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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:35 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
$$ can be a good arguement, there's no doubt. ...

$$ can be a good arguement, there's no doubt.

Quick calculation, I have paid anywhere between about $55.00 and $70.00 for a 4 litre bottle of Motul 4T in the the last (nearly) 10 years of owning...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:07 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Fair call. I have a vapor temp sensor attached to...

Fair call. I have a vapor temp sensor attached to my upper oil banjo on the right side of the rocker cover and can't say I have done a comparo of oils vs temps. One day I might do it for kicks but...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:18 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Not arguing with you but, at the risk of starting...

Not arguing with you but, at the risk of starting yet another oil debate, I have been running Motul 4T synthetic ester since the first service on my DR and I now have close to 50,000kms always...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
The stock DR jobs are rumoured to be teflon...

The stock DR jobs are rumoured to be teflon coated which means probably not a good idea to lube inner cables.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Thanks. Very handy. I wasn't sure about the...

Thanks. Very handy. I wasn't sure about the polarity of the wires but you have clarified that. Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,073
Posted By kezzajohnson
Pulsar Coil

Great little tutorial on the pickup coil Emmbeedee.

I am beginning to wonder whether there might be a link to the model year and supplier of the pickup coil to Suzuki on the ones that are failing....
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Haha, yeah. I know what you are saying. Maybe you...

Haha, yeah. I know what you are saying. Maybe you could explain it for us Steve.:evil

Surprisingly enough, with stainless braided brake line on the front, I have more than enough power with 3...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Clutch

The Wrap 9 levers are a good bit of gear. I have both the brake and clutch 3 finger levers- nice

I must be doing something wrong cause I have nearly 50,000km still on original clutch cable.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 12:11 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Fair enough. Maybe get it next to another DR of...

Fair enough. Maybe get it next to another DR of similar age and compare.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
pulsar coil

Probably another...

http://i.imgur.com/zmeMVvtm.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,361
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Posted By kezzajohnson
That's a good idea Dave. Yours is a known good...

That's a good idea Dave. Yours is a known good one. How'd your weekend go ?
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 03:16 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
They all knock. Mine has done it since new but...

They all knock. Mine has done it since new but sounds worse once bashplate fitted. Getting close to 50,000kms now. Knocking no better, knocking no worse.

Having said that, you will always find...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,361
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Rattle.

Hope someone turned up as promised Sean.

Mate, I am not sure what rattling gears sound like but I had an annoying rattle that was coming from the rear of the bike. Sounded like my tools were...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
DR knock

Q. Knock Knock who's there ?

A. DR.

Q. DR who ?

A. Don't they all knock ??
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,174
Posted By kezzajohnson
I have had the FCR MX installed for some time now...

I have had the FCR MX installed for some time now and it is well tried and proven on my bike now. I love it. After some consultation with some other fellas here in OZ, my setup is a little bit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I have the x40FIx and not sure if flange is the...

I have the x40FIx and not sure if flange is the same as for x35FOx (someone here should know).

I have stock size header and midpipe and had a flange laser cut. See following pattern.

Not sure...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 83,194
Posted By kezzajohnson
What sort of noises are you getting there Sean ?

What sort of noises are you getting there Sean ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:49 AM
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Views: 2,174
Posted By kezzajohnson
Well done. You're getting there. FYI. The DJ...

Well done. You're getting there.

FYI. The DJ jets are different sizing to Mikuni so your stock 140 main is the equivalent to a 150 dynojet. The 155 Dynojet main that you have installed is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Nice idea - Only problem is I won't be able to...

Nice idea - Only problem is I won't be able to see the arrow when I have a socket over it.

By the looks of things, you might want to consider getting yourself some case guards and a bashplate...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:39 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
If you mean the ones in the following photo...

If you mean the ones in the following photo circled in red, then yeah , just break them off if you have to. The grommet bit may rattle inside the frame but won't be noticeable and it will eventually...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I use the T mark and turn the crank (clockwise)...

