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Old 04-04-2013, 04:40 PM   #75496
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Colorado cj what did you pay with the discount?
It was $256.49, the normal price is $269.99.

The coupon code is advrider
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:38 PM   #75497
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I just bought two 320mm kits for 199/ each. I'll sell the extra bracket. I just need to set up this vapor pickup to the rotor bolts. Dyno this weekend and then dropping in the 790 kit! YeaYa!! ;)
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #75498
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i used to do this exact setup (only used a smaller front sprocket for off road, but im sure thats what you meant too?). i only ever had the pin (part 6 in your pic) as an extra. from what i can remember its the only part that requires any real work in the change over; unscrewing from one and into the other bracket. the rubber boot pulled out and pushed back into its new home easily enough and, correct me if im wrong, but doesnt that spring stay in place as long as you dont remove the pads?
Yeah, what you said about using small sprocket for dirt. What was I thinking?

And, yes, the spring does need to move from one bracket to the other.

Guess I'll just switch the spring when changing brackets, and get the other two parts online so I don't have to mess with them too.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:51 PM   #75499
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Shorai Battery

Now that it's been around awhile, what's the consensus of opinion for it's use in the DR? Has anyone actually used it for starting in a cold climate; or run heated gear or grips with it?
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:12 PM   #75500
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Wondering who has weighed them and if there is much difference.
Not only are the blue ones fastest, they're also the lightest.


Acerbis, brand new; I'm not even weighing gas fumes.


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Now that it's been around awhile, what's the consensus of opinion for it's use in the DR? Has anyone actually used it for starting in a cold climate; or run heated gear or grips with it?
Poppa:
There are better choices, EarthX being one of them (there's another but I can't remember it). I'm subscribed to 3 high tech battery threads here. On post #113 in one of them (can't find it ), it explains why Shorai isn't ready for adventure riding; meaning the guys who depend on their bike starting without question. I ride solo, so I'm going to stay with conventional tech for now. YMMV, IMO, yada yada

Edit: Another problem, they prefer a new high tech battery charger too, more $$$.
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:30 PM   #75501
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:19 PM   #75502
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Is the balancer chain simular to a timing chain, and is it a major PIA if it needsto be replaced, and dose it destroy the motor if it goes south fast. Even if the engine is toast i might get it to build a hybrid bike any way, but i would have to get it dirt cheap for that. I still need to confirm it has a valid street title ect... Might even be able to see it run. More research tonight, its only 1/4 mile from my house.
Here is the thread you need. It is for the pre-96 DR650s. You will get better response and help here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61568
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:37 PM   #75503
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Oil covers 2 styles

Hello,

Thought I would post these here and see if there is any interest. They are a direct fit.

2 styles




First style.



They have some sanding marks and nicks...texture.



Style 2 has a larger Side to protect case.



I have 6 of each for sale right now..if there is interest I will make more.




More info this weekend..

Also looking for a Joe racer oil cooler(unmolested). I do not think they make them anymore. I would like to see and measure one to reverse engineer it and maybe make something similar. Someone here put one on a KTM bike. They might be made for KTM?
It is round with grooves cut in it...thanks.

Will be back sat. Or sun. to chek in.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:40 PM   #75504
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What ever you do, get something with rebound adjustment. I know guys that paid $700 for a shock without compression or rebound damping and no external reservoir.
I am tempted by the Ricor though..
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:53 PM   #75505
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yea, great paved roads all through that area.
Have you guys been down to Batopilas yet? What is your route home?
Any news on the progress of the road from Creel down to Batopilas?
!Suerte!

Yes, the roads are excellent near Creel. Hundreds of turns at the kinds of speeds that DR650s excel. Sometimes tricky, though. More than once I came on a 15 mph corner after several miles of 50-60 mph. You have to stay awake down here, no warnings.

I didn't go down to Batopilas in the bottom of Copper Canyon this trip. I was there about three years ago.



We did ride down the road about 15 kilometers, though. It was paved past that point but I don't know how far. They've made a lot of progress (?). Too bad for dirt riders, but good for the local people, it will increase tourism, which they need.

Tomorrow we cross the border at Palomas/Columbus. Then Karst and I will split up- he is going to blast back up I25 to Denver, while I take a slower route through New Mexico.

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Old 04-04-2013, 08:02 PM   #75506
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Tomorrow we cross the border at Palomas/Columbus. Then Karst and I will split up- he is going to blast back up I25 to Denver, while I take a slower route through New Mexico.

.............shu
Palomas, my dentist really. I live just a mile off I25 at Exit 9 so if you guys need anything. What is the route through NM. Great place to eat in Hillsboro. I was washing the dirt off my DR today and noticed the plate was out of date, got to run to DMV bright and early.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:47 PM   #75507
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Love the work on the custom cover's Nice to see someone doing something different.
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:23 PM   #75508
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Going back to the roller issue..........
I replaced my top roller with one of the Procycle ones like this

Should I replace the bottom one also?
Should I have just removed the top one?
What is the issue with these, I understood that they somehow jam and rip the mount out of the frame but not really how?
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:25 PM   #75509
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Going back to the roller issue..........
I replaced my top roller with one of the Procycle ones like this http://www.procycle.us/images/bikepa...hainroller.jpg
Should I replace the bottom one also?
Should I have just removed the top one?
Put the new roller in the bottom position and plug the threaded hole for the top roller.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:43 PM   #75510
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Going back to the roller issue..........
I replaced my top roller with one of the Procycle ones like this

Should I replace the bottom one also?
Should I have just removed the top one?
What is the issue with these, I understood that they somehow jam and rip the mount out of the frame but not really how?
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Put the new roller in the bottom position and plug the threaded hole for the top roller.
Suzuki put the upper roller a bit too low on the frame. When the swingarm gets deep into its travel under load, the chain is forced to bend around the upper roller. This overloads the boss in the frame and occassionally pulls it right out of the frame.

I'd follow PC's recommendation, put the roller in the bottom location and plug the hole with a set-screw. You don't want one of these do you?

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