KTM 690E - Broken Brake Pedals

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by bigborefan, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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    I started this thread to see if there is a large enough interest in getting a billet brake lever built for our KTM 690Es. I have not broken mine yet, but enough people have that I would purchase a billet item for piece of mind. By the way, a stocker goes for $76.00 at KTM-Parts.com

    Just post a quick reply to let the machinist/builders know there is a need and a market, that would be great.

    So far I have contacted Gary Emig at Emig Racing, Colin at Stenhouse, and a machinist in AZ as well. I have not heard from Gary yet, Colin expressed some desire to build one as did the AZ machinist.

    UPDATE: Jim in AZ, says he needs to probably make around 30 for a good return on his time. Here is his website. It looks like he definitely has the skills to make these for us.

    http://cleanspeedeng.com/

    Thanks
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  2. dandini

    dandini Dan

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    I'd be interest in 3 or 4.
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  3. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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    +1 for me.

    I wish I could raised that pedal at least 1 1/4" higher. My soles are 1 1/2" thick ...

    Paul Jr
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  4. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Yea, I've bent mine back 3 or 4 times now and I know its going to "brake" anyday now:lol3
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  5. Loadedagain

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    :augie
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  6. FriedDuck

    FriedDuck Why die all tensed up?

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    So whose did you bust? :lol3

    I need one too. Bent mine twice, and left it bent the 2nd time. I won't even talk about how difficult it looks like it's going to be to replace.
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  7. Loadedagain

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    i've had a load of emails and pms asking for them. i can make them and will if required, but i don't want to fight another advrider for them. if you guys don't want to do a group buy or be stuck with a whack of parts let me know. i can make a bunch and hold inventory so you don't have to buy 3 at a time. the goal is to only need 1, isn't it? my last lc4 was sold after several years of hard riding... and the original brake pedal/lever. why can't we build a better mousetrap?
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  8. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    i take 1 also
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  9. jimmaggie4343

    jimmaggie4343 Been here awhile

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    I'll take one yesterday, on my 3'rd oem without a crash on that side!
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  10. touche

    touche RidAventure maniac

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    One for me, to be shipped with Gros Buck's one
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  11. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    mine has been bent once..and I was able to bend it back. I think they made it out of the same material that they made the wrench for the front wheel out of...some special bendy aluminum. Basically that wrench is worthless. I will pull the brake pedal off this weekend and try to model it up for Ryan.
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  12. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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    Thank Seth,

    Anybody ever told you that you are really usefull ?

    Let us know how long it takes to pull this thing out. It seems to be a little tough ...

    Paul Jr
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  13. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Ha, people have told me that I am all kinds of things....some of them are good and some of them are bad....I'll file this one in the good folder. But thanks I try.

    :D
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  14. Rbott

    Rbott Been here awhile

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    If Seth can get me a decent model I will get one made up and have him try it out. If it works I can have them made in a week or so.

    Ryan
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  15. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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    If you don't mind Ryan, Think about adjustability. My boot's soles are 1 1/2" thick cause i'm only 5'4" with 26" inseam ...

    Paul Jr
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  16. Hair

    Hair Free to a good home.

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    Could someone post a photo of the lever?
    A few of us are trying to redo our Husaberg levers. Bergs and KTMs have a lot in common.
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  17. JohnnieWinona

    JohnnieWinona Adventurer

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    One for me, i'm beginning my 3rd, i think one of the problems is the step plate. It's like a 950's and should be more like a 300. It sticks out too far.
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  18. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    I took a quick look at it tonight to see how to pull it off for modeling purposes. It looked like the bolt was going to be a real pain to get to. Is this so or am I missing something easy? I'll get in there tomorrow and look a little closer if no one responds.
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  19. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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    I got email from Stenhouse today. He is waiting for someone to send him a broken on to use for a model. I believe he meant one is on the way, so maybe soon we will have one.

    I haven't broke mine, but they are a little thin I must say.
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  20. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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    Stenhouse needs a broken one for a model, or a new one would work as well. I guess he is expecting one, but it has been a while and it has not shown up.

    Anyone have one to volunteer?

    Thanks
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