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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By ICERIDER
Dr Bean = Clean! Simple Bobby!

Dr Bean = Clean!
Simple Bobby!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By ICERIDER
I'd say if it was the side stand or clutch lever...

I'd say if it was the side stand or clutch lever switch it would not turn over at all, so it's probably not that.

As far as I'm aware the brown 3-connector has no bearing on ignition, so if you're...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By ICERIDER
Could be a number of things but first I'd look at...

Could be a number of things but first I'd look at the ignition Switch connections like you suspected.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,781
Posted By ICERIDER
Wow! You got one of my favourite pictures, the...

Wow! You got one of my favourite pictures, the house with Volcan Osorno behind it! I love that place. Really enjoying your perspective and ride so far. Have fun.
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,781
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Hi Jim, Puerto Varas is a nice place too. You...

Hi Jim, Puerto Varas is a nice place too. You can't go far wrong there. I was on the Super Enduro. I keep it in Chile and scoot over for a few weeks at a time to see the place. This ride was 14 days...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
Yes you'll need to rig up a gravity fuel supply....

Yes you'll need to rig up a gravity fuel supply. Elevate your tank and run a long fuel pipe from one of your fuel cocks to the supply of your carbs.

With the air filter removed start the motor...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
To start with I'd attach a long fuel pipe to the...

To start with I'd attach a long fuel pipe to the outlet of your pump (properly no need to remove tank). Turn on power and you should be able to verify your fuel flow as the pump 'phutt putts'. Leave...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,781
Posted By ICERIDER
Great story and pictures thanks. If you're...

Great story and pictures thanks. If you're interested I came down this way 2 weeks ago. I got a lovely cabana by the lake on the 225 near Volcan Osorno. Space to dry clothes etc. Food next door.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By ICERIDER
Pretty certain both O-rings are the same. It's...

Pretty certain both O-rings are the same. It's worth renewing them as they get a bit tired through time. Also worth double checking for leaks by parking overnight on a clean surface so you can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
Try draining the fuel tank via the pump outlet....

Try draining the fuel tank via the pump outlet. Check for fuel flow and water content so drain it into a translucent container and let it settle. If flow is not great remove taps and clean mesh...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,452
Posted By ICERIDER
Thanks Boatman. That's a great website and a good...

Thanks Boatman. That's a great website and a good idea, a lot of info about plastics and repair methods.

That front nose of the tank is hollow on the Safari. Pity they couldn't have made it solid....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,452
Posted By ICERIDER
Be careful removing material from around the...

Be careful removing material from around the front mount if you're running a Scotts stabiliser. The standard tank is solid material in this area but the Safari is not! That's right, I had my tank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By ICERIDER
Hi Pato, Like Paul says, some have fitted an...

Hi Pato,

Like Paul says, some have fitted an earlier 990 ECU to get rid of the immobiliser. I'm not sure which part number that is or what year you have to look for. I hope someone chimes in with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,355
Posted By ICERIDER
Fully agree that if you don't want to mess with...

Fully agree that if you don't want to mess with welding the Adventure/SE subframe then you would do well to fit a Gobi-style rack. The triangulation of these steel racks removes forces from the rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
Well, If your pump is doing the "put put" when...

Well, If your pump is doing the "put put" when you turn on the ignition I would say you don't have a problem with it. Although 18,000 miles does seem to be a problem time for some pumps. The other...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
'Pre-event' meaning that your carbs/jetting/fuel...

'Pre-event' meaning that your carbs/jetting/fuel screw were probably OK before you had the problem, so I'd leave those settings where they were until you sort out what made it stop on you.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By ICERIDER
Sorry to hear about your problems. If it was a...

Sorry to hear about your problems. If it was a sudden loss of power I'd say it's either a fuel blockage or an electrical fault.

You have gone some way towards hunting down the issue. I'd put the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By ICERIDER
Great choice of trip and bike. Really enjoying...

Great choice of trip and bike. Really enjoying your report.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By ICERIDER
This reminds me of a guy who had the flexible oil...

