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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
I agree. That is where I am at: stock...

I agree. That is where I am at: stock configuration of the engine, airbox, exhaust. I want reliability, longevity, and range without the need to carry any fuel in excess of what is in my aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
That is an awesome photo! :> Regards, ...

That is an awesome photo! :>

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
Those two sizes are pretty close: 15/16 =...

Those two sizes are pretty close:

15/16 = 0.9375 inches
24mm = 0.944879 inches

I doubt there is an appreciable difference in most wrenches/sockets.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:02 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
24mm Regards, Gregory Bender

24mm

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Yep! I replaced those sealing washers earlier...

Yep! I replaced those sealing washers earlier this year and that cleared up a very slight leak I had there for a long time. :>

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Hi Friedom, I wanted the 1999 for the...

Hi Friedom,

I wanted the 1999 for the improved suspension and DC electrics. At the time, I saw the electric start as a disadvantage and didn't really want it. I could always easily start my 1993....
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Nope...the only one I have is already installed...

Nope...the only one I have is already installed in my 1999 DR350 SE. Sorry.

It sounds like you weren't able to figure out the problem you were having. It has been so long, I don't recall exactly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Good tip...I'll take a look. Regards, ...

Good tip...I'll take a look.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Thanks toates89! That is perfect information. I...

Thanks toates89! That is perfect information. I think I'll give the rear a try.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 92
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Posted By Greg Bender
Just a plug for MrPulldown. I have used his...

Just a plug for MrPulldown. I have used his relays/diode kits on multiple motorcycles for more than a year now with excellent results. Anytime I need one, I just send him and note and he takes care...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Rear Brake Disc

Hi all,

It is time for me to purchase another rear brake disc. I'm considering this one:

http://www.d2moto.com/1996-1999-Suzuki-DR350-Rear-Brake-Rotor-Disc_p_3006.html

Has anyone tried it?...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Greg Bender
The one for my 1999 SE model is only $54.32. ...

The one for my 1999 SE model is only $54.32.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I considered that item, but I was not sure it was...

I considered that item, but I was not sure it was an exact replacement and it wasn't cheap enough (versus OEM direct from Suzuki with a sure fitment) that I didn't buy it. Instead, I just but an OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I finally "own" it

Hi all,

This past weekend I rode up to St. George, Utah and spent a few days riding some really great roads with a bunch of friends. Awesome stuff!

During this trip, I finally made my 1999...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Hi Dave Nev, I've got the drum brakes on my...

Hi Dave Nev,

I've got the drum brakes on my Moto Guzzi Ambassador set up pretty good, so it isn't really a problem. That being said, I do give myself a lot more following distance than with modern...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
Yes, the EBC CSK34 is what I fit half of (along...

Yes, the EBC CSK34 is what I fit half of (along with 1/2 brand new OEM springs). This solved my slippage problem on otherwise nearly full thickness fiber clutch discs and proper oil (i.e., wet clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
My apologies. Your post requested jetting...

My apologies. Your post requested jetting specifications and I simply linked to a source for that information.

In my experience, riding my bone-stock 1999 DR350 SE in the extreme heat of Arizona...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
All the specs are listed in the factory workshop...

All the specs are listed in the factory workshop manual (http://www.thisoldtractor.com/dr350_workshop_manuals___shop_manuals___service_manuals.html).

I hope this helps!

Regards,

Gregory...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I'd hate to misquote Rick and Janice...just give...

I'd hate to misquote Rick and Janice...just give them a call. They are really nice folks.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I did not have any re-valving done. They just...

I did not have any re-valving done. They just replaced all of the seals and made sure everything was in good working order. They also put it on their Dyno and made sure it was operating properly. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
My rear shock started to leak during a trip this...

My rear shock started to leak during a trip this past spring and it made a small mess of things. I certainly noticed the lack of damping action. While I had previously serviced the shock myself (new...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
That is my experience, too - very funky and gross...

That is my experience, too - very funky and gross (depending on the machine that I am working on). Even "completely sealed" brake systems absorb water and darken over time and need to be replaced....
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
This is the one that I've purchased and use: ...

This is the one that I've purchased and use:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AVS6H2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
Ever since purchasing my DR350, I've been...

Ever since purchasing my DR350, I've been lubricating the chain. I've used a good sticky lubricant, but I've never enjoyed the process of lubing the chain. The lube builds up and makes a bit of a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
Yes, precisely! Get off the bike, take off your...

Yes, precisely! Get off the bike, take off your helmet, grab a rag and check the oil. When I'm doing long pavement days, I check at every gasoline fill up. As long as you keep oil in them, they'll...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Greg Bender
I use these two products: ...

I use these two products:
http://www.mgcycle.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=80&products_id=672
http://www.mgcycle.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=23&products_id=1899

If it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I agree with Hario regarding the clutch. Go with...

I agree with Hario regarding the clutch. Go with genuine Suzuki components all around.

As for the MT43, well, personally I hated them when I tried them. I thought they wore just as quickly as my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I bring sprockets and change at my destination....

I bring sprockets and change at my destination. Only takes a few minutes this way :>

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I've had worn pumpers, brand new pumpers, and the...

I've had worn pumpers, brand new pumpers, and the CV carb. I like the CV carb for the reasons I've already commented on (range, elevation changes, etc.).

In practice, I find using the CV is only...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I don't like it, either. I do fit both case saver...

I don't like it, either. I do fit both case saver bolts back in place, with jamb nuts. I feel like this might provide some protection. Honestly, though, I ought to bend up some metal to serve as a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
No, I do not. The chain guard will not fit. ...

No, I do not. The chain guard will not fit.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
On long pavement days, I run 16/41. In the dirt,...

On long pavement days, I run 16/41. In the dirt, I run 14/41. Both combos work great with a 108 link chain (I can go down to a 13 on the front if I want to - never tried a 12). The riding I do is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
Hi Simba, For the DR350, I only sell...

Hi Simba,

For the DR350, I only sell o-rings. I may have a few parts laying around that I should sell, but really nothing. For stuff other than o-rings, you'll want to source things elsewhere.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26,942
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Posted By Greg Bender
I have three people who do all of my work (me,...

I have three people who do all of my work (me, myself, and I). They work for free and never complain. It is awesome.

In addition to my three employees (listed above), I have crafted a special...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
I do not know the life expectancy, but I check my...

I do not know the life expectancy, but I check my automatic chain tensioner regularly to see how much more space is left for it to push out. Using this approach, I keep track of my wear and can plan...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
IME, the two most important things you can do...

IME, the two most important things you can do when jetting is (1) to keep very detailed notes of each and every change and (2) to make one change at a time between test runs.

I've been doing a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
Hi Radiator, Thanks! I appreciate the...

Hi Radiator,

Thanks! I appreciate the encouragement.

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
I don't know what the best is, either. I have an...

I don't know what the best is, either. I have an inexpensive "Tusk" set up:

http://www.thisoldtractor.com/dr350_hand_guards_-_tusk_d-flex.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
Oooo...those look nice, too! :> Regards, ...

Oooo...those look nice, too! :>

Regards,

Gregory Bender
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26,942
Views: 3,281,959
Posted By Greg Bender
Grips

I am very picky about my grips. Most are far too small in overall diameter to properly fit my hand (this includes every silicone one I've ever seen). When I find a pair I like, I am very loyal to...
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