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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
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Yeah pretty easy: turn the bolts located on the...

Yeah pretty easy: turn the bolts located on the lower triple and adjust to how close you want the hand guards to the windscreen/fairing. I have mine about 1/4" from the windscreen/fairing. Much...
Forum: Americas 10-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
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Thanks for the reply.

Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,866
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Ok, I guess I'll chime in as well. I did a ride...

Ok, I guess I'll chime in as well. I did a ride to Costa Rica and back, leaving Colorado Aug 2012 getting back Jul '13. Went in at Juarez with zero issues. I am looking at going back this upcoming...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
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phones

When I was in Guatemala we bought a phone to use. But next time around I was thinking that perhaps it would be more feasible to bring along a phone. 2 choices, iPhone (I'm a mac guy!) or a samsung...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,116
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Good to hear you guys are enjoying the trip!! I...

Good to hear you guys are enjoying the trip!! I miss those roads, seems like a long time ago that we met in Nicaragua. Glad you guys are making the dream a reality! Some good photos and story. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
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If someone is interested in them send me a pm.

If someone is interested in them send me a pm.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
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It's not the "direct link" as described; it's the...

It's not the "direct link" as described; it's the html link to copy and paste... Still a convoluted way of doing things!!!! Sure I can go from Denver to Colorado Springs, so long as you go through...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
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Did as described and doesn't load photos.... ...

Did as described and doesn't load photos....

http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa431/990motomtns/image1_zpsfdf38237.jpeg...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
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Sorry guys, I've been uber busy lately and in my...

Sorry guys, I've been uber busy lately and in my opinion it takes so damned long to get photos on here that I haven't sat down to put in the TIME to do so. Again in my opinion, it's a pain in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
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pannier question for the airheads

I have a '73 r75/5. It came with the plastic panniers. I am tempted to sell the bike but have not decided just yet. However, I am seriously considering selling the black plastic panniers that came...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,977
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This is an interesting thread.... I was thinking...

This is an interesting thread.... I was thinking the same thing the other day. I've over 40k miles on my '10 adv. Some cars will exhibit a whining/howling noise when bearings are needed to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,723
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I've also spooned on a few KBB's and have been...

I've also spooned on a few KBB's and have been pretty happy with them. For practicality I keep on Mefo SE which get me around 8500 miles. I read an article that in 2012/13 Kenda was going to go...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-17-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 42,402
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All this talk about cruise control, heating...

All this talk about cruise control, heating issues, air box issues, etc... Makes me appreciate and glad that I have a 990. Just might need to buy a couple of more.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
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Can't you just take it into the dealership so...

Can't you just take it into the dealership so they can check it out and install a sticker for you? Seems logical, but from what I have heard, California is not the most logical when it comes to some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
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Don't know what your budget is, but, here's...

Don't know what your budget is, but, here's something for you:

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4599817307.html

http://omaha.craigslist.org/mcd/4522820944.html

Good luck on your search!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
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There are many days I wished I had the R model,...

There are many days I wished I had the R model, I'm riding 2010 reg orange... I wouldn't lower it, ride it and enjoy what you have...:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
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Hey OP, and to Pardus pm sent... I might be able...

Hey OP, and to Pardus pm sent... I might be able to help, how soon does the job need to be done? Send me a pm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
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Thank you for all your replies!! what car??

Thank you for all your replies!!

what car??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
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hit a truck

The other day is Denver's shitty traffic, I hit the back of a ford ranger. Thankfully it was pretty low speeds, somewhere in the range of 30. I broke the front fender, light, and pierced/sliced the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,240
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OR better yet, check craigslist as people are...

OR better yet, check craigslist as people are always getting rid of that kind of stuff, some sell some give away, but better than shopping at walmart!. I am also, I have 6 or 7 sheets that measure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
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center stand not centered

I noticed this a while back and got busy and forgot to post. Today fixing a flat I noticed and now posting. In looking at the center stand while it was up, bike on side stand. I noticed the left...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,175
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Yeah, yeah, sorry about that. I was referring to...

