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Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,948
Posted By jeremyk
I'm sure this issue has been resolved and...

I'm sure this issue has been resolved and hopefully you've got your engine back together and running smoothly. As others have said, a simple polish is probably sufficient if you can't feel the wear...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 429,873
Posted By jeremyk
After riding with the KTM touring screen for a...

After riding with the KTM touring screen for a couple years now, I can say it is a vast improvement over the stock. I recently put the stock windscreen back on and was quickly reminded just how much...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,996
Posted By jeremyk
One trick to get more power to the pump would be...

One trick to get more power to the pump would be to use a relay in the circuit (triggered by the stock fuel pump "hot" wire) and run a dedicated, larger diameter wire from the battery to the relay to...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 429,873
Posted By jeremyk
I'm currently running the LL on the touring...

I'm currently running the LL on the touring screen. The touring screen alone was a nice improvement. The combination of the LL and the touring screen really produce a large shielded area for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,104
Posted By jeremyk
Some good ideas and plenty of work-arounds. ...

Some good ideas and plenty of work-arounds. We're nearing the end of the riding season here in MI, so I hope to make some adjustments over the next few months. Time to do a little more wrenching...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,104
Posted By jeremyk
I already had intentions of shortening the stand...

I already had intentions of shortening the stand this winter...just unhappy that I have to. I've never had a bike that stands so upright when on the kickstand. I have to be very mindful every time I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,104
Posted By jeremyk
Bluhduh Sick of bike tipping over - Add your photos

Yeah, I know I sound like a newbie but I had to vent.

My 990 Adv decided to take another "nap" today while I was at work. Somebody just came in to my office to inform me that my bike had fallen...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 429,873
Posted By jeremyk
I commented a long time ago asking if anyone was...

I commented a long time ago asking if anyone was using a Laminar Lip in addition to the touring screen. Looks like I'm going to have the chance to find out in a week or so.

The KTM touring...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By jeremyk
It drives me nuts to have my speedo off by so...

It drives me nuts to have my speedo off by so much and it was obvious that it was WAY off on the first day I drove my 990. I switched it to the 17" wheel option within the first 100 miles and never...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,910
Posted By jeremyk
Not sure if this link has been posted yet. ...

Not sure if this link has been posted yet.
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/647/7837/Motorcycle-Article/2012-Yamaha-Super-Tenere-First-Look.aspx
At the end of the article:

"This will be limited-run...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,331
Posted By jeremyk
Coupon Code for Pirelli Tires at Motorcycle Superstore

10% off coupon
Saved quite a bit on new tires for my 990 Adv.
Code: M320-PIRELLITEN

Also free shipping on orders over $89.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By jeremyk
I was thinking the same thing, but the...

I was thinking the same thing, but the driveability issues that I experienced after the service were almost identical to those before...just a little worse. It's possible that this connector has...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By jeremyk
Update: The fuel pump and filter were...

Update:

The fuel pump and filter were replaced under warranty and the bike ran very well for a couple of weeks. Then, one morning during my commute, I felt it stumble, then stall as I was I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,203
Posted By jeremyk
If fuel were an issue, I would expect that it...

If fuel were an issue, I would expect that it would bog, but stay "bogged" as you apply more throttle. I think this KTM hesitation problem is related to the secondary butterfly valves. I'm not...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,773
Views: 831,305
Posted By jeremyk
From my MI to CA to MI trip last year. The first...

From my MI to CA to MI trip last year. The first pic is on the way to CA, the second is on our return route.

I395 in Oregon, somewhere north of Lake Abert...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,559
Posted By jeremyk
Question Laminar Lip on Touring Screen

I installed the touring screen this spring and though I don't love it, it is definitely an improvement over stock. I'm a hair over 6', 34 " inseam. The touring screen takes a lot of the air...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 429,873
Posted By jeremyk
I've been running the touring windscreen this...

I've been running the touring windscreen this spring and have found it to be a nice improvement in cold weather riding and high speed driving.

Has anyone tried the Laminar Lip on a touring...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By jeremyk
Thank you very much. That's the connector I was...

Thank you very much. That's the connector I was referring to. Now I just need to find some time to work on the bike.

If anyone has descriptions for the wires, that would still be helpful. My...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,741
Posted By jeremyk
A similar sensor used in some FI cars uses a ball...

A similar sensor used in some FI cars uses a ball bearing and a magnet within a black box to complete the task of killing the fuel pump in a collision. When impacted, the ball bearing breaks away...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By jeremyk
Question Pinouts for large connector near coolant reservoir 990 ADV

I meant to take a picture of the connector before I left for work this morning but I forgot. This is the large connector that is visible if looking through the fairing vent near the coolant...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,041
Posted By jeremyk
Looking East toward Divide, Montana. We went...