This reminds me of a guy who had the flexible oil intake pipe spring a leak. This meant he was sucking air and reducing the oil flow. When you are shut down only a small amount of oil in the pipe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By ICERIDER
Well I guess the 10-60 is not so different, so no...

Well I guess the 10-60 is not so different, so no I don't think it could be that. If the light's going out it seems you have pressure. If your clutch is not falling off or your flywheel bolts are not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By ICERIDER
Is your oil pressure light going out? What if...

Is your oil pressure light going out?
What if you raise the revs to a fast idle?

You think it's the same noise as when you normally start up, just that it's not going away? Well it can only be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By ICERIDER
I tried the screw extraction last time I did my...

I tried the screw extraction last time I did my WP seal just to simulate a roadside repair. Didn't go too well. I broke the impeller. Drove the screws into the bearing and knackered that.

How are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,772
Posted By ICERIDER
Zen Overland in UK are showing them in the 950 SE...

Zen Overland in UK are showing them in the 950 SE page. They may also have FlexJets.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,772
Posted By ICERIDER
Thumb I'm not as genned up as some of the guys here,...

I'm not as genned up as some of the guys here, but if it was me I'd block off all the vacuum ports (remove balance pipes etc). (Future balancing can be done with the 6537 STE Carburetor Flow Meter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,534
Posted By ICERIDER
Ah! OK need to watch out for that. But if you did...

Ah! OK need to watch out for that. But if you did want to give it a try bring your OEM screw to the shop and compare the ends. Sumi could be right.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By ICERIDER
Cheaper option is a regular shaped bag like...

Cheaper option is a regular shaped bag like Enduristan Tornado.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,534
Posted By ICERIDER
+1 All of the above! I also like the...

+1

All of the above! I also like the Flowmeter... 6537 STE Carburetor Flow Meter (SK) so easy to use.

FlexJets are a pain to get this side of the pond.
I seem to remember buying FlexJets from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By ICERIDER
It looks to me like that oil ran down the side of...

It looks to me like that oil ran down the side of the cylinder when you were stationary. Is it coming out of the air box? Anyway check your cover bolts are tight, looks like you can get a spanner to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By ICERIDER
Have you tried pouring a little light out into...

Have you tried pouring a little light out into the intake when the valves are closed? If your valves are good the oil should stay there. Remove the spark plugs so you don't get a hydro lock and crank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By ICERIDER
Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give...

Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give it more friction? Taking care the de-greaser doesn't contaminate the seal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By ICERIDER
Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low...

Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low miles too. Does it have more power?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By ICERIDER
All the above, and back off the clutch springs,...

All the above, and back off the clutch springs, and see if you can get the valve springs unloaded. take the valve covers off and check. Keep it under your bed!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 327,806
Posted By ICERIDER
I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External...

I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External strengtheners before the foot lever, and with new springs it just about worked. It seemed heavy and lazy to come to the UP position. If you're having...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By ICERIDER
Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a...

Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a good ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,209
Views: 644,880
Posted By ICERIDER
Hi there Andi and Ellen. I took my eye off...

Hi there Andi and Ellen.

I took my eye off you guys for some time so just caught up today. Geez don't know what to say! You've both kicked that high-alt Bolivian shit well and truly in the guts....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,872
Posted By ICERIDER
Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I...

Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I always remove the numbers so folk later are not confused. You'll never have to wait for shims again, and you can take it to what you want, as long as you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By ICERIDER
I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but...

I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but haven't seen any problems with the speedo. I just looked and the buttons on my discs seem to be well away from the sensor. I'm wondering if you have an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By ICERIDER
Loose article causes restricted steering!

Watch out for this killer!

The steering lock is poor enough on the 950 Adventure to start with, but when I suddenly found it restricted to 1/2 left lock whilst moving it in the yard I got a very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By ICERIDER
A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you...

A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you take? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,209
Views: 644,880
Posted By ICERIDER
Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great...

Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great following you in all your famous details and emotions. Just seen that Trevor Angel is thinking of putting his bike in a crate and switching continents....
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