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Forum: Vendors 10-01-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By chasfactor
Have used Uship many times, all with good to...

Have used Uship many times, all with good to excellent results. Patience and communication is key. Near end of auction, smaller shippers will bid very close to your preferred price if its within...
Forum: Europe 08-03-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,769
Posted By chasfactor
Going touring out of Hieldelberg this week

Greetings all,

Renting a 800GS from Knopf tours in Hieldelberg this week, not sure where to go, but Stefan will advise. Open to suggestions, and would love to meet like minded riders for a beer....
Forum: Racing 05-22-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,370
Posted By chasfactor
Every moto head should go to IOM, went last year,...

Every moto head should go to IOM, went last year, its over the top!

CW
Truckee
Forum: Racing 11-04-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,941
Posted By chasfactor
Greetings, Can anyone give a good estimate...

Greetings,

Can anyone give a good estimate of when the leaders will come thru the last pit stop No 18, north of La Paz? Nov 18th?

Thanks,

CW
Forum: Racing 11-04-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By chasfactor
Hi.... I will be near La Paz around Nov...

Hi....

I will be near La Paz around Nov 17/18, the last pit stop, No 18 is north of La Paz... anyone have any idea of when some of the racers would be coming through there?

Thanks,

CW
Forum: Racing 06-16-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,774
Posted By chasfactor
Stoked, I am headed to the Silverstone circuit...

Stoked, I am headed to the Silverstone circuit tomorrow from London to watch the GP!

COOL! Go Spies!

CW
Truckee CA
Forum: Racing 06-04-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,416
Posted By chasfactor
Fatal non racing moto crash caused 2hour race...

Fatal non racing moto crash caused 2hour race delay

CW
Forum: Latin America 08-17-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 30,221
Posted By chasfactor
Greetings all, Great thread! I have...

Greetings all,

Great thread!

I have ridden a KTM950 from Santiago to TDF to BA.
I am wondering if any of you guys would be interested in chasing the Dakar Rally this Jan?
I would rent a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By chasfactor
Many thanks guys! Great ideas! Hey, i picked up...

Many thanks guys! Great ideas! Hey, i picked up this bike in LA last spring for a great deal, actually I have not ridden at all 0 miles! But I am taking it to Baja so that rocks!
CW
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By chasfactor
Help: DRZ400E needs carb adj or rejet

Hi all .....

Can someone recommend what I should do with a 03 DRZ400E that is unable to hold idle or run at 6000ft. Bike was from LA and only ridden 200mi. Bike is like new. Now at Lake Tahoe...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 343,898
Posted By chasfactor
Espiritu... Hola! Feliz Navidad! Thank you...

Espiritu...

Hola! Feliz Navidad! Thank you for your post! I am in Buenos Aires and will ride my KTM950 to see some of the Dakar!

I am interested in staying in Cordoba on some parts of my...
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By chasfactor
All good recommendations here! I would say any...

All good recommendations here! I would say any part of the Carretera Austral is epic. I rode south after Puerto Mont and the ferries to near Chaiten and on to and around the epic lake to Chile Chico...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,754
Posted By chasfactor
Yo! I am going! My 950 is in storage in Buenos...

Yo! I am going! My 950 is in storage in Buenos Aires at famous Dakarmotos.com. I am meeting up with some guides in San Rafael or Mendoza and then ride over to Valparaiso, Chile. There is a rest day...
Forum: Latin America 09-29-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By chasfactor
Hache... lets have that in english please! We...

Hache... lets have that in english please! We know you speak excellent Castelleno!

Chas Walter
Lake Tahoe, CA
Forum: Racing 08-20-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,373
Posted By chasfactor
I have a KTM 950 in Buenos Aires waiting to do...

I have a KTM 950 in Buenos Aires waiting to do this also. Also interested in selling possibly to the right person. 05.5 950S tricked out maximum with under 10K. Everything imaginable on the bike from...
Forum: Latin America 07-31-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By chasfactor
You need to contact Sandra at Dakar Motos in...

You need to contact Sandra at Dakar Motos in Buenos Aires. She likely can help you. Google Dakar Motos in Buenos Aires.

Chas
Forum: Latin America 05-07-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By chasfactor
HEy H.... I am in BA now. Leaving my KTM950...

HEy H....

I am in BA now. Leaving my KTM950 here for a Jan 09 trip North to USA.

Would like to ride with someone!

I am flying back next week via Peru and Panama.

Would like to talk...
Forum: Latin America 04-30-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By chasfactor
Hello...are you out there. check in. I have been...

