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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,328
Posted By sproot
So It's possible the sensor is just a low ohm...

So It's possible the sensor is just a low ohm shunt resistor and it measures the voltage across it? Anyone have the wiring diagram?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,328
Posted By sproot
Hmmm, so it's just you and I then. Great:baldy...

Hmmm, so it's just you and I then. Great:baldy Mine's in for a service next month, I'll ask the tech if there's any way to change it. I thought it might be a EuroNannyState thing, but maybe not.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By sproot
An inmate kindly provided this pic...

An inmate kindly provided this pic (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25967347&postcount=2), maybe you can use that for ref until someone posts a list?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By sproot
It's not just you, but it took me a while to gel...

It's not just you, but it took me a while to gel with the 950 so I'm giving it time :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,328
Posted By sproot
I'm pretty certain that the Highbeam isn't...

I'm pretty certain that the Highbeam isn't monitored - I'm sure there are reports of people running without the load resistor for it. It's possible though that it is monitored, but not as frequently...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,482
Posted By sproot
:eek1 :lol3 I'm not brave enough for that,...

:eek1 :lol3

I'm not brave enough for that, but then I don't have the skills to make a new one when it snaps on me!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By sproot
I used shorter bolts on mine - the supplied set...

I used shorter bolts on mine - the supplied set looked like they were just waiting to puncture the tank. I still don't like them though, and the one time I dropped it the only things that hit the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By sproot
Check out the tyre thread...

Check out the tyre thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=951856), there's loads of people running 150s (on the STD model at least)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,866
Posted By sproot
I bought mine (13 MY) used, and the PO had...

I bought mine (13 MY) used, and the PO had suffered all the recalls, it's been faultless since I've had it.

So no, yes :lol3
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,482
Posted By sproot
How do the hoses / cables look? I tried my Rox...

How do the hoses / cables look? I tried my Rox Risers, which are about 2", and I couldn't get full lock on the bars, but this might have been because I'd gone vertically upwards rather than up and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By sproot
There's a thread on here with comment from...

There's a thread on here with comment from someone who got the Kineo wheels for his 990, the rear hub / sprocket fell apart in short order. He got his money back, so it was presumably a design flaw,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By sproot
I've seen both Braking and Galfer wavy rotors for...

I've seen both Braking and Galfer wavy rotors for the Adventure, but I didn't check if the part #s were the same as for the RC8. My experience with the Braking version would suggest that they have a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 517,334
Posted By sproot
I recognise that shop (my nearest), didn't know...

I recognise that shop (my nearest), didn't know they were moving though. I plan to have mine at the 'ring next summer, wouldn't have thought of taking it to a drag strip though, kudos to you!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 50,635
Posted By sproot
This was how I expected it to work And...

This was how I expected it to work



And this is presumably how it does, since I'd only just turned it off. Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 50,635
Posted By sproot
Maybe it's just mine but: The hazard flashers...

Maybe it's just mine but: The hazard flashers work when the ignition is off, just asking for some kid to troll you when it's parked up, come back to a dead battery.

Mine's the Euro model too, with...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-26-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,388
Posted By sproot
Unless your charging circuit is broken :deal:lol3

Unless your charging circuit is broken :deal:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,662,893
Posted By sproot
That's what I thought, but the ABS was on and I'd...

That's what I thought, but the ABS was on and I'd just switched it to 'rain' mode a few minutes earlier.

Guess it means I won't have to worry about ABS after fitting a 19/17 wheelset at least,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-09-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,662,893
Posted By sproot
I guess everyone's seen this...

I guess everyone's seen this (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972066) by now?

Also, I locked the rear wheel up with the TC in rain mode on some super shiny bitumen at the weekend. Is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-05-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By sproot
There are two Give plates for the 1190, the one...

There are two Give plates for the 1190, the one you show (that I have) which doubles as a rack and another (cheaper) one in plastic (SR7703) that's only really useful for mounting the box.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-26-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By sproot
I posted this...

I posted this (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001245) a little while ago, as you can see by the dearth of replies it's not a widely understood topic yet, early days I guess.

There's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,022
Posted By sproot
Has anyone ever tried the Powerparts Li battery?...

