Ultra gravel-traveller. RC8´ed Adv-S...

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by LocuL, May 29, 2010.

  1. Mudguts

    Mudguts when in doubt GAS IT

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    If I read the tread you state a bazzas ECU , but is it a piggy back or replacement
  2. Vicks

    Vicks gets stuck in sand

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    Thanks guys. PC, that cheapcycleparts link.... Wow !! used RC8 radiators on e-bay are like 400$ and this one's NEW !! thanks again for that.

    I just went around looking for coolant capacity numbers and understand that the RC8 cooling system takes roughly 2.6ltr :huh and my 990 takes 2.1ltrs right ?. With that, i don't feel like throwing away 400+ $ anymore at 500ml more or coolant , so i'll stick to a second cooling fan i guess, or when i find a cheap one, i'm thinking of using a second adv/duke radiator to cut up (two radiators) and join them to create a larger one with 20-30% more capacity. A used 990 rad should cost closer to 100-150$ and another 50$ for the work. Of course i'll have to relocate the oil tank, which will be part of a underseat oil tank + fairing mounted oil cooler project.

    cheers
  3. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Sounds like a great ay to increase cooling. Hovv you vvill merge the 2 parts i don´t knovv but if you go vvith ´something like the RC8 size you have to modify your tanks. And my experience is that it can´t be done vvith the original tanks.

    Regards

    ps: Safaritanks though is another story, can tell about that in a month...:deal
  4. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Not much from this side, yet. Next vveek i should have some more info.
    Bike is at a nevv dealer to try connect ECU vvith immobilizer.

    Before take off(in a van...again).
    [​IMG]

    have fun
  5. elephant man

    elephant man Adventurer

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    now that is porn!
  6. Joeman68

    Joeman68 Tanker

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    Will be an epic ride!
  7. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    Heee,

    Are you sure that the bike will run with the rollover sensor mounted like this? It looks like it's mounted like the bike will think its down on the ground all the time! Could even be why the bike wont start? Or did you move it already?

    [​IMG]
  8. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Hmmm novv you got me thinking, but as the bike is at the dealer i can´t check it. Then again i think i maybe moved it. I´ll report it on to the dealer. VVill have a chat vvith him tomorrovv to clarify hovv many hours and such.

    This dosn´t have much todo vvith the project and then again, this is here i tasted the "offroad" on the 950 some years ago. I´ll soon take a visit here again...just faster...and avoid the German made obstacles.

    CLICK
    [​IMG]


    Out
  9. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    Looks scary! Hope u can get it started.
  10. Mudguts

    Mudguts when in doubt GAS IT

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    Just want to say , toll you so:lol3
  11. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    :D garhhh

    But in my defence my and I vvent fiddled vvith this sensor before vve shipped the bike off.

    Then again, vvhat type of resistor vvould be used for bridging it out?
  12. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Little update.

    Spoke vvith the dealer today and i has started vvith the diagnostic tool xc-1 and as i assumed he stumbled into problem betvveen the ECU and immo.

    vvaiting...
  13. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    So it spun for a whilo on its own!!!! :clap
  14. HappyGoLucky

    HappyGoLucky Goeie Grys Giftige Gert!

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    Fucking A! :clap:clap:clap
  15. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Noooooooo nono

    It did not start. I wrote it wrong. He started testing with the diagnostic tool and got to the ecu/immo problem. Sorry for sucking to English grammar
  16. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    damn you! avvesome place! :lol3
  17. Katoom119

    Katoom119 Mmmm....Orange Kool-aid

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    Don't ever worry about that. Your English is better than our Danish.
  18. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    I learned how to drive a car on those huge, butifull beaches in denmark. When i was 12 :lol3

    Thats how empty they can be! Do you ever take a bike on it?
  19. HappyGoLucky

    HappyGoLucky Goeie Grys Giftige Gert!

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    Fucking B.

    :lol3

    Soon. We'll be back to Fucking A!

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  20. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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