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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,947
Posted By Dustodust
it still looks better than the new 1190's

it still looks better than the new 1190's
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Dustodust
I highly recomend Konflict with confidence you...

I highly recomend Konflict with confidence you wont get burned
Alex knows the 9xx suspension

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=850957

(actually Alex and Javier used to both work at...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 24,767
Posted By Dustodust
my konflict suspension still works great ...

my konflict suspension still works great

highly recomend
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Dustodust
I used to ride almost every weekend with...

I used to ride almost every weekend with Trailtricks kinda miss him
he fulfilled his dream we used to talk about around the campfire on riding trips of collecting big USD in the US then retiring...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dustodust
Millenium Plating is a good choice to get...

Millenium Plating is a good choice to get cylinders done and matched with new pistons
http://www.mt-llc.com/

measure your barrels for taper and out of round
also:
whoever does the head should...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By Dustodust
after confirming that there is not a short in the...

after confirming that there is not a short in the brake light wiring,( if it also blows the fuse when the rear brake is hit) it could be a short from the subframe back
if no
it could be the switch...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,400
Posted By Dustodust
I was thinking about moving over there just...

I was thinking about moving over there just because I can get a new plated two stroke ktm 300xcw and ride Gifford Pichot singletrack until I drop :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,400
Posted By Dustodust
Wow nice ! Im in love with you:wink: I had to...

Wow nice !
Im in love with you:wink:
I had to work today
wish I was riding with you instead
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 93,748
Posted By Dustodust
I think you are onto something there ... in...

I think you are onto something there ...
in fact apples are very much similar to Oranges,.....
but the oranges do roll straighter :lol3

keeping in mind that the concept of "Off Road" in the UK...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Dustodust
Good Job !:clap If I still had a garage...

Good Job !:clap

If I still had a garage space I would fabricate a heat resistant carbon fiber cold air intake like I did for the FCR carbs
I used HTR resin
easy to do because it doesnt have to...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 93,748
Posted By Dustodust
Pissed another V-strom knock off KTM has gone gay ...

another V-strom knock off
KTM has gone gay
turned their backs on the on-off road adventure concept
GayTM
street riding is what it is but may as well be in a car IMO
the Adventure name has been...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,022
Posted By Dustodust
Id have to say the 2007 12GS I bought new the...

Id have to say the 2007 12GS I bought new
the more I rode it, the more I realized I was going to destroy it into little bits.
It just wont hold up to desert whoops all day, or gravel washboard or...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Dustodust
that is your opinion went to the thread and it...

that is your opinion
went to the thread and it has info i already know
and I never mentioned anything about installing in parallel
I was talking about a super light totally isolated emergency...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Dustodust
OK Im out nothing to see here I was hoping for...

OK Im out nothing to see here
I was hoping for a unique innovation
I can get a battery isolator at any farm supply or auto parts store
appears to be more chinese knock off junk and the OP never...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Dustodust
I would like to have a second battery in place,...

I would like to have a second battery in place, the standard lead Acid main battery and a lightweight Shorai, the Lifpo will only be used for emergency starting
which would require a smart battery...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Dustodust
So to clarify, I presume that the purpose of this...

So to clarify, I presume that the purpose of this device is to protect a LifPo/Lithium Ion or Lithium Iron battery like the Shorai .

the concept is one I have thought of long ago and wonder why it...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By Dustodust
there is a significant amount of flotation in the...

there is a significant amount of flotation in the float to overcome G-force and shock likely to be encountered up to and exceeding a G-shock like a supercross jump. In addition to flotation, a spring...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Dustodust
sounds like you want : KTM part # 53 HOSE...

sounds like you want :

KTM part # 53 HOSE CONNECTOR
60031013000 2 $70.63 $48.29

maybe try Sommer :
http://www.produkte24.com/cy/ktm-sommer-948/

Or just put yours on their loaner
then...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Dustodust
sure is lot of us 950s in portland :freaky i...

sure is lot of us 950s in portland :freaky

i always though that it was running rich, burning oil, or anti freeze that melts cats and will smell like rotten eggs on the way out
and that they are...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Dustodust
Konflict does good work ...

Konflict does good work
http://www.konflictmotorsports.com/
reasonably prices too
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dustodust
Ah yes ! love to smell the flowers at 7.8...

