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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By renogeorge
I don't think that is a reduction of 40 MPG. A...

I don't think that is a reduction of 40 MPG. A reduction YES. Depending on the single muffler used, it seems that the exhaust change would restrict air and cause the bike to run richer. You may...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 200,434
Posted By renogeorge
Interesting! The parts fiche for the 2005 US EXC...

Interesting! The parts fiche for the 2005 US EXC does list a 40T rear as an option. As I understand it the older EXCs were sold as street legal in some countries other than the US. That may have...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 200,434
Posted By renogeorge
Gearing is somewhat a personal thing. But when I...

Gearing is somewhat a personal thing. But when I hear about 40 T rear sprockets on 300 2 strokes, I have to wonder why??? These bikes will clearly accept rears in the 50 T range, which allows for a...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By renogeorge
I made a simple standoff/shield which keeps the...

I made a simple standoff/shield which keeps the OEM side panel spaced out off the muffler and extends protection behind it and up where the "V" is between the subframe top rail and the side cover. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 200,434
Posted By renogeorge
14/50 is what I run most of the time on my XCW. ...

14/50 is what I run most of the time on my XCW. That works well for me. I will occasionally throw on a 13 if I am riding concentrated single track, etc., higher elevation (although since adding the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By renogeorge
As mentioned, the Heidenau combo will definitely...

As mentioned, the Heidenau combo will definitely last the trip and more. They are not much for anything close to real dirt riding. I recently switched to a TKC front for a Mexico trip which...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Just rode Bodie Creek from Bodie to Aurora,...

Just rode Bodie Creek from Bodie to Aurora, Fletcher, Lucky Boy, etc., so thanks but I am gonna pass on that one. That and I am heading out for Convict lake Monday, then a little exploring along...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,085
Posted By renogeorge
I am actually camping with a different group near...

I am actually camping with a different group near where your bunch will be. I had offered to haul bulky stuff for guys riding from Reno. I'll drop it off at your camp for them and probably try to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By renogeorge
I don't know if there is a time or mileage limit...

I don't know if there is a time or mileage limit on KTM making the upgrade. Assuming the TB was the same as the one for the SM, it only included the inner bladder/diaphram in the master cylinder. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,085
Posted By renogeorge
You Beemer guys are funny---a little strange, but...

You Beemer guys are funny---a little strange, but funny.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,085
Posted By renogeorge
Highly unethical.....But I say go for it!

Highly unethical.....But I say go for it!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By renogeorge
That is good information. I used the CPR map as...

That is good information. I used the CPR map as my starting point. I think I might try the '08 Akro. In general I thought I read that the Akro maps were rich.

Mine doesn't bog. But it is lazy...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By renogeorge
Made one out of aluminum sheet. Clamps on to...

Made one out of aluminum sheet. Clamps on to muffler with hose clamps, which you don't see. It's hardly ghetto at all. Works just fine. I run single pipe with Wolfman Expeditions and Ortlieb dry...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By renogeorge
Have you tried the one off the CPR website? I am...

Have you tried the one off the CPR website? I am running a similar setup to yours with that map leaned out from 3500 RPM down. Erratic idle is probably another issue with TPS. Read up on the Tune...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 962
Posted By renogeorge
I run the rear on my 990 with goop on the spoke...

I run the rear on my 990 with goop on the spoke nipples--no bladder.

FWIW
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By renogeorge
Yep they are. The way bike shops should...

Yep they are. The way bike shops should be.....Not retail marketing boutiques....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By renogeorge
I am sympathetic to the 1190 guys and their...

I am sympathetic to the 1190 guys and their issues with the filter and air box. I also put 40 k miles on a 950 SuperMoto with similar airbox and paper filter. So a couple of thoughts:

Almost all...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 962
Posted By renogeorge
There's a lot to be said for tubeless tire. ...

There's a lot to be said for tubeless tire. Everyone should have the pleasure of a rear flat out in the boonies--compare repair joy with tube vs plugging tubeless on the bike. I have run Tubliss on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Check your e mail for directions to secret spot. ...

