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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By docwyte
In!

In!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By docwyte
Cool! We booked into one of the hotels...

Cool! We booked into one of the hotels...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 289,730
Posted By docwyte
Saw you posted that if you can cold start the...

Saw you posted that if you can cold start the bike without cse you're set up too rich. I can do that now that all the air leaks have been fixed on my bike.

Setup is a 160 main, 45 pilot. 6000'...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,935
Posted By docwyte
Appreciate it Derek.

Appreciate it Derek.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,935
Posted By docwyte
When you guys are changing the main jet of the...

When you guys are changing the main jet of the BST40 with the carb still on the bike, how are you keeping the tube from creeping up into the carb?

I tried to change the main jet on my bike and the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 286,614
Posted By docwyte
pm sent on the 950 high fender kit

pm sent on the 950 high fender kit
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By docwyte
I'm heading on my 640 along with my friend on his...

I'm heading on my 640 along with my friend on his triumph triple. Another friend on a 640 may join us.

We're going to leave Thursday morning as well. My friend is heading back on Sunday but I'd...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11,900
Views: 1,490,372
Posted By docwyte
Wonder why Bryan is selling the 640. He just got...

Wonder why Bryan is selling the 640. He just got it and just finished setting it up
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,681
Posted By docwyte
Interested in watching the build. Why'd you go...

Interested in watching the build. Why'd you go with the Husa forks vs WP?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,077
Posted By docwyte
Wow! Glad you made out as well as you did. ...

Wow! Glad you made out as well as you did. Speedy recovery and hope you're feeling well
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14,702
Views: 2,162,410
Posted By docwyte
Pm sent on the Klim gloves

Pm sent on the Klim gloves
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 361,850
Posted By docwyte
This happened on my morning commute. First...

This happened on my morning commute. First ticket ever on the bike, first ticket in years period...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b233/docwyte/Pulledover_zpsed183e40.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,970
Posted By docwyte
BMW f650gs is a nice choice. Fuel injected...

BMW f650gs is a nice choice. Fuel injected decent but not overwhelming power, reliable, great gas mileage and it does street work nicely.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
Oh yeah, I also cleaned up my GPS wiring,...

Oh yeah, I also cleaned up my GPS wiring, rerouted it to look cleaner, then I messed with the throttle grip, trimmed it up so the throttle snaps shut more cleanly and attempted to glue the grip on so...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
What did we decide on? It idles happily with the...

What did we decide on? It idles happily with the csec all the way off. 😎
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
So in addition to the hole in that hose, I found...

So in addition to the hole in that hose, I found a hole in the hose that goes from the fuel pump to the carb. Then I found the vent hose from the rocker cover to the frame had slipped off some. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
So there was a hole in that hose, then I found a...

So there was a hole in that hose, then I found a hole in the other hose from the fuel pump that goes to the carb. Then I found the hose from the rocker cover to the frame had almost popped off the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/usajuze6.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/usajuze6.jpg

Found this tonight, definitely an air leak. Not sure if it's the sole cause of the issue, but it's definitely an issue!

It's the line from the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/aqa2a4uj.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/aqa2a4uj.jpg

Think you nailed it Gunner. Found a nice hole in the hose from the fuel pump to the head. I'll replace it tonite, hopefully that's the sole cause...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
Ok, I see it. Runs pretty close to the header. ...

Ok, I see it. Runs pretty close to the header. Looks a little crunchy, I'll check it out once the bike has cooled.

In a new development now it just wants to rev at 4000 rpm all the time. In...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,532
Posted By docwyte
Yes, I know. Easier to type choke than cold...

Yes, I know. Easier to type choke than cold start enrichment tho. :D

Interestingly enough, my KTM owners manual calls it a choke...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
In a new development now it just wants to rev at...

In a new development now it just wants to rev at 4000 rpm all the time. In between almost dying on me on the ride home from work.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
Yep, I've gone through the BST Bible. Wish the...

Yep, I've gone through the BST Bible. Wish the search function here was a little better.

Meerobus, I'd love a 690!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
Yep, Mikuni BST40.

Yep, Mikuni BST40.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
Appreciate it, I'll drop him a pm... The...

Appreciate it, I'll drop him a pm...

The good news is I replaced the 145 main jet I found in there with a 160 and the bike is much happier. Much more power, very noticable difference...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,935
Posted By docwyte
You mean the one with the clip, spacer etc? ...

You mean the one with the clip, spacer etc? Pretty sure I've got it put together like shown in the DIY. Easy enough for me to check tho...

Bike is much happier with the 160 main jet vs the 145 I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,532
Posted By docwyte
Sounds good! I've got a 160 in mine right now...

Sounds good! I've got a 160 in mine right now and it's much more powerful than with the 145 I took out. Could be too rich, but I've gotta lick my choke/idle issue before I'll really know.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
Thanks for the tips Gunner! The bike has done...

Thanks for the tips Gunner! The bike has done this ever since I bought it, so nothing new. The fuel screw is new, I bought an extended one from Motolab when I rebuilt the carb. I didn't blow out...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By docwyte
Nobody? This thing is kicking my ass. I've had...

Nobody? This thing is kicking my ass. I've had the carb out and took it apart, verified everything is proper. Measured the float height, looks to be set at the stock 14.7mm.

Put it back...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
You mean the main needle with the clip on it? ...

You mean the main needle with the clip on it? Yeah, pretty sure I put it back together like in the DIY Laramie wrote up.

Easy enough for me to check tho
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,935
Posted By docwyte
So I adjusted the choke cable and the throttle...

So I adjusted the choke cable and the throttle cables carefully to insure proper slack. Of course that was with the tank off.

Choke plastic nut is carefully snugged down with a wrench. I've ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By docwyte
Hey Bill, So I adjusted the choke cable and...

Hey Bill,

So I adjusted the choke cable and the throttle cables carefully to insure proper slack. Of course that was with the tank off.

Choke plastic nut is carefully snugged down with a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,010
Posted By docwyte
Big neighborhood pool party. Starts with a kids...

Big neighborhood pool party. Starts with a kids parade, I'll pull my son in our Radio Flyer wagon. Then nap time for him, then to the pool for BBQ, keg beer/margaritas and pool games.

Heading up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 289,730
Posted By docwyte
The cable seems to be ok. Smoothly pulls, both...

The cable seems to be ok. Smoothly pulls, both ends look fine...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,213
Posted By docwyte
The one from the carb to the motor right? Or...

The one from the carb to the motor right? Or also the one from the airbox? Man, that thing is some heavy duty rubber, do they commonly crack?
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 289,730
Posted By docwyte
I pulled the carb yesterday and took it apart...

I pulled the carb yesterday and took it apart again. Everything in the carb is fine, it's something outside the carb, either the cables or something else.

I'll carefully check the routing of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,935
Posted By docwyte
Gotcha. I took the carb out again and took it...

Gotcha. I took the carb out again and took it apart and put it back together. Everything inside the carb is fine. It's gotta be something outside the carb.

How tight do I need to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,213
Posted By docwyte
Carb is out on my work bench. I took it all...

Carb is out on my work bench. I took it all apart and verified everything. It all looks good. It's gotta be something external to the carb, either the throttle cables or the cold start enrichment...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,594
Posted By docwyte
Hmm, well, the only thing I have for you is if...

Hmm, well, the only thing I have for you is if you dislike wrenching, buy another bike!

Otherwise it's still the best dual sport thumper out there. Great suspension, brakes, handling. More power...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 289,730
Posted By docwyte
I can adjust my idle screw so it doesn't touch...

I can adjust my idle screw so it doesn't touch the throttle cam. Is that unusual?
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