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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By slackeye_images
Cool. If I was smarter, I would've checked the...

Cool. If I was smarter, I would've checked the HOW closer, however on impulse, I posted that image!
Glad to know that the clutch system is a sealed one and that the silty fluid is <somewhat>...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By slackeye_images
Thanks Gents. You've eased my mind. I was...

Thanks Gents.

You've eased my mind. I was worried when I saw that recess on my machine, but couldn't see it in photos of others'. The reason I had mine apart was for the jet issue as well. It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By slackeye_images
Clutch Shaft Problem? Opinions?

Hey all,
There seems, to my untrained eye, uneven wear on the slave clutch side of the push-rod housing. I don't think the housing is supposed to be OVAL.
I'm thinking this would explain why my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By slackeye_images
Thank you, Gents, for your assertions. I do...

Thank you, Gents, for your assertions. I do agree that it is normal for *some* friction, but perhaps my 990 is exhibiting more than it should.

I'll go spin the wheels and get report back.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By slackeye_images
2007 KTM 990 Adventure Brakes (Question)

Okay, I know there's been a bzillion (or so) questions about this, but I don't have the time to disseminate threads at this point.

A simple and perhaps dumb question:
When the 990 is on the stand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,328
Posted By slackeye_images
Holy Crap

Geez..I just came across this thread (I pulled my head outta my A$$)...
I am sorry you were sick, and hope that your recovery is FULL and you're able to twist a throttle (on something bigger than a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By slackeye_images
Thank you gentlemen, I shall read more and...

Thank you gentlemen,
I shall read more and decide if I will do the easy/free mod.
=]
..RG.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By slackeye_images
KTM 990 'Butterfly' Removal Update.

Hello (fellow) Inmates,
I have done hours of reading on the forums here regarding MANY issues/mods/conversions/updates for the KTM 990. One burning question that seems to be on-track to having a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,783
Posted By slackeye_images
Fuel Whore.

Hey Peoples,

I'm in the same boat as the 30mpg crew.
(07 990A, stock cans, stock mapping, 16-45 gears, D909/D908 tyres).
Since I bought the bike new in 07, I've had pretty much consistantly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,380
Posted By slackeye_images
Fkn trolls

____________
BOLLOCKS!!!

I *knew* it <somehow> ... it was the "Latte"...and the upturned pinky-finger, that gave it away. Hell, if he had traction control, you wouldn't be able to see the smoke...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,380
Posted By slackeye_images
Electro-Douche-990

Originally Posted by HWSNBN
No offense taken, but alas, the 990 seems to be the new TRUE adventure rider's choice. Seems only practical that it be outfitted with all the latest...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By slackeye_images
Rocky Mountain GS Challenge

Hello all,

There is a new group on FB called "Rockey Mountain GS Challenge 2012". If you would like to join and keep up on the latest and connect with like-minded friends and riders, you are...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 35,333
Posted By slackeye_images
BCBTR4 - published in Slackeye Emag..

Hello Everyone,

Carel Oberholzer was kind enough to submit a story about this very ride (BCBTR4) and it was published here: slackeye.com

Enjoy .. and feel free to submit any future...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By slackeye_images
Thanks for links, comments and suggestions guys. ...

Thanks for links, comments and suggestions guys.

I did the old vacuum cleaner trick, got the oil jet nut out and blew it with air.

I'm a little worried and hope that I've threaded it in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By slackeye_images
Yo, Thanks for the replies. Seems normal, i...

Yo,

Thanks for the replies. Seems normal, i guess..?

Laters.
RG.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By slackeye_images
Mystery Bolt Hole

Hey All,

I have the Left hand side and top of my 2007 990A all apart (that's another long sordid affair..) and noticed this mystery bolt hole (see images below).

It's really shiny (still) with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By slackeye_images
gearbox..

Will do; Thanks; RG.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By slackeye_images
990A gear box

I have a 2007 990 Adventure (25000km).

1. I've noticed in the last 8000km that the gear box has been having trouble shifting up to 3rd and 6th gear; Like there's a bigger gap than the other...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,271
Posted By slackeye_images
2 Inches more than I have now

Hm. Well, that's what I've read by a few people, even tall ones, about the 1.25".

I'm 6'6" tall and stand on the pegs majority of the time when offroad, and find the stock ones have me bent right...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,271
Posted By slackeye_images
OhGosh

Thanks for clearing that up, sortof - clearer than the mud I was looking through.

International shipping can be a pain in the ass. I live in Canada, so this time will be easy. I ordered an extra...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,271
Posted By slackeye_images
rallyconnex / durham ebay sales

Hey Folks,

Just wondering, as I read through the posts, I had an experience similar to someone else:

1. 5 emails exchanged in 4 hours regarding 2" risers being in stock, costs, shipping, other...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,264
Views: 303,090
Posted By slackeye_images
"Impulsive Road Trip"

Hello Neighbours in the South,

I've got this ride I wana do...here's the post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=457098

Any ideas?
Thx,
RG
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By slackeye_images
Impulsive Road Trip

Hello Everyone,

I'm thinking of waking up in the morning (fRideay)and riding south from Vancouver, BC to Oregon?

Would anyone volunteer to show me some good riding and hospitality this weekend?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By slackeye_images
Panicky Numbnutz

Heyo,

Thanks for the quick reply! I tore that sucker back apart, in the regulation 2.5 minutes, you are right, only fits one way.

Phew. I hate panicking .. but I also hate wrecking parts.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By slackeye_images
HELP: Rear spacer wrong?

Hello Everyone,

It's 1930hrs (Pacific Time, Canada) and I've just installed a new rear tire.

The problem:
I have a 2007 990 Adventure, and ..
there's a spacer on the axle (right side -...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,909
Posted By slackeye_images
rims specs etc

Yo Guys,

I'm in a similar spot with my front rim. i'd like to have a new one "Laced", and am on a budget (like everyone these days).

Since I live in BC, I don't have the time to ride out to...
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