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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 03:27 PM
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Posted By ambraa
High idle

That is a good start:-)
At first I used no high-idle (would fire up ok, but will die if you don't give it a little extra throttle), but now I have made a little lever that i slide in between the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By ambraa
Yes, but I think you should try without any...

Yes, but I think you should try without any modification first to see if the injection system is working and then deal with the power output....if it is a problem.

The bike turned out to be too...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 12:53 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Hi Thoran I used a generic npt temp sensor. It...

Hi Thoran
I used a generic npt temp sensor. It is just the small electronic part that is inside f.e a coolant sensor and you can get one from an electronic parts dealer. (Farnell, Digi Key ++) I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2011, 01:57 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Thank you very much Rob, saved me a lot of trial...

Thank you very much Rob, saved me a lot of trial and error.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2011, 10:55 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Thanks Rob! That helps. Could you please...

Thanks Rob! That helps.
Could you please measure the height of the part welded on too? Not the whole diameter, just the strip welded on
(I'm trying to make and fit a 36-1 wheel to use the ignition...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2011, 12:12 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Flywheel diameter

Hi
Does anyone have a flywheel for a SR43 lying around?
I have lost the measurements I took of my own before I turned it down in the lathe....
What I need is the diameter with and without the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 05:27 PM
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Posted By ambraa
I agree, the HP2 may look a bit odd and it is...

I agree, the HP2 may look a bit odd and it is pricy, but it is one hell of a bike. A friend of mine had one a couple of years ago. It handles really well and the engine was a big surprise. Before I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 09:10 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Oil lines

Zappa, sent you a PM regarding the oil lines.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 03:12 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Oil lines

Hi
Does someone have a set of DR800 oil lines for sale?
I'm going to convert my project bike back to offroad and use the original oil cooler. (Had to cut the old lines to make them fit the GSXR...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 02:43 PM
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Views: 14,597
Posted By ambraa
Pictures

Finaly I got time to take some pictures, you can find them HERE (http://injection.ambraa.net/#17.0)

The wireing is temporary, will redo it with proper connectors and stuff later.

I also managed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 03:15 PM
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Posted By ambraa
You can tap into the signal from the VR sensor to...

You can tap into the signal from the VR sensor to the CDI and use a resistor as you said. But the signal is not very good because the strip of metal on the flywheel that the sensor picks up the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 12:31 AM
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Views: 14,597
Posted By ambraa
Thaks:-) The TB's are 38mm actually. Was...

Thaks:-)

The TB's are 38mm actually. Was told they were 36mm, but turned out to be 38 when I got them. It seems to be a good size and the throttle feel and response is very good for road use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,597
Posted By ambraa
Thank you! I'm a bit busy the next few days,...

Thank you!

I'm a bit busy the next few days, but I'll post some more pictures as soon as I can.

I have plans for ignition as well but I'm no engine expert so I guess it's safer to do them one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By ambraa
Fuel injection ok

I'm done, finally!
Still have a bit of tuning to do but the bike is running very well with the Megasquirt now. It has a bit more power than with the carbs (more difference than I expected but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2010, 12:23 AM
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Posted By ambraa
I think the black/green wire is the tacho signal...

I think the black/green wire is the tacho signal from the CDI to the instruments.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2010, 01:16 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Fuel injection, part 2

It has been a while since my last post here. I was really fed up when things did not work last year but during the winter I could not resist to give it another try.

The main problem last time was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 03:25 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Yes, I'm alive:D Been lurking around reading for...

Yes, I'm alive:D Been lurking around reading for a while. Good to see that this thread is still one of the most active on ADV rider!

And the injection project is still on. Had to run carbs most of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 11:31 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Hi Neil It is a bit soft, but not too bad....

Hi Neil
It is a bit soft, but not too bad. Changed the shims I used between frame and swingarm and it helped a lot on the handlng (first ones wore out really fast). I used it because it is shorter...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 02:21 PM
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Posted By ambraa
cool, I was a bit worried that I would get stuck...

cool, I was a bit worried that I would get stuck with it:D

I used a CB750 four front hub. it was quite easy to fit a second brake disc with a spacer and some longer bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 02:02 PM
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Posted By ambraa
thanks again:D yes, the 170 is totally...

thanks again:D

yes, the 170 is totally overkill. it was late and I just took some quick measurements and (very) optimistic agreed with myself that 170 would fit:D I ordered the next day...:) ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 01:30 PM
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Posted By ambraa
thanks, sent you a PM. I'm afraid my rim is too...

thanks, sent you a PM. I'm afraid my rim is too wide at 5.5"....was the first parts I bought for the project bike. the front wheel looks way cooler than the R6, (stainless spokes, double discs and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 12:16 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Picture of rear wheel

Hi

I'm going to respoke the rear wheel, but I can't find the pictures I took of the original, now I have no idea how the spokes should be placed. So, do someone have a hi-res closeup pic of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2009, 04:04 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Sorry Jim! :D I admit I have some knowledge of...

