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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Little slow in here today. Raining like hell and...

Little slow in here today. Raining like hell and don't really feel like doing work.:lol3

Little DR porn. This is before I went back to knobbies.
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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
:cry I'm not licensed...and use it daily. :lol3...

:cry I'm not licensed...and use it daily. :lol3

What it comes down to is not all fasteners need loctite. Some need just: oil, high pressure lube, sealants, or anti seize. You have to know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yes and No. You are on the right track. ...

Yes and No. You are on the right track.

Yes, higher octane burns slower, has less power than lower octane. 110 leaded gas is about 18.7K BTU/lb of energy. 89 octane is aboutl 19K BTU/lb of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
104 has less energy per pound than 87. I...

104 has less energy per pound than 87.

I haven't done a DR but on V8 engines if the engine is designed for 87-89 octane and you put 110 in it you lose power, A/F changes and timing has to be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
hmm....if you are not seeing any change when you...

hmm....if you are not seeing any change when you adjust the mixture screw I would think the passageway is blocked.

Another thought: if you took the mixture screw out make sure spring, washer...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Do you have an aftermarket mixture screw? You...

Do you have an aftermarket mixture screw? You said you turned it out but the factory idle mixture screw is located under a plug. Sure you didn't turn down the idle?

Idle should be in the 1500...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Mongle
abstract art- price just went up. :lol3

abstract art- price just went up. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I don't know what GL and YRMV means. And...

I don't know what GL and YRMV means.

And that isn't what you typed first. You said you heated the BOLT. You went back and changed it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
This is how you do it. Everyone else- quit...

This is how you do it.

Everyone else- quit heating the bolt. All you are doing is making it expand and tighter. And since it doesn't really stick out you are probably heating the disc as well...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Mongle
That is a really clean looking '96! :freaky ...

That is a really clean looking '96! :freaky

I would clean the threads with some brake cleaner and just swipe a dab of silicone in there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I think I saw one at Home Depot- Husky brand ...

I think I saw one at Home Depot- Husky brand
Kobalt might make one at Lowes

Could always run down the Snap on or Mac tool truck. They usually keep them on hand.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 10:15 AM
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Views: 167,865
Posted By Mongle
WOW! Great pics! You could always upgrade...

WOW! Great pics!

You could always upgrade to black duct tape. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Mongle
There is some wires behind the headlight that...

There is some wires behind the headlight that don't go anywhere- they are switched power. I can't remember the colors off the top of my head (beer faded memory says: Brown positive/ Black w/white...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
I got nothing.... Maybe some Holy water, a...

I got nothing....

Maybe some Holy water, a young priest and an old priest? Have us a DR exorcism?
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
I got mine at West Marine- it is designed for...

I got mine at West Marine- it is designed for boats with a waterproof cap for when not in use. Made of a little better plastics that will hold up to being in direct sunlight/heat.

Since I only...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Could be your bike temps are causing the idle to...

Could be your bike temps are causing the idle to go up and down. When cold fuel doesn't atomize as well so idles low. bike warms up idles smoother and higher.. Then if bike continues to sit and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Your motor so you can do what you want with it. ...

Your motor so you can do what you want with it. Just trying to save you from damaging something you wont find until you are ready to put it back together.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
Throw that impact in the trash before you really...

Throw that impact in the trash before you really mess something up. Impact + steel bolts in aluminium threads are a bad combination.

If I can bust loose BB Chevy main bolts with a ratchet there...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I like it when a job requires the "special"...

I like it when a job requires the "special" tools. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Have the stock stand on mine...it is 1.5" away...

Have the stock stand on mine...it is 1.5" away from the swing-arm. Sure yours isn't bent? (maybe mine is and I just got lucky:lol3)
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Best guess: Looks like a late model GSXR can...

Best guess:

Looks like a late model GSXR can (I seem to remember some triangular ones) and a home made mid pipe. That is not something someone bought specifically for a DR.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Properly and tight can mean a few different...

Properly and tight can mean a few different things.

