the DR650 thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by sleepywombat, May 1, 2006.

  1. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    It's probably alot because I am one sexy beast in full race leathers.

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  2. NC Rick

    NC Rick Cogent Dynamics Inc

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    Yea, but that first bike just sets off you outfit. :killen
  3. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    yuk! little shits will eat anything.
  4. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    Props are an additional cost.
  5. thump!

    thump! Adventurer

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    and seeing as how I'm leaving for Moab in 3 days, it's a good thing I could rob one from the other DR...
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  6. Ever Onward

    Ever Onward Older,Wiser, Smarter

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    If your gonna go the bait route, avoid the little pellet kind. They love to carry and stash them in the worst of places before they eat it and die.

    The bar style is much better. Yellow colored waxy kind seems extra good. "Just one bite" and "Ramik" are good brands. They have a hole through the center, and you can run a wire through them and tie to something heavy to keep the big bruisers from dragging them away.


    Sticky pad traps work excellent also. Bait em with a dab of creamy style peanut butter in the center.


    If its entertainment your after, this bucket trap was a real hoot !


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  7. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    There's nothing like the sweet sound of a 2 stroke on the pipe.

    Well, except maybe for the crisp WHACK! sound that a regular old mouse trap can generate when it catches one of those bastards.
  8. lkr57

    lkr57 Living the dream

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  9. procycle

    procycle Long timer

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    That's a sweet deal for somebody!
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  10. TUCKERS

    TUCKERS the famous james

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    You can stop by my house, 36 miles west of Chapparal. We have BMW 1200's and DR! Coffee always available (and Newcastle Brown Ale but not when operating a motorized vehicle). Claremont Village is delightful if you have time. 6 miles from Browns Motor Works (BMW). BUT a good BMW store is Irv Seavers in Orange. Another interesting motorcycle store is Southern California Motorcycles in Brea. Lots to keep you busy. Thurs/Fri/Sat/ Sun... Newcombs Ranch Inn on HIghway 2.........35 miles west of Wrightwood. Sunday 22nd April FREE MotoGP on the big screen at Newcombs....and for FREE at Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles.....take the train direct from San Berdu to Union Station and walk to the gig at the Independent.
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  11. SilverFerret

    SilverFerret 2 years on a Dual Sport

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    I have a 5.5 gal Acerbis tank and I'm working on routing the right side hose from the petcock to the left side where it will T with the left side petcock and go into the carb. I've found that the left petcock is lower than the carb input, so is there a certain way to route the fuel hose so it ends up above the carb input?
    Also, I have thick black fuel hose which is really stiff. The clear fuel house is more pliable, but is it durable enough ?
  12. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    I used the D-Con pellet style years ago. Then when I was moving, I found the stuff in the weirdest places. Hadn't used it in years, but there it was stashed in places you'd never think. We didn't like to use it because we got dogs and they might eat a stash if they found it. I switched to snap-traps and peanut butter. Also if a hawk or owl gets a poisoned mouse it can kill them too. I caught one mouse in a sticky trap in the garage that I put there mainly for spiders.
  13. marchyman

    marchyman DR and GS

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    Yeah they are. Automatic copyright protection came about in 1978.

    However, you have to register your work if you want to litigate and claim damages and attorney fees.

    <end subject drift>

    I finally got around to ordering DDCs and springs for my DR. I'll install them as part of the next service coming up shortly. :clap
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  14. motolab

    motolab Long timer

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    On Michnus' and Elsebie's bikes, we put the tee on the right side and turned the carburetor's fuel inlet toward the rear (reserve did not work properly beforehand).

    Left of Elsebie's bike:

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    Right of Elsebie's bike:

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    Regards,

    Derek
  15. shardival

    shardival Been here awhile

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    Guys, R6 throttle tube mod question: it's better to get white one? I found some info, that black throttle tube (from newer R6) are troublesome.
  16. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    cyberdos! now you can trail ride in safety flip-flops
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  17. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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    Which is why I answered Steve McQueen, so now I'm confused.
  18. Ohio_Danimal

    Ohio_Danimal If I die trying, at least I tried

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    look guys....alcohol is BAD....mkay?
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  19. marchyman

    marchyman DR and GS

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    Only in largish quantities
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  20. NC Rick

    NC Rick Cogent Dynamics Inc

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    I LOVE to have photos of my customers bikes on our site. I always ask. Almost everyone is pleased to agree.
    got to save some liver for the trip...
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