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Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
I didn't consider that. That makes sense.

I didn't consider that. That makes sense.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
Day 5: Yampa, Co to Laramie, WY I was in...

Day 5: Yampa, Co to Laramie, WY
I was in Steamboat till lunch looking for some different pants. The ones I brought are a little baggy for me. Out of steamboat without eating lunch (mistake 1), I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
Day 4: Left the hotel around 9:30, after a...

Day 4:
Left the hotel around 9:30, after a highly mediocre continental breakfast. This would be another amazing day of riding. As you work your way north through Hartsel and Como, the scenery...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
Day 3: Storm King to Yampa, CO Again, I did...

Day 3: Storm King to Yampa, CO
Again, I did not sleep well. Right before the trip I found over 15 small holes in my REI campbed 2.5. I tried to patch them with no success, and ended up buying a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
Day 2: Abiquiu, NM to Storm King Campground, CO ...

Day 2: Abiquiu, NM to Storm King Campground, CO
While checking out the upcoming route, I realized that the file is messed up for this section on the Garmin. It only showed a .5 mile section. It...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By jobysw
The Great Divide

The Great Divide
Santa Fe, NM to Laramie, WY and back

The America the Beautiful Ride is the most appropriate name for this journey as I reflect on the endless awe inspiring scenery. I have seen...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By jobysw
Nice setup. I have the same bike and Tci rack and...

Nice setup. I have the same bike and Tci rack and am considering the dirt bagz. Can you elaborate on what you had to do to get the racks to work together? Also, did you reinforce your fender brace at...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-30-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 555,219
Posted By jobysw
North Dallas

I have basic tools, a large backyard for tents or a spare room and cold beer here in Richardson, Tx. I'm right off of 75.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By jobysw
I will be traveling with it from now on.

I will be traveling with it from now on.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By jobysw
You need a Ducati special tool, or a 55mm wrench...

You need a Ducati special tool, or a 55mm wrench to remove the rear wheel. Most shops don't carry those. I didn't want to risk a local shop not having it after waiting a day. It was Sunday and no one...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By jobysw
The Great Southwest

So I did it. I bought into the hype. I took my 2003 VFR and 2007 990 Adventure to the Ducati dealership to trade for a white 2012 Multistrada S Touring. They got me. I have been drooling over this...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,237,078
Posted By jobysw
Hey guys, I bought my '12 a month ago. I have...

Hey guys, I bought my '12 a month ago. I have 3,500 miles on it so far and am loving it. I traded in a 07 990 adv and a 03 VFR Interceptor. It dont miss either one. Just now getting around to reading...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By jobysw
Did you ever figure this out? mine is doing the...

Did you ever figure this out? mine is doing the exact same thing.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
The tuner worked three hours on the dyno with no...

The tuner worked three hours on the dyno with no improvement. I unfortunately don't have the money to let someone learn the bike and software. To be fair, he was very diligent, and only charged me...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
Ok, I adjusted the tps and changed the plugs...

Ok, I adjusted the tps and changed the plugs again. They don't look bad. I took it to a tuner. He does not have any KTM or tuneecu experience, but said he would give it a shot. According to the dyno,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
Thanks a lot for that info. I will give it a...

Thanks a lot for that info. I will give it a shot. I dont know much about EFI at all, but I think my bike might be too rich in the flat spot. It will even bog if i really feather the throttle...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
The resistors I used to bypass the O2 sensors...

The resistors I used to bypass the O2 sensors with were pinched in the tank. I was scared for a minute. The flat spot is still there. It is running a lot better though. No dying at all. Any tips on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
New problem. I unhooked the ECU for about 20 min....

New problem. I unhooked the ECU for about 20 min. Hooked it back up and did a 15 min idle. After about 5 miles i grabbed a bit of throttle and it shut down completely. Electonics and all. The power...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
You can see where it was rubbing on the air box...

You can see where it was rubbing on the air box long enough to grind a slot in the plastic...

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l243/jobysw/851e8866.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
Found the problem. I feel like an idiot. ...

