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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,542
Posted By keener
It's hard to tell if oil jet is clogged. Evey...

It's hard to tell if oil jet is clogged. Evey time I take it out lots of crap falls in and u never know if it was clogged to begin with. I cleaned it and will check every oil change like the old...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By keener
Rear sprocket bearing, can I split it to two bearings

950 before 2006 have one big fat double roll bearing in their rear sprocket (#3206 2RS) it's pricy $120cnd for SKF locally . later models have two bearings of 6006 back to back but they have smaller...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By keener
Type of oil makes a big difference in how your...

Type of oil makes a big difference in how your clutch grabs. I got the best result with motorex 10w50, but it's bloody expensive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,542
Posted By keener
A grooved steel plate is not always be the issue....

A grooved steel plate is not always be the issue.

I didn't have a walking clutch with my old clutch set. I just changed the whole shebang with oem parts, including new pressure cap and bevelled...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By keener
From what I see, my evoluzione clutch slave that...

From what I see, my evoluzione clutch slave that is supposed to have less travel than oem has more than enough travel. (looking at a brand new set of plates on the otherside)

And yes aftermarket...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By keener
This should be simple. Just to be clear, I'm...

This should be simple. Just to be clear, I'm trying to find out if less travel in the aftermarket slaves can reduce the clutch life, and how to avoid it.

I added two washers under the slave...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By keener
Great info. But if you look at the clutch pack...

Great info. But if you look at the clutch pack while pulling and releasing the clutch, you will see with just a bit of pull in the handle the plates separate. Any extra travel is just pushing the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By keener
Well I'm researching the whole clutch push rode...

Well I'm researching the whole clutch push rode and the aftermarket slaves and compare the total travel with the clutch package wear limit of 48mm.

I recently had to go through two clutch sets and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By keener
Are all years clutch push rode the same length?

Just as the topic says, are all the year models of LC8 have exactly the same length push rod?

Aluminum ones and the steel upgrades.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By keener
So how do the clutch plates get lubricant if not...

So how do the clutch plates get lubricant if not mostly by the jet?
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 115,003
Posted By keener
I don't think so. RW baseplate is made of...

I don't think so.

RW baseplate is made of some composite material I think and SW7's is aluminum. No difference in overall shape. I put adhesive heat shield from moose racing at the bottom of...
Forum: Canada 05-12-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By keener
Here you go :...

Here you go : http://zwww.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast/NorthAmerica/2015/05/12
Forum: Canada 05-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By keener
There are one or two northern light/Aurora...

There are one or two northern light/Aurora forecast websites that monitor sun's activities to make their forecasts. Pretty accurate with a couple of days. Look em up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By keener
Yes, that. You can see u have 9 of one kind and...

Yes, that. You can see u have 9 of one kind and one although the same size has different little pads as gefr described.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By keener
I must check them again. I can't be sure. He does...

I must check them again. I can't be sure. He does complain that when clutch is pulled in all the way, bike wants to ride uphill a bit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By keener
Yes I changed everything except the booster. They...

Yes I changed everything except the booster. They looked fine.

The old springs were in spec. I used 3 heavier duty Barnett at 32mm and 3 stock springs at just over 29.5 mm.

So if I come back...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By keener
I put a new clutch kit from KTM in. I changed...

I put a new clutch kit from KTM in. I changed everything including the pressure cap.

I checked the oil jet that might have caused two clutch burn outs in a row. It was not clean. but I couldn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By keener
I got a new KTM clutch kit. No more Barnett or...

I got a new KTM clutch kit. No more Barnett or EBC stuff. This should last way longer.

For the record I made some measurements. These are all measurements of brand new clutch parts:

Steel...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 115,003
Posted By keener
So was your recommended jetting of 178/182, 3mm,...

So was your recommended jetting of 178/182, 3mm, 42 with ITG based on 90 jet?!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,192
Posted By keener
Hah! That's great to know MortimerSickle.

Hah! That's great to know MortimerSickle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By keener
Well 2mm vs. 2.25mm with 10 disks means 2.5mm...

Well 2mm vs. 2.25mm with 10 disks means 2.5mm more for the overall thickness of the package. That's huge!!!

Is there a difference between clutch packs for different year models? I'm sceptical.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By keener
Clutch steel plate tickness

I'm in process of putting a new clutch in after burning two sets due to plugged oil jet.

I measured my used steel plates thickness to be 2.00mm exactly. I believe that's how it supposed to be,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By keener
That's a good point. I'll check tomorrow thx.

That's a good point. I'll check tomorrow thx.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,192
Posted By keener
Ok will try. Just a question out of curiosity:...

Ok will try. Just a question out of curiosity: while riding off road, bike is bouncing up and down all the time. The floats must be moving too. So how does small changes in float height come to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,192
Posted By keener
I followed you jetting steps meticulously (I am...

I followed you jetting steps meticulously (I am see level). It is exactly as you laied it out. I have fmf pipes.

Took me an hour to set the floats to exactly 3mm. Im still not so sure if I got it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By keener
How do you accomplish 2.5 needle position? or is...

How do you accomplish 2.5 needle position? or is that a typo?!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By keener
But they worked perfectly for a few hours at...

But they worked perfectly for a few hours at least. When I first put the new plates in I found it to be too graby accurately.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By keener
Clutch

I put new clutch plates in, a week ago after burning out my clutch in Moab. I reused the steel plates. They looked dark but within their thickness spec.

I rode in a ton of mud and you name it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By keener
Just got back from the shop, it's stainless steal...

Just got back from the shop, it's stainless steal indeed. Thx
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,262
Posted By keener
I tried using one on my 950 with high fender, it...

I tried using one on my 950 with high fender, it did NOT work. Needed at least 10" of suspension travel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By keener
Titanium?

Titanium?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By keener
I would stay away from the aluminum ones, even...

I would stay away from the aluminum ones, even though they look so cool. The bottom piece wears quickly and gets so thin that your foot stand eventually rips through it.

Welding a large washer is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By keener
Stock exhaust pipes' material?

What is the material of the stock exhaust pipes?

I need to have a tinny crack welded.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,192
Posted By keener
@mousitsas what's your experience/opinion about...

@mousitsas what's your experience/opinion about FP needles?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By keener
Just my opinions, may not be true: - leaving...

Just my opinions, may not be true:

- leaving tanks empty for weeks and months may cause damage to the interior of the tanks. Specially the old ones

- I hang the tanks on the bike overnight with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By keener
Happens to me whenever the oil level is low. It...

Happens to me whenever the oil level is low. It comes on and off at idle and goes away when I rev it.
Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By keener
+1 http://goo.gl/maps/gZM1V

+1

http://goo.gl/maps/gZM1V
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 17,907
Posted By keener
Can someone post a link to the pictures thread...

Can someone post a link to the pictures thread please?

Amir
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12,114
Views: 2,678,205
Posted By keener
A C-clamp will do magic in breaking the bead. I...

A C-clamp will do magic in breaking the bead. I found a light one that I cut short. It is always with me on the bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12,114
Views: 2,678,205
Posted By keener
You can stick a small strong magnet to the oil...

You can stick a small strong magnet to the oil tank somewhere close to the drain hole. Remove the magnet just before draining the oil.
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