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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Deviant666
I'm always sceptical in just switching a bulb on...

I'm always sceptical in just switching a bulb on a headlight that's designed to work with a specific bulb. It's the mirror inside that's designed to work with a bulb of certain specifications in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Deviant666
Yes, it's fine. I checked that first (I have a...

Yes, it's fine. I checked that first (I have a radial type from Super Duke - bulletproof in relation to the Adventure's fragile one)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Deviant666
Clutch slippage in 3rd (and above gear), high RPM...

Hi guys,

recently I changed my clutch pack with a new KTM pack. I hadn't used the bike for about a month since some days ago (I had done some test rides and the bike seemed fine). Two days ago I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,438
Posted By Deviant666
I'd go for the sweet-smooth powerhouses on either...

I'd go for the sweet-smooth powerhouses on either a ZX14 or a Busa. the torque of these things is something to be experienced for sure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,069
Posted By Deviant666
I'd try the ophthalmologist first...

I'd try the ophthalmologist first...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,123
Posted By Deviant666
Can't help you with your project but 4th water...

Can't help you with your project but 4th water pump (seal)? Something is wrong with that picture. My 09 has 55k miles and not 1 WP seal failure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,885
Posted By Deviant666
I'd never buy a first year first generation bike....

I'd never buy a first year first generation bike. Wait for the second generation for the 1190s, 990s on the other hand are much improved since they came out...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
I really like my 08, what are the main...

I really like my 08, what are the main differences to after 2012 bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,885
Posted By Deviant666
Try getting a smaller size helmet that one is too...

Try getting a smaller size helmet that one is too large for you. As for the 990 KTM regrets of the op, yes you should have some. It's a great, must have bike, sensitive only to dirty fuel (aka...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,275
Posted By Deviant666
My friend Mousitsas gave me the "go-ahead-nod" to...

My friend Mousitsas gave me the "go-ahead-nod" to humiliate you :wink:. I always listen to him. To be honest I'd love to be on a K1300s for the ergos that fit me best on this category of bikes, yet...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,352
Posted By Deviant666
That's not my bike, it's from a thread about...

That's not my bike, it's from a thread about making the zx14 a tourer, my wife is 5'7" - 5'8" (hot days :)) and she doesn't complain behind me. It's all about seat comfort/body posture/sense of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,352
Posted By Deviant666
or this one...

...with a corbin (w/backrest) seat...my opinion is to test ride one, I think you'll be amazed by the smoothness, linearity, available power yet civilized delivery of the Kawasaki...

Check out this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,352
Posted By Deviant666
Touring on a ZX14

ZX14 setup that makes it look like an FJR...tell me you wouldn't want to try one...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,352
Posted By Deviant666
No BMWs

I'd stay clear of BMWs due to their poor quality control/reliability. A Concours 14, FJR, ST1300, even a ZX14 modified for touring (hard bags/risers/seat/touring screen) are all good reliable...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,128
Posted By Deviant666
ZZR1400 P4GTs front and back, excellent tires...

ZZR1400 P4GTs front and back, excellent tires even on not so great surfaces...

p.s. I weight 280lbs
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Deviant666
The 640 Adventure has both the kickstand and...

The 640 Adventure has both the kickstand and kickstarter on the left...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,275
Posted By Deviant666
Especially "breaking down"... I'm an x-BMW...

Especially "breaking down"...

I'm an x-BMW enthusiast (had 2 of them in the past 7-8 years), and both were nightmarish in the reliability department. Final drives (both), piston "shot" on one, oil...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Deviant666
ZZR1400/ZX14 Akrapovic buffles experience...

Hi, recently I added a 2008 ZZR1400 to my garage. I bought the bike with Akrapovic slip-ons but the previous owner had removed the buffles and couldn't find them (?).

This thread is intended to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,124
Posted By Deviant666
I love orange (and KTMs), so much so that my...

I love orange (and KTMs), so much so that my Shark RSI carbon IS orange. I have a gallon of orange Plastidip waiting for my mood to paint...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,124
Posted By Deviant666
See the resemblance?

See the resemblance?
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,124
Posted By Deviant666
Vader for obvious reasons...

Vader for obvious reasons...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
ZX14 for (Xtra) tall riders...It's a winner!!!

