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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By stevh0
It sometimes clucks when I hit the starter, like...

It sometimes clucks when I hit the starter, like it engages, but either slips or does not have enough power to turn it, so it turns partially but jumps back.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By stevh0
You FI guys have it so easy.:rofl

You FI guys have it so easy.:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By stevh0
deffos not shorting. Thats the wind you hear in...

deffos not shorting. Thats the wind you hear in the background. The bike has stalled.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By stevh0
Starter Cluck

I've been having this issue for a while. Initially I thought its the starter clutches and under inspection (it is fine) but a couple of nuts were loose and now they are rock solid.

The bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By stevh0
Thats pretty cheap. I run Promoto Billet...

Thats pretty cheap.

I run Promoto Billet Adventure pegs and love them. These look just as good at half the price!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
odd one out today! ...

odd one out today!

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,887
Posted By stevh0
They take really long to wear down flat from that...

They take really long to wear down flat from that point.

I think you are good to go. Keep them inflated hard for the paved roads.
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,522
Posted By stevh0
I have a mate who bought a 950/990kit. I...

I have a mate who bought a 950/990kit.

I know the base plates are different (throttles/Carbs)

Is there any other way to distinguish between the 950 carb kit and the Fi kit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
Sand is a mental thing. Just ride it! ...

Sand is a mental thing.

Just ride it!



FAST
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By stevh0
wait what? I cant fit half my shit in the...

wait what?

I cant fit half my shit in the GB.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
I hope so too :D

I hope so too :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
My forks are in dire need of a service. We went...

My forks are in dire need of a service. We went on a 3 day ride I barely felt connected to the bike. The only place I sort of felt secure was on tar and that was barely.

There seems to be a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
Some sick sick fodies!

Some sick sick fodies!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,403
Posted By stevh0
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pu2Au41fBw8/UMS...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pu2Au41fBw8/UMS_uDYlppI/AAAAAAAABkM/Zrq5b8MUC_4/s900/FILE2036.JPG

E09 rear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,403
Posted By stevh0
Popular combo here in South Africa is the Pirelli...

Popular combo here in South Africa is the Pirelli MT21 and the Mitas e09 for offroad and the TKC80 and Mitas E07 for DS. I chop and change between the TKC front and the Karoo3 and E07. The E07 gives...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
Mmm. I'll dial it in tomorrow and take it to my...

Mmm. I'll dial it in tomorrow and take it to my sand pit. Just waiting on my fresh mitas e09.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
My previous Adventure S and Super Enduro did...

My previous Adventure S and Super Enduro did fairly well... this one is a little harder pushing its nose mostly everywhere. I have to really ride aggressive and it gets tiring.

Ill give some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
Thanks dude, much appreciated. So let me...

Thanks dude, much appreciated.

So let me get this straight.

The preload determines how quickly the spring maxes out and the compression at the rate the spring maxes out.


So if I want to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
Hey Chuckracer, I bought the bike with...

Hey Chuckracer,

I bought the bike with progressive springs. Initially the front was very hard and made a little skittish. This morning while playing around with the rebound, the clickers did not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By stevh0
Adventure S Fork Preload

I have progressive springs in my 950S, currently I have just reset the settings back to factory - comfort

Are 6 turns in too little for the front? Does anybody know what the factory settings are?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By stevh0
I did the same :D Sounds good and runs...

I did the same :D

Sounds good and runs well. Not as boomy as the without the inserts, but boy thats loud.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
https://scontent-a-fra.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By stevh0
Thanks Laramie

Thanks Laramie
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By stevh0
Modified Spark Arrestors

I have a pair of Wings slip-ons on my 950. They sound great with the inserts out, but can be a tad loud on long trips.

If I would like to quieten them down just a little, can I take the insert...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,887
Posted By stevh0
I know the K3 looks good, but if you are looking...

I know the K3 looks good, but if you are looking for tire life and good wear, why not run a full 50/50 tire like the K60 or E07. The E07 is much more predictable on dirt, especially out the corners....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,887
Posted By stevh0
Do you guys get the heidenau or mitas range in...

Do you guys get the heidenau or mitas range in the US?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
https://scontent-a-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v...

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Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,887
Posted By stevh0
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/11/948c9dd...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/11/948c9dd8dca044ea836a605955e7e895.jpg

This is what I'm working with. Apparently the last bit takes a while? I have a fresh mitas e07 to slap on next so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,729
Posted By stevh0
You forget that the early 950 advs were basically...

You forget that the early 950 advs were basically rallye bikes that they had to build to enter the dakar. The newer bikes gained a bit if fat here and there but you can hardly say that they aren't as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,887
Posted By stevh0
Wow they look amazing after 3k km. I've done...

Wow they look amazing after 3k km. I've done roughly 3k out of mine on the 950 and can probably squeeze another 1.5k out of it.

I am an aggressive rider and ride fast on the black top too.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,729
Posted By stevh0
Last year I was privileged to own a 950...

Last year I was privileged to own a 950 Adventure, 950 Super Moto and a 950 Super Enduro in the same garage.

I ended up selling the Adventure first, then the super moto and was left with the SE...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,729
Posted By stevh0
My wife hated the SE. Must have been all the...

My wife hated the SE. Must have been all the wheelies.

I went back to a 950S from the SE, because its a better do it all bike. The SE is a hooligan toy that loves to wheelie and powerslide, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 52,518
Posted By stevh0
mmmmm 41's and a rotti... please tell us...

mmmmm 41's and a rotti...

please tell us more.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By stevh0
On gravel, I found that the SE did not track as...

On gravel, I found that the SE did not track as well as the 990. Its a great bike, but sometimes I wonder what the point was. Its too heavy to be a real playbike and it has no fuel range or wind...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By stevh0
I went from a 950ADV to a SE and missed the ADV....

I went from a 950ADV to a SE and missed the ADV. Its such an easy bike to live with. The SE is great, but it does not really know what it is suppose to be. The 690 is part playbike part DS.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By stevh0
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By stevh0
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/f12e79c...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/23/f12e79cf06954e02749282372f73f5d3.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By stevh0
Great thread! I did a 100mile ride this...

Great thread!

I did a 100mile ride this morning and came home and parked the bike. This evening after I started her up I thought she was on fire she blew so much smoke. It eventually stopped...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19,334
Views: 8,052,174
Posted By stevh0
Eager as always ...

Eager as always

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