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Forum: Airheads Today, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By shakin_jake
Yes, that is a (hard as a rock=:-) Corbin solo...

Yes, that is a (hard as a rock=:-) Corbin solo saddle. Included in the sale was the OEM Teal BMW solo saddle and a Corbin Dual saddle with a back rest

I've only ridden this bike approx. 50 miles....
Forum: Airheads Today, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~I found the plug with the clear ish flex...

~~~I found the plug with the clear ish flex housing cover you are talking about... W/O pulling the front Tupperware off, I can't really get in there well to unplug, then plug it back together, but...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By shakin_jake
New to me GSPD, ah!, first electrical problem

Jake's riding a GSPD now :clap

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8633/15846559249_30311f6e62_b.jpg

Every electrical component worked (AFAIK) riding it Saturday and Sunday (This past Saturday...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 144,619
Posted By shakin_jake
(((SOLD))) sfront brought his posse, here...

(((SOLD)))

sfront brought his posse, here they are loading it up-



https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3842/14567599398_3a9e9a18c5_b.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 144,619
Posted By shakin_jake
Thumb 2006 KTM 950 Adventure For Sale North Central Fla.

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Pics here-

https://www.flickr.com/photos/261371...7624498770621/ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/26137108@N04/sets/72157624498770621/)

Kelly Blue Book Retail- $6600...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~only way to roll:deal Best, ...

~~~only way to roll:deal


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
Originally Posted by keener...

Originally Posted by keener http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23733581#post23733581)
Wow washer drama you are having....don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~If you've never measured fork tube oil height,...

~~~If you've never measured fork tube oil height, the first time I did and I still do it this way, I use a chop stick, tape it to catheter on the end of a syringe, easily obtained through a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By shakin_jake
Thanks Earl!, I'll find the time and take a ride...

Thanks Earl!, I'll find the time and take a ride on over there

Which fit you better, std. or the R model (assuming you rode the std.)?


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-06-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By shakin_jake
Is KTM doing Demo Rides At Daytona (Bike Week) 2014?

Anyone know?

Would love to try out the new 1190 Adventure


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~I like the white bikes too :y0! ...

~~~I like the white bikes too :y0!



Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
put her on a charger ...

put her on a charger

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5501/12186481723_8e69c1429f_c.jpg


Time for a new battery...this one last 3 years



Best,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Bravo Bravissimo Salvador!!! The paint shop...

~~~Bravo Bravissimo Salvador!!! The paint shop you chose did a very nice job with your tanks. I'm curious...did they re-spray or only remove the vinyl?

Here's my 05.5'-
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
hard to tell viewing this pic ...

hard to tell viewing this pic

http://imageshack.us/a/img801/5433/frmv.jpg

did your vinyl on the tank get the dreaded bubbles the orange owners (OEM orange jade metal flake paint scheme)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
good front tire for LC8 950A

I've been running this Pirelli Rally on my 950A for 4 K + miles
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1105/5121914718_43b65c6578_z.jpg

Holding up well for me (longevity) and works fine in Fla.'s sugar...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-25-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,989
Posted By shakin_jake
[QUOTE=PirateJohn;17590074]Interesting! When the...

[QUOTE=PirateJohn;17590074]Interesting! When the original Atlantic Beach Vintage club folded circa 2007 or so there was basically only 2 or 3 folks in JAX that were active on ADVRider. Good to see...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-25-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10,731
Views: 851,303
Posted By shakin_jake
Merry Christmas!

We're (me and Mrs. Jake) celebrating this year:1drink

http://www.flickr.com/photos/26137108@N04/6567823915/in/photostream


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
@slowinfastout- You'll have to read Greg Field's...

@slowinfastout- You'll have to read Greg Field's book- Guzzi:Big Twins:deal


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10,731
Views: 851,303
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~I'll ride with youse guys one of these days, I...

~~~I'll ride with youse guys one of these days, I promise:deal


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Persist in old ways; expect different results - suborn Insanity...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-13-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10,731
Views: 851,303
Posted By shakin_jake
klr oil useage

I rode my 08' KLR to Barber's a few years back (B'Ham). Started out with a full crankcase (oil), 800 miles in on that trip, on the way home getting gas, it took just over a pint of oil to top it off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Thanks...I'm still debating what to do when I...

~~~Thanks...I'm still debating what to do when I get into her for the first oil change. I like the fumoto valve I installed on the sump of my F-250 Super Duty. Although I don't use that truck all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
@big kuri when I bought my 05.5' 950A 3rd hand...

@big kuri when I bought my 05.5' 950A 3rd hand July 2010, the PO had his dealer install a new clutch slave cylinder. This same dealer also rebuilt the oe clutch master cylinder at the same time. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Can you point me to the thread that discusses...

