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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:56 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
I know the feeling :wink: I'm waiting for some...

I know the feeling :wink: I'm waiting for some packages from KTM for some days now and look forward to have this Christmas morning spirit in the middle of March when the courier will make the call....
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
To be honest never bothered. It was just for the...

To be honest never bothered. It was just for the first part of our Uzbek crossing, that we encountered only 78 octane and if you don't whack the throttle like a maniac, despite the high compression...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
True, but they also recommend to use lof only one...

True, but they also recommend to use lof only one tank.




Same for pre '14 bikes. Only difference is the way the throttle movement is transferred to the TB. '14-'15 - Electronic, '08-'13 -...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Short side story. Upon returning from our Asian...

Short side story.
Upon returning from our Asian trip without any plans for future rides or means to continue our previous adventures, one thing was clear: I needed to bring back my 690 to life. Such...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
The maps are different for EPT (throttle curve)...

The maps are different for EPT (throttle curve) but identical for FI in all 3 settings soft/normal/aggressive (it can be checked in TuneECU).
A different FI map per switch position would require a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 103,155
Posted By mrwwwhite
Awesome ride!!! Congrats on the 110 crossing.

Awesome ride!!! Congrats on the 110 crossing.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 81,762
Posted By mrwwwhite
Then best bet search for Andrea Dianda on...

Then best bet search for Andrea Dianda on Facebook. He has CF replicas at half the price of the OEM RFR.
I confused the price for the RFR 2015 bashplate in my above post. The fender is only ~600.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Back to the suspension! For the rear is...

Back to the suspension!
For the rear is different. First off only 08-11 “R” models have 275mm travel to start from. The rest have only 250mm and doing this mod you only end up with ~270mm of travel....
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 81,762
Posted By mrwwwhite
The reason he asked I'm afraid. RRP kit is...

The reason he asked I'm afraid. RRP kit is basically a 950 low fender with the necessary brackets to fit the enduro forks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 81,762
Posted By mrwwwhite
I bet you want a cheaper than the OEM RFR parts...

I bet you want a cheaper than the OEM RFR parts (480 for pre'14 and 820 for 2015 RFR). One option would be Perfect Fairings as they have a pre14 copy from glass fiber starting at 120 or CF at 200...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 250,084
Posted By mrwwwhite
EBay :) try motorcycle windshield bolt and start...

EBay :) try motorcycle windshield bolt and start from there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Cheers:freaky, It's quite high at 11.7:1 but...

Cheers:freaky,

It's quite high at 11.7:1 but it runs ok with any fuel. The worst I put was 78 in Uzbekistan as they were having a fuel shortage when we crossed back in 2013.
You can select a bad...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
If you have a pre '12 Enduro or Enduro R is not...

If you have a pre '12 Enduro or Enduro R is not that hard to be honest. If you're used to work on your bike and have a bit of mechanical knowledge you can do it in 1-2h.

Here are some interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Riding over 25k with the stock suspension and...

Riding over 25k with the stock suspension and having a leaking fork seal made me research about options to upgrade while doing a well needed service. With the help of other inmates on the 690...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
I did my PivotPegz and they are awesome. If you...

I did my PivotPegz and they are awesome. If you pay transport to Bucharest I will gladly help. My welder asks 30 for the welding and materials. I can also send you some photos and try to search for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
:freaky :thumb

:freaky :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Thanks guys! Love to share with like-minded...

Thanks guys! Love to share with like-minded people :)



For me it makes me want to get 6 of those, prep them well well and do trips "into" the world to introduce this awesome machine to any non...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

As for tall riders the only way to solve the riding position is by lowering the pegs. I cut the mounts in mine and welded a thick metal sheet between them lowering the peg. Any good TIG welder can do...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
+1 on HDB Lynx is ok unless you ride off or...

+1 on HDB
Lynx is ok unless you ride off or crash. Then it tend to disintegrate. We used the first installment (now they have LYnxII so maybe they are improved) and as they are made of glass fiber...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Cheers!

Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Next was the engine. Before I left to cycle in...

Next was the engine.
Before I left to cycle in China and SE Asia, I had the chance to open the valve cover and assess the damage of the intake rocker arm bearing failure. Besides the obvious...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Ok fellas, back to the write up. So after...

Ok fellas, back to the write up.

So after riding for more than 25k around Central Asia, Mongolia and Siberia and after ripping the BAM road with a not-so-professionally-welded frame under me (a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 28,700
Posted By mrwwwhite
Yup! just be careful when cutting. Here's a...

Yup! just be careful when cutting.

Here's a nice write up. (http://www.rallymanagementservices.com/pages/routing-front-brake-lines-for-rally-fairings)
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 28,700
Posted By mrwwwhite
I have successfully rerouted mine rally style...

I have successfully rerouted mine rally style with the OEM line. After using a Lynx fairing for more than 20k and having the line going all over the place I really appreciate this setup even without...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 305,156
Posted By mrwwwhite
As MM said the switch only changes the throttle...

As MM said the switch only changes the throttle curve (EP map). FI map is the same for all switch position mainly because if you change it you have to do a reset by letting the Engine idle for 15'....
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
Go to a suspension shop! They can reduce the...

Go to a suspension shop!
They can reduce the suspension travel to 250 or lower without a lot of hassle. You need a service anyway for a '09. Read the suspension thread...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 33,848
Posted By mrwwwhite
Wow!!! 44 kits sold in 1,5 years? Congrats guys...

Wow!!! 44 kits sold in 1,5 years? Congrats guys your doing an awesome job!
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
Now I saw that Rade went with a foam filter for...

Now I saw that Rade went with a foam filter for the final product. At first it was a cotton filter which is not suitable for enduros IMHO.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
And makes you get a Cone filter on an enduro...

And makes you get a Cone filter on an enduro bike. Hmmm I recon is better suited for a SMC.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
Safari tank is IMHO the cheapest way to...

Safari tank is IMHO the cheapest way to adventurise a 690. 12l is just to small if you ride long days.
It is cheap but because it's shaped in one piece mounting a tank bag is rather difficult.
If...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
Some say you should first tune your suspension....

Some say you should first tune your suspension. High speed wobbles are most of the time from knobby tires and will not go away with a damper.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 247,133
Posted By mrwwwhite
14l Safari Tank Black

Maybe someone is interested. I'm selling my 14l Safari tank for 690.
More details here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1045011)
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,979
Posted By mrwwwhite
Cheers, Africa was a blast! and on pushbike is...

Cheers, Africa was a blast! and on pushbike is just what you need there. I would say is the perfect way to travel on that particular continent.
Already working on write up and promise I'll return...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21,311
Views: 2,545,455
Posted By mrwwwhite
14l Safari Tank Black

Maybe someone is interested: i'm selling my Safari 14l tank for 690.
More details here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1045011)
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 51,250
Posted By mrwwwhite
Inmate JM65 managed to extend '14 forks to 300mm...

Inmate JM65 managed to extend '14 forks to 300mm using EXC parts. Going this route you will keep the trail and combined with a tractive rally shock you'll have a 300mm suspended bike at a reasonable...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 17,377
Posted By mrwwwhite
I'm interested in a rough measurement to check if...

I'm interested in a rough measurement to check if the low fender could be adapted for an 690. Thanks for info!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-15-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,213
Posted By mrwwwhite
Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an...

Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an measure the distance between the front fork tubes? Thanks in advance!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-15-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 17,377
Posted By mrwwwhite
Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an...

Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an measure the distance between the front fork tubes? Thanks in advance!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-14-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By mrwwwhite
Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an...

Could any inmate owner of a 1190 be so kind an measure the distance between the front fork tubes? Thanks in advance!!!
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 61,303
Posted By mrwwwhite
Awesome work! you guys are great! :clap I'm...

Awesome work! you guys are great! :clap
I'm wondering how long it took to 3D print that real scale upper triple and how it compares to the time for an alu machined piece.
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