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Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
I might have a while back but I'll give it...

I might have a while back but I'll give it another shot. Do I remember correctly that the range with this set up is about seventy miles before fuel falls below the carb intakes and gravity is no...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Sound advice GSPD. I replaced the fuel pump...

Sound advice GSPD. I replaced the fuel pump relay early on and have had it bypassed as well. It's currently in play but had no effect either way. I'm not sure if any of the mechanics actually...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
It is a 40105 and is in fact is the second one...

It is a 40105 and is in fact is the second one installed just to eliminate the possibility of a bad pump. The lines are the proper size with no kinks or sharp bends. A rather perplexing problem.
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
The good news is that I made it there and back. ...

The good news is that I made it there and back. The bad is the problem still exists, although not as bad as before. I almost made it to the rally when it started bogging down. Downshifted to...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
You would have thought one of the four mechanics...

You would have thought one of the four mechanics would have made sure it was unblocked. :huh
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
I thought about that but didn't want blow a bunch...

I thought about that but didn't want blow a bunch of crap into my clean tank. :D
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
My AT has been off the road for several years...

My AT has been off the road for several years because of an intermittent problem that four mechanics and several dollars failed to solve. I posted several times about it here. The problem seemed...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Africa Twin, Thanks for the leads. I'm in...

Africa Twin,
Thanks for the leads. I'm in Tokyo until the weekend but on return I hope to get started with the suggestions list I've received here. Your symptoms sound the same.
Tom
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 11:02 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
Dennis, The only other I've seen was owned by...

Dennis,
The only other I've seen was owned by a Honda rep in Atlanta. He came down to a local rally which put two AT's in SW Ms. for probably the first and last time, unless you want to come down...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 05:29 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
I wish my bike ran as good as my stereo sounds! :D

I wish my bike ran as good as my stereo sounds! :D
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 09:26 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
I don't know of anything I haven't tried on the...

I don't know of anything I haven't tried on the fuel delivery side. New battery in it. Beyond the fuel pump relay I haven't explored the electrical side yet. Thanks for all the suggestions everyone....
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 04:51 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
Thumb Thanks dennism. I have Deoxit since I'm into...

Thanks dennism. I have Deoxit since I'm into analog stereo equipment. I'll go through all the connections and see if that makes a difference.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
About eight miles into the ride there is a little...

About eight miles into the ride there is a little hesitation then it bogs down. It doesn't usually die completely, just loses power. I'm not sure if this is dropping a cylinder or not. Yesterday I...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Thanks again tserts, there aren't any others...

Thanks again tserts, there aren't any others anywhere around here that I know of. I'll get it back to my mechanic in a couple of weeks. Maybe we can replicate it in the shop. Mine runs great too...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 05:17 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
tserts, I've done the fuel pump bypass and...

tserts,
I've done the fuel pump bypass and had no change in the symptoms. Also have had another Facet and an Airtex prior to the current Facet. I've also bypassed the fuel pump relay, but...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 05:05 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
GSPD, The fuel pump is 40105. I also tried an...

GSPD,
The fuel pump is 40105. I also tried an Airtex on it prior to the latest work and had the same issues. Never had a scottoiler.
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2013, 06:34 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2986.jpg (http://s1103.photobucket.com/user/albowlly1/media/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2986.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2013, 09:10 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2958.jpg (http://s1103.photobucket.com/user/albowlly1/media/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2958.jpg.html)

In the...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2012, 04:17 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
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Forum: Beasts 10-27-2012, 02:57 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
I can only hope. Thanks for the...

I can only hope. Thanks for the suggestions.:thumbup:thumbup
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2012, 10:10 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
LOL Interesting. I will definitely look...

LOL

Interesting. I will definitely look into that. My fear has been that the symptoms are a result of a bad CDI unit.
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2012, 07:52 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
frustration

I've been struggling to get my AT back on the road for far too long. It's a 1998 model with only 18000km. The problem started with a bit of lag around 5000 rpms. I changed to a facet fuel pump and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2012, 08:56 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
My first time there but not to the area. I'd like...

My first time there but not to the area. I'd like to go back to get better documentation of the historical markers and that beautiful road. By the way that zip # in your signature is my hometown.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2012, 05:51 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
At the Shaifer House, where the first shot of the...

At the Shaifer House, where the first shot of the Battle of Port Gibson was fired. This was the opening salvo for Grant's march on Vicksburg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2012, 01:48 PM
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Views: 7,232
Posted By al bowlly
I purchased a '99 Dominator from a French...

I purchased a '99 Dominator from a French national that lived in South Carolina. He told me that he was allowed to import it as personal property without problem. If you still hold your British...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 05:02 PM
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Views: 970,304
Posted By al bowlly
The seat cover on the '88 in the picture on the...

The seat cover on the '88 in the picture on the previous page is a Sargent seatcover.

There are sear covers available if that's all you need:
http://www.sargentcycle.com/readyfit.htm
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2011, 09:03 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_1810.jpg

Two pleasures in one!
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 10:50 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
It's by Visual Screens in New Zealand: ...

It's by Visual Screens in New Zealand: www.bikescreens.com. I've ordered several from them and can say the service and products are great.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2011, 07:42 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2978.jpg

In the Tunica Hills near St. Francisville, Lousianna
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 07:34 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
The '99 has a more refined feel to it, smoother...

The '99 has a more refined feel to it, smoother ride, better brakes, etc. Consequently the '88 has a certain rawness that tilts it a little more to the offroad side of things. The '88 has more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2011, 07:16 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
A french national brought it in as personal...

A french national brought it in as personal property. When he was moving back to France he put it on ebay. It was legally titled in South Carolina so I had no trouble here. The funny thing was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,993
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2981.jpghttp://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2983.jpg

The one on the...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2011, 02:30 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g461/albowlly1/motorcycle%20and%20bicycle/IMG_2986.jpg

Here's a picture of mine. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Interesting. I have the plunger out so that is...

Interesting. I have the plunger out so that is not an issue. Since I have one working choke and the ports are capable I might go that route, in the short term anyway. My last order from David...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
I've seen those and others on the auction site...

I've seen those and others on the auction site and will probably order a pair. What I can't find is the choke plunger that attaches to the end of the cable. We went through the micrefische at the LHD...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Keihan

I have the carbs off my bike (XRV750W) and will have to replace the plastic collar and plunger at the ends of one of the choke cables. The carbs have VP on the sides but the manual says they are...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Ladder, My AT is exhibiting the same...

Ladder,
My AT is exhibiting the same problems as Thump's. I've had it to the LHD twice and have gotten no relief. I have the carbs off now and one issue discovered is one side of the pilot jet...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By al bowlly
Thanks, that did the trick! Local dealer has it...

Thanks, that did the trick! Local dealer has it at $80 tho. Is this a part that fails often? It went bad about the time I installed a Faccett fuel pump. I thought it was bad and reinstalled the...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2010, 09:03 PM
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Posted By al bowlly
Rd07

Does anyone know a comparable part # in the US for the fuel pump relay on my xrv 750w?
Tom
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2008, 11:27 AM
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Posted By al bowlly
First post here. I'd love to come, but it's bad...

First post here. I'd love to come, but it's bad timing for me. We talked a couple of years ago on the old xrv site about doing a NA rally at the Honda Hoot just to rub it into Honda NA's face. ...
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