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Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,563,043
Posted By veesquared
Question Is it something new?

If it is a new vibration have you made any changes like saddlebags , exhuast , skidplate? Check your fasteners. How is your chain adjustment. How many miles on your bike? Do you only feel it in the...
Forum: Americas 07-06-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,880
Posted By veesquared
Something else to consider

I have a current ccw in Tn and had one in Massachusetts. Lets say you did have to defend yourself. Are you willing to face a huge Civil suit where it is going to cost you tens of thousands in lawyers...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,463
Posted By veesquared
Question BMW RA at Barber

Got a notification mine were shipped. Should have them for my ride down to Barber motorsports and the RA rally. Anyone here going to this event ?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,463
Posted By veesquared
I like the matt finish.

Thanks for the picture. I like the way the matt looks like a factory part . Ordered a set yesterday. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 48,463
Posted By veesquared
Can't see any photos

Nope me either.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By veesquared
A couple of tricks

the majority of wear on the bushings are front and rear and concentrated. Upon re-assembly turn the bushing to create a new wearspot. They sound like they are in good enough shape. I have had success...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Reasoning KAG

[QUOTE=kag;23934724]I ordered a set of black ones today. A little spendy but.

6 weeks.....oh well I think I have the patience thing down, well at least for now

...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,650
Posted By veesquared
Question The one thing I know

Be sure that whatever you do that you can put it back to stock because I guarantee you that when you go to sell it the buyer will want it all systems working. Forty plus years of buying / selling and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By veesquared
Sixty pounds is the recomdenation

Worked for Pirelli and Metzeler , 60 lbs max to inflate and seat onto rim
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Vent lines

The only thing that comes to mind is that you've pinched the vent
line somehow with the radiator guard install. Doubtful as that might sound check the three vent lines coming down behind the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,007
Posted By veesquared
Purge Valve.tank removal

I dont have crashbars on my 1190 but i do know from having my tank off a couple times that if you remove the two torx that hold the two rubber pieces shaped like a tee on borh sides of the tank that...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Sorry i wasnt clear . I meant check the heat with...

Sorry i wasnt clear . I meant check the heat with your bare hand not ride. Atgatt for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Eastern Beaver fuse block install.

I used the 60 amp fuseblock with the remote relay and twin 30 amp fuse holders. Put it all in the space where the charcoal canister was in the tail. There are twosets of grounds and two power wires ....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Gotta be your winter gloves

On another note, I installed the heated grips last week. It was an easy install, however I find them to not get that warm, even on the max setting. The heat barely gets through to my winter gloves....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,172
Posted By veesquared
Looking forward to this .

+1 on the food there. Nottarally is held right up street Hotsprings campground. The train track next t1the campground runs day and night.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Try it again

Hooked up my grips myself . Couldnt have been easier. Push appropriate buttons and crap nothing . Doubt myself so I pull the headlight and check my install. Its so easy a caveman could do it .looks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,172
Posted By veesquared
Im in

Ktm690 E or Bmw F650 dakar
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By veesquared
I knew what pranged meant

Cause i'm old . :lurk. What got bent ? Fork probably . Awesome track bike i would think.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 18,995
Posted By veesquared
I don't get it .

What's the big deal ? Already some of the 9xo guys have pitched in to help out the 1190 owners. As requested way back, if it involves the 1190 the threads title will mention that . Skip over it and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,172
Posted By veesquared
Thumb Cabin rental

In for the cabin rental. Thanks Tyler.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,256
Posted By veesquared
Top flight customer service and shipping.

My 1190 and 690 are farkled to the max with parts from KTMTwins. Recently I placed an order for a bunch of parts for my new 1190. I received a box of Fork Springs that i didnt order. I contacted...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Ktm 1190 EDS front suspension

My 690 E and 200 EXC forks have air bleeders on the top to let the built up pressure off. It is recommended to bleed off this pressure before and after each ride to take the stress off the forkseal...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Thats my point

If you made it stiff enough that the mount barely moved it wouldnt absorb enough vibration and your instruments would suffer. Less movement is what we seek . But how much is the question. I also...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Depends , what is your plan?

Offroad use would require at a minumum would be a skidplate, real handguards made of metal . Not a big believer in crashbars but there are plenty to choose from .

Touring , saddlebags either...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
Bracket is not the problem

Its not the bracket . It is the fact that it is mounted on rubber. The same rubber that lets the instrument cluster survive vibration. If you could locate a heavier durometer rubber it would dampen...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 493,483
Posted By veesquared
My experience

While never owning a 950 or a 990 I have ridden friends bikes . I own an 1190 . I too have a 31 inch inseam tailor measured . Could only get one foot flat and the toe of my other on the 9xx but with...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By veesquared
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 430,318
Posted By veesquared
Wink I turned my sound off

It's something to look at. It started out at 1 degree F this morning.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,299
Posted By veesquared
I believe you'll see this happen within 10 years

If this thing works as well as it has been demonstrated then a formula will be applied to account for all the variations . Weight bias, wheelbase, height , tire patch , and more than likely twenty...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 430,318
Posted By veesquared
Patiece and Heat grasshopper

I'd be leery of bending something else while tring to straighten the cheap part. Cheaper than a frame anyway. Maybe one of the inmates with the same bars but unbent can give you some accurate...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By veesquared
Shop rag to jam the gear.

Dont know about the LC8 but I've used it for lots of other bikes. Sometimes some of the rag gets torn so examine for any left behind. First or second gear tie rear brake pedal down use a breaker bar...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 430,318
Posted By veesquared
More info

Can you tell me why the KTM mount is crap. thinking about buying one . I have the touratech mount and the GPS lockable mount and a Garmin Monterra. The whole thing is over two pounds. Light is...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,299
Posted By veesquared
Dani Pedrosa might say.

Holy shit , if i did'nt have traction control I wonder how many other bones I would have broke, damn skippy he was counting on it when he wicked it up and when it did'nt work as expected he got...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By veesquared
Your message is confusing

[QUOTE=dwj - Donnie;23316291]I am checking the valves on my new to me 2010 990 ADV. I assumed the high dollar spark plug wrench and the spare plugs I had for the 2007 would fit. It appear that they...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By veesquared
Where is the title or origin of manufacture

EXC came with a title or the Certificate Of Origin . Bike ever registered ? Owner should hold the Title unless their is a loan out on the bike. Info you seek is on that document. :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By veesquared
different view

Been around a long time and a million bikes. Engines cases , side covers weep no doubt . heating / cooling cycles. Drain plugs otoh don't need to leak. On your next oil change do some detective work...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,563,043
Posted By veesquared
White smoke .

White smoke is coolant. But yet your going through a lot of oil. What does your coolant look like? That is close to a ml per mile unless my math sucks which is does . I would think you'd have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,625
Posted By veesquared
Orange crush is full of smart people.

Glad to pitch in.. After you sort out what the issue is you might want to borrow a compression tester and see how the two compare . Within 5% would be very good. It really would not hurt to do that...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,625
Posted By veesquared
Thumb Dont go chasing

[QUOTE=kiw;23310102]Nevermind I guess. it did fire up out of the blue.
It run exceptionally hot though, the fan was almost always on.

Without fail as a mechanic when I would run into this kind...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 430,318
Posted By veesquared
Thumb Bolt

[QUOTE=ChrisK7;23305959]This is what I did for a GPS mount.
RAM ball mounted with a bolt, nut,

That looks like a big bolt from the head size. What does the bolt go through to hold the GPS mount...
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