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Technical Section => Make / Model Specific Discussions => KTM LC4 400/610/640 & 690 => Topic started by: Rufus115 on March 24, 2009, 03:41:43 pm

Title: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: Rufus115 on March 24, 2009, 03:41:43 pm
Greetings all,

For those that remember the Dirty Duke from my earlier posts, well the Duke 2 fairng just does not cut the mustard on our tough roads and I finished my Lesotho trip with way too many cable ties for my own liking........so, reckon that a 640 Adv type fairing is the answer BUT...

There is always a but isnt there?
The Adv faring intergrates with the std Adv tank, and my tank is the std LC4 Enduro/Duke type tank. The 690 fairing that was shown for sale in the smalls section, will not work as it too intergrates with the tank.

So what I am hoping to start with a 640 Adv fairing in fibrglass that I can them trim/modify to suit my tank interface.
I hit google for a reference but came up short....any of the dawgs know of the direction I need to be pointed?
I could start by making a mould of a std plastic Adv fairing, but for that I would need the Adv fairing as a sample and i dont have one of those

Any tips, greatly appreciated
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: ktmmer on March 24, 2009, 03:57:21 pm
I have a mould for a fairing very similar to the adventure fairing it was copied of Alfies first Dakar bike.  I intend making one for my enduro lc4
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: Groenie on March 25, 2009, 01:19:09 pm
I'm busy (sort of) with a similar thing for my KLR. It's a FARKING HUGE job......
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: the_BOBNOB on March 25, 2009, 01:25:34 pm
I'm busy (sort of) with a similar thing for my KLR. It's a FARKING HUGE job......

claudio told me about it - i'm still waiting for photos  ;)
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: Groenie on March 25, 2009, 01:43:58 pm
Jy gaan lank wag......
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: Rufus115 on March 25, 2009, 04:15:45 pm
I have a mould for a fairing very similar to the adventure fairing it was copied of Alfies first Dakar bike.  I intend making one for my enduro lc4

Ktmmer, sory about the reply, was busy reloading IE7 on the home comp so couldnt get access!

Ok, so what do I need to do to gain access to this mould...... :mwink:
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: madmike999 on March 26, 2009, 08:06:15 am
a mate of mine is busy with his 640 adv. his done the first raw fairing and test drove it. alot les wind and it is based around the dakar bike.

he is not on the forun by give him a call: his name is jean putter , cel 0844119177

hope it helps. he is busy with a mould on my r 80 g/s 81 model, were the new subframe holds a ktm 300 exe plastic tailpiece. he made a mould of that as a base for the new plastics on the g/s.


Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: ktmmer on March 27, 2009, 02:45:43 pm
rufus pm sent
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: richyktm on May 17, 2009, 07:59:51 pm
Hi

Looking at modifying my KTM 640 Adv to DAKAR style fairing/screen and bore motor to 660 ....

Any tips welcome ?

Also have 2005 WR 450 I'd like to do the same too..???
Title: Re: KTM 640 Fibreglass head fairing
Post by: edgy on May 17, 2009, 09:19:45 pm
Me too,i also want to modify a adv screen for the SE