690 Rally Replica questions...

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by F650Dakar_Norway, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. kito

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    They look like the ones used on all the plastics mounting holes on the enduro
  2. johnno950

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    Different size kito
  3. DRjoe

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  4. blutor

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    These are fitted on my husaberg 570. They are pushed in the hole in the front part of the sidepanels/cooling fins, the screw hold the fin together with the radiator.

    It's notched so it won't fall off the plastic fin when demounted.
  5. blutor

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    When I look at the parts fiche for 690 rally it doesn't have a bushing. Only the screw that is the same for every exc
  6. tehdutchie

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    Make triple sure you get the right ones, the part numbers listed for the 690RFR seem to be incorrect, the bolt are a little too long and when you use these and tighten them, you 're bound to crack the fork bottoms...
  7. johnno950

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  8. DRjoe

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    What would work really well for that job would be the rubber backed aluminium washers.
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  9. johnno950

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    Got all the parts for assembly of engine,and tidy up and general checkover of the bike.
    Cant wait to get out riding the rfr again,fantastic rigs.
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  10. tehdutchie

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    Cool!!! What have you got planned??
  11. johnno950

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    On the ride side of things just local stuff,very spoilt for terrain and scenery here.
    With the engine its all new bearings/few gears and counter/mainshaft assemblys,
    everything else is in oem spec.
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  12. RedBallRun

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    Just back from a week long ride ranging from sea-level to 2500m. 2009 690 RFR seemed to miss and struggle at high altitudes. Air filter clean, good fuel flowing freely and plug new. Some dry black soot in exhausts. Just wanting to check carb settings: the handbook says: needle position 5th position from top, main jet: 160, jet needle: OBDYU (OBEKR), idling jet: 45, idler air jet: 100, cold start jet: 85.
    Are these the right ones for an unrestricted bike? Do I ignore the bracketed OBEKR?
    Thanks and all the best!
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  13. johnno950

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    Sure someone will help with info on jetting,good to see your out enjoying the bike!
    They are a fantastic bike.
  14. OM

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    HI Guys, just bought a 450rfr and am considering swapping the engine for a 690.

    I have the opinion of some well versed people, but would like to hear your thoughts as well:

    What engine would you recommend for ADV, a 690 stock engine or a 690 rfr (also considers customizing capacity, gearbox, cams, etc). If possible, maybe throw in the stock 450rfr engine for comparison with the above.
  15. tehdutchie

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    Dont think it is an easy swap, will at least need from hangers. Dont know about the other mounting points. I presume you have the carbed version?

    Go for a normal 690 stock engine, switch the flywheel so you can use carb. Loads cheaper and easier to find then the RFR engine imho
  16. OM

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    Yes, carbed version.

    Anyone else has thoughts on this? 450 rfr engine vs 690 stock vs 690 rfr? Intended use is travel.
  17. RedBallRun

    RedBallRun Been here awhile

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    Anyone got an idea on this?
  18. kito

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    Get the E or R 690 engine . It has a wider ratio gearbox and more low down torque that the 450 motor which is going to suit your travels better and as stated swap the flywheel /rotor so it works with the carb
  19. kito

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    Did you try swapping out the main jet one size at altitude or playing with the mixture screw to lean it off ? That would be my first though to try.
    When I went Mongolia on (different) carbed bike I just dropped the needles one notch and it ran well enough for me at altitude
  20. DakarMarc

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    Looking for the RR wiring diagram... anyone have a copy or can direct me?

    Thanks