KTM 950/990 Adv UNDERSEAT TANK

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by rade, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. rade

    rade Adventure enthusiast

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    Next stage done - the form is milled!

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    Next week we have to do the frame around the form and than into production :-)
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  2. KEELAYMONSTER

    KEELAYMONSTER BRRAAAAPPP!!!

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    Man!! I wish I had your resources, knowledge and talent. You make some bad ass stuff. :freaky

    .....also that is a HUGE chunk of aluminum! :eek1
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  3. zgfiredude

    zgfiredude RMAR

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    I am eagerly awaiting the development of this, and I hope to be one of your first customers!

    Well done!! :clap
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  4. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    If you want to make the biggest underseat tray ever, make the lower tank part in carbon/kevlar/fiber and sell as that. That would be some nice storage for them who don´t need/want the tank system. You will doubble the customer base....and i seriously need the space. I´ve got RC8 wiring fooking everywhere.

    Looking forward for the windscreen.

    Regards from Denmark
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  5. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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  6. rade

    rade Adventure enthusiast

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    interesting idea!
    I will think about it...later :-)

    p.s. you should have your shield today/tomorrow...
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  7. slidewayes

    slidewayes slidewayes

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    +1 grate idea
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  8. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    Very very cool :)
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  9. two trackin fool

    two trackin fool Long timer

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  10. Dust Buster

    Dust Buster Been here awhile

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    Nice, looking forward for the finished tank.

    Another tank to produce and sell would be a underseat tank in plastic for the 690. A lot of swedish 690 riders build and use a aluminiumunderseat tank for the 690. The tank replaces the airbox and you use another airfiler. There are no buy and bolt on tank of this sort on the market today.

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  11. rade

    rade Adventure enthusiast

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    Hey, we are almost there!!! :-)

    here are pix. of the first two testing pieces, I just got pictures from manufacturer, I will see them physically next Tue. Than I have to arrange the mounting and heat isolation from the pipes... and start testing...

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    cheers :-)
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  12. slidewayes

    slidewayes slidewayes

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    looken good
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  13. speedmonkey7

    speedmonkey7 Been here awhile

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    Hey these look beautiful! If you need testers I run my bike pretty hard off road! Lol. Looking forward to further development!

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  14. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Underseat-Über-storage...might go for one of these and cut the top off.
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  15. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    +1 :thumb
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  16. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    ohhh it sounds harsh as i would cut it. I think the idea is brilliant to enhance the bike and use every corner availeble. I just need room instead. Great work.
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  17. Sporting Wood

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    +1 Rade, you do beautiful work.
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  18. CRW

    CRW I dont want a pickle

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    Rade,
    He might be on to something here. You could offer another product that is a storage unit!!

    THE TANKS LOOK GREAT!!!!
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  19. 2upAussie990

    2upAussie990 Been here awhile

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    awesome work mate, lots and lots of time have been spent by yourself and the machine shop, well done.:clap:clap
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  20. two trackin fool

    two trackin fool Long timer

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    YES !
    Looks like a very nice piece !