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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2011, 08:45:56 am »
That's some project you've taken on there!
Looking forward to following this thread  :thumleft:
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2011, 09:00:21 am »
That looks like a 1998/9 model . I had one , nice bike .Good luck with your project.

The 8th last digit of the VIN is a W. This indicates an 98 model  ;)


 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2011, 09:01:34 am »
And to provide inspiration, and a little bit of torture, here is a clean example  :biggrin:


 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2011, 09:51:32 am »
I think this is an aftermarket rally bracket for ICO/road book etc
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2011, 06:29:43 pm »
Yeah, I figured it must have been for mounting stuff like that, but cant work out how the fuel tank is supported if the mount for the tank is fixed to the other bracket that is removed to put on the ally bracket.  ???
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2011, 06:05:54 pm »
Still not 100% sure, but it looks like I won't be able to get a title for this bike.  :(

Wondering if I can get a frame with a title, or maybe part the bike out.

Watch this space if you want dibs on any parts  ;D
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #26 on: May 25, 2011, 07:47:28 pm »
Check the South African sticker on the swing arm :biggrin:
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #27 on: May 26, 2011, 08:36:21 am »

Watch this space if you want dibs on any parts  ;D

I will gladly take the whole bike off your hands !!
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #28 on: May 26, 2011, 09:25:24 am »
got a DS bike to swap for it?  :biggrin:
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2011, 09:42:45 am »
950 SE acceptable   ;D
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2011, 11:13:57 pm »
Some new photos - looks like the front end is back together:



But what's that big curly pipe behind the forks?

Ahhhh :









Going for the title of world's longest range 2T  :biggrin:




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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #31 on: May 28, 2011, 09:18:44 pm »
Worlds first KTM 300 exc adventure.
limited stock.
To avoid the rush, place your orders here folks. ;D.

Hmmm, I think that front end would look much better on my little DR :mwink:
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2011, 06:36:39 am »
i tought it was a 640???
 ??? ??? what is going on??
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #33 on: May 29, 2011, 06:18:55 pm »
Ja, ek ook, nou sien ek die expansion chamber pyp!!
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #34 on: May 29, 2011, 06:27:21 pm »
i tought it was a 640???
 ??? ??? what is going on??

Still not 100% sure, but it looks like I won't be able to get a title for this bike.  :(

I can't register the 640. I don't see much point in a bike that big to only ride in the desert. So I am thinking about dual sporting a 525 EXC.

Just using the 2 stroke for measurements.

 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #35 on: May 29, 2011, 08:27:09 pm »
Search this section. Sidetrack has a 525 that he is continuing to DS on a daily basis! I rode it, and it was damn fine!!
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #36 on: May 31, 2011, 01:00:40 am »
Part the damn thing, its giving ME headaches!! I hate puzzles/tettris.
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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #37 on: June 27, 2011, 11:15:29 pm »
Just before I workout out I wanted a 525 I sold mine to a mate.

Luckily he has a short attention span so I bought it back for the same price. He even serviced the shock and added new plastics and side stand for me  :biggrin:



The bike already has an HT racing oil cooler added.

So from the 640 I will take the cush drive rear, tank, fairing.

I was thinking about adding a 540 kit from thumper racing along with a hot cam, and fluidyne radiators.

But first I will get around to putting it together.
 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #38 on: July 06, 2011, 08:48:07 pm »
The best thing about having a vague plan is that sometimes thing change.

I bought a 640-E today with only 2200km on the clock. With a title! So with any the E will turn into an ADV. And I will have a few spares incase something goes horribly wrong. The good news is the title only lists the frame, so either engine can go in without any headaches.

Should be finished in about 3-4 years  :biggrin:

 

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Re: 640 Adventure Project (3D Jigsaw Puzzle)
« Reply #39 on: July 06, 2011, 09:10:13 pm »
Nice, that bike looks good. Now that I see the kickstarter, I kickstarted a 640 once, was not difficult with the decomp, but weird with the left leg  ;D
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