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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 71,578
Posted By Dustodust
+1 why does anyone think it necessary to bash...

+1
why does anyone think it necessary to bash their head against the keyboard like that

http://i.imgur.com/u3lWw.gif
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
here is what I took off runs PERFECT(for...

here is what I took off
runs PERFECT(for Suction carbs)
well as good as it gets for suxion carbs
sounded really really good with that airbox too.....
<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
Here is the hole in my head ! <a...

Here is the hole in my head !
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/101983905@N04/16651586343" title="DSC02841 by DAVID MILLER, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
Heres where the choke plunger should be ...

Heres where the choke plunger should be

just to the left of the I in Keihin
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/101983905@N04/16651590403" title="DSC02827 by DAVID MILLER, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
the FCR MX just has a plunger you pull on that...

the FCR MX just has a plunger you pull on that opens a venturi port that feeds a set enrichment jet and it works great
my 525 starts first time every time , idles high then I shut the plunger and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
now I am leaning toward just adding a pilot jet...

now I am leaning toward just adding a pilot jet to the intake ports, tapped into the float bowl bottom drain plug with a petcock inline accessed from the side of the tank
it would do the same thing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Dustodust
if you put the flex jets in wrong , like without...

if you put the flex jets in wrong , like without the tiny o-ring (sometimes it stays stuck up there) they can unscrew themselves
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Dustodust
The TPS is a dead horse those things are just...

The TPS is a dead horse
those things are just dingleballs to keep the EPA off the manufacturers a$$, they pretty much do nothing

my bet would be stuck float ( if you are smelling a lot of gas) ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
sort of like fuel injection enrichemnt at the...

sort of like fuel injection enrichemnt at the carb intake
reminds me of my 89 chevy pickup TBI (throttle body injection)
if i remember correctly it had injectors at the top of a throttle body...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
you just gave me an idea I wonder if closing...

you just gave me an idea
I wonder if closing off the intake to an air filter box would enrich the fuel mixture as much as butterfly chokes and still allow enough vacuum

I vaguely remember...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
great idea one where it takes a lot of...

great idea
one where it takes a lot of technology as previously mentioned
and with a one cylinder firing it would sputter and stall
and .....
the fuel would still be in the downdraft before...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
The more I think about it I dont think...

The more I think about it
I dont think pressurized fuel will work (unless it was computerized electronic fuel injection)
I think it has to be drawn in on demand by vaccuum like the existing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
I just squeeze the pump nozzle at top and bottom...

I just squeeze the pump nozzle at top and bottom to turn it into a fogger spray instead of a straight stream
similar to a water hose nozzle
I have been considering injection enrichment which...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
How about this :deal install the aftermarket...

How about this :deal

install the aftermarket extended pilot screws
put a gear in place of the hand knob on each pilot screw
install a remote control hobby servo motor to screw it out way rich...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
thanks mort

thanks mort
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
good info thanks for the point about using...

good info thanks for the point about using venturi mix
I also modify my squirt nozzle to produce a fine mist spray instead of the straight stream squirt and it really improoves performance even...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
YEP I call that a starting ritual not a...

YEP
I call that a starting ritual
not a choke system
BTDT
that is why I let them go last time
loved riding with them but hate gambling
I am trying to avoid superstitious rituals:wink:

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
can no longer find the shop that was doing the...

can no longer find the shop that was doing the choke mod for about $400 (if I remember correctly)
they must have been grafting in the FCR MX choke circuit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
How about this : ...

How about this :

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-7568190507036_2265_76163040


ON/OFF toggle switch wired in to open fuel shut off when starter button is hit closing a latching relay
fuel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Dustodust
Chokes for FCR's

so
seeking any constructive advice or ideas

two options I am considering :
1. butterfly chokes in velocity stacks ( not the best but plausibly viable)

2. a third fuel line tapped into the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 71,578
Posted By Dustodust
I am going to be working on a choke system for...

