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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By RoundOz
Check out the Mosko Moto stuff. It's a cut above...

Check out the Mosko Moto stuff. It's a cut above anything I have seen. They have a thread here.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By RoundOz
Did your buddy have any trouble with the rear...

Did your buddy have any trouble with the rear subframe, or had it been strengthened? That's one of my worries with mounting liquids so far back...I try to keep heavy stuff on the rear seat if I can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By RoundOz
It's not just the miles till the next gas station...

...in many parts of the States there are long distances between non-ethanol stops, or places with >87 octane fuel. Yes I have had to run both vegie-juice and low testosterone fuel with no permanent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By RoundOz
Hey Qwik

Sorry or happy to hear about your changes, however that went for you....it's a big messy deal either way. Bright side...should give you more throttle time....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By RoundOz
on your second question....

....it's because you are not in a cartoon or sitcom.
if this was a serious question then the serious answer is a lack of sufficient pressure. 12 volts is not enough voltage pressure to drive...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 512,188
Posted By RoundOz
Android app?

Can you explain more about your use of the Android app please.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
Wow....at $2k it makes it a little easier to...

Wow....at $2k it makes it a little easier to ignore my Safari tanks' quality control issues :eek1
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 101,345
Posted By RoundOz
That size is kinda small for that bike. However...

That size is kinda small for that bike. However you need to do more reading about how Lithium batts work...in cold temps they work much better after they supply some heating current for a while,...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
My take....

....on tankbags:
Size and shape are such personal preferences, so either a couple of choices or expandable. The tiny ones allow more room for the wedding tackle while standing on a 9x0, but honestly...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Got mine yesterday!

Backcountry bags...wonderful construction! Very impressed. I bought them sans mounting plates...I hope to engineer my own system to tuck them in tight on the Jesse racks...if it all fails I will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,234
Posted By RoundOz
Here is my take on it from when I did my initial...

Here is my take on it from when I did my initial research, some time ago so if anyone can chime in to correct my poor recollections...a Google search with advrider in it will find the relevant...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,234
Posted By RoundOz
If...

...I took it off it wouldn't make much difference 95% of the time. How important that other 5% is?....well...
forgetting to turn it off in the dirt then suddenly having no brakes on a downhill with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
Results???

So what fuelling improvements have you seen? My main issue is a dead spot around 3-4000 rpm where the bike hunts at cruising speed on 55-60 mph highways. Is the single O2 sensor a problem or do you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By RoundOz
Mine was

My "local" dealer (8 hour round trip) replaced mine under warranty. It required them to do a swath of tests on it and me to put a credit card scan on record with them to cover the possibility of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,448
Posted By RoundOz
+1 for the 270 deg crank if it has to be a...

+1 for the 270 deg crank if it has to be a parallel twin. I rode a friends TRX850 years ago. Truly a beautiful note and feel to the engine -almost all the feel and character of a 90 deg Italian (and...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Well I haven't tried tractor beams yet but the...

Well I haven't tried tractor beams yet but the number of things I have added to bikes, cars and trucks over the years without any modification is pretty small. Many items i build myself from scratch....
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Very cool....thank you for that Doug!

Very cool....thank you for that Doug!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 512,188
Posted By RoundOz
Rotty map

I installed the Rottweiler map from their website...assuming it is still there. I don't think this map (for 2-1) is as smooth as it could be. I have had a vibe problem between 4-6000 rpm since then,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
Always suspected the deadweight of fuel or water...

Always suspected the deadweight of fuel or water on the rear rack was a bad idea...may not ever fit my biggest pelican topcase again, even though my mount puts about a third of the weight forward of...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Yes I see these dimensions. Previous experience...

Yes I see these dimensions. Previous experience tells me that there is usually some variation between all manufacturers quoted sizes and the final dimensions after the bags have been fitted, loaded...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Actual as-fitted dimensions?

Can anyone supply actual depth dimensions of each size of pannier, from the front of the bag to the back, including and excluding the mounting plate. Narrowness is very important to me and I may...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
Actually they knocked me out....probably to make...

Actually they knocked me out....probably to make the walletectomy easier....
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,510
Posted By RoundOz
Btw

...have you seen the Oz made 700 RR kits...?
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,510
Posted By RoundOz
In....

All the best with your build Orange. I reached an age and level of unfitness that tells me a lighter bike would be more fun. Will be following with interest....
By the way, expecting lots of great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/ba5f125...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/ba5f12595fb4aec5c4f0f62993a74b05.jpg

Thought about riding it.

Actually they gave me two options to get rid of the kidney stone....the first was a two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
And from the rear? Measurement across its...

And from the rear? Measurement across its derriere?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,484
Posted By RoundOz
my experience

I didn't read thru the whole thread but the issue sounds so similar to my 990's I thought I would add my 2c. On very hot days it seemed heat soak would raise the temp of the fuel enough that you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11,622
Views: 2,504,771
Posted By RoundOz
I think you have to be pretty religious about...

I think you have to be pretty religious about replacing all the duct tape as soon as a hole appears in it...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Your custoner service is amazing

"We are working on a Jesse Rack adaptor. Will be ready before Christmas. It will have a tool box that fills that void above the muffler- stay tuned, should be pretty cool"
That is fantastic news.
I...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
The Jesse rack system is inherently unsuitable...

The Jesse rack system is inherently unsuitable for most soft bags. I'm sure I could come up with a way to mount your rack system (or go Reckless) but if you ever get a chance to try the fit on Jesse...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Thanks Sonoran...

...it's even the right color...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 220,223
Posted By RoundOz
Pics of bags installed on a 9x0...anyone...?

Pics of bags installed on a 9x0...anyone...?
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
Update

Roma Dakota was the designated hero having sent me a pair of K65 gaskets in the hope that they would fit. Since then I have independent confirmation that they are the same. I sent him a thank you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 512,188
Posted By RoundOz
Can anyone compare the Rottweiler map labelled...

Can anyone compare the Rottweiler map labelled KM601EU1180232 with the Powertripp map for 2-1. I am looking to try the Powertripp one and see what looks to me like pretty big differences between them...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
Of all those I have only heard of EBay. ...my...

Of all those I have only heard of EBay. ...my googler must be broken. Thanks for the links.
Yes I fitted the 68s after rebuilding the 65s and finding there was no way I could make the needle valves...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
I can't do any better than saying I think they...

I can't do any better than saying I think they are, simply because in the Dnepr section of Ural Zentrale they only list one gasket, despite having a variety of kits and parts for K65 and K68 carbs. ...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
My reply (if the Bing translator that jumps out...

My reply (if the Bing translator that jumps out of yahoo mail is correct) stated that they are on summer break until Aug 31. Maybe they overspent on vacation Bier and Weiners and my delivery charge...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
Just tried it again. 4 gaskets, total 5.00 EUR,...

Just tried it again. 4 gaskets, total 5.00 EUR, delivery 7 days to several weeks,

total 60,50 EUR.

Just sent them an email asking why, in case they are really my only source (actually I...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
I will if I have no other leads. They are on ebay...

I will if I have no other leads. They are on ebay for $15 delivery but my equally large issue is the time frame. Was really trying to find some in the US....I am asking on Russian Iron too...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By RoundOz
I changed the quantity to four (couple of spares)...

I changed the quantity to four (couple of spares) and the total minus the cost of the gaskets was around $55...maybe the "four" triggered four times the postage??? Maybe 55 Euros...which is worse...I...
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