Honda XR 400 Engine Assembly

Covered the disassembly in a previous post.

Had a few minor problems that I covered earlier.

After cleaning up all the parts, ran them through the “parts washer”:

Forgot to add this seal that sits behind one of the bearings in the engine case so had to pop that bearing out, was easy since . . . → Read More: Honda XR 400 Engine Assembly

KTM 990R Adventure Air Horn Installation

With the CPR trio there is some space for a compressor under the Snap-out bracket:

And beside the headlight there is room enough for the horn:

Clear hose is the for horns, braided hose seen is for the oil pressure gauge installation:

Some foam and zip ties to fasten the pump:

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Scotts Steering Damper Oil Change

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So bought this a couple of years ago since I was able to get it at a good price complete with an upper triple clamp for the KTM 950 Adventure.

It was time to give it an oil change.

All clean and ready to work on:

Removed cap and indicator, needed a screwdriver to . . . → Read More: Scotts Steering Damper Oil Change

CPR “Snap-Out” Dog House

So for the 990R I choose to go with the CPR Trio.

Did not properly install the Dog House in the previous post but had it in place with the clamps that came with it:

But once getting the tanks on they are tight against the frame and squeezes the clamps, and that style . . . → Read More: CPR “Snap-Out” Dog House

Honda XR 400 Engine Failure Dissasembly

So a little before leaving for Russia I had to go pick up my dad since the XR 400 had died on him.

Since there was no compression the engine needed to come out, took plenty of pictures to be able to get it back together, especially on the electrical connectors and cable routing:

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CPR Trio Installation

Haven´t had the time to keep up with this website as well as I would have liked.

But have started digging into the XR400 engine that had a toasted piston, more on that later.

And started setting up the new 990R Adventure.

One of the items I really wanted to have easier was the air . . . → Read More: CPR Trio Installation

Mittcupen Enduro Umeå May 25th 2013

Still having sinus issues so my riding is limited but did go with some friends down to Umeå, they were attending a race that is part of Mittcupen, an Enduro series.

My role was supporter / spectator and also camera guy.

The layout of the stages:

Albin was racing in the junior class and . . . → Read More: Mittcupen Enduro Umeå May 25th 2013