Aussie Husky 701 owners thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by jardine, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. 0405canvet

    0405canvet Long timer

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    You in Paul? I’ll be there!
  2. DeLewis

    DeLewis Been here awhile

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  3. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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  4. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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  5. darren70

    darren70 I don't own a KTM

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    And to finish it off a dented front rim
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    This is why i cant have nice things..
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  6. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Nice heavy things ...
  7. UncleGra

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  8. a2zworks

    a2zworks Así es la vida

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    The dent means that you are making use of it and enjoying it.
    The way I see it is if I buy something I use it and enjoy to the most.
    I don’t understand those that buy a brand new bike and all they think of is wrapping it in cotton wool so that it’s in pristine condition for when they sell it.
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  9. darren70

    darren70 I don't own a KTM

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    yeah dosnt worry too much, i have literally dented rims on every bike i have owned. There just another consumable
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  10. bigborett

    bigborett Hipster

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    Funnily enough it looks like the same crew from the KTM rallys.

    More KTM goodness hidden under the white and blue.:imaposer
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  11. darren70

    darren70 I don't own a KTM

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  12. Marma

    Marma Been here awhile

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    Hey legends, how about a massive "Southeast Qld 701" crew turn up to the Husqvarna Ride next February - let's be the rat pack - who's in?
    I'll coordinate shirts and shit with Oliver's or another shop who might be interested to be a sponsor for the 701 Rat Pack!
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  13. darren70

    darren70 I don't own a KTM

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    Not a lot of filter area with tis set up

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  14. Dick0

    Dick0 Been here awhile

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    it seems a good idea but that was my concern too when he bought them out. European green laneing is a bit different to our dusty days out. Other than a couple of inches higher water clearance, what's the advantage over the uni filter pod ?
  15. DeLewis

    DeLewis Been here awhile

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    Yeah it’s not much surface area. I use the Twin Air prefilter skins over the top which does a pretty good job of taking the brunt of the dust. The advantage over the pod filter setup is that the mini airbox retains the OEM velocity stack. Not sure how much difference that makes though.
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  16. Dick0

    Dick0 Been here awhile

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    I know retaining the velocity stack should make a difference, and a dyno may well show it, but having used an airbox with the stack in place and a direct pod filter, the seat of the pants difference isn't noticable.
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  17. darren70

    darren70 I don't own a KTM

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    So its widely accepted that the 4cs forks are among the worst White Power have made and those on the 701 are no exception. I found mine didn't react at all to small bumps then on hard landings they went into bypass and the bottomed so hard your head hurts. So i had the correct springs fitted and a revalve and things were much better but still not 100% so the next step was converting the forks to have rebound and comp on both legs and the difference is night and day. Before you had to be careful how you rode as to not load the forks too much but these are now a pleasure especially on big landings.
    Ian Whiteman of pro Moto Suspension did mine and i have know him for years, some of the best money you can spend on a 701
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  18. Kiwirich

    Kiwirich Been here awhile Supporter

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    Heh @darren70
    I've had the same work done o mine by Dave at Suspension Matters.
    It's the Magic Carpet ride I like now.
    The difference is significant

    Kiwirich
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  19. Marma

    Marma Been here awhile

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    Agree with Kiwirich, Dave at Suspension Matters did my conversion as well as work to the rear and OMG its a beast now. P.S. pretty sure the new suspension saved my life twice the other week while dodging roos and smacking a large boulder in Kroombit Tops.
  20. 0405canvet

    0405canvet Long timer

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    There is a statutory write off ‘17, 701 on Gumtree for about half price?? Anyone know about this bike??