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Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By run-it
Thanks for testing Charlie!

Thanks for testing Charlie!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By run-it
These spoofers aren't magic boxes, shopping for...

These spoofers aren't magic boxes, shopping for one with more ju-ju seems to be a natural inclination BUT they're more alike than they are different YET the cabled spoofers aren't gonna be as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By run-it
Another airbox fix is great - the more options...

Another airbox fix is great - the more options the better! TIA!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By run-it
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv17/Rander/Hus...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv17/Rander/Husky400_600_zps9f2e4e88.jpg


Simple is not without its merits. :rickyhttp://<a href=&quot;<a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By run-it
Look'in forward to see what HF comes up with on...

Look'in forward to see what HF comes up with on the airbox mod!:ear:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By run-it
As long as the AIT is exposed to the same...

As long as the AIT is exposed to the same temperature of air that's going into the engine, they're good - whether it's hot air as it will be after restarting the engine from a short riding break or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By run-it
I'd imagine with the bike moving there will be...

I'd imagine with the bike moving there will be some pressure & turbulence inside the box to mix up the air. But you can test to verify by using a two probe digital thermometer, put one...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 06:10 PM
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Posted By run-it
RE Just cross posted in CH. Have a look &...

RE

Just cross posted in CH. Have a look & let me know if you have any questions.

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/all-tr650s-need-this-introducing-the-eruption.34831/

Thanks for the valve...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 04:17 PM
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Posted By run-it
IAT Mod - Ride Report

Had a chance to go for a quick 6 miles this afternoon & see how the Strada runs. It behaves differently in a good way. :ricky

When it was new, the bike would randomly die on throttle close. Got...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 09:24 PM
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Posted By run-it
Cool Electrical Power Tap

I found a convenient place to tap into to power up your accessories. Tap into this wire & run yer stuff. It's switched too, so when you turn the key off yer grip warmers, gps, radar detector,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 03:46 PM
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Posted By run-it
IAT modification - about this mod

This mod is for anyone who wants a spoofer for their TR or for any BMW that uses an IAT that's interchangeable with the TR's. A spoofer is a device designed to fool the ECU into richening up the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By run-it
Yes, it'll show 20C cooler than the air going...

Yes, it'll show 20C cooler than the air going into the engine.

Thanks for the graph. :beer
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 10:29 AM
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Posted By run-it
It doesn't, it reads greater, you probably got...

It doesn't, it reads greater, you probably got that idea from the table posted, that column is my TARGET. It's what my OEM IAT would read if it was 20C colder. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 10:26 AM
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Posted By run-it
Yes, the formula for resistance in a parallel...

Yes, the formula for resistance in a parallel circuit is 1/RT=1/R1+1/R2+1/R3+etc...so the math makes it so 8 of these 100k NTC equals 12.5k at 25C (all thermistors are rated at 25C). And the arc of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By run-it
IAT Moddification

The modded IAT measures & compares like so...



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Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 08:41 AM
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Posted By run-it
IAT Moddification

This is a continuation of my posts #1273, 1274, 1275...
I received my new thermistors from Avnet yesterday, $20.12 including the $8 for FEDEX. 8 qty part #B57861S 104F 40.


These little guys...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 02:44 PM
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Posted By run-it
Question what's this fitting for?

I'm way behind on mods - doing the canisterectomy today, anyone know what the bare tube nipple is for on the bottom of the airbox? Just forward of the drain tube.

Borrowed HF's photo to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 02:58 PM
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Posted By run-it
I've had good luck using this $15 plastic...

I've had good luck using this $15 plastic welder...

http://www.harborfreight.com/plastic-welding-kit-80-watt-iron-67102.html

...but it was in a non-structal application - the type of plastic on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By run-it
Sorry to hear 'bout your bike & yeah that must've...

Sorry to hear 'bout your bike & yeah that must've been close for the kid...but I'd venture to say had the plastic not broken more force would have been impacted on the bike & it may have been enough...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 06:24 AM
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Posted By run-it
The picture of the IATs belonged to an Italian...

The picture of the IATs belonged to an Italian dude named Gaspare, he field tested the modded IAT in his F800GS.

I plan on modding my IAT, if I screw it up then I'll have to buy another, no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By run-it
Hey Deb, yes a few people have reported air...

Hey Deb, yes a few people have reported air entrapped in the cooling system & in need burbing. Once burbed should be good to go. Index is on the first page, look around for overheating, coolant...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 02:22 PM
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Posted By run-it
Here’s a chart comparing our 5k NTC IAT...

Here’s a chart comparing our 5k NTC IAT temp/resistance readings with a typical 5k NTC (just to see that it doesn't have any odd characteristics) then two targets for a 20C offset (just to see that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 02:21 PM
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Posted By run-it
With the spoofer installed we see the resistance...

With the spoofer installed we see the resistance curve doesn’t exactly track the curve of the OEM’s IAT, it’s a decent compromise & it gets the job done which is to richen up the mixture. Using a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 02:20 PM
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Posted By run-it
Thumb Making Your Own IAT & Spoofer

If anyone wants to make their own IAT spoofer here’s the numbers from the IAT in our bikes…

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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 06:23 AM
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Posted By run-it
Yeah I realize that but it seems the problem is...

Yeah I realize that but it seems the problem is already worked out from the user's perspective.


Cool.





See that's what I was trying to suggest...ALL those potential faults ADD...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 08:42 PM
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Posted By run-it
It seems this sort of troubleshooting would be...

It seems this sort of troubleshooting would be designed to differentiate between a fault / modification on the bike or a fault in the Wuka.

Yet the correct reading in the COLD position sort of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By run-it
Temp at thermistor.....................15C / 60F ...

Temp at thermistor.....................15C / 60F
Display (cold position).................-5C / 22.5F (target is less 20C / 36F) close enough, no problem
Display (hot...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,194
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Posted By run-it
The OM states Castrol Motorcycle Coolant, it's an...

The OM states Castrol Motorcycle Coolant, it's an ethylene glycol / water mix.

So Peak Long Life 50/50 prediluted which is also an ethylene glycol / de-mineralized water mix meeting EU & Japanese...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 06:49 AM
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Posted By run-it
No, it doesn't work like that, the target values...

No, it doesn't work like that, the target values are...

18F / 10C offset when switched to HOT (adds less fuel to map)

36F / 20C offset when switched to COLD (adds more fuel to map)

It...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 06:37 AM
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Posted By run-it
Wuka King

It sounds like you're saying the engine runs stronger or idles higher in the COLD / RICH position (at least for that days ambient temp) & the opposite in the HOT / LEAN position & you may be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 07:54 AM
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Posted By run-it
Request for High Five

HF - If you happen to be riding in hot wx can you please report whether you can discern any difference between the wookie's 10 & 20C temp offsets?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 07:46 AM
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Posted By run-it
These spoof devices only intercede during open...

These spoof devices only intercede during open loop operation. So during closed loop operation, ie steady state / cruising, there should be no diff in fuel economy.

During open loop expect to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By run-it
Question Off idle mixture richening

1st post on ADV! Really liking my new Strada too!

Stupid owner question: Can't someone just solder the appropriate resistor in series with the OEM thermistor to achieve the same temperature offset...
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