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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Head2Wind
I would look at several things and go from there...

I would look at several things and go from there to determine if 'normal'.

COLD: Ignition on, DEAD ENGINE, TuneECU connected, TPS voltage? now turn throttle WOT, TPS voltage? Start engine and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Head2Wind
Setting the TPS _correctly_ for a given MAP can...

Setting the TPS _correctly_ for a given MAP can be really tricky and at times very frustrating because of how the TPS is mounted and also how it is secured to the TBs..... Every bike is different,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Head2Wind
In general.... most of the time... but not...

In general.... most of the time... but not always... a new clutch pack will be thicker than the used one....

The way that this clutch system is designed, a thicker clutch pack means that the push...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Head2Wind
The hoses that you have marked (and you...

The hoses that you have marked (and you disconnected) are not vacuum lines, they are vent lines for the float bowls.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,748
Posted By Head2Wind
These engines don't wear the valve stems rapidly...

These engines don't wear the valve stems rapidly because of several factors, but the major one is the 'bucket' that takes all of the lateral loads from the cam lobe sweeping across the surface during...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By Head2Wind
lightly lap all the plates, both steel and...

lightly lap all the plates, both steel and frictions in solvent with 400 wet dry paper on a flat surface, flush with solvent, soak friction plates with oil, reassemble, cold honking clutch will be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,748
Posted By Head2Wind
I call paranoid..... :lol3

I call paranoid..... :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Head2Wind
the quick answer is 'no'.... I have been...

the quick answer is 'no'.... I have been overwhelmed of late with way too much to get done in a fairly short period of time, so no time for anything new or development of 'fixes'
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By Head2Wind
The ECU pulls the 'NEG' side of the fuel pump...

The ECU pulls the 'NEG' side of the fuel pump relay LOW (to ground) to run the pump, there are 4 relays under the seat. If for whatever reason the ECU does not have all of the 'safety latches' set...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Head2Wind
Hey everyone. first off; very sorry for the...

Hey everyone.

first off; very sorry for the lack of response from ADVmachines. I am a one guy shop, and we are in the midst of moving as well as dealing with the 'end of year' BS that usually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,597
Posted By Head2Wind
Sorry for the short hand and also the error as...

Sorry for the short hand and also the error as well....

CC=Crank Case

what I ment to say:

CS= Crank Shaft.

Over running clutch: There is a one way clutch on the back of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,150
Posted By Head2Wind
I appreciate the first person critic in Scott's...

I appreciate the first person critic in Scott's response. This means he has 'been there fixed that' before..... :freaky It also, perhaps, just maybe, means that his 'online advrider handle' is a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,597
Posted By Head2Wind
then the process of elimination, if you are...

then the process of elimination, if you are confident that the solenoid is 100% OK, and the starter motor is 100% OK, is then the systems that connect the starter motor to the crankshaft....
1....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,597
Posted By Head2Wind
This fuse has ~.5% to do with the starter...

This fuse has ~.5% to do with the starter function in the context of the problem. If that fuse was faulty in any way the starter solenoid wouldn't function (engage) when the 'start' button was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By Head2Wind
Ideal settings are going to be a challenge to...

Ideal settings are going to be a challenge to define without testing. A 4-5 gas analyzer and a eddy current dyno will get you really close.... A logging wideband O2 system will help as well as 'butt...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,597
Posted By Head2Wind
It might be wise to verify that there isn't some...

It might be wise to verify that there isn't some form of a mechanical failure happening.... pull the spark plugs, remove the left side CC plug and turn the engine over by hand (lever)..... does it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By Head2Wind
I finally managed to convert this page in the...

I finally managed to convert this page in the manual to a .jpg to include in the thread...
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,860
Posted By Head2Wind
The brass color fittings are 90 degree and pivot...

The brass color fittings are 90 degree and pivot at the carb, so for my suggested configuration they would be pivoted horizontal and toward the middle of the carb assembly, then a hose connects the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By Head2Wind
Per KTM Manual: Oil system Pressure pump 􀀄...

Per KTM Manual:

Oil system
Pressure pump 􀀄 draws engine oil from oil tank 􀀅 through oil filter 􀀆 and the oil return valve 􀀇 and pumps it past the pressure relief valve 􀀈
through the oil filter 􀀉...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,860
Posted By Head2Wind
PS: like Powercell stated he had his set at .5...

