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Old 01-05-2013, 09:34 AM   #16966
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Good evening. Replacement plastic is available everywhere. BUT, what I want to do is just replace the front and rear fender from yellow to white and have a totally white bike. Specifically where is the best place to buy quality plastic that will be the same as OEM. Or should I just bite the bullet and go to the Suzuki store? I'll prolly replace the signals at the same time. All suggestions welcome. Or should I buy one of those kits that have all the plastic?
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Front: http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/4/1416.shtml Not exactly same as OEM, but I think it gives the DRZ a slightly more modern look

Rear: http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/4/940.shtml Minor tweaking needed, as it's actually an E fender

They also sell full kits, if you want some spares for stuff you already have: http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/4/939.shtml
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:00 AM   #16967
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And now with super comfy seat! Threw the new regulator on it and it fired right up too. Sorted!

I may have to build one of these for myself now ...


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Old 01-05-2013, 09:52 PM   #16968
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A few pics from todays ride, did 60+ miles of dirt, and hit 96mph on the way home 15/44 gearing is great for true 50/50 riding.







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Old 01-06-2013, 05:19 AM   #16969
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Whats the best solution for long hours in the saddle: Airhawk or Seat Concepts recover? Appreciate feedback from anyone who has tried both
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Old 01-06-2013, 06:47 AM   #16970
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Whats the best solution for long hours in the saddle: Airhawk or Seat Concepts recover? Appreciate feedback from anyone who has tried both
Renazco works best for me. Confy for many long days.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:04 AM   #16971
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Seat:- model changes question?

My new to me 2003 DRZS requires a new seat, as the foam has been hacked down to suit a previous owner, who must have been vertically challenged.
The instant answer would be to get it re foamed, however there are so many staples and staple holes I don't see it as being a viable option.
I've been looking on e bay, and don't know if the seats changed between model years, I've seen one or two 2000 DRZ's and later ones, so my question is will an earlier or later saddle fit?

Thanks for taking the time to look at this.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:06 AM   #16972
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Whats the best solution for long hours in the saddle: Airhawk or Seat Concepts recover? Appreciate feedback from anyone who has tried both

For my money I love the Seat Concepts seat on my DRZ. Excellent comfort, quality and they support the site. Check Vendors as they usually will offer ADV inmates some sort of discount.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:14 AM   #16973
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For my money I love the Seat Concepts seat on my DRZ. Excellent comfort, quality and they support the site. Check Vendors as they usually will offer ADV inmates some sort of discount.
Thanks for the tip.
On the Renazco, yes I believe they are good, but also pricey from Oz
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:28 AM   #16974
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Nice bike, where can i get that TOOL TUBE you have on there? i have seen a few of them, but cant seem to find one.
make one out of PVC plumbing pipe, metal strap or hose clamps.
I have made two. One a 3 inch tube and this one a 4 inch tube. A friend made a 3" x 15" and likes it.
This 4" x 16" incher holds all the tools I need for trailside repairs and I can easily get my hand and arm into it. I have ridden with it over some very rough terrain without it self destructing. Including a fall or two on the left side.


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Old 01-06-2013, 12:16 PM   #16975
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Clutch not working

This is my first post on this forum. I love this place!! Anyways, I recently installed the kick starter on my 2012 DRZ400S. It works great but I now have a problem. My clutch is not working. The clutch lever just flops around and I have to manually push it forward to disengage the clutch. When I pull the lever in all hte way, it does not fully engage the clutch. For example: Kickstand up, put it in gear, attempt to start it up and the bike lunges forward. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance
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Old 01-06-2013, 01:19 PM   #16976
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Clutch not working

If your cable is on right, guessing that you may not have put your clutch back together right and/or left out a part like the push clutch rod.

Give this link a look over to see if it helps. http://mr-cob.smugmug.com/gallery/13...7032&k=c6mvxxn
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:46 PM   #16977
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New cargo rack

Well I wasn't all that impressed with the factory Suzuki cargo rack so I started looking for a new one and found this one from Tonns fabrication. http://www.tonnsfabrication.com/drz.html The craftsman ship is nice and the welds attaching the plate are on the bottom to keep a clean appearance. It was a little wide at the front were it bolts to the seat but a few clicks on the ratchet strap and that was fixed. This should give me a good place to strap my dry bag.
Stock rack

New rack over the top of the old one, much longer.

Top view installed

Side view, pretty low profile

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Stock rack on top of the new one.
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:31 PM   #16978
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A few pics from todays ride, did 60+ miles of dirt, and hit 96mph on the way home 15/44 gearing is great for true 50/50 riding.

Just noticed for first time on your pic, the S model must come with temp indicator, my E doesn't

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Old 01-06-2013, 05:34 PM   #16979
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Nice new rack you got there blaster,

thanks for the heads up on the ABS piping tool tube coarsegoldkid, i do like that smaller square one a bit more tho, but yours looks like it would last longer


Anybody know where i can get a BLUE DRZ400 SM front fender, like this one?

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Old 01-06-2013, 06:44 PM   #16980
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Anybody know where i can get a BLUE DRZ400 SM front fender, like this one?

This one is LIKE that one: http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/4/941.shtml

To get THAT one, you may have to go OEM, or get the full kit: http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/4/939.shtml
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