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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #80 on: October 03, 2013, 03:26:53 pm »
Hey Jules... what's the verdict on the KTM screen you've been using? How does it handle on high speed highway sections?

My 690 has Alfie Cox's fairing but no front tanks:


I fitted the rear tank, but it's just not quite enough (total 17l) for the riding we do, so I need to stick on some front tanks. While fairings are very nice on highway and high speed dirt, they really don't add much under 80kph and it is quite a bit of extra weight sitting high up on the slow technical stuff.

Option is to either get the EVO1 tanks, which work with this fairing (with a new front panel) or the much nicer looking and slimmer EVO2 tanks and go back to original lights and add the little KTM screen.... hmmm.... decisions, decisions!

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #81 on: October 03, 2013, 03:40:12 pm »
Nice, lekker thread only saw this one now.
But for me, it's like a night out with a porn star, every time I press that starter button. Schneller! Schneller! Tiefer! Ja, ich bin geil! Ich komme!  >:D

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #82 on: October 08, 2013, 09:52:59 am »
Hey Jules... what's the verdict on the KTM screen you've been using? How does it handle on high speed highway sections?

My 690 has Alfie Cox's fairing but no front tanks:


I fitted the rear tank, but it's just not quite enough (total 17l) for the riding we do, so I need to stick on some front tanks. While fairings are very nice on highway and high speed dirt, they really don't add much under 80kph and it is quite a bit of extra weight sitting high up on the slow technical stuff.

Option is to either get the EVO1 tanks, which work with this fairing (with a new front panel) or the much nicer looking and slimmer EVO2 tanks and go back to original lights and add the little KTM screen.... hmmm.... decisions, decisions!

It works great, Just enough protection to keep the wind of your chest, Only negative is in strong winds and at speed it tends to cause a bit of head shake,
Something your set-up wont do,
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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #83 on: October 08, 2013, 02:59:48 pm »

Not been on a Dyno but my Butt Dyno says there is a noticeable increase, Also sounds much better with the airbox lid

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Hi Jules

What did you do to your airbox? I am runnig an open airbox with the foam filter, but find it quite noisy.

Cheers
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #84 on: October 08, 2013, 03:17:07 pm »

Not been on a Dyno but my Butt Dyno says there is a noticeable increase, Also sounds much better with the airbox lid


Hi Jules

What did you do to your airbox? I am runnig an open airbox with the foam filter, but find it quite noisy.

Cheers
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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #85 on: October 08, 2013, 03:45:27 pm »
Is it much noisier than the standard airbox lid?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #86 on: October 08, 2013, 03:47:57 pm »
Is it much noisier than the standard airbox lid?

When it is properly kitted let me know ;)
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #87 on: October 08, 2013, 03:53:28 pm »
it's almost there Pete!
You moved the XR yet?
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #88 on: October 08, 2013, 03:56:33 pm »
Just waiting for finality on Craigs BMW then will let it go :thumleft:
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #89 on: June 27, 2014, 01:15:49 pm »
Jules gives us a bit of an update if you don't mind? Hows the bike going? Mileage? Any new mods?

I am finally shopping for one  :ricky:
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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #90 on: June 27, 2014, 02:10:26 pm »
He has given up riding - too busy he says!!!! Soft cock!! O0
 

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Re: Jules's 690R It has begun!
« Reply #91 on: June 27, 2014, 08:57:15 pm »
Nice thread :thumleft: