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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
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Posted By boardrider247
:kboom So after waiting ten days and not...

:kboom

So after waiting ten days and not recieving any shipping info on my light I sent the seller a message asking where my light was. They responded by simply canceling my order rather then...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Fitting the DRZ400 shock to a DR 650

Ok, I am not finished with this part of the project yet but I thought I would try and put all of the info I have into one spot for the future.

Things which need to be done to make a DRZ 400 shock...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
No progress on the wheels at the moment. A very...

No progress on the wheels at the moment. A very kind local ADV'r is turning the spacers for me and right now I am patiently waiting for him to have time to finish those up.

But right now the bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20,479
Views: 898,381
Posted By boardrider247
Do I remember someone here looking for a WR250f? ...

Do I remember someone here looking for a WR250f?
My buddy is moving and would like to sell his in the next few weeks.
It's a 08. Relatively low hours as it hasn't been ridden in the last 3 seasons....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-14-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
I ended up buying a BD LaPaz 8" headlight. It...

I ended up buying a BD LaPaz 8" headlight. It looks like they discontinued the halogen model but some vendors still have old stock. I wasn't interested in spending the coin for a HID version so I'll...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20,479
Views: 898,381
Posted By boardrider247
I'd be open for it. However as of yesterday...

I'd be open for it. However as of yesterday Nemadji is still closed.
And I'm sure the rain forecasted for the next week won't help that situation.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20,479
Views: 898,381
Posted By boardrider247
Just sayin :evil ...

Just sayin :evil
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7755/17228247659_6302b27d6c_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sfpgNK)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/sfpgNK) by Danny Knowlan...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-07-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
:rofl That is umm interesting. The first...

:rofl
That is umm interesting.

The first DR that I bought had the same goofy led sort of set up. Maybe I will try those out and see if I can make something work.
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By boardrider247
There are electronic sensors that control engine...

There are electronic sensors that control engine functions associated with the transmission. Swapping in a 727 would make these unhappy.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
I picked up a used TM 40 from a local guy...

I picked up a used TM 40 from a local guy yesterday and bolted it on right away.
Bike fired up and seems to run great now. Next step is to order a trail tech unit and start routing/cleaning up all...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
It's alive!!! After messing around a bunch with...

It's alive!!!
After messing around a bunch with the carb I was able to get the bike to run on it's own for a little bit.
The carb is in need of a serious cleaning. The gas that was left in there...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Check the inside of the flywheel very closely. ...

Check the inside of the flywheel very closely.
That is where my errant washer ended up and destroyed my stator.

She is running now though:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20,479
Views: 898,381
Posted By boardrider247
My Super DR project bike it up and running engine...

My Super DR project bike it up and running engine sounds good without any unusual noises. Time to start buying parts and get it put together:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 250,286
Posted By boardrider247
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/tenneco-marzo...

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/tenneco-marzocchi-closing-factory/
For anyone else interested. Looks like it is more then a case of just moving facilities to Asia.

Guess it wasn't such a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Not sure how far north you are. But if you...

Not sure how far north you are.
But if you wanted to come to my place I would help you swap tires. They are easy once you do a bunch of them.

I'm just north of St. Paul
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By boardrider247
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8743/16498886864_3d...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8743/16498886864_3de4ffd00b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r8X7fC)su0408004063 (https://flic.kr/p/r8X7fC) by boardrider247 (https://www.flickr.com/people/35294907@N04/), on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-29-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
We have spark:killen:dllama New stator is in...

We have spark:killen:dllama

New stator is in and everything assembled. I just gave it a quick bump as the gasket goo hasn't set up yet so it is not full of oil.

But I couldn't help myself and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-29-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
I ordered from eShocks. Same deal. Ended up...

I ordered from eShocks. Same deal.
Ended up about $70 for 8.1 spring.
http://www.eshocks.com/hyp_ind.asp?SubCheck=5+IDQ2%2E&Free_Length=0Q1&SubChar=Q
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-29-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
For now yes. I still have the factory key switch...

For now yes. I still have the factory key switch wired up. I was trying to make sure it ran before changing too many things. :D

Just now I went on a bit of a ebay spree and ordered a DRZ shock,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Yea it's a good thing I got a relative deal on...