I am going to be working on a choke system for FCR now too.
I contacted evryone I can and they say it cant be done
even Frank in Netherlands said it cant be done but that "someone in USA was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 148,521
Posted By Dustodust
dead tree tried to take my bike with it I ran...

dead tree tried to take my bike with it
I ran over this fallen tree that died in a devastating forest fire, it snapped the tip off as I rode over, lost balance at the root ball hanging off the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,112
Posted By Dustodust
what is your jetting and pump squirt duration...

what is your jetting and pump squirt duration setting
I ask because my FCR41's ran incredibly explosive and still got 40 mpg on road
I have some more on the way

IIRC I had 42 pilot, needle 2nd...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 286,909
Posted By Dustodust
sidecovers (left and right)/TPS guard) I made for...

sidecovers (left and right)/TPS guard) I made for my 2007 BMW GS12

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/101983905@N04/14354045550" title="old pics 1031 by DAVID MILLER, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,112
Posted By Dustodust
thanks 1.75 x 6.75 inches I found that a slot...

thanks
1.75 x 6.75 inches
I found that a slot produces a better sound than round (or maybe I just have a vivid imagination LOL )
with the FCR box I made I experimented with some different opening...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,112
Posted By Dustodust
good carb info My bike has never run so good...

good carb info
My bike has never run so good with the suction carbs
with the ITG, float mod, two size up mains and insulated airbox
it also sounds superb
way quieter than open foam with a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Dustodust
You can also have a leak from the oil pressure...

You can also have a leak from the oil pressure sender that is in the V behind the front head
and it leaks down right there so you will need to follow the oil trail
right here

<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Dustodust
I think I finally cured my recurring neutral...

I think I finally cured my recurring neutral switch leak
new switch and O-ring loctited bolts
it started lleaking again after about 1,ooo
bolts still tight
So I put new O ring and cleaned it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Dustodust
OH yeah you are correct I have never changed...

OH yeah you are correct
I have never changed or cleaned the airfilter without removing and cleaning the carbs
dump the floats , remove and blow jets, change out pilots if they start looking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11,962
Views: 2,617,229
Posted By Dustodust
it looks the SE and ADV front brake light...

it looks the SE and ADV front brake light switches have different part numbers.

maybe the SE has a "normally closed" switch and the ADV has "normally open"

IF so, the solution would be to try...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,093
Views: 441,087
Posted By Dustodust
put an aftermarket check valve on the compressor ...

put an aftermarket check valve on the compressor
only two trips to the hardware store to get pipe fittings simplified to adapt the thing because the dipwads welded the bung over a smaller hole ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11,962
Views: 2,617,229
Posted By Dustodust
Black Dog skid plate started rattling, grommets...

Black Dog skid plate started rattling, grommets wore out and bolts started feeling mushy at last oil change,
got "that feeling" even at the frame so I was afraid to go full torque
So I put in new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11,962
Views: 2,617,229
Posted By Dustodust
How long has that been out on the market ? ...

How long has that been out on the market ?
\looks like a good solution

I ran the ITG for a year but felt like the airbox was missing. Didnt like the idea of having exposed foam under the hood ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By Dustodust
Nice ! :freaky if you dint already I like to...

Nice !
:freaky
if you dint already I like to keep some duralog firestarter in my pack just in case it rains
dont want to waste the whisky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Dustodust
If just doing the air filter you can get away...

If just doing the air filter you can get away with only removing the right tank and fairing

remove the seat,
remove the right fairing
snap off the glove box lid
unscrew the glove box top ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dustodust
it has been 8 years since the trusted RFS went...

it has been 8 years since the trusted RFS went out of production and parts are still flowing well
Should be the same with LC8

may be the last KTM models that will hold parts availability this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Dustodust
I think the E10 is more block knobbie style I...

I think the E10 is more block knobbie style
I have an E-07 Dakar reear with TKC front and really like it
traction is fantastic on and off road and in rain, corners well stops well does not get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 71,578
Posted By Dustodust
those truss frames are bulky too though the...

those truss frames are bulky too though

the Safari for SE is 7 gals so I am guessing 9.3 gals.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 71,578
Posted By Dustodust
they did use a crash salvaged SM the drama of...

they did use a crash salvaged SM
the drama of disassebling a new SE was staged for storyline effect

havent you ever been to a Hollywood movie studio ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Dustodust
Not sure how much help it is but to give you...

Not sure how much help it is
but to give you an alternatve idea

here is mine i have had on since 2009
i went through a lot of extra effort to get it in the same position as stock but completly...
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