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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,015
Posted By braaap!
Talking good on you mate!! looking good, nice clean op...

good on you mate!! looking good, nice clean op wound... remember, what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger...
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
good cross post! I followed this and Chuckracer's...

good cross post! I followed this and Chuckracer's thread. The pod filter has enormous benefits but sans airbox engine and radiator heat swamp the intakes.

There's been enough said about IAT's to...
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
Thanks for the detail and yer correct on the...

Thanks for the detail and yer correct on the geography.
I am now at 172F / 175R, still on 45's and 2.0
out on the Flex-jets... Is still snappy off idle
and pulls pretty clean up thru to WOT...
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
It's out of the rear jug...

It's out of the rear jug...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
On the back of advice from Pete640, have gone up...

On the back of advice from Pete640, have gone up on the mains (F172 / R175) and left all other settings same...
Ran out of spanner time today but test ride early tomorrow, HoHo!
Thanks, will report...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-PF...

http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-PF89VSN/0/M/Plug%20R-M.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-PF89VSN/A)

Sure doesn't look rich to me... if anything perhaps a touch...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
Thanks Chuck!! I have read your comments in the...

Thanks Chuck!! I have read your comments in the past and was going to drop back to the 42's as a start... My bum dyno tells me the jetting's close and a plug inspection this morning will assist (as...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
Thanks SW! Um 'Hang idle'... like the revs not...

Thanks SW!
Um 'Hang idle'... like the revs not falling back to a normal steady idle?.. Slightly.

After setting the revs following (filter /jets) fitting at around 1500rpm... during riding, it...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
Snappy...but Hot!

So, as per SW7 base settings...

ITG filter (at the mo' unoiled... riding round city, at sea level).
45 Pilots
FP needles in middle clip (thin washer below / thick at top)
4mm float height (F&R)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By braaap!
That's neat, I was expecting to see hot glue,...

That's neat, I was expecting to see hot glue, cable ties or fencing wire.. At least the tape isn't (BMW) blue :)

Good to know they can be repaired cause the new part ain't cheap! Nice one.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By braaap!
I reckon that's the funniest self reproach I've...

I reckon that's the funniest self reproach I've heard for a long while!
We need pics!
I've got a buggered TPS (spare) too... see if I can meet your bodge benchmark :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11,213
Views: 2,393,435
Posted By braaap!
and... scoured the pipe clean? bloody hell, mine...

and... scoured the pipe clean? bloody hell, mine hasnt / doesn't look like that ever... mmm much more 'blue' :)

I might be a bit lean...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
AMEN! woohoo!!!!!!!!

AMEN! woohoo!!!!!!!!
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,360
Posted By braaap!
Kaboom! Thanks SW, what a transformation....

Kaboom!

Thanks SW, what a transformation. Anybody who is sitting on the fence regarding the changeover should just bite the bullet and give it a go! Amazing change in engine behaviour and...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Well bugger me! Sporting Wood filter, jet...

Well bugger me!

Sporting Wood filter, jet and needle kit etc, air box and anti pollution shite be damned.

Rode home from work just now and the bike is so totally different!
OMFG!

launched...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By braaap!
Fuckin midgets... There everywhere, sneaky little...

Fuckin midgets... There everywhere, sneaky little bastards!


:D
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,983
Posted By braaap!
Anzac day 59... Be interesting to see if after...

Anzac day 59... Be interesting to see if after 55yrs how many of us have reverted to 'bald, fat and ugly' just like when we arrived :)
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,015
Posted By braaap!
Hi JDeks! Good news that you're now on the...

Hi JDeks!
Good news that you're now on the mend. I can only imagine what a shitfight it's been, take care and do what you know is best for both your arms and your head...

A 12yo scotch, looking...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,078
Posted By braaap!
Hey Dave! what's with that ugly screen?.. won't...

Hey Dave! what's with that ugly screen?.. won't make it go any faster :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By braaap!
nice story and memories McC'n! Hear that...

nice story and memories McC'n!

Hear that Jeff Curley is still waiting on 'back order' parts from P & G... imperial old shite!
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Thankyou Gents, good info and insight very much...

