Replica 950 Rallye Tanks

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Pete640, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    I was 1,500 km from Vladivostok, I needed to buy the parts get them shipped to where I was and then still transport the bike to the US. Or transport it to the US and get it fixed there and I wasn't too sure if there were other issues.

    On the balance of things I decided to leave it and get another one.
  2. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    do you still own the bike? or did you give it away? :huh
  3. Pete640

    Pete640 Long timer

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    It adds to the trip IMO. As you've said it may not have been just the pressure spring. Could have been catastrophic. At least in the US things are easier to get and in all probability cheaper.....much cheaper..

    Keep us updated with your progress. Are you doing a trip diary online?
  4. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    Sounds like a good project for a KTM Rescue mission
  5. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    AMEN... I've got a month off from school and some cashola in my pocket I'd be willing to fly to Vlad, hitchhike to the bike and bum a ride outta there with the bike... and I don't even OWN a ktm! :rofl
  6. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    Gave it away. To a nice a Russian.

    Blog is really behind, but is at storiesfromtheseat.com I will get it updated in coming months. Facebook page is pretty up to date though - www.facebook.com/storiesfromtheseat.

    Ha,ha,ha if I haven't already given it away......
  7. gkNQ

    gkNQ Northern Adventurer

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    Hi Craig :wave

    Great to see that the trip is going well. Have to say that the 990's are the duck's nuts, now I know why you always had a big smile on your face!

    gk
  8. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    Hey Kaney I heard you upgraded to a real mans bike. :D
  9. gkNQ

    gkNQ Northern Adventurer

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    Craig, The new toy at Bowen River hotel a couple of weeks ago :D

    gk

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  10. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    Very cool bike ! Bet you could almost ride to my place in one hit !


    How many ks can you get before taking out another mortgage :lol3
  11. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    I get 800 out of these front tanks allone!
    Then add the rest from the rear tanks, 1000+? (km's..)
  12. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    That looks awesome Mick :D

    Im still looking for that black tank!!! :cry
  13. rallyreplica

    rallyreplica out and about

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    Hey Pete!

    Would you send me a PM for a quote for the wind screen and one for the rally tanks?

    Thanks! Cheers,

    RR
  14. braaap!

    braaap! waiting for the big one

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    LHS tank mounted (phew) there's a far bit of marking, measuring, trimming but all worthwhile

    Relocate the seat keylock to RHS...
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    measured twice...
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    trimmed up the LHS cover (should have left the front screw boss intact on the underseat plastic tray)...
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    trimmed some clearance in the rear guard for the fuel cap...
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    and nearly finished, just got to modify the LH rack mounting.
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    again, thanks Pete! beautiful work!!
  15. Pete640

    Pete640 Long timer

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    Nice work. Very neat install!
    Should have got you 2 do mine, I butchered my tray:lol3
  16. braaap!

    braaap! waiting for the big one

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    I only tried to make the install match the quality of your (now mine) Tank!
    The grey and carbon looks much better in the flesh than my phone pics... actually makes the tank slightly 'stealth'
    Now to get it dirty!

    I think I may need some more carbon fibre now :evil
  17. Pete640

    Pete640 Long timer

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    Ask and u shall ......
  18. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    A couple of Petes Work.


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  19. Alecta

    Alecta n00b

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    these tanks .......:raabia:raabia
    them dream the night
    even if they were two beautiful girls :D:D:D:D:D
    But I did 't understand who make them :baldy:baldy:baldy
    I must have it
  20. braaap!

    braaap! waiting for the big one

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    Alecta... these tanks ...

    pm Pete640!
    He is the maker of 'the beautiful girls who disturb your dreams' :D