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Old 06-03-2004, 02:40 AM   #31
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Crash Bars

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Good question Swampy. I haven't had to take off the tank yet, but the only thing that worrys me is being able to get the headlight mask off with the bars in the way. It may work, but I might also end up removing the crashbars to do so.

The best source for info on KTM parts is www.ktminfo.com . once inside, click on parts catalog, and you can look up parts info for just about any modern KTM model, including the Rallye model from 2003-. There you can find info on either fender set up.
Scoot Jockey, i guess we need to be sure first that we won't have to remove the crash bars in order to remove the Headlight Mask. Otherwise we will have a hard time every time we will get the bike for service!!!
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Old 06-03-2004, 07:55 AM   #32
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Otherwise it looks like both tool box and crash bars would fit on the left side of bike but, the right looks decidedly more doubtful because of the low slung header clearances?
No. Again - the factory tank/toolbox/plate will not fit with these crash bars. Either side.
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Old 06-03-2004, 11:59 AM   #33
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Tool box/skid plate /crash bar alternative

Thanks Arch. I suppose we are limited to that single tool box that mounts in FRONT of the bash plate (KTM SOMMER) since the dual tool box doesn't work with the crash bars.
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Old 06-03-2004, 12:13 PM   #34
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Thanks Arch. I suppose we are limited to that single tool box that mounts in FRONT of the bash plate (KTM SOMMER) since the dual tool box doesn't work with the crash bars.
If ya need the extra storage of a frame mounted box, then yea, that'd be a sweet setup if it all fits. Truth be told, I bought my factory rally tank/tool/plate mostly for added protection down there, but it's a big piece of kit and I don't run it all the time. I really like these bars.
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Old 06-03-2004, 03:01 PM   #35
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Damage pic!!!

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It was at this tower that my tank guards first came into play. When I was trying to jockey my bike around to leave down a really steep hill, I dropped it right on the side with the fuel cock. No damage yet!
Scoot,

can you throw on a pic of the right side where you dumped? It would be nice to see how the bars held up to this!

Thanks on getting this info together
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Old 06-03-2004, 09:42 PM   #36
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Beauty ride pictures, especially the sunset-bike-sleeppingbag one. Thanks for posting! Oh, cool tank guards!
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Old 06-04-2004, 12:25 AM   #37
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Mr. Popsicle,

I couldn't find any damage to the bike, except for a small scratch on one of the panniers. At first it looked like the bar by the fuel tap was scratched, but after washing the bike (Creeper would be proud!) it looks as good as new.
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Old 06-04-2004, 09:11 AM   #38
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Mr. Popsicle,

I couldn't find any damage to the bike, except for a small scratch on one of the panniers. At first it looked like the bar by the fuel tap was scratched, but after washing the bike (Creeper would be proud!) it looks as good as new.
Dear Mr. Jockey.

Nice! So what are those bars made of, particularly the finish or outer surface - something besides painted?

Respectfully,
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ps - is this a good price?

http://www.eurotechmotorsports.com/f...E769%2000%2001
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Old 06-10-2004, 06:59 AM   #39
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As asked previously...

Where are these crash bars on the H&B website? I see the LC8, but no LC4. I have only found them for sale at one place on the web (linked above, their US distributor) for $225 but dunno if thats a good price or not... probably the only price. Sounds like several people have bought them - so what do y'all say?

While your at it, it would also help to say where the aluminum spacers and bolts to drop the fender down a bit are located (ktminfo.com?). I was going to call them but at least wanted to buy the bars first so I only call them once.

Thanks?
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Old 06-10-2004, 07:07 AM   #40
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Where are these crash bars on the H&B website? I see the LC8, but no LC4. I have only found them for sale at one place on the web (linked above, their US distributor) for $225 but dunno if thats a good price or not... probably the only price. Sounds like several people have bought them - so what do y'all say?

While your at it, it would also help to say where the aluminum spacers and bolts to drop the fender down a bit are located (ktminfo.com?). I was going to call them but at least wanted to buy the bars first so I only call them once.

Thanks?
Andrew has these available at the adventures workshop, same price, good guy to deal with.
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Old 06-11-2004, 06:50 AM   #41
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Mr. Popsicle,

I couldn't find any damage to the bike, except for a small scratch on one of the panniers. At first it looked like the bar by the fuel tap was scratched, but after washing the bike (Creeper would be proud!) it looks as good as new.
Dear Scoot

A couple of questions:

1) Are the parts for lowering the stock front fender already available on the bike
or we have to buy some extra parts??? and
2) Could you try to check if you can remove the headlight mask to see if it is possible??? PLEASE!!

thanks
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Old 08-10-2004, 10:25 PM   #42
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Thanks! For those interested, I was told there is a three week wait on the crash bars since thery come from Europe and are probably in great demand being that they are a new developement.
Swampy, Adventureworkeshop has them on their website.
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:56 PM   #43
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yah went to order some of these bars but they stoped making them.
the guy at the shop said that they had a recall on them and have not fixed it yet. bummer i whanted some.
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Old 01-24-2006, 01:26 PM   #44
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yah went to order some of these bars but they stoped making them.
the guy at the shop said that they had a recall on them and have not fixed it yet. bummer i whanted some.
They redesigned the bars due to a failure point; then was there some dirt about the redesigned bars still having issues? Maybe it was vibration related failures at the mount points...

I thought some folks had local welders fix the first failure; not sure of later fixes.
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Old 08-10-2006, 08:52 PM   #45
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H&B tank-guards

So, what's the latest on these bars? I saw these bars on a 640 in the flea market recently which sparked my interest. I tried contacting Sommer-KTM, but no reply in over a week and I don't speak german....

Any ideas?
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