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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By LeBoognish
Question 2010 450 SXF 2011 530 EXC shock swap?

Hey guys, I've got a guy from a shop (trail ticks, know anything about 'em?) trying to sell me an ohlins shock for a 2010 SXF 450, to put on my 2011 530 EXC. anybody know if this will work/ if it is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By LeBoognish
Thanks for the info! Any idea what you paid for...

Thanks for the info! Any idea what you paid for the rear?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By LeBoognish
Cool2 Suspension work in St Louis

Hey Guys,

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a good suspension shop in the St. Louis area. The stock PDS shock on my KTM 530 is weeping, and i'm trying to find somebody local who can rebuild it for...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By LeBoognish
NV/CA/OR TAT gas warning

Just a little heads up, if you are riding the TAT this summer be aware that there is NO GAS in Fort Bidwell, CA as per the roll charts. We filled up our tanks in Denio Junction, NV, rode I think 134...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Laugh Made a small detour to gunnison yesterday, clutch...

Made a small detour to gunnison yesterday, clutch bled and I threw a new clutch in. Yippee! Thanks for all the help everybody
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Also, no bike shop in newkirk, but there is a...

Also, no bike shop in newkirk, but there is a napa. I don't know if there is any difference between car and bike brake fluid. Is dot4 dot4 or do I have to get it from a bike shop?


Ps. Can't wait...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Hey sorry have Been incommunicado for a few. So...

Hey sorry have Been incommunicado for a few. So to update, I checked the master cylinder and it has Plenty of fluid. I ended up turning thr plunger in, and that temporarily fixed the problem. However...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Update. First off, I wan to mention that...

Update.

First off, I wan to mention that this only seems to be happening once the bike warms up. Jut ran some errands and it did not happen once, but I imagine as I start going it will start up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Hard to say, when I'm actually riding on the...

Hard to say, when I'm actually riding on the trail it feels fine because I'm not holding the clutch in, but if seems to happen , or rather I notice it, each time I come to a stop
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Bike is at about 130-140 hrs, I have had it since...

Bike is at about 130-140 hrs, I have had it since just under 100 hours, I have never changed it but don't know about previous owner. Will check the clutch fluid in the AM. if fluid looks good I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Sorry about the bad sentences and typos,...

Sorry about the bad sentences and typos, exhausted and sending this from a phone
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By LeBoognish
Thumbs down Currently Having Clutch issues on TAT: Ktm 530

Hey guys and gals,

Me and two buddies started the trans am trail the other day and are currently spending the night in New Albany, MS. I noticed earlier that the clutch on my 2011 Ktm 530 is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By LeBoognish
Laugh So you're saying that if I throw on one of those...

So you're saying that if I throw on one of those fuel mixture screws that lets me adjust it with my thumb rather than with a screwdriver I will be able to adjust the mixture enough to compensate for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By LeBoognish
Question Jetting for Trans Am Trail/Running Lean

Hey everybody,

I know there are about a million threads here about jetting, but I wasn't able to find any that helped with my problem (perhaps I just suck at keyword searching).

Anyways, I have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
well guys, if you're wondering why I haven't been...

well guys, if you're wondering why I haven't been on the thread for a few days continuing to try and figure this problem out . . .
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Would the plug still fire if the kill button was...

Would the plug still fire if the kill button was bad?
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Alrighty I'll give that a shot a little later...

Alrighty I'll give that a shot a little later when I get some time. Thanks! I'll let you know what I find.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Did not. We just loosened the hose clamps, pulled...

Did not. We just loosened the hose clamps, pulled the carb from the engine intake and rotated to access the bowl. I guess if I wanted to check the needles I'll have to pull the whole carb off.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
I'm pretty certain the carb is set up pretty well...

I'm pretty certain the carb is set up pretty well for where I am. Would it being too rich or too lean be able to cause the weird dying effect I had after months of being fine?
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Haha thankfully I'm positive I didn't get that...

Haha thankfully I'm positive I didn't get that guys bike. Thanks for sharing the horror story though!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
I believe the tank is venting properly since the...

