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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,605
Posted By Triwi
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_phot...

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_0201.jpg

Push red button to disconnect on the fly. Enables at next engine start.
cheers
Triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,837
Posted By Triwi
Portman, Vibration has never been a concern on...

Portman,
Vibration has never been a concern on either the 08 or 010. The 010 'rumbles' in that v twin way perhaps a bit more.
The fuelling is much more stable on the 010 and doesnt wander off with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,837
Posted By Triwi
Traded my 08 on an 010 about six months ago ...

Traded my 08 on an 010 about six months ago

Differences are subtle but are definite improvements.
Motor is smoother with far less jerkiness between the off on transition.
Fuel economy is more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,837
Posted By Triwi
Traded my 08 on an 010 about 6 months ago.

Traded my 08 on an 010 about 6 months ago.
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 59,923
Posted By Triwi
My buying experience confirms the comments above....

My buying experience confirms the comments above. Dont do it as not worth the wear and tear on nerves. Will the lights turn up? Will my email, pm, message be responded to? Sometimes yes most times...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Triwi
And another thought. Spent many hours going thru...

And another thought. Spent many hours going thru a similar routine and finally had the brain to check the verniers. After a trip to the tool shop and a new pair the problem miraculously sorted...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 59,923
Posted By Triwi
Jake, Thankyou for the response. Am delighted...

Jake,
Thankyou for the response. Am delighted that the lights are on the way and grateful for the positive comment from both bikyto and Edgear that supported you and soothed my negative thoughts....
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 59,923
Posted By Triwi
The thread's gone dead. No response from anyone....

The thread's gone dead. No response from anyone. Have I been hoaxed? If so I've been well and truly taken in. The lights looked pretty good to me.
Or maybe Dustjunkie is out riding or something. ...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 59,923
Posted By Triwi
Delivery Update Needed

Hi Jake/Dustjunkie
Am concerned that I am not getting responses from you, as follows.

30th August a payment was sent to you via the Vagabond site and Paypal for your excellent looking lights.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Triwi
And if you dont want to use the flasher. ...

And if you dont want to use the flasher.

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_0201.jpg

cheers
triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,459
Posted By Triwi
Black above dash zinc below. Orderred off the TT...

Black above dash zinc below. Orderred off the TT website as 09/10 and certainly different to the offset 08 and earlier one.
Triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,459
Posted By Triwi
Not with you on this. My Touratech mount is as...

Not with you on this. My Touratech mount is as shown ie for 2010 and rubbers are clearly visible in your linked fotos. Adjusting the spacers gives a firm fit on the edge of the dash. I suspect...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,459
Posted By Triwi
Another trick is to alter the length of the...

Another trick is to alter the length of the spacers so that when tightening the Touratech mount the rubbers are in tension with the top of the dash. Both my 08 and now 2010 had incorrect length...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,618
Posted By Triwi
and another one

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_2424.jpg

Was thinking about the threaded holes on footrest and came up with this. 2 x 1.5 litre bottles. Alu tank 5 litres. Connected same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,067
Posted By Triwi
JMJ Check out Dalby Moto in from Brisbane....

JMJ
Check out Dalby Moto in from Brisbane. http://www.dalbymoto.com.au/
I use their light weight frames designed for the Andystrapz bags but would work with any throw over system where the seat...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 06-15-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By Triwi
Thankyou, thankyou BurnieM Triwi

Thankyou, thankyou BurnieM
Triwi
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 06-15-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By Triwi
Mapsource shock

With a tour in Oz coming up thought I would update from City Nav v7 to City Navigator NT. The local agent (MapWorld in Christchurch) advised that NT was only available on SD (and miniSD) not on CD...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,791
Posted By Triwi
Using the 2 threaded holes on the back of the...

Using the 2 threaded holes on the back of the passenger footrests - 2 by 1.5 litre bottles are secure and out of the way.http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_2424.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Triwi
Here you go. Easy permanent and foolproof. ...

Here you go. Easy permanent and foolproof.
cheers
triwi
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=353782
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By Triwi
Footpeg Fuel - another way

A lazy Saturday and the TIG welder. Another 3 litres to go with the 5.5 in the ally tank. 28l overall. Should be enough.
Cheers...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,258
Posted By Triwi
This might help

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384995
cheers
Triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 39,795
Posted By Triwi
More 1 from 2

Try this http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384995
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,591
Posted By Triwi
From the Kiwi guy. Talk to Mark at Neptune. He...

From the Kiwi guy. Talk to Mark at Neptune. He did a top job for me. Have a look at http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384995 for my setup
cheers
Triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
All Ive done is replace the heavy muffler with a...

All Ive done is replace the heavy muffler with a small fuel tank which when full is only marginally heavier. Also have been careful to keep weight in front of axle as much as I could. First ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
Because I didnt post the muffler side ...

Because I didnt post the muffler side

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_2115.jpg
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w153/triwi_photo/IMG_2109.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
gbx2001 Yep its a Scottoiler. Its the 4th unit...

gbx2001
Yep its a Scottoiler. Its the 4th unit I have fitted to a bike so thats my testimonial I guess.
Plus - About 2 chain adjustments for life of chain. Chain stays clean (as long as scott oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
NCWMike - the orange plastic are standard KTM...

NCWMike - the orange plastic are standard KTM frame protectors and were easilt obtainable.
gbx2001 - yes I have followed posts on ADV re converting the standard LH muffler but if I ever trade the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
and more

and more
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
2 from 1

and more
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,418
Posted By Triwi
1 from 2 plus aux. tank,downunder style

Its been a long wet winter so after much viewing of O. Crush and subsequent pondering had a nice talk to the man from Neptune Mufflers. He built the muffler and collector and I mocked up then had the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
and at your thumb

and at your thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
On the go instant deactivation. No stop no delay ...

On the go instant deactivation. No stop no delay
triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
and again

and again
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
Finally talked to Autosparky who is local Bosch...

Finally talked to Autosparky who is local Bosch and ABS expert and did the following after being initially motivated by this thread. Linked a wire each into both wires of rear ABS circuit at the plug...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,368
Posted By Triwi
No room under seat with ABS so after much...

No room under seat with ABS so after much thinking and trying settled on this position. Visible, easy fill (just lift shock adjuster lever) easy adjust.
cheers
Triwi (downunder)
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 249,070
Posted By Triwi
Deep Downunder in the Hunter Valley South Island...

Deep Downunder in the Hunter Valley South Island NZ.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,164
Posted By Triwi
Trying to add a photo Triwi

Trying to add a photo
Triwi
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,164
Posted By Triwi
Just a thought but try measuring (with bike on...

Just a thought but try measuring (with bike on stand) perpendicular from ground to centre of bolt. 333mm is result on my 08 990.
Anyway have since removed 20mm from stand legs which gives an easier...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
Thanks Roeleke and Rgmax. I'm sitting here...

Thanks Roeleke and Rgmax. I'm sitting here pondering 'Why didnt I think of that?'
Will have a play with wires and fuses and see if I can get a button somewhere near my left hand.
cheers from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,429
Posted By Triwi
Flexing my ABS

Does anyone else share my irritation with the switchable ABS? Changing from seal to dirt I prefer to switch off the ABS -

If I wish to stabilise the bike when entering, say, thick gravel a dab of...
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