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Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,389
Posted By Steveman
Believe it or not, it also makes sense on...

Believe it or not, it also makes sense on dirtbikes produced in other countries :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Steveman
That's correct. And vakuum leaks lead to a high...

That's correct. And vakuum leaks lead to a high idle even when engine is cold :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Steveman
What u need is the thermo switch not the...

What u need is the thermo switch not the thermostat, its the one where the two cables you shorted are connected to :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
Sorry, I know I am indeed late but well all the...

Sorry, I know I am indeed late but well all the snow and ice made it impossible to even get close to my garage :D

Well, I have to admit that I told you all bullshit, so accept my sincere apolgies...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Steveman
A 15/40 is the same as a 5/40 when hot :deal It...

A 15/40 is the same as a 5/40 when hot :deal It would have made sense if u used a 15/50 or 10/60 as those are a bit thicker when hot. :1drink

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Steveman
Mr Wooden, Sir! Hope you're well! I tried...

Mr Wooden, Sir! Hope you're well!

I tried that right as you described and, guess: it worked great :D
Thank you, another perfect JRW hint :thumb :freaky

CU
Steve
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 572,028
Posted By Steveman
A mate (on the Kwaka) amd me (on the Gixxer in...

A mate (on the Kwaka) amd me (on the Gixxer in the Italian Alps)

http://www.pbase.com/bertone61/image/141981526.jpg

Me on a Yam Fazer 1000
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Steveman
This morning, after the bike had one night to dry...

This morning, after the bike had one night to dry again everything seems to work properly again. At least the temp indicator showed 10 degrees Celsius, which seems to be correct (inside the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Steveman
ok, good hint, will do that in the future. Thanks...

ok, good hint, will do that in the future. Thanks again :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-01-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 404,330
Posted By Steveman
http://www.pbase.com/bertone61/image/149472306.jpg...

http://www.pbase.com/bertone61/image/149472306.jpg

shit happens :D

http://www.pbase.com/bertone61/image/149472361.jpg

the worst is picking up the fat pig :freaky
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Steveman
Many thanks. I entered "ambient temperature...

Many thanks. I entered "ambient temperature sensor" as search query but what came back was a lot of bullshit.

However, my sensor was very accurate and showed changes very quick. It started to do...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Steveman
F 800 GS Ambient Temperature Sensor

After cleanig my F8GS with a jet washer the ambient temperature sensor seems to show weird things. (all values in Celsius)
When riding home from the gas station it started to snow and the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,146
Posted By Steveman
Tin foil, I see ...

Tin foil, I see ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
Have we ever met? :freaky Am just asking as...

Have we ever met? :freaky

Am just asking as it seems you know me so well :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,997
Posted By Steveman
Thx Joel, will check the noise once I got...

Thx Joel,

will check the noise once I got the bike back on the road. Currently we have 15 inches of fresh snow :dog
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
Mh...I am not convinced that ABS works with...

Mh...I am not convinced that ABS works with engine killed to be honest. I need to try it myself but am currently unable to do so.

Regards Steve
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,997
Posted By Steveman
Thx Joel, well, being a mechanic myself since...

Thx Joel,
well, being a mechanic myself since few decades I am sure that the noise is not coming from the timing chain. But I will check again as soon as the white pest (snow) has gone and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,997
Posted By Steveman
Thank you, thats cool. I will show them.... ...

Thank you, thats cool. I will show them....

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,146
Posted By Steveman
Ktm

Ktm
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
I tried to search the net yesterday but found...

I tried to search the net yesterday but found only a lot of bullshit concerning cars. Nothing about bikes. I wonder if someone could tell me if the ABS module works only when the engine is running or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,997
Posted By Steveman
Thanks for the hint. I will have the bike at the...

Thanks for the hint. I will have the bike at the dealer end of next month and will discuss it with them. I have to say that I have the noise only when the bike is boiling hot...

Thx again,
Steve
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
Now that I think about it and try to understand...