Hello...are you out there. check in. I have been here since Feb 08. I am leaving my bike unti Jan 09 to ride back to the US after following the Dakar rally to Chile.
I am looking to ride with...
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By chasfactor
where art thou now?

hey kev..

iam in puerto mont and leaving fri on carretera austral. looking to ride the whole road down to o higgins and then back a short distance to get across to argentina..

just checking in...
Forum: Regional forums 12-27-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By chasfactor
what happened to you guys`

hola..

just saw this thread. i am down in chile now. just left santiago.

where are you guys now?

chas
ktm950
Forum: Latin America 12-19-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By chasfactor
Argentina

Greetings...


Sorry for your circumstance. I headed to Chile and Argentina on Xmas and New Years and riding my KTM950 all around for a few months.

If I can do anything please let me know....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 11-28-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,785
Posted By chasfactor
To your health

Greetings sir,

What grace yoiu have! Sorry for your injuries and best wishes to your recovery!
Are you in Colombia?
I had not contacted you previously. I am interested in GPS mapping in...
Forum: Americas 11-24-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,451
Posted By chasfactor
LA to Santiago to TdF

Hi guys/gals..

Prepping now and leaving on a plane for Chile Dec 16th with 950S. Will ride down to Tierra del Fuego and around Argentina and Chile and up to Peru and Colombia.

Hopefully I...
Forum: Latin America 11-22-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By chasfactor
From La Paz you should come over the mtn to La...

From La Paz you should come over the mtn to La Ventana and check it out. Kiteboarding and Windsurfing scene with no wind at this time and really nice beach to walk and maybe fly a small kite for some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By chasfactor
If ever in need again .. always consider the...

If ever in need again .. always consider the local KOA campgrounds.

i am storing a sprinter van and 6.10 trailer in sepe spots for 70ea. not bad at all truly.

chas

going riding in chile
Forum: Trip Planning 11-15-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,666
Posted By chasfactor
Sony TZ series

Hey guys/gals...

Just went for the Sony TZ160. 11.1in screen, sub 3lbs. Very nice but very expensive no doubt. Hope it holds up riding from Argentina/Chile to CALIF.

Ciao!

Chas
Forum: Latin America 11-14-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By chasfactor
Hi.. will be in the area Dec/Jan/Feb? and will...

Hi.. will be in the area Dec/Jan/Feb? and will touch base ..perhaps can meet up. Riding KTM950. Will wave and stop!

Chas
Forum: Latin America 11-14-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By chasfactor
Hi... might meet you in Santiago area or...

Hi... might meet you in Santiago area or somewheres and ride down with you. I am Fedex'g into Santiago around Dec 17th...

Ciao,

Chas
Forum: Americas 10-29-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,306
Posted By chasfactor
LAN Cargo

R dubb...others..

I am about to ship from LAX to Santiago via LAN Cargo. I have the contact info for LAN in LA.

Two flights per week go through Miami to LAX or vice versa .....

Cost is...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
regrets, maybe?

thanks again guys...

I wish I would have done the fan bypass hot wire, though I did not know about this initially in the mtns when I first abandoned the bike.
The thing that really got me scared...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
bad gas and thermoswitch

it appears that it was the thermoswitch that the fan plugs into. fan did not come on and when a new one was installed it worked fine.
also believe some very bad gas was a factor. i had got some...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
back in usa

yo.. back in phoenix now after double bus rides with 950 in cargo bay below! crazy, had to remove wheels to get it stuffed in one bus.

looking more and more like maybe not a water pump issue.. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
crazy .. but i might be getting the bike on a...

crazy .. but i might be getting the bike on a freaking BUS and overnite drive to nogales and possible change bus and on to phoenix..
drained fuel and ready to lay it down on side...

any reason...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
water pump seal munched

hey guys..

two different factory trained lc8 techs (scuderia and elite) have advised me based on my descriptions to retire the bike and get it back up to the states for inspection and repair.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
oil check-change-thermostat-fan

thanks guys..
ok will check oil filter manana for sure, agreed its easy. have a spare new one with me. thinkin i will change oil altogether with some synthetic i can get here.. its like 5w-50 though...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
Fan not coming on

Ok.. just took for short slow ride around town after seeing water-coolant level was ok in radiator, starting getting warm enough to go to all bars but top one. fan was NOT coming on. did not achieve...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
water level in radiator when cold is good

just checked the water level at radiator cap...

water-coolant right to the top at cold...good news right?

water-coolant in resevoir bottle is very low...

chas
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
05.5 950

i have a 05.5 model year 950..thought they addressed that pretty well by then.. i had a 04 water pump rebuilt to avoid the issue...

not saying that cant happen still though..

how do i check...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
new oil

i do have a new factory oil filter.. could do a basic change and replace with mexicos finest that i can get around here...

the oil when i checked seemed good and dark.. will check again...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,147
Posted By chasfactor
mexico help

hey guys..

so much appreciate all the check tips!

just getting to the things now.. had to nap after 8hr all night drive arrival 5am!

when i first dealt with it.. it spit out some stuff...
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