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Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
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: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,935
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: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
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: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 124,007
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: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 124,007
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: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By motomuppet
What sort of renumeration are you hoping for? ...

What sort of renumeration are you hoping for?

Sorry about your bike!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
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: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,820
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: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,071
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: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
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: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,935
Posted By motomuppet
:eek1 I am completely flabbergasted. And I dont...

:eek1 I am completely flabbergasted. And I dont use flabbergasted lightly.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,500
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: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,500
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: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
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: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
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: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 124,007
Posted By motomuppet
Lol...wait...that's me!

Lol...wait...that's me!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
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: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
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: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,853
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: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,935
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: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By motomuppet
Gearing?

Gearing?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By motomuppet
:huh dafuq is dat?

:huh dafuq is dat?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,097
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: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,097
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: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,935
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: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
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: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,097
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: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
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: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
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: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
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...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
Posted By motomuppet
Ouch! Lucky you did not get stuck under it!...

Ouch! Lucky you did not get stuck under it! Easiest way to get the wheels on it now...knock it over. You put crash bars on right? What are you worried about? :D I have dropped my 1190R several times...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,488
Posted By motomuppet
I had a K60 on the rear of my 800xc and it was a...

I had a K60 on the rear of my 800xc and it was a shocker in the wet. Painted white lines became a thing of terror, as just riding over them with a steady throttle while upright would have the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
Posted By motomuppet
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,488
Posted By motomuppet
I prefer the Karoo 3 to the K60 in terms of grip...

I prefer the Karoo 3 to the K60 in terms of grip and feel both on and off road. The K60 wears like stone though, so if you are willing to sacrifice grip and feel for durability then the K60 is the go...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 384,185
Posted By motomuppet
^ you used to own a GS did'nt you :norton

^ you used to own a GS did'nt you :norton
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
Posted By motomuppet
Mate of mine had the same problem and mentioned...

Mate of mine had the same problem and mentioned it to the KTM mech while getting a service. The switch was not fully sticking and still worked fine, but would bind up a bit and not return quickly....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,500
Posted By motomuppet
I am waiting until there is a way to remap...

I am waiting until there is a way to remap available before getting the Arrow cat less pipes (or gutting the stock pipes..depending on available budget at the time!).

I have a hard time getting...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
Posted By motomuppet
Laugh Buy the BMW. The KTM is shit. Wait,...

Buy the BMW. The KTM is shit.

Wait, sorry...wrong forum...buy the KTM. The BMW is shit.

Yeah, thats it.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 394,057
Posted By motomuppet
This site is awesome like that isnt it! Enjoy the...

This site is awesome like that isnt it! Enjoy the new bike!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By motomuppet
I too sold my 2012 800XC for a 14 Adv R. There...

I too sold my 2012 800XC for a 14 Adv R. There was nothing wrong with the 800...it is the pick of the bunch for me. Loved the triple engine, but was a little dissapointed by the lack of power. If I...
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