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Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10,322
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Posted By howl
Looks like it could have done with a bit of lube

Looks like it could have done with a bit of lube
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
Hi It looks like the bars have split on the weld....

Hi It looks like the bars have split on the weld. I would take them off get them re-welded locally, a bit of black paint and the jobs a good'en
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By howl
I have found a cheaper way of sorting out road...

I have found a cheaper way of sorting out road wheels and sticky tyres
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii208/howl_photos/IMG_0350_zps5cc561d4.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By howl
The rotors do have a bit of movement as they are...

The rotors do have a bit of movement as they are 'floating' discs .
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
Hi Can you tell us what panniers you fitted to...

Hi Can you tell us what panniers you fitted to bike and another photo? Look good.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By howl
Thank you all for your replies . I think a...

Thank you all for your replies .
I think a high mudguard mod would look better with the small front wheel.
The 990SM wheels look to be the easy option but second hand prices are a bit high.
I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By howl
Supermoto wheels on a 990 Adventure

Hi
I think I know the answer to this but I'm asking anyway.
Are there any road wheels that will fit or come close to fitting the 990Adv,with little machining?
I have just put some Aprilia...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
Hi I was thinking of adding a volt meter for...

Hi
I was thinking of adding a volt meter for piece of mind ,where did you install yours? Any photos? I was thinking a LED one in the glove box or a nice small round one in one of the top fairings .
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
A warning to us short people, I have just fitted...

A warning to us short people, I have just fitted a Mefo SE and found it is around an inch taller then a Scorp ,so now I realy am on tip toe !
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By howl
Hi Thanks for your reply ,I was thinking...

Hi
Thanks for your reply ,I was thinking about the throttle position sensor , I'll get the multi meter out ,as I suppose it is just a potentiometer so any irregularity should show up. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By howl
Question 990 revs drop at low throttle HELP!

Hi All
I have been having problems with my 06 990 ,when the bike is hot and at low revs like when at a junction or filtering through traffic the revs just drop like you have let go of the throttle...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By howl
I have the original battery in my 06 990 with 20k...

I have the original battery in my 06 990 with 20k miles on it and I am just about to change it as its capacity is slowly dropping. It is always plugged in to an Optmate electronic tender - well...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,381
Posted By howl
The centre stand is harder to get on to than...

The centre stand is harder to get on to than other bikes as it is in the middle of the bike so either wheel can be removed. Just fill it on the side stand. I wouldn't sit on the bike to fill it cos...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By howl
Hi The bike has done nearly 20k , I have not...

Hi The bike has done nearly 20k , I have not looked at the filter but wouldn't a clogged filter just slow or stop the flow of fuel out of the tank?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By howl
Update I have taken the upper body work off...

Update
I have taken the upper body work off and found the breather tubes ok, so I blew down the breather hole with a small piece of tube with the cap open and they were ok too, so I did the valve...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By howl
Thank you for that ,I did read another post...

Thank you for that ,I did read another post showing a filler cap mod which looks a good idea.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,333
Posted By howl
Sorry, real gallons 4.54lts, how many Lts in a US...

Sorry, real gallons 4.54lts, how many Lts in a US gallon ?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,333
Posted By howl
I have just got 42.5 mpg riding at 120kph on the...

I have just got 42.5 mpg riding at 120kph on the motorway with full Gobies ,top box and full tank bag on my 990 ,akra pipes. Rotty air filter and custom tune .With the 16t sprocket. Though a fair bit...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By howl
Help Fuel pissing out of the filler cap!

I have just had petrol pouring out of the right hand filler cap . The bike is a 06 990 . The bike was very hot ,6 bars with the fan on sitting ticking over . I stopped the engine but wasn't until I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
So where is her bike ?

So where is her bike ?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By howl
Hi The stickers can be done by most vinyl guys on...

Hi The stickers can be done by most vinyl guys on line . I just told them the dimensions I wanted ,just make sure whoever sprays it adds a bit of flex to the paint and lacquers over the stickers . I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,678
Posted By howl
Hi Just a thought but if you fill the tanks to...

