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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Mongle
They don't advertise it as waterproof but like...

They don't advertise it as waterproof but like you said- does a great job of it. I found that the lip that goes over the zipper tends to fold up when zipping/un-zipping- if you remember to fold it...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I can't tell you how many little: nuts, washers,...

I can't tell you how many little: nuts, washers, e clips and valve keepers one of those has saved me from crawling around on my belly looking under the work bench. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Mongle
The stickers are free...... kind of.....

The stickers are free...... kind of.....
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Glad to hear you are going to be ok. It happens....

Glad to hear you are going to be ok. It happens. EVERY time I have burned in it has been by fault: not paying attention, riding like a dumb ass, too tired, etc. :lol3


Hell, I've been riding 2...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:freaky I do like the looks of it! Keep...

:freaky I do like the looks of it!

Keep in mind that if you put a full knobby on there it may hit. I know my center stand doesn't work (well, it works-but the tires are still touching the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Friend, his dad, and I all burn wood in the...

Friend, his dad, and I all burn wood in the winter ( They heat their whole house all winter with it- I just use it when it gets real cold since the heat pump can't keep up). We all get together and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Not to mention the DR doesn't have a lot of...

Not to mention the DR doesn't have a lot of "extra" power on hand. You would have to look at what the ECM and mostly the fuel pump draws.

I would like to try it though- in my free time I never...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I would like to be anywhere the grass is green...

I would like to be anywhere the grass is green right now. Snowing in NC....this is some bullshit! I should have moved further south!
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Mongle
What's his name? :lol3

What's his name?



:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I use a Garmin handheld unit (hcx or something). ...

I use a Garmin handheld unit (hcx or something). It does what I want- point me in the correct direction when I am lost. I don't need a lot of the extra features. I have put downloaded maps on it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Wish I could remember-been couple of years now. ...

Wish I could remember-been couple of years now. Being an anal retentive type I wouldn't have deviated from the instructions.

While Motolab (Derek) and I don't agree on much I do agree with him...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Great info! Thanks! I will give it a shot. I...

Great info! Thanks! I will give it a shot. I bought the Casio gzone because it was mil-spec: drop resistant, dust resistant, waterproof to something or other, scratch proof screen and some other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My phone (casio gzone) uses the data to pull up...

My phone (casio gzone) uses the data to pull up the map- without data, no map. It will show you where you are...on a blank screen if you don't have data.:cry Is there a way to put gps maps (.gpx...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I am confident that the drilled slide causes this...

I am confident that the drilled slide causes this condition. Why, because I went through hell trying to figure it out. Many people may not have a problem because they don't ride in windy conditions...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Mongle
The drilled slide makes this condition. It makes...

The drilled slide makes this condition. It makes the carb too sensitive to outside pressures. You can try moving the carb vent tube (the one with the filter on the end) to see if that helps.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Anyone up for a ride today? :lol3 I had to...

Anyone up for a ride today? :lol3

I had to get up this morning and go to a friends shop to pick stuff up before he went out of town; I think everyone bought a 4 wheeler just for the snow. It...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Ok, you talked me into it.... next time I ride up...

Ok, you talked me into it.... next time I ride up to the mountains you can buy me a beer.
:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm running the 155 at 1k feet and ride to 5k...

I'm running the 155 at 1k feet and ride to 5k with a yosh pipe. Figured 150 should be about right for him.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Should get you in the ball park and need to be...

Should get you in the ball park and need to be fine tuned from there:

Idle: 1500 (set after engine warm)
Idle mixture: 1 1/2 turns out (Start here- set correctly after engine at running temp)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Mongle
If they ask to see mine I just ask to see theirs....

If they ask to see mine I just ask to see theirs. :lol3 More fires have been started by catalytic converters that come on vehicles (like that the Rangers drive around) than bikes. I've never seen...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I don't understand it because I have ridden a lot...

I don't understand it because I have ridden a lot of FI street bikes- no throttle issues. But, the dual sport and off road FI bikes all seem "twitchy". I rode a friends F800 GS and while it had a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Depends on what is wearing. Cam followers,...

Depends on what is wearing.

Cam followers, valve tips, and rocker tips all will make it looser.

Valve face and seat wear cause it to get tighter.

I can't say on the DR what wears faster-...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Mongle
That is an A LOT on that little screw. Maybe...

That is an A LOT on that little screw. Maybe the screw was bigger on the 250- I don't know.

I just go by feel, snug them up with a short wrench.

**So just because I spend a lot of time...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Then I got the bike home and decided I had not...

Then I got the bike home and decided I had not used the saddle bag racks in some time so they came off along with the rear foot pegs and windscreen.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Mongle
So I was supposed to go to the mountains on the...

So I was supposed to go to the mountains on the cruisers with a few friends- of course the Vulcan decides it doesn't want to pump fuel on one of the nicest days this year (70 degrees and sunny). So...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Mongle
As a business owner who sells parts I look at...

As a business owner who sells parts I look at this way:

1. I would never tell someone I would hold something for them unless they put money down. I get guys all the time that talk a big game...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I guess I can take you off the "possible future...

I guess I can take you off the "possible future customer" list. :lol3 My whole business is based around people wanting "more" from their cars, boats and bikes. doG love them! :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I will throw my 2 cents in here: My bought...

I will throw my 2 cents in here:

My bought my DR new. From day 1 hard starting, idle issues, and surging at highway speeds. I lived with it for close to 15K miles thinking it was the nature of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Very Zen! But to make a point... flat trackers...

Very Zen! But to make a point... flat trackers weren't sliding a locked up wheel. Big difference. Hell, they usually don't have breaks! LOL

I guess I should have been more clear.... you have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Wait...what? :huh Have I become...

:lol3

Wait...what? :huh

Have I become the new Derek? :cry
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Mongle
There is a surprising amount of braking on the...

There is a surprising amount of braking on the front tire even in dirt. When going down hill even more weight is on the front tire which gives it even more grip. That is why you were sliding the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm no veterinary...... but that chicken has a...

I'm no veterinary...... but that chicken has a bum leg.

:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Regulator I think is what you are...

:lol3

Regulator I think is what you are looking for. Cheap ones have resistors that are always drawing power and turning it into heat. Often why they have one way circuiting on DC voltage...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Looks good-sounds loud. :lol3 Does the...

Looks good-sounds loud. :lol3

Does the crossover pipe to the left side have enough clearance for the tire? I know it can get close in there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Mongle
A hair dryer is going to heat everything...

A hair dryer is going to heat everything (including the jet) so it will all expand at the same time. If that is all you have I wouldn't bother. The trick with heat is to QUICKLY heat the housing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I got a dollar you don't still own that coat. ...

I got a dollar you don't still own that coat. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Mongle
meh, close enough. :lol3 They all look the same...

meh, close enough. :lol3 They all look the same to me. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh Aren't you originally from NY or...

:huh

Aren't you originally from NY or something? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I tried getting mine out.... I stopped before I...

I tried getting mine out.... I stopped before I destroyed anything. I was hitting the impact driver so hard I thought I was going to crack the carb itself! :lol3

I take the cables loose- not...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Was 53 in NC yesterday- though I would go for a...

Was 53 in NC yesterday- though I would go for a ride.
1.- Glad I had the DR on a battery tender! Had to crank the shit out of it to get her to start. Fire up, stall, fire up, stall...
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