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Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,436
Posted By GlobalTech
I did a 3500 mile tour of Alps, Dolomites and...

I did a 3500 mile tour of Alps, Dolomites and Pyrenees in the Badlands Pro suit in May. Temps ranged from -5c to +30c with sun, snow and everthing inbetween.
The jacket performed brilliantly, the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By GlobalTech
Could be a leaky valve guide seal.

Could be a leaky valve guide seal.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,436
Posted By GlobalTech
The tags say made in China, I'm not put off by...

The tags say made in China, I'm not put off by this since almost everything is nowadays.

As far as I know there are only a few Chinese factories that are approved to work with Goretex and get the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6,695
Views: 1,367,171
Posted By GlobalTech
Just finished prepping this '06 525 EXC, only...

Just finished prepping this '06 525 EXC, only 17hours on the clock and left in a barn for 2 years unused

http://www.eos-images.com/images/KTM525-1.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,436
Posted By GlobalTech
My black Badlands jacket and pants arrived today,...

My black Badlands jacket and pants arrived today, absolutely faultless in construction and design, plus some nice touches. I obviously need to get out on the bike and see how it will stand up to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 66,426
Posted By GlobalTech
Added this '06 KTM 525 EXC stablemate to my...

Added this '06 KTM 525 EXC stablemate to my 990Adv approx 6 weeks ago.

http://www.eos-images.com/images/KTM525-1.jpg

Bought in Orange with only 17 hours on the clock and was left sitting in a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,175
Posted By GlobalTech
I'm the other side of the pond and Paul D at HDB...

I'm the other side of the pond and Paul D at HDB has been very accomodating. Ordered a heavy set of guards, arrived inside 4 weeks, then ordered some custom risers and two weeks later I change my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,452
Posted By GlobalTech
I think shipping would make the price about the...

I think shipping would make the price about the same. Unfortunately the UK pays well over the odds for international postage.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By GlobalTech
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5780...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5780859&postcount=62

If you cant get it out, then get a .010" guitar string and unblock the jet it in situ. You'll need a mirror to see what your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,670
Posted By GlobalTech
Not many perrimeter alarms around, apart from...

Not many perrimeter alarms around, apart from those you mention and another US product by Talon.

I looked into this last year since bike theft in the UK is rife, so I invested in a RF/GPS/GSM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 504,182
Posted By GlobalTech
Bit of a delay in posting back due to servicing...

Bit of a delay in posting back due to servicing and putting on an Oberon slave etc. Anyhow, 220 miles into the stock '11 map and I like it. Very smooth but lacks the kick of the R map (a bit docile...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By GlobalTech
I'm using Motorex 75...

I'm using Motorex 75 (http://www.motorex.com/index.cfm?oid=1158&lang=en&webtoolDbTemp=eintragDetail&eintragId=170), that's what KTM recommend but others use Magura blood and differing weights of fork...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By GlobalTech
Have you checked the oil jet?. I pulled mine...

Have you checked the oil jet?. I pulled mine yesterday while fitting an Oberon slave and found it blocked after only 4500 miles. It wasn't until I took the bike out today that I noticed how much...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,452
Posted By GlobalTech
I'm using Mefo Super Es on the rear and Mefo E on...

I'm using Mefo Super Es on the rear and Mefo E on the front. I quite like them, sold as a good 50/50 tyre that wears well and feels almost as good as the Scorp on the road. I did some very muddy /...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By GlobalTech
Use a ratchet strap over the seat to compress the...

Use a ratchet strap over the seat to compress the suspension so that the swingarm is at its furthest point from the engine sprocket (inline). Adjust the chain free play (top to bottom of link) to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By GlobalTech
Interesting this, I've just finished fitting an...

Interesting this, I've just finished fitting an Oberon slave (for peace of mind) and decided to remove / check the oil jet.

Yep, it was blocked solid, so got a .010" guitar string and after much...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 65,930
Posted By GlobalTech
I spent weeks back and forth with Kaoko SA on...

I spent weeks back and forth with Kaoko SA on this and sent them drawings of the HDB (from Paul) to get them to design something that combined the HDB bar insert with the Kaoko.

Unfortunately, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By GlobalTech
Yep, plus I don't have any risers yet. I spent...

Yep, plus I don't have any risers yet. I spent today doing the local trails with group and my back knew it...crouched all the way! Got home and ordered some 30mm risers. I'll rotate the banjo when I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By GlobalTech
These pics might help, it took me a while to get...

These pics might help, it took me a while to get the routing right. I know some guys have rotated the front brake banjo to on top of the lug. After some fiddling, I didn't need to.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By GlobalTech
Yes, TuneEcu will read error codes and perform a...

