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Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,519
Views: 2,186,778
Posted By srad600
Not a Baja, I have a '12 standard. I've got...

Not a Baja, I have a '12 standard. I've got somewhere around 43k miles on it. As far as the subframe is concerned, I don't really know why. The bike has never been down hard, but I have carried a...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By srad600
Curious if you are still doing this? I just sent...

Curious if you are still doing this? I just sent you a PM. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10,519
Views: 2,186,778
Posted By srad600
Got around to replacing the water pump seal,...

Got around to replacing the water pump seal, shaft, etc.… it's a good thing the seal failed when it did, because while I was down there I found that my rear subframe had broken completely off. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By srad600
Interesting, some seem to think this wear is odd....

Interesting, some seem to think this wear is odd. I've read on this board that these intervals are pretty standard. I've also spoken to some techs at my local dealer who also seem to think this is...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By srad600
Wink Humm...Water Pump Delete? Anyone...

Water Pump Delete?


So I have a 2011-990A bought new in 2012. It’s been a great “do-it-all” bike over that time period with only the “standard” issues to deal with. So two years and 44K miles...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By srad600
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> A friend and I just did Baja a few months back on the 990’s, and it was great...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By srad600
There's a company in the US that makes what looks...

There's a company in the US that makes what looks like an identical product

http://www.bursigusa.com/

Sadly, the us stand has no plate for 990 Adventures AND appears to cost quite a bit more @...
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
That is a very cool video, love the infrared cam....

That is a very cool video, love the infrared cam. :deal
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Now THAT was a race...wow. :freaky

Now THAT was a race...wow. :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,997
Posted By srad600
This is my thinking as well. If the motors are...

This is my thinking as well. If the motors are good, and the motor mounts are good, then maybe there's are fracture somewhere in the frame creating the added vibration?

I have an XR650 with a...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Kinda hard to blow up a motor in one lap by...

Kinda hard to blow up a motor in one lap by driving hard though (at least it should be...)...just saying.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By srad600
I installed the BRP triples in December, and I've...

I installed the BRP triples in December, and I've now got about 11,000 miles on them. The triples came pre-assembled, so I didn't modify the rubbers. I can say that in that time I've felt no...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By srad600
Not at all, my axle comes out with a light push....

Not at all, my axle comes out with a light push. Also, FYI, the bike already comes with a tool that does the job perfectly. In the stock tool kit there's a rounded rectangular extension for the axle...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Fixed...:thumb

Fixed...:thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By srad600
If only I could find that rear tank on their...

If only I could find that rear tank on their website....looks perfect.
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,698
Posted By srad600
PM sent, hope I'm not too late. :D

PM sent, hope I'm not too late. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,047
Posted By srad600
My 990 just turned two, and she's crossed 41,000...

My 990 just turned two, and she's crossed 41,000 miles and counting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 43,612
Posted By srad600
I'm a bit late to the party, but this was a great...

I'm a bit late to the party, but this was a great read. Thanks for sharing. :freaky
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,639
Posted By srad600
That's right by my place, I'll try and drop in...

That's right by my place, I'll try and drop in myself.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,086
Posted By srad600
Aftermarket stuff is not outlawed, the systems...

Aftermarket stuff is not outlawed, the systems need to be certified...at a substantial cost to the manufacturer...which is why some manufacturers won't do it, which is why they cannot legally be sold...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18,793
Views: 7,568,111
Posted By srad600
Another day in northern CA...

Another day in northern CA http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/7usyte6a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/a5u4eva2.jpg


...sent...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 258,765
Posted By srad600
There are some really great photos on this page....

There are some really great photos on this page. :thumb


One of mine, Mendocino County California.
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r90/srad600/990/RidgeRoad_zps13a57168.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By srad600
I keep a record of every shim I've ever used and...

I keep a record of every shim I've ever used and track the measured gaps at the regular maintenance intervals. This way the next time a valve is out of spec, I know exactly what's in there already so...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,169
Posted By srad600
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,169
Posted By srad600
I have a '11 990, and I felt just as you do when...

I have a '11 990, and I felt just as you do when I first bought it. Missed shifts everywhere, notchy and weird false neutrals between 4-5.

I'd say give it some more time to break in, mine seemed...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10,519
Views: 2,186,778
Posted By srad600
I have been running this same setup for a while...

I have been running this same setup for a while now. FYI I am using the original water/dust cap. I sliced the hole where the wiring goes through and just taped it around the new wiring. The OEM light...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18,793
Views: 7,568,111
Posted By srad600
I finally pulled off the well worn TKC's and...

I finally pulled off the well worn TKC's and spooned on a fresh set of Conti Trail Attacks. Then after scrubbing them in and getting a "report to court" ticket for speeding :cry, I decided to do a...
Forum: Racing 06-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Redbull have the $$ but no experience building...

Redbull have the $$ but no experience building their own motor. They will likely achieve success in time, but I have a sneaky suspicion that in the short term, they'll soon see just how good the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18,793
Views: 7,568,111
Posted By srad600
That looks like fun. :thumb

That looks like fun. :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,358
Posted By srad600
I have the same crash bars as the OP, and at...

I have the same crash bars as the OP, and at first glance it appears to be mounted the same as mine are. I'm 220 +/- and I've never managed to hit my front wheel on the crossbar. And yes, I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By srad600
I tried it when I first bought the bike and was...

I tried it when I first bought the bike and was never able to get it to work for me.
Forum: Racing 06-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Very cool stuff, considering all the variables...

Very cool stuff, considering all the variables and energy transfers, I'm surprised any of these cars run reliably at all. :thumb
Forum: Racing 05-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
:rofl At least it still floats! :D (boat video)...

:rofl
At least it still floats! :D (boat video)
Seriously, at the +/- 20 sec. mark it was obvious it had one hell of a list, they should have roped up and pulled it back ashore then. Wonder if it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,853
Posted By srad600
I don't remember the exact mileage for break in,...

I don't remember the exact mileage for break in, but yeah it was pretty small, and at 18k miles it sounds like the OP is well past that point. So I don't imagine that's his issue.

By "Hard" break...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,853
Posted By srad600
I've got a '12 Std. with just about 40K miles on...

I've got a '12 Std. with just about 40K miles on it and she used oil up until the break in period was over, and hasn't used any since. Exactly what I put in is what I take out at oil change time. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By srad600
Nice write up, good of KTM to provide an OEM...

Nice write up, good of KTM to provide an OEM adapter.


...sent...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
If it aired on any station I have I'd watch it,...

If it aired on any station I have I'd watch it, but I'm betting it doesn't. :cry

To those of you who are getting the early practice coverage, is that through a network (TV) or internet feed?...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By srad600
I've gotten bad (warped/ odd shaped) snap rings...

I've gotten bad (warped/ odd shaped) snap rings from the manufacturer in the past. One time I didn't notice, and ended up doing the WP rebuild twice in short order as the snap ring popped off inside...
Forum: Racing 05-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Racing 05-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 123,142
Posted By srad600
Agreed...they match his car maybe? :dunno As my...

Agreed...they match his car maybe? :dunno As my nieces love to tell me, "I'm too old to be stylish" ...nice choice in bikes though.

On another note, I'm really interested to see where the lap...
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