Husqvarna FE501S & FE350S

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by trailrider383, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. Dan950ser

    Dan950ser Two Wheeled Addict

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    The top plate will have a rotopax mount and many spots for straps to tie down to. Also probably won’t be quite that big. This was just for mock up. It will be laser cut once the finish design is done.
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  2. Dan950ser

    Dan950ser Two Wheeled Addict

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    The rack is a modular design and the top plate is a big part of the strength and integrity of the system. I will be designing a smaller top plate. The large one in the photo was a rough cutout just to complete the prototype.
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  3. OneManWolfPack

    OneManWolfPack Been here awhile

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    Looks awesome. I will echo the smaller top plate and to make it light as possible. Can the rack be done in aluminum?
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    Dan950ser Two Wheeled Addict

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    Thanks! It is very light for the weight it is built to carry. Probably be right at or under 5 pounds. I’ll get a verified weight once I have the proper hardware and the rear rack cut to size. Could it be done in aluminum. Yes. Will it cost more than everyone is willing to pay if all aluminum. Yes. Stainless is an option I’m considering. I like the feedback coming in. What dimensions of a rear rack would most be interested in? Current rack is 9”x11”.
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  5. wfv56

    wfv56 Been here awhile

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    Rack looks great. Consider one for 2016 model year.
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  6. RichK

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    I don't know what is up with RockyMountain, but they refuse to acknowledge they sent me a slim tail light that doesn't fit. 2020 is different. I have sent pics and VIN....it's ridiculous. I guess they got too big over the years.

    I wish they would just take the parts back.
  7. OneManWolfPack

    OneManWolfPack Been here awhile

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    As narrow as possible. Not planning to carry a rotapax (Running a 4.5 IMS). As I understand the rack is more of a structural component? My setup would be a couple of paniers combined with a small fender bag.
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  8. Dan950ser

    Dan950ser Two Wheeled Addict

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    I will consider making one for the 2014-2016 models. I will be focusing on the 2017-2019 ktm and then the 2020 bikes first. I am a one man show with a full time job and family so it may be a little bit.
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  9. DYNOBOB

    DYNOBOB lucky dog Supporter

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    I am interested in a '16 rack also.

    Bob

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    DYNOBOB lucky dog Supporter

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    I like that the side bars are tied together by the top rack.

    FWIW, if anyone wants to part with a Rovina rack for a 14-16 let me know...

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  11. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    I got a globetrotting rack to fit but you have to loosen and rotate it up to get at air filter yours looks better, can’t wait to see the finished product, multiple size top plates may be a good idea..... I had a large duffle strapped to mine but I got a nice diamond plate cut from a riding buddy..... these things should sell really well!
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  12. RichK

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    RM fnally concurs after a week and a half, and I'm allowed to send the incorrect parts back.
  13. Snake Oiler

    Snake Oiler If the world didn't suck, we would all fall off

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    I had a problem with them also on a return. It was a real hassle. But never a problem with RevZilla, no questions asked. They sent me a email with a return label and off it went.
  14. Lurkerlou

    Lurkerlou Been here awhile

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    My girlfriend just got a 2020 150 TPI , I’d try and get ahold of one of those setups vs the Sicass route. Deadly looking little light setup.

    Equally as nice as the Sicass setup I put on my 19’ 501

    Edit went out to take a picture and test it ....sadly no brake light function.

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  15. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    I was loaded for the Best of Montana, 1500 miles or so I recall and this why you might have different top plates for different needs..... Bear Tooth pass 10 feet shy of 12k or 11k can’t recall that either but damn good time with that crowd:) Got to meet Thee Big Dog who inspired use to ride to Dead Horse AK on WR- 250s but I’m off track, Build Rack and they will buy!

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  16. RichK

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    Unfortunately, Sicass has nothing available for the 2020....just spoke to the this a.m.
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    Historically RM has been great...to me this was new. I hope it doesn't become a new pattern. Revzilla has been excellent.
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    Lurkerlou Been here awhile

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    This is a great looking slim light , you’d just have to see if you could wire it to function as a running and a brake light.

    Sorry looked like the other pic didn’t show
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    The good news is you can cut the carrier from the stock whale tail to hold the stock tail/brake light. For now, that's what I'll do, and it should look clean too...almost like what you show. There will be no license plate lamp, and I'm OK with that. Just wondering if it will show a code.
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    Here's my hack that is holding up.