F800GS / F650GS MOD Skid Plate Tool Box -new version

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by toowheels, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. MCMXCIVRS

    MCMXCIVRS Long timer

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    Interested in seeing (and getting) the new skid plate rubber mounting. :lurk Haven't decided on the toolbox yet, but if another project that someone I know is working on succeeds, I'll be needing to relocate my current tool kit.
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  2. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    Sure no problem for anyone that has our skid plate now to get one. No Tool Box necc.

    Hmmm...sounds like Oso Blanco's project....

    Here's little impromptu video clip Leslie (www.advgrrls.com) shot on the DualSportBC Spring Newbie ride:

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    Linky:
    http://advgrrls.com/2012/03/26/motooverland-com/

    Thanks,

    Dave
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  3. Mach Z

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  4. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    Hey Mach Z,

    That looks great!! Really integrates well.

    Wanna make some more? :deal

    I'd like to check that out in person some day. I'm sure I'll see you around somewhere 'round here...

    Thanks,

    Dave
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  5. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    The MOD Tool Boxes are finally shipping!

    Got a bit of a backlog but we're workin on it!

    Some details:

    This is what it looks like installed with the carriage bolts going in from the back (my preferred method):

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    We had some issues with the carriage bolts we got. They weren't as square (blunt corners) and had a bit of a taper to the base each presenting issues that are fixable. We also have gotten them down to being as short as possible so there won't be extra threads sticking out either inside the box or out the back of the skid plate.

    More to come...

    Thanks!

    Dave
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  6. Dockstrada

    Dockstrada Been here awhile

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    Will it come with a can opener ? looks like some dissimiler metal carnage with the phillips heads considering the amount of time and the conditions they will be subjected to,are they stainless steel or zinc screws? . I would squirt some antisize on the screws, just my opinoin , nice though .
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  7. Mach Z

    Mach Z Budding ADV Addict!

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    "Wanna make some more? :deal"

    Sorry Dave, not that interested, but you are welcome to run with it! Take a pattern if you want.

    "Will it come with a can opener ? looks like some dissimiler metal carnage with the phillips heads considering the amount of time and the conditions they will be subjected to,are they stainless steel or zinc screws? . I would squirt some antisize on the screws, just my opinoin , nice though . "

    The screws are cadmium plated and the box is 6061. The electrical potential is probably less than that of the engine case screws/bolts. Precautions have been taken. I may replace them with SS or titanium should some "fall of an aircraft" purely for aesthetics. I don't foresee a problem but will monitor. Taken under advisement, Thanks.

    Mach Z
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  8. Mike.C

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  9. Moptop

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    Checked the website and showed not available. Do you have stock ready to ship?
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  10. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    Yes, and you are on the list too! The website is stuck and we're making parts instead of a new website :deal.

    I'll be getting in contact with you shortly! Best to email me though:
    dave(at)motooverland(dot)com

    Thanks Mike!! Glad to see it since I'd say you've definitely put our parts through their paces down under over the years!

    GB you can put this into vendors. They're out now!

    Thanks!

    Dave
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  11. GB

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    Off to Vendors :thumb
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  12. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    The Tool Boxes have been going out over the past week :clap

    I realized I didn't post the pricing yet.

    The first run is black powder coat only and available in two options:

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    Key Lock $145.99 CAD
    Slot Lock $135.99 CAD

    Both lock mechanisms are sealed and the key lock also comes with a plastic cover to further protect it.

    They are fully TIG welded and well sealed at the door. We're not calling them 100% waterproof though.

    Quite tough too! My personal one has been crashed a few times and has the gouges and dings to prove it. Still functions perfectly and has never missed a beat.

    Comes with full stainless steel hardware and stainless steel rubber bonded sealing washers to mount it. As mentioned before they can likely be mounted on other brands of skid plates (flat front only). You should do some measurements and perhaps make a mock up to test around the block for clearance under full compression of the forks. Depending on the skid plate the height it's mounted at can also affect that.
    Changing the hardware as needed is easy since they use 1/4" carriage bolts to mount so they are readily available in different lengths.

    They can also be mounted in other spots (like inside the rear rack) but you're on your own for how to do that for now.

    I'll post pics as I get them.

    Still catching on on the back-orders...

    Please ask away if you have any questions.

    Thanks very much!

    Dave
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  13. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    This was posted in Parallel Universe by Manventure:

    Good news and bad news Dave. First the good news, received the Toolbox and mounted it this morning following the recommended method. LOVE IT! My Advdesigns kit fit in there perfect. Now to figure out what irons will fit in there also.

    Excuse the background on the first picture, the only thing I had to rest it on was the Edsel.

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    Now the bad news. My wife is on to us. Her exact quote was "what did you buy from that bastard Dave this time."

    :lol3
    <hr style="color:#D1D1E1; background-color:#D1D1E1" size="1"> Manventure screwed with this post Yesterday at 10:56 AM Reason: Wrong Photo

    Thanks Manventure!! :thumb

    As for the bad news, well as you've said you have the whole collection so I have nothing left to sell you :cry
    ...for now...

    Glad it mounted up perfectly (as it should/better!) and to hear you Advdesigns kit fit in there perfect too!

    Edsel eh?

    Thanks again!

    Dave
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  14. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    We just got a pic of a newly set up F800 GS Triple Black with our V2 Skid Plate and Tool Box (and Top Rack but you can't see it in this pic) and it looks awesome!!

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    Thanks Sonny!!

    Dave
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  15. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    We weren't sure whether our Tool Box was going to jive when mounted on our V2 skid plate with Wild @ Heart engine bars...It does!! :clap

    Because their bars come out so far to the front I thought it may block the from door opening but you can open it and just push it over a bit and...no problem!

    Pics:
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    Pics taken of RedHed's bike at the Orca Run.

    Thanks RedHed!!

    Dave
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  16. MonsterJ

    MonsterJ I have motopsychosis

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    Dave,

    Any updates? I *need* one of these! :)
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  17. toowheels

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    Hey MonsterJ!

    Yes they are in (low) stock. Both lock systems available and pricing as listed above.

    Are you running a MOD Skid Plate?

    email me at dave(at)motooverland(dot)com to find details on shipping etc.

    Thanks!

    Dave
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  18. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    Our parts are going to be on display at the Euro Moto Show March 2-3 in Lynnwood, WA at the TourUSA booth! :clap

    This a great opportunity to go to check out our parts in real life if you've always been curious to see what they look like and specifically if you wanted to size up the Tool Box. They'll have our V3 skid plate, tool box, top rack and side stand foot on a F800 GS:
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    Details on the show:
    http://www.euromoto-northwest.com/

    Looks like a great show too! Lot's of interesting stuff for us inmates.

    Tour USA in case you didn't know does motorcycle rentals (read adventure bikes :thumb) and tours in the PNW. :deal

    http://www.tourusa.us/

    I plan to be there myself as well on one of the two days...yet to be confirmed but probably Sunday. Just look for the busted up F800 GS outside :lol3

    Hope to see you there!

    BTW we are almost out of the Tool Boxes again and they will undoubtedly be out of stock for a while so be fairly quick if you want one.

    Thanks!

    Dave
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    PM sent.
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  20. Shooby

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    Toolbox re-release date ? :ddog








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