RATEL engineering design - BMW 650GS/Dakar/Sertao YZ/WR suspension upgrade

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  1. Aquatic

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    Not sure yet. Still in the development stage
  2. wiz.au

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    Might have found something that will make a side stand mod easier. A fully adjustable billet alloy stand, that also has a "puck" option. I think the DRZ400 unit could be the easiest to make a bracket for?
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    case saver arrived today, impressively fast shipping coming from Oz.

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    looks great !
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    I thought you would get a golden/yellow one!
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    that would be great! my wife tries to pass the yellow off as a bee thing, but i say its closer to a banana.
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    Did I hear something about Ratel Driving light brackets?
  8. Aquatic

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    What forks do you have?
    I have brackets that fit on a Yamaha lower triple clamp.
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  10. Aquatic

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    It looks nice! I like it a lot.

    The US Postal Service had a difficult time getting the package to me, but it got here eventually. USPS kept sending it to the wrong town (twice). The address was labeled correctly.

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  13. Aquatic

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    Happy you eventually got it.
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    I thought I would ask here first since Auquatic has an 8mm neck spacer.

    I have a YZ250 2001 triple set (well thats what the seller told me it was). the steering stem measures 247mm from the lower dust sel to the top of the stem. Do I need a spacer? If so is 8mm enough?
  15. Aquatic

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    Check your dimensions again. 247mm perhaps?
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    Yeah thats the one .....

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  17. Aquatic

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    Yes you need a spacer. 8mm is the absolute minimum. You can go up to 10mm easily

    As far as I'm aware, only the YZ125 stem does not need the spacer
  18. Aquatic

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    Voltage Regulator brackets added to the inventory

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    Pricing on the first page
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  20. Aquatic

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    18x24x12 is the OEM size. Seals are slightly recessed.
    I have installed 18x24x14 and they work perfectly. The 2 seals are then flush with the outer face of the link.

    Full compliment rollers are ideal bearings but caged rollers will also work.