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Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By wsmc99
Your 950 seems well sorted. I had one and...

Your 950 seems well sorted.

I had one and sold it for a Tuono and now SMT 990.

Guess what, I'm going to buy another 950 Adventure more than likely!
Why? Because no abs, longer suspension...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,652
Posted By wsmc99
My $.02: I've owned a 04 950 Adventure....

My $.02:

I've owned a 04 950 Adventure. Brakes for that bike are "decent".
I own a 990 SMT with radial Brembos and radial master cylinder, wow best ever!

So I am now looking to get another 950...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 74,937
Posted By wsmc99
Yes! That SNAP is what I love about my SMT and...

Yes! That SNAP is what I love about my SMT and the reason I'm not going to buy an 1190.

"With 180/182 mains and stock needles at 3rd, a perfect 12.8 to 13.2 depending on temperature. Roll-on when...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 74,937
Posted By wsmc99
mousitsas, so where have you arrived with your...

mousitsas,
so where have you arrived with your jetting then?
Seems your input pointed to good delivery using stock needles as the FP one's created a condition of not wanting to pull cleanly...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By wsmc99
Excellent! Thanks, that wasn't one I had run...

Excellent! Thanks, that wasn't one I had run across!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By wsmc99
Rottwieler on 950

Would like to hear what sort of results people have had with jetting for this setup on a Carbed Adventure.

I know what to do with a stock airbox and a pre-filtered one with CV's.

K2m, you out...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,948
Posted By wsmc99
4mm on the floats don't sound right!? I would...

4mm on the floats don't sound right!?
I would think closer to 2-3mm.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By wsmc99
Looks like you have a temp solution for the seat....

Looks like you have a temp solution for the seat.
Take the windscreen off and cut it down about 4 inches and that should lose a lot of the buffeting.
I'm about 6' with a long torso and that helped....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,334
Posted By wsmc99
OMG That's sweet, don't even want to know what...

OMG That's sweet, don't even want to know what that costs though!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 39,140
Posted By wsmc99
You guys should try a front Kenda Trackmaster II...

You guys should try a front Kenda Trackmaster II 760 for dirt.
They do reasonably well on the street and are a DOT legal knobbie.
Much better than a TKC or MT21
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,158
Views: 577,686
Posted By wsmc99
My 990 SMT will outrun the 1190 to about 8K...

My 990 SMT will outrun the 1190 to about 8K easily.
I like the punch down lower like the SMT.

The 1190 comes on about 7k, SMT about 5k.

Maybe you rode the standard 990 Adventure, not the '11...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,158
Views: 577,686
Posted By wsmc99
Anyone figure out how to get a 990 bottom end...

Anyone figure out how to get a 990 bottom end response out of the 1190?

It's really my biggest issue (aside from price) with the bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By wsmc99
If you want a simple machine then why not a 950...

If you want a simple machine then why not a 950 Adventure?
Don't want to mess with the carbs = 990 Adventure.
What it to ride itself = 1190 Adventure. :D

I've owned a LOT of bikes.

950...
Forum: Latin America 07-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,039
Posted By wsmc99
Is it in the same spot just past the crossing to...

Is it in the same spot just past the crossing to the right under the canopy?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,509
Posted By wsmc99
Have you replaced the CAP YET? Before you...

Have you replaced the CAP YET?

Before you pull anything apart, put a new cap on it and see if it does better.

Your chasing big problems that may not exist.

I thought my head gasket went on...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By wsmc99
Radiator cap. They fail and do this to the...

Radiator cap.
They fail and do this to the cooling capacity.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By wsmc99
Check to see if the breather vent on the tank...

Check to see if the breather vent on the tank isn't pinched, that's weird.
I have lots of miles on my SMT and no issues with pumps or filters.
Petcocks open on both sides? Recent service?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,397
Posted By wsmc99
Try raising the forks (loading the front wheel...

Try raising the forks (loading the front wheel more).
I did many geometry tests when switching tires on my original 950. Bike always needed more weight on the front and weave would go away. Bags...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,350
Posted By wsmc99
Owned a 950 Adventure and currently own a SMT. ...

