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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Today, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By wilmar13
Are there aftermarket springs available for the...

Are there aftermarket springs available for the rear in different rates?

I know I saw something in another thread saying that there was not yet a while back, but figured this thread is where the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Today, 12:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,323
Posted By wilmar13
I apologize for any offense my post may have...

I apologize for any offense my post may have caused as it does come across as antagonistic in hindsight, when I really only intended to quell the hysteria of the thread. As you looked into it, you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:42 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,451
Posted By wilmar13
Yeah I would trust your gut here Scud. 27psi is...

Yeah I would trust your gut here Scud. 27psi is great for off road with the TKC80's, but on road it is squirmy as hell, at least the front is. If you dont live in curves, maybe you dont notice, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:37 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,451
Posted By wilmar13
While they are fragile, low pressure is the best...

While they are fragile, low pressure is the best way to keep them from puncturing, at least from being pierced. The casing conforms to irregular surface. Like the tree that bends in the wind, versus...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:34 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,451
Posted By wilmar13
You have to get way off the bike like Marc to...

You have to get way off the bike like Marc to keep from rolling over the front edge, but they grip. I think they start flat.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By wilmar13
Ouch, that is really gonna hurt resale. :D ...

Ouch, that is really gonna hurt resale. :D

Wrap it in packing foam and strap it down. Lack of straping it tight is causing it more than anything.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,323
Posted By wilmar13
LOL... KTM Hypochondriacs. Yeah the chain...

LOL... KTM Hypochondriacs. Yeah the chain clearance is tight and it scuffed off the paint. So what? It isnt going to keep getting worse! :lol3
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 779,362
Posted By wilmar13
Yeah sorry I copied and pasted a different...

Yeah sorry I copied and pasted a different article than intended that had quotes from team's facebook page.
...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 779,362
Posted By wilmar13
Ah found a seemingly authoritative explanation......

Ah found a seemingly authoritative explanation... It was marked on nav sheet evidently.

http://www.offroadxtreme.com/news/video-huge-crash-at-dakar-rally-2015/
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 779,362
Posted By wilmar13
Was the jump that had the cars flipping end over...

Was the jump that had the cars flipping end over end at speed (with one bursting into flames), a crowd built Baja-type booby trap? Seems suspect all those people in the middle of nowhere and that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By wilmar13
Solves false neutral issue:...

Solves false neutral issue: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=998649
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 575,306
Posted By wilmar13
Ha, yeah that is where I saw the stock...

Ha, yeah that is where I saw the stock Trailblazer. Will give it a shot next time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 575,306
Posted By wilmar13
Question On trail rating difficulty at Rowher: ...

Question On trail rating difficulty at Rowher:

So I have KTM 1190R and have ridden most or all of the intermediate rated trails at Rowher on it (bike only trails), and they are a heckuva workout...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 159,463
Posted By wilmar13
Garage Days being the 4th right? :lol3

Garage Days being the 4th right? :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 56,451
Posted By wilmar13
I now have a D606 on the front on a 1.85" tubed...

I now have a D606 on the front on a 1.85" tubed wheel, and have ridden in some slick clay that would have been impossible with the MT90A/T. :D

Also I revisited my test time trial track where I was...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,590
Posted By wilmar13
Not sure where to put this info: There have...

Not sure where to put this info:

There have been reports of having issues with TPMS error warnings when swapping to tubed wheels... I am running only front wheel tubed (1.85 Dirtstar rim), and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 720,743
Posted By wilmar13
Yeah...I found that out trying to save gas when I...

Yeah...I found that out trying to save gas when I was pushing it on fuel supply coasting downhill; ignition key off does not kill engine when in motion. Don't remember why I tried the ignition key...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,470
Posted By wilmar13
Will be my next choice as well. I went with 17/45...

Will be my next choice as well. I went with 17/45 partially for maximum chain and sprocket life, but it is just a wee bit too low. Cruising 80mph on the slab feels strained, and on OHV trails I still...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Except no other manufacturer had (has) a...

Except no other manufacturer had (has) a competitive super thumper and it became a one make race, so with 450cc limit it could be a level playing field for other manufacturers.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By wilmar13
If you wanted a bike closer to the 950/990, the...

