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Old 01-11-2014, 07:33 PM   #17776
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Wet ride today, had some fun sliding around.


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Old 01-11-2014, 11:58 PM   #17777
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what happened to the mufflers?
I like my stripey exhausts!

I melted some throw overs on the exhaust and then when I went to clean the black melted shit off I decided I quite liked a bit of random black on them. So I cleaned them and painted them. Matt black with stripes made using torn off bits of masking tape.

Edit: the missus still hasent forgiven me for setting fire to her nightie, which was in the pannier at the time.
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:33 AM   #17778
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Seing those bottles there make me think of putting some bottles in the panels in front of the tanks.... for emergency.
Not sure if that's the best place for drinking water; recently I went on a ride on a VERY hot day (45 deg C) and the breather hose pissed out hot fuel into those side covers, would make for a kak tasting emergency water supply
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Old 01-12-2014, 01:30 AM   #17779
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Not sure if that's the best place for drinking water; recently I went on a ride on a VERY hot day (45 deg C) and the breather hose pissed out hot fuel into those side covers, would make for a kak tasting emergency water supply
Not for water but petrol.

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Old 01-12-2014, 05:06 PM   #17780
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Not for water but petrol.
In that case, on the same ride, there was a bloke on a 990 that had auxiliary tanks in those covers, apparently made in the RS of A!! 4 litres each side and they have all the plumbing, taps and filler caps already.. I'll see if I can get his details and drop you a PM so you can find out where he got them there
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:04 AM   #17781
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In that case, on the same ride, there was a bloke on a 990 that had auxiliary tanks in those covers, apparently made in the RS of A!! 4 litres each side and they have all the plumbing, taps and filler caps already.. I'll see if I can get his details and drop you a PM so you can find out where he got them there
Think it cost R6 000 ( rand) per tank.

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Old 01-13-2014, 06:53 AM   #17782
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:23 AM   #17783
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:58 AM   #17784
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thebarber, great shots!
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:18 AM   #17785
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Went to the beach today. Not too busy this time of year.

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Old 01-13-2014, 10:46 AM   #17786
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Went to the beach today. Not too busy this time of year.
Nice bags !!

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Old 01-13-2014, 11:11 AM   #17787
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Thanks. Glad you like them. I also made those pannier bags in the picture. I'm not quite done with the design yet though. They are foam lined and stand up under weight ok, but I really think they need some plastic stiffeners. After I get that worked out I will offer them at a very reasonable price.
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Old 01-14-2014, 04:48 PM   #17788
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:01 PM   #17789
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:55 PM   #17790
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