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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By braaap!
Yep, right foot on the stand, handlebars full...

Yep, right foot on the stand, handlebars full lock left (left hand on the grip), right hand anywhere on the rear rack, handle, whatever you've got back there... then stand up on the kickstand with...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
:ear :ear Manu, you need a second WB, then...

:ear :ear

Manu, you need a second WB, then a very quiet, very long road... Maybe a pillion with a GoPro to record while you :ricky

No distractions from the task. Seems like you are very close!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19,609
Views: 8,273,349
Posted By braaap!
+2 KaBoom!

+2

KaBoom!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12,086
Views: 2,667,920
Posted By braaap!
Umm... loctite may not cut the mustard given the...

Umm... loctite may not cut the mustard given the exhaust pipe temps.
Some S/S nuts and grip / split washers might be the go.

I'm interested in the short adapter piece between the silencer (slip...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
1012 hPA 18.9 deg C ...

1012 hPA
18.9 deg C

http://www.bom.gov.au/fwo/IDY00030.201505090000.png
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Ah Ha! Mousitsas, Your summary above is...

Ah Ha! Mousitsas,
Your summary above is absolutley spot on... and I've now achieved those same numbers and concurr the performance!

Earlier with the WB on rear pipe I was seeing pronounced lean...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
think all that playing around with Carbs and...

think all that playing around with Carbs and sniffing petrol has had an effect on the poor old chap...

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,058
Posted By braaap!
Done - Post 98

Done - Post 98
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,058
Posted By braaap!
Dear LC8 owners, wondering if we could compile a...

Dear LC8 owners, wondering if we could compile a database of jetting / carb tuning settings across LC8 ADV / SE for the folks using the Rottweiler / ITG / SW7 filter setup?

Ideally settings that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,058
Posted By braaap!
Hey LuckyDucks! wind that steering dampener up...

Hey LuckyDucks! wind that steering dampener up and let it rip! I reckon there's some more...

:1drink
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Cool Mousitsas! Valve adjustment...

Cool Mousitsas!

Valve adjustment definitely, overall engine condition and age + local fuel RON rating, ambient temp, realtive humidity etc etc.

I think elevation and temp are most critical...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Test run with the WB on rear header shows clearly...

Test run with the WB on rear header shows clearly lean, not grossly.
Rear Cyl AFR:
13.5 - 13.9 Idle (4 bars)
14.5 - 14.9 Cruise (5th gear 4 - 5000rpm)
14.9 - 15.5 Roll on in 5th gear
WOT - 15.0...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Absolutely correct Manu! my readings are 'leaner'...

Absolutely correct Manu! my readings are 'leaner' on the front. However my rear reading (showing richer) was only after a warm idle... I need to run it out on the road - cruise and WOT.
Rear pipe...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
My Air Jets are standard as per those clever...

My Air Jets are standard as per those clever Austrian engineers! Even though antipollution system (is gone) and exhaust is very modified, AFR numbers are good... except, on closer examination my rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,058
Posted By braaap!
Floats measurement... side ways, tilted to the...

Floats measurement... side ways, tilted to the left, upside down... Tuning is a Black Art, it's more intuitive than by the 'book'...

Old skool, have always measured floats 'upside down' on TDs,...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Belatedly, a short test ride completed: Engine...

Belatedly, a short test ride completed:
Engine nice and warm (4 bars).
Idle set at 1400rpm.
Ambient temp' 19C
Sea Level.

Current Carb settings are:

Main Air Jet - 40
ACV (air cut valve)...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 340,594
Posted By braaap!
... have a used DNA filter that Autostream...

... have a used DNA filter that Autostream donated after he moved onto the 990 if that's any use?

cheers!
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-28-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 774,099
Posted By braaap!
H&B Gobi For Sale

Original Gobi Top case suits 950 and 990 (I think). Good condition.



http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-HK9vgtv/0/L/HB%20Gobi%20Lowres-L.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-HK9vgtv/A)
...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 340,594
Posted By braaap!
Welcome to this one too... ...

Welcome to this one too...

http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-cFm3Z9c/0/M/IMG_0796-M.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-cFm3Z9c/A)

maybe you could waterjet cut a 'figure 8' gasket out of...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Hey Manu, I've double checked mine and have as...

Hey Manu, I've double checked mine and have as you have... Air jets as per OEM / Factory:

#1 - Main Air Jet - 40
#2 - ACV (air cut valve) jet - 80
#3 - Idle Air Jet - 50

and...

