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Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21,812
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Posted By theofam
I passed this guy about 30 miles south of the...

I passed this guy about 30 miles south of the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway. He was riding a 40's-ish Indian. I'd say you're good to take the 690 to Alaska and back.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,505
Posted By theofam
I have: Setting 1 = DR650 Setting 2 =...

I have:

Setting 1 = DR650
Setting 2 = Can't wait to sell my DR650!

I haven't tried the "bad gas"/Setting 0, as I've not yet needed it (thankfully).
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Orangecicle/Capt CF, Thanks for the input....

Orangecicle/Capt CF,

Thanks for the input. I'll get on it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,505
Posted By theofam
Got the Scoot Out!

I've been keeping up on everyone's cool mods and additions to their bike stables while mine has been torn down for farkling. Got it out today for 160 break-in miles.

I wanted to take a break with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Scotts Damper/Ignition Key Removal

I noticed today that I can't remove my ignition key when the steering is locked with my Scotts damper. The 690 is a 2015, but I don't think that matters.

Here's a pic:
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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,505
Posted By theofam
I agree on the cat incinerating the oil as a...

I agree on the cat incinerating the oil as a potential issue.

If KTM comes up short, do you have a buddy with a cooler, non-cat exhaust (Wings, Akrapovic)? Slip one of those on, do the 15-minute...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 248,147
Posted By theofam
Nike, Schmike. Tell them to step aside. You'll...

Nike, Schmike. Tell them to step aside. You'll outsell the swoosh with Reckless orders alone!

Is the Reckless set on the KTM (previous page) the 40L variety?

Is the 40L the capacity of the...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By theofam
Congrats!

That is about the BEST news I've read in awhile! Couldn't happen to a better team of people! I remember going to Donny's original location on South Broadway as a kid. I thought the current,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Paulo/Fongman, my 2015 is leaking with 52 miles...

Paulo/Fongman, my 2015 is leaking with 52 miles on the clock.

http://i499.photobucket.com/albums/rr351/the-o-fam/test1/C6E0262E-4DC7-4501-85EF-02D5825AE4B2_zps04ezwnqo.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,632,755
Posted By theofam
^^^^ Jealous of that as I sit inside during our...

^^^^ Jealous of that as I sit inside during our second snowstorm in four days.

SS, you're a lucky dude!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
I was struggling to reach him via Comcast, too. ...

I was struggling to reach him via Comcast, too. Thanks to neepuk, I think Gorazd and I are on our way to doing business!

Gorazd of Wings explained to me the stock exhaust has a catalytic...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks TONS! PM is awaiting you.

Thanks TONS! PM is awaiting you.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Help with Wings Exhaust Contact

I read some of us were anxious for Gorazd at Wings to get back from his vacation. I was lucky enough to email back and forth with him Monday, but, for some reason, my recent emails aren't going...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Looks awesome! Let the questions begin: 1. ...

Looks awesome! Let the questions begin:

1. What is that tach/speedo? Stock? I've a 2015, and it looks nothing like that, but I like the fact HDB has a mount for your setup.

2. What size...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 205,553
Posted By theofam
Your mom has a cool pad out there in NH! I love...

Your mom has a cool pad out there in NH! I love the architecture of the homes in the northeast.

Hope you're doing great!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the write up! I'm ready to tackle...

Thanks for the write up! I'm ready to tackle mine now. Nikola at Perun Moto is a great guy to deal with! I bought his tail rack, too, which is solid quality.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
TowPro, you're not wasting any time! Sounds like...

TowPro, you're not wasting any time! Sounds like the Wings worked out great. I think I <strike>want</strike> need one!

I had the dealer show me how to move from the #2 to #1 map. It felt like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
My days of running straight pipes are behind me. ...

My days of running straight pipes are behind me. I guess that makes me an ex-prick. :rofl Many would argue that point.

Thanks for the great information. I'm unclear on the 2014/2015 bikes...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,748
Posted By theofam
I was telling my dad about the trip last night...

I was telling my dad about the trip last night during the Super Bowl. He jumped all over it, so we signed him up!

