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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By tacosupreme
I have an LC-1 wideband gauge with data logging. ...

I have an LC-1 wideband gauge with data logging. If you have the stock tune and remove the factory cans for something that breaths better, AFR goes rich, not lean. If you pull the snorkel off the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By tacosupreme
You should gut the cats, or better yet get...

You should gut the cats, or better yet get aftermarket cans. The akro map will work fine, and I believe you can also download a map for free on the rottweiller site. In my experience, anytime you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By tacosupreme
Did you check your ignition wires? They can...

Did you check your ignition wires? They can cause some weird faults. The blue flames could be raw fuel in the pipes from wicking the throttle when it was coasting to a stop maybe?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By tacosupreme
I completely agree with that. Most narrowband...

I completely agree with that. Most narrowband sensors vary between 0V (15:1 or so) and 1V (13.5:1 or so). All the dongle does is simulate that voltage and the ECU chooses the corresponding cell in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By tacosupreme
Works fine on my 2012. What years have the same...

Works fine on my 2012. What years have the same cam? I thought it was 2008-present 990's. (EDIT: I looked it up in the HOW. 2008+ 990's got the superduke pistons and cam, so those maps will work...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By tacosupreme
http://www.tuneecu.com/Tunes_in_Hex_and_dat/All_Tu...

http://www.tuneecu.com/Tunes_in_Hex_and_dat/All_Tunes_sorted_by_model/KTM/990%20Adventure/Power-TrippKTM990advAKRA.zip
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,704
Posted By tacosupreme
Funny, I have the same experience with the 908. ...

Funny, I have the same experience with the 908. It's not a tank slapper, but a steady rythmic swing of the bars right around the triple digit mark. It seems to go away above 110 mph. Mine is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,831
Posted By tacosupreme
I was in the woods during a fairly heavy wind...

I was in the woods during a fairly heavy wind storm, 40+ mph gusts. A nearby tree came down, and while inspecting the damage found this. Weird.
People stuff doesn't freak me out nearly as much as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,870
Posted By tacosupreme
Use the bikes weight to pop it up on the stand. ...

Use the bikes weight to pop it up on the stand. Grab the bars by the grips, roll it backwards while lightly pressing down on the center stand. It will cam right up on the stand. I can do it in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,429
Posted By tacosupreme
I spent some years in the Army and trained...

I spent some years in the Army and trained hundreds of city people how to read a map. Grab a map of where you are sitting right now. Turn on your GPS and go to the screen with your location and all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By tacosupreme
None of them are uncontrollable. We all like to...

None of them are uncontrollable. We all like to talk like these are the baddest king kong bikes on earth, but the LC8 is very tame. Even a well tuned example would be lucky to put 100hp to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By tacosupreme
I think I saw that bike at Ridenow? I'm just...

I think I saw that bike at Ridenow? I'm just down the road in Pendleton if you want to go roost some gravel sometime.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By tacosupreme
Ease of maintenance sucks on the adventure. ...

Ease of maintenance sucks on the adventure. Slightly less sucky on the SE, and the 690 is the easiest to work on out of the three. All 3 are easy to find factory parts for, with the adventure...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,429
Posted By tacosupreme
All of this is true. I will also add that the...

All of this is true. I will also add that the orientation of the spur road marker denote if it connects to another road. If it is perpendicular to the spur road, it comes (or came) out somewhere,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 8,379,588
Posted By tacosupreme
That would be an awesome set up with a Christina...

That would be an awesome set up with a Christina AWD conversion!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,487
Posted By tacosupreme
I'm in Pendleton (NE Oregon) if you need a pit...

I'm in Pendleton (NE Oregon) if you need a pit stop in this part of the state.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By tacosupreme
Seneca, Or Oyster feed 16 May

https://www.tacomaworld.com/p/data/bc/a0489e44/687474703a2f2f7777772e6f7265676f6e70686f746f732e636f6d2f5265736f75726365732f53656e65636e612d4265617256616c6c65792d746f776e2e6a7067.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By tacosupreme
They also fit nicely in a bow case- ...

They also fit nicely in a bow case-

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e144/woodlogan/4D2A3381-22A1-4163-8A8B-7340DCB71821_zpsf0b8ktfu.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By tacosupreme
Another vote for Konflict. If you are honest on...

Another vote for Konflict. If you are honest on the rider form the shocks will come back and do what you want them to. I've been riding with some younger dudes on two strokes and 450's lately......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By tacosupreme
Oh man you don't want to live in Mattress. ...

