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Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Did you adjust the chain for the smaller...

Did you adjust the chain for the smaller sprocket? Not sure one tooth would make a huge difference, but you might check the chain adjustment. With the bike up on a stand, you could run it through the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,679
Posted By Psycho18th
Bummer. Good luck on the other build. Psycho

Bummer. Good luck on the other build.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
When are you having overheating problems? My E...

When are you having overheating problems? My E wil sometimes spit a bit of fluid in the catch tank when really working the clutch at a crawl in mid summer, but as soon as I'm moving again, will pull...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
When I ran the lowering link, the rear tire would...

When I ran the lowering link, the rear tire would rub the fender on occasion. That was with some large knobbies on. You may want to check the clearance if you change tire sizes/profiles. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
With it running, spray carb cleaner or starter...

With it running, spray carb cleaner or starter fluid around the intake boots and head. If it revs up, then it's pulling air in somewhere it shouldn't be.

Pull the air filter and check to ensure...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I've got a set of 3's I tried for a while and...

I've got a set of 3's I tried for a while and ended up going back to stock. PM me your address and I'll send them to you in the mail tomorrow.
Psycho
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,300
Posted By Psycho18th
Yeah, everyone is hard to recognize geared up. I...

Yeah, everyone is hard to recognize geared up. I notice folks by their bikes and I thought I saw a black 640? that may have been you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,300
Posted By Psycho18th
I had a great weekend. This was my first...

I had a great weekend. This was my first organized Dualsport event. Usually, I just explore on my own, so this was a neat experience. Food was great. GPS tracks were easy to follow. Met and rode with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,679
Posted By Psycho18th
Cool build. I enjoyed both my XTs immensely. ...

Cool build. I enjoyed both my XTs immensely.

I ended up modifying my seat with blue pad from Walmart foam and a new seat cover.

I used the sweet cheeks for a while on the DRZ and really liked...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,300
Posted By Psycho18th
Signed up a few weeks ago. Heading up Friday...

Signed up a few weeks ago. Heading up Friday after work and pitching a tent at the KOA. Anyone seen GPS tracks for the routes yet? Planning on riding the A loops on the DRZ. The little cheater bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Sounds like the fuel tank not venting properly....

Sounds like the fuel tank not venting properly. It will run for a while, then cough and die like you ran it dry. Open and re-close the fuel cap and it will fire right up. If that's the case, you need...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,174
Posted By Psycho18th
Waiting impatiently for the first section with...

Waiting impatiently for the first section with the boat-bike operating! What a great adventure so far.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Tip material is brass. I think I got it from...

Tip material is brass. I think I got it from RockyMountain. Works like a champ and no modification required.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I couldn't find an extended fuel screw that fits...

I couldn't find an extended fuel screw that fits the E model carb. Instead I use the R&D Flexjet Fuel Screw. Same concept, but it's flexible and fits in there perfectly. Makes it very easy to adjust....
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Same here on my '02 E. Suspension depends on the...

Same here on my '02 E. Suspension depends on the flavor of DRZ you're looking at as well as the market. Aussie bikes are quite different from the U.S. ones as an example.

Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Over oiling could restrict airflow and cause hard...

Over oiling could restrict airflow and cause hard starting. Did it start up fine once you had ridden a bit? I use the PJ1 red spray oil as well and haven't had that problem. A little oil goes a long...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Is is just me, or does that front tire look like...

Is is just me, or does that front tire look like it's mounted backwards?

Cool looking bike! Looking forward to the ride reports.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Seems a lot of folks run the trail tech light...

Seems a lot of folks run the trail tech light that replaces the entire shroud. I have a random acerbis light/shroud on mine. It really depends on use. I have hi/lo beam for legality, and it throws...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
That's the real trick, having 2 bikes in the...

That's the real trick, having 2 bikes in the garage. I've really enjoyed my E for the fact that I can ride straight out of the garage and cover a lot of ground on any kind of terrain, get out there...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,275
Posted By Psycho18th
Not a bad time to slow down a bit anyway, in the...