Now that I think about it and try to understand the technical background I wonder if this was a malfunction. Th elonger I think about it the more I am convinced that the ABS should work when the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
Hi Mr Wooden, Sir, nice to see you! :D I...

Hi Mr Wooden, Sir, nice to see you! :D

I admit, taking one hand off the bar while going down a hill with midsize gravel is definitely a challenge, but much better to risk going down instead of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Steveman
In such situations its not easy to react right,...

In such situations its not easy to react right, similar thing happened to me just that it was a steep slope with gravel and at its end there was a paved road with lots of traffic. Unfortunately I...
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Steveman
Most things have been said alreday. Just a few...

Most things have been said alreday. Just a few more hints and thoughts and one correction. The absolut tourist peak is not June or July, its August. Especially the week with 15 August, which is for...
Forum: EMEA 02-07-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By Steveman
Thanks guys! Yo, will have few parts with...

Thanks guys!

Yo, will have few parts with me... thanks mate :freaky

Steve
Forum: EMEA 02-07-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By Steveman
From Austria to the Italian Alps - Ligurian Mountain Boarder Road - Need Info

I have planned to do the Ligurain Boarder Road(s) and I need some infos about it, Maybe there are some inmates here who did the ride and can help me to get the required information. I did not find a...
Forum: EMEA 02-07-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,756
Posted By Steveman
Vienna to Dolomites means going 800kilometers on...

Vienna to Dolomites means going 800kilometers on boring highways. That is one bad thing. The second bad thing is that in April you will freeze your ass off in the Dolos. Its just friggin cold and the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By Steveman
mhhh... I see the picture I posted... you dont...

mhhh... I see the picture I posted... you dont see anything ??? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By Steveman
2014 KTM Adventure Superlight Spotted

In northern Turkey we spotted the brand new 2014 KTM 450 Adventure Racing SL (Super Leggera stands for Superlight)

Please take a close look at the first ever built titanium forks and the new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,113
Posted By Steveman
You are in the wrong thread. Believe it or not...

You are in the wrong thread. Believe it or not this thread is about KTM buying Husqvarna. Yeah, I know thats hard to understand *lol*

and BTW, KTM AG did not buy Husqvarna. Pierer AG bought...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,113
Posted By Steveman
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,331
Posted By Steveman
Yeah right! Come on.... all lights of the dash...

Yeah right!
Come on.... all lights of the dash would be on if kill switch is pressed... and this is the same on all KTM motorcycles.

Repeat the spark test and do it properly. Take the ignition...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By Steveman
this is a completely different issue and has...

this is a completely different issue and has nothing to do with the described problems, which have nothing to do with the fact that the bike hasnt been broken in yet...

Sent from Samsung w....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By Steveman
there is definetly something wrong, your clock...

there is definetly something wrong, your clock does indicate that. its most probably an electrical issue. the question is, if the cut outs and the clock correlate. there are one or two ground cables...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,832
Posted By Steveman
you need to visit the dealer then as if the bike...

you need to visit the dealer then as if the bike is without battery for a while the internal mileage/service indicator thingy gets hang up or so. at least it says so in the (german) user manual....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By Steveman
All of them do it, so its normal. Mine does it...

All of them do it, so its normal. Mine does it since day one and both bikes of my mates do it. Nothing to worry about.

cheers Steve

Sent from Samsung w. Tapatalk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,909
Posted By Steveman
Many thanks! My English is most probably not good...

Many thanks! My English is most probably not good enough to do the job, sorry.

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,099
Posted By Steveman
Didnt read most of the answers you got Draft, but...

Didnt read most of the answers you got Draft, but considering the daily pave ride of 30 miles theres only one, if you want one which can handle also terrain really well. The KTM 690 Enduro. Period.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,909
Posted By Steveman
sorry, but this is not true. as it is not true...

sorry, but this is not true. as it is not true that you need to do a ECU reset before the initial idle run. whatever people say who know ktm and ktm mechs and have access to blahblahblah...or are you...
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