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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Gildus
+1...backfiring is usually due to exhaust leaks...

+1...backfiring is usually due to exhaust leaks or running lean
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Gildus
If you no longer have the auto-decompression...

If you no longer have the auto-decompression function you probably have a stage 1 or 2 hotcam or an XRs only HRC copy cam. If you have an original HRC cam, however, it would still work.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Don't really notice much difference on the butt...

Don't really notice much difference on the butt dyno with the quiet core out, except at higher revs, and not much then. I keep it in around town. Still has a good sound.

Haven't tried it, but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Gildus
With that setup I'd open up the sidecover if you...

With that setup I'd open up the sidecover if you haven't already. The Stage 1 or HRC copy is a good choice, IMO. The T-4 full setup is nice, although a bit loud. Great tone, though. I usually run the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Some good advice posted above...you may also want...

Some good advice posted above...you may also want to make sure you're not running too lean. Even correctly tuned, however, If you've often got enough slow sections or traffic to deal with, a fan can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Gildus
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Gildus
In an ideal world we'd never ride or dive alone,...

In an ideal world we'd never ride or dive alone, or go backpacking alone cross country before spots existed, like I did (although carefully), and never had regrets. There are special moments you only...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Gildus
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=8333520300400...

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=833352030040099&fref=nf

Always use loctite on those kickstarter bolts!
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Gildus
The best way to check the oil level is idling...

The best way to check the oil level is idling with the sight tube. Works at home or on the road. Wouldn't have an XRR without one.

Not a big job to do. If you're worried about shavings use grease...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Gildus
I assume you've checked the obvious things,...

I assume you've checked the obvious things, fuses, loose or broken connections, etc. Remember to always remove voltage or shut off the bike before disconnecting or reconnecting components.

I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Gildus
The in-frame oil tank already serves as a sort of...

The in-frame oil tank already serves as a sort of oil cooler.

Not sure you'd benefit from an external one, especially if it blocks some of the air from the radiators, and may prevent installation...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Would need to know more...does nothing on the DC...

Would need to know more...does nothing on the DC side work or is it only the indicators and horn? If all DC components aren't working it could be the battery.

You might want to paste more details...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Nice tip, using the meter and shunt. I doubt...

Nice tip, using the meter and shunt.

I doubt the measurements needed to check the eStart would require a max current check...don't have one, so not sure on that.

I'd guess the only way the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Not a bad idea to be on the safe side and check...

Not a bad idea to be on the safe side and check the E-start is within spec before allowing it to draw more current. If you give it a good looking over and you're reasonably handy with a multimeter...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Gildus
You're right, the price adds up quick! Things...

You're right, the price adds up quick! Things like a good set of crimpers and quality connectors don't come cheap.

In the end, though, you'll really know your electrical system...that's worth a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Nope, not an issue.

Nope, not an issue.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Gildus
A new lithium iron (LFE) battery is a good...

A new lithium iron (LFE) battery is a good lightweight choice, although expensive, and safer than older lithium technologies. It will give you a LOT more power in a smaller package.

You don't need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Gildus
You might want to check your choke plate...if...

You might want to check your choke plate...if it's the original and you stay with the stock carb, I'd replace it with the XRs Only one.

The stock plate is a known issue...it can come loose and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Gildus
There's nothing wrong with the original carb,...

There's nothing wrong with the original carb, once it's set up right. It'll never be a pumper though, so you'll always have a bit of hesitancy off idle.

A TM40 or an FCR will liven things up in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Gildus
I doubt you'll see any fender flop with that!...

I doubt you'll see any fender flop with that! Nice job.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Gildus
[/QUOTE] That's just aluminum and owner OCD...

[/QUOTE]

That's just aluminum and owner OCD :norton

Seriously, whenever I tear it down I give it a good cleaning...seems easier to keep it somewhat clean afterwards.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Gildus
You're right, it's not a cheap solution but the...

You're right, it's not a cheap solution but the alternative is to buy the fan, fab the housing (from drawings on this thread), tap into my existing vapor fitting or add a new one, and end up with a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Gildus
There's a good reason inmates have been putting...

There's a good reason inmates have been putting fans on these bikes since day one...depends how and where you ride of course.

This is just a solution that's stronger and gives more control.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Gildus
XRs only has them for $159...you can find them a...

XRs only has them for $159...you can find them a few bucks cheaper elsewhere, but you could end up with the wrong one if you're not careful.

The one you want is the 732-FN1 model.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Fluidyne with Trail Tech Fan

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5r3_qqRd7gyNktETlkyVjJvd0k&authuser=0http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w408/sb0991/Fluidyne%20Trailtech_zpsrdxzkmae.jpg

Here's the new Trail Tech Fan on my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Even the best wiring kits can be made worthless...

Even the best wiring kits can be made worthless by POs hacking into them. Sometimes it's better to just start over, wiring it yourself or getting a pre-wired kit from someone like Vancouver...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Gildus
You can run a 15/48 with a 110. It's a good all...

You can run a 15/48 with a 110. It's a good all round ratio.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Good one! :rofl

Good one! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Gildus
There's nothing special about the BD battery...

There's nothing special about the BD battery design. Pete95 has made his own by purchasing and connecting those small batteries together. The other route is to get a small SLA battery (approx 1.2...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Technically that's true but how many people are...

Technically that's true but how many people are going to find an R/R matched not only to their stator output but the variations that occur in real world applications. Personally I'd never run a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Gildus
You can substitute a capacitor for a battery, but...

You can substitute a capacitor for a battery, but I'd just slap a battery in there and read the R/R output voltage across the terminals. Before starting the voltage should sit around 12.5 volts (pure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Gildus
You need to test the output of the R/R with the...

You need to test the output of the R/R with the battery connected, measuring across the terminals. You can't measure output directly from the R/R with nothing connected.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Gildus
The auto-decomp is disabled if the PO installed a...

The auto-decomp is disabled if the PO installed a hotcam. You still have the manual.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Make sure you're measuring your R/R output across...

Make sure you're measuring your R/R output across a battery or capacitor. You can't just hook up a multimeter to the output leads.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Gildus
The Pro Circuit T-4 full system is a great setup,...

The Pro Circuit T-4 full system is a great setup, although not cheap. I use it with the quiet tip most of the time. Great sound, lightweight, looks good.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Gildus
How much AC voltage are you measuring coming out...

How much AC voltage are you measuring coming out of the stator?

edit: I see in the main XRR thread you have 18V AC from the stator...that's good. Where are you measuring the output of your R/R?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Here's some info that might help: ...

Here's some info that might help:

http://www.fourstrokesonly.com/CA.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Gildus
Pete, if you try this out let us know how it...

Pete, if you try this out let us know how it goes. Thx
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Gildus
A plated XRR in Oregon is a wonderful thing!

A plated XRR in Oregon is a wonderful thing!
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Gildus
Personally, I'd gut it. You don't want electrical...

Personally, I'd gut it. You don't want electrical problems in the middle of nowhere. Maybe the stator/ignition wiring is OK and all you'll have to replace is the BD harness part. You can wire it...
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