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01-31-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 138
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Posted By Hawkrider

I'd really like to see an update on this thread!

I'd really like to see an update on this thread!
01-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Hawkrider

You gain hp but lose torque. I did this years...

You gain hp but lose torque. I did this years back and went back to duals.
01-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Hawkrider

Sounds like clunk-die. I believe there is a...

Sounds like clunk-die. I believe there is a thread on this in Knowledge Base. Crankenfine has a good start though, which is a good carb sync and idle adjust. Mine is fine at 1000 rpm, but I've got...
11-21-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,782
Posted By Hawkrider

When you bottom the forks and fabricate brackets,...

When you bottom the forks and fabricate brackets, leave about 1/4" of extra space. When braking, the forks (even non-stock forks) will bend back a little bit. They are designed to do that, and they...
05-01-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Hawkrider

Yep, that's the problem! Ouch!!

Yep, that's the problem!

Ouch!!
05-01-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

That's actually not a bad idea on the choke knob...

That's actually not a bad idea on the choke knob removal. I might try that next time.

As far as carb setup goes, honestly every bike is different. Mine just happens to run good with the K&N. I...
05-01-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Hawkrider

Oh, we could have lotsa fun with this one's...

Oh, we could have lotsa fun with this one's profile!...
05-01-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Hawkrider

Well, I bumped myself to 500 while I was at it. ...

Well, I bumped myself to 500 while I was at it. :evillaugh:
05-01-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Hawkrider

Private Message Limit Increased

I always thought it was a little low, so I just updated the PM limit for registered users to 250, from 200. For Moderators the limit is increased from 200 to 400. Please try to keep your inboxes...
05-01-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Hawkrider

Are you using 23W incandescent bulbs?

Are you using 23W incandescent bulbs?
05-01-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

Just to follow up, after getting a fresh tank of...

Just to follow up, after getting a fresh tank of ethanol-free 91 she is running just about perfectly this morning, with an ambient temperature of about 60F. I'll wait until it's warmer to evaluate...
04-30-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Hawkrider

Download the manual in the Knowledge Base...

Download the manual in the Knowledge Base subforum. The procedure is in there for checking cam timing. That's the only timing you can check unless your crank position sensor is falling off, and...
04-30-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Hawkrider

Pricing - Spyder Leatherworks...

Pricing - Spyder Leatherworks (http://www.spyderleatherworks.com/2.html)
Patches (http://www.tracksidecuts.com/Patches.html)
Barnacle Bill's Racing Leather (http://www.racingleather.com/)...
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04-30-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Hawkrider

:congrats::locked:

:congrats::locked:
04-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

You had to go there, didn't you.... ...

You had to go there, didn't you.... :modownz::threadjack::lame:
04-30-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

I'm pretty sure that it's the o-ring that holds...

I'm pretty sure that it's the o-ring that holds that part in place. Notice how it "snaps" into place?
04-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

I'm 90% sure that I have a new/used set of cables...

I'm 90% sure that I have a new/used set of cables with all my things still in VA. I will be getting all that in about a week, so no need to go out buying more stuff I don't need. I already do...
04-30-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

Hey, I still got you on speed dial, brotha! ...

Hey, I still got you on speed dial, brotha! :mrgreen:
04-30-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By Hawkrider

If you open the choke when the bike is warm and...

If you open the choke when the bike is warm and running, AND under power (throttle open), if it's running right then the bike should stumble a bit.

Twins (well, this twin anyway) generally like to...
04-30-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

Continue the read. It didn't break. It just...

Continue the read. It didn't break. It just felt like it broke.
04-29-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,108
Posted By Hawkrider

Thread jack: Erik, how's the Cobra holding up? ...

Thread jack: Erik, how's the Cobra holding up? What's the yellow thing in the background? Motard of some sort?
04-29-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

Woohoo! I LOVE MY SUPERHAWK!!! It's amazing how...

Woohoo! I LOVE MY SUPERHAWK!!! It's amazing how the bike and I have connected over the last 15 years. She doesn't ask for much, just a little love and oil every once in a while and she treats me...
04-29-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By Hawkrider

Maybe they have been leaking and you didn't...

