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Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb Words of wisdom, these are.

Words of wisdom, these are.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By JoeMongo
To troubleshoot: Electrically disconnect...

To troubleshoot:

Electrically disconnect both grip heaters.

Then, measure their resistance with a digital ohmmeter.

Then, measure the output voltage with the same meter (on DC voltage...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By JoeMongo
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The standard bike intake/airbox exposes the exterior of the throttle bodies to the same amount of dust.

Now, if you put a UNI prefilter on the airbox inlet instead of the snorkel, there would...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,836
Posted By JoeMongo
shucks,

Shucks, sorry to hear that dood. BTDT several times, over enough years to have worn out most of the t-shirts too. My last surgical repair had to be re-done after a rehab re-injury. Don't do that....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,745
Posted By JoeMongo
Cool2 I think the poor mileage is caused by the...

I think the poor mileage is caused by the operator wrist bone being attached to the head bone which encases a brain that chooses to enjoy the rich sound of WOT whenever possible.

Just my guess...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb Paul & Derek will get the job done right.

Derek and I wrote back and forth enough times to ensure that they knew exactly what my application required. As it was, they had a CNC program for a 990 with Scott's undermounted damper and triple...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By JoeMongo
As long as there is some oil in it, buy it if the...

As long as there is some oil in it, buy it if the price is right. It hasn't even had a meaningful service required yet, after the initial valve adjust and one other oil change.

You might ask...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By JoeMongo
Cool2 In Dog We Trust, all others must provide documented evidence

Well, my bike had supposedly been "remapped" too, by the dealership that took it in trade for the expensive new Ducati eye candy that they sold the previous owner. They said that they had promised...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 2,180,625
Posted By JoeMongo
Hmmnnnnn . . . that's interesting. I...

Hmmnnnnn . . . that's interesting. I haven't seen those wraparound fork guards. Who makes them and/or where did you get them?
Thanks!
J.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By JoeMongo
Just an FYI: Oxford grips are nearly...

Just an FYI:

Oxford grips are nearly inelastic, aka: "rigid". If your throttle tube or left handlebar tube are more than 0.5 millimeter different than the inside diameter of their grips, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,745
Posted By JoeMongo
Oops typo. I guess I was thinking about my...

Oops typo. I guess I was thinking about my smaller bike. I edited my post to correct it: 16:45
J.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,745
Posted By JoeMongo
Recent trip, mixed twisty roads and major...

Recent trip, mixed twisty roads and major highways. Cruising at times, and thrashing her as hard as I can at times. All numbers are approximately 4 gallon tank averages. 16:45 gearing, Rottweiler...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By JoeMongo
Talking If you consider the way that it connects to the...

If you consider the way that it connects to the H-B rack, it is clearly along the lines of 10 kg. 20 kg might be OK on smooth roads, but 20 kg on washboarded hardpacked dirt roads could launch the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb handguards/handlebar guards

Another advantage of really beefy handguards, is that they might prevent you from breaking your handlebar in the event of an unlucky crash. The stronger the guard, the better protection for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By JoeMongo
So, I don't know what has been done so far, with...

So, I don't know what has been done so far, with respect to balancing the throttle bodies, but if you have a Rottweiler installed, balancing is easy even with both tanks installed. Just remove the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By JoeMongo
Yup, at least with 990s. I don't know if the...

Yup, at least with 990s. I don't know if the "pump" on the 1190 has the same resistance. If 22K doesn't work, just measure the coil resistance and put that value resistor on there. If you measure...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-24-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By JoeMongo
When comparing TOPO 24K to City Nav, I've found...

When comparing TOPO 24K to City Nav, I've found nearly the same level of detail for fire roads, the ones labeled "FS****". They both have a high percentage of those, and very few "trails". If I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By JoeMongo
Wink You don't need to get those documents there. ...

You don't need to get those documents there. They are easily available in the Halls Of Wisdom.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,943
Posted By JoeMongo
525/118, unless you have changed the number of...

525/118, unless you have changed the number of teeth on your sprockets by a lot.

Oh yeah, 530 vs. 525 chains. 530 is about 1.75 mm wider. I don't know for certain that that will cause you any...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By JoeMongo
When I registered my used 990 in California after...

