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Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By Seth S
At 6'3" and 210 lbs this is reference on a 690....

At 6'3" and 210 lbs this is reference on a 690. :D

http://crazyswede.smugmug.com/Sports/2011-Australasian-Safari-Rally/i-Fd9Mts2/0/L/AAS11_260911sa104-L.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By Seth S
There is nothing wrong with the EFI as long as...

There is nothing wrong with the EFI as long as you can service the fuel pump without having to dump the fuel tank, and as long as the wiring harness is of decent quality. The pumps used in the Bergs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,244
Views: 922,510
Posted By Seth S
If the fuel system is all stock there is an...

If the fuel system is all stock there is an inline filter located in the tank. This is the same exact setup as the KTM 690 with slightly shorter fuel lines in the tank.


You can pull the quick...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,244
Views: 922,510
Posted By Seth S
Had you had it apart before your latest ride or...

Had you had it apart before your latest ride or have you ridden full rides with it as it is?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Anything special about the rfr wheel?

Anything special about the rfr wheel?
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 456,634
Posted By Seth S
Oh hey...look at that. Like minds...or too much...

Oh hey...look at that. Like minds...or too much thread skimming :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
The tabs on the clutch fiber plates are guided by...

The tabs on the clutch fiber plates are guided by the slots in the side of the clutch basket. These tabs can have rough spots or a bur that prevents the plate from sliding smoothly. This can bind the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
replying from page 1327 as a test. My work...

replying from page 1327 as a test. My work browser indicates all pages onward are blocked due to antivirus. Damn you work? How am I supposed to keep up with 690's. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
[QUOTE=incudie;25983104]Regarding bleeding, will...

[QUOTE=incudie;25983104]Regarding bleeding, will do. Pretty sure I got the air out but I'll give it another go to be sure.

Unfortunately I can't get it out of neutral before it stalls (thus can't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
I own one of the first 08's to hit the USA and...

I own one of the first 08's to hit the USA and that engine has about 16000km...much of it high revs and racing with no sign of failure yet.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Having never seen actual data on failure rates...

Having never seen actual data on failure rates and only having anecdotal observations of forum member experiences I would say my statement is right on target. It would be nice to know more...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,795
Posted By Seth S
The letter is actually there to warn people...

The letter is actually there to warn people approaching that the town is "Special"...along the same lines of the Scarlett letter.
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
Sweet...Dakar...so what did I miss :rofl

Sweet...Dakar...so what did I miss :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 456,634
Posted By Seth S
Circuit breakers might be another good option in...

Circuit breakers might be another good option in place of fuses....the advantage being that the breaker trips and can be reset and there is no fuse to replace. One less thing to carry spares of....
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
somewhere between 5000 km and 150,000 km

somewhere between 5000 km and 150,000 km
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 456,634
Posted By Seth S
I have bought a lot of spooled wire from Waytek.

I have bought a lot of spooled wire from Waytek.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Thread files are hard to use on tapped holes

Thread files are hard to use on tapped holes
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 196,822
Posted By Seth S
Check in with Paul over at Highwaydirtbikes. He...

Check in with Paul over at Highwaydirtbikes. He might be willing to work with you on your project.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Get a tap and run it through the hole.

Get a tap and run it through the hole.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
USA bikes 08 - 10 didn't have it...not sure about...

USA bikes 08 - 10 didn't have it...not sure about newer
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
you can run a 640 Adventure rear wheel on the 690...

you can run a 640 Adventure rear wheel on the 690 with the RR spacer. I have one on my bike right now and it works great. Keep an eye on ebay and you might find a deal on a used wheel. The nice...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
My 08 ran fine with the FMF Q4 and foam airfilter...

My 08 ran fine with the FMF Q4 and foam airfilter on the stock map
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Seth S
there were motos, quads, and side by sides last...

there were motos, quads, and side by sides last time iirc.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Ultralight wheels on anything will aid in...

Ultralight wheels on anything will aid in suspension...but will also aid in acceleration as you will have less mass to spin....obviously more noticeable the lighter the vehicle itself is...ie truck...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
Low fender fail ...

Low fender fail

http://crazyswede.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Summer-2005-Transamtrail-43/i-2BdPjMn/0/L/100_0276-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 33,914
Posted By Seth S
Fun Fun ...

Fun Fun

http://crazyswede.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Summer-2005-Transamtrail-43/i-dKgWsCN/0/L/100_0277-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
It will be interesting to see how your various...

It will be interesting to see how your various speed ranges get affected by the reduced volume airbox.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6,244
Views: 922,510
Posted By Seth S
I think Somedude owns a BMW dealer :lol3

I think Somedude owns a BMW dealer :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,249
Posted By Seth S
Most events require an odo, a route book, and...

Most events require an odo, a route book, and some a gps. None of this is particularly complex or difficult to install equipment. There are many Odo's to choose from but the ICO's have a good track...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
There should be a climate controlled tent with a...

There should be a climate controlled tent with a feather bed each night in the bivouac for all competitors. Before bed there should be a hot bath and full massage followed by harps and poetry...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
Hans are not all that comfortable but they do...

Hans are not all that comfortable but they do work.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
No neck protection

No neck protection
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
Yes...I had to use my human brain goo for a...

Yes...I had to use my human brain goo for a moment but then I chided myself for being an idiot. Afterall...the point of suspension is to keep the wheels in contact with the ground.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20,674
Views: 2,432,134
Posted By Seth S
2 pounds to unsuspended weight? Guess I dont...

2 pounds to unsuspended weight? Guess I dont understand that one ...not saying its wrong just dont get it. You could change tires and gain or lose 2 lbs. I could see it robbing engine power.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Seth S
Some of these smaller events are setup so all you...

Some of these smaller events are setup so all you really need is a roadbook, gps, and odometer and dont event need long range gas tanks. So your woods bike gets a few basic pieces of nav gear and...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Seth S
http://www.rallye-breslau.com/ 2 Rally...

http://www.rallye-breslau.com/

2 Rally Breslau Events:

Breslau Poland June 27 - july 4 2015: Bike entry = 900 Euros for early, 1100 for late


Balkan offroad rally september 19 - september...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
I have experience HypOthermia which was a silly...

I have experience HypOthermia which was a silly story in itself but one I learned a lot from. Have experienced some degree of heat exhaustion as well and was able to hop into an air conditioned RV...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,244
Views: 922,510
Posted By Seth S
Yes, should be the two offsets.

Yes, should be the two offsets.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,253
Views: 787,436
Posted By Seth S
I don't think there is a rule...they are both...

I don't think there is a rule...they are both competitors and this does nothing to make them more competitive.


Rallying in the USA allows the driver and codriver to switch seats during a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,244
Views: 922,510
Posted By Seth S
I recently put an 8.8 spring in the rear and...

I recently put an 8.8 spring in the rear and added several clicks of rebound damping to the rear shock. I was running a rear safari tank and with my weight and extra fuel the spring felt great and...
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