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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,103
Posted By ericGSsti
http://hid50.com/ktm.html I use these. Great...

http://hid50.com/ktm.html

I use these. Great kit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,269
Posted By ericGSsti
Sorry to hear man.

Sorry to hear man.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By ericGSsti
Mine was hesitating at low revs. Similar to...

Mine was hesitating at low revs. Similar to stalling and starting again for a split second. Ended up been a spark plug stick coil that was faulty.

Could be the same thing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,115
Posted By ericGSsti
Great write up. Great bike the 950 se.

Great write up.

Great bike the 950 se.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By ericGSsti
Four days. Arrive on the Friday. Set up...

Four days.

Arrive on the Friday. Set up camp. Receive you maps and nav grid references. Mark you maps over dinner and a few drinks.

Saturday is the actual event day. Starts early. Half eight....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By ericGSsti
Has above. Did the mod to mine (MY04) last year...

Has above. Did the mod to mine (MY04) last year after it started to have issues starting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks man. Yeah. Was a sell out. If...

Thanks man.

Yeah. Was a sell out.

If you fancy the same thing but in Ireland the paddy dakar is end of September. Entries go on sale soon.

Don't know why the pics have all come up twice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
A good long run on the 950 today lads and...

A good long run on the 950 today lads and everything seems 100%.

Thanks very much for all your advice.

Really appreciate it. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
Changed the stick coils today and set the idle...

Changed the stick coils today and set the idle back to 1400rpm. Then took it for a spin. Everything seems fine now. Fingers crossed. The next few days will tell.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 2,679,218
Posted By ericGSsti
Fitted new stick coils....

Fitted new stick coils. http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0073.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,870
Posted By ericGSsti
I had honda's all Africa Twins. I Now have a 950...

I had honda's all Africa Twins. I Now have a 950 adv s.

I commute on it daily. I use it for weekends away and do the odd event on it.

It does everything I ask of it and it's more capable then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,348
Posted By ericGSsti
Happy new bike.

Happy new bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
Had the ideal up to help keep it going. I'll...

Had the ideal up to help keep it going. I'll adjust it back tomorrow.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
It does back fire yes. Especially when coming off...

It does back fire yes. Especially when coming off the throttle when the problem is apparent.

I ran it today with no issues and had a stick coil to replace the rear one so hopefully that was it....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
I have the idle at 1800 rpm.

I have the idle at 1800 rpm.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
Carb setting are standard. Never been touch....

Carb setting are standard. Never been touch. Black art to me.

Have the bike 2 years and it only started doing this 3 weeks ago. Have carried out the above work since then.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ericGSsti
Intermittent problem. 950 adv s.

have a problem that comes and goes with the 950.

Some times it has trouble idling. It will be fine but after riding for a short while it will not idle when stopped. It could be rectified ten...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,599
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0038.jpg[/URL...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By ericGSsti
Taffy Dakar. Wales May 1st - May 4th 2015.

Had a great weekend in Wales at the Taffy Dakar charity orienteering event on motorcycles.The Welsh lads put on a great weekend. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By ericGSsti
Yeap. Just tilt everything up and use a strap to...

Yeap. Just tilt everything up and use a strap to hold.it there. Keeps everything as it should be.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By ericGSsti
Almost there thanks to the How!

Decided to do the shims and a bunch of other stuff using the Ktm how.....

Finished the shims today and also replaced the cam chain tensioners, refitted the carbs and air box with a new filter....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 2,679,218
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0009.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/ericsti/media/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0009.jpg.html)

Got stuck into it.

Shims, oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks for the offer Bryantjt. I'll see what...

Thanks for the offer Bryantjt.

I'll see what this one comes back like.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By ericGSsti
Yeah it's road registered. Had a blast...

Yeah it's road registered.

Had a blast yesterday on my 525 sx before I sold it. The front never stayed down on that thing.

Locking forward to a spin on the 450.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks Smitty. :thumb

Thanks Smitty. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By ericGSsti
ktm 450 exc. MY04

Only bought it yesterday.
Gave it a good clean. http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1418.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,009
Posted By ericGSsti
Had a BMW 1150 GS 5 years ago. Kept it for four...

Had a BMW 1150 GS 5 years ago. Kept it for four months.
Bought it after watching long way round like many I guess. Didn't really like it. Sold it after 4 months.

Bought a 950 adv S two years...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
Rally raid EVO 1 tanks fitted. Was that...

Rally raid EVO 1 tanks fitted.

Was that salt and gold? Must root it out and have a look again.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,826
Posted By ericGSsti
Running a Mitas E07 at the minute and highly...

Running a Mitas E07 at the minute and highly recommend them. My next purchases will be an E09 just to see which of best but with 2500kms on the e07 and it showing very little wear it may be some time.
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
Best of luck with the Simpson desert crossing....

Best of luck with the Simpson desert crossing. Noah did it solo on his rtw trip on a standard 690 enduro E recently enough. Looks amazing.

Will be watching for the youtube footage.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,599
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150209_145516.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/ericsti/media/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150209_145516.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
Great video Lyndon. Great determination and rally...

Great video Lyndon. Great determination and rally spirit. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,599
Posted By ericGSsti
Just go onto Google and type in English to...

Just go onto Google and type in English to Italian and a Google translater will come up. Type in and paste the Italian into the forum. I use it for talking to friends all around the world. It's not...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,781
Posted By ericGSsti
Best of luck guys.

Best of luck guys.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
Great episode. Happy Christmas. :D

Great episode.

Happy Christmas. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,599
Posted By ericGSsti
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,008
Posted By ericGSsti
A mate of mine is a hack merchant like this....

A mate of mine is a hack merchant like this. Claims I'm fashion over function everytime. I beleave I'm after functional fashion. Lol

As for the screen. I'd applaud you for your thought and design...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,989
Posted By ericGSsti
The very best of luck to you Antonio. I have...

The very best of luck to you Antonio.

I have the highest of respect for you as you take on the Dakar in exactly the way I dream of doing it.

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gu8WNj7RPvk The...

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gu8WNj7RPvk
The next instalment.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,109
Posted By ericGSsti
Done. Happy Christmas. :D

Done. Happy Christmas. :D
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