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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,958
Posted By lenny6753
How long did the entire hike take to the top of...

How long did the entire hike take to the top of the mountain? I'll be headed that direction in July and may have enough time for the same hike. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks guys I appreciate the input. I was...

Thanks guys I appreciate the input. I was leaning towards replacing them anyway but just needed a little confirmation I guess. I would rather spend the money now than break down on the road.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By lenny6753
Chain/sprocket life expectancy?

Can anyone give me an estimate on what when/how often I should change the chain/sprocket(s)? I use my 990 for mostly road riding/touring and the occasional dirt road though I sometimes ride in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
I was finally able to fit the tanks back on the...

I was finally able to fit the tanks back on the bike. I used a dremel tool and extended the hole in the top plate down about a 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch. I still had to keep the top bolt very loose and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-24-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
No offense taken to any of the posts/suggestions....

No offense taken to any of the posts/suggestions. I did check the rear speed nut also. I have tried pretty much every way except the strap method and the silica gel method. Unfortunately I live in...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
I've decided to expand the holes on the sides of...

I've decided to expand the holes on the sides of the top plate(that rides on top of the battery) where the tanks lower bolts screw into the speed nuts(?). I am going to extend it to more of a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
I have tried using a jack to push up on the...

I have tried using a jack to push up on the bottom of the tank and I can almost get it high enough but the problem is that I cannot get it to move back towards the rear of the bike and the only way I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
I know, the hair dryer idea was probably dumb,...

I know, the hair dryer idea was probably dumb, but I am at wits end. Someone suggested the moisture absorbing packets(cilica packs?). Any idea how long that takes?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
Would using a hair dryer to push warm air into...

Would using a hair dryer to push warm air into the empty tank make it shrink? I thought about hooking up a hair dryer so that it blows warm air into the tank in the hope that it would shrink the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks guys for all your replys. I had to stop...

Thanks guys for all your replys. I had to stop for the evening or I was going to blow a fuse. Two hours trying to make it work and no success so I will see what I can do in the morning. I am just...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,669
Posted By lenny6753
Pissed Expanded tanks

Can someone give me some ideas on how to reinstall expanded gas tanks?

I took both tanks off to do maintenance on the 990 about a month ago. I drained both tanks and left the tanks open so they...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By lenny6753
I finally got it to work. It just required a lot...

I finally got it to work. It just required a lot more force that I was wanting to give it. The old one slipped off pretty easily but the new one took a lot more effort going on. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By lenny6753
Fuel filter replacement question?

I am in the middle of servicing the fuel pump on my 2010 990 Adventure. I ordered the replacement filters for the pump and so far so good. I removed the old screen filter from the pump no problem...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks to everyone for your help. I ordered the...

Thanks to everyone for your help. I ordered the part from cheapcyclepart.com and it was on back order until December. I was notified today the part has shipped so I should see it in about a week. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By lenny6753
Problems finding parts?

Ok, here goes. Long story from several other threads but the short of it is I think my ignition switch/barrel is going bad. I can't say for sure because I cannot pry it open to try and service it(I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By lenny6753
insert ignition lock

Does anyone know where to find part number 60111066050(insert ignition lock)? I cannot find one in stock anywhere and apparently will not be available from KTM until December.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
Can someone tell me how to open the lower part of...

Can someone tell me how to open the lower part of the ignition barrel? I have removed the small lower plastic portion with the small tabs but the inner portion where the wires connect to the posts...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
The battery is new. Does anyone know where I...

The battery is new. Does anyone know where I could purchase only the lower portion of the ignition barrel if that is the issue? I read somewhere that part could be purchased separate from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
Just to update, this is what I have checked so...

Just to update, this is what I have checked so far.

- Fuses in glove box all good.

- Main relay and fuses all appear to be good with no corrosion.

- Battery connections are all tight...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,873
Posted By lenny6753
I may be having a similar problem. Is it...

