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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By torinreality
rear master cylinder piston diameter

Can anybody tell me the piston diameter in the rear master cylinder of a 950ADV? I'm thinking of replacing my master cylinder with an external-reservoir unit, but I'm not sure if I want a 13mm or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,107
Posted By torinreality
Thanks for the replies, Brents347, Peanuts. I...

Thanks for the replies, Brents347, Peanuts. I think I have enough information now to give this a shot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,107
Posted By torinreality
Left hand rear brake

Hi, all. Forum searches aren't giving me what I'm looking for:

I'd like to move the rear brake controls to the left hand position. I have a Rekluse clutch, and was thinking to merely raise the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By torinreality
Superplush raised my suspension from 210 to 265...

Superplush raised my suspension from 210 to 265 on my '05 ADV. I wanted to move to the newer-style brake lines off the 990, so I started with "R" lines off a '10. Because of the slightly-different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 42,549
Posted By torinreality
Has there been much discussion about socks for...

Has there been much discussion about socks for these filters? That'd be super convenient.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,453
Posted By torinreality
Anybody have any experience with the Mefo or the...

Anybody have any experience with the Mefo or the K60 in sand? I'm going to be riding in the Oregon high desert this summer, and was thinking of switching to a 908 or similar, but I'll stick with my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,900
Posted By torinreality
I can't find the link on Craig's site to actually...

I can't find the link on Craig's site to actually order this thing. Am I missing something obvious? Has anybody successfully ordered yet?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By torinreality
If you pulled off those water crossings on your...

If you pulled off those water crossings on your first time off-road, hats off to you!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,087
Posted By torinreality
And now I'm subscribed, too. If you're...

And now I'm subscribed, too.

If you're starting a list for first takers, please add me.

Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,087
Posted By torinreality
CJ tool tube?

Hi, CJ. Is this project still a go? Should we expect tool tubes on offer soon?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By torinreality
Ping sound then idle stutter

Hello, fellow inmates.

I'm hoping somebody can help me identify a strange sound I've been hearing for the last few days. Unfortunately I haven't been able to record it.

It's a single, loud...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By torinreality
CJ has a peg set (and all his stuff is awesome),...

CJ has a peg set (and all his stuff is awesome), but I think it requires some welding:
http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/LC8parts.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,515
Posted By torinreality
Wire the Fuzeblock directly to the battery, so...

Wire the Fuzeblock directly to the battery, so you're not limited to the ACC1 amperage. Use a heavy wire. Then all other accessories/farkles wire into the Fuzeblock. I didn't rewire anything stock,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,515
Posted By torinreality
I love the Fuzeblock, BTW. So awesome to be able...

I love the Fuzeblock, BTW. So awesome to be able to change circuits from switched to "always on" and back again.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,515
Posted By torinreality
I put mine in the glovebox, too, but I went to...

I put mine in the glovebox, too, but I went to some effort to ensure I could remove the Fuzeblock without unwiring anything. Unfortunately the bike's in storage, so I can't post pictures right now,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,482
Posted By torinreality
If it's offroad with technical sections, I often...

If it's offroad with technical sections, I often stay in second for long stretches. Using a Rekluse.

If there were long slab sections, I think I'd pick third, too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By torinreality
They've been really good about shipping to...

They've been really good about shipping to Canada, too. Plus the few times there's been an issue with my order (mis-shipment or faulty part), they've fixed the problem without any hassle, and without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By torinreality
I had a custom line made for my non-ABS...

I had a custom line made for my non-ABS Adventure. I used these guys:
http://spieglerusa.com/

The non-ABS is obviously simpler. I went with a "Type 950 Pressed In" line, which is the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,653
Posted By torinreality
Squirly on the street for sure. All (half-way)...

Squirly on the street for sure. All (half-way) knobbies I've tried are like that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By torinreality
The risers shouldn't matter at all, if you're...

