2000 Moto Guzzi Quota

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by airheadbruce, Nov 4, 2004.

  1. Rokoneer

    Rokoneer Been here awhile

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    Well that sucks...

    Did you try and PM him or email him through the board?
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=111324

    He's been acitve on the Quota Yahoo group not too long ago, maybe try there?
  2. goodolguzzi

    goodolguzzi Guzzen around the hood

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    :clap...I gots one of the six!!! :thumb

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    serious bling :pimp

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    It's an absolute work of art that sounds wicked :thumb
    Copious compliments all the time for your meticulous detail...thank you papasloan :super
  3. waspp

    waspp Been here awhile

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    That exhaust looks great! Very nice work and on my list of upgrades needed!
  4. Nessman

    Nessman Cluttered Minimalist

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    :bow

    Damn Price, that's art.
  5. nowgrn4

    nowgrn4 Rainmaker

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    That is a work of art. It makes the oil journals accessible for fitting a oil cooler with the OEM crossover gone. Hhhmmmm.........
  6. JohnG.

    JohnG. Long timer

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    Congrats,look's very tidy :super
  7. papasloan

    papasloan n00b

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    Thanks for all the kind words. I have a lot of different exh systems. I stick with the 2 in to one for the Q It seems to work on all Quota's.
    I currently have a Power commander 5 on the Q it was made for a harley. Using a dual sensor Autotune. It was the easiest Fuel tuning I ever did. Just update the map from the autotune and ride it some more and upload the changes. Right now it runs better than ever. As for mufflers I can make a muffler like the one in the pics. They work very well and sound good. Although a little on the loud side for some. I got used to mine.
    I make 2 styles muffler, one that is packed with fiberglass packing and one that just uses a perforated core like the Bubb mufflers. My Q runs the perf core and my Stone uses the packed core.
    Not as loud as a harley though.
  8. ScuRoo

    ScuRoo n00b

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    Hi fella's

    Ridden my Quota thru the dunes of the Sahara desert - didn't expect to slaughter my best mate's GS - but it did!
    These things are damn under rated. Guzzi predjudice maybe - usual Italian electrics crap, dunno? I rate 'em ***** !
    Never broke, never died, never fell on Morocco's two top hardest rated routes. My mates were constantly on deck. I can't work it out. Gotta conclude the bike is a enduro beast...

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  9. ScuRoo

    ScuRoo n00b

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    My mate Glen reckons his new head-dress get-up keeps his Blighty road-roading leathers cool...:rofl
  10. Mr. Vintage

    Mr. Vintage Family Dude

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    Black and yellow look good. Welcome to the fray.
  11. 2 is better than 4

    2 is better than 4 Calculated risk takr

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    I finally found a red one and have had it for two years now and I've found another toy that I gotta have so I need to sell it! 36k all-dayer sadle, happy trails cases, two racks, manual patcocks, two exhausts, dynojet power commander II, 18" rear wheel, extra tires, touring windscreen, volt meter, handle bar risers, and plumbed for a aux fuel tank on the rack. $5000
  12. chain

    chain Long timer

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    Still looking for Papa Sloan

    Tired of welding my stock exhaust.

    Anyone know where / how to get in touch with the master?
  13. 96ssportsp

    96ssportsp Adventurer

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    I guess I am going to revive this thread from the dead. :D Just picked up a Quota that was for sale here on Adv Rider. Fun bike so far. Going to install the Gustaffson wings that came with it and change all the fluids. Also need to check valve clearance. Used to do valves on my old Ducati SS and wifes monster, so these should be easy. Anyone have a simple trick for getting cylinder to tdc? Thanks, Scott.
  14. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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  15. hahnda

    hahnda Been here awhile

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    Bike on centerstand and put it in 5th gear. Remove the spark plugs. Turn engine over with rear wheel. Put finger over spark plug hole. Feel for air trying to push on your finger, not trying to suck it in. Take a straw and put in plug hole. Continue to turn rear wheel just a bit more until you feel with the straw it is at TDC. Don't use a screwdriver or anything solid in the plug hole. When you do find TDC on compression stroke double check that both valves have that tiny amount of play in them before you try to adjust. If either one doesn't have play you might be on the wrong stroke.
  16. 96ssportsp

    96ssportsp Adventurer

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    Thanks man!!!:clap Just what I was looking for, thought it might be something like that, but wasn't sure.

    Ride safe, Scott.
  17. Twinsport

    Twinsport Adventurer

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    congrats on your new Quota.
  18. 96ssportsp

    96ssportsp Adventurer

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    Thank you! There seems to be quite a few, relatively, maybe half a dozen, in the Northwest. Cool bike. Learning the quirks. Need to get it to Moto International for tb sync and tps set. The fueling does not seem quite right.

    Ride safe, Scott.
  19. Twinsport

    Twinsport Adventurer

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    one thing you might want to look at is the engine temperature sensor. It has a plastic housing on it that insulates the device from the heat. You can buy a metal one from Guzzi but I made one from a brass pipe fitting. After that my bike doesnt run so rich and seems to get better mileage.
  20. 96ssportsp

    96ssportsp Adventurer

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    Thanks, I will look into that. Do you know the thread size offhand? I can pull it, should not be an issue.

    Ride safe, Scott.