DR350 Farkles!

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Ro0K, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. tonusmaximus

    tonusmaximus maximus Supporter

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    How about a fork brace next project. Those of us poor in funds cannot afford the rm250 swap.

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  2. 2sos

    2sos Been here awhile

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    Here is a preview of the rack system. I still have a lot to add in terms of brackets and mounting loops for luggage and things like that. I'll expand on everything more. I just wanted to keep you guys in the loop.

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  3. 2sos

    2sos Been here awhile

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    That was actually on out list at one time. The problem is that there is a lot of machining involved with fork braces and we didn't know if it would be feasible. I'm still for it if we can get a few people interested.

    I'll have Robert put it on the list to see if we can get some feedback. Thanks!
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  4. 2sos

    2sos Been here awhile

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    I think we can definitely make something to fix the problem. I know Roberts DR's swing arm is chewed up pretty bad from this problem. Let me take a look at the kickstand tonight and see what I think could be made easily.

    Thanks again for the awesome ideas. Keep them coming folks!
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  5. plugeye

    plugeye MC rescue

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    does the starter still operate without issues?
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  6. mellephants

    mellephants loves dirtbikes

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    Posted in the other thread also:

    My kickstand is loose, too. I've seen a lot of different recommendations about how to fix those. When I looked at mine, seems the correct fix would be to weld the waller'd out hole shut, maybe add a washer to it, and then drill a fresh hole in the correct size.
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  7. Soldier311

    Soldier311 Long timer

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    That's actually a very good idea.

    Afterthought: or maybe drill the waller'd out hole to whatever size to accommodate a bronze bushing from the local Tractor Supply store that will accept a bolt with minimal play.
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  8. polarice

    polarice Former Ice Pirate

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    I thought the tab was missing some beef (ie. metal) on the outer edge and that's what throws the kickstand out at an angle. I guess if it's an oblong hole problem then that's a whole other problem. We will see...:ear
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  9. mellephants

    mellephants loves dirtbikes

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    That would avoid welding, and work, but weaken the mount somewhat, since there isn't an unlimited amount to work with there.

    Mine is both.
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  10. Anonawesome

    Anonawesome Scenic Rider

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    I think this is what Ice is referring to. The kickstand side of the bracket is missing metal, which causes it to lean way too far over. My swingarm is untouched though. I think if this problem exists long enough, it will cause the bolt to wobble, widening the hole in the bracket.

    If I sit there and hammer the thing for 30 minutes, it'll make it better, but making the gap smaller won't really stop the lean, since there's a curve to the metal.

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  11. Anonawesome

    Anonawesome Scenic Rider

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    Oh shit, looking at that again, there's also missing metal on the bike side of the bracket. :puke1
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  12. Anonawesome

    Anonawesome Scenic Rider

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    Y'know whut? Fuk't. Im just unna cut it off and weld 'nuther tab on.....hold my beer.
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  13. mellephants

    mellephants loves dirtbikes

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    The rack in use: pretty big laptop/DSLR bag, with lunch and other things stuffed in as well. Very secure with just one bungee cord. My sore back muscles thank you :D

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    2sos/Ro0K rack on the DR350 by mellephants, on Flickr
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  14. Wadester

    Wadester Rides a dirty bike

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    Yeah, this is what I'm looking for. I'll look forward to when it's available.
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  15. Anonawesome

    Anonawesome Scenic Rider

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    I have to admit. That is just gorgeous.
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  16. Ro0K

    Ro0K Adventurer

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    Now come on guys...we need more criticism than that!

    Seriously though, thanks for the votes of confidence.
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  17. jesse soric

    jesse soric Adventurer

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    The rack system looks great. Looking forward to when it's available. I'm trying the make my own pannier racks but not happy with my ability to manufacture. Yours will be perfect.
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  18. curses

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    Add me to the list for the rack. That rack looks great!
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  19. Ro0K

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    Added! Thanks for the support!
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  20. High Side

    High Side Squidventurer

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    Thanks for adding my name to the rear rack. I have read your posts for website and future multi orders. I have no problem paying for the rack and waiting for the panniers,peg lowering kits and skid plate to be made to have them shipped together. If you have package deals you can pm me and I will pay in advance for all four items.

    Thats cool that your are considering the TR650. I seriously would purchase the same for it (other than the peg lowering kit).

    That rear rack/pannier system is killer. When I get that on my bikes you will be seeing a lot more orders from the great white north !