The 650 Dakar Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by underwaterguru, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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  3. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    Why do you prefer the Koso over TT
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    koso screen is easier to read and i feel that it is more precise. The TT embedded in the vapor isn't all that. But i need both.
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    I haz torx
  7. Gedrog

    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    yeah I think they changed it from 06 onwards my three Dakars are all 07 but I have an 06 motor I can check tommorrow
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    What are the height / width dims on this? Can’t find them on the web site. Any pics of your installation?

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    2" wide, 1" high, ~5/8" thick.

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    I like the temp readout on my Striker, but ones milage varies :-)
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    I dont know about the striker, but the vapor temp is in the upper left corner, tiny as fuck
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    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    gotcha:thumbup

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    Don't blame me :-)
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    Gedrog 1000 mile stare a 1000 stories to tell

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    Same listing different options blue red kit or individual components
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  19. Birdu2

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    Ok guys, done with the welding. We apply a patch/reinforcement on each side of the frame crack plus the weld.
    The left side of the frame was the more damaged, it wasnt well welded, and looks like got almost broken in 2 ...... :(
    As soon as we weld the right side ( first one to weld ) the left side un weld what was left of it, and almost split in 2. The weld on that side was wired .... it looked like the frame was more overlaped a bit and welded.
    Unfortunatly we coudnt patch both sides of the frame ( the in and out side ). I will have to take the upper part of the engine to do it ....
    We use some very strong "metal" as a patch, called something like Chromexxxxxxxx ( dont remember the right word ) wich is use to build the frames of the 4 wheels that race on the Baja 1000 race.
    Lets hope for the best ...... better then how its was it is ..... time and hard off road will tell.
    Here are some images of the job.
    Comments are more then welcome. :)

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    velo-hobo *_*

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    super cool

    probably 4130 Chrome-Moly alloy stel, that's typical for chassis and roll cages, and good-quality bicycle frames (though the alloys for bike tubing can get super fancy when light weight is at a premium)
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