Yeah, yeah, sorry about that. I was referring to 990. What about a billet qd for the left tank to the engine?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
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I understand this completely. I took my KTM to...

I understand this completely. I took my KTM to the dealership once (in Denver), that was for the initial 600 mile break in. Aside from that, I usually only take the tires in to have balanced. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,320
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"'Not a quality control issue, rather a lack of...

"'Not a quality control issue, rather a lack of maintenance.....'" And finger back at ya pal!!! What intelligence to post a moniker like that!!!! WOW

Personally I think you're full of shit!!!!! ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
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I used the scorpian trial when I left Guatemala. ...

I used the scorpian trial when I left Guatemala. I knew that I wouldn't be riding dirt on the way back home. I kept my Kendas though in case. They worked well. Even after 10,000 miles they still...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,175
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I like those billet qd's for the fuel system. ...

I like those billet qd's for the fuel system. Question though; I am running crash bars at the moment, do those qd's get in the way of the crashbars? Do you billet qd's for when you remove the left...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
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At only 20k what was the engine doing that you...

At only 20k what was the engine doing that you tore it down to find the cam in this condition?

Does KTM warranty this issue?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
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I usually like running in the 4-6k range, but...

I usually like running in the 4-6k range, but depending on conditions, traffic, etc.... Also noticed the best fuel economy around those revs also.

"'I'm not sure how much electronic gadgetry you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 49,699
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"'Not very much AFAIK.'" What the heck is...

"'Not very much AFAIK.'"

What the heck is AFAIK???

I didn't mind the Kenda BB, however like mentioned didn't last long. Did read that there was supposed to be a new compound to assist in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,507
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"'The article gives me the impression that the...

"'The article gives me the impression that the 500 twin is targeted for India. I'd like to see the 500 offered in the States too.'"

Not sure why the US sucks for some import vehicles. Go to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 49,699
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Ok, sorry for the naive question: but what IS...

Ok, sorry for the naive question: but what IS the difference of tubeless vs tubed tires? I know the bm's have the spokes on the outside aspect of the rim, while the 1190 has them laced like a...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,755
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PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
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Thanks for the information. What are the...

Thanks for the information. What are the aftermarket favorites and why?? Are there any rebuildable ones?
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
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If you are heading from Mexico onward, the first...

If you are heading from Mexico onward, the first major city you would hit coult be Quetzaltenango or Xela (shay-la). Look for a shop called "Agular". It's on the same road as the Gallo brewery, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
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rear brake master cylinder leaking

I replaced the rear brake master cylinder piston and rings and spring from the KTM hard parts kit. Installed it and it worked for about a week, now it's leaking again. I cleaned everything real...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,320
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MSR pump filter, will last you likely longer than...

MSR pump filter, will last you likely longer than all your trips put together. But then again, most people are looking for that instant filtered water bottle waiting for them as they set up that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-29-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
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Why get a new battery?? Especially for a new...

Why get a new battery?? Especially for a new ride?? You must have a lot of money!!?? LOL:rofl And LITTLE diagnostic skills! IF, and a big IF, the battery tanked, doesn't speak well for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
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Guys I am sorry for my harshness as well!! I had...

Guys I am sorry for my harshness as well!! I had a very frustrating weekend and my patience was put to use. I have not had the time to dig in too much about the tune ecu thread, I half heartedly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
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That's it??? After about 24 hours I get some...

That's it??? After about 24 hours I get some half hearted response to my inquiries??? I thought this was the "forum" that people went to to ask questions and interject about our beloved KTM's. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
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somewhat erratic/low speeds

2010 990 A with stock exhaust and mapping and 35K mileage. It's all stock but I have been having some low speed erraticness. When at a light it seems kind of rich smelling, though when the bike is...
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