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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By 2jet
looks good

Nice lookin high fender. I like the shorter SM fenders on the 950 ADV. I think the EXC fenders some use make the bike look weird.

On a side note. Where did you get your Red Bull Graphics for your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By 2jet
I think the price on the 05.5 is a little too...

I think the price on the 05.5 is a little too much. FWIW, I paid 11,600 for mine brand new back in FEB.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By 2jet
110 NM's ????? that sounds really tight....

110 NM's ?????

that sounds really tight. Just checked my book (05.5) and it says 90NM for the axel nut.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2jet
What KTM stands for: Kronreif Trunkenpolz ...

What KTM stands for:

Kronreif
Trunkenpolz
Mattighofen

The Kronreif and Trunkenpolz are, from my understanding, the last names of the 2 guys who started the company, and Mattighofen is the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19,467
Views: 8,120,150
Posted By 2jet
Where is that ride and how do I get there????

Where is that ride and how do I get there????
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
Yes, at one time I considered a career in that...

Yes, at one time I considered a career in that direction, but my middle finger kept springing into action at inappropriate times. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
stupid breather valve autopsy

Update:

Went and got my bike out of jail (dealership). Brought her home and started taking tanks off to get this stupid valve off of my poor bike.


Here's where the valve in question lives:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,290
Posted By 2jet
NICE!!!! I'm so tempted to do something...

NICE!!!!

I'm so tempted to do something along the same lines, ya know... because moto X tracks aren't hard enough already with a 200+ pound bike. :D

K2M... nice Gas Gas!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,290
Posted By 2jet
Cool setup's gents. I think the RFS...

Cool setup's gents.

I think the RFS compliments the 950 pretty well. RFS for motocross, nasty trails and the 950 for everything else.

speaking of moto, anyone actually had the balls to take the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-14-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,290
Posted By 2jet
950 family photos

Seems like a lot of fellow 950 riders also own an RFS or 2 smoke KTM or maybe some flavor of an LC4. Just wondering what other KTMs ya'll had in the garage and throw in some photos while you're at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
Back where she belongs

Sorry, been away for the last few days. Yeah, got her out of jail. Haven't had time to pull that stupid valve off yet, today maybe, but the XC is calling my name.

YOGOI, hate to get off topic on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
Access Motorsports, or "the Edge" or whatever...

Access Motorsports, or "the Edge" or whatever they are calling themselves now.

You guys are right, I'm going to go bail her out of there.

YOGOI, I think you and I might have a friend in common....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By 2jet
yes they do

The mirrors do pivot at the rubber boot. They are just really stiff when new. I have the mirrors and, like you, thought they didn't pivot at first. I was kinda like WTF as well. Then I discovered, by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
update

Update,

My bike is still in the shop with a fix nowhere on the horizon anytime soon. This f'n new improved valve/restrictor/whatever is still on backorder. Talked to the dealer yesterday and the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,254
Posted By 2jet
near Moab

http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/67376711-M.jpg


East of Moab UT, along the Colorado River.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,846
Posted By 2jet
here's my new XC

O.K.,

here's my new orange friend. pretty much stock except for the bars, handguards, shark fin......... more to come i'm sure.

http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/72184841-M.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19,467
Views: 8,120,150
Posted By 2jet
Sorry, been away for a few days. Yeah, the...

Sorry, been away for a few days.

Yeah, the bike is taller. Had it changed to an "S" spec. The windscreen is stock though, I think it's just the angle of the picture.

I didn't even notice it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19,467
Views: 8,120,150
Posted By 2jet
white rim

On the White Rim trail in Canyonlands.


http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/67819849-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,355
Posted By 2jet
TSB for crankcase breather check-valve?????

Anyone heard of this yet?????

My bikes in the shop for it's second blown clutch push rod seal in so many months. While talking to the service guy, he informed me that there's a new TSB out for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,560
Posted By 2jet
Sorry to hear this is still happening

Wayne,

Hey, I was one of the unlucky ones this happened to. Your first research thread was the one I started when I had my "issue".