~~~Can you point me to the thread that discusses using a fumoto valve on the 950/990 d2b? hadn't heard of these til I read about others using them on a 250 Super Duty forum, I had an oil change for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 144,619
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~very nice bike mate...good luck with the sale....

~~~very nice bike mate...good luck with the sale. too bad I'm not more flush, it'd be mine.


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
thanks for the torque specs Heffa!!!

Thanks for the torque specs Heffa!!! I have the CD but it is so counter intuitive, trying to look anything up. Again, many thanks!

I do have the water pump over haul kit...bought it last year,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
Clutch cover inspection...to check for coolant leaks

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6207/6124639159_a0c9ea928d_z.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6200/6124646471_dc86b5bbfb_z.jpg

Just pulled the clutch cover to inspect for coolant leakage...none...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Tips for getting a bead to seat on a tube...

~~~Tips for getting a bead to seat on a tube tire/rim? Well, since you have a tube to press the tire bead against the rim, the tube will keep filling with air as long as you keep adding air. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~try making them in your basement, wait, I...

~~~try making them in your basement, wait, I think some have...I'll gladly pay the mark up=:-)


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~I've had several bike frames measured in the...

~~~I've had several bike frames measured in the past by GMD Computrack in Atlanta and agree, this needs to be done, regardless who pays the bill but, make sure you remove all of the tupperware to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
Talking anti sieze vs 'plain ole' grease'

Originally Posted by shakin_jake http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16584275#post16584275)
~~~Worth mentioning, the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Worth mentioning, the adjustor bolts need...

~~~Worth mentioning, the adjustor bolts need anti-sieze. When I bought my 950A last July (2010)...the PO already drilled the holes in the swing arm and lubed the chain adjustor bolts (both sides)...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-08-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~off road here in Fla., the KLR has never felt...

~~~off road here in Fla., the KLR has never felt under powered to me. Heavy, yes but the 950A weighs 50 more pounds desptie the feeling of litheness you mention. The one thing that has bothered me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
I'm running 16/45 on my 05.5' 950A. PO had 16/42...

I'm running 16/45 on my 05.5' 950A. PO had 16/42 on there when I bought it, it needed a new chain, sprockets so I went the 16/45 route. Much better low end gearing as I felt the 16/42 too tall for my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
Nice Bike/Pics Brett...looks like yer ready to...

Nice Bike/Pics Brett...looks like yer ready to roll:clap


Best,


Jake
Reddick Fla.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-06-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~okay, you have the KLR, not the OP. Opps!:lol3...

~~~okay, you have the KLR, not the OP. Opps!:lol3 I bought an 08' KLR new in late 07' and have ridden it off road in big sandy. Kuntz is right, the KLR is a huge bike but I'm a big guy (6'1" 240...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-06-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By shakin_jake
Time for Jake to get in this...

Time for Jake to get in this thread:pope:D:D:D...I dunno, the OP said he would ride dirt 30% of the time and the rest on
the highway. Phil's right, the 650 (especially a KLR) would be a handful off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~Thanks Zak, you're right, the fuelie needs far...

~~~Thanks Zak, you're right, the fuelie needs far more pressure than the vacuum pump everyone is installing on their carb motor'd 950's can deliver. I'll go crawl back into my hole now:lol3:lol3

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
~~~ouch! perhaps you ought to look iinto one of...

~~~ouch! perhaps you ought to look iinto one of tha vacuum operated fuel pumps I've seen others here use. totally after market but the price is right. I've thought about going that route but to date,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,847
Posted By shakin_jake
you might consider carryting a spare points kit...

you might consider carryting a spare points kit under your seat in the future along with the necessary tools to R&R...that's what I'm doing, along with a butane pen. knock on wood, the oe fuel pump...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,486
Posted By shakin_jake
Thinking out loud here, why not drill the nuts...

Thinking out loud here, why not drill the nuts holding the sprocket on (this model) and use safety wire to tie one another to?...if this particular bike/model is prone to the sprocket nuts backing...
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