Code Orange: Building up Three and a Half 690R's

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Bartron, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    Thanks. It's hard to find the info, especially in one place so I'm happy to hear it serves you well. As you can see, I took a lot of heat for the layout initially but it keeps things much more organized.

    None of us changed the header, just the exhaust and airfilter, then changed the mapping to suit.

    Congrats on your first post, I'm honored you'd choose to do it here.
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  2. InHarmsWay

    InHarmsWay Old Guys Rule

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    Got it. That means I can apply the money saved from the header toward something else!

    I intend to ride to the first factory scheduled servicing, 620 miles/1000 km, with it in it's stock configuration to get a good break-in period. Thereafter, I'll start doing some of the mods you've illustrated. Hope you won't mind if I tap you for some answers should questions arise. I'm a decent mechanic, but electrical work has always been mystifying. And not sure about the whole mapping thing, but I'm also going to speak with some of the mechanics at the dealer I bought it from and see what ability they have, as well.

    Thanks again.
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  3. Maurizio

    Maurizio 2 smoker

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  4. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    Thanks man, just included some more info specific to 2011 if interested.

    Unlike you, I couldn't get my Mac to play nice with TuneECU through Parallels and had to dig-out the PC relic.
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  5. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    Bartron,

    It would be really awesome if you could post this to the TuneEcu 690 discussion thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685657&page=3). (or I could just post up a link to this thread in that thread and refer people here.....)

    BTW, I think I already had seen that info in various places/posts, however, not in such a detailed, informational, helpful way. I have the cable and have played with the program, I was just hesitant because I wasn't 100% sure.

    Now I am. Thanks so much!
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  6. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    Thanks Uller, I've been following that thread too and used some of that information to put this thread together. If you found this stuff beneficial, feel free to link it in other threads. Hope you enjoy the changes you've made!
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  7. jonnykilo

    jonnykilo Viator

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    Awesome thread. Just got a nearly new 08 Enduro, and had planned on pursuing many of the same mods. Will lurk here for a while and pick up all your gems, then might have a few questions. Many thanks in advance.
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  8. DirtJack

    DirtJack Adventurer

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    I use VirtualBox from Oracle (Freely available, as in software freedom, and well supported) for TuneECU on my Mac. Stopped using Parallels long ago and VMWare recently.

    Just found this thread today. Great job! Reading this all at once now, I had a bit of a problem understanding the lame comments along the way because of the quality of your contributions. Those posters need to rise to your standard and fill those empty place-holders with useful gems for the 690 HOW.
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  9. giodog2000

    giodog2000 Been here awhile

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  10. Roadracer_Al

    Roadracer_Al louder, louder, louder!

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    Lots of good info. Thanks for taking the time to put it together.

    a
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  11. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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  12. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    How about checking the first page?
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  13. InHarmsWay

    InHarmsWay Old Guys Rule

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    I have all my new parts and getting ready to tear into the project. On your "Canisterectomy" and SAS removal, and constructing the 22K OHM 1/4 watt resistor, is there any specific gauge of wire that you used?

    Thanks.
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  14. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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    I think the layout you did on this thread is great. It will make it very easy to read and follow.
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  15. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    Sorry for the late reply. I used 18G because that's what I had around and I had the appropriately sized male and female spade connectors handy. I wouldn't worry too much as there's not much juice flowing through the wiring and the original wires are quite tiny (22 or 24 gauge). I'm no electrician and can't be bothered to look up the relationship of resistance to wire diameter but it shouldn't affect the sensor bypass - at least not when using up to 18 gauge like we did.
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  16. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    Good to see you've made the thread useful I have done a few mods along the way also
    have you tryed larger foot pegs your feet will thank you
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  17. ClutchGuy

    ClutchGuy n00b

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    Does anyone know exactly what the values in the FL Switch table refer too? I tried the throttle table adjustment (all 100%) and didn't notice much difference? Anyone else been trying anything?
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  18. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    as far as i know it's the switch in tps % to transfer from the L map, using those value's, MAP and O2 sensor towards the 'regular' F map, using mainly uncorrected value's for squirt duration.

    Topic starter states much improvement with the modified L map, but virtually disables it with the F/L switch parameters.
    Have you modified the 2 together or seperately? I think if you now load a standard L map and leave your adjusted F and F/L param's, you would not know the diffrence.

    I agree on the Evo1 kit map, i dont get it at all, the bike is much much leaner with it than with the akra map, has the idle hanging even, felth like dangerously lean to me and took it out after 10 minutes of testing.
    In fact, if you compare it to the original standard pipe map, it's about the same in squirt duration.
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  19. ClutchGuy

    ClutchGuy n00b

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    Thanks, I agree with everything your saying. I have not tested anything other then the 100% throttle map. I've just put in maps with all the changes mentioned by the topic starter but have not yet tested. The only concern I have is the F/L parameters but looking at the maps the F map seems richer so if anything, I'll be running a little richer overall which is safe.
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  20. WHKED RIDER

    WHKED RIDER WHKED RIDER

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    Wanted to say thanks for the thread. You have really put together a well thought through and detailed description of mods. I have looked into a lot of the mods you have gone into detail here. I have been debating on whether to upgrade to the RR tank kit as you have or to the Safari tank. I like the look of the RR tank and the way it integrates into the original looks of the bike. What I have found is that the RR tanks don't add as much fuel as the Safari Tank and require two separate fill locations and are more costly overall. Have you had any experience with the Safari tank, or does anyone on the thread have any advice on pros and cons of both tank styles? The 3.1 gallon stock won't cut it. Extra fuel bottles are ok but take up valuable space. Thanks for any advice.

    :hmmmmm
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