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Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,459
Posted By slater
Grinding the rivet allows ap to work at any...

Grinding the rivet allows ap to work at any throttle setting. Otherwise it wont work past about half throttle. 35 leak makes the duration longer, which is what the BWP's need.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,459
Posted By slater
Sucks to hear broski. I think we're both in the...

Sucks to hear broski. I think we're both in the same boat. Its time for a rebuild. How are you measuring compression? What numbers is it putting out? Carb jetting will fix some of it, but 13/48...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,459
Posted By slater
Yeah realistically if you have good compression...

Yeah realistically if you have good compression your valves aren't bent. Which is astounding that being that far out they haven't made contact with the piston. Mine just have some pitting on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,459
Posted By slater
Hahaha holy shit! I knew it had to be off,...

Hahaha holy shit!

I knew it had to be off, but NEVER would have guessed that it would have ever run like that.

That is a hell of a lot more than a worn chain & tensioner could cause. worn...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By slater
Sounds like it could be cam chain and tensioner...

Sounds like it could be cam chain and tensioner related.

However, you can also remove the auto decomp on your stock cam. Remove the cam, press off the decomp mechanism and weld the two holes which...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,459
Posted By slater
This thing is looking great Ian! Although I...

This thing is looking great Ian!

Although I am a bit jealous that now we've switched who has the better looking bike.

Can't wait to be in the middle of the wilderness and re-unite our sister...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Can't make it tomorrow. Hope you guys have a good...

Can't make it tomorrow. Hope you guys have a good time.

Stay warm!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Klammer, I'm very interested. Will know later...

Klammer, I'm very interested. Will know later today if the Fiance has Friday off or not. If not, I'm good to go.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,195
Posted By slater
I was just dreaming about this the other day! ...

I was just dreaming about this the other day!

Looks better than I'd imagined.

I cannot believe you were able to ride A'A lava without it absolutely sheredding your tires. The Pahoehoe looks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Looks like a great time out! I'm looking to...

Looks like a great time out!

I'm looking to ride this Sunday. Anyone IN?

Should be some mud out there if the forecast is correct.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Haha thanks Joe. I may be free next Sunday, not...

Haha thanks Joe. I may be free next Sunday, not sure yet though. Might be riding DH with some friends. Wish I could get out on the weekdays!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Yeah com on out Akiva! I've only had my XR for a...

Yeah com on out Akiva! I've only had my XR for a bit over a month and a half but unfortunately have become quite familiar with it in a mechanical sense. It was mostly parts that are fairly well...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Killer ride guys! Very nice to meet you, although...

Killer ride guys! Very nice to meet you, although keeping screen names and real names straight will take a while longer.

We had a good bit of fun on our second loop. Rode up Fall and it was very...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Glad its in good shape out there. I'll head...

Glad its in good shape out there.

I'll head on up and ride with you guys tomorrow. I'll plan to be there at 7:45.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
I can be out there any time really. Will be...

I can be out there any time really. Will be riding the XR up from West LA so not that long to get there.

Just post up after your ride tomorrow and let us all know how it was, and if you're in for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Anyone riding Sunday? I'll be there!

Anyone riding Sunday? I'll be there!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Rowher was wonderful today! Very few people out....

Rowher was wonderful today! Very few people out. Not surprising given it was a solid 30mph wind at the top, on top of a temperature of about 45*.

Trails have held up to the rains very well for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
So I want to ride REAL badly on sunday. Is...

So I want to ride REAL badly on sunday.

Is riding at Rowher permitted/condoned after/during rain?
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
Wow I find quite the opposite. I love dyno tuning...

Wow I find quite the opposite. I love dyno tuning as there is so much less to worry about. Also, road tuning is hard to do without data logging because you can most likely not hold a given load cell...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
Minimum Best Timing IIRC. The least amount of...

Minimum Best Timing IIRC. The least amount of ignition advance required for maximum torque at a given load cell.

Also, ignition timing is dependent on so many factors that I'd be wary of anyone...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
Well if you were to tune the whole engine load...

