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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By FJakeR
I'm not sure. Mechanic said "oil filter failed...

I'm not sure. Mechanic said "oil filter failed and cause motor to explode". I will have to look at it to make sense of that. There was no water in the oil (checked it 10 minutes before failure). ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By FJakeR
might go that way but those are harder to put in...

might go that way but those are harder to put in a suitcase. Mechanic charges are minimal at the moment so no biggie there. Next trip out/in to the country will be July so if I don't get one by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By FJakeR
I'm not 100% sure. Engine siezed a day before I...

I'm not 100% sure. Engine siezed a day before I got on the plane so I had to leave it at a mechanic. According to him it can't be rebuilt. Perhaps it would be better to say that he can't rebuild...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By FJakeR
spent 4 hours doing this already, no joy. ...

spent 4 hours doing this already, no joy.



I need the crank and con rods. I appreciate the offer but if you are in Holland I don't think that will work. I will be getting on a plane this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By FJakeR
need a crankshaft by Friday...where is it?

I need a complete crankshaft kit, P/N 60030018300, by this Friday. I've tried the first 20 hits from a google search for KTM parts but no one has one in stock. KTM is backordered until June 11.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-23-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,261
Posted By FJakeR
Hope this is not a dumb Q but... can the...

Hope this is not a dumb Q but...

can the Montana be used without buying any maps from Garmin?

I'm doing a trek in Patagonia in January and since there are no Topo maps for the area available...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By FJakeR
Distance to Lambda sensor

Hi,

I am installing a lambda sensor on my SE. Can someone who has a lambda sensor give me the measurement from the cylinder side start of the FRONT exhaust pipe to the center of the lambda sensor...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By FJakeR
hotwire 07 SER

Question answered, thanks a million!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Latin America 08-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By FJakeR
Good stuff, thank you. What would you say to...

Good stuff, thank you.

What would you say to a 350 mile/day average over that trip?
Forum: Latin America 08-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By FJakeR
Good thoughts, thanks, keep em coming. I may...

Good thoughts, thanks, keep em coming.

I may have to transport a bike back to the US.

I will have 2 weeks for sure, I might be able to swing 3.

I'm trying to see what is a reasonable...
Forum: Latin America 08-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By FJakeR
Interesting...hadn't considered flying from...

Interesting...hadn't considered flying from Bogota to Miami but if the cost is close that would definitely save time.

OK, new Q...how long from SP to Bogota. Google maps says about 111 hours...
Forum: Latin America 08-15-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By FJakeR
How fast...

could you make it from Sao Paulo to the US on a bike?

Let's say you had to ride a bike from SP to the US border and you had to take vacation to do it. How many days would you take? The only goal...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,209
Posted By FJakeR
Makes a great street bike for me. I ride it...

Makes a great street bike for me.

I ride it everyday, weekdays for commuting and weekends for exploring. I use Scorpions for the street and they work very well on pavement. The height is a huge...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By FJakeR
If I had a pair of work/run shoes I would only...

If I had a pair of work/run shoes I would only use them when I travel. So 3-5 runs per month, figure 4-6 miles per run. Maybe even less as I only run every other day so some trips would fall on an...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By FJakeR
Running/work shoes

Probably a strange question but...I travel for business often and have 5 or so overnight trips per month.

Some of them are via bike and some plane so I don't have much space to pack. My running...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By FJakeR
Yeah, it's on my list. Trouble right now is I...

Yeah, it's on my list. Trouble right now is I have to have whatever parts sent to my dad's house in Michigan, then shipped to me in Brazil.

I have my concerns about the PCB getting through...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By FJakeR
Need Points ASAP

Nobody has them. I think I've tried everywhere.

KTM 2007 950 SER (stock fuel pump points)

If anyone has a set I'll buy them from you (shipped to Michigan), or if you know of a place that has...
Forum: Latin America 04-23-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By FJakeR
Brazil: ...

Brazil:

http://www.mirantes-mototravel.com/en/about.html

I've not met him yet but he's an inmate and I've heard nothing but good things about him.
Forum: Latin America 04-23-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,444
Posted By FJakeR
Let me know when you get in the Sao Paulo area...

Let me know when you get in the Sao Paulo area too. I'll meet up with you and Luciosiq for some riding. I also have a room/tools/secure parking if you are going to overnight in Sao Paulo.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By FJakeR
FYI: Look closely into the declaration of...

