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Forum: 2 smokers 09-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would think that if your thermostats were...

I would think that if your thermostats were working properly before, and the temperatures were normal, larger radiators should make no difference and temps will stay the same.

If you don't have...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,851
Posted By Andyinhilo
Mine could do that, but the MPG would be less...

Mine could do that, but the MPG would be less than 40. IIRC the top speed was in the 105 MPH range (as attested to by Florida Highway Patrol Radar!)
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,851
Posted By Andyinhilo
My 3rd bike was one of those. Nice ride, but a...

My 3rd bike was one of those. Nice ride, but a bit thirsty.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 98,638
Views: 18,807,224
Posted By Andyinhilo
The float won't reliably shut off the fuel at...

The float won't reliably shut off the fuel at positions close to or over horizontal :lol3. The thing that I would be concerned about if you had more than a float bowl full of gas in the airbox is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Andyinhilo
Make sure that the carbs are in proper sync, as...

Make sure that the carbs are in proper sync, as well as all of the above. A small difference there can cause this problem.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
At this point I would try calling Jesse at...

At this point I would try calling Jesse at Keintech. Phone number is on the website. http://www.kientech.com/

Super nice guy and a DR guru. he can help you if anyone can.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 98,638
Views: 18,807,224
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would like to have it if you still have it. I...

I would like to have it if you still have it. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
If the line is holding vacuum, then I would...

If the line is holding vacuum, then I would carefully take it apart and clean it up. You may find that it is plugged up.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Apply suction to the vacuum port of the petcock...

Apply suction to the vacuum port of the petcock when in run or reserve position. See if fuel flows, and there is no vacuum leaking. If vacuum is leaking, there is the trouble, if not, something...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
I don't have a photo, but the fuel outlet on the...

I don't have a photo, but the fuel outlet on the valve is the one that points to the rear of the bike, and the vacuum port is the one that points to the right side of the bike. The large line that...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Andyinhilo
If the pins are stuck, use some penetrating oil,...

If the pins are stuck, use some penetrating oil, then a small pin punch and a light weight hammer to tap them out. I can't remember if the pins are staked in place. Look carefully and if you see...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Andyinhilo
As stated, it sounds like a sticking float, or...

As stated, it sounds like a sticking float, or maybe a bit of debris in the needle/seat area. sometimes a light tapping on the carby will clear things up. you may need to remove and clean again.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 98,638
Views: 18,807,224
Posted By Andyinhilo
There is, however a rubber damper on the stock...

There is, however a rubber damper on the stock sprocket retainer.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By Andyinhilo
Remove the pipe and file or grind the fins a bit...

Remove the pipe and file or grind the fins a bit for clearance.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By Andyinhilo
I have been living around the ocean since I was...

I have been living around the ocean since I was 13. I am also a certified marine engine technician, and I had a Suzuki dealership in the Florida keys years ago.

I hate to sound negative, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
I think just the switches and throttle have tabs,...

I think just the switches and throttle have tabs, not the brake or clutch.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 98,638
Views: 18,807,224
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would try a bearing supply company like this:...

I would try a bearing supply company like this: http://www.mcguirebearing.com/

Look in the yellow pages or google "bearing suppliers+ your location"
Either take the bearings to them, or get the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
You probably don't need to replace the clamps. If...

You probably don't need to replace the clamps. If anything it will just be a bent bolt (part diagram #11 here:http://www.bikebandit.com/2013-suzuki-dr200se/o/m156141#sch809086).

You will probably...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Pull the petcock and check the in-tank screen. It...

Pull the petcock and check the in-tank screen. It may have some trash plugging it.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-06-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By Andyinhilo
A 2.75-19 and a 4.00-18 will work just fine.

A 2.75-19 and a 4.00-18 will work just fine.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Andyinhilo
OUTSTANDING! I had a blue '74 S3. Great ride, but...

