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Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 235
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Posted By Feelers
Yeah, it does seem like that would be the easier...

Yeah, it does seem like that would be the easier route to go, but I don't have any measurements and kind of doubt the wr250r rotor or stator would fit in the DR engine case. Mounting the WR stator...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,737
Posted By Feelers
Talking Any more thoughts, Luke?

1. It's tough to find good info on permanent magnet alternator design on the web, but it seems that the two primary ways to increase output is with a thicker-fingered stator core and stronger...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,737
Posted By Feelers
Question Options options

So, I've been thinking of doing a rewind or a wye to delta conversion for my DR650 to up the wattage from 200W to somewhere around 300W.

According to the spreadsheet, rewinding, or going from wye...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Cool2 Thanks Guys

oldenuf, thanks for the rundown on the WRR. I didn't realize it had quite so many electronic features. Always running at high RPM doesn't really sound fun. It sounds like a sports bike... I do...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Cool2 Opinions on WR250R

I know this is the DR650 forum, and yes, mine is awesome. It has many mods.

However, we all know things can be improved and I have been thinking of a WR250R for a few reasons. This would be for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
[QUOTE=planemanx15;20785269]I recently Big bored...

[QUOTE=planemanx15;20785269]I recently Big bored my bike. I went for a ride today, and while on the highway it started to make a very loud metal sound and died when I pulled over. I restarted the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Me neither

I'm not having any ethanol related problems in any of my vehicles either and all I do is gently caress the rear wheels a little bit before I drive them... And, it's even free!!!!!!!! :fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Thumb Misconception

There is a misconception that the plug's heat range has to do with the temperature of the spark. It does not. Essentially, a hotter plug has a longer insulator which insulates it from the heat of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
I'm just curious. What benefit does short choppy...

I'm just curious. What benefit does short choppy heat cycles confer that longer heat cycles would not? Also, what changes in the engine as the number of heat cycles goes up?
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Mass loaded vinyl with one side with adhesive is...

Mass loaded vinyl with one side with adhesive is your best bet.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 102,277
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Posted By Feelers
In attempting to raise the bar, I just want to...

In attempting to raise the bar, I just want to point out that his name is Derek... not Eric... :amazon

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By Feelers
I thought the swingarm snapped first and that's...

I thought the swingarm snapped first and that's what caused that crash.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Your command of the English language is...

Your command of the English language is impeccable, sir. :rilla
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
The IMS petcock is fine. It sounds like the bike...

The IMS petcock is fine. It sounds like the bike is surely starving for fuel.

As long as the bike was running fine prior to your IMS tank installation, there are only a few things to look at:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Your descriptions are great! :rofl Since you...

Your descriptions are great! :rofl
Since you know what the petcock is, did you reuse the original petcock, or install a new one?
Also, attempt to blow through the gas cap tube with your mouth and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Thumb +1 When I put pressure on the throttle (closed,...

+1
When I put pressure on the throttle (closed, but a bit of pressure so it's opened just a tiny bit), the decel popping disappears. I'm running at 1350 rpm instead of the recommended 1500, so I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Absolutely! Young or new people always want...

Absolutely! Young or new people always want performance mods, and limit their definition of performance to speed and power because power numbers are easy to compare and brag about. But, real speed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Thumb I used these pieces and it worked great. ...

I used these pieces and it worked great.

18inch long piece of black 3/4inch I.D. pipe threaded on both ends

4inch long piece of black 3/4inch I.D. pipe threaded on both ends

1 90 degree...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Pissed His being stuck at 3k because he needs money for...

His being stuck at 3k because he needs money for hospital bills is stupid. Oh, lets throw in some charity to this poor soul... :puke1

Your being stuck at 2.5k because you need to add 700 dollars...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
I would get this needle: #584310346-G5. I think...

I would get this needle: #584310346-G5. I think that is the right part number for the KTM LC4.... Don't forget the circlip.

Do you have a motorcycle shop nearby? I would keep the stock size...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Absolutely. If I wanted EFI, I would have...

Absolutely.

If I wanted EFI, I would have bought pretty much any other available dual sport and probably the TE-630. For me, EFI on the DR is worth very little.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Awesome! It does make for a lot easier and...

