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Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,199
Posted By RoundOz
For those if you with Safari tanks....I installed...

For those if you with Safari tanks....I installed two ACE001 prefilters from Profill Australia several tankfulls ago. Yes it is more of a pain to fill up...takes about half again as long, mostly just...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
Thats quite an impressive electronics package....

Thats quite an impressive electronics package. ..gaming systems for the lad? Any more info?

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Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By RoundOz
Haha....I found a beer can in Europe with a...

Haha....I found a beer can in Europe with a kangaroo on it...seemed appropriate. Flattened it didn't take up much room and travelled about 20000 miles in my pocket for the same reason.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,920
Posted By RoundOz
Thanks to this thread I found mine pinched the...

Thanks to this thread I found mine pinched the other day...no apparent damage. My reason for posting is that I didn't have time to remove my Safari to do a nice job of fixing it. 2 min with a sharp...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By RoundOz
Btw...if you haven't relocated your sidestand...

Btw...if you haven't relocated your sidestand yet, do so before shortening its length. You will be putting even more load on the case. The relocator CJ sells seems to move the footprint further out...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By RoundOz
My solution:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=618247
Still working well 10000 miles on. Havent really had the need to adjust it but haven't really had a full full load on the bike. One of these days i...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By RoundOz
Under the heading of light and small enough to...

Under the heading of light and small enough to carry:
Set of control levers for breakages
Gaskets (not necessarily all of them!)
Small selection of spare nuts and bolts
Modifications: protection...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By RoundOz
Very good points. Its hard for someone who has...

Very good points. Its hard for someone who has spent most of their life in a western country (me) to understand that the rest of the world could not have advanced much in recent years in regards to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By RoundOz
Something not mentioned here is the fact that it...

Something not mentioned here is the fact that it is ok to break down and wait for parts somewhere...of course there are situations that might reverse this (winter/monsoons coming...deadlines to catch...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By RoundOz
The good and the bad

I am on my 4th iteration of lighting improvement with a 990. Unless your standards are a lot lower than mine I think fighting the dot headlight shell will be a losing battle. Some guys have had...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
Kendrick It sounds like EarthX went above and...

Kendrick
It sounds like EarthX went above and beyond. The protections (now) built into these batteries is one reason why I purchased. In use should actually be safer than sla. I have seen what...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
So what did EarthX have to say about it? ...

So what did EarthX have to say about it?

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Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By RoundOz
Good idea. One more tool to carry tho...:-( ...

Good idea. One more tool to carry tho...:-(

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Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,835
Posted By RoundOz
Is there enough of a step up in features to...

Is there enough of a step up in features to justify the AR vs the Badlands. I currently have an Olympia which uses the three layer system and I have decided I don't like having the waterproof layer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By RoundOz
All I had was a set of welding tip cleaners and...

All I had was a set of welding tip cleaners and the smallest one was too big. I have a pin vice and some tiny bits that might have worked but they were on my service truck three hours away. I have...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
Pretty ballsy effort to cut the cables and pull...

Pretty ballsy effort to cut the cables and pull the battery considering all the nasty smoke and proximity to the tank and aux tank fuel line ( if it was a Harley you would just watch it from a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
I thought the EarthX was one of the few lithiums...

I thought the EarthX was one of the few lithiums that has built-in under and overvoltage cutout (?) Please post what they tell you when you contact them. If i am reading right that is a 36...thats...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By RoundOz
Update...didnt find an obvious clog in the pilot...

Update...didnt find an obvious clog in the pilot jet but sprayed everything down with solvent and blew out with compressed air. Result...smoother idle, no missing. I dropped the speed down to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By RoundOz
Thank you Bold. I will try some cleaning.

Thank you Bold. I will try some cleaning.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By RoundOz
Everything old is new again

Recently returned to the fold...did a couple of big trips on a 600 and 650 back in the day...will never forget them and how virtually bulletproof the old KLRs were. I am currently whipping the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By RoundOz
My solution

I attacked the other end of the problem...
I'm sure you will have a lot less than the hundreds of hours I put into my custom toolbox, and have the opportunity to strengthen the Jesse racks with some...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,583
Posted By RoundOz
Calling CJ Designs

CJ
I'm sure you are in the planning stages of your outdoor workshop/pre-rally rally, but do you have a preview of events, campground picked...anything like that?
Your event was definitely the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 434,990
Posted By RoundOz
Korkin, Check post. #2648 page 265. This is the...

