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Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,242
Posted By gozirra
Was there in august for an event, full face. ...

Was there in august for an event, full face.
Full face, do it, debris kicked up by everything, some of the purse dog sized flying bugs or gaggles of gnats, wind noise, all of the dirt and dust from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By gozirra
You can get the seals for the front like $15 per...

You can get the seals for the front like $15 per caliper and the pistons are like $45 a caliper. If you are going that far I would look into the retaining plates and the bolt/holding pin (they bend...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By gozirra
I would warn you about the central wiring...

I would warn you about the central wiring connectors getting loose (or not assembled correctly) and causing the bike to cut out, but I dont think you have that problem yet.

You may notice on the...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By gozirra
Probably stripped the nut insert. Fixes I...

Probably stripped the nut insert.

Fixes I have heard/seen

-spin the nut and bolt to melt it back into the plastic and remove when cooled (jb weld back in place)
-use a screwdriver to pry up,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,548
Posted By gozirra
I didnt do anything to my stock cans, they came...

I didnt do anything to my stock cans, they came used on the bike, but best i can figure out is that the section with the cat was cut out, can was shorter because of it and was rewelded.

They are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,548
Posted By gozirra
I ran my 2:1 setup on my 950adv with a stock...

I ran my 2:1 setup on my 950adv with a stock muffler with the cat removed (cut and shut i think, shorter cans), what did i notice? it got hot on that side, like really hot. I cannot comment on power...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,904
Posted By gozirra
Quarter chaps, idiots trying to rev the snot out...

Quarter chaps, idiots trying to rev the snot out of a Harley on a rolling road, no real deals and stop putting your kid on every bike and facespacing it.

and the trains are not running all the way...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By gozirra
ziptie, rope, glue a rare earth magnet or two,...

ziptie, rope, glue a rare earth magnet or two, gum? :rofl

whatever works and is safe would be my bet
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,933
Posted By gozirra
Just adding because i didnt see it done or...

Just adding because i didnt see it done or checked, the actual timing chains are stretched and/or the guides are worn past the point of the tensioners working? oil level ok? (just asking the run...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By gozirra
(950 here) Cannot tell you the metallurgy of the...

(950 here) Cannot tell you the metallurgy of the pipes, but I have cleaned mine with simple green and a sponge, simple green and 3m scuff pads (green), Water + scuff pads/sponge/steel wool/brass...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By gozirra
ewno

ewno
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By gozirra
none of those in Los Angeles. superstore not...

none of those in Los Angeles.

superstore not the standard location
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By gozirra
Nice, a head start. Only issues I...

Nice, a head start.

Only issues I encountered
1. stupid wrist pin clip thing never plays nice
2. only thing I could get to de-carbon well was the mopor motorsports stuff
3. watch for pinching...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By gozirra
Beach moto aether del amo motorsports ...

Beach moto
aether
del amo motorsports
Chaparral motorsports (furthest, maybe largest)
leatherup


just off my head
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By gozirra
I did this twice before the alcan event. The...

I did this twice before the alcan event.
The clip is a wire that can be removed with a screwdriver and replaced with a long needlenose/screwdriver/finger combo depending on working space (it is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By gozirra
I have a aftermarket set of screw in aluminum...

I have a aftermarket set of screw in aluminum tank caps (950 not 990). (I would have to look for the company *gas cap dude?*)

They have done cross country, baja, and now to alaska and I only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By gozirra
I second COXR650L - coolant hose deterioration ...

I second COXR650L - coolant hose deterioration
I had the same issue in my tank, found even more when i washed out the rad.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By gozirra
was just looking for ideas found this...

was just looking for ideas

found this (http://www.rokform.com/motorcycle-mounts/)


i like the options, not affiliated
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 2,511,672
Posted By gozirra
Picked it up in Henderson NV (after being...

Picked it up in Henderson NV (after being transported back from the Alcan 5000 finish in Anchorage) and rode it home through the WORST traffic possible back to Los Angeles.

Maybe I will clean it...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 31,473
Posted By gozirra
I did my best to "remove" any competition, I...

