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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 02:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By manxkipper
My 69 R3. Just needs a spray job.

My 69 R3. Just needs a spray job.
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 12:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,502
Posted By manxkipper
Ok then - some of us And more hp to boot!

Ok then - some of us

And more hp to boot!
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By manxkipper
The plastic top boxes have what can only be...

The plastic top boxes have what can only be called a "flexible mounting" plate because it is made of plastic. They do crack. The metal topboxes have a solid metal base plate which has no flex. If you...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,502
Posted By manxkipper
At least the ride will be enjoyable. Not so much...

At least the ride will be enjoyable. Not so much fun with the kraut!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
On Yellow Pig's invoice its the first item. The...

On Yellow Pig's invoice its the first item. The complete clutch cover is replaced. I got my dealer to change the oil as I have no idea whether the oil gets contaminated as I am not doing the work. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
Check my posts above - you will see that its the...

Check my posts above - you will see that its the same fault. Not the screw.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By manxkipper
According to some australian guys removal of the...

According to some australian guys removal of the cat makes the most difference to the heat issue.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
Mine only wobbles with the top box on from about...

Mine only wobbles with the top box on from about 170km/h onwards. Once removed 250+km/h is on the cards. I didn't realise that would make such a difference.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
A pic of the securing screws.

A pic of the securing screws.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Having another think about this issue i decided...

Having another think about this issue i decided to make a little brace out of plastic to ensure the oem filter cannot move back away from the sealing surface on the airbox frame. A 6mm plastic lip...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Having stripped my airfilter box off the 1190...

Having stripped my airfilter box off the 1190 this am and dismantled the whole thing to get to the bottom of the filter issue I see that the oem filter does not fit correctly at the bottom of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
Pic is from the outside. Herewith a better shot.

Pic is from the outside. Herewith a better shot.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Don't be so rude! :D

Don't be so rude! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
See the pic. Clear as daylight. On some casings...

See the pic. Clear as daylight. On some casings the outer material paint layer may mask the hole for a while.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 141,500
Posted By manxkipper
I wondered when someone else would have this...

I wondered when someone else would have this problem. I found it odd that I was the only one. Make sure that the replacement cover does not have the same issue as the defective one - my experience...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By manxkipper
In town as low as 12.5km/l. On the open road at...

In town as low as 12.5km/l. On the open road at 120 about 18-20km/l. At faster speeds it comes down to about 16.5km/l. I have once had 22km/l at 110km/h (1000km trip average) acting chaperone to an...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,827
Posted By manxkipper
+1 on that advice. My 04 R1 benefited from the...

+1 on that advice. My 04 R1 benefited from the factory pro stacks. Made a world of difference with the PC3.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,513
Posted By manxkipper
I have had two new sidecovers as a result of the...

I have had two new sidecovers as a result of the oil leak in that casing . Seems they had a bad batch of casings I was unlucky to get a second one from the bad batch. . Once fixed no issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,002
Posted By manxkipper
The R weaves at speeds above 170km/h with a top...

The R weaves at speeds above 170km/h with a top box. Still a better looking bike than the S. I wonder whether the handling of the S might be better on road though. Happy with my R - the weave...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,908
Posted By manxkipper
I see that the BMW GS LC fraternity are also...

I see that the BMW GS LC fraternity are also making up heat shields to avoid heat from the bike. We are not alone.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,513
Posted By manxkipper
I had mine anodised in a satin black in January....

I had mine anodised in a satin black in January. Looks match the 1190R colour scheme and it seems resilient to date.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,513
Posted By manxkipper
Or black.

Or black.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,513
Posted By manxkipper
I use them all the time. Seems to work ok. I...

I use them all the time. Seems to work ok. I prefer to ride not push though :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 35,542
Posted By manxkipper
Starting to look suspiciously like a Honda tourer!

Starting to look suspiciously like a Honda tourer!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By manxkipper
This mod certainly improved my 2008 Tuono gear...

This mod certainly improved my 2008 Tuono gear change. Mine was always difficult to get into neutral at robots. The kit sorted it out. No more false neutrals either.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By manxkipper
Motorworks in the UK do the shock shrouds for the...

Motorworks in the UK do the shock shrouds for the /5 and /6 models in SS that fit the Ikon units.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,246
Posted By manxkipper
Did you just write this or did I?:lol3

Did you just write this or did I?:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Well done. Its a great ride. I get to ride mine...

Well done. Its a great ride. I get to ride mine every day - grin inducing hp.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By manxkipper
Girls are for short rides only!

Girls are for short rides only!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By manxkipper
The material thickness is too light. My 2014...

The material thickness is too light. My 2014 model also feels rather unstable. Trying to save weight and cost is the answer methinks.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Perhaps they have the mistaken idea that ignoring...

Perhaps they have the mistaken idea that ignoring the problem will make it go away. Taking a leaf out of our ignorant head of state's book. Bunch of twits!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By manxkipper
Odd comment that from Uni. I did not receive a...

Odd comment that from Uni. I did not receive a prefilter in the pack I ordered from Uni from my 2014. Only the main filter and the two socks.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,960
Posted By manxkipper
Sure will - the 20hp reduction should be enough...

Sure will - the 20hp reduction should be enough to stop the meltdown:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 93,657
Posted By manxkipper
Why should we cut KTM any slack? I don't believe...

Why should we cut KTM any slack? I don't believe that being a guinea pig for any manufacturer is acceptable. I have had 3 r/h engine outer casings on my1190-R replaced due to poor casting processes. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By manxkipper
Nothing like proper tools to do necessary...

Nothing like proper tools to do necessary repairs.

Especially the large hammer! Perhaps that's for customers whining about the repair bill.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By manxkipper
What about a machined stainless sleeve insert to...

What about a machined stainless sleeve insert to true the bore back to std. Many brake refurb companies do that type of work to calipers and master cylinders.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By manxkipper
Mid nineties zx6, zx6r and the early nineties...

Mid nineties zx6, zx6r and the early nineties Zephyr 550 and 750 had those rotors.
Motor was quite similar to the zzr1100. Great tourer with the kawasaki panniers. Did many rally miles on one!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
Posted By manxkipper
Puts a smile on my face every day. The issues are...

Puts a smile on my face every day. The issues are all fixable. Still a more exciting ride than the BM.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,452
Posted By manxkipper
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Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By manxkipper
http://www.thetankslapper.biz/index.html

http://www.thetankslapper.biz/index.html
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