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Old 08-16-2013, 11:14 AM   #17851
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No, it gets pulled by the carb linkage as the throttle opens and it gets pulled back by the grip as it closes. There are push/pull cables, like the Bowden cable shifters, but these are pure pull. Other wise you would need two of them!
My cables are adjusted so that there is a little slack in the cables. That helps prevent binding and herky-jerky throttle response (especially on my 950). Twisting the throttle open reduces the slack to zero in the 'pull' cable, increasing it on the 'push' cable. Therefore the throttle tube is pushing the 'push' cable before the carburetor linkage is pulling it. During throttle closure, the spring on the carburetor still keeps the tension on the 'pull' cable, so there is still excess slack in the 'push' cable, thereby the carburetor linkage pushes the cable back to the throttle tube. If something hangs up on the 'pull' cable or carburetor, that's when the 'push' cable becomes a pull cable when closing the throttle.

So mine ARE push/pull. But I'm not the only one calling them this.

YMMV.
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:55 PM   #17852
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Wristpins...

Anyone know if a Weisco wristpin fits on a Pro X rod? I know Weisco and Pro X are sister companies... If not I'll just buy a Pro X piston kit. Where is the best price for a Pro X piston kit?

thanks

Was just told inner and outter diameter of wristpin and rod should be same regrdless od brand and match OEM specs, is that true?
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:12 AM   #17853
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Anyone know if a Weisco wristpin fits on a Pro X rod? I know Weisco and Pro X are sister companies... If not I'll just buy a Pro X piston kit. Where is the best price for a Pro X piston kit?

thanks

Was just told inner and outter diameter of wristpin and rod should be same regrdless od brand and match OEM specs, is that true?

G'day Tijuana, I have the Wiseco Piston/Pro X Rod combo, no issue so far.
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:27 AM   #17854
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I'm considering upgrading to an Acerbis 6.3 from a Clarke 4.3. Will there be any mounting issues if I'm using Unabiker Rad guards? Is it still possible to change the spark plug with the tank on? How hard is it to remove the tank when you're on the trail?

thanks for any info,
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Rad guards should fit fine. Tank has to come off to get to the plug and as mentioned it can be a pain to get back on without the right tools.

There is a new Acerbis XRR tank on Kijiji TO right now.

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Old 08-17-2013, 05:09 AM   #17855
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You see Sean,
if you meant to make me jealous with that clip then I'm a afraid to say you succeeded. Not much wood there though by the looks of it, so better wait until you're home again
The colours looks like here, could have been here even but for those massive mole-humps - what are they, outcrops, granite intrusions/sills or what? And it was a surprise to see water on top of that dry sandy bit, quite amazing actually.
Ride safe and enjoy!
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:22 PM   #17856
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the mole humps ....you mean ayres rock and the ulga's `...the last parts are palm vally a place where only this 1 typ of palm in the world grows ....and the sand is the simpson desert the place where i crashed is known as Big Red a sand dune 1 of 1100 on the crossing .....it was a great ride and the pig did it well ..as did the lil 250 of my sons ....some place's here would look exactly the same as your place ...18 days was great
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:16 AM   #17857
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Help needed

Have put Trailtech vapour on the piggy , wired pulse meter into coil and it reads high like 9000+ at idle on program .5 8000+ 0n prog 1 and 5000+ on prog 2 any help would be appreciated
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:35 AM   #17858
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Anybody have any pics of Acerbis 6.3 sahara tank fuel line routing? Specifically with regular black hose and and a brass t connecter. Just need to know how long to cut the hoses. I bought 5/16 fuel line. Thanks for any help.
Searched and only found pic of the purple acerbis line and y connecter.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:19 PM   #17859
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Have put Trailtech vapour on the piggy , wired pulse meter into coil and it reads high like 9000+ at idle on program .5 8000+ 0n prog 1 and 5000+ on prog 2 any help would be appreciated
Had similar issue with mine originally
Worked 100% wrapped around the plug lead
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:36 PM   #17860
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Have put Trailtech vapour on the piggy , wired pulse meter into coil
Yeah, I know that's an allowed way, they say you may - but it ain't a good way doing it like this. Better is to wrap the HT line i.e use it working on induction rather than connection, if only for the possibility of messing up the utterly reliable ignition system of this bike.
And do not mount it in the aluminium cradle on the bars as it will break due to vibration. I ruined 2 in an astonishingly short time, both replaced under warranty though (sterling service!). Mount it away from hard parts (so not on the triples) and it'll be fine.
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:47 PM   #17861
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I have worked out my klm's on my bike since new

69,000kms or 43,000 miles ...still running strong with no oil use ....tuff bike....
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:15 PM   #17862
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I fall in love with my BRP every ride.....

Did a nice easy 90 mile DS ride today, mostly pavement twisites, and 20 miles of twisty gravel roads.

I love pitching the back end out on gravel roads in 4th gear. Puts a smile on my face every time.

that is all....
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:18 PM   #17863
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A picture only a pig lover could understand


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Old 08-18-2013, 11:01 PM   #17864
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A picture only a pig lover could understand
Where was this taken? High Sierras?
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:56 AM   #17865
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Umm Flyguy, those tyres...... awwwful on your gravel roads, nasty stuff that, one rolls on forever. Biting knobs for me pls
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