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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,353
Posted By jonyfi
Hmmm, I bought an 04 last year and it has the...

Hmmm, I bought an 04 last year and it has the Walking" issue... I was told by a fellow inmate that one of the things I should look into was replacing some long piston or shaft associated with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By jonyfi
Maybe that's what helped my first 950 water pump...

Maybe that's what helped my first 950 water pump go so long... I did a valve adjustment not long after getting it and flushed out the coolant system during the process...

Good point!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By jonyfi
32,000 miles, it already had a water pump rebuild...

32,000 miles, it already had a water pump rebuild (I'm not home so I can't access the info when), but I figured it would still be good for awhile...

I got lucky with my previous 950, it had around...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By jonyfi
Well it appears the running issue was associated...

Well it appears the running issue was associated with another...
Turns out my water pump seal was leaking and as o was crossing the country I began to notice a gradual and small coolant loss,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By jonyfi
Hey, thanks for the offer! U.S. I pulled the...

Hey, thanks for the offer! U.S. I pulled the filter and rode it out... Fay Myers in Denver had an opening in their service schedule and fixed it right up for me!
I'm hangin with a friend in Denver...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, I'm glad it didn't get worse... It's all...

Ya, I'm glad it didn't get worse...
It's all fixed thanks to Fay Myers motorcycle world in Denver... and it's actually running better after the repair... and they claim they didn't find any issues...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By jonyfi
950 water pump seal failure

Well, I'm crossing the country east to west heading back home and I started using up coolant. I've been lucky that a shop here in Denver can get things back to normal for me...

Oddly enough this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By jonyfi
U.S., it's something I should familiarize myself...

U.S., it's something I should familiarize myself with... thanks for the nudge...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By jonyfi
Luckily is a slow leak so I was able to ride it...

Luckily is a slow leak so I was able to ride it to Denver and it's getting the TLC it needs at Fay Myers!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By jonyfi
Ah, just pulled the paper oil filter, I'll limp...

Ah, just pulled the paper oil filter, I'll limp along to within a 200 miles of Denver and have AAA tow it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By jonyfi
Broke down in Lincoln NE, Dillion brothers motor sports Omaha NE

Anyone know if these guys service ktm 950s?!?!?

I'm on a cross country trip and I'm in Lincoln and my water pump seal has blown!
I have an appointment for other service in Denver tomorrow though...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By jonyfi
Great simple fix! I've been trying to find a...

Great simple fix!

I've been trying to find a shop that would straighten out for me... I started looking closer to Massachusetts where I'm starting from...
I found Holeshot in Ohio but they were...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jonyfi
Well, chatted with the folks at Holeshot... they...

Well, chatted with the folks at Holeshot... they sound like decent folks, unfortunately they are 4 weeks out with their service work. Looks like I'll have to shoot for somewhere in Denver...

Worse...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By jonyfi
Well I'm staying optimistic that's the issue:D ...

Well I'm staying optimistic that's the issue:D
I'm headed back across the U.S., I'm going to try to find a shop along the way that can schedule me in for the carb synch...

I leave Monday from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jonyfi
Thanks Chip! I'll give them a call and see if the...

Thanks Chip! I'll give them a call and see if the can schedule me in along the way!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jonyfi
Hey Michael, I'm figuring the carbs need...

Hey Michael, I'm figuring the carbs need readjustment... I took everything apart (after scuderia in San Francisco synch-d the carbs) to replace the oil pressure sending unit which was leaking... I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By jonyfi
KTM shop in Akron,OH

Hey all, I'm heading back west across country on my KTM 950 and its not running so well... I see there is a dealer in Akron calked Holeshot(?)...
Anyone know if they have techs experienced working...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By jonyfi
950 slight running issue

So I'm having some issues with more than usual backfire on decel on one cylinder, slight rough acceleration and running at lower RPM, and a RPM gauge that's not operating smoothly/steady while...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
Well I'm back on the road, thanks to a lot of...

Well I'm back on the road, thanks to a lot of help from a local motorcyclist who went out of her way to help a broke down solo rider:freaky

And of course many big thanks to R and S power sports...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonyfi
Ya all is getting back to normal... Filled with...

Ya all is getting back to normal...
Filled with ATF and it's holding up thus far around town.

R and S motorsports here is swapping out my repaired tube and wouldn't you know I had a leaking fork...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, B on Whls I'm not opposed to that and have...

