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Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By petdav
re ; Anyone with these able to put the stock rubber dust covers back on?

Clutch dust cover works ok - not so for front brake - lever hangs up a bit and brake lite stays on -I just moved the rubber dust cover back along the lever slightly and ok now. It's not a perfect...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,163
Posted By petdav
same thing

2012 990 std - same thing- inspected and trimmed plastic cover to allow movement of wiring in and out - no damage as only 6k km on bike but sure glad this thread started. On my '05.5 950 had...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,383
Posted By petdav
which map?

Using standard US map as bike has only 5000 km and I wanted to re-tune it in small steps so I could go backwards if I screwed something up. Just installed wings 2-2, removed sas and evap cannister...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,383
Posted By petdav
resistor- re-installed solenoid instead

Guys - thanks for the replies on this. I have decided rather than go thru the resistor thing, I would just re-install the evap solenoid minus all the plumbing of course. The ecu sees it, no more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,383
Posted By petdav
resistor

Re:

In Tuneecu:
Read map
Save map
Disable SAI and EPC
Download map
key off
key on
reset adaptation
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,383
Posted By petdav
resistor needed?

2012 990 standard - removed SAS and charcoal cannister and reflashed in tuneecu. Now getting codes 5 long 3 short saying short or open on evap system. Disabled SAI and EPC when I reflashed the bike -...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,392
Posted By petdav
wings are great

Another thing to consider when purchasing Wings is, that virtually every piece is available for replacement due to wear or damage.

In a very bad crash I damaged both nos/cfec pipes and thought I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,626
Posted By petdav
very pleased with new shield

Ordered new EV06 carbon fibre shield from rade on Nov 3 and it was delivered to the door via Canada Post Nov 14 for 129 euros all included. This is a great deal for a superior product.

It looks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
These are convincing arguments and in hindsight...

These are convincing arguments and in hindsight I'm glad I asked the question! Thanks for all the replies - I will be installing mine next oil change.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,313
Posted By petdav
Thanks for confirming that - your bike looks...

Thanks for confirming that - your bike looks great.

My question to Crispy then would be - can you do this configuration in white to match the 2012 990 standard model? This would eliminate the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
Thank you for the explanation. I had the w/p done...

Thank you for the explanation. I had the w/p done on my 950 and remember the pleats warping, but wasn't far enough along in the process for the sludge to form and block the filter.

This seems to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
Scotts

.

Sorry, I don't understand this statement...?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,313
Posted By petdav
That's blue on a blue bike. I'm looking for blue...

That's blue on a blue bike. I'm looking for blue on white - big difference, thanks.

Front fender, upper fuel tanks , seams etc would show white where the decal isn't.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,313
Posted By petdav
re: Just to give you an idea of what they'd look like on the bike

Crispy -

Is it possible to see what the blue 990 kit would look like on a white 2012 990 standard?

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
..just reread Scotts description on their website...

..just reread Scotts description on their website and I'm goin' for it!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
re: time for Scotts ss oil filter??

re:They might be able to hose you on a claim if you haven't used recommended filter


I hadn't considered this as from everything I've read, the Scotts "meets or exceeds...", but something to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By petdav
time for Scotts ss oil filter??

Should I have any reservation about replacing the paper filter with a Scotts stainless steel filter at the next oil change - '12 990/w 4,000 miles.

This will be the third batch of fresh oil for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By petdav
anyone use Arai CT-Z??

Wondering if anyone has tried the Arai CT-Z helmet with stock or touring screen.

I want something with more airflow than the Hornet and would consider this open face helmet because of the improved...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,637
Posted By petdav
re:What i wound up getting. For adventuring I'll use something else. This comes with

Thanks a lot for the pics of this bag on your bike. I've been following this thread closely as I am looking for a replacement for the Gobis [on-road] , the KTM 640 rear bag, and my Great Basin [...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,383
Posted By petdav
re: smt site

Anyone know if I can safely install an smt map on a 2012 adv abs standard w/wings?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By petdav
powertripp maps

Quote: Scroll further down to the "KTM custom map's 990 adventure 2009/10 year" (even though it says 09/10 it works on the '12 too, and even with a stock filter and regular 2-2 exhaust it's pretty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By petdav
re Powertripp maps

would this be the map you used?:

KTM 990 Adventure, 2011 /12 model year
KM601US1102001Map.hex OEM md5checksum KTM 990 Adventure 2011-12 model year with standard exhaust US only

If so,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By petdav
re: you will be rewarded with good times

Thanks for the reassurance.

