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Old 07-28-2012, 12:08 PM   #4756
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For anyone with those g-it case covers did you just use high temp rtv gasket silicone. I have some permatex copper rtv but kinda afraid to glob that crap all over my clutch cover.
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:13 PM   #4757
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For anyone with those g-it case covers did you just use high temp rtv gasket silicone. I have some permatex copper rtv but kinda afraid to glob that crap all over my clutch cover.
I used Permatex Ultra Black on my carbon covers. Heat and fluid resistant. Works well.
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:13 PM   #4758
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For anyone with those g-it case covers did you just use high temp rtv gasket silicone. I have some permatex copper rtv but kinda afraid to glob that crap all over my clutch cover.
Yes, I used a black high temp permatex rtv liberally applied to both faces. Then pushed/twisted them on to ensure good contact and then used masking tape to ensure the didn't move/slide/slip until the silicone cured. That was two years ago.......
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:16 PM   #4759
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I used Permatex Ultra Black on my carbon covers. Heat and fluid resistant. Works well.
Mr. Barman,

Maybe you stated this before but, I missed it.........

First, you sell/trade a well Farkled 690 for a 950 SE.

Now, you have gone and sold the SE too and are bikeless.

Whats going on inside that cranium of yours?

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Old 07-28-2012, 12:25 PM   #4760
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Rtv it is then, thanks!
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:39 PM   #4761
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Mr. Barman,

Maybe you stated this before but, I missed it.........

First, you sell/trade a well Farkled 690 for a 950 SE.

Now, you have gone and sold the SE too and are bikeless.

Whats going on inside that cranium of yours?

It's not about what's going on in my cranium, it's the busted carcass that's giving me issue. Guess I'm wise enough at my age to start listening to what's rattling around in my head.

That said, there is this sweet DRZ400 I've sorta been looking at.....












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Old 07-28-2012, 12:48 PM   #4762
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It's not about what's going on in my cranium, it's the busted carcass that's giving me issue. Guess I'm wise enough at my age to start listening to what's rattling around in my head.

That said, there is this sweet DRZ400 I've sorta been looking at.....

Well.....sorry to hear and I hope whatever your riding is putting a smile on your face.
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Old 07-28-2012, 01:26 PM   #4763
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It's not about what's going on in my cranium, it's the busted carcass that's giving me issue. Guess I'm wise enough at my age to start listening to what's rattling around in my head.

That said, there is this sweet DRZ400 I've sorta been looking at.....












You sold the SE already?!?!! I did not get the memo.
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Old 07-28-2012, 01:52 PM   #4764
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That said, there is this sweet DRZ400 I've sorta been looking at.....


Oh God. I hope you feel better soon.
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:09 PM   #4765
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You sold the SE already?!?!! I did not get the memo.
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Old 07-28-2012, 03:14 PM   #4766
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You sold the SE already?!?!! I did not get the memo.
Yup. Great bike but I just have to get away from riding for a while. Loph just bought one though...
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Old 07-28-2012, 03:28 PM   #4767
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new tank kit

John has delivered what he promised, a new tank kit for our 690s - rally replika look a like.
Great job John!!!
http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/...ture-evo2-kit/
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Old 07-28-2012, 03:46 PM   #4768
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Hi,
I am a regular lurker on this thread even though I don't have a 690. I do plan to have one in the near future though so all of the info I learn here is very valuable. I am actually posting for a friend that is having a peculiar problem with his 2008. When the engine warms up, it will die as he approaches a stop and pulls in the clutch. The dealer bypassed the clutch safety by cutting the wire and supposedly connecting them elsewhere so the bike will start. The problem started soon after. The bike doesn't die when it is cold, only when warm. The dealer found 11 errors when the bike was plugged in and has cleared the errors in the ECU but the problem persists. This is probably not enough info but any info or thoughts would be a great help. Thank you
There are a lot of things that dealers should know, but don't. It's not a good idea to disable the clutch switch on 690 and 990 bikes. Beyond safety, there is logic in the Kehin FI which cuts all fuel to the injectors if the motor is above a certain RPM, in gear, clutch not pulled and the throttle is closed rather than use the idle map. This is done for emissions and fuel economy. Of course, if the ECU cannot determine cllutch state, the bike will die. This does not happen when the bike is cold since the FI operates in non loop-back mode (fixed mapping) and the above logic is bypassed until the motor is up to normal operating temp.
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:43 PM   #4769
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Yup. Great bike but I just have to get away from riding for a while. Loph just bought one though...
...but not away from the 690 thread I hope!
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:47 PM   #4770
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I apologize for my contentiousness all! I lost heart for a moment but I'll try to be better now!
Apology graciously accepted.
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