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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 674
Posted By Bugman98
Are you sure the carbs and rubber boots are...

Are you sure the carbs and rubber boots are properly connected to the intake manifolds? A slight backfire through the intake can pop a carb off the rubber boot enough to create a leak, but still look...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,008
Posted By Bugman98
You can have a bad water pump, the gunk in the...

You can have a bad water pump, the gunk in the breather tube, and still have little to no oil/coolant in the clutch cover if the leak is small/slow. Let the bike sit for a day or two and then check...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,226
Posted By Bugman98
Pee in a coffee can, then just pour out the can...

Pee in a coffee can, then just pour out the can when you leave the shop to go back into the house at the end of the day.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By Bugman98
I think the mods that have contributed most to my...

I think the mods that have contributed most to my enjoyment of the bike are
1. Revalve and respiring the fork: Wow what a difference! Highly recommended
2. 2-1 exhaust with FMF muffler: sounds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,462
Posted By Bugman98
Reminded me of this video...hilarious! ...

Reminded me of this video...hilarious!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hm7pp_JFOs

"Would you like a light grazing with my teeth, or a few slow chomps?":eek1:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,170
Posted By Bugman98
Waiiiiiit a sec. Are we talking 90000 KM or 90000...

Waiiiiiit a sec. Are we talking 90000 KM or 90000 mi? Because that's a big difference. If its 90000 KM then I wouldn't worry about a rebuild if it seems to have good compression and doesn't smoke....
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Bugman98
Simply having the stock forks redone will make a...

Simply having the stock forks redone will make a huge difference. If you're trying to keep up w 450s on single track then maybe the height would be worth it. For me (who does some dirt roads and ohv...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-12-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Bugman98
And you're sure the side stand switch isn't...

And you're sure the side stand switch isn't faulty? Might be worth double checking the wires.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Bugman98
My friend has a 07 KTM that had this problem. It...

My friend has a 07 KTM that had this problem. It was a short in the ignition switch. Sometimes the bike would start, sometimes it wouldn't. I would check the switches.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Bugman98
Thanks everyone! I made sure to put a little...

Thanks everyone! I made sure to put a little grease on the seal before I installed the pump shaft, and the writing is facing me now that I have it installed. Hopefully this will keep my KTM happy for...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Bugman98
Water Pump Shaft Seal Question

I'm rebuilding the water pump on my 04 950. This is the second time I've done this and I'm following the rebuild procedure that is posted in the HOW. The last time I did this, the seal I ordered...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,998
Posted By Bugman98
I owned two fuel injected bikes before I bought...

I owned two fuel injected bikes before I bought the carbed 950. The previous owner put a head2wind jet kit in it and they've been virtually maintenance free (knock on wood). I wouldn't hesitate to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Bugman98
The description of the noise occurring when the...

The description of the noise occurring when the engine is hot makes me think you might have a worn oil pump. If this is the case you'll probably notice the oil pressure light flicker at idle when you...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,609
Posted By Bugman98
I have a Hitachi 18V LiOn Drill that has been...

I have a Hitachi 18V LiOn Drill that has been really great. All the brands that everyone is recommending are good. I would make sure to buy 18v and that it has a LiOn battery. The LiOn is SO MUCH...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By Bugman98
Just go to a carpet store and tell them you have...

Just go to a carpet store and tell them you have rental property and want something "mid level" and they will point you in the right direction. That's what I've done with all my rental stuff. Oh,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,494
Posted By Bugman98
About 5 yrs ago when I was in college I had a...

About 5 yrs ago when I was in college I had a girlfriend wanted me to take her for rides in the hot summer night. We did not wear helmets...or jackets. She wanted to be "dangerous" but I was used...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bugman98
I have an 04 950 that did this. It would make a...

I have an 04 950 that did this. It would make a lot of noise, and after about a year of being told the noise was "normal " the oil light started coming on when the engine temp was hot. i figured...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,699
Posted By Bugman98
That's what I thought too! OK, that settles it....

That's what I thought too! OK, that settles it. Thanks! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bugman98
I have mine (Escort 8500) on a magnetic ram mount...

I have mine (Escort 8500) on a magnetic ram mount on the dash of the bike. I've had it mounted this way on my last bike too, which was not a KTM. It works well. Keeps the radar detector out of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,699
Posted By Bugman98
What do "pirates" and "squids" call us?

