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Old 04-06-2012, 02:22 PM   #931
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:11 PM   #932
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Easypeasy, you want the brake line slack to be at the top. I have not done mine yet, but you should be able to install everything with the front tire off the ground (forks fully extended) & have the correct amount of slack.



DirtRoamer, the ABS version will require running the brake lines to the ABS unit & from the unit to the front wheel. Also, to correctly bleed the ABS unit you will need a dealer tool.
Ok I have installed my dual front brake lines, and well, It was easypeasy. And at this point I am using zip ties to hold the lines against the fork tubes but I am not sure that I even need em. The lines seem to stay clear of the tire. I will think on some ideas and appreciate all the input, for now I am happy with the way the lines sit. Now for test riding and tinkering.
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:18 PM   #933
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Ok I have installed my dual front brake lines, and well, It was easypeasy. And at this point I am using zip ties to hold the lines against the fork tubes but I am not sure that I even need em. The lines seem to stay clear of the tire. I will think on some ideas and appreciate all the input, for now I am happy with the way the lines sit. Now for test riding and tinkering.
Let's see some photos of your handy work.
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Old 04-06-2012, 11:32 PM   #934
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Let's see some photos of your handy work.
Ok I went ahead and made some brackets for the brake lines. Now the lines move up and down with the wheel. One of the brackets is already on the bike (where the brake line junction comes together on the left front fork) and then I made another one from some shit I had laying around. I will figure out how to post a picture tomorrow. Stay tuned.

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Old 04-07-2012, 06:41 AM   #935
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Ok I went ahead and made some brackets for the brake lines. Now the lines move up and down with the wheel. One of the brackets is already on the bike (where the brake line junction comes together on the left front fork) and then I made another one from some shit I had laying around. I will figure out how to post a picture tomorrow. Stay tuned.
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:15 PM   #936
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Check out brake line pictures in previous post. See above post
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:47 AM   #937
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Ok I went ahead and made some brackets for the brake lines. Now the lines move up and down with the wheel. One of the brackets is already on the bike (where the brake line junction comes together on the left front fork) and then I made another one from some shit I had laying around. I will figure out how to post a picture tomorrow. Stay tuned.
Looks good.
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:05 PM   #938
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A few photo's of the Safari Tank prototype mould.










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Old 04-09-2012, 07:07 PM   #939
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Absolutely. I've been extremely happy with dyna beads in my tubes. I'm only using them in the front of the Tiger. Just make sure you remove any weights on the rim.
Thanks for the feedback Rob, I will try to track some down here in Australia and give them a whirl.

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Old 04-09-2012, 08:01 PM   #940
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I've always felt dynabeads rely on a high level of placebo effect. If you hunt around the web you will find people who have tested them mechanically and found they do not balance the wheel.
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:44 PM   #941
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A few photo's of the Safari Tank prototype mould.










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Nice Thanks for the pix

Looks like the tank is coming along nicely. Really looking forward to having some serious range on my bike. I'll definitely own one of these, when available.

Please keep us posted regarding updates/new developments.
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:52 PM   #942
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Nice Thanks for the pix

Looks like the tank is coming along nicely. Really looking forward to having some serious range on my bike. I'll definitely own one of these, when available.

Please keep us posted regarding updates/new developments.

Silly Question?
Would they be available in a selection of colours?
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:00 PM   #943
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Silly Question?
Would they be available in a selection of colours?

I'm sure there will be several colors including translucent (so you can visually see how much fuel you have left). Keep in mind that these will be molded plastic tanks......and therefore, they will be "molded in color". So it won't be a beautiful metallic paint job, like on the OEM tank......it'll be more like a plastic dirt bike tank.
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:49 PM   #944
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I'm sure there will be several colors including translucent (so you can visually see how much fuel you have left). Keep in mind that these will be molded plastic tanks......and therefore, they will be "molded in color". So it won't be a beautiful metallic paint job, like on the OEM tank......it'll be more like a plastic dirt bike tank.

Well as long as they offer one in black. I would hate to put a clear translucent one on this beast 'o mine.
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:28 AM   #945
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I've always felt dynabeads rely on a high level of placebo effect. If you hunt around the web you will find people who have tested them mechanically and found they do not balance the wheel.
Well you might "feel" the placebo effect but I'm not feeling any vibration or unbalance in my front wheel since changing the tyre. So, unless it's a fluke that it's balanced without needing weights (unlikely) the Dynabeads must be doing their job.
Don't forget, these beads need some speed to throw them into the right place within the tyre/tube. I wonder if those people testing them "mechanically" get enough speed into the spin. Dynabeads will not balance a wheel by the static balancing method as they're mobile inside the tyre/tube.
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