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DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« on: July 14, 2010, 06:09:34 pm »
Just finished with phase 1 of some things i am looking at making in future for the DRZ 400 Suzuki


Carrier Rack  --- with ears for soft luggage--- Can easily be removed



Side view----



From the back--

And the BEST Part integrated Brake -Tail light and Indicators LED  :mwink:



Also has 2mm covers on to protect your soft luggage --



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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2010, 06:20:51 pm »
Just finished with phase 1 of some things i am looking at making in future for the DRZ 400 Suzuki


Carrier Rack  --- with ears for soft luggage--- Can easily be removed



Side view----



From the back--

And the BEST Part integrated Brake -Tail light and Indicators LED  :mwink:



Also has 2mm covers on to protect your soft luggage --




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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010, 09:27:03 pm »
Wow  :thumleft:
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2010, 09:43:46 pm »
looks smart :thumleft:
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2010, 08:19:17 am »
Damn good work Blazes  :thumleft:
I just feel that it would be better if you could move it forward as much as possible - especially the side racks - so there isn't as much weight hanging so far behind the rear axle line.
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2010, 08:52:40 am »
If you fall, that plate is going to take your leg off................use it, don't use it.  :peepwall:
 

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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2010, 09:38:01 am »
If you fall, that plate is going to take your leg off................use it, don't use it.  :peepwall:
Sorry but I have to agree.
The craftsmanship looks great, but it looks a little dangerous too.

I can see the remnants of a ball sack hanging from that carrier..
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2010, 09:40:18 am »
ooooooooooh i like i like!
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2010, 09:41:13 am »
ooooooooooh i like i like!
you see , its because we dont have 'balsakke' that can hang from the contraption .....

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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2010, 01:42:20 pm »
ooooooooooh i like i like!
you see , its because we dont have 'balsakke' that can hang from the contraption .....
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2010, 01:49:04 pm »
So, now, lets talk about the tail light... looks interesting, I gather it has integrated indicators and is very bright...

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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2010, 02:20:15 pm »
If you going to fall -- Your soft luggage will compensate for the fall  ???

That is only to carry your soft luggage on

For THAT matter panniers will also --take your leg off --if you have spaghetti legs and no Atgatt -- :pot:

I have the same set up on my 610TE  -Still have Both my legs-- Rather have it break off than have one of those hideous pipes on the side that will hurt your leg --If you fall--



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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2010, 02:22:02 pm »
Damn good work Blazes  :thumleft:
I just feel that it would be better if you could move it forward as much as possible - especially the side racks - so there isn't as much weight hanging so far behind the rear axle line.

They have extra holes to position them at a alternative position --- This helps to wheelie easily --- ::)
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2010, 02:27:21 pm »
If you fall, that plate is going to take your leg off................use it, don't use it.  :peepwall:

Luckily the people who ride DRZ --Most of them --can ride--If you are more in the Horizontal position when you ride   Don't use them   --Go on a riding course first  :pot:
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2010, 02:35:05 pm »
If you fall, that plate is going to take your leg off................use it, don't use it.  :peepwall:

Luckily the people who ride DRZ --Most of them --can ride--If you are more in the Horizontal position when you ride   Don't use them   --Go on a riding course first  :pot:

I think you're confusing me with The_Wes...................unlike him, I'm most of the time in a vertical
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2010, 09:40:05 pm »
ooooooooooh i like i like!
you see , its because we dont have 'balsakke' that can hang from the contraption .....

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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2010, 09:42:44 pm »
ooooooooooh i like i like!
you see , its because we dont have 'balsakke' that can hang from the contraption .....

Words of Wisdom -- L -- Roller bearings just slip off the saddle and fall off  :peepwall:
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2010, 01:42:03 am »
Sorry, dis die gate in my onderbroek wat maak dat ek oor sensitief is.  :lol:

Jokes aside, I did a couple of calculations (newtons 2nd and 3rd laws) and it turns out this carrier is not that hazardous after all.
It will take a freak accident to have a finger under the edge of the side plate and the fact that the rider and bike experiences the same deceleration in combination with the angle of impact renders it save in my books  :thumleft:
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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2010, 09:56:39 am »
I don't like sharp edges and pointy stuff any more since I almost lost a friend who punctured his femoral artery with his brake lever (less the round knob, that broke off in a previous fall).

You can say whatever you want about freak accidents but it's no fun poking your thumb into profusely bleeding people whilst waiting for the paramedics :-\

I'd do a little modification of the carrier and bend the edges inward and weld together where the bend parts meet. At least all forward and downward facing edges.
Would add quite a bit of structural strength too.
If you're worried about getting it too strong and damaging the subframe in a fall don't weld or provide a kink point.

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Re: DRZ 400 - Pooratech Bling
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2010, 10:23:51 am »
If you fall, that plate is going to take your leg off................use it, don't use it.  :peepwall:

I've fallen twice with this setup - no problem.
You reckon I should re-design them?



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