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Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15,249
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Posted By rowie
90 and 91 are the same. 90:...

90 and 91 are the same.

90: http://www.mickhone.com.au/partFinder/fiche/1153893

91: http://www.mickhone.com.au/partFinder/fiche/1155510

This shows how the brackets mount.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 214,223
Posted By rowie
Would Cryogenic hardening of the standard gears...

Would Cryogenic hardening of the standard gears be worthwhile?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryogenic_hardening
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
The only bolt on exhaust that's readily available...

The only bolt on exhaust that's readily available would be a Marving from Europe. wemoto.com in the UK would have the best price and shipping rate.
If you have a local exhaust shop, they can...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 531,291
Posted By rowie
I thought it was a recent find. Turns out it was...

I thought it was a recent find. Turns out it was found in January 2014 and the asking price was $38,490
...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 531,291
Posted By rowie
I wonder what this is worth? ...

I wonder what this is worth?

http://m.izismile.com/2015/05/27/a_30_year_old_bike_that_is_still_12_pics.html
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
Cam chain maybe?

Cam chain maybe?
Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
Pre 96 models had a seal retainer. Mr. Suzuki...

Pre 96 models had a seal retainer. Mr. Suzuki must have ditched it to save some weight :rofl

http://www.mickhone.com.au/image/60/fiche/4/9985_24478.png
Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
Their linkage and swingarm bearings are shite. I...

Their linkage and swingarm bearings are shite. I would not trust their wheel bearings.
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Will do Charlie. Don't want to :muutt again :D

Will do Charlie. Don't want to :muutt again :D
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Bugger, better carry a bit more then :1drink

Bugger, better carry a bit more then :1drink
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
:y0! Count me in. Got to use up some long service...

:y0! Count me in. Got to use up some long service leave :D



I'm doing Proserpine - Collinsville - Burdekin Dam - Mt. Coolon - Nebo - Mt. Britton - Eungella Dam - Proserpine this coming weekend...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
I've purchased a lot of stuff from Mick Hone in...

I've purchased a lot of stuff from Mick Hone in Melbourne

http://www.mickhone.com.au/

If parts are not in stock but are available from Suzuki Australia, they get them next day. If they come...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
Check the chain alignment (running parallel with...

Check the chain alignment (running parallel with the sprockets). There are 2 notches difference in the adjusters on my bike, even with new bearings in the swing arm pivot and wheel.
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,128
Posted By rowie
I searched for BMW pivot foot pegs ...

I searched for BMW pivot foot pegs

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/271750249792

Knock offs or the real thing?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
Keihin FCR-39 MX. I have one on my 90 model. I...

Keihin FCR-39 MX. I have one on my 90 model. I give it 3 priming kicks with the de-compression and choke on, a couple of throttle squirts, go to tdc, then kick it in the guts. Hot or cold, 90% of the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 531,291
Posted By rowie
Dunno mate. He has another ad for the same bike,...

Dunno mate. He has another ad for the same bike, except the seller name is Frank, and this one is Steve. Does sound a bit suss.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 531,291
Posted By rowie
The photo that shows said pipe, is on a...

The photo that shows said pipe, is on a completely different bike :D
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 531,291
Posted By rowie
Electric leg XL600

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/metford/motorcycles/honda-xl600-rmg-lams-approved-/1065757632
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
Seat base dimensions

Guys,

I'm in need of the Seat base dimensions from a 92 to 95 model. Seat Concepts has a foam and cover kit available for them and I want to see if the foam will fit my 90 model base.

Thanks,...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
Very much. Thanks BergDonk. The seat pan on the...

Very much. Thanks BergDonk. The seat pan on the 90 and 91 models is bent like a banana, and 92 - 95 is similar to 96+. Length wise it would work, but the width would not. Mine is 230mm wide at the...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
Seat base dimensions

Blokes,

If someone has their seat off (or a spare one lying around) could you measure the base for me please. I would like to know the length from the rear most point to the centre of the curve at...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,974
Views: 195,069
Posted By rowie
YEIS - Yamaha Energy Induction System. Supposedly...

