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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,575
Posted By zeropoint
gefr on here does a , by all accounts, reliable...

gefr on here does a , by all accounts, reliable and EXTREMELY good value replacement. your epic rtw story was part of the inspiration for me bagging my bike three years ago....great to see you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
That's what I thought....just saw people saying...

That's what I thought....just saw people saying that if you use the powercell taps you'd have to install an inline filter. Thanks....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
No they're not....but what Peanuts is suggesting...

No they're not....but what Peanuts is suggesting is to use the quick disconnect in the crossover fuel line, so the dry break is there and not at the tap.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
^^ neat. what are your thoughts on losing the...

^^ neat. what are your thoughts on losing the filter screens built into the oem taps ?

thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By zeropoint
Mine was incorrectly adjusted when I first...

Mine was incorrectly adjusted when I first installed it, resulting in some slipping at speed. a little further experimentation got it set just right.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,740,125
Posted By zeropoint
^ kinda....those two rear bolts you mention are...

^ kinda....those two rear bolts you mention are swapped out for ones with taller heads included in the kit....turning them into locating/seating pins. it's the dzus fastener that comes with the kit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
The quick disconnect on the crossover will help...

The quick disconnect on the crossover will help you get your tanks off quicker but they won't help prevent this from happening into the bargain......
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,740,125
Posted By zeropoint
Fantastic piece. Just use the sponge and...

Fantastic piece.

Just use the sponge and paint trick to mark the bottom of the glovebox and you can install without removing the tank. I left the little bolts holding the fusebox on the plate a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By zeropoint
Midwest Mountain Engineering clutch shorty here....

Midwest Mountain Engineering clutch shorty here. Love it. Paired with an Oberon clutch slave, nice light action.

There's a chart on the site. Looks like the 2009 990s have Magura clutch levers....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
Cool. Thanks Kev...

Cool. Thanks Kev...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
...one more thing. the fuel line is 5/16" and the...

...one more thing. the fuel line is 5/16" and the crossover is 1/4 " ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
^ thanks for clearing that up for me joe....

^ thanks for clearing that up for me joe....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By zeropoint
So there is enough slack for 3.25 inches with the...

So there is enough slack for 3.25 inches with the throttle housing flipped ? I have the 1.75 inch Rox on mine already with the throttle flipped...but an extra inch or so would be cool...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,982
Posted By zeropoint
not having removed my tanks yet :ear.....how many...

not having removed my tanks yet :ear.....how many fuel quick disconnects are there ? I know there's one on the left tank. Is there one on the right too ?

if you were swapping out for metal and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By zeropoint
New lights (55w HID low beam paired with a 42w...

New lights (55w HID low beam paired with a 42w Squadron Led hi beam) and adjustable fairing all in one.....

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/voodoomenu
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By zeropoint
might one of these work ? ...

might one of these work ?

http://www.off-the-road.de/en/Other-bikes/Oilcooler-acc/Oil-cooler-Coolblock-universal.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By zeropoint
^^ That's not a 2 up tall. Looks like the tall...

^^ That's not a 2 up tall. Looks like the tall V2.......the 2 up comfort tall has a stepped seat
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By zeropoint
this any help ? ...

this any help ?


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1032689
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By zeropoint
!!!! That is just plain scary......

!!!! That is just plain scary......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By zeropoint
^^ PM sent. Thanks.

^^ PM sent. Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 25,109
Posted By zeropoint
Can anyone confirm whether or not there is enough...

Can anyone confirm whether or not there is enough clearance for the lockable mount for a garmin zumo 660 ? Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks Kev...but where does the one on the right...

Thanks Kev...but where does the one on the right in the image above sit ? Up in the top of the calliper ? That 's the one you say can be left out ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By zeropoint
as tomdubz said.... "Pads out and it clips...

as tomdubz said....

"Pads out and it clips up into the caliper in the recess closest to the pin/bolt."

haven't noticed that one myself yet but it must sit up inside the top of the caliper......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By zeropoint
Ok....thanks.

Ok....thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By zeropoint
is this the right tool for the job ? and cross...

is this the right tool for the job ? and cross check with tune ecu ?
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By zeropoint
Thanks guys. Hodgo it's a 990 efi....so do I have...

Thanks guys. Hodgo it's a 990 efi....so do I have to look into throttle body sync ?

Zuber - is there a thread you can point me too for checking the voltage ? And am I in to Tune ECU to adjust it ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By zeropoint
In the thread I posted a link to the guy called...

In the thread I posted a link to the guy called it the guide plate....but yeah the part number on the exploded diagram is the retaining plate and they're are apparently two in the set.

@ op if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By zeropoint
It's the guide plate I would guess. Scroll...

It's the guide plate I would guess.

Scroll down this thread and you will see a picture of it showing how it should seat....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=161264
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By zeropoint
Slight chop from one exhaust at idle

I just noticed the other day that one exhaust is blowing slightly differently to the other. It's subtle but if I put my hand close to it get a "pap, pap, pap, pap" sound whereas as the other has a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By zeropoint
^^ This......I'd be looking at him funny if he...

^^ This......I'd be looking at him funny if he said that to me.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,185
Posted By zeropoint
Update: New rad cap was put on about 4000 miles...

Update: New rad cap was put on about 4000 miles ago while chasing hot running and small amounts of coolant loss. Bike has never actually overheated , just seems to run hot especially when riding in...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,141
Posted By zeropoint
Held Carese and Torno pants here but ditched the...

Held Carese and Torno pants here but ditched the inner liners for a goretex over jacket and arcteryx goretex pants with full length zipped legs for easy and quick entry and exit.....although when...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,066
Posted By zeropoint
^^ Interesting, thanks....I was looking for...

^^ Interesting, thanks....I was looking for something like this recently. if I'd known about it I might have replaced my worn out airhawk bag with one of these instead. Couldn't really see from the...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,066
Posted By zeropoint
The attachment system the Airhawk should come...

The attachment system the Airhawk should come with - Mini Rokstraps.

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r612/zeropoint808/orange%20Crush/f63caabf347939370a1238d1557c3a3c.jpg

The bra strap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By zeropoint
Sounds like you had the misfortune to find a...

Sounds like you had the misfortune to find a crappy dealer....

They said you'd lost 2 litres of coolant ? The bike only holds around 2 litres....

and for future reference, if you're leaving a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By zeropoint
Great write up and pics. Thanks.

Great write up and pics. Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,822
Posted By zeropoint
Sorry to hear this too.... I hear you about...

Sorry to hear this too....

I hear you about the therapeutic quality of these bikes. Mine brought similar benefits for me. Riding the bike is like a meditation. It's another yoga. You can't afford...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,431
Posted By zeropoint
Stunning craftsmanship....i think i will keep my...

Stunning craftsmanship....i think i will keep my twin akras though and use other methods to carry extra fuel.

I think I remember seeing somehwere that Rotty were going to do a 2 into 2 stainless...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,740,125
Posted By zeropoint
ahhh right, I see....so it just slides off the...

ahhh right, I see....so it just slides off the flanged adapter piece. cool...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,740,125
Posted By zeropoint
^^ Yours evidently came off easier than mine !

^^ Yours evidently came off easier than mine !
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