PS: like Powercell stated he had his set at .5 PSI, and if that is enough to provide the required fuel flow for max effort, then as a modification to my recommendation is to say this: run as little...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,860
Posted By Head2Wind
I recommend 1.5PSI and no more. Make sure the...

I recommend 1.5PSI and no more. Make sure the float needles are 100% clean and no wear present.

3.5-4mm should be good enough to manage the fuel level as best as these carbs can.

What does the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,890
Posted By Head2Wind
What I have done in similar situations: 1....

What I have done in similar situations:

1. make sure that the socket head of the bolt is 100% clear and clean of oil or sediment.
2. make sure that the allen wrench being used is as 'fresh' as it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,150
Posted By Head2Wind
I have been told that the Coach bags are made...

I have been told that the Coach bags are made from Bull Sack :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Head2Wind
sometimes they stick to the sub-frame, did you...

sometimes they stick to the sub-frame, did you look there?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Head2Wind
If there is a high idle situation with a 990 I...

If there is a high idle situation with a 990 I would check 3 systems, one of them is the throttle cables... make sure there is a bunch of slack (for testing), if still high idle, then perform a ECU...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Head2Wind
Security system that was optional....

Security system that was optional....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Head2Wind
That right there will do it for sure... also very...

That right there will do it for sure... also very lucky it did not completely let the smoke out and do worse things (flame).

If you have some down time, it may be wise to pull the alt cover and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Head2Wind
clutch slave piston is not retracting 100%...

clutch slave piston is not retracting 100% therefore applying disconnecting pressure to the 'pressure plate', which will not allow the booster to boost either...

Try loosening both of the clutch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,150
Posted By Head2Wind
I personally like the 'let's reconsider the...

I personally like the 'let's reconsider the visual design based upon these criteria', I enjoy the visual and mechanical photographic and written journey that Sakurama is sharing, from concept to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,150
Posted By Head2Wind
:freaky Again with the 'this one goes to...

:freaky

Again with the 'this one goes to 11'.... :lol3

Excellent work everyone!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
I called Galfer again today and for complete...

I called Galfer again today and for complete clarity regarding the fit of Galfer Floating wave rotors to the 950 as well as the 990......

There are different PNs, so the Galfer rotor intended for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
Fitment of the Galfer floating wave rotors are...

Fitment of the Galfer floating wave rotors are per their specifications; for both the 950 and 990 ADV, without modification of the calipers.

The free rear brake rotor/pads 'deal' is not advertised...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Head2Wind
I would go look at the connector that attaches...

I would go look at the connector that attaches the voltage regulator to the alternator (big, three wires) and ensure that it is clean and not melted. Next is the out put of the VRR (voltage...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,290
Posted By Head2Wind
I'm kinda late to the party here, but I am pretty...

I'm kinda late to the party here, but I am pretty sure that the first set you bought are not SM or SD because of how the brake caliper tabs are on the ones pictured.... the SM/SD brakes bolt in from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By Head2Wind
Its a Long Enduro :wink:

Its a Long Enduro :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
Yes, I can make this hose setup work for/with the...

Yes, I can make this hose setup work for/with the OEM M/C by changing out the fitting that is at that end of the hose assembly (90 rather than a 25).... cost is the same, just will be a different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
Temporary for fitting. The one that will be...

Temporary for fitting. The one that will be going in there has a integrated pressure switch for the brake light.




I called Galfer to make 100% sure that the sizing was correct and despite...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
Will this hose work on a OEM M/C? ...

Will this hose work on a OEM M/C? Mmmmmmmmmaybe... I will have to check.

oh, and yes, this hose replaces all of the OEM hoses, the cross over as well as the one that goes straight up and into the...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Head2Wind
1190 brake setup

I had a question presented to me: "will this work on the 1190?", the quick answer is no, these rotors will not cross over....

HOWEVER....

There is a similar deal on the 1190 rotors: Buy a front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Head2Wind
Oh, and I already own a BMW, so.... na na boo...

Oh, and I already own a BMW, so.... na na boo boo:lol3
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