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Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
I don't know if it's available to the general...

I don't know if it's available to the general market yet. Still enjoying my experiences with the two modules.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Chris actually told me that he chose the MX model...

Chris actually told me that he chose the MX model because the 990 lacked easy access to some feature that was required for the QS and TC models.

Either way, I'm happy the MX model was chosen. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
What do you mean a connections breakdown? You...

What do you mean a connections breakdown? You mean errors in connecting to the module? If so, I have not experienced this yet, and I've tinkered quite a bit.

The cost with the AF unit is higher...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
That's a great price on a full kit. Also,...

That's a great price on a full kit.

Also, nice reference to the German Purity Laws in your signature Michhub.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Their website only shows support up to 2010...

Their website only shows support up to 2010 models. Call in and check with Tech Support. They should be able to answer that for you.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Here's what the software looks like: ...

Here's what the software looks like:

http://www.ridersdiscount.com/forum/bazzaz/bazzaz_performance_z_fi_qs_quick_shifter_ecu_kit_7.jpg

Now, remember that the Z-Fi MX does not have cylinder or...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
They've had items available for the RC8 for quite...

They've had items available for the RC8 for quite a while.

The only way to change maps on the fly is using the software and a laptop. You can save and load maps within the software, so switching...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Oh, and I should add that the software allows you...

Oh, and I should add that the software allows you to create an AFR bin so that it can use the Z-AFM data to calculate new fueling values. This is very nice, because it allows you to target different...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Thanks for the well-wishes guys. It was just a...

Thanks for the well-wishes guys. It was just a mild hairline fracture, so it's healing fairly quickly. I'm back to being able to put weight on the foot, and am fairly mobile. Probably should have...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,790
Posted By the octopus
Cool2 Bazzaz Performance Z-Fi MX and Z-AFM for the KTM 990 Adventure Review

Well, I think it's about time I write a review of the products I had Chris at Bazzaz fit to my 990.

First, a little background on Bazzaz. They are one of the few manufacturers of piggy-back...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,806
Posted By the octopus
Though it took a little while (I was one of the...

Though it took a little while (I was one of the initial preorders on the Juggernaut suit), I'm glad I waited.

The suit just saved my ass big time on a serious tumble a couple days ago. Without it...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 52,981
Posted By the octopus
These boots protected my foot and ankle from a...

These boots protected my foot and ankle from a serious fracture today.

Thanks guys for hooking me up with a solid boot.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
Posted By the octopus
I had a similar concern with the shifting on my...

I had a similar concern with the shifting on my 2010 990R. After taking it to a couple highly-regarded shops, pulling things apart myself, and riding a few other 990's, I've come to terms with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By the octopus
I'll try Bazzaz again. I really don't mind...

I'll try Bazzaz again. I really don't mind dropping the bike off with those guys. Ken, if you'll shoot me a PM on Monday it'll probably help me remember. I assume they're closed over the weekend....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By the octopus
I called Bazzaz 3 times, and each time was told...

I called Bazzaz 3 times, and each time was told that the head of R&D would be in touch. Never heard back from them.

I'll give it a shot again, I guess.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 63,828
Posted By the octopus
Just installed them today. No real difference. ...

Just installed them today. No real difference. Minor decrease in vibration, but not necessarily worth the cost.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,121,668
Posted By the octopus
Finished off the install on the BRP/Scotts...

Finished off the install on the BRP/Scotts sub-mount setup, the ADVMachines fan/bracket, and an HID kit + Euro reflector.

So far I'm very happy with the results. Now to give everything a serious...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,274
Posted By the octopus
I can testify to these bad boys. Got one on the...

I can testify to these bad boys. Got one on the back of my 990 and it rocks out with its cock out.

+1 for a great product!
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,104
Posted By the octopus
E-mail sent on Rekluse + Basket.

E-mail sent on Rekluse + Basket.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,883
Posted By the octopus
e-mail sent.

e-mail sent.
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,168
Posted By the octopus
PM sent for some more!

PM sent for some more!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,743
Posted By the octopus
I'll 2nd this. DDM ships their HID kits direct...

