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Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Scottyman
Valves???

I have a 2003 525EXC that I put a cam in back in 2005. I had the work done by Larry Roeseler when he had his dealership. Well, I haven't touched the motor since that time. The good news is I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,336
Posted By Scottyman
20k miles plus on my '07 with no issues. I love...

20k miles plus on my '07 with no issues. I love these bikes!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By Scottyman
Try replacing the o-rings, they come in a kit. I...

Try replacing the o-rings, they come in a kit. I had to do this once before performing the flapendectomy. I assure you that the flapendectomy is not the culprit of leaking gas. The o-rings over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 65,799
Posted By Scottyman
http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh590/nmdave7/...

http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh590/nmdave7/IMAG0099.jpg
What an awesome bike! Why I'de give my left...well, you know the rest!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By Scottyman
You can get the stock filters from KTM Twins but...

You can get the stock filters from KTM Twins but I would recommend the BMC, you can get this from KTM Twins as well.
I run the pre filter with a BMC but will be switching to the set up that CJ has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 58,489
Posted By Scottyman
Geek, I've been riding my 990 for five years now...

Geek, I've been riding my 990 for five years now and feel very comfortable with the maintenance on it, but still pick up awesome pointers from you, CJ, CPModem and others...GREAT THREAD, keep it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Scottyman
I've used the Scotts on a few other bikes and...

I've used the Scotts on a few other bikes and have always been very happy with it. I have been using an RTT Stabilizer now for four years on my 990 and like it better due to the on-the-fly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,088,043
Posted By Scottyman
http://scottyman.smugmug.com/photos/i-N7QRFHJ/0/L/...

http://scottyman.smugmug.com/photos/i-N7QRFHJ/0/L/i-N7QRFHJ-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19,143
Views: 7,871,319
Posted By Scottyman
A few other campsite pics! ...

A few other campsite pics!
http://scottyman.smugmug.com/photos/i-zFfLtXt/0/L/i-zFfLtXt-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19,143
Views: 7,871,319
Posted By Scottyman
http://scottyman.smugmug.com/photos/i-KR5TNdT/0/M/...

http://scottyman.smugmug.com/photos/i-KR5TNdT/0/M/i-KR5TNdT-M.jpg (http://scottyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM990/21710097_j3bNPF#!i=1731203307&k=KR5TNdT&lb=1&s=A)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,941
Posted By Scottyman
That's too bad you had such a bad experience. I...

That's too bad you had such a bad experience. I have had great experience with this tire off road. In fact, for anything in and around 80% dirt and 20% tarmac, I wouldn't consider anything else. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,496
Posted By Scottyman
I bought a set in 2008 and have almost 15k miles...

I bought a set in 2008 and have almost 15k miles on them. They are very well made and hold up against off-road abuse very well. As far as rupturing from a direct collision of a vehicle,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By Scottyman
I concur with everyone's concurrence! Can I do...

I concur with everyone's concurrence! Can I do that? I just wanted to concur for crying out loud!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 182,021
Posted By Scottyman
+1 on the shipment to the U.S.! Pete, will...

+1 on the shipment to the U.S.!

Pete, will the tanks vent through the gas caps? I'm running the carbon fiber Adventure Overtime auxiliary tanks that replace the front shrouds. They came out of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 182,021
Posted By Scottyman
I have been lurking and listening through this...

I have been lurking and listening through this entire thread without comment. Now is the time...SPLIT, DEFINITELY SPLIT!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,395
Posted By Scottyman
+1 for the RTT. Before I found RTT I ran Scott's...

+1 for the RTT. Before I found RTT I ran Scott's on all my bikes, I have since converted them to RTT!
http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-4PXSC8C/0/L/i-4PXSC8C-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,736
Posted By Scottyman
I ran a Scott's for years until I ran into the...

I ran a Scott's for years until I ran into the boys at RTT Stabilizer's. I have since replaced the two Scott's units with the RTT. This unit is built into your top triple clamp and can be purchased...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 37,166
Posted By Scottyman
...2007 990s...with ZERO issues at 14,000 miles! ...

...2007 990s...with ZERO issues at 14,000 miles!

I too am knocking on wood as I write this!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,085
Posted By Scottyman
Well then you've come to the right place...and...

Well then you've come to the right place...and the right machine for that matter! Bottom line...your milage will vary 10-12 mpg depending on your riding style/speed, the terrain/head wind, load,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 77,275
Posted By Scottyman
http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-8kWkF63/0/...

http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-8kWkF63/0/L/i-8kWkF63-L.jpg (http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/17152602_XP8D2X#1300003201_8kWkF63-A-LB)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By Scottyman
I use GL and a Wolfman "dry bag" for long trips. ...

