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Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,561
Posted By paochow
http://paochow.com/KTMpeso.jpg Still ran...

http://paochow.com/KTMpeso.jpg

Still ran over 1000 miles home after a thrown clutch bolt and a sh!tpile of aluminum and hardened steel spring went through the engine. Tough motor to break.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,773
Posted By paochow
Glad I could help you guys out. Also if...

Glad I could help you guys out.

Also if you need shims and there isn't a HD dealer nearby, Hotcams now makes a 10mm shim kit- part#HCSHIM23
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By paochow
I spoke with James at superplushsuspension.com...

I spoke with James at superplushsuspension.com who was extremely helpful and it seems the 990 shock has a extra spacer at the top of the spring that my dealer didn't remove. I've shipped my shock...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By paochow
Thank you Horse for your help. I pm'ed you my...

Thank you Horse for your help. I pm'ed you my email. I'm wondering if my shock still has a factory spacer on it near the top, hence the difference. It does have a black ring above the spring, but...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By paochow
Please, please, please.... Even if you have a...

Please, please, please.... Even if you have a 990 that was converted to 990S spec just stick a tape measure on your shock spring with the back wheel off the ground, so I can see if I can order a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By paochow
07/08 990S owners: Measurement and photo request

Good evening,

Could one of the owners of a 990S please measure your shock spring length with the bike on the centerstand and post a photo of the shock where the spring meets the top portion of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 787,168
Posted By paochow
GD you really know how to start a trip. Wishing...

GD you really know how to start a trip. Wishing you luck on your second go round.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,787
Posted By paochow
I might be able to make it. Do I need a special...

I might be able to make it. Do I need a special passport to venture into Wisconsin:evil?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,342
Posted By paochow
I had mine Line-X'ed (similar to Rhino lining)...

I had mine Line-X'ed (similar to Rhino lining) for durability in the offroad environment, but I'm not sure it would give you much abrasion resistance against asphalt.

One worry I would have...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By paochow
I had a full rebuild under warranty and my SAS...

I had a full rebuild under warranty and my SAS and canister were long gone.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,631
Posted By paochow
72, $hit last week I was hoping for anything...

72, $hit last week I was hoping for anything above 0. Nice ride and pics.:thumb Better than the ride report I was going to do of me sitting on the bike on blocks in the garage, making motorcycle...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By paochow
I've been running just the stock O-rings (no...

I've been running just the stock O-rings (no gasket) for about 5000 miles now and no leaks from that area. I have had several fuel line leaks though as the petcock has it rubbing on the skid plate....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By paochow
FYI: Here are the part #'s for the Harley shims...

FYI: Here are the part #'s for the Harley shims if needed...

Part# Shim size (mm)
18666-01K 2
18624-01K 2.025
18667-01K 2.5
18625-01K 2.075
18668-01K 2.1
18626-01K 2.125...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,102
Posted By paochow
Sorry for the delay, I've been out of town... ...

Sorry for the delay, I've been out of town...

The paint is actually line-x, which provides an extra layer for those "offs".

As for the suspension lengthening...
I had it done at the dealer,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,102
Posted By paochow
Or make your own.... ...

Or make your own....
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a63/paochow/Montana%2008/IMG_5157.jpg
For me it was cheaper to buy a 990 and lengthen the legs to S spec than buy an S.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By paochow
My light comes on after 10.96 gallons have been...

My light comes on after 10.96 gallons have been consumed.:ricky

Gotta love those Aqualines...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,974
Views: 643,479
Posted By paochow
Border Rat no more...

I've finally moved up to the area, but am going to be out of town for work that week. I'll have to meet ya'll on the next one.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By paochow
I have both the 530 and 990. 530 is for the...

I have both the 530 and 990. 530 is for the nasty stuff. 990 is for any trip with triple digit or greater mileage.

If I had to replace them with one bike I would likely go for the 690. The 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,604
Posted By paochow
That is odd, Were you using a Uni prefilter? ...

