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Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Speedzter
I understand wanting a new bike, but you could...

I understand wanting a new bike, but you could always rebuild what you have.
The first silver 950's in good condition will be collectable one day :wink:

Or do a 990 Carb' conversion.
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
I really don't get why people run a filter sock...

I really don't get why people run a filter sock on the prefilter.
The prefilter alone will easily handle many days riding in very dusty conditions.
The combination of filter sock and prefilter is...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Whats the major difference between the 950 and...

Whats the major difference between the 950 and 990 filters ?
I was sold a 990 paper filter by mistake once, and it appeared to fit just fine ?
Running the prefilter, I find the stock paper filter...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
I did have a few issues very early on ! I spun...

I did have a few issues very early on !
I spun the rotor on the crankshaft taper, (early bikes had no key way on the crank). A bit of lapping paste and loctite fixed that problem.

Later on the...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Get a solid one from an 03-04 model

Get a solid one from an 03-04 model
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
You could give it a hit with a heat gun, but ...

You could give it a hit with a heat gun, but have trouble keeping
Any heat in the rim, and also you don't want to loose the temper.
I've just done it cold.
Show us a pic' of the rim if you can.
...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,463
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Posted By Speedzter
I've knocked out some decent dents with wood and...

I've knocked out some decent dents with wood and a
Sledge hammer. Surprising how hard the alloy is.
There are places that will re roll the wheel.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
That would do the job for sure, but if it were...

That would do the job for sure, but if it were me, I would still like to have the display where it's easy to see while riding.
The TTO also logs the highest temp' reached.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
The problem with those units is they are designed...

The problem with those units is they are designed for a larger radiator hose, and the oil hose will be smaller.
The temperature differential of the oil cooler (in/out) is not as important as the...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
I was thinking maybe something like this: ...

I was thinking maybe something like this:
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Trail-Tech-TTO-Cylinder-Head-Temperature-Meter-14mm-Sensor-Digital-Gauge-72-ET3-/171531387348
Would be easy enough to fix to the...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
The correct place to measure the oil temp' would...

The correct place to measure the oil temp' would be in the oil tank.
Lots of ways to do it, but I would be tempted to use a TTO trail tech meter, and somehow fix the sensor on the outside of the...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
I would be surprised if it gets close to 110, it...

I would be surprised if it gets close to 110, it will be interesting to find out.
Where are you thinking of measuring the oil temp from ? Oil tank ?
The oil cooler probably won't do a lot if you...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
You could always try : ...

You could always try :
http://www.ktm950.info/how/wotf/wotf.html#tripmaster
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,463
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Posted By Speedzter
+1 on the PVC pipe seal driver. I also made up...

+1 on the PVC pipe seal driver.
I also made up a simple Pin driver for the fork caps.
Two bits of steel flat, 2mm x 10mm x 200mm or similar, join at one end, and either use two roll pins the...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
It sounds very similar to what I have experienced...

It sounds very similar to what I have experienced once or twice in very cold, damp weather.
I put it down to carb' icing, as it had all the symptoms.
There was even a carb' heater kit available...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 06:12 PM
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Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
That's actually a good thing to have if you can...

That's actually a good thing to have if you can cope with it.
They were fitted to 600/650 Honda's, and designed to return the oil to the crankcase when the engine is not running.
...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Larger custom rad', also note the oil cooler...

Larger custom rad', also note the oil cooler below the headlight.

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Emissions%20Equipment/canisterectomy/meoni_naked.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Speedzter
We all know the original colour was Silver (OK...

We all know the original colour was Silver (OK maybe a bit of orange !!)

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Meoni%20Bike/Fully%20Dressed/meoni_dakar_rally_winner_950.html
...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 03:13 AM
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Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
My guard has survived 10 years like this !! ...

My guard has survived 10 years like this !!

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b349/speedzter/Raisedguardkaroo003Medium.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
You may have a lack of oil getting to the clutch....

You may have a lack of oil getting to the clutch.
A wet plate clutch will normally have some light drag, and that will cause the wheel to spin a little when on the stand. But you say you have no...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Y-G , sounds like clutch drag, what does it do...

Y-G , sounds like clutch drag, what does it do with a few revs in neutral ?
does it want to creep forward ?
Start it on a stand with the rear wheel in the air, and see if you can easily stop the...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Another thought, check the clutch booster for...

Another thought, check the clutch booster for wear.
Does the bike have any clutch drag in neutral ?
Remove and inspect clutch pack and check for wear and hot spots, and to check if they have been...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 07:51 PM
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Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Are you planning on doing the work yourself ? ...

Are you planning on doing the work yourself ?
If not, give "Chad's off road" in Geelong a call.
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Standard height Seat concepts. It is better...

Standard height Seat concepts.
It is better than the KTM Gel seat, but not by a lot.
Probably only done a few thousand km's, maybe it needs more ?
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 01:15 AM
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Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b349/speedzter/I...

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b349/speedzter/IMG_4651800x600_zps76250aab.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2013, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Speedzter
I will be watching with interest !!

I will be watching with interest !!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,564
Posted By Speedzter
That's my thoughts exactly !

That's my thoughts exactly !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By Speedzter
The only way to fix the issue properly is to make...

The only way to fix the issue properly is to make the surface flat again.
Another quick fix would be to use a metal shim/washer on the mounting bolt holes, that would also help spread the load and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By Speedzter
It looks to me that the mounting surface (on the...

It looks to me that the mounting surface (on the tank) for the tap is not flat.
In combination with the O ring, it has stressed the casting.
Do the Safari tanks have a slight recess for the O ring ?
Forum: Australia 09-02-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Speedzter
And the relevance to the Aus' Adventure forum ?

And the relevance to the Aus' Adventure forum ?
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,766
Posted By Speedzter
If the lights are stated to run on 8.4v then be...

If the lights are stated to run on 8.4v then be very carefull if you want to run them on 12v.
To generalize and state that just because it is an LED it will run on any voltage is wrong.
The...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
I think it was about 50mm from memory, I did need...

I think it was about 50mm from memory, I did need to get a longer brake line made up as well, as the 950
line goes over the guard. :
...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
The Galfer Wave's work well, and are a bit...

The Galfer Wave's work well, and are a bit lighter.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b349/speedzter/waverotors002Medium_zps5d36639f.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Speedzter
I think I remember talking to you years ago about...

I think I remember talking to you years ago about buying a 9X0 !!
Well done !
Forum: Australia 06-19-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By Speedzter
I think the trick to bringing back a flattened...

I think the trick to bringing back a flattened battery is not to pump in to much current.
A good smart charger (CTEK etc') will bring them back to nearly as good as new.
The worst thing you can do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Speedzter
Find a Magura supplier, and replace it ! Or do...

Find a Magura supplier, and replace it !
Or do a search on Ebay for "clutch cap ktm magura"
Forum: Australia 05-24-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Technically they don't have a higher current...

Technically they don't have a higher current rating, as the FH020AA Reg/rect are rated around 30A continuous and 50A peak depending on temp.
The main benefit is reliability due to the use of Mosfet...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
It can't be the relay if you have bypassed it by...

It can't be the relay if you have bypassed it by shorting it out.
Have you checked for 12v at the relay ?
So there is no starter action at all ?
Forum: Australia 03-07-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 341,795
Posted By Speedzter
Maybe check online parts manual

Maybe check online parts manual
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,667
Posted By Speedzter
The Uni filter looks like it would give you the...

The Uni filter looks like it would give you the option to run with or without the Airbox lid .

Boulder, it might be worth starting a seperate thread on the Uni Filter.

Cheers
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