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Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By 640Pilot
Brisbane / Dayboro / Glasshouse / Caloundra...anyone got a GPX they can share

Guys,
Just thought I'd ask if anyone has a GPX they can share for Brisbane to Caloundra.....as much bush as possible....even if it's fire roads. Early September will see a group of us do a memorial...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,128
Posted By 640Pilot
I'm with you PBEE, I've got two VFX-W helmets...

I'm with you PBEE, I've got two VFX-W helmets from when they were first launched....one for dual sort with coms etc an done for the Berg......One landed for $ 389 AUD one for $ 430 Aud....at the time...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 116,641
Posted By 640Pilot
Guys, Not sure if it would help, but may be worth...

Guys, Not sure if it would help, but may be worth talking to Trevor at CES (custom Exhuast Specialists) in Brisbane (3200 2333) for some improved shape or design.

Trevor's a rider, and has a...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By 640Pilot
This is great feedback guys and gives me what I...

This is great feedback guys and gives me what I needed, wasn't really concerned about the load rating Mudguts, the info pretty well contradicted itself from many riders shared thoughts historically...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By 640Pilot
Not wanting to start another tyre thread but geezuzz

Tried today to get some options for a new front on my 950 Adventure today. 2hours later and I'm not better off, no tyre and I've got a headache and the shits....Why..?

Running a front Michelin...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By 640Pilot
My 950 did the same....the front sprocket was...

My 950 did the same....the front sprocket was visually ok but under very close examination I found it too had a slight hook and was making chain noise....was an easy fix from my end
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,025
Posted By 640Pilot
Flick, I'm the guy off one of the KTM...

Flick,
I'm the guy off one of the KTM twins that was trying to get your front tyre inflated to a rideable level at Dayboro. Have had a scan through this post and have a few...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By 640Pilot
Ok guys, some valued feedback as...

Ok guys, some valued feedback as always....interesting out come. I take from it that the Se master cyl must have potentially a larger bore than the Adv unit.....saw a similar situation with a Harley...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By 640Pilot
Single front disc on a 950 adv.

Guys,
Looking for some input on something I've seen a few times and considered....put a high guard kit on a 950 Adv and instead of the two brake lines and twin disc, leaving it set up as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,785
Posted By 640Pilot
As a side issue....being from Queensland...

As a side issue....being from Queensland Australia it's pretty friggin hot most year round....even in winter worst case temps are 12-15 degress Celsius at the worst.

Taken into consideration...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,785
Posted By 640Pilot
Got a mate that has a similar issue on a very low...

Got a mate that has a similar issue on a very low 5000k's 04 950....did a ride over the weekend 450K's up 450 back. On the prep for coming home he noticed the res bottle empty.

Topped it a...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By 640Pilot
Awesome information guys, thanks very much for...

Awesome information guys, thanks very much for all of your input...it concrete's some ideas I had and adds a ton more

Really appreciate your help

Ride Safe
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By 640Pilot
Thanks What's his face.....same direction we went...

Thanks What's his face.....same direction we went on for the Kroombit's run....by chance do you have it on GPS...?
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By 640Pilot
Thanks for the info Wasca, will do

Thanks for the info Wasca, will do
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By 640Pilot
Brisbane to Bundaberg

Guys,
Looking to set up a ride Brisbane to Bundaberg around Easter, just looking at tide times now and doesn't look too good. Can anyone offer advice or some history on doing the same...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 25,309
Posted By 640Pilot
Really guys, 700...enjoy your bike, they look to...

Really guys, 700...enjoy your bike, they look to be a great machine, ride it and enjoy it for all it is, no doubt it'll be a great bike, keen to hear how you might improve on a great base unit.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By 640Pilot
front sprocket thread....right or left hand

Guys,
Replacing my front sprocket today, just reading but can't confirm is it a standard thread or a left hand...

Appreciate your help

Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By 640Pilot
04 950 Adventure fork oil weight / air gap set up ideas please

Hi Guys,
Going to a mate's to get my fork seal replaced this weekend, I spoke to a guy at the KTM shop and asked for confirmation on the best weight fork oil for the bike.

I...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,735
Posted By 640Pilot
I run a GoPro mounted via a small stainless...

I run a GoPro mounted via a small stainless bracket on the lower cheek part of my helmet...great POV just quietly. I use 3M VHB tape to secure the little frame to the helmet and standard GoPro mount...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By 640Pilot
I'm with Fred on this one....did a two day last...

