Building up Bike

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by etingelefunts, May 22, 2012.

  1. etingelefunts

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  2. etingelefunts

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  4. Hobbes950

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    Looks great! Nice job.
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  5. etingelefunts

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    Thanks!! Yer awesome:wave
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  6. etingelefunts

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    Sandblasted, sacrificial decal applied.

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    Heat cured, sacrificial decal removed.
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  7. etingelefunts

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  8. etingelefunts

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    Original was suspect. Did not want to wory about problematic rebuild.
    Replacement straight from Austrian factory.
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  9. etingelefunts

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    Decided to use a new loom to keep factory configuration intact.
    New in box harness. Now we have plenty of donor connectors for accessories:clap
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    Stripped stock coating (tedious work)

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    Taped off and blasted
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    Close up of casting (magnifying glass)
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    New bits
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    Married to new bits
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    Wheel weld joint smoothed
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    Scuffed nipple channel to prep for Outex tape (going tubeless)
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    Balanced new Dunlop 606
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  13. etingelefunts

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    Better use these....
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    ....for this to move smoothly (new one on the right coated to match theme)
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    paired with billet upper for Scott's damper
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    With Fasst Flexx bars to cushion rehabbed wrist
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  14. etingelefunts

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    "S" spec forks installed. 265mm travel, "64" springs. Upgrade performed by Superplush
    Seal Saver socks and air bleeder valves
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    Cockpit components ALL new. (speedo, tach, frame, w/s mount, etc)
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    Euro switch. Plug and play light function selection.
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  17. etingelefunts

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    Foam seal for straight pull efficiency
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  18. etingelefunts

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    Ready for prep

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  19. etingelefunts

    etingelefunts retem-odo

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    Seperated horn from compressor, fabbed to fit peeking out from chin guard
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    1/8 NPT pipe tap to fit air line to remote compressor
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    Relay for compressor mounted to brake cable guide stud
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    Compressor zip tied to old emissions pump bracket, and stabilized by cross-brace between ground stud on bike and mounting boss on compressor's left end. This is rock solid to prevent compressor from abusing surrounding wires
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  20. etingelefunts

    etingelefunts retem-odo

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    Bio-engineering has arrived!:D

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    Left side view
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