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Old 05-15-2013, 05:07 PM   #3841
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Just thought I would say a G'day.

I just bought a brand new 2009 0kms FE570 from the Husaberg dealer here in Tasmania.

The last new 570??

Good result. Happy boy!!

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Old 05-15-2013, 07:15 PM   #3842
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Just thought I would say a G'day.
I just bought a brand new 2009 0kms FE570 from the Husaberg dealer here in Tasmania.
The last new 570??
Good result. Happy boy!!
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an excellent choice! i compiled a few of the typical mods for a new one here. i would add getting a cush drive hub if you plan on a fair bit of road use, or just a pile of miles adventure riding as the countershaft can wear prematurely in those conditions.
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Old 05-15-2013, 09:44 PM   #3843
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Yes there will be a few things I need to do to the bike.

Taking it though Mongolia and Siberia next year.

Will read your thread so thanks for the info.

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Old 05-15-2013, 11:07 PM   #3844
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Repair or replace?

The bottom tube is pretty banged up


Myler's?

Not finding a defacto list of aftermarket options
Misomoto?
OEM + BP rad guards?
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:21 AM   #3845
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try these ones Scorpion, I got a pair and no problems.....

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/WINNER-RA...e6fadab&_uhb=1

bigger and fully TIG welded.....
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Old 05-16-2013, 03:00 AM   #3846
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Repair or replace?
Myler's?

Not finding a defacto list of aftermarket options
Misomoto?
OEM + BP rad guards?
I would send a picture to Myler's to get a quote since you are in the US, seems like they do very good work and will be able to fix this at a fair price.

If you are going with a replacement, I would only buy a set that you can fit BPD guards on. They should be high on everybodies list so the above doesn't happen, they are in a different league compared to all the other guards!

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Old 05-16-2013, 05:58 AM   #3847
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Repair or replace?

The bottom tube is pretty banged up


Myler's?

Not finding a defacto list of aftermarket options
Misomoto?
OEM + BP rad guards?

Send it for repair. Will probably cost you about $80 for the repair and at the worst case you will have it for a spare if you decide to get an aftermarket one as well. Mylers has repaired 2 radiators for me...one on my old DRZ when I hit a tree and pretzeled a rad into a shape far worse than yours...and once on the 690 when I hit a tree and damaged it quite badly.
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:38 AM   #3848
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Possible resurrection of the 70 degree in red???

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news...te/#more-42974
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Old 05-16-2013, 11:29 AM   #3849
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http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news...te/#more-42974
Who knows!!

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Old 05-16-2013, 11:49 AM   #3850
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Repair or replace?

The bottom tube is pretty banged up


Myler's?
Yup. Mylers. Definately. That looks no worse that what mine was last year. Mine came back from Mylers better n' new. I opted for their optional service to "strengthen" the radiator too.

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BP rad guards?
Yes. That's what mine now sports. Rubs on the end of the fender a little, but they're pretty solid.
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:05 PM   #3851
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...and once on the 690 when I hit a tree and damaged it quite badly.
Damaged the tree?
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Old 05-16-2013, 12:56 PM   #3852
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Damaged the tree?
Not as much as I would like. Plenty of time to try again
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:09 PM   #3853
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BPD guards

Another "definite yes" for BPD guards. Just rode Baja with Nate and Bud, couldn't find a better bunch to spend your money with.

As far as the fender rubbing, just shim the rear of the fender between it and the lower triple clamp, about 3/16" did it for mine.

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Yup. Mylers. Definately. That looks no worse that what mine was last year. Mine came back from Mylers better n' new. I opted for their optional service to "strengthen" the radiator too.



Yes. That's what mine now sports. Rubs on the end of the fender a little, but they're pretty solid.
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:47 PM   #3854
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Possible resurrection of the 70 degree in red???

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news...te/#more-42974
can't wait, merging these brands can only be a good thing.

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Old 05-16-2013, 08:16 PM   #3855
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can't wait, merging these brands can only be a good thing.

Haha! That looks exactly like something Husky would design.
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