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Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By chewbacca2264
Thanks have already checked these out before I...

Thanks have already checked these out before I serviced the pump, what I am having a hard time grasping is how after replacing the o-rings and and filters then reinstalling the pump can it work for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By chewbacca2264
fuel pump argghh wtf!!!!

Okay I have had it with this.....put the fuel pump back in yesterday and static test was perfect. Spent the afternoon putting the tank back on adding the oil extension line etc. Fired the big girl...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By chewbacca2264
leaky fuel pump info

Hey guys,

As I have previously posted on here I had a leaky fuel pump that started late last season, drained the tanks and left it till a few weeks ago when the tear down began. I picked up viton...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 39,533
Posted By chewbacca2264
Wicked Big thanks to CJ, just received the...

Big thanks to CJ, just received the extension.......going on as soon as all the parts are in for the fuel pump so I can put her back together! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By chewbacca2264
Okay lots of searching and I can only find part...

Okay lots of searching and I can only find part number 1201t321 from Mcmaster-Carr, I believe that this is the smaller of the two o-rings. Does anyone have a part number for the second o-ring?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By chewbacca2264
yeah searching has led me to believe that the...

yeah searching has led me to believe that the pump is not the issue, I see I can get the mcmaster o-rings pretty cheap so that is a no brainer. Holy smoke the best I can find the filter set for is...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By chewbacca2264
fuel pump wtf!!!

Hey guys,

Last fall my left tank began to leak, since it was just before winter I went ahead and winterized her and put her away. Been having some warm weather here so I finally decided to tear...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By chewbacca2264
left tank leaking gas

Hey guys,

My 08 990 Adventure is leaking gas from the left tank. Haven't had a chance to look at it yet because I am working the next two days. Just started a few days ago and the wife smelled...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Originally Posted by chrish4ku...

Originally Posted by chrish4ku http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16427542#post16427542)
So I have been running the stock...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,768
Posted By chewbacca2264
Well let's see here, I think I will avoid any of...

Well let's see here, I think I will avoid any of the controversy floating in this thread...........and since I tend to measure maintenance work in number of beers consumed here is my take on changing...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Dusty, Ok following what you are up...

Dusty,

Ok following what you are up to.....haven't touched the butterflies on mine......will I still see improvement by disabling? I too would like better mileage......but hate the way it runs...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Hey Dusty thanks for the work, just out of...

Hey Dusty thanks for the work, just out of curiosity I noticed that on your modified stock map you have o2 sensor enabled all other junk off. Caught me off guard because most who are working with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
The 40 ratings were all on the stock map with...

The 40 ratings were all on the stock map with stock exhaust....going to the Q4's on the stock map knocked mileage down to high 30's (though early in the season with more idle time to warm up). ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
This is what I am worried about, stock map was...

This is what I am worried about, stock map was around 46mpg with the 17t front, dropped to 40-42 when I went to the 16t front. I can live with the 40 range but do not want to see 30-35.....gas is...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Running the 07-08 map and O2 sensors are...

Running the 07-08 map and O2 sensors are disabled.......I believe Dusty has had good luck with the Akra map with 02 sensors enabled so that will probably be my next move since I am a novice with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Okay so when I finally got the computer issues...

Okay so when I finally got the computer issues cleared up I loaded the akra map onto my 08 that has Q4's on it. Much better throttle response and noticed no hunting between 3500-4000 rpm range. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 465,993
Posted By chewbacca2264
Edited post: struggled getting drivers loaded...

Edited post: struggled getting drivers loaded for the cable but finally figured it out........computer moron here!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By chewbacca2264
Okay 2 of 3 problems solved: 1. Unhooked...

Okay 2 of 3 problems solved:

1. Unhooked the battery for 30 min then did the 15 minute idle trick again and fueling cleaned right up.......that is at least back to as good as it has ever been. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By chewbacca2264
rough running adv

Hey guys,

Just recently completed some upgrads to the bike and took my first long ride yesterday. Noticed that the surging is worse than ever and is now effecting the bike on the highway at a...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By chewbacca2264
abs question

Guys,

Having some issues with the abs on my 08 Adventure, the abs light comes on when I fire her up then usually goes back off when I start riding. Problem is usually after just a couple of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By chewbacca2264
Well the Denali lights claim to draw only 1.5...

