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Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,682
Posted By Doowrah
I had a Teraflex on my 625 SXC and that bike ate...

I had a Teraflex on my 625 SXC and that bike ate it! I can't imagine running one on my 990. I had a Mefo Super Explorer mounted in Moab after the fresh Scorpion was shot after the run out west from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Doowrah
Great woke up after a night of dreams involving...

Great woke up after a night of dreams involving driving off high ledges. Nice start to the day. I know I sound like a massive sissy, and probably am but I'm still unsure. I get around stuff like that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Doowrah
Yea, I intend to suck it up and do the run. It...

Yea, I intend to suck it up and do the run. It will make Kansas worth it. Any of you good folks have weather information? I have been getting my arse kicked by weather since I hit Colorado and would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Doowrah
My crackberry won't play the hulu link, probably...

My crackberry won't play the hulu link, probably a good thing! Geek that pic you posted makes my taint hurt! Good thing its a small screen or I may have fallen off my bar stool.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Doowrah
Million Dollar Highway but i hate heights!

So I'm sitting in Idaho Springs thinking of heading out in the morning for Ouray and Durango when I google some pics. Now I don't do well with heights and I guess I hadn't thought about the drop...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
Woot!!!!

The dealer came through! They found a Yamaha o-ring that fit! I get to leave this town after three long days tomorrow and get back on the road!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
Thank you so much for the o ring info! I'd be...

Thank you so much for the o ring info! I'd be very dead in the water without the help from all you outstanding people!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
Someone linked the thread with dimensions in my...

Someone linked the thread with dimensions in my Thinking Cap thread I think. Gotta find it and give it to the guys at the shop.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
I had the kit in my hand. It had the two filters...

I had the kit in my hand. It had the two filters big ring, slightly smaller ring, some much smaller rings and other odd ball small stuff. I bet they tore it.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
Arg!!!!

Just got a call from the shop. One of the o rings on the housing is torn and the kit doesn't have one, of course. He is going to try and source one locally, fingers and toes crossed.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
$$$$$

Oh hell the shop has my bike. I had intended to do the filter swap myself but I have no dry place to work on it and its shaping up do downpour again. Want to take bets on how bad I get hosed on labor?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks for the info mrbubblehead. Btw I like your...

Thanks for the info mrbubblehead. Btw I like your signature. I have been talking to the unnamed thing a lot lately.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By Doowrah
Normally at home mileage is a non issue, but I'm...

Normally at home mileage is a non issue, but I'm not looking forward to sourcing tires and the related down time that comes with it at some yet to be determined point on the road ahead of me.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
+1 on that that's the link I was after.

+1 on that that's the link I was after.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
I hope that's what I have coming. The parts lady...

I hope that's what I have coming. The parts lady was nice enough but ya never know. It cost about $113 does that sound right?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doowrah
990 Adv fuel filter install question

First off I want to thank all the inmates that helped me diagnose my problem on my "Thinking Cap Required" thread. I hope I can help some time or buy you all a beer or ten!

My filters are on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
911 thank you! I hope I don't have to take you up...

911 thank you! I hope I don't have to take you up on that but that is outstanding. That's why being an ADVer is better than having an AAA card! I'm having breakfast and waiting for the stealer to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks Matt. Did you clean them in fresh gas to...

Thanks Matt. Did you clean them in fresh gas to get you going or replace the filters? Just wondering if a gas bath will get me going if sourcing filters is a no go.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By Doowrah
I love the way they handle at speed even loaded...

I love the way they handle at speed even loaded and carving traffic at 90 mph+ on the interstate like a sport bike. I think I would have a lot more rubber left if I had done the same run at 75 mph...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Good point. All this makes me wish I could just...

Good point. All this makes me wish I could just plumb in a $10 in line filter after the pump and be done and back on the road.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks for the cavitation info. It makes perfect...

