What Did You Do To Your KTM Today?

Discussion in 'Dakar champion (950/990)' started by DeeGee, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. ElwoodBlues

    ElwoodBlues Been here awhile

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    Why is it better?
  2. Mr Head

    Mr Head Adventure Hippie Supporter

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    I ordered fresh knobbies yesterday. Woke up to a notice, they will be here around noon. :-)
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  3. Peltsi

    Peltsi Been here awhile

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    I don't know if it's better or not. Haven't really use it yet. Just like the look of it. And also I wanted to have less orange in my bike. Now with black hand guards, black seat cover and that glovebox it's quite perfect
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  4. Mane

    Mane Been here awhile

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    If you mean the GloveBox, I would say its a winner all around. It has a bit more capacity and it is a lot easier to open/close with gloves. I'm really glad I upgraded mine.

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  5. Mane

    Mane Been here awhile

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    Today, after finishing some honeydos around the house...

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    I took the time to finish the installation of the TripleClamp Airfilter system, the Rotty DogHouse and reset the TPS on the 990...

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    This was before... slightly up for my taste...

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    This was after... some much better..
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    This was done with the engine warm and running... it took 3 minutes to set it. Say what you want on open filters for the 99x but TPS adjunting are a LOT EASY with it.

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  6. albani

    albani Been here awhile

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    Something over the soggy weekend..
    Last winter a channel on the Koso heated grips died. To repair them would have meant cutting the rubber body apart. They were removed from service and tossed in a storage bin.
    It has a low profile switch on the bars and a decent controller. With a new mount it would be perfect for using with heated gloves or insoles.

    Load testing the electronics to ensure they're adequate for the new job:
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    Cue the new barswitch mount designed in cad, 3d printed in PETG.
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    Printed and tucked away on the bike:
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    Power is sent to this powerlet connector under the seat. Going to design a weather-resistant magnetic break away connector after the holidays.
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    All that's needed now is studded tires...
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  7. Bonnie & Clyde

    Bonnie & Clyde Wishing I was riding RTW

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    @albani tell us about the left hand control switch that has lights,blinkers, horn and some up and down switch?
  8. albani

    albani Been here awhile

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    @Bonnie & Clyde It's a zx-14 barswitch. the back section is the original 9x0 one with the flash to pass switch.
    Up/down/sel operates the tripmaster functions.
    hazards to the right of the horn.
    You reuse the stock 950 harness and either move the switches or solder the wires to the new barswitch. hazards are easy to wire in. 3 wires from the hazard switch to the 3 wires on the turn indicator switch. You'll need 4 new wires and a loom for the TM functions. At the same time I rewired the headlight Low/High switch to work with the low beam always being on (lo, lo + hi). I'd advise a relay if you're driving a lot of photon power as Voltage drop will become a problem.

    This mod has been in service for over a year and 12,500mi now with no issues. Here's a couple photos from the install.
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    In this picture you can see the Flash to Pass switch sticking outta the bottom.
  9. Bonnie & Clyde

    Bonnie & Clyde Wishing I was riding RTW

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  10. Mane

    Mane Been here awhile

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    Hey, this is such a nice project for the 99x.. congrats.

    If you've more pictures of it available, please feel free to share it with us.. :evil

    Regards,
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  11. Spyrious

    Spyrious Want to go offroad

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    That's exactly what i was looking for!I'm searching for a right switch which also has more buttons,so i can integrate all my accessories.Thanks for sharing!
  12. albani

    albani Been here awhile

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    The only other photos I have from then are these:


    zx14 left, 636 right. (was using this one prior)
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    Turn indicator switch in the vise, you can see the hazard switch connected to it.
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    To add the low and low + high function move the low-beam(Yellow,950) wire to the center post(Grn-BL) on the bar switch.
    The zx-14 barswitch came with a spare 4 pin connector that plugged into tripmaster connector.
    Tripmaster cluster color code:
    (Brn: Common, Grn/Rd: Up, Yel/Brn: Sel, Yel: Down)
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  13. Dusty

    Dusty Long timer

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    There was this button mod in the HOW that could be used to run what ever i would think.
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  14. Spyrious

    Spyrious Want to go offroad

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    That's my current setup. I just want to incorporate the heated grip controls and maybe aux lights.

    The past weeks the 950 wiki seems to be down.
  15. Whodatschrome

    Whodatschrome Long timer

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    How wide is the body of the zx-14 switch compared to the stock ktm one?
  16. DeepSea

    DeepSea electronically challenged

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    Just put her up for sale in the FM. :cry
  17. albani

    albani Been here awhile

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    10mm wider.

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  18. JoeMongo

    JoeMongo ¿Por dónde? Supporter

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    GLWS, and . . .

    did you already buy an xx90 to replace it, or are you still shopping?
    j.
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  19. Jeff Sichoe

    Jeff Sichoe ruddy bastard

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    Took the new K-Tech suspenders for a hoon. What an amazing upgrade on the tired old forks / shock. Totally transformed the bike!
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  20. DeepSea

    DeepSea electronically challenged

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    Hey John. :wave

    Nope, still the last bike in my stable. Between being self employed and all the endurance training lately. I haven't been riding much. I'm hoping to secure funds elsewhere and not sell my 990. I really love this bike.

    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

    Steve