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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,980
Views: 879,413
Posted By scorpion
Any know if this would fit my FE390? May be...

Any know if this would fit my FE390?
May be another light solution (http://powersports.rigidindustries.com/mounting-options/46513) :dunno...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Ordering Rings, seals, gaskets. I'm hoping no...

Ordering Rings, seals, gaskets.
I'm hoping no on new valves and head work other than cleaning up.
Even the manual says the seats are hella tough and the wear item is the valve.

Going to have our...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
In BOTH cans :deals :scratch

In BOTH cans :deals :scratch
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Muriatic acid OK? Do I remove the valve seals...

Muriatic acid OK? Do I remove the valve seals first?
Is this something that a shop can/should do? I was planning on taking it to the local KTM dealer motor guy and having him take a look.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
yes, that was the original issue...

yes, that was the original issue (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012889)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Let's take a closer look, shall we? front...

Let's take a closer look, shall we?

front head
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/990-Top-end/i-P9Zx42W/0/L/IMG_8949-L.jpg
rear head
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/990-Top-end/i-p3cc5sw/0/L/IMG_8950-L.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,355
Posted By scorpion
I miss bikinis :cry

I miss bikinis :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Thanks George, maybe this saturday? I'd like to...

Thanks George, maybe this saturday?
I'd like to pull it apart myself (with help :wink:) because I think it is interesting and because of dealer shop rates :eek1

Is this spring tool really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Engine stripped and cleaned ...

Engine stripped and cleaned
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/990-Top-end/i-nmX5TMk/0/L/IMG_8859-L.jpg

Any idea how to get the outside and inside head bolts off without the special tools?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 19,102
Posted By scorpion
Can't make it this year, all you FFers have a...

Can't make it this year, all you FFers have a blast in the desert!
Best Dual sport ride in the country by far.

Noobs pace yourself, don't blow your wad the first day.
No shame in cutting some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
That is exactly what I think happened. That...

That is exactly what I think happened.
That and jamming the bike in the dirt a whole bunch of times :muutt :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
As luck would have it, I am spending a few days...

As luck would have it, I am spending a few days over t-day in Sebastopol next door to Petaluma. Not sure if I'll have the head out by then :dunno

Yup, looking hard at the pistons and rings.
I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Wrenching with tears in my eyes, but progress...

Wrenching with tears in my eyes, but progress none the less.
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/990-Top-end/i-csLNcM6/0/L/IMG_8648-L.jpg

I have no idea how all these hoses and connections are going to go...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
Yup, it has now become my after dinner reading

Yup, it has now become my after dinner reading
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By scorpion
990 Lets all do a top end!

:baldy
I've been having intermittant smoking problems on my 07 990 @38k miles (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25163890&postcount=1)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,355
Posted By scorpion
I think you wandered into Atwater by mistake :deal

I think you wandered into Atwater by mistake :deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
A few of us are meeting for a few beers TONIGHT...

A few of us are meeting for a few beers TONIGHT at PJ's. (http://www.pjandco.net)
Not sure if the bike night scene is still going but the beer is cold.

last minute, just tossing it out. :slurp...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
Great ride today guys, thanks :thumb Ride...

Great ride today guys, thanks :thumb
Ride report here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024176)
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Desert-season-opener/i-R73SC78/0/L/IMG_8602-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By scorpion
Reno NV high desert season opener

We are nomadic riders, the winter has come to the sierras so we migrate to the desert! Schultz, Solemon Grundy and I head out on a cool day :vardy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,355
Posted By scorpion
Ima drink fiddy beers :freaky

Ima drink fiddy beers :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
Incredible ride today guys. hit a lot of new...

Incredible ride today guys. hit a lot of new trails and took a few soil samples.
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Other/Peavine-gnar/i-pdfsLWM/0/L/IMG_8535-L.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,355
Posted By scorpion
IN :freaky

IN :freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-02-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 57,701
Posted By scorpion
200+ FFer's committed and it's still 6 months...

200+ FFer's committed and it's still 6 months away?
For a ride, that's crazy :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
I'm bringing my snowboard just in case :brrr

I'm bringing my snowboard just in case :brrr
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
:hmmmmm:muutt:thumb Watching the weather

:hmmmmm:muutt:thumb
Watching the weather
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By scorpion
Mine did that when it got hot in slow technical,...

Mine did that when it got hot in slow technical, deep sand, or heavy traffic.
changed the filters, Removed the SAS canister, it went away.
I think my filters were ok. Triple check your tank venting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By scorpion
Hey George :wave I did the canisterectomy...

Hey George :wave
I did the canisterectomy light. The pump is still hooked up as well as the plumbing to the cylinders but plugged up. Done by the dealer,
The canister is long gone.
Could that be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By scorpion
Thanks, I did the balancer shaft seal back when...

Thanks, I did the balancer shaft seal back when it just started smoking.
Maybe I did not do it right? Is there a way to check it visually?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By scorpion
front TB at time of last valve job ...

front TB at time of last valve job
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Other/Wrenching/i-khP56MV/0/L/smugshot_4899246-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By scorpion
990 ADV intermittent smoking

07 990 ADV 35k miles.
Problem is intermittent smoking that has been ongoing for the last 5-6k miles. I don't notice any power loss but obviously it does use more oil than it used to. I haven't kept...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By scorpion
Reno has poor fat people like Melbourne has piss...

Reno has poor fat people like Melbourne has piss heads.
Don't hate on it if you've never got past the bus station. :deal
Lake Tahoe was like 25 miles away!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 19,102
Posted By scorpion
My Husaberg ran out of gas day 1, 20 miles short...

My Husaberg ran out of gas day 1, 20 miles short of Barstow.
MSR bottles are your friend.
Day 2 was fine with a few gas options.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,749
Posted By scorpion
Bump for RR200 Best most diverse trail riding...

Bump for RR200
Best most diverse trail riding in NorCal/ Nevada.
Lots of gnarly single track and big bike forest roads.
epic trails, Cheep booze, gamblin, plated dirt bikes, and open carry.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By scorpion
There's a lot of scenic forest roads to explore...

There's a lot of scenic forest roads to explore perfect for big bikes.
Best time of the year for riding IMO.

PM me when yur in town, I really need to fire up the 990.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 42,659
Posted By scorpion
Unreleased Hollywood screen test... <iframe...

Unreleased Hollywood screen test...
<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="425" height="240" src="http://api.smugmug.com/services/embed/1677854138_kDXSvkg?width=425&height=240"></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By scorpion
Last time I saw the real Gaspipe was in a bar in...

Last time I saw the real Gaspipe was in a bar in Mexico. :dunno
:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,250
Posted By scorpion
Really glad you are able to post, rest. chill...

Really glad you are able to post, rest. chill give thanks.
Positive energy sent your way for you and your wife.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,664
Posted By scorpion
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0k_EBP8OtcU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By scorpion
Yes! to all questions. If you are bringing a...

Yes! to all questions.

If you are bringing a job with you, it will be great.
Outdoorsman paradise.

We have seasons, it's quite nice.

I've know people to spend a lot of time parked here:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,175
Posted By scorpion
:wave hey George, I was behind you guys yesterday...

:wave hey George, I was behind you guys yesterday going into Sierraville with the family. We did a camping recon in the gold lake area. It's pretty nice up there.

Whose the BMW GS rider. We...
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