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Old 23 Mar 2010
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Me ?

I just have a rejetted stock carb on.

#50 idle jet
132,5/120 main jets.
Raised both needles
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Old 23 Mar 2010
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oh... I googled to find some info on the jets for the raptor carb and found a post from you on advider...

Should've read the whole thread sorry

btw, do you have some pictures of that rear shock raiser?
I'm considering on having one made for me but probably with a different raise....

I saw the picture you got on here about it... the two black XT's....

If I go with the raptor carbs instead of the BST40 I'll be able to refit the shock on the stock mounting position but with a raiser like yours to compensate for my taller front end..

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I'll get you a pic next monday.
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Thanks Jens!

I'll be getting my tools ready as i get back home this Saturday for easter holidays and I'll start taking some measures of what I suppose need for the piece to fit


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At last! I'm back at home!

Just went to the mailbox and found the post office notice... monday I'm picking up my Kedo stainless steel downpipes YUPYYY lol

not soo good things... I won't be getting my mufflers, R1 rear brake light nor the Raptor carb untill summer....soooo I won't be able to start making my fiberglass work

Also, monday, I'll check with a local paintshop to see if they can paint my frame FINALLY!

right now, I'm going to check the YZ enclosed chain guide and some other bits!


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well... the most important parts I wanted aren't here soooo this Easter I probably won't be able to do much work on the bike

no chainguide yet...have to wait for the shipment arriving this summer!....darn

This afternoon I fitted one of the top triple clamps with 1-1/8 clamps and my ProTaper fatbar.
Tomorrow I'll either take the lower triple clamp and fit some top and lower bearings + the necessary machining work OR just swap the steering stem with the one I've already modded to fit on my XT....

Tonight I'm going to take some measures so i can make my own swingarm protector/guide in that white PET stuff...
First I do have to find the remainings of the original lol...

Who knows I might make an enclosed one in case the chain breaks off...

Any other ideas as for what material to use besides PET?


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I got my hands on my KEDO Devil exhaust! It's a nice piece to add to the project!!

As soon as I got home with it I went straight to the garage and fit it to the engine... lol


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Well, Tomorrow I'll be getting my freshly painted frame home and the front end with the new UNIVERSAL triple clamps (bottom and top clamps)

Also, will hopefully finish building my engine lifter which is almost complete! (it'll later work as a normal bike stand LOol)
I just have to weld 5 small (25cm long) square tubing to use with a normal car-jack.... as soon as I figure out what happened to my arc welding gizmo...


Does anyone know what's the problem with my welding gizmo?
I was making a bead around the square tubing and suddenly it stopped working.
That humming noise that the gizmo makes stopped suddenly and which also stopped welding although the light is still on...


and I'm leaving tomorrow night and heading back to college...
so by 18:00 GMT work stops for another 3 months



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Hi Bacardi,
I think you may have either blown a fuse in the power circuit or if you have them, the trip fuse in your power supply.


Does anyone know what's the problem with my welding gizmo?
I was making a bead around the square tubing and suddenly it stopped working.
That humming noise that the gizmo makes stopped suddenly and which also stopped welding although the light is still on...


and I'm leaving tomorrow night and heading back to college...
so by 18:00 GMT work stops for another 3 months



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Best of luck in your 3 months work away from your project, Ive been enjoying your progress.

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No pics of the shock raiser yet, as my internet at home is down
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Hey there!

well, the welding machine problem was... HEAT lol
I let it cool down while I took a shower to get the dirt off and went into me jacuzzi.. after that about an hour and a half later , it was fully working again!

I have to say that the top part of the lift is fully working!
BUT the baseplate that sits on the floor and gives balance to the stand is some weak sheet metal and doesn't support the full weight of the engine as it tends to bend and lean forward but that's a quick fix, just need a wider and much heavier metal sheet that can support the "pillars" and not bend with the weight of the engine. and It'll look like a hightech pro lift that works with a normal car jack lol..

Jens... that's ok.. I've got 3 months! lol

Next, I'm gonna post some not very good pics (I was in a hurry to go catch the plane) of the frame and in one extra picture I hope you can see my stand/lift

I didn't even check the frame very well and ust now, after checking them I can see he missed some hidden places but since I still have paint for the metal square shape tube that goes in front of the engine and protects the oil pipes, for the bashplate and the front-back footpegs-foot brake lever I'll get him to retouch were needed....

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Dunno how to resize the pictures over here... sorry...

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Hi, heres finally pics of the shock raiser. You just mount it on top of the shock with the bolt, and turn the lover end 1/4 turn to make the holes allign again (hope that makes sence)


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Thanks for the pics Jens!

in the next few weeks I'll be going to my college workshops and I'll be taught how to really weld!

So by the time i had home for the summer i should be welding good enough and be able to do that raiser thingy!

......as soon as i get my insomnia straight..... :|



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updating!

List of mods I’ve already done:
  • - 1989 kickstart.
  • - 02 YZ 250 front end with fresh 10w oil and new oil seals.
  • - UNIVERSAL black triple clamps. Top triple clamp is 1-1/8th (fatbar).
  • - Pro Taper silver fatbar.
  • - ASV F1 silver "unbreakable" levers and perches.
  • - Welded over steering stoppers.
  • - Fresh frame and swing arm paint (Black)
  • - Engine paint (Done it but will probably have to redo it).
  • - 2003 XT600E (deep purplish blue) bodywork. (Missing both black side tank fairings).
  • - Kedo Stainless steel downpipes.
  • - KTM 620 single carb conversion �* will probably change for the raptor 660 carbs
  • - Repositioned rear shock mount. �* if I fit the raptor carbs shock goes into stock mounting position
  • – LED turn signals.
  • - Aftermarket rear view black Mirrors

In Transit:

1
- 2006 WR 450 stock exhaust.
2 -
JARDINE universal aluminum exhaust w/ spark arrestor.
3- Tusk Clutch kit with HD clutch springs.
4
- 2009 R1 clear rear brake light.
5
– Raptor 660 carb

Spares
:
1
2006 YZ rear shock
2 2006 YZ rear swing arm
3
2006 YZ rear wheel hub with brake rotor
4
2006 YZ rear brake caliper
5 -
2006 YZ rear wheel axle and spacers
6 -
UNIVERSAL 1-1/8th top triple clamp.
7 -
UNIVERSAL 7/8th top triple clamp
8 - Universal steering stem
9 - 1996-2003 YZ stock top triple clamp
10 - 1996-2003 YZ stock lower triple clamp w/o stem


Wish list by order:

1
– 2002-2003 stock black and blue seat cover.
2 –
Stealth Trail Tech Vapor custom kit (computer, speed sensor, power and tach cables, 12mm (sparkplug-type) engine temperature sensor and TWO magnet bolts)
2
– YZ or similar gear shifter.
3 – Passenger spring-loaded foot pegs.
4
– Both left and right black tank side fairings
5
– New aluminum rims stock sizes for XT600E 21"x1.85 front and 17"x2.50 black with blue stripes with Buchanan HD stainless steel spokes and nipples.
6 – New Supermoto wheels. 17”x3.50 front 17”x4.25 rear also black or black with blue stripes (IF I can get them legalized on my “pinkslip”).

Items 5 and 6 will be the last things to do! Maybe in a year or three…loll


Vando

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