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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By renogeorge
It seems to me that there are 2 brackets...

It seems to me that there are 2 brackets available. The one I bought was the only one available recently. It fits the EXC caliper but is off 2-3 mm when trying to use the Adventure caliper. ...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By renogeorge
I think the Yuasa is hard to beat. I gave in to...

I think the Yuasa is hard to beat. I gave in to the urge to try the new style/lightweight lithiums. All I can say is do some research, particularly if you ride in cold weather. I am running a...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By renogeorge
The rotor holes on my disc are not countersunk. ...

The rotor holes on my disc are not countersunk. I used the original hex head bolts. With those the sensor to bolt head clearance is very tight. Without measuring, I would say 1-1.5 mm. I don't...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 248,073
Posted By renogeorge
Most street bikes have a tip over switch which...

Most street bikes have a tip over switch which cuts power when bike is on its side. I don't know about the 640. Maybe it is not resetting properly when bike is righted. Just a thought....

FWIW
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By renogeorge
After 10,000+ miles, I am very happy with my 2007...

After 10,000+ miles, I am very happy with my 2007 after installing the SW7 (ITG) open filter and 2 into 1. With Tune ECU remap, I have completely eliminated the throttle snatchiness. Mileage is...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,418
Posted By renogeorge
I completely removed the ABS on my 2007 many...

I completely removed the ABS on my 2007 many months back. Pretty easy. Wiring is all just a plug/unplug situation, with entire ABS wire loom coming off in one piece. Bought non ABS brake lines and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By renogeorge
I have 2 of these batteries, 1 in a 990 and 1 in...

I have 2 of these batteries, 1 in a 990 and 1 in a 300. I have had issues with low charging voltage on both. Here is the link to the Shorai State of Charge info. From my experience you need to be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 76,961
Posted By renogeorge
If you'll waive the age limit, I'm in....

If you'll waive the age limit, I'm in....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 76,961
Posted By renogeorge
I am having a used Ohlins I bought serviced and...

I am having a used Ohlins I bought serviced and revalved here.

http://www.fastbikeindustries.com/

Good recommendations, price is reasonable, we'll see....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By renogeorge
With fingers crossed, I have been fine with the...

With fingers crossed, I have been fine with the Shorai in my 990 after upgrading my voltage regulator. No real cold weather yet. I carry a jump start battery with me as backup.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By renogeorge
2 into 1 for weight and heat reduction and allows...

2 into 1 for weight and heat reduction and allows the Adventure tank. Works very well for me too.

FWIW
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By renogeorge
I have a carbon fiber Remus which is pretty...

I have a carbon fiber Remus which is pretty quiet. I switched from a single FMF with SA which was way too loud for my old guy tastes....I had been hanging onto the FMF in case the SA deal got to be...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By renogeorge
Have you tried Remus to see if they have an SA...

Have you tried Remus to see if they have an SA insert?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By renogeorge
Very happy with my Adventure Tank. 10k miles on...

Very happy with my Adventure Tank. 10k miles on and off road--no problems.

FWIW
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By renogeorge
I am also very happy with the single disc setup. ...

I am also very happy with the single disc setup. It meets my needs on and off road.

I will add that removing the ABS on my 2007 may have been a big part of the improvement. I'm no ABS expert. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 97,173
Posted By renogeorge
Trail Bike Sportsmen Club

I don't know how many of you guys saw Chas M's earlier post. But this is a GREAT club. Good guys with riders in all ability ranges. They know the riding spots, where to camp and when to go. Only...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By renogeorge
Haven't ridden an 1190. But on a stock geared...

Haven't ridden an 1190. But on a stock geared 990 you would be lugging quite a bit at 55 in 6th gear.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 788
Posted By renogeorge
In. Intakes will be the first to tighten up, ...

In. Intakes will be the first to tighten up, How quickly and how much depends on how bike is ridden. Rev it hard and they will tighten up faster.

FWIW
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,602
Posted By renogeorge
There are other threads which get into improving...

There are other threads which get into improving the 2007. Maybe check out the Tune ECU thread. Just depends on what you want to do--re map, change intake,......From my experience the 2007 can be...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By renogeorge
Personal preference I guess. I tend to keep the...

