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Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 07-05-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 821,880
Posted By Jdeks
KTM 950 Owners Manual + Docs Bag.

Essential for any 950 owner :freaky

One genuine 2004 KTM 950 Adventure Owners Manual. Outlines critical information such as aerodynamic mirror angles, headlight fluid specifications and the...
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 07-04-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 821,880
Posted By Jdeks
Pacsafe 85L bag protector

Pacsafe Mesh bag protector.

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_20150705_161743_zpsuzofg1vx.jpg

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Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 07-04-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 821,880
Posted By Jdeks
MLD Cricket 1.5 person tarp shelter

Chirp chirp. Sellin' my cricket.

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_20140820_120739_zpsc8a9g2eu.jpg

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jdeks
Gold. Interesting. Keep 'em coming. :freaky

Gold. Interesting.

Keep 'em coming. :freaky
Forum: Australia 06-26-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,951
Posted By Jdeks
Rightyo LC8 gurus: My 115 000km 950 is...

Rightyo LC8 gurus:

My 115 000km 950 is showing some small signs of age, but nothing conclusive. Leakdown tests are good but I have to decide if now is the time to do the full head rebuild, or fix...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jdeks
I've had 3 leakdowns done now, spread over a...

I've had 3 leakdowns done now, spread over a period of a few months, both with engine hot and cold, each time showing very good results.


Keep the stories coming....
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,911
Posted By Jdeks
Finally got around to seeing this at the cinemas...

Finally got around to seeing this at the cinemas over here. About $3 a head, so why not?

Gotta say, I want my $3 back.

I know I'm in the minority but I can't really get why everyone's nuts over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Jdeks
When did your 9*0 need top end work?

Righto, so I'm looking for some data from people who've had to do top end refresh work on their 9*0's.

For those of you out there who've had to do top end work, at what km did you need it, and...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Jdeks
Yeah i chatted with him last year....IIRC he got...

Yeah i chatted with him last year....IIRC he got a wrecked SM and parted out the other bits, got the end costs own to a bit over a grand I think?

Tempting, but I dont remember where he got it, and...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Jdeks
Who here's bought a used 950/990 engine?

I'm investigating my options for a refresh of my old faithful and 950, even though I've not really ridden it in over a year.

One of those options is to skip the rebuild entirely and just get a new...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 82,170
Posted By Jdeks
Neil, you didn't already have any candidates for...

Neil, you didn't already have any candidates for this role in mind, did you? :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jdeks
You be careful making offers like that, I'll take...

You be careful making offers like that, I'll take you up on them!!

I knew I'm not the only open filter fan out there.:evil
Forum: Australia 06-13-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
I would think the responses themselves answer...

I would think the responses themselves answer that :lol3

Lots of helpful information out of both. The Australian thread has produced much advice on welding in general and a few productive PMs, the...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Talk amongst yourselves, folks - we'll get back...

Talk amongst yourselves, folks - we'll get back to theory of welding shortly.





Hipster? You're the one with the 'Guzzi.:deal

Is that a recent shot? I hear the snow's pretty deep already.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Gotta weld my header pipe first. Raincheck? ...

Gotta weld my header pipe first. Raincheck?

I like the new profile pic.
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Maybe I should get a new one made of aluminium...

Maybe I should get a new one made of aluminium then?

It would be lighter.....
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Do you even ride bikes any more? :lol3

Do you even ride bikes any more? :lol3
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,153
Posted By Jdeks
http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120526220410/...

http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120526220410/disney/images/f/f1/Statler-and-waldorf.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
So if I'm reading this right, if I weld the crack...

So if I'm reading this right, if I weld the crack up, my bike will no longer allign itself to north?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
Nope. In my experience the E-09 isn't bad in...

Nope. In my experience the E-09 isn't bad in clay. Offers good drive and braking. Clears the tread well. Obviously won't give you the same lateral grip as a full-on enduro knobby, but if you're...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Can I use your shed? :evil

Can I use your shed? :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
Hm, (edit, saw you clarfied they were dakars)...

