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Old 02-02-2009, 08:03 PM   #256
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Try adjusting your clutch lever play. I used to laugh when people started complaining about their bikes stalling because my X never stalled. Then one day after about 4000 miles it stalled on me, the problem got worse. I tried several things and nothing seemed to work. One day I adjusted the clutch lever free play (reducing the play) and my bike stopped stalling. It stated stalling again a couple thousand miles later, I adjusted the clutch again and it stopped. I am guessing the bike runs so lean at idle that the slighest drag on the clutch caused it to stall. This would also explain why it is not an issue when the bike warms up, as the oil has thined out reducing the drag.

Give it a try, it worked for me, and you can't beat the price.

Jim in Sacramento
Their is a switch connected to the clutch lever, it's a position switch actually. And yes it can stall/kill the motor. No theory involved as steel is shrinking at temps less then 68 degrees (I use to know the formula to calculate the contraction over a known distance at the known temp but I can't recall it right now) anyway on a cold day steel will shorten/shrink and if the free play is not correct it can kill the motor. This should be a likely candidate if you are experiencing this issue. Go look at that position sensor electronic switch coming out the back side of the clutch lever.

I also spoke with a service tech about this very subject and he stated the clutch free play is the first thing they look at for cold temperature stalling issues.
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Old 02-03-2009, 03:54 AM   #257
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Clutch lever & gear lever switch bypass how-to?

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Their is a switch connected to the clutch lever, it's a position switch actually.
... Go look at that position sensor electronic switch coming out the back side of the clutch lever.
Speaking of which:
I'm not sure if someone has made a step-by-step guide on bypassing the clutch lever switch, and also the switch on the gear lever?

I know this has been done, would anyone care to elaborate how the bypass should be done? Remove switch, connect some wires, do this/ don't do this -kind-of-thing. I've been meaning to do this, and now that my guarantee is over anyways, I'd be willing to go ahead with it.
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Old 02-03-2009, 04:05 AM   #258
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I did.

Clutch: just remove the switch and solder the two wires together
Sidestand: remove the switch and connect the red and the white wire together.


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Old 02-03-2009, 04:11 AM   #259
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Purrfect!
Simple & effective, thanks Max.
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Old 02-03-2009, 05:41 PM   #260
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Check the vendors thread for those that have ordered the "Hard parts"

I need address for most of you guys.

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Old 02-04-2009, 04:10 AM   #261
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Hi Chaps, i'd like to fit the 14 tooth sprocket to my bike. Does anyone have the part #? Or where i can buy one in Australia .

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Old 02-04-2009, 05:06 AM   #262
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JT Sprockets JTF 402, available in 13 - 16 teeth

(same type as on the F650 Funduro/ and Dakar, or the Aprilia Pegaso)
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Old 02-04-2009, 05:23 PM   #263
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Too chilly to work in the barn tonight so i snuck into the basement.. a couple pics of the work and a few needed tools.
and yes my air shock is showing wear...



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Old 02-04-2009, 06:55 PM   #264
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Too chilly to work in the barn tonight so i snuck into the basement.. a couple pics of the work and a few needed tools.
and yes my air shock is showing wear...


Damn, you must have some big ass vermin in that basement of yours!
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:16 PM   #265
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that is

thats is for tele marketers ..

ohhhh the phone?
that is in case my GF calls..
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:50 PM   #266
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OK, what is that little screw in presta size fitting that comes on out stock pump. you have to take that out to screw in the fitting to pump up the shock. is there a purpose? (I am missing something )


second where do you find floor (bike) pumps to keep in the garage? to make it eaiser to up the PSI before I ride. the under seat one works, but dam arm is tired. have a girl friend so its out of shape you know.

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Old 02-04-2009, 10:51 PM   #267
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Too chilly to work in the barn tonight so i snuck into the basement.. a couple pics of the work and a few needed tools.
and yes my air shock is showing wear...



hehehehhe, his Glock is showing.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:29 AM   #268
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Hi Max. Thanks
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:41 AM   #269
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OK, what is that little screw in presta size fitting that comes on out stock pump. you have to take that out to screw in the fitting to pump up the shock. is there a purpose? (I am missing something )


second where do you find floor (bike) pumps to keep in the garage? to make it eaiser to up the PSI before I ride. the under seat one works, but dam arm is tired. have a girl friend so its out of shape you know.

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Pump

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=4360
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:17 AM   #270
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hehehehhe, his Glock is showing.
The Glock is also used to loosen stubborn nuts... from my property and this mortal coil...

Any of you guys gonna be at Laurel Fork in early May?
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