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Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rockwell
^^ yup. I had to use a proxy to access it.

^^ yup. I had to use a proxy to access it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rockwell
Weird. Anyone else getting the following error...

Weird. Anyone else getting the following error when visiting this link:

"Forbidden

You don't have permission to access / on this server.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rockwell
Where can you get them in Canada? I want to...

Where can you get them in Canada?

I want to pick up an E-07 when I get back there. I bought one in Spain and it was a great tire - good price and lasted longer than the Pirelli Scorpion MT-90.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Rockwell
I can see through the cracks in the rubber that...

I can see through the cracks in the rubber that there appears to be metal braining under the rubber. Hopefully I won't need to replace these within the next few months. I'm just finishing up a big...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Rockwell
Cracking 990 Fuel Line

During my last valve clearance check, I noticed that the fuel line (that gets disconnected when taking the left tank off) from the fuel pump up to the throttle bodies was cracking. Has anyone had to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Rockwell
nvm...i remembered it was for the electrical...

nvm...i remembered it was for the electrical cable.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Rockwell
Where on the 990 throttle body/airbox does this piece go?

Just finishing a valve clearance check and putting everything back together and this piece fell out of the airbox as I was about to reinstall it:
...
Forum: EMEA 07-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,240
Posted By Rockwell
Thanks for this thread. It got me prepared for my...

Thanks for this thread. It got me prepared for my first crossing into Montenegro today. Here are my details:

Date: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
Crossing: from Croatia to Montenegro
Location: between...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18,696
Views: 7,465,268
Posted By Rockwell
Riding through the Swiss Alps a few days ago: ...

Riding through the Swiss Alps a few days ago:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_5130e1200x800_zps5ffb2a71.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10,338
Views: 2,124,244
Posted By Rockwell
They were very friendly and helpful. They even...

They were very friendly and helpful. They even offered to allow me to camp out on their property. I didn't since a customer came by while I was working and invited me over to his house to have dinner...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10,338
Views: 2,124,244
Posted By Rockwell
I had to replace my rear exhaust header last week...

I had to replace my rear exhaust header last week in France. I notice a louder sound coming from the exhaust while in northern Spain riding into Andorra. I had the header welded in January while in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,671
Posted By Rockwell
Don't know about the original poster, but I...

Don't know about the original poster, but I didn't overfill. The leak is definitely coming from the area where this gear sensor is. Hopefully that's the issue. Will have to see if the dealer in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,671
Posted By Rockwell
Just to confirm, are you all referring to #26 in...

Just to confirm, are you all referring to #26 in the following (I think I might have the same issue):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/KT07990ADVO38_zps4a21341a.gif
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Rockwell
I tried calling a dealer in Toulouse, but got no...

I tried calling a dealer in Toulouse, but got no answer, even though their store hours show that they work Saturdays.

Sent them a message to order the part. Going through their parts fiche, it...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Rockwell
Best places to order 990 parts in Europe?

Have another crack/hole in my rear exhaust header, so, instead of continuing to pay 75 euros to have someone weld it, I'm thinking of just getting a new exhaust header. I'm currently in Andorra and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,451
Posted By Rockwell
I"m guessing that this info applies to the 990 as...

I"m guessing that this info applies to the 990 as well?

I am currently in Andorra going around the moto shop here looking for coolant. One dealer said that they're all the same and you can mic...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18,696
Views: 7,465,268
Posted By Rockwell
Making my way through northern Spain. Rode up...

Making my way through northern Spain. Rode up through the Picos de Europa yesterday without all my luggage:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_3883re1e1080_zps0b36416f.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,295
Posted By Rockwell
We managed to find this one, too, but only so...

We managed to find this one, too, but only so that Paula could pee.
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Thanks! We're trying to keep the updates...

Thanks!

