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Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
So there seems to be no general consensus about...

So there seems to be no general consensus about breaking in a new engine. (apart from vary the rpm alot)

The manual states only 2 things:
- max 6000rpm in the first 1000km
- avoid full throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Break-in

I have now read multiple times of 690's that have the rings not well seated after break-in with high oil consumption as a result.

Some say break-in according to manual.
Some say break-in by...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,535
Posted By Schannulleke
AMa, what does WFO mean? Maybe we should...

AMa, what does WFO mean?

Maybe we should continue this here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=722987
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,535
Posted By Schannulleke
I have the same question. At the moment my...

I have the same question.

At the moment my bike has 50km/30miles from new. So when i need to change the oil for break-in, now is the time. Is more info available?
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 238,747
Posted By Schannulleke
Thanks for the input. Yes, there seems to be...

Thanks for the input.

Yes, there seems to be differences between model years and/or region.

So I made some pictures myself:

http://imageshack.com/a/img17/5919/yv3m.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 238,747
Posted By Schannulleke
Does somebody have experience with the Wings...

Does somebody have experience with the Wings exhaust (with dB-killer) versus stock exhaust on a 2013 model year 690 Enduro R? Especially regarding
- the flow of the exhaust gases (when they leave...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
No, I haven't really tested the acceleration. ...

No, I haven't really tested the acceleration.

The ride home was in cold weather, new tires and the bike is just in its running in period so I was very gentle on the throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Thanks for the hints everyone. As LukasM...

Thanks for the hints everyone.


As LukasM said, I found the parts fiches on the KTM website (now that I have the delivery certificate number).

Ok first impressions of the 690 versus the 950SE...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Does somebody know where I can find the spare...

Does somebody know where I can find the spare parts fiches and service manual for a '13 690 Enduro R EU model in pdf format?

Thank you in advance.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Hi Bert, Thank you for your input regarding...

Hi Bert,

Thank you for your input regarding the switch. It seems that I'm following your evolution in motorcycles but lagging a few years behind :D

I would be interested to meet in person; so...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Well at this moment I have the SE ('06) and a...

Well at this moment I have the SE ('06) and a Yamaha Radian 600 ('86) as a long-term restoration project.

So I only use the SE, and for everything: local street riding, highway, vacation on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Thanks. Yes I already use the back and butt...

Thanks. Yes I already use the back and butt against the bike - technique (as in your link) to pick up the bike. However when riding offroad and dropping your bike:
- the bike lays most often in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
Anyone has experience with going from the 950SE...

Anyone has experience with going from the 950SE to the 690 enduro? Can the 690 make up for the loss of the 950SE?

The 950SE is really too heavy for me in the offroad-departement. If I go alone...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 131,290
Posted By Schannulleke
That could be a deal breaker for the 2014 model....

That could be a deal breaker for the 2014 model. I would prefer 2013 than.

The current 2013 duke has the ride by wire engine, is it possible to use tuneecu with this engine?
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 1,580,696
Posted By Schannulleke
I am thinking about a switch from the 950SE to...

I am thinking about a switch from the 950SE to the 690. The SE is great onroad and highway, but too heavy offroad. The 690 would improve that offroad "disatavantage" of the SE.

However I don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 1,405,605
Posted By Schannulleke
Coolest baby ever! :rofl

Coolest baby ever! :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 258,436
Posted By Schannulleke
The rear splash protector has a heat shield on it...

The rear splash protector has a heat shield on it where the exhaust distribution tube passes very near.

The heat shield looks like a fibre glass matt with metal foil on it.
I can not find this...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Schannulleke
The problem with the SE is finding a location...

The problem with the SE is finding a location with enough space where you can mount a decent air horn.

I have to potential locations:
- above the rear cylinder behind the air box, where the SAS...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Schannulleke
I have checked valve clearances at 13000 km (8000...

I have checked valve clearances at 13000 km (8000 miles): 4 of 8 needed adjustment.

I wouldn' trust a mechanic who says it isn't needed to check at the 15000 km service.

A mechanic who says he...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,792
Posted By Schannulleke
You can order the wings without logo. Info from...

You can order the wings without logo. Info from the manufacturer: "order the silencers without Wings logo plates in order to make them more discreet, there are no marks cause if the logo is on, is...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,999
Posted By Schannulleke
Revit Horizon pants size medium with long trouser...

Revit Horizon pants size medium with long trouser sleeves.
I was completely satisfied with the fit of the pants in general and the position of the knee armor.
I will make a picture when I go back...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,999
Posted By Schannulleke
I've had first hand experience with this in a...

