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Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By kobudo28
Thanks. Lots of changes on the front of...

Thanks.

Lots of changes on the front of the bike required removal of a good deal of the stock hardware and mounting points were lost. I routed it to the rear to keep it out of harms way as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 03:14 PM
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Posted By kobudo28
Thanks. I seem to enjoy fixing them up more than...

Thanks. I seem to enjoy fixing them up more than I do riding them these days. :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By kobudo28
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Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,243
Posted By kobudo28
My feet are so narrow (low volume too) that I can...

My feet are so narrow (low volume too) that I can only wear a lace up boot. I have not tried a pair of SIDI's though. The stuff you learn on this site.....:D
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By kobudo28
I bought mine used from a member here. I think...

I bought mine used from a member here. I think if you check their web page they list dealers. They are a division of Karavan Trailers. I have found their service for parts and accessories very...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By kobudo28
I have one of these...

http://smarttransportsolutions.com/5x8utility.html (http://smarttransportsolutions.com/5x8utility.html)

It is pretty light and has a good number of mounting attachments so I can haul my bike and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,395
Posted By kobudo28
I have a 97 DR650 that I bought a couple of years...

I have a 97 DR650 that I bought a couple of years ago and worked around some of the same questions you have.

I don't do any off roading per say so a low mount fender works great for me to use...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,769
Posted By kobudo28
There is some sound advice here. Most...

There is some sound advice here. Most importantly stated, your level and detail of prep needs to be geared to where you live, i.e.- what types of disaster is more common to your geographic location,...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By kobudo28
I didn't go with the Jr version, I went with the...

I didn't go with the Jr version, I went with the bigger version of the Battery Tender. One for the bike, one for the Kubota and one for the S2. I've had zero problems.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By kobudo28
I have seven of them in my QA Dept for charging...

I have seven of them in my QA Dept for charging lead acid batteries. They work well, no problems.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,016
Posted By kobudo28
See post 11 :deal. I've owned and ridden lots of...

See post 11 :deal. I've owned and ridden lots of bikes, 500cc's is not enough engine IMHO. Physically, the Wee is much bigger, and heavier, than it needs to be.

The reality is that none of the...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,016
Posted By kobudo28
A 650 Wee that is much lighter with better...

A 650 Wee that is much lighter with better suspension and more electrical power. Great engine looking for a better, and lighter, home.

I've owned many bikes and I regret selling the Wee. Riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
I've been running Pirelli Scorpions on my DR and...

I've been running Pirelli Scorpions on my DR and have been happy with them so far. Pavement and dirt roads for me and they work well so far. I'm going to try some Anakee's for my next set though.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 37,719
Posted By kobudo28
Pro Cycle is selling a higher output stator, 250...

Pro Cycle is selling a higher output stator, 250 watt, plus 50 over the stocker,for those of you who do not want to rewire yours with the Delta configuration.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,628
Posted By kobudo28
PWD rack

I had Pat Walsh bash plate and crash bars on my Wee and was happy with the fit, desgin and finish, so I put a Pat Walsh on my DR and a Wolfman "Peak" tail pack. The tail pack is good around town and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By kobudo28
Pro Cycle has some smal 90deg fuel filters. I'd...

Pro Cycle has some smal 90deg fuel filters. I'd post a link but I can't get their web page to respond at this very moment.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
I put and FMF Q4 on my DR and road it 47 miles...

I put and FMF Q4 on my DR and road it 47 miles and took it off. I swaped it out for a stock GSXR can and mid pipe from Kientech and I like it much better. I would like to find a stock Ti can some...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,316
Posted By kobudo28
One of the worst I have every seen, THE worst in...

One of the worst I have every seen, THE worst in open wheeled racing for sure.

RIP Dan Wheldon, a life too short.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
I put an FMF Q4 and Power Bomb pipe on my DR and...

