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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By renogeorge
0Just back from this area. Came south from Cortez...

0Just back from this area. Came south from Cortez through Bluff, Monument Valley, Kayenta, Chinle/Canyon do Chelly, Gallup, Chaco Canyon to Farmington. No problems of any kind except some spots on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By renogeorge
95 is probably your best bet. Area around...

95 is probably your best bet. Area around Tonopah is highest/coldest.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 549,847
Posted By renogeorge
Check that connection is set o USB and try manual...

Check that connection is set o USB and try manual instead of auto connect.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By renogeorge
From my limited experience, most of the smaller...

From my limited experience, most of the smaller reservation towns have little or nothing in the way of commercial establishments. So, watch your gas and plan your lodging accordingly. Just talking...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By renogeorge
Where would we pick up FR 87 and 87A?

Where would we pick up FR 87 and 87A?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,638
Posted By renogeorge
It was mentioned early ion the thread. But a...

It was mentioned early ion the thread. But a piece of 3/4" PVC pipe works just great. a 6" piece is all you need to drive the axle out without damaging the threads. I carry 1 in my skid plate and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By renogeorge
Good stuff guys! Really appreciate it.

Good stuff guys! Really appreciate it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By renogeorge
If I am reading your posts correctly, you want to...

If I am reading your posts correctly, you want to cross through Yosemite from the east side via Tioga Pass, just south of Lee Vining. If that is correct, 395 is your only real option. Just checked...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By renogeorge
Gardnerville would be a good spot for a...

Gardnerville would be a good spot for a turnaround or cross over. Try JT Basque for a great steak and or Basque meal. All those Gold Country towns are neat. Hwy 49 can be a little warm when you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By renogeorge
A nice alternative to the Hwy 6/Benton route from...

A nice alternative to the Hwy 6/Benton route from Bishop to Lee Vining, would be Old 395 through Swall Meadows/Rock Creek, 395 to Toms Place then back to the old road south of 395. Off 395 at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By renogeorge
Suggestions for a week in Northern NM

Old guys on adventure bikes spending a week mid May in Northern NM. Planning Canyon d Chelly, Chaco Canyon and Santa Fe/Taos. Motelling it. Not looking for a bunch of dirt just to be doing dirt. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By renogeorge
I doubt that the So Tahoe-Reno piece will be a...

I doubt that the So Tahoe-Reno piece will be a problem for you. If it is storming, best bet would be to get down into NV via 50 to Carson City, next best 28-Brockway/267 and last would be 431--the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By renogeorge
Blue skies and sunny in Reno today. Monday and...

Blue skies and sunny in Reno today. Monday and Tues forecasts 70 plus.

Mammoth forecast for Monday and Tuesday is 55 ish. 395 to Tioga and into Yosemite should be fine. Obviously middle of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 368,390
Posted By renogeorge
Axle spacers????

Trying to follow Glenn's axle spacer problem discussion. You aren't suggesting that the axle can spin are you? It is clamped solidly and held by the 4 pinch bolts. It kinda sounds like your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,376
Posted By renogeorge
I'd be double checking the fuel line quick...

I'd be double checking the fuel line quick connect and replace not inspect and clean fuel filters. Gefr stuff works great and is a fraction of the cost

Electrical needs help too. Jump from another...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By renogeorge
Any of the towns you mention should be safe if...

Any of the towns you mention should be safe if you pick your spot well. I have used mini storage yards, RV parks and motels where I was staying on the front and back end of my rides. You can leave...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By renogeorge
Weather in May is quite variable. I have seen...

Weather in May is quite variable. I have seen snow Memorial Day many years. That would be the exception but possible. Most paved roads around Tahoe and north will be in the 6000 range with passes...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,130
Posted By renogeorge
Thanks much. That is very helpful. I wasn't...

Thanks much. That is very helpful. I wasn't thinking of using anything other than the Montana as the on the road gps.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By renogeorge
All good stuff. But I'd go north along the coast...

All good stuff. But I'd go north along the coast at least to the Giant Redwoods, then east/inland on 36 or 299 (miles and miles of 2 lane back road twisties!) to I5, east through Lassen NP, south on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
I have a Rekluse 3.0 in my 2007 990. It came...

I have a Rekluse 3.0 in my 2007 990. It came with the adjustable slave. I used the Maxi Fuse with my Mosfett setup. OE setup included a Positive post at the RF corner of the skid plate for jump...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-06-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,130
Posted By renogeorge
What a great thread. read it from the beginning...