That is odd, Were you using a Uni prefilter? Does it have a leak?

I ended up changing the main filter after 9500mi, and it still looked like new. I only changed it as I'm moving and figured the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,297
Posted By paochow
Any web articles up yet that I can use Google...

Any web articles up yet that I can use Google translation on???:lurk
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,060
Posted By paochow
Thanks to codys for these awesome shots... ...

Thanks to codys for these awesome shots...

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a63/paochow/Colorado/IMG_1134a.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,604
Posted By paochow
Nice write up and pics!:thumb After my...

Nice write up and pics!:thumb

After my clutch bolt fiasco in Baja this spring (http://www.paochow.com/Baja.php), and two back to back oil changes in parking lots, I've actually started leaving the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By paochow
S Suspension Conversion

Unless you are partial to the Blue/orange color, you could also snag a standard 990 and having the suspension conversion done.

Parts and labor, it ended up costing me $500 at a local shop...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,487
Posted By paochow
So just to confirm the Motion Pro Riveter worked...

So just to confirm the Motion Pro Riveter worked for the DID then? My chain is looking pretty ragged at 10K... must have been all of the sand and salt water:doh.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By paochow
+1, I just did a 2.1 K dirt/street trip up to...

+1, I just did a 2.1 K dirt/street trip up to Montana and then did a 1.7K (1500 Iron butt:ricky) on the way back for about 3800 total. I was worried about the 908 as it looked half worn in MT from...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By paochow
Too high dollar for me... I just wrap my MSR...

Too high dollar for me... I just wrap my MSR bottles in a pair of old nylon socks.:smile6
Forum: Latin America 06-29-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By paochow
:eek1 That's where I ride.

:eek1 That's where I ride.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,304
Posted By paochow
:thumb Great pics! I really like the Monticello...

:thumb Great pics! I really like the Monticello area.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By paochow
That sucks, I hope I don't have the same to look...

That sucks, I hope I don't have the same to look forward to, if I ever get my bike back.:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By paochow
Better off with just getting some 16mil or so 3M...

Better off with just getting some 16mil or so 3M clear vinyl. Prep the surface with alcohol, float it on with water with a touch of dish soap, work out the bubbles with a squegee, and over a few...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,882
Posted By paochow
+1 JB Weld is good stuff... ...

+1 JB Weld is good stuff...
http://www.paochow.com/KTMpeso.jpg


It does take 15 hours to cure though... They make a quick cure, but it is rated to a lower temp. I found some stuff at Lowes...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 49,476
Posted By paochow
Sadly, this is probably why the metric system...

Sadly, this is probably why the metric system never took off:baldy


Great write up and pics. :thumb Now fix up your orange fuel buffalo so it's ready to go this summer.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,332
Posted By paochow
Too much power...

I've used them on thumpers (DRZ, XRL) and they've worked good. Riden aggressively on my ol' DRZ-434 I was able to crack/tear knobs, so I'd think the 990 would shred the tire in short order.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By paochow
Good luck and safe riding on your trip.:kurt

Good luck and safe riding on your trip.:kurt
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,365
Posted By paochow
Trackmasters are DOT, stamped right on the tire.

Trackmasters are DOT, stamped right on the tire.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,365
Posted By paochow
I'm another fan of the Trackmaster II. Works...

I'm another fan of the Trackmaster II. Works great in the soft stuff and wears ok on the hard stuff. I've used them on my DRZ and EXC both with excellent results.

Just make sure to take it easy...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,406
Posted By paochow
+1 that's the conclusion I came to.

+1 that's the conclusion I came to.
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 943,332
Posted By paochow
:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By paochow
At least the left hand bars mount to the...

At least the left hand bars mount to the bike:lol3 TT send you what they knew would work.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,228
Posted By paochow
I lowsided last month on the pavement. (#@%#...

I lowsided last month on the pavement. (#@%# Scotchguard overspray.) My Bushwacker took the ~20mph slide like a champ only wearing a small dime size hole in the sleeve.
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