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Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By blakrj
Try reverse polarity - they should light up/work...

Try reverse polarity - they should light up/work without a problem. Resistor only changes the rate at which they flash
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,092
Posted By blakrj
Many thanks & to all those using this, don't...

Many thanks & to all those using this, don't forget to seed :)
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By blakrj
I use my 690 for both. Sure there are more...

I use my 690 for both. Sure there are more comfortable bikes for long distance on road, but I'm far happier with the light 690 off road.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Got 2x Powerlet plugs fitted and more than my...

Got 2x Powerlet plugs fitted and more than my fair share of wet riding. They are sound as and have never missed a beat. Whatever works for you is your choice.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Well, cover was pulled, rockers are good, cam is...

Well, cover was pulled, rockers are good, cam is good; but the tensioner wasn't playing nicely. Going to miss Rally Raid Products closing time; so will be putting a new KTM one in (although original...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Noah - thanks for the heads up. Motor needs to be...

Noah - thanks for the heads up. Motor needs to be opened up and a few things checked. Sounds luck a bucket of bolts rattling around after last trip. How often do you adjust/check the manual tensioner?
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 10:43 AM
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Posted By blakrj
Good to hear. My motor is about to get same...

Good to hear. My motor is about to get same treatment and possibly a new cam chain+tensioner to boot. Hope it cures the rattling noise some.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Doesn't entirely sound like its coming from the...

Doesn't entirely sound like its coming from the top. Dropped bike off at moto shop, as don't have the time right now. He'll pull it apart and check rockers, cam chain, tensioner, etc. - hoping he...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Engine noise

So, the other day, I pull over to get some gas and as bike revs slow to idle, sounds like I've got a bag of loose bits floating around in my engine. Kill the motor, and as it starts, sounds like I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 12:38 PM
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Posted By blakrj
Put a set of Heidenau K60 for a Euro tour last...

Put a set of Heidenau K60 for a Euro tour last year - weather ranged from torrential rain in Western Europe to sweltering heat through Eastern Europe. Definitely way better than the Continentals bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 02:55 PM
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Posted By blakrj
Petrol/gasoline has a wide temperature range at...

Petrol/gasoline has a wide temperature range at which it boils and if it's a winter fuel, will boil at lower temperatures. At sea level a reasonable assumption would be 95C. Octane, butanes and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 288,570
Posted By blakrj
Lukas - yes he did. The same ones that came with...

Lukas - yes he did. The same ones that came with the kit. Contacted Akra on the issue and it seems that the kit had the wrong band, or some issue. They're sending me the correct one and set of rivets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 04:01 PM
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Posted By blakrj
I have a different RB plate, and it required...

I have a different RB plate, and it required adjusting the stops (yup, even further reduced turning circle, but not when riding) slightly. Also, you are missing the clamps to bole the plate to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 11:37 AM
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Posted By blakrj
Careful - depends on the year. 2011 is NOT a left...

Careful - depends on the year. 2011 is NOT a left hand thread
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 01:23 AM
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Posted By blakrj
Kirk, glad to hear you are okay and great...

Kirk, glad to hear you are okay and great attitude. Great view you've got given this litigious society where everyone seems to look for someone else to blame and the easy path to a quick buck. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 11:12 AM
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Posted By blakrj
Yeah, but some have them in a 2x2 configuration....

Yeah, but some have them in a 2x2 configuration. Mine are 4x1 (i.e. all in-line). Other suggestion would be to drop John an email at RR and ask him what he uses/recommends.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 04:01 PM
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Posted By blakrj
Guess it depends on which plate you got. I fitted...

Guess it depends on which plate you got. I fitted some TE (Tyco) switches and I've got all 4 installed. Was these (http://docs-europe.electrocomponents.com/webdocs/0fcf/0900766b80fcf982.pdf) if I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 288,570
Posted By blakrj
Anybody repack their Akra exhaust yet? I've had...

Anybody repack their Akra exhaust yet? I've had mine done but for some reason the stainless band that wraps around fits rather loosely and not tight like it was originally. Any thoughts/ideas? My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 04:23 AM
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Posted By blakrj
I must have been riding a completely different...

