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Forum: Equipment 06-28-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By ktm frank
oil!!!!

I tried gear oil 80w90!!!!!
and i'm still mistaken by the fact that the oil flow is way too much!! i'm talking about a drop every 3.5seconds at minimal setting???? What the hell???
To be honest i'm...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By ktm frank
Wicked good

Actually i though about it but since i had to wait for my lube tube to empty itsefl in the oiler.So i will try some old tranny fluid.
Thank for such a fast response.
Frank:ricky
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By ktm frank
oil in scottoiler?

I'm looking for a replacement lubricant for my scottoiler .
Is there anyone out there who's willing to share their results ????
I tried 10w40semi-synthetic engine oil without any good results since...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,825
Posted By ktm frank
Suzuki...

I'm wandering if theyre trying to make some sort of legend like the klr650.
20 years without major improvements...
Maybe they never heard of comments from buyers around the freaking planet about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By ktm frank
950????

Hello, i would go for a 06 and nothing else cause all the bugs have been worked out.
So far the best of the adventure's from ktm.
I said i would go for a 06 because i've owned an 03 and i my shares...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By ktm frank
k6 dl 1000 flywheel

I've been thinking of replacing the flywheel of my v-strom for a lighter model like the one from a sv1000 or tl1000 so i would get that free revving feelling.Damn i miss the violence of my ktm 950.It...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 122,790
Posted By ktm frank
maps

Free maps on the web???????? i'm interested Where is the link for my 60csx?:ricky
Forum: Canada 03-12-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By ktm frank
sorry

sorry about that,Last time i wnet on vacation in quebec was into those (weeks) and it is a nightmare also watch for coppers there is so many of them.
Remember that this applies only this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,251
Posted By ktm frank
v-stroms

i dont know how you feel about this but if youre on a budget.But personnally i've bought 2 used motorcycle in the past one was a klr and i just cant say something bad about this one.The othe was a...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By ktm frank
campgrounds

Where you guys are heading to exacltly?
By the way on wich day you guys plan to be here?
Make sure it aint on the last weeks of july because here most of the campground are crowded.Its ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,370
Posted By ktm frank
time to confess!!!!!!!

I will confess here for the good sake of the 950.I did get rid of my 950,mainly because of the lack of knowledge of my dealer and my ignorance about ktm.
since i sold my silver arrow there is not a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By ktm frank
tkc 80 dl1000

I ordered a pair yesterday and i was wandering.How long will they last on my dl 1000 if per say i would do pavement until they wear off with a 200lbs driver and quite a bit of cargo???
Of course i...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ktm frank
karoo's

if you have a smaller displacement bike like 650 the original karoo's are agressive and work very well on that loose stuff.But on hard surface where you will find stones with sharp edges they tend to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By ktm frank
beast

Gspot=gs
orange crush=ktm
thumper=......thumper
beast=V-STROM'S obviously:ricky
Forum: Alaska 02-27-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,227
Posted By ktm frank
snohawk

I have a friend of who owns one and he says that his new toy is absolutely the best snow toy he ever rode.
Also he mentionned to me that it is very particular,if the guy never ride bike before...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,721
Posted By ktm frank
v-strom

As all the other posters i'd say go for it.Recently i started deep thinking because i wasnt so sure about what bike was better for gravel riding.
the strom's are both exellent machine.To me the 1k...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,370
Posted By ktm frank
Thumb clutch noise

As a matter of fact ktm canada rep talk to me about my silver's clutch wich is an 03 not a real 04 like sold in canada.It seems like those knows a lot but wont tell you a lot!
They want you most of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By ktm frank
Dfo

What in the world is dfo bburton?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By ktm frank
hick-up

My bike like so many v-strom's out there suffer from a lack of fuel between 3 and 4000 rpm while you try to hold the accelerator steady.
What it does simply is a run lean condition.
basically how...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By ktm frank
thank you guy's!

Thanks for all the answers and so fast.Since my stealer as no yosh box i'll have to resign myself to buy a pcIII module.but i will get the TB sync before anything else.
I want everything to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By ktm frank
dl 1ooo hick up one more time!

