Small update: front fuel pump and finishing some details

Small update: We're still waiting for the front fuel pump and windshield. Meanwhile we can finish some other pieces that have to be done. I replaced the OEM KTM footpegs with the rally ones. They are a little bit longer and wider. I installed the mounts on the bashplate, so it's [...]

By |2018-03-13T14:56:15+01:00March 11th, 2018|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

I’ve done some electrical work today

Today I've fixed a power supply on the navigation tower for the GPS and for future accesories. I've used a small fusebox on the right side, clean and easy. Above the fusebox I've also put a mass ground that goes directly to the chassis of the bike. I've also relocated the voltage regulator to [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:34:21+01:00December 30th, 2017|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Lower radiator mounts

I still had to mount the lower radiator mounts. I was waiting on the M8 taps I ordered, the normal hole is an M6. Sooo, I have to drill it out with a 6,8mm drill. Then I use the taps in 3 stages. Tip: Use some oil while tapping the new thread [...]

By |2017-12-29T00:01:48+01:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Rear tank transplant

Today we are going to focus on the rear tank transplant. First we remove the battery and disconnect the 2 big connectors going to the computer. Now remove the bracket with the computer. Loosen up the rear relais bracket and pull all the wires forward. Disconnect the fuel line going from the tank to [...]

By |2018-01-01T10:29:04+01:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Progress on the radiator hoses, radiator protector and exhaust header

Hey guys, today we replaced the OEM radiator hoses with aftermarket ones from SAMCO. First I drained the radiator fluid out of the radiator the best I could. Then I removed the lower radiator mounts to get better acces. After that I disconnected the hoses first on the radiator side and placed a bucket [...]

By |2017-12-28T22:22:29+01:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Installing the navigation tower

Since the rear tank didn't arrive today we can start concentrating on the front, mainly on the navigation tower and all of the wiring. First we still need to remove the left and right frame cover plastics. The seat support are going to be removed with a dremel tool. I cut off [...]

By |2017-12-20T20:13:22+01:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: ARION Project|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments