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Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,728
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is...

Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is poetry.

"A man that eloquent has to be saved!"
-Patton
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has...

The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has dozens collected on his own sharesite. Go to KTMSMT.com/technical discussions/Kev's SMT Mod List for the links.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011):...

I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011): SAS removed, 02's out (and turned off via TuneEcu), Wings with quieter baffles, secondaries out, EPC off, Rottweiler airfilter. It runs so much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's...

Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's on my 2010 SMT for all of it's 14K miles, and they still look flawless and sound great (no change in packing). I'm an aero structures engineering...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,293
Posted By Desmofan
No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head...

No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head dyno chart of the 5th gen VFR800 vs. the 6th gen craptastic VTEC. With progress like that, who wouldn't wait till last year!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,422
Posted By Desmofan
Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole...

Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole Blue :lol3 !
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,926
Posted By Desmofan
I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit...

I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit by this. I ignored the letter till I went into AAA registration, and you can guess the rest :lol3 :deal

So, I went to 2 dealers, here's 2 possbile...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
What WSMC said! :bow

What WSMC said! :bow
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,366
Posted By Desmofan
Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO...

Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO V8. Bitchin motor!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 50,611
Posted By Desmofan
Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long...

Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long trips 2X a year since I got the 2010, including some relatively serious dirt (Usal road, Lost Coast NorCal) :clap Wind never bugs me.

Fuel light comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,461
Posted By Desmofan
I second that :lol3

I second that :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky....

Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky. You can plug tubeless tires, I had to do it twice on a the last 100 mile leg of a 1500 mile trip, to limp home. I hit a large rock in the street at...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,551
Posted By Desmofan
I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since...

I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since their inception- Ron, Jen, and the rest of the staff have always been great, no problems :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,999
Posted By Desmofan
Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled...

Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled 1992 Superlight. Kill me :cry
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By Desmofan
You have (had?) a 990 Adventure, and you had to...

You have (had?) a 990 Adventure, and you had to ask :lol3? KTM 990 SMT, ABS model (left over 2012, or the new shiny black one)! You already know the engine, but it's much more powerful in the SMT,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,034,636
Posted By Desmofan
Dude, you're going to get bundled :lol3

Dude, you're going to get bundled :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
Hey Kafn8td, I have the same setup on my SMT....

Hey Kafn8td, I have the same setup on my SMT. Does the intake honk ever get on your nerves :ear The CPR filter drowns out the pipes in at WOT :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Desmofan
Yes it does. You really need to wade thru all 80...

Yes it does. You really need to wade thru all 80 something pages of "990 got tunes ?" here in Orange crush. My SMT is tunecu mapped (from the website map library) ,with secondary throttles disabled...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Desmofan
Yes, TuneEcu has 4 check boxes (EPC, SAS, Idle...

Yes, TuneEcu has 4 check boxes (EPC, SAS, Idle control, O2)-you can disable all with the software (leave idle control on).

I unplugged and threw away my charcoal cannister, leaving the wiring in:...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,543,380
Posted By Desmofan
Hey KMC1, I used to live in Ogden Valley, and...

Hey KMC1, I used to live in Ogden Valley, and rode around the Wasatch back roads-where is that last photo from?
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
Not knowing where you are...Motoworld in El Cajon...

Not knowing where you are...Motoworld in El Cajon CA (San Diego Area) has a new white 2012 that's been sitting for the year.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,034,636
Posted By Desmofan
Make that 19/17 (and 21/18 in the "R"...

Make that 19/17 (and 21/18 in the "R" model)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks for the invite Rad, it was a hoot! Lance...

Thanks for the invite Rad, it was a hoot! Lance is THE MAN :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
It can be. My 2010 became flaky and lost numbers...

It can be. My 2010 became flaky and lost numbers at 8000 miles, replaced under warranty no sweat :deal

BUT, they don't reset the ODO. I now have a new bike again :D

If you buy used, remove the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 33,652
Posted By Desmofan
Could you elaborate on "rubber intake sleeves...

