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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,146
Posted By Toddwmac
FYI another tubeless thread...

FYI another tubeless thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274533
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
BMW Frame Rust?

200 miles & 14 months old. Dealer says it is powder coat failure and not covered anymore. Can anyone explain to me how rust coming in from under the powder coat constitutes coat failure and not bad...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
one in my 990, one in my WRR and one in a CRF

one in my 990, one in my WRR and one in a CRF
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
Have 3 now and will add one to my 650 soon.

Have 3 now and will add one to my 650 soon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
Frame Rust

Thanks guys...

Popped off the plastic bits and could not find any other signs of rust. Since the corrosion is in 3 different places and not in any kind of direct "spill path" I'm struggling with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,282
Posted By Toddwmac
Great stuff guys....keep it comming!

Great stuff guys....keep it comming!
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
Not had a chance to peel the bodywork. Getting...

Not had a chance to peel the bodywork. Getting into that tomorrow. Not what I was expecting.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 404,981
Posted By Toddwmac
Should I be seeing frame Rust on a 2013 G650 GS?

Hey Guys, reviewed the thread and I could not find any info on this topic.

I bought my 1st 2 wheel BMW, a 2013 650GS as a dealer demo w/about 200 miles on it a couple weeks ago. It has been in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks guys! just back and will look into...

Thanks guys! just back and will look into securing or replacing.

T
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Toddwmac
Front Sprocket eating my chain guide?

Hey guys-

I cracked open my front sprocket to swap my 16T for a 17T and I saw the chain guide chewed up. Is this normal? There does not seem to be any other issues that I can find.

Is this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43,760
Views: 8,337,035
Posted By Toddwmac
Sticky/Squeaky brake lever

My trusty WRR sees a lot of dirt and very fine dust up in the mountains and eventually I get what I can only describe as a "sticky" or even "squeaky" feel in the brake lever. It gets to a point where...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,121
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks everybody....I'll shoot for an hour (+ 10...

Thanks everybody....I'll shoot for an hour (+ 10 min for beer -thanks for the reminder BigNasty) and work my way towards that elusive 28 minute mark.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,121
Posted By Toddwmac
1 hour 990 dealer oil change...what am I missing?

Ok, I hate to admit it, but looking at oil change threads like this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=121458
had me supporting my local dealer while my 08 990 was in warranty.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 673,886
Posted By Toddwmac
Has anyone lowered the CB500X?

I'd love to pull a couple inches off the seat height for my wife. Anyone chopped this thing yet?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,520
Posted By Toddwmac
I "fought" this problem for the 1st year I had my...

I "fought" this problem for the 1st year I had my 08. For me...I repeat...for me, it was a function of luggage, rear shock adjustment and tire pressure. Someone said in an earlier post something...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,988
Posted By Toddwmac
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Toddwmac
FMF Q4 Repack frequency/indicator help

Any guidance on how often to repack these cans? Are there other rules of thumb...other than "hey mate, your bike is too %^&U loud"

Do I need to use the FMF mats or can I use some of the HD mats...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,343
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks guys...great stuff. DSM8 ...I agree...

Thanks guys...great stuff.

DSM8 ...I agree and just relocated my beloved M Coupe into the driveway to make room for more work on the big twin. It was like fingernails on a chalkboard every time I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,343
Posted By Toddwmac
No other engine mods....just the pipes. The maps...

No other engine mods....just the pipes. The maps were done at a dealer. I need to take it in pretty soon for one of those low cost KTM oil changes...are there any codes or other things I can ask them...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,343
Posted By Toddwmac
25MPG on a 990 Adv?

Ok I know I'm not setup for milage, but does this seem right?

I'm getting 25 MPG Highway @ Sea level


16T/45T
TKC/Mefo Explorer
FMF Q4
"high flow" map (per FMF and set by the dealer)...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By Toddwmac
A sound addition to a KTM garage., campsite or maybe dashboard...

