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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2013, 07:21 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Been trying to troubleshoot this issue myself....

Been trying to troubleshoot this issue myself. Just checked and mine is missing :huh Simply rusted off! I'll probably get new ones and try this out to see if this fixes the issue.

cthornburg, any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 03:00 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Wash your bike, Jeremy! :lol3

Wash your bike, Jeremy! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 02:22 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Steve, you mean the black plastic thing with the...

Steve, you mean the black plastic thing with the 3 bolts?

The hose idea is brilliant :clap. I'll do that. and thanks for the tips.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 01:44 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Issues continue! I swapped in a 9 heat range...

Issues continue! I swapped in a 9 heat range plug today and still nothing. During a cold start it has no issues and idles fine. Its once the bike warms up is when the idling problems come in. sigh! ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Steve is correct (As usual :lol3 ) If you cant...

Steve is correct (As usual :lol3 ) If you cant find it run to the local auto parts store and they usually have them in small one time use packs at the checkout counter.

My guess is since your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 07:04 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
I noticed the same issue during my tear down. My...

I noticed the same issue during my tear down. My brakes were last serviced in 2009 :eek1 by the previous owner. Steves suggested method works great.
I'd begin by removing the caliper bolts (keep...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 05:14 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
I believe I am. I'll try swapping in a new 9 plug...

I believe I am. I'll try swapping in a new 9 plug tomorrow and see if that helps.
I got the mixture kindof tuned to the point where its not bogging, idling rough or dying anymore when I come to a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 10:49 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
HAAH! thanks for clarifying that! :clap

HAAH! thanks for clarifying that! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 10:05 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
WTH is a FAT IDLE? :huh

WTH is a FAT IDLE? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 07:38 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Question Engine cuts off when I come to a stop.

Having a weird issue. The bike cranks fine, no problems with cold start, idles pretty good around 1900rpm and dont really notice a problem with throttle response.
HOWEVER, after riding for a few...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 07:53 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Since the IMS doesnt have dual petcocks you'll...

Since the IMS doesnt have dual petcocks you'll have to transfer gas over to the petcock side once you run real low. Also the IMS and Clarke tanks "breathe" fumes so stickers and graphics wont last...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 01:03 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Question Acerbis 5.8

Kinda random, but can the Acerbis 5.8 be slightly reshaped with a heat gun. My handlebar risers wont clear the tank by about 1/4" when turning. Wondering if I could apply heat with a heat gun and use...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:52 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
The 3 wires running through the Grommet are the...

The 3 wires running through the Grommet are the wire that run to the Stator. I more or less destroyed my grommet when I threw a chain last winter and it put a dime size hole in my motor in addition...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Well, Kinda hard to tell since I had just swapped...

Well, Kinda hard to tell since I had just swapped in the LED bulb cluster. It just lit up bright and I thought it was supposed to get brighter. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 01:24 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Cool2 Tail light issues? You could be an Idiot like me

Just wanted to leave a note for future reference for anyone else who come across this issue like I did.

If neither of your levers actuate the brake light but your tail lights are on, CHECK THE...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 09:39 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Question 1. The bulb is in correct. 2. 2 blades in the...

1. The bulb is in correct.
2. 2 blades in the front (under the front brake lever) and the rear brake pedal wire check out fine for continuity.
3. Tested the bulb for continuity. Its good.
4....
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 03:05 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Question Tail light issues?

So im putting together the bike again after a complete tear down. I plugged in the tail light and the light comes on but wont get brighter when I hit the front or rear brakes. Fuses look good and the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 02:52 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Sweet! Think you could post some pics brother?...

Sweet! Think you could post some pics brother? Also, do you remember or have it noted down what your calculated wheel size came up to? (i.e if you have the stock L front wheel)
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 12:09 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Question TT Vapor Speedometer

Anyone here install a Trail Tech Vapor speedometer cable WITHOUT DRILLING? I just dont like the idea of drilling into the caliper.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 11:15 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Well, when you put it that way. :rofl Thanks man....

Well, when you put it that way. :rofl Thanks man. I think I'll be going with that.
Also, that is a ridiculous set up you've got there. I dont think I've ever seen pics of your ride. Got pics of it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 07:30 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Like most people said on here, just mount it to...

