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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
1) My '89 has a tiny slot or flat head screw...

1) My '89 has a tiny slot or flat head screw holding it in place. Have a look with a light first though I've seen many Suzuki's with phillips head screws in this location.
2) In '89 the cdi and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
I totally agree with Ladder on this. I'll try to...

I totally agree with Ladder on this. I'll try to keep this short and not too "preachy" but I absolutely would not put a k and n on anything I own. I've seen first hand SEVERAL engine failures due to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
mleikarnes; Beautiful photos! Thanks for taking...

mleikarnes; Beautiful photos! Thanks for taking us along on your ride.

Bambi; thank you for the link...I visit the German DR BIG site often but I do not always find the "good" posts.:D I watched...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
I've still got my '06 DR650 for sale. $3000. Just...

I've still got my '06 DR650 for sale. $3000. Just under 40k. IMS 18L tank. Pro Cycle Saddleman seat mod. Tool tube. Small wind screen. Pro Cycle rear rack and saddlebag guards. New MT21 on the front....
Forum: Canada 06-01-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,321
Posted By guzzirelic
Not sure exactly where you are but this guy near...

Not sure exactly where you are but this guy near North Bay is excellent to deal with;...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15,977
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Posted By guzzirelic
Hi all. To Rob and Ray; heal quickly gentlemen....

Hi all. To Rob and Ray; heal quickly gentlemen. Sorry to hear of your get-offs. (fingers crossed I hope these things don't run in 3's!)
I thought I'd post up some photos from a ride I did yesterday....
Forum: Canada 05-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
Kudos for "fixing" a bike you like rather than...

Kudos for "fixing" a bike you like rather than just selling and trying another. I've been plagued with my hands going numb on every bike I've ridden for years now. You'd think a big bore single, (my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 06:41 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks for invitation Bambi and I'd love to...

Thanks for invitation Bambi and I'd love to attend. But as you suggest, the cost would be very high. My wife buys lottery tickets each week (trying to secure our retirement finances :D) and if we...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Great idea Bambi! For certain mleikarnes photos...

Great idea Bambi! For certain mleikarnes photos would be perfect for the calendar. My own BIG is "Miss September 2014" :D (not because she is pretty but I think mostly because Yvonne was shocked to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
[QUOTE=mleikarnes;24149496]The Troll ladder...

[QUOTE=mleikarnes;24149496]The Troll ladder (Trollstigen), Norway yesterday, a slight detour on my way to Ålesund for another week of school. I'll link the video tomorrow!
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15,977
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Posted By guzzirelic
If this was FB I'd put a "Like" on this comment...

If this was FB I'd put a "Like" on this comment but since it isn't I'll say "Agreed!". I'm not an experienced off roader. I'm short too, 5'7", (170cm) 30" (76cm) inseam. My bike is stock but with...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,321
Posted By guzzirelic
If one of them looked like this: ...

If one of them looked like this:

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DR750/i-vCV5dpG/0/S/IMG_3271-S.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,321
Posted By guzzirelic
Must have been you guys I saw on Hwy 6 this...

Must have been you guys I saw on Hwy 6 this afternoon? Pair of Katooms northbound? I was stopped at the silver bridge boat launch shooting the breeze with my buddy on his HD...I was aboard my red...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By guzzirelic
SORRY, I screwed up. (and I've edited my previous...

SORRY, I screwed up. (and I've edited my previous post). I was considering the Seat Concepts but opted for the Pro Cycle Saddleman mod kit. You get new wider foam, new cover and reuse your OEM seat...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By guzzirelic
2006 DR650 for sale

Hi all,
just a reminder that I still have my DR650 for sale. It's a 2006 with 39000 Kms. I'm looking at a fair price of $3300. with a safety and a new rear tire. As-is for $3000. Rear tire is all it...
Forum: Canada 04-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By guzzirelic
WN says we got +6C in Espanola today. It felt...

WN says we got +6C in Espanola today. It felt warmer in the sun. I got the BIG out for the first ride of the season and the first ride since taking her down to the frame to spruce up the cosmetics...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 05:00 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Finally enough snow has melted to allow a short...

Finally enough snow has melted to allow a short ride. Temp hit a whopping plus six Celsius and I was out for about 60 kilometers under sunny skies. This was my first ride of this season and the first...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Twin Air Filter

I promised to report back when I received the Twin Air Filter and here I am; although as some of you predicted the results are not good. The Twin Air website catalog shows their part number 153601 as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Last week I also ordered the OEM Suzuki filter in...

Last week I also ordered the OEM Suzuki filter in case the Twin Air took too long to arrive or if it was for some reason not usable. From what you are saying it will fall into the latter category....
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Update--- just so none of you are holding your...

