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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,668
Posted By knobbyjoe
http://palmerrides.smugmug.com/Other/V-Stream-Wind...

http://palmerrides.smugmug.com/Other/V-Stream-Wind-Screen/i-CNXQJqt/0/S/263-S.jpg (http://palmerrides.smugmug.com/Other/V-Stream-Wind-Screen/46483073_5pJ5Gc#!i=3775884078&k=CNXQJqt&lb=1&s=A)

How...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,668
Posted By knobbyjoe
That looks like a very clean mount. How did...

That looks like a very clean mount.

How did you do that?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,493
Posted By knobbyjoe
To be fair called them during business hours. ...

To be fair called them during business hours.

Got a robotic system that directed me to choose a department where I was put on hold. Then the robot told me to leave message or email my questions. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,493
Posted By knobbyjoe
Hmm, Interesting $18 to ship a $6, seal as...

Hmm, Interesting
$18 to ship a $6, seal as heavy as a nickel, is OK?

I haven't checked prices but if this is the norm then we are being taken advantage of!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,493
Posted By knobbyjoe
Not what I;d use as a parts provide

http://www.powersportswarehouse.com/pages/home/default.aspx

- SHAFT SEAL RING 14X24X6 B
Item: 0760142460 $6.14

Estimated Shipping: $17.71

Estimated Order Total: $23.85

Thought I'd...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By knobbyjoe
I like this idea.

I like this idea.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By knobbyjoe
I'm fine was riding in full motocross type gear....

I'm fine was riding in full motocross type gear. Came off the desert trying to catch up and while powering around a tight turn on pavement the back tire caught some crack filling tar and whoopie...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By knobbyjoe
Dang...Bent my bike in a high side:(

http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Other/Point-Reys-trip/i-bssXtBG/0/M/IMG_0390-M.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By knobbyjoe
Thanks Chuckracer, perfect link:)

Thanks Chuckracer, perfect link:)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By knobbyjoe
Wouldn't mind seeing 950/990 in the...

Wouldn't mind seeing

950/990

in the title.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By knobbyjoe
Oil leak shift lever 08 990 Adv

The 990 has oil seeping from where the shift lever enters the engine case.

Anyone have a link on how to replace the seal?

Yea I know an easy remove and replace but I go far on a little advice...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,467
Posted By knobbyjoe
Do you have a recommendation for a water proof...

Do you have a recommendation for a water proof cell phone case that will attach to a Ram mount ball?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 162,934
Posted By knobbyjoe
That is what I thought Kave. I'll be looking for...

That is what I thought Kave. I'll be looking for something else that I can handle. Thanks for responding
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-28-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 162,934
Posted By knobbyjoe
Help for an ol' noob trying to learn

Read through most of this thread and find much of the lingo and procedures foreign or over my head. Have the 60 csx and just use it to make tracks for back road travel.

If I bought a Monterra is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By knobbyjoe
Ya know that is not acceptable. I would contact...

Ya know that is not acceptable. I would contact the seller and demand that the scratched part is replace with new.

Think of it as a consumer duty. Sellers must be held accountable for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,310
Posted By knobbyjoe
Zuber, I always respect your opinion. I have no...

Zuber,
I always respect your opinion. I have no idea about the TPS setting myself but did ask the tuner if that needed to be done since I've never checked it.

Right or wrong he said that was not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
Motorcycle news

This is the perfect motorcycle magazine article... KTM 1190 replacement air filter shoot out.

Editors get your guys and gals working on this. Two page spread with pictures of the different brands...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,310
Posted By knobbyjoe
SURE, 2008 990 Adventure stock except uni...

SURE, 2008 990 Adventure stock except uni pre-filter and filter sock. Also have 16 tooth front sproket. Also have G2 400 throttle cam.

I am heading out on the road tomorrow morning and will not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,310
Posted By knobbyjoe
Your not alone

I just couldn't take the on/off throttle anymore especially around 3-4000 rpm range. Trying to make the perfect mountain turn became a frustrating experience with the throttle surging on/off. Slow...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,069
Posted By knobbyjoe
My experience

I have had two lithium batteries fail on my dirt bikes.

