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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By Krust
I rode it on a mtn bike a couple years ago. The...

I rode it on a mtn bike a couple years ago. The loop from town made for a pretty long day. It kicked my ass. I got 2 flat tires, and broke my chain. Always meant to go back and ride it on the dirt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Krust
Hey, I resemble that remark! Nice meeting you...

Hey, I resemble that remark! Nice meeting you Terry. We'll definitely have to get a ride put together. I'm always up for a good challenge.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,541
Posted By Krust
How about we remove the advertising for the...

How about we remove the advertising for the ambulance chaser, and just post the necessary recall information.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By Krust
Just FYI. Northland doesn't stock the shims for...

Just FYI. Northland doesn't stock the shims for the valve adjustments, so if you have them do it, it may take awhile. If any have to be replaced they will have to order them and wait before they...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Krust
Michelin actually makes a 140/80-18 UHD tube. ...

Michelin actually makes a 140/80-18 UHD tube. You can get it at ThumperTalk.com. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
...
Forum: Latin America 03-27-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,048
Posted By Krust
Great Ride Report! Dert Gerl and I were going to...

Great Ride Report! Dert Gerl and I were going to ride that route on 3/18. She had been through there before on a 450, but we thought better of it because we were on the big bikes, and didn't have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,899
Posted By Krust
I have a giantloop bag and I just don't think the...

I have a giantloop bag and I just don't think the current version fits well on the 950/990. I was trying to convince them to sell me a prototype of the new big bag for testing on my trip, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,899
Posted By Krust
I just got back from 9 days in Baja. I used the...

I just got back from 9 days in Baja. I used the H-B racks along with Wolfman Expedition Saddle Bags. They worked great. Sorry I don't have any good pictures of how I mounted them, but here's a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Krust
Or you can go here and download the .pdf version...

Or you can go here and download the .pdf version of the parts catalog.

https://www.ktm-parts.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=OEMFINDER&Store_Code=K
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Krust
Public Service Announcement: Center Stand Usage

Just a word of warning for all of you out there in OC land. If you have removed your forks for service, and have the bike sitting on the center stand and rear tire. DO NOT remove other heavy parts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Krust
Weird Observation - Canisterectomy

So I did the canisterectomy a while ago, and kluged together a vent line system from all of the remaining available hoses. I kept the crossover line that runs up behind the dash, and put a Tee in it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,880
Posted By Krust
Looks like we got the same answer for hardness. ...

Looks like we got the same answer for hardness. Your value is only 0.5 from what I measured. That is definitely within the range of expected variability for material hardness.

The cylindrical...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Krust
Do you have a 950 or a 990? 950 uses a CR8E...

Do you have a 950 or a 990?

950 uses a CR8E
990 uses a DCPR8E

You can find the thread size here:
http://home.att.net/~ngkaz/wsb/Master_Cross_Reference_Charts4.xls
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Krust
I went to high school in Lake Havasu back in the...

I went to high school in Lake Havasu back in the day. Granted I haven't been there in a while these would be my best suggestions:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,742
Posted By Krust
LOL! Somehow that picture reminds me of this ...

LOL! Somehow that picture reminds me of this

http://krust.smugmug.com/photos/472499273_5nXqq-XL.jpg

Was there any room left for you?!:ricky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By Krust
I think all of the confusion comes from a...

I think all of the confusion comes from a misunderstanding of how a fuel injection system works.

The fuel injection system like the one of the 990 spends most of its time in closed loop mode....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Krust
If you run leaded gas through your 990 you will...

If you run leaded gas through your 990 you will ruin your cats pretty quickly, and eventually will ruin your O2 sensors. Not saying it can't be done if required, but emissions equipment doesn't like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,880
Posted By Krust
Just as an additional note, there appears to have...

Just as an additional note, there appears to have been another change to the shaft since the 2007 bikes were made. The new shaft I received was coated. Appeared similar to Nikasil, matte dark grey in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,880
Posted By Krust
Just a little additional information on the...

Just a little additional information on the shaft. I just replaced mine this weekend so I thought I would do some research. This is the result of the "updated" shaft and seal design from a 2007 990...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Krust
Try Jason from Azmoto. He used to be the...

Try Jason from Azmoto. He used to be the technician at Bernies, but has started his own repair buisness. Definitely knows his stuff and will probably be much cheaper than the dealers. Give him a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,862
Posted By Krust
I really want to do this ride, but I'm busy until...