OUTSTANDING! I had a blue '74 S3. Great ride, but a bit thirsty. One of my favorites.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
My DR200 would go about 70 (GPS), and was still...

My DR200 would go about 70 (GPS), and was still running great with about 38,000 miles on it when I sold it. I miss it every day.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Andyinhilo
Looks like you have done everything I would have...

Looks like you have done everything I would have done. Unless you have a bad wire, or the flasher relay is faulty, I don't know. Is the flasher marked with a voltage? Maybe it is a 12V flasher?
Forum: 2 smokers 06-23-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By Andyinhilo
Happy to help.

Happy to help.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 208,963
Posted By Andyinhilo
Yes it is a 428 chain (130 links) according to...

Yes it is a 428 chain (130 links) according to Yamaha's Parts catalog.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By Andyinhilo
There should be a sleeve and an o-ring that slip...

There should be a sleeve and an o-ring that slip over the shaft. that sleeve is what makes contact with the seal.

Items 33 and 36 here:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Andyinhilo
I checked the EBC catalog: ...

I checked the EBC catalog:

http://www.ebcbrakes.com/Assets/ecatalogues/2014-US-MC-Catalog/2014-us-mc-catalog.html#p=436

It looks like the MD 4008 rotors will fit, and there is a list of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Actually the tank is only 0.1 gal smaller. That...

Actually the tank is only 0.1 gal smaller. That said I like the look of the older one better. The new one looks like it was designed to appeal to younger riders with MX fantasies. That seat looks...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,761
Posted By Andyinhilo
That is good to hear. Mercury keeps talking about...

That is good to hear. Mercury keeps talking about endi production of thier OptiMax line, and given Bombardier's lack of customer support I would not be surprised if they went the way of OMC, too.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By Andyinhilo
Might still have a plugged idle jet or passage.

Might still have a plugged idle jet or passage.
Forum: 2 smokers 06-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,761
Posted By Andyinhilo
Sadly, probably never. The public here has been...

Sadly, probably never. The public here has been sold on the 4-stroke is cleaner line for so long that you wold never be able to sell enough to justify production or importation.

Just look at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Andyinhilo
Since it is not actually blinking, but dimming,...

Since it is not actually blinking, but dimming, and it gets better at higher RPM, there is probably nothing wrong. These bikes have low output electrical. Make sure that the bulbs are rated for 6V...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Andyinhilo
I get it now. I would recommend that you run...

I get it now.

I would recommend that you run the grounds separately from the socket(s) to the battery as a way to isolate and locate the trouble. You can re-connect them to the harness one at a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Andyinhilo
Usually that sort of problem is associated with a...

Usually that sort of problem is associated with a bad ground. I would try running separate ground wires for each light directly to the battery to see what happens.

You mention a headlight blinker...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Take it to wherever you buy the replacement for...

Take it to wherever you buy the replacement for recycling. Replacing the acid usually is ineffective.

When you replace it don't use a charger that charges more than 1-2 amps, or you will ruin the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Exactly right.

Exactly right.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,951
Posted By Andyinhilo
Definitely Big Island style. I have been in and...

Definitely Big Island style. I have been in and around the marine business here for 30+ years, and see this sort of stuff all the time. some of ot is downright scary.

Like the fellow with a rusted...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,193,896
Posted By Andyinhilo
Unless your commute contains extended distances...

Unless your commute contains extended distances of 60+ MPH, or you are over 300 lbs. you should have no problem. I recall reading somewhere that the engine's max rated power is at 6800 RPM, and I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Andyinhilo
Near as I can tell there is no new bike available...

Near as I can tell there is no new bike available in the US that meets the OP's criteria, unless he is willing to look at something in the sub-500cc size.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 437,726
Posted By Andyinhilo
When you do a job like this that is un-familiar,...

When you do a job like this that is un-familiar, take pics of each item before you remove it, and have a plan to set the parts in an organized way that makes sense to you.

This link is helpful,...
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