New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by crankshaft, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. bobzilla

    bobzilla Dirty Old Man

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  2. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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  3. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Sounds like a weak battery to me
  4. Leviathan

    Leviathan Tenerider

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    Thanks. I'll check that out.
    Any other ideas are welcome.

    On another subject- is it possible to take out the spark plug without removing the airbox?
    I'm thinking about buying this little gizmo, but I'm not sure if it'll be less work than to pump a tire full of air by hand.
  5. rudyunknown

    rudyunknown Been here awhile

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    Hi guys
    So i have this weird problem on the 690, i have a giant loop bag for the adventure ride...what that does is push me further in the seat...so when i am sitting on the bike with my legs on the footpegs, the feet is at an angle to the brake pedal....
    and so when i try to apply the rear brake, i have to either lift my feet and readjust to brake or if in the same position i just end up locking the rear brakes....
    is there a way to move the rear pedal further out maybe by few inches....i am also trying to get a tail rack so that i can try to move the giant loop further out...
    Thanks
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  6. Aaron from Texas

    Aaron from Texas Been here awhile

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    Look into your owner's manual... the rear brake pedal position can be adjusted up and down.
  7. motoged

    motoged Been here awhile

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    That process is WAY more complicated than using a good hand pump or a set of CO2 cartridges....
  8. Bill the Bong

    Bill the Bong Supern00ba

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    Stuck compression releave/decompression valve?
  9. Noyah

    Noyah poser

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    Coming from a 800gs the suspension on my 690 is awesome!
    The harder I ride the better it works :)

    I'm a noob tho and pretty small (75ish kg)
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    Nice - Does KTM still sell those mirrors? Are the clear?

    Thnks
  12. Leviathan

    Leviathan Tenerider

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    More complicated? Probably. The question is what's gonna take more time out in the field.
    Hand pump takes for ever to get to enough PSI and every time that I used CO2 cartridges, I messed it up somehow.
    But if taking out the spark plug requires more than just removing the side panel and the plug itself, than it's too much of a hassle.

    How will that cause the electricty to go off and on again?
  13. bobzilla

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  14. Buzztail

    Buzztail NMBBMFBK

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    Then taking out the plug may not be for you :D







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  15. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Get this "gizmo" instead. It works great.
  16. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Yup, I have the exact same pump, it works great!
  17. Barman

    Barman Way Offline

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    Same here.
    Never let me down but what a freakin racket the thing makes. :eek1 :lol3 :deal
  18. Sutherngintelmen

    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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    I'd pass on that.

    I carry an electric pump, think it came from Aerostich or some such. Some guys like one made by slime. Has served me well so far. Might go with manual pump if rtw or really concerned about the weight (guessing 1 pound.) Nice time saver as instead of minutes pumping, rolling up tools and getting trail ready while filling up (which happens pretty damn quick.)
  19. Sutherngintelmen

    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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    ok - should have read the full day's posts.....
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    It sounds like you were posting your pics/albums to Apple's MobilMe site. I was, and Apple killed MobilMe several months ago. I then went to Flickr and paid $24 I believe for a premium posting account. Works great. Then I decided to nuke some of my albums on my iMac and re-post them on Flickr with higher resolution. As a result, my older Flickr pictures disappeared. Don't you just love technology! :kboom

    Cheers,