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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,965
Posted By kamanya
I only know mine was from water in the oil and it...

I only know mine was from water in the oil and it ended looking exactly like yours and on the same cylinder.

Since then, I'd been super sensitive about startup and noise at cold and at first I...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6,386
Views: 825,753
Posted By kamanya
I just don't understand just how high the...

I just don't understand just how high the tolerance level for zero self preservation must be in order to ride that fast, in the dust virtually blind and off the track to overtake.

Nuts!

Whew!
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,147
Posted By kamanya
Am I reading the results right? The...

Am I reading the results right?

The penalties are really stiff, e.g Neds per stage;

Delay 15'00
Delay 5:45'00
Delay 2:05'00
Delay 10'00
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,965
Posted By kamanya
I'm sorry, Godwin's credentials seal it for me....

I'm sorry, Godwin's credentials seal it for me. The rest of us are guessing.




I've had this exact same issue and did exactly as stated above and I've ridden desert rally's, overheated my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,965
Posted By kamanya
No that is a brand spanking new one. That's how...

No that is a brand spanking new one. That's how they come.

The cam chain side of the cam bridge has a full gutter. The non cam chain side as you can see has a blind end.

The reason, I suppose,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,965
Posted By kamanya
Did you ever get water in the oil? With...

Did you ever get water in the oil?

With something like your water pump going, it's possible that you've got just enough water in the oil that water got into the bearing and had a temporary non...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,426
Posted By kamanya
There are 2 versions; there is a "side draft"...

There are 2 versions; there is a "side draft" that works on the inlines and singles and the ones made for our bikes and V-Tiwns are a "down draft". Ours don't have chokes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,426
Posted By kamanya
I've got a set. This is what I do on cold...

I've got a set.

This is what I do on cold mornings.

Flip kill switch on and immediately grab three handfuls of throttle, or get 3 big squirts in.

Then hit the start button. It will catch,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,782
Posted By kamanya
For interests sake, I'm tempted to take my FCR's...

For interests sake, I'm tempted to take my FCR's off, put the 950 cams into the 990 SD engine and try the CV's again with your method of tuning.

The FCR's are thirsty beasts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By kamanya
I've had it happen to me. It just stopped...

I've had it happen to me.

It just stopped working. Couldn't figure out why.

Eventually I managed to get the seat off with alot of patience, swearing and hassle by managing to hook this tab. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 247,073
Posted By kamanya
Are you saying the 1290 SD engine is a plug a...

Are you saying the 1290 SD engine is a plug a play and slots right in?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,558
Posted By kamanya
Im sorry, and I truly am, that I dont like it. ...

Im sorry, and I truly am, that I dont like it.

Let me get that more right;

Underneath her blouse, what she promises to be able to do is mouth-watering. What is not to like? A 2 WD 950SE with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 247,073
Posted By kamanya
Like this.... ...

Like this....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCp1rXmD0us
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,683
Posted By kamanya
In my experience, where I and a friend both lost...

In my experience, where I and a friend both lost 6th, it was the drum.

The wall on the barrels channel breaks and prevents the shift fork slider from traveling from 5th to 6th.

It started out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By kamanya
As said, bar the timing ring it's plug and play...

As said, bar the timing ring it's plug and play and then some dyno to check the jetting.

There are a a lot of 990 Superduke engines on eBay. Don't buy a superduke engine - the internal gearing is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,163
Posted By kamanya
If I'm not mistaken on the SD cams there are only...

If I'm not mistaken on the SD cams there are only dots on both sets of cams.

I know this as I have an SD engine and noticed the omission of the "x's" for just dots on both. The cams are marked for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,445
Posted By kamanya
I've got most of your list and more! FCR's...

I've got most of your list and more!

FCR's (...tons of dyno time)
Super Duke Engine
Aqualine Safari's
HID's

I did make a list once on excel... I can go and open it - even now whilst I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By kamanya
Widest is the SMT, has the widest of them all, it...

Widest is the SMT, has the widest of them all, it has a longer 6thm the rest of the gears are the same as the Adventures.

All SE's, Adventures 950 and 990's share the same transmission ratio and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-02-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 135,271
Posted By kamanya
Outstanding! Really really big up to keep...

Outstanding!

Really really big up to keep your foot in and not let up even when it was all going wrong.

Beers on me when you make Cape Town!
Forum: Trip Planning 01-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,511
Posted By kamanya
South Africa and Namibia...

South Africa and Namibia (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=637275&highlight=henk+tankwa)
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 930,869
Posted By kamanya
I expect in the future, when those few and rare...

