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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Twin Air Filter

I promised to report back when I received the Twin Air Filter and here I am; although as some of you predicted the results are not good. The Twin Air website catalog shows their part number 153601 as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Last week I also ordered the OEM Suzuki filter in...

Last week I also ordered the OEM Suzuki filter in case the Twin Air took too long to arrive or if it was for some reason not usable. From what you are saying it will fall into the latter category....
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Update--- just so none of you are holding your...

Update--- just so none of you are holding your breath...latest due date for the Twin Air filter is May 1. With the huge amount of snow we've had this season it may still be on the ground at this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Yes, for sure I'll post a photo. The Twin Air...

Yes, for sure I'll post a photo. The Twin Air catalog shows part #153601 fitting "all" DR750's but I can't find a photo. I'm hoping it is a direct replacement for the original pleated paper filter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks. I think the 1990 is same bike other than...

Thanks. I think the 1990 is same bike other than the motor? The change came in 1991 with the smaller tank etc. (SR43) Others on here will know for sure.
The seller lists a different part number for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
I ordered some engine protection bars from RD...

I ordered some engine protection bars from RD Moto and thought I'd post up some pic's of the installation. They took only 11 days to arrive in Canada from the Czech Republic and were well packaged. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15,623
Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
Laugh :rofl Not a bad idea though Toby, I don't think...

:rofl Not a bad idea though Toby, I don't think I've ever heard of anyone powder coating a tank. The dent repair is not a big job and decal sets are available from Decalmoto in Italy. Another problem...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
Not sure if any of you have been following Dave...

Not sure if any of you have been following Dave from Alberta's tour here on ADV called "Prairies To Penguins Alberta to Argentina"? He has traveled through much of the same areas and roads that Kari...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
[QUOTE] Thanks for that information. I...

[QUOTE]

Thanks for that information. I suppose a little "tweaking" is to be expected.



yes Ladder, you are so right! I wish the previous owner had bars before he did this...:D
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks for the information. Yes, you'd think...

Thanks for the information.
Yes, you'd think little details like clearance would be on their radar. But good that you were able to modify the clamps to work. The reason I ask is that the company...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Nice looking bike Ladder! I like the color combo....

Nice looking bike Ladder! I like the color combo.
What kind of crash bars do you have on this bike? Do they need to be taken off to remove the fuel tanks?

Relic
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15,623
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Posted By guzzirelic
So there are a couple in the Toronto area? It...

So there are a couple in the Toronto area? It would be interesting to try and list all the Canadian Bigs that are still on the road. Not using actual names but rough locations and ADV names if they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Hi Puddle, No I didn't paint the motor but only...

Hi Puddle, No I didn't paint the motor but only cleaned it up. I thought of painting but after cleaning I was happy enough with the appearance. And I considered the work of doing the job right,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 05:43 PM
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Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
Hi all. It's a long cold winter here in northern...

Hi all. It's a long cold winter here in northern Ontario and work continues on my DR750. Nothing too technical but rather a clean up, paint the frame and assorted bits along with some general...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,320
Views: 1,403,500
Posted By guzzirelic
Youngest daughter ready for a short sidecar ride....

Youngest daughter ready for a short sidecar ride. (she's the one wearing the helmet...:D)

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1970-Yamaha-Trailmaster/i-QzG5psn/0/M/thanksgiving%2011%20006-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,749
Posted By guzzirelic
1976 Yamaha DT400 with period "desert" tank and...

1976 Yamaha DT400 with period "desert" tank and extra fuel rack.

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DT400C-Aux-fuel-tank-rack/i-pn3vz7k/0/M/dt400c%20002-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:44 PM
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Views: 99,587
Posted By guzzirelic
http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-pho...

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-SSvbFfD/0/M/Copy%20of%20sep%202013-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Wow! A whole kilometer of winding road! (that's...

Wow! A whole kilometer of winding road! (that's .6 of a mile folks) Better warn the drivers about this.:D

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-vTJQ6dF/0/M/aug%202013%20014-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-pho...

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-5kR7tMf/0/M/xx%20%20on%20the%20road%20002-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
The buggers don't seem to last too long even when...

The buggers don't seem to last too long even when they haven't been run over as there have been several Willies over the years. Must be the stress of working one day a year and all...although the...
Forum: Canada 01-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
[ Well sort of...at the shop where I work we...

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Well sort of...at the shop where I work we have Yamaha and Suzuki, (obviously totally metric fasteners) and Mercury outboards (fractional or SAE). A year and half back we took on Polaris;...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2013, 06:07 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Welcome from another "east ender". There are a...

