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Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I'd say maybe $900 tops. 12K miles isn't high...

I'd say maybe $900 tops.
12K miles isn't high mileage but it's not exactly low either.
I bought my '91 in the month of October for $550 (asking price was $1,000) with less than 3K miles on it and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If you twist the throttle and it responds like...

If you twist the throttle and it responds like the cable is made from a rubber band you have the stock S/SE model CV carb. :lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I've never owned a black Clarke tank but they...

I've never owned a black Clarke tank but they certainly build a great tank for the DR.
I have the white one and it's a fantastic tank.

The IMS is the best built of the three imo but unfortunately...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If it's cheaper, buy it from Pro-Cycle and keep...

If it's cheaper, buy it from Pro-Cycle and keep the small company's in business.
Trail Tech has great customer support and I don't think it makes a big difference where you bought their product.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Tick-over ='s at idle :evil Sounds like the...

Tick-over ='s at idle :evil

Sounds like the pilot circuit could be a bit rich.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
The "T" denotes the year of the bike. T='s 1996 ...

The "T" denotes the year of the bike. T='s 1996

'90 L
'91 M
'92 N
'93 P
'94 R
'95 S
'96 T
'97 V
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2012, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If it wont stay out out on it's own it's worn...

If it wont stay out out on it's own it's worn out. It should have three positions. In, half way out and full out.
I don't know if Kientech or Pro-Cycle sell the replacement parts but any of the big...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2012, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
You have a Mikuni BST carb. Pull the carb off...

You have a Mikuni BST carb.
Pull the carb off and screw a sheet metal screw in the fuel screw cap. If there's no pin hole in your cap you'll have to drill a very small starter hole.
When the screw...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2012, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Is it the S model or the dirt model? Dirt...

Is it the S model or the dirt model?

Dirt models came with a Mikuni TM31-SS Almost impossible to find these days.
S models came with a Mikuni BST31 or BST33. There is a discrepancy as to which...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
And I get funny looks from the youngster's when...

And I get funny looks from the youngster's when I go around a washout rather than rip through it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
The decomp lever lever pops out on it's own at...

The decomp lever lever pops out on it's own at TDC.


You may want to give it 5 or 10 kicks while holding the lever in before you start the engine. Especially if it's been sitting in single...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If the de-compression lever will not stay in...

If the de-compression lever will not stay in before kicking it over then the valves are most likely pretty far out of adjustment.
This should be addressed right away.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
http://images.ibsrv.net/ibsrv/res/src:forums.corve...

http://images.ibsrv.net/ibsrv/res/src:forums.corvetteforum.com/get/images/smilies/iagree.gif I've seen the results a couple of times myself.
Makes a hell of a mess out of the side case.
Not a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I think the weather stripping is a bad idea in...

I think the weather stripping is a bad idea in this case.
You don't want any unfiltered air getting to the carb/engine which means you need a stiff firm fit just like the factory fit. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I dont have a picture but the bushing is round,...

I dont have a picture but the bushing is round, both ID and OD.

If I recall the ID is 2 inches. The bushing is made of gray PVC, perhaps SCH35, SCH40 or Direct Burial pipe.
It probably a common...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Did you blow the oil lines out with air? ...

Did you blow the oil lines out with air?

Just go for a short ride and save the oil you drain. Dilute it a little with kerosene or diesel fuel and pour it through a paint cup filter since a magnet...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I'd say Judas nailed that one. RTV is supposed...

I'd say Judas nailed that one.
RTV is supposed to be applied less than paper thin. Any more than that and you will most likely have problems.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Have you owned it since it was new?

Have you owned it since it was new?
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I honestly doubt it's heat related. Of all the...

I honestly doubt it's heat related.
Of all the DR's I've come across in the last 20 years I only saw a couple that had the oil cooler option.
These engines are near indestructible if maintained...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Yeah, a flow mod rings a bell but I cant recall...

