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Forum: Europe 11-21-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,435
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for having me along today Timpo - really...

Thanks for having me along today Timpo - really enjoyed the ride and what a nice bunch of ladies and gents too! Thanks to Louis and Mark (earthmover?) for excelent company, hope to meet you all again...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By matsplatuk
BUMP This is still for sale

BUMP

This is still for sale
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,786
Posted By matsplatuk
Hi Guys, As you may know, i had my 660 front...

Hi Guys,

As you may know, i had my 660 front tanks re-painted but i dnon't knwo much about how they were done.

I went to a KTM dealer and they put me in touch with a body shop that they used -...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By matsplatuk
I know what your after. I have the "Rallye...

I know what your after. I have the "Rallye supliment" as a series of scanned .jpg's. Took me ages to track one down.

Dont PM me, email me direct.

Mat
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By matsplatuk
Yes, i have myself found a lot of interest when...

Yes, i have myself found a lot of interest when people have posted up information about exotic bikes for sale that i wasn't looking for and didn't intend to buy.

Its got a lot of documented...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By matsplatuk
660 Rallye on eBay (UK)

OK OK,

I'm not allowed to post links to eBay but perhaps i'm allowed to say that my 2002 KTM 660 Rallye is for sale on a popular oline auction site (the .co.uk one) and theirs a big write up of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,555
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for that, and no need to get the photo of...

Thanks for that, and no need to get the photo of the front, I can see now where i've messed up, thanks!

Re : what you were saying about the Talon hub. It seems a shame to give yourself headaches...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,555
Posted By matsplatuk
Whoa, i think ive got it now. You see, i ordered...

Whoa, i think ive got it now. You see, i ordered OEM rims from the new 690 Rallye as they're black excels. The front rim laced up fine because my 660 has a talon hub as standard. The rnew ear rim...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,555
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for the suggestions. It appears that...

Thanks for the suggestions.

It appears that the lc4 cush drive hub uses a different pattern and therefore a rim with drillings to suite. Unfortionatly the excel rim i have is the other type so i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,555
Posted By matsplatuk
LC4 Rear hub with Excel Rim

Yo,

Anyone here had success lacing an excel rim onto a LC4 rear cush drive hub?

Ive got a guy trying to do it with new spokes made from the origional as a pattern and he's telling me that the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,930
Posted By matsplatuk
690 Rallye for sale on UK eBay

Just incase you were wondering what to do with all that spare cash!
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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
As requested by overlandr heres a few pics of a...

As requested by overlandr heres a few pics of a recent outing. Regretably its not had much use this year so still awaits some new parts.....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By matsplatuk
I know the guys that made the film. Apparently...

I know the guys that made the film. Apparently the best shot was Paveys helmet cam nearlt landing on the cameraman, would have too if the director wasn't paying attention, shame it never made the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
No i didn't Meat. The engine rebuild was done by...

No i didn't Meat. The engine rebuild was done by a dealer so its way "just" a case of whipping it out and slapping it back in again, not really worthy of a write up. I took a load of pictures but all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks! Im doing UK rallys during the winter and...

Thanks! Im doing UK rallys during the winter and fingers crossed, a desert rally next year.:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
These are glass fibre pattern copies and yes the...

These are glass fibre pattern copies and yes the origional ones are carbon fibre...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
New paint photo here... ...

New paint photo here...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135969&page=2
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Well, i made my decision about the paint..... ...

Well, i made my decision about the paint.....

what do you think ??? :evil

http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/1116/img8327ek4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Update.....

Thought i'd add an update.......

Well Derek Edmundson and his team did a fantastic job on the motor. The tooth was found to have come from the main-shaft so one of these was ordered. After a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Well, all being well, im just going to be putting...

Well, all being well, im just going to be putting the motor back in and putting the rest back together so i dont really see any benefit in me reporting that. Although, if anyone wnats me to post any...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for your words of support. Dropped it off...

Thanks for your words of support. Dropped it off down at Edmonsons this morning so its now out of my hands. Just hoping they have some good news for me, some of the Rallye parts are very expensive....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Gulp.... ...

Gulp....


http://img234.imageshack.us/img234/7756/gulp1nm.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
:eek1:eek1 580 Euros with discount! Holy Shit. I...

:eek1:eek1 580 Euros with discount! Holy Shit. I see what your saying about the standard LC4 clutch. It wouldnt last five minutes on a Rallye. Shit the bed, 580Euros!

On that basis i wouldnt...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
Wow, that clutch baskets made out of cheese. ...

Wow, that clutch baskets made out of cheese.

Mines showing signs of wear but noting like that :eek1

Have you looked into a hinson or other after-market variety? I know that the Rallye has a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
oh aye, no joke fetching the motor out and...

oh aye, no joke

fetching the motor out and down to Edmunson Racing. They were reasonably optimistic it might be sorted in time...providing its not too screwed up in there.

With four oil filters...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Problem found

So i put it all back together thinking im going mad and hearing things. Get new oil filters, oil, coolant then pull the sump plugs olnly to find...............the tooth off a gear and loads of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
pics here...

pics here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=117890
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Nope, its just got a normal multi-disk one. Its...

Nope, its just got a normal multi-disk one. Its actually removed at the minute....so i can see the main shaft bearing.....why are they noisy?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Ace, thanks for your help...

Ace, thanks for your help...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Yhea, ive read a lot about peoples paranoia with...

Yhea, ive read a lot about peoples paranoia with these noisy motors and im pretty sure i have nothing to worry about.

Is there any mechanically minded people out there that can take a look at the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
bump

bump
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2006, 01:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for your words guys, they're most...

Thanks for your words guys, they're most reassuring!

I'd still be very interested though if someone would be able to give a technical explanation for whats actually happaning on the other side of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,906
Posted By matsplatuk
660 LC4 noise - is it bad?

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I recently got hold of a 2001 660 Rallye and after some time I noticed a noise which worried...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
I think your right. Im planning on leaving it...

I think your right. Im planning on leaving it silver with the black at the bottom which means only having to respray the bottom half of one tank.

Fiongers crossed for the forks to be re-sealed by...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
Thanks for your opinion but i disagree. If it had...

Thanks for your opinion but i disagree. If it had perhaps been Meonis bike then i would understand. It has its place in history, like all race bikes, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be used. Its...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,793
Posted By matsplatuk
Well, when new, the bike came registered which...

Well, when new, the bike came registered which (according to UK law) meant it didn't need a road worthyness test (MOT in UK) for three years. It could be legally used on the road provided it was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By matsplatuk
This bike is now for sale in Manchester, UK ...

This bike is now for sale in Manchester, UK

Thanks - Mat

http://img287.imageshack.us/img287/3716/640adv2wj.jpg
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