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Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By The Doc
Do you ride over any bumps??

Do you ride over any bumps??
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By The Doc
Id go via Timbuktu But thats just me

Id go via Timbuktu
But thats just me
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By The Doc
The comment wasnt meant to be taken as the cause...

The comment wasnt meant to be taken as the cause to the OPs issue.
It was just meant to be a tip.

But its possible the person who did the last valve check used the 0.3mm feeler and thought he...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By The Doc
It is easy to get the wrong feel on the front...

It is easy to get the wrong feel on the front exhausts because a 0.3 mm feeler gauge is too thick to bend easily (which it needs to) and it causes a lot of drag which makes you think it's tight. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,485
Posted By The Doc
The whole immobiliser justification is a joke on...

The whole immobiliser justification is a joke on a ktm 990. If I steal a 09+ 990 I will get on eBay and buy a pre 09 990 ecu and then go to my local KTM shop and buy an 07 ignition lock which will...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 55,087
Posted By The Doc
Have you reported this to Garmin? These things...

Have you reported this to Garmin?
These things will only get fixed if we all make a big noise
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 55,087
Posted By The Doc
klinquist, I am also interested in what ways the...

klinquist, I am also interested in what ways the Montana is superior to the 590 regarding tracks.
The track capabilities are very important to me, will the 590 disappoint me?
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,900
Posted By The Doc
Laugh This thread is gonna get messy :nod

This thread is gonna get messy :nod
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,536
Posted By The Doc
What don't you like about the safaris? They...

What don't you like about the safaris?
They weigh exactly the same empty and they hold the standard 10l per side way lower than the original tank. They crash well.
And on the odd time you've got...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,597
Posted By The Doc
Im not trying to be mean Shane although it will...

Im not trying to be mean Shane although it will sound that way... I can understand why your missus left.

Just go and buy a 500EXC or a 690R or a 950SE and go riding!!! :ricky

I like...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By The Doc
This is exactly what I found. Ive had one fan...

This is exactly what I found.
Ive had one fan die (original main) and two ktm thermo switches die, hence its probably a good idea to have a manual fan switch.
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 273,754
Posted By The Doc
Thats not really a good solution, as soon as you...

Thats not really a good solution, as soon as you fill them up they're going to swell again and put pressure on all the mounts.

Take the 2 bolts out of the dash/headlight frame which bolts to the...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By The Doc
Unfortunately I had a terrible experience with...

Unfortunately I had a terrible experience with Ash's Wheels.

They made a mistake and wouldnt own upto it, tried to cover it up with lies. It cost me money to rectify.
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 531,207
Posted By The Doc
Shaun66 didnt explain it very well in the first...

Shaun66 didnt explain it very well in the first place... but as he said the air filter is not to blame.

The air box is actually made from two parts, the box itself is glued/welded to the moulding...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By The Doc
What did it end up costing?

What did it end up costing?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 33,441
Posted By The Doc
Now its all pretty you are going to have to ditch...

Now its all pretty you are going to have to ditch those mufflers!!!

Theyre too fukn heavy anyway :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By The Doc
Although technically it has merit, in the real...

Although technically it has merit, in the real world its just internal bling.

I recently we did a massive unsupported ride thru the oz desert and it was very hot, slow and soft.
I nearly put it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-10-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,272
Posted By The Doc
Obviously garmin management condone this sort of...

Obviously garmin management condone this sort of business practice but the mind boggles as to why. They have the capability to get it right but consciously choose not to.
You would think one of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,614
Posted By The Doc
Ive gotta say that is the ugliest, dodgiest,...

Ive gotta say that is the ugliest, dodgiest, unprofessional modification I've ever seen on a 990.

You should me ashamed of yourself :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-03-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,812
Posted By The Doc
The spare battery fits and clicks into the 12v...

The spare battery fits and clicks into the 12v charger by itself, it doesnt need the radio to be attached to it.

If the riding conditions are rough enough it can jump out so I made a piece of...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,812
Posted By The Doc
Im not sure why everyone is obsessed with hard...

