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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 285,775
Posted By ttfrank
KTM 990 ADV exhaust cans (2011)

NEW PRICE: $189.00 Shipped

Here is the link:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1014504

Thank you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12,512
Views: 782,059
Posted By ttfrank
Thanks for the advise... I think we'll hit the...

Thanks for the advise... I think we'll hit the lower loop then, so if on sunday you ride by a white and a blue 990's it's us...

Cheers!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12,512
Views: 782,059
Posted By ttfrank
I am not worried about how difficult it is.. I...

I am not worried about how difficult it is.. I know my limits and I know how much is toooo much fun so I can grab my bike and turn around and leave.. I don't want to keep anybody's back either... I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12,512
Views: 782,059
Posted By ttfrank
Sunday ride

Hi folks.. Moved to CT 3 months ago and I haven't gone to Pachaug yet. This week my friend is riding from D.C to visit me in his 990 and would be a nice opportunity for me to know those trails, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By ttfrank
no picture

Hi guys,

I'm having this 1 or 2 drops leak in that area (somewhere in the coutershaft area) and I was wondering what O ring are you talking about. Your picture has been deleted

thank you
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,560
Posted By ttfrank
I have your bike, with 30k miles

Same model.

1.- I have a pair or FMF q4.. Like them a lot. Lighter.. Cooler. I ride without sparkle arrester and love the sound (like a big enduro bike) have not receive any complaint from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,668
Posted By ttfrank
Your tach is ok.. You should be ~80mph @5000 rpm...

Your tach is ok.. You should be ~80mph @5000 rpm with the 16-42 teeth setup.

1.- are you sure your dealer didn't load up any custom (akra, etc) map?

2.- have you ever done the 15 min idle magic...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,668
Posted By ttfrank
Watch your right hand

No disrrspect, but I don't think you behave that well... 5000 rpm????

I have a 2011 990 dakar. FMF q4 stock map, 17t sprocket.

Non of these mods have done mayor changes on my mpg's. The only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,530
Posted By ttfrank
2 rear Scorp last me 7500 miles each. Now Ive...

2 rear Scorp last me 7500 miles each. Now Ive changed to k60 scout and with 4k wear is barelly noticiable.. I think I can get about 10k miles from this tire.

Mostly tarmac with some fireroads
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,495
Posted By ttfrank
That's their purpose (crash bars).... They are...

That's their purpose (crash bars).... They are ment to have scratches... I have a lot of them in the bars of my 2011 dakar. they don't bother me at all.

BUt if you find that orange paint (cheap)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
Jump bro... It's a superb bike.. I love it and...

Jump bro... It's a superb bike.. I love it and you will too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
6900 miles and new rear rubber required!!

http://fsuarez.smugmug.com/Other/Pirelli-scorpions/23590130_tDxjvB#!i=1908357957&k=NC5cL9h

After 6900 miles my rear rubber said no more!! I have to say that I am very pleased with that wear.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,731
Posted By ttfrank
It's not suede, it's a FABRIC that looks like...

It's not suede, it's a FABRIC that looks like suede.. I bought the pecard stuff and just doesn't work.

I have riden about 10k miles on it and the fabric is starting to wear off.. no complaint...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By ttfrank
Go for them. I have the cycra probend on my 990...

Go for them. I have the cycra probend on my 990 and love them. Way better than oems (which I broke). Super sturdy. Nice protection.

There is space enough for the cables, but you have to loose the...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,382
Posted By ttfrank
spotless

I just received mine. This mod is a must for this equipment. My ear are protected and the sound quality has improved exponentially.

Now, I must say Eileen,s jobs is top quality. Spotless finish...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,343
Posted By ttfrank
2" rox risers on a 2011 990 dakar. Flipping the...

2" rox risers on a 2011 990 dakar. Flipping the throtle wires the bottom do the trick. There's cable enough to allow full range of movement of the handlebar side to side with no noticable tension on...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,382
Posted By ttfrank
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,638
Posted By ttfrank
I thought it was normal!

My 2011 990 with 6900 miles does the exact same rattling sound (since day one) when you release the clutch slowly while in neutral... I think I read somewhere in this forum that such "noise" was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,424
Posted By ttfrank
+ 1 A went through the exact same problem...

