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Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,820
Posted By Bowser
I sort of want a hybrid as well, but almost 180...

I sort of want a hybrid as well, but almost 180 to you.
I want KTM engine and weight but GSA tank and fuel consumption AND shaft drive, replacing a chain and sprockets every 6-12 months is a bind...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,820
Posted By Bowser
+1 keep them both, I have 990A and 1100GS, they...

+1 keep them both, I have 990A and 1100GS, they are very different beasts, and I like one sometimes and one the other.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bowser
we are not over run with deserts round here, over...

we are not over run with deserts round here, over run with water may be given the floods earlier this year, but deserts no. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bowser
I have the safari tanks, and the underseat tank,...

I have the safari tanks, and the underseat tank, (dont ask, it was accidential I ended up with both :evil )
I used the underseat tank as a reserve and ran the fronts till the bike stopped, I have no...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 92,405
Posted By Bowser
There is a massive difference though between...

There is a massive difference though between Europe and elsewhere in the world, you can offroad a fair way in parts, but huge parts of Europe where you can do a bit of green lane and "soft roading"...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 72,202
Posted By Bowser
Yep all by accident, I got the Rade tank, because...

Yep all by accident, I got the Rade tank, because the Safari ones are way too expensive, then a set came up at a very very good price second hand, so I jumped at them, but having already done the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bowser
Fantastic !! and just how the hell does that,...

Fantastic !! and just how the hell does that, have any relevence to the industrial treatment of plastic fuel tanks???
God dont tell me your a TREE HUGGER :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 72,202
Posted By Bowser
for anyone remotely interested, with the...

for anyone remotely interested, with the underseat tank and a set of Safari tanks, I got 800km before the yellow light came on, now not sure how far I get with the big tanks when the light comes on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bowser
NO you cant. I have a set of orange tanks,...

NO you cant.
I have a set of orange tanks, AFAIK the ONLY way to deal with this type of plastic is to have the tanks treated with fluoride this seals the tank and make it imperviouse to the fuel...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,187
Posted By Bowser
Leave the OC for 950/990, and a new section say...

Leave the OC for 950/990, and a new section say "idiots section" for anyone whos bought a 1190 :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,930
Posted By Bowser
its easy apart from the speedo, AFAIK the only...

its easy apart from the speedo, AFAIK the only way to get that to work is to get the instrument unit from a non abs version.

Basicaly its exactly the same procedure as for the earlier bikes...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By Bowser
I have the new style ktm ones fitted with the G2...

I have the new style ktm ones fitted with the G2 kit, and it fits and works fine, with the advantage that it plugs right into the accessory plug behind the headlight
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Bowser
sorry to be the bearer of bad news but the anwser...

sorry to be the bearer of bad news but the anwser is No, unless the tank was very new.
You may get a repair that lasts a while, but the petrol vapor gets into the plastic and any welding eventualy...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,359
Posted By Bowser
Rade underseat tank, combined with Safari Tanks,...

Rade underseat tank, combined with Safari Tanks, dont know exactly how far I can go but I did get 780km on a non-stop run from Du Panne in Belgium to Freudenstadt in the Black Forrest :norton The...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By Bowser
Oh I dont know, conventional forks and R80's got...

Oh I dont know, conventional forks and R80's got Bernard Neimer, Hubert Auriol and Jean Claude Fenouil, 10,000 km from paris to dakar, didnt seem to trouble them much, exactly how far do you want to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By Bowser
+1 Didnt think they would be any good but even at...

+1 Didnt think they would be any good but even at stupid highway speeds (in germany obviously) stayed clear and in place, right up to 120mph+
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bowser
no you cant

no you cant
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,244
Posted By Bowser
Nice picture, wish I lived in the Netherlands, we...

Nice picture, wish I lived in the Netherlands, we are still required to have tread of a minumum depth down the middle, on back tyres over here ;-)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By Bowser
I cant find the thread but I am sure you can find...

I cant find the thread but I am sure you can find it, underseat tank I think.
However sombody there wanted to fit the underseat tank and relocated abs to fit it. He installed a foam type airfilter...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By Bowser
I have known worn chain and sprockets to give...

I have known worn chain and sprockets to give similar effects, or just badly adjusted
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By Bowser
Well I am another one, with the Rallymoto damper,...

