What Did You Do To Your KTM Today?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by DeeGee, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. joneswgareth

    joneswgareth Welsh Rarebit

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    Did you fire her up when she was like this??!!!!

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  2. EZ300

    EZ300 Long timer

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    Much to the displeasure of my wife I did fire the bike up.
    Incredibly loud and I felt like a REAL man! :lol3
  3. henryroten

    henryroten Been here awhile

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    Geek oot & aboot

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  5. EZ300

    EZ300 Long timer

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    Just took it for a ride and it was nice. Sound is deep an throaty. Won't be able to tell performance until I put a couple hundred miles on it.
  6. CRADV Rider

    CRADV Rider n00b

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    Got my base mount and installed my new Pelican case!... plus added some reflective decals...:clap

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  7. A.J.

    A.J. Been here awhile

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    Keeping this thing rubber side down in the snow is an excersize in self control!
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    We only did a short loop of the town, the looks were priceless!
  8. Alejo

    Alejo Been here awhile

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    JJJJJJJJ..... I know that bike, JJJJJJJJJ:clap
  9. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    Getting sooooo close on finishing my 1550 side cases. I just have to build the mounts, and they'll be done.

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  10. A.J.

    A.J. Been here awhile

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    We need a "like" button, I like the cases and sweet graphics!
  11. laramie LC4

    laramie LC4 crash test dummy!

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    i've used this stuff for many different things in the past. makes a great license plate backing for your dirtbike. just need a dremel with a good cutting wheel and your in business. that was the plan for this but once i had it in hand and "mocked" it up on the bike and played with the position, i didn't have to do anything but drill 3 holes. not really "sexy" or "super cool" but it's hauling bags, who the hell is gonna look at it? plus i had it off the bike in under 2 minutes.

    what is it you ask?

    a cheap, white, plastic cutting board. strong, light, water resistant, and heat resistant (to a point). like i said, Keep It Simple Stupid.

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    great thing is, it also doubles as a cutting board. :rofl

    told ya i was a little crazy.

    laters,

    laramie :beer
  12. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    Great minds think alike! My top case is mounted on a black cutting board bought at Target. I had to use two nylon spacers to get the case leveled up:

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  13. zgfiredude

    zgfiredude Old Fart in Training.......

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    Interesting "twist" on the exhaust cans.........:rayof
  14. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    Those are "KTM" branded Gualdi cans, and that is the only way you can mount them. Odd, I know. KTM sold these back in '04 and '05. The PO of my bike was a KTM rep and put these on the bike before I bought it. They're really pretty good overall -- not too quiet, not too loud.
  15. zgfiredude

    zgfiredude Old Fart in Training.......

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    Huh.......learned something new. Thanks :freaky

    They are unique! :clap
  16. DesertSurfer

    DesertSurfer Tail sprayin

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    This I REALLY LIKE... thin, clever, look light, look strong... like the rep. of Pelicans too. Can't wait to see the mount.



  17. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    I have those pipes and they certainly dont line up that way ??
  18. amanlikemike

    amanlikemike Recoverin speedfreak

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    The bike arrives tomorrow. :freaky

    And looky what turned up today...

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    Nice work, Crispy. :clap

    Stickers will be getting stuck in fairly short order. :D
  19. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    Trust me, they do:

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    If you try to mount them the other way, the mounts don't line up and the little KTM decal thing would be facing directly down. My guess is that I have early production cans and that Gualdi rotated them in later production runs.
  20. HeatXfer

    HeatXfer Bad knees

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    Hope you don't mind: I'm using your cool naked art-shot as my desktop :D