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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By weed099
From Jacksonville you can take US1 to GA15 north...

From Jacksonville you can take US1 to GA15 north to Athens. GA15 is 2 lane, flat and straight, but it runs through small town Ga, decent scenary and keeps you off the interstate. It's how I get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
Obviously by what you ride, you have given up on...

Obviously by what you ride, you have given up on excitement and you can not comprehend that motorcycle technology has progressed past the 1930s. http://184.72.239.143/mu/a6890c1e-f84d-6938.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
MortimerSickle's trick did the job. I actually...

MortimerSickle's trick did the job. I actually pulled the bike out into the sun and opened the lid on the tanks. After a couple hours the tank must have bent enough because the bolts rear bolts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
After sitting over night they still aren't...

After sitting over night they still aren't fitting. I took the back bolt out, left the top in, and inserted the front bolt. With those two in, I attempted to bolt in the rear. The tank was hitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
They are almost empty. Not much gas in them. ...

They are almost empty. Not much gas in them. They are now in the basement, hopefully cool down and shrink some.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
I started with the top, then the rear, but the...

I started with the top, then the rear, but the bottom won't line up. I can't even get the crashbars to mount to the frame. The tank seems like it expanded too much. Complaining of gas fumes, my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
Gas tanks expanded, won't fit back on

I took my 2005 950 Adventure apart to replace the waterpump, which it turns out it was probably fine. But now I am putting it back together and the gas tanks don't fit. I noticed something wasn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By weed099
I am interested in if the Samcos are worth the...

I am interested in if the Samcos are worth the money. I have not had any problems with my factory hoses, but it is time to replace the waterpump for the second time. Living in Georgia its been...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,359
Posted By weed099
ZipTy Racing peg extensions

I just put these on for a dual sport ride. They are great! A real pain in the ass to install because you have to drill through the stock pegs. But after that they rock. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,451
Posted By weed099
I have Remus dual exhaust on my KTM 640. I had...

I have Remus dual exhaust on my KTM 640. I had been trying to come up with something like this with no luck. I would be interested also. My dad is about to buy an FMF exhaust for the 640 so he can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,973
Posted By weed099
I'm due for an oil change. I am thinking about...

I'm due for an oil change. I am thinking about this also. I hate changing the oil on this thing. My 640 is also a pain.
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By weed099
Bike week 2010: OCD Bikers

Here is my Daytona Bike Week experience this year. I have been like the past 6 or 7 years. I usually take pics and make a slideshow of them afterwards. This year I changed it up. Mostly due to...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,766
Posted By weed099
I prefer Helen2Wheels...

I prefer Helen2Wheels (http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/category/Helen_Twowheels_Roll_Top_Sacks2) bags. I have 2 of them. One for the tent, and the other for Thermarest, sleeping bag, and pillow.
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By weed099
Jesse top box quick release? KTM

I have a 2005 KTM 950 with Jesse Luggage side bags. I just picked up a Jesse Safari top box used. I would like to find a way to make it a quick release. The box already has holes drilled in it, it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By weed099
Hope you didn't give him his tire iron back, and...

Hope you didn't give him his tire iron back, and not let him install your tires again. I kept the pliers. My 950 found it, I get to keep it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By weed099
950 vs. Suzuki pliers

I'm willing to bet no one else has had this happen to them.
<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/RHWinderweedle/HoochDualSportPreRide/photo?authkey=ca6G94VXfRM#5191784051003379026"><img...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By weed099
Remus dual exhaust inserts?

I am looking to quiet the Remus dual supermoto exhaust on my 640. I am going to dual sport it again and the dual sport ride I am doing requires a 93db exhaust. I really don't want to take it off. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By weed099
I do some, but not all the time. I shouldn't...

I do some, but not all the time. I shouldn't have to do it for just 1 month.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By weed099
Battery life stinks. Dies when not ridden.

My 2005.5 950 Adv. has been through 3 (or 4, can't remember) batteries. As long as it is ridden regularly it will stay charged. Over last fall & winter I didn't ride much, of course it was dead. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,313
Posted By weed099
What about the "I sold my GS and now own 5 HDs to...

