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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-19-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Is she your wife or girl? ...

Is she your wife or girl?

http://www.vanhamoto.net/p/kuvia.html

She seems to be quite photogenic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,236
Posted By dad2bike
Yeah. The problem is with the site upgrades it...

Yeah. The problem is with the site upgrades it will only allow me to save 2 lines of signature. Your URL is long and wraps into 2 lines all by itself. :cry

Edit- I dropped the bad link. However...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,236
Posted By dad2bike
Thank you! :clap To both of you guys for...

Thank you! :clap

To both of you guys for developing and then keeping the Wiki alive!
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I fit that bill. I installed a plug in the side...

I fit that bill.
I installed a plug in the side vent and put the vent hose on mine.

I did find one little quirk.

My vent cap has a check valve. I run the Safari tank. The rider is supposed to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-07-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,283,670
Posted By dad2bike
I forgot my magnifier glass. :huh

I forgot my magnifier glass. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I think that stuff is called 100% Sent from...

I think that stuff is called 100%

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Here's a post from another inmate who had an...

Here's a post from another inmate who had an issue when replacing that membrane. If yours truly is bad then a tear down is in order.
His pic shows the location.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Could be clutch basket rattle or maybe chain...

Could be clutch basket rattle or maybe chain slap. KTM's usually run a loose chain. Not sure about the Duke.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I think you are measuring the wrong place to see...

I think you are measuring the wrong place to see clutch engagement. I believe you measure the difference between the piston to mounting surface distance with the piston pushing against the circlip. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Check your ground connections on the right side...

Check your ground connections on the right side by the back of the airbox.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:09 AM
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Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I'm sorry to say, I think you have some serious...

I'm sorry to say, I think you have some serious issue. Like running with no oil causing a bearing or piston failure.
I hope I'm wrong. :cry

Edit- You may want to disconnect the battery for a...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,695
Posted By dad2bike
Those are the parts needed to put the headlight...

Those are the parts needed to put the headlight on a KTM. It includes moving the speedo over to a new style mounting bracket.
When I put the mask on my sons 525 we went with rubber fork tube straps...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
My KTM clutches are always noisy. On all my bike...

My KTM clutches are always noisy. On all my bike a simple pull of the clutch arm and things get quiet.
Part of the noise is from wear of the baskets. After many many hours my sons RFS basket had...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I've always just used my air impact gun. It...

I've always just used my air impact gun. It spins the nut right off. I put it on with that too. No penny or strap at all. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I reuse mine. Flatten out then bend on a new...

I reuse mine. Flatten out then bend on a new location. After a few times I do replace.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 06:58 PM
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Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Here's another post if found with Google here on...

Here's another post if found with Google here on ADV.
With this info I would say look to the 8 pin plug. Then follow the instructions below.

Originally Posted by The Deanster View Post
How to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
I found a post in another forum with the simple...

I found a post in another forum with the simple procedure for us with 2009.

Default
I have a 2010 R and this is the procedure I use.

Follow the pink wire from the speedometer under the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I think you just have to unplug 1 connector. I...

I think you just have to unplug 1 connector. I set mine to 2150.
I'll see if I can find the info I followed.
Busy running the bbq right now. Cheers!

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22,789
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Posted By dad2bike
The direct physical replacement (lower temp for...

The direct physical replacement (lower temp for automotive) is a Standard TS306 fan switch. They are as little as $20 on eBay with plug-n-Play. I have one on mine. Works great.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
When I did the external filter mod on mine I used...

When I did the external filter mod on mine I used 5/16 hose. Be sure to get the style that is for inside the tank. It is much more expensive. Sold in 1 foot pieces for about $40 each. It took 2 for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By dad2bike
Here's Paul's version without the integrated Turn...

Here's Paul's version without the integrated Turn Signals....
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I did that tail as well as add small turn signals...

I did that tail as well as add small turn signals on the sides. I want to be as visible as I can.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/dad2bike/Ginger/IMAG0111_zps4cc40dc6.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 198,884
Posted By dad2bike
Have you guys with the lack of engine braking...

Have you guys with the lack of engine braking tried going to Map switch position 2?
I run in 2 all the time and it has plenty of braking. Others I know don't like it having that much.
SW2 gives a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
Yes. I put one on my 2009. You have to get the...

Yes.
I put one on my 2009. You have to get the version with the correct connector. I think the late model EXC version 54814073000 Is the correct one. Small white connector.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I've been very happy with Surdyke Yamaha for my...

I've been very happy with Surdyke Yamaha for my OEM parts. Good prices and free shipping over $25. That's every order from me. :lol3

I even got the KTM toaster via them. :clap
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,357
Posted By dad2bike
My spring is so tight I don't anticipate any...

My spring is so tight I don't anticipate any rotation. That being said, I Put mine in 90* from where it would be with the notches lines up. I found it gave a better focus the the light beam.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:50 PM
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Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I have stock '09 motor with FMF can and UNI pod...

I have stock '09 motor with FMF can and UNI pod filter running EVO1 map. I stay with "wild" setting. I simply control my wrist when I need to.
Sw1 was OK at first until I tried the SW2 setting. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
SW2 position will really quicken up your engine...

SW2 position will really quicken up your engine response. Much faster Revs. However, it also chops down really fast too.
Some don't like that serious engine braking. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I added a Koso Tachometer to my Ginger last...

I added a Koso Tachometer to my Ginger last night.
I had to move over the voltmeter to make room.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/dad2bike/Ginger/20150228_170231_zpsbzgkefpo.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
I used that mounting system for my second fan on...

I used that mounting system for my second fan on my 2006 950 Adventure. This was long before the brackets were available. Mine is still holding up just fine. On the rubbing of the original fan I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
We think alike on the oil. I just go longer than...

We think alike on the oil. I just go longer than you on changes. That DRC205 is the EBC kit i put in my 2009 690R. Yes it had all the different size plates. Went in slick as a whistle. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:18 AM
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Posted By dad2bike
I put the EBC in last year. Works great. Very...

I put the EBC in last year. Works great. Very reasonable price. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By dad2bike
Thanks! Since getting the factory tach includes...

Thanks! Since getting the factory tach includes the instrument that has all the flaking issues I'll give this one a try.

That's what I'm looking for.
I'm also going to look if I can smooth it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By dad2bike
Any follow up on how this is working? Still...

Any follow up on how this is working? Still jumpy?
I'm considering getting one for my 690R. It would fit nicely on my dash.
Is it at all visible at night? The instructions don't note if it is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Here's one now. My bike came with the single...

Here's one now. My bike came with the single strut. Already recognizing the weakness I sold it to a friend and bought the twin strut version. I told him he should add a second strut to that one....
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22,789
Views: 2,824,812
Posted By dad2bike
Congrats! :clap

Congrats! :clap
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,357
Posted By dad2bike
I successfully got the H1 to work in place of the...

I successfully got the H1 to work in place of the H3 in the 950 Adventure Euro headlight. :clap

As others already know the H3 has a huge fan that does not clear the headlight bracketing on the...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,357
Posted By dad2bike
LOL. Didn't mean to throw you into a panic. :rofl

LOL. Didn't mean to throw you into a panic. :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,357
Posted By dad2bike
The Euro uses an H7. The driver is directly...

The Euro uses an H7. The driver is directly wired to the bulb. I am an expert solderer and probably could cleanly remove and reconnect the driver.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,357
Posted By dad2bike
I'm guessing you are cutting up the boot to get...

I'm guessing you are cutting up the boot to get around the cable with the driver. Now that I have an extra set of boots that came with my replacement light. :cry I can do some surgery to the boot....
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