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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,366
Posted By Brown Town
I used standard connectors from Home Depot. Can't...

I used standard connectors from Home Depot. Can't remember the size. Cut and taped the three extra wires with no issues after 5000+ miles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,020
Posted By Brown Town
I just did 4800 trouble free miles from Seattle...

I just did 4800 trouble free miles from Seattle out to Montana down the continental divide to Albuquerque and back up on my 990. Lots of off road. So sad they aren't making them anymore! :cry
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,976
Posted By Brown Town
Ah! Thank God. I thought I threw something out...

Ah! Thank God. I thought I threw something out that I might have needed!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,976
Posted By Brown Town
The two connectors on the blue towels were tucked...

The two connectors on the blue towels were tucked up front where their cables originate. They're actually routed towards the rear on the left side of the frame where they are fastened and then double...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,976
Posted By Brown Town
http://nyxart.smugmug.com/990-Adventure-Baja/i-rp8...

http://nyxart.smugmug.com/990-Adventure-Baja/i-rp8JjVK/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,976
Posted By Brown Town
Ok I just installed the UNI and it's being bent...

Ok I just installed the UNI and it's being bent back slightly by all the cables, is this normal?

Also, I found a large cable off to the left folded back on itself with two separate connectors that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brown Town
Ben I purchased these from CJ... ...

Ben I purchased these from CJ...

http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/products/ktm-60mm-fork-light-mount-blank-version/

Pricey but if you have a Baja your lights are Trail Tech and these mount them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,976
Posted By Brown Town
I'm looking at my snorkel right now :evil and the...

I'm looking at my snorkel right now :evil and the angle of it looks very different than the angle of the UNI filter. Will it fit? (Bring on the innuendos.)

Any wet weather concerns for the UNI vs....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,375
Posted By Brown Town
I was under the same impression as Henry and all...

I was under the same impression as Henry and all I see is a perforated core when I look down my pipe.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By Brown Town
Took it out for a ride without the set screw,...

Took it out for a ride without the set screw, came back and tugged at the inside edge with a spring puller/hook and it popped right out. :1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,375
Posted By Brown Town
I remember reading somewhere that turning off the...

I remember reading somewhere that turning off the SAS without removing it can cause leaks. So I'm assuming either deal with removing it or deal with repacking.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,375
Posted By Brown Town
Can a dealer do it for me? What does TuneECU...

Can a dealer do it for me? What does TuneECU cost? Can I run it on a Mac? What's the function of the SAS and why is it obselete once you change your pipe? Will the standard baffle burn out the...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By Brown Town
I'm about to do it again on my Remus Roxx/990.

I'm about to do it again on my Remus Roxx/990.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,375
Posted By Brown Town
Thanks Hondo for the great post! I used it for my...

Thanks Hondo for the great post! I used it for my install this week and it went much smoother than it would have without the reference. MAN ARE THOSE STOCK CANS HEAVY!!! Note: on one of the threads...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,511
Posted By Brown Town
I just bent it slightly in the opposite direction...

I just bent it slightly in the opposite direction and it's now similar to the right side in distance from the tire.

The zip tie is a great idea–almost mandatory.

Thanks for the help!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,511
Posted By Brown Town
It doesn't push your lines towards your tire too...

It doesn't push your lines towards your tire too much? Man just holding it up to mine and it looks sketchy without some modding.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,511
Posted By Brown Town
But then it's facing the wrong way (in instead of...

But then it's facing the wrong way (in instead of out).

Just bend it to shape?:huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,511
Posted By Brown Town
Is there a left side break hose guide as well or...

Is there a left side break hose guide as well or just the right side?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,625
Posted By Brown Town
What did you use to get the sticker cleanly off...

What did you use to get the sticker cleanly off and were you able to keep the stock wiring for the auxiliary lights when you did the high fender?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brown Town
WOW. Have any more of those lying around? What...

WOW. Have any more of those lying around? What spacers are those? Any wiring mods required?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brown Town
Bump

Anyone else do the high fender mod on their 990 Baja successfully without reworking the wiring for the AUX lights drastically? Are washers above the fender necessary to create clearance for the...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Brown Town
Thanks for the comments. I had a CDR camping trip...

Thanks for the comments. I had a CDR camping trip planned with a smaller group and everyone bailed for one reason or another. I kept thinking about how expensive the trip could get if I went without...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Brown Town
Cry Rawhyde CDR

I signed up to do the CDR with Rawhyde this summer and am curios to know what to expect. The ride seems amazing and Rawhyde's reputation in general seems stellar but I'd love to hear some specific...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,366
Posted By Brown Town
Cable Routing?

What's the best way to route the cable for the GPS? Drill through dash? Pass under dash? Pass between dash and windscreen?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,366
Posted By Brown Town
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,366
Posted By Brown Town
Snip the female end of ACC2 and wire it direct or...

Snip the female end of ACC2 and wire it direct or add a male end to the Garmin harness...sounds like a stupid question but you never know...experience is king.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,561
Posted By Brown Town
Looks tall to be stock suspension but a better...

Looks tall to be stock suspension but a better question is where the hell did the tail fender/LP mount go? Tail Tidy? Looks great! If that's something you can sell I'm buying.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,366
Posted By Brown Town
Bump

Installing a Montana on my 990 and have the same question. How do you connect Garmin's five wires to the two wires of one of the 990's provided accessory tails?
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Brown Town
Hmmmmmm...a 990 and a 1 gal. Rotopax isn't going...

Hmmmmmm...a 990 and a 1 gal. Rotopax isn't going to make that. What to do?
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Brown Town
CDR Longest Stretch

I'm planning a CDR trip and am trying to figure out how much spare gas to bring for the longest stretch. Anyone out there tackle this section?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,435
Posted By Brown Town
I just rode 4 days (1600+ miles) on a set of...

I just rode 4 days (1600+ miles) on a set of K60's through the worst weather I've ever ridden in and they performed amazingly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,020
Posted By Brown Town
In all seriousness, I'm in the middle of a slab...

In all seriousness, I'm in the middle of a slab trip from Mexico to Canada and a day in I stopped at an OHV park with my 990 Baja and spent six solid hours putting it through the ringer. The nice...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,020
Posted By Brown Town
In summary, it's much easier to ride a dirt bike...

In summary, it's much easier to ride a dirt bike on the street than it is to ride a street bike on the dirt. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brown Town
Thanks Chief, how did you route the wires? Same...

Thanks Chief, how did you route the wires? Same as stock? Any complications?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brown Town
Question 990 Baja Light Bracket/High Fender Solution

I want to install a high fender on my 990 Baja but it looks like there will be interference with the stock auxiliary lights. Does anyone know if any of the Black Dog or CJ Designs products will solve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,435
Posted By Brown Town
Try the 140. It has no center rib.

Try the 140. It has no center rib.
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Brown Town
Renazco Suede or Vinyl in PNW?

Anyone have experience with a suede Renazco in predominantly rainy weather? Should I opt for Vinyl? I'd hate to lose the traction suede affords.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,435
Posted By Brown Town
Where does one find this mythical creature (TT)? ...

Where does one find this mythical creature (TT)?

What sizes does it come in?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By Brown Town
Thanks for all the replies–I will be in touch!...

Thanks for all the replies–I will be in touch! Seems like the 606/908 combo might be good to throw on once I get up there. For now it'll be the Heidi's for mileage's sake (2000+mi. on road)…LOVE that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By Brown Town
I was just curious how 908 fronts compared to the...

I was just curious how 908 fronts compared to the others you suggested in the wet. I was worried the front wouldn't hold well and I have no ABS…not a good combo.

I'm beyond excited to explore GH...
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