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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By XsilverGS
Standard! Rottweiler is nearly fitted, a...

Standard!

Rottweiler is nearly fitted, a bit cold in my workshop today. Typical British weather, cold and wet.

Have a Uni still in its box but decided to go the Rottweiler route to get away...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-14-2014, 06:34 AM
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Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
Had my 1190 serviced which included a leak-down...

Had my 1190 serviced which included a leak-down test in August and then took it to France for our 2 week holiday, during the holiday we covered about 2,000 miles, all tarmac roads.

Before fitting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By XsilverGS
Here's a few photo's of my Heat Deflector Plate: ...

Here's a few photo's of my Heat Deflector Plate:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-l0eQmk0O4p0/VInbIsNcHxI/AAAAAAAAHD4/tuvlHpWkobs/w640-h480-no/IMG_0060r.jpg
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-09-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
That's what I'm doing at the moment! Will post...

That's what I'm doing at the moment! Will post photo's when complete.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
Just started to fit the Rottweiler filter to my...

Just started to fit the Rottweiler filter to my early 2013 UK Roadie and looked at fitting the previously mention 'debris plate'. I have given thought to the fitting of the pllate as I have concerns...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,708
Posted By XsilverGS
I'm happy to do it myself but if it's this...

I'm happy to do it myself but if it's this difficult I'll leave it out as I wouldn't like to leave it to the workshop at service time, it sound to easy for damage things, and charge a fortune to put...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,708
Posted By XsilverGS
Can the valve clearances be checked and adjusted...

Can the valve clearances be checked and adjusted with the aluminium guard in place?

My concerns are when the bike goes for service will the workshop have to remove it and if they do and don't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
I have an 1190 roadie 2013 which hasn't been off...

I have an 1190 roadie 2013 which hasn't been off road but gets ridden two-up with luggage in an enthusiastic manner. The bike is probably quite rare as it has manual suspension, a sort of budget...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-09-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,135
Posted By XsilverGS
As I mentioned in an earlier post a hugger would...

As I mentioned in an earlier post a hugger would be nice for us roadies. We could then remove the mudguard extender.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-27-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By XsilverGS
barbadv, Goef at Hilltop told me that others from...

barbadv, Goef at Hilltop told me that others from around the world had sent ECU's to him for remapping.

He did explain that his software is "Self Learning" so any future changes you make to the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By XsilverGS
barbadv Try Geof at Hilltop motorcycles...

barbadv

Try Geof at Hilltop motorcycles http://hilltopmotorcycles.co.uk/ he can do most ECU's I believe.
(http://hilltopmotorcycles.co.uk/)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By XsilverGS
Why do you think the EU bikes run richer? My...

Why do you think the EU bikes run richer?

My UK bike runs lean, especially noticeable at low rpm, it always feels on the cusp of running when in town.

It will be a remap as soon as the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-24-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,121
Posted By XsilverGS
Hi cookie, We have met, you bought a 1150 gs...

Hi cookie,
We have met, you bought a 1150 gs Onlins from me a few years back.
I've a silver roadie bought from Crescent's.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-23-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,121
Posted By XsilverGS
<quote>Great bike. I love it but my SO hates it...

<quote>Great bike. I love it but my SO hates it with a passion. I couldn't get a test at the time either but went ahead and bought one. She is 5' and petite. She says its the worst most uncomfortable...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 81,858
Posted By XsilverGS
Another after market exhaust without a heat...

Another after market exhaust without a heat shield, the original is to small
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,135
Posted By XsilverGS
Between the damper and the rear wheel there is a...

Between the damper and the rear wheel there is a mudguard extension which protects the shock from debris thrown off the rear wheel.

If this was remove would it help with heat dissipation from the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By XsilverGS
My 1190 roadie has had this since new, early...

My 1190 roadie has had this since new, early 2013. I mentioned it to KTM UK but they can't give a shit.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-30-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,206
Posted By XsilverGS
Sorry that should have been addressed to MarchHare

Sorry that should have been addressed to MarchHare
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,206
Posted By XsilverGS
@ WickedKTM Any news on the import duty you...

@ WickedKTM

Any news on the import duty you had to pay?

many thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,206
Posted By XsilverGS
MarchHare Thanks. Zen tell me 2 weeks...

