"L" Build for fun

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Wattner, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    The XPC seat has similar excellent build quality, but just ended up too tall for me. The XPC would definitely be my second choice!!!!
  2. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    CW made the stickers... I'm sure he could make some more. I'll order them up for you!

    Your ADV Monster lights are the most amazing lights I have seen.... As soon as I get home, the bike will be addorning an ADVMonster sticker for sure!!!!! I will be getting a set of the 60 Watt lights to put on this bike and move the 40's to the moped. AWESOME lights!!! (And, CW wants a couple pair for his bikes as well....)
  3. tjrockit

    tjrockit One day closer...

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    I remember when you were in Austin after the big hail storms and the TV ads were warning of "Storm Chasers"... :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
  4. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    Haha.... I am from Austin, came back after the storm and left just as fast. Too much competition...I'll stay in South Florida :D
  5. mtnpass

    mtnpass Admiral Vag

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    Ditto X a million. I have gained more insight into my bike and seen possibilities never thought available. I love my XR and now a have a roadmap to awesomeness.
  6. taco250

    taco250 wannabe adventurer

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    +1

    Just need to find all that $$$$$$$$$$$$$
  7. JensEskildsen

    JensEskildsen Long timer

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    Little type-o I guess, or brainfart even.... :)

    I just wanted to clarify so people dont get confused.

    Awesome build.
  8. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer Supporter

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    Typo??
  9. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    In the jetting world that I have been used to, fat means rich.... CW Leaned out the main by installing a smaller jet. Sorry if I created confusion :wink:
  10. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer Supporter

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    I have been in the same world some 71 years:D Don't understand any confusion?
  11. mcma111

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    Raising the needle or lowering the clip also fattens up the mixture.
  12. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    Uhhhhh.... Then the opposite of what I said.... He leaned the main and leaned the needle with a movement of the clip :evil:freaky

    And all is happy and ended well :clap

    Jetting is spot on!
  13. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    No, He leaned the main and fattened up the needle.
  14. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Time to dump the carb for FI.

    Just tweak the map slightly with the netbook in your bumbag and...

    You don't carry a netbook? Weirdo.
  15. Jud

    Jud Long timer

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    To tell the truth, I wouldn't mind having a cheap, simple FI, aftermarket alternative for a thumper. There are aftermarket FI systems in the automotive aftermarket that are pretty cool and some can get fairly cheap. Some are even basically plug and play systems that read O2 levels and basically self adjust! I wouldn't mind a 1-1.5K$ aftermarket TB and injection setup as I'm getting tired of ethanol crapping up the carbs {doesn't effect FI near as bad} and if I get a new FCR, that's roughly 500$ anyway.
  16. Brtp4

    Brtp4 Powdercoat it. Supporter

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    Personally, I want to see more pics of your rolling artwork Mr Wattner.

    BP
  17. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    Action pictures. Jumping tall buildings. Leaping raging

    waters.
  18. XR650L

    XR650L Been here awhile

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    How about some more pictures of that XR?????
  19. sc-razor

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    Good grief:rofl
  20. HeadTrauma

    HeadTrauma ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    On the subject of automatic tuning, keep in mind that it is only a way to get a running tune quickly and without a dyno. It adjusts based on a a target AFR set by the user. It will not produce an optimal tune; ideally the fuel and spark would be optimized for maximum output and that, by nature, requires a dyno. Automatic tuning is still very useful, though. Getting a rough, drivable/rideable tune can save considerable dyno time which in turn saves money.