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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
EM, are those cast or steel? I know if I...

EM, are those cast or steel?

I know if I wear my hunting boots just riding around my feet get sore quick from standing. If you have a boot with some type of steel or composite reinforcement in...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Mongle
there is a shouldered spacer between the cush hub...

there is a shouldered spacer between the cush hub and the wheel hub. If it wasn't seated properly it would "widen" everything up. I would pull it back apart and check it. If it is out of alignment...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm not sure how much you are familiar with the...

I'm not sure how much you are familiar with the seals on a fork so if you already know this forgive me. There is an upper dust seal that can be pried out and removed- then the actual oil seal is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I would run the engine with the stabil in the gas...

I would run the engine with the stabil in the gas for a bit. Drain the carb for over winter. On marine engines we "fog" the engine with foggin oil- but I have never done that to my bikes. Of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Mongle
One rock at a time.... :lol3

One rock at a time....


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I build engines for a living- If I see ANY of my...

I build engines for a living- If I see ANY of my guys assembling with an impact they are immediately fired. No one is that good. I fix stuff on a weekly occurrence from other shops where guys think...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I have to agree with Procycle. On the stock...

I have to agree with Procycle. On the stock bike/carb setup I lived at about 800' elevation. Was lean, got about right at 5K to 9K and started to fall off above 10K.

While yes the bike does...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Mongle
If you got the money I would say pumper carb. I...

If you got the money I would say pumper carb. I have Yosh pipe, open air box, and Procycle kit. Rode another inmates DR with a pumper carb and aftermarket pipe (don't remember what kind- was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Doesn't really matter- they are both weak. :lol3...

Doesn't really matter- they are both weak. :lol3 Not like you are going to blinding other drivers.

I have a HID 35w hi/lo setup on my cruiser and it works great....then I get on the DR and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Mongle
That is a substantial difference in compression. ...

That is a substantial difference in compression. :huh So do the 10.5 kits come out to 10.5 or are they less as well?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Nice! Anyone know what those rims are off of?

Nice!

Anyone know what those rims are off of?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Mongle
While I don't regularly do motorcycle engines I...

While I don't regularly do motorcycle engines I have seen shops like you describe. It isn't they aren't good at what they do but they never stray from stock because at that point they don't have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I ride a lot of varying terrain in the course of...

I ride a lot of varying terrain in the course of a day. Ride an hour to the mountains via pavement, then ride dirt roads for a while then maybe find some technical trails with rocks, then ride...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Or anything in a 10 foot radius around the...

Or anything in a 10 foot radius around the tractor....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I buy from Partzilla- Just don't get in a hurry. ...

I buy from Partzilla- Just don't get in a hurry. I think it took me 3 weeks to get my last order. :cry I think you put your order in...Partzilla puts their order in....parts get shipped from Japan...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Mongle
They took lessons from Ford who has been calling...

They took lessons from Ford who has been calling a 302 a 5.0L for years. 302= 4.9L :lol3 And if you actually measure one it comes out to 301.6 cu inch.

Rounding up on motor sizes seems to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Welcome to the DR forum. If you read back about...

Welcome to the DR forum. If you read back about a week ago you will see this has been covered....like in beat a dead horse kind of covered. :lol3

But, yes you are correct. It is a miss print.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 did you just call me fat? I call it...

:lol3

did you just call me fat? I call it "husky". :evil

I'm with you. While not tall I am "husky" 5'8" and 220lbs. The wife while not husky is tall 6'0" and 135ish (don't tell her I told...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Race Tech always seems high on their spring...

Race Tech always seems high on their spring rates. I think they expect you to actually be racing. I would trust Rick before Race Tech. He has actual hands on experience with the DR. Race Tech has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Cognet in NC is a suspension specialist (and...

Cognet in NC is a suspension specialist (and loyal DR rider). Rick (the owner) could probably set you up with whatever you need. Plus, being in NC if you wanted to ship them to him it wouldn't cost...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Happy Farkling! :lol3 Here this should get...

