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Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
My rear tire/tube that I just replaced has a slow...

My rear tire/tube that I just replaced has a slow leak. I have to drive it 70 miles though. Any tips on slowing the leak down so I can get home? Does that slime stuff work? Are DR sized tubes common...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 07:23 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Well at least I got the hard part over with.

Well at least I got the hard part over with.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Will do

Will do
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I've just never heard it until recently

I've just never heard it until recently
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
When the bike slows down, rolling, I hear a...

When the bike slows down, rolling, I hear a slight whirring noise until I eventually stop. Any ideas what this might be from? It sounds like it is coming from the front tire/brake. I haven't done any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
For real. This is an excellent tutorial for...

For real. This is an excellent tutorial for installing tires. I'm doing my front tire (IRC TR8) next week. Will follow this process, seems easy. The hardest part for me isn't getting the old tire...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Sounds like a plan to me!

Sounds like a plan to me!
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Awesome, that's a lot. Why did you put a lower...

Awesome, that's a lot. Why did you put a lower profile tire on? I bet it was. Changing tires without proper tools sucks. Hard.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 12:04 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Old tire, stock, 7000 miles: ...

Old tire, stock, 7000 miles:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/12485868994_1fe0f6ff41_b_d.jpg

New, shinko 705's:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3834/12485393375_e35ba6469c_b_d.jpg

The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
It is finished. I am done. All I have to do is...

It is finished. I am done. All I have to do is mount up the tire on the bike. So, are there any special instructions for doing this? If not, it should be fine. I just want to check.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Once it is through the hole, it is sideways and...

Once it is through the hole, it is sideways and tight, can't shift it around.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Ever time I get the tube in, the valve stem binds...

Ever time I get the tube in, the valve stem binds up
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
What does the guy in that video mean when he says...

What does the guy in that video mean when he says "check to make sure the tube is not stuck in the rim lock, you want it to be on top of it"
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
It looks like this on both sides ...

It looks like this on both sides

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5536/12481639123_3cb990ee7a_b_d.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I have to remove the tire and old tube and try...

I have to remove the tire and old tube and try again. The tire is on the rim as if it were ready to be set, how do I get it off now? It's different than if the tire had just come off the bike
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:11 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
This is seriously the most disappointed I have...

This is seriously the most disappointed I have ever felt. I'm in awe of my depression right now. It's 2 am and I'm going to bed. Fml
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:01 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I'm pumping up the tire and I'm getting no...

I'm pumping up the tire and I'm getting no psi...!?!?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:54 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Elaborate?

Elaborate?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:49 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Do I have to start over if my valve stem is not...

Do I have to start over if my valve stem is not lined up 100%?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:36 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Does this mean what I think it means.. ...

Does this mean what I think it means..

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2860/12473855333_8bb0ea4106_b_d.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:29 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
The hairdryer was from the ignition freezing...

The hairdryer was from the ignition freezing issues. Which have since been resolved. Also... Tire is on now. I am,however,bleeding :clap:lol3:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:28 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
It's snowing..

It's snowing..
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
It probably is. I have a hair dryer I could use

It probably is. I have a hair dryer I could use
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Thx. Would have a beer but I'm 19. Sucks

Thx. Would have a beer but I'm 19. Sucks
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
At this point it's like stuck in this position

At this point it's like stuck in this position
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Look me in the eye and tell me this is going to...

Look me in the eye and tell me this is going to fit...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2883/12473022543_72961b983f_b_d.jpg


There is no way in hell.

Are shinkos notorious for being extremely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Also, I feel like I'm going to bend the rim when...

Also, I feel like I'm going to bend the rim when I'm breaking the bead
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Okay just checking because my rear wheel one has...

Okay just checking because my rear wheel one has at least one side sealed
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
What do the stock rear wheel bearings look like...

What do the stock rear wheel bearings look like on a 2011 DR? Are they sealed and greased?
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Are there any vendors who sell bolt on headlight...

Are there any vendors who sell bolt on headlight cowls? With a different shape but one that fits the dr
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Hahahaha, I love it

Hahahaha, I love it
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
What do you mean by "jump off the dyno"? And what...

What do you mean by "jump off the dyno"? And what is causing such a thing to happen?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Is it necessary to have an air pump for filling...

Is it necessary to have an air pump for filling tires that can get high pressures? I ask because some of y'all say you need 60psi to "seat the bead" when changing tires. But if you are changing tires...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I'm going with IRC TR8 front and Shinko 705 rear....

I'm going with IRC TR8 front and Shinko 705 rear.

I am trying to find some tubes. The one I'm looking at says: IRC Standard Tube - 4.00/5.10-17, 130/90-17 - TR-4 Stem XF87-5940

and that is for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I run next to no dirt, though. And I sometimes...

I run next to no dirt, though. And I sometimes drive on the highway (70mph) for 75+ miles(rare). So would the TR8 still be a good choice? Also, I get confused with the sizing on both the front and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I'm ordering some new tires tonight, should I...

I'm ordering some new tires tonight, should I just get tires or do I need new tubes as well. I'll probably get shinko 700's
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
You are correct good sir!

You are correct good sir!
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
I am not the original owner. I bought the bike...

I am not the original owner. I bought the bike from a dealer who said it was stock at 1600 miles. The only carb modification is a fuel screw( and the adjustable needle, put on today).
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Isn't the DR known to run lean at lower...

Isn't the DR known to run lean at lower elevations? And for those at higher elevations it runs well, stock. So I made it more rich at my 1000' elevation.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By tlmaffucci
Interesting. Thank you

Interesting. Thank you
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