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Forum: Vendors 01-23-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,825
Posted By ZigZagMoto
car charger option

Is there a mobile charger available? Just wondering if you can charge/heat while you ride to extend battery life.

-ZigZag
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,429
Posted By ZigZagMoto
I investigating SM wheels for my XChallenge. ...

I investigating SM wheels for my XChallenge.

I have a 19 inch front wheel from a G650GS.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/19inWheel/IMG_0946.jpg

I know the hubs...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,276
Posted By ZigZagMoto
I've been running option #2 for almost a year...

I've been running option #2 for almost a year now.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/xch_tank1.jpg

Write-up here:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Are you talking about this small bag above my...

Are you talking about this small bag above my headlight?
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/BBSP_March2010/IMG_1514.jpg

I take mine on & off regularly and I don't notice...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,464
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Kappa

LuckyStriker has some great mods on his blog, including a Kappa windscreen.
http://theworldaccordingtoluckystriker.blogspot.com/2009/04/bmw-g650-x-challenge.html


His adv post:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,464
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Cee Baileys

MadMax mounted a Cee Baileys
http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm178/ninaudp/rideDualSportPosts_03/xchalllenge.jpg

His thread is here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=493234
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By ZigZagMoto
My Xch did not have a dual-sided exhaust setup...

My Xch did not have a dual-sided exhaust setup like the Dakar but I tried to create that look with an auxiliary tank.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/IMG_1329.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Just a quick update...

Since I have been using my aux tank for a few months now I figured I would give an update.

:clapNo problems with leaks or worries about my range on a tank of gas!:clap

I went out to Big Bend...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,972
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Staying in the park at the Sauceda Bunkhouse was...

Staying in the park at the Sauceda Bunkhouse was a treat.
A bed and shower for only $25/night. You can then pay extra for meals if you don't want to pack in food....
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,567
Posted By ZigZagMoto
I was worried about weight so I used the plastic...

I was worried about weight so I used the plastic ones.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/dakar_rack.jpg

-ZigZag
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,574
Posted By ZigZagMoto
skid plate plans

Andrew,

Any thoughts on sending out the plans for your original skid plate? I could then look for a local fabricator to make it.

For a fee and the promise to only make one of course.

-ZigZag
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
A few folks have asked about support at the...

A few folks have asked about support at the bottom of the tank. Right now I am just using two straps seen in this picture.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
My low fuel light came on at 178 miles for the...

My low fuel light came on at 178 miles for the first tank. Add in the reserve and I figure I have a 200 mile range now.

-ZigZagMoto
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Cruz, Thank for the tip! ZigZag

Cruz,

Thank for the tip!

ZigZag
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
I almost went that route several times. Had that...

I almost went that route several times. Had that exact tank on my shopping cart with my pointer over the "buy" button. But I figured I was too lazy to regularly stop and pour it into the main tank....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
There is a vent integrated into the filler tube: ...

There is a vent integrated into the filler tube:
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/aux_tank1jpg.jpg

20 inches:
I was worried about hanging too much weight that far...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Thanks Sno Dawg, This pic shows the hose,...

Thanks Sno Dawg,

This pic shows the hose, before I added a front strap and zip-tied the hose.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/IMG_1408.jpg

As far as plumbing...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
I don't think it will be a problem but I haven't...

I don't think it will be a problem but I haven't compressed the suspension yet. In this picture you can see that the tank is offset from the tire, but I guess the chain guard could rub the edge but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Yes it is a custom size. I experimented with...

Yes it is a custom size. I experimented with coffee cans and various other containers to mock-up the tank. I obviously wanted the most capacity but had to fit under my rack.

I had a few email...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
oops, forgot to mention where I bought the tank. ...

oops, forgot to mention where I bought the tank.

http://www.coyote-gear.com/
Mine cost $199 plus $15 shipping

-ZigZagMoto
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,421
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Yet another xchallenge aux tank

I might as well add my XChallenge auxiliary tank into the discussions.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/xch_tank1.jpg

It is a 5 inch by 18 inch aluminum cylinder....
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,900
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Dirtbagz

I am happy with Dirtbagz.

L Bracket
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/XCh/dirtbagz1.jpg

Bags...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Just an fyi: here are a few pictures of the stock...

Just an fyi: here are a few pictures of the stock seat diassambled.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/ZigZagPhotos_bucket/IMG_0699.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,548
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Interesting comments on this topic here: ...

Interesting comments on this topic here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10191457&postcount=17
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZigZagMoto
RoyB, Any update on your custom seat? I am...

RoyB,

Any update on your custom seat? I am considering trying one myself with my spare stock seat.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By ZigZagMoto
Thanks

Thanks for the timely posts. My XChallenge arrived today and I was really worried about the seat height. It feels weird sliding to the side of the seat but I am sure I will get used to it. Now...
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