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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,319
Posted By rburkat
@scott, thanks for the info. What is the...

@scott, thanks for the info.

What is the recommended warming procedure? Should one just keep trying to start it to warm it up, or perhaps turn on the lights/high beam for a couple of minutes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,319
Posted By rburkat
Hi Antigravity, thanks for the info on the...

Hi Antigravity, thanks for the info on the internals. I actually have bought and ran, antigravity, shorai, and earthx batteries and am curious if you have any info on how the earthx technology and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 63,685
Posted By rburkat
Matt, that is great video of the single track....

Matt, that is great video of the single track. Sorry you crashed. It looked like a pretty hard smack. No wonder you weren't into it later on in the day.
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 63,685
Posted By rburkat
Just for you Matt, we reach into the archives and...

Just for you Matt, we reach into the archives and pull out the trail side Romanian moonshine infused fuel pump rebuild with KTM Fucktory engineers.

KTM Fucktory special tool part #OSO100003000...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,971
Posted By rburkat
Oh to think back to the day when I was so naive...

Oh to think back to the day when I was so naive worrying about crash bars and scratches.

http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p5pb4960843/p5pb4960843.jpg

Now it's all about performance, adventure and fun...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 63,685
Posted By rburkat
Ohh, I almost forgot to check in! Greetings...

Ohh, I almost forgot to check in!
Greetings OSOs from the great white north.
http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb11624216/p4pb11624216.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19,146
Views: 7,873,900
Posted By rburkat
It was really good practice for throttle control...

It was really good practice for throttle control and balance riding in the snow.
Especially there on climbs the most important thing is to keep the bike tires perpendicular to the ground. Every...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,356
Posted By rburkat
For those that are about to ride all year round,...

For those that are about to ride all year round, we salute you.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19,146
Views: 7,873,900
Posted By rburkat
Thanks man. Here is some action.... <iframe...

Thanks man. Here is some action....
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19,146
Views: 7,873,900
Posted By rburkat
I already knew that the KTM 990 was a dirtbike...

I already knew that the KTM 990 was a dirtbike and a trials bike, but now it's also a snowmobile. With some fresh knobbies on fresh powder we were surprised how far we were able to take it in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,043
Posted By rburkat
I have both the woodys 1.6 front and rear 2.5 and...

I have both the woodys 1.6 front and rear 2.5 and if you have them built with the stainless spokes, the wheels are heavier than the stock wider ones. fyi
Forum: Canada 09-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By rburkat
Need 18" tire in Nelson area. Stuck

One of our group split a rear tire on a 990.
We're stuck in Nelson
Any inmates in the area have a 18" rear we could buy?
Don't want to wait till Tuesday for shops to open
One of us can come pick...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,228
Posted By rburkat
You should put your 990 for sale immediately so...

You should put your 990 for sale immediately so someone can actually ride it and have fun with it. Don't waste this 990 life by making it a starbucks queen. It's the worst thing that could happen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,424
Posted By rburkat
Can you pass on to us the reasoning for the no...

Can you pass on to us the reasoning for the no split reason?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,424
Posted By rburkat
I agree. Why not make it like the Gspot...

I agree. Why not make it like the Gspot section...it has 2 sub categories.

Orange Crush
Adventure dirt bikes (9xx)
Adventure street bikes (1190, 1290)

In all seriousness it's just about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,637
Posted By rburkat
My bike had that same battery here. Left my bike...

My bike had that same battery here. Left my bike like this for about 16 hours ( had to walk out )

http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb10110865/p4pb10110865.jpg

Got there the next morning, and it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,405
Posted By rburkat
Nice foot peg, but it's made from aluminium which...

Nice foot peg, but it's made from aluminium which is soft and weak. Bought these, glanced a rock, and they just fell apart around the pin area. Not much strength/material there at all. Big waste...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,611
Views: 308,305
Posted By rburkat
I decided to pull the trigger on the large earthx...

I decided to pull the trigger on the large earthx battery, as my previous shorai died.


Here are some pics comparing the stock, shorai, earthx ETX36C
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,356
Posted By rburkat
Here is another 990 doing weird things at the...

Here is another 990 doing weird things at the Shane Watts school.

<iframe width='500' height='500' src='http://www.pinkbike.com/v/embed/374938/?colors=c80000' allowfullscreen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,356
Posted By rburkat
180 on a 990

I was trying to figure out a pivot turn on a 990. It's doable.

<iframe width='500' height='500' src='http://www.pinkbike.com/v/embed/374667/?colors=c80000' allowfullscreen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
Posted By rburkat
It LIVES! Here is a video of the first start...