Like most people said on here, just mount it to the fender. Drill holes in the plates (at your own risk) or on the fender and make sure the little clear slit at the bottom of the tail light makes it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 02:58 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
[QUOTE=Grayjet;21543055]I have been looking at...

[QUOTE=Grayjet;21543055]I have been looking at this for my 990: FZ-1 Fuseblock (http://www.fuzeblocks.com/index.php). It has built in relay, and seems fairly straightforward to install. There is a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 08:33 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Fuse panel

Does anyone run a separate fuse panel for their accessories etc? Beechum1 recommended the Centech CP2 http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/product/3260/Centech_Auxiliary_Fuse_Panels

Do I have any...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 09:32 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Found it. Thats a real nice setup! :clap

Found it. Thats a real nice setup! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 07:00 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Cool2 Man, that is a NICE setup! Do you have your...

Man, that is a NICE setup! Do you have your subframe braced? Also, how did you go about installing your Rally Raid Fairing? Could you take some detailed pics of it if you went all complicated with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 11:54 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Cloudy day today so went with the hot tap water...

Cloudy day today so went with the hot tap water method. Slid right in :clap. It does kinda touch the rectifier. is that an issue? A little worried because I just installed an upgrade stator that puts...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 11:01 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Pissed Acerbis 5.8

Got and Acerbis 5.8 and I CANNOT for the life of me get this tank to clear and fit snug! There are some half@$$ install forums bit cannot find a good one. Can someone give me some tips or direct me...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 08:39 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Congrats on the new ride :clap Excellent pics! ...

Congrats on the new ride :clap Excellent pics!

[QUOTE=señormoto;21505444]I got this XRL on Friday and then decided to ride over Ophir pass (Colorado) three times this weekend, among other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
All this talk of these MANLY racks makes me...

All this talk of these MANLY racks makes me realize how lucky I was during my first ever tour on the L last year. :eek1 2500miles, highway, dirt, trails and ferrys. Subframe held strong. I'm def...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 09:57 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
This is the MOST ACCURATE description of riding a...

This is the MOST ACCURATE description of riding a thumper. EVER! Shared your words on my page, hope you dont mind :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 04:53 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Thumb I cant help you much with the carb situation, but...

I cant help you much with the carb situation, but in terms of gas tanks I ran my Clarke 4.7 since I bought the bike and its holds plenty for tours (while I average 40mpg with my gear). Between Clarke...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Adding electrical accessories?

So, I've got a list of things that I'm trying to add to the bike right now. Here they are.

1. Vapor Dash
2. Cig lighter/12v output plug
3. Heated Grips
4. HID Projector lights with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 07:02 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Maybe go through the safety switches? On the left...

Maybe go through the safety switches? On the left handlebar there is the one on the clutch, check that. I would also check to make sure the kick stand switch isnt broken or disconnected.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 04:48 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
I think thats normal, Kinda. I run the same oil...

I think thats normal, Kinda. I run the same oil and mine burns about the same amount and I havent seen any leaks or off colors exhaust smoke. How often do you change your oil and have you checked to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 03:58 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Just installed a new battery and my goodness is...

Just installed a new battery and my goodness is it happy to crank. You Sir are a wizard! Thanks :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
I'm currently rebuilding my L and just upgraded...

I'm currently rebuilding my L and just upgraded to a 260watt stator. I'm about to plug in my heated grips and a plug for my jacket aswell (in addition to my HID projector lights). I'll let you know...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 10:26 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Cool2 Btw, for anyone who's interested, My Acerbis 5.8...

Btw, for anyone who's interested, My Acerbis 5.8 gets here today and they're on sale for $209 here...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 09:34 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
Thanks for your input guys. I keep my bike in the...

Thanks for your input guys. I keep my bike in the basement (not heated) since I dont have a garage and like to ride even when the temps are in the teens (coldest was about 8degF... :muutt ). As in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 08:18 AM
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Posted By aksinha88
:clap I think you and Steve were right! Just...

:clap I think you and Steve were right! Just plugged the starter to the car battery and it spun right off the bat. I'll check the relays and grounds one more time, but looks like it is infact the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 08:23 PM
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Posted By aksinha88
Pissed Thanks for the tip. So here is what I've got so...

Thanks for the tip. So here is what I've got so far with a Multi Meter set to log in DC.

Battery (not connected to the bike) 12.7V
Battery (Connected to the bike, Key Off) 12.6V
Battery...
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