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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,776
Views: 533,328
Posted By sweetlou
Nice! I bet the ST was a handful on the dirt......

Nice! I bet the ST was a handful on the dirt... Perfectly groomed though :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8,776
Views: 533,328
Posted By sweetlou
Hudson Valley Region Tag-O-Rama

New tag

EDIT: Didn't realize until after posting tag that the spot I tagged isn't the "main" spot. It's on the road that runs east west past the large pond.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8,776
Views: 533,328
Posted By sweetlou
Tag!...

Tag! http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/30/dfaac5c3e24e6457ce7a5e18c97f2382.jpg

Annsville Creek Paddlesport Center, overlooking Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By sweetlou
Same thing happened on my 525, I ended up glueing...

Same thing happened on my 525, I ended up glueing the window back in with a bunch of hardcore epoxy. Looks ugly but it works!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sweetlou
Msrp 1290sa

21,000 euro is more like $26,000 USC, at current exchange rates.

Lou
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By sweetlou
As the owner of a 525 and a 990 SMT, I would...

As the owner of a 525 and a 990 SMT, I would imagine you would miss the ADVs go anywhere, do anything ability, as I do with the SMT. Sure, the 500 (like my 525) can do it all, but only close by. And...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
So far so good, only been commuting to work but...

So far so good, only been commuting to work but no drips. I can see the half moon is still getting wet but no drip
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Google failed me

Google failed me
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 1,286,583
Posted By sweetlou
My 525 in motard gets 50mpg anyway I slice it....

My 525 in motard gets 50mpg anyway I slice it. Track, highway, back roads, dual sport: all wheelies. Incredible :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Hmm, but which fire road is it??

Hmm, but which fire road is it??
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 53,839
Posted By sweetlou
"Adv" bikes will continue to grow as the late 20s...

"Adv" bikes will continue to grow as the late 20s guys like me finally wake up and realize the right "adv" bike (like my Ktm SMT) can handle 9/10 pace in the twisties as well as any sport bike. Will...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By sweetlou
This. The air bubbles are 1) trapped in...

This.

The air bubbles are 1) trapped in line or 2) entering the like through a leak, usually at the master cylinder piston. Grab the handle and listen for any bubbling or air noise. Usually it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
It's a museum in yaphank!

It's a museum in yaphank!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
How would it drip from airbox? I don't see an...

How would it drip from airbox? I don't see an opening there... Just on the left side near the front cylinder and it runs down next to the slave cylinder
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

Came back from a ride to get new tires put on, oil level is below top mark after removing 12oz oil so obviously it was over filled. Valve cover gasket was slightly wet but no drip. Didn't ride today...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By sweetlou
Or just plug the SAS valve back in

Or just plug the SAS valve back in
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 200,150
Posted By sweetlou
Just installed in my 04 KTM 525. Very impressed....

Just installed in my 04 KTM 525. Very impressed. I used the AC/DC converter and H4 bulb. Tons of light, just what I need for my commute home. Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
Good plan. Just for fun I removed 12oz of oil...

Good plan. Just for fun I removed 12oz of oil from tank and ran bike until fan kicked on. Id take it for a ride but it's raining. Oil level is at bottom mark. I'll go for a ride when rain stops and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Sweet! Welcome to the game!

Sweet! Welcome to the game!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

It's only a few months old and the seal around the half moon does appear to be wet

I've been rethinking the canisterectomy. Right now the suction tube is plugged. When connected to the charcoal...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
Ok I didn't ride the bike but I let it idle and...

Ok I didn't ride the bike but I let it idle and warm up to 6 bars as described in the manual. Level is between the lines. Odd, the cold level was the same as the warm level?

I also loosened and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 347,491
Posted By sweetlou
The hose is plugged. I'm chasing down an oil leak...

The hose is plugged. I'm chasing down an oil leak now :( see thread in orange crush. Rear cylinder valve gasket leaking at the front right, right under the air box...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

Hmm, maybe the oil is overfilled, I did run into this issue when I changed the oil I put in too much. I'll check again when "hot" should be in the middle right?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

I'm going to pull the tank and check the crank case breather. I hear they are known for being on backwards from the factory. They are designed to release pressure OUT right, not suck IN?

Also,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

It's coming from the front right side of the rear cylinder, I tried to picture it.

I did the SAS mod, I plugged the main hose before it splits to each cylinder. Maybe crank case pressure is off? I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 990 Valve Cover Oil Leak

Greetings,

It seems I have developed an oil leak from the right side rear cylinder valve cover. Bike is a 2013 Ktm 990 Smt with 3800 miles. I bought the bike brand new in June. Here's my feeble...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
New tag...

New tag http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/20/16c03519c3a836ba7c0b8c4e3f20739f.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Tag! Huntington bay police department...

Tag! Huntington bay police department http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/20/7dee8c14e6efa990e377e00973b46ad5.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 347,491
Posted By sweetlou
All, I took racerman's dyno tuned map and...

All,

I took racerman's dyno tuned map and layered it onto an Euro map so you can delete the emissions charcoal canister in the tail and remove the servo. On the US map it throws an error code. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By sweetlou
SMT and SMR run 17s and do not fit. You might be...

SMT and SMR run 17s and do not fit. You might be able to swap 19/17 wheels from a standard 1190.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Any hints?

Any hints?
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 53,839
Posted By sweetlou
Nice thing about Fj09 it *should* have weight of...

Nice thing about Fj09 it *should* have weight of the versys 650 and power of the versys 1000. Score
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 62,871
Posted By sweetlou
After buying the 1190 his wallet was 50lbs...

After buying the 1190 his wallet was 50lbs lighter hence the discrepancy
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By sweetlou
Sorry I was late to the party, this is already...

Sorry I was late to the party, this is already covered in the FJ 09 thread
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By sweetlou
EZ Pass Motorcycle vs Car

Boatman, if I add a second account do I have to pay the $1 a month charge on that one too?

It seems there are two different opinions... But what is FACT? Will I get charged Moto or auto toll?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By sweetlou
EZ Pass Motorcycle vs Car

Does anyone know if I can use my Auto EZ pass on my motorcycle? My account has reached the maximum amount of tags and I'd like to have one for the bikes.

I never thought of trying it because the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 53,839
Posted By sweetlou
Looks like an FZ 1

Looks like an FZ 1
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By sweetlou
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
Well.... I plead the 5th. Nice thing about a 525...

Well.... I plead the 5th. Nice thing about a 525 is you really can't speed that bad LOL
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 283,743
Posted By sweetlou
New tag ...

New tag

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