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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,170
Posted By TA-Zappa
And then you pay $100 for the printed paper...

And then you pay $100 for the printed paper telling you how to do it...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By TA-Zappa
You should also check them at higher revs like...

You should also check them at higher revs like 4-5000rpm. The engine spends most of it's life in the span (well at least most of it's running life...), I think it's better to have them properly sync...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,171
Posted By TA-Zappa
Well not sure if the bike is a 990 or 950, there...

Well not sure if the bike is a 990 or 950, there is one ebay offer from Protugal for a scuffed up engine halves for little money (think it was £200)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,171
Posted By TA-Zappa
There have been some inmates trying to weld with...

There have been some inmates trying to weld with various results, I would look for a used engine or just used engine cases.

IF you try to weld it make sure to disconnect the ECU before and sparks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By TA-Zappa
Not sure if that is caused by incorrect mounted...

Not sure if that is caused by incorrect mounted waterpump or not. As far as I can tell (and my memory serves me), it looks more like a blown headgasket or incorrect torqued bolts.

Guess there is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
Thank you! Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk

Thank you!

Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By TA-Zappa
Hmm strange... I check at ktmshop.se and...

Hmm strange...

I check at ktmshop.se and they claim two different partnumber for the VRs for SER (EU) (62511034100) and 990 (US) (62511034100).... but the same for 950 and 990.... and the name is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,007
Posted By TA-Zappa
I love people riding bike not suitable for...

I love people riding bike not suitable for offroad riding and doing great.

What I have seen from videos of the pass I was stunned when I realized your really should take the victory over the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,231
Posted By TA-Zappa
Nice work! :lurk /Zappa

Nice work!

:lurk

/Zappa
Forum: Racing 05-07-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 105,255
Posted By TA-Zappa
Well you put the magic number 1000+ miles, to...

Well you put the magic number 1000+ miles, to really test the bike and the rider why not make a run for a SS1000 on the way home. :evil

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By TA-Zappa
Check the gear position senors, 60011023100. ...

Check the gear position senors, 60011023100.
For the Adventure there is an update on that part, but the oil should not come from between the cylinders.

Sounds more like a faulty base gasket or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By TA-Zappa
+1 It's very easy. Just take your time to bleed...

+1 It's very easy. Just take your time to bleed the clutch properly.

Sent from nowhere and everywhere
Forum: Face plant 11-24-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,826
Posted By TA-Zappa
A few years ago I hit a small deer, it must have...

A few years ago I hit a small deer, it must have been less then a year. It came straight out of the ditch and went for the wheel.

Hitting the the brake disc and right after that bam! The crossbar...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,425
Posted By TA-Zappa
Smitty had most of the things covered. Hydrate,...

Smitty had most of the things covered. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. When you start to feel a bit bored, drink! When you feel not tired but worned out (?), drink.

Water, sportsdrinks (gatorade or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 439,451
Posted By TA-Zappa
Wow, for once I'm out of words... It's just.... I...

Wow, for once I'm out of words... It's just.... I mean just f*.... Awsome!

I'm just amazed about all the genius engineering that has been done to get it to work. Congratz to both of you!

Love...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
Maybe I should have put up a image of mine as...

Maybe I should have put up a image of mine as well, or to be precise the former one. Got stolen after only 2h of use.... Bastards!

It's a 2014 Beta RR 350, plated and alot of fun.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,114
Posted By TA-Zappa
Good call missed that one.... Sent from my...

Good call missed that one....

Sent from my LT26w using Tapatalk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,100
Posted By TA-Zappa
My 05.5 950 Adv S dialed in after about 40000km,...

My 05.5 950 Adv S dialed in after about 40000km, before that I had some strange problems with it and had to replace quite a lot of stuff. But after 40000km all I've needed to do is normal service and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,559
Posted By TA-Zappa
Next time you're down there (at the slave...

Next time you're down there (at the slave cylinder that is and nothing else...), please take some photos. It will help us to help you.

As of now I have no other ideas...

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,114
Posted By TA-Zappa
Yes that's all 7 bolts I talked about. The big...

Yes that's all 7 bolts I talked about. The big one is the 130nm "bolt"/nut I was talking about the other 6 is the 10nm.

Thanks MortimerSickle!

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 439,451
Posted By TA-Zappa
LOL, best reply in a long time. Starting to miss...

LOL, best reply in a long time. Starting to miss the orange side??? :rofl

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,114
Posted By TA-Zappa
If it's still the original clutch pushrod on the...