#4 - Low...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-kp...

http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-kpgJbqn/0/M/IMG_3026-M.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-stuff/i-kpgJbqn/A)

I like the orange too. out here, sometimes the color doesn't...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Will do Manu! even though WB says 'rich'......

Will do Manu!

even though WB says 'rich'... I like the behaviour of the engine. Deep gurgly power sound, lots of torque drive, hard pickup in revs with acceleration... some popping on overrun...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Been watching all this development but unable to...

Been watching all this development but unable to post due to a locally imposed 'ban'... FFS!

I hooked my newly aquired WB sensor / gauge up on the GPS mount.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,058
Posted By braaap!
Mousitsas.... :bow Thankyou. To the HOW...

Mousitsas.... :bow

Thankyou.

To the HOW no doubt
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Check your float heights and TPS first... then...

Check your float heights and TPS first... then have a read of this..

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1058018
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Paging Mousitsas

Your images...

http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-bf9HQPr/0/L/20150415_120915-L.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-bf9HQPr/A)

...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Great stuff JRod! Looking forward to your...

Great stuff JRod!

Looking forward to your ride report... Jekyll & Hyde plus the 'Hand of God' torque wave to ride... love my LC8 :clap
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
[QUOTE=mousitsas;26566254]... If you wish I could...

[QUOTE=mousitsas;26566254]... If you wish I could take a pic, just let me know.[/QUOTE

Yes please, I need to see this 'steed'...

Really apprectiate yours, ManuC's and all others efforts to find...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
ahha! should be here shortly!.. ...

ahha! should be here shortly!..

http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-WrM3Mvq/0/M/WB%20Sensor-M.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-WrM3Mvq/A)

mousitsas, be keen to see where you have mounted...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Great stuff, love your work Mousitsas!!! ...

Great stuff, love your work Mousitsas!!!
Thanks for the lead on the WB sensor / gauge... ordered and hopefully will have some real data from down here to add to the collective.
Your data and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By braaap!
Hmmm, very Ghetto! It's got that post nuclear...

Hmmm, very Ghetto! It's got that post nuclear industrial aesthetic... choice :D




Nah, my bad... that looks totally shit.
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Ah, why is it that bloody work has to interrupt...

Ah, why is it that bloody work has to interrupt important tuning dialogue? :huh

Mousitsas, what sort of wideband setup do you have installed / employed? (might have missed this if you've already...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
1. Loudness is subjective, yes?... Yes it's...

1. Loudness is subjective, yes?... Yes it's 'loud' when really cracking the throttle open, but with restrained throttle use it's a deep 'burble'. Much less offensive than my old 640 without the db...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
Hi Mousitsas, hey the exhaust is not really that...

Hi Mousitsas, hey the exhaust is not really that 'trick'... off the shelf std MSR from Maccasport (nee GPR) with a slight shortening of approx 50mm at the silencer end to suit my homemade 3bolt...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 114,051
Posted By braaap!
I'm a bloody idiot, I need to trust my pants...

I'm a bloody idiot, I need to trust my pants (dyno) rather than my heart...
I reported last week some 'surging' and attributed it to headwind buffeting...
Long story short, went on an overnight...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,279
Posted By braaap!
Giorgio, I actually had a second S/S 3 hole...

Giorgio, I actually had a second S/S 3 hole flange plate made... waterjet cut just in case :)
I can send you a CAD drawing from which you can have the same cut and welded up to a slip on section of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,279
Posted By braaap!
Hi WIsixfitty! Sounds like you know your stuff,...

Hi WIsixfitty!
Sounds like you know your stuff, any pics of other pipes / systems made?
It'd be great to have options... and then maybe Pete640 will licence out the manufacture rights to his...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,279
Posted By braaap!
$685AUD MSR 2-1 system, noice! ...

$685AUD MSR 2-1 system, noice!

http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-C2LFGFr/0/M/IMG_0592-M.jpg (http://axle.smugmug.com/LC8/LC8/i-C2LFGFr/A)

No fitting instructions but it's not rocket science......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,279
Posted By braaap!
Yes, tell us more... :ear Prototype? Tuned...

Yes, tell us more... :ear

Prototype?
Tuned length?
Material, pipe sizes?
Construction methodology, pipe forming...
Hangers and hardware supplied?
AU (Peso) cost?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By braaap!
It's a starting point and you'll know pretty...

It's a starting point and you'll know pretty quick if your in the ballpark... Float height as mentioned is crucial... and please post back up in the SW7 thread when you get your kit in and tested,...
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