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Old 07-24-2013, 06:58 PM   #8221
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Added the Rox riser... No more hunchback of notre dame for me.
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:40 PM   #8222
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Added the Rox riser... No more hunchback of notre dame for me.
Still the best thing I did to my 990.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:32 PM   #8223
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Over the last few weeks (had issues with my Safari tanks) I have been doing:

1. Oil and filter change with CJ tube and drain kit and clean clutch oil jet
2. Coolant flush with destiled and Water Wetter
3. Rebuild fuel pump with new filters
4. CPR air filter
5. Pulled butterfly shafts (PO pulled butterflies off already) and silicone holes
6. Remove SAS (canisters already gone)
7. Tune with TuneEcu (still a work in progress)
8. Mount Safari tanks...what a mess so far...hopefully the new set I have will work out.
9. Euro headlight
10. New KTM heated grips (only halfway done though)
11. Slavens Skid plate
12. New battery

Still need to:
1. Figure out what to do with my driving lights
2. Go to Seat Concepts to get my seat did
3. New tires...not sure what to get for my trip to Steamboat riding the COBDR along the way
4. Modify Happy Trails rack to clear CJ storage tank
5. Mount Zumo GPS antenna so it has better view of sky

Wow...I did a lot, never wrote it all down till now, and still have a lot to do.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:46 PM   #8224
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Still the best thing I did to my 990.
I just finished about 2 hours of riding some local FS roads. How did I ever do without these. Maybe I'm just high from being more comfortable, but I think they cured what little buffeting I had and my posture has changed, the seat was very good today.
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Old 07-25-2013, 12:32 AM   #8225
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They are set up for fuel injection tuning but I dont know what system they use. The have a web site, look up Wheelsmith Racing/factory pro. Raul and Otto run the shop. From my experiance they know what they are doing.They have been tuning race bikes for AMA road racers etc.
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Cool, thanks. I'll have to check them out.

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Is this helping a lot or just a little bit?
Do you mean does that step piece help to raise the bike alot or a little? If so, then yes that extra little bit of leverage makes it much easier to lift the bike. I'm going to need to get it fixed/replaced asap.
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:51 AM   #8226
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Quiet baffles in the Akras. Underwhelming but necessary.
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:23 PM   #8227
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Quiet baffles in the Akras. Underwhelming but necessary.
Aww poor girl, now she count shout at her friends when she passes them!

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Old 07-25-2013, 06:28 PM   #8228
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Just put a new Karoo 3 on the sacrificial alter. (Otherwise known as a rear wheel) Got a loaner front rim from the amazing folks at Woody's Wheel Works while they build me a new one. Now I can get her on the boat to California and go about destroying my new tire there!

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Old 07-25-2013, 08:46 PM   #8229
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I had a little time so I decided to do some maintenance.





  • Checked the valves (had to adjust the intakes on the front cylinder)
  • Changed the fuel filters
  • Changed spark plugs
  • Cleaned the clutch oil jet
  • changed oil and filter / cleaned screens
  • checked all fasteners
  • I also put my high fender back on
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Old 07-26-2013, 12:18 AM   #8230
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Fitted fork leg protector decals.


I also bought the KTM powerparts waterproof roll bag for the rear rack. Nice bag. Pic is a file pic.
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:09 AM   #8231
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Fitted fork leg protector decals.


I also bought the KTM powerparts waterproof roll bag for the rear rack. Nice bag. Pic is a file pic.
Nice looking stuff. How hard was it to get the decals straight and bubble free?

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Old 07-27-2013, 03:39 PM   #8232
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finally got some real meat on the front tire.



i had been pretty happy with the stock front considering its lack of real tread. i have ridden it hard almost everywhere i take the little bikes, plus it was great on the road. my opinion changed quickly last weekend in the mud. it was like ice skating but without the control. pumba (my daughter name him) took his first dirt nap riding down a wide open, graded road. with all the things we have been through, it was kinda embarrassing....

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Old 07-27-2013, 04:14 PM   #8233
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Nice looking stuff. How hard was it to get the decals straight and bubble free?

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Very easy. Just lined the bottom of the decal with where the fork leg flares out. The decal is thick so no bubbling. If it does go wrong just pull it back and refit
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:58 PM   #8234
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2" Rox Risers

After mounting I've decided they're the best mod I've added to the bike so far. Makes the stance perfect for me.






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Amazing bike.

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Old 07-28-2013, 03:34 AM   #8235
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finally got some real meat on the front tire.



i had been pretty happy with the stock front considering its lack of real tread. i have ridden it hard almost everywhere i take the little bikes, plus it was great on the road. my opinion changed quickly last weekend in the mud. it was like ice skating but without the control. pumba (my daughter name him) took his first dirt nap riding down a wide open, graded road. with all the things we have been through, it was kinda embarrassing....

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My worst crash so far was on a mellow road with the stock tires. Sand got me though not mud, and it was because I was new on the bike and paying more attention to the surf than the road. I got up really quick to make sure nobody saw I crashed in such easy terrain, lol. Nice new tire, what us it?

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