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Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,615
Posted By Bench Racer
Excellent report Dave. I wish I could have made...

Excellent report Dave. I wish I could have made it work and got out with you guys. Next time I hope.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
The stocker does NOT have the vacuum port. You...

The stocker does NOT have the vacuum port. You would have to drill and tap the intake after the intake boot. That's what Chris did.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I did hit reserve with fuel still on the left...

I did hit reserve with fuel still on the left side. After that I paid attention. It remained feeding fuel to the right side. The left was getting lower than the right. So....it was doing what it was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
After carefully drilling and tapping the holes, I...

After carefully drilling and tapping the holes, I then threaded in the Hosebarbs (5/16"x1/4"-90 degree)with the Seal All on the threads. I made sure to direct the fittings so they would be heading in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
So if anyone owns an XR, they know about the gas...

So if anyone owns an XR, they know about the gas on the left side of the bike being an issue. If you are unaware, the tank sits lower than the carb and petcock and will not get the needed fuel over...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I want to know where to find those white...

I want to know where to find those white plastics. That would look killer with black rims.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
I have had lots of problems trying to tune the...

I have had lots of problems trying to tune the tm40 myself. So I took the bike to M-Tech here in Bend. They absolutely dialed this thing in. What a difference. I had it all screwy. Now it does what...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Any one have an Acerbis 6.3gal tank they want to...

Any one have an Acerbis 6.3gal tank they want to sell. My friend is having a hard time finding one that's not outrageously expensive.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
I looked at the 02 meter but I'm not sure if I...

I looked at the 02 meter but I'm not sure if I should buy one or have the local factory race tech dial it in. I'm too the point where I'm going to have him get it right. He dialed in my buddies BRP...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
Everything is new. The values are within spec and...

Everything is new. The values are within spec and starts easily. Float is set at 20mm and doesn't leak on side stand. I've checked the AP nozzle and it hits the needle dead on. And I've ran it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
BTW. I'm going to pull my remaining hair out...

BTW. I'm going to pull my remaining hair out trying to figure out the pilot setting.:baldy
Current settings.
3600'
40-50 degrees with weather moving in and out
15 pilot
1.3 AJ
Y4 NJ
Y4 JN...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
I have few questions about bending the nozzle....

I have few questions about bending the nozzle. How do you ever get it out? Couldn't the nozzle just lowered slightly so it hits lower on the needle?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
At first I ran a 22.5, 1.2aj. It ran terrible....

At first I ran a 22.5, 1.2aj. It ran terrible. Blubbering all the time. Too rich.
Then tried a 20. It ran better but still had blubbering.
I tried to find a 17.5 but had to order one. The 15 was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I bought the kit from power barn. I'm just...

I bought the kit from power barn. I'm just wondering what I could expect with the y1 compared.

I'm at 3500 and it only goes up from there. 7000` is towards the highest elevation but peaks reach...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I'm working on sorting out my TM40. 1) No...

I'm working on sorting out my TM40.

1) No matter what I've done it still will not sit and idle. I have tried leaning out the pilot which it needed anyways. It has a 15 in now and works fine. But...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Thanks for the info. I ordered a new one. I don't...

Thanks for the info. I ordered a new one. I don't want pieces of my bike with scabs on it like my last bike. I like my BRP a whole lot more.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Sorry. I don't know what that is.

Sorry. I don't know what that is.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
Thanks for the help. That's exactly what I was...

Thanks for the help. That's exactly what I was looking for. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
I have one question about the fuel adjustment...

I have one question about the fuel adjustment screw. Which way richens the circuit?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Tank mounting tabs

The last time I did a jetting change, I found the tab for mounting the tank had stripped. I was able to locktite the bolt in but it still wasn't tight. How do I fix this? I know I could always go...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 202,997
Posted By Bench Racer
I haven't traced the keyed switch back to the...

