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Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By kamanya
I know for certain that the front spacers are...

I know for certain that the front spacers are different lengths, but same OD -

OEM
http://kamanya.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/12/01-950-Refresh/i-q8XffkJ/0/L/nearly%20done%20009-L.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,226
Posted By kamanya
A pretty funny and scientific investigation into...

A pretty funny and scientific investigation into the effects of drinking and riding....

Cliff notes; One or two drinks makes you faster and smoother, only because your normal sphincter actuation...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,466
Posted By kamanya
I've had a few of those and I've never got past...

I've had a few of those and I've never got past 5000km, there was zero knob height left! Not sure how you do it?

With your throttle discipline, try out a Desert. You'll like them.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 368,625
Posted By kamanya
If there is one thing that bothers me, it is the...

If there is one thing that bothers me, it is the heaviness of the pull on these FCR's. Do you have close-ups and a brief explanation to your mod that makes the pull easier?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,466
Posted By kamanya
I don't only ride offroad. It bothers me on tar. ...

I don't only ride offroad. It bothers me on tar.

For the Scorpions and some Knobs like the desert, it isn't needed. But a few E09's have really needed it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,466
Posted By kamanya
Both of them once worn in are pretty good. I'd...

Both of them once worn in are pretty good. I'd give the Desert the one up here over the 09. Right out of the shop the 09 is a bit slick.

Pro's and cons of both;

09
Cons;

Needs a good run of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,944
Posted By kamanya
Well, you get 5 gold stars for persistence!

Well, you get 5 gold stars for persistence!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,466
Posted By kamanya
I tend to be pretty hard on the tires, so don't...

I tend to be pretty hard on the tires, so don't get great milage out of any knobbed tires generally.

Once up to a jamboree, I was on gravel most of the way just tripping on my own and put it on...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,466
Posted By kamanya
I've used 3 of the new version Deserts. Not...

I've used 3 of the new version Deserts.

Not much difference to the original ones that I could tell. Felt the same, hooked up the same and lasted the same.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,395
Posted By kamanya
Left seems a bit shorter than the right?

Left seems a bit shorter than the right?
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 289,878
Posted By kamanya
Well, as I was minding my own business and idly...

Well, as I was minding my own business and idly surfing the innards of the super cavern called ADVrider, I fortuitously and with great enjoyment, came across this superbly told and masterly...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,881
Posted By kamanya
Stay with the Terraflex. Rather ride one...

Stay with the Terraflex.

Rather ride one tire bald than have two half used ones.

In the end, it feels far more satisfying to have really used up one to within an inch of its life than to have 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,455
Posted By kamanya
I burnt the rear cylinder on my 950. It was...

I burnt the rear cylinder on my 950. It was jetted too lean. I had it re-bored and re-nicasilled. The 1 over size piston had a "2" on it.

My guess is that the factory has sent you factory...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,699
Posted By kamanya
Oh FFS! When will it end?

Oh FFS! When will it end?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By kamanya
He took it apart to see if the piston was worn,...

He took it apart to see if the piston was worn, it is not necessary to do this if you want to do this mod.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By kamanya
Update with the shorter bolt. Simple,...

Update with the shorter bolt.

Simple, effective and functional!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By kamanya
Cam chain tensioner mod

One of our local inmates came up with this ingenious solution...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,959
Posted By kamanya
Routing the flow from the right tank to the left...

Routing the flow from the right tank to the left then through the filter, then pump and then carbs means that if you crash and crack your left tank, you are going to have to do some re-routing on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,455
Posted By kamanya
I'm sure you've checked, but to state the...

I'm sure you've checked, but to state the obvious... Is it not shimmed too tight?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,951
Posted By kamanya
12k miles give or take. Most of them either...

12k miles give or take. Most of them either riding hard, racing or training. Search my profile, I wrote up one thread about the swap and then another for the gears.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,951
Posted By kamanya
I got my 990SD engine from them. It was plug...

I got my 990SD engine from them.

It was plug and play except for the timing wheel - the 950 one must go into the 990. The gearing through, was unbearable so I swapped the 950 Adv gears with the...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,736
Posted By kamanya
This app is super accurate and has 4 different...

This app is super accurate and has 4 different modes of "sharing", ranging from realtime to stored. The difference apart from how often it updates the online tracker is the energy usage. On my Iphone...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 368,625
Posted By kamanya
Mission creep = Popping into the local for a...

Mission creep =

Popping into the local for a beer on a Tuesday because rush hour traffic is hectic and then leaving at 4am, trashed with a new girlfriend, tattoo, a puppy (the barman was selling)...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,018
Posted By kamanya
I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for...

I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for sticking with it.

Sticking choke cables/valve stopped a friends bike once in a rally. Boy was he pissed once he'd figured it out.

Just to help...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By kamanya
The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the...

The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the velocity stacks. No air box. I use filter skins too.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By kamanya
I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a...

I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a 990 Super duke engine in an adventure frame.

I still only get to just over 200kph, as I did with the old 950 engine with CV's.

I just get there...
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,248
Posted By kamanya
How many other guys were on 950's or 990's? ...

How many other guys were on 950's or 990's?

I saw a green 990 that had been pretty chopped.
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,248
Posted By kamanya
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgA9WY7MWNE
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,563
Posted By kamanya
Rossi leads!

Rossi leads!
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,309
Posted By kamanya
Really great report. A question: What have...

Really great report.

A question: What have each of you had done to your suspensions?
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,736
Posted By kamanya
It's perfectly legal. If worst came, the...

It's perfectly legal.

If worst came, the app still works without a SIM card in as it uses the phones GPS system.

But, I used an iphone tracking app in the rally and there was no issue.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,029
Posted By kamanya
Please, FFS, don't do an Antware on us. ...

Please, FFS, don't do an Antware on us.

http://www.lifo.gr/uploads/image/443940/gif-jack-nicholson-scary-the-shining-Favim.com-373435.gif

no pressure...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,473
Posted By kamanya
Last month I drowned mine whilst riding alone. ...

Last month I drowned mine whilst riding alone.

I have FCR carbs on with foam filters. The bike was under for literally seconds but that's all it took.

Once the filters were off, my issue was...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By kamanya
Aha! Thanks!

Aha!

Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By kamanya
If you use only one side, how do you stop the...

If you use only one side, how do you stop the throttle from turning back past 0% to -%

I see now that the push cable also functions as a stop to prevent this.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By kamanya
Well, for reference sake; Transferring the the...

Well, for reference sake; Transferring the the push cable to the pull side is not difficult, the splitters come apart and the cable can be moved over.

However, it will get you out of the woods...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By kamanya
I've contacted Sudoco and for $80 I get a whole...

I've contacted Sudoco and for $80 I get a whole new throttle cable system.

Sadly, South Africa is near the arse end of the world if USPS is asked. If any courier company is asked, we are closer to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By kamanya
Hello, Any solution for a snapped front...

Hello,

Any solution for a snapped front carb throttle cable? The pull side broke.

Rode home just on the rear cylinder.

This takes the fun out a bit!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 242,395
Posted By kamanya
A fun morning. The big climb was done in 3rd...

A fun morning.

The big climb was done in 3rd

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Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By kamanya
A snow SE

Might have been on here, sorry

I imagine it can dig a snow trench like little else....

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t31/1614348_252959244871445_1591079314_o.jpg
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