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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525
Posted By xTomKx
The voltage from TPS stays the same but the %...

The voltage from TPS stays the same but the % throttle is corrected by ecu.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525
Posted By xTomKx
I was doing a TPS adjustment lately and noticed...

I was doing a TPS adjustment lately and noticed something strange in TuneECU. Seems the ECU is learning the TPS idle setting and adjusting the reading. I believe this could be the reason for choppy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,144
Posted By xTomKx
The KLR looking Suzuki :D Looked like a KLR...

The KLR looking Suzuki :D

Looked like a KLR and a KTM were pulling out of a gravel road near Van Sant. I was on a 990 and my buddy on a F800gs along with some slow sportbikes trying to keep up....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,144
Posted By xTomKx
That KLR looks familiar. Did I see you near Van...

That KLR looks familiar. Did I see you near Van Sant airport sunday morning?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,144
Posted By xTomKx
Did it come with a loose bottle cap that makes a...

Did it come with a loose bottle cap that makes a dry clutch rattling noise?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
The coolant overflow was empty. I got the 990...

The coolant overflow was empty. I got the 990 new last year as a left over. It's only one year old so I don't want to see any leaks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 482,975
Posted By xTomKx
Wish it was closer

Wish it was closer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
I just realized that the picture wasn't showing...

I just realized that the picture wasn't showing up so I updated the link in the first post.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
I'd take the old style screw type clamps over the...

I'd take the old style screw type clamps over the crimp type anyday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
Did 2006 utilize the crimp style hose clamps?

Did 2006 utilize the crimp style hose clamps?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525
Posted By xTomKx
Getting back on the subject. I've been fighting...

Getting back on the subject. I've been fighting the same battle as the OP with the jerky throttle ever since I bought my 990 last year. So far the bike is running way better and more predictable. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
Johan, Yes, nothing like doing work yourself...

Johan,
Yes, nothing like doing work yourself and giving the bike proper attention. That is why this is the first time my bike is back to the dealer. But what caused me to take it back was my that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
:eek1 You are scaring me. Will have to look the...

:eek1 You are scaring me. Will have to look the bike over when I get it back.

The dealer I took it to is Bromley KTM in Trevose Pa. To my knowledge they have a decent rep. But I usually wrench...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
Is it because KTM uses the crimp style hose...

Is it because KTM uses the crimp style hose clamps?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By xTomKx
990 Coolant leak

I was checking the throttle body sync on my 990A and noticed the coolant was low. Added some water and proceeded to do the sync. While running the bike I noticed something strange. Small bubbles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,887,504
Posted By xTomKx
I was just about to ask where he got the MILF...

I was just about to ask where he got the MILF sticker :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,757
Posted By xTomKx
What Did You Do To Your KTM Today?

I bought luggage racks from an inmate who never sent me the cross member. After several months I finally found the time to make my own.




http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/31/ygu5e2ed.jpg
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,307
Posted By xTomKx
Wolfman bag has been great. It has all the room...

Wolfman bag has been great. It has all the room I ever need. It fits a full size helmet when expanded. I usually don't carry much gear with me but when I need it it's there. Great for those days...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
Sounds exactly like what is happening to my map...

Sounds exactly like what is happening to my map but I'm not running autotune. The stock computer leans out the map and causes the bike to run like crap.
I disabled the o2 sensor in tune ecu...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,066
Posted By xTomKx
I was playing with the maps last night and...

I was playing with the maps last night and checked the oil per procedure posted by Neptune. No noticable pressure or vacuum in the oil tank.



Isn't the break-in period 2k miles?

Care to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,066
Posted By xTomKx
Also, My daily driver is an audi and it's typical...

Also, My daily driver is an audi and it's typical for them to use a little oil being that it is german and has a turbo. What I noticed is that the amount it uses depends on the oil I use. Saying...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,066
Posted By xTomKx
I never noticed any pressure in the oil tank. ...

I never noticed any pressure in the oil tank.

How many miles on your bike?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
The VAG FTDI chipset is used in German cars. For...

The VAG FTDI chipset is used in German cars. For American cars you will need a different chipset cable. You can pick up a cable for American cars dirt cheap on ebay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
I'll look it up or will ask around to see if...

I'll look it up or will ask around to see if anybody local has one. Now I wonder how close I got it with my butt dyno :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
To update the tune ecu balance didn't work well. ...

To update the tune ecu balance didn't work well. I rode about a 100 miles today and set the balance with the butt dyno. Took 10-15 adjustments but my bike is running great now. Very smooth. I am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
That's essentially what I did as far as...

That's essentially what I did as far as eyeballing and averaging the readings on the diagnostic tab of tune ecu. I marked the screw and tweaked it about 1/16 turn. Nice thing is that with the SW7...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
Has anybody tried to balance the Throttle Bodies...

Has anybody tried to balance the Throttle Bodies using Tune ECU?

I made an attempt tonight but seems like the numbers were jumping around making it tough to pinpoint.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By xTomKx
Which one do you use. Most stabilizers I've seen...

Which one do you use. Most stabilizers I've seen are $10-15 per bottle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By xTomKx
Most vehicles have seen a decrease in fuel...

Most vehicles have seen a decrease in fuel economy when ethanol was introduced.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By xTomKx
Aprilia uses fiberglass.

Aprilia uses fiberglass.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By xTomKx
Interesting, thanks for sharing. My buddy...

Interesting, thanks for sharing.

My buddy that rides an Aprilia had the tank swell up to the point where I he could barely bolt it on. The dealer replaced it under warranty but it's only a matter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By xTomKx
it also makes fiberglass tanks swell up

it also makes fiberglass tanks swell up
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By xTomKx
I used an electric stapler I borrowed from a...

I used an electric stapler I borrowed from a friend. It worked fine. Just make sure to use 1/4" staples and apply lots of pressure.

Also, don't expect this to be a 30 minute installation or you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,887,504
Posted By xTomKx
That's a lot of air for a big bike :thumb

That's a lot of air for a big bike :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,887,504
Posted By xTomKx
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/19/7e2eguny.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/19/7e2eguny.jpg


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk (http://tapatalk.com/m?id=1)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,144
Posted By xTomKx
It was snowing today as I was leaving for work. ...

It was snowing today as I was leaving for work.

My buddy has the ninja 1000 and I think it's a great bike. My first impression was that the plastics make it feel bulky. Very comfortable bike for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
I have checked the tps sensor settings in tune...

I have checked the tps sensor settings in tune ecu and they are nearly identical. Will need to balance the throttle bodies. My bike only has 2800 miles. Doesn't ktm balance them at the factory?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
Can somebody tell me what causes the random...

Can somebody tell me what causes the random hiccups that my 990 is experiencing? They seem out of the blue and difficult to repeat. Also, I'm running powertrip akra map and it seems that it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,917
Posted By xTomKx
Sounds like a pain in the neck. I hope you got a...

Sounds like a pain in the neck. I hope you got a good deal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,887,504
Posted By xTomKx
Sure, let me know when.

Sure, let me know when.
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