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Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 438,178
Posted By pavegel
Test ride

For the first time in years, I'm finally considering selling my beloved 950S and purchasing a 1190R. I would probably pull the trigger if it weren't for a few negative traits of the new bike. One is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,469
Posted By pavegel
17/45 works just fine for me. Just pull the front...

17/45 works just fine for me. Just pull the front turn signals off to allieviate major plastic repair and have a nut. Remember momentum is your friend and if all else fails, throttle it!!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By pavegel
Cold clutching

My 950 has had a grabby clutch on start-up since I bought it 5 years ago. You could try a larger oil jet or check the plates, but if it clutches normally after it warms up, there are no problems and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pavegel
Just had something very similar happen to me. I...

Just had something very similar happen to me. I hit 26K on my '06 950 and started to have problems with poor idling and followed by stalling. I wasn't sure if it was my fuel pump or jetting problem,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,661
Posted By pavegel
I just turned over 6000 miles on a set of K60's,...

I just turned over 6000 miles on a set of K60's, with another 2-3K left. Put some hard miles on them through gravel, soft sand, arroyos, rock, as well as pavement; great tire in the twisties. My only...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,004
Posted By pavegel
My bad, thanks. :rofl

My bad, thanks. :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,004
Posted By pavegel
Use your back!

Use your back in a quick, jerky motion, take your legs completely out of the equation....

...or just do this.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5k4Uj3YTnY&feature=endscreen&NR=1
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 241,186
Posted By pavegel
Anybody out there do Poison Spider or Gemini...

Anybody out there do Poison Spider or Gemini Towers on a 950? I've done both of them on a XR650R and it was a handful.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
Wicked Radiator

Anyone want a used radiator, cheap?

http://gellings247.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Carnage/i-pjfvJq2/0/L/image-L.jpg

http://gellings247.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Carnage/i-J8P62j9/0/L/image-L.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
To hell with it!

Tried plastic repair and it went nowhere.

http://gellings247.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Carnage/i-ttGJnGN/0/L/image-L.jpg

Found some Silver and Black and I'm going with it. I'll paint it when I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
Thanks. I'd be all over those if they were blue,...

Thanks. I'd be all over those if they were blue, but until I move from this state, I'm afraid the minute after I paint and put those on I'd immediately drop it on another rock.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
The tank is fine, thank God. I went back to...

The tank is fine, thank God. I went back to retrieve all the plastic from the site. I'm going to make this plastic repair a work of art. :wink:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
Got it!! Now for some plastic.

Got it!! Now for some plastic.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
More pics

Was having a blast out riding West of Albuquerque on Southern; right up to the moment I picked a bad line going over a 2 foot drop and clipped a rock that stuck out. I was able to ride out of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By pavegel
Trail Carnage

A blood sacrafice made to the Orange Gods....

....anybody have some spare 950S plastic? and a radiator?

http://gellings247.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Carnage/i-6JW9JPB/0/L/Carnage1-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By pavegel
Thanks for the link. I still will have dreams of...

Thanks for the link. I still will have dreams of carbon fiber upper forward sidecovers.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By pavegel
I saw these, but I was talking about the side...

I saw these, but I was talking about the side covers that go between the fairing and the gas tank.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By pavegel
KTM wants over $600 for a set of replacement...

KTM wants over $600 for a set of replacement covers. I don't think resins, putty and carbon fabric would add up to much more. Once a plug and mold are made, they really could pay for themselves.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By pavegel
Fiberglass side covers

Anyone out there attempt making fiberglass sidecovers? I've already glued my sidecovers back together a couple times. It would be nice to have a plug and make as many replacement covers as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18,794
Views: 7,528,014
Posted By pavegel
NM rocks!

