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Forum: Racing 11-23-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 34,232
Posted By boosted gp
How did you manage to race a 950 in the dakar? ...

How did you manage to race a 950 in the dakar?

Mike
Forum: Racing 06-25-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,315
Posted By boosted gp
Yip we will be trying to follow it. We are...

Yip we will be trying to follow it.

We are shipping our bikes from South Africa to Beunos Aires. we arrive on the 26th, then we will ride down to to watch scruteneering and try follow the dakar,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
Agreed for hard offroad stuff the screen is not...

Agreed for hard offroad stuff the screen is not ideal, but it is as low as the oem screen in height and when you standing you dont really notice it,

will take a pic of me on the bike and standing....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
They are at different angle, you could cut and...

They are at different angle, you could cut and bend the oem one back a bit to get the same angle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
Buffeting gone!!!!!

Hey all,

well I have tried basically everything on this thread from super ricardo's to yellow pig, to vents to aerotrims to my own concoctions.

I am 5'11". 30" in seam. bmw enduro helmet. and...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By boosted gp
yip SW motech trax Mike

yip SW motech trax

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
So has anyone here tried the Madstad screen yet...

So has anyone here tried the Madstad screen yet on the 990?

looks like it will work really well.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,483
Posted By boosted gp
Well the way i read it, that is the spec sheet...

Well the way i read it, that is the spec sheet for the 690 Factory Rally, not the RR (Rally replica). so there will be a difference in power, up the 690 from 660cc to 710cc (±8% increase) and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,231
Posted By boosted gp
the 690 /950RR had oilcoolers, KTM also supply...

the 690 /950RR had oilcoolers, KTM also supply ducati with their radiators so they must be doing some extra work on the side

mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,231
Posted By boosted gp
1200gsa bmw has a ktm made oil cooler Mike

1200gsa bmw has a ktm made oil cooler

Mike
Forum: Racing 10-17-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 157,323
Posted By boosted gp
rear tank/ rear tail/ petrol cap and...

rear tank/ rear tail/ petrol cap and pegs/swingarm look very much like the 690 enduro

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,711
Posted By boosted gp
Hey all, well it seems I got more than what...

Hey all,

well it seems I got more than what I paid for: !! :wink:

I ordered a set of tanks for mine and my dads bike and to our amazement we managed to fit 47 liters into the "40 Liter" tanks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 89,606
Posted By boosted gp
:thumb I am one to speak, i also have full...

:thumb

I am one to speak, i also have full bm gear and 2 ktm's. at first glance it just look so wrong... if you know what i mean

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 89,606
Posted By boosted gp
LOL, gotta love the pic above - (no offence...

LOL,

gotta love the pic above - (no offence intended)

full BMW gear on a KTM Rally bike with smooth tyres (read dual sport/ road tyres)

Love that pic
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By boosted gp
take it back to bmw, replaced a mates r1p jacket...

take it back to bmw, replaced a mates r1p jacket after they couldnt fix the zipper with a brand new r2p!

Mike
Forum: Americas 04-30-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By boosted gp
Riding in Chile/ Argentina Jan 2011

Hey all.

I anm from South Africa and A few of us are planning a trip to adventure ride chile and argentina in Jan next year, which happens to be when the Dakar is, so we will watch scrutineering,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 46,908
Posted By boosted gp
the carbon tanks are only 4 per side (8 total) so...

the carbon tanks are only 4 per side (8 total) so its not too heavy (3.6kg per side of fuel)

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,186
Posted By boosted gp
for all you throttle jockeys out there. ...

for all you throttle jockeys out there.

AFR'S work like this

All figure are :1 and are for MBT ( mean best timing) on the motor

Normal Gasoline
Normally asperated

15.3-15.5 - best lean...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,289,175
Posted By boosted gp
That you paul? great shot, how you enjoyng...

That you paul?

great shot, how you enjoyng the 990 ?

