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Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Pre and post Quest

Put the bike on the scales last night, I wanted to see the weight difference after adding the Quest kit.

1st picture is the stock bike with approx 2 liters of fuel. 332 pounds total weight.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By sidewayz_control
It's spelled "Poutine" just like the Russian dude...

It's spelled "Poutine" just like the Russian dude :D.

You either love it or hate it. But now there are a lot of restaurants that make really fancy variations of the traditional Poutine (fries,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
No it's actually not all that bad and in my...

No it's actually not all that bad and in my opinion, no matter what seat no matter what bike, there is always some getting used to. Same thing for a car, shoes or even a pair of glasses they never...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Looks nice, I'll look into that this winter, lots...

Looks nice, I'll look into that this winter, lots of time to adjust things on the bike when there's 4 feet of snow on the ground.

In the mean time... first battle scar. Sorry newbie misake, I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By sidewayz_control
:lurk Allez! La suite! :D Ivan

:lurk

Allez! La suite! :D

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Finally got some time to take a few more...

Finally got some time to take a few more pictures.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7IWI7d3x7CU/U9WVJDNr4EI/AAAAAAAAAY4/3uuPguYFX8s/s640/IMG_1844.JPG
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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
In orange Ivan

In orange



Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,972
Posted By sidewayz_control
My 690 Quest, KTM Basel in it's element:D ...

My 690 Quest, KTM Basel in it's element:D

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7IWI7d3x7CU/U9WVJDNr4EI/AAAAAAAAAY4/3uuPguYFX8s/s640/IMG_1844.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,972
Posted By sidewayz_control
Salut Sapitch, bienvenue au Forum! :thumb ...

Salut Sapitch, bienvenue au Forum! :thumb

Nice video, it's always fun to spend a day goofing around

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18,072
Views: 1,931,558
Posted By sidewayz_control
There is actually a lot of slack in the stock...

There is actually a lot of slack in the stock harness towards the back of the bike. All bunched up between the stock airbox and battery. If you cut all the zip-ties and release the harness from the...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,884
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 :rofl Looks like me when my wife says I...

+1 :rofl

Looks like me when my wife says I can't go to the in-laws with my T-shirt and jeans and makes me go shopping with her and try out some new cloths...

what's wrong with t-shirts and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Anyone take a look at their header? In general we...

Anyone take a look at their header? In general we never look at it because it ain't sexy and it's hidden behind all the plastic. I had the bike running and was looking for leaks in general and it was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the...

Mine looks pretty much like that. I did grind the thickness of the 2 bosses under the seat and gave them a coat of epoxy to reseal them. The seat pan is composite and looks like there is a mix of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18,072
Views: 1,931,558
Posted By sidewayz_control
How hot is hot?

Anyone ever looked at their header in the dark? This is a new exhaust, meaning it has not been "ceramic coated" with the mud that gets baked on from normal riding... yet. So I don't know if you can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Oh yeah, They are closed on Mondays but...

Oh yeah,

They are closed on Mondays but open on Saturday until noon.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Voilà info(at)ktmbasel.ch But...

Voilà

info(at)ktmbasel.ch

But calling is often easier, they are a very small team and when you are fixing and building selling bikes it's hard to answer a gazillion emails. I can relate...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,972
Posted By sidewayz_control
Where is this? C'est où ça? Ivan

Where is this? C'est où ça?

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
It is too short with the harness in it's stock...

It is too short with the harness in it's stock location along the frame. Nowwhat didn't lengthen his harness, I haven't lengthened it yet. There is a lot of slack at the back where the battery is so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Nice truck! Wish we had those here in North...

Nice truck! Wish we had those here in North America. All we have are the big ass wannabe city trucks, all show, no go.

Oh yeah! that's a Quest kit... Congrats! :D:clap

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
That's a beautiful looking bike Cyborg! Here...

That's a beautiful looking bike Cyborg!

Here is mine! Almost completed, I have maybe another hour or two of work and it's ready. :)
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 1,662,697
Posted By sidewayz_control
Start from the beginning and read only the posts...

Start from the beginning and read only the posts from Noah and skip the chitchat. If there really is anything important, Noah will in general, quote and respond. Or like he said go to his blog.
...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By sidewayz_control
If you just want something that moves just...

