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Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,052
Posted By squadraquota
just curious, which tyre in your experience is...

just curious, which tyre in your experience is non-affordable, but lasting and agressive?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,050
Posted By squadraquota
+1 on the split

We have the precedent, we have the proper format and it is all backed up by the numbers....

Looking forward to the mods reaction.....
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
So that will probably be the same for a H1 bulb....

So that will probably be the same for a H1 bulb. But i can live with a separate box, so please keep on chasing them :whip
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,880
Posted By squadraquota
E-09 on wet?

How did the E-09 do on wet tar? I find 6.000 km pretty impressive for a knobby.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,967
Posted By squadraquota
'12 990, LeoVince exhaust, Akra mapping (latest...

'12 990, LeoVince exhaust, Akra mapping (latest mapping as per sept '13)

highway and secundary roads, between 14 and 16 km/l (33 to 38 mpg)

off road (with 45 rear sprocket) that can drop to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,625
Posted By squadraquota
So far I only had to add a something like 30 g to...

So far I only had to add a something like 30 g to the MT21. No rim lock...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,625
Posted By squadraquota
Thanks Kamanya for the detailed answer,...

Thanks Kamanya for the detailed answer, interesting to read that in your experience the Desert behave well on wet tar, some people say they are like riding in ice on wet...
I find a comparative...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,625
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Andrew, I am curious about why you prefer...

Hi Andrew,

I am curious about why you prefer the Mitas? Is it wear? How do you rate the E09 over the Desert on wet tarmac?

My experience so far is only with Pirelli MT21. I like those, but the...
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
+1 I need H1 for my Hella hi beam reflector!...

+1

I need H1 for my Hella hi beam reflector!

And you know Daryll, that halogen yellow now looks rather pathetic compared to my fantastic pair of Cyclops long range aux leds, so I feel you have...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,283
Posted By squadraquota
I have no weave or wobble issues whatsoever. Not...

I have no weave or wobble issues whatsoever. Not with the A/T and not with the MT21.

In my experience usually suspension setup is the culprit. Start by setting the bike to the factory suggested...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By squadraquota
This happened to me twice..... ('12 990). First...

This happened to me twice..... ('12 990). First time only the speedo failed, control lights still worked. Dash was replaced under warranty. Half a year later it failed again, just like on your bike...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 124,902
Posted By squadraquota
This is just too funny… poor girl…:D Thanks...

This is just too funny… poor girl…:D

Thanks guys for this great ride report, it really has it all!

Just one thing, somewhere Mishutka said that BMW attracts wonen of all ages. But of course...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
That is good news, looking forward to the...

That is good news, looking forward to the results. For a good product I will happily be patient (well, try to be :D) and use the halogen until then!

Now that I know you are working on it, I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By squadraquota
I was at a Guzzi Rally in Mandello years ago...

I was at a Guzzi Rally in Mandello years ago where a guy meticulously stickered all Beemers with a 'Dingen die die Welt nicht braucht' (things the world does not need) sticker....they looked...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,386
Posted By squadraquota
why the ban? related to his site being off line?

wonder what that would be, other than perhaps arguing his threads should have been in the vendor forum, not in OC. But hey, there are more non-pro inmates offering their stuff in OC. And moving a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,467
Posted By squadraquota
that looks like a sweet ride.... what...

that looks like a sweet ride....

what fairing do you have on it?

Shame really KTM doesn't build a 690 Adventure anymore...

As nice as it is, it is still quite some money and effort you...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,467
Posted By squadraquota
KTM claims something like 207 kg for the R (with...

KTM claims something like 207 kg for the R (with oil/cooling liquid, no gas). Add 20 l of fuel and you would be just under 225 or so.

So, if that would be true, all your mods plus the tools...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
H7 - h1

Hi Daryll,

does the H7 require an inch of room behind the reflector, like the H4 does? On the pics it seems to be a bit less deep, but hard to tell....

About H1, I know you are working on that....
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
2200? That is a slight disappointment, HID is...

2200? That is a slight disappointment, HID is something around 3000-3300, right?

I was hoping for a HID alternative for my Hi beam, but this makes me doubt if I should not opt for HID after all...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,082
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Jean-Ma, Just get the KTM light switch....

Hi Jean-Ma,

Just get the KTM light switch. It has 3 positions (off - P - main+P) and is plug n play. Just split the wire to your P light and connect the angel eyes to that.

I used this switch...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
They look like fixtures for different bases. The...