Not a bad time to slow down a bit anyway, in the heat of summer. Still really enjoying this thread.
Psycho
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,174
Posted By Psycho18th
Been subscribed for a while. I really enjoy the...

Been subscribed for a while. I really enjoy the report so far.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I've seen several on this site with fans. No...

I've seen several on this site with fans. No reason you couldn't make it work off a thermal switch. Not sure why that would be an issue on the street, when it takes a lot of slow speed clutch abuse...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Before building your own, or spending a bunch on...

Before building your own, or spending a bunch on a kit, check out RockyMountain. Their Tusk dual sport kit will plug right in, and has worked fantastically on my E for several years now. I use their...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I'll PM you.

I'll PM you.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Oil level changes a bunch on these bikes with...

Oil level changes a bunch on these bikes with engine temp. You have to check it in accordance with the manual, or you'll get varying levels every time. I wouldn't worry about it unless level keeps...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I did the lowering links for a bit on my DRZ....

I did the lowering links for a bit on my DRZ. It's back to stock now. I'm 5'9". I think it would be too tall even with the links for an inexperienced short rider. If you can find an XT350 in good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Seems quite a few folks like a little coolant in...

Seems quite a few folks like a little coolant in there, so they can see the level go up and down. Mine is dry. I check the level at the cap every few rides. If it gets hot, it spits some into the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Reading a few pages behind, so not sure if you...

Reading a few pages behind, so not sure if you solved this yet. Mine did the completely dying act once and it was an electrical connection behind the headlight that had gotten worn, and was shorting....
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,275
Posted By Psycho18th
Mainly because 99.9% of drivers, myself included,...

Mainly because 99.9% of drivers, myself included, would be too scared they'd end up somewhere they had to back that rig up!

Been looking to do a route out there to the lake from Buckeye area with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Also, if you go the JD route, you can probably...

Also, if you go the JD route, you can probably call and ask them. I use their kit on my 200, and works like a champ.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Only rarely at altitude. I know there are some CO...

Only rarely at altitude. I know there are some CO based bikes on the TT forum. Might be worth searching there.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
The E has a different air box, with the 3x3 hole...

The E has a different air box, with the 3x3 hole already there, you just have to remove the snorkel to open it up. It needs some minor jetting changes from there with the stock pipe.
Psycho
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 50,785
Posted By Psycho18th
Boulders/Mile Markers

I ride there often. Great area, with terrain for everyone. I don't usually start from the main parking area, because of all the Kwaders doing donuts, but in this case I did. Fun B level Singletrack:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I found a complete kit on EBay. Wrote to them in...

I found a complete kit on EBay. Wrote to them in advance to make sure it included parts for the correct FCR carb for my '02 E model. It's worked like a champ ever since.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Fantastic! Hope it does the trick for good. ...

Fantastic! Hope it does the trick for good.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Bonk the float bowl a few times with a...

Bonk the float bowl a few times with a screwdriver handle or rubber mallet. Sometimes the float just sticks down. Do it with the bike running so the vibration helps a bit. If that doesn't do the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Psycho18th
Those random locked gates many miles into a ride...

Those random locked gates many miles into a ride drive me batty.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I run my DRZ from my front door to trails all...

I run my DRZ from my front door to trails all around the valley and up to the rim. Stock E 14/47 gearing. 65 is fine, 75 is easily doable, but buzzy. I don't like hitting the highway for more than 15...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
Is the rubber diaphragm itself in good shape? My...

Is the rubber diaphragm itself in good shape? My bog came back a couple years after those AP mods when my diaphragm got a crack in it. Cheap replacement and it was back to boglessness...that's a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,247
Posted By Psycho18th
I spent a good half hour in a parking lot trying...

I spent a good half hour in a parking lot trying to bump start mine once with no luck at all...until I remember to turn the key on, then it fired up first try. I've done the same thing with my...
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