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Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 114,724
Posted By skuikka
FI systems do fit Elefant frame. The original 900...

FI systems do fit Elefant frame. The original 900 ie:s have the ecu under the left side front panel, if I remember right.
If I remember another thing right, it was quite exacty 10mm, that needs to...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By skuikka
Hei. I haven't done much for the Fant lately. I...

Hei.
I haven't done much for the Fant lately. I mostly played with mountain bikes for the last couple of years. This spring, I finally took the Elefant out again. Mostly trying to keep up with 450:s...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By skuikka
IE:s also have the bigger valved heads whereas...

IE:s also have the bigger valved heads whereas the carb versions have the same size valves as 750. As far as I can remember, there is about 10 hp difference. GT has Öhlins at the back, the front is...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,107
Posted By skuikka
I believe this is similar 38liters/hourMikuni...

I believe this is similar 38liters/hourMikuni pump as I had in my SE. If the engine consumes less than 370 grams/kWh, which it should do on WOT, the pump Is big enough. Also my experience backs the...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-23-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 133,689
Posted By skuikka
FJ_Kevin, You mentioned somewhere, that you had...

FJ_Kevin, You mentioned somewhere, that you had been welding the clutch cover of some of your YZ-engines. We have a small crack in the clutch cover of -87 490. It will be fine for this season with a...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
He wasn't blown of the seat, but since the track...

He wasn't blown of the seat, but since the track surface was rather loose, he learned that if the rear wheel spins 100km/h when the throttle is opened after the curve, the mud hits him with same...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By skuikka
I have a Marzocci Shiver from Husky 450SMR. Husky...

I have a Marzocci Shiver from Husky 450SMR. Husky triples and axel. I had to take 0.4mm out of the axel thickness, for some strange reason it appeared to be 1 inch thick, I had 25mm bearings....
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
Ok. Evo 2 is starting to be ready. -99 SS900...

Ok. Evo 2 is starting to be ready. -99 SS900 engine, slightly ported heads, stock SS cams, 1.5M ECU, wiring loom is a mix SS and Ellie wiring, should make 90 plus hp on the crank but who knows. It's...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
The Ö-shock is the original GT900ie shock. I took...

The Ö-shock is the original GT900ie shock. I took the internal 20mm limiters off (picture in the elefant pics thread), revalved it, added an external comp adjustment, dumped the original remote...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By skuikka
My best guess is that the unidentified object...

My best guess is that the unidentified object under the seat is the fuel tank and the "tank" is just side plastics or a cut-out tank from a nineties KTM.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
SKF 32005 X/O should be right, I'm at least using...

SKF 32005 X/O should be right, I'm at least using those, id is 25mm. Some sources give these numbers: L44600 LA, ja L44610 they are inch-size bearings.
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
All the plastics are from same bike. I think 2003...

All the plastics are from same bike. I think 2003 lc4, the last model without digital dash. Both tank- and rear plastics are cut out from tank covers of a lc4
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
The can-decision was easy for me, two weighs more...

The can-decision was easy for me, two weighs more than one so one it is. Two definitely sounds better.
I don't know about the 950 fairing market in Europe. I cut mine from lc4 fairings because...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
I know only few things that are slower and more...

I know only few things that are slower and more frustrating than building an exhaust to a bike. But there it is. 3mm larger diameter and it shouldn't get flat as easy as the stock version.
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
Do you mean bashplate, or the aluminium cradle...

Do you mean bashplate, or the aluminium cradle where for example footpegs are originally attached to?
I have a bashplate, though I need to modify it a bit since the alloy part isn't there anymore....
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
The rear shock internals. And yes I'm rebuilding...

The rear shock internals. And yes I'm rebuilding the electrics :)
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
Couple of ideas for To@tne: The cradle...

Couple of ideas for To@tne:
The cradle replacement gets much stiffer if you add one extra cross member to structure. I tested first with just the forward-pointing ones, and the bike felt a bit more...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
The forks and trees are from 04 510 SMR Husqy....

The forks and trees are from 04 510 SMR Husqy. Rear shock is GT900 stock Öhlins, extended 20mm and with Showa piggy-bag with compression adjustment.
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
No problem with standing, it's as chubby as a 950...

No problem with standing, it's as chubby as a 950 so I'm used to it.
Handlebar is some no-name fatbar that has proven to be durable, raisers are some universal parts, I think from a swedish company...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
I'm 190cm. Front fork has 270mm and the rear...