My Yosh mid pipe did the same thing on the previous owners bike. I payed attention to detail when putting it on.

On my Yosh pipe I noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Mongle
If the bearing is sealed on both sides ( a 2Z...

If the bearing is sealed on both sides ( a 2Z bearing) there is no need to pack grease in them. They come with grease already.

That being said I have pried the seal out of an old bearing just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Close... The heat range is a design feature...

Close...

The heat range is a design feature built into plugs to keep them clean. If you see a lot of deposits on your plug ground strap, electrode and porcelain then you need to start looking at...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Isn't the TM40 a pumper carb? That can explain a...

Isn't the TM40 a pumper carb? That can explain a lot. I know the first thing I do when heavy engine braking is whap the throttle to get the rpms up to match the gear I'm in (then another big...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
What ER said. In all honesty the amount...

What ER said.


In all honesty the amount of fuel pulled at "throttle closed/ High RPM" condition is very little. Could it change MPG averages? Honestly can't say. I wouldn't imagine 1 mpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
Send Gordon an email and/or check out his...

Send Gordon an email and/or check out his webpage:

http://www.rrrtoolsolutions.com/

Great guy, motorcycle fanatic, and rides a DR! What more could you ask for? He has the JIS screwdrivers and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 167,865
Posted By Mongle
We are going to have to start calling you Mad...

We are going to have to start calling you Mad Max. That KLR looks good!

You might try the KLR seat for a while. I rode my friends and it was pretty comfy. Unlike the DR the KLR stock seat was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 12:21 PM
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Views: 167,865
Posted By Mongle
You messed up now! I just looked at your website...

You messed up now! I just looked at your website and saw you restored a 305 scrambler. I have a 1968 sitting in my shop waiting on me to pull it apart. When I start hunting parts you are going to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
Never a shade tree around when you want...

Never a shade tree around when you want it....:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,950
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Posted By Mongle
I don't care who you are... that is funny! ...

I don't care who you are... that is funny!


Edit: oh yeh, and I'm in for Sunday! Wheeeee!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 167,865
Posted By Mongle
If i go i will have the super tanker DR (5 gal)...

If i go i will have the super tanker DR (5 gal) tank. LOL. I'm not above trading fuel for beer!
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I admit I don't understand what you typed but......

I admit I don't understand what you typed but...

Are you saying the factory STAINLESS header pipe will rust without the coating?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
I have found a nice coating of NC red clay does...

I have found a nice coating of NC red clay does well to protect it. :lol3

I polished mine...once....long time ago. What a pain in the ass. Between mud, rock dents, and heat turning it colors I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 96,054
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Posted By Mongle
Can't tell you what/if it is an alloy, but I can...

Can't tell you what/if it is an alloy, but I can tell you welding with a mig is no problem. Use a quality wire/gas and you should be fine. Don't use flux core- it can leave bubble and/or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 167,865
Posted By Mongle
[/QUOTE] I might be able to make the 29th. ...

[/QUOTE]

I might be able to make the 29th. I will know for sure Friday.

Probably trailer up from Denver. Have room for one more if anyone wants.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
I haven't played with the pumper carbs so I don't...

I haven't played with the pumper carbs so I don't know specs and exact tolerances. But a carb is a carb.

Look for the guide to be out of round or worn on one side. Possible the needle can be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
I engine brake A LOT and have no fuel related...

I engine brake A LOT and have no fuel related issues (50-51 mpg).

You have something else going on: leaking o rings on float, worn needle guide, improperly tuned carb, ODO not reading correctly,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
If they left it in the intake track it is...

If they left it in the intake track it is probably just wrapped around the intake valve causing massive compression leak. Pull the head- remove tricky paper towel- lap in valve and go back riding....
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 96,054
Views: 18,095,324
Posted By Mongle
I will put in my two cents on rear brake...:evil ...

I will put in my two cents on rear brake...:evil

It is there for a reason- it works.

Track Days/road bike- While I didn't use the rear a lot it was great for settling the suspension mid...
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