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Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
It's the same. Prior to ordering my filter I...

It's the same. Prior to ordering my filter I emailed Uni and they confirmed there is just one filter kit and it fits both the 2013 and the 2014.

Ordering direct makes a big saving over buying from...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
NorthVancpF, are you not concerned with the way...

NorthVancpF, are you not concerned with the way the cable loom runs down the right hand side of the air box and gets crushed between the frame and air box? Or it is on mine which looks similar to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By XsilverGS
Today I removed the standard horn. Basically the...

Today I removed the standard horn. Basically the horn has something similar to a rubber grommet to isolate it from its mounting. To stop the rubber grommet from being squashed when the nut is...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 118,679
Posted By XsilverGS
Amongst the usual I have the trip that only shows...

Amongst the usual I have the trip that only shows the range in Kilometres, even if I set the speed to miles ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
Update KTM UK have responded to my photos...

Update

KTM UK have responded to my photos https://picasaweb.google.com/103253809045181680256/KTM11902013Airbox?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCPOBisufwaS1hwE&feat=directlink. Their man who is 'very...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By XsilverGS
I have fitted PR4 GT to the rear of my NON EDS...

I have fitted PR4 GT to the rear of my NON EDS 1190 and am just waiting for the front Conti to wear out so I can replace with a PR4.

The GT was fitted as the Trail was in short supply here in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
Added a couple more photo's which show distortion...

Added a couple more photo's which show distortion to the bottom edge of the filter, water marks and fluffy stuff on the filter.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
Went to my dealer today. They have raised a...

Went to my dealer today. They have raised a warranty claim so watch this space. One thing of interest that came to light is that another KTM model has a leaky airbox and the official KTM fix is to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 68,783
Posted By XsilverGS
2013 Airbox

I know this is the 2014 air box and I have a 2013 bike but I can't see a more relevant thread for 2013 bikes.

Today I opened up the airbox on my 2013 KTM which has a little over 8,000 miles on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By XsilverGS
Bikes good 1190 roadie. Dealer service...

Bikes good 1190 roadie.

Dealer service department poor:
Overtightened chain (there's a bloody sticker on the swing arm)
Take bike in with a list of thing to sort. Collect bike but no mention of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By XsilverGS
I had to remove the grab rails as they rub...

I had to remove the grab rails as they rub against my wife’s short legs.

KTM didn't get the grab rails right either. :csm
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 378,414
Posted By XsilverGS
I thought it was just me but obviously not. Yes...

I thought it was just me but obviously not. Yes when reading in miles the fuel range shows at around 420 after a fill.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By XsilverGS
weld86 Try putting the bike on the centre stand...

weld86
Try putting the bike on the centre stand and start the engine. Then select a gear so the back wheel is spinning. Now just turn the key and remove it...... The bike keeps running until you put...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 41,979
Posted By XsilverGS
Have you tried THIS...

Have you tried THIS (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22801089&postcount=35) with the ignition switch?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By XsilverGS
I did write a couple of emails to KTM UK pointing...

I did write a couple of emails to KTM UK pointing them in the direction of this thread but I never received the response I wanted.

Perhaps if all UK 1190 owners with this problem emailed Bernie...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By XsilverGS
Hi again I would prefer it if posts came...

Hi again

I would prefer it if posts came from those that have the Flashing Brake Light problem please.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 118,679
Posted By XsilverGS
Bundu. Have you seen my post?...

Bundu. Have you seen my post? (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=937110) Please add your name, KTM UK denied knowing about this problem when I asked them at the NEC Motorcycle Show.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By XsilverGS
There must be more of you out there with this...

There must be more of you out there with this problem?
Please report it here so we can make KTM aware.

Many thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By XsilverGS
1190 Adventure "Flashing Brake Light"

My 1190 has a flashing brake light which occurs on bumpy road surfaces, according to following friends. I have read on here that other have the same problem. I mentioned it while on the KTM stand at...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
I have a 2013 1190 roadie without electronics, ie...

I have a 2013 1190 roadie without electronics, ie manual suspension and no Tyre Pressure Sensors.

So much less to go wrong :clap

But it was an optional extra.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,993
Posted By XsilverGS
Here is something to try. 1.Put your 1190 on...

Here is something to try.