I may be having a similar problem. Is it possible for the wires coming out of the bottom of the ignition column/barrel to be broken/partially broken inside each wires respective insulation? Each...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
Ok, thanks. That was what I thought. Still...

Ok, thanks. That was what I thought. Still trying to figure this thing out. I have the bike apart and all the connections look good at this point.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,232
Posted By lenny6753
Groundhog, Thanks for the info. I am new...

Groundhog,

Thanks for the info. I am new to this whole troubleshooting the electrical system thing.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
When the sidestand safety switch is engaged while...

When the sidestand safety switch is engaged while the motorcycle is in gear would it cause the dash to lose all power or would the it just kill the engine and the dash still have power?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,232
Posted By lenny6753
Dielectric Grease?

Is it advisable to place dielectric grease in the electrical connections on the main relay where the adapters connect together? I am troubleshooting the electrics from when the bike died earlier in...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By lenny6753
Yes, I've had the same issue. Actually, I still...

Yes, I've had the same issue. Actually, I still have the same issue at times. I have had three sets of scorpions and a set of heidenau's and they have all done it. It seems to always occur with...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks for your responses. Nope, no water...

Thanks for your responses. Nope, no water crossings. First decent ride on it for several months due to shoulder surgery. I will start taking her apart this weekend and see what I find.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By lenny6753
Bike died while riding it today.

I could use some help if anyone has any ideas. I was riding my 2010 KTM Adventure(20,500 miles) to work this morning and everthing was working great. I was traveling over an overpass about to make...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By lenny6753
What would you like to know?

What would you like to know?
Forum: Americas 01-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By lenny6753
Marc, I left at the end of May 2011 from...

Marc,

I left at the end of May 2011 from Houston, TX area and did a five week trip to Alaska and returning to Houston area the week before July 4. About 10,000 miles round trip. I experienced...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
Ok guys, thanks for your help. I had the front...

Ok guys, thanks for your help. I had the front tire balanced for the third time and I believe it is correct now. That along with making out the front tire pressure has helped. I have continued my...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
Aquanot - If I can't get the problem resolved...

Aquanot - If I can't get the problem resolved here Montana I may consider heading to Seattle for some help. Since it would be closer for me to go your direction(and maybe just do the reverse route I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
Pissed I don't get it. I am running the tires at the...

I don't get it. I am running the tires at the recommended air pressure for fully loaded(35 front/41 rear). I think the front scorpion is rated at 45 max cold so don't know what that would be when...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks for all the offers.. I may take someone up...

Thanks for all the offers.. I may take someone up on their offer on the way back as I am planning on taking the ferry from haines to wa.......the problem is still there after changing the mefo to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
Ten five - thks....I am in buffalo right...

Ten five - thks....I am in buffalo right now.....I just went out and chkd the suspension settings and some were set for comfort and only rebound set for fully loaded......I set them all for fully...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By lenny6753
front tire hop or bounce......help

I am currently enroute to Alaska from Houston and am now in Wyoming. While traveling and fully loaded the bike has developed a hop or bounce in the front wheel/tire between 30 and 45 mph. I had the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,627
Posted By lenny6753
Catalina38 - When you said you tapped into...

Catalina38 -

When you said you tapped into the 12v outlet wires for the gps what do you mean? I know this sounds simplistic but I was hoping not to have to splice any wires. I was hoping there...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,627
Posted By lenny6753
I'm in the same boat. I disconnected the...

I'm in the same boat. I disconnected the cigarette plug on the dash of my '10 990 and used the wires that were connected to it to power my Zumo. The other one(switched) I used to connect my heated...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By lenny6753
Sprocket/Countersprocket gearing question?

Can someone tell me if 16/42 is the standard for 2010 990 Adventure straight from the factory? I thought I read in the manual it was but not sure. I'm about to replace the sprocket/counter...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By lenny6753
Thanks, got it.

Thanks, got it.
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