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Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Gillberg375
Thanks for the replies. Maybe KTM intended...

Thanks for the replies.
Maybe KTM intended this bike for summer months only.:dunno
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Gillberg375
Cold cranking amps

Hi Guys (and Gals)

I seem almost at the end of warranty issues and the like with the 1190.
After a year, the bike seems faultless and is now the bike I intended to purchase. Just one thing...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,234
Posted By Gillberg375
I bought this one from Ebay. It was only about...

I bought this one from Ebay. It was only about $27 delivered.
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c227/JohnGillies/001-6.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/JohnGillies/media/001-6.jpg.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,588
Posted By Gillberg375
No idea if the fuel pump is the same on the 14...

No idea if the fuel pump is the same on the 14 and I can't imagine KTM recalling all the bikes for a problem only a few seem to have.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,588
Posted By Gillberg375
The problem is the fuel pump losing pressure. The...

The problem is the fuel pump losing pressure. The pump gradually loses pressure over the course of time. Meaning that if you are riding for a couple of hours there isn't enough fuel being pumped to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Hi Canning. I'm lucky enough to have great...

Hi Canning.
I'm lucky enough to have great dealer support.
I picked my bike up from the shop this morning. The fuel pump was replaced under warranty as well as all other problems I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Just a heads up on the bike spazmoticly (yes....

Just a heads up on the bike spazmoticly (yes. It's a real word here at least)
not revving over 6k rpm.
It seems the fuel pump is failing at times and can't push enough fuel.
My dealer has...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Thanks Canning. The bike is back in the shop...

Thanks Canning.
The bike is back in the shop now for the same problem.

I do hope we get the warranty extension here. I've made my mind up not to keep the bike after it expires.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Thankyou for the clarification Guv. Yes. That...

Thankyou for the clarification Guv. Yes. That must be it.
I might get one of those fold up bikes and keep it under the seat.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
So.. After a few trips to the shop for various...

So.. After a few trips to the shop for various problems , the bike was running fine. I was --- this close to cutting my losses and buying something else, I was so peeved. It had turned into a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
I can't quite remember at which time the bike...

I can't quite remember at which time the bike went back to the dealer the squeaking disappeared. I think it's gone now.
I can't say for sure as the bike has been at the dealer for the past two...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Thanks Canning.

Thanks Canning.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
The dealer fitted heat shield under the seat...

The dealer fitted heat shield under the seat makes the heat unbearable.
I rode with it once and took it off. Much better now.

The bike felt like it didn't have the power it should over the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,336
Posted By Gillberg375
Where do I begin:2cry I have an 09 690 Duke...

Where do I begin:2cry

I have an 09 690 Duke that I thrash the living shit out of at the track that has never given an even a hint of disapproval. I think it says "Gimme a bit more"
Great bike.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
Jims hire a mate. It's in the phone book.

Jims hire a mate. It's in the phone book.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
Here's the shorty beside the standard pipe. I...

Here's the shorty beside the standard pipe.
I had a few mates over to help lift the standard pipe off:lift

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c227/JohnGillies/2013-09-12153435.jpg...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-18-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,398
Posted By Gillberg375
I've ordered one of these which should arrive in...

I've ordered one of these which should arrive in a couple of days.
Fingers crossed it's ok.

There seems to be substantial price differences here. Ebay has them from
$295 to around $500. Same...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,740
Posted By Gillberg375
The GS looks pretty good. Tell us how you...

The GS looks pretty good.

Tell us how you managed to get your bike to Mars??
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Gillberg375
[QUOTE=Peanuts;22050183]The quality of printing...

[QUOTE=Peanuts;22050183]The quality of printing on the card is poor,

Not to mention the quality of the photography :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Gillberg375
If you think of how much you're saving Katoom...

If you think of how much you're saving Katoom over shop prices.
It's like putting money IN the bank.:happay
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Gillberg375
Just got word my Wings shorty exhaust is on its...

Just got word my Wings shorty exhaust is on its way:clap

What a good week I'm having.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Gillberg375
Get your "Genuine" parts on Ebay

I was looking through Ebay for the foot piece for the 1190 stand for obvious reasons.

I thought I'd give it a go thinking a genuine KTM part would be expensive.

I came across this one....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
$869. If you put your name down, you'll get free...

$869. If you put your name down, you'll get free delivery as well.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
Ordered one of these a couple of days ago. Just...

Ordered one of these a couple of days ago. Just over half the price of the Akra. A few weeks away though. Nice looking pipe.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By Gillberg375
The "I really do love my Wife" weekend

You'll find out a little later as to why the title.

This was to be our first "real" adventure ride. Nothing too hard but plenty of dirt roads and a bit of exploring new places we'd never seen.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
Correction.. I just rang for the price of an...

Correction..
I just rang for the price of an Akrapovic slip on. $1600:doh.

That Wings is sounding better all the time.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
[QUOTE=Goti;21826104]Usually half the price. ...

[QUOTE=Goti;21826104]Usually half the price.

Now you're talking. I think the Akra is about$1200 here.

The more I look at the Shorty Wings the more I like it.:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 52,854
Posted By Gillberg375
I was looking at the Wings last night. The short...

I was looking at the Wings last night. The short one is my pick.
No prices yet but aren't they generally less expensive than the Akra?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,083
Posted By Gillberg375
[QUOTE=mcmann;21802169]*************** ...

[QUOTE=mcmann;21802169]***************
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v655/mcmann87/image-366.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/mcmann87/media/image-366.jpg.html)


Bloody hell! By the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,949
Posted By Gillberg375
I just traded my 09 v strom so to me the bike has...

I just traded my 09 v strom so to me the bike has super model looks:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,083
Posted By Gillberg375
That I've had mine almost a week and haven't yet...

That I've had mine almost a week and haven't yet ridden it.
I'm getting great fuel economy though.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gillberg375
The lack of pannier racks is part of the...

The lack of pannier racks is part of the attraction.
My Wife has a 1050 Tiger with the same kind of setup.

It'll be nice to go on some trips with a bike that can keep up now.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gillberg375
Thanks Tancaker. I just couldn't bring...

Thanks Tancaker.

I just couldn't bring myself to take a brand new bike for it's first ride in the rain.
Fingers crossed, the panniers will be here next month.
Function first. If they're ugly,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gillberg375
Hi Felsy. I don't think there's such a...

Hi Felsy.

I don't think there's such a thing as a good trade in price.
It does pay to shop around though.
Soon find out about the heat.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gillberg375
Thanks for the welcome Guv. I have a...

Thanks for the welcome Guv.

I have a feeling I may know you. :muutt
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gillberg375
1190 Noob

Hi all.

I picked up a new 1190 on Friday (not an R) in the trailer.
It's about to spend it's fifth night at home unridden. Oh the humanity!!:cry
I probably won't get to ride till Saturday.
I...
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