Aussie 950/990 Owners Thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by ADVJake, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. anydavenow

    anydavenow Been here awhile

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    You can't even tell whether the main headlight is on or not when it's on!
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  2. DOREY76

    DOREY76 Been here awhile

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    It's interesting how once the lightbarl is on it soaks up the other beams light throw especially around the fender shadow in close.
    I ended up with the HID setup from Rade initially which is on the bike now and I recently received the LED's which I'll have a play around with when I get back from my trip.

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  3. anydavenow

    anydavenow Been here awhile

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    The nice thing about the LEDs is that they're compact and simple. Seems like lighting-wise they're about the same, I'm not sure.
  4. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 ɹǝpun uʍop ɯoɹɟ buıɥɔʇɐʍ

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    You probably said it earlier but I’m just trying to catch up - which LED light bar did you go with and also which brackets? :-)
  5. anydavenow

    anydavenow Been here awhile

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    No worries, Nev. It's a Rigid Industries 6" SR-SRS PRO LED Bar with a Driving pattern: http://shop.snakeracing.com.au/6-sr-srs-pro-led-light-bar-driving/. It's flippin' strong.

    The brackets I made up myself after seeing what @1coolbanana had done. Just some aluminium flat-bar from Bunnings, a rattle can and a bit of patience!

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  6. rider911

    rider911 Shortcut Navigator

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    I hope I'm wrong but given aluminium's inherent properties that can work harden and crack, that light bar is a lot of weight to be hanging off a bracket that was designed to hold 50 grams.
    I'm talking about the brackets you are bolting to, not the ones you made.
    Hopefully the roads will be smooth :D
  7. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer

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    ^ no worries... 3mm aluminium will carry the weight easliy, it's a 'sprung' weight :)
    Nice work Dave on the fab, a vice, a hammer and file... garage powdercoat spray booth no doubt, no over spray on them walls
    :)
  8. anydavenow

    anydavenow Been here awhile

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    Well, I will let you guys know how it goes once road tested! Good time to put money down.

    (And yep, that flat-pack cardboard powder-coating booth worked a treat!)
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  9. rider911

    rider911 Shortcut Navigator

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    Well without knowing what sort of roads you will be riding, but if half your trip is dirt I'll put my money where my mouth is and donate $50 to the RFDS if it survives :lol3
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  10. anydavenow

    anydavenow Been here awhile

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    Brilliant!
  11. DOREY76

    DOREY76 Been here awhile

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    The Big Girl on the return leg, Poeppels Corner at sunset for the double....

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  12. outbackflyer

    outbackflyer Of.

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    its like your a bledy photographer as well as am gun KTM rider
  13. outbackflyer

    outbackflyer Of.

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    The big 950 desert sled emerging from the Hay River track onto the QAA line, lookin good DOREY76 IMG_0514 (1).jpg
  14. outbackflyer

    outbackflyer Of.

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    The desert can be a lonley place sometimes.
  15. DOREY76

    DOREY76 Been here awhile

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    Glad I got through & IMG_20180527_160925.jpg was in great company......
  16. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Hey Dorey, where did you bash plate come from?
  17. snarley

    snarley Long timer

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    Where's ya centre stand.?
  18. DOREY76

    DOREY76 Been here awhile

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    It's all about weight conservation ;-)
    That 3kg stand = 3L water
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  19. snarley

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    Can you tell the difference..3kg....the convenience of a centre stand outweighs that 10 fold in my book.
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  20. DOREY76

    DOREY76 Been here awhile

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    Pete640 made them back in the day.
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