Hm, (edit, saw you clarfied they were dakars) how much highway transit was involved? I've burned E 09 D's in 3000 miles before but I was flogging it on the hard top, and that absolutely will eat...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
I guess everyone has their own preference as to...

I guess everyone has their own preference as to what tire gives the results they like, but I personally don't agree with this. I've tried both in the same terrain and found the E-07to be miles less...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
Yeah, I had a long chat with one of the...

Yeah, I had a long chat with one of the distributors here in Aus about this. He was absolutely adamant the Dakar also has a harder compound. I've never found anything in writing suggesting this...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,853
Posted By Jdeks
Not much to tell - went hiking, dogs were hungry,...

Not much to tell - went hiking, dogs were hungry, I had lunch plans elsewhere and convinced them to reschedule.

As for hammocks, I've not used them much myself but growing health problems are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
Thats the Dakar variant, mind you. Much harder...

Thats the Dakar variant, mind you. Much harder compound. Bit of an unsual tire, in that 500km of riding like an idiot on gravel, it'll wear less than 500km of cruising on a highway. SO I wouldn't...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
How does one clean the inside of the pipe...

How does one clean the inside of the pipe sufficiently?

It ins't stainless, just plain ol chrome steel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Jdeks
30 000 miles and a lot of water and mines still...

30 000 miles and a lot of water and mines still fine. If the seal is good and the vent line high, it should be fine.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jdeks
My go-to tire. Can't find anything else that...

My go-to tire. Can't find anything else that performs as well as it does with the mileage it offers. Get the 'Dakar' variant with the hard compound. Usually get 3-4000 miles out of a rear, lasts...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 24,457
Posted By Jdeks
+1 Its an area with heritage and the race...

+1

Its an area with heritage and the race alone has environmental impact issues.

Drunk yobbos wrecking the place is bad enough but when they start threatening people who pull them up for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,636
Posted By Jdeks
http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/oh-shi.gif

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/oh-shi.gif
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jdeks
mousitsas - epic post. Thanks for the detailed...

mousitsas - epic post. Thanks for the detailed explanation. :clap

Can I clarify a few points?



Right, so you're saying that when you're already up at speed, trying to accelerate a heavy bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jdeks
Well, it takes me less than 15 minutes to do a...

Well, it takes me less than 15 minutes to do a complete jet swap with the ITG. I guess we all have different levels of patience, but I call 15 minutes a long time to be faffing about.




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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jdeks
We're all entitled to our opinions, but I...

We're all entitled to our opinions, but I respectfully have to ask, how did you come to those conclusions?

Removing the snorkel and airbox cover alone is more spannerwork than foam setup (around...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Jdeks
Afirm - 04 vintage 950 with 100 k on the clock. ...

Afirm - 04 vintage 950 with 100 k on the clock.

I'm sure a welder worth their salt knows how to do it properly, but if the pipe's old enough to crack in the first place, isn't it just gonna crack...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jdeks
Welding cracked headers - re-failure rate?

Looking for some data to settle a debate on repairing hairline cracks in header pipes.

Simplest and cheapest solution seems to be to get em welded up, but I can't help but think this just induces...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Jdeks
Welding cracked headers - re-failure rate?

Looking for some data to settle a debate on repairing hairline cracks in header pipes.

Simplest and cheapest solution seems to be to get em welded up, but I can't help but think this just induces...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jdeks
Do it. Do it, do it, do it do it doitdoitDOIT. ...

Do it. Do it, do it, do it do it doitdoitDOIT.

Do it.

I was so angry at myself for not doing it sooner and wasting all that time and money trying to jet with the airbox, I almost wanted to do...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jdeks
Seems that feedback on this year's course is...

Seems that feedback on this year's course is already having an impact - someones leaked the provisional layout for next years race. (http://homepage.ntlworld.com/andrew.lipson/escher/relativity.jpg)
Forum: Australia 06-07-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jdeks
This is getting a bit pointless, really.

This is getting a bit pointless, really.
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