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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Frog uk
Was about to say pump, had the same issue with my...

Was about to say pump, had the same issue with my stock pump at 40,000 miles , New pump problem sorted.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By Frog uk
There should be no end float on the shaft at all,...

There should be no end float on the shaft at all, so....

Circlip missing. (Maybe but some of the other options would have to be wrong as well)

Shaft loose in bearings (unlikely)

Bearings...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Frog uk
Believe it, they are chromed steel.

Believe it, they are chromed steel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,785
Posted By Frog uk
Just take note that the cam timing marks are...

Just take note that the cam timing marks are different for the front/rear cylinders, x on the rear, dots on the front, make sure locking bolts in before removing cams,.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,629
Posted By Frog uk
I had a Euro light with hid, whilst bright it...

I had a Euro light with hid, whilst bright it scattered the light badly, and main beam was worse than useless.

The twin hid of the Rade was at first not that great after roughly setting the aim,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,500
Posted By Frog uk
Tim, Did you pre book any of your...

Tim,

Did you pre book any of your accommodation or just rock up at the most inviting place you pass on your travels?
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,500
Posted By Frog uk
We did have a couple of towns where some kids...

We did have a couple of towns where some kids picked up rocks ready to throw at us, but a stern look and shake of the hand saw them dropping them, it certainly isn't widespread and seemed restricted...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,500
Posted By Frog uk
Great report Tim, really enjoying your video's, I...

Great report Tim, really enjoying your video's, I was at Erg Chebbi in 2012 with a few mates on KTM ADventures/SE's losing my sand riding cherry.

Totally agree with your tips on learning to ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By Frog uk
Great idea, I was looking at mine just the other...

Great idea, I was looking at mine just the other day thinking exactly the same thing.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 198,977
Posted By Frog uk
Anyone who buys one new or second-hand without a...

Anyone who buys one new or second-hand without a factory warranty is taking a considerable financial risk, any way you cut it.
Whatever your personal position on how great or not the bike is, once...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,629
Posted By Frog uk
Great idea. They're called Rivnuts, look on...

Great idea.

They're called Rivnuts, look on Ebay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,227,643
Posted By Frog uk
That looks like Hotel Yasmina at Erg Chebbi. ...

That looks like Hotel Yasmina at Erg Chebbi.

Me an a mate back in 2012

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae203/frogkatoom/marocco%20311_zpsov8ljpjk.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,629
Posted By Frog uk
Mine turned up this week (3 week wait which is...

Mine turned up this week (3 week wait which is fine ) box and packaging were perfect, and IMO very well packaged. I don't think you can blame Rade for the state of the box because some Muppet has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By Frog uk
3 grand tops, but still worth more than a new...

3 grand tops, but still worth more than a new 1190.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Frog uk
It is a matter of opinion, but my 950 seems to...

It is a matter of opinion, but my 950 seems to start better with Iridiums, but it's not a night and day difference, after 9,000 miles they never look worn at all.

Are they worth the extra????
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Frog uk
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/...

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/cpmodem_method/valve_adjust.html

Read the above matey, on one cylinder TDC is lobes facing away from each other, the other cylinder TDC is the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Frog uk
Utterly pointless IMO, running the engine at 4000...

Utterly pointless IMO, running the engine at 4000 revs in neutral without load makes no difference to setting at idle, the butterflies will be next to nothing off their stops, nothing like 4,000 revs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By Frog uk
That's fooked. New engine.

That's fooked. New engine.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-12-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,520
Posted By Frog uk
That explains why some dealers don't want to...

That explains why some dealers don't want to replace the motor, not a five minute job is it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Frog uk
Mine went a few years back ...

Mine went a few years back

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae203/frogkatoom/IMAG0123.jpg (http://s972.photobucket.com/user/frogkatoom/media/IMAG0123.jpg.html)


Replaced with a new OEM,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By Frog uk
Don't bother with a helicoil, I did the same...

