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Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 224,774
Posted By bajamcguide
I did a 3800 mile round trip from Utah to Baja on...

I did a 3800 mile round trip from Utah to Baja on my 990 SMR. The bike has the SMT seat,PP wind screen and pp bags. The trip was good and the bike did ok with the 4 gallon tank, even in Baja. Only...
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By bajamcguide
Gas is sold at the Jct. on Hwy 1 and the road to...

Gas is sold at the Jct. on Hwy 1 and the road to La bay, also at La Bocana, and Punta Asuncion, and Abreojos. Just about any one with an car will sell you some gas. Just bring a hose !! Have fun!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,694
Posted By bajamcguide
Cool man, let the adventure begin! Need to see...

Cool man, let the adventure begin! Need to see whats inside :nod
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,694
Posted By bajamcguide
You can't say good buy!! It's just a little set...

You can't say good buy!! It's just a little set back. I am sure that we can help you get your bike going again. You said working on bikes helps you feel better, and i fell the same way. There are...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 108,600
Posted By bajamcguide
Saw one today, looks like a lot of fun. If I was...

Saw one today, looks like a lot of fun. If I was 18 years old I would have one in a minute. Question is, after looking at the axles and wheels, could one of these bike haul my fat 220# a$$ around...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,690
Posted By bajamcguide
Would be nice if it was the jet, my 07 superduke...

Would be nice if it was the jet, my 07 superduke had an oil jet with no hole !!! It shifted better then my 2011 SMR. worth a try, Good luck
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,690
Posted By bajamcguide
what year, and how many miles on the bike? from...

what year, and how many miles on the bike? from the pix,most everything looks good. Prolly not a clutch problem. It may be a worn or bent shift fork, or the roller bearing on the shift fork.to get to...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-25-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,246
Posted By bajamcguide
Scotts makes the stainless steel filter for the...

Scotts makes the stainless steel filter for the ktm.. cost about 80 bucks.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-25-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,246
Posted By bajamcguide
That's not the first oil filter I have seen like...

That's not the first oil filter I have seen like that. it is a defective oil filter. I have seen the same on the 990 and the rc8r.. I always run a Scotts SS oil filter on all my KTM bikes. The oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,690
Posted By bajamcguide
While you have everything exposed, you may want...

While you have everything exposed, you may want to think about installing a " Factory Pro " shift spring. They cost about 40 bucks, but help the shifting on the LC8 a ton. Kind of expensive for just...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By bajamcguide
Looking for something to be use by someone riding...

Looking for something to be use by someone riding with a built in helmet mic and speakers, kinda like a chatterbox ,but that some one driving in a car/truck could communicate on the move.. Thanks for...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By bajamcguide
Bike to chase truck communaction

Looking for info on the best way for riders to keep in touch with a chase truck.. things like range, ease of use, ect.
any and all info appreciated .
Forum: Road Warriors 11-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,092
Posted By bajamcguide
Very cool, Ride 500 miles to a track day, set up...

Very cool, Ride 500 miles to a track day, set up and camp and kick ass in the A group. all on the same bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By bajamcguide
Not sure if there is enough room under the top...

Not sure if there is enough room under the top clamp to position a drill to get at the bolts ? I changed one on my Superduke and I just removed the top clamp to make things easier. I just drilled...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By bajamcguide
You will also have to use a drill to remove to...

You will also have to use a drill to remove to original bolts, so you will need to remove the top triple clamp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By bajamcguide
when the bolt are torqued properly the hex head...

when the bolt are torqued properly the hex head part will break off , leaving just a rounded head that can not be removed with a wrench. They must be drilled out,. it is a anti theft device,
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By bajamcguide
The Hotel Perla is right on the main street...

The Hotel Perla is right on the main street across from the beach. you can wall to most any where. Its more of a hotel for Mexican families, than gringo tourists.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,324
Posted By bajamcguide
Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal...

Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal located in the cover on the left hand side. my 04 950 ADV. used about a 1/2 quart between oil changes at 3 to 4000 miles. My 07 990 SD did not use any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By bajamcguide
one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt...

one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt for the impeller is loose and the impeller came off the flat spot in the shaft. You can buy a kit from KTM Twinns or get a shaft and seal from CJ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By bajamcguide
Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove...

Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove the snap ring from the back of the WP shaft, tap the whole shaft and seal from the back side. Now you can support the shaft via the wheel and lightly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,088
Posted By bajamcguide
I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a...

I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a solution.
Something like a cat eliminator that can be used with a slip on.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 218,582
Posted By bajamcguide
nice!

nice!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 218,582
Posted By bajamcguide
I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on...

I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on a new air filter system for the 1190. They have had a 1190 R for a little while and I am sure they will come up with something that will work to keep...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,555
Posted By bajamcguide
rattling at start up is normal, should last only...

rattling at start up is normal, should last only a few seconds
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,555
Posted By bajamcguide
Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.

Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,555
Posted By bajamcguide
Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working...

Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working good? This bike has a hydraulic clutch lever. When the bike is running and in N, when you just start to pull in the lever ( just light pressure, maybe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,227
Posted By bajamcguide
maybe its time to open up the covers on either...

maybe its time to open up the covers on either side of the motor. maybe something stuck in a gear around the clutch or something on the alt. side?
Did you ever have the engine locking bolt in?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,227
Posted By bajamcguide
The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book...

The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book page for the air box. I don't think it could go past the intake valve, but maybe stuck between the valve and the seat, holding the valve open when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,227
Posted By bajamcguide
forgot to add you should be able to see it if you...

forgot to add you should be able to see it if you look down into the front intake with a flashlight. good luck.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,227
Posted By bajamcguide
I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net...

I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net that had the cable guide for the throttle cables fall into the intake port during a valve check. No one noticed that it was in there till the bike was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By bajamcguide
remove the round clutch cover on the right side...

remove the round clutch cover on the right side and check for loose clutch spring bolts, there are 6 of them. On some older lc8 motors, one would come loose and the bolt would make contact with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,993
Posted By bajamcguide
New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25...

New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25 nm for the oil tank, and 35 nm for the drain bolt at the bottom of the motor. Make sure to clean all the mating surfaces.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,938
Posted By bajamcguide
could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles...

could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles since last valve check?
Forum: Road Warriors 12-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,094
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked great on my 990 SMR
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,265
Views: 1,707,103
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flee market
fits the 950/990 sm/smr/smt. comes with a shift lever and also a handlebar mounted adjuster that fine tunes the cut out time
$450...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 224,774
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in...

hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in the flee market, it fits the 990 sm/smr/smt

will include a shiftlever and a handlebar mounted dial that adjust the cut out time
$ 450 plus...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set on my KTM990 SMR. They work great on bad roads, wet roads, and some some gravel, but only got 3500 out of the rear. Front still looks good with 4000...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-22-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 462,341
Posted By bajamcguide
Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flea market. fits the 990 sm/smt/smr
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,177
Posted By bajamcguide
Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift...

Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift drum, a known weak link on the early 950. The drum has since been upgraded to be stronger in that area.
There are a few good threads about splitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,177
Posted By bajamcguide
To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch...

To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch cover,( you will need to replace the gasket, about $16) only takes about 30 minutes. then you can lay under the bike and have a good look at the...
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