KTM 790 Adv accessories, Modifications and Upgrades

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by Migolito, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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  2. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually Supporter

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    pics?

    Was trying to take the easy way out for new grips. Skip the cutting and sanding. Then I’d have the stock setup to swap back to if needed.
  3. TrailTrauma

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    Leave it with me, I'll go down to the garage in a bit, pull it apart and shoot some photos. But in a nutshell the asymmetrical portion I identified I ground down nearly to the point of being congruent with the curve of the main throttle assembly, and the little metal tab on the lid I ground down a few mm. (Don't break it off like I did by accident when trying to gently pry it outwards so it wouldn't make contact with the G2; grinding is sufficient) Thankfully enough of that wee tab remained to still allow capturing of the G2.

    By grinding those 2 portions of the throttle assembly it simply allows that assembly more freedom to move around so once the G2 is inserted then is no binding. I used a dremel with a 3 foot flex extension and a grinding attachment. It can be held like a pen and offers effective precision.
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  4. coloktmGS

    coloktmGS Been here awhile

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    When...when??? I want mine yesterday!!
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  5. offworlder

    offworlder Been here awhile

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    There is a world of difference between the feel of the sloppy stocker and the feel of a precision fit like the G2 with a proper grip on it. For those of use that spend alot of time crawling over the rougher bits, being able to control the first 5% of the throttle is crucial. blip, blip, blip.... :deal
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  6. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist Supporter

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    Speaking of quality grips, I picked up the Pro Grip foam 786 and boy what a unique feel. Definitely appear to add some thickness over what other grips have. And quite a different tactile feel to them. The main drive for getting them was that reviews online kept referring to them working great to combat neuropathy/pump. And apparently pretty comfortable on long days on the trail with guys remarking that you seen a pile of rally/dakar bikes with them.

    And no glue required...a bitch to get on, inch worming them down, particularly on the left side where my EVO bars are textured. If it hadn't been after my wife's bedtime I would have fired up the compressor and made short work of it, but the garage is 2 stories below our bedroom.

    I'll report back on how they feel when spring finally arrives and I can get out for a spin.
  7. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist Supporter

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    @CaseyB here are the photos of the areas requiring grinding. Actually the grinding was fine, it was when I accidentally snapped off part of the small tab on the assembly cover that I got lucky. I was only trying to gently flex it out a bit. Proceed at your own peril...;)

    I took my time and ground JUST enough without going too far. I suspect the small tabs in the photo serve to clamp down on the bars to secure the throttle assembly. Taking off too much material will leave you unable to clamp it all back down! I simply ground a bit off, and checked it out for fitment and function and then repeated that process a dozen times. By going in tiny increments of material removal you never run the risk of removing too much. Plus every throttle assembly may be slightly different, so your own work may differ slightly from my own.

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  8. a.c.e.

    a.c.e. U Mud, Bro?

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    But... why?
    This 790 is no Supersport bike, it "needs" slop for throttle,
    just as any other bike that might get pretty dirty sometimes.
    That said, I fear your G2 will bind again, as soon as you ditch your RHS into dirt oder simply have a day out going from dust into rain/mud.
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  9. Orfeas

    Orfeas Been here awhile

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    So it fits perfectly! Part number #61303946044 13$ :clap

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  10. CaseyB

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    thanks for the pics/effort

    Thanks for the seed of doubt


    :lol3
    Will order today. :thumbup
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  11. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    Something nice for the 790 while waiting for spring :vardy

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  13. 1coolbanana

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    Im waiting for similar packages :-)
    Why hoses on a near new bike?
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    Need to remove radiator for header install - will change the liquid to better cooling and hoses just because they are available.. never had problems with oem hoses
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    alonad Been here awhile

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    So for those of you who put the scotts damper
    Did you remove the oem one?
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    truckergemi Been here awhile

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    So I completely wrecked the threaded pin that passes through the brake reservoir and holds on the brake lever. I was changing to my new shorty levers, and I couldn’t get the pin out of the threaded portion of the reservoir. I have no idea why that pin has a flat rounded head but is still threaded in. I was able to make a M6 bolt with a matching grip length work for now.

    Anyways, does anyone know if KTM would sell such a random part?
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  18. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    Look at the part finder
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    truckergemi Been here awhile

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    Where would I find this part finder?
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  20. Night Crawler

    Night Crawler Beware the beast in black

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