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Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By AdvRonski
I found the Facet fuel filter was almost...

I found the Facet fuel filter was almost completely plugged after about 18K miles. It was starting to starve at higher RPM, but never failed completely.
Worth a try, though.
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,813
Posted By AdvRonski
Just installed the kit, took out the Facet pump,...

Just installed the kit, took out the Facet pump, and put the OEM pump back in. Do you have any recommendation about using a vent hose, versus capping the vent? Without the points arcing away in...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By AdvRonski
Are the needle washers in the right places? ...

Are the needle washers in the right places?
Thin washer below the clip, thick washer on top.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By AdvRonski
You need to find a wiring diagram for your 990....

You need to find a wiring diagram for your 990. This stuff isn't black magic, you must determine which circuits a blown fuse feeds, including those you have added. You're looking for a short in a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,870
Posted By AdvRonski
I bought an FMF Q muffler from an inmate here...

I bought an FMF Q muffler from an inmate here that went to a 2-1 system. It was a left side can, but is a bolt-on fit on the right side. I was amazed at how quiet is is. Much quieter that the Q on my...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By AdvRonski
Make sure the kill switch above the starter...

Make sure the kill switch above the starter button is on?
I know, pretty obvious, but still.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By AdvRonski
I've put 30K miles on an SE front rim with not...

I've put 30K miles on an SE front rim with not one ding. After the initial install, the spokes haven't needed any adjustment, either.
Having a black rim on the front, and a silver out back is the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By AdvRonski
Well, I have a KBB on the rear with about 1200...

Well, I have a KBB on the rear with about 1200 miles on, and I'll be surprised if it makes it to 2000. I'm not impressed at all with it's off road performance, on dirt, sand or gravel.
I find it a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,693
Posted By AdvRonski
I made a 2-day ride out of the NWAT, by...

I made a 2-day ride out of the NWAT, by short-cutting the loop East of Park Falls.

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc290/AdvRonski/Maps/nwat14.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,828
Views: 624,965
Posted By AdvRonski
Sorry, but I've forgotten. Do you get the...

Sorry, but I've forgotten.
Do you get the physical first, and then the paperwork,
Or is it the other way 'round?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By AdvRonski
I think Great Sand Dunes would make a good rest...

I think Great Sand Dunes would make a good rest day. You can climb the dunes in the AM, then back down and actually rest during the heat of the day. Then climb up again at dusk. The dunes are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,640
Posted By AdvRonski
Bryan, what do you know about Burnett and Douglas...

Bryan, what do you know about Burnett and Douglas county ATV trails?
Are they open to licensed DS bikes?
The VV maps show them as being open to "motorbikes"-
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By AdvRonski
Where are you now, and where are you headed?

Where are you now, and where are you headed?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By AdvRonski
You can get the needles separately from...

You can get the needles separately from Advmachines for 20 bucks each-

http://www.advmachines.com/product_p/keihincvm-float-needle.htm
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,954
Posted By AdvRonski
I've been down Black Bear on the 540, and look...

I've been down Black Bear on the 540, and look forward to taking the 950 down it next time.
The part I'm most concerned about is getting down the switchbacks clean with the limited steering lock on...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,625
Posted By AdvRonski
Just completed removing the right caliper &...

Just completed removing the right caliper & rotor, installed an SE brake master. I was expecting to be disappointed in braking performance, until I could afford to put the 320mm rotor on.
But, I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By AdvRonski
+1 I just put up with the high speed...

+1
I just put up with the high speed instability of the Heidi's, but was very happy to put something else on when they wore out.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,315
Posted By AdvRonski
You don't need to drain the coolant to replace...

You don't need to drain the coolant to replace the switch. Just have the new one in your other hand, and screw it in quickly.
You can bleed the radiator if you feel you lost too much coolant, but I...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-25-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 88,460
Posted By AdvRonski
What about the possibility of showing up later in...

What about the possibility of showing up later in the week, and signing up at the event?
I'm still not sure what my schedule will allow.
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,813
Posted By AdvRonski
PM sent. I hope you have some kits in stock.