Hi
Just a thought but if you fill the tanks to the top ride about 100miles the fill the tanks to the top again making a note of how many Litres or gallons then divide that by the mileage . That way...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,358
Posted By howl
Hi I have got down to about 100-130mls per...

Hi
I have got down to about 100-130mls per tank with Akras and the old Akra map . It uses way too much fuel. I have had a custom map done by Chris at X-Bikes (using TuneBoy) .Even with a CPR filter...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,736
Posted By howl
Does any body use 'Slime' that bright green goo...

Does any body use 'Slime' that bright green goo that stays in their tubes to seal a puncture ?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,537
Posted By howl
Hi Bob Is it ok to use 5.1 ?

Hi Bob Is it ok to use 5.1 ?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By howl
I didn't really need the high beam as well, but I...

I didn't really need the high beam as well, but I was so impressed with the low I thought it rude not to :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By howl
Hi I have just put HID 35w lamps in my Euro head...

Hi I have just put HID 35w lamps in my Euro head lamp. I started with just the low beam and was amazed at how good it was so I fitted the high beam as well. The ballasts for the lamps I bought were...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
Posted By howl
Hi I have just had my 06 990 dyno'd with a...

Hi
I have just had my 06 990 dyno'd with a custom map (CPR and Ackras with short baffles),the Acra map was close but not spot on . The secondarys now are open and a seperate map for front and rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,910
Posted By howl
There was a recall in the UK,I had my 06 990 one...

There was a recall in the UK,I had my 06 990 one replaced free of charge but that was back in 06/07.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,913
Posted By howl
Hi I have an Abba bead breaker ,great bit of...

Hi
I have an Abba bead breaker ,great bit of kit.
http://abbastands.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=11
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,651
Posted By howl
The Honda VFR750's have VR problems ,what is...

The Honda VFR750's have VR problems ,what is important is that the VR is fixed on to the metal plate on the frame, even using a bit of heat conducting paste (like a PC processor) which helps...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,375
Posted By howl
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835224...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835224 Looks like the SM gears do fit but higher ratios
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,256
Posted By howl
We have these on all our bikes ,only two heat...

We have these on all our bikes ,only two heat settings but that is all you need realy. The flat element sheet wraps around your bar so you can use any grip you want.There is room on the dash for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,981
Posted By howl
Thank you for reply ,single UNI's sound a better...

Thank you for reply ,single UNI's sound a better idea if they could be attached ,like you comment about the rain ,we get quite a bit if that in England ,could fabricate somthing to cover that gap...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,981
Posted By howl
I like the idea of making your own Mr Sporting...

I like the idea of making your own Mr Sporting Wood,as 200 for the CRP is a bit steep (bit poor at the moment) Has any one got a template drawing for the 990 they could post ? I'm sure I could...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,303
Posted By howl
Hello A High mudguard is fine if you drill a...

Hello
A High mudguard is fine if you drill a few holes for air to get to the rad, never had any problems .
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii208/howl_photos/IMG_1428.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,676
Posted By howl
Here is my Garmin Street Pilot on a Ram mount.The...

Here is my Garmin Street Pilot on a Ram mount.The switch between the clocks is for the heated grips.http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii208/howl_photos/IMG_1553.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By howl
Hi I've got a KTM 300 EXC, loads of lowdown...

Hi
I've got a KTM 300 EXC, loads of lowdown grunt like a trials bike and loads of top end power like an MX bike. Are you allowed 2 smokes where you live ?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 20,432
Posted By howl
Hi All My 06 990 .Paint by my mate andy at...

Hi All
My 06 990 .Paint by my mate andy at http://www.andyhosegoodairbrush.co.uk/
High KTM guard , symantic heated grips , G2 throttle , Akras + map , Garmin satnav on a RAM mount ,Gobies + Hepco...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,028
Posted By howl
Hi I have just read most of the posts on this...

Hi
I have just read most of the posts on this thread , has anyone got a dyno print out of the Akra or Std mapping ?
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