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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By NKL
No problem, glad you got it sorted, these sorts...

No problem, glad you got it sorted, these sorts of problems are usually something simple.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By NKL
Does it do it every time it is started? What was...

Does it do it every time it is started? What was your TPS voltage (hot), when the engine is hot what is the throttle cable slack like.

You could try backing both cables off so you have more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By NKL
Why didn't you just get another key?

Why didn't you just get another key?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By NKL
Did you adjust the throttle cables properly?, the...

Did you adjust the throttle cables properly?, the cables is the most likely culprit if the TPS voltage is correct.
Forum: Europe 01-23-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By NKL
Trail riding in Slovenia

As title, what's trail riding in Slovenia like, is it legal and if so what is the best area?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,200
Posted By NKL
You can disagree if you like, but just reading...

You can disagree if you like, but just reading this forum there are far fewer 990's with water pump failure at low mileage than 950's (my 990 has done 36000 miles without failure) and have no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,200
Posted By NKL
The 990 has far less issues with fuel pump and...

The 990 has far less issues with fuel pump and water pump than 950's.
Ethanol in the fuel is much less of an issue with fuel injection as well.
Forum: Europe 01-21-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,400
Posted By NKL
No it isn't, it's an Africa Twin, you can see the...

No it isn't, it's an Africa Twin, you can see the rear cylinder clearly on a Transalp
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,251
Posted By NKL
I have a custom tune on mine and they retarded...

I have a custom tune on mine and they retarded the ignition low down, said it runs too much advance low down, have to say it has reduced the choppiness at lower rpm.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By NKL
Correct, motorcycles for halfwits who know fuck...

Correct, motorcycles for halfwits who know fuck all about suspension.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By NKL
If you really want that sort of shit just buy a...

If you really want that sort of shit just buy a BMW.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By NKL
You're right about all the EU crap, the muppets...

You're right about all the EU crap, the muppets at KTM have missed the boat by about 6 years already let alone another 3 years, twats.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By NKL
His will be 17/42 if standard

His will be 17/42 if standard
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By NKL
The converted 2into2 into a 2into1 are smaller...

The converted 2into2 into a 2into1 are smaller diameter pipe, same as a silencer designed for 2into2. The Remus Roxx 2into1 as an example goes to a larger diameter when it goes into 1 pipe.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,793
Posted By NKL
It is also only approved for two tyre types, the...

It is also only approved for two tyre types, the scorpions and TCK's
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,793
Posted By NKL
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,793
Posted By NKL
I have an 07 990 and never had the ABS kick in on...

I have an 07 990 and never had the ABS kick in on road but it is dim witted, I did have the rear lock once on tarmac going into a bend and came off the brake before the ABS kicked in. It's being...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,442,913
Posted By NKL
Finally got round to washing the Spanish mud of...

Finally got round to washing the Spanish mud of of it from our Catalunya WRC trip in October
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By NKL
what year 990 and how long has it been stored,...

what year 990 and how long has it been stored, does it have an alarm?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By NKL
I would have just tried the radial MC first, from...

I would have just tried the radial MC first, from my road racing experience it makes a huge difference on its own.

When I bought my race bike it had a conventional MC and the only brake pads I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,983
Posted By NKL
The 850cc 270 degree crank was what Yamaha used...

The 850cc 270 degree crank was what Yamaha used in their Dakar racer back in the day. Good engine.

So they had that engine before they launched the XTZ750 and long before the TRX.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,121
Posted By NKL
If you don't mind servicing it every 75 days, and...

If you don't mind servicing it every 75 days, and that's only commuting, use it for leisure and it's even less.

Personally I would get a cheap bike with wider service intervals for commuting and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,983
Posted By NKL
If you have an engine with plenty of torque you...

If you have an engine with plenty of torque you don't need gear ratio's close together, 6 gears is ample, they just need to spread them out better.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By NKL
The exhaust gasses will take the path of least...

The exhaust gasses will take the path of least resistance and the RH exhaust has a more direct and shorter route even with the balance pipe there. the extra bends in the LH pipe will dissipate a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 503,214
Posted By NKL
I tried this in my 07 (copy paste the fuel maps)...

I tried this in my 07 (copy paste the fuel maps) with Remus Roxx with baffle in and DnA air filter, it's too rich everywhere, from memory I reduced all by 20% but wasn't perfect, personally I think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,116
Posted By NKL
Then he would be suffering the opposite of what...

Then he would be suffering the opposite of what he is.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,983
Posted By NKL
If it's built in India, I hope their quality...

If it's built in India, I hope their quality control is better than Honda's built in India bikes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
I keep seeing "I was running the pressure...

I keep seeing "I was running the pressure according to the bike manufacturer" yet running a tire different to the book, why would you run the pressure for a tire you aren't using, surely you use...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
If you were that worried about "your" everything...

If you were that worried about "your" everything you would think you would make the effort to check the recommended tire pressures, rather than run them soft and then complain that something went...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
Running a worn out tire below the recommended...

Running a worn out tire below the recommended pressure at speed on tarmac.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,245
Posted By NKL
Would have been a much smaller task if done when...

Would have been a much smaller task if done when I first asked, but thanks non the less.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By NKL
Yes they did, 09 onwards went down to 16 front.

Yes they did, 09 onwards went down to 16 front.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,245
Posted By NKL
Thank you ADV, common sense has prevailed.

Thank you ADV, common sense has prevailed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
That really was a lot of waffle and an amazing so...

That really was a lot of waffle and an amazing so called fact, and your information comes from where exactly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,124
Posted By NKL
Are you a moron, he fitted a tire to a wheel half...

Are you a moron, he fitted a tire to a wheel half the designed width, how the fuck can you blame the manufacturer, you have to blame the retard that fitted it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By NKL
I found 17/42 too tall even for road riding,...

I found 17/42 too tall even for road riding, unless I was on a motorway I wasn't using 6th gear. I run 17/45 now for all on and off road.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,313
Posted By NKL
Actually both Honda and Yamaha made V Twin two...

Actually both Honda and Yamaha made V Twin two strokes with single crank, the RS and TZ. The Yamaha works GP 250 had twin cranks but Honda was a single.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By NKL
The earlier 990's can be made as good low down as...

The earlier 990's can be made as good low down as carbs if you know what you are doing, I bet if someone rode mine they would swear it was carbs.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By NKL
Well your TPS voltage is what I would expect to...

Well your TPS voltage is what I would expect to see on a warm engine.
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