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Forum: The Garage Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 344,170
Posted By aprilian
Nice idea, but seems a bit more complicated than...

Nice idea, but seems a bit more complicated than needed. you could just lock two nuts against each other and clamp them in the vice.

I do it with a die and then snug a similar size nut up to the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 49,182
Posted By aprilian
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 133,936
Posted By aprilian
search for my post on the cheap Aprilia ignition...

search for my post on the cheap Aprilia ignition from a scooter (sourced from AF1). It is a part you can mod to work with your original key. I think I payed $40 with shipping, then add just a wee...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 49,182
Posted By aprilian
But with the stock saddle, you probably didn't...

But with the stock saddle, you probably didn't want to go any longer between getting off the bike :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 255,210
Posted By aprilian
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33,489
Views: 8,181,363
Posted By aprilian
"I wish the pictures - and my bike - would come...

"I wish the pictures - and my bike - would come back!"
http://i31.tinypic.com/suues6.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 344,170
Posted By aprilian
You know those compressed air dust off cans -...

You know those compressed air dust off cans - they come with a straw just the same dimension as the can you are trying to fill. Far less mess!
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,198
Posted By aprilian
I have no first hand experience, but reading cold...

I have no first hand experience, but reading cold incorrectly on either should richen the mixture. Cold intake air or cold engine both require richer mixture.

Your symptoms may indicate wiring...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,198
Posted By aprilian
If you are going rich, it could be your temp...

If you are going rich, it could be your temp sensor is bad and tricking the ECU into thinking you need more fuel.

I doubt the injector would change that significantly that quickly during...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I have a set of the rubber inserts (BMW...

I have a set of the rubber inserts (BMW accessory) that I used on the xmoto. Aren't footpegs the same between the two versions? It did reduce vibration nicely, but in the rain I found them too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 33,489
Views: 8,181,363
Posted By aprilian
Wow, that Daytona is so lowered that it has less...

Wow, that Daytona is so lowered that it has less travel than most cruisers:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33,489
Views: 8,181,363
Posted By aprilian
I think he has been "Pear Shaped" :evil for more...

I think he has been "Pear Shaped" :evil for more than 15 milliseconds - and he still looks like he is having fun.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 2,413,522
Posted By aprilian
Finally!!! the answer to the riddle, "Why did the...

Finally!!! the answer to the riddle, "Why did the chicken cross the road?"
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 102,224
Posted By aprilian
I love it, just got around to testing it (good...

I love it, just got around to testing it (good that I have two bikes :rofl ) I should mention that this is an Xmoto and I am setting it for street and track use.

Definitely not to the quality of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
For those of you with the 18AH (roughly) Lithium...

For those of you with the 18AH (roughly) Lithium battery upgrade, does your bike starter spin over faster?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
It's Alive! My conclusions are; 1)...

It's Alive!

My conclusions are;
1) decompression lever was ground down too far causing excess cylinder pressure which slowed the starter motor. It finally kicked off when the starter motor...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
That didn't solve the issue. I posted a poorly...

That didn't solve the issue. I posted a poorly worded confirmation - but the rotating one revolution eliminates the problem being isolated only to the pickup being one revolution off.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I am getting spark since I get occasional...

I am getting spark since I get occasional backfire out the TB when attempting to start.
Yes the crank sensor gives a "pulse" at least once per revolution and there is no similar sensor on the cam. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
you...

you rang?http://www.addamsfamily.com/addams/lurch1.jpg


Spent a week getting ready for 2 days at the track and haven't got the X motor running since I wanted to concentrate on the track bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Negatory. Also tried disconnecting the PCV. ...

Negatory. Also tried disconnecting the PCV. Next attempt will be to remove the newly cleaned injector and try another, a lot of gas was in the cylinders by the smell of them when I hand rotated...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Yes it is my new camshaft which is a regrind, so...

Yes it is my new camshaft which is a regrind, so duration increases and therefore overlap too. I have measured it against the stocker many times and while there may be eventual poor runing caused by...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Excellent info, thanks! I could try swapping the...

