Author Topic: Lean when leaning  (Read 130 times)

Offline notalec

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Lean when leaning
« on: June 14, 2018, 06:54:47 PM »
I've got a strange one for you. I recently put a used motor into my 92 k75. Don't ask me how but I managed to lose a wrist pin on the original. I guess that's why it was only a few hundred bucks. I got a great deal on a used motor. Got it swapped out, and I am still under 1000$ on a pretty cool little bike.

Ever since I put the new motor in I am getting some strange behavior. Whenever the bike leans left I get about 500 more RPMs. Whether it's on the side stand, or if I am carving a turn.  I am thinking it might be a worn out spring on the MAF. The enigne I bought came with one (and throttle bodies, and a good clutch and a bunch of other stuff for 150$!!!) so I just used that one. I am thinking of swapping it for the MAF off of my old engine.

Anybody got any other ideas?
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Offline Scott_

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Re: Lean when leaning
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 07:54:11 PM »
That would be a simple test at no out of pocket cost.....and not a bad idea.
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Offline Martin

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Re: Lean when leaning
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 02:11:25 AM »
With the bike idling on the centre stand try moving the handle bars left and right. If the revs increase the throttle cable is pulling on the throttle body linkages.
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