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Old 12-13-2011, 01:12 AM   #31
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Great tread for options if one needs to be replaced. Not thrilled with how BMW finished it but it works. There still a bit of a list of stuff before im investing it changing something that works. That said I would'nt go back and there's some sweet stuff here to consider.

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Old 12-15-2011, 06:05 AM   #32
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OK, here's a thought.

What would it take to make the clutch lever assembly from a KTM 990/950 work with our bikes? It's a hydraulic system made by Magura... I know absolutely nothing about hydraulic clutch systems, but... If it's possible (even with a bit of work) it'd be great to have both KTM clutch and brake levers, and the corresponding FP Racing folding levers to go with them....
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:52 AM   #33
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Don't have any hydraulic clutch answers. I think it would take a lot though. The Magura Hymec would be the easiest way.

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Sure anything to save a buck on farkles. What'da ya got?
It wouldn't be cheaper than what's out there. It's a little more elaborate than other protectors so it would be a little more $$. Less than changing out the whole thing...and easier too.

We'll see where it goes...

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Old 12-16-2011, 03:42 PM   #34
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I'm thinking of something that offers better protection without super sizing the whole area.

So that's the question: want a better protector and for it be less obtrusive?
I would be interested.

Touratech makes a guard, out of plastic... for $60. Way overpriced for what it is, just like most of their... um... stuff.

What material would you use?
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:47 AM   #35
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I would be interested.

Touratech makes a guard, out of plastic... for $60. Way overpriced for what it is, just like most of their... um... stuff.

What material would you use?
We would make it out of alu. It would also be primarily if not all CNC machined. More info as it's available.

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Old 12-19-2011, 07:32 AM   #36
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I dont really like the idea of a metal guard, I generaly try to keep the metal eye-gougers off my handle bars... I'd hate to hit my face on it in the event of a over-the-handlebars whipeout.

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Old 12-19-2011, 07:28 PM   #37
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I dont really like the idea of a metal guard, I generaly try to keep the metal eye-gougers off my handle bars... I'd hate to hit my face on it in the event of a over-the-handlebars whipeout.

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Yes a very good point and duly noted

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Old 12-19-2011, 07:34 PM   #38
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I dont really like the idea of a metal guard, I generaly try to keep the metal eye-gougers off my handle bars... I'd hate to hit my face on it in the event of a over-the-handlebars whipeout.

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I think with around 500 lbs attached to it, I doubt metal or plastic would make much of a difference if you're smashing your eye into it during a crash.... that's my 2 cents!

that being said, I definitely wouldn't make one out of jagged glass. that would be just crazy!
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:16 AM   #39
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plastic would be less likely to puncture or shatter my arai shield... I hope!
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:35 AM   #40
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I will get you a picture later tonight. One thing to keep in mind is that the brake switch on most motorcycles works differently than the BMW, so you will need to build a little circuit with a relay to go from "normally closed" to "normally open" (or was it the other way around?). Not hard to do, but it does add some wiring.
hey lukas... do you have wiring diagram I could look at to build one?
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