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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-28-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,973
Posted By ChrisK7
Well for what it is worth I recently had my whole...

Well for what it is worth I recently had my whole engine rebuilt by KTM in OH.
Had the stock air box dirt ingestion problem.
I installed the RW intake system with their fuel dongles and have since...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 44,736
Posted By ChrisK7
In!

I'm in.
My 1190R will be there with me on it. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
yes I do quite a bit of off road riding

yes I do quite a bit of off road riding
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
I already have the rottweiler system on Mine,...

I already have the rottweiler system on Mine, problem is I did not get it till a hundred miles ago so the damage was already done.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
Well update. The engine is on its way back to the...

Well update. The engine is on its way back to the WA. dealer from OH.
Should have been here on the 4th but UPS Freight mis-directed it and now it won't be here til Tues the 10th.
Bad thing is, I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,993
Posted By ChrisK7
What dealer are you using? A buddy and I have...

What dealer are you using?
A buddy and I have the same local dealer here in NE. Ore. the dealer is in WA. Not having too good of luck with our dealer.
My bike has been there for over 4 months now....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
Yep, I would agree. Most in this area would too...

Yep, I would agree. Most in this area would too if they have had any dealings with the shop.

At this point I just want a bike back.

I don't think it is right to expect KTM to give me a whole...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
Well just hours after I posted this I got word...

Well just hours after I posted this I got word from the ktm shop where my bike is at. They told me that ktm told them to ship my engine to them in Ohio so they can tear it down completely and rebuild...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
yes that is correct since September 22nd is it...

yes that is correct since September 22nd is it has been in their possession
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-08-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,151
Posted By ChrisK7
Who has had their engines rebuilt or replaced because of the air box issue?

I have a 2014 1190 R adventure that had the bad air box that allowed dirt to get into the engine and destroy the front cylinder.
ktm is only replacing the Rings piston and valves in the front...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 148,805
Posted By ChrisK7
My thoughts exactly. I have the Wings...

My thoughts exactly.

I have the Wings shorty and couldn't be happier with the sound, performance, price, quality, or service/shipping.
Plus it comes with two different baffles. I'm running mine...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By ChrisK7
I .have the TT high, single-piece seat on my 1190...

I .have the TT high, single-piece seat on my 1190 R.
I love it although it is a long ways to the ground. I am right at six foot tall with a 34 inch inseam.
The foam is nice and firm and thick...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By ChrisK7
Talked to the dealer last Wed. He said they had...

Talked to the dealer last Wed. He said they had the head off one cylinder and the engine has ingested a lot of dirt and gotten into the rings.
Say's he has oil sitting in the head checking the valve...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By ChrisK7
That is what I plan on asking him first thing...

That is what I plan on asking him first thing Tues. when the open back up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By ChrisK7
KAG, I see what your saying about the moisture....

KAG, I see what your saying about the moisture. Does make sense I suppose. I have ridden the bike a fair amount of miles in the rain and damp weather conditions though with no issues before.

The...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By ChrisK7
Well KTM has told the dealer to rebuild the one...

Well KTM has told the dealer to rebuild the one bad cylinder. The dealer told me that they would tear into it and if the other cylinder looks like it needs it they will rebuild it too.
Sounds pretty...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By ChrisK7
Question 2014 1190R problem?

Purchased mine last Dec. 28th. Knew in advance about all the issues they had in Europe at the time.
Did what I could to solve, fix, or eliminate them before I even rode the bike the first time....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 272,585
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-23-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 272,585
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 33,774
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 148,805
Posted By ChrisK7
Couldn't agree more, LOVE my Wings shorty. :clap

Couldn't agree more, LOVE my Wings shorty. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 33,774
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 33,774
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-29-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 272,585
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 148,805
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: Epic Ride Reports 08-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 41,663
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 644,068
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 894,824
Posted By ChrisK7
Yep pretty well said.

Yep pretty well said.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 272,585
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 272,585
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 894,824
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: 2,283
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: 778
Views: 113,000
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 894,824
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-17-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 1,765,701
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 894,824
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: 1,372
Views: 214,496
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: 1,372
Views: 214,496
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...
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