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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Rally_West
Anyone heading North, WAY North later this month..

I was thinking of a ride up the coast then remembered the Touratech and PNW Overland GTG late this month. Wanted to see if anyone else is going and have room for another bike in their crew. I am in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,877
Posted By Rally_West
I think these will be on my list. CPR sells the...

I think these will be on my list. CPR sells the mounts alone for pretty cheap...I think it is the mirror parts (outsourced I think) that cost so darn much. Maybe CPR mounts with a different mirror...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By Rally_West
I have over 2k miles and mine is still pretty...

I have over 2k miles and mine is still pretty clean. I love the new power and just the overall feel of the motor. I use Notoil oils so a cleaning on a trip should be pretty simple. I also run the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By Rally_West
I need new tires...still not sure what to get so...

I need new tires...still not sure what to get so in the mean time I am milking the last miles from the Scorps. I also need to add some more forward light...I sure like that adjustable screen/gps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rally_West
I have the HDB...I like them well enough, but the...

I have the HDB...I like them well enough, but the mirrors are pretty useless. They vibrate a fair amount, I can't get to aim perfectly. The handgaurds and mounting system are top notch though. Super...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By Rally_West
Easy way across Colorado...285 out of Denver then...

Easy way across Colorado...285 out of Denver then 50 West to Montrose...go South from there to Telluride the Silverton then Durango. Go West from there to Cortez...stop by Mesa Verde...if you are...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By Rally_West
All the rafting and kayak companies make what you...

All the rafting and kayak companies make what you are looking for. I use them all the time and I have the same ones for 20 years...still tight as a drum.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rally_West
^^^^^ I was gonna do something similar to...

^^^^^

I was gonna do something similar to this...maybe spin the bike around backwards and a little lower though. But I like the way this post is going...some great ideas here.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 74,560
Posted By Rally_West
SUPER COOL idea! Really using yer noodle.

SUPER COOL idea! Really using yer noodle.
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Rally_West
Heck of a deal...I LOVE my filter and Snap Out....

Heck of a deal...I LOVE my filter and Snap Out. There is NO reason or excuse to not clean the filter now.

Next on my list is the Dog House...frozen burrito warmer :D.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,069
Posted By Rally_West
All natural tanks will change color...fuel...

All natural tanks will change color...fuel quality, grade, the dirt you ride in, etc. I have had natural tanks for years on my dirt bikes and they all change.

The white tanks from Safari are a no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,046
Posted By Rally_West
Water Wetter in everything all the time. 450EXC,...

Water Wetter in everything all the time. 450EXC, 990ADV, Dodge 2500, STi race car, VW TDI, and that is my current fleet...I love it. Run it with distilled water and a little anti-freeze if you live...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,079
Posted By Rally_West
I went the Safari route and kept 2 into 1 so I...

I went the Safari route and kept 2 into 1 so I could get CJs tool box for the back (as I lost my tube and tool stash spot behind the fairings). I am however looking for a better flowing can...I like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,848
Posted By Rally_West
Well said...I am all in too, from my filter...

Well said...I am all in too, from my filter purchase to the Dog House, etc. Great company deserves the communities support.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rally_West
I have been dealing with George and Eric's (when...

I have been dealing with George and Eric's (when they were around) for many years. I cannot say enough good things about them. This is a great addition to an already great company.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,822
Posted By Rally_West
I run Happy Trails and a CJ tool box (to make up...

I run Happy Trails and a CJ tool box (to make up for losing the faring storage when I installed the Safari Tanks). All of these play well together with a little tweaking to the bag mount bars. I got...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 76,017
Posted By Rally_West
Keep the pics coming...super bummed I'm not...

Keep the pics coming...super bummed I'm not there. Figures KTM has a National Rally in my old backyard and I am stuck in So Cal at work...damnit. It's good problem to have I s'ppose.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Rally_West
From those pics the threads look gone...but if it...

From those pics the threads look gone...but if it just a loose Nutsert then just put a quick tack on it with the mig...even easier fix and should hold easily.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Rally_West
Drill it and Helicoil it, done and done. It does...

