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Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By petesonhisway
I think this had the answer to your question: ...

I think this had the answer to your question:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=516471

By the way, you are in the wrong forum - this one is for KTM twins. All the 640/690 stuff is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,439
Posted By petesonhisway
Maybe the chain and sprockets are worn and need...

Maybe the chain and sprockets are worn and need to be replaced. As the chain stretches it wears out the grooves in the sprocket so eventually the links of the chain will not fit inside the teeth of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,897
Posted By petesonhisway
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 182,044
Posted By petesonhisway
Could you send me one too please?

Could you send me one too please?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By petesonhisway
Thanks for the quick replies and wise advice. I...

Thanks for the quick replies and wise advice. I forgot to mention that I drained the tanks and ran the engine till it stalled.

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By petesonhisway
950 left standing for 3 years

Bit of an odd situation I know!

What are the likely effects on a 950 left in a warm climate on centre stand for all this time, battery disconnected, oil changed just before abandonment.

I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By petesonhisway
I remember removing the radiator when I took the...

I remember removing the radiator when I took the oil tank off, but can't remember whether it was 100% necessary. It's worth mentioning though, that it's much easier to do the valves on the front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By petesonhisway
This happened to me a couple of years ago - we...

This happened to me a couple of years ago - we managed to get the bolt out with some large grips, then got it helicoiled - no probs since.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,529
Posted By petesonhisway
No difference when I did mine. Neither the EPC or...

No difference when I did mine. Neither the EPC or SAS have any effect at idle speeds so removing them should not either. I'd agree with BlackBert that you have some air leaking in somewhere (I mean...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,529
Posted By petesonhisway
Hi Rogtek, sorry I have not been around this...

Hi Rogtek, sorry I have not been around this forum for a long time, but that is my bike on the ktminfo howto - mine is an 04 with Akras the same as yours. I have just re-read the howto and have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,346
Posted By petesonhisway
http://www.sas.org.uk/

http://www.sas.org.uk/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By petesonhisway
Early 950's didnt have carb heaters but there was...

Early 950's didnt have carb heaters but there was a TSB to fit a kit. Talk to your dealer - should be foc. It's not a big job, and they just connect to your accessory socket. They are not perfect but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,205
Posted By petesonhisway
Ridiculing others for grammatical errors is never...

Ridiculing others for grammatical errors is never wise is it?

Whose [sic] the idiot now? :rofl :rofl :rofl

Seriously, thanks for posting the pics.

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,205
Posted By petesonhisway
Are we going to see some pics of this cracked...

Are we going to see some pics of this cracked crankcase or what?

Inquiring minds want to know
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By petesonhisway
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By petesonhisway
Comparing these 2 specific bikes: The best...

Comparing these 2 specific bikes:

The best 640 Adv was the 03 model (imho), after that KTM tried to make them into more of an adventure tourer, dropped the excel rims as standard, added dual...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By petesonhisway
OK, I get the message.

OK, I get the message.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By petesonhisway
In case you still don't realise, by publishing...

In case you still don't realise, by publishing personal customer information in that picture you have exposed the guy to identity fraud and probably broken the law in your country.

For his sake,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By petesonhisway
Well it's clear that personal standards of...

Well it's clear that personal standards of competence and professionalism differ from person to person, as do their expectations of others, whether providing professional services or otherwise.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By petesonhisway
Don't fall for this "wrong part supplied by KTM...

Don't fall for this "wrong part supplied by KTM USA" rubbish.

When you order parts from an official source any competent dealer would:

1. Look up your bike model and year on the online parts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,568
Posted By petesonhisway
Congratulations on the new bike - where in...

Congratulations on the new bike - where in Hungary are you? I have travelled throught a few times and stayed by Lake Balaton for a while.

First, the clunking - don't worry it comes and goes, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By petesonhisway
fwiw, you can remove and inspect the points on...

fwiw, you can remove and inspect the points on the pump pretty easily - when you take the cover of the pump it's obvious if they are on their way out or not, and they often wear unevenly, so you can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By petesonhisway
Just come back from 6 months in and around...

Just come back from 6 months in and around Thailand so thought I would chime in (this was without my bike but did plenty of riding though :rofl ) .

I can only comment on the 950 cos that is what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,992
Posted By petesonhisway
Have you checked that the drain hose (the...

Have you checked that the drain hose (the transparent one) hasnt become disconnected from the bottom of the air filter box?

I had similar symptoms to you last year and was convinced the head...
Forum: EMEA 07-07-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By petesonhisway
Not sure a Harley would be the ideal bike to see...

Not sure a Harley would be the ideal bike to see the English countryside - lots of twisty roads and English weather (rain!) to think about.

If I were you I would fly from London to Edinburgh...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By petesonhisway
Part of the 15k service is to open up the clutch...

Part of the 15k service is to open up the clutch and check for wear to the clutch booster so you'd be perfectly justified in going back to the mechanic and asking him to check things went back...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By petesonhisway
Google Earth? 5242'7.57"N 2...

Google Earth?

5242'7.57"N 2 1'27.94"W
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By petesonhisway
Goos stuff! don't forget you'll need to change...

Goos stuff! don't forget you'll need to change your jetting too

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By petesonhisway
Sorry I meant the other way round - the angle is...

Sorry I meant the other way round - the angle is more pronounced on the SM because they sit at a great angle.

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By petesonhisway
It's just the angle of the outlet that is...

It's just the angle of the outlet that is difference - more pronounced angle on the Adv version

Pete
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By petesonhisway
I think you mean the clutch slave rather than the...

I think you mean the clutch slave rather than the clutch booster, in which case the rubber cover you are talking about is just a dust cap for the bleeder valve.

If you really love your bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,613
Posted By petesonhisway
AFAIK the washers are copper. You can kind of...

AFAIK the washers are copper. You can kind of recycle the washers by heating them up with a blow torch and leaving them to cool and (hopefully) regain their original shape.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,613
Posted By petesonhisway
Mate i had this problem on my bike - oil screw...

Mate i had this problem on my bike - oil screw stripped and threaded. Removed the tank and got it helicoiled and no probs since - and YES it was a F**** dealer that had done it. That was 25K ago....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,390
Posted By petesonhisway
Sorry I have never owned a BMW - which part of a...

Sorry I have never owned a BMW - which part of a BMW is a tranny? Do you mean the bloke in the clown suit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By petesonhisway
The Evo also comes with a bleeding kit. With the...

The Evo also comes with a bleeding kit. With the Magura slave you will need to buy the KTM special tool. (you also get spare seals with the Evo).

Not wanting to appear biased, but.... BUY AN EVO...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,969
Posted By petesonhisway
I have some experience with the rear side panel...

I have some experience with the rear side panel tanks on a 640 Adv. IIRC they are 5L per side. I think you will need a rally exhaust and also to make some adjustment to the rear shock master cylinder...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,170
Posted By petesonhisway
Max, if you can beg steal or borrow a...

Max, if you can beg steal or borrow a micrometer-vernier there are plenty of guys here who can talk you through measuring your clutch plates.

Not that you asked for advice, but on your way down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,170
Posted By petesonhisway
CP - I hate it when you do that :cry :cry :cry

CP - I hate it when you do that :cry :cry :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,170
Posted By petesonhisway
Nice one - going anywhere nice? You can get...

Nice one - going anywhere nice?

You can get a good idea just by looking at the end that fits in the slave - if it is shiny then it's not the latest one cos that is black.

To check properly -...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,170
Posted By petesonhisway
Gents, it could be that you have the original...

Gents, it could be that you have the original push rod. When the Evo first came out I think there were some issues with the original rod for a few unlucky people.

There is a KTM TSB to replace the...
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