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Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,180
Posted By MAXVERT
On Yuh Mates

Very nice,
Good simple design.
I like the fact that you kept the exhaust in the stock location and up out of harms way.
The tanks gravity feeding to the rear tank is a good idea ( no extra vac...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
Evo 1 Tank

Anyone have a left evo 1 tank for sale ? Cheap !

Max
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,449
Posted By MAXVERT
EVO ! Tanks Poor Build Quality

I just had my evo 1 tank fail.
The failure was on the inside of the upper mounting point tank indent.
The plastic there is paper thin and after a few thousand miles has failed.

IMHO RR charges...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By MAXVERT
you will really need to install the Euro ( not...

you will really need to install the Euro ( not sure if I should cap the " euro "
as punk ass as they have been on the world stage ) :D,
to run a two bulb head light.

I'd use another method to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,449
Posted By MAXVERT
Word !

:clap nothing else needs to be said.
:clap I think I'm in love.

Hey dude be sure to get some highway pegs to go with your CC :D

GO !!!!!!! Max
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 58,528
Posted By MAXVERT
I see what your saying !!!! The bloody front...

I see what your saying !!!!
The bloody front fender is $1400

Anyone else have a better ( cheaper ) source ?

GO!!!!!!! Max
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 58,528
Posted By MAXVERT
KTM Dealers for Parts

I'm going to build one of my 690's into a Rally / Adventure style scoot.
I'd rather not give KTM Basel $7,500 for their kit if I can avoid that.

My Question is does anyone know of a dealer who...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 45,732
Posted By MAXVERT
32" inseam. Are the 2013's 250mm travel, if so...

32" inseam.
Are the 2013's 250mm travel, if so then the 275mm might be a little high.
I have re-contoured my seat for some more reach.

My 305mm travel forks are awesome in the rough stuff,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 45,732
Posted By MAXVERT
Fit and Finish

How are these kits going to fit on an '08 690 ?
Am I correct in assuming that the frames, from '08 to '12 were the same ?

When ordering the color, are the front tanks molded in the color you want...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 64,070
Posted By MAXVERT
Cone Valving

http://neduro.smugmug.com/photos/i-pZ8bSRQ/0/XL/i-pZ8bSRQ-XL.jpg

Anyone want to buy a soul? Mine's available for a set of aluminum cone-valve forks.




Good on you for the KC66 reference !...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By MAXVERT
I'd say if the oil was black and you had other...

I'd say if the oil was black and you had other deposits ( metal spoons ?)
you might have a clogged oil filter.
Can you examine the drained oil ? Is there sludge or a lot of metal in it.
Any small...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 45,732
Posted By MAXVERT
Has anyone ordered a Quest kit lately and if so...

Has anyone ordered a Quest kit lately and if so what's the wait time for
delivery .

Max
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By MAXVERT
Yes the time sert works well. I've used them...

Yes the time sert works well. I've used them several times for stripped
oil drain plugs.
They come in different lengths !
I've also used a larger diameter drain plug ( 14mm ? ) drilled and tapped...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 25,154
Posted By MAXVERT
Ordered up a couple of your lr4's Great prices,...

Ordered up a couple of your lr4's
Great prices, I hope your mounts hold up better then
one of your competitors. They appear beefier.

Any chance you could list the weights of your lights.

Max
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
It seems we're still seeing valve train oiling...

It seems we're still seeing valve train oiling issues, even with the newer bikes.
It has been discussed before here that the 690 has low rpm oiling issues,
mainly in the valve train.

My 690 was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
Died ? How so ? Plastic failure from fatigue or...

Died ? How so ?
Plastic failure from fatigue or what ?

Max
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
+ 1 on Mylers They have fixed several twisted...

+ 1 on Mylers They have fixed several twisted rads of mine.

As for an aftermarket rad, I'd see if Fluidyne can build some.
Their rads are by far the strongest and best cooling I've used.
Last...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 75,542
Views: 7,988,606
Posted By MAXVERT
[QUOTE=alvincullumyork;24543327]Awesome! I...

[QUOTE=alvincullumyork;24543327]Awesome!

I have never heard of a longer swing arm but if you find one or wind up having yours lengthened post it up.

What does a longer swing arm do exactly? ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 75,542
Views: 7,988,606
Posted By MAXVERT
[QUOTE=gorilla2891;24542678]I reasearched the...

[QUOTE=gorilla2891;24542678]I reasearched the kush sprockets and people who were able to get them were getting 3500-5000 miles out of them. I got mine several months ago and has just been sitting....
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 75,542
Views: 7,988,606
Posted By MAXVERT
Longer Swingarm

I'm in the planning stages for a 650l build.
The bike will be my solo World Cruiser.
I'll do the 450 usd forks and be running a 19/17 wheel setup (rad hubs and
cush drive) and a low fender, with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 99,479
Posted By MAXVERT
Just Waiting

I've got a Multi you can buy :D

Seriously, I'd decided to wait a year before getting an 1190 R, glad I
did considering this issue.

