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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,783
Posted By ABuck99
Sweet looking Arrow system. Since you installed...

Sweet looking Arrow system. Since you installed the full system, have you re-mapped, or put a fuel controller on? Or is that even necessary? I wonder how much range the ECU can compensate for leaner...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By ABuck99
I think you get what you pay for in this case....

I think you get what you pay for in this case. Those look like they might be ok for a 250/450 but not a 100hp 450lb beast.

Pony up and get some proper Floating discs. Braking or Galfer. While the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,418
Posted By ABuck99
Thanks Strega I'd like to keep my trip to...

Thanks Strega

I'd like to keep my trip to 4/5 days as well, your itinerary is helpful. Keep us posted how you go.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By ABuck99
I like my Gobi's for asphalt touring/ light...

I like my Gobi's for asphalt touring/ light forest road use, not for off road use. Gobi's hold enough for my needs, are durable, can be used as a cooler (a bag of ice will keep beverages cold for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,295
Posted By ABuck99
Gefr A sidewall gash like that is a time...

Gefr

A sidewall gash like that is a time bomb :eek1. I think you already got your money's worth from that K60, put that tire in the trash.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,632
Posted By ABuck99
Scud- Impressive amount of miles in a year,...

Scud- Impressive amount of miles in a year, hardly any time for work. I think you've got it figured out. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By ABuck99
Dry ice media blasting

I recently saw a blasting alternative at a trade show where the media used is dry ice. Very "cool" idea . They were selling it for cleaning stainless steel plastic injection molds. Saw another...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By ABuck99
The knock off has different quality plastic...

The knock off has different quality plastic connectors where the frame tubes connect into. They tend to fail if your not careful how you "plop" down into the chair.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By ABuck99
Skip the cot, (thermarest cot) save the weight...

Skip the cot, (thermarest cot) save the weight and added expense. Cots are kind of a pita to set up and tear down especially, in the rain. My tent went up faster than the cot came together. Liking...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,816
Posted By ABuck99
If you've ever watched any of the videos of Chris...

If you've ever watched any of the videos of Chris Birch on an 1190R, that pretty much says it all with respect to the offroad-ability of the 1190. I think he's probably an Alien for his ability to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 39,464
Posted By ABuck99
Curtis If you decide to ride big bike give...

Curtis

If you decide to ride big bike give me a shout

Andrew
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,349
Posted By ABuck99
Voltage Regulator or Stator

"Checked the battery and found it at 11 volts without the bike running. With the bike running, it would only hit 12 v"

I'm a 950 guy, so I won't be much help with FI, but the low voltage would be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 25,355
Posted By ABuck99
Been on a tear since arriving back to Atlanta....

Been on a tear since arriving back to Atlanta. Hopefully no too late to say a big thanks! :clap:clap

Just wanted to reach out and thank Matt and the entire RMAR volunteer group, vendors, and PC...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,678
Posted By ABuck99
Todd- Your Fuel screws are pretty close to...

Todd-

Your Fuel screws are pretty close to the limit of effectiveness at 3 turns out- consider larger mains- (for your local riding not the IDBDR).

Last fall on the AZBDR ( which has similar...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,630
Posted By ABuck99
Mountain Hybrid: Xcellent in Rocky-Sandy

I'm impressed with the OP's ability to shred rubber. :clap Riding style probably has something to do with tire life span. :lol3 I'll preface Im an advanced rider, not an expert rider, and not as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By ABuck99
The steel plates don't wear down in thickness,...

The steel plates don't wear down in thickness, but they can get grooved usually the one furthest inside. The service manual doesn't spec any wear limit, or offer any thickness details.

For...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 104,996
Posted By ABuck99
"I don't know why" I know why, 'cause there's...

"I don't know why" I know why, 'cause there's always cool shit happening in your garage, delivery men and postal carriers, other folks coming and going, & all sorts of tinkering day & night. That...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 104,996
Posted By ABuck99
I like what your dog added to the clip at a the...

I like what your dog added to the clip at a the end. Must be his stamp of approval.
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,678
Posted By ABuck99
Im not running a 2-1, nor do any of my 950/990...

Im not running a 2-1, nor do any of my 950/990 riding buddies. I'm one for squeezing in some extra performance where ever possible but for purely aesthetic reasons, I just think the dual exhaust...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,678
Posted By ABuck99
Interesting comments Mousitsas: I rode a friends...

