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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By Lear60man
New Pirelli Scorp in the rear. Other than that...

New Pirelli Scorp in the rear. Other than that nothing new in a while.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By Lear60man
Well hells bells! I learned somfin new. AGM...

Well hells bells! I learned somfin new. AGM batteries dont puke! OK so Ill quit being a cheap skate and plop down the $$ for AGM batteries. And yes acid dripping out of a battey onto No Longer...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By Lear60man
No they boiled on the charger. They went dry on...

No they boiled on the charger. They went dry on the tender. Not sure why they went dry on a tender, but they did.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By Lear60man
Battery, toss or keep

Ok here is the situation, I have a couple bikes that sit on battery tenders for months. I know, get out and ride them and your problem will be solved. But thats not reality. One sits because its a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,071
Posted By Lear60man
This was taken of me last October IIRC. ...

This was taken of me last October IIRC.
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii203/lear60man/RC6.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32,053
Views: 3,054,899
Posted By Lear60man
too mucho to post but were are all safe and...

too mucho to post but were are all safe and getting drinks on before dinner.:clap gobi cases make excellent coolers even after being ripped off by a 'road closed' barricade. Any word from the Big...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 32,053
Views: 3,054,899
Posted By Lear60man
Highs of 64 in SB and 54 in San Simeon for Friday...

Highs of 64 in SB and 54 in San Simeon for Friday according to Weather.com. I rented 'Hombre E Hombre' for my mystery roomie and I to spoon to.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32,053
Views: 3,054,899
Posted By Lear60man
Cornfirmed Starbucks at 10:00AM tomorrow. There...

Cornfirmed Starbucks at 10:00AM tomorrow. There is a gas station across the street for those who wish to top off. Puttin my racks and cases on now.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32,053
Views: 3,054,899
Posted By Lear60man
Im in for the trek to up on Friday but have to...

Im in for the trek to up on Friday but have to come home Sat:cry I made a hotel res. So what is the official meet up spot? Im coming in from Woodland Hill (101 Topanga-ish). Could meet up at the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By Lear60man
Adjusted the idle to 1,400RPM up from1,000 and...

Adjusted the idle to 1,400RPM up from1,000 and installed the new seat I got a couple days ago. What a difference. Bike doesnt stall at lights and my ass is very happy....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By Lear60man
Hey thanks guys. Gonna pick up the cheapo JC...

Hey thanks guys. Gonna pick up the cheapo JC Witney and see if she likes it if not, then 2 up isnt in our cards.:deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Lear60man
Crash bars? Meh. Semi gloss black can of spray...

Crash bars? Meh. Semi gloss black can of spray paint and call it a day. If you want to be high tech, Bondo the scratches first. Powder coating will cost 150-250 unless you have a buddy. Funny...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,476
Posted By Lear60man
I had one on my 950 when I bought it in SLC, UT. ...

I had one on my 950 when I bought it in SLC, UT. I rode it back to So. Cal. Ouch. 1.5 hour max and that was with moderate contortionist maneuvers on the highway. Lots of fuel stops. Bike came...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By Lear60man
Help picking topcase for 2 up 950ADV

Well its official....the wife is comfy on the 950A with the new Renazco seat. But I need a top case that she can semi lean back on. We rented a Transalp in Europe and she liked the 'safe way' it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,995
Posted By Lear60man
I did a fly and ride from Salt lake to LA on the...

I did a fly and ride from Salt lake to LA on the same bike last summer. But with 20+ years of riding under my belt:lol3 Your first purchase should be a set of crash bars for when you drop it. Its...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,698
Posted By Lear60man
Yea what he said. Im interested also.

Yea what he said. Im interested also.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 82,282
Posted By Lear60man
Post what you need as far as gear, places to...

Post what you need as far as gear, places to sleep etc. Like most im cash srapped but have some gear etc lying around that we could send!!
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,153
Posted By Lear60man
So say I want a Honda NC30 (not sold in the...

So say I want a Honda NC30 (not sold in the states). Any problem having a serviceman make a straw purchase for me? Is there any military reg that frowns upon that? He/she gets a few bucks for...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17,427
Views: 5,197,654
Posted By Lear60man
:lol3 Thanks Norcal. I once sold my other...

:lol3 Thanks Norcal. I once sold my other Rothmans race replica only to buy it back 2 years later. I guess you actually do get smarter as you get older??
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17,427
Views: 5,197,654
Posted By Lear60man
So I went out to the garage to top off the air...

