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Forum: Riding Gear   05-12-20, 23:39
Replies: 10
  Poll: Visor Opinion
Views: 392
Posted By Expatbrit
Iím a fan of the Transition visors. Theyíre not...

Iím a fan of the Transition visors. Theyíre not quite as dark as Iíd like in the desert in summer, and they do have a lifespan ó but they do work really well. I used to run mirrors for the glare, but...
Forum: General 675 discussion   01-20-20, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Expatbrit
I admire you doing horsepower work for Sandia :).

I admire you doing horsepower work for Sandia :).
Forum: Performance Mods   01-16-20, 23:51
Replies: 81
Views: 34,658
Posted By Expatbrit
Awesome! Thank you so much; thatís about bloody...

Awesome! Thank you so much; thatís about bloody perfect. Great reference
Forum: Performance Mods   01-15-20, 22:43
Replies: 81
Views: 34,658
Posted By Expatbrit
Itís a gen2 ó 2009 with a 2012 engine, etc. I...

Itís a gen2 ó 2009 with a 2012 engine, etc. I suspect I have too short a rod; Iím just trying to figure out a good length. At 8.5Ē and no QS the pedal is too high and was actually hitting the frame...
Forum: Performance Mods   01-11-20, 00:10
Replies: 81
Views: 34,658
Posted By Expatbrit
Attack Performance Rearset: Master Thread

Anyone have issues with a GP shift setup and downshifts? I had to rotate the shift actuator off the peened dot and towards the rear of the bike to get enough forward motion on the shifter to...
Forum: General 675 discussion   01-07-20, 19:11
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Expatbrit
Thanks Don. That helps a tonne. Iíll order a...

Thanks Don. That helps a tonne. Iíll order a couple of rods from Woodcraft and get that set up. Donít think they do an 8Ē, which would be closest but I can always cut a rod down if I have to to get...
Forum: General 675 discussion   01-07-20, 10:14
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Expatbrit
Stock gearchange rod length (dumb question, part 123123)

Morning all!

Hoping for a quick answer, since my google-fu is startling weak. I'm swapping rearsets on the race bike, and want to make sure I have a standard shift rod to address some issues. I'm...
Forum: Track Days   11-07-17, 16:04
Replies: 3,086
Views: 469,025
Posted By Expatbrit
Finally a couple of me on the 675 this season. ...

Finally a couple of me on the 675 this season.

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Forum: Want To Buy   09-18-17, 18:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By Expatbrit
Thanks Cloner. Here's what I ran into. Yup....

Thanks Cloner. Here's what I ran into.

Yup. Mine was not a virgin race ECU, but I was able to use TuneECU on it. 2nd gen bike, 2nd gen race ECU

The first issue was I couldn't read the base...
Forum: All Things Tuning   09-17-17, 22:37
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
Still trying! (Hi Cloner)

Still trying! (Hi Cloner)
Forum: Performance Mods   07-31-17, 14:08
Replies: 25
Views: 4,154
Posted By Expatbrit
Man. If it wasn't for the fact that I am...

Man. If it wasn't for the fact that I am basically Blue Flag racing team, I'd complain to the club president about this thing. :)


Looking forward to seeing it, Cloner.
Forum: Performance Mods   07-24-17, 08:50
Replies: 25
Views: 4,154
Posted By Expatbrit
Anyone know how much of a bump the kit cams give?...

Anyone know how much of a bump the kit cams give? (This after I promised no more money into the bike, since it's the rider that is slow...)
Forum: Performance Mods   07-23-17, 10:56
Replies: 25
Views: 4,154
Posted By Expatbrit
Thanks Cloner! :) and thanks for figuring out the...

Thanks Cloner! :) and thanks for figuring out the bike!!!
Forum: All Things Tuning   07-01-17, 21:31
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
(Yes, the compression test was bad. We retested...

(Yes, the compression test was bad. We retested and got 145. About right for almost 2000m altitude)
Forum: All Things Tuning   07-01-17, 21:30
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
And. The end result? After a rather torturous...

And. The end result? After a rather torturous process that included me learning a lot, it was fuel injectors or throttle bodies. I replaced the set and life returned.
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   06-30-17, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Expatbrit
Well. Never mind. After checking cams with degree...

Well. Never mind. After checking cams with degree wheel and pointer and not getting heinous bottom end noise, redid compression

145. Considering this is at 6,000' and cold -- good. Replaced...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   06-17-17, 08:20
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Expatbrit
What's more frustrating is the engine was checked...

What's more frustrating is the engine was checked before I bought it and made good compression then. Was shipped (dry) from FL to NM and sat for a while, then started showing issues when I started...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   06-17-17, 08:18
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Expatbrit
Thanks -- not what I wanted to hear, but ... ...

Thanks -- not what I wanted to hear, but ...

I suspect engine was cold in both cases, though I wasn't there. I can check today.

And interesting point in valves not seating...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   06-16-17, 22:41
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Expatbrit
Ugh -- low compression, no power, good leakdown?

I picked up a 2009 Daytona 675 track bike over the winter; pulled it in, checked the fluids, did valves. Bike has some of the race parts (race ECU and harness, race alternator, and probably race...
Forum: All Things Tuning   06-12-17, 18:20
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
Saga goes on. Air leak fixed -- no more HP....

Saga goes on.

Air leak fixed -- no more HP. AFR cleaned up, but still making about 50% of what it should. Compression turns out to be 85psi (*gulp* -- down over 100 on the test prior to buying...
Forum: All Things Tuning   06-03-17, 23:28
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
Thanks! It has not been altogether positive....

Thanks!

It has not been altogether positive. Definitely not the pump (though I now have a nice spare tank, thanks to @detroit675). No blocked lines. Chasing an air leak and think we have it down. ...
Forum: Introductions   06-03-17, 09:04
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Expatbrit
Nice photo -- you found sun in NW England?...

Nice photo -- you found sun in NW England? Congrats; my memories of 4 years in Manchester don't include much sun!!!
Forum: Introductions   06-03-17, 09:03
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Expatbrit
Welcome, from another new racer on a 675!

Welcome, from another new racer on a 675!
Forum: All Things Tuning   06-02-17, 23:08
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Expatbrit
Looks like the issue is probably fueling. Got...

Looks like the issue is probably fueling. Got stuck on the map issue; suspect clogged fuel pump. Will know soon
Forum: All Things Tuning   05-17-17, 23:36
Replies: 15
Views: 3,187
Posted By Expatbrit
Man. I had hoped this was the same issue as me,...

Man. I had hoped this was the same issue as me, but my cams appear to be stock and on the stock timing marks. The search continues
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