I did my best to "remove" any competition, I failed at that too. (although in my defense, no, wait, yeah I almost ran him over):freaky

To Alleycatdad and all the other mystery adv'ers that rode...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By gozirra
they also say: Engine Ice Hi-Performance...

they also say:

Engine Ice Hi-Performance Coolant is pre-mixed with de-ionized water.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By gozirra
Did you bleed the air from the system before...

Did you bleed the air from the system before riding?

Use distilled water if possible if no coolant can be found.

Q: Can you mix Engine Ice with other products or types of coolant and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By gozirra
I have played this game, places it can be: ...

I have played this game, places it can be:

Valve cover gasket
oil hose to airbox
oil return hoses on top of cyl to oil tank
cam chain bearing bolt
timing chain tension bolt
oil return valve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 2,511,672
Posted By gozirra
See here Clicky here for HOW page...

See here
Clicky here for HOW page (http://www.ktm950.info/how/Farkels/adventure/Crashbar_studs/crashbar_studs.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By gozirra
A rear tank question

A check valve or one way valve would be a good idea yes?
Helps with the "If I forget to close the shutoff when fueling" right.

So, any ideas on what kind to get (and please not a $35 one)

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By gozirra
Buchanan spoke in azusa ca. Just call....

Buchanan spoke in azusa ca. Just call. Serious:wink:
http://www.buchananspokes.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By gozirra
Given I am new but I have had to remove the rad 3...

Given I am new but I have had to remove the rad 3 times recently.

1. bleeding in the method listed in the handbook got me maybe 85% of the air out while pissing all over.
2. balancing a bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By gozirra
I just installed mine, have to pull the top side...

I just installed mine, have to pull the top side cowlings and the windscreen and headlight. Route/cut or drill two holes (I did not remove the panel, just did it super cautious on the bike) and put...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,487
Posted By gozirra
I personally feel there are a few things worth...

I personally feel there are a few things worth checking for on a high mileage bike or car, Compression to tell me how the motor is doing, the hot idle after a ride/drive to check for leaks and the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By gozirra
WHOOOOHOOOO! I didnt have to open the other...

WHOOOOHOOOO!

I didnt have to open the other motor to look!:clap

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By gozirra
Front cylinder cam chain guide

2005.5 ktm 950 adv s

Lets assume someone removed the rear cam chain guide on the front cyl (the one that is a single bolt accessible from the outside of the head)

When I or that person puts it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-30-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By gozirra
Did I miss why the Uni branded oil and cleaner...

Did I miss why the Uni branded oil and cleaner are a no go?

:evil
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By gozirra
I run an ogio hosoi edition pack sometimes, holds...

I run an ogio hosoi edition pack sometimes, holds a 15" lappy and room for daily work stuff and lunch.

over 8k freeway miles on it and no issues.

help?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By gozirra
I would say rubber from the coolant lines that...

I would say rubber from the coolant lines that have started deteriorating, maybe some bits from the water pump seals.

I have seen similar on vehicles and it seemed to be related to old rubber...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By gozirra
I think there is a document (pdf/excel) around...

I think there is a document (pdf/excel) around here somewhere that a member created to make getting the right shims easier, point is I think it mentions aiming more towards loose tolerance for one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,503
Posted By gozirra
my Ducati Multistrada 620 (dead and gone) maybe...

my Ducati Multistrada 620 (dead and gone)
maybe 30% if I add in the full throttle for freeway merging, if not 20%

my Ktm 950 adv
20% at most - working to get to a solid 40-50% (someday)

...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By gozirra
Plastidip (in my experience) holds up well a an...

Plastidip (in my experience) holds up well a an outer covering on a painted surface almost anywhere that does not get "rubbed".
I have used it on the exterior of cars and bikes and it has held up...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By gozirra
Eh? 2014 Kymco Super 8 150 Issue

If you have one or are looking into one, there "may" be an issue with the speeometer cluster/speedo cable/front wheel pickup/drive box.

Loooooooong story short, you speedo may stop working....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By gozirra
I had the leak, and stripped bolt(s). Center...

I had the leak, and stripped bolt(s).

Center stand, remove sensor, plug the sensor hole with shop towels, Heli-coiled, new o-ring, motoseal, win.

no new leaking.:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,544
Posted By gozirra
Now I want to ride, more. Great writeup

Now I want to ride, more.

Great writeup
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