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Old 04-25-2012, 06:07 AM   #41746
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Are you sure you are correct in what is in and out? If it is that just dont make sense
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:16 AM   #41747
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Are you sure you are correct in what is in and out? If it is that just dont make sense
Yes, The sensor is in the long line that comes out the bottom of the engine, it goes up and into the cooler, then out the cooler is a short pipe that goes into the frame just below the filler cap,

As I then see it there is a short line near the bottom of the frame that goes into the engine

There are 2 pipes that go into the engine, the long one and a short one, my understanding is that the short one feeds from the frame tank into the engine

I am as confused here with the temperature readings as can be

Unfortunately I am not close to the bike now, so will get some pictures later
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:04 AM   #41748
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Soooo, what is the collective wisdom on this modification (relocating and/or resizing the Regulator/Rectifier)? Especially considering the Shorai Battery Relocation, has this modification taken hold??

I get it that the rectifier changes the 3-phase AC signal into DC (the opposite of an inverter, right?), and the regulator ensures that the proper voltage gets sent to the battery for recharging. By installing a more efficient unit, would that simply reduce the amount of resistance sent to the Reg/Rec unit (thus both reducing heat discharge as well as making make more wattage available for other uses)? What I am wondering is whether a more efficient Reg/Rec would free up some wattage, to power some more heated gear.

I know that somebody is going to pile onto me with a lecture about volts, watts, and amps. I am all ears--please instruct.

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The reason I want to do this is to make room to add XR600R style fuel tank mounts.

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:17 AM   #41749
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well after 15 years I sold my BMW R100GS PD, it was time for a change, after searching the web and comparing cycles, with the help of the dealer giving me a price I wanted I am now the owner of a 2012 XR650L, I just wanted to introduce myself as I get more into dual sport riding (taking it easy at first). So anyone in the Albany, NY area that could suggest some rides I'd appreciate it.

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:22 AM   #41750
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well after 15 years I sold my BMW R100GS PD, it was time for a change, after searching the web and comparing cycles, with the help of the dealer giving me a price I wanted I am now the owner of a 2012 XR650L, I just wanted to introduce myself as I get more into dual sport riding (taking it easy at first). So anyone in the Albany, NY area that could suggest some rides I'd appreciate it.

thanks

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:34 AM   #41751
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As far as Lex's rewiring the R/R in a more direct fashion, he is not the only one. It is a big mod for Triumph Tiger pre 07s for more watts. I haven't done it to my 06 Tiger because at it last service I had the dealership test it and said it was well within specs. I know electrical parts don't slowly die out, but usually work perfectly until you are in the middle of now where and just go puff. But didn't see the need at the time. It very well may get done on the Tiger and XRL when I electrical skills get better.
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:47 AM   #41752
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well after 15 years I sold my BMW R100GS PD, it was time for a change, after searching the web and comparing cycles, with the help of the dealer giving me a price I wanted I am now the owner of a 2012 XR650L, I just wanted to introduce myself as I get more into dual sport riding (taking it easy at first). So anyone in the Albany, NY area that could suggest some rides I'd appreciate it.

thanks

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we're a quirky bunch but harmless (well most of the time).. You will find plenty of rides and events throughout the year
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:01 AM   #41753
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The problem is the sensor is in the line that comes out the engine before it goes into the cooler
You might want to compare with Spud's set up and readings
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...=781962&page=5
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:28 AM   #41754
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well after 15 years I sold my BMW R100GS PD, it was time for a change, after searching the web and comparing cycles, with the help of the dealer giving me a price I wanted I am now the owner of a 2012 XR650L, I just wanted to introduce myself as I get more into dual sport riding (taking it easy at first). So anyone in the Albany, NY area that could suggest some rides I'd appreciate it.

thanks

Strong suggestion, spend a week and read the entire thread!
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:32 AM   #41755
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Strong suggestion, spend a week and read the entire thread!
Best Advice ever, I am actually going through it again and making a file with links for myself for future reference
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:56 AM   #41756
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Yes, The sensor is in the long line that comes out the bottom of the engine, it goes up and into the cooler, then out the cooler is a short pipe that goes into the frame just below the filler cap,

As I then see it there is a short line near the bottom of the frame that goes into the engine

There are 2 pipes that go into the engine, the long one and a short one, my understanding is that the short one feeds from the frame tank into the engine

I am as confused here with the temperature readings as can be

Unfortunately I am not close to the bike now, so will get some pictures later
Sounds like a calibration issue. Put both sensors in boiling water and see what the difference is. They may read claose at a lower temp.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:58 AM   #41757
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Best Advice ever, I am actually going through it again and making a file with links for myself for future reference
WTF happened to the index several of us helped make???
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:03 AM   #41758
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Soooo, what is the collective wisdom on this modification (relocating and/or resizing the Regulator/Rectifier)? Especially considering the Shorai Battery Relocation, has this modification taken hold??

I get it that the rectifier changes the 3-phase AC signal into DC (the opposite of an inverter, right?), and the regulator ensures that the proper voltage gets sent to the battery for recharging. By installing a more efficient unit, would that simply reduce the amount of resistance sent to the Reg/Rec unit (thus both reducing heat discharge as well as making make more wattage available for other uses)? What I am wondering is whether a more efficient Reg/Rec would free up some wattage, to power some more heated gear.

I know that somebody is going to pile onto me with a lecture about volts, watts, and amps. I am all ears--please instruct.

PD
The alternator always puts out max power (since the L has a permanent magnet alternator), what the bike doesn't need gets dumped by the regulator as heat.

A smaller regulator would just cook itself trying to dissipate the power.

The upside to a permanent magnet alternator is you can bump-start with a dead battery or no battery.
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:21 PM   #41759
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WTF happened to the index several of us helped make???
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451212

It died when Raven sold her bike. She was the driver and only one who could edit it. I seem to remember some upset/dispute she got into and then disappeared.

It would be a big help to new folks but a huge undertaking to accomplish.

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Old 04-25-2012, 01:31 PM   #41760
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Explanation of what you've done?
Digital oil temperature gauge!

I got a bolt the same size as the stock dipstick screw, drilled a hole through it, and used a high range digital meat thermometer as the dipstick. I used JB Weld to secure it there and threw on an o-ring on the bolt, and poof. I now can tell how hot my bike is running at all times.
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