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Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Fabone
The 100x38/40 is for the 1-1/8" bars, which is...

The 100x38/40 is for the 1-1/8" bars, which is listed in that section.
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,725
Posted By Fabone
Hammerite if you can find it or....Rust-Oleum...

Hammerite if you can find it or....Rust-Oleum Hammered Metal Finish. Bout as tough as you'll find out of a simple spray can. As always...good prep is important.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Fabone
Approx....6-3/16"....157mm

Approx....6-3/16"....157mm
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Fabone
Suzuki did not give a lot of cable to work with....

Suzuki did not give a lot of cable to work with. When adjusting the bars & levers, what works for one, may not work for another. Loosen the bars & levers to make adjustments that work for you, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Fabone
Correct....they went to 43mm in 96. You will not...

Correct....they went to 43mm in 96. You will not be able to pinch up the extra 1.5mm with the 2000 trees to the correct torque.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Fabone
No...the RM & DRZ have 20mm axle and the DR has a...

No...the RM & DRZ have 20mm axle and the DR has a 17mm axle.
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fabone
Glad it worked out...:thumb:thumb Now we...

Glad it worked out...:thumb:thumb

Now we need some pics of this rig and the brake installed. :deal
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fabone
http://www.hondapartshouse.com/oemparts/a/hon/506c...

http://www.hondapartshouse.com/oemparts/a/hon/506c216cf870023420a2f89e/front-caliper

http://www.hondapartshouse.com/oemparts/a/hon/506c216cf870023420a2f89e/front-caliper...
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fabone
Probably not. Was just showing reference to the...

Probably not. Was just showing reference to the part.

I don't recognize the bracket. The caliper with the ribs is a old design of the early 80's, that Honda used. Looks like a caliper from a...
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fabone
Circled..

Don't recognize the flavor of the caliper. The piece missing in the circle is the rubber boot. It's a sleeve and button in one, that slides over the pin and then the caliper slides over that. It acts...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Fabone
+ 1....early model.

+ 1....early model.
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By Fabone
Shinko 705 or 700 are 2 inexpensive tires that...

Shinko 705 or 700 are 2 inexpensive tires that come to mind. The 705's do pretty well.

I have the same problem tire size wise. The only other option is to lace up a different wheel, which opens...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,298
Posted By Fabone
Stock tire is the 130/80-R17?

Stock tire is the 130/80-R17?
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2013, 09:57 AM
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Views: 2,376,313
Posted By Fabone
+1. Outstanding indeed! Where do I sign up? :thumb

+1. Outstanding indeed! Where do I sign up? :thumb
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By Fabone
You could lace up a 3.5" rim and put on a 130/80...

You could lace up a 3.5" rim and put on a 130/80 or 140/80 Shinko 705. The MEFO are very good tires, however they are hard to spoon on that 2.5" rim, aside from being spendy. You can get 2 of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 80,294
Posted By Fabone
Got off the phone with Joyce this morning. Rick...

Got off the phone with Joyce this morning. Rick is taking in orders now and so far he's got 6 for a run around the 27th. Next run looks like late fall or early winter.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1996-96-Suzuki-DR650S-DR65...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1996-96-Suzuki-DR650S-DR650-DR-650-650S-Frame-Chassis-/280885863044?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item41661a2284&vxp=mtr
...
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,332
Posted By Fabone
It was great to meet you and Gracie. We both...

It was great to meet you and Gracie. We both thank you for taking the time to answer all our questions. We had no longer left your place and we were arguing which bike this was going on. Looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 437,429
Posted By Fabone
Acerbis Tank

I have a NEW Acerbis tank listed in the FM, if anyone is interested.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=783082
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
I recently had a heater core puke on the front...

I recently had a heater core puke on the front carpet and could not get the odor out. Found a cleaner in the store called KIDS'n'PETS. This stuff works. http://www.kidsnpetsbrand.com/

If nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98,582
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Posted By Fabone
Use a heat gun on it to break the locktite....

Use a heat gun on it to break the locktite. Misread it....had sprocket on the brain.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
+1.....even the thickness of powder-coat makes it...

+1.....even the thickness of powder-coat makes it too tight to get back together. :nono
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Fabone
I think the consensus would say to go with the...

I think the consensus would say to go with the 17" SM setup. I have 2 DR's and went thru this very process of deciding on wheels. I talked at length with Woody about this when trying to lower the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 05:42 PM
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Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
I believe he is referring to this..... ...

I believe he is referring to this.....

http://i773.photobucket.com/albums/yy20/rick3151/drivechain.gif
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,798
Posted By Fabone
Yes...it is to be used with the grab handles....

Yes...it is to be used with the grab handles. Remove the grab handles to install the rack, install rack, then install grab handles with the front bolts first. You'll need a 1/4" spacer for between...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
No......cush less!

No......cush less!
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Fabone
In my search I found there is no exact rate...

In my search I found there is no exact rate standard and every spring outfit is different. They may be close, but not exact. They'll also use other factors in their ratings that come into play...like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
My guess would be HDPE, which most aftermarket...

My guess would be HDPE, which most aftermarket tanks are made of and NO....paint will not stick to it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By Fabone
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=284350&stc=1&d=1314145517

No......the arrow//tread is in the same direction as the rear. When mounted in reverse and when the lugs wear...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By Fabone
I have the Mefo on the front and it works well....

I have the Mefo on the front and it works well. They cost more compared to some others and prices have gone up and will continue to do so. If you go with the Mefo on the front, mount it backwards for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
Here you go Shady...another sneak peek, courtesy...

Here you go Shady...another sneak peek, courtesy of Jeff.

http://i408.photobucket.com/albums/pp167/procycle1/IMG_0635.jpg

http://i408.photobucket.com/albums/pp167/procycle1/L-Fqtr.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
I would hold out for the new Acerbis 6.6 coming...

I would hold out for the new Acerbis 6.6 coming soon.......

http://i408.photobucket.com/albums/pp167/procycle1/tank-only-RRqtr.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
1) Very little slack....tight/snug fit. 2)...

1) Very little slack....tight/snug fit.

2) In front of speedo.

3) Adjuster cable goes on bottom.....see pic.

4) Yes...tighter than the BST. You'll get used to it!

It takes some fiddling...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 11:33 AM
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Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
Chain roller is missing.

Chain roller is missing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Fabone
Stock links are 114mm C/C or a hair under 4-1/2"....

Stock links are 114mm C/C or a hair under 4-1/2". Most people don't go as far as lowering links. Shock is lowered down to second hole after the spring seat is flipped over.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
Good question. I'm still researching for that...

Good question. I'm still researching for that competent shop. I've found shop rates all across the board. Shop rates start anywhere from $45-75 @ hr and can go up from there.

Install valve...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
For a stock airbox and stock carb, use the G5...

For a stock airbox and stock carb, use the G5 needle and remove the snorkel. This makes a good bang for the buck first carb mod.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
Mount up the bottom end first, then shoehorn the...

Mount up the bottom end first, then shoehorn the top in. That's what I did.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
The DRZ shock WILL work with some adapting....

The DRZ shock WILL work with some adapting. However the SM forks do not have the travel of the RM forks, so you would be fine with the DR shock.You would be better served by having Cogent rebuild the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 98,582
Views: 18,791,991
Posted By Fabone
http://i773.photobucket.com/albums/yy20/rick3151/1...

http://i773.photobucket.com/albums/yy20/rick3151/105___07-0043_IMG.jpg


The fastest way is to get a complete front end with the headlight brackets. You'll still need to dink on top front brake...
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