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Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By ElJorgio
Joining the club

looks like i'll be joining the club and installing a Mosfet. Submerged most of the bike under water and immediately started having problems, replaced the relay after that took a dump, but the bike's...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By ElJorgio
this looks great, thanks for posting the set-up....

this looks great, thanks for posting the set-up. Looks like I will go your route. A few months ago I submerged the entire bike under water, well, 90% of it. The bike hasn't been the same since then....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-10-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 95,307
Posted By ElJorgio
True story! ...

True story!

http://adventuresofeljorgio.smugmug.com/Adventure-Travel/KTM990ADV/i-wPhNKb5/0/L/klrcop-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 229,348
Posted By ElJorgio
great...i should have asked earlier.....April is...

great...i should have asked earlier.....April is here! How easy would it be for someone to hook me up with a bike out there? Are outsiders welcome?
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 229,348
Posted By ElJorgio
Russian off-road challenge 2012?

is this ride happening again this year? If so, what's the scoop on it?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-29-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,333,320
Posted By ElJorgio
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3!

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By ElJorgio
thanks guys! I am going to have to do the...

thanks guys! I am going to have to do the measurement pointed out by kirb so that i know which resistor to get. I am running a 2004 950 wiring harness on the 990.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By ElJorgio
new LED blinkers...help

just installed some aftermarket LED blinkers on my 990 (carbs, 950 wiring harness). The blinkers won't work, they will light up but will not blink. They will work if you allow the + and - cables to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 51,040
Posted By ElJorgio
[/QUOTE]If I am looking for a quick get away I...

[/QUOTE]If I am looking for a quick get away I would bring a car with a driver and have him keep the engine running :D[/QUOTE]
:poser
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 51,040
Posted By ElJorgio
i have had my shorai for about a year now, half...

i have had my shorai for about a year now, half of that time the bike was apart and the battery sitting in the garage unused. After putting the bike back together the battery worked right away, if...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,638
Posted By ElJorgio
I installed a fan shroud on the Head2wind kit,...

I installed a fan shroud on the Head2wind kit, just ordered the same shroud as the other side. It is easy to modify and fits perfectly, it redirects the hot air toward the outside beautifully. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,795
Posted By ElJorgio
Excellent video, love the comment about the crash...

Excellent video, love the comment about the crash bars being a deterrent to maintenance.
I have CJ's pump rebuilt kit, so far so good! I have bought all kinds of stuff from CJ and I am happy with...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By ElJorgio
Raising front of KTM 9X0

I thought it would be helpful to some if i posted a video of how i raise the front of my KTM in order to burp the cooling system.



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Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By ElJorgio
i have it, it's worth the money.

i have it, it's worth the money.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By ElJorgio
rode the bike around today and it appears it was...

rode the bike around today and it appears it was just moisture that had gotten into the engine while things were exposed to the environment. The cloudiness and milkiness is no longer appearing. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By ElJorgio
glad you got the box, thanks Bill! I rode the...

glad you got the box, thanks Bill!
I rode the bike to work for the first time today and will ride it around town for the rest of day to see if it clears up. I still haven't burped the system...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,116
Posted By ElJorgio
you referring to the carb vent hoses? I guess...

you referring to the carb vent hoses? I guess that's easy enough, specially since i have access to them under the airbox. I'll do that.
Question, i have the vacuum pump set up just like BillyD did...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By ElJorgio
Butcher job, paranoia, or wait and see?

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Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,359
Posted By ElJorgio
i just finished converting my 990 to carbs and...

i just finished converting my 990 to carbs and fitted a vacuum pump, so far so good. I put the pump on the back of the airbox. It's a rather simple instal....i have a fuel line going from my left...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19,033
Views: 7,782,894
Posted By ElJorgio
California is a beautiful state...but you'd have...

California is a beautiful state...but you'd have to pay me to live there for all of the just mentioned reasons! Can't even buy stuff from Cali over the interwebs without paying Cali tax :(
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-18-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,029
Posted By ElJorgio
route advise

hi there folks!
Think i might finally have the KTM put back together this weekend and was thinking on taking off on a 4 day trip on it during the turkey festivities. I was thinking an off road...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By ElJorgio
I second the burping the bike by lifting the...

