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Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 410,885
Posted By Paulev
Tool tubes fitted 1190R

Fitted a couple of tool tubes on the inside of my SW Motech carriers for a 2500 mile trip around Europe. Worked well for carrying spare oil and chain lube.

I also adapted a Touratech deflector...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By Paulev
Off thread a little but oil related. I'm on the...

Off thread a little but oil related. I'm on the way from the
Uk to the Alps. Before theirs trip my 1190R had used about .5 ltr/1pnt in 2000 Mls. Done 580 Mls in two days, mostly motorway/ autoroute...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Paulev
Should be a rubber bung that's bolted to the bar...

Should be a rubber bung that's bolted to the bar and slides up in a corresponding slot in the tank, one each side. It's not a solid mount so can't do any damage to the tank if you have a "not stand...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,663
Posted By Paulev
KTM 1190 voted best Adventure bike

In a poll of Adventure Bike Rider magazine readers, the KTM 1190 came out top with 32% of votes compared to 27% for the new BMW GSA. In the same magazine they did a back to back test of both bikes...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 141,977
Posted By Paulev
Same here. For me, this is an indication that KTM...

Same here. For me, this is an indication that KTM are keen to kill off any negativity or questions over quality which could creep in and impact the brand. I work for a vehicle manufacturer and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
Hi Rob, funnily enough I'm half planning a trip...

Hi Rob, funnily enough I'm half planning a trip to Corfu in August to see my sister, she's been over there 25 years. We'll probably pass each other at some point en route.

Got some go-pro footage...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
Ha ha, I'll see what I can do ! Only just...

Ha ha, I'll see what I can do !

Only just worked out how to upload photos after 6 mths, it'll be another 6 mths before I work out how to re-size them.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
http://i.imgur.com/7oHTToS.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/7oHTToS.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
http://i.imgur.com/tNv2vTp.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/tNv2vTp.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 48,040
Posted By Paulev
Just been out on the 1190 R with my wife on the...

Just been out on the 1190 R with my wife on the back, stopped after a couple of hours for a coffee and she said "it's so comfortable I could have easily fallen asleep". Bearing in mind the last bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
Went to my dealer last weekend and they say they...

Went to my dealer last weekend and they say they can't do any MSC at the moment because KTM are sorting out the speedo problem. No date for new release yet
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By Paulev
I was a little concerned like you, mainly looking...

I was a little concerned like you, mainly looking at the skinny front tyre. Turns out to be no problem whatsoever and, compared to my old 990 SM, feels even more planted on the front yet lighter when...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,037
Posted By Paulev
2013 R, 10/10 no problems, perfect as can be.

2013 R, 10/10 no problems, perfect as can be.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
The seats aren't controlled by the handlebar...

The seats aren't controlled by the handlebar controls, they have separate push buttons. The rider could control the rear one just by reaching behind (under his bum to the side) to the panel switch...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
Orange = off Green = on (lower heat setting) ...

Orange = off
Green = on (lower heat setting)
Red= on (high heat setting)

I know this sounds wrong but apparently that's the way it's supposed to be. Makes no difference as you can't see the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,548,891
Posted By Paulev
The front and rear seats are controlled...

The front and rear seats are controlled separately. The front seat control is mounted on the dash near the power outlet, the rear seat control is mounted on a rear side panel. The rear seat will heat...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,151
Posted By Paulev
The problem with most Dealers nowadays,...

The problem with most Dealers nowadays, especially when it comes to electrical faults, is that they plug in whatever manufacturer diagnoses computer they are given and it tells them where the problem...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,541
Posted By Paulev
The KTM ones are LED and very good too.

The KTM ones are LED and very good too.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,080
Posted By Paulev
After running a KTM 990 SM for 4 years I turned...

After running a KTM 990 SM for 4 years I turned 50 last year and thought I should settle down, act my age and buy a BMW. I went out and bought a 12 mth old RT with all the bells and whistles.

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,807
Posted By Paulev
On some early 1190 threads there was talk of...

On some early 1190 threads there was talk of water getting into the air box soaking the paper filter. Not sure if it was ever tested or proved but I would have thought the Unifilter ( triple filter...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 410,885
Posted By Paulev
They must have changed it then on the 2014 model!

They must have changed it then on the 2014 model!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 410,885
Posted By Paulev
DirtJack "I'm having a bit of a problem getting...

DirtJack
"I'm having a bit of a problem getting the controls on the left side of the bar rotated to suit me. Is the menu switch pinned to the bar like the controls on the 990? The right side can...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,039
Posted By Paulev
I reported the same problem a couple of months...

I reported the same problem a couple of months ago to my dealer. According to people following me on the road the brake light flickers under hard acceleration changing gears. Still got the problem...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Paulev
(I did open the switch block and its a pain in...

(I did open the switch block and its a pain in the arse to put back together, the switches all sit in little slots between the half's so you have to carefully guide it back together while they stay...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Paulev
1190 adventure - handlebar switchgear removal ?

I'm swapping the handlebars on my 1190 R but can't work out how to get the switchgear off the left hand side. I've removed the two screws at the bottom but they're only 8mm long so they can't be the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 410,885
Posted By Paulev
Quote from Sleepy Owl" Added the comfort pack...

Quote from Sleepy Owl" Added the comfort pack before delivery. It makes it a tall beast and I'm told the seat isn't adjustable on the R?"


Hi , the comfort seat is adjustable on the R but looking...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
I've got the comfort seats fitted(heated) with no...

I've got the comfort seats fitted(heated) with no heat shield. You sort of get a bit of warm air coming up at a stand still and low speed but nothing that I'd say was hot. One good thing is it'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
Not tried it yet, the big screen sort of does...

Not tried it yet, the big screen sort of does everything (adjust to top for high speed no wind, adjust to bottom for cooling breeze) I'll probably swap to the smaller one for more off road action.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
My Dealer fitted all the parts foc, on top of...

My Dealer fitted all the parts foc, on top of that I got a decent discount on the parts. I guess that Dealer margin on parts is greater than on the bike. The more you get the better the deal they can...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
I think I get it but i,ll have to put more on...

I think I get it but i,ll have to put more on tonight as the connection at work is so slow.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
http://http://imgur.com/a/bnFWA Ok let's see...

http://http://imgur.com/a/bnFWA

Ok let's see if this works, took ages to get 1 photo on!

http://imgur.com/a/bnFWA
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
http://http://imgur.com/a/bnFWA Ok let's see...

http://http://imgur.com/a/bnFWA

Ok let's see if this works, took ages to get 1 photo on!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
Sorry I thought I made it clear within the 1st...

Sorry I thought I made it clear within the 1st package. I've got the tall screen fitted 385mm
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
I thought I'd uploaded to Imgur, clicked on...

I thought I'd uploaded to Imgur, clicked on upload images and they loaded. But I can't find them, do I have to put some type of reference in the Paste web URL's button ? I get bored very quickly,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
In the UK there are several Powerpart Packages...

In the UK there are several Powerpart Packages (kits) which put complimenting parts together at a discount on buying them individually. I went with the Comfort Kit which includes the Ergo seats,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
It may of been because I'm fairly tall that the...

It may of been because I'm fairly tall that the wind (and noise) made it fairly tiring. I've also got a shoei Hornet helmet which caught the wind a lot. I tried a small screen and added a Touratech...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
Yes, Ergo seats ( don't forget the standard R...

Yes, Ergo seats ( don't forget the standard R seat is one piece) The Ergo seat has two hight settings for rider. Even though I'm 6ft 4ins with 34ins inside legs the high position is a bit too high...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Paulev
Adventure 1190R-1st few days

So late last year I decided that the big 50 was approaching fast and I should grow up (act my age ) and buy a BMW. I went all the way, to old age, and purchased a 12mth old 1200 RT with all the bells...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,516
Posted By Paulev
I thought this was a sensible forum, it's...

I thought this was a sensible forum, it's starting to look like those "tossers" on the Gs'er forum. I've just sold my BMW to get away from the b**locks they talk! I guess everybody has the right to...
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