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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 12:59 AM
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Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I had a conversation with a mate of mine that may...

I had a conversation with a mate of mine that may help save my poor left teste.

He had a dusted engine at around 5000 kms on his 1190 roadie. When he took the filter and tipped it induction side...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-20-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Owch. Still have one left I guess.

Owch. Still have one left I guess.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-20-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Actually the uni foam gasket is there to help...

Actually the uni foam gasket is there to help seal the lid when you strip the threads of the ridiculous wood screw (or as KTM call them 'special screw') fastenings.

Pretty sure the bloke from Uni...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-20-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
uhuh. In that case the uni, with or without the...

uhuh. In that case the uni, with or without the lid seal, wouldn't fix the problem. But by some weird magic, it does!

Go figure.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
At the risk of flogging a dead horse, I think its...

At the risk of flogging a dead horse, I think its abundantly clear that the problem is largely the OEM FILTER ITSELF and not so much the box, though the box did need improving from the 2013 design...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-20-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 180,078
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Looks like oil and not dirt to me. You get a bit...

Looks like oil and not dirt to me. You get a bit of atomised oil coming up from the engine.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 70,156
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
+1 loved them on the tarmac but after the 3rd...

+1 loved them on the tarmac but after the 3rd puncture I ditched em.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I paid $800 AUD for my 30k service including a...

I paid $800 AUD for my 30k service including a new fuel filter kit. Valves didn't need adjusting.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
An inmate has a similar problem that turned out...

An inmate has a similar problem that turned out to be the fuel pump. That would be my guess.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 70,156
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I though about doing that but I fear for the soft...

I though about doing that but I fear for the soft rims (already have one rather large smiley) and running a tube makes me worry less. I am also a bit paranoid about sudden deflation. There must be a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 70,156
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
The 90/90 21" E07 and E09 are not tubeless....

The 90/90 21" E07 and E09 are not tubeless. Fairly simple to run a tube in the front of the stock R 21" rims though.

I did hear somewhere a tubeless 21" E07 was coming out this year.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-11-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I blame the the rear shock! :evil

I blame the the rear shock! :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,162
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I rekon take a look at how KTM Australia run...

I rekon take a look at how KTM Australia run things. Although I've had a hell of a time with a pretty unreliable bike, KTM Oz have been pretty quick with warranty issues and got me a replacement...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,653
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Just checked my old sprocket and your's appears...

Just checked my old sprocket and your's appears to be the same way around (writing to the outside) as mine was, and it does indeed look symetrical.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,702
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I got 4.8 l / 100 once sitting in 6th lugging...

I got 4.8 l / 100 once sitting in 6th lugging down the freeway for 70 odd kms. I normally get 5.8 - 6.1 for mixed riding. Around 6.5 if Im giving it the berries.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
The latest firmware makes all model bike remember...

The latest firmware makes all model bike remember drive mode. There was a while there it would default to street. Pretty annoying.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Wow the whole thing just shattered. Nice hole...

Wow the whole thing just shattered. Nice hole further up!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,562
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I just checked my uni after a few thou kms with...

I just checked my uni after a few thou kms with some very dusty riding on a couple of days.The pre-filter was filthy, the main filter mostly clean and air box was spotless. You get a bit of oil...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Should be a warranty repair. Dont worry...

Should be a warranty repair.

Dont worry though. Apparently if you look at global statistics, your bike is still super reliable and this almost never happens :evil

Though your bike does appear...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
At a guess, the mounts for the rear mudguard near...

At a guess, the mounts for the rear mudguard near the tail light had cracked and the guard was loose and held on by the two bolts underneath, which were probably also cracked. The suspension...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,282
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
There is safety and there is compliance. The two...

There is safety and there is compliance. The two are not in synch often enough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,241
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I figured no-one would believe me when I said the...

I figured no-one would believe me when I said the Virgin Mary appeared to me out in the boondocks...so I took a photo.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7452/9738006885_4490fbd62c_c.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
:lobby :thumb

:lobby :thumb
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 02:52 AM
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Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Funny how I've only met 3 other 1190 owners and 2...

Funny how I've only met 3 other 1190 owners and 2 of them have had major issues. What are the chances, eh?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
At no stage did I declare the entire range...

At no stage did I declare the entire range unreliable and at no stage did I say others aren't allowed to say (type?) what they think. Quote me if I did.

I was getting pissy at those who declare...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
If you've got an unreliable bike, you've got an...

If you've got an unreliable bike, you've got an unreliable bike. Pointing out proportions doesn't change anything.

I would say a fair proportion of owners have had serious problems. Of the 4...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
It amazes me that people who have had no issues...

It amazes me that people who have had no issues with the 1190s continue to tell people who have had issues that the bike is reliable.

Tell that to a friend of mine who's 2014 S was dusted after...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-13-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,056
Views: 790,116
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Works fine charging my Samsung S4. Suspect...

Works fine charging my Samsung S4.

Suspect cable? I've killed 2 cables with water.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 70,156
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
The Heidi rears square off very quickly. Mitas...

The Heidi rears square off very quickly. Mitas keep a much rounder profile and have similar mileage.

Still run a Heidi on the front. Its good but not outstanding. Thinking of going tube and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-10-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
38k kms - endless problems.

38k kms - endless problems.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
I would be pushing for a new engine if the bike...

I would be pushing for a new engine if the bike is not all that old.

I had mine replaced at 4700kms and 1 month old. No way would I accept a rebuild on a new bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-07-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,648
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Don't look at the temp gauge and your oil temp...

Don't look at the temp gauge and your oil temp will be fine. :fishie
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-06-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,700
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
A : Only been back to the dealer 12 times in 14...

A : Only been back to the dealer 12 times in 14 months and 37k kms

B : Probably not
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Fender fixed under warranty. Also had the rear...

Fender fixed under warranty. Also had the rear spring replaced with the stiffer 2014 model one. KTM should give your dealer 'compassionate pricing' on the spring for 2013 bikes. $250 AUD from memory....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 238,683
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
2013? Rear spring is pretty soft. I broke the...

2013? Rear spring is pretty soft. I broke the same bit by bottoming out, but fortunately only managed to break the mounts where the tail light sits and the assembly attached to the subframe. Noticed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
You forgot that they also look like a bag of...

You forgot that they also look like a bag of arse. :puke1

Yes the stock bars work well and are more than adequate.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-29-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,379
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
:becca

:becca
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,302
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Motorcycles ARE spectacularly dangerous. ...

Motorcycles ARE spectacularly dangerous.

...and that's why I love them.

The comments section is evidence that chickens and sheep can actually read.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,379
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
Come on, dude. Hurtful? Mods please unsplit...

Come on, dude. Hurtful?

Mods please unsplit the forums. I'm starting to feel like I bought a BMW.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 70,156
Posted By FuzzyDunlop
They have. The Mitas E07. :evil I like em...

They have. The Mitas E07. :evil

I like em for the rounder profile. They are also long wearing and hook up better on dirt. Cheaper in Oz too. Might be hard to get in 'murica.
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