Could you elaborate on "rubber intake sleeves rotated"? I installed the CPR on my 990SMT (secondary flies out, Wings, TuneEcu 7/21/12 "kevtx" map).

I had assumed the whistling at cracked throttle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,304
Posted By Desmofan
What they said :D I currently have both a 950 ADV...

What they said :D I currently have both a 950 ADV and a 2010 SMT..the 950 pouts and gathers dust.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
I stumbled over a 2012 white SMT at Motoworld,...

I stumbled over a 2012 white SMT at Motoworld, east San Diego CA this weekend, while getting my 2010
SMT's speedometers replaced under warranty.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 50,611
Posted By Desmofan
Yes: I have a 2010 SMT (bone stock except for a...

Yes: I have a 2010 SMT (bone stock except for a 2011 FI map load), and a riding bud has a SV1000 with pipes and power commander. He cannot pull me in a drag race..until triple digits where his better...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 50,611
Posted By Desmofan
You want the SMT, it's sublime :lol3 !

You want the SMT, it's sublime :lol3 !
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 312,049
Posted By Desmofan
I got a 2010 demo for $11K, with the Zumo GPS...

I got a 2010 demo for $11K, with the Zumo GPS deal. There are some 2010's around..GP in San Diego has one, Thousand Oaks KTM has one advertised for $12K.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 124,449
Posted By Desmofan
I have a 2010, and one of the first things that...

I have a 2010, and one of the first things that struck when I rode WSMC99's (had to buy one a week later :lol3), is how smooth it is on the highway. I have a 950 Adventure, and it's hard to believe...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By Desmofan
I really appreciate all the help, and false hope?...

I really appreciate all the help, and false hope? go here:

http://fastwitch.smugmug.com/Other/950-Rebuild-09/1004916/786091024_UyeQK-M.jpg

Another lister's rebuild. The same rollers...look at...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By Desmofan
Crash, thanks! I've been studying the LC8 engine...

Crash, thanks! I've been studying the LC8 engine manual, and rebuild photos here (like Pyndon's), trying to see if a borescope could be stuffed up the drain hole to view the shift drum, but I didn't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By Desmofan
Look What's On My New KTM 990SMT Drain Plug

Bought a "new" KTM 990SMT demo last Friday, with 3800 miles. Came complete with GPS, bags, full warranty, and this on the magnetic drain plug :eek1 (changed oil Sat morning).

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By Desmofan
Well dammit I'm sorry I missed it! How did you...

Well dammit I'm sorry I missed it! How did you ever make without my GPS Shafted:lol3 ?
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,956
Views: 1,183,620
Posted By Desmofan
"This is a special bike"...what he said! Up there...

"This is a special bike"...what he said! Up there draggin' his knee is my buddy TonyD (GP San Diego parts mgr), that let me get crazy on their demo MS last Sunday, on the best of San Diego's back...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Desmofan
I have a 1.85 Excel (polished aluminum finish)...

I have a 1.85 Excel (polished aluminum finish) Woody laced a while back. It handles wonderfully with a TKC on street and dirt (I think it steers better with TKC's on the street than the now taco'd...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,479
Posted By Desmofan
Or, you can buy my 2000 fly yellow VFR with Givi...

Or, you can buy my 2000 fly yellow VFR with Givi hard luggage rack/bags for around $4000:D Full SS TBR header-exhaust system (rare, not made anymore), power commander with custom map (dyno'd 108...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By Desmofan
Yes. The 990 "S" (and '06 950 "S") is lower...

Yes.

The 990 "S" (and '06 950 "S") is lower than the original 950's. About an inch I think. The present "S" is equivalent to my '04 standard 950.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By Desmofan
I've run TKC-80's 3 years in a row on deep 950...

I've run TKC-80's 3 years in a row on deep 950 Baja trips, including Copper Canyon-I dont know where you need gnarly tires than that (considering the pavement involved too)
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