Excellent info, thanks! I could try swapping the cam alignment to the other TDC, but it still is a mystery how the engine knows which crank revolution it is on (fire vs not fire). Bueller?
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Absolutely not the case - the exhaust cam has the...

Absolutely not the case - the exhaust cam has the decompression lever and it has always been in the front by the exhaust pipe.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I'm getting spark since I can shoot a flame out...

I'm getting spark since I can shoot a flame out the throttle body :huh. how do you use a timing light on an engine that is not running? Even if it were running, on this engine where are the marks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 1,155,363
Posted By aprilian
"Isaydingdong" is an Ebay seller in UK who does...

"Isaydingdong" is an Ebay seller in UK who does custom and old fashioned stickers and I have high success with using them to custom some things I can't find.

they have a cool roadrunner in your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Ah, so 2nd TDC is when the valves are open. No I...

Ah, so 2nd TDC is when the valves are open. No I did not remove with valves open. Your answer helps some butcan you also explain how the engine knows which cycle to fire the plug since I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 1,155,363
Posted By aprilian
Gulf stickers? ...

Gulf stickers?
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2012/08/20/gt40-gulfmirage-racing-car-brings-record-11-million-at-rms-monterey-sale/
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I have a basic question on G650x spark timing... ...

I have a basic question on G650x spark timing...

The crank position sensor sees 2 revolutions per four stroke cycle (squeeze bang blow suck) I searched the thread and see the concensus when...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,095
Views: 597,941
Posted By aprilian
I don't have a horse in this race, but thought...

I don't have a horse in this race, but thought you might appreciate another analogy how the system works over on the G650x threads. The ECU's are different and they reach a different conclusion, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33,489
Views: 8,181,363
Posted By aprilian
He is being honest, he is advertising that "a55...

He is being honest, he is advertising that "a55 hole" on board:evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,353,819
Posted By aprilian
Yes, but what he appears to be pointing out,...

Yes, but what he appears to be pointing out, which I can confirm, is that the caliper mounting bolt pattern is the same. That is why the xmoto has a pate which relocates the caliper outboard for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33,489
Views: 8,181,363
Posted By aprilian
That's Robin, Boy Wonder. Don't you know your...

That's Robin, Boy Wonder. Don't you know your cartoon characters?
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By aprilian
Updating my old thread - I used a Honda part I...

Updating my old thread - I used a Honda part I got for $5 and just resoldered all the connectors. Due to Italian wiring, and a relay for the high beam, I just used the flash to pass wires tor the on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I did the fly cut since I had the largest shims...

I did the fly cut since I had the largest shims at 3.25.

To answer what else I've done, PCV and Auto tune, not much else engine wise (for now). ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
Yes, better breathing at high RPM. I'm looking...

Yes, better breathing at high RPM. I'm looking for top speed breathing. Low speed shouldn't suffer too much.

Valve springs should be OK; speed of opening and closing is not going to be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I bought Husky Strada 650 cams and had Dan Crower...

I bought Husky Strada 650 cams and had Dan Crower Racing modify them for me. Longer duration and higher lift (just enough to avoid valves and pistons kissing)....
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
I have modified my cam for longer duration which...

I have modified my cam for longer duration which has resulted in a need for a 10mm shim larger than my largest 3.25mm which I have.

Is there a source for something larger, or do I need to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,626
Posted By aprilian
PM Sent with offers.

PM Sent with offers.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,095
Views: 597,941
Posted By aprilian
HF, are you mixing your terminology? You...

HF, are you mixing your terminology?

You set your valves to the largest loose gap which means that the first part of the cam lobe is moving before the lobe moves the valve stem. Going the other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 102,224
Posted By aprilian
I had the same problem with my stock xmoto forks...

I had the same problem with my stock xmoto forks so I tried 10 w (stock) in comp leg first and 12.5 in rebound which made very little difference in rebound. I just rebuilt them with 7.5 in comp leg...
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