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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:10 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
According to the service manual for my 2013: ...

According to the service manual for my 2013:

"Nut, engine sprocket M20x1,5 80Nm (59 lbf ft) Loctite 243"
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:05 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Ok, so I was a bit snarky, mea culpa. I seem to...

Ok, so I was a bit snarky, mea culpa. I seem to get a hair across my ass over mapping questions that are answered in absolutes. Anyway, olive branch extended, let's move on, it seems there are folks...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:32 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
I realize what bike he has, but there is...

I realize what bike he has, but there is information in that thread that will help him more than a yes or no answer to a question, especially when he may or may not know what he is actually asking.
...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:06 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
You should really do some reading on this subject...

You should really do some reading on this subject (start with the TuneECU thread) because without the background information you may not understand that some of these responses are not blanket...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By sprouty115
Nothing against the Wings, but the FMF Q4 is a...

Nothing against the Wings, but the FMF Q4 is a solid option as well.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
I'm also using the Profil filter that mounts...

I'm also using the Profil filter that mounts under the top of the gas cap. I've had it on for about 15 fill-ups and just pulled it out the other day. Absolutely no debris in it so considering that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By sprouty115
I'm guessing the plastic piece up on the top of...

I'm guessing the plastic piece up on the top of the frame that the shrouds slide into is missing? I would suggest he looks up the part on any site that has the microfiche for OEM parts.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By sprouty115
Well how about that? I got nuthin for...

Well how about that?

I got nuthin for SSDave...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By sprouty115
(415) 968-9467 ...Google search "KTM Twins...

(415) 968-9467

...Google search "KTM Twins phone number"
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Just got a note from the folks at Hammerhead...

Just got a note from the folks at Hammerhead Designs about a request for a shift lever for my 2013 690 - they now have them in-stock. They are the CNC version, Type-6.

I have no affiliation...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 07:52 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Use these:...

Use these: http://www.mcmaster.com/#silicone-caps/=xuueqs
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Check the wires on the coil...

Check the wires on the coil...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 02:53 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Ok, it's yours. PM me your address and I'll get...

Ok, it's yours. PM me your address and I'll get you a shipping cost. Just a heads-up, I'm out of town for work for the next few days so I wont be able to ship it until Thursday.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Do you really want another one if they send it to...

Do you really want another one if they send it to you? Mine isn't cracked but I'm guessing it might eventually, so I ordered up an Adventure Spec and will be offering the Flatlands up for free to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,166
Posted By sprouty115
I've had "can't connect errors" before. I...

I've had "can't connect errors" before. I believe all I had to do was switch the order of when I turned the key on and when I started the program.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
In my case I figured it was due to the lack of...

In my case I figured it was due to the lack of valve clearance. The exhaust valves were very tight - .02/.03mm, if I recall correctly.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Same location of the issue I just had with my...

Same location of the issue I just had with my exhaust rocker (valves were tight when I checked them at 4800-miles).

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f238/sprouty115/IMAG1013_zpspcyzbvpo.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:05 AM
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Views: 96,122
Posted By sprouty115
Well, when you do, please don't tell me how great...

Well, when you do, please don't tell me how great it is - I'm not sure I can afford to keep up...

Glad you had a good time, btw.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
You happy with the seat?

You happy with the seat?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 01:56 AM
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Views: 2,667
Posted By sprouty115
I just got 4800 miles out of a pair of MT21's on...

I just got 4800 miles out of a pair of MT21's on my 690. Almost all of it commuting, with plenty of miles at 75mph. Absolutely no issues with the tires. Can't say enough good things about that...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-25-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,105
Posted By sprouty115
Buy 4qts of oil. Bring 2qts and leave the other...

Buy 4qts of oil. Bring 2qts and leave the other two with someone who can ship them to you. My guess is that you won't even use 2 on the whole trip.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
http://www.enduristan.com/en/products/tool-pack.ht...

http://www.enduristan.com/en/products/tool-pack.html

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/bmw-r1200gsa-lc/enduristan-tool-roll-detail.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23,466
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Posted By sprouty115
Yeah, that definitely looks odd. Considering the...

Yeah, that definitely looks odd. Considering the price is reasonable to replace it, I would.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By sprouty115
Nikwax is good stuff, I use it on all my climbing...

Nikwax is good stuff, I use it on all my climbing gear. I might send then an email to verify it's OK with Gore Tex, though I'm pretty sure it will be fine.

Will also add - gear that get's used...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By sprouty115
There are modern tents that are bigger, lighter,...

There are modern tents that are bigger, lighter, stronger, easier to set up, more stable and more durable than a canvas tent from the 50's. But if you simply want it to live out some Moonrise...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 96,122
Posted By sprouty115
Got it... As for the issue with the tank...

Got it...

As for the issue with the tank bolts, there was a problem with excess play in the urethane bushing but that was addressed in 2013. The design, however remained the same (bolts threaded...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 96,122
Posted By sprouty115
But you're carrying a spare set of handguards? ...

But you're carrying a spare set of handguards? Doesn't make sense - unless your list is a combination of spares you'll be carrying and other parts you're upgrading before the trip?

Also no...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 96,122
Posted By sprouty115
Do you really intend to carry a spare RR bash...

Do you really intend to carry a spare RR bash plate?

Also, you can ride a bike with no brake levers, but a missing clutch lever is a bigger issue.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 417,904
Posted By sprouty115
^ Nice.

^ Nice.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,627
Posted By sprouty115
Sounds like it's more common than I realized...so...

Sounds like it's more common than I realized...so then does that mean that the other dual sport helmets allow you to wear googles with the shield down?
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,627
Posted By sprouty115
Ok, so at the risk of sounding like I'm on...

Ok, so at the risk of sounding like I'm on mission to convert everyone (I'm really not), a visor is not about style on a street bike for the exact reason you mention - it blocks the sun when it's low...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,627
Posted By sprouty115
It's funny how some people (myself included,...

It's funny how some people (myself included, obviously) love this helmet, and others don't. I was certain this helmet was never going to get a bad review. Shows you what I know...:1drink
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
Yeah, you got some wet in your future if you...

Yeah, you got some wet in your future if you head-out this morning.



Thanks, those look pretty good, I'll check them out. Wondering if it's worth going up in price to get the finger material...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,627
Posted By sprouty115
:huh

:huh
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 417,904
Posted By sprouty115
Camping gear selection is about a number of...

Camping gear selection is about a number of things and they can be ranked differently depending on an equal number of things. In my opinion, most people consider comfort and weight near the top, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 96,122
Posted By sprouty115
(I think I just nuked my own post...) ...

(I think I just nuked my own post...)

Anyway, yes, set up is critical in chasing this down.

And to Fwd25, no, all things being equal, that may make it worse by decreasing trail.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
Yeah, Klim gloves are nice provided you can find...

Yeah, Klim gloves are nice provided you can find a pair that fits. I had the same issue with their Adventure glove: the XL was super tight, in the palm area, the 2XL was a bit loose in the palm and...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,627
Posted By sprouty115
I have no issues wearing glasses with this helmet...

I have no issues wearing glasses with this helmet and I wear Ray Ban's with very wide stems. In fact it's more comfortable than my RF1100.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
Revzilla youtube review mentions it, as well as...

Revzilla youtube review mentions it, as well as another review, but good to know you didn't think anything of it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 49,605
Posted By sprouty115
Yeah, good point - I wouldn't. But I'm assuming...

Yeah, good point - I wouldn't. But I'm assuming there would be other factors - price, seat height, gov regs, maybe fuel economy, maybe a WR transmission (if they're smart), that might make it...
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