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Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By DisTech
Is this what you mean? <iframe...

Is this what you mean?

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Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By DisTech
Excellent, thank you! I updated the map. Please...

Excellent, thank you! I updated the map. Please let me know if the changes are correct.
Forum: Americas 02-12-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By DisTech
Hmm ok on 4a, it's probably between the Snake and...

Hmm ok on 4a, it's probably between the Snake and 95. Is the problem what I have marked as Nf-123 (#8 in the legend)?

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By DisTech
NW BDR Loop trip plan

Posted NW BDR Loop Aug 2014 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953663) in Trip Planning and not getting any responses. Anyone with knowledge of WA, OR or ID dirt roads care to give...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Thanks for your review as well! Speaking of...

Thanks for your review as well! Speaking of doin'. Posted some questions about a NW BDR Loop (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953663) I want to do in August over in Trip Planning that...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By DisTech
NW BDR Loop Aug 2014

Planning a Washington, Oregon, Idaho BDR loop for August. The bikes will be a DR650, KTM 990 and KTM 950. We've done the WABDR with these bikes without a problem, but the connections from WABDR to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,515,152
Posted By DisTech
Check it out I'm famous! Touratech-USA facebook...

Check it out I'm famous! Touratech-USA facebook page! (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153070599040595&set=pb.203458255594.-2207520000.1374293485.&type=3&theater)
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,515,152
Posted By DisTech
Eibach 883 series 7.6kg...

Eibach 883 series 7.6kg (http://www.factoryconnection.com/products/eibachShockSprings.htm).
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,515,152
Posted By DisTech
The tool tube does fit in place of the stock tube...

The tool tube does fit in place of the stock tube and is functional, looky here (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10026577&postcount=281). However, recently I've been thinking of something...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 240,081
Posted By DisTech
Thanks Greg, great info and write up! Sent...

Thanks Greg, great info and write up!

Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 240,081
Posted By DisTech
After 4 hours at Tahuya, I am a wet noodle. The...

After 4 hours at Tahuya, I am a wet noodle. The bike performs much better than I do. It ran fantastic! Not sure what my fuel usage is but the jetting as is gives me no problems, hot start, cold...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Works great, wish I would have done that on my...

Works great, wish I would have done that on my DR455. Got my resistor (was a five pack) from Radio Shack for like a $2.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By DisTech
The right side was not like that when I took the...

The right side was not like that when I took the tank off to start, but when I was putting the new lines and QD on, the throttle cable ended up like that several times. Hmmmm... Thanks for the info!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By DisTech
DisTech's R1100GS

My '99 R11GS was being a real pain to start. If I did get it started it would run very rough at low rpm then rev like crazy over 3500 rpm or so. After a some searching I finally found Afrodog's post...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
So my brother in-law is on the DR455 (performing...

So my brother in-law is on the DR455 (performing excellent!) and I follow him over this berm that has a sign next to it, "TRAIL OPEN". What kind of trail it does not say! It was an awesome mix of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 240,081
Posted By DisTech
Starting the bike hot with the FCR Hot Start...

Starting the bike hot with the FCR Hot Start pulled is usually one kick, without it pulled it's multiple kicks (didn't do it much because the Hot Start works so well).

Pablo, I get the motivation...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 240,081
Posted By DisTech
Memorial day weekend plan was to haul a couple...

Memorial day weekend plan was to haul a couple bikes over to my sisters and ride around in the hills. So first thing Saturday morning got up and decided to check the ring gap on the DR455! :norton
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Clutch

Barnett Clutch kit from ProCycle.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/clutch_01.jpg

Lay her down and open her up!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/clutch_02.jpg

EBC left, Barnett right. All I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
So Dynamat is not a foam at all? Makes sense why...

So Dynamat is not a foam at all? Makes sense why I couldn't find info on open or closed cell then. It looks easier and I bet works better than the bedliner stuff. Thanks, I'll try it on the next...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Thanks for the ideas guys. regg, I read in...

Thanks for the ideas guys.

regg, I read in your Anyone had any luck LineXing a skid plate? (http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812353) thread that you used Dynamat Xtreme. So...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Skid plate

Thought I'd try the bedliner trick on the skid plate to see if it actually reduces the engine noise magaphone effect.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/skid_plate_01.jpg

Tape to protect my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By DisTech
+1 Renazco!

+1 Renazco!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Had the F650 windscreen/Buel dual...

Had the F650 windscreen/Buel dual headlights/Sleestak mounted to the triples from my DR650 build thread. Pro; wind protection on the freeway, the cockpit you get for your instrumentation. Con; too...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Break in

With the 14 tooth cs, 70mph used to be a bit buzzy. No longer! The 790 really changes how smooth and powerful the DR feels on the freeway. I love it. :norton

My clutch, however does not love...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
I'm 6'-5", so yea it's pretty tall now. ...

I'm 6'-5", so yea it's pretty tall now.


Yes, calibrated in free air it read 22.4 like it should. 16.8 was just odd because I had just turned the bike off and wheeled in inside. Gonna ride with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Break in

Just got back from the beginning of a Motoman (http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm) break in! Braaww, braaww, braawww! Then it started raining and rush hour traffic was sucking. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

The screen is set more vertical and I like it better.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_24.jpg

Nav tower series is about done. Just have to figure wire/cable routing and then it's 790...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Thanks and thanks for the idea. You'll see in a...

Thanks and thanks for the idea. You'll see in a moment why the seals probably won't work on this project.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

No going back.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_20.jpg

Hrrmm...
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_21.jpg

More vertical?
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_22.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Well aright then! Thanks for the encouragement. And now more nav tower!

Gardgets attached!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_18.jpg

Naked cockpit (that sounds so dirty)!...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

I know everyone is probably sick of the nav tower, but I finally committed to drilling the spacer holes!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_16.jpg

GPS platform....
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Hrrmm... a hand brake would sure be nice.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_15.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
I have a Sargent seat on my R11GS that is pretty...

I have a Sargent seat on my R11GS that is pretty nice, probably equal to Seat Concepts and put a Guts Racing tall foam and cover on the DR455 that is pretty good for the money, but the Renazco on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Yea, figuring out what the top bracket is slow business.

But, hey! Seattle Powder Coating surprised me today when they called and said the headlight frame was done!...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

After some welding & grinding, welding & grinding, welding & grinding and more grinding the headlight frame is the shape I want it to be.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_12.jpg

Side...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Thanks guys. Thanks for the offer Greg. I have the correct connectors it's just the temporary splice where I used the crimp-on spades. When I know the actual length the pigtail needs to be they...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Custom tubing bender mandrel cutting jig!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_04.jpg

Tubing bender in action, start with unbent tube.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_05.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Given the lack of tools I have for bending metal, I'm pretty happy with how symmetrical the brackets turned out.
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_03.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
Nav tower

Mock-up!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_01.jpg

Proceed to fabrication!
http://tiltpen.net/DR790/800x600/nav_tower_02.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,889
Posted By DisTech
DRZ400 key switch

The DRZ400 switch has four connectors and the DR650 has six. From the wiring diagrams you can see that the switches do the same thing (even same wire colors) except the DRZ does not have the O/Y &...
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