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Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,199
Posted By dogdoc1
Consider the ignition system. I had a bad cdi on...

Consider the ignition system. I had a bad cdi on one of my old bikes. The previous owner reported a similar problem on that xt500 so I replaced with anew one from Rex's speed shop and no problems...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,379
Views: 360,298
Posted By dogdoc1
skid plate

I just put a skid plate on my 2009 xt250 from Ricochet and it fits well. However, I notice a large increase in engine noise as I ride. It is almost as if I am hearing the gears "whining". It could be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11,095
Views: 1,657,370
Posted By dogdoc1
I have a 2009 xt250 and was wondering if any...

I have a 2009 xt250 and was wondering if any spoke issues have come up with that bike. I think the wheels are different but I am not sure? Thanks

dogdoc
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 99,821
Views: 19,142,667
Posted By dogdoc1
Question Maybe a "flatspot" would be more accurate. I...

Maybe a "flatspot" would be more accurate. I drive a fuel injected v strom 650 alot and I am most likely just accustomed to the instant response on the strom? If I am am going 50 mph on the dr650...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 99,821
Views: 19,142,667
Posted By dogdoc1
acceleration hesitation

I have a new dr650 and I notice a slight hesitation at speed when i accelerate. Is this normal on this machine? It is very slight and I may be splitting hairs? thanks

dogdoc
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By dogdoc1
Shinko 705s offroad on wee strom vs cont tkc

I have a new wee strom dl650 and do 50/50 pave road to dirt road and was wondering how the shinko 705 radials do on dirt and gravel. The stock tires suck on gravel dirt roads. Are the continental tkc...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By dogdoc1
Fork oil measurement for dr650 ??????

I am planning to do the factory type lowering on the front forks of my wifes suzuki dr650 and was wondering how I can measure the level without buying and waiting for a fork level gauge. Can I...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By dogdoc1
Thumb I like to do the things you like to do and I just...

I like to do the things you like to do and I just purchased a dl650 new 2009. It is the most comfortable bike I have ever had. It is great on the road and ok on dirt roads. i live on a farm and have...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,306
Posted By dogdoc1
Yes i am closer. I like the skid plate on...

Yes i am closer. I like the skid plate on strom-trooper in that I could use my motorcycle jack with it in place. I appreciate everyones input and references. i have not had time to research...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,306
Posted By dogdoc1
Talking New dl650 v strom !! Best skid plate/crash bar??

I pulled the trigger yesterday on a new 2009 dl650 after going back and forth betwwen it and a klr 650. I immediately took it down a 2 track farm road with rocks, gravel, potholes and washes in it....
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,284
Posted By dogdoc1
Sounds like some pretty serious mods are needed...

Sounds like some pretty serious mods are needed on the Versys to make it as capable offroad as tne KLR650. I just like the engine better on the Versys. Jdrocks has an awsome modified bike. Why don't...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,284
Posted By dogdoc1
Kawasaki Versys offroad??????

I am looking for an Intro adventure bike mostly for weekend rides due to my work schedule. I have been leaning toward a KLR 650 but I priced out a new 2009 versys at $5900 today which is only about...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By dogdoc1
Sounds like that is the bike for me. I do not...

Sounds like that is the bike for me. I do not want to go real high speeds anyway. Even my old Harley friends tell me they cruise at 55 to 60 most of the time so the klr should be fine. They may even...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By dogdoc1
Most of my road riding will be 2 lane in the...

Most of my road riding will be 2 lane in the south so 70 plus mph is not happening. If I get a wild hair and want to do some of the TAT for a few days, I want a bike that can do it. I live on a small...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By dogdoc1
Thanks for all the replies. I am working on a...

Thanks for all the replies. I am working on a 2009 yamaha xt 250 and a 1981 Honda xl500s (my favorite). dogdoc1
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By dogdoc1
Kawasaki KLR 650 possible purchase questions

I have been looking at some 2009 left over klr 650s at reduced prices. My question is how they perform on the road at 60 to 65 mph. I want dirt road capability and I know they are fine for that. Has...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By dogdoc1
valve adjustment questions (torque)

How critical is torque on the valve adjustment locknut. I know it needs to be about 10 ftlbs on my bike (per my shop manual) but I cannot fit my torque wrench in the area while holding the adjustment...
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