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Old 08-29-2012, 01:40 AM   #5266
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Give me a call if you`re looking for someone for the machining .
Sounds like a good upgrade , I`ll be after one if its a reasonable cost .
I,m talking to you on phone right now
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:01 AM   #5267
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:29 AM   #5268
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:51 AM   #5269
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this is exactly what we need I have just email xtrig , asking for them to make these to suit the 690

Mudguts screwed with this post 08-29-2012 at 03:01 AM
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:19 AM   #5270
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this is exactly what we need I have just email xtrig , asking for them to make these to suit the 690
it's fantastic

is what i'm searching for
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:19 AM   #5271
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very cool guts, would make adjustments super fast!
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:23 AM   #5272
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very cool guts, would make adjustments super fast!
Not there's any thing wrong with taking an hour to do one full rotation , and have to replace the lock ring every time you make an adjustment
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:06 AM   #5273
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Yep , gotta go through with this upgrade .
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:40 AM   #5274
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Not there's any thing wrong with taking an hour to do one full rotation , and have to replace the lock ring every time you make an adjustment
I don't adjust my shock because the threads are all F'd up

I was racing mine this weekend, enjoying the power and handling but cursing the stupid crap in the pits between runs....so close to being the perfect all rounder..so close I've come to terms with the 690's limitations and I'm just going to try and make it all right. As of next week, the harness is going to be in the garbage can, along with all the FI shit they used. The Chassis and the motor get to stay.

My plan is to race the 690 in the 2013 Mexican 1000 rally, so it needs to be bomb proof.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:09 AM   #5275
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I,d think about keeping the vortex unless your going carb even then still it's reprogramable and hard wire it in and do a basic loom and get rid of the birds nest , I think you might run into trouble tring to eliminate all the junk with resistors
At least with the vortex it can be programmed to turn off those parameters

There is a company over here that uses aircraft spec cable manly do rally cars and and Aussie v8 I get plugs and terminals from them
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:40 AM   #5276
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I,d think about keeping the vortex unless your going carb even then still it's reprogramable and hard wire it in and do a basic loom and get rid of the birds nest , I think you might run into trouble tring to eliminate all the junk with resistors
At least with the vortex it can be programmed to turn off those parameters

There is a company over here that uses aircraft spec cable manly do rally cars and and Aussie v8 I get plugs and terminals from them
I emailed Richard abourt my plan to make a new harness with the idea of eliminating the odd ball safety stuff and he didn't like the idea. For the average user, the Vortex is a great plug and play set up but for me, I don't think the added cost of buying the tuning software is worth it. Micro squirt gives me more options and is much cheaper. A friend of mine tunes rally cars for a living and he's an electrical engineer, I trust him.

He was helping me with my running issues this weekend and we had lots of good ideas about the direction we should go. His harnesses are a work of art!
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:28 AM   #5277
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I emailed Richard abourt my plan to make a new harness with the idea of eliminating the odd ball safety stuff and he didn't like the idea. For the average user, the Vortex is a great plug and play set up but for me, I don't think the added cost of buying the tuning software is worth it. Micro squirt gives me more options and is much cheaper. A friend of mine tunes rally cars for a living and he's an electrical engineer, I trust him.

He was helping me with my running issues this weekend and we had lots of good ideas about the direction we should go. His harnesses are a work of art !
OK

I've read diagonaly Micro Squirt's web site ... You are really having a beer in the sub-basement now ... Is that pig gonna fly ??? You need Einstein ...

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Old 08-29-2012, 08:42 AM   #5278
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I've read diagonaly Micro Squirt's web site ... You are really having a beer in the sub-basement now ... Is that pig gonna fly ??? You need Einstein ...

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I've done a few cars, so I know the drill. Having a good tuner is the key.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:31 AM   #5279
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I emailed Richard abourt my plan to make a new harness with the idea of eliminating the odd ball safety stuff and he didn't like the idea. For the average user, the Vortex is a great plug and play set up but for me, I don't think the added cost of buying the tuning software is worth it. Micro squirt gives me more options and is much cheaper. A friend of mine tunes rally cars for a living and he's an electrical engineer, I trust him.

He was helping me with my running issues this weekend and we had lots of good ideas about the direction we should go. His harnesses are a work of art!
PLEEEASE make more of them. Ill buy a set!
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:30 AM   #5280
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PLEEEASE make more of them. Ill buy a set!
+1! I love my 690 and anything I can do to make it more reliable, the better.
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