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Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 07:09 AM
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Posted By clab04
Dirt bike convert. Has standard petcock. But I...

Dirt bike convert. Has standard petcock. But I did check it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 06:05 AM
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Posted By clab04
No Gas!! I need help!

Ok guys, I'm in a pickle! I am 150mi away from home and I'm having carb problems. It seems my float or needle is sicking. I get just enough gas in the bowl to go about 1mi. then it dies. If I let it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 11:51 AM
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Posted By clab04
Stock for the SE is the CV. There are other...

Stock for the SE is the CV. There are other differences but the big tip off for the CV is the upside-down bowl shaped top and throttle cables on the left. DR pumpers have a sort of wedge shape on top...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 04:12 PM
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Posted By clab04
Sorry, I'm wrong you do have conventionals....

Sorry, I'm wrong you do have conventionals. A.D.D. :rofl You still need the cupped sensor.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 04:17 AM
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Posted By clab04
[QUOTE=Alli;17866719]Hi all Just a quick...

[QUOTE=Alli;17866719]Hi all

Just a quick question (for now)

I'm rebuilding a '91S and I want to add a trail tech vapor... but which one? seems like there isn't one specifically for the DR so...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 04:35 AM
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Posted By clab04
http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/dr/dr350s_inst1.jpg[/QUO...

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/dr/dr350s_inst1.jpg[/QUOTE]

Where did you get that trick oil temp gauge?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2012, 02:21 PM
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Posted By clab04
The stop button makes a connection back to the...

The stop button makes a connection back to the frame that grounds out the spark. This causes it to short-circuit into the frame instead of pass through the spark plug.

I used a standard...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 09:43 AM
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Posted By clab04
[QUOTE=tim007;17626166]what the fook happned...

[QUOTE=tim007;17626166]what the fook happned here?? i plit the case today and there was rtv on one of the bearings . go to look further and there is wire wraped around the bearing in the rtv as if to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By clab04
Well after spending some time with the WONERFULL...

Well after spending some time with the WONERFULL parts guy, at BMW Ashville, NC, we came to the realization that I do not have the wrong seal, BUT 'big but' it is seal #1 of 2. They are stacked on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
Thats true meaness HAHA, yeah the clutch had oil...

Thats true meaness HAHA, yeah the clutch had oil spun all over it from the bad seal and they tore it down to replace it but never finished.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
It went as far as it would go with the seal...

It went as far as it would go with the seal press. It pushed right in and I didn't touch it aftarwards.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
Ok guys. I have a big problem! Being the holliday...

Ok guys. I have a big problem! Being the holliday I finally had some time to finish the bike. I refilled the oil and cranked it up and there is motor oil coming out from the transmission. The reason...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 07:32 PM
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Posted By clab04
Just the rings

Just the rings
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 05:06 PM
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Posted By clab04
Thumb Guys I have a new Wiseco Piston ring set, in its...

Guys I have a new Wiseco Piston ring set, in its original oem packaging (Wiseco Brand #3287XC Style ring set --83.5mm) for a DR 350 bored to 385cc. $25 free shipping!:deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2011, 10:01 AM
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Posted By clab04
Well I found the problem. After 1500 mi. it had...

Well I found the problem. After 1500 mi. it had burned out half the oil! What the heck? No leaks, no smoke. Should it be eating that much oil. My brother used to race. He said most guys change their...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 07:01 PM
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Posted By clab04
So....clogged filter, bad oil pump?

So....clogged filter, bad oil pump?
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 06:58 PM
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Posted By clab04
I use the drag method. Maybe not a hot knife but...

I use the drag method. Maybe not a hot knife but there should be a little drag. The other method you mentioned is called: go/no go. Its a little faster to check. Either way you will be so close that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 01:32 PM
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Posted By clab04
Yea, that sounds like the only cause. is the...

Yea, that sounds like the only cause. is the valve train not oiled by what the timing chain picks up or does the oil get pushed up another way?
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2011, 12:17 PM
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Posted By clab04
rocker trouble

When I bought my bike I tore down the engine. I replaced the exhaust rocker cause where it rides against the cam it had become dished out. The cam checked out to factory specs. Now both my rockers...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
Just got a used one from pinwall cycle parts for...

Just got a used one from pinwall cycle parts for $50!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 03:18 AM
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Posted By clab04
Clean ride sassa3!

