Two 950's the TAT and for cause

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by juniorsktm, Jun 28, 2009.

  1. SVader

    SVader Lurker

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    I've got the trailer loaded up and headed their way.
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  2. mile0321

    mile0321 Recon Marine

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  3. RealCowboy

    RealCowboy n00b

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    You guys are doing a great thing for the 2 organizations. Good luck and if you need anything I expect a call.
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  4. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    Made it to the Mechanics.

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  5. DrLewall

    DrLewall Master of bating

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    YEA!! :clap Now to only find out whats wrong..sure hope it is a simple fix! We are watchin for ya down here near Oark!
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  6. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    sorry for the heart attack Elton. that was very stupid of me riding
    that fast. i was acting 1/2 my age, as my wife tells me. hope
    you guys get the Katoom going soon. these fellow ADVR's are
    amazing with the help & all of their knowledge. as mentioned,
    thanks to everyone.
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  7. Dirtysouth

    Dirtysouth Stud fee waived for noobs

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    And here I was ready to trade the Uly in on a 950...















































    Just a friendly poke in the ribs from the guy who is envious of y'alls trip :amazon . As much as I love you Frank, I'm going to have to side with Elton on the potters clay. I remember using that stuff in Elementary School art class. :huh
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  8. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    Still diagnosising it. :D

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  9. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    Well... They pulled the plugs and they looked fine so they started it up and everything ran fine. Everyone just loves intermitent problems.:cry Checking to see if the Tank is venting now.

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  10. wswartzwel

    wswartzwel Unsafe at any speed

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    Bill from ALL SPORTS here... Catfish sent me a PM yesterday and I called Frank yesterday afternoon... Gave him my number if he needed anything...
    When I talked to frank on the phone... He told me the bike fell over in a creek crossing... The symptom of the engine dying when he tried to accelerate. after the creek event, sounded like a drop of water in the bottom of the float bowl. Perhaps some water entered through a vent hose when the bike was on its side. I suggested draining the bowls... As water will act like a cork to the main jets... Then when you close the throttle the drop of water is released when the vacuum drops... the water goes back to the bottom of the bowl.... until you whack the throttle again...Kind of like a tennis ball on a vacuum cleaner. No guarantee thats what it is.. but draining the bowls should be done periodically anyway. I have seen that symptom hundreds of times at my shop on off road vehicles.

    Good to see you guys have him picked up and getting help.
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  11. Tinks

    Tinks Demented Snow White

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    Hey, that bike looks like it is coming apart, not going back together. :baldy

    Oh, BTW please call me Tinks...if they hear someone called me Pinks in JoMomma I'll never live it down. :lol3
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  12. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    They're putting the bike back together now, it's still running fine.
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  13. ian408

    ian408 Administrator Administrator Super Moderator

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    Sweet. Hopefully, it was just the simple fix--getting the water out.
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  14. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    Hope so, they are going to spend the night at Casa de Scoon tonight.
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  15. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    I told them that is was Tinks :nod





    Thanks for your help.
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  16. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    Headed out

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    But First Sam the Mech gets to go for a ride

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    First time on a KTM

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    I think he liked it. :clap

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    All the pics I posted were taken with SVaders pimpin iphone. :lol3
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  17. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    Awesome:thumb
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  18. ian408

    ian408 Administrator Administrator Super Moderator

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    If'n it's all good; why's it on a trailer :lol3

    Enjoy the rest of the trip :thumb
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  19. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    If I understand correctly that's the other one.:lol3
    They're test driving the problem bike over to cycle gear then heading to da house.
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  20. tagalong

    tagalong Been here awhile

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    Frank, don't know about Elton's since he was up front stirring up the dust, but you may want to check your air filter. Here's mine after riding through that stuff with you the last few days.

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