The risers shouldn't matter at all, if you're still using the HDB top clamp *on top* of your risers (as opposed to underneath, with the riser tops on top) as the inboard anchor for the guard arms,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By torinreality
Fuze Block

I have one of these, and love it:
http://www.fuzeblocks.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By torinreality
I have a 2005.5 ADV and both these covers fit...

I have a 2005.5 ADV and both these covers fit fine on my bike. I think they'll fit any year.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,653
Posted By torinreality
PayPal

Turns out one has only 45 days to reverse a purchase with PayPal...I missed that deadline by a wide margin. Boo.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,653
Posted By torinreality
Hi, Annette. I really appreciate you taking the...

Hi, Annette. I really appreciate you taking the time to follow up on even the *possibility* that I might have ordered one of your products. That's the kind of service I love.

Sadly, my parts are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,653
Posted By torinreality
Won't be buying from AW again

Just wanted to add another data point to the discussion as to the viability of ordering from Adventurer's Workshop:

I placed an order for about $170 worth of gear in late August of this year, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,784
Posted By torinreality
Please ping me when you've got kits ready for...

Please ping me when you've got kits ready for sale. Very interested.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 438,251
Posted By torinreality
Sweet! Please do report back. Looking forward to...

Sweet! Please do report back. Looking forward to reading about the new Aeroflow screen...it seems to incorporate most of the learnings from this (epic) thread...plus it looks good, too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 438,251
Posted By torinreality
Anybody heard anything more about the new...

Anybody heard anything more about the new AeroFlow screen that ISN'T the Madstad screen? I keep checking their site, hoping to find a link...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,081
Posted By torinreality
I'm happy to jump on the "CJ Rocks" bandwagon....

I'm happy to jump on the "CJ Rocks" bandwagon. Not only is the customer service impeccable, but every time I'm out on the bike and folks point and "Ooh", it's always CJ stuff that they're pointing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By torinreality
Cool poster! Note, though, that the image...

Cool poster! Note, though, that the image misrepresents the size of it...it's 3 feet wide, not 6, like the image shows. Or maybe that's one of those couches for that missing race of miniature...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
Just closing off this thread... There were...

Just closing off this thread...

There were two problems at play with the full crankcase:

The first is as described above: the fuel in the left tank pushed through the vacuum fuel pump and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By torinreality
The fan should come on even if the fins are...

The fan should come on even if the fins are clogged...but it still won't help if no air is being pulled through the rad. Sounds like you've got two distinct problems, though they're both contributing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,312
Posted By torinreality
Hammerhead +1 tip for me, too Sidi boot -...

Hammerhead +1 tip for me, too

Sidi boot - EURO 45

Perfect when I bend the shifter down an inch with a torch.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By torinreality
Perhaps it's possible to tighten the cables at...

Perhaps it's possible to tighten the cables at the carb end?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,312
Posted By torinreality
I use the Hammerhead shifter and a BDCW stand...

I use the Hammerhead shifter and a BDCW stand relocator.

I found I couldn't quite get the shifter quite where I wanted it, so I heated it gently with a torch and bent the tip down about an inch....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
Just had a chat with my local bike expert, and...

Just had a chat with my local bike expert, and here's the current theory:

Note: I have Safari tanks and a vacuum fuel pump.

I parked the bike with almost full tanks, and didn't turn off the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
Well...looks like booger1 was right. The oil was...

Well...looks like booger1 was right. The oil was super thin (without the usual viscosity of oil), and smelled very strongly of gas.

I can drain the system and fill it again, obviously, but I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
Thanks for all the replies, everyone. I'll have...

Thanks for all the replies, everyone. I'll have time to work on the bike this weekend. I plan on draining the oil and replacing in the tank before starting. With luck it won't run back into the case....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
I'll try the check valve, as you suggest. Thanks,...

I'll try the check valve, as you suggest. Thanks, jamesbrown.

P.S. Yeah, I love the case cover. In fact, I love pretty much everything I get from CJ.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By torinreality
Oil in crankcase

Hello, KTM mechanic experts. I'm hoping you can help me identify a problem.

When I went down to my bike this morning, I found a sizeable spot of oil underneath.

I tried to trace the oil up...
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