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Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Tangai
I have a Super Ten and a KTM. What a mess I'm in.

I have a Super Ten and a KTM. What a mess I'm in.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Tangai
On rare occasions (maybe caused by hitting the...

On rare occasions (maybe caused by hitting the starter button too soon) these things do flood. Hold the throttle open and crank away. If the battery is good it will eventually start. I had to jump...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 75,048
Posted By Tangai
As soon as I wear out my 950--which will be...uh?

As soon as I wear out my 950--which will be...uh?
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25,268
Views: 4,708,696
Posted By Tangai
I want to apologize to everyone for criticizing...

I want to apologize to everyone for criticizing the way someone answered a question. I should have just given as good an answer as I could and left it at that.

It does pay to shop around, as...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25,268
Views: 4,708,696
Posted By Tangai
"it is eminently helpful. Your problem is you did...

"it is eminently helpful. Your problem is you did not read the instructions and assumed you were sent the wrong grips in the first place. You now have the wrong grips.
If you lack the proper skills,...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,467
Posted By Tangai
I just got a low mileage and well farkled 2012...

I just got a low mileage and well farkled 2012 Super Tenere after years riding a KTM 950 A. I put the KTM up for sale, but now I'm keeping it. The KTM just handles so much better, is actually...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Tangai
A very clean Elefante 900 is worth more than...

A very clean Elefante 900 is worth more than $2,500. More like $3,500 if low mileage and everything is there. However they are old and parts can be time consuming to fine, it at all. Most people who...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25,268
Views: 4,708,696
Posted By Tangai
The only thing worse than a motorcycle without a...

The only thing worse than a motorcycle without a rider; is a rider without a motorcycle!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,142
Posted By Tangai
These 950-990s will out last your ass for sure.

These 950-990s will out last your ass for sure.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,536
Posted By Tangai
When you sell it and buy something else, only to...

When you sell it and buy something else, only to buy another 950 because there's else nothing like.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Tangai
At about that same mileage my 950 did the same...

At about that same mileage my 950 did the same thing and needed a new fuel pump.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Tangai
I don't know where I'll cross, but somewhere east...

I don't know where I'll cross, but somewhere east of the Lakes, probably NY. If they ask, "What are you carrying for protection," I'll tell him, Nothing, I'm married.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Tangai
Thanks, guys. It looks like I'll not be able to...

Thanks, guys. It looks like I'll not be able to get past 3rd gear.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Tangai
Canadian border crossing question

I plan to ride up into Canada in about a week on my KTM 950 Adventure. Will I encounter any problems at the border, or anywhere else, with my Akrapovic exhaust?

Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Tangai
I went from a 990 Adventure to a 690 for one...

I went from a 990 Adventure to a 690 for one year. The 690 wasn't very good off road or on the road. Now I have a 950 Adventure and a 530 XC-W and very happy.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,140
Posted By Tangai
I haven't used the zipper kind, but heard the...

I haven't used the zipper kind, but heard the zipper won't un-zip after a while making them impossible to remove.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tangai
I have a 950 and I have to say, I like its...

I have a 950 and I have to say, I like its instruments a lot better than the newer 990s. So go for it.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Tangai
An extended warranty is essentially an insurance...

An extended warranty is essentially an insurance plan. They are generally overpriced and not very good. Read the policy very carefully and make sure it covers what you’re actually might need. Also...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Tangai
My 06 950 would run worse as the fuel got low and...

My 06 950 would run worse as the fuel got low and finally just die with about 2 gallons of fuel left in it. I replaced the points in the stock pump, but it didn't help. I replaced the fuel pump with...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Tangai
Mine was the clutch push rod seal, behind the...

Mine was the clutch push rod seal, behind the clutch slave cylinder. The clutch pressure plate had to come off in order to pull the rod out so I could replace the seal without damaging something.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By Tangai
Yeah, a 50 cent pair of ear plugs changes a...

Yeah, a 50 cent pair of ear plugs changes a $10,000 motorcycle into a $20,000 bike real quick.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By Tangai
What Gefr said is most likely the problem. ...

What Gefr said is most likely the problem.

"There was an issue on early 950s caused by carb venting hoses
They need to be arranged at certain lengths, under the airbox, inside the vee and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By Tangai
They ain't easy to fill, gotta get a really small...

They ain't easy to fill, gotta get a really small funnel and removing both rubber plugs makes it easier. It's worth doing though. I ended up camping in a trail head parking lot one hot night and the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,708
Views: 1,054,871
Posted By Tangai
Bearing size

Can someone tell me what is the rear wheel bearing size for the 2011 530 XC-W Six Days?

Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Tangai
I don't know? Maybe with that many miles on it, I...

I don't know? Maybe with that many miles on it, I think you should knock it down to half price and sell it to me!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Tangai
Balance shaft oil seal. I think there are some...

Balance shaft oil seal. I think there are some threads on that. Easy fix.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,724
Posted By Tangai
Don't remove your tanks

Twenty-eight Minute Oil Change

This is in response to a letter some nutcase wrote to RIDER magazine concerning the KTM 950-990 Adventure. RIDER did a great report on the 010 990 Adventure, but...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By Tangai
My 05.5 950 had 45,000 mile when KTM replaced the...

My 05.5 950 had 45,000 mile when KTM replaced the gear and engine case free as a factory re-call.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Tangai
Find the softest tires, like the Shinko Hole...

Find the softest tires, like the Shinko Hole Shot. They somewhat make up for the 690 not-so-great suspension on the 690.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,166
Posted By Tangai
FuelTank

I don't have the brains or time to figure how to post pictures here, but here a link to pictures of...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By Tangai
The helmet cable hock is at the left-hand rear of...

The helmet cable hock is at the left-hand rear of the air box, unless it's been removed.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By Tangai
Wal-Mart. It is a stadium seat pad people buy to...

Wal-Mart. It is a stadium seat pad people buy to take to ball games--or Super Cross! Just lay out the tools, mark around them and cut--not all the way through though.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By Tangai
KTM Adventure tool kit

Somebody was wanting a stock KTM 950-990 Adventure tool kit. This is in response to that.

Although the stock tool kit from KTM is better than most other brands, it’s still not very good. Open end...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,395
Posted By Tangai
I used a soldering iron to made holes and then...

I used a soldering iron to made holes and then used pop-rivets. Too much work though, better pay an upholstery shop to staple it.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Tangai
I did what you are thinking of doing. I sold my...

I did what you are thinking of doing. I sold my 990 Adventure and bought a well-equipped 690. I added a Seat Concepts seat and windshield. Among other trips, I rode it from Oklahoma to Baton Rouge...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By Tangai
Thanks to all, and Merry Christmas!

Thanks to all, and Merry Christmas!
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 857,612
Posted By Tangai
You guys suck. Somewhere in the USA

You guys suck.
Somewhere in the USA
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Tangai
It’s hard to guess and a guess is about all...

It’s hard to guess and a guess is about all anyone can do from a distance. First determine if both cylinders are not firing or if it’s just one. If it’s just one, you can switch the plug caps-coils...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Tangai
The Akrapovic can on my 950 has a slip over...

The Akrapovic can on my 950 has a slip over carbon mount that can be moved to where ever it needs to be.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,219
Posted By Tangai
To be fair, I saw the pictures of the dust in the...

To be fair, I saw the pictures of the dust in the air box those guys were talking about. It was serious and inside the “clean” part of the air box. There should never be dirt or dust of any kind...
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