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Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 95,975
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Posted By kafkamars
Used to do this on snowmobile windshields after...

Used to do this on snowmobile windshields after the sled was rolled a few times and there were to many zip tie seams. all you have to do is stiffen up the lateral spread, get a peice of string or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
Heat up the old solder on my header, or just...

Heat up the old solder on my header, or just strip the wire further and wrap it around the washer or both :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
Why don't all of ya do an in depth study of...

Why don't all of ya do an in depth study of everything your talking about and then let us know what the best possible carb/ exaust/ airbox setup is with proof and testing, then we cal all have nice...
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,495
Posted By kafkamars
When i first got my first bike(dr200) i parked it...

When i first got my first bike(dr200) i parked it at a buddys house in a townhome development and when he came outside he told me i had to put it in the garage because theres a no motorcycles aloud...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
Hey all, i got a tm40 and just put it on my bike....

Hey all, i got a tm40 and just put it on my bike. i am very happy with it and the bike seems like its running very well, seems as tho the front wheel got lighter, im jus wondering what the heck...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
I currently own a dr200 and a Yamaha xt350 and...

I currently own a dr200 and a Yamaha xt350 and last summer sold my BMW k75. So last night i brought home a 01 dr650 and my sweetie comes out side to check it out and the first thing she says is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
huray

well, i finally did it, got an 01 dr650 with 9000 on the clock, bike is in mint condition, paid 3000, i think it was bit much but o well. iv got to say tho, this is one fun bike i rode it home about...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 597,466
Posted By kafkamars
Quick question

Would a bad battery( still kinda works) make this bike harder to start? Im thinkin no but figured id throw it out there anyway, everything else seems allright, just takes like 10-15 kicks when its...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
New dr

Just found a dr 650 2004 with 7000 miles on it for 2500, guy says the only things wrong are some small dents in the tank and some scratched plastics. He says he upped the pilot jet one size and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By kafkamars
Talking I can only share my experiance with this on my...

I can only share my experiance with this on my dr200, i beat the crap out of that bike(stillruns, stil great) but after leaving it outside all winter i notice the back wheel had a wobble to it, lol...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Eh? bearings

soooo,:huh do the rear wheel bearings face open side in or out? thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,012,218
Posted By kafkamars
yeah, 125 on the k75 is like 65 on my suzuki...

yeah, 125 on the k75 is like 65 on my suzuki dr200. it really makes me wonder how any other street going motorcycle exists. makes me want to fly, i think a hang glider is going to be my next...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,012,218
Posted By kafkamars
125mph is a life changing experience i feel...

125mph is a life changing experience i feel everyone should enjoy at least once in there lives. without a windshield.
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,012,218
Posted By kafkamars
hey, i got one of these with 57000 miles. i was...

hey, i got one of these with 57000 miles. i was on the highway and upon hevy decell, 80-30 ish i got a backfire pop! :freaky
i got a few more around town at higher speed changes. i was just...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,012,218
Posted By kafkamars
hello everyone, i currently own a dr200 and a...

hello everyone, i currently own a dr200 and a xt350 ds bikes and was perfectly content with them when my uncle calls me 3 days ago and tells me he bought a bike for 500 bucks and was wondering if i...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
rear axil

so, i found out about this a few days ago when i was putting my motor back in the bike after putting a new base gasket in the motor and checking everything which turnrd out prettyt ok (my base gasket...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 597,466
Posted By kafkamars
thanks

well, i pulled the carb and the intake boots just fell off, so in an attempt to save a hundred bucks i cleaned up the aluminium and rubber and tried to use high temp gasketmaker to put it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 597,466
Posted By kafkamars
91 xt350

hey yall, i just gut a mint condition 91 with 3000 miles on it and once its running its great but to start it i need to shoot a little bit of starter fluid into the airbox.? any ideas. i dont want to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
thanks, anyone got a rear wheel for sale, or at...

thanks, anyone got a rear wheel for sale, or at least the hub. my hub between the spokes has spider cracks on all 4 sides. any idea how that could happen? just noticed it the other day. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Hey everyone, i could really use some help. i...

