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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By JTXT
A fourth tubeless option is the Outex kit. I have...

A fourth tubeless option is the Outex kit. I have had for over two years with no problems. It is way easier and faster than the goop method and you can still adjust your spokes if needed. You can...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,572
Views: 1,199,992
Posted By JTXT
New CB500X ABS in the house

Hello Everyone,

I just wanted to say hi, I have been lurking this thread for awhile now because my wife decided the CB500X is the bike for her. She has been riding dirt bikes for years but new to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 31,769
Posted By JTXT
I have been running the Outex tubeless system in...

I have been running the Outex tubeless system in my 17"/19" wheels for two years without any problems.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By JTXT
Same problem

My 2012 had the same problem at 8,000 miles. It was doing the exact same thing as your bike and the new filter eliminated the problem. I had been meaning to order a kit from GEFR but wound up having...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By JTXT
I also have a set of Woody's wheels with RAD...

I also have a set of Woody's wheels with RAD hubs. The rear wheel uses the stock spacers.

I'm thinking you have a worn out or defective seal.
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,691
Posted By JTXT
Paypal payment sent for 2 filter sets - Thank...

Paypal payment sent for 2 filter sets - Thank you!

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9,289
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,409,950
Posted By JTXT
Give Pro Wheel in Granite Falls a call, they...

Give Pro Wheel in Granite Falls a call, they build al kinds of aftermarket wheels. 360-691-6459

http://www.prowheelracing.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By JTXT
I have the same problem with my boot hitting the...

I have the same problem with my boot hitting the kickstand while standing up riding. From looking at your pictures it looks like your boot is hitting that little metal loop on the kickstand. I just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,393
Posted By JTXT
Renazco - I have had several other's seats and...

Renazco - I have had several other's seats and Renazco is the best - hands down!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By JTXT
I believe the front 17" wheel is 3.5" wide. If...

I believe the front 17" wheel is 3.5" wide. If you can't get the Outex for the front wheel you could always go with the TUbliss system on your front wheel and the Outex kit on your rear wheel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By JTXT
Outex Tubeless Kits

I have been running the Outex tubeless kits for 15,000 miles on my 19/17" wheels without any problems. You can find the Outex kits on Ebay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,223
Posted By JTXT
From my experience it is almost impossible to...

From my experience it is almost impossible to remove the air box and fuel injectors without removing the tanks and then even more impossible to remove the valve covers and actually get a feeler gauge...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 522,342
Posted By JTXT
I don't think you can get the voltage reading for...

I don't think you can get the voltage reading for that rear TPS from Tune ECU but there is an adapter plug you can buy from Suzuki that has a pigtail on it so you can read the voltage of the sensor...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By JTXT
Outex

I had tried using Goop, Seal All, super glue, etc. only to develop a leak a week or month later. I have had great success with the Outex kit and have had it on my wheels for about a year now. The kit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By JTXT
I found this from post #8 in this thread ...

I found this from post #8 in this thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=250451&highlight=Water+volume[/url]


" Well I decide to do a real measurement test for the volume. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By JTXT
Black ABS cement

Get a few shavings of plastic from your airbox or another similiar piece of black plastic. Mix the plastic shavings with the black ABS cement until the shavings melt then fill the stripped hole with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By JTXT
You can get custom sized rear sprockets that have...

You can get custom sized rear sprockets that have anywhere from 40 to 53 teeth from Super Sprox for $115.

http://www.supersproxusa.com/products.php?cat=1033700...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By JTXT
Anytime, you never know when you migh need help....

Anytime, you never know when you migh need help. I hope it is nothing serious.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By JTXT
Hi Bob, I see you are in the pacific...

Hi Bob,

I see you are in the pacific northwest, are you anywhere near Everett? I might be able to give you a hand or a trailer ride if you need it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,920
Posted By JTXT
KTMTWINS sells the Alpina tubeliss wheels

Looks like it is about $2,000 for either a set of 21"/18" or 19"/17" wheels.

Here is a link to their Alpina tubeliis page -

http://www.ktmtwins.com/alpina-ktm-950-990-tubeless-wheel-kit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By JTXT
It works - I removed the brown/black wire...

