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Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,705
Posted By crwmac
Unfortunately, I agree with this advice. ...

Unfortunately, I agree with this advice. Mechanical s*^t don't fix itself. Something is wrong, and the problem WILL return. I'd keep going until you find out what happened and get it repaired.
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,570
Posted By crwmac
Frame Attachment

It's a piece of aluminum bar molded to fit against the frame, wedged under the crash bar and hose-clamped in place to keep the crash bar from moving when I drop the beast in the dirt. It works well. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,570
Posted By crwmac
Stickers

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/crwmac/Misc%20LC8%20Photos/IMG_0705.jpg

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/crwmac/Misc%20LC8%20Photos/IMG_0706-1.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18,683
Views: 7,457,918
Posted By crwmac
Check out The New Sandman

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/crwmac/Misc%20LC8%20Photos/IMG_0705.jpg

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/crwmac/Misc%20LC8%20Photos/IMG_0706.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By crwmac
Intermittent Miss

Some, including myself, have reported pinched ignition circuit wireing where a wiring bundle runs down adjacent to the left side of the steering head. The bundle gets pinched on the steering lock. It...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,314
Posted By crwmac
Deep water?

I asked the same question when my 05 950 was a pup. Answer is, nope, it's not a problem. I agree with you that the electrics down low goes against logic a bit but KTM must know what their doing. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Skinny Bags

Here ya go:

I lengthened the two large top straps, added buckles, and used Velcro to secure the strap ends.

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q83/crwmac/skinny%20bags/IMG_0355.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Got um already. Thanks, Mac

Got um already.

Thanks,

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Aerostich Thin Dry Bag Saddlebags #9005

I'll work on that for you. I'll have to take some more photos. I have a great sewing machine that will sew heavy webbing. I just purchased the webbing sizes needed and extended or shortened...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Wide Load

I'm not much of a welder but I agree with you, the stock bags are a bit of a wide load. I still plan to use them on the extended trips but for the shorter ones, I modified some narrow soft bags to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Laugh The pro photographer that I was riding with that...

The pro photographer that I was riding with that day was standing by the road and panned with his camera as I rode past at about 20MPH. It's an easy trick to create motion in the shot. It's one of my...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
Got It Covered

...Way ahead of you Ricey. I did the fender and the AWS/Black Dog dust cover. I even chopped the windscreen but didn't like it and put it back. Here is a more recent picture.

Mac
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Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By crwmac
This Forum Is Getting Boring.

Where are the problems to solve? I love to work on my bike and it seems that every issue was long ago resolved by KTM on the newer models, or solved with easy upgrades pioneered and documented on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,506
Posted By crwmac
Bag Mount

Check out this post: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3725628&postcount=1557

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,511
Posted By crwmac
Folding Mirrors

Pydon,

I have been looking for better mirrors too. Currently, I use the Bikemaster folding mirror. It breaks and falls off too, but the good news is that it's cheap.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,951
Posted By crwmac
Extra Fan Maybe Not Needed

I ride in the very HOT conditions of Texas (and Mexico, and New Mexico, and Colorado, and Utah) :-). I have found that after a coolant change, done by the book with the front end raised, you will...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By crwmac
Many Thanks to Pydon and the H.O.W.

I just finished a very successful water pump seal replacement.

Many thanks to the 950 Hall of Wisdom (http://www.ktm950.info/) and to Pydon for his excellent article.

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,696
Posted By crwmac
Steering Head Tightness

The torque setting would be so small that your torque wrench probably wouldn't go that low. I saw a value once in a Honda manual which was too low to gauge with any of my torque wrenches. Steering...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By crwmac
Gasket Seal?

I am preparing to do a water pump seal replacement. Should I use any form of gasket seal on the paper gasket for the inside clutch cover? And, should I use any gasket sealer when I replace the header...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-10-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,417
Posted By crwmac
This is an adjustable torque wrench adapter that...

This is an adjustable torque wrench adapter that lets you use your existing torque wrench. It works like a charm. (Keep in mind that if the extension is used at 90 degrees to the torque wrench, no...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 91,584
Posted By crwmac
Check Valve?

Pyn,

Please forgive me if this is an uninformed observation. I have been following this thread rather loosely.

There is something I do not understand about the "check valve" idea. Isn't the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By crwmac
You appear to be correct.

I think your assessment is exactly right. Based on all I have read, that is a symptom of starter torque limiter failure. There is a How-to here:
http://ktm950.info/ktm_HOW.htm

My dealer...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,596
Posted By crwmac
I thought about adding this item but I didn't...

I thought about adding this item but I didn't because there may be differences in how vacuum tubes and such were routed on various bikes whose SAS system has been removed (or not removed). My 950 may...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 91,584
Posted By crwmac
OEM Pump Rubber Holder

Speaking of the OEM pump; if you order one, does it come with the rubber holder installed? If not, does anyone know how the heck you get the rubber holder off the old pump?

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,596
Posted By crwmac
Thanks for the tips! I figured the front was...

Thanks for the tips! I figured the front was doable without removing the radiator but being my first time with this bike, I decided to give myself the extra room. I also did the carb balance as you...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,596
Posted By crwmac
My 950 Valve Adjustment Play-by-Play with Picís, PART 2 of 2

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It’s so cool being inside the engine like this. It makes me feel …well …smart. I frequently called my wife to the garage to show her the inner workings, and as I feigned complete...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,596
Posted By crwmac
My 950 Valve Adjustment Play-by-Play with Picís, PART 1 of 2

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This is my first time to do a valve adjustment on the 950 so this is only a documentary of that exercise. Use...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By crwmac
Looks like a larger than stock radiator. Mac

Looks like a larger than stock radiator.

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By crwmac
Nutz

THANKS!

MAC
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By crwmac
I'm glad that someone brought this subject up...

I'm glad that someone brought this subject up again. CP recently answered a similar question from me but now I have a couple more:

First - In the manual under Engine Assembly/ Cylinder Head...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,417
Posted By crwmac
To re-torque these head nuts, do you just put the...

To re-torque these head nuts, do you just put the wrench on them as is with the proper torque setting, or is it necessary to loosten them slightly first, oil them, or anything?

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By crwmac
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,160
Posted By crwmac
In my experience with two 950's it is not...

In my experience with two 950's it is not uncommon for the radiator cap, even a new one, not to allow coolant to be sucked back into the radiator as the radiator cools. What is happening in lieu of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By crwmac
This is a clear symptom of a pinched or blocked...

This is a clear symptom of a pinched or blocked fuel tank vent. Search "Fuel Tank Venting."

Mac
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,308
Posted By crwmac
I vote for this thread to end. It's a...

I vote for this thread to end.

It's a shame (for Woody's) to see the "Woody's Tubeless Failure" title keep getting bumped to the top. All parties have spoken their piece. Let's let it go...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,273
Posted By crwmac
+1 Look out dude, she's up to...

+1

Look out dude, she's up to something...BIG!

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By crwmac
TL, How could you tell it was low every...

TL,

How could you tell it was low every 160km? Was the coolant reserve tank level going down? Were you overheating? ...just curious.

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,097
Posted By crwmac
Thank you very much!!! (I am getting ready for my...

Thank you very much!!! (I am getting ready for my first valve adjustment too.)

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By crwmac
Yep! Me too. The factory needs to take note and...

Yep! Me too. The factory needs to take note and do a better job with that wire bundle.

Mac
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By crwmac
I haven't studied the 990 but what about the idea...

I haven't studied the 990 but what about the idea of just converting the brake-lines to the configuration used on a 950 high fender job? Those big loops of brake line hanging out in mid air behind...
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