I've had first hand experience with this in a negative way.
The knee armor is always able to move a little bit around compared to the knee. During touch down the armor moved a bit to an unnatural...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Schannulleke
If you drain the radiator, you can just as well...

If you drain the radiator, you can just as well remove the radiator. Works much easier.

It's best to do it all at every 15000km service interval:
- drain and remove radiator
- change spark plugs...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Schannulleke
I had the same problem. I wanted to buy an...

I had the same problem.

I wanted to buy an extra set of petcocks and sensor to have it permanently installed on the safari any way.
In my cas it were the "wings" of the sensor (where the screws...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,597
Posted By Schannulleke
You don't have to save money for uncertain...

You don't have to save money for uncertain future. You might as well be dead in the future. You have to live your live good in the present time while it is still (more or less) certain.
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 60,108
Posted By Schannulleke
Great. How much does the Siskiyou package weigh? ...

Great. How much does the Siskiyou package weigh?

Suggestion: put the weights and dimensions of all the products on the website.


Since it is almost 2 weeks since availability of the 2013...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Schannulleke
Thanks for the confirmation. It needed to be...

Thanks for the confirmation. It needed to be unscrewed yes. This time I used heavier pliers (which were needed, the cap was very thight screwed on the thread).

2 other things:

- I installed...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Schannulleke
Ignition coil on CR8EIX

At the moment I am in the process of replacing the spark plugs on the 950SE. I wanted to try irridium so I ordered the CR8EIX instead of the CR8EK.

Now I notice that the top contact for the...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 60,108
Posted By Schannulleke
Thanks for the measurements of the GB &...

Thanks for the measurements of the GB & Siskiyou.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,090,074
Posted By Schannulleke
Steve, it strikes me that every picture you are...

Steve, it strikes me that every picture you are in, you always have the biggest smile on your face :thumb

2012 Norway, Europe, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
- The Pamir Highway,...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 60,108
Posted By Schannulleke
Yes, please measure the same dimensions as the...

Yes, please measure the same dimensions as the previous Great Basin was specified, but then on the new 2013 Great Basin:

Can you provide the dimensions of the new 2013 version compared to the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,090,074
Posted By Schannulleke
I can't speak for walter, but what I did: ...

I can't speak for walter, but what I did:
http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/280/montanamounting.png

1+2 = handle bar mount, unpowered
3 = powered AMPS mount
Seperate 1 and 2. Add 1 to 3.
1+3 =...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,090,074
Posted By Schannulleke
I would at best dare to cross it like the 690 guy...

I would at best dare to cross it like the 690 guy did. Or maybe on foot pushing the bike :D


What are the steel "balconies" every 30 or so meters?

Is the train bridge next to the wooden bridge...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Schannulleke
What is the best thing to do to prevent needing...

What is the best thing to do to prevent needing this procedure?

So how can one keep the carbs from flooding in case of a tip over?

In case:
1a) Tip over, engine still running, gear engaged....
Forum: Orange Crush 01-14-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,051
Posted By Schannulleke
Torque wrenches are very personal and depend on...

Torque wrenches are very personal and depend on your budget. But you will need 2 wrenches to cover a large range of torques. Look at the torque list of the bike you have.

For regular maintenance,...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 60,108
Posted By Schannulleke
Hi Olaf, Some quick questions. The Syskiyou...

Hi Olaf,

Some quick questions. The Syskiyou looks nice but very expensive. I am still looking at the GB as an alternative.

- Where exactly does the GreatBasin gains volume compared to the...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 141,642
Posted By Schannulleke
The Siskiyou or the Great Basin are both high on...

The Siskiyou or the Great Basin are both high on my potential-luggage-system list. I would really like to compare both with one another: the upgraded 2013 Great Basin versus the Siskiyou.

Are more...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,891
Posted By Schannulleke
The Magadan panniers (and most others) require a...

The Magadan panniers (and most others) require a luggage rack to be mounted on the bike. The Great basin doesn't.

In the specific case of the superenduro, the difference between with-luggage-rack...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,688
Posted By Schannulleke
I have been wondering about this too. Would...

I have been wondering about this too.

Would it be possible to replace the small fans of the SE by the large fans of the ADV? This would not only improve cooling during fan-on but would also...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,891
Posted By Schannulleke
I am having more or less the same idea &...

I am having more or less the same idea & question.

Superenduro without rack, but with passenger foot pegs. I want luggage system that:
- is 100% waterproof
- weight positioned low on the bike
-...
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