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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Mongle
You PUI already? WTF are you talking about?

You PUI already? WTF are you talking about?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I like how they go through all the trouble to...

I like how they go through all the trouble to make a center impression, then use a starter bit and still drilled if off center. :lol3
I'm the guy everyone in the area brings broken shit to. So, I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Mongle
no, you just brought it back up. :lol3

no, you just brought it back up.


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Mongle
You are thinking about it backwards. All...

You are thinking about it backwards.

All things being equal-drag, HP, run time, etc:

That tells me the synthetic oil is conducting MORE heat from the engine. If you see the temps go down in a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Mongle
On another note I found this weekend riding. I'm...

On another note I found this weekend riding. I'm not trying to start an oil debate. I've said it before-I'm not an oil guy and think changing it often is more important than what oil you run. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My 2 cents for what it is worth. I had the...

My 2 cents for what it is worth.

I had the DJ needle and thought it performed well. On a whim while rebuilding my carb recently I had to buy some parts from Derek so I got the adjustable DR...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm going to have to call BS on this one. Intake...

I'm going to have to call BS on this one. Intake valves start opening before TDC therefor there would be little vacuum on the spark plug hole. Maybe on something like a v8 with the engine running...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have had a long day... thought about it some...

I have had a long day... thought about it some more... obviously doesn't hold them open or you wouldn't be able to set valve lash. Brain is done. LOL. I've started drinking tonight so don't take...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I have a Leak Down gauge- it shows % of leak...

I have a Leak Down gauge- it shows % of leak instantly (well, almost- pressure has to stabilize in the cylinder/head chamber first)

I have seen others with two gauges. I haven't used one of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I haven't done a thumper but on other engines if...

I haven't done a thumper but on other engines if the piston is going down it wasn't on TDC.

Easy way would be to access the bolt through the left side engine cover, put a socket on it and hold...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 Simple and well put. Even as an...

:lol3

Simple and well put. Even as an engine builder I don't consider myself an "oil guy". I tell my customers run the oil they can afford to change more often then recommended. Most oils are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Mongle
If it is still sparking I would say it is running...

If it is still sparking I would say it is running out of fuel-float bowl would be something to look at.

Tank vent plugged?
Small filter in inlet of carb dirty?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I'm with Brutal on this. You said you have...

I'm with Brutal on this. You said you have around 47K miles- that means the valves should have been checked 6-7 times by now. If they haven't this is a great place to start.

Compression/leak...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 That made me smile. Don't beat yourself...

:lol3 That made me smile. Don't beat yourself up. Battery voltage during cranking has a lot to do with the Cold Cranking Amps aka CCA of the battery. A 1000CCA battery would be considered bad if...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Mongle
+1 When my O rings started to go I noticed...

+1

When my O rings started to go I noticed the bike getting harder and harder to start. I blamed it on the cold weather. Wasn't until I found gas in the air box I realized the bike was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yep- Don't know when I am getting to leave to go...

Yep- Don't know when I am getting to leave to go yet, but yep.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I rest my case. :deal:lol3

I rest my case. :deal:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Mongle
I love me some Porters, Ambers and Stouts. Those...

I love me some Porters, Ambers and Stouts. Those are for enjoying the beer.

PBR has a good $$ to drunk ratio that works well for me at times. :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Mongle
What's wrong with PBR? :huh

What's wrong with PBR? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Mongle
No kidding. If you see me messing with someone...

No kidding. If you see me messing with someone about there spelling and/or grammar it is just to be a dick...because I have no place doing it. :lol3

I think Klay doesn't hang out here anymore...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Mongle
What are you thinking bringing common sense into...

What are you thinking bringing common sense into this thread? :lol3:freaky Honestly this is some great info. I use them every day so I don't give it much thought. You did a good job of breaking...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
My GSXR 600 which has 4 small versions of the DR...

My GSXR 600 which has 4 small versions of the DR carb (CV style) is starting to have issues. Kinda what you are describing. Found the slides are quite worn and will "stick" in the down position if...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Mongle
His phone auto posted when the engine blew up and...

His phone auto posted when the engine blew up and took him with it....:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-07-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Mongle
Yeh, that is on the list...along with change oil...

Yeh, that is on the list...along with change oil in shock, put shock back in bike, find camping shit, finish floor in bedroom and do about 2 weeks worth of work in 5 days before I leave.. :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Mongle
If you had the cable too loose it wouldn't...

If you had the cable too loose it wouldn't release the clutch all the way and would make for harsh shifts. Should be some play in your clutch lever so it isn't always dragging the clutch but not too...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
I usually do all my adjustments at the cable, not...

I usually do all my adjustments at the cable, not the arm. I think there is enough in the cable to compensate for most wear. If you have to start moving the arm the clutch may be on it's last leg. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Mongle
There should be an alumin. (if I remember...

There should be an alumin. (if I remember correctly-I don't think they are copper) washer above AND below the banjo fitting for the oil line. Should stack like so: washer, banjo line, washer, bolt.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:huh:lol3 I was always good at the...

:huh:lol3



I was always good at the "taking apart" part when little. Back together was hit or miss. :lol3 My dad used to hide tools from me. He would go to ride his dirt bike and I would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Mongle
I don't know what you are asking here. If you...

I don't know what you are asking here. If you are trying to determine how tight the bolt is by how deep it goes it doesn't work that way.

The bolts tighten down to the standoffs in the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Mongle
More time for beer. :evil:freaky

More time for beer. :evil:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Mongle
See Soldier- he could have just Braped it on. He...

See Soldier- he could have just Braped it on. He probably had 100 ftlbs on it doing it the "Right" way. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
yes and no. I think Cyber is going a...

yes and no.

I think Cyber is going a little overboard. On things like main caps, rod caps, lug nuts etc where there is more than one bolt it is always a good idea to work your way up to final...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
Thump is right. You should be seeing 13.5-14.5...

Thump is right. You should be seeing 13.5-14.5 volts (depending on RPM) at the battery when the bike is running. Even a low or old battery that wont hold a charge will have the higher voltage when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
You hold the breaker bar...I'll fire up the bike....

You hold the breaker bar...I'll fire up the bike. :lol3




I haven't done it with the DR, but I have done it on a couple of other bikes. Little blue loctite and a quick brrapp and we are off...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
Are you using an impact gun? Turning the...

Are you using an impact gun?

Turning the nut counter-clockwise correct (I know stupid question- but you never know)

Still have the brake pedal on? Hold the rear brake down.

I don't...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-06-2015, 10:01 AM
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Views: 101,718
Posted By Mongle
Hell, she told me it wasn't going to be that kind...

Hell, she told me it wasn't going to be that kind of party.

Now I am scared and intrigued at the same time... :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-05-2015, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Mongle
:lol3 He isn't scared to wear out some tires...

:lol3

He isn't scared to wear out some tires that is for sure. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
I don't remember that when I was trying to get my...

I don't remember that when I was trying to get my motorcycle endorsement in PA. Of course- that was 20 some years ago. :lol3

I remember being 17 with the permit going to get my actual license. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 109,230
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Posted By Mongle
You could keep the bag forward more and it may...

You could keep the bag forward more and it may help. Always seems like the rearward tip is what melts- at least that is what melted on mine...

Get something like header wrap and put around the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-04-2015, 01:20 PM
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Views: 101,718
Posted By Mongle
There is a lot going on in that picture. :lol3 ...

There is a lot going on in that picture. :lol3 What it is I'm not exactly sure but a lot of it. :deal

The facial expressions run the gambit:
White: This is too much fun!
Red: I'm going to...
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