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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Peanuts
You will probably find you need to run a separate...

You will probably find you need to run a separate couple of wires down to he battery as KTM use quite skinny wire which gives volts drop once loaded. So if you tap into ACC2 this will read lower than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By Peanuts
Don't worry, times have moved on and the haters...

Don't worry, times have moved on and the haters are now worried about their canbus and traction control......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Peanuts
Is the clutch lever adjusted so there is a bit of...

Is the clutch lever adjusted so there is a bit of play and definitely not touching the handguard? Don't be upset by what appears to be a stupid question as I have seen this twice!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
Sorry to hear about you catching "man flu", I...

Sorry to hear about you catching "man flu", I hope you dont intend to try oven cleaner? Don't use it anywhere near aluminium as it is very caustic.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
It's only patio cleaner FFS !!

It's only patio cleaner FFS !!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By Peanuts
That's a cruel way of doing it. I prefer to roll...

That's a cruel way of doing it. I prefer to roll the bike forwards and then put it into gear while rolling. Then apply the brake to clear the sticky clutch. This saves the gears from smashing into...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
I use hydrochloric acid. Quicker than wire wheel....

I use hydrochloric acid. Quicker than wire wheel. Those deposits are hard!

When you get it back together, make sure you use mineral oil for the first 500 miles or so, lots of closed throttle to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,286
Posted By Peanuts
It's a shame they are not 2 piece click together...

It's a shame they are not 2 piece click together rings because those KTM rings mean you have to remove the fork legs to fit them when they wear.

That's why I just use a thick cable tie :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
x2 Check for valve guide wear too. Soak...

x2
Check for valve guide wear too.

Soak the valve heads in acid to remove the carbon build up, the ports will require a bit of digging out then a polish up.

Then a quick spin in the seats with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By Peanuts
If the steel screw has thread damage I suspect...

If the steel screw has thread damage I suspect the post that it screws into is also damaged.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Peanuts
I empty my fuel tanks every Winter by taking off...

I empty my fuel tanks every Winter by taking off and pouring out the fuel.

But it depends what they mean by empty off, if you just drain from the taps there is no way they will spill if the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,888,501
Posted By Peanuts
The KTM gel seat is embossed ...

The KTM gel seat is embossed
https://2551e4ea97cf23f59e5d82b1bf830011458673e8.googledrive.com/host/0B7YYJ4LuJO9IZ3RzMWtHMmZyOTg/990_parts1.jpg
I cant see anything on the OP's seat

It's not my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,888,501
Posted By Peanuts
Munn ...

Munn

http://142.0.244.174/munnracing/index.cfm?1=1
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,780
Posted By Peanuts
What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?

This section needs a farkle thread too :)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By Peanuts
Alpina-UK are a distributor for the Italian...

Alpina-UK are a distributor for the Italian manufacturer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,888,501
Posted By Peanuts
Standard 03/04 flat topped black seat: Part...

Standard 03/04 flat topped black seat:
Part Number: 60007040000
Description: SEAT 950 ADV. BLACK 03
Retail: $152.92
Your Price: $114.69 (25% Holiday Savings discount)

Black Stepped seat like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Peanuts
I would use lots of WD into the slot, then hold...

I would use lots of WD into the slot, then hold the slot open and use compressed air to blow out the dirt and WD.

I prefer GT85 but not sure if you can buy it local to you?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By Peanuts
Did you lose the steel ball between slave and...

Did you lose the steel ball between slave and pushrod?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Peanuts
Fair enough. ...

Fair enough.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/08%20990%20Adv/CPCBrassDryBreakFuel_zps5ad13b0e.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Peanuts
The fuel feed between tank and throttle body is...

The fuel feed between tank and throttle body is high pressure, the beemerboneyard supplied clamps were fine with that application?

You guys have got me worried now! Our fuel is getting increasing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Peanuts
Mine have been on for 3 years, fitted one in the...

Mine have been on for 3 years, fitted one in the vent line balance hose above the air filter too.

