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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 66,049
Posted By MT950
Hap, Not too much $$ to rent one for a day and...

Hap, Not too much $$ to rent one for a day and put 2-300 miles on it! Give you an idea if it's for you!! I'm in my 60's ride a Road King, and Fat-Boy(softail) with hack! Harley's are easy to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By MT950
Have used a Deltron batt. tender on all my bikes...

Have used a Deltron batt. tender on all my bikes for years with no problem. 07 990 and 06 950 Adv's both plugged into dash (adapters for this are avail) ! Never a problem and battery always...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,186
Posted By MT950
Nailhead: To your Question "Is this excessive...

Nailhead: To your Question "Is this excessive oil consumption?" Just as a reference,and my exp. with 3 9xx Adv.s .with a combined 75000 mi. I can't remember " having to add oil" to any of them...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By MT950
I picked up a set 2 yrs ago, clean,low miles(...

I picked up a set 2 yrs ago, clean,low miles( with rotors,spacers,and pretty good(80%) orig.tires) and paid $1200 (which I thought was a "Smok'n deal) but don't think I could get "that" for same in...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By MT950
Gobi shippng

Local (only 35 mi. away) UPS store here in MT. wanted $17 for the box and $58 shipping to ship 600 mi. 2 states away! Shipping costs are getting crazy! So my GOBI's are still in my garage! Hope you...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,950
Posted By MT950
Expensive 950 adv. worth it?

To some!! , Had a 950 adv. and traded it in on a 990 adv. then went back to an 06 950 adv. S ! 990 - fuel filter issues and at that time $150 for filters,and over $450 for the FP if it went! Key...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,214,254
Posted By MT950
Spooned on a new rear tire along with a new DID...

Spooned on a new rear tire along with a new DID chain with a change to "go Qwiker" 45T rear sprocket and "hope to stop Qwiker" new rear Galfer pads. Flush & bleed rear brake master. Qwik check of ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By MT950
Yup! what "Peanuts" said! Sometimes the long way...

Yup! what "Peanuts" said! Sometimes the long way around is the fastest route!:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By MT950
Yup! I always balance all my motorcycle...

Yup! I always balance all my motorcycle wheels/tires when mounting new tires. Pretty simple/easy job and I like the results.:clap Just seems like a common scense thing to do IMO.:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By MT950
Congrat's on the 950 "S" !! Sent you a PM on...

Congrat's on the 950 "S" !! Sent you a PM on GOBI's if you still need a set?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By MT950
I don't think you can really go wrong on either !...

I don't think you can really go wrong on either ! Have owned 2- 950's and 1- 990 (all Adv's) 2 bought new. 05.5 Was a great bike(never any issues) except WP (easy fix) . The 07 990 was a great...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By MT950
No need to drain oil from engine. You'll have to...

No need to drain oil from engine. You'll have to pull the fuel tanks to get oil tank off. After fuel tanks ar removed,its an easy job to drain the oil tank. Drain oil into a "clean" container! Then...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By MT950
You may want to double check your "type" of...

You may want to double check your "type" of clutch push rod ? My 05.5 (made early 05) still had the early 2 pc. clutch push rod installed (totally diff. from my 06 S). I never had a problem with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,214,254
Posted By MT950
Put on the "EURO headlight switch" today! ...

Put on the "EURO headlight switch" today! Pretty much plug&play (after removing upper side panel & headlight) Works great :clap . Hope it may aid starting on -32 F mornings (taking some strain...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By MT950
Have owned 3 diff. 9xx Adv's. The 05 was a great...

Have owned 3 diff. 9xx Adv's. The 05 was a great bike. Dealer gave a "super deal" on a new 07 990 "FI and ABS" :evil! Also liked the "slate gray" color,but ABS on dirt?NOT! Also, I could'nt see any...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,917
Posted By MT950
Well said ! Chuckracer . I to seem to" utilize" ...

Well said ! Chuckracer . I to seem to" utilize" many of the ideas ,and info discussed here ! :clap Thanks to all who add input!!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,275
Posted By MT950
Anyone else had "no issues" !

After having 3 9XX KTM Adv's and putting about 70K(or more) miles on said bikes, I have'nt had any of the issues many seem to have here on OC. "NO" fuel pump issues,WP issues, clutch or carb/EFI...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By MT950
Capt. FYI , I believe your looking at a 950...

