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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Full Power
You have a model year 2011 bike with only 2000...

You have a model year 2011 bike with only 2000 miles on it?
Better sell it to someone that will RIDE it, before the poor bike seizes from disuse.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Full Power
Modern EFI systems, employing 'small hole'...

Modern EFI systems, employing 'small hole' injectors absolutely require the best quality fuel, frequent filter exchanges, and from MY perspective, the continuous or frequent addition of ...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,416
Posted By Full Power
Had an F800GS for 13 months, have 15000 miles on....

Had an F800GS for 13 months, have 15000 miles on. fully half of that mileage has been two-up.
Packed wife up the Dalton Highway, to Prudhoe bay in 32 hours.
Took the LONG way home, stopped...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Full Power
Maybe it'd go that fast.....if the 1200GSA was...

Maybe it'd go that fast.....if the 1200GSA was dropped out of an airplane.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Full Power
6percent lower gearing, a notice able...

6percent lower gearing, a notice able improvement.
With 16 tooth front sprocket, you will have 6 percent MORE torque, in all 6 gears, and at any road speed short of rev limiter.
it is very...
Forum: Alaska 07-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
My favorite Ditchbanger

Seat Concepts cover has arrived.
and SCOTTS damper installed..
Ditchbanger keeps getting better and better.
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Big-Bore kit next ?
Anybody around local running an Athena 290cc kit ?
Forum: Alaska 07-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 145,051
Posted By Full Power
Full Power has, and will donate a NEW, freshly...

Full Power has, and will donate a NEW, freshly filled and charged battery to Charlie's estate.
Come get it anytime.
Forum: Alaska 07-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Full Power
The opposite of Liberty is Government.

The opposite of Liberty is Government.
Forum: Alaska 07-06-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Full Power
Verycool ride, glad you made video. Must have...

Verycool ride, glad you made video.
Must have just miised ya, rolled through Cantwell about midnight, 3rd July.
Banged on the door at Blubery Inn, could not raise anyone, so we pushed on to...
Forum: Alaska 07-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,872
Posted By Full Power
Sayonara Charlie Godspeed, my friend. Ride in...

Sayonara Charlie
Godspeed, my friend.
Ride in Peace.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,551
Posted By Full Power
Cory, I am very far away from being a fuel...

Cory, I am very far away from being a fuel injection technician, but I have been lead to believe that ECM parameters are held in the BMSK while disconnected from battery.

As far as I can...
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Full Power
Road to CHS is clear and dry this morning. Temps...

Road to CHS is clear and dry this morning. Temps in the high 70s all along the Richardson.
Forum: Alaska 07-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Full Power
Your memory is good, it "used to be" ..... they...

Your memory is good, it "used to be" ..... they have since cut a few corners, now it's down to 220 miles, Homer to ANC.
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Full Power
4WD recommended

Think we can get through on a GS ?
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""Weather Update July 2, 2014: Chena Hot Springs Road is not closed at any part. There is water across the road around mile 37 but it is not too deep. If...
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
Speedo correction factor is minus 14.4 percent, ...

Speedo correction factor is minus 14.4 percent,
calculated, and applied for D606 120/90-18 and 13:48 final drive.
.. Have not made any high speed operation with latest config.
Corrected 74 mph...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By Full Power
Spare socks, extra gloves, bottle of aspirin,...

Spare socks, extra gloves, bottle of aspirin, tooth brush.snacks and beverage, maybe 15 pounds.
107 pound wife on back.... we are good for a 2600 mile weekend adventure.
(Actually, she brings a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,362
Posted By Full Power
.. Solution: HID Low beam. more light,...

..
Solution: HID Low beam.
more light, less heat.
only 13,000 miles on my test unit, but so far so good.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,372
Posted By Full Power
A new front tire is about a hundred bucks. ...

A new front tire is about a hundred bucks.
Better than even chance that'll fix your problem.
If it doesn't.... at least you'll have a new front tire on.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Full Power
I'll put it this way: When I rode home on a...

I'll put it this way:
When I rode home on a WR250R... I immediately SOLD 2 bikes, both in near perfect condition.
2004 XB12S
2008 KLR650
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Don't miss 'em.
With a larger aftermarket...
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Full Power
An eerie Francophonous silence settled over the...

An eerie Francophonous silence settled over the thread.
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Full Power
Little bait and tackle shop, 4 hours south from...

