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Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Unruled
While I do agree that the sidestand in it's stock...

While I do agree that the sidestand in it's stock position is a bit of a riskfactor, it is awfully convenient for some quick parking action. Wouldn't really like to rely on just the centre stand,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Unruled
It's a sturdy bit of plastic, no problem at all.

It's a sturdy bit of plastic, no problem at all.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Unruled
Oh I guess it actually exists... I thought you...

Oh I guess it actually exists... I thought you meant the GPR system :P

IMHO, if you go for a 2-1 system the GPR is the one to have. SO much more excessible, next to being light a looking trick.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,761
Posted By Unruled
This. The axle fits extremely tight in the right...

This. The axle fits extremely tight in the right clamp (the open, fat end, without the nut). If you don't take care getting this just right you'll hammer the right leg ever so slightly inward causing...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By Unruled
Bin that thing and get CJ's bracket. It's 5mm...

Bin that thing and get CJ's bracket. It's 5mm steel and has a horizontal support beam that goes under the swingarm to make it support MUCH more weight. I've swapped multiple rear tires using the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,976
Posted By Unruled
I have an aftermarket center stand (SW Motech)...

I have an aftermarket center stand (SW Motech) and it will sping up with just 1 spring, not needing any assistance of my foot. It's a bit of a biatch to deploy, but at least I'm sure it never just...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 319,497
Posted By Unruled
Well that's cost me the best part of 3 evenings....

Well that's cost me the best part of 3 evenings. But I read the entire thing and love it :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By Unruled
Way too personal, you'll need to hear them...

Way too personal, you'll need to hear them yourself. Everybody else is going to vote for their system.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 412,316
Posted By Unruled
I'm 6'4" with 36" inseam, long extremities....

I'm 6'4" with 36" inseam, long extremities. Cutdown screen helped a lot but turbulence was never quite gone. Yesterday I tried removing the mirrors and riding about a bit, having read about that on...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Unruled
You obviously have different springs than me. I...

You obviously have different springs than me. I can hardly get them off and putting them back on takes hours. Sure you ordered the right ones?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,891
Posted By Unruled
Mortgage is the ONLY thing I'll take on a debt...

Mortgage is the ONLY thing I'll take on a debt for. That is basically a loan... yet I wouldn't do it for a bike.

A bike depreciates much more severely (in a healthy market a house doesn't at all)...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Unruled
What's wrong with it just being a bottle opener?...

What's wrong with it just being a bottle opener? In fact to be honest, it doesn't do that quite right either. It's not got a good hard edge so you're not really missing out. I always wear rings (have...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By Unruled
What he said. What's amazing is that some people...

What he said. What's amazing is that some people have no reflection of self. For instance: if you're short, you don't buy the raised model of the bike you like when there's a lower version available...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Unruled
If you have to lower the stock ADV, even after...

If you have to lower the stock ADV, even after completely turning out the preload and maybe lowering the seat, I'm not so sure it's the bike for you. A friend of mine has that and it's hilariously...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Unruled
Yup, the graphite rings wear.

Yup, the graphite rings wear.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Unruled
Re-torqueing all those nuts between services is a...

Re-torqueing all those nuts between services is a bit pointless. They don't really tend to come undone and due to the differences in calibration, wear and tear of all our different torque wrenches it...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By Unruled
I've owned quite a few Bandits, and they're all...

I've owned quite a few Bandits, and they're all oil cooled so I constantly checked their temperature. Not uncommon at all to hit 140 in summer, and they never let me down.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 58,942
Posted By Unruled
I use it as permanent extra fuel supply as well,...

I use it as permanent extra fuel supply as well, works a treat. Slightly annoying that I have to remove the seat every time, but I'll survive :P

I did have the early run with the breather grommets...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Unruled
Sure but... these things are tougher than Chuck...

Sure but... these things are tougher than Chuck Norris.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 163,759
Posted By Unruled
Completely missed this thread somehow, now have...

Completely missed this thread somehow, now have Rade's underseat tank. That's a really sleek solution, but I like the look of these... plus, won't have to remove my seat everytime, and they have more...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Unruled
Crap that looks like a much better system.

