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Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,774
Posted By timolgra1
I like that!

I like that!
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,774
Posted By timolgra1
This works. ...

This works.
http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-640/i-Vz29Hhr/0/XL/P1010142-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,669
Posted By timolgra1
Can't remember offhand whether it's the Hepco and...

Can't remember offhand whether it's the Hepco and Becker or KTM but the rear rack has a Touratech plate and the tool tubes are simply held in place with HD cable ties as they wedge nicely against...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,669
Posted By timolgra1
I use two, like this. ...

I use two, like this.

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TAT/i-Vsq2pvS/0/XL/P1020396-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,253
Posted By timolgra1
Very true, I use one on my Husaberg 550 but a...

Very true, I use one on my Husaberg 550 but a local suspension specialist told me the only reason a Husaberg needs a steering damper is when the REAR shock is set up wrong.

Now that had me baffled...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,253
Posted By timolgra1
That's true, I have one on my 640 although don't...

That's true, I have one on my 640 although don't have it cranked up very much at all.
During my brief flirtation with a 690 however, that pile of shite did need one:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,523
Posted By timolgra1
The previous owner had them built, front is a...

The previous owner had them built, front is a CRF450 and rear 18" rim on standard hub both with anodised rims.

The only reason she wanted the bike was because it was red so the wheels sealed the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,523
Posted By timolgra1
It's a bit of a temporary job at the moment to...

It's a bit of a temporary job at the moment to see if it works.

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Anges-Dakar/i-BF8mjhk/0/XL/P1010519-XL.jpg

I have one on my 640 but have used some curved...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,523
Posted By timolgra1
Same here in the UK which means we can fit the...

Same here in the UK which means we can fit the tank from a 650GS/Dakar which carry a bit more fuel. :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,523
Posted By timolgra1
After stealing her Acerbis hand guards for my own...

After stealing her Acerbis hand guards for my own bike and feeling a bit guilty :evil I've fitted an early Dakar screen.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,523
Posted By timolgra1
Very good, here's my wife's bike also with a tall...

Very good, here's my wife's bike also with a tall screen.

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Holidays/Ireland-Sept-2014/i-Qh5zpW9/0/XL/P1010363-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,253
Posted By timolgra1
Save your violence for when you come to get the...

Save your violence for when you come to get the swing arm spindle out:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,253
Posted By timolgra1
Assuming you have the right bush in there, the...

Assuming you have the right bush in there, the shoulder should fit closer to the seal/bearing.

Have you tried tapping it in further?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,813
Posted By timolgra1
Ha, no we were lucky and it passed us by:norton

Ha, no we were lucky and it passed us by:norton
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,813
Posted By timolgra1
http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSers-Mong...

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSers-Mongolia-all/i-5cq6k3B/0/XL/P1000378-XL.jpg

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Krygystan/i-K9t3PfB/0/XL/P1020436-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 136,340
Posted By timolgra1
:D And this one from a couple of weeks ago. ...

:D

And this one from a couple of weeks ago.

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Holidays/Ireland-Sept-2014/i-P8Zb2Wr/0/L/hedges%20gscrop-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 136,340
Posted By timolgra1
Co. Antrim. N. Ireland :)

Co. Antrim. N. Ireland :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 136,340
Posted By timolgra1
http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Holidays/Ireland-Sept-...

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Holidays/Ireland-Sept-2014/i-nnbZGCQ/0/XL/P1010449%20-%20Copy-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 124,615
Posted By timolgra1
Dark Hedges Co.Antrim. Ireland. ...

Dark Hedges Co.Antrim. Ireland.

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Holidays/Ireland-Sept-2014/i-GVJmXtW/0/XL/hedgess%20bw-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 211,198
Posted By timolgra1
Oops sorry I missed your question, yes it's an...

Oops sorry I missed your question, yes it's an old screen from an early 650 Dakar.

I filled the gap in the screen for the Dakar headlight with a piece of black plastic bucket, gaffa tape and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,669
Posted By timolgra1
Those are the one's. During a foolish.......