Interesting comments Mousitsas: I rode a friends 950 who installed the SW7 kit using just the stock KTM needles. I noticed the same things you found. The throttle response was so smooth, power...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By ABuck99
Another tire(d) thread

I've never experienced any of those issues with the 908. But maybe you shred your 950 harder than me.

I like the 908 rear. It's my go to offroad tire on my 950. I run 2 sets of wheels, so the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By ABuck99
Hey guys the CW article was in reference to the...

Hey guys the CW article was in reference to the 1190- the OP has an 08 990

To me that does not look normal, there appears to be both oil residue from the crankcase breather, or ethanol additive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,418
Posted By ABuck99
Wans & SorB Thank you for the routing...

Wans & SorB Thank you for the routing suggestions. I've read some interesting things about Hells Canyon, want to see some of that. If you don't mind, I may PM you for more answers later on when I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,418
Posted By ABuck99
Dirt preferably. I'm thinking to spend no more...

Dirt preferably. I'm thinking to spend no more than 3 days to loop back to Twin Falls. Thanks for any suggestions.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,418
Posted By ABuck99
Looping Back to Twin Falls

Since the route terminates near the Canadian border, does anyone have suggestions for a scenic return route through Eastern WA & OR? Trying to put together a nice return route back to Twin Falls.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,295
Posted By ABuck99
Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking...

Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking forward to breakfasts cooked on your new portable cook top on the IDBDR this fall. Could you add to the menu western omelets, and pancakes & bacon please.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,418
Posted By ABuck99
D.i.y.

DIY , save the money and have a nice steak dinner instead. You might ship ahead to a UPS store, FedEx or a mail handler, or an inmate. Motorcycle Superstore, Rocky Mountain MC ship free ( or darn...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,678
Posted By ABuck99
I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip...

I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip at #4 position and 4mm floats.(900ft elevation for lurkers) I have tried numerous variations of jetting set ups , using including trying 45 pilots, &...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ABuck99
Possible Causes 1. Loose battery terminal or...

Possible Causes

1. Loose battery terminal or worn wire at steering head
2. Worn TPS
3. Clogged Fuel Filter
4. Sidestand switch
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,678
Posted By ABuck99
What's the purpose of adding the breather filter?...

What's the purpose of adding the breather filter? It's not really necessary right?. Doesnt the one way check valve keep vapor flowing in 1 direction? In my sW7 kit it came with some extra hose so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By ABuck99
Snake oil

my observation with ethanol treatments like startron , or ethanol equalizer from liquid performance is that they cause more harm than good. These additives emulsify and suspend the moisture and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 184,710
Posted By ABuck99
Laugh Hey Blue, I followed this build from the...

Hey Blue,

I followed this build from the beginning. I was amazed when I saw this bike would now be residing in Georgia! I had hoped to meet jerryK at the Taos kTm event, and talk about this build...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By ABuck99
If this is the part you're talking about:...

If this is the part you're talking about: 60031099000

if you really need it, wait till Munn racing does one of their 20% 0r 25% off sales which should take the sting out of the price a little....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By ABuck99
Oberon Performance...

Oberon Performance (http://www.oberon-performance.co.uk/acatalog/Clutch_Slave_Cylinders_CSC.html) in the UK makes a well designed aftermarket slave replacement for several brands including BMW (...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,062
Posted By ABuck99
Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to...

Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to have that problem solved.

Was the 1290 starter a warranty upgrade or an out of pocket upgrade? What was the cost on that by chance.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By ABuck99
What Chuck said: Works Had the same issue,...

What Chuck said: Works

Had the same issue, usually only when cold, but none the less when I swapped the bottom steel with another steel in the stack, it cured that chatter & grabbing problem. 31k...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By ABuck99
4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others...

4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others too) might have just broken in the exhaust wrap inside. The open air filter resonance may contribute to noise as well. As for the vibes, what happens...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,814
Posted By ABuck99
Galfer makes an excellent solution with their...

Galfer makes an excellent solution with their wave rotor: Front Part # DF770FLW for 950/990 non-abs, there is another part # for the left side if you have abs. I think its DF770FLA but not sure.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By ABuck99
Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing);...

Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing); looks like this would be the fit for an LC8 @ $99 (nice price), but some LiFePo experts here might say its underrated for this application.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,279
Posted By ABuck99
I have both the Kermit and a Helinox- ...

I have both the Kermit and a Helinox-

Kermit is great, sturdy and super comfortable sitting. Im 220 and its the only packable that I can sit in comfortably. Kermit is great when weight and space...
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