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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By AlxT
For some reason generic hoses didn't work on...

For some reason generic hoses didn't work on mine, the first one (off a hi powered speed boat engine) blew rioght open, and the second just kept coming off from the air box side. New OEM hose and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By AlxT
Had the same problem and it was a half cut line...

Had the same problem and it was a half cut line behind the right back fairing. Was solved with just repairing it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By AlxT
No need lifting the air box. It's a fairly fast...

No need lifting the air box. It's a fairly fast roadside fix (did it 2 times in a single trip until I got home and ordered a new oem clamp).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By AlxT
Unscrew the three screws on the left side of the...

Unscrew the three screws on the left side of the airfilter box (the ones visible in your photo) you have a direct line of sight to the other side of the hose and with delicate moves and some small...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By AlxT
Within the cd there are numerous pdf files. Three...

Within the cd there are numerous pdf files. Three of them are the actual manuals in English (I think I can find the path when I return home). It's probably possible to just use a Windows pc, copy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By AlxT
Last year i changed mine with a high quality hose...

Last year i changed mine with a high quality hose and a metal ring (the one in the throttle bodies) a month prior to a 5000 klm trip.
Figured out the hard way that metal rings (the ones that need a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,945
Posted By AlxT
I recently changed the filters and used a handful...

I recently changed the filters and used a handful of Silicon - base lubricant (that stated on the label that it doesn't react with gas or petrol) on the oring as well as the tank itself and pressed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,829
Posted By AlxT
[emoji15] for real? Fun staff... [emoji106] ...

[emoji15] for real? Fun staff... [emoji106]

Try some scrambled eggs next time, haha.





Tapatalked @ sgsIV
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,974
Posted By AlxT
This could be stupid but how about the clutch...

This could be stupid but how about the clutch discs or springs? Just thinking out loud... [emoji2]

Tapatalked @ sgsIV
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By AlxT
Same case here, I had a front hd tube shredded...

Same case here, I had a front hd tube shredded from running 25is at highway speeds 2up for about 40 klm with the stock scorpions. I hate flats so I go with the recommended psi now.




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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,620
Posted By AlxT
Haha, point taken... Tapatalked @...

Haha, point taken...



Tapatalked @ sgsIV
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,620
Posted By AlxT
Don't know if it is helpful but I have the wobble...

Don't know if it is helpful but I have the wobble only when I have more than half a tank of gas and the crash bars on. My suspension is at the factory hard settings.
Also when fully loaded, triple...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By AlxT
I am at work right now so that's the best i could...

I am at work right now so that's the best i could find on my phone. It's very straight forward though, just make sure the pads sit well where they are supposed to...
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By AlxT
Not funny...:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Not funny...:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,829
Posted By AlxT
Changed the "range change nut" of the tank lower...

Changed the "range change nut" of the tank lower bolts. The old ones were deformed and had to clean the threads with the "whatever it's called tool" every time I wanted to install my tanks cause...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,829
Posted By AlxT
Installed the Oberon Slave which combined with...

Installed the Oberon Slave which combined with the brembo master and dot 4 fluids now works flawlessly... Really happy with the upgrade...
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/11/de8y8y2e.jpg

The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By AlxT
All is normal... Came from a Japanese bike myself...

All is normal... Came from a Japanese bike myself and I am still annoyed by the rattling but in time you learn to distinguish between the "KTM" noises and the ones you should be worried about. Ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,618
Posted By AlxT
I just use the brake, clutch lines and handlebars...

I just use the brake, clutch lines and handlebars triangle .... Works for light commuting since I don't have any pants with coffee on them yet :D

Tapatalked @ sgsIV
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By AlxT
Case closed. Just gave it another go and i...

Case closed.

Just gave it another go and i have to thank you thousand times sir. I rechecked everything was in order, filled and burped the slave and IT WORKED!!! After that it was a matter of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By AlxT
Well i have double checked that everything sits...

