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Old 02-12-2013, 06:51 AM   #3511
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[QUOTE=LukasM;

Has anybody else had this problem? I have been running the oil level at the higher end of the recommended range, maybe this coupled with some hard riding and sustained high speed runs while in supermoto trim led to foaming/misting and getting all this oil through the vent hose?
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I seem to only have CC blowby into the intake when I run oil levels above 1/2 way on the glass(my glass is round, and not the oval cylinder glass).
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:35 PM   #3512
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What do you mean the high end of the recommended range. It says to put in 1.4 litres. Not 1.5, not 1.3. But 1.4.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:45 PM   #3513
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I would say he means the higher level on the sight glass.

When I filled the exact amount by the manual and turned the motor over for a short time and then let it sit, the oil level in the sight glass was at the lower level so I topped it up a little bit at a time until it reached a level half way in between high and low. See page 71 of the manual.
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:38 PM   #3514
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Got to love LukasM's work!
Someday I hope to win the Lottery and just try and keep up with his projects and riding!
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:24 PM   #3515
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:28 PM   #3516
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34 hours on the 390, all valves in spec.


I haven't seen a need to remove the gas tank for the check.
Does it have to be removed for a shim, change?

loving this bike so far.
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Old 02-15-2013, 02:36 PM   #3517
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I've got a great race prep mechanic (Les Martin) converting my '09 Berg to a full rally bike for the '13 Mexican 1000.

It started as this:


I bought it used last year from an inmate in Arizona.

It now looks like this as it's getting ready for the rally build:






Full rally fairing and nav tower, with roadbook and ico. Safari tanks front and rear (should have about a 250 mile range). Tanks will be switchable to control which tanks to drain first. Dual FI pumps for redundancy. Full Ackropovic exhaust. M-Power Suspension by Martin Racing (Les). Will be dynoed and remapped for great power while running cool at high speeds. Seat Concepts seat. Complete rewiring of all electricals to ensure its waterproof (and idiot proof - every connector will be slightly different so you can't make any mistakes in making conncections). Rigid LED lights. I'm sure there's more I'm forgetting to mention.

Hopefully will be basically complete in about 2 weeks, and ready for testing and dialing in suspension.

Muchas Gracias to Les (and his son Chris) for putting their passion into this effort!
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Old 02-15-2013, 03:02 PM   #3518
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That's just awesome Larry!

Looking forward to seeing your progress and results. Dual fuel pumps? Love to hear more info on that.

You going to be riding that beast at the n00b Rally?

I saw the Long Ride you're leading, did exactly that ride during DV Daze but starting in FC, good times. A little training for your upcoming race.
Might be temped to do it with you on the Husa's as I was on the 250 at the time.

Thanks for sharing!
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:41 PM   #3519
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chinese radiators

Hi all,
Anyone on here tried the Chinese radiators on their 09-12 FE. Specifically the Winner Racing ones that say there 2 row 40mm thick core, cooling capacity doubled.
I was wondering if they fit ok with the thermo fan which is tight on the fuel tank with the std rads. The std ones are 2 row and just under 40mm thick anyway so are they just pulling our legs on the double capacity...

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Old 02-15-2013, 06:43 PM   #3520
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2010 fe 450

Hey guys,
I thought maybe I'd give it a shot. My berg is for sale on ebay. Anyone interested in getting a super set up bike for a great deal is welcome to check it out. I'm crazy for selling it as it has been perfect and I have invested so much in it. The item # is: 261169128316
thanks!
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:04 PM   #3521
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That's just awesome Larry!

Looking forward to seeing your progress and results. Dual fuel pumps? Love to hear more info on that.

You going to be riding that beast at the n00b Rally?

I saw the Long Ride you're leading, did exactly that ride during DV Daze but starting in FC, good times. A little training for your upcoming race.
Might be temped to do it with you on the Husa's as I was on the 250 at the time.

Thanks for sharing!
Finn,

The plan is to mount two fuel pumps external from the tank. May have a switch to choose between them, or more likely just the opportunity to switch quick disonnects to change from one to the other.

May have it at the n00b rally - not sure yet, but definitely planning on a long training ride. See you in DV!
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:07 PM   #3522
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Anyone have a source for a low rally pipe for the Bergs?
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:37 PM   #3523
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Anyone have a source for a low rally pipe for the Bergs?
Maybe try Thomas Berglund Racing http://www.berglundracing.com

Use Translate. I will PM you his email. Lukas no doubt knows where to get one.
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:17 AM   #3524
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Finn,

The plan is to mount two fuel pumps external from the tank. May have a switch to choose between them, or more likely just the opportunity to switch quick disonnects to change from one to the other.

May have it at the n00b rally - not sure yet, but definitely planning on a long training ride. See you in DV!
What an awesome build

As one of probably many dreamers who wish they could do they same, I am wondering what the ballpark estimate cost would be for such a makeover, assuming you already had the bike?
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:29 AM   #3525
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SSDave - I'll be in for over $6K in parts, probably approaching $7.5K. Probably about 150 hours of labor by the time it's done. It's definitely not cheap, but so very cool...
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