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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By rumpus
ignition switch

Here it is: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5582582#post5582582
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By rumpus
Could also be the ignition switch, I'll try and...

Could also be the ignition switch, I'll try and dig up my earlier post on the matter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 90,380
Posted By rumpus
My 40171 has worked flawlessly for many months...

My 40171 has worked flawlessly for many months now. I've had mine thoroughly submerged too, and still no problems.

Rebuilding the stock pump electrics is for the birds!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
O.K., fine

http://www.aircraftspruce.com (http://www.aircraftspruce.com/)



Yes, check valve (prevents back flow), AND also an all-important anti-syphoning valve, which is the one that prevents engine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Scan through pages 40 - 50 of this thread, it's...

Scan through pages 40 - 50 of this thread, it's all there.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-29-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Facet 40171 update

I haven't read or posted to this this thread in months, since waaaay back in December in fact, but I wanted to give you all the latest on on my Facet 40171. The verdict is....there's nothing to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By rumpus
sounds familiar

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5582582#post5582582
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Info on the Facet

Here's the spec sheet for the Facet pumps: http://www.facet-purolator.com/solidstate.asp. Scroll down and you'll see that the 40105 has neither an "anti-syphon valve" or a "check valve". The 40171...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
40105 to 40171 pics

Final installation:
144485

The fitment is the same as with the 40105, the 40171 is only slightly longer. Both hoses still route to the left side of the bike, and the filter is to the rear of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
40105 to 40171 pics

Facet 40171 ready to install:
144484
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
40105 to 40171 pics

Well, attachments are back, but I only seem to be able to add one picture at a time to my posts. Can't get a URL to work either, so here's a couple shots of my 40105 to 40171 swap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
I still can't post pics, or I'd share the...

I still can't post pics, or I'd share the pictures of the 40105 and the 40171 side-by-side, and a couple photos of my installation. The 40171 is exactly the same size as the 40105 in the main body...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Talking Facet 40171: initial anti-syphoning testing complete

The bike has now spent two long winter nights with the petcock open, the first night on the certerstand, the second night on the sidestand. Very full fuel tanks both nights. The result: no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Thumb Facet 40171: phase one testing complete

Just returned from the first ride with the 40171, and all is great so far!

Here are the specs on my bike so you know what my baseline is: '05 950, 15,000mi, canisterectomy and SAS removed, no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Thumb Facet 40171 installed

First snow of the year, perfect time for some outdoor wrenching, right?

Today I swapped my Facet 40105 for the just-arrived 40171. Here's a little background: replaced the failing stock pump...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Facet 40171

Aircraft Spruce as shipped my 40171, should see it here any day. Hope to get it installed very soon, I'll file a report when installation/initial testing is complete.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By rumpus
Wasn't there somebody in Bremerton? I...

Wasn't there somebody in Bremerton?

I don't care for Motorplex at all, didn't have a good experience there (and I bought the bike from them). I haven't really used I-90 yet, but they've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
Facet 40105 to 40171 pending

After installing my 40105, I not only get the overnight flooding, but I'm quite sure my bike also runs too rich. I think it's possible that the higher pressure (3 - 4.5 psi) and flow of the 40105...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By rumpus
Oh! Oh! I know this one!

This happened to me this summer, and I'll bet you a beer you've got the same problem I had. The contacts in the ignition switch (which attaches to the bottom of the ignition lock on the handlebar)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By rumpus
You can expect to spend between $4k and $6k for...

You can expect to spend between $4k and $6k for new gear and proper training. The glider alone could set you back $3k, then there's approx. $1500 for a good harness and a reserve chute, and expect...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By rumpus
my KTM kite

I've got one too, but I'm afraid it's a little bigger than yours (more like 30 meters).

I'm too scared to jump the bike, so this is how I get air.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,535
Posted By rumpus
So what flavor Kool-Ade works best? Blue...

So what flavor Kool-Ade works best? Blue raspberry certainly looks the coldest, is that what I should use?

OH YEAH!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,280
Posted By rumpus
torque-limiter replacement out of warranty?

I've got a 2005 950 that's now out of warranty by a year, and of course my starter is finally eating shit. It's always had the nasty CLACK!, but apparently not bad enough to warrant a replacement...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,286
Posted By rumpus
the verdict?

Is this fix still working for you? I've been having the EXACT same symptoms, and the bike as been down for a month while I've gone through everything else I can think to check.

Pulled my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,488
Posted By rumpus
EVO unit?

What is this EVO unit of which you speak?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By rumpus
I've checked the battery terminals, but I have...

I've checked the battery terminals, but I have yet to doublecheck all the power lines running away from the battery. It seems to me the that if it were the battery or the terminals, odds are that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By rumpus
more stalling

Three more stalls on the way home from work yesterday. Idle speed at the appropriate 1400. The electrics stay on, but nothing will restart the bike except for cycling the key off/on and then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By rumpus
Lurch-backfire-stall...getting desperate, please help

My intermittent cut-out/backfiring problem is bad and getting worse (previous post: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=238701). If any of you wise men out there have any suggestions,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By rumpus
ktm-parts.com (http://www.ktm-parts.com) sells...

ktm-parts.com (http://www.ktm-parts.com) sells the stock plugs for $8-9 each.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,000
Posted By rumpus
I find it also helps to lean the bike a little to...

I find it also helps to lean the bike a little to the left (like on the sidestand, away from the drain bolts) to get the bleed right. I'm lucky enough to have a very steep berm on the side of my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By rumpus
I'm not sure I know how an 'intake backfire'...

I'm not sure I know how an 'intake backfire' behaves, but most of my backfires have that distinctive "crack" from the back of the bike, like an exhaust backfire.

So if my problem is ignition...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By rumpus
nasty backfiring, what say you?

My 05 Adventure has some occasional nasty backfiring under certain conditions, perhaps one of you smart guys out there can help me with a little advice.

I find the backfire seems to happen at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 93,675
Posted By rumpus
My 40105 is on order, I'll let you all know in a...

My 40105 is on order, I'll let you all know in a week or two how it works for me. Anybody have a lead on a pressure regulator?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,375
Posted By rumpus
go with the SIDI

Red Wings are great, I'm wearing some right now, but you'll really want some better shin protection the next time you bounce a foot off your footpeg. Dualsport and dirtbike pegs are not nice to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,947
Posted By rumpus
[quote=v8toilet]Where do people come up with the...

[quote=v8toilet]Where do people come up with the low weight claim? Is it actual weight or percieved weight?

It's really all about mass centralization, and that's where the KTM has it all over the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,947
Posted By rumpus
Sorry, just havin' some brand rivalry fun...poke,...

Sorry, just havin' some brand rivalry fun...poke, poke...am I annoying you yet?...poke, poke...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,947
Posted By rumpus
simple solution

If you don't want to buy a KTM, all you have to do is not ride one. That way, you won't know how much of a lawn tractor your GS is by comparision...

Some of the maintenance takes a little more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,819
Posted By rumpus
Is there an echo in here?

Is there an echo in here?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 36,857
Posted By rumpus
Nice. Why chime-in just to be a dick? I...

Nice. Why chime-in just to be a dick? I thought we had an interesting conversation going here, and between people who clearly ride a lot and can speak intelligently on the subject.

Besides,...
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