So I went out to the garage to top off the air and do the monthly starting ritual. Why? Because I had a digital camera in hand with the intent of taking for sale pictures:cry The second I pulled...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Lear60man
If you are refering to the 4 bolts that go...

If you are refering to the 4 bolts that go straight down through the rear fender......... I removed mine that were in place since new (bike is a 2005). Water and gravity does its thing over time....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,444
Posted By Lear60man
Picked up my 05 'S' a few months ago for $7,750....

Picked up my 05 'S' a few months ago for $7,750. 4200 miles, full racks two seats and Gobis(sp). Not a scratch. It also depends where you live and if you are willing to travel or pay for shipping. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,849
Posted By Lear60man
Sorry, I was referring to the swing out...

Sorry, I was referring to the swing out adjustment knob on the left side.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,849
Posted By Lear60man
I rode my new to me 05 950S from to LA from Salt...

I rode my new to me 05 950S from to LA from Salt Lake City. It had the wobble you describe. Let go of handlebars and gradually increasing shake. Later in the week I lowered the front about 3/4 of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,129
Posted By Lear60man
I just got one. Now I need to get my bike out of...

I just got one. Now I need to get my bike out of the shop to install it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lear60man
How much of the 'anti seize' is actually making...

How much of the 'anti seize' is actually making it into the threads in a vertical position? I would remove the shock, lay it on its side and repeat the anti seize procedure. THEN hit the screw with...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,828
Posted By Lear60man
I sold my 1990 RC30 in 1998 because I couldnt...

I sold my 1990 RC30 in 1998 because I couldnt afford to keep it in the condition it deserved for $9k. I tracked it down in 2005 and bought it back for $15K after the previous owner restored it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By Lear60man
OK so a list of mods this week and a pic. BDR...

OK so a list of mods this week and a pic. BDR 2-1 exhaust with a Remus Carbon can. Enduro high fender kit. Full size cigarette lighter adapter that plugs into the trickle charger inlet. Bleed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Lear60man
Thanks guys. Its going in Wed to have some recall...

Thanks guys. Its going in Wed to have some recall work done (Minus the KTM tank vent fix) and I might just have them do it then.

Hey JIM:wave I got a new Job / bike etc. Lifes good with a lot of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Lear60man
950 Starter Torque Limiter fix cost?

What can I expect the dealer to hit me up for the fix? Or is this an easy 6 pack of beer type of thing I could do? Special tools?

It makes a horrible sound when starting with any sort of gas...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 639,297
Posted By Lear60man
I got a new ride and the wife is out of...

I got a new ride and the wife is out of town....The York?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By Lear60man
Removed both exhausts and cross pipe. Unpacked...

Removed both exhausts and cross pipe. Unpacked the Remus carbon pipe and held it like a newborn. Waiting on the Blackdog 2-1. Removed the Gobi Pannier racks and then fitted a set of SWMotech crash...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Lear60man
NAPA......thats what I was looking for.:clap And...

NAPA......thats what I was looking for.:clap And the water on the Gobis basically just fills the empty space between the inner and outer shell.....got it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Lear60man
950 ADV questions?

This relates to me new to me 05 950 ADV S

1-Ill be removing the emissions plumbing and was looking for those little plastic red caps that will plug the holes left behind. Where are you guys...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,021
Posted By Lear60man
I have an early 05 950 ADV S. i had a constant...

I have an early 05 950 ADV S. i had a constant 39mpg with gobis and highway crusing at 'highway speeds':deal from SLC to L.A.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,014
Posted By Lear60man
+1 It looks like there are a bazillion kits for...

+1 It looks like there are a bazillion kits for every off road bike BUT the ADV. Id order a kit just for paint protection.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By Lear60man
It looks like a plastic ruler. Other than that I...

It looks like a plastic ruler. Other than that I got nuthin.:cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,631
Posted By Lear60man
FYI I just ordered the parts from KTMtwins and it...

FYI I just ordered the parts from KTMtwins and it came out to be $260 with a nice little email saying that my parts should ship in 5-7 days.:huh

its for a 950 S.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
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Views: 3,532
Posted By Lear60man
Nice welds! I unfortunately will have to buy the...

Nice welds! I unfortunately will have to buy the blackdog solution.
what are my budget choices for a pipe on my 05 950ADV? Any bolt on options from ebay donor bikes?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,506
Posted By Lear60man
950info.com has plenty of info on what you can...

950info.com has plenty of info on what you can and what you cant do with the stock tool kit.

Cant speak about the stock seat on the 08 but my ass was killing me on my 05 when I rode from salt Lake...
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