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Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By oo7alfa
My 91 Dr350 is really easy to get started, I...

My 91 Dr350 is really easy to get started, I wouldn't let that stop me from purchasing. If it is tough to start then there are just a few problems it could be and all are pretty simple fixes. Once...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
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Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Which one is the dog gear? The 2 gears that...

Which one is the dog gear? The 2 gears that interact with each other that the shift drum bolt holds in place were fine. Are you refering to something different?
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Well dammit, I've completed the Shift Drum Bolt...

Well dammit, I've completed the Shift Drum Bolt job and gotten everything back together and wouldn't you know it, I have the same lurching and jerking in 6th gear that was there prior to the job. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Well, no luck. I took the Magneto cover off,...

Well, no luck. I took the Magneto cover off, don't see how it could have ever gotten in there at all, and obviously, it was not in there. The only other possibility is that it went down in the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Ok, another question. When I replace the shift...

Ok, another question. When I replace the shift drum bolt, should it sit flush on top of the little "hand shaped" gear. I just test fit mine and it had about a 1/32 gap after I snugged it down to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Wow! That's looks really familiar right now! ...

Wow! That's looks really familiar right now! Only difference is that mine is still standing upright. I even have the same cardboard set up witht the bolts. And the 2 bolts that hold the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25,671
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Posted By oo7alfa
Yup, that's it!

Yup, that's it!
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 12:23 PM
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Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Well, after talking with Jesse for a bit(great...

Well, after talking with Jesse for a bit(great guy BTW), I've got some parts on order. i've taken out the clutch basket et al, and still no bolt. Any suggestions? I used a pencil magnet down in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Thanks guys, while you all were answering I did...

Thanks guys, while you all were answering I did the obvious, and searched. Ran to the parts store and borrowed a puller and off it came, slicker than snot!

bikepilot, no these do not use a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Hey guys, I have an urgent question. I am in the...

Hey guys, I have an urgent question. I am in the middle of getting to my shift drum bolt and have everything unbolted, but I can't figure out how to get the kick starter completely off it's shaft. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Was yours still operable after the bolt broke, or...

Was yours still operable after the bolt broke, or did it not shift at all?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
I posted this a couple weeks ago, but didn't get...

I posted this a couple weeks ago, but didn't get any response. I was hoping someone might be able to shed some light on my problem. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Hope you all can help me out. My 91 DR350 is...

Hope you all can help me out. My 91 DR350 is experiencing a problem. Whenever I get into 6th gear, the bike seems to lurch and jerk quite a bit. Once in awhile it will kick out of gear(only in 6th)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Wow! You are the man! Thanks for all your...

Wow! You are the man! Thanks for all your help.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
How do I remove that O ring #1. I did not remove...

How do I remove that O ring #1. I did not remove that when cleaning, and I knew there must be a way to remove the brass fitting, but I didn't want to force it and break something.

I did turn in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Here is some video of it at idle. Give me your...

Here is some video of it at idle. Give me your thoughts.
View My Video (http://tinypic.com/r/20hu1dd/3)
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
I did just adjust the valves about 300 miles ago...

I did just adjust the valves about 300 miles ago and check the air filter. I will say, the exhaust is creating a bit of Black residue on my rear fender. The spark plug looked good when I replaced...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
OK, I pulled it apart again last night and...

OK, I pulled it apart again last night and recleaned it again and ensure the pilot jet was clear, it is stock at 37.5. I had capped off the vacuum line on the top starboard side when I switched out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
OK, so I figured out that someone put i a 140...

OK, so I figured out that someone put i a 140 main jet, stock is 132.5, but the airbox has not been opened and it has a stock exhaust. Do I need to replace it with a 132.5 to get it to run...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
You might also check yout front sproket to see if...

You might also check yout front sproket to see if they replaced it with a smaller one for mainly off road use. That seems to be part of my problem, as I am only getting about 44mpg also. Mine is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Is it the one pictured just below and to the...

