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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,100
Posted By bikepsych
After installing the Rottweiler Air Intake got...

After installing the Rottweiler Air Intake got code 69. Any one got any ideas?
BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By bikepsych
Need help figuring out how to remove the stock...

Need help figuring out how to remove the stock airbox to install the Rottweiler intake. Two requests for assistance from CPR have gone unanswered.
Much obliged for any assistance, links, pictures,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By bikepsych
Would be great if I'd known that ahead of time....

Would be great if I'd known that ahead of time. DOH!!:eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By bikepsych
Diamond Creek to Colorado River

Just a heads up if you are planning on making this trip. The tribal rule is "NO MOTORCYCLES" on Diamond Creek Road to the Colorado River out of Peach Springs.

We rolled in there from SoCal in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By bikepsych
To Trapp or NOT to Trapp...that is the question

Ok. Similar to the Borg, I'm asking a question of the collective and collector.

I'd like to go with a 2-1 with a SuperTrapp SS on my Adventure 990R. I've read quite a few negative opinions,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By bikepsych
I went with the 2-1 setup and a single Wings can....

I went with the 2-1 setup and a single Wings can. Bike runs GREAT!!!:clap If I could find a Supertrapp for it, I'd use that.
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Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,195
Posted By bikepsych
Just installed Oxford Heaterz on my KTM990R. ...

Just installed Oxford Heaterz on my KTM990R. Haven't used them yet, but this weekend heading for Flagstaff. Supposed to be in 30's so they'll get a workout. :evil

BG
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By bikepsych
Where did you all get your power from? They...

Where did you all get your power from? They recommend straight from the battery, but that still makes me a bit nervous. :p3rryI'd rather have it come from a "switched" source.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By bikepsych
The 55W draw on the fog lights is probably...

The 55W draw on the fog lights is probably incadescent lights? I think LED's draw a bit less. Do we know what the fan draws? I'm thinking that if I'm slow enough to get the fan running, I'm...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By bikepsych
Try Thousand Oaks Power Sports. They've taken...

Try Thousand Oaks Power Sports. They've taken good care of me. The owner, Rand Akrey, is big on adventure stuff.
BG
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By bikepsych
While I agree that there are some wonderful...

While I agree that there are some wonderful rides, the drivers there are insane. I used to live in Caracas for five years. The politics, infrastructure, and lack of road maintenance would cause me...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,184
Posted By bikepsych
Wow,,,really? Toyotas? Hmmmm, back to the...

Wow,,,really? Toyotas?

Hmmmm, back to the important stuff. Take a look at the success of the Suzuki WeeStrom. I had the big VStrom and if I'm not mistaken the WeeStrom 650 outsold the 1000...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,502
Posted By bikepsych
The Audiovox Cruise Control should work on the...

The Audiovox Cruise Control should work on the 1190 just like other bikes.

Check it out at:
http://www.murphskits.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=422

BG
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,997
Posted By bikepsych
Anyone running the Shinko 705's on their Ulysses?...

Anyone running the Shinko 705's on their Ulysses? Looking for a 70-30 (street-dirt) tire.
BG
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 112,183
Posted By bikepsych
Picked up a 2006 XB12X. It looked so damned...

Picked up a 2006 XB12X. It looked so damned lonely in the shop. I'll be keeping it running to have my sons go on Adv trips with me when I ride the KTM 990R.

My big concern is rides like AZBDR...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,057
Posted By bikepsych
Don't mean to "high" jack the thread, but what is...

Don't mean to "high" jack the thread, but what is the water crossing difference between having the airbox and replacing it with a Rottweiler? I haven't been in water over the footpegs yet but am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,409
Posted By bikepsych
I'm at 20,500 on my original chain. It's pretty...

I'm at 20,500 on my original chain. It's pretty much shot. I'm replacing it this week. Kinks in it. However, the interesting thing is that neither sprocket appears to have been too worn. I can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,570
Posted By bikepsych
Not sure (a) what "Ice" is and (b) why I would...

Not sure (a) what "Ice" is and (b) why I would want to use it.

BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,176
Posted By bikepsych
Apart from the Rottweiler kit and installing that...

Apart from the Rottweiler kit and installing that what else is needed to make the Rotweiler work? Do I need to remove the SAS and Cannister?

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,877
Posted By bikepsych
I've got an 11 990R. I went with the 2-1 with a...

I've got an 11 990R. I went with the 2-1 with a single Wings silencer, baffle still in. I have a PC V and had it dyno tuned. I have the BMC filter in it. It turned out 103 HP at the back tire. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By bikepsych
Pistolero, What did you find with your speedo? ...