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 41,876
Posted By boosted gp
What guards are these? really nice thanks

What guards are these? really nice

thanks
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,455
Posted By boosted gp
maybe the south African guys can get shipping...

maybe the south African guys can get shipping into one box to SA and then one guys distributes to the guys?

Mike
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,455
Posted By boosted gp
1: veetwo_tls ........... 950SE Clutch & Brake:...

1: veetwo_tls ........... 950SE Clutch & Brake: short - bi-folding
2. ganshert .............. 990 Adventure
3. PowerCell .............
4. boosted gp ........... 990 Adv
5. boosted gp ..............
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,455
Posted By boosted gp
in for 2 sets

in for 2 sets
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
i never used brand new one for the testing, found...

i never used brand new one for the testing, found badly scratched or cracked ones at my dealer and got the for free.

so cost was zero, but i agree if it was $600 i would have thought it over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
i'm sure you could, but i prefer to do it...

i'm sure you could, but i prefer to do it properly.... LOL:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
yip, weekend track / play car

yip, weekend track / play car
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
not yet, will hopefully try it tomorrow Mike

not yet, will hopefully try it tomorrow

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
Dont think the shape has anything to do with it,...

Dont think the shape has anything to do with it, but rather that it is turning the air and forcing it to run smoothly off the top of the oem screen, above the horizontal screen the air is smooth...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
Well after about 4 oem screens, 2 touring...

Well after about 4 oem screens, 2 touring screens, tilted back, super ricardo, no screen, low screen, naca duct screen, screen add ons etc

i was slowly loosing faith in this "windscreen nirvana"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,474
Posted By boosted gp
Windscreen Buffeting 100% GONE / FIXED!

Well after about 4 oem screens, 2 touring screens, tilted back, super ricardo, no screen, low screen, naca duct screen, screen add ons etc

i was slowly loosing faith in this "windscreen nirvana"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By boosted gp
She is a south african and paint all her bikes...

She is a south african and paint all her bikes pink.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 40,571
Posted By boosted gp
Dude, dont believe everything you read and watch...

Dude, dont believe everything you read and watch on tv....

would you walk in the gangsta lands in la late at night with your wife??

well i think i wouldnt, but then again every thing on tv is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By boosted gp
Hey all, I am 5'9" and weigh in at 138lbs......

Hey all,

I am 5'9" and weigh in at 138lbs... yip i am that skinny and ride a 990, yes its heavy, but i think its lower than the 640 adv as i can get both feet on the ground at a light, where i...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,587
Posted By boosted gp
if aimed at me, my dad and i have 990 and hate...

if aimed at me, my dad and i have 990 and hate the stocker

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,587
Posted By boosted gp
I'll take 2 if price is decent Mike

I'll take 2 if price is decent

Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
Well I have this setup on my bike and it is great...

Well I have this setup on my bike and it is great for anything up to 120kmh (can ride all day with my visor open and no wind in my face) it does start to buffet at 140 and at 150kmh its not comfy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 449,457
Posted By boosted gp
I fixed the buffeting completely!!!!! How?...

I fixed the buffeting completely!!!!!

How? easy! I took the super recardo to the next level.

took a std OEM screen, bolted it on as the super ricardo did (but mine was still oem length/height)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By boosted gp
Hi, I make these mounts for the KTM's, the...

Hi,

I make these mounts for the KTM's, the new versions will be tilt adjustable and will be ready for shipping next week. Price is $80 plus shipping (can't see it being more than $10 - From South...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By boosted gp
On the 990 I see no hassle as it sets quite far...

On the 990 I see no hassle as it sets quite far forward, on the 690 it may, but the gps does sit inline of the key, so I see no interference there

Mike
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By boosted gp
KTM 690 Enduro rear brake cylinder protector

Hi all,

I have made these for the 690 Enduro's "vulnerable" rear brake master cylinder. its a straight bolt on.

Anodsed in Orange, black or silver, all mounting hardware included.
...
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