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Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,020
Posted By Sporting Wood
Steve-O, should have bought the RC8 instead. ...

Steve-O, should have bought the RC8 instead. KTM's are actually sold on the notion, "Ready to Race". BMW's on the other hand, seem like they are more along the lines of Ready to Blow. :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sporting Wood
Wouldn't miss #10 for nothing! :freaky

Wouldn't miss #10 for nothing! :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By Sporting Wood
Damn! That sucks. Those things can be a little...

Damn! That sucks. Those things can be a little tricky to get on without binding.

Probably was the guy that put it in last time...FWIW, you were the guy using the torque wrench! Is there...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By Sporting Wood
I don't know for sure, couldn't find the TSB...

I don't know for sure, couldn't find the TSB file... You're probably right. It was one of the many 5.5 updates, and emission related which usually causes manufacturers to jump through fiery hoops...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By Sporting Wood
I think that this is covered by KTM if you take...

I think that this is covered by KTM if you take it to the dealer. Might want to check if all the other warranty updates were done too, as this may be a sign that they haven't.
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
This prefilter could work that way but its really...

This prefilter could work that way but its really not necessary. Since its dual layered and its fine filtration foam is the same as in the primary filter, it will serve to prefilter in front of the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 96
Posted By Sporting Wood
You know how to get here RB. Bring some more of...

You know how to get here RB. Bring some more of those beers with the label pic of the two of us sitting in lawnchairs getting drunk.:freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-27-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 96
Posted By Sporting Wood
4 hotels in town, BBQ place, Mexican place,...

4 hotels in town, BBQ place, Mexican place, pizza, etc...city maintained campground (free) in the back yard of Don and Kathy McCoy's (realmccoy here on adv) bunkhouse with a public bathhouse. Don...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-26-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 96
Posted By Sporting Wood
+1. This place is awesome and the riding here,...

+1. This place is awesome and the riding here, off or on, is some of the best in the world...seriously!
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
In my experience, the combination of 42 pilot,...

In my experience, the combination of 42 pilot, 2nt clip and 4mm floats tends to be rather lean on the low end even with larger mains, 178's. California riding tends to go a tiny bit richer than we...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Sporting Wood
Take the Sprinter van.:huh 77 is about the only...

Take the Sprinter van.:huh 77 is about the only good way out. 21 or 601 is eat up with traffic and lots of lights...slooooowww. I'd go through Mt Airy on 89, then run Wards Gap/Orchard Gap rd....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By Sporting Wood
The vacuum ports BELOW the carbs or throttle...

The vacuum ports BELOW the carbs or throttle bodies that are in the INTAKE MANIFOLDS.

Plug with a machine screw and sealer as described above. Connecting the two ports together with another...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 57,118
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yo Weave, I just found this thread. I could have...

Yo Weave, I just found this thread. I could have brought my crew up there from NC and hooked you up! Looks great though, couldn't do better.

I built one for myself about 12 years ago similar...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Sporting Wood
What he said. There are several things that...

What he said. There are several things that could go wrong. I would first make sure the front plug boot is down all the way. They need to be forced pretty hard to click. Carbs will need some...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By Sporting Wood
Oh good, last house I built down there was...

Oh good, last house I built down there was 2000... I was worried there for a minute. I put 200+ homes in and around there in the late 90's before moving to High Point. The HVAC inspector would...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Curious, what kind of afr are you pulling at near...

Curious, what kind of afr are you pulling at near redline?
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Lots of 168's 170's 175's 178's etc... Only one...

Lots of 168's 170's 175's 178's etc... Only one 172. Tells ya something, eh?

I've got an order with FP. Can add on some 172's for you.
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Give me a ring when you have time. Slow week,...

Give me a ring when you have time. Slow week, pretty flexible.:freaky
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By Sporting Wood
Yep, not to say there is actually one there...

Yep, not to say there is actually one there though. Should be down the line from the upstairs air return or sometimes both air returns depending on the install, and often just a damper rod sticking...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By Sporting Wood
Is the problem that you are on a 1 zone system,...

Is the problem that you are on a 1 zone system, with 2 floors and that you have a wide difference in temps between the two?

