KTM 790 Adv accessories, Modifications and Upgrades

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

  1. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    I tiptoe through the tulips and tread very lightly, myself.
    In no way does that mean slow.
    I could probably stretch the range pretty easily and not suffer for it.
  2. ibgary

    ibgary Long timer

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    I weigh 160, and normally get 250+ on a tank, but thats pushing it. I can see 300 as doable but not at interstate speeds.
    My last fill up was with the low light flashing and I had 270.
  3. hubilado

    hubilado Motoquiero Super Supporter

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    I've gone over 300 a couple of times, but a trip like that would include as fair amount of very easy going. I've done quite a few mods since then so don't know if that's still possible especially at my current normal pace.
  4. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    Torx bits work pretty well in Allen heads
  5. Tigerkf

    Tigerkf Been here awhile

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    I guess I ride it like I stole it. Of course that doesn't apply off-road as I'm not quite the rider some of you are off-road. For me babying it would take the fun out of riding. Of course I understand that is just my viewpoint.
  6. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    And sometimes even better than a hex key they were designed for. I’m not sure if that size is one of the close ones. But why not spend $5 or $10 to get the most correct bolts for a $14K motorcycle?
  7. relz

    relz Adventurer

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    I'm with you. I usually get around 160-180 miles tops on a tank.
    But I'm smiling all the way there :rofl
  8. kuba_astr

    kuba_astr Adventurer

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    Recently i got 440km ~ 275 miles on one gas tank... It rocks!
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  9. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    Only because torx bolts are hard to find and may not be available in the strength you want. At least KTM hasn't gone triple square or male torx bolts yet:ear

    Edit: bolts not bits
  10. kubcat

    kubcat Riding is Eudaemonic Supporter

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    ?????????????? where are you looking? Under the bed? In the refrigerator?:jack
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  11. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    Fastenal or Grainger typically
  12. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    I usually look in the tools I use to work on the rest of the bike; seems to be a lot of Torx bits there :dunno
  13. Dan D.

    Dan D. Long timer

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    If they fixed everything, you guys wouldn't have anything to complain about.
  14. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Yes we would.
  15. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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  16. Dan D.

    Dan D. Long timer

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    A dedicated battery pack works even better, and allows you to plug in anywhere... and lasts for days.

    And you can recharge it while you're riding, for those extended trips.
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  17. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    yeah, but does it fuck?
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  18. alonad

    alonad Been here awhile

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    different use cases in my mind (also the no pack that i know of charges as fast as this )
    i dont use a battery pack when I my phone is in the mount while I ride and I don't know many how do.
    but i didnt put this here to create any discussion just as an option to whom ever wants it or doesn't. :rayof
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  19. markgrolex

    markgrolex Been here awhile

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    black billet oil cap -not easy to find. Hammerhead designs got it on eBay from parts giant like $20. Plenty of orange ones out there but I like black or silver farkle.
    Its 24mm x 3 thread pitch. Comes with 2 oil rings fat and skinny. I used fat as it measured same as stock. 13mm bolt head and fits easy unlike that stock crap plastic one.
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  20. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    I picked one of these up last year during a trip. It worked well and seemed to charge stuff up fast.
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