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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Yeah...I have to make some adjustments on the...

Yeah...I have to make some adjustments on the cables. I scared the living shit out of some teenagers when I started it up, and the throttle was at 3/4 throttle. Seems there's no return on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
The wife taking her 650c for a spin. Now if I can...

The wife taking her 650c for a spin. Now if I can only get her off the pavement.
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm13/marine_mike26/IMG_5646.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
I didn't ride it...it was still on the jack in my...

I didn't ride it...it was still on the jack in my shed when I fired it up. Thanks though. I'll try putting the airbox plastic back on and see what she does. Hell stop on by next sunday and I'll buy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
You're kidding me right? First can you clarify...

You're kidding me right? First can you clarify which part it will do with the airbox cover off. I should have stated that I hadn't yet put the plastic back on. I didn't want to have to reassemble the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
For the love of god, someone please help me!!!

OK, to make a long story short, I suspected that my 2K DRZ400s was running lean, so I looked at the spark plug, but it just had a bit of "smutz" on it, no white color. I then took the carb out and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
I keep seeing that and the running lean answer. I...

I keep seeing that and the running lean answer. I guess if it were running lean to begin with, the plug would have been white, which it wasn't. Still can't explain the (more than usual) popping on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
No on the choke. No other unusual sounds. Do you...

No on the choke. No other unusual sounds. Do you think it could be the air/fuel mixture screw isn't adjusted well enough? The idle was kind of high on idle leading me to believe that I might have to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
I have an ignition key with ignition and keyed...

I have an ignition key with ignition and keyed gas cap. I lost my key last year, but never got rid of the ignition (Bought a replacement ignition and key off of ebay). Good thing, because it was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Red hot head pipe after carb work

Ok..so I removed the carb on my 2K S model due to popping on deceleration, and stumbling at 50%-85% throttle. I assumed that it was running lean. When I removed the spark plug, all I found was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,594
Posted By marine_mike
I work on the 13th, but I can be in for the 14th....

I work on the 13th, but I can be in for the 14th. I'll try and convince my wife to go to.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Getting real jealous of you guys going on these...

Getting real jealous of you guys going on these rides. There's nothing good in the SE. That and working every Saturday put a hamper on any good weekend rides for me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
The headlight is from a drz400s

The headlight is from a drz400s
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8,077
Views: 3,161,535
Posted By marine_mike
That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just...

That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just sitting in my shed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Learned a few lessons the other day

1) Trying to race a Harley with a DRZ400 is like a Chihuahua trying to fight a horse. Though it is fun..in the end I just looked like a putz. 2) Popping my first wheelie while doing...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
You know it really sucks working on the weekend....

You know it really sucks working on the weekend. Especially when it's in Detroit. I tell you what though...that ride down jefferson through Grosse Point is phenomenal.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95...

Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95 klx650c. It was never winterized and I think I'm paying the price for it. I completely drained the tank. I also noticed some rust spots inside the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I...

I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I have a "china freight" 5 mins away. I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to...

Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to ponder something. I finally got the windshield on, at the cost of having to remove my hand guards, but how do I cover up the rats nest behind the head...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted...

Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted the back of it with plasti-dip to hide the scratches on it. I also had to ditch the tuff handguards due to lack of space for the windscreen...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll...

Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll go to the 250 petcock.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
So it turns out that that part number above was...

So it turns out that that part number above was for the KLX 125 which has the wrong petcock, HOWEVER, I did find the appropriate one. Unfortunately , they are no in stock and it took them some time...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks alot. I have been looking for a...

Thanks alot. I have been looking for a replacement petcock. As for the gas, Well....I used the gas from my bike (full tank). Yeah..I know, probably isn't any better. I did the assembly/disassembly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
Damn thing won't start

Ok, so last year my wife's klx650c shat it's regulator/ rectifier. I neglected to winterize it over the winter. Figures, it was the worst winter Michigan has seen in a while. Anyways, I got the R/R...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
If any of you guys happen to be in the Mount...

If any of you guys happen to be in the Mount Clemens area tomorrow, I could use a hand trying to get my wife's KLX650c up and running. I'm thinking it could use a cleaning and fluids changed. I can...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Does anyone in the Mount Clemens/Macomb county...

Does anyone in the Mount Clemens/Macomb county area ride? Even if it's just some street time.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Discovered some pure genius the other day when...

Discovered some pure genius the other day when trying to figure out my vapor gauge. Damn things backlight has never worked since I've owned the bike. I knew the power had been been spliced into...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
So I started it up and gave it a few "what-for"...

So I started it up and gave it a few "what-for" knocks on the bottom and haven't seen a drop from the carb overflow tube nor has it stalled out on me. Hope it stays that way. Thanks guys.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks guys. The carb was gone through last year....

Thanks guys. The carb was gone through last year. Hell.... When it was pulled apart, it was clean as a whistle. Only thing that was done then was cleaning the shmegma out of the jets. Ran fine until...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Would spraying some carb cleaner into the intake...

Would spraying some carb cleaner into the intake be an option? Just to see if some smudge got in there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Guess I'll have to pop the carb out then. I know...

Guess I'll have to pop the carb out then. I know when it was gone through last year, everything was cleaned and checked out. The float worked fine then. I tried tapping on the bottom with no result. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24,139
Views: 4,123,582
Posted By marine_mike
Bike flooding out

So I finally got all of the BS done on my 2k DRZ 400s today. I got it started and it ran for a minute or two then stalled. Fuel started dripping out of the tube attached to the left side of the carb....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Craigslist find

If I had the money and the space, I'd be buying this bike. Sounds like the owner doesn't know much about the bike.

http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mpo/4361339143.html

1994 kawasaki kl650 -...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
With 4 weeks of collective road time.....that's...

With 4 weeks of collective road time.....that's not gonna be on my list of things to do.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
Tuesday's gonna be 50*. Might have to dust the...

Tuesday's gonna be 50*. Might have to dust the snow salt off the seat and fire her up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By marine_mike
I'm glad you brought this up. I work in Detroit...

I'm glad you brought this up. I work in Detroit for one of the big 3. The lot is fenced and gated with a RFID entry, but it seems like the entrance is always open. I've been dwelling on this security...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By marine_mike
Man...I'm gonna have to try and get a few pennies...

Man...I'm gonna have to try and get a few pennies to rub together. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
I did some research with no luck...... will a...

I did some research with no luck...... will a KLR650 regulator/rectifier work on a KLX650c?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 535,903
Posted By marine_mike
Anyone know where I could get a Reg/Rec for a '95...

Anyone know where I could get a Reg/Rec for a '95 KLX650c? I tried fleabay, but I could only find 2 used. Kind of ridiculous prices too.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 704,189
Posted By marine_mike
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truck-Lite-27450C-5-x-7-Re...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truck-Lite-27450C-5-x-7-Rectangular-LED-Headlamp-Complex-Reflector-Optics-/181301182856?pt=Other_Vehicle_Parts&hash=item2a36648188&vxp=mtr It's $186, but the longevity and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,668
Posted By marine_mike
I'm up for finally meeting some of you...

I'm up for finally meeting some of you guys.:freaky
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