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Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 03:52 PM
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Posted By motokeith
My '14 500 EXC does not have the spade connectors...

My '14 500 EXC does not have the spade connectors on the fan switch, it's as 1stgear describes
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By motokeith
We haven't really had any rain to speak of for a...

We haven't really had any rain to speak of for a while. Foresthill actually closes for erosion control when there is any real rain.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By motokeith
13/48 works fine, no need to flip the axle...

13/48 works fine, no need to flip the axle blocks. It's what I have on my bike currently.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
The 'puter battery crapped out in my 2014 just a...

The 'puter battery crapped out in my 2014 just a couple months after I bought the bike. Exact same symptoms you describe.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-21-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,202
Posted By motokeith
Might as well say "we accept no liability for...

Might as well say "we accept no liability for using our product in a manner consistent with how we strongly hint that our product is intended to be used"
Forum: Trip Planning 06-21-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,202
Posted By motokeith
3L in the Klim hydro-pack and a number of 1L...

3L in the Klim hydro-pack and a number of 1L platypus bottles in the GL Coyote bag. I also pack some Aquatabs for treating water in a pinch. The platypus bottles are pliable and can be contorted to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By motokeith
I would feel pretty good about a super clean 2012...

I would feel pretty good about a super clean 2012 with all those extra farkles included for $10k
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
It's 3.5oz, looks like a metric buttload because...

It's 3.5oz, looks like a metric buttload because it's 1/4oz weights

I have a set of these nice reusables...

No-Mar Spoke Weights (http://www.nomartirechanger.com/Spoke_Weights_p/wt-spoke14.htm)
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By motokeith
I've had very good luck with this stuff... ...

I've had very good luck with this stuff...

Meguiar's PlastX (http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotive/products/g12310-plastx-clear-plastic-cleaner-polish/)

I've used it on such things as gauge...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 09:06 AM
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Posted By motokeith
I have the 2 1/2" lower bits on my setup, which...

I have the 2 1/2" lower bits on my setup, which is the 2nd from tallest option. According the HDB site that should put it at 3.125" for overall height to the centerline of the bar. It's tall, at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By motokeith
I've got the ultimate guards with Scotts submount...

I've got the ultimate guards with Scotts submount on mine. I like the rigidity of the ultimate mounting system.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
+1 on Seat Concepts Had one on my 690 Enduro...

+1 on Seat Concepts

Had one on my 690 Enduro and was one of the first upgrades on my 500exc
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By motokeith
"White Chassis" and "Blue Chassis" actually refer...

"White Chassis" and "Blue Chassis" actually refer to the color of the bodywork. not the frame. The 2012 Adventure ABS came in white or blue, both with orange frames and crash bars. The 2012...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By motokeith
I just put one of these on my 990. Life altering....

I just put one of these on my 990. Life altering. That's all there is to say about it. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
Hmm, there's a battery in there. Learn something...

Hmm, there's a battery in there. Learn something every day. :lol3

It doesn't turn on when you push the O button, so battery makes sense.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
Trip meters and clock resetting when key turned off

Something weird going on with my '14 500exc. The two trip meters and the clock reset to zero after the key is switched off. Odometer and hourometer retain their values. I'll begin the wiring...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By motokeith
Just realized that you might need one of these...

Just realized that you might need one of these too for the back of the SlipGip. The eBay ad is not clear as to wether this is included or not.

RAM Mount Diamond Plate...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By motokeith
One of these... SlipGrip Ram Mount for...

One of these...

SlipGrip Ram Mount for Galaxy S5 with Defender...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By motokeith
Orange Crush is the forum for the big v-twin...

Orange Crush is the forum for the big v-twin KTM's. You'll have better luck over in the KTM 690 Wunderfest thread in Thumpers forum...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=722987&page=1068
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,244
Views: 1,411,045
Posted By motokeith
The Acerbis catalog shows a 3.0 gallon in natural...

The Acerbis catalog shows a 3.0 gallon in natural or black. If that 3.2 figure didn't come from an actual Acerbis source then I'm guessing typo.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 05:01 PM
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Posted By motokeith
Thanks for the replies, all. I was going the same...

