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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
I put a washer in the hole to bring the wheel...

I put a washer in the hole to bring the wheel into alignment, replaced bearings and she runs great for now. Will replace swingarm when funds allow.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,705
Posted By GJ990
Well, it doesn't happen unless you go over a...

Well, it doesn't happen unless you go over a pothole or the middle line etc. But it is more likely to happen above 75 mph. If the road is smooth there is no head-shake. Agreed, it's no tankslapper...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,705
Posted By GJ990
I have the 908RR front and rear, which I love...

I have the 908RR front and rear, which I love offroad btw. I have 19k on the bike and this is my 2nd set of 908s. I've noticed that the head-shake is worst when the front pressure is above 30 PSI. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,825
Posted By GJ990
Dunno, I've asked some stoopid questions on here...

Dunno, I've asked some stoopid questions on here and have always been treated respectfully. I find the people on here extremely helpful. Some light banter between inmates is expected IMHO.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
If I do a search of the part number: 600 04 030...

If I do a search of the part number: 600 04 030 150R it matches the 08-11 990 SM It's a good price but it seems to be the wrong part.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Not the same part number as the one on my bike......

Not the same part number as the one on my bike... Besides, have heard that the earlier ones are not structurally as strong as the later ones. But this could be rumors... Will investigate welding...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
I'll do this. Need a good welder for the...

I'll do this. Need a good welder for the swingarm though... Can't afford a new one... Will start searching today.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Instead of pics I thought I'd post a short video:...

Instead of pics I thought I'd post a short video:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GH0-5iOwLwQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
The axle nut was on the right side (brake disc...

The axle nut was on the right side (brake disc side), this is correct isn't it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
This could very well be what happened. I'll take...

This could very well be what happened. I'll take some pics today of the axle, inside of the carrier and the hub where the carrier mates.

I will also replace all bearings and seals and will remove...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Chain adjuster blocks were correct, that I'm 100%...

Chain adjuster blocks were correct, that I'm 100% sure of.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Yes, that is correct, of the sprocket carrier.

Yes, that is correct, of the sprocket carrier.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Both spacers are there, on the inside and...

Both spacers are there, on the inside and outside. They join in the middle to form a solid bar. And the bearing seems fine.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
This sucks big time. I don't have $1300 for a...

This sucks big time. I don't have $1300 for a new swingarm so there goes my summer. Shit. Can I add a steel washer between the swingarm and the bearing to make up for the offset? Should be plenty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
I'll take pics tomorrow, the cush drive is fine...

I'll take pics tomorrow, the cush drive is fine and the bearing isn't seized, it turns freely. Does anyone know if a 990 super duke swingarm will fit a 990 adv?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
If that's the case it came like that from the...

If that's the case it came like that from the dealer. I did not remove or change the spacer when I changed the sprocket. Unless the dealer, when they changed the tires...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Well I'm stumped. Both spacers are there which...

Well I'm stumped. Both spacers are there which is what I expected since I made sure to follow the instructions when I changed the sprockets. Besides, the sprocket side spacer won't come off by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Thanks everyone, will pull the wheel off tonight...

Thanks everyone, will pull the wheel off tonight and check everything...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,729
Posted By GJ990
Idiot needs some guidance/advice

I changed the sprockets and chain 3000 miles back and just noticed the following on the bike. I was hoping someone could advise if there is a problem or is it normal wear?

1. Wear marks on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,632
Posted By GJ990
Um, yeah, it's still fugly, no matter how...

Um, yeah, it's still fugly, no matter how romantic you make it sound[emoji1]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By GJ990
Me too this morning (2013 990): speedo all over...

Me too this morning (2013 990): speedo all over the place; 66, 90, 155, 195 and I promise I wasn't going that fast!

Everything else works, the trip meter and temp and everything is ok, just the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,382
Posted By GJ990
Is it the angle of the shot or does the pipe...

Is it the angle of the shot or does the pipe stick out much further in the back than other pipes?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/02/2b2399de88...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/02/2b2399de885fd09b6aa8ee4a4d3b2285.jpg

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/02/2b2ce92b8340ec4491f8c67e98a66404.jpg
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Forum: Photos 05-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 824,517
Posted By GJ990
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/01/fa222da545...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/01/fa222da5450f7fd23607c9125c64e04f.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,632
Posted By GJ990
I appreciate the skills and craftmanship, but I...

I appreciate the skills and craftmanship, but I don't like the look. It used to look like a Cheetah, now looks like a Warthog. But that's just my opinion, I don't have to ride it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
There you go[emoji4] exactly why I love this...

There you go[emoji4] exactly why I love this forum, the lights are indeed dimmed and now I know how they do that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
Standard Baja auxiliary lights. It's the camera...

Standard Baja auxiliary lights. It's the camera that makes em look blinky. Weird, maybe someone can explain it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
Forest ride

This week I removed the inserts from the pipes. It's loud but I like it. Very little popping and not too obnoxious I think. I like that the spark arrestors are build into the pipe and not part of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,737,046
Posted By GJ990
Removed the inserts [emoji48] ...

Removed the inserts [emoji48]
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/23/177464f646e33e3a141e95f993dcd4e4.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,908
Posted By GJ990
5'10" with a 32" inseam on a 2013 Baja. Never...

5'10" with a 32" inseam on a 2013 Baja. Never had any problems.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By GJ990
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
Beautiful weather for riding....

Beautiful weather for riding. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/1ee1422c3becab05ef0b12e5284b0070.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,966
Posted By GJ990
HDB Handguards with mirrors. I kept knocking the...

HDB Handguards with mirrors. I kept knocking the standard mirrors against branches, which is very annoying.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By GJ990
Works well for me too. I'll try the Scorpion...

Works well for me too. I'll try the Scorpion Rallys next only because of the price.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
Great stuff! That's why we ride these bikes,...

Great stuff! That's why we ride these bikes, isn't it? Makes you go places you wish you hadn't.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By GJ990
I love sand. I would recommend you take that 700...

I love sand. I would recommend you take that 700 bucks you will pay for a damper and use it on fuel and tires and ride as much sand as you can. No damper can replace practice. And it's fun.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
The stock Scorpions would suck big time in the...

The stock Scorpions would suck big time in the sand. Especially the front. On this bike the front is very, very important.

I haven't camped there yet, will give it a try. Damn I need to get a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
Thank you, I'm just a beginner and working hard...

Thank you, I'm just a beginner and working hard to get better. It is fun to learn though and thanks to the soft surface not expensive!

I like the angle the camera mounted down there provides. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19,773
Views: 8,380,653
Posted By GJ990
If you don't drop it you are not trying hard...

If you don't drop it you are not trying hard enough. I try really hard[emoji1]

Yes, Ocala is where I ride every weekend. Love the sand and the challenge it brings for a big bike like the 990.
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