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Old 10-03-2012, 11:42 PM   #5701
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Punch and hammer will do the job (from the wheelside).


Don't forget to remove the spring-clip first
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:55 PM   #5702
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Hi guys,

I'm just after a quick bit of information, hopefully someone can sort me out. I need to know the interior diameter of the radiator hoses on the x-ch in order to install a temp gauge, does anyone know it or have a spare hose laying around they could measure?

Cheers!
22mm

If you track down a temp gauge please log the details. I want to keep an eye on mine as I have recently fitted a larger radiator without the stat.
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:13 PM   #5703
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what about fitting the trail tech . i think they have a temp sensor in a 22mm fitting
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:04 PM   #5704
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22mm

If you track down a temp gauge please log the details. I want to keep an eye on mine as I have recently fitted a larger radiator without the stat.
Thanks for that!

I was going to try out the Trail Tech gauge I'll let you know how it goes.
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:43 PM   #5705
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Brake caliper pin removal

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Punch and hammer will do the job (from the wheelside).


Don't forget to remove the spring-clip first

Thanks Erik. I'll give it a whirl tonight.
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:54 AM   #5706
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I might be an XChallenge owner in the near future!

As long as it passes muster when I go see it. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:55 AM   #5707
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This weekend was filled with some great stupidity. Out by a buddy's house of mine there is a lot of random ass land that is just open. Most of the dirt is actually clay, so winter will suck there, but at this time of year it looks like giant pieces of gravel, but falls apart right when you get to it. We decided that it would be a good idea to cross a few of these fields. The xchallenge did not mind plowing through this crap at 30 mph or so, and I did not leave the bike unintentionally... so all in all I'm impressed that the bike made up for my lack of skill. maybe next time we will get some pictures of this stupidity! Looking forward to a real ride next weekend.
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:27 PM   #5708
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Got the MSR bottle conversion working -- some notes

Thx @Flo_Evans for the tutorial on how to do this; I just did it!

A few notes for anyone who's going to try it:

  1. You don't need to take the big hose off the servo -- that entire assembly will go away, so you can keep it connected.
  2. To access the place where you put the vacuum cap on, you'll have to take off the left-side panel.
  3. The MSR bottle I used is 30 oz (about one liter). One of the clamps isn't quite big enough for it (the other one fits fine). So I'll have to get a larger bolt for one clamp.
That's it, good luck! Here's an "after" pic:






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Old 01-28-2013, 08:46 AM   #5709
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checking in...

hey all,

my g650x (moto), in the Northeast FL area. Maybe somebody here owned it at one time...

anyways, it seems to have had some upgrades done to it prior to my ownership.

-Protaper bars
-Cycra Hand Guards
-Sliders on fork and rear arm
-Bike painted was Oxford White
-Husky/KTM rear sproket replacement?



nice to be here...! I wish I could convert the bike to look x-country, that is more my style aesthetically speaking...

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Old 01-28-2013, 01:41 PM   #5710
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Nice bike Shaggin

I can't help you with your specific questions, as I just got my Xmoto very recently too.

Fitted some TKC80s to it as an experiment:

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:52 PM   #5711
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bikes look great! droido and xaman!

ah, my rear emblem fell off today. anyone by chance know the MM size on that one?
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:28 PM   #5712
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Lowering foot pegs on an XChallenge?

hello,


has anyone ever seen brackets that lower the foot pegs for XChallenge? something like 2 or 3" closer to the ground?


thanks
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:47 AM   #5713
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Rally Raid UK Tanks

Hey guys

Rally Raid in the UK have just produced some new front tanks for the KTM 690. Since the TT long range tank is disgusting I am thinking of 'making' the KTM tanks fit.

Has anybody welded to the frame on the X ? Thought I might weld on some threaded inserts to the frame to mount the tanks.

Possible????

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Old 01-30-2013, 05:32 PM   #5714
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Hey guys

Rally Raid in the UK have just produced some new front tanks for the KTM 690. Since the TT long range tank is disgusting I am thinking of 'making' the KTM tanks fit.

Has anybody welded to the frame on the X ? Thought I might weld on some threaded inserts to the frame to mount the tanks.

Possible????

Callum
Im not shure but I have an impression gathered by adjusting valve clearance at g650x and my friends 690EnduroR and it can happened that bmw is wider than ktm and it can cause that RR tank will not fit frame anyway ....
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:52 PM   #5715
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TransICELAND 2012 - our 2 weeks long trip tp Iceland - short teaser ...still w8ting for remaining source video from my 2 friends
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