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Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,334
Posted By walstibsf
I may be a different ass tomorrow than I was...

I may be a different ass tomorrow than I was today........:D
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,334
Posted By walstibsf
Bunches to be said for the underdog....

Everyone wants the underdog to win. It is always satisfying to do more with less. There are, however, as you know, limits. When you have taken the equipment to their limit and not been satisfied...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By walstibsf
Percent of damage vs value

One point of curiosity I have is, in California, if a vehicle receives damage of a certain percent of its value, once it is repaired, it must have the title branded as reconstruction/salvage. Does...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,152
Posted By walstibsf
RTP special mapping?

Any Beemer heads out there know if the RTP's had different mapping or more HP from the factory than a regular RT. Specifically 2001-2006.

Sure seems like my 1150 RTP has more wampum than my old...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By walstibsf
I wouldn't buy a dog turd from GOAZ in...

I wouldn't buy a dog turd from GOAZ in Snottsdale! Trust me.....bought a new KTM from them. These people are all about GAME.

YMMV

Laters....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,194
Posted By walstibsf
crankcase pressure

excess crankcase pressure or poor/improper venting can contribute exponentially to oil consumption. As before, you sound like you've got your shit together....but something to consider......

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,494
Posted By walstibsf
A thought: California is way more "Zig Hile"...

A thought: California is way more "Zig Hile" than Colorado ever thought about in this area, so I'd proceed very cautiously.

Chris's situation is so ironic. We dodge the eighteen wheelers,...
Forum: Face plant 01-01-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 113,354
Posted By walstibsf
+1 Thanks for the update, Diesel. Keep up the...

+1 Thanks for the update, Diesel. Keep up the good work!
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 113,354
Posted By walstibsf
Diesel: long time listener, first time caller...

Diesel: long time listener, first time caller here. Not that you haven't been in our prayers. You have.

I've always taught my kids that it takes the strongest of commitments to put on the blue...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,387
Posted By walstibsf
fri-sat= +rainsuit

fri-sat= +rainsuit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,791
Posted By walstibsf
Wings

I run the WINGS dual slip-ons with the mid DB killers, spark arresstors installed. As advertised: no need to re-map. MUCH LESS HEAT. Even the engine temp runs a couple of bars cooler on average. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By walstibsf
Is that an LC8 in Peterson's champ hillclimber?

http://www.knfilters.com/images/press/team-peterson2.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,293
Posted By walstibsf
My WINGS came with three DB killers w/ new: the...

My WINGS came with three DB killers w/ new: the medium w/ spark arrestor in, pull those and have the nozzle only, and a set of small in the box. I've never ran anything but what came set up because...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,812
Posted By walstibsf
Confucius say: if man could have two wives,...

Confucius say: if man could have two wives, would he marry sisters? :evil
Forum: Racing 12-06-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,176
Posted By walstibsf
XR?....I wish! Just a 883 built to Sporster...

XR?....I wish! Just a 883 built to Sporster Performance Series specs. Yeah, I know they were doing some short track stuff down at Speedworld in Suprise, but that was the last.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Face plant 11-30-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,822
Posted By walstibsf
Make the SOB's pay for an MRI for your knee!! ...

Make the SOB's pay for an MRI for your knee!! AND get the right to recover for any hidden injury in the future.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By walstibsf
Not only that, the granite portion is reserved...

Not only that, the granite portion is reserved for more important parts like triple clamps......etc.............:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By walstibsf
Out of curiosity: How many miles on your bike...

Out of curiosity: How many miles on your bike now? And when was the last time service included cleaning the clutch oil jet?:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,738
Posted By walstibsf
Best topcase: ...

Best topcase:

http://www.jesseluggage.com/ktm950-990.html:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,738
Posted By walstibsf
+1 Slavens Racing sells the bash blates,...

+1

Slavens Racing sells the bash blates, also:

http://slavensracing.com/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/P1020831.JPG

Had good luc with CeeBailey windshield:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,130
Posted By walstibsf
MAN!! are you guys lucky! My local dealer is a...

MAN!! are you guys lucky! My local dealer is a multi-brand affair and doesn't know Motorex fron his-last-EX. And every time I call just to check stock on a simple part or oil, I'm on hold for 5+...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,158
Posted By walstibsf
No shit? The one thing I have always feared...

No shit?

The one thing I have always feared from non-motorcycle oils in bikes was the friction modifiers and their effect on the wet clutch.

