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Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
Todd- Your Fuel screws are pretty close to...

Todd-

Your Fuel screws are pretty close to the limit of effectiveness at 3 turns out- consider larger mains- (for your local riding not the IDBDR).

Last fall on the AZBDR ( which has similar...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,627
Posted By ABuck99
Mountain Hybrid: Xcellent in Rocky-Sandy

I'm impressed with the OP's ability to shred rubber. :clap Riding style probably has something to do with tire life span. :lol3 I'll preface Im an advanced rider, not an expert rider, and not as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ABuck99
The steel plates don't wear down in thickness,...

The steel plates don't wear down in thickness, but they can get grooved usually the one furthest inside. The service manual doesn't spec any wear limit, or offer any thickness details.

For...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 75,972
Posted By ABuck99
"I don't know why" I know why, 'cause there's...

"I don't know why" I know why, 'cause there's always cool shit happening in your garage, delivery men and postal carriers, other folks coming and going, & all sorts of tinkering day & night. That...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 75,972
Posted By ABuck99
I like what your dog added to the clip at a the...

I like what your dog added to the clip at a the end. Must be his stamp of approval.
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
Im not running a 2-1, nor do any of my 950/990...

Im not running a 2-1, nor do any of my 950/990 riding buddies. I'm one for squeezing in some extra performance where ever possible but for purely aesthetic reasons, I just think the dual exhaust...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
Interesting comments Mousitsas: I rode a friends...

Interesting comments Mousitsas: I rode a friends 950 who installed the SW7 kit using just the stock KTM needles. I noticed the same things you found. The throttle response was so smooth, power...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By ABuck99
Another tire(d) thread

I've never experienced any of those issues with the 908. But maybe you shred your 950 harder than me.

I like the 908 rear. It's my go to offroad tire on my 950. I run 2 sets of wheels, so the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By ABuck99
Hey guys the CW article was in reference to the...

Hey guys the CW article was in reference to the 1190- the OP has an 08 990

To me that does not look normal, there appears to be both oil residue from the crankcase breather, or ethanol additive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,286
Posted By ABuck99
Wans & SorB Thank you for the routing...

Wans & SorB Thank you for the routing suggestions. I've read some interesting things about Hells Canyon, want to see some of that. If you don't mind, I may PM you for more answers later on when I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,286
Posted By ABuck99
Dirt preferably. I'm thinking to spend no more...

Dirt preferably. I'm thinking to spend no more than 3 days to loop back to Twin Falls. Thanks for any suggestions.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,286
Posted By ABuck99
Looping Back to Twin Falls

Since the route terminates near the Canadian border, does anyone have suggestions for a scenic return route through Eastern WA & OR? Trying to put together a nice return route back to Twin Falls.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,539
Posted By ABuck99
Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking...

Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking forward to breakfasts cooked on your new portable cook top on the IDBDR this fall. Could you add to the menu western omelets, and pancakes & bacon please.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,286
Posted By ABuck99
D.i.y.

DIY , save the money and have a nice steak dinner instead. You might ship ahead to a UPS store, FedEx or a mail handler, or an inmate. Motorcycle Superstore, Rocky Mountain MC ship free ( or darn...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip...

I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip at #4 position and 4mm floats.(900ft elevation for lurkers) I have tried numerous variations of jetting set ups , using including trying 45 pilots, &...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By ABuck99
Possible Causes 1. Loose battery terminal or...

Possible Causes

1. Loose battery terminal or worn wire at steering head
2. Worn TPS
3. Clogged Fuel Filter
4. Sidestand switch
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
What's the purpose of adding the breather filter?...

What's the purpose of adding the breather filter? It's not really necessary right?. Doesnt the one way check valve keep vapor flowing in 1 direction? In my sW7 kit it came with some extra hose so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By ABuck99
Snake oil

my observation with ethanol treatments like startron , or ethanol equalizer from liquid performance is that they cause more harm than good. These additives emulsify and suspend the moisture and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 178,344
Posted By ABuck99
Laugh Hey Blue, I followed this build from the...

Hey Blue,

I followed this build from the beginning. I was amazed when I saw this bike would now be residing in Georgia! I had hoped to meet jerryK at the Taos kTm event, and talk about this build...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By ABuck99
If this is the part you're talking about:...

