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Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
350 Power Usage

Before I embark on a re-wiring of the mess behind the headlight mask and add LED head light, grip heaters, GPS and the KTM cooling fan I wanted to get an accurate picture of the DC power being...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
I recently ordered the following from Munn Racing...

I recently ordered the following from Munn Racing for that purpose. I haven't received them yet so don't know for certain.

58038022000 CU-SEAL RING DIN7603-12X18X1,5
0908120153 PLUG...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
Thanks! I was digging around to find where those...

Thanks! I was digging around to find where those were.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
Sorting '14 350EXC Wiring

While I'm waiting on my set of HDB hand guards w/ ADVdx top clamp & rallye lite ds pieces, I'm trying sorting through the wiring on this bike. Want to add heated grips, GPS and the BD LED light kit....
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
This is what I used in conjunction with a decent...

This is what I used in conjunction with a decent multimeter - works great and only $37. The video posted on the site describes the process perfectly.

My stock TPS setting was 0.58V - I moved to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
50/50 Tire Recommendation for These Lightweights?

Found a good deal on a 2nd set of KTM wheels that I want to spoon on a more asphalt friendly set of DOT dual sport tires w/ the stock 14/45 gearing. Off-asphalt will be be mostly longer distance...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
I don't believe there is a PC-V for my bike (2014...

I don't believe there is a PC-V for my bike (2014 EXC). They just list the SX and XC versions (13-14) that have a different throttle body.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
WOW - That's More Like It!

I posted earlier that I wasn't all that pleased with my early impression of a bone stock '14 EXC - I was looking for more bottom end grunt. Well, winter has taken a bit of a break in these parts and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
Assuming you're in the lower mainland of BC? ...

Assuming you're in the lower mainland of BC? Dealers in Alberta typically don't discount any EXC (350 or 500) as they sell every unit that they're allocated. I haven't tried in a while but I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 501,711
Posted By shiskowd
'14 350exc - Wanting More Motor??

After reading this entire thread and agonizing over a 350 vs 500, I found a barely used (12 hrs), bone stock 2014 350 EXC-F at a good late fall price. Picked it up on Friday but managed only a 2...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
FS: Brand New Renazco Racing Seat for KTM 950/990 Adventure

Brand new high end seat for those looking for a taller saddle for the Katoom's.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988960
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,446,490
Posted By shiskowd
Valve Adjustment!

http://i742.photobucket.com/albums/xx68/shiskowd/KTMValves01_zpsd3b03426.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 61,139
Posted By shiskowd
Marc Coma Dedicates 2014 Dakar Win To Kurt

At the conclusion of the Moroccan rally last November. One has to wonder what Kurt could have accomplished at this years Dakar.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19,253
Views: 7,966,783
Posted By shiskowd
Last Monday on Limestone Mountain, Alberta w/...

Last Monday on Limestone Mountain, Alberta w/ some HDR touches.

http://i742.photobucket.com/albums/xx68/shiskowd/DSC00176_7_8_tonemapped.jpg
Forum: Canada 09-06-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
That was a buddy and myself who got an early...

That was a buddy and myself who got an early start that day. My first trip to Limestone - thoroughly enjoyed the ride except for all the RV traffic heading home on 40 that afternoon. Didn't venture...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,569
Posted By shiskowd
Heidenau K60 140/80 - Will I it Fit?

Looking for something that wears longer for gravel travels and some asphalt. A 140 MT21 just fits - has anyone tired a K60 on the XRR? If the tire is anywhere near 140mm wide it will be tight.
Forum: Canada 06-24-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
Dakota Plane Crash Site - Accessible on Big DS?

Wondering if anyone has tried this trail on a big dual sport (990 ADV)? Comments on the quad squad pages suggest it quite steep in places.

http://www.quadsquad.ca/?q=node/535
Forum: Canada 06-24-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
Yup - your right on all accounts. You need the...

Yup - your right on all accounts. You need the bike registered in Alberta, to get that you need liability insurance. To ride at an Alberta designated off highway recreation area you need to show...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 248,904
Posted By shiskowd
Thanks! I didn't look hard enough for the 'port'...

Thanks! I didn't look hard enough for the 'port' in the bladder pocket....
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 248,904
Posted By shiskowd
Badlands Hydration System

For those of you who have the jacket, have you tried to use the a bladder and hydration hose?? There is a pocket behind the back protector for a hydration bladder. There is also a 'port' in the...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 728,041
Posted By shiskowd
Thumb Congratulations Ned!!!

This is only my second 'F5 Dakar' and was one of the best motor sport racing experiences I've had.

