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Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,206
Posted By garfield
cable

helmet lock, fastens under the seat.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 19,934
Posted By garfield
split, good idea!:clap

split, good idea!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By garfield
the Pirelli Scorp Rally seems to be a very...

the Pirelli Scorp Rally seems to be a very popular choice. can someone tell me why the Pirelli website doesn't recamend that tire for the 990A? and what is the difference between a 54R M+S TL and a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By garfield
990A front tire

thank you all for your responses. you all have a tire that works well for you and I like those choices also on my smaller lighter 525. these tires were covered extensively in the many threads I have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By garfield
front tire

I have searched many tire threads but haven't really found what I'm looking for, so I'll try my own. I kneed to match a front tire to my D908RR rear. I'm happy with the TKC80 other than the weak side...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,549
Posted By garfield
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By garfield
I went with the oem, as this service will last to...

I went with the oem, as this service will last to the end of my warranty period. HiFlo from now on!
thanks for your input all
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By garfield
KTM warranty

do think KTM would void my warranty if I would have an engine fail? I read about them coming unglued (hf158 only) here but I can't find it.
thanks, garfield:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By garfield
hiflo oil filters

any up to date info on the hf-158 filters? do they really come unglued? hiflo once made the oem filters for my smaller KTMs, no problems there.
thanks, garfield:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,929
Posted By garfield
windscreen horror!

my windscreen contact story in brief. I was riding a dual sport event at Yosemite on my 990A, hit a square edge hole at speed, bottomed the forks and as result put my face on the screen. I had the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By garfield
:beer cans travel better

:beer cans travel better
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By garfield
windshield danger

just a "HEADS UP" to all with a 990A. on a recent dual sport run at Yosemite I had a freak accident. I bottomed my front forks on a square edge pot hole at speed. my head went down on the windshield...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,702
Posted By garfield
I installed a Ballistic EVO2 8 cell on my 08 990A...

I installed a Ballistic EVO2 8 cell on my 08 990A today, fully charged and won"t turn the motor over!! anyone have any info for me? Cross reference chart tells me I've got the correct battery....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,056
Posted By garfield
zumo 550

my zumo has been on my 990a since new(2008) but very rarely turned on. now I'm going on a gps guided tour but something isn't right. unit turns on only to tell me my map needs an update, should it...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,779
Posted By garfield
ortlieb qrl

thanks scott, do you know if the Ortiieb Qrl from Aerostich fit without modification? Aerostich couldn't say for sure, doe's anyone know for sure? HB KTM racks on a 990.:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,779
Posted By garfield
Ortlieb QRL, just what I was looking for, thanks!...

Ortlieb QRL, just what I was looking for, thanks! SMT bag project worth looking in to.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,779
Posted By garfield
soft panniers/saddle bags

does any one make soft panniers/saddle bags that mount to the KTM carrier system, that do NOT strap over (or under) the seat? thanks for any ideas.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By garfield
I read somewhere that automotive coolants contain...

I read somewhere that automotive coolants contain silica to scrub the water passages in the block, such scrubbing supposedly raises hell in a motorcycle.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By garfield
santa barbara parking

motorcycles park for free in all city parking lots in santa barbara, and it's not a bad place to visit, just sayin.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-24-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By garfield
THANKS FOR THE INFO!!! may be I should have...

THANKS FOR THE INFO!!! may be I should have bought a few:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By garfield
908 RR on ADV?

just had a 140/80 908RR put on my 4.5" 990A rim, doesn't look right. Dunlop web sight says it is for a 3.5" rim. Should I be concerned ?? Or should I just go wear it out ??. Thanks for your much...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By garfield
happens to mine from time to time, just grab it...

happens to mine from time to time, just grab it and push it back on, no trick.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By garfield
990A seat

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636978
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 12,823
Posted By garfield
missing i-phone

anyone come home from Troy overflow with an extra i-phone? would really like to get it back.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By garfield
Dakar (Sand) Man stickers

ebay motors, look up KTM parts
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,069
Posted By garfield
Eureka, I have found it. My 10 minute up-grade...

Eureka, I have found it. My 10 minute up-grade only took me two hours. Thank you for your help! Much appreciated.:clap :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,069
Posted By garfield
help[

trying to do this (easy) mod but having trouble. (08 adv) my wires are black, blue, and red. no green. WTF
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 32,569
Posted By garfield
pipe threader

the Rigid copy power pipe threader they sell is junk! gave it away after 2 days of frustration. got the Rigid now, $700. more but it works
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,009
Posted By garfield
can I go next time?

would like to join you all on your next ride in this area
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By garfield
skid marks not necessarily where you can see...

skid marks not necessarily where you can see them, maybe?:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By garfield
Pissed thanks peanuts, problem solved. went to remove...

thanks peanuts, problem solved. went to remove the slave cylinder only to find the 2 bolts were loose. Dealer installed a 16 tooth sprocket last week and must have gotten side tracked. No harm, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By garfield
08 990A clutch mystery

this morning when I went for a short street ride I noticed a different feel in clutch pull. after a few miles the pull got very difficult and would not disengage, made stop signs interesting. when I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By garfield
Up date on my 3 drops a day leak, the o rings my...

Up date on my 3 drops a day leak, the o rings my dealer ordered in October for my fuel pump arrived this week. During the installation they found the leak was a crack in the tank near the pump, now a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By garfield
leak

same year, same bike, same leak. slowed it down by tightening up the 4 screws on the fuel pump but it still weeps a little. bike has only 1200 miles on it so it may be related to sitting for two...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By garfield
Santa Barbara MotorSports has a black 990A, I got...

Santa Barbara MotorSports has a black 990A, I got the orange one. good luck!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By garfield
08 vs. 09 990A

is a new 09 990A worth $3000 more than a new 08? Please fill me in on any differences, if you have the time. thanks, Garfield:ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,530
Posted By garfield
Fantastic responses, thank you all. The 800 is a...

Fantastic responses, thank you all. The 800 is a Rotax? I did not know. I had an ATK/Rotax, bullet proof.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,530
Posted By garfield
F800GS vs. 990 ADV or enduro

Would like to get my first adventure bike in the near future. I'd like to be brand loyal and get another KTM, (have had 8, still have 2) The maintainance on the 990 scares me a little. The BMW looks...
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