Yes, TuneEcu will read error codes and perform a suite of diagnostics... Great for self servicing!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,170
Posted By GlobalTech
I ran the '09 R map on my 09 Adv (EU '09 model is...

I ran the '09 R map on my 09 Adv (EU '09 model is same as US '10 model) for 3 months ~2500 miles.

WOT was better (since 2nd throtle changes are the only diff between std and R). The R didn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,657
Posted By GlobalTech
Like this? ...

Like this?
http://www.eos-images.com/images/advtankhose-support.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By GlobalTech
Thanks for the info guys, Araldite Rapid two part...

Thanks for the info guys, Araldite Rapid two part epoxy seems to have held (for the time being).

I contacted Huntsman (Araldite) and they recommended Araldite 2031 - two part epoxy. Its a black...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 504,182
Posted By GlobalTech
Decided to upload the '11 Adv standard map onto...

Decided to upload the '11 Adv standard map onto my '09 Adv tonight using the latest TuneEcu.

I went through the parts fiches first mind, comparing the two models and EFI, valves and cams are the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By GlobalTech
It had to happen...Spining tank insert!

In removing one of the fairing panels today (990 Adv), I felt the tank insert spin and then spent an hour with a cordless drill and hex bit getting it out with heat...Success!

I now have a 10mm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By GlobalTech
I originally, aligned the red dots with the valve...

I originally, aligned the red dots with the valve stem and it was still out, span the tyre 90,180 and ended up about 60deg off the stem. I did read another post that someone else had a similar hard...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By GlobalTech
I also just finished fitting some new tubes and...

I also just finished fitting some new tubes and Mefo SE's today,

I used plenty of tyre lube and the front popped on 20psi, rear at 25psi. The rear actually popped, the front - more of stretching...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By GlobalTech
Sounds like the voltage regulator is faulty! ...

Sounds like the voltage regulator is faulty!

You'll need a voltmeter....

Checking the charging voltage / rectifier regulator from shop manual:

NOTE: the following figures only apply to fully...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,052
Posted By GlobalTech
Bought my 990 Adv new in Sep 2010, here's a list...

Bought my 990 Adv new in Sep 2010, here's a list of the 30 odd farkles that I've done to date!.
Even though this lot will add bugger all to the resale (no intention of selling her), I feel the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 65,588
Posted By GlobalTech
Geez, that would be just shy of $100 to fill up...

Geez, that would be just shy of $100 to fill up in England :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-04-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By GlobalTech
Kaoko Throttle Lock

I'm having a real hard time trying to source a KTM throttle lock for my 990 Adv. Can anyone help?

I originally ordered one from the only UK distributor 12 weeks ago and he sent me one for a Duke....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By GlobalTech
Mine used bugger all oil in the first 2000 miles,...

Mine used bugger all oil in the first 2000 miles, then I did a 2100 mile trip and its used ~1/2 litre.

Also, my gearbox was notchy as hell for the first 2500 miles. I kept missing up/down shifts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By GlobalTech
This was my solution... ...

This was my solution...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=672682
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,486
Posted By GlobalTech
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=674085
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By GlobalTech
RR here!...

RR here! (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=699745)
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,486
Posted By GlobalTech
Touring Scotland on the KTM 990 Adv

This was our first big outing on the 990 Adv, two up, fully laden with camping gear and two free weeks to explore Scotland's minor roads and stunning landscapes.

We decided to do a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By GlobalTech
My first big outing on the 990 Adv starts tomorrow!

Tomorrow I start a two week / 2500 mile wild (?) camping tour of Scotland. It's the first big outing on the 990, fully laiden and two up (with wifey). We've done a few shakedowns and all looks and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By GlobalTech
Interesting this, my 990 has been low 30s for...

Interesting this, my 990 has been low 30s for months (short commutes) and finally I get it out on a 500 mile trip (two up with full luggage) at 80mph (5k rpm) and I'm in the low 40s (48-50 mpg UK)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 65,930
Posted By GlobalTech
Mine arrived today....they do like nice, I went...

Mine arrived today....they do like nice, I went for the black annodise finish and SX top mount. Was intending to fit them this weekend but the UK dist for Kaoko sent me the Superduke throttle lock...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,013
Posted By GlobalTech
Same here mate, I spoke to a local Dyno shop and...

Same here mate, I spoke to a local Dyno shop and they didin't exude much confidence or knowledge when I mentioned KTM990 and TuneECU etal.
The last thing I want to do is end up paying someone to...
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