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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By motokeith
http://bertram.d.pr/10vUr+

http://bertram.d.pr/10vUr+
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
I use a static balancer and ended up with similar...

I use a static balancer and ended up with similar numbers for the stock tubes and tires.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,470
Posted By motokeith
The Garmin Montana 600 is a solid choice. Load it...

The Garmin Montana 600 is a solid choice. Load it up with the Navigator street maps and you have a device that will work well both on and off road. The interface and feature set is closer to the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
You can see the Motion Pro bleeders in the photo...

You can see the Motion Pro bleeders in the photo I posted above ^

:-)
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
It's not the size of the handlebar, but rather...

It's not the size of the handlebar, but rather the spacing of the four handlebar clamp bolts that you have to specify. For the 500 you want the 90x38/40 pattern. I have the HDB setup on my 500 and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
+1 I use the Harbor Freight static balancer...

+1

I use the Harbor Freight static balancer and reusable spoke weights from No-Mar for both my 500EXC and 990ADV. Works great.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By motokeith
There are panel mount coax connectors. I...

There are panel mount coax connectors. I installed one from Gerbing on my 990. No need to worry about an adapter between socket and heated liner.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By motokeith
+1 Just dealt with this on my 990. Took some...

+1

Just dealt with this on my 990. Took some cleaning and close observation to figure out from where exactly the oil was escaping.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By motokeith
The subject made it sound like this was a thread...

The subject made it sound like this was a thread about an unfortunate accident
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By motokeith
That's just the panel connector piece. The full...

That's just the panel connector piece. The full "kit" includes the battery harness with fuse. If you're like me you may already have a couple of those harnesses lying about the garage.

I did also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By motokeith
Don't want to thread-jack, so I put my response...

Don't want to thread-jack, so I put my response into a new thread...

Tank Bag Power (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25440035#post25440035)

If anyone wants anymore info please head...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By motokeith
Tank Bag Power

In another thread someone asked for details on the power connections in my tank bang, so in the interest of preventing a thread jacking I'm redirecting here. :-)



The parts in/on the tank bag...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By motokeith
I use a Wolfman Rainer on my 990. It holds...

I use a Wolfman Rainer on my 990. It holds everything I could possibly want to carry in a tank bag and I can still open the gas caps without moving the bag. It has 3 removable external pockets that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,154
Posted By motokeith
That is exactly why KTM made this bike. A bike...

That is exactly why KTM made this bike. A bike can be restricted to 48hp for A2 use only if the "unrestricted" model makes no more than twice the restricted limit (96hp). This is simply a neutered...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
The 2014/15 bikes use a front fender with a new...

The 2014/15 bikes use a front fender with a new mounting arrangement. So other than maybe purchasing a 2012/13 fender in the appropriate color, you are are good to go.

Another note on freshening...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
I have an unmounted plug-n-play Sicass switch....

I have an unmounted plug-n-play Sicass switch. Would pictures of just the Sicass side of the connector still help you out?

1st pic is side of connector with little notches and triangle thingies on...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
It was $353 per person and $462 per bike. The...

It was $353 per person and $462 per bike. The room was another $580 that we split three ways.
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
2012 KTM 990 Adventure KTM tall touring...

2012 KTM 990 Adventure

KTM tall touring screen
KTM heated grips
Fastway damper kit
Superplush front springs
Shinko 705 tires

I had already owned the bike for a while and it was pretty well...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
Lol, kinda noticed that as I was going through...

Lol, kinda noticed that as I was going through the photos after the trip. I guess we're just used to wearing gear all day long. A lot of the photo ops were just quick stops whenever we would see...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
Agreed, we scored on the weather. We got rained...

Agreed, we scored on the weather. We got rained on quite a bit during the trip, but the run from Fairbanks to Deadhorse and back was perfection. It helped with planning that we had my son, an Air...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
Most of the world labels fuel by Research Octane...

