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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Mongle
It is a mild stainless pipe. Anyone with a Tig...

It is a mild stainless pipe. Anyone with a Tig or Mig set up for stainless should be able to weld it.




Hey, it is good cool aid...you just can't go too crazy with it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have a Vapor speedometer/odometer that I...

I have a Vapor speedometer/odometer that I confirm with GPS and a "natural" IMS tank with a full line marked on it I fill to all the time. I also have gallons marked on the tank. I can fill it, go...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Mongle
You are correct, more air = lean condition. ...

You are correct, more air = lean condition.

I think what Nordie was saying is something was wrong in the setup if the person could not get correct air/fuel with open airbox and the Procycle jet...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:freaky "stream of consciousness"? LOL is that...

:freaky "stream of consciousness"? LOL is that like the moment you realize you have had 1 too many? :lol3 I have been there myself!

I welded a bung in mine right in front of the muffler. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I agree with everything except this part. ...

I agree with everything except this part. Stoich. is what you want for part throttle cruise gas mileage (and my DR didn't like it and wanted a little richer to get rid of surge). If you try to run...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Are we to just make offers or guess at prices? ...

Are we to just make offers or guess at prices? LOL. Give you $151.50 for sumo wheels

Pics are always nice too
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I actually have never owned one or even know what...

I actually have never owned one or even know what the maintenance intervals are on one. I am just going by what I hear. All in good fun.

I think my Vapor gauge has an Hr meter on it- I have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Not Dave, Does it need re calibrated monthly...

Not Dave,

Does it need re calibrated monthly like other KTM products? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Buzzing and melting fuses would indicate you have...

Buzzing and melting fuses would indicate you have a short or loose connection somewhere. Sometimes the buzzing can be from the start relay as well due to batteries not having enough CCA (205 by...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Mongle
-Stem seals and/or worn valve guides. If it goes...

-Stem seals and/or worn valve guides. If it goes away after awhile could just be seals. Worn intake guides smoke the worst under high rpm-throttle closed applications. Exhaust guides typically...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Out of morbid curiosity: did you have both bikes...

Out of morbid curiosity: did you have both bikes weighed down about the same (rider/gear)? And did you guys mess around with air pressure on the trip or just keep the factory suggested PSI?

I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Mongle
We all have our burdens to bear...:deal ...

We all have our burdens to bear...:deal


When I did mine I just put some blue on it and gave it the "that feels about right" torque. One thing that did mess me up: The kit came with a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Take some fuel with you....:lol3

Take some fuel with you....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I buy it by the 5 gal. Works great. An...

I buy it by the 5 gal. Works great. An important thing when using it though especially on aluminium: DO NOT LET IT DRY ON THERE. will cause white streaking. We put it in spray bottles and just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Overhead camshaft heads tend to get tighter...

Overhead camshaft heads tend to get tighter (quieter) as the seat and valve face wear in. If the valve tip or the rocker wears it will get looser (louder). That being said, the DR head is pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I had one Forestry guy ask where that was on my...

I had one Forestry guy ask where that was on my bike in the middle of nowhere. I asked him where his was on his f250. :lol3

I do run a spark arrestor but it is welded down in the pipe so you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Mongle
No pressure other than what the swingarm/wheel...

No pressure other than what the swingarm/wheel weight hanging on it.

That being said...If it was lowered correctly per Suzuki's manual you will also need to flip the rear spring seat over when you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I don't remember the food.... I do remember...

I don't remember the food....

I do remember a bunch of miners getting me shit faced drunk. :lol3

Riding the next day with a hangover kind of sucked..:cry
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Welcome to the asylum. You were able to...

Welcome to the asylum.

You were able to order just 1 part from Procycle? You wont find many here with that will power. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Mongle
When I did track days we had a little plastic...

When I did track days we had a little plastic deal (maybe .5" x 1") that stuck on the back of our helmet. Had all that and emergency contact info. I thought it was a good idea. I wear that helmet...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I knew it was shopped...still think its funny. ...

