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Old 02-25-2013, 05:54 PM   #74071
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Searching for a source for '96 DR650SE purple frame touch-up paint?

Does anyone know of a source for the purple frame paint used on the 1996 Suzuki DR650SE and other models of that era? ColorRite.com only shows Code 30H-Special White-4037 available for the 1996 model, which would have been for the white fuel tank, rear rack, etc..
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:25 PM   #74072
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anyone here having trouble finding the SeatConcepts website? I can't find it.

I get a weird redirect that doesn't have M/C seats.
Just go to Sargent, they will be there
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:12 PM   #74073
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Just go to Sargent, they will be there
Or ProCycle. The Saddlemen seat is great.
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:38 PM   #74074
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anyone have an upper chain guard you want to part with? I figure since replacing everything else why not put the missing guard on there...
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:59 PM   #74075
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I would get some professional help on the rebuild. There are SO MANY places to make mistakes ... even for guys with experience.

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Clean plates with oil, wipe off very well. Soak plates in clean oil for 2 - 3 hours before install. DO NOT use synthetic oil in new engine.

I would be more worried about metal bits still inside the engine, oil lines, Oil pump, oil cooler/hoses. Flush it all out a couple times with cheap oil or oil and Kerosene mix before running. Do an Engine oil and filter change after 20 miles. (to be safe). Another at 200 miles. Best of luck ... but luck won't help really. Get a pro to help out.
Amen to that brother lol
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Old 02-25-2013, 08:24 PM   #74076
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What is that mini-tankbag? Thanks.

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Old 02-25-2013, 08:26 PM   #74077
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anyone have an upper chain guard you want to part with? I figure since replacing everything else why not put the missing guard on there...
Broke my chain guard and found a CB550 Honda chain guard fits great but is a little long. Tin snips cut it to length and got it cheap at a bike wrecking yard. Much heavier duty plastic and metal lined and the mounting holes lined up perfectly.



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Old 02-25-2013, 09:04 PM   #74078
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Didnt search the whole thread...duh...
Search engine didn't help...duhh...

What are you guys using for Fork leg cover after you factory lower the front?

Squashing in the OEM gaiters?

Dirt Skins? Any good?

or what?
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:25 PM   #74079
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The factory gaiters work fine.
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:49 PM   #74080
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Anybody use dirtskins?
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:49 PM   #74081
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The factory gaiters work fine.
even with the permanent 2" squash?
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:19 AM   #74082
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even with the permanent 2" squash?
Yep when i lowered mine the standard gaiters worked fine. Later put on seal savers just for asthetics.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:43 AM   #74083
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Factory gaiters are the ticket, in my opinion. I used skins on another bike and they are plenty nice, but you have to take care to install them securely in order to keep them in place and check them frequently to make sure they haven't slipped. With factory gaiters you're good to go.

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Old 02-26-2013, 05:28 AM   #74084
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Had one of those ATV wrap around tank bags I cut up and stapled to the back side of the seat. Works perfect for wallet, cell and camera type stuff.

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What is that mini-tankbag? Thanks.

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Old 02-26-2013, 06:31 AM   #74085
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even with the permanent 2" squash?
Yes.
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