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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby hossa00 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:20 am

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had a 6mm plate milled for my Motohooligan airbox mod

now i can use the lower orginal airbox with my milled plate .

it is now the same design like the "kastl Resobox" (more horsepower)

and it is similar like kevtx DNA airbox mod

http://www.ktmsmt.com/viewtopic.php?t=3299&start=250

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Sarasota_Steve » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:50 am

That air box looks sweet. Pretty sure the bike breathes a lot better than with the MH box since it has a lot more intake filter surface.
Can you post HP numbers?
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby hossa00 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:23 pm

no the dna is only for example (from kevtx he did the mod years ago)
i use the mh box , but milled a base plate for using with the orginal lower airbox part .
that is what gives you more horses , the "resonance airbox" ,
the bigger volume is the point

the dna airbox is better but it was to expensive for me

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Scotty » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:53 pm

I picked up a rear paddock stand and some crash bungs and case protectors for the 1290 from R&G in the UK (a club that I'm a member of gets 10% discount from them, which helps).

The stand is nicely made, with the spindle pin sitting in bearings and it comes with a sturdy plastic sleeve that ensures a snug and non-slipping fit within the spindle hole. It's pretty easy to put the bike on the stand single-handedly if necessary, which is useful.
https://www.rg-racing.com/browsetype/Pa ... rettyPhoto - the pin requires ordering separately

The bike was on the stand when I fitted the case protectors, which in hindsight wasn't the wisest choice - I had to remove the two lower clutch case screws and the bike's upright stance meant that the oil in the engine cases was over the level of the bottom of the cover and while the screws were out it started dripping oil onto the bench. Since fitting the cover and torquing the screws to 10Nm I've noticed that I'm getting oil misting around the bottom of the cover and the case protector so I'll leave it on the side stand, pop the cover off and clean and dry the gasket and sealing faces. Hopefully that will fix it. There was no leakage or misting on the left side (alternator cover).
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby hossa00 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:51 pm

rear brake cooler , some titanium screws, carbon parts and other stuff
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Scotty » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:19 pm

Well, where to begin? I can't remember what I may have posted up previously, humble apologies if I repeat anything....

I collected the 1290 new nearly a year ago now, cherry-picked a few bits from the PP catalogue; Akrapovic silencer, rider's seat, tail tidy, plus the track pack bundle of ones and zeros to allow me to deactivate the Anti-Wheelie. Premier Bikes were offering the QuickShifter as a freebie and I can't say I don't like it - have to be quick and positive with the shifts though, it grumbles if you're a bit slow.

Add-ons so far have been:
1. A set of R&G crash bungs and case protectors - regarding the bungs, they offered two levels so I chose the cheaper ones, for which you get a teardrop profile bung that bolts directly into the upper Engine mount. In use I found that these were only just ahead of my knees, close enough to be irritating, so I ended up separately buying the bits that made up the more expensive kit, namely brackets to relocate the bungs further forwards and away from my knees.

2. A radiator guard from our very own SuperDan - I ordered one for me and one for my wife's 790 and they were up to Dan's usual high standard and prompt delivery. Fitting to the 790 was simplicity itself, but the 1290 was more difficult due to the fan shrouds so I wasn't able to feed the mini cable ties through the corners of the rad elements as I'd have preferred. This is no reflection on Dan's guards, just KTM making fitment to the 1290 a bit fiddlier than it needed to be.
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3. (Not directly for the bike, but related, sort of) - Since 2010 my road helmet was a limited edition Steve Hislop replica Arai (for those unaware, Hizzy was a top superbike racer a bit along the lines of Jorge Lorenzo, super tidy and smooth, and devastatingly quick when everything was as he wanted it, but struggled with issues when they weren't to his liking. In 2003, while reigning British Superbike Champion, he sadly lost his life when his helicopter crashed). The Hizzy lid was bubblegum pink, stood out very clearly and people said that when I was leading a ride-out it was super easy to spot and follow. I decided to retire it last year as it was into its 10th year of service. To replace it I wanted something similarly vivid, but there was nothing that really floated my boat, so I bought another Arai and had it painted orange (natch) with a design layout slightly reminiscent of the Hizzy lid. It was delivered at 08:30 on the morning of a weekend ride-out that I was leading....
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4. While in Wales over the Easter break I spotted another 1290 with a fairly tidy looking little screen on it so I accosted the owner and asked where he found it - turns out it's a genuine KTM screen from a 690 I think, and an enterprising guy in Slovakia laser cuts, folds, and powder coats brackets in stainless steel for both gen 1290 SDRs and others. The guy's name is Frane Pavic I think and he does his business through Facebook (which I don't use) - if you search FS-CNC you should find him. Prices posted are about £138 or $150 US. The kit arrived promptly and fitting isn't difficult - as an engineer I've suggested an improvement to fitting by cutting Ø9.6mm holes in the bracket to properly locate the M5 Wellnuts supplied with the kit - hopefully he'll adopt my suggestion. When riding at speed along straight roads I've noticed very slight buffeting on the lid but it isn't bad. I have to admit that I found the 1290 very good for wind blast considering it's a naked bike.
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5. Again, not directly for the bike, but very influenced by it - my rear tyre is about shot now with approximately 3800 on the odometer - a run up to Scotland and back last weekend saw it just about down to the wear markers. A new Metz ME7 RR would have been £195 from my supplier, but I got a Conti Road Attack 3 for £169. Then came the joyful bit of removing the rear wheel for the first time - or at least trying to... I dutifully removed the silencer and assembled by specially-purchased 60mm socket, ¾" to ½" adapter and 750mm breaker bar, Chicky (my wiff) dutifully standing on the rear brake... nothing... added a tube to the end of the breaker bar and put some weight behind it, the breaker bar bending like a twig... nothing. Today I took the plunge and found a place selling the DeWalt DCF899 Rattle Gun kit cheaper than anywhere else so I bought one via eBay - a mate has one and raves about it, so hopefully it will do the business.
Photo of that sodding wheel nut still defiantly in place - I'll post up any progress I make with the rattle gun
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Scotty » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:11 pm

