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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 341,723
Posted By renogeorge
You may also want to look at the Dial A Jet from...

You may also want to look at the Dial A Jet from the same company. Cheaper I believe. I have run them on my 300's and like them. Droped 2 on main and raised 2 clips on needle. My starting point...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 973
Posted By renogeorge
I have run the Dial A Jet system on my 2 strokes....

I have run the Dial A Jet system on my 2 strokes. How about something like that? Maybe pick up fuel from a single in line valve off pressure side of fuel pump. Use valve to activate enrichment....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,943
Posted By renogeorge
Got me wondering.....If the overheating problems...

Got me wondering.....If the overheating problems are not related to cooling system issues, I wonder if it may be lean running. If that is the case, I would speculate that bikes running aftermarket...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By renogeorge
To reduce Tune ecu connection issues you can ...

To reduce Tune ecu connection issues you can

Have bike on battery charger.
Use power supply if using laptop.
Check connection for USB
Try manual instead of auto connect
Try different USB port...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,943
Posted By renogeorge
I don't doubt that all the extra bodywork on the...

I don't doubt that all the extra bodywork on the Adventures hurts cooling. But I gotta say my '07 never overheats even in some very hot conditions. Fan rarely comes on. Buddies with '07 and '08s...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By renogeorge
FWIW NV went to this procedure for VIN...

FWIW NV went to this procedure for VIN verification on dirt to street conversions only. Used to be any LEO. Don't know why, but it was part of the change in regs and procedures a few years back.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 537,871
Posted By renogeorge
I have followed the thread and probably should...

I have followed the thread and probably should have noted Zuber' comments on smoothing these spots in the map. Mainly was wondering if smoothing would work against the motors natural power...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 537,871
Posted By renogeorge
I am no FI expert. But looking at several maps,...

I am no FI expert. But looking at several maps, it seems that all make some non linear changes in fuel and ignition in the 3000-5000 RPM range. Call it a bump or a dip. But values tend to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,842
Posted By renogeorge
That has also been my experience with the boxless...

That has also been my experience with the boxless ITG setup. On what is the assumption based that no box equals excessive filter contamination?

I admire the experimentation and fabrication. But...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,842
Posted By renogeorge
I don't get the need for a cover or box to reduce...

I don't get the need for a cover or box to reduce dust/dirt accumulation on the filter. When the engine is running there is a continuous vacuum pulling air and dust to the airfilter. Makes little...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By renogeorge
Had an '06 SM and have ridden a couple of SEs. ...

Had an '06 SM and have ridden a couple of SEs. SM has different fork with straight leg as opposed to offset axle. Not sure about triple clamps but bet they are different, along with valving. SE is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,654
Posted By renogeorge
Slavens/Flatland is a good option and...

Slavens/Flatland is a good option and affordable....

FWIW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,895
Posted By renogeorge
Lower portion of shock will be easy to twist the...

Lower portion of shock will be easy to twist the 180 degrees you need. just remove bolt and drop swingarm down to allow it to rotate.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By renogeorge
You can definitely pull the cyl and head as a...

You can definitely pull the cyl and head as a unit with motor out of bike. I have never tried it with motor still installed. Pulling pistons with cyl is a little tricky getting wrist pin clip out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 341,723
Posted By renogeorge
Gotta laugh....I guess it is a sign of the times...

Gotta laugh....I guess it is a sign of the times that there is an "ap" to tell us how to mix our oil. I have been doing this for years. All I can say is that "not that much precision is needed". ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By renogeorge
I would be skeptical that the front end problems...

I would be skeptical that the front end problems are related to the condition of the shock, since the bike apparently worked fine before the tire change. I am with those who suggest something...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,455
Posted By renogeorge
Jerry is an expert and I am an amateur. But I...

Jerry is an expert and I am an amateur. But I believe he is talking about Windows Explorer, which is a standard part of Windows. And the Garmin files are created on your computer when you install...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By renogeorge
No experience with the PC. But my '07 has never...

No experience with the PC. But my '07 has never reverted back to different mapping or poor running after a Tune ECU re-map. This would include 5000 mile/6 month stints. I do have a map you can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By renogeorge
I was going to suggest checking sidestand switch...

I was going to suggest checking sidestand switch also. It is delicate and can cause intermittent cutting out/dying completely. For me it was often at low speeds where the stand or switch might move...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 161,637
Posted By renogeorge
I have no interest in playing dueling Death...

