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Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,191
Posted By FastEddy760
My guess is the only difference is the brake...

My guess is the only difference is the brake line.

Do a parts search at your favorite KTM dealer and see if there is a different brake-line(s) for the two models. Everything else, is, to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,564
Posted By FastEddy760
You Are Correct...

Its been several years, don't recall the setup. If you follow the steps, your good to go.

Where did you deviate?

Did you stuff the resistor into the plug to check its effectiveness? See the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,045
Posted By FastEddy760
+10 No one complains about the purchase...


No one complains about the purchase after the fact because it *is* worth it.

And seriously, whats it worth to be able to see an object at night that could spill you? Any advantage gained...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,256
Posted By FastEddy760


Wished I was going. Have fun and I'll buy you a beer and some Prep H for when you get back.

Happy trails.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 12,857
Posted By FastEddy760
$10 - Count me in

I knew it was getting close, but heck, three weeks? Does time ever fly!

I'm trying to get a buddy to join so I won't get soaked on the return trip like last year. He has a pickup and I have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,480,051
Posted By FastEddy760
My Thoughts on the differences KTM990 vs BMW GS800...

Hi Gillies,

Here is my two cents. First off, we intended to swap for a few hours, however conditions turned when it seemed appropriate. So i have not ridden the 800.

The MPG on the 990 is...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,317
Posted By FastEddy760
My 2...

Re: Socal epicenter...

Living here, I have to agree. There are more bikes in pickups daily than anywhere else I've ever been in the states, and France. That is the limit of my knowledge though,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By FastEddy760
Why are you changing the filter?

Is there a reason you are changing the filter?

I've a suspicion i need to change mine and am curious if you have the same reasoning.

I'm experiencing stalls at low rpm like a stop light, when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,480,051
Posted By FastEddy760
Nice Ride, But Its Missing Something....

Its waaaay to clean!!!

Get some dirt on that thing!
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,762
Posted By FastEddy760
Nice Work Johnny Airtime

Thanks for the images.

Did you put any resistors inline for the Mic?

I have the audio working, however I've been lagging ordering two 390k Ohm resistors as spec'd on the CTM-11 cheat sheet.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By FastEddy760
Totally Agree, Woodys...

How much is your time worth? You spent how much on the bike, you want to go for a ride and enjoy yourself, your purchase and your wrestling with swapping tires? Then your going to swap back to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By FastEddy760
I would do it, well, I did do it...

I have the stock pipes and did the mods.

They will run much cooler. Also, if it does ruin the stock pipes, I would imagine it takes a very long time to see the effect. I have about 8,500 miles on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By FastEddy760
My 2 Front + Rear = Odd

I prefer an odd number of teeth on my front and rear chain wheels.

That way, a link travels a different tooth each rotation. I feel, think, believe this extends wear, and makes for a more even...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By FastEddy760
Oh, and a pic...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By FastEddy760
Garmin 60CSX over the Tach

Being a conservative, I think the tach wastes a good amount of space on the dash. First off, only half of the tach is even functional. My point is if you need to read 9,500-10,500, your not riding...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,317
Posted By FastEddy760
Being Alone, or is it Lonely?

If you have some steel wire, make a loop about 40 inches and twist one end onto the damper rod. At the other end, slide the spring over the wire and into the fork tube. After the wire exits the fork...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,999
Posted By FastEddy760
Back to our regular program...


Did I miss something, what pipe is that?

More pics please, or a link, actually, both.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By FastEddy760
Yes Yes Yes, do this...

And your height, are you shorter, or taller?

I know lots of folks like to raise the bars on these bikes. I personally, lowered mine with after market clamps. i also tilted the bars forward a bit....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,881
Posted By FastEddy760
Poor mans solution -

And probably faster than Somner -

About halfway down...

"Disabling the EPC on the 990 Adventure"

As viatormundi said, you disable the power cut...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,317
Posted By FastEddy760
I've read...

I've read 500cc, 18 oz and a few numbers in between. Also the air space from top of the leg is 4".

The 4" measure is suppose to be the gospel. I find that a little more difficult to deal with...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By FastEddy760
Is there a copy/paste error?

So we start off on the right foot, is there an error in the copy/paste for the 2006-2008 Super Motard?