Ah yes !
love to smell the flowers
at 7.8 cents per mile on the old mule vs 97 cents per mile in the first 20,000 miles for the 1190
$7.80 per 100 miles vs $97.00 per 100 miles
reminds me why...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dustodust
same if the intake screen get clogged and if...

same if the intake screen get clogged
and if the intake grommet at the suction pipe out of the tank leaks it will suck air but not leak much oil

However, my 04 motor did have the hideous cam...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Dustodust
If you do call Sucky-doh direct to order a cover...

If you do call Sucky-doh direct to order a cover be sure to have the exact part number and description and have your credit card in hand
they are a supply warehouse and the "customer service" reps...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Dustodust
uH oh THE PARTS FISH is saying that ktm is out...

uH oh
THE PARTS FISH is saying that ktm is out of rear diaphragm covers already :eek1

maybe try Sucdoh http://www.sudco.com/

http://142.0.244.174/shoponline/catalog/2005%2F05600311%2Egif
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dustodust
check under the alternator cover they have been...

check under the alternator cover
they have been known to come loose

you can use a piece of tubing like a stethescope to try and pinpoint where its coming from
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,972
Posted By Dustodust
that is how we used to lower our 1964 Impalas...

that is how we used to lower our 1964 Impalas .....jar of Reds and a torch to the springs, dingleballs on the headliner, ready to cruise the boulevard :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,972
Posted By Dustodust
Bobber concept sign of the times that these...

Bobber concept
sign of the times that these 950's are getting near disposable status :rofl

somebody get me a torch and a rattlecan !
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dustodust
I had an Adventure bike way before they were cool...

I had an Adventure bike way before they were cool in 1978. I put YZ forks, dirt shocks and knobbies on a 72 Yamaha 650
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By Dustodust
Low fender is a must go too first thing I threw...

Low fender is a must go too first thing I threw off, mud can get packed in there and locks up the front wheel
its ugly

In about 75 I sold a 68 450 Honda to a buddy and he hit the front of a car...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By Dustodust
I agree, ......you must be a finisher

I agree,
......you must be a finisher
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By Dustodust
No intent to affect your choice of contractors...

No intent to affect your choice of contractors because he could be top notch, however the information about allowing water to escape in order to cure is simply not true. In fact it is the opposite....
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Dustodust
In an emergency campsite or trailside repair a...

In an emergency campsite or trailside repair a quarter coin fits very well and seals nicely with a little silicone or JB weld
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,038
Posted By Dustodust
any reports on mileage of the E-10 on a 950 ? ...

any reports on mileage of the E-10 on a 950 ?

does it compare to the Mefo SE or Heidi K-60 ?
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By Dustodust
I am also into structural concrete construction...

I am also into structural concrete construction like Steverino, currently working on a 175 million concrete building project as primary concrete/rebar special inspector this one has 250,000 cyds...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,162
Posted By Dustodust
Have these gotten any better since Harden put...

Have these gotten any better since Harden put them on ?
I went to the one in Mammoth in 2007 and it was fun but hardly worth the $350 entry fee
except it was worth it just to ride right behind...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,578
Posted By Dustodust
KTM makes it's seats less comfortable than a bus...

KTM makes it's seats less comfortable than a bus stop bench for a reason ......

because you are supposed to ride standing up

......and they are the aftermarket industry's best friend
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,214
Posted By Dustodust
1190's should be moved to G-Spot ....after all...

1190's should be moved to G-Spot ....after all it's where KTM put them/us :rofl

(after all, the beer bottle opener in the tool kit has been superceded by a corkscrew)

I was on my experienced...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dustodust
I can always tell when its time for an oil change...

I can always tell when its time for an oil change when the clutch starts to get draggy in gear warmed up. Sure enough when I check the mileage there it is . goes away when fresh.

Changing the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By Dustodust
the Sun rims are soft as butter off the counter ...

the Sun rims are soft as butter off the counter
Takasago excell is soft as butter just out of the fridge,
IMO a wasted effort if doing all that, for a few bucks more you can get a decent rim
...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,208
Posted By Dustodust
you can plush up the initial stroke for trail...

you can plush up the initial stroke for trail riding easily by just shuffling shims in the base valve
beyond that it gets more complicated
controlling the ride height with springs is the right...
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