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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,403
Posted By Zuber
Way out of state for a couple of weeks. Going to...

Way out of state for a couple of weeks. Going to an even hotter place.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By Zuber
The oil pressure switch will leak some times, but...

The oil pressure switch will leak some times, but usually it is the copper crush washer where it attaches to the head.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Zuber
Common problem. Try reading the HOW some time. ...

Common problem. Try reading the HOW some time.

Remove the rear bolt and pull the tank out past the side cover. Loosen the top bolt until it has only one thread remaining. Get the lower bolt...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Zuber
I'm from Missouri, my wife is from Oklahoma. ...

I'm from Missouri, my wife is from Oklahoma.

She's a social climber.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By Zuber
I worked at a Ossa shop in 1972 when these were...

I worked at a Ossa shop in 1972 when these were sold new. I rode a 175 Pioneer at one enduro. Had a MAR. Our shop even had Mick over two year's in a row to put on Trials Schools and a trials even....
Forum: 2 smokers 08-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,615
Posted By Zuber
My first time in the 2 smoke thread... I...

My first time in the 2 smoke thread...

I worked at a Suzuki shop when these were new. Fantastic motor, Suzuki was way ahead of the others. The frame, not so much. Minimum, replace the steering...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By Zuber
It's the tire. Most of the knobbies, except for...

It's the tire. Most of the knobbies, except for the TKC80 with high pressure, will cause wobbles. Put on a street tire or a good Scorpion A/T that isn't defective and it will help a lot.

The...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By Zuber
Would not be surprised if few dealers ever...

Would not be surprised if few dealers ever checked or adjusted your valves before.

Go for the loose end of the adjustments.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Zuber
The ABS is not a big problem. Easy to turn it...

The ABS is not a big problem. Easy to turn it off. I rarely find it a problem except on very steep down hills. The hoses will be just a little short when you put on the long travel forks, but it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Zuber
Empty Truck, OR - OK - OR

Not sure if this is the right venue, but thought this may help an inmate move a bike or whatever/whomever.

I'm driving from W. Oregon to central Oklahoma on Aug 11th-14th. Empty 3/4 t Pickup,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,244
Views: 1,411,374
Posted By Zuber
Same gear design since 2000 and most of those are...

Same gear design since 2000 and most of those are running the original gears with zero problems. I've only seen problems like this from previous mechanics not installing the clutch basket correctly.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,775
Posted By Zuber
Did the motor mounts line up ok? Tweaked mounts...

Did the motor mounts line up ok? Tweaked mounts or frame will create some harmonics on some bikes.

Steering head bearings tight? Wonder if the races are loose in the frame or on the steering...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Zuber
+1 on dragging rear brake. Make sure your...

+1 on dragging rear brake.

Make sure your rear master is still venting. The rubber membrane can totally seal at the cover. It is supposed to breath through those little slots in the cover. If...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12,173
Views: 662,691
Posted By Zuber
Did it say 'Ride' or did it say 'Run'? I don't...

Did it say 'Ride' or did it say 'Run'? I don't do 'Runs'.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
Butterflys IN. I don't know of any maps on the...

Butterflys IN. I don't know of any maps on the TuneEcu site for butterflys out.

Interesting that the map has the O2 turned ON. Most Akro's for the USA have the O2 sensors turned off. That map...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Zuber
The main o-ring will get dry, you can usually...

The main o-ring will get dry, you can usually just over power it and twist the knob CW.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,357
Posted By Zuber
You want the valve faces to be perfect cones. If...

You want the valve faces to be perfect cones. If you lap them, it will grind the center of the faces more and you'll get cupped faces. Then they will rub more and wear more and not pinch out the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By Zuber
That's way rich. Floats change everything. Set...

That's way rich. Floats change everything. Set them to 3.5 and leave them alone. With 45 low speed jets, you should have the flex jets at only 1 turn. At 40 deg, it should take full choke for 20...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Zuber
'Generally' you don't need to adjust the sync...

'Generally' you don't need to adjust the sync unless you make drastic changes, removed the airbox, new 2-1 exhaust, etc.

I've seen the sync way off on stock bikes. Went through the valves,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Zuber
I've welded several plastic tanks, no problem. ...

