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KTM 790 Adv accessories, Modifications and Upgrades

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

  1. Allucaneat

    Allucaneat When do we stop to eat? Supporter

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    Brilloman Been here awhile

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    AdvRonski They call me......Ronski

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    AS3 Performance in the UK has a skid plate that basically duplicates the oem skid in 4mm thick aluminum. I kind of like this one, but it's not cheap, and I really don't like the idea of a black skid plate. Around here, that color will get scraped up pretty quickly.
    as3 skid.jpg
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  4. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    I like that! A shame they didn't extend it to cover the crap flap area. I don't even see holes to mount up a cover. It should be an option.
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  5. MotoMinded

    MotoMinded Rally On Super Supporter

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    With it still transferring impacts to the oil pan at the back. No bueno IMO.
    Still a much better solution over stock for the more mild dual sporting.

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  6. BDO

    BDO Been here awhile

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    So, the lowering choices for the 790 are:
    1) Bosleys @ any height you want = custom for around $155
    2) RADE Garage @ -15mm (0.59 inch) lower for around $158

    Any other choices?

    At 6'2" I'm pretty cramped on my 790R.
  7. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    Taller seat? I may go with both lower pegs and a taller seat but going to start with the KTM tall seat first and then decide if I really need lower pegs.

    Bosley lower pegs were bomb proof and in fact so stout I worried a little about what would break in event of a fast impact with the full weight of the rider and bike behind it.

    Haven't tried the Rade pegs. I haven't ever used pegs with the screw inserts. Looks like a beautiful set of pegs, which isn't surprising given who made them.
  8. BruceWayne

    BruceWayne Been here awhile

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    No experience with them but Fastway pegs offer a low mounting option.
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  9. DirtJack

    DirtJack Adventurer Supporter

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    I use Knight Design foot pegs (35 mm lower) on my Husqvarna 701 (they will fit most any KTM/Husqvarna bike)

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  10. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    Not singling anybody out personally, but if you put lower pegs on your bike you're automatically disqualified from complaining about the tank lobe width. The pegs will make contact with any obstacle first.
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    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    Unless the obstacle is a fat assed 1200 GS. Then their lobes might kiss lol
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    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    Kissing lobes is ok, as is touching tails, with expressed permission.
  13. The_Eccentric

    The_Eccentric Gearhead. Supporter

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    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    https://advrider.com/f/threads/lowering-pegs.1062383/page-3#post-28065143

    I have Rade, Fastways and Motobau. If I had to keep just one set I would take the Motobau
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    r1d3rg652gs Tenere700

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    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    990, 1X90, 790,...they all share the same pegs
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  17. MotoMinded

    MotoMinded Rally On Super Supporter

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    Did you experience this? or just guessing. I ran a proto of the AXP for a hundred miles. All HDPE. Nothing melted or roasted.

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  18. nibby

    nibby Been here awhile

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    How was the Prototype?? I'm waiting to see what it's like. All AXP stuff I've had previously is good stuff.

    At the moment I'm liking the Touratech one (nicely thought out) but a HDPE one makes a lot of sense. I've only ever run these on my dirtbikes and never had any problems with damage etc.
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    MotoMinded Rally On Super Supporter

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    Promising design. I run their setup on my 450 because it HDPE slides off rocks, doesn't reflect noise, tough.
    It will be a challenge for them to get it to work on a 450+ lb bike. The span from front mount back to wherever they decide to mount at back will be challenging.

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  20. spartanman

    spartanman regret minimizer

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    Good to know. I own a 790. The stock skid plate is probably less than 1/4 inch from the header pipe as it runs back along the engine case. There's a reason they put radiative insulation on the inside of plastic gas tanks near exhaust pipes. Case in point: 990 Adventure. The pipe isn't as close to the tank on the 990 as the skid plate is to the pipe on the 790. An HDPE skid plate could work, but it'll need insulation or a shield there, or not route as close to the header pipe as the stock unit.