I'll 2nd this. DDM ships their HID kits direct from China, so it's definitely an Asian manufacturer. With that said, I've had their lights on a few different vehicles, beat the shit out of them,...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By the octopus
I requested a seat at the beginning of this month...

I requested a seat at the beginning of this month and was given a build date at the very, very end of August.

They're busy, that's for sure!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By the octopus
Just like that! Can you confirm the 100 x...

Just like that! Can you confirm the 100 x 38/40mm measurement?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By the octopus
Thanks. Soon as I have the setup in hand, I'll...

Thanks. Soon as I have the setup in hand, I'll do a double check.

I'm going to hop on the 15% discount "group buy" over on the Vendor forum to do a serious upgrade to my hand protection.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By the octopus
BRP triple and HDB top clamp

Anybody running the BRP/Scotts sub-mount setup and an HDB top clamp that can give me measurements for the top clamp? Is it the same as stock?

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,486
Posted By the octopus
BRP/Scotts for 990

Do you know if fitment is the same for a BRP/Scotts setup on a 990 Adventure as the stock KTM setup? I don't have the setup yet, but will be purchasing materials from HDB to mate to this equipment.
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,486
Posted By the octopus
I'm in. Interested in top clamp, handguards,...

I'm in. Interested in top clamp, handguards, shields with integrated turn signals, and foldaway mirrors.

Let me know when it's good to go and I'll get my order in.
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By the octopus
I'm in. Took a bit to convince the boss-lady,...

I'm in. Took a bit to convince the boss-lady, but she gave me the thumbs up.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 590,409
Posted By the octopus
Very cool RC plane footage. I've wanted an RC...

Very cool RC plane footage. I've wanted an RC plane for a looooong time, but have never known where to start.

Echo Park, eh? That's where the fiancé's fam lives. We're there almost every...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,022
Posted By the octopus
According to my spreadsheet of every fill-up the...

According to my spreadsheet of every fill-up the bike (2010 KTM 990 Adventure R) has had since new, I'm sitting right at 37.83402 miles per gallon. This is with the stock filter and exhaust. I'm...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,868
Posted By the octopus
Yeah, bummed me out too. Especially considering...

Yeah, bummed me out too. Especially considering I had received my tracking # on April 2nd. Seemed like a loooooong time to wait.

Then it showed up today. It's really high quality gear. Fits...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 590,409
Posted By the octopus
Suggestions!

Anyone have some tips on good offroad areas to ride in East LA County/West Inland Empire? I was up on Glendora Ridge Road this afternoon, and I saw some fire roads that looked like fun. Upon...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 201,808
Posted By the octopus
I ordered a Shoei Hornet DS helmet 2 days ago...

I ordered a Shoei Hornet DS helmet 2 days ago (which was price-matched with a competing vendor) with free ground shipping. I received an e-mail yesterday saying it had been shipped. I was happy to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By the octopus
Good to hear. Thanks guys!

Good to hear. Thanks guys!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By the octopus
Black fluid in/around exhaust?

I let it ride for a while, but now I'm interested enough to bother you guys for answers.

First start in the morning, I've noticed that the left exhaust looks like it has a little bit of black...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By the octopus
FMF Q4 Ti purchase

Well, I've narrowed it down to the Q4 Ti, and I'm ready to pull the trigger.

Naturally, I'm shopping around online for the best deal. I've found a few pretty awesome prices, but the muffler shown...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,868
Posted By the octopus
My tracking info showed up on 4/2. I'm only a...

My tracking info showed up on 4/2. I'm only a couple states south of them. USPS sure is taking its damn time.
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,868
Posted By the octopus
Got my tracking # last weekend too, but no update...

Got my tracking # last weekend too, but no update to the tracking info as of yet. I'm hoping that's just USPS being slow, and my package will show up on the quick.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By the octopus
My 990R runs similarly hot. I've also wondered...

My 990R runs similarly hot. I've also wondered if this is right or not.

I usually sit at 6 bars on the highway with ambient temperatures of 75F or so. When it gets hotter, it can easily get hot...
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