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Old 02-12-2013, 01:36 PM   #7186
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Anyone have a stock 690 header for sale?
I will have one for sale very soon send me a PM
my down pipe in almost done!!
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:09 PM   #7187
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vortex ecu ??

ok, I've got the vortex ecu installed with a leo vince slip on and open stock air box. Bike runs amazing except it does have some very slight surging. Once you notice it, it will drive you bonkers ( it does me ) It also has some very snappy throttle. I've been told that 30% of the TPS are bad and you have to bring it to the dealer to check the ohm's etc... Is there a way to check it out myself with a snap on meter?

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Old 02-12-2013, 02:27 PM   #7188
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A pic of the Scotts shark fin installed. Serious protection. Still need to figure something out for the front. I forsee something expensive in my future.



For the front rotor guard, check out http://www.toparracing.com/front-dis...o-530cc-350cc/ I emailed them a year or so ago to see if it would cover the 300mm rotor and I was told that it would be close but they could change a number here or there before machining to make it fit. I never discussed price as work has been slow so my toy budget has suffered.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:31 PM   #7189
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For the front rotor guard, check out http://www.toparracing.com/front-dis...o-530cc-350cc/ I emailed them a year or so ago to see if it would cover the 300mm rotor and I was told that it would be close but they could change a number here or there before machining to make it fit. I never discussed price as work has been slow so my toy budget has suffered.
That looks like the Bullet Proof unit. Much cheaper. Heck even if they charged an extra $20 it would still be less than the BP unit. I think it is worth checking into. Thanks!
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:02 PM   #7190
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LED Taillight/fender assembly
what did you order?
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:20 PM   #7191
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ok, I've got the vortex ecu installed with a leo vince slip on and open stock air box. Bike runs amazing except it does have some very slight surging. Once you notice it, it will drive you bonkers ( it does me ) It also has some very snappy throttle. I've been told that 30% of the TPS are bad and you have to bring it to the dealer to check the ohm's etc... Is there a way to check it out myself with a snap on meter?

Thanks for your reply's
I would spend a few bucks on the G2 throttle cam first, and see how it feels then.

http://www.g2ergo.com/dirt-bike-g2-e...ttle-tube.html
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:28 PM   #7192
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what did you order?
I hope this OK.
I ordered this one with Clear lens & turn signals.
I ordered directly from the vendor. He also sells on KTMTalk. Doesn't list this unit there though.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200770720339...84.m1423.l2649

Cheaper ordering off KTMTalk or direct.

Edit: Here's one of his KTM Talk links.
http://ktmtalk.com/pp_classifieds/sh...=30658&cat=all
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #7193
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I hope this OK.
I ordered this one with Clear lens & turn signals.
I ordered directly from the vendor. He also sells on KTMTalk. Doesn't list this unit there though.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200770720339...84.m1423.l2649

Cheaper ordering off KTMTalk or direct.

Edit: Here's one of his KTM Talk links.
http://ktmtalk.com/pp_classifieds/sh...=30658&cat=all
cool cool!

I just ordered this... only reason why I ask

LED EBAY Light
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:27 PM   #7194
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cool cool!

I just ordered this... only reason why I ask

LED EBAY Light
I think that is the same LED unit part of the assembly I'm getting. Nice.
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:28 PM   #7195
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That looks like the Bullet Proof unit. Much cheaper. Heck even if they charged an extra $20 it would still be less than the BP unit. I think it is worth checking into. Thanks!
I have emailed BPD several times now asking them if they would make the front disc guard for a 690 but no response. Maybe us 690 owners can start an email campaign like we did on the swingarm guard and get them to make one.
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:46 PM   #7196
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I would spend a few bucks on the G2 throttle cam first, and see how it feels then.

http://www.g2ergo.com/dirt-bike-g2-e...ttle-tube.html
You should try and add more fuel with the pot switches in all three bands. It's a lean condition, dollars to donuts and the G2, won't fix that.
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:57 PM   #7197
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You should try and add more fuel with the pot switches in all three bands. It's a lean condition, dollars to donuts and the G2, won't fix that.
thanks, tomorrow I'll start adding some fuel and see what happens. I was going to sell because I'm short, but Ive ordered a link to lower it and we'll see how that helps and I ordered a new spring from super plush for my big but.
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #7198
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Oh shite. what did you do now?
LOL, the FMF header I got has shoddy welds and managed to break another hole in it. Think I'm done with FMF.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:42 PM   #7199
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LOL, the FMF header I got has shoddy welds and managed to break another hole in it. Think I'm done with FMF.
FMF= Fake Metal Foundry

FMF= First Muffler to Fail
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:04 PM   #7200
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LOL, the FMF header I got has shoddy welds and managed to break another hole in it. Think I'm done with FMF.
Thats to bad. I've had nothing but good luck with FMF.
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