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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:24 PM
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Posted By markk900
One of the nice things about the Kenda TMIIs is...

One of the nice things about the Kenda TMIIs is that they are 6 ply - I have run some inadvertently low pressures and no issue with popping (or pooping) the bead.....in fact, getting the rear tire ON...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:35 AM
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Posted By markk900
While I agree with SloMo, I will share my...

While I agree with SloMo, I will share my experience: I do not run rim locks and have run pressures ranging from 10-12 for true off road to normal pressures (25 or so) on the street, using Kenda...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By markk900
So it starts and idles, but won't go unless WOT? ...

So it starts and idles, but won't go unless WOT? Then letting it idle for a while clears the problem?

I don't think its only the pilot jet, though I think Anonawesome is on to something with...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By markk900
Would you believe.....yes.....

Would you believe.....yes.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By markk900
Check grounds on starter etc, but power goes from...

Check grounds on starter etc, but power goes from Yellow/Green on starter button through Clutch switch (still Yellow/green) then to side stand relay. relay switches voltage to Yellow/Black that goes...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 04:09 AM
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Posted By markk900
Should be +12V switched power - Brown is...

Should be +12V switched power - Brown is taillight and Bl/Wh is ground. Note in normal circumstances that is powered when key is On or Park, but not Off.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By markk900
I think its normal - I've had the same problem...

I think its normal - I've had the same problem with the stock throttle and with the replacement billet throttle tube. Stock throttle tube has the grip glued on (probably for liability reasons) but I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By markk900
First thing I'd check is the bulb/socket, and...

First thing I'd check is the bulb/socket, and then I'd check the ground wire (Black/White tracer) - strange things happen when the ground is flaky.

When the bike is running, do the instrument...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By markk900
Was it stuck and you were trying to remove it, or...

Was it stuck and you were trying to remove it, or were you putting it back and over-torqued it?

reason I ask is that if its the latter, you may be able to get at the remaining shaft by removing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 04:22 AM
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Posted By markk900
I suspect, given the Hot Springs shield and the...

I suspect, given the Hot Springs shield and the pop can achieve exactly the same effect, that "better" refers to cheaper. :D

Personally, if I am going to carry bags more often I think I would go...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 05:01 PM
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Posted By markk900
Here it is in all its hillbilly glory.... ...

Here it is in all its hillbilly glory....

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa224/markk900/1995%20DR350/064_zps7f4287c2.jpg

I did it originally in a rush as I had a bag pressing against the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By markk900
Thanks to someone here on the forum I avoided the...

Thanks to someone here on the forum I avoided the melt by crushing a pop can and wiring in between the side panel and the muffler, using the spot those rubber buttons were originally installed. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By markk900
I normally don't have an issue - lay the...

I normally don't have an issue - lay the diaphragm on the top and position the cover over it. What problem are you having - cover slipping out ?
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By markk900
I've run mine for many miles on and off road and...

I've run mine for many miles on and off road and never noticed any issue - no rubbing, no centering required. Then again I don't have/use a chain line guide so for all I know it is badly out of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By markk900
I measured my spare at 6 3/8".

I measured my spare at 6 3/8".
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By markk900
Cool reuse of stock parts, but in my part of the...

Cool reuse of stock parts, but in my part of the world I would lose the white light over the plate which is a no-no. I bolted the plate to the fender and replaced the lens with a spare for a 78...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:14 AM
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Posted By markk900
Running an 80/100x21 front, 120/100x18 rear. 120...

Running an 80/100x21 front, 120/100x18 rear. 120 is a good size for the bike - the 110 is a little small. Be prepared - they are noisy on the road! Louder than the open airbox. Its the one thing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By markk900
I use a 12 for off road (was with a 43 rear). ...

I use a 12 for off road (was with a 43 rear). Carry it in my fanny pack for quick changes. While its tempting to go smaller I am actually uncomfortable with the 12 - lots of wear with such a tight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By markk900
yes thanks - I just recently raised my gearing...

yes thanks - I just recently raised my gearing and so I must have crossed that threshold of clutch strength - may just buy the cheaper EBC kit for the 3 springs.

On the bolt, the recent hard...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:28 AM
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Posted By markk900
Since we've drifted to clutch talk, I have a...

Since we've drifted to clutch talk, I have a question. I am just starting to experience a bit of clutch slip, usually under load in 5th or 6th (ie. half throttle to WFO causes some slip, as does any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 06:43 PM
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Posted By markk900
You're probably right....the one I am thinking of...

