Your photo...

How was the ride over there?

Your photo looks like it was taken less than 10 miles from my sisters place below the pumpback.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 385,673
Posted By mikecarpenter
KTM dealer in Tulsa

KTM has some strange dealer rules concerning street bikes. If you want the 990, you have to offer some other models as well. They have a different designation for full line dealers. Don't think...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
Safari rear tank

I'm looking at options for increasing fuel capacity on my FE570. Safari rear tank is now $480 on eBay. That, coupled with the delays and capacity of the 70degree subframe tank, makes me want to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,091
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'm sure he is referring to the common power...

I'm sure he is referring to the common power valve pin failure. Just need to tack weld it and you're good to go.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By mikecarpenter
Found one for a 300exc....

Found one for a 300exc. http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2160690150093498191tfFdxM
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By mikecarpenter
Might try http://www.ktmtalk.com/. Lot of two...

Might try http://www.ktmtalk.com/. Lot of two stroke discussion.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
Pipe guard

Try here
http://www.flatlandracing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=FR&Category_Code=Husaberg+Pipe+Guards
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,730
Posted By mikecarpenter
I'll weigh in on the HDB mirrors. At 5'10", they...

I'll weigh in on the HDB mirrors. At 5'10", they are great for me. Way better than the stock units.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
My 570 came with one (2011 FE570). I know a lot...

My 570 came with one (2011 FE570). I know a lot of KTM riders remove the guards. I did on my 300 xcw. Don't know why, just did.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
McLeod, Checked the continuity and turns...

McLeod,

Checked the continuity and turns out high beam side is no bueno. The outer housing twists oround the inner if that makes sense. I've never seen a bulb made this way. Anywho, my local...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
2011 FE570 headlight

I've got a problem with my high beams. Thought bulb was bad but sure looks like the fillament is in tact. Low beam and 5 watt running light are fine, when I switch to high beam, the big bulb goes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
That one is sitting in my garage. Picked it up...

That one is sitting in my garage. Picked it up last Saturday.
mikec
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By mikecarpenter
A harder turn may lead to a very expensive...

A harder turn may lead to a very expensive repair. Remove the shock. Turn upside down and you'll see a small rubber plug inside the lower mounting clevis. Take the plug out and start applying...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
My understanding is the map switch only switches...

My understanding is the map switch only switches ignition timing. The competition map takes the EPA map(lean) to the closed course setting. Anyone in the know? I have since found that dealers do...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 755,062
Posted By mikecarpenter
Competition map

I'm picking up a new FE570 tomorrow and when I asked the selling dealer about installing the competition map he said no problem, I charge $70 for that. After all my searching I can't find where...
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