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Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,437
Posted By Goss
In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road...

In Texas it is easier to plate an off-road competition only bike. The crux is how a U.S. RR owner imported the bike. If they did not have the EPA/DOT cert performed at the time of entry into the U.S....
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,437
Posted By Goss
Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or...

Been going back and forth on Basel kit myself or simply buying a 450 / 690 RR.

My search efforts turned up a few 690RR's in Europe for sale. To purchase and get them back here then rebuild to new...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By Goss
The TSB was only for adding washers and re...

The TSB was only for adding washers and re torquing if I remember correctly. Pretty sure a head gasket replacement was not part of that.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By Goss
You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D....

You have a late 04' it appears or a 04.5' :D. Check your rear rim, is it a 4.25"??

The early USA 04's were the orange S model w/ black rims and the silver standard w/silver rims. These were 03'...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 94,340
Posted By Goss
+1 No shots of it in front of Starbucks at...

+1

No shots of it in front of Starbucks at least.:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 94,340
Posted By Goss
Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess...

Photo from the www.ktmimages.com website. Guess this is a "life style" model:evil

http://www.ktmimages.com/download/image/100081/view
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By Goss
With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure...

With the disappointment of the 1050 Adventure showing it would be cool if KTM finally got off their rear and built this for the public. 701 - 702 whatever it takes just build us a single cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Goss
Damn Sweet ! Been thinking about such a bike...

Damn Sweet !

Been thinking about such a bike for a while. Congrats on an excellent build !
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By Goss
My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can...

My fix was in that thread as well. Rattle can spray bedliner material. Stuff has been on there since 2012 and still no bubbles.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,869
Posted By Goss
Yes Yes Yes I found a 690RR with 3...

Yes
Yes
Yes

I found a 690RR with 3 rallys under its belt owned by a U.S. rider but the bike was in the UK. Price was $18k approximately and it needed some TLC. Conversed with Lyndon our resident...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,869
Posted By Goss
Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that...

Nicely setup 450 there and have read through that thread a number of times in my search for a thumper Adv ride. While I would not part with my 950S to obtain such a bike if I had to have only one...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Goss
North of where they are is Cycle Town South in...

North of where they are is Cycle Town South in Lancaster, Texas. One of the best KTM dealers around. Curtis White is the owner. Have them at least call the dealership. They will know if there is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,656
Posted By Goss
Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their...

Kawasaki has a supercharged inline 4 in their water craft. Perhaps this is where it is coming from ?
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,265,666
Posted By Goss
+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my...

+1 on this. My dealer asked for my weight in my gear so they could set the pre-load via the fork caps as Pampero mentions. I backed them off slightly after some hours of break in.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,325
Posted By Goss
I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11...

I owned a second home in Angel Fire, NM for 11 years. Sold it in 2012. Was a sad day as this entire area is truly some of the best riding I have experienced. Truly a great area to visit on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,962
Posted By Goss
The only difficult thing about the WRT on a...

The only difficult thing about the WRT on a bigger bike is the sand. Learn to navigate that with some confidence and it will be enjoyable.

My ride was my KTM 950S.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,920
Posted By Goss
http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/...

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-pTD9m2h/0/L/i-pTD9m2h-L.jpg

Wow what a blast from the past for sure. Sold like it was in the photo. SS front brake lines, Yamaha Performance air cleaner,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,783
Posted By Goss
Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that...

Onesaintsfan, that is the stock muffler on that bike. The Termi half system is basically the muffler that Bootlace is showing on his bike. I have a 2007 999S with the Termi can on it as well so dont...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By Goss
The method I have always used since day one was...

The method I have always used since day one was from Meoni's mechanic on his Dakar 950 Rally bike. Bike on side stand and chain should be slack enough to get 3 fingers between it and bottom of swing...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By Goss
Thread on this already. ...

Thread on this already.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954716
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Goss
My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after...