Pistolero,
What did you find with your speedo? Mine acted weird yesterday morning on my way to work. Was all over the place, 145-0-92-40-75-2 within about 5 seconds . This went on for about 4...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,625
Posted By bikepsych
Tried to install headlight protector but the well...

Tried to install headlight protector but the well nuts popped out. :cry
Waiting on well nuts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,816
Posted By bikepsych
I have a PCV on my 2011 990R and had it dyno...

I have a PCV on my 2011 990R and had it dyno tuned. It helped a lot, but its still there. My fiance feels the same way about the 990R. She dislikes it a lot but will go if I push the topic. The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,014
Posted By bikepsych
I know this is an old thread, but I"m looking for...

I know this is an old thread, but I"m looking for a tankbag as well. How did the Wolfman Explorer Lite work out for you?

BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 37,219
Posted By bikepsych
2011, 990R. I rebuilt the fuel pump at 12,000...

2011, 990R. I rebuilt the fuel pump at 12,000 miles but it was preventive more than restorative. As of today, 16000 miles, hard use in high mileage freeway to get to high mileage dirt when I can.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By bikepsych
I had a VStrom 1000 and it too had secondaries...

I had a VStrom 1000 and it too had secondaries and the forum there, VStrom Riders International, also recommended removing the secondaries. I did not and had not heard of any value from removing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,270
Posted By bikepsych
I think the steering damper will give you...

I think the steering damper will give you additional confidence in the sand, rocks, and even on heavily grooved freeway surfaces. It CAN make a difference if you let it.

BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,270
Posted By bikepsych
I have one on my 2011 KTM990 Adv R. LOVE IT!!!! ...

I have one on my 2011 KTM990 Adv R. LOVE IT!!!! Worth every penny when you hear other riders complaining about the lack of control in the sand. I had one on my VStrom and thought the "R" would be...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-25-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,152
Posted By bikepsych
Nah, post MORE. We all need to learn from posts....

Nah, post MORE. We all need to learn from posts. If everyone lurked, NOTHING would get posted.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-25-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,675
Posted By bikepsych
I put mine in a tank bag. Wouldn't fit in the...

I put mine in a tank bag. Wouldn't fit in the vacant ABS box. I put extra gloves, zip ties, and leatherman in there.

BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By bikepsych
Lennys, Glad you made it home! Hair raising...

Lennys,
Glad you made it home! Hair raising for sure.

My guess would have been the sidestand switch. But glad you found it.
BG
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,592
Posted By bikepsych
Gorgeous looking ride. Now go out and...

Gorgeous looking ride. Now go out and Adventure!!!
Of course this IS the pirates favorite motorcycle. The 1190 Arrrrrrgh. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By bikepsych
I put mine in last weekend. I think that if they...

I put mine in last weekend. I think that if they had a template for drilling the glove box that would be a BIG benefit. Also, I cannot get the cover back down onto the fuses. Is this a major issue...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By bikepsych
I don't know if he uses "TuneECU" or not, but...

I don't know if he uses "TuneECU" or not, but John at JETT Tuning is VERY handy with the dyno. He has done all of my bikes from my WR250 up to the Hawg.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By bikepsych
Just cleaned my BMC filter on the 990R. Boy,...

Just cleaned my BMC filter on the 990R. Boy, what a pain to get to. Fortunately it was really pretty clean. A lot cleaner than the K&N on my Harley. I just went over 6000 miles on the filter.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,639,925
Posted By bikepsych
How is the maintenance on the new 1190? Is it...

How is the maintenance on the new 1190? Is it easier than the 990?

BG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,476
Posted By bikepsych
55 years old. Retired from Uncle Sam's Canoe...

55 years old. Retired from Uncle Sam's Canoe Club (USN) after 22 years 2 months 14 days ( but who's counting).

Currently a professor at a small liberal arts college in California. Best job I've...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 60,454
Posted By bikepsych
Sad news. Those who set the boobytrap up should...

Sad news. Those who set the boobytrap up should be hunted down and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. That is untenable and intolerable.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By bikepsych
We are all a lot poorer for Kurt's passing. A...

We are all a lot poorer for Kurt's passing. A boobytrap? Really? Who would do that?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,980
Posted By bikepsych
I'm running a 2-1 with a Wings Muffler. I seem...

I'm running a 2-1 with a Wings Muffler. I seem to have lost a bit on the top end, but picked up a tad in the midrange. Had it on a Dyno after installing the PCV and the 2-1 with the Wings. Topped...
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