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Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   03-03-2018, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Stator Coil Issue a lucky escape

It was a fine Sunday I started for a ride with friends to the twisties of Meghalaya. The ride was an awesome one only to end with a clanking sound inside of my engine. That there were quite a few...
Forum: Service and Maintenance   03-01-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 60,588
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Review of LKAR8 AI9 NGK laser iridium spark plug!!

After using the NGK laser iridium spark plug LKAR8 AI9 for about 1 & half years it was time for a service & thus so be it. Opened the spark plug and to my astonishment it was really in a healthy...
Forum: New Members Introduction   06-28-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Congratulation & welcome. Though as you ve been...

Congratulation & welcome.
Though as you ve been riding a RC 200 the 390 is a complete different engine type. You are lucky to have slipper clutch now a days.
There are some things which you need...
Forum: Service and Maintenance   06-28-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 60,588
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Thanks for the Information. But it is a costly...

Thanks for the Information. But it is a costly option i rather stick to K tiagene. also the import duty is not so friendly.
Forum: Service and Maintenance   06-07-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 60,588
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
I have been using NGK Iridiums LKAR8 AI 9 since a...

I have been using NGK Iridiums LKAR8 AI 9 since a few months and a few thousand kms. Did long rides too. It did reduce a little bit of stiffness from the engine. Misfiring notes are gone. No issues...
Forum: Service and Maintenance   06-07-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 60,588
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Really would like to hear from you, and no doubt...

Really would like to hear from you, and no doubt stock fan is utter ****. replaced with the same product as none other available. earlier one just jammed up and had a mind of its own.
Forum: Service and Maintenance   06-07-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 60,588
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Nothing more to be said it tends to wither away...

Nothing more to be said it tends to wither away in a couple of years or so. SPAL is also not available in india, though they have got a branch they do not produce that particular product. So have to...
Forum: Service and Maintenance   10-13-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,472
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
300v 15w 50 = flawless performance.

300v 15w 50 = flawless performance.
Forum: How To & DIY   10-04-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 43,385
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Enjoy the XV's. (Xtreme visionís) Led s are...

Enjoy the XV's. (Xtreme visionís)

Led s are great since they consume less watts and also outputs are really awesome.

The only turn down is that Led s come along with the fan housing which is a...
Forum: KTM Duke General Discussion   10-01-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Indian User Manual Booklets have MOTUL 7100...

Indian User Manual Booklets have MOTUL 7100 engine oil as recommended poduct.
Forum: Issues and Troubleshooting   10-01-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,624
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Holy mother of god, parts are too costly over...

Holy mother of god, parts are too costly over there what I have seen.
When I replaced the steering head bearing it just costed me around US$7.00 (i.e. around Rs. 500 INR)
Also inclusive of labor...
Forum: New Members Introduction   09-30-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Partha Saikia 2
If you want to tour go for Duke 390 and if for...

If you want to tour go for Duke 390 and if for track purposes go for RC.
RC 390 is harsh on your wrists and groins.:crying: however the RC does corner very well. :)
Overheat is an issue that can be...
Forum: KTM Duke Pictures   09-27-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 134,623
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Random pic, reminds me of those hills & the...

Random pic, reminds me of those hills & the corners
Forum: KTM Duke General Discussion   09-27-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,764
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Michelins...

Michelins...
Forum: India   09-27-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,991
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Duke 390 is the undisputed bike currently. The...

Duke 390 is the undisputed bike currently. The main issues are like.

> Needs better cooling (SPAL radiator fan is not available in India) OEM Kinetic Tiagene is not so good needs replacement...
Forum: Issues and Troubleshooting   09-23-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,580
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Well before opening the engine cover try rolling...

Well before opening the engine cover try rolling back the changes that you did if its not a big deal & as u have already planned; it will determine whether the fault is in your new PCV or Gear...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-21-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,675
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
You just stole my thoughts while understanding my...

You just stole my thoughts while understanding my issue exactly what I wanted to explain.
But
=>My fan operates in opposite direction (Normal operation) pushes air towards the forks instead of...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-21-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,675
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Maybe mine will too but i have never waited for...

Maybe mine will too but i have never waited for it to shut on its own because it would result in wastage of fuel.
Also as I have mentioned in a thread earlier; my fan pushes air towards the fork...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-20-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,675
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
I appreciate your input. But have to ask here did...

I appreciate your input. But have to ask here did your OEM fan cut off eventually. Was your OEM fan kinetic tiagene?

I am using normal inugel non synthetic coolant by Motul. Never tried a...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-20-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,675
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Well everything is alright the things that you...

Well everything is alright the things that you have mentioned. There s no lack in coolant or anything. If temp sensor is bad then why is it same for my other friends running duke 390. Might be an...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-20-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,675
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Radiator Fan never cuts off (while bike is stationary)

Hello all.

This thread is regarding the radiator fan of Duke 390 which I have owned since 2014 June. Last month my factory fitted fan went bad (kinetic Tiagene) again the showroom guys fitted a...
Forum: KTMDukeForum Site Feedback, Help & Support   09-20-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,229,259
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Ya being region specific is good; but I also like...

Ya being region specific is good; but I also like what it is now where we are uniting at a global level for the same (duke 390) and brotherhood. :-)
Forum: Issues and Troubleshooting   09-20-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,624
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
You re right.

You re right.
Forum: Issues and Troubleshooting   09-19-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,624
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
What I know about the steering head bearing is...

What I know about the steering head bearing is actually called "Cone Set"

Probably the worst is faced by me in here. I had really really rusty Cone set or as called in this thread 'steering head...
Forum: Issues and Troubleshooting   09-19-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 64,721
Posted By Partha Saikia 2
Yes it does in my case also. 1 bar cooler and...

Yes it does in my case also. 1 bar cooler and smoother than 7100.
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