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Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By BroodRooster
I went to my KTM dealer yesterday to get a new...

I went to my KTM dealer yesterday to get a new cap for the radiator. They told me the radiator caps also functions as an overpressure valve. The difference between the old cap I had and the new one...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By BroodRooster
Leaking coolant

Hey guys, haven't posted here for a while! I was doing my daily commute today, but when I arrived at the office I noticed my beloved 950 was leaking coolant. I called the road support guys as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By BroodRooster
Check fuel valves on both tanks. One of them (or...

Check fuel valves on both tanks. One of them (or both) is probably closed.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By BroodRooster
Yes these bikes require more maintenance than...

Yes these bikes require more maintenance than most bikes do. But it's not that bad, most things are easy to fix like another clutch slave cylinder or a water/oil pump rebuild. Having said that, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,700
Posted By BroodRooster
Cool project, I like those orange rims!

Cool project, I like those orange rims!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By BroodRooster
Tyre pressure

I got Dunlop trailmax tr91 tires on my KTM for about 1500km now. I haven't really figured out a good tire pressure. My KTM manual says the front has to be on 2.4bar (34.8psi) and the rear on 2.6bar...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
http://i49.tinypic.com/vse1bm.jpg Put rim...

http://i49.tinypic.com/vse1bm.jpg

Put rim striping on it, orange reflective :D it's my first time doing this, so it's not perfect but I'm happy with the results :)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By BroodRooster
Yep, same gap here.

Yep, same gap here.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By BroodRooster
You can try Haanwheels in the Netherlands, I'm...

You can try Haanwheels in the Netherlands, I'm sure they can help you with this :D

http://haanwheels.com/
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By BroodRooster
Yeah, maybe I need to get a center stand :lol3...

Yeah, maybe I need to get a center stand :lol3 this is a 2003 950, which doesn't have a center stand. It does have mounting holes for one though..
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By BroodRooster
Done :1drink Thanks, I sprayed a little...

Done :1drink


Thanks, I sprayed a little bit of penetrating oil on the adjuster. The adjuster bolt was still going smoothly.

FYI I just rotated the shock. Put 6 cases of beer next to the bike,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,144
Posted By BroodRooster
Can you get arrested for speeding? The worst...

Can you get arrested for speeding? The worst thing they can do over here is take your drivers license, and after 2 weeks or so you can get it back, after you've paid a lot of money.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By BroodRooster
Got the wrong spoke nipple?

Last week one of my spokes broke on the rear wheel. I screwed up the spoke nipple, so I had to get a new one from my local KTM dealer. According to...
Forum: Europe 05-27-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By BroodRooster
Are you also staying here for the weekend of juni...

Are you also staying here for the weekend of juni 9/10th? If you rent a bike we could do some riding around here :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18,690
Views: 7,461,707
Posted By BroodRooster
http://i47.tinypic.com/35at992.jpg Nice...

http://i47.tinypic.com/35at992.jpg

Nice sunny weather over here :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Took my KTM for a ride with the new Dunlop...

Took my KTM for a ride with the new Dunlop trailmax tr91 tires. The first couple of km's were weird and I wasn't riding confident, but after that it got better. On loose gravel it's okay as long as...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By BroodRooster
The preload and compression were both equal on...

The preload and compression were both equal on the front forks, 20 clicks and 5 turns. I've changed the settings to 15 clicks compression, 15 clicks rebound and 8 turns preload :D I'm really excited...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By BroodRooster
There's a chain slider on the swingarm, but you...

There's a chain slider on the swingarm, but you can't see it on the picture :D I loosened the slider bolt to adjust the shock absorber. Thanks for the replies:ricky I'll rotate the bottom yoke next...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By BroodRooster
Rear shock absorber mounted right?

Hi guys :D Today I was working on the suspension setup and I found two odd things.

First of all, the rear shock absorber. I was trying to change the rebound damping, and if you take a look at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,041
Posted By BroodRooster
This, QTF.

This, QTF.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By BroodRooster
Last year they displayed a VFR 1200 which was...

