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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By JRod152
...curious about this as well... Hopefully...

...curious about this as well...

Hopefully someone will chime in.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 386,530
Posted By JRod152
Yes... ...

Yes...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23720933&postcount=9429

It works great. Love the voltage, engine temp, ambient temp, etc.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By JRod152
Well, I assumed that the holes were threaded into...

Well, I assumed that the holes were threaded into the case a decent amount, but maybe not. I wonder how thick the case is right there.

If not, then welding up new bossess is in order. That will...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By JRod152
...I had a similar problem, on my 950SE... ...

...I had a similar problem, on my 950SE...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992682

Looks like something took a ride on the chain and got b/w the chain & C/S sprocket. Those...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-11-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,246
Posted By JRod152
:baldy That brings back memories! If it's...

:baldy That brings back memories!

If it's any consolation, I have not had a bit of trouble with mine since the repair. I have to believe that it's much stronger than it originally was.

Do...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Great to hear! Looks like you had a nice ride. ...

Great to hear! Looks like you had a nice ride.

I too just had a chance to put about 600 miles on my setup. It was flawless as well. Easy cold starting. Great slow-going performance.

I will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,431
Posted By JRod152
Also mentioned over the years... ...

Also mentioned over the years...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23487722&postcount=43

Is this an easier & effective option?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,881,874
Posted By JRod152
Back from my first dual sport ride with my Dad! ...

Back from my first dual sport ride with my Dad! ...He's 68... never too late to start a new hobby! :D
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,788
Posted By JRod152
Maybe both... SE first, to see how it works.

Maybe both... SE first, to see how it works.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,788
Posted By JRod152
I am planning on doing this exact mod. I was...

I am planning on doing this exact mod. I was looking at the 'ol airbox the other day thinking... Why don't I just use the perfectly formed shield I have already.

I'll also use some reflective...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By JRod152
Yup. Pull the carbs for inspection & cleaning. ...

Yup. Pull the carbs for inspection & cleaning.

Pilots are likely clogged or partially clogged, especially if crap ethanol fuel sat in them for 4 months.
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
...I'll also add... I have an unmolested '04...

...I'll also add...

I have an unmolested '04 950 Adventure that I have recently acquired. I am about to dive into it & get it completely sorted & setup.

It still has the stock airbox &...
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Some more feedback on this latest setting, after...

Some more feedback on this latest setting, after more riding...

I am loving the roll-on mid-range torque surge this thing has right now. In any gear with appropriate ground speed and gear...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
I have not had good experiences with these type...

I have not had good experiences with these type of guages & other laser cut measuring tools. The problem for me is there is so much going on b/w flex jets, fuel line, vent lines, etc. They get in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,788
Posted By JRod152
This is a concern of mine too... I think this...

This is a concern of mine too... I think this problem is inherent to CV carbs w/o a wrist controlled slide, combined w/ "floating floats". FCR's would be better in this situation, but give up other...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,788
Posted By JRod152
...from THIS...

...from THIS (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26572796&postcount=786) post...

"Of note... this is the first time I have measured floats this way, after Mousitsas' suggestion. FWIW, the...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Float height sounds like the culprit. Check to...

Float height sounds like the culprit. Check to make sure they are 3mm (measured upside down) or about 3.75mm on tip in method.

Also, as mentioned earlier, check to make sure the idle air jet is a...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
HERE ...

HERE
(http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/carbs%20and%20FI/Jetting/jetting_index.html)

Click on the jetting matrix picture to download the Excel file. The top line will show the OEM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By JRod152
Sounds like the TKC80 is the right tire for that...

Sounds like the TKC80 is the right tire for that trip. As long as you dont brake too hard with the front brake on hard riding, it wont cup too bad. But if you ride the front brakes & run too low of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,959
Posted By JRod152
Preach it! Do what you want with it... it's...

Preach it! Do what you want with it... it's yours! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By JRod152
My experience so far with these tires is good,...

My experience so far with these tires is good, but very limited. No rain riding yet, and very little gravel. They are smooth, grippy, and predictable on road.