Update--- just so none of you are holding your breath...latest due date for the Twin Air filter is May 1. With the huge amount of snow we've had this season it may still be on the ground at this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Yes, for sure I'll post a photo. The Twin Air...

Yes, for sure I'll post a photo. The Twin Air catalog shows part #153601 fitting "all" DR750's but I can't find a photo. I'm hoping it is a direct replacement for the original pleated paper filter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks. I think the 1990 is same bike other than...

Thanks. I think the 1990 is same bike other than the motor? The change came in 1991 with the smaller tank etc. (SR43) Others on here will know for sure.
The seller lists a different part number for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
I ordered some engine protection bars from RD...

I ordered some engine protection bars from RD Moto and thought I'd post up some pic's of the installation. They took only 11 days to arrive in Canada from the Czech Republic and were well packaged. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Laugh :rofl Not a bad idea though Toby, I don't think...

:rofl Not a bad idea though Toby, I don't think I've ever heard of anyone powder coating a tank. The dent repair is not a big job and decal sets are available from Decalmoto in Italy. Another problem...
Forum: Canada 02-23-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By guzzirelic
Not sure if any of you have been following Dave...

Not sure if any of you have been following Dave from Alberta's tour here on ADV called "Prairies To Penguins Alberta to Argentina"? He has traveled through much of the same areas and roads that Kari...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By guzzirelic
[QUOTE] Thanks for that information. I...

[QUOTE]

Thanks for that information. I suppose a little "tweaking" is to be expected.



yes Ladder, you are so right! I wish the previous owner had bars before he did this...:D
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Thanks for the information. Yes, you'd think...

Thanks for the information.
Yes, you'd think little details like clearance would be on their radar. But good that you were able to modify the clamps to work. The reason I ask is that the company...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Nice looking bike Ladder! I like the color combo....

Nice looking bike Ladder! I like the color combo.
What kind of crash bars do you have on this bike? Do they need to be taken off to remove the fuel tanks?

Relic
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
So there are a couple in the Toronto area? It...

So there are a couple in the Toronto area? It would be interesting to try and list all the Canadian Bigs that are still on the road. Not using actual names but rough locations and ADV names if they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By guzzirelic
Hi Puddle, No I didn't paint the motor but only...

Hi Puddle, No I didn't paint the motor but only cleaned it up. I thought of painting but after cleaning I was happy enough with the appearance. And I considered the work of doing the job right,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15,977
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Posted By guzzirelic
Hi all. It's a long cold winter here in northern...

Hi all. It's a long cold winter here in northern Ontario and work continues on my DR750. Nothing too technical but rather a clean up, paint the frame and assorted bits along with some general...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 1,482,974
Posted By guzzirelic
Youngest daughter ready for a short sidecar ride....

Youngest daughter ready for a short sidecar ride. (she's the one wearing the helmet...:D)

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1970-Yamaha-Trailmaster/i-QzG5psn/0/M/thanksgiving%2011%20006-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,757
Posted By guzzirelic
1976 Yamaha DT400 with period "desert" tank and...

1976 Yamaha DT400 with period "desert" tank and extra fuel rack.

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DT400C-Aux-fuel-tank-rack/i-pn3vz7k/0/M/dt400c%20002-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 104,629
Posted By guzzirelic
http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-pho...

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-SSvbFfD/0/M/Copy%20of%20sep%202013-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,987
Views: 2,342,442
Posted By guzzirelic
Wow! A whole kilometer of winding road! (that's...

Wow! A whole kilometer of winding road! (that's .6 of a mile folks) Better warn the drivers about this.:D

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-vTJQ6dF/0/M/aug%202013%20014-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-pho...

http://relic.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-ride-photos/i-5kR7tMf/0/M/xx%20%20on%20the%20road%20002-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
The buggers don't seem to last too long even when...

The buggers don't seem to last too long even when they haven't been run over as there have been several Willies over the years. Must be the stress of working one day a year and all...although the...
Forum: Canada 01-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
[ Well sort of...at the shop where I work we...

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Well sort of...at the shop where I work we have Yamaha and Suzuki, (obviously totally metric fasteners) and Mercury outboards (fractional or SAE). A year and half back we took on Polaris;...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 634,943
Posted By guzzirelic
Welcome from another "east ender". There are a...

Welcome from another "east ender". There are a few of us in the Manitoulin/north shore area---maybe we can get together for some riding in 2014.
And now for a shameless plug for my DR650...:D I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,133
Posted By guzzirelic
Awesome Nick! What a cool bike. When you visit...

Awesome Nick! What a cool bike. When you visit the north next season we'll line up the Falcone, the Panther and the DR Big for some photos. Three of Canada's rarest big singles! I can't imagine there...
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