They look like fixtures for different bases. The box says H1, H3, etc.
If this is indeed so, i would be very happy since i am looking for H1 or H7 bases.
Don't care too much about the connector, i...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By squadraquota
I have MT21 on my 990. Cannot compare them to...

I have MT21 on my 990. Cannot compare them to tkc80 from my own experience, but my riding buddies can. They say the MT21 is better off road, especially in mud, while the tkc is better on asphalt. No...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By squadraquota
Did you ever have the MT21 (rallycross)? If so, i...

Did you ever have the MT21 (rallycross)? If so, i am curious as to how they compare to the Rally. I currently have MT21 and like em fine, but the rear wears a bit fast on tar.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By squadraquota
don't think so

there is some sort of hydraulic fluid in there, but it only serves to move the piston that controls the spring pre-load. I believe heat will not cause any functionality issues other than the risk of...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
Early may, that sounds just fine. What about H1,...

Early may, that sounds just fine. What about H1, any chance of that?

Good luck with that night race, what is Gncc? And if you need better lights on that 300, i know just the place for that :D:D
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
Wicked Other types beside H4/7?

Hi Daryll,

Just wondering, do you expect other types to come, especially H1 or perhaps H3?

I am asking since I have plans to do a rally type screen with 2 90mm Hella reflectors on my 990 Adv....
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 142,575
Posted By squadraquota
Aux lights on KTM990 using Skene and KTM Euro switch

I finally got to installing my led aux lights on my '12 KTM990.
Since I did not want any extra switches on my handle bar, I used the KTM light switch (often referred to as 'euro light switch') to...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 142,575
Posted By squadraquota
arrival

Hi Darryl,

my pair of 'Seahawks' arrived today, all the way to the Low Countries. Yeah! :clap

They really look and feel nice, solid build and top notch finish. :thumb

Over the next two weeks...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,499
Posted By squadraquota
Dunno about that.....ever been to Brussel? Yes...

Dunno about that.....ever been to Brussel? Yes for sure....

All the civil servants working and living there enjoy tremendous tax advantages (plus ample allowance for all sorts of cost...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,499
Posted By squadraquota
seems you have a liitle home work to do :confused...

seems you have a liitle home work to do :confused
- can you, as a US service man, buy tax free in Germany? I would say yes (which I think is true for every EU country you would be residing);
- find...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
Color temp has nothing to do with brightness. ...

Color temp has nothing to do with brightness.

5600 is the (average) color of daylight, so a bulb with 5600K will illuminate things the same way daylight does. Whether or not you like that is of...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 66,074
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Rade, I have been following this thread...

Hi Rade,

I have been following this thread with great interest. My '12 990 has ABS, so add me to your '20 people list' please!

And compliments for your product and all your efforts to make...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,598
Posted By squadraquota
thanks Radek, that is very interesting. I...

thanks Radek, that is very interesting.

I have found quite a few threads on rims, but you and Lica are the first to mention the traction issue. For most, the 2,5"seems a default choice without...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 142,575
Posted By squadraquota
KTM euro light switch

Hi Darryl,

about the Euro light switch, KTM packs it with their OEM aux leds. Makes it a plug 'n play solution, you just replace the stock start/stop switch and plug in the molex connectors from...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By squadraquota
I have the same set up, no probs though... ...

I have the same set up, no probs though...

I modified the guards a bit (as in making the tweo forward mounting holes a bit wider) so that I could use 3 bolts.

Friend of mine uses only two...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 161,546
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Darryl, very interesting product, I am...

Hi Darryl,

very interesting product, I am convinced the future of lights is in led...

a few questions: if I am right, USA models have a different reflector than Euro bikes, correct?
You said...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,598
Posted By squadraquota
you are probably right, but I noticed a knobby...

you are probably right, but I noticed a knobby don't last very long anyway on a 990 :evil

FWIW, last year in the Pyrenees I rode with two friends, one also on 990, one on 950SE (so stock 2.5...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,598
Posted By squadraquota
Thanks Lica, interesting feedback. I was already...

Thanks Lica, interesting feedback. I was already decided to relace to a 2,5, you made me doubt again. I watched you and Radek ride in the OSO vids, awesome stuff....and great riding skills. So your...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,598
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Lica, I am planning to relace a smaller...

Hi Lica,

I am planning to relace a smaller rim for my 990, after some search on the forum and asking Woody, for off roading most seem to prefer a 2,5 over 3,5 for the rear.

But YM obviously...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By squadraquota
Question confusing...

yeah, it is a bit confusing, I have no hands on experience yet and can only report on info I found...sorry if that was misleading.

What I found is that Moveo states on their webpage that they...
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