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Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Remember if you are using filament bulbs, (ie not...

Remember if you are using filament bulbs, (ie not LED or HID) you don't need to convert to DC, as the bulbs themselves will work on AC. You just need to use a turn signal flasher unit that will work...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Main thing you need to worry about is moisture in...

Main thing you need to worry about is moisture in the fluid, so seal it up as best you can, clingfilm with tape over the top will be fine, maybe even a piece of cardboard or credit card over the top....
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Sheep Shagger
It's fine to drain the caliper.

It's fine to drain the caliper.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Between 2 and 4 lbs. (24 to 48 inch lbs). ...

Between 2 and 4 lbs. (24 to 48 inch lbs). Remember to get a true wheel not all spokes will be at the same torque, also after a short while nipples will stick / rust to the spoke giving inaccurate...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sheep Shagger
More likely have a leaking airbox. Clean filter...

More likely have a leaking airbox. Clean filter and dirty tb's is an issue, you should dig deeper for the sake of your engine life.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Sheep Shagger
If its not the kill switch, or the stupid key...

If its not the kill switch, or the stupid key switch, Check the ignition coil, then stator. There are only a few electrical components on the xr/crf 50 and 70.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 986,309
Posted By Sheep Shagger
There are several cheap tools out their for this....

There are several cheap tools out their for this.
Motion Pro makes the best one ~$10.
http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0400/...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Sheep Shagger
On the 950se, just vent to ground. You can use a...

On the 950se, just vent to ground. You can use a stub valve, but you have to make sure it's virtual and that's a pain on the SE due to the tank vent orientation.
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sheep Shagger
20ft travel trailer, I'm guessing 4k to 5k

20ft travel trailer, I'm guessing 4k to 5k
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sheep Shagger
It's not the spark plug issue the should concern...

It's not the spark plug issue the should concern you on the 5.4, it's the torque/hp curve. It really doesn't make a good tow engine, even more so with the trans they put behind it. I have no idea...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Looks like BBriggs has a website now, and is...

Looks like BBriggs has a website now, and is making the racks for Wolfman.
http://brmoto.com/racks/side-racks.html

I didn't see SE listed, so it may be worth you emailing the website or IM...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Sheep Shagger
An inmate called BBriggs made the best SE racks...

An inmate called BBriggs made the best SE racks IMO. (I say made as I'm not sure if he is still making them). They will fit all sorts of bags, including woolfman.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Sheep Shagger
No the KTM OEM rack will not fit with that tank.

No the KTM OEM rack will not fit with that tank.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Sheep Shagger
I've had both my 990 adv and 950 se in my 2002...

I've had both my 990 adv and 950 se in my 2002 Tundra for 1200 miles. Depending on Tacoma bed it's close to Tundra. Truck suspension was at its limit, that was the worst part.
Both biked facing...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Not a chance they will fit without cutting and...

Not a chance they will fit without cutting and rewelding. It could be done, but It would take a lot of work, about the only part of the bracket worth keeping would be the hoop the holds the cases. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Sheep Shagger
My paint has blistered, but not my decals, so...

My paint has blistered, but not my decals, so maybe it's just my bad luck..:)
Lucky the blistering is not on any surface that's seen.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Sheep Shagger
BTW. my local Nappa stock them. Thread U Nut...

BTW. my local Nappa stock them.

Thread U Nut
http://s3.amazonaws.com/oxdieu_trcycleappcom/fw3d156z
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Mine was really from a manufacturing defect, but...

Mine was really from a manufacturing defect, but didn't surface until ~5years. So no way KTM was going to warranty them. Tank is made of 2 layers, one is the usual plastic/nylon and the other is...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Sheep Shagger
It's very common depending on the type of fuel in...

It's very common depending on the type of fuel in your area. Ethanol seems to be the common element in everything I have read, and my tanks certainly deform.

What I have found is pulling the tank...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By Sheep Shagger
It's self priming so no need to worry about that....

It's self priming so no need to worry about that.
Make sure it's turning on, it seems quite common to have an electrical problem after filter replacement.

