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Old 03-07-2013, 03:52 PM   #7456
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You're correct that 17/45 (2.65:1) is roughly the same as 16/42 (2.63:1). But I believe EZ300 is basing his change on the 45t rear sprocket, using 16/45 for acceleration, and 17/45 for highway cruising. I'm pretty sure the stock chain is long enough for 17/45.
Yeah,... 17/45 just lowers the RPM' s on the highway.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:02 PM   #7457
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You're correct that 17/45 (2.65:1) is roughly the same as 16/42 (2.63:1). But I believe EZ300 is basing his change on the 45t rear sprocket, using 16/45 for acceleration, and 17/45 for highway cruising. I'm pretty sure the stock chain is long enough for 17/45.
Correct but you need to turn rear spacer block 180 deg
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:42 PM   #7458
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Yeah,... 17/45 just lowers the RPM' s on the highway.
Not compared to stock. Im sure you meant compared to the lower gearing. I still have stock gearing and have about 11k miles. It's tough off road but I have zero complaints on road, the bike's too fast on the top end if anything. I can't wait to try a 16 or 17 / 45 setup.

I just want to say, bone stock, the bike is awesome. I clutch up second gear wheelies easily. I don't have to balls to try 3rd gear yet, but I'm sure it would go up. What a bike.

Here's a recent picture of her.


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Old 03-07-2013, 05:23 PM   #7459
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Not compared to stock. Im sure you meant compared to the lower gearing. I still have stock gearing and have about 11k miles. It's tough off road but I have zero complaints on road, the bike's too fast on the top end if anything. I can't wait to try a 16 or 17 / 45 setup.

I just want to say, bone stock, the bike is awesome. I clutch up second gear wheelies easily. I don't have to balls to try 3rd gear yet, but I'm sure it would go up. What a bike.

Here's a recent picture of her.


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Old 03-07-2013, 06:27 PM   #7460
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Orange!

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Now . . . can I actually get them back on? Hmmmmm.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:30 PM   #7461
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I repositioned my shift lever and installed my pre-filter tonight. I hope to get a couple hundred miles on the bike this weekend!
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:24 AM   #7462
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Pissed 950 goooo!!!

Tried to find a solution for the elelctrical problem,but the bike is still not charging the battery!!!
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:29 AM   #7463
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Bought this new luggage plate from zen overland, really impressed, robust and have a perfect size for big rollbags



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Old 03-08-2013, 04:30 AM   #7464
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Tried to find a solution for the elelctrical problem,but the bike is still not charging the battery!!!
Battery or maybe voltage regulator?
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:07 AM   #7465
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First oil change & Crash Bars installed... more goodies to come shortly
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:15 AM   #7466
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Bought this new luggage plate from zen overland, really impressed, robust and have a perfect size for big rollbags



Thats a great look'n OLD "S". It's great see'n a 10 year old bike as if it just rolled out of the factory (yes I did notice the single disk ).
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:21 PM   #7467
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Geting ready for Ushuaia at the end of the year

I have been preparing my 990 ADV 2011 for a trip to Ushuaia at the end of this year. Lots of small things and lots more to do..

KTM Ergo seat
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psf0945f8c.jpg

Radiator gard for more ventilation
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps7a9e39c4.jpg

Replaced broken quick disconnect broke out of the blue (will buy a metallic one later)
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psf9e2249c.jpg

KTM auxiliary LED light
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps94f5ed7a.jpg

CJ CF Exhaust protection
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Jesse Luggage panniers
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Fender extender for rain on road ride (I am not a big of road rider)
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps9b11c226.jpg

Aluminum covers for front and rear break and clutch
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps218cca11.jpg

KTM heated grips
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psf86b2f23.jpg

USB por for my GPS (tank bag) and camera and phone
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psaca73ea8.jpg

New clutch lever, amazing and very easy to install
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BMC air filter
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My custom made ship skin cover for the seat..
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psd7eb50f4.jpg
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps9510ba2a.jpg

frustration when I installed the Remus and found out that I could not use it with the Jesse Luggage mount... Neither with CJ aluminum rear thank... Al and CJ are working together to find a solution for this.
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps2cb751e7.jpg
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8d59da77.jpg
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps7f1d74c5.jpg

Finally touring screen and crash bars, almost ready

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psa5052e23.jpg

I need to wait for the modify Jesse Luggage mount so I can put back the Remus 2:1 and buy CJ's aluminum tank. Other than that I guess I need the side stand relocator.

I also got from CJ a water pump kit and gas pump for carry on parts when I go.

I gues I am ready to hit the road....
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:35 PM   #7468
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Thats a great look'n OLD "S". It's great see'n a 10 year old bike as if it just rolled out of the factory (yes I did notice the single disk ).
Thanks, its weird to think this bike is 10years old, I freaking love it!
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:36 PM   #7469
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Sorry first time posting images....

I have been preparing my 990 ADV 2011 for a trip to Ushuaia at the end of this year. Lots of small things and lots more to do..

I bought her last year with 15000 KM and she was stok nothing


KTM Ergo seat


Radiator aluminum gard for more ventilation


Replaced broken quick disconnect broke out of the blue (will buy a metallic one later)


KTM auxiliary LED light


CJ CF Exhaust protection


Jesse Luggage panniers


Fender extender for rain on road ride (I am not a big of road rider)


Aluminum covers for front and rear break and clutch


KTM heated grips


USB por for my GPS (tank bag) and camera and phone


New clutch lever, amazing and very easy to install


BMC air filter


My custom made ship skin cover for the seat..



frustration when I installed the Remus and found out that I could not use it with the Jesse Luggage mount... Neither with CJ aluminum rear thank... Al and CJ are working together to find a solution for this.

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8d59da77.jpg


Finally touring screen and crash bars, almost ready

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/...psa5052e23.jpg

I need to wait for the modify Jesse Luggage mount so I can put back the Remus 2:1 and buy CJ's aluminum tank. Other than that I guess I need the side stand relocator.

I also got from CJ a water pump kit and gas pump for carry on parts when I go.

I gues I am ready to hit the road.... If you guys have any suggestion please fire on, have a great weekend.
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:39 AM   #7470
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Thats a great look'n OLD "S". It's great see'n a 10 year old bike as if it just rolled out of the factory (yes I did notice the single disk ).

Hey

How is the single disc working for you? If you have the time you can ride to west Jutland and we can try mount the 320mm incl the extension bracket. You can use it with your original brembo caliper.

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