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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 69,479
Posted By MT950
Hap, Not too much $$ to rent one for a day and...

Hap, Not too much $$ to rent one for a day and put 2-300 miles on it! Give you an idea if it's for you!! I'm in my 60's ride a Road King, and Fat-Boy(softail) with hack! Harley's are easy to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By MT950
Have used a Deltron batt. tender on all my bikes...

Have used a Deltron batt. tender on all my bikes for years with no problem. 07 990 and 06 950 Adv's both plugged into dash (adapters for this are avail) ! Never a problem and battery always...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,301
Posted By MT950
Nailhead: To your Question "Is this excessive...

Nailhead: To your Question "Is this excessive oil consumption?" Just as a reference,and my exp. with 3 9xx Adv.s .with a combined 75000 mi. I can't remember " having to add oil" to any of them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By MT950
I picked up a set 2 yrs ago, clean,low miles(...

I picked up a set 2 yrs ago, clean,low miles( with rotors,spacers,and pretty good(80%) orig.tires) and paid $1200 (which I thought was a "Smok'n deal) but don't think I could get "that" for same in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By MT950
Gobi shippng

Local (only 35 mi. away) UPS store here in MT. wanted $17 for the box and $58 shipping to ship 600 mi. 2 states away! Shipping costs are getting crazy! So my GOBI's are still in my garage! Hope you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,021
Posted By MT950
Expensive 950 adv. worth it?

To some!! , Had a 950 adv. and traded it in on a 990 adv. then went back to an 06 950 adv. S ! 990 - fuel filter issues and at that time $150 for filters,and over $450 for the FP if it went! Key...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,212
Posted By MT950
Spooned on a new rear tire along with a new DID...

Spooned on a new rear tire along with a new DID chain with a change to "go Qwiker" 45T rear sprocket and "hope to stop Qwiker" new rear Galfer pads. Flush & bleed rear brake master. Qwik check of ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By MT950
Yup! what "Peanuts" said! Sometimes the long way...

Yup! what "Peanuts" said! Sometimes the long way around is the fastest route!:wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By MT950
Yup! I always balance all my motorcycle...

Yup! I always balance all my motorcycle wheels/tires when mounting new tires. Pretty simple/easy job and I like the results.:clap Just seems like a common scense thing to do IMO.:wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By MT950
Congrat's on the 950 "S" !! Sent you a PM on...

Congrat's on the 950 "S" !! Sent you a PM on GOBI's if you still need a set?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By MT950
I don't think you can really go wrong on either !...

I don't think you can really go wrong on either ! Have owned 2- 950's and 1- 990 (all Adv's) 2 bought new. 05.5 Was a great bike(never any issues) except WP (easy fix) . The 07 990 was a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By MT950
No need to drain oil from engine. You'll have to...

No need to drain oil from engine. You'll have to pull the fuel tanks to get oil tank off. After fuel tanks ar removed,its an easy job to drain the oil tank. Drain oil into a "clean" container! Then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By MT950
You may want to double check your "type" of...

You may want to double check your "type" of clutch push rod ? My 05.5 (made early 05) still had the early 2 pc. clutch push rod installed (totally diff. from my 06 S). I never had a problem with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,212
Posted By MT950
Put on the "EURO headlight switch" today! ...

Put on the "EURO headlight switch" today! Pretty much plug&play (after removing upper side panel & headlight) Works great :clap . Hope it may aid starting on -32 F mornings (taking some strain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By MT950
Have owned 3 diff. 9xx Adv's. The 05 was a great...

Have owned 3 diff. 9xx Adv's. The 05 was a great bike. Dealer gave a "super deal" on a new 07 990 "FI and ABS" :evil! Also liked the "slate gray" color,but ABS on dirt?NOT! Also, I could'nt see any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,969
Posted By MT950
Well said ! Chuckracer . I to seem to" utilize" ...

Well said ! Chuckracer . I to seem to" utilize" many of the ideas ,and info discussed here ! :clap Thanks to all who add input!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,339
Posted By MT950
Anyone else had "no issues" !

After having 3 9XX KTM Adv's and putting about 70K(or more) miles on said bikes, I have'nt had any of the issues many seem to have here on OC. "NO" fuel pump issues,WP issues, clutch or carb/EFI...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By MT950
Capt. FYI , I believe your looking at a 950...