Yeah, a flow mod rings a bell but I cant recall what it is or where I read about it.
I have owned 5 DR's over the last twenty years (four 350's and one 250) and never had a single top end issue.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I'm not sure what you mean by "the step is a wear...

I'm not sure what you mean by "the step is a wear mark rather than by design." but even a new slide will have a bit of a taper on the outer wings (for lack of a better word) that ride up and down in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2011, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Fantastic seat and well worth the $160. I have...

Fantastic seat and well worth the $160.
I have one on my DR350 and I no longer let my a$$ dictate when I need to stop and get off the bike :lol3

I chose the carbon fiber covering. The gripper...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Perhaps someone installed Kouba Links. Take a...

Perhaps someone installed Kouba Links. Take a quick look at the links on the bottom of the shock.
Kouba lowering links are the most common and they will be gold in color with the Name "Kouba Link"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2011, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Hiflo HF136 or K&N #136 Hiflo is about $4...

Hiflo HF136 or K&N #136
Hiflo is about $4 local. Been using them for many years with no issues.
Never tried the K&N so I can't comment on them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I agree with Straight cut, from my experience...

I agree with Straight cut, from my experience with DR's it's a common noise.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
The top shock bolt will be tight against the...

The top shock bolt will be tight against the frame as it comes out of the shock but it will clear. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Just remove the airbox and it will come out from...

Just remove the airbox and it will come out from the top.
Much easier.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I've always balanced my DR's front wheels while...

I've always balanced my DR's front wheels while they're still mounted on the bike.
I remove the speedo cable and the brake caliper and the wheel turns freely.

I just balanced my '91 350 front...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2011, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
How's your battery? A bad battery can cause the...

How's your battery?
A bad battery can cause the gauges, indicator lights, tach, etc: to do weird things.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If you really want to get technical then lets...

If you really want to get technical then lets call it what it is. It's called a "ring"
Part # 13382-42A00 ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Be sure that the big plastic washer (# 3) is...

Be sure that the big plastic washer (# 3) is present and in the correct position as well.
It lays on top of the clip and the spring sits on top of it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2011, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
I'd wish you good luck but I doubt you'll need...

I'd wish you good luck but I doubt you'll need it.
If the engine is good that bike should sell very fast at that price.
I love the DR350 kickers and the $200 Clarke tank is the best of all of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2011, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Mr Cycle's fiche...

Mr Cycle's fiche (http://www.mrcycles.com/fiche_section_detail.asp?section=84082&category=Motorcycles&make=SUZUKI&year=1990&fveh=1910) says the bolt is 8x14. Part # 16 on the diagram.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Please enlighten us on how you replace the slide...

Please enlighten us on how you replace the slide channel on the front end of the carb without replacing the entire carb body. :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Nothing to be afraid of. You already have an...

Nothing to be afraid of. You already have an extended fuel screw and the idle adjustment is the big thumb screw on the left side of the carb.

Just be sure to make your adjustments when the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
The port with the arrow needs to be capped off. ...

The port with the arrow needs to be capped off.
It will idle rough and draw in dirt with it open.

It may idle higher or worse after you cap it but that's only because it's been tuned to run with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2011, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Mount the carb to the engine first.

Mount the carb to the engine first.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2011, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
You will need an 8mm box wrench as well I...

You will need an 8mm box wrench as well
I always set my valves on the loose end of the specs.
1994-1999- Auto decomp (electric start models)
Intake: 0.002 - 0.004 (inches)
Exhaust: 0.007 -...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2011, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
If Jesse sent you the correct parts then it will...

If Jesse sent you the correct parts then it will fit.
Make sure the boots are warm (a hair dryer will work) and put a little bit of motor oil on the inside if the boots so the carb will slide on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2011, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Bob Onit
Looks similar. I think you need to get both...

Looks similar. I think you need to get both pieces (spacer and intake boot) from Jesse to end up with the proper spacing to fit the carb in the E-start models.

What bike did the intake boot that...
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