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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By DM47
Zombie thread revival!! :D Has anyone...

Zombie thread revival!! :D

Has anyone found a good reliable source for short levers? Are the FPs that are advertised at KTM Twins the only thing available on the US that are a known, good part?...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 11:04 PM
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Posted By DM47
It is? Maybe I missed something, but I don't...

It is? Maybe I missed something, but I don't remember hearing that being an issue with the 950 LC8. The SMR engine is the same as the 950 SM, SE, and ADV.



I replaced mine with similar tubing....
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 06:23 PM
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Posted By DM47
This, with a good operator so you can see the...

This, with a good operator so you can see the air/fuel ratio, smoothness of HP/torque curves, etc.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By DM47
A few quick links: ...

A few quick links:

http://www.ktm950.info/how/ktm_950_issues.html
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5538130&postcount=12
http://cpmodem.smugmug.com/gallery/2477524#129949676

...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By DM47
I use the stock KTM 990SMT guards on my 950.

I use the stock KTM 990SMT guards on my 950.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2013, 09:34 PM
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Posted By DM47
Interesting to hear. H2W's own jetting chart...

Interesting to hear. H2W's own jetting chart shows he uses both 45 Lo jets and 80 Idle Air jets.



I got 99.3bhp and 65.5 ft/lb. from my '06. It's got Leos, one size larger Mains, clip on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 07:45 PM
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Posted By DM47
More !! :D <iframe...

More !! :D


<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/7zlOkYysCNI" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By DM47
I bought my copy from Munn...

I bought my copy from Munn racing:http://www.munnracing.com/
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2012, 06:41 PM
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Posted By DM47
Thanks. I just got a bit lucky with my point &...

Thanks. I just got a bit lucky with my point & shoot Nikon L22. Just enough natural light on the aluminum & silver, and used macro mode.




I'm a bit embarrassed it got noticed. Low mileage...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 09:24 PM
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Posted By DM47
That's the one I use. See my post with pics here:...

That's the one I use. See my post with pics here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16312173&postcount=5760

My bike is a 2006 950SM; not an R version. The guard is marketed as for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 08:37 PM
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Posted By DM47
If it's JASO-MA you're fine -- conventional or...

If it's JASO-MA you're fine -- conventional or synthetic. Use a decent oil and the engine will be lubricated and protected. Some brands/types may effect shift feel a bit, but the bottom line will...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
I'm on the west coast, so it's not too late to...

I'm on the west coast, so it's not too late to say ......
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2012, 07:44 PM
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Posted By DM47
Oil filter options

Oil Filters: Hopefully a discussion not as controversial as oil itself. :rofl


1) I'm am NOT considering a Scott S/S filter at this time. Let's get this out of the way up front.

B. The...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
I also do not run ethanol in mine, but can't seem...

I also do not run ethanol in mine, but can't seem to get anywhere near 40mpg. Usually around 32-34.
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2012, 07:31 PM
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Posted By DM47
As noted elsewhere in this thread, the high speed...

As noted elsewhere in this thread, the high speed compression damping of the fork is the culprit. I experienced similar conditions. I've just had my forks redone by SPS. For me, the springs were too...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2012, 12:02 PM
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Posted By DM47
Even with the bike bone stock it will benefit...

Even with the bike bone stock it will benefit from adjusting the needles.

You can leave on the SAS and canister with aftermarket exhaust, if you prefer. But, if you are going to the expense of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
A colleague at work put that exact skid plate on...

A colleague at work put that exact skid plate on his '06 950SM. Fit well, but I don't remember if there was any extra work to install. Seems to me it might have been a direct bolt-on with no mods.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2011, 01:07 PM
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Posted By DM47
I pulled the baffles from my Leos and love the...

I pulled the baffles from my Leos and love the sound, but it is a bit loud. I figure that the location of the cans, and their inherent tone, is what makes it necessary for earplugs during most rides....
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2011, 12:57 PM
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Posted By DM47
Anybody in the US willing to sell one of these to...

Anybody in the US willing to sell one of these to me, without having to mess with paypal?

Dr_Bean was great to "talk" to about his circuit board, but only transacts with paypal. I don't have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 01:34 PM
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Posted By DM47
I am interested in the optical triggering talked...

I am interested in the optical triggering talked about in this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=650046
The circuit board comes from The Netherlands, but I don't have one yet....
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2011, 08:53 PM
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Posted By DM47
You can get 15% from Munn (and their "list" price...

