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Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By Bluesilver
South Africa- KTM shop closed, loads of new parts for sale!

So many new parts........:eek1

http://www.gumtree.co.za/a-motorcycles-scooters/george/ktm-parts/1001187216540910332171209
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Bluesilver
KTM 1290 RC now Possibility

Ducati have done it again and history has shown that Ducati dictate WSB tech rules so, the 1299 Duke and 1290 KTM could be facing one another on the track.

2013 KTM said they would be in WSB...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By Bluesilver
2105......:gerg

2105......:gerg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,549
Posted By Bluesilver
Agree but he's obviously going for the light...

Agree but he's obviously going for the light front wheel to "drift" over the sand and mud....:D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Bluesilver
:lol3 Fair enough.

:lol3

Fair enough.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bluesilver
Originally Posted by Johnny34...

Originally Posted by Johnny34 http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25082053#post25082053)
This thread mentions the Uni, Rottweiler...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 501,758
Posted By Bluesilver
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,051
Posted By Bluesilver
So how do you cope when it gets wet and...

So how do you cope when it gets wet and steams...last I did that on my race and road bike, it rained and I could see jack shyte from all the steam. Not to mention that the steam gets into places...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 501,758
Posted By Bluesilver
+1 You sitting above the rear cylinder and...

+1

You sitting above the rear cylinder and a bike that has a trellis frame fully expose so the heat will hit the rider, period.Short of closing off the entire sides and fitting an electric fan to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 436,342
Posted By Bluesilver
Great let us know what the dyno readout gives,...

Great let us know what the dyno readout gives, not peak HP but torque, power and A/F. :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Bluesilver
Always good to see self fixes question thou, you...

Always good to see self fixes question thou, you tried the Honda X range with DCT?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,051
Posted By Bluesilver
Don't know why people complain about this "heat...

Don't know why people complain about this "heat issue", KTM make it well known they sell toasters.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 436,342
Posted By Bluesilver
:thumb Good to hear, so many guys think...

:thumb

Good to hear, so many guys think remapping is not need with full system and filter.....:huh

Generic OEM maps are a good start, you ever think of having a custom map done on a dyno?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By Bluesilver
Before you do anything, get the airbox checked...

Before you do anything, get the airbox checked and sorted!

KTM road luggage leaks? That comes from bent lids, easy to sort out but their locks are crap, problem I had with KTM, if you go for it,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,334
Posted By Bluesilver
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 436,342
Posted By Bluesilver
With the full system, what filter you running and...

With the full system, what filter you running and remapped?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,334
Posted By Bluesilver
:huh Where the hell did I say part of the 1190 is...

:huh Where the hell did I say part of the 1190 is made in China?


By the way, in case you missed it, CFMOTO China and Bajaj India build KTM motorbikes now for export.

I'll be back in China...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,334
Posted By Bluesilver
DS bikes are changing fast so to is their...

DS bikes are changing fast so to is their definition. Dual used to be KTM 950 and GS 1150, and now.

You 100% right, I would never expect Ducati to build a hardcore DS but then again, I never...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By Bluesilver
Agree, this is why I avoided fitting the alarm,...

Agree, this is why I avoided fitting the alarm, at fully charged bike swings slow, in the cold it's a hit and run, add alarm that taps the battery 24/7 then forget it.:cry

I fitted the trickle...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Bluesilver
Ok, gotta list some downsides: CONS: ...

Ok, gotta list some downsides:


CONS:

Vibrations: yea, I know its a twin, yea, I know its a SBK motor, but damn, long stretches of 75mph vibration really takes its tole. Not just handlebars...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 49,058
Posted By Bluesilver
Agree, but this is ONLY road riding....in +40deg...

Agree, but this is ONLY road riding....in +40deg cel fully kitted up with the wife, wine country so in the valleys, I had more problems overheating from my safety kit than my legs, it became so hot I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,334
Posted By Bluesilver
That is the perception as BMW will be releasing...

That is the perception as BMW will be releasing the S1000 Dualie very soon, Honda is also bringing out new dualies so all are jumping the band wagon, Superbike sales have dropped year on year but the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bluesilver
Only done +-200km on tar since I fitted the DNA...