Drill it and Helicoil it, done and done. It does not see a lot of stress, all the weight is pulling down. I'd Heli that in a minute.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
What an brilliant piece of kit. No more losing...

What an brilliant piece of kit. No more losing one of 10 bolts in the skid plate or grass.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 37,164
Posted By Rally_West
I am currently running the Akro map with my CPR...

I am currently running the Akro map with my CPR Rottweiler and Remus 2 into 1. I leaned the fuel maps out 2% across the all the cells. I might go a tad leaner as well. So far it is pretty darn good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
Do some searching...there is a fair amount of...

Do some searching...there is a fair amount of info on this. However...a Rottweiler intake will have no effect on the results of disabling, removing, reshaping, etc the secondaries. I personally...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
Fuel fired air pump

Regarding the 2 into 1/2...as with any engine the goal is really to increase air in and air out. The current 2 into 1 mufflers on the market are not properly sized to either curb sound nor properly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Rally_West
Good write up..I did something similar but put...

Good write up..I did something similar but put switch on top of the dash. I like the fact that the light comes on...reminds you that the ABS is defeated.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
This topic sounds familiar. Interesting the part...

This topic sounds familiar. Interesting the part numbers are the same yet folks claim different cams. Maybe the cam gear has the timing changed? Not having been in to one of these motor myself I am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
This is spectacular toe hear...I have been...

This is spectacular toe hear...I have been working too much lately to do this, but that is precisely what I was going to do. I have an '07 with the same setup as you so I am assuming I should have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Rally_West
I just got a set of these too...and from what I...

I just got a set of these too...and from what I remember that means the controller is bad. Try contacting KTM and see what they say. You might be abler to wire up a Hi/Lo switch or even a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
My $.02 on the Rott filter

I bought my filter from CJ Designs along with a crapton of other stuff (long story short I was debating ditching the Katoom and going to the dark side (GS) as I seemed to ride more parve' than off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Rally_West
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
My bad...did not see you were referring to the...

My bad...did not see you were referring to the Non-ADV bikes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
You'd be wrong. There is plenty of room to get...

You'd be wrong. There is plenty of room to get both the pre-filter off and the main filter in and out. Once it covered in dust the "wetness" of the oil is mostly gone so it is not that messy. Nothing...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-20-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Rally_West
ADV on Spotwalla

What is the process for joining the Spotwalla ADV location page?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
On, but I think the algorithm is longer term than...

On, but I think the algorithm is longer term than my loop around the block, so maybe it would sort itself out, but I'd like to start closer to the finished product.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,107
Posted By Rally_West
Fired mine up today with my new CPR Rott (with...

Fired mine up today with my new CPR Rott (with red pre-filter) (2 into 1 Remus no baffle, although I may need it back in as I am kinda thinking stealthy is the new black)and Akro map loaded. Did the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Rally_West
SWEET...Done and done! Thx for the linky.

SWEET...Done and done!

Thx for the linky.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Rally_West
Thread pitch for mirrors

What is the thread pitch for the mirrors? I am gonna get a couple of RAM balls (snicker) to mount useless crap to.

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11,468
Views: 2,453,168
Posted By Rally_West
Over the last few weeks (had issues with my...

Over the last few weeks (had issues with my Safari tanks) I have been doing:

1. Oil and filter change with CJ tube and drain kit and clean clutch oil jet
2. Coolant flush with destiled and Water...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 65,639
Posted By Rally_West
I think the negative pressure is equaled out by...

I think the negative pressure is equaled out by the crossover tubes. There is no way the pump would draw more, thereby creating a vacuum faster than the crossover tubes could compensate for.

My...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 504,666
Posted By Rally_West
So I am thinking of trying to copy newer fuel...

So I am thinking of trying to copy newer fuel maps to an older map. I have an '07 US bike with 2 into 1 with a CPR Rott, SAI removed. What base map should I use? On Tuneecu website the '07 maps are a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 65,639
Posted By Rally_West
Instead of a catch can I would put a loop in the...

Instead of a catch can I would put a loop in the long end of the vent line. At least try that first. You did say the caps vent both ways right? You might be able to run the vent back to the airbox...
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