Drz400 Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Britmick, May 4, 2007.

  1. MotoBoss

    MotoBoss Bad Influence

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    This has probably been covered but after looking through waaaaay to many pages I'll just ask.

    I'm 6' 3" and need to lower my foot pegs. I just put on new pegs, stock height because I couldn't find a drop set for a 2011 model.

    Anybody know of lowering blocks and/or where to get them for the dizzer?
  2. wingam00

    wingam00 Formely AKA Wingam00

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    This may help. http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/846648-lower-footpeg/

    Also do a web search on "lower foot pegs drz400" and you will find some other info.



  3. SKINZ

    SKINZ Geo Steve

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    A kill switch would work the same as a reset switch. One way to find out! Has anyone tried jumping the leads in the connector? Curious to know if it works.
  4. MotoBoss

    MotoBoss Bad Influence

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    Thanks, I've already checked these sources and it looks as though the Moose is about the only "store bought" option. Really I'd like to have a 1/2" back and 3/4" lower peg option. I have a 1/2" back and 1" down block on my KLR and with the addition of the taller ATV bars is a great fit.

    May have to "manufacture" my own bolck....................:dunno
  5. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    I ended up finding one on eBay, we'll see if it works.
  6. The Recycled Teenager

    The Recycled Teenager Been here awhile

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    Go for it and you will get exactly what you want :wink::wink:
  7. 150ron

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    Thanks guys, i want to order a set of shinko 244's, will like to get the 5.10-18 for the rear (which im sure will fit fine) and have two choices for the front, either the 3.00-21 or the 2.75-21, would like to get the 2.75-21 to keep the front narrow and the weight down as much as possible, not to mention i like the skinny front tire look to go with the wide rear tire look.
  8. threadkiller

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    You may also consider a higher seat. I use and recommend the SDG Tall.
  9. Muddler

    Muddler Been here awhile

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    I'm the same height as you and want to do the same thing. I think it will come down to butchering my own pegs. Interested to hear how you go.
  10. MotoBoss

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    Just added a new SeatConcepts seat, helpful but dosn't do much for you when standing. Pretty sure I'm going this route with cables http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/cart/showdetails.cgi?parts_id=10013.
    Still going to come up with a peg lowering block of some kind. A friend of mine has a milling/CNC machine in his garage workshop and I'm asking for help !
  11. dasvis

    dasvis Been here awhile

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    Nope, I installed one on my bike, it IS the remote trip meter reset. Works great! Much better than screwing with the little buttons on the istrument panel.
  12. Rwelch360

    Rwelch360 Been here awhile

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    I have about 750mi on my bike now, I tried my best to follow break in procedures for the first 500 miles. But i have been neglecting the no WOT for first 1000mi. My favorite thing to do is take off from a traffic light and rip through the gears. Plus on days I rode to work I would be at WOT on the highway to keep up with traffic. Anyone have any issues when they didn't follow initial break in procedures?

    Second Question, do you have to trim the stock levers if you run cyrca bark busters? I was going to run tusk, but I didn't want to trim the levers down. I would rather buy shorter levers that I can just drop into the stock perches.
  13. coarsegoldkid

    coarsegoldkid Been here awhile

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    I didn't trim the levers when installing the Cycra guards. Having said that Cycra guards were troublesome. I really don't think they fit any bike. You must massage them to get them to work. Some people bend them to fit. I did some cutting of the aluminum and I raised the bars but the mounts still were tight up against the instrument panel on the right side. The left side was tight up against the ignition switch. With a warehouse full of handlebars to choose from it would be easier. On the plus side they have performed well in slow speed earth moving.
  14. The Recycled Teenager

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    So for the folks at home :wink:
    Where did you purchase it and is there a number for it :ear
  15. 8baller

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    kind of new to this and after much research have decided a DRZ is what i want...looked at a few different options from KTM Husky DRZ XR DR etc etc and have made up my mind this bike is about the one that suits me best...
    i know they have been out for a while and i cant see myself buying a new one..so i was wondering ..did they change them at all besides colors and graphics through the years?...or are there differences...if so what would be good years to look at?..and what would be good to look at when buying a used one?...thanks in advance..just dont want to buy something and be told later i would have been better off looking for this year or that year because of some performance issue or whatnot..

    oh yeah..i want the S model...maybe an SM i could put some dirt wheels on
  16. Ryel

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    maybe this would be of some help:
    http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/642589-about-the-drz-history/

    there have been some changes from 2000-2004 so you would be best served to get a 2004-2012 model S; the SM suspension is not up to off road work. check the common fixs on the TT list and look for them on the bike you want to buy.
  17. 8baller

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    thanks...i'll check that out as soon as i get off work
  18. 150ron

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    It seems as tho there is NO rim lock on the rear rim of my 2007 DRZ400S? is that so?

    do people add them for off road use? (rear only)
  19. ptgarcia

    ptgarcia Huh?

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    I added rim locks to my S model.
  20. Homercules

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    I converted my SM to offroad and it's been great. Not sure about the fork comments...the fork is set up for road work but when set up for offroad is fantastic. I prefer it to the old school S fork personally. If there is a problem it's the larger front rotor. I put Warp 9 wheels on my SM and they are ok. Just ok. (I have to re-true the wheels occasionally and the rotor is a bit warped) Throw on a bash plate and a gps (or vapor) for a speedo and you're set. But only get an SM if you plan to use it as a road bike as well otherwise just get an S.

    Here's mine from a trip a few weeks ago. I forgot to put on the bash plate before I left.
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