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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By motomuppet
I have had the clicking while braking issue: ...

I have had the clicking while braking issue:
First three or four times it was the stem nut. Took it to dealer, they said they tightened it, it kept clicking so repeat. Eventually I did it myself and...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,689
Posted By motomuppet
Why is this in ride reports!?! If the frame...

Why is this in ride reports!?! If the frame cracked and you repaired it, then it cracked again and you sent it in for a warranty they seem well within their rights to refuse it I suppose. Good luck...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-14-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By motomuppet
I bought a T800XC because I thought it would be...

I bought a T800XC because I thought it would be the perfect blend of road and off road, being mid sized. It was a great bike but it essentially was too slow on road and too fat off road for my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-14-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 671,336
Posted By motomuppet
I dont have oil temp anywhere in my menu? 2014...

I dont have oil temp anywhere in my menu? 2014 Adv R. Also, my fuel consumption is steady at 15.9km/l..does not seem to move no matter how I ride. Seems high to me, and weird it does not move no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 671,336
Posted By motomuppet
wow! I have had my Adv R at two different tracks...

wow! I have had my Adv R at two different tracks and ridden some fun twisty roads and never touched anything down but my toe sliders!?! You might need a bit more preload on the rear shock!

And...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-19-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By motomuppet
So my front brake discs are starting to squeal...

So my front brake discs are starting to squeal and vibrate while braking again. Had this happen before, after a track day and the dealer replaced the discs under warranty saying they were warped....
Forum: Asia 09-10-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By motomuppet
Chris Birch in Singapore/Malaysia

Hey guys, sorry to spam the site, but this is an event brought together by riders for riders, so i hope its cool!

Chris Birch will be in Singapore/Malaysia in a couple of weeks and is holding a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-01-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 671,336
Posted By motomuppet
I have a 2014 R and just discovered that the...

I have a 2014 R and just discovered that the settings revert to STREET mode only if you use the kill switch. I ride in SPORT mode everywhere and I never use the kill switch, I just turn off the key....
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-20-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By motomuppet
Big bikes in Malaysia are crazy expensive due to...

Big bikes in Malaysia are crazy expensive due to tax. What are your plans and why is Singapore important...and what do you mean a good bike two up? I know guys that have ridden from here to Laos two...
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,212
Posted By motomuppet
I broke my ankle several years ago in a dirt bike...

I broke my ankle several years ago in a dirt bike crash, but thought it was a bad sprain. long story short, two years after the crash I was still sore and went to the docs, and was sent to a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By motomuppet
690. You mentioned 50/50 street dirt...hence 690....

690. You mentioned 50/50 street dirt...hence 690. And there will be things about the 690 that are not perfect, but I reckon you will love it from what you describe. 500 is for dirt. You can link...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-07-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 141,397
Posted By motomuppet
I suspect the air directed to that area by the...

I suspect the air directed to that area by the snorkels has little to do with it. The turbulence and suction created in the airbox will have a far greater effect on where the greatest load is placed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,209
Posted By motomuppet
G'day fellas, the pop and click under braking is...

G'day fellas, the pop and click under braking is most likely the steering head bearings. There is a nut under the top triple clamp (undo the top two fork retaining bolts on each fork leg, then remove...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By motomuppet
Ahh...I tried a ring spanner, but had a hard time...

Ahh...I tried a ring spanner, but had a hard time getting it to fit correctly, and was worried it would gouge the soft alu ring nut! thanks for that!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By motomuppet
My headset has come loose for the fifth time now....

My headset has come loose for the fifth time now. First three times I took it too the dealer, as I figured they should be aware of it, and they should figure it out eventually. I was wrong. Forth...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By motomuppet
What sort of renumeration are you hoping for? ...

What sort of renumeration are you hoping for?

Sorry about your bike!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-01-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By motomuppet
I 2nd the wolfman. Mine fits well. Anyone tried...

I 2nd the wolfman. Mine fits well. Anyone tried any of the Giant Loop tank bags on the 1190? Or saddle bags for that matter?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,610
Posted By motomuppet
9 outta 10. 2014 Adv R. Bike is awesome, but for...

9 outta 10. 2014 Adv R. Bike is awesome, but for the 'issues'...which for a premium, nearly $40k bike are far too plentiful.

1. Warped discs (replaced under warranty)
2. Pin hole leak in clutch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,545
Posted By motomuppet
You know...the more bikes I ride, the more I...

