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Old 03-19-2013, 07:36 AM   #7546
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Hi,

Could yo explain it better? Does it ride like an automatic?

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The EXP turns the clutch into semi-automatic gear box. Meaning that you don't have to engage the clutch leaver with your left hand to get it in gear or to change gears. Also the bike can now stand in idle in gear without pulling the clutch leaver and without stalling.

You can see in the video I posted that I'm standing still in 1st gear and the bike is still running but the clutch leaver is not engaged. As soon as I turn the throttle, the gear engages and the bike takes off.

Gear box is not full auto because the rider still has to change the gears with the left foot. But this is done without pulling the clutch leaver.
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:43 PM   #7547
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Go ride the bike for about an hour then just put the bike on the kickstand and pull the clutch cover. If you have a vanilla milkshake on the inside of the cover then you need to call CJ. You have to ride it for a while to get it hot enough to burn off all the condensation, think CJ said something to this effect and I've seen the same thing with my clear clutch cover.
If you have a slow coolant leak, you wont see any milkshake.
Theres an old thread I posted about 2-3 years ago - I had a slow coolant leak (undetected because the rad cap had also failed to do its job so the reservoir tank was still full) - and there was no evidence of emulsion in the oil.
However, the oil filter was eeever-so-slightly wavey - like the one pictured - and I wondered the same thing at the time. In my limited observation, healthy oil filters tend to be straight-as-a-die.

Always check your actual radiator fluid level - dont just rely on the reservoir level.
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:48 PM   #7548
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What bothers me about this mod is that you lose the magnetic collector that is at the part of the stock oil tank plug. I wish there was a way around this.
I don't think you need a magnet with the hose. The magnet is not powerful enough to pull metal fragments from the tank. The metal fragments are heavy and they sink to the bottom of the tank. The magnet simply holds these fragments that sink on top of it because the plug is att the bottom of the oil tank.

Any metal parts that sink/fall into the hose (because it is in the bottom of the tank) will be trapped at the bottom of the hose. This is the same as being trapped on the magnet. There is no way for heavy metal fragments to float back up the hose. The fragments will be extracted from the tank when the hose is opened and drained.

Of course, you won't be able to see the shards when you drain the hose, unless you rummage through the drained oil...
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:23 AM   #7549
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Changed the brakepads, by the looks of it, it was about time
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:13 PM   #7550
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Changed the brakepads, by the looks of it, it was about time
On the 1190 Adv it would go into limp mode if less than 2mm of pad, then if the pads are not changed and the ECU reset (using the KTM authorised PC hardwired to the KTM international dealernet database) within 200 miles it will apply the immobiliser and service crew auto callout via GSM/GPRS/GPS.

Honest ;)
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:36 PM   #7551
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On the 1190 Adv it would go into limp mode if less than 2mm of pad, then if the pads are not changed and the ECU reset (using the KTM authorised PC hardwired to the KTM international dealernet database) within 200 miles it will apply the immobiliser and service crew auto callout via GSM/GPRS/GPS.

Honest ;)
Oh, I don't like where this is going.

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Old 03-20-2013, 05:08 PM   #7552
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:17 PM   #7553
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Your first day of spring was about like ours... cold
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:28 PM   #7554
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Your first day of spring was about like ours... cold
No sheisse! It was 14.5F this morning when I left for work. And no, I did not ride to work.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:48 PM   #7555
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If you have a slow coolant leak, you wont see any milkshake.
Theres an old thread I posted about 2-3 years ago - I had a slow coolant leak (undetected because the rad cap had also failed to do its job so the reservoir tank was still full) - and there was no evidence of emulsion in the oil.
However, the oil filter was eeever-so-slightly wavey - like the one pictured - and I wondered the same thing at the time. In my limited observation, healthy oil filters tend to be straight-as-a-die.

Always check your actual radiator fluid level - dont just rely on the reservoir level.
Hmm...learn something new every day...
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:04 AM   #7556
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On the 1190 Adv it would go into limp mode if less than 2mm of pad, then if the pads are not changed and the ECU reset (using the KTM authorised PC hardwired to the KTM international dealernet database) within 200 miles it will apply the immobiliser and service crew auto callout via GSM/GPRS/GPS.

Honest ;)
You are kidding right, so even if you change them yourself you have to go past a dealer to reset the computer? No way of doing that at home? I know you can do that yourself on a bmw car for instance...
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Old 03-21-2013, 08:25 AM   #7557
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:42 AM   #7558
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speaking of the devil...


on another note,

what do you you think of this filter? please tell me im being paranoid and those waves are nothing to be concerned about.

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It's possible but it would be strange to have it only in that area. They will usually look more like this or worse.
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:46 PM   #7559
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If you have a slow coolant leak, you wont see any milkshake.
Theres an old thread I posted about 2-3 years ago - I had a slow coolant leak (undetected because the rad cap had also failed to do its job so the reservoir tank was still full) - and there was no evidence of emulsion in the oil.
However, the oil filter was eeever-so-slightly wavey - like the one pictured - and I wondered the same thing at the time. In my limited observation, healthy oil filters tend to be straight-as-a-die.

Always check your actual radiator fluid level - dont just rely on the reservoir level.
My brand new filter was not straight-as-a-die when i put it in.

Done today:
Valves on the front cilinder. Ofcourse i had to strip one of the nuts.
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Cleaned carbs and put new ACV valves in.
Build airbox and carbs back on the engine (if god did not know me, he knows me now)
Put a new Renthal KTM High bend on her, waaaay better then the horrible stock bars. Perfect for my long arms.

All i have to do now is rebuild brakes, give the chain some love, grease the wheelbearings and check the wheels themselfs and button everything back up. Praying for some sunny weather next week. Might go explore some German roads and woods if i'm blessed with good weather.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:06 PM   #7560
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New 908 rear

Swapped a Heidenau K60 (150) rear for a fresh Dunlop 908 (140), in anticipation of the wet.
Cleaned and greased the bearings, axles, etc...

Got over 7K from the Heidi, and there was still enough rubber left to likely get another 1K+.
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