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Old 03-23-2013, 06:48 PM   #7546
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Heated grips.

It's been cold here. Sometimes less even than 50 on the really really cold mornings.
I test rode mine when I bought it a couple of months ago at 14 degrees! And yes the heated grips were nice!!
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:07 PM   #7547
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Wings!

installed a new (black) front fender and bolted up a set of Wings. Charging the battery now so hopefully I can take a listen before lights out...


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Old 03-23-2013, 08:32 PM   #7548
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Dropped the 990 off at........

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Get back my white R model Tuesday!!!
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:30 PM   #7549
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Eek

I finished up the K300a service...man, that was not fun. 18,900 miles in the books so far.
  • Change oil, and filters.
  • Replace air filter. Ordered a K&N but who knows when that'll arrive.
  • Remove and replace coolant.
  • Check and adjust valves. (Why is it I always end up making two runs to the shop for valve shims... No matter how carefully I measure...bummer. I'm investing in a shim kit next time.
  • Replaced the spark plugs. (these things are like gold....hard to find and $$$$)
  • Installed the Uni-pre filter
  • Installed the RC8 intake trumpets (just had to try it).
  • Decided to leave the SAS & Canister in place for now. I want to judge my fuel economy with one change at a time (or at least a few small changes...)
  • Installed a new chain and sprockets. Went with stock 16t front, and upsized to the 45t stealth rear. Feels good so far.
  • Chased the threads on the engine hanger that my crash bars mount to, and installed some longer set screws.
  • Checked various nuts/bolts/bearings/etc.
Not bad for 9mths of riding. I did learn that performing a major service on a motorcycle should not be attempted while sick...just makes everything take that much longer.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:38 AM   #7550
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New Slick, completely cleaned the swingarm, axle, eccentric axle adjusters, sprocket and carrier, chain, rotor, caliper, new Galfer pads, new brake fluid and filled the tire with Nitrogen LOL. Onto the front for today.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:46 AM   #7551
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New Slick, completely cleaned the swingarm, axle, eccentric axle adjusters, sprocket and carrier, chain, rotor, caliper, new Galfer pads, new brake fluid and filled the tire with Nitrogen LOL. Onto the front for today.
Is that a greek tyre?
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:45 PM   #7552
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I have installed Rallemoto RM2 SD Steering Damper











I have caught of a good equipment
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Old 03-24-2013, 03:02 PM   #7553
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Is that a greek tyre?
Goldspeed street legal pre-cut slick.

http://www.aaa-racing.com/product.ph...&cat=87&page=1
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:34 AM   #7554
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Goldspeed street legal pre-cut slick.

http://www.aaa-racing.com/product.ph...&cat=87&page=1
Nice looking tires.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:40 AM   #7555
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Went Riding

With a friend who owns a Canadian Model Honda Varadero 1000. He kept mentioning how sorry he was he didn't buy a KTM adventure and kept asking to ride mine.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:13 AM   #7556
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Ordered the Heidendau K60 scout for the front. Going to give it a go after having OK results from the mefo front.

TKC front is the way to go IMO if you are a more agressive rider.
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:44 PM   #7557
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Jenga!

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Old 03-25-2013, 07:58 PM   #7558
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Been workin' this weekend, I can't wait for the snow to melt!!! Post oil change, CJ's drain line addition, side stand relocate and switch bypass, two powerlets in the glove box, and a new battery. Quick shot in the garage.....





And a couple of little new additions that came in the mail today from sunny England, courtesy of Crispy!



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Old 03-26-2013, 07:07 PM   #7559
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[QUOTE=chrish4ku;21019545]Dropped the 990 off at........



GOT it back today;

Ok now the real pictures:








heheheheh.....



I know it's only suspension right. Cheers to James at SuperPlush - he does great work.

To bad my new R model won't spin it's wheels on the center stand anymore. Ooops. Gotta figure that one out a bit.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:24 PM   #7560
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I know it's only suspension right. Cheers to James at SuperPlush - he does great work.

To bad my new R model won't spin it's wheels on the center stand anymore. Ooops. Gotta figure that one out a bit.
You need the 379mm center stand. The regular 990 is only 326mm.
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