KTM Adventure Oil Pressure Gauge Installation

On the new KTM 990R Adventure I wanted to add an oil pressure gauge.

After some searching around I choose to go with a mechanical dial gauge.

Have seen nice solutions with an oil pressure gauge mounted in the front fairing but that would be hard with a mechanical gauge to have a hose connected . . . → Read More: KTM Adventure Oil Pressure Gauge Installation

CPR Trio Installation

Haven´t had the time to keep up with this website as well as I would have liked.

But have started digging into the XR400 engine that had a toasted piston, more on that later.

And started setting up the new 990R Adventure.

One of the items I really wanted to have easier was the air . . . → Read More: CPR Trio Installation

LC8 front cylinder base gasket replacement

Time to check the front cylinder base gasket since the rear had developed a leak.

This time I removed the the engine from the frame.

And once up on the bench and all hoses and starter motor removed cleaning begun. Not much dirt but still some in all the “wrinkles”, ear cleaners are helpful, pipe . . . → Read More: LC8 front cylinder base gasket replacement

LC8 Engine removal and engine stand

Since it was time to look over the front cylinder, rear had an oil leak a while back.

Wont cover every step of removing the engine just how I managed the last bit getting it out of the frame:

As when changing the rear cylinder base gasket I used our lift hooked up to the . . . → Read More: LC8 Engine removal and engine stand