Hopefully Rottweiler will have a filter system and tune...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By MAXVERT
There was a thread floating around from super...

There was a thread floating around from super moto junkie about a guy
that had his 650/690 taken out to the 690 spec.

The work was done by Tom Zont Racing, IIRC
There was also some discussion...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By MAXVERT
What size and brand of rims did you go with ? ...

What size and brand of rims did you go with ?
Did you spec over sized spokes.
Will these wheels have tubes.

Twist it, Max
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
You might hear an increase in noise from the...

You might hear an increase in noise from the motor. In my case it was a high
pitched screeching, which calmed down with throttle. More oil pumping ?
That was in the middle of a Copper Canyon ride...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 40,388
Posted By MAXVERT
I only copied the F, L and F/L switching tables. ...

I only copied the F, L and F/L switching tables.
When I tried to install a map with all the tables copied the bike barely
ran.

Max
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 40,388
Posted By MAXVERT
+ 1 ^ copy the F and L tables and the switching...

+ 1 ^ copy the F and L tables and the switching tables.
I've got 45,000 miles on this tune. 40 mpg

'07 990 2 to1 with Rottweiler.

Max
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 27,036
Posted By MAXVERT
Traction Control

[QUOTE=Harold Waikiki;23970421]2000 miles on the mitas e09 Dakar. Mostly dirt. Very happy with performance. Riding in the desert in ut, nv, AZ. Up to 121 mph with Tkc front. Scout next. I'm going to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,514
Posted By MAXVERT
I'm good Man ! I did break my pelvis in January...

I'm good Man ! I did break my pelvis in January and trashed my knee,
after loosing the air in the front tire of my 690.
Looking at 4 or 5 months recovery, but considering all the bullets I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,514
Posted By MAXVERT
Custom Stuff

Custom Rottweiler intake system, with custom tune and custom exhaust.
Sign me up :clap

How about a couple of options with the exhaust. Maybe a 2 to 1 to 2
with the cans tucked up tight like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By MAXVERT
+ 1 on these pressures for your daily riding. ...

+ 1 on these pressures for your daily riding.
For two up loaded the 42 rear would work.

If I'm doing a long dirt ride (Ruta 40 Bolivia to Tierra del Fuego :D )
I'll air down my KTM 990 to 28 to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By MAXVERT
Yes it's possible to bend the triples, I've done...

Yes it's possible to bend the triples, I've done it.
You are going to have to pull the triple clamps.
Find a really flat surface and check them for flatness.
When you installed the forks, did you...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,664
Posted By MAXVERT
Got pockets ?

Got pockets ?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By MAXVERT
Still Looking

It;s looking like I'll need to pick up a couple new 990's

2011, 2012 or the 2013's will work. R's would be best.

I'm not going over $13,000 otd

Who's seen what? where ?

!,000 miles from...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By MAXVERT
I'm also looking for an 990 R, West of the...

I'm also looking for an 990 R, West of the Rockies is best for me.
Around $12,500 would work for me.

Not is hurry for the bike so I'll wait until the price is right.

Max
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 2,012,971
Posted By MAXVERT
EXC front

I also have a set of exc forks (single chamber, 305 mm) and the caliper with exc master cylinder and lever, on my 690. Plus the xc rim and hub. 1.60x 21
I went with a tusk 275mm disc and their...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,118
Posted By MAXVERT
The Gap

You guys should have a fun ride.
I've ridden it twice in the last week.
Lots of fun play spots on the Catalina side.

I think it's in better shape then last year.

But you will still have to...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By MAXVERT
Alamos Chinipas

The Alamos Chinipas road is doable on a big bike.
I've ridden it on a 950 A before the decent into Chinipas was
worked over, now it's much easier.

From Chinipas to Urique is also big bike...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,019
Posted By MAXVERT
+ 1 690

I'd buy a 690 plate if you build them.
FYI
The '08 to '13 690's have the same clutch cover ( same part # ).

How about a stator side cover for the 690, one for my '13 500 xcw
also.

Max
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 19,089
Posted By MAXVERT
Split It

It's time.

I started in '04 with my GO!!!!!!! bike before the OC on Beasts.
We need to split it.

Max
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,118
Posted By MAXVERT
I'm just a couple of blocks away from the start...

I'm just a couple of blocks away from the start of this ride,
Usually ride it every week.
I've ridden my KTM 690 through it but a smaller trail bike is more fun.

The ride is about 22mi. so an...
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