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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By borborygmus
if you are talking pavement then phx to...

if you are talking pavement then phx to Wickenburg to yarnell to wilhoit to Prescott to Jerome up general cook rd to hwy 260 then south to payson then back into phx. Take your time and 2 day-it or...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 72,897
Posted By borborygmus
just because there is a thread on this bike at...

just because there is a thread on this bike at advrider does not mean this should be an adventure bike. What is with all the "I would do this and put a 21 inch that on it and a skid plate?!!!!"-fuck...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,086,715
Posted By borborygmus
tanks

WIsixfitty you are awesome. Just what I was looking for! thanks so much.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,086,715
Posted By borborygmus
huh?

thanks guys, you are right. guess I will buy one of each and send back the one I do not want.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 1,086,715
Posted By borborygmus
gas tank pics

Looking for pics of the 3.4 and the 6.3 gal from the seat looking down. I would like to see the difference in width. Can anyone help?
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 94,584
Posted By borborygmus
:lol3 Honestly, reliability is the key,...

:lol3

Honestly, reliability is the key, suspension can be changed and other parts can be added.......I'd rather be on a reliable bike in the middle of nowhere then on a converted KTM that's 80lbs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,615
Posted By borborygmus
it's not a matter of bottoming but rather hard...

it's not a matter of bottoming but rather hard braking. The forks will flex backwards more than you think. If your weight is getting up there then some suspension work with MUCH stiffer springs will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,005
Posted By borborygmus
Fix it and ride it till the wheels fall off. The...

Fix it and ride it till the wheels fall off. The scrapes and bruises add character and is always good for a story.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By borborygmus
Take your bike out in the drive way and push it...

Take your bike out in the drive way and push it over! first on the right then on the left. Just get it over with. Because if you are really going to enjoy your bike it is going to happen or you can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-05-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,968
Posted By borborygmus
is it the front cylinder?( it is nearest the...

is it the front cylinder?( it is nearest the intake snorkel) You can pure some isopropanol into the intake track and see if it leaks down into the cylinder. I had same problem with 950 with only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-29-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,739
Posted By borborygmus
RE: double take mirror, I wrap mine with 1 layer...

RE: double take mirror, I wrap mine with 1 layer of electrical tape.(the "ball" ) Key is ONE layer. Does not last forever but works well and is cheap and easy to redo when needed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,032
Posted By borborygmus
screw that klim stuff. it pigeon holes you like...

screw that klim stuff. it pigeon holes you like leather chaps an a Harley. Hate to see adv riding getting snobby!
Go guido all the way, say no $1400.00 jackets.

How ya doing Rich?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By borborygmus
try going to Grainger and buying a rubber blanket...

try going to Grainger and buying a rubber blanket that journeymen line men use to "rubber up" a switching cabinet. better yet ask a pole climber for some free stuff. comes in black or orange. real...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By borborygmus
damn, who pissed in your breakfast?

damn, who pissed in your breakfast?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By borborygmus
try Slavens racing on you tube

try Slavens racing on you tube
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-03-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By borborygmus
go to cyclebrakes.com I have had great luck...

go to cyclebrakes.com I have had great luck with their custom lines.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By borborygmus
"illegal" single track. we need a way to make it...

"illegal" single track. we need a way to make it medically necessary.
Unless they; Rambo rangers are willing to mark every trail intersection then they have nothing! tell em to foff! and hope they...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,206
Posted By borborygmus
why would you even start a thread like this? what...

why would you even start a thread like this? what are you smoking? took lots of physics in college, not a physicist but I remember some thing called "refractive index" n=c over v to the power of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,394
Posted By borborygmus
if ya all would stay on the same page and be...

if ya all would stay on the same page and be realistic then maybe Honda would listen. All they here is blah, blah.....
They are not gonna make a 2 stroke carbureted 6 speed 450x with 2 sets of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-31-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By borborygmus
try totalcraigsearch.com, it will pull up the...

try totalcraigsearch.com, it will pull up the nearest 15 cities. Of course only after visiting the flea market thread here first!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By borborygmus
I usually see my 950 on a dirt road, sometimes on...

