Husaberg 70 Degree Owners Thread!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by KayaKTM, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Baggi'tard

    Baggi'tard If I don't answer I'm ridin' or shootin' Supporter

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    The kit comes with a new bolt and washer. And I think that's why the new spacer is designed with a groove that accepts the seal lips, has a flange that covers part of the seal (should help keep dirt out), and also comes with slightly bigger diameter o-ring. All that together should help make a better seal than the plain sleeve spacer and o-ring combo as originally designed.

    And no oil will come out when you pull the seal.
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  2. Baggi'tard

    Baggi'tard If I don't answer I'm ridin' or shootin' Supporter

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    Here’s the stuff in the kit, new flange and o-ring versus original style on top

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  3. totensiebush

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    I mean a new bolt and washer whenever I change it in the future :)

    good to know that no oil will come out.
  4. Dao1

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    anyone using this $25 temp rad cap?
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    It looks taller than stock cap, so
    does it interfere w/ the side of gas tank when turning it open/closed?
    can i view the temp while seated or standing up?
  5. mikejana

    mikejana Been here awhile

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    Works great on my 2010 FX450,
  6. Baggi'tard

    Baggi'tard If I don't answer I'm ridin' or shootin' Supporter

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    Trail Tech Stealth has water temp readout.. :D
  7. Hertz13

    Hertz13 Been here awhile Supporter

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    I put one of these on my WR250R and it leaked at first but then seemed to stop. I put the bike away for the winter then sold it so I didn’t put a lot of time on with the cap to know if the leaking definitely cleared up. I’ve read a lot of reports online of them leaking as well. Seems like a hit or miss product.
  8. jdubb75

    jdubb75 Vicarious Adventurer

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    Went out for a little exploring this afternoon/evening. I found an old cemetery with most of the headstones (that were legible) dating back to the early 1800's and saw some cool cliffs along a river.

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    Dualsport4ever Been here awhile

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    Often times it is surprising what cool things are right in your own backyard - one only needs to look. Nice pics.
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    So true. The roads less traveled often lead to some nice surprises.
  11. Huskyfatman

    Huskyfatman Stinky Wizzleteats

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    +1 & 2, running them on the 570 and the GF’s KTM. They work great!
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    Huskyfatman Stinky Wizzleteats

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  13. Dao1

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    My BD XL-PRO LED headlight producing 4,900 lumens @ 40 watts.......
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    .....fully lit up in the woods ...
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    ....is barely adequate for a fun dusk ride through the trees.

    Once night turns pitch black, I need to add some serious helmet lights if I want to stay upright :D
    Anyone night riding in the woods? what's a good helmet light setup?
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    That's a little surprising to hear. I have the Squadron Pro (4,900 lumens also) and it has been more than bright enough for me at night on county roads and highways. I have not used it in trails at night, but it seems crazy bright. I have the spot lens on mine though. I thought about getting a combo lens to try, but haven't yet.
  15. totensiebush

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    I also have an XL Pro and need to figure out how to aim it. Right now it's way too high.

    I rode through the Donner Summit train tunnels so it was pretty much pitch black.
  16. jdubb75

    jdubb75 Vicarious Adventurer

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    My Squadron was aimed way too high when I first installed it...even with the extensions for the upper mounts out all the way. In the pic below you can see where I removed just enough plastic to let the bottom of the light be adjusted all the way in. Before I removed the plastic, the nut on the bracket was hitting and not allowing for full adjustment.

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  17. totensiebush

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    I haven't touched mine yet, just surprised that someone drops that sorta money and doesn't aim it decently
  18. Dao1

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    yea, on roads & straighaways, there's plenty of lighting.
    but in the woods, going up, down and around trees at slow speed, I need extra wide spread distribution vs. its narrow focus distribution. That's why I'm leaning towards adding some helmet lighting to my xl pro. Also, the xl pro used around my city & - especially at night time - I'm getting my share of pissed off on coming cagers being annoyed & blinded by its harsh glare, despite mine being aimed down low for the woods, and at 20% of full power on low beam. This isn't a dig against BD b/c I knew prior to buying their light that it's marketed as non-DOT, no "cutoff" designed into the optics, but I rolled the dice on it anyways. Heck, I had no idea that I'd be having so much fun trail riding well past dark. But for now, I'll put up with this negative since it's a small % of total run hrs.

    Good point about that nut restricting the last few mm's of travel down low. I cheated & just flipped the bolt around so that the nut is facing out.
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    That added about another 1/4" clearance...every bit helps...

    This is the extension brackets that jdubb's talking about in case you didn't catch that....
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    ...this extension bracket is the main reason why I bought their headlight and mask all packaged together.

    And one last tidbit....I tried running the brake hose in the default front of the mask, but I didn't like how the brake hose was severely rubbing up against the mask w/ the brkt extensions in place.
    I rerouted it like this to have it sliding up / down more vertical & w/o alot of rubbing
    The $2 cable guide & $4 wire wrap are both from Home depot
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  19. jdubb75

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    Well, these showed up today. I saw someone mention they had some Berg parts for sale and they were among them. I don't currently need them, but maybe they'll come in handy if/when I add a 570 to the mix.

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