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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,362
Posted By Dustodust
The roadstercycle SH 0020 do it yourself kit has...

The roadstercycle SH 0020 do it yourself kit has everything you need with the highest quality wires and plugs
just follow the directions exactly and dont cut any corners
I mounted mine in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Dustodust
??/ empty tank and full tank has nothing to do...

??/
empty tank and full tank has nothing to do with this cold start enrichment system (choke)
consistant fuel is supplied by the fuel pump which has a built in check valve so the line is always...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Dustodust
Getting closer Starter jet fuel line will be...

Getting closer
Starter jet fuel line will be Tee tapped into the existing fuel line with the toggle switch wired into the fuel pump timer to trigger the automotive 12 volt electric gasoline fuel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Dustodust
maybe the belleville spring #11 is not contacting...

maybe the belleville spring #11 is not contacting the special size lining disk #10 ?
the clutch has to be stacked just right or it will just spin and have no chance to grab

the factory KTM shop...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Dustodust
what do you mean by "toast" is that white,wheat...

what do you mean by "toast"
is that white,wheat or sourdough ?

was the Facet running intermittently ?
was it running but not enough volume ?
was the inlet screen plugged with dirt ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Dustodust
Little Trail Ride

Nothing like a weekend camping/ trailride to clear the mind and recharge the attitude
Life can sure have some good times
View from the campsite this morning with a cup of coffee before a short...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Dustodust
How hard was that took 30 seconds off my life...

How hard was that
took 30 seconds off my life :
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Time-Sert-1012-M10-x-1-25-Metric-Thread-Repair-Kit-/291416554668?hash=item43d9c7bcac&item=291416554668&vxp=mtr
you owe me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 76,585
Posted By Dustodust
what are you saying ! .....it should have a...

what are you saying ! .....it should have a starbucks logo on the tank ?

hey nice bike collection !
I want that

well at least we are closer to Giff-Pinch
all you got down there in Bend is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 76,585
Posted By Dustodust
http://s27.postimg.org/c66iscomr/1528547_677803308...

http://s27.postimg.org/c66iscomr/1528547_677803308938908_755432364_n.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
all of the FCR MX's comes with "chokes" the FCR...

all of the FCR MX's comes with "chokes"
the FCR MX is all different than the FCR Flatslide Racing
Most FCR flatside Racing carbs came without choke

the FCR Racing Downdraft carbs is what we...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
yes good idea a cable pulling a petcock or...

yes good idea
a cable pulling a petcock or ball valve lever with a strong enough spring to send it to normally closed

It seems to work better than the CV chokes
I am sure it may benefit from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
good catch yes I realized that after I...

good catch
yes I realized that after I posted,.... brainstorm soon turned to drizzle
fuel in lines will equalize to level in tank
On the bright side, gravity flow is more manageable than pump...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
my enrichment jet system 42 pilot jet from an...

my enrichment jet system
42 pilot jet from an FCR MX carb fitted into a section of brass tubing that is soldered into threaded fitting with enough clearance around the pilot jet to allow...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Perhaps your needle was not allowing enough...

Perhaps your needle was not allowing enough vaucuum
and even the slightest leak in the line will cause it to not pull liquid

I used FCR MX pilot jets size 42 to double the fuel to air mixture....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
not necesarry, that was what I call Starting...

not necesarry, that was what I call Starting Ritual enrichment, it was used back in the 1970's on the Amal carbs because the butterfly choke would not work on a two stroke
when we would start an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
started up like a standard choke, no long...

started up like a standard choke, no long cranking it just started like it was warmed up, idled slightly high and ran the fuel down till it warmed up and time to turn off the choke cause it started...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
I am thinking I may find a clean way to tap a...

I am thinking I may find a clean way to tap a long tube into the top of one of the fuel tanks
with a petcock shut off right there at hand
that way the on/off control will be solved
if I abandon...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
WELL I'LL BE DAMNED !!! my jets worked...

WELL I'LL BE DAMNED !!!
my jets worked perfectly from a siphon source
I went out to the cold garage, bike stone cold been sitting all day it is only 54F but there is no way these carbs would EVER...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Yes if the vacuum line sits in fuel exposed...

Yes
if the vacuum line sits in fuel exposed to atmospheric pressure (not a sealed vessel) it should pull it in
...and ( correct me if I am wrong) venturi effect must have a larger port at the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Dustodust
+1 should be done periodically also check...

