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Old 09-18-2013, 05:59 PM   #20311
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I have to say the low profile seat concepts is like riding a 2x8 plank.
So, it's twice as good as the 2x4 plank stock seat?
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:13 PM   #20312
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So, it's twice as good as the 2x4 plank stock seat?

Or does it rub in twice the spots? A post a couple pages back said they have redesigned at least the regular seat.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:57 PM   #20313
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Rustycager, Can you elaborate your issues with the low profile seat? I am 5'10" 31" inseam. I tip toe the bike when stopped. In traffic stopped at lights is when the stock seat causes me pain. I have been thinking the low seat concepts seat might help my bum when in traffic. Do you disagree? And can you tell me why? Thanks.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:00 PM   #20314
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I'm running an MRD on my DRZSM and I'm wondering if anyone knows if a 21" front wheel will contact the header during a bottom out? I think I saw a picture of something like that happening at one point over on TT.
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Old 09-19-2013, 03:38 AM   #20315
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Rustycager, Can you elaborate your issues with the low profile seat? I am 5'10" 31" inseam. I tip toe the bike when stopped. In traffic stopped at lights is when the stock seat causes me pain. I have been thinking the low seat concepts seat might help my bum when in traffic. Do you disagree? And can you tell me why? Thanks.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/981...ost&p=10270595 If you look at the shape of it here it goes from narrow to wide right at the tank. This digs into your inner thighs when standing at lights and IMO they should have left a narrow area at the front. If you look on their site this has now been fixed I guess.
For solo riding a wider section towards the back would have helped.
As for actual sitting it's not all that bad I'm just used to way more and softer padding so after an hour I'm standing up and squirming around. The previous owner put it on since he was shorter. I'll get around to changing it sometime.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:17 AM   #20316
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I see what you mean. That seat might make it worse for me. Thanks.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:21 AM   #20317
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My KLX is ready for Black River Stages in NY this weekend. Looking forward to it.

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Old 09-19-2013, 08:17 AM   #20318
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My KLX is ready for Black River Stages in NY this weekend. Looking forward to it.

Nice! There's something about this bike that I really like the looks of.

Is that a Rigid Dually on the right side?
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:34 AM   #20319
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Thanks man. I have two rigid duallies, one on either side of the windscreen. One is a spot pattern and one is a fog. The dual round lights are VisionX optimus rounds with a 20 beam pattern. The fog lights up the immediate area, the rounds light up like a driving beam for mid distance, and the spot shines way down the road.
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:04 AM   #20320
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Cool. Whenever I've thought about getting a set of duallies, that's the exact setup I had in mind. I'll have to look into those round lights. Do you know how much of a draw on the system that whole setup is? I'd imagine the duallies don't draw much.
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I can't remember exactly but the whole setup is less than a halogen high beam
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Wow, that's pretty good. I figured it'd be close, but less is awesome.
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:35 AM   #20323
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More problems with 2000 DRZ 400s

So, I'm going to start calling my 2000 drz 400s "JEEP" as in Just Empty Every Pocket. Here's the latest problem. It's been sitting for about a month or two because the cheapo petcock the prior owner put on it flooded the bike while sitting and drown the oil in fuel. So today, I changed the oil, cleaned out the metal oil filter (nice surprise for me), changed the plug just in case and cranked her over. She started right up. I looked it over and found out that it's spitting and leaking oil from the center of the Crank hole plug. (pictured below)

I have no idea how this could happen. Could someone explain how this could happen and how I can fix it. This is the only thing keeping me from getting a few more rides in this season. Could the fuel in the oil done some sort of damage to it?

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Old 09-19-2013, 10:46 AM   #20324
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Or does it rub in twice the spots? A post a couple pages back said they have redesigned at least the regular seat.
I have the Tall version, not sure if it's Gen 1 or Gen 2, but no rubbing issues here. I actually wish it were a little wider!
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:11 PM   #20325
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I have the Tall version, not sure if it's Gen 1 or Gen 2, but no rubbing issues here. I actually wish it were a little wider!
This guy makes some wide ones. http://billmayer-saddles.com/suzuki-seats/#!prettyPhoto
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