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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By Doog
I'm in Vancouver area with my 950 SM-R and my...

I'm in Vancouver area with my 950 SM-R and my rate is a it higher, however I do buck up a bit for more comprehensive than standard.
I understand that ICBC charges higher for vehicles in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,539
Posted By Doog
Thanks JoeM - looks great on your bike! ...

Thanks JoeM - looks great on your bike!
(Although not sure I want to know what FYYFF stands for (i can take a pretty accurate guess!))

And thanks everyone else - seems like I'm best to hunt down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,539
Posted By Doog
Fast reply - thanks!

That's the fastest couple of replies - complete with pics - ever! Thanks! :clap

I'm thinking I need to track down an upholstery shop and do what SteveWFL did... but good tips from ciadem
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,539
Posted By Doog
Question Seat Concept seat? - how did you install it?

I got a Seat Concepts seat for my 950 SM-R, with the hopes that my trusty, heavy duty hand stapler would fire the staples into the plastic seat pan... but (as mildly suggested by Seat Concepts) it...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,324
Posted By Doog
Cold Starting Ritual?

Hey Eastside SM - from a guy who rides year round: what is your "Cold Starting Ritual" you guys are talking about?

(I just yank on the choke, give it about 10 fast twists, hit the button and hope...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,588,324
Posted By Doog
I just had a Barnett kit installed on my 950 Adv-...

I just had a Barnett kit installed on my 950 Adv- springs from that kit were way stiffer than stock. Mechanic said they were quite a bit longer than stock, so performance is smoother and should be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By Doog
touring windscreen for SM/SE - used one?

Anybody used one of these on their SM or SE?
Does it work at all?
Do you have to drill 4 holes in your headlight fairing?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Doog
Thanks all for the good info! Some new Farkles...

Thanks all for the good info!
Some new Farkles for the old girl are coming soon...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Doog
Difference b/w 950SM-R and 950Super Enduro?

I've got a '07 950SM-R and thinking of getting a new seat and exhaust, plus other farkles...
I can find a bunch of stuff for the Super Enduro, and am led to believe the seat, exhaust and gas tank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,149
Posted By Doog
Sure as hell looks the same... Check this pic...

Sure as hell looks the same...
Check this pic taken from below - look the same from that angle?
If so, how do you want payment? Check my PMs for mailing address...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Doog
Or try the guy who runs Adventure Machines:...

Or try the guy who runs Adventure Machines: https://www.advmachines.com.
Does great work, in North Bellingham.
(360) 389-ADVM (2386)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Doog
My Mom will be happy to hear you like her pics......

My Mom will be happy to hear you like her pics...
:rofl:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,149
Posted By Doog
Thanks Brent Let me do some sleuthing - the...

Thanks Brent
Let me do some sleuthing - the tumbler on mine has nothing to do with the actual electrical switch. The key tumbler assembly is turned by the key and just allows a slotted male...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,149
Posted By Doog
Brent Sent a PM...

Brent
Sent a PM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Doog
Those ones are designed for snowmobiles, so both...

Those ones are designed for snowmobiles, so both heaters are the same, which means you have to insulate the left bar otherwise the right grip gets way hotter than the left.

These have two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,055
Posted By Doog
What pipe?

My 950 has Leos. I have removed the SAS crap, and lowered the main clips 2 notches as per suggestions. It ran pretty good, and they Leos save a boat load of weight, don't heat up, and sound really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,839
Posted By Doog
2cents

A bunch of years ago I used to drive tanker trucks, filling up gas stations in the Vancouver, BC area. Here's the scoop on detergents: I would usually fill my truck with 12,0000 litres of gss at an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,126
Posted By Doog
Is SE seat same as SM?

I see they only have a 950 SE kit.
Anyone know is the SE seat is same as the Supermoto (950SM) seat?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,149
Posted By Doog
Thanks for all the tips... I'm bummed that I'd...

