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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By BCBelstaff
Single track/ hill climbs and I've seen the temp...

Single track/ hill climbs and I've seen the temp gauge on my 950 one bar from the top.... My buddy on his 990 riding with me was exactly the same. I installed the lower temp fan switch but it seems...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By BCBelstaff
West Harrison Adventure: Ural Gear Up, KLR650, KTM 950, KTM 990

A spring 2014 Dual sport BC ride up the West Harrison FSR. A Ural Gear up, a couple of KLR650s and a pair of KTM 990/950s take on the trails. Good times had by all.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Well I've got my 950 back after the rebuild....

Well I've got my 950 back after the rebuild. Longest wait was for KTM NA to deliver the pistons that were on a two month back order. I can honestly say I've never heard this thing run this quiet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,666
Posted By BCBelstaff
First Gear riding pants wore through with a 3...

First Gear riding pants wore through with a 3 inch hole on the ass. Somehow the shorts I had on underneath were completely undamaged. Must have been down to the last tread of textile. Mechanix...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,474
Posted By BCBelstaff
As far as I can remember I was just starting to...

As far as I can remember I was just starting to roll on the throttle again. Maybe it was slightly dragging with out me being aware:dunno
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,474
Posted By BCBelstaff
Hard to see on the video, but hand was off the...

Hard to see on the video, but hand was off the front brake through the whole turn.
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,474
Posted By BCBelstaff
KTM 950 80kph crash

Crashed my 950 on my way down to ride the WABDR last year. Cant even count how lucky I was. Picked the bike up and just kept on riding!

http://youtu.be/98hyrjEPwOA
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,666
Posted By BCBelstaff
Shes a tough old girl and has ridden many miles...

Shes a tough old girl and has ridden many miles since the crash. more or less just dusted it off and finished the rest of the 1500 KM ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,666
Posted By BCBelstaff
To me it felt 100% like the rear tire slipping...

To me it felt 100% like the rear tire slipping out but after watching the video 100 times it almost looks like the front end tucks just before the back end slides out. Suspension has been...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,666
Posted By BCBelstaff
I'm going to stir up a hornets nest here, but the...

I'm going to stir up a hornets nest here, but the D908rr 140 rear tire is too small for the stock rear rim and doesn't provide good street traction at lean angles.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,666
Posted By BCBelstaff
KTM 950 80kph crash. Built KTM Tough.

Low sided my 950 on the way to ride the WABDR last year. When I saw the bike flip I was thinking I had totaled it. In truth there was almost no damage and I rode it away and completed the rest of a...
Forum: Canada 02-05-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By BCBelstaff
Check out the Telkwa pass!...

Check out the Telkwa pass! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=526847
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By BCBelstaff
Lipstick on a pig. Spend that some money on the...

Lipstick on a pig. Spend that some money on the KTM suspension and see how much they close that gap.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,682,212
Posted By BCBelstaff
Went to order a pair of piston kits for my 950...

Went to order a pair of piston kits for my 950 Adventure. was quoted $520 Canadian for each piston. :huh . Good thing its only a twin right. Thankfully they are available for $380 in the USA. even...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Plan is to stake all the oil jets in place as per...

Plan is to stake all the oil jets in place as per the KTM tech bulletin.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
for those interested the problem was that one of...

for those interested the problem was that one of the oil jets that lubricate the front piston had backed itself out and was laying in the bottom of the crankcase. KTM had a TB regarding this issue as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Well the word is in people. Looks like one of the...

Well the word is in people. Looks like one of the oil jets was laying in the bottom of the case as shown in the pictures. At this point the main bearings and rod
bearings all feel good.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Thanks for the input. I measured this clearance...

Thanks for the input. I measured this clearance before I replaced the tensioners and both cylinders measured in spec.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Both were replaced without success sadly. Many...

Both were replaced without success sadly. Many have said that the sound is normal but after 4 years with the bike I can tell you the way it sounds now 100% worse. Its like the first few seconds...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Well after much thought and much looking at used...