Looking East toward Divide, Montana. We went straight through Wisdom. Get gas before you head into this part of Montana. We expected to find gas in Divide, but there was nothing. Rolled into...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,003
Posted By jeremyk
My fuel pump and filter were replaced at 1500...

My fuel pump and filter were replaced at 1500 miles. Bike runs great now. There were two issues. The first was that there was a red, slimy, watery substance throughout the throttle bodies. Like...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By jeremyk
Follow up: I got my bike bike from Life...

Follow up:

I got my bike bike from Life Cycle a couple months ago and the weather finally broke long enough to put a few hundred miles on the KTM. She's running great now. The fuel pump and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,996
Posted By jeremyk
Not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but...

Not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but running at a lower pressure will screw up air/fuel ratios under "open loop" operation (i.e. full throttle). In closed loop, the O2 sensors will likely...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 56,331
Posted By jeremyk
2 X width + inner diameter = O.D. :slurp

2 X width + inner diameter = O.D. :slurp
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 56,331
Posted By jeremyk
We need to know (1) fuel injector size (flow...

We need to know (1) fuel injector size (flow rate), and (2) fuel pressure. With that info. we can correctly select a size for a replacement fuel pump. It's pretty straight forward stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
I think it cost about $150/each one-way on the...

I think it cost about $150/each one-way on the ferry. I forget the exact price breakdown. I think the bike alone is around $75, plus passenger ticket, plus taxes, etc. Still, a much more relaxing...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
Day 8: Needless to say, we got a slow start on...

Day 8: Needless to say, we got a slow start on Day 8. Adam would lead us most of the way to L.A. before splitting off to visit a relative for the weekend.

We made a couple stops to take photos...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,400
Posted By jeremyk
I test road a BMW1200GS before purchasing a KTM...

I test road a BMW1200GS before purchasing a KTM 990 last fall.

They are both tall/heavy bikes. The GS had a nicer seat and better wind protection, but I didn't like the transmission on the GS....
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
I don't recall seeing the PC800, but I do recall...

I don't recall seeing the PC800, but I do recall a trip report involving one. :D I may have come across it when doing my research for this trip.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,203
Posted By jeremyk
Finally got my bike to the dealer. I insisted...

Finally got my bike to the dealer. I insisted that they check the fuel pump and filter even though they weren't originally going to.

They found a nasty orange slime/sludge throughout the throttle...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
Day 7 (continued): I should mention at this...

Day 7 (continued):

I should mention at this point that we had imposed a 2-beer per night limit on ourselves to ensure that we would be physically and mentally prepared to ride 500+ miles each day....
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
California Highway 36

Day 7: We'd finally made it to Hwy 36, called by some, "Head of the Dragon". It's 140 continuous miles of curves and hills with almost no traffic. A biker's paradise. :clap I urge anyone that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By jeremyk
Ahh, my last couple days before going on...

Ahh, my last couple days before going on Christmas vacation. Seems like a good time to finish up this trip report. OK...so where were we?

(Day 6 continued)
Our original plan was to ride from...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By jeremyk
Just took my 07' ADV to Life Cycle in Kalamazoo. ...

Just took my 07' ADV to Life Cycle in Kalamazoo. So far they have been great to work with. I don't have the bike back yet, but they seem to know what they're doing.

Off topic: Does anyone know...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,166
Posted By jeremyk
Arctic Challenge Article (KTM 990, BMW GSA, BMW F800GS)

Mods: If this is already posted somewhere else please delete.

Looks like the beginning of a good article....
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 56,331
Posted By jeremyk
Flow Rate

Flow rate can be calculated by simply knowing the peak HP of the engine and the PSI at which the fuel system operates.

Flow rate cannot be calculated from fuel consumption while cruising, as...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By jeremyk
Sorry Beartooth if I sounded ungrateful for the...

Sorry Beartooth if I sounded ungrateful for the info. you provided. It's just that I've read every thread on this subject and am already pretty well educated on the workings of fuel injection...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By jeremyk
"The hesitation sounds more like something to do...

"The hesitation sounds more like something to do with the emissions canisiters. If they get fuel in them it can make your motor flood and cause fuel smells etc. I would take the canisters off and not...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By jeremyk
KTM 990 ADV Stalling...Bad news, more bad news, good news, and TBD

I've had the "typical" stalling, hesitation, poor mileage, and surging that many have reported with the KTM 990 Adventure (mine is a 2007).

I purchased mine (new) in Sept. 2009 and started...
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