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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Peanuts
I agree. Say the distance from the centre of the...

I agree. Say the distance from the centre of the nut to the point of attachment of the scale is 1ft, pulling at 90 degrees to the wrench you can read the pounds figure as ft.lb.

If you attach the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Peanuts
80 Nm

80 Nm
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Peanuts
Coming from a dirt bike background, been there,...

Coming from a dirt bike background, been there, done that, dropped the sump guard, took the battery cover off, started checking for solenoid corrosion..... checking out the wiring diagram and it...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Peanuts
I filled my bars with silicon bathroom sealant. I...

I filled my bars with silicon bathroom sealant. I was very sceptical, but it works! I ued to have to regularily bash my hand onto my knee to wake it up, but not now.

I recently did 700 miles of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Peanuts
I guess one advantage of an electric pump would...

I guess one advantage of an electric pump would be the ability to circulate coolant and run the fan with the engine stood, allowing faster cooling.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Peanuts
If you are setting off from Scotch Corner in the...

If you are setting off from Scotch Corner in the morning let me know and I can meet up with tuneECU
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Peanuts
Buy a 2 plastic litre bottle of water. Drink the...

Buy a 2 plastic litre bottle of water. Drink the water..... maybe best to share it out!

Cut a piece out of the smooth side of the bottle about 1" wide and 4" long.

Look at the upper fork leg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Peanuts
Why not cut away the outer water jacket off the...

Why not cut away the outer water jacket off the cylinders and weld on a load of fins? No worries about water pumps , radiator .....

This has to be time to sit back and look for cause. It's not the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
Does that CJ Designs adapter pass all the way...

Does that CJ Designs adapter pass all the way through the hole so you can get a wrench onto it from the outside? Good idea.


KTM hardparts CNC plug is available in orange anodised ally

Part...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By Peanuts
You could use any brand of heated grips with an...

You could use any brand of heated grips with an LED dimmer as a controller.

A member on here used one of these, he removed the knob and pot from the box and fitted it in his dash.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Peanuts
Yes, use a Scottoiler nib or just a piece of...

Yes, use a Scottoiler nib or just a piece of plastic tube like from an aerosol can that's a tight fit into the PD oiler hose ;)
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Peanuts
I have had a PD oiler for over 3 years. I used a...

I have had a PD oiler for over 3 years. I used a Scotoiler nib onto the rear sprocket as I was not happy with the wick combined with the large amount of chain slack on a KTM 990.

I lasts around...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
There is oil behind that inspection cover. Maybe...

There is oil behind that inspection cover. Maybe try a new O ring or a little bit of sealant.

I have seen 2 covers with those threads damaged by careless use of an allen key to turn over the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
Leaking out the engine breather?

Leaking out the engine breather?
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Peanuts
I have fixed this issue on the trail by holding...

I have fixed this issue on the trail by holding the wheel at the properly seated portion then simultaneously whacking and dragging the stuck portion on the ground to encourage the bead to come out...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Peanuts
An advantage of the KTM slipper I had fitted to...

An advantage of the KTM slipper I had fitted to the 450 SXS is the clutch pull was super light. Thats because the ramps drive the plates harder together under acceleration so no need for heavy clutch...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Peanuts
I have had Rekluses on my off road bikes, makes...

I have had Rekluses on my off road bikes, makes them easier to ride when tired and less chance of them dragging you into trouble. Also easier to use a left hand rear brake.

I have also ridden...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Peanuts
Does it idle at less than 1500 when hot?

Does it idle at less than 1500 when hot?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Peanuts
Bring it down here and I'll turn the idle speed...

Bring it down here and I'll turn the idle speed up a bit.
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Peanuts
Slippers work with ramps built into the clutch...

Slippers work with ramps built into the clutch hub and pressure plate to relieve pressure on the clutch plates when under deceleration. Its that negative torque which makes the pressure plate ride up...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
Why not just run a richer map? And while you...

Why not just run a richer map?

And while you are at it, make the secondary throttles only go down to 35% instead of fully closed?
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Peanuts
In UK 20 years ago we used to get paid for it...

In UK 20 years ago we used to get paid for it when they collected it because it was used for fuel in asphalt plants etc.

Then 10 years ago we had to pay them to take it away due to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Peanuts
30.05mm bore 35mm OD Right side is...

30.05mm bore

35mm OD

Right side is plain cylinder 10.15mm long

Left side is a top hat shape 38.1mm long overall with a 19mm dia shoulder at one end which is 5mm long
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,474
Posted By Peanuts
Why didn't you just cut the foot off and reweld...

Why didn't you just cut the foot off and reweld it on or make a new (maybe larger) foot? No need to affect the main tube then?
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Peanuts
Classic chainsaw?

Classic chainsaw?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Peanuts
They all interchange. KTM changed the disc...

They all interchange.

KTM changed the disc side spacer in 06 (but you can use your existing one), then changed the colour from grey to black in 09.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Peanuts
I let him do the fitting of the sleeve. Works out...

I let him do the fitting of the sleeve. Works out cheaper and a better job.

He will probably have a cylinder already modified, so post him your old cylinder and he will send out the kit straight...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By Peanuts
They presumably don't use KTMs fitted with the...

They presumably don't use KTMs fitted with the stock slave? ;)
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Peanuts
Thumper Racing is worth considering. They do a...

Thumper Racing is worth considering. They do a 280 kit and a 300 kit which requires no crankcase modifications.

http://www.thumperracing.net/

They need your old cylinder to fit the liner into,...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,080
Posted By Peanuts
Brick up the windows and install better lighting...

Brick up the windows and install better lighting in the cellar!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18,779
Views: 7,551,924
Posted By Peanuts
I have got to try that! I guess it could be risky...

I have got to try that! I guess it could be risky on grass or dirt?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Peanuts
Would not take a lot of work. ...

Would not take a lot of work.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23638812&postcount=22

http://i56.servimg.com/u/f56/18/75/76/37/cid_1110.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Peanuts
You could take the speedo to bits and clean the...

You could take the speedo to bits and clean the switch.

Or convert your headlamp flash button to work as a remote MODE button so you can cycle through the display without taking your hand off the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Peanuts
Yeah, looks like the pin on the star shaped thing...

Yeah, looks like the pin on the star shaped thing is loose.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By Peanuts
Needs a titanium strip on the bottom for pretty...

Needs a titanium strip on the bottom for pretty wheelies!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Peanuts
When you fit the new one, dont use the two screws...

When you fit the new one, dont use the two screws again, use one long one from top through swingarm to bottom then a nyloc. Wont come loose and lock the back wheel then. M6 x 100 screw
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By Peanuts
Look for wire damage around gap in...

Look for wire damage around gap in frame/headstock where the harness gets moved about each time you turn the bars. The harness which goes to the ignition switch.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,952
Posted By Peanuts
Well you are lucky in a way as crashmaster is...

Well you are lucky in a way as crashmaster is still active on this forum, so either he will see the thread has resurfaced and reply or you could drop him a pm and ask him to tell the world about the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Peanuts
Has it got LED indicators? Thats why resistors...

Has it got LED indicators? Thats why resistors are fitted.

They go in parallel to the wires to the indicator.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,474
Views: 2,175,054
Posted By Peanuts
Interesting... now let's see the bike in her new...

Interesting... now let's see the bike in her new frock ;)
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