If you wanted a bike closer to the 950/990, the 1190R is the logical successor...of course the street biased S is different.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
^ Just realized that is KTM's budget, not total...

^
Just realized that is KTM's budget, not total program cost per se. Probably alot of supplemental income from other sponsors (i.e. Redbull etc) added on to that.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 01:57 AM
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Posted By wilmar13
Been riding the 1190R a lot off road and on OHV...

Been riding the 1190R a lot off road and on OHV trails now that I have 1.85" front wheel with D606 fast... Feel like a rally boss, until I see my shadow in the form of a V-strom. I must say 990...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,470
Posted By wilmar13
17-45 fits with stock chain... Though just barely.

17-45 fits with stock chain... Though just barely.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Wow, that seems really really cheap to me. I...

Wow, that seems really really cheap to me. I would think bikes, riders, support, etc would be way more than that just for Dakar alone. Shows how small scale it is I guess.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Yep, the LC4 hits the sweet spot. 70whp is about...

Yep, the LC4 hits the sweet spot. 70whp is about all you can use most of the time, will get you to 120mph, and it is only about 50lbs heavier than 450cc based machine, and +150lbs lighter than...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 11:27 AM
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Views: 720,743
Posted By wilmar13
I actually have the non-rubber setup from...

I actually have the non-rubber setup from Powercell. I like it a lot though.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
That was the non-reason reason given as the...

That was the non-reason reason given as the reason. The real reason was to improve competition and get the Japanese to come back after a decade of LC4 domination.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 720,743
Posted By wilmar13
Much better deal to buy them second hand! I...

Much better deal to buy them second hand! I bought them thinking it was the best way to go higher with the Scotts setup, and if the price wasnt insult enough the shipping was like $17 (for something...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
And I believe there is probably something to the...

And I believe there is probably something to the crankshaft of the ST firing 180degree apart @270/450, making tractibility halfway between a twin and a thumper, adding to tire life.

Just like the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 720,743
Posted By wilmar13
Yes actually it is. See for yourself with your...

Yes actually it is. See for yourself with your gps at varying speeds. Do you think there is some kind of complicated algorithm to vary the amount it lies to you? :D

It is a simple speedometer;...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By wilmar13
Ah yes, I forgot I also installed Fastway...

Ah yes, I forgot I also installed Fastway footpegs to lower about 3/4"... And bars are raised about 2" with Powercell Scotts damper and Touratech riser. (Had to bend front brake line and run under...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By wilmar13
Don't think this ever made it into production...

Don't think this ever made it into production stage, but you may be able to source parts if you are desperate enough.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328225

Does seem strange as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By wilmar13
1.92m/6'3.5" with 92cm/36" inseam... I found...

1.92m/6'3.5" with 92cm/36" inseam...

I found the standard to be more comfortable with seat in high position as you have more legroom than R with cutout seat. I run the PowerParts Ergo seat on my R...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,913
Posted By wilmar13
A) Had dirt in airbox... Leak test and oil...

A) Had dirt in airbox... Leak test and oil analysis proved out fine, air box issue now resolved.
B) If I had it to do over, I would probably get a 690 and Rally Raid it out. No reflection on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,503
Posted By wilmar13
These threads need to be linked... ...

These threads need to be linked...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1035959

Malle-Moto 1200cc category needs to happen. :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-12-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,741
Posted By wilmar13
I ride hard off road and am very happy with it,...

I ride hard off road and am very happy with it, but it would slowly drop down before I used duct tape to ghetto reinforce it. Basically wrapped Gorilla tape around the frame on the metal arc, and now...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Ah yes, ok there was a rule change in 2005; no...

Ah yes, ok there was a rule change in 2005; no twins over 450cc... Though KTM was already using the LC4 instead.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67353
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Other than the highly modified 2002 version, the...

Other than the highly modified 2002 version, the LC8 wasnt competitive compared to its smaller brother.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31617

I couldn't find any refernce of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,253
Posted By wilmar13
Did they actually get banned? Or was it just that...

Did they actually get banned? Or was it just that the LC4 was a better balance and so it dominated (until the 450cc rule)?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-09-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 159,463
Posted By wilmar13
Hmmm I posted a while back the opposite. ...

Hmmm I posted a while back the opposite.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24626343&postcount=767

I figured my issue was just because of crankcase vent dumping into rear TB. I think...
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