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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By TrentW
From memory, I think there's a large earth cable...

From memory, I think there's a large earth cable and 2x small green ones that need to be connected to the battery - sounds like you've not connected one or more of them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 373,412
Posted By TrentW
Hmmm... the wiring diagram shows that the earth...

Hmmm... the wiring diagram shows that the earth for the tail light splits off from the earth wire just before the 4 pin connector - you may have a fault with the earth wire / connection in the 4 pin...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 373,412
Posted By TrentW
Looking at the wiring diagram, it looks like...

Looking at the wiring diagram, it looks like there are 2x connectors at the back - 1x for indicators + number plate light (4 wires) and 1x for brake / tail light(s) (3 wires).

They all share a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By TrentW
I had the same issue when fitting the euro switch...

I had the same issue when fitting the euro switch to my SE. From memory, I think I simply removed the terminals from the supplied molex connector and fitted them into the SE's original connectors.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By TrentW
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By TrentW
Check out the starter solenoid first (down by the...

Check out the starter solenoid first (down by the battery) - see pics in this thread and check if you have similar corrosion on yours.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=890096...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By TrentW
Hehe... good plan! Yes, that's right. ...

Hehe... good plan!

Yes, that's right.

There have been cases of guys stripping the threads that hold the sensor on, so go easy on it if you do try to fix it.

Personally I wouldn't bother...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By TrentW
A bit weird seeing it from that angle! My guess...

A bit weird seeing it from that angle!
My guess is the gear position sensor is leaking...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750940...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By TrentW
Sorry, no pics... but locating it on the inside...

Sorry, no pics... but locating it on the inside should work (as long as everything lines up OK...) however, see the spacer mounted on the inside of the original clamp? Ideally you'll need to make /...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By TrentW
Check the connectors behind the headlight mask -...

Check the connectors behind the headlight mask - I had the same thing a couple of years ago. One of the plugs behind the headlight mask had come apart.

Pulled the headlight mask off, plugged it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By TrentW
We're moving back to Wellington (Johnsonville) -...

We're moving back to Wellington (Johnsonville) - Yes, I can't imagine that there's too many over there - Looking forward to a few trail rides on it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By TrentW
Aye. It's soon to be winging it's way to NZ...

Aye. It's soon to be winging it's way to NZ though... permanently. Can't wait... :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By TrentW
It could be something as simple as the Choke...

It could be something as simple as the Choke cable(s) not seated properly in the carbs / junction box, thus the choke is partially on at all times.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,830
Posted By TrentW
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,835
Posted By TrentW
Can you describe "bike stalls" in more detail? ...

Can you describe "bike stalls" in more detail?

When you click it into gear, does the bike lurch forward (ie the clutch is dragging) or does the engine just quit - If it's the later, it sounds...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 373,412
Posted By TrentW
Probs a bit late, but I've drilled through and...

Probs a bit late, but I've drilled through and used a longer bolt exactly as you describe after having the same thing happen to me.

I also carry a spare nut, bolt and spacer for trail side...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By TrentW
How about some SE wheels?...

How about some SE wheels?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By TrentW
Sounds like the nut (number 26) has dropped out...

Sounds like the nut (number 26) has dropped out of it's housing on the plastic part (number 22)

Just find an M6 nut to replace it with - simples.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,343
Posted By TrentW
Mine also did that on the road - I got sick of...

Mine also did that on the road - I got sick of changing between road / dirt tyres, so bought a set of road wheels (21" x 18" from an Adv) and the problem disappeared.

Haven't had the problem...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By TrentW
I don't have a photo, but you should have a...

I don't have a photo, but you should have a spacer on each side of the wheel - The spacers push inside the bearings and stick out approx 10mm from each side of the hub (measured from where the seal...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,029
Posted By TrentW
I think this is what you're after: ...

I think this is what you're after:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Philips_12V_5W.jpg

Any bulb that looks the same and has the same connector / voltage / wattage will work (ie Manufacturer /...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By TrentW
Saw the same thing on a mates bike - The Starter...

