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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,195
I see that!:lol3 That said, I do myself a...

I see that!:lol3

That said, I do myself a fair few "favors"...:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,118,007
Just finished putting the plastics back on my 04...

Just finished putting the plastics back on my 04 silver 950 after a several weeks long process of doing a valve adjust/oil change/cooling system service. :lol3
I always take forever waiting on parts...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,195
Torque specs, dude. Torque specs. :lol3

Torque specs, dude. Torque specs. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
What if the crack gets bigger, hmm? :umph ...

What if the crack gets bigger, hmm? :umph


Duct tape would be the po' man's fix. The kind that has the stronger adhesive. But they're cheap enough so I'd just replace it outright and be done with...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
That's interesting. My first thought would be...

That's interesting. My first thought would be computer logic, i.e. if the oil gets down to a certain point it flashes those lamps to make you aware of it. I kind of doubt that's the case though, or...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Crazy story. I'm actually putting a Scott's...

Crazy story.

I'm actually putting a Scott's stainless steel oil filter in the bike. Totally avoiding restriction issues with the oil filter. I know it means I can't look at the filter and tell if...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Intriguing. I'll have a better listen when she's...

Intriguing. I'll have a better listen when she's all back together.

'Haps I'll do the CCTs as PM anyways. Or at least pull the ones that are in there out and check them over.

Strange I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Seems interesting, as long as it doesn't use the...

Seems interesting, as long as it doesn't use the crappy points that the OEM pump uses.

A more reliable pump that's plug and play sounds very promising.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
I'm actually replacing oil while I do all this...

I'm actually replacing oil while I do all this stuff. Valve check, draining and refilling cooling system, and doing oil change all at the same time.
Oil filter came out looking good. Putting in a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
I highly doubt it is the drive chain. I've never...

I highly doubt it is the drive chain. I've never had a drive chain make that noise, ever.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Knowing some of the initial teething issues the...

Knowing some of the initial teething issues the 1190 seems to have, I would still buy one. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Cam chain noise in top gear?

So on my 04 950 Adventure.... did a nice 200+ mile ride this past weekend. I noticed a couple of things... on warm starts (not sure if it happened when cold) I noticed a quick clatter noise from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
That same inaccuracy is present on the 640 and...

That same inaccuracy is present on the 640 and 950/990 Adventure. On those models, you could change the wheel size to 19 inch on the speedo settings and the speedo would be spot on, but the odo would...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,118,007
I'm kinda liking the SW7 solution. 'Haps that may...

I'm kinda liking the SW7 solution. 'Haps that may be in the works. I also have to take care of aome things like the fuel pump and slave cylinder.... for another day. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,118,007
Yesterday I starting tearing into the my 04...

Yesterday I starting tearing into the my 04 preparing to check the valves and give the bike a good, solid checkover. I have not taken the tanks off at all since I bought the bike a few weeks ago, so...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
A brand new radiator from Munn is $340. Don't...

A brand new radiator from Munn is $340. Don't think it comes with all new fittings and cap.

Here's how I see it:

For the cost of repairing the radiator at a repair shop, plus the milage that...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,823
Good question, I'll have to check and see what I...

Good question, I'll have to check and see what I had them at. I honestly didn't check beforehand.

I tend to run tires a few pounds below street pressures when I ride offroad.


Also I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,823
Assuming you're talking about the Pirelli...

Assuming you're talking about the Pirelli Scorpion A/T... I just got done doing the Dirty Face dual sport ride in Washington this weekend and I rode the shit out of mine. :lol3

Hooked up fine on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Geebus man. Hope a speedy recovery comes to you....

Geebus man. Hope a speedy recovery comes to you. Very sorry about the loss, but at least it's not a loss of life and you can get another 950.


EDIT:

If it were me, I'd keep the bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18,680
Views: 7,454,950
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0609141525_zps754199d2.jpg



Picked this up over the weekend. 40k miles, a lot of things sorted. :clap

I bought it from a Mr. Dale Cooper, who...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
You horrible person you. :lol3

You horrible person you. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,972
That bad boy should be nice. I saw it on craigs...

That bad boy should be nice. I saw it on craigs and almost couldn't believe it. I would definitely change oil (I do that when I buy another bike as a rule anyways) and drain out any gas. I'd probably...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
I use the KTM folding ones. Never used the double...

I use the KTM folding ones. Never used the double take mirrors but by the time you buy the mirror and the RAM mount parts they are pretty much the same price.
Since the double takes use the ball...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18,680
Views: 7,454,950
Very nice! Actually was talking to that seller as...

Very nice! Actually was talking to that seller as I had considered purchasing it before financing fell through.

Sadly, I know no more than you do. But that is one purdy machine.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Thanks guys! The advice is nice! I had...

Thanks guys! The advice is nice!

I had considered just doing a carb conversion. I read the some threads about it. I think I may just pull the trigger on this great deal while it lasts!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
You had the ECU updated to newer settings, then?

You had the ECU updated to newer settings, then?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
I almost feel like routing them along the outside...

I almost feel like routing them along the outside of the forks would make them more susceptable to... "outside forces". :lol3

Why routing two brake lines when not running high fender? :ear
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Thanks for the replies guys. The seller got...

Thanks for the replies guys.

The seller got back to me. The bike has a whole 1442 miles on the odo. Bought new and serviced at the dealer in Spokane.

He likely won't come down on the price...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Looking at a nice 990, but...

So I'm shopping. Looking to buy a nice 950 Adventure again. So far not too much in the way of luck, as financing issues confine me to my present state (that state being Washington, USA). I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 50,499
Right on, thanks! :thumb

Right on, thanks! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 50,499
Paul, can you link to where you bought that...

Paul, can you link to where you bought that aluminum carb choke nut? :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
I had a similar problem with my 06 950 S earlier...

I had a similar problem with my 06 950 S earlier this year.

I had a Rekluse clutch in mine. I took it apart and found a broken steel plate towards the innermost part of the clutch. once I dealt...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,758
Views: 1,046,450
I am intrigued as to why it did not, but the boot...

I am intrigued as to why it did not, but the boot was on pretty tight and not much is really held in the master reservoir. I'm guessing some of it evaporated off (mineral oil will do that, right?)....
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,758
Views: 1,046,450
So here's interesting. Took a nice long ride...

So here's interesting.

Took a nice long ride on friday morning to do some desert camping. Sunday morning we rode, and I noticed during the ride my clutch lever was gradually fading, until...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,843
I, too, have the bug for the fuel injection now....

I, too, have the bug for the fuel injection now. I had a 2006 950 Adventure S Not long ago. I went for that over a 990 because of price, and I wanted a carbureted bike. Fuel injection on a dirt bike?...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,365
Very good indeed!:clap

Very good indeed!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,928
I don't own a 990 and never have, but I too have...

I don't own a 990 and never have, but I too have been thinking about purchasing one eventually. I have owned two 640 Adventures and one 950 Adventure. The 950 was a big, powerful bike, but I had a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Great price! I'd buy it at that price if it...

Great price!
I'd buy it at that price if it test drove good with no convictions. They are great bikes. www.ktm950.info can tell you a lot about maintenance and known issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
I personally keep the wheel size at 21 since I'm...

I personally keep the wheel size at 21 since I'm used to the speed reading high and I understand that changing the wheel size will make the speed correct but throws the odometer reading off.
I would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,727
Views: 1,880,971
Tips

Thanks for the tips wrk2surf and gunnerbuck! I'll go do that now. I was under the impression the racing airbox cover was supposed to be run plastic cover off. :shog
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