Africa Twins Only - CRF1000 Engineered Enhancements

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  1. Nikoutdoor

    Nikoutdoor Been here awhile

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    Here are a couple with the grab rails installed I also have the ALTrider rack extension plate on. Let me know if you'd like any more pics.
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  2. Kastenfrosch

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    Thanks a bunch, Nik.
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  3. tremor38

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    Looking good!

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  4. tremor38

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    How well are the rotopax mounting holes lining up?

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  5. Nikoutdoor

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    They do not you'd have to drill them through the ATO rack if you wanted to use it with the Altrider plate. The ones on the ATO rack are aft of the ones on the Altrider plate. The back hole on the Altrider plate is where the letters ATO is laser cut. 14970488920051688757338.jpg 14970490498071392462510.jpg
  6. Nikoutdoor

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    I also had the mill out clearance for a strap to fit under the plate on the forward strap hole on the Altrider plate so I could use the center strap on my Mosko Motors R 80. Sorry for the grainy pix I did not have good lighting!

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  7. tremor38

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    Very good info. I was wondering about that as well. Thanks.

    I suppose another option to the loop slot access would be to add spacers between the racks?

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  8. Nikoutdoor

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    Yeah you could add spacers but then you're not distributed in the weight as evenly on the ATO rack. I'm sure it'd be strong enough just not as strong as if it's mounted flush. But if you don't have the means to mill it out spacers would be a lot easier.
  9. chrshale01

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    Maybe future racks should accommodate this?

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    For sure. Probably my reluctance to mod a brand-new, shiny SS rack, but once the newness wears off practicaliy will no doubt take over.

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  11. Nikoutdoor

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    I think it'll be hard for them to accommodate all the different aftermarket extension plates and their features. They did make sure that they would be able to mount any of the aftermarket extension plates using the OEM hole spacing.
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  12. Nikoutdoor

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    I did not mod the ATO rack I modded the Altrider plate the aluminum is a lot easier to mill than stainless steel it's also a lot thicker and cheaper if you miss it up.
  13. chrshale01

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    As I understand it, the impetus for the racks was to accommodate mosko moto reckless 80's?

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  14. chrshale01

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    OK. Sorry for my misunderstanding.

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    And yes. I'd rather mill aluminum than steel too.

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    Yes it accommodates the R 80 great without an extension plate required. And you are right that was the whole idea behind this design.
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    Yeah it was enough of a pain just to oversized the holes that didn't line up on the front of the rack.
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  18. tremor38

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    Doh, my reading comprehension gets an F today. Agreed.

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  19. Nikoutdoor

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    As far as the rotopax goes you'd have a choice if you wanted to do drill the Altrider plate or the ATO rack to match the other one if you drilled the plate you would have extra set of hold on top that we're not all the way through. I guess the same is true on drilling the ATO rack but you wouldn't see the holes because they be on the bottom.
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    Thanks, mslow, we truly appreciate the feedback! Glad it worked well for you. ^^^My new screensaver!^^^