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Old 11-05-2013, 04:14 AM   #1051
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- an actual fully functioning windshield that fully eliminates buffeting
LOL, best reply in a long time. Starting to miss the orange side???

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Old 11-05-2013, 10:04 AM   #1052
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Old 11-05-2013, 03:45 PM   #1053
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Ow, my eyes!

Looks like this weekend will be a big ride/test/video adventure with Gregor and a few friends. Make sure your health insurance is paid up!
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:38 PM   #1054
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:03 PM   #1055
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There's a moped in that picture?

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Old 11-05-2013, 11:13 PM   #1056
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thx Flanny.
That was my thinking as well.
I agree though Chokes would be pretty cool. I am interested to see how it works out on Gregors 'new' bike...

I would post a pic of your machine in its new digs but in fear of hi-jacking the thread I digress...

With the amount of torque this beast pulls other than the carbs / starting I could use some advice on how to gear through wheelies!!??
At the risk of hijacking, all your methods I use too however there is one more;

3 pumps, hit the starter. It'll start and soon die.
3 pumps, hit starter and immediately try to catch it with enough throttle that the bike, if warm, would be at about 4000 rpm. I have found the bike will usually accept these revs and fart once or twice whilst revving but after 20 secs or so it good to let idle.
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Old 11-06-2013, 06:22 AM   #1057
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At the risk of hijacking, all your methods I use too however there is one more;

3 pumps, hit the starter. It'll start and soon die.
3 pumps, hit starter and immediately try to catch it with enough throttle that the bike, if warm, would be at about 4000 rpm. I have found the bike will usually accept these revs and fart once or twice whilst revving but after 20 secs or so it good to let idle.
thx. Yes this is basically the combination that I end up using.
4 pumps, hit the starter. It will start and soon die.
2 - 3 pumps, hit the starter and immediately attempt to catch it with the throttle and at the same time use the throttle lock to hold it there. As you mentioned it will cough or fart? a couple of times and then continue to idle after about 20 sec or so it will start to warm up and the rpms increases at this point I release the throttle lock and the idle drops back to an idle...

This method does seem to work sometimes but on colder mornings it still has problems getting to that point. I will continue to try on colder mornings below 0C.
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:24 AM   #1058
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thx. Yes this is basically the combination that I end up using.
4 pumps, hit the starter. It will start and soon die.
2 - 3 pumps, hit the starter and immediately attempt to catch it with the throttle and at the same time use the throttle lock to hold it there. As you mentioned it will cough or fart? a couple of times and then continue to idle after about 20 sec or so it will start to warm up and the rpms increases at this point I release the throttle lock and the idle drops back to an idle...

This method does seem to work sometimes but on colder mornings it still has problems getting to that point. I will continue to try on colder mornings below 0C.
Lets see, the carbs are missing a choke to richen the mixture when cold, but the carbs have accelerator pumps that add gas when twisting the throttle. After pumping the throttle 3-4 times on the initial start, has anyone tried snapping the throttle every 2-3 seconds to manually richen the mixture until the engine warms up?

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Old 11-06-2013, 08:28 AM   #1059
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Lets see, the carbs are missing a choke to richen the mixture when cold, but the carbs have accelerator pumps that add gas when twisting the throttle. After pumping the throttle 3-4 times on the initial start, has anyone tried snapping the throttle every 2-3 seconds to manually richen the mixture until the engine warms up?

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Old 11-06-2013, 08:32 AM   #1060
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Lets see, the carbs are missing a choke to richen the mixture when cold, but the carbs have accelerator pumps that add gas when twisting the throttle. After pumping the throttle 3-4 times on the initial start, has anyone tried snapping the throttle every 2-3 seconds to manually richen the mixture until the engine warms up?

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Yes I have tried that as well - usually it just kills it. Sometimes it gives a nasty backfire and then quits as well when I give it the extra shot.

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Old 11-06-2013, 12:25 PM   #1061
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:39 PM   #1062
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Fcr

First I like to say thank you to Cosentino eng. for the super good service. I got the carb installed and did a small test ride , WOW the bike pull very hard. Just look at the bracket for the TSP it look so nice.

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Old 11-06-2013, 04:47 PM   #1063
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>>Says the man with the single ugliest motorcycle ever built

Eye of the beholder. Every time I see a link to Marty's work I want to make a new chain equiped front end for my Rotacular! The Christini setup is great for forks but if you have a FFE, eliminating all the bevel drives is a huge improvement. One (dozen) projects at a time please!
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:51 PM   #1064
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>>After pumping the throttle 3-4 times on the initial start............to manually richen the mixture until the engine warms up?

Some people have good results with this procedure, some don't and some people don't even want to look at FCRs without a choke lever. If they are willing to foot the additional cost then I'll be happy to do them. Once they get working, that is......
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:51 PM   #1065
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>>After pumping the throttle 3-4 times on the initial start............to manually richen the mixture until the engine warms up?

Some people have good results with this procedure, some don't and some people don't even want to look at FCRs without a choke lever. If they are willing to foot the additional cost then I'll be happy to do them. Once they get working, that is......
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