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Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,529
Posted By myblubeemer
THANKS!! My local dealer in Arlington, TX and I...

THANKS!! My local dealer in Arlington, TX and I designed them. He has the equipment in his shop to design and produce graphics. This was the prototype. He will be cleaning them up for the final...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
Thanks for all the suggestions. I have checked...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I have checked and everything is hooked up the way it is supposed to be. Will double check the breather tube for any issues and keep an eye on it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
Need Help with Mystery Oil Leak

OK, so I bought a 2012 690 Enduro R with 3500 miles on it a couple of months ago. I live in north Texas and the seller lived in Santa Fe, so we agreed to meet in Amarillo and make the hand off. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By myblubeemer
Tanks just installed on my 2012 690. Custom...

Tanks just installed on my 2012 690. Custom graphics from local dealer.

http://jwat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-690-Enduro/i-jm8MQ6Q/0/M/P1010029-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,529
Posted By myblubeemer
Upgrade from EVO!?

I recently went from the EVO 1 tanks to the EVO 2 on my 2012 690. Both were tanks only installs. I was also disappointed with the quality of the tanks and the shrouds on the front. I do like the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
I have had the same issue after bleeding front...

I have had the same issue after bleeding front brakes. I fixed it by zip tying the front brake lever tightly to the handlebar and leaving it like that for at least 24hrs. In my case, that left me...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 228,009
Posted By myblubeemer
EVO 2 Tank Petcocks

I am installing EVO 2 Tanks on my 2012 KTM 690 Enduro R. I had previously had the EVO 1 Tanks. The EVO 2's have been an easy install, but I do have one question. The outlet nipples on the petcocks...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
Amazing video and rebuild! Nice to have some...

Amazing video and rebuild! Nice to have some female help in the shop also!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
So if you do not have a dimple on the end of your...

So if you do not have a dimple on the end of your rocker arm shaft, how can you tell which side is up? Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 131,772
Posted By myblubeemer
Ahh....thanks much. I like to rotate my Rox...

Ahh....thanks much. I like to rotate my Rox mounts back so I will probably go with the Next Gen.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 131,772
Posted By myblubeemer
HDB Ultimate with Rox Risers

I have searched this thread and, while I'm sure the answer is probably here somewhere, I can't find it. My question is I have Rox Risers ( 3" with spacer) and Scotts under bar stabilizer on my 2012...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,778
Posted By myblubeemer
Best for a 690 R with risers

I have a 2012 KTM 690 Enduro R with 3" Rox Risers. Will the Ultimate work on this set up? Would the Next Gen be a better fit?

Thanks,

jwat
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
DynoJet Power Commander vs Tune ECU

I have done re-maps for myself and several friends with Tune ECU. I was just wondering if anyone has had experience with the Dynojet Power Commander and Tune ECU and can explain if there are any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
#1 on the Time-Sert. Much better. Good as new! ...

#1 on the Time-Sert. Much better. Good as new!



Better yet, use a Time-sert.

http://www.timesert.com/[/QUOTE]
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By myblubeemer
Casper and Steptoe were right on!! New HES...

Casper and Steptoe were right on!! New HES arrived today. Installed it and bike ran perfectly!! Many thanks to all who replied! This is a great forum because people care enough to share!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By myblubeemer
We have ordered a new Hall Sensor, but started...

We have ordered a new Hall Sensor, but started thinking that it was not the problem since it would idle so well. Your input will makes us reconsider. BTW, we did just find out the the PO had...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By myblubeemer
This is weird. I have had this issue several...

This is weird. I have had this issue several times with the GS911 on older bikes....and not just the ones with the 3 prong connector. I contacted Stephan Thiel and left him this message. On...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By myblubeemer
Some good thoughts! Thanks! Will give them a...

Some good thoughts! Thanks! Will give them a shot and get back.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By myblubeemer
R1100GS runs only at idle!! Solved!!

HES WAS BAD. See last post


I have been around the forum a long time and my partner and I do a lot of work on R bikes, but this one has us stumped. A 1995 GS was brought to us this week that had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
Here is another alternative for ass comfort from...

Here is another alternative for ass comfort from Bill Mayer Seats. I have 15K miles on this seat and love it.

http://jwat.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-690-Enduro/i-JZNqQhz/0/M/P1010010-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
I bought a used 2012 with the Evo 1 tanks...

