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Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Cyath
A word of caution, that I'm not sure is real, or...

A word of caution, that I'm not sure is real, or just my bad luck. I ran in to the same situation, and I changed my fuel filters at around 15K. They looked just like those in the pictures. Bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 95,633
Views: 17,985,743
Posted By Cyath
Riding a motorcycle makes me happy, driving does...

Riding a motorcycle makes me happy, driving does not.

If you find any riding boring, you are missing half the fun.
Leave the truck behind and RIDE THERE.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Well, just to put this thread to bed, it was the...

Well, just to put this thread to bed, it was the fuel pump after all. It was working, but when they pressure tested it, it wasn't putting out enough psi. Go fucking figure.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Yep, she has a brand spanking new Yuasa battery...

Yep, she has a brand spanking new Yuasa battery on a battery tender and the spark was blue.
What's the CDI?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Thanks again for everyone's input on this. I'm at...

Thanks again for everyone's input on this. I'm at my limits of mechanical ability here and I'm taking it in tomorrow.
I'll keep everyone up to date.
Here's what I've been dealing with.

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Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Well, fuckaduck, I think I have a blown ECU unit,...

Well, fuckaduck, I think I have a blown ECU unit, or as the parts microfiche calls it, the Timing Charger EFI.
Went over everything again. Pulled the aft plug again, and it smells of gas. Turn the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Yes, the quick disconnect was seated properly,...

Yes, the quick disconnect was seated properly, but can we all agree that that "quick disconnect" sucks goat balls? Forget that you also have to balance the tank on your knee while you're squatting...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Thanks for the continued input! Yep, the plug...

Thanks for the continued input!
Yep, the plug was grounded. I've rebuilt a much simpler dirtbike engines and that's the easiest thing to check on those bikes. This plug looks good too, not fouled. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,054
Posted By Cyath
I had a BMW R1200GS for 3 years. Spent lots of $$...

I had a BMW R1200GS for 3 years. Spent lots of $$ trying to make it the dual-sport I thought it should be. As it is, I took it places it really wasn't intended to go. I ride every day, rain or shine,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
@achile Turn the key and it everything lights...

@achile
Turn the key and it everything lights up as it should.
Battery fully charged and being tended.
Fuel pump and ABS whir on key on. Every fuse has been checked and tested. All good.
Hit...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Thanks Dave. Correct, I can't check the ECU....

Thanks Dave.
Correct, I can't check the ECU. Yes, turning the key turns on the headlamp and the instrument display goes through the self-test sweep. At that point all looks normal. All of the other...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
@max384, you're exactly right. I think I'm...

@max384, you're exactly right. I think I'm dealing with the original reason why the bike wouldn't fire in the first place. Like 99% of the threads on a bike that won't start, I went with a battery...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Hey Gerg! Yes, I have beer on board. It's helping...

Hey Gerg! Yes, I have beer on board. It's helping me from losing my shit over this. :thumb
Thanks for the input guys. I appreciate all the help.
Petcocks are open and there's plenty of gas. Since I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Wouldn't the kickstand switch prevent the bike...

Wouldn't the kickstand switch prevent the bike from cranking at all?
The starter cranks the engine, but I've confirmed that the plugs aren't getting a spark.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
All good ideas catalina83. No FI code, and...

All good ideas catalina83.
No FI code, and everything is back and plugged in again, rechecked.
At least an FI code would give me a starting point.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Yes, I think you're right. Never a problem...

Yes, I think you're right. Never a problem starting before (other than with the known Shorai cold weather starting issues), but it now has a fully charged Yuasa.
The lost spark issue is probably...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Nope. The plugs don't spark. Now to chase that...

Nope. The plugs don't spark.
Now to chase that down. Back to the HOW.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Bummer update. New 30A fuse. Bike cranks again,...

Bummer update.
New 30A fuse. Bike cranks again, but doesn't fire up.
Fuel pump installed with CJ filters and O-ring kit.
Gonna pull the plugs to make sure they're getting juice.
Any ideas?
I'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Okay, found this...

