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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,654
Posted By memomate13
Thanks for the help, i appreciate it. A call to...

Thanks for the help, i appreciate it. A call to James is in order, but it's going to be awhile before my bride will let me spend anymore money.

So, it is the added height and "top heaviness" that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,654
Posted By memomate13
Riddler, I'm still pretty sure i want to do...

Riddler,

I'm still pretty sure i want to do this when more money is available. I bottom out on a regular basis, and think I would benefit from added suspension travel. That being said, the bike's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,654
Posted By memomate13
I've still got the stock suspension in my '08....

I've still got the stock suspension in my '08. But, i just went outside and winded myself trying to reproduce what you've described. It took a lot of effort but i did notice a ever so slight flex. It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,654
Posted By memomate13
Is anyone else experiencing this?

Is anyone else experiencing this?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 178,073
Posted By memomate13
Which Mefo are we talking about? thanks ...

Which Mefo are we talking about?

thanks
memo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 178,073
Posted By memomate13
in the dessert?

How's the Mefo in the dessert, lots of jagged rocks and deep sand? Is this the tire that would be recommended for heavy dessert use on a stock adventure rear rim?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,147
Posted By memomate13
:poser

:poser
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,259
Posted By memomate13
I was truly interested in your opinion, so, i...

I was truly interested in your opinion, so, i asked.

as for the ABS, the front works great. But, the rear ABS engages way to early on my bike. Maybe the rear ABS would work better after i mod the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,259
Posted By memomate13
non R "a bit above an R"?

What about the non R with extended suspension is better than a R? other than a significant money savings? From reading the owners manual i gathered that the ABS would not function properly if the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,747
Posted By memomate13
+1 about $92 shipped.

+1
about $92 shipped.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,224
Posted By memomate13
trimming 30-35mm?

From were did you cut the y-pipe? Did this cut bring the exhaust closer to the center of the bike and cause the exhaust to interfere with wheel travel through full suspension range? For the riding i...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-04-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 246,493
Posted By memomate13
. :lurk

.

:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By memomate13
I guess 3 character search terms are two short...

I guess 3 character search terms are two short for the search feature.:dunno
But, by searching "removal" in titles only and selecting Orange Crush in the search options will give you results...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-04-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 27,651
Posted By memomate13
this is a great ride report. I'm looking forward...

this is a great ride report. I'm looking forward to the rest of it.

How are you liking the HT-R 2-1 Exhaust? Does it seem durable, how's the tone?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 97,567
Posted By memomate13
25F and it started :clap

25F and it started :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-03-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,862
Posted By memomate13
Great idea. Sign me up.

Great idea. Sign me up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,139
Posted By memomate13
what he said

what he said
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,008
Posted By memomate13
hilslamer help please

this is exactly what i am experiencing on my new to me stock 08 990 ADV demo. Picked up the bike about two and a half months ago with 1300mi, rode about 500 miles home and averaged 41 mpg. I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By memomate13
i also want to do this to my bike, i couldn't...

i also want to do this to my bike, i couldn't find or afford a 990R. So, i'm going to lengthen the suspension and make it more dirt worthy. Try this link
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By memomate13
gotta give that guy some :clap. The comments on...

gotta give that guy some :clap. The comments on the utube site were a bit harsh.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 97,567
Posted By memomate13
just installed the x2-9 and the bike started...

just installed the x2-9 and the bike started fine, the battery was warm as it went directly from inside my house to the bike. Tomorrow i will let it warm up to 25:boidF outside and see how the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 110,223
Posted By memomate13
Wink i want one :wink:

i want one :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By memomate13
my toes barely touch, but i want more travel out...

my toes barely touch, but i want more travel out of the suspenders.:jump
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,806
Posted By memomate13
I thought that farkle had something to do with a...

I thought that farkle had something to do with a straw?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By memomate13
17000mi trip

This ride report sold me on the comfort of the 9x0 2-up.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=404564
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,789
Posted By memomate13
HT-Racing

I'm wondering the same thing, has anyone tried the HT-Racing version?
Oh, and nice avatar Mr. Vicks

memo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,368
Posted By memomate13
weight

is there a weight advantage to the carbon fiber over the titanium? This is my main motivation. that and they look amazing.

Thanks
memo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,370
Posted By memomate13
enough flow?

at ktmtwins.com they recommend the Remus for the 2-1. Is this not enough flow?

Also, i don't even have the bike yet to farkle. I pick it up next Sat. I've been waiting a year and a half, it seems...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,370
Posted By memomate13
carbon fiber exhaust cans falling apart?

is anyone having any problems with their carbon fiber exhaust cans falling apart for any reason including heat? I'm considering getting a Remus can for the 2to1.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,237,056
Posted By memomate13
This has been a brilliant ride. thanks for taking...

This has been a brilliant ride. thanks for taking us along.
Also, thanks for the new avatar. Hope you don't mind.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By memomate13
690

is the 690 a twin?
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