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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,744
Posted By Rabid Dog
I see a couple of possibilities: The...

I see a couple of possibilities:

The aforementioned something behind the tank, forcing the bottom out.

Also the adjacent rear panel gets a little tweaked and pushed in when forcing the tank to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By Rabid Dog
Hey Kelvin - What kinda kit are we talking about?...

Hey Kelvin - What kinda kit are we talking about? Where does one get one? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 89,678
Posted By Rabid Dog
Yeah - But a reasonably priced castrated...

Yeah - But a reasonably priced castrated facsimile :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 89,678
Posted By Rabid Dog
Oh Man - All KTM would need to do is put a street...

Oh Man - All KTM would need to do is put a street dash and sub-frame on this puppy, price it reasonably, and there would be ton's of adventure folks waiting in line to buy this. It sure looks sweet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Rabid Dog
Ditto everything said so far. I use it because I...

Ditto everything said so far. I use it because I think it may provide better lubrication for the pump seal. So far, so good in that regard.

Bottom line - The 990 has an under-designed cooling...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,037
Posted By Rabid Dog
http://gallery.me.com/cstrail/100012/Alaska%20%200...

http://gallery.me.com/cstrail/100012/Alaska%20%20001/web.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,249
Posted By Rabid Dog
Heads up guys - Tires make a difference as well....

Heads up guys - Tires make a difference as well. With Scorpions, the bike will not have much lean (Scorps are a somewhat low profile tire). With knobbies, bike will definitely lean more. So make sure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By Rabid Dog
Got 18K on my 07 990. Just completed the second...

Got 18K on my 07 990. Just completed the second valve check (first valve check was at 5K). At both valve checks, I ended up adjusting the exhaust valves clearance on the rear cylinder because that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By Rabid Dog
Hopefully your EVO kit came with some tiny little...

Hopefully your EVO kit came with some tiny little washers. You were probably wondering what they were for. Well, you can insert one or two of these washers in the EVO unit where it comes in contact...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Rabid Dog
Dang Dude - That sucks. I'm willing to bet...

Dang Dude - That sucks.

I'm willing to bet that was the second water pump this bike has seen and someone pounded in the new bearings without heating the case or freezing the bearings. If you pound...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Rabid Dog
All a matter of perspective Big Guy. I eat the...

All a matter of perspective Big Guy. I eat the orange ones in honor of KTM. But , then again, I eat almost everything.:thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By Rabid Dog
There is quite a bit of info on this site....

There is quite a bit of info on this site. Probably should start with the index and go from there.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137838
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By Rabid Dog
Exact same thing happened to me. I have Aqualines...

Exact same thing happened to me. I have Aqualines as well.

The seals are not square - they are round o-rings (two of them, one seats the face of the tank and one slides in a round hole). The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Rabid Dog
Yes

Yes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 8,303,559
Posted By Rabid Dog
OK - I think I've got this picture thing figured...

OK - I think I've got this picture thing figured out.

On the way to Prudhoe Bay

http://gallery.me.com/cstrail/100012/Alaska%20%20001/web.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,905
Posted By Rabid Dog
My thanks, as well, for your pioneering spirit,...

My thanks, as well, for your pioneering spirit, fellowship, and generosity.

May the tradition live on.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 50
Poll: Mpg 950/990
Views: 5,926
Posted By Rabid Dog
Mostly 40-45 MPG mixed use. I get 45-50 MPG open...

Mostly 40-45 MPG mixed use. I get 45-50 MPG open road cruising

250 lb single rider
17-45 gearing
easy throttle
loaded Touratechs
updated standard fuel mapping with Akras
Canisterectomy and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Rabid Dog
Pom is right - The Aqualines (which I have) are a...

Pom is right - The Aqualines (which I have) are a PIA. However, in general, I find it best to store tanks empty in a cool place till ready for assembly. Still a bitch, but I can usually get them back...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,626
Posted By Rabid Dog
How about open a bottle of beer? Should be number...

