The 650 Dakar Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by underwaterguru, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    thanks! how about top down, showing clearance @ lock on the right side (where the brake reservoir is)
  2. bjorn_dakar

    bjorn_dakar Been here awhile

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    jupp!
    touratech is pure porn:lol3!




    The clearance is okay but not great..
  3. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing ...calmer than you are.

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    Thanks again for the advice. Thanks heaps rmarkr, that diagram is exactly what the doctor ordered ! I'll get into it today and let you know how it goes. Cheers :thumb .
  4. NCD

    NCD Dirty Hairy

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    I check out this thread now and then - thought maybe I should contribute a pic of the steed. Took 2 650s to block out the hideous 800 in the background.....

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  5. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    Wow, you must just hate how that OEM tank hangs off/ abruptly stops on the RHS when the OEM can is removed, huh ?! I know I hate mine :deal :lol3
  6. rc mad

    rc mad Physycotic gecko

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    well almost, it's new bars, handguards and mirror.

    those handguards were an utter bastid to fit. Lots of swearing was involved :lol3

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    Had to fit a set of 25mm risers just to get the handguards to clear the instruments.
  7. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    So how much is Touratech paying you for sporting thos stickers :dunno :deal

    All in good humour ofcourse :lol3


    Edit: And I see I was late to the party
  8. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    I don't know much about elctronics, but I'd think all four turnsignals would need to put the same load on the system to function properly (think car and one busted bulb, how do the other lights behave) - so either fit LEDs all around or resistors on the LEDs. My relay has 3 tabs on it, but I only use two of them and my LEDs (4 ofcourse) work like a charm :D
  9. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    Yep, that's why I'm working on this right now:deal

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  10. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    Looking down from the back, not the front. Lots of clearance. (Tried but couldn't edit the title).

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  11. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    Nothing binds, totally locked to the right.

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  12. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    Bah, you'll never get it done :lol3
    And why are you running it on diesel :dunno (judging from the end of the can)
  13. BMacW650

    BMacW650 .

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    :rofl
  14. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    Is that a dare?

    CLEAN Diesel! just doing my part for clean air.
  15. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    The Barkbuster kit comes with 20mm risers. Forgot to tell you that earlier.
  16. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    A dare to get it done ? Sure I dare you :lol3

    I hope you know I'm a big fan of your build and that I'm just jealous ?!


    Speaking of crazy projects - I'm entering the 2013 Tuareg Rally on mine...
  17. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    Of course.

    Hey, I'll join you.
  18. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Thomas

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    Fuckin do it !

    I'm entering the 4-day enduro next year in Sweden too :thumb
  19. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    I'll come and do the Sweden Enduro (when is it?) if you come over for "KotW part 2, Border to Border and Back" next year. Mexico to Canada and back to Mexico all off road.
  20. john_aero

    john_aero Long timer

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    i like the gps mount,

    where did you attach it behind screen, must do the same with my ownas when plugged into bike power then water gets in around usb port and corroded connectors

    bike looking well