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Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,041
Posted By mousitsas
Too quiet here :deal

Too quiet here :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 33,237
Posted By mousitsas
I think the R1200RS is a fantastic concept and I...

I think the R1200RS is a fantastic concept and I would seriously think getting one if it only had another 10 hp as it did in its previous incarnations in relation to the GS models.
Has anybody...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
The elevation issue was one reason and the too...

The elevation issue was one reason and the too mild throttle response of the stock needles was the second.
45 pilots do not work well on my bike with mains anything above the stock 160/155 sizes....
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
I had 42s and 180/182 mains. With such large...

I had 42s and 180/182 mains. With such large mains, the bottom end was too rich with 45s (AFR below 11). You are right that going to 172 from 182 is a large step, but my 175 jet is hiding in the V of...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
42 pilots and 3mm floats

42 pilots and 3mm floats
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
I was happy with my previous setup until I...

I was happy with my previous setup until I realised that even moderate elevation was making the bike run rich. Running through the mains at sea level was fantastic though, but the stock needles...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 84,644
Posted By mousitsas
You are ready to believe anything, if you believe...

You are ready to believe anything, if you believe this AT weight figure :evil
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
If I remember well, the tip ends are identical...

If I remember well, the tip ends are identical in both, we're talking here of the last 10mm or so.
But when slides are up there is still a mm or two remaining inside the hole. This is why in my wot...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 75,105
Posted By mousitsas
FP needles vs stock

Just a point that deserves some attention inmho
If both FP and stock needles are set to the 3rd slot, then it is obvious if they are put side by side, that the FP ones will stand lower in the needle...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 33,237
Posted By mousitsas
You talk sense. Give to the cagers a front end...

You talk sense.
Give to the cagers a front end that behaves like a front end from a cage and they love it.
When it comes to two wheels,' feedback' is the word.
Even BMW is putting conventional...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By mousitsas
Since you are using the stock filter/box setup,...

Since you are using the stock filter/box setup, put everything back to stock inc. mains, pilots and floats and play with the needles. The needle position has an effect to both small and large...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,850
Posted By mousitsas
However, they put some thought into not putting...

However, they put some thought into not putting telelever on it!
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,272
Posted By mousitsas
Very well said :freaky

Very well said :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,807
Posted By mousitsas
of what?

of what?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,831
Posted By mousitsas
You 'may' use an adventure shock. There will be a...

You 'may' use an adventure shock. There will be a slight clearance issue between the nitrogen container and the subframe.
But you could shave off a few mm off the right side of the upper and lower...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,020
Posted By mousitsas
Very interesting comment. Btw, what is more...

Very interesting comment.
Btw, what is more fuel efficient, a low cc boosted engine or a higher cc atmospheric engine?
Thermodynamics would render the atmospheric more efficient, but a smaller...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,777
Posted By mousitsas
It would be better if the DNA filter is more...

It would be better if the DNA filter is more frequently oiled than cleaned!
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,845
Posted By mousitsas
Gear your FZ1 down a tooth on the front :D

Gear your FZ1 down a tooth on the front :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-10-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 92,547
Posted By mousitsas
Jerry, why don't you use the stock airbox and...

Jerry, why don't you use the stock airbox and throw away the snorkel?
You could even increase the size of the opening.


edit...just saw you said it is too wide...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 127,201
Posted By mousitsas
Rich and Optimus, thanks!

Rich and Optimus, thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,553
Posted By mousitsas
how about the dual overhead cams McMacmacmacmac?

how about the dual overhead cams McMacmacmacmac?
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 127,201
Posted By mousitsas
Rich, how tall are you and what is the comfort...

Rich, how tall are you and what is the comfort touring speed range you reckon this windshield setup can give you?
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,850
Posted By mousitsas
How about, first buying then realising?

How about, first buying then realising?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By mousitsas
tuning

I don't ride an 1190 but I bet it will be like any other bike. Maybe not needed as per causing mechanical failure, but it will make a world of difference if it is done.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 84,644
Posted By mousitsas
However, if you were not born yesterday, you...

However, if you were not born yesterday, you should know that this the way KTM does things. It is public knowledge. So, you either buy knowing that you have to do some minor development yourself, or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,850
Posted By mousitsas
Indeed....no way it will sell, just like the...

Indeed....no way it will sell, just like the multistrada :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,850
Posted By mousitsas
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,553
Posted By mousitsas
Maybe Americans do not realise that large...

Maybe Americans do not realise that large capacity bikes are heavily taxed in many countries around the world, however, power sells...
So, I think that we are going to see either a 600-750cc bike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By mousitsas
by gearing it up (larger front sprocket and/or...

by gearing it up (larger front sprocket and/or smaller rear) will more likely reduce mpg at anything but fast highway riding.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By mousitsas
You are right and I have spoken to ITG in UK on...

You are right and I have spoken to ITG in UK on the phone about this...they are identical.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By mousitsas
CPR filters are made by ITG and are identical.

CPR filters are made by ITG and are identical.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By mousitsas
No it does not unfortunately....

No it does not unfortunately....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By mousitsas
Try a muffler from a 1st gen tuono. It is also a...

Try a muffler from a 1st gen tuono. It is also a big twin with similar power.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
On most bikes emissions concern throttle opening...

On most bikes emissions concern throttle opening up to about 15-20% where FI functions in closed loop. This can be dyno tested and developed since it is only one sensor basically taken into account,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
Last time I checked vovlvo didn't produce bikes....

Last time I checked vovlvo didn't produce bikes. And I cannot understand how atmospheric conditions and aerodynamic drag are programmed into dynos in the first place, unless extensive wind tunnel...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
It is more or less impossible a free flowing...

It is more or less impossible a free flowing exhaust can provide more low-mid torque than a stock one on most bikes in real world situations, ie on the road. There is a lot more science invested on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
I am not just talking numbers, I am talking about...

I am not just talking numbers, I am talking about seeing gains where in reality you have loses and vice versa.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
However, I have many reservations as to whether a...

However, I have many reservations as to whether a dyno can evaluate either with any real world accuracy. Dynos are just for the eyes and pockets of customers.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 461,429
Posted By mousitsas
I guess it cannot be seen to the ones who are not...

I guess it cannot be seen to the ones who are not worthy of it :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 165,600
Posted By mousitsas
I bet that some midrange is lost despite what the...

I bet that some midrange is lost despite what the dyno shows. But people can do their money whatever they want and I bet acceleration has been improved.
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