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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By 950trailrider
It's why why a lot of accidents happen close to...

It's why why a lot of accidents happen close to home, people just jumping on the bike (or in the car for that matter) to run an errand, get some cigarettes etc. Not too worried about the proper gear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,071
Posted By 950trailrider
During the 3000 or so km trip home from picking...

During the 3000 or so km trip home from picking up my new KTM 950 Adventure S I pulled out of the town I had stayed in overnight early in the morning. It was too dark to wear my goggles with dark...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 950trailrider
Question Radiator cap or sign of bigger problems?

Looking for some input from the forum, I did look at the HOW and some related articles/threads but some of these are from a few years ago and maybe there have been some new lessons learned.

2004...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By 950trailrider
Not to argue but as far as I know there was a...

Not to argue but as far as I know there was a difference between the 2004 "S" suspension travel vs the later models

Adventure = 230mm travel
2003 Adventure 'S' = 265mm travel
2004 Adventure =...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By 950trailrider
I think the OP was maybe referring to the...

I think the OP was maybe referring to the standard brake lines (from the newer models with the 2 individual brake lines) being too short to be used on the 04 S model. I am interested in this same...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By 950trailrider
I agree, it is very possible that one spring had...

I agree, it is very possible that one spring had come off that particular seal, it might not be representative for all the seals of that particular vintage. It would not make much sense to have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By 950trailrider
Thanks for the reply CJ, I was certainly not...

Thanks for the reply CJ, I was certainly not questioning the quality of the seal included with your kit, just merely wondering if there had been more than one version of the grey seal from KTM and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By 950trailrider
Water pump shaft seal (grey)

I recently purchased one of CJDesigns water pump shafts, complete with seal and snaprings for my 2004 950 Adventure S. The original shaft seal on the bike was reddish brown and the new one with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 56,767
Posted By 950trailrider
Checking oil level

Great thread Geek! I have picked up so much information on these bikes from this forum, it's a great resource. There is a whole new group of owners that will be served by your initiative.

If you...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By 950trailrider
Is there any damage beyond what is shown in the...

Is there any damage beyond what is shown in the picture? You could consider cutting this fender back to just behind the damaged area and reshape it. Not sure what it would look like, might actually...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,011
Posted By 950trailrider
I was away from this forum for a couple of weeks...

I was away from this forum for a couple of weeks and just came across this thread. I don't know what this forum would have done without your knowledge, your insight and your advice and help. I have...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,269
Posted By 950trailrider
drain tube from cannister?

Could it be the drain tube from the cannister? It is supposed to have a knurled aluminum cap on it but maybe that's missing.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 1,113,779
Posted By 950trailrider
I don't think that's Roger DeCoster, that looks...

I don't think that's Roger DeCoster, that looks like Joel Robert to me.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,992
Posted By 950trailrider
Non-gel lower seat

I have an 2004 Adventure S (the GO!!!!) model. I am 1.80 meters tall (about 5ft 11") and I have the lower seat, the stepped one. I cannot flatfoot the bike, even with the lower seat.

At the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By 950trailrider
removing ignition lock security bolts

I bought the Scotts damper kit with top triple clamp for my 04 S model, excellent fit and finish. I used a drill to remove the blind heads on the factory bolts. It looks like the factory bolts are...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By 950trailrider
I used the brake pedal cam adjuster from the 950...

I used the brake pedal cam adjuster from the 950 SE on my 04 950 ADV S. (might be the same as on the 640). You will need to drill and tap a hole through the flat part of the frame, just above and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By 950trailrider
Motorex Powersynt 4T vs Crosspower 4T

I am having the same issues, ordered Powersynt 4T from a dealer, they shipped me Crosspower 4T. They claim it is the same. I E-mailed Motorex USA (I live in Canada but the U.S. E-mail address is on...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By 950trailrider
Rear Scorpion in Ontario

I don't know which route you are traveling so this might or might not be helpful to you. Give Richard at Cycle Improvements in Waterloo a try(richard@cycleimprovements.com], they are great guys to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By 950trailrider
Spark plug tool

My 04 950 adventure S came with the wrong toolkit, (red pouch instead of orange, for a different KTM model) the sparkplug socket included did not fit into the spark plug cavity. The dealer's special...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By 950trailrider
Question Rear Brake recall, tank venting

I just had the rear brake recall done on my 04 950 S, I had the bike at home and waited for about a month until the dealer had the parts (the 04 needs the most work). In the end I found out that the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,014
Posted By 950trailrider
Tank vent kit, safety recall

I have been lurking for a year and a half and I am thoroughly enjoying this forum, lots of very knowledgable people, very good hints and help, so I decided to start participating and post.
I own a...
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