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Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,486
Posted By gpthis
08 990 11k, had a wire come loose which if I...

08 990 11k, had a wire come loose which if I opened it up to visually confirm would have saved a few hundred... Now I've got a spare one..:huh
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By gpthis
Cbdr

Am planning on the CBDR with some local trails thrown in some time around July,( depending on the snow pack). Leaving from Western Mass....
Prepping the bike this winter, should be a go!!!
Had...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By gpthis
Cbdr

Am heading out in 2014, if timing works out we could cross paths? Would like to throw in some local trails also.........
pm me if you want to keep in touch!?
Going through the bike now, am also...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,029
Posted By gpthis
No restrictions~ Of course serious only!!!!!!! ...

No restrictions~ Of course serious only!!!!!!! :deal
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,029
Posted By gpthis
Picked up the CBDR map from Butler and am gonna...

Picked up the CBDR map from Butler and am gonna start with that and hope to hook up w/ some locals for a tour unknown!!!!!!!!!!! Start depends on winter cuz I need to see a few passes! :D
How bout...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,029
Posted By gpthis
990

Alex,
Ready to improve the forks on my 990 adv., was looking at your services and am wondering if any specials coming up for the holidays/ New Year??
Taking a trip to Colorado next year and need...
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Cool idea, would like to make that one~ Good...

Cool idea, would like to make that one~
Good Luck!!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By gpthis
Watch out if your space is not heated.. EI can...

Watch out if your space is not heated.. EI can slush up in the winter, not sure if it will freeze solid. Just say'n..........
lol
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By gpthis
08

I also have an 08 990, have owned it for over 1 year now. Always warm up to 4 bars,I believe that is by the book. Also if i am lazy on th ethrottle and down shifting mine will stall. I've watched the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-26-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 61,222
Posted By gpthis
Talking THANK YOU~ Clark...... You rock!!!! You make...

THANK YOU~ Clark...... You rock!!!!
You make the EAST Coast that much better.:deal:deal
Rocks Roots And Dirt,
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-15-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 61,222
Posted By gpthis
INnn a sloth like fashion~:D

INnn a sloth like fashion~:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 64,285
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Nice 360 ~ Had one back in 79. bought it off my...

Nice 360 ~ Had one back in 79. bought it off my neighbor who tweeked it a bit, bored,piped and diconnected the oil injection. Man what a ride. That thing would pull my arms off, that is, when it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,088,633
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Ktm

Any more pics of the UGLY duck?? "They" say beauty is in the eye of the beholder ~ ~
Always an entertaining RR.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,318
Posted By gpthis
certainly is starting to look better w/ some...

certainly is starting to look better w/ some aftermarket bling.
STILL, hard sayin not knowin.!!! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,416,318
Posted By gpthis
1190

pebble 35...Another big thanks for taking the time to shed some light on the NEW KTM....! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By gpthis
990

Yup, W. Mass.
990= BAD ASS the most fun on 2 wheels in the dirt... :D:D
As far as seats go, its a personal thing. Have 2 and am going for a Renazco next.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,088
Posted By gpthis
Pup

Good luck with the sheet!! It may prove to be a bit troublesome down on the southern part when the turns are quick. Little river camp ground in Middlebury is a nice stop to rest and clear the eyes!...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Tat

Bad timing for me, but had to chime in anyways.
Have a small trip for 8-22,through the 29th. on the big bike. Hope you hook up cause I know it'll be a good time!
Peter
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By gpthis
Adirondacks

Heading to Niagara falls from Western Mass. anybody out there with some dirt roads for me and my 990? :D
Thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,204
Posted By gpthis
Ny ad

Looks like nice roads!! need to explore NY a bit.
Am planning a ride to Niagara falls,leaving from western Mass.
Have you ridden up in the Adirondacks at all??
Just askin.
Cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,091
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Well done!! We all know the twin can do miles...

Well done!!
We all know the twin can do miles like that,and it's good to toot your own horn !!!! Hats offffffff to you.
she looks stock? Many more happy (s)miles.
Forum: Regional forums 07-29-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 101,883
Posted By gpthis
I'm in! 21zulu says I "need" to attend. thurs,...

I'm in! 21zulu says I "need" to attend. thurs, bike, meat, yes.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Update: The new fuel pump once primed fired her...

Update: The new fuel pump once primed fired her up!!!!!!!!!!! :happay:happay
The old pump may have had a LOOSE ground wire, which could have shorted and blew the fuse originally. Am going to put...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Finally have gathered up a manual and new fuel...

Finally have gathered up a manual and new fuel pump, before swapping the pump out was wondering if the plug to the pump should have 12 volts constant after turning on the key. Mine does NOT.The new...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
This I will try!! Beats playing with a...

This I will try!! Beats playing with a multimeter. :huh and would be great if verified.
Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Indeed, something popped the fuse just once! when...

Indeed, something popped the fuse just once! when it quit on me. Not again since the fuse was replaced.That would make some sort of sense, and would be nice to find the source of the short first!!!...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Have swapped out some relays but still nothing....

Have swapped out some relays but still nothing. Tried a shot of starting fluid and she fired briefly.
Am still needing more info. before replacing the fuel pump.:huh
Any OHM redings out there ??...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
am looking fore the OHM reading on a functioning...

am looking fore the OHM reading on a functioning fuel pump???(normal resistance)
I am getting under 2 OHMS .
The rec. checks out normal.:huh:huh
thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Thanks, sounds like it might get expensive!! All...

Thanks, sounds like it might get expensive!! All I get is a click:eek1:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Was able to locate a pinched wire on the rear...

Was able to locate a pinched wire on the rear exhaust probe, compliments of the gas tank.. All patched up, but still just cranks w/ even a pop. :huh
So I was wondering if anyone has had a fuel pump...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,074
Posted By gpthis
Thumb Took about 1 day. Fast and very pro!!! Not to...

Took about 1 day. Fast and very pro!!!
Not to mention top quality. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Originally it blacked out while cruising straight...

Originally it blacked out while cruising straight ahead, The pulse starting happened later.
Just shuttled it home tonight, and will start looking for some pinched wires. Would be nice to find the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
That was my first thought, also why I yanked the...

That was my first thought, also why I yanked the batt. and charged it overnight. Than found the blown fuse, once replaced she cranked strong !! Than tried some throttle and short crank intervals...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Negative on the HID. Tried twisting the...

Negative on the HID.
Tried twisting the throttle while engaging the starter, and that resulted in an FI light and the starter would pulse/ turn briefly than stop, and repeat. Will not continuously...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Any more thoughts out there ?????? Have...

Any more thoughts out there ??????
Have checkeda few connections,are clean and no corrosion. There is still an ODD sort of buzz sound coming from the instrument cluster area that seems very diff....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By gpthis
Black/ Out

Looking to tap the OC wisdom. I picked up a new to me 08 990 adv. with 4,500 miles. Mostly stock... although I just recieved my Wings from Gorazd !! and have done the sidestand relocate with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,336
Posted By gpthis
Thumbs down :yikes:puke2

:yikes:puke2
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 103,515
Posted By gpthis
Good till 3/31, someone use this!!! It's for...

Good till 3/31, someone use this!!! It's for 10%

AQ4CM25B27

Cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,074
Posted By gpthis
Just ordered a pair!!!!!!!!!:deal Time to...

Just ordered a pair!!!!!!!!!:deal
Time to remove the toaster ovens-:eek1
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By gpthis
Don't waste your money on glass, if you can't...

Don't waste your money on glass, if you can't afford a foam blow job :rofl Than buy sheets of polyiso. cut so there is 1/2 in space around inside of bay, use short screws with plaster washers and...
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