Personal preference I guess. I tend to keep the rear tank valve closed and run the front tanks down when riding off road. I like getting the weight off the front end and kind of like getting 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 788
Posted By renogeorge
I am not looking at a chart. But yes going to...

I am not looking at a chart. But yes going to the looser side is good if you are in there anyway and shims are available in the increments you need. They always get tighter unless something...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 449,363
Posted By renogeorge
So, I would think that running this map on a bike...

So, I would think that running this map on a bike with freer flowing dual slip ons would lean out the mixture some. At least going in the right direction?

I also found the original CPR map to be...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By renogeorge
I have had similar experience with mine. It is...

I have had similar experience with mine. It is all in the fuel level equalizing between the 3 tanks. I have had the light go off when first opening the valve from the aux tank, as fuel fills the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 449,363
Posted By renogeorge
I sent you one I have been running on my '07 for...

I sent you one I have been running on my '07 for 2-3,000 miles. No dyno or even A/F analysis. But much better than stock for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By renogeorge
I am running the MEFO SE rear. It's been fine...

I am running the MEFO SE rear. It's been fine tubless with Goop for now.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By renogeorge
I have a 2007 US version--first year Fuel...

I have a 2007 US version--first year Fuel Injected. Good bike. No immobilizer. Yes snatchy throttle but manageable. Valve adjustments like all 950/990, require tank and carb/throttle body...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By renogeorge
Good tip on the silicone seal. I have had decent...

Good tip on the silicone seal. I have had decent luck with "Goop". But have had to go back and chase small leaks with another layer of Goop. Problem seems to me to be the entrapment of air/bubbles...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By renogeorge
2007, 40k miles, 38 mpg US. SW7 intake, 2 into...

2007, 40k miles, 38 mpg US. SW7 intake, 2 into 1, re map.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 76,961
Posted By renogeorge
Can't make this one. Have fun!

Can't make this one. Have fun!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By renogeorge
I'd pull tank. Check fuel line connections and...

I'd pull tank. Check fuel line connections and for kink in line from pump to carbs. Check that carbs properly seated on manifolds. Pull air box cover, stacks and filter--check for fuel getting to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By renogeorge
Fuel line disconnects can be a problem--remove,...

Fuel line disconnects can be a problem--remove, check, re- connect.

Cranks but doesn't fire? Won't crank?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,404
Posted By renogeorge
Both front and rears are at best just slightly...

Both front and rears are at best just slightly better than a street tire in terms of off road performance. They are a little unpredictable (although bearable) on wet pavement. The profile on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,404
Posted By renogeorge
Been riding more dirt lately. After bad results...

Been riding more dirt lately. After bad results with Heidenau rear on a Copper Canyon trip, I have switched to the Mefo rear along with TKC front on 990 Adventure. Still a compromise setup with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By renogeorge
I have used them for years on 450s. I thunk they...

I have used them for years on 450s. I thunk they are great. Once jetted, I only play with the fuel screw for riding sea level to 10000'. I would definitely get them for my 950 if I hadn't switched...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 449,363
Posted By renogeorge
Damn you guys! Just when I have almost convinced...

Damn you guys! Just when I have almost convinced myself that my primitive re map is good enough, you start this sh*t.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,961
Posted By renogeorge
Lectricity is funny that way.....glad you are...

Lectricity is funny that way.....glad you are getting it sorted out.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By renogeorge
Well, maybe you could check the clutch switch AND...

Well, maybe you could check the clutch switch AND the sidestand switch too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By renogeorge
I rode through there a couple weeks back. ...

I rode through there a couple weeks back. Antelope looked full and the whole area looked green and healthy. Lots of good back roads to/from Stampede area. Genesee for burgers and beer. Great area.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 89,584
Posted By renogeorge
From experience with the carbed 950 and FI 990, I...

From experience with the carbed 950 and FI 990, I can assure you that the discoloration on the rear intakes is normal with the stock air box/breather routing. I haven't seen an 1190 airbox in...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By renogeorge
Carb not seated on manifold? Spark plug loose?

Carb not seated on manifold? Spark plug loose?
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