Sorry Jim! :D
I admit I have some knowledge of both computers and electronics but I am not at all an expert and I was a total noob at FI when I started this project. There is a lot of information at...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 12:38 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Thank you! Glad to hear you like it. I'm planning...

Thank you! Glad to hear you like it. I'm planning some finishing touches on it during the winter...hard to have to wait until april to ride it again though.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 01:32 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Yes, the research can take some time, but there...

Yes, the research can take some time, but there is a couple of projects with quite good descriptions on internet (for single cylinder bikes) so if you've got space on the bike for their parts you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 12:36 AM
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Posted By ambraa
It looks worse than it is, ztaj. Actually, the...

It looks worse than it is, ztaj. Actually, the biggest problem have been to fit everything on the bike.

I had it running quite well, but after a lot of hours trying to tune it I found out my O2...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2009, 02:19 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Swingarm

I agree with bluesman, it is a lot of work and hassle to change the swingarm. I tried quite a few before I chose the one from the gixxer (which wasn't good at all:D) The original swingarm is about...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2009, 03:30 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Thanks! Think it looked really cool. Was planning...

Thanks! Think it looked really cool. Was planning a custom fibreglass thing on my bike but this one would look way better than the sturdy round one I've got now....and probably a lot less work too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2009, 03:23 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Good idea! I'll look into that. If I change the...

Good idea! I'll look into that. If I change the swingarm I'll have to get it aproved by the DMW once moore, don't think that would be needed with the bracing.
Yes I think the mounts could be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2009, 02:05 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Hi Bambi Thanks:D It seemed ok the first few...

Hi Bambi
Thanks:D
It seemed ok the first few times I rode it but now there are a few small problems that I am planning to fix during the winter. One of them is the seat unit. Will make it a few cm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 11:12 AM
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Posted By ambraa
I used the GS 550 tank on my bike. (blue one on...

I used the GS 550 tank on my bike. (blue one on page 20+- in this thread) It has a nice high "tunnel" but is a bit tight around the frame. If you don't need it to be as low in front as mine I think...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 07:55 AM
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Posted By ambraa
That bike turned out really nice Robmoto! Where...

That bike turned out really nice Robmoto!
Where did you get the front headlight?
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 02:57 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Yes, Norway isn't exactly the centre of the...

Yes, Norway isn't exactly the centre of the world, so think it is very cool that so many of you guys like to travel here.

Good sugestion....I guess I could manage:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 02:47 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Yes, that could be. 15 is Strynefjellet, from...

Yes, that could be. 15 is Strynefjellet, from Stryn towards Geiranger or Lom. A lot of the road are abow the "tree-level" so the landscape would look much like your pic. I've never seen that area...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 01:25 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Wow, nice pictures! You sure was lucky with the...

Wow, nice pictures! You sure was lucky with the weather.
Did you drive over the mountain from Geiranger to Trollstigen?

Have actually never been at Trollstigen with a motorcycle, but couldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 03:40 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Cool! That sounds like a nice hollyday. Relly...

Cool! That sounds like a nice hollyday. Relly great description of your hiking trip to Kierag:rofl It sounds familliar...it is a lot of "equipment-geeks" here in Norway. (Some of them know what they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 02:47 PM
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Posted By ambraa
Trip to Norway

Bluesman, how was your trip to Norway? Did you like the terrain up north? Any pics?
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 05:23 AM
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Posted By ambraa
I read his thread before he removed it and I am...

I read his thread before he removed it and I am pretty sure he used megasquirt for the fuel injection, but did not say anything about the other parts.

Now I wish I had send him some quiestions....
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2009, 03:00 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Thanks! Didn't know that all the other photos...

Thanks! Didn't know that all the other photos would show, sorry for the texts beeing in norwegian...

It looks ok at a distance but I did not use too much time on finish, as I was pretty sure...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2009, 12:58 AM
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Posted By ambraa
Do anyone need parts?

I'm selling the parts left over from my DR project. Thought I'll post it here before puting it on ebay. It's a -92 and looked like this:

http://motorsykkel.ambraa.net/#1.15

The parts I'm still...
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