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Forum: Vendors 06-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,903
Posted By Jay
Picture of mount system?

Bumot, can you post a picture of the mount system between the panniers and the rack? I can't see that in any of your web site pictures. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 243,767
Posted By Jay
Seat Concepts web address

I've tried www.seatconcepts.com and I get one of those aggregator sites that tries to spoof me.

Did they go out of business suddenly? Is there server done for the weekend?
Inquiring minds need...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 243,767
Posted By Jay
Seat Concepts Web Address?

I cannot find the web site for Seat Concepts. Can someone please post the actual link. I need a fix for my DR350S.
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Bike Lifts / Stands

My tired old back doesn't lift bikes onto chairs anymore, so...

Cycle Gear has two or three foot operated lifts and stands for about $75 to $100. Simple and effective. Be sure to zip tie the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Cable...

Pull the speedo cable and make sure it is all one piece. I'll bet one end is hanging by a thread.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,464
Posted By Jay
Belts are good things

I have worn a kidney belt for 30 years. I wear one every time I ride. It supports the back and lessens fatigue.

Gold Belts are simple but good but older ones didn't have enough velcro.

Look...
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 584,118
Posted By Jay
BMW F650GS with Sputnik for Sale

Folks,
Please see the Flea Market for this bike for sale. Look for "2001 BMW F650GS Dakar with Sputnik Sidecar" (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=743897)
Jay :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Try Bolt Depot

Try www.BoltDepot.com . They have most everything online.
Or try a Fastenal store.
Or try a Grainger Supply store.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Steens Mountain Trip

After reading MadChap's RR last year, I felt I must go see Steens Mountain near Frenchglen, Oregon. I did so last week. The following is copied from my blog at www.redbearrides.blogspot.com. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Snow

Dirt, I am not sure about Colorado, but my wife called Lassen Park, CA today to ask about her reservations for mid July. They said forget it, the North Summit Lake campground could still be 5 feet...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Wink Wheel Weights

Nibis: Thanks so much. I love the reusable cylindrical ones from No-mar or the Ebay guy. Just what I was looking for. The flat steel stick-on ones just did not seem like they would fit on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Question Wheel balancing weights?

I am looking for a little advice on wheel balancing. I need extra weight on one side and would love to have a traditional lead weight that clamps around the spoke. Of course here in "greenie"...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Check the steering head bearings

Ryan,

I have a 200 DRZ400S that from new always gave me the spooks when over 50 mph on pavement. I finally discovered that the steering head bearings were loose enough so that when I held the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Rack Sales

I think Mike is running a racket on these racks. At least they come in pairs! :rofl :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Octane and BTUs - Confusion

Fair disclosure: I am a former Chevron engineer. :evil

I have to chime in here. Sorry I am a few days late - I just got back from Soldier Meadows in Nevada, awesome riding and great food.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Excel file of Handlebar data

For easier reading, here is an Excel file parsed into columns. :wink:

Oops, .xls files not allowed. If you want it send me a note. :y0!
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Loctite on tanks

Gadget,
On the Clark tank the inserts are square, so I don't think they will spin in the plastic. Only the two inserts for the cross-brace are round. I did the screws for the c-clips on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Clark Tank Install

JR,
Thanks for the advice. I think I will do as you say and cap the vacuum line at the carb until I get a longer piece of hose. Also I'll cap the vent at the evap system for now. That gives me...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Clare Tank Install Advice

Gents, I have had a 2000 DRZ400S since new, but put few miles on it (long story). I will be using it for a trip to Soldier Meadows, NV this week. I have not watched this thread much lately.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Colby, nice looking bike and pretty trails. Did...

Colby, nice looking bike and pretty trails. Did you get the backwoods accessory that Suzuki didn't advertise very well? That would be a 14 inch chain saw. Would seem mandatory where you ride. ...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 21,052
Posted By Jay
BBQ rack available

jungleplant:

Email me with an address. I have a non-used BBQ rack I bought in preparation for getting a DR650. Maybe we can get together to pass it off.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
DR350 Seat Rebuild, redux

mrphotoman, take a look at my posts #5774 and #5782. I rebuilt my original seat using a carving knife and then again with the GUTS high soft foam and a GUTS new cover. It ain't pretty but it is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
AMA Membership vs. Sierra Sumpthin

Last night in Richmond, CA city council voted down a proposed Indian casino for Pt. Molate. That is out by the Chevron refinery and the Richmond bridge.

One of the groups that had supported the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
AMA Membership is Essential

Ag_Streak,

You have nailed the REAL reasons for being an AMA member. AMA is maybe the best way to be a voice to ensure our future rights to ride and countryside to ride in. More members means...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
1057 Bulb

A 1057 should be the same in any brand. Single contact in center. Should be available in most auto parts stores.

For more info than you wanted, here is a page of specs and cross-references....
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Mirror Tightening?

Does anybody have an exploded view of this mirror joint just below the mirror. The note from "thinairflyer" says to slide the rubber sleeve down, but the sleeve is made of aluminum and as far as I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Slow Starting - redux

Straightcut, thanks for that advice. I knew the tensioner was in the way but was hoping to avoid the other stuff. Oh well....

I put a good charge on the battery and it started up. Maybe an...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Cry Slow Starting - followup - How to remove starter motor?

So here I am two days before leaving for a week in Death Valley. And the bike won't start. The starter barely turns. I checked voltages and it seemed like the starter relay may be bad, so I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Slow Starting

Thanks, that is a solution I hadn't thought about. There is always more to do....:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Slow Starting

Yes, this is a good description of what mine is doing. I have a new battery and clean terminals.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Wow Jay, you made it to the Bottom! ...

Wow Jay, you made it to the Bottom! Congratulations! :D :norton :ear

Just tonight I was looking fondly at a guided trip put on by MotoQuest for a trip from Chile to Patagonia. They want $10K...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Slow starting problem

Here's a question for the experts:

My 1998 DR350S exhibits slow starting sometimes. By that I mean it turns over slowly the first couple of rotations, then speeds up. But sometimes it seems like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Valve adjust tools

I bought the little wrench first and had a terrible time trying to hold the tappet still. The hole in the wrench has a a little bit of slop. And the length makes it difficult to hold correctly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
Max RPM

Thanks Guys,
I found similar info on Thumpertalk, so I will take your values as correct. I always wondered how hard I could spin it, but without a tach I was never sure. Also I was never sure how...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24,171
Views: 4,132,644
Posted By Jay
DRZ400S max rpm?

I have never seen anyone list the maximum rpm for the DRZ400S. Does anyone know? Or do people just wait for the rev limiter to shut them down. I am trying to figure out road speeds versus rpm.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Ditch the white filter!

Jenn, go buy an inline filter that looks like this.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14487251&postcount=11
Then remove the little white one in the carb intake and throw it away.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Tubliss Failure

BergDonk,

Thanks for the pictures. That helps explain it. How much pressure were you running in the HP tube? On second look, how is it that the two bead wires on the left, by the blue handled...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Fishy Oil?

Oh crap, now we'll have to start discussing whether bass oil or salmon oil is the best to keep the clutch from slipping!
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 98,586
Views: 18,794,073
Posted By Jay
Tubliss?

BergDonk, any idea why the wire bead failed? Maybe a defect? Did you send it back for analysis? Any results?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26,199
Views: 3,179,032
Posted By Jay
Wow, great info for fork swappers!

The two key pieces of info that most people need to help decide on fork swaps. Thanks so much!

If you use Firefox, it is easy to find your bike model. Just click on Edit - Find and enter DR-350...
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