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Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Minsk99
I had the same question as you on the bleed hole...

I had the same question as you on the bleed hole drilling. I would say that with 2.5 turns of preload, that it is not necessary to drill a third hole. Mine came with two holes pre-drilled and for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
I have mine at 2.5 turns and its great for street...

I have mine at 2.5 turns and its great for street riding. I'm 190 without gear and have an Acerbis 5.3 tank. However, I am going to add 3/4 of a turn as it needs a little more preload for off...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 101,221
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Posted By Minsk99
Did you instal an inline fuel filter between the...

Did you instal an inline fuel filter between the Pingel and the inlet pipe? Might want to check to see if it needs replacing.
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 75,781
Posted By Minsk99
The Siskiyou look awesome! Nicely done. Is...

The Siskiyou look awesome! Nicely done. Is there a way of running a cable through the bags in order to lock them and secure them to the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Cool. I am putting on an Acerbis tank this...

Cool. I am putting on an Acerbis tank this weekend and plan on running it with my GL Diablo bag. I have one of those shorty tubes as well and was wondering if it would work. Hopefully the Acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
What type of gas cap are you using with that...

What type of gas cap are you using with that setup? Did you get a self-venting cap or is the bag positioned behind the gas cap?
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 101,221
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Posted By Minsk99
PM sent about AMP oil guard

PM sent about AMP oil guard
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 101,221
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Posted By Minsk99
I have the GL Diablo bag which is basically just...

I have the GL Diablo bag which is basically just a smaller Fandango. You might want to check that out as well. FYI, there are pictures on the GL web site that show a Fandango paired with a IMS on a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 101,221
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Posted By Minsk99
Jammin Jay in the AMH

Hey... "Jammin" Jay... nice to see you pop up in the new (6th) addition of the Adventure Motorcycle Handbook which came out this week. Jay has a "box" in the Latin America section that highlights...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 02:51 PM
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Views: 359,812
Posted By Minsk99
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 02:47 PM
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Views: 359,812
Posted By Minsk99
What wind screen are you running on the DR?

What wind screen are you running on the DR?
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 359,812
Posted By Minsk99
The DR resting in the leaves in Western...

The DR resting in the leaves in Western Massachusetts:

http://minsk99.smugmug.com/photos/i-6W5kNxk/0/L/i-6W5kNxk-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Might want to double check that. Mine did not...

Might want to double check that. Mine did not come with an aluminum bracket, but it did come with a plastic bracket that clamps to the handle bars. I believe that bracket you mention comes with the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Minsk99
[QUOTE=sharpblade;19853223] The stock is...

[QUOTE=sharpblade;19853223]

The stock is 17mm. Many of the aftermarket, magnetic plugs are 14mm.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Minsk99
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2012, 07:09 AM
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Views: 723
Posted By Minsk99
Sweet. Thanks Joseph. I downloaded a free New...

Sweet. Thanks Joseph. I downloaded a free New England Topo to my Garmin 78 a few weeks back, but that site is much better and very user friendly. I'm definitely gonna spend some time on that when...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-15-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,449
Sticky: Tet
Views: 139,969
Posted By Minsk99
Ride report of TET- Western, MA

Thanks again Chip for the GPS tracks! Rode the Massachusetts section of the TET this past Saturday. If anyone is interested, I put up a very brief ride report in Day Trippin' with a few pictures.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Minsk99
TET- Western Massachusetts

Let me start by thanking inmate "intothenew" (Chip) for all the hard work putting together the GPS tracks, routes and many waypoints for the Trans Eastern Trail. It really is appreciated and a great...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-02-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,449
Sticky: Tet
Views: 139,969
Posted By Minsk99
Got your email. Thanks for all the hard wok on...

Got your email. Thanks for all the hard wok on this. It is much appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
+1 on the grey. Love it.

+1 on the grey. Love it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 101,221
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Posted By Minsk99
Have you checked for vacuum leaks? If you just...

