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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:20 AM
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Posted By Toors
Yip substantial difference.. 2009 there...

Yip substantial difference..

2009 there were 2 models R and standard Adventure (R had longer suspension travel) bike was 650 CC - the 2014 model has a widely revised engine (twin spark and ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22,351
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Posted By Toors
To clarify, my: + 2014 690 = mineral oil +...

To clarify, my:
+ 2014 690 = mineral oil
+ 2014 1190 = mineral oil
+ 2014 350 XCF-W = brake fluid
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Toors
ditto

ditto
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Toors
On my 1190 I run these on road (serious off-road...

On my 1190 I run these on road (serious off-road I run Mitas E-10/E-09 combo) and they are superb tyres on the tarmac - for good (no mud or thick sand) gravel roads they are surprisingly good.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-31-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 589,602
Posted By Toors
noooo that looks like a pug (small dog that ran...

noooo that looks like a pug (small dog that ran into a wall)- or a XT 660
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-31-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
Easy solve - the brackets on the 1190 can be...

Easy solve - the brackets on the 1190 can be reversed dropping the height a little. then you can either buy the KTM OEM footpegs (which also mount lower) or some of the Pro Moto billet ones which...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Toors
Personally I do not worry about it - use what is...

Personally I do not worry about it - use what is available (concentrate on quality of fuel rather on Octane) - and what will happen happens. The measure I would take is not to ride bike to hard...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Toors
it really does depend on the length of the trip...

it really does depend on the length of the trip and where I am going to go. older 690's had specific issues (know your bike and model and what is its normal issues - fuel pumps being one of them.)
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Toors
Octone could be a problem - will bike run...

Octone could be a problem - will bike run hotter/colder than wanted but not the major concern (ride bike well within its rev ranges) or get a 2014 with bad fuel/off-road dongle.

A bigger problem...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,715
Posted By Toors
Glad you are enjoying it:evil

Glad you are enjoying it:evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-23-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,103
Posted By Toors
Nice (will take about 6 months before it gets to...

Nice (will take about 6 months before it gets to this side of the world)

I see come with anti vibe mount as well? Price?

What is the minimum that height the handlebar is lifted?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,103
Posted By Toors
I am more of an off-road rider - only managed to...

I am more of an off-road rider - only managed to scrape my toes once or twice - but never the footpegs on tar...:wink:

there is a high and low mounting option so maybe just mount high?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-22-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,103
Posted By Toors
These really are top quality - the size makes it...

These really are top quality - the size makes it possible to stand for hours - very rugged. Also you have 3 choices of cleats (moderate to extreme grips)

A (cheaper) option is the KTM OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,097
Posted By Toors
I own both... a 350 instead of a 690??? No real...

I own both... a 350 instead of a 690??? No real comparison...

What do you want to do with the bike?

A 350 (even the EXC) is a hardcore enduro plastic bike - it is made to ride tight single...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 28,448
Posted By Toors
Which fairing kit/tanks are those ???

Which fairing kit/tanks are those ???
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,715
Posted By Toors
dumb...:evil a 690 is like is a thorough bred...

dumb...:evil a 690 is like is a thorough bred racehorse and a KLR is an old plow horse :wink: but I suppose some people like slow, old and utterly compliant...:wink:
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By Toors
yea have done it - substantially better for the...

yea have done it - substantially better for the off-road stuff. Would rather go 3 teeth larger in the rear than 1 teeth smaller in the front (again) gives a little more space for the chain to run.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,715
Posted By Toors
Wrong expectations - they think they buy an...

Wrong expectations - they think they buy an adventure bike and get a manic enduro type bike - it is huge fun, but with little practical application. It makes a bad tourer (wind, vibration etc...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-29-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By Toors
you'll have to buy a spark plug wrench - and the...

you'll have to buy a spark plug wrench - and the machine has 4 spark plugs (two different types)....

http://www.ktmtwins.com/cj-designs-ktm-lc8-spark-plug-wrench

the wire is a helmet cable...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,746,478
Posted By Toors
do you get a FI flash code?

do you get a FI flash code?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-26-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 250,975
Posted By Toors
Had this issue, apparently there are some gunk...

Had this issue, apparently there are some gunk that forms up in the rear brake reservoir and pipe. this blocks a breather hole (???) and then creates a vacuum and then the rear brake, brakes ever so...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,103
Posted By Toors
Hey The inspiration for the design is...

Hey

The inspiration for the design is actually from this flag:

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a597/Toors1/PretoriusFlag_zpsaede0a8b.gif

This flag was one of the flags of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,746,478
Posted By Toors
what tyres are you using?

what tyres are you using?
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,746,478
Posted By Toors
Pressure really depend on bike, tyres, speed and...

Pressure really depend on bike, tyres, speed and terrain and personal; preference . I.e the highest I'll run my 350 is 1.1 but that will be the lowest I go for on the 690. On the 1190 with Mitas E-09...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,746,478
Posted By Toors
front will always be a little loose in thick sand...

front will always be a little loose in thick sand ... but it does not really matter.... as long as you have momentum and can get on top of the sand you should still be able to steer (mostly with your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22,351
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Posted By Toors
tyre pressures to high - you'll find that the 350...

tyre pressures to high - you'll find that the 350 was running pressure of about 1-0.8 bar and you were closer to 2 bar or higher- it really makes a difference...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 250,975
Posted By Toors
yea: that one:evil

yea: that one:evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-23-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 250,975
Posted By Toors
Bike is going into limp mode - this is most...

Bike is going into limp mode - this is most likely due to a dirty fuel filter - they clog up quite quick - some of the tank's, on the inside, linings are coming loose and are exasperating the issue.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
very nice - how much packing space below that?

very nice - how much packing space below that?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
I get around 37mpg (us) 45mpg(UK) - I don't think...

I get around 37mpg (us) 45mpg(UK) - I don't think you are going to get much more than this for normal type riding. 30 does seem pretty high...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
240 on an 1190 on the Dirt

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9dRAfWML9-o?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dRAfWML9-o
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
I have Rumbux fitted - I have never had this - it...

I have Rumbux fitted - I have never had this - it is actually a very close and neat fit... just can't see how you are going to do this
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 603,341
Posted By Toors
two ways to mount Pivot pegs one high or low -...

two ways to mount Pivot pegs one high or low - your choice just depend on which way you insert the metal sleeve.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,746,478
Posted By Toors
Please let us know what the handling is like - I...

Please let us know what the handling is like - I had a chat to one of the guys that helped develop the original 690 and he said the choice was made to go 250 because at 300 there was some instability...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,413
Posted By Toors
probably the best solution I have seen yet ...

probably the best solution I have seen yet

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23511587&postcount=15
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 420,133
Posted By Toors
Major stuff up this - no air bleeder screws - ...

Major stuff up this - no air bleeder screws - wtf??:huh:cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5,130
Views: 831,840
Posted By Toors
what you couldn't get to 300... what a...

what you couldn't get to 300... what a shame...:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 227,633
Posted By Toors
Totally modified pipe - Cat removed and ZX10/14...

Totally modified pipe - Cat removed and ZX10/14 slip on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-17-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By Toors
Yea, other than getting to that bloody air...

Yea, other than getting to that bloody air filter?
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 227,633
Posted By Toors
My local dealer has already started playing...

My local dealer has already started playing around with the pipe: it sounds insane and apparently up on power in the dyno:
...
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