New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

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

  1. DirtJack

    DirtJack Adventurer

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    Those are good numbers. Crankshaft what year is this bike, 2012 with an actual 690 cc or earlier with 654 cc?
  2. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    09 654cc

    AFR is 13 across the board and I'm running it in open loop for now to make sure the fueling is good. Don't forget, 61 was with the insert still in the exhaust.
  3. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    You are not paying any of that shit for a shipment under $1000, at least not if it's mailed.

    €220 is $285, shipping should be about $30 or so. I'd definitely prefer a proven piston designed by Emil Grossewächter (he is good and has a lot of experience with 690s) and manufactured by CP over a JE experiment....
  4. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Thanks for the info Lukas, I agree. That price isn't bad actually and I tend to get stuff from Europe faster than I do from California:lol3
  5. Noyah

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    I had my bike on the bench with new TKC 80 on the rear. Just for fun basically.
    Mods: Only acra + insert.

    Background is that I ran out of gas a few days before and had a filthy injector that made the bike jerky.


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  6. NovaMoto

    NovaMoto Been here awhile

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    I had the same trouble on my '11. I caught it a little earlier than yours. Toward the end my bearing had 3-4mm play!

    I'd doubt there is any damage down below - it doesn't look like your bearing fell apart. I'd dump the oil & inspect for metallic bits. I'd then flush it a few times & ride it.

  7. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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  8. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    No prob. If you do order something make sure they ship DHL (they handle the German Postal service for parcels), this will cost a fraction of the other options and should get delivered by USPS in the States so there won't be any brokerage fees or other BS charges.

    I can translate to ze Germans if needed.
  9. Seth S

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  10. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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    The bride got scared I presume ... :lol3 Each and every webpages cached on Google shows the same error. Their entire website is down. We'll have to try later this week I guess ...

    http://www.frauenschuh-tuning.at/index.php?id=ktm_lc4_690


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  11. Harty

    Harty Bloody Good Bloke!

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  12. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    While it's tempting, think I'm just gonna stick with the stock bore. Just picked up a Gixxer 600 for my go fast demons. :lol3
  13. lateapex31

    lateapex31 Been here awhile

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  14. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Actually, looks like it made 61 HP at a lower RPM, even better:lol3 How much loss in the gear box do you think?
  15. Gustavo.Ramos

    Gustavo.Ramos Been here awhile

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    Just got myself a farkled up '09 690Enduro R.

    the PO did an interesting job, so i don't have much to do right now beside riding it... which isn't necessarly bad!

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    Akra, Scotts, RR, etc.. etc... it's an endless list, let the pics show:

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  16. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    Nice one Gustavo, I really like that fairing setup!! Is that home made, looks like modified 990 parts?

    You are going through bikes pretty quick these days, you still got the big Katoom? :wink:
  17. Gustavo.Ramos

    Gustavo.Ramos Been here awhile

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    Got the opportunity and sadly traded in my 950 for this 690... and i'm already missing it :cry

    Kept the 990, thought about turning it into an S, got the parts but just can't get used to this 990 EFI sh#t... maybe i'll trade it for another 950...

    Funny you mention i'm going quickly through bikes, this morning i saw my old farkled up DR650 racing a local baja event... it didn't bring a tear to my eyes. LOL

    About the fairing, the side panels are based on the big Adv ones, the nav column and lighting is a Rally Raid product, and the front fairing is from Touratech.

    It's an interesting ride, sure is alot lighter than the big twin, and that front wheel just keeps going up.
  18. Bill the Bong

    Bill the Bong Supern00ba

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  19. Pantah

    Pantah Red Sox Nation

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    Nice - I just ordered mine yesterday. Carbon/gripster/orange thread combo. Hope it's the same seat height as stock and the narrow section is far enough back to get my legs down.
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    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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