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Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 879,250
Posted By tobbik
F11 Fog Lights

Hi,

I have a couple of questions about the Fog lights?

- When will they be available again?
- How long are the leads?
- can you wire both lights of a single (switched) fuse?
- 3A Fuse okay?...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
You guys know that swapping in the bandit swinger...

You guys know that swapping in the bandit swinger is a common mod for the folks who race the GS500? The ugly part is that it moves the brake from top to bottom. But the linkage all works ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-17-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
I was toying the DR650 in GS500 idea for a while,...

I was toying the DR650 in GS500 idea for a while, it never happened but here is what I found (applies to the DR650 aluminum Swingarm on DR650 from 1996+ models):

- pivot bearings are the same ID,...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 157,569
Posted By tobbik
Hi Brian, that looks really neat, I wanted...

Hi Brian,

that looks really neat, I wanted the crashbar mounts because it tucks the lights away neatly. However, the fender mount brings more light to the street and doesn't illuminate my dirty...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 157,569
Posted By tobbik
Finally mounted

I think I got them in May or June but didn't get under the tank until all my other stuff (spot beam LED's and heated grips) came in....
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 157,569
Posted By tobbik
The skeen controller has 2 separate and dedicated...

The skeen controller has 2 separate and dedicated outputs, one per light. So I would look into the controller.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
PMed you with email address. I have only the...

PMed you with email address. I have only the downloaded files.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
I got my info of an ohlins pdf file and that...

I got my info of an ohlins pdf file and that quotes 2003-06. Those pdfs are kinda hard to find but they are worth gold when you wanna mod things :)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-20-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
This is neat. I glance over the other thread....

This is neat. I glance over the other thread. Here is a little idea, which would be way more invasive to the bike:

An SV1000 shock has about 86mm of travel over the 60mm the SV650 shock has; it's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-31-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 1,038,507
Posted By tobbik
That is a nice looking one indeed, I just wonder...

That is a nice looking one indeed, I just wonder how the oversized oil cooler, that blocks air flow to the entire block effects the temperature ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Just be happy:1drink[/QUOTE] Oh, I am. But I...

Just be happy:1drink[/QUOTE]

Oh, I am. But I gotta admit, my ego is a little bruised...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Just to say thanks, TravelGuy was spot on it was...

Just to say thanks, TravelGuy was spot on it was the kill switch. Now I just don't know what pisses me of more, that someone pushed i my killswitch while being parked down town, or that they actually...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Oh crap, I totally didn't think of that and now...

Oh crap, I totally didn't think of that and now my bike is downtown .... It was too late and I was too tired. That would probably be it. Thanks. I'll grab a cab tomorrow and check it out. Darn!
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Question Trusty steed let me down ...

Dear wise people,

I just rode to town on my bike which did not act up at all previously. When I wanted to come back the bike did not start. The light came up allright. I kicked up the stand,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
I did some testing, here is the rundown. - Yes...

I did some testing, here is the rundown.
- Yes it looks a little odd, but it's function over form.
- I saw people who mounted them by the lid and they were very happy with it and it had proven to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Pelicans mounted

Hi,

I'm gettin ready for a month long trip south and mounted some pelicans. Please note that this is a green product; made 100% from recycled ideas form this forum....
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 316,608
Posted By tobbik
Jahmin has mounted it on a DR650 stock rim here: ...

Jahmin has mounted it on a DR650 stock rim here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15971946&postcount=1015

So that means the rim can take it on the KLR. but I don't know about the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
That is really good news, not only is a DR650 hub...

That is really good news, not only is a DR650 hub much cheaper, but there is also one laying in my basement(cush drive included). I wonder how much the swingarm pivots differs. The bearings(22x29x30)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Thanks for the detailed info. I thought about the...

Thanks for the detailed info. I thought about the DRZ Swingarm, especially since there is a custom made (read expensive) cush drive hub available over here. For that I'll have to check with my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95,570
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Posted By tobbik
The DR650 has an offset rear shock. Is the RMZ...

