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Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,015
Posted By motojon
The BMW starter is literally a car starter. No...

The BMW starter is literally a car starter. No one-way roller clutches, sprockets, or chains.[/quote]

the bmw starter is a car starter and it has a bendix drive, which has a one way roller...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By motojon
I've done it with semi tires and starting fluid....

I've done it with semi tires and starting fluid. it does work but it was a last resort. plus it was entertaining. then I made a blaster and never did it again.
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By motojon
handsanding and a set of calipers?

handsanding and a set of calipers?
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By motojon
that's what I did to figure mine out. if you hit...

that's what I did to figure mine out. if you hit the brakelight that adds a quick 21 watts normally. I was testing for a heated vest and found that as long as I kept my rpm's above 2k I was good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,008
Posted By motojon
if your wanting long life a shinko on the back...

if your wanting long life a shinko on the back and a cheng chin 858 on the front worked well for me. the 858 has a pretty good pattern for a dual sport and gets good mileage.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,008
Posted By motojon
I agree with both of these assesments with to 244...

I agree with both of these assesments with to 244 being better in the handiling department. I have a 270 on now and it is squirrely when leaned way over, still not getting rid of it as it gets...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 3,289,024
Posted By motojon
I'm 5'8' with a 30" inseam and if you adjust the...

I'm 5'8' with a 30" inseam and if you adjust the suspension on the soft side it's easy enough to touch the ground on both sides. don't know what your power requirements are but they have plenty for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By motojon
I don't ride hard offroad so take this for what...

I don't ride hard offroad so take this for what it's worth. I do ride down a lot of gravel roads and explore dirt paths sometimes but mostly easy riding. I put new tires on my bike (dr350) before a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-02-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By motojon
Thumb cyclepath, with your help I figured it out....

cyclepath,
with your help I figured it out. I hooked it up to my pc and opened up view documents. then I just deleted the routes from there. so now I freed up a little space for a new route if I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-01-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By motojon
ok, let me try and clarify. I've done what you...

ok, let me try and clarify. I've done what you suggested and it does delete the route on that page. what I'm trying to figure out is if you go to the transfer data page, where you load the route from...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-28-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By motojon
I've got something that I can't figure out. I...

I've got something that I can't figure out. I transfered routes into mine and seems to work ok. what I'm not seeing is how to delete those routes after I've done them. I go to the 'transfer data page...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,375
Posted By motojon
agree. I put a 5 gallon tank made for a xr600 on...

agree. I put a 5 gallon tank made for a xr600 on my dr350. took a few hours and had to make a couple of brackets. also had to shorten the seat about an inch. nothing to difficult. still interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,891
Posted By motojon
[quote=DAKEZ]Unless you want to change tires...

[quote=DAKEZ]Unless you want to change tires twice. A TKC 80 REAR WILL LAST ABOUT 2500 - 3000 MILES. FRONT 6 -8000.

The Pirelli is a better choice. I have also had good luck with Kings 966 I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,724
Posted By motojon
ladydraco, how is camping at the resevior? is it...

ladydraco, how is camping at the resevior? is it just a field or mowed sites. do they have individual spots? seems I remember going by there and seeing picnic tables and maybe a few tents in an open...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By motojon
Laugh I have a 99 dr350 that I got a corbin for. the...

I have a 99 dr350 that I got a corbin for. the stock seat seemed a little narrow and I thought the extra width would be better for longer rides as I ride a lot of 300 to 400 mile days on varius...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By motojon
thanks for the replys. I've read about the...

thanks for the replys. I've read about the rangers and seems like most say the're pretty waterproof. If I got them I was hoping to not have to carry raingear. I have skinny legs also so sounds like...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By motojon
olympia pants.. waterproof?

