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Forum: Americas 05-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By norschweger
Not totally true: at least we spent Christmas...

Not totally true: at least we spent Christmas together (in Peru) and they stayed at least two nights...maybe an exception though ; )
Forum: Latin America 04-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,579
Posted By norschweger
No, but I think the burning alive part was...

No, but I think the burning alive part was unnecessary.
I also taught a guy in Chillan a lesson who thought he could just walk away with my cellphone. He could not have chosen a worse day to do so....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Dr Bean can ship within 2-3 weeks. Andi today if...

Dr Bean can ship within 2-3 weeks. Andi today if I beg him to. Thanks for the offer, mate!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
BUT: I am on the carretera austral! Where would I...

BUT: I am on the carretera austral! Where would I get this? Online order, shipped to Punta Arenas? Any rec`s?
I could ask the Two Moto Kiwis if they can order another one and send me theirs ; ) ?!...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
They seemed to have a black layer on the front,...

They seemed to have a black layer on the front, like melted plastic or so, just a little bit. I only scratched a little on the surfaces that are in contact with each other- with a little screwdriver....
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By norschweger
PM sent to them, thanks.

PM sent to them, thanks.
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By norschweger
Shipping from Ushuaia

Hello folks.
I have heard several times now that it is possible to ship in a container from Ushuaia to LA or even other destinations. Does anyone have further details and/or first hand experience?...
Forum: Latin America 04-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,579
Posted By norschweger
fucking bastards...

fucking bastards...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 562,810
Posted By norschweger
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1015242670...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152426702583804&set=p.10152426702583804&type=1&theater

I do not know how to post a pic in the best way and hope this works by right mouse-clic: open in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
update

I have moved quite a bit now and am having a blast. This is KTM territory: Carretera Austral. Only issue: fuel pump gave up! Connected tank directly to carbs, found a place to stay and checked the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
friends again

took out the thermostat again, put the ventilation hoses as original, installed a new batterie (a gift from the boss, I guess he understood my mail or the mistakes that were done)! Runs fine! Only...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
but then again, what is wrong with the...

but then again, what is wrong with the thermoswitch/fan in combination with the new-installed thermostat?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Thanks! When I bought the bike used, there were...

Thanks!
When I bought the bike used, there were no cannisters, so I did never bother.
The venting of the tanks has given me a headache too. Right now there is NO tube in the upper front...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
driving me nuts!

today I asked them to check the battery cables, so they showed me "my"battery, Behind one pole the plastic was gone, on the other side it is starting to peel off. I do not know if someone swopped the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Well... Only other option is walk away or ride...

Well...
Only other option is walk away or ride it as it is. The weather in TdF is not waiting for me.(well, it does, but it is not stopping to get worse, that is what I meant : ) ).
Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Hard to say but otherwise it kicks in it time....

Hard to say but otherwise it kicks in it time. Guess it was just the paper.
But as a tube was obviously poorly attached,it might have caused less pressure in the system which lead to earlier...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
update

Went for a ride and as expected (cause it was kinda cold), it did not run properly. Took my mapcase and placed it about 30cm in front of the radiator and voila: it run perfectly! The missing...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Cdi
Views: 216
Posted By norschweger
Cdi

Cdi
I cannot stop worrying about the CDI. Is it possible that it only fails sometimes?
Is it true that the CDI of a nort american 950 ADV is different from the one of a European 950 ADV S ?
First...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Cdi

I cannot stop worrying about the CDI. Is it possible that it only fails sometimes?
Is it true that the CDI of a nort american 950 ADV is different from the one of a European 950 ADV S ?
First the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
of course...

..as if I had known it: first it ran fine, reached a top speed on the speedo of 197, only had a very short hesitation when changing gear upwards, at one occasion the engine stalled when standing...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
+1 ! what would you say is a fair bill after...

+1 !
what would you say is a fair bill after all this? They took out all the parts again except for the wiring harness (well, mine was not a beauty and I see the additional work...),charged me...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
solved ( I hope)

I do not want to praise the day before the night but it seems to be solved.
The valves of the choke cables (in the carb) were obviously leaking...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
different engine, carbs, tank, muffler, still the...

different engine, carbs, tank, muffler, still the same!
Only things missing to replace other than the frame and tires are the left muffler AND the intake boots!!! I do not understand why they would...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Well, there was and is (I think) more oil in the...

Well, there was and is (I think) more oil in the airbox, even though they replaced the seal which is somewhere on the left side leading to the respiration hose...
I also thought it was an airleak,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
If I knew how to post a pic here I would show you...

If I knew how to post a pic here I would show you MY submarine : )
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
I will.Tomorrow we will finally check the...

I will.Tomorrow we will finally check the compression as I have already asked for two weeks ago! I am pretty sure what the result will be and that I will have an almost new engine in a couple of...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
I am at the very heart of KTM in Chile, where...

I am at the very heart of KTM in Chile, where they have almost all parts and the best mechanic of the country (I was told), who has a 950 ADV S! This should be the perfect spot to have a problem!?
2...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
We put everything as original, repaired the...

We put everything as original, repaired the throttle (in Costa Rica they noticed, it was bend and fixed it somehow), unfortunately it was not really centered which left some marks on the throttle...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
But I guess it did not like to be ridden like...

But I guess it did not like to be ridden like that, at least the valves. This is just a guess!
I am so fed up by all these KTM-assholes who tell me that it is the mistake of all the others which...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
update

Today, with another battery, the CDI of the other bike, without the thermostate (in the meanwhile it had been installed, then removed again), with the carburetors and coils from another bike, with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By norschweger
Wtf!!

KTM 950
I try to summarize:
some months ago I replaced the fuel pump, which lasted for about 1 month. It died far away from any KTM dealer so we put in a car pump. Checking the cable of the old one...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
Thanks for the info. Have already done all of the...

Thanks for the info. Have already done all of the mentioned and replaced it...: )
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
Installed the new pump, runs like a hero : )

Installed the new pump, runs like a hero : )
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
thanks for the good advise.pump only works...

thanks for the good advise.pump only works sometimes.Could not start the engine. Connecred tank and carbs directly: voila. Runs just fine. Met a guy who has a 990 in Urubamba and has a shop of some...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
thanks for the good advise.pump only works...

thanks for the good advise.pump only works sometimes.Could not start the engine. Connecred tank and carbs directly: voila. Runs just fine. Met a guy who has a 990 in Urubamba and has a shop of some...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
thanks a lot for the offer. I checked the pump...

thanks a lot for the offer.
I checked the pump and all the cables and connections, cleaned them and sprayed the connectors with WD 40. The contacts in the pump are quite down, I cleaned them with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
just found this

Low Octane Plug: The LC8 engine in the 950/990 KTM Adventures and Super Enduros line have an 11.5:1 compression ratio. It is designed to run on 95 RON premium fuel. The equivilent octane in the USA...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By norschweger
84 octane

Hello folks!
As a negative side effect of an awesome ride almost to Machu Picchu I had to fill my 950 ADV with 84 octane, well, that is what they say, so maybe less.
First time I only filled some,...
Forum: Latin America 01-17-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By norschweger
I am not sure if there is any better or worse. It...

I am not sure if there is any better or worse. It is not about comparing, dissing, being right or wrong...if I felt several times that I was in severe danger and have the desire to share this with...
Forum: Latin America 01-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By norschweger
Thanks for all the good infos. The parking hint I...

Thanks for all the good infos. The parking hint I have not seen before now but I met Deryl again, after first and last time in Cambria on the HU meeting, when I took lunch in Santa Maria : ) small...
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