The Africa Twin XRV650 & XRV750 thread

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by iswoolley, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    Are those pegs really a KTM part.

    How far do they lower the pegs from standard??

    Great idea....I want a set
  2. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    I mean these....

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    Can you provide the KTM part number?
  3. GSPD750

    GSPD750 Adventurer

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    If you have a color coded wiring diagram you should be able to determine your model. The German market L-M only had a single headlight relay where as all other markets of the L-M had 2 headlite relays ( hi & lo) on either side of the instrument cluster adjacent to the blinkers. The N model also had 2 headlight relays and only the N model has a 5 amp inline fuse between the digital trip meter and the ignition main switch...where that fuse is located...i dunno...someone here with an N model may know.
    But to be sure....the L-M-N models all had different color coded wires to their perspective headlight relays....therefore by looking at the color codes on these wires and comparing them to the Haynes wiring diagram(s) you should be able to decipher your model.


  4. rusic

    rusic Adventurer

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    I think these are home made :) just the box they arrived in was from some KTM part :)
  5. Africa_Twin

    Africa_Twin Africa Twiner

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  6. twinie

    twinie traveler

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    nao sabia bem onde me estava a meter... mas ate tive sorte!! só caí mais pra frente num saltito lololol
  7. goran e

    goran e Been here awhile

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    DA ove pape za noge su pravljene a prijatelj ih je poslao u kutiji od KTM tako da vas to nebuni:D
  8. Stormforce8

    Stormforce8 Farkle Tart

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    eh??? :D
  9. Ross Brown

    Ross Brown One AU out

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    C'mon Stormforce, you can Google/translate Portuguese it is not as if you have left the Eu zone. No wait, you have.

    Google translation: 'Good wave Gabriel! You are about to lose the bag!!!' (Boa onda Gabriel!!! Estás prestes a perder a mochila!!!)
  10. Stormforce8

    Stormforce8 Farkle Tart

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    :huh Did you forget to use a smiley.........

    I never joined the EU zone but I used to belong to the cub scouts as a nipper though :lol3:lol3
  11. @dreamer

    @dreamer Been here awhile

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    Stormforce, Sorry to keep asking but I am going to have to order a few things from you guys and I was wondering if the rear rack that you guys supply will work on an RD04, I would like to remove the original aluminum and plastic rear rack and replace it with something that is a little more user friendly, otherwise I'm going to have to make something to replace the plastic top and keep the aluminum sub frame still allowing me to attach the rear plastics.

    Thanks
    Keith
  12. @dreamer

    @dreamer Been here awhile

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    GSPD, Thank you for your reply, Next time I have the front end apart I will got thru the wiring and see if I can determine what model and which country my bike came from.

    Thanks again for the help and all the help you have provided in the past.
    Keith
  13. Africa_Twin

    Africa_Twin Africa Twiner

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    :D :D :D

    Cool Gabriel!!! You're about to lose your backpack!!! :eek1

    I wasn't really sure of where I was going... but I was lucky after all!! I only dropped the bike a bit further ahead on a litlle jump lololol

    eh??? :D (google translator: That these popes feet were made for a friend sent them into the box from KTM to you to nebuni)



    The issue about the engine power for the 750 bikes is all but forgotten; my colleague who handles homologations is not in the office today, but I just asked him to let me see the original homologation papes for the RD04/07/07a; a bit more patience :norton
  14. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    Stormforce is only taking orders in Icelandic with an Inuit accent to honor the holiday spirit. :D (there's your smilie)



    ..........I think Tolkien (dwarfish) runes will work also
  15. @dreamer

    @dreamer Been here awhile

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    Ladder, Sorry I dont speak any of those languages, hell I've even been accused of not speaking English very well either.

    Anyone out there with an RD04 have modifications that they have done to their rear racks. I'm finding the original rack not very useful, it's difficult to run straps for securing anything down on it.

    Thanks for any help
    Keith
  16. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    The rear rack for my Transalp is pretty similar to the RD04 rack.

    I mounted a Givi rear rack that allows me to clip on a Givi pannier as a top case. I normally use a Marsee Bavarian tailbag (no longer made, I think) built for the GS BMW that I strap to the rack. That way you can just toss stuff into the bag and not worry about tying it down. Attach a small bungie net to the top so you can stuff odd loads on top of the bag and you've got a pretty flexible set-up.

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  17. Stormforce8

    Stormforce8 Farkle Tart

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    Keith - yes it will fit either on top of them plastic rack, or direct onto the aluminium frame. If you are mounting it direct to the aluminium frame you'll need to space it by about 10mm to avoid the front bar. If you do decide to order one, just drop a note that it's for you and I'll pop some spacers in with it.:D

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    Absolutely :lol3:lol3
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  18. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    The internet is all about making a fuss.

    Nice rack.

    Now I want one.
  19. Stormforce8

    Stormforce8 Farkle Tart

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    Ray - if you managed to translate my runes...........:beer:clap:beer:clap
  20. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    I don't mind people not posting in English but is would be nice if they let us know what language they are using.

    ......and be aware that translation programs can give some....errr....interesting results.