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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By DirtyADV
There has been cases with cracked fuel hose from...

There has been cases with cracked fuel hose from pump up to throttle bodies.

Cooled garage? Or is it hotter then hell in it? Just gas vapor escaping through tank ventilation?

Worth checking...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By DirtyADV
The black knob you fold out is not for...

The black knob you fold out is not for compression its for preloading the spring more.

Make sure bike is on center stand and rear wheel unloaded to make it easier to turn.

/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By DirtyADV
Have had catalysts since 2003 first model and...

Have had catalysts since 2003 first model and they should all interchange, so does SE cans but they are tilted a little differently so end tip might point a little differently, would guess cans from...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By DirtyADV
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dirtyadv/10422080215...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dirtyadv/10422080215/in/set-72157635255425854/

Yes there seems to be a brass fitting suitable on the 990 also.

/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By DirtyADV
Is it not the same way as the 950?? Just a...

Is it not the same way as the 950??

Just a piece of clear tubing and hook up to intakes (not sure if the 990 has the hoses in place like the 950 to work the SAS, below TB, have removed the SAS...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By DirtyADV
Hopefully by then you are both used and abused to...

Hopefully by then you are both used and abused to the point he will leave the shovel and helmet at home and just attend the funeral as a normal person!

Felt that way about my 950 Adventure, still...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By DirtyADV
Pricey tho, more then 1500 add shipping and VAT...

Pricey tho, more then 1500 add shipping and VAT to that and it will be 10 times the OEM price of new link pipe (and he is complaining about that already, did he not know that KTM stands for Keeps...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By DirtyADV
Price listed from a Swedish dealer for new OEM...

Price listed from a Swedish dealer for new OEM would be 275.

Luckily its possible to order from UK or Germany if there is no stress and save some money.


/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By DirtyADV
Were are you located? UK? Have one laying around...

Were are you located? UK? Have one laying around that I could part with, have been on the lookout for a second muffler to go back to 2-2 on the 950.




Im located in Sweden and shipping...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By DirtyADV
There have been people writing that it had...

There have been people writing that it had developed leaks, have it on my to do list to get a sturdier metal quick coupling and replace hose with a highquality hose, possible with braided protection....
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By DirtyADV
Yes plastic pin that some switch housings have...

Yes plastic pin that some switch housings have that line up with a hole in the handle bars, if moving switch housing or changing handlebar and that does not have a hole I rather remove plastic pin...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By DirtyADV
Rather not drill anything in the handlebars dont...

Rather not drill anything in the handlebars dont like the first hole to begin with so have removed pin, never had an issue yet.

Should it for some reason want to rotate a wrap or 2 with some...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By DirtyADV
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/12693257044_08...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/12693257044_08e3e916a2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kkEg6o)Hole opened up (https://flic.kr/p/kkEg6o) by DirtyADV (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By DirtyADV
Sounds a bit high, seen cheaper in Sweden and...

Sounds a bit high, seen cheaper in Sweden and Sweden is NOT a cheap country.

Since we know its a bit of hack composed of several different bikes I would say it more then likely the odometer is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By DirtyADV
What about the frame? Thought only the newer 990R...

What about the frame? Thought only the newer 990R came with an orange frame?

Looks to have had a bit of a rough life and maybe seen a little salt at some point might not be that big of a deal if...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By DirtyADV
Hard to see anything but this is the only picture...

Hard to see anything but this is the only picture I could find, brand new basket 2011 990R to the left in picture:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7292/11017741355_4f3889e3f3_z.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By DirtyADV
My old had quite a bit of that also thing its...

My old had quite a bit of that also thing its normal:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4126/4844316812_140764e572_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8o5oBE)

Beefed up CJ basket is smooth:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By DirtyADV
Routed on the other side of steering stem on 950...

Routed on the other side of steering stem on 950 and might not even have the plastic covers that eat through the 990 cables, at least the -04 did not have them ...did not even have the splash guard...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By DirtyADV
Don't think I have ever read about timing chain...

Don't think I have ever read about timing chain skipping a tooth, some guy here bought a spare motor with a snapped cam chain (or maybe he it happen and had to buy a second hand motor and parts out...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By DirtyADV
The same 14 mm allen wrench will work to turn the...

The same 14 mm allen wrench will work to turn the engine by hand, CCW is rotation it moves.

Cap is just plastic and should not be tight at all might be hard get wrench in DONT hammer it in will...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By DirtyADV
Think people have seen "worn" keyswitches at...