Im not sure why everyone is obsessed with hard wiring the UHF.
The 078 comes with two batteries, one battery easily lasts more than a day and even two days if you're not very social. Plenty of time...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 18,356
Posted By The Doc
Yep split it.... Just like G Spot. I dont...

Yep split it.... Just like G Spot.

I dont see it as us and them, its just logical to keep each bike in their own area.
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 285,400
Posted By The Doc
Not in the last few years :lol3 ...

Not in the last few years :lol3


http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad141/adventurerides/ADV%20Rider/P1181822.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 285,400
Posted By The Doc
Burnett River crossing out of Goodnight Scrub? ...

Burnett River crossing out of Goodnight Scrub?

Ive never seen it that dry, when was that?
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,260
Posted By The Doc
Yes it was a great trip and I guess there's a...

Yes it was a great trip and I guess there's a great story to tell but I think the know it all wankers on here have turned me off sharing it. Although the Hay River was only a small part of the trip I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,260
Posted By The Doc
Your two last photos looked familiar so I had a...

Your two last photos looked familiar so I had a look at a RR I did once :lol3


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4WDer shows me where the gaps in the log bridge are, they wanted to push the bike across but I said...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,260
Posted By The Doc
Ain't that the truth!! The best medicine is...

Ain't that the truth!!

The best medicine is to start planning another :evil

Good write up Pete and nice to meet you.
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,027
Posted By The Doc
hey mate theres a hooker advertizing in the local...

hey mate theres a hooker advertizing in the local paper, she says shes hot, can you slip around and have a quick look for me?
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 531,207
Posted By The Doc
Motul 600/660

Motul 600/660
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,754
Posted By The Doc
Where the Safaris hold the fuel is way better...

Where the Safaris hold the fuel is way better than having the fuel over the arse end. Any weight behind the rear axle line will give you trouble. I know that sounds strange when comparing how one...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 32,844
Posted By The Doc
Cool2 Well fuck me there certainly is a lot of experts...

Well fuck me there certainly is a lot of experts on here isn't there.
I'm apart of the group this thread is dedicated to. I haven't bothered to read to much of this but given that I probably read...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,543
Posted By The Doc
leaving on the 5th with 7 bikes, taking a short...

leaving on the 5th with 7 bikes, taking a short cut to Phillip Is. via Hay R. QAA Line, Flinders, Murray Sunset, Wyperfield, Grampians, Otway and any other shit tracks we can find :eek1

No...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,543
Posted By The Doc
I guess youve done your research but the average...

I guess youve done your research but the average speed of a vehicle is only 25kph compared to nearly 50kph on a bike, so for every hour you ride you are gonna have to wait another hour in the sun for...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,543
Posted By The Doc
Which tree are you going to pull up under during...

Which tree are you going to pull up under during the middle of the day?


Do you have back up vehicles?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 355,511
Posted By The Doc
Hey guys this has been the best thread Ive ever...

Hey guys this has been the best thread Ive ever read on ADV. awesome work!

I've got a couple of questions.

I presume the underdrive gearing is allowed to "happen" inside the front hub due to...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,371
Posted By The Doc
Youre a fuckwit !!!!!

Youre a fuckwit !!!!!
Forum: Australia 04-01-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 19,964
Posted By The Doc
That was us Rocky guys. 4 days of full on riding!...

That was us Rocky guys. 4 days of full on riding!
Mungungo to Calliope via Kroombit this arvo, 150km 8 hrs
Forum: Australia 12-05-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 96,950
Posted By The Doc
Bad timiing, I'm heading to Brisvegas tomorrow...

Bad timiing, I'm heading to Brisvegas tomorrow night to get a new set of wheels. Otherwise I'd be heading up to Bowen River as well.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By The Doc
This photo taken in April was at the turn that...

This photo taken in April was at the turn that Wiggly referenced about 12 k east of HG on the QLD side.
Im not sure if its the same "new" road that Dave just spoke about. When I was there, there...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 96,950
Posted By The Doc
Maybe the ORANGE recomendation was abit premature...

Maybe the ORANGE recomendation was abit premature

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