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Old 10-07-2013, 06:27 PM   #11341
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I just sent off an email.

The more of us that do a better chance of convincing him to make the stock link.

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Old 10-07-2013, 07:23 PM   #11342
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Does anyone have any recommendations for a fuel stabilizer for storage?
For 3 years in a row I just rode the bike until the low fuel light came on... went home and stored it that way... Fill it back up in the early spring and good to go !!! Nowadays fuel is not as suceptible to turn to crap like in the 70's... Every fall my 5 gallon for my lawnmower in never empty... and 5 months later you poor that thing in her and she sparks right up... If you were running VP or fancy fuel maybe... but good old pump gas from Canada... I don't bother...
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:41 AM   #11343
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Does anyone have any recommendations for a fuel stabilizer for storage?
I usually toss some seafoam into the tank in the dead of winter when it might be 6-8 weeks before I burn through a tank of fuel.
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:05 AM   #11344
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I just sent off an email.

The more of us that do a better chance of convincing him to make the stock link.
I sent him an email. Maybe he will make some.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:06 PM   #11345
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Hmmm.. I have a profil filter before my pump. I've never had a problem with fuel. And I have been buying crap from 13 year old kids in out of a milk jug in Central asia and Morocco.
Maybe the Australia fuel was bad where we were getting it. There were several bergs, a ktm 450RR , and my 690 that all suffered either failed fuel pumps or clogged fuel filters. We pulled my pump out, reversed the power, and tapped it with a hammer and it spun back to life but sounded bad. I ended up putting a used but better berg fuel pump assembly in the tank and that is what is in the bike to this day.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:17 PM   #11346
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Maybe the Australia fuel was bad where we were getting it. There were several bergs, a ktm 450RR , and my 690 that all suffered either failed fuel pumps or clogged fuel filters. We pulled my pump out, reversed the power, and tapped it with a hammer and it spun back to life but sounded bad. I ended up putting a used but better berg fuel pump assembly in the tank and that is what is in the bike to this day.
We have a lot of problems with KTM fuel filters / pumps ...

I replaced mine on the Berg, after it shutdown somewhere in the scrub ...

Except for fuel stations, people generally store it in tanks above ground - often pretty hot - maybe that encourages something or other ...

Anyway, very common - had assumed it was the same everywhere ...
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:19 PM   #11347
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Seth and Hoots, are you guys running with filters?
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:24 PM   #11348
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Seth and Hoots, are you guys running with filters?
I run the profi bag filter on the base of my pump and the stock KTM filter in the tank. I got about 8000 miles out of the first pump without issue until it seized up in Australia. no issues lately but then again the bike is in many pieces scattered across the floor at the moment.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:29 PM   #11349
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.....no issues lately but then again the bike is in many pieces scattered across the floor at the moment.
Seth,
Still looking for the correct jetting?
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Old 10-08-2013, 02:49 PM   #11350
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Still looking for the correct jetting?
I am actually not quite at that point in my conversion and will likely just copy the jetting on the 690RR
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:06 PM   #11351
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I am actually not quite at that point in my conversion and will likely just copy the jetting on the 690RR
I think maybe Seth is going to do a carb conversion on his 690. So before we get to jets, we need to know the carb.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:13 PM   #11352
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I think maybe Seth is going to do a carb conversion on his 690. So before we get to jets, we need to know the carb.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:30 PM   #11353
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Just a quick question. 2012 KTM 690 Enduro R: Is the 90 degree fitting on the radiator cap supposed to be permanently attached to the cap? Mine does plug into the cap, but just a little nudge will cause it to disconnect.

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Old 10-08-2013, 05:02 PM   #11354
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Just a quick question. 2012 KTM 690 Enduro R: Is the 90 degree fitting on the radiator cap supposed to be permanently attached to the cap? Mine does plug into the cap, but just a little nudge will cause it to disconnect.

Thanks,

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I have had two of those pull out and slowly leak coolant. After the last one, I have permanently attached the 90 deg fitting using epoxy and when I need to open up the cap I just remove the hose first.

Might be obvious, but make sure the fitting is pointing in the correct direction, when the cap is completely tight, prior to adding epoxy.
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Old 10-08-2013, 06:30 PM   #11355
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