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Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Hiram Walker
oh shoot,

it fell on the floor... thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Hiram Walker
05 adv 950 choke cable issue

Hey everybody,

I installed CJ's clutch reservoir and after taking off the choke cable and lever and reinstalling the choke does not stay open when I pull the lever. It worked prior to this. Any...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By Hiram Walker
Yes!

You can always get an adventure, but the SE is/was a limited run. I own an adventure and wish I had an SE. If it turns out you don't like the SE you can always sell it and get an adventure.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,635
Posted By Hiram Walker
finished an oil change...

And took it for a ride, 8 east down into the desert. Very windy today.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Hiram Walker
removed a tank...

I had to remove a tank so they could see all the stickers, spent some time looking for the engine number. Other than that not too bad.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Hiram Walker
old reliable

I was commuting 127 a day, my mechanic recommended I lube the chain each evening as soon as I got home. Now I work closer to home, so only about 60 miles a day now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,752
Posted By Hiram Walker
uhhhh what!?

I began riding at age 39.
I took a couple of dirt lessons with my kids.
I bought an 05 KTM Adventure 950 on ebay.
Took a street lesson and got my license.
As the big bike was off loaded I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,478
Posted By Hiram Walker
I commute 63 miles each way on a 950. I like the...

I commute 63 miles each way on a 950. I like the commanding view of the road ahead and the ability to look over most of the traffic. Wind buffeting can be an issue for some... check all of the wind...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,778
Posted By Hiram Walker
ditto

I commute about 64 miles each way and leave the house at about Odark30. With the stock lights and oncoming traffic there were sections of freeway that I could not see my lane. With my HIDs on low I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,635
Posted By Hiram Walker
crashbars and akrapovic

This weekend I installed SW Motech crash bars, and a single used akrapovic I purchased from a fellow inmate.
It is an 05 950 and she sounds very good right now. The motech bars look very beefy,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,975
Posted By Hiram Walker
two years ago I purchased my 950 Adventure.

bought it just before I got my motorcycle license.
I bought it because my wife was not to thrilled with the motorcycle idea, and if I was only going to be able to buy one..., might as well be the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Hiram Walker
coolant thoughts?

I seem to be loosing coolant. Presently reservoir is below the minimum mark.
At start up this after noon I thought I saw white smoke out of the left exhaust can. Just a little bit here and there....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Hiram Walker
thanks for all the responses!

:clap

I emailed CJ a few days ago and he emailed me today.
Also thanks for the info I did not know I could rotate the shifter.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Hiram Walker
hammer head shifter question

Hi,

I am using motocross boots on my KTM 950 Adventure. They are size 10 and finding shifting a bit of a chore. Anyone have any recommendations on what size hammer head shifter I should use?
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,635
Posted By Hiram Walker
Eh? got the bore scope

and peered into the intake of both cylinders, no sign of what I dropped, pretty sure it is past the valves anyway. :huh I found one part I had lost, it was in front of the first cylinder. Tried...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,635
Posted By Hiram Walker
I dropped something

into the intakes while taking the carbs and air box off. I loosened the clamps that hold the carbs to the intake too much and while removing the carbs I heard a small something drop into something....
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Hiram Walker
california registration help!

Hi guys,

I just bought a 2004 Ktm 450 MXC from a person in Texas. I shipped it to my home in california.
The texas title says off road only on it. No big deal.
The sticker on the head tube...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By Hiram Walker
mine is the same.

I have not done anything with my fork so it still has the problem. What did you do to fix the problem?

Chris
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 92,164
Posted By Hiram Walker
i've had a braille for about a year and no...

i've had a braille for about a year and no problems with it. Seems to have been a good change for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Hiram Walker
looking at one of the write ups again, shows...

looking at one of the write ups again, shows routing the bowl vent outside the box. What I was calling a Y connection previously. I'll try this when I get a chance.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Hiram Walker
Thanks, looks like the Y is from the EPC, one...

Thanks,
looks like the Y is from the EPC, one write up shows removal of the Y and capping at the carbs. Another shows the Y hanging inside the air box. The Carbs are seated, but there are a couple...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Hiram Walker
[QUOTE=gefr] Thanks I was doing it wrong.

[QUOTE=gefr]

Thanks I was doing it wrong.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Hiram Walker
fuel tank taps are turned on, no pinched lines,...

fuel tank taps are turned on, no pinched lines, when doing the canistorectomy I left the Y connection on the carbs routed inside the air box. Fuel pump works, when the bike is warm seems to run...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Hiram Walker
hard starting after major service question 05 950 adv and other stuff

Just finished the valves, water pump rebuild, canisterectomy, flapendectomy and SAS removal. I'm at 2500 feet temp 40 to 60 degrees. Choke in, it starts but does not stay running. Runs for a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Hiram Walker
I recommend you DO NOT use...

MotorWorld in El Cajon.

I've had a bad experience with them.

Chris
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By Hiram Walker
Bluhduh sent an email to WP

They say I should be getting 23 clicks. Anyone else want to chime in? I'd like to build a case and then send it to my dealer.
Thanks,
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By Hiram Walker
dealer rebuilt front suspension...

Hi,
My 05 950 Adventure, had a problem with the left fork rebound damper adjustment. It would only adjust 8 or 9 clicks. The right would go all the way to 23. After trying to fiddle with it...
Forum: Face plant 07-21-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,943
Posted By Hiram Walker
R.I.P. Dennis

R.I.P. Dennis
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Hiram Walker
i'll try that!

thanks :1drink
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Hiram Walker
just bought the fork cap tool...

Put it on and the fork cap does not seem to want to move. I really don't want to force it.... so unless there are some suggestions, I'm just going to live with it for now, then take it to a shop to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Hiram Walker
never mind.

I think I just figured it out. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Hiram Walker
just got a KTM tank bag and....

I am not sure how to install it. Anyone have any pics?
Where is the front strap supposed to attach to or wrap around?
Thanks!

BTW did my first oil change last night and put in the KTM power...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Hiram Walker
i like the orange...

I have a KTM adventure

I'm a little worried about being too hot...now I'm thinking about the Vent Max for now...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Hiram Walker
I would like to hear views on the Vanson PROperf™ Stallion

Or other leather perferated jacket. How comfortable in warm weather etc..., Long riding, stop and go, off road.
I like the look of the stallion, A lot of people seem to like the textile adventure...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Hiram Walker
www.expeditionexchange.com sells them. Nice...

www.expeditionexchange.com sells them. Nice guys, don't know if they have them in stock though. They are located in So Cal.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Hiram Walker
do i need to take the whole shock tube off the...

do i need to take the whole shock tube off the bike to get the fork top off?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Hiram Walker
thanks for that link. Looks like suspension...

thanks for that link. Looks like suspension settings are the same. Its weird I can only get 8 or 9 clicks on the one rebound damping. Anyone have any ideas? Or should I just take it to a mechanic?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Hiram Walker
rebound damping front shocks

Hi Guys and Gals,

I have a used 05 950 adventure. Since it is used I decided to reset the suspension settings to the basic settings. The issue I am having is that on one of the front shocks I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,525
Posted By Hiram Walker
which triple clamp? sounds like a very fun...

which triple clamp?

sounds like a very fun time have fun and be safe.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,880
Posted By Hiram Walker
Sito what battery are you using? And anyone...

Sito

what battery are you using? And anyone else If you've changed batteries what have you gone with?

PowerCell,
you recommend the Braille, which one and how does it fit? Looks like the...
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