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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,808
Posted By DavidKXF
These are the SE-R's registered on the local...

These are the SE-R's registered on the local forum in South Africa.

Western Cape

Heddles (ex Edgy)
AntonW
Tour (ex Jethro)
Adv (ex Rickus)
Darthvader
Jagsding (ex Bentbiker)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
Now that the freeking valve timing is correct I...

Now that the freeking valve timing is correct I am once again smitten with this bike :D

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/20140919_1906471_zpsfa6c8ee1.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Right I am happy to report that the bike has been...

Right I am happy to report that the bike has been sorted out. My mechanic made an error with the inlet and exhaust valve timing on the rear cylinder. The bike is now an absolute beast, and has the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Well well, I can see just looking at the...

Well well, I can see just looking at the photographs of the position of the rear cylinder can gears that mine is now 2 teeth out on the inlet cam and 1 tooth out on the exhaust cam. So it looks like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
There is no need to do that, we are pretty sure...

There is no need to do that, we are pretty sure that at least one intake valve is not sealing. We can see this from the vapour that comes back through the rear carb when the engine is running. With...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Actually we are hoping to change the valves on...

Actually we are hoping to change the valves on the rear cylinder without pulling the motor.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Hi Harold, Thanks for the information, we...

Hi Harold,

Thanks for the information, we have a guy close to where I live that can jet the bike on his dyno. I have heard he is very familiar with the SE's and gets very good results; but I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/2...

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/20140917_1525371_zps634d87fa.jpg (http://s850.photobucket.com/user/Jake_KXF/media/20140917_1525371_zps634d87fa.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Started with 45 pilot, Front main 172, rear main...

Started with 45 pilot, Front main 172, rear main 170 Factory needle 3rd clip and floats at 4mm. The bike bogged between 1/2 and 3/4 throttle.

Then changed to Front main 165, rear main 160 the rest...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,268
Posted By DavidKXF
Wicked 950 SE-R - Performace problems (Rotterwailer air filter)

I bought my 2009 SE unseen about a year ago when it had 10,900 km on the clock. It was advertised as immaculate and lived at 5,700 ft above sea level. I flew up and rode it back to the coast, she was...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 50,873
Posted By DavidKXF
Kawasaki says: When the Ninja H2R motorcycle...

Kawasaki says:
When the Ninja H2R motorcycle was conceived by Kawasaki, the driving concept behind its development was to offer the kind of acceleration most riders had never experienced. Being...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By DavidKXF
Rottweiler air filter

Today I fitted a Rottweiler air filter, pro jet kit and blanking off plates and my bike is now noticeably down on power through the whole rev range. WTF is going on???

On a positive note the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,217
Posted By DavidKXF
Insane dude

Insane dude
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,867
Posted By DavidKXF
Ask them when they going to build proper unique...

Ask them when they going to build proper unique Husqvarna's and not just copies of the KTM's . I miss my Italian Husky's :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By DavidKXF
We pay 40% over book in South Africa too.

We pay 40% over book in South Africa too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,756
Posted By DavidKXF
Pirelli Scorpion MT 60 is the only tire that...

Pirelli Scorpion MT 60 is the only tire that lasts more than a 1K km on the rear of my SE.

I have MT 60's fitted both front and rear and find them to be pretty good in the loose stuff.

I think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By DavidKXF
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/D...

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/DSC02402_zps1ed2973a.jpg (http://s850.photobucket.com/user/Jake_KXF/media/DSC02402_zps1ed2973a.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,217
Posted By DavidKXF
Following a 990

I was the one following the 990. The road is pretty rough which you can't really see on the video.

After this ride I went out and bought a 950 SE. The sound riding behind the 990 is addictive.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,217
Posted By DavidKXF
Awesome riding on a stunning road. I would love...

Awesome riding on a stunning road. I would love to ride that road.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
I wish you a great trip; wish I could come along.

I wish you a great trip; wish I could come along.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
Thanks for advice.

Thanks for advice.
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 184,403
Posted By DavidKXF
I just see a coffin when I look at that thing :dog

I just see a coffin when I look at that thing :dog
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,085
Posted By DavidKXF
I am envious of your height :D I am only 5,9"...

I am envious of your height :D I am only 5,9" however I have have never felt the need to shave my seat or lower my bike even though I can't touch the ground even on tip toes when the bike is fully...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,091
Posted By DavidKXF
All back together again ...

All back together again

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/10151818_10152084708592476_6524045668202612713_n_zps94a4b323.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By DavidKXF
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By DavidKXF
What is a good starting point at sea level with a...

What is a good starting point at sea level with a BMC air filter and FMF pipes with the inserts removed?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,091
Posted By DavidKXF
This is how I reinforced my sub-frame after the...

This is how I reinforced my sub-frame after the rear plate snapped off. While I was fixing it I decided to reinforce the other weak area around the forward bolt holes. I painted the rear section...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By DavidKXF
So there is nothing sinister about this? It has...

So there is nothing sinister about this? It has never happened on any of my other bikes.

I will make friends with a tube of loctite :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By DavidKXF
SE Clutch Cover Bolts

Does anybody know why my SE's clutch cover bolts keep coming loose, even though I tighten then to the correct torque each time?
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 76,571
Posted By DavidKXF
Make no mistake the bike had plenty of HP, just...

Make no mistake the bike had plenty of HP, just over 142 hp on the rear wheels on the dyno, just the wrong power for a naked. You can see from the graph that the bike had a terrible flat spot at...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 76,571
Posted By DavidKXF
I don't even want to think about it. :eek1 I...

I don't even want to think about it. :eek1
I would imagine that the newer cross-plane R1 engine will be better in the FZ1 :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 76,571
Posted By DavidKXF
http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/9...

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/9Dec08014.jpg (http://s850.photobucket.com/user/Jake_KXF/media/9Dec08014.jpg.html)

I owned this Fazer FZ1 for a few years. To be honest it was not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
That is correct, it is a Hyde screen. :clap

That is correct, it is a Hyde screen.
:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
At the Syncrolift in Cape Town ...

At the Syncrolift in Cape Town

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/Jake_KXF/DSC01522_zps1f9b160a.jpg (http://s850.photobucket.com/user/Jake_KXF/media/DSC01522_zps1f9b160a.jpg.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,436
Posted By DavidKXF
That is what I need to do; also being toying with...

That is what I need to do; also being toying with the idea of buying a SM.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
You have a date :D

You have a date :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,821
Posted By DavidKXF
Cool, thanks for the seasons greetings, same for...

Cool, thanks for the seasons greetings, same for you from sunny Cape Town. I like Alsace; my wife's parents and her brother live in Goersdorf in Alsace.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,609
Posted By DavidKXF
I just got back from a tar only mountain pass...

I just got back from a tar only mountain pass ride; still grinning like an idiot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,609
Posted By DavidKXF
Can't argue with that :D

Can't argue with that :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,609
Posted By DavidKXF
How do you know when the shot was taken?

How do you know when the shot was taken?
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