Can we also add final drive, for the chain wheels?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,999
Posted By FastEddy760
Keep It Coming...

I've been following your posts for awhile Tahoe.

Having an '07 990s also, I'm looking forward to seeing more results of the aeronautical gadgets piled on that bike.

You keep spending dough on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,564
Posted By FastEddy760
And to add to JohnF3's Correct Reply...

And to add to JohnF3's Correct Reply...

That same vent in question, "#1" is what causes much pain for many.

Some put the one way breathers here, which is not a good idea in the long run. It...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,564
Posted By FastEddy760
CPModem is a Robot!

CP, I'm convinced you were programmed by the engineers in the Adventure
line and escaped into the wild only to desseminate precise, specific, timely accurate information.

Someday I hope to buy...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 40,564
Posted By FastEddy760
Left it in there...

Thank you. A picture is worth a thousand words. Thanks to Baldy and others for the place to post and read advice of others.

No, left it in there so as to seal like factory. it will do...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By FastEddy760
Front Springs Mod For Sure...

I would very strongly suggest you get the front fork sorted out, especially for your weight.

The stock front springs are a minimum of 2 levels to soft.

48 -> 52 -> 54 or 56's for your weight....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,367
Posted By FastEddy760

Curious, is this a sticker, from KTM, maybe a part number?

Maybe you have a legit bike, that needs a replacement sticker/plate?
Maybe it mounts to a moveable/swapable part?

Get my drift?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,727
Posted By FastEddy760
Every mile is a different situation...

I broke an XR650r frame, in Baja with the stock plastic skid plate. Now I install a plate of some sort on any bike as soon as I get it. Its cheap insurance, and adds to resale to have a clean frame...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,727
Posted By FastEddy760
I Will Talk to You First...

If any of the bolts loosen, you will have plenty of warning. The engine revs will vibrate the plate.

Before you go through the trouble, loosen the bolts on the plate, start and rev the engine....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By FastEddy760
Eibach vs. Super Plush

The Eibach springs require the bottoming cone / hydraulic stop / spring guide (too many names) to be gorund or shaved as mentioned.

The springs from Super Plush & KTM Twins (same spring) do NOT...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,445
Posted By FastEddy760
Heh, my best relationship, ever, is the one God...

Heh, my best relationship, ever, is the one God gave me. She is shopping for bikes and sending me pictures, asking "is this a good one".

I have found that telling others how much good riding does...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,234
Posted By FastEddy760
Get the New Seat...

Get the S model, suspension is already worked out for you, brake lines etc.

For your height, and assuming your weight, at least a .54 spring weight increase, maybe the .56's. The 56's will...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By FastEddy760
Has to be the gas...

I'm curious how much better the gas is.

In Arizona, my parents MPG jumped when moving from California.
On the way home from a visiting, my car jumped from 25 MPG to 31 MPG. And I was running...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By FastEddy760

Seems like a few people like the Ramona KTM dealer.

I have been going to Temecula to 3 Bros. Been very satisfied with Jerry and
his willingness to stay late on a holiday weekend to deliver a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,558
Posted By FastEddy760
Rigidity, Tighter Feeling in Corners...

The upside down forks offer much more strength or reduction in flexing.

Less un-spung weight so you get a plusher suspension/ride.

Handling improves as a result offering more confidence. Once...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By FastEddy760
Best Plate Hands Down...

I waited two weeks to install mine. It was such a work of art, I put it in the cabinet next to all the other fancy plates. I ate my breakfast off the thing every morning.

Seriously, its a piece...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By FastEddy760
In My Experience....

Hi Ranton5000
2007, June purchase

About 6,700 miles (10,000 KM?)
Stock, original MAP
very snatchy, like everyone says.
Uh, what issues? Seriously, its a non-issue, forgot about it, feel...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By FastEddy760
I Can Only...

I can only keep hoping.

Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,682
Posted By FastEddy760
Where does that part coem from? Partof the FMF...

Where does that part coem from?
Partof the FMF parts kit?
And of course, how much?

Thaks in advance,
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By FastEddy760
Go Fo It!

On a '07 990s and have a 30" inseam, with 5' 6" of sky scraping height.

Pick your stops in the dirt. Look for potholes on the street. If your an aggressive rider, you will want the additional...
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