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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jmandrze
Took the battery in to get tested per the...

Took the battery in to get tested per the suggestions and it was in fact dead/defective. I have only had the battery 9 months and it went out, it was replace under warranty at no cost. When I check...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jmandrze
Cry 950 Electrical Problem

Two weeks ago while out on a ride, I stopped for lunch. After lunch fired the bike up and went to pull into traffic and it died. Tried to get her to fire back up and nothing, dash was completely...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmandrze
Sounds like I am good to go. I will do some...

Sounds like I am good to go. I will do some dumpster diving tomorrow at work and see if I can find some foam as an extra layer of protection. Thanks for putting the mind a ease.


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmandrze
DSLR Camera in the tank bag?

The wife upgraded to a better DSLR camera and she let me have the "old" Nikon D60. I would like to take it with me on rides to take pictures of the random stuff you run across that catches your eye....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By jmandrze
Check the ignition -...

Check the ignition - http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Wiring/Ignition%20Switch/ignition_switch_cleanup.html
Main Relay
Colis not seated fully
Vacuum Leak on the carb. I had my plug...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By jmandrze
Stock air box and snorkel. Only issues are a cold...

Stock air box and snorkel. Only issues are a cold start (40-60F) @ full choke have to crack the throttle a bit to get it to fire. Seat of the pants, seems to pull strong, no flat spots or hicups. But...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By jmandrze
Thanks for the heads up on the correct names of...

Thanks for the heads up on the correct names of the jets. I based my naming reference on the following:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By jmandrze
950 Jetting- Help

Doing some work on the bike and decided to pull the carbs to clean and check the float height, what I found was different.

According to the HOW stock jetting is:

Main Jets (f/r) - 155/160
Low...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By jmandrze
Motor City to Continental Divide Trail and back

Time has come. I am leaving Detroit 29JUNE2012 and headed to the Continental Divide Trail. General plan is to depart around 2:30/3:00PM:

June 29 Friday – Ferndale, MI to Atlanta, MI
June 30...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,712
Posted By jmandrze
Macna Riding Gear

Anyone use any of the Macna gear? Just wondering how it compares.

http://macnausa.com/


Jason
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By jmandrze
Anyone headed to Freelin MX 19MAY

Freelin MX park is having races this weekend, anyone else headed up to watch/participate? If so keep your eye out for a KTM 950 Adventure and a KTM 950 Super Enduro and the two guys who rode them up....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By jmandrze
If you are starting in Farmington Hills you have...

If you are starting in Farmington Hills you have a ton of options. Shoot North through some of the lakes area (cass, elizabeth, walled, orchard, etc), cut east through horse country (Metamora,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,313
Posted By jmandrze
Motorex makes a mineral fluid. I used it when i...

Motorex makes a mineral fluid. I used it when i swapped out the slave.


Jason
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 176,707
Posted By jmandrze
http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/mcy/2922798269.h...

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/mcy/2922798269.html

2004 950 ADV $5500 or $6000.


Not mind just found it looking for something else.


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By jmandrze
I happened in all gears, but since most of my...

I happened in all gears, but since most of my rides are backroads I am mostly in 3-4 gear. I will check the plugs to see if I am running rich/lean, and Uneasy Rider is going to let me borrow a side...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By jmandrze
I actually replaced the clutch slave with an evo...

I actually replaced the clutch slave with an evo unit. Temps yesterday were around 55-60f with low humidity.


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,972
Posted By jmandrze
CPR Rottweiler Air Filter System

I see there is a new air filter system out there for the 950/990, the CPR Rottweiler air filter system. They make some pretty substantial claims; saves 3.5 lbs over stock and can yield up to +10hp,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By jmandrze
Random turn off

I have a 2005 KTM 950 Adventure w/ 12k miles. I went out for a ride yesterday and kept running into a problem. When I ran say in 3<SUP>rd</SUP> gear ~35-40 mph for an extended period of time (10 mins...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By jmandrze
What do you want?