Owned a 950 Adventure and currently own a SMT.
Different birds with some overlap.
Loved both, would still like to have an adventure, but what it comes down to is what you want to do with it and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By wsmc99
+1 .60 sounds way too stiff. At 235 I...

+1

.60 sounds way too stiff.

At 235 I only used .52 or .54 - Straight rate, not progressive.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wsmc99
[QUOTE=Off Road Ryder;23959780]What many don't...

[QUOTE=Off Road Ryder;23959780]What many don't realize is that its not really the weight that is the issue, its the weight bias. These bikes are supper heavy on the front end, that causes issues when...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wsmc99
Yeah, me too! :D

Yeah, me too! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By wsmc99
Adventure Weight Loss

Had a 2004.
Now considering getting 990.

Anyone made a concerted effort to shed weight?

Exhaust is a given. What gains(losses) does the 2-1 over the 2-2 give.

Ti axles, Ti bolts, single...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 116,527
Posted By wsmc99
Amazing write up of an amazing trip. Have been...

Amazing write up of an amazing trip.
Have been down with my old 950 more than once for a 9 and 6 day.
You guys are truly retarded and thank you for being so!
Have gone back on little bikes since...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,655
Posted By wsmc99
It doesn't matter kids, they will bend anyhow. ...

It doesn't matter kids, they will bend anyhow.

F=ma, it's the law.

The M is too big on these bikes. Ask me how I know! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By wsmc99
Yep same on my SMT. Order 2 so you have a...

Yep same on my SMT.
Order 2 so you have a spare.
Quick fix, no draining of oil needed.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 166,334
Posted By wsmc99
I don't understand the question! :rofl

I don't understand the question! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 166,334
Posted By wsmc99
want!!!!

want!!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,486
Posted By wsmc99
I and about 7 of my friends have or still own...

I and about 7 of my friends have or still own '04-'05 950's.
Have changed the tires/tubes on the trail with sidestand and irons many times.
Did myself after hearing all the horror stories and it...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,261
Posted By wsmc99
Kenda Trackmaster 760 - seriously folks, try it....

Kenda Trackmaster 760 - seriously folks, try it. DOT approved, good sidewall, good on the road, does the biz in the dirt.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,261
Posted By wsmc99
So what is the bike doing? If you don't have...

So what is the bike doing?
If you don't have the spring, then you will have to compensate at the other end. Lower the rear preload and push the forks down in the triples until you get the correct...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,261
Posted By wsmc99
What is the stock suspension travel on your bike?...

What is the stock suspension travel on your bike? 230mm or 210mm?
Your sag (Dynamic) should be roughly 25-33% of the travel.
The 25% of the equation best fits street/sport and 33% dirt. I was about...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,261
Posted By wsmc99
+1 I never ran a combo I couldn't make work....

+1

I never ran a combo I couldn't make work.

If you "need" a damper, you're just covering a problem with geometry.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,261
Posted By wsmc99
I ran a 908 rear with a MT21 front and it would...

I ran a 908 rear with a MT21 front and it would wag at a given speed.
By playing with the geometry I was able to eliminate that.
There was never any issues with TKC80's or the stock Scorpion A/T's....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,297
Posted By wsmc99
Did KTM change rear spring rates on the 990's? ...

Did KTM change rear spring rates on the 990's?
My 04 950 rear spring was too soft and I'm 50 lbs lighter than our poster!
.52 straight rate fronts fixed that end, but the rear needed a stiffer...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 347,548
Posted By wsmc99
I think people that go from SMT to Multi didn't...

I think people that go from SMT to Multi didn't mod their SMT.
I worked for a dealer when they both came out and I rode both extensively.
Could have bought either and bought the SMT for the very...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By wsmc99
Just run the 21/18. I've instructed on my...

Just run the 21/18.
I've instructed on my Adventure running the Scorpion A/T's and they were more than capable of passing sportbikes.
Do the CLASS with the configuration you run.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,773
Posted By wsmc99
Yep, you've nailed it on the head for sure. ...

Yep, you've nailed it on the head for sure.
Exciting prospect!
Will be very interested to see!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,773
Posted By wsmc99
:rofl Now you're just teasing! Can I invest,...

:rofl Now you're just teasing!
Can I invest, cause you will achieve what every OE can't seem to!?
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,773
Posted By wsmc99
When?

When?
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