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Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By ICERIDER
Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give...

Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give it more friction? Taking care the de-greaser doesn't contaminate the seal.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By ICERIDER
Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low...

Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low miles too. Does it have more power?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By ICERIDER
All the above, and back off the clutch springs,...

All the above, and back off the clutch springs, and see if you can get the valve springs unloaded. take the valve covers off and check. Keep it under your bed!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 299,476
Posted By ICERIDER
I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External...

I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External strengtheners before the foot lever, and with new springs it just about worked. It seemed heavy and lazy to come to the UP position. If you're having...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By ICERIDER
Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a...

Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a good ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 573,095
Posted By ICERIDER
Hi there Andi and Ellen. I took my eye off...

Hi there Andi and Ellen.

I took my eye off you guys for some time so just caught up today. Geez don't know what to say! You've both kicked that high-alt Bolivian shit well and truly in the guts....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By ICERIDER
Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I...

Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I always remove the numbers so folk later are not confused. You'll never have to wait for shims again, and you can take it to what you want, as long as you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By ICERIDER
I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but...

I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but haven't seen any problems with the speedo. I just looked and the buttons on my discs seem to be well away from the sensor. I'm wondering if you have an...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By ICERIDER
Loose article causes restricted steering!

Watch out for this killer!

The steering lock is poor enough on the 950 Adventure to start with, but when I suddenly found it restricted to 1/2 left lock whilst moving it in the yard I got a very...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By ICERIDER
A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you...

A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you take? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 573,095
Posted By ICERIDER
Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great...

Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great following you in all your famous details and emotions. Just seen that Trevor Angel is thinking of putting his bike in a crate and switching continents....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By ICERIDER
Sounds to me that some of your recent additions...

Sounds to me that some of your recent additions may be pulling your battery down overnight. Seems a bit of a coincidence it happened straight after.

Have you tried disconnecting them one by one to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ICERIDER
Beautiful pictures. Nice leisurely ride. That...

Beautiful pictures. Nice leisurely ride. That brings back memories from 40 years ago when my brother trusted me with his Norton 750 Commando there one evening.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 573,095
Posted By ICERIDER
Hew there Andi & Ellen, What a time you're...

Hew there Andi & Ellen,

What a time you're having! Good to see youz on the farm feeling at home.

I know a couple of key guys on the other side of the fence at the GP. Could be they'll have...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By ICERIDER
What are you complaining about? You got off...

What are you complaining about? You got off lightly :rofl

Thanks for corrections everybody. Totally makes sense. Some very good advice.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By ICERIDER
Your shock is filled with nitrogen gas. It's an...

Your shock is filled with nitrogen gas. It's an inert gas and doesn't expand with heat so the pressure stays almost the same. The fluid used in a shock is resistant to temperature change. As far as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 299,476
Posted By ICERIDER
There's a long thin alloy tube that goes down...

There's a long thin alloy tube that goes down from your adjuster to the lower guts of the fork. When I was putting my forks together I found that this tube could sit on a lip a few mm above it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By ICERIDER
Gefr I don't have a photo, but I seem to remember...

Gefr I don't have a photo, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that the overall bore diameter and piston of the Oberon is greater than OEM. It gives a slightly lighter lever but requires...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,713
Posted By ICERIDER
Nice info thanks. I'll use this setup on my...

Nice info thanks.

I'll use this setup on my SE for starters. Only difference is I have an Akra. I'm interested to see if anyone can answer your last question about tailpipe AFR.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By ICERIDER
I can tell you that the Oberon with billet...

I can tell you that the Oberon with billet mounting block works very well.

Probably requires a very slightly longer throw of the lever due to a larger diameter piston, but feels great. Fit and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By ICERIDER
That's going to be a great system when you have...

That's going to be a great system when you have it all finished. I want a CJ box too so I can keep essential kit on the bike at all times.
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 573,095
Posted By ICERIDER
Nice work Andi and Ellen! That was one hell of a...