Thankyou Gents, good info and insight very much appreciated.
OFB, I thought same. My first thought... but I really like the badge facing out!
Poppy, thanks for the pics, will compare when I gut...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By braaap!
good stuff vinyard!! great pics of a choice part...

good stuff vinyard!! great pics of a choice part of the country.

Love the neat pillow stowage idea. A night's rest without a real pillow is just shit :)
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Akrapovic repacking?

Gentlemen, I've got a 2-1 exhaust system with single Akra muffler, no idea how many kms the muffler has been on the bike but was wondering how often others repack?..
I've never heard an Akra from...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 58,156
Posted By braaap!
Hi Rob! Appreciate the discount offer, I look...

Hi Rob!
Appreciate the discount offer, I look forward to having that 'peace of mind' stored away on the bike for the inevitable...
cheers!
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By braaap!
Massimo Tamburini was a Motorcycle designer par...

Massimo Tamburini was a Motorcycle designer par excellence... Mr Morton is talented, yes, but a mere stylist.
This is no more an MV than a rehashed Benelli Tre... USW.

M. Tamburini gave us 'Less...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By braaap!
And a pipe :) Fuckin bones and skin don't...

And a pipe :)

Fuckin bones and skin don't heal like they used to... Which is a shit!
BTW, nice ride SBSP... It wil be worth it.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Thanks Pete, I've ordered some from CJ. Dug...

Thanks Pete, I've ordered some from CJ.
Dug around in the HOW an found they're reputedly... D6.3 x 1.3mm which is an odd sizing. Might call ShowandGo today on the off chance. :1drink
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
40,000kms.... Mine's an 04 and a tad over that,...

40,000kms.... Mine's an 04 and a tad over that, wonder if there is some correlation in the Km's and surging issues? Wear and tear perhaps. Remember my 640 at the same Kms showed signs of needle wear...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
That was me! All good info there, as a matter of...

That was me! All good info there, as a matter of interest, what sort of mileage have you got on yours BC?
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Hi Pete! wouldn't have a spare o-ring around...

Hi Pete!

wouldn't have a spare o-ring around you could measure up, see if I can source locally?
Or are they that special dimensionally?... :huh
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
That's a long list of mods RG! Hmmm, I really...

That's a long list of mods RG! Hmmm, I really like the Rade water tank idea! Haven't followed that thread to close, how many litres and can you still retain the std seat lock release mech?...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
ah ha! Be interested in your thoughts following...

ah ha! Be interested in your thoughts following the install Ross, I'm going for a Sporting Woods ITG setup. It'd be interesting to compare notes with you and Pete seeing as we're all at sea level......
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
And any idea how the Rottweiler filter compares...

And any idea how the Rottweiler filter compares to Sporting Woods ITG setup?
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Thanks Pete! I love how the manual simply states...

Thanks Pete! I love how the manual simply states "remove the carburettors from the air box..." Pheh!
S'pose getting them out and back in gets easier with practise...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,555
Posted By braaap!
Carby works FFS

Had the surging problem rear its head a while back... so pulled everything apart, carbs out on the bench (fuckin TPS disconnected duh!) and discovered a diaphram that simply wouldn't seat properly in...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,835
Posted By braaap!
a fire... a big one...

a fire... a big one...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,874
Posted By braaap!
and I thought only cops wore sunglasses in their...

and I thought only cops wore sunglasses in their helmets... heaven forbid the thought of an 'off' wearing glasses... helmets rotate and move around a lot in a dynamic impact... Non scientific data...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,853
Posted By braaap!
Yeah but those low guards are killers... Paging...

Yeah but those low guards are killers... Paging Slater and Gordon...
:D
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By braaap!
Tried that method on greasy shit clay road, in...

Tried that method on greasy shit clay road, in the rain out near Pooncarie and I blew my 'fooffer' valve.
If yer feet can't get purchase, it turns into a slapstick routine except with tears and rude...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,055
Posted By braaap!
Hmmm! need some advice, the bike is an 04, carbs...

Hmmm! need some advice, the bike is an 04, carbs are out and on the bench... So I measure 4.99V on the blue wire (at the rear of the connector) on the TPS, good!

Hook the multimeter between the...
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