Saw the same thing on a mates bike - The Starter solenoid connections were corroded on his.

See this post from CJ - on my mates bike, the terminal you can see on the r/h side of the solenoid...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,375
Posted By TrentW
I had one of these fitted to a BMW F650 on a RTW...

I had one of these fitted to a BMW F650 on a RTW trip about 8 years ago - very cheap, simple and effective. I had the bottle mounted on the handlebars and gave it a squeeze every 200 - 300 miles....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By TrentW
Looks like the part was updated in 06 - the old...

Looks like the part was updated in 06 - the old part number is superseded... see below links

http://www.bikersjersey.com/Product/ProductInfo.aspx?id=8073&year=2906&model=2969 (part # 14 in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,330
Posted By TrentW
Check where the piston is sitting in the slave -...

Check where the piston is sitting in the slave - when I remove the after market slave on my SE, the piston slowly moves to the end of the bore and stops against the circlip at the end of the bore. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By TrentW
Depends on where I'm riding - On the road (mostly...

Depends on where I'm riding - On the road (mostly sticking to speed limits) is best - I get 120 to 130 miles before the light comes on - have been up to 150 miles on a tank without running out.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By TrentW
+1 Happened to me while out riding -...

+1

Happened to me while out riding - removed the headlight, plugged the handlebar switch block connector back in - all OK again.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By TrentW
I assume you removed the carbs to fit the flex...

I assume you removed the carbs to fit the flex jets / H2W kit... did you make sure the choke cables were seated correctly when you reassembled everything?

There's a junction in the choke cable...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 39,977
Posted By TrentW
I'm interested in one for my SE if you go ahead...

I'm interested in one for my SE if you go ahead with production.
Let me know how you get on.

Cheers
Trent
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 41,593
Posted By TrentW
Fitted mine last week. It didn't work at first...

Fitted mine last week. It didn't work at first even though it was all wired up correctly etc.

After a couple of emails back and forth with Dr Bean, we figured out that the problem was caused by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By TrentW
+ 1 for the cover - We traveled UK to NZ and used...

+ 1 for the cover - We traveled UK to NZ and used covers. It's amazing how the bikes just "disappear" with the covers.
Without them, the bikes are constantly sat on, controls fiddled with etc. With...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By TrentW
Nope - You did nothing wrong. The manual is...

Nope - You did nothing wrong. The manual is wrong. Just add more oil...

See here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=503278 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=503278)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By TrentW
Yep... def something wrong with the switch. I was...

Yep... def something wrong with the switch. I was going to drill the rivets on mine if the WD40 didn't fix it.
Seems crazy that a dirt bike has a switch block that's so open crap can get in, but you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By TrentW
My horn did that a while ago as well... it...

My horn did that a while ago as well... it happened soon after dumping the bike in a mud bath.

I took the switch off and filled it with WD40, then blew it out with compressed air - did that a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By TrentW
Dodgy sidestand switch?

Dodgy sidestand switch?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5,914
Views: 1,859,740
Posted By TrentW
After the HUMM......

After the HUMM... (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/humm/)

Rode London to Spain, spent 2 1/2 days ripping up the trails, then rode home again.

Damn I love that bike!

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By TrentW
In cpmodem's HOW guide, it shows the front...

In cpmodem's HOW guide, it shows the front cylinder cams using the dot on the tooth of the sprocket... not the dot in the valley.

In cpm's photo, the dot in the valley (ex cam) is pointing to 11...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By TrentW
This one? ...

This one?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=600284
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By TrentW
My SE just did the same thing... I figured...

My SE just did the same thing...

I figured it was on the way out when I turned the key on a week or so ago and didn't hear the pump prime. Sure enough, the bike ran for a few minutes, before...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,560
Posted By TrentW
+1 Check out this thread. ...

+1

Check out this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=491195
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