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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By marcwestbmw
Heat didn't say specifically.

Heat didn't say specifically.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By marcwestbmw
Inner clutch cover cracked?

Has anyone run into a problem with the inner clutch cover cracking around the bearing seat while doing the waterpump bearing? The KTM tech told me it must have had a hairline crack. When he installed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,240
Posted By marcwestbmw
I used to love my SIDI Disco's until I ended up...

I used to love my SIDI Disco's until I ended up with my leg under the bike. The passenger peg mount did a number on me. I now wear SIDI Crossfire SRS's. I can wear these all day and never think about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By marcwestbmw
Mine have two L ish shaped brackets that fit on...

Mine have two L ish shaped brackets that fit on the upper mounts. Looks like they would bolt to the existing headlight support.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,183
Posted By marcwestbmw
Windex. Slippery, dries fast, no fuss, no muss.

Windex. Slippery, dries fast, no fuss, no muss.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 372,401
Posted By marcwestbmw
Here's a couple of my new to me SMT. I like it....

Here's a couple of my new to me SMT. I like it. But, it's too nice to really motard it. I hate to get it dirty. :D

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b202/marcwestbmw/image_zps3572b530.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By marcwestbmw
Side stand switch is off and wired together. But,...

Side stand switch is off and wired together. But, I haven't check it since I did the torque limiter. Hmmm.....which was right before this all started.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By marcwestbmw
Coughing & sputtering in the rough stuff

2006 950 ADV S, 10,000 miles

Started the bike one day after it had been sitting for 3 weeks (ethanol fuel in the tanks). Fuel poured out of the carb vent for a seconds. Bike subsequently ran...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 185,272
Posted By marcwestbmw
That's ironic. I missed out on an 950 SE. So, I...

That's ironic. I missed out on an 950 SE. So, I picked up a 2010 990 SMT. I will have an SE at some point in the near future. I'll be enjoying the SMT this fall. Time for a Deal's Gap run.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 372,401
Posted By marcwestbmw
Makes me feel better about the 2010 SMT I have...

Makes me feel better about the 2010 SMT I have coming.:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 372,401
Posted By marcwestbmw
I'm curious myself. I have a 2010 990 SMT being...

I'm curious myself. I have a 2010 990 SMT being shipped to me this week. :clap I have a Adv S that I run a 606/908 combo on. It's fine on and off road. I may try a Pirelli MT60 upfront and a TKC on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,215
Posted By marcwestbmw
Beautiful! No really. Beautiful!

Beautiful! No really. Beautiful!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,578
Posted By marcwestbmw
You run a stock carb on the XR650? How about...

You run a stock carb on the XR650? How about exhaust, cam, etc. ever wear your arse out kicking it after a dump? My point being all bikes have their quirks. If you pass on a 950, that's OK. It just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,578
Posted By marcwestbmw
My riding buddy has always been an XR man. 600's...

My riding buddy has always been an XR man. 600's then 650's. I convinced him to buy a 950 Super Enduro after I purchased a 950 AdvS. Best decisions we ever made. We both love our bikes. He rides his...
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 89,580
Posted By marcwestbmw
Both the high and the low offroad. The spread...

Both the high and the low offroad. The spread isn't wide enough. Btw, this after I pulled the grill. It made nasty shadows. On the road the high is fine. The low is lacking.
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 89,580
Posted By marcwestbmw
OK,one last question. I have a Touratech DE/Xenon...

OK,one last question. I have a Touratech DE/Xenon on my KTM 950 Adv S. Have you guys mounted any lights in one of these setups? The combo is great on the road. But, I need more light offroad.
...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 89,580
Posted By marcwestbmw
Ok. 2002 KTM 520exc, Trail Tech 100W DC stator....

Ok. 2002 KTM 520exc, Trail Tech 100W DC stator. What's the best way to run with my dimmer switch? Can I just run a 1500 as the low and a 3600 for high? What's the advantage of running your dimmer...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,375
Posted By marcwestbmw
If you are really going on an adventure, I...

