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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 32,730
Posted By MrHix
Thanks Steve! Cheers, MrHix

Thanks Steve!

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 32,730
Posted By MrHix
DabsAlot, What time do you expect to get to...

DabsAlot,

What time do you expect to get to Williamsburg exit (Hwy YY)? I live in Troy and would like to meet you there if possible.

Thanks,

MrHix
'12 KTM 690 ER
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By MrHix
Pinlock refers to the anti-fog insert that goes...

Pinlock refers to the anti-fog insert that goes on the inside of the shield.

T.O.P. refers to the tear off system. Tear offs need a flat plane to work so there is no vertical curve in the shields...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
But much of the premium contains alcohol too. ...

But much of the premium contains alcohol too. Check the pump stickers for info on individual mixes.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By MrHix
I'm not sure about the 690 filters, but on the...

I'm not sure about the 690 filters, but on the smaller bikes "they" say that high rpms before the oil soaks the element & fills the air spaces?

Is the bike still running good?

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
If you are in the US, no. Our bikes are set up...

If you are in the US, no. Our bikes are set up for 91 AKI or sometimes PON ((R+M)/2).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octane_rating

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,322
Posted By MrHix
Thanks. Have fun on whatever continent you...

Thanks.

Have fun on whatever continent you are on!

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,322
Posted By MrHix
sieg, Are you going to post the tracks? I...

sieg,

Are you going to post the tracks? I am trying to make room on my schedule for the ride, but if I can't, I would like to ride it some other time!

Thanks for all the work,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
I didn't use any wire, I put the quick disconnect...

I didn't use any wire, I put the quick disconnect ends right on the resistor wire and put heat shrink over the whole mess.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Short Levers

OK,

I used the brute force method (torch, hacksaw, and file) and it worked great.

http://rs1280.pbsrc.com/albums/a497/MrHix99/FrontBrakeLever_zpsaf9898c3.jpg~320x480?t=1404135572 ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Easy to check for loose wires to the coil, too. ...

Easy to check for loose wires to the coil, too.

Good luck,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By MrHix
Hey CC, MrHix here in Troy, MO too. I ride...

Hey CC,

MrHix here in Troy, MO too. I ride a '12 KTM 690 Enduro R and if you need some help, I have the proverbial BFH, pipe wrench, and prybar to fix almost any machine (and I mean FIX).

Let...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Try this thread, post #1521: ...

Try this thread, post #1521: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=568324&page=102

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,079
Views: 723,616
Posted By MrHix
Thanks MarkM and BigDog. I'll check out Gateway....

Thanks MarkM and BigDog. I'll check out Gateway.

I think of my 690 as a dirt bike and am more concerned with function over pretty. I looked at the bag across the top and thought it would make it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,079
Views: 723,616
Posted By MrHix
Wolfman E-12 and Rolie Bag?

Does anyone in the St Louis MO area have the Wolfman E-12 bags? I am thinking about getting them for my KTM 690 ER and would like to see them first.

I am also interested in seeing a medium Rolie...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 32,730
Posted By MrHix
This pic looks like you are hunting hay bales...

This pic looks like you are hunting hay bales while hiding in the grass on the left.

Is it rifle season yet or still bow season?

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
So all I need to do is push the bike over a few...

So all I need to do is push the bike over a few times til the levers bend, cut the bike's balls off, and I am good to go!

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By MrHix
I put Vibranators on my KTM 690 ER and it helped...

I put Vibranators on my KTM 690 ER and it helped with the vibrations quite a bit.

http://www.vibranator.com/dual_sport_s/21.htm Call to make sure you get the right ones.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Nick, Is the front brake lever listed (...

Nick,

Is the front brake lever listed ( http://www.wemoto.com/bikes/ktm/690_enduro_r/12/picture/front_brake_lever/ ) the short version (to match the clutch length)?

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
I am going to do the nub mod on a short clutch...

I am going to do the nub mod on a short clutch lever. It looks like an EXC or XCF-W front brake lever may work on the 690???

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Yes, but I want short levers WITH BALLS!!! I...

