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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-27-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 130,333
Posted By Cowtowner
Thanks. I'm running it on a 990 and don't have...

Thanks. I'm running it on a 990 and don't have cats.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 130,333
Posted By Cowtowner
Anyone know of a way to get a spark arrestor into...

Anyone know of a way to get a spark arrestor into the Yosh can? It does come with a sound plug - maybe something could be fabbed up?
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,136
Posted By Cowtowner
Am wiring this voltmeter to a fuse panel. What...

Am wiring this voltmeter to a fuse panel. What amp fuse to use? Will a 2 amp do? Otherwise I have a 5 handy.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By Cowtowner
Like someone else said, just snug them up. Not a...

Like someone else said, just snug them up. Not a good place to use a torque wrench.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,760
Posted By Cowtowner
Looking pretty sano!

Looking pretty sano!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,760
Posted By Cowtowner
I have the ABS space, an underseat tray and the...

I have the ABS space, an underseat tray and the doghouse. The Powercommander (with an autotune) is currently in the underseat tray - maybe makes sense to leave it there and add the fuse box to that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,760
Posted By Cowtowner
Pdxthmpr, I'm looking at moving battery into abs...

Pdxthmpr, I'm looking at moving battery into abs box but will also try to get a powercommander and fuse box in there as well. I'd also move the RR into your location behind the head stock, but then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,254
Posted By Cowtowner
I've never had this happen and reading this...

I've never had this happen and reading this thread I don't want it to!

Does anyone think a little penetrating oil at the start of removing the cam bridge could be helpful in avoiding this?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Cowtowner
As noted above it is common for hoses to fail...

As noted above it is common for hoses to fail like that and it sounds like yours did (assuming it's not just leaking because it isn't clamped on properly).

Seems a little early to replace all the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,840
Posted By Cowtowner
Mine fits perfectly. Can't see how it...

Mine fits perfectly.

Can't see how it could misalign tanks or fairings since they are bolted to the bike. Could the glove box itself be misaligned? You need to make sure the hole is drilled in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,583
Posted By Cowtowner
Great thread! These bikes are a KTM icon. Every...

Great thread! These bikes are a KTM icon. Every time I ride my 990, work on it or just look at it I'm amazed at the balance and engineering they built into it. You can see the ghost of Meoni's bike. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,883
Posted By Cowtowner
Good idea. Mods please, please move this thread...

Good idea. Mods please, please move this thread out of Orange Crush. It never had anything to do with KTM.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,563
Posted By Cowtowner
Good call. You can't jet a bike with bent valves.

Good call. You can't jet a bike with bent valves.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,325
Posted By Cowtowner
I'm looking at the Safaris and ditching my Neduro...

I'm looking at the Safaris and ditching my Neduro tank.

The way I see it, the Safaris tanks weigh the same as stock tanks. If I can carry say 22 more litres than I could in stock (give or take),...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Cowtowner
You may get more answers in the TuneECU - got...

You may get more answers in the TuneECU - got tunes thread.

I'm no expert, but FWIW here's my quick take on your questions:

- sounds like you leaned out your entire F map by 1%. Although...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Cowtowner
Mine has saved my butt on my big bike more than...

Mine has saved my butt on my big bike more than once. And it works great in rocky terrain including stream crossings and smooths out twisty gravel roads too. I started using them road racing and I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Cowtowner
You may want to check the quick disconnect on...

You may want to check the quick disconnect on that line (fuel pump to injectors) as well. I've had the plastic connectors fail and start leaking on other bikes (including the viton o-rings). You can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Cowtowner
My '07 990 takes the standard 12mm fitting in a...

My '07 990 takes the standard 12mm fitting in a Motion Pro leak down tester. Make sure your valve adjustments are in spec before you test.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Cowtowner
The Scotts damper can be transferred from bike to...

The Scotts damper can be transferred from bike to bike, but the mounts are different for different bikes. So if both your bikes had a Scotts mount installed, then you could transfer the damper...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-21-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 19,749
Posted By Cowtowner
+2. Running different length velocity stacks on...

+2. Running different length velocity stacks on different cylinders is a time tested racers trick. In road racing. it is very common on road race bikes to run different stacks on different cylinders,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Wink I have wideband 02 sensors with the PCV-autotune...

I have wideband 02 sensors with the PCV-autotune set up. Using that, I've been building a 13.2 map on the PCV, then I just toggle on autotune for 14.7 target AFR in cruise. It works pretty well and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
I haven't done it - yet. Thanks for the tip on...

