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Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 257,467
Posted By IBJim
Gobi cases

HB Gobi side cases CHEAP

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23369585&postcount=1
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,930
Posted By IBJim
Need a pump!

I need a fuel pump for my 07 990. Please PM me about this as soon as possible.

Thanks!

Jim
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By IBJim
Red hot header, surging idle- plz help!!

Brothers, I need your help!! Overnight my 07 990 seems to have contracted the flu or something! I just started the bike to try to diagnose this racing idle problem and after maybe 2 minutes noticed...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,606
Posted By IBJim
Cool. Does the clutch bypass harm rideability or...

Cool. Does the clutch bypass harm rideability or economy in any way?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,606
Posted By IBJim
I wondered about that. I know that there's a...

I wondered about that. I know that there's a post about, and that I should just search for hours..but can you send a brotha the link??
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,606
Posted By IBJim
Pissed Max- my 07 is now doing the exact same thing....

Max- my 07 is now doing the exact same thing. Please post up if you find a solution (and what have you already ruled out?). I'm gonna check the clutch switch, see if that does it. I dropped some...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,282
Posted By IBJim
Same symptoms, need help!!

Dan- my bike is just started acting exactly as you describe. I have the stock silencers and apparently an updated map.

Did your bike stay fixed?? Is this dangerous surging/high idle shit the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,919
Posted By IBJim
It's DEFINITELY the side stand. You can adjust...

It's DEFINITELY the side stand. You can adjust the little gray triangle sensor thing. Now I'm off to see if I accidentally dislodged that little neg. wire during my filter repalcement...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,277
Posted By IBJim
Nice Job!

I actually like the "swept back" look of the windscreen better than the stock position. Keep us posted on how you like it over time.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By IBJim
Cycle World finally gets one right!

2010 KTM 990 Adventure R. Cycle World best dual sport 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErwTHOZOUgY
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,309
Posted By IBJim
I've been following this thread and have learned...

I've been following this thread and have learned a lot. I'm 200 lbs. and just ordered .56 SP springs for my 07 990 Adventure (which the local KTM shop tells me are WAY too stiff). Since getting my...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By IBJim
Thanks for the ideas guys. FYI- I LOVE the ABS. ...

Thanks for the ideas guys. FYI- I LOVE the ABS. It's this bleeding issue (which was also a problem on the non-ABS 950s) that I could do without!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By IBJim
Unbleedable rear brake on 990 (ABS)??

My rear brake on my 07 990 Adventure w/ ABS is driving me (more) crazy and I could use some help! Had next to no rear brake so I tried to bleed--no luck. Rebuilt the rear master cylinder and bled...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By IBJim
Great reason to use all 4 fingers on the lever,...

Great reason to use all 4 fingers on the lever, at least on road! Even if your brakes are working properly (and it sounds like they aren't) you could squeeze the lever to the grip during an...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,522
Posted By IBJim
There's the issue. Will this thing be imported...

There's the issue. Will this thing be imported to the US, or will it be yet another cool Adventure bike that's only offered in Europe??

Great title to this thread--certainly piqued the interest...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,290
Posted By IBJim
Just a thought, but were the valves adjusted as...

Just a thought, but were the valves adjusted as part of the rebuild? I had tight valves that caused some hesitation like you describe. I was looking a at fueling issues, but it was those naughty...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By IBJim
+1 on this. Not worth messing around if this is...

+1 on this. Not worth messing around if this is plugged up. My dealer loaned me the "tool" (just a metal Q-tip looking thing) and I check it myself--very easy to do.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,819
Posted By IBJim
All this has happened before, and all this will...

All this has happened before, and all this will happen again...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-31-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,609
Posted By IBJim
Been enjoying this thread, but no frikin way. ...

Been enjoying this thread, but no frikin way. Either you haven't ridden a 990, a Sportster, or either!! If you ever want to improve the performance or comfort of your 990, just ride a Sporty first!...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,055
Views: 3,495,398
Posted By IBJim
At least one of you Wee Strom guys is...

At least one of you Wee Strom guys is tough...rode 1.5 hours today in 30F, snow and ice covered back roads to look at a bike I have for sale! :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Wow, that's way more than I would have guessed. ...

