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Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,980
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Take a few minutes to check the connections with...

Take a few minutes to check the connections with the battery. Yesterday my 950 died on me twice at a gas station. Then rode 100 mes with no issues. Today it completely showed no electrical power...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10,465
Views: 2,173,932
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Oh and I forgot to add: Previous to this in the...

Oh and I forgot to add: Previous to this in the time period of about a month, I found the coolant reservoir low on two occasions. In the back of mind I knew it was time to rebuild the water pump. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10,465
Views: 2,173,932
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Replaced the water pump shaft, seal, circlips,...

Replaced the water pump shaft, seal, circlips, and bearings using cjdesigns kit. Followed the HOW instructions to a tee. Went really easy. I now have all the confidence in the world to do it...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I think u would be fine but the v nose is gonna...

I think u would be fine but the v nose is gonna cost u some space. Personally I'd look for a 6x10 enclosed. You'll always wish u had more space for gear. The v nose is not going to save your gas...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Wow, I think you are crazy. J/K:eek:eek1 That's...

Wow, I think you are crazy. J/K:eek:eek1 That's a lot of questions and information. Personally, my 950 could never replace my kx250. It's too heavy to flick over the table tops. On the other...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,109
Posted By FtheRedSticker
If it's something you think you'll keep on the...

If it's something you think you'll keep on the bike forever, take it to a powder coater. Make it whatever bling bling color you want.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,628
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Wrap some Teflon tape on the threads of the plug...

Wrap some Teflon tape on the threads of the plug and use a new copper washer
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10,465
Views: 2,173,932
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Couple days ago I put on a 45 tooth rear...

Couple days ago I put on a 45 tooth rear sprocket. The front is a 16. The front wheel comes up no problem now. I commuted with it yesterday and really enjoyed it. Not 100% sure Ill keep the 45 on...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10,465
Views: 2,173,932
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Installed the KTM rally foot pegs. Haven't...

Installed the KTM rally foot pegs. Haven't ridden it yet as the 9 year old cotter pins are wasted and what I have in the garage was either too big or too small. Sitting on the bike though I can all...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,987
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I used the existing holes in the plastic. Ended...

I used the existing holes in the plastic. Ended up raising the plate to where it's only a couple millimeters below the rear brake light. Used a black sharpie marker from the back side to mark the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Thanks. I did end up getting the 35L and it...

Thanks. I did end up getting the 35L and it works great. Very happy I didn't go larger. I also ordered the backrest pad and my son reports it is very comfortable.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Exactly! I have a 16 tooth front sprocket with...

Exactly! I have a 16 tooth front sprocket with the 42 rear. I want to move to a 45 rear. These are not thumpers.

If you were speaking about an XR400 then ok. But these aren't tractors. For my...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By FtheRedSticker
If you're in 6th gear at 2500-3500 rpm then your...

If you're in 6th gear at 2500-3500 rpm then your in the wrong gear. Downshift to 5th, you might like it. My 950 doesn't do well in 6th gear until I reach at least 4000 rpm. These engines like to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,611
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Buy a good used 950 and call it a day. Save your...

Buy a good used 950 and call it a day. Save your hard earned money and spend it on on other things. I love my 950. I've owned many bikes, but I'll never sell this one. I'll regret the day I part...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18,797
Views: 7,550,309
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Beautiful picture!

Beautiful picture!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Pelican luggage help

Hello. I am very close to pulling the trigger on ordering a pelican topcase system from Caribou. However, I am undecided as to go with their 35L or 40L system. I would like the extra volume...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,926
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I once lost a clipped chain on a GSXR750. Took a...

I once lost a clipped chain on a GSXR750. Took a chunk out the side of my engine case causing it to spew oil and coolant. Probably damn near took my leg with it. These bikes make too much power...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,920
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I'm not dealing with this problem, but I can't...

I'm not dealing with this problem, but I can't wait to hear what the issue is. I think you've got a lot of great possibilities. I bet a professional Ktm mechanic would know the answer without even...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10,465
Views: 2,173,932
Posted By FtheRedSticker
That is awesome! And per ca, the price ain't...

