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Forum: Europe 09-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,310
Posted By Nillbymouth
Sorry, I don't know! Have a look at the KTMTWINS...

Sorry, I don't know! Have a look at the KTMTWINS website as it's listed on there
http://www.ktmtwins.com/scotts-ktm-950-990-adventure-top-triple-clamp-and-damper
Forum: Europe 08-30-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,310
Posted By Nillbymouth
For sale KTM 950 Adventure Parts - East Lothian.

A few extras from the bike that I am selling. Items are located in East Lothian so if not collected, I'll have to add on delivery costs:

AJ Plastics Screen, original cost was 102. I created a...
Forum: Europe 08-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,310
Posted By Nillbymouth
For sale 2005 KTM 950 Adventure - East Lothian.

28000 Miles. Full service history. MOT until 23/05/2015. I have owned it from new.

Not in pristine condition but is pretty good for a 9 year old bike. It has been used offroad and I have fallen...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 37,503
Posted By Nillbymouth
Unfortunately for me, but fortunately for someone...

Unfortunately for me, but fortunately for someone else I won't be able to attend:cry I've just started a new contract and had to agree to be available to work on that weekend. At the moment finding...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Nillbymouth
Call me cynical if you wish...... They hand...

Call me cynical if you wish......

They hand over the motorbike and get a shiney new mountain bike then a couple of days later go out and nick another motorbike because it's more fun than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,150
Posted By Nillbymouth
This is a link to the same idea should you want...

This is a link to the same idea should you want to make it yourself....

http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_107975/article.html

Great idea to wire it to the fuel pump Kiz:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By Nillbymouth
+1. These are the exact same symptoms as when my...

+1. These are the exact same symptoms as when my regulator/rectifier broke. I first noticed the problem when my headlight slightly dimmed when the rpm went above about 4000.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By Nillbymouth
I've used 16/45 gearing for several years on my...

I've used 16/45 gearing for several years on my 950 Adv and most of that is on road. I like to ride quite fast and find this gearing much better in the twisties and has no disadvantage on long...
Forum: Europe 10-19-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 37,503
Posted By Nillbymouth
Hi Timpo, Can you please add me to the list...

Hi Timpo,

Can you please add me to the list and hopefully my 950 Adv will not to break down on the way to the rally this time!

Thanks.
Forum: Europe 09-26-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
Sorry I never made it to the rally - I broke down...

Sorry I never made it to the rally - I broke down an hour and a half into my journey south:cry

As breakdowns go it couldn't have been more convenient! The bike lost all electrical power as I...
Forum: Europe 09-24-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
Yes, new one fitted this afternoon so will be...

Yes, new one fitted this afternoon so will be setting off at 10am tomorrow morning and meeting Tommo Tenere en route:clap Should be at the campsite by about 6pm
Forum: Europe 09-24-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
I'm also happy to get away early and stop for...

I'm also happy to get away early and stop for breakfast (and I'm not an early riser:snore )
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,986
Posted By Nillbymouth
Hooray! Three cheers for Avuss in Glasgow:clap...

Hooray! Three cheers for Avuss in Glasgow:clap :clap :clap

Not sure what happened yesterday when my dealer phoned them and they said they didn't have one one but....I phoned them this morning in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
Just to update on what my problem was.... ...

Just to update on what my problem was....

The dealer checked the bike and also couldn't find the problem. They kept the bike and one of the mechanics rode it for his commute in the hope that it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,986
Posted By Nillbymouth
Thanks DeeGee. Yes, they've tried Redline and...

Thanks DeeGee. Yes, they've tried Redline and Gear4. Due to being in Edinburgh and having a 7 hour ride to the rally I need to both source and fit the regulator/rectifier tomorrow so this means it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,986
Posted By Nillbymouth
Any alternatives to KTM Regulator Rectifier?

My 950 Adv is currently in the garage with a failed regulator rectifier. It's actually a Suzuki dealership but they are very good and have several 950 customers. They've phoned round numerous KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,161
Posted By Nillbymouth
Glad you've got it all sorted and hope the spacer...

Glad you've got it all sorted and hope the spacer arrives in time for next weekend. Sounds like my spare spacer wouldn't have been any good - I've measured it and it's 10mm so the standard 990 one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,161
Posted By Nillbymouth
I'm away from home at the moment but will measure...

I'm away from home at the moment but will measure the spacer tomorrow to see if you think it'll fit. If you think so I could pop it in the post on Monday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,161
Posted By Nillbymouth
Look at my previous post above - I think my...

Look at my previous post above - I think my spacer will fit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,161
Posted By Nillbymouth
This doesn't directly answer your question but...

