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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By charlie264
Not really, you've just upgraded from an 07 to a...

Not really, you've just upgraded from an 07 to a 12....as many have done..

If I had the room and dosh to spare...I'd have me an 12 in a shot...to keep the SE company.:1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By charlie264
:lol3 Addict.

:lol3 Addict.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,111
Posted By charlie264
40 mins to change two tyres :eek1......I'll bring...

40 mins to change two tyres :eek1......I'll bring me wheels around, see ya on Saturday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,522
Posted By charlie264
Have you tried a different throttle cam, G2 for...

Have you tried a different throttle cam, G2 for example. On my 950 low down riding revs were hard to find...I find the torque from the LC8 at low revs pretty good...

I don't know what the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By charlie264
Machining cylinders for a longer stroke, custom...

Machining cylinders for a longer stroke, custom crank...116hp to 141hp...I bet that cost 5k...minimum.

Blue printing would add an extra 10% hp over stock and the motor would run better and last...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By charlie264
You can just remove the filter for a start up,...

You can just remove the filter for a start up, then replace if it sounds the same. Relatively easy checking the timing using locking bolt or screwdriver. Check the cam chain guides and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By charlie264
I'd add an agree with what Chuck said, why was he...

I'd add an agree with what Chuck said, why was he turning the motor? Turning it the wrong way can bust the cam-chain guides.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By charlie264
Is the oil pressure light still coming on? Big...

Is the oil pressure light still coming on? Big end bearings get noisy over time, I know pyndons had moved on his strip down, the later LC8's have a plate to prevent movement....

What I would do,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By charlie264
I'd still check put the bike on side stand, you...

I'd still check put the bike on side stand, you wont loose much oil..pull the filter. Check coolant level at the radiator, illuminate damaged WP seal on installation. Check correct installation of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By charlie264
Not ridden my bike for a while, checked it over...

Not ridden my bike for a while, checked it over before a trip the next day...wouldn't turn over cos the battery was flat....no problem, put it on charge overnight...went to start it, still flat....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By charlie264
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Troub...

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Troubleshooting%20Charging%20Systems/fault-finding-diagram.pdf
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By charlie264
Sounds awful, pull the filter and check it, check...

Sounds awful, pull the filter and check it, check the rubber bung...if its a K&N filter (reddish brown paper) throw it in the bin.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By charlie264
I bought 4 new LC8 cams, two were gun...

I bought 4 new LC8 cams, two were gun black..other 2 normal, the black coating is microns thick....the non metal inclusions in casting that causes the pitting is a manufacturing issue, nothing to do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By charlie264
I had an issue the engine cutting in and out on...

I had an issue the engine cutting in and out on my SE riding whoops, side stand cut-out switch.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By charlie264
If you check pressure, that will illustrate weak...

If you check pressure, that will illustrate weak oil pump...or not
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By charlie264
Phone a good garage/workshop that have an oil...

Phone a good garage/workshop that have an oil pressure gauge or buy a mechanical gauge off flea bay....

One guy found the reason for low pressure was the cap had come out on the crank...

Anyone...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,117
Posted By charlie264
True. :cry

True. :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,117
Posted By charlie264
I've been dreaming of lightening another SE, I...

I've been dreaming of lightening another SE, I bet you could easily loose 20Kg + from an Adv just by replacing standard parts made from lighter materials, all the plastics and tanks in CF would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By charlie264
They upgraded the pressure oil release valve in...

They upgraded the pressure oil release valve in 2010, main design change was the c-clip that holds the spring in. New one has a window and a washer slides in to hold the spring.

What symptoms do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,606
Posted By charlie264
Might be worth adding a washer if there is enough...

Might be worth adding a washer if there is enough clearance, keeping the original load area...no chance of it winding out..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By charlie264
Sticky valve, bucket..could be a bit of...

Sticky valve, bucket..could be a bit of crud....point is if your getting good compression unlikely the valve seat is coked up...Could be an error last valve check...I'll be doing mine in the next...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By charlie264
Pull the plugs and spin the motor, recheck. The...

