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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,155
Posted By flytier
Additive

I fill up at a local non-ethanol pump (me and all the bass boats} And add 1 oz. of TECHRON to every 4 gallons of gas...........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By flytier
I have a 2008 990 Adv. I have searched this board...

I have a 2008 990 Adv. I have searched this board and hopefully have everything I need. It would appear that the newer dual line ABS bikes are easier to do and cheaper too than the 950's. I guess...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By flytier
Great service!!!

In this world of low expectations I have to give some kudos to http://www.powersportswarehouse.com/ . This is the second large order I have placed with them....all of the components for a high fender...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By flytier
Brake line guides

I have ordered all of the parts for my 08 990 high fender mod. In my numerous searches thru the collective I see some folks have wire guides that help route the brake lines, these are connected to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,030
Posted By flytier
Nervous

I have an 08 and love the simplicity of its electrics. The newer bikes make me nervous with the "key code" anti theft system. Not exactly what I want in a bike that may be in some primitive...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By flytier
08

Thats an OK price for the 08. Thats about $1500 too much for the 07. Just remember that alot of the 08's like mine sold for $10,500 with the GPS. 09 was the year everything collapsed and KTM like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,623
Posted By flytier
The eternal tire question

I want a dirt / street tire that will have some grip on muddy terrain yet have road handling properties that aren't going to low side me off in a ditch. The scorpions are absolutely worthless in mud...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By flytier
Try to get a new one in exchange. I have an 08...

Try to get a new one in exchange. I have an 08 Adv and have had trouble free performance for 2 yrs., but if crap like this starts I'll be gone.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,280
Posted By flytier
"Off road"

"His first real go off road, carefully chasing a KTM 450 and a WR250. He's owned it a couple of weeks."

Shit, an Electraglide would have no trouble doing that road. Folks thats not off road. But...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,771
Posted By flytier
Only to a Canadian.....

Only to a Canadian.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,771
Posted By flytier
Orange Jackets

I've spent alot of time looking for a nice orange jacket. I didn't really care for the KTM branded jackets and their euro cut, I also ended up sending back a couple of A-Stars for lousy ergo's and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,923
Posted By flytier
I have used these guys from Greece,...

I have used these guys from Greece, http://cgi.ebay.com/WP-Racing-Suspension-Shock-Absorber-140mm-Vinyl-Sticker-/360083576122?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts&hash=item53d6a7553a#ht_2666wt_913 fast delivery...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By flytier
Just got back from a week in Estes Park. Aspens...

Just got back from a week in Estes Park. Aspens are mid cycle, turning up high still green in lowlands, Elk are everywhere..............
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,463
Posted By flytier
16/44 gearing, fmf q4 cans, cj footpegs, rox...

16/44 gearing, fmf q4 cans, cj footpegs, rox risers/renthal ktm bend, euro light w switch.. in that order.................
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 452,693
Posted By flytier
This entire, massive windscreen thread is sooooo...

This entire, massive windscreen thread is sooooo lame. Sound like Beemer owners. You are all headed for this so just get it over with..




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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By flytier
Surfaces

I ride almost exclusively back country roads, lots of curves and bumpy/rough asphalt interspersed with some gravel farm roads.
I think these tires simply lose grip when 1/2 way down and it gets...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By flytier
Scorpion question

My 08 adv 990 has 3,000 backroad miles. There is still plenty of tread left on the rear Scorp but the nature of the tire has changed. I had it jump out on a corner downshift and seems to brake...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By flytier
Vibration?

With all of the overkill rubber and foam mounting on my TT mount I don't worry about the flexible nature of the mount. I for one feel that this is a well engineered piece of equipment, it doesn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,456
Posted By flytier
Oh yeah.........

