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Old 08-11-2012, 02:35 PM   #4981
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That looks tits! I've got to go check the mail box......

Your swing arm is dirty.
Heh,the swingarm is clean compared to some of the other parts.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:17 PM   #4982
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Got my BPD chain guide guard installed. Took about 10 minutes, I didn't even bother to take off the rear wheel like they recommend in the instructions.
...that sprocket looks worn.
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Old 08-11-2012, 05:54 PM   #4983
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...that sprocket looks worn.
Uhhh right, it's got maybe 1K miles on it.
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:58 PM   #4984
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Uhhh right, it's got maybe 1K miles on it.
1k on ktm same as 10k due to the extra ponies....and ktm owners heavy right hand
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:50 PM   #4985
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2012 690 accessory plug??

I see the acc1, acc2 behind the headlight but could someone tell me where to get the corresponding male spade connector and silicone(or vinyl) boot on which to attach my gps cable to put into these outlets?
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Old 08-12-2012, 03:33 AM   #4986
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any store that just about sells anything that has to do with electrics.

From mind you just need the 5,3mm flat male plug. boot not needed as its on the loom side, just slide it over.
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:00 AM   #4987
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That looks tits! I've got to go check the mail box......
Mine came yesterday
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:17 AM   #4988
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Out on the road, using tapatalk and it wont search the thread, but does anyone know what resistor works to bypass the clutch switch on the 690? Its bad and wont let the bike run disconnected or the wires twisted together.
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:52 PM   #4989
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Out on the road, using tapatalk and it wont search the thread, but does anyone know what resistor works to bypass the clutch switch on the 690? Its bad and wont let the bike run disconnected or the wires twisted together.
Resistor is not a fix. From memory, it is a make or break switch and tied into ECU logic. i.e. has an effect based on gear, revs, etc. Seth had issues where the bike ran like shite when simply connected. Think you really need to fix it instead. Did you change to a different lever?
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Old 08-12-2012, 01:33 PM   #4990
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squadron LED light

Anybody use the squadron LED light from baja designs?
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:20 PM   #4991
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Resistor is not a fix. From memory, it is a make or break switch and tied into ECU logic. i.e. has an effect based on gear, revs, etc. Seth had issues where the bike ran like shite when simply connected. Think you really need to fix it instead. Did you change to a different lever?
No new lever. Small crash, wires pulled out. Trying to get home. Thanks anyway.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:56 PM   #4992
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Tires ???

Riders,
I have gone through:
1) two sets of Pirelli MT 21's (won't buy again)
2) One front MotoZ HT Desert Tractionator (good on hard surface more than loose stuff)
3) Three Motoz Desert HT Tractionator rears (LOVE them on all surfaces...will continue to buy them....long life)
4) Two Pirelli Scorpion XCMH fronts (like them in loose stuff...good on pavement. too)


What is a good front tire (DOT) for mostly gravel and paved riding (No Dunlop 606's) ???

Yes to Heidenaus as a given....but saving those for Mexico
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:13 PM   #4993
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TKC 80s if they have them in 21" (?)

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Riders,
I have gone through:
1) two sets of Pirelli MT 21's (won't buy again)
2) One front MotoZ HT Desert Tractionator (good on hard surface more than loose stuff)
3) Three Motoz Desert HT Tractionator rears (LOVE them on all surfaces...will continue to buy them....long life)
4) Two Pirelli Scorpion XCMH fronts (like them in loose stuff...good on pavement. too)


What is a good front tire (DOT) for mostly gravel and paved riding (No Dunlop 606's) ???

Yes to Heidenaus as a given....but saving those for Mexico
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:22 PM   #4994
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Riders,
I have gone through:
1) two sets of Pirelli MT 21's (won't buy again)
2) One front MotoZ HT Desert Tractionator (good on hard surface more than loose stuff)
3) Three Motoz Desert HT Tractionator rears (LOVE them on all surfaces...will continue to buy them....long life)
4) Two Pirelli Scorpion XCMH fronts (like them in loose stuff...good on pavement. too)


What is a good front tire (DOT) for mostly gravel and paved riding (No Dunlop 606's) ???

Yes to Heidenaus as a given....but saving those for Mexico
I spit on DOT front tires. Luckily I can get away without using the things here,
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:55 PM   #4995
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My first mod needs to be a bash plate. Are they all the same, or are some better than others?

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