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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2015, 06:16 AM
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Posted By DeutschMark
I've had the RS for 8 or 9 years. I tried an...

I've had the RS for 8 or 9 years. I tried an Oilhead but went back to the Airhead. Max BMW has good service for parts. They include M&M's with every order too.

If Than cooks up a quiche, I'll...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,629
Views: 505,167
Posted By DeutschMark
Nice Airhead, Charlie. I always knew you were a...

Nice Airhead, Charlie. I always knew you were a man of class and distinction.

I'll bet you'll get a lot more fun out of the new bike than some fancy new stove. I'm still waiting for Than to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I noticed the increased vibration immediately...

I noticed the increased vibration immediately upon firing it up for the first time with the new piston. It isn't unpleasant and it quickly forgotten when you twist the throttle!
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I would tend to agree with not needing an oil...

I would tend to agree with not needing an oil cooler on a stock size DR350 ridden moderately. Suzuki did, however, offer an oil cooler kit for these bikes and I'm sure it it was for a reason.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
It wasn't cheap, but I went with the Cogent...

It wasn't cheap, but I went with the Cogent dynamics shock kit in the back. The internals fit in the stock body, adding rebound damping. If I recall correctly, Rick at Cogent added 1/2" to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I've got 97 RM250 forks on my bike. They aren't...

I've got 97 RM250 forks on my bike. They aren't harsh at all. In fact, I upped the spring rate to .49.

The reason they are harsh is that there is too much rake with the stock rear suspension. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I'm looking for more of a plug and play setup.

I'm looking for more of a plug and play setup.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Anyone have an oil cooler setup they'd be willing...

Anyone have an oil cooler setup they'd be willing to trade for a complete TM33 pumper setup? It includes everything including the manifold and cable/throttle. It is two Michigan riding seasons old.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
This, but at the float height specified by Jesse...

This, but at the float height specified by Jesse at Keintech, my 440 would starve for fuel at higher rpm. I'm not ripping on Jesse as every bike is a little different. When you look at the tang on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
GMC28, that sounds like the float level to me. ...

GMC28, that sounds like the float level to me. When I put the big bore kit on my bike, I had the same problem. The higher displacement and compression was pulling more fuel out of the bowl. It was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
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<a href="http://s594.photobucket.com/user/markb635/media/SFR2015/IMG_1420.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i594.photobucket.com/albums/tt30/markb635/SFR2015/IMG_1420.jpg" border="0" alt="...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
Is it next May yet? Next winter is going to feel...

Is it next May yet? Next winter is going to feel even longer while waiting for the Spring Fever 2016 Ride. A great time was had by all. Rob, thanks for setting this up and making Friday night a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
Even more incredible.......You're going ride it...

Even more incredible.......You're going ride it home to Indy???
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
My friend who goes by the handle SandyWoods and I...

My friend who goes by the handle SandyWoods and I will be leaving Grand Haven around lunch time on Friday. I'll be pulling my travel trailer and he'll be pulling the bikes. He has a DRZ400 and I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Dharlow, that valve could have let go for many...

Dharlow, that valve could have let go for many reasons. Maybe the valve lash was never adjusted and the valve got tight and overheated. Maybe somebody over-revved the bike and floated a valve and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Sleazy, I did the same on my DR. You'll have to...

Sleazy, I did the same on my DR. You'll have to machine some material off of the top clamp or sink the hole on the bottom clamp to get enough thread for a good bite on the stem nut. I chose to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
$1500 total is still a great price for a 99 with...

$1500 total is still a great price for a 99 with a fresh top end.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
Molto bene!!

Molto bene!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I have the same shifter from IMS. I had to bend...

I have the same shifter from IMS. I had to bend it a bit to work with my size 13 boots.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
If the octane booster did actually work, your...

If the octane booster did actually work, your mileage would be lower. Higher octane fuel actually has fewer BTU by volume. The only reason you would need higher octane is if you were experiencing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
It was from an 89-90 1100 model, part number...

