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Sounds like a lean condition Here's something to chew on regarding identifying a lean or rich condition on a motorcycle. Symptoms of Lean or Rich carb settings on a motorcycle What I believe you are hearing is backfiring. It isn't loud because the baffling systems on modern motorcycles are so effective. If you have a lean condition that suddenly ...


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Popping I too have a Tiger 800xc (2013) and have noticed it popping when downshifting and revs are too high for that gear. I did notice a significant difference in this behavior after 12,000 mile service, and using 91 RON fuel (not all brands and outlets are same... for me ARCO has worked best). At this point, I consider some of it as normal behavior. ...


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From the picture it looks as if your brushes are completely worn out. If there's no other fault, that is (theoretically) an easy and cheap fix. It appears however that getting brushes for this particular starter isn't as easy as it normally should be. For more information have a look at this thread: http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php/topic,11947.0.html as ...


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Frequently, a motorcyclist will adjust his/her front forks up or down in the triple clamps to change trail and rake on the bike. Changing trail and rake on a motorcycle can effect the handling of the vehicle and change the weight distribution under cornering and braking. Increasing the rake makes the bike more stable at higher speeds and decreases ...


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It might be worth checking to see if the wear pattern looks odd at all. I've heard that if you're wheel is out of alignment or unbalanced it can cause excessive and distinctive tyre wear. See this page for a fairly comprehensive treatment of tyre wear: http://www.rattlebars.com/tirewear/index.html Having your suspension set up very hard can make you go ...


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There are companies that can recondition these, at least here in the UK. I have had one of mine done before in a couple of days. I assume they must use common components due to the fast turn around.


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As Brian Knoblauch stated, fuel injection systems normally shut off the fuel delivery completely when the engine is in an "overrun" state, i.e. when you get off the accelerator completely with the vehicle in gear and the RPMs sufficiently high. In this sense, you can't be too lean in overrun--it's perfectly acceptable to have no injection at all. As for ...


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You might have a tear in your CV carburetor diaphragm At the tops of your carburetors there is a cover with 4 screws that gives access to your CV diaphragm and slide. The CV (constant velocity) carbs adjust for barometric pressure automatically. The difference in pressure from your intake tract and the atmosphere raises and lowers you slide that has the ...


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Throttle never reads 0% as the throttle plate angle is around 25~30 degree's. RPM should not 'hang' on a fuel injected bike, you may have leaking injectors or fuel pump regulator may not be working properly? Your much more likely to get after-fire in exhaust system on over run. What year is the 600? I know early ones had some issues but all the newer ...



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