Husaberg 70 Degree Owners Thread!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by KayaKTM, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. WetSideRider

    WetSideRider Long timer

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    I'd guess a grounding issue. If you have the repair manual, take a look to see if these lights share a common ground. I have the Cyborg special wiring job, and I have the turn signals grounded behind the light mask. I'm not sure where the ground is for the high beam indicator. I've had a problem with my ground on the turn signals, so I know it's possible.
  2. Lost Rider

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    I guess I should have been more specific of used better terminology, like usual. (:
    I am talking about the signal/FI/high beam/fuel dash lights. At least on mine they are not LED and there's a tiny lamp in there that can come loose.

    Good luck!


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  3. Sproat Sport

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    If there's anyone using the wrong terminology, it's me. Thanks for the suggestions.
  4. HighFive

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    The Dash Indicator Lights have individual bulbs (tiny) that push/slide into the indicator housing from beneath. My blinker indicator bulb has broke or burned-out twice. Either they are poor quality bulbs or maybe I ride too hard....donno. Got tired of replacing it, so I just go without a dash indicator for turn signals.

    The other bulbs (hi-beam, low-fuel) have never pooped out....they are still just fine.

    KTM & Berg dealers usually have these little bulbs in stock.

    HF :thumbup
  5. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    HF, the blinker indicator is a filament bulb IIRC and some of the others are LED and will likely never burn out. Easy to check, just pull them out the bottom and look.
  6. frostyuk

    frostyuk Been here awhile

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    I think it depends on the model year, on my 09 they are all bulbs not leds
  7. frostyuk

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    i didnt get much further at the weekend with my electrical setup as i ran out of time and connectors:huh

    however i've decided that the fuzeblock will fit ok behind the mask, and in preparation for this i've tidied up the wiring and cable routing behind the mask and now routed all the cables up into the gap created by raising the comp higher. The cables are less stressed and more out of the way so more space to play with. hope to progress more at the weekend. i did email exchange with paul at hdb, he can make more of the headlight relocator brackets that Lukas has but he hasnt had much demand for them so they're not on his site at the moment.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/frostyuk/8225722965/" title="IMG00185-20121125-1746 by frostyuk400, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8063/8225722965_0a90e19221.jpg" width="375" height="500" alt="IMG00185-20121125-1746"></a>
  8. scorpion

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  9. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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  10. rensho

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  11. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Yes, it is the stock cover but on top of their foam and shape. There was some material added underneath I believe to make it work.
    Top quality job and it transformed the ride for me over 500 miles of desert

    I sent in the seat and they did the whole thing
  12. Blakduk

    Blakduk Just trying to get by.

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    The stickers and colouring of the 2012 models are still wayyyyyy better than the older ones. :rofl (IMHO)

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  13. Blakduk

    Blakduk Just trying to get by.

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    Yep, sorry you didn't get the 2012 in the US.

    Anyway a serious question. I was told to put anti-seize on the subframe bolts under the seat that connect into the fuel tank. (or maybe it was the screws that hold the radiator shrouds on?)

    Anyway last time I looked about 3 were loose. I tightened them up of course. What's the thinking here, it is better to occasionally lose a bolt than have them seize in the tank and then spin out the plastic uselessly.

    (......I think I know the answer to this question D'oh, just wondering what the forum thinks)
  14. rensho

    rensho Been here awhile

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    Your reasoning is correct. I haven't touched mine, nor have had the tank off, but will soon. Will put anti-seize on all those bolts.
  15. SRG

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    Just for fun (and to know for certain) I weighed my bike just now.

    2010 FX450.
    Stock gas tank - full of fuel.
    Sicass dualsport lighting kit w/ horn.
    Tail bag on bike w/ tools.
    Seat Concepts seat.
    Ohlins steering damper.
    Garmin 60CS GPS on Ram mount.

    Weights:
    Front - 130 lbs. (59 kg.)
    Rear - 154 lbs. (70 kg.)

    TOTAL -- 284 lbs. (129 kg.)
  16. frostyuk

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    Wired up my srm2 driving light, i've mounted on a bracket connected to the side of the hdb top clamp, only problem is i cant bend it far enough forward to get it to a point where it wouldnt blind oncoming vehicles,, i've asked paul at hdb to make me up a headlight relocation kit so i can move the mask forward and drop the computer to the lower mounting point on the top clamp and then rotate the light farther down, short term i'll have to raise the light higher with a taller bracket or a spacer, alternatively i might have to get fork clamp to mount it on just below the top triple clamp

    sorry about the pic quality again

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/frostyuk/8237603485/" title="IMG00186-20121201-1446 by frostyuk400, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8208/8237603485_1140f17cf0.jpg" width="375" height="500" alt="IMG00186-20121201-1446"></a>

    here's with the comp mounted lower

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/frostyuk/8238672404/" title="IMG00190-20121201-1502 by frostyuk400, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8202/8238672404_bb699d0a08.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="IMG00190-20121201-1502"></a>

    cam is too poor to take pics of the light it gives out
  17. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Sounds about right. One of the moto mags did a comparo on KTM vs FE Bergs and their measured true weight for stock Berg FE offroad bike, full oil & fuel was 271lbs. The 390 thru the 570 only vary by a pound or two. The 50-state 570S is no doubt heavier with the extra smog stuff. Add a full 70degree tank and it will be close to 300lbs.
  18. Blakduk

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    70 Degree Racing (Dale Covington) advised today that the subframe tanks have arrived. :clap
    70 Degree Racing (Dale Covington) advised today that the subframe tanks have arrived. :clap
    70 Degree Racing (Dale Covington) advised today that the subframe tanks have arrived. :clap
  19. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Yep, right on his front page

    http://www.70degreeracing.com/

    "UPDATE: 12-03-12

    I picked up the first small batch of tanks from the molder last Friday.

    We made a design change on the tank for quality control. This change will require us to include two small spacers for the rear fender mounting screws on the back end of the tank. Once we have the spacers made we will be able to start shipping tanks!


    http://www.husaberg.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=16036&=135507#p135507
    Dale E Covington"
  20. BogeyMan

    BogeyMan Been here awhile

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    And, in that thread there's this tantalizing picture:

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    Looks like they're a lot lighter in color than the originals. Personally, I like that.