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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Don't feel bad SimplyRide- it happens to the best...

Don't feel bad SimplyRide- it happens to the best of us. I did it once on a kick start quad. By the time I realized it I was too tired to ride anymore. Now, it is the first thing I check. :lol3
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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Fix the shaky banister, plug leaking rain...

Fix the shaky banister, plug leaking rain downpipe, make a duct tape wallet, actually fix ducting, seal kids lunchboxes closed, etc.

None of that interest you there is the always famous "get a new...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Weight on the truck aside....that little 2 inch...

Weight on the truck aside....that little 2 inch square bar being that long is getting a lot of lateral and torsional strain. My vote is it cracks and breaks first.

I got $5 on it. Who is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 12:24 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I use hair spray on my golf grips Works good

I use hair spray on my golf grips Works good
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh :D Well, on one hand there is a...

:huh

:D

Well, on one hand there is a willingness to ride on the DR....But, I doubt the dress is going to help in the looks department.

I'm going to call this one a "push"- I'll keep his...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I can see the description now: wanted good woman...

I can see the description now: wanted good woman who likes to ride dual sport motorcycle. Missing left leg a plus.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
I was under the impression they just dropped in...

I was under the impression they just dropped in under the springs and change the oil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I will give it interesting...BUT that webpage...

I will give it interesting...BUT that webpage makes my brain hurt. Is there some actual content in there to read (I couldn't find it) or just pics and quotes? :lol3

Ah Ha! Just figured it out-...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have the MSR guards. I will give them an 'ok'...

I have the MSR guards. I will give them an 'ok' on the fit. Had to cut the balls off the ends of the levers. Was kind of a give and take on fitting them around the brake banjo bolt as well. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Easy now, I look at my smart phone all the...

Easy now, I look at my smart phone all the time...scanning google satellite maps for hidden trails. :deal:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I can tell you Volvo Penta Grey is NOT a match. ...

I can tell you Volvo Penta Grey is NOT a match. :lol3 Some paint/body shops have some type of scanner/sensor that they can shoot the paint then mix up a match. They may mix you up a pint for not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Just out of curiosity how does that differ from...

Just out of curiosity how does that differ from regular lexan? Or is it like a piece of hurricane rated steel? They just charge more? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
Wow, that sounds like an expensive mistake. Did...

Wow, that sounds like an expensive mistake. Did he use the whole tube? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
Check to make sure all connections at the battery...

Check to make sure all connections at the battery and ground are tight.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
See the post above yours... I don't even...

See the post above yours...

I don't even know if the FCR has the same type of o rings that can leak. But, mine was hard to start then blow big puff of white smoke. Then as the engine got hot it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
I think that is what mine was doing was...

I think that is what mine was doing was vaporizing the excess gas in the exhaust. :lol3 Of Course I let it run for a while thinking condensation in the pipe and trying to figure out wtf is going...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
That is what mine did when the o rings in the...

That is what mine did when the o rings in the carb were on their way out...

Edit: and bad seats make the engine run bad, they don't cause smoke.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Yeh, better get the torch out.. :D

:lol3

Yeh, better get the torch out.. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
hard to see in that pic but chances are the cam...

hard to see in that pic but chances are the cam is trashed if the rocker looks like that.



This. Other causes- trash in the engine, improperly adjusted valves causing coil bind
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I've never taken the throttle blade/shaft out of...

I've never taken the throttle blade/shaft out of a carb like the DR. On some automotive carbs there is sometimes plastic sleeves on the shaft to keep from wearing the housing. Does the DR have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Mongle
My saddle bag racks obstruct that tab so I just...

My saddle bag racks obstruct that tab so I just used some 1 x 3 x 1/4 aluminium bar stock to essentially move the turn signals back and up. I mounted through the rear grab handle bolt with a longer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
I see why I have so much trouble wrestling...

I see why I have so much trouble wrestling tires...I'm not wearing the proper foot gear....:lol3

:freaky

You keep showing these videos you are going to have people showing up at your house to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Depending on what elevation you're at it could be...