Ya, B on Whls I'm not opposed to that and have had to do this with this bike and others but fully loaded and in the city it's easier to stay at the shop and wait o the next day then tackle the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
All good! I've gotten some help from a passing...

All good! I've gotten some help from a passing motorcyclist... Got some ATF and the seal is holding so at least I'm mobil for tonight and I'll get back to the shop tomorrow morning to get the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonyfi
KOOL, it took some time but some fellow inmates...

KOOL, it took some time but some fellow inmates have offered help..
Though a passing local motorcyclist stopped by curious and they are helping me out! A little progress!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
KOOL! Chatted with KTMSER and just after a...

KOOL! Chatted with KTMSER and just after a motorcyclist happened to see me here and stop by, they are going to get me some ATF , if the seal holds I'll get to the auto shop and get a new o ring......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
Hey! S. Ya I'd love to just get to an auto...

Hey! S.
Ya I'd love to just get to an auto parts store or some place to at least get fluid, but everything is a bit of a walk from me and I'm not willing to leave all my gear unattended...

I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
:rofl Ya, luckily I have some shade...

:rofl

Ya, luckily I have some shade available...
As the sun moves I move...
If I could just get ahold of some fluid for the system I'm hoping the leak isn't so bad and I could load back up and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonyfi
Right on, that's where I started... ...

Right on, that's where I started...

Unfortunately, ktm shop here is closed along with most shops...
Those that are open don't carry the fluid I need or don't want to deliver...
I'm trying...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
Ktm shop closed, like many other shops... I've...

Ktm shop closed, like many other shops...
I've called around and those who are open either don't have the fluid I need or aren't helpful at all...

Bummer, fully loaded and can't leave my bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonyfi
Oh, ya good advice... I just ASSsumed :D it was...

Oh, ya good advice... I just ASSsumed :D it was the seal, I'll keep that in mind. All I can do is start with the seal and do a real good inspection while apart then hope for the best...

Worst part...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By jonyfi
In Albuquerque New Mexico broke down

Was just in Death Valley/saline valley , had to deal with flat issues there...
Noticed early today my clutch was feeling different...looked for leak but it's greasy down there from chain lune, I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By jonyfi
Broke down in Albuquerque New Mexico

Was just in Death Valley/saline valley , had to deal with flat issues there...
Noticed early today my clutch was feeling different...looked for leak but it's greasy down there from chain lune, I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By jonyfi
Any shops open on Sundays in flagstaff?

In here in flagstaff, running on a patched rear tube.... Would like to get it replaced and have the rim strip replaced... Shop that installed my new rear tire may have caused on my flat issues in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By jonyfi
I just installed as it was previously... Though...

I just installed as it was previously... Though upon installation and re-adjustment of the forks for an upcoming loaded trip I found both fork spring loads totally back off :huh wondering if that led...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By jonyfi
Fork leg install 950 adv

So I'm about to reinstall one of my fork legs after an overhaul...
I was looking at the ktm manual for torque specs when I noticed it says fork should protrude 5 mm past top fork clamp...

Though...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By jonyfi
Well, after tearing it all apart and purchasing a...

Well, after tearing it all apart and purchasing a new gasket AND oil pressure sensor (thanks to the knowledgable folks at Scuderia San Francisco they suggested replacing the oil pressure sensor too...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, it's a lot of work to get down to those...

Ya, it's a lot of work to get down to those carbs...
Though the more you do it the easier and quicker it goes!
I would think, like you're heading, start with air, then onward to fuel and spark......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 534,036
Posted By jonyfi
I'm thinking I'm going to do the ride leaving...

I'm thinking I'm going to do the ride leaving Friday October 3rd...
I'm busy reassembling my ktm 950 after an oil leak repair, if for some reason I can't use that bike I'll be taking my klr 650...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, I've never done that:huh On both the KTMs...

Ya, I've never done that:huh
On both the KTMs I've owned, I've moved them around, taken it off, and haven't had any issues with loosening up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By jonyfi
Ya!

Ya!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By jonyfi
Well the award goes to.... KTMSER! Tore...

Well the award goes to.... KTMSER!
Tore everything off tonight (radiator, fairings, tanks, carbs, air box) AHHHHHHH:becca
And was able to pinpoint the leak location:D
... Yup the oil pressure...
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