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Forum: The Garage Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Peanuts
Getting the opposite side to the levers into the...

Getting the opposite side to the levers into the well is key.

Heat the tyre in the sun or with a hot air gun. It makes a massive difference to the flexibility of the tyre. Heat the new one too...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Peanuts
No problem :) Which country are you in?

No problem :)

Which country are you in?
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Peanuts
The 09 onwards still come from the factory with...

The 09 onwards still come from the factory with throttle lag due to the secondary throttles. Remap to make them never close more than 35% and the problem is solved. They may be a little more...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By Peanuts
The instructions show that the kit includes a...

The instructions show that the kit includes a flasher relay.
http://www.ktmshop.se/documents/manuals/76014937044_OM.pdf

but bikes with hazard warning 4 way flashers like the black caliper 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,281
Posted By Peanuts
Looks like he did not lube the chain too! Did he...

Looks like he did not lube the chain too! Did he adjust it correctly?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By Peanuts
2 of these is a hell of a lot cheaper option ...

2 of these is a hell of a lot cheaper option
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By Peanuts
Yes you need a different flasher unit designed...

Yes you need a different flasher unit designed for LED indicators. Lots on Ebay, buy one and change the connectors on the loom.
Stock only has 2 wires, feed in and the out goes to the indicator...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By Peanuts
Whats the part number for the kit?

Whats the part number for the kit?
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By Peanuts
I carry a spare SD card for my dashcam in my car....

I carry a spare SD card for my dashcam in my car. If I want to save anything I park up, swap cards then continue my journey. Then later I download the video to my PC and format the SD card then put...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Peanuts
http://www.eurotekktm.com/?x=0&y=0&keyword=7601402...

http://www.eurotekktm.com/?x=0&y=0&keyword=76014025000&option=com_virtuemart&view=category&search=true&limitstart=0&virtuemart_category_id=23
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Peanuts
I'm no expert, experienced with seeing this issue...

I'm no expert, experienced with seeing this issue and knowing that it's OK to ride it with an enlarged hole in the centre, but no expert ;)
I don't know what it's made of, some mica type substance....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Peanuts
It's an insulator to stop the heat from the pads...

It's an insulator to stop the heat from the pads getting to the fluid and boiling up. So if it's just a hole in the middle it will be fine, if it's made the outer edge uneven so the piston will not...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Peanuts
You need to find some roads with more curves on...

You need to find some roads with more curves on it ;)
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Peanuts
If you did that in UK the other driver would see...

If you did that in UK the other driver would see it as in invitation to pull out. Probably without looking in any direction before he did so!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Peanuts
Pull the rubber cover off the speedo connector. ...

Pull the rubber cover off the speedo connector.
Take a thin wire and push it up into the connector along side the orange/black wire. Then dab the other end of the wire onto the aluminium front...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Peanuts
Two separate forums would make life easier.....

Two separate forums would make life easier.....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Peanuts
Just buy the KTM parts. The shaft has improved...

Just buy the KTM parts. The shaft has improved over the years and does not get grooved like earlier version.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Peanuts
These are located in North Yorkshire, but can be...

These are located in North Yorkshire, but can be shipped anywhere in mainland UK.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/For%20Sale/normrearrim_zpsee3c79dc.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,203
Posted By Peanuts
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Peanuts
Under what circumstances would you not want the...

Under what circumstances would you not want the light bar to come on with high beam?
I cant see the point of the switch!
Forum: 2 smokers 08-30-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Peanuts
Take it back to the mechanic

Take it back to the mechanic
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Peanuts
I agree. Say the distance from the centre of the...

I agree. Say the distance from the centre of the nut to the point of attachment of the scale is 1ft, pulling at 90 degrees to the wrench you can read the pounds figure as ft.lb.

If you attach the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Peanuts
80 Nm

80 Nm
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Peanuts
Coming from a dirt bike background, been there,...

Coming from a dirt bike background, been there, done that, dropped the sump guard, took the battery cover off, started checking for solenoid corrosion..... checking out the wiring diagram and it...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Peanuts
I filled my bars with silicon bathroom sealant. I...

I filled my bars with silicon bathroom sealant. I was very sceptical, but it works! I ued to have to regularily bash my hand onto my knee to wake it up, but not now.

I recently did 700 miles of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,649
Posted By Peanuts
I guess one advantage of an electric pump would...

I guess one advantage of an electric pump would be the ability to circulate coolant and run the fan with the engine stood, allowing faster cooling.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Peanuts
If you are setting off from Scotch Corner in the...

If you are setting off from Scotch Corner in the morning let me know and I can meet up with tuneECU
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Peanuts
Buy a 2 plastic litre bottle of water. Drink the...

Buy a 2 plastic litre bottle of water. Drink the water..... maybe best to share it out!

Cut a piece out of the smooth side of the bottle about 1" wide and 4" long.

Look at the upper fork leg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,649
Posted By Peanuts
Why not cut away the outer water jacket off the...

Why not cut away the outer water jacket off the cylinders and weld on a load of fins? No worries about water pumps , radiator .....

This has to be time to sit back and look for cause. It's not the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Peanuts
Does that CJ Designs adapter pass all the way...

Does that CJ Designs adapter pass all the way through the hole so you can get a wrench onto it from the outside? Good idea.


KTM hardparts CNC plug is available in orange anodised ally

Part...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By Peanuts
You could use any brand of heated grips with an...

You could use any brand of heated grips with an LED dimmer as a controller.

A member on here used one of these, he removed the knob and pot from the box and fitted it in his dash.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Peanuts
Yes, use a Scottoiler nib or just a piece of...

Yes, use a Scottoiler nib or just a piece of plastic tube like from an aerosol can that's a tight fit into the PD oiler hose ;)
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Peanuts
I have had a PD oiler for over 3 years. I used a...

I have had a PD oiler for over 3 years. I used a Scotoiler nib onto the rear sprocket as I was not happy with the wick combined with the large amount of chain slack on a KTM 990.

I lasts around...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Peanuts
There is oil behind that inspection cover. Maybe...

There is oil behind that inspection cover. Maybe try a new O ring or a little bit of sealant.

I have seen 2 covers with those threads damaged by careless use of an allen key to turn over the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Peanuts
Leaking out the engine breather?

Leaking out the engine breather?
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By Peanuts
I have fixed this issue on the trail by holding...

I have fixed this issue on the trail by holding the wheel at the properly seated portion then simultaneously whacking and dragging the stuck portion on the ground to encourage the bead to come out...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Peanuts
An advantage of the KTM slipper I had fitted to...

An advantage of the KTM slipper I had fitted to the 450 SXS is the clutch pull was super light. Thats because the ramps drive the plates harder together under acceleration so no need for heavy clutch...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Peanuts
I have had Rekluses on my off road bikes, makes...

I have had Rekluses on my off road bikes, makes them easier to ride when tired and less chance of them dragging you into trouble. Also easier to use a left hand rear brake.

I have also ridden...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Peanuts
Does it idle at less than 1500 when hot?

Does it idle at less than 1500 when hot?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Peanuts
Bring it down here and I'll turn the idle speed...

Bring it down here and I'll turn the idle speed up a bit.
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