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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 49,442
Posted By paturoa
On both my 13 and 14s the hazard lights can only...

On both my 13 and 14s the hazard lights can only be turned on if the igntion is on. Then if you turn on the ignition off before the hazard lights they keep going. Then you have to turn the ignition...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By paturoa
You gotta do the Dalton / Haul road! Another...

You gotta do the Dalton / Haul road! Another standout was the top of the world highway to Dawson City. Both are terrible when raining and especially the TOW to Dawson.

For K60s this guy is...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By paturoa
This guy did it, he also had an online blog. ...

This guy did it, he also had an online blog.

http://www.twistingthrottle.com/twisting-throttle-america.html
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 199,527
Posted By paturoa
I google several sites that have vin code maps...

I google several sites that have vin code maps for KTMs but could only find dirt bike stuff.

Does anyone have the full set of KTM codes?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-25-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 199,527
Posted By paturoa
The VIN should have a different number sequence...

The VIN should have a different number sequence for '14 models (and beyond) - sorry I don't know what the sequencing of the numbers mean. The VIN on my '14 starts with VBKV29408EM then has 6 digits....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 199,527
Posted By paturoa
There have been previous posts of horn issues...

There have been previous posts of horn issues like yours. I had a similar with the high beam on my '13. I also had the horn go when I used the turn signal switch in heavy rain.

My '14 has a new...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By paturoa
Probably not as it looks like the speedo input...

Probably not as it looks like the speedo input signal is from the front abs sensor, not a separate pickup like conventional.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
There are a bunch at this link, both std and R,...

There are a bunch at this link, both std and R, 13s and 14s etc. From memory the Repair manual is the one you want.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
You will prob never know how much oil has leaded...

You will prob never know how much oil has leaded out unless you drain and measure the remaining. The R has 720 ml per leg, but you would have to take the forks off the bike to drain and refill with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By paturoa
It is probably available from the CAN bus.

It is probably available from the CAN bus.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
+1 there are a couple of different brands of seal...

+1 there are a couple of different brands of seal savers. Most bike shops that sell dirt bikes will have some. $5 ish

Edit: Check if the leakage is going anywhere near the brake disk or pads too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Poll: Liars
Views: 1,283
Posted By paturoa
How often do you use you bike for it's intended...

How often do you use you bike for it's intended purpose, ie adventure riding?

Ride 5 days a week commuting to work, and about 2 times per month for fun.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,783
Posted By paturoa
First time I've read (or old man's memory?) of a...

First time I've read (or old man's memory?) of a clutch problem
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By paturoa
Firstly realise that the TC settings don't effect...

Firstly realise that the TC settings don't effect the braking. You do that via the ABS setting. So with ABS in road setting the front brake also puts a little rear brake. The rear pedal only ever...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,202
Posted By paturoa
Tutoro are excellent. Price, ease of fitting and...

Tutoro are excellent. Price, ease of fitting and tuning are winners for me.

On my 1190 I've zip tied it on the right hand side (cooler and more room) the tube goes down by the foot brake tubes...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-26-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By paturoa
On a 250km ride yesterday I averaged 20 km/l or...

On a 250km ride yesterday I averaged 20 km/l or 47 mpg(us). Less than half of that on motorway at about 110kph(genuine) and the rest tight twisty back roads with lots of hills.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,707
Posted By paturoa
Agree your components comment, except you've got...

Agree your components comment, except you've got it back to front as the quality of the zook components are higher. For example, my '13 1190r had 28 things break in its first 12 months. My 650 strom...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,707
Posted By paturoa
So does KTM want to compete with the new vstrom...

So does KTM want to compete with the new vstrom 1000? Can see that being a sales success as the zook will likely be a lot cheaper.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
On both my '13 and '14 rs the wiring is...

On both my '13 and '14 rs the wiring is identical, two connectors in rear, two in front and the socket all off ACC1 and ACC2.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
One is always on and fuses directly to the batt....

