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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,163
Posted By Scott Baja
Hey there, just got in on this show of hands...

Hey there, just got in on this show of hands thing. The only price I have seen so far on these things is "crazy" Crazy prices dont necessarily translate to crazy good, do they?:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 65,710
Posted By Scott Baja
http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u635/motoscott...

http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u635/motoscott/220fd2ec-8e92-4717-9ee2-a35fda83d328_zps690626ca.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,454
Posted By Scott Baja
I love your story, and pictures KTMbageera! :clap

I love your story, and pictures KTMbageera! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,441
Posted By Scott Baja
Hey jon6.0.......Is your 908 a 140 or 150?

Hey jon6.0.......Is your 908 a 140 or 150?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By Scott Baja
Popping is normal as you have described. I think...

Popping is normal as you have described. I think the article you had is correct. My impression is it would be running to rich if no popping. That said, it should not sound like the 4th of July!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,604
Posted By Scott Baja
Hey Irideeverthing...Its my understanding that...

Hey Irideeverthing...Its my understanding that more rubber, more heat, more heat, more chance of flats. Thats why tubed tires run hotter than tubeless. Because of this, I rarely air down, except deep...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,222
Posted By Scott Baja
My Gobis have held up really well. I like em. If...

My Gobis have held up really well. I like em. If you want cheap bulletproof paniers, mount two ammo cans. Its easy, cheap, and
you already have the racks.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,928
Posted By Scott Baja
Im with TINGLER :clap

Im with TINGLER :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By Scott Baja
I use Engine Ice, as it is also a good lubricant....

I use Engine Ice, as it is also a good lubricant. I have always observed that tap water with its impurities is not a good choice. Distilled water is about $1 a gallon. Also I change it and the oil in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,172
Posted By Scott Baja
Who is a resonably priced source for the rear...

Who is a resonably priced source for the rear Mefo SE? For what its worth, I like the TKC front. Great offroad, and last good.(I rarely air down, and usually run a couple pounds more)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,365
Posted By Scott Baja
Im interested to hear more about the saftey issue...

Im interested to hear more about the saftey issue regarding cracks. Cant help but worry when making a pass at 100mph. :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Scott Baja
These things can go at any time. You may have a...

These things can go at any time. You may have a few miles, or few hundred left. Buy a spare, it fits in the glove box, and easy to replace on the road. Upon your return, buy the points or, Dr Bean...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,108
Posted By Scott Baja
Arai XD......For colder paved trips use the...

Arai XD......For colder paved trips use the shield. Off road take it off and use googles, the XD is made so the googles fit correctly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,907
Posted By Scott Baja
This a great up! Please continue upon your...

This a great up! Please continue upon your return. :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,740
Posted By Scott Baja
My Rigids mounted ...

My Rigids mounted

http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u635/motoscott/006800x600_zps373b1fee.jpg
http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u635/motoscott/008800x600_zps664328c9.jpg

I made the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,907
Posted By Scott Baja
Remove that chainsaw at once, lest you be tempted...

Remove that chainsaw at once, lest you be tempted to use it :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,479
Posted By Scott Baja
Very impressive! Thanks for the write-up, and...

Very impressive!
Thanks for the write-up, and pictures :clap
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By Scott Baja
Very clever, you should be proud! :clap

Very clever, you should be proud! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By Scott Baja
I have Gobis, take em everywhere. For me, the...

I have Gobis, take em everywhere. For me, the most important feature is having a top loading box. Ive had side loading systems like Pelicans are a pita to arrange your gear and hard to get to. If...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,740
Posted By Scott Baja
The RIGID brand are waterproff and guaranteed....

The RIGID brand are waterproff and guaranteed. Ive had mine in all sorts of wet weather. So if yours have failed, RIGID should replace. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,740
Posted By Scott Baja
Rigid

I went with the Rigid spot 1300 lumen. I mounted them on the crash bars. They came with wiring kit and lit on/off switch for about $100 on ebay. As I rarely ride offroad at night, I use these mainly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,558
Posted By Scott Baja
I do understand why some would look to another...

