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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,214
Posted By zeropoint
That would be very helpful and much...

That would be very helpful and much appreciated.....haven't gone near mine yet but dealer economics will dictate that one day I will.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,205
Posted By zeropoint
Bit of a necrobump....I'm about to do this mod....

Bit of a necrobump....I'm about to do this mod. How does one go about utilizing the anti galvanic properties of something like tefgel or duravac AND at the same time thread locking with loctite ? Or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By zeropoint
http://www.alpinaraggi.it/en/links/

http://www.alpinaraggi.it/en/links/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By zeropoint
Great ! Thanks for the heads up....

Great ! Thanks for the heads up....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By zeropoint
Cool. Thanks for checking. Mmmmm. Pretty...

Cool. Thanks for checking.

Mmmmm. Pretty sure I won't have enough slack to keep my 1.75 riser....and the bar will be too low for me without it.

Can you or anyone else recommend a combination...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks....but are you sure about them being...

Thanks....but are you sure about them being around the same height ? It doesn't look that way in this picture.


http://i680.photobucket.com/albums/vv162/mammaluix/6jhd_zpsxotlamem.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By zeropoint
I currently have stock bars on a 1.75 inch Roxx...

I currently have stock bars on a 1.75 inch Roxx Riser. Throttle turned upside down and wiring re-routed to give slack.

I'd like to maintain the height (or even go a little higher if possible) but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By zeropoint
you think sitting on a kebab will be more...

you think sitting on a kebab will be more comfortable ? :roflsorry couldn't resist....

good luck with your search fella....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By zeropoint
The seat is good for an hour max (ergo gel is...

The seat is good for an hour max (ergo gel is marginally better but your ass will still be stiff soon after).

Renazco seems to be the way to go but they're US based and there is a long waiting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19,535
Views: 8,199,518
Posted By zeropoint
Nice one !. Reminds me of my own first few...

Nice one !. Reminds me of my own first few days.....LOVE it to this day, three years later.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By zeropoint
You don't say what actually happened to the...

You don't say what actually happened to the wires.....just that you taped up the damage.

That's bad luck with the dealer. Personally, for a fault that appeared immediately after I picked a newly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,415
Posted By zeropoint
well i'm a little taller than you but then my...

well i'm a little taller than you but then my inseam is longer....so our heads will be at similar height.

i've ridden two 8000 miles trips with the touring screen and a wunderlich spoiler. not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By zeropoint
the graphite rings between header and mid...

the graphite rings between header and mid pipe......pt no. 60005005001

didn't do them myself and it was a while ago now but I think the other gaskets (60005005002 x 2 and 61005005000 x 2) were...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By zeropoint
yes .....this is exactly how my 2:2 akras sounded...

yes .....this is exactly how my 2:2 akras sounded when the graphite rings started to disintegrate at 16000 miles. thought i was imagining it at first.....

within a few hundred miles one blew...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By zeropoint
Hey Jackson if you haven't already done so,...

Hey Jackson

if you haven't already done so, you might have better luck shifting these by posting on the UK KTM forum......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By zeropoint
They come with two different cleat sizes. I've...

They come with two different cleat sizes. I've used the shorter cleat with my sidi goretex adventures for 2 years and the soles are still in great shape .

I know they're expensive but, in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By zeropoint
sure man. be glad to help......drop me a pm any...

sure man. be glad to help......drop me a pm any time
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By zeropoint
Welcome !! I was in your position 3 years...

Welcome !!

I was in your position 3 years ago....except the cracking deal I had was on a new standard not an R.

Mods in some sort of rough order:

Sidestand relocator
Black Dog Bash plate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
Skillz !! Great idea.......thanks for sharing...

Skillz !! Great idea.......thanks for sharing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By zeropoint
No international shipping. Besides I suspect,...

No international shipping. Besides I suspect, like Gear 4 in the UK, the part shows as available on their website, but when you query it and try to place an order they confirm that KTM has stopped...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By zeropoint
This any help ? I spoke to Gear 4 in the UK. Kit...

