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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By rockitman4x4
I ran the hose between the 2 ports and my bike...

I ran the hose between the 2 ports and my bike runs great. I even put on 2 FMF 4.1 pipes on at the same time with no problems. Bikes got over 10,000 on it now still running great.:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,862
Posted By rockitman4x4
Yes sir this is much better! :clap Thanks guys,...

Yes sir this is much better! :clap Thanks guys, I love all the other bikes and riders out there, but it was getting very hard to look through all that stuff to find stuff on my bike. Thanks again...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
Now come on we're not smart enough to vote, so...

Now come on we're not smart enough to vote, so we're definitely not smart enough to know how much air to put in our tires. The Governments of the world know what's best for us. They'll make the light...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
Agreed. Thats why we now have TPMS (tire pressure...

Agreed. Thats why we now have TPMS (tire pressure monitoring systems) warning lights on our cars. Maybe the motorcycle industry will start putting TPMS on our bikes and not allow us to change our own...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
Your right I guess. But I look at life from...

Your right I guess. But I look at life from another side. I own a auto repair shop and I sell tires there. I know everyone is going to say thats not motorcycles, true but in my small brain tires are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
I had a Mefo do the same thing. I was running the...

I had a Mefo do the same thing. I was running the air pressure stated in the book for the bike,a KTM 690, 34psi. They told me I wasn't running the recommend 41psi on the tire. I think that if someone...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 494,098
Posted By rockitman4x4
I just finished installing the Rottweiler filter...

I just finished installing the Rottweiler filter and installed their map. I did the 15 minute run. The bike sounds fine. I'll test ride today. I did have the vib problem between 4-6k before this so...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By rockitman4x4
Put it the same box. I had ten rounds, I only...

Put it the same box. I had ten rounds, I only load 5 in at a time. But you can always get 44 Rem mag up there. I carry in my tank bag, then lay it out on the bike or table when I'm in camp. Several...
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By rockitman4x4
I went up to Alaska this past summer, mailed my...

I went up to Alaska this past summer, mailed my handgun to myself. I put it a box with some freeze dried meals and sent it general delivery with my name on the box and the date I planed to pick it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By rockitman4x4
I put FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990 and did not remap....

I put FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990 and did not remap. Bike ran fine. I went to Alaska and back this summer with no problems. When I pulled the plugs last week they looked fine. I do most of my riding up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By rockitman4x4
I did almost 10, 000 miles this summer up to...

I did almost 10, 000 miles this summer up to Alaska and back, running Wolfman panniers and their dry bags. Great stuff. Camping almost every day so the bags got a workout, with never a problem. I...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well its been wet getting here, but I'm in...

Well its been wet getting here, but I'm in Fairbanks this evening (raining), going to head north in AM to Dead Horse. Came over TOW from Dawson then up to Eagle then down to Tok. Even with all the...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well today is the big day for me.:rofl I'm on the...

Well today is the big day for me.:rofl I'm on the road about 8 this morning. Put new k60s on over the weekend. Checked everything again yesterday. 33 here in Ely this morning, looks like lots of rain...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By rockitman4x4
Leaving this morning for AK, I put on new K60...

Leaving this morning for AK, I put on new K60 last weekend. I have used them on 2 bikes and they are a great 50/50 tire. See you guys on the road.:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By rockitman4x4
28 worked fine for me. Much better then the 38...

28 worked fine for me. Much better then the 38 ktm says.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
Oh yeah one more week and I'm out of here. I...

Oh yeah one more week and I'm out of here. I decided to leave a day early and ride the TAT across NV up into Oregon on my way to Bellingham. I'll put a new K60 on this weekend, it should make the...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,137
Posted By rockitman4x4
Credit Card! But right now the US dollar is...

Credit Card! But right now the US dollar is higher to the Canadian so they want US dollars. Have fun.
Forum: Americas 05-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By rockitman4x4
I have a full farkled 2011 KTM690 I would sell...

I have a full farkled 2011 KTM690 I would sell ya, but I want a lot of $ for it. Stay safe.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By rockitman4x4
I'm off to Alaska in mid June. I had Bob Mayer...

I'm off to Alaska in mid June. I had Bob Mayer Saddles, in Venture CA. build my seat. Love this thing. Look him up on line. He does great work and it was only $475.:deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,375
Posted By rockitman4x4
Out here we call "bikers" cool guys. I ride a...

Out here we call "bikers" cool guys. I ride a "dirt" bike so I'll never become cool guy. Oh yeah a "ugly" dirt bike. But it does get a bath most Saturdays. :rofl The cool guys don't even wave at us...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By rockitman4x4
I've only been riding for about 40 years and I'll...

