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Old 02-19-2011, 07:58 AM   #45046
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Nice DR650

Not mine but a nice bike.
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:51 AM   #45047
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Snip the wires a couple of cm inside the cases, fold it back on itself a couple of times and zip tie it.
You can always solder on a new one later if you want.
cool, if it is that easy, I will do it today. When I have a chance down the road, I will get a new oil pump gear, new gasket and new NSU.
Just wanted to make sure if I just cut it, it wont short out any thing that way.
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Old 02-19-2011, 09:14 AM   #45048
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I guess the guy doesn't understand that adding $2000 worth of farkles doesn't actually make your bike worth $2000 more when you resell it.
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:15 AM   #45049
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Turn signal problem.... I rode to work one day and they both worked fine. All highway, so no rough stuff to wiggle things loose. Next day, the right side doesn't work, but left side is still fine. Does this indicate the switch on the left control needs to be taken apart and maybe cleaned up, or is there something else I should look at? I'm pretty mechanical, but electrical stuff isn't my forte'.
+1 for the bulb unless both front and rear on the right side are out. Even in that case, I would check bulbs first.
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Old 02-19-2011, 12:27 PM   #45050
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bulbs

for the bulb unless both front and rear on the right side are out. Even in that case, I would check bulbs first.

Sounds like bulbs to me...........my left rear is often not working so I have an extra wrapped in a piece of sock..I can't say it goes out. I replace it almost every year or two. never had any problems with the other ones/
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Old 02-19-2011, 12:31 PM   #45051
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Handlebars

After a long ride (100+ miles) my back muscles around my shoulders always are sore and burning....I read on here some time ago about a certain handle bar that eliminates this problem (ATV bar) somebody help me out and post what it is.........seems like it was some bar for an ATV is all I remember.
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Old 02-19-2011, 12:48 PM   #45052
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Turn signal problem.... I rode to work one day and they both worked fine. All highway, so no rough stuff to wiggle things loose. Next day, the right side doesn't work, but left side is still fine. Does this indicate the switch on the left control needs to be taken apart and maybe cleaned up, or is there something else I should look at? I'm pretty mechanical, but electrical stuff isn't my forte'.
I doubt it's the switch or a bulb. More than likely a loose connection at one of the signals. Happens all the time to me as mine have been re-wired with different signals several times and no longer use the stock Suzuki plugs. Go through and find turn signal wires ... very easy. Then start wiggling.
Fast flash means one or both are out.
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:23 PM   #45053
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I doubt it's the switch or a bulb. More than likely a loose connection at one of the signals. Happens all the time to me as mine have been re-wired with different signals several times and no longer use the stock Suzuki plugs. Go through and find turn signal wires ... very easy. Then start wiggling.
Fast flash means one or both are out.
Seriously... That is the first answer that actually has any thought put into it. Both bulbs on one side magically burned out at once guys? Really? Checking the air in the tires actually does make about the same amount of sense.
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:59 PM   #45054
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Seriously... That is the first answer that actually has any thought put into it. Both bulbs on one side magically burned out at once guys? Really? Checking the air in the tires actually does make about the same amount of sense.
He stipulated that it was not loose wires...
but I missed that it was both bulbs out on one side...
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:24 PM   #45055
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NSU saga continues

wow, not sure what my karma is with my bike lately, but...
So I snipped the wires and pulled the NSU out. Putting clutch pressure plate bolts back on in reverse order all labelled. Putting bolt # 2 back in and it is not tightening down all the way............snap!!!! noo!!!! bolt breaks off inside where it goes. By some miracle, I got it out with some small allen wrenches. So I am buying all new good bolts. I am not sure why this happened. I was not cranking on the bolt and I was working in reverse order...4, 3, 2, 1,. Are you supposed to take one bolt, put it in all the way tight, then go to the next,etc..or is there some secret technique I am missing? Don't want to do this again. The bolt hole itself is a little bit sticky in some places when finger tightening it. Maybe the threads are slightly messed up.....
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:28 PM   #45056
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After a long ride (100+ miles) my back muscles around my shoulders always are sore and burning....I read on here some time ago about a certain handle bar that eliminates this problem (ATV bar) somebody help me out and post what it is.........seems like it was some bar for an ATV is all I remember.
The first thing I'd do is adjust the stock bars and see if you can find the sweet spot that makes the pain go away, if your bars are too far forward it will feel like your elbows are sticking out, too far back and you elbows will be feeling like they are too close to you body and you wrists will not be straight to the grips. I'd bet your bars are rolled too far down or close to you. That being said, I'm 6'3" so like a taller bar for riding when standing so I go with the Pro Taper 7/8 ATV high bend bars. Thy still need to be adjusted for personal fit as decribed before.
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Old 02-19-2011, 03:01 PM   #45057
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wow, not sure what my karma is with my bike lately, but...
So I snipped the wires and pulled the NSU out. Putting clutch pressure plate bolts back on in reverse order all labelled. Putting bolt # 2 back in and it is not tightening down all the way............snap!!!! noo!!!! bolt breaks off inside where it goes. By some miracle, I got it out with some small allen wrenches. So I am buying all new good bolts. I am not sure why this happened. I was not cranking on the bolt and I was working in reverse order...4, 3, 2, 1,. Are you supposed to take one bolt, put it in all the way tight, then go to the next,etc..or is there some secret technique I am missing? Don't want to do this again. The bolt hole itself is a little bit sticky in some places when finger tightening it. Maybe the threads are slightly messed up.....
Bummer...

With a clutch pressure plate you should progressively tighten the bolts up a couple of turns each at a time else the plate is distorted and all the spring pressure is on one bolt.

I also recommend a suitable torque wrench like:
http://www.justtools.com.au/prod1776.htm
Accurate for the torque required.

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Old 02-19-2011, 03:12 PM   #45058
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Thumb bars

so I go with the Pro Taper 7/8 ATV high bend bars.

This is what I was looking for........I knew it was something for ATV
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Old 02-19-2011, 03:31 PM   #45059
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Thats what I was looking for ATV high bend
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Old 02-19-2011, 03:51 PM   #45060
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Hard to tell who does what ... but reading this thread you can get a pretty good idea .... Anyone remember that "hot shot" from L.A. , handle was "Goodcat8" ? He crashed his DR ... and no one even wanted to buy the leftover carcass.
It's amazing what a complete and total douchbag you are. Seriously. It's gotten to a point where I just shake my head and sigh everytime you post anything.... in any thread.
For the record, so you can actually know what your talking shit about for once, I sold my DR w/in a week of listing it in the fleamarket to a fellow "inmate". Who has enjoyed the bike very much since he picked it up.
So for the love of god, just for a day or two, maybe, just maybe... STFU.
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