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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,254
Posted By gbx2001
Hi Andy Excellent work - thanks for your...

Hi Andy
Excellent work - thanks for your efforts to compile this valuable data. I am still reading the early chapters but look forward to reading more. I am learning lots as I read through your...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 99,291
Posted By gbx2001
After reviewing KTM's website to compare the new...

After reviewing KTM's website to compare the new 1050 with the standard 1190, I see very few differences between these two models other than bore and stroke, suspension travel, and horsepower. Even...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for clarifying!

Thanks for clarifying!
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By gbx2001
Sorry, but I am confused by your comment "loose...

Sorry, but I am confused by your comment "loose that sail of a stock 690 Enduro". Are you referring to the stock 690 R front fender, or another piece of the 690 R bodywork?
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 60,555
Posted By gbx2001
Hi Ian Your new 690R Lynx fairing looks great....

Hi Ian
Your new 690R Lynx fairing looks great. A couple of questions:
- will this new setup allow both high beam and low beam on simultaneously?
- what is the total power draw with this setup?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,370
Posted By gbx2001
Windshield - tinted or clear?

I am very interested in buying a Voodoo for my 990 Adventure and would appreciate feedback from inmates on their windshield choices.

Are you happy with the clear screens? Would you buy the clear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,429
Posted By gbx2001
Catfish or not, the replies in this post show me...

Catfish or not, the replies in this post show me that there are a lot of good people on here, that are willing to help others they have never met. I thank all of you for your kind and thoughtful...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By gbx2001
I am also considering removing the ABS on my 2010...

I am also considering removing the ABS on my 2010 Adventure, so please keep us updated. I am tired of the vague brakes, and would appreciate the added room and simplicity.

My first thought was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,847
Posted By gbx2001
I love the idea of a wider ratio transmission,...

I love the idea of a wider ratio transmission, the 690R would certainly benefit from one. I am hopeful to hear feedback from those who install these WR transmissions. I don't have the time or skills...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By gbx2001
I'm travelling, so just have my phone and...

I'm travelling, so just have my phone and mini-iPad for viewing right now, and having trouble getting a good look at your quick-release. Who supplied the QR? I plan to order some and know there are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 352,454
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the feedback. I understand your...

Thanks for the feedback.

I understand your feedback to mean the throttle response is better. How does engine vibration compare after your bikes have been broken in and ridden a few thousand miles...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 352,454
Posted By gbx2001
2009 vs 2014 690R

I would be interested in general feedback from anyone who previously owned a 2009 690R and has updated to the 2014 690R. I owned an '09 690R for 2 years, and tried (generally without success) to fix...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the feedback to date. I have taps for...

Thanks for the feedback to date. I have taps for installation, and am looking for suggestions to replace the top plugs to fill the Gobi panniers with liquid. There has to be a better way ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By gbx2001
Questions regarding filling Gobi Panniers?

When I bought my 2010 990 Adventure (used) it came with a pannier frame (quick detach) and a new set of black Gobi panniers, still in their shipping boxes. The previous owner had even purchased some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,966
Posted By gbx2001
Since 200C = 392F, your oven might have been "a...

Since 200C = 392F, your oven might have been "a tad" hotter than oven temps mentioned in most other posts in this thread. Hope you find a spare headlight assembly cheap!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By gbx2001
My understanding from reading previous posts on...

My understanding from reading previous posts on this topic was that the ECU also needed the VIN from a 2006-08 990 EFI model to ignore the immobilizer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,465
Posted By gbx2001
Nice looking seat. Did you select black leather /...

Nice looking seat. Did you select black leather / black leather for the top and seat? I plan to order a new seat from James for my 990.

[QUOTE=Off Road Ryder;23768009]Ill have to finish the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 36,898
Posted By gbx2001
Nice job!

Hi Ian

The fairing / light assembly looks great.

After I have more feedback to a couple of questions I plan to order this for my 990:
- does the dual USB socket offered have a separate wire...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,012
Posted By gbx2001
Great writeup

I just read through this thread and was very impressed with both the quality of the replacement tank bolts background and replacement write up, and the machined parts look great too. Excellent work!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,481
Posted By gbx2001
Hell yes!

