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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,282
Posted By leesbian
Yep. You're right! Still haven't been able...

Yep. You're right!

Still haven't been able to get the silencers off of the 990 to take a good look.

Pretty convinced I have two identical 2>1 pipes though. And pretty sure that they're both...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,282
Posted By leesbian
Hmm... I've just checked the Adventure Spec...

Hmm... I've just checked the Adventure Spec website for the 2>1 manifolds.. it's the same part for all bikes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,282
Posted By leesbian
Thanks I managed to get the SE's H pipe off...

Thanks

I managed to get the SE's H pipe off by fully taking off the subframe - with it in place, the mounts for the pipe kept fouling themselves on the pillion footpeg mounts. With the subframe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By leesbian
2nd that - my bike had Euro headlights from...

2nd that - my bike had Euro headlights from factory (because I'm in Europe). The Voodoo fairing lights are on a completely different scale compared with my old stock lights. Immense. More than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,282
Posted By leesbian
Question HELP! - can't remove OEM manifold

Firstly, apologies for resurrecting an old thread

Yes, that's exactly what I'm in the middle of doing. I have both a 950SE (with 2 Titanium Akro's) and a 990 ADV (with OEM silencers)

I've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,459
Posted By leesbian
also interested to know what the correct "size"...

also interested to know what the correct "size" of bulb is - for 990 ADV

I'm about to fit the Voodoo2 fairing to my 990, and at the same time, I'd like to replace all of the remaining bulbs with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12,007
Views: 2,635,738
Posted By leesbian
I cooked my lunch on my exhausts :freaky I...

I cooked my lunch on my exhausts :freaky

I guess that really does prove that the stock exhausts are barbecues :rofl

On the left is a hotdog, on the right is a burger

If you wrap things in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,582
Posted By leesbian
I think these are the LED lights integrated into...

I think these are the LED lights integrated into the Voodoo fairing from Britania Composites (http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/voodoomenu)

There's a couple of threads...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 447,704
Posted By leesbian
Shortly after my last post I ordered the Voodoo....

Shortly after my last post I ordered the Voodoo. I figured I'd end up with that solution anyway. Just hope it arrives before my trip

Apparently, it'll be the 1st Voodoo in the UK, so my bike will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 447,704
Posted By leesbian
I just ordered an aeroflow screen yesterday (to...

I just ordered an aeroflow screen yesterday (to go ontop of the KTM touring screen - I'm 6'2). I'll report back once it's arrived and been fitted

I'm planning a ride from UK to Croatia and back in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By leesbian
thanks - all good suggestions I have a...

thanks - all good suggestions

I have a packet of number plate bolts in the garage, so will try that first
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By leesbian
Question Pillion pegs removed - how to plug mounting holes?

Quick question...

I've just removed the pillion pegs from my 990 ADV - never need them and I think the bike looks better without them (plus it's less weight, and less things to snag if/when I take...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By leesbian
I tried to get hold of this in UK a month or so...

I tried to get hold of this in UK a month or so back

All the dealers I tried informed me that the kit from the 950 S was discontinued by KTM. They thought they could probably put together the kit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,937
Posted By leesbian
I just spent over an hour trying to fit crash...

I just spent over an hour trying to fit crash bars onto my bike :huh

The problem appears to be the 2 part clamp that contains the plastic bit that's meant to be glued on. The two pieces won't mate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,999
Posted By leesbian
That seems WAY over priced to me I just...

That seems WAY over priced to me

I just bought my 2012 Adventure (5000 miles) from a dealer for 7350, which I think is just under €9000

That's a typical price in UK at the moment. I've seen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,201
Posted By leesbian
nothing other than riding smoothly... bike is in...

nothing other than riding smoothly... bike is in standard trim (other than having the large touring screen fitted)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By leesbian
Thanks guys, looks like silicone it is :D

Thanks guys, looks like silicone it is :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,499
Posted By leesbian
Indeed they do, and even the moulds from which...

Indeed they do, and even the moulds from which parts are made are themselves made from prepreg carbon fibre - the point being that F1 components are made to precise specification, and those producing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By leesbian
Appropriate adhesive for carbon fibre clutch cover?

I've acquired a used carbon fibre clutch and ignition cover for my 990A

The adhesive backing on both of them is shot though - does anybody know an appropriate adhesive to use to attach these to my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,499
Posted By leesbian
These sounds like an interesting test -...

