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Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 104,225
Posted By Bronco3738
From another lurker, great job on the report! ...

From another lurker, great job on the report! You must have had a great teacher. :pot. Hey Littlewan!

The Osos tackled some great roads and even coached a noob into a great adventure. Keep...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Bronco3738
Can you explain how or what you are doing to the...

Can you explain how or what you are doing to the started relay? I looked around and found a reference to using a fuse holder but wasn't sure how it is being implemented.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Bronco3738
+1 Do this if nothing else. Spares can be found...

+1 Do this if nothing else. Spares can be found easily enough. Replacing your cases is expensive and time consuming. I think most are guessing at least a little off road.

You didn't mention...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,823
Views: 431,805
Posted By Bronco3738
The 2007-2008 bikes have a different head and...

The 2007-2008 bikes have a different head and some other differences so don't use those. Anything 2009 and up will work on your bike.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
Boy those Oso's get around. Looks like some of...

Boy those Oso's get around. Looks like some of them showed up on the KTM Rally flyer. :rofl Thanks again for another great report Kelly.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
A GOOD skid plate will do wonders, Blackdog,...

A GOOD skid plate will do wonders, Blackdog, weld86, something that doesn't bend when you look at rocks. Didn't you hear Matt's words of wisdom? "Friends don't let friends buy Touratech" :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 50,808
Posted By Bronco3738
He answered just a few posts up. Dave you are...

He answered just a few posts up. Dave you are taking some great pictures on this trip.
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
Well now you did it. You found a place I don't...

Well now you did it. You found a place I don't think I want to take my 990. :rofl I always read your reports and think, that looks like a cool place to ride. I'll pass on the Rubicon. Too much...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
Thanks again for posting another epic ride...

Thanks again for posting another epic ride report!

Poor Lica had a tough day for mechanical issues. Is that why he posted a picture of a new bike? I'm guessing it's his, I see it has an Oso...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,826
Posted By Bronco3738
Congratulations on your wedding, and a great idea...

Congratulations on your wedding, and a great idea for a honeymoon. My wife and I did our honeymoon on a KTM 990. We did a road trip to Moab, with a little off-road thrown in for good measure. It...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
I think it would be awesome if you teamed up with...

I think it would be awesome if you teamed up with Colbatch. That would be a epic ride with a truly epic ride report to follow. We'll be looking forward to it at the end of next summer. :ear You...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By Bronco3738
The 908 will break-in within a few hundred miles....

The 908 will break-in within a few hundred miles. The weaving will calm way down. It's unsettling but it's not going to throw you off. If it bothers you that much I'll take it off your hands.:evil...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,373
Posted By Bronco3738
I you are swapping the frame the title is off the...

I you are swapping the frame the title is off the new frame not the one with the non repairable status. It doesn't matter what happened to your frame only the history of the frame you're moving your...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bronco3738
It's not angst at you, it's frustration with the...

It's not angst at you, it's frustration with the fact KTM changed the way the dash reads a speed signal which prevents following the old guidelines for removing the abs. Then a thread like this pops...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bronco3738
Have you done this on a later model bike? I...

Have you done this on a later model bike? I couldn't get the speedo to read anything with the abs unit unplugged, neither could a lot of other people who where working on removing abs from the later...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bronco3738
That never occurred to the many people how have...

That never occurred to the many people how have tried removing the ABS on the later model bikes. Sorry to burst your bubble but it won't work.:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bronco3738
Guess you missed it in the prior posts. When you...

Guess you missed it in the prior posts. When you remove the ABS systems on the 2009+ bikes the only way to have a functioning speedometer is to swap the dash to the R model. The ABS dash only reads...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Bronco3738
This statement is completely incorrect. The...

This statement is completely incorrect. The proper use of a brake system with ABS is to apply even pressure on the brakes. Letting off defeats what the system is doing and extends your stopping...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bronco3738
For the people with the 2009+ year bike with the...

For the people with the 2009+ year bike with the newer style dash you'll also have to replace the dash itself. It's a $580 part. You need the R dash because the ABS model only get it's speed signal...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 205,060
Posted By Bronco3738
I'm all caught up now you can continue the...

I'm all caught up now you can continue the report.:rofl Looks like there is a trend of a least one element of nature giving you guys a hard time on your rides, snow, sand and now lots and lots of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Bronco3738
+1 for heat. Too much weight and power. They wear...