Only done +-200km on tar since I fitted the DNA again, in a few weeks the wife and I are doing a +2000km tour and will be out last on the 1190 then I'll check.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,334
Posted By Bluesilver
2016 sure we will see the 1290R and KTM will rule...

2016 sure we will see the 1290R and KTM will rule the power roost with the 180hp Adventure. Remember Ducati are due very soon to fit the 1199 motor which will THUMP the 1190 and all bikes in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,566,996
Posted By Bluesilver
Post in the 1190 Problem section you'll find an...

Post in the 1190 Problem section you'll find an answer much quicker.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=906504&page=62
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bluesilver
I now use the Uni lid seal and DNA filter as I do...

I now use the Uni lid seal and DNA filter as I do 90% road work, total Uni setup did not work for me and the DNA is like night and day in power delivery on the road but that lid......must seal it.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,278
Posted By Bluesilver
Hang on let be of help to the 1290 owners. ...

Hang on let be of help to the 1290 owners.

:freaky

Uniflter
http://www.uniflow.com.au/contents/en-us/d321.html

And or
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,548
Posted By Bluesilver
YE PLEASE KTM...give us the 2015 with upgraded...

YE PLEASE KTM...give us the 2015 with upgraded Black spokes, 5mm thicker seat and we'll have the PERFECT Adventure bike.:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Bluesilver
Only 2 minor differences 1) is the extra...

Only 2 minor differences

1) is the extra plastic bar across the prefilter, does nothing and does not fix the airbox problem.
2) Sidestand foot, 2013 is round and small, 2014 onwards KTM made it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Bluesilver
1190 all suffer from a poor starter design, the...

1190 all suffer from a poor starter design, the motor swings over slow as if it's under stress, most have accepted it and lived with it. KTM seem to have rectified in the 1290 SD. So what year model,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Bluesilver
[/COLOR][/SIZE] ...without the...

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...without the aftermarket industry fixing KTM defects from KTM300 starters to 1190 Airboxes, these bikes would never run.:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 155,959
Posted By Bluesilver
Hard chrome should never rust unless dirt cheap...

Hard chrome should never rust unless dirt cheap quality or pitted/chipped. I only hard chromed my Honda's classic road bikes front forks +30 years and 78 000km later...:huh...so one year...huh..I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 155,959
Posted By Bluesilver
20 000km, impressive.:evil Brake disk...

20 000km, impressive.:evil

Brake disk clicking is utter nonsense, my Aprilia did this but hey, it's Italian.:freaky

Simple question, you tried your other keys to see if your main key is not...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Bluesilver
1190 is the only bike I've not done as yet, I'd...

1190 is the only bike I've not done as yet, I'd say to avoid any "confusion", contact ROT as they work with 1190/1290 development everyday, they could give you current hard facts and support/products.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 57,829
Posted By Bluesilver
The 1290 can looks soooo much better than the...

The 1290 can looks soooo much better than the 1190 Akro have to say, just need a CF shield for any fall over as those CF shields work brilliantly protecting the pipe and bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,702
Posted By Bluesilver
Kaoko, you can't go wrong, I could ride all day...

Kaoko, you can't go wrong, I could ride all day on the 1190 and no problems bar my butt.:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Bluesilver
You will need a tune with a full system and...

You will need a tune with a full system and filter change to a free flow filter...ROT just took delivery of a box load of PCV so, they won't be buying the first batch if they did not need them.:D
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 155,959
Posted By Bluesilver
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl R&D seems to...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

R&D seems to be over but still have to do a proper +1000km ride to confirm...:pope.... I have learned DO NOT BUY A KTM 1ST YEAR model, just problems and many...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 155,959
Posted By Bluesilver
Yep, they had to , my bike spent more time at the...

Yep, they had to , my bike spent more time at the dealer than on the road.:huh

The battery, mine was 12months old and KTM replaced it blaming the poor starting on it but, was not the reason so,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 57,829
Posted By Bluesilver
No mention of power so why worry about dyno...

No mention of power so why worry about dyno charts.:huh You not going to gain anything with just a can so stick to your 3 points and buy one...I'd add thou, ability to remove the db killer/sound...
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