I'm 190cm. Front fork has 270mm and the rear 240mm travel. When I assemble the new smaller ECU ,I'll drop the seat and the saddle 50mm down.
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
Actually, I finally got to start my holiday, and...

Actually, I finally got to start my holiday, and the Ellie is the one that gets to pay for my excess energy.
I have welded the footpegs to the steelframe. The original positioning was a bit too far...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,888
Posted By skuikka
There actually is one somewhere. But anyhow, here...

There actually is one somewhere. But anyhow, here is a KTM rider who is just about to learn why one should not be behind an elefant when a loud BRAAP!-sound comes from the rear end.
No KTM- riders...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,541
Posted By skuikka
If its factory made, it might have a small print...

If its factory made, it might have a small print somewhere telling what the material is. For example in SE or SM there is "PA" for polyamid.
I have fixed one SM tank by using PA-ziptie as a welding...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
shuikka? :)

shuikka? :)
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By skuikka
Mine was bogging in mx-track with the vac pump. I...

Mine was bogging in mx-track with the vac pump. I made a simple return line to the gas cap with a 3mm restricter. Like a regulator, but much simplier. Also handy if you need to borrow gas to somebody...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 179,939
Posted By skuikka
One idea, I dont remember was it allready...

One idea, I dont remember was it allready mentioned, is to make the pitot-tube adjustable, so you can fine adjust the carburetor pressurization by turning the tube. Hole towards the turbo> full...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-05-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 179,939
Posted By skuikka
Reed indeed! I'm curious to hear how it works in...

Reed indeed! I'm curious to hear how it works in real life, in theory it should work. You seem to be quite a lot further with your build. Nice work.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-05-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 179,939
Posted By skuikka
What airfilter are you using? I'm in process with...

What airfilter are you using? I'm in process with a quite similar project, and I need a filter that I can place to the back of the bike too. The question is the dust. If you have done any research on...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By skuikka
What Thanassis wrote about swingarms and...

What Thanassis wrote about swingarms and suspension travel, is, I suppose, about the fact that if the chassis and the swing arm are the same and one extends the front suspension, in this case 55mm,...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,998
Posted By skuikka
Does anybody have a photo of a stripped...

Does anybody have a photo of a stripped Navigator? Quite many parts look the same as Elefant/Gran canyon. I am curious to see how similar the frame is. Also, how much does the Suzie engine weigh? ...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,801
Posted By skuikka
I think the 4-pot Brembo should fit, though quite...

I think the 4-pot Brembo should fit, though quite tightly. I'm using one in my Elefant with Husky forks and triples. I had to off-set the front wheel about 3mm. I'm using a 320mm disc, which helps...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By skuikka
An empty bottle, a watch and a KTM 990 is all you...

An empty bottle, a watch and a KTM 990 is all you need.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By skuikka
A pump with enough pressure and flow is not an...

A pump with enough pressure and flow is not an issue. Finding a small pump seems to challenge a bit. I did some looking, and didn't find anything below 150l/h flow rate. Even that is not a problem...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By skuikka
In Finland, this idea would be ridiculous. The...

In Finland, this idea would be ridiculous. The prizes in D-parts can make serious damage to ones personal economy. But since you're in Italy..
If I remember right, the fuel pressure used in 90s' FI...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 27,384
Posted By skuikka
I understand why carbs need to be pressurized....

I understand why carbs need to be pressurized. The question is about using a pressurebox.
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 490,898
Posted By skuikka
http://www.matkaendurot.net/phpBB3/download/file.p...

http://www.matkaendurot.net/phpBB3/download/file.php?id=14919&mode=view
A dual-sport indeed.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By skuikka
What problems is the width of the rear rim...

What problems is the width of the rear rim causing?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By skuikka
Well, I'm not too keen on walking long distances....

Well, I'm not too keen on walking long distances. And actually, in a 690 the whole procedure takes about 20 minutes. In an ADV it might take a bit longer.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By skuikka
Experience from 690SMC injector problems. Remove...

Experience from 690SMC injector problems. Remove the fuel hose clamp from the hose, Remove the assembly parts and the mini-filter from the injector, take re-usable hose clamp to connect the injector...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By skuikka
I fixed this on a 950SM rear shock once. If the...

I fixed this on a 950SM rear shock once. If the shock is otherwise functional, no nitrogen should escape.
I removed the nut around the adjuster screw and found quite a lot of oxidization, so...
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