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Hey guys, I have been a member here for a few years now, some of you will probably remember my Classic Touring/SKS conversion from a few years ago.(05 actually) WOW!

Anyway, I switched to a 4 stroke in 2008, I bought a Yamaha RS Vector LTX GT. I wanted the Nytro that year but didn't want a 121 or a 151(no choice in between). In 09 Yamaha introduced the XTX a cross over with a tipped up rail, 144" x 1.25, just what I wanted. I loved the Nytro from day 1! The only down falls were the lack of storage space and small gas tank. 28 litre tank just didn't cut it! The first year I had to strap a gas can to my running board for longer trips, the second year I added a Tour Buddy, but it was ugly! It did give me the range I wanted but hated the look! So this fall I started a project I have been wanting to do for a while!

year 1 with gas can on tunnel


saddle bad for storage, worked so well I left it on all the time


tour buddy. Ugly but functional!


In October I had my sled apart to replace the exhaust gaskets because late last spring it developed a rattle in the exhaust and was sure it was the dreaded gasket failure, after all I did have around 6500km and most people say they go around 5000km. I had everything apart so I said what the heck now was as good a time as any to do this!

Here are a few pics along the way.













my favorite addition, now when I get to the camp I can run to the store and pick up my beverage for the night!



I should have no worries for storage or fuel this year!
 

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Maybe this is a stupid question, but where does your exhaust come out now?
 

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Maybe it comes out underneath the tunnel.
 

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Yeah it exits under the tunnel, straight out the back.
 

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So you keep the exhaust from burning everything behind you, and you have a little stash spot under the seat for storage too...

Nice mod, I like it!! [thumb]
 

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Yeah I actually have a small bag under the seat with a few things that I won't ride without but hopefully don't need, ie, booster cables, tow strap, small first aid kit.
 

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radianguy said:
Yeah I actually have a small bag under the seat with a few things that I won't ride without but hopefully don't need, ie, booster cables, tow strap, small first aid kit.
LOL, booster cables for a sled... (R)
 

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Ugly_old_Poo_kid said:
LOL, booster cables for a sled... (R)
no pull cord on a 4Stroke bud!
 

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Yea try pulling over a four stroke. pu crack aaahhh my arms are broke!
 

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Finally got some snow and got the sled outside!

 

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flatlander_summit said:
I think the next mod it needs is a fan ;)
?? Sorry I don't get it?
 

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^^^Me neither
 

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oh believe me I want to turbo this thing so bad!! The problem is there is nobody around here that has any experience putting a turbo on these things. Maybe one of these days...
 
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