Well I am another one, with the Rallymoto damper, took about 20 minutes to fit and works very well, 3 different modes, with 8 levels of damping in each mode. I got my unit second hand, and it didnt...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,718
Posted By Bowser
Sorry wrong forum you need,...

Sorry wrong forum you need, www.goldwingowners.com/ (http://www.goldwingowners.com/) :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,546
Posted By Bowser
I hope this is not a serious enquiry however...

I hope this is not a serious enquiry however google is your friend if it is:-

http://www.motorcycle-cup-holder.com/Welcome.html
http://www.themountdepot.com/RAM_B_132_252U_p/ram-b-132-252u.htm...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,912
Posted By Bowser
let me put this in perspective:- I have or...

let me put this in perspective:-

I have or was fitted when I bought the bike, modified my screen, pivot pegs, underseat tank, taken the ABS off, fitted side stand relocater, spotlights, Renzaco...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,912
Posted By Bowser
Having been here a while, and reading all the...

Having been here a while, and reading all the posts I can find the list seems to be:-
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Side stand locater ...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11,001
Views: 2,328,759
Posted By Bowser
dont forget, you need to heat them and then...

dont forget, you need to heat them and then quench in cold water, if you let them cool slowly they will harden again, copper it the opposite to steel in this respect.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,763
Posted By Bowser
I know this is an old post, but yes have verns on...

I know this is an old post, but yes have verns on my BMW and sorting out fitting for my 990, only real difficulty is that since they were originaly for the bm they have an exhaust cut out which is a...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,864
Posted By Bowser
Why is it out of control and why chill? I dont...

Why is it out of control and why chill? I dont understand.
Sombody who dosent live here asked how to do somthing in this country, what are we supposed to do ignore the question because you dont like...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,864
Posted By Bowser
yes but only if the bike is registered at a uk...

yes but only if the bike is registered at a uk address, I have friends that were in Canada (now in US) and have insured my bikes and cars when they wanted to drive them over here.
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,864
Posted By Bowser
In a word "BOLLOCKS" to all of the above. ...

In a word "BOLLOCKS" to all of the above.

You can register a bike as a non UK resident, it just needs to be registered at a UK address.
There is no bar on anybody obtaining insurance on any uk...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,864
Posted By Bowser
Try www.ebikeinsurance.co.uk

Try www.ebikeinsurance.co.uk
Forum: Europe 03-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,864
Posted By Bowser
Yes it makes a difference. You cannot drive...

Yes it makes a difference.

You cannot drive a UK reg vehicle on insurance issued from a company outside of the UK unless the company is a member of the Motor Insurance Bureau, Have a look at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,830
Posted By Bowser
100% correct, never use gaffers tape, its...

100% correct, never use gaffers tape, its specificaly less adhesive, so that it dosent leave any residue when you take it off.

Nobdy seems to mention or use plumbers self amalgamating tape, is...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,913
Posted By Bowser
you really need to take a chill pill, it was a...

you really need to take a chill pill, it was a joke its funny thats the end of it. If you want you can have a bit more of the joke, but either way, get a life, dont take things so seriously.
If you...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,913
Posted By Bowser
The French government announced yesterday that it...

The French government announced yesterday that it has raised its terror alert level from "Run" to "Hide". The only two higher levels in France are "Collaborate" and "Surrender." The rise was...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By Bowser
now here is somthing I should have known about...

now here is somthing I should have known about and didnt, any chance of a photo of the relevent bit?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Bowser
If you want a cheap option, i use an inflateable...

If you want a cheap option, i use an inflateable stadium seat cusion under sheepskin seat pad, again mine was home made but the alaska ones are in the link below, its a fantastic combination at a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Bowser
another thing to check here is the hose clamps to...

another thing to check here is the hose clamps to the radiator, one of mine was leaking if you touched the hose and was leaking fluid there, replaced it and no more problems.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,122
Posted By Bowser
Ridden thousands of miles on bikes with and...

Ridden thousands of miles on bikes with and without abs and linked brakes, professionally on BMWs and Honda ST1100, and privately on BMWs and my KTM 990 and Harleys.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bowser
If your anything at all like me, then "just tight...

If your anything at all like me, then "just tight enough" then half a turn to far !!!!!!!!!
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