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Re: Project Bike - 2006 FJR bike in a basket

Post by NTXFJR » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:38 pm

Ok ya gotta come clean now, spoon feed us and don't make us hunt for it, what was the 2nd no start issue? Fess up already...Gen 3 vs gen 2 sensor? Overlooked connector? (though doubtful for you).
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Post by John d » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:43 pm

Story is not over, but its two fouls and a hit out of the park. Congratulations, I knew you could do it.

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Post by spklbuk » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:34 am

BAM!
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Post by El Toro Joe » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:30 pm

Sounds good, and it looked like all the gauges even work. I wouldn't expect any less...
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Post by raYzerman » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:34 pm

The whole thing was pretty simple really, you can't really put anything together wrong, all the wire connectors are rather unique, or laid out by Yamaha such that you can't plug one into the wrong mate. Once done, and battery hooked up, turn the key and all the juice flows to wherever it's supposed to go. All you need is air, fuel and spark, and to be able to spin the engine over..... I've never been worried about any of this.

It was untimely that the starter relay crapped out.... beyond anyone's control. Actually very timely, I'd rather replace it now than have an unhappy new owner. The starter, well, my fault there, but easily dealt with. So why wouldn't it start?

When I turned on the ignition, the fuel pump cycled and primed the fuel rail and shut off as expected. You may have noticed the low fuel bar was flashing..... Then I raised the tank and the attempt to start failed because there wasn't enough fuel for the pump to pump....... Back when I was organizing things on the shelf, the fuel tank was rather full and when it warmed up to room temp, some fuel pushed out of the vent. So, I drained 20 litres out and figured there was a couple litres left in there...... so Hack and I let the tank down, it fired right up, let run to check all possible leak areas (none) and get to operating temperature, then cool down. Video 3 would come later as we had other things to do that day... by then I had added fuel, and left the tank down just because I didn't need it up. Fuel light still flashing because I still haven't reset it. All worked as expected, we have a perfectly functioning bike.

Forgot to check the heated grips..... need the bike running to feed enough voltage to the controller.... I suspect that's all it is.
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Re: Project Bike - 2006 FJR bike in a basket

Post by STrep » Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:36 pm

raYzerman wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:34 pm
The whole thing was pretty simple really, you can't really put anything together wrong, all the wire connectors are rather unique, or laid out by Yamaha such that you can't plug one into the wrong mate. Once done, and battery hooked up, turn the key and all the juice flows to wherever it's supposed to go. All you need is air, fuel and spark, and to be able to spin the engine over..... I've never been worried about any of this.

It was untimely that the starter relay crapped out.... beyond anyone's control. Actually very timely, I'd rather replace it now than have an unhappy new owner. The starter, well, my fault there, but easily dealt with. So why wouldn't it start?

When I turned on the ignition, the fuel pump cycled and primed the fuel rail and shut off as expected. You may have noticed the low fuel bar was flashing..... Then I raised the tank and the attempt to start failed because there wasn't enough fuel for the pump to pump....... Back when I was organizing things on the shelf, the fuel tank was rather full and when it warmed up to room temp, some fuel pushed out of the vent. So, I drained 20 litres out and figured there was a couple litres left in there...... so Hack and I let the tank down, it fired right up, let run to check all possible leak areas (none) and get to operating temperature, then cool down. Video 3 would come later as we had other things to do that day... by then I had added fuel, and left the tank down just because I didn't need it up. Fuel light still flashing because I still haven't reset it. All worked as expected, we have a perfectly functioning bike.

Forgot to check the heated grips..... need the bike running to feed enough voltage to the controller.... I suspect that's all it is.
Thank you for the information Ray
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Post by dcarver » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:38 pm

Most coolio! Congrats Ray.. well done!

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Post by escapefjrtist » Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:11 am

Congrats Ray, you did good!

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Post by NBB » Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:32 am

Congrats Ray, I enjoyed the read along on this project.

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Post by FJRPittsburgh » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:20 pm

It works when giving it some fuel. Just like all the others.

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Post by spklbuk » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:38 pm

So what ya gonna do now that your project bike will no longer whisper in your ear at 3 a.m.?
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Post by wheatonFJR » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:17 pm

spklbuk wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:38 pm
So what ya gonna do now that your project bike will no longer whisper in your ear at 3 a.m.?
Oh, I think yamafitter is doing that now...
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Post by raYzerman » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:43 pm

spklbuk wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:38 pm
So what ya gonna do now that your project bike will no longer whisper in your ear at 3 a.m.?
I have to put some lipstick on it so it will still whisper a little bit. Gotta climb in bed with the WR and put a jet kit in it. That won't take but part of a day, but I might just pull the carb right off and give it the spklbuk-approved ultrasonic spa treatment. Other things going on too, but also have to give Root Beer some massaging. All my girls require maintenance....
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Post by wnyfjr » Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:17 pm

raYzerman wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:43 pm
All my girls require maintenance....
Ain't that the truth... (Laura's not reading over my shoulder, is she? :? )
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Post by Madmudder » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:31 pm

wnyfjr wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:17 pm
raYzerman wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:43 pm
All my girls require maintenance....
Ain't that the truth... (Laura's not reading over my shoulder, is she? :? )
I'll ask her next time I see her just to confirm :)
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Post by wnyfjr » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:41 pm

Madmudder wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:31 pm
wnyfjr wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:17 pm
raYzerman wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:43 pm
All my girls require maintenance....
Ain't that the truth... (Laura's not reading over my shoulder, is she? :? )
I'll ask her next time I see her just to confirm :)
I knew I could count on you to "help" Tim. :shock:
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Post by Steel_Gin » Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:49 pm

wnyfjr wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:41 pm
Madmudder wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:31 pm
wnyfjr wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:17 pm


Ain't that the truth... (Laura's not reading over my shoulder, is she? :? )
I'll ask her next time I see her just to confirm :)
I knew I could count on you to "help" Tim. :shock:
If Tim can't make it to Tech Day I can run that question by Laura if that would help. :D
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Post by wheatonFJR » Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:02 pm

I see that this thread has devolved into "ways to screw a certain New Yorker".

That sounds like a Ray thread.
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Post by BikerGeek » Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:47 pm

wheatonFJR wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:02 pm
I see that this thread has devolved into "ways to screw a certain New Yorker".
Sure as hell beats a "Going to Cleveland" thread. JSNS


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Post by RacinRay » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:32 pm

What's wrong with going to Cleveland if you're driving?
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