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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 22,856
Posted By Gumbydave
I noticed there were several groups camped with...

I noticed there were several groups camped with no motorcycles, that would explain it.
my bike looks fast sitting still, image how it looks at 8 mph to a treehumpin' squirrell feeding sierra...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 22,856
Posted By Gumbydave
hey thanks for letting me hang out and run with...

hey thanks for letting me hang out and run with the pack

I showed up at the last minute. I didn't realize it was an ADV thing.
great weather,
great people
Rincon was as fun as ever ! !
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,205
Posted By Gumbydave
Mine is working perfect. but a fabrication shop...

Mine is working perfect. but a fabrication shop would charge $400 to make them. Chinese competition has things upside down. I thought about making the easy rear mount ones but it is barely worth the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By Gumbydave
in agreement and to add to what was said: i...

in agreement and to add to what was said:
i have owned both type bikes and ridden them long time hard
The '07 525 DS is the last and best in the line of a true classic that will never be bested,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Gumbydave
too bad you dont have the stock tool kit with the...

too bad you dont have the stock tool kit with the plug wrench

may be a dumb question but which model # Facet did you get ?
and did you wire it to the original fuel pump wiring ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By Gumbydave
FYI, in case you are ever stranded in Mogadudoo...

FYI, in case you are ever stranded in Mogadudoo or some such exotic place, and in case you dont already know, you dont really need to use the $25 an ounce Magura Blood ,

I have had excellent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Gumbydave
sounds like fun

sounds like fun
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Gumbydave
yep, I found the fault up at the waterproof plug....

yep, I found the fault up at the waterproof plug. All I can figure is that it got pulled somehow at sometime. I just soldered and shrink wrapped a new wire .
Now I have the National Hiway Safety...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Gumbydave
you might want to post this in G-spot, this is...

you might want to post this in G-spot, this is Orange Crush, Sounds like the final drive , a typical point of failure on the GS line
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Gumbydave
I suppose I should look for a burned relay , or...

I suppose I should look for a burned relay , or broken wire hopefully not a faulty ECU,
talking to myself again as usual
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Gumbydave
OK then, thanks to CP Modem for this info I...

OK then,
thanks to CP Modem for this info I found on another thread :

now I have more info to troubleshoot why the pump wiring failed in the middle of a hillclimb
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Gumbydave
does anyone know how that Facet pump shut off...

does anyone know how that Facet pump shut off works. Before when I would first turn on the ignition key the pump would run for about three seconds then shut off before starting.
Now that i have the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,438
Posted By Gumbydave
Yes, but the squirt pump itself is the same for...

Yes, but the squirt pump itself is the same for the MX or downdraft FCRs. I was not referring to the entire carb just the squirt pump part. The Honda 450 pump limits the stream of fuel squirted.
It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Gumbydave
and I dont think anyone is interested in making...

and I dont think anyone is interested in making retrofit brackets (myself included) because no one wants to pay enough to make it worth it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Gumbydave
KTM is struggling financially. I doubt they...

KTM is struggling financially.
I doubt they will do any re-tooling to fix the problem or have enough complaints to make a re-call.
(Hell it took them years to address the leaky gas cap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Gumbydave
Facet wiring fault ?

I had a little adventure yesterday with the fuel pump wiring.
Facet 40171
Power interupted to the wire in so I jumped it and finished the ride
all the fuses were good
I don't know if its...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Gumbydave
you'd think I would have the wisdom to head back...

you'd think I would have the wisdom to head back home at this point ?
hayall NO !
i have to finish this scouting expedition since i came this far

Wanderlust calls
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Gumbydave
afternoon adventure-good/ bad mostly good

I worked from 11 pm to 6am and woke around noon and decided to head out for a ride to scout a portion of a new all dirt route from my house in the mountains to Las Vegas in the desert . It will be an...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 599,491
Posted By Gumbydave
does anyone have an AWS D1.1 (2006 -08) that...

does anyone have an AWS D1.1 (2006 -08) that they want to sell ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,009
Posted By Gumbydave
http://173.74.246.25/ktmtalk/photogallery/gallerie...

http://173.74.246.25/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/members/2009-06-01_057.JPG

My 04 950 adv is a keeper, I wish I had a 950SE though .

they can keep those 990's , too tame .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,438
Posted By Gumbydave
I have them on an ADV and live in the mountains...

