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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By _cy_
now that makes no sense what so ever that a...

now that makes no sense what so ever that a software update should fix starting issues .. normally the starter circuit is standalone because amps involved is way to large for any electronics to...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By _cy_
that must be one of the last R80G/S produced with...

that must be one of the last R80G/S produced with three hole rear hub ..
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
+1 and right on the money! max vacuum is...

+1 and right on the money!

max vacuum is achieved during idle, then drops as airflow increases into engine.

to expand on Renner's excellent explanation of how an idle circuit works on Bings....
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
same here about not worrying about where idle...

same here about not worrying about where idle mixture screw ends up .. so long as it's not much more than about 2 turns out. normally will not touch throttle plate opening until sweet spot is...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
mostly correct but reason for starting with an...

mostly correct but reason for starting with an almost closed butterfly is to accurately adjust idle circuit and to verify idle jet is correct size. if butterfly plate is opened too far other circuits...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
technically correct but not really .. for idle...

technically correct but not really .. for idle jet circuit to function a high vacuum venturi effect has to be in place like when butterfly is barely opened.

when butterfly opens vacuum levels...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
some very good suggestions .. but no one has...

some very good suggestions .. but no one has explained why we start with certain settings. IMHO if someone understands why, it's much easier trouble shooting.

when adjusting idle screw settings...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
grind down one of these open ended 10mm .. about...

grind down one of these open ended 10mm .. about $1.50

http://www.yarmo.co.uk/acatalog/info-SOE89410.html
http://www.yarmo.co.uk/acatalog/SOEnd.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-21-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,583
Posted By _cy_
flags with spring sold at ranger station have a...

flags with spring sold at ranger station have a lifetime warranty against breakage.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,525
Posted By _cy_
many thanks to Fearless for picking up meter and...

many thanks to Fearless for picking up meter and sending it to me!!!
hopefully will be using to support airhead electrical issues ..

if you ever make it to Tulsa ... cold one is on me.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
let's say one is trouble shooting: 1. bike...

let's say one is trouble shooting:

1. bike not running at all ...
2. bike is not idling
3. bike is getting horrible mileage
4. bike is hard starting

for all above it could be:
a....
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
not sure what you mean ... probably groove for...

not sure what you mean ... probably groove for Oring .. removed pic, don't want to use anything not completely clear.

the most common reason for cleaning out main jet is after sitting for long...
Forum: Alaska 01-19-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 963
Posted By _cy_
Tulsa, OK ... we must be among the lowest in USA...

Tulsa, OK ... we must be among the lowest in USA at $1.59 gal regular with ethanol 10%
but diesel is stuck at a bit under a $1 gal higher
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
to clarify ... when trouble shooting any carb...

to clarify ... when trouble shooting any carb objective is to make sure ALL tiny internal passages especially idle jet and main jet are clear.

it's easy to use chemtool with a nozzle on ALL...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,539
Posted By _cy_
Listed by Rooney as 358lb without fuel ...

Listed by Rooney as 358lb without fuel

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Rooney has produced a ...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 325,285
Posted By _cy_
lookie what's on the way ... scored it for $20 in...

lookie what's on the way ... scored it for $20 in Craigslist in Atlanta. seller refused to ship so .. put out the red courtesy phone for Atlanta airheads.

meter is picked up and on the way to me...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,539
Posted By _cy_
if resulting weight data is only used for...

if resulting weight data is only used for yourself .. then yes I'd have to agree accuracy really doesn't matter.

but posted numbers are going to be used by a butt load of folks. so it really does...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By _cy_
be sure to check out the 1190 adv starting...

be sure to check out the 1190 adv starting problem thread .. seems 2015 1190s have the Super Duke 1290 starter. folks that's upgraded to new starter part number are reporting substantial cranking...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,525
Posted By _cy_
thanks all ... looks like Fearless has got me...

thanks all ... looks like Fearless has got me hooked up.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By _cy_
Fluke 87V is my fav meter but that might be a bit...

