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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:48 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
+1 The 1190RC8 thermostat opens at 88dgC and...

+1
The 1190RC8 thermostat opens at 88dgC and it's a direct fit.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 01:39 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Don't get me wrong. I'm not trying to say that...

Don't get me wrong. I'm not trying to say that the trellis frame is a bad concept for rally, enduro or adventure bikes. Like you said the history shows it.
What I'm saying is that IF the planets...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,134
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Posted By mrwwwhite
It's F5 :freaky

It's F5 :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By mrwwwhite
To bad you have issues with your RFR but as you...

To bad you have issues with your RFR but as you describe it (the 690 E compatibility) it's easy to solve them. If you rebuild the engine would be nice to make a write up (especially with the 690E...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,271
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Posted By mrwwwhite
I will just stop with the off topic as this is a...

I will just stop with the off topic as this is a CCM 450 thread but the rocker problem IS a common one to all years.
Is not related only to first years on production. Just go on wunderfest and ask...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Rocker arm bearing failure is a common 690...

Rocker arm bearing failure is a common 690 problem. There are different year batches of rocker arms with different failure interval. Mine failed at 27k for example but others failed at 3k.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
The rocker arm problem is just crazy IMHO too.

The rocker arm problem is just crazy IMHO too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Can you be more specific?

Can you be more specific?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
If you research a bit you'll find the KTM PR...

If you research a bit you'll find the KTM PR release. Actually it make sense.
Just look at the head steering angle (very tared oriented) and the weight of the 390 Duke. Who would buy a bike as heavy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By mrwwwhite
Thanks guys! Cheers Lukas! It's hard...

Thanks guys!



Cheers Lukas!
It's hard to say :) After one year I just rediscovered this bike and I'm enjoying it again. I cannot compare cause I don't have a reference anymore. Like I said...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Glad you've enjoyed it.

Glad you've enjoyed it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
I'm sure this frame should take a lot more than I...

I'm sure this frame should take a lot more than I could have thrown at it in my central Asian ride. To be honest I suspect a factory issue (the chances are very slim but I could have been the unlucky...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:45 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Thanks, an extra hand always helps.

Thanks, an extra hand always helps.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:42 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
So why don't you take a 690 adventurise it a bit...

So why don't you take a 690 adventurise it a bit and have a blast?
It's already here for 6 years now so all the glitches are known now. It has a very performant and tunable suspension an plenty of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Unfortunately not quite. The hose between the...

Unfortunately not quite. The hose between the safari tank and the rear OEM tank has a very small flow so by the time you finished getting your safari tank full only a very small amount if fuel will...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
99% if not 100% if bikes have the VIN engraved...

99% if not 100% if bikes have the VIN engraved (don't know if it's the right word but you get the point) on the steering head. Even with safari tank you should be able to see it if you turn the hb to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By mrwwwhite
Like I said 08-11 can use the EXC parts but the...

Like I said 08-11 can use the EXC parts but the 12-13 have slightly different forks so your option is to take the RRUK kit. To be honest I recon is a length related thing and the only difference is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:37 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Nope you'll be fine. The relative map is just for...

Nope you'll be fine. The relative map is just for the throttle curve.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:36 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/technical-how-tos/43160-...

http://www.ktmforum.co.uk/technical-how-tos/43160-how-make-690-map-switch-selector.html
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:34 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
http://supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?83107-69...

http://supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?83107-690-SMC-Kick-Stand-Removal

;)
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 251,842
Posted By mrwwwhite
Hey dude! The event took place in the first...

Hey dude! The event took place in the first weekend of October and it was a short one. Normally the Transcarpatic Rally it's a week long event with more than 1500km of stages, it crosses the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 01:52 AM
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Views: 1,481
Posted By mrwwwhite
There you go: ...

There you go:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685657&page=11




Cheers Gen,
No connectors were changed except for the ones I got rid of: SAS Valve and US Canister. I also...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 251,842
Posted By mrwwwhite
Indomie is like national treasure in Nigeria man,...

Indomie is like national treasure in Nigeria man, there's no household pantry without, even if the corner where the food is stashed could hardly be called a pantry. So much, that in Cameroon and the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By mrwwwhite
Let me just search for the exact post in the 690...

Let me just search for the exact post in the 690 and TuneEcu thread.
You just make 2 holes on each side of the snorkel. Optionally you can put some hoses pointing backwards or down if you are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
The dongle is just a 2,2k ohm resistor so I don't...

The dongle is just a 2,2k ohm resistor so I don't think they can fail that easily.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 06:21 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Not sure! I suspect a factory issue or a rather...

Not sure! I suspect a factory issue or a rather big hit from the previous owner (most likely a Tarmac spill). I rode the bike with that hairy crack all Central Asia but I rode it particularly hard on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:53 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Hi all, after riding a '09 KTM 690 Enduro R for...

Hi all, after riding a '09 KTM 690 Enduro R for more than 25k throughout Central Asia, my frame fractured badly in Tynda, the mid point of BAM road (Baikal Amur Mainline).

One year later I managed...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 251,842
Posted By mrwwwhite
Hey guys we've been a bit offline lately but the...

Hey guys we've been a bit offline lately but the good news is I managed to rebuild my awesome 690!
Speaking of Sibirsky Extreme the video below covers the beginning of my troubles in Siberia and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,506
Posted By mrwwwhite
Hey guys just finished a "short" video montage...

Hey guys just finished a "short" video montage with my 690 rebuild after my frame fracture last year in Siberia. It covers also the suspension upgrade to 300mm front and 293 rear and other mods that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By mrwwwhite
KTM 690 Adventure (re)build

Hi, after riding a '09 KTM 690 Enduro R for more than 25k throughout Central Asia, my frame fractured badly in Tynda, the mid point of BAM road (Baikal Amur Mainline).

One year later I managed to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By mrwwwhite
I'm in. Just finished rebuilding my 690 also...

I'm in. Just finished rebuilding my 690 also (frame fracture) and plan to make a new thread with it.
Good luck with the rebuild.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

Like I said. My shaft was 100% mounted correctly (flat surface up) and still had bearing failure. It s true that if mounted wrong this could destroy the bearings quite fast but the 690 rocker arm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
To be honest I never pay much attention to fuel...

To be honest I never pay much attention to fuel consumption. AMA's map is a nice balance between tamed low revs and partial throttle openings and grunt when you rip it. I was using 100% map in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
I was planning the same but after I loaded AMa's...

I was planning the same but after I loaded AMa's RPM relative map I doubt I will ever change the maps while riding or actually change the map at all.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:01 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
The dimple is available only for EXC models. I...

The dimple is available only for EXC models.
I rode mine for 25k and although I checked the valves clearance few times I never touched the shaft as the clearance was in the recommended values. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
You mean this one: 76238048000? Thanks for...

You mean this one: 76238048000?
Thanks for mention it. Like I said in my post I have this project for the winter otherwise instead of the doodled lines I would have posted a photo with the real...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 02:40 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
I'm using EXC lever without clutch activator...

I'm using EXC lever without clutch activator switch and can report no abnormal issues. It even starts in gear ;)
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18,923
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Then find a reseller like J suggested and ask...

Then find a reseller like J suggested and ask them to ship via DHL UPS. 1nov it's too close for China ordering.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18,923
Views: 2,092,880
Posted By mrwwwhite
Then it's easy ;) Just test something like this...

Then it's easy ;)
Just test something like this and let us know how it works....
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