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Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,351
Posted By David37
+2 lack of fuel. In addition to cleaning the...

+2 lack of fuel. In addition to cleaning the fuel pump screen, I would remove the fuel petcocks and clean the inside tank screens, I think there is a factory inline fuel filter, I would clean or...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By David37
Lube that chain every 300-400 miles and your...

Lube that chain every 300-400 miles and your chain noise should disappear.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By David37
I know you're in Oman so I don't know how hard it...

I know you're in Oman so I don't know how hard it would be to buy a replacement rim. IMO I would replace the stock "butter" rim with a stronger Excel rim and SS spokes, relace and be done with your...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By David37
+2 Contact Superplush suspension ...

+2 Contact Superplush suspension

http://superplushsuspension.com/
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By David37
Check out these KTM sites. I've ordered from all...

Check out these KTM sites. I've ordered from all three and have had no problems.

...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By David37
+2 Dirt Tricks, they guarantee their steel...

+2 Dirt Tricks, they guarantee their steel sprockets for one year.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By David37
WD40 works well on rust but not as a chain lube. ...

WD40 works well on rust but not as a chain lube. Spray WD40 on a rag and then wipe down the side plates on your chain.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,211
Posted By David37
On all of my KTM dirt bikes, I run a "brake...

On all of my KTM dirt bikes, I run a "brake snake" which is a wire cable from the brake lever to the frame. I also use a "brake snake" on my shift lever The "brake snake" is suppose to prevent your...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By David37
++2 Zacspeed chest protector/hydration/day pack. ...

++2 Zacspeed chest protector/hydration/day pack. I used to strap a Camelback to my chest protector and it worked ok. I've been using a Zacspeed one for over 3 years, well made product and I have no...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,397
Posted By David37
In my tool kit I also carry a 1/4" T-handle and...

In my tool kit I also carry a 1/4" T-handle and 6, 8, 10 & 13 mm sockets. Old school you carry 35mm film negatives (if you can still some), new school you carry a Seal Saver. Both items can be used...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By David37
If you plan on riding 95% street and 5% dirt on...

If you plan on riding 95% street and 5% dirt on your trip, I would go with Continental Trail Attacks. Great street tire, so-so on dirt roads.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By David37
+2 Toyota factory coolant (contains no silica)...

+2 Toyota factory coolant (contains no silica) 50/50 mix with distilled water. Be careful some automotive coolants contain silica (abrasive material) and some coolants are not formulated for use in...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By David37
The KTM 500 is a great dual sport bike if you're...

The KTM 500 is a great dual sport bike if you're riding involves 90% dirt and 10% street. The 690 is a good bike for street riding and a good bike for dirt riding (a little heavy). The 690 weakest...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By David37
I have to bleed the rear brake on my SE every 5-6...

I have to bleed the rear brake on my SE every 5-6 months to maintain a firm brake pedal.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,891
Posted By David37
IMO it sounds like a clogged fuel filter or bag...

IMO it sounds like a clogged fuel filter or bag fuel injector.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By David37
IMO I would keep looking for a lower mileage SE.

IMO I would keep looking for a lower mileage SE.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,861
Posted By David37
++Superplush they did a great job on my 950 SE...

++Superplush they did a great job on my 950 SE suspension. I was going to have Konflict revalve and service my suspension but Superplush sent me an e-mail with a 15% discount so I went with...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By David37
I had a Alaska sheepskin seat pad and sold it...

I had a Alaska sheepskin seat pad and sold it after 3 trips. I recommend saving your $$ and buy an Air Hawk. Most people make the mistake of putting too much air in the Air Hawk, it takes a little...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By David37
Definitely keep your bike! If you never had your...

Definitely keep your bike! If you never had your suspension serviced, I would send it to SuperPlush and have them service and revalve your suspension to your weight and riding style.

IMO I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,104
Posted By David37
IMO I would try increasing the front tire...

