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Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By zeegman
Another thought

If you like the "looks" of the new 2012 BAJA but do not want to pay the full price, buy the 2012 baja plastics and paint your current crashbars orange.
Sell the old plastics to recoup some of the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By zeegman
Maybe this guy

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1014938

I am from Alberta originally and live in San Jose CA now.

I have always felt like jumping naked off a cliff after crashing because I swerved...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By zeegman
You have another option - Fuel pump FET mod

You can also take a used OEM fuel pump and do the FET mod. This still uses the stock points of the fuel pump but uses stock points to drive a transistor (Field Effect Transistor - FET) which switches...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By zeegman
Hi Jerry, this is great information. ...

Hi Jerry,

this is great information.

I did take a look at the SMTS trails you posted.
I think part of the fun/challenge of putting a route together is looking at others tracks and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 306,419
Posted By zeegman
Motion Pro T6 Combo Tire iron box axle nut wrench

Just bought and tried out the 32mm T6 combo wrench on my 950 Adventure front and rear tire when it was cold even. Works awesome - does two things to save space and weighs very little. Get two or 3....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By zeegman
Nevada Big Bike route

Hey thanks for the tips.

Might need to make a quick side trip to Austin just in case.

Mike Z
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By zeegman
Nevada Big Bike trip

Hi Reno,

thanks for the info.

I am attaching my proposed route through Nevada west of Lund.
Pieced this together after reading others trip reports.
Trying to stay to some high country as much...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By zeegman
Ridng through Nevada Sept 22 to Sept 25

Hi,

this is a very timely subject since a couple of us are riding thru Nevada after doing AZBDR and Grand Canyon North Rim camping off our 990 Adventures.

Will be riding from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,077
Posted By zeegman
Cool bikes

Thanks for sharing your information here on the XT660Z. Looks very cool.

Your English is very good - better than some of the guys over here even!

Mike Z
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,077
Posted By zeegman
Nice report - what about the bikes?

Hi There,

I am reading from California, USA and am enjoying your report.
You guys are good at breaking bikes so the report title is perfect, :rofl

Can you tell us more about what bikes you are...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,794
Posted By zeegman
Great Report

Thanks for the awesome ride report guys and sorry to see Kelly's injured foot.

Looks painful - heal fast LittleWan!

Mike Z
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By zeegman
Rear aux fuel tank

I always keep rear aux fuel tank petcock closed until I need it.

The two times that I did not fuel was forced into the front tanks and overflowed all over the bike and the ground.

It was...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,514
Posted By zeegman
Uni install

Uni filter foam being bent back towards rider is normal.

Not sure about which cables you are talking about.

Can you take a photo?

Here is a good photo from another guy's setup with UNI...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,514
Posted By zeegman
No problem in wet weather

Uni prefilter is no problem in wet weather.

Can survive through deep water crossing too but this is about as deep as you will want to go with it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8hVM70ztp0
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By zeegman
Thermostat

Don't know about aftermarket thermostat.

I bought a new stock one as a replacement.

Cost about $40US.

MZ
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By zeegman
Thermostat vs Thermoswitch

Hi Guys,

just a point of clarification to avoid confusion.

The Thermoswitch is the little round item screwed into the right side of the radiator (that you can see and has rubber cover with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By zeegman
Another related fan cooling issue

I had itermittant overheating issues because my fan wires were loose and moved back and forth with the bumps offroad and eventually frayed to the point of not making contact.

Simple to check - let...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By zeegman
Nope

They are made of plastic only - my clutch lever bent like a pretzel - get metal ones - Cyras work well and fit well too.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/cycra-handguards

MZ
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,127
Posted By zeegman
Fuel Pump Fail

The fuel pump on the 950 adventure is based on contact points which close a circuit to fire a solenoid pushing a membrane in and out sucking and pushing fuel through the pump (with the help of one...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By zeegman
KTM Parts

If they don't sell parts at the factory they should be able to tell you the nearest dealer that might have.

MZ
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By zeegman
Ktm

You are 4 1/2 hours from KTM headquarters in Mattighofen - take a tour - grab a few parts when no one is looking.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=163699...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By zeegman
Airhawk

I use one of these - works great and is adjustable.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/airhawk2-seat-cushion (http://www.ktmtwins.com/airhawk2-seat-cushion)

MZ
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By zeegman
Old dead 950 Stock fuel Pump anyone?

Hi All,

looking for an old dead 950 stock fuel pump if you have it and want to part with it. Doesn't need to work at all - actually just interested in the wire harness and connector - that has to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,514
Posted By zeegman
Tank mounts?

I wonder if your lower gas tank mounts are somehow moved forwards towards the wheel which would also mean the engine guards and brace are also moved forwards. The lower gas tank mount is circled in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,514
Posted By zeegman
Check space while you are sitting on bike

Maybe you should have someone else check while you are sitting on bike since the wheel distance will be closer to the brace. Also have someone watch while you push down on handlebars to simulate...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,514
Posted By zeegman
Get creative with dremel

If the room allows maybe you can take a dremel tool and file and slot the holes the in crossbrace and mount holes in the crash guards to allow the the brace to be placed more rearward away from the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By zeegman
Great Photos

Hi Chris,

enjoyed the photos. Doc says I am good to go so I will be out there soon.
Looks like a good spot for a big bike ride.

Thanks,

MZ
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By zeegman
ride report

Nice photos and vids guys.

Ride on
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By zeegman
Ridgecrest

Looked like a great time - sorry I missed it.
Thanks for sharing.

MZ
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,601
Posted By zeegman
Yampa Bench Road

Yes we did Yampa bench road - a lot of the pictures from post 110 are from that road. The ranger we called ahead of time said the road was closed and muddy due to the rains and would be unpassable -...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,656
Posted By zeegman
No pics of the mighty 530?

Hey man, no pics of the most awesome 530 out there?

I am almost as bummed as the 49ers right now.:puke1

:D

MZ
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,656
Posted By zeegman
Hoping for a great 2014

Thanks Kelly,

got pitched off :muuttthe little bike when the front hit a big hole in a cut grass field. Healing is going well - be back on the bike in Feb. Hope you guys have a great 2014 - hard...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,656
Posted By zeegman
Nice CC ride

Thanks for sharing this cool CC ride report, Chris. Also I've always wanted to hike in the Pinnacles - looks like a neat place. Can hardly wait to get out with you guys riding again. Need to heal up...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,656
Posted By zeegman
Happy New years to John and All

A little late to say "Happy New Years" but thanks for the great ride reports John - that Morroco one especially looked really cool. Hope to see you guys out on the trails again this year - after I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By zeegman
Busted wing

Actually a busted collarbone farting around on my 530 in a local farmers field.

Will be riding again Feb/March next year.

MZ
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By zeegman
Had Akros

I was running Akros before which worked very well but are 2X price of Wings. Dont have any experience with the Wings yet but decided to try them out based on others experiences. And Gorazd is an...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By zeegman
Wings Silencer - Awesome

Hi Orange Crushers

can't say enough about a Wings NOS Silencer I just got to replace a worn out silencer on my 950 Adventure.

Workmanship is top notch, price is great, and best of all took only...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By zeegman
Good idea - needs a bit more

Hi Hop,

the price is very reasonable and it sounds like a great idea.

But I think you will hit the jackpot if you advertise it as a good spot to campout as a base and do loop rides.

...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,903
Posted By zeegman
Undersized Shorai for 2.5 years

I have an undersized Shorai for 2.5 years with no issues including a few submarine tests.
Video at 6PM

It is a good battery for California at lower elevations (warmer climates). If I lived in...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By zeegman
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