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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:20 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
56k mi.

my bike just got to 56k miles. anything I should be checking, mostly engine wise? I plan to replace the wheel and cush bearing soon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
??

What happened? Why did you split the case?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Marving?

I am having trouble finding where to buy a marving exhaust. Any ideas? Anyone got one for sale?

I would like a new exhaust, but I don't want one that needs repacking all the time, I don't want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
No, I didnt think to try that, but good idea. I...

No, I didnt think to try that, but good idea. I will, thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Anyone know who sells double sealed koyo...

Anyone know who sells double sealed koyo bearings? I want to replace the cush drive and all the wheel bearings. Any other Japanese/German brand bearings are good too - if anyone has suggestions.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
spare tube

I would like to buy an extra of the hose that comes off the 90 degree carb elbow and leads to the secondary breather filter. I looked at the local dealer's special order schematics - it's only sold...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 09:44 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Hello fellow DR650 inmates. I love you all. I...

Hello fellow DR650 inmates. I love you all. I think this thread is one of the best things in existence, and it sure has helped me a lot. Thanks for everyone who has helped me in the past.

Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
anyone know if these are the exact same tools? ...

anyone know if these are the exact same tools?
pit posse (http://pitposse.com/blbeandbure.html)
and
motion pro (http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0292/)

sure looks like it...
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
i've got a new oem vacuum line for the stock...

i've got a new oem vacuum line for the stock petcock if anyone wants it. 1st to post a relpy gets it.... and pm me your address and ill mail it when i have time.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
ProCycle sells a fork rebuild kit if you intend...

ProCycle sells a fork rebuild kit if you intend to replace the anti-friction metals.
When i rebuilt my front forks i used this video (http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Ekocy6xdE) as a guide. The pvc...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
License plate lighting alternative

For anyone who buys ProCycle's clean up your backside kit, but wants a better alternative to the flimsy LED light that it comes with, these LED adhesive strips...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I use CDI 1002MFRMH (made by snap-on, but not...

I use CDI 1002MFRMH (made by snap-on, but not labeled as such - way cheaper too, and made in USA) 3/8" drive, 10-100 ft.lb. link here...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
what are the primary purposes of these tools? ...

what are the primary purposes of these tools?

Is the EBC tool supposed to keep the basket from spinning while removing the center bolt, and why would I get one over the other?
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thumbs up to Derek (motolab) for carb parts,...

Thumbs up to Derek (motolab) for carb parts, kits, tools, and knowledge.

Very helpful, thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Torque

What are the torque specs for the TDC inspection plug and the magneto cover plug?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Watch this:...

Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHjHIXxoIew

There are two TDCs. The right one is when you can wiggle the rockers with your fingers.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Are the internals exposed when you remove the...

Are the internals exposed when you remove the magneto cover cap for TDC?
I want to see if mine will come off, but I don't want to bust it and have an un-ridable bike.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I need to order a needle valve and o-ring to fix...

I need to order a needle valve and o-ring to fix the flooding problem that I'm having.

Can someone please point out the parts? I don't know which numbers to order.

Thanks!

edit: I believe...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Nvm. I found them:...

Nvm. I found them: http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#engineplugs

they still use allen slots.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
I think i remember seeing an aftermarket...

I think i remember seeing an aftermarket replacement for the magneto cover cap that doesn't use an allen slot, but I cant find any. Does anyone know if such a thing exists? Thanks

Also, anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thanks! And btw i unhooked the fuel lines...

Thanks!

And btw i unhooked the fuel lines again last night and the petcock does have a VERY small leak. I got a manual one today.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Is it hard to remove the carb? I've never had it...

Is it hard to remove the carb? I've never had it off the bike and i dont want to screw anything up b/c this is my only trans. Do i need any special tools besides the calipers? And is it easy to set...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
No, no noticable dribble of fuel from the...

No, no noticable dribble of fuel from the petcock, but i only looked at it for a short period. It might be leaking in very small quantities - enough to cause a problem over the course of many hours?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Your guess of having a flooding problem was...

Your guess of having a flooding problem was right. I disconnected the fuel line last night an reconnected it in the morning. I filled the fuel line in the PRI position, gave the throttle two twists,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Would the flooding issue be caused by a...

Would the flooding issue be caused by a malfunctioning petcock? I could disconnect the fuel line overnight and reconnect in the morning and see what happens.

Could the dirty carb be from ethanol?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Are you refering to the stock choke? I have a...

Are you refering to the stock choke? I have a relocated choke with a pull knob down near the engine on the left side.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
DR hard to start after sitting for a few hours.

This started happening recently. I thought it was the cold, but the weather has been mild the past few days. Last night was a low of 37, and its 57 right now.

The bike is hard to get going after...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
does anyone know the stock wire gauges on the DR?...

does anyone know the stock wire gauges on the DR?

I'm ordering some posi-locks from eastern beaver and I need to know which size to buy.

For wire size AWG18-24 or For wire size AWG14-16
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
I think that lithium battery doesn't like the...

I think that lithium battery doesn't like the cold. I'd also check your battery and starter cables at both ends for looseness and/or corrosion. Ohm them out to check for excessive resistance. Your...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
No. I recycled the old lead-acid battery...

No. I recycled the old lead-acid battery unfortunately. If I still had it then I would try swapping them out. It was winter when I got the bike, and I never had this problem with the lead-acid - even...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
I am having a problem with my bike starting. I...

I am having a problem with my bike starting. I think I know what is happening.


The problem is that the starter motor will turn, and the starter clutch is engaged, but sometimes it isn't enough...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
Ok I just went out and checked. the...

Ok I just went out and checked.

the starter motor spins AND the engine is turning (I can feel definite vibration when I place my hand over the magneto cover) but the engine doesn't fire up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
round one, yes. it sounds like just the starter...

round one, yes. it sounds like just the starter motor is spinning

and on round two, it seems like it "catches" the engine and starts immediately

EDIT: it was acting up last night. and I had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
problem with starting

I have a problem when I start my dr.

This is how it goes:
Turn key to on, and press the starter button. Result: the starter engine turns continuously, but the bike doesn't fire up.

SO,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 08:12 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
After a hard rain sometimes the bike won't start...

After a hard rain sometimes the bike won't start after holding the starter down, but after I turn the key back to off and then to on again it starts right up. Anyone else experience this?
Also, I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 01:05 AM
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Posted By sunthechip
What category is the chain under in the OEM parts...

What category is the chain under in the OEM parts catalog?

Im looking at this one:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:01 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Stearing head bearing change help

I am going to attempt to replace my steering head bearings.

1. I want to buy a quality bearing (koyo, or a similar brand) , but I can't find a place to buy them. Are the stock bearings koyo, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 09:31 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I know the ID for the fuel line is 5/16" ...

I know the ID for the fuel line is 5/16"

Anyone know the ID of the vacuum line?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 02:30 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
maybe your valve clearance is out of spec?

maybe your valve clearance is out of spec?
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