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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Sounds similar to a problem I had. Went through...

Sounds similar to a problem I had. Went through everything until I
discovered that the injector was dribbling a drop of fuel every time
it switched off, so it was kind of flooding it. New injector...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
T50 on my 08

T50 on my 08
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
I know when I didnt put my FMF pipe back properly...

I know when I didnt put my FMF pipe back properly once, a sealing ring/pipe from the mid pipe fell down into the header.
Took me ages to figure out what was making the noise...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thats what I was after, thanks :) Turns out its...

Thats what I was after, thanks :) Turns out its an 08. Need to order spring for it now, saw that RR
have 95nm spring with top lock nut (will be getting SS collar too) for a good price, im 105kg/230...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Wanting to change shock spring but cant figure...

Wanting to change shock spring but cant figure out if bike is 2008 or 2009 :huh
Bought it as an 09 but registration paper says manufactured on 05/2008. Thinking
its a 2008 leftover sold in 2009,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Ive got 2 (one is for spares) and have always...

Ive got 2 (one is for spares) and have always been good reliable bikes with no serious issues (mine are the FI models)
1st one blew a HG (70000km) but was ridden hard, apart from that a few blown...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
For anyone running modified forks and not rear,...

For anyone running modified forks and not rear, try 3 turns of high speed comp
and adding a little extra preload. Might be BS but seems to work for me :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Have similar setup with 1 gallon Rotopax, has...

Have similar setup with 1 gallon Rotopax, has been sturdy enough but a with 1/2 a gallon extra a little extra
support couldn't hurt...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Got it down to 85mm with 14mm free sag, about 1/3...

Got it down to 85mm with 14mm free sag, about 1/3 down on the preload nut thread the
adjusting nut got real hard to turn. So stopped there to avoid breaking
the nut and to stop mutilating the soft...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Probably need to get the back resprung too, on a...

Probably need to get the back resprung too, on a whole I like the feel
of the rear but realise after getting the front done that it needs to be
tweaked. Will first try and get the rider sag down...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Got my forks back from Shock Treatment today, had...

Got my forks back from Shock Treatment today, had them revalved with gold valves
and resprung with csr springs and serviced, seals etc.Took em for a test on
a rocky track close by home. Normally...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Cheers, one more question (I know I should ask in...

Cheers, one more question (I know I should ask in the 690 tuneecu section)
but can I leave the SAS stuff on and disable SAI when loading new map?
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Been having a couple of fuel related problems,...

Been having a couple of fuel related problems, thinking I need to
update what I believe to be Akra maps to EVO1 maps. Have FMF
Apex, Uni filter with EVO 1 airbox lid. Just wanted to check that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,540
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Eek I don't understand

I don't understand
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thanks LethPhaos, its nice just to know I'm not...

Thanks LethPhaos, its nice just to know I'm not the only one and its just down to the mapping
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Anyone experience engine cutting out once or...

Anyone experience engine cutting out once or twice on cold start just after firing up?
Is fine after that, only seems to do it on aggressive/ advance mode, normal mode is fine.
Also has FMF Apex,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thanks for the advice, Called Terry today and he...

Thanks for the advice, Called Terry today and he recommended stiffer springs and a revalve.
This seems to be the general consensus to get em working sweet. So looks like I'll be sending them away...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thanks, looks like I might have to bite the...

Thanks, looks like I might have to bite the bullet and go all out

That sounds about right harsh but soft
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,362
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Need some advice on the forks on an 09 690E, find...

Need some advice on the forks on an 09 690E, find them a bit harsh on high speed compression. No one
in my area that tunes suspension (valves and what not) and have been told I just need softer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Resolved both probs: Injector was leaking, new...

Resolved both probs:
Injector was leaking, new one fixed it. Also it came with a little filter which I never had
LCD screen dropping out was pin connector vibrating loose, fixed by making bigger...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 2,288,143
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Hi all, have owned a 09 690e for a few months...

