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Old 02-29-2012, 10:05 AM   #60676
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...00_i00_details let me know if it opens for you!

this one also has clear under spot for plate illumination kapsco

Custom Motorcycle LED Rear Tail Light with Integrated Brake Light and License Plate Bracket Universal Custom Fit Taillight Fendor Eliminator - Will Fit to Any Bike, Sport Bike, Harley, or Chopper Harley Davidsons, Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki Cruisers and Sport Bikes
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Do you have a pic of it on yet? Wanna pull the trigger on it, but would like to see it on first. Bought a Motomule Trailer from Mrbracket (Mike) here in Springfield. Need to eliminate the extra fender extender thingy, (Sorry don't know what it's called real name), on my DR. The trailer will work with it on there, but only lifts 3 feet off ground, then hits fender. This is the cheapest option I've seen.

Me and bike are 4th pic down on this link. The trailer is frickin schweet. Got a 3 week Colorado trip planned in July and I can even carry Ice for drinks in the trailer.

http://www.moto-mule.com/trailers-customerpics.html



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Old 02-29-2012, 10:14 AM   #60677
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I couldn't get my R1 throttle tube to work like I wanted it to, so I decided to modify the stock DR tube.

Pics and description here

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768574
The rmz 250 tube works as a quick throttle. Just carve the stop block back to allowfull throttle
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:29 PM   #60678
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As has been said its the Rally Raid unit from the UK.
A bunch of us here in Aus got together and they did a special order in white. Price delivered was about 120 Aus dollars I think.
I believe its reasonably straight forward to fit it to a DR keeping the stock light and brackets.

I decided to pimp it up and go for twin lights which are just 70mm lights I bought at a local auto store.
Holy shit so it uses the DR mounting hardware out of the box? What else did you tweak to make it fit? How do you like it?
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:54 PM   #60679
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Nice work

That's worthwhile just for relocating the turnsig indicator. I can't tell you how many times I've caught myself riding along with a turnsig flashing for no reason. (real reason is I forgot to cancel it) If I could see the indicator (not possible in the stock location) it wouldn't happen as long. I try to not use my signals for that very reason. What's the 10.2 readout about?
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:59 PM   #60680
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What's the 10.2 readout about?
Boost pressure.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:00 PM   #60681
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Boost pressure.


Very slick, MacG
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #60682
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Can the brake line move with suspension travel ?
Just moved out of the way for the pic maybe.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:36 PM   #60683
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seat removal/ swap

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I wish I had extra seat hardware so I could swap back and forth more easily, and do a more thorough comparison. It's nice having 2 seats in case I decide to get a Seat Concepts.
Brackets and rubber bumpers will cost $35 ~ $40 from Suzuki dealer, as best as I can remember. Yes, it's nice to be able to swap seats quick & easy.
To remove seat without removing side panels, I drill large holes ( 1 inch?) in the side panels over the area of the seat bolts. I carry the little Cruz Tool in my kit. A Cruz Tool socket with some poster-tack stuck in it to hold the bolt from dropping into some infinite cavity where you'll never find it, reaches in there to tighten or loosen the seat. Bingo. It's nice to be able to access the battery, etc., trail-side without removing the side panels.
I like what BergDonk did with extended bolts. "I made up some long bolts that go through the sidecovers. Means the seat comes on and off without anything else being touched. They do double duty as a mounting point for my occasional water carriers." A long bolt with tubing-as- spacer would do it, make it even easier to get the bolt on/off, could double as a bungie strap anchor.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:50 PM   #60684
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Holy shit so it uses the DR mounting hardware out of the box? What else did you tweak to make it fit? How do you like it?
I believe Yes, the screen will mount to the existing hardware easily. You have to make up a small bracket for the bottom mount. It comes without any holes or a cut out for the headlight so there is a bit of drilling etc to do. But that's not what I did.

Here's a look at the brackets I used.

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Old 02-29-2012, 01:50 PM   #60685
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Thanks for the kind words. The windscreen is an elcheapo for an FZ1 I got from HERE If you use the code D2M2008 it knocks 15% off the price. It was about $20 on special when I got mine but has gone up some,still not too bad. I wanted something cheap to replace when it broke,but it has held up well. I'm about 6' and with the spacers it puts the air pressure at my chinbar at highway speeds.Kinda cheesy looking but it does the job of keeping the air pressure off my chest. Here are more pics of the screen and the spacers I made to mount it.





The readout is a Cyclemax volt meter HERE (low reading is from engine not on for clearer pic).


ADV8, you are right,I moved the brake line to get a clear pic. It's tucked under my GPS mount.
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Old 02-29-2012, 02:45 PM   #60686
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Just bought a Laminar Lip 'B-King' windscreen from Procycle to replace my Parabellum 25" (or compliment it). The Parabellum is really nice, but way tall, and I thought I wouldn't mind looking through the screen but I do. I read other reviews that the lip puts clean air on the helmet and removes the wind pressure from the chest, hopefully this remains true for my 5'8" frame. I've tried so many shields so far, and just cant find the right one. So far I've had:

A cheapo eBay scooter shield- good protection, vibrated the bars a lot;

the dual sport shield from procycle (in various positions), too much helmet buffet, no protection;

spitfire (in various positions), too much helmet buffet, no protection;

23" parabellum, good except got some nasty buffeting on my helmet at highway speed. and finally;

25" parabellum- fine other then looking through it annoys me, and it looks dumb being as big as it is.

I'm tired of searching
At 6', 34" inseam I am very happy with Laminar screen. I used duct tape for test running and bolted the screen in place with rubber grommets. I didn't trust the velcro to hold up against tree branches etc.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:02 PM   #60687
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Thanks for the kind words.
Hey MacG...that is a nice setup...you don't happen to have a template for that dash do ya?
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:19 PM   #60688
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Hey MacG...that is a nice setup...you don't happen to have a template for that dash do ya?
Sorry but I think it got pitched. I just took a piece of cardboard and scissors and ended up with that. If it would help,I can email more detailed pics that might show more.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:36 PM   #60689
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I think it looks good on the white headlight. Nice looking bike. How do you like the lights mounted on the hand guards? Did you make the brackets? They look nice.
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Thanks for the kind words. The windscreen is an elcheapo for an FZ1 I got from HERE If you use the code D2M2008 it knocks 15% off the price. It was about $20 on special when I got mine but has gone up some,still not too bad. I wanted something cheap to replace when it broke,but it has held up well. I'm about 6' and with the spacers it puts the air pressure at my chinbar at highway speeds.Kinda cheesy looking but it does the job of keeping the air pressure off my chest. Here are more pics of the screen and the spacers I made to mount it.





The readout is a Cyclemax volt meter HERE (low reading is from engine not on for clearer pic).


ADV8, you are right,I moved the brake line to get a clear pic. It's tucked under my GPS mount.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:44 PM   #60690
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Rally Raid Fairing Kit

Are mine eyes deceiving me?

Rally Raid Fairing Kit

After the currency conversion... $1671???

That's almost what I paid for my bike!

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