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Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Were the early dirt forks (90-93?) any different...

Were the early dirt forks (90-93?) any different than the S/SE fork (90-97). different valving/spring rate maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Those forks. They look pretty stock to me. Just...

Those forks. They look pretty stock to me. Just painted white.


I have a 99RM closed chamber fork, and would not recommend. They are a bit harsh. Well suited for landing MX style jumps. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By MrPulldown
I would just go to a department store and see...

I would just go to a department store and see what is there. Target, Walmart, Costco, etc...

As you said you are not looking for light or expensive.

I am a bit of a tent snob as often...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By MrPulldown
Welcome. The whole 25 miles of interstate...

Welcome.

The whole 25 miles of interstate commute and 80% trail riding are polar opposites.

Will be hard to find a machine that will be comfortable doing both.

THe DRZ400 is a terrible...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
You mean the "frog vagina". I have seen a...

You mean the "frog vagina".

I have seen a regular vinyl/rubber cap with an x cut into it. PO of my bike capped off the crank case breather in this manner and vented to the atmosphere. I yanked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 10:36 AM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Idle mixture screw adjust the amount of fuel. ...

Idle mixture screw adjust the amount of fuel. Unscrew more fuel.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Fucken phone... Replace the slide as well. ...

Fucken phone...

Replace the slide as well.
Though the part is listed as out of stock. You should call and ask. I don't think they are an outfit that just keeps item s on forever back order.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 09:38 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Have you run this carb before? Don't want to give...

Have you run this carb before? Don't want to give the worn out carb preach twice in one day but...

http://www.ViperizerRacing.com/product-p/su33bowl.htm

If it ran well before, and worth a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
I think it will be ok if you did not have the...

I think it will be ok if you did not have the inside nut. BUT... the washer will fall off when wrestling the tire/tube on and lodge itself somewhere between the tire and the tube. 500 miles later...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Found on ebay $32. Those are almost all parts...

Found on ebay $32. Those are almost all parts you are suppose to replace.
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNTk5/z/vFIAAOSwPhdVRUKH/$_57.JPG...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Shake it. Does it rattle. Put one finger on...

Shake it. Does it rattle. Put one finger on either sides of the slide, can you push it back and forth, how much.
You can take a look at the slide. Both faces should be brown. Pulled apart the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Sounds like a worn pumper carb. Might be able to...

Sounds like a worn pumper carb. Might be able to fix with just a new slide. If it has worn past the teflon coating of the slide and it has been wearing aluminum on aluminum and into the carb body...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Have you tried to find one of those heads. Even...

Have you tried to find one of those heads. Even more rare than the DR350 head. The guy who mentioned it was from Australia. Maybe those quads were more prevalent over there.

Can you still buy...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
anyone ever bust a cam chain or skip a tooth?

anyone ever bust a cam chain or skip a tooth?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By MrPulldown
There is this chart ...

There is this chart
http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu178/xavierspl/Streetfighter/RS_Carbs.jpg
and this one
http://www.jba.bc.ca/JBCycle/Resources/jet-chart.jpg

But you really need a thumb...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By MrPulldown
I think it has to do more with throttle position...

I think it has to do more with throttle position than RPMs.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Riding a 300 lb dirt bike 70 mph will be scary no...

Riding a 300 lb dirt bike 70 mph will be scary no matter what.

Noise sounds like an out of balance rear wheel. Do you run a bead lock? Makes it worse and harder to balance.

How is your...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,555
Posted By MrPulldown
Thanks for the feed back

Thanks for the feed back
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 08:51 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Yes

Yes
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By MrPulldown
I might. PM in route.

I might. PM in route.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
In Pablo's build thread I remember being...

In Pablo's build thread I remember being surprised by his final jetting. It was rather close to stock. I guess more mysterious carb stuff (by the time I got into cars everything was FI, so I am only...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
If it just suddenly stopped working I am willing...

If it just suddenly stopped working I am willing to bet that the contact for the stater button have gone bad.

Check it see if you have 12v+ at the Orange wire at eh harness coming from the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
A little hard to figure out what exactly you are...

A little hard to figure out what exactly you are trying to describe. Does fire=12volt +.

Was something wrong with the OEM switch. How did you wire up the new switch. Does the new switch have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
I found that even the smaller wolfman eduro tank...

I found that even the smaller wolfman eduro tank bag too tall for me when standing and riding with the Acerbis tank. Get's in the way of the "boys". Was thinking that a pair of tank saddle bags...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 10:25 PM
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Posted By MrPulldown
Gear it lower. Drill out the slide of the carb. I...

Gear it lower. Drill out the slide of the carb. I don't think you should get that tm. Most likely worn out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32,611
Views: 4,103,900
Posted By MrPulldown
The guts seat foam is tall. I have one of their...

The guts seat foam is tall. I have one of their foams that I was selling. Cover torn but foam in decent shape. PM me.
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By MrPulldown
That's alot of parts. I have a 06 Fronty but it...

That's alot of parts. I have a 06 Fronty but it only has 65K on it. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By MrPulldown
Hate hot springs tubs or any with the spray in...

Hate hot springs tubs or any with the spray in foam. When I did the same thing I built a damn with cardboard and duck tape and used great stuff. Back in school I used a 2 part expanding foam with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32,611
Views: 4,103,900
Posted By MrPulldown
THIS. Almost destroyed the cover when I removed...

THIS. Almost destroyed the cover when I removed on the first time cause I did not know about the bolts under the cover.
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By MrPulldown
O2 was going to be my first guess after reading...

O2 was going to be my first guess after reading the A/f issue. Yeh I say this now that you got the truck back. 05 X is the current body right. VQ40. I have an 06 fronty.

I had a 2000 outback...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By MrPulldown
I keep a spray bottle of soapy water on the shelf...

I keep a spray bottle of soapy water on the shelf in my garage. Use it all the time. When ever I have a leaking tire I spray it down and look for bubbles. Valve cores, and bead seats are the #1...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,421
Posted By MrPulldown
Just DIY. It is not that hard and a skill every...

Just DIY. It is not that hard and a skill every dirt motorcyclists should have.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Yep speedo cable keeper. Bolts to the front...

Yep speedo cable keeper. Bolts to the front fender. There is a hole.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
. That is a dirt frame. No passenger peg...

.
That is a dirt frame. No passenger peg brackets. No kick stand safety bracket. Dirt grab bar. PO probably just bought a street and swapped, VIN plates
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
Die grinder or cut off wheel, makes short work on...

Die grinder or cut off wheel, makes short work on chain pins.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32,611
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Posted By MrPulldown
You sure the 250s clutch was geared higher. I...

You sure the 250s clutch was geared higher. I thought it was lower. I have a spare 250 I would throw on if that is the case.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32,611
Views: 4,103,900
Posted By MrPulldown
With the bike on the kick stand, turn the wheel...

With the bike on the kick stand, turn the wheel to the right. You can easily pour oil from a quart jug from the left.

The oil dip sick does not sit straight in the cap. The kick should point...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By MrPulldown
What carb is on your bike.

What carb is on your bike.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By MrPulldown
I have had good luck with Krylon Fusion paint. ...

I have had good luck with Krylon Fusion paint. Not sure about a plastic gas tank. Don't they out gas. All the DR350 guys end up with paint and decals that bubble.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32,611
Views: 4,103,900
Posted By MrPulldown
I had a 90 DR250S and a 92 DR350S both with...

I had a 90 DR250S and a 92 DR350S both with white.
I bought a "claimed" 90 dirt shock and it also came with a white.
I don't know if we will ever comes to a consensuses on this one.
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