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Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 319,540
Posted By kamanya
Mission creep = Popping into the local for a...

Mission creep =

Popping into the local for a beer on a Tuesday because rush hour traffic is hectic and then leaving at 4am, trashed with a new girlfriend, tattoo, a puppy (the barman was selling)...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,337
Posted By kamanya
I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for...

I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for sticking with it.

Sticking choke cables/valve stopped a friends bike once in a rally. Boy was he pissed once he'd figured it out.

Just to help...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By kamanya
The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the...

The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the velocity stacks. No air box. I use filter skins too.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By kamanya
I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a...

I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a 990 Super duke engine in an adventure frame.

I still only get to just over 200kph, as I did with the old 950 engine with CV's.

I just get there...
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,959
Posted By kamanya
How many other guys were on 950's or 990's? ...

How many other guys were on 950's or 990's?

I saw a green 990 that had been pretty chopped.
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,959
Posted By kamanya
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgA9WY7MWNE
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,382
Posted By kamanya
Rossi leads!

Rossi leads!
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 93,414
Posted By kamanya
Really great report. A question: What have...

Really great report.

A question: What have each of you had done to your suspensions?
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,492
Posted By kamanya
It's perfectly legal. If worst came, the...

It's perfectly legal.

If worst came, the app still works without a SIM card in as it uses the phones GPS system.

But, I used an iphone tracking app in the rally and there was no issue.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,799
Posted By kamanya
Please, FFS, don't do an Antware on us. ...

Please, FFS, don't do an Antware on us.

http://www.lifo.gr/uploads/image/443940/gif-jack-nicholson-scary-the-shining-Favim.com-373435.gif

no pressure...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,033
Posted By kamanya
Last month I drowned mine whilst riding alone. ...

Last month I drowned mine whilst riding alone.

I have FCR carbs on with foam filters. The bike was under for literally seconds but that's all it took.

Once the filters were off, my issue was...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,843
Posted By kamanya
Aha! Thanks!

Aha!

Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,843
Posted By kamanya
If you use only one side, how do you stop the...

If you use only one side, how do you stop the throttle from turning back past 0% to -%

I see now that the push cable also functions as a stop to prevent this.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,843
Posted By kamanya
Well, for reference sake; Transferring the the...

Well, for reference sake; Transferring the the push cable to the pull side is not difficult, the splitters come apart and the cable can be moved over.

However, it will get you out of the woods...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,843
Posted By kamanya
I've contacted Sudoco and for $80 I get a whole...

I've contacted Sudoco and for $80 I get a whole new throttle cable system.

Sadly, South Africa is near the arse end of the world if USPS is asked. If any courier company is asked, we are closer to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,843
Posted By kamanya
Hello, Any solution for a snapped front...

Hello,

Any solution for a snapped front carb throttle cable? The pull side broke.

Rode home just on the rear cylinder.

This takes the fun out a bit!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 233,019
Posted By kamanya
A fun morning. The big climb was done in 3rd...

A fun morning.

The big climb was done in 3rd

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aGoOp2RpFcI?list=UUe52zrQbnZiwprOWmTtyDRg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By kamanya
A snow SE

Might have been on here, sorry

I imagine it can dig a snow trench like little else....

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t31/1614348_252959244871445_1591079314_o.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
Ok, thanks for putting me right. I have only once...

Ok, thanks for putting me right. I have only once replaced the right hand balancer shaft bearing and somehow remembered it being different. I was wrong. In the parts list they do quote a different...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
Don't get the removable race type. They must have...

Don't get the removable race type. They must have had a reason to change it.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
In the 950's, the right side balancer shaft...

In the 950's, the right side balancer shaft bearing was updated; old part no: 60030024000 CYL.ROLLER BEAR. Current part number is 60030024100. Both are roller bearings, the former just has a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
1 - they updated that bearing. The inner race...

1 - they updated that bearing. The inner race caused me to have a mild heart attack once when changing the cam chains... it dropped into the case!

I could be wrong but the new bearing is a one...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
It belongs to the shift drum, it sits on a spring...

It belongs to the shift drum, it sits on a spring in hole on the end of the drum and contacts with the gear position sensor.

Tricky little buggers, can disappear fast.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-15-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
All of them? Have you stripped them?

All of them? Have you stripped them?
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,570
Posted By kamanya
If I was a continent and an ocean closer I'd come...

If I was a continent and an ocean closer I'd come over and pass beer.

I'm sure that's the stuff they make nicasil from. :lol3
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,570
Posted By kamanya
I've learnt two things recently; 1 - When...

I've learnt two things recently;

1 - When not balanced for cruise revs, they give big vibes to the bike. Though it feels powerful, it is unpleasant. It takes really fine adjustment to make a...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 759,626
Posted By kamanya
Live tracking! It's killing me FFS!

Live tracking! It's killing me FFS!
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 759,626
Posted By kamanya
On a recent rally, two guys who I knew vaguely...

On a recent rally, two guys who I knew vaguely had been set off earlier than me were taking a break and having a smoke. (The organizers had reversed the start list). I was navigating fairly well on...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 759,626
Posted By kamanya
What time is sunset and how long does dusk last...

What time is sunset and how long does dusk last in that part of the world?
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 759,626
Posted By kamanya
Dave Reeve and Brett Cummings have lost 20 and 17...

Dave Reeve and Brett Cummings have lost 20 and 17 minutes?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,824
Posted By kamanya
It sounds as if it squeaks every second rev. So...

It sounds as if it squeaks every second rev. So either is comes from the crank case; I am guessing that your crank case breather is the source of the squeak? Or one of the exhausts. Somewhere there...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By kamanya
The front brakes are backwards compatible but not...

The front brakes are backwards compatible but not the other way around. So yes you can fit 990 calipers on a 950. Just can't put 950 calipers on a 990.
Rear brakes are fully interchangeable.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 77,929
Posted By kamanya
Thanks for your reply. The specs are; ...

Thanks for your reply.

The specs are;

12V (13,2V) / 6,9Ah Lithium Power
Short pulse 600A
Pulse discharge 10sec 360A (360 CCA cranking amps)
Total weight 1120gram
Micro chip managed system
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 77,929
Posted By kamanya
Any insights? I bought a 600 ultrabatt...

Any insights?


I bought a 600 ultrabatt 27th of the 8th 2012.

I’ve had no issues with it and have really liked the way it cranked with authority.

Yesterday I drowned my KTM 990 in a big...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,380
Posted By kamanya
I've multi-day stage rallied with my 950. I love...

I've multi-day stage rallied with my 950. I love sand riding. I tend to ride pretty far off the beaten track.

For 7 years now I've yet to think, "shit could have done with one back there!"
...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By kamanya
I had a Superplush revalve and respring for a...

I had a Superplush revalve and respring for a 2004 Adventure. It was a huge difference. Less dive, more control and comfort. I was so much more comfortable and confident. I could trust the front...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By kamanya
I've had both. I'm 5'10. I've made peace...

I've had both. I'm 5'10.

I've made peace with tipping over much more often on the S as a trade off to being more in control over rougher stuff.

It amazed me how different the two felt. I'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
It is not OEM I held my breath when I...

It is not OEM

I held my breath when I purchased it worrying about quality. Once it arrived and checking against the replaced parts I was happy. Little things like the parts of the base gasket that...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,152
Posted By kamanya
Sorry this was the one I used... ...

Sorry this was the one I used...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/390690316516?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By kamanya
If the oil light doesn't come on, then I'd take...

If the oil light doesn't come on, then I'd take it and fix it.

This would mean that oil pressure hasn't yet been affected. Water in the oil swells the paper in the oil filter and soon causes low...
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