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Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By wilmar13
Yes it works fine... but be warned it raises the...

Yes it works fine... but be warned it raises the saddle height. In lower position it is a little higher than stock, and in upper position it is whatever the increment is higher. I forget the exact...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,346
Posted By wilmar13
Yes. I have the Scott's setup from Powercell, and...

Yes. I have the Scott's setup from Powercell, and it is great. The mounting setup is very well thought out and executed; much better IMO than welding on a post. To change damping on the fly, the dial...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By wilmar13
Maybe, but if you try to remove it you will see...

Maybe, but if you try to remove it you will see it has its own retention and that y bracket doesn't put any pressure on the face.. I am pretty sure you could run it without that and nothing will...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By wilmar13
I wouldn't worry... my RC8R used a total of 1.5L...

I wouldn't worry... my RC8R used a total of 1.5L extra up to 3k miles and then used none. It is probably just that you followed the owners manual and switched to synthetic at 1000km-600mi before the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By wilmar13
OK, I just looked up the parts schematic... looks...

OK, I just looked up the parts schematic... looks like the outer o-ring (18) is is Viton already. Still maybe upgrading the inner (19) will help prevent future leaks.
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Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By wilmar13
Well getting it helicoiled needs to be done, but...

Well getting it helicoiled needs to be done, but that retaining plate is just to make sure it stays in the hole. The O-ring is what seals it.

Mine is doing the same thing. I think I am going to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By wilmar13
And you are right near by too! But too late, I...

And you are right near by too! But too late, I already just used a 8mx1.25 bolt with the end ground into taper. It seems to work OK. I tried to turn engine and couldn't so it should stay locked with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By wilmar13
Will do... Well from where the bike is now. I...

Will do... Well from where the bike is now. I will document the hard part. ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By wilmar13
What would you like pics of? The substitiute...

What would you like pics of? The substitiute tool, or you mean removing cams to change shims?

The tight valve clearance explains the harder to start when it was hot symptom I had. I guess the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By wilmar13
1190 timing Lockpin substitute?

I decided to check my valve lash, and glad I did... it is tight already with 7,500 miles.

Anyway, you have to remove the cams to change the shims... and need KTM tool 61229015000, which is only...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 121,489
Posted By wilmar13
I am wondering something similar... not pooled...

I am wondering something similar... not pooled oil, but carbon buildup from oil. Did it look like this?:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24626343&postcount=767
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
For now I am going to chalk it up to faulty...

For now I am going to chalk it up to faulty inductive reasoning supported by some reasonable premises and fueled with paranoia from this thread.

I stopped riding my bike shortly after I saw the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Both cylinders were 1%. I too was a bit...

Both cylinders were 1%. I too was a bit incredulous that it could be that good, but I did a quick google and it is possible.

I did break it in properly (not per manual) by using motorex mineral...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Well FWIW, turns out the engine can handle a bit...

Well FWIW, turns out the engine can handle a bit of dust. My leak-down test came back at 1%.

I guess I was just being paranoid after all. Whew!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Me Too! Hopefully tomorrow.

Me Too! Hopefully tomorrow.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
It isn't any different than mine... or rather it...

It isn't any different than mine... or rather it would have been had I sealed the bridge. :lol3

My stock paper filter fits just fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Very Carefully! :D With ignition off, I...

Very Carefully! :D

With ignition off, I wasn't sure which way they opened so I pushed gently with my finger on one side and felt locked, then the other and it opened without any force (I wasn't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By wilmar13
I think it may be more prudent to get a pair of...

I think it may be more prudent to get a pair of v-band clamps and make up a cat delete pipe that can be swapped in and out with the cat. Won't add much more cost, and you will have both setups should...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 388,195
Posted By wilmar13
Hmmm that item needs its own thread to discuss,...

Hmmm that item needs its own thread to discuss, specific to 1190. It is a hack way to alter the EFI mapping, but better than nothing! May be just the ticket for catless setups. Though if power...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 388,195
Posted By wilmar13
You thinking the RTV is going to breakup? Maybe...

You thinking the RTV is going to breakup? Maybe after servicing it, and scraping old stuff out halfass I could see.

I think using RTV to seal the filter itself is a bit overkill and will make...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 388,195
Posted By wilmar13
Kag, I know you are following the airbox thread...

Kag, I know you are following the airbox thread and probably saw what happened to my bike, but be damn sure to RTV the bridge where the lid seals over filter too.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By wilmar13
No I am not losing pressure, only the TPMS...

