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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By advhound
Denver Area Wood Stove Pellets

Where do you guys buy wood pellets in the Denver area? I have been buying from Home Depot that has beetle kill pellets from Kremmling, CO for $5 per 40 lb. bag. I do like to use local pellets,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By advhound
Right on, thanks for the info, I'll order it...

Right on, thanks for the info, I'll order it right from that webpage
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
KTM factory just called, they're going to...

KTM factory just called, they're going to overnight a ECU and it'll be at Grey Pliers tomorrow at 10:30 to install! Should be all good for trip! They pulled through!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By advhound
KTM Plastic Side Case Spare Key

What blank key do the KTM (Hepco & Becker) side plastic cases use to make a spare key? I did a search and did not find anything on this.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
My last local option does not have the old KTM...

My last local option does not have the old KTM diagnostic tool that could hard reset the ECU.

Who are some good contacts at KTM? Have called customer service at 440-985-5995 and 440-985-3553. Both...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Hugerush loaned me his cable and was nice enough...

Hugerush loaned me his cable and was nice enough to spend his afternoon going through the bike with me. Very sharp guy. We tried to talk to the ECU using TuneECU, with no success, on XP, Win 7 and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Yes, it was "Grey Pliers". They most they were...

Yes, it was "Grey Pliers". They most they were willing to do was to ship out the ECU to KTM, but definitely were not doing anything to work towards the timeline I need to meet for my trip. Pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Correct, brought it in wanting to discuss a...

Correct, brought it in wanting to discuss a couple things I have noticed about the engine as described in my Engine Quirk thread in preparation of my big trip coming up on Teusday night this week....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Interesting, you got me thinking about trying it...

Interesting, you got me thinking about trying it with TuneECU now. PM sent.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
They can't even see the ECU with their new...

They can't even see the ECU with their new factory computer. Multiple mechanics said they would be able to reset it with the old KTM computer.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Appreciate the offer, unfortunately the...

Appreciate the offer, unfortunately the dealership has put me in a situation where KTM factory needs to unlock it and get it off center, so the cable isn't going to get the job done. If you know of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
They claim they don't have any around...

They claim they don't have any around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
They aren't able to get it done in time.

They aren't able to get it done in time.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By advhound
Any Denver Inmates Have a ECU KTM 990 ADV?

Does anybody in the Denver area or Colorado have an ECU for a KTM 990 Adventure that I can buy/borrow/rent for a week and a half? I am in dire straights with a KTM dealership putting me dead in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Just stopped by the dealership and they haven't...

Just stopped by the dealership and they haven't had any luck. They're going to call KTM Monday morning. If they can't fix it, they're claiming they will have to ship the ECU out to KTM and they're...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
No good news from the dealership, does anybody...

No good news from the dealership, does anybody have this cable I can borrow please? Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By advhound
Denver, Urgent: OBDII KTM 990 Cable Needed

Denver Folks, I am in urgent need of a OBII cable with adapters for my KTM 990 Adventure. I am leaving for a 10 day trip on Tuesday and the dealership took my running bike and fumbling with my ECU...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By advhound
I also thought the TuneECU was pretty...

I also thought the TuneECU was pretty straightforward, but I wanted to take it in have the professionals do it being so close to my trip. Are these...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By advhound
All, need your input on this, cutting it close...

All, need your input on this, cutting it close with timing for a trip I am leaving for on Tuesday. I took my '07 KTM 990 Adventure in to a shop to have them take a look at what ECU program was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 114,431
Posted By advhound
Great report, that looks like a hell of a ride!...

Great report, that looks like a hell of a ride! Wishing I had hit the trail up when I lived closer, but wasn't sure if going solo on a 990 was a good idea based on some feedback. Good to see the big...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By advhound
Preventing Paint Chip Spread

Let's hear your tips on preventing paint chips from developing further. I have a couple spots on my KTM 990 where the paint is starting to chip. The main area is on my front fender in a recessed area...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By advhound
Good feedback, thanks all. I need to check the...

Good feedback, thanks all. I need to check the sparkplugs, good point. Yes, I still have the stock fuel pump, that could also be a good point. As for the 15 minute reset, it appears that you need to...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By advhound
Interesting, didn't know that! Guess I had my...

