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Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 258,457
Posted By markie_wales
Where the boss is on the base at the top of the...

Where the boss is on the base at the top of the rubber loop - mine has a double sided "hook" the band loops round. Looks like has been take off this one.

Not near my bike but will try and take a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By markie_wales
Yeah I was thinking that, I used to have an Adv...

Yeah I was thinking that, I used to have an Adv and became less badass by getting an SE :D they've probably never heard of it, or don't think their readers have!!!!

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,521
Posted By markie_wales
We must indeed :D Cheers Markie

We must indeed :D

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,521
Posted By markie_wales
I used to have an 06 Adv and switched to an SE....

I used to have an 06 Adv and switched to an SE. For my riding ability/where I ride, both the Adv and SE are very similar although I'd say the SE edges it off road and the Adv on road. On the Adv, FI...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By markie_wales
This is what I did with a mate's SE, doubt the...

This is what I did with a mate's SE, doubt the Adv is different.

Best way to check if it's the clutch switch is follow the wire down to the connector, split the connector and then jump the pins...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 1,622,287
Posted By markie_wales
Few from a recent trip in France/Spain. ...

Few from a recent trip in France/Spain.

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202013-09/DSC00550_zps789719e4.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By markie_wales
Pick a country, any country, don't tell me which one it is..

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Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By markie_wales
Excellent - glad it helped, and agree on the...

Excellent - glad it helped, and agree on the proximity to the sub frame.

Off to buy myself a London Pride tonight :D

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By markie_wales
KMC Glad it was of some use. The pressure...

KMC

Glad it was of some use. The pressure switch is in effect the bolt that goes through the banjo bolt on top of the master cylinder. It has the wire coming out of the m/c as part of it. Easy to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,490
Posted By markie_wales
Went back with a hand winch :D ...

Went back with a hand winch :D


http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/misc/27072008004Small_zps37038f3d.jpg

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By markie_wales
Not 100% of sure everything you have tried, but...

Not 100% of sure everything you have tried, but my pressure switch went on my SE. Follow wire from rear MC about 10" - 12" IIRC and there is a connector. Open this up, then with the ignition on, jump...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By markie_wales
I had the same issue and my left one was lost and...

I had the same issue and my left one was lost and replaced FOC - top guys. Replacement and still stuck on right one now have gaffer tape as well as RTV sealant. If that does not keep them on, I'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By markie_wales
On my SE I recently replaced the shaped short...

On my SE I recently replaced the shaped short hose from the "T" connector from the tank (Safari) to the inlet of the fuel pump. I got the KTM specific one as the amount of bend in it, I thought if I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By markie_wales
Heh, if I had the money and it was low...

Heh, if I had the money and it was low mileage/mint I'd buy it as a spare for when mine finally dies ;)

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By markie_wales
Official answer to the question "how many SE's built WW?"

so an answer from KTM on the perennial question of how many 950 SE's were built WW - in summary "they don't know"

Hi Mark,

I have been forwarded your email from my colleague at the Factory.
...
Forum: Europe 08-29-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By markie_wales
no problem a couple of others saw the post and...

no problem a couple of others saw the post and got the route :)

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 08-28-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By markie_wales
Thanks Guys - will give it some thought & also...

Thanks Guys - will give it some thought & also nose around wikiloc!

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 08-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By markie_wales
long shot - trails required in (central) France

Hi

Had to cancel my Spanish trip this year due to illness in the family (VERY scary, but getting better now), and ferries to Spain when my mate and I can go are now full, so looking at (central)...
Forum: Europe 08-27-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By markie_wales
if you fancy an off road route, north to south,...

if you fancy an off road route, north to south, PM me your email address :D

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 27
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Views: 1,699
Posted By markie_wales
It'll come to us all but one day[1] you'll be...

It'll come to us all but one day[1] you'll be lying on your death bed. Hopefully your kids and grand kids will pop in to say "hi Gramps". You regale them of stories of this bike you once owned. It...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,853
Posted By markie_wales
New, wooden, environmentally friendly, Touratech...

New, wooden, environmentally friendly, Touratech front stand.