IMO I would try increasing the front tire pressure 2lbs at a time and see that helps. Ride the same road trying the different air pressures and you should feel a difference.

I would also try...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By David37
That comparison was "weak".

That comparison was "weak".
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By David37
Both of these KTM dealers had your center stand. ...

Both of these KTM dealers had your center stand.


http://www.surdykeyamaha.com/pages/oemparts#/s/KTM//60003022044

http://www.powersportswarehouse.com/pages/oemparts#/s/KTM//60003022044
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,687
Posted By David37
I ran it for about a year in my 07 950 SE. I...

I ran it for about a year in my 07 950 SE. I didn't really notice any changes in my shifting or anything else. At the time, I could only get Royal Purple Max Cycle on line so now I use Mobil 1...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By David37
Stinky151, I have the fork shield guide you're...

Stinky151, I have the fork shield guide you're looking for. PM you address and I'll send it out next week.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,731
Posted By David37
IMO, keep the 4S, sell the BMW, buy the second...

IMO, keep the 4S, sell the BMW, buy the second Adventure.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By David37
Send your suspension to Super Plush, they work on...

Send your suspension to Super Plush, they work on a lot of KTM adventure bikes and can lower your suspension either 1" or 2". They did a great job on revalving my 950 SE suspension.

...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,005
Posted By David37
Have you contacted Heidenau and told them what...

Have you contacted Heidenau and told them what happen to your tire? I would be interested to hear what Heidenau has to say about your tire.

I once had a new Kenda knobby that started...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By David37
IMO it really boils down to what kind of riding...

IMO it really boils down to what kind of riding you plan on doing. If you want a good street bike buy the Yamaha, if you want a good street bike and a good dirt bike buy the KTM.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,846
Posted By David37
After you drink the orange koolaid there's no...

After you drink the orange koolaid there's no turning back. Let the fun and farkles begin.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By David37
That sounds like it was painful :lol2

That sounds like it was painful :lol2
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,192
Posted By David37
I think Mad Max should ride Zuber's bike in the...

I think Mad Max should ride Zuber's bike in the next Road Warrior movie.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,964
Posted By David37
IMO KTM made the Std. so they have a bike to...

IMO KTM made the Std. so they have a bike to compete in the "adventure" market that is now populated by BMWs GS1200s, Suzuki Versys, Yamaha Super Tenere and Triumph Tigers.

The R is for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By David37
I'm in the same boat like JTS1 except mine is an...

I'm in the same boat like JTS1 except mine is an 07 SE with 14K miles. I've changed the coolant twice and haven't had any problems losing coolant. On replacing the WP seal, I'm going with if...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By David37
This is an example of what is out there. ...

This is an example of what is out there.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/KTM-Other-2007-ktm-950-r-super-enduro-/251460205118?forcerrptr=true&hash=item3a8c323a3e&item=251460205118&pt=US_motorcycles
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By David37
I would also try checking your battery ground...

I would also try checking your battery ground cable connection at the frame and check both of your battery cables. Make sure ground cable has a clean contact (use steel wool or fine sand paper to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By David37
I've been riding for 40+ years and have owned a...

I've been riding for 40+ years and have owned a lot of M/Cs. The only 2 motorcycles that I will never sell are my 07 KTM 950SE and my 01 Kawasaki ZRX1200. If you're like the other 950SE owners and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By David37
I went with a Ballistic battery for my 950SE, no...

I went with a Ballistic battery for my 950SE, no problems so far.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,983
Posted By David37
+2 on the leather mud flap with the fringe and...

+2 on the leather mud flap with the fringe and chrome studs. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,515
Posted By David37
With that kind of customer service, just walk...

With that kind of customer service, just walk /run away and take your $$$ to a dealer who knows how to take care of their customers.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By David37
+2 on the Air Hawk for long distance riding. ...

+2 on the Air Hawk for long distance riding. Most common mistake made by new owners is over inflating the Air Hawk. I recommend that you experiment by adding or decreasing the air pressure until...
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