I really want to do this ride, but I'm busy until the end of the year. What do you say Eddy? See if we can set up a ride for January? I'll see if I can talk Dert Gerl into it. Maybe you can bring...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,667
Posted By Krust
The only difference between Triwi's version and...

The only difference between Triwi's version and rgmax's version is the switch. Both require cutting into the rear ABS sensor wires. Triwi's version uses a temporary interrupt button which disables...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Krust
Haha.. I was going to suggest you go to...

Haha.. I was going to suggest you go to www.ktm-parts.com (http://www.ktm-parts.com), but their version of the pdf doesn't have page 28 either. Maybe KTM accidentally left it out?

They do have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Krust
You could try the guy down in Tucson. He usually...

You could try the guy down in Tucson. He usually has pretty good prices and he's "local" to us Arizonan's

http://www.swmototires.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,407
Posted By Krust
Don't forget the jumper cables! :ricky

Don't forget the jumper cables! :ricky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,219
Posted By Krust
Definitely a awesome time! I haven't gotten to...

Definitely a awesome time! I haven't gotten to ride terrain like that in a long time. Big Fun.:D Great meeting everyone too. I think this is my favorite photo of the bunch. Although I still haven't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,164
Posted By Krust
That's awesome man! :clap What was the biggest...

That's awesome man! :clap What was the biggest factor in eliminating the low throttle jerkiness (timing or fueling)? I found a broken ECU I was thinking about buying to try to pull the code off, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,697
Posted By Krust
Definitely a great time meeting everyone! Thanks...

Definitely a great time meeting everyone! Thanks for planning and leading the ride Eddy. Next time I have to remember not to volunteer for sweep duty on dusty days. I'm still trying to get all the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,697
Posted By Krust
Finally got my bike back together!:clap Looks...

Finally got my bike back together!:clap Looks like we're in for tomorrow. See you guys at 10:00.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Krust
990 Spark Plugs

As some of you are probably already aware the 990 does not use the same spark plug as the 950 despite what some websites say. The stock plug for a 990 is an NGK DCPR8E. It is just a standard single...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,697
Posted By Krust
Don't go to Denny's. If you want cheap, greasy,...

Don't go to Denny's. If you want cheap, greasy, good breakfast go to Mike & Ronda's. It's just a few miles further up the road. Much better and cheaper.

As you come into town I-17 turns into...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Krust
It's pretty easy to change yourself. Just remove...

It's pretty easy to change yourself. Just remove the right side fuel tank, and the sensor is right behind it screwed directly into the exhaust pipe header. Just follow the wire coming out of it up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Krust
There isn't much that is legal for OHV's around...

There isn't much that is legal for OHV's around Sedona. The only thing that I know of is the Broken Arrow trail which is where they run all the Pink Jeep tours. Try asking here:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Krust
Bummer man. As cpmodem said you need a resistor...

Bummer man. As cpmodem said you need a resistor to replace the valve not a direct short. I would plug the valve back in before you try to start it again in the morning. Hopefully it's not the ECU....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,250
Posted By Krust
Confirmed that it works great as the 14mm "allen"...

Confirmed that it works great as the 14mm "allen" wrench required for removing the case plug and rotating the crankshaft.



How are you going to change your spark plugs, or check your valve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,250
Posted By Krust
Thought of a new potential use. Since the drive...

Thought of a new potential use. Since the drive end of the Yamaha spark plug wrench requires a 14mm socket/wrench it may be possible to use it as the 14mm allen wrench required for checking valve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,250
Posted By Krust
Well, at least a replacement for those is easy to...

Well, at least a replacement for those is easy to find. You would think they would make a little extra effort to include the spark plug wrench since a normal spark plug socket doesn't even fit down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,250
Posted By Krust
KTM leave the spark plug wrench out of your tool kit?

If they left the wrench out of your tool kit like they did mine, and you would like to find a wrench that works, but not pay the $70 KTM wants for a new one. You can buy a Yamaha wrench for $14 that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Krust
It doesn't matter much if it's just the heater or...

It doesn't matter much if it's just the heater or the probe because they aren't separate parts. The heater is part of the probe. You probably just need a new one.

Its possible the dealer damaged...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,219
Posted By Krust
Definitely looking forward to this. Sounds like a...

Definitely looking forward to this. Sounds like a great time (I think I can convince Dert Gerl to vouch for me. Please! :D ).

Question for any other gentlemen who are going: You guys have any...
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