I use the T mark and turn the crank (clockwise) with a socket and bar from the Magneto cover plug hole (never had any issues getting plug out) until the T lines up then try and rattle (check for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I bought a baby pram/stroller sheepskin liner and...

I bought a baby pram/stroller sheepskin liner and sewed some elastic strips to tie under seat. Full length is good because it protects the seat from my wolfman bag straps etc and the skin stays in...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 89,318
Posted By kezzajohnson
Kenno wheelie Elim Beach

You heard it here first folks...

XRs can wheelie... yew go Kenno.

http://i.imgur.com/m6M9ZX3l.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,270
Posted By kezzajohnson
Carby

Good Job trailrider -well done. May just copy that with my new carby, when I get around to it.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 04:19 AM
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Views: 89,318
Posted By kezzajohnson
Old Coach Road

You'll be "all over it" on the CRF mate. I was really wishing I had a lighter bike at the time but in hindsight, the Big DR did me proud.

HAHAHA... I can't stop laughing when I see this photo.
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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Mine is doing it too from the rocker cover....

Mine is doing it too from the rocker cover. Making an awful mess around the plugs. Just did a 1000km trip with it like that and the bike hasn't really used any noticeable amount of oil. It's more of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Sidestand switch will stop the engine if you put...

Sidestand switch will stop the engine if you put it in gear and the sidestand is not up and won't let you start the bike in gear if its not up. Clutch switch won't let you start the engine if its in...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 89,318
Posted By kezzajohnson
Depends on the time of year an how reliable your...

Depends on the time of year an how reliable your bike is. The track is not really that hard and there are diversions around some of the knarly hills like Big Red. It's pretty isolated if you have an...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,073,001
Posted By kezzajohnson
Really ??? So is riding motorcycles...

Really ??? So is riding motorcycles...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 89,318
Posted By kezzajohnson
Trip

Great trip Kenno...

918 km according the the Garmin and circumnavigating 13,131 sq kms of FNQ. From Cairns thru the beautiful Daintree, Cape Tribulation to Cooktown. On to Hopevale and the Awesome...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 03:20 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
balls

Cheap chinese shit.

Here's a pic of my mate Kenno (XR650) changing his right hand side bearing on a recent (in the last week) 1000km ride we did. He had a bit of play in it when we left but it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Screen

Home made job from a bit of spare perspex. Heated up in oven and put a bend at the top to divert air over helmet. Works well for me.

Made up some extension brackets to tilt cowling and screen...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Chances are your front sprocket is toast too now....

Chances are your front sprocket is toast too now. As your chain look very stretched and rear sprocket is hooked, they have have probably worn your front sprocket excessively fast. I would be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Any 320mm rotor fitted to stock hub and forks...

Any 320mm rotor fitted to stock hub and forks will need the relocation bracket.
Stock rotor is 290mm so the bracket extends the fork caliper mount.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 03:50 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Coils and foils

There is a lot of things that Suzuki could do to improve an already great bike if they are to keep bringing it out year after year and only change the colour.
Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 83,194
Posted By kezzajohnson
Ride

If any of you have the time and feel like a few kms, Kenno and I are heading North this Tuesday morning to where-ever. Cooktown, Hopevale, some beaches then west then south. Pretty open itinerary but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 109,239
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Probably not ignition coil but the pulser coil in...

Probably not ignition coil but the pulser coil in the magneto. There was some conversation about them here recently and seems to be common enough that some owners are carrying a spare on trips just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 109,239
Views: 21,928,049
Posted By kezzajohnson
Still on all original OEM at 45,000km with 5000km...

Still on all original OEM at 45,000km with 5000km oil changes. Never had any leakages. If you are careful and look after them, clean and a bit of oil on them on reassembly, they should be fine....
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By kezzajohnson
Tip

Half ya luck. Couldn't get enough time off or I would join yas. Myself and Kenno are heading up Laura way Tuesday for a 2 night 3 day run but will probably miss yas. have a good one, look forward to...
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