It was from an 89-90 1100 model, part number 13102-40C00. This may help:

http://www.motorcyclecarbs.com/Carburetor_Holder_Mounting_Dim_W288.cfm

I gave Lectron 43mm as the outside dimension and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Kelly from Motosportz is a Lectron sales...

Kelly from Motosportz is a Lectron sales representative. He sent me a drawing of a carburetor with a list of dimensions that were needed. I got my calipers out and sent him the measurements.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I used a longer manifold with more cross section...

I used a longer manifold with more cross section from a GSXR 1100 which moved the carb back to clear the starter. I gave them the diameter I wanted to match the intake manifold and the stock air...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
That looks like a universal explanation under all...

That looks like a universal explanation under all their products. That would be quite a bargain for a complete kit with a plated liner.
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 50,187
Posted By DeutschMark
You'll be fine. My bike will pull to redline...

You'll be fine. My bike will pull to redline with 34mm Mikunis and the asymmetrical cam.
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,392
Posted By DeutschMark
Another option would be some new 9.2:1 pistons...

Another option would be some new 9.2:1 pistons from Motobins for 165 quid each.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
The raptor petcock has nothing to do with the...

The raptor petcock has nothing to do with the carburetor.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
http://www.lectronfuelsystems.com/carburetor/lectr...

http://www.lectronfuelsystems.com/carburetor/lectron_44mm_power_jet_high_velocity_carburetor.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
Too bad about the Aprilia. That was a beautiful...

Too bad about the Aprilia. That was a beautiful bike. Glad you're ok and I'm looking forward to seeing it's replacement.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Lectron hand builds every carburetor to your...

Lectron hand builds every carburetor to your dimensions. I used a longer manifold like Distech used with his FCR. Installation was easier than a TM33 pumper and it fired up immediately at 25F. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
The brown Santa stopped by and dropped off this...

The brown Santa stopped by and dropped off this little gem. You're looking at 38mm of Lectron goodness. I was looking for a larger carburetor to match my new big-bore 440 and ported head. The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
This sounds like the float level. When I was at...

This sounds like the float level. When I was at 350cc, I had a bit of top end fuel starvation at the recommended float level. It was much worse after the big-bore 440 setup. It seems like every...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 109,087
Posted By DeutschMark
Rob, do you have a date in mind for the...

Rob, do you have a date in mind for the Cycle-Moore meet and greet this summer?
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
Get this one: http://www.motobatt.com/MBTX7U...

Get this one:

http://www.motobatt.com/MBTX7U

The Motobatt MBTX7U is an upgrade over the standard YTX7L-BS. It is 8ah and 115CCA. It was $58 shipped priority mail. It turns my fresh 440 over...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9,629
Views: 505,167
Posted By DeutschMark
Eh? Oops, you're right.

Oops, you're right.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9,629
Views: 505,167
Posted By DeutschMark
[QUOTE=arctic954;26381676]the old Deals Gap!!!!!...

[QUOTE=arctic954;26381676]the old Deals Gap!!!!! can you imagine?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/17/2147c34665b6e79f5419fb4e8c7da782.jpg


Vanishing Point. Good movie. I watched it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 16,037
Posted By DeutschMark
You're not going to bore any of us with your...

You're not going to bore any of us with your stories. Close calls are FUN.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-01-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,807
Posted By DeutschMark
There were a few discussions in the past about...

There were a few discussions in the past about the 400 kit on Maximum Suzuki. It supposedly had most of the low end grunt of a 440 and was a little more revvy. I'd run it if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I'm not sure. Opening the valve pockets will...

I'm not sure. Opening the valve pockets will drop the compression. Another thing, the DRZ400 cylinder is plated with Nikasil. Nikasil rings are made of a different material, so you'd have to get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33,477
Views: 4,282,448
Posted By DeutschMark
I talked to Jesse at Kientech about this. When...

I talked to Jesse at Kientech about this. When he was selling the kit with the DRZ400 piston it was over 12:1. He said he'd add some race gas to every tank to get around the detonation.

I went...
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