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Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Head2Wind
Only 4 left.... go ahead, be one of 4 people that...

Only 4 left.... go ahead, be one of 4 people that got a really great deal on a amazing dual sport tire... :D
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Head2Wind
Thumb Heidenau K60 140/80-17 Rear Special

Adventure Machines has a 'Deal of the Day' special on the Heidenau K60 140/80-17 rear tire. We have 5 in stock, ready to ship right away. Special is a limited time offer. $132 :eek1

...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By Head2Wind
I am going to start waving at motorcyclists while...

I am going to start waving at motorcyclists while driving my car because we are brothers and stuff, then when they don't wave back I'm going to get butt hurt about it....:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Head2Wind
for the ADV do this for both sides, its as good...

for the ADV do this for both sides, its as good as it gets....

http://cdn3.volusion.com/3qu9o.tk53m/v/vspfiles/photos/TankVent-2T.jpg?1379241902 (http://www.advmachines.com/product_p/tankvent.htm)...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By Head2Wind
for me its #9 at about mile 350 for the day... my...

for me its #9 at about mile 350 for the day... my eyes just can't keep up any more... :eek1

still funny overall.

11. The guy waving is on the other side of the divided highway.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By Head2Wind
I nuked my previous post, because Sumi is correct...

I nuked my previous post, because Sumi is correct about the ECU controlling power to the FP and that if the ECU does not see 'engine running' signal it will release the FP relay, shutting the pump...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 23,692
Posted By Head2Wind
I am running a ITG open foam filter (similar to...

I am running a ITG open foam filter (similar to the CPR Fab Rottweiler) with a custom built alum base plate. I am also running RC8 velocity stacks both front and rear cyl. Planning on trying/tuning...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 352,362
Posted By Head2Wind
The filter is a ITG, and can be purchased from a...

The filter is a ITG, and can be purchased from a few places that I know of. The 'Dome' filter is harder to get than the standard straight sided version. CPR fab (Rottweiler) to my knowledge, does...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 23,692
Posted By Head2Wind
For clarity: 1. There are 'classes' of 990...

For clarity:

1. There are 'classes' of 990 ECUs which contain a 'hash' to identify them: ADV, SMR, SD, SMT
2. It is NOT recommended to attempt to flash a ECU with a different class of map (and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,246
Posted By Head2Wind
Personal experience with 2.5w oil is the seals...

Personal experience with 2.5w oil is the seals have a very hard time keeping it in the forks. 5w has less of a tendency to leak. However if I could reliably run 2.5w I would because it opens up...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 23,692
Posted By Head2Wind
All of the cams from all of the 03-12 LC8 engines...

All of the cams from all of the 03-12 LC8 engines are interchangeable. The 2013 USA 990 as well, RTW got the new 1190 in 2013 so that is a no go (its basically similar to a RC8 engine/cam), then the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,889
Posted By Head2Wind
Understood re the drive interface to the crank. ...

Understood re the drive interface to the crank. I don't know if the alternator/flywheel hub to crankshaft interface will handle more load. I do know that the early engines that did not have a key...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-25-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,889
Posted By Head2Wind
Subscribeiedified.... Nice build :freaky ...

Subscribeiedified....

Nice build :freaky

I need to get back onto mine and get it back together, but have a 950ADV service to finish up and then another 950 SE fuel injection conversion to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,752
Posted By Head2Wind
It will run, but the battery is out of it right...

It will run, but the battery is out of it right now... and back in November I pulled the front suspension and tri clamp to go through them... and then.. it sits there waiting for my attention. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Head2Wind
IMO, I would run them until they start making...

IMO, I would run them until they start making noise on a regular basis.... the chains in this engine are very short and not stressed that much in comparison to a 4 cyl engine. If the tensioner was...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Head2Wind
Sweet steeker! :deal 60K is 'OK', but...

Sweet steeker! :deal

60K is 'OK', but things do wear. If that was mostly street miles, then sure, probably a decent deal... but if it has been ridden off road a bunch... be prepared to go...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By Head2Wind
either the ITG or CPR 'prefilter' will easily...

either the ITG or CPR 'prefilter' will easily afford a longer service interval. There are coarse and fine options from CPR, and a thicker medium from ITG. The CPR is less $$ but the ITG will...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
I think that there is more there to be had, not...