If you just want something that moves just because you need to have a car but you don't like cars get a Corolla. It's one of the most utterly boring cars money can buy. And my own experience tells me...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yes I have it! but still in the boxes for a few...

Yes I have it! but still in the boxes for a few more days... :shog

Weather has been so :topes here this spring, the season started late. So catching up on all the outdoor spring chores that we...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,272
Posted By sidewayz_control
It all depends how you set-up the bike. If you...

It all depends how you set-up the bike. If you keep the stock airbox snorkel and dB killer in the Leo Vince an you're not looking for all out performance you don't have to re-map. Although I would...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By sidewayz_control
+1 Oh oui! Le Fin Gourmet! Try the...

+1

Oh oui! Le Fin Gourmet!

Try the lobster club sandwich! :deal :nod

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 133,455
Posted By sidewayz_control
:clap:clap Ivan

:clap:clap

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 133,455
Posted By sidewayz_control
Not super familiar with Tune ECU. I'm guessing...

Not super familiar with Tune ECU. I'm guessing the screen shot is with engine off only ignition on. I took the same screen shot of mine a while back and to compare I don't have the same voltage...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 196,694
Posted By sidewayz_control
Try WD-40 (no joke) usually works very well, it's...

Try WD-40 (no joke) usually works very well, it's cheap and doesn't stink like hell. Or you can try lighter fluid.

Ivan
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,884
Posted By sidewayz_control
C'étais sous ton nez depuis longtemps. :evil ...

C'étais sous ton nez depuis longtemps. :evil
Va voir sur Ridaventure dans la section equipement et accessoires

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18,072
Views: 1,931,558
Posted By sidewayz_control
I'm no expert but those are maps for the 650cc...

I'm no expert but those are maps for the 650cc motor up to 2011 model range.

KM756EU08...

you should be looking for something with:

KM756EU12...

When you downloaded the original maps back...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,975
Posted By sidewayz_control
Bingo! most people think Loctite automatically go...

Bingo! most people think Loctite automatically go to the red. That's often a big mistake. Purple or maybe blue is often enough to prevent loosening and keeping that ability to disassemble (because...
Forum: Canada 05-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By sidewayz_control
Oh yeah and if you are there on the weekend of...

Oh yeah and if you are there on the weekend of June 28th 29th. It's Rally Baie des Challeurs in New Richmond. 2nd event of the Canadian and North American Rally Championship.

...
Forum: Canada 05-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By sidewayz_control
Go around the peninsular counterclockwise. That...

Go around the peninsular counterclockwise. That way you are always on the side of the water and also arriving in Gaspé you get there via la "côte surprise" the surprise hill. You know you are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18,072
Views: 1,931,558
Posted By sidewayz_control
With a resistor or you can upload the equivalent...

With a resistor or you can upload the equivalent European maps to the ECU and then you don't need to use the resistor since the euro bikes didn't have the cannister.

That's what I did to mine,...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,884
Posted By sidewayz_control
Just got a reply back from Pete. They are at...

Just got a reply back from Pete. They are at Overland Expo right now and will be sending out the official pre-order and deposit form next week.

Ivan
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,884
Posted By sidewayz_control
Use Kinek.com I have my stuf dellivered...

Use Kinek.com

I have my stuf dellivered to Messena NY on the other side of Cornwall.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,561
Posted By sidewayz_control
Like these? ...

Like these?

http://www.ktmtwins.com/goodridge-ktm-1-4-in-line-fuel-quick-disconnect-coupling

Like the OEM plastic ones but metal. Google them, they are available from lots of places on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,972
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yeah, off course... Bikes that have done the...

Yeah, off course... Bikes that have done the Dakar are street queens. I guess that's why they use them in the Dakar. :lol3 :D

Yes that's Lyndon's bike.

Ivan
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,975
Posted By sidewayz_control
Yes but mostly no. It shouldn't break, the...

Yes but mostly no.

It shouldn't break, the biggest mistake that most manufacturers do is bending sheet metal with a radius much too small (most often no radius). Bending parallel or perpendicular...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18,072
Views: 1,931,558
Posted By sidewayz_control
Check if your wheel diameter parameter is ok in...

Check if your wheel diameter parameter is ok in the odometer, maybe it screwed up somehow. When you power on, the ODO does it's flashy cycle thing and you should see for 1 second a 4 digit number...
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