I'm with Fred on this one....did a two day last week and it was my first intro to intercoms...the Sena units. I'd agree with Precis that the range isn't 900 mtrs it might be on clear road but on the...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By 640Pilot
New Michelin desert Race tyres

Guys,
Thought I'd share my results on the new Michelin Desert Race tyre....set up a set for my last ride....went this way 140 / 80 / 18 rear and standard 21" front for my 950....had run 908RR front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 30,982
Posted By 640Pilot
Guys, Apology if this has already...

Guys,
Apology if this has already been thrown in...I started searching the pages and couldn't see it..got bored , got another beer and you know how it goes...but from Oz and the boys at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,214
Posted By 640Pilot
I'll weigh in to add to the confusion a....

I'll weigh in to add to the confusion

a. I run a GPS V2 on my 550 berg and love it

b. I did a three day on the 950 with high speed dirt road and trails and the only thing I found on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By 640Pilot
Thanks guys, appreciate the input. After some...

Thanks guys, appreciate the input. After some tape removal form the socket I find it was a cheap and nasty cigarette lighter fitting...I've just ducked down to the auto store and picked up a specific...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By 640Pilot
Aux power question

Guys,
Just ran through the wiring diagram and went back over my bike (04 950 Adv.) to understand where to and what way best to run the power for my GPS. On the bike I found still labelled...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By 640Pilot
Cheers will take a look at shonky maps as well

Cheers will take a look at shonky maps as well
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By 640Pilot
Downloading basecamp now, this I s a step in the...

Downloading basecamp now, this I s a step in the right direction..thanks for the heads up
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By 640Pilot
I've got the Hema paper map of the region...

I've got the Hema paper map of the region (Brisbane to Coffs) and there's a ton of info on it. I've been using google maps satellite view to plot my course but when you modify the route it won't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By 640Pilot
Agreed on the map purchase...is there one brand /...

Agreed on the map purchase...is there one brand / type / that you can recommend, Reading the other links now...thank for the pointers guys it'll help
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By 640Pilot
GPS and Mapping confusion

Hi Guys,
I've looked to try to get my answers but seem to be going in circles. I'm looking to purchase a 62S Garmin and screw it to the 950. I understand that files / routes can be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,351
Posted By 640Pilot
Ok Guys, I've read as much as I can absorb on...

Ok Guys,
I've read as much as I can absorb on the steering stabilizer and clamper set up from as many areas as I can...my situation. 04 950 mainly used for off road work..dirt roads, fire trail,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By 640Pilot
vabuckaroo68, Just...

vabuckaroo68,
Just something to look at while your working on the sprocket area. I hooked up with a mate yesterday for an off road ride on the 950. We did a couple of hours and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By 640Pilot
Hi Mate, Measured mine and sounds...

Hi Mate,
Measured mine and sounds like yours has a lift kit in it....maybe a riser lift etc. it's certainley higher than mine, which comes in at around 46/47mm from top of triple tree...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,497
Posted By 640Pilot
I found the same actually mate, even on a clean...

I found the same actually mate, even on a clean well greased axle.....just took a look and will order a zip ty unit add that to the axle problem solved and happy days,

Thanks for the input guys
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,497
Posted By 640Pilot
950 Adventure axle puller

Guys,
Just wanted to set up an axle puller on the front of the 950, checking online so far I can get confirmation of fitment or find a specific brand that clearly says it'll fit or that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,587
Posted By 640Pilot
More great input....I'm thinking the second rim...

More great input....I'm thinking the second rim lock might be a good idea...at least until a side of the road tyre change anyways....but still makes sense..Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,587
Posted By 640Pilot
Thanks Team, Appreciate...

Thanks Team,
Appreciate the input....I've built up an Excel narrow front rim in the A 60 Series so I might get it balanced, it's got a rim lock....the rear rim is a stocker so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,587
Posted By 640Pilot
Wheel Balancing

Guys just a quick question,
I've just finished setting up my spare set of drop on wheels for the 950 with my off road tyres, 908RR front, Mitas E09 Enduro...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By 640Pilot
If you're looking for the ultimate click on click...

If you're looking for the ultimate click on click off velcro style system 3M product called clear Dual Lock.....tough, weather proof, easy. I've got three pieces 10mm x 25mm (3/8" x 1" for you blokes...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 29,982
Posted By 640Pilot
Guys, I'd like to join the ride,,,,had...

Guys,
I'd like to join the ride,,,,had plannned to tak part in the AVD north south catch up but a family loss will have me out of that ride, is there a catch up starting point out of...
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