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Old 03-20-2012, 05:36 PM   #11311
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Question Matching Blue Frame Paint?

Anyone know of a matching spray paint brand/color for the blue on a 1994 DR frame? My frame needs to be touched up before things get out of hand!

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Old 03-21-2012, 01:26 AM   #11312
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So will adding a shim/washer work without having to shave down the clutch basket?
Well, this is what it looks like!
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:46 AM   #11313
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So will adding a shim/washer work without having to shave down the clutch basket?
Yes, it´s really the same thing when you think about it, with the shim/ washer you are making the spacer between the current thrust washers longer resulting in some more play, same thing happens if you would take material out of the clutch basket.
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:10 AM   #11314
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Hi Teeeeeemu

Maybe this?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/94-Suzuki-DR...#ht_500wt_1219

I know this won't be as fast as you want, but still an option.
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:59 AM   #11315
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Im not sure if I was on the correct stroke... If I was on the wrong one, HOW BIG would the clearances be? Many mm bigger or just a tiny tiny amount? Like I said, all gaps were bigger than what manual says. Intakes (carb side? think so) should be under 0.080mm and they were over 0.12
Exhausts should be 0.01 - 0.015 and they were over 0.02
You were on the correct stroke. If not, there would have been no clearance and you wouldn't have been able to measure the gap.
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Old 03-22-2012, 07:40 PM   #11316
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So i have a 1990 dr350 dirt that runs like a bear but its a bitch to start some times with the whole manual decompression process. My 1994 dr350 dirt is auto decompression and works mint very easy to start. Can i retrofit the auto cam in a older head? part number wise it looks doable.
I wanted to do the same thing, so I called the expert (Jesse) and asked him. He said the 94 and newer DR350 had a different head and the auto-decompression cam won't fit in the older bikes. I have a 1991 that is a pain to start, and a 1998 that I can start with my hand....big difference.
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Old 03-22-2012, 07:41 PM   #11317
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I wanted to do the same thing, so I called the expert (Jesse) and asked him. He said the 94 and newer DR350 had a different head and the auto-decompression cam won't fit in the older bikes. I have a 1991 that is a pain to start, and a 1998 that I can start with my hand....big difference.
What about swapping heads if you really wanted to go that far?
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From what I've heard, riding a DR feels just like riding a KLR except you're head doesn't sway left and right constantly scanning the ditches for aluminum cans.
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Old 03-23-2012, 10:20 AM   #11318
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I finally got the wife's DR out for a test ride last night.

It's been in dry dock for an extended stem-stern overhaul.

Welded in a new steering stop, installed key switch, new front brake line, HID lights, rebuilt linkages, fresh oil in all suspension, valve adjust, new rear tire, brake pads at both ends, unclogged the airbox drain, fresh air filter, clutch EZ pull....

Wow! What a difference. The 55W HID really lights up the world. The motor purrs right along. After bedding in, the new brakes actually work. I'm looking forward to few years of riding now with just oil changes and valve checks.
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Old 03-23-2012, 10:34 AM   #11319
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oil vavle checks?

I was changing my oil out every 500. But then I see that the interval is more like 3k. I do it about every1000-1500. But it seems like forever or never.

Every time I check the valves they are spot on. I am begining to think that they never need to be adjusted either.

The only thing my bike ever NEEDS is gas and a air filter wash.
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Old 03-23-2012, 10:38 AM   #11320
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unclogged the airbox drain, .
has anyone rerouted thier bottom iarbox drain? Mine gets clogged damn near every sloppy ride. it "dumps" out just inside the front sprocket area. might post i pic tonight when i get home


And good job on the DR, have fun with it.
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Old 03-23-2012, 10:41 AM   #11321
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has anyone rerouted thier bottom iarbox drain? Mine gets clogged damn near every sloppy ride. it "dumps" out just inside the front sprocket area. might post i pic tonight when i get home


And good job on the DR, have fun with it.
I think a better solution would be to entirely eliminate he hose. The little "frog vagina" check valve should be mounted directly to the air box, like XR's do.
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Old 03-23-2012, 11:36 AM   #11322
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I think a better solution would be to entirely eliminate he hose. The little "frog vagina" check valve should be mounted directly to the air box, like XR's do.
"frog vagina" classic!
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Old 03-23-2012, 12:14 PM   #11323
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"frog vagina" classic!
Same term used for camelbak drink valves.

You hydration experience will never be the same....
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Old 03-23-2012, 01:46 PM   #11324
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I"frog vagina"
I know the one.
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Old 03-23-2012, 02:22 PM   #11325
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What about swapping heads if you really wanted to go that far?
That's what you'd have to do, an entire 94 or newer head with the auto decompression cam set up.
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