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Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,758
Posted By Luke
July. (They're going to the wrong one.)

July.


(They're going to the wrong one.)
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Luke
On my 200, it was terrible. Ran fine at low rpm,...

On my 200, it was terrible. Ran fine at low rpm, but on the first stretch of gravel road it wouldn't rev, overheated and pushed the crank seal out. Took it off and it ran better but burned a little...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,229
Posted By Luke
How are you writing your for loops in...

How are you writing your for loops in Start_Cut()? The code that farmwalker posted is messed up- I assume html and a > or < character aren't getting along. That's where it sounds like your code...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
Yes. The clevis is on tight, I've never been...

Yes.

The clevis is on tight, I've never been able to separate it from the rod. If you are able to separate them you'll probably still need to disassemble the shock to bleed it since the rod is...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 41,098
Posted By Luke
Wow. That's a lot of welding. Good thing...

Wow. That's a lot of welding.


Good thing you labeled all the parts. :)

How did you design it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
Changing the turn count directly effects the...

Changing the turn count directly effects the output current. The magnetic field in the core is what ultimately limits things, but it is the turn count that determines how much current that the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
1. I don't know which it will increase, but it...

1. I don't know which it will increase, but it doesn't really matter. If you increase the wrong one you can change the windings to increase the other instead. Compared to the effort/expense of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,474
Posted By Luke
Ok, in that case I agree with Larryboy. Get rid...

Ok, in that case I agree with Larryboy. Get rid of everything except the drivetrain and rear subframe. Well, maybe keep the front end / telelever setup if you don't think you're up for building a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,474
Posted By Luke
:dunno I don't think ABS matters all that...

:dunno

I don't think ABS matters all that much. Having it or not doesn't really change the flavor of the bike. If you would rather keep it then decide whether it's worth the effort of keeping...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,583
Posted By Luke
What, 'cause the seller got the date wrong? ...

What, 'cause the seller got the date wrong? That's an honest mistake, happens all the time.




Awesome build. I love the swingarm-smoker combination.


Burnout! Burnout! Burnout!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-14-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,447
Posted By Luke
No, I've been slacking. Rick has picked up a...

No, I've been slacking. Rick has picked up a little of my slack in his vintage racing thread.

post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25141951&postcount=507) post...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,447
Posted By Luke
Thanks! It's been great fun. I have around...

Thanks!

It's been great fun. I have around 150 hours on it and it's time for a little work. The clutch has started slipping and the skid plate is pretty beat up. Otherwise, the bike is still...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By Luke
Hmmm, it's been a while since I've used chains. ...

Hmmm, it's been a while since I've used chains. Maybe it's time to dig them out.

http://drduck.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Let-it-snow/i-nGdBH4S/0/M/IMG_7529-M.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-12-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,447
Posted By Luke
Sure, no problems with the pictures. ...

Sure, no problems with the pictures.



The plugs are normal spark plugs, I cut the threads off after running them so I could see what happened to the insulator with different main jets.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
To be clear, the proper way is to rewind it. ...

To be clear, the proper way is to rewind it. This is more a 3/4 assed method. This is totally based on theory, I haven't tried it, and even in theory it doesn't prevent you from smoking the stator,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
Not knowing the particulars of this stator, I'd...

Not knowing the particulars of this stator, I'd say that the easiest option is to use just one of the windings. Pick the one with the best output and run that into your Reg-Rect.

You might be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,348
Posted By Luke
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rTXL75wutvY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,650
Posted By Luke
Hope to see you there. Yes, these guys take...

Hope to see you there.

Yes, these guys take trailwork seriously. I feel all contribut-y when I hack a couple of branches out of the way with a folding saw.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,650
Posted By Luke
I did it last year. It was a lot of fun. As far...

I did it last year. It was a lot of fun. As far as I could tell we rode about every trail in the area.

There is camping over at Kingsley reservoir, which is a short ride from Binns Hill....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,650
Posted By Luke
For those of you who like singletrack and want...

For those of you who like singletrack and want more of it, here's your chance.

