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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Sporting Wood
Take the Sprinter van.:huh 77 is about the only...

Take the Sprinter van.:huh 77 is about the only good way out. 21 or 601 is eat up with traffic and lots of lights...slooooowww. I'd go through Mt Airy on 89, then run Wards Gap/Orchard Gap rd....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By Sporting Wood
The vacuum ports BELOW the carbs or throttle...

The vacuum ports BELOW the carbs or throttle bodies that are in the INTAKE MANIFOLDS.

Plug with a machine screw and sealer as described above. Connecting the two ports together with another...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 55,414
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yo Weave, I just found this thread. I could have...

Yo Weave, I just found this thread. I could have brought my crew up there from NC and hooked you up! Looks great though, couldn't do better.

I built one for myself about 12 years ago similar...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Sporting Wood
What he said. There are several things that...

What he said. There are several things that could go wrong. I would first make sure the front plug boot is down all the way. They need to be forced pretty hard to click. Carbs will need some...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Sporting Wood
Oh good, last house I built down there was...

Oh good, last house I built down there was 2000... I was worried there for a minute. I put 200+ homes in and around there in the late 90's before moving to High Point. The HVAC inspector would...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Curious, what kind of afr are you pulling at near...

Curious, what kind of afr are you pulling at near redline?
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Lots of 168's 170's 175's 178's etc... Only one...

Lots of 168's 170's 175's 178's etc... Only one 172. Tells ya something, eh?

I've got an order with FP. Can add on some 172's for you.
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Give me a ring when you have time. Slow week,...

Give me a ring when you have time. Slow week, pretty flexible.:freaky
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yep, not to say there is actually one there...

Yep, not to say there is actually one there though. Should be down the line from the upstairs air return or sometimes both air returns depending on the install, and often just a damper rod sticking...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Sporting Wood
Is the problem that you are on a 1 zone system,...

Is the problem that you are on a 1 zone system, with 2 floors and that you have a wide difference in temps between the two?

I mention it because there shouldn't be a need to do what you describe...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Sporting Wood
I have a lot of these...in stainless or...

I have a lot of these...in stainless or carburized steel. Will send you some for shipping.:freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
I have a box of jets. Will turn up a couple...

I have a box of jets. Will turn up a couple 172's for you if I can find some in there. Same things in my bike.
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Just to confirm, air jets are 80 & 50, stock...

Just to confirm, air jets are 80 & 50, stock right?

If its lean at full throttle wfo then by all means increase main jet size. My baseline is merely a starting point for utilizing 45 pilots. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,021
Posted By Sporting Wood
I like the venerable old MT21 front for a knob...

I like the venerable old MT21 front for a knob with pavement stick. They're surprising just how well they'll do on pavement. I also run the Heidinau front though its not really what we'd call a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Sporting Wood
Roll rubber ribbed floor walkway stuff has lasted...

Roll rubber ribbed floor walkway stuff has lasted well over the past few years on my gobis
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Patience Grasshopper. I've had a few issues that...

Patience Grasshopper. I've had a few issues that needed to be overcome but its entering production. It'll be awesome and inexpensive too!
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Its hanging on a hook in the shop. Come on down...

Its hanging on a hook in the shop. Come on down and bring lots of beer! Haha

Forgot. Not there now but will send you some pics wgen I get back.
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Man, I'd be scared I would drop my phone when the...

Man, I'd be scared I would drop my phone when the wind catches my glove! I like the sound! You will get more with the filter but you will also get a bit louder with it lean in the midrange or if...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Sporting Wood
There's some awesome riding up there. Check out...

There's some awesome riding up there. Check out Don McCoy's place in Matewan. (http://www.hatfieldmccoyinn.com)

He's inmate The Real McCoy here. This guy led us to some great riding all around...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By Sporting Wood
Its possible to swap seals without removing the...

Its possible to swap seals without removing the heads...

Roll it to tdc, install a compression tester hose in the plug hole and connect the other side to compressed air. Pressurize the cylinder...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
Fear not. You could keep the stock map if you...

