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Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Faststage1
Some think that falling off is shameful. My motto...

Some think that falling off is shameful. My motto is that, "if you're not falling off, you're not trying hard enough".
Great story. Fall off often!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,550
Posted By Faststage1
It's difficult to find the perfect tire for the...

It's difficult to find the perfect tire for the 950SE. I rode on a new set of the Motoz's yesterday and was semi-satisfied but not excited. Here's my opinion:
The front was loose on gravel, I prefer...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Faststage1
950SE on single track

I'm looking for someone who does a considerable amount of riding on their 950SE on trails and single track, tight single track. I'm finding the bike has difficulty fueling in the woods. With the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Faststage1
Dual Rotors on my 950SE

I'm exploring the idea of a twin brake rotor set up on my 950SE. I'm thinking 950ADV forks with twin calipers would be ideal. Has anyone ever done this?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,920
Posted By Faststage1
ABS on new 990

I see in August's Dirt Bike that they mention that new models of the 990 do not offer the ability to switch the ABS off. I hope there is still a way to defeat it otherwise my current 990 will be my...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By Faststage1
Mine too. I changed the fuel filters and left the...

Mine too. I changed the fuel filters and left the pump. All has been good now for 4000km.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,335
Posted By Faststage1
I'm not so sure about the stiff rear spring...

I'm not so sure about the stiff rear spring comment.
What do you weigh? I'm 190LB without gear and I replaced the rear spring with one a tick stiffer. The fronts I went as large as I can go,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,787
Posted By Faststage1
Here's a new twist on an old great idea. I chose...

Here's a new twist on an old great idea. I chose to install a small fuel filter inside the airbox, thus eliminating the need for an additional hole. This fix cost me $11.00. I did re-use the teabag...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Faststage1
Oh no!!:eek1 I was out on a ride today and my...

Oh no!!:eek1
I was out on a ride today and my 09 990 was behaving like what yous guys where describing. How much is a fuel pump worth:waysad?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,038
Posted By Faststage1
No man should need to two bikes. But this isn't...

No man should need to two bikes. But this isn't about need is it.....

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/fastandfun.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By Faststage1
That looks like a million bucks! Great job!

That looks like a million bucks! Great job!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,500
Posted By Faststage1
With some grinding you should be able to get a...

With some grinding you should be able to get a leftover 2010 for $15,000. Last year I got my 09 at the end of the season for $14,995. At this point they are paying interest on their 2010 stock and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By Faststage1
My friend don't despair, there has to be a way...

My friend don't despair, there has to be a way your friends here on OC can help you out we just need to pool our collective deceitfulness. Does your wife work? If not get here back out to work....
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
If we refine the search parameters we find white...

If we refine the search parameters we find white 990's and liver and white springer spaniels that hates her photo taken.

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/sophieDec2010-1.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,088
Posted By Faststage1
Vancouver in the summer, cool! I'm 4 hours out of...

Vancouver in the summer, cool! I'm 4 hours out of Vancouver in the sunny Okanagan, Vernon, BC. If you want a tour guide and are not scared of getting your bike dirty drop me a line. Better yet, plan...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By Faststage1
What do you mean you think you need another bike,...

What do you mean you think you need another bike, of course you dooooooo! Three bikes in my mind is the bare minimum.
I agree with the 2-stroke suggestion, the 450 can be an absolute pig to start...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
Man you have all the best things in life, a 990,...

Man you have all the best things in life, a 990, pretty wife, a healthy young son and a Springer Spaniel.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
Mmmm Mm! Love that Rattle Snake grade, and that...

Mmmm Mm! Love that Rattle Snake grade, and that decent into Lewiston, and the old Spiral Hwy and Hwy 245 south of Baker City, and 218 into Fossil and damn I could on and on.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,852
Posted By Faststage1
I fought with my 300exc for a long time before I...

I fought with my 300exc for a long time before I found the right combination and swear buy it.
Purified water
25% anti freeze
Water Wetter

It wasted no time in boiling out the Engine Ice.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Faststage1
I ride my 200 all the time in the snow, but never...

