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Old 09-27-2012, 09:33 AM   #5716
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I am running mousses in a 1.6" Excel rim, in fact that is the size that pretty much every rally bike I have seen uses? They are a pain to fit either way, though...

I'd say 1.6" for sure if you are riding mostly off road. They put a 1.85" on there as a compromise because it's a dual sport, just like they come with TKC80 (or at least they did).

Seth by raid wheels you mean RAD Mfg?
I think it is RAD. Now they are Pirelli MT21 stock, Lukas. I think I'll probably go for the Excel. But choices are RAD, Excel and DID (Ltx or Stx). We'll see how it feels.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:44 AM   #5717
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I had a list?
Ok. Not really a list, but an attempt to structure infos ...

I found it ... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723338
I also found Vector Leto: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...php?p=16802212

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Old 09-27-2012, 10:24 AM   #5718
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I think it is RAD. Now they are Pirelli MT21 stock, Lukas. I think I'll probably go for the Excel. But choices are RAD, Excel and DID (Ltx or Stx). We'll see how it feels.
RAD Mfg doesn't make rims, only hubs. The do build wheels using rims from Excel, DID, Sun (or used to) and CACR.

Go for the 1.6" A60 if you are after max. strength. It will still handle ok on road.
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:10 AM   #5719
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Raid = Rad...yep thats it.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:11 PM   #5720
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In a moment of boredom I decided to check where my accessories came from:

Australia
Pro-fill fuel filter
Uni air filter
Vortex ECU
Motoz tires
Seat Concepts tyres

UK
Rally Raid Products Tank bolts
Steering damper mount
Bar raisers
Billet fuel filler cap conversion

USA
Scott Steering damper
Flatland skidplate
Superplush Rear spring
Dirt Bike Gear fender bag
Trail Tech TTO hour/tach meter
Ziptie Racing front axel pull
Rocky Mountain LED relay

South Africa
Hyde hand guards
Hyde Carcon fibre Case guard

Japan
Suzuki LTZ 400 fan switch

Italy
Pirelli UHD tubes

Germany
Touratech Shark fin

China
No name brand headlight bulbs (numerous)
LED indicators

A real mongrel, for sure. Some stuff like the fold away mirrors and foam grips I have no clue where it came from. Of course, most of these would be made somewhere completely different.

Thanks for letting me waste 3 minutes of your life
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:06 PM   #5721
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Team-I just tried fitting the correct part number UNI pod filter for these bikes and it is the absolute worst fitting part I've ever attempted to fit.

It should be a drop in, shouldn't it?

The fit is so bad the airbox cover won't even close.

The durometer of the sealing rubber is WAY higher than the sealing rubber on the stock pleated filter.

The sealing rubber is black, and the pods themselves are grey. Sure wished they were green, or white.

Have any of you had to trim the ID of the airbox filter hole in order to make this thing drop in correctly?

Hey Mr. UNI !! Don't they make straight edges and tape measurement devices south of the equator?

There's no way on earth I'd ride that bike around the neighborhood with a fit this poor.

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Old 09-27-2012, 01:07 PM   #5722
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yea, the list.....

The list of guns that got dropped during the invasion of France in WWII
That's one huge list!!!
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:39 PM   #5723
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Team-I just tried fitting the correct part number UNI pod filter for these bikes and it is the absolute worst fitting part I've ever attempted to fit.

It should be a drop in, shouldn't it?

The fit is so bad the airbox cover won't even close.

The durometer of the sealing rubber is WAY higher than the sealing rubber on the stock pleated filter.

The sealing rubber is black, and the pods themselves are grey. Sure wished they were green, or white.

Have any of you had to trim the ID of the airbox filter hole in order to make this thing drop in correctly?

Hey Mr. UNI !! Don't they make straight edges and tape measurement devices south of the equator?

There's no way on earth I'd ride that bike around the neighborhood with a fit this poor.

Dirty
I had to cut a large amount of the sealing rubber off of the UNI filter to make it fit... I recall there being instructions that came with the filter stating that I would need to trim as much as 10mm around the edge to make it fit, if they knew it needed to be trimmed, why didn't they just make it that way? I too thought about cutting the box, but I'd rather not modify the expensive parts to make the cheap parts fit! I now just have a UNI pod filter attached directly to the throttle body, but this is definately not a solution for everyone.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:53 PM   #5724
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I had to cut a large amount of the sealing rubber off of the UNI filter to make it fit... I recall there being instructions that came with the filter stating that I would need to trim as much as 10mm around the edge to make it fit, if they knew it needed to be trimmed, why didn't they just make it that way? I too thought about cutting the box, but I'd rather not modify the expensive parts to make the cheap parts fit! I now just have a UNI pod filter attached directly to the throttle body, but this is definately not a solution for everyone.
After closer inspection, I had that same overmold edge on the ID of the Airbox body and after looking at it's jaggedy edge decided it was pretty apparent it wasn't supposed to be there.

Quick work with a utility knife, and that overmold is gone. The fit is 75% there now. I'll trim the forward most overmold lip when I remove the airbox.

Stock Can and this UNI, with no remap, and I should be fine, eh?

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Old 09-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #5725
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Stock Can and this UNI, with no remap, and I should be fine, eh?
air filter oil will impede flow a bit so that should help
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:45 PM   #5726
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Twin Air part number



Anyone have the Twin Air part number handy for this filter?

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Old 09-27-2012, 09:35 PM   #5727
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Does anyone know if this luggage makes it hard to get to the gas cap? I tried it at the dealers, but it was hard to tell as I couldn't really install it, and of course the bag was empty.
It would be annoying to have to loosen the bag every time you gassed up.
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:06 PM   #5728
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Does anyone know if this luggage makes it hard to get to the gas cap? I tried it at the dealers, but it was hard to tell as I couldn't really install it, and of course the bag was empty.
It would be annoying to have to loosen the bag every time you gassed up.
Thanks.
It does depend on how you mount it (forward), or if you have something else on the back to attach it to - like for me I now have Rally-Raid luggage racks (this results in the bags being attached forward - but I'm still to test this theory). I had previously found that with the tent strapped to the coyote I had to loosen it off to fill up, meaning it takes a little longer to get going again and is very annoying if the group your riding with all have aftermarket long range tanks and don't stop to wait - this happened to me previously.
But overall, no a major task as is fairly quick to loosen and tighten - no need to take off completely.

Hope this helps.

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Old 09-27-2012, 10:46 PM   #5729
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Intake rocker arm needle bearing let go. Thankfully all needle's recovered without having to split the case. Unfortunatelly though, the rocker arm took out the cam shaft.



Little blurry, but you can see the damage beside the cam, the lobe looks fairly similar, like it got hammered. Swapping the timing chain just in case.. KTM has the timing chain back ordered until Manuary, but my parts guy knows a guy who knows a guy thats not Dutch, so the part will be in tomorow.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:48 AM   #5730
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Does anyone know if this luggage makes it hard to get to the gas cap? I tried it at the dealers, but it was hard to tell as I couldn't really install it, and of course the bag was empty.
It would be annoying to have to loosen the bag every time you gassed up.
Thanks.
This pic is with Mojave but I have Coyote too. Mounted on SW Mototech rack I am able to remove gas cap without loosening bag straps.

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