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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By Oro D
My 950 was popping and fussing pretty good,...

My 950 was popping and fussing pretty good, especially at start up. It ended up being dirty carbs. I had a guy go completely through them and do a balance and it runs like new.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By Oro D
I painted mine black using car bumper paint. They...

I painted mine black using car bumper paint. They came out real nice.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Oro D
Thanks Terry. I am going to give him a call....

Thanks Terry.

I am going to give him a call.

Doug.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Oro D
Thanks Brad!

Thanks Brad!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Oro D
Looking for a good KTM (twin) mechanic in Nor Cal

I live in Oroville, CA. and I am looking for a good KTM mechanic who can adjust the valves and go through the carbs while I watch and learn.

I have a 2005.5 KTM 950 Adventure with 20K miles.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 152,002
Posted By Oro D
Laugh Yes, that's me LaPorte. I am up for a ride...

Yes, that's me LaPorte. I am up for a ride sometime, but only if you are bringing the 800. LaPorte on a smaller bike is a big mismatch for me and my 950. Ok, the truth is LaPorte on his 800 is a...
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,646
Posted By Oro D
I am currently on my fourth Rick Mayer saddle. He...

I am currently on my fourth Rick Mayer saddle. He says if I ever need a fifth one, it's free. That said, all of the saddles have been great. I "rode in" for each of the saddles and got the custom...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 152,002
Posted By Oro D
I'm up for a ride on Saturday. I have been...

I'm up for a ride on Saturday. I have been thinking about this ride that turns to dirt not too far out of Oroville and goes past Feather Falls. You then take the road to Mooretown ridge and end up in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Oro D
My wife was in a rear end accident over a year...

My wife was in a rear end accident over a year ago. She got a bad whiplash injury, but she is doing pretty good now.
We went to see an attorney and he said that we would probably be better off...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 152,002
Posted By Oro D
I haven't been riding the KTM much lately. I did...

I haven't been riding the KTM much lately. I did get up to the Gold Lake area a few weeks ago. I have been spending all of my time on my bicycle getting ready for a 24 hour race this coming weekend....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 152,002
Posted By Oro D
Like the avatar says, I'm from Oroville. I have a...

Like the avatar says, I'm from Oroville. I have a KTM 950 S and I would like to go exploring some new stuff. I have done the Poker Flat ride from La Porte to Downieville and the Henness Pass ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Oro D
Do I need to cut my new 120 link chain?

Question for you knowledgeable ones. Do I need to cut my new 120 link chain down to 118 links if I am running 17-45 gearing? Thanks in advance.
Oro D.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,910
Posted By Oro D
I have a Rick Mayer Saddle. My 950 came with...

I have a Rick Mayer Saddle. My 950 came with three saddles. The first was the stock orange one. It pushed me forward too much. The second was a Corbin, which was hard as a rock, and the third was the...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By Oro D
I have a pair of the 661's. I like them. ...

I have a pair of the 661's. I like them.

http://www.sixsixone.com/Catalog_661Moto.aspx?id=bfbbfe78-d7f6-4301-a34e-790ae7d8017f&product=f8a90ec7-d588-4262-8c52-3540a0909afe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Oro D
These guys have a nice group that rides at places...

These guys have a nice group that rides at places close to Sac:

http://www.motherlodedualsport.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By Oro D
New Rick Mayer Saddle For My 950 Adventure S

I picked up a used 05.5 Adventure S a couple of months ago. It came with three saddles. One was a Corbin that I felt was too wide and had too much of a forward lean to it, so I sold it. The next one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,618
Posted By Oro D
Get the KTM. I came off a 1150 GS too. It was a...

Get the KTM. I came off a 1150 GS too. It was a real good road machine, but too big for me in the dirt. I really like the power that the KTM makes. Lot's of fun!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By Oro D
That's funny seeing your after picture. I have...

That's funny seeing your after picture. I have the same color scheme on my 05.5 S and I have the front fender and hand guards off right now and I am painting them black.

Thanks for posting up. Now...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 22,732
Posted By Oro D
In Will most likely be riding a lot of dirt...

In

Will most likely be riding a lot of dirt with Footdragger on the way over from Chico.

AngryScot, did you order sausage and a side of bacon?