I was explaining to a friend the different stereotypes associated with riders of other types of motorcycles, i.e. "pirates" and "squids." After I explained the nuances of each category, she asked...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,189
Posted By Bugman98
Exped is a really nice pad. I have the synmat 7....

Exped is a really nice pad. I have the synmat 7. I think it's 4" thick! Used to have a thermarest but got tired of the bulk and switched to a big Agnes which I could never seem to get comfy on, last...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,903
Posted By Bugman98
+1 on the Aerogaurds from aeroflow with the stock...

+1 on the Aerogaurds from aeroflow with the stock screen. I was really impressed.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-14-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,347
Posted By Bugman98
Until recently I was a broke college student too,...

Until recently I was a broke college student too, and did several repaints with spray cans. DONT DO IT! I'd put in all this hard work on the prep, only to have it ruined by the quality of the paint...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,946
Posted By Bugman98
My buddy Viola-tor spent a lot of money and time...

My buddy Viola-tor spent a lot of money and time converting his regular 990 into a 990R. And he says its a big difference. I have a 950 that I rode off road on trials for a summer before I had the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,917
Posted By Bugman98
A bad battery cable perhaps? Or one that is...

A bad battery cable perhaps? Or one that is loose?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bugman98
Isn't the 20-50 vis oil a little heavy? If you...

Isn't the 20-50 vis oil a little heavy? If you hear this after start up its probably due to the fact that the cam chain tensioners aren't "pumping up" with oil fast enough. A lighter weight oil...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Bugman98
The black globs are sort of mixed...

The black globs are sort of mixed throughout...like the soup. And it was also evenly mixed within the coolant overflow bottle. So knowing that oil floats, its probably not oil? I thought maybe the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Bugman98
No, I haven't mixed coolants...added green to...

No, I haven't mixed coolants...added green to green.

And the hoses deteriorating sounds much better than replacing head gaskets! But wouldn't that leave rubber chunks in the coolant?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Bugman98
My coolant looks like funky egg drop soup

Something weird is going on here, and hope some of you can help!
As I was removing the radiator and the catch bottle to start on a valve adjustment on my 2004 950 (40K mi), I noticed that the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bugman98
I currently have a Bill Mayer seat that I picked...

I currently have a Bill Mayer seat that I picked up for a song because the previous owner thought it would interfere with dirt riding. It's pretty comfy and I've ridden with it on some ATV and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bugman98
I too used to think FI was always better than...

I too used to think FI was always better than carbs. Then I got the 950. No regrets. Save yourself a few thousand and go with a 950. I would only get the 990 if ABS is a "make it or break it" for...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,851
Posted By Bugman98
Everyone at dsw is out riding this weekend. I...

Everyone at dsw is out riding this weekend. I placed an order on Wednesday and got a phone call saying that I should really call back and order everything on Monday as they would be very shorthanded...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By Bugman98
If you want some moto bling for your new KTM, a...

If you want some moto bling for your new KTM, a CJ Racer clutch cover is hard to beat. So cool...and expensive:deal
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By Bugman98
This is all normal crap you've got to put up with...

This is all normal crap you've got to put up with when you own a KTM. Probably why the PO sold it! :deal:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Bugman98
Before you replace the fuel pump, double check...

Before you replace the fuel pump, double check the condition of your battery cables and battery. I've seen a bad cable do this same thing.
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bugman98
getting scratches out of paint

While washing the car yesterday my wife wanted to get the bug guts off the front bumper and decided to use the green scrubby side of the sponge.:eek1 Needless to say she got the bug guts off, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By Bugman98
Have you tried wal-mart? Its not just for KLR's!...

Have you tried wal-mart? Its not just for KLR's! I've bought several batteries for motos there, including for BMWs. Maybe they will only last 4 years instead of 5, but they cost half as much!
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Bugman98
Did you even read the OP's post? :deal He...

Did you even read the OP's post? :deal

He wants help with velocity stacks, not suspension and frame mods.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By Bugman98
The oil pressure regulator you're referring to is...

The oil pressure regulator you're referring to is the spring in the oil pump, correct? I hope so, as I have similar symptoms to what you described and I've already ordered the spring. Since there...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,146
Posted By Bugman98
I suppose the key to not getting cactus thorn...

I suppose the key to not getting cactus thorn punctures in the contents of the bags would be to not run into any cactuses???:deal I don't think my size 12 shoes would fit in the bag either, but my...
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