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Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Whele
perfect, thats the posting I was trying to...

perfect, thats the posting I was trying to locate, thanks for the responses and thanks for the advice of searching this site, very useful for the future.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Whele
Fitting the BDCW Auxiliary fan kit

Just about to go out in the garage and fit the kit which arrived last week.

I remember seeing a thread here some months back showing fitting tips and how reach the electrical connects using a bent...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,598
Posted By Whele
I fitted a large capacity Scottoiler behind the...

I fitted a large capacity Scottoiler behind the rear registration plate. The large capacity unit holds sufficient oil for 5,000 miles of riding . To make the system robust when off-road I simply...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,012
Posted By Whele
I think the important part is "sport riding on...

I think the important part is "sport riding on tarmac or riders (and any luggage) weight over 90Kg"

or at least thats what how I read this.

For example my weight is 77 kg, my filled panniers...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,519
Posted By Whele
I would have to say if you can afford it, go with...

I would have to say if you can afford it, go with aluminum cases. Better security, great protection against water ingress, they make a great camping seat and can withstand huge crashes (although...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-10-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Whele
Bringing a bike from Europe for a tour of US

I have been looking into bringing my KTM to USA for an extended holiday maybe from East Coast across to Cali and possibly down into Mexico or beyond. Currently return shipping of my bike from Europe...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,644
Posted By Whele
Like Evilclown says - if two is good, three must...

Like Evilclown says - if two is good, three must be better
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,968
Posted By Whele
It sounds great. Do the handlebars have to be...

It sounds great. Do the handlebars have to be raised? Most other dampers require this and I rather like the standard riding position so would be reluctant to change it.

The link to how the unit...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,835
Posted By Whele
I will post up some photos on Friday, i am off to...

I will post up some photos on Friday, i am off to Milan tomorrow.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10,453
Views: 2,163,963
Posted By Whele
European Tour This week I rode through...

European Tour

This week I rode through Germany, Austria, over the Apls into Italy. Currently in the Dolomites and heading along the adriatic coast to Slovenia and Croatia.

I tried adding some...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,775
Posted By Whele
I am assuming you dont have a 2011 990...

I am assuming you dont have a 2011 990 adventure. You cannot reset the wheel size without snipping the brown wire behind the speedo.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 28,630
Posted By Whele
Surely to label any bike as a hooligan is just...

Surely to label any bike as a hooligan is just wrong, it the way it is riden. When I was 16 I was a bigger hooligan on an FS1E than I am now on the 990Adv. The only drawback is your face starts to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,212
Posted By Whele
FFS grow some balls. I dont think a big...

FFS grow some balls.

I dont think a big rufty tufty KTM is the bike for you, I'm sure she would let you have a nice shiney scooter.



unfortunately I couldnt find a gay smilie to go on here,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,611
Posted By Whele
I saw this posted - not sure if yours was...

I saw this posted - not sure if yours was Hungarian reg. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=728594

Stolen 99o Adv found in london, england... Orange... Topbox... Registered on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,775
Posted By Whele
The most important Mods, costs the nothing only...

The most important Mods, costs the nothing only time.

Drill two 3mm holes on the underside of rear end of the frame near the rear wheel nuts, to let the water out of the box sections. Remove the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 28,630
Posted By Whele
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,699
Posted By Whele
let me translate for the other members:- ...

let me translate for the other members:-

Take-Zappa: I hear of you with a large penis that dreeses to the right

:rofl at least thats what google replied
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,199
Posted By Whele
that looks great, but... one question, how do you...

that looks great, but... one question, how do you turn off your lights now?

I am guessing your bike is in the USA and is supplied with lights that stay on all the time the engine is running.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By Whele
yes it is deselectable via a button on the...

yes it is deselectable via a button on the clocks/display unit. However many here fit a more permamanet switch to disable the ASB so that it doesnt reset when turning off the bike (or stalling it)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,784
Posted By Whele
I have a different opinion, I run a 50 watt 8000k...

I have a different opinion, I run a 50 watt 8000k bulb and the increaced UV /blue colour is fantasic and illuminating white lines and other road markings over a huge distance. Very usefull...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,050
Posted By Whele
Hey welcome, if your ever out for a ride to...

Hey welcome, if your ever out for a ride to Schwabia let me know. I am at Biberach an der Riss and know some great back roads in the area.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,516
Posted By Whele
Just caught this thread... My Wife took...

Just caught this thread...

My Wife took delivery of a new GS800 two years ago and this was a mod I made before she took it on the road. I installed twin lines from the lever down to the caliper...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Whele
Well firstly thank you all for your comments and...

Well firstly thank you all for your comments and help. I ride a lot off road and feel much more confident with the regular size 990. Going large (to the 'R') would (i feel) have made me less...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Whele
Yes, sadly I think even 248mm is likely to be too...

Yes, sadly I think even 248mm is likely to be too tall. I have the standard 990 Adv and I cannot get both feet flat on the foor, anything taller would see me tottering around.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Whele
good luck if your in Europe, I have spent the...

good luck if your in Europe, I have spent the last two days phoning around the UK and Germany and they are all sold. :(:
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Whele
I need and want a 990 Dakar

Hi Guys. I have not been around much recently, which is a shame as I miised the news of the new model 990 Adventure Dakar.

I have lusted after the 'R' ever since they increased the BHP and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,298
Posted By Whele
Has anybody with a 990 tried running one of these...

Has anybody with a 990 tried running one of these filters?

I am concerned about the restriction in the airway, did the EFI adjust the mixture accordingly or were other mods or fuel maps required?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By Whele
Metal Mule also make the 'skinny mule' - they...

Metal Mule also make the 'skinny mule' - they will not fit the standard KTM pannier rack, but they do provide a suitable mounting system which is far stronger than the standard KTM unit.

Not...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,766
Posted By Whele
are you sure buddy? those Duke boys in General...

are you sure buddy? those Duke boys in General Lee can run some quick rough
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,438
Posted By Whele
Before you do anything I would recommend...

Before you do anything I would recommend contacting Peter Buitelaar and Zineb Moulouda – The Bikershome, Route du Zagora, Ouarzazate, Morocco. Tel GSM: 0021 2707 85640.email pbuitelaar@zonnet.nl. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-05-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Whele
The Euro light switch is the whole right hand...

The Euro light switch is the whole right hand switchgear complete with starter button and kill switch.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,116
Posted By Whele
I purchased a 30w HID to replace the low beam...

I purchased a 30w HID to replace the low beam lamp in my Euro headlamp, I was blown away by the improvement. I rode around for 6 months with this set-up before adding one of Colebatch’s slim 50w HID...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,144
Posted By Whele
I'm not too sure, looks to me like it may be just...

I'm not too sure, looks to me like it may be just a very wide angle lens......and a very skilfull rider
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,993
Posted By Whele
Actually my UK bike was recalled, I got a letter...

Actually my UK bike was recalled, I got a letter from KTM which was given to my local dealer at the 600 mile service and they replaced master cylinder and bleed the system, all FOC. On the underside...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,418
Posted By Whele
Take care using cable ties or Velcro etc because...

Take care using cable ties or Velcro etc because the ballast units can get very hot on prolonged rides.

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