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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,289
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Great innovation and vision, really excited it'll...

Great innovation and vision, really excited it'll be coming to Europe so I can drool over it in person.

Though (sorry!), I doubt I'm the only one ruing the lack of a rear mud guard. The rear...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11,246
Views: 783,431
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Massive respect, total professionals.

Massive respect, total professionals.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,590
Posted By Kiwi Pete
You'll need a timing ring – you could take the...

You'll need a timing ring – you could take the old one off the 950 but it’s a cheap item;
part #60039020100

I did this earlier in the year and wrote a doc on it (which I didn't quite finish!)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,590
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Oh mate, I hope someone else comes up with an...

Oh mate, I hope someone else comes up with an idea for you otherwise it sounds like an engine strip down is in your future... or you're able to find another engine.

Good luck and don't give up ;-)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,590
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hi mate, I'd recommend having a read of Pyndon's...

Hi mate, I'd recommend having a read of Pyndon's 950 thread (I think there's a link in the index). It describes this issue and it seems like it's peculiar to the 950 engine, but not actually a major...
Forum: Europe 01-12-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Okay mate, well FFS avoid the "M" ways where...

Okay mate, well FFS avoid the "M" ways where possible - they're bloody boring.

Here's a route north I recommend; takes you through Wales. Probably about 6-7 hours riding.

Chichester ->
A34 to...
Forum: Europe 01-11-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hi mate, I'm at IOM 8-11 then heading to Scotland...

Hi mate, I'm at IOM 8-11 then heading to Scotland for a week or so. I'll be with a mate from Oz (I live in London), we'll be on a bike each (both mine). Where are you picking up/dropping off bikes?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,289
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Great thread. In some ways it's already been a...

Great thread. In some ways it's already been a success: I'll be taking a closer look at the Revit range when it comes time for some new kit.

Here's my 2 cents on where you could do the photo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Thanks Johan, I've just PM'ed you an offer. ...

Thanks Johan, I've just PM'ed you an offer.

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Unfortunately Brent's one wasn't suitable (was...

Unfortunately Brent's one wasn't suitable (was off a Super Enduro).

KTM UK are not expecting delivery until 25th September. I can't go the rest of summer without riding my bike :cry

Does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Quick question - I've just ordered a new torque...

Quick question - I've just ordered a new torque limiter (60040017000) from ebay rather than the entire kit.

It looks to me like you need the idler gear as well, can someone please confirm?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Kiwi Pete
950/990 2 into 2 link pipe options?

All,

I'm about to replace my link pipe for the second time. The latest one has rusted out around the welded on brackets. I gather this is quite common.

Before I shell out £220 on an OEM KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Prince, I think this is the thread you're after:...

Prince, I think this is the thread you're after: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=439443

If not, its a good one anyway. Thanks to Woody for collating it all.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Kiwi Pete
After year of planning, saving and finding the...

After year of planning, saving and finding the bits I finally had these built. Installed them on the weekend, bloody amazing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Thanks for the quick response Icerider, and that...

Thanks for the quick response Icerider, and that is a very good point you've made.

The 990 disk carriers are are slightly different, thinner on one side to the other - I guess this is to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Kiwi Pete
950 Speedo inaccuracy following install of floating disks (with steel rivets)

Hey there, need a bit of help, couldn’t find anything on this via search…

A while ago I put some 990 floating disks on my 950. Since then the speed on the speedo constantly fluctuates wildly. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Okay cool, thanks guys. DeepInIt: your...

Okay cool, thanks guys.

DeepInIt: your theory makes good sense
Kuri; I'll try that cleaning process too and PM you about that beer!

I see that the superseded jet (60038029200) has a different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,897
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hi mate, seriously; have another look at the...

Hi mate, seriously; have another look at the starter solenoid ;-) From memory there are some copper connectors in there that break, and as someone else has already said, they're not immediately...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,897
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Starter solenoid/main fuse (under r/h side of...

Starter solenoid/main fuse (under r/h side of bash plate).

Check it, replace it, restore your faith.