Is it the one pictured just below and to the right of the Main Jet, still in place? If so, yes, I did remove and clean it.
http://i29.tinypic.com/2iks5qv.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Well, I did what you suggest last night, and the...

Well, I did what you suggest last night, and the flow is very good and nothing unusual in the fuel. I cleaned out the carb and put everything back together. It starts easily right away and runs at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Thank you. I actually have already replaced my...

Thank you. I actually have already replaced my Petcock with a brand new one from a Yamaha Raptor and it has been working perfectly, at least for a few hundred miles. I was thinking about possible...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Thank you for the concern. I may have overstated...

Thank you for the concern. I may have overstated my inexperience. As I said, I have taken apart a few carbs and was able to get them clean and back together and running, with no manual at all. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
More pictures: ...

More pictures:
http://i31.tinypic.com/2qd7w5v.jpg

http://i30.tinypic.com/339lor5.jpg

http://i32.tinypic.com/f07if.jpg

http://i31.tinypic.com/2cr14jr.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,584
Posted By oo7alfa
Anatomy of a DR350 carb. Video added page 2

I just got done tearing my carb apart on my DR350 to clean it and took pictures all the way along so I would remember how to put it back together. I got to thinking that maybe these might come in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 256,748
Posted By oo7alfa
Took me to see the boats. ...

Took me to see the boats.


http://i42.tinypic.com/10xsj7p.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
Are you sure you even have a battery?...

Are you sure you even have a battery? 91's(including mine) had no battery, only a capacitor in the spot where a battery would go. You do not need a battery to start. 1st thing I would do is bypass...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By oo7alfa
I was wondering about that. I'm running about...

I was wondering about that. I'm running about 7000 rpm at 60 mph. I was curious about how people thought this bike was OK on the highway! I haven't been on the highway yet, due to the non DOT...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By oo7alfa
hhhmmm...guess it's time to look for a 15 front.

hhhmmm...guess it's time to look for a 15 front.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By oo7alfa
Gearing is 13:43

Gearing is 13:43
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By oo7alfa
The nut between the handlebars and seat is...

The nut between the handlebars and seat is definitely loose, but I don't think that is affecting the fuel milage!

The miles are, so far, 100% road miles, no off road whatsoever(yet). I am...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By oo7alfa
MPG not great, what to check first?

I've got a 91 DR350 and I am geting about 40 mpg. Everything is stock as far as air box, jetting and exhaust. I recently set the valve clearances and am pretty confident they are within spec. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By oo7alfa
Gas in the oil! That's right, I forgot that one....

Gas in the oil! That's right, I forgot that one. When I first got mine, my first thought was that the oil had the consistancy of water.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By oo7alfa
Inconsistancy. That is the word to use. One day...

Inconsistancy. That is the word to use. One day it would run perfect, the next it would stall at intersections, the next it would be hard to start. A bad petcock is like a box of chocolates...you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25,671
Views: 3,071,581
Posted By oo7alfa
I created a seperate post for this anatomy of a...

I created a seperate post for this anatomy of a failed petcock, but figured I would place the pics in here as well, seeing as this may help new guys more in the future. Anyways, here it is, I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By oo7alfa
Anatomy of a wasted vacuum petcock.

Just thought some would like to see what a failed vacuum petcock from a '91 DR350 looks like. It did give me problems. I just got done replacing it with a Yamaha Raptor 660 petcock, it was simple...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 97,178
Views: 18,385,985
Posted By oo7alfa
Is the sound a Pop, or more of a pphhffttt? My...

Is the sound a Pop, or more of a pphhffttt? My DR350 was doing something very similar and it turned out being an air leak in the exhaust manifold causing the engine to die. It would be sitting...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By oo7alfa
Thanks, it's made out of polycarbonate. I just...

Thanks, it's made out of polycarbonate. I just so hapen to have a friend who makes windshields for drag racing cars. He has some heat bars that mount on his work bench which allow the really...
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