MarchHare

Thanks.

Zen tell me 2 weeks or more before they get the filters, no price from them.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,206
Posted By XsilverGS
MarchHare I thought I had read you can cut...

MarchHare

I thought I had read you can cut the original rear trumpet down by something like 20 mm.

What are you going to do for oil if it comes dry?

I would be interest to hear what you have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By XsilverGS
I've kept my 800 Tiger roadie and for many things...

I've kept my 800 Tiger roadie and for many things it's my first choice but the KTM just goes when you twist the throttle (even a little twist).

If I had to keep just one of my bikes it would be...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,135
Posted By XsilverGS
Hi NewToMe Have pm'd you for a copy of your...

Hi NewToMe

Have pm'd you for a copy of your Arduino Sketch

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-24-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
@ alongat Thanks for info and pictures. May...

@ alongat

Thanks for info and pictures. May I ask, is that some form of cruise control on the throttle? Looks interesting.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
@ alongat When you say "rotate them...

@ alongat



When you say "rotate them back a bit" do you mean towards the back of the bike or away from the rider?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,589
Posted By XsilverGS
I'm not sure the dealers know how to adjust the...

I'm not sure the dealers know how to adjust the chain. My bike has just come back from service, if I pressed down the rear of the bike by hand the chain was tight. Took it back and they said I should...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-26-2014, 08:31 AM
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Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
@ ebrew Many thanks and here's the link for...

@ ebrew

Many thanks and here's the link for others http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965547&highlight=powerlet+washer
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-26-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
Have you a link to these washers as this is on my...

Have you a link to these washers as this is on my list of "Things to do"

Thanks
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-14-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
It's the same. Prior to ordering my filter I...

It's the same. Prior to ordering my filter I emailed Uni and they confirmed there is just one filter kit and it fits both the 2013 and the 2014.

Ordering direct makes a big saving over buying from...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
NorthVancpF, are you not concerned with the way...

NorthVancpF, are you not concerned with the way the cable loom runs down the right hand side of the air box and gets crushed between the frame and air box? Or it is on mine which looks similar to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-04-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By XsilverGS
Today I removed the standard horn. Basically the...

Today I removed the standard horn. Basically the horn has something similar to a rubber grommet to isolate it from its mounting. To stop the rubber grommet from being squashed when the nut is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 194,632
Posted By XsilverGS
Amongst the usual I have the trip that only shows...

Amongst the usual I have the trip that only shows the range in Kilometres, even if I set the speed to miles ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
Update KTM UK have responded to my photos...

Update

KTM UK have responded to my photos https://picasaweb.google.com/103253809045181680256/KTM11902013Airbox?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCPOBisufwaS1hwE&feat=directlink. Their man who is 'very...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By XsilverGS
I have fitted PR4 GT to the rear of my NON EDS...

I have fitted PR4 GT to the rear of my NON EDS 1190 and am just waiting for the front Conti to wear out so I can replace with a PR4.

The GT was fitted as the Trail was in short supply here in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
Added a couple more photo's which show distortion...

Added a couple more photo's which show distortion to the bottom edge of the filter, water marks and fluffy stuff on the filter.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
Went to my dealer today. They have raised a...

Went to my dealer today. They have raised a warranty claim so watch this space. One thing of interest that came to light is that another KTM model has a leaky airbox and the official KTM fix is to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-20-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 139,946
Posted By XsilverGS
2013 Airbox

I know this is the 2014 air box and I have a 2013 bike but I can't see a more relevant thread for 2013 bikes.

Today I opened up the airbox on my 2013 KTM which has a little over 8,000 miles on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By XsilverGS
Bikes good 1190 roadie. Dealer service...

Bikes good 1190 roadie.

Dealer service department poor:
Overtightened chain (there's a bloody sticker on the swing arm)
Take bike in with a list of thing to sort. Collect bike but no mention of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By XsilverGS
I had to remove the grab rails as they rub...

I had to remove the grab rails as they rub against my wife’s short legs.

KTM didn't get the grab rails right either. :csm
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 666,523
Posted By XsilverGS
I thought it was just me but obviously not. Yes...

I thought it was just me but obviously not. Yes when reading in miles the fuel range shows at around 420 after a fill.
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