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Finally i've been able to ride bike, put about 80 miles on. More questions.
Previous i had a problem with a surge around 3k-4k, switched out with another carb i had (also busted secondary jet). This carb worked better, not perfect but improvement. I think my surge/stumble comes from the make shift on the jet fix. I also have the secondary carb coming on slightly earlier on 2nd carb.
I am running I think a 38 tooth sprocket. Feels way to high geared with this set up. problem is i can't remember what the stock set up felt like (ages ago). Is anybody running this smaller rear sprocket? Feels like i will laboring the engine in 5th. I know this is an issue with oil to the gear box so I'm thinking this is a bad set up. But I am still sorting out the carbs so perhaps its not producing the power it should.
Both carbs run pretty similar power wise.
Also Battery/stator question
The battery is dead at moment probably junk at this point.
When the bike is running I still have weak lights, at times i have no directional or tail light. When I hook up to charger they work fine.
I thought the stator would power them all up good. Now the batt is dead and when running there is light just week. The battery did previously take a charger from the batt charger.
Could this be a stator issue?
Also the decompression cable is kaput. Now I know what it feels like to TRY and start without........ humiliating
I think this cable wasn't right from beginning
Anyone ordered one lately and know if there are other options? Ebay was empty.
Problem now is this old frame has a weld. mannnnn o man. I just wanted to get the good frame painted and hope i wouldn't need to get into the rh cover. I have to now because of the busted decompression cable.
uploading pictures. Perhaps I just switch over to other frame. If I cut it off then what? plus i have a leak from gasket (RH) that sprays a slight mist to rear tire.
Also the choke, I don't have the handle bar mount. Is there a tapered choke that works in steps? TT? I have one that's not long enough from a dt.
Wow, that's buggard up. Other than cutting the peg off the only choice would be to pull the motor out of the frame. The main side cover doesn't need to come off to replace the cable, just that little cap right where the cable is attached, but is right behind the foot pedal.
For these carb the handlebar mount is the only setup they come in, The '90's E models had the on carb knob style that will most likely fit, and I've wanted to try one myself but they are $45 new , and that's the only way a person will find them. Mine are all rather crappy.
Is ther any way you could cut the peg off and just re tap the holes?
I have a new (almost) hand choke for a tt600 early model. Should fit all. I fitted it, then put the tank on, oops can't pull it for the fuel valve in the way. Took it out. 1st 25Bucks and shipping gets it...
hi a couple of possibilities
1. gently countersink hole, then weld tight fitting tube using the groove made by the countersink and the outside of the tube ,then flat file smooth,then tap inside of tube
2. get machine shop to put in a counter sunk head nutsert in the size you need, picture for reference as I cant remember if bolt is 8 or 10 or 12 mm
hope this helps steve
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