PM sent.
I hope you have some kits in stock.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By AdvRonski
The 2003 bikes did not come with centerstands,...

The 2003 bikes did not come with centerstands, and there are different length stands, depending on whether it is an S model or not. So, it probably has the wrong stand for that bike.
More info at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18,290
Views: 683,687
Posted By AdvRonski
Here are the tracks for the St. Croix Adv Trail,...

Here are the tracks for the St. Croix Adv Trail, which are also available at Dual Sport Maps.com. Most of this is used in the Norsemen Dual Sport ride out of Danbury in September.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,722
Posted By AdvRonski
The very small piece of frame material you need...

The very small piece of frame material you need to remove on an '04 bike is just a small part of the bracing for the brackets that the centerstand bolts to. There is no loss of frame integrity to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By AdvRonski
Craig at CJ Designs was working on a caliper...

Craig at CJ Designs was working on a caliper relocation bracket for the 950/990's. You could give him a call and find out if that project is going anywhere.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,722
Posted By AdvRonski
Actually, I received updated instructions from BD...

Actually, I received updated instructions from BD about that bolt. The original instructions had you installing the bolt from the right, (clutch) side. If you did smack something with the kickstand...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By AdvRonski
+1 Running in a higher gear at 3500 will have...

+1
Running in a higher gear at 3500 will have that chain whipping and slapping like mad.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By AdvRonski
That is why Myler's was recommended. I have...

That is why Myler's was recommended.
I have been TIG welding aluminum for 20 years, and have repaired radiator tanks before. These cores are ultra-thin, and after several attempts with a couple of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,357
Posted By AdvRonski
I measured mine, and came up with the same...

I measured mine, and came up with the same amount. I've bottomed the forks many times, and have seen no witness marks to indicate any contact.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,357
Posted By AdvRonski
How about posting some pictures of the crash bars?

How about posting some pictures of the crash bars?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By AdvRonski
I had the exact same issue 2 years ago, and...

I had the exact same issue 2 years ago, and posted about it so others could check for a clearance problem, but a single post goes away so quickly, it's so easy to miss.
Check it out here...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,368
Posted By AdvRonski
The POW94 bracket doesn't seem to be available...

The POW94 bracket doesn't seem to be available anywhere right now.
Anyone have a line on one?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,028
Posted By AdvRonski
Actually, the land of the rising sun is Japan. ...

Actually, the land of the rising sun is Japan.
I don't think they see much of the sun in China nowadays. Worst air pollution in the world.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By AdvRonski
Just to be clear, are you using the choke?

Just to be clear, are you using the choke?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By AdvRonski
A picture would be a big help. Sounds unusual.

A picture would be a big help. Sounds unusual.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By AdvRonski
I switched from the KTM bag to the Nomad Rider...

I switched from the KTM bag to the Nomad Rider tank bag. It's a smaller, waterproof version of the KTM bag, with the same zip-off base and 3 outside pockets.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,620
Posted By AdvRonski
Nice work, Zuber. Too bad no one else thought...

Nice work, Zuber.
Too bad no one else thought of this. :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,620
Posted By AdvRonski
So, you have isolated the involved cylinder, but...

So, you have isolated the involved cylinder, but in the interest of having more data, try measuring how close to TDC the piston gets.
Through the spark plug hole, measure the height of the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By AdvRonski
I'm not excited about making more of these right...

I'm not excited about making more of these right now. I only have very basic equipment, a pretty cheesy tube bender, and basically formed these freehand.
Getting the 2nd one to match the first was ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By AdvRonski
Thanks, guys. Yes, I can't seem to stop making...

Thanks, guys.
Yes, I can't seem to stop making things. I usually blame it on the long Winters here, but maybe it's some kind of addiction. It has been a lot of fun, imagining something, then firing...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By AdvRonski
Crash Bar Lite- Lose 10 Lbs Without Going on a Diet

I've noticed inmates here have varied opinions on using crash bars. My 2004 came with SW Motech bars, which are plenty beefy, but pretty heavy.
I thought there should be something I could come up...
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