I have them on an ADV and live in the mountains around 5'000ft. It is a bit hard to get started from stone cold but it is way better since I went to 45 pilots at 1-1/2 turns. But once it gets started...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,015
Posted By Gumbydave
Vaccuum bagging is the technology that reduces...

Vaccuum bagging is the technology that reduces the CF to resin ratio and increases strength.
a layer of fabric will be thinner vac bagged and resined than it will dry
when not vac bagging , I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By Gumbydave
LOL, mee tooooo too bad it takes about 4 hours...

LOL, mee tooooo
too bad it takes about 4 hours to build one !

Oddly there is about the same amount of work in a Black Dog skid plate , but people will pay $300 for that
a case replacement runs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,559
Posted By Gumbydave
the bird tried to evolve into a Super Enduro ...

the bird tried to evolve into a Super Enduro
almost made it

Further proof of evolution
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,015
Posted By Gumbydave
hey , that reminds me, I need to get a mold of...

hey , that reminds me, I need to get a mold of that SE header pipe to make a heat shield !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,015
Posted By Gumbydave
thanks for the tips I have been working with...

thanks for the tips
I have been working with CF and kevlar for a while myself

this one is vaccum bagged and is very light and strong ....
if you dont vaccuum bag it still works but 6 layers...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,015
Posted By Gumbydave
My fcr set-up is working great . It is very fun...

My fcr set-up is working great . It is very fun to ride, I rode an 07 SE and it felt weak compared to mine, its easy to forget how soft the power felt with the CV's.
It would be nice if it had a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,805
Posted By Gumbydave
I'f yahd ask'd me I'd say the 690 or 950 carry...

I'f yahd ask'd me
I'd say the 690 or 950 carry a lot of baggage for serious dirt, but yes, a lot less than the GS. Hopping logs, climbing boulders, hanging along rock ledges or rough hill climbs is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Gumbydave
I did the same as terlinga, WARNING be...

I did the same as terlinga,
WARNING
be extra careful about the drive gear and circlip, if installed wrong, it will run, but it can pop off later and result in catastrophic failure
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Gumbydave
I'm not an expert and got no talent but I do have...

I'm not an expert and got no talent but I do have a LOT of experience riding heavy equipment off road.

At risk of sounding like a know it all , i'll passalong some key insights I have recieved...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Gumbydave
I just got back from a wild 300 mile ride around...

I just got back from a wild 300 mile ride around Idaho. The intake box worked excellent
easy on and off for tuning is a nice feature too
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Gumbydave
hate to ask because you probably know , but ...

hate to ask because you probably know ,
but
the speed nuts that the tanks attach to shift around in the frame tabs quite a bit
did you align the top mount first , then shift the bottom tabs to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Gumbydave
that is six layers, it is about 1.5 to 2 mm thick...

that is six layers, it is about 1.5 to 2 mm thick did it all with 1 yard of fabric, ( about 1 meter x 1 meter
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Gumbydave
Finished. it has a system of baffles, drains and...

Finished. it has a system of baffles, drains and a rubber snorkel to keep water out

http://173.74.246.25/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/Parts_Mods/2009-05-24_005.JPG
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Gumbydave
I'm no expert but from my experience with CV...

I'm no expert but from my experience with CV carbs, BST 40 to be specific, you will get optimum performance from the stock airbox, any sort of mods just jacks everything up.
The carbs seem to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Gumbydave
its coming along well ...

its coming along well

http://173.74.246.25/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/Parts_Mods/2009-05-23_004.JPG

http://173.74.246.25/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/Parts_Mods/2009-05-23_009.JPG
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Gumbydave
Vac-Bag'n FCR CF/HTR cold air intake

Long Road , i tell ya !
finding hi-temp resin, then hunting down carbon fiber/ hybrid, ( for making tight corners), finding the foam for the posi-pattern, shaping and casting , vacuum...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,205
Posted By Gumbydave
Mine is still working perfect, passes evey test i...

Mine is still working perfect, passes evey test i can throw at it, this is from a 500 mile round trip out the powerlines from crestline to whiskey petes and back at high speed , last weekend , lots...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Gumbydave
there was a big invitational ride about 40 950...

there was a big invitational ride about 40 950 riders starting from mammoth to idaho in the dirt, starting last weekend
a couple of my buddies went

but I didn't get invited :cry
wonder if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Gumbydave
WOAH ! ! ! dude what a difference , this thing...

WOAH ! ! !
dude what a difference , this thing is even scarier now !!!!

FCR 41's
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