Ned - you're a hero for taking the risk to follow a dream and seeing it through so beautifully!...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 728,041
Posted By shiskowd
PM, thanks so much for posting Ned's call in's...

PM, thanks so much for posting Ned's call in's and the interviews. It used to be that I'd wait impatiently for the EuroSport video's to post. Now I anxiously wait for the RallyRAIDio piece!

Ned...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 248,904
Posted By shiskowd
Pardus - I'm about 1/2" taller and maybe 5lbs...

Pardus - I'm about 1/2" taller and maybe 5lbs lighter - all else being the same (well, maybe not the athletic part... :rofl). I sized and purchased a Badlands yesterday. I settled on the large. ...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 728,041
Posted By shiskowd
From late this afternoon... ...

From late this afternoon...

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rallyraidio/12D08.mp3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,411
Posted By shiskowd
Here's where I mounted the dual heat troller on...

Here's where I mounted the dual heat troller on my '10 990. The LED is mounted next to each knob. The controller is tucked under the mask in a void. I ran the output leads though to the glove box....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,446,490
Posted By shiskowd
Nice & Tall

Installed my lengthened forks and shock that Javier at Trail Tricks modified. +50mm of travel in the front and ~+60mm out back. Spring seems like a long way off :bluduh
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,092
Posted By shiskowd
Trail Tricks Stage III?

I'm considering sending my forks and shocks to Javier at Trail Tricks for re-valve & new springs and to stretch to the 'R' length specs. The 'stage III' involves additional machining/polishing to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By shiskowd
http://www.dualsportwarehouse.com/LEO-VINCE-SBK-SP...

http://www.dualsportwarehouse.com/LEO-VINCE-SBK-SPARK-ARRESTOR-DIAM-50MM-307587801R.htm
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,001
Posted By shiskowd
I've read somewhere on a post that a piece of 1"...

I've read somewhere on a post that a piece of 1" square tubing welded to the bottom of the center stand will provide the right amount of extra length for the stretched S/R suspension.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,569
Posted By shiskowd
BJ, The Honda shop manual doesn't cover the...

BJ,

The Honda shop manual doesn't cover the shim stack(s). There are two shim stacks - the one on the bottom of the fork leg is the compression stack -the one on the top of the damper rod is the...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
McLean Creek Trail Open

Finally a nice ride in 2011! Road opened sometime this weekend and was largely 'damp' as the picture shows - there is one 10m long stretch of mud in the flats where trucks turn off to unload quads. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,446,490
Posted By shiskowd
Over the past few weeks: - 15,000km service ...

Over the past few weeks:

- 15,000km service
- Canisterectomy
- SAS removal
- Head2Wind tank venting
- 'R' map via TuneECU
- UNI filter & Filter Skin
- Weld86 skid plate :evil and side stand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By shiskowd
Had the same issue with my '10 Adv. Wire broke...

Had the same issue with my '10 Adv. Wire broke at the base of the ignition switch - picture below of the temp wiring needed to get the bike running before the part arrived. Dealer had to order new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,245
Posted By shiskowd
Bike Bandit won't ship tires to Canada :cry. ...

Bike Bandit won't ship tires to Canada :cry. Anyone know of a good supplier for the 908 in Canada? Pete's Superbike doesn't carry the 908 any longer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,350
Posted By shiskowd
One Last Time...

OK - I mic'd my feeler gauges. An older set that had some obscure sizes seems to have 'grown' some - I tossed it. A new mechanic set and the KTM feeler gauge set (#59029041100) measure spot on with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,350
Posted By shiskowd
I have an assortment of feelers that I've...

I have an assortment of feelers that I've collected that I can use in combination to get the 0.01mm increments. Probably does not yield the most precise measurement.

I would have thought there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,350
Posted By shiskowd
Valve Clearance Advice Needed

Background - Bike has 15,000 km's and is at the maintenance interval KTM suggests for the first valve clearance check. Completely stock with the exception of LeoVince exhaust installed at 14,000...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,989
Posted By shiskowd
Stock Cables w/ Renthal RC High & Bar Risers?

Below is a picture of my current setup (short KTM bar risers and stock bars). I haven't bought the Renthal bars yet but I'm wondering if will run into cable length issues when I swap the bars out to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,896
Posted By shiskowd
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=153373...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15337345#post15337345
Forum: Canada 03-30-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 430,925
Posted By shiskowd
Finally! What a Winter...

Went for a quick ride this afternoon before tearing it down for a bunch of maintenance.

http://i742.photobucket.com/albums/xx68/shiskowd/IMG_0470_edited-1.jpg
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