I mention it because there shouldn't be a need to do what you describe...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Sporting Wood
I have a lot of these...in stainless or...

I have a lot of these...in stainless or carburized steel. Will send you some for shipping.:freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
I have a box of jets. Will turn up a couple...

I have a box of jets. Will turn up a couple 172's for you if I can find some in there. Same things in my bike.
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Just to confirm, air jets are 80 & 50, stock...

Just to confirm, air jets are 80 & 50, stock right?

If its lean at full throttle wfo then by all means increase main jet size. My baseline is merely a starting point for utilizing 45 pilots. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,298
Posted By Sporting Wood
I like the venerable old MT21 front for a knob...

I like the venerable old MT21 front for a knob with pavement stick. They're surprising just how well they'll do on pavement. I also run the Heidinau front though its not really what we'd call a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By Sporting Wood
Roll rubber ribbed floor walkway stuff has lasted...

Roll rubber ribbed floor walkway stuff has lasted well over the past few years on my gobis
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Patience Grasshopper. I've had a few issues that...

Patience Grasshopper. I've had a few issues that needed to be overcome but its entering production. It'll be awesome and inexpensive too!
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Its hanging on a hook in the shop. Come on down...

Its hanging on a hook in the shop. Come on down and bring lots of beer! Haha

Forgot. Not there now but will send you some pics wgen I get back.
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Man, I'd be scared I would drop my phone when the...

Man, I'd be scared I would drop my phone when the wind catches my glove! I like the sound! You will get more with the filter but you will also get a bit louder with it lean in the midrange or if...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Sporting Wood
There's some awesome riding up there. Check out...

There's some awesome riding up there. Check out Don McCoy's place in Matewan. (http://www.hatfieldmccoyinn.com)

He's inmate The Real McCoy here. This guy led us to some great riding all around...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sporting Wood
Its possible to swap seals without removing the...

Its possible to swap seals without removing the heads...

Roll it to tdc, install a compression tester hose in the plug hole and connect the other side to compressed air. Pressurize the cylinder...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
Fear not. You could keep the stock map if you...

Fear not. You could keep the stock map if you wanted. It'll get slightly lean at high rpm but rarely do we go up there anyway. The maps as developed represent the idea of extracting more...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
45 pilots, needle at /4, and good size main as...

45 pilots, needle at /4, and good size main as you have will make for a rich low end! Even with 5mm floats.

I always emphasize that tuning the 950 is more an infuriating process rather than...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Sporting Wood
If anyone is close by to me in NC, I'd like to...

If anyone is close by to me in NC, I'd like to measure and develop a filter assembly similar to the ones for the LC8's that I make which dispose of the air box completely.
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,759
Posted By Sporting Wood
FWIW, Echo comes with a 5 year homeowner...

FWIW, Echo comes with a 5 year homeowner warranty...which is pretty spectacular.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,759
Posted By Sporting Wood
I hear ya but...so are Echos and Stihls! I...

I hear ya but...so are Echos and Stihls!

I was thinking that when I bought my last Echo.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,759
Posted By Sporting Wood
I grew up working in the family sawmill so I know...

I grew up working in the family sawmill so I know a thing or 2 about saws. I was the guy who got to fix all of them! :-( And we had a LOT of chainsaws! People get bent out of shape about this...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
I seel as many 990 kits as I do 950. They tend...

I seel as many 990 kits as I do 950. They tend to be a lot easier to tune in, as the carbs give people fits. Results are excellent!

Kits are in stock and ready to ship though I'm almost out. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 67,559
Posted By Sporting Wood
George, thats great! I can lend you my wideband...

George, thats great! I can lend you my wideband o2 meter if you like. I may want to pick your brain about your map. I dont have a 990 here...I'm old and like carbs...but I want to get a better...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By Sporting Wood
BTW,That kinda makes me sad...and this from a guy...

BTW,That kinda makes me sad...and this from a guy who almost went over the side of that years ago when I couldnt turn the ABS off on my old cow BMW.
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By Sporting Wood
Hey George, looks like you guys had a good...

Hey George, looks like you guys had a good adventure! Cheers!
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