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Old 06-30-2005, 04:48 PM   #1
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Anyone Done a 640 to Rallye Rep Conversion?

Looking at pics of 2004/05 European 660 Rallye Replica and damn if it didn't look sweet.

Anyone done something resembling a 'normal' 640 Adv to Rallye Rep makeover (tanks, exhaust, cockpit) - even if displacement stays stock. My guess is the parts aren't that expensive.
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Old 06-30-2005, 05:23 PM   #2
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My guess is the parts aren't that expensive.
too bad the search function is so bad.

The parts are very expensive and even harder to get. There are significant differences in the ADV and the Rallye bikes starting in 2001 (or 2002?). Before then, they were quite similar.

I'm certainly not saying its impossible, but I'll let others chime in.
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start with the low slung exhaust and, oops, too loud - nevermind.
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Old 06-30-2005, 06:04 PM   #5
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Just sell them GSs and get a real 660 Rallye. You'll be the coolest kid on yer' block.
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Old 07-01-2005, 06:40 AM   #6
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Yeah..

...searching didn't reveal much. I know a dealer who can get Dakar parts, but my hope was that with KTM selling a 04/05 Rallye rep that they'd naturally have a spares inventory for those lucky European riders who nought one and had a tumble, etc.

GS's long gone.....they were sacrificed to the great orange god
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more creative on a second search (that and/or lucky) and found some info from Happe that would seem to indicate that a conversion is likely a no go.

Now that being said, the right set of aftermarket rear tanks, a 2:2 exhaust, some jetting and you'd have a longer-range, louder and freerer-flowing close cosmetic proximity.

My idea was to ignore the internals/electrics as too expensive and rare. Just rear tanks (mounting problems?), taller front tanks/fairing, rally petcock on frame (yeah...) exhaust, skid plate (ktm-sommer), seat (RR) and the cockpit gear (TT or KT-sommer).

You just never know....
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...searching didn't reveal much. I know a dealer who can get Dakar parts, but my hope was that with KTM selling a 04/05 Rallye rep that they'd naturally have a spares inventory for those lucky European riders who nought one and had a tumble, etc.

GS's long gone.....they were sacrificed to the great orange god

There're a couple of 660RR's for sale on www.dakar.com
Its much cheaper than buying the Parts.
The rear tank for example, you need to moove the airbox, that will need the front tanks, that need the fairing, and so on.
Bloody expensive.
You need the mechanical waterpump, that needs the newer clutch cover that costs 1400.-$US just the cover!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 07-01-2005, 07:10 AM   #9
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old chain reaction effect. good point.

I think you'd want to go the rallye rep route so you'd get a bike that you KNEW could be licensed for rode use. Nice to drool over though...
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