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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,037
Posted By Falconfixer
My boots are a size 13. Count me in on the "would...

My boots are a size 13. Count me in on the "would buy" list.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Falconfixer
Bearing puller? Like ones used on the rear axles...

Bearing puller? Like ones used on the rear axles of cars?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By Falconfixer
I've got a big polisher that looks kind of like a...

I've got a big polisher that looks kind of like a bench grinder, with buffing wheels on each end. Start with 400, maybe 600 grit paper,sanding by hand until smooth, then work your way on up to 1-2000...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,495
Posted By Falconfixer
Good question. I bought my first KTM in Nov 2013,...

Good question. I bought my first KTM in Nov 2013, on here- and the PO got it from another inmate. It's a 2006 950-S that only had 12,600 miles on the clock when I got it, and I'm the 4th owner. And...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By Falconfixer
Looks like a Seat Concepts tag on the right hand...

Looks like a Seat Concepts tag on the right hand side of it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By Falconfixer
I've also got their two-up touring seat on my...

I've also got their two-up touring seat on my 950. I've bought six seats from them now. Love em.
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Falconfixer
These answers will be loooooong.....

These answers will be loooooong.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,177
Posted By Falconfixer
[QUOTE=Hondo;25769714]They don't crush when they...

[QUOTE=Hondo;25769714]They don't crush when they crash-/QUOTE]

I wish. Mine semi-crushed my ankle when I crashed the bike! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Falconfixer
Fork. No doubt.

Fork. No doubt.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By Falconfixer
Um, you mean the jealous kids on the little lady...

Um, you mean the jealous kids on the little lady bikes?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,177
Posted By Falconfixer
Inmate Riceless950 started a thread titled "how...

Inmate Riceless950 started a thread titled "how gnarly are you rocking the mighty. Let's see it" or something similar to that. You may want to investigate the pics in that thread for proof of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By Falconfixer
Bike is trashed. Bring it to Vegas and sell it to...

Bike is trashed. Bring it to Vegas and sell it to me. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By Falconfixer
I've bought and used this kit for 5 bikes in the...

I've bought and used this kit for 5 bikes in the last 3 years. So it gets my vote as well.

Best bang for the buck tires: look into Kenda 270's maybe
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,181
Posted By Falconfixer
Looks good. :clap I crashed my 950 last week a...

Looks good. :clap I crashed my 950 last week a few hours after I installed my new carbon fiber windscreen from Rade. It's scratched now, and will probably also get the blue paint treatment soon.
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Falconfixer
KTM 950/990 Adv Luggage mount/plate

One of my friends (Inmate name JRozar) has about a dozen of these from a business opportunity that was never realized, and theyre just taking up space in his garage. So I suggested we list them on...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,706
Posted By Falconfixer
Count me in as another mechanic with a bunch of...

Count me in as another mechanic with a bunch of $$$ wrapped in my drawer full of air tools that no longer sees any use. I bought a cordless Dewalt 1/2" impact to carry in my truck for tire changes....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Falconfixer
This is what I ended up doing. Along with a 24...

This is what I ended up doing. Along with a 24 hour break.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By Falconfixer
The tour company, ADMO Tours, rents DRZ-400s I...

The tour company, ADMO Tours, rents DRZ-400s I believe.

To the OP, please repost your original post here on a local website called my2wheels.com, and see if you get any more info.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,156
Posted By Falconfixer
I agree with the last post. You may actually look...

I agree with the last post. You may actually look forward to going to work now.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,451,403
Posted By Falconfixer
Thanks Paul. It's smarter and faster than me, any...

Thanks Paul. It's smarter and faster than me, any day of the week.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Falconfixer
Hmm, will your auxiliary tank have to have a fuel...

Hmm, will your auxiliary tank have to have a fuel pump inside it, due to the 1190 being a fuel injected engine? Or will it be high enough that it's all gravity fed to the stock tank?

This is the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,451,403
Posted By Falconfixer
Very good idea. As soon as this lease is up, I'm...

