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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 90,374
Posted By slaw
still havent done it!!!

i know i should have fitted the pump before my holiday but is still packed under the seat with filter and other parts, my bike has now done 27,000miles and i should get on with it, but hey, i have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By slaw
fairing

i wonder if that screen worked better than the current design????
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 90,374
Posted By slaw
not installed, but prepared

i've got everything i need including a print off of cp's "how to" packed and ready for my holiday to france and spain, fingers crossed i dont need it, 22000 miles on the odometer so any time now:ricky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By slaw
thanks mudguts

well the first fork leg took 3.5 hours and the second took an hour, a silly oversight, i,e circlip, equalled 2.5 hours of head scratching, many thanks from slaw:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By slaw
thankyou,

sometimes it takes someone to point out the obvious, you did, and it helped, regards andy:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,439
Posted By slaw
Thumb if only

come and look over the fence at orange crush, we wish we had the time to wonder about such things, instead we seem to be permantly fixing our bikes:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By slaw
front fork strip down, advice please

having noticed an oil leak on one of the fork legs, i thought i may be prudent to replace the oil seals, so i have a good read of the workshop bulletin and with new oil and seals purchased from the...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,810
Posted By slaw
sounds like a good option

have you worked out what it costs to produce? or what you would like to sell the finished product for?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By slaw
e.mail them

your right, i'm sorry, i didn't explane, i e.mailed the company and got an instant responce from paul, who informed me he could get any pump from facet, he then set up a purchase option for me on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By slaw
Laugh found one!!!!

:D as promised, a uk supplier for the facet fuel pump:evil

www.partsforaircraft.co.uk (http://www.partsforaircraft.co.uk)
i will just say i havent recieved it yet, but i have just had a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By slaw
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thankyou chaps, if i do find a uk supplier i shall post it here
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By slaw
Question fuel pump

anyone remember the type or model number of the replacement facet fuel pump? i'm going on me hols and want to take one with me (just in case)
the bike is a 2003 950cc
thankyou in advance for your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By slaw
how much do the ktm risers cost?

i've got 34mm risers which require 100mm cap screws with a shallow cap.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By slaw
thanks cp

that explains it!:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By slaw
34mm suits me

all i've done is make 34mm spacers on my lathe and use m10x100mm cap screws, you have to reduce the cap bolt head to match the original or the bars wont fit, its spot on for me at 5"9':norton
i...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By slaw
caponord 34mm bar risers

having succesfully sold a few ktm bar risers, i have turned my attention to my friends capo, if you want a set there 20 a set 3 post uk, 6 europe, 7 usa, canada, australia i have a paypal...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By slaw
ktm 950 990 34mm bar risers

HAVE PRODUCED A SET OF BAR RISERS FOR MY KTM AND MADE SOME MORE SETS, IF YOU WANT A SET THEY ARE 20 A SET WITH 3 POST UK 5 EUROPE, 7 USA CANADA AND AUSTRALIA, I HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT FOR ANY ONE...
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2007, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By slaw
in addition

i can also make them longer if you can get the longer bolts, i'm using 100mm long cap screws, and there may be issues on control cables not being long enough......:norton
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By slaw
ktm 950 990 34mm bar risers europe

if any one is interested, i've made a set for myself and have the capacity to make a few more, i want 20.00 for a set which includes longer shallow head cap screws to suit with nyloc nuts. post in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By slaw
hi mate, if you still need to browse a manuel i'm...

hi mate, if you still need to browse a manuel i'm in colchester........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,387
Posted By slaw
ding ding!!!!!!

round three:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,562
Posted By slaw
good luck

your doing what most of us dream about, good luck friend...:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By slaw
now thats what i call, no nonsense...

now thats what i call, no nonsense lighting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,191
Posted By slaw
i fancy a tandem

some people are so fussy...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By slaw
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+1 and aftermarket exhaust lessened the amount of temp rise
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,191
Posted By slaw
ktm, v strom

as long as its a motorcycle,,, it would say more about the rider that couldn't enjoy being on almost any motorcycle,
i wouldn't turn down a ride on any bike (more torque the bigger the grin):wink:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By slaw
where

as you look through the adv site, you will see that the bike does have some aspects that require regular care, if like me you came from having a bulletproof honda it takes some getting use to, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By slaw
.

possibly no screen at all, like previously recomended by other adv's may be the answer, worth a try...:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By slaw
.

just trying to better the ride a bit. i swapped bikes with a friend on sunday (buell cyclone) no faring whatso ever and at low speed it was a great deal more pleasant. so your going in the wrong...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By slaw
thanks for that

i wont waste money on the new screen, i'll have a play with the old one,,,,:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By slaw
wind noise

now that the official ktm touring screen has been on the market for a while, can anyone that has purchased the screen recomend it for reducing the low speed wind noise that normaly occurs with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By slaw
all that pipework stuff, is that unique to u.s....

all that pipework stuff, is that unique to u.s. bikes? or particular years?
and if i were to look for it, where on the bike would it be?(sorry for hijack of thred)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By slaw
thanks mr mouse, i've got the day of today, it...

thanks mr mouse, i've got the day of today, it will give me something to do in the garage:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By slaw
my back brake will stall the engine without any...

my back brake will stall the engine without any trouble while locking up the wheel, yet under normal braking its purfect? i've got a feeling there are on and off road pads and i've got the road pads,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By slaw
thanks, the position of the lever is an easy...

thanks, the position of the lever is an easy thing to try first, good idea.....
p.s. 53 plate adventure, or for the non uk riders a late 2003 model
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By slaw
back brake to sharpe

i dont know weather any one has experienced the back wheel locking up on tarmac without any real effort:eek1 ,
this has happend to me a couple of times in a emrgency stop situations.
almost like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,365
Posted By slaw
depends on the bike and location

sports bikes only feel right at higher speeds, scooters feel good at speed limits, my 950 adventure is some where in the middle, and so i prefer not to ride a sports bike in the city, its just pain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By slaw
have you tried the ktm website???

have you tried the ktm website???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2007, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,592
Posted By slaw
buffeting

this must be a hieght issue, a pal of mine swapped bikes with me last sunday afternoon, and couldn't belive how bad the buffeting was on my bike, he's 6'4", although he did say it was a damed sight...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By slaw
the "cp" oricle

yet again cp modem has the answer, do you ever leave your computer?:evil
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