Last year they displayed a VFR 1200 which was completely stripped at the Motorbeurs Utrecht (motor exhibition in Utrecht), i saw it there :D but missed this KTM this year :huh

In the beginning...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
I tested my new Oberon clutch slave today. Not...

I tested my new Oberon clutch slave today. Not much of a differrence, it feels like the Oberon goes slightly lighter than the stock unit, but its not much of a difference imho :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,045
Posted By BroodRooster
Looks like you got the wrong risers: ...

Looks like you got the wrong risers:

http://i49.tinypic.com/2h7i1b6.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
http://i47.tinypic.com/1zr2tf9.jpg Installed...

http://i47.tinypic.com/1zr2tf9.jpg

Installed an Oberon slave cylinder this morning. Easy job, spend about 30 minutes doing it :D

http://i50.tinypic.com/fx6jv4.jpg

And this is the inside of...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Those are SPST relays, and they're the most basic...

Those are SPST relays, and they're the most basic relays actually. Between pin 85 and 86 is the relay coil. If you connect 12V to these pins, the relay will switch and pin 87 and 30 are connected....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Thank you sir :D flipped the throttle thingy and...

Thank you sir :D flipped the throttle thingy and it fits perfect! If you ever happen to be in the Netherlands, feel free to drop by for a beer!

http://i39.tinypic.com/2a5b0ck.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
I tried to install my Rox risers today....

I tried to install my Rox risers today. Unfortunately, the throttle cable is too short on my 2003 adv :huh I have to get a longer one. Does anyone know if the other cables also need to be extended?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By BroodRooster
You can just add 300ml of coolant. You have 1...

You can just add 300ml of coolant. You have 1 bolt on the radiator and 1 bolt on the waterpump to remove air from the system. After you've added coolant, just loosen the bolt on the radiator and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Happened to me as well a couple of months ago....

Happened to me as well a couple of months ago. Luckily, I was able to get the bolt out of the swing arm without damaging anything. I greased it up with graphite grease to prevent it from getting...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By BroodRooster
If I may hijack this thread.. I got an '03 adv s,...

If I may hijack this thread.. I got an '03 adv s, which runs irregular in low revs. Low revs, like slowly riding behind a couple of people on a bicycle. Can this be due to worn carb needles? I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By BroodRooster
I got Avon RoadRiders on my adventure, in...

I got Avon RoadRiders on my adventure, in 18"/21". They're good when it's dry. When it gets wet, it doesn't feel confident in corners, but on the straight it's OK.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By BroodRooster
I used silicon spray in my pump and it works...

I used silicon spray in my pump and it works perfectly :) the local KTM dealer told me they use WD40.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,725
Posted By BroodRooster
WD40 is kind of an oil which can be used for a...

WD40 is kind of an oil which can be used for a lot of purposes, but isn't really good at any of them. You should try a bit of penetrating oil for loosening bolts :1drinkworks much better!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
You know, I feel stupid for not replacing this...

You know, I feel stupid for not replacing this when I rebuild the water pump last week :huh I had the whole side cover off, could've easily replaced this. By the way, why did you replace it, was the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Sounds familiar, I was replacing my oil last...

Sounds familiar, I was replacing my oil last week, and I couldn't get the filter out from the left side of the bike. I was also replacing the water pump, so I could just push the filter out from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
Thanks, this worked like a charm :clap it's as...

Thanks, this worked like a charm :clap it's as new! I can actually see the coolant level now.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,671
Posted By BroodRooster
Well done sir :D

Well done sir :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,122,068
Posted By BroodRooster
How did you clean the expansion tank? I rebuild...

How did you clean the expansion tank? I rebuild my water pump today, and the expansion tank looks exactly the same.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,622
Posted By BroodRooster
By the way, I have a 2003 adventure with carbs,...

By the way, I have a 2003 adventure with carbs, but I cant find an ignition curve cable or anything under the seat. Is this feature only on the 990's?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,682
Posted By BroodRooster
I actually have two, one is just 25 minutes away,...

I actually have two, one is just 25 minutes away, and the other is about one hour away :clap the other side of the story is that I can barely drive my KTM off the road in this country, it's either...
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