Thanks for all the tips...
I'm bummed that I'd have to grind the "bolts" to remove the tumbler assembly. And then I'm not sure how i'd re-install it?
I'll try the picks suggestion first.
The JB...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,149
Posted By Doog
key broke in ignition switch

I need to pull the ignition switch, but I can't figure out the type of screw/bolt that holds the ignition swtich to the triple clamp (even with a strong light I can't quite see the head) - KTM dealer...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Doog
... and an awesome post it is - the pics are...

... and an awesome post it is - the pics are excellent - huge thanks!
This will help!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Doog
Thumb Thanks for the quick response!

It didn't seem right that I needed to pull the forks...

Thanks for the quick response, guys!

:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Doog
Forks off to change spings?

I've a 04 950 Adventure - I want to change the fork springs.
"Hall of Wisdom" shows changing to SE springs without removing the forks from the bike.
My mechanic says I need to pull the forks first...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,612
Posted By Doog
I found out they are designed to mimic the back...

I found out they are designed to mimic the back pressure of the cats. Not sure why you want to do that - I suppose if you left the SAS intact these would duplicate stock performance...?
I tried...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Doog
Hey just sharin' with my friends here...

Hey just sharin' with my friends here...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Doog
Replacement for 950 clutch - Cheaper alternatives?

I've tried searching a boat load of posts, but can't find what I'm after....

I've heard that, and correct me if I am wrong, that Kawasaki KLR 650 or ZZ1ooo (or 1200?) plates are exact match for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,061
Posted By Doog
It's the Scorpion

Last 3 I mounted all had some sort of head shake.The first two times I thought a weight was had fallen off or wheel was poorly balanced - it wasn't. After a few hundred kms it diminished and then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By Doog
Check this out: ...

Check this out:
http://www.advmachines.com/category_s/3.htm

Works really well on my bike (o4 950) with Leo's, SAS and canister removed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Doog
this worked for me

I went to Adventure Machines in Bellingham Wa, and had Ken install his jetting kit and pre-filter. My bike runs so smooth now! (before it surged, & had a big flat spot at 4000, and was running real...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By Doog
V-strom versus 950

Having had both bikes:
yep - the 950 oil change is a pain, although on an extended road trip I've gotten by by just loosening the left tank, changing the main filter, and not worrying about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,029
Posted By Doog
Up here in the Great White North we don't have...

Up here in the Great White North we don't have the "Magnason-Moss Act" to protect us like the 'Mericans do. That act says basically that the manufacturer cannot tell you that you HAVE to use its...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Doog
Just the clips - the company I biought the Leo...

Just the clips - the company I biought the Leo cans from claims you don't need to re-jet, or even change the clip setting, but my mechanic suggested that especially with the SAS removal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Doog
Question Way fast warm-up with Leo's - OK?

I put some Leo's on my 2004 950 Adv, got rid of the SAS crap, and the beast now runs spectacularly!
However, it warms up about 3 times faster (I get 4 bars in only about 2 minutes - but no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,612
Posted By Doog
I didn't use 'em either. They look VERY...

I didn't use 'em either. They look VERY restrictive. Not sure why you would want to use them - my bike is a bit louder (with the baffles in) than stock, but those restrictors look like they would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,893
Posted By Doog
Stoopid fun!

Brents347
Thanks for the pics, and double thanks for all the info.
:clap:clap:clap
That ride looks like absolute silly fun.
It's got me thinkin...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,893
Posted By Doog
More pics please Brent 347!

That supermoto-type 17/17 set-up on your ADV looks great - any more pics of it that you can share?!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,612
Posted By Doog
Leaking at H Pipe

Anybody have any success with new clamps to stop leaking at the H pipe?
If so, what sort of clamp did you use?
is there any sort of goo or sealant that could be used? I have the smallest leak...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Doog
Checked out HMF website, and only listings for...

Checked out HMF website, and only listings for the 450's, not the Adventures.
Did I miss something?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Doog
950 Adv FMF cans: come with midpipe?

Noob question for you guys with FMF cans on your 950 Adventure:
My stock cans have finally caved in . 40,000 kms on my 2004, mostly during the winter, and the salt has eaten away the midpipe weld...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,088
Posted By Doog
here's side sht of bike...

here's side sht of bike...
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