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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,885
Pics or it didn't happen, Chuck. :deal

Pics or it didn't happen, Chuck. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Seems like general consensus tells you to buy the...

Seems like general consensus tells you to buy the newest one you can afford. But if, say, the 2009 had more of the farkles that one would like and/or is significantly better priced, I'd lean that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,885
Silly Chuck. :lol3 And... silly...

Silly Chuck. :lol3


And... silly moderators, removing my post in your thread in the flea market. I DID say I'd sell you mine. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
There's a pretty steed. I like the overly large...

There's a pretty steed. I like the overly large KTM logo on the windscreen.:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
I adjusted the valves on mine for the first time...

I adjusted the valves on mine for the first time several months ago. I feel kinda like the OP on things like that - always over thinking. I took my time and did it right. I work at a shop so in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
The SW setup, I believe, is cheaper. You may...

The SW setup, I believe, is cheaper.

You may wish to ask the man himself about the differences though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
That's gonna be a tight fit, if it works. ...

That's gonna be a tight fit, if it works.

Windscreen and mirror removal will help.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19,458
Views: 8,116,186
No no no, see, you're supposed to have both...

No no no, see, you're supposed to have both bikes!:evil

That's a beaut!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,640
One may indeed be surprised at how well a set of...

One may indeed be surprised at how well a set of stocker Pirelli Scorpions hook up in the dirt. I had no problems with them on a trail-oriented dual sport ride. 100 miles of dirt and ruts. They did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Must mean the timing wheel. There are a...

Must mean the timing wheel.


There are a few threads on this forum by people who have switched to carbs on a FI 990 motor and to FI on a carbed 950 motor.

I believe in the case of taking an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,179
Where are people finding these low/no mileage...

Where are people finding these low/no mileage bikes!? :huh

That said, welcome to the disease. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,885
Only in terms of spending more money. I looooove...

Only in terms of spending more money. I looooove farkling a new bike. Even if it's stuff I did on the last one. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,885
You'll be back like Arnold, baby. :wink: ...

You'll be back like Arnold, baby. :wink:

Once a 950 owner, never not a 950 owner for long. :lol3

I sold one once, and bought another a year later. The bug will strike you when summer comes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,610
I did a write-up recently where I moved the...

I did a write-up recently where I moved the battery to the storage box under the seat, the starter relay to an unused bracket behind the radiator, and the voltage regulator up above the airbox on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
I'm still trying to think of a good way to adjust...

I'm still trying to think of a good way to adjust position of the rectifier.

Haven't had much time to address it. Finally got my 640 Adventure back together after the rocker cover reseal and water...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Might have to alter the wiring for the recitifer...

Might have to alter the wiring for the recitifer to make it work out. I've considered this possibility myself. I'll have to pull the glovebox tomorrow and inspect. I'll let you know if I think of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Not at present. Been putting focus on resealing...

Not at present. Been putting focus on resealing the rocker cover and rebuilding the water pump on my 640 Adventure. :wink:

I've been toying with different ideas for the rectifier. Since I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,474
Good to know!

Good to know!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,184
Pretty interesting. Checked a couple of...

Pretty interesting.

Checked a couple of prices compared to KTM Twins and Munn Racing with the KTM Talk discount and Powersports was cheaper by a long shot, even with shipping. Munn's shipping can...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,474
Finishing up on this op today. No problems with...

Finishing up on this op today. No problems with my water pump, just resealing the rocker cover and figured that the bike is old enough that this one should be done as preventative maintenance.
6100...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Seems to me like they did, but a quick check on...

Seems to me like they did, but a quick check on Munn Racing or anyone else that has a parts fiche will likely give you the answer you seek.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,538
Before: ...

Before:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0609141525_zps18d9d0c4.jpg



And after:


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0926141341a_zps12e19cc5.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,550
That's a silly question. The only people...

That's a silly question.

The only people that buy 950/990 Adventures are using them for commuting.

None of us are riding them off road. :evil It leads to reckless behavior. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,281
I had to do this job right after I bought my 06...

I had to do this job right after I bought my 06 950. Pretty fun project. If my 640 Adventure weren't shredded on the bench fixing the rocker cover leak (which turned into water pump rebuild for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,288
Please no. There's too much electronic bullshit...

Please no. There's too much electronic bullshit on bikes as it is. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,288
It is, and also covers my ass. :lol3

It is, and also covers my ass. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,696
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,288
Internet hysteria, indeed. I'd say I'm embarassed...

Internet hysteria, indeed. I'd say I'm embarassed by this silly arguing, but I'm sitting behind a computer and finding myself laughing. :lol3


My next tire will be a Heidenau. Never ran them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,105
Hmm, some solid products seem to be getting...

Hmm, some solid products seem to be getting suggested. Perhaps I'll snag a couple quick disconnects to replace the fittings I used for my vacuum fuel pump install. :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,696
Very exciting. An 800cc twin would be just...

Very exciting. An 800cc twin would be just fabulous. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,105
Peanuts: I was actually looking at that exact...

Peanuts: I was actually looking at that exact quick disconnect on ebay earlier. Seems to hold up okay I take it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,105
A metal quick disconnect would be better than...

A metal quick disconnect would be better than plastic, but plastic would be cheaper.

I too want to eventually get quick disconnects.

CJ Designs sells these billet ones for the tanks, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Thanks for the input, fellows. I did indeed...

Thanks for the input, fellows.

I did indeed have to do a little drilling to get the bar to pass through. Only as much as was necessary. It's in there tight. I'm now doing a little shimming as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
I have pondered the question of whether or not to...

I have pondered the question of whether or not to do the full WP job when that time comes or just the seal.

I'll probably just do the whole damn thing as the bike has 41k and I don't know when it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
So I got these old style SW-Motech crash bars....

....but how the heck do they mount? :lol3

I've figured out the upper mount beneath the headlamp, and have a pretty good idea of how the bottom front mounts work.

Where I'm stuck is on the rear....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Do pictures exist of your setup? :ear

Do pictures exist of your setup? :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,436
Not generally an issue, as long as water doesn't...

Not generally an issue, as long as water doesn't go into the exhaust and your stock slave cylinder doesn't give up on you in the middle of the crossing. *cough cough*
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,881
Bwahaha. I was gonna tell you to suck it up and...

Bwahaha. I was gonna tell you to suck it up and buy another. :wink:

Looks like you found one. :lol3

For the same price as a time sert kit, an easy decision.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Interesting. I had to read that twice to get it....

Interesting. I had to read that twice to get it. It's a vacuum operated petcock, not a pump in itself. :lol3

Very interesting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
trob6, I remember seeing another post on the...

trob6, I remember seeing another post on the forum mentioning that same issue. Duly noted. I will have to make changes eventually if I go with a SW7 intake anyways. I've heard that the mikuni pumps...
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