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Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By Peanuts
This is the relationship between the two TDC to a...

This is the relationship between the two TDC to a common point marked F on the crankcase.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/KTM%20maintenance/FlywheelTDC_zpsb9679e11.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By Peanuts
If you had the valve timing wrong and the valves...

If you had the valve timing wrong and the valves touched the pistons they may be bent, hence passing air.
Have the valve clearances gone much wider than spec? That's a sign of bent valves.

Does...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By Peanuts
I agree. I only use 6" tire irons and cover...

I agree.
I only use 6" tire irons and cover about 1/3 the rim with tire protectors. Plenty of lube and a warm tire.
If the remainder of the tire is not in the centre of the rim, the tire will never...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Peanuts
No, just remove front 2 screws and lower the...

No, just remove front 2 screws and lower the skidplate down.

Still a lot quicker/ less fiddly/ less risk of hose damage than taking the hoses off the taps.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18,708
Views: 7,471,610
Posted By Peanuts
Me too, last month :) ...

Me too, last month :)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/KevInYorks/2014%20European%20Tour/140611_zpsd2b53868.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Peanuts
You only need one, place it in the centre of the...

You only need one, place it in the centre of the hose, under the battery box.
unless you put one in the upper balance hose as well (behind the fuse box on some models)

6mm or 1/4" size. I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Peanuts
I doubt you could smell an oil bath clutch. ...

I doubt you could smell an oil bath clutch.

Ducati or BMW dry clutch, yes.....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Peanuts
The standard, non spark arrestor insert part...

The standard, non spark arrestor insert part number is 61005099104, not sure if that helps.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Peanuts
Dont ride it until the clicking has been cured. ...

Dont ride it until the clicking has been cured.

Did you use a genuine KTM oil filter when you did the oil change? Non genuine ones have been known to cause problems.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Peanuts
Fuel taps are a thing of the past when I pull my...

Fuel taps are a thing of the past when I pull my tanks.
Just one quick release to undo, no messing about turning off taps, fiddling with clips and pulling hoses off......
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Peanuts
What you need now is a 10" length of old inner...

What you need now is a 10" length of old inner cable from a mechanical speedo/tacho that's fixed into the remote drain plug at one end and has a magnet at the other end.

Then when you remove the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Peanuts
You can grind off the area of the caliper support...

You can grind off the area of the caliper support to clear the bobbins.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Peanuts
JK1 - that looks good, but I am sure I have seen...

JK1 - that looks good, but I am sure I have seen mass produced brackets??

Anyone?

Before I have to eat a full box of cornflakes and get creative......
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,396
Posted By Peanuts
Another alternative could be to epoxy a CJ...

Another alternative could be to epoxy a CJ designs drain kit in there.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Peanuts
As a quick fix on the roadside, short the light...

As a quick fix on the roadside, short the light blue coloured wire that goes to the neutral switch to the brown wire or direct to a nearby engine case screw (it's one of 4 wires that go from under...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,396
Posted By Peanuts
Option 2 for sure. Ask for M12 x 1.5 pitch...

Option 2 for sure.

Ask for M12 x 1.5 pitch timesert. Most engine rebuilders/reconditioners or good engineering workshops will have them.

Over here they are sold via "Worth" suppliers, so I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Peanuts
Might be something simple like an inlet air leak...

Might be something simple like an inlet air leak or hole in the header or your SAS blanking plate falling off....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Peanuts
Sudestand switch needs dirt cleaning off it

Sudestand switch needs dirt cleaning off it
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Peanuts
I think it's where they grind off the casting...

I think it's where they grind off the casting flash.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Peanuts
Second Fan Bracket

I have an LC4 fan to fit to the right side of my 990 Adv.

Where can I buy just the bracket, or does anyone have a drawing or template I could use? Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Peanuts
Thats correct, I just checked my spare 990 rear...

Thats correct, I just checked my spare 990 rear wheel :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By Peanuts
Found some images from sakurama, I hope he is OK...

Found some images from sakurama, I hope he is OK with me posting this...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By Peanuts
The one I remember had luggage.....

The one I remember had luggage.....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Peanuts
Yes, their triples are wider but a cast wheel is...

Yes, their triples are wider but a cast wheel is skinny compared to wire wheel in the caliper area.

Not saying it wont work, its just advice based on lots of conversions I have done on other...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Peanuts
You may get spoke to caliper contact with the 4...

You may get spoke to caliper contact with the 4 piston brake. Depends on spoke pattern and offset.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,230
Posted By Peanuts
I have an 08 990 and could easily afford to buy...

I have an 08 990 and could easily afford to buy an 09 onwards model but choose not to because of the immobiliser and dash issues.

I have remapped plenty of 09 onwards models to improve low speed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Peanuts
The link in the thread before mine is a vendor of...

The link in the thread before mine is a vendor of the adapters.

His are prettier than mine ;)
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Peanuts
The rear goes straight in, but you need the SMT...

The rear goes straight in, but you need the SMT rear brake disc and ABS ring if you want ABS. Sprocket carrier is different to Adv so you need that off the SM/SMT/SMR too.

Front needs adapters to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By Peanuts
I have seen similar damage on bikes where the...

I have seen similar damage on bikes where the chain slider top screw has come out and got between chain and sprocket.

Thats why I use a long screw that passes all the way through the swingarm with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Peanuts
I weigh 150 lbs and it works for me!

I weigh 150 lbs and it works for me!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Peanuts
I mentioned this in a reply to another thread and...

I mentioned this in a reply to another thread and it seemed like others did not understand. I am pleased that you are of the same opinion as me :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,708
Views: 7,471,610
Posted By Peanuts
http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=87

http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=87
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Peanuts
Burp the system by removing the radiator cap and...

Burp the system by removing the radiator cap and with it on the centre stand lift by the throttle end of the handlebars until it is balancing on the left stand leg and the rear wheel. You may see the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
The seals go from time to time, that's all. ...

The seals go from time to time, that's all.

Also sand trapped in the water jacket from the casting process causes wear.

So a good flush is recommended.

Most early bikes with the old shaft...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,859
Posted By Peanuts
The reason it works when you top up the tanks is...

The reason it works when you top up the tanks is gravity is helping the fuel to flow to the carbs.

I would fit a new battery as it sounds like yours is on the way out as well.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Peanuts
Water in oil = waterpump usually. Try...

Water in oil = waterpump usually.

Try shorting out the contacts on the thermoswitch connector to prove the wiring and fan are OK.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Peanuts
The pins on that star shaped thing on the drawing...

The pins on that star shaped thing on the drawing may be coming loose, seen that before.

Also the star shaped thing is held in place with an allen screw, this can come loose but its normally after...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Peanuts
The Braking 320 mm or ktm hardparts 320mm disc...

The Braking 320 mm or ktm hardparts 320mm disc designed for 450 smr/exc models will fit the adv wheel but the adapter will not fit the adv caliper. It will fit the forks so you could use an exc...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Peanuts
I run my 990 all the way down to just off the...

I run my 990 all the way down to just off the stick, 3000 mile tours, it never gets any hotter as a result.

There is no oil level warning light on the 990.

If the camchain did not rattle I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Peanuts
Part Number: 60035065000 Description: WATER...

Part Number: 60035065000
Description: WATER EXPANSION TANK 03
Retail: $34.99
Your Price: $33.24 (5% discount)

Hardly worth the risk of a repair failing?
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