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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By gxshrimp
Is that the altrider bag or?

Is that the altrider bag or?
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
This is going back a while, but wanted to give a...

This is going back a while, but wanted to give a conclusion on my oil consumption issue for others that find my previous posts. This is on a 2015 690.

- Bike was consuming nearly 1 L/1000km(!)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Yeah that's definitely what I figured from what...

Yeah that's definitely what I figured from what I've read so far. But I'm spending all my money on other upgrades atm so just looking to get it as good stock as I can. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Thanks :clap

Thanks :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23,401
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Posted By gxshrimp
Quick newbish question, suspension clickers on a...

Quick newbish question, suspension clickers on a 2015, I currently have them all set to comfort, but I'd like to adjust past the settings in the manual for... more comfort, still finding it pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23,401
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Posted By gxshrimp
Currently dealing with the exact same issue...

Currently dealing with the exact same issue (maybe slightly higher burn even, no smoke, slight amount of oil in airbox, runs great otherwise) on my 2015 with 3800km (2300 miles). Dealer switched me...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
Congrats, finally. I guess they send them to us...

Congrats, finally. I guess they send them to us west coasters first... been a mild(er than usual) winter, already got 4000km on mine. Enjoy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
I was told something very similar with mine....

I was told something very similar with mine. Dealer knows they are on their way, but couldn't give me an exact date until he gets paperwork with an actual VIN. KTMs delivery system has always been a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By gxshrimp
Just curious, are you running the stock paper...

Just curious, are you running the stock paper filter or an aftermarket foam one?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
No, I didn't take it easy at all. Each ride let...

No, I didn't take it easy at all. Each ride let it warm up then ran it through its gears, with hard pulls to 6-6500 rpm and then engine braking thrown in quite a bit as well.

No extended freeway...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
Just for another attempt at break in, to try to...

Just for another attempt at break in, to try to seat the rings.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 09:20 AM
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Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
So I heard back from KTM/dealer. As expected,...

So I heard back from KTM/dealer. As expected, they will start with a oil change back to mineral oil. Run it for a while and if it doesn't fix it, dealer said KTM assured him they will warranty with a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:25 PM
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Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
By two oil changes, you mean at 600 miles and at...

By two oil changes, you mean at 600 miles and at 6600 miles? Or what mileage did you switch to full syn?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
Interesting about the consumption increasing with...

Interesting about the consumption increasing with synthetic oil. That's basically the usage rate I'm seeing currently with Motorex powersynt 10W50 in mine.

Still waiting to hear from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
No problem. Hope yours is all good.

No problem. Hope yours is all good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
Oh believe me, I have been since the first...

Oh believe me, I have been since the first service... no real change in consumption. I think the question now is should I be running the piss out of it with mineral oil in there rather than...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
The 2014-2015 KTM 690 Enduro Thread

Thanks guys great points... I rechecked the airbox yesterday and there was a bit of oil pooling in it. Also some oil seepage from the boots at the throttle body. So I think this oil is being forced...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:13 PM
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Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
Can't argue with that, but I've been over the...

Can't argue with that, but I've been over the engine multiple times, I have a small amount of seepage from one of the oil screen bolts, other than that, no leakage. Doesn't smoke on startup and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
No, nothing. No leaks, no major amount of oil in...

No, nothing. No leaks, no major amount of oil in airbox. Broke it in by the book but didn't baby it either. First service at 1000km and pretty much the same consumption since.

I've heard it can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 94,134
Posted By gxshrimp
Just a heads up to keep an eye on oil...

Just a heads up to keep an eye on oil consumption... although I'm sure I got the one lemon 2015... currently dealing with dealer/KTM warranty, I'm at 3000km, in the last 1000km she's used 1 litre of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gxshrimp
Do it. I did 6000 miles around western US on a...

Do it. I did 6000 miles around western US on a DRZ400SM, so no excuses.