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Cheers for the replies guys. It's got about...

Cheers for the replies guys.

It's got about 40,000 miles on it (previous owner had a new speedo fitted so hard to be exact). Cleaned the jet once, some time back.

Kuri, which ring are you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Kiwi Pete
I've been there. Nice work mate!

I've been there. Nice work mate!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Kiwi Pete
You need small fingers mate, or access to someone...

You need small fingers mate, or access to someone with small fingers ;-) Important not to get frustrated with it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,792
Posted By Kiwi Pete
I've had to replace the oil pressure sensor...

I've had to replace the oil pressure sensor before. It took a leap of faith to ride with the light on but I was in the middle of Bolivia at the time with not many options! In fact I think it was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Kiwi Pete
950 Clutch booster - does this need replacing

Hi there,

I've been having progressively worse clutch dragging probs recently - I've also been swapping the inner steel clutch plate for another plate every few months for the last few years to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By Kiwi Pete
The dreaded stator issue (flywheel bolts out)

Hey guys,

Question for you: the flywheel bolts came out and messed up the stator on my 04' 950 (poor me :cry) and it looks as though the resultant swarf has cut a groove into the inside "corner"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hey mate, it's already been said but just to...

Hey mate, it's already been said but just to repeat: it's the belevil ring cutting a groove into the inner steel clutch plate.

This started for me in Peru a few years ago - ever since then I've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hi mate, just PM'ed you re: that front wheel...

Hi mate, just PM'ed you re: that front wheel Trent mentioned.

Pete
Forum: Racing 04-05-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 69,956
Posted By Kiwi Pete
I just re-read some of the earlier posts in this...

I just re-read some of the earlier posts in this and saw your note on the 540 being better on the big dunes so ignore above query :D

Looking forward to the full bike review :wink:

Pete
Forum: Racing 04-05-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 69,956
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hey ManxBerg, great thread, cheers for taking the...

Hey ManxBerg, great thread, cheers for taking the time to share your experiences.

Quick question for you: Was the 525 significantly better than the 450? I'm keen on doing this next year but as a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,803
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Looks great Sellymeyer, just wait 'till you ride...

Looks great Sellymeyer, just wait 'till you ride it!

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,782
Posted By Kiwi Pete
I had a new rim put on in Ecuador a couple of...

I had a new rim put on in Ecuador a couple of years back (the roads there lull you in to a false sence of security then wham! ...you hit a seal change and your front tube's poking out). Turns out it...
Forum: New Zealand 10-14-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 73,973
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Lovely work Ken, can't wait to see the finished...

Lovely work Ken, can't wait to see the finished product.

Pete
Forum: New Zealand 08-20-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 73,973
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Very nice work there Ken, looking forward to...

Very nice work there Ken, looking forward to seeing what else you come up with.

Pete
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,803
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Gudday SellMeyer, We're doing this same mod...

Gudday SellMeyer,

We're doing this same mod on www.garagenight.tv (http://www.garagenight.tv). We're almost there and will be doing an episode on how we did it once complete. We've come up with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Cheers Max. I was outbid, went for £27.81. ...

Cheers Max.

I was outbid, went for £27.81. Pretty cheap for a mint tank, thought it might be good as a spare...

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hey hey, Anyone know if this works? ...

Hey hey,

Anyone know if this works? Particularly 990 right tank going onto a 950.

Cheers,

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,205
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Hi mate, My sister bought tyres in...

Hi mate,

My sister bought tyres in Istanbul and shipped them to a hotel in Dogubayazit (Turkey/Iran border). Means you can use up the tyres you've got riding thorugh Turkey and don't have to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 798,255
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Very nice set up on the pre filter Pyndon. ...

Very nice set up on the pre filter Pyndon.

I installed the Uni while at 2000 meters and it restricted performance too much. As we were going to be heading higher for a while I figured it would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,028
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Long shot...

Sidestand switch? Mine went in the middle of nowhere for no apparent reason...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19,253
Views: 7,968,556
Posted By Kiwi Pete
Riding...

...the Salar
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