I think that there is more there to be had, not that it really needs more... The tune that is on it presently could be improved for that specific machine combination of exhaust, engine and intake...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By Head2Wind
There is really no 'clutch adjustment' to be had....

There is really no 'clutch adjustment' to be had.

My 'make it better list'

Change the clutch fluid to 5w suspension fluid, it is far superior to anything else in my opinion.

Pull the clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Head2Wind
The bearing wear is 'normal'. I would not...

The bearing wear is 'normal'.

I would not be trying to grease the bearings with Silicone based grease, not necessary IMO.

If bearings need extra lube, I use standard water resistant wheel...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Head2Wind
IMO the 990 EFI will handle and adjust better to...

IMO the 990 EFI will handle and adjust better to elevation and temperature change than the 950 CV carbs. I personally like the 07-08 ADV because you do not have to worry about the 'immobilizer' like...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By Head2Wind
If the engine temps are rising, and the radiator...

If the engine temps are rising, and the radiator temps are not, the pump impeller is probably disengaged from the end of the crank shaft.... I would pull the clutch cover and verify the clip is in...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
Dan's first ride, and first thoughts upon...

Dan's first ride, and first thoughts upon returning... :D

He has a several days scheduled to run a GPS route of the Olympic peninsula next week, so it will get a full on shake down ride soon.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
Wrap up video.... I will post up a 'Dan's first...

Wrap up video.... I will post up a 'Dan's first impressions' video after he gets here and has a chance to ride it...

<iframe width="1280" height="750" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZKSyhbX4G9Q"...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
Yes, it is tomorrow plus some.... I will get some...

Yes, it is tomorrow plus some.... I will get some 'its done' video up today.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
If we go there with needing a longer one I'll get...

If we go there with needing a longer one I'll get GALFER to make one, but thanks for the offer.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
It officially is 99% finished. Shake down ride...

It officially is 99% finished. Shake down ride completed.

I have ridden a lot of machines and this one is... a freaking HOOT! :eek1 Grab a fist full of throttle in 1st or 2nd and you had better...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
there are compromises and design faults in almost...

there are compromises and design faults in almost every machine out there....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,799
Posted By Head2Wind
probably....

probably....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,799
Posted By Head2Wind
My guess is that he was running the 'right oil'...

My guess is that he was running the 'right oil' but was on the back tire for the majority of the ride and starved it for oil... right Spencer? :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
After several weeks and week ends of occasional...

After several weeks and week ends of occasional work on the 990 SE EFI project I managed to focus some time on it this past weekend as well as the past several evenings to get a few things finished....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
Yes, will do.

Yes, will do.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
No........:evil Got slightly distracted this...

No........:evil

Got slightly distracted this morning... could not pass on this CL find... PW80 for cheap


Preparing the next generation to keep the flame. :clap
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
Performed the first shake down ride. Everything...

Performed the first shake down ride. Everything is working well and it runs pretty darn good. Still need to complete the forward wiring section that interfaces to the bar controls. I may also need...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Head2Wind
The USA 07-08 SuperDuke and Adventure 990 ECUs do...

The USA 07-08 SuperDuke and Adventure 990 ECUs do not require any VIN or immobilizer encryption synchronization. The 07-08 ADV ECU is a plug and run for 09+ for sure... I have not verified the SD to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By Head2Wind
It requires a special tool to compress the valve...

It requires a special tool to compress the valve springs to then release the keepers/spring retainers.... Not a overly expensive tool.

1. Engine has to come out
2. Cylinders have to come off with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Head2Wind
FYI the fairing sub frame is NOT a good source...

FYI the fairing sub frame is NOT a good source for BAT- (Ground) on these bikes as it is not directly bonded to the BAT- via a directly connected wire to the BAT- bus. The frame powder coating gets...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Head2Wind
a 2.2k ohm 1/8W resistor between the Pink and...

a 2.2k ohm 1/8W resistor between the Pink and Black wires (main harness side of plug) will eliminate the switch as far as the ECU is concerned.... Probably can unplug the switch, then stuff the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Head2Wind
it all depends on which bike, SM, SD, SE, ADV.......

it all depends on which bike, SM, SD, SE, ADV.... however in general there is a cluster of brown wires that is up front that is fed from a single wire that passes through the steering neck area...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,283
Posted By Head2Wind
I believe that either way a different hose is...

I believe that either way a different hose is going to be needed, will know more tonight.
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