This any help ? I spoke to Gear 4 in the UK. Kit is definitely unavailable but individual parts are. A couple of them are on back order for a few weeks but no indication that you won't be able to get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By zeropoint
yup.....mine were finished by 16k too.....

yup.....mine were finished by 16k too.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By zeropoint
mmmm....just put an oberon on mine and will be...

mmmm....just put an oberon on mine and will be replacing the clutch pack soon. i'll bear your experience in mind. thanks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By zeropoint
http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/KTM-690-Enduro...

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/KTM-690-Enduro-R-SMC/performance-upgrades/thermostat-switch-ktm-690
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By zeropoint
Hi Gabe Don't know who the makes them but I...

Hi Gabe

Don't know who the makes them but I got mine from Rally Raid Products UK....if that helps.

See ya

Tim
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19,535
Views: 8,199,518
Posted By zeropoint
As was mentioned above all the info is on the...

As was mentioned above all the info is on the facebook page:

Tanks are 1000 euros plus VAT plus shipping
Exhaust manifold is 600 Euros plus VAT plus shipping.

Send email to marco at...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 107,314
Posted By zeropoint
Damn.....can't believe I missed this till now. So...

Damn.....can't believe I missed this till now. So I'm in.....better late than never. Great to see you guys and gal out in the wilds again. And sorry that LittleWan hurt herself before the trip. Hope...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,012
Posted By zeropoint
I have had it on my 990 since day 1. It is...

I have had it on my 990 since day 1. It is useless.

I complained to the dealer and two of the shop guys went out with one guy trailing the mechanic on my bike to test it out. Apparently the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
Well spotted ! If you can name the pub it went...

Well spotted ! If you can name the pub it went into as well I'll buy you a pint next time you're over !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
@ oldfuddy - It's a wunderlich one. It gives a...

@ oldfuddy - It's a wunderlich one. It gives a little more protection than the touring screen alone but I'm 6'4" with 34" inseam so I still get some buffet around the top of my helmet. I prefer this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
here's a couple: ...

here's a couple:

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r612/zeropoint808/4b38f4848a3ea21ac9d7ca34f9ad7d98.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
Used it as a camera platform for filming the...

Used it as a camera platform for filming the prototype of the new limited edition Hesketh 24 . I used to think my 990 with akras sounded throaty.....but this beast? Wow !
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 2,617,652
Posted By zeropoint
Did a very similar run maybe a couple of weeks...

Did a very similar run maybe a couple of weeks before you.....when the west coast of Ireland was getting hit by the tail end of a hurricane coming up from the Bahamas I think. I knew it might be wet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,024
Posted By zeropoint
I've been using hard ally panniers for my trips...

I've been using hard ally panniers for my trips to date - long road tours with dirt trail exploration along the way. They worked well as we dropped them at camp and headed off for the day with ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By zeropoint
Yup I have this set up. KTM 37 litre black ally...

Yup I have this set up. KTM 37 litre black ally boxes (rebranded SW Motech) on Evo quick release rack system with the BDCW extra large rear rack. Works great.......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By zeropoint
Is that a reference to the Scorpion wobble ?...

Is that a reference to the Scorpion wobble ? Never had it on my last set to be honest. Haven't run this one loaded yet though

Anyway, thanks guys.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By zeropoint
Pirelli Scorpion Speed rating

I've just noticed that the garage have installed an S rated front rather than the V rated that is recommended. Apart from the obvious speed limit difference, is there any cause for concern ? They...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By zeropoint
I had an MWME on for my last trip. I really like...

I had an MWME on for my last trip. I really like the feel of it but I too sprung a leak on my master cylinder after a few thousand miles....coincidence ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By zeropoint
I've been very slowly losing coolant ever since I...

I've been very slowly losing coolant ever since I got the bike. No sign of any leaks. Filter looks fine. Swapped out the rad cap recently and got the shop to check my pump and replace the seal at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,082
Posted By zeropoint
only if it's the 800.....1200 is around 50kg more.

only if it's the 800.....1200 is around 50kg more.
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