My 04' gets the mushy front brake lever after sitting a while. I find that I have to bleed from both calipers to get a firm lever.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,142
Posted By Goss
This may sound like a stupid question but when...

This may sound like a stupid question but when you tried the 14mm wrench on the crank did you put the tranny in neutral ? Just thinking if the tranny did what joejinky mentioned it would not let the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,112
Posted By Goss
So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it...

So I lusted after the Panigale for a while but it has been years since I owned a Ducati Superbike. So I did not want to plunk down $20k + and learn I no longer have that need in my life so I went...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,478
Views: 636,727
Posted By Goss
The sickness is in me.:D ...

The sickness is in me.:D

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-KqqKdM6/0/L/i-KqqKdM6-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19,450
Views: 2,214,080
Posted By Goss
Wicked That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need. ...

That is one sick 690 ! Just what I need.

Lyndon, how much $$ to build it again ?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Goss
Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack...

Find photos of the factory KTM / Touratech rack system. It has a section that mounts down around the passenger peg bracket area that transfers the load to the main chromoly frame. This helps a great...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 184,878
Posted By Goss
Wicked Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas...

Seems Mike with Freedom Cycles out of Kansas City, MO can sell you one for sure. KTM dealer and rally race supporter He can likely answer the CA road legality. He said he has a 450 RR they supported...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,384
Posted By Goss
If you have the rack system on your bike for the...

If you have the rack system on your bike for the Gobis / Touratech side cases then loading just the tail rack should not cause an issue. The rack provides more support via the struts that extend down...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,549
Posted By Goss
Wow, this is an old problem brought to light...

Wow, this is an old problem brought to light again.:loll

I use the Tyrepliers as I purchased those many years ago. 2004 to be exact. I also carry a small bottle of soapy water with me on trips....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,584
Posted By Goss
+1 on this.

+1 on this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By Goss
Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link. ...

Also more of bike and team at KTMIMAGES link.

http://www.ktmimages.com/browse/images/2355
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,290
Posted By Goss
I posted in one of the threads on this subject...

I posted in one of the threads on this subject about removing the black KTM decal and masked and applied the spray on bedliner with no clear coat. That was last year and it still looks like the day I...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,265,666
Posted By Goss
Bought the Zega Pros in 38 liter black and the...

Bought the Zega Pros in 38 liter black and the rack system for my 2012 Pikes Peak. The right side Touratech bracket hit the canister bracket for the full Termi system exhaust canister hanger. Caused...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Goss
Oil light could mean your water pump seal has...

Oil light could mean your water pump seal has caused water to migrate into the oil.

If you have the stock oil filter pull it and see if it is wavy. Water makes it swell and the pleats will become...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,119
Posted By Goss
Interesting on the bearings. Mine started...

Interesting on the bearings. Mine started slinging grease the last two hauls. Guess I need to follow your lead on good quality bearings.

Now my next issue is when I have two bikes loaded the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Goss
If your EPC is still connected and functioning it...

If your EPC is still connected and functioning it will prevent full throttle openings in second and third gear. There are electronic valves and some tubing connected to the carbs. I removed the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Goss
That is a drain for the area around your filler...

That is a drain for the area around your filler cap. Mine has a clear tube connected run down where it would dump on the ground if you over filled.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Goss
Check out the Black Dog racks for the 950. They...

Check out the Black Dog racks for the 950. They may have the length you need to install the fittings for the Givi.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Goss
Funny you bring this up as I was just looking at...

Funny you bring this up as I was just looking at an Altrider Al rack for my Multi 1200 and noticed for $17.85 they make a Givi adapter kit to fit their rack. See link. Seems if you have a flat...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 981,660
Posted By Goss
Death Valley during my Big 50 Trip 2012 ...

Death Valley during my Big 50 Trip 2012

http://advphotog.smugmug.com/photos/i-P32Qznk/0/L/i-P32Qznk-L.jpg
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