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Old 11-10-2012, 07:07 PM   #6826
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Biggus the rivits were $2 each and the caps were $48 each in oz if you get them make sure you get the cover strap i didn't and the strap does not meet up at rhe bottom but easy install otherwise even came with rubber bungs to seal the hole to undo the silincer inserts int he carbon cap.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:54 PM   #6827
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Biggus the rivits were $2 each and the caps were $48 each in oz if you get them make sure you get the cover strap i didn't and the strap does not meet up at rhe bottom but easy install otherwise even came with rubber bungs to seal the hole to undo the silincer inserts int he carbon cap.
Thanks for the tips and pricing.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:32 AM   #6828
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-Rally Raid fairing. Same noise, but looks a bit cooler



-Gerbing Hybride heated gloves: works well



...and then, I took her for a spin around the house

My to-do's for today....
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:09 AM   #6829
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-Rally Raid fairing. Same noise, but looks a bit cooler



-Gerbing Hybride heated gloves: works well


...and then, I took her for a spin around the house

My to-do's for today....
Wich year of the adventure have that color? Seems like some have a more faded orange color.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:24 AM   #6830
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Wich year of the adventure have that color? Seems like some have a more faded orange color.
model 2011. There is a small difference between the orange of the fairing and the bike.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:51 AM   #6831
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Installed a CJ Design oil drain line and while I had the left side tank off decided I better replace the fuel filters. The KTM tech at the rally suggested they be replaced once a year. Ordered the replacement o-rings and filters from CJ as well.



Big thanks to everyone whom has contributed to the H.O.W. It really helped to read through the fuel pump stuff. Saved me some time having seen photos and what to expect once I took the pump out.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:33 AM   #6832
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Wich year of the adventure have that color? Seems like some have a more faded orange color.
2009 onwards models (the ones with a spiders web kinda thing on the tank) have brighter paint on the tanks. Earlier ones have bright magnetic paint on the panels in front, but dull looking orange tanks by comparison.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:10 PM   #6833
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Installed a CJ Design oil drain line and while I had the left side tank off decided I better replace the fuel filters. The KTM tech at the rally suggested they be replaced once a year. Ordered the replacement o-rings and filters from CJ as well.
Ditto; CJ's fuel filter kit and oil drain hose.
Tyler (KTM tech at Rally) stated something similar, aka replace the fuel pump filters every 20Km. I had just crossed 20KM on my 2011 during the Rally, and actually had the bike bog while blasting through the Deschutes forest on one of the loops. Stopped, pulled the air filter, which was surprisingly clean, and then Paul Krause cracked the throttle wide open which seems to help, hence we thought it might be the fuel filter, as the bike wouldn't bog if easy on the throttle.

Upon return to rally base camp, (after consorting with a number of experienced folk - some who recommended doing so, and others who didnt unless I had a spare o-ring) I pulled the tank off and pump out in front of the KTM semi, and lo and behold the sock filter was black and clogged. I cleaned the filter as best I could, with some carb cleaner and compressed air, as I had to get 800KM home the next day, and no one had the filters in stock.

Moral of story:
- replace fuel pump filters (both of em) every 20Km (the paper filter was falling apart) or sooner.
- dont bother cleaning the sock filter, its not meant to let anything out, but to trap the gunk in.
- dont pull fuel pump without spare o-ring, as its known to tear (I was lucky, mine didnt).
- get CJ's fuel pump filter kit, as its got all the goodness, and supposedly better sock filters
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:03 PM   #6834
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Removed the dings in my front wheel with "the press"





And added some range to my Scottoiler.

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Old 11-12-2012, 07:53 AM   #6835
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:55 AM   #6836
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Removed the dings in my front wheel with "the press"





And added some range to my Scottoiler.
Holy crap,now THAT'S a tool!

Like killin flies with a sledgehammer!

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Old 11-12-2012, 08:12 AM   #6837
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Removed the dings in my front wheel with "the press"





I hope the rim didn't cause any damage to the press !!
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:47 AM   #6838
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:32 AM   #6839
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Installed a CJ Design oil drain line and while I had the left side tank off decided I better replace the fuel filters. The KTM tech at the rally suggested they be replaced once a year. Ordered the replacement o-rings and filters from CJ as well.



Big thanks to everyone whom has contributed to the H.O.W. It really helped to read through the fuel pump stuff. Saved me some time having seen photos and what to expect once I took the pump out.
As a follow up.
I was going to dry out the paper filter and use it as an emergency backup but this morning I checked to see if it had dried out and when I picked it up it fell apart. The metal end caps fell off to expose the material under them. That material is basically been eaten away by the fuel and a chunk of it was laying inside the filter. Really glad I'm replacing this filter!
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:45 PM   #6840
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As a follow up.
I was going to dry out the paper filter and use it as an emergency backup but this morning I checked to see if it had dried out and when I picked it up it fell apart. The metal end caps fell off to expose the material under them. That material is basically been eaten away by the fuel and a chunk of it was laying inside the filter. Really glad I'm replacing this filter!
Nice good insurance.
Need a new o-ring before you put it back into the tank?
I have several.
Sometimes they swell up and dont got back in easily without leaking.

PM me if you need one... or three.
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