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Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
I bought mine for a song. I know I can part it...

I bought mine for a song. I know I can part it out and get my money back and then some. I worry about the body parts too but everything else, and I've rebuilt my bike from stem to stern ( except the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
Hey dude, good to hear from you. Except for a...

Hey dude, good to hear from you.
Except for a little miss every now and then I love this thing. The sound of a Ducati is fantastic.

Oh, and I guess you have plenty of time to look at ADV now. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 136,401
Posted By fritzcoinc
I'm not sure about the plug boot and wire. You...

I'm not sure about the plug boot and wire. You should be able to screw the old boot into the old wire. Cut the wire just a tad shorter and the plug boot screws in.

I would also look for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
Falsifying DOT documentation?:fpalm

Falsifying DOT documentation?:fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
The top does come off. Clear would be best...

The top does come off. Clear would be best alright. You can get the pump at Sears, Northern Tool, or Harbor Freight.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
I'll make a HWO ( Home Work Order ) on that...

I'll make a HWO ( Home Work Order ) on that project. lets see, I'm on HWO 32, the XRL frame oil job is HWO 497. EST. completion date 1-1-2019. In the mean time I'll just use my trusty Fritzco Suck o...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
Rats, foiled again. Damm engineers. Good point. ...

Rats, foiled again. Damm engineers. Good point.

I guess you could drill a hole in the front of the down tube ( red arrow ) and go all the way through to the triangular area ( red broken arrow )....
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
I've not done the relay thing, but in short the...

I've not done the relay thing, but in short the head light switch is used to operate a relay that conducts battery voltage directly to the headlight. I've heard as much as 1.3 volts is lost through...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
The design intent of that triangle shaped area of...

The design intent of that triangle shaped area of the frame then is that of a trash trap for the oil returning from the engine? The flow of the oil through the frame is to promote the best cooling...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
Nice, now you get to learn all about...

Nice, now you get to learn all about synchronizing carbs.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Not this time guys. CG is THE standard abv. for...

Not this time guys. CG is THE standard abv. for center of gravity.

center of gravity

n. pl. centers of gravity 1. Abbr. CG The point in or near a body at which the gravitational potential...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Yeah Kenny, glad to hear your getting back to...

Yeah Kenny, glad to hear your getting back to normal.
And the abbrevation thing is, well, sort of like the CG thing......:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
You sure Steve? Where does the dip stick go?

You sure Steve? Where does the dip stick go?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Hello Kenny. Glad you are back. This place has...

Hello Kenny.
Glad you are back. This place has run a muck without you. WOW laid up since Jan. ( January ), dude that's tough. When are you going to be back to 100% ( percent )??
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
+1, Great Minds!!!! You could easily drill...

+1, Great Minds!!!!

You could easily drill from the screen hole, lay bike on it's side, with a long drill bit. I'm thinking a sharp punch to make a drill start through the fill hole. The bottom...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Yo Alvin or anybody else

Thanks for these photos. I may have found a use for them.
You all take a look at this. Is there more oil capacity in the frame?
See my marked up photo. I know there is oil in the orange areas, but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 83,699
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Posted By fritzcoinc
I'm running a header exhaust and straight through...

I'm running a header exhaust and straight through muffler with stock jetting 50/152. All's good. 52/152 should work too.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
I had a similar issue. The lighting was weak. The...

I had a similar issue. The lighting was weak. The headlight lenses can be very easily removed and the inside of the light can be cleaned. Three bolts hold the light to the front tank mount then a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Parker seal washers

A while ago we were talking about how the metal seal washers used in our bikes and other bikes to seal up banjo fittings and drain plugs suck a dick ten feet long. And since the subject of annealing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,975
Posted By fritzcoinc
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Abbreviations

Regarding the discussion here on the commonality/suitability of an abbreviation, I though about other standard ( std. ) abbreviations used every day and how people would react to them.

Let's say...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
So that's why none of the parts I buy fit??? ...