Welcome from another "east ender". There are a few of us in the Manitoulin/north shore area---maybe we can get together for some riding in 2014.
And now for a shameless plug for my DR650...:D I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,211
Posted By guzzirelic
Awesome Nick! What a cool bike. When you visit...

Awesome Nick! What a cool bike. When you visit the north next season we'll line up the Falcone, the Panther and the DR Big for some photos. Three of Canada's rarest big singles! I can't imagine there...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,211
Posted By guzzirelic
Yep, introduced in 1988, in 1990 they become 800s...

Yep, introduced in 1988, in 1990 they become 800s with little other changes. But in 1991 they made some more changes: the tanks were slimmed down from duals holding 29 liters to a single tank with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,211
Posted By guzzirelic
Nice work for sure! For my project I wound up...

Nice work for sure! For my project I wound up sourcing a pair of repro badges that required painting. Not so simple a task as they need to be painted from the back side. And silver is about the worst...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks Hekto. I still have the 650 - I...

Thanks Hekto. I still have the 650 - I listed it here and on the cvmg website but was really hoping that "word of mouth" would work. Come late March I'll list it again and on kijiji. I think...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
I have a tiny heated shop, (if I light the...

I have a tiny heated shop, (if I light the kerosene heater):D that keeps me somewhat sane over the winter. Although it seems that doing anything these days costs $$$. I picked up a few parts for my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15,623
Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
Must be a pretty good cell phone! Very nice pic's...

Must be a pretty good cell phone! Very nice pic's and once again, what a beautiful BIG. Looks like some nice country for riding as well.

Relic
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 04:59 PM
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Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
[QUOTE] Ian, that is a beautiful DR! Very...

[QUOTE]

Ian, that is a beautiful DR! Very nice work indeed. The second exhaust is a great idea and the saddlebag bracket is well done.
Did you make the rear rack? Looks good.

Relic
(thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 05:36 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Hello everyone. Riding season is over in my area...

Hello everyone. Riding season is over in my area and that means its time for me to do some maintenance...along with cleaning and lubing the suspension, swing arm and steering head bearings I'm doing...
Forum: Canada 11-11-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
No snow on the ground in Espanola but a biting...

No snow on the ground in Espanola but a biting north wind. I worked outside most of the day winterizing boats and our local radio was saying minus four. After lunch I found that every time I took my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 05:27 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thank you for answering my questions. Its always...

Thank you for answering my questions. Its always interesting to learn about places so far from home. I'll check out all the videos.

Relic
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15,623
Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
Wow! That is an amazing road and beautiful...

Wow! That is an amazing road and beautiful country. Thanks for posting the links. I notice that you pass around gates to begin and end your ride? Do car and van drivers pay to use this road?
And; in...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
Selling my DR 650

Hi all. Just a "heads up" that I've listed my '06 DR650 in the Canadian Flea Market thread here on ADV. Reason for selling--- I've found I like the DR 750 A LOT and I just can't keep both. Yes I know...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
Welcome to my world every day. I'll never...

Welcome to my world every day. I'll never understand how high priced engineers can sleep nights turning out the crappy designs that make routine maintenance such a pain in the butt.

Sometimes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15,623
Views: 2,243,900
Posted By guzzirelic
I've seen the horsepower of the 750 quoted as...

I've seen the horsepower of the 750 quoted as 42.9, 43 and 52 but who's counting?:D It is still a great bike in my opinion!

The "blame" lies more with Suzuki I believe. If they felt there was a...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
Our government leaves it up to Tim Horton's to...

Our government leaves it up to Tim Horton's to provide rest stops. After all, why would they want to do anything to further tourism?
If I ever get ticketed for taking a leak on the side of the...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,818
Views: 594,680
Posted By guzzirelic
A day ride around Manitoulin. My buddy Pete and I...

A day ride around Manitoulin. My buddy Pete and I were out scouting check points for next year's vintage bike weekend on the island. At least that was our excuse. Beautiful day for this late in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
If anyone else has a used rack for an SR41 for...

If anyone else has a used rack for an SR41 for sale for a good price I'd be interested. I actually need only the left side so if someone has one that is damaged on top or on the right that would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15,623
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Posted By guzzirelic
Master cylinder- front and rear 14mm Front...

Master cylinder- front and rear 14mm
Front caliper - 32mm
Rear caliper - 27mm

(just happened to have my shop manual open when I read your post)

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