+1 for heat. Too much weight and power. They wear down fairly quickly under the speeds your SE will produce. Before someone brings up Dakar, yes they run them in Dakar, but they also throw them away...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 170,566
Posted By Bronco3738
We are in Wan withdrawals.

I totally agree, there is always a reason for the Wans to do a ride report. Yes Colorado has been done but it hasn't been done with wacky links and "LittleWan-isms".:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By Bronco3738
My experiance mirrors most others on here, I had...

My experiance mirrors most others on here, I had excellent results with SPS. My request was complicated by the fact I ride hard when I'm by myself but also load it up for camping trips with my wife....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Bronco3738
+1 on the second fan. Also look at replacing your...

+1 on the second fan. Also look at replacing your radiator guard if you have the stock plastic one. My bike dropped a few bars on slow speed stuff by going to one of the mesh style radiator guards....
Forum: 2 smokers 08-10-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By Bronco3738
You'll probably get a lot more help in the...

You'll probably get a lot more help in the Thumper section. This forum is only for the big V twin KTMs. Since the only thing the little 50 shares with its big brothers is the brand decals, the guys...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By Bronco3738
Then you have no speedometer or odometer. Speedo...

Then you have no speedometer or odometer. Speedo not really needed but its nice to know how far you've gone and about how much further you can go before you're out of gas.

And a switch is way...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By Bronco3738
Easiest place to tap in your switch is under the...

Easiest place to tap in your switch is under the seat. Trace the rear ABS sensor wire to the point where it goes to the ABS pump. Remove the pump cover, cut one of the two sensor wires. Splice in two...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bronco3738
It hasn't been tested in the configuration at the...

It hasn't been tested in the configuration at the factory. So from a liability standpoint they say no abs bikes. In reality it doesn't effect the function of your abs. The hoses and lines are long...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,249
Posted By Bronco3738
Glad to hear you figured it out. Sounds like you...

Glad to hear you figured it out. Sounds like you got a little over zealous removing parts.:lol3. MAP sensors are very important to the FI system. Now that those a are back into the system, you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,249
Posted By Bronco3738
Not sure I entirely follow what you did. The...

Not sure I entirely follow what you did. The sensors should be removed, that's what the resistors are taking the place if in the system. Remove the pump and place a resistor in its place. If you have...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By Bronco3738
I have a set I just took off my 990. Went from...

I have a set I just took off my 990. Went from the standard to the S/R height. Make me an offer.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By Bronco3738
I always liked Termis on Ducatis. That's a set up...

I always liked Termis on Ducatis. That's a set up you don't see on an Adventure bike, um ever. :lol3. Looks good though.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 72,800
Posted By Bronco3738
Lol my point of view too. I love the crazy looks...

Lol my point of view too. I love the crazy looks and that "you rode THAT here?":rofl. Cause then I get to answer, yeah its too heavy to carry. :lol3

A lot of times my wife is on the back. Just...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Bronco3738
There's a whole tread about it. It's the 908rr....

There's a whole tread about it. It's the 908rr. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=886222
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bronco3738
They have funny names for them.

Bottom of page 39

"There is a fuel tap  on every fuel tank.
The fuel taps must be open during operation.
The fuel taps are only closed when dismantling the fuel tank.
• Fuel supply closed –...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bronco3738
Every tried looking at the owners manual? Lots...

Every tried looking at the owners manual? Lots of important info can be found there. Might also avoid some future issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,575
Posted By Bronco3738
I do like the Mefos. They seemed to work well for...

I do like the Mefos. They seemed to work well for me out here. I ride a lot in The Florence, Superior, Globe area and sometimes out to Young. Lots of rocky trails and sand. Not quite the traction of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,575
Posted By Bronco3738
Let the 908 break in a little and the head shake...

Let the 908 break in a little and the head shake will go away. It's almost a universal occurrence. Put 908 on a 990 and get a weave at speed. As they break in you can go faster and faster before it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 68,014
Posted By Bronco3738
If you end up on Hwy 12 and pass through...

If you end up on Hwy 12 and pass through Escalante stop at Escalante Outfitters. http://www.escalanteoutfitters.com
Great pizza and some cozy cabins to stay at. Not fancy accommodations, but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,184,826
Posted By Bronco3738
I vote for another ride. Are you planning on...

I vote for another ride. Are you planning on moving your entire story and pictures to the blog?
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