Husqvarna FE501S & FE350S

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

  1. Doc Sarvis

    Doc Sarvis Advent-ia before dementia Supporter

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    Let the record show that this bike appeared on page 1344. Watch out WR250 Threadfest the Swedes are coming for you.
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  2. RTWstare

    RTWstare Dismissed! Supporter

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    Made it on a little CNC in my yard. It holds the hand guards, indicators, lights, and a modular 1/4” thick Kydex dash for the Voyager pro, and GPS, as well as a Kydex plate where the headlight use to be, that has a Molle arrangement to house a tool bag in the headlight’s old spot.
    Here’s a pic of the bottom of the 7075 aluminum multi-purpose bar-clamp, showing the skeletonized underside. It will be Cerakoted flat-black when complete btw;

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  3. Fast1

    Fast1 Twisted Throttle

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    nice work!

    What is your plan for the front area (in front of the wiring harness) wind screen? number plate?

    Seems your moto is still new with zero miles?
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  4. RTWstare

    RTWstare Dismissed! Supporter

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    Best I can explain is with a few crude pics of the current project status. It will look a good bit different (and much more refined) when complete.

    And correct. Still has only 10 miles on it.

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  5. DLRuapuke

    DLRuapuke Been here awhile

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    Bagram ??
    Hope you told Joe ........................

    Great work BTW

    Gazz
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  6. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!! Supporter

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    5A027B94-8FA8-4050-BC9B-EA069876F0FC.jpeg I may have mentioned by backup battery setup on this thread. Here’s a pic. I prefer a small Lithium to a jump battery. The pic shows battery and a lead I made up. The lead attaches to jumper battery with ring connectors. I leave it not connected to battery so I don’t have to worry about hot cable end. And I can just swap it for my regular battery if it goes bad. The lead feeds small alligators for a quick jump. And an SAE connector for bikes with typical battery charger lead. Note that the SAE lead has reversed polarity!!!FWIW
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  7. Snake Oiler

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

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    So where do you carry your jump battery (lead, correct)?
  8. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!! Supporter

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    Tank bag or saddlebag if running them
  9. Snake Oiler

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

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    Seems like overkill to carry a spare battery. Adding the weight that is. Have you had battery problems with the lithium?
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  10. NoelJ

    NoelJ Long timer

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    I think he's carrying a lithium spare at about 24 ounces. Lead wouldn't hold a charge for long enough to be useful, aside from the weight.
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  11. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!! Supporter

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    Only for longer, more remote rides-Baja etc. Lighter than a jump battery and able to run not just start if a complete battery failure such as terminal breaking off. Never had lithium problem. No kick starter! FWIW
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  12. Comanche13

    Comanche13 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Nice work good idea
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  13. Rot Box

    Rot Box Diesel and Dust

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    Starting point of the tour of Idaho. Rode a little bit of it but I’m good with day rides I don’t think I have it in me to take on a ride/route like that!

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  14. OneManWolfPack

    OneManWolfPack Been here awhile

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    Good on you. We had hoped to get down there and try this year but Covid still has the border closed. I am amazed at how clear the skys are there. The sky up north is brutal due to all the burning. Is north idaho burning?
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  15. Rot Box

    Rot Box Diesel and Dust

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    That was a few days ago. Right now we have the worst air quality in the world apparently.. it’s really really thick!
  16. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    Going for a ride after I deliver trees, the latest fire is right up where we were riding a couple weeks ago, Taneum is closed, looks like I will head over to Reecer creek and go sniff up some elk:)))

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  17. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    Got my roto pax mounted and stole those off the old WR Deadhorse rig, Dan the mans racks are the best! We keep running low on fuel which is always a pain in the ass……

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  18. Sidehil

    Sidehil On any Sunday

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    My cousin has been deployed for a couple weeks in Winthrop saving structures, been pretty shity for air up that valley…. My deer killing zone is burning
  19. Fast1

    Fast1 Twisted Throttle

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    Idaho is on fire and smoked out

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  20. Fast1

    Fast1 Twisted Throttle

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    I'd go for it! but only if the fires/smoke clear up.

    In worst case scenario you are only 25-50 or so miles from some type of town except near the Magruder corridor. Not all have fuel but some have barrel gas. If you see lots of fresh tracks on the route, like the multiple types in your photo, it would up the safety/traffic factory.
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