I know we've been trough this subject many times.But today i went to my local stealer.Seeking out for the truth i ask the service manager if he would by a bike brand knew with that hick-up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By ktm frank
test of time

i've been looking all over to get the most information on this subject.And my conclusion is that to get a scottoiler hereit cost me 240$ plus all the disadvantage of the scott.The pro-oiler would be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By ktm frank
leo vince

I dont know if this is going to help you.But my dl 1000 as leo vince and they are simply amazing the sound is very pleasing.I had to install the inserts because it was too loud a bit.With or without...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By ktm frank
oil

wow thr replies are very fast this morning!
The scottoil seems to be a good choice but i was planning to use synthetic oil to compensate for the temperature variations here in quebec cause i've seen...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By ktm frank
gadget boy

Where did you get the oiler in canada,on the scott web site it says that fullbore maketing is the importer but i cant find the oiler in their online catalog?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By ktm frank
scottoiler

Thanks to everyone who took the time to write down your thoughs.As a matter of fact you guys are very helpful in making my decision.After i launched the thread i went to my local ktm dealer to find...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By ktm frank
scottoiler

Some of you must have one of those chains oiler.if so how do you like it .Do you suggest me to buy one?
Because the advertising is pretty convincing to me i do not see how it could go wrong!
i own...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By ktm frank
no abs!

I dont know for sure but if there is no abs on the S it should be cheaper to buy?
btw does it work good.Cause i noticed that yours is the black one! the other point to this abs thing is. if it ever...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By ktm frank
great!

i feel a lot more better to hear good comments on your bikes,since mine to me it was a nightmare.Some of you mentionned something about a throttle cam (g2) could you inform me about this specific...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By ktm frank
990 adventures

If i'm not asking too much,could some owner's of 990adv could share their oppinions toward their rides? i've had a misfortune with my 04(03)silver and exept for the badlucks that i encountered i...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 1,034,063
Posted By ktm frank
the french video!

For the ones who do not understand french,In the video you see cyril neuveu crying and in pain because he broke his ankle just before the finish line and you see didier auriol pas him by and win the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-07-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,119
Posted By ktm frank
new bike

i would go for a 990 adv IF i would be sure that most of the gremlins are gone:ricky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By ktm frank
high hp stroms

I've been wandering for a while now is there some of us who manage to extract some ponies out of their dl1000. Because this engine as quite an history.Like in the sv1000 119hp and 74 lbs/ft of...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By ktm frank
ootaooais!!!!!!!

IL est super de constaté qu'un nouveau collègue vienne se joindre a nous
je vois que vas faire des beaux projets avec ce monstre alors soit prudent et donne moi des nouvelles si tu veux en copain...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,229
Posted By ktm frank
bike choices

It is very funny to see that some of us want to argue about the best bike.
Since i started a carreer in motorcycle riding instructor i've seen only one thing for sure there is not a perfect bike...
Forum: Canada 01-01-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By ktm frank
Eh? Tire is the right question!!!????

Tire is the question,I've been plannig this trip for a while on bike even if i went there two times in a car.I'm still confused on this matter even more for you! Because most of this trip is on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,229
Posted By ktm frank
salesman=liar

Of course a salesman is full of shit many times a day,to me all of em could suffer from a nuts cancer.But i hardly see why he would throw something like that in the conversation because we were...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,229
Posted By ktm frank
transalp and varadero available in canada!

I've been watching for sometimes if eventually Honda will ever wake up!
Tonight i was at my Honda dealer looking for Rukka jackets and the salesman ask me what i was riding so i tell him a vee.So he...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By ktm frank
Thumb cool!

L'autre forum est très bien.Il me tarde de vous reparlez,Je serais interessé pour une ride a la Baie james au printemps prochain.Si il y en a d'entre vous qui seraient voudrait se joindre a moi pour...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By ktm frank
jim

cool que tu parle français Jim your french isnt too bad at all my friend!:ricky if you ever want to come down to quebec with your lady it would be great and i could go to n.y state for riding next...
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