XR650R Fairing design and construction

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Wesley J, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. pigpen

    pigpen Gone Riding

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    That would make Nancy Pelosi look bright. :rofl

    A trophy truck lights in baja wouldn't make her look bright!!!!!:smile6

    Maybe it would enhance the deer in the headlights look though:)
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  2. Wesley J

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    There are some comparison shots on MTBR.com and the 1400 lumen LED's make a single 35W HID look like a candle. It's my understanding that most of the helmet headlights used in Baja are LED.
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  3. NordieBoy

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    "all pics taken at "standard MTBR settings" of ISO-100, F4, 6 Seconds"

    Wonder how they came up with those numbers?
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  4. Wesley J

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    It was quite useful for the lower output lights. They're now working on a new standard for high output lights like these that saturate the camera
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  5. DRjoe

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    So Wesley whats going on with your fairing?
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  6. LukasM

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    Wes is probably busy keeping good relations with his neighbor... :lol3
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  7. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    Nice work on the fairing...the black bike up on stands in garage...gsx1100g, yes? Right engine-drive line config (a/o cooled gsxr/shaft drive...)
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  8. Wesley J

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    Let me start by apologizing. I did some more work on the fairing but was again unhappy with it so I went back to the drawing board on how to shape the Aluminum. I'm new too forming sheet material.

    Anyway, the opology isnt for that, its for selling the bike.... I've picked up a 950 Adventure so this project is officially dead. I hate doing this cuz I know how much i hate following a thread that dies before completion.

    Sorry guys....

    Will you forgive me?

    [​IMG]
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  9. Wesley J

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    Yup, thats a friend's G. Funky bike, gas it in first and you feel like you're gonna get bucked off but smooth as silk to ride.
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  10. Wesley J

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    Well, my 950 deal fell through so I am keeping the BRP.

    Fairing work is back on!

    Updates soon.

    Wesley J
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  11. Garthe

    Garthe ROCKS ARE YOUR FRIENDS...

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    :tough
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  12. Wesley J

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    :fyyff
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  13. DRjoe

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    well get to it then mr j and remember to take plenty of pics
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  14. lstzephyr

    lstzephyr Solo con rambo

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    Sweet! Do something cool.

    I'm going with an 8 inch racelight. No wind protection crap for me.:lol3 Yet.

    edit: eh I'll just get rid of that extra crap.
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  15. Garthe

    Garthe ROCKS ARE YOUR FRIENDS...

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    :queenie... :csm
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  16. Wesley J

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    So, I'm the king and you want to give me a handjob? Sweet!

    Just to add to the light hearted senslessness:

    :toney :drif :crash :flug
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  17. Wesley J

    Wesley J Hoser

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    Seriously though, i hear what your saying, i hate threads that end unfinished. I swear (fuck) that i'll finish this beyauch. Off to get some material this weekend.

    Wesley J
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  18. MSH

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    Word! :clap
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  19. Rellik

    Rellik o-KAY!

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    That's the shits Wes!

    I hope it doesn't take you too long to find a home for that air cleaner. It's gonna look the BOMB on your parts shelf though. If you can't find anyone else who wants it, ship it back, we'll find a home for it yet!
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  20. Garthe

    Garthe ROCKS ARE YOUR FRIENDS...

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    No you don't...I'm the King and your the Jag-off...:thumb

    Good luck with your project. :loaded One word...fiberglass. :poser