I use GL and a Wolfman "dry bag" for long trips. I also use several Kriega bags depending on the trip and need. With regards to the GL bags, I believe the majority of any moisture that gets in, is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,163
Posted By Scottyman
I have had problems with the stock front...

I have had problems with the stock front scorpion, a 908, and the Mefo. All of my wobbles came upon deceleration and appeared to be only with considerable wear to them. I must admit that although I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By Scottyman
The only two rear tires to ever run: Rides with...

The only two rear tires to ever run: Rides with mostly dirt travel, Teraflex. Rides with mostly street travel, Mefo Super Explorer.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,446
Posted By Scottyman
Hey cp, how long should the bearings last on the...

Hey cp, how long should the bearings last on the front wheel? Mine seem to be going after 12,000miles on the bike. I just replaced them on my 525 rear also! I have never had problems like this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19,143
Views: 7,871,319
Posted By Scottyman
http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-GVhKZ29/0/...

http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-GVhKZ29/0/L/i-GVhKZ29-L.jpg (http://greenscottr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/17152602_XP8D2X#1299989436_GVhKZ29-A-LB)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,942
Posted By Scottyman
I have over three thousand miles on my fan kit...

I have over three thousand miles on my fan kit from Ken with ZERO problems or issues. I live in one of the hottest parts of the country and routinely run my machine in 100+ degrees. After the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,991
Posted By Scottyman
I use an HID bright and a Halogen running in a...

I use an HID bright and a Halogen running in a Touratech fairing with a Euro switch. I also run two HID's on the side of the fairing. Very bright when I want it but too many ballasts to try and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19,143
Views: 7,871,319
Posted By Scottyman
My Bro and I taken a fifteen hundred mile scoot...

My Bro and I taken a fifteen hundred mile scoot through Northern, AZ and Utah. Another great triphttp://greenscottr.smugmug.com/photos/i-vsTvM8h/0/L/i-vsTvM8h-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Scottyman
I think your right Dave! Now that I've done the...

I think your right Dave! Now that I've done the Flapendectomy, I need to find a small breather filter to put on there. I need something the size of that vent cap, any ideas? Interesting though,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Scottyman
You got it cpmodem! Need to finish flapendectomy...

You got it cpmodem! Need to finish flapendectomy and I will shoot some pics. Put some in awhile ago but my guest time ran out with Smug Mug and I haven't posted since. Ill set it up though!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Scottyman
I fill my main tanks and close the caps. I then...

I fill my main tanks and close the caps. I then fill my front tanks and actually watch the fuel come up the breather line until the fuel in the breather line reaches the same level as the fuel in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Scottyman
I'm running the Adventure Overtime front tanks. ...

I'm running the Adventure Overtime front tanks. My venting goes up to the tanks and then even higher to a typical dirt bike type gas cap vent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Scottyman
Flapendectomy Question

With regards to the inner piece that the green gasket is attached to, would it help to drill out the two breather holes to a slightly larger diameter? These are the holes directly under the two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Scottyman
Thumbs down Good luck with your Starcom unit! I bought a...

Good luck with your Starcom unit! I bought a Starcom digital unit for big bucks and had nothing but problems. I was optimistic at first but found that the quality and ruggedness of the unit simply...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Scottyman
Just got it out...thanks brother!:clap

Just got it out...thanks brother!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Scottyman
Thanks, I'll give that a try! How much material...

Thanks, I'll give that a try! How much material is pulling that blind nut going to take out of the tank?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Scottyman
Question Ah-Oh!

While removing my right side fairing , one of the three bolts that goes into the gas tank is spinning the nut that is SUPPOSED to be permanently seated in the gas tank. Anyone have any ideas? I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,248
Posted By Scottyman
I am also very interested in this project! I...

I am also very interested in this project! I live in Arizona and often ride in 100 degree+ temps. I have already installed the second fan kit and 200 degree fan thermostat and would be very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,923
Posted By Scottyman
I did the same maneuver with the floor jack,...

I did the same maneuver with the floor jack, works like a charm!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,174
Posted By Scottyman
Ken, What are your thoughts on adding the...

Ken,

What are your thoughts on adding the thermostat switch that comes on at 190F instead of the stock 221F in addition to the second fan? Not sure if you covered this already??? Made a trip...
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