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Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Man, I'd be real careful with the RTV in there --...

Man, I'd be real careful with the RTV in there -- you're just asking for FOD.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 398,533
Posted By reenmachine
Oh no...:eek1

Oh no...:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,685
Posted By reenmachine
What's the problem now?

What's the problem now?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,474
Posted By reenmachine
It's a simple 1-button removal. As far as...

It's a simple 1-button removal.

As far as the power goes, that depends on how you wire it up! Wire it right to the battery and it'll stay on. Wire it to a keyed hot and it'll turn off. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,685
Posted By reenmachine
I also beg to differ with my Pelicans from...

I also beg to differ with my Pelicans from Caribou. Yes, they ride high, but they handle great regardless, and you're less likely to trap a leg under one.

36L each and narrower than the bars.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 398,533
Posted By reenmachine
Sounds just like my dad. Shooting since...

Sounds just like my dad. Shooting since childhood, military career, and was a professional drag racer in the late 60s. Lots of hearing problems now.

He realized it and raised us to protect our...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
I have the R windshield on my std and love it. ...

I have the R windshield on my std and love it. It doesn't smooth everything out for me but it's better than the turbulence of the stocker. The air hits right at the bottom of my helmet but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 398,533
Posted By reenmachine
Just to chime in, I'm a mechanical engineer (in...

Just to chime in, I'm a mechanical engineer (in the USA) and where I work we use the metric system almost exclusively. The only time we deviate is when interfacing with certain industry partners who...
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,423
Posted By reenmachine
Seriously guys, this is pointless. The only...

Seriously guys, this is pointless. The only information that has ever been found is in this thread and there's no benefit in continuing to beat a dead horse and hurl insults.

The thread should be...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,993
Posted By reenmachine
You burned that TKC80 off pretty quickly -- how...

You burned that TKC80 off pretty quickly -- how many miles did you get out of it? You just did a long road trip, right? Did it just get squared off on the slab?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 398,533
Posted By reenmachine
This was my experience as well. Replacing the...

This was my experience as well. Replacing the OEM battery was the best thing I ever did for this bike.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,474
Posted By reenmachine
Just to provide some balance, I just completed a...

Just to provide some balance, I just completed a 1275-mile trip over three riding days between sea level and 10,000', 32F to 100F, on and off road without a single issue with the 590. :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
It's a widespread issue... ...

It's a widespread issue...





...like 100%.
Forum: Face plant 06-24-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,423
Posted By reenmachine
Now you have to try to stir it up here. What's...

Now you have to try to stir it up here. What's your problem? Not enough love as a child?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 398,533
Posted By reenmachine
Short version for the research-impaired: ...

Short version for the research-impaired:

There were a handful of fork failures on the older 650 on bikes that were seeing extreme use. The forks were reinforced and the problem went away.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,993
Posted By reenmachine
Nothing new on the K60s? My stock TA2Ks are...

Nothing new on the K60s? My stock TA2Ks are wearing fast...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
It's just the reluctor wheels.

It's just the reluctor wheels.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,474
Posted By reenmachine
You can do this on the 590.

You can do this on the 590.
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 739,858
Posted By reenmachine
I already owned the Caribou Pelican Storm 36L...

I already owned the Caribou Pelican Storm 36L cases for my BMW, so I opted to try them on the 1190 for just the cost of the Hepco-Becker racks.

The positioning may be somewhat unusual, but they...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,855
Posted By reenmachine
At Tenaya Lake on my 1,275 mile tour of Sierra...

At Tenaya Lake on my 1,275 mile tour of Sierra passes this past weekend.

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/M9UUdUJ.jpg" width="1280">
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,685
Posted By reenmachine
Caribou

I already owned the Caribou Pelican Storm 36L cases for my BMW, so I opted to try them on the 1190 for just the cost of the Hepco-Becker racks.

Say what you will about the positioning, but they...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Not sure what mount you're looking at, but the SW...

Not sure what mount you're looking at, but the SW Motech mount for the 1190 isn't anywhere near the ignition. It puts the GPS in the same place the KTM mount would, with the added benefit of picking...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Yes, you essentially don't use the mount's "quick...

Yes, you essentially don't use the mount's "quick release" functionality with a setup like mine, but that mechanism doesn't compromise the stiffness. The Garmin motorcycle mount cradle fastens to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
I routed everything behind the cluster and...

I routed everything behind the cluster and under/next to the tank on the right side to get the bundle under the seat, which took some doing. I'm telling myself I'll take the tank off sometime and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
I purchased the SW-Motech quick-release GPS mount...

I purchased the SW-Motech quick-release GPS mount for the 1190 from Twisted Throttle and it is excellent. Easy installation and very secure -- it's as solid as the rest of the instrument cluster. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,474
Posted By reenmachine
Love how you put this. :rofl I do the same...

Love how you put this. :rofl I do the same thing for the same reason.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,855
Posted By reenmachine
Huh. Are you in the US? I ordered mine from my...

Huh. Are you in the US? I ordered mine from my local dealer on May 23 and it arrived on June 1.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,855
Posted By reenmachine
I just bought the R screen for my S -- it was...

I just bought the R screen for my S -- it was less than $40 and totally worth it. I'll still use the stock screen (or maybe get a Puig) for touring/inclement weather but the R screen is nicer in our...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,855
Posted By reenmachine
The Touratech ones look good, but are too...

The Touratech ones look good, but are too expensive and don't last long enough.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
How do you know that this is related to dust in...

How do you know that this is related to dust in the airbox vs. the myriad other possible causes? Just playing devil's advocate.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Mine is usually pretty good, and ends up within...

Mine is usually pretty good, and ends up within 1-2 mpg of what I calculate. I can get 45 mpg or a little better cruising rural roads at 50-60 mph and my usual tank ripping around the city and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 374,855
Posted By reenmachine
That's two R models in a row with miniature...

That's two R models in a row with miniature women. Do they come with them? I didn't get one with my Std. :(:
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
I understand floating rotors. As you state, they...

I understand floating rotors. As you state, they are designed to float axially (L-R). OP implied that his are shifting circumferentially (rotating).
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Bummer. I have the same model in the US and got...

Bummer. I have the same model in the US and got the tool in the bike's OEM toolkit.

Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Well that's super interesting. A number of us...

Well that's super interesting. A number of us have had the same clicking (I still do) and have discussed it in this thread. Most have had success via adjusting the bearings; I have not. I'll check...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Is there something I'm missing? Didn't your bike...

Is there something I'm missing? Didn't your bike come with it?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Thanks for the info. No objection here -- it was...

Thanks for the info. No objection here -- it was a response to a direct request!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
I've gotten the instructions from two different...

I've gotten the instructions from two different members already, thanks! :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Gorgeous photos, but what I'm interested in is...

Gorgeous photos, but what I'm interested in is that pillion backrest. What's the story?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 379,958
Posted By reenmachine
Thanks...that's helpful for the installation...

Thanks...that's helpful for the installation sequence but I still need to confirm the fastener lengths.

I have the KTM engine and chassis diagram pdfs but I can't find the crash bars anywhere in...
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