Well after much thought and much looking at used engines on ebay I've decided to go ahead and have the motor completely rebuilt. Used engine ranged from $1500-$2500 plus shipping and in my mind were...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Not sure if I can live with the bike having 1/3...

Not sure if I can live with the bike having 1/3 normal oil pressure aha
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Thanks everyone for the input so far. Does anyone...

Thanks everyone for the input so far. Does anyone know what I need to transfer over to make a 990 engine to make it work with my existing carbed set up?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
I replaced the pressure pump housing and spring...

I replaced the pressure pump housing and spring before this in an attempt to solve the problem but it looks like the damage was done and there is still 1/3 normal pressure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Well I found a reputable shop in WA state with...

Well I found a reputable shop in WA state with the proper tools to get an oil pressure reading. Looks like my 950 has about 1/3 the oil pressure it should have at all conditions. KTM north america is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,607
Posted By BCBelstaff
Your Bike sounds exactly like mine... I've been...

Your Bike sounds exactly like mine... I've been fighting this issue for months now.

Things I’ve tried:
- Idle raised to 1600RPM- No change
-triple Check that oil level is correct (then changed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
Thanks for the response! I made sure to check...

Thanks for the response! I made sure to check this before I replaced the camchain tensioners. Bother cam chains measured in spec as per the manual.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
Thought about this as well, but the fact that the...

Thought about this as well, but the fact that the low pressure condition seems to only exist at idle makes me suspect otherwise. If the cap had come out I believe I would have oil pressure issues at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
TB 6030 apparently addresses BACK-PRESSURE VALVE...

TB 6030 apparently addresses BACK-PRESSURE VALVE CPL.
Part# 60030090300. From the part diagram this looks like a valve in the hose the runs from the magneto cover to the Airbox
(replaces part #...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
Despite Hours of digging around in the HOW I've...

Despite Hours of digging around in the HOW I've been unable to diagnose this problem so I thought I would throw it out the the ADV comunity

Symptoms: Extremely loud chain slap (worse then usual...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BCBelstaff
KTM tech bulletin 0630 Back Pressure Relief valve

After running my VIN through KTM twins it looks like my bike shows "Open" status on TB0630. After searching the HOW and Google I haven't been able to turn up any information. I've been trying to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
WIll check this out. Were you able to see that...

WIll check this out. Were you able to see that the seal was distorted from the outside?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
That sounds like the next step. magnetic plug and...

That sounds like the next step. magnetic plug and filter came out without any shrapnel visible. I also would like to think the the oil pump would be good for more then 40k kms
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Sorry slight typo there. Oil is changed every...

Sorry slight typo there. Oil is changed every 8000km with motorex 10-60.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
Forgot to mention that I replaced the check valve...

Forgot to mention that I replaced the check valve as well as the hose it connects too. Good catch though!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
OEM oil filter in both cases. When the issues...

OEM oil filter in both cases. When the issues originally happened and left me stranded on the side of the road I even tried running it without the oil filter for a moment to see if that was the cause...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
hmm.... the oil was changed when I took it apart...

hmm.... the oil was changed when I took it apart for the service. but the oil was only 10k km old when the issue started anyways. Oil level was good in both cases. As far as the cam chains go I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,813
Posted By BCBelstaff
KTM 950 loud chain slap and flickering oil pressure light at Idle (not waterpump)

Despite Hours of digging around in the HOW I've been unable to diagnose this problem so I thought I would throw it out the the ADV comunity before I gave up and took the 9-fiddy to the stealership. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,592
Posted By BCBelstaff
As someone dealing with a 950 adv oil pressure...

As someone dealing with a 950 adv oil pressure issue this is more or less my worst nightmare. I've ruled out the waterpump seal as my issue so I've ordered up new cam chain tensioners, the updated...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,883
Posted By BCBelstaff
All my life everything has always been to small...

All my life everything has always been to small for me, clothing, cars, you name it. For once its nice to have something the was made with the tall guy in mind. I hope KTM keeps it just the way it is.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 88,584
Posted By BCBelstaff
..When you go for a ride with your buddy you...

..When you go for a ride with your buddy you start watching the coolant level on HIS 990 as well.,,:wink:
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