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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,054
Posted By tomdubz
In my experience, they take about a week to...

In my experience, they take about a week to answer email.
Forum: Americas 05-10-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 55,852
Posted By tomdubz
Kennicott is fastest....

Kennicott is fastest. http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/doc/schedules/Summer15/CrossGulf_S15.pdf

Otherwise, get off in Kvetchikan, get to Rupert and hop on the BC system.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
indeed he did. he's aka computertron here

indeed he did. he's aka computertron here
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Shucks, that's a good deal with the free shipping...

Shucks, that's a good deal with the free shipping but I just found one on craigslist.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Yes

Yes
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,305
Posted By tomdubz
Hah, think it was Buddy but you have flown me. ...

Hah, think it was Buddy but you have flown me. I'm a pro at begging rides from little old ladies.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 55,852
Posted By tomdubz
Memorial Beach has a newly built 3 sided shelter....

Memorial Beach has a newly built 3 sided shelter. You need to pack gas. El Cap is neat and you can squat/camp there. Kasaan has the best totem park on the island.

Memorial Beach
...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By tomdubz
Worthy Burger - South Royalton, VT

Worthy Burger - South Royalton, VT
Forum: Americas 05-08-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By tomdubz
Ah VT. <a...

Ah VT.

<a href="http://s290.photobucket.com/user/tomdubz/media/IMG_0677.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll262/tomdubz/IMG_0677.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Thanks, but that's not possible. Different...

Thanks, but that's not possible. Different carriers as evidenced by the pictures. All the internal bits are the same part number but the calipers themselves have a different #.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Does anyone know if the caliper from a 950 SM...

Does anyone know if the caliper from a 950 SM will be able to come off it's carrier and mate in with the Adventure's? Looks like it.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Thanks but that caliper is not compatible with...

Thanks but that caliper is not compatible with the adventure. The ebay compatibility engine is erroneous.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
price we pay for paradise link?

price we pay for paradise

link?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Really? I've looked. Maybe my search skills...

Really? I've looked. Maybe my search skills suck. Got links?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
The part number includes the carrier. They're...

The part number includes the carrier. They're separable. And maybe the 950/990 deviation is just the blackness of it. methinks 950 is silver. Anyone know?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By tomdubz
Rear Brake Caliper Hunt

UPDATE: Found one


I've got a WTB ad going but I'm wondering if anyone knows of anyone who's got one in stock?

Also, I know the pads are the same for some of the thumper front calipers. Is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By tomdubz
I love good news. So, replace the caliper...

I love good news. So, replace the caliper entirely or rebuild?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By tomdubz
Thanks for the insights but I fitted pads, THEN...

Thanks for the insights but I fitted pads, THEN filled and bled. Maybe I didn't get all the air out in my bleed. Could've expanded and pressed the pads continuously.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By tomdubz
Rear Brake Fire

Well, I went and rebuilt by brembo brake calipers all around on my KTM 990.

Similar to this: http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20...ndon_rear.html

Was confident that they were solid after...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By tomdubz
Rear Brake Fire

Well, I went and rebuilt by brake calipers all around.

Similar to this: http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Brakes/rear/pyndon_rear.html

Was confident that they were solid after going...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By tomdubz
ooooooo

ooooooo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By tomdubz
got any good links? my search skills blow

got any good links? my search skills blow
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By tomdubz
Huh, good to know. Thanks!

Huh, good to know. Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By tomdubz
Weird bead seating experience

What say you?

After mounting a k60 I experienced something I've never experienced before. While airing up to seat the bead with lots of lube it finally popped into it's last bit at about 60psi. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By tomdubz
My pleasure. I've always had mixed feelings...

My pleasure. I've always had mixed feelings about the book but the podcast shed some new light on it - for me at least.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By tomdubz
Really fun podcast re: Zen & the Art...

I stink this goes here. If not, please kick me.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-motorcycle-is-yourself-1.2914205
Forum: Alaska 04-06-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,219
Posted By tomdubz
Schedule isn't hard once you figure out which one...

Schedule isn't hard once you figure out which one to look at. Kennicott is your tub of choice.

http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/doc/schedules/Summer15/CrossGulf_S15.pdf

key to abbreviations...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By tomdubz
There isn't one. They're under the clear coat.

There isn't one. They're under the clear coat.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19,609
Views: 8,273,580
Posted By tomdubz
A few from Ketchikan, AK and Prince of Wales Island

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By tomdubz
Works for me as long as I massage (squeeze) the...

Works for me as long as I massage (squeeze) the big hoses a lot while slowly adding fluid.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
All's well. Pulled the new pack out and found...

All's well. Pulled the new pack out and found the original skinny plate in its original spot. Also found the new skinny plate that the EBC kit came with. I had put it in the wrong spot. The rest...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
Eureka! Possibly, guess I'll fish them...

Eureka!



Possibly, guess I'll fish them all out to check again. That would explain my mysterious extra new friction plate but the belleville spring came out so I thought I had them all. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
Ok stupid question time: did you soak your...

Ok stupid question time: did you soak your friction plates in oil? If so, for how long?

Also, is there any specific pattern you're supposed to follow aside from start and end with a friction...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
Thanks, that's what I was banking on but always...

Thanks, that's what I was banking on but always good to know. Now if I'd just smartened up and looked in my trusty owner's manual which has plenty of torque values listed that I'd forgotten about I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
Torque value on spring bolts? Is that tool...

Torque value on spring bolts?

Is that tool I've seen kicking around necessary?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By tomdubz
Thread Hunt Clutch Rebuild

Call me a pest but I'm wondering if anyone knows of any threads that detail clutch rebuilding for the LC8?

I managed to dump an entire martini into my laptop that has my manual. Someday, I'll...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12,086
Views: 2,668,111
Posted By tomdubz
Yes

Yes
Forum: Alaska 02-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 186,040
Posted By tomdubz
Bohn Armored Shirt XL

$60 for in-state shipping address. Otherwise... + $5

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1040895
Forum: Alaska 02-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 186,040
Posted By tomdubz
Frogg Toggs Toadz Hi-Viz XL Jacket

$30 (AK shipping only) All those down southers can give me + $5

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1040897
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By tomdubz
Casting sand? ...

Casting sand?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=378949

What year model? Ever have a proper douching flush?
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