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Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21,825
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Posted By v8toilet
Wet clutch+cold oil = drag It will drag less when...

Wet clutch+cold oil = drag It will drag less when at operating temp but will still have more drag than neutral.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Front or rear wheel speed sensor?

Front or rear wheel speed sensor?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,012
Posted By v8toilet
Yeah my posts got nuked in flea market as well. ...

Yeah my posts got nuked in flea market as well. I've been without for over a year and I have the itch bad. My 690 really meets all my needs but I still want a White 990 since its the only one I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By v8toilet
I had both the PC5 with the auto tune module and...

I had both the PC5 with the auto tune module and tune ECU on two different 690s. The PC5 with auto tune was sure easy and took almost no tuning time. TuneECU is way cheaper but requires fiddling. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
IIRC I think my 08 has the values cast in the...

IIRC I think my 08 has the values cast in the triples. Of course I always realize this after looking them up elsewhere.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Funny all my ktms seem to make metal. First time...

Funny all my ktms seem to make metal. First time I did an oil change I was worried, then my first LC8 I almost canceled a trip over what I found..... After 2 more bikes and all of them producing...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,745
Posted By v8toilet
Thanks for the response I've got an R30 in the...

Thanks for the response I've got an R30 in the mail thanks to your loyal Krewe.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
I would love to know this as well. To my limited...

I would love to know this as well. To my limited knowledge no other manufacturer besides KTM makes the rear fender in all colors. Hopefully someone will chime in with an option. Aside from the OEM...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,745
Posted By v8toilet
Thanks for the feedback. I should've looked at...

Thanks for the feedback. I should've looked at the R30 first but wrongly assumed they all had the same features.
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,745
Posted By v8toilet
Thanks I'll take a look at the R30.

Thanks I'll take a look at the R30.
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,745
Posted By v8toilet
I'm currently shopping for a moto backpack. I'm...

I'm currently shopping for a moto backpack. I'm considering the Kriega amidst some others.

My only hesitation on this bag is I ride in a lot of rain so all my gear is waterproof. Soft bags,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
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Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
I can agree that its possible the 390 frame isn't...

I can agree that its possible the 390 frame isn't up to the task but trellis frames can be extremely strong. The 950/990 Super Enduro and the actual rally bike all have trellis frames. If there...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
No doubt this is because you ONLY used paper oil...

No doubt this is because you ONLY used paper oil filters and never deviated from the factory recommended Motorex (wink, wink).

Kidding aside, why did you pull it down? Is it just the engineer in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Looking for a clean way to either: A. Relocate...

Looking for a clean way to either:
A. Relocate the ignition key or
B. Add a master switch that will kill all power during quick stops.

Tired of trying to reach the key under my Scotts/HDB/tank...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
I have a Scotts but if I were you I'd double...

I have a Scotts but if I were you I'd double check part numbers on your kit. I think 2012 had changes that necessitated changes by GPR.
Up to p/n 11 ends in 030 12+ ends in 071.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
And clutch switch if not in neutral.

And clutch switch if not in neutral.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
My rear filler has a side vent custom [emoji3] ...

My rear filler has a side vent custom [emoji3]

I'm wanting something for my front rally raid tanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Is there a version of the Acerbis vented gas cap...

Is there a version of the Acerbis vented gas cap that doesn't require a one way breather? I hate those little hoses sticking up. My old billet neck Rally Raid Evo 1's had been modified for a side...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 64,441
Posted By v8toilet
As much as I love my KTMs the company is not...

As much as I love my KTMs the company is not quick to correct issues. If you want one buy one and fix the flaws. The 690 has a number of known issues including an airbox that leaks dust a la the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Err... My 08 and 2014 shock both have it. Bottom...

Err... My 08 and 2014 shock both have it. Bottom right hand side of shock from back of bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
Posted By v8toilet
Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock...

Known problem, I'm guessing you have the stock exhaust?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,304
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,862
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,862
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 21,825
Views: 2,630,700
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: 2,425
Views: 769,617
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...
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