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Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
My stock tires are getting a serious flattening...

My stock tires are getting a serious flattening of the center tread. I'm commuting. The next tire will need to be a little less sporting. I ought to make it until spring on the original.

I put a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
Seems pretty simple to me...

Here is an email I got from them after inquiring about the uprated stator, or rewinding a stock one to get more watts. Copied and pasted:

Hi Eric,

Our rec/reg (part# 10-013H) will give you an...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
I was thinking that too, about the headlight....

I was thinking that too, about the headlight. Thought I read somewhere the lamp housings might get too hot or something. I'm going to look into it.

The good news is I've got an efficient two-zone...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
Thanks Lukas. I'm waiting on UPS to deliver a...

Thanks Lukas. I'm waiting on UPS to deliver a voltage gauge I'm gonna mount to keep an eye on charging system status. If it's showing that I'm running low on available voltage/current I'll look into...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
I contacted Ricksmotorsportelectrics.com and...

I contacted Ricksmotorsportelectrics.com and while they don't have an uprated stator, they say if I use their hot-shot plug and play Mosfet rectifier/regulater, I'll get an additional 40 watts of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
Thanks for chiming in. I've been wondering about...

Thanks for chiming in. I've been wondering about what tires to replace mine with since the rear is starting to show how much straight line riding I do. I need a commute with twisties in it!
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
Thanks for the input Lukas. I went looking...

Thanks for the input Lukas.

I went looking for the write ups you mentioned, but couldn't find them. I tried searching for MOSFET and also by user name... Any links to those write ups? I'd like to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By NurseDaddy
Ideas for increasing KTM Duke charging system capacity?

Hi guys. I've got a 2010 Duke 690 (usa spec) and I've put on heated grips, and taps and a controller for heated clothing too. I want to ride in comfort even when it's cold. Here's the thing... the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
Funny. I souped up one of my Yamaha Zuma 125s....

Funny. I souped up one of my Yamaha Zuma 125s. It's 162 now. Bored, stroked, polished, ported, and equipped with a wide band 02 sensor in a second bung and a gauge to match. I just sold the gauge....
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
Thank you!

Thanks a lot Tatanka for doing that and letting me know yours is the same. I feel much better now.

Hey, any thoughts on heated gear with the Duke? I just got some heated gloves and a jacket liner,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
Thanks for that. My stalling happens when I slow...

Thanks for that. My stalling happens when I slow down, like in traffic, and then open the throttle in a certain way that causes a hiccup and resulting stall. It's happened at unsafe times and I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
I'm about 1200 miles into ownership in the last...

I'm about 1200 miles into ownership in the last three weeks. I've been getting to know this really great bike. I've already put on the stuff I'd ordered from KTMTwins. I put on hand guards, fork...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
The rear plate mount on the Duke doesn't do a...

The rear plate mount on the Duke doesn't do a whole lot to block anything, since the mount is made to be lightweight and has a big hole in it. I guess I could line the back of it with some plastic to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By NurseDaddy
New KTM Duke 690 Owner

Hi everyone,
I have owned a few bikes (Honda 500 Shadow>>Honda Nighthawk 750>>Honda GoldWing>>BMW R850R>>BMW R60/2>>BMW F650GS>>Yamaha Zuma 125) and after modding the scooter and finding I missed...
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