Wow, that's way more than I would have guessed. Don't know that spring is an option, sadly.

Thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Good point...not thinking real clearly. New...

Good point...not thinking real clearly. New clutch, wheel bearings, painted plastics, bars, pipe, cleaned carb, reupholstered seat, new blinkers, etc., etc. No serious motor work (and none needed)....
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
88 NX250 fair asking price??

Hey guys- long time no post. Hope this isn't in bad form, but I was wondering what a fair asking price might be for my 88 NX250 w/ @ 20k miles. It is essentially rebuilt and in great shape. Bought it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Armor all does wonders for those faded plastics!

Armor all does wonders for those faded plastics!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,776
Posted By IBJim
How bout this performance issue... Carb...

How bout this performance issue...

Carb 28-30 mpg
EFI 40+ mpg

:amazon
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By IBJim
I'm sure that you already checked this, but... ...

I'm sure that you already checked this, but...

Could you have pinched a vent hose (especially that one between the left fairing and tank)? Sometimes it the simple thing...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By IBJim
+1. The ABS is fantastic! But tell me more about...

+1. The ABS is fantastic! But tell me more about that offroad toggle switch...

BTW- did your front rotors start to warp? I have 15k miles on my 07 and think I'm beginning to feel a little...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By IBJim
+1. Maybe you can save and reuse the oil.

+1. Maybe you can save and reuse the oil.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,951
Posted By IBJim
GIO- It's definitely the sidestand switch. You...

GIO- It's definitely the sidestand switch. You can convince yourself of this by putting the bike in gear with the motor running and intentionally pressing down a bit on the sidestand. Before getting...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,265
Posted By IBJim
Wally World Solution

Just thought I'd add these to the mix. For those of you that appreciate the "thrifty" approach.

$15 chrome Wal Mart "Platinum Burners"

Scuffed and treated with an adhesion promoter then...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 424,252
Posted By IBJim
My generous neighbor let me take his HD Sportster...

My generous neighbor let me take his HD Sportster on a 400+ mile street ride last weekend because he thought it would be "more comfortable" than my 990. It was a LONG 400 miles. All I can say is...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,038
Posted By IBJim
I had the same reaction to the article. Is the...

I had the same reaction to the article. Is the new mapping that much better, do the new throttle bodies make a difference, or what??
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By IBJim
They seemed to love the bike. They even...

They seemed to love the bike. They even mentioned the "spot on" FI. I know there are new throttle bodies on the 09s...does this make a big difference?
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 91,644
Posted By IBJim
Freudian slip of the day. You must've met this...

Freudian slip of the day. You must've met this guy :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Yup, that's mine to a T. After I F up my accel...

Yup, that's mine to a T. After I F up my accel pump I'll post up the right way to do it :1drink

Also-FYI...My 20 yo spark plug boot had cracked and was allowing the coil wire to visibly arc...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Accelerator Pump

OK...diagnosed the hesitation problem w/ my NX250. It's the accelerator pump. I know because if I push the accelerator pump plunger down w/ a screwdriver tip I can stall out the engine in exactly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
:eek1 I like the way you think Don. ...

:eek1

I like the way you think Don.

All the plates were there, so I took 'em out to blow the carbon out. Thought that might account for the back pressure, too (kindof a puffing sound)....
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 1,030,909
Posted By IBJim
Hey guys. Just about done restoring my 88 NX250....

Hey guys. Just about done restoring my 88 NX250. What do you think?

It's running pretty well (thanks to many of the excellent suggestions here), but it still hesitates a bit when grabbing a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,296
Posted By IBJim
I think I'm a having the same problem (surging,...

I think I'm a having the same problem (surging, sputtering, bogging, will stall after starting once in awhile). 07 990, 11k miles.

I pulled the pump last night and both filters were brown but...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By IBJim
Ballon- Do you have the 950 or 990 (might want to...

Ballon- Do you have the 950 or 990 (might want to update your profile). The HOW link is (I think) for a retrofit for the 950's, while the 990's have this overflow tube as stock. You'll need to pop...
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