show us your XT660Z Tenere

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by y2blade, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. barneyrubble

    barneyrubble ?

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    Good to hear. I'm 6'4''. I'll chop the top off on the weekend.
  2. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    There is also this option from the same mob that flickit posted......

    http://www.off-the-road.de/en/XT-660-Z-Tenere/Bodywork/OTR-Rallye-Verkleidung-XT-660Z-Tenere.html

    Looks cool but not sure how practical it would be. There is also this option

    http://www.touratech.com.au/home/16...ckable*-yamaha-xt-660-tÇnÇrÇ/flypage.tpl.html

    Personally I'm still not sure which way to go. At 6' 3" I'm also not convinced that going taller will be the answer. Perhaps Flickit's way is the way to go?? I hate chopping things off. I'm not good at glueing things back together :evil
    Barney if you chop it post your thoughts on the results. Be interesting to see what you think.
  3. barneyrubble

    barneyrubble ?

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    I have had an OTR taller screen on the bike for the last 18months and seeing as the original has been sat in the shed not doing much I thought I try and experiment with a short version. The tall screen made a big difference for higher speed transports. But when I've been on rougher more technical trails I've found it gets in the way disorting the field of vision.
  4. Fantuzzi

    Fantuzzi Been here awhile

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    I picked up my new Tenere from my local Yamaha dealer today. I just rode 100 kilometers, but I already love her.

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  5. UKbri

    UKbri Just a Rider

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  7. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    I've had mine only a week(1000 Klms later, thanks to No 1 son) they do ride sweet don't they!
  8. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    Ok there seems to be a general consensus to chop the screen. Have to do something, it's like riding with an orbital sander strapped to your helmet at the moment. :evil
    All I have to do now is to find the courage to do it
  9. WIBO

    WIBO Will it buff out?

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  10. FLICKIT

    FLICKIT Been here awhile

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  11. singer

    singer Been here awhile

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    I have the powerbronze adventure short screen on my bike and I makes a big difference. saves cutting down your oem one.
  12. Drtyfun

    Drtyfun Here and There

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    Can you get one gift wrapped and ship it to me for Christmas?......:lol3
    Love it, it looks great!
  13. Fantuzzi

    Fantuzzi Been here awhile

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    Tenere's are still available here. I just need to get the gift wrap. :D

    Yes, The Friar, they go sweet. My concerns about the limited power was baseless.
  14. WIBO

    WIBO Will it buff out?

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  15. Mariscos660

    Mariscos660 Big Tanks OFFroader

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    Looks more like darth vader now!

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  16. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    Hmmm, don't mind the look of those
  17. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    Thought I'd post a pic of the old and the new. Bought the XTZ from a fellow ADV'r (Chris if you happen to be lurking, the old girl is going well).
    She's a '96 model with some 60000 Klm's on the clock. Hasn't had a lot done to her but boy she goes.
    Difference between the two? Well the XT is more refined obviously. Haven't run the XT in properly yet so it is yet to be put to the test, but I suspect the XTZ will not embarrass itself
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  18. The Friar

    The Friar Bugger, lost again

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    WIBO as a trial I did a bit of both. I had an old screen in the shed which I attacked with an angle grinder ( thanks flickit, it did melt more than cut :rofl) and then stuck it to the existing screen about 10 cm higher. The result= happy rider. Vibrating helmet gone. So for now I think the extension maybe the way to go. See pic, I think I might go into production, definite seller! :D

    Pyrenees look like fun. Though all the push bikes around at the moment could be an issue:lol3

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  19. UKbri

    UKbri Just a Rider

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  20. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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