Secret ratio only used by black ops...16/44......44 t. from supersprox.http://www.supersproxusa.com/ambassadors.php
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By flytier
Wow

Jeezes you guys are getting absolutely hosed @ the dealers. Take a clue from us KTM owners and do it all yourself..........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By flytier
Bad News

I have learned the hard way that without knobbies these big bitches will kick you off so fast you won't even remember how it happens.....hence I avoid mud like the plague, total different experience...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By flytier
Do a poll

My efi is good...not "GREAT" I really can't relate to the rant ya hear bashing efi. My 08 efi is much better than the efi on my Yamaha wr250r and that is the latest dual sport design from japan. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By flytier
For Christsake. One is a bike you can pick up and...

For Christsake. One is a bike you can pick up and throw in the back of a pickup, while the other needs a tow truck or van. Oh and by the way did you see the KTM 990 is the Cycle World dual-sport of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By flytier
KTM inc. safety development project

The Austrians are working on a heads up display, I'll be first in line to sign up.......Roger http://biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=21816
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By flytier
Question

Is the Powerlet hot with the key off and does anyone use it for their Zumo...........Thanx
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By flytier
Looking for Ozarks SW Mo riders

I know this is the wrong place to post this but what the hell. I've had my KTM 990 Adv for over a year, doing mostly day rides in Stone, Taney, Christian Counties Twisty back roads ,gravel and some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By flytier
The re-imbursement is solely based upon the...

The re-imbursement is solely based upon the number of medical "incidents" i.e. visits and treatments you have had. If you are having any issues at all do not settle. An attorney will take 40% and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By flytier
No problems

As an add on...08 990,on my second year with no issues at all, different seat/fmf cans/ 16/45 gearing and wider CJ footpegs all things I now consider mandatory oh yeah Euro headlight. I took a leap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By flytier
Best bang for the buck

2 yrs with Q4's (08 Adv.) Easy install. Sounds great. Dirt cheap $490. Mine have a light grey/black residue at the tips which show me it's not running too lean which is the only reason to do a remap....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By flytier
I got an 08 ADV last year for 10.5 plus I got the...

I got an 08 ADV last year for 10.5 plus I got the nav package free. Thats alot of money for an 08. The dealers got a huge markdown last year on the remaining 08's so I am just surprised thay are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,054
Posted By flytier
Uly

There is ussually a mindset that goes with buying a bike like the Uly. I think the KTM appeals to that type of person. Ride it its... a unique ride.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,513
Posted By flytier
KTM ADV all the way

Don't let pricing scare you, there are wonderful buys on KTM out there. I picked up a 990 Adv last year for 10.5 and got a garmin/Touratech thrown in for free!!! The KTM is faster in the dirt and on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By flytier
The KTM 990 has some of the world's finest stock...

The KTM 990 has some of the world's finest stock suspension and yet you are going to change it out. You sound like a soon to be BMW owner to me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 30,191
Posted By flytier
Worth it

2008 990 Adv- easy mod, here's how it feels to me.........Ever get out on your bike after a weather change brings in cold dense air? You punch it thru the gears and go wow I don't remember this thing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,239
Posted By flytier
http://www.motionpro.com/

http://www.motionpro.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By flytier
Motion Pro

High quality low price http://www.motionpro.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,418
Posted By flytier
Suspect culprit in clutch splines shearing or...

Suspect culprit in clutch splines shearing or similar foul-up... with a history of on-off recluse use. Is it not making any noise? I would expect some kinda racket to give ya a clue........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,225
Posted By flytier
The Beemer dudes are just insecure

GREATLAKESSLUDGESUCKER and Tiny MEXican penis (TMEX) are simply suffering from an anxiety neurosis. They are nervous when a big Orange bike is anywhere around their playground, dirt or street. Yes...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-23-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,445,741
Posted By flytier
Beemers

No one is as insecure as the Beemer crowd, you should see how they love to sneek into Orange Crush. I would love to demo this bike if I could and wouldn't be afraid to talk about it's strong points....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By flytier
16/44

Best kept secret 44t from Supersprox. Stock chain works without even need to flip adjusters, keeps great gearing for highway with more help for dirt and 2up.Got my 44 from Black Dog.
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