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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,376,712
Posted By oldfuddy
Thanks. My bad, I was using my phone when I...

Thanks. My bad, I was using my phone when I initially saw the pics. thought that fairing was going on the SE.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,376,712
Posted By oldfuddy
Thumpididump - do show completed profile and...

Thumpididump - do show completed profile and front pics please when complete and report on wind noise/buffeting if any. I'm struggling with different ideas for mine. Thx.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,308
Posted By oldfuddy
Just a side note.... The safari is thinner...

Just a side note.... The safari is thinner everywhere and as such weaker than the stock tank, but, even though it is more than twice the size of the stock tank, it only weighs 1.4lbs more than the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 183,602
Posted By oldfuddy
^^^^^ what he said. One of the best bikes...

^^^^^ what he said.

One of the best bikes I've ever owned. Zero issues. Bike is solid!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,308
Posted By oldfuddy
congrats on the purchase… one of the best bikes...

congrats on the purchase… one of the best bikes you'll ever own. :deal

As for the safari, its a love/hate relationship for me. theres a few fuel tank options if you include the 2-1 set-ups...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,376,712
Posted By oldfuddy
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,376,712
Posted By oldfuddy
Audiholic - what's the round gauge to the left of...

Audiholic - what's the round gauge to the left of the GPS and above the speedo?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By oldfuddy
insert

I see you are running the insert with the can… any issues with the bike breathing on the top end??? What size mid-pipe? Standard mid pipe or custom/enlarged?

Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 1,583,410
Posted By oldfuddy
San R - assuming you don't have an '07 R model......

San R - assuming you don't have an '07 R model... Correct?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By oldfuddy
Concur, but I'm missing your point... Op should...

Concur, but I'm missing your point... Op should ditch the 990 and get the 690?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By oldfuddy
Fit should be fine... The issue I believe is...

Fit should be fine... The issue I believe is trying to purchase single Akra's.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,194
Posted By oldfuddy
are the frame scars from a previous safari?

are the frame scars from a previous safari?
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,271
Posted By oldfuddy
might have been better said as "well dialed in"...

might have been better said as "well dialed in" vice "well massaged" as massaged infers internals and I have NO way of knowing if internals are tweaked. my description was from seeing what you saw...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 1,583,410
Posted By oldfuddy
Concur on the SE analogy. My bet is the SM might...

Concur on the SE analogy. My bet is the SM might not hold value across the board due to other options available as mentioned above, but loyalist will still pay good money above what others might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By oldfuddy
^^^^^^ what he said. Color match retrieval...

^^^^^^ what he said. Color match retrieval camera.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,769,238
Posted By oldfuddy
I could not resist... 950 Super Enduro's Photo Thread

That's funny.. yeah, gotta put "woods" riding in context for out there. I lived off Minnieville for two years and found a small area (10 acres or so I guess) by the I-95, Caton hill, telegraph road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,769,238
Posted By oldfuddy
Yup, concur... that was my '09 (took all the...

Yup, concur... that was my '09 (took all the Erzberg plastic off as it was my "KEEP IT FOREVER" bike). I used it as transportation for the HOV lane on 395 out in DC... It was also my woods bike in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 183,602
Posted By oldfuddy
Sorry to hear that... I went down that road with...

Sorry to hear that... I went down that road with my 1190R ($14k to me from the dealer), but my 1290R is the single tightest best handling smoothest most ballsy bike I've ever purchased in 35 yrs....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,793
Posted By oldfuddy
That Sir is nice. Love the header and the subtle...

That Sir is nice. Love the header and the subtle orange tip on the front fender. It's not over- or under-done.... a fine early example of what started this whole big bike Adv craze....
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,271
Posted By oldfuddy
This is a well massaged RC8 motor in a 950/990...

This is a well massaged RC8 motor in a 950/990 frame and the 1290 appears stock. Check out the other videos on this build... The bike is insanely quick and runs out of gears rather quickly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,769,238
Posted By oldfuddy
the regret….

the one I let go and never should have… :fpalm
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By oldfuddy
Hadn't seen that set before on these motors. ...

Hadn't seen that set before on these motors. More proof there's no single one-size fits all solution on these bikes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By oldfuddy
same mains front and rear?

same mains front and rear?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By oldfuddy
Needles are in the 3rd position...correct? ...

Needles are in the 3rd position...correct?

If the bike is hauling the mail with no wot issues, mains might be ok but concur there's a lean issue.

I'd put the 170 up front and the 172 in the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 183,602
Posted By oldfuddy
Can you post up a pic of the exhaust? Did it get...

Can you post up a pic of the exhaust? Did it get rid of the "catbox" underneath? Did you have to remap at all? Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By oldfuddy
List all your settings, pipes, needle position,...

List all your settings, pipes, needle position, jetting, altitude, etc to give inmates a baseline to help you with.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 1,583,410
Posted By oldfuddy
Your spot on about not holding value, but that...

Your spot on about not holding value, but that makes it perfect for us who love them because we can buy up to 3 used ones right now with low miles, including R models for the price of one new 1290,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 183,602
Posted By oldfuddy
Mine has the exact same play it had when I rolled...

Mine has the exact same play it had when I rolled it off the floor. Very minimal. Dealer said my vin not on the bulletin. Doesn't seem to be getting worse. 2,000 hard miles thus far. No other issues...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,769,238
Posted By oldfuddy
Gonna go out on a limb and guess that's not in...

Gonna go out on a limb and guess that's not in NY???? But where?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By oldfuddy
Frames/sub-frames identical... no, don't believe...

Frames/sub-frames identical... no, don't believe so.

Petrol tanks without major mods... no, don't believe so (except for '07 SE and '07 SM-R, believe those are exact).

Engines... some. My...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By oldfuddy
I like the bang it against the wall or long...

I like the bang it against the wall or long leverage bar idea... But if that doesn't work or you find its too far gone there's a used one on eBay for $400... Item 331148133485.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By oldfuddy
Focking tar snakes... Hate 'em [emoji84]

Focking tar snakes... Hate 'em [emoji84]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By oldfuddy
Agree, the <1000cc and >1000cc are already in the...

Agree, the <1000cc and >1000cc are already in the titles. Makes sense.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,786
Posted By oldfuddy
38+ SEs already "in"…. SA with another possible...

38+ SEs already "in"…. SA with another possible 25+ bikes…. thats upwards of 50-60 SEs thus far from 10 different US states and 4 different countries… with 6 months to go, this could get epic :wings
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,787
Posted By oldfuddy
not numbered that I'm aware of… don't know of...

not numbered that I'm aware of… don't know of anyone with a firm grasp of Erzberg numbers… lots of speculation, but just another mystery surrounding the bike Austria hasn't come clean on… :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,787
Posted By oldfuddy
On second look that looks like the Erzberg that...

On second look that looks like the Erzberg that was for sale a couple of months ago in NC. Missed it by an hour on eBay if that's the one.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,787
Posted By oldfuddy
Oh boy! Can't wait! [emoji41]

Oh boy! Can't wait! [emoji41]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By oldfuddy
didn't see anything on the website about fitment...

didn't see anything on the website about fitment on the SE… do you know if the "2008 EXC D-5" listed will fit the SE mask?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By oldfuddy
So what should the new name be?

We just separated from other LC8s that undoubtedly will see dirt as well, many already have... I love the early LC8s, but the new LC8s are pretty cool too and hoping not to have a "us" and "them"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,769,238
Posted By oldfuddy
how do you like that seat? Is it taller than...

how do you like that seat? Is it taller than stock? :y0!
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