I put an FMF Q4 and Power Bomb pipe on my DR and had it on there for all of 40 miles and took it off. I'm going to put it up for sale in the Flea Market at some point. It was way too loud for me. I...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,097
Posted By kobudo28
I have heard similar stories about Franks. Must...

I have heard similar stories about Franks. Must have gone to the same charm school as some of the other BMW dealer owners, the school of clueless and arrogance. Some people do not understand good...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,097
Posted By kobudo28
Ditto MAX BMW- they suck! I had a very poor...

Ditto MAX BMW- they suck!

I had a very poor relationship with them starting with the salesman who sold me my GS and it went downhill from there. I too called Max directly with a long list of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,349
Posted By kobudo28
No worries.

No worries.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,349
Posted By kobudo28
I was replying to the OP's post #21: ...

I was replying to the OP's post #21:

"Thanks for the input. Well, after a lot of research on this, I think I’ll be better off with a 400ish d-s since most of my riding will be off road with my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,349
Posted By kobudo28
I'd vote DRZ. You previously stated that there...

I'd vote DRZ. You previously stated that there was no BMW dealer within 1 1/2 hour ride so the G450X will still put you at the BMW dealer just like the 650 would, yes? The BMW has better suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,349
Posted By kobudo28
I was the same situation last fall and was...

I was the same situation last fall and was rolling around the same choices and decisions that you are now. In the end I chose the DR650 for its light weight, anvil like reliability, tons of after...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,597
Posted By kobudo28
I have and FMF Power Bomb front pipe and Q4...

I have and FMF Power Bomb front pipe and Q4 muffler that I put on during my winter rebuild., pumper carb, cut airbox with a K&N.

It does run well and the FMF system is much ligher than stock.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
It's alive!!!!!!!!!!!

After a long winter tear down on a '97 that followed me home late last fall, my short, maiden ride around the block is complete! Everything worked and it will very easily lift the front tire in...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,165
Posted By kobudo28
Heck of a race, as usual. Endurance...

Heck of a race, as usual. Endurance racing.....it is a beast unto itself and a true test of man, machine and racing luck.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
Almost ready to fire up the DR...

After a long, cold winter the '97 DR 650 I bought late last fall is almost ready to start and ride. (Yeah, I know, the one with the pretty purple frame :norton). I tore it down quite a bit to replace...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
I don't know if you have cut yours yet, but...

I don't know if you have cut yours yet, but Pro-Cycle offers these pics.

http://www.procycle.us/info/questions/dr650/fuel_system.html...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
Front Master Cyl Screws

I read in this thead somewhere that an inmate was having trouble with screws on his DR, heads being soft, stripping out, etc particuarly true on the front master cylinder. Given I am upgrading my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
Done! Thanks. :thumb

Done! Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
FMF exhaust install

I'm trying to get my DR back together so I might actually be able to ride this year.

I bought a FMF power bomb and FMF Q4 exhaust and the instructions on hanging the muffler lack a bit. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
Buy the mid pipe from Jesse at...

Buy the mid pipe from Jesse at http://www.kientech.com/ (http://www.kientech.com/) He's a great guy and has what you need including instuctions, etc. Some here like the stock front pipe and some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 100,268
Views: 19,265,398
Posted By kobudo28
Front fender, brake line and such

So, it finally got above freezing in my garage today and I had some time to get back down to the shop and keep going on my DR. Haven't been down since February.

I bought a low mount fender from a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,215
Posted By kobudo28
There is a Nicky Haden version for sale on the...

There is a Nicky Haden version for sale on the Boston CL located in NH right now.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,185
Posted By kobudo28
Also :tb

Also :tb
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,185
Posted By kobudo28
:tb

:tb
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,185
Posted By kobudo28
Thanks for your input. Nice looking bike!

Thanks for your input. Nice looking bike!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,185
Posted By kobudo28
Saw that one, thanks. There is one in Hudson NH...

Saw that one, thanks. There is one in Hudson NH with 3500 miles on it for $3250 on CL, all stock.
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