I've only been riding for about 40 years and I'll never be able to be as good of a rider as you. Out here in the west we don't get as much experience as you folks back east. But one thing is for sure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,375
Posted By rockitman4x4
You're right beauty is in the eyes of the...

You're right beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and I love beholding my beautiful 990 between my legs. Oh yeah it could hold fat chicks but I took the rider foot pegs off. :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By rockitman4x4
Right on renogeorge! I'm in that more mature...

Right on renogeorge! I'm in that more mature group also, I didn't enjoy the 690 because of the height. I'm 63 an 6'2" but only have a 30" inseam, sorry guys but that makes it real hard to get a leg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By rockitman4x4
+1 for the Black Dog kit.

+1 for the Black Dog kit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
Don't hold your breath on hearing back from the...

Don't hold your breath on hearing back from the tire guys, it's been almost 6 months since I sent my Mefo tire back to KTMTwins and not a word. These companies don't care about one or two customers...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,410
Posted By rockitman4x4
Good job ol boy. I got my new Baja this past...

Good job ol boy. I got my new Baja this past January. Been adding parts ever since. Ride safe.:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well I have the 140 K60 on my 990 now, on a 18 X...

Well I have the 140 K60 on my 990 now, on a 18 X 4.25 wheel. The tire looks great, only 1k on it but I looked at it today and no cracking at all. I run the 41Psi that they say to run, I do air down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By rockitman4x4
My 42MPG was based on my bike being loaded very...

My 42MPG was based on my bike being loaded very close to how it will be when I leave for AK. I'm carrying 3 1gal rotopax, should give me 7 gal before my 1 gal of res or about 294 miles. Should be OK...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By rockitman4x4
I too am setting up my 990 for Alaska this...

I too am setting up my 990 for Alaska this summer. I put the 4.1s on, yes a little short, but after I got my rotopax fuel tanks mounted everything looks fine. I also mounted a rotopac to the rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,118
Posted By rockitman4x4
I had the same thing happen to a Mefo on my KTM...

I had the same thing happen to a Mefo on my KTM 690. I had gotten the tire from KTMTwins, when I sent them the pic I was told that I ran the tire low on air. I had 32PSI in the tire, I was told I...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,181
Posted By rockitman4x4
I ride solo all over UT and NV. Everything stated...

I ride solo all over UT and NV. Everything stated here is good. I carry a SPOT and a sat phone. The SPOT is good for getting you help but not always for telling people what kind of help you need....
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
On that sir I'm sure we can ALL agree! :nod

On that sir I'm sure we can ALL agree! :nod
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
I do agree that he needs to ride more and plan...

I do agree that he needs to ride more and plan less. As for the speed of your travels, I believe that 65 is what the Canadians allow as I have been up that way several times. We must all do what we...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
And you sir are why I ride solo. It's a vacation!...

And you sir are why I ride solo. It's a vacation! Time to relax, do the stuff you don't get to do in your normal life. Riding my bike is just part of the joy of the trip. Do a little fishing, take...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,137
Posted By rockitman4x4
That's my plan, to go north then cut back west,...

That's my plan, to go north then cut back west, south of Bellingham. PM me when you get close to town if you can, good Mexican food place just south of my shop, about 2 miles north of town.
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,137
Posted By rockitman4x4
Good job, Don. I'll be coming up from NV on my...

Good job, Don. I'll be coming up from NV on my way to Bellingham. I'm on a KTM but I've been known to ride with BMWs before:rofl. Hope to see you on the trail, I'll even buy ya a beer to wash the...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,137
Posted By rockitman4x4
I'll be 64 this year. I'm off to the north land...

I'll be 64 this year. I'm off to the north land in mid June, on my 990. Thinking of coming back mid Aug. Going to cover as much of AK as I can. You guys ride safe, see ya on the trail.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,288
Posted By rockitman4x4
I have also been planning this same trip. I...

I have also been planning this same trip. I think it would be better to stay on the ferry on to Skagway. Saves almost 100 miles. I'm departing Bellingham June 20. Have a safe trip. Oh yeah do the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well get ur done. I'm a big full figured guy too....

Well get ur done. I'm a big full figured guy too. Put .64 springs in the front, love this thing.:wings
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,434
Posted By rockitman4x4
I went with the FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990. Great...

I went with the FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990. Great sound, great power, no remap and about 45 MPG. Bike runs much cooler. Love these things. :wings
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