No I am not losing pressure, only the TPMS reported values are lower than actual. Maybe it is only 5psi... My bike is actually at a dealer now so I was going off memory. Biggest PITA is say I air...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By wilmar13
Does anyone know how to calibrate the TPMS? ...

Does anyone know how to calibrate the TPMS?

Would be nice to have it read actual PSI as mine seemed to creep down from accurate to reading low about 7psi. Also the low pressure warning light goes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Yes... except you don't build it, you charge it...

Yes... except you don't build it, you charge it with compressed air.

Comp test measures the engine's ability to generate pressure. Leakdown measures its ability to hold pressure. Both will tell...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Uhm, no. The the exact opposite as I explicitly...

Uhm, no. The the exact opposite as I explicitly stated; a leakdown test. I am blowing oil out the CCV and know the engine ate some dirt, so a comp test would not tell me much. I want to know if the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,574
Posted By wilmar13
Oh and the windscreen is fine on the R... but I...

Oh and the windscreen is fine on the R... but I agree the standard screen seems to be designed to increase buffeting in both positions at all speeds, at least for me it did. I think the same person...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,574
Posted By wilmar13
You are spot on regarding weak airbox design....

You are spot on regarding weak airbox design. Nice insights on precisely where the design fail is too!

Other than the airbox issue (which can be resolved, I hope), I don't see any major flaw with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Here is a view of my rear cyl intake valves...

Here is a view of my rear cyl intake valves showing the heavy deposits:

http://i1231.photobucket.com/albums/ee517/wilmar130/1190AdvR/IMG_0018_zpsac9e6501.jpg

It may be hard to see but there is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Hmmm, maybe I did have a bad one... I sold it,...

Hmmm, maybe I did have a bad one... I sold it, thinking the fit was normal and expected based on feedback I read here. It wasn't overly oiled, just didn't seem to fit in the pocket that well. But hey...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Well since Bert's was closest to me I took it...

Well since Bert's was closest to me I took it there today. The SA was knowledgable and took the time to listen to me explain background and issue in detail. I documented my issue in the '2014 Airbox'...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
yeah. not to put too fine a point on it, but the...

yeah. not to put too fine a point on it, but the indie mechanics and such are not really what I am looking for... if I am stuck with the repair bill, I will probably do the engine teardown and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Yeah he was (is?) a miserable human being, and...

Yeah he was (is?) a miserable human being, and unfortunately he is also a dog of the state that decided to bite me and it is going to cost a lot for being at the wrong place at the wrong time. To...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Not to be anti-CA but it is a jolt especially...

Not to be anti-CA but it is a jolt especially after spending a few weeks in CO, UT, ID, WY, and MT... like going from one extreme to the other, culturally at least.

I am in Highland Park 90042......
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Most likely to get hurt first is scoring of the...

Most likely to get hurt first is scoring of the cylinder walls and excess wearing of the rings, then after that probably the valve seat areas, then after that anything that slips by the rings...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
^ Cliff notes: My filter fit well(verified),...

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Cliff notes: My filter fit well(verified), and I sealed the gaps between top and bottom of airbox with Gorilla tape all around, and yet still dirty air bypassed filter internally because the lid...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
Cautionary Tale

I would like to nominate myself for ADV poster "idiot of the year". You see a few weeks ago (and a few pages back on this thread) I was one of the guys that bought a Unifilter and didn't like the way...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
I wouldn't either, just because it is hassle......

I wouldn't either, just because it is hassle... But in this case we are probably talking engine rebuild unfortunately. I took my tank off and removed the lid tonight; dust all through my airbox and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,843
Posted By wilmar13
^ Yes, I just saw on Revzilla the Pirelli MT90...

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Yes, I just saw on Revzilla the Pirelli MT90 is now available in TL for both front and rear. Maybe this isn't new, but I swear when I looked a few weeks ago only tube type was available as this is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,161
Posted By wilmar13
Bump for more current options... Or reiteration...

Bump for more current options... Or reiteration of 7year old advise for 1190adventure service and warranty work.

Just got to LA after a mostly paved tour through rockies, and LA is my new home. My...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 72,438
Posted By wilmar13
It would be cool if they rebuild just in case,...

It would be cool if they rebuild just in case, but I always thought rule of thumb was: anything less than 10% is good, 10-15% is acceptable, and after that start thinking about rebuild (above 20%...
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