Stuck in Zacatecas, Mexico

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jrzyguy, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. bisbonian

    bisbonian Long timer

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    I've always been told that most "carburetor problems" are electrical in nature.
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  2. jrzyguy

    jrzyguy Restless

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    I can appreciate your comment now since the mystery is over (I hope).
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  3. SikDMAX

    SikDMAX Been here awhile

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    So, do you have good news?
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  4. Bgunn

    Bgunn Mucha distancia

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  5. scooteraug02

    scooteraug02 Dog Rancher

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    Could have solved it day one if you would have added. "I recently added a new aftermarket stator."
    It is common in trouble shooting to check everything that was recently done on the item whether you think it was done perfectly or not. New parts are defective too.
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  6. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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  7. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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    Take "red" paint pen....mark the bolt heads.:wink:
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  8. Adv Grifter

    Adv Grifter on the road o'dreams

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    Yep! Below is what I wrote back on post #57.
    My "mentor" at the shop I worked at always pointed this out to us Noob mechanics to watch for. Seems to still be good advice. :cry

    Glad to see the OP is back on the road in Mexico ... seeing some really beautiful areas. Check out his ride report.
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  9. StmbtDave

    StmbtDave AKA Invisible Dave

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    It's confusing that he had two separate threads going but he did mention the stator upgrade clear back in post #3 in the Trip Planning thread.

    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19805152&postcount=3

    "The mods made to my '09 DR 650 are as follows: 4.9 gal IMS gas tank, Corbin seat, lowered pegs, bar risers, fork springs, high output stator, rear racks for pelican cases, wind screen, Garmin GPS. Picture to follow."
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