Nice work Andi and Ellen! That was one hell of a ride. Sorry you had to go through it all. No injuries so thats good. It was really nice meeting you both through Jaime, great company for a few days....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,659
Views: 2,233,522
Posted By ICERIDER
Over the past couple of days I did a few upgrades...

Over the past couple of days I did a few upgrades to my Erzberg SE.

Fitted a 'gefr' 9mm s/s resleeved clutch master cylinder. Smooth as silk. Just enough action with my Oberon slave for 2-finger...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 299,476
Posted By ICERIDER
Changed my fork oil from 5W to 2.5W. 120mm air...

Changed my fork oil from 5W to 2.5W. 120mm air gap. The forks actually work now instead of trying to break my wrists. I'm talking about DS touring on gravel tracks with pot holes etc. I'm not saying...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By ICERIDER
Guys thanks for all the excellent info on this...

Guys thanks for all the excellent info on this issue. I wasn't really aware of it.

Keener I'm wondering if the previously damp condensation conditions of your flywheel case due to the worn seal...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,427
Posted By ICERIDER
I would be interested in seeing that also. Just...

I would be interested in seeing that also. Just going out to begin fitting mine today.

For the overflow, is it just secured to the headstock ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By ICERIDER
Not that I am an expert in these things, but you...

Not that I am an expert in these things, but you need to provide details if you want help. Model, engine/frame number etc. Part number if poss. Then check EBay etc. Good luck.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Interesting view of things. Of course one can...

Interesting view of things. Of course one can only go on the likely cause that is presented in plain view. (Something is broken because I very well remember falling and smashing the shit out of my...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Said parts now in Puerto Montt!

Said parts now in Puerto Montt!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By ICERIDER
Thanks for the report. Nice solution you came up...

Thanks for the report. Nice solution you came up with. Might think of doing that to my 950's. It's strange there is no secondary anchor method for such an important wire. Yank on the wire and you...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Said parts departing Madrid in 30 min. In Temuco...

Said parts departing Madrid in 30 min. In Temuco before 1500 GMT:D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,723
Posted By ICERIDER
OEM dampened or undampened would be hard to beat....

OEM dampened or undampened would be hard to beat.

I remember an inmate pointed out that if you go for a super hard aftermarket front you could run the risk of wearing out your output shaft...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Awe! Is it hot in here or it just me? Lol! Thanks...

Awe! Is it hot in here or it just me? Lol! Thanks for your very kind words.

No no no! Guys I've been in situations like this myself in the past. Somehow a big hand comes from somewhere and makes...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
17:18 in Austria now. I could get a new lock set...

17:18 in Austria now. I could get a new lock set to you by Tuesday. UK dealer says it has to be fitted/flashed by a KTM dealer to work. Don't know the in's and out's of that. I know the KTM guys in...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Anybody know where he is? I can get used...

Anybody know where he is?

I can get used parts to him by next Tuesday but he's gone to ground.
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 37,055
Posted By ICERIDER
Good luck to you both Donnie and Anna. Thanks for...

Good luck to you both Donnie and Anna. Thanks for a great RR, bringing us along on your trip. That 990 is starting to show some abrasion on the leading edges :clap. Good to see Anna is still enjoying...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,559
Posted By ICERIDER
Corsica. Step away from the Pisco's! ...

Corsica.

Step away from the Pisco's!

Check your PM.

This time next week you could be riding, but you've got to move quick!:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By ICERIDER
Really glad this subject cropped up. I just found...

Really glad this subject cropped up. I just found a nice set of 19/17 wheels for my 05.5 Adventure so I'm thinking the same. It turns out they belonged to Pyn!:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,580
Views: 1,716,643
Posted By ICERIDER
Wow! Nice find. Looks like new alright, poor...

Wow! Nice find. Looks like new alright, poor thing :D.

Where are you taking us on this one?
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