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Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:31 PM
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Posted By v8toilet
I can agree that its possible the 390 frame isn't...

I can agree that its possible the 390 frame isn't up to the task but trellis frames can be extremely strong. The 950/990 Super Enduro and the actual rally bike all have trellis frames. If there...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
No doubt this is because you ONLY used paper oil...

No doubt this is because you ONLY used paper oil filters and never deviated from the factory recommended Motorex (wink, wink).

Kidding aside, why did you pull it down? Is it just the engineer in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Looking for a clean way to either: A. Relocate...

Looking for a clean way to either:
A. Relocate the ignition key or
B. Add a master switch that will kill all power during quick stops.

Tired of trying to reach the key under my Scotts/HDB/tank...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
I have a Scotts but if I were you I'd double...

I have a Scotts but if I were you I'd double check part numbers on your kit. I think 2012 had changes that necessitated changes by GPR.
Up to p/n 11 ends in 030 12+ ends in 071.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
And clutch switch if not in neutral.

And clutch switch if not in neutral.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
My rear filler has a side vent custom [emoji3] ...

My rear filler has a side vent custom [emoji3]

I'm wanting something for my front rally raid tanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Is there a version of the Acerbis vented gas cap...

Is there a version of the Acerbis vented gas cap that doesn't require a one way breather? I hate those little hoses sticking up. My old billet neck Rally Raid Evo 1's had been modified for a side...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-11-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 60,865
Posted By v8toilet
As much as I love my KTMs the company is not...

As much as I love my KTMs the company is not quick to correct issues. If you want one buy one and fix the flaws. The 690 has a number of known issues including an airbox that leaks dust a la the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Err... My 08 and 2014 shock both have it. Bottom...

Err... My 08 and 2014 shock both have it. Bottom right hand side of shock from back of bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
I'm not very big 5'8" 153 lbs wifey is 5'7" 115. ...

I'm not very big 5'8" 153 lbs wifey is 5'7" 115. I hate riding the 690 two up. Too cramped. Props to these folks for doing it. What am I doing wrong?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Seam located inside the main mounting point...

Seam located inside the main mounting point (central) hole. Could've been fatigue, reassembly error, crash, etc. I can't be certain what caused it but I'm certain it needs replacing.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Posted to flea market but thought I'd drop a line...

Posted to flea market but thought I'd drop a line here.
My second set of Rally Raid EVO1's just died. If you upgraded to the EVO2's I might buy your old set of EVO1's. PM me. Want the EVO2's but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
The geometry or offset was changed in the triples...

The geometry or offset was changed in the triples in 2012+ Not sure about fitment for your purposes.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Yes the suspension is extremely stiff or harsh...

Yes the suspension is extremely stiff or harsh and deflects excessively. My favorite feature however is the awesome rear end swapping that wants to happen to me lately which I guess is a byproduct of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Every time I leave my earplugs out I think the...

Every time I leave my earplugs out I think the engine is coming apart.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Maybe nothing guess I've been lucky. .

Maybe nothing guess I've been lucky. .
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
Yes or you could try an aftermarket shield made...

Yes or you could try an aftermarket shield made of something less conductive like carbon fiber. I believe the stock exhaust has a catalytic converter and it runs very hot. Most people change the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Being a hater (laughable slang) has nothing to do...

Being a hater (laughable slang) has nothing to do with a statement of proven fact based on numerous reports by third parties and my own personal experience with multiple 690 air filters including...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
So I wanted to check in about my 2008 18,000 ish...

So I wanted to check in about my 2008 18,000 ish miles. I'm still on the original fuel pump, fuel filter, rocker arms, cam chain tensioner etc, the injector has never been removed or cleaned to my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
The 690 airbox doesn't work perfectly from the...

The 690 airbox doesn't work perfectly from the factory. Just an FYI
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock...

Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock exhaust?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,185
Posted By v8toilet
A 12 year old platorm and the Adv. market still...

A 12 year old platorm and the Adv. market still hasn't been able to create a better one. I traded my SE last year and I'm back in the hunt for another LC8/Adv.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,485
Posted By v8toilet
A good suspension setup keeps the power going to...

A good suspension setup keeps the power going to the ground where it belongs. Good suspension will make you more aware of the power and how you can use it. I sometimes think riders would get more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,485
Posted By v8toilet
A few points. Everyone has bad work and...

A few points.

Everyone has bad work and unhappy customers, period. No human or team of humans is ever operating at 100% all the time. Likewise some people are never happy, even if the work was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By v8toilet
FP Racing makes some really nice one's but they...

FP Racing makes some really nice one's but they are a bit spendy. Their short lever is only a .5" shorter though.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/fp-racing-ktm-690-enduro-950-990-sport-lever-set

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
My cap has started leaking out of the top where...

My cap has started leaking out of the top where the overflow nipple goes into the cap, might check there right after you ride.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
The K60 only has the strip down the center on the...

The K60 only has the strip down the center on the 140-80-17 and up. The 140-80-18 and 130 do not have the strip based on my experience. Could've changed though.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 685,358
Posted By v8toilet
I have the evo1 tanks and the Fandango is a pain,...

I have the evo1 tanks and the Fandango is a pain, it sits partially on the filler caps. I had the original Sandstorm (not the sport) it would've been way too big for my 690. Would like something...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
I thought it was the EXC rotors that fit??

I thought it was the EXC rotors that fit??
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19,891
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Posted By v8toilet
My 276c rides in the over priced and oversized...

My 276c rides in the over priced and oversized touratech mvg mount. 9 years 11 bikes no squaks. Hard to read when it starts flopping around but no direct shock to the unit.

Of course I think...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
I remember seeing a post about cutting out an...

I remember seeing a post about cutting out an internal plastic window that is the culprit?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-03-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 199,876
Posted By v8toilet
I thought some of the 990 LC8s had this...

I thought some of the 990 LC8s had this problem... I'll see if I can find it.

Edit: Here are a few
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917813
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Mine on my 08 E model like yours was replaced...

Mine on my 08 E model like yours was replaced back in 09. It is now starting to create the fine powder that clouds the display. The 08 SMC I purchased recently was replaced under warranty this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
The display has been updated since 2009. The...

The display has been updated since 2009. The failures are well documented. My 2008 got a new cluster under good will this winter.

However the fuse popping should be easy to test just leave the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
A certain entity... lol

A certain entity... lol
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Acetone will damage certain plastics, YMMV

Acetone will damage certain plastics, YMMV
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Pretty sure Lukas recommended the Garfield or...

Pretty sure Lukas recommended the Garfield or Euro model a few pages back. He knows his stuff so I defer to him. I think I have the Garfield model on one of mine as well. Might be on both of em......
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Excellent

Excellent
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Dumb question but the 2014 rear shock fits the 08...

Dumb question but the 2014 rear shock fits the 08 right?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19,891
Views: 2,311,640
Posted By v8toilet
Its been too long since I installed mine. Trying...

Its been too long since I installed mine. Trying to recall what else there is that could've been bumped or tweaked. You test rode after the tanks, more to mess up in the front.

Bike is in...
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