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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 10:11 PM
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Views: 4,609
Posted By wilmar13
Totally different. TuneEcu was a program that...

Totally different. TuneEcu was a program that allowed access to ignition and fuel mapping, as well as other ancillary functions and options. You could use it to merely load existing maps, but also to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
Hmmm, did you have to do anything creative or...

Hmmm, did you have to do anything creative or forego one of the coupling springs?

Blackdog skidplate page has this explicitly stated:
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,609
Posted By wilmar13
What do the dealers use? Is there a way to get a...

What do the dealers use? Is there a way to get a personal use light version? Even if it cost a few hundred bucks, it would be better than nothing.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,288
Posted By wilmar13
I was sunday surfing and just came across the...

I was sunday surfing and just came across the comment about additional weight being lower. It was on youtube, by I assume Rumbux. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__7F9avIz9E



The claim of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,453
Posted By wilmar13
Would they have though? Bolting on the upper bars...

Would they have though? Bolting on the upper bars creates a very leveraged contact point that would place a much higher strain on the stock bars than without, right? But then for hits that would...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,453
Posted By wilmar13
Did the bar bend? I am somewhat skeptical...

Did the bar bend?

I am somewhat skeptical of the higher bars adding any benefit. I have dropped my bike several times and the standard crashbars always took the brunt of the energy without any...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,674
Posted By wilmar13
Yes, it is apparent when an actual engineer...

Yes, it is apparent when an actual engineer writes the instructions. :wink:

I like the project and think the end result is pretty cool. At least in the pics it has a slimming effect to the killer...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,763
Posted By wilmar13
Going to be tough to get going if interested...

Going to be tough to get going if interested users can't register. Just tried, registration is by invite only. I am all for not belonging to any club that would have me as a member though. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,609
Posted By wilmar13
Bump... anyone figured out a solution?

Bump... anyone figured out a solution?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,168
Posted By wilmar13
It is frustrating to have to rely on a dealer for...

It is frustrating to have to rely on a dealer for basic settings. Hopefully there will be a solution eventually for those of us that prefer the DIY route.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 51,005
Posted By wilmar13
Problem with that tire is if it has the same...

Problem with that tire is if it has the same casing/rubber compound as the TA2 it just isn't suited to offroad. Punctures and cuts from stones/rocks are just too easy. Maybe if your only concern is...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,763
Posted By wilmar13
Agree, being offended by the forum name is a bit...

Agree, being offended by the forum name is a bit over the top. The name is clearly satire. Anyone that feels butthurt over the name obviously feels there is some truth to it but wishes to pretend...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,556
Views: 675,828
Posted By wilmar13
Old post, but did you ever find a solution for...

Old post, but did you ever find a solution for control of your own motorcycle?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By wilmar13
OEM 1190R .55spring is 18-5/16" or 465mm long

OEM 1190R .55spring is 18-5/16" or 465mm long
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-20-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By wilmar13
Was working on bike tonight and snapped some pics...

Was working on bike tonight and snapped some pics of the rubber stop that sets how high the center stand retracts. You should set it so it is as high as possible to avoid touching it down. Mine was...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 639,131
Posted By wilmar13
You guys know that is a 450cc in factory rally...

You guys know that is a 450cc in factory rally form right? Probably at or under 300lbs without the tanks full. Still cool, but not really a big bike.

Edit: spec is 308lbs dry, so as he was riding...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,168
Posted By wilmar13
Pretty sure someone asked for TPMS sensor...

Pretty sure someone asked for TPMS sensor dimensions somewhere a while ago, but I will post here for reference since I just had tire off.

Sensor is 2.800" long x .970" wide x .960" tall

Rear...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 51,005
Posted By wilmar13
Kenda Big Block 140/80-18

So after a couple frustrating and exhausting attempts to mount the Kenda BB 140/80-18 on my new 2.5" rim, I gave up. I pulled the almost new tire I had mounted on my stock 4.5" wide wheel to mount...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,288
Posted By wilmar13
Touché, I read the below and somehow came away...

Touché, I read the below and somehow came away from last sentance as a comparison to the stock crash bars.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 219,076
Posted By wilmar13
Interesting, slightly higher comp ratio of the...

