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Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 850,472
Posted By scottmctag
then and now

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4903.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10,483
Views: 3,442,834
Posted By scottmctag
i Don't Own A Car !

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4614.jpg

2006 KTM 950 adv (this is my everyday bike when I'm home)

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 222,739
Posted By scottmctag
Sc02 mct

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4520.jpg

its harder to get related plates in the " 51st state " (some are really cryptic ) so here is my effort SC02 MCT = Scott McT
On...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10,483
Views: 3,442,834
Posted By scottmctag
Today in the desert Qatar

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4901.jpg


I have built a bike that has way better capability ! than my ability ! :eek1 2011 KTM 530 exc Factory edition (modified)
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,105,247
Posted By scottmctag
less temp MORE BETTER

OK since I have done the Water pump enlargement / Samco therm bypass / wetter water in the system the bike is running 10 or so degrees F lower according to the Pro circuit temp strip ( down from 193...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By scottmctag
KTM rider says find an XR !

First bike...........
Find an XR.................That's all I have to say about that:thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 378,798
Posted By scottmctag
KTM 950 adv Milford Haven Wales

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Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,105,247
Posted By scottmctag
Thank You Everyone

I would just like to say a BIG Thank You to all the contributors and pioneers of this thread.......... You know who you are and two in particular Neduro & HG ..... for making it easy for me to build...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By scottmctag
Thumper. Enduro/Baja Bike prep advice ?

EVENTS

I am entering in a couple of events here in Qatar, the 1st being an enduro race 7 km lap 30 minutes + 1 lap two races on 10/11th Feb and the 2nd being a Baja style event of 250km with a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-20-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,854
Posted By scottmctag
ktm

HeY !
DD I like your style good choices :clap
What do you need second hand or new. Road legal or pure dirt ?
I can keep an ear to the ground...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 850,472
Posted By scottmctag
2011 ktm 530 exc Factory edition

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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,854
Posted By scottmctag
Get a visa for oman ?

Visit Oman........... or Qatar inland sea & back...???? :p3rry



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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,054
Posted By scottmctag
See how lucky

Here is Qatar .................. :huh

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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,054
Posted By scottmctag
check this Oman is cool

YOU ARE THE LUCKY ONES ...............................



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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,854
Posted By scottmctag
Oman is way cooler !

Thanks for your input Oman Biker ( at first I thought you were doing 60 mph when you broke your collar bone :muutt ....... :D but you are way more amazing than that :clap....... go on ......:rilla...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,854
Posted By scottmctag
Qatar exposed

I have a KTM 530 exc Factory edition (new and only worked on by me all extras and good parts imported)
I have been here for 5 months, but have lived and rode all over
BUYING
I am on my 2nd bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,538
Posted By scottmctag
here

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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By scottmctag
mmmh ! no one knows engine temps ?

Round, like a circle in a spiral
Like a wheel within a wheel.
Never ending or beginning,
On an ever spinning wheel
Like a snowball down a mountain
Or a carnaval balloon
Like a carousell that's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By scottmctag
KTM 530 exc PRO CIRCUIT THERMO/TEMP STRIPS

Anyone using these pro circuit Thermostrips ? I am going to buy these...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By scottmctag
Bing !

I've got it all figured out now
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By scottmctag
New KTM 530 exc Factory edition ?

fuck it i will figure it out myself !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,223
Posted By scottmctag
Wish it was

It aint me I wish it was !!!! It is a journey I would love to do I was in Oman in 2007 for a year with no bike I did some of it in a Toyota hilux all the time wishing I had my bike with me, but I am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,294
Posted By scottmctag
Question dimensions... please help !!

Can someone do me a favour and tell me the height + width + length of my 950 adventure with the wind screen removed as I have a shipping company in the UK who is going to ship my bike for me to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,223
Posted By scottmctag
Oman 2011

WHAT AN AMAZING RIDE FROM THESE 2 GUYS Check it out !!!!<iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/26365311?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="400" height="265" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,454
Posted By scottmctag
EXCellent thread H&S

What an EXCellent thread Haknslash not only telling of the good bits but the bad parts and head wrecking too I like the raw honesty I think we have all at some point when it goes a little hay wire...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,454
Posted By scottmctag
Awe right !

Alright Enecosse,
Is your bike road registered ?
I am waiting on my RP so I can finalise the deal I have been here for three months but they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,454
Posted By scottmctag
Thanks for opinions and ideas

This is an excellent website always someone to help or assist got it sorted now it is a Factory edition and yes they threw bling on the thing to shift it but it does sit way taller than the 2011...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,454
Posted By scottmctag
530 exc What model is it Trick bits and all

OK guys here is the story I am working and living in Qatar at the moment and thinking of buying a 2011 model 530 exc new from the dealer here the price is a little high but since I am limited to what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By scottmctag
tyres/tires

IMHO it is a bad thing to mix sports bike tires due to the front and rear being developed to heat up at the same time and perform at similar grip levels where as off road biased, dirt bike and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By scottmctag
replace your pump seal man !

I recently had similar problem the water may not show in the oil until you replace a substantial amount of water through continually topping up ( 3 to 4 litres in my case ) and even then when I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,957
Posted By scottmctag
Fim metzler 6 days endurance

Using MCE karoo2........ - points mileage is bad (low) and so is cupping, heavy steering when worn ! + points good manners on/off road wet or dry

Was thinking TKC 80.........

Is ... ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,304
Posted By scottmctag
duck tape

Yeah sorry for not being as informative as I could be but time and memories are fading :tb small amount duck tape and ramp the wing nut tight it doesn't move wobble or vibrate I think that's been 2...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By scottmctag
Did 525 vxgb

D.I.D 525 VXGB x-ring 118 Links renthal or jt front & Stealth rear sprockets with a 3 finger gap chain adjustment from the bolt on the swing arm works for me !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By scottmctag
Leather Patch works best for me

Dont know what riding gear you are using ? it dont matter anyway
So what I always do is get hold of welders TIG glove ( or similar ) cut of the sleeve part off and open it up and you end up with a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By scottmctag
Update on water pump failure ! + Thanks

Dumped oil & filter, filter was straight oil was coffee rode the bitch 120 miles and didn't use any water (mmmh strange) any way went into a garage to fuel up and have a break.......

Get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,916
Posted By scottmctag
So far

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4607.jpg
http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww228/scottmctag/IMG_4617-1.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,304
Posted By scottmctag
I think I remember now

It was some time ago....... but..... I think I reversed the bracket part judging by the photo. :gerg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,304
Posted By scottmctag
I fitted it with ram mount !

Sorry dont have pic (i am lazzzzzzzzzzzzzzy sometimes )
I fitted mines using the afore mentioned bracket and the original ram mount that came with my Garmin 550 :evil

OK here is pic...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By scottmctag
good thinking

I like the sound of that (good thinking) and I may even be able to get hold of a new oil filter ?
Cheap oil will do the trick. will it ? I normally use expensive but if its getting tossed and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By scottmctag
bottom end rebuild No Thanks

Right so how far without doing a bottom end rebuild ?
What are you guys doing about flushing the gunk out of the engine after getting home ?
Should I remove the oil filter ?
or get recovered by...
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