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Old 04-02-2013, 04:27 AM   #8011
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Maby if you buy the 08 wire?
Mines an 08 , I just wanted to know if I could plug it into a friends 09 to see if the prob was in the wiring or dash .
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:32 AM   #8012
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Sorted , after tracing every wire , it was a break in the white & red wire back from the triple clamp ..

Unfortunately the stock wiring harness on these bikes is good for a finite amount of time. KTM went with really small gage wiring and they decided to put a lot of tight bends in the loom. Combine this with vibration, shock, wet, dry, warm, cold, dust, and mud and the insulation in those tight bends will suffer and split. I have fixed a bunch of wires on my bike before they failed or caused issues but the end goal is to rewire the bike....following in Crankchafts newly blazed trail.

I plan to rewire the bike so I can utilize this speed which was used on the 950's and 640 adventures. It is very clear and easy to read and they hold up for a long time. I have no need for the tach and never liked the stock 08 cluster.

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Old 04-02-2013, 05:50 AM   #8013
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I`d like to rewire mine . Behind the headlight it`s a birds nest . Like you said , as that loom that goes through the triple clamp gets continually flexed every time you turn the bars it`s broken wires waiting to happen .
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:17 AM   #8014
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Haven't had mine that long, but I find myself re-routing wires almost every time I work on it to avoid what looks like future rub throughs.
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:41 AM   #8015
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I`d like to rewire mine . Behind the headlight it`s a birds nest . Like you said , as that loom that goes through the triple clamp gets continually flexed every time you turn the bars it`s broken wires waiting to happen .
The original idea we had was to run a single heavy power and ground cable up to the front of the bike and tie it into a power distribution panel. The lights, speedo cluster, etc would tie into this distribution block and the only wire that would experience any flex would be the power/ground wires which could be shielded much nicer and fused on both ends in case of a short.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:39 AM   #8016
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I like the concept here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=6004
Can someone tell me how it connects/drains to the rear main?
And where to get the fittings for the replacement air filter?
Any other thoughts?
Can someone answer this for me:

How does a Safari tank hook into the rear main? Would it be possible/best to hook in the in-frame tank similarly?

What is the connection of the Unifilter to the intake? Is there an off-shelf connector?
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:13 AM   #8017
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Can someone answer this for me:

How does a Safari tank hook into the rear main? Would it be possible/best to hook in the in-frame tank similarly?

What is the connection of the Unifilter to the intake? Is there an off-shelf connector?

The Safari tank and the RR tanks tie into the main tank through an added piece that slips around the plastic fuel tank mount. This added piece is made from aluminum and has a barbed fitting coming off of it. there is a hose running from this fitting to the tank control valve. This setup would work for any additional tank you want to run in addition to the stock. The only advice is not to open the aux tank until you have ridden about 60 miles on the main tank or you risk overflowing the main tank.






if you look closely you can see the fuel setup under the tank and the line routing to the valve...this photo is for the RR tanks:

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Old 04-02-2013, 10:28 AM   #8018
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Thanks Seth! Would that overflow be a problem if as in Noyah's bike, the aux drained into the main via the main's overflow? (although I like the setup you show there better with the shutoff and filter(?).

Any thoughts on the filter? Maybe use a twinair on top of the aux?
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:10 AM   #8019
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Thanks Seth! Would that overflow be a problem if as in Noyah's bike, the aux drained into the main via the main's overflow? (although I like the setup you show there better with the shutoff and filter(?).

Any thoughts on the filter? Maybe use a twinair on top of the aux?
Yes the Safari will flood you rear if you fill it up and dont close the tap, gravity sucks sometimes.

I had a problem one time when i filled the front tank and then overfilled the rear ( gas level above the connection from the front tank )

As long as you dont overfill the setup is golden and no moving parts or exposed hoses

Filter you asked about connects like this :

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Old 04-02-2013, 11:55 AM   #8020
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Cool! Thanks, Noyah.
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:10 PM   #8021
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Thanks Seth! Would that overflow be a problem if as in Noyah's bike, the aux drained into the main via the main's overflow? (although I like the setup you show there better with the shutoff and filter(?).

Any thoughts on the filter? Maybe use a twinair on top of the aux?
you can use any filter there that you want since it is low pressure. Not sure about the overflow but it should work...as long as there is a breather on the aux tank. Otherwise if the main tank builds pressure fuel will not flow.
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:50 AM   #8022
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Hi

I've got a 09 SMC and just mounted a LV can, but if I try to pull it sideways it doesn't sit very good. Any advise on how to mount it better?

And second, is anyone riding with the twin air/rallyraid filter setup? http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/...-foam-twin-air
Many folks are talking about a booming sound with the KTM evo box, is it the same sound with the foam filter?
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:20 AM   #8023
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Do the valves on these bikes have a tendency to tighten up at all? I always do maintenance a little early and was wondering if I should check my valve clearances now (5k miles) or just wait until the recommended KTM interval at 6,000 miles. Thoughts?
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:23 AM   #8024
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And second, is anyone riding with the twin air/rallyraid filter setup? http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/...-foam-twin-air
Many folks are talking about a booming sound with the KTM evo box, is it the same sound with the foam filter?
I'm running on RR foam filter, really love it. Currently on stock can, if i swap in for LV pipe the combine "sound" from the exhaust and filter is too loud for my comfort. It really down to individual tolerance.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:46 AM   #8025
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i'm running on rr foam filter, really love it. Currently on stock can, if i swap in for lv pipe the combine "sound" from the exhaust and filter is too loud for my comfort. It really down to individual tolerance.
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