He and I are in for the Hey Joe Mine ride on the 18th if there are still two...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Did you have to do anything other than the...

Did you have to do anything other than the 15-minute reset on your 2014 when you added the Wings exhaust? Also, have you made any air box mods?

I'm thinking at least Wings on my 2015, but I don't...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,782
Posted By theofam
Got it, thanks!

Got it, thanks!
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,782
Posted By theofam
Like . . . ever?! Or, was that the first shipment...

Like . . . ever?! Or, was that the first shipment and you're getting more in.
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By theofam
Thank you for the response. I'm interested in...

Thank you for the response. I'm interested in your tanks once you develop the pump solution.

Is it possible to see a picture of a 690 with only the tanks installed?
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By theofam
Is it possible to only buy the tanks? If so, how...

Is it possible to only buy the tanks? If so, how much are they, and is the pump system necessary for proper fuel flow, or is it gravity fed? If a pump system is required, how much is it?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks, Vegas Mike, I think I will do just that!

Thanks, Vegas Mike, I think I will do just that!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 57,327
Posted By theofam
I was thinking 350 or 500, too. I couldn't get...

I was thinking 350 or 500, too. I couldn't get my head wrapped around 15-hour oil change intervals or 50-hour top-end refreshes. Though, those numbers might assume you're riding the p!55 out of it,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 57,327
Posted By theofam
Whew! My dealer was nice enough to pick up the...

Whew! My dealer was nice enough to pick up the 690 and take it to their tech who heat cycled it three times and couldn't reproduce the above video. They determined it was cosmolene applied to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Whew! My dealer was nice enough to pick up the...

Whew! My dealer was nice enough to pick up the 690 and take it to their tech who heat cycled it three times and couldn't reproduce the above video. They determined it was cosmolene applied to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 106,639
Views: 21,216,994
Posted By theofam
I think we see different input because we ride...

I think we see different input because we ride different terrain. Plenty of us love carving canyons and/or commuting with our DRs. Others see it as a delivery platform to the trails. Those guys...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Darren, thanks for chiming in. That's a cool...

Darren, thanks for chiming in. That's a cool fix. I'd not yet read here of the push-in fitting not sealing well. I love this place - all kinds of good info!
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 57,327
Posted By theofam
I was trying to place it and couldn't. Possibly...

I was trying to place it and couldn't. Possibly coolant. Didn't smell like burning oil (someone on another thread mentioned it might be a light oil sprayed on for corrosion resistance during...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 57,327
Posted By theofam
Good advice. I need to show a little patience.

Good advice. I need to show a little patience.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Dirty, I was hoping it was something like...

Dirty,

I was hoping it was something like that. I'll give it another shot . . . then sell it to you for $50. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
New to the KTM family. Any chance this is normal?...

New to the KTM family. Any chance this is normal? Anyone else experience this on their 690 when it was new?

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/VsPRV3bSh70"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 57,327
Posted By theofam
New to the KTM family. Any chance this is...

New to the KTM family. Any chance this is normal? Anyone else experience this on the 2015?

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/VsPRV3bSh70" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the info. Per Spaceman Spiff it is...

Thanks for the info. Per Spaceman Spiff it is indeed a 10a circuit. Your memory is intact, so, you've got that going for you, which is nice.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks! I'll get in there and find the pair.

Thanks! I'll get in there and find the pair.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Thanks for at least confirming something is...

Thanks for at least confirming something is there!

Maybe someone else has a link to TowPro's reference?:ear My search capabilities are apparently limited. :rofl

If not, I'll start digging...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,065
Posted By theofam
My wife's gonna be ecstatic! I was about to blow...

My wife's gonna be ecstatic! I was about to blow $1K on the Evo2s with shrouds. I've an Acerbis tank on a DR650 that looks fantastic compared to the photos of the RR stuff. Can't say the Acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21,812
Views: 2,629,348
Posted By theofam
Extra Electrical Connectors?

I'm new to the 690 family and boxes are arriving daily to tailor the bike a bit! Part of that effort is electrical.

I'm struggling on this thread to find whether or not KTM includes any surplus...
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