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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:07 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Again in Banana republic countries :freaky the...

Again in Banana republic countries :freaky the VIN parts is debatable. Also it will look so good that the cop will only think how to steal the bike for a ride :P
For the rest a slit will do the...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:21 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Criticism brings evolution! and as long as it...

Criticism brings evolution! and as long as it comes from people with proven experience will only create improvement.

From start I pictured the two halves made from SS pipe. The head is 60mm OD so...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:26 AM
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Views: 416,884
Posted By mrwwwhite
Personally, I would not risk with this method....

Personally, I would not risk with this method. The two footrest brackets are cast aluminum so not that tough. I know just like that, they look fine but you don't want to drop it since that bracket is...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Don't worry! Like D. said, the KTM money-cow will...

Don't worry! Like D. said, the KTM money-cow will not prevent you from forking few thousand in his pocket and since they just released for public the new RFR, I doubt those parts will get out of...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22,246
Views: 2,721,265
Posted By mrwwwhite
Looks are deceiving and that guard adds the...

Looks are deceiving and that guard adds the needed protection for the radiator with a small amount of weight. The system works mostly because of the lower brace (lower square bar) and like I said is...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
It's not Rhino. From Architecture background we...

It's not Rhino. From Architecture background we know a lot of 2D and 3D softwares and I'm comfortable with all Adobe package, AutoCAD, 3DsMAx, ArchiCAD, 3D Rendering Softwares etc. But researching a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
More Update

Working with the factory parts, as I already spent countless of hours deciphering every design line was pretty straight forward.
YES they fit to any 690! And even more! Because of the reduced...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:51 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
They fit the Powerparts rad guard as well.

They fit the Powerparts rad guard as well.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Yes, the rumored new 690 it is on the pipeline...

Yes, the rumored new 690 it is on the pipeline but looking at the rate they put out the Husky 701, from concept to dealer, I would say not sooner than 2017 (available to buy, not launched in bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
http://intotheworld.eu/blog/advrider/rebuild/itali...

http://intotheworld.eu/blog/advrider/rebuild/italian.jpg

Exactly your/my point (regarding iritrak gps crappola)... but in his defense he probably already had the old tanks and tower mounted...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
2,15x2+1,3= ~5kg (5.6kg) You're missing the fact...

2,15x2+1,3= ~5kg (5.6kg) You're missing the fact that the rally bikes have two tanks on each side.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 70,187
Posted By mrwwwhite
Piece of art!!! How long it took to 3d print...

Piece of art!!!
How long it took to 3d print that part?
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
For? :P - tanks are less than 1000E (bald...

For? :P

- tanks are less than 1000E (bald without accessories)
- plastic sidefarings are ~400E (auch)
- front clear screen ~100E (not bad as it will crack in a more serious crash)
- stone guard...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
http://intotheworld.eu/blog/advrider/rebuild/parts...

http://intotheworld.eu/blog/advrider/rebuild/parts_05.jpg


http://intotheworld.eu/blog/advrider/rebuild/parts_06.jpg

Just a bit over 5kg for '15 KTM 450 RFR fairing and front tanks? Since...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Update Part 2

How hard could it be? To replace a 30+ team by one and a half (Ana is only partially involved in my madness as she has also her own things)?
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
No apologies needed. As always your insight and...

No apologies needed.
As always your insight and knowledge base is impressive to say at least.
That clip got me thinking. That is f king impressive :)
I know and also read the CF bits and was not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Clever thinking! I know people managed to...

Clever thinking!

I know people managed to flip the cut off part inside the 60mm projector to make it suitable for RHD but it's true legal wise it's better with 90mm.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
World is small... :) My advice to him was to...

World is small... :)
My advice to him was to just take a lite kit and enjoy the rally. The last thing you want when you spend so much on logistics and rally fees is a technical problem caused by the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Hehe Jonathan (aka OverlandRider) is doing the...

