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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Chewy750
what's a half full tank got to do with eyes? or...

what's a half full tank got to do with eyes? or do you mean optimist?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Chewy750
I put a relay in, just in case......

I put a relay in, just in case......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,881
Posted By Chewy750
Nope, no space behind the lock - mine has...

Nope, no space behind the lock - mine has rokstraps in there......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By Chewy750
Welcome, before you do anything just get out...

Welcome, before you do anything just get out there and use it!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Chewy750
Bike can't calculate consumption as there is no...

Bike can't calculate consumption as there is no tank gauge, you can fit a flowmeter etc to calculate, there is nothing fitted as standard that would allow you to do what you want. (caveat: to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Chewy750
As your first question was about fitting in a...

As your first question was about fitting in a suitcase, then I would suggest it would, BA's carry on bag size is 22in x 18in x 10in and the weight isn't a problem so in theory you should get both in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Chewy750
no problem, happy to help:clap

no problem, happy to help:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Chewy750
have you had the tanks off for any work?

have you had the tanks off for any work?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Chewy750
ok, these are rough sizes (difficult to measure...

ok, these are rough sizes (difficult to measure accurately whilst on the bike), so if we look side on at the basically triangular shape, the bottom flat length is 390mm, the top length from the pivot...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Chewy750
what actual sizes do you need, if I get a chance...

what actual sizes do you need, if I get a chance I shall measure mine tonight.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Chewy750
Not sure, but if you go on their website and look...

Not sure, but if you go on their website and look at the parts in the shop they actually give you all the sizes for the toolbox, there is nothing for the plate, but it won't be much bigger than the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Chewy750
Just don't ride it whilst snorkelling:D

Just don't ride it whilst snorkelling:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 2,671,348
Posted By Chewy750
Wow, that's bright, but it works.

Wow, that's bright, but it works.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Chewy750
Yes, a flat battery can cause problems, I have...

Yes, a flat battery can cause problems, I have had a number of 'odd' codes after a flat battery that you would think are not related - try resetting in tunecu and if they clear and remain gone, don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Chewy750
Daft question, did you clear the codes with...

Daft question, did you clear the codes with tunecu? Did they return?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Chewy750
5-4 is secondary air valve Short circuit to...

5-4 is secondary air valve Short circuit to ground / positive or interruption bike continues to run, I assume this would be the SAS valve at the back of the airbox.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Chewy750
The manual doesn't record what 63 would be the...

The manual doesn't record what 63 would be the closest is 65 (eeprom error), does the bike still run normally?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Chewy750
To be honest, you could just buy a couple of...

To be honest, you could just buy a couple of decent waterproof connectors and make your own cables up, cutting off the croc clamps and putting a connector in there place.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Chewy750
Yes, the antigravity microstart, excellent bit of...

Yes, the antigravity microstart, excellent bit of kit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Chewy750
Depends on how free flowing your pipes are an...

Depends on how free flowing your pipes are an what air filters you have, if you fit aftermarket pipes and keep the baffle in with stock filters then you will be there or there abouts (same flow in,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By Chewy750
It was stock on the 950 and some of the early...

It was stock on the 950 and some of the early 990's, but my late 07 990 came with the EU always on lights, no RH handlebar switch.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Chewy750
could be, I checked the parts fiches for the 07...

could be, I checked the parts fiches for the 07 bikes and they showed the same part numbers for the fork parts, so I assumed everything would be the same. The supplied bolts for the sensor were too...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Chewy750
Cut some new screws to the right length all...

Cut some new screws to the right length all fitted and good, as you say the disc bolts are close to the sensor, but hey they don't hit it. Thanks for the help, sorry no piss taking option available....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Chewy750
Its the correct sensor, as are the screws, all...

Its the correct sensor, as are the screws, all according to the part now (all the same apparently) but the screws are about 5 mm too long, so I am just going to cut some other m4 screw I have to suit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Chewy750
ABS Removal - Question

HI, just completed an ABS removal on a 07, when I tried to fit the new speedo sensor to the left fork, the screws appear to be too long, even though they are the correct part no. This leaves the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-10-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Chewy750
Ally plate on the inside is OK as that just...

Ally plate on the inside is OK as that just reduces the flex of the aluminium - TT actually sell these themselves. I think that adding the nuts/bolts and washers on the bottom mounts may make the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Chewy750
Potential issue if you fix too rigidly is that on...

Potential issue if you fix too rigidly is that on impact you will transfer the force to the subframe (an or pannier frames) and cause more expensive damage.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,358
Posted By Chewy750
Er you can do it with tune ECU, dead simple.

Er you can do it with tune ECU, dead simple.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,270
Posted By Chewy750
2007, akra's, baffles in,standard map, SAS...

2007, akra's, baffles in,standard map, SAS removed - commuting as low as 35 to the gallon (imperial gallon), loaded up over distance between 45 - 50 mpg motorway speeds (70+)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Chewy750
Oil leak is probably the clutch cover o'ring, you...

Oil leak is probably the clutch cover o'ring, you can take the cover off once or twice and get away without replacing, but eventually this will weep, I know this from experience, easy and cheap fix....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By Chewy750
950 and 990 kits are the same, the difference is...

950 and 990 kits are the same, the difference is which vacuum connection you use, on the 990 it is the lhs of the throttle boddies and on the 950 it is on the rhs of the carbs. The easiest to get to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Chewy750
Don't get such a hang upon the oil, any good...

Don't get such a hang upon the oil, any good quality fully synthetic 10W-50 oil will do, been using Silkolene 4T in mine since I got it, no problems at all.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,028
Posted By Chewy750
Any of the bluetooth intercom systems (Scala,...

Any of the bluetooth intercom systems (Scala, Interphone etc) will work with music/radio/phone/satnav et al, on the condition you buy one of the higher end units. They work OK and don't have wires to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Chewy750
Erm, since when do men read the manual before...

Erm, since when do men read the manual before they bust something? The manual is only there for emergencies, surely?:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chewy750
Saw them on a trumpet 800 that was over for the...

Saw them on a trumpet 800 that was over for the MGP, they were bright and looked pretty effective.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By Chewy750
Just lapping the valves in shouldn't cause that...

Just lapping the valves in shouldn't cause that much of a difference, nor should there be that much wear and anyway it would be there before you did the work anyway! Just a thought, you haven't put...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Chewy750
Hi, have you just refitted crash bars? If so you...

Hi, have you just refitted crash bars? If so you have probably caught the wire that runs down the left hand side to the sensor - easily done. You can repair this with a bit of effort and a soldering...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Chewy750
Have you tried the uk KTM forum? There is a...

Have you tried the uk KTM forum? There is a members area on there with tons of links to manuals. It is inthe members only area, itis only 10 to join.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Chewy750
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By Chewy750
was there a problem before you changed the slave...

was there a problem before you changed the slave and rebuilt the master cylinder? If there wasn't then you need to check those first before you try anything else.
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