Captain C needs to Ressurect his Turbo Rocket III

Discussion in 'Rocket Performance' started by CaptainCaeruleus, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:16 AM.

  1. CaptainCaeruleus

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    Hello all,

    After a several year hiatus, it looks like I am back. I need to resurrect my turbocharged (Turbo Connection) Rocket III which has been sitting covered in a garage for two years. It will need a new battery and perhaps the starter unfrozen/relay. It will also need a fresh dyno tune. I understand PowerTripp is now out of business. Is there anyone else in the Rocket III arena in the east that can help in this regard.

    Thanks,

    Mike...
     
  2. skydog1000

    skydog1000Top Fuel

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    You could ask Carpenter Racing in Berlin, NJ.
     
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    tdraggerLiving Legend

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    Hey Mike. Good to see you back.
     
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    Hello Mike and welcome back
     
  7. Idaho Red Rocket 3

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    Post some pictures of her now just as she comes out from under the cover. Then we can gawk when you get her all cleaned up.
     
  8. JRock

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    Make sure your clutch fibers and steel plates haven't cemented themselves together.
    Mine did after 4 years of sitting.
    Start her in neutral, pull in clutch, shift into first and be ready to press the kill switch ;-)
     
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    Alternative method is to put it in 2nd or 3rd with engine off and rock the bike forward to break loose the clutch plates. I the issue of sticking plates on an 07 Nomad that I bought gently used but that had sat at a dealership for about a year and used that method. The clutch would still stick if it sat for a few weeks until I got a few miles on new oil but then it stopped.
     
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    If you find a tuner, let us know. I could use one.
     
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