Yes, but I want short levers WITH BALLS!!! I don't have a torch so recasting the ends is not an option.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Short Front Brake Lever '12 690 ER

Is there a stock KTM front brake lever (from another bike?) shorter than the 690 Enduro lever that will fit the bike?

Thanks,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:23 AM
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Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Thanks! MrHix

Thanks!

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Bill, Which year 250 SX-F clutch lever is...

Bill,

Which year 250 SX-F clutch lever is that with the adjustable push rod?

Also, does the SX-F front brake lever fit the 690 and is it shorter like the clutch lever?

Thanks,

MrHix
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By MrHix
I used to ride out of Twin Lakes. I was there a...

I used to ride out of Twin Lakes. I was there a few years ago and they have done a lot of logging & the Blue Trail there is almost impossible to find. I remember the hills on 55 (now I guess it is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By MrHix
Street Ride to Hick's BBQ, 14 June 2014 (Mo)

If we make it through Friday the 13th, some friends & I are going to head down to Potosi, Bixby, to Hick's BBQ for a late lunch. All pavement, but a nice bit of twisties. We are going to meet in...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By MrHix
I agree with Laconic. Get her as much protection...

I agree with Laconic. Get her as much protection as you can that she will wear. What would you want if you were the passenger?

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By MrHix
I like the Pirelli MT-43 on the rear of my 690...

I like the Pirelli MT-43 on the rear of my 690 better than the Heidenau K-60. I think the larger gaps throw more of the small rocks and I get a little more traction. MT-43 works OK on the road.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,860
Views: 1,217,827
Posted By MrHix
Brake snake is made to keep things from going...

Brake snake is made to keep things from going between the lever & the cases. It may keep the pedal tip on the snake after it is broken off :D. I switched to the CleanSpeed Engineering lever & a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
It looks like you may have gotten the wrong tool...

It looks like you may have gotten the wrong tool kit. I don't remember what came in my kit, but there are sometimes special wrenches for specific bikes. Check back with the dealer.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MrHix
Thanks J. MrHix

Thanks J.

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MrHix
Why didn't the Rolie bag work for you? I am...

Why didn't the Rolie bag work for you? I am looking at putting it on my rack, not on the rear of the seat.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MrHix
Thanks folks. I am looking for light camping...

Thanks folks.

I am looking for light camping (bivvy sack & small air matress, 0.5 l fuel & MSR Whispetlight, etc). I would prefer no pannier racks but I do have a TT rear rack. Just talked to ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MrHix
I thought about it but it is very easy to get...

I thought about it but it is very easy to get lost in over 100 pages of posts.

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MrHix
KTM 690 with Wolfman E-12 & Tail Bag?

I did some searching and could not find any info on this particular combination. I have a TT rear rack and am looking for a setup that would work well for a long weekend trip camping. I would like...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Sorry, I forgot to mention that I changed...

Sorry,

I forgot to mention that I changed the fork guards to the old style open ones. They don't push the sox up.

2007 250 XCF-W Chassis, part #92, $27 @ KTMpartshouse.com

Cheers,

MrHix
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,171
Posted By MrHix
I am still working on a good front tire for my...

I am still working on a good front tire for my KTM 690 (currently with a Pirelli Scorpion Rally), but I really like the Pirelli MT-43 "Trials" tire on the back. It works well on the road and better...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,860
Views: 1,217,827
Posted By MrHix
That gauge cluster looks disgusting. Zeros suck,...

That gauge cluster looks disgusting. Zeros suck, time to get some MPH and miles on that beast!!!

Have fun,

MrHix
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
I use Shock Sox: ...

I use Shock Sox: http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1059/29331/Shock-Sox-Fork-Seal-Guards?term=shock%20sox

They just rip off in seconds when I wash the bike. I just wash them in a bucket and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17,623
Views: 1,854,173
Posted By MrHix
Munn Racing (Texas, USA) has the KTM ones for...

Munn Racing (Texas, USA) has the KTM ones for $288 + S&H.

Cheers,

MrHix
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