Very good idea. As soon as this lease is up, I'm moving to someplace safe. Do you think they'd let me live at the bumper car track?!? :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,451,403
Posted By Falconfixer
Mine sat in the garage all day today. I'm...

Mine sat in the garage all day today. I'm ashamed:
I got my 950-S back from the suspension shop Sunday night, I traded a plasma cutter to my friend for one of his badass KTM suspension jobs that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 1,014,104
Posted By Falconfixer
Sorry to read about your carb issues. Mine ran...

Sorry to read about your carb issues. Mine ran good when I got it home, but me being me, I had to take apart the carb anyway. My roommate gives me shit for that, taking apart things that don't need...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 84,512
Posted By Falconfixer
I just found this RR two days ago, and then today...

I just found this RR two days ago, and then today I get an email from you guys asking for a place to do some bike maintenance. Very cool! Can't wait to meet you two and your pups (RIP Hertta) and I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,465
Posted By Falconfixer
Funny, just a few hours ago I was at a friends...

Funny, just a few hours ago I was at a friends house looking at his 690, since I think I want one. If I get one though, I hope it's not so great that I also want to ditch my 950. We'll see though....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,847
Posted By Falconfixer
I had the seat concepts tall seat on my 950-S,...

I had the seat concepts tall seat on my 950-S, was too tall for me, I'm just a little guy at 6'1". It was carbon with orange stitch. Now have a SC two up touring with gripper material on the front,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 1,014,104
Posted By Falconfixer
Sorry to swipe your pic Jason, but I picked up...

Sorry to swipe your pic Jason, but I picked up one identical to this yesterday from a friend after he asked me to meet him for lunch. I got it for $1500, and it has less than than 7K on the clock....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,300
Posted By Falconfixer
Bathroom sealant/caulk: Funny, I'm the guy...

Bathroom sealant/caulk:

Funny, I'm the guy that originally recommended that option, but I've yet to do it to my 950 since I bought it, (since it doesn't really need it) and also the CRF450X that I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By Falconfixer
Tell him to feel free to email me and tell me...

Tell him to feel free to email me and tell me what a pansy I am. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 25,284
Posted By Falconfixer
I had a blast there this past time, hope Im able...

I had a blast there this past time, hope Im able to make it again in Jan.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By Falconfixer
I just sold mine in August for exactly that much....

I just sold mine in August for exactly that much. And it was street legal, had a new TM40 carb on it, and a ton of other goodies, including extra fork assemblies, rear shock. Guess I under-sold it.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,982
Posted By Falconfixer
I like my Forma adventures so much that I wear em...

I like my Forma adventures so much that I wear em when I ride downtown to walk around Las Vegas at night now, and go to restaurants in them. Very comfy boots. Got them from atomic moto. Good people...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Falconfixer
Central? Not really. But how bout Northwestern...

Central? Not really. But how bout Northwestern University in Lima?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Falconfixer
Not what you asked for, but....

Have you checked into the low 2-up seat from seat concepts? It's what I have. And it's great. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,952
Posted By Falconfixer
Congrats on finding that. Now go out and enjoy...

Congrats on finding that. Now go out and enjoy your new found reliability.

Any news from the OP on his progress on his bike?

Edit: I just saw post #20. Congrats to him as well
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,952
Posted By Falconfixer
You have a bad wire somewhere. Probably not a bad...

You have a bad wire somewhere. Probably not a bad starter relay.
I just went through something similar on my 2006 950. Ended up finding a bad wire that was pulled out of the crimped terminal, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Falconfixer
Since you live in Az you should also consider...

Since you live in Az you should also consider adding a second fan and a different thermo switch. Bought mine from CJ. They make a big difference in the Desert in the summer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Falconfixer
I'm pretty sure they are in there, but will have...

I'm pretty sure they are in there, but will have to check. I haven't modded anything exhaust-wise since I got the bike.

Edit: yup, they're in there
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Falconfixer
I have the Q4 Ti's on my bike. Just checked the...

I have the Q4 Ti's on my bike. Just checked the FMF site, looks like no Db killers are available for them. Bummer. Looks like earplugs it is then! For now.....
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