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Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 259,096
Posted By lightfighter
maybe ive had too much bourbon, but has anyone on...

maybe ive had too much bourbon, but has anyone on the planet ever actually sucked crap into the tank thru a breather line? i mean, its not like you can vacuum a floor with the suction there. i dont...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
I have tow started my 690r after the heated grips...

I have tow started my 690r after the heated grips were left on and killed the battery. 25mph in second gear.

Fuel injected bikes need a minimum voltage to throw gas and spark though, so it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,203
Posted By lightfighter
lots of us do 300-400 mile days on all manner of...

lots of us do 300-400 mile days on all manner of slab/gravel/dirt roads and either camp or hotel it before doing it again for a week or longer at a stretch. 80mph isnt super comfy, but it isnt beyond...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
notice that his tank is now translucent too.

notice that his tank is now translucent too.
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 42,806
Posted By lightfighter
yeah, i dont really have a problem with KTM...

yeah, i dont really have a problem with KTM twins, and I guess I could just assume they arent getting wholesale pricing from RR.

in any case, its too easy to order from RR direct to worry about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
none taken. just sippin bourbon and chillin with...

none taken. just sippin bourbon and chillin with some adv
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
probly worth a try. i had superglue on hand,...

probly worth a try. i had superglue on hand, thats all. besides, an airbox is cheap, compared to a fuel tank. so i didnt sweat the details.:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
sorry, yes. just cleaning them up wit a tap to...

sorry, yes. just cleaning them up wit a tap to cut out any damage or corrosion.

epxy, i dont know really. i used superglue on the airbox insert, but its smaller. maybe could work on the big one,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Your going to have to pull them out and epoxy...

Your going to have to pull them out and epoxy them back in. I had this happen with my airbox lid, a smaller version of the same captured thread. It's not a nut in the plastic, but a tube with splines...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Yeah, I'm hoping to just put $4 worth of metal...

Yeah, I'm hoping to just put $4 worth of metal tube and FI clamps where the filter was.

It's hard being cheap(poor)
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Fuel filter delete/relocate

I thought I had saved the post, but didn't someone with a golan filter outside the tank use a piece of tubing to bridge the old filter location in the tank? I'm trying to find the inside diameter of...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 42,806
Posted By lightfighter
id rather hear from ktm twins. they dont seem to...

id rather hear from ktm twins. they dont seem to fear a markup. I just ordered tank bolts and a filter from across the pond and saved nearly 25% even after shipping was applied.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Yeah, I'm sure we'd all love a quick story when...

Yeah, I'm sure we'd all love a quick story when the percocets wear off....

Hope it's just bruising!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 1,736,114
Posted By lightfighter
Just say "no" to stickers.

Just say "no" to stickers.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Drunk Mongolians in a landpig... Lol. What could...

Drunk Mongolians in a landpig... Lol. What could go wrong?
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Not to pick on that brake protector, cuz it looks...

Not to pick on that brake protector, cuz it looks like a nice piece, but my (limited) fear has always been landing on a high rock and breaking the protrusion the master cylinder is bolted to right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
ive never bought one, but: ...

ive never bought one, but:
...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 1,202,801
Posted By lightfighter
I can't believe how much time I just spent...

I can't believe how much time I just spent reading that. Please don't do that again.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 1,202,801
Posted By lightfighter
Fair enough. But I'm still disappointed in Ktm if...

Fair enough. But I'm still disappointed in Ktm if they're not providing a church key anymore
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 1,202,801
Posted By lightfighter
What?!? No more KTM bottle opener????

What?!? No more KTM bottle opener????
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
curious, before i put in my order... how often do...

curious, before i put in my order... how often do you service the fuel filter? (try to pretend you are a casual vacation/weekend type rider, not in any way competative. Im just trying to not have to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Thanks. I was just thinking I didn't want find...

Thanks. I was just thinking I didn't want find there's no good place to fit it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Ok, I really need to get to my fuel filter before...

Ok, I really need to get to my fuel filter before the summer ride... I want to do the outside the tank filter RR is selling, but I'm wondering:

The $138 kit looks handy. But just the filter for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
I was led to believe (at a KTM dealer in colorado...

I was led to believe (at a KTM dealer in colorado where I happened to be when mud ate my brake pads)there are two EBC pads, red and black? I went with the organic ones, figuring i dont need to make...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
Cobbly half assed safety wire is better than...

Cobbly half assed safety wire is better than losing bolts, yo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
EXPED dry bags on touratech racks for 10k miles,...

EXPED dry bags on touratech racks for 10k miles, 30% off road, no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
yeah, it can come down to where you sit on the...

yeah, it can come down to where you sit on the saddle i think, and tires maybe just play a role. I had a 950SE that shook like mad how i liked to sit on it at 80mph. if I slid back to the end of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
You mean the front tire? I've been through...

You mean the front tire? I've been through several sets of tkc 's and they always start to shake 1/2 way thru the front tire wearing down. I just put on a scotts damper more for the control and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
all very true

all very true
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
if your were seeking absolute strength, i suppose...

if your were seeking absolute strength, i suppose I would create a machined steel part that plus into the end of the tube, mates to the mounting area, and then tie the two tubes together at the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
Theres just no need. They wouldn't even be...

Theres just no need. They wouldn't even be prettier.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
I've stared at it a lot, thinking along the same...

I've stared at it a lot, thinking along the same lines, while drinking beer(good wheats, not weasel pee)... And I can say that while not obvious in the pic, if you flipped it, clearance at the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
The TT spacers are only 11mm long. I lost some in...

The TT spacers are only 11mm long. I lost some in a tragic "didn't locktite them" incident a while back and they sold me more pretty cheaply. I Wonder if less standoff would work on the RR racks. The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 825,261
Posted By lightfighter
when you say 19mm, are you refering to the...

when you say 19mm, are you refering to the length? those do not look like 19mm OD spacers. the touratech spacers are 19mm and fill the recessed area alot more than those you have pictured, it looks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Throttle position implausible? That's my...

Throttle position implausible?

That's my demon. It would throw that code and go into limp mode always on rough trails, and only if I stalled the bike. No clue really exactly the cuase. I haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
Yup. You're gonna need to read the codes. Then...

Yup. You're gonna need to read the codes. Then probably start looking for chaffed wires.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,051
Posted By lightfighter
There's a 1.5 gallon aux tank for the 690. Taking...

There's a 1.5 gallon aux tank for the 690. Taking from that lead, but running the intake forward and up to just under the seat at the steering head, they could have nearly 5 gallons in a 690 with two...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22,951
Views: 2,856,093
Posted By lightfighter
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/30587/i/miche...

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/30587/i/michelin-ultra-heavy-duty-inner-tube?WT.ac=SLIsearch
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,889
Posted By lightfighter
sorry, i meant reduces inflow restriction......

sorry, i meant reduces inflow restriction... quite the opposite of what i actually wrote. so it leans the bike out in reality
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 1,736,114
Posted By lightfighter
If I had the money, I'd have the tanks. jus...

If I had the money, I'd have the tanks.

jus sayin
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