I ride my 200 all the time in the snow, but never to work. I stud up. Been tempted to stud up the 990.

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/DSC01275.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By Faststage1
I run a top case and a Wolfman Beta bag system on...

I run a top case and a Wolfman Beta bag system on my 990. Provides tons of capacity. The Wolfman bag mounts on the passanger seat and hangs over the sides. Great setup for distance traveling.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,665
Posted By Faststage1
I absolutely love the Staintunes product always...

I absolutely love the Staintunes product always have. A beautiful piece of equipment. However, one week after installing my Wings pipes I drop it and dent the left side pipe. $1000 dollars for pipes,...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-12-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By Faststage1
I don't know this for sure but I would bet that...

I don't know this for sure but I would bet that bolt hole is open on the back side to the coolant passage. You'll know for sure if you loosen it and more coolant seeps out. It so you'll need to drain...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By Faststage1
The R is too tall for you. I'm exactly your...

The R is too tall for you. I'm exactly your measurements and the R will punish you offroad given your offroad experience. I'd love to have the extra ground clearance but my (your) legs will cause tip...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,209
Posted By Faststage1
Friggin rights there is, the 2011 300XC....:freaky

Friggin rights there is, the 2011 300XC....:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,209
Posted By Faststage1
You Bazturd!!! Now I'm going to have to out and...

You Bazturd!!! Now I'm going to have to out and buy one. My wife is so going to kill me.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,681
Posted By Faststage1
Keep searching, there is bound to be someone on...

Keep searching, there is bound to be someone on the site in your area that will offer you a ride.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
A couple of days late but what the heck. Boo! ...

A couple of days late but what the heck. Boo!

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/Boo.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
O that does it!! I'm calling 1-800-Woody first...

O that does it!! I'm calling 1-800-Woody first thing tomorrow morning!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
I was out bushwacking yesterday and I spotted a...

I was out bushwacking yesterday and I spotted a these comm towers on a hill top. I thinks to myself, "that would be a suitable adventure" so self and my white elephant set out to find a way to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By Faststage1
Outstanding purchase!!! I'm not familar with one...

Outstanding purchase!!! I'm not familar with one of the farkles, is that a portable baptismal mounted at the back? :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,223
Posted By Faststage1
I assume a 990? What year?

I assume a 990? What year?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,196
Posted By Faststage1
1. SAS removal. Didn't affect the bikes...

1. SAS removal. Didn't affect the bikes performance one iota. In fact I suspect the bike has a studder at low RPM because it's removed.
2. G2 throttle cam made no difference IMO.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,443
Posted By Faststage1
Nice! I'd love to have a go on the SMT. I also...

Nice! I'd love to have a go on the SMT. I also have a 200XCW, most fun you can have with your clothes on IMO.:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,168
Posted By Faststage1
As always money spent on suspension is the best...

As always money spent on suspension is the best money spent.
1. 0.59 springs and revalve (added performance added fun)
2. Crash bars (save my butt daily)
3. Black Dog skid plate (saves my butt...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18,830
Views: 7,613,912
Posted By Faststage1
You'd expect that parked beside a haul truck the...

You'd expect that parked beside a haul truck the 990 would look small but the dang thing still looks massive :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,249
Posted By Faststage1
Look at the bright side, you didn't mark up the...

Look at the bright side, you didn't mark up the Staintunes.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Faststage1
Its sicker than you know. I had a suspension...

Its sicker than you know. I had a suspension tuner install 0.59kg/mm springs and do some minor revalving and dag gum this thing by some sort of miracle will ride single track through the woods in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,196
Posted By Faststage1
This is a very unique machine. It's not a sport...

This is a very unique machine. It's not a sport bike and it's not a dirt bike. Yet, it works very well in the dirt and you'll be able to hang with the sport bike guys (when was the last time someone...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,958
Posted By Faststage1
I have a theory. I believe you have two issues. I...

I have a theory. I believe you have two issues. I believe you have a wheel wobble issue and a damping issue. At a paticular speed you are creating a harmonic or a resonance. One of three things will...
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