When I registered my used 990 in California after riding it here from Washington State, I was required to show that sticker at the DMV to get it titled and registered, sorta.

As y'all know, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By JoeMongo
FWIW, Akrapovic's official position is that all...

FWIW, Akrapovic's official position is that all products for KTMs must be purchased from your friendly neighborhood KTM dealer. I suppose you could try KTM Twins in SFO. Let me know what you find!...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 452,589
Posted By JoeMongo
Wicked Yeahhhhh, I'm very tempted to pull the trigger on...

Yeahhhhh, I'm very tempted to pull the trigger on a wideband, considering that a few hours with a dyno dood here where I live will cost me more than a fully loaded two probe wideband logger with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb Kewl! How was the trip? Bring back dirt...

Kewl! How was the trip? Bring back dirt samples?

I have spare fuel QD O-rings. next time I see you, I'll try to remember to bring a few.
J.


FWIW, I've had to replace enough...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb Even though it wasn't actually shown on their...

Even though it wasn't actually shown on their website (may be now, I don't know), HDB even has a semi-custom design for the 990 with Scott's damper and clamps installed. It replaced the upper clamp...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,751
Posted By JoeMongo
Yeah, I used to do that on my DRZ, but I got...

Yeah, I used to do that on my DRZ, but I got tired of pulling the duffle and other gear off of the RotopaX in order to put fuel in my tank, and then having to do it all again at the next gas station...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,751
Posted By JoeMongo
Yeah, I think that's asking a lot. If you have...

Yeah, I think that's asking a lot. If you have the stock exhaust, then you at least need to keep both of them. If you have an open exhaust, then the 2-1 is a very reasonably priced mod from CJ, or...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,307
Posted By JoeMongo
The H-D part number for a 2.90 shim is: 18684-01K

The H-D part number for a 2.90 shim is: 18684-01K
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,467
Posted By JoeMongo
Wow! That's purty. I'd wait for Zoob to...

Wow! That's purty.

I'd wait for Zoob to chime in on that question if I were you. In the BMW oilhead world, they recommend as you describe, but this is a water cooled motor, so temperature swing...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By JoeMongo
just to ad some more fuel to the discussion . . .

I believe that it's best to install some vacuum tubing on the unused ports and run them both back to the ABS enclosure, if you have ABS. Otherwise it's my spare inner tube storage box. Leave them...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 2,180,625
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb Kewl

Nice spot. Wish I was there.
J.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By JoeMongo
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Hey Lou,
113 views, no answers. I may not be the only one that doesn't really understand what you are trying to do. Can you clarify?

Just to be clear, carbon canister system consists of very...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By JoeMongo
When I performed my initial service on my used...

When I performed my initial service on my used 990 at 10K miles, three of the four exhaust valves were loose at 0.33.

While I wondered if perhaps there was crud in the valve seats that would...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 452,589
Posted By JoeMongo
Well, I can't actually tune the bike as I don't...

Well, I can't actually tune the bike as I don't have a dyno. I do have tuneECU and a cable though, but I'm 90 minutes from Sac.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JoeMongo
Thumb I considered fitting and welding my own, but...

I considered fitting and welding my own, but realized that I would probably just burn holes in the tubing at the same time as I failed to get sufficient penetration. Yup, I have no false confidence...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 76,330
Posted By JoeMongo
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 2,180,625
Posted By JoeMongo
Unfortunately, other things have come up that...

Unfortunately, other things have come up that will prevent me from getting to it for a few more days. Once I get on it, it should take me less than a day to install my auxiliary fuel tank, lines and...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 2,180,625
Posted By JoeMongo
Wink drained the tank

Sprinted around as much as I can get away with here in suburbia, in order to get my fuel tanks empty so I can start Phase IV mods and maintenance.

I really thought I was done after Phase III,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By JoeMongo
Yes, exactly. I don't fly Emirates either. Some...

Yes, exactly. I don't fly Emirates either. Some things are worth the asking price even if it is very expensive. Sometimes its better to keep shopping or make my own. The free market has always been...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By JoeMongo
Talking we should standardize terminology to . . .

Howzabout "starboard" and "port"?
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 178,466
Posted By JoeMongo
Kewl!

It's great to see that the Mighty Schoolbus is back on the trail so soon!
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