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Old 01-13-2013, 01:06 AM   #1531
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I welded 3mm steel plate onto sidestand to increase footpint. Costed maybe 25 including sandblasting and powdercoating sidestand again. No problems since with soft terrain nor sidestand springs.
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:02 AM   #1532
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ok thanks guys for the answers (tires size)
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:28 AM   #1533
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For you that have had contamination of coolant in oil. .. how "wavy" do you expect the oil filter to be vs just swelling from oil?
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:43 PM   #1534
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For you that have had contamination of coolant in oil. .. how "wavy" do you expect the oil filter to be vs just swelling from oil?
That's way too wavy for a normal oil filter. You've got some water/coolant in there. There's some possibility the moisture is coming from condensation, since it's winter especially, but my guess is the waterpump.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:32 PM   #1535
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That's way too wavy for a normal oil filter. You've got some water/coolant in there. There's some possibility the moisture is coming from condensation, since it's winter especially, but my guess is the waterpump.
I was about to post that First start up after oil change only it ran back to normal...so I guess I should change the waterpump seals AGAIN, I changed them with the CJ designs kit with hardened shaft but I guess I may have damaged a seal putting it together. It was only 2000 miles ago. If I was to buy JUST the seals are they KTM or did CJ designs spec out some seals?

Edit: new seal on the way and Impeller in case I break mine removing it.

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Old 01-13-2013, 09:52 PM   #1536
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I was about to post that First start up after oil change only it ran back to normal...so I guess I should change the waterpump seals AGAIN, I changed them with the CJ designs kit with hardened shaft but I guess I may have damaged a seal putting it together. It was only 2000 miles ago. If I was to buy JUST the seals are they KTM or did CJ designs spec out some seals?

Edit: new seal on the way and Impeller in case I break mine removing it.
They're KTM seals. Is this the first oil change since the WP rebuild? If it is, I'd suspect a nick'ed seal. If not, it's kind of an odd time for it to start leaking.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:12 AM   #1537
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And don't forget to ride them...
Mine haven't been ridden for a month or two.....
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:28 AM   #1538
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They're KTM seals. Is this the first oil change since the WP rebuild? If it is, I'd suspect a nick'ed seal. If not, it's kind of an odd time for it to start leaking.
Seal will Come today. I also was notified by PM that there have been some premature failures 2/2 to thin hardening process in the shaft. so I'll check close.

BUT my main question. I was PLANNING on laying bike on side (have fresh oil and filter) and remove cover of water pump and try to change JUST seal since bearings and shaft are ~1200miles old. and assume I nicked the seal on install.

Question is here;
Has Anyone removed the seal alone from the outside without removing the pump and using the shaft and c-clip to press it out as I did when replacing EVERYTHING?

I hope this is a simple $8 repair only. I don't want more down time.
But I'll fix it right if necessary.

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Old 01-22-2013, 11:31 AM   #1539
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I have fitted a Camel Toe sidestand plate but now the extra weight incurred on the end of the sidestand makes it bounce around at a unacceptable level,has anyone had similar problem and found a fix?
I had this problem on a vintage scoot. I just found another smaller diameter kick stand spring from a salvaged bike and added it to the stock spring.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:50 AM   #1540
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Hi, Anyone that can help in identifying this fender?

http://www.ktmtwins.com/brembo-march...conversion-kit

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:39 AM   #1541
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Question is here;
Has Anyone removed the seal alone from the outside without removing the pump and using the shaft and c-clip to press it out as I did when replacing EVERYTHING?

I hope this is a simple $8 repair only. I don't want more down time.
But I'll fix it right if necessary.

Thanks

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It can be done, I saw a photo of someone putting two self tappers in and using the heads to pull it out, dont go to deep as you will damage the bearing seal. Id be tempted to make 4 small holes with an owl and thread some wire though and out, so two loops and pull it out.
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:27 AM   #1542
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http://www.ktmtwins.com/brembo-march...conversion-kit

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It's 950 smt one see here


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Old 01-29-2013, 09:57 AM   #1543
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[ I also was notified by PM that there have been some premature failures 2/2 to thin hardening process in the shaft ] are you referring to the cj designs shaft, I purchased mine last month but have yet to fit.
when did you purchase yours and what do you mean by 2/2 and is the problem fixed,what have they informed you about it.
I have mine booked in next week to have the kit fitted but if there is a problem with the shaft I will cancel.thanks
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:09 PM   #1544
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[ I also was notified by PM that there have been some premature failures 2/2 to thin hardening process in the shaft ] are you referring to the cj designs shaft, I purchased mine last month but have yet to fit.
when did you purchase yours and what do you mean by 2/2 and is the problem fixed,what have they informed you about it.
I have mine booked in next week to have the kit fitted but if there is a problem with the shaft I will cancel.thanks
"2/2" is my abbreviation for "secondary". I don't know anything about it more than I reported... I'm sure it's been fixed. I was just told that there was a shaft that failed early. But flaws happen. ..it wasn't the case with mine. It's an easy fix. Just change yours and if fluke chance it happens im sure cj will replace shaft if it's a shaft failure. Don't sweat it. I wouldn't think twice to install a cj designs shaft again now.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:28 PM   #1545
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I need to improve my lighting and would like aux lights. Have yall found a good way to Mount them that is secure and protected and doesnt hinder? I think the only option is the fork mounts right? I'd rather not do HID conversion but I was thinking some of the led spots.

Any input or pics of your solution are appreciated. Thx
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