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Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
Welcome to the Orange side. I guess I don't see...

Welcome to the Orange side. I guess I don't see the fuel range issue. Bike should easily do 130 before reserve may even more if you are not wfo
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Thumper996
here is the solution for that ...

here is the solution for that

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=870579
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Western States Trip - Jetting Advise

Looking for owners out in higher elevation states with Sporting Woods air box removal filter kit and jetting for street riding on 950 SM. Doing 2 week ride in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming...
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 65,383
Posted By Thumper996
Western States Trip - Jetting Advise

Looking for owners out in higher elevation states with SW filter kit and jetting for street riding on 950 SM. Doing 2 week ride in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming late August.

Jetting...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Strange, my 06 never has bubbled or anything. Not...

Strange, my 06 never has bubbled or anything. Not sure why, but it is what it is. I recently installed Carbon Fiber look graphics over top of the oem graphics and still no bubbles. Maybe it the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
http://www.vhtpaint.com/products/enginemetallic/ ...

http://www.vhtpaint.com/products/enginemetallic/

Burnt Copper, i just stripped paint with air craft paint remover (it's a PITA) and cleaned down to the metal. I then prepped surface with...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 65,383
Posted By Thumper996
SW ,need your advise, Went to your setup...

SW ,need your advise,

Went to your setup from the above and it is better starting but Sucks A$$ at full throttle midrange runs . Feels like it is starving for fuel big time. Mid-range, idle all...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,926
Posted By Thumper996
Sorry to hear this, definitely a tricky section...

Sorry to hear this, definitely a tricky section on 141
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Radiator Guard

Anyone here installed a evotech radiator guard 2006 or 2007 950SM. There site is not the best as it list 950 SM for years 2008 - 2013 which of course is incorrect and doesn't list for 2006 or 2007...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Suspension settings and Tires are common cause of...

Suspension settings and Tires are common cause of head shake. My self i run Pilot Power 2CT's or Dunlop Q2 or Q3's and have no issues. I am not much on running bricks under me. I never run more...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
I somewhat agree with you, my bike came with a...

I somewhat agree with you, my bike came with a R#*@Zco seat from previous owner and i hated that seat from day one. Ended up buying a stock seat and sent it off to Sargent seat for a custom build to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Thumper996
tinkering with some coating of cover ...

tinkering with some coating of cover
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/Thumper996/KTM/IMAG1731_zps9asi51pc.jpg (http://s.photobucket.com/user/Thumper996/media/KTM/IMAG1731_zps9asi51pc.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Thumper996
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/Thumper996/I...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/Thumper996/IMAG1732_zpseohcuhsv.jpg (http://s.photobucket.com/user/Thumper996/media/IMAG1732_zpseohcuhsv.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Combination of parts. Pegs are after market...

Combination of parts. Pegs are after market sportbike pegs. Some shim washers, and an after market peg adjustment kit for sv650s 2005 with 1.25 inch riser. Will need the sv bolt sleave springs.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Dump the Dirt bike style pegs and go with some of...

Dump the Dirt bike style pegs and go with some of these like i did. I even lowered bike suspension (better valving and stiffer springs - SPS Suspension) and still don't drag these pegs. Before the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
Nice, most Track day orgs do not allow sparkies,...

Nice, most Track day orgs do not allow sparkies, surprised that anyone does with the distraction. I run them on the street thou, hehe, love getting the knee down
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 325,096
Posted By Thumper996
You make it down to LL last weekend

You make it down to LL last weekend
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 325,096
Posted By Thumper996
So i am assuming this is a DEAD Thread

So i am assuming this is a DEAD Thread
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,926
Posted By Thumper996
Moving on up to the East side, oh wait i need to...

Moving on up to the East side, oh wait i need to get the tag first. :)

Subscribed, i will steal it some day soon as well and carry it to the side that has the best roads, East :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Mine did that SPS suspension fixed all my issues...