Don't bother with a helicoil, I did the same 10,000 miles ago, just tap out for a 6mm bolt, loads of meat in the casting, no issue's at all since doing it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Frog uk
Start with the wiring diagram, disconnect...

Start with the wiring diagram, disconnect everything on that fuses circuit, if it still blows its the wiring for sure, reconnect one thing at a time, when it blows its either that or the wiring to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Frog uk
What size fuse, was it cold. My original 5 amp...

What size fuse, was it cold.
My original 5 amp fuse used to blow occasionally with the heated grips on, eventually figured out it was the carb heaters switching on at the same time as the grips...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,005
Posted By Frog uk
Mine 950 is the same. Stock jetting. Runs fine at...

Mine 950 is the same. Stock jetting. Runs fine at sea level and as high as 8,500 feet, which is the highest it's been.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,005
Posted By Frog uk
Both great. Personal preference for carbs...

Both great.

Personal preference for carbs for me, but be happy to have fi , just need different fettling to personalise the response.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 198,977
Posted By Frog uk
Are you using oil? That looks like burnt oil...

Are you using oil?

That looks like burnt oil every day of the week.

Ignore the heroes who think you're not riding it hard enough, utter bollocks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,868
Posted By Frog uk
Friend got an 1150 GS when I got my 950 over 4...

Friend got an 1150 GS when I got my 950 over 4 years ago, we swapped for a ride, gave it back after 10 minutes, overweight, underpowered, jelly with choppy suspension.

30,000 miles later still...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,893
Posted By Frog uk
He'll yes, develop the 9*0 range, sort the few...

He'll yes, develop the 9*0 range, sort the few known issues, take off 20 kilos, from the front preferably, add a little extra mpg, that's it, nothing else.

Mind you, losing the 20 kilos wouldn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,620
Posted By Frog uk
Rode an 07 990 with ABS before buying my 950...

Rode an 07 990 with ABS before buying my 950 without ABS.

The ABS was utter shit, cutting in all the time on the road when ridden aggressively, the 950 ridden the same way just behaved like a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By Frog uk
I've fitted the floating rotors to my older 950,...

I've fitted the floating rotors to my older 950, I needed to machine around 1mm off the back of the bracket carriers to allow clearance for the "buttons" but work fine, better than the old rigid...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By Frog uk
Yep. Same Mitsubishi pump as the AT.

Yep. Same Mitsubishi pump as the AT.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By Frog uk
I think the Facet has been found out as no more...

I think the Facet has been found out as no more reliable or long lasting than the stock pump, I've just replaced my stock pump 45,000 miles (on its second set of points) for..........another stock...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,475
Posted By Frog uk
Don't see the WP as a major problem. It's easy to...

Don't see the WP as a major problem. It's easy to replace, well known and documented issue, carry a spare shaft and seal if your in a big trip, they take up no room at all.

I've got 45,000 miles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By Frog uk
And what the forums called.

And what the forums called.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,227,643
Posted By Frog uk
Do I get the prize for naming the mystery...

Do I get the prize for naming the mystery silencer?

2000 R1..:clap

Nice work on the rear tank, assuming that's what it is.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By Frog uk
It'll be interesting to see how you get on with...

It'll be interesting to see how you get on with this, the stock set up is pretty marginal as it stands.

Fitted a Brembo Radial pump to my old R1 and that made a massive difference, feel more than...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,608
Posted By Frog uk
+1 Nice to have your insightful balanced...

+1

Nice to have your insightful balanced views back again.:clap:clap

Did you manage to sell your 1190?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,867
Posted By Frog uk
It certainly feels like the old OC again, if...

It certainly feels like the old OC again, if still a little slow, but I'm sure it'll get there once folk realise all the back stabbing and name calling has moved on.

Mods, thanks again big time.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,227,643
Posted By Frog uk
Nice job

Nice job
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 16,474
Posted By Frog uk
The front sprocket nut on my 950 kept coming...

The front sprocket nut on my 950 kept coming loose despite using new washers, properly torqued and staked over. Just use a bit of blue loctite as well now and not happened again.
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