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Old 07-16-2013, 08:48 PM   #5446
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Possible clutch switch problem

Thanks for the tip, I'll have to check the clutch switch since I installed some adjustable Zeta 4 finger levers on the bike. They must not be activating the switch. I'll try and keep all the safety features in place for the wife's bike.

I have a Suzuki DRZ400SM and I had to remove the kick stand switch early on.

On occasion standing on the pegs the bike would cut out on me. I quickly discovered that my heel was pushing down on the kick stand and shutting down the engine. Some of the dirt riders would get the same effect over rough terrain with the kick stand flopping up and down (doesn't take much movement to activate or deactivate the switch).
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:09 PM   #5447
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The sales team at Dobeck are pretty good about following up on orders, when they did I mentioned that I was very pleased with their product, the only thing I would like to see is a way to switch mappings on the fly. Below is the response I got back from them.
talked with our techs about your questions/concerns. We have come up with a couple of possible options for you. First, let’s address the desire for better fuel economy while maintaining performance. The EJK Gen 3 fuel controller that you have has what’s called a “stealth circuit” built into it. What this means is, if you disconnect the ground wire, you will be sending a stock ECU signal through the controller. What we think would work best for you would be to hook up a switch to your ground wire. This would allow you to switch the controller off while riding to the trail. When you get to the trail, flip the switch on and you will have all of the performance you want, back and in your control.

As for the O2 plug, we have been doing plenty of R&D on these bikes since they have been selling like hot cakes. What we have noticed is that it doesn’t seem to affect the performance of the bike either way. We have had some customers say that by unplugging the O2 sensor, they have had better throttle response. This is all hearsay though. We don’t have any hard number to back this claim up. If it was my bike I would unhook the sensor. That is just my opinion though. Our techs tried running it with the O2 sensor plugged in and unplugged. The AFR stayed right where we set it with our controller both ways.


Has anyone tried this?
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Old 07-17-2013, 03:31 PM   #5448
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Has anyone tried this?
I have not, there are a couple of pieces of kit I'm still trying to get sorted out before I can allocate funds to a switch. I've got Highway Dirtbikes hand guards, was thinking I would get one of their switched to mount on my top plate, but like I said, that's a ways down the road. Right now I'm just carrying extra gas and stopping more often.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:09 PM   #5449
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At this point I am getting around 19-20km's per litre- from where I live I can still do awesome rides without having to carry any extra fuel. I tweaked the EJK to 1.5/1.5/2.5 (instructions from EJK) and my fuel efficiency is not far off what it was without the EJK, but the power has certainly improved. I might pop off the seat and add a bit more fuel to the acceleration stage if I'm going to do some aggressive off road, but for now the bike is going fantastic. I still have the stock tires and had an amazing 4 hour ride along gravel roads leading to Mt. Karioi (NZ), it was raining and the roads were mainly greasy clay. No worries! I've done this ride on a TTR250, DR650 and a KLR650. The CRF250L (aka RECON 1) beats all of them for fun and control. Love it! Rear tire is just about gone....what to put on next.....
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:19 AM   #5450
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It seems you can get a bit more power from the 250L by using the ECU module from the CBR 250. Also maybe change the throttle body too, using the larger CBR 250 one. I haven't done this but here's a link to the article. http://www.motorcycle.in.th/forum/vi...showtopic=5208
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:06 PM   #5451
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:27 PM   #5452
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Err, all that dirt belongs on the bike.......Welcome to the club.
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:30 PM   #5453
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Err, all that dirt belongs on the bike.......Welcome to the club.

This was taken on the day I got it. It's almost obscene how clean it is. It still REEKS of "new motorcycle" smell. It's a brand new 2014. And it's disgusting.

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Old 07-18-2013, 09:26 PM   #5454
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Drove my new 2014 CRF250LE home two days ago from the dealership in Courtney. Have about 150 kms on it now. Real nice. It has stalled once and I have read on this forum that there has been some problems with this. Will have to see if this will be issue. I read somewhere on here that maybe the idle screw has to be adjusted higher?
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:26 AM   #5455
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Drove my new 2014 CRF250LE home two days ago from the dealership in Courtney. Have about 150 kms on it now. Real nice. It has stalled once and I have read on this forum that there has been some problems with this. Will have to see if this will be issue. I read somewhere on here that maybe the idle screw has to be adjusted higher?
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Mine would backfire and stall on almost every ride at first. Someone suggested the computer needed to "learn" or some such. Anyway, it doesn't do it any more now (dang, probably jinxed it now). I never fiddled with anything on it.
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:07 AM   #5456
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I'm not sure if it's the 'puter that needs to learn. :
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:55 PM   #5457
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The CRF250L Owners thread

Good shot of the Ricochet / Utah plate and water pump coverage.


And the stupid simple to install, Flatlands rad guard.




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Old 07-19-2013, 04:45 PM   #5458
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Gearing up

Little by little adding to the moto to make it ready for adventure riding.

Latest addition Fastrax Elite Series Tail Bag
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Also have added
Zeta hand guards with blinker and Zeta skid plate
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ManRack
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:46 PM   #5459
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Good shot of the Ricochet / Utah plate and water pump coverage.


And the stupid simple to install, Flatlands rad guard.




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might want to put a little rubber tape around the mounting points for that skid plate, mine has developed a noticeable buzz at certain RPM
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:14 PM   #5460
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