I expect in the future, when those few and rare Dakar bike are offered up for sale, the question that a savy buyer will most want to know will be, "did this bike do Dakar 2015 and did it make it past...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-12-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 135,271
Posted By kamanya
To buy (hmmm, an Iquiqe in the future then see...

To buy (hmmm, an Iquiqe in the future then see I), or just had the opportunity?

For a rally bike enthusiast who can't afford yet to own these jewels, (I and I would guess many others are in my...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 930,869
Posted By kamanya
What's really very impressive about those crashes...

What's really very impressive about those crashes is that the chopper arrives in under 4 minutes from the first crash!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,527
Posted By kamanya
Nope, I just visited the local bolt shop with the...

Nope, I just visited the local bolt shop with the KTM one and asked for a standard black high tensile replacement.

Like this,

http://i16.ebayimg.com/04/i/001/3a/f8/1386_35.JPG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,527
Posted By kamanya
Over the years, I've found these bolts to be a...

Over the years, I've found these bolts to be a pain in the arse. I know they wanted to keep the same size Allen key hole for both sized bolts, but this puts the bigger bolt at risk of stripping.
...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,906
Posted By kamanya
The professional full TV edit for the Amageza; ...

The professional full TV edit for the Amageza;

This'll give you a really good idea of the race. You sure should make an effort to visit us here in Africa next year. Dates are - 29/08/2015 to...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,906
Posted By kamanya
ASKHAM TO KAKAMAS 4 November 2014 328km -...

ASKHAM TO KAKAMAS
4 November 2014
328km - Team Supported Race Stage
Liaison: 196km
Special: 132km

http://kamanya.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/14/11-Amageza/i-TTt7BxL/0/L/Stage%202-L.jpg

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 268,168
Posted By kamanya
Michelin Desert

Michelin Desert
Forum: Racing 11-17-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,906
Posted By kamanya
Stage 1. Amageza Rallye, South Africa. ...

Stage 1. Amageza Rallye, South Africa.

http://kamanya.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/14/11-Amageza/i-sr96hMD/0/L/Stage%201-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 268,168
Posted By kamanya
153kph on the GPS. They are cheap locally...

153kph on the GPS.

They are cheap locally made freedlows.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 268,168
Posted By kamanya
Stage 1. Amageza Rallye, South Africa. ...

Stage 1. Amageza Rallye, South Africa.



<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/I8bH8PLr8ko?list=UUe52zrQbnZiwprOWmTtyDRg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 11-07-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,906
Posted By kamanya
Hey you Adver's rallyista, if I can do it on a...

Hey you Adver's rallyista, if I can do it on a 990 Adventure, you sure should be able to finish on something smaller.

In total including entry fee and paying for a buddy to get a biviouac pass,...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 70,494
Posted By kamanya
Could someone who has veiw we the video please...

Could someone who has veiw we the video please write how to do this. I am currently on a rally and can't watch it but would like to change to black on white.
Forum: Racing 10-29-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 70,494
Posted By kamanya
Trying to get more readability in bright...

Trying to get more readability in bright sunlight. I was wanting to try black font on white background.

Is there any reason for no black don't option?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By kamanya
Preload and compression up a bit. Drop forks to...

Preload and compression up a bit. Drop forks to raise the front a bit too if you are struggling. Tires, as said above, don't make a huge difference. Get your standing position comfortable - raise...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By kamanya
Rallye Suspension Setup?

I am a curious noob. There's not much advice out there that I've found. MX, Enduro and DS'ing have their biases.

Is there a consensus? How do you prefer to run yours? What's the difference between...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 42,753
Posted By kamanya
Lol. Translated, it means; "The Top" and is...

Lol. Translated, it means; "The Top" and is pronounced "dee top"

Great trip!
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,418
Posted By kamanya
I can safely say I will easily be the biggest in...

I can safely say I will easily be the biggest in terms of weight and volume. There are only 2 LC8's racing this one. My buddy will be on a 950SE.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,682
Posted By kamanya
I have no problem muscling it up fully loaded. My...

I have no problem muscling it up fully loaded. My haemorrhoids however are never keen... And on days of heavy diarrhoea, it's pot luck.

Click on video image for a few demo's.

...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By kamanya
Rallye opportunity in South Africa 1 November

It's a long shot, but one of you may be crazy enough to try it.

This rallye - Amageza (http://amageza.com/2014/) (it means crazy in our language) Kicks off in a remote area in Northern South...
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