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Old 12-19-2012, 02:57 PM   #6571
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is that a recent offering? Rally Raid UK makes them for the 09 and newer but the 08's have a different thread pitch.
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Fyi:
Superplush is now making stainless shock collars for the 690e. Even the '08.

I'm not sure if its on the website yet.
I posted this up a few months back.
Its not a different thread pitch.. different shock diameter I think.

You can get it here
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:22 PM   #6572
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I posted this up a few months back.
Its not a different thread pitch.. different shock diameter I think.

You can get it here
Ok, maybe not different pitch...different though that the 09 and newer collars don't fit. I have not been around the forum too much lately. I will check it out. thanks for the link.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:54 PM   #6573
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The 2012 & 2013 models are supposed to be the same as far as I know.
It's just that, here in the US, all the 2012 are gone so anyone wanting a new 690 is going to have to wait for the 2013s to show up, which is likely going to be around March/April 2013.
sales person mentioned that no changes to both MY, even the decals are the same. hmmm
oh well no diff to me. I LOVE IT! =X
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:19 PM   #6574
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Ok, maybe not different pitch...different though that the 09 and newer collars don't fit. I have not been around the forum too much lately. I will check it out. thanks for the link.
I've been looking into a merge preload adjuster , they are no longer made but maybe a group buy might influence
Them in a production run

http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/produ...raulic-preload
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:57 PM   #6575
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I've been looking into a merge preload adjuster , they are no longer made but maybe a group buy might influence
Them in a production run

http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/produ...raulic-preload
I'd like one for the 2008 SMR

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Old 12-19-2012, 11:45 PM   #6576
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Ok, maybe not different pitch...different though that the 09 and newer collars don't fit. I have not been around the forum too much lately. I will check it out. thanks for the link.
But its so easy to find in 440 pages..

(I had trouble finding my own post)
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:25 AM   #6577
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I've been looking into a merge preload adjuster , they are no longer made but maybe a group buy might influence
Them in a production run

http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/produ...raulic-preload

That does look pretty sweet. I'd be down for one if somebody can get it done for the 690...
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:28 AM   #6578
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But its so easy to find in 440 pages..

(I had trouble finding my own post)
This is the 690 forum reloaded...the first one was even bigger.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:55 AM   #6579
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well good luck with that.

25K miles later.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:05 AM   #6580
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That's why MuffinMan started the 690 Wiki. In an attempt to sort through all the clutter and flufff and have an easy reference directory, so if you have a good bit of info that every 690 owner should have please let him know so he can upload it.

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Old 12-20-2012, 08:54 AM   #6581
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25K miles later.

mileage has nothing to do with it. Using a screwdriver to adjust those original spindly rings is a recipe for disaster. If you have one of the improved beefier ones you can hack away with it all day with your screw driver.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:35 AM   #6582
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mileage has nothing to do with it. Using a screwdriver to adjust those original spindly rings is a recipe for disaster. If you have one of the improved beefier ones you can hack away with it all day with your screw driver.
OK then already done, Not like I change sag everyday.
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:18 PM   #6583
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OK then already done, Not like I change sag everyday.
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Old 12-20-2012, 02:42 PM   #6584
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Hi all
great news ... As from today there is a new map for the 690 regards to the stalling and the boot popping off like mine has been doing,

my bike was in the dealers for that very reason when the info came in from ktm

so i will let you all know when i get a chance to go for a ride

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Old 12-20-2012, 03:27 PM   #6585
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Thanks for sharing.

Do you know what release or version the software is?
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