It LIVES! Here is a video of the first start after the engine tear down...

<iframe width='960' height='540' src='http://www.pinkbike.com/v/embed/373763/?colors=c80000' allowfullscreen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By rburkat
The best way to check this is to pull the...

The best way to check this is to pull the connector on the radiator, and short the connector to ground it anywhere on your bike. ( the connector is on the right side of your bike at the bottom of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By rburkat
How do you figure? A fuse costs about $0.05 and...

How do you figure? A fuse costs about $0.05 and there is a spare one in the glove box usually. It takes a minute to change just by opening the glove box.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By rburkat
I had a weird overheating issue too, and it...

I had a weird overheating issue too, and it turned out to be my fan fuse. Yes weird. The fans were going on so I thought everything was fine, but what I did not realize the fans were actually only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By rburkat
I recently rode a 2007 990, and I loved the...

I recently rode a 2007 990, and I loved the throttle. So much sharper than a 2010 990. So much more responsive.
How can I get the same awesome functioning throttle on my 2010?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
Posted By rburkat
I got the stuff from here...

I got the stuff from here http://www.ktmpartshouse.com/

ZYLINDER & PISTON FRONT 6113003810023 $705.16
ZYLINDER & PISTON REAR 6113013810023 $704.23

Yes they came from ktm. They come...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By rburkat
ktm 990 clutch hub grind marks

I noticed these marks on my clutch hub. How are these caused? I looked at the clutch cover and I don't see a single mark on the inside, but these marks go right around this hub. These are deep...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By rburkat
I usually measure the shim that I take out, and...

I usually measure the shim that I take out, and then measure the one I'm trying to put in and make sure the difference is what is needed.
The reason is that I don't know if my calliper is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
Posted By rburkat
Thanks for the info guys. So I finally got all...

Thanks for the info guys. So I finally got all my parts. Also I just got my heads back from the machine shop. Recut seats, glass bead blasted, new valves, springs.

They look pretty nice. They...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,646
Posted By rburkat
After this past weekend's ride that had broken...

After this past weekend's ride that had broken chains and burt clutches. This is what completes my light solo ride kit.

ktm tool kit, zap straps, electrical tape
slime small air compresor,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,187
Posted By rburkat
Yeah for sure. Clarifying it to "clutch lever"...

Yeah for sure. Clarifying it to "clutch lever" side of the bike would be clear.
I think most people have no idea where the actual clutch is on the bike, and the clutch is the lever to them. Those...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,187
Posted By rburkat
I guess the confusion is this... Clutch...

I guess the confusion is this...

Clutch lever = left side
Clutch slave = left side
Clutch mechanism = right side
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By rburkat
Remember also that if you are on a trip and your...

Remember also that if you are on a trip and your paper filter gets plugged/pleated and you get no oil pressure, you can just put the bike on the side and remove the filter and get home. Better to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By rburkat
You need to make sure that the needle is pushed...

You need to make sure that the needle is pushed in fairly tight and not just dropped in. Essentially so the part with the oring seats and makes a seal.
Once you assemble the forks this will be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
Posted By rburkat
So I ended up ordering 2 new cylinder kits. ...

So I ended up ordering 2 new cylinder kits. Cylinder, piston, rings, wrist pin all in one package. Comes preassembled.
Both new cylinders and pistons have a 2 marking on them instead of my old...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,332,355
Posted By rburkat
You know....I wish I was smaller. I love my RFS...

You know....I wish I was smaller. I love my RFS and I use it a bit for adv stuff, but people just laugh at me when I pull up, and tell me to get a bigger bike. :poser
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,332,355
Posted By rburkat
I'll give this one a try. Never hear of these...

I'll give this one a try. Never hear of these guys but the stuff looks nice. Thanks for all the suggestions.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,332,355
Posted By rburkat
Hey guys is there a tough plastic skid plate like...

Hey guys is there a tough plastic skid plate like the TM Designworks one, but for an RFS. I don't see a version for RFS here http://www.tmdesignworks.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=325_327_354...
Forum: Racing 06-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,128
Posted By rburkat
Awesome to hear the rumor confirmed Scotty, and...

Awesome to hear the rumor confirmed Scotty, and I'm in on my KTM 990r.
Just stated refresh of my bike specifically for this event.
Long way to go till I have my bike in my living room!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
Posted By rburkat
Thank for the info. So I decided to disassemble...

Thank for the info. So I decided to disassemble things further than I have ever done before.

Engine out
http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p5pb11041022/p5pb11041022.jpg

Took the rear piston out. Thats...
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