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Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By bajamcguide
Very cool, Ride 500 miles to a track day, set up...

Very cool, Ride 500 miles to a track day, set up and camp and kick ass in the A group. all on the same bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By bajamcguide
Not sure if there is enough room under the top...

Not sure if there is enough room under the top clamp to position a drill to get at the bolts ? I changed one on my Superduke and I just removed the top clamp to make things easier. I just drilled...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By bajamcguide
You will also have to use a drill to remove to...

You will also have to use a drill to remove to original bolts, so you will need to remove the top triple clamp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By bajamcguide
when the bolt are torqued properly the hex head...

when the bolt are torqued properly the hex head part will break off , leaving just a rounded head that can not be removed with a wrench. They must be drilled out,. it is a anti theft device,
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By bajamcguide
The Hotel Perla is right on the main street...

The Hotel Perla is right on the main street across from the beach. you can wall to most any where. Its more of a hotel for Mexican families, than gringo tourists.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,066
Posted By bajamcguide
Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal...

Some bikes lose oil via a bad balance shaft seal located in the cover on the left hand side. my 04 950 ADV. used about a 1/2 quart between oil changes at 3 to 4000 miles. My 07 990 SD did not use any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By bajamcguide
one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt...

one of the snap rings have come of, or the bolt for the impeller is loose and the impeller came off the flat spot in the shaft. You can buy a kit from KTM Twinns or get a shaft and seal from CJ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By bajamcguide
Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove...

Remove the clutch cover from the motor, remove the snap ring from the back of the WP shaft, tap the whole shaft and seal from the back side. Now you can support the shaft via the wheel and lightly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-15-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,584
Posted By bajamcguide
I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a...

I am sure the guys at Rottweiler are working on a solution.
Something like a cat eliminator that can be used with a slip on.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 145,341
Posted By bajamcguide
nice!

nice!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 145,341
Posted By bajamcguide
I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on...

I know the guys over at Rottweiler are working on a new air filter system for the 1190. They have had a 1190 R for a little while and I am sure they will come up with something that will work to keep...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By bajamcguide
rattling at start up is normal, should last only...

rattling at start up is normal, should last only a few seconds
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By bajamcguide
Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.

Also may need to have the clutch bleed once more.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By bajamcguide
Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working...

Hard to tell from a video, is the clutch working good? This bike has a hydraulic clutch lever. When the bike is running and in N, when you just start to pull in the lever ( just light pressure, maybe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By bajamcguide
maybe its time to open up the covers on either...

maybe its time to open up the covers on either side of the motor. maybe something stuck in a gear around the clutch or something on the alt. side?
Did you ever have the engine locking bolt in?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By bajamcguide
The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book...

The cable guide is item #14 in the parts book page for the air box. I don't think it could go past the intake valve, but maybe stuck between the valve and the seat, holding the valve open when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By bajamcguide
forgot to add you should be able to see it if you...

forgot to add you should be able to see it if you look down into the front intake with a flashlight. good luck.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By bajamcguide
I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net...

I remember reading about a guy on superduke.net that had the cable guide for the throttle cables fall into the intake port during a valve check. No one noticed that it was in there till the bike was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By bajamcguide
remove the round clutch cover on the right side...

remove the round clutch cover on the right side and check for loose clutch spring bolts, there are 6 of them. On some older lc8 motors, one would come loose and the bolt would make contact with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By bajamcguide
New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25...

New washer plus the proper torque will fix it 25 nm for the oil tank, and 35 nm for the drain bolt at the bottom of the motor. Make sure to clean all the mating surfaces.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,137
Posted By bajamcguide
could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles...

could be tight valves not sealing. how many miles since last valve check?
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike sizes, worked great on my 990 SMR
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,590,146
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

hey guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flee market
fits the 950/990 sm/smr/smt. comes with a shift lever and also a handlebar mounted adjuster that fine tunes the cut out time
$450...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 186,366
Posted By bajamcguide
hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in...

hey guys, just put up a quick shifter for sale in the flee market, it fits the 990 sm/smr/smt

will include a shiftlever and a handlebar mounted dial that adjust the cut out time
$ 450 plus...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By bajamcguide
Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set...

Dunlop D616 come in sport bike size. I have a set on my KTM990 SMR. They work great on bad roads, wet roads, and some some gravel, but only got 3500 out of the rear. Front still looks good with 4000...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 376,686
Posted By bajamcguide
Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in...

Hi guys just put up a quickshifter for sale in the flea market. fits the 990 sm/smt/smr
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By bajamcguide
Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift...

Sad to say, but it looks like part of the shift drum, a known weak link on the early 950. The drum has since been upgraded to be stronger in that area.
There are a few good threads about splitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By bajamcguide
To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch...

To drain the coolant and remove the large clutch cover,( you will need to replace the gasket, about $16) only takes about 30 minutes. then you can lay under the bike and have a good look at the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By bajamcguide
Time to pull the drain the coolant, remove the...

Time to pull the drain the coolant, remove the clutch cover and have a look at the shift star, detent arm and shift spring. could be that one of the pins on the shift star has worked loose and is not...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,853
Posted By bajamcguide
Look for a 06 to 09 Triumph Tiger. Best of both...

Look for a 06 to 09 Triumph Tiger. Best of both worlds. My triumph St required very little maintenance. just oil and tire changes, valves still in spec after 40,000 miles. Try one, you will be glad...
Forum: Latin America 10-13-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bajamcguide
By the way, keep an eye on the weather report as...

By the way, keep an eye on the weather report as you get further south there is a tropical storm that may get larger and make landfall somewhere near central Baja on the Pacific side.. called TS...
Forum: Latin America 10-13-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bajamcguide
sounds like fun, I will be leaving from Utah next...

sounds like fun, I will be leaving from Utah next week week ( riding a 2011 KTM SMR). Coco like oranges, and always asks me for stuff like Neosporin. You could also bring some cat food as he always...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By bajamcguide
Also having some missed shifts on my 2011 smr. I...

Also having some missed shifts on my 2011 smr. I will be installing a Factory Pro shift spring this week. My clutch is working properly and the slave is bleed properly also. we will see if the...
Forum: Latin America 10-07-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bajamcguide
Maybe headin to La Paz myself in a few weeks....

Maybe headin to La Paz myself in a few weeks. Will be staying on the road, as I am riding a KTM SMR 990. I have done the trip a gazillon times, and have lived in La Paz and Ensenada. I will let you...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By bajamcguide
thanx for the reply, just moved to Utah from...

thanx for the reply, just moved to Utah from So.Cal. and need something better suited for the local conditions . thanx
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By bajamcguide
dunlop D616

looking for a good, wet weather/ dirty road type tire for my 990 SMR
Anyone with any feedback on these Tires ?.. Dunlop D616
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-06-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,320
Posted By bajamcguide
Awesome, do you know where they are headed next?...

Awesome, do you know where they are headed next? please give us your feedback after the test ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,247
Posted By bajamcguide
Now that I look a little closer I can see the...

Now that I look a little closer I can see the same problem on the engine case( where a small piece of a black rags is in the port). the oil and coolant a separated only by the 4 to 5 mm casting. you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,247
Posted By bajamcguide
It looks like the inside of the clutch cover...

It looks like the inside of the clutch cover housing has some corrosion around the water port. This could lead to a rapid loss of coolant. Look at the port to the left of the WP shaft. maybe I'm just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By bajamcguide
Other things to check; throttle bodies not...

Other things to check;

throttle bodies not seated correctly ( air leak)
running to high a gear, ie lugging the motor thru that rpm range
chain tension
throttle bodies out of balance
broken or...
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