Thanks for the cavitation info. It makes perfect sense. I must have been looking right around that answer. Now I hope the local shop can lay hands on a filter set with some sort of speed. The idea of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By Doowrah
Scorpions, don't slab em with a loaded 990 Adv

I was just giving my bike a good hard look over wile killing a day in Festus Missouri waiting for the dealer to open when I noticed the rear tire. Now I have only been on the road for two days and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Got the bike down to Festus. Missouri this...

Got the bike down to Festus. Missouri this morning. Once again the bike ran ok but not great air temp was low and it didn't try to stall but has NO power. Called my home dealer the closest filter...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
I was thinking fuel filter too, but I am no...

I was thinking fuel filter too, but I am no mechanic and couldn't think of why it would be air temperature sensitive?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Sorry super tired. The shop supposedly did a by...

Sorry super tired. The shop supposedly did a by the book 15000km service. The bike acts like it is out of gas. Lack of power, surging, then the engine stalls. Restart the bike in neutral and it won't...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Oh and its not running hot, dead on four bars...

Oh and its not running hot, dead on four bars even when running like crap.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Bike is an 07 Smog in but working, can suck...

Bike is an 07

Smog in but working, can suck / blow through vent tube no problem

Tried running the bike with gas caps open, no help

10k miles full service two weeks ago

What gets me is...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By Doowrah
Fuel Starved 990 Adv Please Help!

Hi all I'm spending the night in a Super8 in Wentzville Missouri because my 990 will only run in cool temps.
Damn near killed me on I-70 today. I had been riding in the rain for a day and a half...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks for the info! That sounds like a great...

Thanks for the info! That sounds like a great start to my return rout. I am getting pumped to start the trip. I leave a month from today and my tires and highway pegs should be on my porch when I get...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks for the reply! After much casting of my...

Thanks for the reply! After much casting of my internets I figured they were custom. Very nicely done! I ordered a set of the ones I linked earlier, but after my trip I may have a fabricator friend...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Doowrah
Monkeyboy thanks for the reply. Glad to hear that...

Monkeyboy thanks for the reply. Glad to hear that the two lanes are fast out west. I was hoping to get off the interstate and at least see a bit of something on the way out. I'm used to hitting a...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Doowrah
Three weeks out of Vermont

Starting June 5th I'm slabbing to San Diego as fast as I can then to Yosemite. I have done a lot of the touristy stuff out west when I was a kid so I intend to do more sight seeing and will try to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Doowrah
I just found these. Not as solid looking as...

I just found these. Not as solid looking as rider914's setup but they come in black and look halfway sturdy.

http://http://www.rivcoproducts.com/products/home.php?cat=221
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By Doowrah
I really like this setup what brand of pegs and...

I really like this setup what brand of pegs and were can i find some?!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,480
Posted By Doowrah
I loved my HB 40L bags till now. I came back from...

I loved my HB 40L bags till now. I came back from an ugly ride that involved a get off at a washed out culvert with large rocks. On first inspection I thought the bags took it fine but when I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,004
Posted By Doowrah
+1 for the HB bars. I love to run fast on...

+1 for the HB bars.

I love to run fast on dirt and when the speeds starts heading toward 100mph its nice knowing they are on the bike. I have had the bike down on them a few times and I'm sure...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,152
Posted By Doowrah
+1 on that. I have had my '07 990 over 100 mph on...

+1 on that. I have had my '07 990 over 100 mph on dirt with Scorps and it was planted like blacktop! They are no were near a full on dirt tire but as long your not riding in hub deep pottery clay and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Doowrah
I just called the local KTM dealer about a 10k...

I just called the local KTM dealer about a 10k service with water pump rebuild and the price is $800-$1000! I know I can bring a water pump rebuild kit with me but after reading up on it I don't...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Doowrah
Thanks for the good information. I have a friend...

Thanks for the good information. I have a friend in San Diego were I will spend two days and I think I will have access to a garage so I will ship him oil and a filter and do it there. I was thinking...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Doowrah
Question about trip oil change

If I have read other threads correctly it seems like some people will skip an oil change on the lc8 bikes and just change the filter on long trips (6-10k miles). Is this the case? I am planing a ride...
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