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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,417,064
Posted By HarryEye
Stone Cold Stock

Back when I was temporarily without a bike, I borrowed a ('96?) XR600 from a friend to take to Colorado to ride in the "Colorado Gold Rush" annual five-day ride. This was about three years ago.
The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By HarryEye
KTM 500 EXC Initial Specs/Yearly Changes??

Somebody please direct me to a list of the initial specifications of the KTM 500 EXC and the subsequent changes that were made to the bikes each year. Also, please tell me exactly how the "Six Days"...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By HarryEye
Sorry

I just realized that I might have posted this in the wrong place. I own a 990 Adventure, and I just automatically went to "Orange Crush". Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By HarryEye
KTM 500 EXC Initial Specs/Yearly Changes??

Somebody please direct me to a list of the initial specifications of the KTM 500 EXC and the subsequent changes that were made to the bikes each year. Also, please tell me exactly how the "Six Days"...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By HarryEye
Tune ECU map for CPR filter and 2-1 FMF?

I have what i think is a VERY basic set-up on my 2007 KTM 990 Adventure "S": a CPR filter and a 2-1 FMF Q4 pipe. All the other extraneous junk has been removed (SAS, etc.). There must be many other...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By HarryEye
Help finding OEM KTM 525 controls for lights

Please talk to me like I'm stupid.
I am buying a 2004 KTM 525 EXC, and I'd like to find some OEM handlebar controls for the turn signals, high and low beam, and horn. I can find lots of after-market...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By HarryEye
F*$#ing lower shock bolt is stuck! Help!(990)

Re: Adventure 990. "Remove lower shock bolt, using 12mm hex wrench".
Yeah, right! The top one came right out. The lower one does NOT want to come off. The bike is an '07, but it only has 8k miles. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By HarryEye
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By HarryEye
bark-busters

Oh yeah--Highway Dirt Bikes hand-guards. Nobody even TRY to argue...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By HarryEye
+1 on the rims, AFTER the side-stand bracket and...

+1 on the rims, AFTER the side-stand bracket and decent skid-plate.

I don't know how much it would/will eventually cost, but I managed to bend my 990 Adv. front rim at Hatfield-Mccoy. I do...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,551
Posted By HarryEye
I have a set of Factory KTM folding mirrors, and...

I have a set of Factory KTM folding mirrors, and they are great. They come in two lengths--just get the onger ones, or you won't be able to see past your shoulders. They screw right into the stock...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By HarryEye
What about the Black Dog mount? Why don't you...

What about the Black Dog mount? Why don't you like it? (Because I'm considering it for my Rigid lights)
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By HarryEye
Anybody ever license a KTM 520,525 in MD?

I am looking for a used, older KTM 520, 525, 530 EXC, and I want to get it licenced for legal street use in Maryland. If anybody has done this, or done it with a similar KTM, please give me some...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,214
Posted By HarryEye
Unbelievable tire combo

Continental TKC 80 front, and a Heidenau K60 Scout rear, modified (center lugs cut out at intervals, to make it more of a "knobby", like it's smaller brothers). It sound like a pain to obtain, but...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,906
Posted By HarryEye
battery weight

Sorry, I didn't read the whole thread, but I must say that this seems a bit unnecessary. I just bought a new EarthX battery (the 24) for my 990, and it basically weighs...nothing worth even...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By HarryEye
Touratech Skid Plate--Fuse Holder Hits/Rubs

Hey, I looked a lot, found little.
I have two '07 Adventure 990s--an "S" and an "ABS". The "S" bike came with a Touratech skid plate, but I want to put it on the non-"S" (selling the "S" bike).
I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By HarryEye
Rejuvenating Weathered Gray Gobi Cases?

Looking for ideas. I bought a used Adventure 990, and it came with all three Gobi cases, in the gray color. They are in reasonable shape, but are very discolored/dingy/mottled/stained...just plain...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,527
Posted By HarryEye
Polisport

I'd like to see a photo of that Polisport fender on a bike.
Also, how much do they cost?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,001
Posted By HarryEye
Well, with my 990 on the center stand, the back...

Well, with my 990 on the center stand, the back tire is about 5 or 6 inches off the ground (and keep in mind that's with the rear shock fully extended, and the front end mildly compresed). I have no...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By HarryEye
[[Should it be the same I sure hope you have the...

[[Should it be the same I sure hope you have the orange one and can program other extra keys to work with the immobilizer. Not sure if a dealer can do anything without the orange master key either?]]...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,001
Posted By HarryEye
From the manual, pretty sure...

I'm new here, but the manual says to keep the bike level to check the oil (the bike is not level on the center stand), and to screw the dip-stick all the way in to check the level (and, of course to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By HarryEye
Key with "chip" for my 990??

I just bought a used 2007 Adventure 990 (with ABS). It only came with one key. I went online to buy a few extra blank keys; There are a few listed on eBay, but the descriptions say something like...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-06-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By HarryEye
Ahem. You're welcome...

Ahem. You're welcome...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By HarryEye
They look awesome! Bump for those graphics kits! ...

They look awesome! Bump for those graphics kits!

My personal taste runs toward more subtle paint schemes (read: I'm too old to ride a bike that looks that...cool).

Also, I want "KTM" on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By HarryEye
That's it! - Also, that would explain a few...

That's it!
-
Also, that would explain a few things:
I found decals and some paint codes for "Black". Funny, they made an actual black bike--wonder what they call that one...
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So, do you...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By HarryEye
Paint and Decals for 990 Adventure-Help Please

(the usual noob disclaimer: please direct me to the proper thread if this has been covered)

Seems like every "simple" mod that I'd like turns out to be a major pain in the backside (case in...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By HarryEye
Blue 990 "S"--How do I re-paint as stock color?

As usual, I apologise if this topic has been covered. If so, please re-direct me.
I have an '07 Adventure 990 "S" (the blue one), and as advertised, the paint basically just flakes right off. If...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By HarryEye
Shipping a Bike in the States?

Sorry if this is obvious, but I'm very new to this forum. There must be a thread on "having a bike shipped", but I can't find it. Also, I'd really like to get the information from someone who has...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By HarryEye
990 "two into one" exhaust--performance changes?

Does the modification to a two-to-one exhaust adversely affect the performance of the 990 Adventure?
I would guess that you need to change the fuel/air mixture/mapping. But, after proper tuning, how...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 157,999
Posted By HarryEye
This is why I'm convinced now.

I'm trying to convince a few other guys to buy an Adventure, now. Thus this bump.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By HarryEye
Easy, big fellah!

Holy moley, FakeName! I was writing my above post while you were writing yours, apparently.
I wanted to see videos that represented the true capabilities of the 990. I belived it could be done, as...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By HarryEye
This pushed me past the 100% mark.

Thanks for the responses! This is EXACTLY what I needed to see! I felt in my gut that this could be done with the 990.
Who knows what the designers were thinking, Kave? Maybe they are as nuts as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By HarryEye
Adventure 990 on rough trails? You kidding?

My first post!
My best friend is trying to convince me to join him in his quest to purchase a 950/990 Adventure. Because of my confusion about the true off-road capabilities of these behemouths, I...
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