That got me to replace all batteries and the 990's with stock lead acid, just to be sure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,721
Posted By knobbyjoe
Front...

Front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,721
Posted By knobbyjoe
On Paochow's web site under valve adjustment...

On Paochow's web site under valve adjustment shows very good pictures of the breather elbo.
http://paochow.com/forum/index.php?topic=45.0

Two breather elbows are in this shot....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,721
Posted By knobbyjoe
Have you checked?

When I did the last valve check I had a weeping oil leak. Turned out the plastic 90 degree elbow on the valve cover breather was cracked.
I was surprised to see how fragile that part is made...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,334
Posted By knobbyjoe
Ebbet's Pass California

http:http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Other/Coast-Ride-2014/i-Pg2vSnB/0/M/IMG_0037-M.jpg (http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Other/Coast-Ride-2014/45252967_qTc5WL#!i=3644551281&k=Pg2vSnB&lb=1&s=A)//
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,128
Posted By knobbyjoe
WOW! Last guy no helmet, no suspension,...

WOW!

Last guy no helmet, no suspension, probably no medical help around.

Brave or reckless these guys were awesome.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By knobbyjoe
http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Category/Old/i-szw5hn...

http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Category/Old/i-szw5hnJ/0/M/DSCF0011-M.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
From KTM web site

CONTACT
KTM North America Inc.
East
1119 Milan Avenue
Amherst, Ohio 44001
Customer Service Phone: 440-985-3553
Phone calls made to the Customer Service line may be monitored and recorded for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
As Jack Nickolson said in, One Flew Over the...

As Jack Nickolson said in, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,

"At least I tried"
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
Well yes you can say this is whining but nothing...

Well yes you can say this is whining but nothing gets done if you shut up and take it. That's what KTM bean counters hope you do. Get screwed quietly.

And this is the airbox thread so this is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,387,823
Posted By knobbyjoe
Following a tip on the forum I heated the old...

Following a tip on the forum I heated the old copper washer to red hot to anneal the metal. Worked as no leaks. Still need that washer with the CJ hose.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By knobbyjoe
YEP, G2 throttle cam, geared down one tooth up...

YEP,
G2 throttle cam, geared down one tooth up front, remapped with custom tuned map from tuneECU, valves in specs, new air filters (have uni instead of snorkel).

Worked great then the bike...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
Unfortunately everyone that bought that bike has...

Unfortunately everyone that bought that bike has the same problem.

Question is why hasn't KTM informed all the buyers. Telling you to put silicon on it really is not honest service.

My view...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By knobbyjoe
O'man that is disappointing to hear. The...

O'man that is disappointing to hear.

The tuner I talked with that is doing the custom map for my 2008 told me that for some reason each individual KTM 990 needs a personal custom map. Looks like...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,128
Posted By knobbyjoe
Great stuff :clap

Great stuff :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By knobbyjoe
Restating the question

For some reason I thought that the 2009 got the 990 super duke cams. I think I remember a HP increase from 08 to 09 and the cam was the primary reason. Don't know for sure though just recollection. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 143,718
Posted By knobbyjoe
Well said painterdude, your right. KTM...

Well said painterdude, your right.

KTM needs to make a change in policy from the top down and that is to honestly back up their products.

Must be some hidden code for all KTM and affiliates...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By knobbyjoe
Thanks Joe, New cams, forgot about that. Guess...

Thanks Joe, New cams, forgot about that. Guess the ECU might be a total reconfigure too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,387,823
Posted By knobbyjoe
The CJ hose leak fix

Mine leaked... The fix...Put in a crush washer at the oil tank. Then no leak.

CJ does not mention a crush washer in the instructions but that is the fix.

I used my old washer off the original...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By knobbyjoe
2013 990 fuel maps comparison with earlier models

I rode the 2013 Baja, the last 990 edition. The throttle performed with no snatch or surging.

Assuming that the engine and ECU is the same as the earlier models the snatch fix might be in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By knobbyjoe
Yep I need to use two hands with one pulling on...

Yep I need to use two hands with one pulling on the hood.
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