Well if you were to tune the whole engine load range on a dyno, with the trial and error and time associated wtih pulling the carb apart to change needle clip position, change jets multiple times,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By slater
You are correct. But in this case it was...

You are correct.

But in this case it was stated as $100, so not a very large part of that total amount.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Well it looks like I'm out for Sunday. ...

Well it looks like I'm out for Sunday.

DAMNIT!

Bike wouldn't kick over after like 10 mins of trying, no spark. So not I've got to figure out if its my stator, CDI, or coil that's bad. Either...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
That is very interesting. Like you said, lots of...

That is very interesting. Like you said, lots of little details I suppose.

In my experience tuning I've never found more power with a richer mixture, but have found lower EGT's and coolant...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
Yeah I'm pretty sure. I'll break out my EFI...

Yeah I'm pretty sure. I'll break out my EFI University text when I get home and double check.

Also another oddity that you wouldn't always expect is that an engine (assuming the fuel correction...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By slater
Buddy just bought a non-op'd (in 2008) bwp and...

Buddy just bought a non-op'd (in 2008) bwp and including the next year's fees it cost him $450.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,672
Posted By slater
I don't know you Dave, but I hope you heal fast!

I don't know you Dave, but I hope you heal fast!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
So when and where do we want to meet on Sunday...

So when and where do we want to meet on Sunday morning gents?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31,176
Views: 2,888,629
Posted By slater
I'll have to check availability with my better...

I'll have to check availability with my better half, its a beautiful area. I've stayed at Agua Caliente campground which has an awesome 95* hot springs, with a huge pool that they pump the water...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,467
Posted By slater
Actually max power is at lambda 1 (14.7:1) but...

Actually max power is at lambda 1 (14.7:1) but builds far too much heat. Richer past stoich will not make any more power. It is just done to use the unburnt fuel droplets to pull excess heat out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
Anyone planning on going this Sunday? I'm Fairly...

Anyone planning on going this Sunday? I'm Fairly sure I will be. The hardest trail I have done there like I said is up Rowher. Dunno if I'm good enough for you guys to want to let me tag along, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7,336
Views: 524,062
Posted By slater
I did my first day on dirt (Just bought an...

I did my first day on dirt (Just bought an XR600), and first day at Rowher Yesterday.

Ark, Spring, Buffer loop, up Rowher, down Sierra Pelona and Fall Canyon, across Silver King, Texas, and T-K...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31,176
Views: 2,888,629
Posted By slater
Wish I could come ride this with you but its a...

Wish I could come ride this with you but its a 90mile slog on the freeway for me to get to the McD's.

I am thinking of going to Rowher tomorrow (Sunday). It'll be my first real good ride on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,820
Posted By slater
650 miles in one day on a CBR600.

650 miles in one day on a CBR600.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 33,141
Posted By slater
Forgive my using "bottom end" as a reference....

Forgive my using "bottom end" as a reference. From cars I'm used to the bottom end being everything below the head.

Plug doesn't look lean enough to cause heat build up enough to cause the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 33,141
Posted By slater
Benno, that tolerance is too tight for a...

Benno,

that tolerance is too tight for a forged piston. Your machinist owes you a new bottom end. You run looser skirt tolerances on forged pistons and as a result sometimes get a touch of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10,240
Views: 1,340,992
Posted By slater
Yep this is a must!

Yep this is a must!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,240
Views: 1,340,992
Posted By slater
Yep I pressed off the auto decomp, welded the...

Yep I pressed off the auto decomp, welded the holes shut, and re-assembled. Problem is now it runs so well that it slips the clutch a fair bit. It was slipping lightly before, but much worse now. New...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10,240
Views: 1,340,992
Posted By slater
Damn I want to get out and ride my bike!!!...

Damn I want to get out and ride my bike!!! combination of auto decompression system failure and slipping clutch is making for an unhappy Missus, and pretty soon me too if I don't get out on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31,176
Views: 2,888,629
Posted By slater
Damnit, I wish I could make this ride. ...

Damnit, I wish I could make this ride.

I've been putting together a tool kit, buying tubes, and fixing stuff on the bike but the clutch is slipping. Guess it'll be another week before I can make...
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