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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By NKL
If you run the correct sort of preload on the...

If you run the correct sort of preload on the rear the standard length is acceptable with 19/17 but you do need to be a bit more choosy where you park
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,047
Posted By NKL
Glad your OK, watching the video, IMO the...

Glad your OK, watching the video, IMO the handlebars move in the classic front end slide which triggered the rear to go.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By NKL
It's an on off switch that switches at a pre-set...

It's an on off switch that switches at a pre-set pressure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By NKL
I run 17/42 with my 17" rear wheel and 17/45 with...

I run 17/42 with my 17" rear wheel and 17/45 with the 18" on a standard length chain.
I run Conti Trail Attack (not 2's) and they are great.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By NKL
The photo was taken before it was finished, rest...

The photo was taken before it was finished, rest assured it has a tether attached.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By NKL
I made myself up a little aluminium bracket for...

I made myself up a little aluminium bracket for an MTB bottle holder, it's mounted on the front though so doesn't interfere with the lock, I don't have a pillion when touring.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By NKL
Could be pressure release valve, I believe it is...

Could be pressure release valve, I believe it is a modified part.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By NKL
As he mentions carbs being cleaned I am assuming...

As he mentions carbs being cleaned I am assuming it's a 950 with an external fuel pump so most of that doesn't apply, but it does still sound like pump isn't pumping enough for higher revs. Common...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,169
Posted By NKL
I know what it does, and repaired correctly it...

I know what it does, and repaired correctly it would be fine. You would buy new cases good for you.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,169
Posted By NKL
That's for getting you out of the shit stuck in...

That's for getting you out of the shit stuck in some other country, and I don't think it's possible anyway when the crack goes all the way to the centre joint.
If your going to repair it do it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,693
Posted By NKL
Brilliant, there are some cracking people on this...

Brilliant, there are some cracking people on this forum.:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,169
Posted By NKL
Of course it's repairable, any good welder of...

Of course it's repairable, any good welder of aluminium will be able to weld that.
To do it properly though the engine needs stripping down to the cases, you then need to decide having got a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By NKL
First step would be get TuneECU and cable, you...

First step would be get TuneECU and cable, you can then check your TPS setting, but idle issues can also be caused by badly adjusted throttle cables, another thing these bikes are sensitive to.
If...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By NKL
That looks like it was brazed, I was told by an...

That looks like it was brazed, I was told by an exhaust maker that brazing thin mild steel makes it go brittle, it ideally needs TIG welding.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 521,889
Posted By NKL
If it's the 02 sensors why does the surging only...

If it's the 02 sensors why does the surging only happen at certain rpm (on some bikes, mine has never done it, stock or modified) when the 02's work at all rpm when steady throttle.

My...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 521,889
Posted By NKL
It's nothing to do with the 02 sensors, they are...

It's nothing to do with the 02 sensors, they are not that fast reacting to cause surging. It is wrong mixture.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,382
Posted By NKL
I retained the stock plastic spacer as it...

I retained the stock plastic spacer as it insulates the slave from engine heat.
Forum: Europe 01-30-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By NKL
I think the Transalpina has been completely...

I think the Transalpina has been completely tarmac'd now so is probably a better route, was nice and new in 2012, the D7C wasn't that bad in 2012 although you would't want to be on the limit round...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By NKL
That's what I use, no problems either.

That's what I use, no problems either.
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By NKL
Thanks for the reply francs, I'll be looking at...

Thanks for the reply francs, I'll be looking at buying some property elsewhere if no trail riding.
Forum: Europe 01-26-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By NKL
149 views and nothing, do I take it no one from...

149 views and nothing, do I take it no one from Slovenia is on here, or is it secret.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By NKL
No problem, glad you got it sorted, these sorts...

No problem, glad you got it sorted, these sorts of problems are usually something simple.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By NKL
Does it do it every time it is started? What was...

Does it do it every time it is started? What was your TPS voltage (hot), when the engine is hot what is the throttle cable slack like.

You could try backing both cables off so you have more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By NKL
Why didn't you just get another key?

Why didn't you just get another key?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By NKL
Did you adjust the throttle cables properly?, the...

Did you adjust the throttle cables properly?, the cables is the most likely culprit if the TPS voltage is correct.
Forum: Europe 01-23-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By NKL
Trail riding in Slovenia

As title, what's trail riding in Slovenia like, is it legal and if so what is the best area?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,847
Posted By NKL
You can disagree if you like, but just reading...

You can disagree if you like, but just reading this forum there are far fewer 990's with water pump failure at low mileage than 950's (my 990 has done 36000 miles without failure) and have no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,847
Posted By NKL
The 990 has far less issues with fuel pump and...

The 990 has far less issues with fuel pump and water pump than 950's.
Ethanol in the fuel is much less of an issue with fuel injection as well.
Forum: Europe 01-21-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By NKL
No it isn't, it's an Africa Twin, you can see the...

No it isn't, it's an Africa Twin, you can see the rear cylinder clearly on a Transalp
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,169
Posted By NKL
I have a custom tune on mine and they retarded...

I have a custom tune on mine and they retarded the ignition low down, said it runs too much advance low down, have to say it has reduced the choppiness at lower rpm.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By NKL
Correct, motorcycles for halfwits who know fuck...

Correct, motorcycles for halfwits who know fuck all about suspension.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By NKL
If you really want that sort of shit just buy a...

If you really want that sort of shit just buy a BMW.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By NKL
You're right about all the EU crap, the muppets...

You're right about all the EU crap, the muppets at KTM have missed the boat by about 6 years already let alone another 3 years, twats.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By NKL
His will be 17/42 if standard

His will be 17/42 if standard
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By NKL
The converted 2into2 into a 2into1 are smaller...

The converted 2into2 into a 2into1 are smaller diameter pipe, same as a silencer designed for 2into2. The Remus Roxx 2into1 as an example goes to a larger diameter when it goes into 1 pipe.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By NKL
It is also only approved for two tyre types, the...

It is also only approved for two tyre types, the scorpions and TCK's
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By NKL
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By NKL
I have an 07 990 and never had the ABS kick in on...

I have an 07 990 and never had the ABS kick in on road but it is dim witted, I did have the rear lock once on tarmac going into a bend and came off the brake before the ABS kicked in. It's being...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 2,557,564
Posted By NKL
Finally got round to washing the Spanish mud of...

Finally got round to washing the Spanish mud of of it from our Catalunya WRC trip in October
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By NKL
what year 990 and how long has it been stored,...

what year 990 and how long has it been stored, does it have an alarm?
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