I haven't traced the keyed switch back to the source but I do know it does not come from the rectifier. I rewired everything after the rectifier for simplicity.
You may be right but the battery I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 202,997
Posted By Bench Racer
I put a meter on it a few different ways. 12v at...

I put a meter on it a few different ways. 12v at battery leads, bike running it dropped to 10v.....9......8
Shut bike off, no lights. Checked battery again, 3v. POS.
It did only have a .8Ah...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 202,997
Posted By Bench Racer
I'm confused. I just installed a brand new, fully...

I'm confused. I just installed a brand new, fully charged battery on my xrr. I checked for power, lights turn on. Start the bike and let it warm up. Shut it off and the battery no longer turns the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I just installed the tm40 purchased from...

I just installed the tm40 purchased from powerbarn.

Email and ask for the specs you want. They might not put them in the carb but at least they'll put them in the kit. Go through the carb before...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Okay. I pulled it out. Now there is a boot left...

Okay. I pulled it out. Now there is a boot left behind with an open hole going into the top of the bowl. Do I need to plug up the boot?
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Thanks for the replies guys. So how do I go about...

Thanks for the replies guys. So how do I go about disabling the pump totally?
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I tried this question on another thread but got...

I tried this question on another thread but got no help.
I just put on the tm40 on my brp.
Pilot 22.5
Air jet 1.2
AP nozzle 45
Main 135
Jet needle Y01
Needle jet Y-4
Clip middle position...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 63,206
Posted By Bench Racer
I need some help with a small issue. I just did...

I need some help with a small issue. I just did my first ride with my new tm40. At idle speed it loads up and needs clearing out. I'm guessing I would need a leaner jet. I have a 22.5 pilot in now....
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 90,869
Posted By Bench Racer
Put me on the list. Wow that looks really nice....

Put me on the list. Wow that looks really nice. The sides look like they will last a lot longer than other bags I've seen.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Eh? I guess I don't understand what you mean by how...

I guess I don't understand what you mean by how you threaded the flanged shoulder bolts through, and then was able to use acorn nuts to attach the fuel valve.
Where is the bolt head? Somehow...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I have the acerbis tank. If no tank heating is...

I have the acerbis tank. If no tank heating is needed then I'm more interested.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
How risky is the tank manipulation? If an FCR is...

How risky is the tank manipulation? If an FCR is better and can be found for a good price off ebay, would it be worth it to get the FCR over the TM40? I have considered the FCR but the tank heating...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I would like the fcr but I'm not willing to heat...

I would like the fcr but I'm not willing to heat my tank and chance a failure or putting a hole in it. I have just about saved enough for the TM40 kit but I might get a smoking deal on one through a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Maybe I richen my needle. Clip on middle...

Maybe I richen my needle. Clip on middle position. But I think it will be too rich and have a bog. Trial and error. Test Test Test. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Our desert is pretty open and fast. When I ride...

Our desert is pretty open and fast. When I ride in the trees its slows to narrow but mostly flowing/fun 1track. I feel the carb isn't super rich. I was wondering if it leaks when I'm moving. Brakes,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Working on the jetting still. I took the...

Working on the jetting still.

I took the BRP out this morning in 35 temps. Kind if sketchy on the road with frost glistening on the slab. Once in the frozen dirt I took it easy throughout the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I would drilling holes in the side panel help? I...

I would drilling holes in the side panel help? I really don't want to but if helps then I'll do it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
Does it really make that much of a difference?...

Does it really make that much of a difference? It's actually right at 18.5mm, would that half mm make a difference? What does a worn needle and seat look like? Everything inside looks good from what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I use mine and other riders odometer readings. I...

I use mine and other riders odometer readings. I thought about the leaking fuel too. But when I'm stopped it doesn't leak. With my stock tank it leaks because it needs cleaning but the 6.6 gal is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,648
Posted By Bench Racer
I stick to dirt. Use the street to get home. Its...

I stick to dirt. Use the street to get home. Its a dirtbike for heavens sake.
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