Author Topic: Losing power when in high gears  (Read 283 times)

Offline TGR90B

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Re: Losing power when in high gears
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2018, 09:32:32 AM »
That would also indicate that someone doesn't know the difference between tight and slack advance.
Getting grumpy.

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Re: Losing power when in high gears
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2018, 09:55:57 AM »
I believe I mentioned that in my previous now disappeared post.

I am coming to the conclusion that on some bikes the only fully retarded thing is the rider.

Of course, that is not applicable here. Not at all.

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Re: Losing power when in high gears
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2018, 07:11:12 PM »
Thank you everyone for taking time to respond, I will use your ideas when investigating. The tyre size is one I can rule out, I know they are the same size.

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Re: Losing power when in high gears
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2018, 10:08:01 AM »
I agree with Rex and TR90GB (ps I preferred my 2.5PI with manual /overdrive - when it was running!). It's probable you've actually got it timed on full retard. I would guess (but check the manual) that it should be of the order of 1/2" BTDC when fully advanced.
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