differences btw 2011-990r and 2012 990

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by SHOREBILL, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. SHOREBILL

    SHOREBILL Some Guy

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    I'm looking at both are there any major upgrades between a
    2011 990r
    And
    2012 990

    Thanks
    Bill
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  2. mcmann

    mcmann Motorcycle ADV enthusiast

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  3. Mk5mike

    Mk5mike Been here awhile

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    So the 2012 is a 2011 990r with less ground clearance/ suspension travel?
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  4. Sumi

    Sumi Long timer

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    yes, and with ABS
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  5. Lurkerlou

    Lurkerlou Been here awhile

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    Posted this before but it's worth another shot.
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  6. Vector Leto

    Vector Leto Adventurer

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    My 2012 990 R Adventure (US model) does NOT have ABS.
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  7. Sumi

    Sumi Long timer

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    Yes, but the OP wanted to know the diff between a 2011 990R and a 2012 990, not a 2012 990R.
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  8. Vector Leto

    Vector Leto Adventurer

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    My bad.
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  9. mcmann

    mcmann Motorcycle ADV enthusiast

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    Per the article:

    "In a nutshell, both versions now have a power boost – producing 115bhp compared to the 2011 standard bike’s 108 – courtesy of a revised ECU."
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