YEIS - Yamaha Energy Induction System. Supposedly filled with air/fuel mix that was instantly available when the throttle was opened. Um, yeah, OK then :lol3 I don't know how a bottle that had...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,866
Posted By rowie
Save your money. It's pretty useless. I stripped...

Save your money. It's pretty useless. I stripped the previous owner applied paint off my DR650RS panels with the brush on stripper. The paint Suzuki used must be a special formula that fends off...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,652
Posted By rowie
Very nice Eric. Too flash to get dirty :D The...

Very nice Eric. Too flash to get dirty :D The tail light on that model is the same as used on the DR650RS, in case you can't get a replacement or whatever.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By rowie
YZF400 Front end conversion

I picked up a '99 YZF400 rolling chassis and the front end is not required. Are they commonly used as a conversion onto ADV bikes? Thought I would offer it cheap to an inmate before flogging it off...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By rowie
If this happens to their steering bearings, I...

If this happens to their steering bearings, I would hate to use them in the wheels. It is not worn: Just poorly made

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/davidrowe/bearing.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
The early models came from the factory with a...

The early models came from the factory with a seal retainer. Item no. 32 here:

http://cdn.partzilla.com/diagram/suzuki/09/73/0016.png
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
They are special bolts. The head breaks off when...

They are special bolts. The head breaks off when they get to a specific tightness.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 506,712
Posted By rowie
OEM, Twin Air and maybe K&N. Post 96 wont fit

OEM, Twin Air and maybe K&N. Post 96 wont fit
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,892,252
Posted By rowie
Thanks for your input Ladder. I was able to fully...

Thanks for your input Ladder. I was able to fully compress one of the forks until it stopped and there is 285mm of travel, which gives me an extra 3mm of tyre to frame clearance. :D This is the...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,109,587
Posted By rowie
I have seen a photo somewhere..... Don't know if...

I have seen a photo somewhere..... Don't know if any mounts were changed, but it looked like a simple swap. Adding a larger battery and the starting electrics would be the biggest headache. Carb...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,892,252
Posted By rowie
Thanks for the link. I have been through that...

Thanks for the link. I have been through that thread several times and found only one fork swap that contained sufficient information. He used the complete upside down front end off a KLX250. I went...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,892,252
Posted By rowie
Fork swap

Guys,

I have a 1990 DR650RS and have not been able to find any specific info, so I thought I would ask here because the DR750's and 800's are pretty much the same :D Just wondering if anyone that...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
That sucks Charlie. I stopped to let a ute past...

That sucks Charlie. I stopped to let a ute past and just started moving when I went over. There was a couple camping down stream a bit and the bloke came over to see if I was ok. He helped me walk...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Almost identical Barra :rofl The Turramurra...

Almost identical Barra :rofl The Turramurra crossing is fairly new and had a smooth broom finish. Dickheads! I didn't get a photo though. Picked it up straight away as I didn't feel like kicking the...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Charlie, I wont be able to make it, which has...

Charlie, I wont be able to make it, which has pissed me off a bit. Doing a fork swap and still getting it sorted. It was supposed to be a remove old forks, bolt on new forks and ride. Yeah, right!
...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
I rode Laroona - Ewan Rd and Paluma - Ewan Rd at...

I rode Laroona - Ewan Rd and Paluma - Ewan Rd at Easter. It was new bitumen to a few k's south of the Paluma - Ewan Rd junction. Paluma - Ewan Rd is basically a rough single lane road through the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,892,252
Posted By rowie
It is still listed on the Suzuki Australia parts...

It is still listed on the Suzuki Australia parts fiche

http://www.mickhone.com.au/find/part/M.96792

Email to confirm if it still available
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Thumb Sounds good Charlie. Getting my suspension sorted...

Sounds good Charlie. Getting my suspension sorted at the moment and trying to justify spending 1100 bucks on a Wilbers shock. 4770 3177 is the number I found. Fairly certain it is the caravan park at...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,001
Posted By rowie
Add a maybe from me. That's if you will let a...

Add a maybe from me. That's if you will let a slow bastard on a 24yo dog rooter tag along :D
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