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Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By nesloyrag
WTT "S" suspension for standard suspension

I have a 08 990 "S" would be willing to trade for standard suspension, will trade straight accross for the right deal am in Oregon
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,207
Posted By nesloyrag
Trailers

I have owned 2 Trailer stores for 25 years and do a lot of biking so I think I know the business pretty well, there are a lot of brands out there, We sold Cargo Mate by Forest River,and Wells Cargo...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,876
Posted By nesloyrag
had a KTm tall w/s, was slightly better than...

had a KTm tall w/s, was slightly better than stock, just installed an Aeroflow, am happy with this one, can ride with my shield up
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By nesloyrag
I have an 08 that I put carbs on, it works...

I have an 08 that I put carbs on, it works wonderful, hated that FI[
I can now ride it on single track switch backs with my wife on without it either spinning or sliding to a stop. Don't know...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,872
Posted By nesloyrag
I had that happen to me once, double check to...

I had that happen to me once, double check to make sure the front carb is seated in the rubber boot to head, its a son of a gun to get it seated, I use a long bar and pry it down to snap it in...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By nesloyrag
I have run about 10 sets of Scorps and never had...

I have run about 10 sets of Scorps and never had a problem unless the tires are not balanced correctly,
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,796
Posted By nesloyrag
fuel injection

I have an 08, took it to the dealer several times saying it was twitchy coming off idle, finally bought a 06 950, traded the carbs for the injection, It is sweet now, perfect, also picked up...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,780
Posted By nesloyrag
I have had flats on the rear of my 950 Adventure...

I have had flats on the rear of my 950 Adventure and never had the bead break loose from the bead, it takes about 80 lbs of air to get the tire seated on the bead and its tough to break it down even...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,895
Posted By nesloyrag
I put carbs on my 08 990 about 8 months ago, no...

I put carbs on my 08 990 about 8 months ago, no regrets, 49 mpg, smoooth power, I think it actually has more power,
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,895
Posted By nesloyrag
carbs

I swapped carbs for the FI on my 08 990, best fix I ever did, gets almost 50 mpg and I can ride it on the single track with my wife now, no stalling or spinning the rear wheel unless you want to, ...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By nesloyrag
blanking kit

I made my SAS covers in about 10 minutes, bought a piece of aluminum strap at the hardware store cut it and drilled a couple holes to bolt it on, easy
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,682
Posted By nesloyrag
JEtting

I spend summers in Bend, Ore at 3200 to 7000 feet of riding, winters in Yuma and Baja sea level, am running Ackropovics. Bought the annalizer at a garage sale in Yuma for 25.00, real deal, I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,682
Posted By nesloyrag
jetting

I have an 08 990 Adventure with carbs, 153, 158 mains, 45 pilots, needle 3rd position, 2 1/4 turns out, float level 3 mm, I used an exaust annlizer to jet it runs perfect 48 mpg. Gary
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By nesloyrag
Its about 3" long compresses to maybe 2", about...

Its about 3" long compresses to maybe 2", about 1/2" in diameter< I took the piece into the dealership and the carbs???
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By nesloyrag
help what is this piece off my 950 carbs??

http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a0ce08b3127ccefb2f6d20572000000030O00AaMmjhu2at2IPbz4W/cC

sorry I can't figure how to add a bigger picture, I had an engine fire on my 950 and I pulled this part...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By nesloyrag
switching carbs from FI

I did this a few months ago, I bought a 950 because I couldn't stand the injection on my 08 990, Yea I did the throttle thing and all the remaps but try riding switchbacks with your wife on the back...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,830
Posted By nesloyrag
install carbs

Do like I did, I did the throttle cam butterfly removal, and was still unrideable in tough situations, I finally put carbs on, what an improvement, wonderful to ride now, not easy though
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By nesloyrag
Hot grips equal

I took a piece of 3/4" pvc and bored it to 7/8, had to drive it on the bar, now both sides are exactly equal
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,544
Posted By nesloyrag
fuel mileage 990

I just made a flying trip from Bend to Salem with my wife, 75-85mph, got 43 mpg with carbs, took that stupid injection off, now you can ride it.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By nesloyrag
fairing ground

I couldn't get any ignition or speedo reading because the fairing wasn't grounded, chased that around for hours before we figured it out, better check it
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,268
Posted By nesloyrag
EFi

My 990 was so freaking bad I bought a 06 950 and exchanged the injection for the carbs, the 990 is perfect now but would not recommend that switch unless you are a really good mechanic,

gary
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,759
Posted By nesloyrag
If the fuel injection isn't any better than the...

