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Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By GrenDesb
PM Head2wind, he messes with adv/sm/se/sd...

PM Head2wind, he messes with adv/sm/se/sd harnesses and should know everything you need to know.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By GrenDesb
Otherwise, engine cutting out causes are most of...

Otherwise, engine cutting out causes are most of the time:

Wire cut in the loom that goes to the ignition switch

Worn out or dirty ignition switch contacts

Main relay and or corroded/loose...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By GrenDesb
When I was looking for a 9x0 adventure, SM seemed...

When I was looking for a 9x0 adventure, SM seemed to be easier to find.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18,794
Views: 7,528,014
Posted By GrenDesb
On a trip around lake St-Jean from Québec city...

On a trip around lake St-Jean from Québec city and back.

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk288/grendesb/KTM%202014/FFC14FF5-9A99-4E34-9E29-541509DDC018_zps5ftpv9o8.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 24,414
Posted By GrenDesb
Couple other taken by Eric: ...

Couple other taken by Eric:

http://www.rinho.net/Moto/RR2014/i-wwC8df3/0/XL/IMG_3892-XL.jpg

http://www.rinho.net/Moto/RR2014/i-Lgh7KB5/0/XL/IMG_3887-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 24,414
Posted By GrenDesb
Fixed :D

Fixed :D
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 24,414
Posted By GrenDesb
Same spot. When people (with lower air...

Same spot.

When people (with lower air intakes) started to honk the horn for me to turn around, I just had to pivot the bike around as it was floating on the side bags.
...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 24,414
Posted By GrenDesb
Had a hell of a great time this week end. ...

Had a hell of a great time this week end.

This event is in line to be my best ride of the year.

Pics and video to come.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By GrenDesb
Great, that is what I wanted to hear. Thank...

Great, that is what I wanted to hear.

Thank you.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By GrenDesb
I have a 245mm suspension (S 2006 to 2009 and...

I have a 245mm suspension (S 2006 to 2009 and 2011 up)

Buying a new one is expensive for what it is.

Taking out the welder and mod mine is by far the cheapest, simpliest and easiest way so I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By GrenDesb
9x0 longer center stand ???

Anyone modded a stock center stand to lenghten it and accomodate S, R or Powercell 277 suspension?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By GrenDesb
Few ressources that I know of. ...

Few ressources that I know of.

Mytripmybike.com

Motorcycleshippers.com

Uship.com
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18,794
Views: 7,528,014
Posted By GrenDesb
Looks tall for a 2007 S (245mm). Does it have the...

Looks tall for a 2007 S (245mm). Does it have the big (265mm) suspension?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 241,186
Posted By GrenDesb
Roaming Rally on a 990 - Day 1

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By GrenDesb
On the video at least, it REALLY sounds like...

On the video at least, it REALLY sounds like sheetmetal rattle so my vote to exhaust pipe joint or other exhaust pipe related rattle.

But from a video, can be really misleading.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By GrenDesb
Stupid me. :rofl Found the solution here:...

Stupid me. :rofl

Found the solution here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=562758
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By GrenDesb
Stuck Remote Preload Adjuster

07 990 ADV

Got the suspension serviced last fall.

This spring, remote preload adjuster is stuck. :cry

Anyone that could advise me where to look first?

Links, experience, etc.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By GrenDesb
Look for water pump rebuild on the HOW. ...

Look for water pump rebuild on the HOW.

http://ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Cooling%20System/waterpump/Rebuild/ktm_water_pump.html

Be careful to get the proper parts as the part number...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10,453
Views: 2,162,072
Posted By GrenDesb
I've had exhaust being too tight and intake being...

I've had exhaust being too tight and intake being too loose. I suspect the last people that did my valves were probably not the best mecanics.

I'd just keep an eye on them next winter or in 10 000...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10,453
Views: 2,162,072
Posted By GrenDesb
I burped it. ...

I burped it.

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk288/grendesb/KTM%202014/36739BD1-A052-4821-993E-73346C7FBF4D_zps6gjenb7o.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By GrenDesb
When you get your suspension tuned for your...

