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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
Results???

So what fuelling improvements have you seen? My main issue is a dead spot around 3-4000 rpm where the bike hunts at cruising speed on 55-60 mph highways. Is the single O2 sensor a problem or do you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By RoundOz
Mine was

My "local" dealer (8 hour round trip) replaced mine under warranty. It required them to do a swath of tests on it and me to put a credit card scan on record with them to cover the possibility of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,463
Posted By RoundOz
+1 for the 270 deg crank if it has to be a...

+1 for the 270 deg crank if it has to be a parallel twin. I rode a friends TRX850 years ago. Truly a beautiful note and feel to the engine -almost all the feel and character of a 90 deg Italian (and...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Well I haven't tried tractor beams yet but the...

Well I haven't tried tractor beams yet but the number of things I have added to bikes, cars and trucks over the years without any modification is pretty small. Many items i build myself from scratch....
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Very cool....thank you for that Doug!

Very cool....thank you for that Doug!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Rotty map

I installed the Rottweiler map from their website...assuming it is still there. I don't think this map (for 2-1) is as smooth as it could be. I have had a vibe problem between 4-6000 rpm since then,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
Always suspected the deadweight of fuel or water...

Always suspected the deadweight of fuel or water on the rear rack was a bad idea...may not ever fit my biggest pelican topcase again, even though my mount puts about a third of the weight forward of...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Yes I see these dimensions. Previous experience...

Yes I see these dimensions. Previous experience tells me that there is usually some variation between all manufacturers quoted sizes and the final dimensions after the bags have been fitted, loaded...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Actual as-fitted dimensions?

Can anyone supply actual depth dimensions of each size of pannier, from the front of the bag to the back, including and excluding the mounting plate. Narrowness is very important to me and I may...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
Actually they knocked me out....probably to make...

Actually they knocked me out....probably to make the walletectomy easier....
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,385
Posted By RoundOz
Btw

...have you seen the Oz made 700 RR kits...?
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,385
Posted By RoundOz
In....

All the best with your build Orange. I reached an age and level of unfitness that tells me a lighter bike would be more fun. Will be following with interest....
By the way, expecting lots of great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/ba5f125...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/ba5f12595fb4aec5c4f0f62993a74b05.jpg

Thought about riding it.

Actually they gave me two options to get rid of the kidney stone....the first was a two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
And from the rear? Measurement across its...

And from the rear? Measurement across its derriere?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,417
Posted By RoundOz
my experience

I didn't read thru the whole thread but the issue sounds so similar to my 990's I thought I would add my 2c. On very hot days it seemed heat soak would raise the temp of the fuel enough that you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11,195
Views: 2,391,888
Posted By RoundOz
I think you have to be pretty religious about...

I think you have to be pretty religious about replacing all the duct tape as soon as a hole appears in it...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Your custoner service is amazing

"We are working on a Jesse Rack adaptor. Will be ready before Christmas. It will have a tool box that fills that void above the muffler- stay tuned, should be pretty cool"
That is fantastic news.
I...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
The Jesse rack system is inherently unsuitable...

The Jesse rack system is inherently unsuitable for most soft bags. I'm sure I could come up with a way to mount your rack system (or go Reckless) but if you ever get a chance to try the fit on Jesse...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Thanks Sonoran...

...it's even the right color...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 176,932
Posted By RoundOz
Pics of bags installed on a 9x0...anyone...?

Pics of bags installed on a 9x0...anyone...?
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
Update

Roma Dakota was the designated hero having sent me a pair of K65 gaskets in the hope that they would fit. Since then I have independent confirmation that they are the same. I sent him a thank you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Can anyone compare the Rottweiler map labelled...

Can anyone compare the Rottweiler map labelled KM601EU1180232 with the Powertripp map for 2-1. I am looking to try the Powertripp one and see what looks to me like pretty big differences between them...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
Of all those I have only heard of EBay. ...my...

Of all those I have only heard of EBay. ...my googler must be broken. Thanks for the links.
Yes I fitted the 68s after rebuilding the 65s and finding there was no way I could make the needle valves...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
I can't do any better than saying I think they...

I can't do any better than saying I think they are, simply because in the Dnepr section of Ural Zentrale they only list one gasket, despite having a variety of kits and parts for K65 and K68 carbs. ...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
My reply (if the Bing translator that jumps out...

My reply (if the Bing translator that jumps out of yahoo mail is correct) stated that they are on summer break until Aug 31. Maybe they overspent on vacation Bier and Weiners and my delivery charge...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
Just tried it again. 4 gaskets, total 5.00 EUR,...

Just tried it again. 4 gaskets, total 5.00 EUR, delivery 7 days to several weeks,

total 60,50 EUR.

Just sent them an email asking why, in case they are really my only source (actually I...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
I will if I have no other leads. They are on ebay...

I will if I have no other leads. They are on ebay for $15 delivery but my equally large issue is the time frame. Was really trying to find some in the US....I am asking on Russian Iron too...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
I changed the quantity to four (couple of spares)...

I changed the quantity to four (couple of spares) and the total minus the cost of the gaskets was around $55...maybe the "four" triggered four times the postage??? Maybe 55 Euros...which is worse...I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Check post 2729 and 2732. Pages 273,274. The...

Check post 2729 and 2732. Pages 273,274. The adjust procedure is in the workshop manual, but its fairly simple...once the stepper motor has closed the throttle all the way, you want a little...
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
Yes no luck with Holopaw. Ural zentrale want $55...

Yes no luck with Holopaw. Ural zentrale want $55 and 1-3 weeks fir delivery. Ebay is $15 for delivery, which is fine....but still 1-3 weeks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By RoundOz
You shoukd not get an error. The valve coil is...

You shoukd not get an error. The valve coil is still connected and the ecu monitors the flow of current to the coil, not air flow through the system. As long as there is no leakage of air it should...
Forum: Hacks 08-21-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
I will. Thanks for reminding me of him, although ...

I will. Thanks for reminding me of him, although last time I spoke to him he nade me very aware that he doesnt do Dnepr. Not sure if any Urals came with K68s ???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By RoundOz
You can just cap off the intake air for the sas...

You can just cap off the intake air for the sas valve. I did this as a temp measure until I did a valve check, which gave better access to the whole system for removal.
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RoundOz
K68 float chamber gaskets Dnepr/Ural

Anyone have a US source for 2 float chamber gaskets for K68s. I need them quicker than I can source them from OS. No, I dont currently have access to them to cut my own from gasket material....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Feedback is always good when problems are solved....

Feedback is always good when problems are solved. Throttle cable adjustment was pointed out to me by the dealer, before I bought my KaTuM, as being one of the main causes for poor running problems on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By RoundOz
+2. I like the voltage protection technology...

+2.
I like the voltage protection technology in EarthX. Read somewhere that someone had a catastrophic failure but it was due to his faulty regulator overcharging and the battery was an early...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By RoundOz
Jesse racks...?

....neither side mount will work. You would have a better chance of modifying CJs to suit Jesses. I built my own side storage box to replace the left pipe and eventually fitted Safaris. I think these...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
I am definitely no expert but you didnt get a...

I am definitely no expert but you didnt get a reply so I thought I would step in to add my take on this fwiw. Maybe it will prompt someone with real knowledge to jump up and straighten us both out....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Dusty Remind me what year model and map you are...

Dusty
Remind me what year model and map you are running. Sounds great.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,946
Posted By RoundOz
Thanks for all that

Yes it is amazing how Safaris change your perspective on fuel economy. I was regularly getting 42-43 highway US mpg with the standard or R map but with the standard tanks I was still starting to look...
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