It has been so long since I've run...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
http://images.greghoustondesign.com/madass/needle....

http://images.greghoustondesign.com/madass/needle.gif

http://www.jetdial.com/i/clip_positions.gif
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
THIS...

THIS (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910723) should help a bit w/ identification.

It's a little odd to hear that only one of them has markings. That could be an issue if they are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,959
Posted By JRod152
Beautiful bike! You're not helping my "want" for...

Beautiful bike! You're not helping my "want" for another!
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
At any point have you seen dangerously lean AFR...

At any point have you seen dangerously lean AFR readings... especially at WOT? Is anything past 14.7 dangerous?

I remember wringing my bike's neck while beach riding down in Baja. I was praying...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,881,874
Posted By JRod152
Prepping for my 1st dual sport ride with my Dad...

Prepping for my 1st dual sport ride with my Dad next week!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-rvUScLNjIUc/VSxsI--17dI/AAAAAAAAIVs/8vhZhrcL9_E/s603-no/2015-04-13%2B16.37.09.jpg

Can't wait! ...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Mousitsas- Our settings are very very close....

Mousitsas-

Our settings are very very close. Your findings back up what I am feeling. I'll likely keep it around 2.5 turns out. On cold days, I'll back out to 2.75. On hot summer days and...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Another 30 minute ride today... all I had time...

Another 30 minute ride today... all I had time for. :baldy

I tried IMS settings b/w 1.5 & 3.25.

-Anything under about 2 turns out, it acted lean, with some lag on throttle blip & a little hang...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
...forgot to say... It was surge-free as...

...forgot to say...

It was surge-free as well, with perfect fueling on casual (legal) riding. Smooth & effortlesss. Smoothness that 990 boys can only dream of.
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Holy Glorious Hand of God!!!!! :clap:clap:clap ...

Holy Glorious Hand of God!!!!! :clap:clap:clap

I just got back from a 30 minute test ride. :eek1
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By JRod152
I just spooned on a set of TKC 70's, front &...

I just spooned on a set of TKC 70's, front & rear, for my 950 ADV. American Motorcycle Tire (USA) has aggressive pricing on all Continental products. Free shipping too.

This bike is my "street...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
You prefer the findings of this over the 3rd...

You prefer the findings of this over the 3rd position... all else the same??

Any downsides, besides having to dial in more throttle for the same result?
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Great point... this truth seems to be surfacing...

Great point... this truth seems to be surfacing for me as well.

I will try 3mm. Additionally, I want to see what the measured difference is b/w the method I've been using & yours... flipping...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Mousitsas- Thanks a bunch for your input &...

Mousitsas-

Thanks a bunch for your input & reassurance! I trust what you say b/c you are backing it up with AFR data... something I can't do right now, which is my own fault.

I will try 3mm.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
The brown truck finally arrived. I installed new...

The brown truck finally arrived. I installed new choke & throttle cables that were a bit tired and slapped it together.

It started cold instantly with half choke. Rock solid idle, with little...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 1,881,874
Posted By JRod152
Beautiful pics!

Beautiful pics!
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
More good info... I enjoy this stuff! ...

More good info... I enjoy this stuff!

Anybody tried another thin washer below the OEM needle for a "half-step" richer setting? Might be the best of both worlds?!

Hurry up, brown truck!
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
I have a second set of slides/diaphrams so I...

I have a second set of slides/diaphrams so I thought I would experiment. I was in the carbs anyway for a clean, so I:

-Drilled both holes on both slides to 0.125" (3.1mm). A 1/8" drill bit was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By JRod152
It sounds like a fuel supply issue on the pilot...

It sounds like a fuel supply issue on the pilot circuit.

Pull your carbs & clean them... especially the pilot jets. If it's true that you let the bike sit for months on end, it's very likely that...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 121,477
Posted By JRod152
Great info. Thanks for sharing! Looks like I'll...

Great info. Thanks for sharing! Looks like I'll be trying a new setup this week! :D
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