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Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,187,706
Posted By Goss
+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my...

+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my gear so they could set the pre-load via the fork caps as Pampero mentions. I backed them off slightly after some hours of break in.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,723
Posted By Goss
I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11...

I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11 years. Sold it in 2012. Was a sad day as this entire area is truly some of the best riding I have experienced. Truly a great area to visit on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By Goss
The only difficult thing about the WRT on a...

The only difficult thing about the WRT on a bigger bike is the sand. Learn to navigate that with some confidence and it will be enjoyable.

My ride was my KTM 950S.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,632
Posted By Goss
http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/...

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/i-pTD9m2h-L.jpg

Wow what a blast from the past for sure. Sold like it was in the photo. SS front brake lines, Yamaha Performance air cleaner,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,116
Posted By Goss
Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that...

Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that bike. The Termi half system is basically the muffler that Bootlace is showing on his bike. I have a 2007 999S with the Termi can on it as well so dont...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Goss
The method I have always used since day one was...

The method I have always used since day one was from Meoni's mechanic on his Dakar 950 Rally bike. Bike on side stand and chain should be slack enough to get 3 fingers between it and bottom of swing...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By Goss
Thread on this already. ...

Thread on this already.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954716
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Goss
My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after...

My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after sitting a while. I find that I have to bleed from both calipers to get a firm lever.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,584
Posted By Goss
This may sound like a stupid question but when...

This may sound like a stupid question but when you tried the 14mm wrench on the crank did you put the tranny in neutral ? Just thinking if the tranny did what joejinky mentioned it would not let the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,868
Posted By Goss
So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it...

So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it has been years since I owned a Ducati Superbike. So I did not want to plunk down $20k + and learn I no longer have that need in my life so I went...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 596,834
Posted By Goss
The sickness is in me.:D ...

The sickness is in me.:D

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-KqqKdM6/0/L/i-KqqKdM6-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18,141
Views: 1,945,735
Posted By Goss
Wicked That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need. ...

That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need.

Lyndon, how much $$ to build it again ?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By Goss
Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack...

Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack system. It has a section that mounts down around the passenger peg bracket area that transfers the load to the main chromoly frame. This helps a great...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 174,458
Posted By Goss
Wicked Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas...

Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas City, MO can sell you one for sure. KTM dealer and rally race supporter He can likely answer the CA road legality. He said he has a 450 RR they supported...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,714
Posted By Goss
If you have the rack system on your bike for the...

If you have the rack system on your bike for the Gobis / Touratech side cases then loading just the tail rack should not cause an issue. The rack provides more support via the struts that extend down...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,273
Posted By Goss
Wow, this is an old problem brought to light...

Wow, this is an old problem brought to light again.:loll

I use the Tyrepliers as I purchased those many years ago. 2004 to be exact. I also carry a small bottle of soapy water with me on trips....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,470
Posted By Goss
+1 on this.

+1 on this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By Goss
Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link. ...

Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link.

http://www.ktmimages.com/browse/images/2355
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,947
Posted By Goss
I posted in one of the threads on this subject...

I posted in one of the threads on this subject about removing the black KTM decal and masked and applied the spray on bedliner with no clear coat. That was last year and it still looks like the day I...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,187,706
Posted By Goss
Bought the Zega Pros in 38 liter black and the...

Bought the Zega Pros in 38 liter black and the rack system for my 2012 Pikes Peak. The right side Touratech bracket hit the canister bracket for the full Termi system exhaust canister hanger. Caused...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Goss
Oil light could mean your water pump seal has...

Oil light could mean your water pump seal has caused water to migrate into the oil.

If you have the stock oil filter pull it and see if it is wavy. Water makes it swell and the pleats will become...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,727
Posted By Goss
Interesting on the bearings. Mine started...

Interesting on the bearings. Mine started slinging grease the last two hauls. Guess I need to follow your lead on good quality bearings.

Now my next issue is when I have two bikes loaded the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Goss
If your EPC is still connected and functioning it...

If your EPC is still connected and functioning it will prevent full throttle openings in second and third gear. There are electronic valves and some tubing connected to the carbs. I removed the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Goss
That is a drain for the area around your filler...

That is a drain for the area around your filler cap. Mine has a clear tube connected run down where it would dump on the ground if you over filled.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Goss
Check out the Black Dog racks for the 950. They...

Check out the Black Dog racks for the 950. They may have the length you need to install the fittings for the Givi.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Goss
Funny you bring this up as I was just looking at...

Funny you bring this up as I was just looking at an Altrider Al rack for my Multi 1200 and noticed for $17.85 they make a Givi adapter kit to fit their rack. See link. Seems if you have a flat...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 897,678
Posted By Goss
Death Valley during my Big 50 Trip 2012 ...

Death Valley during my Big 50 Trip 2012

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-P32Qznk/0/L/i-P32Qznk-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 21,914
Posted By Goss
On the subject they need to make an example of...

On the subject they need to make an example of this dirt bag.

On the other subject of what modern day sportbikes are capable of read this article. Will surprise many on cornering ability of bikes...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,005
Posted By Goss
Header

I would defintely be interested in the header portion of this if it will fit my 2004 950S. ??

I have the Akras so will not want to loose those. The stock header has the crack factor eventually and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Goss
If the plug thing does not turn out to be the...

If the plug thing does not turn out to be the issue you need to pull the jets out of the carbs and clean them. This has happened to me a number of times over the years and I pull all of them and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,020
Posted By Goss
Do have details on this light and fairing build...

Do have details on this light and fairing build up ?

Looks excellent!
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,187,706
Posted By Goss
Here is a crappy iPhone shot of the two pipes...

Here is a crappy iPhone shot of the two pipes joining on the Termi. Not crushed at all. Both cut equally and welded. The pipe connected to the muffler is oval as this joint then round at the muffler...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Goss
From everything I have read on this issue you can...

From everything I have read on this issue you can pull the oil filter like you did and ride. Yes your oil will be contaminated with trace amounts of water so you would not want to leave it that way...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By Goss
http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/ktm/KTM9501999...

http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/ktm/KTM9501999-04.htm
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By Goss
Close but not the same as a factory rally bike.

Close but not the same as a factory rally bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By Goss
Now if KTM would pull their head out and sell...

Now if KTM would pull their head out and sell these street legal in the USA I would be all over one of these !

Hell I am still waiting on the 690RR - Adventure. KTM give us what we want !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 34,151
Posted By Goss
For those of you that did not know this KTM...

For those of you that did not know this KTM representative that visited Ewen & Charley in "LWR" here is his website and direct link to his trip he took across Russia in 2002. Some photos too. He rode...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,187,706
Posted By Goss
Your sir are correct ! ...

Your sir are correct !

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/103/740/Motorcycle-Article/2008-Ducati-Hypermotard-1100S.aspx
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 287,901
Posted By Goss
Just wanted to share a recent discovery this...

Just wanted to share a recent discovery this morning with you SE guys.

There is an SE in the Dallas, TX Craigslist with 238 miles on the clock. I was looking for a 450 when I stumbled upon this....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,733
Posted By Goss
Guess you missed the 1190 Adv thread started back...

Guess you missed the 1190 Adv thread started back in April.

Mods will swoop down and move so stand by.:evil
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