When you get your suspension tuned for your weight and riding style, raising it is just only a 300-400$ extra.

1000-1200$ total but you get a bike not only raised but set up for yourself.

Alex...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By GrenDesb
First thing is to buy, ride, see the limit and...

First thing is to buy, ride, see the limit and evaluate but:

For the average rider, forks spring for sure.

Respring+revalve front and rear is best if you intend on pushing it some.

Being...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By GrenDesb
Thank you guys for your inputs. I'll clean...

Thank you guys for your inputs.

I'll clean what I easily can and ride. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By GrenDesb
I used a piece of all thread, ground a point at...

I used a piece of all thread, ground a point at one end and two nuts tightened together at the other end.

Could use a long set screw too.

Threads are M8 x 1.25
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By GrenDesb
Janotech ergonomic clutch lever

I shortened my clutch lever last year to help with two finger operation.

Was missing the end ball so looked at options but couldn't find much, the other options are shorter but still have a big...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By GrenDesb
Air filter is clean, secondary throttle butterfly...

Air filter is clean, secondary throttle butterfly is clean too. That's why I beleive it comes from the gas itself.

Not too concerned about the cause for now as I'm pretty sure this has been caused...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By GrenDesb
Dirty intake ports

In the process of doing my valve check, I discovered some sh*t in my intake ports, on my intake valves and under the TB butterflies.

Looks worst in person than on the pictures. Looks like the shit...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,903
Posted By GrenDesb
Ignition switch or some of it's wire that is cut....

Ignition switch or some of it's wire that is cut. :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By GrenDesb
9x0 - Front tire for soft stuff

Looking for a front tire for a specific event.

Searched but all I could find is the usual TKC, 606 answers.

Any other tire for offroad only, to ride soft dirt, sand and mud?

Looking for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By GrenDesb
Maintenance schedule is pretty much made so that...

Maintenance schedule is pretty much made so that you do all that needs to be done all at once, valve check and spark plugs every two oil change.

Once bodywork and gas tanks are removed to do the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By GrenDesb
You loose nothing to ride the 19/17 and make your...

You loose nothing to ride the 19/17 and make your mind later or even borrow 21/18 to try and help the decision process.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,469
Posted By GrenDesb
Old thread but yeah, I agree that the key is to...

Old thread but yeah, I agree that the key is to hold momentum.

It's tiring when you have to put your feet down.

These bikes are so much fun. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,144
Posted By GrenDesb
Function over form. Loving it.

Function over form.

Loving it.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10,453
Views: 2,162,072
Posted By GrenDesb
You pretty much only need brake lines from a...

You pretty much only need brake lines from a non-ABS model.

Than it's only a matter of removing the ABS stuff, sensors, module, wiring (which is separate from the main harness anyways.)
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By GrenDesb
I can be wrong but 2003-2004 and S and R models...

I can be wrong but 2003-2004 and S and R models of the other years.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,014
Posted By GrenDesb
Same for me.

Same for me.
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,445
Posted By GrenDesb
I'm sure one could easily use an available led...

I'm sure one could easily use an available led light dimmer with high beam bypass wire to get always on, dimmed driving lights and wire the blink to the highbeam bypass wire to get the blinking at...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,445
Posted By GrenDesb
It's absolutely not needed but it's nice to have....

It's absolutely not needed but it's nice to have.

To me, it adds confort, allowing me not to bother with the steering nervousness, something experienced riders may not see any benefits.

The...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By GrenDesb
Had a 2006 S (245mm) which got stollen. Replaced...

Had a 2006 S (245mm) which got stollen. Replaced it by a std 2007 (210mm).

In low speed situation where keeping balance while handling the clutch, gas and brakes, putting the foot down may save...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,852
Posted By GrenDesb
Best dual sport front I've ran so far is the...

Best dual sport front I've ran so far is the MT21. Better than the D606 both on and off road.

But tires are like ladies, your best might not be mine.
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