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    KTM Offroad/Bad Fuel Dongle

    153812

    Our Price: $114.99

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      Indispensable PowerPart for frequent offroad use and traveling though countries with unstable fuel quality. The offroad/bad fuel dongle allows use of the "bad fuel" mapping, whereby the engine continues to run perfectly even with poor quality fuel. In addition, the ABS and traction control systems can be switched off permanently (i.e. they remain deactivated even after turning off the ignition and restarting). The hardware is protected from water and impact in a plastic casing and connected to the main wiring harness, ready for use immediately.
    • The ABS dongle enables additional functions in the ABS control module.
      Available functions:
      - ABS mode "Off": ABS remains deactivated when the ignition is switched off and on again.
      - 1-channel ABS mode: Locking of the rear wheel is possible; ABS only regulates the front wheel.
      - "Bad Fuel" mode: Reduced engine power (72 kW) for riding in countries with lower quality fuel (85 octane).
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    4.4 / 5.0
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    5.0 / 5
    Reliability
    4.7 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5.0 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5.0 / 5
    Performance
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    Recommend it?
    Yes (7)
    No (1)
    Recommend it?
    No
    only 2 modes for a 2019 690 Enduro R
    I have a 2019 690 Enduro R. Whilst it's handy to have this for offroad use, when I'm going between rides I have to use roads, sometimes in rain, and I'd like rear ABS engaged at that time. With this dongle attached, you can't. The alternate starting sequence for the engine (as included in the instructions) only applies to older models. So now I have to either take the seat off and unplug it, or I'm going to have to hack it and install a switch. Ridiculous.
    March 22, 2020
    Ridgefield, CT, US
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Works as Advertised
    This took a total of 5 minutes to install on my 1290. Since I removed my charcoal canister I mounted in one of the bolt holes used for that as well as adding a small tool pouch. Plug and play. I do a lot of dirt to gravel and some slab so its nice to be able to set it and forget it. If you stop for any reason you don't have to reset it every time. Very Nice. Have not tried the bad gas setting.

    -m-2019 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R--
    January 5, 2020
    Greenville, TX, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'7 - 5'9
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Must have for all KTM Adventure Bikes
    Makes life much simpler knowing your settings are saved between starts.

    -m-2018 KTM 1090 Adventure R--
    October 9, 2019
    Austin, TX, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    6 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Nice!
    First time I fired the bike up after install I got engine abs and traction control errors. I then removed dongle, same thing. Plugged it back in and everything was normal. It’s very nice not to have to change the settings every time you cycle the ignition.

    -m-2018 KTM 1090 Adventure R--
    June 19, 2019
    Milton , WI, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    10 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    251 - 280 lbs.
    Height:
    6'4 - 6'6
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    3 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Some Initial Issues....
    .... but got them resolved after some troubleshooting and ABS "reset." I do worry about long-term reliability since it had some issues right out of the box.

    -m-2016 KTM 690 ENDURO--
    March 22, 2018
    Denver, CO, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    over 2 years ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    6'1 - 6'3
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Does exactly what it's supposed to. Installs in 5 minutes.

    -m-2015 KTM 1190 Adventure R--
    March 27, 2017
    Tillamook, OR, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    over 3 years ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Electronics gadgets are like teaching an old dog a new trick!
    This dongle provides flexibility for both bad fuel and off road options. Turning off all the braking electronics turns it into a really big dirt bike! Let the games begin! Every time I start the bike a warning message flashes "Not Legal". I don't know why, but there's something about that I like!

    -m-2015 KTM 1190 Adventure R--
    March 20, 2017
    Roaeburg , OR, US
    Purchased
    over 3 years ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Reliability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Ease of Use
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Must have.
    For the serious off road Rider this is a must have.

    -m-2015 KTM 1190 Adventure R--
    December 16, 2016
    Port Orchard , WA, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    over 3 years ago
    Gender:
    Male
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    Has anyone tried this on a 2019 KTM 690 Enduro R?
    Michael K on Jul 18, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: yes - I have. But you only get 2 modes on the newer 690's; you can't have ABS on the rear wheel ON without unplugging it again. Now I'm looking at some hacks people have done with a switch to "fake" unplug it. Absolutely ridiculous design.
    Other sources state that this dongle does not affect traction control. Can you confirm that this dongle locks MTC traction control, in addition to ABS, as "off" after ignition is cycled?
    A shopper on Jan 24, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: For a KTM 1190 the dongle basically remembers the setting you had when you shut the bike off. For example, if you have traction control and ABS off when you kill the bike it will maintain those settings when you start it the next time. If you don't have the dongle it will go back to traction control and ABS on when you restart the bike regardless of the previous settings. On a Husky 701 it permanently turns off the rear ABS. The 701 ABS button will only turn the front ABS on or off.
    How do you set bad fuel setting?
    JOHN E on May 15, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: For the 1190 Adventure, there's a function called "80 octane" under settings. You have to disable MTC before setting it to on. What this does is simply set the timing back to reduce power from the engine.

    There's no real good reason to use 80 octane mode.
    Does this work only on the 2014 or will it fit the 2016 690 ENDURO as well?
    Daniel H on Mar 3, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: This will work on both the 2014 and the 2016 690 Enduro.
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