Dual Sport fairings from Britannia Composites

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Ian B, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. kanur

    kanur cu new er

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    Ian, Your products look fantastic.

    How about putting the Yamaha XT 225 on the to do list.
  2. Kinsman

    Kinsman Ribs....for her pleasure

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    XRL owners would probably be interested as well.
  3. kewlcat

    kewlcat Mr.

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    Looks good Ian, any tips on how to attempt some thing like this for myself?
  4. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    You're right, there's a number of light switching combinations but I have a feeling that having low on all the time may be a DOT requirement. I'm not sure on this. I'm hoping that we find a good (and economical) HID solution for the projector low beam - that should solve all the electrical issues.

    Dual light XS is coming along, but won't be done by this weekend.
  5. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    It's a lot of work to do a nicely finished job for just yourself, so you have to decide at the outset, whether your project is just a one off, or with production in mind. If you aren't in the composite business, it can be very difficult using the products (and even dangerous !)

    If you want to have a go (and you have a fair amount of time), I would start by reading up as much as you can on using composites and mold making (Google) and go from there. Please feel free to pm me anytime for guidance on specifics britanniacomposites@shaw.ca

    Ian

    PS. A good freind of mine is nagging us to do something with the X Challenge, so I spent a bit of time looking at the posibility of a smallish fairing that also incorporated a 3 litre gas tank in it as well. That would be different !!
  6. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    Yep, we're lining up an XLR, TE610 ,X-Chalenge and a 640 KTM to see if there's enough common ground and interest to get the subframes designed to take a new design (that also uses a slide-away screen) using the same (or similar ) lights.
  7. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    Added !
  8. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    I don't think so, many dual light systems have one on at the time, even in cages, it's one or the other, but for cages, kits are available to convert to both being on at the same time. My Buell setup is one or the other. I'm pretty sure even on single light setup, you either have high beam, or low beam, not both at the same time
  9. JAFO

    JAFO displaced Jeep guy.....

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    Low on all the time is not a req.

    My KLR doesn't have the low on al the time, neither do any of my cages, all of which use high/low beams.
  10. humvee

    humvee Long timer

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    Daytime Running Lights are mandatory here though.
  11. JAFO

    JAFO displaced Jeep guy.....

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    here too, unless your vehicle is old enough.

    My KLR is old enough. :evil

    I think the bigger issue, though, is the liine of demarcation between high and low beam, as you mentioned earlier.
  12. kewlcat

    kewlcat Mr.

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    Thanks! I was thinking to do some thing for my xchallenge the touratech fairing is nice but WAY to pricy for me (real shitty exchange rate) please post your ideas for the X!
  13. Meatwad

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    :thumb BRAVO!! :thumb

    Just what I've been waiting for (& it looks like a perfect color match for my 2001)
  14. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    All of the OEM colours are available for the KLR and you're right, the colour of the prototype shown, is a match for the 01 Olive green (withouth the fading !!)
  15. JAFO

    JAFO displaced Jeep guy.....

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    new pics of the other version??
  16. BDKW1

    BDKW1 KL"X" not "R"

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    :clap Thats more like it!
  17. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    Probably Mon/Tues . The 'mock up' is basically done, but we're still messing around with the detail.
  18. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    Well, this is the third model in the KLR offerings ( the XS twin) and is largely a twin headlight version of the original XS. The 'non beak' version (we're calling it the 'Phoenix twin', because it was the first item to emerge from us after our workshop fire in Oct !! ), will be in production from next week and this one a couple of weeks later.

    As indicated before, all three share the same screens and Carbon dash options and will come in all the KLR OEM colours plus white.
  19. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    More angles
  20. Ian B

    Ian B Fairing Manufacturer

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    And here's a reminder of the other one