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Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:36 PM
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I have not been around for a while, so I don't...

I have not been around for a while, so I don't know your bikes history, but Yes, change your oil and filter. What oil did you add? I hope it wasn't stranded automotive oil with super slipper in it. A...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:13 PM
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I track almost every fill up at fulley.com ...

I track almost every fill up at fulley.com

http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/suzuki/dr650se/2006/Escaped/91965
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:14 PM
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:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Appropriate "torque" is an acquired...

Appropriate "torque" is an acquired taste:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Yea I have HID headlight and two 10 Watt LED,...

Yea I have HID headlight and two 10 Watt LED, works great:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Like others have said not problem cruising 70 to...

Like others have said not problem cruising 70 to 80 mph with stock gearing and can exceed 100 mph when the need arises.

For ergonomic you will should consider -

After market seat
Lower the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Popping on decel is normal, stock carb does not...

Popping on decel is normal, stock carb does not provide any fuel to engine with throttle closed. Popping occures with stock exhaust you just can't hear it.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Escaped
You can swap the front sprocket in less then 15...

You can swap the front sprocket in less then 15 minutes so just swap to 14 tooth when you arrive at the trail.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Escaped
VIBRATION! As left side get used up, more gas...

VIBRATION! As left side get used up, more gas from right vibrates over.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Escaped
106 f

National Weather Service is reporting 106 F at Mather AFB - its going to be an interesting ride home on the old DR650

Its a "dry" heat tho - 17% RH
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Escaped
Found no vacuum leaks?

Found no vacuum leaks?
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Ok Brutalguyracing, http://smu.gs/1txRTfc

Ok Brutalguyracing,
http://smu.gs/1txRTfc
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Check out this vid for checking for vacuum leak ...

Check out this vid for checking for vacuum leak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CPqbaSgcok
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Yea makes you wonder about the overall history...

Yea makes you wonder about the overall history :eek1- Well good luck and keep us posted.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Refresh my memory - what was the history of that...

Refresh my memory - what was the history of that motor before you got It?

Didn't I see some rust present on some prior photo you posted? Maybe the rust I saw was on your blown motor/
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Escaped
DANG!:clap

DANG!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Sounds normal to me. DR650 engine is a noisy...

Sounds normal to me. DR650 engine is a noisy beast:wink:, lots clunking sounds especially with a skid plate. I will try and download a recording of mind tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Escaped
http://www.moto-lab.com/ ...

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


QUOTE=1989THEARK;24489548]Whats his e mail or website?[/QUOTE]
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Escaped
You certainly have a serious underlying issue....

You certainly have a serious underlying issue. The DR650 should not be overheating. I live and commute in Sacramento CA and have spent lots of time in heavy stop and go traffic with temperatures up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 10:46 AM
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Views: 1,813
Posted By Escaped
Check out the Zero's specs: TORQUE: 68 ft-lb...

Check out the Zero's specs:

TORQUE: 68 ft-lb
TOP SPEED: 98 mph
RANGE: 95 to 158 miles
COST: $0.01 per mile

Price $13,000 to 18,000 USD
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Escaped
I rarely if ever put the bike in neutral at...

I rarely if ever put the bike in neutral at stops, I commute 15 to 20 miles each what every day with approximately 20 stop lights to go thru (stopping at maybe 10) with lots of lane...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Escaped
You might also consider just getting a lower seat...

You might also consider just getting a lower seat - $370 (I have the 1 inch lower Sargent seat and wider and more comfortable than stock) and dropping the pegs with Procycle - $150 (1-3/4" lower than...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 69,892
Posted By Escaped
Hey Quezzie, Don't miss LaFitte's Bar ...

Hey Quezzie,

Don't miss LaFitte's Bar

Oldest bar in America!

http://www.lafittesblacksmithshop.com/Homepage.html

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop -- built between 1722 and 1732 by Nicolas...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Escaped
I am NOT 100% certain because I personally have...

I am NOT 100% certain because I personally have not got inside by DR650, but I guess it does not really matter if that is 3rd gear or not, it needs attention.

Maybe Procycle or some else with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Bummer:eek1 Here is a post on a...

Bummer:eek1




Here is a post on a rebuild -

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12205241&postcount=100
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Don't use a pressure washer - the high pressure...

Don't use a pressure washer - the high pressure will force water past the seals.

Use kerosene and a brush to clean and then a lube of your choice.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Escaped
Yeah, I think something was lost in translation. ...

Yeah, I think something was lost in translation.

I thing they meant it to mean:

Exceptional Rider
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Escaped
My eyes, my eyes ugg Sent from my...

My eyes, my eyes ugg




Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Escaped
Cheap approach you make your own using paracord....

Cheap approach you make your own using paracord. Search advrider, there's a guy with a topic on it.

Here is the link:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867475

unfortunately the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Escaped
"If it ain't broke don't fix it" There is a...

"If it ain't broke don't fix it"

There is a very slight chance that your 3rd gear is going to grenade and the cost of rebuilding the transmission with a new gear set "just in case" is not worth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,713
Posted By Escaped
Yea, I usually get "nice dirt bike" or "you ride...

Yea, I usually get "nice dirt bike" or "you ride that dirt bike on the freeway" :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Escaped
Very nice :clap

Very nice :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Escaped
:lol3 I tried once :fall :kboom

:lol3 I tried once :fall
:kboom
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 99,840
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Posted By Escaped
The DR650 valves have been very stable in...

The DR650 valves have been very stable in adjustment.

But if they are off, there off - you could burn a valve.

With an oil change extra 1,000 miles is no big deal, with an valve adj it is or...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 99,840
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Posted By Escaped
I tried the 520's and it worked fine - maybe...

I tried the 520's and it worked fine - maybe slightly shorter life, but I switched back to the 525 after the bike developed a nasty buzzing rattle under moderate acceleration - I hunted for the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Escaped
525 O ring chain $139 at Procycle including...

525 O ring chain $139 at Procycle including sprockets. $109 for the 520's
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 99,840
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Posted By Escaped
It makes the job a lot easier if you have a good...

It makes the job a lot easier if you have a good chain breaker / Riveting tool, I got this one at Cycle gear of $10 on sale. It wasnt marked on sale but the clerk at the register rung it up at 9.95...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 99,840
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Posted By Escaped
A battery should always be the first thing...

A battery should always be the first thing checked when experiencing electrical problems on a vehicle.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 99,840
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Posted By Escaped
I think that's a significant clue

I think that's a significant clue
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Escaped
:lol3 I certainly can understand that.

:lol3 I certainly can understand that.
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