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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,685
Posted By JohnEric
When you buy a used bike you don't know what the...

When you buy a used bike you don't know what the previous owner has done
How was the suspension set up? You said the preload was set soft then you cranked it up all the way? How are the rebound...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,092
Posted By JohnEric
Oh the good info I get from this site. So my...

Oh the good info I get from this site.

So my new 990 baja has less than 30 mi as I have been unable to ride do to a surgery. Ran down to check these bolts and the front 2 had been installed with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By JohnEric
I have a 2013 baja just like yours. I just did...

I have a 2013 baja just like yours. I just did the kickstand relo using the blackdog kit. The kickstand was bolted to the case. There was no plate that you speak of. Now the kickstand is bolted...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By JohnEric
If you're going to Honeydew take the Mattole rd...

If you're going to Honeydew take the Mattole rd which starts from the town of Ferndale just south of Eureka . Its paved all the way to Honeydew but it may be the worst paved road I've ever been on....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By JohnEric
You dont need to file the whole bead....i did...

You dont need to file the whole bead....i did about 1/4 of it on both sides of the rim.......but you need to mark it or do it near the valve stem so you remember where to break the bead..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By JohnEric
Once my clutch started slipping it went fast. ...

Once my clutch started slipping it went fast. From the time I started noticing it slipping to where I couldn't get the bike past 50 mph was just a couple hundred miles. And KTM dealers frequently...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By JohnEric
So I too have had bad scorps. Both started ...

So I too have had bad scorps. Both started wobbling after I had to fix a flat on the road. I felt the wobble in the handle bars then I stood on my pegs and watch the tire on the move and you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,698
Posted By JohnEric
I accidentally wacked the sensor when putting my...

I accidentally wacked the sensor when putting my front wheel back on but I saw no flaws on the sensor. No speedometer. Put a new cable on and it works fine. Its rediculously expensive by the way....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By JohnEric
I dont know how many miles you have on the bike...

I dont know how many miles you have on the bike but I would try cleaning the rotors with acetone and or sanding them with garnet sand paper. I doubt its need for bleeding or they would be mushy. Did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By JohnEric
remus

I believe you can order these through the remus distributor and all you have to do is drill the hole. Eric
Forum: Americas 07-16-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,013
Posted By JohnEric
moab

so its wednesday and tomorrow i'll be in moab ut camping somewhere. i'll probably come into town for dinner so if your anywhere in the vacinity keep an eye out for a black 950 with or plates. did a...
Forum: Americas 07-11-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,013
Posted By JohnEric
Ok Ingrid.....I dont know if you'll get this...

Ok Ingrid.....I dont know if you'll get this tonight but if you go north on 95 then west on 71 it will take you over the snake river. If you have time go to Joseph and Enterprise Or on one of my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,313
Posted By JohnEric
I had brembo rotors warp twice on my ducati st4s...

I had brembo rotors warp twice on my ducati st4s and now i have warpage on my 950. You can be sure I won't replace them with any kind of brembos. Eric
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By JohnEric
Have you adjusted the preload to compensate for...

Have you adjusted the preload to compensate for the extra weight?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,328
Posted By JohnEric
I've had corbins on several other bikes and...

I've had corbins on several other bikes and they've been great. The one on my 950 I can't recommend for two reasons. Too steep. You'l find yourself in one spot on the seat. Too slippery. As you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By JohnEric
heat shield cloth

I just wrapped my pipes from the heat shield (04 with small shield) to the akrapovics with 1 inch cloth. I also added thin foam and reflective tape to the side panals which got very hot. It...
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