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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11,192
Views: 2,390,656
Posted By Corni
Installed sidestand relocating plate and welded...

Installed sidestand relocating plate and welded bigger plate for more surface area to the end of sidestand to prevent it from 'digging into dirt'.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,705
Posted By Corni
I wish not and I think I'm not alone. This would...

I wish not and I think I'm not alone. This would be one of the features that 1 would be happy and 99 from hundred wouldn't.. Thinking how much this would serve bg's I'd suggest if you'd like to have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,424
Posted By Corni
I'll give thumbs up for Oxford also. I've got the...

I'll give thumbs up for Oxford also. I've got the sports model with more grip and 3/4 power is as much as you need in my case too. I don’t know much about other heaters but these are using PWM to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 169,237
Posted By Corni
From those Kamanya pictures I could conclude that...

From those Kamanya pictures I could conclude that if you want to stay upright in deep soft sand, keep the throttle open.. Never had a chance to ride on so soft sand so I’m just watching the pictures...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11,192
Views: 2,390,656
Posted By Corni
Got new Excel rim with stainless steel spokes on...

Got new Excel rim with stainless steel spokes on front.

http://i44.tinypic.com/xcstu1.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11,192
Views: 2,390,656
Posted By Corni
Bit preventative maintenance. Replaced ignition...

Bit preventative maintenance. Replaced ignition switch wirings to highly flexible silicon cable.

http://i51.tinypic.com/2r6fjq1.jpg

Also made key switch connector waterproof by filling...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Corni
These bolts should be treated with copper- or...

These bolts should be treated with copper- or similar anti seize compound as early as possible. I took mine off approx second birthday of the bike and they were about to galling. So these and chain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 169,237
Posted By Corni
http://i54.tinypic.com/16az1n6.png Sorry...

http://i54.tinypic.com/16az1n6.png

Sorry for the crappy picture, it's capture from video.. 16+ yards are the figures..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,442
Posted By Corni
In my opinion if the bike is 05 with 1300 miles...

In my opinion if the bike is 05 with 1300 miles on it I wouldn't be surprised if that funny color is in fact rust.
If the bike haven’t been ridden for many years, no oil changes and probably...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,153
Posted By Corni
If you ride much dusty conditions forget oilers.....

If you ride much dusty conditions forget oilers.. If mostly tarmac they’re good. IMHO.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,955
Posted By Corni
Has anyone replaced these wires to silicon wires?...

Has anyone replaced these wires to silicon wires? They would be more flexible and handle bending and movement better. Thing to consider...

-C
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-14-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By Corni
Just recently did the waterpump overhaul because...

Just recently did the waterpump overhaul because I noticed that the impeller had scratched the pump cover. Anyway, I also noticed that the impeller was very tight so I just pressed the axle out with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,672
Posted By Corni
I would be confident on changing those bolts to...

I would be confident on changing those bolts to st/st if you're using some metal free anti seize compound on them at least when the other component is aluminium. But if original bolt were 10.9 or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Corni
Also it's very vital that you put the bearings...

Also it's very vital that you put the bearings there straight. They'll stuck immediately if even a bit slant.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Corni
Tom: If it's over the top mark it's too much....

Tom: If it's over the top mark it's too much. Fluid expands when it gets hot.

Have you read the manual? From -09 on, coolant temperature scale changed to 12 bars (you seem to have -09 model). 6...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Corni
Don't use soapy water or water at all when...

Don't use soapy water or water at all when installing that film. It will get gray and hazy if you do. Just check that it is aligned and use some rubber spatula or similar to swipe it there..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Posted By Corni
uscincpac: There's nothing wrong with your oil...

uscincpac: There's nothing wrong with your oil jet. The design of that part is that the center part protrudes like that and from those pictures you can see that there is a tiny hole in the middle....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By Corni
You could ask some buddy to ride with you behind...

You could ask some buddy to ride with you behind and tell him/her to observe if there is any blue smoke coming from your pipes. That amount of oil consumption is visible from your exhaust for sure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Corni
Tony, I noticed from those pictures that you...

Tony, I noticed from those pictures that you don't have the "nipple" attached to the air filter box where SAS hose used to be connected. That hose which is connected to magnetic valve seem to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Corni
If all bars are on and blinking, then you need to...

