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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
One of our local inmates is a BP agent who does a...

One of our local inmates is a BP agent who does a lot of the motorcycle training in southern AZ. He says the 2wd Christini bike is amazing.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By sonoran
Yep. if you go with the ADVtank then you'll...

Yep.

if you go with the ADVtank then you'll need to reinforce the bottom of the bracket otherwise it will bend inwards and scratch up your swingarm.

If I had to do it over again I'd go with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By sonoran
Given that this issue is common I'd call KTM...

Given that this issue is common I'd call KTM North America if the dealer won't take care of it.

(440) 985-3553

Worst they can say is no.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
What brings you to Goodyear? Moving for work?

What brings you to Goodyear? Moving for work?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
I'm originally from NJ so we'll get along fine....

I'm originally from NJ so we'll get along fine. :D

What part of AZ are you moving to?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
Sorry, we're full. Governor Brewer put up the...

Sorry, we're full. Governor Brewer put up the sign just this afternoon.

Try California or New Mexico.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
Riding looks awesome in NJ. Maybe you should...

Riding looks awesome in NJ.

Maybe you should stay there.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,968
Posted By sonoran
Tell the Mattighoffen trolls I said Hi and Thank...

Tell the Mattighoffen trolls I said Hi and Thank You.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By sonoran
Yes had the same issue. Apparently it's a common...

Yes had the same issue. Apparently it's a common problem. Have the dealer contact KTM for a replacement.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=843857
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,604
Posted By sonoran
Damn. I'm fresh out of mindless dickery. ...

Damn. I'm fresh out of mindless dickery.

Which is rare for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By sonoran
:spam

:spam
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By sonoran
Replaced my stock rear with a Warp9 last year.....

Replaced my stock rear with a Warp9 last year.. works great and doesn't rattle.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 35,600
Posted By sonoran
From what I've seen riding with others on 1190R's...

From what I've seen riding with others on 1190R's they are just as capable off road as the 950/990. Get it out on the street and it's no contest.

I'm keeping my 990 because it's set up perfect and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,884
Posted By sonoran
She did great! Not just over Black Bear but...

She did great! Not just over Black Bear but Imogene, Engineer, Cinnamon, California, Ophir, Hurricane, Corkscrew and Stony passes too. :lol3

Normally I disable the ABS when riding offroad but have...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By sonoran
Sounds like a winner to me. Buy it.

Sounds like a winner to me. Buy it.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,884
Posted By sonoran
I think Pearl Pass just got put on the agenda. :D...

I think Pearl Pass just got put on the agenda. :D

BTW.. if any of you are in Ouray this week and want to meet up let me know. I'll be camping at the Ouray KOA Wed-Sunday with a few others from AZ.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,884
Posted By sonoran
Doing it next week on my 990. :D

Doing it next week on my 990. :D
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By sonoran
Well with the help of youtube and $6 worth of PVC...

Well with the help of youtube and $6 worth of PVC parts from Home Depot I feexed it. :D

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HyvPR7yMqbk" frameborder="0"...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By sonoran
Home AC problem

Have a 14 year old Trane central AC system. Last night I noticed water seeping from the ceiling, it appears to be coming from the Evaporator unit in the attic. I don't see where it's leaking but can...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 103,750
Posted By sonoran
Love the updates. You guys are making real...

Love the updates.

You guys are making real progress!

Looking forward to receiving my new bags. :happay
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By sonoran
Hmmm... I know a lot the 990 riders in the valley...

Hmmm... I know a lot the 990 riders in the valley and have never seen that one.

I live just a few miles from there and can put eyeballs on it if you'd like.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By sonoran
There is no lip, it goes straight in. I...

There is no lip, it goes straight in.

I ended up using a spring puller tool to get the old seal out. The rubber will come out easy, the rest will take some effort, thus the need to remove the push...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By sonoran
Just replaced mine. Do yourself a favor and take...

Just replaced mine. Do yourself a favor and take out the pushrod.

Getting the old seal out requires some leverage and getting the new seal in requires it to be mounted flush.

It's just too...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By sonoran
Ah well, I tried. My 990 has the BRP top...

Ah well, I tried.

My 990 has the BRP top clamp with the Scotts damper. It's a nice setup.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By sonoran
HDB makes a sub-mount for the Scotts Damper that...

HDB makes a sub-mount for the Scotts Damper that works with stock KTM upper.

Still need the tower from Scotts but cheaper than replacing the triple clamp.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,570
Posted By sonoran
Nope, was there on Sat. My 990, a GS and a...

Nope, was there on Sat.

My 990, a GS and a STen.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,570
Posted By sonoran
Rode Rim Rd most of the way out to Show Low this...

Rode Rim Rd most of the way out to Show Low this past weekend, the ruts are still there but so long as you ride between them or on either side no biggie.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By sonoran
Had same problem on my '10 990. I replaced the O...

Had same problem on my '10 990. I replaced the O ring but it still leaked. Ended up using a bit of hi-temp RTV to seal it up. All good.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By sonoran
Don't know about 1190 but 990 has a very tall...

Don't know about 1190 but 990 has a very tall 6th. Makes for great cruising but no so much for acceleration.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By sonoran
That's bad ass!

That's bad ass!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By sonoran
They got the 1190 up to 157mph. How fast are...

They got the 1190 up to 157mph.

How fast are you wanting to go on an ADV bike?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By sonoran
Camped at Cienega Campground last summer, just...

Camped at Cienega Campground last summer, just south of Hannagan Meadow. Good site, nice scenery and Hannagan Meadow Lodge is close by for food/beer.

It is a bit offroad, but graded dirt access....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By sonoran
The stamped metal rivets loosen up over time....

The stamped metal rivets loosen up over time. Some have had success tightening them down by squeezing in a vice.

Others ignore it, never heard of one failing.

I got tired of it and replaced...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By sonoran
Forks resprung and revalved. Shock too. ...

Forks resprung and revalved. Shock too.

Actually I'm not doing it, just paying for it. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By sonoran
I've been using the notoil stuff for years on my...

I've been using the notoil stuff for years on my prefilter. No apparent damage to the foam or any glue.

Really like how easy it is to clean in the sink and doesn't pollute the environment.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By sonoran
http://www.dirtbikebitz.com/images/products/intake...

http://www.dirtbikebitz.com/images/products/intake/No_Toil_Twin_Pack_Oil_Cleaner_Grease.jpg
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,986
Posted By sonoran
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By sonoran
I had an '04 950, very smooth throttle. I...

I had an '04 950, very smooth throttle.

I have a '10 990, very smooth throttle.

The '10 has G2 Throttle Cam installed by previous owner.

The FI system has been zero issue.

Just need to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By sonoran
You need to go ride it. The stories of...

You need to go ride it.

The stories of throttle "snatchiness" differ by bike and rider.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,249
Posted By sonoran
Bold. New. Graphics.

Bold.

New.

Graphics.
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