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Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Tangoman
Temperature Sensor Diagnosis

Dear All,

I'm having a bit of trouble with erratic engine temperature readout: initially the readout started to display 7 bars in about 1 minute of running but now there are no bars displayed at...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Tangoman
Pic of rear caliper with retaining plate/anti...

Pic of rear caliper with retaining plate/anti rattle spring fitted in correct position/orientation.

Many thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Tangoman
Thanks uk_mouse - very clear.

Thanks uk_mouse - very clear.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Tangoman
Rear Caliper Rebuild

Dear All,

Can anyone tell me the correct position/orientation of the 'retaining plate' within the rear brake caliper? The old one fell out (as I whacked the pin with a large hammer!) before I...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Tangoman
Replacement Yuasa

My original Yuasa YTZ14S expired after about 5 years. I replaced it with another Yuasa YTZ14S but this time bought from my local Honda shop for two-thirds of the KTM price (around 60). The only...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,068
Posted By Tangoman
I agree that the benefit of a Scottoiler is a...

I agree that the benefit of a Scottoiler is a vastly extended chain/sprocket life if the bike is used mainly on the road. I have had the touring/dual nozzle version on the bike since 2004 and it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Tangoman
Temperature Sensor Misreading?

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Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,741
Posted By Tangoman
Picture of my '04 950 clutch plates. From...

Picture of my '04 950 clutch plates.

From the top:

- inside friction plate (larger internal diameter)
- standard friction plate (only one shown)
- outside friction plate
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,341
Posted By Tangoman
I too was losing a reservoir full of coolant...

I too was losing a reservoir full of coolant every few days. There were no external signs of a coolant leak; it was not going into the oil and the waterpump shaft/seal was OK.

It turned out to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Tangoman
Check the 2:2 exhaust joint just above the right...

Check the 2:2 exhaust joint just above the right ankle. My ankle suffered severe roasting which turned-out to be caused by a blowing exhaust gasket. Premier Bikes are happily sorting it out under...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,715
Posted By Tangoman
Here's the KTM carb de-icing kit (fitted under...

Here's the KTM carb de-icing kit (fitted under warranty to my 2004 model during its 7,500km service).

Starting from the left of the picture:
- two male spade connectors that plug into the pair...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2005, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Tangoman
And if you still need more - the Touratech 'high'...

And if you still need more - the Touratech 'high' seat (p/n 055-2151) is 2cm higher than the stock seat according to their catalogue.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,231
Posted By Tangoman
Dear Celtic Kiwi, Here's my story -...

Dear Celtic Kiwi,

Here's my story - scottoiler high capacity touring kit and twin nozzles.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51460

As you can see it was a time-consuming job...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Tangoman
It looks like it attaches to the footrest hangar...

It looks like it attaches to the footrest hangar bracket!

Tangoman.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-13-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By Tangoman
Does anyone know how intrusive the carb de-icing...

Does anyone know how intrusive the carb de-icing kit is of the carbs and electrical system? I mean what are these heating elements like and where precisely are they located?... tapped into the carb...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2004, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Tangoman
Sebring Mufflers (...and re-packing)

Does anyone have experience of Sebring aftermarket mufflers for the 950?

http://www.sebring.at/product.php?option=1&selPrdID=2&ln=2&selectBrtID=53&selectCatID=1325&selectDtlID=1945

I’m...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
The End

After a great deal of messing about the modified system works very well – no more hassle of oiling the chain. But had I been aware of all the aggravation involved in getting the kit to work...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
The Dual Injector, ctd…

The injector now locates on the raised nut and is held in place with a 50mm bolt and locking nut which replaced the original forward chain-guard mounting bolt.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
The Dual Injector, ctd…

My solution was to ream out one side of the injector body mounting hole to the dimensions of the raised nut and to file away part of the injector body to accommodate the shape of the weld.

(NB....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
The Dual Injector

The Dual Injector has to be mounted on the underside of the LH swing-arm to lubricate either side of the chain. Unfortunately the placement of the chain-guard mounting bracket (which is welded onto...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
High Capacity Oil Reservoir, ctd…

My solution was to fix spacers between the mudguard and the number plate light assembly so the light once again overhangs the number plate. I cut the spacers from some plastic bar with the centre...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
The High Capacity Oil Reservoir

The High Capacity Oil Reservoir fits neatly between the rear mudguard and number plate but as a result it moves the plate about 3cms backward so that the number plate light can no longer illuminate...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tangoman
Scottoiler – installation problems

If you are intending to install the Scottoiler ‘dream ticket’ system, i.e., the high capacity touring reservoir with the dual injector nozzles, there are two problems you should be aware of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2004, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Tangoman
Very funny. And presumably with this kit you can...

Very funny. And presumably with this kit you can ride round and round the inside of the sphere without the inconvenience of having to leave your garage?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Tangoman
Happy to oblige Legion. The total width of the...

Happy to oblige Legion. The total width of the mounted panniers is 99cm.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,599
Posted By Tangoman
Alu cat

Does anyone know if the KTM alu cans have a cat installed like the stock cans. Or are they more similar to the Akra/Remus straight-through type cans?

Tangoman.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,146
Posted By Tangoman
Under the seat

This is the least fussy way to mount the tank bag IMHO.

Discard the velcro frame mountings from the two straps at the rear of the bag base leaving two plain straps dangling.

Unlock the seat...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2004, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Tangoman
A pull-out inner bag.

A pull-out inner bag.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2004, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Tangoman
I followed the advice I was given a few weeks ago...

I followed the advice I was given a few weeks ago on 950riders and went for the 35 litre Touratech cases. They are spacious enough but not too wide to prevent filtering through most traffic jams.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
I hope they're still in place! Apart from the...

I hope they're still in place! Apart from the one transponder on the engine, one should be on the frame somwhere and the other on the inside of one of the plastic panels.

The Datatag kit also...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2004, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Tangoman
I have the standard set-up on my regular 950 and...

I have the standard set-up on my regular 950 and have never been off-road. I took the bike on the motorway for the first time this weekend two-up with some luggage and cruised for around 40 miles in...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2004, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Confession obtained - mystery over

Just contacted the mechanic who set-up the bike who has confessed.

The small black disc buried under the amber resin is one of three Datatag transponders that were hidden on the bike before...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Woodsrider, that is very interesting - that stuff...

Woodsrider, that is very interesting - that stuff looks pretty similar to my KTMite © substance. I'll have a further probe and see if any fitments have dropped-off. I don't believe we have the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Amber

Mmmm.... a sideline in jewellery production. First I must discover the source of this wondrous substance. It shall be called KTMite!
Thanks for the tip.

Tangoman.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Mmmm, tasty!

Dear k7lro,

At serious risk of being reported to the police by the local neighbourhood watch committee I have just been outside (under cover of darkness) and, on all fours, bent down and sniffed...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Dear Legion, Thanks for the reply. I've...

Dear Legion,

Thanks for the reply. I've been strictly hands-off up until after the first service. In answer to your question I can't see anything above or around which may have melted although...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
close-up

Close-up pic.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2004, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Tangoman
Resinous discharge - urrrgh!

Dear All,

This is my first post (of many I hope) and may I say that I’ve enjoyed reading all of your very informative and entertaining comments over the last few weeks. I’ve had my...
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