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Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Erik RS
WARRANTY VOID :D Hope you came out without...

WARRANTY VOID :D

Hope you came out without serious damage Ard. If I remember well it was only 3 or 4 weeks back we mounted the rack?
If you need any paperwork or quote for the insurance you know...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 06:42 AM
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Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
Alas Simon, beyond prototyping already. But...

Alas Simon, beyond prototyping already.

But they will be for sale :deal :D

Cheers mate
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,287
Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
Rally fairing

I know I've spoken to some people before (actually quite some time ago :(: ) about it, to do an XCo version of the fairing we do for the Challenge. Well, as always, it took more time than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,221
Posted By Erik RS
Thumb Great job

My dear Russian godchild :D,

I haven't had the time to follow all the forums for some months, so missed out on all this, but I'm surely flabbergasted of all the time and energy you've put into...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
With a steel subframe no reinforcements are...

With a steel subframe no reinforcements are needed I guess.

Hint:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-i0fcnvxIM-c/U7r2TvBPImI/AAAAAAAADc4/yp-LcU1EN_M/s800/IMAG1345_small.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Teaser

Plenty of problems with the mould, but the the first proto rolled out of it.
I'll continue after some (I think welldeserved :D ) holidays
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
F800GS fender brackets

Newsflash (http://hotrodwelding.nl/news.php?news_id=31)
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Mould should be ready by now. I hope to have the...

Mould should be ready by now. I hope to have the first product out of the mould coming week.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
It's just nomal carbon steel. No rocket science...

It's just nomal carbon steel. No rocket science here. Just use normal mild steel for your brackets and for welding your average construction welding wire.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Last option I guess. Mixing of water and oil at...

Last option I guess.
Mixing of water and oil at the pump is virtually impossible, because of the 2 seals and chamber in between
So, in case of a real issue, you'd probably be having head gasket...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Cheers Mark, I'll see how these XCo mounts...

Cheers Mark,

I'll see how these XCo mounts work out with my brackets, but there won't be much difference In guess, and plastic is flexible :D
Is that 19 or 21"at the front?

Looks like my kind...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
About the same solution I use. I did the setup...

About the same solution I use.
I did the setup for the Challenge, not yet for the Country, but the rear are the easiest brackets (or do they fit just as is? I can't really see that in the pics)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
My exhaust did 5.3 kgs on the scales if I...

My exhaust did 5.3 kgs on the scales if I remember well. So I agree with our Russian youngster :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
<table cellspacing="0" border="0" cellpadding="0"...

<table cellspacing="0" border="0" cellpadding="0" width="299"><colgroup><col style="mso-width-source:userset;mso-width-alt:8594;width:176pt" width="235"> <col style="width:48pt" width="64"> ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
No problem of course :wink: I'll give a shout...

No problem of course :wink:
I'll give a shout here when they're ready. Just one, I don't want to be banned to vendors. :deal
The info will be on my site when they're for sale of course

FYI:
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Yessir I took the upper plugs out of my...

Yessir

I took the upper plugs out of my original XChallenge forks and let it bottom. So full compression will probably be less, because of the compressed springs in between, but I wanted to be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
You guys are quicker then I can deliver :wink: ...

You guys are quicker then I can deliver :wink: :D

Proto's are ready, but nobody has ridden with them yet. Some testing is the minimum before I let it loose on he crowd.:wink:

I figured the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Actually most of the plastic is PP...

Actually most of the plastic is PP (polypropylene). The sort of material is normally stamped on the inside of the panel, together with the rest of the info e.g. production date, p/n a.s.o.

It's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,287
Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
Like your attitude mate :thumb

Like your attitude mate :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Erik RS
2 kgs for the tank and abt. 4-4,5 for the rack. ...

2 kgs for the tank and abt. 4-4,5 for the rack.
Let's switch subject or I'm banned to "vendors" :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
How abt. this: Calculate (convert to your...

How abt. this:

Calculate (convert to your "measuring language" if necessary :wink: ) abt. 155 kgs for the bike ex works
(or a bit extra if you bring extra fuel)
Add accessory weight you've put...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Erik RS
Fair enough :wink:

Fair enough :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Erik RS
I doubt that the high temp silicon will do. Not...

I doubt that the high temp silicon will do. Not high temp enough I fear :wink:
Material is some kind of graphite gasket sleeve btw
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Don't worry toomuch about the sealant. Any...

Don't worry toomuch about the sealant. Any MS-polymer will do probably, as well as silicon. I personally like the MS better (it sticks like hell and doesn't contaminate any future paint job as...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,240
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Posted By Erik RS
Hey gafrol, You did watch out you didn't glue...

Hey gafrol,
You did watch out you didn't glue the solenoid? :rofl
You're really getting into it aren't you?
Please keep us posted on the progress. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
I got original hubs in Excel rims and no...

I got original hubs in Excel rims and no machining whatsoever. I can't imagine what's so different about another rim that makes it necessary to machine the hub ???
Last front wheel Haan Wheels...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Hi Don, I did a thread on this once at our...

Hi Don,
I did a thread on this once at our local GS-forum. Text is in Dutch, but the pics speak for themselves I think :wink:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Edi, check mail :wink:

Edi, check mail :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9,287
Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
Didn't realise you were talking about the heat...

Didn't realise you were talking about the heat radiation. Actually that problem is mostly solved when you take the cat out. The cat is the big generator of heat.

The cats used these days are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Swimmer, check PM, link valid untill the 5th...

Swimmer, check PM, link valid untill the 5th :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9,287
Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
With all due respect, I'd like to discuss that...

With all due respect, I'd like to discuss that with your expert :wink:.
Apart from the gasflow point of view (though I've never looked into this particular case) I've known BMW to take aerodynamic...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Presto ...

Presto

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_SBVcJNHDyo/UsAISps3eCI/AAAAAAAADRM/lVeFJ-exNcM/s1031/Lower%2520triple.JPG

Please take note some measurements are approximate, since measured on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
@ Steffen, I'll mail you a drawing tomorrow. I...

@ Steffen, I'll mail you a drawing tomorrow. I think I got a full 3D model of that triple in my computer at the workshop
Else I have one lying around loose to take measurements from.
(Your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9,287
Views: 1,402,421
Posted By Erik RS
I found out that there are 2 diameters used...

I found out that there are 2 diameters used (probably different suppliers). At the third catsectomy I had a pre-cut piece ready and waiting and it didn't fit at all. I's been some time, I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 30,050
Posted By Erik RS
Definitely in :clap I'm not toomuch of a FB...

Definitely in :clap
I'm not toomuch of a FB fan, but this time it helped getting me here :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 1,125,722
Posted By Erik RS
Tommy you'll receive mail :wink:

Tommy you'll receive mail :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,778
Posted By Erik RS
Keep bringing it on Mark. Great pics and r&r ...

Keep bringing it on Mark. Great pics and r&r
One hell of a way for sure seducing me to come over and check it out myself :nod
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,778
Posted By Erik RS
Great report Mark and very nice pics. I get the...

Great report Mark and very nice pics.
I get the idea though, that that list you sent me with the best times of the year (weatherwise) to come over for a ride, can be scrapped :evil

Eagerly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Matt, don't about MY of the different racks....

Matt, don't about MY of the different racks. Though tight the rack used to comply with the Xtank. From the racks with the "quicklock" or whatever this system interferes with the tank. There are ways...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 675,755
Posted By Erik RS
Nice one Josh :thumb Was nice meeting you ...

Nice one Josh :thumb Was nice meeting you
According to the news you'd better stay in the shade at the the moment in your part of the globe
Happy riding, and keep the muddy side down :ricky
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