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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
If TPS was off it would idle wacky

If TPS was off it would idle wacky
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 28,510
Posted By sweetlou
I must say, my ktm dealers have been...

I must say, my ktm dealers have been accommodating to me doing my own service. They "get it" where as my kawasaki dealer didn't understand how I actually removed a throttle body sensor and checked...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 28,510
Posted By sweetlou
Uhhh you better keep on browsing. Maybe pop in on...

Uhhh you better keep on browsing. Maybe pop in on the MT-09X thread. If you are looking for customer service and are upset with BMW, KTM is going to break your heart!

Lou
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 428,977
Posted By sweetlou
"Blow some kisses to your West Virginia cousins"...

"Blow some kisses to your West Virginia cousins" comedy gold
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
The fuel filters have to be replaced at the 9300m...

The fuel filters have to be replaced at the 9300m service interval. Sounds like your dealer really dropped the ball on you. Is it still covered under warrantee?

I'd have a complaint in about the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By sweetlou
Joe, we are in (tommy and I)

Joe, we are in (tommy and I)
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
You didn't adjust your idle adjustment did you?...

You didn't adjust your idle adjustment did you? Also how dirty has the ride been, maybe clogged air filter?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 447,866
Posted By sweetlou
Check TPS voltage at idle with bike cold and then...

Check TPS voltage at idle with bike cold and then warm. My cold voltage is .7v. Adjust throttle cable so the throttle has some slack.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Get a filter from the dude on adv and have it...

Get a filter from the dude on adv and have it shipped to your destination, or find a dealer and bit the bullet, or maybe you are still under warranty
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Probably clogged fuel filter

Probably clogged fuel filter
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By sweetlou
Can you post up mileages for each? Thanks ...

Can you post up mileages for each?

Thanks

Lou
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 447,866
Posted By sweetlou
Quick question, I'm tuning the current map...

Quick question,

I'm tuning the current map with small enrichments here and there. I understand I do NOT need to do the 15 min reset after each small change, correct?

I havent been able to find...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,413
Posted By sweetlou
Put ABS on the next bike I am talking about but...

Put ABS on the next bike I am talking about but probably never will buy

Or I will sue you.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
I just rebedded my front brakes. I was getting a...

I just rebedded my front brakes. I was getting a pulse when slowing to a stop but smooth as butter under regular and hard braking. Only the last few moments, say pulling into your driveway, I would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,245
Views: 1,218,514
Posted By sweetlou
I'm pretty sure he sells the led bulb with a...

I'm pretty sure he sells the led bulb with a AC/DC transistor so you can use the bulb with AC lighting system. I think it's the "dirt bike" selection or something like that
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
You are not a believer in hard luggage until you...

You are not a believer in hard luggage until you own it, then you will never look at soft luggage again
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 28,510
Posted By sweetlou
He used a double negative. What he is trying to...

He used a double negative. What he is trying to say is "no one argues the 1190 is underpowered for adventure riding"

Man this place is brutal!
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Those soft bags are going to buff the crap out of...

Those soft bags are going to buff the crap out of your tail fairing, if you care. That is my biggest complaint of soft luggage. It always messes something up!

The stock shad 46l top case holds a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,413
Posted By sweetlou
We shall see. Kawasaki put out the versys, that...

We shall see. Kawasaki put out the versys, that was a flop (after bike of the year).

I would say the vstrom was the only success story in the niche market. Most of this market is "niche" which is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,413
Posted By sweetlou
Everyone keeps saying the same thing: I want a...

Everyone keeps saying the same thing: I want a 80-100hp upright bike with 17s, long travel suspension, and under 500lbs.

I did too. That's why I bought a KTM 990 SMT. 450lbs, 105hp to wheel,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By sweetlou
By Land and Sea....an Alaskan adventure

Subscribed. Don't wheelie too much, you will make your traveling partners jealous.

Curious - did you go back to the stock fuel map for more ECU tuning or stick with the current tune (f map only,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
$70 is cheap when you consider the program is...

$70 is cheap when you consider the program is free :)

A program at the dealer is $60 here. Considering I've programmed 7 times in the last week alone, my cable paid for itself! I even bought the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By sweetlou
should be the OEM lights. I just put the kit on...

should be the OEM lights. I just put the kit on my SMT
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
The big KTM 990 SMT thread -- riders check in w/ photo!

Smithers, don't forget, the ktm recommended settings don't account for weight, so change the clickers to comfort but keep your preload set to proper sag.

I set everything to standard and then...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By sweetlou
Disregard, I clicked the Throttle cable...

Disregard, I clicked the Throttle cable adjustment test and with the bike at 3 bars operating temp, shows a TPS voltage of .67 and 0% TPS.

Problem solved I guess... though from reviewing the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By sweetlou
TPS voltage reset Tune ECU

So I loaded up my latest map on my 2013 KTM SM-T based on Kevs map #15. I added 2% fuel and I also used Power Tripp's Adventure map's ignition values from 0% to 3% throttle. I can say the transition...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 28,510
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 1290 Super Adventure

Spotted in Monico. Lots of Spanish reports on it.

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m514/csuzor/Photobucket%20Desktop%20-%20cs-mbp/PhotoBucket/img_1911_zpsaf4fbc16.jpg

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Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
FYI, as you know I am running map #15 +2% fuel,...

FYI, as you know I am running map #15 +2% fuel, very happy.

For fun I turned the o2 sensor back on to see if I could squeak out a few more mpg.

The bike runs horrible. It surges, it's twitchy,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 273,972
Posted By sweetlou
Went for the tag today with the wifey and FAIL,...

Went for the tag today with the wifey and FAIL, Mother Nature wanted none of it 323405
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,831
Posted By sweetlou
The h2o jacket and pants combo is a good value....

The h2o jacket and pants combo is a good value. The quality is easily on par with my rev it and tourmaster stuff. Waterproof too. I was surprised as a lot of the bilt stuff is junk.

Like others...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Na, SAS removed and turned off, same with...

Na, SAS removed and turned off, same with canisterectomy
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Mine "burned" after riding to work. Not sizzling...

Mine "burned" after riding to work. Not sizzling skin like stock pipes, but certainly an "ouch"
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
You guys with broken in wings exhausts, how hot...

You guys with broken in wings exhausts, how hot are they after a ride? Mine are still pretty toasty. Only have 70 miles on them so far. I'm hoping as they break in they will cool off
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Let some bike porn put your mind at ease 323067 ...

Let some bike porn put your mind at ease 323067

I love her
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By sweetlou
http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/ktm/990_adventure

http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/ktm/990_adventure
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
The big KTM 990 SMT thread -- riders check in w/ photo!

If oil sneaks past the balance shaft I believe it gets burnt. Don't quote me.

How much oil leaked onto the ground?

Are you sure you are checking the oil correctly? Check when warm, shut off,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
The big KTM 990 SMT thread -- riders check in w/ photo!

1 liter of oil after a track day and 400 mile trip? That seems like a lot. Unless you ride in 3rd gear on the highway.

There was a recent thread in orange crush about the balance shaft seal? Might...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 310,595
Posted By sweetlou
Nope. But I haven't ridden in real bumper to...

Nope. But I haven't ridden in real bumper to bumper traffic. The bike is 2-3 bars cooler than stock.

My normal highway commute at 65mph at 85 degrees I would show 7-8 bars on temp gauge. Now I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 262,549
Posted By sweetlou
990 SMT Stock parts ...

990 SMT Stock parts
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=997077
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 273,972
Posted By sweetlou
It's a GS invasion!

It's a GS invasion!
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