I got the cast off nearly 2 weeks ago but am under Dr's orders to TAKE IT EASY for another month! No heavy lifting or pulling. I was good for 10 days. I couldn't stand it any longer so went out for a quick spin on the Vee. The one thing I noticed right off is the backfire in the exhaust. This bike was Yoshed by the previous owner, valves adjusted and TBS done. I've been researching this issue and some seem to have success by finding and replacing bad exhaust pipe gaskets. I guess I'll take a closer look at that and see if there is any sign of any exhaust leaks. I took it out yesterday for an much longer ride and I really like the smooth ride, more than adequate acceleration and sixth gear. I rode the interstate back to town and wasn't very pleased with the way it handles in turbulence but it might just take some time to get used to that.
Well, I've had some time to try and figure out the backfire issue. I reset the ECU back to zero and installed a PCIII USB. I've tried several maps and the bike still backfires on decel. Not as bad, but still does it. Today, I removed the mufflers and replaced the muffler seals and I also lifted the tank to check on the throttle body boots. The seals were fine and the boots were in place and looking good. I'm at my wits end with this bike. Anyone have any other suggestions?:headbang:
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