I haven't done it - yet. Thanks for the tip on the method; I am curious about how the import PCV function will deal with differences in gradiation. My entire plan is generally lean down the map with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
I think the CPR TuneECU maps that they list for...

I think the CPR TuneECU maps that they list for 07/08, are actually using fuel tables that are a variant of '09+, at least that's what I thought when I did a quick compare a few months ago, but I've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Lots of good discussion on F/L lately, this is a...

Lots of good discussion on F/L lately, this is a great thread.

I've been focussing on data logging my stock map with PCV - autotune - LCD, trying to get decent data which became a whole lot better...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Cowtowner
Calgary's race track closed. Rockyview...

Calgary's race track closed. Rockyview motorsports park is a long way off, if ever. Badlands motor sports near Rosebud, Alberta (approx. 100km) has rezoning approval for a racetrack but I don't think...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5,633
Views: 468,571
Posted By Cowtowner
Cool pic. They often don't pay much attention for...

Cool pic. They often don't pay much attention for some reason - I remember scrambling in that area a few years ago, and as we put our boots on at the truck parked on the side of 40, two young...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5,633
Views: 468,571
Posted By Cowtowner
Thanks both for the beta. Hearing this, I think...

Thanks both for the beta. Hearing this, I think I'd want to park at the end of Dutch Creek Road and ride my dirt bike down Atlas to Racehorse and check it out rather than on the big bike. Now I gotta...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,633
Views: 468,571
Posted By Cowtowner
I rode Dutch Creek Road/Atlas Haul Road to...

I rode Dutch Creek Road/Atlas Haul Road to Crowsnest Pass a couple weeks ago. Fine the whole away - one bridge was out on the north end of the haul road but creek crossing was ok on a big dual sport....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,552
Posted By Cowtowner
Has anyone used Baja front brake lines, rather...

Has anyone used Baja front brake lines, rather than S lines? Seems to me Baja front lines would work better for length on a non-S bike, but the front brake line part numbers for Baja bikes and 2007...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,010
Posted By Cowtowner
My Neduro/Adv tank bracket bent over time, and is...

My Neduro/Adv tank bracket bent over time, and is now self clearancing against the swingarm. I've tried bending it out, shimming out the tank, nothing works very well. The bracket is too flimsy.

I...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,633
Views: 468,571
Posted By Cowtowner
Just came back from a few days poking around in...

Just came back from a few days poking around in Kootenay. I went over Gray Creek pass on Tuesday and met a guy near the summit doing it two up on a Gold Wing ....

Hope you guys are having a good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
I'm no expert and don't know answers to all your...

I'm no expert and don't know answers to all your questions, but:

1. There is separate F trim for each cylinder
2. In KTM, F1 is the rear (in PC-V, F1 is the front)
3. If F/L values are zero, it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
I may try it. I suppose if you could turn on an...

I may try it. I suppose if you could turn on an AFR log, then turn on the app and log, then turn both off, and so as you run several logs at different throttle positions and different rpms, you could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Good information. I guess this is the...

Good information. I guess this is the interpolation between the F and L.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Interesting. Assuming you can successfully log...

Interesting. Assuming you can successfully log the MPA sensors, I guess a difficulty would be, matching the MAP sensor log on the android device, to the powercommander AFR logs. I just can't see how...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Oops, I think you are saying exactly, that you...

Oops, I think you are saying exactly, that you can log MAP sensor voltage against rpm. Do tell ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Can you guys explain more about that? I haven't...

Can you guys explain more about that? I haven't heard of this app.

Reading back in the thread it seems guys with LM-2s are logging MAP voltage then converting it to Hpa, and using that data to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Thanks for the maps (and F/L values), I'm going...

Thanks for the maps (and F/L values), I'm going to take a look at them and try to understand where they differ from what I have.

I had a whole plan worked up for this weekend to experiment with...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,633
Views: 468,571
Posted By Cowtowner
Your Colorado pics are awesome and does it ever...

Your Colorado pics are awesome and does it ever look like a great place to ride. Keep 'em comin'
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 540,781
Posted By Cowtowner
Jconly, thanks for pointing this method out, I...

Jconly, thanks for pointing this method out, I didn't know about it. I see now that TuneECU has an import PCV function (recognizing you need to switch the map order in PCV) and I may start playing...
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