I plan to use the Motorex until all of my warranty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,948
Posted By walstibsf
Tom: usually, I discover I have two left feet on...

Tom: usually, I discover I have two left feet on the dance floor. Too bad my wife discovers it first.:D

Congrats on your new bike! Great writeup! thanks!

PS: that's the way some Duc's are:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,113
Posted By walstibsf
Aircraft grade two part internal fuel tank...

Aircraft grade two part internal fuel tank sealant:

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/ac2402.php?clickkey=4275

The NO-WORRY stuff......spendy but good......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By walstibsf
Not to knock the '06 950, but you may be happier...

Not to knock the '06 950, but you may be happier with a more refined version of the ADV. Lot of issues had been worked out by 2008-09-10......never thought I'd be saying this (they dragged me kicking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By walstibsf
One thing I particularly like about the WINGS...

One thing I particularly like about the WINGS slip-ons was they came with three choices of DB killers included. I have just left the medium ones in as they came. Mellow sound and not too loud. ...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,176
Posted By walstibsf
Hey, Jeffs: man! after reading your thread, my...

Hey, Jeffs: man! after reading your thread, my purkulator is perkin'! I, too, have a racing past and now I wish I wouldn't a sold my DT bikes. Noplace to race near hear. But may be worth...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,988
Posted By walstibsf
DITTO....was waiting to hear about the bitch on...

DITTO....was waiting to hear about the bitch on the phone and not paying attention what smacked into 'em.......guess we kinda did......:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By walstibsf
Wicked I'm assuming if you're planning on trading in the...

I'm assuming if you're planning on trading in the GS, the dealer won't be able to give you squat for it? I had a GS I sold outright, not as a condition to get the ADV 990 mind you, and I miss it. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-12-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,635,085
Posted By walstibsf
Cy-cool Ferr-uld first look: 1190 ADV

Dunno if someone already posted this, but........

http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/10/03/2013-ktm-1190-adventure-first-look/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By walstibsf
There is a saying among cops in Arizona ,at least...

There is a saying among cops in Arizona ,at least Highway Patrol, so I am told:

NINE YOU'RE FINE, TEN YOU'RE MINE.

Seven should be as always: a lucky number.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,204
Posted By walstibsf
If you think they're assholes up front, just wait...

If you think they're assholes up front, just wait till they've got your money and the honeymoon is over.........................

GUNDY: expected to hear from you by now, that you were riding a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By walstibsf
Yep, I could tell: OUTLAW BIKE GANG of which I...

Yep, I could tell: OUTLAW BIKE GANG of which I am certain YOU are the ring leader. They musta called ahead to warn the other constabularies.....sheesh....you kids these days................:1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By walstibsf
Statistically, I wonder how many of these KTM has...

Statistically, I wonder how many of these KTM has seen or how many period and which years are mostly effected. The weld at the interior end of the shift shaft seems weak. (duh!)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,854
Posted By walstibsf
Whatever happened to hot patches. Does anyone...

Whatever happened to hot patches. Does anyone remember the diamond shaped ones with the special clamp and all? Best luck I ever had patching tubes. As long as I did the prep right.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By walstibsf
+1 There is an old fork alignment...

+1

There is an old fork alignment method(but requires almost 2 good arms): Loosen top & botom triple tree fork pinch bolts, axle nut and pinch bolts. Measure top of forks for symetry @ top triple...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By walstibsf
Because they're good enough, Smart enough, and...

Because they're good enough, Smart enough, and dog gone it......PEOPLE LIKE 'EM..

The used 950/990 was dubbed by Cycle Weird magazine as one of the best used buys.

The ADV will do it all and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By walstibsf
From every thread about tire pressure( and all...

From every thread about tire pressure( and all the pics about bent stock wheels) says anything south of around 30 psi up front is too soft. I still have the stock Scorp's, going to Mefo or heideneau...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,288
Posted By walstibsf
Nailster: question for you: when the oil level...

Nailster: question for you: when the oil level reaches the lower value, do you know if it will continue to get lower if you continue to run the bike as-is? Where I am going is on some bikes and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,005
Posted By walstibsf
+100 My wings cost $740 shipped. Excellent...

+100

My wings cost $740 shipped. Excellent product. Excellent sound. Excellent service. Plus, three sound levels: come with small Db killers, Medium Db killers, or uncorked. No re-mapping...
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