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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
My bike (2013), didn't have any noticeable play...

My bike (2013), didn't have any noticeable play in the lower or upper tank bolts when I tried to lift the tank. But...I replaced them anyway. The RR design seems to address some of the deisgn...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Hey look, a chicken!

Hey look, a chicken!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:30 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Do a little research and then dive in. You will...

Do a little research and then dive in. You will do no damage to your bike if you're not ham fisted and can follow simple instructions. On the other hand, if you do have an issue (which I doubt you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
I was wondering this as well. Is there a...

I was wondering this as well. Is there a significant increase in performance (or at least enough to justify the extra weight)?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
I weigh about the same as you with my gear on and...

I weigh about the same as you with my gear on and I agree completely - soften up the front, add the stiffer spring on the rear and then ride it hard, that seems to be the magic recipe, well at least...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Little details like this make all the difference....

Little details like this make all the difference. Very cool.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15,530
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Posted By sprouty115
Hope it doesn't too. But did you at least do the...

Hope it doesn't too. But did you at least do the zip-tie connection mod? http://ktm690.info/index.php/690_Hall_of_Wisdom#Radiator_Diffuser_Mount
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15,530
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Posted By sprouty115
Don't drop the bike?

Don't drop the bike?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 08:32 AM
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Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
I've only run the loop once with a few of the...

I've only run the loop once with a few of the guys but my 690 has the opposite problem - I think I used third gear for 10 seconds all day, otherwise I was in first or second the whole time. And on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
+1 Really great tool.<?xml:namespace prefix = o...

+1 Really great tool.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Besides that, I consider adjustable wrenches the evil-girlfriends of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Probably, but it doesn't seem to be common...

Probably, but it doesn't seem to be common knowledge yet...
BTW, here is the link I promised: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19045143&postcount=162
AMa is pretty solid with his data,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Like all decisions, there are pro's and con's: ...

Like all decisions, there are pro's and con's:
The rally raid filter is a "performance filter" in that is does away with the major restrictive element inbthe intake tract: the snorkel. Use it,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Like all decisions, there are pro's and con's: ...

Like all decisions, there are pro's and con's:
The rally raid filter is a "performance filter" in that is does away with the major restrictive element in the intake tract: the snorkel. Use it,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Here is another filter option - DNA. Doesn't get...

Here is another filter option - DNA. Doesn't get mentioned much but the make a very high quality product.
https://www.e-dnafilters.com/Product.asp?ID=984
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 04:05 PM
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Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Not a good option if you don't want to mess with...

Not a good option if you don't want to mess with the mapping and want to keep the same noise level (the RR system is much louder and should be re-mapped).
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 11:32 AM
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Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Tools get stored on top of the seat (under your...

Tools get stored on top of the seat (under your ass) - makes the seat much more comfortable...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:43 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
I put a 9.6Kg/mm spring (Slavens Racing) on my...

I put a 9.6Kg/mm spring (Slavens Racing) on my bike because at 245lbs it was way undersprung stock. I couldn't be happier. Some more discussion around post #14259...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15,530
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Posted By sprouty115
Probably need more if it wasn't contacting...

Probably need more if it wasn't contacting everywhere you wanted it to. So how long did you let it cure before pulling it off?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Dirty, this? ...

Dirty, this? http://slavensracing.com/shop/super-mini-fuel-filter-kit-by-golan/

If so, that looks pretty nifty.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:53 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
External fuel filter? Also have a question:...

External fuel filter?

Also have a question: while you have it all torn apart, do you inspect the roller bearing play (radial and lateral)? If so, what do you consider acceptable?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11,298
Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
Oh shit! That's funny stuff. What was going on...

Oh shit! That's funny stuff. What was going on there? Looked like you were in the left lane and then he tried to pass? Doesn't seem like such a great idea at a bridge crossing!
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Then I'd be willing to bet it's still...

Then I'd be willing to bet it's still functioning. As far as I know, the map toggle only turns off the error code.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
The restriction is the snorkle. If you replace...

The restriction is the snorkle. If you replace that with either the EVO1 cover and filter or the Rally Raid aluminum frame/filter you should remap. If you simply install a foam Uni Filter and put...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Stupid question, but did you actually remove the...

Stupid question, but did you actually remove the SAI or just "disable" it with Tune ECU? Because if KTM is anything like Triumph all disabling it in the map does is turn off the error code.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,298
Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
Oh, NFW...

Oh, NFW...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:17 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Seesm to be some info on this thread:...

Seesm to be some info on this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=591036
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11,298
Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
The occasional peek at ADVrider keeps me sane at...

The occasional peek at ADVrider keeps me sane at work...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11,298
Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyD8Mpv_4zM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyD8Mpv_4zM
Forum: 2 smokers 03-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,712
Posted By sprouty115
Very well done!

Very well done!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11,298
Views: 633,211
Posted By sprouty115
Sorry, but you can't leave that hanging...

Sorry, but you can't leave that hanging...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By sprouty115
Search out "KTM 690 OEM parts" or something...

Search out "KTM 690 OEM parts" or something similar and then look at the microfiche exploded views. That should clear things up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 1,583,383
Posted By sprouty115
Yup...

Yup...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By sprouty115
Yeah, I respect that. This place is sort of like...

Yeah, I respect that. This place is sort of like a bar, and in that respect you don't generally whip out pics of your girl while she's standing next to you...but I am happy he's testing the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 115,270
Posted By sprouty115
http://ktm690.info/index.php/Main_Page Also...

http://ktm690.info/index.php/Main_Page

Also search this thread for anything you can think of: “reliability”, break down”, “tool recommendations” etc. or, if you have no life like me, read it from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By sprouty115
Holy shit! That must have been one hell of a...

Holy shit! That must have been one hell of a crash.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Yes, but always check the diameter of the body...

Yes, but always check the diameter of the body bolt/screw to compare it to what manual lists it as just to be sure.

You can also check the microfiche on any of the OEM parts sites and that can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
Yes. You follow this link and download the...

Yes.
You follow this link and download the user's manual:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
I've been with this thread from the beginning and...

I've been with this thread from the beginning and I'm pretty sure your the first to fit the open air cover. Since that is the most restrictive item on the previous version, I would start there. Put...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
It may be all that anyone has done but that...

It may be all that anyone has done but that doesn't mean it's what you should do. I also don't remember reading about anyone hooking up a '14 to a dyno yet. The fact that the bike ran poorly after...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 132,366
Posted By sprouty115
+1 I can't imagine opening up both the intake...

+1 I can't imagine opening up both the intake and exhaust and not remapping any fuel injected bike...
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