That is awesome!

And per ca, the price ain't so bad. I just paid 3.699/gal for 91 octane in Turlock today, though I could only manage about 5 gallons.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,920
Posted By FtheRedSticker
This link explains the ignition system well ...

This link explains the ignition system well

http://www.electrosport.com/technical-resources/technical-articles/motorcycle-stators
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,920
Posted By FtheRedSticker
It sounds like your problem is the stator. Seems...

It sounds like your problem is the stator. Seems like you have done everything else, fuel, plugs, kill switch etc. if there is no spark at the spark plug then your stator is simply failing to...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By FtheRedSticker
For me, Craigslist comes and goes in spurts. You...

For me, Craigslist comes and goes in spurts. You just gotta havebthebdough on hand when it pops up. While I was trying to offload my pig there were several owa interested in. Then once my Harley...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,412
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Ok. My seat has no step and I'm assuming you are...

Ok. My seat has no step and I'm assuming you are speaking about the heat shield on the header pipe near the right footpeg? Mine has no holes. Is that all to look for? I suspected it would have to...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-10-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,412
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Quick question and yes I searched. How do you...

Quick question and yes I searched. How do you know if your 950 is a 05.5 model?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18,797
Views: 7,550,309
Posted By FtheRedSticker
What windshield is that? Looks great!

What windshield is that? Looks great!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-09-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,141
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Does your ktm contact/friend know how the...

Does your ktm contact/friend know how the professionals use the cover. Do the pros modify the stock filter, or is there some "works" filter made but only offered to the pros?

If you drill the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,031
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Never owned an SE. I'd like to! But what I'd...

Never owned an SE. I'd like to! But what I'd say, having ridden dirt bikes for 30 years, owning rice rockets, a plated xr400, and a decked out harley, and only owning my 05 Adventure for about a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I've been meaning to adjust mine for about a...

I've been meaning to adjust mine for about a week. Maybe tomorrow if I remember. If your gonna do a tank slapper then your gonna do a tank slapper. Slap it!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I love this bike. Today after my 7 year olds...

I love this bike. Today after my 7 year olds basketball practice it was just he and I. We went for a quick ride to pick up some adult refreshments, which I strapped down with my $2.99 HF motorcycle...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,134
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Ok. But what beer did you drink and how many...

Ok. But what beer did you drink and how many ounces. Hah!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
It took me an hour and a half. I think next time...

It took me an hour and a half. I think next time I could do it in an hour, that is is if I don't inspect the sump screen.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Here's the brace removed, allowing easy access to...

Here's the brace removed, allowing easy access to the sump drain bolt
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a586/FtheRedSticker/image_zps8dea8ccd.jpg

Here's the magnetic oil sump drain bolt....
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Ok did my first oil and filter change this...

Ok did my first oil and filter change this morning. From start to finish it took me one and a half hours. The next time I do it i think it would take less than an hour. Im not trying to re-invent...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Really enjoying the bike so far! Replaced the...

Really enjoying the bike so far! Replaced the rear brake pads with the cheap ebc pads. They work great. I'm gonna replace the front pads in the spring. Kids are in school tomorrow morning and I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I bought my05 950 a few weeks ago and so far I am...

I bought my05 950 a few weeks ago and so far I am very happy! I once saw a 690 on the track and I was very impressed seeing a plated dirtbike clear the table top. The problem for me was that I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I'm new to the adventure but I find that besides...

I'm new to the adventure but I find that besides first gear, my 950 prefers to run near or above 4k rpm. It likes to rev high and doesn't lug like a traditional thumper.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18,797
Views: 7,550,309
Posted By FtheRedSticker
That's some seriously low miles. Good find!

That's some seriously low miles. Good find!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By FtheRedSticker
I bookmarked this for future use.. Thanks.

I bookmarked this for future use.. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By FtheRedSticker
Hey. I'm in the Central Valley. That track is...

Hey. I'm in the Central Valley. That track is at Carnegie and those little guys are my sons. They love riding!

This is my daughter. She's 5.
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