This doesn't directly answer your question but might help you work out what is wrong -

I bought a 950SE rear wheel for my 04 950Adv. It came with a spacer for the disc side of the wheel which is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Nillbymouth
I bolted mine to the battery box and thought it...

I bolted mine to the battery box and thought it fitted fine until, much later, I took off the plastic side of the skid plate and noticed that the skidplate was hard against the pump. It's been like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
Yes, same reading. After a few days away...

Yes, same reading.

After a few days away from the bike I got a few hours to work on it a couple of days ago and still can't find an obvious problem.

Due to other commitments I'm not going to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
I tested the voltage between the Negative ACC2...

I tested the voltage between the Negative ACC2 connector and the engine casing and that was 0.19V. Between positive ACC2 and engine was between 12v and 13v as expected.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
Thanks, I'll have a look for the grounds behind...

Thanks, I'll have a look for the grounds behind the headlight when I next get chance in a couple of days.

I've just finished doing some more investigating and found a couple of grounds attached...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
Thanks for the help. The two issues maybe...

Thanks for the help.

The two issues maybe interrelated but the bike has never cut out when using the indicators....yet...so I can't see the problem being the "winker" unit.

Sorry, but I don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
Yes, when I said 30A fuse I meant the starter...

Yes, when I said 30A fuse I meant the starter relay as well. Took me ages to clean all the grease off it and it looked like new with good firm contacts. I also gave it a good prod with the engine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Nillbymouth
A different electrical problem

I've read all the previous posts on electrical failures with great interest because they all seem to describe my problem but none have yet come up with a solution for me. Until now I've had the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,495
Posted By Nillbymouth
Thanks, that's perfect. I've already checked...

Thanks, that's perfect. I've already checked these connections for corrosion and free play and it's fine so I'm back to my suspicions that it's my alarm that's causing my problem.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,495
Posted By Nillbymouth
Glad you've (hopefully) fixed it. I've had a...

Glad you've (hopefully) fixed it. I've had a couple of similar cutouts and have checked the ignition switch, battery connections and 30A fuse connections as per Pyndons thread. My theory is that mine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Nillbymouth
I used a grinding wheel and took off about 6...

I used a grinding wheel and took off about 6 inches of the bead on both sides of the wheel.
Forum: Europe 08-10-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Nillbymouth
Have a search of Orange Crush as I've seen...

Have a search of Orange Crush as I've seen similar questions from UK based people. I'd have thought a new rear 908 would last the trip as they are pretty hard wearing but then again I've not ventured...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,495
Posted By Nillbymouth
Maybe a long shot but do you have an...

Maybe a long shot but do you have an alarm/immobiliser on the bike?
Forum: Europe 07-30-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Nillbymouth
A UK supplier would/should be easier if anything...

A UK supplier would/should be easier if anything goes wrong and the cost is a bit of an unknown until it clears customs. From previous purchases I'm guessing approx 20% would be added.....but then...
Forum: Europe 07-28-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Nillbymouth
UK Suppliers for KTM950 Steering Damper?

I'm thinking of getting a steering damper for my KTM 950 Adv but I'm having trouble finding UK suppliers. The steering dampers that I know about from reading Orange Crush are:

Scotts
Emig
GPR...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Nillbymouth
Datatool System 3 Alarm wiring on 950Adv

I've had a few problems recently which I'm sure is down to the wiring of the alarm which was fitted when the bike was new in early 2005.

Symtoms:
1. While riding on a motocross track the engine...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Nillbymouth
I can't argue about you being heavily laden:eek1 ...

I can't argue about you being heavily laden:eek1

A few ideas for changing fuel consumption:
Wind direction.
Tyre pressures gone down.
Chain needing oiling.
Brake binding.

All these could...
Forum: Europe 07-23-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Nillbymouth
I stayed here http://www.hotelcolumbia.com/ with...

I stayed here http://www.hotelcolumbia.com/ with the family at Easter. Good hotel, great breakfast and great location. 10-15 minutes walk from the Colloseum and less than 5 minutes walk from the...
Forum: Europe 07-04-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
That's okay....I only live up here...I'm actually...

That's okay....I only live up here...I'm actually a Yorkshireman:D
Forum: Europe 07-04-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
Hope not - I'm on a 950Adv! .....and would love a...

Hope not - I'm on a 950Adv! .....and would love a go on an SE:wink:
Forum: Europe 07-02-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 21,545
Posted By Nillbymouth
:lol3 ...or it could be me as I was the last...

:lol3
...or it could be me as I was the last on the list!:huh
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