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Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mcguyver
Good on ya Pete. Will follow with interest.

Good on ya Pete. Will follow with interest.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8,728
Views: 1,882,563
Posted By mcguyver
Ha cheers mate, yep that's me, but still lagging...

Ha cheers mate, yep that's me, but still lagging behind on the votes. An out of focus shit of a A couple on a cruiser is kneading. I should get B1 on to them.

Appreciate any votes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8,728
Views: 1,882,563
Posted By mcguyver
Hi all. I have entered some pics of me on my 640...

Hi all. I have entered some pics of me on my 640 in a photo comp.

If your on facebook, I would love it if you took the time to cast a vote.
http://woobox.com/daagn8/95cvjt

If I win the trip to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,048,033
Posted By mcguyver
Hi all I have entered some pics if me on my 640...

Hi all I have entered some pics if me on my 640 in a photo comp. if your on facebook, I would love it if you took the time to vote.

http://woobox.com/daagn8/95cvjt

If I win the trip to the GP...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By mcguyver
$250. Did a longer ride this afternoon and it is...

$250. Did a longer ride this afternoon and it is defineatly a bit cooler. Having said that with it being winter here at the moment the extra warmth was welcome. Bloody dropped down to 10 degrees...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By mcguyver
Posted this on the wings thread, but then...

Posted this on the wings thread, but then realised this might be the better one to postin.

The heat has never been an issue for me but in conversation one day It was suggested that ceramic coating...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 33,516
Posted By mcguyver
KTM 1190 - New Wings Seat Cooler / Heat Shield

The heat has never really been a big issue for me but in conversation one day It was suggested that ceramic coating may be an option to reduce the heat. Just got my pipes back. The supplier claimed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By mcguyver
Doesn't work anyway. Just redirects the heat back...

Doesn't work anyway. Just redirects the heat back down and out. I took mine out.
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 430,888
Posted By mcguyver
is that arear guard off a late model exc? Looks...

is that arear guard off a late model exc? Looks great. Hard to fit?
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,372
Posted By mcguyver
That us brilliant. Thankyou.

That us brilliant. Thankyou.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 430,888
Posted By mcguyver
Common problem with KTM swingarms. Swingarm fills...

Common problem with KTM swingarms. Swingarm fills with water and corrosion occurs on the bolt on the inside of the swingarm. On one of my 450's I had to get an engineering company to use a process...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,728
Views: 1,882,563
Posted By mcguyver
I have the silicone hoses on my 06. They have...

I have the silicone hoses on my 06. They have been there for the past 15000klms and no issues except that the short cross over hose was missing from the kit when I bought It. I just left the original...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,950
Posted By mcguyver
CCM 450 Adventure

Tiggs, while not exactly a power house in say 690 terms it felt every bit a strong as my 640. The is also going to be an optional power up map available.

I reckon it could also do with a more open...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,597
Posted By mcguyver
Anyone come across an electronic version yet?

Anyone come across an electronic version yet?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,950
Posted By mcguyver
I was lucky enough to get a test ride on one of...

I was lucky enough to get a test ride on one of these recently whilst in the UK.
I am looking for a worthy replament for my ageing KTM640 adventure. This could well be it.

ticked all the boxes....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,604
Posted By mcguyver
You might wanna do a a bit if research on here...

You might wanna do a a bit if research on here first. Seems to be the bad fuel dongle creates more problems than it fixes.
Forum: Europe 05-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By mcguyver
Yep that's it.

Yep that's it.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
KTM 1190 problems?

I have a friend who lives in Melbourne. His name is Phil. I think his last name is McCraken.

Do you know him., ;-)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
What's this website? Do you have a link?

What's this website?
Do you have a link?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Anyone from Australia seen this letter? ...

Anyone from Australia seen this letter?


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Forum: Europe 04-28-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By mcguyver
Thankyou everyone. It's all sorted. bikesure will...

Thankyou everyone. It's all sorted. bikesure will cover me. NW200 and TT here I come. :-)
Forum: Europe 04-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By mcguyver
Can I throw another question into the ring? I am...

Can I throw another question into the ring? I am an australian travelling to the UK in 2 weeks time, where a friend has by kindly offered me the use of his bike. Plan is to pick up the bike in...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By mcguyver
Master brewer did you ever get an answer to this?...

Master brewer did you ever get an answer to this? I am going over in 2 weeks and A friend is lending me his bike, but we are having trouble finding an insurance company that will cover me.

Any...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Phil did you see this?

Phil did you see this?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,604
Posted By mcguyver
http://ktm1190adv.wikispaces.com

http://ktm1190adv.wikispaces.com
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
KTM 1190 problems?

Had the same problem. Wire to sensor was broken. Dealer replaced it under warranty. I think it's Located on bottom triple clamp. Or under the headlight area somewhere.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Add warped rotors to the growing list of issues...

Add warped rotors to the growing list of issues with my bike. Being replaced under warranty but still an annoyance.

Also wondering what fuel consumption people are getting. Since fitting the 16...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By mcguyver
V-strom 1000 v's R1150 GS

This Is the one you want Curly ;-)

http://www.bikesales.com.au/private/SSE-AD-2583104/2008-Suzuki-V-Strom-1000---DL1000
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Bike was back to the dealer today for sidestand...

Bike was back to the dealer today for sidestand upgrade. Asked them to check out the vibration while it was there. No worries they said will be loose steering head bearings. Don't think so I said...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
KTM 1190 problems?

That is exactly what it feels like. Only the front. No issue with the rear. I am convinced it has something to do with the previously loose steering head bearings, although they feel fine now after...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Cheers mate I'll give it a go.

Cheers mate
I'll give it a go.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 119,366
Posted By mcguyver
Anyone had any front brake shudder? Can't feel it...

Anyone had any front brake shudder? Can't feel it through the lever but when applying front brakes front end shudder as if it has a warped rotor. Rotors appear to be ok and it is more pronounced at...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By mcguyver
Have you asked these questions of them directly...

Have you asked these questions of them directly before bagging them on here. Surely your first step would be to contact them, then if your still not happy by all means bag them on here, but give them...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,728
Views: 1,882,563
Posted By mcguyver
Great Vid mate. I will be visiting Dubai for a...

Great Vid mate. I will be visiting Dubai for a few days in June. Is there somewhere that hires bikes and gear, so I could get out in the dunes?
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,410
Posted By mcguyver
What a ride. Would have loved to join you, but...

What a ride. Would have loved to join you, but can't this year.
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By mcguyver
I would have been happy to show you around. Even...

I would have been happy to show you around. Even have a DL1000 vstrom I could have hired to you. However I am off to the Isle of Man TT and NW200 on the 10th May. If you can arrive earlier than that...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 430,888
Posted By mcguyver
This could also be a sign the the decomp actuator...

This could also be a sign the the decomp actuator pin on the camshaft is worn. Unfortunately not replaceable without replacing the entire camshaft.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 430,888
Posted By mcguyver
Oz/Kiwi KTM 640 ADV riders sign in here please.

Yep thanks mate. spot on. Forgot I had rewired my rec/rec directly to the battery sone time ago.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,728
Views: 1,882,563
Posted By mcguyver
wvrocks nailed it. Had forgotten that I had...

wvrocks nailed it. Had forgotten that I had modded the rec rectifier to be wired directly to the battery.

Doh!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,048,033
Posted By mcguyver
Thankyou everyone. wvocks that is exactly what...

Thankyou everyone. wvocks that is exactly what has happened. Forgot that when I replaced the rec reg sometime ago, I direct wired it. Bloody Alzheimer's :-). Thanks again.
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