I usually see my 950 on a dirt road, sometimes on its side. BTW, what is a firth bike? Also, I do like me a xs650 in the morning with some tittie sprinkles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-30-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
thanks ogre1 - just figured it out myself. I feel...

thanks ogre1 - just figured it out myself. I feel like ass-wipe but those instructions fail to tell you to cross the wires, although when you think about it, it only makes sense.
A little support...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-29-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
Actually the grips went on with no drama at all....

Actually the grips went on with no drama at all. Glue was used and they went on easily.
Hot Grips ! only use Hot Grips, they stand behind their product.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-28-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
hey andrejs2112, gonna go to radio shack and get...

hey andrejs2112, gonna go to radio shack and get a hi-med-low switch , I'll let ya know how it works.
word of caution: ktm hard parts people not to helpful at all so buy with caution.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-27-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11,053
Views: 2,343,432
Posted By borborygmus
installed ktm-parts heated grips that don't work!...

installed ktm-parts heated grips that don't work! I will boink the first mother of a guy that can tell me how to trouble shoot these pos's
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-27-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
nah, hold for 3 sec and it goes off, hold for...

nah, hold for 3 sec and it goes off, hold for three more and it comes on flashing all the lights at once. Do this over and over till you sit in the corner and roll your shit into balls.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-27-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
both grips ohm out the same so I think the...

both grips ohm out the same so I think the controller is the problem. Just want to know what other people have done with this same problem. And has anybody else had a problem with ktm not standing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-27-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,101
Posted By borborygmus
ktm hard parts heated grips

just ordered from ktm and they just flash. Checked connections twice and cycled thru the switch and ignition switch many times with no luck.
There was a thread on here about just this problem but I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-02-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By borborygmus
yes, it won't if done properly and no. It only...

yes, it won't if done properly and no. It only locks up with the exhaust cam in, just came from the garage with this info.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-02-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By borborygmus
after cylinder head install engine won't turn over

Had to put new intake valves on front cylinder and after putting head back on and setting cams the engine will not turn over. It locks up! If I turn the engine over clock wise then no problem,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-23-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By borborygmus
baha seat

I lived in jawga for 4 years. He is correct with his spelling.
And yes it should fit as I have been told. Order it from KTMhardparts.com and save some monay.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-19-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By borborygmus
one cylinder at TDC at a time. add psi to leak...

one cylinder at TDC at a time. add psi to leak down tester, calibrate to zero then connect to hose/fitting that is in cylinder. Read the gauge showing % of loss, do not focus on the psi number. There...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-19-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By borborygmus
actually I bought the bike used and put in the...

actually I bought the bike used and put in the truck, brought it home and immediately tore it down for a valve adjust. BTW you don't need to turn the motor over for a leak down test, so it is safe to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-17-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,612
Posted By borborygmus
had the same problem on the bikes first valve...

had the same problem on the bikes first valve adj.(950 adv) I think Hans at the ktm factory can't hear the little click the torque wrench makes! I won't even tell you what I had to do to remove it!
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25,716
Views: 4,879,846
Posted By borborygmus
Good to know, gotta give Yamaha credit for...

Good to know, gotta give Yamaha credit for jumping in when the other japanese keep doing same old same old. I hope Yamaha stays in. It takes a while to get that gs customer. They have been known for...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25,716
Views: 4,879,846
Posted By borborygmus
super tens in the future?

Read a rumor that the s10 may not be in dealers the next year or so. My question is; does any body know what the sales figures are in the US?
Does Yamaha see this as a viable market and do they see...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By borborygmus
Took head to cycle machine shop(very reputable)...

Took head to cycle machine shop(very reputable) and the intake valves are wore out. 21,000 miles and the valves are so far into the seats there is not a lot of sealing surface left. Anybody from...
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,223
Posted By borborygmus
I see it your way now! You are completely right....

I see it your way now! You are completely right. My bad.
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,223
Posted By borborygmus
Watch the video again. He is using a fair amount...

Watch the video again. He is using a fair amount of lean on some easy 30 40 degree curves, that means speed. I am very thankful he was not hurt, sounds like a nice guy. Could of been me a few years...
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,223
Posted By borborygmus
yeah, playing moto-gp on a public road is gonna...

yeah, playing moto-gp on a public road is gonna get ya. Gotta find a new way to smile. May I suggest knobbies and dirt?
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