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Old 04-24-2013, 03:21 PM   #271
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Good choice mate
Those Black ones do look good
One day we'll have an XT660 meet
Look forward to seeing it out there

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Old 04-25-2013, 01:46 AM   #272
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Tool Tube

Hi All,

Made myself a tool tube out of 100 mm PVC pipe. Holds a front & back tube tyre levers and other bits and pieces. Or it could hold a bottle of Stone's green ginger for those cold nights.





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Old 04-26-2013, 01:34 AM   #273
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Hey nice one John.
Dam handy spot that left hand side with no muffler.
I was just measuring up to do the same thing.
I've got a spare Mega Tool Tube, which holds a Primus 1.5 litre fuel container, or a Dual Sport Tool Roll or an Alite Monarch Butterfly Camp Chair






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Old 04-27-2013, 01:40 AM   #274
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Robo,

Looks like your getting set up for some serious adventuring.
I must warn you though, it is very risky giving girls a lift on an XT, especially the Mrs's. Once they've tasted the XT experience it can get expensive. You might find out you end up with more than one XT in the shed.

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Old 04-27-2013, 02:57 AM   #275
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I must warn you though, it is very risky giving girls a lift on an XT, especially the Mrs's. Once they've tasted the XT experience it can get expensive. You might find out you end up with more than one XT in the shed.
Does she have a sister (jk)

Edit: love your side racks BTW!

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Old 04-28-2013, 02:01 AM   #276
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Hi Flickit,

No she dosen't have a sister but if she did she would probably own an XT to.

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Old 04-28-2013, 03:20 AM   #277
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Got myself an elite monarch chair for a steal on amazon.$53.00 shipped to oz.
Planning my next ride on the xt.half the canning stock route.
Getting a pair if delkavic pipes.woohoo.
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Old 04-28-2013, 07:16 AM   #278
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Hi Guys,
Great thread.
I always like to see what you XT guys are up too.
I ride an 03 TE610 Husky but there is no after market top luggage plates like this available for my model.
I currently have a home made job at the moment which isn't too bad, but ugly.
I have been thinking for a while about buying a B&B top plate only and making my own brckets to mount it.
But before I buy one, I want to make sure plate size will work.
Could someone help me out with the plate only dimensions (length and width).
Going off photos only. The top plates look to be the same size on other models but with different cut outs etc.
The plates only are $90 to suit a DR or DRZ which already has the rear rack.
I would prob. just use that one.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Dan
Hi Guys, I said I would let you know how I go with the rear rack. Turned out pretty good for a home made job.
Just bought the top plate only and welded my own brackets to it.

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Old 04-28-2013, 04:10 PM   #279
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Good job Dan,

You have kept it nice and low and level with the seat, (which I like). It should provide good service for you.

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Old 04-28-2013, 09:21 PM   #280
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info pls

Hi guys, i am in the process of buying a SWmotech centrestand for the XT.
i was wondering if the B&B bash plate i have on the bike is going to pose any problems fitting the centre stand. info would be appreciated. regards Maddy
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:14 PM   #281
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Hi guys, i am in the process of buying a SWmotech centrestand for the XT.
i was wondering if the B&B bash plate i have on the bike is going to pose any problems fitting the centre stand. info would be appreciated. regards Maddy
The SW stand bolts on at the sides under the footpeg mounts, so I doubt it would cause any issues....

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Old 05-01-2013, 01:22 AM   #282
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Got to go for a ride, want to come?

Anyone going for a ride this weekend, either Saturday or Sunday (4th or 5th)? It's killing me, I need to go for a squirt without a pillion.

Leaving Northern Gold Coast area, heading South over the borderish area. Need someone to ride with until my pig is proven reliable, just in case...I'll bring a tow rope.

Anyone??????

Come on.......

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Old 05-01-2013, 05:08 AM   #283
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cant help you on the ride motormail this week......

Ive seen a few remarks here and there and some pm's have also made mention of it in a conversation, and I see a few other posts under diff threads etc indicating be good to have a big ride all xt's or its a pity we dont catch up etc now and then and was wondering...has there ever been an annual or some form of get together for the XT owners/riders?? or is that to boring...
just asking it ...or just no ones ever tht or worried about it.
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Old 05-01-2013, 05:52 AM   #284
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Let's do an annual xt meet. In the centre of oz somewhere.maybe change the venue every year.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:02 PM   #285
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Quick solo ride 5th May 2013

Took my piggy for her first real ride without a pillion and it was a solo one so wasn't game to go to far. Over Ormeau, Tamborine and Canungra and down to Southport Sharks to see my young fella playing.

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