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Old 05-11-2013, 01:44 PM   #1711
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Thanks! eerrrrr which one is actually the flasher relay? The last one before the tail-light??...
Just looking....It also says diode for flasher control.... Sorry. Relay is behind head light mask...on the right.

Yep, sorry there is a diode inline for the live feed to relay........
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:33 PM   #1712
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It stands out quite a but more than the old tube type bracket that I have on mine. Tube type has no clearance problems.
You don't by any chance have any pics of said tube type bracket do you? Is this available from Safari? I have the flat bracket style and very regularly make contact on what I'd consider minimal hits. I'd like to see if I can solve that problem
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:00 PM   #1713
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The Flat bracket is an updated part from Safari to replace the tube.

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You don't by any chance have any pics of said tube type bracket do you? Is this available from Safari? I have the flat bracket style and very regularly make contact on what I'd consider minimal hits. I'd like to see if I can solve that problem
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:30 AM   #1714
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The Flat bracket is an updated part from Safari to replace the tube.
Interesting and good to know as there doesnt appear to be much you can do to really increase the clearance. Thanks Hodgo
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:16 AM   #1715
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You don't by any chance have any pics of said tube type bracket do you? Is this available from Safari? I have the flat bracket style and very regularly make contact on what I'd consider minimal hits. I'd like to see if I can solve that problem
We ground our bracket back on the centered one and have not had any issues with touching and we have a couple hits where it has bottomed.

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Old 05-14-2013, 03:42 PM   #1716
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Here's my first query.

I have had my 950 SE for a week now. I have ridden it 4 times. The first three times I road it, the clutch was fine. Those 3 rides added up to only 119 miles.

Today, I took it out of the garage, started it up and let it warm up for a bit, but not as long as I did the other times. I then got on it, pulled the clutch in and shifted it in to neutral. It lurched and stalled, as if the clutch wasn't pulled at all.

I started it back up, and it was a bit better but stalled as soon as I started giving it gas. Third time, I was able to get it in to gear and then ride it. The clutch progressively got better as I road. I was taking all back roads. I then got on the highway, and road for about a mile. When I went to exit, there was no clutch again. It was hard to down shift. By the time I got to the end of teh off ramp, the clutch was showing pressure again.

I road it to the office, and parked it. Later in the day, when I was ready to ride home, I let it warm up longer, and it appeared the clutch was better. However, it appears that when I get some air through the engine, and cool things down, the lever loses pressure.

Note that today was cooler than the the other days I rode.

So, I have arrived at the hydrolics. My question is, are there any known issues with the clutch slave on these things? Are they they temperature sensitive?

How much fluid does the clutch system hold?

Do I bleed it just like a brake system?

I see some after market clutch slaves. How do I know if mine is bad, and if any of these are good? I don't see any leaking from the slave, but it is hard to tell because the chain leaves it's share of lube.

Thanks for any input. I am under the gun to figure this out so I can go camping this Friday-Monday.
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:49 PM   #1717
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yes, there are known issues with the clutch slave on these bikes.

You could bleed the clutch and get it back, but it's gonna need a new slave cylinder sonner rather than later. There are a couple of aftermarket options available. Research Oberon and Evoluzione.

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Old 05-14-2013, 03:52 PM   #1718
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yes, there are known issues with the clutch slave on these bikes.

You could bleed the clutch and get it back, but it's gonna need a new slave cylinder sonner rather than later. There are a couple of aftermarket options available. Research Oberon and Evoluzione.

Good luck
Thanks - figured as much.

Is there an ADV preferred Clutch Slave? Pros/Cons?
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:30 PM   #1719
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Thanks - figured as much.

Is there an ADV preferred Clutch Slave? Pros/Cons?
I don't think one is preferred over the other. I have run both on different bikes successfully but I'm thinking the Evo unit may not be available anymore?
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:41 PM   #1720
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I don't think one is preferred over the other. I have run both on different bikes successfully but I'm thinking the Evo unit may not be available anymore?
Evo no longer exists. Oberon or Siguetech or KTM upgraded the OEM one at some point supposedly.
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:54 PM   #1721
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One more question - would straight mineral oil work, or does it have to be the special KTM mineral oil?
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:50 PM   #1722
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One more question - would straight mineral oil work, or does it have to be the special KTM mineral oil?
Mineral oil, baby oil, hydraulic oil, fork oil,,,,,, pretty much anything but brake fluid.

I have mineral oil in mine right now and the pull on the lever is a little stiffer.
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:53 PM   #1723
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Since you're new here and asked about the clutch slave,,,, you probably haven't seen this... http://www.ktm950.info/

Lot's of good stuff
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:18 PM   #1724
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Since you're new here and asked about the clutch slave,,,, you probably haven't seen this... http://www.ktm950.info/

Lot's of good stuff

Thanks. I think Evil Clown pointed me to that once, but I lost the link. A lot of good info there.
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:31 PM   #1725
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Walter,
I added a 1/2" thick piece of foam to the existing top foam on the lens to keep it from shaking & jarring on rough trails http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=580886.
That's a great idea-- I have plenty of foam from the Shorai.
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