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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,598
Posted By dad2bike
EDIT- Yeah you are right. The stack on the...

EDIT- Yeah you are right.

The stack on the white paper towels is 2003 EXC. These were previously reworked many years ago by Pro Circuit.

The stack on the blue shop towels is for the 2690R...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,598
Posted By dad2bike
Both forks were the same. Yes on the stacks. If...

Both forks were the same. Yes on the stacks. If you follow these pic links you'll see what the setup is on my exc forks too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,598
Posted By dad2bike
Here's the inners of my 2009 690R before I did...

Here's the inners of my 2009 690R before I did any changing around. This should be a good place for you to start.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/dad2bike/Ginger/P2180097_zpsa82829d6.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I bought one of those moose wrenches. I couldn't...

I bought one of those moose wrenches. I couldn't get it to work for me. I've had the best luck using a harbor freight pry bar. I put some strips of Velcro felt on the frame tubes to rest against....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Swing by Las Vegas. There's a bunch of 690...

Swing by Las Vegas. There's a bunch of 690 people here. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Keep looking. It's there.

Keep looking. It's there.
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,869
Posted By dad2bike
Oh, dimmer. Hmm

Oh, dimmer. Hmm
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,869
Posted By dad2bike
The Baja design switch kit works great for this.

The Baja design switch kit works great for this.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 7,048,107
Posted By dad2bike
We have twin del sol. Both samba green. Her...

We have twin del sol. Both samba green. Her plates... yup MOMZSOL. Lol
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,869
Posted By dad2bike
You can use the 690 dual kit. Just buy a mask for...

You can use the 690 dual kit. Just buy a mask for $35 more.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 7,048,107
Posted By dad2bike
Just found this wonderful thread. :D Here's...

Just found this wonderful thread. :D

Here's my lovely bride of 32 years.

This was Valentines Day dinner. Bike Night at Cycle Gear. :clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Last I heard a guy from here in Vegas is picking...

Last I heard a guy from here in Vegas is picking it up this weekend. I can't wait to see it in person.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I spent the last couple days doing some trickery...

I spent the last couple days doing some trickery to Ginger in garage.

After a few rides the new style air filter is doing well.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I'm not sure we can be of any help with your 10...

I'm not sure we can be of any help with your 10 thumbs issue. :rofl

Sorry.

There is something you are missing in this process. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
From the pic it looks like you have the white...

From the pic it looks like you have the white plastic stuck in the circlip groove keeping it from seating.
I just did this task on my 950A with the same Master. It was a quick task. :D

Tip- Push...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,980
Posted By dad2bike
Thanks! :freaky

Thanks! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,980
Posted By dad2bike
Glad to hear. I'm planning on doing my valve...

Glad to hear. I'm planning on doing my valve check this weekend.
Really really really need the Noah link. :deal
Thanks! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Something to look at on mine. :huh Oh wait. ...

Something to look at on mine. :huh

Oh wait. I don't have the fairings. No clips. Whew.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Well safari sticker sure is staying around. Lol

Well safari sticker sure is staying around. Lol
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Along this discussion... Anybody found stickers...

Along this discussion...
Anybody found stickers that work on the Safari Tank? My tank looks like it has lines that are for some kind of sticker. It sure looks bland without something up there.

...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 149,418
Posted By dad2bike
That's my boy!! :clap

That's my boy!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I guess you could. Why would you? I thought the...

I guess you could. Why would you? I thought the idea was to dump all the extra crap that can cause issues. Even disabled it still can cause issues by hoses etc.


All my stuff is gone with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Yes. That's what I have loaded.

Yes. That's what I have loaded.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,611
Posted By dad2bike
Imho you should spit until you have it all in...

Imho you should spit until you have it all in your possession. Then you can see and measure. My experience with this kind of stuff is what works for one math not work for another.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,611
Posted By dad2bike
I think you may be wrong on the bolts. I recall...

I think you may be wrong on the bolts. I recall 2 lengths.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
The 2011 will be taller than the 2014. If that is...

The 2011 will be taller than the 2014. If that is a big issue to you then I would suggest the 2014 for what you are doing.

Good points about the 2011- Plenty of farkles, mods available to make...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,611
Posted By dad2bike
I'll take some pics later. The rear rack will...

I'll take some pics later.
The rear rack will not bolt up flush with the side racks. So There are 2 spacers. One to the tank and 1 between the racks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I had to check to be sure which thread I was in...

I had to check to be sure which thread I was in after that comment. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,611
Posted By dad2bike
D'oh I just new that was gonna be your next...

D'oh I just new that was gonna be your next question. I used 1 inch spacers. For bolts I used ones leftover from another rack. I'll have to measure them.
I'm in the middle of painting my living...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,309
Posted By dad2bike
Very nice!:clap My butt is hurting just...

Very nice!:clap

My butt is hurting just thinking about that ride on my 690. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,611
Posted By dad2bike
I had to install spacers and longer bolts.

I had to install spacers and longer bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Has anybody looked at the possibility of doing a...

Has anybody looked at the possibility of doing a Frankenstein trans with gears from other KTM gear boxes?
I know the RFS bikes can be played with. Any others compatible with the 690?
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Yeah that's up in the area over $4000 even doing...

Yeah that's up in the area over $4000 even doing the work myself. :eek1
Too rich for my blood. Maybe just go up to 16/45 gearing for the majority of riding I do.

Hmmm, $30 vs $4000. Simple math...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Is that looking like about $3000 to do the job?...

Is that looking like about $3000 to do the job? gearset, then all the gaskets needed etc.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
I like Green Ham and Eggs. Low carb ya know.

I like Green Ham and Eggs.
Low carb ya know.
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,869
Posted By dad2bike
I have been giving Chris fits for the last 2...

I have been giving Chris fits for the last 2 weeks. He's a great guy that quickly and proactively took care of the comedy of errors we dealt with. Ours was not your normal run of the mill order....
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Last night my son noticed my rear brake pads are...

Last night my son noticed my rear brake pads are wearing uneven. The outer pad was half the thickness of the inner pad. I guess it's time for some maintenance.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
Are you using a high temp fluid? I run 5.1 and...

Are you using a high temp fluid? I run 5.1 and have no problems. I have had those issues back with the normal 3.5-4.0 that the PO had in the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,929,643
Posted By dad2bike
We are looking at making a lexan rock shield for...

We are looking at making a lexan rock shield for the front these, It should be much easier than with the stock curved light.
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