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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:42 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes, the install instructions say to use #4 as a...

Yes, the install instructions say to use #4 as a starting point because it will almost always work well enough to start tuning. Ultimately what you want is the needle in the lowest position (highest...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:52 PM
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Posted By procycle
Throttle response is almost always related to...

Throttle response is almost always related to having the needle height dialed in. The idle mixture adjustment screw is for tuning the idle mixture. It can have a small affect on throttle response -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By procycle
A full exhaust system will boost power over the...

A full exhaust system will boost power over the whole rev range. It will have a bigger effect on the top end than it will in the lower rev range.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:25 PM
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Posted By procycle
I can only report that we don't yet have a carb...

I can only report that we don't yet have a carb to test. :(:
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By procycle
No, changeing the head pipe won't require a...

No, changeing the head pipe won't require a jetting change either.
The carburetor is able to compensate for some increased exhaust flow. Modifications on the intake side affect the pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By procycle
If that is the only change you make it is very...

If that is the only change you make it is very unlikely that you would need to rejet.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:51 PM
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Posted By procycle
AutoCad? Solidworks? Both?

AutoCad? Solidworks? Both?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By procycle
Cost cutting. They have one less 'E' to print. ...

Cost cutting. They have one less 'E' to print.

Hey, wanna buy a vowel? :chace
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By procycle
The Wolfman Expedition bags will work just fine...

The Wolfman Expedition bags will work just fine on the SU racks :thumb

The new attachment design make it easy to carry the Expedition bags on any side rack with a loop type frame.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By procycle
Just call the sales line. Any of the sales staff...

Just call the sales line. Any of the sales staff will be happy to fix you up with a 114L chain.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 11:15 AM
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Posted By procycle
112L :thumb

112L :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 05:14 PM
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Posted By procycle
APT has agreed to send us one (on loan) for...

APT has agreed to send us one (on loan) for testing on the DR. Haven't seen it yet but maybe we'll get it before the end of the year.

IMO the carb seems like more hype than substance but I intend...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By procycle
Well, Carl is really not an engine builder. And I...

Well, Carl is really not an engine builder. And I am not able to answer every phone call and question.

It would take a significant effort to do any harm to the stock bore plating with a ball hone....
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By procycle
In a lot of situations trying to go slow will...

In a lot of situations trying to go slow will only make the riding more difficult.
This is especially true in sand and hillclimbs.
A lot of manhandling can be avoided by carrying a bit more speed.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By procycle
A razor blade will easily scrape the carbon off...

A razor blade will easily scrape the carbon off without harming the cylinder.

Deglazing the bore with a ball hone will take the carbon off in a heartbeat.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By procycle
This would be true is it were just the 2 gears...

This would be true is it were just the 2 gears running against each other.
In the case of the DR a 15/45 sprocket combo will be connected by a 112L chain. The number of chain links is not evenly...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By procycle
Could be, but DR350s are known for premature wear...

Could be, but DR350s are known for premature wear on the bushing and thrust washer that the clutch basket rides on. When these pieces wear the clutch will drag. The same thing can happen with the 650...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By procycle
Dry weight specs have always been so optimistic...

Dry weight specs have always been so optimistic as to be nearly useless information. The current curb weight spec is close enough to realistic to be good for making comparisons.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes. 2, 3 and 8 are prone to wear that can cause...

Yes. 2, 3 and 8 are prone to wear that can cause clutch to drag.

As Rick said, when a clutch is getting worn it will slip when the throttle is wide open in the highest gear. As it gets worse it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By procycle
Looks like the TRX part has a brake light switch...

Looks like the TRX part has a brake light switch too. I would not have expected that.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By procycle
Yes, security torx. You need a bit with a hole in...

Yes, security torx. You need a bit with a hole in the center. They are common enough. Shouldn't be too hard to find one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By procycle
The bore is cast into the MC body. Mine says 1/2"...

The bore is cast into the MC body. Mine says 1/2" which is 12.7mm. What size does the TRX MC have on the body?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 10:49 AM
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Posted By procycle
This is apparently the typical 3rd gear failure....

This is apparently the typical 3rd gear failure. JRA 'Just Riding Along'
Not halfway up a huge hillclimb, not clutching up a 3rd gear wheely, not trying to catch that younger brother on the KTM.
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By procycle
You have to take that in context. Those guys are...

You have to take that in context. Those guys are talking about using the TRX or YFZ master cylinder with the Braking Supermoto caliper. That caliper has two 32mm pistons - way larger than the pistons...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By procycle
You have that backwards. A smaller piston will...

You have that backwards. A smaller piston will create more pressure (at the expense of using more lever travel).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By procycle
The Salem indoor short track starts this Friday. ...

The Salem indoor short track starts this Friday.
Here's a link to the schedule --> http://www.albanymx.net/?page_id=1639
It's fun to go and watch. If you want to get out on the track I've got...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By procycle
OK, you are probably on the right track. Lots of...

OK, you are probably on the right track. Lots of stators will see well over 100v at high RPMs.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:09 PM
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Posted By procycle
mmm... IMO 68v is close enough to the book spec...

mmm... IMO 68v is close enough to the book spec that it should be fine. The regulator shunts that high voltage down to 14v to keep the battery happy so technically, 68v should still do the job...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By procycle
Lean surging at steady 50 mph is all in the...

Lean surging at steady 50 mph is all in the needle. Even though the PO's notes said it's in the 4th slot he may have counted from the bottom instead of from the top as it is supposed to be. He may...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By procycle
A more common failure is the corrosion in either...

A more common failure is the corrosion in either the 5-wire plug connecting the regulator or the 3-wire plug connecting the 3 yellow stator wires to the harness. Check those connections first.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 12:20 PM
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Posted By procycle
You are overthinking it. I advocate setting up...

You are overthinking it. I advocate setting up the jetting to be as lean as it can be and still give good drivability and good throttle response. Aiming for this kind of setup wil have the additional...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By procycle
I have no issues riding from 0 to 10K. Might have...

I have no issues riding from 0 to 10K. Might have to bump the idle speed up a little at the highest points.
Contrary to the old wives tales that are told about CV carburetors, the BST does not have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 The bigger tanks require the seat to be...

+1
The bigger tanks require the seat to be flexed downward in the middle to get the tab in place. The seat pan is plenty flexible enough to do this.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By procycle
Proper setup, yes. The thing is, the needle...

Proper setup, yes. The thing is, the needle choices for the BST are limited. It may not be possible to make a proper setup. Even with existing components the modified airbox setup is very much a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By procycle
It depends on what your goal or desire is for the...

It depends on what your goal or desire is for the bike. Big power, bling factor, bang for the buck? Modifications should be done with some aim in mind.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By procycle
If you leave the airbox alone you will not have...

If you leave the airbox alone you will not have to make any jet changes to accommodate a change in the exhaust. If you decide to open up the airbox you will need a jet kit with a different needle to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 08:18 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes. TL is tubeless but it makes no difference....

Yes. TL is tubeless but it makes no difference. Installing tubeless tires is not 'wrong".
You will still need to run tubes just like you would on TT (tube type) tires.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By procycle
The only sizes at this time are 110/80-19 and...

The only sizes at this time are 110/80-19 and 150/70-17
I'm sure if these sell well they will follow up with additional choices.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By procycle
The high output stator will give you about 110...

The high output stator will give you about 110 watts of available power for accessories.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By procycle
The DR has about 60 watts available for running...

The DR has about 60 watts available for running accessories.
Draw any more than that and you will slowly drain the battery.:cry
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