Hehe Jonathan (aka OverlandRider) is doing the same on the 690. It will be his third kit after RRP and Omega. Having said that after inmate Milzispete's post I'm sure he would invest in adapting the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Will do, Will do. Probably if the budget is not...

Will do, Will do. Probably if the budget is not an issue the best way would be to squeeze the 690 engine into a '15 RFR Bike. THAT will make the Ultimate ADV Bike for sure. Fit wise I reckon they...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
True, True... Ducati's OR Rally/Adventure...

True, True...

Ducati's OR Rally/Adventure bikes :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
For me it was only with or without Safari tank...

For me it was only with or without Safari tank (yet... in 2-3 weeks I will confirm this using the new RFR 2015 tanks as well).
I can only say that there's a huge difference in handling (especially...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
The main setback IMHO is the weight distribution....

The main setback IMHO is the weight distribution. Because it's so high and holds quite a fuel amount it will make the bike feel very heavy compared to other tank solutions (especially RFR tanks or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By mrwwwhite
Only tank ~6kg.

Only tank ~6kg.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 70,187
Posted By mrwwwhite
Since the actual build of the Quest kit is almost...

Since the actual build of the Quest kit is almost ready I wish to direct the thread followers who do like the beaky new look of the '14-'15 RFR to my build thread since I'm gonna build one of these...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
for people researching about adventurising the...

for people researching about adventurising the 690 or rally kits here's a post with my thoughts about them and the beginning of building one of these:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Big Update - Part 1

Ok! For the build part I need to go back in time to the moment I’ve first set my eyes on one of this beauties.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Totally! I used it already for two days now and...

Totally! I used it already for two days now and no more fuel spill. Next I'll laser cut a Alu sheet to fill the triangle shaped area then off to a black anodizing for a nice black stealth look.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 99,247
Posted By mrwwwhite
Looking good! It was time someone finished what...

Looking good! It was time someone finished what KTM Basel should have done in the first place.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22,246
Views: 2,721,265
Posted By mrwwwhite
Today I did this: ...

Today I did this:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=340051&d=1429604344

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=340063&d=1429625581

No more fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 790,131
Posted By mrwwwhite
They are the same, SS but KTM is powder coated...

They are the same, SS but KTM is powder coated black. Good luck getting either (probably both TT and KTM actually have same 3rd party manufacturer). Last delivery date in the dealer net system was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Done! 340063

Done!

340063
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
340051 This one is work in progress but by...

340051

This one is work in progress but by noon I'll have a billet rear tank cap and adaptor. No more fuel on my brand new white rear plastic when I enjoy this wheely machine :)
BTW all Alu parts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Thanks Ulller! For the oem airbox your idea is...

Thanks Ulller! For the oem airbox your idea is pretty awesome. Since mine will be shorter and slimmer I think I can make a bracket in the front without cutting the frame tabs. ;)
Glad to share my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
+1 :freaky My '09 R used oil till 6-7000km...

+1 :freaky

My '09 R used oil till 6-7000km then stopped; then till 32k no oil consumption what so ever. I'm using Motul 300V 15W-60 Offroad or Motul 7100 10W-60.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
KTM 690 Adventure (re)build

Thanks for both tips. As the airbox is pretty slim in the TB area is very plausible that following your suggestion to be able to take it out without getting the tank out. That would be pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22,246
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Posted By mrwwwhite
The problem is not how it will perform but how...

The problem is not how it will perform but how long it will perform and if you can service it when it will not work as it should. I know older KTM damper models were not serviceable.
Besides that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
KTM 690 Adventure (re)build

It should clear the stock seat without any problem so I don't see a reason why this airbox could not fit a stock 690 as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,435
Posted By mrwwwhite
Guys I promise an update this weekend! ...

Guys I promise an update this weekend!



Thanks for the feedback Lukas, watch out for Asian ladies and crazy backpackers. It looks like after the remoteness of Central Asia and Siberia you enjoy...
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