Are you hearing the fi buzzing sound...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By Sheep Shagger
You want O2 sensors ON for fuel mileage. Turning...

You want O2 sensors ON for fuel mileage. Turning them on , in the ack map will increase mileage (they are off by default). Turning them off in the stock map will reduce mileage (they are on by...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sheep Shagger
How big is the hole? That will tell you if you...

How big is the hole? That will tell you if you can use hot air welding or soldering-iron style welding. (hot air can be a pain on a tank, solder-iron style welding is easy)

I've done 2 tanks...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Most dirt bike manufacturers must have it wrong...

Most dirt bike manufacturers must have it wrong from the factory then.:D. Every KTM, Yam & Honda ive owned that came with a rim lock from the factory has had the rim strip installed under the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Sheep Shagger
If you have an S or R model, you can use the fuse...

If you have an S or R model, you can use the fuse box location for the ABS module. There is also an aux fuse in the fusebox, but I can't remember if it can take enough juce for heated gear.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sheep Shagger
If you are running rim locks, (not many do on...

If you are running rim locks, (not many do on these bikes). Then I would suggest against balancing the rim with tire mounted. Balance the wheel with the rimlock and no tire, adding the weight IN the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sheep Shagger
This one, had it for years and will do a huge...

This one, had it for years and will do a huge range of bikes.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Fuel filters. If it is, limp home the 300 miles....

Fuel filters. If it is, limp home the 300 miles. Its a simple job but so many potential issues can come up, you want to be at home when you do it.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Sheep Shagger
It uses a standard rubber wellnut that many bike...

It uses a standard rubber wellnut that many bike windscreen use, not sure if its 5mm though. Fitment sucks on every screen i have seen, so if putting it on while the backing is attached to the bike,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Sheep Shagger
You are confusing Superenduro and Adventure...

You are confusing Superenduro and Adventure skidplates.
The Blackdog & Slavens for the Adventure are the same, and perfectly acceptable. neither need the "block" shown.
The Blackdog plate for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,077
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Thanks I'm with what crazybrit said. ...

Thanks



I'm with what crazybrit said. Although there have been a few times when I have gone between trees and had to duck my head right down to the tank to miss a branch that would have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,018
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Her nickname is Skinny, she did have a bike shop...

Her nickname is Skinny, she did have a bike shop called tankgirls but the URL is no more.

Google turned up these for you.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 471,808
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Personally, I'd ignore the "learning...

Personally, I'd ignore the "learning capabilities" fix. I run a modified KM601US0704501 and I can get the bike running perfectly for a few hundred miles. Sucks after that. Re-load the map (re-set...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,077
Posted By Sheep Shagger
I converted my old OEM Euro headlight to HID and...

I converted my old OEM Euro headlight to HID and the 90mm Hella halogen are not as bright. But the HID conversion was way too bright for oncoming traffic.

But with a like for like comparison :-...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,077
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Nar, I'm just not a pussy, it is a bike after...

Nar, I'm just not a pussy, it is a bike after all. I'm surprised people haven't started complaining they get wet when it rains :rofl

Seriously, I have a lot of miles on it now, and it is better...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 471,808
Posted By Sheep Shagger
None. But its the checksum that really matters. ...

None. But its the checksum that really matters. Email it to the page author so we can all try it.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By Sheep Shagger
You can't blame the dealer, i doubt 90% of...

You can't blame the dealer, i doubt 90% of mechanics would notice just by removing the wheel. Its only by removing the wheel bearings that you would really notice. This sleeve does not come out...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Never heard of it on the rear, but the spacer...

Never heard of it on the rear, but the spacer being oversized on the front of the SE causing bearing failure and axle seizing was very common.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,172
Posted By Sheep Shagger
They both got 2 wheels.:deal One just happens...

They both got 2 wheels.:deal
One just happens to have the wrong size for offroad. :hide
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,209
Posted By Sheep Shagger
Really like the information and site. Good job. ...

Really like the information and site. Good job.
Topic for you to consider is something that's key with all my garage friends is curing powder on items larger than the oven you have.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By Sheep Shagger
This is probably your culprit.

This is probably your culprit.
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