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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By David37
For you tool kit I suggest a 1/4" socket set, zip...

For you tool kit I suggest a 1/4" socket set, zip ties, small can of chain lube, misc. nuts and bolts, vice grips, and extra fuses.

Riding equipment: ditch your MX helmet and go with a full...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By David37
I'm on my second 150/70/18 rear tire and have put...

I'm on my second 150/70/18 rear tire and have put over 12k+ miles on my bike while running a 150. IMO mount your 150/80/18 and enjoy your 950SE.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By David37
I have Galfer rotors and stainless steel brake...

I have Galfer rotors and stainless steel brake lines on my Kawasaki street bike and they made a big improvement in my braking.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By David37
IMO getting the correct suspension settings on a...

IMO getting the correct suspension settings on a heavy Adventure bike equipped with WP suspension can be difficult and something your local suspension shop doesn't work on everyday. SuperPlush and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By David37
Congrats on you new 950SE. I have an 07 950SE and...

Congrats on you new 950SE. I have an 07 950SE and it's a great bike except for the stock seat. If you plan on riding home with the stock seat you will quickly learn all about "monkey butt".
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By David37
I had SuperPlush revalve and respring my 950SE...

I had SuperPlush revalve and respring my 950SE suspension, big improvement.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By David37
I would check the wire connection to your oil...

I would check the wire connection to your oil sending unit between the cylinders.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By David37
I would do the fly and ride. One thing for sure...

I would do the fly and ride. One thing for sure you will always remember that first (2300 mile) ride home on your new KTM. Take your time and enjoy the ride home.:ricky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,967
Posted By David37
SuperPlush suspension

SuperPlush suspension
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By David37
See what happens when you drink the Orange...

See what happens when you drink the Orange Koolaid, you never look back. When I first got my 07 KTM 950 SE, I replaced the worn out stock rear tire after 1,200 miles. The new rear Scorpion lasted...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By David37
It doesn't look like those 1.5 liter bottles are...

It doesn't look like those 1.5 liter bottles are going anywhere.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By David37
I have an 07 KTM 950 Super Enduro and the stock...

I have an 07 KTM 950 Super Enduro and the stock forks were too soft and the shock was too stiff. I sent my suspension to SuperPlush and had them revalve and respring my forks and shock. SuperPlush...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,848
Posted By David37
I'm like phreakingeek, only tuck MX pants into MX...

I'm like phreakingeek, only tuck MX pants into MX boots, everything else are over the boots.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By David37
I would definitely take the bike. IMO you have...

I would definitely take the bike. IMO you have two choices, either take the time and rebuild the carbs, buy a new battery and tires or just sell it as is for $3800.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By David37
Turning the large knob with the pointer clockwise...

Turning the large knob with the pointer clockwise will increase the dampening and counter clockwise will decrease the dampening. Turn the large knob with the pointer clockwise until it stops and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By David37
I couldn't find the DID ZVMX on Amazon, can you...

I couldn't find the DID ZVMX on Amazon, can you post the link.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By David37
The pistons have a very thin coating, when you...

The pistons have a very thin coating, when you polish your pistons to remove the pitting, you'll probable remove the coating too. I polished all of the caliper pistons to remove the pitting and in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By David37
+3 Dirt Tricks Ironman rear sprockets. After...

+3 Dirt Tricks Ironman rear sprockets. After reading and seeing photos of harden countershaft sprockets wearing down KTM engine output shafts. I'm buying an OEM countershaft sprocket and a Ironman...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,333
Posted By David37
Sounds like a bad battery to me.

Sounds like a bad battery to me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By David37
Check your battery cables and the battery ground...

Check your battery cables and the battery ground connection at the frame, make sure you're contact is corrosion/rust free.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,699
Posted By David37
Sounds like the blinker spring is broken :lol3 I...

Sounds like the blinker spring is broken :lol3 I would test your bulbs and then check the left side turn signal bulb contacts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,970
Posted By David37
The best mods I have made to my 950SE are: ...

The best mods I have made to my 950SE are:
Shock and fork revalve with new springs by SuperPlush suspension.
Ackro slip on mufflers
Pro Moto Billet rack
Wolfman tank bag and tail bag
Cycra...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,149
Posted By David37
I have couple of extra shoe boxes if you want to...

I have couple of extra shoe boxes if you want to make matching handguards:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,036
Posted By David37
+2 on Huntington/Shaver lake area. I'll be there...

+2 on Huntington/Shaver lake area. I'll be there on my Super Enduro.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By David37
Very happy with the revalve and new springs by...

Very happy with the revalve and new springs by SuperPlush. Big improvement on my 950SE.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By David37
From what I understand most extended warranties...

From what I understand most extended warranties are significant money makers for most dealers. If you decide to go with an extended warranty go with the factory warranty and pass on the third party...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By David37
You'll need access to nitrogen to recharge the...

You'll need access to nitrogen to recharge the gas in your shock. I had Superplush revalve my forks and shock, I'm very happy with there work.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By David37
I bleed my rear brakes on my 950SE every 4-6...

I bleed my rear brakes on my 950SE every 4-6 months to maintain the braking performance I like. Just one of those things you need to do on a 950/990.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-24-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,272
Posted By David37
+2 lack of fuel. In addition to cleaning the...

+2 lack of fuel. In addition to cleaning the fuel pump screen, I would remove the fuel petcocks and clean the inside tank screens, I think there is a factory inline fuel filter, I would clean or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By David37
Lube that chain every 300-400 miles and your...

Lube that chain every 300-400 miles and your chain noise should disappear.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By David37
I know you're in Oman so I don't know how hard it...

I know you're in Oman so I don't know how hard it would be to buy a replacement rim. IMO I would replace the stock "butter" rim with a stronger Excel rim and SS spokes, relace and be done with your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By David37
+2 Contact Superplush suspension ...

+2 Contact Superplush suspension

http://superplushsuspension.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By David37
Check out these KTM sites. I've ordered from all...

Check out these KTM sites. I've ordered from all three and have had no problems.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By David37
+2 Dirt Tricks, they guarantee their steel...

+2 Dirt Tricks, they guarantee their steel sprockets for one year.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By David37
WD40 works well on rust but not as a chain lube. ...

WD40 works well on rust but not as a chain lube. Spray WD40 on a rag and then wipe down the side plates on your chain.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,660
Posted By David37
On all of my KTM dirt bikes, I run a "brake...

On all of my KTM dirt bikes, I run a "brake snake" which is a wire cable from the brake lever to the frame. I also use a "brake snake" on my shift lever The "brake snake" is suppose to prevent your...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By David37
++2 Zacspeed chest protector/hydration/day pack. ...

++2 Zacspeed chest protector/hydration/day pack. I used to strap a Camelback to my chest protector and it worked ok. I've been using a Zacspeed one for over 3 years, well made product and I have no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,017
Posted By David37
In my tool kit I also carry a 1/4" T-handle and...

In my tool kit I also carry a 1/4" T-handle and 6, 8, 10 & 13 mm sockets. Old school you carry 35mm film negatives (if you can still some), new school you carry a Seal Saver. Both items can be used...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,183
Posted By David37
If you plan on riding 95% street and 5% dirt on...

If you plan on riding 95% street and 5% dirt on your trip, I would go with Continental Trail Attacks. Great street tire, so-so on dirt roads.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By David37
+2 Toyota factory coolant (contains no silica)...

+2 Toyota factory coolant (contains no silica) 50/50 mix with distilled water. Be careful some automotive coolants contain silica (abrasive material) and some coolants are not formulated for use in...
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