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Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
low front guard?

Hi Gents - would anyone have a 950/990 low front guard they would like to flog off? I tried the wanted & got no replies either.

Thanks Nick (wantok)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 8,305,589
Posted By wantok
Tyres make all the difference

I'm amazed at the difference aggressive off road tyres make with my 950 in sand
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By wantok
Erratic idle on 950 ADV driving me nuts - please assist!!

Hi people, need some help for a problem Ive had for ages & have failed to correct. My bike is a 2004 950ADV, with a CPR Rottweiler filter, open wings mufflers, no emissions gear. It has 175/178...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 57,740
Posted By wantok
Thumb Be a friend to yourself

G'day people - I'm a Psych/Counsellor and have worked a fair bit with people in crisis, with depression etc. Currently work with traumatized indigenous kids in remote East Arnhem Land. It's so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By wantok
Thanks guys

many thanks for your input people - greatly appreciated!

Nick (wantok)
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
Cheers Johnno, I'll give that a go Nick

Cheers Johnno, I'll give that a go Nick
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
jetting for rottweiler filter

Hi people, after some advice. I'm up in Darwin (hot & humid!) & recently installed a rottweiler airfilter to my 04 KTM 950 Adventure (which removes the air box). Its sea level here & the bike has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By wantok
harder starting too

Forgot to say, it now takes longer to start than previously
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By wantok
elevation - for jetting

sorry, I'm at sea level
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By wantok
Rottweiler jetting advice

G'day people, after some jetting advice after a rotweiller air filter install on my 04 950 adventure. I live in Darwin top end Australia where it's very hot & humid. Bike has unmuffled wings cans. I...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,801
Posted By wantok
missing the speed

He must be getting bored by now & missing the hyper velocity
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 72,807
Posted By wantok
Thumb 17" front?

In a large photo I saw of the 1290 SA the front wheel looked suspiciously like a 17 incher, which I dearly hope is my mistake as it would be a deal breaker for me. Can anyone confirm it'll retain the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-22-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 31,518
Posted By wantok
Scotts steering damper

Hi People - didn't realise you can fit a scotts to the 1190's. Obviously requires removal of the stock steering damper above the front wheel. Who makes the mounting kit?
Thanks Nick
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,157
Posted By wantok
Going Solo

One of my issues with a big trip is finding someone to do it with - everyone's got their issues/responsibilities etc & finding a compatible, like minded friend who can commit to the same dream &...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,157
Posted By wantok
Big Changes

I was an aircrafy maintenance engineer (mechanic) for many years, my aviation career anded when I was booted out of saudi arabia in 2002, decided I was sick of that so got a 2nd hand GPZ900 & rode to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By wantok
baffle screw holes - seal em up

Mine did that - it was the small screw holes bottom side of mufflers for the baffles (which I removed) Sealed em up & noise gone :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By wantok
Thanks

Cheers for that OC - that's great :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By wantok
Synchrometer SK carby flowmeter question

Hi people - what's the correct way to synch carbs (on my 950 ADV) with the Synchrometer SK flowmeter. It fits neatly into the carb bell mouth & records the flow through the carb. Is the idea to get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By wantok
950 carb overhaul kit?

Hi people - I'm in Oz and have had lots of issues getting the carbs on my 950 ADV set up correctly. Is there a kit out there that can be purchased with everything needed to overhaul the carbs -...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
Thanks

Thanks for the info guys - ill contact H2W

Cheers

Nick
Forum: Australia 05-20-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
should have added

Sorry, I should have said it has standard jetting except for 160 front & 165 rear main jets...The floats seem ok. Just want to see what settings work for aussie riders, thanks again

Nick
Forum: Australia 05-20-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
950 ADV jetting

Hi people - I'm having a shitload of trouble getting my 950ADV jetted right - its got a DNA air filter & wings mufflers - can any of you shed some light on what works for you? I'm after a setting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 66,843
Posted By wantok
because......

Because its lighter, cheaper, more reliable, faster, has far better suspension, is more exciting, sounds better, looks better etc etc
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By wantok
hi orangecicle - I installed factory pro needles...

hi orangecicle - I installed factory pro needles for the 950 adv. went to 175 rear & 170 front. the floats are about 3.3 to 3.4mm. Kept the idle jets standard. Im in a hot humid place (Darwin...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By wantok
Advice please - weird jetting symptom

Need some advice people - I recently cleaned all of the jets in the carbs on my 04 950 ADV & replaced the needles & installed larger main jets. It is smoother now & runs fine except that whenever you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,520
Posted By wantok
Hi Eric - Ive got an 04 950 & you'll find they're...

Hi Eric - Ive got an 04 950 & you'll find they're a lot more exciting to ride than a 640. They're surprisingly good off road but certainly bigger & heavier than a 640. There are a few very worthwhile...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,277
Posted By wantok
why the shake

Ive regularly considered getting a 625 - why do they vibrate so much? Is the engine/crank out of balance or something? Ive owned big singles in the past but the 625 seems to be a real paintshaker...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
re seat

Thanks for the suggestions guys - I'll give them a go

Nick
Forum: Australia 01-05-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
Need to get seat redone - anyone in oz?

Hi people - the low gel seat on my 04 950 ADV just can't support the weight of my 105 kilo fat arse anymore - can anyone recommend someone in oz to modify it? I considered a renazco but the waiting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By wantok
rear cylinder exhaust

Its the rear cylinder exhaust camshaft

Cheers

Nick (wantok)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By wantok
Pitted camshaft replacement qstn

Hi people - for the 2nd time, my 04 950 adventure has pitting on 2 of its camshaft lobes. I recall reading that 990 superduke camshafts are a straight swap and have a harder surface - is this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By wantok
Thanks for the advice

This is good stuff - thanks people

Nick (wantok) :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By wantok
need advice on symptoms - too lean or rich?

Hi people - need some advice on the following symptoms: I live in an area that is currently very hot & humid (close to sea level) My 950 ADV (2004) has stock carby jetting & 2 wings open mufflers....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,125
Posted By wantok
me too

my 04 950ADV has started doing exactly the same thing. As soon as it warms up it disappears. I'll change the clutch push rod for a later model one as the 03 & 04 ones have an alloy multi-piece one...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 58,053
Posted By wantok
reliability of electronics down the track

I've ridden both & loved them but what concerns me about the MTS (& other very high tech bikes) is how robust are those flash electronics going to b a few years down the track - you can have just as...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,665
Views: 388,779
Posted By wantok
Buckethead

If you appreciate great guitar, anything by Buckhead. He's a little odd, but the guy can rip

Nick (wantok) :super
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,681
Posted By wantok
20W40 to 20W60 issues

FYI, I've always used MOTUL 7100 in 20W40 in my 950 ADV but recently filled with the same oil in 20W60. It was a mistake, the bike jumps out of gear & doesn't change as well, so changed back & sweet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By wantok
950/990 indicators swap?

Hi people - can the indicators on a 950 ADV be directly replaced by the smaller, sharper indicators on the 990's? I broke 2 of my 950's off & thought I'd replace them with the 990 ones.
Cheers ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 8,305,589
Posted By wantok
950 in Darwin Australia #3

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r622/wantok62/DSCF0087.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19,632
Views: 8,305,589
Posted By wantok
My 950 in Darwin #2

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r622/wantok62/DSCF0083.jpg

http://s1175.photobucket.com/albums/r622/wantok62/?action=view&current=DSCF0087.jpg
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