ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: v8toilet
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Maybe nothing guess I've been lucky. .

Maybe nothing guess I've been lucky. .
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock...

Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock exhaust?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,742
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: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,623
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: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,623
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: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
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, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,205
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, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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: Orange Crush 06-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 122,215
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, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
A certain entity... lol

A certain entity... lol
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Acetone will damage certain plastics, YMMV

Acetone will damage certain plastics, YMMV
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Excellent

Excellent
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
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...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Verify the battery is supplying adequate voltage...

Verify the battery is supplying adequate voltage and amps. Insufficient power causes all manner of weird symptoms.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Which year got the tighter steering? If it was...

Which year got the tighter steering? If it was 2013 I'd get that one. Better steering and 6 HP a are worth 1000 IMO.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Personally I like the k60 rear with a tkc front. ...

Personally I like the k60 rear with a tkc front. This was for a 950se to AK and back. I've heard more than little negative feedback on the front. Since there is very little in the way of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,490
Posted By v8toilet
Closest thing I've found. ...

Closest thing I've found.

http://www.tomhamburg.net/TuneECU_En/mapedit.html
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,490
Posted By v8toilet
The dots indicate which cells differ in value...

The dots indicate which cells differ in value between the two maps. You can toggle screens/maps by pressing F6
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Like Seth said disconnect the sensors on the...

Like Seth said disconnect the sensors on the radiator and short/jump the pins on the wires. The fan should turn on.

I just had the switch/sensor fail on mine.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
I would assume ambient temperature was fairly...

I would assume ambient temperature was fairly high during your rally but I could be wrong. I won't argue with someones direct experience that would be silly... but hey this is the internet about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Generally speaking you probably run a rally at a...

Generally speaking you probably run a rally at a higher speed than you would recreational single track which I think is where folks are seeing the high temps.

I see similar temps on my 2008 about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17,680
Views: 1,863,798
Posted By v8toilet
Read here ...

Read here http://ktm690.info/index.php/Canisterectomy_-_Bartron

The total canisterectomy will answer your question.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014