If it's still the original clutch pushrod on the bike that could/would explain the dragging of the clutch. The original pushrod is two-piece pushrod as the replacement part is a singel unit.

The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By TA-Zappa
Yes this (or similar issues) has been handled...

Yes this (or similar issues) has been handled before, even twice on this first page (as of now :) )...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=932044...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11,814
Views: 2,562,550
Posted By TA-Zappa
Had to retourqe the center bolt in the clutch,...

Had to retourqe the center bolt in the clutch, should be 130Nm but was almost finger tight...:eek1

Have had a terrible ramble from the clutch lately and some power missing, looking at the steel...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,307
Posted By TA-Zappa
A huge Contest to the ladies. I've done two SS,...

A huge Contest to the ladies. I've done two SS, one was a walk in the park the other a complete nightmare riding 800 miles in heavy rain and mostly at night.

Doing a big in such conditions would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
Ok, thanks. Sent from my LT26w using Tapatalk

Ok, thanks.

Sent from my LT26w using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
Thanks but that is for the MY 2010 which is a KTM...

Thanks but that is for the MY 2010 which is a KTM RFS engine if I'm not completely wrong and not the Beta engine. Might be the same value for the valve clearance, anyone who knows?

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,916
Posted By TA-Zappa
If you want to take a less travelled trail try...

If you want to take a less travelled trail try the TCAT (Trans Canadian Adventure Trail) 16000km, 97% or 98% none tarmac. It's created by members of Advrider....
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
I ordered my second Beta last week after only...

I ordered my second Beta last week after only been able to ride the first one for 2 hours...:huh

Damn thieves! I had it locked with 2 seperated locks including one chain to a big waterpipe,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 152,842
Posted By TA-Zappa
To my knowledge as of MY 2012 all engines are...

To my knowledge as of MY 2012 all engines are made by Beta and are completely new (even if it looks like a rip off from the RFS engine.. :evil ).

You can double check in the spare parts document...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By TA-Zappa
My thinking as well. Had a sticky choke cable on...

My thinking as well. Had a sticky choke cable on a TA and it had more or less the same symptoms (except the haul ass when wide open.... :rofl).

But the best you can do is tear it all down, fix all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By TA-Zappa
He took the wrong way and bought a Zumo 660...

He took the wrong way and bought a Zumo 660 Victory branded :eek1

Thanks for the offer and make sure to say hi to Phil (riding a Fazer with US license plate IBA UK).

Cheers,
Zappa
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By TA-Zappa
Iron Butt Rally 2013, Pittsburgh - Help might be needed...

Hi!

For anyone who is living close to Pittsburgh, the Iron Butt Rally 2013 will start on Monday 1st of July at 10am from:
Pittsburgh Marriott North at Cranberry Woods
100 Cranberry Woods Drive ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 173,555
Posted By TA-Zappa
Can vouch for this one as well. I'm on my second...

Can vouch for this one as well. I'm on my second set on my raod wheels and love them. Good in the rain and great in the dry. You can ride most of the hardpacked gravelroads with great confidence. Mud...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 439,451
Posted By TA-Zappa
That's exactly what we said when we where doing...

That's exactly what we said when we where doing the summer house, it took 14 years for the top floor to be finished.... But it looks good. :D We got faster after that and the kitchen took just 4...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 229,293
Posted By TA-Zappa
Tnx a lot for letting us follow you on this...

Tnx a lot for letting us follow you on this amazing journey, now get out there and get her dirty... ;-)

Not to fancy about the SM wheels but whatever turns YOU on...:-)

Cheers,
Zappa

Sent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By TA-Zappa
Since it's the exact same partnumber I would be...

Since it's the exact same partnumber I would be very suprised if it's not the same part...

Would be the same as a M6 bolt from 2009 is not possible to use with a M6 nut from 2010... :)

/Zappa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By TA-Zappa
Don't worry it's a KTM it's designed to do...

Don't worry it's a KTM it's designed to do that.... ;)
Agree with everyone else but KTM and clutches are not working as all the rest I guess.

So quite worrying about what caused it and ride it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By TA-Zappa
I would also check the big plug at the starter...

I would also check the big plug at the starter relay. Mine 05.5 (2006?) did almost the same except the "return to previous state", it would stall like someone pulled the plug and not start again....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By TA-Zappa
While you have everything down remember to do a...

While you have everything down remember to do a real flush of the cooling system to make sure no more casting sand in the radiator.

Else, congratz on the find and now get out put it together and...
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