Had a few pops tonight with a riding buddy and we starting talking about what we would want out of our "1" KTM. Some of the things I wanted were:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,771
Posted By jmandrze
525 MXC, pin it to win it in the woods. ...

525 MXC, pin it to win it in the woods.


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,719
Posted By jmandrze
Rider lose 25 lbs. You will be faster, ride...

Rider lose 25 lbs. You will be faster, ride longer, and overall for your health you will be +1. Also it will be free.


Jason
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By jmandrze
Despite what you have been told in advance...

Despite what you have been told in advance Detroit is not dark, dreery or the rest. My suggestion would be to not stay near the airport there is little if anything to do. I would suggest staying at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,980
Posted By jmandrze
I use the XL. Plenty of room and it travels well....

I use the XL. Plenty of room and it travels well. See below for pics.



http://www.flickr.com/photos/68630509@N03/6241720603/in/photostream...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,885
Posted By jmandrze
How many miles do you have on your CJ rebuild...

How many miles do you have on your CJ rebuild kits?


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,885
Posted By jmandrze
Water Pump Rebuild Kits

The snow is coming so I am attempting to get all of the needed pieces together so I can perform winter maintenance/up grades. For the water pump seal rebuild kits I have seen two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By jmandrze
Evoluzion Install Fluid ?

I am going to install a Evoluzion slave this weekend, and in reading the supplied directions it calls for mineral fluid (magura blood?), ADVmachines.com calls for 2.5wt fork oil, I have also (I...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,589
Posted By jmandrze
I use bear grease. Delace the boots, clean off...

I use bear grease. Delace the boots, clean off with a dry towel, pop then in the oven (200f) for 3-5 mins then hit them with the grease.

Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By jmandrze
There is a guy up in Yale, MI that runs a shop...

There is a guy up in Yale, MI that runs a shop off of M-19 and Jeddo road. He is a certified moto mechanic. He mostly does Harleys, but has done a few KTM.

Full Throttle Cycle Service...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 52,782
Posted By jmandrze
I was unaware that KTM was partially owned by an...

I was unaware that KTM was partially owned by an Indian company. Kinda makes me think we found the root cause of the water & fuel pump issues, "don't worry about doing it right, just do it as cheap...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By jmandrze
Guy with F800GS Around St. Clair,MI

Recently (~2weeks ago) you were turing East on Rattle Run from Gratiot (near Chippewa One Stop) orange F800GS w/ panniers. I have a 2005 KTM 950 Adventure and spent most weekends in the area, and am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By jmandrze
Exhaust pressure/feel question

Bike: 2005 950 7500 (400 miles since I purchased) miles, Akrapovic cans. I did the SAS removal, Canisterectomy, checked the valves, oil change, new plugs, when I received the bike. Besides the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By jmandrze
Another rendering. Jason

Another rendering.


Jason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By jmandrze
I have the KTM tank bag and find it works well. ...

I have the KTM tank bag and find it works well. It can fit my lunch, key, wallet, cell phone, knife, and anything else from my pockets in it. It has also hauled a 6 pack with ease. I believe there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,066
Posted By jmandrze
Water wetter and engine ice contain surface...

Water wetter and engine ice contain surface tension reducers. The reduces help to prevent turbulent flow in areas that have sharp internal corner or hot spot pockets in the cooling system, in turn...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By jmandrze
Speedo/Tach went dead

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By jmandrze
Thanks for the information. The extra set of...

Thanks for the information. The extra set of hands is really not much of an option, the only pair available are the gf's and although I love her, I do not trust her to not cross thread a bolt.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By jmandrze
Crash bar re-install help

After searching for 2 years I recently found the bike for me, a 2005 950 Adventure. After getting it home, I have been doing some farkling and maintenance (oil, coolant, chain maintenance, air...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,043
Posted By jmandrze
I ride single track in Montmorency County, Mio...

I ride single track in Montmorency County, Mio area, Baldwin area, and the Tomahawk trail systems on a 2005 KTM 525 MXC. If you are a faster rider go for the XC/FX type transmission of KTM/Husaberg....
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