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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Navaho
Phil, you'll have to show me around up there. ...

Phil, you'll have to show me around up there. I've been to Barnwell a few times but only ridden single track. The wide trails look good. Might be making a few more trips there now that the Ross...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10,011
Views: 1,584,118
Posted By Navaho
Did a load test on the battery and it failed...

Did a load test on the battery and it failed miserably. I'll try a new one.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10,011
Views: 1,584,118
Posted By Navaho
Bike will not crank

'06 950SM. I keep the bike on a trickle charger all the time. Today, it started up instantly, as it always does. Got it warmed up and turned it off but when I tried to restart it, the dash started...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Navaho
That sucks!!!!!! Freakin quadtards ruined it...

That sucks!!!!!!
Freakin quadtards ruined it for everyone. I'm pissed!!! That was my favorite place to ride in AR. Crap!!!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 17,934
Posted By Navaho
Mostly wide open stuff and too much private land....

Mostly wide open stuff and too much private land. Best DS Roads in LA are much closer to you.
George, just give me a shout, and I'll show you what I'm talking about :thumb
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,407
Posted By Navaho
Send me an email when you are ready to go back. ...

Send me an email when you are ready to go back. I've been going there regularly but riding solo. All my riding buddies are either banged up or stuck at house doing honey-do's.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 711,790
Posted By Navaho
Fall 2014

Enjoyed the best weather of any trip to AR last week of October. I'm just now finding enough time to get my photo's together. Still trying to get caught up from a week off.

All routes started...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By Navaho
There are some good roads around Alexandria. If...

There are some good roads around Alexandria. If you have a full day to burn, I can show you around or give you a route. Send me an email. If you ride through the Kisatchie Forest, stay below the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By Navaho
Ross property has good single track but is closed...

Ross property has good single track but is closed to off-roading Oct through Dec.
you need a permit but it is free. Check the Ross website.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-29-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,407
Posted By Navaho
I ride offroad in Kisatchie (Fort Polk, Forest...

I ride offroad in Kisatchie (Fort Polk, Forest Hill, Gorum (aka Red Dirt) with several guys from all over the state. Riders from Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, and Alexandria. We ride single...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 711,790
Posted By Navaho
I was looking at those trails on Google Earth...

I was looking at those trails on Google Earth last night wondering if they connected. Thanks for the tracks. That will come in handy.

About 1/2 mile North of Steel Creek trail on Parker Ridge,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-17-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8,923
Views: 711,790
Posted By Navaho
Thanks for the photos and details, Bo. Been past...

Thanks for the photos and details, Bo. Been past those trails a few times but never noticed them. Adding to my routes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By Navaho
I just ordered one from Munn Racing. $135. ...

I just ordered one from Munn Racing. $135. There may be cheaper options but I will have peace of mind knowing I have a brand new pump. I have 20k miles on the bike, and I ride solo a lot and in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By Navaho
I want to get a spare pump for my 950SM. Where...

I want to get a spare pump for my 950SM. Where can I get one for a reasonable price? Don't care what brand it is.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Found it !!!

I found the problem :clap. A vacuum line was pinched. There is a valve mounted to the underside of the air box. Two lines attach to that valve and one of them, the one hanging straight down, had a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Checked the throttle sensor. It's spot on. .6v at...

Checked the throttle sensor. It's spot on. .6v at closed throttle. 3.6v at wot. Didn't really think that this would be the problem though.

The search continues.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Found this: Hard Starting: kelly duke...

Found this:

Hard Starting:
kelly duke 2000: Hi guys, bought a 06 950 with 13,500 miles on it. Started and ran great but never had the valves adjusted since break in. Took the bike in and had the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Could the throttle sensor have something to do...

Could the throttle sensor have something to do with this problem? I disconnected it and have no idea if I put it back in the correct position?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
That's true. So I don't suspect that the valves...

That's true. So I don't suspect that the valves are the issue. I tightened mine up on the exhaust side quite a bit since they were too loose by .02mm to .08 mm. I marked my cams and used the crank...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Choke cables are ok. It's hot outside and the...

Choke cables are ok. It's hot outside and the bike is warmed up. No choke needed.

I'll take it apart again and look at the carbs. Funny thing about this is that the bike runs perfect ONCE...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
EDIT: Guess I was wrong about the canister....

