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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Just a question, what good would flashing the...

Just a question, what good would flashing the map(s) do in the situation mentioned?
(not trying to be an ass - merely wondering)
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Anders-
Can we talk about KTM 690 Enduros and Me?

Great idea, I look forward to seeing 10 different threads on tank bolts for the 690 :rofl

As for me, I prefer having just a few threads covering different topics, that way it's easy to keep up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
And the crush washer for the drain plug can be...

And the crush washer for the drain plug can be reused, just heat it up if it's become too flat.
(I think there's a copper washer included in the kit when buying the "complete" oilfilter package)
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By Anders-
Maybe you should have a look at older and less...

Maybe you should have a look at older and less "walk-friendly" models of mx boots?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,649
Posted By Anders-
I'm using coyote without racks, worked fine for...

I'm using coyote without racks, worked fine for me this far. So if you don't need to carry additional fuel, and don't pack too heavy, how about trying without the rack? (saves a few kg's as well)

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Anders-
Have the brakes been serviced lately? First...

Have the brakes been serviced lately?

First few things that comes to mind is boiling (if water in the system), and overfilled reservoir.
Strange that it happens to both front and rear at the same...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

I had to add a bit on my bike as the level was too low, not sure which one is better :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
It's there to take care of overflow at the...

It's there to take care of overflow at the coolant tank. Maybe it was a bit too full?
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Of course one starts by tightening the inside hex...

Of course one starts by tightening the inside hex bolt, and then attach the outside part.
Why make it any more difficult than it has to be? :rofl
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,406
Posted By Anders-
The diameter of the rim is less towards the...

The diameter of the rim is less towards the midst, pushing the tire into the "valley" will make it easier to remove the tire as it creates a bit of slack.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
It's nice being able to use the stock tools to...

It's nice being able to use the stock tools to remove it though :)
(seemed to be the same size as the wheel nuts)
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Are you by any chance talking about the upper...

Are you by any chance talking about the upper tank bolts for the rear tank?

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/cache/data/sib%20bolts-500x500.jpg
(can be tightened perfectly well with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Yep, looks like the correct kit for a 690 to me.

Yep, looks like the correct kit for a 690 to me.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,982
Posted By Anders-
Riding Boots for the Barefoot Enthusiest

You're welcome.

Not a boot experience, but something I learned from a physiotherapist recently.
If the foot wear is slightly to narrow for ones foot, and there's enough room (height wise) in the...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,982
Posted By Anders-
Hi there, Got feet like a duck myself :rofl...

Hi there,

Got feet like a duck myself :rofl Went looking for wide mx boots a couple of years ago or so, and the ones that felt most roomy to me was the gaerne (sg12).

Good luck finding...
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,112
Posted By Anders-
Protective screen still on, and bulb mounted...

Protective screen still on, and bulb mounted sideways? Just wondering as it seems that way to me :dunno
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,112
Posted By Anders-
Got a 2012 690 here, also interested in this led...

Got a 2012 690 here, also interested in this led "bulb". Don't think there's much free space for that heatsink though, I seem to recall the back of the plug that goes onto the bulb being awfully...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 235,226
Posted By Anders-
Hmm, sure about that? From what I gather one can...

Hmm, sure about that? From what I gather one can bump start any rekluse-enabled bike (with a bit of tools).
http://www.rekluse.com/support_faq.shtml
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,835
Views: 1,212,220
Posted By Anders-
I've got alu case savers with plenty of silicone...

I've got alu case savers with plenty of silicone behind - they feel just as hot (to my hands) as any other part of the engine.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
I believe there's ground points for the coil and...

I believe there's ground points for the coil and starter as well
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Yes, there's about 25 things on the checklist. ...

Yes, there's about 25 things on the checklist.
Have a look in the owner manual.


Edit: also try to get hold of the repair manual for your bike, it contains instructions for 99% of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Well, it would be a pretty boring place if we all...