I do understand why some would look to another pump such as the facet. I carry a spare pump in case it fails out on the trail. Its not that hard to replace. Then you can buy the points for $35 to fix...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,471
Posted By Scott Baja
I like the front TKC on my KTM. It handles well...

I like the front TKC on my KTM. It handles well on pavement, and tears it up on dirt. As far as a soft sidewall and any kind of flats, I never air down, as I only air down in deep sand, and have not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,102
Posted By Scott Baja
Would like to input, but searching all threads...

Would like to input, but searching all threads first. Get back later....
Forum: Face plant 01-20-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By Scott Baja
Glad to hear the good news Eladbern! You have a...

Glad to hear the good news Eladbern! You have a great attitude, very admirable :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,017
Posted By Scott Baja
Thumb I like the Gobi boxes. The hinged lid can be...

I like the Gobi boxes. The hinged lid can be propped open making camping easier, instead of having to remove the lid.(Some alum are also hinged) Water and dust proof, act like cooler if your carrying...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,258
Posted By Scott Baja
Very impressed! Clean nice looking work, and very...

Very impressed! Clean nice looking work, and very clever testing. You are to be highly commended! :clap
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,253
Posted By Scott Baja
The best advice you have received so far, in my...

The best advice you have received so far, in my opinion, is being capable of picking your bike. I would practice with panniers on in your yard. You will soon get the knack of it. If on the trail, you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,847
Posted By Scott Baja
Obvious, if doth only have used one tire, and it...

Obvious, if doth only have used one tire, and it sucked, as far as you know, all might suck :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,847
Posted By Scott Baja
Hey Sporting Wood, sorry for veering off course,...

Hey Sporting Wood, sorry for veering off course, but what tires did you use in Baja? :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,461
Posted By Scott Baja
Dark brown, dont know any history on it as I...

Dark brown, dont know any history on it as I swapped for it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,461
Posted By Scott Baja
Renazco I have your seat for the KTM and...

Renazco
I have your seat for the KTM and love it. I traded for it, and it absolutely puts the stock seat to shame. I can ride all day. It has a couple of stains, and I have tried the eraser and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,544
Posted By Scott Baja
Extra fuel pump. Easy replacement. If the battery...

Extra fuel pump. Easy replacement. If the battery is more than one year old, I would replace. As far as the water pump repair kit, if it has been done in the last few thousand miles, its proly good....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,158
Posted By Scott Baja
I have used the Rotella syn 10/40, thought it a...

I have used the Rotella syn 10/40, thought it a little too thin, my clutch didnt like the V-Twin Mobil 1 20/50. So far for me, the dino 4-stroke M/C Castrol 20/50 has worked the best, and used less...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,878
Posted By Scott Baja
Take a look at the motorcycle mag write-ups. They...

Take a look at the motorcycle mag write-ups. They either claim the other bikes dont match up off-road to the KTM, or its not even mentioned. (this is just what I have read) Concerning off road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,351
Posted By Scott Baja
Please help me understand... I just bought...

Please help me understand... I just bought replacement plug wires for my Toyota 4-Runner, and it came with a packet of dielectric grease to be used at every plug end connection. Sorry, but I might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,015
Posted By Scott Baja
I bought a harbor freight chain breaker and used...

I bought a harbor freight chain breaker and used it for the rivit type link for the 950. Go to youtube and will be able to see it explained. I paid $8 for the tool. I was pleased, confident in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,825
Posted By Scott Baja
In my experience, having owned a GS 1100 and a...

In my experience, having owned a GS 1100 and a 950 Adventure, and the local business dealing in both, costs are about the same. If cheap is what matters, as suggested by some here, buy a 125cc...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,760
Posted By Scott Baja
I dont know if this has been discussed in this...

I dont know if this has been discussed in this thread. My fuel milage was going down. Started out over 35mpg, then slowly going down to about 29mpg. The rear scorp was worn out, so replaced with half...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,700
Posted By Scott Baja
Kaw4Life Sorry about the spelling...

Kaw4Life
Sorry about the spelling error.... Its should read pansy, like someone from Maine that rides pavement like....you :D
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