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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,662
Posted By Quacamole
Btw, that front wheel fits in perfectly? No...

Btw, that front wheel fits in perfectly? No spokes touching caliper issues?

Br.,
Quaca
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,662
Posted By Quacamole
Good work Boss!

Good work Boss!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,662
Posted By Quacamole
That's the bad thing, SD parts dont work with...

That's the bad thing, SD parts dont work with SM/ADV frame and SM/ADV parts dont work with SD frame. I also learned it the hard way. Looks like you are using SD swingarm? U want to replace it with...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 383,779
Posted By Quacamole
I like belgium waffles, ukrainian horilka and...

I like belgium waffles, ukrainian horilka and finnish karjalanpiirakka, but please lets focus on getting the AT beast unveiled!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,702
Posted By Quacamole
Tank looks pro!

Tank looks pro!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,662
Posted By Quacamole
Dam it!

Dam it!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,515
Posted By Quacamole
Interesting! So everything else will be ktm parts...

Interesting! So everything else will be ktm parts or...?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-26-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,845
Posted By Quacamole
Tank is fine, when he adds all other bits n...

Tank is fine, when he adds all other bits n pieces it will look pro!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-24-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,845
Posted By Quacamole
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-06-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,276
Posted By Quacamole
It should go outside of the chain I belive?

It should go outside of the chain I belive?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,683
Posted By Quacamole
There should be small VIN plate on the frame,...

There should be small VIN plate on the frame, that says ''1984 or whatever year model'', at least mine has!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,683
Posted By Quacamole
Convert to Vfr

With a little magic, VFR engine sits in there also!

http://vfrworld.com/forums/showthread.php/41558-2nd-gen-engine-in-a-1st-gen-frame

Thunmbs up!
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13,883
Views: 4,859,387
Posted By Quacamole
?

I see two more bikes in the background, something's going on!
What are you not telling us?

Imprssive work btw!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-07-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 69,726
Posted By Quacamole
Tank

How's the tank holding up so far? No issues, have you maybe dropped
the bike or smth..?

Fantastic job btw!

Br.,
Quaca
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,912
Posted By Quacamole
:thumbup

:thumbup
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-08-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Still up!

While I'm on work duties in Oz, F800 and SE950 tanks have arrived at home.
Will try to use em both, in photoshop it looks nice, but I'm not sure about
the reality. Will require custom tail section...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 1,076,008
Posted By Quacamole
Some dummie ques!

So Varadero swingarm mounts to the engine, or there are separate
brackets connected to the frame?

Now when I saw the naked pic, I have urge to try to fit VFR750 into that frame!

Br.,
Quaca
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 202,246
Posted By Quacamole
Plastic

Lil offtopic, but how's that plastic welded tank doing so far?
No issues, no leaks, have you dropped the bike - no cracks?
Did you cover the welds with additional epoxy and resin for
more...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-03-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,217
Posted By Quacamole
Offtopic

Off the topic, but I'm in Sydney now for a year, been searching without luck.
Where can I buy bike less than 1000$?

Cheers mate!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Parts n pipes arrived. Decided to ditch the...

Parts n pipes arrived. Decided to ditch the Africa Twin frame plan and build
similar I did before using some segments of it. Africa frame looks too beautiful and iconic to destroy it.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Ok last one! SE set up seems to be the most...

Ok last one!

SE set up seems to be the most economic and realistic choice.
Planning to get SM tank and make it wider to fit my frame.
Anybody have some experience widening plastic tank? Just...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Was thinking the same, red-white-black, but the...

Was thinking the same, red-white-black, but the color scheme is endless.
It's doable, just need the SMT tank and alot custom made fairings/panels.
Was thinking Triumph Tiger 800/1200 headlights,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Concept

Some concept art while I hunt the needed parts!

http://static2.fotoalbum.ee/fotoalbum/419/482/01049914456432b.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Parts

Most parts come from bike wreckers from Holland (boonstra, motorparts online, etc), Adventure parts go fast on ebay. Total cost ca. 3500euros!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Africa Quadruplet 750

Of course the xrv frame needs some serious modding, also planning to use oldschool technology on this build, suspension, brakes etc...
But Africa Quadruplet 750 is a fact!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Hio., Parts used for KTM: Adventure...

Hio.,

Parts used for KTM:

Adventure 990;
wheels, rear suspension, subframe, rear plastics, front end, swingarm

SM990;
frame, motor + wiring, clocks, silencers, headpipes
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-24-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Version 2.0

Since the weather here is not riding friendly anymore and I just managed to get some Honda antiques - looks like there will be version 2.0

Starved 89' VFR and Africa Twin 650 frame.

You'r...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Greetings and thanks to all supporters there....

Greetings and thanks to all supporters there. Summer here is short and I just wanted to get out there and ride, that´s the reason for switching to KTM.
But yes, planing to finish the VFR also one...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 202,246
Posted By Quacamole
Bow!

Bow to your effort!

Is that Rukka Armas set u wearing btw?

Looks Mad Maxish!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-19-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
End of the road!

So much for my vfr750xc. Parts of KTM SM, SMT ADV used. Turned out quite a beast!

http://static2.fotoalbum.ee/fotoalbum/412/112/010305619391dea.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
It's been a while...

Greetings to all followers!

Major changes in the project. Engine and frame will be changed for KTM SM990, go them for mickey money - could not resist. Engine is with 4000km only.
Sold the VFR...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-18-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Tank progress

Managed to weld tank pieces together, still some plates to go.
Ventilation pipes were a pain in the ass so I decided to drop those,
will think something through the gas cap.

Not the winner of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-13-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,474
Posted By Quacamole
!

Quality build right there!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-13-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Tank fab

As mentioned before, will weld two tanks together. First will fabricate the lower pan
and then just weld the existing GS tank on top. Will try to fit in ventilation and overflow
pipes also as it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-11-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Thanks for the thumbs up everybody!:flug Been...

Thanks for the thumbs up everybody!:flug
Been quite busy with other matters.

Will post some pics of tank fab on sunday, first time using
tig welder so it aint pretty!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
It's been awhile...

Have been busy with other matters and was waiting for the company tig welder to arrive
to start with the tank building.

Sneak preview of riding position, still missing the saddle though,
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 78,128
Posted By Quacamole
Loco!

Next build - now that's my kind of guy, always with new ideas to make the perfect bike!
JB weld I have not seen in action but Devcon makes pretty good metal sealing stuff, I have
seen them using it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-18-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
Tank choppin

Chopped the tank little bit and will merge two tanks as mentioned before

http://static2.fotoalbum.ee/fotoalbum/399/30/0997651552465e.jpg

Lower side for cheking
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-18-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 46,418
Posted By Quacamole
About the VFR1200X it feels desperate solution...

About the VFR1200X it feels desperate solution from Honda to keep up with competitors, they should ressurect Africa Twin.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-17-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 38,034
Posted By Quacamole
Whats with the monkey logo - where have I seen it...

Whats with the monkey logo - where have I seen it before?

Hardcore bike btw!!!
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