1.Put your 1190 on the centre stand with the side-stand up and transmission in neutral.
2.Start engine.
3.Engage a gear and let the clutch out so the rear wheel spins...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By XsilverGS
I have an 1190 roadie without the electronic...

I have an 1190 roadie without the electronic suspension so similar (but not identical) to your setup.

I was suffering bottoming of the rear suspension in brisk two-up riding on tarmac and centre...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
I've had problems with my top case (TC). One time...

I've had problems with my top case (TC). One time I couldn't turn the key and when I did it wouldn't turn back. I have visions of getting recovered.

I did manage to get the TC off back at home and...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
I have a Tiger 800 roadie and the 1190 roadie....

I have a Tiger 800 roadie and the 1190 roadie. They are totally different bikes in my view, the Tiger is buttery smooth, real easy to ride but never really thrills. The 1190 has the motor to thrill...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By XsilverGS
Paulev Which bars from the ProTaper range...

Paulev

Which bars from the ProTaper range did you fit and how do they compare with the standard bars you removed, height, pull-back and where did you buy them from?

It's more the pull-back I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,637
Posted By XsilverGS
I've had my centre stand drag on the ground while...

I've had my centre stand drag on the ground while two-up and neither of us are heavy (me 73Kg wife 7 stone).

I've also had the rear bottom out while two-up which surprised me. So I did some...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By XsilverGS
I have the topbox and I usually leave it unlocked...

I have the topbox and I usually leave it unlocked as I'm afraid of breaking the key.

I've also had an occasion when the key wouldn't turn and I couldn't remove it due to its position in the lock....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By XsilverGS
Update: I fitted the riders KTM ergo (comfort)...

Update:
I fitted the riders KTM ergo (comfort) seat and left the standard pillion seat before a trip up to Cumbria and north Wales. I can say most definitely that this seat is more comfortable than...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By XsilverGS
I was hopeful of more response than this :-( ...

I was hopeful of more response than this :-(

If more of you 1190 riders have views on the saddle comfort I'd like to hear it.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
I had to remove the grab rails and replace them...

I had to remove the grab rails and replace them with spacers as the handles pushed against my wife's thighs. She's only short legs unlike like the girl in the KTM brochure.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By XsilverGS
1190 (road) std seat comfort

How would you describe the riders seat fitted to the 1190 road version?

I find it very uncomfortable, and after a short period of time find myself sitting on the seat base as the foam compresses....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
I thought that at one time France had a horse...

I thought that at one time France had a horse power limit, 100 bhp rings a bell, do they still?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,150
Posted By XsilverGS
The email I received from Gorazd had the cost at:...

The email I received from Gorazd had the cost at:


644 Euro is more than I want to pay as I could get a Akra for not much more.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 239,692
Posted By XsilverGS
Yes, it's absolute total sh#te. What will fit in...

Yes, it's absolute total sh#te. What will fit in the same place but sound loads better?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By XsilverGS
OliverS, do they have you a link please?

OliverS, do they have you a link please?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By XsilverGS
1190 Adventure power socket

I would like to change the power socket fitted to my 1190 Adventurer to the smaller type fitted to BMW's etc. The socket is fitted to the left of the instruments...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,423
Posted By XsilverGS
I wonder what chain slack measurement others are...

I wonder what chain slack measurement others are using? The sticker on the swing arm shows 40 - 45 mm of slack. My UK handbook/manual on page 103 shows 35 - 40 mm.

It's not a great difference but...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
Reflector Handle Fuel

Where has your dealer fitted the rear reflector? Mine came in the KTM bag but I don't see a place to fit it.

Also there has been mention of the rear foot peg height. I've had to remove the grab...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,064
Posted By XsilverGS
GorgeD. I have a 1190 (not R) with manual...

GorgeD. I have a 1190 (not R) with manual suspension, I may be able to answer some of your questions.

The rear preload takes seconds to adjust, the handbook has recommendations for the number of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,801
Posted By XsilverGS
I own a BMW a Honda and a Suzuki, the Honda is a...

I own a BMW a Honda and a Suzuki, the Honda is a Deauville 700 and although it's not the best performer it is 100% reliable.

I thought of trading the Deauville in for an F800ST but my local BMW...
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