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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,585
Posted By Pops of the desert
Same issue

Seems to be when hot, just shuts off, always when almost stopped at light or slowing for a turn, always when pulling clutch. Has happened maybe 6 times in two years. Hard to diagnose as it won't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Pops of the desert
Wow

It was less than 1.5 hours from opening the box of magic from Wings to hearing the great sound. Took the rear plastic, grab bars and gobi racks off. Not a big deal. Can't wait to see your post when...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,330
Posted By Pops of the desert
Saddleman Adventure Track

I bought the Saddleman last summer and although it is slightly better than stock (Baja) if you park in the sun the gel gets very very hot, Were talking Rocky Mountain Oysters on the branding fire....
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Pops of the desert
Thanks Brit

hat is the RFS section?
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Pops of the desert
Shopping EXC 5??

I am shopping for a new to me EXC 5?? dual sport. replacing my XR DS and it will be added to my 990 Adventure.

Are there issues with any specific years I should be aware of? I see several on CL...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By Pops of the desert
Not All Of IT

Lets keep the Sierras and add them to Nevada. Would loose a lot of good riding area. Big crack just west of Hwy 49. :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By Pops of the desert
CA Exhaust SB 435

This may answer your why question.
http://www.dealernews.com/dealernews/article/california-enacts-un-sound-exhaust-law
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
and 3

http://i1328.photobucket.com/albums/w540/r_ozzy55/RANDY-HP/IMG_4802_zps4d9a24a8.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
pic 2

http://i1328.photobucket.com/albums/w540/r_ozzy55/RANDY-HP/IMG_4801_zps75a4ea10.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
Little Whiskey did it

:freakyhttp://i1328.photobucket.com/albums/w540/r_ozzy55/RANDY-HP/IMG_4803_zpsf936d6f4.jpghttp://i1328.photobucket.com/albums/w540/r_ozzy55/RANDY-HP/IMG_4802_zps4d9a24a8.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
IM'd you

check it out
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
Pissed getting Pissed

Well the pics are kicking my butt.
The CJ moves the pivot point behind you foot your heal is by the spring when folded up. The tab you heal is hitting is back under the passenger peg.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
Help with pics PLEASE

Help me figure out how to get pics from Photo Bucket up here.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
CJ Pics

http://http://s1328.photobucket.com/user/r_ozzy55/library/RANDY-HP
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pops of the desert
Relocate

Hey Bluedog hope you heal quick and get back on the bike. From your last post I think you found the key. CJ's relocater moves the stand back out of the way (and get ALL bolts out of the case). I am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By Pops of the desert
Be Patient

Purchased an 08 990 about 18 moths ago. Shopped CL all over the west and found several within a month span. Was working a deal on one in Seattle and it sold. Ended up buying one in Northern CA. 08...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Pops of the desert
Reno

Dealer in Reno has an 1190 demo, its not an R
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Pops of the desert
Thanks

The Slavens video did the trick. Winter maintenance is done.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Pops of the desert
Thanks

Just watched the Slavens video, will try it in the morning.

THANKS
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Pops of the desert
CJs Peg Extensions

This may seem like a stupid question but, how do you get the spring back in the foot peg. Have tried everything I can think of and chased it across the shop several dozen times. Help.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Pops of the desert
Thanks CRSPEP

Went to Kaw microfisch there it is klx300. Off to the green shop to order brake lines.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Pops of the desert
Question Crf230f

Thanks Pulldown, I have not figured out this pic thing yet.

Actually the bike handles great and the suspension is plush. That brake line looks stock as the hose has a dedicated place to bolt to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Pops of the desert
What forks are these pics

http://i1328.photobucket.com/albums/w540/r_ozzy55/RANDY-HP/crf/IMG_4760_zpsec7a0ae9.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Pops of the desert
What forks are these?

Just picked up this CRF230F for the grandson for xmas. Suspension has been heavily modified. PO has disappeared so I cant ask him and I need parts (brakes line). It has a spedo cable outlet on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,945
Posted By Pops of the desert
Be Advised

You will be riding in the heaviest hunted portion of NV in the middle of deer and elk season. :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By Pops of the desert
Abs

Procedure is to start bike then press ABS button until it flashes, release button.
ABS button will now flash and ABS will be disabled until the engine is shut off or dies.
When not disabled ABS...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By Pops of the desert
Just Purchased

I just purchased the Saddleman Adventure Tour seat. Have done a couple 350 or so mile weekends and like it. Its not a road sofa but it beats the stuff out of the stock seat.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Pops of the desert
Hmmmmmmmmm

Thanks for the offer. On a related note, I had considered looking for someone to ride it out here to Philly last Spring in exchange for a plane ticket home. Might think about that again this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,288
Posted By Pops of the desert
Tentative

Tentatively planning to ride will firm up when dates get closer. Adventure loop 2 up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Pops of the desert
Seats Again

About to pull the trigger and order. Ride mostly two up, so:
I can't make up my mind between Saddleman Adventure Tack or Adventure Tour. Who has experience?

Thanks Pops
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Pops of the desert
Remap?

I installed Wings on my 08 990, no remap runs great.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,515
Posted By Pops of the desert
Baja seat

I am searching also, I put the Baja seat on my 08 and it is just as bad.:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By Pops of the desert
Fairing

Yes you need to pull the rear of the fairing out to remove the tube. Takes about 5 minutes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By Pops of the desert
I carry both

I have a rear tube in the right fairing and a front tube in the left. The front will fit with the canister in place. Both are standard duty as HD will not fit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Pops of the desert
990 Adventure seat choices

I know this has been discussed a bit but, here we go.
I am fine with the stock seat when riding alone, I have the ability to move around and can put on a few miles.

When riding two up (yes I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,126
Posted By Pops of the desert
DS Helmet

Shoei DS, Arai does not fit my head.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,231
Posted By Pops of the desert
June Ride

Be prepared for rain in early June, does not always happen but it deffinetly could. Last I heard there was no fuel at Denio, they were installing new tanks. Most of the ranchers will sell you fuel if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Pops of the desert
Changed

Again thanks all for quick responses. Stealership had one on the shelf so changed it last evening, will go for a putt today and check it out.

After pulling the damped 17T and looking it over, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Pops of the desert
Thanks inmates

Thanks, will order up the steel sprocket today.:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Pops of the desert
Gonna go 16

Going to change to a 16t countershaft on my 08 Adv. Do both the dampened and non dampened fit? Whats the difference?
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