Hey everyone, i could really use some help. i once saw somewhere in all these posts a link to a site that was piecing out a dr200. Thanks a bunch if you know of it. or where i could find a rear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
i live closeish to you in ne pa, personally id...

i live closeish to you in ne pa, personally id take the 98 for 900 ish and put some money into it. or save the cash for new tires or something. the carb is easy enough to work on. really everything...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
my bike has sat outside for 2 years in ne pa and...

my bike has sat outside for 2 years in ne pa and is fine! 8000 miles woot.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
ha, i have re wired my brake light 4 times. i...

ha, i have re wired my brake light 4 times. i just figure it shakes to much, but i don't really know, my latest fix wuz re soldering it and then rapping it up in electrical tape and that has been the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Eek i keep 3 bungee cords on the tail of my 07dr200...

i keep 3 bungee cords on the tail of my 07dr200 and really cant think of anything i could carry with a rack like that one that i couldn't carry with just 3 bungee cords.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
how fast have you gone? i just took suzi to 80...

how fast have you gone? i just took suzi to 80 mph on the highway, i think i could have gone faster too. id love to take her to the Bonneville salt flats with some different sprockets and see how...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
yeah:evil. howd drilling holes in the rear fender...

yeah:evil. howd drilling holes in the rear fender go for the lights. these chap short lights seem to be quite the bummer if you ask me, anything that doesnt have the slightest flex to it can crack...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Talking Canada is so beautiful. and thats what i figured,...

Canada is so beautiful. and thats what i figured, that's why my helmet is all beat up, by the way if the gear mechanism on the side for the face shield brakes or for some reason leaves your:wink:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
sweeeeet. nice pics too. so, i found out this...

sweeeeet. nice pics too. so, i found out this morning that if your battery is to dead to start your bike and you got a 12 volt battery for a cordless drill and 2 wires, you can hook that up to start...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Eek I'm pretty sure most people that own a dr200 are...

I'm pretty sure most people that own a dr200 are dualsporters/commuters and not adventurers, not to say were not adventurous, just saying driving far on roads on a 200 is mildly painful.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
o yea it all contains heavy metals, you could get...

o yea it all contains heavy metals, you could get cancer in 10 years kinda thing. like glass blowers dont fume glass with silver or gold withought proper respiration or people who weld alllll the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
about aweek ago my lower cylinder gasket started...

about aweek ago my lower cylinder gasket started leaking a small amount of oil noticeable after riding 5-10 miles, just wondering if its worth replacing, just seems a little risky pulling apart the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
it makes the sound and i can feel it in the...

it makes the sound and i can feel it in the engine when coming to a stop (the last 0-25 feet) its goes click...click.........click and thats about it, not all the time either. but noticeable when it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
yea, its a much slower clicking sound than the...

yea, its a much slower clicking sound than the valves can make.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
how many roadish miles will these things last for...

how many roadish miles will these things last for with no major work? i know this is a vague question. but just wondering, really if anyone knows of them lasting like 60,000miles, and is a clicking...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
i would think the cheapest thing to do would be...

i would think the cheapest thing to do would be take it to an auto shop or anywhere with a welder and have them extend it for you.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Thumb im surprised no one has asked this. whats...

im surprised no one has asked this.
whats everyone's bikes,
year?
current millage?
major work done?
highest millage anyone's heard of on one of these things?

ill start.
2007
4902miles(4000...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
Wicked van vans would work in the us if they were...

van vans would work in the us if they were 200/250s not 125s, it would be awesome but they just don't sell here and arent safe. i took the dr200 on pa78 today (80mph traffic) for aobout 2 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
dr200

iv got a 07 dr with 3000 miles today:evil when the bike drops to an idol for anything over 10-20 sec after running and i go to take off the engine cuts out. other than this it runs fine, i find...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,137,124
Posted By kafkamars
i was in the market for my first motorcycle...

i was in the market for my first motorcycle around Oct of last year and with about 6 month of constant searching i found a 07 dr200se purchased brand new in Aug of 08 with 980 miles on it for 1500$....
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