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Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 111,337
Posted By stevh0
Properly shagged :deal

Properly shagged :deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 202,285
Posted By stevh0
sub.

sub.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By stevh0
Custom Tall Seat Ideas (950S)

Im busy having one of my stock S seats refoamed and recovered. Renazco or Seat Concepts is not really an option for me because of the shipping.


Im looking for a tall (in the middle) and wide in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6,405
Views: 1,409,594
Posted By stevh0
Guys Any feedback about running a 450X as a...

Guys

Any feedback about running a 450X as a lightweight Ds bike?


I heard rumours they like to grenade from time to time.

Any bikes around with some decent miles on them?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-18-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 269,745
Posted By stevh0
2 weeks is too short. Stretch for 3.

2 weeks is too short. Stretch for 3.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By stevh0
I don't like the heidie because they square off....

I don't like the heidie because they square off. I got about 4000 miles out of em.

I like the mitas e07 as an all round tire.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
Bled the clutch.... And she's back For...

Bled the clutch.... And she's back



For how long I don't know lol
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
You wont regret the S over the SE. I've had both...

You wont regret the S over the SE. I've had both and prefer the Adventure. If you ride more dirt, I would change the gearing to a 16-44/45
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
like in gearbox oil?

like in gearbox oil?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
Yes, apparently baby oil will work 100 % too. ...

Yes, apparently baby oil will work 100 % too.


I've got the new unit on order and should be here in a week. For shits and giggles, im going to bleed the old unit to see if I can restore any life...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
Luckily for me, i found another member on a local...

Luckily for me, i found another member on a local forum who is bringing in a couple of them. all included works out around $250 delivered, which I dont think is too bad.


Thanks for the feedback...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
Worst thing is I don't think any are available...

Worst thing is I don't think any are available locally here in za.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By stevh0
Ghosting clutch.

Now I know this has been discussed a million times before.... One more time won't make any difference.

Went on a ride today and noticed I had more free play on my lever. I decided to adjust it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By stevh0
estimated part cost? Is it dealer only?

estimated part cost?

Is it dealer only?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By stevh0
It sometimes clucks when I hit the starter, like...

It sometimes clucks when I hit the starter, like it engages, but either slips or does not have enough power to turn it, so it turns partially but jumps back.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By stevh0
You FI guys have it so easy.:rofl

You FI guys have it so easy.:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By stevh0
deffos not shorting. Thats the wind you hear in...

deffos not shorting. Thats the wind you hear in the background. The bike has stalled.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By stevh0
Starter Cluck

I've been having this issue for a while. Initially I thought its the starter clutches and under inspection (it is fine) but a couple of nuts were loose and now they are rock solid.

The bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By stevh0
Thats pretty cheap. I run Promoto Billet...

Thats pretty cheap.

I run Promoto Billet Adventure pegs and love them. These look just as good at half the price!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
odd one out today! ...

odd one out today!

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 111,337
Posted By stevh0
They take really long to wear down flat from that...

They take really long to wear down flat from that point.

I think you are good to go. Keep them inflated hard for the paved roads.
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,859
Posted By stevh0
I have a mate who bought a 950/990kit. I...

I have a mate who bought a 950/990kit.

I know the base plates are different (throttles/Carbs)

Is there any other way to distinguish between the 950 carb kit and the Fi kit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
Sand is a mental thing. Just ride it! ...

Sand is a mental thing.

Just ride it!



FAST
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By stevh0
wait what? I cant fit half my shit in the...

wait what?

I cant fit half my shit in the GB.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
I hope so too :D

I hope so too :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
My forks are in dire need of a service. We went...

My forks are in dire need of a service. We went on a 3 day ride I barely felt connected to the bike. The only place I sort of felt secure was on tar and that was barely.

There seems to be a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
Some sick sick fodies!

Some sick sick fodies!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By stevh0
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pu2Au41fBw8/UMS...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pu2Au41fBw8/UMS_uDYlppI/AAAAAAAABkM/Zrq5b8MUC_4/s900/FILE2036.JPG

E09 rear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,882
Posted By stevh0
Popular combo here in South Africa is the Pirelli...

Popular combo here in South Africa is the Pirelli MT21 and the Mitas e09 for offroad and the TKC80 and Mitas E07 for DS. I chop and change between the TKC front and the Karoo3 and E07. The E07 gives...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
Mmm. I'll dial it in tomorrow and take it to my...

Mmm. I'll dial it in tomorrow and take it to my sand pit. Just waiting on my fresh mitas e09.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
My previous Adventure S and Super Enduro did...

My previous Adventure S and Super Enduro did fairly well... this one is a little harder pushing its nose mostly everywhere. I have to really ride aggressive and it gets tiring.

Ill give some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
Thanks dude, much appreciated. So let me...

Thanks dude, much appreciated.

So let me get this straight.

The preload determines how quickly the spring maxes out and the compression at the rate the spring maxes out.


So if I want to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
Hey Chuckracer, I bought the bike with...

Hey Chuckracer,

I bought the bike with progressive springs. Initially the front was very hard and made a little skittish. This morning while playing around with the rebound, the clickers did not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By stevh0
Adventure S Fork Preload

I have progressive springs in my 950S, currently I have just reset the settings back to factory - comfort

Are 6 turns in too little for the front? Does anybody know what the factory settings are?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By stevh0
I did the same :D Sounds good and runs...

I did the same :D

Sounds good and runs well. Not as boomy as the without the inserts, but boy thats loud.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,129,505
Posted By stevh0
https://scontent-a-fra.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By stevh0
Thanks Laramie

Thanks Laramie
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By stevh0
Modified Spark Arrestors

I have a pair of Wings slip-ons on my 950. They sound great with the inserts out, but can be a tad loud on long trips.

If I would like to quieten them down just a little, can I take the insert...
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