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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Tool carriers

Heads up: the Kientech tool carrier is not water tight. The one on my bike let some moisture in during the last few days of rain.

Kientech product link: http://www.kientech.com/DR650Tools.htm
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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Bingo. I adjusted the clip one groove richer and...

Bingo. I adjusted the clip one groove richer and the bike runs even smoother.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I bought this ignition switch used. The PO lubed...

I bought this ignition switch used. The PO lubed the hole with this black greasy stuff and I absolutely hate getting grease/oil on myself, so I bought a new one. Well, 90% of the grease has gone...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
I think Derek is trying to get everyone on the...

I think Derek is trying to get everyone on the same page as far as technical lingo is concerned - to make it easier for him to give a proper response, and to limit confusion and mix-ups.

Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Problem solved! Since I already had the carb open...

Problem solved! Since I already had the carb open to check the position of the needle clip, I thought that I should go ahead and adjust the clip one slot richer. I reassembled the bike, fired it up,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Haha Ok Derek , I'll try to get more exact...

Haha

Ok Derek , I'll try to get more exact information for you. I just didn't have time to open the carb yesterday.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
1. The uni filter was attached to the diaphragm...

1. The uni filter was attached to the diaphragm vent.
2. Judging from my wrist positions, the problem happens between 30&50 percent throttle.
3. Snorkel was removed by previous owner
4. The main...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
sporadic rev sags

@ Motolab

I'm having an issue just recently after cleaning the air filter and removing the uni-filter that I installed a while back from the carb breather hose.

When cruising at highway...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:56 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
OEM clutch

I've decided to stick with the OEM clutch.

The odometer is almost 60k miles, and the clutch slips a little when taking off from idle on cold starts, so I think I should just replace both steel and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thats funny!

Thats funny!
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Clutch

I need to replace the clutch soon. It seems there is a difference of opinions concerning aftermarket vs oem. Procycle sells the barnett and DP dunlop clutch kits. Would these be as good as oem?
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
anyone have feedback on this new LED headlight...

anyone have feedback on this new LED headlight that procycle sells? http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#led-headlight
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By sunthechip
Thanks, that's a relief. The carb has...

Thanks, that's a relief.

The carb has already been rebuilt, the steering head bearings replaced, the rubber buffer on the swingarm is in good condition, and the forks were rebuilt not too long...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 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
Replies: 98,654
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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
Replies: 98,654
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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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Views: 18,812,227
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
Replies: 98,654
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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
Replies: 98,654
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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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Views: 18,812,227
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
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,227
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
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,227
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.
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