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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By LukasM
All Ktms have the same bolt pattern, dirt bikes...

All Ktms have the same bolt pattern, dirt bikes use 260mm discs, 640-990 have 300mm, and supermotos 320mm.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,349
Posted By LukasM
That's good to hear Gunner, and thanks for the...

That's good to hear Gunner, and thanks for the tip! I've just been in touch with Derek and will order some from him and get them shipped out here.

Cheers,
Lukas
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By LukasM
It's not that easy unfortunately, I don't think...

It's not that easy unfortunately, I don't think the bike will run (or start?) properly if you just bypass the switch. Don't remember the details but Seth S. posted something in the Wunderfest when he...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,349
Posted By LukasM
Hi Gunner, Another 5 years later... is your...

Hi Gunner,

Another 5 years later... is your pump still working? Since Lyndon's OEM pump has just crapped out I'd like to get a rebuild kit to carry with me.

Still not sure if I should get the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Hey Clif, Lyndon and I are both using the...

Hey Clif,

Lyndon and I are both using the Ktm racks but modified them to fit the dual exhaust system and the different position of the peg bracket lower mounting point, which does not exist on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
I'm about to cross from Thailand into Laos, doing...

I'm about to cross from Thailand into Laos, doing a month long off road loop around there and Cambodia before I'll have decent access to parts again in Bangkok. Carrying a spare set of tires, 3 pairs...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Yeah Ktm has a rack in black but I don't think...

Yeah Ktm has a rack in black but I don't think it's good. If you want something strong and durable get the excellent wolfman top rack to support a duffle bag or the one from Perun if it's big enough...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
The single side strut KTM rack is a weak piece of...

The single side strut KTM rack is a weak piece of shit, you want the dual strut one made by TT for them, black is KTM number 76512920000 or the same thing in silver from TT that you mentioned above.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By LukasM
Normally all 00-02 models, all the same.

Normally all 00-02 models, all the same.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By LukasM
Hi Jerry, Unfortunately I don't have a part...

Hi Jerry,

Unfortunately I don't have a part number, I got all of mine through a contact at KTM's supermoto race team. As far as I know they have been discontinued.

The SE forks are a very good...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By LukasM
Alex Martens of Konflict Motorsports specialises...

Alex Martens of Konflict Motorsports specialises in the 690, I think he even rides one himself now. He does excellent work and was very easy to deal with, even for me being based out of Europe.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By LukasM
How many hours on the bike? Make sure you...

How many hours on the bike?

Make sure you inspect the bore when you have the piston out, the aluminum can wear and then it will leak again shortly even if you have a new piston and seal in it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By LukasM
Very nice looking clamps, great work designing...

Very nice looking clamps, great work designing and making them by GatosBros!

I can't quite tell from the picture if the area around the stem is raised as high as the fork tube clamping area, if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,872
Posted By LukasM
Hey Clif! :wave That above is a stock...

Hey Clif! :wave



That above is a stock RFR dash. I wouldn't ride with a full roadbook setup like that all the time unless you need it, too much expensive and useless stuff to bend when you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
A month where? Much harder to find spares once...

A month where? Much harder to find spares once you get further away from first world... Also makes a difference what temps you will be traveling and camping in, we had sub zero°C a couple of times....
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Another advantage with this setup is that you can...

Another advantage with this setup is that you can also easily and solidly carry tires without horribly affecting the handling by fitting them around the Magadans and bracing them against the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Yes, I have the Magadans as far forward as the...

Yes, I have the Magadans as far forward as the racks will allow, the front strap runs over the seat and the rear one is just behind the filler cap. With the Wolfman top rack you can remove the cap...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By LukasM
The triples are from KTM, a special item with...

The triples are from KTM, a special item with lower offset. Standard KTM clamps with 18 or 20mm offset will make the bike too twitchy. The stem and steering stops I have machined to my specs.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 82,026
Posted By LukasM
Lyndon and I both use the stock plastic...

Lyndon and I both use the stock plastic connectors, he's done the Dakar and we've now both done 40,000+ kms and see no reason to change them. We carry two spares and a couple of o-rings each and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
I love the GL Coyote on my Husaberg for harder...

I love the GL Coyote on my Husaberg for harder weekend trips but for a RTW or even a month long trip in a third world country on a 690 I would go with a more solid setup, soft side pannniers with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By LukasM
I've done a few 48mm WP conversion for my own and...

I've done a few 48mm WP conversion for my own and some customers F800GS', in various configurations with single and dual discs, with and without ABS.

