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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Desmofan
The discussion of factory warranty confuses me:...

The discussion of factory warranty confuses me: when I bought my dealer demo 2010 model KTM 990SMT, in August of 2011 with 4000 miles, the warranty started from the day I bought it (put into service...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,952
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides...

Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides are discouraged :lol3

Sorry, I don't know what a "picket point" is-is that standard H-60 equipment? I guess you mean bungee holes. Hey, if you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,952
Posted By Desmofan
Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want...

Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want to lose the pasenger seat, I was kinda interested in the BMW passenger seat plate (subject of this thread), but can't see what good it is either than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,940
Posted By Desmofan
Not even one letter ? :lol3 ...

Not even one letter ? :lol3

http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/179415/file-255682987-png/images/screen_shot_2013-08-13_at_12.30.11_pm.png?t=1413870978267
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Desmofan
Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and...

Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and the cool DVD-which I ordered :deal), but for expediency here's the torque:

drain plug 42 N-M
oil filter 11 N-M
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,896
Posted By Desmofan
I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200...

I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200 GS wethead, not GSA. It is a real (not brochure) weight of 525 full of gas.
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,896
Posted By Desmofan
You have read this, haven't you? ...

You have read this, haven't you?

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/06/27/2013-bmw-r1200gs-vs-yamaha-super-tenere-adventure-bike-comparison-test-review-photos/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,496
Posted By Desmofan
The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings ...

The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings

Some inmate had a thread about cleverly modding the GSW mount, to raise the bar an inch or so. I can't find it quickly, but I remember it was well...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By Desmofan
That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth...

That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth fighter :lol3

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_NFtqCMIGTKU/Rbo5wyzuTPI/AAAAAAAAAPE/rcCcrDAqB1E/s400/besler_title.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,496
Posted By Desmofan
Well, if you could see some of the steam guages...

Well, if you could see some of the steam guages and 90's era CRT's in the USN acft I support, the Nav V and whizz wheel would blow your mind too :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By Desmofan
Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this...

Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this am)! Someone be a crash test dummy :lol3

Hey Slow-I'm the inmate that sold you the KTM 950 17/19 set-I see we've both moved on to Zee Roundel :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,034
Posted By Desmofan
Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and...

Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and me (BTW I work on North Island too)...that yields 2 choices for dealers, one of which I just bought my GS at. Uh oh :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,106
Posted By Desmofan
It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of...

It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of central CA's best roads, swooned, and sold my KTM950 to help finance a 2014 a week ago! It goes in for it's first service today, and it is hands down...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,235
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is...

Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is poetry.

"A man that eloquent has to be saved!"
-Patton
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has...

The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has dozens collected on his own sharesite. Go to KTMSMT.com/technical discussions/Kev's SMT Mod List for the links.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011):...

I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011): SAS removed, 02's out (and turned off via TuneEcu), Wings with quieter baffles, secondaries out, EPC off, Rottweiler airfilter. It runs so much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's...

Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's on my 2010 SMT for all of it's 14K miles, and they still look flawless and sound great (no change in packing). I'm an aero structures engineering...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,705
Posted By Desmofan
No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head...

No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head dyno chart of the 5th gen VFR800 vs. the 6th gen craptastic VTEC. With progress like that, who wouldn't wait till last year!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,738
Posted By Desmofan
Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole...

Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole Blue :lol3 !
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,206
Posted By Desmofan
I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit...

I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit by this. I ignored the letter till I went into AAA registration, and you can guess the rest :lol3 :deal

So, I went to 2 dealers, here's 2 possbile...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
What WSMC said! :bow

What WSMC said! :bow
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,609
Posted By Desmofan
Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO...

Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO V8. Bitchin motor!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 52,464
Posted By Desmofan
Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long...

Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long trips 2X a year since I got the 2010, including some relatively serious dirt (Usal road, Lost Coast NorCal) :clap Wind never bugs me.

Fuel light comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,603
Posted By Desmofan
I second that :lol3

I second that :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky....

Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky. You can plug tubeless tires, I had to do it twice on a the last 100 mile leg of a 1500 mile trip, to limp home. I hit a large rock in the street at...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,695
Posted By Desmofan
I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since...

I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since their inception- Ron, Jen, and the rest of the staff have always been great, no problems :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 874,254
Posted By Desmofan
Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled...

Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled 1992 Superlight. Kill me :cry
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By Desmofan
You have (had?) a 990 Adventure, and you had to...

You have (had?) a 990 Adventure, and you had to ask :lol3? KTM 990 SMT, ABS model (left over 2012, or the new shiny black one)! You already know the engine, but it's much more powerful in the SMT,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,096,853
Posted By Desmofan
Dude, you're going to get bundled :lol3

Dude, you're going to get bundled :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
Hey Kafn8td, I have the same setup on my SMT....

Hey Kafn8td, I have the same setup on my SMT. Does the intake honk ever get on your nerves :ear The CPR filter drowns out the pipes in at WOT :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Desmofan
Yes it does. You really need to wade thru all 80...

Yes it does. You really need to wade thru all 80 something pages of "990 got tunes ?" here in Orange crush. My SMT is tunecu mapped (from the website map library) ,with secondary throttles disabled...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Desmofan
Yes, TuneEcu has 4 check boxes (EPC, SAS, Idle...

Yes, TuneEcu has 4 check boxes (EPC, SAS, Idle control, O2)-you can disable all with the software (leave idle control on).

I unplugged and threw away my charcoal cannister, leaving the wiring in:...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,595,118
Posted By Desmofan
Hey KMC1, I used to live in Ogden Valley, and...

Hey KMC1, I used to live in Ogden Valley, and rode around the Wasatch back roads-where is that last photo from?
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
Not knowing where you are...Motoworld in El Cajon...

Not knowing where you are...Motoworld in El Cajon CA (San Diego Area) has a new white 2012 that's been sitting for the year.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,096,853
Posted By Desmofan
Make that 19/17 (and 21/18 in the "R"...

Make that 19/17 (and 21/18 in the "R" model)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks for the invite Rad, it was a hoot! Lance...

Thanks for the invite Rad, it was a hoot! Lance is THE MAN :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
It can be. My 2010 became flaky and lost numbers...

It can be. My 2010 became flaky and lost numbers at 8000 miles, replaced under warranty no sweat :deal

BUT, they don't reset the ODO. I now have a new bike again :D

If you buy used, remove the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 35,099
Posted By Desmofan
Could you elaborate on "rubber intake sleeves...

Could you elaborate on "rubber intake sleeves rotated"? I installed the CPR on my 990SMT (secondary flies out, Wings, TuneEcu 7/21/12 "kevtx" map).

I had assumed the whistling at cracked throttle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,403
Posted By Desmofan
What they said :D I currently have both a 950 ADV...

What they said :D I currently have both a 950 ADV and a 2010 SMT..the 950 pouts and gathers dust.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 345,280
Posted By Desmofan
I stumbled over a 2012 white SMT at Motoworld,...

I stumbled over a 2012 white SMT at Motoworld, east San Diego CA this weekend, while getting my 2010
SMT's speedometers replaced under warranty.
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