One is always on and fuses directly to the batt. The other is ignition controlled (but I thought it was 1 amp??). There are matching connectors by the headlight. Edit and is also the always on power...
Forum: New Zealand 10-15-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By paturoa
Telecom is now called Spark. They probably have...

Telecom is now called Spark. They probably have the best deal for you as most public phone booths also do 1gig of wifi data per day too. Spark also has the best coverage. Failing that Skinny have an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-13-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
My 14 au version just got flashed a new dash...

My 14 au version just got flashed a new dash release and oil pressure is back for favourites. I had to reset the trips to get the the decimal points correct on the fuel calcs as it said I had a fuel...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-13-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By paturoa
Both my 13 aus and 14 versions stay in the...

Both my 13 aus and 14 versions stay in the selected TC mode, other than off.
Forum: New Zealand 10-13-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By paturoa
And oldie but a goodie (the old north / peak / 16...

And oldie but a goodie (the old north / peak / 16 to Wellsford)
...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 118,187
Posted By paturoa
Couldn't be phaffed reading the thread so this...

Couldn't be phaffed reading the thread so this might not be news. 2015 is planned to have traction and cruise control.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,061
Posted By paturoa
Just did a merkin trip earlier this year and the...

Just did a merkin trip earlier this year and the LA traffic is nuts. Really agressive lane changes without indicators. Well done for the avoid.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,432
Posted By paturoa
I got the factory tall touring screen and it is...

I got the factory tall touring screen and it is fine. I only get buffetting in cross winds or following other vehicles.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By paturoa
Front changes as per normal. No dog bones on...

Front changes as per normal.

No dog bones on the 1190. The top of the shock bolts diretly to the frame and the bottom directly to the swing arm so you'll have to get a bit creative.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 46,227
Posted By paturoa
Here is mine in2007 off to the Brass Monkey. ...

Here is mine in2007 off to the Brass Monkey.

Edit: Should never have sold that bike

http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/paturoa/Brass%20Monkey%202007/161-6188_IMG.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
Pics are really small. Looks like the the front...

Pics are really small. Looks like the the front seat mount thingy.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 679,739
Posted By paturoa
I was available in the early release '13s but...

I was available in the early release '13s but hasn't been a favorite item since.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,388
Posted By paturoa
17000 km on my R and a couple of thou left. Lots...

17000 km on my R and a couple of thou left. Lots of nanna riding!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
South from Clinton the next morning was pretty ho...

South from Clinton the next morning was pretty ho hum unti I did a right turn onto route 99 about 50km south of Clinton. Another must do road people.

Awesome, awesome, awesome road. Is that too...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Telkwa Clinton

No cigar folks at Clinton.

Anyway the riding was a chore today as I had a sleep in after not a lot of sleep overnight. The miles seemed to go too slowly and I eventually stopped at Fraser Lake for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Iskut to Telkwa

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The overnight camp was just north of Iskut and was at a really nice camp ground called Mountain View.

Got up early enough and packed the mule. On the road about 8am and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Whitehorse to somewhere south of where I had dinner

Gased up and headed back the main drag with a right turn onto route 37 (Dease Lake hway).

Route 37 is a standout road. There was near zero traffic and lots of sweeping corners. In a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Tok to Whitehorse via top of the world highway

The camp at TOK's wifi wasn't working (not surprise there as it wasn't working on the trip north either)

When i got to Tok that night I collapsed into my sleeping bag after a very nervous ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Fairbanks to Tok

Up a little later and off for breakfast where I had a good chat with a local biker and he pointed me at the local coin operated car wash so I could give it a clean.

Wow was there a load of crud on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Ride Day 13: Prudhoe Bay to Fairbanks July 27

Packed the mule after a big breakfast (remember food included) and rode around to the Prudhoe Camp which is where the bus left from.

Slow trip out to the Arctic ocean and dipped my toes in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,581
Posted By paturoa
Ride Day 12: Prudhoe Bay to Prudhoe Bay July 26

Not much happening today. I was going to visit the Arctic ocean but the company I'd been emailing website now goes to a weird Japanese site (look like porn?). The emails have been bounced as no such...
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