I bought a used 2012 with the Evo 1 tanks installed. The Evo 1 tanks fillers have plastic threads and alloy cap. On one side the cap had been cross threaded and it took a lot of work to file the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 158,797
Posted By myblubeemer
TPS Settings on 2012's and AirBox

Since I had not seen anyone post the settings for the TPS THAD & APAD on the 2012 KTM Enduro R, I asked my dealer who sent the inquiry to KTM. I also asked him about the air box bulletin. Here is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
BTW, is it true that having the Akra map negates...

BTW, is it true that having the Akra map negates the need for the resistor?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
Many thanks! Much clearer! I look forward to...

Many thanks! Much clearer! I look forward to your pics. Good luck with the recovery from your surgery!
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
This is exactly what I have found to be the case....

This is exactly what I have found to be the case. I see some have removed both tubes to the valve cover and installed the blocking plate. Others have just removed the one and plugged it. I would like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
I have searched, but haven't been able to find...

I have searched, but haven't been able to find the link to the SAS removal procedure. Can someone please point me to the link?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,278,749
Posted By myblubeemer
I pretty sure that the bike in this ad...

I pretty sure that the bike in this ad http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2012-KTM-690-ENDURO-R-111138942 (http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2012-KTM-690-ENDURO-R-111138942) belongs to the buddy of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By myblubeemer
This came from John of Rally Raid in the UK: ...

This came from John of Rally Raid in the UK:

Hi,
The 08 shocks were 1 piece forged, and WP called them the "torpedo" shock because of their shape.
The locking ring thread on the 08 only is 56mm,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By myblubeemer
Looks like this is as big a mystery to everyone...

Looks like this is as big a mystery to everyone else as it is me. I have written email to WP to ask them about the difference and will reply here if I get any information. In the meantime all other...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By myblubeemer
'08 WP 690 Eduro shock Vs. '12 shcok??

I am in the process of moving from my 2008 690 Enduro that I have had since new to a used 2012 690 Enduro. I have really been struggling with this move as my '08 has been dead solid reliable and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 1,104,179
Posted By myblubeemer
Loose 100 lbs and you will enjoy the ride a lot...

Loose 100 lbs and you will enjoy the ride a lot more. I am also 6'5" and 220lbs an would feel better 15 lbs lighter.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By myblubeemer
[QUOTE=arcalmeida;21552208]Thanks Jim. Will...

[QUOTE=arcalmeida;21552208]Thanks Jim.

Will try to change fluid first and if it does not work then will do slave cylinder. Is it easy to change on the road or do I need to take it to a dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,280
Posted By myblubeemer
When I purchased my Shorai for my GSA, their...

When I purchased my Shorai for my GSA, their website recommeded both the 14 amp and 18 amp battery. I wanted the 18amp as a friend had purchased one for his and it worked great. However, the 18amp...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,483
Posted By myblubeemer
Sargent is ok if you like one size fits all. ...

Sargent is ok if you like one size fits all. Bill Mayer is the best for a seat that is fit to you. I need a taller seat and one that doesn't slant forward and squeeze the jewels. I have tried all...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,881
Posted By myblubeemer
Bmw Fw

Hey Oly,

Good to meet you today at BMW Fort Worth. We're looking forward to following your progresss on the thread south for the winter! Best of Luck and ride safe!

jwat

690 KTM
F800GS...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,573
Posted By myblubeemer
I think they are both great bikes....so I have...

I think they are both great bikes....so I have one of each. But I would have to say that for the most part you are talking apples and oranges. The f8 is better on the pavement, but not near as good...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By myblubeemer
Randy is talking about my bike below. I had a...

Randy is talking about my bike below. I had a few instances where the bike popped out of 6th gear to 5th. Last Satruday, the bike start jumping in and out of 5th under acceleration at first. All...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By myblubeemer
I am exactly the same height, weight and inseam...

I am exactly the same height, weight and inseam as you. I have an '08 GSA and a '09 800GS. On both of my bikes I have added a higher custom seat (Bill Mayer is my personal preference), lowerd...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By myblubeemer
Same exact thing just happend to mine that is the...

Same exact thing just happend to mine that is the same age......battery replaced under the 2 yr battery warranty. BMW just can't seem to get a dependable battery supplier.
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,618
Posted By myblubeemer
Reg Guard

Rick....just got your Reg Guard for the 800 and installed it in a few minutes. LOOKS GREAT and GREAT FIT! Keep up the good work!!

jwat
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