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Old 11-25-2012, 03:31 PM   #6901
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Took the old girls out and flogged em proper. Ethanol free gas and seafoam cocktail and put em to bed wet. Damn I love these bikes...
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:51 PM   #6902
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Dropped my front wheel off at Woody's for an A60 1.6 hoop & modified-super lacing.

Pick it up on Thursday.
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:23 PM   #6903
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Am very curious what failed to let the gps mount adapter separate from your dashboard. I have just ordered the same unit from Touratech along with mount for 276c and don't want to see this happen on the washboards and stuff I ride.
Interested as well. Read this happening to another and scratched up his guages. Another I talked to didn't have a failure but also hardmounted the front holes vs just having them "ride" on the bodywork. He was using a 376 type GPS. Considering a Montana to avoid all the weight as far out as it is with the locking mount. The first guy didn't mention asking Touratech about this...have you?
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Old 11-26-2012, 03:05 PM   #6904
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PPS - Keep an eye on the Flea Market thread. I'll be selling lots of aftermarket SE stuff soon--and maybe the SE too. Getting married!
Sounds like a mistake, but that's just my opinion. Unless, of course, you are selling the SE to fund his & hers bikes.
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Old 11-26-2012, 03:51 PM   #6905
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Brought home my 950s

Picked up my new 950 adv s, had given it a once over and decided it was acceptable, so purchased and brought it home the next day.

I will try to get some photos up soon, pulled the seat/glovebox/tanks and checked the airbox, fixed a vac leak on the front carb, found a relocated battery, and cleaned the grungy motor, still trying to sort everything on this bike and where I need to step in for service.

Well by step in I mean I will be doing all service from here on out, and first plans are Water pump rebuild/upgrade, Facet fuel pump, oil system/service, fab a composite belly plate and maybe some tank guards, give the carbs a once over (eeeeek), send the front wheel out for a relace with a double rotor setup, and get the right caliper back on it, oh and send the boingers to superplush.

If anyone knows the first owner of this KTM I would love to hear what they did to this beast, It appears to be a 2005 adv in ktm orange, converted to S suspension? (have to measure, stands have been extended and welded), but with a custom 06 dakar style blue/touareg paintjob. running d.i.d dirtstar wheels front and rear, full floating rotors, drycell batt in the underseat box and Carmichael handlebars. So. Cal bike from what i gather but the 2nd owner I bought it from had very little info.

I have 2 (or less) years to strip/clean/build/ride before the Alcan. woo hoo?
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:29 PM   #6906
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Sounds like a mistake, but that's just my opinion. Unless, of course, you are selling the SE to fund his & hers bikes.
Which part, the marriage or selling the bike??
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:37 PM   #6907
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Which part, the marriage or selling the bike??
Definitely keep the bike.

The honeymoon period is shortlived but resentment lasts forever!

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Old 11-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #6908
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Am very curious what failed to let the gps mount adapter separate from your dashboard. I have just ordered the same unit from Touratech along with mount for 276c and don't want to see this happen on the washboards and stuff I ride.



Interested as well. Read this happening to another and scratched up his guages. Another I talked to didn't have a failure but also hardmounted the front holes vs just having them "ride" on the bodywork. He was using a 376 type GPS. Considering a Montana to avoid all the weight as far out as it is with the locking mount. The first guy didn't mention asking Touratech about this...have you?
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I have ordered TT mount 065-0087 and TT adapter 040-0659 for 276c on new '12 990. The folks at Touratech assured me they had no knowledge of problems with the adapter for the 990. But like you, I have seen other posts on here showing broken or loose adapter brackets, and I will be very careful to mount this thing very securely to the dash.

Reason for new mounting system and bike here:
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #6909
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Hey, how do you like the Great Basin? Noticed you're using one..








*that's irony, folks- glad you're OK, looks like a nasty fall*
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:06 PM   #6910
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Picked up my new 950 adv s, had given it a once over and decided it was acceptable, so purchased and brought it home the next day.

I will try to get some photos up soon, pulled the seat/glovebox/tanks and checked the airbox, fixed a vac leak on the front carb, found a relocated battery, and cleaned the grungy motor, still trying to sort everything on this bike and where I need to step in for service.

Well by step in I mean I will be doing all service from here on out, and first plans are Water pump rebuild/upgrade, Facet fuel pump, oil system/service, fab a composite belly plate and maybe some tank guards, give the carbs a once over (eeeeek), send the front wheel out for a relace with a double rotor setup, and get the right caliper back on it, oh and send the boingers to superplush.

If anyone knows the first owner of this KTM I would love to hear what they did to this beast, It appears to be a 2005 adv in ktm orange, converted to S suspension? (have to measure, stands have been extended and welded), but with a custom 06 dakar style blue/touareg paintjob. running d.i.d dirtstar wheels front and rear, full floating rotors, drycell batt in the underseat box and Carmichael handlebars. So. Cal bike from what i gather but the 2nd owner I bought it from had very little info.

I have 2 (or less) years to strip/clean/build/ride before the Alcan. woo hoo?
I saw this for sale, looked like a great deal.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:53 PM   #6911
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R n R n R

Big day for my new to me 990. Added R suspension, Rekluse clutch and Rottweiler air intake with stacks
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:37 AM   #6912
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Big day for my new to me 990. Added R suspension,
Did you convert your existing, or get a different setup?
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:47 AM   #6913
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It's unfortunatly the end of the season here.
Winter is coming !
So today, I cleaned the bike and I put a little Orange color on the sled

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Old 11-28-2012, 01:17 PM   #6914
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One of my pet peeves... out riding, get a flat, fix the flat, now tire is out of balance and the bike shakes when at speed - especially annoying if the tire is relatively new as it is a PITA to take the wheel off the bike and to the shop just for a re-balance.

...or you throw some knobs
...or the tire changes balance as it wears

Finally got around to picking up a balancer/truing stand


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Old 11-28-2012, 03:34 PM   #6915
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NICE SuperSproX sprocket.
I certainly love mine.
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