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Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Yep, that works just like it should. BTW...

Yep, that works just like it should.

BTW the stator is actually $560.00! Yikes. :eek1

Maybe it's time to re-think repairing this pig.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
The last update

OK cleaned the ignition switch and I now have power going into the CDI so to me that proves it is a bad Pickup coil.

Time to put it up for sale in an AS-IS condition as I don't have the time nor...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Question Update

OK guys, here is what I have done and found.
Reminder, it ran a few months ago when we rode last.
It cranks but has NO spark with new plugs.

I have checked every connection under the headlight...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,783
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Talking Hiya everyone!

Just a quick note to say hi to you all and to say I am doing MUCH better since I last wrote. It turns out I have strained some musles but did NOT get another hernia! Woo Hoo!! :thumb

Anyway I am...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
I do OK but I will have to start at the plug and...

I do OK but I will have to start at the plug and work backwards from there. I really need the test procedures for the pulse coil since it seems to be the common failure from what I have read so far....
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
I will look at those as well, thanks! :D I...

I will look at those as well, thanks! :D

I know it ran the last time he rode the bike cause that is the bike he rode with me back in March.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
It looks to be connected but it is part of what I...

It looks to be connected but it is part of what I need to verify, thanks for the suggestion. :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I could use some help guys

I am working on a buddies 2008 DR650 that won't start and we do not have a manual. After cleaning a plugged PJ that I thought was the problem I pulled a plug and found I have no spark.

The clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,783
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Thanks everyone

Thanks for the well wishes everyone, this is something I have been thinking about for years now and finally made the decision, it was hard but I feel that it will be the best for me.

We have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,783
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Talking Thanks for the replies guys, I appreciate it. I...

Thanks for the replies guys, I appreciate it. I was even told DO NOT do situps or crunches for the very same reason, oh well I gotta do what I gotta do to stay healthy don't I.

Sounds like its...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Cry sorry guys!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770179
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,783
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Cry Sorry everyone but I am done

Well I hate to do it guys and gals but I have sold my DRZ due to another injury and this time I will be taking my doctors advice which is quit riding. It turns out I have a very weak muscle area in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb The only problem with using air is it expands...

The only problem with using air is it expands when it gets hot whereas nitrogen does not expand. But in a pinch it would work.

It is not hard to put nitrogen in, whoever does it should have a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-29-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,245
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb So when you get the time please post up what...

So when you get the time please post up what you've been up to.
Glad your both OK. Have fun.
Forum: Ride reports 02-29-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,245
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Question Knock knock, is anybody out there? :ear Are...

Knock knock, is anybody out there? :ear

Are you guys still doing your ride and are you OK? :huh

If you get anywhere near Ridgecrest CA in the high desert let me know.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Find a good suspension shop near you and talk to...

Find a good suspension shop near you and talk to them about lowering the bike. They will put spacers inside the forks and shock to keep them from fully extending which will lower the bike. I had mine...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I went with the Super Start Kit from Eddie over...

I went with the Super Start Kit from Eddie over on TT and along with the Free Power Mod I have never had a battery problem. His kit is a new bracket for the battery and you cut out the back side of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Looks like a vent filter, trace the hose and see...

Looks like a vent filter, trace the hose and see where it goes. And yes you can take it off and clean it, just be sure to oil it when it it dry.





Ha ha, wiper fluid, that’s a good one,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Actually the problem is when the vacume petcock...

Actually the problem is when the vacume petcock fails the fuel travels down the vacume line and straight into the engine. Weird huh? It does happen a lot on the DRZ's and the KLX version and a manual...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Check out this web site for all kind of switches,...

Check out this web site for all kind of switches, found it on the AMA district 37 web site.

http://www.pmrcomponents.com/

You could re-wire it so the low beam is one headlight pointed more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Talking I have one as well and have for quite a while now...

I have one as well and have for quite a while now and I REALLY like it. :clap
It make long rides so much more enjoyable for your butt! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
The management here made some changes a while...

The management here made some changes a while back to save space and such, now you have to use Photobucket or Smugmug or another photo hosting web site. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
I run 15/48 on the dirt wheels and the street set...

I run 15/48 on the dirt wheels and the street set has a 47 so it's a snap to swap them over. I have the OEM 44 and the stock chain and will run that if I take a long street ride. It will be a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Going smaller on the front is like going larger...

Going smaller on the front is like going larger on the back, it gives you more low end grunt but with a little less top speed. That help?

As an example, I normally run 15/48 but if I am going...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Here is what I did to my bike this past weekend

I was able to score a complete set of DRZ wheels from an inmate here on ADV that converted his DRZ to super moto, they came with tires, disks, sprocket, collars, and the odo drive, all for $200.00!...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I have and use on occasion a Lead Dog helmet...

I have and use on occasion a Lead Dog helmet light which comes with a 35w bulb that I swapped out for a 50w bulb. So far I have had NO problems with it draining the battery but then again I only use...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Question I will try to get one in the next day or so, will...

I will try to get one in the next day or so, will that work??
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I have one of these on my bike and it is a great...

I have one of these on my bike and it is a great product! It came with the bolts and slipped on in minutes and is completely smooth on the bottom so it won't hang up on anything. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
It does not mention using one as the stock setup...

It does not mention using one as the stock setup does not have one either so I would not worry about it. As I mentioned before, I used the harness wires for my Battery Tender leads and it works out...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/541623-charging-s...

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/541623-charging-system-diagnoses-plus-the-free-power-mod/

Here you go.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I did that mod and got a full volt at idle and...

I did that mod and got a full volt at idle and 1.3 vdc while reving it and have been very happy. I will suggest that if you have a battery tender hooked to your bike that you use the harness wires...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Just thought of this! If it is cold use a...

Just thought of this!

If it is cold use a heat gun or a hair dryer to warm up the plastic before you try to open the tabs that hold it together, otherwise you could break the plastic.

When I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb You can actually open it up if your careful, I...

You can actually open it up if your careful, I did a while back and it was a mess. Cleaned it up and now it works great and has ever since! I will go find my post and get back to you with a link.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23,711
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Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Cool, thanks Gadget!!

Cool, thanks Gadget!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I just checked out their web site, nice looking...

I just checked out their web site, nice looking product, thanks! I emailed them to see if I can use my Scotts bar clamp and damper with their risers.



I had seen those before while looking up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Question A question for you guys running fat bars

I am looking at getting some Fasst Flexx bars and I know I will need either 1 1/8 bar adaptors or a new top triple clamp, what are you guys using for fat type bars?

I have seen what Scotts has,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Regarding MPG

On my 04 DRZ S, BSR carb, 3X3, with a JD kit and stock pipe, I have gotten 63 MPG while riding it back and forth to work on flat ground (14 mile round trip). That is with my 15/48 gearing.

Now...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb No and I don't know anybody who uses them, they...

No and I don't know anybody who uses them, they all like the 51's.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb I have been running the Maxxis Desert IT's for...

I have been running the Maxxis Desert IT's for years and really like them. My neighbor is running the MX51 on the front of his XR400 and it made the front end feel planted like no other tire he has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,982,429
Posted By jeff_in_rc
Thumb Like others have said, it won't fit under the...

Like others have said, it won't fit under the rear fender. I made a plate that bolted to the left rear of the bike where the smog canister used to be and I had a Moose tri-fold tool bag mounted to...
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