We're trying to keep the updates coming, but we've run into problems. We were in a low-speed car accident last month in a city just outside our hometown. We were hit head-on, and, other...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Iceland

August 20, 2013 - September 3, 2013

http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/paula_avatar1-36x36.jpg We got up early in the morning and packed our belongings. With tears in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10,338
Views: 2,124,244
Posted By Rockwell
Brings back some memories: ...

Brings back some memories:

http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/Image%20Hosting/990%20Rebuild%201.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18,696
Views: 7,465,268
Posted By Rockwell
I'd like to see what these look like rolling.

I'd like to see what these look like rolling.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rockwell
Yeah, the Shorai specs only show CCA, weight and...

Yeah, the Shorai specs only show CCA, weight and polarity. Also, unless it's coded somewhere in the part number, it doesn't even tell me how many cells there are.

Your comparison of the different...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rockwell
They shipped me this one:...

They shipped me this one: http://shoraipower.com/products?action=vehicle&type=175&make=1337&model=7985&year=7985

It's the only one they recommend for the 990, even if it does not have adequate...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rockwell
I should provide an update to this thread with...

I should provide an update to this thread with how things were eventually solved.

After repairing the wires in Iceland, the bike started up completely fine for almost a week.

We got to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,527
Posted By Rockwell
Any idea what the FI error code was? Here's...

Any idea what the FI error code was?

Here's the starting diagram for an '07 990. It might be the same for your model:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Rockwell
Here's the data form the manual for both the side...

Here's the data form the manual for both the side stand switch and the rollover switch:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/capture_5_zpsfc7e9960.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Rockwell
Manual shows a roll-over sensor (bottom left in...

Manual shows a roll-over sensor (bottom left in following image) that I think cuts the engine in case of a roll-over of a certain angle. You might want to check the integrity of this part, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
It's a strange thing. I'm trying to learn to live...

It's a strange thing. I'm trying to learn to live in the moment a bit more, instead of looking so much to the future all the time. It's a hard thing, though.

After nine months of traveling, we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
We decided back in December to take a break form...

We decided back in December to take a break form traveling for a few months after we visited Morocco. We also thought that it would be better not to tell anyone we were coming home. It was more fun...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,044
Posted By Rockwell
^^ I should mention the above was fully-loaded...

^^ I should mention the above was fully-loaded with a passenger.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,044
Posted By Rockwell
Here are my fuel stats for my 2007 990 Adventure,...

Here are my fuel stats for my 2007 990 Adventure, measured over 25,000km.

http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Data-Fuel-Efficiency.gif

Can read about it here:...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
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<object width="500" height="281"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie"...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Yup. We have no real idea where the illness came...

Yup. We have no real idea where the illness came from. We both ate at the same restaurants, often sharing the same food, and we only drink bottled water (with no ice cubes). I made the ice-cube...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Paula just got over a pretty bad couple of weeks...

Paula just got over a pretty bad couple of weeks here, in Morocco. She got sick two weeks ago with, what seemed like, the flu, then, after several days after recovering from that, she got hit with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Yes, I know. We're way behind. But the way we do...

Yes, I know. We're way behind. But the way we do the ride reports are a little more detailed. We do have a Facebook newsfeed since people seem to like that format. Besides, we're only 6 months and 18...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18,696
Views: 7,465,268
Posted By Rockwell
This was our camping spot a few nights ago, 75km...

This was our camping spot a few nights ago, 75km outside of Ouarzazate, in the middle of nowhere.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_0126-Version2e1200_zps0983fe5c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
She's got a camera, but she never uses it. I...

She's got a camera, but she never uses it. I tried to teach her last year how to work it. I am a strict teacher, but she's a bit of a stubborn student. She told me that she'd learn it on her own....
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,736
Posted By Rockwell
Arriving In Iceland

August 5, 2013 - August 19, 2013

http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/paula_avatar1-36x36.jpg We arrived at the airport just shortly after 12am. I was surprised by the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18,696
Views: 7,465,268
Posted By Rockwell
Only if you have the patience. It's really,...

Only if you have the patience. It's really, really long and we are very slow at updating it since we are traveling so much.
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