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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 09:06 AM
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Views: 120,358
Posted By manxkipper
Hasn't the latest Busa got close to 200hp with...

Hasn't the latest Busa got close to 200hp with torque to match? At most of the rallies I attend it always interesting to see the size of Busa riders (and passengers). Obviously need the additional...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,028
Posted By manxkipper
Let the partay begin!

Let the partay begin!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,028
Posted By manxkipper
Wait for the Fat Lady - singing may resume...

Wait for the Fat Lady - singing may resume shortly.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 122,709
Posted By manxkipper
There is a little reflection but not bad. It is...

There is a little reflection but not bad. It is not perfect however better than before.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 122,709
Posted By manxkipper
I am using 5cm long spacers cut from hydraulic...

I am using 5cm long spacers cut from hydraulic tubing with a wall thickness of 2mm. Has worked well to set the std shield farther away from the bike and let air in below ala Madstad. Done two trips...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,579
Posted By manxkipper
I think I need one of these in the light of your...

I think I need one of these in the light of your great review. The std unit is crap and have been looking for a replacement.
Will have to find a supplier who would be willing to ship to South Africa...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
Ever heard of high temp wheel bearing grease? ...

Ever heard of high temp wheel bearing grease?
Works well as a sealing compound on my Norton Dommie primary cover without being affected by engine temp.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
Yes. Be particularly liberal with oil on the...

Yes. Be particularly liberal with oil on the paper element.:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
Interesting. I am assuming you mean inside the...

Interesting. I am assuming you mean inside the filter. I checked mine after the last 300km gravel trip and found the velocity stacks as clean as a whistle despite riding in someone else's dust. Did...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 05:43 AM
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Views: 198,107
Posted By manxkipper
And you get over yourself too. Making statements...

And you get over yourself too. Making statements without a figment of fact - well done!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,928
Posted By manxkipper
If KTM actually spent any time at all reading...

If KTM actually spent any time at all reading this forum we would in all likelyhood have had some of the 1190 issues resolved. So, when hell freezes over.........
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 198,107
Posted By manxkipper
Agreed. Its getting too gay for my taste.

Agreed. Its getting too gay for my taste.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By manxkipper
Each to his own then. I keep the hood closed and...

Each to his own then. I keep the hood closed and work on the throttle rather.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-23-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By manxkipper
All you have to do is plug the hole from the...

All you have to do is plug the hole from the airbox - no need to remove the sas system.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
Be interesting to allow the autotune to effect...

Be interesting to allow the autotune to effect changes while oem lambdas are operating and check trim tables for any changes. It would show where the oem units operating parameters are.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-16-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
Well said Sir!

Well said Sir!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
If the oem lambdas only work to 4k, will the pcv...

If the oem lambdas only work to 4k, will the pcv and autotune not do the rest of the rev range or does the oem lambda install negate the pcv/autotune input entirely?.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
Your prerogative to believe what you choose,...

Your prerogative to believe what you choose, obviously.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-12-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
I examined my 2014 box in detail some time ago...

I examined my 2014 box in detail some time ago and found that the holding clip did not press the filter correctly all the way around its circumference hence the ability for the filter to sit proud of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-12-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
+1. Some people just don't believe in certainty....

+1. Some people just don't believe in certainty. Shades of the old horse and water routine
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-11-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
I bow to your superior wisdom.

I bow to your superior wisdom.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,940
Posted By manxkipper
+1. No point in being el cheepo with an expensive...

+1. No point in being el cheepo with an expensive bike. Do the powercell or rot filters and know that that issue is fixed.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-10-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By manxkipper
Looking at the rub pattern on the chain I would...

Looking at the rub pattern on the chain I would suggest it is chain to guide contact that causes the squeak. Once lubed I find the squeak disappears. The motorex racing lube gives me about 500km...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-08-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
Would it be possible to run the std lambdas and...

Would it be possible to run the std lambdas and the pcv/autotune as the pcv blurb states that 2 and 5% should not be adjusted with the autotune as it does not work correctly? In closed loop the std...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 19,547
Posted By manxkipper
The pcv and autotune has certainly livened up my...

The pcv and autotune has certainly livened up my 1190. Just need datalogging to sort out the 2 and5 % areas.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
My only issue with the pc unit is the size of the...

My only issue with the pc unit is the size of the velocity stacks. I really would like to see dyno graphs of the pc on the 1190. I have read that Ken doesn't wish to disclose those. So be it. I will...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-03-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,315
Posted By manxkipper
+1. I had no issues with the cover rubbing the...

+1. I had no issues with the cover rubbing the tank when I had the gasket installed.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-02-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By manxkipper
Its a pain in the butt having a bike where the...

Its a pain in the butt having a bike where the seals wear out way too soon. 10 km and mine are done (R model). have a look at the repair manual for the process - it is downloadable on the net. If you...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-25-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 122,709
Posted By manxkipper
I am in the process of trying various length...

I am in the process of trying various length distance pieces between the 4 bolts on the R screen and the bike itself - ala madstad in an attempt to see whether moving the screen further away from the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,365
Posted By manxkipper
The powercell version is less intrusive in terms...

The powercell version is less intrusive in terms of fitting than the rott unit. It may be a better bet while the warranty is still in operation as the airbox is retained. I have the rott system and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,981
Posted By manxkipper
The top box is the culprit in my case. Anything...

The top box is the culprit in my case. Anything from 170 up will cause a wonderful salsa dance with the top box on. Take it off and 250+ (Speedo numbers) is possible.

Oddly I have found that my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-23-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,004
Posted By manxkipper
+1. Comfortable too.

+1. Comfortable too.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By manxkipper
Follow the Rally Raid instructions for the...

Follow the Rally Raid instructions for the correct procedure.

If you are not certain or uncomfortable then your dealer (if a nice dealer) will do it for you. I did it myself in an unorthodox...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-20-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By manxkipper
Easy to install, easy to adjust and no oil leaks....

Easy to install, easy to adjust and no oil leaks. 5k km so far - all good.

Bought from KTM Twins.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By manxkipper
I bought these: Rally Raid KTM Manual Cam...

I bought these:

Rally Raid KTM Manual Cam Chain Tensioner RRP-041 <dl style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 0px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-TOP: 0px"><dt>Year & Model </dt><dd...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,913
Posted By manxkipper
More particularly the f800 version.

More particularly the f800 version.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,087
Posted By manxkipper
Don't bother then.

Don't bother then.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By manxkipper
Ingenious idea. Well done!

Ingenious idea. Well done!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By manxkipper
I see the R&G rad guard I have is very similar to...

I see the R&G rad guard I have is very similar to the Cox unit pictured above.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,087
Posted By manxkipper
Factual basis for these comments? If true it...

Factual basis for these comments? If true it would explain why the system does work to a reasonable degree. I would not write off the power commander as an improvement tool though.
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