Mine did that SPS suspension fixed all my issues and lowered front with shorter/stiffer springs, new valve stack, and fixed rebound circuit. Rear got spacer (stock spring was fine) and re-valve and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 325,096
Posted By Thumper996
Time to punt that old technology and move over to...

Time to punt that old technology and move over to a real smart phone, droid or iOS, what ever floats your boat. I just take the pic, upload to photobucket via the droid app and select the IMG link...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 325,096
Posted By Thumper996
BG select the IMG link on photobucket instead of...

BG select the IMG link on photobucket instead of the Direct Link, then just past the IMG link in your post and you will be good to go
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Brakes

Another simple solution as a maintenance bleed is to put a bungee or zip tie around the lever and grip and tighten with lever pulled all the way in. Leave over night. The constant pressure will...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Found some of the info Post # 6813 ...

Found some of the info

Post # 6813

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18154761&postcount=6813
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
yep yep, The biggest thing with my low mileage...

yep yep, The biggest thing with my low mileage never in the dirt suspension was the rebound on the shock was corroded up and not workable. Similar issue with the forks.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
I would need to dig back threw my notes, seems...

I would need to dig back threw my notes, seems like i recall it was bout and inch in the saddle. SPS did a marvelous job and bike handles like a real sport bike it is meant to be now.

I raised my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Thumper996
yea short here as well 31" inseam. That's why i...

yea short here as well 31" inseam. That's why i lowered mine via SPS springs and re-valve on both ends. Handles way better than stock valving
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Nice setup; however with my last long trip i...

Nice setup; however with my last long trip i decided i will never have anything on the tail section that prevents leg going over the back to mount and dismount the bike. I will instead run a KTM tank...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Have you considered one of these instead. I like...

Have you considered one of these instead. I like the way mine fit on my SM and adds a little character to the SM.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-990-supermoto-990-supermoto-t-skid-plate
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Yes i could have, but didn't. but i did for...

Yes i could have, but didn't.

but i did for this one!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/Thumper996/IMAG1453_zpsi34gysss.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9,859
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Posted By Thumper996
Got the water pump rebuild done, contemplating...

Got the water pump rebuild done, contemplating silicone hoses to finish off project.


Not sold yet on the re-paint of clutch cover, was going flat black, but giving the org a look....
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
I disagree, you either have a bad tire, not in...

I disagree, you either have a bad tire, not in balance, forks in a bind, rear out of alignment. I get over 100 on track days and my SM is solid no head shake.

Let us know what you find wrong.
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
head removal

Curious, anyone know if cyl. Heads can be removed in frame. Not cylinders just heads. Front looks easy after rad. Pulled, just wonder if rear will clear frame.
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Yea i know, just didn't take a pic of the WP...

Yea i know, just didn't take a pic of the WP stuff and was killing time when i posted the other pic. Followed H.O.W. to the T, except i am not replacing the bearings as they are smooth as new. WP...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Winter Maintenance

Well found my 06 SM water pump weeping coolant while doing carb tuning and other maintenance. Off with the cover and new water pump rebuild parts on the way from Munn Racing.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
How about milling the slider part so as to act as...

How about milling the slider part so as to act as a spool and a slider, that wat a rear stand could be used on the slider/spool
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Pics not view able over there unless you register...

Pics not view able over there unless you register and i have no need to register for a Husky site. I am interested, but not sure i want orange as i have worked to black out everything, less orange...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
Happy New Year

Good day to do some tunning
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/Thumper996/IMAG1380_zps4mce3t12.jpg (http://s.photobucket.com/user/Thumper996/media/IMAG1380_zps4mce3t12.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,507
Posted By Thumper996
I run sport tires cold pressures 34 F. 33 R. ...

I run sport tires cold pressures 34 F. 33 R. If track I run 30 F & R


I never ever use kill switch. Once a key guy always a key guy.

Happy New Year
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-27-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 325,096
Posted By Thumper996
Nope I am not confused, guess rule 3a needs to be...

Nope I am not confused, guess rule 3a needs to be amended to read 1 day. Don't take me serious as I am just picking at you. However I would expect if someone got a pic of 6116 tag after you and...
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