If the fuel injection isn't any better than the one I had and my buddy also had, I wouldn't get near one anyway.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By nesloyrag
Carb fix for the 990

Well after trying everything to make the 990 Fuel injection work, I had finally had enough and found a good deal on a 950 and put the carbs on off the 950, It made a bike out of the 990 it is...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,690
Posted By nesloyrag
I always use Vista Cruise, have to do a bit of...

I always use Vista Cruise, have to do a bit of modifying but also have heated grips, Have used it on almost every brand of bike

Gary
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By nesloyrag
having owned both the GS is clearly a better...

having owned both the GS is clearly a better pavement burner but get it off road, and it sucks, I am riding a KTM 625 SXC which is considerable lighter than the Adventure and by adding rubber foot...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,948
Posted By nesloyrag
for me its a 950 KTM, I have owned them all and...

for me its a 950 KTM, I have owned them all and for me and my wife it fits, just got back from Chicago with my wife, last year to Alasksa, winter in Baja, does back roads in Mexico well, need...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By nesloyrag
I have a 990 & a 625 plus a 400 EXC so I'm Pretty...

I have a 990 & a 625 plus a 400 EXC so I'm Pretty well covered. We usually go to Mexico and I take the 990 & the 625. The big twin does gravel roads but don't get to technical, it will hurt you....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By nesloyrag
last year my wife and I rode from Oregon to New...

last year my wife and I rode from Oregon to New Jersey, backroads all the way no Interstates, anyway out in the middle of Kansas we were on a 2 lane backroad on my R1100S traveling about 80 when a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,080
Posted By nesloyrag
guess you never rode a 690 or you woulnd't say...

guess you never rode a 690 or you woulnd't say that, I hated mine, worst fuel injection I have ever ridden, rode like ridgid harley, sold it bought a 625 SXC, best dual sport ever. Its a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,700
Posted By nesloyrag
Having owned both, in fact I just sold my 690, ...

Having owned both, in fact I just sold my 690, I hated it, smooth motor, huge horsepower, but the worst fuel injection I have ever ridden, also would shake your filling out, even on the street,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,029
Posted By nesloyrag
I have hit 2 deer and survived both of them with...

I have hit 2 deer and survived both of them with rubber side down, My wife and I hit one in Kansas last fall, was going 85 never had time to even hit the brakes, other than 4500.00 damage to the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By nesloyrag
DS ride

You missed a great ride Sunday, guess you were riding also, Brinner Bob & myself with spouses put about 150 miles on, Saw your new bike at the BMW shop in Msla before you got there, Bob was pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,256
Posted By nesloyrag
I just got back from Baja on my LC4 and the last...

I just got back from Baja on my LC4 and the last day it ran like crap, kept quitting, would restart but maybe go 10 feet or 2 miles, finally found a broken wire from the side stand kill switch relay...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By nesloyrag
I have owned both bikes, I know have a '02 LC640....

I have owned both bikes, I know have a '02 LC640. both great bikes, I dual sported the XR400 but It didn't like the pavment very well. Great dirt bike though, better than the KTM. The KTM is a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,023
Posted By nesloyrag
I just sold my 450 EXC and upped to the 400, ...

I just sold my 450 EXC and upped to the 400, easier to ride, feels lighter, in a drag race they virtually run side by side but the 400 is just easier to ride in the woods
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By nesloyrag
TE610 fuel range

FYI Ran 135 miles and light came on rode to my house at 152 miles and drained out the fuel, put 3.75 gallons in figured I had 178 miles till completely out of fuel
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By nesloyrag
If I was going to race the Baja 1000 the Honda...

If I was going to race the Baja 1000 the Honda would be a better choice. But for what we were doing, exploring lots of off road, even 2 up, with sometimes 200 mile return trips on the pavement the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By nesloyrag
baja

Just got back from baja after a month down there with the TE610 Husky. Bike worked flawless. put around 1300 miles on with a lot of 2 up. Some of the stuff was real rugged but the bike worked...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,357
Posted By nesloyrag
Oil light

Jim found your thread, hope the pictures of the seat came thru ok. Found out how to shut the stupid 1st oil change sensor off. Hold the button down and turn the key on and let it cycle thru till...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 183,542
Posted By nesloyrag
Husky TE610 healight

I put one of Baja Designs headlights with a Piaa Extreme White 85 watt bulb in my '06 TE610 Husky. It is a super headlight, Almost as good as the HIDs on my BMW.
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