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Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By Tom_C
ACY, I saw your posts when I was an XR650L owner...

ACY, I saw your posts when I was an XR650L owner and frequented the XR thread. See where I am now? :evil Honestly, I was all about a 990, but then looked at the kind of riding I do, and the abuse my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
Has anyone done their SE up in blue, like the 990...

Has anyone done their SE up in blue, like the 990 color? Been toying with the idea of changing all the orange over to blue with similar graphics via vinyl wrap, except the frame, but would like to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Tom_C
So could one get away with leaving the rear...

So could one get away with leaving the rear alone, and just doing the fronts, or would doing just the fronts really unbalance the setup? I don't do doubles anymore, and the picture from ORR is just...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tom_C
No rubber stoppers were harmed (or used) in the...

No rubber stoppers were harmed (or used) in the filming of this event. :) Just kept it at the proper dangle angle.:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Tom_C
Troy, I have the same issue, 6'3" and got up to...

Troy, I have the same issue, 6'3" and got up to 290, trying to lower that number. My only suggestion would be to call one of the KTM suspension guys and talk with them about your riding style as...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,903
Posted By Tom_C
I've got the wolfman racks, and over time they...

I've got the wolfman racks, and over time they settled in, and I now have to lift up on the rack slightly to get my cap off, but it's not a big deal.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tom_C
Some folks replace the rear graphite gasket, but...

Some folks replace the rear graphite gasket, but I ran into issues losing one of the washers/bushings at the front, so had to order two more of them. I was careful removing the header, so am going to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tom_C
I had a go at the freeze method, and all I can...

I had a go at the freeze method, and all I can say is "INCREDIBLE!!!!" It took two sessions, where I froze it overnight, then let it thaw, replaced the water, and froze again. Only issue I had was...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By Tom_C
I notice no one has mentioned the fork stop,...

I notice no one has mentioned the fork stop, which in my mind is necessary for folks that don't haul all the time or are concerned about how tight to tighten straps. Piece of PVC or wood or specially...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,262
Posted By Tom_C
Yes, please!!!!

Yes, please!!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,054
Posted By Tom_C
I'd LOVE to see that. No idea how to help though.

I'd LOVE to see that. No idea how to help though.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Tom_C
I had heard 3000 (roughly) made total, but no...

I had heard 3000 (roughly) made total, but no idea on imported into America.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tom_C
Looks like the freeze method may be my best bet. ...

Looks like the freeze method may be my best bet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWzxYLG9sM (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWzxYLG9sM)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tom_C
950SE crunched front header. repair, replace, leave as is?

I know two strokes are pretty finicky about exhaust size, bends, etc, and I've always heard that it's about the diameter of the 4 stoke exhaust.

Bike landed on a rock in the mountains of NC this...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By Tom_C
Aerospace 303 Protectant, seems to actually help...

Aerospace 303 Protectant, seems to actually help the rubber...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Tom_C
http://www.advtank.com/collections/ktm-950-990-adv...

http://www.advtank.com/collections/ktm-950-990-adventure (http://www.advtank.com/collections/ktm-950-990-adventure)

buy the two into one header, then the FMF.
I got my SE rear tank from these...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,405
Posted By Tom_C
I may have missed it, but where were the camping...

I may have missed it, but where were the camping areas?

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
After turning around, I hit the brakes right...

After turning around, I hit the brakes right where the rock transitioned to dirt, and went down. On the rock. Rear brake left a nice gouge in the sidecover and bent all wonky. First trailside...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
No kickstand needed.... ...

No kickstand needed....

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii44/ttcovington/The%20KTM%20950%20SE/20140531_163502.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
Bob, the PO of mine did a BDCW plate as well. ...

Bob, the PO of mine did a BDCW plate as well. How are you attaching your straps? I've got a way I'm not real happy with involving some tie down loops that normally go around the handlebars when...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii44/ttcovingto...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii44/ttcovington/The%20KTM%20950%20SE/20140417_154344.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/ttcovington/media/The%20KTM%20950%20SE/20140417_154344.jpg.html)

My...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
Uhwarrie is my favorite place to ride as long as...

