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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
Posted By tkorpi
Bike in neutral and/or clutch pulled in?:rofl

Bike in neutral and/or clutch pulled in?:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By tkorpi
Each of the petcocks has a built-in filter. They...

Each of the petcocks has a built-in filter. They look like a short straws with a fine mesh at the top. Threaded and screw right into the petcock. At least the crumbly stuff shouldn't be getting...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By tkorpi
Thumb +1 for Bud and Matto!

+1 for Bud and Matto!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By tkorpi
Us 2006 Sm 922163

Us 2006 Sm 922163
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By tkorpi
Mine was very, very tight the 1st time I removed...

Mine was very, very tight the 1st time I removed it. In fact, I think it took me about 2 days to work up the nerve to crank on it hard enough to crack it free! If you think you might have boogered...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,616
Posted By tkorpi
There's a thread over at ktmtalk about the lack...

There's a thread over at ktmtalk about the lack of an oil check valve on the SE and SM.

The meat of the thread is this:

I have since found out that the oil tank on the Adventure sits above...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,616
Posted By tkorpi
Just out of curiosity, why is the flat oil screen...

Just out of curiosity, why is the flat oil screen so clean (relatively speaking) when compared to the cylindrical screen. Didn't all the stuff on the cylindrical screen have to pass through the flat...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,923
Posted By tkorpi
This shift lever can be adjusted a bit. I...

This shift lever can be adjusted a bit. I experienced the same problem and simply rotated the lever a "notch".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By tkorpi
My 06 SM is the same way, but it's intermittent. ...

My 06 SM is the same way, but it's intermittent. I also know when it's going to be a PITA to start and when it's going to spring to life with barely a touch of the starter button. When I first turn...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,233
Posted By tkorpi
Motobee has retrofitted the SD cluster to his SM....

Motobee has retrofitted the SD cluster to his SM. The details can be found at ktmtalk. http://ktmtalk.com/index.php?showtopic=247021
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By tkorpi
I'm not sure what the tank is like on the SE, but...

I'm not sure what the tank is like on the SE, but if it's anything like the SM, you might want to check the seal between the fuel level sensor and the tank. I just had my tank off for the 2nd time...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,094
Posted By tkorpi
I'm pretty sure that those are fuel screws. ...

I'm pretty sure that those are fuel screws. Turning them in will reduce fuel and lean out the mixture. Turn them out for a richer mixture.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,094
Posted By tkorpi
The SAS plumbing? Interesting. Wasn't my...

The SAS plumbing? Interesting.

Wasn't my intention to ignore the genius 2-1 solution! That bottle just caught my eye.

About the 2-1 solution...beside the HUGE weight loss, what are the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,094
Posted By tkorpi
What do you have vented into the toothpaste tube...

What do you have vented into the toothpaste tube that's zip tied to your frame?
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By tkorpi
Doesn't have a real reserve, just the warning...

Doesn't have a real reserve, just the warning light. From the sounds of it, you might want to make sure BOTH petcocks are open. I don't think you should be sputtering and coughing if you only have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By tkorpi
Just spoke to the dealer. They said that the put...

Just spoke to the dealer. They said that the put some silicone or RTV type stuff in the wells of the rubber gasket for a "little extra insurance". They said I can probably get away with out it. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By tkorpi
That's what I thought. I'm the original owner...

That's what I thought. I'm the original owner and the covers have only been off once before. Not by me though. The dealer did a valve check, etc. a little while back. Kinda strange. Both gaskets...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By tkorpi
Cam cover gaskets

I've got an '06 950 SM and decided to tear into the valves this weekend. I pulled the covers and and noticed that some sealant has been applied to the gaskets. I don't see any mention of sealant in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By tkorpi
I've got an '06 950 SM and decided to tear into...

I've got an '06 950 SM and decided to tear into the valves this weekend. I pulled the covers and and noticed that some sealant has been applied to the gaskets. I don't see any mention of sealant in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,719
Posted By tkorpi
I thought most bike race photogs sat backwards...

I thought most bike race photogs sat backwards too until I did a little research for my own shoot at Graham Watson's website.

Hi Graham my name is Joey, I am 13 years old and I am a major fan of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By tkorpi
I've actually been riding around without the...

