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Old 10-23-2012, 07:51 PM   #70381
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If you you guys are serious I'd be willing to drag my bike down to the Bay Area. I'll PM Derek for details.
I'll foot the bill
As long as the setup includes the typical modified airbox and we all get full details on the final carb setup.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:00 PM   #70382
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I'll foot the bill
As long as the setup includes the typical modified airbox and we all get full details on the final carb setup.
Hey Jeff, anything happening with the countershaft seal protectors? I had ordered two from Bronco638's bulk order, then he said you were going to make and sell them yourself, and I haven't heard or read anything about it since then.

There are more people in my area who want to buy them as well and have asked me to see if a bulk order could come our way.

I tried sending this to you as a PM but it bounced.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:28 PM   #70383
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The po actually already did it, he put the Pro Cycle jet kit on there with a Twin Air filter and cut the airbox and drilled the stock pipe.
On my ride home Sat night it surged the whole 65 miles, grrrr.
Its a nice bike though, has Eibach springs, aftermarket seat, Pro Cycle rear rack, had an extra set of street tires, a trunk, and big ass windshield come with it. It also has a DR200 tail light, Pro Cycle tidy tail thingy, and has several things done like top chain roller removed and side stand switch removed......
I like it, but got to get it running right its gonna be my daily commuter.
2003 with 18,000 miles
I hit 41,242 miles on mine today (my goodness, how time flies), it's a great commuter. Well, except that I'm retired.

Ok, stop teasing Derek. To help, mark your throttle grip with a silver Sharpie; 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, full. Now you'll know which circuit you're on when the trouble is happening (pilot, needle, main jet). There's no way to know what the PO did inside the carb. Take it off and apart, photo the needle with the clip and any spacers, tell us the main jet size, pilot jet size. If you have the white spacer, slide it down to show which notch you're on.

There's a bucket-load of info here: (from at KTM, don't get confused, there are small differences). All of these pics are from this link.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...ighlight=bst40

Example photo of a needle with clip and spacers (still from a KTM,). No need for the labeling, we'll know what's what.



Although the DR doesn't usually have the following problems, yours runs like crap so we'll check everywhere.
The DR doesn't shake like a paint mixer (KTM LC4), you shouldn't find this (or any burnishing on the needle implying wear).



Look very closely at the needle jet for wear (top of the jet).



Needle jet, etc:

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Old 10-23-2012, 08:37 PM   #70384
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Did you shorten it yourself?? Thinking of cutting the foot of mine, shortening it by 20mm and reweld the foot back on. Or did you buy one?
Already shortened. I put the bike back to full height when I got it.
When you put the foot back on, you may want to adjust the angle. Otherwise the tip will dig in to peoples nice tarmac'd driveways...

From the heel of the foot to the pivot bolt is 280mm.
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:52 PM   #70385
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I fitted a FCR to the DR and had a few issues with the throttle cable. Sorted that out and the bike runs like a dream. Fuel economy around 17km/l consistantly regardless of how much throttle I use or terrain I conquer. Only issue is that the bike is still popping when I close the throttle and the beast does not idle when cold. Any advise out there, or should I just ride and enjoy?!?!
Is it an FCR or an FCR-MX?
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Old 10-23-2012, 08:54 PM   #70386
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Just a quick and dirty, but very useful mod that I did to my bike this evening:


I had stopped in at CycleGear over my lunch break to see what they had in their clearance bins and get some waterproof gloves for commuting this winter, and I snagged a "weatherproof" handlebar mounted 12v outlet for ten bucks. Looking online, they have it the same price (plus s/h). It only took a few minutes to bolt up. They say it takes anything from 7/8 to 1" handlebars, and it has some kind of grippy material that actually holds it in place really well. The cap on it actually seals down damn tight. I'd be surprised if anything other than a heavy rain or a drop into water got in there, and I'd be doubtful of even the heavy rain. After my powered USB port shorted out, I was going to just get another one, but I figure that for ten bucks, I can just use my regular car charger to juice up my phone. I'm not an employee of CG or anything like that, but for ten bucks, it installs in five to ten minutes, and all you have to do is solder two wires into the keyed power source that's already in the wire bundle at the front of your bike. Totally recommend.

Side note: Derek's chimed in to help damn near everyone that's come in here asking for help with their carb setup. I can't say that he could set it up better than a Procycle or DJ kit, but I can say that my bike wouldn't even idle if I gave it more than 1/4 turn throttle, and after talking to him, I got her running like a champ again. For whatever else you want to say about him, he gives good advice and is fairly easy to understand.
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:08 PM   #70387
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I fitted a FCR to the DR and had a few issues with the throttle cable. Sorted that out and the bike runs like a dream. Fuel economy around 17km/l consistantly regardless of how much throttle I use or terrain I conquer. Only issue is that the bike is still popping when I close the throttle and the beast does not idle when cold. Any advise out there, or should I just ride and enjoy?!?!
I don't have any advice for you, but your mileage is not that impressive: you're getting 17km/l (or 40miles/gallon) and my modified BST gives me 21km/l (50 miles/gallon), which indicates that your carb is not as well tuned as you may think it is.

I believe MXRob is the expert on the FCR carbs for DRs, but he hangs out in DRriders, not here.
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:51 PM   #70388
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Hey Jeff, anything happening with the countershaft seal protectors?
Happening? Does waiting for them to be done count as something happening?
I expect to have the first batch of retainers ready around the first week of November.
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Old 10-23-2012, 11:23 PM   #70389
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If you you guys are serious I'd be willing to drag my bike down to the Bay Area. I'll PM Derek for details.
UberKul tells me his engine has a high compression piston, a DG slip-on exhaust, and a JD jet kit. I think that to fit the bill, the bike would need to be stock with the exception of the airbox mod, a DJ/ProCycle jet kit and a GSX-R muffler or aftermarket slip-on. Does that make sense?

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Old 10-24-2012, 12:56 AM   #70390
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Is it an FCR or an FCR-MX?
Fcr-mx (KTM)
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:57 AM   #70391
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Already shortened. I put the bike back to full height when I got it.
When you put the foot back on, you may want to adjust the angle. Otherwise the tip will dig in to peoples nice tarmac'd driveways...

From the heel of the foot to the pivot bolt is 280mm.
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:58 AM   #70392
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Happening? Does waiting for them to be done count as something happening?
I expect to have the first batch of retainers ready around the first week of November.
Great - glad to hear it.
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Old 10-24-2012, 06:47 AM   #70393
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UberKul tells me his engine has a high compression piston, a DG slip-on exhaust, and a JD jet kit. I think that to fit the bill, the bike would need to be stock with the exception of the airbox mod, a DJ/ProCycle jet kit and a GSX-R muffler or aftermarket slip-on. Does that make sense?

Regards,

Derek
That's the first I've heard of a JD jet kit. I know a few people have asked JD to develop something but I haven't read or heard of an actual kit. JD doesn't list anything on his web site for the DR650. The JD kit would be an unknown quantity. I'd like to know a lot more about this.

In my experience the GSXR can is just restrictive enough to require slightly different jetting than the typical slip-on. I'd rather see a test subject with FMF, DG or Two Brothers exhaust.
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:52 AM   #70394
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I gave Derek some bad info, it is a Dynojet kit on my DR. The JD is on my Husky 450.

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Old 10-24-2012, 08:08 AM   #70395
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I gave Derek some bad info, it is a Dynojet kit on my DR. The JD is on my Husky 450.

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You also have the high compression piston? How are you liking that upgrade?
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