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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By charlie264
Oh they do, but they are cheap and easily...

Oh they do, but they are cheap and easily replaceable.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
I forget...what the V is so 75 degrees then, for...

I forget...what the V is so 75 degrees then, for a V 60, 90 etc. So you're saying after all this time the cams were set TDC on the same 360 revolution. :lol3

Look on the bright side, no valve...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By charlie264
Well I've seen plenty of scored ally cam seats...

Well I've seen plenty of scored ally cam seats and bridges....normally contamination during installation. I think its just manufacturing cost savings and if you lose oil pressure....they make the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
Yeh, every crank revolution is 180 to the cams,...

Yeh, every crank revolution is 180 to the cams, set the rear TDC, the crank timing is fixed at crank, turn the motor one firing revolution plus the V angle...72 degrees so the front is TDC and set...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
I think the marks changed in 07...but I'm not...

I think the marks changed in 07...but I'm not sure....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
Good points, I think the OP has tried each coil,...

Good points, I think the OP has tried each coil, in each cylinder with only one connected. That makes me think its electronic/pickup...

A bad coil, symptoms normally surface when hot...if no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By charlie264
When you've only got the one shim...needs must. ...

When you've only got the one shim...needs must.

Same issue, new head if things go wrong....last top build apart from KTM was honda 450..roller bearings. Industry standard?

Rover, mazda, VW,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By charlie264
Problem with shaving shims down....as I've done...

Problem with shaving shims down....as I've done in the past, they are often surfaces hardened.

Interesting that KTM hasn't changed the "bearing" surfaces, the cams still sit on the soft ally head,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
Have you tested both coils with an ohms meter?...

Have you tested both coils with an ohms meter? I'd be thinking a compression test next. If the valves have been set wrong you could be loosing compression. Next would be borrow an ECU...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By charlie264
Were you bent over when it arrived. :lol3

Were you bent over when it arrived. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,859
Posted By charlie264
:fpalm I wanna see a pick of the rear...

:fpalm

I wanna see a pick of the rear sprocket....that front sprocket needed changing 15k miles ago......that's probably why the chain was able to jump and jam.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,909
Posted By charlie264
Xr650r

Xr650r
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
In that case have checked the earth.

In that case have checked the earth.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
Search pickup ring. Have you checked the cam...

Search pickup ring.

Have you checked the cam timing? Doing a top end rebuild you wouldn't need to touch the timing ring...but you can test the sensor with an ohms meter and check the plug...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
There is a pick-up ring on the crank, clutch side...

There is a pick-up ring on the crank, clutch side and a sensor that triggers ecu to shut power to the coils.

Its has a pin hole to locate the correct position.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
I think you'd hear clear enough if the cams were...

I think you'd hear clear enough if the cams were out....more likely the timing gear pickup. :dunno
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,985
Posted By charlie264
Take it back to KTM dealer....

Take it back to KTM dealer....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By charlie264
I've spent day trying to diagnose all the faults...

I've spent day trying to diagnose all the faults on my SE...I get no fault codes to help me. Must be something wrong with the FI as when I shut the throttle off the engine braking is sharp and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By charlie264
If the LED and LSD get dirty....aint going to...

If the LED and LSD get dirty....aint going to work.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By charlie264
Had an issues with low oil pressure/volume using...

Had an issues with low oil pressure/volume using K&N oil filter.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By charlie264
Not really, you've just upgraded from an 07 to a...

Not really, you've just upgraded from an 07 to a 12....as many have done..

If I had the room and dosh to spare...I'd have me an 12 in a shot...to keep the SE company.:1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By charlie264
:lol3 Addict.

:lol3 Addict.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,560
Posted By charlie264
40 mins to change two tyres :eek1......I'll bring...

40 mins to change two tyres :eek1......I'll bring me wheels around, see ya on Saturday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,041
Posted By charlie264
Have you tried a different throttle cam, G2 for...

Have you tried a different throttle cam, G2 for example. On my 950 low down riding revs were hard to find...I find the torque from the LC8 at low revs pretty good...

I don't know what the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By charlie264
Machining cylinders for a longer stroke, custom...

Machining cylinders for a longer stroke, custom crank...116hp to 141hp...I bet that cost 5k...minimum.

Blue printing would add an extra 10% hp over stock and the motor would run better and last...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By charlie264
You can just remove the filter for a start up,...

You can just remove the filter for a start up, then replace if it sounds the same. Relatively easy checking the timing using locking bolt or screwdriver. Check the cam chain guides and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By charlie264
I'd add an agree with what Chuck said, why was he...

I'd add an agree with what Chuck said, why was he turning the motor? Turning it the wrong way can bust the cam-chain guides.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By charlie264
Is the oil pressure light still coming on? Big...

Is the oil pressure light still coming on? Big end bearings get noisy over time, I know pyndons had moved on his strip down, the later LC8's have a plate to prevent movement....

What I would do,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By charlie264
I'd still check put the bike on side stand, you...

I'd still check put the bike on side stand, you wont loose much oil..pull the filter. Check coolant level at the radiator, illuminate damaged WP seal on installation. Check correct installation of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By charlie264
Not ridden my bike for a while, checked it over...

Not ridden my bike for a while, checked it over before a trip the next day...wouldn't turn over cos the battery was flat....no problem, put it on charge overnight...went to start it, still flat....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By charlie264
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Troub...

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Electrical%20Shop/Troubleshooting%20Charging%20Systems/fault-finding-diagram.pdf
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,073
Posted By charlie264
Sounds awful, pull the filter and check it, check...

Sounds awful, pull the filter and check it, check the rubber bung...if its a K&N filter (reddish brown paper) throw it in the bin.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By charlie264
I bought 4 new LC8 cams, two were gun...

I bought 4 new LC8 cams, two were gun black..other 2 normal, the black coating is microns thick....the non metal inclusions in casting that causes the pitting is a manufacturing issue, nothing to do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,873
Posted By charlie264
I had an issue the engine cutting in and out on...

I had an issue the engine cutting in and out on my SE riding whoops, side stand cut-out switch.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By charlie264
If you check pressure, that will illustrate weak...

If you check pressure, that will illustrate weak oil pump...or not
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By charlie264
Phone a good garage/workshop that have an oil...

Phone a good garage/workshop that have an oil pressure gauge or buy a mechanical gauge off flea bay....

One guy found the reason for low pressure was the cap had come out on the crank...

Anyone...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,359
Posted By charlie264
True. :cry

True. :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,359
Posted By charlie264
I've been dreaming of lightening another SE, I...

I've been dreaming of lightening another SE, I bet you could easily loose 20Kg + from an Adv just by replacing standard parts made from lighter materials, all the plastics and tanks in CF would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By charlie264
They upgraded the pressure oil release valve in...

They upgraded the pressure oil release valve in 2010, main design change was the c-clip that holds the spring in. New one has a window and a washer slides in to hold the spring.

What symptoms do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,904
Posted By charlie264
Might be worth adding a washer if there is enough...

Might be worth adding a washer if there is enough clearance, keeping the original load area...no chance of it winding out..
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