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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,999
Posted By leanin
Thumb Re:moccasin gap in the rain

Bo, another great ride report! Thank-you very much for the expert guide service and excellent trip report. We had an absolute BLAST riding with you!!! I wish we could do it again this weekend. We...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 141,883
Posted By leanin
If the current speedometer/hour meters are like...

If the current speedometer/hour meters are like the one on my '05. The hour meter starts keeping time when the tire moves, not necessarily when the motor is running. So, if the wheel sensor isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
FWIW the rockers and shaft on my 2013 with 6,000...

FWIW the rockers and shaft on my 2013 with 6,000 miles look like new.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
You can buy sheets of it from Uni-Filter. Yes, I...

You can buy sheets of it from Uni-Filter. Yes, I oil it just like a regular air filter. Its just easier to work with because it is flat.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
Trev, I did something similar using window screen...

Trev, I did something similar using window screen and air filter foam on top. It catches at least 95% of the dirt/dust and the flat foam is simple to clean/oil compared to the Uni-Filter which is a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 260,870
Posted By leanin
That's interesting that it hasn't damaged your...

That's interesting that it hasn't damaged your turn signal. I agree that the canister doesn't get that hot and can be touched with a bare hand. Its the hot exhaust blowing on the turn signal that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 260,870
Posted By leanin
Eh? The turn signal on my 2013 made it 5200 miles...

The turn signal on my 2013 made it 5200 miles with the stock thermo nuclear reactor. But within 200 miles an FMF Q4 had melted the bottom 1/3 of the turn signal. As mentioned above, the turn signal...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 31,206
Posted By leanin
Eakins, is Jan 1st when we'll be able to order...

Eakins, is Jan 1st when we'll be able to order the AZBDR map and DVD?
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 240,480
Posted By leanin
I had a 950 and now have a 690. It really...

I had a 950 and now have a 690. It really depends on what you want to do and where you want to ride. There's no doubt that the 950 is a much better hiway bike. But, for the riding I REALLY like, I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,283
Posted By leanin
SDD04, which dealer did you use? I'm in the...

SDD04, which dealer did you use? I'm in the Tulsa area and haven't taken the bike to a dealer yet and am not sure which I'd use if I really needed one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,283
Posted By leanin
Here are the values my 2013 came with: Top in...

Here are the values my 2013 came with:
Top in tuneecu 8.5 0.55v not touching throttle valve
Bottom in tuneecu 0 0.28v not touching throttle valve
Top in tuneecu 8.5 0.32v closing throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 240,480
Posted By leanin
I wonder whether the tuneecu software will work...

I wonder whether the tuneecu software will work with the new ride by wire. I'd sure hate to lose the ability to use tuneecu on the 690.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
Your cleaning method sounds significantly easier...

Your cleaning method sounds significantly easier than the "spray cleaner". My concern would be whether the diesel or kerosene damaged the glue holding the pods together. Do you know if uni-filter...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
Hmm, thinking about your question, I may've...

Hmm, thinking about your question, I may've misunderstood what you were asking. If you're concerned that the pre-filter will become clogged sooner because of it having less filter area than the dual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
No, its a pre-filter that lies on top of the...

No, its a pre-filter that lies on top of the uni-filter or stock filter, Its separated from the regular filter with a screen. I use the EVO cover also. Since the pre-filter is just a flat piece of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
I made a pre-filter using a flat sheet of uni...

I made a pre-filter using a flat sheet of uni foam and a screen to keep the stock filter from allowing dust in. It worked great and I didn't get any more dust past the stock filter. After replacing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
I used a sheet of aluminum to provide the backing...

I used a sheet of aluminum to provide the backing for the soft bags and to use as a place to bolt a tool tube and rotopax. A friend uses the Wolfman Expedition bags with the TT racks without a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
It wasn't my bike and I don't have any pics. I'm...

It wasn't my bike and I don't have any pics. I'm pretty sure the owner contacted RR when we got back from the trip to notify them of the problem.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,996
Posted By leanin
I have many, many fond memories of the '73 Yamaha...

I have many, many fond memories of the '73 Yamaha CT175. My grand-dad rode one. I had the '73 Yamaha LT100. We used them like many ranchers used horses back then. The 175 was a MUCH better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
I don't think you'll need to modify the TT racks...

