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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-03-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5,826
Views: 1,077,072
Posted By Renierd
Has anybody gone 21" front 18" rear on the bike? ...

Has anybody gone 21" front 18" rear on the bike?


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-29-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,259
Posted By Renierd
Went for a test ride yesterday on a 1190,...

Went for a test ride yesterday on a 1190, currently have a 990, and although it felt nice, I am a little disappointed, really expected more, bike was in "Street" mode. So will I trade "up" to a 1190,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Renierd
You can check your regulator/rectifier as well, I...

You can check your regulator/rectifier as well, I also had intermittent speedo on my 08, and was the regulator/rectifier.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Renierd
Just maybe another option, we used it on...

Just maybe another option, we used it on underground haul trucks and loaders, got tired of having to go and jump start them due to the lights having been left on, so we wired a relay onto the output...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,995
Posted By Renierd
332628 950 SE fender and parts. Sent...

332628

950 SE fender and parts.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,238
Posted By Renierd
Just fitted the Metzeler Sahara 140/80/18 on my...

Just fitted the Metzeler Sahara 140/80/18 on my 990, so will have to wait and see how it is. Feels better than the Pirelli Scorpion on dirt, and on tar it also feels good, haven't pushed it yet, due...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,783
Posted By Renierd
Totally, use mine as a daily commute, and I can't...

Totally, use mine as a daily commute, and I can't wait to go to work every day!!


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,783
Posted By Renierd
You'd be crazy not to...... Sent from my...

You'd be crazy not to......


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,610
Posted By Renierd
Does your speedo work? Sent from my iPad...

Does your speedo work?


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-17-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 251,624
Posted By Renierd
Some more levels info on the 1290, seems like my...

Some more levels info on the 1290, seems like my dreams might actually come true, it comes with a 21" front wheel!!!

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/ktm/ktm_1290_super%20adventure%2015.htm...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Renierd
Not sure on 1190, but the 990 is a pita!!! One at...

Not sure on 1190, but the 990 is a pita!!! One at the back is not that difficult, need a 14mm, or 16mm plug spanner, just make sure it fits in, as the 16mm from a normal spares place will not go in,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 251,624
Posted By Renierd
Just saw the photos on the KTM website, and would...

Just saw the photos on the KTM website, and would love one, if they bring it out with a 21" front wheel, but will keep my 990 though.....


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-01-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 198,047
Posted By Renierd
Ok, some interesting info regarding the...

Ok, some interesting info regarding the airfilter, was at one of our local KTM dealers in Gauteng in SA, Ultimate Performance, buying some stuff for my 990, and I asked the guy there what is KTM...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,964
Posted By Renierd
Hey Tornado, do you still do the screens?

Hey Tornado, do you still do the screens?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Renierd
Bearing number

Hi all, does someone maybe have the bearing number for the thrust bearing on the 08 990, mine is busy going.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By Renierd
Check your regulator/rectifier, as well as...

Check your regulator/rectifier, as well as battery, these things have a habit of going on the 950/990's, and then the speedo stops working.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Renierd
Michilin Sirac tyres

Hi all, has anybody used the Michilin Sirac tyres on a 990 Adventure, it comes in a 4.6 x 18, would it be ok, I know the 990 runs on either a 140, or 150, and these are same width as a 130, so not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,285
Posted By Renierd
Hey, the pics don't seem to show on my side, and...

Hey, the pics don't seem to show on my side, and I want to do the same thing, could you maybe mail them to me if you don't mind. renier_diedericks@yahoo.com


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Renierd
Naw, just rise more often..... Sent from...

Naw, just rise more often.....


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By Renierd
Had a look, and it looks like very nice kit! And...

Had a look, and it looks like very nice kit! And their prices are quite reasonable!


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By Renierd
Traded my K7 GSXR1000 a year ago on a KTM990 due...

Traded my K7 GSXR1000 a year ago on a KTM990 due to having moved to our farm with a 6km commute on gravel, and it just bacame too much of a pain to ride the Gixxer, as I had to trailer it to the tar...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,428
Posted By Renierd
Touratech does very nice stuff, but like a couple...

Touratech does very nice stuff, but like a couple of of inmates said, totally overpriced! When I was looking for a high fender kit for my 990, the Touratech kit was nearly three times the price of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By Renierd
I am running 17/45 on my 990, and it made a huge...

I am running 17/45 on my 990, and it made a huge difference, so guess it will do the same on the 1190. The back-end is very loose with this setup though, loose traction on dirt very easily, and if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,200
Posted By Renierd
Like your taste in bikes, cars on the other...

Like your taste in bikes, cars on the other hand.......


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,405
Posted By Renierd
And to think I nearly waited last year when I...

And to think I nearly waited last year when I bought my 990 for the 1190! Just a bit hard to understand why there is so many problems on the engine of the 1190, as the same motor has been running in...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,418
Posted By Renierd
The secret is good quality chainlube, and...

The secret is good quality chainlube, and applying it regularly as well.


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,405
Posted By Renierd
I think that depends very much on which dealer,...

I think that depends very much on which dealer, bought my 990 from RAD, and had excellent service!


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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 1,567,381
Posted By Renierd
Easiest is to take out the plug, use a longish...

Easiest is to take out the plug, use a longish screwdriver, insert it into the plug hole, slowly turn the motor so that the piston pushes the screw driver up, once it is on top, check what marks line...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Renierd
Check your regulator/rectifier, had the same...

Check your regulator/rectifier, had the same issue with my 08, replaced the rectifier, and haven't had issues again. Does your bike battle to start after a week or so of not riding? Check your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,854
Posted By Renierd
Cosmetically probably the best thing that I have...

Cosmetically probably the best thing that I have done to mine, just make it look the way it is supposed to! Next is a Dakar style screen!


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Renierd
Can go to most o your bearing suppliers, take the...

Can go to most o your bearing suppliers, take the bearings with for sample, or just the number on the bearings. Done it with one or two of my previous.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By Renierd
Ok, then the wrong speedo don't apply I think,...

Ok, then the wrong speedo don't apply I think, was lin England or Europe as far as I can remember. A good idea might be to take the speedo off and open it, and make sure there isn't a seal or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By Renierd
Ok, but where are you, I know there was some...

Ok, but where are you, I know there was some isssue in one of the markets regarding the wrong speedos? Jip, the battery is for startin and so on, but if the regulator/rectifier is fried, it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By Renierd
On the older 990's, I have a '08, it was the...

On the older 990's, I have a '08, it was the voltage regulator that was fubar. Reasonably easy fix, got a plug, but your battery might also be shot, take it out and check for bulging.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,640
Posted By Renierd
Hi Tangai, would you mind sharing the complete...

Hi Tangai, would you mind sharing the complete list of tools you have on your bike?


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Renierd
I used a set of 690 SE fork gaurds, and made up...

I used a set of 690 SE fork gaurds, and made up some brackets, and have no problems.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,069
Posted By Renierd
Different topic maybe, but I went 17/45 on the...

Different topic maybe, but I went 17/45 on the sprockets, and that also improved the snatchy throttle a bit.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By Renierd
Check your regulator as well, had the same issue...

Check your regulator as well, had the same issue with m 990 when I bough it.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,798
Posted By Renierd
I also done the high fender conversion on mine,...

I also done the high fender conversion on mine, and just because it looks lame with the standard fender!


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Renierd
I am running 17/45 on my 990, and it has...

I am running 17/45 on my 990, and it has definately worth it, the throttle is less snatchy, bike in general much nicer to ride, and great fun on the dirt, can get the back wheel to loose traction at...
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