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Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,900
Posted By deminimis
I see I never posted a follow-up to my above...

I see I never posted a follow-up to my above post. Go Pro was ultra quick on the trigger and sent me a replacement camera even though I didn't have a receipt (it was a gift). Used the camera in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,059
Posted By deminimis
That is one fine lookn' steed right there! A...

That is one fine lookn' steed right there!

A bit off-topic, but made some tweaks to its former stablemate to help fill the void left by the SE:
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By deminimis
You will have fun. Good time of year to be there...

You will have fun. Good time of year to be there too.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By deminimis
A few random shots: Ice cream after doing...

A few random shots:

Ice cream after doing Kane Creek Trail:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-og5Oq0Ol6B0/T8Jh9X9b1dI/AAAAAAAACQY/2-rbeQQi5R0/s912/IMG_20120520_164428.jpg

Dorks:
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By deminimis
So, didn't even mount my camera for the first...

So, didn't even mount my camera for the first three days of the trip. Apathy and Seth were on this mancation as well. Now for the images while on the Beta.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By deminimis
Moab '12

What's not to love about riding the areas around Moab. Third bike trip to Moab. This mancation had me on my KTM until I trashed my water pump housing. After that, it was all Beta Rev3. The Beta...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By deminimis
I can blow seals. Perhaps even damage a paper...

I can blow seals. Perhaps even damage a paper filter?? Perhaps caused too much crankcase pressure and that affected oil flow/pressure? Might have been the culprit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By deminimis
"Ultra Strong" Band Aids. Jim, I reread and...

"Ultra Strong" Band Aids.

Jim, I reread and saw the problem occurred nearly immediately following your first oil change. I'd start there. There is a procedure, which I suspect you already know: ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By deminimis
Yea, I don't think coolant was your problem (no...

Yea, I don't think coolant was your problem (no noticeable coolant in oil and no tell-tale wavy oil filter). I just can't imagine what it was: A bad oil filter (of which I've never heard), weak oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By deminimis
I say go forth young man and ride (and carry a...

I say go forth young man and ride (and carry a 8mm nut driver to remove your oil filter should it clog again). Now ride...ride like the wind!

(total hijack alert) I now have WP problems with my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By deminimis
Hey Jim, although the first photo looks milky,...

Hey Jim, although the first photo looks milky, its actually clear/clean oil with a lot of air bubbles, correct? Once it gets a bit of use, it gets less bubbly. Don't know why.

After spending a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
Giant Loop is the original. It is great and I...

Giant Loop is the original. It is great and I love mine. Nomad appears to be a reverse engineered off-shore knock off.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,900
Posted By deminimis
I have a brand new GoPro Hero2 and it won't even...

I have a brand new GoPro Hero2 and it won't even turn on. This is not unheard of. In fact, a Google search will bring up a number of hits suggesting it's an almost common problem. I think it's a...
Forum: Equipment 02-29-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,530
Posted By deminimis
An interesting read: ...

An interesting read: http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Powersport_Superstore
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
Needs a special flasher unit since both front and...

Needs a special flasher unit since both front and rears are LED. Here is one option:...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
I had emailed that seller previously. It is not...

I had emailed that seller previously. It is not a KTM factory part. Looking at the pigtail, it does not appear the same as the KTM ones (the dual pigtail). Here is a KTM one I just picked up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
Thanks. I'll have to check out my frame when I...

Thanks. I'll have to check out my frame when I get home tonight. Kinda looks like the lower bolt might be at the orig location, but kinds looks like it might use the lower location of one of those...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
Haven't bought one, but need to know where it...

Haven't bought one, but need to know where it mounts (lower mount) before I do. If the lower mount uses the orig sidestand mounting location, then I've potentially got problems.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,564
Posted By deminimis
Gentlepersons, For those that have installed...

Gentlepersons,

For those that have installed the Pro Moto Kickit sidestand on a '08-'10 EXC, where, exactly, does the lower mount, well, mount? Just picked up an EXC frame and the stock sidestand...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,843
Posted By deminimis
Has anyone actually had one of these in his/her...

Has anyone actually had one of these in his/her grubby little mits yet? Not having the zipper (no pretection) going right up one's sternum seems rather advantageous. Might be the perfect solution.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,530
Posted By deminimis
Late to this party, but someone referred to them...

