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Old 03-18-2013, 02:04 AM   #7531
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windshield ?

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Had a few stickers laying around so I figured why not slap them all on the Dirty Dak and move up the "Poser" latter.







Looks aggresive enough..!! Like it..!! One question.. What windshield you use ?? Looks like touratech with original headlight ?
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:35 AM   #7532
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Took it for the first time on dirt along with three bmw's on the far South end if Crete.
Damn there are so many great places i couldn't see having a streetbike...time to catch up
Well, it was my first time too (on dirt) so i am very excited
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:58 AM   #7533
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Hope you don't mind I post a 1190 adv R, the thread dosn't specify the model.....

I toke away all the useless stuff:
crash bars
penniers attachments
passenger handles
rear rack

In addition I painted in black the side spoiler protectors from the std model and installed them.

with the addition of the akra I toke down the weight from 218 to 206 kg.
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:42 AM   #7534
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Replaced my $180+ Shorai 18ah Battery with a 9ah $40 Battery since it stranded me in the middle of Bumb Fuck Laos!
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:04 AM   #7535
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Hope you don't mind I post a 1190 adv R, the thread dosn't specify the model.....

I toke away all the useless stuff:
crash bars
penniers attachments
passenger handles
rear rack

In addition I painted in black the side spoiler protectors from the std model and installed them.

with the addition of the akra I toke down the weight from 218 to 206 kg.
I would be putting a stone guard on that radiator if I were you ! :)
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:08 AM   #7536
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I would be putting a stone guard on that radiator if I were you ! :)
there isn't one avaliable yet, same thing for knoby tiers an I'm still waiting for the skid plate....
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:40 AM   #7537
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:51 AM   #7538
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What bothers me about this mod is that you lose the magnetic collector that is at the part of the stock oil tank plug. I wish there was a way around this.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:43 AM   #7539
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Looks aggresive enough..!! Like it..!! One question.. What windshield you use ?? Looks like touratech with original headlight ?
The windshield is made out of carbon fiber by an inmate that goes by the name of giancarlo. Great quality and quick delivery all the way from Europe.
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:59 PM   #7540
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What bothers me about this mod is that you lose the magnetic collector that is at the part of the stock oil tank plug. I wish there was a way around this.
There is a Magnet on the Bolt in the Cases of the Engine.
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:05 PM   #7541
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There is a Magnet on the Bolt in the Cases of the Engine.
Of course. That is in a very different place. Ktm engineers put two of them for a reason. Every time I taken them out they both need to be cleaned.
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:17 PM   #7542
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Got this from Duel Sport Armory today:







Followed the instructions in this video step by step:


Remove the clutch cover:


Remove clutch plate cover:


Remove friction plates and replace them with the Rekluse provided plates:


Insert Rekluse EXP friction disk:


Install Rekluse clutch slave:


Make adjustments and take it for short test ride:


So simple to do and such a HUGE difference! This mod makes it so much easier to manage the bike, especially since I can hardly reach the ground...
Hi,

Could yo explain it better? Does it ride like an automatic?

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Old 03-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #7543
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There is a Magnet on the Bolt in the Cases of the Engine.
speaking of the devil...



granted im only using 2 of them. i did the "hose" mod to make the oil changes easier. this was the primary motivator for the upgrade on the drain plugs.

on another note,

what do you you think of this filter? please tell me im being paranoid and those waves are nothing to be concerned about.

2012 990R with 2,600 miles. oil changed at 500 and current.



other than that, did a quick test run of the camping gear. worked out well and hardly noticed the addition of the weight.



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Old 03-18-2013, 04:58 PM   #7544
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Go ride the bike for about an hour then just put the bike on the kickstand and pull the clutch cover. If you have a vanilla milkshake on the inside of the cover then you need to call CJ. You have to ride it for a while to get it hot enough to burn off all the condensation, think CJ said something to this effect and I've seen the same thing with my clear clutch cover.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:53 PM   #7545
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speaking of the devil...



granted im only using 2 of them. i did the "hose" mod to make the oil changes easier. this was the primary motivator for the upgrade on the drain plugs.

on another note,

what do you you think of this filter? please tell me im being paranoid and those waves are nothing to be concerned about.

2012 990R with 2,600 miles. oil changed at 500 and current.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-a...4_BURST002.jpg

other than that, did a quick test run of the camping gear. worked out well and hardly noticed the addition of the weight.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_...8_BURST003.jpg

laters,

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My unused filter looks a bit wavey just like yours. The lines will never be perfectly straight. :)

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