KTM 790 Adventure

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by 2whlin, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    There was a sneek peak of the Seat Concepts seat in the previous post.
    Here are a few more.
    Measured the height - 35 1/2" at the nice cushy wide part of the seat.
    Drops down a 1/2" in the pocket.
    Wife not a fan of the passenger accommodations. I"ll just switch to the two piece when she comes along.
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    I need to move my tail bag back a little because this seat is a little longer than the stock one. Very snug squeezing it into place. With the stock one the tail goes in first then drops and locks into place.

    At first I had trouble getting the seat to latch. On the rear seat support they had these two nubbins that prevented it from seating fully. I guess you might be able to smack it down on to the bikes rubber supports. I just trimmed the nubbins off.

    Bag mount: I used the rear rack mount threaded holes along with some spacers to keep the passenger horns tight.
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    The two screws on the rear just hold the bag to the base material so it doesn't droop back there.
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  2. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    Cozy. Especially since the temperatures have dropped around here.
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  3. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    No, I'm still looking over the windshield.
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  4. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    Oh, before I forget, I did get confirmation on the KTM risers I ordered.
    I thought they sent me the wrong ones...

    [Some of you may already known this but I just found out.]

    I ordered 52MM risers expecting a rise of 52MM (2 inches American). NO, that's not how it works.
    The over all height of the riser is 52MM (base to top). They measure to the center of the handle bar.
    But that works out to a 37MM "rise" in my book. Go figure.

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    On the Rox Riser website they state that is Center to Center.
    So depending on the diameter of the handle bar your actual "rise" will vary.
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  5. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    that’s what she said.
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  6. 52edub

    52edub Adventurer

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    Here is a couple pics to compare stock to the KTM 47mm risers. Not that dramatic, but I like them over stock.

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  7. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    Where did you get the Black 52's? I could only find them in silver (I was going to paint them).
  8. [Art]

    [Art] Been here awhile

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    Bar risers 7890193934430

    Thise are 47mm, but the only one in black from ktm.
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  10. aferiksson

    aferiksson Been here awhile

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    I found the rox 1.75" risers too high on my 790 (for my riding position). Replacing them with KTM PHDS damped risers and the handlebar from a 950 super enduro.

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  11. kzeb

    kzeb Been here quite some time

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    or else it's just the alien you brought home from the pub last night that looked so damn sexy at the time... :sweeti :yikes

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    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Mosko reckless 10s fit pretty damn good

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  19. Vzuke

    Vzuke Been here awhile

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    I had my first TFT fogging without any water involved (rain or wash). Now there was a dramatic shift in temperature (60's to the teens over night - Winter had arrived). The fogging wasn't bad, just two small vignettes in the upper corners.

    With all this talk of "bad air" trapped inside, has anyone tried to let it out? Maybe drill a pin hole in the bottom of the display?

    Hang on, I'm having a flash back...

    It's the mid 1970's and I was going to ride my trusty Yamaha DT250 Enduro to work. Kicked, kicked and kicked but no start. First time EVER, so I took the car. While at work a grissled old biker/coworker (probably in his 40's!) suggested checking the magneto case for water. Got home popped it off and water came out, it was all wet in there! I hadn't done any water crossings or riding in the rain so I figured it was c-o-n-d-e-n-s-a-t-i-o-n. The case was sealed but did have a breather tube on the top. The old biker suggested hosing it down with some WD-40 and making a small cut out in the bottom of the gasket so water could drain out. Never had the problem again.

    ...Sorry, that happens occasionally. But see the connection? Okay, skip the WD-40 part.

    Wait, what? You want ME to try it first? Hmmmmmm. Let me think about it...
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