You can get 15% from Munn (and their "list" price is cheaper to begin with). Just call Chip and ask about the part. He's been great with me, so I figure a plug for another good supporter is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 06:49 PM
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Posted By DM47
Fuel pump option

I just stumbled on this thread in OC. Hopefully other SM brethren are aware of it:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=650046

Any SM owners use this option yet? Looks very...
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2011, 06:47 PM
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Views: 33,616
Posted By DM47
From what I can tell it does not look like a...

From what I can tell it does not look like a group buy from the US was made. Is this correct, or is there a chance someone here in the US has a kit available they'd like to sell? :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
I'll answer my own post! :D I decided to...

I'll answer my own post! :D

I decided to try the Touratech guard shown in the link above. It was too convenient since they are fairly local to me. They said I could try it and return it if it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
Rear brake master & reservoir

Does anyone (hopefully in the US) make or supply a cover for the rear brake master and reservoir? I've seen the KTM plastic frame protector, but that still leaves the master and reservoir exposed.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 10:44 PM
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Posted By DM47
It does look like Mayer stitching, but I couldn't...

It does look like Mayer stitching, but I couldn't tell you for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2011, 12:14 PM
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Posted By DM47
Pit Bull told me that one of the other 12mm (or...

Pit Bull told me that one of the other 12mm (or was it 13mm?) pins would fit in the stem bore.
BUT, I wonder if the stand/pin has enough overall height/lift to bring the front wheel off the ground....
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
You'll find my recommendations a page or two...

You'll find my recommendations a page or two back. The biggest thing, IMO, is raising the needles -- regardless of exhaust system, SAS, or cannister.

Here's a good source, as has been mentioned...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2011, 10:08 PM
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Posted By DM47
As others have already said, it will cruise at 60...

As others have already said, it will cruise at 60 in 6th. It won't feel like it's in its powerband, but it will do it. These motors are revvers, More of a kick in the butt midrange, not tractors by...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
Capt., If you've got a H2W jet kit, I'd...

Capt.,

If you've got a H2W jet kit, I'd think you might already be real close, or maybe even good. I'd suggest you call Adv Machines NW and ask Ken if you need any changes from what your current...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
Interesting topic. I asked the regional Pirelli...

Interesting topic. I asked the regional Pirelli rep for this info when using Corsa III. He said 32 psi F/R, and look for an increase to 35 when hot (fresh off the track). That still looks like a 10%...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
I've got Leos, no SAS/Canisters, stock airbox and...

I've got Leos, no SAS/Canisters, stock airbox and filter, and my jetting is like awork13 describes:
2 1/4 fuel screws to 2 1/2
160/165 mains
3rd clip on the needles.

It's still a wee bit...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,587,762
Posted By DM47
The ones you show from KTM Twins are the latest,...

The ones you show from KTM Twins are the latest, 8414.

The ones shown in the picture from Motostrano are two "generations" earlier, but I wonder if that pic is accurate because they are listed as...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
I think these new LV-1 (#8414) cans are still SS...

I think these new LV-1 (#8414) cans are still SS with a finish made to look like Ti; and the description of the end caps are not CF, but " a high performance Techno polymer". It looks like the only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,587,762
Posted By DM47
FWIW, the owner's manuals (which have the chain...

FWIW, the owner's manuals (which have the chain specs, and other good things) are widely available for download at no charge.

For example:...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
Really? I did not know they had jetting specs for...

Really? I did not know they had jetting specs for their system(s). Do you have all the details on this, or can you point me in the right direction?


At around 4600 it gets above 14:1, peaking to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10,014
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Posted By DM47
jets and jetting

Okay, I guess I need a better understanding of how the various jet circuits work in these carbs. My 950SM is a 2006; I've raised the needles to the 3rd notch, 160 and 165 min jets.
I put it on a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,587,762
Posted By DM47
I'm still curious if anybody documented the...

I'm still curious if anybody documented the wiring, and any applicable mods, to change the flash-to-pass switch to function as the Mode switch. That makes it easy to scroll through to and from the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,153
Posted By DM47
[/QUOTE] I also have a Sargent for my...

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I also have a Sargent for my 950SM. When I received it from Sargent it looked pretty much just like Thumper 996's, shown in these pics.

For me, the rear area was too wide, just...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,587,762
Posted By DM47
I don't think they are owned by KTM, are they? ...

I don't think they are owned by KTM, are they?
Although they do work with KTM on an OEM type of level for some things, I think they are still wholly owned by Igor Akrapovic.
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