Great sound for a little box and wireless too. Those Goldwings won't have anything on me.

http://store.jawbone.com/store/aliphcom/list/CategoryID.56300000/

Use JAMBOX+1 coupon to get $50 off...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,637
Posted By Toddwmac
Good to hear!

Good to hear!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,432
Posted By Toddwmac
Dealer no help so I need to dig in and...

Dealer no help so I need to dig in and investigate further. The shaking at engagement is getting worse but still inconsistent. It has gotten to the point where I don't want to ride in traffic. Trails...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,198
Posted By Toddwmac
If people are concerned about clips but like the...

If people are concerned about clips but like the convenience, why not safety wire (http://www.mcraracing.com/wire.htm) or slilcon? Are there issues with this approach?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toddwmac
Had the dealer claim it (Hinshaws) and KTM did...

Had the dealer claim it (Hinshaws) and KTM did me right with a new tankl. The nice thing... it was 23 months and 3 weeks into my 2 year warenty. :)
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Toddwmac
Today's lesson

What I learnned about my 990 today:
A smaller front sproket + a bigger rear one + lighter exhaust + high flow mapping + taller bars + a clean air filter = more wheelies in unexpected places!!...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks guys. It did seem better today. I did...

Thanks guys.
It did seem better today. I did let it come to temp but did not do the 15 min idle thing yet. But then again, I am a more experienced rider today than I was yesterday. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Toddwmac
Can new map = oversensative throttle on an 08 990 adv

After putting some some FMF pipes and running a little lean last fall, I finaly had the dealer re-map my 08 990 with the KTM hi flow map, (per the pipe mfgr) It feels great, the 4-5k flat spot is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,637
Posted By Toddwmac
Hey CP - Just getting caught up and very glad to...

Hey CP - Just getting caught up and very glad to see things are going well.
Best wishes
T
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks. And to others that helped on my...

Thanks.

And to others that helped on my original tank post last year, thanks. To be honest, I forgot I had asked for some thoughts back then.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toddwmac
08 990 ADV fuel cap leaking

I'm going through my 2nd round of problems with my gas cap assembly leaking around the edges on my 990.
Has anyone seen this problem?

By my rough measurments (precise ones with picts are on...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By Toddwmac
Always kept mine on a charger but have never been...

Always kept mine on a charger but have never been happy or confident with my battery. Multiple starts or anything near freezing and I'm out of luck. I actually carried jumper cables on the bike after...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,312
Posted By Toddwmac
Nothing beats the feeling of these beasts...

Nothing beats the feeling of these beasts snorting and clawing up a nasty trail or blasting down a 2 track sliding the rear with a handful of throttle. That being said, getting some decent grip makes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 64,709
Posted By Toddwmac
Was wondering if any one has wolfman soft bags on...

Was wondering if any one has wolfman soft bags on their 230L

I'm looking for a luggage rack system that will accomodate them.

Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Toddwmac
16/45..... Waaahooo!

Wish I had listend to the voices in the HOW and done it day 1.

Before you type anything.... I don't ride this bike for gas milage or top speed. I ride it because it is a f$%^&n blast!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By Toddwmac
Are you Running a 08 990/ABS with a FuzeBlock FZ 1?

Trying to come up with a workable location to install a FZ1. Anyone got one on an 08 with ABS?
Thanks
Soggy in Seattle
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,247
Posted By Toddwmac
The wife had so much fun on the back she wanted...

The wife had so much fun on the back she wanted one for herself. Of course I needed somethig little as well...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks guys... after a long day on the trail and...

Thanks guys... after a long day on the trail and a little rain and mud they are nice and quiet again. These guys do love the dirt...go figure. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By Toddwmac
hate to ask this but can anyone point me to a...

hate to ask this but can anyone point me to a description of pulling the rear brake and replacing the pads. I got two answers from local dealers and I don't have my service manual yet....in route. It...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By Toddwmac
Thanks.

Thanks.
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