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Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By ABuck99
In basic terms It's an inexpensive solution...

In basic terms It's an inexpensive solution compared to a FI controller to fool the mass airflow sensor circuit to enrichen fuel mixture. It's does what it claims (on the bmr anyway.) But nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By ABuck99
Basel Quest kits are sexy- you gonna scrap the FI...

Basel Quest kits are sexy- you gonna scrap the FI and go with the FCR carb set up?

Hang on to the 950, you'll miss it.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By ABuck99
Yeah getting 42/44 mpg street, 36-38 offroad this...

Yeah getting 42/44 mpg street, 36-38 offroad this is loaded with travel gear, 16/45 gearing and 178/180 mains w/ITG.

Back to Fluxs issue- if you find that you do have a bad sensor I found a thread...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By ABuck99
Flux-Pull the left tank(sorry), check that...

Flux-Pull the left tank(sorry), check that connector is seated properly, and then the continuity of the tank side connector. Check the fuse that manages that group of electrics. Im out of ideas after...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By ABuck99
CB- Are you wanting to install a dedicated...

CB-

Are you wanting to install a dedicated AF meter to constantly measure A/F or simply use a piggyback unit to tune/set it/forget it then remove ?

KOSO offers a dash mounted gauge and optional...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By ABuck99
In your climate probably too rich- your A/F...

In your climate probably too rich- your A/F screws may need a turn inward (leaner), Pilots back to 42s, try position #2 on the needle, then possibly smaller mains 172/172.

This sounds counter...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30,499
Views: 2,333,346
Posted By ABuck99
Newnan location, maybe Blue knows em'. A used...

Newnan location, maybe Blue knows em'. A used 1190R for $20,000:lol3? Must be some kind of joke, or that dude's med's need adjusting.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ABuck99
Also check where the fan housing might have come...

Also check where the fan housing might have come in contact with the radiator and rubbed through the cooling fins.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,051
Posted By ABuck99
Trailtech just introduced some small clean...

Trailtech just introduced some small clean looking individual meters.
The TTV series. http://www.trailtech.net/digital-gauges/ttv

Had a chance to look them over at the KTM rally, good stuff.
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 78,091
Posted By ABuck99
Chuck- Could you describe the symptoms the...

Chuck-

Could you describe the symptoms the 45's created, and/or how they behaved on your bike compared to the 42's you ended up using. Where have you noticed the biggest changes, improvements in...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,196
Posted By ABuck99
Proven Chain & Sprocket Options

Probably Not worth it: No description of who's chain & sprockets it is or what type of chain: is it Oring or Xring or No-ring?

Suggestions:

FRONT: Choose a KTM front dampened sprocket; they...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By ABuck99
There are some good lightweight mesh compression...

There are some good lightweight mesh compression suits out that will allow you to wear a shell jacket over them. Forcefield, Leatt make some nice lightweight options. I doubt you'll get blazing heat...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,573
Posted By ABuck99
Try enrichening the fuel mixture screws 1/2...

Try enrichening the fuel mixture screws 1/2 turn. Or consider reinstalling the db killers, they will quiet down the decel pop.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,065
Posted By ABuck99
What he said.... I've got 7000 hard offroad...

What he said....

I've got 7000 hard offroad miles on my RAD wheel set on the 950A with no issues. I opted for the DID dirtstar 1.85/2.5 config with oversized stainless spokes and black alloy nips....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By ABuck99
Next oil change that you do yourself, pour in 3...

Next oil change that you do yourself, pour in 3 liters, then start the engine and warm it, then check the oil, then add the last 1/4 to 1/2 liter. Your oil level should be about 1/2 way up the stick....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By ABuck99
While at the KTM Rally someone asked the same...

While at the KTM Rally someone asked the same question to Jimmy Lewis about what tire pressures he runs on big adv bikes. He mentioned that he runs 27-28psi on his 950Adv. He noted that he didn't...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 94,326
Posted By ABuck99
Triumph appears to be further invested in the...

Triumph appears to be further invested in the 800cc mid class segment; with 2 new off road versions coming: XCX, XCA. All 3 XC models now featuring WP adjustable suspension.
...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 78,091
Posted By ABuck99
Yes the area between the cylinders near the...

Yes the area between the cylinders near the starter is the Burmuda Triangle for small parts. :lol3
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 78,091
Posted By ABuck99
Mousitsas- I recall reading a while back...

Mousitsas-

I recall reading a while back that you were running something over 180, & 45's? And now going back to 170/172 and 42's is quite a big jump, at least I found that to be a big difference...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,317
Posted By ABuck99
I like these new Acerbis X-Factors: the Anodized...