Little bait and tackle shop, 4 hours south from Anchorage; just on the north edge of Anchor Point, called " The Fly Box'
The owner, Grant... will tell you everything there is to know about...
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
94 mph... perhaps a slight tailwind assist ?. ....

94 mph... perhaps a slight tailwind assist ?.
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Much happier with my 13:48 gears.
Smooth idle at 3 mph in 1st
74 mph revlimit in 4th,
will accelerate uphill in 6th. seems a good compromise.
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Full Power
The length of your 'workday' could well depend on...

The length of your 'workday' could well depend on which SIDE of the flood you are on.
Do you have source for local road report, or conditions at the water crossing area ?
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Oh, looks like...
Forum: Alaska 07-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Full Power
Little Mermaid, right next to the boat harbor on...

Little Mermaid, right next to the boat harbor on the Homer Spit knows how to cook halibut.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 43,319
Views: 8,209,227
Posted By Full Power
That is factory rev limit, on the WR250? No shit,...

That is factory rev limit, on the WR250? No shit, 13,500?
that is insanely, unbelievably high. Are we talking about the ROAD bike ? Or the enduro race engine?
I bounce off the rev limiter in 2nd,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Full Power
Go to McCarthy. Motoquest will rent you a KLR...

Go to McCarthy.
Motoquest will rent you a KLR or GS.
about 12 hours ride from Anchorage.
Stay at Ma Johnsons hotel.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 43,319
Views: 8,209,227
Posted By Full Power
First ride today, with tbe 13:48 sprocket ratio....

First ride today, with tbe 13:48 sprocket ratio.
Rear tire is D606, 120/90-18. About inch taller than stock trailwing.
Really like the 5 tooth lower gearing. 11 percent MORE torque, at all...
Forum: Alaska 06-30-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Full Power
If you are indeed through Homer in a couple days,...

If you are indeed through Homer in a couple days, stop by and say hello on your way out to the SPIT..
Homer has been conspicuously short on SUPER-GENIUSes for quite some time.
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PM for telephone...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43,319
Views: 8,209,227
Posted By Full Power
Just re-geared my WR250. 13 front, 48 tooth...

Just re-geared my WR250.
13 front, 48 tooth rear.

Hoping to get a little more usable SPEED out of 5th and 6th gear.
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QUestion : What RPM do we hit rev limit on these little bikes ?
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By Full Power
WR250R..... Yep. That's my answer.

WR250R.....
Yep. That's my answer.
Forum: Alaska 06-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
Final drive GEARING

WR250 is pretty snappy in first 3 gears, and will rev limit slowly in 4th.
Fifth and Sixth gears are hopelessly gutless.

Fifth is sort of okay from about 40 miles per hour to 80-ish, unless ...
Forum: Alaska 06-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Full Power
4 broken spokes in a day ? Is that common and...

4 broken spokes in a day ?
Is that common and expected for the Tenere?
Or, are you loaded exceptionally HEAVY?
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I carried many spare parts on my last ride to Deadhorse, but never even...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43,319
Views: 8,209,227
Posted By Full Power
.. ... Checking and cleaning and reassembling ...

..
... Checking and cleaning and reassembling connectors is GOOD advice.
It must be understood, the STATOR runs at it's full output at all times, only dependant on flywheel RPM.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Full Power
So, you are telling us that the motor 'grenaded' ?

So, you are telling us that the motor 'grenaded' ?
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Full Power
Are you able to pull an injector, and get...

Are you able to pull an injector, and get visual on spray pattern ?
try to backflush fuel filter ?
What have you tried/ checked so far ?
Are you able to source this exact product:
...
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Full Power
On Dempster Highway, Canadian fish catches YOU.

On Dempster Highway, Canadian fish catches YOU.
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
My first experience with a Steering Damper was ...

My first experience with a Steering Damper was when Australian friend HODGO was visiting, and insisted that I take his KTM 950R for a ride, I found some deep, soft sand on the Homer spit,...
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,914
Posted By Full Power
The BIKE does not really need a steering...

The BIKE does not really need a steering damper.....

After riding an F800 equipped WITH a steering damper,
I have a strong desire for my WR250 to have one also.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,794
Posted By Full Power
Please tell us more about "Reprogrammed original...

Please tell us more about "Reprogrammed original BMSK ecu "
Many of us are very curious about this possibility.
Thanks.
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,701
Posted By Full Power
http://youtu.be/-eWopfEJq48?t=2s

http://youtu.be/-eWopfEJq48?t=2s
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