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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,294
Posted By blue
1290 pics

http://cmgonline.com/news/2012/04/24/ktm-1290-spy-shots/[/URL]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,225
Posted By blue
Nice

Looks like fun :)
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By blue
Peak Charles track

It's a good ride, we did it last week. Grader has been through there recently. Def head back to PC again, top spot. +/-320kms PC - LK
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,630
Posted By blue
G'day syzygy9 I'm back in town in a week so...

G'day syzygy9

I'm back in town in a week so I'll give you a shout then and you can check it out.

Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,630
Posted By blue
Aqualine Tank

I've got a 990r with the safari tank. I'm not sure what the weight diff is but I don't really notice the extra weight unless 3/4+ full. Handling def affects handling full. For me at 90kgs the R...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,105
Posted By blue
Poor performance

Sadly I think Marcos injuries were such that the damage was terminal on impact. This fact doesnt excuse such poor handling of him by the ert. I was at the track watching the race and saw the...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,520
Posted By blue
Sad day at Sepang

I just got back from Sepang and there was a pretty somber mood all over, From the track, hotel even the taxi drivers in KL were down about it, obviously a very popular bloke. Sad to see a young rider...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,658
Posted By blue
Four Strokes of Luck

Looks like a good yarn. A couple of ozzy blokes having a good go at it in Sth America. They fit 2 inboards (their bikes) to an old boat to get around the Darien Gap
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By blue
Thanks

Thanks very much gents I'll check the throttle bodies when I get home.
No issues with stalling only high revs

Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By blue
High revs

G'day . I was riding my 990 home the other day and out of the blue it started revving high. As I rolled off the throttle the revs would not drop accordingly. Like the throttle is stuck but it wasn't....
Forum: Australia 07-25-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By blue
G'day Alex, You're correct on all points,...

G'day Alex,

You're correct on all points, sorry for bum steer. Track due south through rudall river, right at talawana track through to jiggalong (good condition)

I was solo and didn't have...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,377
Posted By blue
Do it

I'm on my 4th 950/990 ADV and apart from a hose or two I've had no probs. None had an easy life but oil changes etc as prescribed. If you get a bad one you'd be very unlucky.

You're pretty right...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By blue
660 not 690

It's an old bike pre 640 adv so 20k is a bit rich IMO, 690 rally is ab 45-50k. Hope that after stringing it out for so long we get the non rally, consumer version sometime soon
Forum: Australia 07-25-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By blue
Road Conditions

G'day Alex,

Your trip sounds great.

I rode from Perth to Telfer in June. We took 90% offroad and was a fantastic trip. Great scenery and tracks. On the return trip I took the Rudall River Rd...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8,999
Views: 643,391
Posted By blue
Could be keen

G'day Darren

Might have to go down sth but if not I'd be keen for a run we'd or thurs.

Was think lancelin, what you thinking?

I'll know what's happening tomorrow

Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By blue
Expiry date

Thanks for everyones input. Unfortunately I didn't check the tyres date and it's in the bin now. Seems like a mixed bag of experiences.

I guess it was an old tyre thought there is high turnover...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By blue
Michy Desert self destructed

G'day,

I was on a trip from northern Australia back to Perth during the week. Fitted a new desert on the rear and headed off.

The first 200kms was deep sand and gravel all of which was fairly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By blue
Thanks gentlemen

Spafxer - lol thanks for your words of wisdom

Geometrician - you are a scholar and a gentleman. Many thanks for checking out your bike and the Fiche Site. I too had a look and agree 27 is the key...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By blue
Rear Wheel Spacers

G'day all

I'm getting ready to ride home from work (2800kms desert) and I have a problem. I had the tyre guys at work put some fresh rubber on the 990 as they have all the gear and saved my some...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 36,427
Posted By blue
One more

One more
Forum: Australia 06-13-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 36,427
Posted By blue
Gday fellas The plan sounds like a good one....

Gday fellas

The plan sounds like a good one.

