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Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 3,097,277
Posted By marine_mike
That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just...

That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just sitting in my shed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
Learned a few lessons the other day

1) Trying to race a Harley with a DRZ400 is like a Chihuahua trying to fight a horse. Though it is fun..in the end I just looked like a putz. 2) Popping my first wheelie while doing...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
You know it really sucks working on the weekend....

You know it really sucks working on the weekend. Especially when it's in Detroit. I tell you what though...that ride down jefferson through Grosse Point is phenomenal.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95...

Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95 klx650c. It was never winterized and I think I'm paying the price for it. I completely drained the tank. I also noticed some rust spots inside the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I...

I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I have a "china freight" 5 mins away. I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to...

Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to ponder something. I finally got the windshield on, at the cost of having to remove my hand guards, but how do I cover up the rats nest behind the head...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted...

Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted the back of it with plasti-dip to hide the scratches on it. I also had to ditch the tuff handguards due to lack of space for the windscreen...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll...

Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll go to the 250 petcock.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
So it turns out that that part number above was...

So it turns out that that part number above was for the KLX 125 which has the wrong petcock, HOWEVER, I did find the appropriate one. Unfortunately , they are no in stock and it took them some time...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks alot. I have been looking for a...

Thanks alot. I have been looking for a replacement petcock. As for the gas, Well....I used the gas from my bike (full tank). Yeah..I know, probably isn't any better. I did the assembly/disassembly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
Damn thing won't start

Ok, so last year my wife's klx650c shat it's regulator/ rectifier. I neglected to winterize it over the winter. Figures, it was the worst winter Michigan has seen in a while. Anyways, I got the R/R...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
If any of you guys happen to be in the Mount...

If any of you guys happen to be in the Mount Clemens area tomorrow, I could use a hand trying to get my wife's KLX650c up and running. I'm thinking it could use a cleaning and fluids changed. I can...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
Does anyone in the Mount Clemens/Macomb county...

Does anyone in the Mount Clemens/Macomb county area ride? Even if it's just some street time.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Discovered some pure genius the other day when...

Discovered some pure genius the other day when trying to figure out my vapor gauge. Damn things backlight has never worked since I've owned the bike. I knew the power had been been spliced into...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
So I started it up and gave it a few "what-for"...

So I started it up and gave it a few "what-for" knocks on the bottom and haven't seen a drop from the carb overflow tube nor has it stalled out on me. Hope it stays that way. Thanks guys.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks guys. The carb was gone through last year....

Thanks guys. The carb was gone through last year. Hell.... When it was pulled apart, it was clean as a whistle. Only thing that was done then was cleaning the shmegma out of the jets. Ran fine until...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Would spraying some carb cleaner into the intake...

Would spraying some carb cleaner into the intake be an option? Just to see if some smudge got in there.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Guess I'll have to pop the carb out then. I know...

Guess I'll have to pop the carb out then. I know when it was gone through last year, everything was cleaned and checked out. The float worked fine then. I tried tapping on the bottom with no result. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Bike flooding out

So I finally got all of the BS done on my 2k DRZ 400s today. I got it started and it ran for a minute or two then stalled. Fuel started dripping out of the tube attached to the left side of the carb....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
Craigslist find

If I had the money and the space, I'd be buying this bike. Sounds like the owner doesn't know much about the bike.

http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mpo/4361339143.html

1994 kawasaki kl650 -...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
With 4 weeks of collective road time.....that's...

With 4 weeks of collective road time.....that's not gonna be on my list of things to do.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
Tuesday's gonna be 50*. Might have to dust the...

Tuesday's gonna be 50*. Might have to dust the snow salt off the seat and fire her up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By marine_mike
I'm glad you brought this up. I work in Detroit...

I'm glad you brought this up. I work in Detroit for one of the big 3. The lot is fenced and gated with a RFID entry, but it seems like the entrance is always open. I've been dwelling on this security...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By marine_mike
Man...I'm gonna have to try and get a few pennies...

Man...I'm gonna have to try and get a few pennies to rub together. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
I did some research with no luck...... will a...

I did some research with no luck...... will a KLR650 regulator/rectifier work on a KLX650c?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 515,707
Posted By marine_mike
Anyone know where I could get a Reg/Rec for a '95...

Anyone know where I could get a Reg/Rec for a '95 KLX650c? I tried fleabay, but I could only find 2 used. Kind of ridiculous prices too.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 685,618
Posted By marine_mike
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truck-Lite-27450C-5-x-7-Re...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truck-Lite-27450C-5-x-7-Rectangular-LED-Headlamp-Complex-Reflector-Optics-/181301182856?pt=Other_Vehicle_Parts&hash=item2a36648188&vxp=mtr It's $186, but the longevity and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
I'm up for finally meeting some of you...

I'm up for finally meeting some of you guys.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By marine_mike
This is my helmet with the black reflective tape ...

This is my helmet with the black reflective tape
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm13/marine_mike26/photo1.jpg (http://s292.photobucket.com/user/marine_mike26/media/photo1.jpg.html)...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By marine_mike
x1000 on the reflective tape. I wanted to keep my...

x1000 on the reflective tape. I wanted to keep my helmet black, so I got the black reflective tape and highlighted the various edges. Black in the day, reflective at night.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 685,618
Posted By marine_mike
I'm going to bring this thread back to life. I...

I'm going to bring this thread back to life. I posted this mod other places, but it seems to fit better here. Here's the story....

I bought a 2K DRZ400s for pretty cheap. At some point in it's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
You better believe I did the boat. I don't think...

You better believe I did the boat. I don't think a '65 Johnson outboard would take too well to winter w/o it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
Lazy ass didn't winterize...

Ok guys..so I have this "friend" **cough, me, cough" that waited too long to winterize a 2K DRZ400S. Now before old man winter bared down on good 'ol Michigan, the oil was changed, filter cleaned,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Yeah..no riding here in MI during the winter....

Yeah..no riding here in MI during the winter. That, and no room in the shed to do much maintenance in that time either.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Lazy ass didn't winterize...

Ok guys..so I have this "friend" **cough, me, cough" that waited too long to winterize a 2K DRZ400S. Now before old man winter bared down on good 'ol Michigan, the oil was changed, filter cleaned,...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By marine_mike
I have a 5x7 LED trucklite headlight on my 2k...

I have a 5x7 LED trucklite headlight on my 2k DRZ400s. While tring to figure out how to mount the thing where a 4x6 was supposed to go, I had a thought..... How is it mounted on a jeep cherokee? Well...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
I use these. They are bright as all hell and...

I use these. They are bright as all hell and viewable from the side and the rear. (They are on the rear fender.)http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm13/marine_mike26/Image2-2.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 824,015
Posted By marine_mike
This snow crap needs to quite. I'm tired of going...

This snow crap needs to quite. I'm tired of going out to the shed for the snow blower, only to stare at my drz400s. I might pull the plastic and repaint, if anything, to erase last seasons little...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
Hey...it happened to me.

Hey...it happened to me.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23,705
Views: 3,976,241
Posted By marine_mike
The plastic reservoir on the DRZ rear master...

The plastic reservoir on the DRZ rear master cylinder will expand over time and lead to decreased braking, with possible failure at the wrong time. Replacing the master with the crf450 takes care of...
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