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Old 03-29-2008, 07:00 PM   #616
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:33 AM   #617
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Just FYI sucking dirt into the motor via the airbox won't plug up the pilot (jets are for fuel ya know). It can distroy the top end of the motor in short order though.
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Old 03-31-2008, 10:53 AM   #618
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Shameless plug: I'm selling a set of new (in box) DR350/S/SE front pads in the FM. Please let me know if you're interested. Thx, Dave.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:37 AM   #619
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Frame guard?

I've been looking for a frame guard for my '93 DR350. Seems that they're all out of production. Anybody have any ideas where I could get a pair? Thanks much.
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Old 04-01-2008, 06:22 AM   #620
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Question something like this?

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I've been looking for a frame guard for my '93 DR350. Seems that they're all out of production. Anybody have any ideas where I could get a pair? Thanks much.
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Old 04-01-2008, 06:43 AM   #621
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I think he's talking about the guards that go above the footpegs to keep your boots from scuffing up the frame.

I got a pair of works connection guards last summer from kevinscycleracing but they don't have any more of them in stock.

note the aluminum part above the peg
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:45 AM   #622
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I think he's talking about the guards that go above the footpegs to keep your boots from scuffing up the frame.

I got a pair of works connection guards last summer from kevinscycleracing but they don't have any more of them in stock.

note the aluminum part above the peg
I see. I've got some on my HP2. I figured the DR is too old to worry about.

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Old 04-01-2008, 08:09 AM   #623
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I've been looking for a frame guard for my '93 DR350. Seems that they're all out of production. Anybody have any ideas where I could get a pair? Thanks much.
These folks in UK have them:

http://motorcycleproducts.co.uk/cata...e-p-60822.html

..however when I contacted them about shipping to the USA, they said no.

Maybe you'll have better luck. If so, let me know I want to get a pair also.
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Old 04-01-2008, 01:14 PM   #624
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Rescued from the forgotten!!

Picked up this ’99 DR350SE that had been ridden hard and put up wet. Found her at a dealership that had taken in her in on trade to move a new street bike. She had obviously been put in a barn somewhere and forgotten about. Looking forward to stripping her to the frame and rehabbing her into a 441. Any help on useful farkles would be appreciated.
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Old 04-01-2008, 02:17 PM   #625
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Frame guards

Yep, that's what I'm looking for all right. Guards above the footpegs. Even though the DR is old, I don't like scraping off the paint with my boots. And the occasional tumble. I tried that place in the UK too, and they said no shipping to the U.S. What kind of allies are they? I might try to contact someone in the UK to see if they'll buy them for me and ship them over. If I find someone, want a pair?
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Old 04-01-2008, 02:45 PM   #626
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Anyone know of a DR turned into a street tracker type bike? Something like this?

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Old 04-01-2008, 03:38 PM   #627
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Picked up this 99 DR350SE that had been ridden hard and put up wet. Found her at a dealership that had taken in her in on trade to move a new street bike. She had obviously been put in a barn somewhere and forgotten about. Looking forward to stripping her to the frame and rehabbing her into a 441. Any help on useful farkles would be appreciated.
That bike looks great!

As for the engine work, I wouldn't be too quick to jump into a 441 kit. To make that work well you'll need to do some serious work to get air in and out of the motor. Even in stock form the flow is really the limiting factor. Without a lot of additional work a 441 kit will give you more bottom end power but less mid-top and imho the DR is already pretty solid on the bottom and not so great mid-top, but depending on riding style all botom might work well for you.

Other things to think about would be a larger carb (37mm FCR), port the intake track to match, larger intake valves, aftermarket cam, a lot more compression and probably an oversized header.

All this said, with basic mods the stock motor is really snappy and will easily overwhelm the chassis and make more hp than most riders need in such a machine. On mine I've got a bit more compression, an opened up airbox and a jetted pumper carb and I'm really happy with the performance
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:20 PM   #628
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Sweet bike. To start with the airbox and jetting mod is an almost must, easy to do and cheap. 5$ for a new jet or 40$ for a new carb kit. If you can you may want to do the jesse style exhaust mod, basiclly replacing the 7/8's tail pipe with 1 1/4 " pipe.

Check out
http://www.kientech.com/
for more details on both

if the bike were mine I would do the above and replace the
- chain and sprockets
- engine oil
- fork oil
- brake fluid
- brake pads
weither they look like they need it or not, then drive her for a while.

I am still running the stock carb on mine(with the air box and exhuast mod's) but every time the topic of the pumper carb comes up here I get thinking its time to break out the credit card

Keep us up to date on how things turn out.



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Old 04-01-2008, 04:23 PM   #629
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you said
On mine I've got a bit more compression, an opened up airbox and a jetted pumper carb and I'm really happy with the performance

can you expand a bit on the more compression bit? how did you do it?
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:27 PM   #630
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