Okay, found this http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12844860&postcount=7 post which was very helpful. Turns out that there are two 30A fuses under the starter relay cover, one of which is...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,725
Posted By Cyath
Classic bonehead move...with bad results

I'm a moron, and I need help in undoing my mistake.
Let me bring you up to speed.
2010 990 Adventure with 16K trouble-free miles. Then last night, leaving from work, it wouldn't start. Cranks but...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,603
Posted By Cyath
I picked up a 2003 DRZ-400 for this very same...

I picked up a 2003 DRZ-400 for this very same purpose, and it's a blast. I can practically pick it up it's so light. It was dirt cheap and the aftermarket goodies are widely available. I even threw a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,518
Posted By Cyath
I carry a small bottle of RuGlyde or Simple...

I carry a small bottle of RuGlyde or Simple Green. Both work well and if you let it sit on the bead for a bit, it makes popping the bead MUCH easier. I've heard some folks use Chapstick in a pinch to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,839
Posted By Cyath
I posted something up similar to this recently....

I posted something up similar to this recently. Stalls at lights unless it had plenty of throttle, then I noticed a couple of times the tach run through the reset and the clock reset while I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18,632
Views: 7,429,219
Posted By Cyath
Millions of dollars of R&D and testing. Do you...

Millions of dollars of R&D and testing. Do you really think the flat black gas tank is the only thing they do to disguise the bike's design from corporate espionage?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By Cyath
I started on a F650GS, then in search of more...

I started on a F650GS, then in search of more power, went to an R1200GS, then as my dirt skills improved, I went to a 990Adv.

The biggest downfall of the KTM is the fun factor.
Go ahead, ride...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,356
Posted By Cyath
Right, of course. You know, because like every...

Right, of course. You know, because like every 3rd person who walks into a BMW dealership is there looking to buy a high-performance bike with super light alloys and carbon fiber for less than...
Forum: Regional forums 04-10-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Okay :thumb

Okay :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By Cyath
soft, dat??

Okay, so I need to take the bike apart and check electrical connections tomorrow, but has anyone ever had this happen?

2010 990 Adv. Bike stalled at a stoplight, as it will very seldom do. Usually...
Forum: Regional forums 04-06-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
I'm fine with that bike, but those feet, they...

I'm fine with that bike, but those feet, they haunt me in my sleep.
Forum: Regional forums 04-05-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Fuckit. Hey Gerg, please FedEx me my sillicup so...

Fuckit. Hey Gerg, please FedEx me my sillicup so I can start drinking now.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,722
Posted By Cyath
I don't have pics to share, but I got the Euro...

I don't have pics to share, but I got the Euro kit from Black Dog Cycle Works and I love it. Much brighter than US and you have separate hi/lo bulbs instead of just one. I commute on the bike and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,617
Posted By Cyath
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Regional forums 04-01-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Congrats Rog! What a great bike. Enjoy it in good...

Congrats Rog! What a great bike. Enjoy it in good health.
Forum: Regional forums 03-26-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
$20 for 2 drinkwessels paid.

$20 for 2 drinkwessels paid.
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Yeahbut, I've found that the smell of whiskey...

Yeahbut, I've found that the smell of whiskey weeping from one's pores is a good way to disguise the scent of fear.
Forum: Regional forums 03-21-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Put me down for two drink containers as well....

Put me down for two drink containers as well. :1drink
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
[QUOTE=dzrtracin;18261864] Cool, sounds like...

[QUOTE=dzrtracin;18261864]

Cool, sounds like fun. It's gonna be interesting to slab it down to Kernville with paddle tires on the 990.
:D
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
For this trip, I hear 91 is the way to go. ...

For this trip, I hear 91 is the way to go.
Wait...shit, I can never remember is that ROZ, RON or PON?
Lemme check the user manual.
Forum: Regional forums 03-12-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
Now that's a very compelling argument. :thumb ...

Now that's a very compelling argument. :thumb
All hail, Gerg the Beermeister has spoken!
Forum: Regional forums 03-04-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 119,092
Posted By Cyath
There'll be none of that, you're bunking with...

There'll be none of that, you're bunking with Gerg, and that's final.
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