Well i have double checked that everything sits where it should so i am pretty sire there is lots of air in the system and that's why the lever wont return.
I am going to undo the banjo bolt...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By AlxT
No i don't believe i have. Tried though both by...

No i don't believe i have. Tried though both by pumping the lever (which has no pressure at all and wont return to its original position) and by pushing fluid from the slaves bleeder screw.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By AlxT
Oberon Slave Installation

Ok, I ordered the slave and tried to fit it but I am feeling like an idiot now so I need some help please.

I removed the OEM slave, installed the Banjo bolt to the Oberon, put the metal ball that...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,334
Posted By AlxT
Filters arrived today... Thumbs up for both the...

Filters arrived today... Thumbs up for both the quality and the the fast shipping...

And two quick (hopefully) questions. I noticed somewhere in the repair manual that there are three filters to...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,334
Posted By AlxT
I have yet to receive my set (just ordered today)...

I have yet to receive my set (just ordered today) but I wanted to thank George for his time and effort to put this set together at such a great price. The price difference is truly amazing and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,238
Posted By AlxT
I don't get it. How is it that a '06 gs key goes...

I don't get it. How is it that a '06 gs key goes for 35 euro and the 990's is 100. It's not a matter of brands for me but a matter of two similar products pricing... It's two keys, that come precut,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,678
Posted By AlxT
Much respect for handling such a heavy bike like...

Much respect for handling such a heavy bike like that...

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,872,777
Posted By AlxT
That's some good advice there, thanks a lot man....

That's some good advice there, thanks a lot man. I am gonna check the fittings first. Didn't cross my mind at all, I just assumed that since I already changed the little tightening thing that goes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,872,777
Posted By AlxT
Off topic really but it don't deserve a new...

Off topic really but it don't deserve a new thread. 990 Adv '09. Anybody know the part number of the oil hose coming down on the left side of the bike from the top oil tank to right behind the slave...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By AlxT
+1 on bleeding the clutch and checking it's...

+1 on bleeding the clutch and checking it's fluids status to see if there is any missing which would indicate failing slave cylinder.

Wouldn't really worry about the plates, I have 38000 klm on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By AlxT
Well, for starters the SD and RC8 MC's were crazy...

Well, for starters the SD and RC8 MC's were crazy expensive and couldn't find any used ones here. Also i hate having a part that failed me twice already on my bike (i am psychotic like that) even if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By AlxT
Check this ...

Check this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933960)out..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,771
Posted By AlxT
I think it's one circuit. Sent...

I think it's one circuit.





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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By AlxT
Got it...Bad idea :D Thanks for pointing...

Got it...Bad idea :D

Thanks for pointing that out, guess i will keep reading, somebody mast have done it and wrote about it in here :dunno
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By AlxT
Clutch Master Cylinder Dilemma

Ok, I really need the forums wisdom.
Recently I had a leaking clutch master cylinder on my 09 adv and I decided to replace it with a brembo radial one. The thing is that I am being told that the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,363
Posted By AlxT
Check pm...

Check pm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,363
Posted By AlxT
What year is the bike? I have the repair manual...

What year is the bike? I have the repair manual of my '09 at home so I could try and send you the appropriate pages. What do you need me to look for?

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,537
Posted By AlxT
It springs up on its own. Occasionally it needs...

It springs up on its own.
Occasionally it needs some help from my foot but only when its really really dirty.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By AlxT
Read this...

Read this http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=769525

Then ignore everything you read on the Internet and just go buy one... You are gonna love it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By AlxT
I wouldn't worry so much about it. Pretty sure...

I wouldn't worry so much about it. Pretty sure the necessary gas stop will come long before anything goes wrong. But maybe that's just me...






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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,534
Posted By AlxT
+1 on that. Running them for my 990 and gsxrs and...

+1 on that. Running them for my 990 and gsxrs and it don't get better than that. Only thing to note since I recently tried the black version is that it's very prone to rust in comparison to the gold...
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