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Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,392
Posted By ChrisK7
Just called the local shop and they said they're...

Just called the local shop and they said they're waiting on a valve cover gasket set so they can check the valves. KTM told them to check the valves first. They have never been checked in 13K miles....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,392
Posted By ChrisK7
13K miles, sealed up the stock air box right from...

13K miles, sealed up the stock air box right from the get go when new but still managed to get dust in.
Re routed the temp. sensor wire, was in the wrong place from the factory.
At around 12K the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
Thank you very much my friend. I missed that one...

Thank you very much my friend. I missed that one somehow.
Sounds like my valves are more than likely the reason my bike won't start. 13K miles and they have not been checked yet. :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
Well once again my 14 1190R is dead in the...

Well once again my 14 1190R is dead in the water.
Rode the White Rim Trail at Moab two-up with the wife.
Bike ran perfect. Got back to the motel shut down the bike and noticed smoke coming from...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,116
Posted By ChrisK7
In Ouray CO now. Going to hit a few trails around...

In Ouray CO now. Going to hit a few trails around here Wednesday then head towards Taos on Thursday.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 65,767
Posted By ChrisK7
Couldn't agree more, LOVE my Wings shorty. :clap

Couldn't agree more, LOVE my Wings shorty. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,116
Posted By ChrisK7
My wife and I are leaving NE Oregon on the 13th,...

My wife and I are leaving NE Oregon on the 13th, heading to Moab for a few days then maybe over towards Ouray or Lake City area in CO. for a couple days, then down towards Taos for the rally.
Will...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,116
Posted By ChrisK7
Yes, generally KTM pro riders do in fact guide...

Yes, generally KTM pro riders do in fact guide the rides both on and off pavement.
They also usually have riding or wrenching clinics too.

I've been to 7 of the rallies so far and they get...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
I had the exact same thing happen to me a few...

I had the exact same thing happen to me a few weeks ago in Durango.
Took it to the Durango KTM dealer and they let me use their plug wrenches to pull the plug because I thought it may just be...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 65,767
Posted By ChrisK7
I have the shorty Wings and my buddy has the...

I have the shorty Wings and my buddy has the Arrow Ti. I can attest that the Arrow looks to be just as good of quality as the Wings. Either one is top notch quality, just pick your poison. The Arrow...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,041
Posted By ChrisK7
I'm in. :clap You guy's going to hit the KTM...

I'm in. :clap
You guy's going to hit the KTM rally in Taos Sept. 19-21?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
If you go to the Touratech web page they have a...

If you go to the Touratech web page they have a bunch of photos of them in both colors.
:D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
Yep pretty well said.

Yep pretty well said.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
No I couldn't hear the pump so I'm figuring it is...

No I couldn't hear the pump so I'm figuring it is a fuel pump issue.
No codes were thrown though.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
I was down in Durango CO. last week and had...

I was down in Durango CO. last week and had problems with my 1190r.
Came out of the motel in the morning, went to start the bike, ran just briefly then quit.
Could smell fumes like it was flooded,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
Very well said and my thoughts exactly. :thumb

Very well said and my thoughts exactly. :thumb
Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By ChrisK7
Hello Max, I'll be in and around CO at the end of...

Hello Max, I'll be in and around CO at the end of the month. Maybe we'll see each other again. I am the one with the KTM 1190R Adv. that was at the rally in Enterprise with Lee (Maverick)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,412
Posted By ChrisK7
I never did both times I've been on the route....

I never did both times I've been on the route. Never really thought about it and never was questioned by anyone either.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
Pretty much how I feel about my R model. I have...

Pretty much how I feel about my R model. I have ridden both models and actually preferred the R for the street as well.
I just like the standard taller seat so I put a Touratech tall seat on my R...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,594,280
Posted By ChrisK7
Sounds like you may have a pin hole in the rubber...

Sounds like you may have a pin hole in the rubber strip over the spokes. This happened to someone else I know.
I personally like the tubeless setup. I've already plugged the rear tire on my bike 3...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
I see my TC light every time I ride it. :D

I see my TC light every time I ride it. :D
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 151,429
Posted By ChrisK7
Wow, that was quick. Got my new wide angle lens...

Wow, that was quick. Got my new wide angle lens covers and replacement light bracket in a couple days from Cyclops.

These covers aren't just some cheap piece of plastic with reflectors in them....
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 151,429
Posted By ChrisK7
I bought a set of the Long Range Optimus LED...

I bought a set of the Long Range Optimus LED Auxiliary light Round Part Number CIL-OPR110 and the mounting bracket broke on one of them from vibration. I was wondering if I can get another set of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
Yes the Touratech seat (high version) is higher...

Yes the Touratech seat (high version) is higher than the R seat. About 2 cm ( .8 inches)
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3536/PN-371-591X/Single-Piece-Comfort-Sport-Seat-KTM-1190-Adventure-R
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
It is the Touratech single piece high/breathable...

It is the Touratech single piece high/breathable version. I love it other than the price.
No issues at all with it. Very comfortable. I averaged 481 miles a day for 8 days with some 600+ mile days...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
On a 3800 mile trip around the block all loaded...

On a 3800 mile trip around the block all loaded up. https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/q79/s720x720/10313805_10204122736807516_8652152628058155489_n.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 86,875
Posted By ChrisK7
count me in

count me in
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
One other thing, with the TKC front and K-60 rear...

One other thing, with the TKC front and K-60 rear on it now it sure turns in quick. Feels like a totally different bike. Much more nimble and lighter feeling.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
It measures right at 22 3/4 inches from the top...

It measures right at 22 3/4 inches from the top of the pegs to the top of the lowest part of the seat. They advertise it as being 2 cm ( .8 inches) higher than standard....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
I'm really hoping to get this Thurs, and Fri, off...

I'm really hoping to get this Thurs, and Fri, off work or I'll likely miss most of the Expo. I have to travel from N.E. Oregon to get there.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
No, I'm afraid I sponsor them. :lol3

No, I'm afraid I sponsor them. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t...

https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t1.0-9/72154_10204088013859464_6283361649898830718_n.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
Got the new tires mounted up ready for the first...

Got the new tires mounted up ready for the first vacation next week. Heading toward AZ. to the Overland Expo. :clap
After installing the Touratech high seat I find that the touring windscreen works...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
Mine did that the other day after I washed it. I...

Mine did that the other day after I washed it. I thought I just got some water in something.
I usually blow dry it off with the shop vac in the blower mode to get as much water blown out of all the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
I just bought the 2cm higher version with the...

I just bought the 2cm higher version with the breathable cover for my 1190R model. Build, quality, looks, and initial feel is outstanding. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
I had the same similar problems with my new 2012...

I had the same similar problems with my new 2012 SMT after only 4K miles.
It turned out to be the fuel filters.
I just removed them from the bottom of the tank, cleaned them out in a can of...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 569,957
Posted By ChrisK7
That is what I have been lead to believe also.

That is what I have been lead to believe also.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 458,427
Posted By ChrisK7
The 21" TKC front tires have a smaller tread...

The 21" TKC front tires have a smaller tread block design than the other smaller diameter tires TKC tires. They work very well, I've been running them for years on my Adventure bikes.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 172,724
Posted By ChrisK7
Agreed, check out the fuel filter. On my 2012 SMT...

Agreed, check out the fuel filter. On my 2012 SMT I had the same symptoms an it ended up being a clogged fuel filter with only 5K on the clock. I took it out, pulled the filter assembly apart and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 100,358
Posted By ChrisK7
Very well said, I agree. Very much enjoyed this...

Very well said, I agree. Very much enjoyed this topic.
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