I don't think you'll need to modify the TT racks to be more robust than the RR. The TT has dual struts going to the peg mounts AND a strut connecting the racks in the back. On a recent trip to Moab...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
I don't remember which country you are in, but,...

I don't remember which country you are in, but, you might look for a car radiator repair shop. Radiator repair technology(brazing/welding) has been around a long time. :) I've had friends take...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
Good idea and thanks Uller!

Good idea and thanks Uller!
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
:clap

:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-08-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,653
Posted By leanin
What a great weekend in Clayton! It had all the...

What a great weekend in Clayton! It had all the key ingredients of a great ride...dust, mud, heat, cold, rain, flats, bush whacking, getting lost, old friends, new friends, live music by a camp...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By leanin
If you can find a new one for "9k and change",...

If you can find a new one for "9k and change", I'd agree. New ones can be hard to find. In early April this year, 2 friends gave up on ever receiving the ones they ordered in January. They called...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,860,044
Posted By leanin
yes The KTM are just powdercoated TT...

yes


The KTM are just powdercoated TT racks. The KTM is made of stainless steel too.

yes
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-17-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 132,006
Posted By leanin
Tim, THANK-YOU so much for putting these rides...

Tim, THANK-YOU so much for putting these rides together and posting your tracks. I know it takes a lot of time and work. But, a lot of us really appreciated it. I'd sure like to buy you lunch the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,954
Posted By leanin
Have you adjusted the rod that goes into the rear...

Have you adjusted the rod that goes into the rear master cylinder? If it doesn't have enough "slack", it won't let the brake fluid back into the master cylinder quick enough after releasing the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,283
Posted By leanin
That's what I'm following now. But, the write-up...

That's what I'm following now. But, the write-up is for an older model. I'm trying to find out if the values he shows for THAD and APAD are correct for the 2013. Have you used the values he shows...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,283
Posted By leanin
Can anyone tell me the correct THAD and APAD...

Can anyone tell me the correct THAD and APAD values for a 2013 690? I've been thru this whole thread. Others have asked, but, there was never a reply.

Over the last 200 miles, my 2013 with 4400...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,440
Posted By leanin
My stock 2013 690R starts in gear if the clutch...

My stock 2013 690R starts in gear if the clutch is pulled in and the kickstand is up. Some replacement clutch levers take away this capability.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
I doubt you'll have issues. 4 buddies and I put...

I doubt you'll have issues. 4 buddies and I put the KTM racks on our 2013s and none of us had a problem with alignment. However, I would recommend using lock washers AND loc tite on the bolts that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,882
Posted By leanin
Gotta love how frequently dr650 owners turn...

Gotta love how frequently dr650 owners turn questions about other bikes into RTW rants. Probably less than .00001% of dr650s ever do an RTW. But, they sure love to tell you how they could.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
These are the ones I was referring to:...

These are the ones I was referring to: http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-690-enduro-smc-heavy-duty-suitcase-carrier-system They even come in TT packaging. Apparently, which is a better deal depends on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 595,219
Posted By leanin
Get the KTM hard luggage racks. They are exactly...

Get the KTM hard luggage racks. They are exactly the same as the TT stainless racks, but, they are already powder coated black. If you order them from a dealer that gives a discount, they are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,283
Posted By leanin
Please explain what you man by "Richen it up......

Please explain what you man by "Richen it up... Leave it stock if its a 2013." Are you saying leave the stock intake and exhaust, but richen the fuel mixture? Or something else?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-24-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 132,006
Posted By leanin
:clap

:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-24-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 132,006
Posted By leanin
Yeah, you should've joined us, the conditions...

Yeah, you should've joined us, the conditions were perfect. Unless you were riding a xr70, I doubt your "kids bike" would've had any problems staying up with our pace.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 132,006
Posted By leanin
:eek1 I sure hope it was an 800. If you went up...

:eek1 I sure hope it was an 800. If you went up those washouts on a 1200 or 1150 :eek2
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 132,006
Posted By leanin
: eek1 I sure hope it was an 800. If you went...

:
eek1 I sure hope it was an 800. If you went up those washouts on a 1200 or 1150 :eek2
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