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Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By GreenPat
Yeah I think that'll be a key factor, Wangara is...

Yeah I think that'll be a key factor, Wangara is a bit far from where I am now. Will give Allan a call in Welshpool, I believe he's the one with Raymond's old tools.



Yeah, I'll probably get...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By GreenPat
Perth KTM Mech?

Hi All,

I'm moving back to Perth today and want to get the 990 back on the road after the best part of two years in a shed gathering dust. As much as I'd like to do all the work myself I don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By GreenPat
Thanks all for the advice, eh? I come from...

Thanks all for the advice, eh?

I come from Queensland originally, where we say 'ay' after a lot of our sentences, so I should be able to pick it up pretty quickly.

@Douf thanks, yes I'm aware...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By GreenPat
Question Shipping 990 from Australia to Canada

Hi all,

Pardon my impertinence at starting a new thread, but I have been unable to come up with any good search terms to find what I'm looking for.

In short, I'm moving from Australia to Canada...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Woohoo, leaving my mark on page 950! :evil ...

Woohoo, leaving my mark on page 950! :evil

Almost missed it.

(will find photo for this post later...)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Need I say it...? :wink:

Need I say it...? :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
I'm still waiting to see my stolen one on here...

I'm still waiting to see my stolen one on here one day. :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
I can just imagine two bad guys with machine guns...

I can just imagine two bad guys with machine guns chasing the good guy through the streets on those...:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,255
Posted By GreenPat
BTDT 3 out of 4 on that list ... :lol3 edit:...

BTDT 3 out of 4 on that list ... :lol3

edit: just saw my own avatar when I posted that, item no. 4
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Much like this ...

Much like this

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7163/6810073465_64ba6b3e69_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22558538@N00/6810073465/)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7017/6719328583_b501...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7017/6719328583_b5013e1f6b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22558538@N00/6719328583/)

There be a lot of dirt roads between those trees, and snow is unheard of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,248
Posted By GreenPat
Take off panniers, mounting racks, bags, tankbags...

Take off panniers, mounting racks, bags, tankbags (top and sides), crashbars, mortar cannister, windscreen, headlight protector for a start. Let me know how that goes and if you still need...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,754
Posted By GreenPat
Graeme's wife Maureen just passed away on Monday....

Graeme's wife Maureen just passed away on Monday. Sad Christmas for the kids this year...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By GreenPat
If it's buggered then it's probably going to be a...

If it's buggered then it's probably going to be a case for replacement. They are some kind of thermistor sensor - I tried testing mine in a bowl of fuel with a 12v test light and couldn't make any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By GreenPat
No more warning lights.:clap Couldn't have...

No more warning lights.:clap

Couldn't have done it without advrider. Don't know anyone else with a 990, let alone one with a tank off. Trying to get an answer from the local KTM shop would have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By GreenPat
Awesome, thanks. :D

Awesome, thanks. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By GreenPat
Anyone got their left tank off a 990 at the moment?

So the Stealer who put my bike together clamped the left crash bar over the lead to the rear lambda sensor. I lay most of the blame with them, but accept that I didn't notice it either.

I took my...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,754
Posted By GreenPat
Struth, I haven't been in the Aussie forum for...

Struth, I haven't been in the Aussie forum for months, I got quite a surprise to see Graeme and David are members here and this thread at the front. Graeme was one of my teachers at primary school -...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,883
Posted By GreenPat
Oops, no it wasn't. I did this one:...

Oops, no it wasn't. I did this one: http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Cooling%20System/waterpump/Rebuild/ktm_water_pump.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,883
Posted By GreenPat
That's the article I followed when I first did...

That's the article I followed when I first did mine, and if you go to the homepage, www.ktm950.info, that waterpump above 'Known Issues' was me doing it. :D

There was some snot in that bike, for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,883
Posted By GreenPat
Yeah, what he said ^^ Good luck mate.

Yeah, what he said ^^

Good luck mate.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,883
Posted By GreenPat
When you put it back together, put some new head...

When you put it back together, put some new head nuts on it. Those are the old ones. Don't know if they're your problem, but they caused me no end of drama.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
How do those holes go for cleaning up airflow?

How do those holes go for cleaning up airflow?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By GreenPat
Bump. Did mine today. 12000 kms on the bike...

Bump.

Did mine today. 12000 kms on the bike and the factory stuff was munted. I do live within 1km of the beach though, things deteriorate pretty quickly around here. I wouldn't be surprise if the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 97,638
Posted By GreenPat
Well, I would take a photo of them side by side,...

Well, I would take a photo of them side by side, but I left the 14S at the shop to get recycled, and the 14BS is now sitting in between my fuel tanks and bash plate. :dunno

It didn't have the nice...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 97,638
Posted By GreenPat
When I told the girl on the phone that I was...

When I told the girl on the phone that I was looking for the 14S, and she said she only had the 14BS, I told her that I understood that to be a different size. Turns out it's not. cpmodem wrong?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Cool, now I'll be able to recognise you cruising...

Cool, now I'll be able to recognise you cruising around the Western Suburbs like you did me when I was on your old 04. We should go for a ride in the hills one day when it's a bit cooler. I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
That's 95 to 104 Farenheit. :wink: Perth was...

That's 95 to 104 Farenheit. :wink:

Perth was 38C today, looks like we might get some of the flooding the rest of the country has been experiencing soon though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,101
Posted By GreenPat
Diametrically opposite to the Adventure then...

Diametrically opposite to the Adventure then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By GreenPat
Does anyone else get the speed flashing 4km/h up...

Does anyone else get the speed flashing 4km/h up or down from what they're really doing, for about 1 second every 5-10 seconds? Say I'm cruising along at 60km/h, every so often it will display 64km/h...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
I think it was actually more like this:

I think it was actually more like this:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
It looked more purpler in real life.

It looked more purpler in real life.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Wedge Island

Wedge Island
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
I thought I was doing well to find some rocks to...

I thought I was doing well to find some rocks to put the stand down on, even if the bit the stand is on is considerably lower than the wheels.

Coming down the dune was a bit steep...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
If only I'd had the presence of mind to go around...

If only I'd had the presence of mind to go around to the sunlit side of the bike to take the photo...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10,152
Views: 745,962
Posted By GreenPat
This is the first time I've looked in the Aussie...

This is the first time I've looked in the Aussie forum for months. Also the first time I've had an opportunity to get out for a ride in months, and it's Monday or bust. :cry
Forum: Australia 09-20-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10,152
Views: 745,962
Posted By GreenPat
Could be up for a half day ride on Monday 27th,...

Could be up for a half day ride on Monday 27th, anyone interested?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,387,153
Posted By GreenPat
Tragics :rofl

Tragics :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 29,992
Posted By GreenPat
Not quite as much work to do the nuts alone as...

Not quite as much work to do the nuts alone as you can leave the engine in the frame, but you still have to get it down to the point of getting the valve covers off. So whether you do your valve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 29,992
Posted By GreenPat
Yeah, it was a bastard of a job too, though I got...

Yeah, it was a bastard of a job too, though I got a lot out of it by the time I finished. :norton

The problem went away after that, and after I paid a shop to sync the carbies properly (it was...
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