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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By PRJKTM
KTM 990 Adventure indicator problem

Hello
My turn indications on my 990 Adventure flash at twice the speed when the bike has any revs. The only flash normally on tick over.
I've noticed this start to happen for a few years but now...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By PRJKTM
Done it...soaked in WD40 overnight and used a...

Done it...soaked in WD40 overnight and used a more substantial allen key with handle.....thanks all
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By PRJKTM
990 Adventure Seized rear top case nuts

Hello
I've just bought a top case for my 990 Adventure.
I went to fit it tonight and the nuts holding on the back plate are seized solid.
If I pull any harder they will definitely strip the allen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,680
Posted By PRJKTM
My dealer just stung me for a rear tyre as well ...

My dealer just stung me for a rear tyre as well
139 + VAT + labour to fit
Won't be doing that again !!!!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By PRJKTM
I had Akras fitted to my 990 with the mapping ...

I had Akras fitted to my 990 with the mapping
It used about 25% more fuel, didn't run as well, made the bike very jerky to ride in traffic, and it certainly wasn't as free revving.....so I got the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,548
Posted By PRJKTM
with standard cans, fuel light on at 150 miles ...

with standard cans, fuel light on at 150 miles
with Akra cans and Akra mapping, fuel light on at 120 miles
with Akra cans and standard mapping fuel light on at 160 miles
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By PRJKTM
XT600 Tenere no spark....

I have an 86 XT600 Tenere 1VJ thats been sitting in the garage for a year and now won't start.
The cause is no spark, I have changed the CDI, got 2 replacement coils, new plug, new HT lead and still...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 141,453
Posted By PRJKTM
I'll take the extra HP but the rest of the...

I'll take the extra HP but the rest of the facelift does nothing for me over the current 990.
Its also bad news for all of us waiting for the 1190 Adventure which is obviously further away than we...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,411
Posted By PRJKTM
I had a black 950 05...looked stunning when...

I had a black 950 05...looked stunning when polished up.
Now got a Orange 990 which gets more looks
With both I continuously get stopped at lights and get thumbs up from others.
I went for orange...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By PRJKTM
On the BMW subject....my friend just traded his...

On the BMW subject....my friend just traded his 990 superduke for a GS1100.
He admitted to me with a grimace on his face that its the worst thing he's ever done and has never been so bored riding a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,639
Posted By PRJKTM
I did think when I bought the bike that there was...

I did think when I bought the bike that there was more vibration than my 950. But its definitely worse after I picked it up from the first service.
You can even feel it through the seat and when I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,639
Posted By PRJKTM
Definately not tyre balance because if you clutch...

Definately not tyre balance because if you clutch in it goes, the vibration is also just as bad when you just rev the engine at a standstill.
The dealer said to let the engine run in and loosen up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,639
Posted By PRJKTM
990 Vibration

I took my new 990 Adventure up the motorway for the first time today and was amazed at the terrible engine vibration I get through the handlebars.
Cruising at anything about 4500 revs its so bad...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By PRJKTM
990 Petrol Light

So my 990 Adventure is a whole 5 days old now, I filled her up with fuel today, after riding off from the petrol station the petrol warning light took about 15 minutes to turn off...is this normal ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By PRJKTM
Got my new 990 today

So I finally traded my fantastic 950 Adv for a new 990 Adv today.
The 950 gave me 26000 wonderful miles but it was time for a change and no regrets at all.
My fear was the much talked about fueling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By PRJKTM
XT600 Tenere won't start....

...because there is no spark.
It's a 1986 1VJ version.
I've installed new CDi unit, new coil, new HT lead and new plug.
Whats next ??
Any ideas ???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By PRJKTM
Has anyone got a touring screen for 950/990 ?

....if so, are they any good.
I'm tempted but I bought a Cee Baileys screen for my old Tiger and hardly made any difference.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By PRJKTM
I have an 05.5, nearly 3 years old and 26000...

I have an 05.5, nearly 3 years old and 26000 miles.
I've had a water pump seal, blown oil pressure switch and clutch cylinder.
Apart from that all good.....Remember the 05.5 950s had all the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By PRJKTM
Just thought I'd update you with the story.... ...