Thanks for the replies, all. I was going the same direction as MasterMarine, so I guess I will press on with that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:52 AM
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Posted By motokeith
500EXC and Giant Loop Coyote

A call for wisdom from anyone here running a GL Coyote bag on their 500EXC...

What are you using for connection points for the front GL straps? My 690 made it simple with the passenger peg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
Part numbers are on pg 55 of this catalog. ...

Part numbers are on pg 55 of this catalog.

KTM PowerParts Offroad 2014 (http://www.ktm.com/fileadmin/user_upload/Folder/pp/2014/KTM_PP_Offroad_US_MY14.pdf)
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
I can tell you from experience that the 2012 990...

I can tell you from experience that the 2012 990 and 2010 690 use the same 10mm shims. The 2014 500 uses the smaller shims - same ones as a 450/250 SX I guess.

The was much confusion at the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
I am using an HDB submount setup that adds about...

I am using an HDB submount setup that adds about 3" to bar height and the cables and brake/clutch lines are fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 39,799
Posted By motokeith
My local dealer here near Sacramento had 1190's...

My local dealer here near Sacramento had 1190's delivered last week. They had a few of them all prepped and lined up out front on Friday. All spoken for from what I understand, of course.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
I had these wires out on my desk just a couple...

I had these wires out on my desk just a couple days back while installing HDB stuff on my bike. The two loose wires go back into the connector visible in your photo. I took this picture to have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By motokeith
Mine is mounted with bolts in these two holes...

Mine is mounted with bolts in these two holes secured through the top holes on the fender. There are spacers so that the plate holder is not contacting the fender, though I don't recall if they were...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7,244
Views: 1,411,045
Posted By motokeith
ah ok, gotcha.

ah ok, gotcha.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 11:03 AM
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Posted By motokeith
Are you the original owner? I ask because I think...

Are you the original owner? I ask because I think it's been documented that the spark arresting screen is on the inside of the muffler and wonder if your's has been altered or something. The screen...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By motokeith
You need the KTM license plate holder. Hangs the...

You need the KTM license plate holder. Hangs the plate on 990's and EXC dirt bikes with no drilling. Your local dealer should have them or order from any of the online KTM part dealers - about $15....
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,244
Views: 1,411,045
Posted By motokeith
The Sicass tail is totally plug and play, no...

The Sicass tail is totally plug and play, no altering of wiring required. It mounts to the bike in the exact same manner as the stock fender piece. Turn signals are not included with the tail, but...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,091
Posted By motokeith
Mark, it was great meeting you and Paul and...

Mark, it was great meeting you and Paul and spending a little time swapping stories. Your adventure spirit is infectious and I'm even more eager for my first ride-report worthy trip this coming...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
Exactly... The 2014 plastics are different, so...

Exactly... The 2014 plastics are different, so the tank which is designed for 12/13 plastics does not completely fill in the space that would be covered by the shrouds.

A picture for more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7,244
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Posted By motokeith
I think the caveat is that there is an odd gap...

I think the caveat is that there is an odd gap between the tank and the bodywork (where the shrouds meet the side covers) due to the different shape of the 2014 plastics.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 39,799
Posted By motokeith
That's pretty much my situation - I have a 690...

That's pretty much my situation - I have a 690 Enduro R for my offroad antics and the 990 Adventure is just sort of my go anywhere street bike. I keep it shoed with Conti Trail Attacks and ride it on...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 39,799
Posted By motokeith
I also took an 1190 Standard for a demo spin at...

I also took an 1190 Standard for a demo spin at the Roseville event. My frame of reference for comparison is my 2012 990 Adventure. I also have Ducati, so I hear what you're saying about the low...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By motokeith
Is it possible that the vibration was from the...

Is it possible that the vibration was from the knobbies that now come stock as of 2013? Prior to 2013 the 990 came with the more road oriented Pirelli Scorpions.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By motokeith
The plug in the dash is a standard automotive...

The plug in the dash is a standard automotive style cigarette plug. Gerbing, Powerlet, First Gear, and Warm & Safe heated clothing uses coax connectors, so you want a cigarette to coax adapter like...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,217
Posted By motokeith
Pics in this thread... ...

Pics in this thread...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=806201
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