Maybe they have been leaking and you didn't notice it until you gave the bike a good look after the tip over.
04-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hawkrider

Carbs, again? Say it isn't so.....

So there I was today at work thinking about how many folks are working on their carbs and getting things tuned up and running well. I had mentioned in another thread that since moving to Missouri...
04-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Hawkrider

Vacillating? WTF? You should know better by now...

Vacillating? WTF? You should know better by now not to use big words like that on this forum. Please keep words greater than 2 syllables reserved for the Ducatisti.
...
04-29-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,964
Posted By Hawkrider

SEE RESPONSES IN RED. Will the change on the...

SEE RESPONSES IN RED.

Will the change on the Idle Mixture screws effect the work I've been doing with shimming the needles? I've been chasing a lean issue with the needles and hesitation in the...
04-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By Hawkrider

Thanks for the clarification. Of course you can...

Thanks for the clarification. Of course you can always click on the link to my site and I've got pics and all that cool shit to go along with it. :mrgreen:


...or I could just link to the...
04-29-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,819
Posted By Hawkrider

I don't get it. How is what I wrote incorrect? ...

I don't get it. How is what I wrote incorrect?







J/K, I went back and edited it. Jeez, I'm foggy today!
04-29-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,964
Posted By Hawkrider

I think you're a little rich on the bottom. ...

I think you're a little rich on the bottom. Recommend going back to #45 pilots with no change in mixture screws, or leave the #48's and tweak in on the mixture screws a 1/4 to 1/2 turn to start.
04-29-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By Hawkrider

Adding shims and lengthening the shock only...

Adding shims and lengthening the shock only affects the geometry of the bike, making the fork rake angle smaller. It will not affect how the rear suspension performs other than the very slight...
04-29-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,819
Posted By Hawkrider

.30 MILLIMETERS, not inches. It's .012". Sorry,...

.30 MILLIMETERS, not inches. It's .012". Sorry, had to download the manual. That seemed a little big.
04-29-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By Hawkrider

Yes, Yes, and Yes!

Yes, Yes, and Yes!
04-29-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Hawkrider

Ah, check for PVLIR. Please use the search...

Ah, check for PVLIR. Please use the search engine. Also, bump to the top because I'm curious as hell what happened and how this will turn out.
04-29-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By Hawkrider

Remove the small rubber sheath under the choke...

Remove the small rubber sheath under the choke knob. There is a knurled nut under there which will increase the friction on the shaft. Tighten it. Replace rubber sheath.
04-29-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By Hawkrider

Actually, on the Superhawk, 25mm is right in the...

Actually, on the Superhawk, 25mm is right in the middle of the recommended range for the rear. The newer stuff like 2004 and later, especially on the forks, have a different setting because they...
04-29-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,819
Posted By Hawkrider

Have you raised the front of the bike and spun...

Have you raised the front of the bike and spun the front wheel to look at the rotors? If not, then that is what you need to be doing. I don't remember the specification for front rotor runout, but...
04-29-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Hawkrider

A lot of DVMs will have specific ranges that they...

A lot of DVMs will have specific ranges that they work in, and OL or OR will mean that it's out of its selected range. For example, you might have a DVM that will read 0.2-200Ω, the next range being...
04-27-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Hawkrider

After some thought I think I know where the...

After some thought I think I know where the electrode might have gone. If the plug, as you say, blew out there's a good chance the compression stroke beat the crap out of the plug while it was...
04-27-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,819
Posted By Hawkrider

Yeah, that's pretty normal. Enough throttle and...

Yeah, that's pretty normal. Enough throttle and cranking and it *might* eventually start, but with sucking all that air through what used to be the choke circuit, I really doubt it.
04-27-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Hawkrider

How does this happen? I mean these iridium plugs...

How does this happen? I mean these iridium plugs are meant to last 100k, and I've heard of instances where people neglect them and go longer (Spark plugs? Huh? :bitchslap: ) How many miles are on...
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