So that's why none of the parts I buy fit???

But I get the spark plug gap right!!
Damm it!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-mNwV395/0/M/i-mNwV395-M.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
New plugs

I finally found a set of NGK DCPR9E's at the Yamaha dealership. The parts guy literately had to blow the dust off the box to make sure they were the correct ones!

In my travels today I came up...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
Guzzi Convet

I think about your Guzzi Convert every time I'm in stop and go traffic. How does the automatic work? Well?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
15 x 49 is a good combo for up there, lots of...

15 x 49 is a good combo for up there, lots of hills and such, an odd numbers so the wear is spread out well. What I've learned about chains is you get exactly what you pay for. Under $100 and you...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
NGK Spark Plug Information

A lower number has a higher heat range. " lower numbers indicate a hotter type, higher numbers indicate a colder type". The NGK recommendation for spark plugs for the Cagiva GC is the DCPR8E.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD Yeah!! Why don't all...

THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD

Yeah!! Why don't all countries speak English?

A message from the Engineers Coalition for English Commonality.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
You may remember a post with this photo a while...

You may remember a post with this photo a while ago. When making changes to your carb., TAKE NOTES. Notice at the bottom I'm collecting driveability information for the changes I've made.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
I'm assuming nothing, just making an informative...

I'm assuming nothing, just making an informative comment. Please disregard if not needed and excuses me if my information in some way is unsettling to you.

Since we are talking about the anomalies...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
Thanks for the info. The issue with my bike is...

Thanks for the info. The issue with my bike is that it seems to miss less often when hot. Cold it most surely will miss.
I am currently using the recommended Champ plug RA6HC. When I got the bike it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
In the heat treating and forging business,we use...

In the heat treating and forging business,we use DF for degree Fahrenheit. The reason is that when specifications containing this vital bit of information are scanned, copied, or faxed the "" can be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
OH, so you are one of them engineers. Yup, you...

OH, so you are one of them engineers.
Yup, you are correct. But, our engines run at 150 DF. so the oil expands about .021L per L at 150 DF. So we are up to .09261L total expansion!! ooo ah. But do...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,566
Posted By fritzcoinc
Good for you sir!! World touring on a Cagiva!!!!...

Good for you sir!! World touring on a Cagiva!!!! I have checked everything! And I still have a similar issue with my 2000 GC. Intermittent sputter around 6000 rpm. Sometimes less rpm. What brand of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
" A hot air balloon descends to earth and the...

" A hot air balloon descends to earth and the pilot asked a man on a road " where am I?". The man replied, you are 50 feet in the air. The pilot replies, you must be an engineer! You answered my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
The top triple clamp rotates about the center...

The top triple clamp rotates about the center shaft.
When the top triple clamp is rotated it "kicks" one fork forward and the other rearward.
By measuring parallelism with a flat gauge on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Great write up and an good approach. But could...

Great write up and an good approach.
But could you tell me where the evap. canister is?

When I rode up in the higher elevations I called bike shop up there and asked what jets I should run...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
No. My 96 has 33K on it, it's never had a...

No.

My 96 has 33K on it, it's never had a top end or valve seals. It does not smoke at all. It burns about 2 oz of oil per 100 miles.

2 1/2 qt. may be too much.

To check oil level, place...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By fritzcoinc
You will need several legs as the PVC will sag...

You will need several legs as the PVC will sag under the weight of the curtain. I suggest you don't get married. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Yup! and you sure know more this than I do. But...

Yup! and you sure know more this than I do. But worn/cracked valve seals allow oil to be sucked in during de acceleration when intake vacuum is high. Also a common issue with old XRL engines is a big...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83,699
Views: 9,573,407
Posted By fritzcoinc
Don't bother reconciling. That advice came from a...

Don't bother reconciling. That advice came from a alien who rides an XRL on Mars. What worked in his bike/set up worked for him. So be it. That carb. set up may not work for you in your bike. Try...
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