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Old 02-08-2013, 01:30 PM   #7141
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Need to get my boingers all taken care of for my weight and the TAT this summer.

Who are people using today. I was thinking of sending them to KTMworld, any other suggestions out there???
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:47 PM   #7142
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:28 PM   #7143
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Need to get my boingers all taken care of for my weight and the TAT this summer.

Who are people using today. I was thinking of sending them to KTMworld, any other suggestions out there???
Alan Stillwell, at Stillwell at Stillwell Performance, boingers to the stars
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:14 PM   #7144
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I had exactly the same problem and it started about the same time too. It took 2-3 weeks to find the problem under warranty. After replacing a variety of parts, it turned out that at the first oil/filter change, the tech installed an oil filter intended for a 2011 model.

This was last August. There were no service manuals for the 2012 models at the time and the tech was unaware they changed filter designs. No problem since.
Apparently the shop did investigate the oil filter and all OK ...
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:14 PM   #7145
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Thx for the heads up. I think I will give the lowering link a go just cause it is so cheap.


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I have the lowering link on mine & it works fine...I still need to shorten my kickstand so it will lean over a little more...
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:18 AM   #7146
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Did you not have to modify the cover to get it to fit?

15 and 17 works fine. Just flip the adjusters as others have said. FYI 118 links works with 15/50 and 17/50.
Cover didn't need modifying, I couldn't get the it to work by flipping the axel. may be me if others have been able to. I'll give it another go.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:51 AM   #7147
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is it possible to add a tacho/rpm gauge to an R model?
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Old 02-09-2013, 04:24 AM   #7148
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Koso makes some nice stuff! Anything can be done..

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is it possible to add a tacho/rpm gauge to an R model?
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:58 AM   #7149
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Thx for the heads up. I think I will give the lowering link a go just cause it is so cheap.
I have one available I'm taking off of the bike I just got. Pm me if you want it.

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Old 02-09-2013, 06:51 AM   #7150
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Koso makes some nice stuff! Anything can be done..

thanks i had a look , the seperate meters use a wire wrapped around a HT lead for the signal, no use on the 690 though.
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:57 PM   #7151
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Man, this bike is sweet, but boy do I hate being 5"8. I might have to sell it or trade it for a different bike. Gonna try a link first.
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:23 PM   #7152
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Man, this bike is sweet, but boy do I hate being 5"8. I might have to sell it or trade it for a different bike. Gonna try a link first.
Get Back Honkey Cat-

Getcha some riding boots sorta like these-they work for me.



Or a pair of laceup lumberjack boots like these


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Old 02-09-2013, 07:47 PM   #7153
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Getcha some riding boots sorta like these-they work for me.



Or a pair of laceup lumberjack boots like these


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Old 02-10-2013, 01:21 AM   #7154
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Interesting

I recently had some problems with mt 690. It would just die during a ride and no fault code ect, Wouldn't start, trailer it home and in a few hours it would be fine. Anyhow this happened a few times so I checked all the wiring, all good. Pulled the fuel pump and a small piece of foil had blockced the fuel pick up, would fall off when left to sit then suck it bck up again.
Anyhow a cheap fix.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:38 AM   #7155
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Man, this bike is sweet, but boy do I hate being 5"8. I might have to sell it or trade it for a different bike. Gonna try a link first.
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