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Forum: Americas Today, 12:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,564
Posted By Orangecicle
Got this in the mail yesterday. Just a little...

Got this in the mail yesterday. Just a little extra insurance in case of flats. :D

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8670/16476298607_b7b509c8b7_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Sitting at home recovering from a friggin' crappy...

Sitting at home recovering from a friggin' crappy week of flu capped off by pneumonia. Needless to say, I haven't touched the bike. But a neat little toy showed up in the mail while I was down.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 1,588,382
Posted By Orangecicle
Looks niiiiiice. Wish I could get Basel to send...

Looks niiiiiice. Wish I could get Basel to send me parts.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 79,642
Posted By Orangecicle
I'm a buyer! :1drink

I'm a buyer! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Basically the same idea. That's the official...

Basically the same idea. That's the official Rally part. The Scotts file that can be flush mounted should work, but it will need a minor bit of machining to get there. The one I bought looks like...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,293
Views: 400,825
Posted By Orangecicle
Didn't get to ride today. Got a touch of the flu...

Didn't get to ride today. Got a touch of the flu or something. But I did rough in the last button of my cockpit.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8664/15993079853_c8a510494d_o.jpg

{Now, let's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I know. "Chrome" and "KTM" should never be used...

I know. "Chrome" and "KTM" should never be used in the same sentence. :D It looks like there is a black version of the same thing: ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Yep, that makes a lot of sense. I converted my...

Yep, that makes a lot of sense. I converted my 950 with the crossover brake line to the 990 "S" lines to avoid a potential . . . problem. :deal That uses basically the same idea you have going on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I installed the little 19mm on/off switch on the...

I installed the little 19mm on/off switch on the High Dirt Bikes top plate to complete that setup. It only took a few minutes with a rat-tail file. Haven't hooked up the juice to it yet. I have an...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
The empty is because I'm out of Bordeaux. :cry ...

The empty is because I'm out of Bordeaux. :cry

Parts are supposed to be available in the next few weeks. Time will tell. :ear

As to the paneling, my brother-in-law would say that it has the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I'm beat. I spent just about every spare second...

I'm beat. I spent just about every spare second of the last 20 or so days editing a book written by an Estonian couple who went on a three-year adventure around the world on a GS. It's going to be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Haven't done it yet. I've seen one Basel that...

Haven't done it yet. I've seen one Basel that used the Scott's pin bolted to the Basel mounting plate for the tanks. It apparently takes some machining on the stock Scott's part. That's my plan. KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Hafta put that on the list!

Hafta put that on the list!
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Real funky swingarm setup. It looks like the old...

Real funky swingarm setup. It looks like the old 950 swing arm with the shock mounted at a really odd angle (and no mudflap). :scratch
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Have a look on this page: ...

Have a look on this page: http://www.mtb-amputee.com/motorcycleamputee.htm Search for "throttle," and you'll find a couple of references to companies that do this type of work.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
I went the Basel Quest route only because the...

I went the Basel Quest route only because the 690RFR probably can't be imported here. My Quest is going to cost me more than a Poskitt 690. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Plasti-dip????

Plasti-dip????
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I'm going to burn that headlight when the Basel...

I'm going to burn that headlight when the Basel kit shows up. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
You're overthinking it. Just keep the oil in the...

You're overthinking it. Just keep the oil in the middle of the sight glass (which involves putting more in), and ride it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Two thoughts. First, it's just barely...

Two thoughts.

First, it's just barely broken in. Those rings can take time to seat, so give it time.

Second, it's a KTM. I have a 950 with 47,000 miles on it. It always uses oil. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Yep, what Spaceman said. The gauge packages on...

Yep, what Spaceman said. The gauge packages on KTMs vary through the years. I think they use whatever they have the most of on the shelf. :lol3

As I noted elsewhere, I only kept the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 175,087
Posted By Orangecicle
+1. I started to go down this path myself, but I...

+1. I started to go down this path myself, but I read a number of posts of guys who were having blow-by problems after capping off that top engine vent. The lower vent on the motor will not be able...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Stock gauge package for a 2010. HDB also makes a...

Stock gauge package for a 2010. HDB also makes a billet protector for the newer gauges. I've seen some guys switch away from the newer gauges. Actually I only kept the stock gauges so that I could...
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 222,165
Posted By Orangecicle
Also, I'm thinking that it might be possible to...

Also, I'm thinking that it might be possible to mount the smaller version a bit forward, thereby giving free access to the filler. The more weight you take off of the back of the 690, the better. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
Almost finished with the first part of the...

Almost finished with the first part of the cockpit. :D

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7370/16529893312_029d45b88c_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
With freed up intake and exhaust, I think you...

With freed up intake and exhaust, I think you should be running the EVO1 maps as a starting point.

KM765EU0804132EPMap, KM765EU0804132FI
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
A new HDB part came in! The Basel kit moves the...

A new HDB part came in! The Basel kit moves the stock gauges up to the navigation tower, but that requires cutting the wiring harness. I thought it might work out to just move the gauges up to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I always overthink it. :lol3

I always overthink it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 739,639
Posted By Orangecicle
That's cool. I'm building a Quest, which runs...

That's cool. I'm building a Quest, which runs the exhaust right under the shifter-side peg. I'm planning to build a plate very similar to yours that will also drop down and angle out. That will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Or . . . maybe just have a secondary, external...

Or . . . maybe just have a secondary, external fuel pump mounted in the bashplate (rally-type bash plate) that you could switch over to if the primary failed. You would have to find the right unit,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 739,639
Posted By Orangecicle
Anybody tried the DrySpec bags? ...

Anybody tried the DrySpec bags? http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/dryspec-d20-drybag-saddle-bags Pretty cheap for what it is. I like the bags on the side of the bike. Another upcoming option is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Yep. It's a little too big, but I think I can...

Yep. It's a little too big, but I think I can make it fit.
{I know, perfect opportunity for a "That's what she said," reply.} :evil

I also see 16mm waterproof switches like this on eBay. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
http://www.ebay.com/itm/261676911803?_trksid=p2057...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261676911803?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Probably true. Many replacement vacuum pumps on...

Probably true. Many replacement vacuum pumps on the old 950s would cause flooding if the bike was parked with full tanks. I'm not too worried about gravity fuel leveling between the tanks, though. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Nope. I used one of the "momentary on" micro...

Nope. I used one of the "momentary on" micro switches on the Highway Dirt Bikes top plate for that.

This is going to "hopefully" go in the empty spot in the HDB top plate. It'll take some mods...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
No joke. I moved my electronics on the 950 over...

No joke. I moved my electronics on the 950 over to a FuzeBlock FZ1 and put a fairly small fuse in for the horns. The first time I tried to honk at a deer, the horn went, "Be . . . ." That was it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
I put Fiamm twin horns on my double thumper. ...

I put Fiamm twin horns on my double thumper.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/12/4456e93bb497858b4e0ec7c994f6302f.jpg



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Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 27,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Hmmmm. What will he do with that??? ...

Hmmmm. What will he do with that???

http://i01.i.aliimg.com/wsphoto/v0/1773872055_1/19mm-12V-LED-Angel-Eye-Push-Power-Button-Metal-Switch-Latching-For-Car-DIY-Blue-red.jpg
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,564
Posted By Orangecicle
I'm getting tentative commitments that I'll see...

I'm getting tentative commitments that I'll see my Quest parts mid-March. I might actually get this thing built before Colorado gets here! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21,224
Views: 2,533,676
Posted By Orangecicle
What, you don't speak iPhone Autocorrect? :lol3

What, you don't speak iPhone Autocorrect? :lol3
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