KTM 690 Tail Tidy - Advice sought ?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Sol Erzenberg, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Sol Erzenberg

    Sol Erzenberg Lost somewhere

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    Just wondering if anyone has fitted one of these KTM Twins Tail Tidy on the back of their 690R or 690 Enduro ?
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    <o:p>I currently have the KTM Enduro tail tidy & where I live the boys in blue dont like the angle that my number plate sits on & I thought the KTM Twins version looks much less of an angle & would certianly be more street legal.

    </o:p>Cheers, Sol..:thumb
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  2. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to asphalt!

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    Try an exc 500 led tail light
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  3. KC-10ENG

    KC-10ENG Been here awhile

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  4. Sol Erzenberg

    Sol Erzenberg Lost somewhere

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    Hi, I'm already using the KTM Euro version & the local Force here have defected me a few times already.

    Everything else is legal on my bike in terms of mirrors, tyres & indicators etc..

    Just looking for a better option from ADV folks for the rear tail tidy.
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  5. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to asphalt!

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    Here is the 2013 KTM 500 EXC tail light.

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    Easy to find for cheap on E-Bay since most EXC riders switch to the more dirt worthy XC-W tail light.

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  6. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    Shim the plate so the coppers can see it. Couple of washers, piece of fuel hose, chunk of cork. soiled panties wrapped around a crumpled beer can...yada, yada. you get the idea. Why you letting them get close enough to read it anyway?
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  7. Sol Erzenberg

    Sol Erzenberg Lost somewhere

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    Was parked in front of a Pub last time..:deal
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  8. daniel5600

    daniel5600 Adventurer

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    I checked the NSW laws on this the other day. The legislation here states...

    The number plate should be vertical.
    The above is exempt if it is impractical due to vehicle design.

    It must also be visible from 20m.

    I'd ague that it is still clearly visible from 20m, and the vehicle design puts the numberplate on an angle, it is impractical for this particular dirt bike to have the number plate dangling lower and straighter.
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  9. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Wrong, as they come with a lower guard that the plate and plate light and reflector attach to.
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  10. SportsGuy

    SportsGuy icanhazdirt?

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    Does this bolt directly on to the Enduro R rear end? Any trimming, etc. needed?
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  11. Bigbugberg

    Bigbugberg Meatbucket Supreme

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    The Tail Tidy on my 690 Enduro broke in two places when the wheel hit the plate (catching air). I was on a 1500 mile ride and had to field repair the TT to keep the plate on.

    Seek another solution

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  12. Okieboy2

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    That looks like something from Sic Ass Racing. Get the Euro version. Mine has survived numerous G-outs.
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  13. matt33

    matt33 Been here awhile

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