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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 15,312
Posted By charlie264
http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/...

http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/2015-crf1000-africa-twin-561x420.jpg?w=640
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By charlie264
Lots of brake pistons don't have a dust...

Lots of brake pistons don't have a dust cap....ride.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By charlie264
If it was running on one cylinder you'd know it....

If it was running on one cylinder you'd know it. Maybe time to check carbs, clean, check choke circuit and clean or replace plugs....

Coils normally break down when hot....not cold.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,735
Posted By charlie264
Train cargo, then a flight.....? It sound like a...

Train cargo, then a flight.....? It sound like a two stroke with bad reed valves or crank seal gone. Have you checked the FI bodies and gaiters for leaks....If its a FI electronic issue...where to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,735
Posted By charlie264
That is not a good advertisement for...

That is not a good advertisement for KTM....battery sounds tired, I'd head for the nearest KTM dealer......

Sell the bike and pick a used 950....:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By charlie264
I did my research, phone calls, finances in place...

I did my research, phone calls, finances in place then set off to buy me a new BMW HP2 E, when I got home I had a piece of paper stating I had put down a deposit and I would have the next available...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By charlie264
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/...

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/valve_adjustment.html

Make or buy a locking pin.

Use a torch, line up and use the locking pin, reposition the cam to marks at TDC, remove pin,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,847
Posted By charlie264
Option 2.

Option 2.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By charlie264
Boiling coolant because of voids extracts a lot...

Boiling coolant because of voids extracts a lot of heat energy....might be lucky. Also the lc8 has a large oil capacity, being dry sump....

For the temp sensor (radiator fitted) to show...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By charlie264
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By charlie264
Yep, no master-link is going to save in the field...

Yep, no master-link is going to save in the field without the right tools, unless you use a split link, advisable to carry a spare.

I wont lend my chain tool to, a) don't know what they are doing,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,448
Posted By charlie264
I doubt he'll use the broken bit, just build new.

I doubt he'll use the broken bit, just build new.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,448
Posted By charlie264
Get a nice new clean M6, thread it in and get...

Get a nice new clean M6, thread it in and get your tig man to weld it with the bolt in place...You wont need to drill and tap.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,448
Posted By charlie264
Isn't the OEM spacer plastic?

Isn't the OEM spacer plastic?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,196
Posted By charlie264
:dunno

:dunno
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,196
Posted By charlie264
I have a pdf of a group test done by BIKE,...

I have a pdf of a group test done by BIKE, Adv990, GSA1200, HP2 E and SE R. If someone can post.

The SE won.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By charlie264
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=92...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920549
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,555
Posted By charlie264
Is that AUS$?

Is that AUS$?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By charlie264
I would suspect it was never tightened correctly...

I would suspect it was never tightened correctly in the first place. Removing um is normally the issue.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,555
Posted By charlie264
Book price means nothing, something is worth...

Book price means nothing, something is worth whatever someone is willing to pay. What would it cost new now...2500 miles is partially run in....

Made for two years....same goes for the HP2E.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
I'm still using original washer....7 years on....

I'm still using original washer....7 years on. Annealing reconditions the copper to soft and malleable....like new.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,240
Posted By charlie264
Clean clutch jet, check clutch booster and bleed...

Clean clutch jet, check clutch booster and bleed clutch system/replace. LC8 changes gear like a Honda.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
Yep, the oil will find its naturally level...

Yep, the oil will find its naturally level eventually, if the cylinders are part of that....eventually. Someone packed our lawn mower at a 45% angle last winter....thick oil so only solution was to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
Leave it like that for a few hours, have the 4x4...

Leave it like that for a few hours, have the 4x4 on standby....or better safe then sorry....:deal
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
Good point, I forgot there is a check valve in...

Good point, I forgot there is a check valve in the ADV.....SE will empty the lot.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
If the cylinders fill with some oil yes, liquids...

If the cylinders fill with some oil yes, liquids and solids don't compress well. Its called hydrolock.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By charlie264
Clean the area and use talcum power to identify...

Clean the area and use talcum power to identify where the leak is coming from.

If copper washer. Take the sump guard off, lay the bike on its side. Remove sump plug and heat the copper washer...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,011
Posted By charlie264
Start using the bottom of the dip stick to gauge...

Start using the bottom of the dip stick to gauge oil level. Very easy to overfill dry sump motor. See if your oil consumption is reduced.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,011
Posted By charlie264
How many miles on the bike? Only way to tell if...

How many miles on the bike? Only way to tell if valves are leaking is compression test, valve seals may need replacing......

Does the bike use much oil?

If you're just past 15k km, replace plug...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 48,983
Posted By charlie264
Just proves that the KTM 1190 is aimed at the GS...

Just proves that the KTM 1190 is aimed at the GS buying market.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By charlie264
Clean and grease the calliper pins (not pad...

Clean and grease the calliper pins (not pad pins), make sure the rubber boots are not split, remove any muck around and clean pistons. Sticking calliper or pistons will add unwanted heat. The brakes...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By charlie264
I've the SE, I read an articular that did a test...

I've the SE, I read an articular that did a test on the PIAA against others, the higher wattage was snake oil as chuck pointed out, its the heat that can cause potential damage and they are illegal...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By charlie264
If its the temp switch, Suzuki GS are the same as...

If its the temp switch, Suzuki GS are the same as are the heaters.....check thread size first....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By charlie264
Don't waste your money, the reviews favour...

Don't waste your money, the reviews favour Philips extream or Osram bulbs, and you get two for the same money. Do a search the Euro reflector, makes quite a difference. Or add a could of LED lamps.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,548
Posted By charlie264
Do you still get rattle on start up, until...

Do you still get rattle on start up, until pressure builds?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By charlie264
Don't use K&N oil filters, too...

Don't use K&N oil filters, too restrictive......Its a long story.

http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/adventure/188362-intermittent-cam-chain-noise.html
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By charlie264
Can you find another? Rocking horse poo...

Can you find another? Rocking horse poo here.......
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By charlie264
Have you got a new oil filter, put the bike on...

Have you got a new oil filter, put the bike on the side stand and replace. Cheapish check. Next step could be hydraulic tensioners and oil bypass valve.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By charlie264
Sure its not the drive chain?

Sure its not the drive chain?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By charlie264
You could try...

You could try http://www.bikersjersey.com/contactus, they are on the channel islands.

Owen (pebbles) is in Norway at the mo.
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