Well, it would be a pretty boring place if we all agreed on everything :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Actually, whether you miss a screw or not depends...

Actually, whether you miss a screw or not depends on where you live ;)

(it's a mounting point for a hose clamp holding the tank vent hose leading to the evap canister)
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
I was asking because the engine ice is based on...

I was asking because the engine ice is based on propylene glycol, which in most cases is inferior to regular ethylene glycol when it comes to heat transfer.
So while the cooling liquid is a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
Does the engine run cooler or does the radiator...

Does the engine run cooler or does the radiator fluid run cooler? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 126,548
Posted By Anders-
Hi :) You already know that the new rocker...

Hi :)

You already know that the new rocker arms are ~0.03mm thicker than the old ones, and that they most likely will get worn down a bit in time.
I'd run the intake side at 0.10mm (leaving...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 126,548
Posted By Anders-
Beg to differ, at least partly :) In my...

Beg to differ, at least partly :)

In my experience, intake valves will run tighter in time (valves wearing into the seats), but the exhaust valves will run "looser" due to leftovers from the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Anders-
The ktm is still being manufactured, if you're...

The ktm is still being manufactured, if you're going the bmw route it will be with an older bike. Maybe that's something to think about?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
Sounds like you have an iridium spark plug in...

Sounds like you have an iridium spark plug in your bike, they are supposed to be good stuff :)
And, if I'm not wrong, the kind of plug the manual lists for the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 226,805
Posted By Anders-
Hmm... I could've sworn I posted a comment here,...

Hmm... I could've sworn I posted a comment here, and now it's gone. What gives?

Edit: nevermind, mixed up 2 different threads. sigh :]
Edit2: in case anyone else got lost rade's tank is here...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By Anders-
Hi there! I like your gastank prototype. Got...

Hi there!

I like your gastank prototype. Got a question for you regarding the filler neck :)

Would it be possible to have the filler neck a bit (~5cm) further back?
I'm thinking a longer neck...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7,098
Views: 1,360,940
Posted By Anders-
Figured I should chime in since I'm running the...

Figured I should chime in since I'm running the same lights (model 60's + stock 690er headlight), the light they put out is for me only enough up to 70-80km/h. Plenty of light nearby (as with most...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
Yep, runs like a raped ape :) Maybe I should...

Yep, runs like a raped ape :)

Maybe I should check the injector anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
ktm 690 2012 - surging/hunting/jerkiness

Figured you guys here might've some ideas (or maybe the same problem).

My 2012 (evo1 maps, akra, evo1 airbox lid) runs uneven, making me look like I've no idea what throttle control is ;)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
Engine off? Isn't that EP-map rpm dependent?

Engine off? Isn't that EP-map rpm dependent?
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
Thanks. My bike is a 2012. I checked out as much...

Thanks. My bike is a 2012. I checked out as much of the wiring as possible at the same time I went through all the electric plugs earlier this year. Found some cables to be a bit worn (but never all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
Hello all, Sorry for replying to my own...

Hello all,

Sorry for replying to my own post, but I figure others might be stuck with the same issue.
I tried a few more times to fetch the EP-map, and today it went through successfully.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
I attached my case savers with the vinegar...

I attached my case savers with the vinegar smelling silicone, and the clutch side popped off the other day, so I had a look before putting it back on.

There was some sort of yellowish crust (easy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 126,198
Posted By Anders-
ktm 690 enduro r 2012 - tuneecu fails to read EP map

Hello,

Got a strange problem which I can't figure out.

I'm using tunecu and cables from lonelec, trying to read the maps from the bike.
FI transfers nicely, but EP stalls (transfer failed) at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17,540
Views: 1,844,007
Posted By Anders-
sprocket combo for motard and offroad wheels using the same chain

I installed the motard wheels on my 690 for the first time a couple of days ago, and had a blast :D
Changing wheels got me thinking a bit about the sprockets and chain.


I'm currently running...
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