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Old 08-16-2012, 04:26 PM   #5071
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The rear didnt last 500 miles on the SE, destroyed it on a long dual sport ride Hooked up well in the muddy woods though.

I know with the I/T on the rear, I could stop every 10 miles and visibly see the difference in wear when on pavement. It was excellent on dirt surfaces, but got a bit "lively" on wet rocks. I think I even did a couple of unintentional "whips".
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:25 PM   #5072
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Getting ready to take my 690 on the TAT starting Monday morning...



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Old 08-16-2012, 07:37 PM   #5073
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Thats a lot of Bling. How far west are you going?
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:53 PM   #5074
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Not trying to be a wise guy, but trade those crash bars for a proper skid plate.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:10 PM   #5075
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Have a great time Kurfer! I'm sure you'll have a blast!

What's that black long hexaganol shaped bag at about 5:30 in your picture?
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:41 PM   #5076
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sweet! enjoy!
i like the crash bars! moar orange!

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Old 08-16-2012, 11:46 PM   #5077
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....What's that black long hexaganol shaped bag at about 5:30 in your picture?

Water bladder:

http://www.rei.com/product/733948/ms...y-bag-10-liter


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Old 08-17-2012, 12:23 AM   #5078
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Water bladder is correct! Except i''m putting extra fuel in mine!

As for the skid plate, my plastic one is fine.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:25 AM   #5079
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Thats a lot of Bling. How far west are you going?
Riding sunrise to sundown for 14 straight days, going to go as fast and far as we can.
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Old 08-17-2012, 03:48 AM   #5080
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New problem with my 2012 690R. It has about 2800 miles. Cold start up in the morning my low oil pressure light stays on. I shut it off and flip the key back and forth and re-fire her. Light stays on but goes out if I raise the RPM. Then I shut it off again and flip the key back and forth. I fire it up and all is good.

The site gage has oil. Seems like it might be the instrument, but then if I raise the RPM the light goes out! That seems like oil pressure.

My old KTM 950 did something similar, but in that case, the oil light flashed with pump pulsing. It went away as soon as the oil warmed.

I can take it to the dealer for warranty, but he's 90 minutes away. Thoughts?

Other than this thing that started last week, the bike has been great. The motor smoothed out to. After about 10 minutes on the freeway at 67mph, the ECU must adjust something because the bar vibes go away. It was always smooth above 73mph and below 63.
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:44 AM   #5081
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Riding sunrise to sundown for 14 straight days, going to go as fast and far as we can.
I have a shop in the middle of Arkansas, I will pm my number to you in case you need anything. Looks like you will be having a great time.. Nice garage collection!!!
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:44 AM   #5082
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New problem with my 2012 690R. It has about 2800 miles. Cold start up in the morning my low oil pressure light stays on. I shut it off and flip the key back and forth and re-fire her. Light stays on but goes out if I raise the RPM. Then I shut it off again and flip the key back and forth. I fire it up and all is good.

The site gage has oil. Seems like it might be the instrument, but then if I raise the RPM the light goes out! That seems like oil pressure.

My old KTM 950 did something similar, but in that case, the oil light flashed with pump pulsing. It went away as soon as the oil warmed.

I can take it to the dealer for warranty, but he's 90 minutes away. Thoughts?

Other than this thing that started last week, the bike has been great. The motor smoothed out to. After about 10 minutes on the freeway at 67mph, the ECU must adjust something because the bar vibes go away. It was always smooth above 73mph and below 63.

How long since your last oil change? My screens used to get a very fine, pastey, mettalic substance in them (clutch wear I suspect). This would clog some portions of the screens. Did you clean the screens during your last oil change? Just shooting in the dark, but that is what came to mind (restricted flow), besides the obvious oil pump, or sensor sending unit you mentioned.

Re; vibes, that could have something to do with your tires too. Although I did notice at all speeds, my mirror cleared up to the point of visible when pulling in the clutch and dropping throttle.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:08 AM   #5083
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New problem with my 2012 690R. It has about 2800 miles. Cold start up in the morning my low oil pressure light stays on. I shut it off and flip the key back and forth and re-fire her. Light stays on but goes out if I raise the RPM. Then I shut it off again and flip the key back and forth. I fire it up and all is good.

The site gage has oil. Seems like it might be the instrument, but then if I raise the RPM the light goes out! That seems like oil pressure.

My old KTM 950 did something similar, but in that case, the oil light flashed with pump pulsing. It went away as soon as the oil warmed.

I can take it to the dealer for warranty, but he's 90 minutes away. Thoughts?

Other than this thing that started last week, the bike has been great. The motor smoothed out to. After about 10 minutes on the freeway at 67mph, the ECU must adjust something because the bar vibes go away. It was always smooth above 73mph and below 63.
It's most likely the sensor, know of at least 10 SMC-R -12 that had same problem here in Sweden, order a new one or ask dealer to do so.

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Old 08-17-2012, 03:08 PM   #5084
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Quick risers question

Does anyone know off hand what the tallest riser an 08E model can take without making any changes to the cables.

I'm installing a set of HDB guards tomorrow but leaving for a trip the next day. I don't have much time to re-route cables.


Appreciate any input you have.

Btw - Paul has supplied me with 2 sizes. I'll be sending him back the ones I don't want.


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Old 08-17-2012, 03:30 PM   #5085
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Does anyone know off hand what the tallest riser an 08E model can take without making any changes to the cables.

I'm installing a set of HDB guards tomorrow but leaving for a trip the next day. I don't have much time to re-route cables.


Appreciate any input you have.

Btw - Paul has supplied me with 2 sizes. I'll be sending him back the ones I don't want.


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I've think you should be fine with the highest. I've got the rally raid sub mount and a 25mm riser plate with a bunch of room to spare. Just rotate the throttle tube 180 degrees from how it is stock.

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