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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Peanuts
The M8 one which is vertical? Goes into a stub...

The M8 one which is vertical?
Goes into a stub on the actual frame?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Peanuts
The early cush uses a single 3206 Double Row...

The early cush uses a single 3206 Double Row Angular Contact Bearing 30 bore x 62 od x 23.8mm wide

The later cush uses 2 6006 Open Deep Groove Ball Bearing 30 bore x 55 od x 13mm wide so you would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Peanuts
Which exact bolt/screw are we talking about?

Which exact bolt/screw are we talking about?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By Peanuts
Interesting how those that have had this issue...

Interesting how those that have had this issue have cured it using the low cost approach,

while those that have never had the issue and have not physically seen the damaged parts in the flesh...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Peanuts
Nice of him to not do a proper fix whilst it was...

Nice of him to not do a proper fix whilst it was apart!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By Peanuts
Check that the clutch lever has a tiny bump cast...

Check that the clutch lever has a tiny bump cast into it to actuate the clutch switch.
The lever is exactly the same as the readily available KTM EXC lever apart from the bump. Maybe the PO broke a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Peanuts
^ what they say Also, if they are a much...

^ what they say

Also, if they are a much stronger rate you may struggle to get the spring pulled down to fit the 22mm wrench. So insert it onto the cartridge between the coils of the spring lower...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,949
Posted By Peanuts
The main thing is to get it sitting on both feet...

The main thing is to get it sitting on both feet of the stand. Then press on the stand with your foot while pulling just a little on the rail.

I cheated and shortened my stand until the rear wheel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Peanuts
That's an EXC/SX caliper, not an Adventure...

That's an EXC/SX caliper, not an Adventure caliper. Mistake in the book!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12,113
Views: 2,677,455
Posted By Peanuts
Think of the weight saving and ease of puncture...

Think of the weight saving and ease of puncture repair if you went Alpina tubeless ;)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By Peanuts
55Nmn! I use 25 Nm. Never had one loosen or...

55Nmn!
I use 25 Nm. Never had one loosen or leak.

I do however have a pair that came with a bike where I cannot get the base valve undone as I suspect the previous owner used too much torque or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Peanuts
I think a 4 piston caliper will catch on the...

I think a 4 piston caliper will catch on the spokes of a 21" wheel, unless it is a slim 4 pot designed specifically for the job.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Peanuts
The bracket in that 2013 thread is made by...

The bracket in that 2013 thread is made by Braking, part number POW94L, probably still available at some retailers.

If you cannot find one locally I can help find one here and post to you, along...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Peanuts
Red > Blue/Black Black > Brown Blue not...

Red > Blue/Black
Black > Brown
Blue not connected
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Peanuts
I have recently shipped one of these brackets to...

I have recently shipped one of these brackets to a Canadian who is putting it on his SE
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/KevTechBrakebracket.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,087
Posted By Peanuts
What does the new battery read with engine stood?...

What does the new battery read with engine stood? Engine running?

Any flashes from the Fi light?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,619
Views: 8,286,725
Posted By Peanuts
Crispy Designs in UK. ...

Crispy Designs in UK.

http://crispydesigns.co.uk/collections/ktm-adventure/products/ktm-adventure-racing-orange
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Peanuts
The sensor has 3 wires. 12v supply, ground and...

The sensor has 3 wires. 12v supply, ground and signal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Peanuts
The axle nut pulls everything together. Nothing...

The axle nut pulls everything together. Nothing will have play then.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Peanuts
Yes

Yes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Peanuts
If you repeatedly short the Brown/black wire to...

If you repeatedly short the Brown/black wire to the black/orange on/off/on/off the display should show a speed. This will prove your sensor is at fault.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,879
Posted By Peanuts
It must be a challenge setting sag with such...

It must be a challenge setting sag with such large fuel tanks? The load will vary so much throughout the day.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Peanuts
sounds like there is not enough lever play. The...

sounds like there is not enough lever play. The actuator rod should be able to move up/down a little away from the piston.

As a quick test, create a silly amount of play and see if the fluid will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
I have always changed my own tyres on anything...

I have always changed my own tyres on anything from an enduro bike to a sports bike. I use 6" levers and concentrate more on keeping the bead in the well of the rim than pulling and heaving on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
Does that stand store under the seat? ;)

Does that stand store under the seat? ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
Thanks to everyone for their advice. Good...

Thanks to everyone for their advice.

Good point about rim damage, I carry plastic rim protectors on my own bike so I guess I had better pack those too.

I wonder if shower gel would double up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
Great help, thanks. So there are no rim...

Great help, thanks.

So there are no rim locks in the 800GS wheels?

Dead easy puncture repairs :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
Good point, thanks. I will bring a socket on a...

Good point, thanks. I will bring a socket on a lead and connect to the battery. So T25 to get to the battery and probably 10mm for the terminals.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
That's what I was hoping, thanks. What about...

That's what I was hoping, thanks.

What about rimlocks, does the F800GS have them? If so, which wrench do I need?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
I saw the 70East tool list, very comprehensive...

I saw the 70East tool list, very comprehensive but I just want the bare minimum. My normal tool pack for my KTMs is very small and very different to BMW fixings.

Interesting difference of opinion...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peanuts
Minimum tools to remove wheels

I am renting a recent model year R800GS for 10 days and the company (Motoquest) do no supply a tool kit. I will feel happier if I have the bare minimum tools to repair a flat tyre.

I think I need...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Peanuts
You may have had too much fluid in the system. As...

You may have had too much fluid in the system. As the brake warmed up the fluid expanded and had no-where to go but push out the pistons, making the situation worse and worse.

Another possibility...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12,113
Views: 2,677,455
Posted By Peanuts
That hose just joins the two tanks together at...

That hose just joins the two tanks together at the top......
I am considering blanking mine off as the hose is a pita and I cant see why its needed as the tanks vent to atmosphere via the front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Peanuts
KTM plates are good quality. The steels were...

KTM plates are good quality.

The steels were maybe polished and needed de-glazing on a wire wheel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By Peanuts
So that's 2 of us that are happy with the FH008....

So that's 2 of us that are happy with the FH008. Get one bought ;)

I bought mine from a specialist Honda breaker for 25.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By Peanuts
I used a FH008EH of a Fireblade. 2 years ago and...

I used a FH008EH of a Fireblade. 2 years ago and not missed a beat. I used this style as it does not have plugs to corrode. I soldered the wires direct to the alternator and output wires

Plenty of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Peanuts
Every Winter I empty my tanks, leave the lid open...

Every Winter I empty my tanks, leave the lid open and lay them flat in my attic. No problems.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Peanuts
I have upped the miles on a few by using one of...

I have upped the miles on a few by using one of these
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Peanuts
I use the KTM worm clips everywhere, including on...

I use the KTM worm clips everywhere, including on the short hoses on the heads.
10001020000 HOSE CLAMP GEMI 16-27
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By Peanuts
Thanks, Motoguy. PM sent :)

Thanks, Motoguy. PM sent :)
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