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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By UKstu
Lumps and tears

Thanks for that. I've been away for 10 months now. I had finally got the 950 how i wanted it. But it had to go :cry .

The cash was needed for the trip from Bristol, England down to Perth, Western...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 72,025
Posted By UKstu
Hi I have a 03 from new. It has stated...

Hi
I have a 03 from new. It has stated developing a cluch slip on pulling away. There is no slip once the clutch is engaged. I got suspicious of the jet so pulled it appart. I used a syringe to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,648
Posted By UKstu
Risers went on yesterday i also did did the 'drop...

Risers went on yesterday i also did did the 'drop washer from under triple clamp thing'. Mounted the riser in the rear most position and had to turn the throttle 180 degrees which seems to be a tight...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2006, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By UKstu
Yep had a look at the manuel and found the...

Yep had a look at the manuel and found the connectors. Now what do i do with them?????:huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By UKstu
Good timing

Just returned for a trip to the MotoGP in Germany. 2000 miles on motorway (autobahn) think my brain went to mush.

I know this is a different thread but the screen came off on the return trip...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By UKstu
Cus it says

Told at dealer and in owners manual. Bike has been in workshop enough times so i'm just trying to reduce any risk of it going back any more. Not really a prob as start it up then put on all my kit. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By UKstu
Wings

I can only speak from my own experience but the WINGS do it for me. I used to work in the Aircraft industry and the quality of the welds is right up there. It was a bit fuss to transfer the money BUT...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,358
Posted By UKstu
Cool2 Went on holiday

Went away, came home logged on but the can't but the rizers.

Is there going to be another run???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,310
Posted By UKstu
Shipping to the uk

Any one out there in the UKwho has ordered/or is using these top looking risers? Seems it's a US/Canada thing so i was wondering on the shipping costs and times?.
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,358
Posted By UKstu
Good idea

I was out on the trail the other day and thought the bars needed to be lifted a bit (6'4" lanky bloke) on my 03 950.

Any one have the E trading account details or the man to contact re the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By UKstu
Thanks

This is what i've been looking for all my life. Taken a bit of the power back from the dealer.

Thanks for the link
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,700
Posted By UKstu
Air!!!!

Similar prob to you cured by the rear cylinder head bolts being replaced. At high revs or constant Motorway speeds the system gets pressurized. Don't know whether it was leaking Head gasket or the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By UKstu
Old cans

I have just put some WINGS on my 03 950 real nice piece's of work. Due to the age and corrosion the old cans are although not useless prob won't get sold. So here's the question whats the best way to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By UKstu
Talking Vaseline

Does it have to be VASELINE or will any petrolium base lubricant do?

Joking aside thanks very much for the reply. I was begining to think i had the only "FRIDAY AFTERNOON" 03 950 where everything...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By UKstu
Corroded Starter relay

I have a 03 950 which is ridden every day come rain, shine or snow. For the last few months it has had a nasty habit of cutting out (everything out on the dash) then bursting back into life. It might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 20,781
Posted By UKstu
Down South in Gods country

Silver 950 bought new in Dec 03 after trading in the Hayabusa(everyone should try one once)
GOBI panniers thinking of WINGS end cans very soon.
France with the misses last year and Germany for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By UKstu
Laugh Had same problem but not loose terminal

I've recently had problems with the KTM cutting out on me. It happens whilst riding with all the lights and ignition going down. Only to fire up again a second or two later????

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2006, 03:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,809
Posted By UKstu
Slave cylinder

Just a thought?????............ as my old teacher used to say.

They slave cylinder was a problem on my 03 with no obvious leak but the feel was going and the clutch was dragging. It still worked...
Forum: Europe 04-20-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By UKstu
Thanks

Thanks for the web address and the info
Forum: Europe 04-19-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By UKstu
Wicked SHIPPING BIKES UK to OZ/USA

There must be some knowledge out there.............

Two questions really i have always wanted to ride coast to coast in the land of the free(cheap fuel). I could hire a bike but this seems an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By UKstu
Thumbs down Had the same problem.

See thread 'Disturbing start up noise' It's all there:wave

Seems the bolts came out of the starter and dropped down damaging the stator(only 12.3V's coming out) so if i used the lights engine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By UKstu
Cry You know more than me

It's a 03 early and one of the first in the UK. I was riding a HAYABUSA at the time and need to trade it in so the local dealer FOWLERS who had just started selling KTM's seemed a solution.

They...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2006, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By UKstu
Pissed Starter Motor

Bike went back into Fowlers the other day as the starter motor wasn't spinning the engine. Appears the bolts have come out of the 'clutch' mech and dropped down onto the stator. this has damaged the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By UKstu
Thumb Starter noise/warranty

:D :rofl :clap :freaky
Just spoke to TIM of REDLINE Racing(bloody nice bloke) about my starter motor problem.
He had been in contact with KTM and it would appear that the early 03 950's have had...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2006, 03:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,117
Posted By UKstu
Uk Miles

Hi
16,000 miles with the following faults

Carb icing WARRANTY
Leaking coolant (cylinder head bolts replaced) WARRANTY
Warped front discs WARRANTY
Slave clutch cylinder leaking(Poss wrong...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2006, 02:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By UKstu
Bluhduh Starter clutch and low battery???

Hi
Heres a thought on the clanking twanging noise when starting the LC8 (sometimes). Awhile back i ran the battery completly flat, had to get to work so bumped started it (not as easy as other...
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