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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,430
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Posted By whitehaven
[ I also was notified by PM that there have been...

[ I also was notified by PM that there have been some premature failures 2/2 to thin hardening process in the shaft ] are you referring to the cj designs shaft, I purchased mine last month...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
camel toe

I have fitted a Camel Toe sidestand plate but now the extra weight incurred on the end of the sidestand makes it bounce around at a unacceptable level,has anyone had similar problem and found a fix?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
DesertSurfer ,sold mate and I must admit I have...

DesertSurfer ,sold mate and I must admit I have never seen a bad report about them and I like the black also as it does not look bulky on the bike.
I am going into the outback in june (winter) with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By whitehaven
great basin

Looking at the Great Basin saddle bag by Giant Loop,it appeals to me as it saves the weight of racks and tucks the sides and weight in closer to the bike but the photos I have seen look like it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
Looking at the Great Basin saddle bag by Giant...

Looking at the Great Basin saddle bag by Giant Loop,it appeals to me as it saves the weight of racks and tucks the sides and weight in closer to the bike but the photos I have seen look like it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
Duct Tape,I too have just purchased a SE (18000...

Duct Tape,I too have just purchased a SE (18000 klms) and the previous owner reported no regulator problems only the fuel pump problem however as this bike is being set up for long outback trips here...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
What I am chasing are the plastic tube looking...

What I am chasing are the plastic tube looking things that slide over the now 3 exposed hose nozzles.
I also want to run a Unifilter Pre Filter that replaces the plastic snorkel but mine has a hose...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
caps post epc

Last weekend I purchased a very good example SE pharrrrk what a weapon!
I have previously owned a 07 990 Adventure and my first impressions are the SE feels more fun, lighter, and easier to ride in...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
I picked up a very good example on saturday and...

I picked up a very good example on saturday and it looks almost brand new and is now resting in my garage.
Can a moderator please remove my ad as I dont know how to or can someone tell me how...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By whitehaven
Hey veetwo ,I am interested in setting up the Mik...

Hey veetwo ,I am interested in setting up the Mik vacuum pump with inline filter and fuel petlock like your system with OEM carbs [950 se] ,however I will be running a Safari tank so do you know if...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
what is that fairing set up on troys bike off and...

what is that fairing set up on troys bike off and what did it take to mount it?
It looks like its off a 990 with a tall screen and 990 headlight.
Do the carbs on these have a drain screw on the...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
Thanks for the info on the tyres and soft luggage...

Thanks for the info on the tyres and soft luggage options I will take both advise and ditch the racks idea,I too like to travel lite especially in the dirt I will keep the andystrapz for my 1100s...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
1. How do they go on low octane standard fuel...

1. How do they go on low octane standard fuel that you come across in the outback.
2. What luggage racks work good with Andy Strapz bags and swag across the back given that some have had issues with...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
That is exactly the type of riding I intend it...

That is exactly the type of riding I intend it for- long runs,I recently did the diamantina national park down into birdsville then the birdsville track down into maree on my 525 and loved it all the...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
In 07 I wanted a new SE bad, I tossed up between...

In 07 I wanted a new SE bad, I tossed up between a SE and an 990 Adventure and thought that it was selfish of me to buy a SE as the cook would be more comfortable on the back of an Adventure so thats...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
sorry guys I found it,yes i mean I am ready to...

sorry guys I found it,yes i mean I am ready to buy in Jan 2013 because thats when I am ceasing work.Does anyone perhaps have a mate who is thinking of selling his,there are 2 currently on bikepoint.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
I give up,I can not see a "sticky" or a wanted at...

I give up,I can not see a "sticky" or a wanted at the top of the page!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
I wish I knew how to do a carb conversion as we ...

I wish I knew how to do a carb conversion as we can have trouble with dirty outback fuel here in Australia,some people have fitted extra filters on bikes and 4wd vehicles and used products like a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
Thanks for the feedback lukasM I agree with you...

Thanks for the feedback lukasM
I agree with you that it only adds more complication on a machine which I will be taking off road, that is why I am sourcing a new 2012 model.
All you need is a bad...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
The fly by wire throttle is used on the current...

The fly by wire throttle is used on the current 2012 Duke 690 together with a twin plug head and gives over 70 HP!!
It is also used on the new 1190 adventure,it is not used on the 690 E or R but my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
I enquired with the dealer today as to the...

I enquired with the dealer today as to the arrival of 2013 model and if any improvements have been made,he has been told jan or feb but the 13 will have fly by wire throttle!!!
Count me out, I will...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
When I holed my radiator from the electrical...

When I holed my radiator from the electrical connector I could not see it at all or the other problem of the cowling,it was not until the radiator was removed that BOTH problems were visible at the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
I have owned 22 bikes and the best dirt bike I...

I have owned 22 bikes and the best dirt bike I have ever owned is my 04 525[since new] how many bikes can wheelstand in EVERY gear,it is the wildest thing I have ever ridden and has NEVER let me down...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
My 04 525 has a sweet gearbox as did my previous...

My 04 525 has a sweet gearbox as did my previous 07 990 it was my previous 08 690 that had the false neutral between 5th and 6th only.
A mate also has a 08 690 and his has the same problem between...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 142,239
Posted By whitehaven
2012 fan cowling

Does anyone with a 2012 690 have the problem my 08 had of the fan cowling placed against the radiator and therefore slowly wearing through the radiator tubing?I sold mine due being fed up with its...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
OZ KTM Super Enduro wanted

Thanks David,I have just done so but what does PM's mean.
Forum: Australia 10-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
OZ KTM Super Enduro wanted

Thanks David,I have just done so but what do you me by PM,Baz
Forum: Australia 10-13-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,881
Posted By whitehaven
OZ KTM 950 Super Enduro wanted

HI everyone ,I am having much trouble understanding how to use this forum and i am doubling up on this topic but I simply can not understand if this is the proper place for this request but here...
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