Well the Denali lights claim to draw only 1.5 amps and the heated grips claim 3 amps so figuring a bit high still only in the 5-6 amp range. Hooked the grips to acc2 with no issues and they work...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By chewbacca2264
electrical heated grip?

Hey guys,

Just installing a set of symtec heated grips, I would like to use acc2 so that the grips will be switched. Problem is I already have a set of led lights wired up to acc2. The lights...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By chewbacca2264
Thanks guys, Just got an email back from...

Thanks guys,

Just got an email back from Paul in about 5 minutes, he is shipping the proper one out and doing an exchange for me. It is the 90mm, guess that is what I get for being lazy and not...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By chewbacca2264
hdb top clamp

Hey guys feeling a bit like a fool. Just received my Highway Dirbikes top clamp from Paul and it looks awesome.....then took it out to check the bike and uh oh ordered the wrong size. Bike was not...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,074
Posted By chewbacca2264
dog carrier suggestions

Hey guys,

I usually spend most of my time over in the OC as I ride a KTM 990 Adventure. I have been researching dog carriers as I would like to be able to transport my 26-30lb beagle on my bike....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-08-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 95,590
Posted By chewbacca2264
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g8/tjpreston/100...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g8/tjpreston/100_3793.jpg


This is my rescue beagle Phoebe....kept running away from the neighbors and I kept pulling her off the railroad tracks that run in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-08-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 95,590
Posted By chewbacca2264
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g8/tjpreston/bab...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g8/tjpreston/babyflash.jpg

This is my buddy Flash, he hangs out at the family farm guarding his alpaca buddies......awesome dog whose natural instincts never...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By chewbacca2264
Welcome, great looking bike! This forum is a...

Welcome, great looking bike! This forum is a great place as we have everything from dummies like me to experts to help you farkle her up!:D One request is that you dive in on the tune ecu bandwagon...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,901
Posted By chewbacca2264
Amsoil in everything from farm tractors to the...

Amsoil in everything from farm tractors to the good ol 990.......hasn't let me down yet! Run the cycle 10-40 in the bike, though honestly despite being an amsoil guy I can't tell one bit of...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,047
Posted By chewbacca2264
Dude to say I am jealous would be a complete...

Dude to say I am jealous would be a complete understatement! Even though I am a KTM guy all the way to add an HP2 to the fleet would be..........better not even think about it or the wife will kick...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,552
Posted By chewbacca2264
Bingo purchased my 08 last March and by September...

Bingo purchased my 08 last March and by September the battery was shot, had the tender was just too lazy to use it. Purchased the cable shown above with a new battery cause I am lazy just like...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,432
Posted By chewbacca2264
Jeep Grand Cherokee with modified tilt snowmobile...

Jeep Grand Cherokee with modified tilt snowmobile trailer.............sorry can't find pics right now..........only towed once when it was brand new and was waiting for reconstructive shoulder...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,561
Posted By chewbacca2264
The black one is faster......:lol3......still the...

The black one is faster......:lol3......still the orange aint bad!!! I will send some pics of the led's along sorry I forgot!!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By chewbacca2264
Nope!!! Buy It!!

Nope!!! Buy It!!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By chewbacca2264
yup check battery under load, I have the same...

yup check battery under load, I have the same problem and went to the local shop and found that the battery under load is only at 11 amps, enough to run the lights but not enough to turn the engine...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By chewbacca2264
Well that certainly was easier than expected,...

Well that certainly was easier than expected, removed the right tank and fairing, spliced 16ga wire to the provided battery connection. Then connected to the positive post on the right side of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By chewbacca2264
denali light wiring

Hey guys,

I am a very electrically challenged guy.....that said just bought the denali lights for the big 990 and seeing as my battery is shot and can't get one till tuesday thought I would...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,644
Posted By chewbacca2264
I faced the same dilemma a few weeks ago, the 08...

I faced the same dilemma a few weeks ago, the 08 for 10,500 was too good of a deal to pass up. Crash bars, fork springs and a couple of other mild farkles later I am very much in love with this...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By chewbacca2264
:lol3 just what I was thinking!!!!

:lol3 just what I was thinking!!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By chewbacca2264
James, Don't worry I have already...

James,

Don't worry I have already considered sending em out to ya, unfortunately right now I am saddled with only having one working arm, not sure I am up for taking the fork off one handed! ...
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