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Old 02-02-2008, 08:22 AM   #1
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TT350 Not XT350

Anyone have a TT350? Wanting to make it street legal and better for longer distances. Baja Designs and IMS do not make a larger tank. Does anyone know who does. This is a total loss / magneto ignition (no key and kick start only) so how would I add turn signals and brake light? Would I need a higher out stator? Anyone know who specializes in old 1980's enduro bikes close to Illinois?
Anyway, I've searched this forum and found tons of XT350 threads. Should I just use XT350 stuff (stator, turn signals and brake light switch)?

Any and ALL advice appreciated.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:44 AM   #2
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Its not a total loss system (total loss means it has no charging system and the ignition would be powered by a battery).

Otherwise, I'm afraid I'm not much help.

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Old 02-02-2008, 11:08 AM   #3
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I had a TT350 and made it street legal in a very easy state to do so. The first question I would ask is what are the min. requirements in your state?

f you want a kit call Trick Dual Sport for a version that will draw the minimum wattage. http://www.trickdualsport.com/ A kit would be similar to one for any XR.

You my be able to add a stator from an XT for more juice.

I would swap out the tail light with an LED 1157 bulb first.

The existing taillight has a third wire for a brake light that I would wire to the front brake using a hydraulic switch.

Swap the headlight for a DOT 55/60W low/high beam (if not using a kit).

If you do require blinkers get some LED versions.


TT350s are one of my favorite bikes of all time!
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:17 PM   #4
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Clarke makes a big tank
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:29 PM   #5
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Thanks. All 3 of you guys rule.
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Old 02-02-2008, 07:16 PM   #6
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I have a TT350, wouldn't get rid of it for nothing. It's easy to make streetlegal. You would not gain enough by using the XT350 stator and flywheel. The stock stator is enough to power the stock 55W headlight and the tailight. The cheap way to do it would be to get a halogen headlight and run a 35W H4 in it. Get a rectifier put it in line and change the taillight to an LED, get LED blinkers and your home free, don't forget the horn. I used to run mine using the cheap way, but now I have a Universal Baja Designs system on it, Baja Designs also rewired my stator for higher output. Works great. I don't think Clarke has a bigger tank, I believe their's is stock size 2.6gallon. But the stock tank with a properly running bike should get you anywhere from 80 to 120 miles. I've gone 140 miles before on a tank (would not recommend it, it was scary out in the middle of nowhere and no gas station in site).

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Old 02-04-2008, 05:50 PM   #7
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Yeah I went to the Clarke website and they make an over sized for the XT models. Stock capacity on the TT tanks. I'm going to go the TTKlaus route with the lighting. Man this is going to be one fun bike.
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:28 PM   #8
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I have a TT350, wouldn't get rid of it for nothing. It's easy to make streetlegal. You would not gain enough by using the XT350 stator and flywheel. The stock stator is enough to power the stock 55W headlight and the tailight. The cheap way to do it would be to get a halogen headlight and run a 35W H4 in it. Get a rectifier put it in line and change the taillight to an LED, get LED blinkers and your home free, don't forget the horn. I used to run mine using the cheap way, but now I have a Universal Baja Designs system on it, Baja Designs also rewired my stator for higher output. Works great. I don't think Clarke has a bigger tank, I believe their's is stock size 2.6gallon. But the stock tank with a properly running bike should get you anywhere from 80 to 120 miles. I've gone 140 miles before on a tank (would not recommend it, it was scary out in the middle of nowhere and no gas station in site).

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Hey TTKlaus,
I was wondering if you could give me a little more information on the Baja Design kit you used on your TT350. I called them and they were not sure they could help me. I really like their dual sport kits and was wondering if you could steer me in the right direction? I don't want to change the looks of my '87 TT350 too much. It is awesome just as it sits!

Many thanks,

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Old 06-20-2011, 03:13 PM   #9
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Did that set up with the XR tank and seat work out ok?
Looks good
Sitting them on there and making "vroom, vroom" noises is the closest I've got to getting them working.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:43 AM   #10
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Get yourself some $18 ebay DR650 footpegs. They bolt straight up.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:02 PM   #11
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Get yourself some $18 ebay DR650 footpegs. They bolt straight up.
They look cast. Reckon they'll stand up to some rough riding?

I did a 50km cruise 'round town and nothing stopped working or fell off. I've got a 15 tooth front sprocket on (was stock 14/50) and it's nicer on the street, I think (it's been so long ). Wish she was a 350, though

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Oh, the GPS is nigh-on impossible to read in the sun. I thought I'd probably need to make a sun shade for it.
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Old 10-06-2011, 01:28 AM   #12
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They look cast. Reckon they'll stand up to some rough riding?
They've only been fallen off on once.

They've done a couple of 3-hr cross country races and in 3 days will be doing a 6-hr.

I like them and will be getting more.
I want a pair for my DR650, NordieBro wants a pair for his race TT350 and I want a spare pair.

All for less than half the price of a pair of pivotpegs.
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Old 10-06-2011, 08:37 AM   #13
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They've only been fallen off on once.

They've done a couple of 3-hr cross country races and in 3 days will be doing a 6-hr.

I like them and will be getting more.
I want a pair for my DR650, NordieBro wants a pair for his race TT350 and I want a spare pair.

All for less than half the price of a pair of pivotpegs.
Awesome.
I'm happy with the stockers at the moment, but I'll keep it in mind.

Have you had a go at making a neutral light for the TT? I haven't gotten around to it yet, but I'll be mounting 3 LEDs for left/right indicators and neutral.

Also my headlight is bollocks. Stock globe was 6v 35/35W, now I've got 12v 35/35W. I'm going to see if there's a generic H4 headlight I can mount up instead, along with some high wattage LED spot lights I've got in the making. Otherwise I'll just see what globes the bike shop has .
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:22 PM   #14
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I've got indicator led's for my blinkers working.
Also replaced the 6v 2A battery with a 7.2v 2A NiCd. Smaller, lighter and the horn does good things with the extra voltage

LED's ballasted for 12v


Work fine on 6v - A bit too bright on 12v


Battery time...




Intiminators...


Showing the valve holes for chassis/wheel movement damping seperation.




All buttoned up.
Much nicer to install than on the DR650.
The fork oil drain holes are great


Now to play with shims. The damping as shipped was far too stiff. 1 0.012" shim less and it's a little too soft but better than stock.

I love this shit
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:42 AM   #15
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I hope the LED brake/tail light I ordered a couple weeks ago shows up soon, I killed the plastic/rubber mount for the stock one over the weekend :/
Mine is starting to disintegrate too.
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