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Author Topic: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)  (Read 5018 times)

Offline goodoltup

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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #20 on: Feb 05, 2018, 16:26:36 »
Thanks guys. I agree on the sprocket level. The motor is pretty tall, but the sprocket is situated high as well, allowing a lot of the motor to tuck down between the frame rails.
I also just bought a tank on eBay, a GT550 tank. I really like the lines, and I like the pop up cap. I am concerned that the Cb550 backbone will interfere with the tank, and I'd rather not do any tank fabrication, but I bought it anyway. This weekend I will probably be able to mock up the motor, tank, seat, and radiator.

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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #21 on: Feb 05, 2018, 18:45:13 »
Well then, this is interesting.
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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #22 on: Feb 05, 2018, 19:15:43 »
^^^^^hey tim, not sure about england (can't remember) but in australia, with 240v just about any plug takes anything, i can plug my welder into any household outlet

nice work going on the bike here too though thats not a nice thing making the missus ride a scooter, surely you like her more than that.....
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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #23 on: Feb 05, 2018, 19:16:58 »
I like this thing alot. So cool.

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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #24 on: Feb 05, 2018, 19:39:22 »
This is going to be sweet!
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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #25 on: Feb 05, 2018, 19:56:35 »
Nice start.
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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #26 on: Feb 06, 2018, 03:20:12 »
I´m in Sir!

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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #27 on: Feb 06, 2018, 11:54:04 »
I foresee a problem.. where is the second one for me to buy? ;)

Really sweet project!

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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #28 on: Feb 06, 2018, 13:08:23 »
What kind of fuel pump you plan on using?
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Re: Project CB690 (KTM 690 engine in a CB550f frame)
« Reply #29 on: Feb 06, 2018, 16:26:20 »
I appreciate the enthusiasm!
I was thinking about using a fuel pump as shown below, just an aftermarket outside-the-tank type. I would like to retain the stock KTM fuel level sensor, however, but that will need a tank modification. Maybe I'll add that capability later.