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Old 04-13-2013, 05:58 AM   #8206
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Got my new side case protectors from Adventure-spec.com installed today.





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Old 04-13-2013, 08:13 AM   #8207
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What's the best glue to use for the sidecase protectors?
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:29 AM   #8208
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What's the best glue to use for the sidecase protectors?
hi temp silicone sealer, like for oil pans.
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:01 AM   #8209
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Thx!
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:13 AM   #8210
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Mini rally fairing

I want some added wind protection on my 690 and have been looking around for different options for fairings. But as my budget don't really allow for a nice Rally Raid kit with tanks and everything I started to look for a smaller, cheaper solution. I couldn't really find something I liked, so now I'm thinking of building my own in carbon fiber. I want the wind protection (and looks) of a big fairing, but still keep it simple without all those complex mounts for the navigation tower attaching to the frame. So my plan is to make a fairing that attaches at the fender and somewhere at the clamps for the handlebar.

I did a quick mock up in the computer to visualize my idea and would love some feedback! Why haven't I found any fairings like this? Is there some negative effects from having a high fairing like that turning with the handlebars? Is it just too ugly? Or what am I missing!?



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Old 04-13-2013, 11:55 AM   #8211
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or just get this from Highway Dirt Bikes:




or this one:



from: http://www.aimhi-enduro.com/
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:19 PM   #8212
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What's the highest bar risers that can be fitted without having longer cables or lines etc ?

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Old 04-13-2013, 12:57 PM   #8213
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or just get this from Highway Dirt Bikes:




or this one:



from: http://www.aimhi-enduro.com/
Thanks! The collective knowledge of this forum is amazing! But even my 30 minute design look better than those IMHO :P

And now when I've started to think about building my own I think it could be a fun project.
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:19 PM   #8214
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Not good !!!
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:23 PM   #8215
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What's the highest bar risers that can be fitted without having longer cables or lines etc ?

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We've installed 2" and just rotated the throttle cables to work.










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Old 04-13-2013, 04:45 PM   #8216
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I want some added wind protection on my 690 and have been looking around for different options for fairings.
I guess you didn't like the Lynx fairing?

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Old 04-13-2013, 04:58 PM   #8217
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Anyone know # for this part?

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Old 04-13-2013, 05:33 PM   #8218
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On my '12, the special screw is 76504038000 and the swingarm bolt is 75304037044. I get all my part numbers from the Munn Racing site: http://www.munnracing.com/#

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Old 04-13-2013, 05:43 PM   #8219
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GAS MILEAGE:
(For those that have just a slipon w/ aftermarket filter)

What was the result of going to an AKRO map? I hear all sorts of things about how it doesn't do anything, to....it ROCKS, to....it hurts gas mileage...to it doesn't hurt gas mileage, just gives more power and response.

So I'd really like to hear from ppl who have actually done it and what they think about it?
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Old 04-13-2013, 06:20 PM   #8220
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Many of the diametrically opposed comments do come from actual users. It's proof positive that you have to vett your source before you use te info they provide. I may have the same exhaust and filter options as racer x, and load the same map, and get entirely different results, becuase I ride really really conservatively.

That said, I haven't done any map loading, so this post is a waste of your time.😳

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(For those that have just a slipon w/ aftermarket filter)

What was the result of going to an AKRO map? I hear all sorts of things about how it doesn't do anything, to....it ROCKS, to....it hurts gas mileage...to it doesn't hurt gas mileage, just gives more power and response.

So I'd really like to hear from ppl who have actually done it and what they think about it?
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