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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By procycle
Stock gearing 90 % of the time, occasionally...

Stock gearing 90 % of the time, occasionally 14/42. 780cc motor with 190 cam, porting and big valves.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By procycle
This is more true of FCR39 conversions. I think...

This is more true of FCR39 conversions. I think it is due to there being a compromise in the choice of the available needles. A few FCR owners get high 40s - low 50s but many more report low to mid...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By procycle
The best explanation for the seal problem is that...

The best explanation for the seal problem is that the oil pressure relief valve does not always function properly. The cavity behind the C/S seal is part of the pressurized oil feed system sending...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes, even doing a little exploring can add...

Yes, even doing a little exploring can add significant mileage. It's much better to have lots more fuel than you need rather than finding out you don't quite have enough. Especially out in that part...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By procycle
For what it's worth, last time I was in Denio...

For what it's worth, last time I was in Denio there was a sign saying they expected to have fuel again this spring or summer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:46 AM
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Posted By procycle
You should also have a fresh lock tab for the...

You should also have a fresh lock tab for the clutch nut.
I suggest going to one of the online OEM parts lookup sites like this one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By procycle
There's (usually) gas in Fields about 30 miles to...

There's (usually) gas in Fields about 30 miles to the north. Of course that's an out and back run so adds a 60 mile round trip to the day. There's also gas in Frenchglen 75 miles to the north. Both...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By procycle
My fave is the Solstice 'elliptical'. Maks a band...

My fave is the Solstice 'elliptical'. Maks a band of light 5-10 degrees high and maybe 20 degrees wide. All the light goes where you can use it. Mount it on a RAM ball mount where you can reach it to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By procycle
The wonderful Wolfman saddlebags now work with...

The wonderful Wolfman saddlebags now work with pretty much any side racks. They no longer require special hardware to carry them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By procycle
I have steered clear of the apparel market on...

I have steered clear of the apparel market on purpose. Even with the few wearable items we sell (boots, helmets) we get way to many returns. IMO, to successfully sell jackets, gloves, etc. you have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 Leakproof fork seals are a joke! I don't...

+1
Leakproof fork seals are a joke! I don't know how long they've been selling fork seals but it's been at least 30 years. How can they still be in business? A ridiculous product that will waste...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By procycle
Ricor designed the Intiminators to work with 5w...

Ricor designed the Intiminators to work with 5w fork oil. You need the thinner oil so the stock damper rod holes don't add too much compression damping.

When you have it apart run over the entire...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By procycle
When you run out of clutch you replace the clutch...

When you run out of clutch you replace the clutch plates and start over.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By procycle
Depends on what you a call a beating. Banging...

Depends on what you a call a beating. Banging gears and hardly using the clutch isn't beating on the clutch it's beating on the transmission. Lots of slipping the clutch, fanning the clutch lever and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By procycle
Nope, they are manufactured as a set.

Nope, they are manufactured as a set.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By procycle
The major adjustment is the splined shaft and arm...

The major adjustment is the splined shaft and arm on the case cover.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By procycle
The DR clutch won't ever feel like a 'dirtbike'...

The DR clutch won't ever feel like a 'dirtbike' clutch. All the components are the same or similar to the clutch in a 1500 Intruder.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By procycle
It has a big clutch. In my experience it needs...

It has a big clutch. In my experience it needs full travel to fully disengage.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By procycle
2011 Dakar

2011 Dakar
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 10:05 PM
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Posted By procycle
Plated cylinders have advantages (and...

Plated cylinders have advantages (and disadvantages). One of those advantages is cost. For a motorcycle manufacturer plating is a lot cheaper than all the machine work to install a sleeve.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By procycle
Not quite in the way you are thinking of it ...

Not quite in the way you are thinking of it

Close

Not quite correct either.

The DR cylinder is an all aluminum casting with a thin layer of hard plating in the bore. There is no 'sleeve'.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By procycle
Nothing wrong with that cylinder that can't be...

Nothing wrong with that cylinder that can't be fixed with a 790 sleeve. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By procycle
http://i408.photobucket.com/albums/pp167/procycle1...

http://i408.photobucket.com/albums/pp167/procycle1/rides/019_zps69cca77a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By procycle
Whatever. Your obsession with always having to...

Whatever.
Your obsession with always having to be right all the time no matter what makes it impossible to have anything that resembles an actual discussion.

Stating "a given combination of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:38 AM
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Posted By procycle
Yeah, yeah, yeah. You have repeated this at least...

Yeah, yeah, yeah. You have repeated this at least a half a dozen times in this thread. Regardless of whether this is technically correct it is a red herring. .030" is less than 1% of the spring...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By procycle
I know you did a lot of testing but if the...

I know you did a lot of testing but if the jetting is set up properly there is no reason to expect a fuel economy penalty. Without test equipment it is easy to end up a little bit richer than...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By procycle
The snorkel is a muffler for the intake noise....

The snorkel is a muffler for the intake noise. All modern motorcycles I can think of have them. My own dyno testing showed a 2.5+ horsepower gain removing it. 2.5 hp might not sound like much but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By procycle
There are dangers in not making carb...

There are dangers in not making carb modifications too. My incident with audible detonation occurred when my DR was new to me and completely stock. It happened at low rpm and very light load - steady...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By procycle
In addition, these types of clamps will have an...

In addition, these types of clamps will have an arrow or another mark of some kind indication which side to tighten first. If you look closely the side of the clamp that gets tightened first will be...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 03:31 PM
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Views: 403,517
Posted By procycle
Done! What finally worked was to dial up the...

Done!

What finally worked was to dial up the F-L switch all the way and massage the L tables as well as I could then dial the F-L switch down to zero and massage the F tables then REPEAT, REPEAT,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 Been there. Done that.

+1
Been there. Done that.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 91,735
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Posted By procycle
We have replaced that one with the Warp 9 chain...

We have replaced that one with the Warp 9 chain guide.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By procycle
My bike will not start with the TPS disconnected....

My bike will not start with the TPS disconnected. 2011 990 Dakar
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By procycle
By the same guy who buggered up the locking...

By the same guy who buggered up the locking washer.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 01:38 PM
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Posted By procycle
Can you elaborate on this? Give us a rough idea...

Can you elaborate on this? Give us a rough idea how the calculation is made or used?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By procycle
Multiple times. There's no telling what the...

Multiple times.
There's no telling what the previous monkeys did while they were in there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By procycle
43mpg. Not out of line given the 13/42 gearing. ...

43mpg. Not out of line given the 13/42 gearing.
2.2 gallons? Sounds like a California model.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 09:10 AM
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Views: 403,517
Posted By procycle
Hmm... I've been editing each map directly -...

Hmm... I've been editing each map directly - not using the trim table at all. I think using the trim table would cause me more grief than it would solve.

I think Zuber nailed it when he...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 09:26 PM
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Views: 17,080,414
Posted By procycle
Not only closed but out of town for the weekend....

Not only closed but out of town for the weekend. Call the store next week and one of the staff will make arrangements to get a tank into your hands.
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