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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 04:42 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 81,113
Posted By DirtyADV
I was forced they are being replace by the...

I was forced they are being replace by the computerized 1190:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7347/9606289588_34f06c62c8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fCSKdy)

Then you spend most of the winter to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,278
Posted By DirtyADV
Got the new parts for my dads forks and he wanted...

Got the new parts for my dads forks and he wanted me to take a picture showing that he paid for the parts (old part in picture):

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7479/16081330901_c0b0f66105_z.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 30,941
Posted By DirtyADV
Fits nicely with his RC8 engine! ...

Fits nicely with his RC8 engine!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=584482

Danish guys are crazy! =)

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By DirtyADV
Dr Bean have a thread in the vendors section: ...

Dr Bean have a thread in the vendors section:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823347

Did a MOS FET solution on my 950 with plenty of miles but it had evenly worn points and that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Seems that is normal for floating rotors, friend...

Seems that is normal for floating rotors, friend with a BMW they all sound like that for him, even worse maybe.

Have 3 brand new discs from a -11 990R that was removed since wheels from it are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By DirtyADV
Looks good but why a hose between calipers that...

Looks good but why a hose between calipers that hug fender?

Not normal with dual hoses going down to each caliper.


/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Think they might loose their shape some over the...

Think they might loose their shape some over the years, at least its not as bad as the Safari tanks sounds like they get a couple of extra gallons in them after a few years.

Unless you do your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,256
Posted By DirtyADV
Have used vacuum cleaner with hose taped in place...

Have used vacuum cleaner with hose taped in place to get stuff out of strange places before starting to play with motorcycles.

Some cloth over vacuum can help get things out sometimes also without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Common, what I do is just screw down top bolts a...

Common, what I do is just screw down top bolts a few turn so you can push tank up and get lower bolts to line up and start screwing them in, get back bolts in place and then tighten it all up.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 26,691
Posted By DirtyADV
You need to remove fork legs to change oil also...

You need to remove fork legs to change oil also and the plastic ring should last, if that is toast it's probably a good indication it's time to service fork legs.

/Johan
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By DirtyADV
DON´T stand of foot peg with bike on side stand. ...

DON´T stand of foot peg with bike on side stand.

As with all the earlier KTM V-twins some "genius" at KTM bolted the side stand to the engine ...what a moron.

So that will stress mount in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,278
Posted By DirtyADV
Rade under seat fuel tank in place now: ...

Rade under seat fuel tank in place now:

http://www.dirtyadv.com/rade-under-seat-fuel-tank/

Had started pulling things of the bike to clean things up a little better and do a valve check also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Have now gotten the last few bits in place on the...

Have now gotten the last few bits in place on the Fuel tank installation, see that I could have had a few more picture to cover it better but this is what I´ve got:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,256
Posted By DirtyADV
Notched in tabs are just to make removal easier...

Notched in tabs are just to make removal easier their lineup have nothing to do with function.

And why last friction disc should be rotated into the small cut outs on the clutch basket I have no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,697
Posted By DirtyADV
Oil is the most important part of any bike!!!! ...

Oil is the most important part of any bike!!!!

http://craphound.com/images/hello_kitty_engine_oil.jpg

Will be following this thread closely!!

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Going over the forks on my dads bike and both...

Going over the forks on my dads bike and both rebound valves are badly corroded one we needed some serious force just to get the valve out:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,714
Posted By DirtyADV
Well the MOS FET fix is plenty cheaper then the...

Well the MOS FET fix is plenty cheaper then the DR bean solution and the circuit board on the dr bean also have soldered components so if you are worried about solder going bad from vibrations you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Search for " dirtyadv rade tank" on...

Search for " dirtyadv rade tank" on www.flickr.com and you will find some pictures.

Should be able to finish up my dad's bike to dad's today and get mine back up on the lift soon and finish up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By DirtyADV
I have used snowmobile style heated elements...

I have used snowmobile style heated elements underneath grips on all my bikes, but that require that you insulate clutch side since both side have the same power output, motorcycle specific heated...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Same gravity feed to the crossover between the...

Same gravity feed to the crossover between the tanks.

Difference is that it comes with a valve that I guess will need to be closed until fuel level in front tanks are below ventilation of rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By DirtyADV
On older style brake discs they are directional...

