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Old 06-02-2013, 08:03 PM   #7951
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Well, I went for it. I think it looks pretty good. I'll do the other crash bar tomorrow. I might do the pannier mounts as well.

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Old 06-02-2013, 08:39 PM   #7952
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I like it, nice idea.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:45 PM   #7953
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Sold mine

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Old 06-02-2013, 09:34 PM   #7954
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Well, I went for it. I think it looks pretty good. I'll do the other crash bar tomorrow. I might do the pannier mounts as well.

what paint and prep did you do? i've been wanting to do it but have been a bit lazy/no time....
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:02 PM   #7955
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I wiped the crash bar down with a shop towel (blue heavy duty paper towels) and windex. Then I sprayed Rustoleum PN: 249095 Gloss Real Orange spray paint on it. Its the Painter's Touch 2X ultra cover paint+primer.

I know, I need to go back and get another KLR, but the SW Motech crash bars were pretty scratched and beat up so I figured the spray paint isn't really hurting anything. Same goes for the pannier mounts; they're scratched, faded, and starting to get a little bit of rust. The spray bomb action isn't going to make them any uglier.
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:13 PM   #7956
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:51 PM   #7957
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I wiped the crash bar down with a shop towel (blue heavy duty paper towels) and windex. Then I sprayed Rustoleum PN: 249095 Gloss Real Orange spray paint on it. Its the Painter's Touch 2X ultra cover paint+primer.

I know, I need to go back and get another KLR, but the SW Motech crash bars were pretty scratched and beat up so I figured the spray paint isn't really hurting anything. Same goes for the pannier mounts; they're scratched, faded, and starting to get a little bit of rust. The spray bomb action isn't going to make them any uglier.
Probably gonna end up doing them tomorrow now. is that orange a pretty close match?
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:57 PM   #7958
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I think so, its a nice deep and bright orange. Seems to match the gauges well.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:18 AM   #7959
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Fitted a new carbon fibre screen and went up to the mountains

Unfortunately still buffets like hell but i think i'll have to live with it.

What Top Box is that?
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:24 AM   #7960
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It's a Touratech manufactured aluminium box from the KTM Powerparts catalogue. Superb quality came with the bike when I biught it nearly new I have two matching 46L side bins too.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:18 AM   #7961
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Well, I went for it. I think it looks pretty good. I'll do the other crash bar tomorrow. I might do the pannier mounts as well.

Looks great!
But i would think twice before painting the rear mounts. Look for pics, I've seen a couple and I don't think they look that great in orange.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:42 AM   #7962
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Thanks and I agree. I was looking at it this morning and decided to just leave it at the crash bars.
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:10 PM   #7963
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Kissing the Top of the Stock 950 Windscreen

Front end washed out on me on the wrong bike , wrong worn tire, wrong wet single track, wrong event.

Ended up giving the top of my KTM 950 wind screen a big wet one thru the opening of my full face helmet.

Thought I might need a sew job and new choppers.

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Old 06-03-2013, 04:37 PM   #7964
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Well, I went for it. I think it looks pretty good. I'll do the other crash bar tomorrow. I might do the pannier mounts as well.

I sent out your custom bags today. They'll certainly match the bars now. I never did stripes like that before on the bags, but they came out super nice. I really can't wait to see them mounted up on your bike. I'd just recommend using some Scotch Guard on the orange stripes to keep them from getting dirty because that fabric isn't treated.

In case anyone is interested, here's a teaser pic. I'm sure he'll post a better one.



I'll be away for most of June, but if you're interested, look me up at the end of the month and I can take an order.

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Old 06-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #7965
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WooHoo That's going to so sweet on my bike. Thanks again man.
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