These sounds like an interesting test - unfortunately, I don't have any of that equipment to hand :-/

CF ofcourse, isn't aramid (whereas Kevlar is) - so it matters not the CF is electrically...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,201
Posted By leesbian
Again, apologies for bumping an old thread... ...

Again, apologies for bumping an old thread...

I've just filled my (2012) 990A for the 2nd time since getting it. It took 15.8 litres, with 177 miles from last fill up (fuel indicator came on at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,499
Posted By leesbian
I think that's a historical thing. I was recently...

I think that's a historical thing. I was recently on a composites training course with one of the larger composites companies here in UK, I remember our trainer telling us that these days most resins...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,523
Posted By leesbian
That would seem to be the most pragmatic "fix"...

That would seem to be the most pragmatic "fix" for this problem. I bought the rubber loop thing for 2.50, (less than $4). I just can't figure out how/where to attach it to the bike

Do you have a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,201
Posted By leesbian
Sorry for bumping the old thread... Do the...

Sorry for bumping the old thread...

Do the Bosch O2 sensors actually make a difference? is it worthwhile to replace the OEM ones?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By leesbian
Thanks guys... A few people have mentioned...

Thanks guys...

A few people have mentioned search not working recently http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23405310
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By leesbian
I did, it's broken I just get a white screen...

I did, it's broken

I just get a white screen instead of lots of lovely results :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By leesbian
High Fender for 990 ADV?

Hi All,

Can somebody tell me what is required for fitting a high fender to a 990 ADV?

I believe the 690R/950SE fender is the part to use, right? I already have a spare one of those... just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By leesbian
Thanks - yep, I believe they are, but haven't...

Thanks - yep, I believe they are, but haven't taken them off yet to check

I've already got the 2-into-1 adaptor for the SE, so I'll taken them off next weekend and see what the deal is :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By leesbian
Just to throw this out there... I have twin...

Just to throw this out there...

I have twin Akra's on my SE. If I get a 2-into-1 adaptor for the SE, can I use the spare muffler with another 2-into-1 adaptor on the ADV (which currently has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By leesbian
Glad I asked - didn't know the ADV had the same...

Glad I asked - didn't know the ADV had the same side stand design flaw as the SE :-/

What is the reason for needing the side stand disable switch?

I'm guessing an Oberon slave cylinder is also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By leesbian
Question 990 ADV must-have farkles?

I've just put a deposit down on a 2012 990 ADV, that will become my "go-to bike". I hope to collect it in the next week or so.

So, whilst I'm waiting, what are the must have farkles for a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
Sorry it's not an action shot, but here's mine......

Sorry it's not an action shot, but here's mine...

http://leesbian.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-8BfkJ2J/0/M/DSC_0034-M.jpg (http://leesbian.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-8BfkJ2J/A)

shown here...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
FWIW, I think what was actually delivered to the...

FWIW, I think what was actually delivered to the customer seems to differ quite substantially from the spec in the press releases. I don't have the anodised clutch reservoir cover, or the billet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
I don't expect DVLA stats to be correct for...

I don't expect DVLA stats to be correct for Erzberg editions - mine doesn't say Erzberg on the V5, but is identified as an Erzberg in the warranty card/service record
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
Interesting. Well, I can tell you that it's now...

Interesting. Well, I can tell you that it's now 71 or less licensed, after somebody tealeafed my last one in France

Surely there's more than one of these in the country? :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
There's a sticker on the triple clamp. Will take...

There's a sticker on the triple clamp. Will take a photo tomorrow and try to work out how to attach
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
For the standard SE? I'd think it's somewhat...

For the standard SE?

I'd think it's somewhat below 3000 - recent thread here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=915760 indicates only 56 (standard SE's) were imported into UK

I've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
There are a few more bits than just decals. ...

There are a few more bits than just decals.

Outside of the US, we got a set of Akras (aswell as the standard exhausts being included)

Everywhere got a carbon engine cover, billet clutch cover,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 1,846,431
Posted By leesbian
It looks like it, yes. But, there's an easier way...

It looks like it, yes. But, there's an easier way to check - there should be a sticker with the serial number on the top triple clamp. Mine is 41 (of 100).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By leesbian
THANKS! I'll take a butchers

THANKS! I'll take a butchers
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