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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Mongle
It was on my "to do" list- just haven't got there...

It was on my "to do" list- just haven't got there yet.

How did the head turn out? They do a good job? And what did you decide about honing the cylinder? Yeh or Neh?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Dang, maybe that is why it never works for me...I...

Dang, maybe that is why it never works for me...I always get a case of beer and a stripper. :deal



:lol3
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Mongle
THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU! THE POWER...

THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU!

THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU!

I CAST YOU OUT, UNCLEAN SPIRIT!

Check your brakes now. How are they?


That is all I got....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Mongle
When I did that TAT I kept thinking to myself....

When I did that TAT I kept thinking to myself. How the fu*# did Sam do this? I would still be lost trying to map that stuff. Hell, I got lost WITH the maps. :lol3 Is it as hard as I think or just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:eek1 "Long is the way And hard, that out...

:eek1

"Long is the way
And hard, that out of hell leads up to light."
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
Wow, I just really looked at that. You can't...

Wow, I just really looked at that. You can't beat that price. Hell, order 2 to have a set on stand-by.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
Just for your information- If I remember...

Just for your information- If I remember correctly the seals on a DR are a single outside lip design. They are to keep foreign material out- not grease in. If you ask for a grease seal you may get...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Mongle
They strip out because people worry about the...

They strip out because people worry about the plug coming out so they put the guerrilla torque on it. It is just alumn. threads. 17 foot pounds is all it needs. The thread pitch has nothing to do...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm guessing you still have the chain on the rear...

I'm guessing you still have the chain on the rear sprocket? Take it off. All the slack you could need.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Mongle
When I had my track bike I just went to a...

When I had my track bike I just went to a graphics place and had them make them. It was cheap. My bike was dark colored so I just had them make the yellow background with the number cut out of it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yeh, I think Cyber was nice enough to post some...

Yeh, I think Cyber was nice enough to post some pics of New England bearings for us. At least I think I saw a bearing under all the rust. :lol3

Riding conditions obviously change how long...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Out of curiosity.... how many miles you getting...

Out of curiosity.... how many miles you getting out of a set of wheel bearings?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Mongle
No biggie. Let me phrase it better: I would...

No biggie. Let me phrase it better: I would rather change bearings every 30k miles than keep up with several grease fittings and keeping up with grease intervals :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
I wasn't trying to bring any one " down". Just...

I wasn't trying to bring any one " down". Just stating my opinion. I'm still allowed to do that right?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Never messed with boat trailers have you. :lol3 ...

Never messed with boat trailers have you. :lol3 Bearing gets hot- expanding the grease- submerge in water which cools rapidly drawing water into the bearing.:huh I'm sure that isn't the exact...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
That reminds me- I need to put winter air in. ...

That reminds me- I need to put winter air in.


center stand by the way. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
It says to put it up on a block or jack. It...

It says to put it up on a block or jack. It never says to take it off the block or jack through the sequence of draining, filling, starting and checking.


Also it is called a "sight- level" so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
Yeh, you would have to put 4-5 qt in it to read...

Yeh, you would have to put 4-5 qt in it to read on the sight glass with it on the kick stand. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
Yeh, it is always a give and take with fuel maps....

Yeh, it is always a give and take with fuel maps. You can have great power or great economy. You can't have both great. That is why fuel injected cars have open and closed loop systems. Open for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh:lol3 When I had the TL1000R the shock...

:huh:lol3

When I had the TL1000R the shock always squeaked. I used to put axle grease on the shaft about every 1000 miles. :lol3 Whoever came up with the rear suspension on them should have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
That has been my motto. I'm on tire set # 5 and...

That has been my motto. I'm on tire set # 5 and still using the stock tubes. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
I wouldn't say you are steering anyone in the...

I wouldn't say you are steering anyone in the wrong direction- any cleaning is better than none. You wouldn't believe some of the stuff I have seen people do/put together.

Chances of having a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Sand, rocks, ruts, boulders, endless hill climb...

Sand, rocks, ruts, boulders, endless hill climb and imminent death off the side.:eek1 :lol3 You would have a hard time finding anything like that in the Appalachian mountains.

Nice video. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My 2 cents: When I rode my DR out west it...

My 2 cents:

When I rode my DR out west it was bone stock carb and exhaust. Rode from sea level to about 13K. I didn't have an aftermarket fuel mixture screw at the time. I think I had to bump...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
I am not sure why he would say that. New rings...

I am not sure why he would say that. New rings will not seat well on an already run cylinder. Also, the DR cylinder is coated and very hard. I doubt you could remove material at all with a berry...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
Don't know if it would work but it definitely...

Don't know if it would work but it definitely wont hurt the cylinder walls. Just make sure to clean and dry them well after. Then a good coat of oil for new rings. Some purple scotch brite to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Probably got glazed at one point. Take them out...

Probably got glazed at one point. Take them out and lay some 60 grit on something flat and give them a good scuffing. make sure the pins the pads slide are smooth.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Mongle
As I am sitting here at work, in the cold,...

As I am sitting here at work, in the cold, fighting the flu.....I have to say I am jealous JB! :lol3 Have a good time.



And we will always stop an oil conversation for bike porn! And Tiki...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
1- Head bolt in what? A DR650? I haven't seen...

1- Head bolt in what? A DR650? I haven't seen one so I can't say. What stops you from drilling all the way through? Even in blind threaded holes (holes that don't go all the way through) there...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Sorry about that. :lol3 I use brake cleaner...

Sorry about that. :lol3 I use brake cleaner because it cleans really well, doesn't seem to bother the o rings, and I have it laying around by the case.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-25-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Mongle
whatever I have lying around. Mostly 80-90...

whatever I have lying around. Mostly 80-90 Valvoline Synthetic GL-5 (it is what I use in boat drives so I buy it by the 5 gal pail.) I put it in a little squeeze bottle. I do it about every...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 102,143
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Posted By Mongle
I'm a little behind on reading- Just thought I...

I'm a little behind on reading- Just thought I would give a little insight into easy out success I have had. I am the guy in 4 counties everyone brings their stuff to get broken bolts out. Granted-...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 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 11-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 102,143
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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 11-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 102,143
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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: 102,143
Views: 19,965,745
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
Replies: 102,143
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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
Replies: 102,143
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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: 102,143
Views: 19,965,745
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
Replies: 102,143
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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...
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