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Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Wild guess here but was it Steptoe off UKGSer? ...

Wild guess here but was it Steptoe off UKGSer?

If not, probably best asking on there?
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 140,756
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I'll be waiting. :D

I'll be waiting. :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 140,756
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Is there more to come? Excellent biking...

Is there more to come?

Excellent biking skills, especially Grom on his 9fiddy. Excellent camera skills both with the pictures and the video, the video is perhaps the best I have seen outside of TV...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
When is Payday?:rofl

When is Payday?:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Any progress?

Any progress?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Something I have always been wary of from the...

Something I have always been wary of from the reports off guys who have used one. It still has me very tempted.:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Given the toilet roll on the bedside table, I am...

Given the toilet roll on the bedside table, I am guessing single. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Nice update....!!

Nice update....!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Really enjoying this thread...

Really enjoying this thread...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
From what I can see, the nav tower/fairing...

From what I can see, the nav tower/fairing bracket bolts into the headstock tube?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,198
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Enduro gearing is 14:50 as standard. Road...

Enduro gearing is 14:50 as standard.
Road testing gearing is 15:45 in Europe.
Longer runs I'd happily use 15:50 and take a 14 to change to if the going got really tough for a few days.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,198
Posted By BLUE(UK)
A 13 will wear the swing arm rubber faster so a...

A 13 will wear the swing arm rubber faster so a 12 is going to be even worse. Try increasing the rear ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,198
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I'll stick with my 950adv and 450exc(RFS) for ANY...

I'll stick with my 950adv and 450exc(RFS) for ANY rides. There's not many places I couldn't go
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Could you post pics of how the fairing mounts to...

Could you post pics of how the fairing mounts to the tank or does it just attach to the bracket? Any pics of this?

I'm very interested in all this and may consider doing my own with the same kit....
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Brilliant news, I will keep an eye out for your...

Brilliant news, I will keep an eye out for your build.
I do have an MXC tank also but I think I would rather a larger tank since 100-130miles although OK, I would prefer a 200+ tank range if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,646
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Do you have to use the XC/MXC tank or can you use...

Do you have to use the XC/MXC tank or can you use a Safari tank instead? I have a few tanks but would prefer to run a Safari tank with the fairing I think.
Any pics of how the fairing fixes to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I just tighten mine up after I loosen them.

I just tighten mine up after I loosen them.
Forum: Europe 10-01-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By BLUE(UK)
http://www.bestbikingroads.com/motorcycle-roads/mo...

http://www.bestbikingroads.com/motorcycle-roads/motorbike-rides-in-united-kingdom-/united-kingdom-__134.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,474
Posted By BLUE(UK)
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/blue_03/TAT...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/blue_03/TAT/IMG_0027-3.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,953
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Search 'Aurel cable' to find that you haven't got...

Search 'Aurel cable' to find that you haven't got the tabs to use the helmet cable yet the 950's had the tabs but no cable!! :rofl:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Rear Brake wire is burnt and touching the exhaust...

Rear Brake wire is burnt and touching the exhaust causing it to short as the other guy says.

Simple fix.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I'll have a look on my bike and report back...

I'll have a look on my bike and report back later.

Many thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By BLUE(UK)
2003-2007 KTM exc Safari 23litre tank support brackets......

Can someone with this tank on their bike post some pics of the brackets because I just bought one used but without the brackets so I've no idea what they're like or where on the bike frame? they fix...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,170
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Your English is very good. The rubber part i...

Your English is very good.
The rubber part i mean is at the front of the airbox,you will see it when you remove the snorkel.

<TABLE class=parts-list-table cellSpacing=0...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,170
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I doubt the rubber cable seperater thing would...

I doubt the rubber cable seperater thing would stop much water getting in if it was submerged.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By BLUE(UK)
IF you find an ultrasonic cleaner large enough to...

IF you find an ultrasonic cleaner large enough to fit the carbs in complete, they still need the jets etc removing to allow the cleaning solution to enter the passages and create the ultrasonic waves...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Get yours cleaned, I got mine done by a mate who...

Get yours cleaned, I got mine done by a mate who manufactures race engines so was lucky there. I'd guess engineering shops may have one or even some bike shops, my local dealer does but it's only a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By BLUE(UK)
35k miles. It was fine til I took it to USA to...

35k miles.
It was fine til I took it to USA to ride the TAT, the time spent returning with bad gas didn't help(I know I should've run it dry).
Now it runs lovely but I did swap out the carbs for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Mine? It goes like shit off a shovel and...

Mine?
It goes like shit off a shovel and smooth right from 2k upwards.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Possible that you've something similar to what...

Possible that you've something similar to what I've just fixed.....partially blocked immulsion tubes in the carbs, strip carbs and get them ultrasonically cleaned cos you can't get into them with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Possible that you've something similar to what...

Possible that you've something similar to what I've just fixed.....partially blocked immulsion tubes in the carbs, strip carbs and get them ultrasonically cleaned cos you can't get into them with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
No because I used the head/barrel and piston off...

No because I used the head/barrel and piston off my spare engine.
I agree that it's odd but what I did notice was that the ring part where the shim sits on both intake valves is a bit erm,...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Amazing how they can get it quite wrong by...

Amazing how they can get it quite wrong by twisting just a few words.

I try not to read too much with the ROW because I find myself thinking 'fcuk it, I will ride where I like' because it really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Finally riding like I stole it!! Just gonna...

Finally riding like I stole it!!

Just gonna put a few more miles on the rear wheel.....!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,377,215
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Finally got round to fixing it......or at least I...

Finally got round to fixing it......or at least I think it's fixed!!
Forum: Europe 04-30-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By BLUE(UK)
Top post there.

Top post there.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
No need to thank me, I've used the forum to gain...

No need to thank me, I've used the forum to gain a lot of knowlege and confidence so happy to try and put something back in(how NOT to do it in this case!!)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/blue_03/7eb...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/blue_03/7eb83eba.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
I know where it's from...the cubby box. The bolts...

I know where it's from...the cubby box. The bolts that mount it to the frame I've always left them intact since the plastic holds them and it's removed before the airbox so never had a problem...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,893
Posted By BLUE(UK)
It was still in the intake port behind the valve...

It was still in the intake port behind the valve stem, took some getting out!!
I don't think it's done bore/piston damage but if it has I'll just put the cylinder on it from my other engine since...
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