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Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Eek More on speedo cal

My KTM dealer (and my nephew), sent me the following which is excerpted from an email to my nephew from his KTM tech contact...

No this is not possible by any of us. Yes by law we are allowed up...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Hi Strider, Your comments regarding the...

Hi Strider,

Your comments regarding the speedo - odo strike a cord with a few bits of info my dealer - nephew mentioned in a quick phone call the other day. According to his tech contact at KTM,...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
CAN-bus issues with led conversion and clearing service faults?

I am a complete noob with regard to CAN-bus, but my modest experiences with my 1190 thus far suggest that changing things can be problematic.

For instance, I am trying to install a Kisan head...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Hi Black Hills... you have 3" and 55 lbs on me......

Hi Black Hills... you have 3" and 55 lbs on me... probably explains our different experiences of the seat and screen.

I have not ridden my 1190 at night yet so I can't comment about the lack of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By pyarnall
Talking The CDR, COBDR, and Ecuador... better late than never!

I will start by apologizing for taking so long to share some of my DS adventure experiences.

I was invited to ride the Continental Divide Ride with some friends in the summer of 2012. Then I spent...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Though not necessarily the most highly respected...

Though not necessarily the most highly respected bike mag on the planet their recent review of the 1190 Adv rather runs out of superlatives. Google "cycle world KTM 1190 review".

They find the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Pat... my 1190 is the orange version. There are...

Pat... my 1190 is the orange version. There are two kits available and I chose the R kit which has the Tourtech aluminum bags and mounts, the LED running lights, and the aluminum skid plate. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
1190 headlight

Doug.... to adjust the headlight you must first lower the plastic circular shield that fills the hole where the forks rotate in the fairing. This is the shield that the horn is mounted to. There...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
FifthCircle.... the dealers are supposed to have...

FifthCircle.... the dealers are supposed to have demo bikes that they can't sell for a certain amount of time. They want (experienced) riders to try them. I would suggest that you try to get a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Re the diagnostics tool for recalibrating the...

Re the diagnostics tool for recalibrating the speedo... I just emailed my nephew to see if he can check on that. Being a new dealer he has only had the diagnostic tool a short time and the big...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
Hi Black Hills... I believe the short smoke wind...

Hi Black Hills... I believe the short smoke wind screen I got is considered an R model alternative, but it does mount right up. That is the one that I added some rubber washer shims under the lower...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,923
Posted By pyarnall
New owner 2014 Adventure comments

My nephew is a new KTM dealer, (Solid Performance), in Downingtown, PA, not far from Philadelphia. He managed to get a factory 1190 Adv demo on loan a few months ago so I made the five hour drive...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,495
Posted By pyarnall
Cry Response from administrators?

I thought it a bit strange when my email stopped getting the 690 thread daily postings. Has anyone actually heard from a forum administrator? Yes, it was getting impossibly bloated but it contained...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,231
Posted By pyarnall
I can appreciate that. I never use it if I am in...

I can appreciate that. I never use it if I am in a group unless I happen to be the lead bike. However some of my friends behind me often forget to turn theirs off and it does not bother me... they...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 452,036
Posted By pyarnall
I just checked TuneECU downloads again. The only...

I just checked TuneECU downloads again. The only 990 reference to 2011 is for the SM, SMC, SMT, and this file:

KM626EU1180231Map.hex OEM

Have not a clue how it would be different in terms of...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,231
Posted By pyarnall
Believer

I bought one of the original "Q-Switch" modulators in 1980. With various mandated features, modulators became DOT legal in 1984 or so. They are 50 state legal.

The original device was motivated...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 452,036
Posted By pyarnall
Thanks, Shootis

Sorry I did not catch this myself.... such a huge thread. Seems I was on the right track. This will be on the morning to do list. It will be interesting to see if the idle smooths out and maybe...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 452,036
Posted By pyarnall
'10 990A w FMFs & Akra map

I put about 3500 miles on my 990 with the FMF Q4s and bone stock mapping. Mileage was low to high 40s with stock gearing. Drive-ability at low rpms, around town, etc, was the well known typical......
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,064
Posted By pyarnall
Calsci on 990 Adv a big improvement

From the first ride on my 990 I felt the aerodynamics of the stock windshield was the worst I have ever ridden behind. In time I realized that in spite of always wearing earplugs, the turbulent...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,315
Posted By pyarnall
Tank bag & rear rack?

Hi Drone,

Does your tank bag interfere with riding and maneuvering when standing on the pegs? If not, which brand and model are you using?

Did you use the Tourtech mounts for your modified...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By pyarnall
X Country stability issues w/ knobbies

I recently purchased a new 09 X Country with the intent of improving its off road capabilities. My primary rising mission is DS rallys and adventure riding.

I laced up a 21" rim on the front...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,315
Posted By pyarnall
Wunderlich screen performance?

Hi Drone,

Really appreciate the effort you have made to show your Xc mods. I just took delivery of a new '09 and many of your additions have been on my mind to add.
I am particularly interested...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By pyarnall
Thanks for the exhaust ideas guys. Plumber...

Thanks for the exhaust ideas guys. Plumber Mike... thanks for the PM and photo. Looks like you have a great set up.

Maybe you can post some of that here for everyone... good stuff!
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By pyarnall
Exhaust choices for BMWG650 X country?

Just took delivery on a new 09 X country. :D I want to start tweaking its dual sport side.

I am interested in exhaust choices. I have FMF Q4s on my KTM 990 and like them a lot but they are not...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By pyarnall
Guys.... both reasonable possibilities though I...

Guys.... both reasonable possibilities though I remain skeptical.

My Aprilia twin, a very similar design (and from the same Rotax factory, I believe), also had a higher spec'd idle than I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By pyarnall
This is a fairly old thread so this post may not...

This is a fairly old thread so this post may not get noticed, but I will ask anyway. Just took delivery of a '10 Adv 990. I would LOVE to tame the idle speed on the bike. Just plain ridiculous to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,333
Posted By pyarnall
With an aging back and wrist issues I was riding...

With an aging back and wrist issues I was riding my '01 Aprilia Falco less than I wanted to. Then I rode my nephews' 08 Adv last November and it was truly an epiphany. I loved the upright riding...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By pyarnall
Check out the Trax system at...

Check out the Trax system at www.twistedthrottle.com. Trax makes their own pannier system but as I recall they had various adapter kits to use a variety of pannier makes. Their mount system can be...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-31-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 107,396
Posted By pyarnall
Doc recieved!

Got the doc! Sounds better and better the more I read! Looking forward to the gpx file and many thanks for your incredible effort.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,115
Posted By pyarnall
Thanks

Thanks for the input, guys. Much appreciated.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,115
Posted By pyarnall
Tank Bag recommendations?

I am taking possession of my new '10 KTM Adv next week.:D Any recommendations out there for tank bags? The KTM Adventure bag is a possibility. The Wolfman Ranier seems to be designed for dual...
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