Crap that looks like a much better system.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Unruled
Adjustable spring tension on the stock stand? I...

Adjustable spring tension on the stock stand? I thought I had a KTM one at first, but after ordering stock springs I found out I obviously don't. They're about half the size and look properly...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Unruled
950S has a ehh... compact design.

Even if it's the biggest thing for 20 miles around, there's really very little space to work in the darned thing.

I have an aftermarket centrestand (SW-Motech), and recently one of its two springs...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 104,961
Posted By Unruled
I'm really curious what said kit would cost when...

I'm really curious what said kit would cost when it's ready... It's a lot of work but I haven't yet decided on what project to take on in the winter of 2014. Might be this, might be 320mm suspension....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Unruled
Other rear pegs for 950 adv?

I lost my right side passenger footpeg a while ago, guess I forgot to use loctite. Problem is I'm having a seriously hard time finding another one at a reasonable price (obviously I could buy new,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,307
Posted By Unruled
That brush looks particularly useful, now if only...

That brush looks particularly useful, now if only I could be bothered to clean in the first place.


For me it's one of these:

http://www.productwiki.com/upload/images/makita_6347dwde.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Unruled
It's the belleville spring. Had exactly the same...

It's the belleville spring. Had exactly the same problem. Open her up and you'll find this:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/18494561/KTM/2013-05-18%2011.21.25.jpg

The spring wears a groove...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,740
Posted By Unruled
Well yes that is a consideration. Still though,...

Well yes that is a consideration. Still though, there has to be some middle way. 3k is pathetic :D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,740
Posted By Unruled
2800 miles seems pretty poor to me... My Mefo's...

2800 miles seems pretty poor to me... My Mefo's (SE) are at 8.000 now, and they're not nearly done. Have some funky characteristics now, but no need to replace them anyway.

Only thing I hate about...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Unruled
I put a jerrycan on the back a while ago, just to...

I put a jerrycan on the back a while ago, just to drain it completely. Took me 102km's after the light came on to grind to a halt... and that wasn't riding eco-mode :)
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By Unruled
It's a bit of prestige thing. The "S" is the way...

It's a bit of prestige thing. The "S" is the way it's supposed to be, so that's the one you want. That was part of my consideration anyway :P

That said, it's nice to feel supremely confident the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Unruled
I don't usually ride around at low rpm's whilst...

I don't usually ride around at low rpm's whilst pulling hard on the throttle, but it'll do this on a power launch (onroad) too. Once I'm off I do keep it above 4k :)
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Unruled
Even if you're not supposed to lug it around,...

Even if you're not supposed to lug it around, it's not supposed to knock ;)


Guess I'm just going to check pretty much everything then :P
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Unruled
No idea what you need to know :P Valve clearance...

No idea what you need to know :P Valve clearance was done a little over 10.000 miles ago so might be necessary. It's got 35.000mls now.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Unruled
950S knocking at low revs/open throttle?

My 950 seems to have some knocking from time to time. It's only at relatively low revs with relatively far open throttle. I know it's supposed to shake apart, but I'm also somewhat certain it's not...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,837
Posted By Unruled
Just put the bike in neutral, and measure...

Just put the bike in neutral, and measure resistance between the wire and the engine casing. No resisitance means that's the one to keep. Bin the other two.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Unruled
Might work and prevent overheating of the...

Might work and prevent overheating of the coolant... Question is, if the coolant doesn't show you things are getting too hot, what will? It may be happy to run at 150 centigrade (and it will run...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Unruled
How to modify crashbars?

I have the following crashbars, which I'd like to keep.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/18494561/Underseat%20tank/2013-07-18%2018.03.50.jpg

However, I've recently installed some mods (GPR...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,789
Posted By Unruled
As said, people fear high mileage, fullstop. A...

As said, people fear high mileage, fullstop. A small exception can be made for bikes that are advertized as highly reliable (even if they're not) rather than, for instance, fun. High mileage on a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By Unruled
I have the GPR Rally system, massive weight loss...

I have the GPR Rally system, massive weight loss and no more toasted butt, also feels stronger down low.

Does have a few drawbacks;

- The CF 'heatshield' that's supposed to protect your boots...
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