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Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By brooks
Im going to order one after christmas just in...

Im going to order one after christmas just in case santa brings me one. Is that bracket a copy of the original? I thought you were not supposed to mount it on the swing arm???
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 97,141
Posted By brooks
Walmart has a lot of good camping stuff if you...

Walmart has a lot of good camping stuff if you need something you forgot before you left. They have motorcycle oil and filters-mine caries Mobil 1, castrol actevo, and another motorcycle ke oil in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,487
Posted By brooks
I have a tomtom rider 2. Great little unit and I...

I have a tomtom rider 2. Great little unit and I carry an Oregon as backup.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,328
Posted By brooks
Looks pretty clean though, nice BDCW skid plate...

Looks pretty clean though, nice BDCW skid plate and Renazco seat. I would say check the clutch (blue lactate) and the water pump since you are in there. Two big issues with the 950. I just moved away...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,625
Posted By brooks
ummm wipe it off with a wet cloth and you are...

ummm wipe it off with a wet cloth and you are good. The only "helmet" I've ever waxed is the one between my legs.....a lot!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-07-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By brooks
Wicked 07 990 with 32,000 miles. Only thing that's...

07 990 with 32,000 miles. Only thing that's happened was the oring on my clutch slave. Replaced with aftermarket clutch slave. Also I have to keep replacing rear tires but I don't know why?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,857
Posted By brooks
Also use a off road chain lube so the goop...

Also use a off road chain lube so the goop doesn't turn into a grinding paste.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,857
Posted By brooks
You can just go down a tooth in the front to a...

You can just go down a tooth in the front to a 16, makes a good difference without affecting the RPMs much. Standard after 08 anyway.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By brooks
Thumb I have my old one rebuilt for a spare I could...

I have my old one rebuilt for a spare I could send you if need be also
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By brooks
I lost my clutch slave last year in the middle of...

I lost my clutch slave last year in the middle of nowhere and KTMtwins fedexd me a new one. If you can find a address to use they will do that. Also mtb shops stock the hydraulic fluid. You can go to...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,040
Posted By brooks
mine won't start the bike much below 32F even...

mine won't start the bike much below 32F even with the proper warm up procedures. I think the high compression ratio has something to do with it. Not too happy with it. 07 990 adventure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,054
Posted By brooks
If you have a partner you could pull away the...

If you have a partner you could pull away the tank from the bike while he holds it and turn it on so you can see for sure. No guessing
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,054
Posted By brooks
Are you topping it off too high? There is a...

Are you topping it off too high? There is a vent\drain line that comes down right by your clutch slave and kickstand.
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By brooks
3d printing is awesome for blueprinting and...

3d printing is awesome for blueprinting and making mock ups but the plastic is brittle and I sure wouldn't use it to hold my phone with vibration and taking your phone in and out. Prototype it and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,658
Posted By brooks
I wish they would go smaller. A 700 or so make it...

I wish they would go smaller. A 700 or so make it light and keep it Adventurous!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By brooks
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By brooks
Hey bajabound can you show me a picture of the...

Hey bajabound can you show me a picture of the inside?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By brooks
That oil is made to go the distance. You will be...

That oil is made to go the distance. You will be fine, ride it hard!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By brooks
Eek Just like that but not 18.00 a piece! That's...

Just like that but not 18.00 a piece! That's almost 60 a bag!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By brooks
Question Gobi bags and u brackets.

I want to be able to strap stuff to the top of my gobi boxes and want to put some ubolts on it but the odd shape and double wall I don't want to drill through. Anyone done this?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By brooks
Fishing Rod Holders! Lets see them!

Looking to take my fishing rod(s) with me on travel. I don't want them to get broken and don't want them taking up room in my bags. I was thinking of some pvc under the factory racks. I have dual...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
Eek I just looked on bike bandit and the front is...

I just looked on bike bandit and the front is 71.00 and the rear for mine is 123.00. That is 190 for a full set of tires. The Tkc 80 is 182 just for the rear. There will be no more contis going on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
I ordered mine from bike bandit and ordered two...

I ordered mine from bike bandit and ordered two sets. One for my ktm, one for my father in laws klr. I ran 36/32 on the hwy, 28/24 off road. Didn't want to go too low since there was a lot of rocks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
Just returned from 1300 miles off roading through...

Just returned from 1300 miles off roading through WA and ID. Total miles so far is 1498. Wearing very well, they were great off road very predictable and we were not easy on them. 07 990 Adventure (i...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
Our clock starts today on our trip. We head over...

Our clock starts today on our trip. We head over to Seattle from the Peninsula and will be heading out on the NWP rides, about 1500 miles round trip. We will see how they look at the end. You still...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By brooks
great job, good to see honest people.

great job, good to see honest people.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,038
Posted By brooks
They tell you not to do that on the back page of...

They tell you not to do that on the back page of the install guide, specifically.
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By brooks
Bike bandit has them they usually only take a few...

Bike bandit has them they usually only take a few days to get them
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,869
Posted By brooks
If you have been there it is a VERY small garage,...

If you have been there it is a VERY small garage, and a one man operation. You can't make too many in there.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
Wink Looks like everyone says about the same thing....

Looks like everyone says about the same thing. Not quite as good as Tkc 80 on road, just about even off road, and wear just a tad faster than Tkc 80. At 120 cheaper a set that's a new rear so I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By brooks
Sounds like a great time! Next time

Sounds like a great time! Next time
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By brooks
Question Off road or onroad? What time and where?

Off road or onroad? What time and where?
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,942
Posted By brooks
I have 4 different msrnstoves an whisperlite...

I have 4 different msrnstoves an whisperlite intl. a dragonfly, and xgf??? And a whisperlite butane. I like them all but my favorite is the dragonfly for it's simmering ability. Not the most compact...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
I saw the right up in CW and figured of jimmy...

I saw the right up in CW and figured of jimmy Lewis was using them it's good enough for my limited abilities. Doing the Northwest Passage Ride at the beginning of Sept. With my father in law an I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By brooks
Wicked Right here, riding a 990

Right here, riding a 990
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
I love the stock scorpions a/t for road but we...

I love the stock scorpions a/t for road but we are doing a 50/50 trip. I have Heidenau tires on now with almost 10000 on them and still are about 50 % but I don't like the profile or the buzziness of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,803
Posted By brooks
Anyone been using Kenda Big Block Tires?

Have an upcoming trip and instead of using Tkc 80s I wanted to try the Kendas. A set can be had for less then 2 bills and I saw they put them on the bmw vs ktm in cycle world for their head to head...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,869
Posted By brooks
My father in law and I just rode over from the...

My father in law and I just rode over from the peninsula and picked a full set up including the top box. Well made and good fit for his klr. Eric took us over off road to Oso to check out the big...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By brooks
I tried joining the group but it kept saying...

I tried joining the group but it kept saying there was a problem. Long story short I will be gone already on a ride but if you want to go ride any of these sections before that I'm down! I'm in port...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By brooks
Hey bud I'm on the road right now moving across...

Hey bud I'm on the road right now moving across the country with three bikes. I got my crates from the local triumph/Harley shop free of charge. They are stout, have tie down and points and already...
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