KTM 790 Adv accessories, Modifications and Upgrades

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

  1. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    I love what looks like a nice hand feel, and the dramatic upsweep at the ends. Would be a nice replacement for my broken, and hockey taped OEM jobbers.
  2. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    We can clearly be friends. We can share our meds.
  3. BHoward

    BHoward Been here awhile Supporter

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    Lol.
    OCD is real.
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  4. comradecasey

    comradecasey Been here awhile

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  5. BobcatSig

    BobcatSig They call me... Huckajawea

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  6. BHoward

    BHoward Been here awhile Supporter

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    How did this turn out?
    Did KTM warranty it, fix it?
    Maybe fix it yourself?
    Apologies if you have answered this, I looked and didn't find.
  7. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    Hahaha.

    I get that way a bit with a new bike but it only lasts as long as the bike hasn't got any battle scars. Once it is marked it generally just gets basic cleaning. I left the passenger pegs on in part to help protect the swing arm. Tossed the bike into some rocks that had other ideas... I sometimes miss silver rims and swing arms.

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  8. BHoward

    BHoward Been here awhile Supporter

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    I get it.
    However, my 2014 1190 has about 35,000 miles, when ever I come back from a muti day ride I still break her down to clean, repair and maintain. Same goes for my 2015 500 that has about 20,000 miles.
    Growing up very poor my Mom said "it doesn't matter how many holes are in the soles of your shoes you always keep the tops clean.


    This is just me and my OCD, I definitely do not judge anyone for how their bike looks or how much "character" it has or doesn't have.
  9. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    I highly recommend the passanger foot pegs sliders(12.99 from ktmtwins).
    Had a low side yesterday.
    Took a turn very aggressively (my 790 wears rallz) on a bridge after it rained and the rear broke loose going over a wet metal joint (100 my fault, "mama always told me stupid is as, stupid does")
    Axp plate took it like a champ and so did the sliders, and bark busters.
    My kick stand needed a kick or two to get back in place (the enlarger foot caused it to move ~1/2") foot peg scratched and front plastic scratched a bit

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  10. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    Here is the damage to the bike which is nothing
    Ordered new plastics for the BB and new slider 50 odd buck total

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  11. Billyj7175

    Billyj7175 Been here awhile

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    Look like the bike's okay, how's the rider?
  12. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    I'm fine I wear gear all the time, had a little stiff neck and a headache (but my neck is jacked regardless so it is to be expected) the back plate on my armor did its job, sild on my back for 40ft or so and came to a stop on the wall of the bridge (luckly bled off all the speed by then) went to the bike (it slid sbout 100ft) picked it up gave it a once over kicked the side stand into place and rode on
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  13. ibgary

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    Glad you came out well.
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  14. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    Thx!! Me too
  15. mulefan3220

    mulefan3220 Adventurer

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    Dealer submitted to KTM for warranty claim about 2 weeks ago. I guess KTM is super slow to respond right now. Haven’t heard a thing. Planning to bug them this week. I took a soldering iron and melted the crack back together. Kinda trenched it with the tip of the soldering iron then smeared it back over itself. Been riding it and it’s not leaking anymore.
  16. offworlder

    offworlder Been here awhile

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    Way to take one for the team @windblown101 :thumbup. Glad to see your cranium cant override good ol' muscle memory....
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  17. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    That muscle memory came in handy the other day on a fireroad up in the mountains. I must have been zoning out and found myself quickly approaching a corner with a long drop down the mountain on the outside of it with WAY too much speed. I think I locked and unlocked the front brake four or five times bleeding enough speed to not fly off the mountain. :knary
  18. Copracer288

    Copracer288 How hard can it be?

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    Anyone using the Outback Motortek pannier racks?

    I’m having a bit of an install dilemma. Fitrst, the right side fit like sh*t but I got it on. Left side was ok. The problem now is that the longer bolts for the rearward holes on the tail do not thread all the way in. I think the holes may be deep enough but just not tapped far enough. I’m debating tapping the holes or getting shorter bolts. Anyone else have this problem?
  19. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    I still haven’t been able to override many decades of muscle memory to NOT lock the front brake on a fire road. But I have experimented on some straighter sections and just grabbed a handful of front brake to see what happens, and that ABS is PFM.
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  20. flamingm0e

    flamingm0e Long timer

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    I'm still waiting on my backorder.