I've welded several plastic tanks, no problem.

I've fixed a Safari tank that had a 3/4" tear in it. There's a plastic cleaner from Urethane Supply in Alabama that is made to prep plastic for...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Zuber
I think he means the spring preloader, the big...

I think he means the spring preloader, the big black knob. It will stick, it takes some force to break it loose. If you can't break it loose with your hand, remove the screw on the end, pull the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Zuber
If the TB's are not balanced, the engine is...

If the TB's are not balanced, the engine is pulling harder on one cylinder, idling on the other, more vibes, less power.

You need vacuum lines extended from the engine intake ports back to under...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
Thanks for the replies!! I'm just looking...

Thanks for the replies!!

I'm just looking for a simple fix for the irritating flat spot at 3800-4100 rpm. Somebody had mentioned the 2nd throttles had an effect on this.

On steady...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,214
Posted By Zuber
That's just crazy talk.

That's just crazy talk.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Zuber
Get an 8x1.25 theaded rod from McMaster-Carr. ...

Get an 8x1.25 theaded rod from McMaster-Carr. You can make enough of these for all your friends. The annodized black is hard enough for removing crank bolts. Not so for the zinc coated rod.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
Bottom of pg 173. Chart for vacuum vs. voltage...

Bottom of pg 173. Chart for vacuum vs. voltage on the MAP sensors.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633558&page=173
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By Zuber
Don't go with thicker oil. It will mostly effect...

Don't go with thicker oil. It will mostly effect the low speed damping and not do much in the high speed damping that you need. It will be harsh and still bottom on big hits. In order: 1. springs,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Zuber
The 07-up 'S' or 'R' models and the 07-up 'Std'...

The 07-up 'S' or 'R' models and the 07-up 'Std' models will swap easy. The brake hoses are just 'a little' tight on the Std after the swap, but it works.

ABS on the taller suspension makes it...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
No, the shafts move but no effect on the engine. ...

No, the shafts move but no effect on the engine.

Disable, but leave the discs? Not good I expect. It will probably just leave them shut. Not the best plan for power or economy.

The shafts...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Zuber
FYI, look up spoke wheel dish, like for bicycles.

FYI, look up spoke wheel dish, like for bicycles.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Zuber
I did one of these last week. It was leaking...

I did one of these last week. It was leaking from the 'D' shaped plugs on the RH side. Instead of tearing the bike down, I just pulled the two spark plug coils, pulled the cover bolts and lifted...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By Zuber
Sounds like you got it. But, some times the...

Sounds like you got it. But, some times the little 'E' clip will fall off the cross over petcocks. It will then shut off, but never open again.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,624
Posted By Zuber
Too late now, but may you serve as a warning to...

Too late now, but may you serve as a warning to others.

I've found that if you don't replace the copper drain plug washer, you'll over tighten the plug and strip it. It feels like the old copper...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zuber
You must ride more than me. I've only got 45,000...

You must ride more than me. I've only got 45,000 miles on a pair and they haven't changed at all.

Akros are the shit though.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
Just a warning. Innovate has three models of...

Just a warning. Innovate has three models of LM-2 wide band O2 gauge. Low ender with one O2 probe, a middle with one O2 probe and some other cables, then the high ender with two O2 probes, linear...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
Thanks for the connection tips. I'm currently...

Thanks for the connection tips. I'm currently using an old LM1 and only 'eyeballing' the results using the tach, fuel mix readouts from the LM1 and a vacuum gauge. A dual LM-2 is on order and then...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 448,093
Posted By Zuber
A tip from a few pages back, or from the 690...

A tip from a few pages back, or from the 690 TuneECU thread...

If you have a problem connecting with the bike's ECU, read a map for your type of bike into TuneECU first. Then try to connect to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 133,101
Posted By Zuber
One more thing... check the spark plug gap. ...

One more thing... check the spark plug gap. These plugs will last forever, but the gap gets big and will cause stalling. I had one with random stalling, the gap was 0.070", should be the usual...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Zuber
For the 990 fuel filter, just buy filters from...

For the 990 fuel filter, just buy filters from GEFR. It's only about $40 and includes the o-ring you need.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Zuber
Winner, winner, chicken dinner.

Winner, winner, chicken dinner.
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