Interesting, didn't know that! Guess I had my screen up more than I thought!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 437,367
Posted By advhound
I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on this...

I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on this windscreen, but I am curious why you decided to go with this screen instead of the Aeroflow/MadStad adjustable setup?

Also, how does your screen tie...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By advhound
At this point, I may be looking at other screens...

At this point, I may be looking at other screens than the KTM Touring Screen. I was talking with geek and he is 6' and said he has to crouch to get protection from the wind and I am an inch taller....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By advhound
Needed: Denver Area 990 Windscreen to Test

Denver area Guys,



I am knee deep in my windscreen research for my 990 ADV. I am looking at the Aeroscreen, KTM Touring Screen and Cee Bailey's and being able to take it for a spin would go a...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By advhound
Arai XD-3 Face Shield 100% UV?

Is the stock, clear face shield on the XD-3 100% UV rated? Seems like my face is getting sunburnt. If it isn't 100% UV, I may look at replacing the stock shield with one!

Had read up a little, but...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By advhound
Wanted to update you all on the hotspot on the...

Wanted to update you all on the hotspot on the middle clip on one of my boots. Put in a couple thousand miles on them and really like them. The hotspot still comes up, especially after having the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By advhound
Happy Friday all. My '07 KTM 990 ADV...

Happy Friday all.



My '07 KTM 990 ADV with about 19,000 miles on it has been awesome, but it has a couple quirks I wanted to run past you guys. I am getting prepared for a 2 week trip coming up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By advhound
CO Trailheads and Locking Riding Gear

To all of you CO guys,

What has been your experience with riding your bike to trailheads and backpacking or doing day hikes/14ers? Has a simple cable lock for your jacket and helmet worked ok?...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,120
Posted By advhound
Sweet, I might be in! Good to see other F1 fans...

Sweet, I might be in! Good to see other F1 fans in Denver.

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,430
Posted By advhound
I don't ended up not needing to haul both bikes...

I don't ended up not needing to haul both bikes at the same time, but some good feedback if I ever need to. The 990 sat right on the edge of the tailgate and bed as others mentioned, so I ended up...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By advhound
I have ridden about 500 miles in them now. I did...

I have ridden about 500 miles in them now. I did just that and loosened up the straps quite a bit on the right and it is feeling pretty good, no hit spot. I would like to have them a bit tighter, so...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By advhound
Breaking in Gaerne Balance Oiled Boots Question

I picked up a pair 3 days ago and have been riding and walking a punk in them. So far I love them, with the exception of one "hot spot" on the right boot. The middle buckle is digging into my angle....
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 114,431
Posted By advhound
I decided not to go this time around, mostly...

I decided not to go this time around, mostly because I would rather ride with people! Thanks for the help, hopefully sometime soon.



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Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 114,431
Posted By advhound
I am looking to ride the TWAT sometime around...

I am looking to ride the TWAT sometime around 6/15, leaving from Omaha. Is anybody in the area, or along the route interested in coming along? I am flexible +/- a couple days on the day I leave. How...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,430
Posted By advhound
Hauling 2 Big Bikes

I have to haul a '09 KLR and a KTM 990 500 miles. Can I fit both in the back of my '09 Tacoma? If so, I'd imagine positioning one going forward and the other reversed to make room for the handlebars...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,405
Posted By advhound
I ended up pulling the trigger and brought her...

I ended up pulling the trigger and brought her home on Saturday! :wink: Bike was in excellent shape, rode well and seemed like it had been well maintained. First impressions are this thing is a whole...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,405
Posted By advhound
Good info! Ha, glad to hear she is holding up...

Good info! Ha, glad to hear she is holding up well after being ridden hard and put up wet, especially coming from riding a KLR. Definitely bookmarking that website. We're at $8,000 right now, might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,405
Posted By advhound
Great, thanks for the feedback! I am coming from...

Great, thanks for the feedback! I am coming from a KLR and it is encouraging to see such a strong community over here for the 990's too!

Learned a little bit more about the bike based on what you...
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