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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 354,654
Posted By rattis
Hi, machine tools do make a difference, I have a...

Hi, machine tools do make a difference, I have a hacksaw and an angle grinder and a couple of spanners.
The thing here in jolly olde Sweden is that you're not alowed to do your own maintenace ie if...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By rattis
Question Sex!

Got you attenjtion now did I?
Whey do you refer to your bikes as her, as in female?
Bots and ships, yes but that goes back to ancient times.
Why do you give you bike a name, it's a dead object and...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10,346
Views: 2,127,792
Posted By rattis
Talking Up and running

After having sorted my timing problems I went for a spin and then the clutch started slipping.
So back home with a modicum of speed and after having changed the slave cylinder and cleaned out the...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By rattis
Thumb Been there done that

- fuel pump and filter kits from Gefr, inmate here
- waterpump seal
- a couple of chain links chain breaking tool
- innertubes and patches
- 8mm fuel hose and a couple of clamps
- a couple of...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 354,654
Posted By rattis
Thumb I feel overwhelmed and inadequate when I see...

I feel overwhelmed and inadequate when I see stuff like this.
I can manufacture little bits and bobs, but when the going gets though I have to open my wallet.
Spending money on stuff for the bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By rattis
Question 7 years of trouble

or at least not so much fun so far.
Having sorted my timing problems the engine now runs like a 950 engine with SW filter and new jets, very nicely with a nice sound at WOT.
But now the clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By rattis
Talking Get a Yamaha Super Tenere with shaft drive.

Get a Yamaha Super Tenere with shaft drive.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By rattis
Thumb Midget

I'm 6 8" and I get along quite well after my homemade 25mm lowered peg.
i could do with a higher saddle as well.
And I have a Wunderlich spoiler so I'm comfortable.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Thumb Manual

What I did need was a manual which some fellow maniacs graciously provided.
The intake camshaft times with the tooth marked in the bottom and the exhaust with the tooth marked halfway up.
No more...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
2 holes

I assume that there are two holes in the crankshaft one for the front and one for the rear cylinder.
Is there per chance a workshop manual that can be downloaded.
I've also checked the valve...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Something's fishy

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a63/paochow/KTMValves990/IMG_1890.jpg
My exhaust cam lobe does not point the way the one in the pics does, it points downwards sort 8 o'clockish.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Now it's been apart and i can't see where I went...

Now it's been apart and i can't see where I went wrong!
As reference I checked the TDC of the rear cylinder.
1. I turn the engine 365 degrees counterclockwise and then another 75 and lock the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rattis
+205

+205
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,920
Posted By rattis
Ride more troll less :D Who gives a flying fcuk...

Ride more troll less :D
Who gives a flying fcuk what trolls think? Or bashers for that matter :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Question The HOW is when you don't intercourse up. So I...

The HOW is when you don't intercourse up.
So I can't remove the intake camshaft as it's "pushing" in the TDC position as not to ruin the cam bearings.
I have to turn the engine a few degrees to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Question More info

When i search TDC with a screw driver through the plughole I get the mark on the exhaust camshat to align with the head and the intake is off by a cog, judgeing by the marks on the shaft it's "above"...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By rattis
Question Help to uncluster fcuk

I messed up my valve job, i used a sharpie to mrk the positions of the cams visa vi the head and thought I had done a proper job of it.
It only ran on one cylinder the rear, so off with tank and air...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By rattis
Thumb Chairman Mao

Even the longest voyage starts with the first step.
In this case the first time you press the starter button.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By rattis
+ 205

+ 205
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By rattis
Thumb Nice

I've got a -07 and think it's a great bike, you'll have a lot of fun.
just beware that you don't put the wrong type of air in you tyres:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By rattis
Talking To all trolls and revisionists and infidels

Just to ruin your day: my GSA LC now with 3000 miles on the odo is running really well and no catastrophic failures at all.
It's hardly believable taking in consideration the utter incompetence of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,640
Posted By rattis
Thumb I am, as they in the dungeons in Life of Brian, a...

I am, as they in the dungeons in Life of Brian, a lucky bastard.
I've got one of each world and a mix of the two would make all other makers of motorcycles soil their underwear!
The LC8 engine is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By rattis
Get a donkey! This very question has been...

Get a donkey!
This very question has been rehashed ad nauseam and the Moco will never go back, why should they?
A few revisionists here and there is not a viable market for them.
Get a carbed old...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,640
Posted By rattis
What balderdash! KTM missile indeed. The...

What balderdash! KTM missile indeed.
The missile is in you right hand, on that side there's a thing called throttle when you twist it the motor starts going faster and the bike with it and when...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,640
Posted By rattis
Talking You're going to miss the engine and the gearbox...

You're going to miss the engine and the gearbox and not having to worry about splines and final drives.
The1150 inn good nik is a god bike though, albeit a bit heavy.
Go where your soul tells...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,920
Posted By rattis
Good Lord go get a dick enhancement or get laid...

Good Lord go get a dick enhancement or get laid or something you seem to have a lot of unspent testosterone and need to get it out somehow.
If you troll on a BMW forum and expect to get away...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,920
Posted By rattis
Talking Bitchin'

If you can't mix up fantasies, heresay, general bullshit and such likes with hard facts a lot of people would have very little to say.
But to be sure I now carry 2 complete final drives when I go...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,315
Posted By rattis
Thumb +205

+205
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,920
Posted By rattis
Revisionists and non believers

Hilarious, ABS is crap ESA is crap BMW should put all it's knowledge into an updated 1150.
A lot of moaning over something the Moco will not give a single fuck about!
It's all very easy, you don't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By rattis
Question Dead

after having installed an opena air filter SW and new jets and new plugs the 950 SER will only fire on the rear cylinder.:cry
There's an occasional firing but basically not running well.
hints and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By rattis
Thumb Plug

it, dear Henry, well plug it dear Henry.
Put a piece of aluminium in the lathe and make a plug, there's a crossover at least on the 950 SE, should get you around Iceland and back.
WOT might be a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By rattis
Question Not fire

Hi all
I changed the jetting because I put in a SW7 ITG air filter.
The jets were changed according to instructions i also checked my valve clearances and put in new spark plugs.
Time to start up...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,867
Posted By rattis
Thumb Worried

How little trust you have to worry about that measly sum.
Normal people are honest, I sent almost 10000 $ to a man I'd never met before to buy me a motor bike , half across the world.
That man is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By rattis
less is more

that volume that high up and that far back filled up with stuff you don't need will do wonders for stability :D
Forum: Latin America 07-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By rattis
Question Scrap

could I sell my 990 adv in Chile as spare parts? Looking for some 4-5 thousand for the whole bike.
Forum: Latin America 07-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By rattis
hi how much to Conus/ California?

hi how much to Conus/ California?
Forum: Latin America 07-01-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By rattis
Thumb Salta

hi there's a KTM place in Salta in Argie, they seem nice :rofl
And they helped me out in January:freaky
Forum: Latin America 07-01-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By rattis
Question Tyres

I need some new rubbers for my 990 ADV, what are the prices like in Uruguay.
Will tyres be cheaper in Europe?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By rattis
I've got a 990 2007 with 35000 miles and it...

I've got a 990 2007 with 35000 miles and it shifts like a dream.
sure beats the hell out the BMW but then again about the frontbrakes it's the other way around.:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,352
Posted By rattis
2014 GSA 3 weeks 2600 miles no problems ...

2014 GSA
3 weeks
2600 miles
no problems
but it is NOISY
Would probably buy another one, goes like a bomb.:clap
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