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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I guess that depends on your definition of long...

I guess that depends on your definition of long lasting. I use nothing but gear oil (high pressure lubrication is what it is made for) and have almost 21K on my DR650 stock chain. It is getting...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Made me wonder. WTF good is the number if it...

Made me wonder. WTF good is the number if it only gets you a blank? Hell, all Suzuki keys look similar. :lol3

Thanks for confirming I got screwed.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I tried that. Gave suzuki the number- they...

I tried that. Gave suzuki the number- they handed me a blank key:huh For $10 at that. They said the number just got me the correct blank.

I would just go to a hardware store and see if they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Doubt both plugs went bad at the same time. Did...

Doubt both plugs went bad at the same time. Did you check for spark? There is a white connector under the tank that comes loose some times- causes headaches.

Fuel-Air-Compression-Spark: Go...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Hate to hear you are having such trouble. ...

Hate to hear you are having such trouble. Pliers, vise grips anything to grab the outside edge. they usually aren't that tight.

But, I gotta say- that is some impressive shit to mangle that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Nice! Coming from a machinist and just a...

Nice!

Coming from a machinist and just a suggestion:

The only thing I notice that is odd is the amount of +/- clearances given. .032" in the machining world is A LOT! As a machinist I think...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
Sounds to me like a loose connection. 7 miles...

Sounds to me like a loose connection. 7 miles isn't long but should have given enough charge to last more than a week. Double check all connections.

My DR sits for 4-6 weeks in a cold...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Of all the things my Vulcan Nomad has a tach is...

Of all the things my Vulcan Nomad has a tach is not something it came with. Granted- high rpms is not something it sees very often but I was a little surprised. If I am running it hard the rev...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Mine never does it the same twice. Some time...

Mine never does it the same twice. Some time when I pick it up from the side stand...sometimes it does it after sitting for 10-15 minutes after a ride. Drove me nuts at first. Now, it just makes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Mongle
http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/4fad386be...

http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/4fad386beab8eac843000000/its-a-trap-what-happens-when-advertisers-dont-meet-twitters-spending-quotas.jpg


I wouldn't follow one of Cyberdos routes on a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Mongle
It is funny: I venture down to the basement (Jo...

It is funny: I venture down to the basement (Jo Mamma) pretty regularly for entertainment. They have a forum going about online personalities and real life. Got me thinking a little. The DR...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
[QUOTE=1989THEARK;25491170]Any specific model? ...

[QUOTE=1989THEARK;25491170]Any specific model?
I searched innovate products
I got innovate motorsports.
Same things?



Sorry, Yes, Innovate Motorsports. They have ones with just a gauge,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
Damn it man! Talk about feeding the addiction. ...

Damn it man! Talk about feeding the addiction. There is some nice stuff in there.



I have used a lot of Innovate Products stuff. If I remember correctly they use Bosch Brand 02 sensors. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
yes, 525 - 110 links is stock. I don't...

yes, 525 - 110 links is stock.

I don't know what you mean by "or better" so I can't answer that.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
In NC you are only allowed 4 forward facing...

In NC you are only allowed 4 forward facing lights (not counting marker/turn signals) at one time. You will see a lot of newer cars that when high beams are on the separate low and high are on at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Ahh, good catch. I often skip over the sig line...

Ahh, good catch. I often skip over the sig line stuff. Need to read more and all that...:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
Is it just me or does the it look like the middle...

Is it just me or does the it look like the middle gears (have no idea which ones they are) look like they are made out of a different material?
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Mongle
communication followup

For those that might be interested this is the communication system my friend used on his BMW. The one he got could pretty much do whatever he wanted: GPS, MP3, 2 way radio, and cell phone...maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
When we did the TAT we had mics in our helmets;...

When we did the TAT we had mics in our helmets; nothing fancy just 2 ways with push to talk on the bars. We had one guy that talked ALL the time. We would just ignore him :lol3 when we would stop...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
EM, are those cast or steel? I know if I...

EM, are those cast or steel?

