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by vernonbc
Fri May 04, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Teething problems
Topic: Not sure what my options are here...
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: Not sure what my options are here...

That is correct, we have only 12 months warranty here. I have a 14 and have been fortunate and had no issues other than a fuel filter replacement and of course the play in the hub of which it has caused me no grief whatsoever. I have had problems with my rotors as well but have since changed to the ...
by vernonbc
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: New Oberon
Replies: 16
Views: 2828

Re: New Oberon

Just did mine, I was bleeding it for an hour. Might try reverse bleeding next week. Btw not sure where you are located but I bought mine from eBay from a dealer in Canada and couldn’t have been happier. Also, cheaper. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171223/713fb538580a61841227150d98e7f1b6.jpg Wh...
by vernonbc
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

I ordered an OFT for my 2016 SDR 1290 this morning. I don't like piggyback devices much either, if it can be done with an ECU flash that is my strong preference. Pretty sure that you will be very happy with it. I know I am. I can hardly wait until he adds more features to the tablet. My only regret...
by vernonbc
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

I think the Akra map is over-hyped shite. When my bike was flashed with the akra map the bike felt like it had less power than when the bike was stock. When I originally got the akra evo system, I still had the stock airbox with the K&N filter that was supplied. The bike appeared gutless and even th...
by vernonbc
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

No problem. So far it looks like you and I are the only 2 keeping this thread going. When you get your tablet, post what you think. The more 1290 owners that decide on this tablet the better for all of us. Also, Shiv at OpenFlash is really good at answering questions. He may even be able to tweak th...
by vernonbc
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

Any updates. Has anything changed. Did the hanging idle return to normal. My bike hot idles at 1400rpm. Can you comment on low rpm drive ability ? After updating the map one more time, the last maps throttle curve was way too aggressive (dangerous), my idle was hanging once again. After taking the ...
by vernonbc
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

I'm out of warranty by a week but what do you think would happan if a dealer plugged in the Ktm diagnostic computer and the ecu had an opentune flash loaded. I'm still getting this thing just curious. Bike goes in tomorrow for the auto canceling blinkers code, super squeaky back brake and just a ch...
by vernonbc
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

Are you still using the o2 sensors or rotty dongles? Thanks for your help. Wow that is one thing I forgot to mention. Yes you do need to use the O2 sensors. I have them installed on my akro evo and the bike has no surging at low rpms especially in 1st gear. I did not want to use them as the bike wa...
by vernonbc
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

Re: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

I'm very interested in this. Can he compensate for full evo system and flash. Motohooligan intake etc. I'm a little concerned about the hanging idle as so far far I've been un effected by it. Also. How does it connect to the bike? The OpenFlash tune completely replaces whatever map is in the ecu. T...
by vernonbc
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)
Replies: 28
Views: 6079

OpenFlash Tablet (My little review)

As good as the PCV and Autotune is, I have never been a fan of piggyback devices on my bike. For the longest time I had been considering the Rexxer tablet but for some strange reason never got around to purchasing it and that may have been because I had to make the purchase out of europe, so support...
by vernonbc
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Oops!
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Re: Oops!

Looks like it was peeled away with a can opener. Just wondering how that wheel would have stood up if I went over the rock with my 1290. My guess is that the wheel would have disintegrated and I would have been severely injured or worse. The only reason I went over the rock was because I had just go...
by vernonbc
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Oops!
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

Re: Oops!

As much as I love my 2014 1290, seeing this really bothers me. I had a Honda 919 and rode with both wheels right over top of a 7" jagged rock at highway speeds (yes i kept the bike upright to be able to pull over). The rear wheel was slightly bent at the edge and the front wheel was everything but r...
by vernonbc
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Throttle body balancing ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1818

Re: Throttle body balancing ?

Purchased a Carbtune to sync throttle bodies on my FJR1300 then checked the 1290. WOW they are so perfectly balanced I had to check to make sure I didn't have the 2 hoses attached to just one cyclinder, if that were possible :D They were still balanced with increased rpm as well
by vernonbc
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: Flashing the SD 1290
Replies: 55
Views: 11316

Re: Flashing the SD 1290

So, has anybody ordered this tablet yet for their 1290? If so, what are your thoughts as I am considering one. Other than mapping, what else are you able to do with it?
by vernonbc
Tue May 23, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Traction control failure Engine stops
Replies: 16
Views: 2976

Re: Traction control failure Engine stops

I purchased the first generation 1290 (2014) and the only issue that I had was the wobbly hub. After retorqueing the nuts the hub was significantly tighter but still with a very small amount of play. I got lucky with this one especially after hearing all the problems others were having with the firs...
by vernonbc
Mon May 22, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Traction control failure Engine stops
Replies: 16
Views: 2976

Re: Traction control failure Engine stops

It is nice to see that some of these posts are "praising" KTM because they are giving a brand new bike. I am more inclined to think that the only reason they are giving a brand new replacement bike is to avoid being sued. If this happened at slightly higher speeds with traffic moving, the end result...
by vernonbc
Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 26
Views: 5539

Re: Rotors

Thanks for the info. Now I just have to hope the stock rotors where more or less balanced, guess I will find out when I put the new ones on (when I get them)

Happy riding.
by vernonbc
Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 26
Views: 5539

Re: Rotors

Rotors look really nice. Thinking about getting some myself but I have a question.
Recently got new rubber and had wheels balanced. Will putting on new rotors affect the balance of the wheel or are rotors generally already balanced out of the factory?
Thanks
by vernonbc
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Abba Sky or Bursig Lift ???
Replies: 4
Views: 1158

Re: Abba Sky or Bursig Lift ???

I purchased the Bursig lift first and was quite happy with it as it allowed me to lift the bike so that both wheels are about 5 inches off the ground. Then I saw an ad for the skylift. Well, I just had to have that one, so out comes the wallet and 2 weeks later I had the stand. Between the 2, I woul...
by vernonbc
Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: Oil filter #?
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Re: Oil filter #?

Looks like your "new" filter is one number lower than the old filter. I would think that an updated filter would go from 5200 to 5201. Not sure what the update is but if you have not used it you may want to either return it for an updated one or find out what changed. Wonder if it has anything to do...