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202011-09/DSC00294.jpg

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 258,457
Posted By markie_wales
yes you can - same 3 bolt fixing. In fact my...

yes you can - same 3 bolt fixing. In fact my local dealer used to fit SE cans to the Adv's as the end of the can was directed "down", which became horizontal, and gave a better look.

cheers
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,001
Posted By markie_wales
Norway

Luckily we saw the sign before we entered it - we took the long way over the top instead. 15 miles of tunnel would not have been fun!
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Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,077
Posted By markie_wales
Don't hold me to it as I never actually needed it...

Don't hold me to it as I never actually needed it but I think it's:

60013061000 REPAIR KIT PISTON 03

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,077
Posted By markie_wales
The rear master cylinder on my SE stuck "on"....

The rear master cylinder on my SE stuck "on". Needed to strip out the piston, clean and reassemble. There is a rebuild kit but mine has been OK for ~4,000 miles but if it started happening regularly...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 258,457
Posted By markie_wales
Or after market lever without the "pin" that...

Or after market lever without the "pin" that activates the clutch switch. Happened to a mate with an SE. We jumped the switch and it worked fine, so initially thought it was the switch but some...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By markie_wales
Pah - all these pathetic little things - get hard...

Pah - all these pathetic little things - get hard core like me in Spain 2 years ago :rofl

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202011-09/DSC00293.jpg

wanders off,...
Forum: Europe 04-29-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By markie_wales
1) Yes it is a proper show room, it's just in an...

1) Yes it is a proper show room, it's just in an odd location! I went the first time but no XL in stock so they got one in for me (in the colour I wanted) within 2 (?) days so popped back up to them...
Forum: Europe 04-28-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By markie_wales
I'm 99% sure most of the Tatsfield branch is...

I'm 99% sure most of the Tatsfield branch is internet sales and think it's their main site. The others are more "in town".

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 04-26-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By markie_wales
2nd on Helmet City at Tatsfield. Got mine...

2nd on Helmet City at Tatsfield.

Got mine thee 6 (?) weeks ago. They had to order an XL in as the XXL was huge and the L was painful! So I'd check first to see if they have your size/colour...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,481
Posted By markie_wales
Daryl sent me "Seal-All Automotive, contact...

Daryl sent me "Seal-All Automotive, contact adhesive and sealant" "Gas and Oil resistant"

HTH.

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,481
Posted By markie_wales
Just got to say a big "bloody well done" & thank...

Just got to say a big "bloody well done" & thank you to all those at Cyclops Motorsports and Daryl in particular. He's been in constant contact and also managed to source me some petrol resistant...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,734
Posted By markie_wales
I'm slightly confused by this. 45 (UK) mpg is...

I'm slightly confused by this. 45 (UK) mpg is near-as-damn it 10 miles per litre. So if it has 19 litres before reserve, wouldn't it be ~190 miles before the light riding like this, and ~230 until...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,253
Posted By markie_wales
Touratech front axle stand. ...

Touratech front axle stand.

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202011-09/DSC00294.jpg

Sweaty Mr Markie - it was in the desert east of Zaragoza in Spain and HOT
...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By markie_wales
Surely not?? Who'd do something like that and...

Surely not?? Who'd do something like that and spend 15 mins trying to diagnose it?? Surely no one on here??

Walks away, hands in pockets, looking down, whistling......

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 12-05-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,481
Posted By markie_wales
Well thank you - that is a very generous offer -...

Well thank you - that is a very generous offer - PM sent!!

As I said above - can thoroughly recommend the guard for strength, we just need to be a bit more careful on fitting, or check the RTV...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,734
Posted By markie_wales
At the NEC KTM were taking test ride bookings for...

At the NEC KTM were taking test ride bookings for March which seems about right. Supply the people taking a punt up front, then get the testers out there for the rest who can afford them[1].
...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,734
Posted By markie_wales
yeah sorry about that - the photo's looked really...

yeah sorry about that - the photo's looked really good on my compact camera but once up to full size on the computer realised they could have been much better - the other ones were even less useful!...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,481
Posted By markie_wales
1) strength is really good. Been down on rocks a...

1) strength is really good. Been down on rocks a few times, and although not cosmetically pretty still 100% on protection.

2) using RTV sealant was not such a good idea. These tanks "breathe"...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,734
Posted By markie_wales
Side stand mounting

went to one of the UK bike shows at the NEC Saturday and took this photo - it looked better on the small screen but at least gives you an idea if this has not already been covered else where. I'm...
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