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Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Almost done...

SO I've got two questions for the DR wizards out there.

First: Is the seatconcepts seat as good on the DR as people say it is on other bikes? And are there any decent alternatives? Is it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Edit: Whoops! Meant to be a PM.

Edit: Whoops! Meant to be a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w589/D-R0CK/IM...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w589/D-R0CK/IMG_20150226_200203_485_zpsn2rrpuhq.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Update: The forks looked suspiciously...

Update:

The forks looked suspiciously straight, so I took them off the wheel and checked them with a square, and they're laser straight. But the front axle is bent at 20 degrees. Whoops.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Okay. Today: I took the front end off, and...

Okay. Today:

I took the front end off, and started doing various cleaning and maintenance while I have it apart.

I'm thinking about putting some new paint on the frame, as it's been rubbed...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Just found a 1992 set of dr350 forks. The manual...

Just found a 1992 set of dr350 forks. The manual I found online says the spring rates etc are the same as my wrecked '95. Is the suspension identical?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the advice! I don't plan on ever...

Thanks for the advice! I don't plan on ever streeting this again, except to my local trails.

This forum rocks! I missed this place. Everybody is so helpful.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Does anyone know if I'll have figment issues with...

Does anyone know if I'll have figment issues with a '78 CR250 front end on a '95 DR350? I found a complete front end with a new tire, just had new seals etc for 250 with brakes and triple clamp. Any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Does anyone know if I'll have figment issues with...

Does anyone know if I'll have figment issues with a '78 CR250? I found a complete front end with a new tire, just had new seals etc for 250 with brakes and triple clamp. Any reason not to?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
How do you recommend I do that? It looks pretty...

How do you recommend I do that? It looks pretty straight... I guess I figured it must be straight because the frame is oil bearing, or I figured if it isn't leaking it isn't bent enough to have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Lazarus LIVES! After not running since July: ...

Lazarus LIVES! After not running since July:

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w589/D-R0CK/Mobile%20Uploads/th_VID_20150220_140128_595_00_zpsfo8rfp3k.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks plugeye, it's a '96.

Thanks plugeye, it's a '96.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By D-R0CK
Help me spend my money.

Alright denizens of the thumper realm, today is the day I start planning out my DR350SE's new lease on life.

In July of last year I was in an accident on my DR350SE, hit somebody who pulled out...
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
Ooh! And your link is broken too, I should...

Ooh! And your link is broken too, I should mention.

Is this it?

http://www.wdtc.org.au/sub-pages/buying-a-trials-bike.htm
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
Haha I've actually watched most of your vids...

Haha I've actually watched most of your vids already :D I think I've got the bug.

What I liked most about off road riding was

A) where it took me (see pic below)

B) the skills I has to...
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
Honda TL...

Honda TL...
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
The Yamaha TYs look really interesting. Can they...

The Yamaha TYs look really interesting. Can they be found for relatively cheap? Any dual to mono conversion kit out there? Even the oldest TY 250 is 50 lbs (~20%) lighter than my poor steel framed...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
Well, I think I already know the answer, but......

Well, I think I already know the answer, but... how difficult is it to convert a smaller displacement, more modern bike to a trials bike? :D

Near as I can tell, the lower center of gravity and...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
If you didn't live across the country (currently...

If you didn't live across the country (currently in WA) I'd make you an offer :rofl :cry
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
I love my DR350! But I think it will probably go...

I love my DR350! But I think it will probably go to the insurance company before too long, and it's currently unusable because of the accident anyways.

If the drivers' settling insurance company...
Forum: Trials 12-23-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By D-R0CK
How to get a cheap trials bike

Alright, I know some of you have done it, what's the secret!? :ear

Backstory:

A little over a year ago I bought a 3500 mile '95 DR350SE for $900 :deal and I rode that for 10 months in the rain,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,521
Posted By D-R0CK
opinion

lurker here :D I felt the flashbacks were interesting but could be elaborated on :ear they occasionally felt vague, and are easily intriguing enough to warrant extra attention from the reader.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 48,556
Posted By D-R0CK
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals...

Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals or broken signals.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP...

I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP :cry Yup, you hit the nail on the head. The bottom is clear and has white LEDs dedicated to it, pointed down. They are constantly on, as are half the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Br...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Brake-License-Plate-Integrated-Light-for-Honda-ATV-/360924385671?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5408c51187&vxp=mtr

$20.00!!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Rear signals.

Thought I'd show my solution to the problem of all the ugly old signals on the DR350. Pay no attention to the tears in the seat and the ugly plastics :lol3 It incorporates the signals, brakes,...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 48,556
Posted By D-R0CK
It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D

It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks GB! :D

Thanks GB! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted

It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the...

That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the longevity? How are they on the street? Mud?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now...

The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now and I'm more worried about mud and sand, any recommendations?
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 48,556
Posted By D-R0CK
outlet

OOH IM EXCITED FOR THE OUTLET! Can the DR handle the drain from a GPS etc?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Tires

Anybody really like their DR350's tires? What does everybody run? I'm on shinko 700s right now and they're at 75% still, but I was hoping there might be a better offroading tire setup, especially for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so...

Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so I'm not very worried there, maybe I could just clear out the jets with a shot from a can of degreaser... any plastic to worry about there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I...

Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I replace the cap or clean it somehow or...?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll double check today.

I'll double check today.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
I should add some info here: After it dies, it...

I should add some info here: After it dies, it needs to sit about 2 minutes before it will start again. This indicates to me that fuel may not be getting to the carbs in the first place, and that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32,128
Views: 4,020,954
Posted By D-R0CK
Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so...

Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so that may be interesting but I'll give it a shot.
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