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Forum: Racing 11-24-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 44,061
Posted By desmoss
I was hoping they would shift focus to the 450 as...

I was hoping they would shift focus to the 450 as Julian Villarubia finished 35th on the FSE450 last year and the rule change to 450 also they are selling the Desert 450. I see now Julian is on a...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 44,061
Posted By desmoss
Any word on GASGAS entering this year with the...

Any word on GASGAS entering this year with the 450 that finished 35th last year? Julian Villarubia going to try again?
Forum: Racing 10-04-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,507
Posted By desmoss
I would be really surprised it doesnt come with...

I would be really surprised it doesnt come with electric start! I have a 2007 FSR450 FI electric start. Its been an awesome bike so far no problems at all. In the photos of the Desert you can see...
Forum: Racing 07-22-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 86,901
Posted By desmoss
GasGas ran 4 bikes, 3 FSR 515's and 1 EC 450. ...

GasGas ran 4 bikes, 3 FSR 515's and 1 EC 450. The 515's had problems but Julian Villarrubia finished the Dakar with a repectable 35th position ! not bad for first year attempt.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By desmoss
must be a popular bike judging by the size of...

must be a popular bike judging by the size of this thread, but my GG FSR450 rocks!
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 98,175
Posted By desmoss
here is wide angle shot

here is wide angle shot
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 98,175
Posted By desmoss
my 07 GasGas FSR 450

my 07 GasGas FSR 450
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,590
Posted By desmoss
any ideas where i can get a large fuel tank for...

any ideas where i can get a large fuel tank for my 07 GasGas FSR450?
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,045,695
Posted By desmoss
The frame cracked on my 1993 Ducati 900SS last...

The frame cracked on my 1993 Ducati 900SS last year 2006 and Ducati sent me a brand new frame with correct VIN at no cost. I hope BMW steps up to help you out.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By desmoss
I got it working!! thanks to GasGas Australia...

I got it working!! thanks to GasGas Australia (Solo Motorcycle Imports)
ECU is a IAW15P, plug is locate under righst side panel(3 pin female)
need hardware key to activate software
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By desmoss
GG FSR450 Magneti Marelli MDST

Anyone have experience with the Magnetti Marelli MDST, diagnostic software for 07 GasGas FSR450 ??
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By desmoss
GASGAS FSR/FSE 450 thread

I couldn't find many posts on the GG 450's so here is a thread for all GG riders. Ány info/tips/feedback and of course photos !!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By desmoss
anyone with a 07 GasGas 450 ???

wow! no one has a 07 GG 450 yet ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By desmoss
2007 Gasgas 450 Fse ??

Anyone out there have a ride report of their Gasgas 450FSE ?? I have been riding a '05 450FSE and love the thing, waiting for the '07 to arrive.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18,923
Views: 7,690,412
Posted By desmoss
Baja overlooking Sea of Cortez

Baja overlooking Sea of Cortez
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,879
Posted By desmoss
GASGAS fuel injected

GasGas has been making a fuel injected FSE450 for a couple of years now, great bike !
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,642
Posted By desmoss
14,000 kms and my chain adjuster bolts have...

14,000 kms and my chain adjuster bolts have siezed solid, while applying heat and penetrating oil one of the bolts has twisted off the head. Think KTM will warranty it ??
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,537
Posted By desmoss
Going to try out a 2005 FSE450 on saturday... ...

Going to try out a 2005 FSE450 on saturday... wooohoooo!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
How do you like the FSE for West coast Hare...

How do you like the FSE for West coast Hare Scrambles ?
Was just on one using a CRF250X and was thinking the FSE450 might be a handful in the tight narrow stuff! I am hoping it has a supple...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
Do you know if these FSE450's come with a NVIS...

Do you know if these FSE450's come with a NVIS (New Vehicle Indentification Sheet) for insurance???
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2005, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
Any GASGAS FSE450 owners in Canada??? Do you...

Any GASGAS FSE450 owners in Canada???
Do you have them insured for road use??
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By desmoss
Had same problem, was rad cap. But later the...

Had same problem, was rad cap. But later the fluid level kept changing turned out to be head gaskets!
When they dug further in found broken compression rings on each piston !!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By desmoss
air leaks and jetting caused lots of problems on...

air leaks and jetting caused lots of problems on mine.. but curious what happened to require a completer rebuild ?
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
JTT what is the insurance company that these guys...

JTT what is the insurance company that these guys are insuring thiera GASGAS's with, I take it it is private insurance companies in NS??
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
That sounds good to me Carson, fuel and oil...

That sounds good to me Carson, fuel and oil changes. how about top end valve adjustments ?
Sooo how can we get GASGAS off the blacklist at ICBC? it doesnt make sense that they allow you to plate...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
thanks for the feedback Carson and John! Carson...

thanks for the feedback Carson and John!
Carson where did you purchase your GASGAS, what kind of dealer support are you getting in Vancouver/ Island area ??
Looking at a 2006 450 as a trail bike...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By desmoss
GASGAS thumpers?

anyone riding GASGAS thumpers out there ?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By desmoss
I might sell my '04 950S GO!!!!, want to buy a...

I might sell my '04 950S GO!!!!, want to buy a GASGAS trials bike and small dual sport
15,000km, gel seat & original , KTM crash bars, alum 35L cases, heated grips, trip odo controller, new front...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By desmoss
My 950 is starting to feel like it is starving...

My 950 is starting to feel like it is starving for fuel when rolling on throttle above 3,000rpm, almost kills engine, but will idle fine, only does this after about 40 minutes of riding. Is this a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By desmoss
This problem happened to me, ran fine but hard...

This problem happened to me, ran fine but hard to start, had to feed it throttle to get it started, the clue was the fuel pump had to pump (can hear it pump) after I stopped then turned on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By desmoss
I had a similar problem, didnt lay down the bike...

I had a similar problem, didnt lay down the bike but it suddenly wouldnt start unless I fed it lots of throttle cold or hot. Found that the rear carb needle was not seating properly and fuel would...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,455
Posted By desmoss
Didnt notice any smoke coming out, but did...

Didnt notice any smoke coming out, but did stumble at idle, and spraying carb cleaner at any vacuum points should change the idle rpm if not stall it.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,070
Posted By desmoss
exactly the same thing happened to my 950s...

exactly the same thing happened to my 950s (11,000km)yesterday, over flow tank empty so opened the rad cap to find rad low of coolant and the same grey hardened film on rubber seal of rad cap, what...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,455
Posted By desmoss
I have had three seperate problems with stalling,...

I have had three seperate problems with stalling, popping and general crappy running engine.

First - was a needle on rear carb that did not seat properly, fuel always leaked by it, symptoms - very...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By desmoss
Has any one been able to warranty front rims...

Has any one been able to warranty front rims thru KTM in USA or Canada ??? If one dealer in Australia did warranty them shouldnt they all ?
3 950's here that went on one trip to Baja and all...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2005, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By desmoss
I used 6mm bolts cut to length with crush washers...

I used 6mm bolts cut to length with crush washers to cap the vacuum ports on left side of manifolds, found that a rubber cap will pop off or melt!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By desmoss
I will be pouring fuel out of barrels so thinking...

I will be pouring fuel out of barrels so thinking a fuel filter is a good idea,

Bigmac where did you install the filter before fuel pump or after ?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By desmoss
Fuel filter on 950??

Has anyone found a fuel filter on the 950? Seems there are only screens at the tank taps. If not what are you using for inline filters?? Is there enough room above skid plate for a filter before...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 01-20-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,725
Posted By desmoss
5 of us will be heading down the Baja in mid...

5 of us will be heading down the Baja in mid March, would love to try your maps out!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By desmoss
I was hoping to find that sizing also but found...

I was hoping to find that sizing also but found that Continental only makes a 140/80 18" rear that is designed for a 3.5" rear rim, they do not recommend it for a 4.25" rear rim of the 950 probably...
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