I believe the tank is venting properly since the when I open the carb drain the bowl clears like normal. I'm not really sure how to tell about the auto decomp though, however it felt normal while...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
I'm following the same procedure that I normally...

I'm following the same procedure that I normally follow when starting the bike. I leave the choke off, give it two shots of throttle, then crack the throttle open the smallest fraction you could...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
When i pulled the plug out it was black but not...

When i pulled the plug out it was black but not terrible looking and it was giving strong spark.If the plug cap shorted out wouldn't I be getting no spark at all? I'll start looking for bare spots on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Cross country, I have done what you described...

Cross country, I have done what you described with the Plug still in, but. It with it out so I will try that. This. Web intimidates me! I'm used to my trials carb which looks way simpler. Should I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Dutchman, As per your question: if my memory...

Dutchman, As per your question: if my memory suits me the carb intake was clean and dry, but you are correct the filter had gotten muddy at the bottom and did feel a little damp. I tried starting it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
while i was waiting to get the plug wrench I...

while i was waiting to get the plug wrench I actually did some basic maint./cleaning on the bike which did include cleaning the airbox, filter, and oiling. I noticed when I did that work that where...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
fire: check fuel: check? air: check

fire: check
fuel: check?
air: check
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By LeBoognish
Eh? 2011 530 EXC: Why did you die? Why won't you start?

IMPORTANT! IF YOU DON"T WANT TO READ MY LONG WINDED STORY YOU CAN SKIP TO THE CLIFF NOTES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!!!!!!

Hey guys and gals,

So I picked up a 2011 530 EXC a few months ago and...
Forum: Americas 10-31-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By LeBoognish
Eek Bbd?

Big Bike Detour? Heck no! That's the terrain I want more of!
Forum: Americas 10-31-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By LeBoognish
Question Newbie Riders on the TAT: Am I Crazy?

Alrighty folks, I need some advice.

So for the past few years it has been a dream of mine to ride the TAT. Before now I didn't think that my knowledge and skills were high enough to allow me to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By LeBoognish
KTM 450 XC-W street tires

Howdy,

I was thinking of investing in a 450 xc-w. I've always had a desire to have a bike like this with two sets of wheels, one with knobbies and one with street/motard tires. Does anyone know if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By LeBoognish
Just to double check

Ok so just to double check with everyone, this is what is happening. . .

Scenario one:

Start bike, ride it around, everything is fine while engine is running.

Turn bike off by turning the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By LeBoognish
Question G650 X Challenge Temperature light question

Hey guys,

So I was out riding the other day while running errands and something perplexing perplexed me. I started the bike up, let it idle and warm up a little, went out to start the errands. At...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By LeBoognish
Laugh Changing Sprockets on an X-C

Hey folks,

So I want to change a sprocket on my x challenge to get less top end. I've never swapped sprockets out before, and so I have a few questions about it.

1) Should I replace the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,768
Posted By LeBoognish
Less knobby tire for x-c?

Hey Folks,

Sorry if this question has already been asked/answered, but I need a less knobby tire for my x-c. I've been running tkc 80's on it for a while now and love them, but I use this bike for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By LeBoognish
turkey?

Is this the same turkey rocks where you can go climbing? Off of hwy 67 near deckers?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By LeBoognish
great!

That sounds great! Do I need OHV and/or spark arrester? Where do you ride?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By LeBoognish
Laugh New Trials rider in Colorado Springs

Hey Everybody. So I started riding trials earlier this summer and, big surprise, love it. I go to school in Colorado Springs and starting in a week will pretty much be there with my bike for the rest...
Forum: Trials 08-11-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By LeBoognish
Laugh New Rider in Colorado Springs

Hey Everybody. So I started riding trials earlier this summer and, big surprise, love it. I go to school in Colorado Springs and starting in a week will pretty much be there with my bike for the rest...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,448
Posted By LeBoognish
Wicked sounds fun

nice, does anyone have any pictures of the area that they might post?
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