The DR650 has an offset rear shock. Is the RMZ just as much offset so that it becomes a straight swap?
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
No pics with the original bracket racks, sorry. I...

No pics with the original bracket racks, sorry. I have a few when I went out but on the happy Trails rack, on the brackets the are a tad narrower, especially on the bikes left side....
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
I do. Lov'em. But nothing is perfect. I have the...

I do. Lov'em. But nothing is perfect. I have the "rangers" with the bigger volume. I wouldn't wanna bother with smaller ones.

- They are not water proof. Not! As in not at all. Biggest problem is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
IMS tank reserve and capacity

I have the IMS tank since spring this year but haven't ridden the DR too much because there was too little play time and a GS500 I could commute on. Anyways, I'm back on the DR, love the torque...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Nope, they are GS500; Gs500 and SV650 wheels are...

Nope, they are GS500; Gs500 and SV650 wheels are different.
SV650 are straight as in the spokes take the shortest path from the hub to the rim, GS500 have a slight angle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Yeah, 2300 if everything is mint. I mean the...

Yeah, 2300 if everything is mint. I mean the bottom gasket will break on this thing, so that is just a matter of time and replacing that is probably not rocket science but a royal pita.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
You probably want a relay. Now you can nbuy the...

You probably want a relay. Now you can nbuy the parts or oprder the relay made for those lights with the proper connectors:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Works fine for me as well, I have it mainly for...

Works fine for me as well, I have it mainly for the city. No leaks and the bike took a nap a while ago ...
Got it from procycle, I think it's also the acerbis one. And I use it on the IMS tank. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
You will need two pairs, one for lowbeam and one...

You will need two pairs, one for lowbeam and one for highbeam. Pricey! And the cops around these realms aren't really cool with them even just as driving lights ....
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Yeah for example, salvage that clutch cover to...

Yeah for example, salvage that clutch cover to me! I promise I will put protectors on the next time around.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
I have the Denali's and they are great. A little...

I have the Denali's and they are great. A little on the bright side for oncoming traffic, even if properly adjusted. But for off-roading it makes a world of difference.PLus, with ~10W each there is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
I know it's tax subsidized but I still pay a nice...

I know it's tax subsidized but I still pay a nice chunk of cash every month here ....
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Yepp, I'm not gonna tell you how the a** rape us...

Yepp, I'm not gonna tell you how the a** rape us in BC for that, telling you that number would just about give you a heart attack. Btw, you know that sales tax in some European countries exceeds...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Accidentally pressed the killswitch?

Accidentally pressed the killswitch?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,391
Posted By tobbik
DR650 - '07 - stock: worst: 45mpg ...

DR650 - '07 - stock:
worst: 45mpg
average: 52mpg
best: 63mpg

GS500 - '09 - stock:
worst: 50mpg (not city, actually a very highspeed highway ride)
average: 55mpg
best: ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Curtesy of the parking light I tested that three...

Curtesy of the parking light I tested that three times so far. It starts up with the usual big thumper hesitence in 3rd with some skidding. Mine is a '07
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Not too many DR's go for 800 bucks unless they...

Not too many DR's go for 800 bucks unless they are wrecked. 1600 is maybe a fair price if it runs fine now. Make sure the engine work was done by some body who knows what they were doing. Talk him...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Well, what year, how many miles on it? A DR650...

Well, what year, how many miles on it? A DR650 ist still a nice bike even without SM wheels ... Depends on what you wanna do with it though.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
We had the same bad weather here in BC. With...

We had the same bad weather here in BC. With gloves being the gear that fails most often, I found the best investment this year were barkbuster "Storm", the ones with the huge plastic shield. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
Very slim :deal 20 vs 17 mm front axle, ...

Very slim :deal

20 vs 17 mm front axle,
220 vs 240 mm rear disc brake,
front disc brake diameter is different too (400 is smaller),
DRZ400 has a no cush-drive design, 650 has cush-drive
and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 95,570
Views: 17,966,106
Posted By tobbik
I'd try ebay, shocks go for as low as 150...

I'd try ebay, shocks go for as low as 150 sometimes even cheaper.
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