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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 85,655
Posted By philip Kelly
I have read this thread from start to finish. ...

I have read this thread from start to finish.
So if any of you were putting a bike together and didn't have 30-40 grand to spend, what would you go for and why.
Would anybody go the Honds Yamaha...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 36,548
Posted By philip Kelly
Mayo Trip 2

Mayo Trip 2
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 36,548
Posted By philip Kelly
Mayo Trip

Mayo trip on KTM 640 ADV
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 36,548
Posted By philip Kelly
KTM 2003 57,000km on clock

I have her a while now and took her up the Dublin Mountains a while back.
Great Day but the bike makes it all the better.
The wide shots are from MAyo last year managed to get to mayo for three...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
Thanks for the reply. I forgot to mention...

Thanks for the reply.

I forgot to mention she has 57,500km on the clock....very proud of that.
Only one two in dublin, only 6 or 7 in ireland, as far as i know.

Phil
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
I am uploading an image of my bike as it stands. ...

I am uploading an image of my bike as it stands.
It is a 03 but has the colours of a 02.

Have panniers but no rack. would love one.

What can I to this bike to make it better.
It is a bog...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
what is a pui? i must stick up some photos...

what is a pui?

i must stick up some photos of my bike and u can tell what i can do to improve it

can I ask do any of you guys ever go to the ktm website.

its pretty shore never any news...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
Sorry I am using a HTC HD2 and it makes a mess of...

Sorry I am using a HTC HD2 and it makes a mess of the forum, can't see half of what you are typing.

Phil
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
[quote=crazybrit]You want a 690 {something} for...

[quote=crazybrit]You want a 690 {something} for $3k? Ok.


Wasn't your initial question about why KTM isn't making one? After 10 followups I just don't get the above. Oh well.[/quote


I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
30k no 3k yes. I don't think it is big...

30k no 3k yes.

I don't think it is big enough for long trips.
990 seems like
a better touring.
I love dirt bikes and tall road bikes hard to find a match.
I also love the dakar look.
it is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
can someone tell me is the 690 adventure a...

can someone tell me is the 690 adventure a special or are they purchasable and how much are they?
how big are they?

they are not on the ktm website so where do you see one.

thanks
phil
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
So what falls in to this catagory in your...

So what falls in to this catagory in your opinion.

Just out of interest.

I like the KTMS and the 640 adv I like .
I have had the 950 adv, and regret selling it, but times are hard.

So...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
I could not agree more......Maintanance is a real...

I could not agree more......Maintanance is a real pain with the 640, and especially if you are going away for a long trip the last thing you want is to have to stop every 5000km and service the damn...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
jasus very sorry didn't mean to upset you. I...

jasus very sorry didn't mean to upset you.
I did a search before I posted by the way.

the forum says adventures.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,384
Posted By philip Kelly
will ktm ever make a revised 640 adventure

do you think ktm will ever revisit their most popular thumper?

I love them but don't know why they ever stopped producing them.

what do ya think.

phil
Forum: Europe 05-15-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,263
Posted By philip Kelly
For Sale or swap KTM 640 adv 2003

KTM 640 Adv 2003

<HR style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #b3b3b3; COLOR: #b3b3b3" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Bike Make : KTM

Bike Model :640 Adv

Year :2003

Price : €2,750
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 67,767
Posted By philip Kelly
Ok thank you will give her another go, I...

Ok thank you will give her another go, I appreciate the help.

A big learning curve with this bike.

Valve clearance.....now that looks hard, fuck me..............
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 67,767
Posted By philip Kelly
No I think your wrong there , your ment to take...

No I think your wrong there , your ment to take it out and clean it, it is the one with the screen in it.
But I am still lookin for the answer.

The manual says take it out too.


But is it all...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 67,767
Posted By philip Kelly
do all the bolts have to be removed from sump ?

sorry this may seem like a stupid question so i appologies in advance.
Do u have to take all three bolts out from the sump to drain the oil?
I have the smaller of the two out and drained.
The...
Forum: Europe 07-11-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,101
Posted By philip Kelly
south dublin ktm adv 640 03

Signing in, love the bike.
Needs a lot of love and attention.

Went to killeens today to support him to get the ktm dealership back.


Phil
Forum: Europe 04-21-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,263
Posted By philip Kelly
ktm 640 panniers and rack

I am looking for a cheap set of panniers and rack system for a ktm 640 adv 2003.


Missed out on a rack on ebay.
mail me if you have one for sale.

Thank you.

phil
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,359
Posted By philip Kelly
can you illaborate on that? sorry you mean the...

can you illaborate on that?
sorry you mean the main pipes from the engine it'self?

