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Old 05-24-2012, 01:36 AM   #5776
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19" front

Mounted a 19" front wheel (Woody's) with new sticky road rubber.

What a waiste of an adventure bike hey

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Old 05-24-2012, 01:44 AM   #5777
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Those wheels look pretty nice. Did you just lace the rims up to your stock hubs?
No, I splashed out on a set of Woodys 50/50. Silver rims are back in !!
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Old 05-24-2012, 02:13 AM   #5778
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That tread pattern fools a lot of people.

Think of it this way. Unlike the rear tire which needs maximum traction while accelerating, the front tire needs maximum water displacement when braking.. with the pattern that direction.. as you are hard on the brakes it'll squirt the water out the sides (the stretch forces on the rubber are in the opposite direction)..


...or something
Or something
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Old 05-24-2012, 08:05 AM   #5779
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It worked out great. I just used a long prybar between the lower bolt and the tab on the battery box cover (where the tank bolts). I just pushed it out a bit and it now has about 1/4 inch clearance from where the tube was touching the tank.
Thanks. A friend came over and we were staring at my KTM in the garage and talking about bikes and tires and I showed him my crash bars on the tanks. So I grabbed a pry bar and did just what you said. Worked out great. Thanks. That should give me enough room so that I don't wear a hole in my tank.

I feel my KTM is a little overkill around him. He has a Honda Nighthawk 750 that he has been riding all over the western US. He decided one day to start using it as a dual sport. So he put dual sport tires on it so that he had better traction on the 4 wheeler trails and such that he wanted to explore.
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Old 05-24-2012, 08:19 AM   #5780
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Yesterday I spooned on a Mefo Super Explorer and a MT-21. I also changed the oil/filters and installed the Black Dog skidplate & kevlar case protection.

Today I 'll be finishing up the mounts so that I can use my Mermites on the Gobi pannier racks.
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:22 PM   #5781
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Rally Raid Screen

Before, cut original screen, custom xenon light, rarely used and not very good.


Be gone, old non working alarm, xenon light, old ballast, two relays, cables.


New Rally Raid screen (orange), some paint and stickers.


The original Orange Crush.
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Old 05-24-2012, 03:32 PM   #5782
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Before, cut original screen, custom xenon light, rarely used and not very good.



New Rally Raid screen (orange), some paint and stickers.


The original Orange Crush.

That looks GREAT!

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Old 05-24-2012, 10:24 PM   #5783
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Just installed a new RR screen as well. Need to get some pictures but so far, so good!
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Old 05-25-2012, 05:08 AM   #5784
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New Arrow pipes and Zeta hand guards. Madchen now roars. Quite noticeable on mid range power and shoots from 120 kmh to 150 much quicker



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Old 05-25-2012, 05:50 AM   #5785
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Ordered the TT HID front fairing & lights
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:14 AM   #5786
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990 ADV Kickstand Foot Mod -

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Old 05-25-2012, 07:33 AM   #5787
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I see you went to the same welding school I did.
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:36 AM   #5788
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I see you went to the same welding school I did.
Better than JB Weld................
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:37 AM   #5789
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The original Orange Crush.

That looks great!



Hmmm......

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Old 05-25-2012, 11:53 AM   #5790
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Got the mermites mounted-
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