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Old 09-10-2012, 05:18 AM   #5476
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Looks like the fuel volume is there, but the pressure is not all that great. Looks like I'm going back into the tank for round three

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yea those fuel lines in the tank kink pretty ez and i could see that using the ca pump without the oem part by the pump intake could mess with pressure as could using the old style pump w/out the barbs.
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:47 AM   #5477
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Can injector o-rings be sourced locally? Finished the bike up and it has a leak at the 90° elbow where it enters the injector housing. Anyone have a part number that can be picked up in town or will I have to wait on shipping?
Locally? Where's Buzztopia?

I went to Advance Auto and dug through their O-ring selection behind the counter and found one pretty close. It was just a bit smaller I believe but no leaks. It worked till I ordered and installed a new one.
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:25 AM   #5478
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Locally? Where's Buzztopia?
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Tallahassee, FL. I reckon by locally I was talking chain stores Advance, Autozone, and the sort.
I'll see if I can get a match for the leaker and get all of them ordered. They are in and out so many times in the past week or so that I'm sure they'll need replacing sooner rether than later.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:35 AM   #5479
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tallahassee, fl. I reckon by locally i was talking chain stores advance, autozone, and the sort.
I'll see if i can get a match for the leaker and get all of them ordered. They are in and out so many times in the past week or so that i'm sure they'll need replacing sooner rether than later.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:57 AM   #5480
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Thanks Beany, have not noticed this product in your e-shop. However, the last statement makes me worry because I use the bike even for commuting to work (being on motard wheels) so I dont want to lose the possibility of locking the stearing. Is that really true or is there any work around?
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NOTE:WHEN THIS IS FITTED,THE STEERING LOCK CANNOT BE USED
Check out this thread and ask RBott about his setup. Might keep the steering lock functioning. However (speaking from experience), the steering lock ain't worth much. Easily broken and bike gone in seconds. Not sure what bike theft is like in CZ, but here in NL you better have a top quality chain and lock, or it's gone.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:45 AM   #5481
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Thanks Beany, have not noticed this product in your e-shop. However, the last statement makes me worry because I use the bike even for commuting to work (being on motard wheels) so I dont want to lose the possibility of locking the stearing. Is that really true or is there any work around?
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email John and ask for just the longer arm for the damper and keep your pin mount
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Old 09-10-2012, 01:36 PM   #5482
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Check out this thread and ask RBott about his setup. Might keep the steering lock functioning. However (speaking from experience), the steering lock ain't worth much. Easily broken and bike gone in seconds. Not sure what bike theft is like in CZ, but here in NL you better have a top quality chain and lock, or it's gone.
RBott's mount (I've used one since they first came out) uses the forward bar position but supports only that position and does center the damper turning axis over the steering head axis.

Here is the Scotts manual page to which I refer:



If you don't have this alignment, the frame pin slides on the damper arm and stresses the damper causing wear and premature failure, says Scott.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:08 PM   #5483
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2011 690R TPS voltages

Wondering if anyone has the tps voltages for the 2011 690r. I have found numerous procedures for adjusting the two tps voltages on the 08-10 690Rs but no one seems to have the values for the 2011 which has different tps sensors. Any help would be appreciatted. «thanks

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Old 09-10-2012, 11:36 PM   #5484
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email John and ask for just the longer arm for the damper and keep your pin mount
Thank Beany, I have also email the Scotts guys to check with them and will also ask John.
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Old 09-11-2012, 05:42 AM   #5485
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:43 AM   #5486
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Question clutch and brake levers

I searched but could not find an answer. I have broken my clutch lever at halfway mark, and my brake lever is bent. I only ever use 2 fingers for clutch and brake so I would prefer to replace them with shorter levers. Does anyone have a recommendation please?
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:54 AM   #5487
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Anyone have thoughts on how I can keep my skid plate on?... it is a Meca skid plate, it keeps breaking one of the bolts then the vibration cracks the other mounting ear. I have welded it back 3 times now.. This time I put a big block of sponge between the plate and the engine hoping to reduce the vibration.

any thoughts?
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:19 PM   #5488
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I searched but could not find an answer. I have broken my clutch lever at halfway mark, and my brake lever is bent. I only ever use 2 fingers for clutch and brake so I would prefer to replace them with shorter levers. Does anyone have a recommendation please?

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Old 09-11-2012, 12:27 PM   #5489
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Anyone have thoughts on how I can keep my skid plate on?... it is a Meca skid plate, it keeps breaking one of the bolts then the vibration cracks the other mounting ear. I have welded it back 3 times now.. This time I put a big block of sponge between the plate and the engine hoping to reduce the vibration.

any thoughts?
my buddy tore up 2 of them and them we fixed it. poor design for the top mount IMO. we used a piece of stainless and broke it in a braket to bolt to the mount on the frame and bolt through the skid plate. never failed after that.

i made my own and havent had a problem but its heavy 5/16 alum....over kill i know but....its what i had laying around
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:42 PM   #5490
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I searched but could not find an answer. I have broken my clutch lever at halfway mark, and my brake lever is bent. I only ever use 2 fingers for clutch and brake so I would prefer to replace them with shorter levers. Does anyone have a recommendation please?
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Am I correct that they do not have a clutch lever for a 690 at this stage?
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