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Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
What bag is that strapped to your...

What bag is that strapped to your "tank"?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 05:14 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I crammed a bunch of extra wire behind the mask...

I crammed a bunch of extra wire behind the mask because my heated grips were designed to run to the battery. I found there is room on the right hand side (when looking at the bike from the front). ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I have my heated grips and 2amp USB charger both...

I have my heated grips and 2amp USB charger both wired to the switched power connector behind the mask. Same setup I ran on my 950 with no issues. That circuit should handle both with no problem.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I use the one from Battery Tender. It is a...

I use the one from Battery Tender. It is a single USB 2.1 amp. I need at least 2 amps to charge my phone with the screen on and running google maps and music. It was hard to find one that was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
[QUOTE=Olleg;26519451]Saturday ride: ...

[QUOTE=Olleg;26519451]Saturday ride:

http://www.dodaj.rs/f/3z/bk/31YFYo7B/108854641020399148836426.jpg

I see you use the 640 screen like I do. I like the look better than the 690 one. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 06:06 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Every woman's dream..... :freaky

Every woman's dream..... :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
The answer to this question all depends on where...

The answer to this question all depends on where you plan to ride. I am a 50/50 on road off road rider but that is mostly because I live in Northern VA and I have to hit the slab in search of dirt. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I'd say 4.5 from personal experience. :rofl

I'd say 4.5 from personal experience. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I'd like to see an Emperor side by side with an...

I'd like to see an Emperor side by side with an adv spec. From the pictures I've see of the adv spec, the coverage is very similar.

I wanted the following in a skid plate.
1 - extend all the way...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:29 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
+1 on the Emperor. I installed on on my 690 and...

+1 on the Emperor. I installed on on my 690 and the quality, design and protection are all better than the flatlands in my opinion. I think Noah (as well as others) have had a cracks at the front...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:01 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Hey I was just trying to be helpful. I have seen...

Hey I was just trying to be helpful. I have seen JIS screws used on bikes not made in Japan........... just saying. If someone tries a phillips screwdriver and it strips the screw, then try a JIS...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
JIS vs. Phillips Screws

If you ever see this dimple the screw is 100% a JIS screw. Not all JIS screws have the dimple though.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
JIS vs. Phillips Screws

I don't mean to insult anyone so ignore this if you already know, but there are two types of screws that look almost exactly alike. There is a standard phillips head which was designed for mass...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Might have to be a husky if the rumors turn out...

Might have to be a husky if the rumors turn out to be true...... from what I have read, KTM will introduce an 800cc twin adventure to take the place of the 690 and move the 690 single over and call...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Shoot I won't buy a bike with over 4,000 miles. ...

Shoot I won't buy a bike with over 4,000 miles. There are even some "used" 690's out there that have less than 500 miles. I'm always looking for the unicorn bike that is owned by a guy in his 90's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
That is the saddest thing I have heard all...

That is the saddest thing I have heard all month.......:cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
ACC2 should come directly from the fuse box. If...

ACC2 should come directly from the fuse box. If you have power to the rest of the bike, I would check the fuse first. Do you have a multimeter?
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 10:25 AM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Part Number CIL-LEDMD-H6M/ba20d/H4-H4-KTM ...

Part Number CIL-LEDMD-H6M/ba20d/H4-H4-KTM

Choose the H4 base and either the KTM or H4 connector. I have not verified the KTM connector will fit the 6 pin one on the 690. It would be worth a call...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
My install was a little easier, but not a "direct...

My install was a little easier, but not a "direct plug and play" if you still want the rubber boot. The H4 model actually comes with three mount baseplates as Desert said. I picked the one that fit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
If you get the H4 model the bulb is direct plug...

If you get the H4 model the bulb is direct plug and play. They do offer the bulb with a KTM 6 pin plug which eliminates the headlight wiring pigtail and if I was to do it over again I would go that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:04 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
There is some room on top of the light and to the...

