KTM 950 mud consequences...

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by barbasma, May 2, 2004.

  1. barbasma

    barbasma 100% CAROTONE

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    just coming from a saturday in the mud... :thumb :D

    the 950 is just amazing on offroad... :wink:

    but... who in KTM made the low front fender with the brake tubes on the fender... is AN IDIOT!!!!! :flush
    many time the mud just block my front wheels.... :boid

    this is the result of two little adventures.... because of mud... :D

    the carbonkevlar protection work good... i've break the two plastic pegs....but... i've a leaking fuel problem.... but NOT FROM FRONT AIR VENT TUBES...

    when the bike goes down... on the right side... the fuel tubes that connect the two tanks just have a little CUT close to the right tap.... :eek1
    the tube is too short... i'll change with an another more resistant...

    but at my opinion the two tap under the tanks are too exposed.... this bike need a engine protection that cover more... like the dakar one...maybe the KTMSOMMER one...
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    The Right Side...
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    The Left Side...
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  4. Renazco

    Renazco Formerly AKA Boejangles

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    I agree but is the Sommer one made by Touratech? If it's the same as Touratech it's not very good, would be nice if someone made carbon kevlar for this :nod
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    Like this?

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    Someone is working on it here in Italy... :evil

    Stay tuned! :ear :wink:
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    this is the KTMSOMMER protection...
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  7. Renazco

    Renazco Formerly AKA Boejangles

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    I wonder where the mounting points will be, looks good!
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  8. Renazco

    Renazco Formerly AKA Boejangles

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    Is this different than Touratech's?
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  9. K2ride

    K2ride Single track mind!

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    Yep they are different!
    Sommers sells both models but the touratech one is made of welded flat panels like in the pic here:

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    Renazco Formerly AKA Boejangles

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    Thanks!
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  11. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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    If that is made of Kevlar(looks like it from the back side) maybe will a good idea and for sure will stop me from making one my self.
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    K2ride Single track mind!

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    Looks good but, from the pic, can`t determine if it protects the fuel valves? :scratch
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  13. Tim

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    AFAIK the more rounder Sommer item is a Desert Storm product.
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    just find the hole in the fuel tube between the two tanks... :huh
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  15. Goss

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    Hard to tell from the photo Barbasma but is that a puncture in the fuel line or is that a hole from abrasion against something ?

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  16. Wayne Weber

    Wayne Weber why are we stopping?

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    I had the same problem, the routing of the fuel line from the right tank to left tank is very important. Mine was rubbing slightly on the skid plate (or battery cover, I forget) but it leaked gas all over! could have been a major problem or fire! So I cut the hose shorter and made sure it was not rubbing. Looks good now.
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    i will put a cover on the tube so is impossible to cut...

    ps: i find A LOT OF DIRT INSIDE THE ENGINE COVER.... :D :puke1
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