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Offline Pistonpete

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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2013, 05:06:34 pm »
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2013, 05:24:22 pm »
I managed to find a bottle of repsol that matches the specs as shown in the book. At nearly R100 bucks a little it better do the job...
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #22 on: November 06, 2013, 09:52:56 pm »
2006 model, 29000km. Had it since 6500km. She has a tough life, but loving every moment of it. Catch her if u can   >:D
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #23 on: November 06, 2013, 10:07:27 pm »
Who has got an after market pipe on their bike?
Is it worth it? And what make?
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2013, 10:18:14 pm »
What's the funny "clatter" noise when shutting down?

It's the starter clutch, sits behind the flywheel.
Quite normal when you shut down.

If it makes a graunching noise upon startup that's a different matter.
Often goes in the 40 000 - 45 000 km window.

Mine was just replaced, about R 6000  :(
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2013, 07:17:14 am »
A Bosson can't say I can feel more power but it sounds much better.....so it must be faster  :ricky:
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2013, 08:01:07 am »
I managed to get an 18 L tank from a Duke II & the seat in the UK. I shipped them to SA & fitted them. The seat pan took quite a lot of chopping to get it to fit, at the rear. Currently the seat gets help on with a robber bungee.

An issue is that my FCR 41 is really difficult to get to for the choke & hot start.

The mirrors are also close to the tank!

There's a guy that used to work for/with Darryl Curtis & he'll make me stickers for the tank for R600. I was thinking of doing something like this.

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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #27 on: December 04, 2013, 02:54:12 pm »
Just picked up a 05 640 that was for sale on the forum last week.
Short little ride from Fourways to the office, but i am itching to get her on the dirt!!

Going to be trawling through the relevant pages to get info on this awesome machine.

Look forward to chatting to fellow owners  :thumleft: :ricky:

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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2013, 02:59:03 pm »
You gonna love that bike... I can see you hooliganising on it! ;D
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #29 on: December 05, 2013, 10:26:06 am »
Got a mint 2007 640 adv on Scumtree with 6k on the clock, lots of questions to follow :3some:
 

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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2013, 12:14:18 pm »
"Just picked up a 05 640 that was for sale on the forum last week.
Short little ride from Fourways to the office, but i am itching to get her on the dirt!!"

Going to be trawling through the relevant pages to get info on this awesome machine.

If you're in the Fourways area, I arrive home on the 21st, so keen for a ride on the 22nd!
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2013, 03:50:33 pm »
2007 mod
21 000km
Got it in April had 12 500km on then and planing to do the Desert run next year
 

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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #32 on: December 09, 2013, 10:48:41 am »
If you're in the Fourways area, I arrive home on the 21st, so keen for a ride on the 22nd!

Always keen for a ride!!
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #33 on: December 10, 2013, 06:43:57 am »
Cool! I'll give you a call closer to the time.
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #34 on: December 21, 2013, 10:27:45 am »
Just bought into the KTM family! '07 model 640 with 42,000 km on the clock. Needs a lot of work, but with that Bosun on, it sounds amazing. I want to respray all the plastics, but KTM Cape Town told me there is no sticker kit for the tank though... Any thoughts and suggestions?
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #35 on: December 22, 2013, 07:14:35 am »
Welcome to the 640 stable.
Awesome bikes these.
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #36 on: December 22, 2013, 02:35:22 pm »
2008 model, apparently the very last one imported!
15000 km on the clock all trouble free, akro zorst on.
Bought in 2010 with 3000km on the clock
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #37 on: February 21, 2014, 03:06:52 pm »
2001 model I found in a road bikers shed, he didn't like it so she stood there for two years, km unknown as speedo arrived in a box, runner brought her back to life. Randburg.
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #38 on: February 21, 2014, 06:07:12 pm »
Pic?
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Re: 640 owners sign in..
« Reply #39 on: June 23, 2014, 11:45:56 am »
Hey Guys.

Just purchased a 2007 640 with 7700km. I am looking for an after market slip on as well as steering damper. Looking forward to taking it on a longer trip. Hope it wont disappoint as I am used to my 990?
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