There is some room on top of the light and to the right when facing the bike from the front. I have heated grips also and fit all the wiring for those in there as well. It is a tight fit. I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I can verify the Cyclops 3800 Lumin LED H4 bulb...

I can verify the Cyclops 3800 Lumin LED H4 bulb is not compatible with the 2015 690 headlight reflector. As you can see in the picture there is a dark V in the center of the beam. I called, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:57 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
The front mount tabs look like they are strong. ...

The front mount tabs look like they are strong.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/26/de5814b675a9d0e39c4ffcf4fe765b86.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I got my skidplate and it looks good. The fit...

I got my skidplate and it looks good. The fit and finish are top notch and the welds are beautiful.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/26/81abffcc8942c5e4a710794bebf83b46.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I didn't notice anything like that with mine. ...

I didn't notice anything like that with mine. What did it smell like?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Just called gnarlyparts.ca to ask about the 10%...

Just called gnarlyparts.ca to ask about the 10% coupon and they said my skid plate already shipped out but that they would still give me the 10% off and just refund it to my card. Now that is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 07:49 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Are you talking about www.gnarlyparts.ca? Is...

Are you talking about www.gnarlyparts.ca? Is there a coupon? I searched and can not find that sale. They have not shipped my plate yet so I could call them Monday and get the 10%.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 04:45 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I am not even sure what to say about that brake...

I am not even sure what to say about that brake leaver other than I've seen beer cans that are stronger/thicker. The leaver is cast aluminum which I would never weld onto. When (not if) the time...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 05:14 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
No question, if price was not a factor I would...

No question, if price was not a factor I would go with AS but........does AS provide 3 times the protection? To each his own. With two little kids in diapers, AS was out of my price range.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Don't know what to tell you. I called and they...

Don't know what to tell you. I called and they said all prices on their website are Canadian dollars not US.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
I got it from gnarlyparts.ca ...

I got it from gnarlyparts.ca

http://www.gnarlyparts.ca/Emperor-Racing-Heavy-Duty-Skid-Plates_p_435.html

$144 Canadian is $119 US
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Emperor Skid Plate

I got it from gnarlyparts.ca

http://www.gnarlyparts.ca/Emperor-Racing-Heavy-Duty-Skid-Plates_p_435.html

$144 Canadian is $119 US
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Anyone use an Emperor Racing...

Anyone use an Emperor Racing (http://shopusa.emperorracing.com/p/ktm-690-enduro-heavy-duty-skid-plate-aluminum-silver) Skid Plate?

It looks better than the Adventure Spec Plate to me and I just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 64,050
Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Skid plate luck

So I originally ordered a flatlands skid plate for my bike, but after a few weeks with no brown box on my porch, I called and found out the company I ordered from was backordered.....

I then went...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 64,050
Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Congrats!! :clap Don't forget to check the...

Congrats!! :clap Don't forget to check the garage every hour or so to make sure it's still there........unless you haven't stopped riding yet.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Actually it is the 690SM touring windscreen PN...

Actually it is the 690SM touring windscreen PN 75008065044. It matches up well with the angles of the headlight if installed lower, but then I don't get enough wind protection. With it mounted...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 64,050
Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Thanks theorem, I do actually find myself making...

Thanks theorem, I do actually find myself making my way to the garage frequently to just make sure it's still there. You're a stronger man than me, I would have camped out on the showroom floor so...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
mods to my 2015

Mods so far;
- KTM windscreen
- KTM handguards
- Rox 2" risers
- Oxford heated grips
- Wolfman bags
- USB cell phone charger

Mods yet to do;
- Flatlands skid plate
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 64,050
Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
pic 2

cockpit view....
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By 2ManyBikes2Little$
Mods

Well I finally got around to doing a few mods.......too busy riding.

Mods so far;
- KTM windscreen
- KTM handguards
- Rox 2" risers
- Oxford heated grips
- Wolfman bags
- USB cell phone...
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