Interesting, slightly higher comp ratio of the RC8 with advanced ignition timing gives it almost equal torque to SDR1300... And of course the higher revs equal lots more power.

Guess these...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
A Header will perform virtually identical with...

A Header will perform virtually identical with any perforated core(non-louvered) muffler. IOW, pick the header you want. Anything designed to bolt on to stock system is compatible and the header that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,604
Posted By wilmar13
Yes! A decent composite extended bashplate is a...

Yes! A decent composite extended bashplate is a massive weigh savings opportunity.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,288
Posted By wilmar13
28lbs! They do appear to offer better lift...

28lbs!

They do appear to offer better lift points after you drop it though.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By wilmar13
Uhm yes, PC verbiage to avoid offending the...

Uhm yes, PC verbiage to avoid offending the victim entitlement contingent is the true spirit of the site.

If obvious satire offends you, then you probably should be offended. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
Ranting is the hobby I am most passionate about...

Ranting is the hobby I am most passionate about so I have lots of practice, but it was actually a rant about parodies. :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
Found it: ...

Found it:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24296833&postcount=2631

Also had this photo saved on my iPad but unsure where I got it to give credit... another example mounted a bit more...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-12-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
Ugh, will have to sell PowerParts skid plate and...

Ugh, will have to sell PowerParts skid plate and aquire a blackdog I guess... Or else Dremel the hell out of the cast mounting brackets on the PP one.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
Nowwhat, are you using a skidplate with the Remus...

Nowwhat, are you using a skidplate with the Remus header? If so which one?

No news on Rott header so I guess that project is dead or on hold... looking for alternatives.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
The meat of the Ducati MTS exhaust is tucked up...

The meat of the Ducati MTS exhaust is tucked up under the engine (or rather below/beside single sided swingarm) with integrated cat. The tips are pretty much just tips. With that tiny volume, not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
This rant in context of your dismissal of the KLR...

This rant in context of your dismissal of the KLR analogy is pretty funny. It reads like (un)intentional parody.

If you think an aftermarket exhaust purchase is just to be loud and drop a couple...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By wilmar13
Make sure the rubber bumper stops are all the way...

Make sure the rubber bumper stops are all the way in so the stand retracts as far as possible. That looks excessive to me no matter how crazy you are on the bike so I wouldn't be surprised if it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,604
Posted By wilmar13
Shhhh! You should never be practical with someone...

Shhhh! You should never be practical with someone else's money. I believe that is government 101 so technically it is kinda the law anyway.

Besides it is just a puny 950, no way to emulate the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,604
Posted By wilmar13
Like when the +1000hp Trucks would pass the cars...

Like when the +1000hp Trucks would pass the cars on the open terrain before the rules were changed.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,604
Posted By wilmar13
I would like to know exactly what was done to...

I would like to know exactly what was done to that ST. :evil

Just like I would like to see someone go ape shit on the 1190R. A rally prepped 1200cc ADV bike is like the Truck category in Dakar. It...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-10-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 84,861
Posted By wilmar13
That was in response to a simplistic comparison...

That was in response to a simplistic comparison that says a Ford is same as BMW. Just like a KLR is exactly like a 1190. Niether is true except in the most overly simplified comparison.

To say...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,443
Posted By wilmar13
Well to be fair 'they' can do anything, it is...

Well to be fair 'they' can do anything, it is more about where on the continuum the balance lies for its intended use. I agree it does seem odd 'they' don't design a slightly wider gear range for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,443
Posted By wilmar13
1) packaging constraints; wider ratio spread...

1) packaging constraints; wider ratio spread requires bigger cogs on opposite shafts making transmission physically larger and heavier (must be beefier too as torsional forces are higher)
2) shift...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-06-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,393
Posted By wilmar13
Nah, it is a humorous description of both...

Nah, it is a humorous description of both extremes. If anything it is snarkily mocking luddites that would place credence in literal interpretation.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-05-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 60,447
Posted By wilmar13
CycleWorld magazine has been doing a long term...

CycleWorld magazine has been doing a long term test of 1190R and 1200GSA. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,631
Posted By wilmar13
Got mine from KTM Twins... There are other...

Got mine from KTM Twins... There are other options though, see post #11 and after:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25609375#post25609375
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