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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2010, 05:10 AM
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Posted By dylandr
Hey Jenx You don't nes have to change the...

Hey Jenx

You don't nes have to change the flasher unit. All you do is solder in a 10ohm 5watt resistor in parallel.
There is not enough resistance to heat the bi-metal strip in the flasher unit,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
xaust.

Anybody ever GUT one of these DR's xausts?
The cheap way to get more flow. I know the stocker is fookin heavy and that a GIXAR xaust would be better, but as a point of interest, has anyone done it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 329,985
Posted By dylandr
comedy!!

:poser
This is a bloody awesome read mate.
I nearly pissed myself laughing reading this last part.
I can relate as I think I would have done the same thing, but by putting those 2 eyes into it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Wink Follow the bread trail...... ...

Follow the bread trail......
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af320/Dylandr_photos/front.jpg
Comment?

Cheers Dyl
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
measurements

Can someone tell me what the measurements between the holes on the trippleclamps of the DR are? specifically the measurement between the pivot point of the tripples to the front part of the shocks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
Talking Chicken! :hide :hide :hide ...

Chicken!

:hide :hide :hide


Just kidding. I had the same thing. If you ride standing does the floating still occur? I just started standing, bit more weight up front and the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Eh? Ok guys.... I've been thinking, I'm not totally...

Ok guys....
I've been thinking, I'm not totally sold on the whole mount on the shocks story... that other one looked wicked!
So I was thinkin' that seeing as though I've already done all the R&D...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Eh? Roadbook holder.

Been toying with the Idea of going the whole hog. Putting a Roadbook holder on to the nav tower.
Took a pic, what d'ya think?
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af320/Dylandr_photos/extend1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Wink Cad

Hey tileman.

The drawings on the pic are at scale. The nav tower brackets and mounts are assembled and when I have all the parts nicely put together (screws and all) I send part files yo the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
The show MUST go on

Hey all

So I'm back on the cad and back to keep this thread alive! (Thanks Tileman)
I've been picking my brain for a mounting idea and then had a brainfart and climbed onto CAD to do this......
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Cool2 A new beginning.

OK, I've made up my mind what my new fairing will be based on and I have started modelling it in cardboard so that I can get cracking on the cad drawings. Should I start a new thread and let this one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
GSXR can

Can someone tell whether the GSXR K4 canister can be used on the DR instead of the K1/K2?
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 10:57 PM
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Views: 233,549
Posted By dylandr
Manual?

Howzat.

Can anyone point me in the direction of a PDF version of a DR250 manual?
Somewhere on the thread I suppose?

Cheers
Dyl:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
Howzat So let me get this right... You...

Howzat

So let me get this right... You milled out the 1.5mm D shelf on the bottom of the slide?
I must say, you got a pair cause I wouldn't go near that slide with a drill!
I made a spacer from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
Air filter?

Just had the same thing, found out the air filter oil I used wasn't letting any air through... or at least, not enough!
Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8,604
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Posted By dylandr
Manual?

Howzat

I do not own a DR200 but a DR650. My brother owns a DR250.
Can anyone please show me in the direction of a PDF version of a manual?
Link?

Cheers
Dyl:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
you da man! Jetting sorted!

hey jenx

You da man. Sorted the jetting on my pig. Found your carb settings and it works brilliant! Lekker bottom end and acceptable top end.
Unbuttoned the box, idle screw 1 1/4 turn out, got a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 09:43 AM
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Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
sunday bloody sunday.

why does shit always happen on sundays?
Found out the bearing on my cush drive is shot! I mean, really buggered! Anyone know what the cause of this is?
Will i be able to source this bearing and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 10:21 PM
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Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
Eh? Convert to stock

No worries.
Last night I converted back to stock (temporary) I can't remember what clip the needle clip was on when I got it. I, this morning took it to work and tried hammering it on a few...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 97,518
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Posted By dylandr
FAG bearings should be able to help. Give em a...

FAG bearings should be able to help. Give em a call
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 05:36 AM
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Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
DJ kit?

Plenty info.... Thanks.

Where did you get hold of a DJ kit? And how much was it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 04:12 AM
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Posted By dylandr
Yep the bog was low down to mid range. after that...