What a great thread. read it from the beginning and have learned a lot. Been using Garmin, first 60 CSX now Montana. 24K Topos, City Navigator and some non Garmin--E32 Mexico Topos, etc Been...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
Stock location for the VR. I just can't remember...

Stock location for the VR. I just can't remember if there was an adapter plate. I don't think so. Sorry...been a couple of years
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By renogeorge
If your route takes you to Lassen/Shasta, you...

If your route takes you to Lassen/Shasta, you might want to consider 36 or 299 west from I5, and or The Ft. Jones/Edna, Happy Camp/to 199 routes to turn north through Happy Camp and into OR that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 368,390
Posted By renogeorge
I believe he said he has JD needle.....

I believe he said he has JD needle.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
That is what I did I think. I ran heavier wire...

That is what I did I think. I ran heavier wire leads to the battery, shortened to reduce voltage drop. Taped off and left OEM wiring. Working great 2 years later.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 368,390
Posted By renogeorge
As to the JD jetting "charts", I'd e mail James...

As to the JD jetting "charts", I'd e mail James Dean. He's a good guy and should be willing to help you if your bike has his kit/needle. Again, take a visit to the Jetting forum at KTM Talk. That...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
Its been a while. The kit I ordered included a...

Its been a while. The kit I ordered included a new waterproof connector pig tail. As I recall, I cut off the stock connector to the regulator so that connection at reg would be waterproof. Some re...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
Just checked.......14.3 at idle with no change...

Just checked.......14.3 at idle with no change when revved up. Bright light (HID) on and fully charged from an earlier ride. Checked at battery charger SAE plug, not battery terminals.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,413
Posted By renogeorge
I installed the Moset from Roadster cycle after...

I installed the Moset from Roadster cycle after having problems with the Shorai. After 2 years without problems I'd say it fixed it. Charging voltage does need to be over 14 volts to get close to a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 368,390
Posted By renogeorge
For you guys having jetting problems, I'd like to...

For you guys having jetting problems, I'd like to offer a couple of suggestions based on 50 years or so of 2 stroke experience. Of course, you can take or leave it.

The JD kit and jetting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By renogeorge
I've had good luck getting permission to leave...

I've had good luck getting permission to leave rigs for a week or 2 at a motel where we stay night before getting on the bikes and again on return. Worked in CO, and ID for me recently. Just call...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 368,390
Posted By renogeorge
You may also want to look at the Dial A Jet from...

You may also want to look at the Dial A Jet from the same company. Cheaper I believe. I have run them on my 300's and like them. Droped 2 on main and raised 2 clips on needle. My starting point...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,197
Posted By renogeorge
I have run the Dial A Jet system on my 2 strokes....

I have run the Dial A Jet system on my 2 strokes. How about something like that? Maybe pick up fuel from a single in line valve off pressure side of fuel pump. Use valve to activate enrichment....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,340
Posted By renogeorge
Got me wondering.....If the overheating problems...

Got me wondering.....If the overheating problems are not related to cooling system issues, I wonder if it may be lean running. If that is the case, I would speculate that bikes running aftermarket...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By renogeorge
To reduce Tune ecu connection issues you can ...

To reduce Tune ecu connection issues you can

Have bike on battery charger.
Use power supply if using laptop.
Check connection for USB
Try manual instead of auto connect
Try different USB port...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,340
Posted By renogeorge
I don't doubt that all the extra bodywork on the...

I don't doubt that all the extra bodywork on the Adventures hurts cooling. But I gotta say my '07 never overheats even in some very hot conditions. Fan rarely comes on. Buddies with '07 and '08s...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,137
Posted By renogeorge
FWIW NV went to this procedure for VIN...

FWIW NV went to this procedure for VIN verification on dirt to street conversions only. Used to be any LEO. Don't know why, but it was part of the change in regs and procedures a few years back.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 549,847
Posted By renogeorge
I have followed the thread and probably should...

I have followed the thread and probably should have noted Zuber' comments on smoothing these spots in the map. Mainly was wondering if smoothing would work against the motors natural power...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 549,847
Posted By renogeorge
I am no FI expert. But looking at several maps,...

I am no FI expert. But looking at several maps, it seems that all make some non linear changes in fuel and ignition in the 3000-5000 RPM range. Call it a bump or a dip. But values tend to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,220
Posted By renogeorge
That has also been my experience with the boxless...

That has also been my experience with the boxless ITG setup. On what is the assumption based that no box equals excessive filter contamination?

I admire the experimentation and fabrication. But...
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