Hell yes!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19,706
Views: 2,272,812
Posted By gbx2001
2014 690R Suspension

I sold my 2009 690R in late 2011 after owning it for three trouble free years and am interested in buying another 690R, possibly a 2014. The 690R has had a number of revisions since I owned mine,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,291
Posted By gbx2001
Since the motor in the 2014 KTM 690 R has been...

Since the motor in the 2014 KTM 690 R has been used in the 690 Duke for the last year (2013) or two, it might be worth checking out a few 690 Duke threads for feedback on what they have done for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,585
Posted By gbx2001
Error Encountered when submitting

Error Encountered when submitting the online survey - despite completing all parts of the survey, I receive an error for
question 1 - What model and year is your bike?

The error message I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 36,898
Posted By gbx2001
Great project refreshing your old bike - thanks...

Great project refreshing your old bike - thanks for creating the thread - you have many good ideas.


A couple of quick questions:

who manufactures the sprocket cover in the first image...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By gbx2001
I vaguely remember one of Flanny's threads where...

I vaguely remember one of Flanny's threads where he installed straps to the inside of the 950 fairings to hold first aid kits and other goodies. I think he used post screws through the fairing to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 352,454
Posted By gbx2001
I went the opposite route 2 years ago, selling my...

I went the opposite route 2 years ago, selling my 2009 690R for a 2010 990 Adventure. I miss the light weight of my 690, but otherwise think I made the right choice for me and the riding I do. I hope...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,387
Posted By gbx2001
This list sounds comprehensive! The only items I...

This list sounds comprehensive! The only items I would add would be:
- plug for exhaust (another inmate mentioned this)
- decent bike cover (they work to keep dirt, grime, condensation and other...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,707
Posted By gbx2001
Any updates?

Hi BMac

Do you have any updates to share. I (like many others) am very interested in your Hella system.

Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,203
Posted By gbx2001
Quotes from other KTM dealers??

Lycan - I am not suggesting you go the dealer route for repairing your bike, but have you received repair quotes from other nearby LC8 qualified dealers (i.e. 2 in Calgary and 1 in Brooks). The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By gbx2001
690 or 990?

When I google KTM part number 76512920000 , the link shows the suitcase carrier system (side luggage racks) for the 690E / R. Were you looking to post this question in the KTM 690 or 990 thread?...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-13-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,982
Posted By gbx2001
Joe Pichler

Joe Pichler, a photographer who has travelled the world on many different KTM models (640 Adventure, 950 Adventure and 990 Adventure), received one of the first 2013 1190R models from the KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,707
Posted By gbx2001
Count me in also - I am very impressed with your...

Count me in also - I am very impressed with your work to date.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,519
Posted By gbx2001
AME Grips

I have not personally tried them but AME heated grips have garnered good ratings in a few magazine reviews. AME grips are clamp on - no glue required.

Take a look on their website www.amegrips.com
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By gbx2001
Thanks for the link ...

Thanks for the link vwboomer - those cables are exactly what I was looking for a few years ago, and could never find. I will order some tonight!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,586
Posted By gbx2001
This will not help your immediate problem but...

This will not help your immediate problem but just thought I would mention a previous thread in Orange Crush where an inmate described "fooling" the immobilizer by picking up a 2nd CPU and inputting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By gbx2001
Question regarding CJ Designs Liquid Storage Tank

When I bought my 2010 990 Adventure last year it included a set of Gobi panniers and KTM (made by SW Motech) quick release pannier frames.
KTM Part No. 60112020000

For future travels CJ's liquid...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By gbx2001
Adventure Spec Bashplate

If you don't yet have a bashplate, Adventure-Spec makes one with room for a Kriega tool roll.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,153
Posted By gbx2001
LED headlight?

When I zoom into the image showing the front view of the #5 bike, it looks like a pair of LED headlights. Of course it could be my old eyes playing tricks on me too, but can anyone confirm these...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By gbx2001
Just curious - is the plastic seat base identical...

Just curious - is the plastic seat base identical for both the standard 990 and "R" 990?

I realize the seat cushion is shaped differently, but am uncertain if the plastic seat base is also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,983
Posted By gbx2001
Congratulations - sharp looking bike! Geek...

Congratulations - sharp looking bike!

Geek started a very useful thread "Welcome new 9x0 owners!) which you may find very beneficial.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=769525
...
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