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by Aussie Dave
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Random chatter
Topic: Any Other Forums?
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Any Other Forums?

:lol: ....... Agree with you there St99, We have closed our borders (or so the politicians say) and grounded our aircraft fleet (except for some internal flights)....... nasty business....... streets are quiet now......... lets hope it blows over quickly rather than dragging on for months or years. ...
by Aussie Dave
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Random chatter
Topic: Any Other Forums?
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Any Other Forums?

G'day St99603..... from Australia! This forum is a bit quiet these days...... it suffered a big problem in January 2019 that limited access, then didn't seem to recover from the loss of members to the other forums. It is also an old 'platform' whereas most of the other forums are a newer easier to n...
by Aussie Dave
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Teething problems
Topic: What quality conrol?
Replies: 10
Views: 6405

Re: What quality conrol?

Cheers Joe, You're likely more correct than me..... must have been why the p/no changed ;) ......although, as I understand it, the viscosity of 10w50 or 15w50 when cold is only 10w or 15w. It thickens up to 50w as the polymers heat up. Anyway, KTM made a change so they must have put their engineers ...
by Aussie Dave
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: New member Cheshire England
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: New member Cheshire England

G'day and welcome from the dark side of the planet :lol: . Just for info, this forum has been having some odd problems lately and several regulars have advised they often can't log-on easily......... but we are reading and will always reply when able. Hope you are away from the virus zone....... nas...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Teething problems
Topic: What quality conrol?
Replies: 10
Views: 6405

Re: What quality conrol?

:shock: That story sounds really bad...... I have a 17 SDGT and it has been brilliant - I'd recommend KTM to anyone based on my experience here in Aus...... mine had proper pre-delivery and has had all it's regular services. I change my own oil inbetween the KTM spec and I can see how the filter cou...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Orange & Black or Black & Orange!
Topic: or .... white & orange sorta goldy thingo
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Re: or .... white & orange sorta goldy thingo

G'day Scrubs..... :) I was just having a troll around while the site was working properly for me and I landed on your post :o . One of the NZ Dave's has been off line for 401 days but has managed to get back on just recently..... and sometimes my connection gets very slow...... Great to read you are...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Quick shifter not working
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: Quick shifter not working

G'day jjscsix...... Have you had any software updates or other work done on the GT in the last year or so? I have read that when some owners had their software updated to 2019 specs, some lost their QS (prob due to an incomplete install). The QS lists on the menu screen even if it isn't activated in...
by Aussie Dave
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: 401 Days OMG
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Re: 401 Days OMG

:lol: ...... couldn't get on the forum last few days..... very slow/jerky...... but today seems good...... Pity...... nothing to write about...... had a 24hr virus on wed-thurs...... now we are battening down for the COVID19 pandomonium ...... F1 cancelled, so should the aerial ping pong and NRL sta...
by Aussie Dave
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Exhausts
Topic: Cheap Slip On
Replies: 5
Views: 1188

Re: Cheap Slip On

You're correct..... I've fitted a 'not cheap' MiVV Suono on my 17GT ($632Au vs $1200+ for an Accra)) and without the dB killer it sounds and looks really nice with the stock cat (not loud) - nicer than the standard muffler, which isn't that restricted or much heavier than the slip-on. Another good i...
by Aussie Dave
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: 401 Days OMG
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Re: 401 Days OMG

:lol: :lol: ...... bog roll dilemma now not an issue as Coles/Woollies have a 1pk limit per shop to deter the doomsday buyers and Ebay profiteer's :D ....... got food and date rolls in stock at home now :lol: . tell your offspring not to shake hands or kiss babies etc in case they encounter a bug ca...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: 401 Days OMG
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Re: 401 Days OMG

Good to hear the GT runs ok with just O2 dongles and the de-cat...... I'm in the process of de-cating mine, but am only at the slip-on stage...... it's been too hot/sweaty/rainy/bush fire/sore etc... for me to be motivated to ride..... now we have no loo paper in the shops so we can't poop (bet you ...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: New member from Basingstoke
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: New member from Basingstoke

Currently 32deg and very wet (sweaty humidity) ........ errrr, today is nicer, stronger winds, cloudy and not so humid...... could it be autumn teasing us with some better riding weather :roll:..... Welcome to the forum..... it's a bit quieter than the others so you may have to wait for responses at...
by Aussie Dave
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE VERY DISAPPOINTED
Replies: 10
Views: 26220

Re: 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE VERY DISAPPOINTED

I agree with you, and I wouldn't have chosen the KTM SA cases because they are so ugly. Best to use soft luggage for any hard core adventure riding. The rest of the bike isn't mentioned, so I assume that means it's fine.......some earlier forum posts were negative but issues like running out of fuel...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: KTM Top Case
Replies: 37
Views: 16756

Re: KTM Top Case

But...... I think you can pay for it to be re-keyed to the bike, just like the side cases. Pretty sure other members have done this (keyed to the bike key). I'm still in the very dubious about luggage moving around 'camp'...... my rack (not one of these) is the bolted rigid type and there is no need...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: 401 Days OMG
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Re: 401 Days OMG

Welcome on at last...... :lol: ....... I'll have to change my name to help speed up your log-on ;) . So while you're finally here...... after most members have drifted away to the other forums.... :lol: ..... what have you got for wheels? (oh, just saw your sig line.... 016SD). just wait till the ot...
by Aussie Dave
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Exhausts
Topic: Aftermarket exhaust pipes for the 1290
Replies: 280
Views: 214244

Re: Aftermarket exhaust pipes for the 1290

Cheers Bob, An SDGT owner on the 'KTM forum' has just had his entire exhaust system done by 'Jet Hot' ...... he is in the US so you probably can google them...... looked great in his pics....... no idea how they handle the header heat as he hasn't been able to get out and ride yet due the weather. H...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Converting a 1290 GT into 1290 R?
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: Converting a 1290 GT into 1290 R?

Oops, sorry...... SDR not SAR...... is that a sign of Oldtimers or Dementia :lol: The frame diagrams have several differences..... The Gt tank is held down by 4 bolts, but I think the SDR has only the rear held down by bolts.... so it must have some lugs up the front to secure the front of the tank....
by Aussie Dave
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Converting a 1290 GT into 1290 R?
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: Converting a 1290 GT into 1290 R?

G'day MikelDuke, I think you're the leader here..... I've never seen or read of anyone converting a GT to R spec's. I've never seen an R with the tank off so cannot comment on frame/tank mounts....... maybe looking at parts diagrams or service manuals on line might help 'see' if it's potentially do-...
by Aussie Dave
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Introductions!
Topic: New member from Devon, UK
Replies: 23
Views: 1953

Re: New member from Devon, UK

^^^You now have a Dictator, getting rid of him is going to be very difficult. Lets not be too political here as its a MC forum, but we all see the same thing, from like minded people around the world. Not good. He may be a Dick-tator, firing loyal (to the USA) White house staffers if he thinks they...
by Aussie Dave
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: KTM SDGT Lean Angle Lights to Running Lights
Replies: 20
Views: 3614

Re: KTM SDGT Lean Angle Lights to Running Lights

Cheers pk1,

I'm no expert on this, but there are spare connectors under the GT's dash (behind the accessory socket) and more hiding under the rear seat, tucked down under the wiring loom (4 with clear covers). Maybe they are what you are looking for.

:)