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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Mongle
If you don't have a solvent tank: Brake...

If you don't have a solvent tank:

Brake spray
Acetone
kerosene

Dry with compressed air BUT DO NOT spin the bearing with the air. Yes, it looks cool and makes a neat sound but spinning a dry...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Hard to describe that sound to...

:lol3

Hard to describe that sound to someone... I tell them: imagine dropping a 55 gallon drum full of cement onto concrete from about 6 foot. :deal:lol3
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Mongle
One nice thing about the wolfman is the the quick...

One nice thing about the wolfman is the the quick snaps on the lower mount straps. If you want you can actually put it over the gas cap and just unsnap it to put gas it. Moves it forward a good 3-4...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I think I just heard that thing bounce off a...

I think I just heard that thing bounce off a rock....


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
60mph = 1 mile per minute= 63360 inches a minute ...

60mph = 1 mile per minute= 63360 inches a minute

26" tall tire (guessing at this # figure 21" rim and 3" of rubber all the way around) covers 81.68 inches per revolution

63360 / 81.68 = 775.7...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Mongle
You aren't completely wrong. In some situations...

You aren't completely wrong. In some situations what you explained is correct. Off the top of my head large electric motors require what you described. Difference being the clamping force on the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I feel like you guys are over thinking this. ...

I feel like you guys are over thinking this.

When you tighten the axle you tighten on the inner portion of the bearing, the sleeve and axle spacers. If the outer portion of the bearing were...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-23-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I was thinking more of an Al Tuna Mini Me...

I was thinking more of an Al Tuna Mini Me version....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
Are you talking about the edge of the step on the...

Are you talking about the edge of the step on the DDC? I can't say for sure what that is but I see it on spring seats on heads when there isn't enough spring pressure and the spring tries to "crawl"...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-23-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Mongle
This should be sculpted out of bronze and put a...

This should be sculpted out of bronze and put a top a trophy for winners from now on. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh :lol3 ... I always heard- don't...

:huh

:lol3

... I always heard- don't worry you can't bottom out



I weigh 220lbs and carried around 70lbs of gear going cross country. DR hung in there like a champ!
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Mongle
The way I look at it (remember I make my living...

The way I look at it (remember I make my living by my tools): You can either use a quality torque wrench and torque the bolts to what they are supposed to be OR you can use a cheap one and torque it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
Just out of curiosity why do you say that? If it...

Just out of curiosity why do you say that? If it is an instrument that is to be used for reading specific and accurate measurements it should be checked for calibration now and then.

And when you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
not sure what you are trying to do but have you...

not sure what you are trying to do but have you tried heating it with a blow dryer/heat gun?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Mongle
You PUI already? WTF are you talking about?

You PUI already? WTF are you talking about?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I like how they go through all the trouble to...

I like how they go through all the trouble to make a center impression, then use a starter bit and still drilled if off center. :lol3
I'm the guy everyone in the area brings broken shit to. So, I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Mongle
no, you just brought it back up. :lol3

no, you just brought it back up.


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
You are thinking about it backwards. All...

You are thinking about it backwards.

All things being equal-drag, HP, run time, etc:

That tells me the synthetic oil is conducting MORE heat from the engine. If you see the temps go down in a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Mongle
On another note I found this weekend riding. I'm...

On another note I found this weekend riding. I'm not trying to start an oil debate. I've said it before-I'm not an oil guy and think changing it often is more important than what oil you run. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My 2 cents for what it is worth. I had the...

My 2 cents for what it is worth.

I had the DJ needle and thought it performed well. On a whim while rebuilding my carb recently I had to buy some parts from Derek so I got the adjustable DR...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm going to have to call BS on this one. Intake...

I'm going to have to call BS on this one. Intake valves start opening before TDC therefor there would be little vacuum on the spark plug hole. Maybe on something like a v8 with the engine running...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
I have had a long day... thought about it some...

I have had a long day... thought about it some more... obviously doesn't hold them open or you wouldn't be able to set valve lash. Brain is done. LOL. I've started drinking tonight so don't take...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have a Leak Down gauge- it shows % of leak...

I have a Leak Down gauge- it shows % of leak instantly (well, almost- pressure has to stabilize in the cylinder/head chamber first)

I have seen others with two gauges. I haven't used one of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I haven't done a thumper but on other engines if...

I haven't done a thumper but on other engines if the piston is going down it wasn't on TDC.

Easy way would be to access the bolt through the left side engine cover, put a socket on it and hold...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Simple and well put. Even as an...

:lol3

Simple and well put. Even as an engine builder I don't consider myself an "oil guy". I tell my customers run the oil they can afford to change more often then recommended. Most oils are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Mongle
If it is still sparking I would say it is running...

If it is still sparking I would say it is running out of fuel-float bowl would be something to look at.

Tank vent plugged?
Small filter in inlet of carb dirty?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm with Brutal on this. You said you have...

I'm with Brutal on this. You said you have around 47K miles- that means the valves should have been checked 6-7 times by now. If they haven't this is a great place to start.

Compression/leak...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 That made me smile. Don't beat yourself...

:lol3 That made me smile. Don't beat yourself up. Battery voltage during cranking has a lot to do with the Cold Cranking Amps aka CCA of the battery. A 1000CCA battery would be considered bad if...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
+1 When my O rings started to go I noticed...

+1

When my O rings started to go I noticed the bike getting harder and harder to start. I blamed it on the cold weather. Wasn't until I found gas in the air box I realized the bike was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yep- Don't know when I am getting to leave to go...

Yep- Don't know when I am getting to leave to go yet, but yep.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
I rest my case. :deal:lol3

I rest my case. :deal:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I love me some Porters, Ambers and Stouts. Those...

I love me some Porters, Ambers and Stouts. Those are for enjoying the beer.

PBR has a good $$ to drunk ratio that works well for me at times. :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Mongle
What's wrong with PBR? :huh

What's wrong with PBR? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
No kidding. If you see me messing with someone...

No kidding. If you see me messing with someone about there spelling and/or grammar it is just to be a dick...because I have no place doing it. :lol3

I think Klay doesn't hang out here anymore...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
What are you thinking bringing common sense into...

What are you thinking bringing common sense into this thread? :lol3:freaky Honestly this is some great info. I use them every day so I don't give it much thought. You did a good job of breaking...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
My GSXR 600 which has 4 small versions of the DR...

My GSXR 600 which has 4 small versions of the DR carb (CV style) is starting to have issues. Kinda what you are describing. Found the slides are quite worn and will "stick" in the down position if...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
His phone auto posted when the engine blew up and...

His phone auto posted when the engine blew up and took him with it....:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-07-2015, 03:15 PM
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Views: 106,819
Posted By Mongle
Yeh, that is on the list...along with change oil...

Yeh, that is on the list...along with change oil in shock, put shock back in bike, find camping shit, finish floor in bedroom and do about 2 weeks worth of work in 5 days before I leave.. :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 109,550
Views: 22,035,714
Posted By Mongle
If you had the cable too loose it wouldn't...

If you had the cable too loose it wouldn't release the clutch all the way and would make for harsh shifts. Should be some play in your clutch lever so it isn't always dragging the clutch but not too...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 109,550
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Posted By Mongle
I usually do all my adjustments at the cable, not...

I usually do all my adjustments at the cable, not the arm. I think there is enough in the cable to compensate for most wear. If you have to start moving the arm the clutch may be on it's last leg. ...
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