If all bars are on and blinking, then you need to stop and let it cool. It's not yet overheated if it's second to the last. How much coolant did you had on your expand reservoir when you left? I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By Corni
Hello Carli, I'd like to bring my findings...

Hello Carli,

I'd like to bring my findings on euro 2009 non R. With similar to akra pipes (wings) with the smallest insert. I drove few thousand km's and on maintenance changed spark plugs and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Corni
Lost spark on slow speed

I've had lately this strange problem on my -09 990. When driving constant slow speed ~25-30mph with low rev under 4k or so it's like ignition cut's off for a second and after that it will pop. This...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,092
Posted By Corni
If you were driving mostly in sandy conditions...

If you were driving mostly in sandy conditions its better not to have oiler, in my opinion... The amount of sand-oil paste that is forming on chain, sprockets and surrounding area is no way washable...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,068
Posted By Corni
So true.. These bikes are like spanking your butt...

So true.. These bikes are like spanking your butt to twist the throttle. "I'm bored, could you rev me up a bit.. please" :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,068
Posted By Corni
I'd say get it if you want. It's just a matter of...

I'd say get it if you want. It's just a matter of self control. If you know your limits and respect them, you're as safe as with any bike. 15 years ago I drove 50cc and now I have driven 990 for two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,560
Posted By Corni
Short clip from my favorite viewing angle :evil ...

Short clip from my favorite viewing angle :evil

Here (http://tinypic.com/r/2hxlkjc/7)

-C
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By Corni
It's so strange why there is much deviation on...

It's so strange why there is much deviation on these bikes and maps when it comes to fuel consumption. I have 2009 990 and with original mufflers I had ~42mpg average. When I changed mufflers to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By Corni
Building oil pressure before engine start

Hello,

Is there an easy and safe way to build oil pressure to the engine before letting the engine run? After oil change this could be useful, because it takes so long for the engine to build oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,192
Views: 2,390,656
Posted By Corni
Changed oil and noticed this: ...

Changed oil and noticed this:

http://i52.tinypic.com/2agt4ci.jpg

On last service by the dealer they didn't check fuel line routings and quick disconnect coupling were pressing between frame...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,192
Views: 2,390,656
Posted By Corni
Did change fork oil and install 0.54kg/mm...

Did change fork oil and install 0.54kg/mm springs.. :evil

http://i53.tinypic.com/2njkhf9.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,929
Posted By Corni
This is not true. You've messed up something else...

This is not true. You've messed up something else then, if it's not showing temperature on display...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,886,002
Posted By Corni
From my recent trip... ...

From my recent trip...

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/1809/postitie.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By Corni
On my -09 right hand side is rubbed, so I don't...

On my -09 right hand side is rubbed, so I don't think they've done any changes on design. Need to fix it soon...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By Corni
I thought that I'll share how I finally installed...

I thought that I'll share how I finally installed Pro-oiler on my bike. Hopefully it will be helpful for someone or give some ideas.

I installed the oil container where SAS solenoid valve used to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,659
Posted By Corni
Euro bikes don't have canister. You can skip that...

Euro bikes don't have canister. You can skip that part and start from SAS removal on Katooms excellent writeup...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 72,025
Posted By Corni
Just did my first oil jet cleaning and I wanted...

Just did my first oil jet cleaning and I wanted to be well equipped to get that jet screw out there.

http://img808.imageshack.us/img808/6514/tools.jpg

Wrong! :lol3 That hollow ground...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By Corni
Pro Oiler on 990 ABS

Hello All,

Has anyone installed Pro oiler to 990 Adventure ABS? I'm planning to buy that but I'm in doubt is there adequate space to fit oil container and other equipment, because ABS devices...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,386
Posted By Corni
I also had minor problems on getting connector...

I also had minor problems on getting connector out, because there were not much slack. Use screwdriver to press that lock down. That way I got the connector apart. I took the pins out from switch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,886,002
Posted By Corni
Southern Finland.. Funny, that same looking...

Southern Finland.. Funny, that same looking environment..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,603
Posted By Corni
Did Heidenau started producing K60 in size 150/70...

Did Heidenau started producing K60 in size 150/70 r18 again or does this Ebay seller have old stock? Any idea..

-C
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