I like these new Acerbis X-Factors: the Anodized protective bar is twice as fat as anything else Ive seen out there. Nice mounting system too.


Details: http://marketing.acerbis.com/products/513...
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 83,170
Posted By ABuck99
You're back! HoW was your adventure?

You're back! HoW was your adventure?
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 78,091
Posted By ABuck99
Everything you need to know here:...

Everything you need to know here: http://www.factorypro.com/tech/tech_tuning_procedures/tuning_carbtune,CV,high_rpm_engines.html

Have fun-
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By ABuck99
It will be interesting to see how it's priced or...

It will be interesting to see how it's priced or equipped, for example like the 990 R with no abs and longer travel suspension.

I still think that KTM fails to accept that there is a viable...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,089
Posted By ABuck99
Great ride report. Really enjoying the story,...

Great ride report. Really enjoying the story, and the mechanical challenges; so many flat tires. In Albania do they fill the holes in the roads with nails?

And so far, this is my favorite...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,226
Posted By ABuck99
Dave- Great pics, you have a good camera...

Dave-

Great pics, you have a good camera eye. Btw, I dont work for Motorex, but I do use it....

Nice meeting you and good to see you Ed & Josh
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,226
Posted By ABuck99
Michhub; We must have been in front of you...

Michhub;

We must have been in front of you by a day, maybe 1/2 day on the Mogollan rim- missed the rain, but it chased us all the way down to Globe, AZ, then dumped on us on the CDR outside of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By ABuck99
Jonz- Whats the coolant level looking like-...

Jonz-

Whats the coolant level looking like- is it using fluid? Has it moved lower in the recovery bottle? Might pull the clutch cover and check for moisture/milky build up there. When you...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By ABuck99
I think the shop manual suggests seal replacement...

I think the shop manual suggests seal replacement at 15,000 mi. Prob the seal, not CJ's drive shaft.

I tend default to the worst case scenario. A key concern is that the coolant will neutralize...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,956
Posted By ABuck99
2006 950S TPS Question

Re-setting the TPS; neutral position is set at .52v but WOT reads 4.07v. Manual says 3.6-3.7volts; Cant seem to get the wot reading to go any lower. Anyone experience this?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,110
Posted By ABuck99
If you were at the rally I think I motored by on...

If you were at the rally I think I motored by on Sunday am when you were taking the TKC's off in front of the hotel- looked like fun..:lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 115,930
Posted By ABuck99
See you there!

See you there!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,226
Posted By ABuck99
Good alternate Hotel Option Taos Ski Valley

If you are on the fence as to where to stay or if you will attend or not, I found a reasonably priced hotel (Columbine Inn) only about 1 mile down the main road from the ski hill where the rally will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 115,930
Posted By ABuck99
It's really coming together well Jerry. It looks...

It's really coming together well Jerry. It looks great. I also like the custom painted air compressor in the back ground...:D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,232
Posted By ABuck99
Categorize the OC

I appreciate the volume of information in the OC, but I would welcome some organization to the OC discussion threads. Wether its splitting or better, categorizing by model year. Anything would be an...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,226
Posted By ABuck99
Last year was my first KTM rally. I had a blast....

Last year was my first KTM rally. I had a blast. KTM puts on a 1st class experience. KTM Race Semi trailers, 25+ new demo bikes, there were pro riders on hand last year mixing it up with the crowd...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By ABuck99
To get the lights to operate with high beam,...

To get the lights to operate with high beam, you'll need to choose either one of the two wires coming from the switch and connect it to the high beam "hot" wire coming from the head light (I think...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,384
Posted By ABuck99
Found this- price ($49) is right; not sure about...

Found this- price ($49) is right; not sure about quality:

http://www.fuelpumpfactory.com/product-p/cnt-yam-81.htm

OEM pump 60012088100 $130 from Cheap Cycle

or
$30 to replace the points
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 115,930
Posted By ABuck99
Its a very interesting build despite the small...

Its a very interesting build despite the small weight savings on the powerplant. I certainly appreciate the creativity, skill, courage,patience to take this on.

Soooo whats gonna happen to that...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By ABuck99
This has some good info on the operation of the...

This has some good info on the operation of the CV Carb, not specific to the 950, but was useful/transferable data- its old but good http://www.gadgetjq.com/keihin_carb.htm

Carb tuning In the HOW...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By ABuck99
Nice write up. Been wanting to explore the Lake...

Nice write up. Been wanting to explore the Lake Superior region, this was a nice review. If you have gps trax to share, post em up.

Thanks
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