I would still be running my 05.5 adv except major crash damage last year and had to replace with fuel injected model.
Local dealer won't involve themselves with this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By petdav
desparate - again twitchy throttle '12 990 question

I have read lots of posts here about this problem and am having all the same symptoms on my new 2012 990 with 700 km. By comparison, my 950 was dead smooth and easy to modulate at all speeds but this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By petdav
trip switch

this one works on all the 950/990 bikes. Plugs in to receptacle behind headlight common on both bikes - I know as I moved mine from '05 950 to '12 990.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By petdav
ktm folding mirrors - too much vibration

Just installed a set of KTM folding mirrors with handlebar mounts. Really appreciate all the adjustment points but don't like the way they shake - particularly at low rpm's. I chose the handlebar...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,212
Posted By petdav
deadblow hammer

I have straightened my front rim several times using a 3 lb deadblow hammer. tip* remove rotors first for easier swinging. They're pricey but work great on a bunch of stuff.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By petdav
20 min reset thingy

Here you go: http://www.ktm950.info/how/wotf/wotf.html#15minuteIdle
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By petdav
Never-seeze on these bolts

When you finally get them out - I suggest using Never-seeze on the threads instead of Loctite. Also on Chain adjuster bolts to prevent the same thing happening
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,101
Posted By petdav
best handguard/mirror/stabilizer combo

Re: Did you break the handguards on your 950 in your crash?

They didn't break but twisted during the ~50 mph endo in the Black Rock Desert - result bent clutch lever, broken clutch perch etc. Bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,101
Posted By petdav
best handguard/mirror/stabilizer combo

I'm just getting my new '12 990 [White] ready for some more adventure riding after badly crashing the 950 last year.
This time, I will make an effort to minimize potential crash damage to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By petdav
which saddlebag bracket for '12 ADV??

I've just taken delivery of my new 2012 adventure and am wondering if there is a consensus here as to which KTM saddlebag rack I should buy for the bike.

Should mention this bike replaces crashed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11,165
Views: 2,382,107
Posted By petdav
re:

re:Quote:
Originally Posted by petdav
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/2


Am very curious what failed to let the gps mount adapter separate from your dashboard. I have just ordered the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,165
Views: 2,382,107
Posted By petdav
Re: My gps fell off

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/2


Am very curious what failed to let the gps mount adapter separate from your dashboard. I have just ordered the same unit from Touratech along with mount for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By petdav
re: I just added few washers to the ABS-sensors.

Great idea and I've just looked and can see that will work fine. Is that rear wheel spacer on the right side of the axle actually thicker or is it just shaped differently on the ABS model - sort of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By petdav
crash in the desert

Yup..5 Canadians having a nice vacation riding in the Black Rock Desert and 2 of us decided to have an impromptu get-together. Estimated speed 50-60 mph we met in a v-formation and I high-sided and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By petdav
parts available??

RE: What parts are still good off the crashed 950 ?

Sorry to be so long getting back but I'm just figuring out how to post images. I am waiting for the insurance appraiser to visit before I can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By petdav
swap wheels 950/990 ABS

I recently crashed my beautiful 950 and will be buying 2012 990 with ABS. I think I can salvage the wheels from the 950 for a quick on road/off road swap with knobbies.

Does anyone know if I just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By petdav
Thumb thanks

I believe this to be the most informative and rational site for any specific model I have ever found. I probably either wouldn't either still own my '05 950 or at least wouldn't still be in love with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,003
Posted By petdav
2 nuts on valve stem

Is there a consensus on where to install the 2 nuts that come on the inner tubes valve stem?

I have just spooned on new Heidenau and tube and have always placed the concave washer on the valve...
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