Just thought I'd update you with the story....
Finally got my bike back and the answer was.......
Recently another dealer sorted my problem of the bike drinking all the water in the overflow tank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 109,770
Posted By PRJKTM
No chance of any pics or details on these...

No chance of any pics or details on these websites....
Torture
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 109,770
Posted By PRJKTM
Not much, didn't say when which is the question...

Not much, didn't say when which is the question everyone is asking, something about a new headlight ( hope thats not all ) and obviously the 1190 engine.
Evidently there was a concept bike made and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 109,770
Posted By PRJKTM
There is a small article about the 1190 Adventure...

There is a small article about the 1190 Adventure replacing the 990 in todays Motorcycle News.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 109,770
Posted By PRJKTM
So if I buy a 990 next month I'm not going to see...

So if I buy a 990 next month I'm not going to see an 1190 announced a few months later ???..( I've had bad timing experiences with buying iPods !! )
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,897
Posted By PRJKTM
When is the 09 990 Adventure due out ?

When is the 09 990 Adventure due out ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By PRJKTM
And its softer

And its softer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By PRJKTM
Dealer says some sort of oil starvation due to...

Dealer says some sort of oil starvation due to blockage in valve
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By PRJKTM
Strange Engine Noise

On my way to work this morning, the engine of my 950 Adv started to make all sorts of strange noises.

Its making a sort of clanking noise with the odd bit of screeching as if there is no oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By PRJKTM
Nearly 26000 miles...yes I know it's not that...

Nearly 26000 miles...yes I know it's not that high.....highish
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By PRJKTM
I have an 05.5 950 Adventure which I'm tempted to...

I have an 05.5 950 Adventure which I'm tempted to trade in for a 990 Adventure due to high mileage....

Can I ask, why did you trade the 950 for the 990 and how are you finding it ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By PRJKTM
Hmmmm...1 dealer who doesn't recommend or fit the...

Hmmmm...1 dealer who doesn't recommend or fit the throttle cam versus 100s of you guys recommending them....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By PRJKTM
Well not solving any problems really, apart from...

Well not solving any problems really, apart from the fear of the warranty running out next month as I was lucky enough to have 3 years.
Also the mileage, I have just over 25000 now and yes I know it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By PRJKTM
950 v 990 Dilemma Continues....

I've posted a few posts on here recently about trading my 3 year old 950 adv for a new 990.
I had my 950 in for a service a few days ago and borrowed the 990 demo bike.
so here is my for and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 35,006
Posted By PRJKTM
I am contenplating trading my 950 for a new 990....

I am contenplating trading my 950 for a new 990. My dealer told me that the fuel consumption with an Akras and Akra map is better the standard cans....
Who on earth do we believe in this debate...I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,379
Posted By PRJKTM
Any tips on push starting a 9X0 ? I treid once...

Any tips on push starting a 9X0 ?
I treid once and couldn't ( when my battery was flat )
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By PRJKTM
Well I charged the battery through the day and it...

Well I charged the battery through the day and it started,
I just can't believe I started it 2 minutes beforehand in the morning and it was fine. Also it would even start using a fully charged...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By PRJKTM
But the bike had started a few minutes before. I...

But the bike had started a few minutes before. I also tried a jump starter on the battery and still the same....Yes the rev counter jumps up each time
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By PRJKTM
990 Adv Won't start

....my 950 is in for a service and my Demo 990 won't start
I got on it this morning, started fine, just about to set off and remember I had forgotten something. Engine off....2 mins later tried to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-04-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By PRJKTM
OK, one more thing.... Would you say that the...

OK, one more thing....
Would you say that the Bike feels noticably lighter with the Acraprovics instead of stock cans
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By PRJKTM
OK now I'm getting tempted

OK now I'm getting tempted
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By PRJKTM
The Pros of Acrapovic Exhaust ?

Hello All

I know there are endless posts about Acrapovics on here but I need a quick sum up in one hit.
I'm seeing my dealer next week about trading my 950 adv for a 990.
My big concern is the...
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