Most of the world labels fuel by Research Octane Number (RON). There is another method of testing called Motor Octane Number (MON). In the US, Canada, and a couple other places fuel is actually...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
Our 20 day trip was 4 days on the ferry, which...

Our 20 day trip was 4 days on the ferry, which was essentially the fried food and booze cruise, and just a tad over 6k miles in the saddle.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
Ha, I think you crashed and just missed the...

Ha, I think you crashed and just missed the ground. :rofl

Good to hear from ya, man. Hope the rest of your trip went well. Did actually hit a couple steel spans down in Canada. I guess they seemed...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
Yes indeed. We all had 705's on from Sacramento,...

Yes indeed. We all had 705's on from Sacramento, up to Deadhorse, and back to Fairbanks. It was the first time I had run those tires and I have to say I was quite pleased. Wish I had another set of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,843
Posted By motokeith
The mosquitos really only hit biblical plague...

The mosquitos really only hit biblical plague proportions while we were north of the Brooks Range. Everywhere else they where merely annoying. :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
My '14 500 EXC does not have the spade connectors...

My '14 500 EXC does not have the spade connectors on the fan switch, it's as 1stgear describes
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
We haven't really had any rain to speak of for a...

We haven't really had any rain to speak of for a while. Foresthill actually closes for erosion control when there is any real rain.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
13/48 works fine, no need to flip the axle...

13/48 works fine, no need to flip the axle blocks. It's what I have on my bike currently.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
The 'puter battery crapped out in my 2014 just a...

The 'puter battery crapped out in my 2014 just a couple months after I bought the bike. Exact same symptoms you describe.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-21-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,134
Posted By motokeith
Might as well say "we accept no liability for...

Might as well say "we accept no liability for using our product in a manner consistent with how we strongly hint that our product is intended to be used"
Forum: Trip Planning 06-21-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,134
Posted By motokeith
3L in the Klim hydro-pack and a number of 1L...

3L in the Klim hydro-pack and a number of 1L platypus bottles in the GL Coyote bag. I also pack some Aquatabs for treating water in a pinch. The platypus bottles are pliable and can be contorted to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By motokeith
I would feel pretty good about a super clean 2012...

I would feel pretty good about a super clean 2012 with all those extra farkles included for $10k
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
It's 3.5oz, looks like a metric buttload because...

It's 3.5oz, looks like a metric buttload because it's 1/4oz weights

I have a set of these nice reusables...

No-Mar Spoke Weights (http://www.nomartirechanger.com/Spoke_Weights_p/wt-spoke14.htm)
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
I've had very good luck with this stuff... ...

I've had very good luck with this stuff...

Meguiar's PlastX (http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotive/products/g12310-plastx-clear-plastic-cleaner-polish/)

I've used it on such things as gauge...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
I have the 2 1/2" lower bits on my setup, which...

I have the 2 1/2" lower bits on my setup, which is the 2nd from tallest option. According the HDB site that should put it at 3.125" for overall height to the centerline of the bar. It's tall, at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
I've got the ultimate guards with Scotts submount...

I've got the ultimate guards with Scotts submount on mine. I like the rigidity of the ultimate mounting system.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
+1 on Seat Concepts Had one on my 690 Enduro...

+1 on Seat Concepts

Had one on my 690 Enduro and was one of the first upgrades on my 500exc
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By motokeith
"White Chassis" and "Blue Chassis" actually refer...

"White Chassis" and "Blue Chassis" actually refer to the color of the bodywork. not the frame. The 2012 Adventure ABS came in white or blue, both with orange frames and crash bars. The 2012...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,605
Posted By motokeith
I just put one of these on my 990. Life altering....

I just put one of these on my 990. Life altering. That's all there is to say about it. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,815
Posted By motokeith
Hmm, there's a battery in there. Learn something...

Hmm, there's a battery in there. Learn something every day. :lol3

It doesn't turn on when you push the O button, so battery makes sense.
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