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Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By keener
Not sure what u mean by behind the battery box....

Not sure what u mean by behind the battery box. No room there as far as I know.

the fittings of the pump are strong enough to hold it. My pump sits on the right side of the stock location. I zip...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By keener
Have tried bending its wings? it will let turn...

Have tried bending its wings? it will let turn the pump 90 degree and will miss the bash plate.

I made a small hole into each side of the plastic pieces that hold the rubbery part that holds the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By keener
I always measure shims regardless of whats...

I always measure shims regardless of whats printed on them.

My experience is shims are not really what they are supposed to be. Usually just half a size thinner. This could be my digital calliper...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By keener
950/990 - Adjusting the handle bars and triple clamp after crash

This happens to anyone who has dropped their bike on trails or anywhere. The bars feel out of place. When you ride straight the handle bar doesn't look and feel straight.

This is common I know. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18,673
Views: 7,451,094
Posted By keener
go! where is that?

go!

where is that?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18,673
Views: 7,451,094
Posted By keener
they are mostly Pelican. BUT they dont hold a...

they are mostly Pelican. BUT they dont hold a candle to


They are mostly Pelican. but Pelican cases have a shitty lock that sometimes open when you drop the bike.

Nanuk cases are fantastic...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By keener
not all 525 chains are the same. the diameter of...

not all 525 chains are the same. the diameter of the pins are slightly different from model to model.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 489,980
Posted By keener
a good day ...

a good day


http://seeker.smugmug.com/photos/i-hMkKxq8/0/X2/i-hMkKxq8-X2.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By keener
There are tracks available here:...

There are tracks available here: http://dualsportmaps.com/ but they are mostly not so hard core.

We were riding around that area yesterday. There are lots of tracks. Look for snowmobile tracks....
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,730
Posted By keener
When I was in search of my place in motorcycle...

When I was in search of my place in motorcycle world, I bought a vmax. Then I learnt I realy like traveling on bike. Next thing I know I am riding to Goose Bay Labrador on this bike from Toronto.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By keener
go with what ever your old chain was with...

go with what ever your old chain was with 17/45....there is enough room for adjustment.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By keener
could be the side stand switch too. It will cut...

could be the side stand switch too. It will cut off the circuit randomly when it starts to go.

if this also happens when bike is resting on side stand with engine running,then its not the side...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18,673
Views: 7,451,094
Posted By keener
who says Latte and dirt dont mix ?! they blend...

who says Latte and dirt dont mix ?! they blend just fiiiiiine

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/dajazu4a.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/02/ubebumu2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/02/ubebumu2.jpg

brand new rad went in.

I say this again, everyone should check to see if the fan shroud is making contact with the rad on the left side.

this...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By keener
950/990 Adv sliding on rear pegs

When I crash in trails, sliding on left or right, the passenger pegs bend up. They dig into the ground like hooks and bend.

I haven’t removed them because they are protecting the plastics,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By keener
The clatter sound that goes away quickly at the...

The clatter sound that goes away quickly at the start is normal.

It takes a a second or two for the cam tensioners to take in oil as the oil pressure builds up. But I don't hear it on my bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By keener
Putting a white led inside red behind red or...

Putting a white led inside red behind red or amber plastic is inefficient. Most of the light will get reflected back and just the yellow or red part of the spectrum makes it through. Get a red or...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
well thats exactly what happened to me. I tried...

well thats exactly what happened to me. I tried and tried and hole got bigger. You basically have one or two shots at it.

I posted a WTB ad on flea market hopelessly. Got a response within...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
That's a wise thing to do. I went the other way....

That's a wise thing to do. I went the other way. Using a sharp knife I shaved off about 1/8" where the shroud comes close to the rad.

So now it rests only on the two pins in the bottom and the...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,696
Posted By keener
That's a good idea. But unfortunately I'm...

That's a good idea. But unfortunately I'm out[emoji16]. Got some family parachuting to my place then.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By keener
KTM is good at not changing things unless they...

KTM is good at not changing things unless they really have to. The only difference I can think of are temperature and the engine light.

04 950 service manual that I have shows the schematics.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
Thx for the contact. I am in Canada. I found...

Thx for the contact. I am in Canada.

I found a low temp aluminum welding kit from a HVAC supply store for $20

First try failed. I just retried with more material and less flux. I think it will...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
it didn't ...

it didn't
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=986459
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
I wish I knew about this so I could prevent it. ...

I wish I knew about this so I could prevent it.

Those supetaloy low temp welding kits are $60. I tried jb weld but it didn't hold up against the coolant pressure in the rad.

I cleaned it up by...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
Today I'm fixing a leak in the rad. The fan...

Today I'm fixing a leak in the rad. The fan plastic shroud has been touching the rad and made a pin hole. Jb welded it.

I will take the carbs out now and work my way down the list and report back....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
Will JB weld be good enough as a long term fix? ...

Will JB weld be good enough as a long term fix?

I have no idea why the shroud is touching the rad. It looks like there is about one or two mm gap but vibration causes occasion touch. I checked...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/u2abuqet.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/u2abuqet.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/va3apa4y.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/avugene5.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By keener
leaking radiator, 950

the fan housing been rubbing the rad and has mad a pin hole.

Any solution other than replacing the rad? local shop says bike rads are too tin to weld.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 86,266
Posted By keener
I'm so sorry for your lose. I have had his...

I'm so sorry for your lose. I have had his stickers on my bike for a few years. Excellent quality, still like day one. I hope you find the time to carry the torch.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
Video: http://smu.gs/TU7NAQ

Video: http://smu.gs/TU7NAQ
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,366
Posted By keener
Its easy to make a home made carb sync tool. It...

Its easy to make a home made carb sync tool. It will come handy in the future. Just get 10 feet of 1/4" clear hose and put some kind of thick oil in it. Hydrolic oil works the best. You need less...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
Don't ask me why I did this, I had the bike up on...

Don't ask me why I did this, I had the bike up on the table and centre stand and start the engine and put it in the first gear. Back wheel is spinning.

I see the chain travelling on the top of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,366
Posted By keener
since this happened right after you put a new...

since this happened right after you put a new pump in, I bet you left some dirt or something in the lines after the pump that got stock at the float valve. Glad you fixed it. Those orings will come...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By keener
I guess you need a lot of light. Too much...

I guess you need a lot of light.

Too much light I found is actually has the reverse effect in a dark road. It will make objects too bright that kills your night vision. But that's just me.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By keener
You don't need to wait for oil change to change...

You don't need to wait for oil change to change that o-ring. Not much oil comes out when you the it off.

Clean it up nicely with a rag and let it sit for half an hour and see where it leaks. Take...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,696
Posted By keener
Craig wants to pull I think....he wants to be in...

Craig wants to pull I think....he wants to be in the front.:D

We rode the Old Waggon road last weekend and ended up camping at Killbear. The road was dry and a ton of fun. I checked my average...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
The vent hoses are what I got couple of years ago...

The vent hoses are what I got couple of years ago from Ken (head2wind) when I used the pre-filter. One is lightly shorter. I cut a V at the end of them to prevent blocked them against something.

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By keener
From the shut off valve on the left tank to the...

From the shut off valve on the left tank to the filter, to the pump and to the carbs. That's it. You must have installed the pump in the correct direction since the bike is running! There is big...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
yes or 5.5 l/100km

yes or 5.5 l/100km
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By keener
I have surging too. I just got used to it and...

I have surging too. I just got used to it and gave up fixing it.

I gather the 4th clip solved it then?

I am getting 42mpg with this setup.
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