Capt. FYI , I believe your looking at a 950 (carbs) fuel pump ! Not the in the tank 990 type pump! New points are less than $30 depending on where you buy them (I carry a set for emergency) But...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By MT950
I've had (3) 9xx Adv's and (1) 640 Adv.(an 04) ...

I've had (3) 9xx Adv's and (1) 640 Adv.(an 04) currently ride a 950 S. My take is the 640 adv. handled better "for me" on back roads, USFS roads, old 2 tracks ect.( In my 60's,I ain't no dirt...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By MT950
I get a pretty good stream of oil on about 1/3 +...

I get a pretty good stream of oil on about 1/3 + of the window on start up/idle. Stock oil jet! Can't see it when riding?:evil Just "added" another reason I like the CJ clutch cover (besides clutch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By MT950
injection to carbs

My take would be the later 990's had there injection system well sorted out. So the desire to go to carbs isn't an issue. My 07 990 Adv. was "OK" ,but that said I "much better" like my 06 950 adv....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By MT950
building confidence!!

Since your willing to learn replacing cables and water pump seals ,you've got rhe right attitude! Study the HOW and service the bike yourself. Your cofidence in your bike will build!! "Till ya think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,592
Posted By MT950
Happy Birthday mcmann!! and best wishes for many...

Happy Birthday mcmann!! and best wishes for many more!! Got you by a few years. Doc and me disagree on my riding my 950 adv. ,but you only get one shot!! "better to burn out than fade away"!!!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,446
Posted By MT950
RTW trip!

Keep living the dream ride of many here!! Donation sent, eager to see the end result!! RideSafe!:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By MT950
UNI Pre-filter

UNI sells just the top part replacement( foam on base) that you just pop old one out/pop new one into place . mfg. part # NU-1416ST ( I picked one up off e-Bay as a spare ) from Jawzy's Powersports...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By MT950
Rattle/vibration!

Cam chain noise at start up is normal,some seam worse than others! However, you also mention it runs smooth too 6,000rpms the picks up bad vibration at higher revs? May want to check valve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By MT950
Recall notice

Sold a 07 ADV to inmate in Alberta,in 2009 . Big Sky BMW/KTM in Missoula MT. printed a "recall clearance" at no charge. You might give them a call. They are good people,and will/should at least give...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,487
Posted By MT950
folding mirrors

Another + here, these have work great "so far" and as clear as the old stockers !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,775
Posted By MT950
Axle pull

I've had good luck with the Zipp Ty axle pull. I run with it in place as shown,never an issue and works when needed. I've used it on 3 9xx's so far. I'm now also running there rear axle/adjusters and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,581
Posted By MT950
Blue KTM?

Darn! You guys really know how to bust a fella's bubble! :cry Blue's not worth more? So I might as well keep it !!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,992
Posted By MT950
Winter ride!

Went for a ride up some USFS roads yesterday, "rememberd" why I should have swapped tires/wheels before going! :huh Scorp's (my road set-up) really lack on snow!! So today wheel/tire swap!!...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,385
Posted By MT950
Best Wishes

My prayers are with you, speedy recovery!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,456
Posted By MT950
clutch bolts

+1 with rider911, more of a maint. issue . After doing the SB check/redo on my clutch bolts, I now do a check at every oil change. Also, about every time I ride( just one more reason I like my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,855
Posted By MT950
Tank bag

If going with the standard mounting of the bag, use 3M clear protection under the straps. Has worked for me on several bikes(3 9xx Adv's) with no damage to paintwork. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,212
Posted By MT950
New Sticker!

Added new sticker ! Merry Christmas to all !!!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By MT950
Outside storage?

I live in Montana,glad I have a large garage/shop ! But if you need to store it over winter,check with some local dealers(ya,even H-D dealers) many have winter storage inside and are heated and have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,664
Posted By MT950
Did it !

I'm sure it will make a "real" difference"!!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By MT950
Very nice!

WOW! Very nice! Wife likes it?!? :clapJust in time for "farkle list" for X-mas!! :clap Can't wait to see what's under the tree!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,801
Posted By MT950
M.Mars=WoW!

M.Mars, that is really a great looking job! :clap clean & mean!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By MT950
Cover?

Ed, I've got the KTM "outdoor cover" for my 950 "S" on trips. Works good for me. You can also check out calcarcover.com they have several diff. grades avail. for bikes. Also, +1 on the DOWCO covers !...
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