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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By charlie264
Order yourself an OEM, the lc8's do not like...

Order yourself an OEM, the lc8's do not like restrictive filters. Lay the bike on its side and change....that would be my first process of elimination.
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By charlie264
Did you replace the oil filter.....If so OEM.

Did you replace the oil filter.....If so OEM.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By charlie264
Most importantly is to install using the axle as...

Most importantly is to install using the axle as reference, irrespective of how high or low the forks sit in the clamp. At rest install both legs, loosen one leg and install the axle, move the leg...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By charlie264
Award winning crap design by KTM...what's the WP...

Award winning crap design by KTM...what's the WP design like on the new 1190's....Shirley not.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By charlie264
I've never known any gudgeon pins to be an...

I've never known any gudgeon pins to be an interference fit....I've always removed the clips and pushed new ones in on assembly, needle nose pliers or small screwdriver to remove.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By charlie264
Always check the oil of a dry sump motor after...

Always check the oil of a dry sump motor after operating temp (ride). Use that procedure as a basis, plenty of oil in LC8's. Better to under-fill a little then to overfill, which has more potential...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By charlie264
Guy in Vendors who sells the KTM military spec...

Guy in Vendors who sells the KTM military spec folding mirrors.....good compromise.

http://product-images.highwire.com/4518933/4518892-1612666.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,989
Posted By charlie264
I've got an SE, and think the same about a late...

I've got an SE, and think the same about a late 990R.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,976
Posted By charlie264
The new 1290 is listed at 16,000 here in the UK,...

The new 1290 is listed at 16,000 here in the UK, a low mileage/last of the 2012 990 Adv's are around 8,000.

How is this new bike twice the bike? Honda are launching a new Africa Twin...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By charlie264
:huh Interesting. Damage due to heat because...

:huh Interesting.

Damage due to heat because of no oil if different low oil pressure...That's certainly a new one for HOW.

Well done for finding the cause. :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By charlie264
You could take a nice ride down to Wool in...

You could take a nice ride down to Wool in Dorset.

http://www.woolbridgemotorcycles.co.uk/

Bob was BMW/KTM dealer mechanic. Kyle was KTM dealer mechanic....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By charlie264
My pump died, got a Mitsubishi looky from flea...

My pump died, got a Mitsubishi looky from flea bay....Installed the Dr's points.....pump definitely clicks slower than oem ....put it down to pump. Pipe fittings are larger, not noticed any...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By charlie264
:lol3 Yep, its an expensive learning...

:lol3

Yep, its an expensive learning process....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By charlie264
Very lucky...:wink:

Very lucky...:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By charlie264
Try it with the fuel lines connected, don't...

Try it with the fuel lines connected, don't operated it with no liquid....don't connect directly to battery, needs ecu....check fuel pump relay.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By charlie264
If room impact driver...

If room impact driver...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 59,131
Posted By charlie264
http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/...

http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/2015-crf1000-africa-twin-561x420.jpg?w=640
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By charlie264
Lots of brake pistons don't have a dust...

Lots of brake pistons don't have a dust cap....ride.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By charlie264
If it was running on one cylinder you'd know it....

If it was running on one cylinder you'd know it. Maybe time to check carbs, clean, check choke circuit and clean or replace plugs....

Coils normally break down when hot....not cold.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,176
Posted By charlie264
Train cargo, then a flight.....? It sound like a...

Train cargo, then a flight.....? It sound like a two stroke with bad reed valves or crank seal gone. Have you checked the FI bodies and gaiters for leaks....If its a FI electronic issue...where to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,176
Posted By charlie264
That is not a good advertisement for...

That is not a good advertisement for KTM....battery sounds tired, I'd head for the nearest KTM dealer......

Sell the bike and pick a used 950....:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,363
Posted By charlie264
I did my research, phone calls, finances in place...

I did my research, phone calls, finances in place then set off to buy me a new BMW HP2 E, when I got home I had a piece of paper stating I had put down a deposit and I would have the next available...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By charlie264
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/...

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Valves/valve_adjustment.html

Make or buy a locking pin.

Use a torch, line up and use the locking pin, reposition the cam to marks at TDC, remove pin,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By charlie264
Option 2.

Option 2.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By charlie264
Boiling coolant because of voids extracts a lot...

Boiling coolant because of voids extracts a lot of heat energy....might be lucky. Also the lc8 has a large oil capacity, being dry sump....

For the temp sensor (radiator fitted) to show...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,112
Posted By charlie264
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By charlie264
Yep, no master-link is going to save in the field...

Yep, no master-link is going to save in the field without the right tools, unless you use a split link, advisable to carry a spare.

I wont lend my chain tool to, a) don't know what they are doing,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,416
Posted By charlie264
I doubt he'll use the broken bit, just build new.

I doubt he'll use the broken bit, just build new.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,416
Posted By charlie264
Get a nice new clean M6, thread it in and get...

Get a nice new clean M6, thread it in and get your tig man to weld it with the bolt in place...You wont need to drill and tap.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,416
Posted By charlie264
Isn't the OEM spacer plastic?

Isn't the OEM spacer plastic?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,302
Posted By charlie264
:dunno

:dunno
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,302
Posted By charlie264
I have a pdf of a group test done by BIKE,...

I have a pdf of a group test done by BIKE, Adv990, GSA1200, HP2 E and SE R. If someone can post.

The SE won.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By charlie264
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=92...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920549
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,706
Posted By charlie264
Is that AUS$?

Is that AUS$?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By charlie264
I would suspect it was never tightened correctly...

I would suspect it was never tightened correctly in the first place. Removing um is normally the issue.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,706
Posted By charlie264
Book price means nothing, something is worth...

Book price means nothing, something is worth whatever someone is willing to pay. What would it cost new now...2500 miles is partially run in....

Made for two years....same goes for the HP2E.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,254
Posted By charlie264
I'm still using original washer....7 years on....

I'm still using original washer....7 years on. Annealing reconditions the copper to soft and malleable....like new.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,372
Posted By charlie264
Clean clutch jet, check clutch booster and bleed...

Clean clutch jet, check clutch booster and bleed clutch system/replace. LC8 changes gear like a Honda.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,254
Posted By charlie264
Yep, the oil will find its naturally level...

Yep, the oil will find its naturally level eventually, if the cylinders are part of that....eventually. Someone packed our lawn mower at a 45% angle last winter....thick oil so only solution was to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,254
Posted By charlie264
Leave it like that for a few hours, have the 4x4...

Leave it like that for a few hours, have the 4x4 on standby....or better safe then sorry....:deal
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