Me again.... just a quick update on wheel nut removal: A DeWalt DCF899 rattle gun shifts a not-touched-since-it-left-the-assembly-line wheel nut without breaking sweat, a couple of seconds of hammering and the nut started to turn and then whizzed off. Easy peasy. Tyre swapped and balanced, wheel refitted (a simple enough job to thread the front edge back in between the exhaust butterfly valve and the swingarm and ensure that the pins on the hub mate with the holes in the wheel) - this was done with the bike on a paddock stand in the back of my van, I took it to our local garage en route to the tyre fitters, they cracked the nut off and the obliging tyre fitter lent me his Snap-On torque wrench to re-tighten the nut. Back home for refitting of safety clips and silencer, fire up to check for blowing around the exhaust joint - none, and she's good to go. If anyone's interested I'll report back on the new tyre, a Conti Road Attack 3.

One thing to note, the socket that I bought for the wheel nut has radiused corners where the inner cavity has been machined out, and the edges of the radii mark the nut. Can't be helped I guess, it's down to the profile of the socket cavity and the relative softness of the nut material. I guess that it isn't an issue in the applications that normally use 60mm nuts.
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Willh » Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:30 pm

Used it for escort duty taking my youngest son, who just passed his scooter test, to and from work. One or two more times and he’ll have the crosstown ride down.
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Black Out » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:59 pm

Put the Rottweiler airbox on. First ride today.
Anyone know how it will affect gas mileage?
This bike's already pretty thirsty as it is.
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Willh » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:40 pm

Yesterday,
15 minute reset, throttle is getting snatchy for some reason. Topped up coolant, looks like it’s time to get some Samco hoses.
After that a chilling few hours of Hooliganism on paved and dirt roads, got home and saw the highest ambient air temperature reading on the dash of 11C. Need to get some new cold weather gear...
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby SUPER DUKE #1 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:28 pm

What I did today or actually last Sunday was finally RIDE my 2006 990 Super Duke that I've been neglecting to do for a while. Man I forgot how much freaking fun this bike is! Please don't hate or dish me for the rim tape but those are carbon fiber wheels that just needed something. Also the cans are Two Brothers Racing protos that I left on my bike after they used my bike to make them but never went into production. Figured they are the only ones and different so I left them on even though I have a set of Akro's.

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby dj121 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:26 am

Sir, if you have any info on SuperDan? i'd like to get one of those radiator guards, it seems a very important protective piece.
Scotty wrote:Well, where to begin? I can't remember what I may have posted up previously, humble apologies if I repeat anything....

I collected the 1290 new nearly a year ago now, cherry-picked a few bits from the PP catalogue; Akrapovic silencer, rider's seat, tail tidy, plus the track pack bundle of ones and zeros to allow me to deactivate the Anti-Wheelie. Premier Bikes were offering the QuickShifter as a freebie and I can't say I don't like it - have to be quick and positive with the shifts though, it grumbles if you're a bit slow.

Add-ons so far have been:
1. A set of R&G crash bungs and case protectors - regarding the bungs, they offered two levels so I chose the cheaper ones, for which you get a teardrop profile bung that bolts directly into the upper Engine mount. In use I found that these were only just ahead of my knees, close enough to be irritating, so I ended up separately buying the bits that made up the more expensive kit, namely brackets to relocate the bungs further forwards and away from my knees.

