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Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,135
Posted By Goss
I had a 2010 GSA for a few years. I also have a...

I had a 2010 GSA for a few years. I also have a KTM ADV 950S. The Multi was never targeted for off roading for me. It handles great and tours pretty good for one up. It is a completely different bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 790,652
Posted By Goss
He has a thread over in the trip section that he...

He has a thread over in the trip section that he started when he began that odyssey.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,379
Posted By Goss
Look at the arms which is nothing like an EXC...

Look at the arms which is nothing like an EXC compared to the models I am referencing. Agree about no linkage for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,379
Posted By Goss
The 950/990's, 690RR's and the first gen 450RR's...

The 950/990's, 690RR's and the first gen 450RR's share this "design" of swing arm. Looks like the new 450RR too.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,626
Posted By Goss
Could that rear metal subframe be a clue that...

Could that rear metal subframe be a clue that perhaps this is the new 690 Adventure test mule ?

There appears to be fuel cap just behind the top triple.

Let the rumors fly.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,379
Posted By Goss
The big photo on the Visordown website has some...

The big photo on the Visordown website has some good detail. The swingarm is appears to be the 690RR version or very similar. Exhaust layout like the 450RR except on the opposite side.

This could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,016
Posted By Goss
I found my old clutch rod in the bag the new part...

I found my old clutch rod in the bag the new part came in. The new part number I purchased was 60032054400.

If I remember correctly which is no guarantee it seems like I recall there were possibly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,016
Posted By Goss
My 950S is the 03/04 first year model and I have...

My 950S is the 03/04 first year model and I have the EVO slave and did replace the push rod with the new solid one without touching anything else and it works just fine so given that I suspect your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,108
Posted By Goss
In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road...

In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road competition only bike. The crux is how a U.S. RR owner imported the bike. If they did not have the EPA/DOT cert performed at the time of entry into the U.S....
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,108
Posted By Goss
Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or...

Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or simply buying a 450 / 690 RR.

My search efforts turned up a few 690RR's in Europe for sale. To purchase and get them back here then rebuild to new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,217
Posted By Goss
The TSB was only for adding washers and re...

The TSB was only for adding washers and re torquing if I remember correctly. Pretty sure a head gasket replacement was not part of that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,217
Posted By Goss
You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D....

You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D. Check your rear rim, is it a 4.25"??

The early USA 04's were the orange S model w/ black rims and the silver standard w/silver rims. These were 03'...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,064
Posted By Goss
+1 No shots of it in front of Starbucks at...

+1

No shots of it in front of Starbucks at least.:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,064
Posted By Goss
Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess...

Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess this is a "life style" model:evil

http://www.ktmimages.com/download/image/100081/view
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By Goss
With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure...

With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure showing it would be cool if KTM finally got off their rear and built this for the public. 701 - 702 whatever it takes just build us a single cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Goss
Damn Sweet ! Been thinking about such a bike...

Damn Sweet !

Been thinking about such a bike for a while. Congrats on an excellent build !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Goss
My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can...

My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can spray bedliner material. Stuff has been on there since 2012 and still no bubbles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,247
Posted By Goss
Yes Yes Yes I found a 690RR with 3...

Yes
Yes
Yes

I found a 690RR with 3 rallys under its belt owned by a U.S. rider but the bike was in the UK. Price was $18k approximately and it needed some TLC. Conversed with Lyndon our resident...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,247
Posted By Goss
Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that...

Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that thread a number of times in my search for a thumper Adv ride. While I would not part with my 950S to obtain such a bike if I had to have only one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Goss
North of where they are is Cycle Town South in...

North of where they are is Cycle Town South in Lancaster, Texas. One of the best KTM dealers around. Curtis White is the owner. Have them at least call the dealership. They will know if there is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,711
Posted By Goss
Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their...

Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their water craft. Perhaps this is where it is coming from ?
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,135
Posted By Goss
+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my...

+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my gear so they could set the pre-load via the fork caps as Pampero mentions. I backed them off slightly after some hours of break in.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,400
Posted By Goss
I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11...

I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11 years. Sold it in 2012. Was a sad day as this entire area is truly some of the best riding I have experienced. Truly a great area to visit on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,039
Posted By Goss
The only difficult thing about the WRT on a...

The only difficult thing about the WRT on a bigger bike is the sand. Learn to navigate that with some confidence and it will be enjoyable.

My ride was my KTM 950S.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,917
Posted By Goss
http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/...

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/i-pTD9m2h-L.jpg

Wow what a blast from the past for sure. Sold like it was in the photo. SS front brake lines, Yamaha Performance air cleaner,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 24,220
Posted By Goss
Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that...

Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that bike. The Termi half system is basically the muffler that Bootlace is showing on his bike. I have a 2007 999S with the Termi can on it as well so dont...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Goss
The method I have always used since day one was...

The method I have always used since day one was from Meoni's mechanic on his Dakar 950 Rally bike. Bike on side stand and chain should be slack enough to get 3 fingers between it and bottom of swing...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By Goss
Thread on this already. ...

Thread on this already.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954716
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Goss
My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after...

My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after sitting a while. I find that I have to bleed from both calipers to get a firm lever.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,254
Posted By Goss
This may sound like a stupid question but when...

This may sound like a stupid question but when you tried the 14mm wrench on the crank did you put the tranny in neutral ? Just thinking if the tranny did what joejinky mentioned it would not let the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By Goss
So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it...

So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it has been years since I owned a Ducati Superbike. So I did not want to plunk down $20k + and learn I no longer have that need in my life so I went...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 645,174
Posted By Goss
The sickness is in me.:D ...

The sickness is in me.:D

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-KqqKdM6/0/L/i-KqqKdM6-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19,752
Views: 2,284,311
Posted By Goss
Wicked That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need. ...

That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need.

Lyndon, how much $$ to build it again ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By Goss
Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack...

Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack system. It has a section that mounts down around the passenger peg bracket area that transfers the load to the main chromoly frame. This helps a great...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 189,521
Posted By Goss
Wicked Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas...

Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas City, MO can sell you one for sure. KTM dealer and rally race supporter He can likely answer the CA road legality. He said he has a 450 RR they supported...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,524
Posted By Goss
If you have the rack system on your bike for the...

If you have the rack system on your bike for the Gobis / Touratech side cases then loading just the tail rack should not cause an issue. The rack provides more support via the struts that extend down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,576
Posted By Goss
Wow, this is an old problem brought to light...

Wow, this is an old problem brought to light again.:loll

I use the Tyrepliers as I purchased those many years ago. 2004 to be exact. I also carry a small bottle of soapy water with me on trips....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,611
Posted By Goss
+1 on this.

+1 on this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Goss
Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link. ...

Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link.

http://www.ktmimages.com/browse/images/2355
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,373
Posted By Goss
I posted in one of the threads on this subject...

I posted in one of the threads on this subject about removing the black KTM decal and masked and applied the spray on bedliner with no clear coat. That was last year and it still looks like the day I...
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