How about open a bottle of beer? Should be number one on the list.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Rabid Dog
I'm with Todd. Fuel pump would be suspect for me....

I'm with Todd. Fuel pump would be suspect for me. Listen for pump at key on. If no noise, then first check fuse. Next ignition switch. Next pump itself.

Good luck with this. These kind of problems...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Rabid Dog
I have the Safari tanks and this is a common...

I have the Safari tanks and this is a common issue. However, I've not heard the stock tanks having the same issue.

I like your idea of turning the petcock around. Just might try that. Thanks and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Rabid Dog
Welcome dal. This is a known problem. There...

Welcome dal.

This is a known problem. There is a Tech Service Bulletin out on this. One would hope that the new bikes coming off the showroom floor would have this rectified by now. But perhaps,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Rabid Dog
Here's a thread on the Black Dog product. ...

Here's a thread on the Black Dog product.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=372004
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Rabid Dog
Did it on my bike as well. Just turn the hose...

Did it on my bike as well. Just turn the hose clamp out of the way (roughly 90 degrees) and all should be fine, unless I'm missing something here.

Good luck and happy trails.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,569
Posted By Rabid Dog
Don't forget Rich's in Seattle

Don't forget Rich's in Seattle
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 8,303,559
Posted By Rabid Dog
Thanks Aurel for the reply. Just trying to...

Thanks Aurel for the reply. Just trying to confirm it wasn't something else.

I have the Aqualine's as well. I've only been able to fit mine when they are empty and cool. My workaround has been to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 8,303,559
Posted By Rabid Dog
Hey Aurel - Still waiting on the story of why you...

Hey Aurel - Still waiting on the story of why you got rid of the Safari tanks.

Great pics, by the way. You da Man.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Rabid Dog
I got the existing one off of mine. It takes a...

I got the existing one off of mine. It takes a little bit of patience but it should peel off.

Good luck - You'll love the new cam. Calms the throttle response nicely.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By Rabid Dog
This thread may help. ...

This thread may help.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=364179
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,854
Posted By Rabid Dog
Thanks Man. I'll check it out.

Thanks Man. I'll check it out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,854
Posted By Rabid Dog
Where did you find a 46 chainwheel? Sounds like...

Where did you find a 46 chainwheel? Sounds like the perfect size.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rabid Dog
Check this out ...

Check this out

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237372&highlight=removal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Rabid Dog
My 990 started cutting out and loosing power when...

My 990 started cutting out and loosing power when it overheated (115 degrees F outside). I had 6 bars on the temp gage. I suspect it has something to do with the computer when the temp gets that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Rabid Dog
That plus they spill air a little better. ...

That plus they spill air a little better.

Just one guy's opinion.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Rabid Dog
Mine did it a few times when it was new. I would...

Mine did it a few times when it was new. I would make sure it has the new FI map and 15 minute idle done. Otherwise, it will probably sort itself out.

Good luck and happy trails
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 35,933
Posted By Rabid Dog
Anyone know if there is spark arrester that will...

Anyone know if there is spark arrester that will fit the Akra can with Baffles in?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Rabid Dog
I have no doubt the warm up helps. However, I...

I have no doubt the warm up helps. However, I usually get on mine and just ride. For the first 2 minutes the bike runs a little rough but settles right down and behaves properly. Not sure the warm up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,076
Posted By Rabid Dog
Sounds like you just need more seat time....

Sounds like you just need more seat time. Probably your only unanswered question after that will be the buffeting. You'll have to assume (or have faith) that the buffeting can be mitigated. The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,963
Posted By Rabid Dog
Is the oil level set with the springs in or out?

Is the oil level set with the springs in or out?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Rabid Dog
If you're up to folks giving you their best...

If you're up to folks giving you their best guess, here goes:

I think the EFI has a learning computer and it likes to baseline itself at idle. The reason for the 15 minute idle is to fully...
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