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Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
It works fine and has been removed from my...

It works fine and has been removed from my adventure and put in the SE that replaced it

Only problem - which isn't really a problem - is the outer friction disc developed radial grooves which also...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 280,609
Posted By shep532
I have fitted the european RH switch from an...

I have fitted the european RH switch from an Adventure on my SE.

It did take a bit of thinking about and a little bit of re-wiring. I now have an off switch for the lights, main beam is selected...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,920
Posted By shep532
Bound to just be a spacer that's needed. - good...

Bound to just be a spacer that's needed. - good luck it drove me mad when it happened to me
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By shep532
I fitted a larger jet ............. but now can't...

I fitted a larger jet ............. but now can't remember the size :huh i think it was twice the size ?!?!?! :D I posted up on here somewhere :evil

Anyway - 1/2 hour job taking your time. ...
Forum: Europe 08-21-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,077
Posted By shep532
I take it there would be no objections to me...

I take it there would be no objections to me coming along even if not camping/staying? I would be hoping to ride over on the Saturday and Sunday for riding on each day.

I'd be on the 990 so...
Forum: Europe 08-08-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By shep532
What are you calling a lack of interest? How...

What are you calling a lack of interest? How many interested bods did you have?

I only came across this post today - I haven't seen it anywhere on ukktmforum where a lot of dudes into this kind...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,583
Posted By shep532
Excellent write up but it's got me confused...

Excellent write up but it's got me confused (doesn't take much).

My 2007 990 doesn't have all the canister stuff in the fairing ...... I didn't remove it - and it aint there :huh

Is this...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 163,202
Posted By shep532
Ahhh .......... at last someone on my side :D ...

Ahhh .......... at last someone on my side :D

So - I can't wait to get out on the bike on Saturday - just fitted a 2 into 1 exhaust conversion which should boost mid-range torque as well. :clap...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,321
Posted By shep532
OK - I have now covered at least 450 miles since...

OK - I have now covered at least 450 miles since fitting the pre-filter kit on my 2007 990 Adventure and I can confirm there is no detrimenal affect on the bike at all. It pulls hard and strong...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,095
Posted By shep532
OK - I have now covered at least 450 miles since...

OK - I have now covered at least 450 miles since fitting the pre-filter kit on my 2007 990 Adventure and I can confirm there is no detrimenal affect on the bike at all. It pulls hard and strong...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 163,202
Posted By shep532
Sorry if I'm asking a dumb questions guys, but I...

Sorry if I'm asking a dumb questions guys, but I reckon to have read this thread and not found what I was after.

I picked up a pair of Michelin T63's. The rear is only a 130/80 x 18. I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 65,276
Posted By shep532
This is what I bought. LINKY...

This is what I bought. LINKY (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350324019590&ru=http://shop.ebay.co.uk:80/?_from=R40&_trksid=m570&_nkw=350324019590&_fvi=1&_rdc=1)

I got a .60...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 65,276
Posted By shep532
RIght ........... .60 jet received off Ebay...

RIght ........... .60 jet received off Ebay (2.99) and fitted.

No problems whatsoever. I have now done 500 miles with it in and the only difference I have noticed is the occasional 1st to...
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,095
Posted By shep532
Having ridden the bike a bit more...

Having ridden the bike a bit more ....................... full throttle from about 4000/4500 had a bit of a flat - then off it went.

Can't say I noticed this before the pre-filter - and it was...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,095
Posted By shep532
Ok I went out on the bike first time since...

Ok I went out on the bike first time since fitting the pre-filter.

Seems to run fine but possibly a bit different seemed to pull cleaner from low down but I ain't sure

definitly sounded...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,288
Posted By shep532
I found the glove box still useable for what I...

I found the glove box still useable for what I did with it - which is keep a few wires/connections in there for power outlet, heated gloves (yep I'm a pussy) and power supply for my video camera etc....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,288
Posted By shep532
I've fitted one but not ridden the bike yet. ...

I've fitted one but not ridden the bike yet.

I will report back later

Pete
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,095
Posted By shep532
Fitted mine on my 990

I fitted the pre-filter kit to my 990 Adventure today.
Really well designed kit. I can confirm it fits the 990 with no real issues. there is a sensor that need relocating but apart from that no...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,758
Posted By shep532
I recently had a clutch fail 'out in the field'. ...

I recently had a clutch fail 'out in the field'.

I wanted to get the jet out without disturbing any blockage ......... I wanted to actually see if the jet was or wasn't blocked.

