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Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,796
Posted By bajamcguide
Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal...

Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal located in the cover on the left hand side. my 04 950 ADV. used about a 1/2 quart between oil changes at 3 to 4000 miles. My 07 990 SD did not use any...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By bajamcguide
one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt...

one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt for the impeller is loose and the impeller came off the flat spot in the shaft. You can buy a kit from KTM Twinns or get a shaft and seal from CJ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By bajamcguide
Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove...

Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove the snap ring from the back of the WP shaft, tap the whole shaft and seal from the back side. Now you can support the shaft via the wheel and lightly...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,363
Posted By bajamcguide
I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a...

I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a solution.
Something like a cat eliminator that can be used with a slip on.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,595
Posted By bajamcguide
nice!

nice!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,595
Posted By bajamcguide
I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on...

I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on a new air filter system for the 1190. They have had a 1190 R for a little while and I am sure they will come up with something that will work to keep...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By bajamcguide
rattling at start up is normal, should last only...

rattling at start up is normal, should last only a few seconds
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By bajamcguide
Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.

Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By bajamcguide
Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working...

Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working good? This bike has a hydraulic clutch lever. When the bike is running and in N, when you just start to pull in the lever ( just light pressure, maybe...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,415
Posted By bajamcguide
maybe its time to open up the covers on either...

maybe its time to open up the covers on either side of the motor. maybe something stuck in a gear around the clutch or something on the alt. side?
Did you ever have the engine locking bolt in?...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,415
Posted By bajamcguide
The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book...

The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book page for the air box. I don't think it could go past the intake valve, but maybe stuck between the valve and the seat, holding the valve open when the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,415
Posted By bajamcguide
forgot to add you should be able to see it if you...

forgot to add you should be able to see it if you look down into the front intake with a flashlight. good luck.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,415
Posted By bajamcguide
I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net...

I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net that had the cable guide for the throttle cables fall into the intake port during a valve check. No one noticed that it was in there till the bike was...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By bajamcguide
remove the round clutch cover on the right side...

remove the round clutch cover on the right side and check for loose clutch spring bolts, there are 6 of them. On some older lc8 motors, one would come loose and the bolt would make contact with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,587
Posted By bajamcguide
New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25...

New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25 nm for the oil tank, and 35 nm for the drain bolt at the bottom of the motor. Make sure to clean all the mating surfaces.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By bajamcguide
could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles...

could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles since last valve check?
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked great on my 990 SMR
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9,795
Views: 1,487,137
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flee market
fits the 950/990 sm/smr/smt. comes with a shift lever and also a handlebar mounted adjuster that fine tunes the cut out time
$450...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 164,867
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in...

hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in the flee market, it fits the 990 sm/smr/smt

will include a shiftlever and a handlebar mounted dial that adjust the cut out time
$ 450 plus...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set on my KTM990 SMR. They work great on bad roads, wet roads, and some some gravel, but only got 3500 out of the rear. Front still looks good with 4000...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 298,700
Posted By bajamcguide
Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flea market. fits the 990 sm/smt/smr
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,357
Posted By bajamcguide
Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift...

Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift drum, a known weak link on the early 950. The drum has since been upgraded to be stronger in that area.
There are a few good threads about splitting...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,357
Posted By bajamcguide
To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch...

To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch cover,( you will need to replace the gasket, about $16) only takes about 30 minutes. then you can lay under the bike and have a good look at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,357
Posted By bajamcguide
Time to pull the drain the coolant, remove the...

Time to pull the drain the coolant, remove the clutch cover and have a look at the shift star, detent arm and shift spring. could be that one of the pins on the shift star has worked loose and is not...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,850
Posted By bajamcguide
Look for a 06 to 09 Triumph Tiger. Best of both...

Look for a 06 to 09 Triumph Tiger. Best of both worlds. My triumph St required very little maintenance. just oil and tire changes, valves still in spec after 40,000 miles. Try one, you will be glad...
Forum: Latin America 10-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By bajamcguide
By the way, keep an eye on the weather report as...

By the way, keep an eye on the weather report as you get further south there is a tropical storm that may get larger and make landfall somewhere near central Baja on the Pacific side.. called TS...
Forum: Latin America 10-13-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By bajamcguide
sounds like fun, I will be leaving from Utah next...

sounds like fun, I will be leaving from Utah next week week ( riding a 2011 KTM SMR). Coco like oranges, and always asks me for stuff like Neosporin. You could also bring some cat food as he always...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By bajamcguide
Also having some missed shifts on my 2011 smr. I...

Also having some missed shifts on my 2011 smr. I will be installing a Factory Pro shift spring this week. My clutch is working properly and the slave is bleed properly also. we will see if the...
Forum: Latin America 10-07-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By bajamcguide
Maybe headin to La Paz myself in a few weeks....

Maybe headin to La Paz myself in a few weeks. Will be staying on the road, as I am riding a KTM SMR 990. I have done the trip a gazillon times, and have lived in La Paz and Ensenada. I will let you...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By bajamcguide
thanx for the reply, just moved to Utah from...

thanx for the reply, just moved to Utah from So.Cal. and need something better suited for the local conditions . thanx
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By bajamcguide
dunlop D616

looking for a good, wet weather/ dirty road type tire for my 990 SMR
Anyone with any feedback on these Tires ?.. Dunlop D616
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By bajamcguide
Awesome, do you know where they are headed next?...

Awesome, do you know where they are headed next? please give us your feedback after the test ride.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,667
Posted By bajamcguide
Now that I look a little closer I can see the...

Now that I look a little closer I can see the same problem on the engine case( where a small piece of a black rags is in the port). the oil and coolant a separated only by the 4 to 5 mm casting. you...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,667
Posted By bajamcguide
It looks like the inside of the clutch cover...

It looks like the inside of the clutch cover housing has some corrosion around the water port. This could lead to a rapid loss of coolant. Look at the port to the left of the WP shaft. maybe I'm just...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By bajamcguide
Other things to check; throttle bodies not...

Other things to check;

throttle bodies not seated correctly ( air leak)
running to high a gear, ie lugging the motor thru that rpm range
chain tension
throttle bodies out of balance
broken or...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By bajamcguide
my 990 smr has the bad vibe at around 5000 rpm's...

my 990 smr has the bad vibe at around 5000 rpm's but only in 6 gear and under 70 mph. kinda like the motor is lugging a little. if I down shift to 5 th and ride at 5000 rpm, I don't feel the vibe as...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By bajamcguide
3 Brothers in Costa Mesa, Gustavo is the man....

3 Brothers in Costa Mesa, Gustavo is the man. they know road bikes as well as dirt bikes. easy to buy from also with good otd prices... BTW I am moving to Utah next week. could you recommend the good...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By bajamcguide
Not as good as the "R" because the 21 inch front...

Not as good as the "R" because the 21 inch front and more ground clearance, but still very capable for most of us
"normal" riders.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By bajamcguide
The R model also has a leading axle on the forks...

The R model also has a leading axle on the forks to accommodate the 21 inch front wheel. The 21 inch my " fit " on the front of the standard 1190. but you will loose chassis balance by fitting the 21...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By bajamcguide
Riding in Utah

May be making a move to Salt lake area from so. ca. ( work related) question is how is the riding around there? I ride mostly street, but have done a lot of dual sporting in Baja, I ride a KTM 990...
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