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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By mait
Rob, you've been a bad boy :evil Do you...

Rob, you've been a bad boy :evil

Do you know what idle jets and pilot air jets you have in your pumpers? Just curious.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Derek, I think it makes sense to install 1...

Derek,
I think it makes sense to install 1 size larger pilot air jet to reduce vacuum effect and correspondingly larger pilot jet to keep mix ratio. What do you think?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Thanks Stefan, this may be true! I know I was...

Thanks Stefan, this may be true! I know I was running a bit lean side on idle.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 366,981
Posted By mait
No worries, Derek replied my question on DR750 &...

No worries, Derek replied my question on DR750 & DR800 owners thread. Probably need heavier return spring.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Thanks Derek! I was hoping indeed that you'll...

Thanks Derek! I was hoping indeed that you'll respond here.
The return spring is 3-step adjustable but it is on its hardest position already.
I will open the tops of the carbs to see if there is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Pumpers rermain revving high

Any of you gurus can explain why the throttle does not come back to stop immediately? They are Mikuni pumpers TM36-68
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM3tti5HMJA...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 366,981
Posted By mait
Forgot to mention - it only happens when the...

Forgot to mention - it only happens when the engine is running. When the engine is shut down, the trotlle goes to stop position quicker than lightning. It is like vacuum from the cylinder keeps the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 366,981
Posted By mait
TM36 revs don't drop immediately

I know it is not BST-40 but I did not find a dedicated pumper thread.
Any of you gurus can explain why the throttle does not come back to stop immediately?
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
It has been done but with a lot of modifications....

It has been done but with a lot of modifications. I am not aware which bikes the swingarms came from.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16,502
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Posted By mait
Welcome Sten, another Estonian Big on this forum!...

Welcome Sten, another Estonian Big on this forum!
Ray (Ladder106) is right, SR42 does not have the back torque limiter starter gear. Always turn off the engine using the deco lever.
I recommend...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Very nice, Radeki :D I would highlight 4:25 -...

Very nice, Radeki :D
I would highlight 4:25 - 4:46 of that video. This is what big adventure bikes are all about. Waiting for the spring...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,623
Posted By mait
When I chose the tent I had following criteria in...

When I chose the tent I had following criteria in my mind:

a) two person tent to accomodate myself and my gear

b) tent must have 2 vestibules - one to store wet and muddy riding gear, boots...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Rob the tanks are so much custom work, I hope you...

Rob the tanks are so much custom work, I hope you were not asking seriously. Shipping would kill the business anyway and they are not plug and play. I have relocated air filter, battery and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Toshimoto, I am interested in your shield project...

Toshimoto, I am interested in your shield project for the Big. Been thinking about a taller and wider screen for m SR42 for a while, too.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
MrPopples, check the tank cap vent too. Probably...

MrPopples, check the tank cap vent too. Probably too easy but worth a try.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Leo, good point about the sharp edges. I didn't...

Leo, good point about the sharp edges. I didn't even think about it. The tanks will not protrude much, I hope it will not be a problem.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
rear tanks

To compensate the tank volume that I lost due to moving the air filter between front tanks:

http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx178/maitkindlam/06042014689_zps8d4f347f.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
nice shot

nice shot
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,307
Posted By mait
:lurk come on my friend, how long we have to...

:lurk

come on my friend, how long we have to wait for the update?
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
I have spark again :clap. It was a very simple...

I have spark again :clap. It was a very simple fault but I would have struggled finding it without a help from my friend who knows electricity much better than me. One round connector near the CDI...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
I hope so. It is strange that it gives at least...

I hope so. It is strange that it gives at least one spark to each spark plug and that is all. Next try will give again one spark. etc etc. I will check all connections and switches.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Its not carbs, damnit

Sorry its me again :)

So I tested everything as suggested.
Oil is clean, no sign of fuel in crankcase.
Fuel pump vacuum line seems OK.
Replacing 140 main jets with 125-s did not have any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Rob, I have 106mm standard compression piston....

Rob, I have 106mm standard compression piston. And large foam filter with alloy airbox. But for some reason I could not get engine running above 3/4 throttle opening. I tried every mainjet size...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Still not running.

So another hour and drained battery later I still couldn't get the bike running.
Temps outside 0 Celsius (32F), in shed with the help of small heater maybe 4C (39F).

I drained the carbs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Thanks Ray, fresh fuel is definitely worth a try...

Thanks Ray, fresh fuel is definitely worth a try and easy enough to do it. The fuel has been in the tanks for 3 months. I used to be sceptic about fuel aging theory but my own dad swore that his lawn...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Mikuni pumpers knowledge needed

Guys,

My Big has been sitting for 3 months because it is winter here in the North. The weather is quite mild here this weekend, +5 degrees Celsius. So I thought I'd fire it up just to see if the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 875,572
Posted By mait
sorry my computer's playing tricks on me, good...

sorry my computer's playing tricks on me,
good job all F5ers, keep on going
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 875,572
Posted By mait
I hope there's no serious reason to get worried...

I hope there's no serious reason to get worried about Laia? She's not through WP2 yet
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Yes 25 is correct. This is the one I bought: ...

Yes 25 is correct.
This is the one I bought:
SKF 99098 Speedie Sleeve Shaft Repair 24.94-25.04mm
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Shane, I just repaired the shaft with SKF Speedie...

Shane, I just repaired the shaft with SKF Speedie Sleeve. There was a visible groove on the shaft. Speedie sleeve seems to work perfectly. No more dripping oil.

Take your time to polish the...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 280,865
Posted By mait
This is exactly what I've done. Only drawback is...

This is exactly what I've done. Only drawback is when adding stabilizer in PowerDirector the Virb gauges start jumping around on the screen.
There is a possibility to avoid this but it is quite...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 187,525
Posted By mait
http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx178/maitkindl...

http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx178/maitkindlam/Venemaal%200814/26082014761_zps5fb01ef8.jpg

In Novorzev, Russia.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
who would buy a dead cat anyway? :huh :rofl

who would buy a dead cat anyway? :huh
:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Stefan your ears were right, the bike was running...

Stefan your ears were right, the bike was running lean while making this video. I've replaced main jets to one size bigger since that (#140 now) and it is much better. I could not open the throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
Ray, The Big keeps up well with 660 Teneres...

Ray,
The Big keeps up well with 660 Teneres and Africa Twins powerwise. It is more about the rider than the machine really. I have seen guys doing miracles offroad on heavy GS1200 bikes.
Teneres...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16,502
Views: 2,777,131
Posted By mait
These tank protectors look awesome, Stefan is the...

These tank protectors look awesome, Stefan is the man :clap
He also helped me a lot with knowledge how to install SR43 starter motor to older models. I have finished the conversion now and it works...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 280,865
Posted By mait
ER70S-2 For rear suspension view the camera...

ER70S-2

For rear suspension view the camera was mounted to the rear footpeg holder and front suspension view it was mounted just on the side of the tank.
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 280,865
Posted By mait
So far quite happy with my virb elite + remote. ...

So far quite happy with my virb elite + remote.
Camera was aboard my Suzuki DR800, various locations:

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/109310449" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 280,865
Posted By mait
The mounts are OK, except it is hard to fine tune...

The mounts are OK, except it is hard to fine tune the angles due to the little teeth. On the other side these teeth secure the joints very well.
It is the camera's shape itself that does not allow...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,647
Posted By mait
Me and my buddy used SMH-10 on a 5 day trip. We...

Me and my buddy used SMH-10 on a 5 day trip. We had pouring rain on day 1 and occasional rain during whole trip. We had some issues on day 1 but nothing major. The connection between two units...
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