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Backfiring...Overheating - April 9, 2008, 06:52 PM

98 GSXR 750.Problems started back in October when I replaced the CCT with a manual one.I unhooked a lot of stuff to take off the valve cover.Never ran right since.I was looking around inside yesterday and noticed two hoses going to one of the throttle bodies was pretty much severed.So I ripped off the tips and rehooked the hoses.Bike ran great for a while.After a while I could feel the engine getting hot.As I cruised in traffic with a steady throttle,the bike jerked.When I let off the throttle,it sounds like the bike is going to die then it backfires.

It does have a Power Commander although Ive never paid any attention to it.Could it be an issue? Too rich? Too lean? Also,could the cam chain have jumped a tooth? What are the symptoms if the timing is off.

No problems under acceleration.Pulls very strong.


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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April 10, 2008, 09:12 AM

sounds like an easy fix...bring it in we'll get ya fixed up
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April 10, 2008, 05:48 PM

What shop? Im tired of dealing with it.


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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Definitely an overheating problem.Runs great until I feel the warmth.No problems on the highway,but 20 minutes in traffic and Im busting off shots.


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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April 11, 2008, 02:31 PM

Im sorry man that wasnt a funny joke....I just said that cuz that is what all the shops say...
But I will tell you this:
The head mechanic at CHAMPION MOTORS is a guy by the name of TOBY...he is by far the best I have ever seen and has been doin it for like 18 years, I do all of my own work myself but If I took my bike anywhere it would be to that guy...

No offense to all the other shops reading this, I just dont have experience with ya'll...
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April 11, 2008, 02:35 PM

Also if your timing was off you would know it....My guess is its somthing you have done in the past or just recently, I would check and double check all the work you have done before taking it to a shop...
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Bring it down to me at Devil Dawg and I'll take a look at it for you.


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Im sorry man that wasnt a funny joke....I just said that cuz that is what all the shops say...


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Bike is dead.That is all.


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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I can give you a lift to RnR... Rick does great work and he'll get you running in no time! PM if you're interested.


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So I charged the battery this evening and it ran for about 5 minutes before it died.During that time it sputtered and the lights flickered.I monitored the battery.It would go from 12.5 volts up to 13.6 volts,this usually corresponded with a sputter.I ordered a 2005 R/R off Ebay and hopefully it will be here by Monday.I'm taking a guess with the R/R being the culprit.Does it sound like it?


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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Anything besides the R/R I should eye?


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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April 25, 2008, 08:23 PM

Does a R/R fail completely or is it something that can go bad over time?


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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Get in touch with BoomBoom929. He can get ya fixed up


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Get in touch with BoomBoom929. He can get ya fixed up
Thanks,but Im the type that likes to do it myself.Im good at fixing...not so good at diagnosing.


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Well you see, Norm, it’s like this…A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.-Cliff Claven

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