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#21
Parts Available and/or For Sale / Supertrapp 4-1
Last post by Rjack6811 - July 21, 2024, 10:27:44 AM
What would you consider a fair asking price for a 4-1 stainless supertrapp exhaust. Purchased the bike with it installed but I would like to go another route. Looking to use the proceeds to help pay for a different system. I'm just not sure what the value is in the supertrapp. Looking for advice, thanks.
#22
Modifications / Re: question for folks running...
Last post by Isaiah1611 - July 21, 2024, 09:49:54 AM
This was my fix
#23
Modifications / Re: Rebuld begins
Last post by fj1289 - July 21, 2024, 01:09:47 AM
Nice progress!
#24
Modifications / Re: Clutch
Last post by fj1289 - July 21, 2024, 01:07:10 AM
If I remember correctly - you only replace the small bottom friction.  The top one has to remain small to clear the shoulder on the pressure plate.  I'll be a donut the large outer plate is keeping the pressure plate from compressing all the way down. 

I did have a pressure plate that someone tried to machine for a large friction.  As I recall it did not work well - I can't remember details now - but I remember the new machined edge chipping and pieces breaking off.  Pretty sure this was a lockup clutch assembly I had purchased. 

Some of the aftermarket pressure plate/coil spring conversions might allow for the larger friction on top?
#25
Modifications / Re: Delkevic 1TX 84-88 Slip On...
Last post by Pat Conlon - July 20, 2024, 09:17:44 PM
There is an ignition advance that happens upon closed throttle. This spike in timing flash burns off any unburned hydrocarbons left over in the cylinder from the open throttle conditions. This is a US EPA smog feature, not all FJ models have this vacuum advance. If you do (look for a vacuum line to your ignition box) try disconnecting this vacuum line, remembering to plug off the source vacuum from the intake port.
Capping off this advance function will not affect performance. Again, this advance action only happens at closed throttle.
For more reading: https://fjowners.com/index.php?topic=11690.0

It's simple to do, totally reversible. Try it out.

Please report back to see if your snap, crackle and pop goes away. I'm curious if this will fix this.

Cheers
#26
Parts Wanted / camshafts
Last post by manden - July 20, 2024, 04:00:13 PM
high lift camshafts wanted. full base circle would be optimal.

thanks
#27
Modifications / Delkevic 1TX 84-88 Slip On 13....
Last post by 5speed - July 20, 2024, 01:43:19 PM
Anyone running these slip ons?
According to their web site you don't need to rejet your carbs using these but mine is snapping and crackling when I let off the throttle.
Not outrageously loud but it's there.
the sound is growing on me.
It sounds like  Dean Harrison's ducati super bike.  :good:
#28
Modifications / Re: question for folks running...
Last post by 5speed - July 20, 2024, 01:31:59 PM
Quote from: Isaiah1611 on July 13, 2024, 05:22:10 PMI did not bother because I had previously contacted them when I first got them about the downpipes not being designed for the 1100 engine although claiming to be and  :hang1: interfering with my chin fairing and they were extremely unhelpful and told me my replacement fairing was the problem even though it is a direct copy. Also I had come across a custom titanium exhaust off a race bike (Thanks FJ1289) and was not planning on switching back to 2 mufflers after taking them off.
Quote from: Isaiah1611 on July 13, 2024, 05:22:10 PMI did not bother because I had previously contacted them when I first got them about the downpipes not being designed for the 1100 engine although claiming to be and  :hang1: interfering with my chin fairing and they were extremely unhelpful and told me my replacement fairing was the problem even though it is a direct copy. Also I had come across a custom titanium exhaust off a race bike (Thanks FJ1289) and was not planning on switching back to 2 mufflers after taking them off.
Well I ran into the same problem with my chin spoiler. It won't fit now. I can get it bolted up with the two front bolts but the two bottom ones..nowhere near correct.
I've e-mailed them and they have been quite helpfull but like you they swear the system was made for an fj1200.
I have a new after market chin spoiler coming and I'll see how that fits.
Lincoln from black widow suggested checking the mounting tabs to see if they are bent.
I did and they look okay to me but I have no idea where they were when the bike was new.
I may go down the rabbit hole and use my new spoiler as a mould and make one over top of it.
That will make it a bit bigger.
I think they are off on the angle of the collector because all the pipes hang down below the chin spoiler.
#29
Fallen Friends / Re: RIP Mike Anchondo ( San Di...
Last post by Mike Ramos - July 19, 2024, 05:40:24 PM
Mike was one of the best - condolences to Tina and the family.

Take care & God speed.

Mike Ramos
#30
Fallen Friends / Re: RIP Mike Anchondo ( San Di...
Last post by Pat Conlon - July 19, 2024, 10:19:58 AM
One of my favorite memories was with Mike and Steve, in Steve's garage having a man shed day. I was showing Mike how replace the valve shims and (knowing what would happen) I told Mike to get a real close look at that bucket while he carefully rotated the crank...you have to make sure that shim is seated in the bucket... Steve and I smiled at each other and stood back while Mike got a good squirt of oil in his face....imagine that, Oh shit! That never happened before..LOL Mike was a good sport. Smiled and wiped the oil off his face.