+ 1

A went through the exact same problem with that bolt 2 oil changes ago (during my first oil change). I used the exact same open tool almots destroying the head of the bolt. Last oil change I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By ttfrank
Ditto here. I have almost 5k miles on the...

Ditto here.

I have almost 5k miles on the scorps and they are 85% worn out.

So based on your numbers, if the tires in you pic have 5k (which i doubt, with all due respect) don't change them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By ttfrank
This is what i wanted to hear.. Than u so much. ...

This is what i wanted to hear.. Than u so much.

I guess that my money will go to a suspension specialist for respring, revalve and settings... About 2000$???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By ttfrank
LOL:rofl I just want the look of my bike matches...

LOL:rofl I just want the look of my bike matches my neck brace, tech 10 boots and goggles with tearoff's when I'm having my Grande caramel frapuccino:lol3 with my friends with fully loaded 700lbs bmw...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By ttfrank
I'm such a poser, I know but....

I just love the idea of increase the height of my dakar by a couple of inches:evil..But I am wondering how will such increase affect the bike handling, how the bike is going to behave @100mph on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,584
Posted By ttfrank
My Dakar is pretty unique... I haven't seen...

My Dakar is pretty unique... I haven't seen another dakar since I bought mine back in september 11.... :evil

Actually, I haven't seen another ktm adv (any model) since then here in south...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 40,842
Posted By ttfrank
Didn't fit mi dakar

I bought the valve f109n and did not fit the Dakar, the niple is to long and even if you buy the one without niple there is too little space under the valve to put some sort of rubber tube o a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,958
Posted By ttfrank
990 Dakar here... no snatchy throttle... This...

990 Dakar here... no snatchy throttle... This bike is as smooth as 115hp can be... I can't notice major difference between this bike and my previous CBR 1000
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,796
Posted By ttfrank
So crooks there only like large engines hum? ...

So crooks there only like large engines hum?

Banana Republic of black gold :huh?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By ttfrank
My ADV DAKAR presented the exact same problem...

My ADV DAKAR presented the exact same problem (after 2 wees of purchase) on the left tank cap. Brute force was used and problem solved. After force lifting the lid the small steel ball/spring got...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,423
Posted By ttfrank
This is to comute!

50 milesof a daily roundtrip to/from my job (x 6days/week) on my 990 ADV DAKAR...... That's the best part of my day! a smile in my face... I can't get enough of the sound of this LC8... I ride at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,594
Posted By ttfrank
My 990 adv dakar with 1600miles shows oil in half...

My 990 adv dakar with 1600miles shows oil in half of the stick when cold (overnight cold). After a 25miles ride and 2 minutes settle down time the oil touches the MAX line
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
Bluhduh :cry Yep.. I got stuckd with a stone, lose my...

:cry Yep.. I got stuckd with a stone, lose my ground and...:muutt

I don't want to buy panniers... I like the GL great basin, but the panniers frames look very usefull in a situation like this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
A couple o days ago... wife: Is this bike a...

A couple o days ago...

wife: Is this bike a ninja?
me: no, is a KTM adv... is austrian..
wife: mmmm I see.. but why does it have a picture of a ninja on the side?
me: :huh
she: It's kinda...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
My odo 27 days after purchase!!:D

My odo 27 days after purchase!!:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
:clap:evil

:clap:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
Here I got a couple

Here I got a couple
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
yes, yees. but WHYYYYY???????? Why is this...

yes, yees. but WHYYYYY????????

Why is this bike so bad influence?... honestly I never had this vibe with the CBR's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
My cousin has a 2008 12GS, we ride together often...

My cousin has a 2008 12GS, we ride together often and I can see the look in his eyes when he sees my bike... It's like: "man I wish I had her.. Instead, I married this heavy and boring bike:becca"......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
Right!!! i don't know what happens with this...

Right!!! i don't know what happens with this bike!! I have had faster bikes, crotch rockets but with this... man, I don't know... I can become into an irresponsible asshole with a huge smile in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
Oh yeah.. to be fear I forgot to mention...

Oh yeah.. to be fear I forgot to mention that:lol3... I ride it hard... (is there another way to ride this bike???) I mean... it's what this bike inspires!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By ttfrank
I jumped!!

All right guys…, after thinking and re-thinking:hmmmmm, after going over and over again about the “known issues”:lobby, after thinking of the fuel economy and the maintenance work required….After...
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