DFCR, a tale of a dr650

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by villageidiot, Aug 10, 2021.

  1. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Funny they look the same in pictures. I just went to Kevin's website, I never saw that width but I see it's under supermoto wheels. I assume you run a 140 or 150 rear tire with that?
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  2. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    yeah, this one will be getting a 150/70/17 rear. The front 2.5” will be getting a 110/90/19
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  3. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Sure is gonna be a DFCR :super
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  4. Jimr80gs

    Jimr80gs Been here awhile

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    I'm eager to see those wheels and rubber on the bike, toying with those sizes for my DR sidecar hack.
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  5. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    They look like this (my former DR)

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  6. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am. Supporter

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    So we'll be riding soon??

    'bout frickin time.


    Ah wait, I need something compatible I suppose, the vespa ain't gunna do it.

    :hmmmmm
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  7. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Soon ish. I reckon by thanksgiving, can’t rush perfection
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  8. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    So that's where my father went wrong :lol3
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  9. sruss67

    sruss67 Been here awhile Supporter

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    ^ hahahaha good one @3legs geez I love the humour in "Some assembly required" threads :jack
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  10. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Made a bench.

    similar to @JagLite but I made it a little shorter and lower

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  11. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    Excellent! :clap

    What was the cost of the wood now? :hide
    Post pictures on the Build Table thread please. :beer
  12. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    fuckin ridiculous

    $70 for the sanded finish sheet 3/4ply

    $59 for 8 2x3!!!!
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  13. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    OUCH! :2cry
    I was shocked when I went to Lowe's last month and saw the prices for plywood. :yikes
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  14. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    I don’t mind payin for the shit, but I want 4 clean sides, and no bark. Home Depot was absolutely atrocious, but they were $3.50/board. Ganahl, a local lumber yard, was $59 for 8 boards?! Aye carumba.

    I could have gone to a different yard for my plywood, but hey, they likely wouldn’t have cut it with 1/4” of taper over 7’ for free:jack
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  15. Roadracer_Al

    Roadracer_Al louder, louder, louder!

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    Perfect is the enemy of good enough.
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  16. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    or as us Aussies say " she'll be right mate".
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  17. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Well, I was gonna go in to the shop and paint my work table, but, bowling. Stayed a little longer as there was a badass lil tournament of 4 men vs 4 women. It was down to the wire, with $1000 on the line, and the ladies beat the men by 4 pins!!!! The men were up 100+ pins after the first game. So a big comeback by the ladies. And the shit talk was excellent.

    So, you’d think I’d go to the shop tomorrow…… but, Disneyland. Maybe after Disney I’ll buy the paint, and paint it Monday while I’m at work….. that’s usin the ol noodle innit?
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  18. OU812

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    Stop Drinking?
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    IDKS....
  19. JRowland

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    Sounds like a fun weekend!
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  20. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    you assuming I drink at all is a huge misunderstanding. I don’t drink.