Clean ride sassa3!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 03:15 AM
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Posted By clab04
Sure! Would you be willing to send me your paper...

Sure! Would you be willing to send me your paper weight? It would keep me from taking mine back off and I can make sure it fits yours. To answer juda5 question: .011" aluminum sheet.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 07:32 PM
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Posted By clab04
Here is my new slide, needle and shim. You can't...

Here is my new slide, needle and shim. You can't see it but there is a tab folded out that will keep it from slipping up with the slide. (Arrow) In the second pic you see how it fits down in the bore...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
Yup! Thats it. He said there were not many of...

Yup! Thats it. He said there were not many of them. Turns heads at BMW rallies.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
Thanks guys.:D I can't remember what model it is....

Thanks guys.:D I can't remember what model it is. I just know it is a 1200. I will look on the frame to check. I did find some used ones online but I don't think this is something I should pinch...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By clab04
HELP! 1200gs drive shaft problem!

So a few weeks ago my buddy dropped off a '02 (I think) 1200gs in boxes, handed me the manual and said, "My kid took this apart and I can't get it back together. Your good at this. I'll pay you." I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 06:42 AM
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Posted By clab04
What would it be like to find a brand new DR350...

What would it be like to find a brand new DR350 in some remote dealer somewhere...[/QUOTE]

So remote that when Svend, the German immigrant, moved to america to pursue his dream to be a mechanic...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 03:10 AM
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Posted By clab04
:thumbup Good deal!

:thumbup Good deal!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2011, 07:40 PM
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Posted By clab04
Those skinny tabs on either side of the slide...

Those skinny tabs on either side of the slide that follow the chanells inside the carb. You said you measured them to be the same as the new one. I was thinking of shimming that channel if the bore...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26,940
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Posted By clab04
I measured the thickness of the thin edges of the...

I measured the thickness of the thin edges of the brand new slide where it travels up and down in the housing and it was pretty much the same thickness as the old slide which tells me that the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2011, 06:55 AM
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Posted By clab04
[QUOTE=ztaj;16351773]Just askin is all ... I've...

[QUOTE=ztaj;16351773]Just askin is all ... I've had 3 needles break on 2 different bikes (both 350's) in the last year :huh
Gettin pretty good at fixing them on the side of the road/track now. Both...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 08:57 PM
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Posted By clab04
Never. The last time I had a break down it was a...

Never. The last time I had a break down it was a carb problem.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 04:27 PM
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Posted By clab04
broke down

AAARRRRRG! :ddogMy carb has bit me in the but again! The needle broke and left me in a parking lot. No worries. Jesse is sending me a new slide and needle. About $35! WOOOOHOOOO!
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 07:30 AM
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Posted By clab04
Yea, those tubes are tricky. I have Kenda...

Yea, those tubes are tricky. I have Kenda Challengers. The rear went on fine but I couldn't get the bead on the front to set. Took it to a bike shop and they put 80psi in it to get it pop!
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2011, 08:20 PM
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Posted By clab04
Many tire maufacturers have tested their front...

Many tire maufacturers have tested their front tires to stick better in 'reverse' because of the tire pattern. It makes sense if you think about it. Your front tire is constantly being pushed against...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 03:31 AM
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Posted By clab04
I am wanting to install a 41, 42, or 43 tooth...

I am wanting to install a 41, 42, or 43 tooth rear sprocket on the dirt wheel to match the street wheel and just change the countershaft sprocket for strictly off-road use. Are these sizes available...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26,940
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Posted By clab04
I'm not sure but I think all you should need is a...

I'm not sure but I think all you should need is a right side clutch cover with the kick shaft port, the cog gear with the spring and the kick leaver. The internals should be the same as the kicker. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26,940
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Posted By clab04
Should go back the way it came off. Just make...

Should go back the way it came off. Just make sure everything is lubed up with a heavy oil or grease.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 04:36 AM
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Posted By clab04
Yeah, those scratches are random and side to...

Yeah, those scratches are random and side to side. No way thats from something that fell in. There would just be dings all over the piston and top of the head.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26,940
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Posted By clab04
Only if there is a half ounce of gold hanging...

Only if there is a half ounce of gold hanging from the handel bars :roflWay over priced man! It might be worth $1000 if it looked brand new. These bikes normally don't break into the $1200- $1500...
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