Yep the bog was low down to mid range. after that the bike does not keep climbing in revs, just stays stagnent and refuses to go faster than 130... on full taps!
When I bought the bike (brand new)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 97,518
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Posted By dylandr
I did try the 155.... absolute bog. I've got the...

I did try the 155.... absolute bog. I've got the stock pipe and don't intend to change soon. I'm thinking I'm running a bit too rich on fuel at the moment.
I don't mind admitting defeat as long as I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
jetting.... a jenx question.

Hey jenx

Seeing as you are about the same altitude as me (Pretoria) , what jetting are you running? I'm sukkeling to get mine right, I've cut the airbox open and shoved in a 150 main in there....
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
sharky!

welcome my bru. We're gonna make a kickass screen but not from ally. I like my throat intact. How those soft panniers i moved your way?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,963
Posted By dylandr
She was a lovely bike! Went like the clappers...

She was a lovely bike! Went like the clappers too! She caused me a broken collar bone, so I restored her, sold her and bought a 08 DR650. If I had kept her I would have married a KTM front end to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,963
Posted By dylandr
Cry Awesome build!

Bloody brilliant thread.
I had the 1983 TT600 that I also did a complete rebuild on. I'm now really sad that I sold the old girl, she was an awesome ride! some pics......
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 329,985
Posted By dylandr
Eek Holy shite Mezo You should really look into...

Holy shite Mezo

You should really look into doing these rebuilds for a living. There are plenty okes out there with plenty chink and stupid hands that want a work of art. Your rebuild is truly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Cool2 Back again...

Howzat all!

Back again and ready to do something new and fresh.

I have been thinking this whole build over and all the ideas are streaming through my mind.
Some of the thoughts I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 97,518
Views: 18,511,442
Posted By dylandr
Thumb Vapor.

Howzat.

I'm quite happy with my vapor. Quick to install and gives a perfectly visible read out. The little unit is tough as nails too, The only way the wires break off is if you disconnect the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Thumb Hey tileman From what I saw with my crash...

Hey tileman

From what I saw with my crash was that the whole tower and fairing also absorbed most of the impact. In my books it can only be a good thing! Would rather have a piece of glass fiber...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 329,985
Posted By dylandr
Eh? ???

My guess... It's a sanding tool. The metal part is fastened into the chuck and the sand paper is inserted into the groove and then wrapped around the shaft?

I'd use it that way.:cob

Unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Wink Looks sweet!!

tileman

That fairing looks awesome! From the looks of it, you didn't use fiberglass tho.
Is that polyethylene sheeting?

my design does consist of 2 side supports. I just need to re-think the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Thumb ficoszac Awesome work! Simple but good...

ficoszac

Awesome work! Simple but good looking!
I tend to over design , making things complex though.
Spoke to the mechanic who removed the fairing off my bike yesterday... he says it was a rock...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 329,985
Posted By dylandr
Talking Go MEZO! You da man! Very inspiring...

Go MEZO!

You da man!
Very inspiring project! Keep it coming mate!:thumb

Dyl
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Wink The new SHIT!!

Howzat Guys

Done with waiting around for my bike to return to me.
Thanks Ron for the info, It's definately gonna help.
Got busy this weekend looking at photo's of other rally bike nav towers and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Cool2 Anyone?

Howzat all

I'm going on... Gonna build another fairing for the DR.
I have a few questions though.
Hopefully you guru's out there will be able to give me some info??

1. I'm torn between...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Cool2 I'm a heelin' up!

Howzat all

Heeling up is not easy to do... got no bike to modify in my garage, no wheels to roll around on and it seems like all my riding and designing time is wasting away.
Took my bike to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
Cry the aftermath!!

Thanks guys.

So I survived the ordeal, now its up to the insurance company to see if the bike gets scrapped or fixed.
Here's a few pics of the donkey via pomfret tour outcome......
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 53,503
Posted By dylandr
crash. Fuck!

howzat all.

Got some good news and bad news.
Good news first, i made the ride to pomfret, amazing ride, awesome roads and beautiful scenery! Will do the route again, definately!
Bad news, i...
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