I've searched and read but haven't found a positive answer. looking at the mustang and transformer lines. anybody have these and can tell me if they resist water at all, or should I just get the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,689
Posted By motojon
ratman, thanks for taking time to reply. I ride...

ratman, thanks for taking time to reply. I ride on a lot of gravel roads and my dr is a little lose, to the point of not being enjoyable. when I ride my street bike on gravel it's a bit more stable...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,689
Posted By motojon
ratman, you say you used a nx250 19" front rim...

ratman, you say you used a nx250 19" front rim with 15mm axle. is the axle on the 350 15mm also? if so, with the exeption of a custom spacer, is it pretty much a direct swap? I have a dr350 and that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 3,289,024
Posted By motojon
I just bought a widder vest, it's rated at 33...

I just bought a widder vest, it's rated at 33 watts. are you planning on running all the extra's or do you have them on now? I was thinking about heated grips. I know it will handle the vest with no...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By motojon
I made some for two different bikes. I used 5-...

I made some for two different bikes. I used 5- gallon plastic buckets. they have a good curve to them, you can get them in a lot of colors and the color goes all the way thru. I bet you think I ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By motojon
I've got one on the back of a dr350. pushing 8000...

I've got one on the back of a dr350. pushing 8000 mi. some would have replaced it by now, i say it still has a little more left. works good all around, just not nasty mud. been all over colorado with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By motojon
my shop manual shows 125 watts output. don't know...

my shop manual shows 125 watts output. don't know about fork level. I just hooked up a 12v outlet for a gps. there was a wire behind the headlight with a spade connecter i used, that was extra but a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 122,143
Posted By motojon
I just got one a couple of weeks ago and have...

I just got one a couple of weeks ago and have used it maybe 10 times. mapping and interface same as higher end units but not much music storeage or phone options. drove 100 miles on the way home from...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By motojon
never seen one for the newer bikes. i went to...

never seen one for the newer bikes. i went to suzuki dlr and got factory service manual. they have all the basics and then updates for each new year. thats the best i could find. hope that helps
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 37,197
Posted By motojon
78 bmw r/80 geared like a r/100 - mid 50's 99...

78 bmw r/80 geared like a r/100 - mid 50's 99 suzuki dr350 with happy trails bags just back from utah - 75 - 80
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By motojon
I did a balance tube on another tank, thought i...

I did a balance tube on another tank, thought i might try a different approach with this tank so as to not punch more holes in it. I just remember an article about someone doing a tube to the other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By motojon
Oversized tank Siphon

Does anyone have a link to an article about siphoning gas from one side to the other on an oversized tank with a hose that lays in one side and siphons to the petcock on the otherside? Dont want to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2005, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By motojon
thanks for the replies. it's a 78 r80 that needs...

thanks for the replies. it's a 78 r80 that needs valves adjusted every 1500 miles. i did a valve job to it about 8000 miles ago and i'm thinking i ground off the lead content on the surface of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By motojon
lead substitute

anybody used lead substitute and if so what brand seemed to work best. thanks in advance
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By motojon
yes i pressured the tank with the hot water in...

yes i pressured the tank with the hot water in it. leave pressure on as it cools down to reasonable temp.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By motojon
I started by mounting the tank on the bike so...

I started by mounting the tank on the bike so when it expanded it wouldn't have any problems still fitting. I used the rubber vent line to pressurize it and a small clamp to pinch it to hold the air....
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2005, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By motojon
I have a 99 350 with a clark tank. it held 3.75...

I have a 99 350 with a clark tank. it held 3.75 gallons which is under what was stated capacity. I did the old desert racers trick and filled it with boiling hot water and pressurized it which...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By motojon
according to my shop manual the output is 125...

according to my shop manual the output is 125 watts at 5000rpm. hope this helps
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By motojon
i added a round disk on the engine side with a...

i added a round disk on the engine side with a bunch of holes drilled in it. you have to weld it in place. if you can look at a quiet core you will see what i mean. more restriction=less noise. i...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,993
Posted By motojon
i keep it simple and wear mx pads under my jeans....

i keep it simple and wear mx pads under my jeans. once you get used to them you can't even tell their there. i didn't wear anything on my knees for years so this has to be better
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