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Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
As Sprouty mentioned, loctite it. That being...

As Sprouty mentioned, loctite it. That being said, I've seen KTMs where the bolt comes lose even with loctite, so I drilled the bolt and safety wired it on both my bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
There was some discussion about this not too long...

There was some discussion about this not too long ago. Check it out. Answers span the following 2 pages.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24648867#post24648867
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
Ahhh, that's right. I kinda remember seeing that...

Ahhh, that's right. I kinda remember seeing that not that long ago. No more posting after Sunday beers for me....
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
I bought the 14-9008 lever a while back, which is...

I bought the 14-9008 lever a while back, which is supposedly made for the 690. I haven't installed it yet, but it looks exactly the same, next to the OEM magura one. Am I missing something? Has...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
I used the same 60mm bolts for the tanks as well,...

I used the same 60mm bolts for the tanks as well, no problems so far.

Be careful trimming the rad guards. I drew a straight line, as seen from the front of the bike. It will be at an angle when...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
Well, since I see you already switched the...

Well, since I see you already switched the brackets, it should take about an hour or 2. Plumbing the fuel lines is probably another 30 minutes. The only drilling you need to do is 2 holes on each...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,614
Posted By carlosbarrios
You'll love it!! I upgraded, and never looked...

You'll love it!! I upgraded, and never looked back. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
Holy cow!!! I don't think I could get 3700 miles...

Holy cow!!! I don't think I could get 3700 miles even on a road tire to begin with!! Well... not with the 690 at least!
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
HAHAHAHA.. don't be so hard on yourself! :rofl ...

HAHAHAHA.. don't be so hard on yourself! :rofl

I had bought an EVO1, mounted it on the bike, and before I even took it out (winter time), I decided to swap to an EVO2.

I'm not great with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 11:15 PM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
I made my own by tracing the edges on a big roll...

I made my own by tracing the edges on a big roll of white packing paper. Scanned in, create the graphics, print on regular (cheap) paper a couple of times to make adjustments, and finally print the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
That's what I did, and it works great! 4k miles...

That's what I did, and it works great! 4k miles and no problems.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,255,936
Posted By carlosbarrios
Once clamped down, the NexGen version will be...

Once clamped down, the NexGen version will be solid, so it won't allow for movement. The only solution would be to introduce another pivot point, like milzispete suggested.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
Found em. Enduro Engineering makes them. About...

Found em. Enduro Engineering makes them. About $40

http://www.enduroeng.com/product-instructions/bar-riser-kit-5-30mm-ktmhusaberg.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
Risers came with the bike when I got it. They...

Risers came with the bike when I got it. They are made by Enduro Engineering. Nice thing is you can choose your height from 5-30mm. They have a drilled side, and the other side is not drilled, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
Nope, I made them from some Alum stock I had. ...

Nope, I made them from some Alum stock I had. They will come with the F2R Roadbook holder if you buy one. F2R also sells them separately, but shipping from Portugal will be ridiculous for some $10...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By carlosbarrios
Here's my setup for a "digital roadbook". ...

Here's my setup for a "digital roadbook". basically holds a 7" tablet, which I use as a roadbook. Notice I drilled extra holes on the F2R plate in order to go to the T-Post at a slightly different...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
My guess was that he is worried about consuming...

My guess was that he is worried about consuming more than 10A, or being close to it. If he's sure he won't consume more than 10A, then the cleanest solution is to just use the provided spade...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
If you got the RR Rally kit, then you should have...

If you got the RR Rally kit, then you should have all that you need, assuming you got it with the F2R roadbook plate. The turn buckles go from the top (front) of the F2R plate, to the RR base plate....
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
I would also make sure the fuse is as close to...

I would also make sure the fuse is as close to the battery as possible. You want to minimize the chances of the wire chaffing and creating a short somewhere before the fuse. The shorter that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
Aux Lights

I too was planning on mounting a light bar. The one I wanted from Rigid Industries E series would not fit. After looking for a while, I settled on the ADVmonster M60 and M50. They are round,...
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 43,056
Posted By carlosbarrios
Sounds legit to me! :rofl

Sounds legit to me! :rofl
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,687
Posted By carlosbarrios
Same here, me and my buddy were gonna register a...

