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Old 02-12-2013, 09:32 PM   #4060
Sol Erzenberg
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Location: Adelaide - North East.
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Originally Posted by Hrspwr Hero View Post
So my 690 is up for its 7500km service. So I pulled it apart to do valve clearance and other maintenance only to be presented with this. Wtf??? This bike gets pampered with oil changes etc. It would not have gone another 500-1000km before a full blown melt down. Not to mention the pitted cam. Off to see if ktm will foot the bill even though its outta warranty. You can't tell me this is acceptable. What if you we're half way thru a 5000km ride?? Kaboom

Not good at all..

I have never heard of that happening to any other 690's, hopefully KTM help you out with this.
2009 KTM 690 R
"Thats A Sweet Noise You Got There Man, I Had You Picked Clear Across The Mallee"
2006 KTM 625 SXC
2005 Honda XR400R.
1998 Yamaha DT200.
1981 Maico 490M.
1979 Honda CR125R Elsinore.
1978 Suzuki RM 100.

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