Late to this party, but someone referred to them as "Ass Clowns" on a Raptor forum. I would be hard pressed to come up with a better review than that as my experience did not vary.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,423
Posted By deminimis
I doubt I would have put any miles on it in the...

I doubt I would have put any miles on it in the past couple of months, so it's in good hands it seems.
Forum: Racing 11-02-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By deminimis
Thanks! It's actually a team race and we had the...

Thanks! It's actually a team race and we had the smallest part, but what a blast.
Forum: Racing 11-01-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By deminimis
The 24hrs of Starvation Ridge

If you missed it, you missed it. Great weather. The Boy (I understand the youngest to ever attempt to compete in this nonsense) did well. I escorted him for a couple of laps (nearly 18 mile laps)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,423
Posted By deminimis
Hey, at least you are getting your money's worth...

Hey, at least you are getting your money's worth out of those silly road-friendly tires.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 65,887
Posted By deminimis
My KTM's stablemates don't suck, but they are...

My KTM's stablemates don't suck, but they are often dirty (19 & 20)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_X2XcpgtfP4/ToCZGcXZZII/AAAAAAAABOU/gavFsdVMk8w/s640/IMG_20110925_144112.jpg

All the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,749
Views: 1,773,535
Posted By deminimis
I think I see a tear dripping from your soon to...

I think I see a tear dripping from your soon to be neglected Kawi.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,123
Posted By deminimis
Only eight months for a reply. Sorry. Seat was...

Only eight months for a reply. Sorry. Seat was great. I was very pleased with it and if I had to do it again, I'd do the same.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By deminimis
That's what I've been running in the Magura-based...

That's what I've been running in the Magura-based KTM bikes on the farm with great results (Mobil 1 ATF). Smooooooth.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,792
Posted By deminimis
Why all the fuss? You have the only tool you...

Why all the fuss? You have the only tool you need in your kit:

http://www.ktmcyclehutt.com/ktm-parts/productimages/50329071100_md.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,549
Posted By deminimis
http://www.brewracingframes.com/8a636e90.jpg ...

http://www.brewracingframes.com/8a636e90.jpg

Humm, should I power my way over this slippery crossing......?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,549
Posted By deminimis
Yup, full disclosure is the only way to go. You...

Yup, full disclosure is the only way to go. You might be able to have the SF straightened. That 7020 alumn is good stuff.

I'm surprised your bike hasn't sold either. The guys up here are always...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,549
Posted By deminimis
Ahhhh, not sure I'd call it "success" JJ. I...

Ahhhh, not sure I'd call it "success" JJ. I pissed away hundreds (plus untold hours). Entirely my fault. After getting the 950 in December, built my daughter a YZ85 at great expense and as soon...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,549
Posted By deminimis
Nah, that was "midfat." Sold it to him via CL...

Nah, that was "midfat." Sold it to him via CL and turns out he's an inmate here as well.

Why'd I do it? Well, wasn't riding it enough and needed the scratch. The same ol' sad story.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,647
Views: 1,575,139
Posted By deminimis
Both Nuggets ...

Both Nuggets
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-c4-5BDjqOyA/TYVHW8ZB7sI/AAAAAAAAAm8/BwhbPgeXo_I/s800/IMG_20110319_131454.jpg

And just Nugget #1
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,248
Posted By deminimis
How's Seth doing? He outta buy a lottery...

How's Seth doing? He outta buy a lottery ticket....getting a sweet 2" lower race Tech set up suspension for nada. Haven't talked to him for a couple of weeks, so wondering if he ordered up the Seat...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,248
Posted By deminimis
First off, you're high! Never sell the 505. No...

First off, you're high! Never sell the 505. No other bike can compare, period. Second, you're a bastard! -Rubbing salt in my fresh wounds. Here is the last shot last night of my (now former) 950...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 1,641,037
Posted By deminimis
As in a heavier flywheel would cure it or do you...

As in a heavier flywheel would cure it or do you think it was a fuel issue or?

How does it compare with the former 530?

Thanks for the report, by the way.:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,749
Views: 1,773,535
Posted By deminimis
Soon to be gone, but figured I'd better post up a...

Soon to be gone, but figured I'd better post up a pic so I can remember it. Great lines.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By deminimis
Not alumn, but satisfies the go big or go home...

Not alumn, but satisfies the go big or go home suggestion eluded to above. I freak'n love my TPD. I can haul five bikes and a sport quad and still access the workbench and built in Craftsman tool...
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