Those are the one's.

During a foolish.... but temporary...... journey into the world of 690s I mounted one on the inside of the pannier frame....
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,669
Posted By timolgra1
Trouble is the tabs break and you lose your tools...

Trouble is the tabs break and you lose your tools .... as I found out once :cry

On trips I use two tool tubes mounted on the sides of the luggage rack...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,561
Posted By timolgra1
Replace all the fuel lines and fit an line filter.

Replace all the fuel lines and fit an line filter.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 48,237
Posted By timolgra1
Do a quick throttle reset to eliminate that. ...

Do a quick throttle reset to eliminate that.

Ignition on wait for lights to go out open and close throttle twice.
Ignition off
Ignition on wait for lights and start. Don't touch the throttle and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By timolgra1
Keep the stock one :) On the feed line I...

Keep the stock one :)

On the feed line I decided it better not to replace the complete length but to retain the ktm connector and cut the old pipe around 30mm from the connector towards the pump,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 211,198
Posted By timolgra1
Yes it's a modified 650 Dakar screen, one small...

Yes it's a modified 650 Dakar screen, one small cap bolt through the centre and cable tied to the gsp mount.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By timolgra1
For those in the UK, this is what I used, cheap...

For those in the UK, this is what I used, cheap as well.

https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p/cohline-rubber-in-tank-fuel-hose-per-metre-2190-0615
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 211,198
Posted By timolgra1
http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Trans-Amer...

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Trans-America-Trail-2013/i-QzVFQ3x/0/XL/P1040207-XL.jpg

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Trans-America-Trail-2013/i-BVkXChN/0/XL/P1040266-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,018,253
Posted By timolgra1
Out on it today and still loving it :raabia ...

Out on it today and still loving it :raabia

http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-640/i-sKVR875/0/XL/P1000795-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By timolgra1
Did the bike have anti freeze in the coolant?

Did the bike have anti freeze in the coolant?
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By timolgra1
So cruel ..... but fair:D

So cruel ..... but fair:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,653
Posted By timolgra1
Hi, the forks were already sorted with the...

Hi, the forks were already sorted with the conversion from RR and revalved when I acquired the bike.
But I've found it steers and handles best with the forks 14mm up the yokes.

Biggest...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,653
Posted By timolgra1
I'm using a Rally Raid rallye shock but with only...

I'm using a Rally Raid rallye shock but with only a 80nm spring, it's super plush now and at last the bike handles the way I'd like so instead of bouncing of rocks it just floats over them:1drink
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19,759
Views: 2,287,604
Posted By timolgra1
Either get someone to sit on the bike or try to...

Either get someone to sit on the bike or try to pull the bike down a bit with your left hand, you should be able to get a screwdriver on it then.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,720
Posted By timolgra1
Great thread! I don't find vibration much of...

Great thread!

I don't find vibration much of an issue at all with my 640 adv these days and put it down to using an FCR 41 with correct jetting ie. not too lean......or perhaps some bikes are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,271
Posted By timolgra1
Probably because it needs remapping to take...

Probably because it needs remapping to take advantage.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By timolgra1
If you want a soap box why not us it to tell us...

If you want a soap box why not us it to tell us how to repair a 640 fuel tank!
Forum: Europe 01-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By timolgra1
The F35 unsurfaced road across Iceland is easily...

The F35 unsurfaced road across Iceland is easily doable with a pillion as there's no river crossings.

My lady managed it!...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19,759
Views: 2,287,604
Posted By timolgra1
I'm suprised we can't just buy replacement...

I'm suprised we can't just buy replacement bearings and pin as we can with the 640......or perhaps source some quality parts elsewhere?
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,453,250
Posted By timolgra1
Similar set up with mine, I'm 6ft and just about...

Similar set up with mine, I'm 6ft and just about get away with it:huh
http://timolgra.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-690R/i-cqZqVnM/0/XL/P1050145-XL.jpg
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