It works -

I removed the brown/black wire from the 32 pin connector that goes into the back of the instrument/speedometer cluster on my 2012 990 Adventure. I was then able to change my wheel size...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 35,087
Posted By JTXT
Check out Outex for tubeliss, you can find them...

Check out Outex for tubeliss, you can find them on Ebay
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By JTXT
Custom Sized Sprockets

You can get custom sized rear sprockets that have anywhere from 40 to 53 teeth from Super Sprox for $115.

http://www.supersproxusa.com/products.php?cat=1033700

The gearing for a 17" with the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-28-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,700,585
Posted By JTXT
I have been using the Outex tubeliss system with...

I have been using the Outex tubeliss system with Woody's 19"/17"wheels with no problems. The it is super easy to install and you can find the Outex kits on EBay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,295
Posted By JTXT
Just an FYI and just trying to help by providing...

Just an FYI and just trying to help by providing some information on this lighting topic.

Here is the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) on the standards/requirements for headlights...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By JTXT
Great picture, it made me chuckle out loud too. ...

Great picture, it made me chuckle out loud too.

I'm surprised the Corgi with ABS took as long to stop as the Corgi without ABS.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,979
Posted By JTXT
Tune ECU

Tune ECU has a function that was added not too long ago to allow you to force the idle stepper motor to zero so you can properly adjust your throttle cables.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,860
Posted By JTXT
You can use Tune ECU instead of a manaometer to...

You can use Tune ECU instead of a manaometer to synch the throttle bodies on a 990.

The bike's ECU controls the idle speed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By JTXT
You are correct the thick part is threaded on and...

You are correct the thick part is threaded on and you should be able to use a pair of pliers to unscrew it on the new sparkplug. It will look like and work just like the one you are replacing it with.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,584
Posted By JTXT
Just ordered a windscreen direct from Rally Raid...

Just ordered a windscreen direct from Rally Raid on 2/6/13 and recieved it on 2/8/13. Standard shipping - Great Britian to Seattle, WA in less than three days - amazing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,536
Posted By JTXT
TuneECu Dyno Tuner in the Northwest

There is a dyno tuner near Seattle WA that uses TuneECU and has worked on tuning KTMs. I have never used his services but I know one inmate here that had his 2007 990 Adventure tuned by him and he...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,804
Views: 2,560,227
Posted By JTXT
Wow, I know see the value of a name like "FMF",...

Wow, I know see the value of a name like "FMF", it's a name I am actually capable of pronouncing correctly!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,406
Posted By JTXT
Pro Flow has the tools and knowledge to clean...

Pro Flow has the tools and knowledge to clean your injectors right and they have serviced KTM injectors before.

http://www.proflowtech.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 31,769
Posted By JTXT
Finally gave Outex a try

Well, I tried the Seal All and Goop method and had success with the back wheel but the front wheel would develop a leaky spoke or two every weekor two.

I finally decided to give Outex a try and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By JTXT
I think the Gobis would survive fine other than a...

I think the Gobis would survive fine other than a few minor scuffs but sometimes UPS charges you more if a package is not wrappped in cardboard.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By JTXT
Yes, that is correct. I forgot about that...

Yes, that is correct. I forgot about that difference which is the quickest and easiest way to tell the open from closed chamber forks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By JTXT
The 2012 690 R forks are open chamber according...

The 2012 690 R forks are open chamber according to the parts microfiche. Generally speaking only the SX's from 2007 and the XC's from 2008 received the closed chamber forks. The XC-W's and EXC's all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,976
Posted By JTXT
I had two new Ballistic batteries and neither one...

I had two new Ballistic batteries and neither one would turn over my 990 unless it just came off of a charger and the bike was warm. I tried it on my friend's DL1000 and it would start it but it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 31,769
Posted By JTXT
Woodys' reply

Here is Woddys' reply to the Outex tubeliss system -

I heard about these guys,,never ever seen one,,,have it on my to do list ,,I'm always looking,,,at creating a better system. Perhaps I'll...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,329
Posted By JTXT
This one is cheap, works well and is quick and...

This one is cheap, works well and is quick and easy to remove if you are not going to be using it. I believe it is a good choice if you do not use a throttle lock often but if you do use one often I...
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