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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks for the drawing, Dust. I finally was...

Thanks for the drawing, Dust.
I finally was able to pull fluid in from the bottom. Seems fine. I'll report later.
Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Hey Dust, I can't seem to pull from below. What...

Hey Dust,
I can't seem to pull from below. What am I doing wrong ? Does it matter which side ? Do you have to squeeze the lever ? I've tried several times.
Thanks,
Jeff
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Is moisture the big problem here ? If so , all...

Is moisture the big problem here ? If so , all the bleeding in the world won't help.Right ? Maybe I just need to change the fluid. And if dot 4 is better at not retaining moisture , then maybe I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks, Mort, 5.1 Absorbs more ??? That sucks....

Thanks, Mort,
5.1 Absorbs more ??? That sucks. I thought it was less:huh. Maybe a switch to 4 is what I need. How often do we get to the boiling point anyway ?
Jeff
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks guy's, What do ya'll think about the wet...

Thanks guy's,
What do ya'll think about the wet rubber thing ? Could I have a hole ?
Thanks,
Jeff
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Brake fluid etc.

Hey Guys,
Who uses DOT.4 and/or DOT 5.1 ?? Is the 5.1 worth the difference ? Can I really mix the 2 ?? Shouldn't the rubber thing inside of my front brake reservoir be dry on the inside ? How often...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks for the info Mr. Mac, Thats where I was...

Thanks for the info Mr. Mac,
Thats where I was headed today. New tires, 1st time off road this spring, I like an easy familiar ride 1st time out. Oh well:cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6,053
Views: 363,322
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Whoops !, I missed the Grandview tag. I could...

Whoops !,
I missed the Grandview tag. I could have pushed my bike to that one. I've been so busy and sick that I haven't even moved my bike out of my office since the cold snap !
Hope the rest of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,572
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Dance, Where do you live ? I'm in north...

Dance,
Where do you live ? I'm in north Georgia. I took mine to Wheelers tuning at the tail of the Dragon. I had gotten lost with changes and adjustments. Mine is an 07. He did a great job, runs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,222,492
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Great Pic's !!

Great Pic's !!
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 45,602
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Let's all hope and pray this new Dorna series...

Let's all hope and pray this new Dorna series happens !!!!!!!!!
Bring back real racing to the USA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,222,492
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
iocane, That bike may have originally been...

iocane,
That bike may have originally been mine. At least I recognize the red stripe. Changes have been made since then, no doubt. Is the front fender raised " a little" ? Any other custom features...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,797
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Nice trip and write up ! How is 2 up offroad ? Do...

Nice trip and write up ! How is 2 up offroad ? Do you stand or sit ? My wife is a good passenger at 93 Lbs but I always stand off road . We stick to mostly on road but if time allows.....you never...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks guys I think my problem was that I mixed...

Thanks guys
I think my problem was that I mixed 4.0 and 5.1 fluid. With help from my youngest daughter, I flushed out the old and put in new fluid from a new container.:wink: I put a zip tie on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Brake troubles/ fluid tricks ?

Hi Guy's,
I've got a bad case of "mushy lever" ! I've got to pull it 2 or 3 times to get a full strength lever. OK so that means water or air in the system and bleed the brakes , right ? Well I've...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,508
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks for the reply Tex. I should have known,...

Thanks for the reply Tex.
I should have known, my kids are smarter than I am anyway !
Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,508
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Tex, Great pics. Thanks for sharing. My oldest...

Tex,
Great pics. Thanks for sharing. My oldest daughter is a photo enthusiast. She asked me if many of the pictures are "touched up" before posting them. Or do you use filters and such before taking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Super Redhawk ? Thats a 44 right ? Or is the...

Super Redhawk ? Thats a 44 right ? Or is the Black hawk a 44 and redhawk a 41 ? My Glock 10mm witha 6" barrel is close to the 41 I think. Having 15 rounds and a night sight comes in handy too though...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Hi BrownDog, yes , I got it running GOOD. I...

Hi BrownDog,
yes , I got it running GOOD. I took it to Wheeler tuning on the tail of the dragon. He wrote a map and dyno'ed it. He did just what he said and I'm a happy camper. I even took it to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Ride to hunt ??

Hi Guy's,
Does anyone ride their bike to hunt ? I'm thinking about wild boar hunting.
I didn't know where else to post.
Thanks,
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Ride to hunt ??