I've actually been riding around without the front fender just becuase I sorta like the way it looks. I got caught in the rain a few days ago and did notice that there was quite a bit more spit...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By tkorpi
Rick, I've had the Akrapovic cans on for...

Rick,

I've had the Akrapovic cans on for about 7k miles now. I haven't noticed any issues with discoloration. The weight difference between the stock cans and the ti cans is astonishing! Like...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,666
Posted By tkorpi
Just out of curiosity, why not consider the 950...

Just out of curiosity, why not consider the 950 SM? I see many threads where the Duc is considered alongside the Duke. It kinda seems that the SM and HM share more in common with each other than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By tkorpi
Here's what I did: ...

Here's what I did:

http://tkorpi.googlepages.com/BobbyPinMethod.jpg

That's not the actual jet pictured, but you get the idea.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,060
Posted By tkorpi
KTM seem to be doing just fine these days... ...

KTM seem to be doing just fine these days...

http://www.ktmpowersports.com/Detail.499.0.html?&nodeID=100592&cHash=c90aa9b2e6

Not saying that this really means anything, but they don't really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tkorpi
Is it worth mentioning that you only need to...

Is it worth mentioning that you only need to loosen the top clamps on the boots in order to remove the carbs? And maybe a carb sync after tearing the carbs out? Or in this specific case, maybe just...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By tkorpi
I assume you mean charcoal cannister? If you're...

I assume you mean charcoal cannister? If you're in the US, then you don't have the EPS. Anyway when you remove the cannister, you'll be removing 2 Mikuni valves. One of those valves is under the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,923
Posted By tkorpi
Excellent. I'll have to head up that way some...

Excellent. I'll have to head up that way some time soon. Seems local law enforcement are working hard to take any play out of the grounds around here (Bucks County). I've been told that it'll be...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,923
Posted By tkorpi
Ummm, yeah...where is that sign!?!:evil

Ummm, yeah...where is that sign!?!:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 55,212
Posted By tkorpi
Did you adjust the idle mixture screws? Maybe...

Did you adjust the idle mixture screws? Maybe you forgot the rear and left it closed?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By tkorpi
The bike runs just fine without the instrument...

The bike runs just fine without the instrument panel connected. You could just disconnect the whole bloody thing for miles and miles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 55,212
Posted By tkorpi
Liamo, I got some kinda fever, that's for...

Liamo,

I got some kinda fever, that's for sure! That's probably as close to a disco as anybody would like to see me get. :lol3

I have the 2 doors on my SM along with the fuel screws set...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 55,212
Posted By tkorpi
jeffz, The 2006 SM has the same emissions...

jeffz,

The 2006 SM has the same emissions stuff and used the same carbs as the Adventure. One small difference is that Sommer recommends that you replace both airbox doors on the SM and SE.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By tkorpi
To remove the air box, you need to lift the carbs...

To remove the air box, you need to lift the carbs out completely and remove the carbs boots. Just use a bungie cord or something similar to hang the carbs from the bars. Once you do that, the air...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,569
Posted By tkorpi
I gots one.

I gots one.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,167
Posted By tkorpi
I made my own doors a while back. I wanted the...

I made my own doors a while back. I wanted the read deal from Sommer, but like cpmodem says, the shipping cost is killer. Much more than the product itself. I just couldn't justify the expense.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By tkorpi
Judging by the 155 MJ that the shop sent to me...

Judging by the 155 MJ that the shop sent to me when I asked, I'm guessing that they're screwed in there a little more than hand tight. It's a bit macked up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By tkorpi
950 Carbs for Dummies

I want to put back my stock jets. When I had Akras installed, the shop installed 160/165 main jets and raised the needle one clip. It runs pretty well, but there's a bit of hesitation in places...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,923
Posted By tkorpi
Not true. At least not in this case. The parts...

Not true. At least not in this case. The parts that need to be replaced do vary by model and model year. The recall letter mentions lots of parts, but specifically states that the one thing that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By tkorpi
For the carb vent, I believe the common wisdom to...

For the carb vent, I believe the common wisdom to be something like 1" below the airbox. Some put a 90 degree elbow in there and face towards the rear of the bike. Mine is just a little stub, about...
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