Maybe I am careful, but no problems so far.

Or maybe UK fuel is kinder on plastic than US fuel?
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,749
Posted By Peanuts
Just weld a random offcut into the bearing, then...

Just weld a random offcut into the bearing, then tap from the other side with a long rod.

Always heat the bearings to avoid stressing the hub and making the bearings loose fit in the hub.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Peanuts
I leave my fuel taps on all the time as I put a...

I leave my fuel taps on all the time as I put a quick release in the pipe that passes under the battery box
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/08%20990%20Adv/FuelQR_zps598d5a8a.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,859
Posted By Peanuts
Thanks for splitting Orange Crush. No small...

Thanks for splitting Orange Crush.
No small task I guess.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Peanuts
Behind the headlight, on the right side of the...

Behind the headlight, on the right side of the bike, there are two sets of spade connectors marked ACC1 and ACC2. These are permanent live and ignition live. But I would use these to pull in a relay...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
I have similar brackets on the top shelf of a...

I have similar brackets on the top shelf of a shop trolley
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/Terry%20950%20SM/Motor_zps09d3ed12.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,330
Posted By Peanuts
Its pretty easy step by step if you follow the...

Its pretty easy step by step if you follow the manual. No special tools required, you may need to borrow/buy the big socket for the end of the crank.
Be careful with the gear on the right end of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Peanuts
For the riding I do.... fantastic! I fitted...

For the riding I do.... fantastic! I fitted Michelin Anakee 2 tyres and the handling is faultless.
3 friends have done the same, one guy who was always the steady one is now just as quick as me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Peanuts
I fitted a low seat, took thinner washers on the...

I fitted a low seat, took thinner washers on the shock spring and 17/19" wheels. I only ride on asphalt and hardpacked fire roads and it's great.

You could ask a spuspension shop or good KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Peanuts
Change it as if it is a mousse. Push it off...

Change it as if it is a mousse.

Push it off one side of the rim with tyre and tube as one.

Youtube has lots of videos on techniques.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,115
Posted By Peanuts
CUSTOM PERCH FOR STOCK CLUTCH MASTER is what it...

CUSTOM PERCH FOR STOCK CLUTCH MASTER is what it says - custom. If you look at it you can see it's part of a handguard clamp (Acerbis?) with a length of round bar welded to it. Others have done a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Peanuts
Try the bathroom sealant. Seriously. What have...

Try the bathroom sealant. Seriously. What have you to lose?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Peanuts
I have owned a couple of 450SXS which came with...

I have owned a couple of 450SXS which came with PHDS as standard. When I swapped with a buddies bike I realised how well the PHDS cushioned my wrists from impacts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By Peanuts
I tried this on my 990 and was amazed the...

I tried this on my 990 and was amazed the difference it made. I used to have to bash my hand on my knee after only 30 minutes, now I can ride all day without any numbness.
Take off switchgear and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Peanuts
I have a two level lean angle indicator. ...

I have a two level lean angle indicator.

Level 1 is my toe touching the asphalt.

Level 2 is my footpeg folding.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Peanuts
This question is an important one....

This question is an important one....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Peanuts
The OEM bag has a loop which goes around the...

The OEM bag has a loop which goes around the steering head and a strap each side which goes down the outside of the tank to the crashbars or frame. Some people modify the straps to go to the frame...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Peanuts
In addition to the issues with clearance...

In addition to the issues with clearance identified above, the discs are further apart on the SM to allow the 4 piston calipers to clear the wheel. If you try putting a conventionally laced 21" wheel...
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,761
Posted By Peanuts
I love the concept! MR85ZZ is 5x8x2.5, I...

I love the concept!

MR85ZZ is 5x8x2.5, I wonder if that will fit the lever pivot without machining? Make a small spacer to sit between the bearings.

It would also mean less metal is removed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 2,392,686
Posted By Peanuts
If you don't fancy touching the tire again, just...

If you don't fancy touching the tire again, just swap the discs and outer wheel spacers around and you are good to go :)
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