Awesome! It does make for a lot easier and cheaper job with no cleanup. One reason I hated painting with aerosols is because the paint always sucked. I've tried many. Most of the acrylic enamels...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By Feelers
You probably can't use other listed prices...

You probably can't use other listed prices because listing doesn't really mean true value - just what the seller is desiring to get. After negotiating, the actual sale prices are probably averaging...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Thumb Not to be the redneck around here, but I have...

Not to be the redneck around here, but I have done excellent painting work with just spray paint.
I used to HATE HATE HATE painting :topes because I am a perfectionist so I went to all the trouble...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,806
Posted By Feelers
If your tech cannot fix a basic single carb, what...

If your tech cannot fix a basic single carb, what makes you think he can install and tune a new one? I wouldn't be very trusting, though I suppose you don't have much choice.

Any news on whether...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
It's possible that nothing is actually bent. My...

It's possible that nothing is actually bent. My bars were tweaked a lot after a crash as well. Try this before spending money on new stuff. Roll the bike up so the front wheel is next to something...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
I used these pieces and it worked great. ...

I used these pieces and it worked great.

18inch long piece of black 3/4inch I.D. pipe threaded on both ends

4inch long piece of black 3/4inch I.D. pipe threaded on both ends

1 90 degree...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Most hand warmers use 20-30 watts which is only...

Most hand warmers use 20-30 watts which is only 1.75 - 2.5 amps. The switched thing in the dash harness would handle that just fine. But, don't also use it for a full jacket liner and pants or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Question Does stroking the engine increase the amount of...

Does stroking the engine increase the amount of compression? It seems to me that it will. If so, would it still run on normal gasoline?

Would the stroker kit be available as a standalone kit...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,806
Posted By Feelers
An engine needs: Spark, Compressed Air, Proper...

An engine needs: Spark, Compressed Air, Proper Timing, Proper Fuel Delivery.

I highly doubt compression on a newish bike. You said timing was checked to be good. You said spark was checked to be...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Cool2 The Busa exhaust system looks like it goes from...

The Busa exhaust system looks like it goes from 4-2-1-2 meaning that there is sort of a collector for all 4 pistons. So, if that's right, the math is 1300cc / 4 cyl = 325cc pulses, and 325cc pulses...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
The orientation of the cylinders is pretty...

The orientation of the cylinders is pretty irrelevant - cross vs radial. Hydraulics aren't going to care about orientation, and the primary difference will be in the mechanical advantage of the user...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Shouldn't we be seeing around 40 or so ft-lbs for...

Shouldn't we be seeing around 40 or so ft-lbs for the torque as well?
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
I'm just waiting to do an experiment on my...

I'm just waiting to do an experiment on my DR....:norton
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Go to the store, and sit on all 3 bikes. Beg,...

Go to the store, and sit on all 3 bikes. Beg, borrow, or steal test rides if you can! I was set on the KLR for a continent crossing trip, but I just couldn't get excited about it. I went to the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Cool2 Jay, I'm sure you have done this but I've...

Jay,

I'm sure you have done this but I've been looking through the wiring diagram for you. Things that we know (or are pretty sure) are good:
CDI: You've tried 3 of them I think, including the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Question You're right, John. I was posing the questions...

You're right, John. I was posing the questions to try to break through the barrage of what seems to be a bunch of BS designed to impress people who never heard your technical vocabulary before. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
:rofl Yeah, he obviously has his mind made up...

:rofl Yeah, he obviously has his mind made up and needs something else that he might have positive preconceived notions of. It sounds like he had his mind made up before he bought it, and is just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
So, the high amplitude resonant frequency...

So, the high amplitude resonant frequency vibrations/oscillations happen mainly on dirt? So, they are not RPM dependent? They must be dependent on evenly spaced bumps then - like a washboarded...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By Feelers
Wicked I know what you're saying, Grifter, but I still...

I know what you're saying, Grifter, but I still don't think it is that out of date. Most 650's don't have the best suspension. Newer 650's are more powerful, but that's due to liquid cooling,...
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