I must have been riding a completely different KLX. The stock suspension is the worst I've ever experienced off road. Its soft, wallows, and instills a complete lack of confidence. The WR450...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Sorry - just saw post above. Ronin - repair...

Sorry - just saw post above.

Ronin - repair it with part NR. 50302032000. Let me know if I can help out can probably pick one up and get it sent to you from NL
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Damn good idea. Think I will go ahead and do the...

Damn good idea. Think I will go ahead and do the same. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
I fitted a set of Heidenau's front+rear for a...

I fitted a set of Heidenau's front+rear for a quick 3,600miles road trip around Europe last summer. Mixed weather from pissing rain to +115F. They worked an absolute treat and I've since added...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Another failure point is where the coil is bolted...

Another failure point is where the coil is bolted to frame - especially if you have the Rally Raid tanks and have the bracket to relocate it as this adds another earth failure point (the blind nuts)....
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
2011 values are different to other years. I don't...

2011 values are different to other years. I don't have them available, but will try find them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 03:41 PM
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Views: 158,767
Posted By blakrj
2011 KTM Enduro R (UK/AUS/EU) - stock map

Folks, I've got an Akra pipe and had the Akra maps loaded since day 1 on the bike from the dealer. I was contemplating going back to stock maps and more restricted exhaust (did I say stock:rofl)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 03:30 PM
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Posted By blakrj
$300 - ouch. Just checked my records and I only...

$300 - ouch. Just checked my records and I only paid EUR132 (USD172) for my first service (parts, oil, labour) - bike even got a full valet from the dealer here. So much for my theory on the EU...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 11:27 AM
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Posted By blakrj
If you'd asked a few weeks earlier, the missus...

If you'd asked a few weeks earlier, the missus could have brought it with her, but on the plane back here today. Sorry :(
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
RIP Beaney

Really sad news about Wesley. Your contributions and help will be missed, but never forgotten. Godspeed young man!
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Take a look at Rally Raid - if you get their bar...

Take a look at Rally Raid - if you get their bar risers, they have a great solution that mounts on top of it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Not really - Sherri Jo has plenty more km's on...

Not really - Sherri Jo has plenty more km's on her 690 with a stock can. That said I have had both a Leo Vince and Akra on my 690's and couldn't be happier. Anybody want to buy some unused stock cans...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
3,000km on the island of Borneo off road going...

3,000km on the island of Borneo off road going bush enough? Out of 3 bikes, one had fan stop working which turned out to be a poor connection in the fuse box. Other than that some minor issues all...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
They can be seen from the side. I'll get some...

They can be seen from the side. I'll get some pics up when I get a chance
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
Got a set from Watsen Design...

Got a set from Watsen Design (www.watsendesign.com) not cheap, but pretty damn awesome and bright too. No chance of knocking them off in a hurry - the rear end of the bike would have to break off...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Did you not gt a parts manual with your new '12...

Did you not gt a parts manual with your new '12 bike?
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 3,312,504
Posted By blakrj
Rod, how did the GPS stand up to the KTM...

Rod, how did the GPS stand up to the KTM vibrations? I'm guessing you had it wired in and not running on its own battery? My Garmin Colorado (realise battery setup is different) has never been happy...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By blakrj
FYI, there is a hidden option to change this...

FYI, there is a hidden option to change this setting, but it is not persistent. Take a look at the Wiki site here (http://garminzumo-660.wikispaces.com/Tricks) for the details
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19,720
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Posted By blakrj
Got a 2011 R and a 30" inseam. Also have stiffer...

Got a 2011 R and a 30" inseam. Also have stiffer spring. Don't see the need for any lowering link and it seems to cause more issues than it solves
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
I'm sure you mentioned that you'd checked the...

I'm sure you mentioned that you'd checked the earth, but just in case. I had odd behaviour, bike ran great when cold, but when it warmed up, coughed spluttered and eventually would not restart. While...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
Crank, you can find a full EU chassis spare parts...

Crank, you can find a full EU chassis spare parts manual here (http://ktmracing.co.il/_Uploads/dbsAttachedFiles/CHASSIS690ENDURO-R.pdf).
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,720
Views: 2,278,383
Posted By blakrj
HID50.com - good enough for Walter and his...

HID50.com - good enough for Walter and his extreme trips? Next on my to buy list
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