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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Goss
Could be carbs out of balance. That will cause...

Could be carbs out of balance. That will cause this symptom as well.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,182
Posted By Goss
Fuel tank venting ok ? When it does this maybe...

Fuel tank venting ok ? When it does this maybe immediately pull over and open the filler cap to see if you have a vacuum on the tank.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By Goss
No template. The clear coat cut was precise and I...

No template. The clear coat cut was precise and I went back with body shop grade striping tape to prep for the spray.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By Goss
Since I was planning on spraying bedliner...

Since I was planning on spraying bedliner material over the area where the factory decals had been I used an Exacto knife and scribed the outline of the black KTM decal. Peeled that off and then used...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-12-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Goss
Your in the correct state of the master wheel...

Your in the correct state of the master wheel builder. Ring Woody's and see what can be done. If it can be done his shop can pull it off.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Goss
See this thread as your a little late to the...

See this thread as your a little late to the party. More pics too.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028451
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,317
Posted By Goss
Good Lord ! One of these days. Congrats ! ...

Good Lord ! One of these days. Congrats !

Also if you get it street legal would love to hear the steps.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,320
Posted By Goss
I certainly do not disagree with your statement....

I certainly do not disagree with your statement. Companies will continue to produce products with such issues as long as they sell. As an example unfortunately most of us long time 950/990 owners...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,320
Posted By Goss
Excellent. Making my upgrade list when I pull the...

Excellent. Making my upgrade list when I pull the 1190R trigger.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,320
Posted By Goss
Has anyone considered the size of the wiring to...

Has anyone considered the size of the wiring to see if that is causing some conductance loss ? I mention this because the Ducati's have a history of under sized wiring in the starter setup and there...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
All these photos are recently shot supposedly and...

All these photos are recently shot supposedly and are showing up online and in mags.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,101
Posted By Goss
I too was thinking of diving into the 1190R pool...

I too was thinking of diving into the 1190R pool this year until this ECU issue started showing.

Will need to see how this is handled for the next few months. Still don't think there is a better...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,101
Posted By Goss
The SuperDuke thread over in Road Warriors has at...

The SuperDuke thread over in Road Warriors has at least one ECU failure over there.

KTM needs to get a handle on this. Hopefully a few isolated units.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 235,304
Posted By Goss
Sounds like the ECU problem on the 1190...

Sounds like the ECU problem on the 1190 Adventures as well. Appears to be 2015 models. There is a thread over there on the issue.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
The other shot of it shows a temp aluminum fuel...

The other shot of it shows a temp aluminum fuel tank in front of the seat. The thing looks like it will have a large single tank like the old 640 ADV or a twin tank like the 950/990. Think this is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 118,258
Posted By Goss
But is is worth the $33k US ? It is a good...

But is is worth the $33k US ? It is a good looking bike for sure. Appears to be designed with the layout of the chassis lower to the ground unless it is just and illusion.

And can you use it for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
More shots of this new test mule revealed. ...

More shots of this new test mule revealed.

http://therideadvice.com/work-begins-ktms-new-middleweight-v-twins/
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-15-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,413,939
Posted By Goss
I had a 2010 GSA for a few years. I also have a...

I had a 2010 GSA for a few years. I also have a KTM ADV 950S. The Multi was never targeted for off roading for me. It handles great and tours pretty good for one up. It is a completely different bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 818,298
Posted By Goss
He has a thread over in the trip section that he...

He has a thread over in the trip section that he started when he began that odyssey.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
Look at the arms which is nothing like an EXC...

Look at the arms which is nothing like an EXC compared to the models I am referencing. Agree about no linkage for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
The 950/990's, 690RR's and the first gen 450RR's...

The 950/990's, 690RR's and the first gen 450RR's share this "design" of swing arm. Looks like the new 450RR too.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 66,099
Posted By Goss
Could that rear metal subframe be a clue that...

Could that rear metal subframe be a clue that perhaps this is the new 690 Adventure test mule ?

There appears to be fuel cap just behind the top triple.

Let the rumors fly.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,273
Posted By Goss
The big photo on the Visordown website has some...

The big photo on the Visordown website has some good detail. The swingarm is appears to be the 690RR version or very similar. Exhaust layout like the 450RR except on the opposite side.

This could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,251
Posted By Goss
I found my old clutch rod in the bag the new part...

I found my old clutch rod in the bag the new part came in. The new part number I purchased was 60032054400.

If I remember correctly which is no guarantee it seems like I recall there were possibly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,251
Posted By Goss
My 950S is the 03/04 first year model and I have...

My 950S is the 03/04 first year model and I have the EVO slave and did replace the push rod with the new solid one without touching anything else and it works just fine so given that I suspect your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,048
Posted By Goss
In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road...

In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road competition only bike. The crux is how a U.S. RR owner imported the bike. If they did not have the EPA/DOT cert performed at the time of entry into the U.S....
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,048
Posted By Goss
Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or...

Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or simply buying a 450 / 690 RR.

My search efforts turned up a few 690RR's in Europe for sale. To purchase and get them back here then rebuild to new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 16,887
Posted By Goss
The TSB was only for adding washers and re...

The TSB was only for adding washers and re torquing if I remember correctly. Pretty sure a head gasket replacement was not part of that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 16,887
Posted By Goss
You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D....

You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D. Check your rear rim, is it a 4.25"??

The early USA 04's were the orange S model w/ black rims and the silver standard w/silver rims. These were 03'...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 122,969
Posted By Goss
+1 No shots of it in front of Starbucks at...

+1

No shots of it in front of Starbucks at least.:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 122,969
Posted By Goss
Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess...

Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess this is a "life style" model:evil

http://www.ktmimages.com/download/image/100081/view
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Goss
With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure...

With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure showing it would be cool if KTM finally got off their rear and built this for the public. 701 - 702 whatever it takes just build us a single cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Goss
Damn Sweet ! Been thinking about such a bike...

Damn Sweet !

Been thinking about such a bike for a while. Congrats on an excellent build !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By Goss
My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can...

My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can spray bedliner material. Stuff has been on there since 2012 and still no bubbles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,298
Posted By Goss
Yes Yes Yes I found a 690RR with 3...

Yes
Yes
Yes

I found a 690RR with 3 rallys under its belt owned by a U.S. rider but the bike was in the UK. Price was $18k approximately and it needed some TLC. Conversed with Lyndon our resident...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,298
Posted By Goss
Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that...

Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that thread a number of times in my search for a thumper Adv ride. While I would not part with my 950S to obtain such a bike if I had to have only one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Goss
North of where they are is Cycle Town South in...

North of where they are is Cycle Town South in Lancaster, Texas. One of the best KTM dealers around. Curtis White is the owner. Have them at least call the dealership. They will know if there is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,453
Posted By Goss
Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their...

Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their water craft. Perhaps this is where it is coming from ?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,413,939
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: 3,797
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...
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