Highway Dirt Bike (HDB) top clamp and handguards

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Chadx, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Where are you wanting to mount it.... in the HDB top clamp? If so, there are momentary push switches instead of on/off.
  2. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    I'd use the HDB brake perch mount. But the momentary push completes the circuit. Doesn't a killswitch cut the circuit? I'll have to double check the wiring diagram.
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  3. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Great point. Would have to ask Paul about his switches. I was under the impression there is momentary complete and momentary cut depending on the requirement. E.g., kill switch or starter button.
  4. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    I'm looking at cleaning up the bars and putting the HDB switches on both left and right perches so I'd be interested to know more about this as well.
  5. TavisB

    TavisB @TavisB

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    The Sicass key works pretty well as a kill switch.

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  6. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    I'm working on a YZ250 and am not interested in adding a key. That said, it looks like the KS on my YZ actually completes a circuit - based on the wiring diagram.
  7. PYG RYDR

    PYG RYDR Adventure-Dual Sport

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    Need to re-install my HDB Top Clamp. Anyone know the torque numbers? And tighten bottom or top first?

    TIA
  8. snowmark

    snowmark Been here awhile

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    as far as breaking the glass, I just bought a 3 inch, adhesive backed bubble mirror from autozone for $1.99 and stuck it on with a gob of plumber's goop...I cut a corner a lil close on a dirt road and nipped one of those green steel fence type poles that have reflectors on them, just barely touched it but it was enough to crack the glass
  9. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    FYI: The HDB Discount code for inmates is expired according to the HDB website. Just tried it.
  10. Parx400

    Parx400 Long timer Supporter

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    Anyone know if the Highway dirt bikes sub mount kit fits the FE570? I think it has a ktm clamp.
  11. theantipaul

    theantipaul Reforming Neandertal Supporter

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    Please give it a try now, the new site software is giving me a bit of grief, but I'm trying to work through the fixes.

    Yes Parx, the stock 570 upper triple will be fine with our submt.
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  12. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    Thanks Paul, I appreciate you going out of your way to offer a discount to inmates. I already ordered some stuff today and the $9 isn't going to break the bank.
  13. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    I have hdb on all three bikes. Incredibly pleased with the strength in my frequent crashes. The top mount and ability to add USB, and all sorts of switches is awesome. The built in mirrors are way better than double take mirrors.

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  14. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    And all my ride buddies have HDB too! Here we are before climbing up Edgar Rock (the nasty rock in the background)

    Seriously steep with switchbacks from hell. Nice to be able to toss down a bike and not have the handguards move.

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  15. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    I use this bike for dual sport and the fairing is awesome. This bike is awesome on pavement because of it, but the fairing is also not a hindrance for single track crazy stuff either.

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  16. Force0321

    Force0321 Dirty Pirate Supporter

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    Didn't work today. I placed an order and it didn't use the code. The new site sucks in mobile mode. Missing a lot of your products.
    Once I switched to full site, all the products showed up.

    Dan
  17. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    @theantipaul
    You should offer an Allen key for your big bolt. Not that I've actually ever needed it on the trail but I should have just in case since I have a reputation of being a bike abusing hack.

    I do stuff like this frequently and so far zero need for on trail re alignment

  18. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    Been to 3 hardware stores and cannot get one that fits!
    Frankly, having your bolts match the Ktm/husky tool kits would be swell.
  19. theantipaul

    theantipaul Reforming Neandertal Supporter

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    Yep, still fighting a few issues on the site, but it should be working again.

    Sorry about that, the big bolts are 5/8"-11, and the allen wrench is 3/8", you were probably looking for a metric one. This week I'll be sorting through all the install pages, get them fixed and populated with new info & pics.

    I got you beat on style points at the end of this one TT,

  20. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    The snow slide, damn nice touch!
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