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Old 10-27-2012, 03:51 AM   #15016
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Hi! :)
My name is Tom, I live in Poland and I am owner of BRP. I use the HS40 Mikuni carburetor. Does anyone have more information about this carburetor than the link?

http://www.zodiac.nl/instructions/234862.pdf

I know this is a simple carb but want to know more about him.

Thanks in advance for any information about this carburetor and greet.:)
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Old 10-27-2012, 08:46 AM   #15017
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Manracks(he's a member on ADV) makes the best fender support I've found. I've broken 6-7 of the type you showed. Manracks uses the same design but added a couple tweaks for added strength.



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Just went online and I think you're directing this to me. I did notice the stock set-up, with the added weight of the plate was a tad floppy. I'll be looking for that now. I may have to womp her again tomorrow though.

Thanks folks,

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Old 10-27-2012, 09:49 AM   #15018
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i've come to terms with the fact that if it does not start easily something is wrong with it mechanically.

I'm blown away with how easy mine starts once all the pieces are put together right, and are dialed.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:08 AM   #15019
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Manracks(he's a member on ADV) makes the best fender support I've found. I've broken 6-7 of the type you showed. Manracks uses the same design but added a couple tweaks for added strength.
. Yep, my first source. He's beefed my XRL up and has a great support for the XRR at a great price for inmates. I've already got my PM in to him.

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Old 10-27-2012, 05:23 PM   #15020
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Question rear axle play

I have noticed a bit play between the ID of the brake side rear wheel bearing and the OD of the axle. The bearing rolls smooth with no play and seems to be in good shape. They are pivot works bearings a couple of seasons old. Anybody else have this? It's not severe and has not got worse in the last 250 miles since I first noticed. I was going to replace the bearing today but that doesn't seem like the problem. Can the axle wear out?
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:00 PM   #15021
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anybody is doing bolt on fan for BRP?
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:07 PM   #15022
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anybody is doing bolt on fan for BRP?
KTM

Might need some mods though.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:16 PM   #15023
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Hi! :)
My name is Tom, I live in Poland and I am owner of BRP. I use the HS40 Mikuni carburetor. Does anyone have more information about this carburetor than the link?

http://www.zodiac.nl/instructions/234862.pdf

I know this is a simple carb but want to know more about him.

Thanks in advance for any information about this carburetor and greet.:)
Hey Tom.

What type of information would you like to know? There are lot of people here that use the HS/TM 40 carb.

I am currently working through the jetting process with mine. I have some jets showing up next week to continue to fine tune it.
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:24 PM   #15024
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Hi. Found a 650R which looks nice. Except it isn't platted and doesn't have the lights setup. Can anyone tell me how much work and $ it's going to cost me to legalize over here in CA?
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:52 PM   #15025
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Hi. Found a 650R which looks nice. Except it isn't platted and doesn't have the lights setup. Can anyone tell me how much work and $ it's going to cost me to legalize over here in CA?

You'll never be able to get it plated in CA. You'd have to buy one that is already plated.
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:00 PM   #15026
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You'll never be able to get it plated in CA. You'd have to buy one that is already plated.
That is the official stance. You can sometimes sneak them by, but there is a good chance the plate may get pulled. That whole deadline in 2002 is why plated dirtbikes carry such a high value here in CA.

Maybe register it in AZ or NV?

You are looking at about $350 for a decent dualsport kit, something like Baja Designs. It should have all the gear you need to get it solid, except the mirrors.
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:13 PM   #15027
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Does anyone make an externally adjustable main jet for the stock carb?
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:14 PM   #15028
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That is the official stance. You can sometimes sneak them by, but there is a good chance the plate may get pulled. That whole deadline in 2002 is why plated dirtbikes carry such a high value here in CA.

Maybe register it in AZ or NV?

You are looking at about $350 for a decent dualsport kit, something like Baja Designs. It should have all the gear you need to get it solid, except the mirrors.

I know UT and CO are the easiest. Never tried Nevada since I didnt live there or know anyone who did.
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:31 PM   #15029
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Another question: Is there any real difference in billet clutch baskets between brands? There is the Hinson, Barnett, Wiseco and a few others. Not a huge difference in price amongst the batch.
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:37 AM   #15030
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Eek Head gasket?

Has anyone ever blown a head gasket on their BRP? Toll mine on the trails a couple weeks ago, laid it over a couple times, later while cruising along the trail an antifreeze bomb goes off between my legs. Had the radiators pressure checked and they came back good. Can't see any obvious clues on any of the hoses that would warrant a big and sudden leak like that. Wondering if anyone has had this happen to them or have any ideas about it. Thanks.
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