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Old 03-18-2013, 06:46 AM   #7801
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These guys were the first ones to make the beefier brake pedal. Compared to the stock this pedal is a world of difference better. The bearings rotate very smoothly and the pedal is bomb proof...it would probably bend the frame if you hit it hard enough...which will of course be the least of your worries as your foot is much softer

I have had the cleanspeed unit since they first came out and all is still well.
Good to hear Seth, thanks for that.

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Nice question, I was about to buy the RR one ,seems better quality!

different designs so i wouldnt say better.... RR has a more anglular design with webbing at the angles for strength.

the totals between the 2 with shipping to dirtbin is about the same (180 rand difference)

(im more of an umhlunga boy myself....)

for me there is a significant price difference as my shipping method is unconventional and also tax/customs free.

RR 162 inc delivery, customs free when delivered to a friend in EU

cleanspeed: 103 inc delivery

ill have to ask cleanspeed what the material spec is though...
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:46 AM   #7802
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:01 AM   #7803
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do you think the aftermarket vinyl decals we put on our plastic would be good?
it would be a good excuse for a kewl new graphic.
It just depends on what type of vinyl the aftermarket company is using. If they use Convex, that stuff is thicker then the OEM vinyl KTM uses. If they are using standard wrap vinyl then of course it will be thinner then OEM. Obviously thicker vinyl is going to hold up to abuse better. That being siad, I am using standard wrap vinyl on my bike. Of course it costs me practically nothing to print out some more graphics if I do manage to tear mine up.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:41 AM   #7804
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I sent a mail to jim @ cleanspeed and had a nice detailed reply quickly after.

Material is 6061-T6.... I use this quite often so... Order placed!

while searching another thread found this from head2wind.... some better pics of the lever

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....postcount=1484

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Old 03-18-2013, 03:38 PM   #7805
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main odo not reading tenths

Wondering if I'm missing something. On my 2013, the odo reads full miles, not tenths. Both the trip odos show tenths, and the picture in the manual shows the main odo displaying tenths, but mine is displaying 6 numbers with no decimal.

It's not that the decimal is just missing as the last number is only changing when a full mile has been run.

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Old 03-18-2013, 03:42 PM   #7806
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main odo does not show tenths.. only the trip odos.

you are not missing anything
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:56 PM   #7807
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main odo does not show tenths.. only the trip odos.

you are not missing anything

ok, thanks for the reply. Was just surprised as the manual has pictures that shows the main with tenths.

What are you guys using to hang a plate on the back of these things? Nothing they gave me will hold a conventionally mounted plate.
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:12 PM   #7808
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Going back to my wheel spacer being super-difficult to take out....
I took the sprocket hub to the dealer for a warranty claim and they took some pics and went ahead and called KTM.
The dealer got back to me with what KTM told them:
KTM said that the spacers in the sprocket hub are lightly pressed in. KTM does not recommend that I remove them, unless I'm removing the bearings as well.

That seems weird. First, it's not lightly pressed in. Second, every other bike in the world has you take out the spacers on both sides and lubed them.

Let me know if I'm mistaken. I may just lightly sand the spacers with some emery cloth. What do you think?

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What's the deal with the rear wheel spacers on the sprocket side?
I had this problem before, and I kind of ignored it. Now, I'm chaning my rear tire again and I was determined to remove the leftmost spacer.
What a pain in the ass! I had to bang it out with a screwdriver and aluminum rod. I marred the spacer all up to holy hell!!



Whoops....not a big deal,really.....


Why was I so determined? I wanted to see how effed my bearing where.
They're ok, thankfully, but I did find some RUST!! Most bike aren't lubed for shit from the factory, and this bike is no exception....






Dammit. Atleast the bearings spin fine....
So then I greased those spacers up with some marine grease and attempted to stick them back into the sprocket hub.
It's a tight fit! What the hell?! I had to tap them in with a mallet kind of hard!!! This seems really weird. The spacers have always slid in and out for every bike I've had, including another KTM.
Is that what everybody else has to do??!!
This means that for the next tire change, I'm going to have to go through all this crap again!!
It's such a tight fit, I'll have to struggle to get the spacers out again (even if I lubed them up)...for rust cleaning/bearing checking and re-lubing.
This is how I feel right now:
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:18 PM   #7809
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any positive/negative comments about the cleanspeed brake pedal ?

http://www.cleanspeedeng.com/Brake%20Pedal.htm

cheaper than the RR version and different milling design.
I had it since day zero ... Which is one day before Seth's "day one" :) :) :) ... I had it on my 2008. Modified it for the 2011. Changed the bearings and communicate with Cleanspeed (very nice guy) to discuss it. I posted about it.

This brake pedals survived everything I could trow at it ... Bomb proof really. Totally smooth. That leads to and excellent modulation.

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Old 03-18-2013, 07:09 PM   #7810
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I had it since day zero ... Which is one day before Seth's "day one" :) :) :) ... I had it on my 2008. Modified it for the 2011. Changed the bearings and communicate with Cleanspeed (very nice guy) to discuss it. I posted about it.

This brake pedals survived everything I could trow at it ... Bomb proof really. Totally smooth that leads to and excellent modulation.

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I put mine on day Zero too. Very nice piece of kit. Its Oh so choice...
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:31 PM   #7811
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I use 3M paint protection film to guard my plastic and tank against the chaffing from the Giant Loop. And 3M Di-Noc faux carbon fiber to cover various bits like the BRP ignition plate, CS chain guard, and Doubletake Mirror.

Both are durable and work well.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:08 PM   #7812
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Good to hear Seth, thanks for that.




different designs so i wouldnt say better.... RR has a more anglular design with webbing at the angles for strength.

the totals between the 2 with shipping to dirtbin is about the same (180 rand difference)

(im more of an umhlunga boy myself....)

for me there is a significant price difference as my shipping method is unconventional and also tax/customs free.

RR 162 inc delivery, customs free when delivered to a friend in EU

cleanspeed: 103 inc delivery

ill have to ask cleanspeed what the material spec is though...

Cool, now to find the cheapest way to get it to SA!!
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:46 PM   #7813
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I use 3M paint protection film to guard my plastic and tank against the chaffing from the Giant Loop. And 3M Di-Noc faux carbon fiber to cover various bits like the BRP ignition plate, CS chain guard, and Doubletake Mirror.

Both are durable and work well.
Got a link for your chain guard? :)

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Old 03-19-2013, 10:27 AM   #7814
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Cool, now to find the cheapest way to get it to SA!!
If you'd asked a few weeks earlier, the missus could have brought it with her, but on the plane back here today. Sorry :(
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:46 AM   #7815
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If you'd asked a few weeks earlier, the missus could have brought it with her, but on the plane back here today. Sorry :(
No worries have a mate in London , will order to that address and in Ma y they coming to SA
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