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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
I still dig it. Plus I think it ties in well with...

I still dig it. Plus I think it ties in well with the Rev'It branding and style they portray.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
Only you and probably my father (also a...

Only you and probably my father (also a machinist) would be more concerned about Phillips head vs. Torx/Allen than pulling metal out of bone...:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
Of course! The English have a very strong beer...

Of course! The English have a very strong beer culture as well. Plus the English slurred where I live sounds like a bar in Berlin with a 9 drink minimum. :rofl







Is it spring yet? The...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-10-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
I really believe that there is a correlation...

I really believe that there is a correlation between the way the Germanic languages sound and the fact that the Germanic people have beer cultures.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-03-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
Sorry, I'm currently on month 6 of studying for...

Sorry, I'm currently on month 6 of studying for the bar exam and I think it might be taking it's toll.




:gun2 :kboom :hung
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-03-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
No kidding. Want Bud Light? Here, try a Stella...

No kidding. Want Bud Light? Here, try a Stella Artois instead. They now come in 14.9 oz cans (yes I checked smart ass) for your convenience. My rule of thumb is if I can't pronounce the name because...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-27-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
:baldy Didn't you hear the news? Bud...

:baldy


Didn't you hear the news? Bud light is now doing mini cans.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
This thing is going to be sick. I saw your...

This thing is going to be sick. I saw your Instragram exhaust photo with the empty Red Bull beside it. When Rev'It is done with this build they need to buy and mod my RC8 to advertise their track...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
Four 8 oz. cans = 32 oz. You have to...

Four 8 oz. cans = 32 oz.

You have to remember that where I'm from a case of Bud Light and a bug zapper is quality entertainment. Yuppies drink out of glass bottles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,105
Posted By Katoom119
That's what I had to do. Two extensions on two...

That's what I had to do. Two extensions on two swivel sockets after moving the radiator forward.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-23-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
No kidding. Best beer I've ever had was in...

No kidding. Best beer I've ever had was in Germany. I want to hit the bier gardens next time I'm there.

Here you go, this one holds 31 oz....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-23-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
You need a mug like mine. Guy up in Erwin makes...

You need a mug like mine. Guy up in Erwin makes them at his studio. It'll hold 36 oz.


Translation for the Metric System folks: Big damn mug that'll hold 4 beers.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
Why don't you all just get those off-road wagons...

Why don't you all just get those off-road wagons with the big rubber tires on them? It'll fit 1-3 people depending on how cozy they want to get.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
And a first aid kit. You know, just in case.

And a first aid kit. You know, just in case.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
How many you want? They'll bolt together with...

How many you want? They'll bolt together with Chicago screws through the eyelets.

I've made mag carriers for IDPA matches that hold three pistol magazines and just clip onto your belt. I could...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
Yeah finally got back to the Volunteer State....

Yeah finally got back to the Volunteer State. I'll size it off of the previous mugs, maybe even make a little cut out for the handle. :deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 67,101
Posted By Katoom119
In. Based on comments like...

In.






Based on comments like this I'm really thinking about making a bunch of these and selling them after the booze starts flowing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
It's impressive to see someone who is that good...

It's impressive to see someone who is that good with fab. I watched Jesse James on TV one time demonstrate annealing and working on the English wheel. Say what you will about him but from a craftsman...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
Might I recommend something to showcase their...

Might I recommend something to showcase their track leathers...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/31/ecd1f78...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/31/ecd1f78f47acffa9b03be083640f754b.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
Paint it pink. :hide I'll be happy to...

Paint it pink. :hide


I'll be happy to test ride it for you.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
I've had a SE, put the Safari tank on it, ridden...

I've had a SE, put the Safari tank on it, ridden interstate and singletrack with it...

I have a 990, put the Safari tanks on it, ridden interstate and single track with it...

Put a set of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 86,712
Posted By Katoom119
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,995
Posted By Katoom119
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-05-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 75,746
Posted By Katoom119
This is a good problem to have.

This is a good problem to have.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,331
Posted By Katoom119
Depends on your definition of dirt roads. If...

Depends on your definition of dirt roads.

If it's a smooth, packed dirt road then I'd say go for it as she sits. As you add mud/loam into the mix the bike will still function if you're not afraid...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,937
Views: 2,606,492
Posted By Katoom119
Tried it. Course I was using the stock washer...

Tried it. Course I was using the stock washer that came with the bike originally and that was 6 years, 20,000 miles, and about half a dozen oil changes ago. :lol3

I finally put a new one one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By Katoom119
My dad and I both had/have 08 models. His was...

My dad and I both had/have 08 models. His was butter smooth and mine had a bit of a fueling hitch. Now that you have easy access to TuneBoy and TuneECU I'd buy another one without a second thought. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11,937
Views: 2,606,492
Posted By Katoom119
I built this one and ordered the parts listed...

I built this one and ordered the parts listed somewhere in the ether. I have a feeling there were supposed to be o-rings or something. Most likely scenario is I just screwed it up.:lol3



Pay...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11,937
Views: 2,606,492
Posted By Katoom119
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/13/8773107...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/13/87731073a101935e14889030293eeaf5.jpg

Took this thing off. Got tired of it leaking. Made me feel like I owned a Harley.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 444,382
Posted By Katoom119
And it only took 5 years! :hide :lol3 In that...

And it only took 5 years! :hide :lol3 In that length of time I've gotten married, finished my Master's,and my JD. Whatever you do don't ever try to restore a car.

I don't know what else you could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 444,382
Posted By Katoom119
I've seen pictures. Friggin' killer....

I've seen pictures. Friggin' killer....
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,484
Posted By Katoom119
I don't Facebook so its a combination of Twitter...

I don't Facebook so its a combination of Twitter and ADVRider. Loving the report. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,162
Posted By Katoom119
The $1200 was for the belts, valve check,...

The $1200 was for the belts, valve check, complete fluids change, and labor in East Tennessee. Granted we could have done everything save for the valves but we just flat out didn't have time. When...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 444,382
Posted By Katoom119
Seeing as how I'm now in the land of the working...

Seeing as how I'm now in the land of the working I can't make it to Taos but I do have a few friends headed down that way. One is a GNCC B racer so I think I might see if I can get him on your 990 to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,162
Posted By Katoom119
Interesting.... I don't even remember where mine...

Interesting.... I don't even remember where mine is...

$7500 for the bike with upgrades, yes, but you also have new belts don't you? That's a $1200 service best I can remember.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,162
Posted By Katoom119
Seeing as how I have an 04 999s I'm interested in...

Seeing as how I have an 04 999s I'm interested in the no cut frame sliders.

I've ridden damn near everything you can on the track: motard, 600, inline 1000, big bang 1000, RC8, 999s, etc. and to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By Katoom119
If it's like mine was originally it runs off the...

If it's like mine was originally it runs off the front ABS ring and you just trace it back up under the headlight assembly. It's been a while but best I remember it's an unplug old/plug in new type...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By Katoom119
http://zx6r.com/attachments/zx6r/546d1208267917-oi...

http://zx6r.com/attachments/zx6r/546d1208267917-oil-drain-plug-predrilled-safety-wire-bolt-holes.jpg

Drill the bolt out like this then just find some other piece of metal to loop it around or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,643
Posted By Katoom119
Francois and Meghan over at Dual Sport Touring...

Francois and Meghan over at Dual Sport Touring tested the Ride on before they started selling it. The story they told me was they did a desert ride and when they changed the tires found all these...
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