Check your e mail for directions to secret spot. You will have to use your code.....ya vol! Bring Sharpie and Dave. I owe you guys a beer or 2 anyway.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Come on over for a beer--might calm you down a...

Come on over for a beer--might calm you down a lttle?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
I am actually camping with another group close...

I am actually camping with another group close by. But I would be happy to haul your cooler/other stuff up, drop it off at your camp and haul it back Sunday. Solomon/Mark has my # or PM me. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 200,434
Posted By renogeorge
Not a displacement envy issue to me. 250 and 300...

Not a displacement envy issue to me. 250 and 300 are both good. But they do make a different kind of power. Each is a little better suited to certain types of riding.

The 250 spools up faster,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,823
Views: 432,162
Posted By renogeorge
I am certainly no expert on this stuff, although...

I am certainly no expert on this stuff, although I am learning slowly. My advice is to get the cable for $60 or so and download the FREE Tune ECU software. If nothing else, you can use is as a code...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Sure just let me know as I may go up Thursday

Sure just let me know as I may go up Thursday
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
I am sworn to secrecy on any BMW questions. ...

I am sworn to secrecy on any BMW questions.

I plan on going the same weekend as the group on the other thread. I am camping with them but should run into you guys. Any of the other "Golden...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
None of that wimpy ass BMW stuff you like.....

None of that wimpy ass BMW stuff you like.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Let's do it. How was Patterson ride. I...

Let's do it.

How was Patterson ride. I ended up going on the big bike ride. Been trying to get some off road time in on the big bike. Thanks Fletch, Sharpie and the rest of the group!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By renogeorge
Several roads to get you there. Most used from...

Several roads to get you there. Most used from the south are Walker Pass from Hwy 14 and the Kern River Canyon from Bakersfield. Both are good paved roads. Canyon road is twisty and scenic. Pass...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 962
Posted By renogeorge
Ignoring the mudslinging.....The only way to...

Ignoring the mudslinging.....The only way to diagnose tubeless tire leak problems is to remove the wheel and submerge it in a tank of water--a large cooler works getting a portion of the rim and you...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By renogeorge
Do a little search and read on fuel pumps. ...

Do a little search and read on fuel pumps. Stockers have points (like an old school distributor) which make and break the circuit to the pump. Various upgrades--all probably a lot less $ than OEM. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
This makes me think that us NV guys should put...

This makes me think that us NV guys should put something together in the way of a Northern NV/OR ride. I've lived here 35 years but have ridden up there very little. Not quite bucket list item. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
I'm in. I will be at the Chevron at 8:00 if that...

I'm in. I will be at the Chevron at 8:00 if that is still good. Or??
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By renogeorge
Fuel Pump??

Fuel Pump??
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By renogeorge
I always order the standard length 120 link and...

I always order the standard length 120 link and cut to fit
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By renogeorge
If it only happens in wet weather and not in dry....

If it only happens in wet weather and not in dry. I'd put my money on electrical. Already mentioned--ignition switch and primary leads to coils. I'd also check the neutral/gear position and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
Damn. I was tasting sea food. Guess I'll go...

Damn. I was tasting sea food. Guess I'll go anyway. Maybe bring Goldfish
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
I'm thinking I will join you if the group hasn't...

I'm thinking I will join you if the group hasn't gotten too big......and fast.

Mark, I'm not going on the Patterson ride. But you can use my hitch hauler if you want. moto Jack rack thing. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
How far west are you guys going--Fort Bragg???

How far west are you guys going--Fort Bragg???
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 68,512
Posted By renogeorge
You guys are killing me. Nothing, then a big...

You guys are killing me. Nothing, then a big bike ride and a little bike ride on the same day. I was already thinking seriously about trail riding with some Sacto guys out of Foresthill.

Old,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By renogeorge
Well I learned something. Thanks. I see KTM, in...

Well I learned something. Thanks. I see KTM, in the service manual, calls it an ECU. I mistakenly thought that was unique to electronic fuel injected motors. In parts fiche it's a "digital Box". ...
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