You know...the more bikes I ride, the more I think you may very well be right.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 671,336
Posted By motomuppet
I am on the R so skinnier tyres...with the stock...

I am on the R so skinnier tyres...with the stock contis I only saw the tc light in the wet and on track. With the Karoo 3's I have on now I see it all the time. I leave my bike in Sport mode...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-03-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 141,397
Posted By motomuppet
:eek1 I am completely flabbergasted. And I dont...

:eek1 I am completely flabbergasted. And I dont use flabbergasted lightly.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-30-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,098
Posted By motomuppet
You may well be right. Looking at the pic of the...

You may well be right. Looking at the pic of the Uni kit above...I dont remember a pre filter in mine as I installed it...socks, gasket foam and filter is all I recall installing.

Might have to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,098
Posted By motomuppet
How do you know the Uni chokes the airbox and...

How do you know the Uni chokes the airbox and robs HP? My experience with oiled foam filters is they flow better than paper. The comment above that claims you cannot have better filtration AND better...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,206
Posted By motomuppet
Hhhmmm...I am kinda surpirsed as well. I know...

Hhhmmm...I am kinda surpirsed as well. I know different dynos and altitude etc play into it, but all the other figures of stock bikes I have seen have been minimum 127 rwhp. With the mods done on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By motomuppet
Yup...service the hell out of it then ride it....

Yup...service the hell out of it then ride it. You ever put 100k miles on a bike before? I hav'nt, but it has to feel good. Bastid :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 196,845
Posted By motomuppet
Lol...wait...that's me!

Lol...wait...that's me!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By motomuppet
haha...this is inevitable...those marketing...

haha...this is inevitable...those marketing bastards are messing with our heads man, and they will continue to do so until we learn not to crave material things!

So we are all stuffed then.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By motomuppet
N+1. this is the formula to calculate how many...

N+1. this is the formula to calculate how many bikes you need. N being the number you currently own.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,016
Posted By motomuppet
Yes. I am going to talk to my dealer about the...

Yes. I am going to talk to my dealer about the warranty period on my R...if it is 12 months I may look into either geting them to provide me with a further 12 months or do a deal on a trade in for a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 141,397
Posted By motomuppet
Actually...how can KTM USA claim to know nothing...

Actually...how can KTM USA claim to know nothing about the airbox issue, and say the Unifilter voids the warranty when KTM Australia is prepared to provide the Unifilter to customers as a fix for the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By motomuppet
Gearing?

Gearing?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,531
Posted By motomuppet
:huh dafuq is dat?

:huh dafuq is dat?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,534
Posted By motomuppet
Jeez, what an arrogant bastard you are, name...

Jeez, what an arrogant bastard you are, name dropping famous racers, multiple bikes.....just kidding!! Great post and thoughts on the bike.

I am a little surpirsed you are so much quicker on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,534
Posted By motomuppet
This seems counter intuitive at first...I was...

This seems counter intuitive at first...I was thinking of going the other way to reduce the head angle and add a bit of stability, but I think you are right..the problem with the weave is not a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 141,397
Posted By motomuppet
How can they keep telling people they know...

How can they keep telling people they know nothing about the problem...surely this thread, and others, serve as evidence that a number of people have seen dust in thier airbox and have contacted KTM...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By motomuppet
Two ways of looking at this: 1. You are...

Two ways of looking at this:

1. You are insane and need help.

2. You only live once, and you cant take the money with you.

The 1190 will do 90 to 99%% of what the 1290 will do every...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,534
Posted By motomuppet
I have seen an indicated 230kmph on track with no...

I have seen an indicated 230kmph on track with no weave (until you hit the brakes, then things can get loose...not the tires, but the the bike weaves as it slows). Bike was fairly steady exiting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,885
Posted By motomuppet
I feel for you. Had a 2007 Aprilia Tuono that I...

I feel for you. Had a 2007 Aprilia Tuono that I loved, but had so many issues with it I ended up giving back to the dealer with only 1,500 kms on it. Thing hardly ever started cause of electrical...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,885
Posted By motomuppet
I like how when the MTC is turned off and you...

I like how when the MTC is turned off and you give the bike a handful of gas and dump the clutch at 90kmph in 3rd gear it wheelies better than my Tiger 800XC did in 1st gear :D

Some of the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By motomuppet
I have the standard 1190 seats on my 1190 R. they...

I have the standard 1190 seats on my 1190 R. they are plug and play and you can set them to the high position....not sure what the gain is but has to be an inch or so at a guess. I have relatively...
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