If I had used a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 65,276
Posted By shep532
Oil jet sizes

Hi All,

I have recently destroyed an OEM KTM clutch in less than 3000 miles. I am convinced this was a case of overheating (some plates shattered and others are blistered or warped).

The...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By shep532
Desert Rose Adventure Riding Academy - BIG BIKE ADVENTURE COURSE

Hi Guys,

I got to know Patsy Quick (her of Dakar fame) after attending a few events at her riding academy .......... excellent time, great people etc

She has asked me to post the following to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
Cheers for the link .............. however after...

Cheers for the link .............. however after a good long chat with the nice guys at Barnett clutches I have gone for the Barnett.

All should arrive tomorrow and be in the bike tomorrow...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
I seem to be struggling to find a source for EBC...

I seem to be struggling to find a source for EBC online . must just be me

anyone got a link?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
I think the main lesson I have learnt is to clean...

I think the main lesson I have learnt is to clean the oil jet very regularly. it's not too hard or time consuming to do. Unfortunately I was ignorant .

It will now get done as often as I strip...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
By the way .......... what size jet is the oil...

By the way .......... what size jet is the oil jet? The parts list says "30" which I'm guessing is the size.

Pete
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
I have it on my list of things to do to try a...

I have it on my list of things to do to try a larger jet - but don't want to compromise the daily useability of the bike (difficult gear selection etc). I'll give a slightly larger jet a go.

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,253
Posted By shep532
Possibilities of 990 Adventure Clutch Upgrade

Hi Guys,

I have just got a pathetic 2500 miles from an OEM KTM clutch in my 990 Adventure. The friction plates (at least 4 of them) shattered and the rest have blistered and warped. At the time...
Forum: Europe 05-29-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By shep532
I obviously don't pop into this section often...

I obviously don't pop into this section often enough as I knew nothing about this.

We rode both Doctors Pool and Black Yatt last Friday & Saturday and came across these guys in landrovers in both...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,574
Posted By shep532
OK you've confused the hell outta me :D I...

OK you've confused the hell outta me :D

I have just replaced the shaft, seals and bearings in my 2007 990 Adv.

I ordered the parts as per the list supplied by Pyndon in his R&R (thanks Pyn)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,216
Posted By shep532
And a few little vids Wil once again showing...

And a few little vids

Wil once again showing us all how it should be donw
http://s276.photobucket.com/albums/kk25/shep532/March_Moon_2010/videos/?action=view&current=P3270094.flv

Tom having...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,216
Posted By shep532
At last I found time ti upload the few pics I...

At last I found time ti upload the few pics I took.

The camp site
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk25/shep532/March_Moon_2010/reduced/P3260065.jpg

Our tailender Will ........ will what you...
Forum: Europe 03-28-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,572
Posted By shep532
Having got back a few hours ago and washed the...

Having got back a few hours ago and washed the bikes off and started the task of washing various bits of clothing - I would like to say a REALLY BIG thanks to Timpo, Sarah & Gaz for organising...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,572
Posted By shep532
Well you are always first to run out of fuel...

Well you are always first to run out of fuel .................... or at least that's how I remember it :D

I've just obtained two 2 litre cans - apparently the fuel range on my lads WR250 aint...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,572
Posted By shep532
A few of us accompanied Louis and Ian on a reccie...

A few of us accompanied Louis and Ian on a reccie of their proposed route for the rally. Louis, Nicky, Ian, DeeGee me and my son (on his first time out on a proper bike havin just passed his test)....
Forum: Europe 01-30-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By shep532
Body armour and knee protectors just might help :D

Body armour and knee protectors just might help :D
Forum: Europe 01-02-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By shep532
Yep ........ he tossed his 990 pretty well ...

Yep ........ he tossed his 990 pretty well
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk25/shep532/MARCH_MOON/DSCF0045.jpg
Forum: Europe 01-01-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By shep532
Vince - you are my all time fookin hero! ...

Vince - you are my all time fookin hero!

To go and do that lot on yer own ............. balls of steel :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By shep532
I have just replaced the KTM bars with the...

I have just replaced the KTM bars with the SW-MOTECH.

The Motech seem to be a slightly larger diameter tubing - I say seem as I'm not sure, but they felt slightly bigger.

The Motech also seem...
Forum: Europe 12-24-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,142
Posted By shep532
Awww not you as well!

Awww not you as well!
Forum: Europe 12-24-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,142
Posted By shep532
Must be some kinda exclusive club me and you aint...

Must be some kinda exclusive club me and you aint in eh Gav?? :evil Maybe not big enough or old enough yet eh?:lol3
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