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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By Suzuki Phil
If you want to have a reliable bike leave it...

If you want to have a reliable bike leave it alone. DR's are super reliable when left in stock condition. If you do want to farkle only change the suspension parts.

I'd put a stock muffler...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,523
Posted By Suzuki Phil
How upgradeable will this bike be? By that can...

How upgradeable will this bike be? By that can we change the shock, modify the forks for different characteristics. Is there a big bore kit available?

The price and features of this bike sound...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-06-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Suzuki Phil
76 Kawasaki KE175 Question

On the front lower part of the crankcase is some type of vent mechanism. When I start the bike some oil and gas puke out the plastic tube running the skid plate.

Is this normal? Yesterday when I...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 58,744
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Ersin, Here's my updated info: Philip...

Ersin,

Here's my updated info:

Philip Suzuki Phil RV3 DR350

I'm #38 on the list.

Thanks,
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 58,744
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Philip Suzuki Phil RV3 DR350 Suzuki Phil is...

Philip Suzuki Phil RV3 DR350

Suzuki Phil is in 3 nights, full Rv hookup please, otherwise RV spot with water.

Thanks again Joel and volunteers,

SP
Forum: 2 smokers 10-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Common issue for a bike that has been sitting for...

Common issue for a bike that has been sitting for 5 years. Remove the carb again and remove the pilot jet, main jet, main jet tube, slide etc. Verify that every passge in the carb body is clear and...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Suzuki Phil
1. Don't run the bike with a torn air boot - lean...

1. Don't run the bike with a torn air boot - lean mixture, bad for two strokes.

2. Sounds like your bike needs a proper refresh. I had a 78 DT125 pretty simple bikes to work on.

3. Try to...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,504
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I picked up a 1976 KE175 last week for my wife to...

I picked up a 1976 KE175 last week for my wife to learn how to ride. Luckily I got the bike for free from a family member. Only has 1000 miles on it. I've spent about $150 off ebay to fix minor...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Suzuki Phil
1976 Kawasaki KE175 Fork Oil Capacity

I posted in old's cool but forgot about the 2 smokers section so maybe you guys can help.

Need fork oil capacity and oil weight for my 76 Kawi KE175. I think the forks are the same as the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Suzuki Phil
1976 Kawasaki KE175 Fork Oil Capacity

Just picked up the above bike for my wife to learn on and can't find the fork oil capacity or oil weight to use.

Anyone?

Thanks,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,183
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Will, My wife has Net10 prepaid service...

Will,

My wife has Net10 prepaid service with internet but net connectivity is only in major areas. While phone is everywhere.

Not sure of any motorcycle shops in the Hollywood area, are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By Suzuki Phil
You should be ok with any 90's Honda, Yamaha,...

You should be ok with any 90's Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki or Kawasaki dual sport. Most parts are still available either through the dealer or ebay.

I ride a 96 DR350 which is close to twenty years old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 24,911
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Thanks for putting on another great DV Noob rally...

Thanks for putting on another great DV Noob rally Joel. My dog had a great time also.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Suzuki Phil and Suzuki family are heading at 1:00...

Suzuki Phil and Suzuki family are heading at 1:00 pm Simi Valley time.

See Ya,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
We have an issue at site 72 as I have a 26 ft...

We have an issue at site 72 as I have a 26 ft long toyhauler to fit into the spot.

Let me know,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Ersin, I'd take site #72 if possible, sent...

Ersin,

I'd take site #72 if possible, sent you a PM also.

Thanks,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Joel, If I can move to a spot away from...

Joel,

If I can move to a spot away from party central that would be good. Are the sites above 65 available?

Thanks,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Joel, Suzuki Phil will take site #56 ...

Joel,

Suzuki Phil will take site #56

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,397
Posted By Suzuki Phil
A few years ago I sold a very nice aluminum quad...

A few years ago I sold a very nice aluminum quad trailer on craigslist to a guy in Las Vegas. Only communicated via email. We planned to meet in Victorville to do the exchange. I was a little nervous...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28,734
Views: 3,523,825
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I have the Seat Concepts seat on my 96 DR and am...

