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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I've been getting 40-42 on my 950 adventure with...

I've been getting 40-42 on my 950 adventure with an ITG filter.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,420
Posted By TheMuffinMan
:ear :lol3

:ear :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 210,329
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Out

Out
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,741,451
Posted By TheMuffinMan
That's next on my list. :lol3

That's next on my list. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,420
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Sit at the top of Blackbear and watch the...

Sit at the top of Blackbear and watch the fireworks. :clap

Then come down in the dark. :uhoh :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,741,451
Posted By TheMuffinMan
New one will be here tomorrow and I have a Dr....

New one will be here tomorrow and I have a Dr. Beans kit ready to go in.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,741,451
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Started the bike up last night to go into work (I...

Started the bike up last night to go into work (I work nights). Idled normally then one cylinder died off two blocks from home. This happened for a moment on the last ride I was on last week but a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,863
Posted By TheMuffinMan
You won't regret getting a SP job on the forks...

You won't regret getting a SP job on the forks and shock. It's the best money I ever spent on my old 950. That said it's not too hard to do seals if you have a seal driver. You will need a helping...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By TheMuffinMan
+1 Same thing happened to me on a road trip...

+1

Same thing happened to me on a road trip 300 miles from home at 11pm in the dark miles from my camp that night. Managed to nurse it into camp and in the morning I cleaned the contacts and it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,448
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Off-road I run wolfman soft bags. I've seen what...

Off-road I run wolfman soft bags. I've seen what hard cases can do to a tibia and fibia and no thanks. Even the KTM bags will break your leg before the latch gives out and the case pops off.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,925
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I run HD tubes in my tires and even on the rocks...

I run HD tubes in my tires and even on the rocks in the mountains out here I don't have issues. I don't see the need to run UHD though I tried them once, didn't notice much of a difference.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I wouldn't recommend going up the Alma side on a...

I wouldn't recommend going up the Alma side on a big bike. :deal

It can be done but it's not for the beginners. I wouldn't go alone either.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,448
Posted By TheMuffinMan
+1 A gentle tip over and you're buying...

+1

A gentle tip over and you're buying latches at $60+ a pop. Thanks but no thanks. I bought some Pelican 1550's and happy trails mounting pucks. It was a little bit to figure out a mounting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I wouldn't even blink an eye at anything under...

I wouldn't even blink an eye at anything under 60k miles. My old 950 needed valve seals at 32k but I abused the shit out of it, literally rode it like I stole it but even that isn't too bad of a job....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,825
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I get all my own parts from Munn. Great guys!

I get all my own parts from Munn. Great guys!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Make sure the mounting tabs for the cylinder...

Make sure the mounting tabs for the cylinder aren't bent, my lever was binding up until I took a large crescent wrench to the mounting tabs and bent them back out a bit. If it's not bent, then the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,825
Posted By TheMuffinMan
The drain hose looks nice but I usually have...

The drain hose looks nice but I usually have enough to do by an oil change that taking the tanks off isn't that big of a deal for me. YMMV
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,825
Posted By TheMuffinMan
+100 on the Dr. Bean mod. I put one on my...

+100 on the Dr. Bean mod. I put one on my original 950 and never had an issue with the stock pump again. I have a Dr. Bean's kit waiting to go in to my current 950 but I might buy a brand new fuel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,612
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I did the same move, and now I'm back but I wish...

I did the same move, and now I'm back but I wish you luck!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Do you have an aftermarket fuel pump? Also...

Do you have an aftermarket fuel pump?

Also check your fuel lines for kinks. When the main fuel line from the left tank to the fuel pump was half kinked my front cylinder would cut out sometimes,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By TheMuffinMan
When I toasted the clutch on my old 690 I just...

When I toasted the clutch on my old 690 I just replaced the fibers and life was good again. Unless the steels are warped I wouldn't replace them, but that's just me.
Forum: Rallies 06-12-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,204
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Most likely in! :freaky

Most likely in! :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Pop the ECU out and check for cracked or broken...

Pop the ECU out and check for cracked or broken pins maybe.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I just got a Seat Concepts2-up low if you want I...

I just got a Seat Concepts2-up low if you want I can get pics of that tomorrow.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Personally on FI bikes I'd go with a PC V +...

Personally on FI bikes I'd go with a PC V + Autotune setup and get the headers ceramic coated while the sensor bungs are welded in.

I'd check the fuel filter first. The PC III is more well known...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I'd try cleaning the oil jet, if that doesn't...

I'd try cleaning the oil jet, if that doesn't work move the innermost steel clutch disc (will have a grove in it from the beville spring thing) to a different place in the pack and put the steel disc...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,697
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Camping off the bike is an exercise in minimalism...

Camping off the bike is an exercise in minimalism and multiple-use items. My current setup from two weekends ago:
http://themuffinman.smugmug.com/Dino2015/i-jgFPFqm/0/L/P1010863-L.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By TheMuffinMan
+100 I have these for my ACLB taco and they...

+100

I have these for my ACLB taco and they rock. Alternatively you can get an extra set of d-rings like what are on the rear of the bed but then you have to drill through the bed to mount them....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,619
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I've been using the Rotella T6 5w-40 full synth....

I've been using the Rotella T6 5w-40 full synth. Used it in my old 950, use it in my current 950. Use it in my 525, and in my Tacoma too. $20/gal at wally world or $19/gal from Amazon w/prime....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 21,018
Posted By TheMuffinMan
:freaky :clap

:freaky :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16,733
Views: 2,737,762
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Selling, prices do NOT include shipping. ...

Selling, prices do NOT include shipping.

KTM 950 Adventure Stock Seat (no tears from what I can tell, came with bike from PO, looks like one spot may have been repaired where the riders ass sits)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,825
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Check carb venting. Check tank venting. I...

Check carb venting. Check tank venting.

I recently bought a used 950 and the carb venting was all screwed up, on top of that two of the vaccum lines were unplugged and exposed to the atmosphere! I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,656
Posted By TheMuffinMan
We don't but as Unhinged says the OP is...

We don't but as Unhinged says the OP is presenting his information as fact and that is the distinction. Facts are not opinion, they are not true and false; they just are. Thus facts must be backed up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,656
Posted By TheMuffinMan
And still no data just conjecture and a few...

And still no data just conjecture and a few numbers to make it sound plausible.

Do you have at least dyno or ideally dyno and AFR charts for each filter, jetting, and exhaust combination?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By TheMuffinMan
No, I had Akras on my old 950 though and they...

No, I had Akras on my old 950 though and they were awesome but I haven't owned a wings exhaust yet.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,656
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Testing without presenting the method(s), raw...

Testing without presenting the method(s), raw data, running statistical analysis on said data, and explaning his conclusions means nothing other then a slightly fancier sounding "well I think".
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-02-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,682
Posted By TheMuffinMan
I've had my Spot for three years now and it never...

I've had my Spot for three years now and it never failed to get a message out if I gave it enough time (camped in a narrow canyon once and it took 90 minutes for the OK message, normally it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Sounds fuel related.

Sounds fuel related.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,537
Posted By TheMuffinMan
There's a chamber or section in the slave that is...

There's a chamber or section in the slave that is a bitch to bleed (it traps an air bubble). I do it with a combination of a giant plastic syringe (so I can push lots of fluid continuously without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By TheMuffinMan
Do you have to cycle the ignition key to get it...

Do you have to cycle the ignition key to get it to turn on again?
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