Same here, me and my buddy were gonna register a couple of weeks ago, but eventually heard it was being cancelled. Next year for sure.

Looks like there's a few people that hadn't registered that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
I rode the Dacre challenge in 2012 on my DRZ. ...

I rode the Dacre challenge in 2012 on my DRZ. Awesome ride! :clap

This year I was going to try it on the 690, but 2 of my team mates were out of town, so no-go. 2016 for sure! By the looks of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
Rally Raid MCCT o-ring?

I'm swapping out the OEM hydraulic tensioner with the Rally Raid MCCT. The instructions mention checking to make sure the o-ring is still in the barrel after removing the OEM tensioner.

I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,255,936
Posted By carlosbarrios
Anyone got a picture of the chrisbarnes1 covers? ...

Anyone got a picture of the chrisbarnes1 covers? I can't seem to find one.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 11:23 AM
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Views: 1,255,936
Posted By carlosbarrios
It was a busy winter, now just having fun with...

It was a busy winter, now just having fun with it!!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-guh-O-Znms4/U5dDzwMDzmI/AAAAAAAAr70/JlFzQoXSPJw/w958-h639-no/IMG_1576.JPG
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Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18,054
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Posted By carlosbarrios
I bought a plug (and some spares) at digikey.com ...

I bought a plug (and some spares) at digikey.com

The plug that will mate to the harness is part number A106363-ND and is about $2. You will need the internal pins too, part number A107046CT-ND.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
I would use dielectric grease on all moving parts...

I would use dielectric grease on all moving parts and contacts.
Forum: Racing 04-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 43,056
Posted By carlosbarrios
Mapsource can indeed do this. If you don't have...

Mapsource can indeed do this. If you don't have Mapsource, you can always use this online tool:

http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/convert_input

Under advanced options, there is a checkbox for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
The instructions help in showing how the kit...

The instructions help in showing how the kit bolts on, and what the differences are:

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/data/pdfs/EVO2tank%20all%20modelsRev2.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
EVO1 vs EVO2

I made the switch, although I didn't ride my bike while it had the EVO1 kit on it (2 months in the middle of winter).

From what I could tell sitting on the bike, the EVO2 tanks are much narrower,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
That's correct. The fiberglass fairings are the...

That's correct. The fiberglass fairings are the same on both kits. Only the "cockpit" changes.

The race version comes with the T-post and plate for mounting a roadbook holder, and the fuse...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
For peace of mind

I ended up drilling a small hole and using safety wire after a friend of mine lost his nut while trail riding. His axle slid out half way, and chewed up his swing arm. Needless to say, ruined his...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18,054
Views: 1,928,341
Posted By carlosbarrios
FWIW, I purchased a set a couple of weeks ago. ...

FWIW, I purchased a set a couple of weeks ago. They said the same (4-6 weeks). 6 days later, the tanks were on my doorstep. :clap

I think since it's a small shop, and they are quite busy,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,337
Posted By carlosbarrios
The KTM / Touratech rack is not symetrical. If...

The KTM / Touratech rack is not symetrical. If you DO end up making them symetrical, you will have some room for a tool tube on the inside of the right rack.

And I agree with having 2 struts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
New set, supplied with the kit. Top bolts are...

New set, supplied with the kit. Top bolts are different than the bottom ones.

On the EVO1, the tops are M6x30 hex heads, and the bottoms are 1/4 turn plastic fasteners.

On the EVO2, the tops...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
LED lights

I wanted to mount some LED lights from ADVMonster to my bike, and the screen underneath the headlight seemed like the best spot.

I took some pictures while I had the EVO1 Kit on the bike, and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,387
Posted By carlosbarrios
EVO2 Tank Hose

I just finished installing my EVO2 tanks. I'm not sure where these parts were supposed to go:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,337
Posted By carlosbarrios
KTM Racks

And if anyone needs the KTM racks to go with those awesome panniers, I'm selling mine:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=963836
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,614
Posted By carlosbarrios
Nice! Congrats of finishing the build! :clap ...

Nice! Congrats of finishing the build! :clap

One thing I'd suggest: put the stock side fairings ON TOP of the RR fairings. This means you'll have to install the RR fairings first, then the stock...
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