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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By 950TRANSALP
R + R ballance shaft seal

Inside your stator cover there is a $7.00 seal that will suck oil into the intake . Google it here on ADVrider !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By 950TRANSALP
indeed

balance shaft seal , about $7.00
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Laugh Smokin'

Mine was smoking out the exhaust , replaced the balance shaft seal and that cured it .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Speaking of Ducatis

1 cyl bikes and 2 cyl .

Road race inline fours usually use one silencer for exhaust scavenging , when two cyl usualy use one ? Hmmmmm !

someone has some 'splanin to do Ritchie
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By 950TRANSALP
DB's

But the street 640's only used one silencer ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Performance

Look back at the 950 Dakar bikes , they all used just one end can .

I could never figure out why the 640's and 660' used two ??
http://beez.smugmug.com/photos/231926506-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By 950TRANSALP
brittle

Man at 50,000 miles my seal was brittle and came out in little square bits .
No wonder it was smoking , totally fixed the problem .
Screwdriver out deep well socket in and fixed .

Thank heavens...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By 950TRANSALP
It should

Well worth a try !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Ballance shaft seal

Inside your stator cover there is a $7.00 seal .
To test pull the crankcase vent line , plug the airbox fitting , stash the hose towards your boot and go for a short ride .
If the smoke stops and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,661
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Cool2 Hey Andi

FYI , don't do what I did , I had a filter sock over the UNI and just cleaned that and ignored the foam since it looked clean .

It was full of dirt when I got around to cleaning it after my 950...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By 950TRANSALP
2011 Dakar

same as 2011 Dakar I think , I covered my low jell seat with this imitation suede . Got it for the grip and to add another layer so my seat isn't a soft as a stocker . The only problem is that if it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,630
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Laugh Cliick here Andi

http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/

:deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,630
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Hey Andi

Sorry you have such bad luck with your bikes !:eek1

The manufacturer can't tell how his part has been installed .
It looks like the previous owner was quite dodgy , mechanically challenged to say...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Back Roads Moto

http://brmoto.com/br-moto-hard-bag-mount-kit.html

has a kit for mounting most hard bags on Wolfman Racks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,040
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Question Factory location ?

Does that 16 cell fit in the stock location , any pics of you install !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Borrowed it from someone here ...

Did you oil the skin ?

if that was your graphic thanks !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By 950TRANSALP
put a sock on it ...

get a bunch of " filter skins " and swap them out when dirty . 1 to 2k mi. .
this keeps the Uni clean .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumb Thanks

I'll give that a go , this bike did dribble a few years ago as well .

I never thought about that allignment .

Thanks again !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By 950TRANSALP
#7

Bolt #7 has a brass washer because it goes into the water jacket , it could be loose or needing a new washer .

My water pump drips a little "when cold" where the wate pipe goes in , the one with...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 638,390
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumb Glad you made the Trail though !!

Beautiful place to see sunrise right .

Ellen I got bounced off of my Honda Transalp 7 times on that trail , and one of my friends on a Triumph Tiger called it " the Brown Rim trail ! "
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 93,500
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumbs down -10 Odyssey

Odyssey hates cold more than I am not impressed by this battey .

It let me down four times this summer in not super cold weather ...
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 638,390
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumb Geat Folks havin' a GEAT trip !

Good to meet you two ! :freaky

Thanks for the mornin jump ! Odyssey battery blows eh ...

Good to see you made Bonniville and the trip down there not to shabby eh ?!

Was the Mex cantina...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 95,856
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Question Why go back ?

My Odyssey has let me down three times this year and barely started it two other times . , if the Shorai is working save you money !

Thats why I am following this post ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,218
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Lets see ...

7 years , 2 950's , 40,000 miles each , 25 oil changes , 5 valve adjusts / water pump r n r's tank off = 20 oil changes w. o. removing tanks .

Just remove the left crash bar space out the left...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By 950TRANSALP
fork bleeder

did someone push your bleeders with weight on the front ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumbs down osessy

let me down twice this week , Yellowstone camping Mon. night low 30s .
not enough juice to start it , fresh valve adjust , 150mile day .
had to jump it ...

Tues evening on tender all night .
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Cool2 Just did mine

This spring I had to replace my switch after it quit , 44,000 miles 2005.5.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Fmf

Q series , Q2s are the quietest I think . Light and somewhat affordable .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Finally went this week ...

Slow leak for two years just turned into a big one with no damping now ...

2,000 miles loaded Utah desert trip just finished it off with a pogoing finaley . :doh

Hope the turn around is fast...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Thumb Cj

Craig said he had some a week ago , at CJdesigns .
Some xtra burley DID chains and dampened 16 fronts too .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,874
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Eek ummmm?

I would be more concerned that running your motor w.o. oil is going to nuke the bearings .......

Am I wrong ? !

Calling CJ designs , input please ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Yep

Sounds painful ...

My Woody wheels aren't rusting , do you live by the ocean or where they salt the roads ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By 950TRANSALP
pull a plug

On my 950 ADV pulling the back plug took some compression off making it easier to roll backwards , one time it cranked with the starter after removing that plug .

If I fill my tanks then park it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,961
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Main reason

The main reason for the euro light is to get rid of the H4 and upper parking lamp . H4 hids only have hid high beams .

If you use super high wattage bulbs in either plastic housing they can /...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 437,698
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Another view

http://advajckass.smugmug.com/Other/990/DSCF0345/1026525054_umfhC-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 437,698
Posted By 950TRANSALP
This works ...

A few minutes with a Dremmel .Belt sander to finish . 3M dual lock strips . Industrial heat gun or stove top to shape a bit . Equals a mini Laminar lip that's not hard to look at . And it works ....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Repack ?

Did you just buy the 950 ?
If so it might need a repack .
:ear That should help .
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,506
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Normal !

Just installed a Rekluse EXP ( psyched here ! ) in mine and I had that grove too , did some research here and saw it is a normal occurance . With my Rekluse I just installed one w.o. the grove back...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Eek No mechanic

Yet you want to tear into pulling the heads / cams / timing chains , and getting it all back together whal in Thailand ?

This can't end well ...:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By 950TRANSALP
Yes

And Yes .

Water stops the oil from flowing through the filter .

Light on w lots of rattling ...
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