Hi Guy's,
Does anyone ride their bike to hunt ? I'm thinking about wild boar hunting.
I didn't know where else to post.
Thanks,
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,936
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
I've hauled mine on the rear of my f350 srw many...

I've hauled mine on the rear of my f350 srw many times. I use a slightly modified moto jack rack. I would be much more comfortable with the weight on the rear vs the front. You can feel the bike a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19,173
Views: 1,335,446
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
The house will need to meet the regular,national...

The house will need to meet the regular,national building codes and renter code as well. They are pretty strict with windows as fire escapes and smoke alarms etc. I'm building an apartment bldg for...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,932
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Hi Guy's, Would anyone care to give the...

Hi Guy's,
Would anyone care to give the finishing order for those of us who couldn't watch the race ??
Thanks
Forum: Racing 05-21-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 18,072
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks

Thank you for posting the race, I really enjoyed it.
Jeff
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19,173
Views: 1,335,446
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks Dabblina and dfye55, Maybe I should get...

Thanks Dabblina and dfye55,
Maybe I should get a GPS but I'm sort of a map guy. I get out my smarter than me phone sometimes though !
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19,173
Views: 1,335,446
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks Nickgindy, I'll check it out. Any other...

Thanks Nickgindy,
I'll check it out. Any other advise ?
thanks,
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19,173
Views: 1,335,446
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Help With Riding Routes

Hi Guy's,
My name is Jeff, I go by Killer Whale KTM on this site. I'm from Ellettsville/Bloomington, but I've been living in North Georgia for 30 yr's or so. I ride a KTM 990 and am looking for some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,222,492
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Hey Brokein 2, How does the head light guard...

Hey Brokein 2,
How does the head light guard effect air flow? It looks like it would have a substantial effect ...either good or bad. Have you tried it both ways ?
Thanks,
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Montybones, Oyster had a good one but I like to...

Montybones,
Oyster had a good one but I like to go in on 77, up hill, then out on 58. When I only have a short time to ride, I go that way. The river/creek along 58 was spectacular Sunday evening....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,724,060
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Ghost Rider, That is cool ! Is this a Photoshop...

Ghost Rider,
That is cool ! Is this a Photoshop ? or is this version available ? The exhaust on the 1190 seems like a "cop out ", like they said " That's good enough, lets sell some! " The exhaust...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,222,492
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Normadix, GREAT PICTURE.:D Killer Whale KTM

Normadix,
GREAT PICTURE.:D
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks, guys, I'll try again as soon as I can....

Thanks, guys,
I'll try again as soon as I can. I'll bet that I need to loosen or detach the linkage as suggested. Got my fingers crossed !
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks, Dust, All good ideas that make sense....

Thanks, Dust,
All good ideas that make sense. I'll try again as soon as I can.Slick muddy roads are not fun with bad back brakes !!
thanks again,
Killer Whale KTM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Inmates on 990's- Accident

Hey Ya'll,
Were any of you on KTM adventures out on Burnt Mtn./ 136 West Sunday afternoon around 4 pm ?? You would have come up on an motorcycle accident shortly after meeting me. Just wanted to say...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Thanks for the replies. I think I was doing it...

Thanks for the replies.
I think I was doing it correctly but for some reason it would not go through. I also noticed, while bleeding conventionally that when I loosened the bleeder bolt that the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
"Pushing" fluid into rear brakes

Guys,
Should I be able to push fluid from the nipple on the rear brake up into the reservoir ?? :huhI was able to do on the front. I read that if you need to change your fluid that its better to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Hi guys, I thought I would chime in,Since I...

Hi guys,
I thought I would chime in,Since I have a 990 and know where traction dynamics is. I had my front fork springs changed to a much heavier ones so long ago I don't remember where I got them....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
MotoTex, I bought the first 950 that I could...

MotoTex,
I bought the first 950 that I could find, when they came to the USA. There was a little puddle of oil on the showroom floor, under the sending unit, when I bought it and when I sold it:cry....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-24-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31,086
Views: 2,471,229
Posted By Killer Whale KTM
Merry Christmas !! Thanks to all of you DOG's...

Merry Christmas !!
Thanks to all of you DOG's (especially Patty :lol3) who keep this thread going for those of us of little time or typing skills !!
I sincerely hope that each and every one of you...
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