I'm heading through desert queens next week on the 990. Bit of a stretch on fuel for sure so got my fingers crossed :-)

Had a great ride up to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By blue
Like Roundoz said

Weld86's plates are very well made at a good price. Good to deal with as well
Forum: Australia 04-21-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,186
Posted By blue
Tyres for bikes

Perth is suffering the effects of the boom. Extortionate prices and shite service across the board.

On a positive I've always been very happy spending my money with Tyres for Bikes in Vic Park....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By blue
I'm running 990R with wings no inserts and akro...

I'm running 990R with wings no inserts and akro map. Power softened considerably from stock. Added a bmc airfilter and 15min idle reset, power is good as new now. Fuel economy ok not great at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By blue
Anyone dyno'd their 990R Adv with TuneECU?

Hi All

Wondering if anyone has used the tuneECU software to dyno a 2010-2011 Adv 990/R yet? Had a look on the tuneECU site but there are no custom maps there yet.

I'm planning to get my R...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 43,612
Posted By blue
Priming

G'day Jay

Thanks for the info re prep and painting. You definitely saved me some pain there. Will give the full prep, prime and paint a go.

Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 43,612
Posted By blue
Got mine

I ordered the rally raid screen at http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/store/ktm-950-990-adventure-smc-enduro
Arrived in Perth in a matter of days.
Think it totaled $125AUD. Finish is ok, I tried...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8,999
Views: 643,391
Posted By blue
Any takers?

Anyone up for a spin in the morning?
Forum: Australia 02-11-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8,999
Views: 643,391
Posted By blue
Keen

I'd be keen for a blat on Sunday if it goes ahead. I'm not fussed where.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,867,162
Posted By blue
Greenpat! Longtime no beer. Keen for a hills or...

Greenpat! Longtime no beer. Keen for a hills or lancelin run for sure. Tad warm on it. Heading up to the kimberly's in may/June if u keen
Forum: Australia 02-11-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,037
Posted By blue
990

G'day Factory, I used a 640 super motard high guard and sx50/80? Fork protectors. Guards need a small plate at the bottom to make it proper. Only get 2 of 3 bolts in but it's holding well after...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,037
Posted By blue
Bought this one in august and been chipping away...

Bought this one in august and been chipping away at it in between rides. Fitted the lights this week and they don't work. Don't want to have to take those tanks off again in a hurry..
Bloody...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,867,162
Posted By blue
Added a few bits and pieces today. Lights...

Added a few bits and pieces today. Lights installed but don't work unfortunately, will check them out when my blood pressure drops from refitting the safari tanks...
TuneECU, dyno and one of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,083
Posted By blue
You can borrow mine

G'day KTM pilot. Drop me a line and I'll give u my mob #. I've got a cable handy. Cheers Matt
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,083
Posted By blue
VeeTwo Dyno

Firstly thanks to Ken, I received my ecu plug.

Thanks also to the guys at TuneEcu for taking the time to find a fix for the lack of tuneability of the LC8 engine, much appreciated.

I've got a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,283
Posted By blue
LC8 white map

Catalina

I see u have a 990adv R also.

I recently fitted mine with wings exhausts and loaded the akro map. Result = drop in power, the dreaded jerky throttle off idle and decreased fuel...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By blue
Bolton it is

Thanks uncut, going to visit a mate kyneton for few days so that'll be just the shot. Cheers for the feedback
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By blue
Thanks fellas, I'll give boltons a crack. Don't...

Thanks fellas, I'll give boltons a crack. Don't mind paying a bit more if it's done right. Appreciate the feedback, cheers
Forum: Australia 09-21-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By blue
990

G'day Knackers, yep chasing a service for 990R adv. Why double the price?
Hey have u got the workshop sorted? Still chasing a bashplate and rear rack. I'll be passing through Adelaide on the way.
...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By blue
Anyone recommend KTM Service Centre in VIC

G'day All

Heading to PI from Perth for the motogp in Oct. Will need to get a 7500km service in the Melbourne area. Don't mind traveling further afield for a good mechanic.

Anyone use Boltons?
...
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