I was fortunate to have a great dealer (BMW of Salt Lake)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By 2jet
Got One

Hey, don't know if you're still looking, but I have an 05.5 non "S" brakeline just sitting in my garage. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By 2jet
Dale, The paint is probably why it's so...

Dale,

The paint is probably why it's so expensive. I just checked the price on the black one and it's only $68.00. That's probably also why KTM dropped that color on that part, to save $$$$$$$.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By 2jet
I think this is it

Zen,

Here ya go!!!!!! 6000801300004

MSRP $224.00

Thinking about changing yours???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By 2jet
Possible clutch push rod problem on my 05.5???

Been doing a lot of work on the bike over the past few weeks, I was checking things out this morining and found some fluid leaking out around the bottom of the clutch slave where it mates to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By 2jet
My Orange 05.5 "S"

O.K. here she is. I originally wanted an "S" in the first place, but I got such a good deal on this one, and well........ It's orange, KTM's are supposed to be orange.

I went to the good folks at...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,086
Posted By 2jet
You could put the switch inside one of the...

You could put the switch inside one of the handguards. I'm sure you could find a nice flat spot in there for the hook and loop fastener and it would be easy to lift a finger off the grip and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By 2jet
Hey Zen, I just fitted my KTM bars last week...

Hey Zen,

I just fitted my KTM bars last week and they fit really well. I was expecting a lot of hassle from them based on feedback from others. Maybe I just got lucky.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By 2jet
You put an extra zero in the part number. Should...

You put an extra zero in the part number. Should be 0015060103

FWIW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By 2jet
thanks guys

O.K.

Thanks a lot guys. I guess I figured it out and I didn't even know it. It's very helpful to hear different tips and tricks. Appreciate the feed back.

regards
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By 2jet
removing the carbs

O.K., let me preface this with stating that I am stupid when it comes to carbs. I am trying to learn the black art so I can be more proficient at working on my 950 and 450, so be patient with me.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By 2jet
How do you use it?

I've looked at the allignment tool that you're talking about. Can't quite figure out how to use it. I'm guessing that one end goes in the swingarm pivot, and the other in the axle shaft? Screw the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By 2jet
I don't think this is a good deal. I paid 11,600...

I don't think this is a good deal. I paid 11,600 + tax for my brand new 05.5 1 month ago. There are still some new o5's out there for a steal. Cycle trader has a bunch of new ones. I just got on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By 2jet
The new seat is pretty comfortable, but I don't...

The new seat is pretty comfortable, but I don't like the step in the back for off-roading. I like to be able to slide back and forth easily and the step gets in my way.

I might have found a local...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By 2jet
05.5 step seat/ to trade

Don't like my OEM 05.5 stepped seat, no funds for a renazco yet. Anyone have an 04/ early 05 BLACK seat in reasonable condition that they want to trade???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 119,602
Posted By 2jet
recent convert

I am a recent convert from the 1200 to the 950. I agree that the Beemer is a more refined, more capable road machine than the 950, but off the pavement their is no comparison IMO. It's all about the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By 2jet
Holy simul posting! :rofl

Holy simul posting! :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By 2jet
The KTM USA website has a dealer locator....

The KTM USA website has a dealer locator. http://www.ktmusa.com You can search by country, state, zip-code etc, or just select "USA" and leave the other search fields blank and it will bring up all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By 2jet
Thanks to all for the help. Look forward to...

Thanks to all for the help. Look forward to participating in these forums.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By 2jet
GS convert

Just wanted to introduce myself. Moving from the GS spot to the Orange crush.

Kept wanting to make my GS more off-roadable and spend more of my time in the dirt than on the pavement. Finally...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By 2jet
I replaced the metal hooks on my tie downs with...

I replaced the metal hooks on my tie downs with climbing grade locking caribiners. I took the tie downs and the "biners" to a qualified rigger and had them sewn into the webbing.

The unfortunate...
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