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Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,726
Posted By Smithers167
See, you are a rare breed wanting to go 200 miles...

See, you are a rare breed wanting to go 200 miles without stopping. Even with my really comfortable airhawk it is nice to get off the bike and get blood flowing. Sounds crazy but on my trip to Alaska...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,726
Posted By Smithers167
Traveled all over Alaska and through Canada and...

Traveled all over Alaska and through Canada and hit about 135 till light on my smt. Had to use gas cans on one highway. The tank looks bigger than the SDR so I don't think it will be a problem.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I've wanted to see if the SD mirror will work. I...

I've wanted to see if the SD mirror will work. I like them. More angular to match the lines of KTM bikes.

Speaking of. I'm sure you all have seen the superduke touring spy shot.

Do I continue...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Do you know if the grip is specific or cut from a...

Do you know if the grip is specific or cut from a sheet?

Do you know if the rest brake is type 1?
What type is shifter and what offset for stock? (I suppose)I could email them specifically.

Do...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
That thing has all kinds of goodies. What...

That thing has all kinds of goodies. What handguards/bar end mirrors is that? Also what brake lever. Like the black and orange. Does the shifter match?
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
If you are going to mount to the side of the bike...

If you are going to mount to the side of the bike for fuel split it evenly. I brought 2 rotopax for my trip up to Alaska. Didn't go up the Dempster highway. I had one mounted to the rear rack and one...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,895
Posted By Smithers167
I don't. Sorry. The rear were the LED ones now...

I don't. Sorry. The rear were the LED ones now found on the 1190.
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,895
Posted By Smithers167
Looking at the one side picture I took I don't...

Looking at the one side picture I took I don't see anything on the fairing so I'm guessing integrated.
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,895
Posted By Smithers167
Sat on one yesterday at the Seattle motorcycle...

Sat on one yesterday at the Seattle motorcycle show. Unless they covered steel braided brake lines with rubber I'll go ahead and say they aren't braided. Nice bike though. I can't wait to get on one...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Sat on a s1000xr yesterday at the Seattle...

Sat on a s1000xr yesterday at the Seattle motorcycle show. Sorry BMW but your too heavy and too long. The tank is as long as the 1190 adventure but only 5gallon!! Thank that wide 4cyl. I felt it was...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 100,106
Posted By Smithers167
I too sat on it at the Seattle show. I agree with...

I too sat on it at the Seattle show. I agree with the seating position. I felt in the bike. I'm 6 ft. I felt that the bike was also longer than I would have liked that bike to be. The biggest thing...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Saw motorcycle.com had some new videos out today...

Saw motorcycle.com had some new videos out today of the new multi and the new s1000XR. Which looks great. Males me sad that KTM lost that sport tourer market by discontinuing the smt. The only thing...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I like the white painted trax luggage. Did you...

I like the white painted trax luggage. Did you paint the stock front fender or is it different?
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Hey Lou, regarding the clutch, your bleeding...

Hey Lou, regarding the clutch, your bleeding procedure was it using a couple big syringes or just the old fashioned pump, hold, open, close, repeat?
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I was watching the motorcycle.com video of the...

I was watching the motorcycle.com video of the new ducati scrambler and something caught my eye and I had to rewind. The tires for the bike are specially made by pirelli. No wonder their bikes cost...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I discovered that I can do that online by...

I discovered that I can do that online by clicking the tracking link. Wonder if the driver got it while still in the area and came back. :)
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Wow!! So the day I found out my clutch slave was...

Wow!! So the day I found out my clutch slave was leaking I ordered an Oberon slave cylinder from Oberon directly. Not only was it cheaper to order it from there it was scheduled to be delivered today...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I can speak from experience on the smr seat....

I can speak from experience on the smr seat. Narrower, taller, and not as comfortable. I'm going to play around with the airhawk on the smr seat.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
The cyclops h4 bulb

The cyclops h4 bulb
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Does one share this new map?

