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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By FakeName
and since we're spinning off the subject, we...

and since we're spinning off the subject, we should not only use 24 hour clock, we should use zulu time.


It's a great big and now completely connected world out there, and it's silly to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By FakeName
24 hr time, like the metric system, is simply a...

24 hr time, like the metric system, is simply a better way.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,425
Posted By FakeName
Um, no. Different centerstand on the R makes...

Um, no.

Different centerstand on the R makes it identical process. Unless the suspension was changed and the stand was not- then yes, it's easy but useless.
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By FakeName
All my bar-mounted devices now have a 1/16...

All my bar-mounted devices now have a 1/16 stainless cable that is attached to the device, goes around the bars, and hooks to itself with a very small screw-type carabiner.

Not only dooes this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By FakeName
This is not "lucky" it's the result of practice...

This is not "lucky" it's the result of practice and awareness. You did this correctly- don't sell yourself short here.

Celebrate.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By FakeName
Where is it? Obviously does not attract...

Where is it?

Obviously does not attract those that might fly/drive, but maybe there are people that would buy it as a project?

Parting it out is not worth the time and hassle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By FakeName
A good price would be $6k. It's an old bike. Yes,...

A good price would be $6k. It's an old bike. Yes, beautifully maintained and well setup and farkled- not dissing the bike at all.

At $7k it'd be fair to the buyer.

At $8k, it'd be more fair to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,827
Posted By FakeName
Understood. I wouldn't use the solution...

Understood.

I wouldn't use the solution you're suggesting, so it's a good thing there are different offerings for different approaches.

Wouldn't you agree?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,827
Posted By FakeName
I've not yet messed with this, but Rottweiler is...

I've not yet messed with this, but Rottweiler is releasing this kit- might check their website.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7721/17136045928_cb3d04408b.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By FakeName
Many happy miles on mine, brakes smoothly no warp.

Many happy miles on mine, brakes smoothly no warp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,123
Posted By FakeName
Likewise :ear

Likewise :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By FakeName
http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-...

http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-rotors-for-ktm-950990-by-warp-9/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By FakeName
Don't forget to budget for side/centerstand mod...

Don't forget to budget for side/centerstand mod or replacement
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,113
Posted By FakeName
or perhaps FROM Indian territory.

or perhaps FROM Indian territory.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By FakeName
And what happened when you used the phone?

And what happened when you used the phone?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By FakeName
Yeah, there is a guy...secret weapon. Shhh.

Yeah, there is a guy...secret weapon. Shhh.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By FakeName
Well...there is Superplush...

Well...there is Superplush...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,732
Posted By FakeName
Soon for exhaust...I know they've been through...

Soon for exhaust...I know they've been through photography :evil


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7746/17297872486_66c60f899d_c.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By FakeName
I'd reply, but I'm too busy running out to check...

I'd reply, but I'm too busy running out to check my ECU plug.

Yikes.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,113
Posted By FakeName
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/9087652307_c00...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/9087652307_c00d9f224c_h.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By FakeName
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3928/15226286278_67...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3928/15226286278_67b62bfe02_c.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,456
Posted By FakeName
The later model Rekluse for the 500/350 have an...

The later model Rekluse for the 500/350 have an adjustable slave cylinder that, with a few turns of a single bolt, convert the clutch back to fully manual.

Is that not the case on the 9xx series?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,142
Posted By FakeName
I use UHD tubes on both my bikes, I ride for...

I use UHD tubes on both my bikes, I ride for hours on pavement to get to trails for days, and I never give it a second thought.

Failures I've had have nothing to do with too much heat, etc:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9,535
Views: 1,991,407
Posted By FakeName
Umm. I'm going to, based on my personal...

Umm.

I'm going to, based on my personal experience, respectfully disagree with you here.

And I made the same mistaken conclusion at first. Until I smacked both radiators sufficiently.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By FakeName
Wicked There's a NutSert joke in here somewhere,...

There's a NutSert joke in here somewhere, Arfy.:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,026
Posted By FakeName
Regaining control of the wheels is easy. ...

Regaining control of the wheels is easy.

Just disconnect the rear wheel sensor. You can even (as many have) install a switch in that line to facilitate on-the-fly disablitation (new word).
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,732
Posted By FakeName
I have seen it. It is good. Very good. ...

I have seen it.

It is good.

Very good.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8893/16701311414_9475a85c4a_b.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,355
Posted By FakeName
Huh. 690 SMC KTMTwins has them, apparently....

Huh.

690 SMC KTMTwins has them, apparently. $59.00
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 234,066
Posted By FakeName
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7327/15745847103_af...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7327/15745847103_af2e81d998_b.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,504
Posted By FakeName
Huh. Did you say you needed photos? That's...

Huh.

Did you say you needed photos? That's what I thought I heard/read. I thought I read you needed the light and mount kit elegantly photographed.

Because I know a guy who'd make you a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By FakeName
Yup. Mine was broken where the wires exit the...

Yup. Mine was broken where the wires exit the sensor.

It's on the lower triple ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By FakeName
I'd chain the footpegs to something really...

I'd chain the footpegs to something really strong, get it level across the swingarm, and screw an 8' 2x4 on edge to that subframe, then start bending.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By FakeName
Well- Not sure about it hitting the...

Well-

Not sure about it hitting the swingarm, but yes, you'll need to modify or replace the centerstand with the new suspension height.

Have you noticed how far over the bike leans on the...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,087
Posted By FakeName
Pryme setup works great for listening. But the...

Pryme setup works great for listening. But the people listening to you will likely have a very different experience.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By FakeName
All true- as long as the graphics are not...

All true- as long as the graphics are not clearcoated over the top, as the case on my 2011 (white/spiderweb).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By FakeName
It is very common. I once posted here asking...

It is very common.

I once posted here asking for any experiences of actual failure, and there were no replies.

But if I had a religion, letting rotors rattle like that- and continue to increase...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By FakeName
Mine mounted right up. Listing on Slavens shows a...

Mine mounted right up. Listing on Slavens shows a special part number for the front left with ABS, so it appears they've thought about it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By FakeName
I have the Warp9 on the back- works great,...

I have the Warp9 on the back- works great, appears to be well-made.

I'll use them when it's time for the front.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,614
Posted By FakeName
Great system- but a "bit of rope" is possibly...

Great system- but a "bit of rope" is possibly understating it. With that many turns you'll need several bits of rope.

Still the best system I've seen.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,087
Posted By FakeName
I've spent a great deal of time riding with...

I've spent a great deal of time riding with comms- see a lot of the kits like Kenwood and the Sena system. THe Kenwood is (as was mentioned above) a non-starter. I suppose it's OK if all you're doing...
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