@ the beginning I was hesitant whether this bike can be brought to a point that it'd fit my 6'9" frame (270-280lb) for longer riding. Well, long story, I only had to lower the pegs for 1,5" and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,728
Posted By Deviant666
The FD design that both BMW and Guzzi share,...

The FD design that both BMW and Guzzi share, allows the rear wheel to move up and down instead of an arc that other FD designs do. Some parts maybe different, like you say, but these two differ for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,728
Posted By Deviant666
Yep, they suck in the reliability department. Had...

Yep, they suck in the reliability department. Had 2 of them in the past (a 2005 1200GS with an awful/dangerous ABS, FD bearings failure and a 2006 GSA with a greatly improved ABS - felt I was their...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,110
Posted By Deviant666
A couple of weeks ago I had the same dilemma. I...

A couple of weeks ago I had the same dilemma. I liked the looks and specs of both the K1300s and ZX14. What finally steered me off the BMW wasn't its price tag (which used is significantly higher...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,423
Posted By Deviant666
You "cruise" @120mph on the GS? With all due...

You "cruise" @120mph on the GS? With all due respect, that's nonsense when GS's top speed is around 130mph (last time I checked and had two of them a 2005 1200GS which I traded to a 2006 GSA). You...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
Did some miles on the ZZR. It's an incredible...

Did some miles on the ZZR. It's an incredible bike, it makes my 990 adventure R sound like a single cylinder (or better a tin shaker with tools). This must be one of the easiest and friendliest...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,480
Posted By Deviant666
How can the Z14 feel "cramped" for you? Are you...

How can the Z14 feel "cramped" for you? Are you guys serious (there's another one at 6'2" saying it's cramped). There's no way the Z14 doesn't fit a 6'1" guy (unless of course you weight 450lb). I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
Pulled the trigger on a 09 plate with ABS this...

Pulled the trigger on a 09 plate with ABS this morning, it has Akra slip ons, a hyper-pro steering damper and comes with 17k miles. The Akras have different than stock middle sections (where the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
Sounds like a PCIII failure rather than a...

Sounds like a PCIII failure rather than a "playing up" situation unless you have a wideband installed as well (like Autotune) which are prone to failures (after a certain amount of miles). I rather...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
I'm generally in good shape too (pro basketball...

I'm generally in good shape too (pro basketball player for 15 years), maybe it becomes uncomfortable for you for very different reasons, like more arm stretching or too much leaning forward.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
I'll go try one out tomorrow and see how far I am...

I'll go try one out tomorrow and see how far I am from being comfortable. I guess I could raise the seat an inch or so, lower the pegs and relocate them backwards (if the later is possible without...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 85,897
Posted By Deviant666
Backwards repositioning pegs...

Hey guys, I'm looking into a 09 ZZR1400 abs for my first sport touring bike. The thing is I'm huge (6"9' or 2.06 without shoes, range from 265 to 290lbs in weight) and I'm in the process of figuring...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,902
Posted By Deviant666
Just downloaded it, will use it soon...one note...

Just downloaded it, will use it soon...one note though, on your first "introductive" popup page (where you state that "this software is an unofficial KTM sensor diagnostic tool....etc) you need to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Deviant666
From what I read it doesn't, PCIII does...

From what I read it doesn't, PCIII does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Deviant666
Update

The Power commander/autotune bundle is well worth the money and effort. The bike is a totally different beast. At the moment Mousitsas and I are trying a 13.2 AFR going to 13 from 80% throttle and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,129
Posted By Deviant666
More oil than max can do this

If he's used more oil than he should it is possible to get even a splatter of oil (that could reach the rear TB) from the crankcase breather. I suppose you saw it on the secondaries?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-16-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,793
Posted By Deviant666
Put an oberon slave cylinder, radial master,...

Put an oberon slave cylinder, radial master, sidestand relocator, and enjoy your bulletproof bike....(a better skid plate is a plus)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,288
Posted By Deviant666
+1, possible solution (only if you ride in...

+1, possible solution (only if you ride in similar altitudes/conditions) ticking off O2 sensors from Tuneecu...(remember you have to reset adaptation of ECU to get back to "no hickup" mode and redo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,026
Posted By Deviant666
I'm on the same page with you, I installed the...

I'm on the same page with you, I installed the Rottweiler map as base on my ECU and going for the PCV/Autotune, for even more mapping accuracy. The bike is running great as it is but I expect it to...
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