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Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 02:28 PM
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Posted By MikeyP
I hate to kick up a contentious subject once it's...

I hate to kick up a contentious subject once it's started to calm down a bit but in catching up with everything I've missed over the past couple weeks while work took over my life, I noticed that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 09:04 AM
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Posted By MikeyP
I have a Shorai that the PO installed and at...

I have a Shorai that the PO installed and at first I was having some issues with it running down pretty quick after not a lot of cranking if I was having a problem. I used my friend's charger to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 08:43 AM
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Posted By MikeyP
You could buy a full size equivalent and pour...

You could buy a full size equivalent and pour some in a smaller bottle if you need a travel size. I recently purchased this one after reading some reviews that the squeeze bottle is easier to get...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 01:38 PM
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Posted By MikeyP
I'm not sure what tests you'd like to run, but...

I'm not sure what tests you'd like to run, but I'll offer up my bike in the name of science. I live only a short drive away in SF and I have ~16K miles on the odo, GSXR exhaust, Kientech midpipe,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 09:47 AM
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Posted By MikeyP
I'm just the opposite. One of the things I found...

I'm just the opposite. One of the things I found handy about them is that because you can reposition them so easily on the fly that if I'm going over varying terrain where I might be sitting and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2012, 09:00 AM
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Posted By MikeyP
Interesting read. Thanks for pointing it out. ...

Interesting read. Thanks for pointing it out. Here's a link:

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/technical/Nov2012Tech.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
And I should say that as someone who enjoys...

And I should say that as someone who enjoys learning, regardless of who is right or wrong, I've been enjoying this discussion because I know nothing about frame flex properties.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 01:50 PM
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Posted By MikeyP
I have to say John, I'm applauding your not...

I have to say John, I'm applauding your not losing patience as everyone tries to change your mind or offer suggestions, but I wonder why you're here. You've had the DR for a while, hate it, don't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By MikeyP
I'm jealous! I've spent time backpacking there...

I'm jealous! I've spent time backpacking there in years past and when I got my DR this year it was one of the first places I thought of that I need to get back to with the DR.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 09:25 AM
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Posted By MikeyP
In the youtube comments he says: "that's a...

In the youtube comments he says:

"that's a Ricochet skid plate from RockyMountain"

What a crappy thing to happen.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By MikeyP
I'm definitely not saying I disagree with you...

I'm definitely not saying I disagree with you because I'm totally new to motorcycles, but I'm an obsessive researcher and in the few months I spent reading everything I could find about this class of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
You would need to have some soap in the water to...

You would need to have some soap in the water to create surface tension for bubbles. Just water alone makes for some tricky testing and a situation where you could easily miss a leak. I thought of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By MikeyP
That's what I did in purchasing my 96. I have...

That's what I did in purchasing my 96. I have friends that purchased newer DR650s with more miles and less modifications for more $, but I wanted the extras mine came with, plus the better bargain. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By MikeyP
It sounds like they've fixed a lot of the...

It sounds like they've fixed a lot of the physical fitment issues with the kit but if they say this:

"Note: for DR650, we are still optimizing the close loop fuel. This motor does not like 14.7...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By MikeyP
Derek does probably carry those. I've purchased...

Derek does probably carry those. I've purchased a bunch of BST40 parts from him and found his prices reasonable, shipping quick & fair. I've also spent some time on the phone with Derek and found...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 12:41 PM
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Posted By MikeyP
Nice looking setup! What happened to the...

Nice looking setup! What happened to the windscreen on your lynx fairing? I've gotten much better at remembering to lower mine all the way down when going offroad after smashing it on a tricky...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
I have a several page document of copy and paste...

I have a several page document of copy and paste notes, mostly from here and a little from thumper talk. One of the tasks I've done so far is rebuilding the carb which required a fair bit of note...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
Also, the reason I was worried about the noise is...

Also, the reason I was worried about the noise is that I had to take the rotor off so the surgery went deeper than I was planning. Last week as I was pulling off the generator cover off to replace...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
Ah, that was my issue, turning the motor in the...

Ah, that was my issue, turning the motor in the wrong direction :doh

I've worked on my own cars for the past couple decades but this is my first motorcycle. Lots to learn apparently! Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By MikeyP
Looking for an opinion on motor noise

Hello everyone!

I purchased a 96 DR650 from another inmate here in April and I'm closing in on getting it on the road. I just buttoned up the generator side cover and I'd like to know if this...
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