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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By markie_wales
I just bent the spring a little more to add some...

I just bent the spring a little more to add some extra pressure, been fine since.

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,908
Posted By markie_wales
Yup - love it, so more open to ride the trails...

Yup - love it, so more open to ride the trails than the UK



Kinda due south from Santander, but East of Bourges & Madrid, ending near Albacete, then up to Zaragoza, and then head back to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,908
Posted By markie_wales
Looking good. I'm down to Santander in 2 1/2...

Looking good. I'm down to Santander in 2 1/2 weeks then heading south. Hoping the conditions are still that nice :D

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,302
Posted By markie_wales
This. Used some medium strength tread lock. Been...

This. Used some medium strength tread lock. Been OK now for ~1 year.

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By markie_wales
KTM "Hi KTM tech support, how can I help?" ...

KTM "Hi KTM tech support, how can I help?"
Owner "I have a 990 Adv"
KTM "OK"
Owner "I am having problems with my rear brake"
KTM "You already said that"

:D

Same when I had my '06 990 ADV -...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By markie_wales
I've never done this. No always the quick...

I've never done this. No always the quick disconnect has been properly re-connected. I'd never take the SE tank off again because I didn't get the quick connect fastened properly. No idea what you...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By markie_wales
And N = W - 1, where W is the number of bikes...

And N = W - 1, where W is the number of bikes that will make you wife leave you.

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,302
Posted By markie_wales
Where the boss is on the base at the top of the...

Where the boss is on the base at the top of the rubber loop - mine has a double sided "hook" the band loops round. Looks like has been take off this one.

Not near my bike but will try and take a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,040
Posted By markie_wales
Yeah I was thinking that, I used to have an Adv...

Yeah I was thinking that, I used to have an Adv and became less badass by getting an SE :D they've probably never heard of it, or don't think their readers have!!!!

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,120
Posted By markie_wales
We must indeed :D Cheers Markie

We must indeed :D

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,120
Posted By markie_wales
I used to have an 06 Adv and switched to an SE....

I used to have an 06 Adv and switched to an SE. For my riding ability/where I ride, both the Adv and SE are very similar although I'd say the SE edges it off road and the Adv on road. On the Adv, FI...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By markie_wales
This is what I did with a mate's SE, doubt the...

This is what I did with a mate's SE, doubt the Adv is different.

Best way to check if it's the clutch switch is follow the wire down to the connector, split the connector and then jump the pins...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,908
Posted By markie_wales
Few from a recent trip in France/Spain. ...

Few from a recent trip in France/Spain.

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202013-09/DSC00550_zps789719e4.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By markie_wales
Pick a country, any country, don't tell me which one it is..

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Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By markie_wales
Excellent - glad it helped, and agree on the...

Excellent - glad it helped, and agree on the proximity to the sub frame.

Off to buy myself a London Pride tonight :D

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By markie_wales
KMC Glad it was of some use. The pressure...

KMC

Glad it was of some use. The pressure switch is in effect the bolt that goes through the banjo bolt on top of the master cylinder. It has the wire coming out of the m/c as part of it. Easy to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,815
Posted By markie_wales
Went back with a hand winch :D ...

Went back with a hand winch :D


http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/misc/27072008004Small_zps37038f3d.jpg

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By markie_wales
Not 100% of sure everything you have tried, but...

Not 100% of sure everything you have tried, but my pressure switch went on my SE. Follow wire from rear MC about 10" - 12" IIRC and there is a connector. Open this up, then with the ignition on, jump...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By markie_wales
I had the same issue and my left one was lost and...

I had the same issue and my left one was lost and replaced FOC - top guys. Replacement and still stuck on right one now have gaffer tape as well as RTV sealant. If that does not keep them on, I'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By markie_wales
On my SE I recently replaced the shaped short...

On my SE I recently replaced the shaped short hose from the "T" connector from the tank (Safari) to the inlet of the fuel pump. I got the KTM specific one as the amount of bend in it, I thought if I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By markie_wales
Heh, if I had the money and it was low...

