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Offline Bill the Bong

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Re: Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2013, 03:54:34 pm »
I don't think so. But depends on the tanks, i got these from bill as his evo 2 tanks didn't work with the bars, runner sells these

I think the EVO 1 tanks (or those that Omega Fibre should still have on special) work with these crashbars.
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Re: Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #41 on: May 21, 2013, 05:36:07 pm »
I don't think so. But depends on the tanks, i got these from bill as his evo 2 tanks didn't work with the bars, runner sells these

Ah I see, those EVO 2 tanks are the ones I want to get. So I'll have to look at some custom crash bars from DPA perhaps.

Thanks for the reply.

 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2013, 01:38:54 pm »
My will be here Friday.......... :laughing4:
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #43 on: May 23, 2013, 01:24:16 pm »
My will be here Friday.......... :laughing4:

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Re: Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #44 on: July 01, 2013, 10:26:13 am »
Some more mods
Folding mirrors from Bike Gear
Look great and vibrate less than the stock ones



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It might be ;)

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #45 on: July 28, 2013, 05:41:22 am »
jules,  how much was the wings pipe?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #46 on: July 28, 2013, 09:10:45 am »
You made the right mods in my opinion. Looks awesome. Where did you get that screen?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #47 on: July 28, 2013, 09:39:46 am »
Very nice indeed.makes me want to get one of the new 2014 models coming in later this year.
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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #48 on: July 28, 2013, 10:57:19 am »
jules,  how much was the wings pipe?

Was around R4500 Money very well spent and an essential mod for the 690!
Sounds like a premature mouse with asthma with the stock pipe.

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #49 on: July 28, 2013, 10:57:53 am »
You made the right mods in my opinion. Looks awesome. Where did you get that screen?

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #50 on: July 28, 2013, 11:09:03 am »
Awesome Bike! Great Job Jules. I am also dreaming of getting one and my dreams always come true...... ;D
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #51 on: July 29, 2013, 09:29:07 am »
Looking good :thumleft:
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #52 on: July 29, 2013, 02:38:55 pm »
jules,  how much was the wings pipe?

Was around R4500 Money very well spent and an essential mod for the 690!
Sounds like a premature mouse with asthma with the stock pipe.

Contact Tornadof5 (Warren) for details
wings@tornadof5.co.za

Thanks Jules.
should be getting my 690 soon.
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #53 on: July 30, 2013, 09:43:40 am »
Nice bling on your bike Jules, Ive had mine now for almost 2 months got it from Alfie cox when i first got it they said they would give me a FMF Q4 pipe but there was none in stock when it went in for its first service they put the fmf on and boy o boy i agree its the first thing to do the standard pipe does not do the bike justice thinking of modifying the standard pipe into a fuel tank only problem is it weighs a ton
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #54 on: July 30, 2013, 09:46:06 am »
Nice bling on your bike Jules, Ive had mine now for almost 2 months got it from Alfie cox when i first got it they said they would give me a FMF Q4 pipe but there was none in stock when it went in for its first service they put the fmf on and boy o boy i agree its the first thing to do the standard pipe does not do the bike justice thinking of modifying the standard pipe into a fuel tank only problem is it weighs a ton

Hi Martin
How much was the FMF?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #55 on: July 30, 2013, 10:01:13 am »
I've just put the rally raid rear tank on. Gives you another 5 liters or so and seems to be a really nice piece of kit. R4.5k including an integral rear rack.

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #56 on: July 30, 2013, 10:52:41 am »
I got it as part of the deal from alfie but i think they go for about R4200 i would have spent the money on a screen ,headlight protector,engine cover ect but now that i have it im glad that it was part of the deal the bike does run alot better and it sounds like it should any aftermarket pipe is better than the stock pipe and with time the rest of the bling will come
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #57 on: July 30, 2013, 11:05:42 am »
Nice max thinking the same thing in the beginning i was thinking about some evo tanks but spoke to a wise man who pointed out to me that the tanks make the bike bigger up front. ktm designed it like that for a reason to keep it nice and tidy up front i do want more fuel on the bike thats no question so a rear tank is a good option rand dollar now its probably 8 K would like to see a picture if you could is it a full luggage rack or just one side ?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #58 on: August 05, 2013, 10:53:34 am »
1. The Stock Pipe, Ughh sounds kak, weighs a ton, was going to keep it for a bit and only replace it after run in but after hearing the new Wings pipe also needs 300ks of run in before heavy use I decided to run them in together, Looks much better, Sounds much much better and the motor feels likes it too, Mounting was easy (took 15 minutes) including a beer and lots of time spent drooling. I have left the supplied DB killer in the pipe, and have also opted to not have it remapped, this bike really doesn't need any more power and I have heard of folks having issues with the akro map and surging. No Surging no flame outs, EFI is spot on!

Hi Jules
I notice in the manual that there is a switch under the seat which controls the mapping (5 settings - from poor fuel quality to maximum madness).
have you adjusted this at all?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #59 on: August 05, 2013, 12:38:21 pm »
1. The Stock Pipe, Ughh sounds kak, weighs a ton, was going to keep it for a bit and only replace it after run in but after hearing the new Wings pipe also needs 300ks of run in before heavy use I decided to run them in together, Looks much better, Sounds much much better and the motor feels likes it too, Mounting was easy (took 15 minutes) including a beer and lots of time spent drooling. I have left the supplied DB killer in the pipe, and have also opted to not have it remapped, this bike really doesn't need any more power and I have heard of folks having issues with the akro map and surging. No Surging no flame outs, EFI is spot on!

Hi Jules
I notice in the manual that there is a switch under the seat which controls the mapping (5 settings - from poor fuel quality to maximum madness).
have you adjusted this at all?

Have messed about with it a bit, Leave it on 3 (Standard Setting), I set it to 1 (Mud Rocks) for the Rear Entry into baviaans and although it smoothed out the throttle response and limited the power a bit I was used to the standard setting and found it hard to get used to, maybe if I play with it a bit on rough terrain.

As far as im concerned  leave it on 3, a bit of a gimmick.

If you like wheelies (I Know you do!) do the 1 and  2 gear limiter removal, Quick to do and makes the front a little lighter ;-)

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