Difference between FCR and CV carb?
Anyone having or had problems with the starter not turning over easily on the 450X???
I have read about this problem on CRF's ONLY and not seen anyone come up with a fix.
Problem being is that you think there is a problem with the battery, when infact the battery is OK. When you have a good fully charged battery in the bike and press the e-start, it turns over very slowly.
I have checked the electrical circuit and it seems OK. I am wondering if it might be the starter itself - any suggestions?????
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Ride Report: Gorman, Tuesday 4-17
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Guys, because of a member ban the jetting database has been removed. Let's start a new one to get this great information created into a sticky for everyone's benefit. Please stick to the information below.
Airbox Modified Top:
Airbox Modified Sides:
Needle Clip Position:
Fuel Screw Type:
Fuel Screw Setting:
Pink Wire Modified:
I've studied the Jetting sticky's but still have a number of questions:
I bought my '06 a couple of years ago and had a smog block-off kit installed and the pilot jet was upsized to a 48 and the air box opened up top only. The bike has appeared to run a little lean at times and got hot on a couple of occasions in elevation and on one other occasion. I'm looking at upping the main jet to either a 165 or 170 to help with the possible lean condition. The bike currently has a 142 main jet in it which I believe is the stock size. It looks like the most widely used Needle Jets are the JD Red, but it doesn't look like they are sold separately, is this correct?
I was going to also get a 45 pilot to have options for further tuning. My assumption is that every bike is a little different and that where you ride is going to have a lot to do with jetting. We ride mostly, mojave desert, baja, and southern Utah with elevations from sea level to 9,000 feet but the higher elevations are generally for a short period as we generally continue through the peaks and head back down.
I'm looking to convert from a stock exhaust to possibly an FMF Q4. I want something a little throatier but not overly loud and will provide a balanced flow of intake/exhaust.
So can I get the JD Red Needle Jet by itself or can I get by using the stock and move the clip and be just as happy. I'm just looking to enhance overall performance of the engine and maintain reliability.