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Old 04-16-2012, 02:48 AM   #12811
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Just returned from a 1400 mile round trip to Ulmer, SC to buy efurmen's 1988 DR750. Saw it for sale on Advrider and could not resist. You guys better get ready for lot's of questions as I don't know a lot about it except I like it. - Bob Herr
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:49 AM   #12812
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The best fuel you can get in California is 92 and 10% ethanol. No straight gasoline is available here. Price varies locally but $4.00 USD average....so about $1.10/litre. After talking with you guys I feel lucky.
Here in Arg, its $ 1,55 a litre (98). you can get 95 for about U$ 1.37

USA is a cheap please to live IMO. Last year I went to Houston for a couple of weeks and was amazed at how cheap meals, lodging and gas prices were.

heck, you're getting a DR800 for less thank 3k !!

look at this local auction site and see how lucky you are

http://moto.mercadolibre.com.ar/MLA-...nte-estado-_JM

http://moto.mercadolibre.com.ar/MLA-...d-7900-pto-_JM


anyway, congrats on your new BIG!!
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:02 PM   #12813
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Hi guys! Just picked up my first dual-sport last month. 1988 Suzuki dr Big 750. It has 18,xxx orig km's and I hope to add lots more to it. I'm in Canada so there isn't a ton of knowledge about these bikes over here. Thank god I stumbled upon this forum. Will have lots of questions for you dr big experts in the near future, cheers.

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Old 04-17-2012, 12:59 AM   #12814
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Heres another forum we use
http://www.drbig.info/forum/
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:14 AM   #12815
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Just returned from a 1400 mile round trip to Ulmer, SC to buy efurmen's 1988 DR750. Saw it for sale on Advrider and could not resist. You guys better get ready for lot's of questions as I don't know a lot about it except I like it. - Bob Herr
Welcome Bob, as you may have guessed already these BIGs have a lot of character,

Have added you to the owners list

PS, I hope you dont mind me asking, but do you ever get called Ben, even if not your sure picked a good chariot

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Old 04-17-2012, 01:24 AM   #12816
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Now your just showing off Rob
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:27 AM   #12817
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Hope you are pleased Bushy .
The SR/43 is owned by Doc so I am not as greedy as you all think .
So one isn't yours just as well otherwise we may have considered you a capitalist pig

hands up if you weren't jealous
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:03 AM   #12818
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[QUOTE=jgregs;18473237]Hi guys! Just picked up my first dual-sport last month. 1988 Suzuki dr Big 750. It has 18,xxx orig km's and I hope to add lots more to it. I'm in Canada so there isn't a ton of knowledge about these bikes over here. Thank god I stumbled upon this forum. Will have lots of questions for you dr big experts in the near future, cheers.

Welcome aboard, mate. These guys on this forum know their stuff and willingly share it. Collectively there's not a problem you wont get sorted by them.
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:59 AM   #12819
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Question for Mait

I'm in the middle of fitting WP Extreme front end, and was wondering where you got the mounts for front fender or did you make them yourself.

Cheers Lee
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Old 04-17-2012, 04:55 AM   #12820
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I used Aprilia pegaso fender and clamps from WP Extreme fork protectors to mount fender on.
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Old 04-17-2012, 04:56 AM   #12821
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PS, I hope you dont mind me asking, but do you ever get called Ben, even if not your sure picked a good chariot[/QUOTE] I used to get called Ben a lot years ago when the movie came out but not so much any more. Actually, you can call me about any thing but late for dinner and I don't care!!! - Bob
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:10 AM   #12822
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Struth thats about 9.50 bucks a gallon wow . that is terrible, looks like only short rides for you blokes or win the lottery.
Bushy have you got any pic,s of your bikes in nice scenic places, please don,t show any black sand ones we will leave that to Mark .
Rob , I have lots of photos of my bikes and lots of photos of scenic places but very few of them both together. I actually have some sand ones from a few years ago but I don't do that any more. Sorry Mark
I will get some together and post shortly.
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:22 AM   #12823
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Question for Mait

I'm in the middle of fitting WP Extreme front end, and was wondering where you got the mounts for front fender or did you make them yourself.

Cheers Lee

I made my own mounts out of 10mm thick aluminium sheet. The parts were cut out with laser cutter.
Good luck with conversion, it is money and time well spent
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Old 04-17-2012, 06:12 AM   #12824
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Looking forward to seeing them Bushy, I just love the scenic beauty of NZ you guy,s have mountains and we have only got hills.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:16 AM   #12825
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Just returned from a 1400 mile round trip to Ulmer, SC to buy efurmen's 1988 DR750. Saw it for sale on Advrider and could not resist. You guys better get ready for lot's of questions as I don't know a lot about it except I like it. - Bob Herr

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Hi guys! Just picked up my first dual-sport last month. 1988 Suzuki dr Big 750. It has 18,xxx orig km's and I hope to add lots more to it. I'm in Canada so there isn't a ton of knowledge about these bikes over here. Thank god I stumbled upon this forum. Will have lots of questions for you dr big experts in the near future, cheers.
Hiya and Welcome Bob and JGregs. Sounds like we'll have to arrange a NABS (North American Big Summit) some time in the future. Middle ground might be Montana...Yellowstone.....that'd be nice, no? Overseas riders also invited. I actually have a bike to loan one of you now.
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