New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

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

  1. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    Anyone tried the 500 EXC LED tail light instead of the XC-W tail light?

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  2. thorinoakenshield

    thorinoakenshield ya mo be there

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    I haven't heard anyone talk amount the Coleman ATV seat cover on the 690, so I decided to try it out.
    For $20, it's pretty good. You can buy it from Walmart or Amazon.com.I have one on my Versys and I really like it. I've done 8,000miles on that seat cover, including one 800mile day. It probably isn't as good as a $300 seat, but this seat cover should hold me over for a while. I stopped caring about getting an aftermarket seat on the Versys.
    As with anything seat related, YMMV !

    The seat cover has high-density foam in blocks, with empty channels between them. Supposedly this helps circulate air around your butt. The foam is about 1/4 an inch high. The cover will fade in the sun over time and absorb water when wet. Beside that, it has held up just fine on my Versys.

    I had to break the buckles off the straps and just tie the seat cover onto the stock seat. One drawback is that under the seat, the straps go tight across, and I think it won't let me put my iphone under there. I like to charge my phone under the seat. So I need to rethink my charging options.
    Oh yeah, don't forget to rip the dorky Coleman tag sewn onto the cover. :lol3
    I hope this helps someone.:freaky

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  3. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    This looks like a good idea.
    Could you post a few more pics?
  4. Buzztail

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    The Corbin is a big improvement, and for long rides I have an Alaska Leather DS sheep skin that made a 1400 mile multi day ride on my stock seat 450EXC doable.
  5. TheMuffinMan

    TheMuffinMan Forest Ranger Magnet

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    Evo 1 or Evo 2 tanks :hmmmmm
  6. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    So did KTM ever upgrade/improve the fuel pump?

    Do the 2012+ models have an updated pump or are they still supplying the original 2008 pump?
  7. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    You mean the passenger foot peg mounts?

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    They come with the bike along w/ the plastic passenger footpeg eliminators
  8. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    I'm also trying to decide but I own the EVO1 tanks. I guess i could sell them:lol3
  9. thorinoakenshield

    thorinoakenshield ya mo be there

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  10. Baja Dad

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    EVO 2 Tanks are on the WAY to Cali !!! !!!
    I can't wait !!!
  11. SKINNY

    SKINNY Been here awhile

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    We'll need a blow by blow account of the install along with photos....:D:evil
  12. Assfault

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    If you wait till mine show up to look @ them you are more than welcome.
    Ordered a set last week when they became available in black.
    I plan on assy a 690 ADV lite bike this winter for the umcoming riding season.
    I have everything except my frame mounting system. I have a couple feelers out about parts, but havent seen anything not custom @ this point that didn't have the expensive fairings as part of the package.
    I already have a fairing set, which I will modify to work with the EVO2 tanks.
    Anybody have some idea's?
  13. ramjet

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    :clap This is going to be interesting.
  14. mickd

    mickd crash test dummie

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  15. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    I have a BRAND NEW Frame mounting system with Lights and NO fairing
    Looks like this is off to Assfault

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  16. Assfault

    Assfault Exposed Member

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    I love it when a plan comes together!
    Thanks!
  17. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    So what is the plan?

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  18. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    I'm not sure if the pump is any different. They have changed the pre-filter though according to Profill
    "2012 MODEL HUSABERG / KTM HAVE FIXED THE PROBLEM OF THE HOLE, SO THERE IS NO ADVANTAGE OF BUYING THIS FILTER FOR 2012 BIKES"

    On a related note.. Sherri Jo has 116,000 km on her original 2008 fuel pump. :deal
  19. Roostre

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  20. Head2Wind

    Head2Wind MotorcycleMayhem

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    One more set of these in stock (two just sold). Mduro takes about 6 weeks to make them. I run a set on my 690, work very well, look good too

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