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Old 04-06-2013, 03:54 PM   #16741
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I love dropping into a sandy wash and pinning the throttle in fourth and feathering clutch as it launches towards 80mph. Try powering up a twisty sandy wash with your clutchless power shifts and see what comes out of your oil.

Why all this anti-clutch sentiment?

I think the anti-clutch crowd needs to go ride.
Lots of guys rarely use the clutch, it's common practice for many racers. The tranny handles it fine as long as the rider knows what he's doing. The clutch enguagment is actually the hardest thing on the bike's motor oil by far, as the plates come together the oil molicules get sheared breaking them down which along with small capacity is the primary reason for dirtbikes short oil chg intervals. MC specific oils have a slightly different molicule structure for this very reason. That being said, I use the clutch except when clicking up a gear at higher speds. My point is it's not a problem if one doesn't use the clutch when it's done properly and it's actually better for the oils life.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:48 PM   #16742
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Hi,

it's that crfx rear fender.?

can I know more about it?more day pics please!

Hi AJ,

Sorry it took so long to get back with the info on the CRFX fender Mod. I've been busy and it took a bit to find it.

http://www.supermotojunkie.com/showt...t=#post1396973


I'm not sure why the post opens at the bottom of the page...scroll up to see the info.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:56 PM   #16743
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I had a question about gearing. I am running 15/43 and it seems gutless over 65mph. I was going down the highway at about 75 and it just seemed wound too high and not wanting to pull. I kicked it wide open hoping to pass some people but gave up. I weigh 175lbs, stock wheels with shinko 705, uncorked with aftermarket exhaust. What am I missing here? Should I swap to a 14 front, or do I need to rejet and put an aftermarket air filter in it?

I'm starting to wonder now. I think my bike is losing power, is this possible? I have no speedo so it's hard to judge. But I chased a friend down in their car and passed them easily at 65 a few weeks ago. Blew by them and kept adding it on. Is it possible the problem was a lot of wind? Bah, asking all these questions when I should just go ride it down the highway again. Maybe there was too much wind, or people were going a lot faster than I thought.

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Old 04-06-2013, 06:03 PM   #16744
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I have just a few rides on the XRR I bought, it has 15-45 with supermoto wheels, which I can't see affecting acceleration much. It still pulls well at 75. Do you know what RPM you are pulling at that speed? My bike came with a Vapor so I do have RPM readout, but I am not sure what RPM I'm pulling at those speeds. Can take note for you if you like....
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:08 PM   #16745
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I have just a few rides on the XRR I bought, it has 15-45 with supermoto wheels, which I can't see affecting acceleration much. It still pulls well at 75. Do you know what RPM you are pulling at that speed? My bike came with a Vapor so I do have RPM readout, but I am not sure what RPM I'm pulling at those speeds. Can take note for you if you like....
No, but I try to not let it sound too busy. I would think 3,500-5,000 max. Probably closer to the low side of that. I got a speedometer and air filter on their way in the mail. I haven't had time to ride it lately, maybe in a couple of days I can get someone to follow at 75 down the highway. I was just judging by the speed people ride the highways here. I was VERY SLIGHTLY edging out the other drivers, and they tend to run 75 here. A couple of times I gave it more trying to catch up and go ahead and pass them, but it didn't seem too interested in it. It was quite windy though, so maybe I'm just paranoid, it was the first time I've had it on the highway.
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:18 PM   #16746
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A friend has one of these on his DRZ400SM, it's a neat little gadget. I like to know what RPM the motor is at. If my bike didn't have the Vapor I would get one of these Tiny Tach's

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Tiny-Tach-TT2...item3a797b6b63
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:29 PM   #16747
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your bike at 75mph would be in the range of 5,200 to 5,500 or more rpm's
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:41 PM   #16748
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Hi AJ,

Sorry it took so long to get back with the info on the CRFX fender Mod. I've been busy and it took a bit to find it.

http://www.supermotojunkie.com/showt...t=#post1396973


I'm not sure why the post opens at the bottom of the page...scroll up to see the info.
thanks dude..it looks great...



However,you did'nt post more pics of the bike with the crfx tail...
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:42 PM   #16749
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A friend has one of these on his DRZ400SM, it's a neat little gadget. I like to know what RPM the motor is at. If my bike didn't have the Vapor I would get one of these Tiny Tach's
That's nice, but sure ugly. Does anyone know of a small, chrome, analog tachomater that would work on the XRR? I bought one of the bajadesigns universal analog speedometers, it'd be nice to have a match.

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your bike at 75mph would be in the range of 5,200 to 5,500 or more rpm's
What RPMs do these bikes typically max out at?
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Old 04-06-2013, 07:30 PM   #16750
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dunno i thought rev limiter kicked in a 7,500 or something stock cdi im at 7,200 at 90mph
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Old 04-06-2013, 07:32 PM   #16751
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Anybody?
I run 15/43 and can pull to 115 with no problem. However, my bike is FAR from stock so it's hard to directly compare to your case. I know a lot of people run 15/45 and 15/46 on theirs when they are street/sumo riding.

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Old 04-06-2013, 07:36 PM   #16752
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That's nice, but sure ugly. Does anyone know of a small, chrome, analog tachomater that would work on the XRR?
You want to put chrome on an XRR? Sorry, we can't be friends.

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Old 04-06-2013, 08:07 PM   #16753
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You want to put chrome on an XRR? Sorry, we can't be friends.

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Haha, so true - chrome on an XRR is like buying a model T Ford and putting a digital HUD in it!
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Old 04-06-2013, 08:08 PM   #16754
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Well looks like I havent been using the choke right. Embarrassing...

Gotta head to Denver so don't have time to apply my new found knowledge. Later today though.

Thanks man.

Hakuna matata, I did that years ago (different bike). It's a lesson you won't soon forget. The best part? No dire consequences. Now go ride it.
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Old 04-06-2013, 08:15 PM   #16755
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