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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Hey flux. That bike is, unfortunately, sold....

Hey flux.
That bike is, unfortunately, sold. To a member here that I'm keeping touch touch with. But for the duration I had it these mods held up super solid. Thinking on it, currently the only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Friggin gnarly. :lol3You know it's a rally bike,...

Friggin gnarly. :lol3You know it's a rally bike, riiiight? Like wide open desert screaming.

That said, those tight spots can be mega fun on the bike Katoom. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 1,304,964
Well that'll do, it will. :freaky I'll let...

Well that'll do, it will. :freaky

I'll let you know. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 1,304,964
Anyone able to offer any insight on the Akra...

Anyone able to offer any insight on the Akra exhaust for 640s? There are two ways to go: A slip-on Akra can for the stock pipes, and a full system from the headers back. Is there a significant...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Bwahaha. So you're the fellow who bought that...

Bwahaha. So you're the fellow who bought that bike. I admit I almost drove up there and bought it myself since it was only about 45 minutes away from me. My loss. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,629
You mean on the street? I bet it's nice and...

You mean on the street? I bet it's nice and gnarly off road. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
I'd strip it back down to the carbs and check...

I'd strip it back down to the carbs and check there. Last year I had this issue where I pinch one of the vent lines for the rear carb and it would piss gas into the air filter and load up at stops....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepper_motor ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepper_motor

Somehow I don't this this applies to you. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,681,266
Nice mod there, ajenssen! :freaky I miss...

Nice mod there, ajenssen! :freaky

I miss that bike.:cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,629
I'm pretty interested in the topic of 950 vs. 990...

I'm pretty interested in the topic of 950 vs. 990 coming from people who have had both. I've had two 950s now and the next one will be a 990 (barring a stellar deal on a late model 950). Knowing the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Try this in the Thumpers catagory. ...

Try this in the Thumpers catagory.
Specifically, look in here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86958

They'll help ya out. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Changing the oil isn't a hassle even in stock...

Changing the oil isn't a hassle even in stock trim. My 640 Adventure is more of a hassle (mostly because of the oil in frame deal that needs to be burped). The oil drain hose for the tank makes life...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,864
Tough call, but perhaps my Mikuni vacuum fuel...

Tough call, but perhaps my Mikuni vacuum fuel pump.

Other favorites are the Oberon slave cylinder, BDCW bash plate and CJD side stand relocation bracket. Because they all solve very key issues.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,145
Interesting thread. Interesting reasoning for not...

Interesting thread. Interesting reasoning for not buying the bike and some interesting opinions regarding this stuff.

I agree with some other guys here in just installing an aftermarket air intake...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Damn. Guess that means all the paint codes I have...

Damn. Guess that means all the paint codes I have are useless. I tried. :lol3


I've color matched before with paint for walls, it seems to work really well. If you know what paint color you want...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
PPG252MB150 SILVER LC8 2003 I think that's...

PPG252MB150 SILVER LC8 2003

I think that's it?

I have a .pdf file with some other KTM color codes on it. Forgot about it. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,539
Pics or it didn't happen, Chuck. :deal

Pics or it didn't happen, Chuck. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Seems like general consensus tells you to buy the...

Seems like general consensus tells you to buy the newest one you can afford. But if, say, the 2009 had more of the farkles that one would like and/or is significantly better priced, I'd lean that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,539
Silly Chuck. :lol3 And... silly...

Silly Chuck. :lol3


And... silly moderators, removing my post in your thread in the flea market. I DID say I'd sell you mine. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
There's a pretty steed. I like the overly large...

There's a pretty steed. I like the overly large KTM logo on the windscreen.:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,127
I adjusted the valves on mine for the first time...

I adjusted the valves on mine for the first time several months ago. I feel kinda like the OP on things like that - always over thinking. I took my time and did it right. I work at a shop so in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
The SW setup, I believe, is cheaper. You may...

The SW setup, I believe, is cheaper.

You may wish to ask the man himself about the differences though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
That's gonna be a tight fit, if it works. ...

That's gonna be a tight fit, if it works.

Windscreen and mirror removal will help.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,292,651
No no no, see, you're supposed to have both...

No no no, see, you're supposed to have both bikes!:evil

That's a beaut!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,040
One may indeed be surprised at how well a set of...

One may indeed be surprised at how well a set of stocker Pirelli Scorpions hook up in the dirt. I had no problems with them on a trail-oriented dual sport ride. 100 miles of dirt and ruts. They did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,428
Must mean the timing wheel. There are a...

Must mean the timing wheel.


There are a few threads on this forum by people who have switched to carbs on a FI 990 motor and to FI on a carbed 950 motor.

I believe in the case of taking an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Where are people finding these low/no mileage...

Where are people finding these low/no mileage bikes!? :huh

That said, welcome to the disease. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,539
Only in terms of spending more money. I looooove...

Only in terms of spending more money. I looooove farkling a new bike. Even if it's stuff I did on the last one. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,539
You'll be back like Arnold, baby. :wink: ...

You'll be back like Arnold, baby. :wink:

Once a 950 owner, never not a 950 owner for long. :lol3

I sold one once, and bought another a year later. The bug will strike you when summer comes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,887
I did a write-up recently where I moved the...

I did a write-up recently where I moved the battery to the storage box under the seat, the starter relay to an unused bracket behind the radiator, and the voltage regulator up above the airbox on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
I'm still trying to think of a good way to adjust...

I'm still trying to think of a good way to adjust position of the rectifier.

Haven't had much time to address it. Finally got my 640 Adventure back together after the rocker cover reseal and water...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Might have to alter the wiring for the recitifer...

Might have to alter the wiring for the recitifer to make it work out. I've considered this possibility myself. I'll have to pull the glovebox tomorrow and inspect. I'll let you know if I think of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Not at present. Been putting focus on resealing...

Not at present. Been putting focus on resealing the rocker cover and rebuilding the water pump on my 640 Adventure. :wink:

I've been toying with different ideas for the rectifier. Since I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 38,741
Good to know!

Good to know!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,472
Pretty interesting. Checked a couple of...

Pretty interesting.

Checked a couple of prices compared to KTM Twins and Munn Racing with the KTM Talk discount and Powersports was cheaper by a long shot, even with shipping. Munn's shipping can...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 38,741
Finishing up on this op today. No problems with...

Finishing up on this op today. No problems with my water pump, just resealing the rocker cover and figured that the bike is old enough that this one should be done as preventative maintenance.
6100...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Seems to me like they did, but a quick check on...

Seems to me like they did, but a quick check on Munn Racing or anyone else that has a parts fiche will likely give you the answer you seek.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Before: ...

Before:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0609141525_zps18d9d0c4.jpg



And after:


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/Evil_Tim00/0926141341a_zps12e19cc5.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,920
That's a silly question. The only people...

That's a silly question.

The only people that buy 950/990 Adventures are using them for commuting.

None of us are riding them off road. :evil It leads to reckless behavior. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,001
I had to do this job right after I bought my 06...

I had to do this job right after I bought my 06 950. Pretty fun project. If my 640 Adventure weren't shredded on the bench fixing the rocker cover leak (which turned into water pump rebuild for the...
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