On older style brake discs they are directional and needs to be moved if flipping the wheel, same problem with ABS bikes.

And spacers need to switch side.

Other than that no problem flipping...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Remove lock bolt that is under the cap so if...

Remove lock bolt that is under the cap so if doing something like that you can still unbolt gas caps and fill up.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,278
Posted By DirtyADV
And now I have given up trying to source any...

And now I have given up trying to source any button head bolt for the brake disc locally, had an ebay seller in the UK that could have been an option if a UK member could have helped out since I can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By DirtyADV
Good tip, will do that if changing to a newer...

Good tip, will do that if changing to a newer style jet or drill out the old jet some and if neutral is to hard to find or to much drag and my dad not liking it buy a new jet then.

Will talk to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By DirtyADV
Not entirely sure about mileage on my dads bike...

Not entirely sure about mileage on my dads bike but around 45000 km.

Have over 70000 on my 950 plenty with rekluse, have not changed that bearing but did move the rekluse to the new 990 and moved...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By DirtyADV
Might pull apart some of the other clutches and...

Might pull apart some of the other clutches and see how they feel.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By DirtyADV
Thank you! So no new bearing will just...

Thank you!

So no new bearing will just replace some friction discs and slap it back together.

My dad has uncorked akra mufflers so when riding he does not have to hear any rattle =)

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,278
Posted By DirtyADV
Lifted this old thread...

Lifted this old thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25668702#post25668702) since Im looking over my dads bike some.


Also built a spring compressor to be able to get the spring...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By DirtyADV
Lifting an old thread! My dads 2005 (US...

Lifting an old thread!

My dads 2005 (US 2005.5) is a bit loud.

Looking over the clutch right now and there is quite a bit of play in the outer clutch basket:

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By DirtyADV
Old dry o-rings cause leak here: <iframe...

Old dry o-rings cause leak here:

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5tACxDAh4Bk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Went away and drove all summer without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By DirtyADV
Pumps on newer FI bike I was not aware as a...

Pumps on newer FI bike I was not aware as a common failure, clogged filters? but a filter might be a consumable and probably not covered by warranty.

On older carbed bikes the mechanical breakers...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By DirtyADV
For 17" wheels I don't see that many rocks and...

For 17" wheels I don't see that many rocks and ruts in the way, would stick mainly to tarmac if running small wheels.

Sure you can probably slap some TKC 80s on them and go quite far off-road but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,102
Posted By DirtyADV
Now we are polluting the collector item thread...

Now we are polluting the collector item thread with suspension discussion again but they have gone up and down more then a squirrel on meth.

And I quite sure that -09 and -10 R had the maximum 265...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By DirtyADV
RAM stuff to hold the fancy touratech mount with...

RAM stuff to hold the fancy touratech mount with vibration dampening been on the handlebar for more then 70000km but lately gps have started giving up and restarts by itself and locks up every now...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By DirtyADV
Europe tend to have models a year before they hit...

Europe tend to have models a year before they hit the US market ...not clue about when the SMT was launched.

/Johan
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,278
Posted By DirtyADV
Have bolts on order now for the brake work on the...

Have bolts on order now for the brake work on the 990R.

So while waiting for them Im doing some more work on the 950 and see I have some clearence issues with front wheel hitting front fender,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,965
Posted By DirtyADV
Before: ...

Before:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7347/9606289588_34f06c62c8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fCSKdy)

After:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3879/14983495520_cf13c0044f_z.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,978
Posted By DirtyADV
Can not say Im any expert but have tried...

Can not say Im any expert but have tried squeezing "wrong" size tire on the rim.

Here we have a 2 140 wide rear TKC 80, left one forced onto a 2,5 inch rim an right one on a OEM rim from a 2005...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By DirtyADV
On early bikes it will pass through freely but...

On early bikes it will pass through freely but newer models might need a little drilling is what the manual says (10mm I think but measure rod and drill as little as possible).

Have them on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11,178
Views: 2,384,183
Posted By DirtyADV
Now you know how Swedes feel trying to buy from...

Now you know how Swedes feel trying to buy from the US, well the parts are usually cheap but many times they want stupid amounts for shipping!!!

/Johan
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