I know if I wear my hunting boots just riding around my feet get sore quick from standing. If you have a boot with some type of steel or composite reinforcement in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Mongle
there is a shouldered spacer between the cush hub...

there is a shouldered spacer between the cush hub and the wheel hub. If it wasn't seated properly it would "widen" everything up. I would pull it back apart and check it. If it is out of alignment...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm not sure how much you are familiar with the...

I'm not sure how much you are familiar with the seals on a fork so if you already know this forgive me. There is an upper dust seal that can be pried out and removed- then the actual oil seal is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I would run the engine with the stabil in the gas...

I would run the engine with the stabil in the gas for a bit. Drain the carb for over winter. On marine engines we "fog" the engine with foggin oil- but I have never done that to my bikes. Of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Mongle
One rock at a time.... :lol3

One rock at a time....


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I build engines for a living- If I see ANY of my...

I build engines for a living- If I see ANY of my guys assembling with an impact they are immediately fired. No one is that good. I fix stuff on a weekly occurrence from other shops where guys think...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have to agree with Procycle. On the stock...

I have to agree with Procycle. On the stock bike/carb setup I lived at about 800' elevation. Was lean, got about right at 5K to 9K and started to fall off above 10K.

While yes the bike does...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:09 PM
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Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
If you got the money I would say pumper carb. I...

If you got the money I would say pumper carb. I have Yosh pipe, open air box, and Procycle kit. Rode another inmates DR with a pumper carb and aftermarket pipe (don't remember what kind- was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Doesn't really matter- they are both weak. :lol3...

Doesn't really matter- they are both weak. :lol3 Not like you are going to blinding other drivers.

I have a HID 35w hi/lo setup on my cruiser and it works great....then I get on the DR and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
That is a substantial difference in compression. ...

That is a substantial difference in compression. :huh So do the 10.5 kits come out to 10.5 or are they less as well?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Nice! Anyone know what those rims are off of?

Nice!

Anyone know what those rims are off of?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Mongle
While I don't regularly do motorcycle engines I...

While I don't regularly do motorcycle engines I have seen shops like you describe. It isn't they aren't good at what they do but they never stray from stock because at that point they don't have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I ride a lot of varying terrain in the course of...

I ride a lot of varying terrain in the course of a day. Ride an hour to the mountains via pavement, then ride dirt roads for a while then maybe find some technical trails with rocks, then ride...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Or anything in a 10 foot radius around the...

Or anything in a 10 foot radius around the tractor....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
I buy from Partzilla- Just don't get in a hurry. ...

I buy from Partzilla- Just don't get in a hurry. I think it took me 3 weeks to get my last order. :cry I think you put your order in...Partzilla puts their order in....parts get shipped from Japan...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
They took lessons from Ford who has been calling...

They took lessons from Ford who has been calling a 302 a 5.0L for years. 302= 4.9L :lol3 And if you actually measure one it comes out to 301.6 cu inch.

Rounding up on motor sizes seems to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Welcome to the DR forum. If you read back about...

Welcome to the DR forum. If you read back about a week ago you will see this has been covered....like in beat a dead horse kind of covered. :lol3

But, yes you are correct. It is a miss print.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 101,173
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 did you just call me fat? I call it...

:lol3

did you just call me fat? I call it "husky". :evil

I'm with you. While not tall I am "husky" 5'8" and 220lbs. The wife while not husky is tall 6'0" and 135ish (don't tell her I told...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Race Tech always seems high on their spring...

Race Tech always seems high on their spring rates. I think they expect you to actually be racing. I would trust Rick before Race Tech. He has actual hands on experience with the DR. Race Tech has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Cognet in NC is a suspension specialist (and...

Cognet in NC is a suspension specialist (and loyal DR rider). Rick (the owner) could probably set you up with whatever you need. Plus, being in NC if you wanted to ship them to him it wouldn't cost...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 101,173
Views: 19,586,049
Posted By Mongle
Happy Farkling! :lol3 Here this should get...

Happy Farkling! :lol3

Here this should get the thought process kick started:

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc514/DR_StreetTracker/DR_largePIC.jpg?t=1300499148
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