What about the "I sold my GS and now own 5 HDs to try & make up for it and
can't stop thinking about getting another GS" bead? Thats at least 1 bead per bike not a GS. Us 950 riders aren't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-29-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By weed099
Zumo 550, GXM antenna for live music, 8gb SDHC...

Zumo 550, GXM antenna for live music, 8gb SDHC card for mp3s. That covers everything needed. Its what I'm running. Only real complaint is not being able to make playlist on the Zumo. Of course no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By weed099
I've considered doing this for the past year, but...

I've considered doing this for the past year, but haven't tried it yet. I was thinking about using this kit (http://www.sportsimportsltd.com/pedecafiunhe.html).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,913
Posted By weed099
GoNow: Excellent pics and write up. I...

GoNow: Excellent pics and write up. I understand alittle better now about installing the kit (haven't picked 1 up yet). No offense ridewestKTM, your pics weren't the best :D . I haven't had a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,697
Posted By weed099
and powered on with Euro headlight

and powered on with Euro headlight
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,697
Posted By weed099
another

another
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,697
Posted By weed099
Piaa 520

Piaa 520
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,706
Posted By weed099
I would like to know how well they work too and...

I would like to know how well they work too and about installing it b/c of the different hook ups. I've been through 3 batteries in my 05. 2 Yuasa & now I'm trying a Bike Master. I need something...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,371
Posted By weed099
Nillbymouth, it definitely looks like something...

Nillbymouth, it definitely looks like something was bouncing around in there before it made the hole. Your clutch pressure plate got the crap beat out of it by something. Aurel's photo is not as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,158
Posted By weed099
Impressive!!! Glad yall pulled through it.

That has always been a concern for me because where my parents live, not too far from me in GA, is a little more rural and there are deer everywhere. During the fall they are regularly in the front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 21,335
Posted By weed099
Proline Motorsports in GA got 2

They have a black & an orange one. I like that they added a power outlet on the dash, & gave a few more extra fuses in the glove box. The thought of ABS while touring on road would be nice, while...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,195
Posted By weed099
Trust us that know him, he will ride two wheels...

Trust us that know him, he will ride two wheels to death valley. And leave anyone who breaks down and can't fix it in his 3 hour allotted repair time behind. As much as some others wouldn't admit...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,195
Posted By weed099
KTM rules!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Glad to see you finally got around to posting your ordeal so others around the world can experience what those of us who ride with you have to put up with on a daily basis. :rofl If the rest of yall...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By weed099
KTM over Buell!!!!!!!!!!!!

One of the guys I ride with, who hangs here on Advrider somewhere, has made fun of my 950 since I got it. The issues that many of the fellow KTM riders have experienced (water pump, fuel pump,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By weed099
ACC 1 is the hot wire. ACC 2 is switched. If...

ACC 1 is the hot wire. ACC 2 is switched. If you are looking to wire up more than 2 accessories I would recommend contacting http://www.easternbeaver.com. I ordered a fusebox wire harness with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By weed099
With your mileage you are probably ok without an...

With your mileage you are probably ok without an extra water pump. I would just keep an eye on it. If you notice a large amount of coolant being used up, the seals are probably bad; if the coolant...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By weed099
How many miles or days are you gone? I have...

How many miles or days are you gone? I have pondered the thought of carrying a water pump kit on my next long Adventure. I am just now replacing it for the first time at 8200 miles. Caught the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,139
Views: 7,864,941
Posted By weed099
Parked on the CBBT

Parked on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel on the way to the BMW Rally in VT, coming from GA.

<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By weed099
Depends what you want them to power. Like...

Depends what you want them to power. Like previously mentioned....right side of dash near the Tach to power a GPS. In the glovebox to recharge a cellphone. On the left side panel to power a heated...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By weed099
I use Nikwax (http://www.nikwax-usa.com/en-us/)...

I use Nikwax (http://www.nikwax-usa.com/en-us/) on everything I own. Tents, gearbags, jackets, boots. I love the stuff. I should have stock in it as much as I buy. They make a product for any...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,623
Posted By weed099
I really like the looks of it. But I like to...

I really like the looks of it. But I like to touch and feel before I buy. I have been looking for something to replace my Darien jacket and Pants for the past 6 months. I really like the Rukka...
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