TE449 to Supermoto

Discussion in 'Super Moto' started by stagarm, May 12, 2015.

  1. stagarm Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    Los Gatos, California
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449
    Other Motorcycles:
    2007 wr250r & 2005 rm65
    I'm converting my te449 to supermoto and have some questions...

    Ordered Warp9 wheel set (white rims, blue hubs, red spokes and nips)
    Front 3.5/17 (ContiForce SM 120/70)
    Rear 5/17 ContiAttack SM 160/60)

    My questions:
    1. Speedo magnet? Anyone use a aftermarket magnet on warp9 conversion? Place to order? Pic of your install? Any tips will help.

    2. Anyone have any chain bite with a 160 on a 5" wide rim?
  2. crashtd Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    Husqvarna SMR 511
    My understanding is that the 160 won't hit the chain if you have a 5" rear wheel
  3. stagarm Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    Los Gatos, California
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449
    Other Motorcycles:
    2007 wr250r & 2005 rm65
    Only took Warp9 70 days to make them:eek: but they finally showed up...:cheers:

    Attached Files:

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  4. La Flama Blanca Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Carlisle, Pa
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2013 Husqvarna TE449
    Other Motorcycles:
    2005 kawasaki kx250f
    Dude! those are sick!!! :eek:
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  5. Big Timmy Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    (South Eastern) AZ.
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2015 FE 501 with lots of goodies.
    Other Motorcycles:
    BMW G450X, 15' FE501 ,77 Maico, HD
    Yes sir you wouldn't want that ass end getting slapped by the chain that's for sure but biting? well that won't be nice either. It leaves scars.

    OH wait a second, Set the magnet and get a "Healtech Speedohealer V4" and it will correct your speedometer reading for the different circumference tire and wheels combo. Nice pair, can I see the other one?

    I've been thinking about doing a set for my G450X, But will get the Blue KTM Husky set up. as I can swap them back and forth on my FE 501 by just swapping out the correct wheel spacers. My G450 has a Kato front end on it including the wheel.

    I just road the G450X for the first time in about 3 months, 4 blocks over to my shop to get a big tire patch I had over there with a valve stem built into it. I took it and installed it on a thick heavy duty tube that has had the valve stem torn off and use it inside my new ready to install rear stiff sidewall tires and just stick it in there and inflate it to spread the tires carcass out from shipping and leave it like that in the sun for a few days. Or until I'm ready to mount it.

    Works like a charm.
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  6. SDPUTTER Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    San Diego
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2011 TE 511

    Awesome! Red, White and Blue.....I just saluted it
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  7. stagarm Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    Los Gatos, California
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2012 TE449
    Other Motorcycles:
    2007 wr250r & 2005 rm65
    Ended up with one 1mm shim in the rear between the caliper bracket and swingarm and one 1mm shim up front between oem spacer and fork leg. Warp9 sent me the #3 bracket so I'll have to wait for #7 to show up to install the big disc. About to head out for a ride!! image.jpg
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