Uhwarrie is my favorite place to ride as long as there aren't a lot of 4x4s out. I load up the 950, ride down, camp for a few days, and ride. So did you go up or down or both on Daniel and Dickey...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tom_C
SE rider here, but D606 on front and MotoZ...

SE rider here, but D606 on front and MotoZ Tractionator on rear, lowered to 20psi in the dirt and 32psi on the road. I was surprised at the difference it made. Also have forgotten to air back up /...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Tom_C
After seeing these "real offroad conditions" I do...

After seeing these "real offroad conditions" I do believe my SE has me spoiled....

So when are they going to really ride them offroad? :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Tom_C
I got mine from Revzilla, and may have gotten one...

I got mine from Revzilla, and may have gotten one of their last, as they no longer stock it.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/wolfman-side-racks-ktm-950-se

You can click on the picture to see...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Tom_C
The wolfman side racks fit, although after...

The wolfman side racks fit, although after settling in for a few hundred miles, I have to slightly lift on the rack to get the cap off.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,678,781
Posted By Tom_C
first pics of mine on the net... :) little vid...

first pics of mine on the net... :) little vid also.


http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii44/ttcovington/The%20KTM%20950%20SE/WP_20140524_16_40_54_Pro1.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,226
Posted By Tom_C
https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Bag/buffa...

https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Bag/buffalopark40 (https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Bag/buffalopark40)

I'm a big guy, (6'3, 280) and HATE a mummy bag where I can't turn over or...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Tom_C
Expensive route is buying the stand only from a...

Expensive route is buying the stand only from a newer model, then buying all the associated bushings, springs, tensioner parts, etc. Well north of $400, or getting the one from KTMtwins, for $335 +...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Tom_C
Cry I think powersportswarehouse is one I called,...

I think powersportswarehouse is one I called, where they showed it in stock on the computer, but no dice in the real world.

Grant22 probably has the best idea. Grant, want to sell it for a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,552
Posted By Tom_C
Reno, quick question for you. The ebay rotor and...

Reno, quick question for you. The ebay rotor and bracket list for $189, and that includes shipping, but the seller states that the buyer is responsible for all import duties and taxes, and that they...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Tom_C
Craig, does it come with all the hardware in the...

Craig, does it come with all the hardware in the kit form, like Item 22 in all the parts fiche for the 2004 S model, or is it just the stand and I'd need to buy all the bushings, springs, etc? If...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Tom_C
Thanks!. Didn't think to check the other models....

Thanks!. Didn't think to check the other models. Based on the HOW,
950-2003-04: - "S" 10.4" (265mm)
990-2007-08: - "S" 10.4" (265mm)
990-2009-10: - "R" 10.4" (265mm)

So will a 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Tom_C
Help finding discontinued center stand for '04 S (for use on an '07 SE)

Anyone know where to find or who might have part # 60003022044, the 379mm center stand that fits the Super Enduro? I know KTMtwins has their own brand for $335 but I keep seeing the discontinued...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Tom_C
Have that same connector, and I still had all the...

Have that same connector, and I still had all the SAS stuff on it, and it was not connected to anything. You can even see the connector not connected to anything on "Gary's" SAS removal on the Hall...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Tom_C
I know that this has been talked about before,...

I know that this has been talked about before, but BDCW relo still bolts to engine, and still has the potential to cause issues, even if much diminished. CJD does not touch engine and eliminates any...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Tom_C
I did VCT, and for what it cost, am happy. First...

I did VCT, and for what it cost, am happy. First time installed it, and have had to redo some due to not enough glue, but it stays much cleaner than the other parts of the garage that are still...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,310
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 279,167
Posted By Tom_C
Note To self;

When installing a new accessory 12 volt plug with the cigarette lighter size attachment, on the handlebars, remember to put the cover back on after finished using.

Especially right before a rain....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-11-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Tom_C
Maps?? Interested in the Voyager, but old posts...

Maps?? Interested in the Voyager, but old posts say that the unit doesn't have maps, but the website does:

http://www.trailtech.net/digital-gauges/voyager-moto-gps...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Tom_C
Bueller? Bueller?

Bueller? Bueller?
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