This Saturday there's a work party at Jordan Creek (here...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
Well, welcome. To answer you questions...

Well, welcome.


To answer you questions vaguely in order:

Just guessing about the electrosport regulator, but I don't think it will work well for an all-DC system. It's made to work with the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
Yup. The EX cases don't work with the...

Yup. The EX cases don't work with the kickstarter, one of the reasons I stayed with the XR cases.

Reverse is pretty useless IMO. I tried it with my e-bike by swapping the leads to the motor. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
While we're at it, let me tell you about my...

While we're at it, let me tell you about my swingarm bolt.


I needed to take it out and it was stuck, so I got a medium sized hammer and a punch and hit it a couple of times and it came right out.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
Yes. EX crank, flywheel, stator cover, stator,...

Yes. EX crank, flywheel, stator cover, stator, starter gear train, starter motor, wiring harness and CDI. It all fits on the XR cases with only one little mod. (drill and tap one of the starter...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
I didn't do a proper before/after weigh. It'd...

I didn't do a proper before/after weigh. It'd guess 15lbs of stuff was added. Totally worth it. It started out as a heavy dirt bike and is still a heavy dirt bike. But still not as heavy as a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
+1 :webers

+1


:webers
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By Luke
Makes perfect sense. They don't want kids...

Makes perfect sense. They don't want kids driving through campgrounds until they can reach the pedals.

If you get one the manufacturer recommended for his age and he meets the fit requirements...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By Luke
1) I don't know of any Side by Side (Class IV)...

1) I don't know of any Side by Side (Class IV) trails around here (N coast) that aren't Jeep (class II) trails. There have been some noises from the State Forest OHV management about making some,...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-31-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,401
Posted By Luke
Yes, the guy I sold mine to was pretty happy. ...

Yes, the guy I sold mine to was pretty happy. :lol3




If you want to really mod them, there's no end to the fun. I built a pipe that gives my 200 a better bottom end than a KTM 300. The top...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By Luke
Not really, given the nature of these meetings. ...

Not really, given the nature of these meetings.

Besides, we out-ranted them. :lol3 Which is no small feat. Not that that's really a good thing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,650
Posted By Luke
Agreed, but: is it more or less likely than if...

Agreed, but: is it more or less likely than if it is dry?
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,401
Posted By Luke
Yeah, it's pretty nice to turn the handlebars...

Yeah, it's pretty nice to turn the handlebars and have the wheel turn at the same time. Instead of ...in a sec... or ...at the end of the rut... or whenever.

I've been having way too much fun...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,998
Posted By Luke
Yes, they should be wound in opposite directions....

Yes, they should be wound in opposite directions. It probably doesn't matter which one is CW and which is CCW, but since you know you might as well make it match the original directions.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
My main air jet is not installed either. ...

My main air jet is not installed either.

At some point (maybe now?) you might swap the stock carb back in and confirm whether it's a carb or not-carb problem.

If you're looking for weird...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
reply

reply
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 1,747,832
Posted By Luke
Jeff B I checked the jetting in my carb, it...

Jeff B

I checked the jetting in my carb, it was similar to yours. I have no performance mods on the motor.
130 Main,
12.5 pilot,
1.0 pilot air jet
9DZH6-50 needle @ 2,
Needle Jet: 568...
Forum: Racing 10-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,370
Posted By Luke
:clap Congratulations! Hopefully...

:clap

Congratulations!


Hopefully everyone is getting some good sleep right now.
Forum: Racing 10-25-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,370
Posted By Luke
Awesome! I was wondering why she missed the XC...

Awesome! I was wondering why she missed the XC in Bend last weekend.

I'll be following along. (Not literally, for once :lol3)


Looks like the weather's going to be about perfect this year. ...
Forum: Racing 09-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 60,769
Posted By Luke
Not so much. :D I'm still racing. About to...

Not so much. :D

I'm still racing. About to wrap up another season; I have to miss the next race and then there's one left after that that I'm hoping to have a new bike ready for.


I don't...
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