Heh, if I had the money and it was low mileage/mint I'd buy it as a spare for when mine finally dies ;)

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By markie_wales
Official answer to the question "how many SE's built WW?"

so an answer from KTM on the perennial question of how many 950 SE's were built WW - in summary "they don't know"

Hi Mark,

I have been forwarded your email from my colleague at the Factory.
...
Forum: Europe 08-29-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By markie_wales
no problem a couple of others saw the post and...

no problem a couple of others saw the post and got the route :)

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 08-28-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By markie_wales
Thanks Guys - will give it some thought & also...

Thanks Guys - will give it some thought & also nose around wikiloc!

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 08-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By markie_wales
long shot - trails required in (central) France

Hi

Had to cancel my Spanish trip this year due to illness in the family (VERY scary, but getting better now), and ferries to Spain when my mate and I can go are now full, so looking at (central)...
Forum: Europe 08-27-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By markie_wales
if you fancy an off road route, north to south,...

if you fancy an off road route, north to south, PM me your email address :D

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 27
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Views: 1,849
Posted By markie_wales
It'll come to us all but one day[1] you'll be...

It'll come to us all but one day[1] you'll be lying on your death bed. Hopefully your kids and grand kids will pop in to say "hi Gramps". You regale them of stories of this bike you once owned. It...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,982
Posted By markie_wales
New, wooden, environmentally friendly, Touratech...

New, wooden, environmentally friendly, Touratech front stand.

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202011-09/DSC00294.jpg

Cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,302
Posted By markie_wales
yes you can - same 3 bolt fixing. In fact my...

yes you can - same 3 bolt fixing. In fact my local dealer used to fit SE cans to the Adv's as the end of the can was directed "down", which became horizontal, and gave a better look.

cheers
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 28,223
Posted By markie_wales
Norway

Luckily we saw the sign before we entered it - we took the long way over the top instead. 15 miles of tunnel would not have been fun!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By markie_wales
Don't hold me to it as I never actually needed it...

Don't hold me to it as I never actually needed it but I think it's:

60013061000 REPAIR KIT PISTON 03

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By markie_wales
The rear master cylinder on my SE stuck "on"....

The rear master cylinder on my SE stuck "on". Needed to strip out the piston, clean and reassemble. There is a rebuild kit but mine has been OK for ~4,000 miles but if it started happening regularly...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 298,302
Posted By markie_wales
Or after market lever without the "pin" that...

Or after market lever without the "pin" that activates the clutch switch. Happened to a mate with an SE. We jumped the switch and it worked fine, so initially thought it was the switch but some...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By markie_wales
Pah - all these pathetic little things - get hard...

Pah - all these pathetic little things - get hard core like me in Spain 2 years ago :rofl

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n520/markie_wales/bike%20hol%202011-09/DSC00293.jpg

wanders off,...
Forum: Europe 04-29-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By markie_wales
1) Yes it is a proper show room, it's just in an...

1) Yes it is a proper show room, it's just in an odd location! I went the first time but no XL in stock so they got one in for me (in the colour I wanted) within 2 (?) days so popped back up to them...
Forum: Europe 04-28-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By markie_wales
I'm 99% sure most of the Tatsfield branch is...

I'm 99% sure most of the Tatsfield branch is internet sales and think it's their main site. The others are more "in town".

cheers

Markie
Forum: Europe 04-26-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By markie_wales
2nd on Helmet City at Tatsfield. Got mine...

2nd on Helmet City at Tatsfield.

Got mine thee 6 (?) weeks ago. They had to order an XL in as the XXL was huge and the L was painful! So I'd check first to see if they have your size/colour...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,879
Posted By markie_wales
Daryl sent me "Seal-All Automotive, contact...

Daryl sent me "Seal-All Automotive, contact adhesive and sealant" "Gas and Oil resistant"

HTH.

cheers

Markie
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,879
Posted By markie_wales
Just got to say a big "bloody well done" & thank...

Just got to say a big "bloody well done" & thank you to all those at Cyclops Motorsports and Daryl in particular. He's been in constant contact and also managed to source me some petrol resistant...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,570,205
Posted By markie_wales
I'm slightly confused by this. 45 (UK) mpg is...

I'm slightly confused by this. 45 (UK) mpg is near-as-damn it 10 miles per litre. So if it has 19 litres before reserve, wouldn't it be ~190 miles before the light riding like this, and ~230 until...
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