Oro D
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
For those of you installing/replacing the quick...

For those of you installing/replacing the quick disconnects, these are the best:

Originally Posted by Whammo
Done and done....
http://whammo.smugmug.com/photos/75320138-M.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Yes, that's what we are saying. To really confirm...

Yes, that's what we are saying. To really confirm this we need to compare a DID and a Tsubaki side by side. If I needed a cam chain right now and the DID was not available I would get the Tsubaki and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Yes, that is right the OEM cam chain is a DID 122...

Yes, that is right the OEM cam chain is a DID 122 links. I don't know if the Tsubaki chains are any better, but they would be worth trying if your other choice was waiting 3 months for a DID.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,708
Posted By Oro D
Great report Dave! I will be watching for more. ...

Great report Dave! I will be watching for more.

Let's do another ride when the weather gets better.

Doug.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Unless my memory fails me (definite possibility),...

Unless my memory fails me (definite possibility), the stock timing chain is 122 links.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Timing Chain My theory that the DID timing...

Timing Chain

My theory that the DID timing chain is prematurely stretching has led me to the Tsubaki chain.

I emailed Dustin at A.P.E. and asked him if he could get a Tsubaki chain for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,148
Posted By Oro D
Poker Flat OHV Trail I rode the trail 2 weeks...

Poker Flat OHV Trail
I rode the trail 2 weeks ago on my Husky 610. I hit the trail just outside of LaPorte and headed to Howland Flat. From there I took the trail to the right and headed up a fairly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Hoder, I don't have access to a manual here, but...

Hoder, I don't have access to a manual here, but isn't that timing chain replacement interval 10,000 km (6,200 miles)?

After reading all the threads on the subject I am leaning towards the chain...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Here is a link...

Here is a link (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149212) to a tire thread. I have never tried the Teraflex, but I hear they are pretty good in the mud.

Oro D
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Yep, that did it. It was sitting on 1800 so I...

Yep, that did it. It was sitting on 1800 so I bumped it back up to 8500.

Thanks.

Oro D
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
I was resetting the service interval on my 610....

I was resetting the service interval on my 610. When I finished and started the bike the red RPM light came on at around 2000 rpm's. It stays on now until the bike is idling, then it goes off. Is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
The new saddle is built on the old seat pan, so...

The new saddle is built on the old seat pan, so it attaches the same way.
I was out the door for a little under $300. I think it was $280. Money well spent!

Grizzy.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Yeah, I would say it raised the seat height about...

Yeah, I would say it raised the seat height about an inch. It's comfortable though.

Grizzy.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
I guess I could of included the picture: ...

I guess I could of included the picture:

http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n189/OroQuincy/DSC01076.jpg

Grizzy
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
I guess I have been holding out on you guys. I...

I guess I have been holding out on you guys. I started a new job this year, so I don't get to spend as much time on this site anymore. Anyway, I had a new saddle made a few months ago. It's a Rick...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By Oro D
NorCalDave that was a good ride. Maybe next time...

NorCalDave that was a good ride. Maybe next time I will hook up a winch to the 610 so we can pull the Transalp up the hills :rofl, or at least the luggage:knary. Of course I am only kidding. I think...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By Oro D
I picked up a real nice pair of tan deerskin...

I picked up a real nice pair of tan deerskin ropers from Tractor Supply. $20
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,018
Posted By Oro D
If you are going to do a lot of road riding the...

If you are going to do a lot of road riding the 08 might be the way to go because it gets 60 mpg compared to 40 for the 07.
Both of those prices are very good though. You couldn't get either one for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Yes, I have heard of this happening. I bought an...

Yes, I have heard of this happening. I bought an IMS for my 610 several months ago. It wouldn't line up up on the back mounting pins. I measured the tank and it was 1/4 inch off. I called IMS and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
Timberline, I had a XT500. There is no comparison...

Timberline, I had a XT500. There is no comparison between the XT and the 610. They weigh the same, but the 610 is faster, has better suspension, better brakes, electric start, 6 speed etc. This would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,995
Posted By Oro D
edeslaur, how do you like that sheepskin pad on...

edeslaur, how do you like that sheepskin pad on your 610?

Grizzy.
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