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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By CRW
Just wait till you have your bags loaded and are...

Just wait till you have your bags loaded and are blasting down a back road.
I do metal work for a living,with no support it will fail eventually.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By CRW
Looks nice and sano. But what is going to make it...

Looks nice and sano. But what is going to make it rigid so the alum. doesn't work harden and crack from all the vibes and flexing?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By CRW
00 steel wool and vinegar

00 steel wool and vinegar
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By CRW
Clutch switch?

Does anybody know if the plunger for the clutch switch is adjustable?I tried pulling the rubber booty from the inboard side but I didn't want to come off without feeling like I was going to screw...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,934
Posted By CRW
s mountain.... Snow mountain? i could be in...

s mountain.... Snow mountain?

i could be in for a night ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,012
Posted By CRW
5'10" with boots 29" in seam. 06 950. Just taw...

5'10" with boots 29" in seam. 06 950. Just taw aped to shorter suspenders:D
Comfortable every where other than super gnar single track
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,934
Posted By CRW
shooting for Wed, and most likely on the 950 with...

shooting for Wed, and most likely on the 950 with no knobbies:evil:evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By CRW
Thats a tough one. Any bike that will excel on...

Thats a tough one.
Any bike that will excel on single track will suck on freeway...
I would look for the lightest 650 possible.
The older husaberg 650s were real light, some had reliability...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,123
Posted By CRW
Just hack about 4" off the stock screen

Just hack about 4" off the stock screen
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By CRW
I have heard decent thing about Mach1 in Vallejo....

I have heard decent thing about Mach1 in Vallejo.
But no personal experience. I have always been let down by service places.
Drove me to work on my on bikes.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By CRW
No you don't need to disassemble head from...

No you don't need to disassemble head from cylinder to replace the base gaskets.
I would leave the pistons in the bore as well,Just remove wrist pins and clips.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,934
Posted By CRW
hit up a tractor shop....

hit up a tractor shop....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By CRW
Liquid cooled four valve

Liquid cooled four valve
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By CRW
This is what I woudl go for! ...

This is what I woudl go for!
http://www.sportsmobile.com/bikes/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,454
Posted By CRW
Ktm 640 adventure

Ktm 640 adventure
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By CRW
I did the same test with my oil and coolant,Same...

I did the same test with my oil and coolant,Same results.

Let's say it is still oil, more likely contaminated than fresh oil out of the bottle and has been cycling heat many times might get the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By CRW
I have the other thread going. Looks and sounds...

I have the other thread going.
Looks and sounds the same too me. Mine has most likely been mixed longer.
I'm banking on the gasket failure where you mentioned. Or the outer case has warped a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By CRW
Seems like a fair price w/o seeing bike.

Seems like a fair price w/o seeing bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By CRW
When i got the bike it had cracked cases:D. ...

When i got the bike it had cracked cases:D.
Sourced a complete low end. When i did the swap EVERYTHING was cleaned and flushed in excess.



Fingered around with it today feels like oil crud,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By CRW
System has been thoroughly flushed many times in...

System has been thoroughly flushed many times in the past.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By CRW
Another oil(maybe) in coolant thread.

2006 950 adv. 30,000 ish miles

Did a over night trip with the lady 200mi RT. While fueling I noticed that the radiator expansion chamber was almost full to the top,NOT PUKING. running great no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By CRW
Stator bolts?

Stator bolts?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,934
Posted By CRW
Most likely in with the van and too many bikes :D

Most likely in with the van and too many bikes :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By CRW
I ended up getting the FP racing levers. They...

I ended up getting the FP racing levers. They look nice, have yet to install.
They were pricey $200 ish for a set, hoping it will help with my shiity beat up craftsmen hands and early on set of old...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By CRW
If you are saying this I would reinforce with...

If you are saying this I would reinforce with small straps that bridge the welds.
The last thing you want is one to snap off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CRW
I have one called pocket power, don't buy...

I have one called pocket power, don't buy Rockford Fosgate. The jump starts my sprinter van that has a week charging system monthly no problem good pizza kit. But not as small as The antigravity unit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By CRW
Take it off and see if you miss it. If you don't...

Take it off and see if you miss it. If you don't great. If you do put it back on:norton:norton:norton:norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,037
Posted By CRW
Why ditch the tread and have regrets? even if...

Why ditch the tread and have regrets?
even if you change direction with the project,its still the same project right:norton:norton??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By CRW
If its real bad replace the ball valve. You can...

If its real bad replace the ball valve.
You can also spin the veny hose away from the front trumpet, and see if that helps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By CRW
Who makes a nice adjustable clutch lever?

For years I have been just dealing with the cluch lever.
Rode my bike for the first time in a while last night due to a hand injury.
I can't take it any more! I need more adjustability towards the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By CRW
But u might have to re spring for all the weight...

But u might have to re spring for all the weight on th kickstad:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By CRW
Yup cheaper better :1drink no screws to come...

Yup cheaper better :1drink no screws to come loose.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,056
Posted By CRW
Saw something similar at radio shack yesterday...

Saw something similar at radio shack yesterday and got me thinking.
It's still crap from the shack but none the less could be ok. I dig this set up!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By CRW
forks,unless you are 125 lbs.....

forks,unless you are 125 lbs.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By CRW
Well Dusty is correct. I put my finger over the...

Well Dusty is correct.
I put my finger over the breather and it stopped.
I got my intake kit used with a breather valve installed.
Swapped it out for mine and the noise/rattle is much better.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By CRW
Question Rattling noise coming from front carb!?!?

So i just completed my CPR/Rottweiler intake install on my 06 950 adv.
Ran the bike before completely buttoning up the bike.
There is a very audible rattling noise coming from the front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By CRW
Thanks for all your replys. Kinda figured it was...

Thanks for all your replys. Kinda figured it was the shite gas.

The build up seem to be even In both intakes.
What seems strange to me is it that this build up has never been present before on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By CRW
Grey residue build up in intakes

So I started the process of installing my CPR intake. (2006 950 ADV)
Got everything off, and while looking around noticed a grey build up in the intake ports. kind of a light grey that crumbles or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By CRW
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,380
Posted By CRW
I have been using the garmin rino series for...

I have been using the garmin rino series for years.
Small screen but with the built in 2way radio allows you to talk to your buddy's when there out of gas or need help pick up the moto and updates...
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