FYI: Look closely into the declaration of motorcycle parts when bringing them in country on a plane.

You are not allowed to bring in any motorcycle parts without declaring them. If you declare...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 834
Posted By FJakeR
Break away mirror mount

Did this come stock on a 2007 SE?

Here is an after picture: after crashing in the mud and breaking the mirror off.

http://fjaker.smugmug.com/photos/i-G2tcC7G/0/M/i-G2tcC7G-M.jpg


There...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
Sao Paulo. They make the V rated tire here? ...

Sao Paulo.

They make the V rated tire here? That would surprise me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
What kind of tire was this? How long was it...

What kind of tire was this?

How long was it folded?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
If it doesn't go in the footlocker it is an extra...

If it doesn't go in the footlocker it is an extra 75 bucks so it doesn't matter if it gets boxed or clingwrapped.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
No can do, don't have bags, only plastic...

No can do, don't have bags, only plastic footlocker trunks which have a 17 inch width and the tire has something like 29 in diameter, so it just doesn't 'oval down' that much.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
Well, I did it on a front RR tire, different tire...

Well, I did it on a front RR tire, different tire I know, but no problems bending it to a V shape.

When I change out my Scorps I'll fold the old one in half for you and video it...do you want me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By FJakeR
Folding tires?

This might be a dumb question but here goes:

I am having a tire (Scorpion MT-90 front) brought to me via airline luggage. It will be an extra 75 bucks to put the tire in it's own cardboard box. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By FJakeR
Thanks for all the responses. I ordered them. ...

Thanks for all the responses. I ordered them.

As much as I would like to save a few more bucks I ordered the full kit as my location makes it very difficult to get things for my bike. We have a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By FJakeR
Hot Cams Valve Shims

Anybody use this kit or know anything about it?

https://www.denniskirk.com/hot-cams/valve-shim-kit.p141097.prd/141097.sku

This one is $72 where the KTM oem one is $480.

I have a 2007 SER and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By FJakeR
lol, sorry, this would be for next July.

lol, sorry, this would be for next July.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By FJakeR
Colorado rentals?

Hi,

I'm looking for a place that rents dirt bikes. If they provided a guide it would be great too. We have a group of people here in Brazil that do one or two big trips per year. The size of...
Forum: Latin America 08-26-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By FJakeR
Forgot to say...absolutely love it here and so...

Forgot to say...absolutely love it here and so glad that I took the chance when it became available. I had many of the same questions you did when I heard about the opportunity.

Think about it...
Forum: Latin America 08-26-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By FJakeR
I live in Sao Paulo on an ex-pat contract for...

I live in Sao Paulo on an ex-pat contract for work and have for the past 2 years. My first apartment was in a good part of the city (Moema) and was in a very nice building. I think I was paying...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By FJakeR
OK, I understand now. Thanks. Would it be...

OK, I understand now. Thanks. Would it be possible to post or PM me a bigger picture? I can't make out anything in your post, the picture is very small.

Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By FJakeR
Hi, I'm not sure I understand. Would you...

Hi,

I'm not sure I understand. Would you mind explaining a little more?

I only took a cursory glance at the header on my SER, but I didn't see anything other than the original blocked off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By FJakeR
Thanks for the replies. I'm not a welding...

Thanks for the replies.

I'm not a welding expert but I would *think* that I don't have to worry about strength too much. I'm just going to grind out the existing lambda bungs, enlarge the hole a...
Forum: Latin America 07-06-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,905
Posted By FJakeR
I'm in the US from tomorrow until Aug 8, after...

I'm in the US from tomorrow until Aug 8, after that I would be in wherever it is.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By FJakeR
Welding on the header pipe for 2007 SE

I want to replace the lambda sensor bungs on my SE with a bigger bung so the sensors I have will fit.

Anyone know which MIG wire I should get?

Or exactly what type of metal the headers are made...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By FJakeR
I think the nut you're talking about is the one...

I think the nut you're talking about is the one I'm missing!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By FJakeR
I ended up renting a car instead of taking a...

I ended up renting a car instead of taking a chance.

Looking at the micro-fiche I see that the 950 nut spec is:

54801036200 M20X1.5 SW=27

A 450EXC is:

54801036000 M20X1.5 WS27
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