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Old 06-11-2014, 07:22 AM   #1
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Shorty hand control levers ktm 990r

Who stocks some nice shorty levers for the 2012 KTM 990R? Looking for both brake and clutch
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:31 AM   #2
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FP Racing makes some really nice one's but they are a bit spendy. Their short lever is only a .5" shorter though.

http://www.ktmtwins.com/fp-racing-kt...port-lever-set

I'm sure there are others.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:46 AM   #3
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Shorty Clutch / Brake Levers

Thanks for the post, I've been wondering the same thing myself. I saw a 990 Adv R that had these on them and they looked really nice:

Midwest Mountain Engineering
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:47 AM   #4
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Sadly, they don't make a brake lever.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:57 AM   #5
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hack saw and a file?
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:58 AM   #6
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Old 06-11-2014, 08:25 AM   #7
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prob would do that if the bike was older
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Old 06-11-2014, 08:39 AM   #8
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what's a stock lever cost? mark the length you want, remove them and stick in a vise. cut off with a hacksaw and shape with a file. if you muck it up order a new one and you're good to go.
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what's a stock lever cost? mark the length you want, remove them and stick in a vise. cut off with a hacksaw and shape with a file. if you muck it up order a new one and you're good to go.
Ain't the same thing.

MME changes the pivot point, changing the way the lever actually works.

Have you used one? It just ain't the same- trust me. One of the first things I order for a new bike.
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Old 06-11-2014, 09:59 AM   #10
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what's a stock lever cost? mark the length you want, remove them and stick in a vise. cut off with a hacksaw and shape with a file. if you muck it up order a new one and you're good to go.
It's not that cutting the stock one is hard, it's that perhaps he wants it to look/work better than that.
Shorty levers for my dual sport are only $9 each. They look factory, but are an inch shorter. I would buy a similar set for my KTM in a heartbeat if they existed.
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Old 06-11-2014, 10:25 AM   #11
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Ain't the same thing.

MME changes the pivot point, changing the way the lever actually works.

Have you used one? It just ain't the same- trust me. One of the first things I order for a new bike.

I've just had bad luck with wearing the master cylinder on "easy pull" designs with a different pivot point but???
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:05 PM   #12
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i had 20 miles on my 990 before i hacksawed the clutch lever. no need for a monster lever on that side of the bars.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:24 PM   #13
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I have a set of the FP levers on my 990. I like them ok, but I have terribly small hands for a guy, so I could really use something even smaller.
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I had an MWME on for my last trip. I really like the feel of it but I too sprung a leak on my master cylinder after a few thousand miles....coincidence ?
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