If you are staying mostly on the dirt a single...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 743,291
Posted By LukasM
The Perun rack seems to be a smaller version of...

The Perun rack seems to be a smaller version of the Wolfman rack that has been out for a couple of years, same bracing on the bottom.

I've got a size large Expedition duffle with all my personal...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Red white are positives, go through the starter...

Red white are positives, go through the starter relay but you can also wire them directly to the battery for efficiency. Same with greens, both are grounded through the frame but you can also wire...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
If you are taking out the piston I would figure...

If you are taking out the piston I would figure out why the o-ring started leaking in the first place. The stock Magura slaves are notorious for their short piston that slightly tilts in the bore and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
They get bigger with more capacity to dissipate...

They get bigger with more capacity to dissipate heat as the number grows. The 690 stator is tiny so the 008 is more than big enough , same size as stock and it runs significantly cooler because it's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-02-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,083
Posted By LukasM
Always nice to see old projects get picked up...

Always nice to see old projects get picked up again, good on you Joe!

I should reach your part of the planet around April, you better have a bike ready so we can finally do some riding together!...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By LukasM
You should have searched on here first, the KTM...

You should have searched on here first, the KTM slave cylinders are shit....

You can get the O-rings from KTM under another part number but the problem is that the short piston slightly cocks in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By LukasM
The 690 will be fine stock. PS: Not that it...

The 690 will be fine stock.

PS: Not that it makes any difference but Khardung La is not the highest motorable road and it's less than 17,600 feet high, despite what the signs there claim... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Ideally you want the FH008 model, it has exactly...

Ideally you want the FH008 model, it has exactly the same size and bolt pattern as the stock 690 regulator but is also MOSFET. More than enough capacity, so you don't need the bigger FH012.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By LukasM
Did you make sure that the pressure plate was in...

Did you make sure that the pressure plate was in exactly the right position before you bolted it down? I would guess that it's rotated out of position so it's hung up and not compressing the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,124
Posted By LukasM
Hi Hodakaguy, 5 years later and I'm finally...

Hi Hodakaguy,

5 years later and I'm finally installing my cycra guards because the otherwise brilliant HDBs won't work with the PHDS mounts on the 690 Rally.

Do you still have the pics...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,113
Posted By LukasM
What's the status LethPhaos and El Ponkin, did...

What's the status LethPhaos and El Ponkin, did you guys get your engines back together yet?

My rebuild in Japan seems to have gone well, although I don't have a lot of kilometres on it yet....
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By LukasM
Get a cheap old beater street bike with some long...

Get a cheap old beater street bike with some long lasting tires on it for commuting, a 690 will be way too heavy for proper off road, and even worse if you put 50/50 tires on it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,872
Posted By LukasM
To solve that problem, on my 690 Enduro I used...

To solve that problem, on my 690 Enduro I used the 32mm front axle nut from the 690 Rally, which has a 30mm axle, but it fits the stock 26mm axle as well. Since the Rally forks have billet bottoms...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By LukasM
Your butt-dyno is totally off. The Evo 2 / Rally...

Your butt-dyno is totally off. The Evo 2 / Rally cam makes significantly less torque than the stock one until you get to 6000 RPMs or so, only then does it make more power.

For a non-track bike I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By LukasM
You can keep the rest the same, the fork guards...

You can keep the rest the same, the fork guards will need some trimming where the tire touches them, it will be obvious once you bolt in the wheels. Takes a few seconds with a sanding disc on a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
The Squadron is an off road light that throws...

The Squadron is an off road light that throws light everywhere the same, including the eyes of oncoming drivers. As you will see in the picture Seth posted all street legal lights cut off the light...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-14-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,532
Posted By LukasM
Was that Tolga? We passed each other on the way...

Was that Tolga? We passed each other on the way to Magadan earlier this year, unfortunately we were in a hurry to catch a ferry and didn't get a chance to talk to him.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21,328
Views: 2,548,211
Posted By LukasM
Yeah running only a Squadron on the street is not...

Yeah running only a Squadron on the street is not a good idea, when you dim it enough to not blind other drivers you can't see very well yourself any more.

Both Pyndon and I are now using one...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,872
Posted By LukasM
The 690 Rally pegs are a straight fit onto any...

The 690 Rally pegs are a straight fit onto any 690.

I myself am not a fan of the Rally carbon fiber bash plates, while they are nice and light they don't hold up very well. OEM replacements are...
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