Cabezon road Saturday, Rio Puerco Sunday and plastic repair on Monday.

http://pavegel.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NM-journey/i-6rHwqrK/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 527,131
Posted By pavegel
Rim and Spokes Only

Hi Woody,

I am thinking about building my own set of wheels for my 950 Adv. Starting with the rear, I'm looking at going with an silver Excell 3.5x18 plus spokes. I would like to have you guys...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By pavegel
Sounds straight forward. I have a tools and the...

Sounds straight forward. I have a tools and the knowledge, think I might take this on. Last wheel I built was for a Harley, 20 years ago. Are KTM spokes on a 950 identical inside and out, unlike HD?...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By pavegel
Home built wheels

Anyone out there buy, build and true your own wheel set for your 950/990? I haven't found a lot of posts of someone who went through this.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By pavegel
I ordered a torque limiter kit from Cyclehutt and...

I ordered a torque limiter kit from Cyclehutt and I cancelled it after they said they weren't going to receive it for another month. This is one month after I had already ordered it.

They...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10,453
Views: 2,162,072
Posted By pavegel
950 Torque Limiter R+R

I had enough of the loud hacking, metal-on-metal, finger-nails-on-the-chaulkboard, will-it-leave-me-stranded, grind that happened everytime I started up my 950. Got the new kit from KTMparts.com,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By pavegel
It's where you put your weed. :lol3

It's where you put your weed. :lol3
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29,144
Views: 2,139,881
Posted By pavegel
Xcw 400 @ d&d

So who finally bought the '09 XCW 400 that sat a D&D forever?


That would've made a perfect second bike for me, but it wasn't ment to be. :becca
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18,794
Views: 7,528,014
Posted By pavegel
Dead end!

Nothing like trying to back up a 950 over a rough trail.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18,794
Views: 7,528,014
Posted By pavegel
Smokey Mountains NC (I think)

275279


Searched for a route along the Northern boundary of the Smokeys, found this trail. I didn't quite make it up the rocky hill, lost a lot of momemtum crossing the stream. A guy on a 1150...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By pavegel
Put the GS on the center stand. Remove rear...

Put the GS on the center stand. Remove rear wheel. Remove front wheel. Allow bike to rest on final drive/swing arm. If you're worried about scratching it, put some napkins or card board underneath....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By pavegel
Do you put Zmax in your fuel and oil?

Do you put Zmax in your fuel and oil?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By pavegel
Problems solved

I finally have an update for you guys.

I tore into the 950 over the past month. Oil change, new coolant, new plugs, air cleaner, checked valve clearance (no shim change needed). Found that the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By pavegel
Always, but it is usually AFFES gas.

Always, but it is usually AFFES gas.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By pavegel
No. It's been riden continuously through the...

No. It's been riden continuously through the winter. I moved to FL in March and went from average temps in the 30-40's at high elevation to 70-80's at sea level. A plug change along with a annual...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By pavegel
Question Weird low RPM noise

Just hit 10K on my '06 950 S and I'm starting to hear some unusual sounds. It happens when I lug the bike at low RPM, below 3500-4000 RPM in low gear. Sound like a knock, followed by slight...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By pavegel
I called up the FL Tax and Licensing Office to...

I called up the FL Tax and Licensing Office to ask what the requirements were to title an out-of-state motorcycle that never had been registered for street use. FL requires a Bill of sale, the MSO...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By pavegel
All I need is a set to show the DMV. Does anyone...

All I need is a set to show the DMV. Does anyone have personal experience or know somebody who got FL tags for a CR450F, or any off-road dirt bike, just by adding lights and rear-view mirrors?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By pavegel
Any good motorcycle junk yards in NW FL?

Any good motorcycle junk yards in NW FL?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By pavegel
Registering a Dirt Bike in FL

ALCON,

Any of you guys know what I need to register a untitled, out-of-state dirt bike with only a MSO in FL?

I'm looking buying a 2 stroke enduro. I've seen the Certificate of Origin and no...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 527,131
Posted By pavegel
Would you be able to reuse the stock spokes?

Would you be able to reuse the stock spokes?
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