Korkin, Check post. #2648 page 265. This is the only app that I have heard works with KTMs

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Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 163,753
Posted By RoundOz
Im assuming that a handle would put too much...

Im assuming that a handle would put too much strain on the stitching especially as it is the "reverse" direction (?). Why not run straps from the bottom D's around the sides (under or even attached...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
Yeah, I guess some clutches just do that but...

Yeah, I guess some clutches just do that but unrelated to the adjustment is my understanding. Mine is pretty quiet.
Good to know about the ATF. Took me a while to find mineral oil....finally found...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
My info may be different...

...but the 2.0 instructions (yes I found that section at the back) say the weights are for softer engagement (both 9x0's use the same heavy weights standard). and the spring combos are for adjusting...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
I agree with your adjustment point...

...mine is adjusted per the manual and has a slight tendency to creep forward. I can easily hold it with one foot on the ground.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
Okay...I have the Exp 2.0 manual in front of me now.

The term is Free Play Gain...the amount the clutch lever play increase on revving the bike in neutral. The 3/4 turn (1 turn in the book) is just the initial adjustment of the slave cylinder. The...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,182,387
Posted By RoundOz
I guess that answers my question :-) Sent...

I guess that answers my question :-)

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,131
Posted By RoundOz
An update...I ended up with a 35w hid morimoto in...

An update...I ended up with a 35w hid morimoto in the lower and an advmonster model 30 led in the top position with an extra heatsink (an aluminum donut) on the outside of the shell. It all works...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
BTW, I am several hours from home, the bike and...

BTW, I am several hours from home, the bike and the install manual but I am oretty sure the troubleshooting section states that slippage in high load situations can be due to incorrect...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By RoundOz
My recent install slipped in high gears on first...

My recent install slipped in high gears on first trial. I had adjusted the clutch movement as per the manual....1/8" or so when revved. I checked the adjustment again when I got back (everything...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By RoundOz
Just had my long reply disappear when I tried to...

Just had my long reply disappear when I tried to post it...thats always grate!
Short version...YMMV...all riders positions and tolerance levels are different. Best bet...try others solutions and/or...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,182,387
Posted By RoundOz
Ok....I have only read through about half of this...

Ok....I have only read through about half of this epic...can someone tell me if Lindsey is the reason for Walter's return to Moscow. ...or.....a rider that joins the trek later in the saga... ( :-) )...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,115,699
Posted By RoundOz
I picked up the kitchen sink. My first long run...

I picked up the kitchen sink. My first long run with the Safaris....they rock!!! Filled up at 342 miles and still wasn't into reserve. My Rottweiler and fatter map has dropped me just below 40mpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By RoundOz
Being LEDs they are not exactly pencil beams but...

Being LEDs they are not exactly pencil beams but if you want to get in the ballpark by taking some measurements, sit on the bike with your normal load, on a level surface about 20' from a building...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,516
Posted By RoundOz
Yeah. Low and heavy is good. One of the scariest...

Yeah. Low and heavy is good. One of the scariest rides I have ever had was the 50-odd miles of I-80 from pine bluffs to cheyenne on a 900 SS (low but not heavy). Winds a solid 50 gusting to 60,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,516
Posted By RoundOz
Something to keep in mind...often the out of...

Something to keep in mind...often the out of control feeling in gusty conditions is due to the input you give the bars trying to hold on to the bike. Gripping the tank with your knees and relaxing on...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 163,753
Posted By RoundOz
Do you have any pix of the various bags in a...

Do you have any pix of the various bags in a collapsed state...I am looking for a tailbag that would be a permanent mount on my 990, maybe holding just a few items that I dont often need to get to,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 434,990
Posted By RoundOz
If the logging function works this could be the...

If the logging function works this could be the best thing to happen to TuneEcu for KTM ever. If only the O2 sensors were wideband....
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