Think people have seen "worn" keyswitches at lower mileage also.

/Johan
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By DirtyADV
Some switch housings have a small plastic pin...

Some switch housings have a small plastic pin that goes into a hole in the handlebar to keep it from moving.

Not really needed so just cut away plastic pin or ground away with dremelstyle tool and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By DirtyADV
There is no hurry what so ever so that would be...

There is no hurry what so ever so that would be great if you could help me.

PM will be sent in the next few minutes.

Thanks /Johan
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By DirtyADV
Did he measurement back when lacing up a set of...

Did he measurement back when lacing up a set of motard wheels (www.dirtyadv.com/motard-wheels-for-the-ktm-950-adventure) but sadly I did not write it down (blog post was done long after wheels were...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By DirtyADV
Helpful inmate near Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670???

Have tried contacting this company:

http://boxertiedown.com

But no reply to my email at least.

Im trying to get hold of a few metal hooks:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By DirtyADV
Crankcase breather on coming out of flywheel...

Crankcase breather on coming out of flywheel cover and back to air box?

Balancer shaft seal I would say, at least start there:

http://www.dirtyadv.com/balancer-shaft-seal-replacement/

/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By DirtyADV
Studded tires, seems setup to go riding on ice...

Studded tires, seems setup to go riding on ice ...but does not look like winter att all in the pictures.

/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,506
Posted By DirtyADV
Sorry, no but did a little picture search and...

Sorry, no but did a little picture search and there are a few big air pictures out there ...none smashed up that I can find tho.

http://vtrgarage.webs.com/ktm-adventure-04-bikepics-141529.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By DirtyADV
Tried that on the 950, still pulled strong but...

Tried that on the 950, still pulled strong but really bad backfire when engine braking below 4000 rpm, sounded like a rifle shooting.

Hose was still restricted but it could sneak some air in...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By DirtyADV
Not exactly the same but bike would die on me now...

Not exactly the same but bike would die on me now and then when riding but come back to life after turning key on and off ...until I was far away from home!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By DirtyADV
And the fancy expensive solution is stiffer...

And the fancy expensive solution is stiffer carbon fibre side panels =)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3917/14421473809_c722f07986_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nYnPJa)

Just installed them so time...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By DirtyADV
I usually wrap the key entirely with tape and...

I usually wrap the key entirely with tape and write on tape what needs to be done if its not "Ready to Race"

Or tape with info around throttle grip if keyless machine.



/Johan
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By DirtyADV
+1 Not going single muffler on the new 990R...

+1

Not going single muffler on the new 990R any time soon, tempted to get the under seat tank but no longer trip this year and not really needed for local riding so holding back on expenses a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By DirtyADV
Only have 1200 km on the new 990 and all works...

Only have 1200 km on the new 990 and all works fine but did install an oil pressure gauge (http://www.dirtyadv.com/ktm-adventure-oil-pressure-gauge-installation/) too keep track of that hope to catch...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18,690
Views: 7,460,290
Posted By DirtyADV
Hard to follow up those amazing action...

Hard to follow up those amazing action pictures!!!

So posting another taken outside the summer place, moon can be seen:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3877/14460876199_61f027c954_z.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,863
Posted By DirtyADV
Also gotten around to installing the Carbon Fibre...

Also gotten around to installing the Carbon Fibre side panels:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3917/14421473809_c722f07986_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nYnPJa)

At first the right side looked scary...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,863
Posted By DirtyADV
A few pictures from last weekend: ...

A few pictures from last weekend:

https://scontent-a-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t1.0-9/10470878_10152567917419402_7111740235509737676_n.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By DirtyADV
Have a brand new plate on the table in front of...

Have a brand new plate on the table in front of me but only a cheapo plastic caliper to measure with, but 13,5 mm is what I can get.

As i wrote the CJ beefed up clutch basket might might be harder...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,863
Posted By DirtyADV
Does not seem to get that much worse so will keep...

Does not seem to get that much worse so will keep mine for now, but the bolts keep backing out so have to keep tightening them.

Did attend an event last weekend in Boden with Carl Hagenblad...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By DirtyADV
Maybe get clutch plates out a see. Mileage? ...

Maybe get clutch plates out a see.

Mileage?

Mine had worn tabs at 60 000 km maybe partly caused by the CJ tougher clutch basket that showed very little wear, rekluse could have helped cause it...
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