I will try and take some over the weekend , leave the house it's dark, and come home from work and it's nearly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,359
Posted By philip Kelly
sxc Comp Exhaust won't fit on Adv 640

I have tried to fit the exhaust , a sxc competition from a 05 , to my 03 , and there seems to be a finger distance short between the connection from the new to the old pipe connection.

Do i need...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,435
Posted By philip Kelly
speedo problem

I have switched the speedo back from mph to kmh.
KTM 640 Adv 03 52k km.
The wheel cirum', is set to 21 as it has a original wheels on it, but the speedo is reading much faster than it should I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,359
Posted By philip Kelly
Vibration In handlebars, fill with Silicon?

Now I know this is coming Place in the KTM 640 Adv.
Mine is a 03 , but i have been told be a friend, that if you fill the handle bars with Silicon, this stops the problem.

Is this BS or is it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,359
Posted By philip Kelly
The exhaust i bought is this one. KTM Alloy...

The exhaust i bought is this one.

KTM Alloy Factory Pipe marked SXC , paid 75 euros, off a 05 bike.

I presume it will fit, or hope.

phil
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,359
Posted By philip Kelly
Replacing the stoke exhaust.

I have just bought a silencer on ebay for my 03 640 Adv , and want to swap the exhaust.

Is there a link with images for doing this.

I have never done it before.

Many thanks

phil
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,435
Posted By philip Kelly
Ok thank you I have been through it but was...

Ok thank you I have been through it but was looking for somethings else at the time.

Many thanks.

phil
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,435
Posted By philip Kelly
Thank you very much, I haven't come across one...

Thank you very much, I haven't come across one before.
Do you know were I can order a set of Mirrors and a side stand.

Thank you again

phil
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,435
Posted By philip Kelly
Cheers for that , thats a great help, anything...

Cheers for that , thats a great help, anything else you want to add ..............
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,435
Posted By philip Kelly
KTM 640 ADV 03 My new bike

Hi

Just brought it home today.
A guy bought it off Ebay in england,
Had it shipped over to ireland and i am now the owner.

32K miles on the clock, and a whole lot of rust.

Questions if i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6,341
Views: 1,246,914
Posted By philip Kelly
Hi Thanks for the reply. I would mostly be...

Hi Thanks for the reply.

I would mostly be for short trips only but would like to go on a long trip may be 1000km over a weekend or something like that.

I have one spotted, a lovely looking...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,341
Views: 1,246,914
Posted By philip Kelly
services intervals

I have a chance to buy a very nice ktm 525 exc 2003 .
May I ask, what are the service intervals on it, I will be mostly if not all of my riding will be on a road.


Thank you

phil
Forum: Racing 12-28-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 342,763
Posted By philip Kelly
What exactly does the 17,00 dollars entrance fee...

What exactly does the 17,00 dollars entrance fee cover.
I mean 17,000 how do they justify that.

If you read any story of the dakar, the recovery is truly terrible.
They leave you to find your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 103,506
Posted By philip Kelly
Anychance of getting a high quality version of...

Anychance of getting a high quality version of that photo.

Would be great on wet days to look at that and take me away from all the hasel in work
Forum: Racing 12-28-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 342,763
Posted By philip Kelly
I read the book,and have a signed copy of the...

I read the book,and have a signed copy of the DVD.

I have to be honest, I was disappointed in it.
There were 2 pages on the bike upgrades, and all done by touratech.
There were about 6 on the...
Forum: Racing 12-28-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 342,763
Posted By philip Kelly
CAn I ask out of interest, the KTMs being used...

CAn I ask out of interest, the KTMs being used are generally tyhe 525 exc r , and the new 690 adv.
What do the yamahas, that come near to these or Honda for that matter.
Jap Bikes are great, ie...
Forum: Europe 12-18-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,263
Posted By philip Kelly
Wanted a Cheap Honda XR650R

I am looking for a Cheap Honda XR650R.

I am In ireland, but am willing to travel if need be so the bike would have to road worthy enough to bring it home.

If your looking for another bike i...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 113,794
Posted By philip Kelly
I love these threads from america. All the bike...

I love these threads from america.
All the bike bike sheds for doing all the work you want on the bike, fare play to you all.
That would be a dream weekend to spend it on the bike.

Some day...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,263
Posted By philip Kelly
For Sale Dublin ireland: BMW F650GS 2006 RED 5,800 ono

SOLD SOLD SOLD

For Sale BMW F650 GS 2006 Red Perfect condition
Bike Make :BMW

Bike Model :F650GS

Year :2006 June

Mileage :14 800 miles
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