Yea it's a good thing I got a relative deal on this one.
This is the first project bike I have actually kept good records of how much I'm spending on it.

I won't be doing that again:rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
New high output stator and AGM battery should be...

New high output stator and AGM battery should be here tomorrow.
If all goes well I would like to have this thing running by the weekend.
Of course I still need to buy a seat, tank and plastic...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By boardrider247
:rofl You must still be thinking of the 727....

:rofl

You must still be thinking of the 727. In 94 when the second gen ram came out they moved to the updated electronically controlled version of the 727 and added overdrive as I recal. When that...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By boardrider247
No idea of the quality ...

No idea of the quality
http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts/shift_point_transmission_assembly/1104000409_SHITR90046.aspx#
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-27-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Pulled off the stator cover today and think I...

Pulled off the stator cover today and think I found my problem.
The washer I dropped and couldn't find during assembly of the stator.
Yeah that landed on the inside of the flywheel and stuck to the...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By boardrider247
There has to be a small Indy trans shop around...

There has to be a small Indy trans shop around you can have do the work.
I have three or four within ten minutes of my house that specialize in transmissions.

We had the trans in my dads 95 2500...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
I'm going to hang onto it at least until I sort...

I'm going to hang onto it at least until I sort out my problem.
When I get the bike running I'll shoot you a pm and we can figure some thing out.:beer
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Got it! And No spark........... So...

Got it!

And

No spark...........

So first chance I get I'm pulling the stator cover back off and putting in a new pickup coil. If that doesn't do the trick I'll be looking at stripping down...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
I did ohm out both the power coil and...

I did ohm out both the power coil and pickup/trigger/pulsar coils.
Power coil shows .2 ohms and pickup shows 175/180.
I have another used CDI on it's way if that doesn't fix the problem I will...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
So messing around with my electrical issues a bit...

So messing around with my electrical issues a bit more while waiting for my new used CDI to show up. I found something interesting.

First I will recap my situation.
I started with two bikes a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
I'm patiently waiting for it to arrive.......... ...

I'm patiently waiting for it to arrive..........
Ok maybe not patiently:D

I did receive two new pickup coils the other day. Just in case I need them.
The one in the bike ohm's out at 175/180 so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Lookin good doug:thumb While we are still...

Lookin good doug:thumb


While we are still talking about cdi's:kboom
Does anyone know of a service which tests and rebuilds them? I very likely have two dead ones on my workbench and even if it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Making any progress? I'm interested to see what...

Making any progress?
I'm interested to see what you find out as I am having similar issues with ignition troubles.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 250,286
Posted By boardrider247
Have a link or any more info about this? My...

Have a link or any more info about this? My Google fu is weak and could not find anything.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-19-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Thanks. I may be doing the stator cover again if...

Thanks. I may be doing the stator cover again if I need to change the pickup coil:kboom
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20,479
Views: 898,381
Posted By boardrider247
Anyone around the twin cities have a DR 650 cdi...

Anyone around the twin cities have a DR 650 cdi or pickup coil I could borrow for diagnostic testing? I can return the cdi right away or if it's the pickup coil I have two ordered I can replace yours...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
:ear Tell me more. I would like to get rid of...

:ear
Tell me more. I would like to get rid of the stock ignition switch on my project bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Thanks. Being as though I am using second hand...

Thanks. Being as though I am using second hand parts and I did not do the wiring on the pickup. I will try with the wires swapped before going too crazy.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Thanks that is good news I guess. The first...

Thanks that is good news I guess.
The first time I am positive it was the CDI as swapping it over got the bike running with no other changes.

But when it seemingly happened again on a different...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 109,292
Views: 21,937,966
Posted By boardrider247
Are bad CDI's common? When I revived my 96' it...

Are bad CDI's common?
When I revived my 96' it randomly killed a CDI (confirmed by replacing the CDI with the one from my 05)

Now I have my 05 assembled and went to fire it up today, no spark. I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-15-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,342
Posted By boardrider247
Filled the bike with oil tonight, so far no...

Filled the bike with oil tonight, so far no leaks.
However when I tried to start it I have no spark:becca
After some testing it appears the used CDI I purchased is shot:puke1

Now I need to find...
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