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Old 08-08-2013, 05:26 PM   #4111
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G'day,yeh thanks guys for the info,I've already sussed out those mods and yes it already has a fan as well as exhaust wrap and under tank heat shield that was done by my mate(previous owner).

I don't think he ever had any issues with boiling gas but did these mods as a precaution due too what he had heard and read.

I did have some coolant come out of the WP weephole on my last ride ,I was stuck half way up a really steep gnarly fire trail with lots of sandstone steps in it and was off the bike and struggling to get traction. Believe me it wasn't just the bike getting hot and bothered.

For the rest of the ride everything was good, no more weep leaks!

Can any of you guys recommend a bashplate with good protection ,especially on the right side ,I'm a little concerned about the clutch cover.
I have the standard plastic one on at the moment and it doesn't give much side protection.

It already has FORCE radiator guards so was considering one of their bashplates or the other option was a B&B bashplate.

But if anybody has a better idea I'll consider it.

I just worry I'm going hit a ledge or rock with the side cases.

Force!! there in your back yard !!
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Old 08-08-2013, 07:00 PM   #4112
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I did have some coolant come out of the WP weephole on my last ride ,I was stuck half way up a really steep gnarly fire trail with lots of sandstone steps in it and was off the bike and struggling to get traction. Believe me it wasn't just the bike getting hot and bothered.

For the rest of the ride everything was good, no more weep leaks!
I had the same problem. did a search and found they put the seals in backwards. I switched it around and its been fine ever since.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:39 PM   #4113
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Weepy Peepy again!!!

Went to change the oil on the bike this morning and whilst I was warming up the engine the bloody weep hole started pissing out coolant

So I pulled off the pump cover and the seal looked to be in backward as was suggested in other threads(I confirmed with original owner that yes the WP seal had never been changed it's a green one)

So off I went to the local Husaberg dealer to get a new seal and asked about the backward seal deal.

They assured me 100% that the way it was facing(spring facing motor)was the right way and they'd been thru this same conversation 3 times this week alone. The shop mechanic puts the seal(spring facing motor)in that way and always has!!!

OOOOkaaaayyy I'll do it that way then and see what happens after all the seal this way round has lasted 5000kms!

It was pretty easy to change and there was a little crud in behind the seal but not as much as I expected.

I took the opportunity to do the famous weephole mod and that went well too.

I will be interested to see how it goes next week after a good ride.
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Old 08-10-2013, 07:47 AM   #4114
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research

Just started looking into a Husaberg and will read all these posts eventually...one question, I'm sure it's here somewhere (Thumpertalk has the answer):

Husqvarna TE450 or Husaberg 450?


I just sold my te610 to get something smaller, my ideal price point is $2000-$3000, so an 2004-2006 model might work for that price point.

Are Husaberg parts a pain to get? Reliability, etc.?

Okay, I'll start reading from the beginning and load up on coffee! Smart ass comments appreciated...
Thanks!
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Old 08-10-2013, 09:10 AM   #4115
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Just started looking into a Husaberg and will read all these posts eventually...one question, I'm sure it's here somewhere (Thumpertalk has the answer):

Husqvarna TE450 or Husaberg 450?


I just sold my te610 to get something smaller, my ideal price point is $2000-$3000, so an 2004-2006 model might work for that price point.

Are Husaberg parts a pain to get? Reliability, etc.?

Okay, I'll start reading from the beginning and load up on coffee! Smart ass comments appreciated...
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Scott,

Probably won't find a lot of help with your search in this thread. The 70 degree Husabergs started in the 2009 model year.

Good luck with the quest!
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:58 AM   #4116
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Scott, Probably won't find a lot of help with your search in this thread. The 70 degree Husabergs started in the 2009 model year.
Good luck with the quest!
+1, totally different beast. unofficial husaberg is probably a better place to look. only two guys on this thread but you could register on the forum and ask for more comments?
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:21 PM   #4117
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Thanks gentlemen, I'll look around, I thought there would be a thread for Husabergs in the early 2000's...I appreciate the help.
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Old 08-11-2013, 06:49 PM   #4118
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Thanks gentlemen, I'll look around, I thought there would be a thread for Husabergs in the early 2000's...I appreciate the help.
Look here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=640445
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:42 PM   #4119
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FE 570 Wiring Schematic/diagram

As a recent convert to this 70 degree single cylinder lark, I could really use a wiring diagram for a 2010 FE570 UK spec.

Anybody got one please?
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:04 PM   #4120
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As a recent convert to this 70 degree single cylinder lark, I could really use a wiring diagram for a 2010 FE570 UK spec.

Anybody got one please?
Download the service manual from the Husaberg service website. It will have everything you need to maintain your bike - including wiring diagrams.
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Old 08-13-2013, 02:34 AM   #4121
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Can't find one on there, only older pre 70 degree Bergs on there.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:38 AM   #4122
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a while back i set up my rigid industries srm2 light on the later model flasher bracket, but with my tendancy to fall off i get smacking it about, bending brackets etc so i took it off again to work out a better place and came up with this:

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IMG00008-20130801-1959IMG00009-20130801-2008

should be better protected in there and plenty of room/scope for adjustment
Great idea, frostyuk, I love it.

Trying to find one of those lights for myself. Googled up Rigid Industries for the SRM2, but all the dimensions of the housings look too big ( 10 x 7 ). Where is that small 3" - 4" wide model you are using hiding at?

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Old 08-14-2013, 05:12 AM   #4123
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Download the service manual from the Husaberg service website. It will have everything you need to maintain your bike - including wiring diagrams.

http://www.husaberg.com/dealers-service/service.html

Whoops, meant to quote this one

(FE 570 Wiring Schematic/diagram
As a recent convert to this 70 degree single cylinder lark, I could really use a wiring diagram for a 2010 FE570 UK spec.

Anybody got one please?)
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:56 AM   #4124
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Great idea, frostyuk, I love it.

Trying to find one of those lights for myself. Googled up Rigid Industries for the SRM2, but all the dimensions of the housings look too big ( 10 x 7 ). Where is that small 3" - 4" wide model you are using hiding at?

HF
Thanks HF

http://www.rigidindustries.com/product-p/sr-m2-dr.htm

is the one i have, but no dimensions on that site

this one has the datasheet, but i have the driving version rather than the wide one

http://www.tmwoffroad.com/product.sc?productId=606

"Encased in a magnesium housing, the light weighs in at an astonishing 7 ounces, including hardware. At 3 inches wide by 1.75 inches tall, the SR-M fits in the palm of your hand. "

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Old 08-14-2013, 11:57 AM   #4125
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Has anyone tried one of these LED bulbs? I tried buying it but my CC wont go thru...

http://www.hdbright.com/hi-power-ba2...ktm-p-438.html
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