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Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,103
Posted By keith_irl
Check your exhaust headers and pipes for pin hole...

Check your exhaust headers and pipes for pin hole leaks.
My bike sounded like that until I replaced the pipes. Sounds silly I know but thats all it was.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By keith_irl
I did have the clank and it really sounds like a...

I did have the clank and it really sounds like a starter clutch and it sounds like a really bad thing in the engine. I really dont know what it was it only happened me a handful of times thankfully I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By keith_irl
Finding the bike really hard to start since using...

Finding the bike really hard to start since using the original cans and sas and epc mods done. Will I cause any trouble if I continue using them ?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By keith_irl
Really think its a hole in your exhaust manifold...

Really think its a hole in your exhaust manifold at front of bike I had the very same problem. Listen to mine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbE18Z329Qc&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By keith_irl
Stock pipes question , sas & epc done

HI everyone, have had so much problems with pipes rotting on my 950 adv, found a full exhaust set on ebay and fitted it no probs.

However I have done the sas and epc mods and now im going back to...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By keith_irl
Have you checked the starter relay? There is a...

Have you checked the starter relay? There is a 30a fuse on it. If this blows you will have no power at all.
Drop the engine cover fr easy access check the plug on it too known to corrode easily....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By keith_irl
Cheers guys, have a rotten front pipe and have...

Cheers guys, have a rotten front pipe and have waited and finally come across a 990 one on eBay. The ktm price was steep!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By keith_irl
990 manifold front pipe.

Just a quick one guys, anyone know if the front header pipe on the 990 will fit the 950?

Cheers guys
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,862
Posted By keith_irl
Lovin it, need me a new paint job, looking...

Lovin it, need me a new paint job, looking forward to seeing what the decals look like when it's finished keep up the good work.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Solved

Solved :clap:clap:clap Thanks to everyone for all the suggestions and help.
Removed the check valve and opened it up , it was definitely stuck in the shut position. opened up the check valve gave it...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Cheers mate, if I disconnect the hose going into...

Cheers mate, if I disconnect the hose going into top of air box and put my finger or thumb over it with check valve still in place should I feel pressure coming from it or not? At the moment there is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Hi Guys, just working through some of the oil...

Hi Guys, just working through some of the oil passages and checking the crankcase breather check valve, how stiff should this valve be and which direction should it flow, if I run the engine and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Pulled the oil filter and it seems fine and the...

Pulled the oil filter and it seems fine and the waterpump was only r&r'd maybe 7-10000 km ago. It really is a lot of pressure.
I'm going to start pulling lines and checking for blockages. Other than...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
When you say the oil vapor hose is that the...

When you say the oil vapor hose is that the crankcase breather hose ? I actually only slowed the idle down slightly as the manual recommends 1400 do you think I should boost it a bit?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Pissed End of my tether.

Hi Guys,

Just swapped around the timing chain tensioners, still a noise coming from the front side of the engine.
I dont know what to do now or what the noise maybe, anyone got any ideas of what...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By keith_irl
Does it happen in all gears or just third gear?...

Does it happen in all gears or just third gear? Is there maybe faulty side stand switch that may be toggling on off with vibration ? I had this happen me with a kawasaki before and couldnt figure for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Are the front and rear cam chain tensioners the...

Are the front and rear cam chain tensioners the same?

If I remove the one from the rear cylinder and install it in front I can tell if that is the source of my problems.

Can somebody confirm?...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Nope stays there ! During riding its there on...

Nope stays there ! During riding its there on acceleration and disappears on deceleration. As soon as I turn throttle back it comes !

Love my KTM but have had nothing but bad luck with this one !
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Hi Zuber, thing is I feel that there is not so...

Hi Zuber, thing is I feel that there is not so much a vacuum but a gush of air outward of the tank when I release the filler plug. If it was under vacuum I should not be seeping oil from the filler...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Should the clanking if it was timing chain going...

Should the clanking if it was timing chain going loose be progressive not sudden? Same with tensioner ? The bike is 2005 with only 17000 km on the odo. How can I check if maybe its been starved of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
I'm sorry I don't understand what you mean by...

