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Forum: Americas 10-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Dewey V
Good point about gas stations. I'm not planning...

Good point about gas stations. I'm not planning a trip, I was just curious whether or not it was actually possible to do this in today's (modern) America.
I have heard about the TAT and wondered if...
Forum: Americas 10-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Dewey V
Does the Trans America Trail have parts that are...

Does the Trans America Trail have parts that are actual paved roads?
Forum: Americas 10-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Dewey V
Crossing the US on dirt only

Is it possible to travel from the east coast to the west coast without ever touching a tire to asphalt? If so, can it be done legally, as in not crossing "private" property?
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Dewey V
The cam cap bolts on a Testastretta are to be...

The cam cap bolts on a Testastretta are to be torqued to 22 Nm (16 lb.ft.) and tensioning the belts using the "by gosh and by golly" method is less than satisfactory.
If you're interested: ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14,797
Views: 1,578,478
Posted By Dewey V
Since this thread is all KLR, all the time, I...

Since this thread is all KLR, all the time, I thought I'd let my fellow KLR owners know that I'm de-farkling and parting my bike. If anyone's interested in anything, feel free to PM me.

Here's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16,134
Views: 1,930,402
Posted By Dewey V
Need a windscreen

Hello all. I need a windscreen like the one pictured. It's supposed to be the OEM screen for the Dakar. Scratches or cracks are OK, just so long as the screen is all there.
Let me know what you...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
Thanks Adrian.

Thanks Adrian.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
I didn't mean to sound snippy. I limited the...

I didn't mean to sound snippy. I limited the timing to 22 degrees as a precaution due to the fact that the compression ratio is now at approximately 10:1. There probably is some more performance to...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
22 degrees TOTAL advance. NOT in addition to the...

22 degrees TOTAL advance. NOT in addition to the 6 degrees @idle. How much difference is there between an American 2-valve, large-bore, pushrod twin and a German one?
Please do not speak for me....
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
It's all down to combustion chamber turbulence. ...

It's all down to combustion chamber turbulence. Here is some video of flow visualization at multiple valve lifts. The swirl that is induced by the new combustion chamber shape is readily apparent. ...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
Thanks. The pistons are the original, 8.2:1...

Thanks.
The pistons are the original, 8.2:1 OEM. The chambers were done by hand
using templates after the squish area was machined in my lathe.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
It says bone stock because the dyno operator only...

It says bone stock because the dyno operator only asked the year, make and model info and assumed that it's stock.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
I know, crazy, right? Here are the results...

I know, crazy, right?

Here are the results for anyone that might be interested.
-Stock intake and exhaust systems
-Stock small valve sizes
-Everything between the head gaskets is stock.
-Stock...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,532
Posted By Dewey V
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,206
Posted By Dewey V
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,948,101
Posted By Dewey V
Yeah, lots of valor in being a tool of...

Yeah, lots of valor in being a tool of corporations and corrupt politicians who are too cowardly to fight but brave enough to send someone else to do it.
Some people just need a "chain of command"...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By Dewey V
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,948,101
Posted By Dewey V
well said!

well said!
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