I second the burping the bike by lifting the front as much as possible. If 99x is not burped right and all the air taken out of system the bike might/will puke coolant all over the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,289
Posted By ElJorgio
your right to left gas tank crossover line is...

your right to left gas tank crossover line is down there, but you also have oil lines crossing over in that area. I don't believe there are any drainage/vent lines in that area. The difference...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,116
Posted By ElJorgio
Awesome! surely i'll be fiddling with this some...

Awesome! surely i'll be fiddling with this some and i just want to ride it for a bit before i go ahead and put in the cams. Can't wait to see what turns out when you put in those SD cams. Looking...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,116
Posted By ElJorgio
990 reborn

my 990 is finally up and running again after 5 months of being under construction. I haven't finished putting her all back together but she ran for the first time tonight, reborn with carbs, vacuum...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,333,320
Posted By ElJorgio
the 990 ran for the first time after a 5 month...

the 990 ran for the first time after a 5 month hibernation period, she was reborn with a set of carbs, vacuum fuel pump, no ABS, dual fans, valve adjustment, water pump rebuild, a thorough cleaning...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,116
Posted By ElJorgio
i should have the carbs in and the bike running...

i should have the carbs in and the bike running by end of this weekend.
Guess i am gonna have to start looking for a set of 950 cams, can't wait to get all this done and just ride the crap out of it.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,116
Posted By ElJorgio
I am about to finish up my conversion to carbs,...

I am about to finish up my conversion to carbs, this thread has been very helpful. If anyone is looking for ABS,fuel injection, and other misc. items...my stuff is up for grabs.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-02-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,503
Posted By ElJorgio
great stuff!

I just recently acquired a 636 to ride while i was tearing down and working on a project on my 990 adv. Never rode a street bike before this one, at first it was awkward but the bike has grown on me...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-18-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 140,559
Posted By ElJorgio
2000 Dodge Ram 5.2 V8 2WD

$6,000 OBO, all reasonable offers will be considered. Don’t be afraid to ask.
Gainesville, Florida


Mechanics


This is the sale of a 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2 Liter V8, 2WD, 117,000...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 790,955
Posted By ElJorgio
this is some good stuff guys, after much thought...

this is some good stuff guys, after much thought i am starting to realize that there can be a happy compromise. As i heard in a movie once, you can do both, set roots and have wings :D!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,333,320
Posted By ElJorgio
reassembling bike

During the past few weeks i stripped the bike down to engine, frame, and sub frame as part of my 990 carbformation. Last night i finished putting the water pump back together and started routing the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-14-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,029
Posted By ElJorgio
had an awesome time guys, thanks! Rich,...

had an awesome time guys, thanks!
Rich, thanks once again!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-11-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,029
Posted By ElJorgio
how can i resist such an offer? I am in :clap! ...

how can i resist such an offer? I am in :clap!
I think i might add in a little surfing on Sunday morning :D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-10-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,029
Posted By ElJorgio
been a while since i have hung out with you guys,...

been a while since i have hung out with you guys, took apart the KTM to do my carbformation and haven't put it back together yet.
It's shocking to hear about Dave, he always seems bigger than life...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-28-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,480
Views: 334,230
Posted By ElJorgio
i'll be getting this one after work, and posting...

i'll be getting this one after work, and posting the new one!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,333,320
Posted By ElJorgio
I am removing those nuts 'cause i need to remove...

I am removing those nuts 'cause i need to remove the time wheel and put in the 950 timing wheel, converting my 990 to carbs.
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Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,011
Views: 2,333,320
Posted By ElJorgio
990 Carbformation

About three weeks ago I began my 990 Carbformation project, disassembled the bike
http://adventuresofeljorgio.smugmug.com/Adventure-Mechanics/GreaseMonkey/i-jRGCDCd/0/M/DSC6509-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By ElJorgio
took bridge to machine shop and had two of the...

took bridge to machine shop and had two of the threads re-tapped and re-threaded....as good as new...i think!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By ElJorgio
i used helicoils, it would have worked just fine...

i used helicoils, it would have worked just fine had we drilled deep enough. Now they'll have to be drilled out and re-done. Since these are just the valve cover threads I am not overly concerned...
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