Fluke 87V is my fav meter but that might be a bit much $$$ for most. all you need is .1v resolution .. most any $30 or less VOM will do .. just check against a known to be correct meter. a good...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,628
Posted By _cy_
congrats .. you'll be just fine

congrats .. you'll be just fine
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,761
Posted By _cy_
sorry but all your LiFePO4 information is...

sorry but all your LiFePO4 information is completely wrong. seems all of the AH listed above are pb/eq NOT actual AH.

it's gotten so confusing that weight is the only reliable metric to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-17-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By _cy_
thanks :thumb let's figure out yours and...

thanks :thumb

let's figure out yours and OP's problems with battery not quite keeping up.

1. please do replace cables under warranty if you have not already done so.

2. take voltage...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
correction for my earlier post ... only use...

correction for my earlier post ... only use NITRILE RUBBER which is resistant to oils/gas/ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
chemical resistance charts for different types of rubber...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,037
Posted By _cy_
was going to stay out of this until the recent...

was going to stay out of this until the recent comments on Airlist about all the inaccurate info being thrown about on Adv.

most of this has been covered here already with clear pictures, etc. ...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 325,285
Posted By _cy_
a wallet meter is what I really need ... this...

a wallet meter is what I really need ... this looks interesting

IDM5A Wallet Multimeter
http://img-europe.electrocomponents.com/largeimages/R7762011-01.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 325,285
Posted By _cy_
have never heard of a CIRCUITMATE DM25L, but...

have never heard of a CIRCUITMATE DM25L, but found multiple vendors are offering calibration for about $125 .. on top of several WTB ads looking for specifically that meter.

hmmm ... something...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 325,285
Posted By _cy_
sure in nice to have a bunch of chatter in this...

sure in nice to have a bunch of chatter in this thread ...

totally agree with both point of views .. as a bonified tool nut and many times accused of being a Snap-on junkie ... when I'm...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By _cy_
here's a good one if you've got Academy sports...

here's a good one if you've got Academy sports goods store nearby .. $9 for 15 litres .. less for smaller size.
most of my stuff bags are custom made allowing super efficient/uniform stacking
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 401,354
Posted By _cy_
soooo .. did ya ditch those heavy ammo cans?

soooo .. did ya ditch those heavy ammo cans?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,314
Posted By _cy_
Canon G16 .. thanks for the headsup .. have never...

Canon G16 .. thanks for the headsup .. have never seen a point and shoot with features like a full blown SLR.

do you shoot in combo raw/jpg mode? pretty handy but takes up a butt load of space. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,309
Posted By _cy_
cooool .. ...

cooool ..

http://theselvedgeyard.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/evel-knievel-harley.jpg?w=700

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-lPCK8hptg8?feature=player_embedded"...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,372
Posted By _cy_
ooppsss .. just now read intro, didn't realize...

ooppsss .. just now read intro, didn't realize this was 9 months ago. hey it's the thought that counts ...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By _cy_
greg aka beemerguru offers a Bosch alternator for...

greg aka beemerguru offers a Bosch alternator for airheads like what you are describing. puts out about 800 watts or plenty to light up the night for a Baja run, if that's your desire.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,372
Posted By _cy_
looks like you are knee deep into charging system...

looks like you are knee deep into charging system on the airhead .. let me know if I can be off assistance trouble shooting.
have provided electrical tech support for a number of RTW folks .. my...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By _cy_
upgrade/downgrade depends on who's point of view...

upgrade/downgrade depends on who's point of view .. naturally I'm in the camp that thinks points with beancan is a definite upgrade. has higher service intervals, but with points booster, wear on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,777
Posted By _cy_
monolever R80G/S had very few driveshaft failures...

monolever R80G/S had very few driveshaft failures with final drives that typically last lifetime of bike vs paralever R100GS has very predicable driveshaft failures that pretty much mirrors late...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,777
Posted By _cy_
please note I'm a big fan of new BMW motorcycles...

please note I'm a big fan of new BMW motorcycles and nothing I've written about BMW is meant to be negative in any way shape or form. it's marketing driven designs meant to help insure a company's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,514
Posted By _cy_
that toe drag wheelie looks like the ticket to...

that toe drag wheelie looks like the ticket to learn balance ... thanks for sharing.
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By _cy_
seems your failure happens when your engine is...

seems your failure happens when your engine is heat soaked. hate to say it but that would match a hall sensor and/or electronics failure.

adjust the valves first .. might as well get that out of...
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