Found the problem. I feel like an idiot.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l243/jobysw/d751a1c6.jpg

I pushed it back down, and after a trip to the parts store for another hose clamp (over...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
the akro map works with stock exhaust?

the akro map works with stock exhaust?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
For reference, so far I have changed the fuel...

For reference, so far I have changed the fuel pump and filters, bypassed the O2 sensors, checked the compression (180 psi - front, 190 psi rear), changed the spark plugs, re-loaded oem map followed...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
My Tuneecu cable came in. I had a little time to...

My Tuneecu cable came in. I had a little time to hook it up and get some readings. It gave me 3 codes when I hooked it up, but after clearing them they didn't come back. I Re-loaded the stock map and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By jobysw
http://www.tuneecu.com/ ...

http://www.tuneecu.com/

http://www.dualsportwarehouse.com/CJ-Designs-Tune-Ecu-Cables-For-KTM-Engines-TUNE-C-KTM.htm

You should try searching the forum. Lots of info on this topic.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,251
Posted By jobysw
Thanks a lot for the info. I was starting to...

Thanks a lot for the info. I was starting to think it was something with the tps. I ordered a Tune ECU cable. It should be here by the weekend. I will tear it back down and clean the connector. What...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
I got a compression reading. The rear was 180 psi...

I got a compression reading. The rear was 180 psi and the front was 190 psi. I did them twice to make sure. I got a decent craftsman gauge, so I guess it is fairly accurate. I changed the plugs,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
Also, I was told by the dealer that the exhaust...

Also, I was told by the dealer that the exhaust is going to feel different because of the difference in routing and the crossover pipe.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
It runs good above 5k rpm. Is that possible with...

It runs good above 5k rpm. Is that possible with compression issues?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
I just pulled the spark plugs. Changing them in...

I just pulled the spark plugs. Changing them in the morning.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l243/jobysw/bfcae5bb.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
I bypassed the lambda's with a 330 ohm and a 1 m...

I bypassed the lambda's with a 330 ohm and a 1 m ohm resistor to put it into the "fixed map". It didn't fix it. I guess I'll do the canisterectomy next. I'm running out of ideas.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,251
Posted By jobysw
Did you ever figure it out? I changed the pump...

Did you ever figure it out? I changed the pump with no improvement.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
Ok, I have changed the fuel filters with no...

Ok, I have changed the fuel filters with no improvement. I took it in to my local dealer. They said the fuel pressure was marginal and fluctuating. They told me that they called KTM and concluded it...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,251
Posted By jobysw
I am having the exact same issue with my 07. I...

I am having the exact same issue with my 07. I Changed the plugs and fuel filters to no avail. I eventually took it to my local dealer. They said it is the fuel pump. The pressure was 10 - 15 psi low...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
I was just reading about that on the H.O.W. I...

I was just reading about that on the H.O.W. I think at 12k its worth doing even if it doesn't fix it. I'll order the filter kit and report back.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,167
Posted By jobysw
2007 990 ADV Problem

I recently bought a 2007 990 aventure from a friend and fellow inmate. He bought it from scuderia west in san fran as a demo in 2008. It has 12k miles. I have been with this bike on a lot of its...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By jobysw
Hose doesn't seem to be clogged

The master will pump air through the hose to the slave. I pulled the hose off at the slave and I could pump air out, but it won't pull oil from the reservoir. It seems that the clog is between the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By jobysw
04 950 Clutch problem

I have searched for this issue to no avail. What would cause the master cylinder to not pump oil from the reservoir? I tried back bleeding it by pushing with the syringe from the slave, and it wont...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By jobysw
I am not 100% sure, but I think it is coming from...

I am not 100% sure, but I think it is coming from the bottom. I will investigate further this afternoon.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By jobysw
I also had a pirelli scorpion put on the back, an...

I also had a pirelli scorpion put on the back, an oil pressure sending unit and back brake pads put on. $850 for labor, the rest parts.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By jobysw
Knock during idle

Good morning,

I recently had my 04 950 adv put in the shop for a leaking head gasket. They also adjusted the valves. $1600 later, I am standing in my garage listening to a horrible knock during...
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