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Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By thugdog
Purchase price is the LEAST important factor to...

Purchase price is the LEAST important factor to scrutinize when considering any pseudo-unfamiliar, decade-old vehicle that you plan to straddle on a busy highway or remote gravel road...imho, price...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By thugdog
fwiw In 2003 and 2004, KTM didn't include...

fwiw

In 2003 and 2004, KTM didn't include a centerstand as stock equipment on my original 950S......it was explained as being race-ready...i had to wait months, do some research, and finally...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By thugdog
ride it. ~

ride it.





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Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,998
Posted By thugdog
An oldie, but a goodie.

Eight years ago, this forum shared how a pesky neutral was most often due to the OIL JET...perhaps it's clogged (or perhaps modified too large)?

Both, too much and too little oil FLOW can cause...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,566
Posted By thugdog
Dealerships SELL bikes. KTM fitted a mirror...

Dealerships SELL bikes.

KTM fitted a mirror to each bike.

Dealerships are best left in that mirror.


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Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,566
Posted By thugdog
What is a dealership? ~

What is a dealership?




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Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By thugdog
decisions of passion often ignore the money ...

decisions of passion often ignore the money


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By thugdog
Bluhduh i wouldn't attempt to run it again until...

i wouldn't attempt to run it again until eyeballing your stator...maybe its bolts never got the "Loctite 648" service TSB performed.


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By thugdog
+1 KTM's fuel crossover TSB still seems...

+1


KTM's fuel crossover TSB still seems like a solution looking for a problem.

I've seen only one 950 with that crossover TSB performed, which created a fingertip-sized hole in each tank. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,221
Posted By thugdog
2003 Orange 950S, with well over 100K miles. No...

2003 Orange 950S, with well over 100K miles. No issues. I have done a few preemptive elective surgeries (all the usual suspects), but only out of curiosity while apart for oil changes and overhead...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,246
Posted By thugdog
Yes and no. Yes: grocery store mineral oil...

Yes and no.

Yes: grocery store mineral oil works just fine in KTM and its aftermarket clutch actuators (and on dry babies, too).

No: for our bikes (and babies) i avoid "Baby Oil" which often...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By thugdog
Question "Normal" is a function of random variables on a...

"Normal" is a function of random variables on a 950.

What if you ignore that initial dip, and just ride her??


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Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By thugdog
A surgeon stitched some tweezers inside my chest...

A surgeon stitched some tweezers inside my chest a few years ago...looked plenty stupid on the x-ray two weeks later.

From your description, you likely did leave something inside. Red rags are ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By thugdog
I clean it without removal using various metal...

I clean it without removal using various metal pokers, etc.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=site%3Aadvrider.com+orange+crush+oil+jet


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Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,439
Posted By thugdog
Wasn't there a Technical Service Bulletin about...

Wasn't there a Technical Service Bulletin about securing these bolts specifically using Loctite 648?



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Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By thugdog
As one intrepid family man to another, my...

As one intrepid family man to another, my satellite phone is always the first item i pack:

www.satellitephonesdirect.com



~no affiliation~
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By thugdog
Glad you caught it. Most of us prefer using...

Glad you caught it.

Most of us prefer using Google's search, with syntax as follows:

site:advrider.com word1 word2 word3 (and so on)

Example:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By thugdog
" if it ain't broken, don't fix it " ...

" if it ain't broken, don't fix it "



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Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By thugdog
I have a few pieces of titanium fabric...

I have a few pieces of titanium fabric strategically wrapped to reduce heat under the seat, secured with stainless zipties...notably cooler, no worries:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By thugdog
+1 for TIME-SERT® i like their flange which...

+1 for TIME-SERT®

i like their flange which prevents winding down into repaired hole


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Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By thugdog
Assuming she ran fine immediately prior to...

Assuming she ran fine immediately prior to servicing...

Spark plug(s) cracked or wireboot(s) not seated.

Fuel pressure too high.

Fuel pressure too low.

Lacquer in carburetors.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,257
Posted By thugdog
You seem very emphatic about 40F, so perhaps it's...

You seem very emphatic about 40F, so perhaps it's worth a few minutes to confirm Air Temperature Sensor impedance is linear through that range...

Using +4.4C and interpolating with KTM's data for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By thugdog
If your recently-dropped 950 hasn't had a...

If your recently-dropped 950 hasn't had a Canisterectomy yet, now would seem like a good time to perform one.


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Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By thugdog
Front cyl misfire...crankcase vent soup? ...

Front cyl misfire...crankcase vent soup?



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Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,560
Posted By thugdog
:deal TSB 0749 ...

:deal TSB 0749

http://cpmodem.smugmug.com/gallery/2529765_MRKpm#!i=132944527&k=PppNc (http://cpmodem.smugmug.com/gallery/2529765_MRKpm#%21i=132944527&k=PppNc)

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Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By thugdog
First item on my prep list is always my Iridium...

First item on my prep list is always my Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite phone with GPS tracking. My old body and bike have our limitations...it does not.

2004 KTM 950S with 106,082 miles and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By thugdog
Talking How much do you weigh now?? .

How much do you weigh now??

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Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By thugdog
http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=motorcycl...

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=motorcycle+tire+pressure+monitor&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=8168112182349800801&sa=X&ei=fbp_TsXsBrCGsA...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By thugdog
more cow bell

almost any good bikecover works wonders to both discourage and prevent theft...i have a wrench ziptied dangling within my cover resting against the frame near the alarm sensor. Triggers better than...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By thugdog
Sweeeet ! Which size rims are those, and/or...

Sweeeet !

Which size rims are those, and/or perhaps a detailed parts list ?


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By thugdog
dash 21 ~

dash 21


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By thugdog
yes. works as advertised. ~

yes. works as advertised.


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By thugdog
heat gun, wiggle, repeat... ~

heat gun, wiggle, repeat...


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By thugdog
Question blockage

It's worth a glance, as you wouldn't be the first to leave packing material inside new muffler...paper, plastic, red rags, etc.


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,706
Posted By thugdog
Paper filter was replaced at 600 miles with a new...

Paper filter was replaced at 600 miles with a new Scotts unit...now at 80,000 miles and counting with same Scotts oil filter...cleaned every other oil change along with other screens...no ultrasonics...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By thugdog
rated stator output is 450W

rated stator output is 450W
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By thugdog
What method did you employ to check compression? ...

What method did you employ to check compression?

Has the bike sat long periods without running, or was it used routinely (i.e., mileage?)?

Electrical terminal corrosion is always among low...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,590
Posted By thugdog
phoook insurance... ...

phoook insurance...

http://www.dynaspy.com/ultraaccurate-realtime-live-gps-tracking-device-p-28016.html


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Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By thugdog
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=site%3Aadvrider.com+orange+cr...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=site%3Aadvrider.com+orange+crush+oxford+grips


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Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By thugdog
You'll get lotsa advice on how to stumble a...

You'll get lotsa advice on how to stumble a would-be thief. An electric fuel shutoff solenoid may seem like a good idea, until facing pressure drop, current draw, and related concerns.

There...
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