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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Awesome!

This is a great App, thanks for sharing.....

Having all the parts diagrams available on your phone or ipad can save a lot of time for field repairs or if you need to source parts from a remote...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Twalcom Light Mount

Twalcom also makes a nice, clean looking mount that tucks up higher like on the Baja models....

http://twalcomusa.com/twalcom-auxilary-driving-light-support-bracket-950-990-adventure.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,162
Posted By NeptuneTriton
To answer your questions in a nutshell, yes you...

To answer your questions in a nutshell, yes you can run a 140 tire on a 990. I've run both a 908 and a TKC 80 in that configuration with no issues.

However, my favorite knobby so far hands down is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Does your full Dash Reset look something like...

Does your full Dash Reset look something like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q6ym8ZdC-Q

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2q6ym8ZdC-Q" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yeah, it's the VooDoo fairing made by Britannia...

Yeah, it's the VooDoo fairing made by Britannia Composites. It comes with a new HID/LED headlight assembly, fairing, and windshield. The back side has a built in dash that can be used as a GPS holder...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Well, I touched base with Chris again before the...

Well, I touched base with Chris again before the weekend to see if he had anymore photos of the setup and luckily he did! Looks great!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Thanks everyone for your inputs!!! It looks like...

Thanks everyone for your inputs!!! It looks like it's a toss up in price and quality between the Arrow/Wings cans as they're both about $850 dollars a set. The Akros are of course really nice, but it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By NeptuneTriton
NEW Options for 2-into-1 Exhaust AND Auxiliary Fuel Tank for KTM 990

So, long story short, I still have the stock cans on my 990 Baja and it's time to ditch them. I had planned on doing a 2-into-1 exhaust, with the Neduro/ADVTank on the other side for extended range....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By NeptuneTriton
I just found this sound clip of the Arrow's...

I just found this sound clip of the Arrow's installed on a 990 SMR LC8, so the sound should be fairly similar on the 990 Adventure. I like it!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Arrow vs. Akrapovic vs. Wings Exhaust options - Help me choose!

Hey everyone, I need a little help here. I'm ready to take the plunge and ditch the stock 20 pound inferno's on my 990 Baja. I want to go light weight, with a good rumble note, so that's led me to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,802
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yes, please do! That's the EXACT setup I'm...

Yes, please do! That's the EXACT setup I'm planning on going after. I saw he mentioned it on their Facebook page, but haven't seen any photos yet. I've been impressed with everything else they've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By NeptuneTriton
"As a datapoint for how hot it gets, I was riding...

"As a datapoint for how hot it gets, I was riding around town on Sunday here, thermometer showing ~60 degrees outside, and in normal city riding, minimal traffic, but traffic lights obviously, I was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Here's a new step-by-step 990 SAS removal video...

Here's a new step-by-step 990 SAS removal video put together by CPR Fab. It also covers removing the airbox and installing the Rottweiler intake, so you'll have to disregard that part of the video......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,568
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Win-win!!

The past week or so of browsing threads has been SOOOOOOO much easier!!! THANK YOU!

If we were going to sub-divide Orange Crush, now was the time to do it before it got even more un-navigable...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By NeptuneTriton
I had mine RAM mounted to the bars for a while...

I had mine RAM mounted to the bars for a while using the standard kit:

http://www.rammount.com/part/RAM-B-149Z-GA12U


But, I'm not sure I can recommend it as it actually broke my 60CS. Let me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,207
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Jump on that deal!

Man, do you not know what those accessories cost???!!! For $14,400 you're not only getting the last 990 Model that will ever be made, but you're getting a ton of extras with it! It's pretty much a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,932
Posted By NeptuneTriton
The iPad Mini is inside a...

The iPad Mini is inside a water/shock/vibration/dust proof case made by Lifeproof. It's the Nuud version, where the screen is exposed and not under a piece of plastic. It's in the matching Lifeproof...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,932
Posted By NeptuneTriton
iPad Mini as GPS

I've been running an iPad Mini with the Gaia GPS App for the last couple of years and it works great! Screen is easy to see, I can create routes/tracks on the fly, download different types of maps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Here you go! The white actually matched the paint...

Here you go! The white actually matched the paint on the Baja perfectly...it wasn't off a shade or anything like that. Keep in mind the front side is painted, but the back side is natural fiberglass,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,669
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yep +1 for the KOSO meter...it's super slim and...