I have the Seat Concepts seat on my 96 DR and am extremely happy with it. Now I can ride all day with no monkey butt. I had a older Corbin, if the foam wouldn't have been hard as a rock I would of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28,734
Views: 3,523,825
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I've run both cush and non-cush on my 96 DR 350...

I've run both cush and non-cush on my 96 DR 350 and after 19K miles have experienced no reduction in gear train or sprocket life. My cush drive setup came off a 95 DR 250 off ebay.

Run either...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Payment sent last night via Paypal SP

Payment sent last night via Paypal

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
When I paypal you Joel is it for good or services...

When I paypal you Joel is it for good or services or family or friends?

SP
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Flying Merkel 1915 - Photo

Here's a high res photo of a sweet Merkel from Shorpy.com

http://www.shorpy.com/node/16800

Enjoy,

SP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Thanks for putting me on the wait list Joel....

Thanks for putting me on the wait list Joel. Haven't been on adv to much lately trying to get all my issues worked out, only one more test to go but I don't think they will find anything. Last few...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,229
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I guess I'm a few months late, been down with...

I guess I'm a few months late, been down with some health issue but I'm feeling better and want to ride. So what's the chance of a veteran DV Noob guy getting in?

SP
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 277,818
Posted By Suzuki Phil
In the US we have a bike show that makes the...

In the US we have a bike show that makes the rounds through a few cities, I hope CCM will at least show the bike in some of these shows to gage interest.

The Long Beach CA show is in December...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,030
Posted By Suzuki Phil
DR650 would be my choice. I'm biased somewhat...

DR650 would be my choice. I'm biased somewhat because I commute to work with my DR350.

Good Luck,

SP
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11,713
Views: 2,515,992
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Since you're in Utah you need to hit Casto Canyon...

Since you're in Utah you need to hit Casto Canyon trail, the trailhead is on the road that leads Bryce Canyon from Panquitch. Look it up. Casto Canyon is awesome.

I rode it in August, many...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,980
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Yes. I now have both compression and rebound...

Yes. I now have both compression and rebound adjustment - external, just turn the screw a click. You don't get that with revalving.

SP
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,980
Posted By Suzuki Phil
PM me your email address and I'll send them to...

PM me your email address and I'll send them to you.

SP
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,980
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I think for the RM conversion you will need to...

I think for the RM conversion you will need to change the stem out for your DR stem. On my RMX fork conversion I only had to turn the stem nut down .125" and get a new upper bearing. I found a sealed...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28,734
Views: 3,523,825
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I went from a stock seat to a Seat Concepts...

I went from a stock seat to a Seat Concepts version. Best money I've spent so far period. Now I can ride all day without any monkey butt :). My inseam is the same so I have to tippy toe it also. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 50,140
Posted By Suzuki Phil
What used Euro bike can stay reliable after...

What used Euro bike can stay reliable after seventeen years of use? Yes i bought my DR used and after 20K miles I trust it with my life. It's never let me down.

Next bike purchase will be new...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 50,140
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I'm in the market for a new ride in a couple of...

I'm in the market for a new ride in a couple of years. Right now I have a 96 DR350SE. What choices do I have, really expensive euro bikes or dated technology japanese bikes? Neither sound appealing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,181
Posted By Suzuki Phil
I commuted to work with it a couple of times so...

I commuted to work with it a couple of times so 55 mph would be tops. TC's had the dual range transmission so it would go anywhere. It's still in the family but had some engine issues recently. My...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28,734
Views: 3,523,825
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Nice DR for sale in SoCal: ...

Nice DR for sale in SoCal:

http://ventura.craigslist.org/mcy/4152102841.html

SP
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,023
Posted By Suzuki Phil
Suzuki Phil is out for this one, spent last...

Suzuki Phil is out for this one, spent last Monday in the ER. Don't fret all is well thanks to modern medicine.

Catch ya at DV Noob Rally I hope.

SP
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,181
Posted By Suzuki Phil
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s203/fbergski/D...

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s203/fbergski/DSC03248-2.jpg (http://s153.photobucket.com/user/fbergski/media/DSC03248-2.jpg.html)

1976 Suzuki TC100 that I rescued, sounded awesome with that...
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