Has anyone ever tried the Powerparts Li battery? Might only be available for the 1190, but I guess it won't affect the warranty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By sproot
Question 19/17 Wheelset on the 1190R

So there's already a thread about a 17/17 set on the standard model, but there's more discussion about 'why' than 'how', I guess because it's early days in the 1190 model lifecycle so nobody knows. I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,363
Posted By sproot
I was looking at fitting a 19/17 wheelset to my...

I was looking at fitting a 19/17 wheelset to my 1190R, I loved it on my 950, mostly for the wider choice in road rubber. Interesting to see that the MTC/ABS works without any mods, I would have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,444
Views: 2,443,510
Posted By sproot
Going anywhere nice?

Going anywhere nice?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By sproot
I think you can just rotate the spindle so that...

I think you can just rotate the spindle so that the lugs are pointing backwards, will allow the wheel to move forward enough to fit.

Worked on my 950 at least...
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By sproot
These (http://www.superbikerental.co.uk/) are...

These (http://www.superbikerental.co.uk/) are just down the road from me, I've only ever hired a truck from them (they're part of a larger company) but their fleet is impressive. It's about an hour...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,716
Posted By sproot
I just bought that bearing, it fits, don't know...

I just bought that bearing, it fits, don't know how long it will last but it was an improvement over the seized original!
I couldn't find a match for the top one either, ended up getting the KTM OE...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By sproot
I just did this, including moving the solenoid to...

I just did this, including moving the solenoid to where the SAS gubbins used to sit, I only had to extend one wire (the one from the regulator/rectifier), all the other cables just fit.
I used...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,177
Views: 566,232
Posted By sproot
Cry Billet hub failure

So this is interesting to me, because I have a set of your 19/17 Caponord / Billet wheels on my 950 Adventure, and the rear hub arrived with one of the disk mounting holes out of line (I had to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By sproot
That is fantastic, I've got a Renazco seat which...

That is fantastic, I've got a Renazco seat which is missing the two rear rubber feet. I've just seen the solution, thank you :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By sproot
Does it get hot? I've thought about doing that,...

Does it get hot? I've thought about doing that, but seem to remember hearing something about it being too hot close to the exhaust.

I was considering running a couple of leads up there from the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-29-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 268,896
Posted By sproot
The blue is lovely, but it doesn't seem to be...

The blue is lovely, but it doesn't seem to be listed as an option, is it a custom spray job?
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,633
Posted By sproot
Hi Woody :wave Still loving my 19/17 setup...

Hi Woody :wave

Still loving my 19/17 setup on the 950 Adventure, truly can do anything now :D

Love it so much, in fact, that I've worn the wheel bearings out :cry What size are they (rears, at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By sproot
Sounds like your drive sprocket has fallen off...

Sounds like your drive sprocket has fallen off /stripped your drive shaft, have you looked at it when it's in gear and running? I wouldn't think it was the clutch hydraulics - don't they usually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,670
Posted By sproot
This might be a stupid question, but: The rad fan...

This might be a stupid question, but: The rad fan is working, right? You can hear it running when the guage hits five bars?

I've seen a bike exhibit the symptoms you describe, it had a pebble...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By sproot
Is the 2010 pre - immobilser? That would swing it...

Is the 2010 pre - immobilser? That would swing it for me, check out all the "bike stopped, needs new ecu/keys/antenna" threads :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,113
Posted By sproot
+1 My 04 950 started vibrating like a bitch...

+1

My 04 950 started vibrating like a bitch after a recent 5day / 2000 mile trip, my wife said it was almost unbearable through the rear pegs, turned out my scottoiler had run dry and so was my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By sproot
Assuming that the link pipe between the two tanks...

Assuming that the link pipe between the two tanks is working correctly and both valves are open, if the levels in the tanks are different you're not properly vented in at least one of them.

Just...
Forum: Europe 04-14-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,205
Posted By sproot
It's very easy, even more so if you take the...

It's very easy, even more so if you take the chunnel. You can get there and back in a day easily, with time for lunch and shopping :)
Ferries go from Dover to Calais, you can probably just turn up,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By sproot
If there's a matching one on the opposite side,...

If there's a matching one on the opposite side, below the front of the seat near the rear cylinder head, it's the EPC plug.
Looks like yours was done already :deal
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