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Forum: Equipment 12-24-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,071
Posted By eradock
I have one of these...

I have one of these (http://www.harborfreight.com/lightweight-aluminum-motorcycle-lift-94715.html), and really like it.

What I like most about it is that it's low enough that everything but the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 184,637
Posted By eradock
Hi Pete, These look like they are going to...

Hi Pete,

These look like they are going to be great!

How much volume do you think each will be?

Any chance you'll be building them so that only the left one can be used?

Will these...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By eradock
When you are in the SF Bay Are you should go to...

When you are in the SF Bay Are you should go to Scuderia West at 69 Duboce Street in San Francisco. They stock lots of higher end gear - Klim, Rev-it, Sidi, Arai, Daytona Boots, Racer Gloves etc. For...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,481
Posted By eradock
I'm a big fan of the Sidi Crossfire SRS and used...

I'm a big fan of the Sidi Crossfire SRS and used to wear the FlexForce SRS as well.

Comfortable for all day riding and super durable. Not too great for walking around but that's not what they are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By eradock
Do both. Cannisterectomy does not really...

Do both.

Cannisterectomy does not really cost anything.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By eradock
Outstanding! This looks like a great fuse...

Outstanding!

This looks like a great fuse block and the mounting location is perfect!

Fuzeblocks (http://www.fuzeblocks.com/)
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By eradock
640 Adventure Stebel and HID mounting

We wanted better lights and horns on Elena's 640 Adventure so went the Stebel and HID route.

Figuring out where to mount everything under that dash was not easy. I thought I'd pass on what we did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By eradock
That's a fantastic idea!

That's a fantastic idea!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By eradock
Renazco

I have no idea what a Welsh Choir sounds like but love my Renazco seats!

We have one on the 950 and one on the 640. Plenty comfortable all day long great for offroad as well. Mine was made to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By eradock
Dragging sounds like a leaking slave cylinder....

Dragging sounds like a leaking slave cylinder. There are a couple of options like the Evoluzione to fix this.

Good luck!
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 251,944
Posted By eradock
Bar Dampers

I made these to fit the bolts for Cycra Hand guards, spacer on the KTM stock hand guards and a Kaoko throttle lock.

Copied a commercially available one that used different bolts and wouldn't mate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By eradock
I've bought Hepco Becker parts from Black Dog...

I've bought Hepco Becker parts from Black Dog Cycle Works in the past, you might drop Kurt a line to see what he can find for you.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-14-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,558
Posted By eradock
Iphone with Navigon observations

I just came back from my first road trip playing with Navigon on the iPhone. We were in a car not on bikes but it was a good test of using it to guide us on bike based road trips.

Two things that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 85,350
Posted By eradock
You're the only rider in town to upgrade your...

You're the only rider in town to upgrade your bike to a more restrictive 2 into 1 exhaust.

You add bar risers so you can ride your streetbike standing up more comfortably.

You need spark...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 36,345
Posted By eradock
Thanks

Thanks for putting the time and energy into building this app!

I just loaded it and am looking forward to trying it out.

I'm also looking forward to future versions that will integrate with...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By eradock
Can you get this in Tasmania? ...

Can you get this in Tasmania?
...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,668
Posted By eradock
PM Sent

28l Acerbis/KTM Rally tank for 640 Adventure with a pinhole leak.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By eradock
Main fuel line is 7.5mm id, crossover line is 6mm...

Main fuel line is 7.5mm id, crossover line is 6mm id.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By eradock
Thanks. I was hoping to hear that I would...

Thanks.

I was hoping to hear that I would be able to do it the same way that the countershaft seals are replaced but if I need to pull it from the clutch side that's still easier than splitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By eradock
Shift shaft seal replacement

Can it be done without pulling the engine apart on an 05.5 950 Adventure?

My shift shaft seal is leaking and I'm really hoping that I can replace it from the outside of the bike rather than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By eradock
I have a set on my 640 adventure and a set...

I have a set on my 640 adventure and a set waiting to go on the 950.

Very nice hoses and clamps that have rolled edges.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By eradock
The Gobi bags will fit the HB mounts or the...

The Gobi bags will fit the HB mounts or the Touratech/KTM Hard Part mounts, but you may need to re-shim the latch plate at the back. Those racks usually ship with a bunch of shim plates at different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By eradock
I had a bike get hit while it was parked and the...

I had a bike get hit while it was parked and the insurance company wanted to total it, and pay lots less than the bike was worth. The driver of the truck that hit the bike was insured by my insurance...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,975,264
Posted By eradock
On a boat

On our way to the Yukon. June 2009. Ferry from Port Angeles, WA to Victoria, British Columbia.
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/563033553_ZWK48-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,530
Posted By eradock
another option

60101077000 - the upper right brake line guide from a 990 adventure works well for both the 950 and the 640 adventures.

The top triple clamp on both my bikes look like they were designed for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By eradock
If you want to use the Hepco and Becker aluminum...

If you want to use the Hepco and Becker aluminum boxes you'll need their rack. The Touratech aluminum boxes work with the stock racks. Gobi's work on both.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By eradock
KMS Racing in Switzerland used to make a kit to...

KMS Racing in Switzerland used to make a kit to convert the 950 into a supermoto before KTM came out with their own supermoto.

It was a lot better looking than what KTM came out with.

It used...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By eradock
Are you talking about one of the bolt on plates...

Are you talking about one of the bolt on plates or the Hepco and Becker topcase rack.

The mounting points for the topcase rack are completely different.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By eradock
There is no one size fits all answer to the right...

There is no one size fits all answer to the right suspension setting - even as a starting point. My setup for 180 pounds and mildly aggressive trail riding will not work at all for someone who weighs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By eradock
The KTM Hard Parts "Rally" tank made by Acerbis...

The KTM Hard Parts "Rally" tank made by Acerbis does not have a hole or threaded inserts for the fuel level sender unit. Only the stock tank has this.

If anyone has installed one on your rally...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,975,264
Posted By eradock
My 950

These pics are all from our trip north this last summer.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/563014780_z3VEC-L.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/563050151_vSbHU-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By eradock
The part numbers for the stock covers on the...

The part numbers for the stock covers on the newer bikes and on the 99 are different, but they do look like they are about the same shape.

The one on your bike looks like it bolts directly to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By eradock
Hi Sound Farm, As far as I know there is not...

Hi Sound Farm,

As far as I know there is not a kit to make both on at the same time. Kits for HID lights yes, but you'll need to do some of the work on your own.

I'd highly recommend heading...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By eradock
This will probably get moved to Thumpers - that...

This will probably get moved to Thumpers - that forum for singles this one is for v twins. Once there you'll want to spend a lot of time in this thread KTM LC4 (640) Thread Index...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
No pics but starting on page 52 of this doc...

No pics but starting on page 52 of this doc http://www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/ohv/OHV_SAG2007.pdf are all the drawings of the spark arresters Akra made.

In order to get into the book they...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
TIG

TIG
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
That's usually what gets beaten to death.

That's usually what gets beaten to death.
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
Doh! mm, not cm.

Doh! mm, not cm.
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
Typo, I meant mm not cm on the tolerance.

Typo, I meant mm not cm on the tolerance.
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By eradock
Not sure about the alloy. Any suggestions about...

Not sure about the alloy. Any suggestions about what makes sense based on what I'm trying to do are welcome. At this point though I just want anything that fits.

The stainless mesh I'll be using...
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