Happy Farkling! :lol3

Here this should get the thought process kick started:

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc514/DR_StreetTracker/DR_largePIC.jpg?t=1300499148
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Ever ride in hail? Just wondering- doesn't seem...

Ever ride in hail? Just wondering- doesn't seem like it would be much fun. Only hails here about once every 2-3 years- and usually due to some freak storm.

I love CO. Every time I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I measured mine out when I first bought it and...

I measured mine out when I first bought it and marked the side of the tank (natural color tank). Took 5 gal with about 1.5 inches to bottom of neck.

Mine is about 3-4 years old now. If it has...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Well, you're posting about it... you must have...

Well, you're posting about it... you must have lived through it! How did you do?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I agree completely. I was being sarcastic. All...

I agree completely. I was being sarcastic. All it takes is: time money and energy to do it... all of which has been in short supply for me lately. Sad to say but i haven't even ridden it in weeks ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I would start with the simple: -check the fuel...

I would start with the simple:
-check the fuel filter that is in the inlet of the carb
-check the tank is venting correctly/ fuel flowing to carb easily
-If you are using a vacuum petcock- did...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Mine are due as well. I think I have said "it...

Mine are due as well. I think I have said "it has one more ride in it" about 8-10 times now. :lol3 I guess I am going to be hard headed and just go until it breaks-hopefully close to home. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Was it a new chain? I find my chains stretch a...

Was it a new chain? I find my chains stretch a lot when new then kind of take a "set" and don't stretch any more until they are WORE OUT. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Just to add: My carb had never had the idle...

Just to add: My carb had never had the idle mixture screw adjusted from the factory- it was closed all the way. bike was super lean at idle. I think (memory is hell these days) that I ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Mongle
ER- you crack me up. :freaky:lol3 I would...

ER- you crack me up. :freaky:lol3

I would jokingly ask if you had pics of my wife stored somewhere but I would be afraid you might actually come up with some!
:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I will second that. Tires often have a line...

I will second that. Tires often have a line right at the bead area that you can look and see if it is seated evenly all the way around. Trying to mount tires in a hurry, I have gotten the valve...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Looking good Numa! Have you lost weight?

Looking good Numa! Have you lost weight?
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:freaky Him being a local guy I didn't want...

:freaky

Him being a local guy I didn't want to watch the news and hear about a guy and his DR burning to the ground. :lol3 I'm doing the best to stay out of the news myself!

It is all good!
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Glad to hear it went without incident. You can...

Glad to hear it went without incident. You can never be too careful when it comes to gas and ignition systems. Many people get complacent with such things. I see you are in NC. If you are around...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Mongle
This is how garages burn down. Engine spitting...

This is how garages burn down. Engine spitting gas 2-3 feet and an ignition system trying to find a ground to spark. :deal

I'm with Thump, use a wrench, take ground off the battery "just in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Who is riding the drifter? I like it! Look of...

Who is riding the drifter? I like it! Look of an old Indian without all the maintenance! :deal:lol3

I have a Kawi Nomad with 70K + on it- love it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Unless there is a mechanical issue (worn guides,...

Unless there is a mechanical issue (worn guides, rings or improper carb settings) carbon buildup is a thing of the past. Fuels and oils in the past 15-20 years are much better than they were. They...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I guess I don't understand. Why can't you check...

I guess I don't understand. Why can't you check it? There is a TDC mark on the flywheel you use for setting valve lash. Put a center mark on that hole (it will get you within 1-2 degrees) and put...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I bought a " low tone horn from advanced auto...

I bought a " low tone horn from advanced auto for my Nomad. Plug and play on it. Louder than stock but not so big you need a relay.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Mongle
Grounds are always #1 on check list when...

Grounds are always #1 on check list when diagnosing electrical problems. I don't know where you grounded to (or straight to battery which is never a bad idea) but grounding anywhere on the steering...
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