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Old 01-27-2013, 06:18 PM   #16
chavo_dakar_bolivia
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Dakar issues and findings

Hello advriders!
Thanks for your comments and insight.
I want to share with all of you what has been done and used in this Dakar.

In Sardegna rally, I dnfed on the last stage, and was using a stock stator with Super B Battery and STOCK headlights.
First i had thought it were the LED lights that were causing the problem, so this theory got discarded.
The second theory of the problems were oil coolers and/or heat. This also got discarded because in Sardegna I had no oil cooler and the stator failed 100m from the start. (cold engine still).
Third theory was the Super B battery. I was using a stock battery in Dakar, and still the stator failed. So this theory is also discarded.

In Dakar, I was using a Trailtech stator with a stock battery.....and it also failed.

So I have in mind experimenting with bolting on rally accesories (tanks,navigation tower, etc etc) on a 2008 CRF450R.
Some say the gearing is too close, but I believe only 1,2,3 gear are closer. 4th and specially 5th, are better on the R model.
The weakness of the X gearing is its 5th gear...it is too tall and the engine doesnt quite pull it.

So with these clarifications, what do you think?

Thanks for the advice.
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