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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,682
Posted By Treillw
This is what a I carry :D ...

This is what a I carry :D
http://www.gunshopfinder.com/Kimber/ultracdp2.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,344
Posted By Treillw
It's funny how if you put "girl", "KTM", and...

It's funny how if you put "girl", "KTM", and "picture" in the title of your thread it will get 1200 views in a few days! :evil

I'm going to have to start using this tactic in all of my posts! :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,344
Posted By Treillw
haha excellent! Thanks!

haha excellent! Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,344
Posted By Treillw
Funny KTM Girl Picture

I remember seeing a picture on here that compared a 990 to a klr or some more common bike...

It said that bikes are like girls, the bitchy ones are more fun to ride or something like that. (it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Treillw
I'm sick of my scorp front washing out too. The...

I'm sick of my scorp front washing out too. The TKC Front is much less likely to wash out in the dirt, but probably not so on the street. I'm thinking I'd rather eat some sticker bushes than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Treillw
Heidenau K60 Front Stiffness vs TKC

I'm one post away from pulling the trigger on a new set of tires for my 990. I was pretty well sold on the Mefo rear TKC front setup until I multiple posts about pinch flats associated with the soft...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Treillw
Street Riding Techniques

I just picked up a copy of the dual sport riding techniques video and was wondering if you guys knew of any good videos/info on street riding :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By Treillw
I just put some Evos on my bike and love them. I...

I just put some Evos on my bike and love them. I have the baffles out.

It backfires pretty often now which makes me a little nervous. It only backfires when I leave off the gas - say I rev it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,476
Posted By Treillw
Any reviews for the side stand relocation bracket?

Any reviews for the side stand relocation bracket?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,141
Posted By Treillw
Excellent info! Thanks!

Excellent info! Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,476
Posted By Treillw
Not to step on any toes... Do you guys feel...

Not to step on any toes...

Do you guys feel this plate is superior to the BlackdogCW skid plate?

I had a rock bang the stock skid plate pretty good yesterday. It didn't crack, but I figure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Treillw
Off Road Tire Pressure

How much do you guys drop the tire pressure for riding off road? I still have the scorps on my bike for a few more weeks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,866
Posted By Treillw
I heard that the Karoo was a pretty good offroad...

I heard that the Karoo was a pretty good offroad tire "that performs better than it should on the the road".

Any views?:ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,141
Posted By Treillw
Heidenau Tires - Any good?

I'm in the market for a set of new tires too. I do about 75% of my riding on the street, but am starting to go offroad more often.

I was told that this is an excellent rear for a 990: ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Treillw
This is what I decided on after I did all of my...

This is what I decided on after I did all of my researching.

http://www.cli-maxridinggear.com/servlet/the-2709/Givi-S850-GPS-Universal/Detail

I originally thought the aquabox would be great...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,012
Posted By Treillw
Now I'm actually thinking the Givi Bag may be the...

Now I'm actually thinking the Givi Bag may be the way to go - I figure it may be a little better quality since its actually made by a motorcycle gear company. Has anybody ever tried to mount it on a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,012
Posted By Treillw
Have you ever had any issues with it leaking in...

Have you ever had any issues with it leaking in heavy rain? How about where the power chord goes in? How does it attach to the handle bars? I haven't seen any pics of the backside of it.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Treillw
Garmin Nuvi 260 Mount Recommendation

I'm looking to get some feedback for a GPS mount for my Garmin Nuvi 260 - something sturdy that won't fall off and let my GPS break into tiny pieces. Also the GPS itself is not waterproof. It would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By Treillw
How badly does the Akra mapping hurt the fuel...

How badly does the Akra mapping hurt the fuel economy?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By Treillw
Akrapovic Exhaust Sale

I'm going to pick up a set of Akras for my 990 and just wanted to see if anybody knew of any good sales going on. I always seem to buy something and then find a better deal! :flush
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,793
Posted By Treillw
I was thinking that the 3.5" version of these...

I was thinking that the 3.5" version of these might be good....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,793
Posted By Treillw
Where can you get HID bulbs for the 990?

Where can you get HID bulbs for the 990?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
I'm thinking maybe the best thing to do is to get...

I'm thinking maybe the best thing to do is to get the new KTM filters, for $130 ugghh, and then add another "pre-filter" into the line before the expensive filters to hopefully keep them from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
Thanks for all of the information guys! I'm...

Thanks for all of the information guys! I'm pretty convinced that the problem is with the fuel filters.

I cannot believe that they are clogged already!! This problem surfaced at around 4,000...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
There is only one place in the area anymore that...

There is only one place in the area anymore that sells gas without ethanol. I try to fill up there all the time, but it doesn't always work out. I never put any fuel winterizer in though.

Does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
Is there an issue with the fuel filters...

Is there an issue with the fuel filters themselves or do they just become clogged regularly?? I only have 4200 miles on the bike and I always thought that I was putting the best gas in the area in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
I just got off the phone with the dealer again...

I just got off the phone with the dealer again and he said that when you replace the fuel filters, you must also replace the O-rings in the fuel pump because they are designed to swell and they have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Treillw
990 adventure problem!!!

So I bought my 2009 990 Adventure last spring and road it throughout the summer with no issues. Then in the fall a problem arose - I was riding home from work one day going 65 mph on the highway and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Treillw
Also how do you wire them so they only work when...

Also how do you wire them so they only work when the key is on?

Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Treillw
Kimpex Heated Grip and Light Wiring

I've been reading and trying to figure out the best way to wire my Kimpex heated grips for my 990. It seems like there are multiple ways to set them up. Is one way better than another?

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,280
Posted By Treillw
The best sound is my primary concern, not money...

The best sound is my primary concern, not money or weight really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,280
Posted By Treillw
Which Akrapovic Exhaust?

Hello. I have a 2009 KTM 990 Adventure and I would like to purchase a set of pipes for it. I was wondering if anybody could tell me the differences between the two styles of pipes Akrapovic has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Treillw
Akrapovic Exhaust

My dealer told me that the Akrapovic pipes smooth out the low rpm throttle issues.. Is this true or is he trying to sell some pipes?

Another thing I thought about was getting a G2 throttle.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Treillw
Hey this is a big purchase for a young kid... I...

Hey this is a big purchase for a young kid... I don't just want to go buy the bike that everybody says is the greatest without doing any research and considering other options! Would you want to?? ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Treillw
Oh yeah! something I forgot. If I were to get a...

Oh yeah! something I forgot. If I were to get a new 990, would it be a dumb idea to get like a 2007 instead of a 2009? The 2009's are the same as the 2010's essentially, correct?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Treillw
950 vs 990 vs ???

Hey I'm looking to get my first "real" bike and I'm considering one of the adventures. I heard lot of good things about them and have a few questions.

Is the 990 worth the additional cost over...
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