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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By Sumi
Welcome to the club:) The bike is quite fine...

Welcome to the club:)

The bike is quite fine out of the box, just ride it (nothing gnarly yet!) a bit before you start to drop insane $$$'s on farkles, so you will know what you need:)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By Sumi
I had my 950 running for a while with one tooth...

I had my 950 running for a while with one tooth off on one of the cylinders. It's not even noticeable (IMO no way to tell it without a dyno). Also it's quite easy to misalign it, so no sweat!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By Sumi
Been running a clip style joint on my 950 for a...

Been running a clip style joint on my 950 for a year now without any problems. Be sure to assemble it correctly, as IMO that is where most people f*ck it up (it needs big force, and IMO can't be done...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,379
Posted By Sumi
Noooooooooooo! ...

Noooooooooooo!

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/352642/resized_obi-wan-the-chosen-one-meme-generator-you-were-the-chosen-one-i-trusted-you-4d4e12.jpg


Anyways, thanks for all your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Sumi
That's why you should always dry-test it first,...

That's why you should always dry-test it first, without any hose attached
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Sumi
+1 Dr Bean all the way

+1 Dr Bean all the way
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By Sumi
I have a friend who has fitted SD990 throttle...

I have a friend who has fitted SD990 throttle bodies to his 2006(EU) ADV990, and it works perfectly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,503
Posted By Sumi
wow! great job

wow! great job
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Sumi
I had this happen to me as well (on a borrowed...

I had this happen to me as well (on a borrowed carb:cry), and couldn't get it fixed.

The thing is, that this part can not be bought - I even emailed Keihin itself, but nope.

There are fittings...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,605
Posted By Sumi
There is not a way to separate the head from the...

There is not a way to separate the head from the cylinder without removing the cylinder as well from the engine IMO. The added work is not that much if you leave the piston in the cylinder.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 626,564
Posted By Sumi
Assuming that you have the stock jetting: ...

Assuming that you have the stock jetting:

IMO 20 mpg (US) is possible if you're sick on the throttle, had it a couple of times me as well (even worse, 17-18 US mpg is possible).

The popping on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By Sumi
or fill it up normally, install cap, go for a...

or fill it up normally, install cap, go for a ride and pop some wheelies, and refill to top of radiator after the ride:))
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,605
Posted By Sumi
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,605
Posted By Sumi
I had them replaced on the rear head by my dealer...

I had them replaced on the rear head by my dealer (who is a friend of me, so I was there during the operation, "helping"), and the head has to be removed - you can't remove the valves otherwise...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Sumi
I did this in the summer, noted the values down,...

I did this in the summer, noted the values down, but unable to find them now :/

Anyways, I remember something around or between 60-70VAC @5000 rpm on the coils (62.5VAC is what pops in my mind)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Sumi
The carb heaters are IMO wired to ACC1 (always...

The carb heaters are IMO wired to ACC1 (always on) with a temperature switch (switches on under 5C) out of the factory.

Edit: Sorry, just looked at the wiring diagram, and they're wired to ACC2...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Sumi
There are 2 routes to take: 1, Find the...

There are 2 routes to take:

1, Find the specifiacation of the heated grips and have a look at it, how much power does it draw - add the max 0.5A (@5V, which is less at 12V (0.208A), but calculate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Sumi
I don't know the name of the connector that the...

I don't know the name of the connector that the ACC (female) connector has, but you can buy it from every hardware store IMO - at least here in europe. Now you either buy/ or make 2 Y adaptors (one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Sumi
The Montana has a standard USB charger, and an...

The Montana has a standard USB charger, and an USB2.0 socket on your computer has a max output power of 0.5A. So the montana will use even less power possibly. So you can parallel connect it with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By Sumi
put it in the freezer or heat it? maybe it...

put it in the freezer or heat it? maybe it shrinks less than the bushing when frozen - or expands more when heated?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By Sumi
dental hook or similiar? broom stick from the...

dental hook or similiar? broom stick from the other side?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sumi
Joke aside, why would you like to do that? Isn't...

Joke aside, why would you like to do that? Isn't it plush enough? Do you have the 3 bushing style fork?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sumi
edit: wasn't funny

edit: wasn't funny
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By Sumi
Yep, on initial startup - that is turning the...

Yep, on initial startup - that is turning the kill switch into the run poisiton, the KTM 950 will cycle the pump for a couple seconds, and it stops after that, because the engine is not running. You...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sumi
Be advised, that if you cut the green rubber tabs...

Be advised, that if you cut the green rubber tabs inside the cap aka flapendectomy, fuel will flow out freely and quite fast when bike is on its side, until fuel level (of both tanks) gets below the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sumi
I've seen this happen on one of my friends 990 on...

I've seen this happen on one of my friends 990 on hot days (he doesn't have a sock filter) - and apart from it being strange, it didn't affect performance or anything - bike was rideable.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By Sumi
It doesn't need the ECU to function, that's false...

It doesn't need the ECU to function, that's false information. The need for the ECU is because there is a safety feature built in - If the engine quits running, the ECU senses it, and it cuts the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,347
Posted By Sumi
from 2008 eu / 2009 us they have the new style...

from 2008 eu / 2009 us they have the new style dash / updated engine / updated ecu
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,347
Posted By Sumi
The whole point of the LC8 engine is the very...

The whole point of the LC8 engine is the very light rotating masses inside, for a really responsive (some call it jerky) engine character. That's what KTM wanted at the design table, and that's what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Sumi
That's the problem with old but low milage...

That's the problem with old but low milage bikes.. They don't like to sit for a long time.

Anyways, go for the samco (or similiar) hoses & clamps like this one and forget about it:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,083
Posted By Sumi
Ah, my bad:) sorry:)

Ah, my bad:) sorry:)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,083
Posted By Sumi
I believe it depends on the daily terrain.

I believe it depends on the daily terrain.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By Sumi
I believe the 09 SM (EU) has the "new" engine...

I believe the 09 SM (EU) has the "new" engine with the SD cams.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Sumi
(double) red-white

(double) red-white
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Sumi
IMO those mains are way too big. Also with the TI...

IMO those mains are way too big. Also with the TI needles I'd try a 2nd clip from top (if you want to keep these mains). (mains & needles will also affect idle with this carb)

Ofcourse check for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,083
Posted By Sumi
950SE fender + SX85 fork protectors: ...

950SE fender + SX85 fork protectors:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,263
Posted By Sumi
Take care when tightening these bolts, because...

Take care when tightening these bolts, because when overtightened you can fook up the cam bearings and the new cams & cyl head are quite pricey.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=711276
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By Sumi
Glad you've managed to sort it out! Happy...

Glad you've managed to sort it out!

Happy holidays!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By Sumi
DID or Regina

DID or Regina
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By Sumi
Thanks!:) Happy holidays!

Thanks!:) Happy holidays!
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