Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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As some of you will be aware my 2016 KTM690 duke dumped it's oil out a few weeks ago. I finally managed to helicoil the broken thread. I've put 1.5 L of cheapo oil in (1.7L capacity) and started it up.

Bear in mind the bike has always been noisy, it is a KTM after-all! I'm not certain it's noisier. Compared to the second video, it's questionably quieter !!??





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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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not broken.

Sorted my sound issues....

That's a normal 690 engine there.
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Quieter! :thumbup: (Particularly as the first one is indoors).

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Count Steer wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:25 pm Quieter! :thumbup: (Particularly as the first one is indoors).

Job jobbed. :D
They're different bikes. First is his, bottom one isn't
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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If I hadn't listened to the second video I'd be concerned, but sod it, put some decent dino blood in it and go for a rip
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MrLongbeard wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 5:12 pm If I hadn't listened to the second video I'd be concerned, but sod it, put some decent dino blood in it and go for a rip
I could go start mine up, but honestly that sounds exactly like a 690.

I'd be out already
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weeksy wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:32 pm
Count Steer wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:25 pm Quieter! :thumbup: (Particularly as the first one is indoors).

Job jobbed. :D
They're different bikes. First is his, bottom one isn't
Yebbut...his still sounds quieter than the second one - which I assume is a 'healthy' bike. Not that either of them sound like a sewing machine exactly. :lol:
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Count Steer wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 5:15 pm
weeksy wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:32 pm
Count Steer wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:25 pm Quieter! :thumbup: (Particularly as the first one is indoors).

Job jobbed. :D
They're different bikes. First is his, bottom one isn't
Yebbut...his still sounds quieter than the second one - which I assume is a 'healthy' bike. Not that either of them sound like a sewing machine exactly. :lol:
For sure, they're not your Japanese machine for sure.
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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weeksy wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 5:16 pm
Count Steer wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 5:15 pm
weeksy wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:32 pm

They're different bikes. First is his, bottom one isn't
Yebbut...his still sounds quieter than the second one - which I assume is a 'healthy' bike. Not that either of them sound like a sewing machine exactly. :lol:
For sure, they're not your Japanese machine for sure.
Or even a Ducati. :D
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Thanks for the feedback

I'm going to run it up to temp again, drop the cheapo oil and replace with the pukka stuff and take it out for a ride.

As far as I understand, if it is knackered it will get louder and be sluggish quite quickly !
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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I'd leave the shit oil in then for 5-10 mile tester
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Only just seen this.

That sounds like a regular 690 engine to me.

Good luck, hopefully you've dodged a bullet.
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Maybe a little bit of extra wear has helped it?

Like how bikes run in at full throttle on the dyno make more power, etc..
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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Jody wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 6:33 pm As far as I understand, if it is knackered it will get louder and be sluggish quite quickly !
Probably true of most engine faults :D
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Re: Jody's KTM690 is it broken?

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So any update?