Does one share this new map?
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I also checked my clutch oil jet. Shot at through...

I also checked my clutch oil jet. Shot at through it and also poked a wire through the little hole using a wire from a wire brush.

I also noticed that my clutch slave cylinder is leaking. Bummed...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Old headlight lowbeam ...

Old headlight lowbeam
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/KTM%20SMT/IMG_20140923_110710360.jpg

Old headlight highbeam...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Well they no longer make them. If you want to...

Well they no longer make them. If you want to ride one you'll have to find one used or find a dealer who hasn't sold their 2013.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I'm hoping that my warranty dealer replaced parts...

I'm hoping that my warranty dealer replaced parts of numbers they got from my Vin lookup. I bet the dealer I had service my bike ( a dealer I chose to go to because of good reviews from other people)...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
The plugs at LKAR9bi9 not 8bi9. I think they wool...

The plugs at LKAR9bi9 not 8bi9. I think they wool still fit but might not be as hot.

Edit: so after some digging around on google and using KTM's listed part number for my year on their spare...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
So i got the bike back today and it runs great....

So i got the bike back today and it runs great. No more surging. Of course I had to call them. Thanks for reminding me Lou. I was able to get it before the shop closed. They stayed open for me since...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
My led lights arrived today. Just wished my bike...

My led lights arrived today. Just wished my bike would be back from the shop.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
No, I paid $140 for ktms filter kit which is the...

No, I paid $140 for ktms filter kit which is the two filters and a bunch of o-rings which aren't really necessary. The only one you might need is the one between the unit and the tank which was torn...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Great stuff! I was just reading over on the...

Great stuff! I was just reading over on the ktmsmt forum about the cheap airbox mod. Wishing I had more money.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Will do, also for anyone interested I just found...

Will do, also for anyone interested I just found on eBay a fuel filter set for $45. Doesn't come with all the little rings from the KTM kit but does come with one o-ring that happened to be one that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Just ordered tail lights from superbright LEDs...

Just ordered tail lights from superbright LEDs (thanks Lou) and the parking lamb bulb in LED (it burnt out) and also going to try the cyclops led h4 headlight. Also looking at smaller led turn...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
yes running an aftermarket map and I spoke with...

yes running an aftermarket map and I spoke with Kev about the altitude issue. the o2 sensors only function at low rpms, the MAP sensor will adjust for altitude. I have had no problems going over the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Heard from my dealer about the bike. They said my...

Heard from my dealer about the bike. They said my spark plugs look like crap. Says they look sooty or oily like there is carbon built up. I wish I could have seen them but they put them back in until...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,895
Posted By Smithers167
If everyone went strictly off power to weigh...

If everyone went strictly off power to weigh ratios and numbers thrown on paper we would all have the same bike, then upgrade to the next bike that beats it. But which one of you guys bought your...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Voltages look good. Even starter is getting 12v...

Voltages look good. Even starter is getting 12v when I hit the switch. But it isn't making any noise. Hopefully I'll get a friend to come help pull start it. It is a beast to push start.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
I was checking around the battery. Didn't see...

I was checking around the battery. Didn't see anything obvious. I'll check again this morning to see if it just needs to be dried out. I'll check voltages. Otherwise i will have to push start it to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Made it back home today. About 4300 miles...

Made it back home today. About 4300 miles covered. Gave it a bath and now it won't start. Just get a click from the solenoid.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
It is currently kinda loose just because I've put...

It is currently kinda loose just because I've put on 4k miles in two weeks. I've tightened it once but the dealer said my chain has more wear in some spots so it depends on where it is at when you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it...

It was only like 30 psi. And I don't think it would put that much pressure unless it was so low it the rim would hit ground or rock. When I'm ofroading in my jeep the tie pressure are really low and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 376,096
Posted By Smithers167
Gotta have photos too ...

Gotta have photos too

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r6/chrisjsmith4/Alaska%20adventure/IMG_20140823_132843229.jpg
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