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Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By kiw
A lot of great info indeed ! I appreciate the...

A lot of great info indeed ! I appreciate the interest guys, thanks!

I hate to do this, but I am actually looking to sell the bike. I realized this weekend after a long ride in the back country...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Got it. But pipes are priceyyyy! X) Im gonna...

Got it. But pipes are priceyyyy!
X)
Im gonna go on the dyno at the Ventura county motorsport, CA get some numbers down. Anyone been there before?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Thanks And what about getting new pipes...

Thanks

And what about getting new pipes while keeping the air filter would that help?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
No worries Kiwis ;) oh really... That is...

No worries Kiwis ;)


oh really... That is what is causing the poor gas mileage? I like it because it is convenient to access the carbs though.


I will try going back to a stock setup then....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
LateNate let me know how it goes for you. I've...

LateNate let me know how it goes for you. I've been through that process already - I got the IGT air filter in addition - but I still have crappy mileage. Tuning the carbs did not solve it for me....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
And putting bck the SAS EPC system too? What...

And putting bck the SAS EPC system too?
What about getting a set of aftermarket pipes would that work?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Hey guys, Had a chance to get in the carbs, new...

Hey guys,
Had a chance to get in the carbs, new setup is 172/175, 42, 4mm and 3clip on the needle. Im still not happy with the performance especially at high speed...

Honestly Im getting tired of...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
You know Orangecide, when I first got the factory...

You know Orangecide, when I first got the factory pro kit I put the 45's on and I think my bike doesn't like them for whatever reason!

When first I opened up my carbs a couple months ago - I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Mousitas, I do have stock exhaust on. Okay...

Mousitas, I do have stock exhaust on.

Okay so I tuned my carbs, now I have 170 / 175 mains, 42 low speed jet, needle 2rd clip, 4 mm on the floats, and 1.75 turns on the idle screws.

I prefer...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
thanks Chuck, great thread! I'll touch the...

thanks Chuck, great thread!
I'll touch the carbs and keep you posted.
What is needed to do the maintenance on the fuel filter?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
ChrisC

ChrisC
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Why? ^^

Why? ^^
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
What I thought it was the opposite?! It's running...

What I thought it was the opposite?! It's running a litte lean right now.
I used to have my floats at 4mm and it was bogging and all.
I am confused now...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
Deception my bike is not fuel injected. It's the...

Deception my bike is not fuel injected. It's the last year of the carbs.
It just did a valve check, everything looks good.
I didnt check the Fuel filter yet, next on the list.

Chuckracer, my...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By kiw
low mpg

Ever since I did the SAS and EPC on my 2006 KTM 950 I have a pretty low mpg. I am talking around 20 mpg commuting average... I am shocked when I see numbers on the forum in the 30's, 40's.
I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
That is some very good advice Veesquared. thank...

That is some very good advice Veesquared. thank you.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Nevermind I guess. it did fire up out of the...

Nevermind I guess. it did fire up out of the blue.
It run exceptionally hot though, the fan was almost always on...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
what is the "vac port"? I'd be surprised if it...

what is the "vac port"?
I'd be surprised if it was the carbs, since I didnt touch them, and cleaned them out recently.
I double checked the coils - 3clicks ;)
I have to says that since I broke one...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Ok so I finally put everything back together -...

Ok so I finally put everything back together - had some delay with work and parts to order - !
When I fire the bike runs strong, about 2k, for about 10 secs then the idle drops to 1k to finally...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Another day on the bicycle ...

Another day on the bicycle ...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
I wish! I have more over torque problems to...

I wish!
I have more over torque problems to deal with.
The little 4 M6 on the cap of cylinder head wont torque back to specs - 10 Nm - I'm not sure why, maybe the rubber?
Now got to tap, heli...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Good points! No it must the be the camera, the...

Good points!
No it must the be the camera, the lights on the pictures, i dont know, the thread is pretty clean. I started it with hand.
I dont have a boroscope, or compressed air though...
I'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Thanks guys, really appreciate the help, the...

Thanks guys, really appreciate the help, the solidarity.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
That should be all the pieces ;) ...

That should be all the pieces ;)

https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/149321_769662119728304_735950345_n.jpg

Got it with an ez-out, easy.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Btw, I have the washer ;)

Btw, I have the washer ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Got it. What do you mean Charlie? Ok...

Got it.

What do you mean Charlie?

Ok now when I eventually get it out, how do I prevent from this happening again using the Ktm tool?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Charlie I like those stud extractors, I wonder if...

Charlie I like those stud extractors, I wonder if you can get those at the auto shop..?
Ok so I took a look inside, it seems to me that what is left is the thread and the head. The ceramique piece...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
Here's the pic of the plug: ...

Here's the pic of the plug:
https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/1521514_768717926489390_2036413831_n.jpg

I'm thinking of using the other half and see if it will grip...
A...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,468
Posted By kiw
broken spark plug

So, I was doing a valve check on my 2006 Ktm 950, everything going well, until I put the new spark plug in the front cylinder. Crack in half!
I must have over torqued-it because it broke right in...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By kiw
ICERIDER, can you send me a link of a strong...

ICERIDER, can you send me a link of a strong magnet that would do the job?
I suppose a magnetic pickup tool is not enough?
http://www.amazon.com/Telescopic-Magnetic-Pick-Grabber-Black/dp/B000RB3XA6...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By kiw
Thanks! What about shims? Is there a kit out...

Thanks!
What about shims? Is there a kit out there to buy?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By kiw
Really?! Well I will do the reading, and go...

Really?!
Well I will do the reading, and go from there.
What do you think about a class, is it worth it?
http://www.motoshopsf.com/valve.html
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By kiw
KTM 950 owners in CA

More specifically in/near Santa Barbara?
My friend and seller of my first ktm, just left the country to France, and left me to figure out by myself the joys of motorcycle maintenance !
I recently...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,887
Posted By kiw
Hey, Nice Product SW, I was about to order...

Hey,
Nice Product SW, I was about to order CPR's filter when I saw yours, nice!
Before I do so, I was wondering if it will work with a 6 Sigma jet kit, and Lexx exhaust cans?
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By kiw
Canisterectomy attempt ktm 950

Hi all,
I opened up my bike today to change an intake vent tube a bought a while ago, but I realized it was useless if I removed the SAS and EPC system, which I did. SO I took most of the crap out...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By kiw
Hi all! I'm seriously considering a to buy one...

Hi all!
I'm seriously considering a to buy one of these myself, and I happened to have seen a great deal (it seems) on craigslist : 2006 KTM 950 Adventure - $5500...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,157
Posted By kiw
Oh I forgot, I arrived in Domremy, SK. I see...

Oh I forgot, I arrived in Domremy, SK.
I see everyone got worried ... X)

We were out of power here, but I got some work done.

Here's a draft version:

Enjoy

<script...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,157
Posted By kiw
Went to Jonah's place in Ellensburg ^^ for all...

Went to Jonah's place in Ellensburg ^^ for all the Dakar fans. It was so random!

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/601248_3838403852073_1716161523_n.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,157
Posted By kiw
I'm in Canada! so far it sucks... everything is...

I'm in Canada!
so far it sucks... everything is different, is expensive, my gps doesnt work, I dont have maps, there is no free camping, and it freaking BIG!
Anyways, It's been a while since I got...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 252,797
Posted By kiw
I'm in Ellensburg right now, section 2 is all...

I'm in Ellensburg right now, section 2 is all clear using the alt routes. But the section 1 is impassable. It's all closed. they have 10ft of snow on all passes, the 25, the 12 and the 90. Had to...
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