Hi all, have owned a 09 690e for a few months now. Awesome machine, but has two little
problems. First is it takes a few tries to start (or a small bit of throttle) it starts fine first
time of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Louie_Doggs
690 Hard starting

Picked up a 09 690 enduro a few weeks back and it
has become hard to start up cold and warm ie if its warmed
up and left for >15minutes. It also has an FMF Apex pipe
which seems quite open, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Reset the throttle and did the 15 minute idle...

Reset the throttle and did the 15 minute idle trick
and seems to be fine now, but might need a remap
for the fmf pipe, will see a dealer whem im next in town.
Just wondering if it was the roller...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thanks Mudguts hope its nothing serious, also ...

Thanks Mudguts hope its nothing serious, also
noise only happens when engine warms up.
Another thing I discovered today while changing the
oil was a fingernail clipping sized piece of metal
on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Louie_Doggs
690 enduro engine rattle

Just picked up an 09 690 enduro and have noticed a bit
of a rattle/ chatter that is heard on idle. Just wondering
if this is normal? engine runs beautifully...
Oil seems to be just below the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Awesome! Thanks for the advice oldenuf, worked a...

Awesome! Thanks for the advice oldenuf, worked a treat. Still has a little stick
but sure its normal
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Louie_Doggs
690 Fork Stiction

Just picked up an 2009 690 enduro and have noticed the forks have quite bad stiction, just wondering
if this is normal or something is off
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Louie_Doggs
just checked my other bike and does the same...

just checked my other bike and does the same thing, never noticed because has a h1 high beam bulb too. The thing is almost seems like low beam puts out better light, might be worth upgrading the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Louie_Doggs
690 headlight

Hi all, just picked up an 09 690 and noticed when I turn on the high beam the low beam part of the bulb turns off. I noticed this when i pressed the pass light and it was a lot brighter because both...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,395
Posted By Louie_Doggs
http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?...

http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=235153&d=1382933357&thumb=1
http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=235154&d=1382933452&thumb=1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,395
Posted By Louie_Doggs
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-GZONdT7fr0k/UmN...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-GZONdT7fr0k/UmNif4qVD3I/AAAAAAAAAEg/i_l7gv3QrZ8/w591-h788-no/IMG_0377.JPG
Forum: Australia 10-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Tarzan's Grip and velcro strips over the top...

Tarzan's Grip and velcro strips over the top works well
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,446
Posted By Louie_Doggs
For the last few months ive been using the more...

For the last few months ive been using the more affordable Klim Traverse gear with a pressure suit and a jersey over that
. Good waterproof gear that I can add layers underneath if its cold or roll...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Switched over to a Michelin t63 130/80 17", so...

Switched over to a Michelin t63 130/80 17", so far they've been a good tyre on and off and not a bad price either
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Forks, wheel, speedo cable, caliper with 320mm...

Forks, wheel, speedo cable, caliper with 320mm oversized rotor kit are from a 98 RMX 250.
This was a direct replacement for the Pegasos 45mm forks, but added .50kg racetech fork springs
with an...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Louie_Doggs
http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?...

http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=224438&d=1371654402&thumb=1
Similar bike same addiction.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,749
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Sidi Discovery's are a great boot, dont make them...

Sidi Discovery's are a great boot, dont make them anymore but can still pick them up on ebay
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,540
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Here is another pic. So many mods/ upgrades on...

Here is another pic. So many mods/ upgrades on this bike will have to make a detailed summary....
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,540
Posted By Louie_Doggs
+1 for the Gobi's also Wilbers 641 shocks are...

+1 for the Gobi's also Wilbers 641 shocks are good too
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UssMUEW2iJ4/UIVK-xX-SxI/AAAAAAAAADE/lzsq7M3VUoQ/s800/IMG_0089.JPG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By Louie_Doggs
Thanks for the help guys, panniers worked a...

Thanks for the help guys, panniers worked a treat. Just needed to buy the frame clips that the latches attach to....
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