Oh man you don't want to live in Mattress. Unless you really like meth heads. Another vote for Prinetucky.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,717
Posted By tacosupreme
I was out there last weekend and saw the google...

I was out there last weekend and saw the google car driving around,(so you could all see what it looks like) but it appears the latest "street view" is from 2008. I wonder how long it takes them to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,436
Posted By tacosupreme
Agreed. My 990 changed my life. I wish I would...

Agreed. My 990 changed my life. I wish I would have bought one years ago!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,338
Posted By tacosupreme
I think earlier versions of tune ecu allowed you...

I think earlier versions of tune ecu allowed you to change the year code on your bikes vin to delete the code that "looked for" the immobilizer. It is my understanding tunecu has since closed this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By tacosupreme
I was thinking the same thing. Either A) give...

I was thinking the same thing. Either A) give the dude a full refund, fix the bike, and sell it to someone else, or B) let the new owner experience the joys of owning a KTM himself. It would be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 57,133
Posted By tacosupreme
I think it all comes down to riding style. I did...

I think it all comes down to riding style. I did a ride with a CRF250 and a KX250 last weekend on the 990. What surprised me was that I was in the lead in all but the most gnarly rock sections,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,723
Posted By tacosupreme
I saw a thread on deleting the ABS, and have...

I saw a thread on deleting the ABS, and have considered it on my bike, but I'm kind of getting used to it now.

Get a cable and tune that sucker. I like the powertripp maps as a base point, as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,736,675
Posted By tacosupreme
I drilled mine on a new bike that had only been...

I drilled mine on a new bike that had only been ridden a couple hundred miles in dry weather. It was full of water. Use anti-seize on the adjusters.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,386
Posted By tacosupreme
I don't think it's that bad, I kind of like the...

I don't think it's that bad, I kind of like the 908 in the corners. It seems like it's going to let loose and kill you, then the knobs in the chicken strip bite in and it's fine. That transition...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,894
Posted By tacosupreme
Spring rate doesn't effect bottoming much. ...

Spring rate doesn't effect bottoming much. Spring rate changes ride height (aka race sag). Valving changes how fast (or how easily) the forks compress. Try adjusting in some more compression. If...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By tacosupreme
There is one under your seat in the factory tool...

There is one under your seat in the factory tool kit. Use the 12mm wrench on the L allen as leverage.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,785
Posted By tacosupreme
Agreed, tube type doesn't seem to matter much. I...

Agreed, tube type doesn't seem to matter much. I would say that terrain has a lot to do with it, when I lived in Barstow my record was 9 (nine!) flats in one summer, and a couple of rims destroyed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9,050
Views: 585,342
Posted By tacosupreme
When I was a kid I visited the operation when it...

When I was a kid I visited the operation when it was still half way running. We got a quart jar full of mercury from old man Tooley to use in processing black sands from gold mining concentrates. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,799
Posted By tacosupreme
at :14 it looks like you might have squeeked the...

at :14 it looks like you might have squeeked the paint line with the front tire a little? Thanks for posting this. I know I push my bike too hard (we all do, or we'd be riding some girly scooters)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,152
Posted By tacosupreme
I always carry. Bears, lions, and now wolves all...

I always carry. Bears, lions, and now wolves all over the Blue's. I try to be bear smart in the woods, and leave them alone if they leave me alone, but sometimes the bastards have been yogi bearin'...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By tacosupreme
Look, I just want a tire that hooks up like a...

Look, I just want a tire that hooks up like a paddle tire in the sand, mud, and snow but corners like Battlax race slick on the road and lasts at least 10,000 miles. Is that so much to ask? :roflMy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By tacosupreme
How long do they last and how wide is your rim?

How long do they last and how wide is your rim?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,767
Posted By tacosupreme
I will eventually get new rims, but this set...

I will eventually get new rims, but this set doesn't have enough smilies or dents to justify it yet. I tried to order a Mefo Super Explorer in 150, but they are really hard to find in stock right...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By tacosupreme
Here is where you look for the broken wires-...

Here is where you look for the broken wires- http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958280

I would agree the TPS might need adjusted. The built in search on this site blows, so I use...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,767
Posted By tacosupreme
I read every thread I could find on them with my...

I read every thread I could find on them with my google-fu, and that is exactly the kind of feedback I'm looking for! Thank you.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,767
Posted By tacosupreme
I have searched until my eyes bled about this...

I have searched until my eyes bled about this subject. The consensus seems to be that the "safety sam" riders refuse to consider a 140 on the 4.25" Adv rim, while the dirt dogs mount them up but...
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