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Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,103
Posted By Bartron
Thank you! Appreciate it. Deadly, nice to...

Thank you! Appreciate it.

Deadly, nice to see you back on a 990
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,103
Posted By Bartron
Hey guys, been away for a while so pardon the...

Hey guys, been away for a while so pardon the question.

The last revision on graveltravel is August 2014, does anyone know if another revision is coming?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,719
Posted By Bartron
Depends...

What kinda riding are you doing?

For mainly road I've had good luck with the Giant Loop ones and the Wolfman stuff is great too. You can farkle it with 12v and likely even a drink cooler.

For...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,384,471
Posted By Bartron
Congrats! My kids love climbing on the bike too! ...

Congrats! My kids love climbing on the bike too!

I have a 2012 with the same color combo and I love it, still doesn't get old looking at it - clean or dirty!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Bartron
Great question. Short answer is it doesn't...

Great question. Short answer is it doesn't matter. Long answer is each is connected to one of the three induction loops in the stator and produces AC current. When you check your stator you check...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Bartron
I think mine would have been just long enough as...

I think mine would have been just long enough as long as connectors were mounted up. Can't quite say for sure.

If you used the OEM connector and some wiring from the OEM loom you'd definitely have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Bartron
Two reasons: 1. I was curious how they came...

Two reasons:

1. I was curious how they came apart

2. If one were to get the regular non-pre-soldered kit, the potential is there to use a different connection setup. For example, you could wire...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Bartron
If you think it may be battery, pull the fuse for...

If you think it may be battery, pull the fuse for the headlight to save some amps.

Do you hear a click when you try to start? If there's not enough voltage in the battery, it won't even let you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
MOSFET install

Finally got my stuff and did the install. You can find the install here:

MOSFET Install on 990 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1065952)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Bartron
Here's the play by play. BEFORE YOU DO...

Here's the play by play.

BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING, DISCONNECT AND REMOVE THE BATTERY. I am not an electrical engineer and you are assuming all risk includinG financial, electrical, weather-related...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Bartron
Dirty 990 MOSFET Voltage Regulator/Rectifier Install

Hey Guys,

I promised a few of the fellas who helped me in this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953879) I would document my install. The bike is kinda dirty and my garage is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
For sure, I'll document it here. Believe me, even...

For sure, I'll document it here. Believe me, even without the rekluse, bump-starting the 990 is a nearly-impossible feat. Been there, never want to be there again.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
Been talking to Jack. His customer service is...

Been talking to Jack. His customer service is awesome.

Did you guys go with the maxi fuse or the inline breaker?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
aha! Eureka moment. Did you use the mounting...

aha! Eureka moment. Did you use the mounting plate Jack's got for the regulator?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
Been talking to Jack at roadstercycle.com, he...

Been talking to Jack at roadstercycle.com, he mentioned just taping off the KTM connectors and just connecting the voltage R/R directly to the battery and the stator output. Has anyone done that?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
Thanks for checking!! I could use that voltage. ...

Thanks for checking!! I could use that voltage.

So i ordered the kit. Now the question is how to install. Did you guys just splice into the original connectors? did you replace the original...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Bartron
did you get them locally?

did you get them locally?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
Thanks Guys. I cleaned all the connectors...

Thanks Guys.

I cleaned all the connectors last night. Dielectric greased and relocated the three pin connector from the stator to left side of battery above the voltage R/R. Did the resistance...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,600
Posted By Bartron
Is my R/R toasted too?

I'm not entirely sure what's up with my 2012 990 Adv.

The OEM battery died last summer and I was able to get going after getting a boost from a running diesel truck.

Then it died on the way to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Bartron
old thread but the best my google-fu could...

old thread but the best my google-fu could muster.

My 990 has the Scotts' triple and damper mount. It's currently set up with Flexx Bars and HDB hand guards. I'm looking to mount the HDB's with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By Bartron
running a stabilizer on gravel will even things...

running a stabilizer on gravel will even things out at speed.

however, the more your stabilizer is cranked, the less you will be able to steer the bike at lower speed simply by shifting your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 177,197
Posted By Bartron
I just want to say that this thread made the...

I just want to say that this thread made the decision to leave BMW for KTM an easy one years ago. Love it.

(No intention of trolling here, just a satisfied 990 owner.)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Bartron
Maybe of little help but... I think I have a...

Maybe of little help but...

I think I have a f800gs fork seal (just one) that I can send out to you somewhere tomorrow as a last resort given customs OR if someone has one they can send to you, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Bartron
I have a 2012 CD. You have options. 1. Your...

I have a 2012 CD. You have options.

1. Your mac can access the files on the CD as individual PDF's. The PDF linking from the master "home page" won't work but a PDF is a PDF is a PDF so you can...
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,969
Posted By Bartron
Are these still in production? Looks like a great...

Are these still in production? Looks like a great product with nice finish.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
Thanks for the kind words! I had a Katadyn...

Thanks for the kind words!

I had a Katadyn water filter with me just in case because you never know.

The InReach is not cheap but you can pause the subscription over the winter for like five...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
Many many many thanks!

On behalf of myself and my wife, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for reading this thread and contributing.

I am back from the wilderness of the OBDR and did end up buying a new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
not sure what made it happen!

For those of you looking for updates, called just about every name/number mentioned (BTW thank you!) and finally a ranger drove by and he flagged him down. Not sure if it was because I had talked to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
battery working!

Thanks all for the help. He now has a boost and is on his way. Cheers!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
Thanks

I've tried the rangers but they said they cannot help. They recommended finding a tow truck to go and give him a boost. Now I am trying to find one in the area. Any suggestions? His buddies do not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
Thank you

I have absolutely no idea how to use this site and am lucky that I guessed his password!! If anyone can move this thread to a more appropriate area of this website I would be very grateful! Thank you!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,655
Posted By Bartron
***RESOLVED*** Help. My husband is stranded in Oregon

I apologize for this message but I'm at a loss for what else to do. My hubby is riding by himself in Oregon trying to meet up with his buddies and now is off road somewhere (coordinates 44.9155...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bartron
Thanks guys. As anxious as I am to get...

Thanks guys.

As anxious as I am to get started, I'll wait on the mail again tomorrow. Apparently there may be brake related issues without that spacer fitting properly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bartron
Stranded in civilization: HELP with rear hub

Guys,

I have a brand new Woody's rear RAD hub BUT am missing the machined adaptor to replace the original KTM one. The difference between the two is the RAD one needs to have a larger OD. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 606,386
Posted By Bartron
Hi Woody, Sent you an email at your yahoo...

Hi Woody,

Sent you an email at your yahoo address.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,940
Views: 368,778
Posted By Bartron
Tires

Forgot to mention that all the bike shops we came across were closed Sunday and Monday. Just an FYI for tire planning.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,940
Views: 368,778
Posted By Bartron
A couple basterds and I did the route last week...

A couple basterds and I did the route last week in 3.5 days North to South as we were a bit pushed for time. We had no unexpected closures and used the Beehive reservoir route.

Ran into a few...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,103
Posted By Bartron
Touched base with Deadly. He's gonna make that a...

Touched base with Deadly. He's gonna make that a tech section.

I'll post pics late next week.

B
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,407
Views: 714,103
Posted By Bartron
Grey Creek Pass

We just did Grey Creek pass. The TCAT 2.8 routed us over the old grey creek pass by the power line. Half way through it there's a deep v-shaped creek crossing full of large rocks. We passed on that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-31-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 67,291
Posted By Bartron
Unreal ride and great storytelling taking us...

Unreal ride and great storytelling taking us through your adventures!

We are planning on doing the PCQ North from Oregon/Washington to Canada. Did you come across any other obstacles aside from...
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