Have you checked for vacuum leaks? If you just had the carb off its a possibility. It's hard to do the WD-40 spray test since the bike is not holding idle. So, I'd start by making sure you have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks for the heads up! I'll probably take the...

Thanks for the heads up! I'll probably take the 191 Access Rd / T44 out of town and then head down T-5 Himan Setter Rd.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks grind. The ABS on my DR came permanently...

Thanks grind. The ABS on my DR came permanently disabled from the factory (as did every other creature comfort- LOL). Warren general store sounds like a plan.

Also, wondering if Rt 100 gets...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Will send PM with email. Thanks! I have to make...

Will send PM with email. Thanks! I have to make it back to Cambridge, MA in time for the kick-off of the Patriots game (8:00 pm), so if I I get an reasonable start on the day I have about 12 hours...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks much for the offer!!! That is mighty...

Thanks much for the offer!!! That is mighty thoughtful of you Canuman. I do have a place lined up already. Next time... Thanks again. Since your local, any unpaved that is worth exploring up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Also, any suggestions for my return to Boston...

Also, any suggestions for my return to Boston Route? Currently, route from Newport down to Boston is: 105 - 114 - 5 - 10/302 - 112 - 153 - 16 - 125... So, open to any suggestions. Thanks again!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Also, thanks for the other route suggestions! ...

Also, thanks for the other route suggestions! Definitely going to put on the itinerary.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks guys for the 411. I'm assuming that the...

Thanks guys for the 411. I'm assuming that the Lincoln Gap is also intuitive of well marked along the way?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Minsk99
Natural Turnpike (Vermont) Question

This weekend I'm going on a Boston to Newport, Vermont loop and will be heading up Rt 100. I am planning on taking a detour and hitting the Natural Turnpike off of Rt 125 and then rejoining Rt 100...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Idle Speed

I am wondering what the ideal engine temp is to set idle speed? I know that folks say when the engine is fully warmed up, but there is no real constant temp for my DR when "warmed up". My vapor...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
The reason for the tread depth differential is...

The reason for the tread depth differential is that the 120 is a front tire and the 130 is a rear. I just ordered a set of Scouts last week and called the customer service rep at Revzilla to double...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks Taikimoto and others for your input. I'm...

Thanks Taikimoto and others for your input. I'm fairly sure that the snorkel removal, #4 shim and fuel mixture screw combo is dialed in as it seems to be working for most who have done it. However,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Carb Mods

Hey,
I'm going to be doing some basic mods to the carb to deal with the well known lean issues with the DR. I have the extended fuel mixture screw and intend to turn out 1.5 turns (to start). It...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
I just ordered the PMBR and am expecting it the...

I just ordered the PMBR and am expecting it the beginning of this week. I had the same question as you did as I'm going to eventually get the Wolfman pannier racks. On the Wolfman website there is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
motoman break-in update

Thanks for the folks who had some advice on the above post. I ended up having the bike shipped to the dyno and did the motoman, hard break-in pretty much by the book. We did a few more full...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Tire Size

I was wondering if I run a 130/80-17 in the rear, can I go with the stock size of 90/90-21 up front without any adjustments? Also, how much lower is the 130/80 to the stock 120/90? Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Update of motoman break in

Just to update, I just got a new 2012 last night (although still at dealer). Can't freaking wait to get on the saddle!!! Anyways, I am having the dealer truck the bike to a dyno end of this week...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 101,221
Views: 19,603,751
Posted By Minsk99
Motoman Break In For DR?

Hey,
I have been reading up on the motoman break in concept on various threads on ADVrider and from other sources. I know that there is no consensus on the best way to break in a new bike, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By Minsk99
Ok. The problem is that I am a nincompoop. ...

Ok. The problem is that I am a nincompoop. After I did the oils screen clean, I ran the clutch cable too close to the heat shield on the header. The cable lube was cooking in the sheath. The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By Minsk99
Thanks all for the replies! Well got a chance to...

Thanks all for the replies! Well got a chance to go out early this morning and and check things out. I checked all my tank vents (blow air through them and checked the seal on my gas cap. Anyways,...
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