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Old 09-29-2012, 10:58 PM   #5731
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Not exactly. Actually he race her to the liquor store ...

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And normally lose.
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Old 09-30-2012, 12:56 AM   #5732
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Did you use an EXC front sprocket? They fit over the countershaft splines but are narrower which could take pressure off the seal? Next guess would be that your chain is just too tight? How many miles are on the bike? It may just be time to replace the seal anyway, they are cheap and easy to change anyway.

When mine started leaking it just needed the $1 o-ring behind the sprocket spacer replaced, the seal itself is only ~$7.
Geez what a relief those prices and ease of fix you quoted- 10500 klm on the clock - I bought the sprocket from my honda guy it doesnt have the rubber sides so i think I stuffed up thought it would be ok the tiger i used to own had the rubbers on but only for the noice factor-
thanks

P.s fellow inmate Ozimick has posted a pic up for me with an explanation and it seems trouble is the o'ring the spacer has more than likely moved abit thanks - PANICK OVER WITH ;-]
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Old 09-30-2012, 01:48 AM   #5733
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Anyone have an US source for nylon saddle washers? Been gooogling my ass off and keep landing in Eur. Need 4 of them for tube od of 50mm - custom

If you're still stuck, drop me a note and I'll get some ordered here in EU and in the mail to you
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:49 AM   #5734
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If you're still stuck, drop me a note and I'll get some ordered here in EU and in the mail to you
Thanks for that - I'll keep you posted.

Sent some mails out yesterday - see what I hear back early this week.
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Old 09-30-2012, 11:24 AM   #5735
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And normally lose.
Hummmmmmm ... So sad to here that. But on the other end, does this means you have in your possession compromising video material - featuring yourself - you do not want to share with us ? A race to the liquor store, I too rarely win, but I'm always happy to participate.

How's your 690 tanks RR replica coming ??? Haven't heard for a while. I'm waiting ...

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Old 09-30-2012, 11:40 AM   #5736
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Oil Leak

When I had replaced my sprocket (with a 16 tooth KTM) my leak came from my own inexperience...

I could not get that "bent" washer to reseat and hold the nut, so mine would back off. Once I had tried it a couple more times, I realized that it had to be in the right place to "lock" everything secure...

Does that sound like it makes sense? That was last spring already, I'm going by memory here.....

Whatever the problem, sounds "adjustable" without having to be "replaceable"...


Take a second look at er, have fun!!

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Old 09-30-2012, 12:08 PM   #5737
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Anyone have an US source for nylon saddle washers? Been gooogling my ass off and keep landing in Eur. Need 4 of them for tube od of 50mm - custom

Have you tried McMaster-Carr or perhaps Grainger? Another alternative would be to buy nylon rod from McMaster and fabricate them yourself using a drill press.
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Old 09-30-2012, 12:12 PM   #5738
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I'd check these sites:
Fastenal
Zoro Tools
Fastener Superstore

as well as Mc Master Carr and Grainger as mentioned.
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Old 09-30-2012, 12:14 PM   #5739
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Page 4 of Nylon Saddle Washers now refercing my post 45 minutes ago -google dudes are fast

now that is pretty funny
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Old 09-30-2012, 12:30 PM   #5740
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I wouldnt call myself a hardcore offroad racer...thats more crankshaft. Beany knows a thing or twelve about performance 690 stuff


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Old 09-30-2012, 01:15 PM   #5741
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My current state of disrepair :/


Intake rocker arm needle bearing let go. Thankfully all needle's recovered without having to split the case. Unfortunatelly though, the rocker arm took out the cam shaft.



Little blurry, but you can see the damage beside the cam, the lobe looks fairly similar, like it got hammered. Swapping the timing chain just in case.. KTM has the timing chain back ordered until Manuary, but my parts guy knows a guy who knows a guy thats not Dutch, so the part will be in tomorow.



Small world.




The intake rocker is bakordered until God knows when. I didn't get any serious damage but that roller did dick up the cam lobe alittle. You can see the scoring in the picture. I think it will polish out. The pin that the roller rolls on was also loose in the exhaust rocker. The replacement had a different design.
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:57 AM   #5742
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Have you tried McMaster-Carr or perhaps Grainger? Another alternative would be to buy nylon rod from McMaster and fabricate them yourself using a drill press.
McMaster-Carr - thanks!!

Was headed down fabricate them path - I've got some left over marine nylon paneling, thought I'd run a 1" round over bit through it then hole saw to pieces.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:09 AM   #5743
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I lost the exhaust rocker bearing on my 11 a month back. It didn't drop the needles into the case but I figure it was very close.

How long did you guys run those engines with noise before it went catastrophic? Just curious.

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Small world.




The intake rocker is bakordered until God knows when. I didn't get any serious damage but that roller did dick up the cam lobe alittle. You can see the scoring in the picture. I think it will polish out. The pin that the roller rolls on was also loose in the exhaust rocker. The replacement had a different design.
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:18 AM   #5744
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Rally raid tank or Safari tank

I have to make my mind soon. Rally raid tank or Safari tank (have to order rally raid adventure fairing)? Any advice?
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:30 AM   #5745
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Anyone have the Twin Air part number handy for this filter?

Thanks
Found it- 154519
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