Fear not. You could keep the stock map if you wanted. It'll get slightly lean at high rpm but rarely do we go up there anyway. The maps as developed represent the idea of extracting more...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
45 pilots, needle at /4, and good size main as...

45 pilots, needle at /4, and good size main as you have will make for a rich low end! Even with 5mm floats.

I always emphasize that tuning the 950 is more an infuriating process rather than...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,658
Posted By Sporting Wood
If anyone is close by to me in NC, I'd like to...

If anyone is close by to me in NC, I'd like to measure and develop a filter assembly similar to the ones for the LC8's that I make which dispose of the air box completely.
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,489
Posted By Sporting Wood
FWIW, Echo comes with a 5 year homeowner...

FWIW, Echo comes with a 5 year homeowner warranty...which is pretty spectacular.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,489
Posted By Sporting Wood
I hear ya but...so are Echos and Stihls! I...

I hear ya but...so are Echos and Stihls!

I was thinking that when I bought my last Echo.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,489
Posted By Sporting Wood
I grew up working in the family sawmill so I know...

I grew up working in the family sawmill so I know a thing or 2 about saws. I was the guy who got to fix all of them! :-( And we had a LOT of chainsaws! People get bent out of shape about this...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
I seel as many 990 kits as I do 950. They tend...

I seel as many 990 kits as I do 950. They tend to be a lot easier to tune in, as the carbs give people fits. Results are excellent!

Kits are in stock and ready to ship though I'm almost out. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 61,277
Posted By Sporting Wood
George, thats great! I can lend you my wideband...

George, thats great! I can lend you my wideband o2 meter if you like. I may want to pick your brain about your map. I dont have a 990 here...I'm old and like carbs...but I want to get a better...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By Sporting Wood
BTW,That kinda makes me sad...and this from a guy...

BTW,That kinda makes me sad...and this from a guy who almost went over the side of that years ago when I couldnt turn the ABS off on my old cow BMW.
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By Sporting Wood
Hey George, looks like you guys had a good...

Hey George, looks like you guys had a good adventure! Cheers!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,489
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yep, whay he said. Just go warm it up with yhe...

Yep, whay he said. Just go warm it up with yhe front way up. I have a ditch at my house that I plant my rear wheel into with my front climbing out the side. Add your coolant then move on to doing...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Sporting Wood
Awesome write up, Keener! This is more of the...

Awesome write up, Keener! This is more of the stuff that makes ADV and Orange Crush great!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By Sporting Wood
Isn't this still a tech bulletin item on early...

Isn't this still a tech bulletin item on early 03-05 bikes? Dealer did mine years ago for nothing.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,737
Posted By Sporting Wood
Its stuff like this that makes ADV so cool! ...

Its stuff like this that makes ADV so cool! Thanks! Works great on my kitkat Nexus4.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Sporting Wood
I learned this by putting stainless bolts on...

I learned this by putting stainless bolts on once... no rust, no speedometer.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,489
Posted By Sporting Wood
950 or 990, make sure the lines you still have...

950 or 990, make sure the lines you still have connected are sealed...or simply remove and plug with a bolt and a copper washer. Many, me included, leave 2 of the lines connected, typically on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,745
Posted By Sporting Wood
This has been on my to do list for a long time. ...

This has been on my to do list for a long time. The adv is soooo heavy in the front. Its got to be a huge improvement.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Sporting Wood
I bet an o-ring would work fine. Just have to...

I bet an o-ring would work fine. Just have to find the right size.

I've been in a lot of these carbs and never needed to swap one yet.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yep, swap to your old rotors. The 950 speedo...

Yep, swap to your old rotors. The 950 speedo sensor is inductive off of the rotor bolts. Wheel is the same.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Sporting Wood
The '05.5/'06 has a huge number of refinements...

The '05.5/'06 has a huge number of refinements and subtle improvements over its predecessor. Things that you might think unchanged likely in fact, were. So much so that parts like the cylinders,...
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