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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,958
Posted By Frog uk
It certainly feels like the old OC again, if...

It certainly feels like the old OC again, if still a little slow, but I'm sure it'll get there once folk realise all the back stabbing and name calling has moved on.

Mods, thanks again big time.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,912
Posted By Frog uk
Nice job

Nice job
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,018
Posted By Frog uk
The front sprocket nut on my 950 kept coming...

The front sprocket nut on my 950 kept coming loose despite using new washers, properly torqued and staked over. Just use a bit of blue loctite as well now and not happened again.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,997
Views: 1,875,264
Posted By Frog uk
+1 Definitely on backwards.

+1

Definitely on backwards.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By Frog uk
That's it boys, crucify the UK "distributor" for...

That's it boys, crucify the UK "distributor" for the American distributors tardiness over some flaking paint. But then defend Ktm to the hilt for producing tubeless wheels that leak, airbox design...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,365
Posted By Frog uk
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Frog uk
Same for me, works great, if a little expensive.

Same for me, works great, if a little expensive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By Frog uk
Dirt lovers/Dirt eaters. or is that too close to...

Dirt lovers/Dirt eaters. or is that too close to the knuckle for some?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,864
Posted By Frog uk
Not just Heideanau Here's a Continental...

Not just Heideanau

Here's a Continental recall, Happens to them all at one time or another.

Information on CONTINENTAL Tyre Exchange Program
Information on CONTINENTAL Tyre Exchange Program
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,864
Posted By Frog uk
All you boys talking about pressure are missing...

All you boys talking about pressure are missing the point, the tyre was fitted to a rim almost half the width recommended by the manufacturer.

Think truck tyre fitted to a car wheel seems more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,864
Posted By Frog uk
Ribbit.

Ribbit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,864
Posted By Frog uk
20,000 miles on Heidies so far no issues, will be...

20,000 miles on Heidies so far no issues, will be going on again, good value for money and last a decent time.
Not the grippiest tyre in the wet, but I ride accordingly
Personally find the scorps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,958
Posted By Frog uk
THANK F**K FOR THAT :clap:clap:clap An...

THANK F**K FOR THAT

:clap:clap:clap

An end to the childish abuse..can't you "handle it"?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,864
Posted By Frog uk
I'm sorry mate but your logic is way out. If...

I'm sorry mate but your logic is way out.

If you look at a 150 k60 it's obviously not going to fit a 2.5 rim, the beads are 4 inches apart before fitting . On a 140 Mich dessert they are 2.5...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,912
Posted By Frog uk
Great choice of tyre there mate:clap

Great choice of tyre there mate:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,018
Posted By Frog uk
Re the ignition key/switch, they're all like that...

Re the ignition key/switch, they're all like that you'll get used to it, file under character.:hmmmmm
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Frog uk
As son as you get it back, get shot of it pronto.

As son as you get it back, get shot of it pronto.
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,219
Views: 802,051
Posted By Frog uk
[QUOTE=MassiveLee;25489977]Try riding Matagami to...

[QUOTE=MassiveLee;25489977]Try riding Matagami to Relais 381 with 20 litres of fuel. That's a 400km/250 miles stretch without supply. Then next stretch going North is another 400km/250 miles. And...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4,219
Views: 802,051
Posted By Frog uk
Ha ha ha, Have you got a passport? Ever left...

Ha ha ha,

Have you got a passport? Ever left the country?

From Germany, or any other country in Europe you can ride overland all the way to just shy of Alaska one way, or with a very short...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,912
Posted By Frog uk
So whats the story with the headlights Guys?...

So whats the story with the headlights Guys? Projector HID dip? Led main?

Thinking of doing the same, any info?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
So, would you now like to explain how you get...

So, would you now like to explain how you get more air into the engine (at altitude) by having fuel injection.

Auto adjusting of mixture, yes within it's parameters, more air????

So, no more...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Stop being a prick mate, did you know that the UK...

Stop being a prick mate, did you know that the UK is in Europe, which is quite near Africa, which is where I rode the 950 too to climb the little hill.

What a fecking bell end!!!

And again,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Is that a fact? Or a you just repeating someone...

Is that a fact? Or a you just repeating someone else's :topes

My 950 has been at 8,500 feet and was running absolutely spot on apart from raising the idle speed very slightly which took ooooooh at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,452
Posted By Frog uk
Injection depends on if it's " closed loop", no...

Injection depends on if it's " closed loop", no compensating or "open loop" which does compensate, either way you still lose power as there's less air.

Only change at 8500 feet in Maroco on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Rode my brother in laws KLR650 a few years back,...

Rode my brother in laws KLR650 a few years back, not that different an experience to the 950 apart from the power higher up, would have no hessitation in owning one over the 1090/1190/1290 for all...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
At least they saved a good wedge of money on the...

At least they saved a good wedge of money on the graphic design costs.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Been asleep have you mate:D

Been asleep have you mate:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Looks like a 21" front in all the pictures I've...

Looks like a 21" front in all the pictures I've seen so far.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
I Know you think you're being ironic there...

I Know you think you're being ironic there StuartV, but never a truer word has been said in jest.:clap:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Goodbye Orange, hello red.

Goodbye Orange, hello red.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,379
Posted By Frog uk
No, they are chromed steel.

No, they are chromed steel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Frog uk
North Somerset here. Yep there's a few down...

North Somerset here.

Yep there's a few down your way on the south coast. Get on the UKKtm forum for occasional rides on the plain.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By Frog uk
Trade in for the 1290, 30 liters right there no...

Trade in for the 1290, 30 liters right there no messing, should be the perfect bike for you mate.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,504
Posted By Frog uk
Pretty sure my UK spec 950 has the screws out...

Pretty sure my UK spec 950 has the screws out only one and a quarter turns.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Can I not look at potential new bike threads...

Can I not look at potential new bike threads then?

Think you need the chill out and not take opposing views to your own to heart so much.

Or better still, why not resurrect the split the forum...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Frog uk
Disconnect all the items that aren't working. If...

Disconnect all the items that aren't working. If the fuse still blows you have a wiring issue, trace all wires and look for damage. If the fuse holds reconnect items one by one checking the fuse each...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,216
Posted By Frog uk
Is this an 1190 thread? Take your head out...

Is this an 1190 thread?

Take your head out of your arse.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,504
Posted By Frog uk
Imo the hanging revs before returning to idle is...

Imo the hanging revs before returning to idle is the classic symptom of out of balance carbs, you must have knocked them out of sink putting them on and off .
Balance them and I'm pretty sure you're...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Frog uk
Bleed the clutch, change slave to Oberon or...

Bleed the clutch, change slave to Oberon or similiar.

Stock slave will let you down sooner or later.

Check for bubbles in master cylinder.

I'm guessing it's nothing to do with the clutch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,918
Posted By Frog uk
Errrrrrr ok.

Errrrrrr ok.
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