EDIT:
Guess I was wrong about the canister. Found this under the seat:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c57/navaho5800/KTM%20950%20Supermoto/photo.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Not sure what lines you are talking about. I...

Not sure what lines you are talking about. I hooked everything back up. Only puzzling thing that I saw was a fitting on the bottom of the air box that there was no line coming off of. Don't remember...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Bike was running good before the valve...

Bike was running good before the valve adjustment. Exhaust valves front and rear were .33 to .38. Spec is .25 - .30mm. I put all valves at .28. Intakes were perfect.

No testing done.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10,011
Views: 1,584,118
Posted By Navaho
Fuel pump?

I just finished a valve adjustment. Went to crank the bike (an '06 with 20k miles) and it wouldn't start. Gave it about half throttle and it finally started but reluctantly. Once it starts, it idles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
Bike finally started but there's a problem. I...

Bike finally started but there's a problem. I have to hold the throttle about half open and crank for several seconds before it will fire up. Once it's running, it idles perfectly and runs good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
It cranks. Gas in the tank. I can hear the pump...

It cranks. Gas in the tank. I can hear the pump priming. I can smell gas from the exhaust.

The 950SM does not have carb bowl drain lines. They are plugged. I'll start looking for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Navaho
950 will not start after valve adjustment

Just put it back together. Carbs were taken off for valve adjustment and were bone dry. Absolutely certain that the valve adjustment was done properly. Fuel line hooked up and fuel valves are open....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,549
Posted By Navaho
Can a converted dirt bike (offroad to...

Can a converted dirt bike (offroad to street-legal) purchased in another state be registered in LA as the same?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 122,694
Posted By Navaho
How serious of a trail rider are you? Are you...

How serious of a trail rider are you? Are you more interested in trails or gravel roads?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Navaho
I checked them with the brand new Mitutoyo...

I checked them with the brand new Mitutoyo calipers and looked for uneven wear and could not detect any. Proper way to do it is with a dial indicator :

http://youtu.be/npVdRwnI2sI

Going to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Navaho
Good advice. I bent all the feelers to about a...

Good advice. I bent all the feelers to about a 60 degrees. Checked TDC position twice, locked the crank, and measured several times. Same results both times. I use a "go", "no-go" approach. If a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Navaho
Exhaust valves loose !

Bought the bike with 12K miles. Now have 19k. Two front exhaust valves are too loose, .35mm and .38mm. I wasn't expecting that but I guess it is possible that the previous owner did something...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10,011
Views: 1,584,118
Posted By Navaho
Exhaust Valves Loose

Bought an '06 950SM a couple of years ago. Previous owner said valves were in spec. Now I have 20k miles. Checked valves - 6 of 8 are within spec. The two exhaust valves on the front cylinder are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Navaho
Concerned about the valves for now. I have it...

Concerned about the valves for now. I have it torn down. I have found a few threads where the exhausts were loose. Opposite of what you would expect. This guy found his exhaust valves loose and just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Navaho
KTM 950SM Exhaust valves loose

Bought an '06 950SM a couple of years ago. Previous owner said valves were in spec. Now I have 20k miles and all valves checked out within spec except the two exhaust valves on the front cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,338
Posted By Navaho
The only difference between the two is the rear...

The only difference between the two is the rear shock, right? The KTM has no linkage, the Husky does. Clicker settings, oil height, springs all make a huge difference too. Was your buddy's KTM...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Navaho
I recognize a lot of the areas you photographed. ...

I recognize a lot of the areas you photographed. Enjoyed looking at them. I've been dual sporting that area for 10 years. A KLR650, DR650 or BMW F800 would be ideal for what you are doing.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Navaho
I ride Fort Polk and Claiborne a lot. Get a...

I ride Fort Polk and Claiborne a lot. Get a small bike and trailer it there. You'll have a lot more fun and reduce damage to yourself and your bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,549
Posted By Navaho
Neither. That was a neck sprain. Cured after 3...

Neither. That was a neck sprain. Cured after 3 months on Mobic. I am feeling old. :cry Rotator cuff injury in November. Just now getting over that now I'm dealing with tennis elbow. Three different...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 44,549
Posted By Navaho
Jim, Thinking about end of April trip. ...

Jim,

Thinking about end of April trip. Waiting for tennis elbow to heal.:cry Send me a PM on when you are available in April (trail or dual sport) Probably will not make the WUDI ride. Need...
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