+1
should be done periodically

also check swingarm pivot bearings and the swingarm through bolt torque which is also the primary engine mount
a critical safety point
loose/worn swingarm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
so Paul here are my latest concepts in napkin CAD...

so Paul here are my latest concepts in napkin CAD :
On the left is chainsaw carb mounted on top of air filter
the walbro carb does not care what position it is in, it is not biased by gravity ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By Dustodust
thats normal for me TKC or D606 I run low...

thats normal for me
TKC or D606
I run low pressure 25-30 because it is safer less chance to lose the front in a turn
I prefer optimum handling to life of tire
I would rather have a quick...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
check this out might be on to something here ...

check this out
might be on to something here
two Walbro carbs ( the ones used in Stihl chainsaws )one in the top of each air filter they are abouit 1.5 x 1.5 inches square
they pump fuel on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
here is a diagram of a model carb from KB it...

here is a diagram of a model carb from KB
it seems like I could just add the fuel pump hose and dial in a mixture

reduce the ouput to fit through either my jet in the intake or the small hole ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
the more I think of it now that you mentioned it ...

the more I think of it now that you mentioned it
a model race motor carb is basically a minature vacuum fuel pump that voporizes small molecule fuel
if the jet was enlarged it may just do the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Great minds think alike I was just thinking of...

Great minds think alike
I was just thinking of connecting a chainsaw carburetor to the manifold . It might work if it could tap into the backside of the slide but any enrichment will need to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Dustodust
yes good idea I was all over that idea but...

yes
good idea
I was all over that idea but realized I already have a pump that is ultra low PSI pressure, all I need to do is tap in to the line .
I would prefer a manual shut off to electronic...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Great idea that we have been kicking around for...

Great idea that we have been kicking around for years
The FCR MX like the 2002 up KTM single (RFS) and Honda CRF uses is completly different, none of the parts interchange
the 2002 thru 2003 was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Dustodust
FCR chokes Part 2

progress , Now that I have the FCRs installed and running tops:
first step is understanding how FCR chokes work
there is an air passage (venturi passage) that enters the top air cleaner side of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,743
Posted By Dustodust
do ONE AT A TIME to avoid mixing anything up ...

do ONE AT A TIME to avoid mixing anything up
when you find the TDC marks use a paint marker (from a welding supply shop)
to mark the cams
<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 76,585
Posted By Dustodust
Great art piece Gregor ! :freaky

Great art piece Gregor !
:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 76,585
Posted By Dustodust
+1 why does anyone think it necessary to bash...

+1
why does anyone think it necessary to bash their head against the keyboard like that

http://i.imgur.com/u3lWw.gif
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
here is what I took off runs PERFECT(for...

here is what I took off
runs PERFECT(for Suction carbs)
well as good as it gets for suxion carbs
sounded really really good with that airbox too.....
<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Here is the hole in my head ! <a...

Here is the hole in my head !
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/101983905@N04/16651586343" title="DSC02841 by DAVID MILLER, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
Heres where the choke plunger should be ...

Heres where the choke plunger should be

just to the left of the I in Keihin
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/101983905@N04/16651590403" title="DSC02827 by DAVID MILLER, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
the FCR MX just has a plunger you pull on that...

the FCR MX just has a plunger you pull on that opens a venturi port that feeds a set enrichment jet and it works great
my 525 starts first time every time , idles high then I shut the plunger and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
now I am leaning toward just adding a pilot jet...

now I am leaning toward just adding a pilot jet to the intake ports, tapped into the float bowl bottom drain plug with a petcock inline accessed from the side of the tank
it would do the same thing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Dustodust
if you put the flex jets in wrong , like without...

if you put the flex jets in wrong , like without the tiny o-ring (sometimes it stays stuck up there) they can unscrew themselves
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Dustodust
The TPS is a dead horse those things are just...

The TPS is a dead horse
those things are just dingleballs to keep the EPA off the manufacturers a$$, they pretty much do nothing

my bet would be stuck float ( if you are smelling a lot of gas) ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dustodust
sort of like fuel injection enrichemnt at the...

sort of like fuel injection enrichemnt at the carb intake
reminds me of my 89 chevy pickup TBI (throttle body injection)
if i remember correctly it had injectors at the top of a throttle body...
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