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Old 09-19-2012, 08:04 AM   #69286
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I decided it would be much quicker to just ask. Im wondering if anyone has a good source for engine parts for the 95' other than a local shop.

I found the best online prices at PartsPitStop.com
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:56 AM   #69287
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I decided it would be much quicker to just ask. Im wondering if anyone has a good source for engine parts for the 95' other than a local shop
There are very few '95 owners hanging around here. You would be better off to ask over at the 90-95 DR650 thread
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:40 PM   #69288
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How much would any of you expect to pay an independent (not stealership) shop to perform the factory lowering procedure? By the book, not the shortcut method. I just would like to go in with some sort of general number.

I have a bit over 1.5k on the ol' DR and I have found that my confidence on the bike isn't what I expected. All the other bikes I have owned had considerably shorter saddle height, I already have the "low" seat, hopefully this will do it.
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #69289
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I would expect to pay $65.00 - $100
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:09 PM   #69290
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How much would any of you expect to pay an independent (not stealership) shop to perform the factory lowering procedure? By the book, not the shortcut method. I just would like to go in with some sort of general number.

I have a bit over 1.5k on the ol' DR and I have found that my confidence on the bike isn't what I expected. All the other bikes I have owned had considerably shorter saddle height, I already have the "low" seat, hopefully this will do it.
Unless they are really familiar with the DR I would expect them to charge you a couple of hours labor. Maybe $150 or so at the most.
My bigger concern would be to make sure they have the manual and know that is how you want it done. You would be surprised how many dealers are not even aware of the proper procedure.

When I first bought mine I was looking into getting a price from them as part of the deal, and they insisted it wasn't possible. I finally had them drag a manual out to convince them. I didn't have them do it.

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Old 09-19-2012, 06:37 PM   #69291
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I think you could figure on about 2 hours of labor (+ fork oil) just to lower the forks and almost another hour to do the shock. You'll also need the shorter side stand ($55). I'm guessing closer to $225-$250 for everything.
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:37 PM   #69292
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Thanks for those numbers! That definitely helps.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:12 PM   #69293
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How much would any of you expect to pay an independent (not stealership) shop to perform the factory lowering procedure? By the book, not the shortcut method. I just would like to go in with some sort of general number.

I have a bit over 1.5k on the ol' DR and I have found that my confidence on the bike isn't what I expected. All the other bikes I have owned had considerably shorter saddle height, I already have the "low" seat, hopefully this will do it.
I have a manual and a killer set of tools. Ride out to my place some weekend and I'll do it for a pizza or two.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:29 PM   #69294
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Rear Brake

Anyone have the torque specs for the rear brake rotor ,Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:36 PM   #69295
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Anyone have the torque specs for the rear brake rotor ,Thanks in advance.
16.5 ft-lbs. manual also says to use thread locker.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:42 PM   #69296
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I think you could figure on about 2 hours of labor (+ fork oil) just to lower the forks and almost another hour to do the shock. You'll also need the shorter side stand ($55). I'm guessing closer to $225-$250 for everything.
Good catch on the side stand. You must do this for a living or something .

Thanks in general for checking in here!

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Old 09-19-2012, 09:33 PM   #69297
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Is there some special knack to getting the bike up on a stand? I've got a stand like the one below but in the low position it is still too tall to slide under the sump. It's a good inch or two too high, bike is standard, not lowered or anything. The stand has a rubber top to it which makes sliding the bike on from the side very difficult. Is there a knack to this or do I just need to man up and wrestle beast onto it or am I missing something?

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Old 09-19-2012, 10:38 PM   #69298
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Is there some special knack to getting the bike up on a stand? I've got a stand like the one below but in the low position it is still too tall to slide under the sump. It's a good inch or two too high, bike is standard, not lowered or anything. The stand has a rubber top to it which makes sliding the bike on from the side very difficult. Is there a knack to this or do I just need to man up and wrestle beast onto it or am I missing something?
The only thing you are missing is more ground clearance. Those stands are made for motocross bikes which have several inches more clearance between the frame and the ground. About the only way to make that stand work for the DR would be to shorten it enough to easily slide under the bike.
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:58 PM   #69299
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The only thing you are missing is more ground clearance. Those stands are made for motocross bikes which have several inches more clearance between the frame and the ground. About the only way to make that stand work for the DR would be to shorten it enough to easily slide under the bike.
OK, thanks. Yes, I think I'm going to have to make some sort of ramp to back up and then remove after it's on the stand. Thinking about this now I'm wondering if I angle the stand at 45 degrees towards the engine I can push the bike forward onto it. Thanks.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:34 PM   #69300
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Is there some special knack to getting the bike up on a stand? I've got a stand like the one below but in the low position it is still too tall to slide under the sump. It's a good inch or two too high, bike is standard, not lowered or anything. The stand has a rubber top to it which makes sliding the bike on from the side very difficult. Is there a knack to this or do I just need to man up and wrestle beast onto it or am I missing something?
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Push the bike up onto two pieces of wood - one under the front tire and one under the rear tire. Use whatever size you need to get the bike high enough to slide that stand under!
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