Just map out some nice side roads and stay away from interstates :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By gxshrimp
Yeah mine is a stock 2015, as soon as I hit...

Yeah mine is a stock 2015, as soon as I hit rougher stuff the bars climb up and the fan is eventually on.

If you can't get it remapped I would suggest, at least temporarily, going back to a more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By gxshrimp
Definitely needs to be remapped if you have a...

Definitely needs to be remapped if you have a foam filter, open airbox and open wings. Can only be done by a dealer (so far) on the 2014 and on 690's.

You're probably even be adding to the issue...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Thanks for the replys. I have a film of oil in...

Thanks for the replys. I have a film of oil in the airbox, only towards the back past the breather tube, no pooling of oil that I can tell. Can't feel all the way back without removing it...

Is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Oil use new motor

Wondering everyone's experience with oil consumption on a new motor. Got a 2015 about a month ago, noticed it used a bit of its factory oil during break in, down to around the minimum line. did first...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 444,153
Posted By gxshrimp
Do you have the history on this bike? Maybe the...

Do you have the history on this bike? Maybe the PO made some errant modifications?

I think the bad fuel, lower power feature of the dongle is for the 1190 adventure only...


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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 444,153
Posted By gxshrimp
http://www.wings.si/ver3/index.html?page=contact ...

http://www.wings.si/ver3/index.html?page=contact

The manufacturer ships direct to the states. Just email him with your bike details and your location he'll give you a quote.


Sent from my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 444,153
Posted By gxshrimp
Maybe its the extra fuel tanks and fairings?? My...

Maybe its the extra fuel tanks and fairings?? My 2015 is a rocket... I've ridden older models and its the same performance or better... and I'm still completely stock. definitely smoother delivery...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By gxshrimp
Bump, cause i want to know too !

Bump, cause i want to know too !
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,835
Posted By gxshrimp
I have a 2015, looking to do Wings + Remap +...

I have a 2015, looking to do Wings + Remap + Australian UNI filter.

Do I need to change the airbox in any way? Remove snorkel or drill holes or install the EVO1 lid?
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 444,153
Posted By gxshrimp
Any 2014/15 guys running these Rox 2.25" anti...

Any 2014/15 guys running these Rox 2.25" anti vibe risers? Just wondering if there's enough slack with the ride by wire and clutch. I did some searching, seems like it should be ok, maybe tight with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Risers

Any 2014/15 guys running these Rox 2.25" anti vibe risers? Just wondering if there's enough slack with the ride by wire and clutch. I did some searching, seems like it should be ok, maybe tight with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 1,781,076
Posted By gxshrimp
What tires are those? Nice looking 690 :D

What tires are those?

Nice looking 690 :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 2,969,691
Posted By gxshrimp
Hm.. hearing things like this make me rethink...

Hm.. hearing things like this make me rethink ordering from them for my 2015's SM setup. It seems they can't send the right parts, another user had issues with spacers he was sent being the wrong...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
Crazy.. I guess I won't complain about 10 degrees...

Crazy.. I guess I won't complain about 10 degrees and cloudy... I'll be riding it home, hopefully Saturday!


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Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
Mine is officially in the shop and being prepped...

Mine is officially in the shop and being prepped as I type :clap

Vancouver, Canada for anyone interested
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
What'd ya get? I'm waiting patiently for my 690...

What'd ya get? I'm waiting patiently for my 690 as well... should be here next week :clap ... Maybe I should buy some parts too !
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
Well played. :rofl

Well played. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 69,600
Posted By gxshrimp
Got a phone call today, dealer claiming my 690 is...

Got a phone call today, dealer claiming my 690 is in Montreal and will arrive in 2 weeks... Still not holding my breath, but closer.

And I'm no troll :)


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Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,412
Posted By gxshrimp
I'm in the same boat, have a deposit on a '15 but...

I'm in the same boat, have a deposit on a '15 but now this... but I can't wait another year, and I'm not big on buying the first model year of a new design. By then, like you say there'll be another...
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