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Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
Yeap. Deciding what to put on it.

Yeap. Deciding what to put on it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
It's official. Picked it up today. Back in the...

It's official. Picked it up today. Back in the 640 saddle.
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150626_214430.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks lads. As soon as I have a day off I'll get...

Thanks lads. As soon as I have a day off I'll get check everything mentioned.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ericGSsti
This was just replaced on the last service. I...

This was just replaced on the last service. I sorted the connection then also.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ericGSsti
Oil pressure gone and oil down the front cylinder.

Got home last night and noticed oil pissing down the front of the bash plate when I Parked out side the front of the house. No oil lights where on. I started the bike to ride it round back and the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By ericGSsti
Kenny, Johnny.

Kenny, Johnny.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
Very nice. Best of luck with it.

Very nice. Best of luck with it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By ericGSsti
I rang ktm today about mine. The upgrade was...

I rang ktm today about mine. The upgrade was never done under warranty with them so they have submitted a claim for me. I'll know Monday whether their going to do it or not but the rep recons they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks for the information. Something to...

Thanks for the information.

Something to think about.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By ericGSsti
There a recall on the 950 adv rear break. Check...

There a recall on the 950 adv rear break. Check that your bike had it done with a dealer.

The ktm replacement kit part number is 600 131 000 00.

Only discovered this because mine has failed...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23,916
Views: 3,287,939
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/FB_IMG_1434607565179.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
motolab. (Derek) Just touching Base because...

motolab. (Derek)

Just touching Base because of your comment on the fcr carb.

What steps do you think I should do with the lc4 engine when running an fcr carb.

I had one on my last 640 and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
Definitely on the cards. :D

Definitely on the cards. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,457
Posted By ericGSsti
Great job. Just picking up a 640 and plan a...

Great job. Just picking up a 640 and plan a simular build.

I'll be watching for ideas..
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,729
Posted By ericGSsti
Back in the fold. Went to have a look at a 06...

Back in the fold. Went to have a look at a 06 plated 640 adv. Deal was done.

Pick it up in a few weeks.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By ericGSsti
http://hid50.com/ktm.html I use these. Great...

http://hid50.com/ktm.html

I use these. Great kit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,500
Posted By ericGSsti
Sorry to hear man.

Sorry to hear man.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By ericGSsti
Mine was hesitating at low revs. Similar to...

Mine was hesitating at low revs. Similar to stalling and starting again for a split second. Ended up been a spark plug stick coil that was faulty.

Could be the same thing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By ericGSsti
Great write up. Great bike the 950 se.

Great write up.

Great bike the 950 se.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By ericGSsti
Four days. Arrive on the Friday. Set up...

Four days.

Arrive on the Friday. Set up camp. Receive you maps and nav grid references. Mark you maps over dinner and a few drinks.

Saturday is the actual event day. Starts early. Half eight....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By ericGSsti
Has above. Did the mod to mine (MY04) last year...

Has above. Did the mod to mine (MY04) last year after it started to have issues starting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks man. Yeah. Was a sell out. If...

Thanks man.

Yeah. Was a sell out.

If you fancy the same thing but in Ireland the paddy dakar is end of September. Entries go on sale soon.

Don't know why the pics have all come up twice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
A good long run on the 950 today lads and...

A good long run on the 950 today lads and everything seems 100%.

Thanks very much for all your advice.

Really appreciate it. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
Changed the stick coils today and set the idle...

Changed the stick coils today and set the idle back to 1400rpm. Then took it for a spin. Everything seems fine now. Fingers crossed. The next few days will tell.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,736,239
Posted By ericGSsti
Fitted new stick coils....

Fitted new stick coils. http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0073.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,432
Posted By ericGSsti
I had honda's all Africa Twins. I Now have a 950...

I had honda's all Africa Twins. I Now have a 950 adv s.

I commute on it daily. I use it for weekends away and do the odd event on it.

It does everything I ask of it and it's more capable then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,955
Posted By ericGSsti
Happy new bike.

Happy new bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
Had the ideal up to help keep it going. I'll...

Had the ideal up to help keep it going. I'll adjust it back tomorrow.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
It does back fire yes. Especially when coming off...

It does back fire yes. Especially when coming off the throttle when the problem is apparent.

I ran it today with no issues and had a stick coil to replace the rear one so hopefully that was it....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
I have the idle at 1800 rpm.

I have the idle at 1800 rpm.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
Carb setting are standard. Never been touch....

Carb setting are standard. Never been touch. Black art to me.

Have the bike 2 years and it only started doing this 3 weeks ago. Have carried out the above work since then.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By ericGSsti
Intermittent problem. 950 adv s.

have a problem that comes and goes with the 950.

Some times it has trouble idling. It will be fine but after riding for a short while it will not idle when stopped. It could be rectified ten...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 8,378,774
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0038.jpg[/URL...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By ericGSsti
Taffy Dakar. Wales May 1st - May 4th 2015.

Had a great weekend in Wales at the Taffy Dakar charity orienteering event on motorcycles.The Welsh lads put on a great weekend. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By ericGSsti
Yeap. Just tilt everything up and use a strap to...

Yeap. Just tilt everything up and use a strap to hold.it there. Keeps everything as it should be.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By ericGSsti
Almost there thanks to the How!

Decided to do the shims and a bunch of other stuff using the Ktm how.....

Finished the shims today and also replaced the cam chain tensioners, refitted the carbs and air box with a new filter....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,736,239
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0009.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/ericsti/media/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0009.jpg.html)

Got stuck into it.

Shims, oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks for the offer Bryantjt. I'll see what...

Thanks for the offer Bryantjt.

I'll see what this one comes back like.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By ericGSsti
Yeah it's road registered. Had a blast...

Yeah it's road registered.

Had a blast yesterday on my 525 sx before I sold it. The front never stayed down on that thing.

Locking forward to a spin on the 450.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks Smitty. :thumb

Thanks Smitty. :thumb
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