Depending on what elevation you're at it could be a lot more than .5 HP

I know my DR felt gutless at 12K feet. :lol3

Here is the math formula if you ever want to figure actual HP loss.

HP...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I seem to recall some were as low as 85 out west....

I seem to recall some were as low as 85 out west. :eek1 I looked into it because I never see that around here. If I remember correctly it was due to higher elevations-less air pressure. This...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
They do show a knock sensor for the CBR. ...

They do show a knock sensor for the CBR.

Due to the DRs being air cooled and small cam specs I would run 93 with the high compression piston. Even stock every now and then I get an engine...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Mongle
That is a very generalized statement that is...

That is a very generalized statement that is incorrect.

You may want to narrow down "anything" and what you consider "high octane". In my world high octane is 116.

502 Mag marine engines...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I've owned a few FI bikes....none of them had...

I've owned a few FI bikes....none of them had knock sensors. I have never seen one on a FI bike. Maybe BMW?

Point being- If it calls for high octane it is in your best intrest to run high...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I was thinking a quick spot with a tig welder...

I was thinking a quick spot with a tig welder right in the middle of the side plate/clip. Wouldn't transfer much heat. Hell if I know. :lol3 Could try it with an old chain first. But that would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh:lol3 I was wondering if you could hit...

:huh:lol3

I was wondering if you could hit the clip with a little spot of weld? Never worry about it again. I cut all my old chains off with a cut off tool anyway. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm with Rusty- internet is just black magic to...

I'm with Rusty- internet is just black magic to me anyway....:lol3

Did you read the part about ADVrider being "read only" for a couple of days?:eek1 Holy shit those guys in CSM are going to lose...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
I buy the rivet type myself. Not because I think...

I buy the rivet type myself. Not because I think they last longer, are stronger or less prone to come loose...but because I already purchased a rivet tool and by doG I'm going to use it every chance...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 111,253
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Posted By Mongle
Middle of OK gets my vote for worse mud. ...

Middle of OK gets my vote for worse mud. Everyone kept saying to us "it rained last night be careful". :huh About 2 Hrs later I burned in on a flat road. Was like riding on ice. We ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Holy shit! I'm going to quit bitching about mine...

Holy shit! I'm going to quit bitching about mine now. I just did it and it was $18 for the tag and another $21 for property tax totaling $39.00. Hell even if you add in my inspection ($13) it is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Mongle
That sounds pretty low on the milage. Like...

That sounds pretty low on the milage. Like others said it is possible though depending on riding style. I saw a guy smoke a clutch in a BMW F800GS with only 3K miles on it. I was able to adjust it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
Careful of the speeding ticket rheostat on the...

Careful of the speeding ticket rheostat on the right handlebar.... The one on an FZ6 is more likely to get you in trouble than the DR. :lol3

They are fun bikes though! Have fun, be safe.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
You don't have a carb/FI issue- you have a shitty...

You don't have a carb/FI issue- you have a shitty gas issue. :deal

I make good money cleaning fuel injectors for boats and cars. I have a flow bench that flows/cleans and cycles injectors and a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
I use more of a- "pry...beat...curse...repeat"...

I use more of a- "pry...beat...curse...repeat" method myself. Then tap one tree and start all over. :lol3

I don't even know why I bother; it isn't like I can see past my elbows anyway. I end up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2015, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Every county is a little different. I know mine...

Every county is a little different. I know mine (Catawba) wont let you build anything bigger sq ft than your house unless it is attached to the house. Weird huh? They don't really push the permit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 111,253
Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
If you leave your house around 0600- I give it a...

If you leave your house around 0600- I give it a 70% chance. Every hour before 0600 it goes up 10% and every hour after 0600 it goes down 15%. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 07:53 PM
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Views: 22,612,632
Posted By Mongle
And on DR related news...:D I think I have...

And on DR related news...:D

I think I have decided to make my DR the sole street legal bike. I'm going to sell my Vulcan Nomad cruiser (what a boring form of motorcycling:D) and use that money to...
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