Capt. FYI , I believe your looking at a 950 (carbs) fuel pump ! Not the in the tank 990 type pump! New points are less than $30 depending on where you buy them (I carry a set for emergency) But...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By MT950
I've had (3) 9xx Adv's and (1) 640 Adv.(an 04) ...

I've had (3) 9xx Adv's and (1) 640 Adv.(an 04) currently ride a 950 S. My take is the 640 adv. handled better "for me" on back roads, USFS roads, old 2 tracks ect.( In my 60's,I ain't no dirt...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,279
Posted By MT950
I get a pretty good stream of oil on about 1/3 +...

I get a pretty good stream of oil on about 1/3 + of the window on start up/idle. Stock oil jet! Can't see it when riding?:evil Just "added" another reason I like the CJ clutch cover (besides clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By MT950
injection to carbs

My take would be the later 990's had there injection system well sorted out. So the desire to go to carbs isn't an issue. My 07 990 Adv. was "OK" ,but that said I "much better" like my 06 950 adv....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By MT950
building confidence!!

Since your willing to learn replacing cables and water pump seals ,you've got rhe right attitude! Study the HOW and service the bike yourself. Your cofidence in your bike will build!! "Till ya think...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,397
Posted By MT950
Happy Birthday mcmann!! and best wishes for many...

Happy Birthday mcmann!! and best wishes for many more!! Got you by a few years. Doc and me disagree on my riding my 950 adv. ,but you only get one shot!! "better to burn out than fade away"!!!
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Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,380
Posted By MT950
RTW trip!

Keep living the dream ride of many here!! Donation sent, eager to see the end result!! RideSafe!:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By MT950
UNI Pre-filter

UNI sells just the top part replacement( foam on base) that you just pop old one out/pop new one into place . mfg. part # NU-1416ST ( I picked one up off e-Bay as a spare ) from Jawzy's Powersports...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,739
Posted By MT950
Rattle/vibration!

Cam chain noise at start up is normal,some seam worse than others! However, you also mention it runs smooth too 6,000rpms the picks up bad vibration at higher revs? May want to check valve...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By MT950
Recall notice

Sold a 07 ADV to inmate in Alberta,in 2009 . Big Sky BMW/KTM in Missoula MT. printed a "recall clearance" at no charge. You might give them a call. They are good people,and will/should at least give...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,127
Posted By MT950
folding mirrors

Another + here, these have work great "so far" and as clear as the old stockers !
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,582
Posted By MT950
Axle pull

I've had good luck with the Zipp Ty axle pull. I run with it in place as shown,never an issue and works when needed. I've used it on 3 9xx's so far. I'm now also running there rear axle/adjusters and...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-09-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,392
Posted By MT950
Blue KTM?

Darn! You guys really know how to bust a fella's bubble! :cry Blue's not worth more? So I might as well keep it !!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18,819
Views: 7,607,942
Posted By MT950
Winter ride!

Went for a ride up some USFS roads yesterday, "rememberd" why I should have swapped tires/wheels before going! :huh Scorp's (my road set-up) really lack on snow!! So today wheel/tire swap!!...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,866
Posted By MT950
Best Wishes

My prayers are with you, speedy recovery!!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,155
Posted By MT950
clutch bolts

+1 with rider911, more of a maint. issue . After doing the SB check/redo on my clutch bolts, I now do a check at every oil change. Also, about every time I ride( just one more reason I like my...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,790
Posted By MT950
Tank bag

If going with the standard mounting of the bag, use 3M clear protection under the straps. Has worked for me on several bikes(3 9xx Adv's) with no damage to paintwork. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,214,254
Posted By MT950
New Sticker!

Added new sticker ! Merry Christmas to all !!!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,580
Posted By MT950
Outside storage?

I live in Montana,glad I have a large garage/shop ! But if you need to store it over winter,check with some local dealers(ya,even H-D dealers) many have winter storage inside and are heated and have...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,532
Posted By MT950
Did it !

I'm sure it will make a "real" difference"!!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By MT950
Very nice!

WOW! Very nice! Wife likes it?!? :clapJust in time for "farkle list" for X-mas!! :clap Can't wait to see what's under the tree!!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By MT950
M.Mars=WoW!

M.Mars, that is really a great looking job! :clap clean & mean!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By MT950
Cover?

Ed, I've got the KTM "outdoor cover" for my 950 "S" on trips. Works good for me. You can also check out calcarcover.com they have several diff. grades avail. for bikes. Also, +1 on the DOWCO covers !...
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