You're probably right....the one I am thinking of (and have ridden) was pretty much a true enduro that was plated as opposed to a dual sport bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By markk900
the WR is great if you a) enjoy maintenance and...

the WR is great if you a) enjoy maintenance and b) are a 90% serious off roader - in that situation the bike is a joy to ride. If you expect to ride any street at all then you are better off with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By markk900
+1 - much easier to get the remains out now.... ...

+1 - much easier to get the remains out now....

The reason for the bolt (not that anyone ever does this) is that if the bike has been sitting for a while, and you've neglected that oil leak, you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By markk900
I`m feelin`ya man! If I was anywhere close I`d...

I`m feelin`ya man! If I was anywhere close I`d take you out for a beer (or stronger), pat you on the back, and say "Been there, done that, got the T-Shirt".
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By markk900
Thanks mwilliamshs. Will look forward to...

Thanks mwilliamshs. Will look forward to anything you have. I followed a similar approach but perhaps didn't go far enough. I did locate a wide range of larger sprockets (up to something like...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By markk900
Sorry to be crude, but that line seems to be true...

Sorry to be crude, but that line seems to be true in so many situations....:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By markk900
Thanks but I did do extensive online research and...

Thanks but I did do extensive online research and this one won't actually fit (AFAIK, cush drive was 94/95 SE only).



Unfortunately, because of the two year different part for the 94/95 SE very...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By markk900
Sprockets for Cush Drive hubs

Anyone had luck finding smaller than stock (41T) sprockets for the cush drive hubs? I put a stock size back on recently (moved down from a 43T) but cannot find anything smaller to reduce revs on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By markk900
Any reason for a gauge vs. something like these...

Any reason for a gauge vs. something like these stick on temp strips?
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By markk900
Front and rear sag should be about 1/3 of...

Front and rear sag should be about 1/3 of available travel measured from topped out to you sitting on bike with gear on and tank full. Say 90-100mm?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By markk900
Depends on what you mean by better....if you are...

Depends on what you mean by better....if you are doing 45mph flat out in 6th and want to go faster, then yes.....if you are already doing 80mph flat out and want to go 90mph then "not gonna happen"!...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:08 AM
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Posted By markk900
D'OH! I've had the rear wheel off dozens of...

D'OH! I've had the rear wheel off dozens of times (sprocket changes, tire changes, etc) and never even thought of taking the pins out and sliding straight back!

Getting the wheel out by pulling...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By markk900
Hi Josef: sounds promising - the owner sounds...

Hi Josef: sounds promising - the owner sounds like he just didn't bother to maintain it for a number of years, and it gradually got to where the bike is not starting. Could be more trouble than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By markk900
If your phone is like mine then you will go blind...

If your phone is like mine then you will go blind before it will be helpful! :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By markk900
Sounding distinctly like the kill switch circuit...

Sounding distinctly like the kill switch circuit engaged. Entire kill switch circuit is completed by grounding the black/yellow wire at various points. Try disconnecting the black/yellow at the CDI...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By markk900
Yes, but it isn't easy - lots of twisting and...

Yes, but it isn't easy - lots of twisting and cursing seem to help....and don't try this when working in an unheated garage - the rubber gets almost inflexible! Don't ask how this Canadian knows.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:26 AM
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Posted By markk900
Duct tape suggestions are great, but I suspect if...

Duct tape suggestions are great, but I suspect if you have a cut airbox you don't have stock jetting... You're probably going to have to check anyway!
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By markk900
When off road I love technical trails as I...

When off road I love technical trails as I started my off roading "career" on a Bultaco Sherpa T something like 33 years ago. I ran 12/43 gearing for single track (which is only just slightly lower...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 04:47 AM
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Posted By markk900
OK, there *are* a lot of nuts and bolts on the...

OK, there *are* a lot of nuts and bolts on the DR, but to be fair the tank is held on with 2 small bolts at the back and rubber lugs at the front, at least on my SE - so not that different from the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By markk900
http://www.electrexworld.co.uk/cgi-bin/sh000001.pl...

http://www.electrexworld.co.uk/cgi-bin/sh000001.pl?REFPAGE=http%3a%2f%2fwww.electrexworld.co.uk%2f&WD=dr350&PN=RR73.html%23aRR73#aRR73

I have bought from these guys before - good product (I have 2...
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