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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:04 PM
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Posted By thump!
I have both (and 650 V-Strom). The 650 is a...

I have both (and 650 V-Strom). The 650 is a better pavement bike because of power (headroom - top speed of 100 versus 80), high speed stability and engine longevity (many reports of 80K miles)....
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:59 AM
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Posted By thump!
Not really. You're doing something wrong. D0 NOT...

Not really. You're doing something wrong. D0 NOT remove the caliper from the swing arm. I don't do it but others say it's much easier to insert the wheel if you pull the steel pins at the very back...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:43 PM
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Posted By thump!
All else the same the 525 sprockets SHOULD last...

All else the same the 525 sprockets SHOULD last longer. There's ~25% more wear surface.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:02 PM
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Posted By thump!
I don't know your co worker but I don't need to...

I don't know your co worker but I don't need to know her to know the answer to your question it is nothing you could have possibly said would have saved you.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:50 AM
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Posted By thump!
Rusty - glad you're finally getting a little...

Rusty - glad you're finally getting a little relief. Since I know you're considering moving here I thought you'd like to know we're enjoying our 4th day of mid-70s. In fact it's so nice I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By thump!
I agree you should be looking for a vacuum leak....

I agree you should be looking for a vacuum leak. If you have the stock petcock and BST carb check the vacuum line that goes to the petcock - might be dry-rotted and cracked. The rubber diaphragm in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:22 AM
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Posted By thump!
What's the WABDR?

What's the WABDR?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:21 AM
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Posted By thump!
Yes. There is a spec for that but in short there...

Yes. There is a spec for that but in short there should be a slight resistance to rotation. FWIW I've never experienced ANY tendency to wobble with my DR's and I have had a bunch of them. I can take...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:10 AM
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Posted By thump!
Might be further than you want but theres lots of...

Might be further than you want but theres lots of entertaining hard pack and gravel north of Lake Junaluska between Hot Springs and the Great Smokies Park. Some in NC and some in TN. I probably have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By thump!
Then it's a DR250 not s a DR250S.

Then it's a DR250 not s a DR250S.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 12:52 PM
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Posted By thump!
A few weeks back someone posted about adding a...

A few weeks back someone posted about adding a second bearing to the sprocket carrier. I can't find that now. Does anyone have the link?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By thump!
Things that flex are often tougher than things...

Things that flex are often tougher than things that don't.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By thump!
It's spring. I had to mow today.[emoji53] It's...

It's spring. I had to mow today.[emoji53]
It's SPRING! I got to ride today.[emoji4]
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:39 PM
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Posted By thump!
Do we know whether or not the NSU screws had been...

Do we know whether or not the NSU screws had been secured on that bike? Cause I'm wondering how many catastrophic gearbox failures are due to a loose screw getting into the gears versus some design...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:34 AM
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Posted By thump!
Black with a white tracer is always...

Black with a white tracer is always ground/negative on Suzukis. Other than the starter motor which grounds thru the engine every electrical component uses a black/white tracer wire as ground (i.e....
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:21 AM
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Posted By thump!
How about these holes? ...

How about these holes?
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/22/78bafd2af685f91af8a7145d009522c0.jpg
Yeah those are drains. There's nothing wrong with sealing the hole where the upper roller was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:13 AM
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Posted By thump!
When my wife first started riding (street bikes)...

When my wife first started riding (street bikes) she often made a comment at the end of the day that all she had seen were the painted lines and tail lights. She is a much more accomplished rider now...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By thump!
Yup me too. Most of the go fast boys are...

Yup me too. Most of the go fast boys are probably not on the DR thread anyhow. And OBTW just because they ride like a bat outta hell doesn't necessarily they will arrive first. Remember the story of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By thump!
The idle mixture screw has a dramatic effect on...

The idle mixture screw has a dramatic effect on warm up time and cold running but really very little impact on fuel mileage unless you idle a great deal. The main jet and slide needle however can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 03:43 AM
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Posted By thump!
You definitely need a battery or capacitor to...

You definitely need a battery or capacitor to replace it. The electrical system will not function properly otherwise. A capacitive load can be as simple as a couple of inexpensive 470 mfd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By thump!
So, yes most of your vehicles ARE built for high...

So, yes most of your vehicles ARE built for high ethanol content. As far as I know there are no flex fuel motorcycles available anywhere. Certainly there are none offered in the USA.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By thump!
The dr650 owners manual states maximum 10%...

The dr650 owners manual states maximum 10% ethanol. Are Brazilian vehicles built for 28%?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By thump!
Just got back from Big Bend. Not to take anything...

Just got back from Big Bend. Not to take anything away from Arizona but this is also a great place for a winter escape. I trailered my own bike out but these nice folks rent KLR650s and DR650s there...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By thump!
Some people just wedge a rag between the gears. I...

Some people just wedge a rag between the gears. I use an air wrench and can just hold the clutch basket with my hand.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By thump!
No special tools required but it's much easier to...

No special tools required but it's much easier to remove the crankshaft nut with an impact wrench. Remember it's a left / backwards thread. Do NOT try to keep the engine from turning over using a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By thump!
And a manual petcock. I believe the throttle tube...

And a manual petcock. I believe the throttle tube is different too.

FWIW after running a TM33 for several years I've gone back to the BST33. The improvement in off-idle throttle response just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 04:02 AM
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Posted By thump!
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=13097...

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=130978113571&alt=web
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By thump!
For me yes. Like someone else said tho seats are...

For me yes. Like someone else said tho seats are pretty personal choices.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By thump!
Added a little digital voltmeter today (el cheapo...

Added a little digital voltmeter today (el cheapo made in China - got 4 of 'em fir $8 delivered) Sealed it up with silicone caulk and used the switched accessory plug behind the headlight as my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By thump!
+1 I've had a Sargent too. This one is better.

+1 I've had a Sargent too. This one is better.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 06:06 AM
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Posted By thump!
The swingarm squeezes in a bit. If it didn't it'd...

The swingarm squeezes in a bit. If it didn't it'd be difficult to install the wheel. Do make sure you have the spacers right including the one inside the wheel (between the bearings).

The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:28 PM
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Posted By thump!
http://www.moto-lab.com/ the website does...

http://www.moto-lab.com/

the website does not list all the parts offered. Best to call.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:21 PM
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Posted By thump!
Earplugs? Riding without them WILL damage hour...

Earplugs? Riding without them WILL damage hour hearing.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By thump!
^^^ me too. Only positive experience with Derek...

^^^ me too. Only positive experience with Derek and Motolab.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:38 AM
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Posted By thump!
There's a shoulder on the axle. The "gap" is...

There's a shoulder on the axle. The "gap" is supposed to be there and allows the right fork leg to self-center.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By thump!
Uh yeah. For $29 I'd expect cheap shit made in...

Uh yeah. For $29 I'd expect cheap shit made in China. But this particular piece of cheap shit works just fine for me. When I want hi quality stuff I expect to pay hi quality prices. This is a case of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:19 AM
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Posted By thump!
Chainsaw has that honor IMO.

Chainsaw has that honor IMO.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By thump!
The bigger o-ring is usually the culprit. It's...

The bigger o-ring is usually the culprit. It's used in several models and believe it or not my local dealer actually had them in stock. [emoji15]
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By thump!
I lift both my 350 and my 650 with it but I had...

I lift both my 350 and my 650 with it but I had to shorten it a bit for the 650. Since I'm just killing time this afternoon I went ahead and did this. Here's a video (http://youtu.be/n5V3hoFyEt0)....
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By thump!
I'll take that sprocket. PM sent.

I'll take that sprocket. PM sent.
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