I knew it was shopped...still think its funny.


Did you watch the video on your link? That big boy in the video does pretty good. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Mongle
WTF am I looking at? :lol3 Is it a diesel? ...

WTF am I looking at? :lol3

Is it a diesel? Max RPM must be 2800 if peak HP is 2300.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yeh, but it is a back handed insult so it makes...

Yeh, but it is a back handed insult so it makes it ok....:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Mongle
The DR is pretty efficient at cooling. The only...

The DR is pretty efficient at cooling. The only time I might consider a bigger cooler would be desert (hot temps) riding in sand(extended heavy engine load).

If you do a lot of slow speed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Mongle
http://i1368.photobucket.com/albums/ag172/claw/201...

http://i1368.photobucket.com/albums/ag172/claw/2012-12-15_09-31-49_587_zpsaae3f0e6.jpg (http://s1368.photobucket.com/user/claw/media/2012-12-15_09-31-49_587_zpsaae3f0e6.jpg.html)



:freaky:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
What are you talking about? I have been...

What are you talking about? I have been posting...






Regards,

Mongle
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Well, that is where you are wrong on several...

Well, that is where you are wrong on several accounts.

Us Yanks have rode in very remote places- that is why I have a bigger tank. Stock wouldn't do it.

The only opinions I have seen from...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Mongle
More HP always = more fuel. :lol3 Plus it has...

More HP always = more fuel. :lol3 Plus it has an accelerator pump that adds fuel (hence the "pumper") every time you twist the throttle.


I think I have seen guys with mid 40 mpg with pumpers....
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I spent a lot of time on my BST making it how I...

I spent a lot of time on my BST making it how I wanted it. Thought I had a good thing going. Never even considered a pumper carb. Then I rode his bike last month. What a friggin mistake. :cry It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Mongle
You obviously haven't ridden a DR with a pumper...

You obviously haven't ridden a DR with a pumper carb. I used to be one of those that was content with the stock carb, thought it did everything I wanted. Until I rode another Inmate's DR with a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Mongle
(and bdesj) You are correct- good catch. ...

(and bdesj)

You are correct- good catch.

the 2Z (or zz) is metal shielded.

I don't know if Bearing distributors (the company) ships or not. They have a local bearing house I buy most of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Mongle
He can add -2Z to the end of the 4 digit number...

He can add -2Z to the end of the 4 digit number to get both sides sealed.

Example: 6003-2Z
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Then you are going to need AT LEAST 15 lbs of...

Then you are going to need AT LEAST 15 lbs of boost with an inter-cooler. Without inter-cooler you will need more PSI.

It is simple math, for every BAR of atmosphere (approx 14.7 psi) you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My bike goes 4-8 weeks in the winter without...

My bike goes 4-8 weeks in the winter without being started. Never had a problem. That is if your battery is in good shape to begin with.

If need be take it out when you get back, put it on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Mongle
There are two options with a carb, put the whole...

There are two options with a carb, put the whole carb in a "box" that pressurizes the whole thing OR put the carb on the inlet side of the turbo. Both come with different sets of problems that must...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Just run better gas, no need to change timing. ...

Just run better gas, no need to change timing.

Run enough octane and you can advance the timing lol
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My guess is because Napa/Auto Zone/ Advance...

My guess is because Napa/Auto Zone/ Advance business is PARTS sales. That is what they do


Motorcycle dealerships are in the BIKE sales business. Parts are just a side portion of their total...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 You got me there. I noticed they...

:lol3

You got me there.

I noticed they left the weight off the specs.

I guess some like change others don't. I think the dr would be great with fi. I can live without water cooled. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yamaha not sold here, bmw is a twin. That ...

Yamaha not sold here, bmw is a twin.

That leaves two OVERPRICED/ maintenance queens. That are also much alike since ktm owns husqvarna.

You are so right, with all the choices why would anyone...
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