I have no interest in playing dueling Death Valley experts. I am not one. Just offering some suggestions based on limited info offered. If anyone has real time info on various routes, I think it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By renogeorge
I have 2 OEM slaves I can sell. 1 was installed...

I have 2 OEM slaves I can sell. 1 was installed for 32k miles, never a problem just replaced it for an Alaska trip. And 1 with 10k miles, never a problem replaced with Rekluse adjustable. PM to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 161,637
Posted By renogeorge
With your updates and seeing that you are basing...

With your updates and seeing that you are basing out of Panamint Springs, I would suggest:

Keeler to Cerra Gordo (good graded dirt), skip the loop up and around to Swansea. If there is no snow...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By renogeorge
With today's bikes I have had better luck when...

With today's bikes I have had better luck when fresh gas can get into the float bowl (s) to keep the varnish/green sh*t from building up. On a dirt bike with no fuel pump and gravity feed to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By renogeorge
Everyone has their favorites. But I avoid Tioga...

Everyone has their favorites. But I avoid Tioga whenever possible. Just too many people for me. Sonora and Ebbetts are much better rides IMO. If you are going farther south, Kennedy...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By renogeorge
In stock condition my 2007 had the most problems...

In stock condition my 2007 had the most problems with snatchiness right off of idle. In low speed situations where you want a gentle roll on to use available traction, it was almost impossible to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By renogeorge
E Bay specials on the quick connects. Leave an...

E Bay specials on the quick connects. Leave an inch or 2 of fuel line off of each tank's petcock, then quick connect then crossover (with T in crossover for line from rear tank). To remove tanks,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By renogeorge
A T in the crossover line works fine for me. I...

A T in the crossover line works fine for me. I installed quick disconnects on both ends of the crossover to make tank removal easier. Not absolutely necessary

FwIW
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 109,637
Posted By renogeorge
Expect snow on the ground in the mountains. You...

Expect snow on the ground in the mountains. You can probably ride some high desert single track/2 track in the valleys north of Reno . Average high Temps in low 50s. But nothing has been average...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By renogeorge
Mine is a 2007. I removed all ABS wiring and...

Mine is a 2007. I removed all ABS wiring and electronics and the slottled plate on the wheel and the ABS sensor. I installed an SE or non ABS Adv speedo sensor (can't remember which) It is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 341,723
Posted By renogeorge
Little late but....on the throttle cable issue, I...

Little late but....on the throttle cable issue, I have ridden KTM 300s for over 10 years. I never change to a longer cable, even when I ran bar risers. Extra cable flopping around above your bars...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By renogeorge
Cerra Gordo is up there. You can hit it off of...

Cerra Gordo is up there. You can hit it off of the highway from Keeler or from Saline valley Rd. I'd probably go in from Saline, check out the tram on the way. If snow stops you it's still a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By renogeorge
Berlin Icky is nice. And Kingston and Belmont...

Berlin Icky is nice. And Kingston and Belmont BLM are also good if you want designated. Also lots of good spots for primitive. Gas is always an issue out there given the distances. Only gas I know...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By renogeorge
Southern Saline Valley, Cerra Gordo

Southern Saline Valley, Cerra Gordo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By renogeorge
Unless there is a major storm you will be able to...

Unless there is a major storm you will be able to get over to NV if not on 50 then 80. If 395 south through Bridgeport is bad you can take 95 in NV all the way south to Beatty or cut back to 395 on 6...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 109,637
Posted By renogeorge
I'm thinking we should do a little ADVrider...

I'm thinking we should do a little ADVrider ride/get together out that way. Maybe Desert Creek when it warms up a little?? These Reno guys need to see more of Northern NV than the Valleys north of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By renogeorge
Slavens/Flatland works well for me and is...

Slavens/Flatland works well for me and is affordable
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,336
Posted By renogeorge
650 L Honda and Suzuki Kawasaki 650 are popular...

650 L Honda and Suzuki Kawasaki 650 are popular and affordable. 400 cc versions are better in the dirt but give away a little on road
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 109,637
Posted By renogeorge
You guys should check out the Middlegate thread...

You guys should check out the Middlegate thread in the West Regional forum. Great spot and close to home
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By renogeorge
Great video. For those who aren't familiar with...

Great video. For those who aren't familiar with Middlegate, it is a real Old NV cowboy bar that is super dirt bike friendly. With good food, gas and free camping, it makes a great base camp or pit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By renogeorge
I some recent pics, not mine, of the area and the...

I some recent pics, not mine, of the area and the bar/restaurant. Wish I knew how to post them.
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