DR 650 project: It's now a Beast!

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by DRjoe, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Travmoto

    Travmoto almost there...

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    Enough chatter........ get back in the shed :evil:evil:evil
  2. Gustavo.Ramos

    Gustavo.Ramos Been here awhile

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    Boy, now i do feel better about dropping a camshaft retaining clip all the way down to the oil sump... My fishing skills are either that great... you can imagine the rest... :puke1

    Weestrom? Do we foresee another project? :evil
  3. LukasM

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  4. tileman

    tileman Been here awhile

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    +1 for a bit of hassling.......:deal
  5. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    ok ok I'll pull me finger out soon.

    In the mean time how about you two fellas get on with your project.
    Being on the other side of the world to your bike is not an excuse Tileman and LukasM how about you documenting some of your bmw and 525 antics.

    I'm going to do some intensive research at the weekend about different terrains I may encounter on the beast.
  6. tileman

    tileman Been here awhile

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    Not an excuse!!!!!!! I´m 3000 US dollars, 3 months, and 16000 miles away from mine. :rofl :cry :freaky

    But, yep, its not a complete excuse, I´m doing wiring diagrams and the like and some CAD work on the front headlight mounts etc. But I still figure I have a good reason for no physical work on the bike being done.:lol3

    Look foward to the updates when you get into it, Mezo has been a bit slack recently with new pics, well ones of the bike anyhow (the personal add ones just don´t cut it) and I think I am starting to look for a replacement for his build thread (before it turns into a ride thread).
  7. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    Sorry mate, I just had Colebatch visit me and realized that I have way too many bikes - well projects, really.

    I am going to sell all of them and get a KLR instead. And I am going to leave it completely stock, too.

    Lukas, out.
  8. nikolic

    nikolic Been here awhile

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    Expected something like this at the end. Dude, go ride a bit :D
  9. DRjoe

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    :lol3

    you could never do that
  10. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    I've just switched from full time work to being self employed so i have to get a bit established before i put more time and money in to the project.

    you'll get your fix soon

  11. b0mb3r

    b0mb3r Old Git

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    Good luck with it Joe .... If i need any Aly doing your my man :thumb
  12. tileman

    tileman Been here awhile

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    :D What did you go from and to? Must be something with skills as so far you have shown a few. :ear
  13. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    I was working as a mechanic for a boat hire place and now I'm just working as a boat/outboard mechanic and hopefully I'll start doing more fabrication work as well
  14. b0mb3r

    b0mb3r Old Git

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  15. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    yep but whats it for?
  16. b0mb3r

    b0mb3r Old Git

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    http://shortwayround.co.uk/suzuki/

    was looking at what this guy did to his DR and liked the thought behind it ... will see what containers i can find but i like the idea of water in one and petrol in the other. If you have any ideas let me no as i will try to sort somthing this week, thanks for your time Joe catch up soon mate
  17. DRjoe

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    Thats a nice neat way to carry extra fluids when you have saddle bags on.

    I made a rack for a guy recently that slung a 5 liter jery under the left side It worked quite well because he put is saddle bags quite far forward away from the exhaust.
  18. LukasM

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    I heard a rumor that DRjoe will not be posting here anymore after drinking an overdose of

    [​IMG]
  19. MoBill

    MoBill Smiles when says dat

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    Bummer. I loved this thread.
  20. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    How dare you start such a disgusting rumor.
    Your bard from the thread Lukas. :lol3