Yep +1 for the KOSO meter...it's super slim and weather resistant, mounts anywhere. Have one on both bikes with no issues.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Rowe PDM 60

The Rowe Electronics PDM60 seems to be the way to go these days. They get great reviews an it offers a lot more custom settings than a fuse block can:
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,508
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Meanwhile Honda is picking up where KTM left off,...

Meanwhile Honda is picking up where KTM left off, aiming the Africa Twin squarely at the ADV Dirt market.

KTM, you better have an Ace up your sleeve somewhere, this 1050 Starbucks runner ain't...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,147
Posted By NeptuneTriton
No experience with these, but they do look...

No experience with these, but they do look nice....Maple Motorcycle Denim....

http://maplemoto.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,770
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Bump....Please remember to title your threads.

Bump....Please remember to title your threads.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yeah, that's where everybody takes their...

Yeah, that's where everybody takes their bikes....and for good reason! He really knows his stuff.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yeah, the best way to test for the ignition...

Yeah, the best way to test for the ignition wiring is to turn the bike on and while it's idling, grab the ignition harness with your hand and start moving it around in different directions. If you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Mine was doing the same thing and I thought it...

Mine was doing the same thing and I thought it was the clutch too at first. It would randomly die, but it turns out it wasn't the clutch or battery....it was this:

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Ok, if it's not either of those two, there is...

Ok, if it's not either of those two, there is another electrical gremlin that can cause this. Some 990 owners have reported that the hazard switch can short out, causing you to blow fuses one right...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By NeptuneTriton
If that's not it, check your ignition harness to...

If that's not it, check your ignition harness to make sure it's not broken or shorting out....here's a thread on that:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958280
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Do you have crash bars installed on your 990? If...

Do you have crash bars installed on your 990? If so, look at the one on the left side of the bike. On the rear of it, where it attaches/clamps to the frame by the foot shifter, there's a small wire...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,508
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Pissed I f*cking told you so!!!

I F*CKING TOLD YOU SO!!! AAAAARRRGGGGHHH!!!

I knew it! I just knew it! This is the dumbed down, cheaper version of the 1190. They even used the same engine and just didn't bore it out all the way....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Thanks for the information, good to know. That...

Thanks for the information, good to know. That does sound like a pain, especially if you have to deal with those stupid "clean air" hoods that are on a lot of nozzles these days, you know the ones...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By NeptuneTriton
I've been coveting the CJ Designs version for a...

I've been coveting the CJ Designs version for a little while now. Very well made and has the option to insert a fuel filter "sock" to catch any crud before it makes your fuel pump implode.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yup, I'm betting we have another...

Yup, I'm betting we have another victim...textbook symptoms.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,276
Posted By NeptuneTriton
From what I understand, the Euro headlight is...

From what I understand, the Euro headlight is better, but only marginally so. It doesn't seem worth the additional cost compared to your other options.

I knew I wanted much better headlights, so I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,366
Posted By NeptuneTriton
"When I dump the Adventure in a sand wash with a...

"When I dump the Adventure in a sand wash with a giant loop bag and no panniers it can be a real bitch to pick up, especially with the handlebars lying a bit lower than the wheels. On a regular dirt...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,255
Posted By NeptuneTriton
All smog crap - 3lbs 2-1 exhaust - 20lbs ...

All smog crap - 3lbs
2-1 exhaust - 20lbs
Lithium Battery - 6lbs
Crash bars - 11lbs
Rear Racks - 4lbs
Passenger Pegs - 2lbs
Airbox - 6lbs
Single Front Rotor - 10lbs
Lose the ABS - none on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,255
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Yeah, I can only have one-bike right now, so I...

Yeah, I can only have one-bike right now, so I need to have a "do it all" solution. I wish the 990 was much lighter, but that's about my only real gripe with it. It's really amazing off road and on,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,255
Posted By NeptuneTriton
Hahaha, no, no you're not! All I see is a bunch...

Hahaha, no, no you're not! All I see is a bunch of great machines and I want all of them!

At this point, I am leaning towards keeping the 990 though. For me, as much as I want and am lusting over...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,508
Posted By NeptuneTriton
You know what I bet this is going to be? A...

You know what I bet this is going to be? A "cheap" version of the 1190. Just like BMW's F 700 GS is basically a de-tuned, de-featured, lower end version of the F 800 GS.
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