2. A radiator guard from our very own SuperDan - I ordered one for me and one for my wife's 790 and they were up to Dan's usual high standard and prompt delivery. Fitting to the 790 was simplicity itself, but the 1290 was more difficult due to the fan shrouds so I wasn't able to feed the mini cable ties through the corners of the rad elements as I'd have preferred. This is no reflection on Dan's guards, just KTM making fitment to the 1290 a bit fiddlier than it needed to be.
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3. (Not directly for the bike, but related, sort of) - Since 2010 my road helmet was a limited edition Steve Hislop replica Arai (for those unaware, Hizzy was a top superbike racer a bit along the lines of Jorge Lorenzo, super tidy and smooth, and devastatingly quick when everything was as he wanted it, but struggled with issues when they weren't to his liking. In 2003, while reigning British Superbike Champion, he sadly lost his life when his helicopter crashed). The Hizzy lid was bubblegum pink, stood out very clearly and people said that when I was leading a ride-out it was super easy to spot and follow. I decided to retire it last year as it was into its 10th year of service. To replace it I wanted something similarly vivid, but there was nothing that really floated my boat, so I bought another Arai and had it painted orange (natch) with a design layout slightly reminiscent of the Hizzy lid. It was delivered at 08:30 on the morning of a weekend ride-out that I was leading....
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4. While in Wales over the Easter break I spotted another 1290 with a fairly tidy looking little screen on it so I accosted the owner and asked where he found it - turns out it's a genuine KTM screen from a 690 I think, and an enterprising guy in Slovakia laser cuts, folds, and powder coats brackets in stainless steel for both gen 1290 SDRs and others. The guy's name is Frane Pavic I think and he does his business through Facebook (which I don't use) - if you search FS-CNC you should find him. Prices posted are about £138 or $150 US. The kit arrived promptly and fitting isn't difficult - as an engineer I've suggested an improvement to fitting by cutting Ø9.6mm holes in the bracket to properly locate the M5 Wellnuts supplied with the kit - hopefully he'll adopt my suggestion. When riding at speed along straight roads I've noticed very slight buffeting on the lid but it isn't bad. I have to admit that I found the 1290 very good for wind blast considering it's a naked bike.
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5. Again, not directly for the bike, but very influenced by it - my rear tyre is about shot now with approximately 3800 on the odometer - a run up to Scotland and back last weekend saw it just about down to the wear markers. A new Metz ME7 RR would have been £195 from my supplier, but I got a Conti Road Attack 3 for £169. Then came the joyful bit of removing the rear wheel for the first time - or at least trying to... I dutifully removed the silencer and assembled by specially-purchased 60mm socket, ¾" to ½" adapter and 750mm breaker bar, Chicky (my wiff) dutifully standing on the rear brake... nothing... added a tube to the end of the breaker bar and put some weight behind it, the breaker bar bending like a twig... nothing. Today I took the plunge and found a place selling the DeWalt DCF899 Rattle Gun kit cheaper than anywhere else so I bought one via eBay - a mate has one and raves about it, so hopefully it will do the business.
Photo of that sodding wheel nut still defiantly in place - I'll post up any progress I make with the rattle gun
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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby AGRO! » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:44 am

SUPER DUKE #1 wrote:What I did today or actually last Sunday was finally RIDE my 2006 990 Super Duke that I've been neglecting to do for a while. Man I forgot how much freaking fun this bike is! Please don't hate or dish me for the rim tape but those are carbon fiber wheels that just needed something. Also the cans are Two Brothers Racing protos that I left on my bike after they used my bike to make them but never went into production. Figured they are the only ones and different so I left them on even though I have a set of Akro's.

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Looks like you got some rim tape on your jacket there young fella... :lol:

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby SUPER DUKE #1 » Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:59 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: Too funny there ARGO!.....forgot what I did with the extra rim tape, thanks for the funny reminder. Hey and thanks for the "young fella" but then again maybe not for that reminder, I'm 69, retired and going on ancient but not going to stop riding. I've ridden a motorcycle every year since I was 14 or for 55 years in a row now and love it every time. Ridden every model and displacement of Duke and Super Duke and still think they are the best and most fun. Still have two Duke I's tucked away that I need to get out and ride, a first year '94 620 Duke and a special one off one I modified in '95. :wink: I think I might have some more rim tape stashed away for that one :lol: :lol: Thanks ARGO!

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby AGRO! » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:54 am

SUPER DUKE #1 wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: Too funny there ARGO!.....forgot what I did with the extra rim tape, thanks for the funny reminder. Hey and thanks for the "young fella" but then again maybe not for that reminder, I'm 69, retired and going on ancient but not going to stop riding. I've ridden a motorcycle every year since I was 14 or for 55 years in a row now and love it every time. Ridden every model and displacement of Duke and Super Duke and still think they are the best and most fun. Still have two Duke I's tucked away that I need to get out and ride, a first year '94 620 Duke and a special one off one I modified in '95. :wink: I think I might have some more rim tape stashed away for that one :lol: :lol: Thanks ARGO!

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Sorry old timer :lol: Great to see your still out there living the Dream.
I’m 63 been riding since the ripe old age of 15.
I don’t have a duke anymore sold it about 4 years back but I’m still on two wheels I’ve got a guzzi 750,
Kawasaki z125 with big bore kit :lol: a scooter big 100cc and a gsxs1000.
Sorry I don’t use rim tape I’m to old for that :lol: that’s a young fellas thing.
Anyhow keep Living the Dream!

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Re: What have you done to your Superduke today

Postby Scotty » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:51 pm

@dj121... I've sent you a PM with a link to SuperDan's thread on Rad guards - all done via Facetube nowadays, but painless enough and a great product for a good price - what's not to like?

The thread is here too: viewtopic.php?f=10&t=24951
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