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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,228
Posted By NMZens
I just went through this......

I ended up finding a moped switch that installed as factory. http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=190724013799&globalID=EBAY-US This and extending my speed sensor cable because I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By NMZens
The width of the NOS style is approximately 3.75"...

The width of the NOS style is approximately 3.75" which I believe is narrower than the stock can.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By NMZens
Bought my single Wings from the distributor...

Bought my single Wings from the distributor that's in Canada. He didn't have the carbon tipped one in stock, but did have the NOS with standard tip ready to ship. Give him a call.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,346
Posted By NMZens
Laugh Woot woot!

Received phone call today, exhaust systems are ready and I've got a Carbon one on the way!!!! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By NMZens
I just looked at the HOW's 950 high fender write...

I just looked at the HOW's 950 high fender write up and the bolt pattern looks the same as the 990. I don't have first hand experience with the 950 though. Is there another "gotcha" other than the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By NMZens
From what I can find, these are new style guards...

From what I can find, these are new style guards for the XC/XC-F/SX/SX-F (2015) models. The EXC/XC-W models still use the wrap around style for 2015. The ones I received didn't have any documentation...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By NMZens
All great questions.........

and information I should have left in the first post. These are factory 2015 KTM MX guards, which I know are on the 450's but I think that they are shared across most of the MX bike lineup. Yes, this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By NMZens
Wicked An easier fork guard finally........

I picked these new style guards up off of eBay the other day because I wanted to get rid of the PITA older style wrap around guards that I was currently using. These may be the hot ticket. You can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By NMZens
Thank you. With these two steeds we should invest...

Thank you. With these two steeds we should invest in a rear tire company huh? :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By NMZens
Just like kids.........

They both need equal amounts of attention, but they can get along! You do realize that they do share similar traits of being a little heavier than their classmates but they both make up for it in raw...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By NMZens
If the adjusters are still in there......

PB Blaster (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000I2079E?ie=UTF8&force-full-site=1) them and let it soak in (for days if you can.) Work the bolts back and forth a little at a time, until you feel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By NMZens
Been there, done that....

Spent two months dual sporting a Honda 650R for a planned trip with a dear friend, and literally the LAST thing I had to do on the bike was adjust the chain. Managed to snap both of the seized chain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,632
Posted By NMZens
Do it! :evil ...

Do it! :evil

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/oo4/cczens/IMG_1608.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,923
Posted By NMZens
Great suggestion thanks!

Great suggestion thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By NMZens
Thumbs down Don't do it!

I personally wouldn't do it either.

Emergency situation, get you to the trailhead or to town to properly address it, sure, but that little clip falls out and you jam your chain up against the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,739
Posted By NMZens
What's the diameter of the led you're...

What's the diameter of the led you're considering? I thought about it too since I don't like waiting for the Xenon to warm up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,739
Posted By NMZens
Dunno.....

I didn't expand on the topic since my screen was already in production and paid for.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,739
Posted By NMZens
I asked.....

Rade about this when I enquired on the status of my RR screen and light combo, and this was his response; "Yes it is true... In the end of March I will have LED/Halogen combination... the performance...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,923
Posted By NMZens
Couple things to note.

Just received mine yesterday and couldn't wait to install it. What I found was:

1. I needed to reuse the aluminum/rubber/washer spacers when mounting the new light bracket to the plastic headlight...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By NMZens
Bbnp

I'm a New Mexico native and have spent time in all the locations mentioned, and would have to agree that the weather is too unpredictable in this region to safely assume you can access much or any of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By NMZens
Congrats on the new bike.

She's a beaut! Now prepare to melt a couple of credit cards!
:rofl

Seriously though, if you ever need a hand, have a question, or just wanna ride give me a holler. I'm just about finished with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By NMZens
Laugh Soooooooo.......

What I think I hear you saying is, 24K (http://www.ktm.com/gb/news-events/news/racing/details/ktms-450-rally-replica-bike-available-to-order-at-dealer-floor.html#.VO4Ya0L7pnI) Euro really isn't that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,023
Posted By NMZens
Thumb Almost done.

Most of the parts and pieces came in so I got to finish up the under seat wiring and the battery holder. Used the rubber KTM bungee that held the charcoal canister in place, and an open eye hook to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By NMZens
Thumb I Like It!!!

I like the new cover, I didn't have much use for the glove box and it was an enormous pain to remove in order to do anything underneath. Fit and finish was great and its much lighter and easier to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By NMZens
Laugh Yup! ...

Yup!

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/oo4/cczens/IMG_1560.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,479
Posted By NMZens
Thumb Exactly what I needed!!!

Thanks for the response, I didn't even consider that I could do this with factory parts!!!! The upper guide may be my only issue since I use a BRP upper triple to mount my damper, but that'll be easy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,479
Posted By NMZens
Since we're talking brake lines.......

I'm converting to single rotor (LH) up font and am wondering if anyone has used a MX style front single brake line that extends up and down along the front of the fork rather than the typical "S"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By NMZens
Clark Truck Equipment in Albuquerque carries some...

Clark Truck Equipment in Albuquerque carries some in stock and can order different models/configurations if they don't have what you're looking for.

Website stinks though....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,023
Posted By NMZens
Here's a pic of my relocation project. ...

Here's a pic of my relocation project.

Battery and relay in the space under seat (I have an 'R w/no ABS), you can see the R/R connectors coming through from behind the left number plate.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By NMZens
Laugh On point!

Cborarder - You do NOT know how close that option is to becoming a reality!!! I'll be watching to see if you start to firm up some dates and rider(s) for this trip, because the potential for me to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By NMZens
Wicked How about early April?

I will be laid off work on the 31st of March, which is coincidentally my b-day.

:becca Happy mfn b-day sucker! :becca

Soooooo, April 1st on is appearing to be pretty open in my calendar if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,632
Posted By NMZens
The idea was to lighten up the front end of the...

The idea was to lighten up the front end of the bike as much as possible. Removing the inner fairings and single Galfer wave front rotor is also planned. The skid plate can now be use as more of a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,632
Posted By NMZens
Laugh Finally got some time with the 'ol girl.

Well I've spent the last two years finishing up school and now finally have some time to work on some 990 projects that I've been planning and purchasing for but just haven't had the time.

Q/D air...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 57,059
Posted By NMZens
Eh? Why are so many people so passionate about single disk conversions on an ADV990?

I don't get it.

I have a '12 990 R, and I've been contemplating going to a single disk for a while now. I agree the stock dual rotors are much too powerful for off road. I also live in New...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Had enough of my rear? ...

Had enough of my rear?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/napusu5e.jpg

I'm assuming you wanted some high fender pics. Here's a close up of the fork protector.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Running. ...

Running.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/etyqe4av.jpg

Brake.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/7ymymyju.jpg

I don't think this would be your best option for getting people's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Sure. Bought one each of these. ...

Sure.

Bought one each of these.

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/34423/Acerbis-X-LED-Tail-Light?term=taillight
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Thanks for the remarks. The rear is currently a...

Thanks for the remarks. The rear is currently a stock Behr 4.25 but a re-lace to an Excel 3.50 is in the works prior to the big trip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Yep, picked up a used set from a 950 for my dirt...

Yep, picked up a used set from a 950 for my dirt set. I prefer the silver on rims that I'm scratching up with tire irons, rocks, hammers, etc during my road/trail side repairs.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 8,374,847
Posted By NMZens
Thumb Renazco.

Thanks, the seat is a Renazco. It's one of his tall off the self foam models, mucho comfortable.
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