If this is the part you're talking about: 60031099000

if you really need it, wait till Munn racing does one of their 20% 0r 25% off sales which should take the sting out of the price a little....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By ABuck99
Oberon Performance...

Oberon Performance (http://www.oberon-performance.co.uk/acatalog/Clutch_Slave_Cylinders_CSC.html) in the UK makes a well designed aftermarket slave replacement for several brands including BMW (...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By ABuck99
Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to...

Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to have that problem solved.

Was the 1290 starter a warranty upgrade or an out of pocket upgrade? What was the cost on that by chance.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By ABuck99
What Chuck said: Works Had the same issue,...

What Chuck said: Works

Had the same issue, usually only when cold, but none the less when I swapped the bottom steel with another steel in the stack, it cured that chatter & grabbing problem. 31k...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By ABuck99
4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others...

4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others too) might have just broken in the exhaust wrap inside. The open air filter resonance may contribute to noise as well. As for the vibes, what happens...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By ABuck99
Galfer makes an excellent solution with their...

Galfer makes an excellent solution with their wave rotor: Front Part # DF770FLW for 950/990 non-abs, there is another part # for the left side if you have abs. I think its DF770FLA but not sure.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By ABuck99
Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing);...

Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing); looks like this would be the fit for an LC8 @ $99 (nice price), but some LiFePo experts here might say its underrated for this application.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,894
Posted By ABuck99
I have both the Kermit and a Helinox- ...

I have both the Kermit and a Helinox-

Kermit is great, sturdy and super comfortable sitting. Im 220 and its the only packable that I can sit in comfortably. Kermit is great when weight and space...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,656
Posted By ABuck99
RodKnee- Thanks for getting Hammerhead on the...

RodKnee- Thanks for getting Hammerhead on the task- not sure why they dropped it, and sure am happy they are producing a run. Seems like there is enough 990-950 product out there to support actually...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 109,355
Posted By ABuck99
Yes FP needles, Clip in Position #4, fat shim...

Yes FP needles,
Clip in Position #4, fat shim on top
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By ABuck99
:eek1 I would change my oil asap. Thats no good. ...

:eek1 I would change my oil asap. Thats no good.

NoToil Rim grease is fine to create a sealing surface between the base plate & filter. Ive used it for a couple of years with out any issues.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By ABuck99
Fair enough- I figured since he said was starting...

Fair enough- I figured since he said was starting below 30 F that any frosted moisture or condensate might create some issues? I dont know if they work or not either- might be a topic for another...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By ABuck99
Check that your carb heaters are...

Check that your carb heaters are functional/working.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,503
Posted By ABuck99
Cool- I'd be in for a speedo & tach as...

Cool-

I'd be in for a speedo & tach as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By ABuck99
In case Questor doesn't have one…. Check the...

In case Questor doesn't have one….

Check the flea market- this dude has the hard parts billet one: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1040430,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By ABuck99
Check the measurements between the 1.75 and 1...

Check the measurements between the 1.75 and 1 gallon. They are virtually the same footprint, the 1.75 has just a bit more width. You can find rotopax blems on ebay- they sell for 30+/-% off, sold &...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By ABuck99
Caliper Pistons Are Directional…..doh!

Epilogue…..

I figured it out. :clap Another learning moment.

I went back and pulled the caliper off, and noticed that I had installed the caliper pistons wrong side out. :cry, which meant...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By ABuck99
Have the same problem- wrapped the lines with...

Have the same problem- wrapped the lines with silicone tape, and 1 wrap of electrical over that. Not perfect, but its keeping the lines from wearing any further.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By ABuck99
To refresh the Brembo Caliper Re-fresh.... ...

To refresh the Brembo Caliper Re-fresh....

Calipers came off, pulled out the pistons, rather blew them out with compressed air ( KaPow) pulled the seals & cleaned everything up. Installed new...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,010
Posted By ABuck99
Please add me to the list: Abuck99

Please add me to the list: Abuck99
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,010
Posted By ABuck99
Looks interesting. Looks very close to the ones...

Looks interesting. Looks very close to the ones offered in Australia- at about half of the price: http://liquidcontainment.com.au/cartpage/viewproduct/21/10-litre-Touring-Jerry-Can

.95mm TPU;
...
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