If you are really going on an adventure, I suggest the Sidi Crossfires. More protection than most boots and 14 hour long comfort. I have some Discovery's. But after crashing my bike on my calf and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By marcwestbmw
Sold some 950SE's, 600 miles, as new, wheels,...

Sold some 950SE's, 600 miles, as new, wheels, tires, rotors, no sprocket carrier, for $950. Been looking for a set of Adventures.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 65,722
Posted By marcwestbmw
Little Brother with as big a tank.:D ...

Little Brother with as big a tank.:D

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b202/marcwestbmw/bigtank004.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By marcwestbmw
Hey Scott's Performance, good job, taking care of...

Hey Scott's Performance, good job, taking care of customers, both retail and wholesale. You'll keep getting my business. I have two now. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By marcwestbmw
. That's what I'm finding out...and yes they...

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That's what I'm finding out...and yes they look cool. I was trying to figure a way I could put some gold old copy of maps on there. Just seems a waste of primo dash space.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By marcwestbmw
Road book holder ??

Does anyone actually use these? It looks cool with previous owner;s chart from Erzberg. But. I haven't found a use for it, since I'm not much for roll charts.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,914
Posted By marcwestbmw
Nice report. Headed out in October. I'm sucking...

Nice report. Headed out in October. I'm sucking up all the info I can right now.:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By marcwestbmw
Too easy, Thanks.

Too easy, Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By marcwestbmw
Single Akropovic can question?

Are the left and right cans interchangeable? Are the Adventure and the SE cans interchangeable?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By marcwestbmw
Are there any bars with more sweep?:norton

Are there any bars with more sweep?:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,039
Posted By marcwestbmw
Does this mean the carb vent house are going back...

Does this mean the carb vent house are going back into the airbox?
Just trying to learn something here.
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By marcwestbmw
Gotta a little support in NE Oklahoma if needed....

Gotta a little support in NE Oklahoma if needed. My riding Bro' lives there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,927
Posted By marcwestbmw
I did the same thing. But, I don't remember the...

I did the same thing. But, I don't remember the link count. I ran the dirt wheel way up in the swing arm and the motard way back. Same chain. I know this doesn't help much. But, at least you know it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,844
Posted By marcwestbmw
My Dunlop 606 front does the same thing around 95...

My Dunlop 606 front does the same thing around 95 on asphalt. A little squirrelly when you cross the centerline.:evil
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By marcwestbmw
Looks like I need a disc then. Dang it. Anyone...

Looks like I need a disc then. Dang it. Anyone have a spare or a copy? :evil
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-30-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By marcwestbmw
Question Roads and Rec question

I have Roads and Rec on my computer. I want to put it on my laptop. But,
I let a friend borrow my disc. Do I have to get another disc? Will the newer Map Source open it? Any help is appreciated.
Forum: Face plant 06-17-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,136
Posted By marcwestbmw
Glad you're OK. Had the same deal with a cow, at...

Glad you're OK. Had the same deal with a cow, at a little higher speed. Same results. Boots and gloves ever since. But, that was in 1985. Hate to think how it would feel at 49 years old, not to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By marcwestbmw
Point of reference. I bought a set of new 950 SE...

Point of reference. I bought a set of new 950 SE take offs complete with, wheels, tires, discs, cush drive, and sprocket. I paid $700 plus shipping.I thought that was a pretty spiffy deal.:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30,569
Views: 2,326,066
Posted By marcwestbmw
Hmmmmmmm......3rd outa three ain't bad. You...

Hmmmmmmm......3rd outa three ain't bad. You started and finished and got on the podium. Good job.:D
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 55,083
Posted By marcwestbmw
Count me in please. I have a set on my KTM 950A....

Count me in please. I have a set on my KTM 950A. I need to raise the bars either by riser or bar bend. Running Renthal 608 Fatbar now. 3.75 rise.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By marcwestbmw
Rear no. Front, yes. Single rotor though.

Rear no. Front, yes. Single rotor though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By marcwestbmw
Pics please.:freaky

Pics please.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By marcwestbmw
I just let the bike heat up a bit. Then pull them...

I just let the bike heat up a bit. Then pull them out. No fuss. No muss.
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