Pull the plugs and spin the motor, recheck. The tolerances normally tighten up..whilst the plugs are out do a compression test...if good, it is what it is, re-shim to spec.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,500
Posted By charlie264
Sidi Courier Trails steel toecap boots, can walk...

Sidi Courier Trails steel toecap boots, can walk all day with them on. Had them resoled with vibram soles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By charlie264
On the later cams, KTM gave them a bluing (gun...

On the later cams, KTM gave them a bluing (gun black) finish...:dunno Adjust the valve shims as normal and ride, just the bluing wearing off.

The issue was with the cam lobes pitting, only thing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,208
Posted By charlie264
From my own experience Heidenau K60's and...

From my own experience Heidenau K60's and scouts...I can understand the frustrations of having a tyre de-laminate especially at speed, good to hear that even with the fault the tyres didn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,606
Posted By charlie264
Is it just the hard to get to bolts people are...

Is it just the hard to get to bolts people are struggling with. I use a 1/4 with a universal joint....When tightening I machined a allen bit short and a 1/4 torque wrench.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,606
Posted By charlie264
http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/conservitive/201...

http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/conservitive/2011-07-19_205403_impactdriver.jpg


Take a bit of technique to use correctly. It rotates a fraction when smacked with a hammer, so it twist whilst...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By charlie264
+1. I've run heavier gauge wire istr...

+1.

I've run heavier gauge wire istr 15-20amp, with in-line fuse to behind headlight...use Acc2 for relay. Generally a better setup for heated grips...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,341
Posted By charlie264
If you have the exe, three pin plug, cant member...

If you have the exe, three pin plug, cant member colour...use a ohms/multi-tester to find ground....use a bit of wire, paper clip....ground to....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,341
Posted By charlie264
What type of switch do you have, exc..remove two...

What type of switch do you have, exc..remove two screws and check wire hasn't broken from solder.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,557
Posted By charlie264
Well if you've glued the bolts in :huh leave...

Well if you've glued the bolts in :huh leave um.....I've got no idea what permatex is....:eek1 I'll be sticking to red loctite....or stud lock.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,557
Posted By charlie264
Take one bolt out to see if its fully...

Take one bolt out to see if its fully cured....you wont need any heat. Cured, clean bolts, reapply loctite and torque....Not fully cured, torque bolts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,266
Posted By charlie264
Touratwat make a protector/heat shield for that.

Touratwat make a protector/heat shield for that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By charlie264
Cheers, I didn't realise it the LED's that get...

Cheers, I didn't realise it the LED's that get hot...going on my Cree stuff. I assumed they needed high voltage and it was the step up that generated the heat.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By charlie264
Claimed output and actual output of LED's has...

Claimed output and actual output of LED's has always been on the sales pitch side....nothing new.

I've got 2, 10w spots....manufactures/sales claim equivalent to 100w halogen....

I purchases 4,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By charlie264
:thumb Keep me eyes peeled. What generates...

:thumb Keep me eyes peeled.

What generates the heat? Not the LED's I'm guessing?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By charlie264
My thoughts exactly, looked a while ago...but...

My thoughts exactly, looked a while ago...but limited room and the rubber gaiter on the SE?

LED tech is advancing at a rate of knots, if the transformer bit could be moved off the bulb....?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,341
Posted By charlie264
+1, If its not illuminating on the dash its a bad...

+1, If its not illuminating on the dash its a bad contact. My HI/LOW beam stopped working on the EXC switchgear, flushed with silicon spray whilst working switch...corrosion on the contact...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,557
Posted By charlie264
Have a look at the SE one, I cut the tab off so I...

Have a look at the SE one, I cut the tab off so I can remove the clutch jet. TBH I doubt you'll have any issues, check at an oil change....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,557
Posted By charlie264
:lol3 Grease it and ride, not on the...

:lol3

Grease it and ride, not on the threads, like frog I used some blue loctite.

Just check the nut every so often.
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