I'm sorry I don't understand what you mean by vapor pressure. I have described the pressure a little better above thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Is it possible that the tensioner is noisy...

Is it possible that the tensioner is noisy because it's not getting a supply of fresh oil not circulating because of this pressure In the oil tank?
If I run the bike and stop it and open the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,371
Posted By keith_irl
Cry Pressure in oil tank, noisy engine ??

Hi guys just succesfully completed my first valve clearance check and adjustments along with a few other bits and pieces of maintainence work. I had a rather loud chatter or ticking towards the front...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By keith_irl
cheers guys, have the bike all buttoned back...

cheers guys,

have the bike all buttoned back together after doing the valve clearances nearly all were out of spec too tight on exhaust valves. Cleaned the carbs thoroughly. I had water pump...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By keith_irl
Is this normal?

Hi guys,

First attempt at doing the valve clearances on my 950.
Im no mechanic and im just wondering about a few things.
There is some yellowish gunk on the hose going into the top of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
Thanks everybody for all the comments I will post...

Thanks everybody for all the comments I will post up my results tomorrow thanks again guys.

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
Do all 950's have Carb heaters? I didn't notice...

Do all 950's have Carb heaters? I didn't notice any on mine. Regarding the meter it only has 10a setting, above it was reccomended a meter with milliamps?

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
Thanks cp. I will. I just wanted to check what it...

Thanks cp. I will. I just wanted to check what it was normally was withhout anything connected. And then check what it gained as I started to plug everything back together. Will keep an eye out for...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
950, I have two batteries as I thought the...

950, I have two batteries as I thought the problem may have been the battery originally.
I have the stock yuasa fully charged on standby.

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
Thanks cp for the advice will follow what you...

Thanks cp for the advice will follow what you said.
Keith

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Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
The red is Croc clip is connected to the meter....

The red is Croc clip is connected to the meter. The black from the meter is going to the negative battery terminal. The green wire is a pair of hella spot lamps I wired to the battery on a relay. But...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By keith_irl
Multimeter help.

Guys got a new multimeter, I'm a complete noob to these tools.

I'm trying to find the parasitic drain on my battery.
I have the switch set to 10a and the negative lead off the negative battery...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By keith_irl
I'm having the very same problem. I have solved...

I'm having the very same problem. I have solved it before by using mini spade connectors and pushing them straight into the relay. This is really only a short term fix as the connector you mention is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By keith_irl
I know you are right, KTM definitely dont sell it...

I know you are right, KTM definitely dont sell it as a part. It is only available as part of the wiring loom. Fixed my first post :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By keith_irl
Starter relay plug.

Hello lads and lassies. Anyone know the part number or type number of the plug that fits into the starter relay of the ktm 950 adventure. As some of you have seen my other posts I have been plagued...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By keith_irl
Hi everyone, fixed! God damn starter relay pins...

Hi everyone, fixed! God damn starter relay pins had corroded. This happened me before so I got a new one and sealed it with silicone. Couldn't believe it when I cut the silicone off and seen the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By keith_irl
Thanks so much for all the replies so far I...

Thanks so much for all the replies so far I haven't had the time to check any of these things since but ill check back in and let you know how I get on. Thanks again
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By keith_irl
Thanks mooky, thing is I only just replaced the...

Thanks mooky, thing is I only just replaced the starter delay for a brand new one less than a thousand miles ago. Had problems with the terminals and plug. Some previous owner had cut the plug off...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By keith_irl
Hey guys thanks to everyone for all the replys. I...

Hey guys thanks to everyone for all the replys. I have power as far as the starter relay. That's as far as it goes. Have power at the main 30 amp fuse. No power at the glovebox. Have checked for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,456
Posted By keith_irl
No power at ignition switch, have power at the...

No power at ignition switch, have power at the the starter relay, there are two wires that go to a plug coming out of the starter relay, does anyone know are these the ignition wires? Should I have...
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